What did you do over spring break? If you’re director Harmony Korine, then you headed down to Florida with Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and, of course, James Franco to make a twisted, sexy, druggy, not-quite-ironic (or is it?) bikini-bandit film amidst the hedonistic throng of the collegiate riviera. Interview grabs its baggiest board shorts and a beachfront share for a special report from the set of spring breakers
Teenage angst is alive and well, and living in Northampton, Massachusetts, as the fledgling punks in Big Nils can attest. The quartet, composed of Coco Gordon Moore (vocals), Zoe Wardlaw (guitar), Lilly Daiber (bass), and Sen Morimoto (drums), performs the sort of no-nonsense rock 'n' roll that has inspired rebellious kids for generations. Dissonant art rock, the next generation.
Before he’d ever played a down on a professional football field, Cam Newton set off a firestorm when he was quoted describing himself as an “icon” and an “entertainer.” But armed with a $22 million contract as he enters his first season as a pro, the NFL’s most hyped, controversial, scrutinized—and expensive—rookie quarterback is now facing that immortal question: when the heat is on, do you run? Or do you gun?
Andrea Riseborough likes her characters steeped in history. It’s no surprise, then, that the rÃ©sumÃ© of the 29-year-old actress—who grew up in Northern England and graduated from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art—reads like a syllabus for a 20th-century British history course.
Brazilian model Jesus Luz has recently fallen under intense media scrutiny. (Google his name and all will become apparent.) But Luz is a man of many passions. He’s a nature enthusiast, a student of music, a believer in the value of hard work and a strong spiritual life. Just don’t ask him to justify his love.
Kimberley Nixon is the 23-year-old Welsh actress is at the center of the forthcoming film Cherrybomb, a gritty little psychodrama about two boys in Belfast, Northern Ireland, who spend a summer engaged in increasingly illicit activities—shoplifting, drugs, grand theft auto—while competing for the affections of an unbalanced teen girl.