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21 Jul 2014

Glamour’s “On a Date With David Giuntoli”

One year ago, on a rainy, humid evening in St. Louis, I was playing catch with a fellow baseball fanatic in the underground tunnels of Busch Stadium (home of the St. Louis Cardinals). We were goofing off in the front offices, taking ridiculous photos on golf carts, and chatting about life in Hollywood while stuffing ourselves with pretzel sticks. Who knew a rain delay could be so fun? But with David Giuntoli, star of the NBC hit cult drama, Grimm, it’s no surprise. Charismatic and down-to-earth, he was the clear choice for our fourth installment of On a Date With….

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Over lunch at Los Feliz hotspot Little Dom’s (a favorite of Jon Hamm’s), we chatted about everything ranging from calling Glamour readers at home (yep, he’ll do it) to a guy’s biological clock (it totally exists). Get ready for the most honest and revealing date yet.

Glamour: Welcome back to L.A.! You’re in Portland shooting Grimm for eight months throughout the year, so what have you been up to during your summer hiatus?
David Giuntoli: I know! It’s like I’m on a space shuttle I’m gone for so long. [Laughs] I’ve been writing, I’ve been producing this small movie, and I’ve been going out…a lot. Like I was a college freshman. I’m probably sleeping until 10 A.M. after going to bed at 2 A.M.

Glamour: So if a fan gives you their phone number, I say you have to call it.
David: Only if they are a child.
Glamour: No, not just if they are a child.
David: If someone sends a phone number, I will call them. I would. No one says that. They all want a signed photo nowadays. I will call them. I will call them, I’ll block my number, but I will do it. So send me your numbers, readers!
Glamour: Promise?
David: Promise! I will do that. I would rather call the fan than write. It seems more personal and fun. So send me your phone numbers, and I’ll call you. Will you print that?

So, send David your phone numbers!!! There’s TONS more from the interview, check it out in the link below!

21 Jun 2014

Meet Pinoy Actor Who Played ‘Aswang’ in Grimm

Born in Dagupan City, Philippines, Alain Uy moved to the US with his family when he was six. But he never forgot the Filipino tales that he grew up hearing about, including stories about the aswang.

Earlier this year, in NBC’s “Grimm,” the actor ended up being the first Filipino to play an “aswang” in a major primetime American show.

“It’s not often that you get the chance to do something that’s really close to home especially in Hollywood, where a lot of the parts are kind of general-Asian kind of thing, and when it’s specific like that, specifically Filipino, it was great to read the story,” Uy said.

Uy, who was named after Hollywood legend Alain Delon, was a shy kid growing up. It was his brother who encouraged him to come out of his shell by enrolling in a drama class.

“He made me do it and as soon as I got on the stage, I was, like: this is freeing to me. This is something that I felt was inside of me but I just never knew how to get it out,” he said.

The actor has appeared in television shows like “Parenthood” and “Sleeper Cell.”

Not content with working in front of the camera, Uy is also a writer-director and has worked with music superstar Pharrell Williams and also produces commercials.

“I love to be able to control my own destiny which is why I’m starting to write and direct, and I see that as a way for people like myself or other actors to get out there more and take the control out of their hands and put it into yours,” he said.

His latest movie is the award-winning film “A Leading Man” which tells about the struggles that Asian-American actors go thorough in Hollywood.

Uy is also developing a TV show about world-renowned deejays.

18 Jun 2014

Jacqueline Toboni on Tuesday’s Episode of ‘The Juice’ on Veria Living TV (Video)

Yesterday on Veria Living’s The Juice, actress Jacqueline Toboni talks “Grimm,” her favorite weapon, and gets her own a surprise donut named after her “Grimm” character by Cocodonuts. Watch it here, or check it out below.

Coco Donuts is releasing the peanut butter, jelly and nutella donut this October 2014 when Grimm season 4 returns back to NBC.. It will be called “Double Trubel.”

Quite fitting, don’t you think? xD Here are a couple pictures as well:

Double Trubel Donuts Named after Jaqueline Toboni Jacqueline , Jaycee, &Aly w Swords Jaqueline and Hosts eating Surprised Donuts






12 Jun 2014

Jacqueline Toboni Upcoming TV Appearance!

Next Tuesday (June 17th), Jacqueline Toboni, who plays Trubel this past season of Grimm, will be a special guest on The Juice, a daily lifestyle talk show which airs on Veria Living TV. Veria Living TV is a network that showcases healthy lifestyle and wellness programming.

The Juice is a live lifestyle audience talk show on Veria Living TV Network squeezing in a fast-paced mix of celebrity guests, pop culture headlines, food, fitness, fashion, beauty, health, and more! From meal makeovers to simple secrets to dropping a dress size and looking ten years younger, The Juice is a fun-filled hour that gives viewers the tools to transform their lives. Recent celebrity guests include: Goldie Hawn, Dr. Oz, Rocco DiSpirito, Russell Simmons, Tony Dovolani, Carol Alt, Susan Lucci, Jackie Collins, and Zendaya. The Juice airs Monday to Friday at 1:00 pm/ET (10:00 am/PT).

Make sure you guys tune in next Tuesday at the appropriate times if you can! Hopefully we’ll be able to get a video posted to the site sometime next week too, for anyone who is unable to tune in.

06 Jun 2014

Silas Weir Mitchell & Sasha Roiz will star in Portland Center Stage’s ‘Three Days of Rain’

Portland Center Stage announced a big change to its 2014-2015 season Thursday that’s sure to delight fans of the TV series “Grimm.” Silas Weir Mitchell and Sasha Roiz will star in the drama “Three Days of Rain,” which will close the company’s season in May 2015.

” ‘Grimm’ is filmed in Portland, and has been a welcome addition to the city’s creative landscape,” PCS artistic director Chris Coleman said in a press release announcing the season change. “Since they arrived in town, both Sasha and Silas have been visitors to Portland Center Stage, and so I’ve come to know them. We’ve been waiting for the right timing, and the right project, to work together.”

“Three Days of Rain” will begin previews on May 17, 2015, and open on May 22, running through June 21, 2015, on the Main Stage at the Gerding Theater at the Armory.

The drama, written by Richard Greenberg, focuses on three New Yorkers struggling with the puzzles of family history and the nature of creativity. The play has the actors portraying both grown children and their own parents. The actress who will play the third role will be announced at a later date.

The production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” originally set for the season-closing slot, will move to Jan. 10- Feb. 8, 2015, replacing “Mojada,” which has been postponed to a later season.

On “Grimm,” the filmed-in-Portland supernatural drama, Mitchell and Roiz play the popular characters Monroe and Capt. Renard.

Portland Center Stage season tickets are on sale now. Individual tickets to “Three Days of Rain” will go on sale in January, 2015. Information: 503-445-3700 or visit www.pcs.org.

16 May 2014

The Cast on the Season 3 Finale!

NBC posted some interviews with the cast of Grimm on the season 3 finale, airing tonight! You can check them out below:

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