Although she has been showcasing her sunny highlights on and off the big screen, Emma Stone’s fiery red strands continue to give Tinseltown hair envy!
We spoke to celebrity hair colorist Tracey Cunningham at Los Angeles’s Mèche Salon, who told us the star’s bold garnet was one of the most-desired shades among her clients.
“Redheads will ring in the new year with intense, vibrant reds,” said Cunningham, who works with Drew Barrymore. “This look fits with all skin tones.” If you’re considering a shift in shade, consider your skin’s undertones before deciding on a color. Warm complexions like Stone’s are flattered by spicy cinnamon or auburn shades, while hints of ash or blue complement cool-toned skin.
After making her big-screen debut opposite the late, great Whitney Houston in the summer musical Sparkle, singer-actress Jordin Sparks says she’s ready to keep working with Hollywood’s finest.
On her list of dream co-stars: Emma Stone.
“We actually did community theater together back in Phoenix when we were younger,” Sparks, 22, told Celebuzz in a recent interview. “Now that we’re both in our respective fields, I would love to do something with her. She’s so funny. Her comedic timing is impeccable. She’s an amazing actress.”
“I got to see her earlier this year, at an Essence Luncheon,” the former American Idol winner continued. “All the Oscar buzz was happening for The Help, and she had this gorgeous white dress on. I was so excited to see her there. We hugged and I was like, ‘Congratulations!’ And she said the same thing.”
“Hopefully I’ll get a chance to see her again and we can exchange information, because I’m still missing that.”
Osborn, played by James Franco in the first trilogy, is an integral part of the mythology.
The filmmakers are busy building a web of actors for the upcoming Spider-Man sequel.
On Monday, at least four young men were testing for the role of Harry Osborn in Sony’s sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, which reunites director Marc Webb with stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, adding Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane.
Osborn is an integral part of the Spidey mythology – the son of tycoon Norman Osborn, he’s one of Peter Parker’s few friends but evolves into one of Spider-Man’s nemeses. (He takes on the mantle of the Green Goblin after his father, the original Goblin, is killed by … well, no sense spoiling the story.)
According to insiders, those testing are Sam Claflin, a British actor who appeared in high-profile tentpoles Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Snow White & the Huntsman; Eddie Redmayne, another Brit who appeared in My Week With Marilyn and will be seen as Marius in Les Miserables; Douglas Booth, who appeared in LOL and is currently shooting Noah for Darren Aronofsky; and Boyd Holbrook, an American actor whose credits include The Big C, Hatfields & McCoys and the upcoming adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s The Host.
James Franco played the Osborn role in the Sam Raimi-directed Spider-Man films of the 2000s. Franco took a more brooding and dark path for the character, and an original plan was to continue that tradition in the new films, with actors Dane DeHaan, Alden Ehrenreich and Brady Corbet initially under consideration.
But sources say the producers and filmmakers now are seeking actors with characteristics that include athleticism and good looks.
The testings come as several films, including Michael Bay’s Transformers 4, are in the midst of casting young actors.
Sony declined comment.
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The Amazing Spiderman actress ranks highest on US Vogue and InStyle UK’s Top 10 best dressed lists, over the Duchess of Cambridge
Emma Stone has rounded off a fantastic year by being named the world’s best dressed woman of 2012 in two leading fashion magazines.
The Amazing Spiderman actress was handed the accolade by both style bible Vogue across the pond and the UK edition of InStyle – beating Kate Middleton to the crown.
The 24-year-old screen darling featured on Vogue’s cover to celebrate, with her name appearing above a whole host of America’s fashion elite – including Kristen Stewart, First Lady Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lawrence.
Meanwhile, over in the UK Emma pipped the likes of the Duchess of Cambridge, Victoria Beckham and Diane Kruger to sit first place in a Top 10 Best Dressed of 2012 list.
And while we’re sure the actress is taking the news on the chin, fashion critics won’t be at all surprised by her accolades.
Emma, who is dating Spiderman star Andrew Garfield off screen, has been dazzling the fash pack for some time now – most recently at the Annual CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.
The former redhead showed off her style credentials as she mingled with the likes of Alexa Chung, editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and Twilight star Ashley Greene on the red-carpet – plumping for a Burberry midnight-blue corset with peplum detailing and a contrasting emerald-green skirt.
Things are only getting better for Emma Stone at the moment. Not only is she dating the gorgeous Andrew Garfield but her career is going from strength to strength after hits such as The Help, The Amazing Spiderman and Crazy, Stupid, Love but now she’s just been named number one on the US version of Vogue’s prestigious Best Dressed List for 2012.
The actress often wears cute and quirky outfits that always flatter her body shape and leave the rest of us feeling envious of her wardrobe as well as her man!
Also included in the list are the likes of Girl with the Dragon Tattoo actress Rooney Mara, Avatar’s Zoe Saldana and Kristen Stewart who stars in Twilight’s Breaking Dawn 2 which has just been released today.
‘Whether in Converse or floor-skimming ¬Oscar de la Renta, these ten show that though the American style icon has evolved,’ the magazine have said of their list.
The full top ten… 1. Emma Stone
2. Rooney Mara
3. Leelee Sobieski
4. Zoe Saldana
5. Lauren Santo Domingo
6. Solange Knowles
7. Kristen Stewart
8. Lily Kwong
9. Kimberly Chandler
10. Dree Hemingway
Taylor Swift may wear the pants in the music industry, but when it comes to relationships, the superstar doesn’t like to take control.
