In a recent interview with Fitness Rx, Jessie Godderz Goes From CBS’ “Big Brother” to TNA Wrestling, Jessie discusses his “first official acting project” in the scripted drama, Tainted Dreams from NYC Brand Productions.
In case you missed it, Alicia Minshew was interviewed by Anne Cahalane on The MomsThoughts™ Show last week on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm. You can catch her interview in the archives on BlogTalk Radio. Anne asks the question–will we see her in the new All My Children that just returned online? Anne notes she has signed on for Tainted Dreams, is appearing in My Big Gay Italian Wedding, and recently wrapped up two indie films. Alicia will share how she stays busy with projects and keeps up with being a mother.
Nelson Branco does an exclusive interview with All My Children Supervising Producer Sonia Blangiardo as a preview to the launch of AMC on April 29, 2013. (Yes, Sonia is also a founder of NYC Brand Productions!) Order Soap Opera Uncensored Issue #68 today and read all about it!
Soap Opera Network has posted according to The Tampa Tribune, Tainted Dreams stars & AMC alums Alicia Minshew and Walt Willey will be posing for photos and signing autographs near the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Tampa “wonder wall” video waterfall on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 8:00-900 pm EDT. Admission is free!
If you are in the area, you won’t want to miss this opportunity!
Tainted Dreams star and All My Children alum Alicia Minshew will be appearing in the off-Broadway production of My Big Gay Italian Wedding. Broadway Buzz announced she will be taking over the role of Aunt Toniann for Kim Sozzi, who will take a short leave of absence, on Saturday, May 4 and Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the St. Luke’s Theatre in New York, NY at 8:00 pm EDT. Tickets may be ordered through Telecharge.
Telecharge Announces Big Ang to Do Return Performance in My Big Gay Italian Wedding on April 7, 2013!
Telecharge announces Mob Wives star ‘Big Ang’ will appear in a return performance of My Big Gay Italian Wedding on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT at St. Luke’s Theatre in New York, NY.
Note: This is different than the previous announcement in February that she would be appearing on April 6. Buy your tickets now!
IMPACT WRESTLING SUPERSTARS TARA AND MR. PEC-TACULAR TAKE ON SCRIPTED DRAMA
Wrestlers Are Soap Stars in “Tainted Dreams”
NEW YORK CITY, March 26, 2013 - “IMPACT WRESTLING” superstars Lisa Marie Varon, known as Tara, and five-time CBS “Big Brother” superstar, Jessie Godderz, known as Mr. PEC-Tacular, have signed on to join the cast of NYC Brand Production’s ”Tainted Dreams.” This new, scripted “soap within a soap” is set to blow the lid off the behind-the-scenes comedy and drama of producing a daily soap opera. “Tainted Dreams” is a rare, realistic look at the interaction of actors, cast, and crew involved in producing a daily, scripted drama.
Emmy-winning director and “Tainted Dreams” creator, Sonia Blangiardo finds the casting choice of Jessie and Lisa Marie natural and symbiotic. “Wrestling has evolved into an ‘action soap opera,’ combining athletic prowess with the on-going, serialized drama taking place in and out of the wrestling ring,” said Blangiardo. “There is a tremendous crossover audience between traditional soap operas and wrestling which creates a perfect fit for Jessie and Lisa Marie in our cast.”
In the world of pro wrestling, Mr. PEC-Tacular (Jessie) and Tara’s (Lisa Marie) onscreen chemistry has earned them monikers such as “The Hollywood Power Couple” and “The First Couple of IMPACT WRESTLING” where they already rival the popularity of some of the most well-known pairings in wrestling history. Both Godderz and Varon are world-class athletes in their own right. Godderz is the youngest 2-Sport Pro Athlete in History. Lisa Marie was an All-American in Cheerleading and has held numerous fitness and wrestling titles including winner of the Fitness America Series, Miss Galaxy and the TNA Wrestling Knockouts Championship.
“Tainted Dreams” boasts a unique combination of high profile soap stars, reality stars, sports figures, singers and theater actors. To date, casting announcements for “Tainted Dreams” include Dina Manzo (“Dina’s Party and “Real Housewives of New Jersey”) Alicia Minshew (“All My Children”), Kelley Menighan Hensley (“As The World Turns”), Walt Willey (“All My Children”), Marnie Schulenburg (“As The World Turns”), Michael Lowry (“All My Children”) and Anthony Wilkinson (“My Big Gay Italian Wedding”).
About IMPACT WRESTLING: IMPACT WRESTLING is the world’s most innovative experience in professional wrestling, airing in over 120 countries worldwide. Join Hulk Hogan, “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles, Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, Sting, Bobby Roode, Brooke Hogan, the lovely and lethal TNA Knockouts and the no-limits X-Division for “IMPACT WRESTLING” every Thursday night LIVE at 8:00pm ET on SPIKE.
For more information on IMPACT WRESTLING, visit www.IMPACTWRESTLING.com. TNA Entertainment, LLC is a privately held company headquartered in Nashville, Tenn.
About NYC BRAND PRODUCTIONS: NYC Brand Productions is a New York-based full-service company dedicated to producing high quality, original television, Internet, video and live theatrical shows. For more information on NYC BRAND PRODUCTIONS visit http://nycbrandproductions.com.