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Gabrielle Elyse

We chat with Gabrielle Elyse in Austin, Texas for SXSW about her show “Snatchers.” We play Hollywords with Gabrielle and find out that she loves Marvel, especially “Black Panther” and “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.” She admits “Infinity War” gave her a panic attack because she loves it so much! She loves dogs and has four, including two french bulldogs!
“Snatchers” is about a girl ‘Sara’ has sex for the first time and then wakes up the next day nine months pregnant with an alien baby! Gabrielle stars as Hayley in “Snatchers.” Her character Hayley is blunt, opinionated, and does not hold back. While Gabrielle is a bit more loving and nice! Her character uses a farmers pitchfork, car jumper cables, and a blender! She reveals that season 3 is the craziest season yet for the series!
She tells us about when “Snatchers” cameraman got high for the first time with Childish Gambino (Donald Glover).

Vincent Rodriguez III

Here at SXSW, we have Vincent Rodriguez III who plays Josh Chan from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend with us. Watch as Vincent plays Hollywords with us and spills what happens on the blooper reels!
While playing Hollywords, Vincent landed on Superhero Powers, and Vincent says he wants Superman’s Powers because that’s more fun than talking about their celeb crush right?
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is currently wrapping up as the show is in it’s final season, and Vincent recalls some of the funniest moments he has on the set. One time while on set waiting for Rachel Bloom to open the door for him, Vincent, instead of standing there decides to moon her, isn’t that wild?! Talk about a major blooper reel laugh out loud.
CXG Fam Bam, the nickname that Vincent still uses today, while it was in the script, Vincent is still using the name today because he really does feel like the cast is his Fam Bam…Literally!
Vincent remembers reading the script for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend in his Living room after the skype call and being sad knowing the show is going to end and now it’s wrapping up, how time really flies right! Even though the show is wrapping up, Vincent knows that the meaning and messages will still resonate with fans long after.

Emma Lahana

We chat with Emma Lahana and Joe Pokaski from Marvel’s “Cloak and Dagger” at SXSW in Austin, Texas! Emma plays Detective Brigid O’Reilly on the show, while Joe is the show’s show runner, creator, and executive producer. Joe and Emma sum up season one in one word, appetizer and entree (which means appetizer in New Zealand – where Emma is from! The cast and crew get along really well and love to hangout outside of the show as well! In season two, Cloak and Dagger will focus on human trafficking and real world issues. Season two kicks off with a two hour premiere! They ensure us that the twists and turns in season two will shock you! Joe is excited to see Emma’s character’s journey. We play Hollywords with Joe and Emma and find out their favorite travel destinations and their celebrity crush (kind of)!

Kaycee Rice

We are so excited to have Kaycee Rice in the Hollywire studio! We play Hollywords with Kaycee and she spins the wheel to reveal her favorite movie which is “Bohemian Rhapsody”, and her favorite dance move, a back bend.. and she gives us a sneak peak of how that’s done! We even get a quick lesson on how to do one of Tony’s favorite dance moves, the Macarena! We discuss her crazy Instagram following and how that came to be back when Katy Perry retweeted one of Kaycee’s hip-hop dance solos in 2013. From there the Kaycee Rice fandom grew and so did her dance career, especially after she had the opportunity to dance on stage for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show where she finally got to meet Katy (who remembered her) and another one of her all time idols, Missy Elliot! We also get the chance to discuss her dance career on World of Dance Season 2 and her relationship with dance partner, Sean Lew. AND we are lucky enough to get a quick inside scoop on the meaning and message behind Kaycee’s clothing line; Weirdo Apparel. We loved hanging out with you, Kaycee! Thanks for coming in!

Daniella and Devenity Perkins

Daniella and Devenity Perkins are in the studio to chat about their careers and being sisters! We discuss how they got into YouTube and social media, by hanging out in Daniella’s trailer while on the set of Knight Squad. And chat about Daniella’s role on Knight Squad! Daniella plays Ciara alongside her friends Lexi Capriana DiBenedetto, Owen Joyner, Savannah May, and Lilimar. They tell us what they love about each other and what annoys them! Daniella thinks it is annoying when Devenity barrows her clothes without asking. While Devenity thinks it is annoying when Daniella claims she is stealing her clothes! But, they do have a great time hanging out as sisters and speak highly of one another. Devenity tells us about her song Bored and it came to be. She also informs us she will be putting out more music soon and to keep an eye out for it. Daniella has a game show out on Nickelodeon and of course Knight Squad which is on it’s second season!

