Kelley to Star in NBC’s Cruel Intentions-Revival Pilot

Nathalie Kelley has some cruel intentions…

The 30-year-old Peruvian-Argentine American actress has landed a series regular role on NBC’s Cruel Intentions revival pilot, according to Variety.

Nathalie Kelley

Kelley joins a growing cast that includes original star Sarah Michelle Gellar, who is reprising her role as Kathryn Merteuil in the potential series.

Kelley will play Carmen, the stunning chief of staff for Kathryn and her husband Pascal. She lives in their mansion, along with her teenage brother.

Cruel Intentions kicks off 15 years after the film ended, revolving around Kathryn (Gellar), as she vies for control of Valmont International, as well as the soul of Bash Casey (newcomer Taylor John Smith), the son of her brother, the late Sebastian Valmont (the character that was played by Ryan Phillippe in the ’90s film) and Annette Hargrove (the character played by Reese Witherspoon). Upon discovering his late father’s legacy in a hidden journal, Bash is introduced to a world of sex, money, power and corruption he never could have imagined.

Best known for her season-long starring role in Lifetime’s UnReal, Kelley is also known for The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and a long arc on Body of Proof.

Cruel Intentions marks Kelley’s second movie-turned-TV-series reboot this season, as she was cast in a leading role in Fox’s Urban Cowboy project, which was also in contention for 2016-17, but was abruptly scrapped.

NBC’s Cruel Intentions was co-written by the movie’s original writer/director Roger Kumble, Lindsey Rosin and Jordan Ross. Kumble will direct the pilot for Sony Pictures Television.

Disney XD Renews Prinze Jr.’s Lucasfilm-Produced Animated Series “Star Wars Rebels”

Freddie Prinze Jr. is releasing a Rebels yell…

Disney XD has renewed Star Wars Rebels, which features the 39-year-old part-Puerto Rican actor as part of the voice cast, for Season 3, with production already underway and a plan to air new episodes of the Lucasfilm-produced animated series in 2016.

Freddie Prinze Jr.

The series, which follows a ragtag group of heroes that dare to strike back against Imperial forces, is an original tale based on the Star Wars films that in its first two seasons has incorporated classic characters from the movies while introducing new heroes and villains.

Coincidentally, the rebooted feature film franchise Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters December 18.

The renewal news was announced this morning on Star Wars mothership StarWars.com.

“We’re very proud of our incredibly creative Rebels team,” Lucasfilm SVP Development Kiri Hart said in the announcement. “The show continues to tell fun, heartfelt, exciting new Star Wars stories week after week, and it’s beloved by fans of all ages. Season 3 will see our rebel heroes face new obstacles and find new allies in their fight against the Empire.”

Star Wars Rebels ranks as Disney XD’s No. 2 series in total viewers (1.3 million), kids 6-11, boys 6-11 and boys 2-11, and is the channel’s No. 1 program in adults 18-49 and men 18-49.

Star Wars Rebels is created by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Simon Kinberg and Carrie Beck.

The Season 2 voice cast includes Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray, Ashley Eckstein, Dee Bradley Baker, David Oyelowo and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Longoria Signs on as Style Ambassador for Specsavers

Eva Longoria is making a spectacle of herself…

The 40-year-old Mexican American actress and philanthropist has signed on as a style ambassador for Specsavers.

Eva Longoria

As part of the agreement, Longoria will serve as the judge for the 2015 Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition presented by the New Zealand eyewear brand.

“As a glasses wearer I care about looking great in my frames,” says Longoria. “That’s why I’m thrilled to be launching Specsavers’ Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition and visiting New Zealand later this month to kick off the search.

“Wearing glasses is all about having fun and embracing your style. Whether I’m on set filming, studying or at a special event, accessorizing my look with glasses gives me confidence and allows me to make the ultimate style statement.”

Spectacle Wearer of the Year is a nationwide search to find New Zealand’s most stylish and confident spec-wearer. Longoria will join New Zealand comedian, Jeremy Corbett and L’Oréal Professionnel stylist, Peter Dutton to judge the competition.

Longoria became a spectacle wearer herself four years ago, after noticing her eyes felt strained from studying late at night for a Masters degree. An eye test revealed Eva needed glasses for reading, which have since become an invaluable part of her life – whether hitting the books or reading a script for her latest role.

The winner will be crowned New Zealand’s Spectacle Wearer of the Year for 2015 and will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles, to meet Longoria on set where she films her latest role. They will also receove spending money and a Spectacle Wearer of the Year prize pack including $500 worth of product from L’Oréal Professionnel and a year’s supply of designer glasses from Specsavers.

Longoria follows in the footsteps of previous ambassadors including; actress Sarah Michelle Gellar, style icon and Mad Men star Christina Hendricks, WORLD designer Denise L’Estrange-Corbet, model and TV personality Colin Mathura-Jeffree, TV fashion star Gok Wan and media personality Paul Henry.

