Kristin Bauer van Straten

Casting Net: Greta Gerwig joins Natalie Portman in Kennedy drama Jackie

  • Frances Ha star Greta Gerwig is joining Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard in the historical drama Jackie, which will chronicle the first four days in Jackie Kennedy’s life after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Gerwig will play an aide to the former first lady, Portman will play the title role, and Sarsgaard will portray Robert Kennedy. Pablo Larrain (No, The Club) is directing.
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Kristin Bauer van Straten takes EW's Pop Culture Personality Test -- VIDEO

Ew Personality Test Kristin Bauer Van Straten

True Blood

wraps up its 6 (million?)th season this Sunday and while there will no doubt be some bloodshed, we’re hoping our favorite quip-queen Pam remains among the (sorta) living. Why? Because any character whose portrayer admits to being a loyal quoter of About a Boy is a friend of ours.

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'True Blood's Kristin Bauer van Straten needs you to help save Africa's elephants and rhinos


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Next month, Kristin Bauer van Straten, better known as True Blood’s Pam, will leave for Kenya, where she’ll spend four weeks filming a documentary about the effort to stop elephant ivory and rhino horn poaching – a cause dear to her South African husband’s family. His grandfather was a professor of physiology who helped treat, relocate, and save wildlife.

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