A talented, charismatic actress, Karine Vanasse achieved international stardom and critical acclaim. Born Nov. 24, 1983 in Drummondville, Québec, Canada, Karine Vanasse won a Gémeaux Awa...
French actor Olivier Martinez is heading to U.S. television in a recurring role on drama series Revenge. He is set to play media mogul Pascal LeMarchal, the father of character Margaux LeMarchal, played by actress Karine Vanasse. Martinez joins his wife Halle Berry who is also heading to the small screen in upcoming drama series Extant, which debuts this summer (14).
The third season of ABC’s Revenge is officially underway and there’s more hooking up going on than we know what to do with. Just like any good drama, romantic entanglements are a must. But the main character on Revenge – Emily Thorne (played by Emily VanCamp)— wears so many different faces it’s difficult to keep track of her true loves, her faux loves, and the guys she’s using for her own revenge-y purposes. But we’re here to help! Here are some of the love triangles (and quadrangles) that are making season 3 worth the watch.
Emily and Jack/Emily and Aiden/Emily and Daniel:
See what we mean? Emily (AKA Amanda Clarke) started out the season making out with Jack (her childhood love who finally knows her true identity), but remains engaged to Daniel (although she’s still trying to take his entire family down), and in the most recent episode shared a passionate kiss with her ex-boo Aiden. How does she juggle all of it? Well, she doesn’t always do such a great job and jealousies abound in just about every episode. It doesn’t always make for a smooth revenge plan, but it definitely makes for good television. Plus all these guys are pretty hot, so there’s that to enjoy as well.
Jack and Margaux/Jack and Emily:
This season we met Daniel’s old friend Margaux (played by Karine Vanasse), a beautiful French bombshell who runs her own magazine in the Hamptons. After a failed attempt to hook up with Emily’s fiancé Daniel, she ends up pulling Jack out of his shell. Jack has to be the cutest single dad/widower we’ve ever seen and Margaux? Well, she’s French! They make a great couple. but not everyone's into it. Emily’s own jealousy may start to get the best of her, as she still hasn’t resolved her feelings for her childhood sweetheart. And we can expect all of these emotions to complicate her plans to take down high society in the Hamptons.
Nolan and Patrick:
There’s no real love triangle here, but some attention must be paid to Revenge favorite Nolan Ross (Gabriel Mann) and this season’s hottie newcomer Patrick (Justin Hartley). Nolan’s sexuality has never been clearly labeled and we’ve seen him date women and men throughout the show’s seasons. But the relationship between Patrick is especially complicated because -- like many of the relationships on Revenge -- it’s not quite clear yet whether or not the two are legitimately interested in each other, or using each other for their own personal agendas. Chances are, it’s a little bit of both. Which means we’ll all have to keep tuning in to see how all these little affairs continue to bring on the drama.
Actor Cory Monteith's penultimate movie All The Wrong Reasons will debut at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival in the Glee star's native Canada. Director Gia Milani's ensemble movie, in which Monteith plays a store clerk, also features Emily Hampshire, Kevin Zegers and Karine Vanasse.
The film was shot a year ago (12) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The news of the world premiere in September (13) comes just over a week after Monteith's death in a Vancouver, Canada hotel on 13 July (13). The local coroner concluded the Glee star died due to an alcohol and heroin overdose.
And now for part two of our Pan Am set visit. As we reported earlier, while Pan Am is flying a little low to the ground lately, it's still bring the heat - and we mean that in a completely romantical sort of way. We sat down with Michael Mosely (Ted), Christina Ricci (Maggie), Margot Robbie (Laura), Mike Vogel (Dean) and Karine Vanasse (Colette) to find out just what's about to go down (or should we say up?) in those friendly skies. It seems there is a little romance on the way for most of our happy stewardesses, though there will certainly be a bit of turbulence - but what's drama without conflict, right?
The next episode of Pan Am, "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang," airs Sunday, Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. on ABC.
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The show has been a big hit overseas but audiences have plummeted in the U.S. prompting TV pundits to predict it will be axed, and now Vanasse appears to have confirmed the news via Twitter.com.
She writes, "Well, we received THE call, #PanAm is only coming back for one more episode after Christmas. But up to the end, we’ll give it our all!”
The actress, who plays European flight attendant Colette Valois on the show, later added, "Sorry for the confusion #PanAm fans; there are still 5 new episodes to air until February."
The series, about the airline's jet-setting staff, has faced a huge drop in viewers in the U.S. and was rumoured to be on ABC chiefs' culling list.
The rumours were seemingly confirmed by actress Vanasse, who took to her Twitter.com page to claim there is only a handful of episodes left to air early next year (12).
