Sunday, 31 July 2011

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy Anne Summers- Sarah Michelle Gellar

After the end of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gellar's starred in  2004 horror film The Grudge, Gellar appeared in the sequel The Grudge 2, which opened in October 2006. Gellar next appeared in the thriller The Return, she also then lent her voice to two animated films, Happily N'Ever After and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She followed those with a string of films. Gellar was offered a role in Stardust but turned it down to spend more time with her husband.
In 2011 Gellar signed on to star and work as executive producer for a new drama titled Ringer in which she plays a woman on the run who manages to hide by living the life of her wealthy twin sister. The show was originally made for CBS but was picked up by its sister channel The CW in May 2011. As of September 2008, Gellar's films have grossed US$627.3 million.

Alexander "Xander" LaVelle Harris- Nicholas Brendon

Brendon joined the cast of Kitchen Confidential. Thirteen episodes were made, but the series was cancelled on December 9 of the same year, after the fourth episode aired with low ratings. In 2006, he voiced  Huntsboy for season 2 of the animated series American Dragon: Jake Long.  Brendon co-starred with Noah Wyle in the play Lobster Alice, in Los Angeles. That same year, Brendon reunited with his former Buffy on-screen sweetheart, Charisma Carpenter, in the ABC Family TV movie Relative Chaos.
Brendon appeared in the recurring role of FBI technical analyst Kevin Lynch on the TV series Criminal Minds. He was in the 2010 Blank Theatre production of Christopher Durang's play, Why Torture Is Wrong, And The People Who Love Them at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. On September 29, 2010 he premiered his web comic 'Very Bad Koalas' co-created with animation director/producer Steve Loter. The web comic will run 52 weeks at On October 28, 2010, Brendon began a 3-episode arc on ABC's Private Practice playing Lee McHenry.

Willow Rosenberg- Alyson Hannigan

Hannigan guest spot on the Buffy spin-off, Angel, reprising her role of Willow in a few episodes. In early 2004, Hannigan made her West End debut, starring in a stage adaptation of When Harry Met Sally... at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, opposite Luke Perry. In 2005, Hannigan returned to starring in a regular television series, appearing in the hit comedy, How I Met Your Mother, as Lily, and also playing a recurring guest role on Veronica Mars as Trina Echolls.
In February 2006, Hannigan starred as Julia Jones in Date Movie, a parody of romantic comedies. She was also a guest star on the ABC animated sitcom The Goode Family in 2009. Hannigan joined forces with Emily Deschanel, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee in a "video slumber party" featured on to promote regular breast cancer screenings for the organization Stand Up 2 Cancer.

  Rupert Giles- Anthony Stewart Head

He now lives in Bath, England with his wife and two kids in 2001, he appeared in a special web cast version of Doctor Who. In 2002, he co-starred in the BBC Two television series Manchild,  he also appeared in guest roles in various other dramas, he appeared in My Family, he was featured as the Prime Minister in the popular BBC comedy sketch show Little Britain from 2003 to 2005, and guest starred in Monarch of the Glen. Outside of television work, he has released an album of songs.
Head also narrated a BBC behind-the-scenes programme for the American television series Heroes, Heroes Unmasked. He has also been seen as Maurice Riley in the BBC Drama The Invisibles alongside Warren Clarke. Head is part of the regular cast of the BBC drama series Merlin, which derives its title from the mythical wizard of the same name. Head plays King Uther Pendragon, the father of Prince Arthur. The programme completed its third series in December 2010.
Angel- David Boreanaz

Boreanaz's only starring role in a major theatrical film was in 2001's slasher horror film, Valentine. In 2002, he had a supporting role in a Lifetime television movie titled I'm with Lucy. In 2005, Boreanaz began starring opposite Emily Deschanel on the current television series, Bones. He also appeared in These Girls, he also voiced Hal Jordan in the direct to video DC Comics animated feature Justice League: The New Frontier. In the season three finale of his TV series Bones, Boreanaz's character Seeley Booth is seen in his bathtub reading an issue of Green Lantern, the character he voiced in that feature. As well as being a producer on Bones since its third season, Boreanaz also directed a number of episodes.

