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Poonam is a writer and social media guru who enjoys all things entertainment. She breathes pop-culture, considers IMDb to be one of the greatest inventions of all time and watches a countless number of TV shows. To keep up with what she is writing, watching, reading or whom she is interviewing, follow her on Twitter using the tagline @PatelPoonam.

5 Fun Facts: 'The Theory Of Everything' Star Eddie Redmayne

November 7th, 2014 1:15pm EST
Eddie redmayne
It's quite the weekend for your local box offices. With a genre to accommodate each member of a family, the film options are quite spectacular. We have "Interstellar" staring the greats Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. Then, for the family-friendly viewers, there's "Big Hero 6" with animated characters voiced by Ryan Potter and Jamie Chung.

But, the shining star of the weekend has to be "The Theory of Everything." That's a sorry to you small town folks because this movie is only being released in limited theaters, for now.

"The Theory of Everything" is getting some...

Q&A: Ryan Cabrera Returns With 'House On Fire' Single

October 24th, 2014 2:30pm EDT
Ryan Cabrera
Singer-songwriter, Ryan Cabrera is making a comeback with a new single and upcoming EP. It’s been almost 7 years since he’s released an album. That's 7 years of his fans listening to his mega hits "On The Way Down" and "True," over and over again. “For me, even before my first record, I was playing non-stop shows. I love being on the stage. I can't not do it. I can't take six months off because I love the live aspect of playing and the interaction with fans. The last record I put out was in 2008, since then I probably did over 200 shows a year. So, continuing to write a record and recording...

Elijah Wood Says Goodbye To 'Wilfred' - Saves Bear And Gatorade Bong

July 30th, 2014 1:30pm EDT
Elijah Wood Says Goodbye To 'Wilfred' - Saves Bear And Gatorade
At four seasons strong, "Wilfred" has had quite a successful run. Elijah Wood has been playing Ryan, a guy who visions a dog as a man. How is that even possible? Who really knows. Given an answer to this bizarre behavior or not, the part psychological and part comedic appeal is what has drawn a unique audience to tune in since its premiere. But, there is an end to most every show and "Wilfred" is at its doom.

Elijah Wood recently took some time out of his busy schedule to chat all things "Wilfred" and Ryan. "Wilfred" is currently airing Wednesdays on FXX at 10 P.M., and the series finale i...

Abigail Spencer and Mark Johnson Discuss Amantha For 'Rectify' Season Two

June 19th, 2014 12:30pm EDT
Abigail Spencer and Mark Johnson Discuss Amantha For 'Rectify' S
Sundance TV’s “Rectify” returns for season 2 today (June 19) after a little over a year. If the season 2 promos are any indication to the forthcoming season, then the fans are in for a dramatic 10 episode run.

If you are new to the show, don’t fret because we can catch you up. And no, we won’t be giving away any spoilers. Just that season 1 centers around Daniel Holden (Aden Young), and the people he interacts with. Daniel, who was convicted of murdering his girlfriend, has spent half of his life on death row at the show opener. He is released from prison in the first episode and must deal...

Rachel Boston On Ingrid In 'Witches Of East End' Season Two

June 16th, 2014 5:15pm EDT
Rachel Boston
The witching hour is upon us as "Witches of East End" returns next month. The show’s producers, as well as Rachel Boston who plays Ingrid, sat down with Starpulse at the 2014 ATX Television Festival. What they revealed on the upcoming season has us feeling as though the show will be better than ever. “We take advantage of all things the fans love about the show. Flashbacks, mythology, life and death stakes and an ending that launches you directly into season three. The way we end is the most unexpected season ender of any show I’ve ever heard of,” writer and producer Richard Hatem says. But...

In Prison With 'Orange Is The New Black's' Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks And Lea DeLaria

June 16th, 2014 11:30am EDT
Orange is The New Black: Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks And Lea DeLa
By now, everyone and their mother have heard of the show “Orange is the New Black.” If you are a diehard fan, you must have seen some, if not all, of season 2’s stream on Netflix. What made last Friday such a grand day for OITNB was not only the premiere of season 2 but also their screening and panel at the 2014 ATX Television Festival.

After the panel, Starpulse had the opportunity to sit down with Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes), Danielle Brooks (Taystee) and Lea DeLaria (Big Boo) for an intimate OITNB discussion. Of course, we made it our goal to get to know the rad chicks firsthand. But before ...

5 Fun Facts: 'The Fault In Our Stars' Star Ansel Elgort

June 5th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
5 Fun Facts: 'The Fault In Our Stars' Star Ansel Elgort
Most surely, “The Fault In Our Stars” is going to be the tearjerker of the year. If you have read the book, you know exactly why. If you’ve have seen the film’s trailers, you also know exactly why. Thanks to Augustus Waters, every girl and woman will be in tears while watching the book adaption on screen. So, who is Augustus? Well, he is a seventeen-year-old boy (character) everyone can’t help but fall in love with. A big part of why he will touch each soul at the theatre is thanks to the actor who plays him, Ansel Elgort.

Ansel is the “IT” boy of Hollywood right now. If the name sounds f...

Q&A: Jamie Lynn Spears Releases A Country EP

May 27th, 2014 1:46pm EDT
Q&A: Jamie Lynn Spears Releases A Country EP
When you hear the last name Spears, you automatically think of Britney Spears. But when you hear Jamie Lynn Spears, two thoughts come into mind. You can either remember her as Britney Spears’ little sister or the actress from “Zoey 101.” Today, Jamie Lynn is stepping out of those shadows to make a name for herself in the music industry.

After putting her career on hold to raise her daughter Maddie, Jamie Lynn surprised fans when she released her first single, “How Could I Want More.” To some, it may seem like an easy transition going from actor to singer. But for Jamie Lynn, it was a journ...

Q&A: Getting To Know Singer-Songwriter Bean

May 6th, 2014 2:08pm EDT
Noelle Bean
Noelle Bean, who goes by Bean in the industry, is a star on the rise. The Dallas native, currently residing in LA, is a pop singer-songwriter whose music is upbeat, soulful and retro. With an EP already under her belt, Bean’s music has been featured in various commercials and has been referred to as a mix between Adele and Amy Winehouse, by The young and talented singer has already charmed the music industry with her doo-wop-style and catchy lyrics. She is currently playing a few shows in the near future, after already performing at SXSW and touring with the likes of Austin Mahone...

Freddie Highmore and Carlton Cuse Talk Season 2 And The Future Of 'Bates Motel'

May 5th, 2014 5:35pm EDT
Freddie Highmore and Carlton Cuse Talk Season 2 And The Future O
The season 2 finale of “Bates Motel” airs tonight and there is a lot it store for the fans. Hoping to set the stage for the next season, along with the last episode, many questions are being answered. The finale will continue with Norma attempting to rescue Norman from his kidnappers. She even goes as far as to force Dylan to help. While trying to please his mother, Dylan must figure out his mess, being involved in a drug war, and is said to bring some closure to the drug war tonight. Emma also deals with some issues, after feeling neglected by the Bates in the last episode. Tonight, she wi...