Olivia Wilde In “Women’s Voices” PSA

It’s very important that women have a voice in this election. Every vote counts. Every voice counts.

Jane Lynch, Eva Longoria, Beyoncé Knowles, Julianne Moore, Julianna Margulies, Olivia Wilde, Gloria Steinem, Jennifer Lopez, Ashley Judd, Sheryl Crow, Cecile Richards, Padma Lakshmi, and Kerry Washington share how President Obama has fought for women’s rights; how he’ll continue to move this country forward; and how women will help decide this election.

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Bid Now on Art Designed by Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde has designed two different globes that are being auctioned off for where the proceeds of the sales will go to Artists for Peace and Justice.

Visionary Globe by Olivia Wilde
Auction ends Tuesday, September 25th at 1:04:00 PM EDT

Olivia Wilde
Proceeds will benefit Artists for Peace and Justice

This globe, created by Wilde herself, is made of paper mâché, “which is classic Haitian. The base is wrapped in palm fronds, and the feathers represent carnival, which is major in Haiti.”

Artists for Peace and Justice, founded by Paul Haggis, is an alliance of film directors, writers, actors, and musicians dedicated to fighting poverty in the developing world and currently focused on building schools in Haiti. (Learn more at apjnow.org.)

Terms: 18″ x 12″ x 12″. Does not include a certificate of authenticity. In condition as donated. Cannot be returned or exchanged. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned. Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner.

Shipping and Handling The minimum shipping, handling and applicable insurance for this item is $49.94. Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner. Hard copies of tickets, travel certificates and merchandise are shipped via FedEx or professional shipping service. Detailed redemption information for non-tangible items will be emailed to the winning bidder.

Donated by: Olivia Wilde

Visionary Globe by Olivia Wilde, Designed by Emmanuel Contina
Auction ends Tuesday, September 25th at 1:02:00 PM EDT

Olivia Wilde (designed By Emmanuel Contina)
Proceeds will benefit Artists for Peace and Justice

The naïf-style, hand-painted globe, highlighting Haiti in the world, was created by Emmanuel Contina, 27, a Haitian artist who has painted murals at the St. Damien’s Hospital, which Artists for Peace and Justice also supports. Cortina was diagnosed with HIV last year, and his art helps him keep a positive attitude. He also receives treatment at St Damien’s Hospital for his illness. Contina was born in Cité Soleil, the poorest district of Port au Prince. “There are many talented people here, but we have no good government and so no good development,” he says. “I struggle, but I survive.” All funds from the sale of this globe will go to Artists for Peace and Justice and used towards building the next generation of artists and toward the HIV/AIDS program at St Damien’s.

Artists for Peace and Justice, founded by Paul Haggis, is an alliance of film directors, writers, actors, and musicians dedicated to fighting poverty in the developing world and currently focused on building schools in Haiti. (Learn more at apjnow.org.)

Terms: 18″ x 12″ x 12″. Does not include a certificate of authenticity. In condition as donated. Cannot be returned or exchanged. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned. Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner.

Shipping and Handling The minimum shipping, handling and applicable insurance for this item is $49.95. Additional shipping charges may apply based upon the location of the winner. Hard copies of tickets, travel certificates and merchandise are shipped via FedEx or professional shipping service. Detailed redemption information for non-tangible items will be emailed to the winning bidder.

Donated by: Olivia Wilde

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Olivia Wilde To Appear on “Live From Charlotte” Special

Olivia Wilde will be featured on the online special “Live From Charlotte” that is streaming Thursday, September 6th at 8:00 p.m. Eastern!

You can watch at www.barackobama.com.

“Harold & Kumar” star Kal Penn, who twice worked at the Obama White House, hosts a web-only “Live From Charlotte” special, 7 p.m. Thursday — featuring campaign officials and celebs like Marc Anthony, Aisha Tyler, Olivia Wilde, Fran Drescher and Zach Braff.

Title & Synopsis For Spike Jonze Film

The untitled film by director Spike Jonze that Olivia Wilde signed on to recently now has a name! The film will be titled “Her” and you can read a synopsis of the film below.

In the not so distant future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user’s every needs. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

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“People Like Us” On DVD & Blu-ray In October

Walt Disney Home Entertainment will release a DVD edition and a combo pack Blu-ray edition of the DreamWorks Pictures drama People Like Us (2012), starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Michelle Pfeiffer. The release will be available for purchase on October 2.

