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Category Archives: Sophie von Haselberg
Friday, February 8, 2019
Watch For Sophie Von Haselberg This Summer In Lifetime’s New Dramedy, ‘American Princess’
By TV News Desk
Feb. 6, 2019
The world of yesteryear emerges front and center with the premiere of Lifetime’s new scripted dramedy, American Princess on Sunday, June 2 at 9pm ET/PT. From A+E Studios, creator Jamie Denbo and executive producers Jenji Kohan, Tara Herrmann and Mark A. Burley, the series follows runaway bride Amanda Klein (Aussie newcomer Georgia Flood, Anzac Girls, Wentworth) as she joins a Renaissance Faire after her wedding goes awry, only to discover there’s a lot more to life than she once thought. ...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Podcast: Having A Night With Sophie & Ari (And You Can Listen To Them Here!)
You know that thing when you’re invited to a dinner party at your friend’s house? And maybe you had a really stressful day and you don’t want to go at all. Plus your favorite show just premiered a new season and you have a credit in your Seamless account due to a dumpling situation gone awry. But once you get there, something inexplicably magical happens: you have the best time ever. Maybe it’s the food, maybe it’s the booze, maybe it’s the company, but there is definitely an element of je nais sais quoi that makes getting-off-your-couch-mid-TV-binge totally worth it. (Hint: it was at least partly the food.) It’s the kind of party that makes you waltz into work the next day and announce loudly to your coworkers: “Well, I just had A NIGHT.” ...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Alana Stewart rocks a leopard print coat as she steps out with Bette Midler for lunch in Beverly Hills
By ROSS MCDONAGH
18 January 2019
Bette Midler and Alana Stewart stepped out for lunch together in Beverly Hills on Thursday.
The actresses, both 73, enjoyed a bite to eat at the upmarket E Baldi.
Alana, who is her companion’s senior by seven months, looked gorgeous in knee-high black boots and a sexy figure-hugging black dress, cinched at the waist, flashing a little leg via side split.
She matched it with a luxurious leopard print fur coat, likely faux.
Bette meanwhile matched her boots, pairing hers with a black jumpsuit.
She finished her ensemble in a cosy thick brown long corduroy coat, and a stylish grey scarf. ...
Monday, October 29, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Sophie Von Haselberg Will Be Representing The Movie ‘Ask For Jane’ Tonight, Oct. 11
WHAT: The 14th Annual La Femme International Film Festival closing night ceremony will host a Red Carpet & Awards Ceremony on October 14, 2018. The evening will begin with award nominees, our honorees and celebrities walking the red carpet and culminate in an after party following the ceremony. Our evening sponsors will include: Food Perfected Catering with a hosted bar. Premier Acapella an all-female singing group, will perform at the ceremony and Jill-Michele Meleán (MadTV) is the comedian Master of Ceremonies. ...
Thursday, July 26, 2018
‘American Princess’: Matt Peters, Lucas Hazlett, Sophie Von Haselberg Among 10 Cast As Recurring Roles On Lifetime Series
Deadline ‘American Princess’: Matt Peters, Lucas Hazlett, Sophie Von Haselberg Among 10 Cast As Recurring Roles On Lifetime Series by Denise Petski July 24, 2018 9:15am Lifetime’s straight-to-series drama American Princess has rounded out its recurring cast, adding Matt Peters (Orange Is the New Black), Lucas Hazlett (Life in Pieces, Wrecked), Lex King (Troy: Fall of a City), Steve Agee (Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, New Girl), Kitana Turnbull (A Series of Unfortunate Events), Mike Lane(Nobodies), Juan Alfonso (Young & Hungry), Sophie Von Haselberg(American Crime Story, House of Cards), Sas Goldberg (Ocean’s Eight) and Patrick Gallagher (Siren). They join previously announced series lead Georgia Flood, Lucas Neff, Seana Kofoed, Rory O’Malley and Mary Hollis Inboden in the series from Jenji Kohen, Jamie Denbo and Tara Hermann. Created, written and executive produced by Denbo (Ronna & Beverly), American Princess follows Amanda (Flood), an Upper East Side socialite who runs away from her own dream wedding when she realizes that the life she thought she wanted, wasn’t actually right after all. When she stumbles upon a Renaissance Faire, she experiences an unexpected awakening, leading her to leave everything she thought she cared about behind. While at the Faire, Amanda quickly develops new