Spike- James Marsters

After Buffy ended Marsters carried Spike over to the Buffy spin-off show, Angel, Marsters had Spike's trademark bleached hair shaved off for charity live on television in On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Aside from playing the character, Marsters also wrote a comic book one-shot for Dark Horse Comics, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru. Marsters has also narrated the audio books for The Dresden Files. In late 2005, Marsters appeared on the television series Smallville playing Dr. Milton Fine. In 2008, James Marsters guest starred in Torchwood. Marsters portrays the character "Piccolo Daimao" in the live-action film adaptation of the popular Dragon Ball manga and anime, It was announced in August 2010 that Marsters would be joining the cast of Syfy Channel series Three Inches as a series regular.

Dawn Summers- Michelle Trachtenberg

In March 2005, Trachtenberg starred in a  family comedy drama Ice Princess. April 2006 Trachtenberg guest-starred in the episode of House, M.D., In 2006, Trachtenberg guest-starred in the sixth season of Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In December 2006, Trachtenberg starred in Black Christmas.
In 2007 she was cast as the female lead in an ABC comedy pilot called The Hill, Trachtenberg appeared on The CW hit show Gossip Girl as Georgina Sparks. In 2009, Trachtenberg was a cast member on the NBC drama Mercy, the series however was not renewed for a second season. On June 9, 2011, Trachtenberg guest-starred on Love Bites as Jodie. On June 28, 2011, it was announced that Trachtenberg is joining Weeds as a guest star in 2011's series finale season. Trachtenberg appeared in the 2009 film 17 Again.

Friday, 8 July 2011

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

In 2005, Will Smith aka ( The Fresh Prince) was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for attending a record breaking three premieres in a 24-hour time span. Smith starred in the film I Am Legend,  its opening was the largest ever for a film released in the United States during December.  Smith is currently developing a film entitled The Last Pharaoh, in which he will star as Taharqa.
President Barack Obama has stated that if a film were to ever be made about his life, he would have Smith play his part, because "he has the ears".  He is currently filming Men in Black III for a 2012 release playing Agent J one of his more popular earlier roles, making this his first major starring role in four years.

Alfonso Ribeiro aka ( Carlton Banks ) starred in LL Cool J's show In the House and  host Your Big Break. In 1997, he performed the voice of Roland Jackson in Extreme Ghostbusters. He has also appeared in Smith's "Wild Wild West" video  and made  a cameo for the Fergie music video "Glamorous".
Beginning in August 2006, Ribeiro was a contestant on Fox's new reality show Celebrity Duets, he also participated in the Mario Lemieux Celebrity Invitational to benefit cancer research. In 2008, Ribeiro hosted Nick At Nite's. Most recently Ribeiro was a featured performer aboard the Disney Cruise Line ship. Ribeiro directed episodes of  All of Us, He is currently hosting his first game show, GSN's Catch-21.

James Avery aka (Uncle Phil) often plays characters in legal or high-level professional fields. In addition to his fame in sitcoms, he did voice acting for many animated series, most notably the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series and Iron Man in the 1990s.
He also performed in the single season production of Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys. He has been the primary host of Going Places, a popular travel and adventure series on PBS. He also guest starred in That '70s Show, CSI,  The Closer, That's So Raven and  My Wife and Kids. He was cast in the new sitcom Sherri, starring Sherri Shepherd playing her father.

 Karyn Parsons aka ( Hilary Banks ) co-created, co-produced and co-starred in the sitcom Lush Life. In 2001, she starred in the critically acclaimed The Job with Denis Leary. Besides television, Parsons has also starred in several films, particularly in comedies such as Late Nights, Major Payne and The Ladies Man. Parsons' current project is Sweet Blackberry, producing a line of animated films about unsung black heroes. The first in the series is about Henry Box Brown.

Daphne Maxwell Reid aka (Vivian Banks ) has starred in many shows which include Sister Sister,  In the House, Linc's, Crossing Jordan, Slavery and the Making of America and her most recent television appearances were in the recurring role as JT's mother, Frances Hunter, on the UPN sitcom Eve.

