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Canadian actress Cindy Busby is well-known to audiences in her home country from playing Ashley Stanton in the TV series Heartland. The blonde beauty is poised for success in America with her role in The Big Year, which hits theaters on October 14 and stars Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson. I recently had a chance to speak with Cindy Busby over the phone to discuss her role in The Big Year. Here's what she had to say.
I'm not sure if there's ever been a movie before about bird watching. What ran through your head when you first heard about this project?
Cindy Busby: Well, I obviously felt the same way as you did. I had never really seen a movie about that, and I have never »
Much to my disappointment, Ghost Storm is not a disaster-horror hybrid about a supernatural storm cloud that rains ghostly ectoplasm which steals the souls of everyone it touches. Or is it?
No, actually, it isn’t. But doesn’t that sound like a perfect pitch for a Syfy flick? As does the actual plot of Ghost Storm, and not surprisingly, since it happens to be a Syfy original movie currently in the works.
An action packed chase led by Hal and Ashley to save the people on this small island from a strange electrical storm which is led by angry souls from a mass suicide looking for revenge.
Electrical storm? Angry souls? Mass suicide? I hope the ending involves a meteorological exorcism involving the use of Kool-Aid because that would be… I shouldn’t be giving stuff like that away for free; gotta save it for my raining ectoplasm flick. »
Rest your wallets easy, folks, as other than a couple of monster movies which previously aired on Syfy, this week's genre offerings are really slim pickings. We know you're just chomping at the bit to see yet another horrible retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast story. This one stars Estella Warren, Rhett Giles, Victor Parascos, Vanessa Gray, Tony Bellette and Peter Cook. I mean, who wouldn't be, right?
Luckily, a couple of manga titles are dropping this week to help bring up the quality of entertainment, despite needing to read. Both are created by noted manga writers Kazue Kato and Arina Tanemura, who started their careers in their late teens.
Beauty and the Beast: A Dark Tale (Review)
Directed by David Lister
Estella Warren plays the beauty opposite a beast in this R-rated retelling of »
Rejoice Syfy Saturday night movie fans! Behemoth is another original movie that Syfy will unleash on DVD in April. The film is directed by David Hogan and written by Rachelle S. Howie. It stars Ed Quinn (Eureka), Pascale Hutton, Cindy Busby, William B. Davis, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Garry Chalk, Ty Olsson and James Kirk. Vivendi Entertainment will release the flick on April 5th as part of their "Maneater Series". Synopsis:
An earthquake reactivates a long-dormant volcano threatening the small town of Ascension, trembling in its shadow. But the gaping maws in the region reveal evidence of something else a centuries-old subterranean creature at last given the chance to break free in a black cloud of fire and ash. As the Behemoth wreaks havoc, it's a race against time as a small band of rescuers fight it with a force as destructive as the beast itself.
This year, she's making her major motion picture debut in the "The Big Year," which also stars Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson. And on Saturday (Jan. 15) at 9 p.m. Et, she stars in a new monster movie on Syfy, "Behemoth." We think you should get to know the gorgeous Canadian!
Find out which celebrity catches Cindy Busby's eye plus 10 more fun confessions:
1.) Tell us one thing we don't know about you.I love cleaning and organizing my house. Most of my friends don't get how I can love it, but I really do! It's something I look forward to on a rainy day, and Vancouver (where I live) has a lot of those. 2.) If you had to choose another career, »
5 items from 2011
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