friendships, rivalries and romance that opens her eyes to new beginnings. The 10-episode series is co-produced by A+E Studios and Global Road Entertainment. Peters will play Shart O’belly, a Ren Faire actor and one of David’s hilarious sidekicks performing in the mud pit. Hazlett is Stick, a Ren Faire actor and David’s other sidekick performing in the mud pit. King will portray Callie, David’s faire girlfriend. An ethereal beauty, super aloof and into holistic healing. She basically brushes horses for a living and intimidates Amanda just by being her blasé, confident self. Agee is Lee, the put-upon manager of the Royal Renaissance Festival. A grumpy guy in middle management, with his hard-partying years long behind him, Lee spends most of his time keeping the place running and getting by with the bare minimum. Turnbull portrays Breeze, a smart, self-aware and well-spoken teenager going through teenage issues all while being raised on the Renaissance Faire circuit. Lane is Bo, a nerdy Ren Faire enthusiast who doesn’t work there, but goes every weekend with his girlfriend. They dress in full garb and are both very committed to Ren Faire-speak with non-existent English accents. Alfonso plays Juan Andres, aka ‘Faire Bear,’ who sells cast iron mugs at the Ren Faire and teases passing patrons all day. A classic film buff in his down time, he shows a romantic interest in an unlikely Faire compatriot. Von Haselberg will portray Natasha, a proprietor of one of the Royal Renaissance Festival food booths. She is also in an unconventional but committed relationship at the Faire and shows Amanda how fun life on the circuit can be. Goldberg is Erin Klein-Fagel, Amanda’s older sister who has a husband, two kids and a very typical Upper East Side life full of nannies and private Pilates classes. She is concerned that Amanda is having a mental breakdown, but also slightly envious of her freedom. Gallagher portrays Friar Woodruff, the ‘Friar’ at the Royal Renaissance Festival who is always ready to lend an ear or a swig of his famous homemade Devil’s scotch. Kohan (Orange is the New Black, GLOW), Herrmann, (Orange is the New Black, GLOW) and Mark Burley (Orange is the New Black, GLOW) also executive produce. Peters is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and APA. Hazlett is repped by 3 Arts, CAA and Josh Sandler. King is repped by TalentWorks, Denton Brierley in the UK and Generate. Agee is repped by AKA Talent Agency and Generate. Turnbull is repped by Osbrink and Matt Sherman Management. Lane is repped by 3 Arts, APA and Melissa Fox. Alfonso is repped by Maria Chaidez of Nancy Chaidez Agency and Joseph DiTomo of Curtis Talent Management. Von Haselberg is repped by Barry McPherson of APA, Meg Mortimer of Authentic Talent and Literary Management and Jordan Manekin, Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, P.C. Goldberg is repped by ise Management, CAA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Gallagher is repped by AKA Talent Agency and Vanguard Management Group.
Friday, February 16, 2018
Newsweek ‘ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE’ EPISODE 5 FACT VS. FICTION: WHAT ‘AMERICAN CRIME STORY’ GOT RIGHT BY ANNA MENTA ON 2/14/18 AT 10:00 PM After two weeks without a glimpse of its title character, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace finally gets back to the famed Italian designer. Episode five, “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” written by Tom Rob Smith and directed by Dan Minahan, opens on his decision to publicly come out as a gay man. It’s a brief interlude. The episode quickly returns to the story of serial killer Andrew Cunanan, as played by Darren Criss. Here’s what Wednesday night’s episode got right and wrong.
Gianni Versace’s Coming OutIn the opening scene, Versace (played by Édgar Ramírez) informs his sister Donatella (Penélope Cruz) of his plan to come out publicly, via an interview with the Advocate, an LGBT-interest magazine. This is based on fact: The real 1995 interview was a huge deal for the gay community. American Crime Story showrunner Ryan Murphy, who is openly gay, told Vice the article inspired him when he was younger. “I remember being so proud and excited when he did that [coming out] interview in The Advocate because at the time there wasn’t really a lot of people who were brave enough to live their life in the open,” Murphy said. “So for me, I had a great passion for it, and I was very emotional shooting it.” (You can read an excerpt of Brendan Lemon’s Advocate article, archived on Questia.)
