Patrick sits down with the star of the Hallmark Channel’s “A Country Wedding”, Autumn Reeser!
Composer Craig Safan (“The Last Starfighter”) chats about his popular film scores and his upcoming project “Rough Magic”, and Author Boze Hadleigh explains why Animal epithets, words, and phrases like “Holy Cow!” are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the fascinating stories and facts behind them!
Autumn Reeser has established herself as a highly sought after young actress in film and television.
Most recently, she starred in ABC’s drama series “Last Resort” opposite Andre Braugher and Scott Speedman and on ABC’s drama series “The Whispers.”
Reeser was seen as the ambitious junior agent Lizzie Grant on the seventh season of HBO’s hit series, “Entourage.” Reeser also spent years training in dance and singing and was able to put her considerable skills to work as the villainess in the MTV musical, “The American Mall,” from the producers of Disney’s “High School Musical.” Raised in Carlsbad, CA, Reeser spent her childhood developing a solid foundation for her acting career by playing a wide variety of characters in local musical theater productions starting at age 7.
After high school, she enrolled in UCLA’s competitive theater program. She spent the next three years totally immersed in the acting world, studying theater history, acting technique, dance, voice and movement. Reeser’s love for the stage continues today. Reeser resides in Los Angeles, and has two sons – Finn and Dashiell. This is her third project for Hallmark Channel, she also starred in the Hallmark Channel Original Movies “I Do, I Do, I Do,” and “Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade.”
Craig Safan has been composing music for movies and musical theatre since he was fourteen years old.
At Brandeis University, Craig wrote the music for four original musicals and was awarded a Watson Foundation Fellowship to study music in London after graduation. He has scored the music for over twenty-five feature films, including The Last Starfighter, Stand and Deliver, Money for Nothing, Major Payne, and Mr. Wrong.
Craig has also composed the scores for five mini-series, including the acclaimed “Son of the Morning Star.” In television, he is probably best known for his work as the composer for the seriesCheers, for his Emmy-nominated work on Life Goes On, as well as for his themes for Pearland Hope and Gloria.