The Amethyst Dragon Series

The 2nd amazing book series by D.C. Grace, introducing the
Dragon Fae to all fantasy genre afficionados!

Actors from the Pixie Dust Book Short

We know you're all really ITCHING to get your hands on the second book in the Amethyst Dragon series - Pixie Dust. And we're sure you're looking forward to watching the Book Short for it as well. What's a Book Short, you ask? It's like a book trailer, only longer. The Book Short for Pixie Dust will be shooting next month, so we will be posting information about the actors, and as we shoot, we'll post photos from the set as well!

Gannon Broughton as DADE BLUE-THERROR

Full Name: Gannon Lee Broughton

Birthday: March 27

Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Hobbies: horseback riding, surfing the waves, photography

Favorite foods: sushi, lobster, anything seafood and milkshakes

Favorite TV show/movie: I watch a lot of Nat Geo on tv. Favorite movie is Dark Shadows

Favorite band/singer: I like a lot of them. Green Day, Cage The Elephant, The Verve and Oasis

Actor I admire: Right now, Johnny Depp

Why I started acting: It's kind of cool being able to become a whole other person and be someone completely different.

Dislikes: Pushiness, fakes and driving during rush hour.

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: I'm getting to do it, so I guess that wish is granted!

Describe yourself in 3 words: Easygoing, happy and blessed.

Tara Bianco as SHELBY MERCY

Full Name: Tara Witherspoon Bianco

Birthday: July 11

Hometown: Hilton Head Island, SC

Hobbies: Acting, SInging, Dancing, and going to the Atlanta Falcon Football games!!

Favorite foods: Steak!!!

Favorite TV show/movie: Twilight

Favorite band/singer: I got to go old school and say the Backstreet Boys. I loved them ever since I was a little girl and still do.

Actor I admire: I can't just pick one, but I have a top three: Amanda Seyfried, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon.

Why I started acting: I started acting because I love to portray different characters than myself. You get to experience things that probably you may not in real life.

Dislikes: Heartbreakers.

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: Honestly, I would say that Shelby Mercy is definitely one character I have always wanted to play. I've wanted to portray a girl that either a human or mythical creature is totally in love with. Being able to act out that situation is breath-taking to me.

Describe yourself in 3 words: out-going, lovable, dedicated

Landon Olhm as CAELIO


Full Name: I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill you! :P

Birthday: July 3rd! Yep, it's coming soon!

Hometown: Larchmont, NY

Hobbies: Babes, watching babes, watching babes watch me, and crochet. ;)

Favorite foods: The standard, NY thin pizza, burgers, chili cheese fries and egg cream

Favorite TV show/movie: Cartoon Network junkie here, and a fist-pump for da Jersey Shore! And I like ALL kinds of movies.

Favorite band/singer: Hoobestank, The Fray, and I am totally in love with Katy Perry.

Actor I admire: Pretty much myself since I landed such a sweet gig! Lol, kidding! Hugh Jackman rules!

Why I started acting: Because my mom said I was a big ham so I'd be good at it.

Dislikes: Why does this sound like a category on the Sims? I dislike stink, vampirism and robots! :P

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: Darth Vadar!

Describe yourself in 3 words: Mondo super fabulous!

Josh Hurley as RAEDSELF


Full name: Joshua Hurley

Birthday: July 31

Hometown: Pocatello, Idaho

Hobbies: Reading, writing, running, improv, eating food morsels off of friend’s plates

Favorite foods: Subway foot long turkey with Swiss on wheat.  Pad-Thai. Jambalaya. Natural peanut butter. Diet Coke. My mom’s Thanksgiving dinner (because she only cooks once a year) 

Favorite TV show/movie: TV:  Curb Your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad, Friday Night Lights, SNL;  MOVIES:  Clue, Tommy Boy, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, Annie Hall

Favorite band/singerAerosmith,  Randy Newman

Actor I admire: Robin Williams

Why I started acting: Around 3 years old I discovered that making people laugh is the 2nd most gratifying thing I could do…the first being able to use the bathroom on my own.

Dislikes: Arrogance.  Selfishness.  Old lady perfume.