Friday, February 9, 2018
Mister D: Don’t know if any of you Betteheads caught this or not, but Sophie von Haselberg was in this week’s episode of The Assassination of Gianni Versace. She played Linda, a friend of of MN architect, David Madson, an ex-boyfriend of Andrew Cunanan. Poor Soph found one of the bodies Andrew left in his wake. She was in a good two segments of the show. With her hairstyle, she reminded me so much of her mother in Big Business, but of course without the laughs. She did a great job and I can’t wait to see her in more things.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Mister D: Sophie von Haselberg has completed another movie entitled, Ask For Jane, which is based on real events. It’s the story of a group of college aged women who develop “an underground abortion network that helped over 10,000 women get illegal abortions in Chicago between 1968 and 1973. The movie gets high praise from feminist warrior, Gloria Steinem. Rachel Carey directed and wrote the script. It’s scheduled to be released in 2018 Plot Summary: In 1968 Chicago, young college student Susan takes a step outside her normal, sheltered life to help a desperate friend find a safe but illegal abortion. Susan and her more radical dormmate Janice form a friendship as they start providing the doctor’s number to other desperate women — until the doctor angrily refuses to help them. Instead of giving up, the young women decide to think bigger. Susan and her friends form the Jane Collective: a secret organization to help other women obtain safe abortions by connecting them with doctors who will provide the service safely and at low cost. Susan sacrifices her career plans, her boyfriend, and even her relationship with her mother in the name of helping women in need. When the women of Jane are eventually arrested, they face the ultimate test of their commitment to the cause and to each other. Deadline ‘Ask For Jane’: Competing Underground Abortion Project Underway by Anita Busch July 26, 2017 11:36am There are now two ‘Jane’ underground projects on their way in Hollywood. An indie film Ask For Jane is just now getting underway in New York from Cait Johnston and co-starring this year’s Emmy-nominated actress Alison Wright (The Americans). That follows a very similar project from Amazon, who bought a spec titled This is Jane based on Laura Kaplan’s non-fiction book The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service. Amazon picked that up earlier this year. Related’Snowpiercer’ Casts Alison Wright & Benjamin Haigh; Vincent Piazza Enters ‘The Passage’ Both projects are based on the historic true story of the underground abortion network in Chicago created by college called The Jane Collective, which helped over 11,000 women get illegal abortions in Chicago between 1969 and 1973 before Roe v. Wade allowed legal abortions. The indie film will also feature a cameo from Judith Arcana, a writer, activist and real life member of The Janes, who is acting as a consulting producer on the film. Ask For Jane is currently shooting and stars producer Johnston (The Knick, Ripped!), Sarah Ramos (Parenthood, Midnight, Texas), the aforementioned Wright (who was also in Feud: Bette and Joan), Cody Horn (Magic Mike, Demonic), Sarah Steele (Spanglish, The Good Wife, The Humans), Chloe Levine (The Transfiguration, Netflix’s The OA) and Ben Rappaport (Mr. Robot, For the People & Hope Springs). The film was written and directed by first-time feature filmmaker Rachel Carey. The female-focused film is produced by Carolines Entertainment’s Caroline Hirsch (founder of Carolines on Broadway comedy club) and NYEH Entertainment’s Josh Folan (The Light of the Moon). In 2016, filmmaker Carey and Johnston’s limited series Ask for Jane was one of three finalists chosen in the New York Television Festival Works 4 Progress Initiative with Participant Media. The film follows both the women and men who, during this time in America when abortions were illegal, reproductive rights were being challenged and birth control wasn’t easily accessible or morally accepted, worked behind the scenes to keep reproductive rights for all women by helping women attain abortions. The ‘Janes’ wrote their own rules and damned the law. “So many of the lawmakers trying to restrict abortion access (today) have never even considered the disparate reasons why a woman might be driven to seek one,” said creator, producer and star Johnston. “Ask For Jane beautifully depicts a few of their stories, and illustrates how vital it is to keep this procedure legal and safe,” “Ask For Jane is an incredibly impactful and timely story, that inspires us to act and protect,” said producer Caroline Hirsch, “At a time when women still struggle for reproduction rights, we cannot wait to bring the actions of such a brave group of women and men to the screen as a reminder that we need to continue fighting.” Ask for Jane is produced by Hirsch, Folan and Johnston; executive producers are Raptor Films’ Cathleen Ihasz and Nicole Ihasz. Websites:
Mister D: The series is in post production. It’s a comedy and it seems Sophie is the lead. Her characters name is Isabelle St. Barth. I couldn’t find anything on what it’s about, but Sophie, in this clip, has a way with words like her mother. One of the writers, Kevin Reich, is a writer on the hit series “The Mick” Stars: Sophie von Haselberg, Kevin Reich, Rightor Doyle WASP_JoshuaTree_EC_110617 from Kevin Reich on Vimeo.