Rise of the Guardians director Peter Ramsey dishes on the Tooth Fairy, Santa and why he loves the Harlem Renaissance
Visions of sugar-plums won’t be the only thing dancing in the heads of bright-eyed boys and girls this holiday season. In fact, they’ll see a battle of machismo between Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, an overworked Tooth Fairy, a coy Sandman, a childish Jack Frost and an emotional Boogeyman in DreamWorks Animation’s fantasy-adventure film Rise of the Guardians, which opens Nov. 21. We sat down with the movie’s director Peter Ramsey, the first African-American to direct a big budget computer generated feature, to get his take on completing this groundbreaking work. —Satchel J. Jester
Wondering who the hot new chick is in Skyfall? It’s British actress Naomie Harris (28 Days Later), and she’s way more than just a pretty face - in the film and in real life. We caught up with 36 year-old Harris to get her take on playing the quick-witted, gun-toting Eve, and of course, what it was like filming that uber hot shaving scene with Daniel Craig. -J.H.
Keith David has a career that most actors would envy. He’s been working for years in theater, television and film and has also enjoyed a solid career as a voice-over actor and singer, touring all over the nation with a number of bands. Now, he stars in the mind-trip epic Cloud Atlas alongside Halle Berry and Tom Hanks. We caught up with the veteran star to get his take on freedom, music and what keeps him motivated. —J.H.