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!
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.
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.
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
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!
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/singer: Aerosmith, 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.
Full name: Christifer Jordan Minter
Birthday: August 13
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.
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
Full name: Jessie Johnson
Birthday: December, 19
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.
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
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
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, villainDescribe yourself in 3 words: Joyfull, passionate, loyal
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!