Tiger Eyes

'Tiger Eyes' gets the heart of the tale right in first Judy Bloom novel turned movie

Thirty-two years after publication, Judy Blume's young adult novel Tiger Eyes has finally made it to the big screen. Remarkably, the story, adapted by Blume with her son, director Lawrence Blume, seems as fresh, painful and poignant as when she wrote it. Former Gossip Girl star Willa Holland compellingly evokes the prickly complexity of 17-year-old Davey Wexler as the story of her father's murder in his convenience store unfolds. In keeping with the uncompromisingly honest way that Judy Blume tells her tales, Holland pushes back hard against Cynthia Stevenson's assertive Aunt Bitsy, who tries to take over when Davey's mother[...]

Alexandria Morrow

Alexandria Morrow
Alexandria Morrow is known for her work on Legion (2010), The Keeper (2009) and Let Me In (2010).

Amy Jo Johnson

Amy Jo Johnson
Amy Jo Johnson grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. As a child she competed as a gymnast, learning skills that would later be of great use to her in her breakthrough role as Kimberly Hart the Pink Ranger on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). She gave up competing when she was 17, and concentrated more on her acting interests, appearing in various community theatre projects. Once she graduated from high school she went to New York to study at the American Musical Dramatic Academy. After two years there she moved to California where she landed the aforementioned part as[...]

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Amy Jo was born in Cape Cod, Massachussets, on October 6th, 1970. She was a normal little girl, but as many of us, she had a dream: She wanted to be a gimnast. When she was 7, she started in gimnastics and began to improve in Cape Cod Gymnastics Club. A few years later, she become international, because she competed in the U.S. and in Europe. When she was 19, she left her parents and Cape Cod, her hometown, and she went to live to New York. There, she couldn't go to the Olympics and she thought she had wasted[...]

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First steps: Amy Jo Johnson was born in the small town of Dennis in the region of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, on October 6, 1970. She was a normal girl and like many of us, had a dream: he wanted to be an artist. Daughter Greig Johnson , a car salesman, and his wife Christine Johnson , who managed for a long time a clothing store, Amy Jo became interested in gymnastics in childhood and at age 7 began training in Cape Gymnastics Club cod. After 4 years of training, she was already participating in championships throughout North America and[...]

At 75, Judy Blume draws crowds with first film adaptation

Alpharetta, Georgia (CNN) -- Before we had "16 and Pregnant," push-up bras for tweens or mandatory sex education, girls like Donna Liska-Johnson learned about the birds and the bees from author Judy Blume. Liska-Johnson was 11 years old when her aunt gave her a copy of Blume's breakthrough novel, "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret." She formed an instant bond with 12-year-old Margaret Simon who, like her, was embarking upon puberty at a time when people didn't talk openly about boys, bras and periods. She had finally found someone she could relate to. "I would close my door and[...]

Barbie Robertson

Barbie Robertson is known for her work on Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (2014), Tiger Eyes (2012) and The Merry Maids of Madness (2016).

Blume's 'Tiger Eyes' Heads To Big Screen

'Kings Of Pastry' An Appetizing Docu LOS ANGELES, Oct 19, (RTRS): The Judy Blume young-adult novel "Tiger Eyes" is heading to the big screen, and the author has a hand in the adaptation. Blume wrote the screenplay with her son Lawrence Blume, who also is directing. "Tiger Eyes" marks her first novel to be translated to a feature film, although there have been several TV incarnations, notably a Fudge series and two ABC Weekend specials (one adapting "Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great") in the 1990s. "Forever" was turned into TV movie in 1978. UK-based retail giant Tesco is financing[...]

Cyd Schulte

Cyd Schulte
Cyd Schulte was born on March 2, 1975 in the USA as Kathryn Cydne Schulte. She is an actress and writer, known for The Hood Has Eyez (2007), The Rake (2012) and Banshee Chapter (2013).

Cynthia Stevenson

Cynthia Stevenson
Cynthia Stevenson was born in Oakland, California, to Al Stevenson, an upholstery warehouse owner and Gayle Stevenson née Boniface, an editor. She moved north with her mother and brother, Gregory, to Bellevue, Washington and then to Vancouver, British Columbia, where she spent most of her childhood. Cynthia took her first step toward an acting career in the University of Victoria's Phoenix Theatre Program. Cynthia returned to California to complete her training, attending the renowned American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco, and the Drama Studio London at Berkeley. After arriving in Los Angeles Cynthia found roles with an improv group[...]

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