Faithe Herman

Faithe Herman is in the studio to talk about her amazing career! We play Hollywords with Faithe and find out her favorite go-to crafty snack on set is hot chocolate and candy. Her favorite superhero is Wonder Woman and she like makeup; her favorite is creating various eyeshadow looks. We find out that her go-to candy bar is Snickers and Twix. She loves the actress Zendaya and singer, Ariana Grande. Her favorite Netflix TV shows are A Series of Unfortunate Events and Stranger Things. She binged watched Stranger Things season one! Faithe loves working on the set of This Is Us! Her, Lyric Ross, and Eris Baker like to hangout when they’re not filming! Faithe is also starring in Shazam! with Zachary Levi and Asher Angel. She is very similar to her character Darla, they are both the youngest and talk a lot! She loved working with Zachary and Asher and she thinks Zachary is hilarious!

Cody Ko and Noel Miller

Cody Ko and Noel Miller are in the Hollywire studio to chat all about their lives, career, and friendship! We chat about their, almost sold out, Tiny Meat Gang Live Tour! The guys love being on tour together and have so much fun performing live. Their last show is on April 11, 2019 in Nashville, TN! They had a special guest on the podcast while they were in England, Post Malone! You can checkout that interview on their YouTube channels. We discuss what it was like hanging with Post Malone and podcasting in general. They love how easy and readily available podcasting is to them.
Cody Ko and Noel Miller reveal to us their favorite cringe episode of their Cringe series, Matty Smokes! Not only that but, we discuss with Cody Ko his web series The Real Bros of Simi Valley season 3. You can watch all three seasons now on Facebook Watch. Cody Ko plays Wade, a 23 year old living in Simi Valley who does not burn.
The guys both started off as software engineers who decided to team up and create funny videos. The videos went viral and the two have continued creating their brand ever since!

Lennon Stella

Lennon Stella is in the Hollywire studio to chat about her life, her career, her love for Nashville, Tennessee. And of course, to play Noggins up, who knew she was a killer at guessing games?!
Back up a little bit as we go into a little of what Lennon Stella’s past looks like!
Lennon and her little sister Maisy did covers on youtube which went absolutely viral. Their performances continue to keep audiences in awe at their talent. Their youtube channel lennonandmaisy showcases covers such as Call Your Girlfriend by Robyn which has 30 million views!
Lennon’s success continues to grow to this day and after starring in the hit ABC Tv series Nashville as Maddie Conrad, and the show is now on CMT for season 5 and 6.
Nashville is Lennon’s home and she absolutely loves it! In the Hollywire Studio, Lennon shares how family is her main motivation behind how she writes her music, it’s instantly more meaningful than writing about boys she says. Her song breakaway is the most meaningful to her, it talks about her family issues and how she feels living through those memories and why all the songs have a special place for Lennon.

Daniella Monet

Daniella Monet is in the Hollywire studio chatting about her life and career! We play Hollywords and find out her favorite actresses are Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, and Rachel McAdams. She also says her favorite singer is non other than her friend, Ariana Grande! Clueless is her favorite movie and she loves to travel to Tulum. We discuss how and when Daniella started her 20 years vegan! And how she is able to keep up with her vegan lifestyle. She was the first in her family to speak up about her diet and why she chooses to be vegan. She tells us about two companies she is a part of, Kinder Beauty Box and PigOut Chips! She started Kinder Beauty Box with actress Alana Lynch from Harry Potter series. The box subscription starts at as little as $24 a month! PigOut Chips are made out of mushrooms and there are so many amazing flavors to choose from! Daniella Also, we discuss Ariana Grande’s music video Thank u, next where she plays a cheerleader. Ariana called her and asked if she would play a high school student in the hallway. Then Ariana asked, on the day of the shoot, if she would play the cheerleader!

Isaiah Mustafa

Isaiah Mustafa is in the Hollywire studio to chat about his life and career! Isaiah stars in Freeform’s hit show Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments as Luke Garroway; alongside Katherine McNamara, Emeraude Toubia, and Dominic Sherwood! The series is in it’s final season with season 3b ending on April 13, 2019. Isaiah also stars in the new and highly anticipated movie It: Chapter Two. Starring Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain, and Finn Wolfhard. He landed the role of Mike Hanlon while Chosen Jacobs plays Young Mike! He shares with us amazing fan and on-set stories, from Shadowhunters and It: Chapter Two with his cast-mates! Isaiah was cast as the lead in the ‘The Man Your Man Could Smell Like’ Old Spice commercials. Some alongside Terry Crews! We play the 6 second challenge! We find out that he loves to binge watch The Walking Dead and Umbrella Academy; on Netflix and Hulu. Also, his pet peeves are bad breath, tardiness, and strong cologne smells. We also find out that he would go skydiving with Alberto, Dominic, Katherine, Harry, and Matt all from his Shadowhunters cast! Finally, we find out his favorite movies are High and Low, Dr. Strange Love, and Hidden Fortress.

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