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Actors Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart and director Sam Riley with a 1941 Hudson, similar to the one used in their new movie, "On the Road."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Actor Suraj Sharma, shown at Fox Studios, seems unfazed by events that led him from a hoped-for lunch date with his brother to stardom thanks to "Life of Pi."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis spent months perfecting a reedy, Middle American twang for the performance he was about to deliver in "Lincoln" as the 16th American president.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Tommy Lee Jones, who plays a supporting role in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," is photographed in the Sunset Ballroom at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Ewan McGregor finds emotional depth and "a great deal of understanding" as a distraught father in "The Impossible."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

"Anna Karenina" star Keira Knightley has backed off from taking things "far too seriously."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

French actress Berenice Marlohe is the latest Bond girl, Severin, in the 23rd Bond film, "Skyfall," starring Daniel Craig.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone's latest series of documentaries, "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States," premiered Nov. 12 on Showtime. Stone was photographed at the Showtime offices in Westwood. The series is an alternative history of the U.S. from World War II to the present.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

English actress Rachel Weisz at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

In "The Impossible," actress Naomi Watts was expected to convey a range of complexly emotions, with little dialogue, in her role as a mother struggling after a tsunami splits her family.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Swedish actress Alicia Vikander photographed in Los Angeles. Vikander stars in the Danish film "A Royal Affair" opening Nov. 9, 2012, and she plays Kitty in "Anna Karenina."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Alan Arkin, photographed in Toronto, plays a little comic relief in the hostage rescue drama "Argo," starring as a movie producer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Quvenzhane Wallis stars in the movie "Beasts of the Southern Wild," about a father and daughter who eke out a living in the Louisiana delta. Wallis is photographed at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth performed at Lehigh University Zoellner Arts Center after a suffering a serious head injury in July 2012 on the set of "The Good Wife."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Felicity Huffman is filling time after "Desperate Housewives" with the David Mamet play "November" and a mothering website.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Alec Baldwin has seen his career take an unexpected turn at "30 Rock." Television was once seen as a demotion for fading movie stars; Baldwin has proved it can be a viable -- even desirable -- career choice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

With her sixth album, "The Truth About Love," Pink is offering more of her classic self: thrashing pop-rock anthems brimming with brash lyrics and confessional ballads.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Actor-activist Richard Gere stars in the new movie "Arbitrage."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Olga Kurylenko stars in the movie "To the Wonder."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Rachel McAdams stars in the new movie "To the Wonder."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Members of the band No Doubt are Tony Kanal (bass), Tom Dumont (drums), Gwen Stefani (vocals) and Tom Dumont. The band's new album "Push and Shove," is due out Sept., 25th.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora is about to release a solo album on the hipster-indie label Dangerbird. It's a departure from arena anthems into weirder psych-pop territory, and may make Bon Jovi the new pseudo-ironic favorite of LA's cool kids.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Producers J.J. Abrams, left, and Eric Kripke, right, come together to talk about their new show called "Revolution", described as an epic post-apocalyptic adventure series for NBC.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Actor-director-producer Kevin Costner photographed at his home. Costner has received an Emmy nomination for the miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Emmy-nominated actress Christina Hendricks, who plays Joan Holloway on AMC's "Mad Men," is photographed in the L.A. Times studio.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Comedian Roseanne Barr, has her makeup and hair done before her roast by Comedy Central at the Palladium in Hollywood

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AJS1. / Los Angeles Times

Jason Sudeikis stars in the new movie "The Campaign."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Musician Jack White of the White Stripes is constantly reinventing himself.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an established TV presence, a comic mainstay and two-time Emmy nominee playing a gay parent on "Modern Family."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, who is co-artistic director with husband Andrew Upton of the Sydney Theatre Company, is photographed at the London Hotel in West Hollywood. Blanchett is bringing the company's acclaimed production of "Uncle Vanya" to the Lincoln Center Festival in New York.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Eric McCormack embraces his crime-solving role in TNT's "Perception."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Choosing British actor Damian Lewis as the all-American Marine POW on "Homeland" was risky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

"Magic Mike's" Channing Tatum, left, Matthew McConaughey agree that it takes effort to be sexy onstage -- especially when you're oiled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Fiona Apple is back on the road with her first album in seven years, "The Idler Wheel...," a stripped-down confessional that she can't wait to unleash onstage

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Maroon 5 is PJ Morton, left, James Valentine, Adam Levine, Mickey Madden, Matt Flynn. The band likes having hits and made "Overexposed" to live up to its title.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Julianna Margulies plays lawyer and betrayed wife Alicia Florrick on CBS' "The Good Wife."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Michael C. Hall is the titular serial killer/forensics expert on Showtime's "Dexter."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jon Hamm is the smooth ad man Don Draper on AMC's Emmy darling "Mad Men."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jessica Pare was unsure if her "Mad Men" character would return. But she did, and Pare made the most of it.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles TImes

