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Kristen Bell and William Jackson Harper

Jana Rosenberg chats with Kristen Bell and “The Good Place” co-star William Jackson Harper at Comic Con in San Diego! In case you’ve yet to watch this feel-good comedy, it’s about what the after-life is possibly like in actual heaven. However, some things go a little funky along the way. The show will conclude after it’s fourth season, so Jana talks to the Kristen and William about why and how the “The Good Place” set is actually such a good place to be. Watch our interview to see why!

Kristen Bell is an American actress and singer, born and raised in Huntington Woods, Michigan. She began her career at a young age starring in newspaper advertisements and television commercials. She then went on to be in productions while attending New York University Tisch School of the Arts. In 2004, Bell appeared in Lifetime’s television film, Gracie’s Choice, to which sky rocketed her career and landed her the role in the television show Veronica Mars (2004). In 2013, Bell ventured into her singing career as the voice of the main character, Princess Anna, in the Walt Disney film, Frozen (2013).

William Jackson Harper is an American actor born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Harper graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design. To which he later moved to New York City to fulfill his dreams of acting. Harper’s first on screen appearance was on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. William later landed the role playing, Danny Rebus, in the comedy series The Electric Company (2011). Before contemplating giving up on acting, Harper was then casted and critically praised for the role of Chidi Anagonye in the NBC series, The Good Place (2016), whom portrays an anxious, indecisive philosophy professor.

Andy Samberg & Melissa Fumero

Jana Rosenberg is with Andy Samberg and Melissa Fumero at the Brooklyn Nine-Nine Comic Con press line in San Diego! Jana gets the tea from the co-stars on what laws they were breaking as teenagers, how they relate to their characters on the show and who some of their favorite guest stars have been on set. Plus, Andy fan-boys over Sean Astin and Melissa reveals that she a stretch for every muscle. Don’t miss it!

Andy Samberg is a writer, producer, actor and comedian. He’s starred in several films including “Hot Rod”, “I Love You Man”, “That’s My Boy” and more. Aside from successfully being cast on “Saturday Night Live”, you also probably know him from the music group “The Lonely Island” for the hilarious song “I’m On A Boat”. Andy now stars on NBC sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” alongside Melissa Fumero and Terry Crews.

Melissa Fumero is an actress and director. She is most know for playing Adriana Cramer on “One Life To Live” and Amy Santiago on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”. Melissa was born and raised in New Jersey before moving to New York at 19 for college at NYU. She made her big screen debut in 2009 in the independent film “Tiny Dancer”. Melissa also appeared on the hit TV series “Gossip Girl” as one of Blaire Waldorf’s minions in the earlier seasons the the show.

Andrea Russett

Andrea Russett is at VidCon with Tony Moras!! The hilarious Andrea talks to us about how VidCon is not only an event, but now a worldwide phenomenon and how she feels very happy to be part of it each year. After all, Andrea is one of the few that has paved the way for YouTube stars today. We get the deets on her new show “How To Survive A Breakup”. She also talks about how she has ACTUALLY survived her own breakups IRL. More to come for Andrea? Possibly standup comedy but DEFINITELY music!! We love Andrea and can’t wait to see everything she accomplishes in the future.

In 2009, Andrea Russett took the content creation world by storm. She actually began broadcasting on YouTube because of the one and only and Justin Bieber. She created a music video entry for a contest to meet Justin. Although she didn’t win, her entry went viral and launches her career. Since then, she’s been a radio host in Indiana and acted in various movies. She’s made multiple appearances at VidCon and we are so happy we bumped into her this year!

Emily Skinner & Francesca Capaldi

Emily Skinner and Francesca Capaldi are hanging out with Jana Rosenberg at our Hollywire x Holonis Comic Con Party! We talk about their Brat Network show “Crown Lake”. Plus, why these girls are bestie goals and who they are currently crushing on! Emily and Francesca also play a hilarious game of Noggins’ Up! Watch out interview to see who wins! Emily Skinner and Francesca Capaldi are both American actresses, currently staring on the Brat network show, Crown Lake. Emily began acting at six years old, when she started acting classes and signed with an acting agency. From there, she booked guest roles in shows like Shake it Up, CSI, Sam & Cat, and more. She landed the lead in the short film Sodales, directed by Jessica Biel and landed her first major role as Amber on the Disney Channel series Andi Mack. She currently plays Chloe on Crown Lake. Francesca Capaldi made her acting debut in 2011, with a guest role on the show A.N.T. Farm, which earned her a nomination for a Young Artist Award. From there, she has starred in four films. This includes voicing two characters in The Peanuts Movie – and played Chloe James on the Disney show Dog With a Blog. She currently stars as Nellie in Crown Lake.

Jason Genao

Jason Genao is in the studio with Tony Moras and Jana Rosenberg for episode 5 of Hollywire’s BEHIND THE FAME podcast. We’re talking to Jason about all things acting, his fans and his success on Netflix’s “On My Block”. We also chat with him about what he’d want to be doing if he wasn’t acting. Watch/listen to the podcast to find out that and more!