However, executives at the channel have denied the show is heading for a crash landing, insisting it is still in production.
A statement reads, "Nothing has changed. We are not cancelling Pan Am. We are still in production and will continue to be in production finishing the original 13 episodes plus one more additional one.
"We have one more original episode this coming week, December 4, and then will return in January with new episodes, airing all of them.
"Pan Am is still in contention for next season. We won't know about that until our upfront announcement in May."
There seems to be a bit of a miscommunication going on regarding ABC's period drama Pan Am. Earlier this afternoon, series star Karine Vanasse, who plays French stewardess Colette Valois, alluded via Twitter to the show's imminent cancelation. Fans were likely both surprised and saddened to hear this news, and while the sadness may not have lasted long, the surprises surely didn't end. ABC has confirmed that, despite the context of Vanasse's tweet, Pan Am is definitely not canceled.
Let's sort this out. Vanasse tweeted, "Well, we received THE call, #PanAm is only coming back for one more episode after Christmas. But up to the end, we'll give it our all !" Anyone who read this would (perhaps after a short bout with denial) likely have taken it as solid proof of the show's imminent end. After all, it's quite clear that Vanasse (without ever actually using these words) meant to indicate that the show was being canceled. And she would know, right? After all, she is a member of the main cast.
But whatever the source for Vanasse's bad news was, it is clearly in conflict with reports from ABC. The network is affirming that Pan Am will continue on through the spring season, and is still an open candidate for a second season. ABC confirms that Pan Am is "shooting and airing 14 episodes" and will "have one more original episode this coming week, Dec. 4 and then will return in January with new episodes, airing all of them."
So, as ironclad as the contract of Twitter usually is, it seems as though Pan Am fans can rest easy, knowing that ABC is insistent on keeping the show going at least through the 2011-'12 television season.
Pan Am airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
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We were lucky enough to have a reporter on set at ABC's new 60s drama, Pan Am. He chatted with Christina Ricci (Maggie), Karine Vanesse (Collette) and Michael Mosley (Ted) about Sunday's new episode, "Unscheduled Departure." It looks like we can expect suspense, danger and one couple's first kiss. Check out our on-set interviews below as well as an exclusive first look at the new episode.
Pan Am flies Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
For more of the ladies (and gents) of Pan Am, check out our gallery by clicking on the photo.
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Landed a regular role on the ABC 1960s-era drama "Pan Am" as the romantic Parisian Colette
Appeared in Quebec's teen show "Club des 100 watts" after winning a lip sync competition
Cast in a supporting role opposite Charlize Theron and Penelope Cruz in war drama "Head in the Clouds"
Acted opposite Owen Wilson in Woody Allen-directed fantasy romance "Midnight in Paris"
Co-hosted the Canadian children's program "Les débrouillards"
Played the title role of a teenager trying to find her identity in a tormented family environment in drama feature "Set Me Free"
A talented, charismatic actress, Karine Vanasse achieved international stardom and critical acclaim. Born Nov. 24, 1983 in Drummondville, Québec, Canada, Karine Vanasse won a Gémeaux Award for hosting the kids' science series, "Les débrouillards" (TFO, 1990-2003), but ascended to movie stardom with the starring role in Léa Pool's powerful "Emporte-moi" ("Set Me Free") (1999), the coming-of-age tale of an unusually intelligent and sensitive 13-year-old tomboy. Recognized as a major find, Vanasse won a slew of international honors, including Best Actress Jutra, Chlotrudis, Golden Bayard, Youth Jury and Toronto International Film Festival awards. Back on TV, actress earned a Gémeaux nomination for her supporting turn as a troubled young woman on the drama "2 frères" (TVA, 1999-2001). On the big screen, Vanasse delivered another masterful performance as Donalda, an angelic young woman forced into an unhappy marriage with the titular scoundrel "Séraphin: un homme et son péché" (2002), for which she earned a Best Actress Genie nomination and won another Best Actress Jutra Award. She starred in the miniseries "October 1970" (CBC, 2006), essayed the doomed queen "Marie-Antoinette" (Radio-Canada, 2006), and performed double duty as producer-actress on "Polytechnique" (2009), winning an Best Actress Genie for her work in the thoughtful, immensely moving analysis of the tragic real-life "Montréal Massacre." Receiving an international profile boost, Vanasse appeared in Woody Allen's sleeper hit "Midnight in Paris" (2011) and booked a series regular role as a French flight attendant on the glossy, 1960s-set airline drama "Pan Am" (ABC, 2011-12).<p><i>By Jonathan Riggs</i>