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: A drunken magician with multiple personalities.  Or a Clue character.  Or Roger DeBris from ‘The Producers’ (but that ship has sailed).  Anything directed by Mel Brooks or Woody Allen.

Describe yourself in 3 words: Site specific extrovert.

Christifer Minter as MARSHALL TOWNES


Full name: Christifer Jordan Minter

Birthday: August 13

Hometown: Sellersburg

Hobbies: MMA, baseball. Dance, poetry

Favorite foods: Spaghetti

Favorite TV show/movie: Dragon ball z/ step brothers

Favorite band/singer:  Pierce the veil

Actor I admire: Dave Chappelle

Why I started acting: I started acting because Dawn asked me to.

Dislikes: ?

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: A Police Officer

Describe yourself in 3 words: Cool, Calm, Collected

Jessie Johnson as TRYAMON

Full name: Jessie Johnson

Birthday: December, 19

Hometown: Abbeville

Hobbies: Swimming, writing

Favorite foods: Salmon and Steak & Shake hamburger  

Favorite TV show/movie: True life/ Superman (Richard Donner version)

Favorite band/singer:  Bruce Springsteen

Actor I admire: Dakota Fanning

Why I started acting: I think every little kid is fascinated with the make believe, I just don’t think I ever stopped.

Dislikes: Cynicism

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: Johanna Mason in Catching fire

Describe yourself in 3 words: Funny, bold, underestimated

Anna-Sophie Keller as IZZY JONES

Full name: Anna-Sophie Keller

Birthday: December 2

Hometown: Lindau, Bodensee (Germany)

Hobbies: Cooking/Baking, running, playing tennis

Favorite foods: I'm a health nut who's obsessed with Nutella. hehe I love seafood 

Favorite TV show/movie: Show: Downton Abbey. Movie: V for Vendetta

Favorite band/singer:  I really don't have one

Actor I admire: So many for different reasons. Helen Mirren, for example, I find just fabulous because she is a great talent both on screen and on the stage. It's hard to balance both.

Why I started acting: Oh goodness, I don't even know. I always liked playing "house" or games where I had to create characters other than myself when I was younger. There's just a freedom that comes with acting. You're not limited to just yourself. Your imagination can wander to places that might not be appropriate in everyday situations and bring characters like that to life.

Dislikes: People standing on escalators! Biggest pet peeve right there. They were designed to get you up/down a floor faster. You want to stand? Take the elevator!

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: I love thrillers. I'd love to play a character that has more than one side to them. Something dramatic, but you have to work to figure them out.

Describe yourself in 3 words: Independent, friendly, talkative

Sharon Oliphant as RAISIE


Full name: Sharon Oliphant

Birthday: July 27

Hometown: Rising Fawn, GA

Hobbies: Reading, research, outdoor activities, athletics

Favorite foods: Fish, eggs, fruit  

Favorite TV show/movie: Alias, Lord of the rings

Favorite band/singer:  Tree 63

Actor I admire: Cate Blanchett

Why I started acting: I like to experience different ways of living through training, study and different cultures. Learn as much as I can in the time I have. I love to travel, this is a wonderful way to do that. And let's face it, when would we be able to wield a sword and ride a horse in real life with any purpose?  Acting is so much about the characters we are portraying, but also deep in our heart we learn and grow from their experiences.

Dislikes: A loose tongue.  Spoiled kids. Rotten avocados

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: Spy, super hero, villain

Describe yourself in 3 words: Joyfull, passionate, loyal


Henson Milam as MINNIE BOWLES

Full name: Henson Milam

Birthday: May 22nd

Hometown: Summerfield, North Carolina

Hobbies: Singing, musical theatre

Favorite foods: Red velvet cupcakes!!!  

Favorite TV show/movie: Full House

Favorite band/singer:  Neon Trees

Actor I admire: Sutton Foster

Why I started acting: I wanted to make people feel everything. Happiness, sadness, anger, confusion - everything. Being able to do something like that makes me feel like I have made a difference in someone's day.

Dislikes: Rumors and mint chocolate chip gum

If I could play any kind of role in a movie, I'd like to be: Snow White!

Describe yourself in 3 words: Unique, passionate, astonishing!