Up and coming American actor, Jason Genao, is currently taking the world by storm. Raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Genao knew he wanted to be an actor since he was nine years old. As a kid, he loved watching movies and reciting the lines alongside the actors and actresses on screen. After a few auditions, Jason booked a guest role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. His success continued and landed a role on Netflix’s The Get Down as Napoleon. Genao has since starred in the film Logan and the CBS show God Friended Me. Since 2018, Jason stars as Ruby Martniez in Netflix’s On My Block. He plays a math genius who often acts as the voice of reason in the group. He is also the face of the 2019 DoSomething.org campaign, Ride & Seek, which advocates for people to buckle up and stay safe while driving on the road. You can join Jason’s over one million followers on Instagram and watch him in the upcoming season 3 of On My Block.

Gallant

Gallant is with Jana Rosenberg at Hollywire x Holonis Comic Con party in San Diego! He gave us an amazing live performance of “Weight In Gold” and his new song “Crimes”. We chat with the Grammy nominated artist about the what his songs mean to him, artists that inspire him. Plus, who he’d want to collaborate and tour with. Gallant is an American singer-songwriter from Colombia, Maryland. Influenced by alternative rock and R&B artists while growing up, he began writing, creating, and recording music in middle school. Gallant went on to study music at New York University, moving to Los Angeles after he graduated from college in 2013. In 2014, he self-released his debut EP, Zebra, which focused on life after college. In 2015, Gallant’s rose to fame. His single “Weight in Gold” played on Beats1 radio and he opened for a number of artists on multiple tours. Gallant went on to perform on both weekends of Coachella in 2016. In April 2016, he released his debut studio album, Ology, which received praise and acclaim for his songwriting and vocal power. You can see Gallant live on tour this fall.

Harley Quinn Smith

Tony Moras is chatting with Haley Quinn Smith at our Hollywire x Holonis Comic Con party in San Diego! We chat with Harley about her acting career and her band “The Tenth”. Also, of course her dad, Kevin Smith and the iconic name he gave her. Harley Quinn has been coming to Comic Con for years, but this year is the most fun for her. See why in our interview now! Harley Quinn Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Jennifer Schwalbach and the famous Kevin Smith. At the age of two, Smith and her family moved to Los Angeles. Smith had intentions to become a professional bass guitarist, but later fell in love with acting. She has been seen in several films – Yoga Hosers which she stars in opposite Lily-Rose Depp. Smith made her acting debut in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. She also has cameos in the drama film, Jersey Girl, and in the comedy film, Clerks II. She most recently stars in Quentin Tarintino’s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”. Aside from acting, Harley Quinn is also a singer and bass player in the band called “The Tenth”. Their first album released in 2018 and they are currently working on new music.

Lilia Buckingham

Lilia Buckingham is in the studio with Jana Rosenberg! We talk to her about the THREE different shows she’s in on Brat. Not only is she acting in Crown Lake, she also is producing episodes! Lilia also tells us about her the anti-bullying organization she started with her best friends and brother called “Positively Social”. The organization encourages kids and teens to be nice on social media, spread love and discourage bullying on all platforms. Lilia is the sweetest and so much fun!One of our favorite celebs right now is Lilia Buckingham! At 16 years old she is already a very decorated dancer and huge part of the Brat family. Born and raised in Los Angeles, it’s no surprise she’s a mega star. She has starred on Chicken Girls, Total Eclipse, and Dirt making her one of the most popular Brat stars. Before starring in multiple Brat videos she guest starred on Modern Family and Good Morning America. She’s also celeb bffs with Mackenzie Ziegler! Lilia is the whole package and we love her!

Annie Leblanc

Jana Rosenberg is at Vidcon 2019 with Annie LeBlanc! We’re talking to Annie about all the exciting things she’s currently got going on, her experience in her BF Asher Angel’s ‘One Thought Away’ music video and of course doing some Rapid Fire FAN Questions. We had a blast with Annie at VidCon!

Julianna Grace “Annie” LeBlanc is a 14 year-old teen icon from Fort Gordon, Georgia. Annie is a singer, Youtuber, actress and a former gymnast. She rose to fame back in 2010 through her families Youtube vlog channel, Bratayley. She currently stars on the Brat web series ‘Chicken Girls’ and ‘A Girl Named Jo’. She has almost 8 million followers on Instagram and her followers are obsessed with her and her boyfriend, Asher Angel. They are viewed as the teen ‘It’ couple. Fans call them ‘Ashannie’. There are hundreds of couple fan accounts that are dedicated to their relationship and we are just as obsessed with them.

Ella Gross

Jana Rosenberg hung out at Instagram HQ with the Instagram queen herself, Ella Gross! We played Noggin’s Up with her – she definitely won and chatted all things she loves. Recently, Ella went to Fiji so she told us all about her trip. She spilled on what she loves to do with her friends in her free time – which she doesn’t have much of! Ella does it all. She models, acts and can play music. Speaking of music, she loves BlackPink! She got to hang with them at one of their shows. Aside from music, she loves acting. She told us all about working on the show “Heathers” and “Malibu Rescue”. Crazy things happened on the sets of those shows and she shares all the deats with us!!

Ella Gross is a Korean-American actress and model and get this, she’s only 10 years-old! Gross began her career as an actress with her role in the tv show “Heathers” that aired in 2018. That was just the jump start of her career and she is currently working on the tv series “Malibu Rescue” that is returning June 2019. Along with being a rising actress, Gross is also a model signed with The Black Label. Her Instagram account has nearly 3 million followers and the account is solely ran by her Mom. On this account, there are photos ranging from Gross riding her bike to some of her professional photos with GAP Kids and Ralph Lauren Kids. Gross also loves to travel and documents the places she’s visited on her instagram.

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