In the final season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1995–1996, Tatyana Ali (Ashley Banks)debut album peaked at 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and on the UK Singles Chart. The album spawned two further UK hits, she made an appearance in Smith's album Willennium for the track "Who Am I" with MC Lyte. Along with her musical career, Tatyana kept acting in many films. In 2005, she completed work on the film Glory Road. She also appeared in the subsequent music video which gained coverage on the "What the Buzz" segment of ABC’s World News Now.
She is currently preparing to release her second album, the album is titled "The Light".
She is also producing and starring in the BET web show, Buppies. She is currently on recurring status on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Roxanne. Ali currently can be seen in the show, Love That Girl! on TV One as the lead character.

Sunday, 3 July 2011

The X Factor

Party in the Park flyer / imageOn 26 March 2006, Andy Abraham's debut album entered the UK album chart at number two, selling 176,000 copies in its first week In 2006. Abraham's second album, Soul Man, was not as popular yet it still managed to make the Top 20 in the UK Charts. His third studio album, Even If, was released in June 2008 to positive reviews. 
In January 2010 Andy signed up with celebrity management agency Champions,
on 14 March 2010 Andy performed at Arsenal player Theo Walcott's 21st birthday party, alongside Beverley Knight.
On 1 March 2008, Abraham won Eurovision Your Decision 2008, the UK selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, In the final, Abraham finished equal last of the 25 entries, In addition to becoming only the second UK act ever to come last in Eurovision.

In 2010 Nikitta's career began an upward climb, collaborating with many household names in the production of music for her forthcoming album. Nikitta can also be seen as a model, representing various fashion franchises across the UK, and is managed by Northern Star Artist Management. In July 2010, she participated in the TV show Don't Stop Believing. Angus is currently a member of reality group G*Mania.

Jamie Archer is recording his debut album with his band ARCHER, which is due for release in 2011."Insanity" will be the band's debut single, available on pre-order online from 26th June 2011. He is an official celebrity supporter of the World Society for the Protection of Animals' campaign against intensive dairy farming

After winning The X Factor, Steve Brookstein was immediately signed to the Sony BMG record label through which he released his first single, a cover of "Against All Odds". The song debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number 2 and then climbed to number 1. Brookstein released his debut album Heart and Soul on 9 May 2005 through Sony BMG, The album was a success. In August 2005 it was announced that Sony BMG had dropped him from their line-up only eight months after his X Factor victory and despite the success of his debut single and album.
On 2 October 2006, he released his second single, "Fighting Butterflies", independently. Although accompanied and promoted by a music video, the song failed to chart in the UK Top 75. In March 2010, Brookstein performed at a pub in Cornwall where punters paid £2.50 to hear him sing. The gig was dubbed a sell-out. In May 2010, he was voted the biggest reality flop of all time.

Michelle McManus

Remember Michelle McManus from Pop Idol UK, while what happened?

Michelle McManus is a Scottish singer, actress, radio DJ and television presenter, who rose to fame after winning the second series of the UK talent show Pop Idol.
McManus debut album The Meaning of Love (2004) in the UK and Ireland before being dropped by her management and record label. During a 2007 appearance on ITV's Loose Women, McManus stated that she believed that she was dropped due to her weight, as her record company could not build any merchandise around her image.

She has subsequently appeared in musicals and theatre productions throughout the UK, Ireland and Asia, as well as establishing herself as a radio DJ and television presenter in Scotland.
Currently, Mcmanus is the co-host of STV's daily topical magazine show The Hour previously with Stephen Jardine until he left in May 2011.

Nina Sky

Nina Sky is a musical duo composed of Nicole and Natalie Albino. The twins then proceeded to write "Move Ya Body", mixing Caribbean, R&B, and pop rhythms.

The single "Move Ya Body" was released on April 27, 2004 and reached number 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. By July 17, "Move Ya Body" had gone to the top 5 on both sides of the Atlantic and had also reached the top 5 of a world combined R&B chart based on the US, UK, Germany, France and Australia. On June 29, 2004 they released their first album, featuring Betty Wright.
Nina Sky was recording on their second studio album, Starting Today. The album was originally due on July 27, 2007 but the release was postponed due to the duo leaving their label. It’s unclear when the album will be released.

They are currently in a battle with their record company Polo Grounds Records, over the release of their new album "Starting Today". They have said they want to be released from their contract with the label because the label no longer supports them.
In early 2011 they worked with Creep on their song 'You'. On May 16th, they released the music video on their official website. They have recently confirmed that a new EP is in the works.