The 22-year-old singer covers the December issue of Harper’s Bazaar and dishes on her friendship with Emma Stone and Selena Gomez, as well as her dating style, where she confesses that her relationships need “to be equal.”
And although we’ll have to wait and see whether a Kennedy-inspired single is in the works, Taylor can always count on friends like Selena Gomez and Emma Stone to support her as she copes with dating in the public eye.
“We never talk about fashion, about career, about our ambitions or our projects,” she says of her famous friends. “We just talk about relationships, feelings, love, and boys.”
The actor was in the hotseat when Ellen asked him questions about his romantic ties to co-star Emma Stone! See what he had to say about her and his new beard, right here!
Emma Stone can do comedies, dramas — and weddings!
The actress, 24, served as the officiant for the Saturday Nov. 10 wedding of her publicist, Holly Shakoor, to director Ruben Fleischer at Twin Peaks Ranch in Ojai, Calif., attendees confirm to Us Weekly.
Other A-list guests at Shakoor’s bash included Stone’s boyfriend Andrew Garfield, Sofia Vergara, Gabrielle Union and Christina Hendricks.
According to a witness, The Help star, clad in a cream-colored sleeveless dress, was the first to walk down the aisle as a string quartet played “Thunder Road.”
“She was very eloquent and composed, and didn’t seem nervous at all,” a witness tells Us. “She talked about how she met Holly six years ago and then how Ruben directed her in Zombieland.”
Marc Webb looked to audience response of first film while plotting the next.
Director Marc Webb is untangling some secret strands from “The Amazing Spider-Man” even as he’s ready to spin a new film adventure for Marvel Comics’ friendly neighborhood wall-crawler.
As the super-heroic summer hit – which recast the cinematic web-slinger in the form of actor Andrew Garfield and paired him with Emma Stone as potentially ill-fated first love Gwen Stacy – makes its home video debut, Webb took a hands-on role in the assembly of the discs, including several deleted scenes that add even more intrigue as to the role of Peter Parker’s parents in his origins and also reveal a more sympathetic side of Rhys Ifans’ Lizard.
As the director discusses the home video version and looks back at the lessons learned from the audience, he also provides a tantalizing hint or two about what lies ahead for the sequels.
Are you excited for people to get a chance to see some of the extra scenes that you couldn’t squeeze into the theatrical release?
As a filmmaker, I’m always interested in seeing behind the curtain, and I think it’s really important when you’re creating a DVD that you’re catering to the people who are really big fans of the material. As a viewer, I’m interested in seeing how movies are made – and I think there are a lot of directors who are rightly protective of that process, but I find that the viewer, I’d be curious to see how these things evolved. There’s an interest in seeing that, but when you’re editing a film, It’s like your brain is the final draft of film – there’s a lot of things that go on, and I thought it was an interesting thing to put forth.
Once the audience got to see the film this summer, to respond to it, what did their reaction mean to you?
I think what I was really pleased about was that people really reacted to the relationship between Peter and Gwen, which was always my avenue into the movie. It’s the most relatable and most meaningful part of his life and that kind of relationship has always fascinated me on screen, cinematically. …I think people reacted positive to Emma and Andrew. And that was really the hardest part: finding a Spider Man that felt new, but also honored the character. I think Andrew was really exceptional and people have embraced him in a way that’s pretty incredible, and I’m really proud of that.
Did the audience reaction give you any new insight as to where you wanted to take future adventures?
Certainly, there are parts of the parents’ story, the father and the mother story that we’re going to pick up in the subsequent films but I think that’s something that people left the movie a little more curious about.
Is there a scene, when you watch the movie now, that makes you say, ‘Yeah. We really had a good time that day’?
The scene where Peter asks Gwen out for the first time. It was in a hallway shot. It was really funny – they connected in a way that you don’t get to see very often in big superhero movies. There’s sort of a something innocent but something true and dramatic and something very intimate about it. It just felt really real. I remember on that day things were really clicking, and I think it really shows on screen.
Of the behind-the-scenes material that’s going to be on the discs, what do you think the home viewers are going to find the most fascinating?
I think the second screen app is pretty amazing where you can follow the movie on your iPad and watch the special features – that was something that I worked on really hard with Charlie de Lauzirika, the author of the DVD who’s done great, amazing DVDs before – he did the ‘Transformers’ and the ‘Avatar’ DVDs and he’s just a brilliant guy and it’s going to be a really interesting feature for people.
Where are you as far as planning stages for the follow-up film right now?
We have a really killer script, and of course we have an amazing cast, so we’re getting ready to go. We’re really at the starting line – we’re going to start production not too far from now.
How far ahead did you look at Spider-Man’s story when you were making the first one?
Usually these kinds of movies have a trilogy, and I wanted a certain storyline to remain for longer than one film. So in some ways I anticipated what was happening down the road and I wanted to plant certain acknowledgments of what would happen in the future.
I think there’s something really interesting with franchise films that’s emerging recently. It’s become more of a novelistic form. It happens in a lot of serialized TV: you can see the big stories unfold in a much bigger universe because of they way people view things, because they have DVDs. There’s a more complex, nuanced universe, and I think that’s really fun for the audience.