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Selena Gomez and David Henrie (photo credit Maryam Pahlavan)

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Selena Gomez and David Henrie Reunite for BOLD Entertainment’s Debut Feature Film This Is The Year

Selena Gomez and David Henrie (photo credit Maryam Pahlavan)

BOLD Entertainment and Novo Media Group LLC, have announced the first-ever, interactive, virtual movie premiere on August 28, 2020, for their first film, This Is The Year. The film is directed by David Henrie, with his longtime friend Selena Gomez signing on as executive producer. The one-night-only event brings the two former co-stars of Wizards of Waverly Place back together and adds many more next-generation stars in the cast and throughout the live event.

This Is The Year is a contemporary spin on many of the classic 1980s movies that resonated with that era’s youth. It aims to address the issues facing teens today – high school friendships, romances, escapades, change and more – speaking their language and breaking through with a story that holds meaning.

BOLD Entertainment’s This Is The Year virtual premiere takes place on Friday, August 28, at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET and is open to the public. With the purchase of a digital ticket, fans can join the pre-show featuring music from the film’s soundtrack, behind the scenes clips, an introduction from David Henrie and Selena Gomez and more. Then, after the feature film is played, TikTok personalities Charli and Dixie D’Amelio will lead a live Q&A of the cast. The evening tops off with an exclusive performance by platinum-selling, alt-pop trio lovelytheband featuring music from their newly released album.

A portion of the evening event’s proceeds will be donated to Selena’s chosen charity, the PLUS1 COVID-19 Relief Fund with funds allocated to its World Central Kitchen non-profit and the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, as well as other charity and non-profit organizations that wish to use ticket sales for fundraising.

Introducing “THE MAN BEHIND THE MAKEUP,” a Documentary Short Film: Legendary Makeup Artist, Jerome Alexander

Jerome Alexander Cosmetics is releasing a documentary short film, THE MAN BEHIND THE MAKEUP, on August 22, 2020, to honor its charismatic founder, innovative makeup artist & teacher, Jerome Alexander. Jerome is a beauty legend who has continuously changed the beauty industry for more than 50 years.

This documentary short film portrays Jerome as an iconic figure whose influence had a direct impact on the global beauty industry. He appeared on national TV shows including Johnny Carson, Mike Douglas, Oprah and Regis & Kathie Lee, to name a few.


About Face: Six-Episode Series on Quibi

Model and beauty mogul Rosie Huntington-Whiteley teams up with the titans of the beauty industry for About Face, a six-episode series for Quibi, which premiered on August 10, 2020.

In About Face, Huntington-Whiteley explores the entrepreneurship that built the beauty empires of Emily Weiss, Huda Kattan, Jen Atkin, Kylie Jenner, PONY Syndrome and Sir John. From tenacity to triumph, the series tracks the trajectories of the artists who shape tastes and blaze trails. Intimately told, About Face is a celebration of grit, diligence and ingenuity.


Andrea Hammer
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Andrea Karen Hammer is the founder, director and owner of Artsphoria Publishing, Media Group & Shop ( Artsphoria International Magazine (; Artsphoria Movie Reviews & Film Forum (; Artsphoria: Arts, Business & Technology Center (; Artsphoria Event Advertising & Reporting (; Artsphoria: Food for the Soul (; Artsphoria Animation & Imagination World ( and Artsphoria Shop ( She is a Philadelphia-based freelance writer who has published articles in international publications.

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