Saturday, 2 July 2011


The Sugababes are an English pop girl group based in London, consisting of members Heidi, Amelle and Jade Ewen.
The Sugababes were formed in 1998 by founding members Siobhán, Mutya and Keisha. In August 2001, after just one album Siobhán departed and was replaced by Heidi. In 2005, Mutya left the band and was replaced by Amelle. In 2009, it was confirmed that after eleven years in the band, Keisha was no longer part of the group and had been replaced by Jade Ewen.

                                                            Past members

 Keisha Buchanan features on the song "Far Away" from Jay Sean's UK edition of All or Nothing. Buchanan is currently recording her debut solo album.

Since her departure from the Sugababes, Mutya Buena has worked with a range of record producers, singers and musicians, including Amy Winehouse, George Michael and dance music writers Groove Armada. Buena began working on her debut album in early 2006, the first single to was duet with George Michael , entitled This Is Not Real Love. Released in November 2006, it was a U.K. Top 20. Buena was on the Channel 4 show, Celebrity Big Brother 2009 until she walked on the night of the second eviction, Buena's latest appearance was performing at Birmingham Gay Pride on 28 May 2011.

Siobhán Donaghy started writing music with the help of former producer Cameron McVey, In March 2003, Donaghy released "Nothing But Song" On 23 June 2003, she released her first commercial solo single "Overrated", which peaked at 19 in the United Kingdom. Donaghy's debut album Revolution in Me was released 29 September 2003. She recorded a second album Ghosts which was released on 25 June 2007 and peaked at 92. She also appeared as the character of Mimi, a lead role, in the William Baker directed production of RENT in London's West End at the Duke of York's Theatre.

N Sync where are they now ?

N Sync was an American boy band formed in 1995, N Sync was a all boy band consisted of J.C Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick. They got stardom from they second album No Strings Attached which sold over one million copies in one day and 2.42 million copies in one week. In March 2010, the group's website was relaunched to keep fans updated on the various members' projects.

JC Chasez


J C Chasez born Joshua Scott is an american singer, song writer, entertainer and record producer. In 2004, Chasez released a solo album, schizophrenic, and has gone on to write and produce for music acts such as Girls Aloud,  David Archuleta, Matthew Morrison, and the Backstreet Boys. He is currently a judge for America's Best Dance Crew.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American musician and actor. He has won six Grammys as well as two Emmy Awards.
In 2002 he released his debut solo album Justified, which sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. Timberlake continued his success with his second solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Near the end of 2002, Timberlake was the first celebrity to appear on Punk'd, Three episodes later, he set up Kelly Osbourne to be punk'd, making him the first celebrity to appear on the show more than once.

Timberlake has co-owned or provided celebrity endorsement for three restaurants in the United States. He also has his own brand of tequila called 901 In 2005, Timberlake launched the William Rast clothing line with childhood friend Juan Ayala. 
Timberlake also became a well know actor with movies such as Alpha Dog, Black Snake Moan, Shrek, The Social Network, Bad Teacher which was just released and he next movie will be Friends with Benefits.

Lance Bass

Lance Bass born James Lance Bass is a singer, film and television producer and author. In 2000, Bass formed a music management company named Free Lance Entertainment, Free Lance soon folded after disappointing sales.
In July 2006, Bass revealed that he is gay and released an autobiography, Out of Sync, in October 2007, which debuted on the New York Times Best Seller list.
Bass was a contestant on Season 7 of Dancing with the Stars.

Joey Fatone

 Born Joseph Anthony Fatone, Jr.  is a singer, actor and television personality. He is best known as a member of  In 2007, he came in second place on the ABC reality show Dancing with the Stars. He was also the host of the American and Australian versions of The Singing Bee. Currently Fatone is the announcer on Family Feud.
On October 18, 2009, Fatone showed up at TNA Bound for Gloryand co-hosted the live pre-show alongside Jeremy Borash.
In addition he has son stage work that include:
Rent - Mark Cohen
Little Shop of Horrors - Seymour Krelborn
The Producers - Franz Liebkind

Chris Kirkpatrick

Christopher  Kirkpatrick  is an singer, song writer, entertainer , and voice actor. He has provided the voice for many kids shows, including the voice of Chip Skylark on The Fairly Odd Parents.