Insights from the Cinematic World: Actors /Directors

As well, as music videos, Tarsem has directed some high profile television commercials, including the Pepsi "We Will Rock You" campaign, featuring Britney Spears, Pink and Beyoncé Knowles.

Tarsem Singh

Tarsem Dhandwar Singh (born 26 May 1961), known professionally as Tarsem, is an Indian director who has worked on films, music videos, and commercials. Tarsem is a Sikh-American and was born in Jalandhar, India. His father was an aircraft engineer. He attended the Bishop Cotton School, Simla, Hans Raj College, Delhi, and is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Michael Jackman (born 12 October 1968) is an Australian actor and producer who is involved in film, musical theatre, and television. Hugh Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as action/superhero, period and romance characters. He is known for his role as Wolverine in the X-Men series.

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Gerard Butler was at one time the lead singer for a Scottish rock band named Speed, although music eventually became his second love after acting.

Gerard Butler

Gerard Butler was born in Paisley, Scotland, the youngest of three children of Margaret and Edward Butler, a bookmaker. Of Irish descent, he was brought up in a strict Roman Catholic family. Butler spent the first few years of his life in Montreal, Quebec, before the family returned to live in Scotland.Gerard Butler regularly attended Celtic Park as a supporter but has found that moving to Hollywood can be a problem when trying to keep up with the results.

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Laurence Fishburne is a big fan of Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor of screen and stage, as well as a playwright, director, and producer. Laurence Fishburne is perhaps best known for his roles as Morpheus in the Matrix science fiction film trilogy

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Taylor Kitsch was one of Rolling Stone's Hot 100 List 2009

Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch was born in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Originally set to become a professional hockey player, before a bad knee injury ended his career. He moved to New York in 2002 after receiving an opportunity to pursue modeling with IMG and studied acting there as well.

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In 2003, it was announced that De Niro had been diagnosed with prostate cancer, although he went on to make a full recovery

Robert de Niro

Robert De Niro, Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, director and producer. His first major film role was in 1973’s Bang the Drum Slowly. Robert De Niro was born in New York City, the son of Virginia Admiral, and Robert De Niro, Sr., an abstract an italian and Irish descent expressionist painter and sculptor.

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In 2005, Esai Morales (along with Mercedes Ruehl) received the Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA)

Esai Morales

Esai Manuel Morales, Jr. (born October 1, 1962) is an American actor known for his role as Bob Valenzuela in the 1987 biopic La Bamba. He also appeared in the PBS drama American Family and in the Showtime series Resurrection Blvd..

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Kenny Wormald's favorite actor is Daniel Day-Lewis

Kenny Wormald

Kenny Wormald grew up in Stoughton, MA and began dancing at the age of 6 after his mom saw him dancing to a New Kids On The Block video. He attended Sherry Gold Dance Studios, which is now known as The Gold School in Brockton, Massachusetts. At eleven he won the Master Dance of New England, at thirteen Junior Mr. Dance of New England

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Jordana Beatty mom use to be an actress when she was a child

Jordana Beatty

Jordana Beatty has been acting since she was four. She began her career doing national commercials in her native Australia before expanding to television with guest appearance on the TV series Legend of the Seeker and a recurring role on the Australian series All Saints.

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James Cameron is a member of the NASA Advisory Council and is working on the project to put cameras on an upcoming manned Mars mission.

James Cameron

In total, James Cameron’s directorial efforts have grossed approximately US$2 billion in North America and US$6 billion worldwide. Without adjusting for inflation, Cameron’s Titanic and Avatar are the two highest-grossing films of all time at $1.8 billion and $2.7 billion respectively. In March 2011 he was named Hollywood’s top earner by Vanity Fair, with estimated 2010 earnings of $257 million.

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Luc Besson has been criticized as the most Hollywood of French filmakers

Luc Besson

Luc Besson ( born 18 March 1959) is a French film director, writer, and producer. He is the creator of EuropaCorp film company. He has been involved with over 50 films, spanning 26 years, as writer, director, and/or producer.

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