John Slattery has earned four Emmy nominations playing veteran ad man Roger Sterling on "Mad Men."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Kelly MacDonald, of "Boardwalk Empire" is still adjusting to the U.S.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman's friendship is easier than their characters' on "The Killing."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Aaron Paul is the meth-making Jesse Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Supermodel Christie Brinkley makes her L.A. stage debut, reprising her Broadway turn as Roxie Hart in "Chicago: The Musical," at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Lance Black wrote the screenplay for "What's Wrong With Virginia" as an exercise, focusing on his Mormon childhood in Texas. After the film, his directorial debut, was panned at a film festival, he retooled.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Lisa Marie Presley has a new album with T Bone Burnett, "Storm & Grace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role in the BBC series "Sherlock" as well as a villian in the Star Trek sequel that is currently in production.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Actor Taylor Kitsch played troubled high school football star Tim Riggins on NBC's "Friday Night Lights." Currently, he is starring in the film "Battleship."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Rocker Marilyn Manson has a new album coming titled "Born Villain."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--APRIL 9, 2012---Singer, songwriter Norah Jones has a new album "Little Broken Hearts." (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dania Ramirez stars in the movie "Premium Rush," about a bicycle messenger who is chased around New York City by a dirty cop.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Emily Blunt stars in the new movie "The Five-Year Engagement," about an engaged couple who find themselves sidetracked on the road to marriage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Writer-director Lorene Scafaria's new film, "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World", is a dark romantic comedy starring Steve Carell and Keira Knightley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Ramona Gonzales, a.k.a. Nite Jewel, is one of the young female singer/producers making music that combines the sensibilities of indie rock with dance and contemporary R&B.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Actor Brian Austin Green, at Mo's restaurant in Burbank, is set to star in a new comedy on TBS called "Wedding Band." In it, the former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star plays a perma-bachelor and frontman for a scrappy wedding band that hopes to hit the big time.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Actress Shannen Doherty has been keeping busy with her new reality show, "Shannen Says," on WeTV and hew own production company, No Apologies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Lena Headey gets a kick out of the contradictions she embodies as the ruthless queen Cersei Lannister in HBO's "Game of Thrones."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

James Van Der Beek, the former "Dawson's Creek" heartthrob, plays a version of himself in the new sitcom "Don't Trust the B-- in Apartment 23."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

As the female-centric "Hunger Games" opens, star Jennifer Lawrence girds for fame. She plays Katniss Everdeen, who takes her sister's place in brutal life-and-death games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Ravi Shankar, 91, is India's most famous classical musician in the West since his collaborations with Beatle George Harrison and violinist Yehudi Menuhin in the 1960s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, Susan Lucci is best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama "All My Children." She is now in the pilot for a Marc Cherry dramedy, "Devious Maids."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Lea Thompson hit it big in '85 with "Back to the Future," but she's busier than ever now.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Julianne Moore prepared meticulously to play Sarah Palin in "Game Change." She's sympathetic to the stress in Palin's life.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

As veteran musician Carlos Santana prepares for a two-year gig at the House of Blues on the Strip, he's also considering a project with the L.A. Phil's Gustavo Dudamel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Hoffman says at 74, he is fortunate to have landed a plum role in the new HBO series "Luck."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Mexican actor Demian Bichir, who was nominated for a lead actor Oscar for his role as a Mexican day laborer in the film "A Better Life," has dedicated his nomination to the millions of undocumented immigrants in the nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Actress Michelle Williams is nominated for an Oscar for depicting Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Actor Daniel Radcliffe, star of the "Harry Potter" film franchise and Broadway, stars in "The Woman in Black."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Actor Nick Nolte is nominated for a supporting actor Oscar for his role in "Warrior."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth and his dog Russell at their Pasadena home. Roth joins his former bandmates on tour this month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Kate Beckinsale stars in the movie "Underworld Awakening."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Glenn Close at Palihouse on Nov. 11, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Michael Shannon at the Andaz Hotel on Nov. 11, 2011. He stars in "Take Shelter."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

Actor Armie Hammer at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Actor Max von Sydow at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Dec. 19, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton, right, and Scottish director Lynne Ramsay worked together on "We Need to Talk About Kevin." They were photographed on Nov. 10, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Anthony Gonzales, the French electronica producer who performs as M83, in his home studio on Jan. 9.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

With 20 years of screen credits behind him, Jake Gyllenhaal is a 31-year-old actor with a résumé that defies expectations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

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4 Comments

  1. December 31, 2012, 11:58 am

    I thought this was JoLo … over here wondering what happened to her … lol Great shot!!

    By: Poetic Photo Press™ | Tracey Easter Photography™
  2. December 31, 2012, 11:59 am

    I love this!

    By: Poetic Photo Press™ | Tracey Easter Photography™
  3. December 31, 2012, 12:00 pm

    GREAT SHOT!!

    By: Poetic Photo Press™ | Tracey Easter Photography™
  4. December 31, 2012, 12:01 pm

    LOVE IT!

    By: Poetic Photo Press™ | Tracey Easter Photography™

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