Lovato Leads the Pack of Latino Teen Choice Award Winners with Two Surfboards

Demi Lovato is the Latina teen choice

The 21-year-old part-Mexican American singer/actress and former The X Factor judge took home two awards at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, which were held at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Sunday.

Demi Lovato

Lovato, who opened the TCA Awards show with an energizing performance of her hit single “I Really Don’t Care,” was named the Choice Summer Music Star: Female.

In addition, Lovato’s “I Really Don’t Care” was named the Choice Summer Song at the fan-voted awards.

Lovato, who was nominated for seven awards, now raises her career Teen Choice Award tally to 12 surfboards since 2009.

But Lovato wasn’t the only Latina to take home two awards…

Selena Gomez was named Choice Female Hottie during Sunday night’s show.

As previously announced, the 22-year-old half-Mexican actress/singer was also handed the Ultimate Choice Award, a special prize awarded by TCA organizers to the ultimate entertainers. Previous honorees include Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Ashton Kutcher, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Mike Myers.

Meantime, Lea Michele picked up the award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy for her performance on Fox’s musical dramedy Glee. It’s the 27-year-old part-Spanish actress and singer-songwriter’s third consecutive win in the category.

Shakira picked up her first TCA Award in four years for Choice TV Reality Personality – Female for her acclaimed role as a coach on NBC’s The Voice. It’s the 37-year-old Colombian singing sensation’s second surfboard, having previously been named Choice Others: Activist in 2010.

Aloe Blacc earned the first Teen Choice Award of his career.

The 35-year-old Panamanian American singer-songwriter earned the Choice EDM Song honors for collaborating with Avicii on the hit single “Wake Me Up.”

YouTube star Bethany Mota and all-girl group Fifth Harmony also took home surfboards for Choice Web Star: Female and Choice Single Group respectively.

Here’s the complete list of 2014 Teen Choice Awards winners:

2014 Teen Choice Award Winners

MOVIES

Choice Movie: Action
“Divergent”

Choice Movie Actor: Action
Theo James, “Divergent”

Choice Movie Actress: Action
Shailene Woodley, “Divergent”

Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Josh Hutcherson, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Choice Movie: Drama
“The Fault in Our Stars”

Choice Movie Actor: Drama
Ansel Elgort, “The Fault in Our Stars”

Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Shailene Woodley, “The Fault in Our Stars”

Choice Movie: Comedy
“The Other Woman”

Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Kevin Hart, “Ride Along”

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
Emma Roberts, “We’re the Millers”

Choice Movie Villain
Donald Sutherland, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Choice Movie Scene Stealer
Nat Wolff, “The Fault In Our Stars”

Choice Movie Breakout Star
Ansel Elgort, “Divergent” and “The Fault in Our Stars”

Choice Movie Chemistry
Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff and Shailene Woodley, “The Fault in Our Stars”

Choice Movie Liplock
Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, “The Fault In Our Stars”

Choice Movie Hissy Fit
Jonah Hill, “22 Jump Street”

Choice Summer Movie
“22 Jump Street”

Choice Summer Movie Star
Channing Tatum, “22 Jump Street”

TELEVISION

Choice TV Show: Drama
“Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV Actor: Drama
Ian Harding, “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV Actress: Drama
Lucy Hale, “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi
“The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Ian Somerhalder, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Nina Dobrev, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Show: Comedy
“The Big Bang Theory”

Choice TV Actor: Comedy
Ross Lynch, “Austin & Ally”

Choice TV Actress: Comedy
Lea Michele, “Glee”

Choice TV: Animated Show
“The Simpsons”

Choice TV: Reality Competition Show
“The Voice”

Choice TV: Reality Show
“Keeping Up With The Kardashians”

Choice TV Villain
Dylan O’Brien, “Teen Wolf”

Choice TV Reality Personality – Male
Adam Levine, “The Voice”

Choice TV Reality Personality – Female
Shakira, “The Voice”

Choice TV Male Scene Stealer
Tyler Hoechlin, “Teen Wolf”

Choice TV Female Scene Stealer
Candice Accola, “The Vampire Diaries”

Choice TV Female Breakout Star
Sasha Pieterse, “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice TV: Male Breakout Star
Brett Dalton, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Choice TV: Breakout Show
“Faking It”

Choice Summer TV Show
“Wipeout”

Choice Summer TV Star: Male
Tyler Blackburn, “Pretty Little Liars”

Choice Summer TV Star: Female
Ashley Benson, “Pretty Little Liars”

MUSIC

Choice Male Artist
Ed Sheeran

Choice Female Artist
Ariana Grande

Choice Music Group
One Direction

Choice Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist
Calvin Harris

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist
Iggy Azalea

Choice Rock Group
Imagine Dragons

Choice Male Country Artist
Hunter Hayes

Choice Female Country Artist
Taylor Swift

Choice Country Group
Lady Antebellum

Choice Country Song
“This is How We Roll,” Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan

Choice Single Female Artist
“Problem,” Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea

Choice Single Male Artist
“Sing,” Ed Sheeran

Choice Single Group
“Bo$$” – Fifth Harmony

Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song
“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX

Choice Rock Song
“Pompeii,” Bastille

Choice EDM Song
“Wake Me Up,” Avicii feat. Aloe Blacc

Choice Love Song
“You & I,” One Direction

Choice Break-Up Song
“Story of My Life,” One Direction

Choice Music Breakout Artist
Austin Mahone

Choice Music: Breakout Group
5 Seconds of Summer

Choice Summer Song
“Really Don’t Care,” Demi Lovato featuring Cher Lloyd

Choice Summer Music Star: Female
Demi Lovato

Choice Summer Music Star: Male
Jason Derulo

Choice Summer Music Star: Group
5 Seconds of Summer

Choice Summer Tour
One Direction, “Where We Are Tour”

FASHION

Choice Female Hottie
Selena Gomez

Choice Male Hottie
One Direction

Choice Smile
Harry Styles

Olay Fresh Effects Breakout Star Award
Odeya Rush

SPORTS

Choice Male Athlete
LeBron James

Choice Female Athlete
Serena Williams

OTHER

Candie’s Choice Style Icon
Zendaya

Choice Comedian
Kevin Hart

Choice Web Star: Female
Bethany Mota

Choice Web Star: Male

Tyler Oakley

Choice Web Star: Comedy
Our2ndLife

Choice Web Star: Music
Shawn Mendes

Choice Web Star: Fashion/Beauty
Zoe Sugg (“Zoella”)

Choice Web Star: Gaming
PewDiePie

Choice Web Collaboration
Troye Sivan & Tyler Oakley – The “Boyfriend” Tag

Choice Social Media King
One Direction

Choice Social Media Queen
Katy Perry

Choice Twit
One Direction

Choice Viner
Cameron Dallas

Choice Instagrammer
Miley Cyrus

Choice Fanatic Fans
#Directioners

Gomez to Receive Ultimate Choice Honors at Teen Choice Awards

There’s no denying Selena Gomez is the ultimate entertainer, making her mark on the music charts, television and film. And now she’ll have a special prize to prove it.

The 22-year-old half-Mexican American actress will receive the  Ultimate Choice Award this Sunday during the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, according to E! News.

Selena Gomez

Gomez, a 10-time Teen Choice Award winner, is being recognized for being a multi-hyphenate performer, as a star on the charts and on the big and small screen.

Gomez has won at least one TCA prize every year since 2009, when she picked up three awards. This year she’s up for Choice Female Hottie and Choice Smile.

The “Come & Get It” singer joins an A-list roster of entertainers who previously received the honor, including Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Ashton Kutcher, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Mike Myers.

Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey will host the big show, which airs on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 8:00 pm ET on Fox.

Rivera to Appear at The Trevor Project’s TrevorLIVE Gala Event

Naya Rivera will be taking the stage at the Trevor Project’s annual gala fundraiser.

The 26-year-old half-Puerto Rican singer will join her fellow Glee stars Jane Lynch, Darren Criss, Amber Riley and Chris Colfer, as well as American Idol alum Adam Lambert at TrevorLIVE, on December 8 at the Hollywood Palladium.

Naya Rivera

Hosted by comedienne Kathy Griffin, the event raises funds for The Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Lynch will be honored by the organization.

Lambert, along with Riley, Smash star Megan Hilty and Glee alum Cheyenne Jackson, will take the stage for special performances.

Others scheduled to make an appearance include Dot-Marie Jones and Harry Shum, Jr., of Glee, Sarah Michelle Gellar of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Crazy Ones; Hannah Simone of New Girl; Andrew Rannells of  Girls; Allison Janney of Mom and Masters of Sex; TV host Ricki Lake and Jennifer Coolidge of American Pie.

The show will be produced by So You Think You Can Dance judge Adam Shankman, whose directing and producing credits include Rock of Ages, Hairspray, Glee and the 2010 Academy Awards.

The red carpet and pre-show will be shown via livestream.

Del Negro Heading to the CW’s “Ringer”…

Matthew Del Negro is preparing to showcase his investigation skills in one of this season’s hottest shows…

The 39-year-old Latino actor has signed on to appear in the CW’s new drama Ringer, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Matthew Del Negro

Del Negro will play Agent Grady Torrance, a cocky, slick and smooth agent with his own agenda who just happens to be the archenemy of Agent Machado—played by 44-year-old Cuban American actor Nestor Carbonell—at the bureau. So expect the two to cross paths and up the drama quotient!

Del Negro, who most recently appeared on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles, will make his first appearance on Ringer in the March
6 episode.

He’s best known for starring as Brian Cammarata on The Sopranos and  Bram Howard on The West Wing.