Special Features:

Number One With A Bullet: The Story Behind People Like Us — Inspired By True Events, Filmmakers Alex Kurtzman And Roberto Orci, Best Known For Making Big-Budget Sci-Fi Action Movies, Go Back To Their Roots And Make A Small Film From The Heart
Taco Talk — Chris And Elizabeth Do Extended Improvisational Takes, While Chris Fulfills A Fantasy Of Shooting At His Childhood Favorite Local Taco Stand, The Legendary Henry’s Tacos
Deleted Scenes
Bloopers
Audio Commentary — With Director Alex Kurtzman And Writer Jody Lambert
Audio Commentary — With Director Alex Kurtzman And Actors Chris Pine And Elizabeth Banks
Select Scene Commentary — With Director Alex Kurtzman And Actress Michelle Pfeiffer

   
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Olivia Wilde Promotes Fashion’s Night Out

Justin Bieber has an invitation for you.

“You bring your friends. I’ll bring my friends. We can totally hang out.”

He wants you to join him for Fashion’s Night Out on Sept. 6.

Bieber and stars including Darren Criss, Victoria Beckham, Julie Bowen, Solange Knowles, Jessica Pare, Usher, Hailee Steinfeld, Taylor Swift, Kristen Wiig and Olivia Wilde are all helping to promote the shopping night and the new FNO Collection in a (cute) new video. From the special FNO collection, 40% of the proceeds benefit the New York City AIDS Fund in the New York Community Trust.

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Olivia Wilde the Founder of Haiti’s First Free School

Some people use their fame to really not do much more than, well, be famous. Seemingly, they are more than content with being photo opportunities for the paparazzi and content for tabloids. Yet, although it’s probably not as much as most of us would like, there are moments when we will see someone who is using their celebrity for good rather than (just) for self; who takes the spotlight that they have and redirects it to something that they deem as being both relevant and important to our communities worldwide.

Such is the case when it comes to actress Olivia Wilde. Although many of us know her for movies that she has starred in including People Like Us, In Time, Cowboys and Aliens and Tron: The Legacy, recently, she has received media press for being inspiring more than entertaining. She is being recognized as being one of the founders of what is Haiti’s first free high school.

As the child of two journalists, Wilde’s connection with Haiti began in her childhood when she took a trip with them there to visit. So, when the devastating earthquake hit back in 2010, she was moved to return back to Haiti to assist with its clean up and restoration efforts.

Now Wilde serves as an official board member for the Port-au-Prince’s Artists for Peace and Justice school. It is an institution that makes a concerted effort to provide quality education to children who are living in poverty. This, along with several other charity efforts that she is a part of, has placed her name (among others) in a Conde Nast Traveler’s 2012 Visionaries feature.

The wonderful thing about this “free school” is that it is funded by the financial pledges of many individuals who are compassionate about the restoration about Haiti. Some of the donations have come from other well-known celebrities including Barbara Streisand and Russell Crowe. When the school opens its doors on October 12, 2012, it will welcome nearly 1200 students.

As for Wilde, one of the top things on her “wish list” as it relates to this endeavor is not that the students will receive the education that they need to become who they want to be someday (whether that’s becoming a doctor or lawyer or earning property management degrees so that they can help to further build their country), but also so that they will see the domino effect that comes with being a part of philanthropy movements; that they will not feel like they have to be rich in order to truly make a difference.

This is a really admirable mentality for a woman who is not even the age of 30 herself (she’s currently 28). Perhaps it will not just be her fame, but also her youth that will motivate other individuals closer to home to follow her example.

For now, Wilde is happy about the opening of the school and is on a mission to give people a greater impression of Haiti than simply an impoverished country full of devastation. She, along with other people who have been there, know firsthand that it’s also a place of great faith, miraculous hope and new beginnings. One project, one person, at a time.

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“Rush” Release Date & Synopsis

A release date and synopsis for the film “Rush” has been announced! It will be released in theaters on September 20, 2013.

Set against the sexy, glamorous and spectacular golden age of Formula 1 racing, Rush portrays the exhilarating true story of two of the greatest rivals the world has ever witnessed – handsome English playboy James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and his methodical, brilliant opponent, Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl). Following their personal lives on and off the track, Rush follows the two drivers as they push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there is no shortcut to victory and no margin for error. If you make one mistake, you die.

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Trailer For “Deadfall” Released

A new trailer has gone online for Deadfall, the debut crime-thriller from screenwriter Zach Dean that stars Eric Bana (Star Trek) and Olivia Wilde (TRON: Legacy). Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky (The Counterfeiters), Deadfall follows a brother (Bana) and sister (Wilde) who flee from a casino robbery gone wrong. Making a run for the border, they draw an innocent family and the local law enforcement into their ordeal. Deadfall also stars Charlie Hunnam, Kate Mara, Sissy Spacek, Kris Kristofferson and Treat Williams.

The film opens December 7th.