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Press/Video: Behind the Scenes Look at the SAG Awards 2020

Take a behind the scenes look at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®. Logan Browning, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Elizabeth McLaughlin, and more are excited to give you an inside look at this years cocktails, auctions and more at the SAG Awards®. Plus join Joey King, Daryl Anderson, the Barkley dogs from Subaru, and others as they roll out the silver carpet.

Press: Joey King Set to Present for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards

This year’s Academy Awards are sure to be awards season’s most star-studded ceremony, though the Film Independent Spirit Awards — held the day before the Oscars — are shaping up to be quite a who’s who of Hollywood.

Rachel Brosnahan, Jim Gaffigan, Mindy Kaling, Joey King, Nick Kroll, Natasha Lyonne, Elisabeth Moss, Octavia Spencer and Alfre Woodard will serve as presenters at the 35th annual Spirit Awards, ET can exclusively reveal.

Among this wave of presenters, three are also nominees this year: Moss and Woodard are up for Best Female Lead, for their performances in Her Smell and Clemency, respectively, while Spencer is a Best Supporting Female nominee for Luce.

The Lighthouse and Uncut Gems lead the nominations, with five apiece. The former is up for Best Male Lead (Robert Pattinson) and Best Supporting Male (Willem Dafoe), while Gems counts a Best Feature nominations, Best Male Lead (Adam Sandler) and Best Director (Benny and Josh Safdie).

Aubrey Plaza will once again host the Spirit Awards, which celebrates the year’s best in indie cinema. The 2020 winners will be announced when the show airs live from Santa Monica, California, on IFC on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT.

Source: ETOnline

Press/Video: New Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray Video

Urban Decay Cosmetics just released a new promotional video for their All Nighter Setting Spray featuring Joey. Check it out below:

You can also check out a video from the Urban Decay Twitter account of Joey reading reviews for the setting spray below:

Press/Video: Joey King’s No. 1 Piece of Advice for Child Actors (+ Their Co-Stars)

“In the Envelope: An Awards Podcast” features intimate interviews with award-winning actors and other creatives. Join host and Awards Editor Jack Smart for a front row seat to the industry’s most exciting awards races, and valuable acting and career advice from contenders! This episode is brought to you by HBO.

Joey King has been acting—and passionate about acting—since her first job as a kid: a Life cereal commercial. And when she received her Emmy nomination last year, Life sent her commemorative boxes of cereal with her face on them.

King has plenty of stories and tidbits of advice for “In the Envelope” listeners in a wide-ranging interview covering everything from how to cook snails to her adventures at the Golden Globe Awards the night before (during which she was clonked on the head with Patricia Arquette’s trophy). At only age 20, she’s already been nominated for Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, Critics’ Choice, and Golden Globe Awards, all as the real-life Gypsy Rose Blanchard in Hulu’s acclaimed limited series “The Act” opposite Arquette’s Dee Dee Blanchard. She had her breakout leading role as Ramona Quimby in “Ramona and Beezus,” and has co-starred with impressive veteran actors in “Crazy Stupid Love,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Kissing Booth,” and much more. And given her knowledge of and commitment to her craft, she’s only getting started.

Her best actorly advice? “Just have fun. Even with a character that’s so dark and deep, you think, ‘Fun? That’s a weird word.’ But as an actor, truly, it is so fun to dive into roles that are that deep and require that much concentration.” Listen to King’s hilarious and in-depth interview wherever you get your podcasts or at any of the links below.

Source: Backstage

Press: Logan Browning and Joey King Named Ambassadors for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Logan Browning and 26th SAG Award Nominee Joey King, have been named Ambassadors for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. In this special role, each will participate in various SAG Awards pre-show events and share their insider’s view via social media.

Audiences can expect Browning and King to share news and behind the scenes content on behalf of the SAG Awards including impressions of the production during the crucial days leading up to the show. Logan Browning will be attending “Cocktails with the SAG Awards” on January 16. Both Logan Browning and Joey King will participate in the Official Carpet Rollout on January 17. The 26th Annual SAG Awards airs live on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 on TNT and TBS at 5 p.m. (PT) / 8 p.m. (ET)

Joey King
Joey King can currently be seen starring opposite Patricia Arquette in Hulu’s critically acclaimed true-crime anthology series, The Act, which has set a new subscribers-to-series record at Hulu. The wildly successful series follows Gypsy Blanchard (King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Arquette). King received rave reviews for her performance, which earned her a 2019 Emmy nomination, a 2020 Critics’ Choice Award nomination, a 2020 Golden Globe Award nomination, a 2020 SAG Award nomination as well as two Gold Derby TV Awards nominations in the categories “Movie/ Limited Series Actress,” and “Breakthrough Performer of the Year.”

King is the breakout star of the Netflix phenomenon The Kissing Booth, which Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos has referred to as “one of the most-watched movies in the country, and maybe in the world”. This follows her leading performance in Blumhouse’s The Lie, which premiered at TIFF 2018, and the SXSW darling SUMMER ’03. In addition to this success, Paramount Players has also acquired King’s original pitch entitled The In Between which she will star in and also produce. The film, which is to be written by Marc Klein, is the story of a supernatural romance in the vein of Ghose. Additional credits include Ramona and Beezus, The Conjuring, Oz Great and Powerful and the Sundance favorite Wish I Was Here.

Source: SAG-AFTRA

Press/Photos/Video: Deadline’s Awardsline Special Screening of ‘The Act’

Joey attended the Deadline Awardsline Screening Series special screening of The Act last night. You can view photos from the event in the gallery. You can also read more about the event, and watch a video below.

Press: Joey King Finds Her Award Nominations for ‘The Act’ Performance ‘Unexplainable’

‘The Kissing Booth’ actress has received nods from the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, the Golden Globe Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards for her portrayal of Gypsy Rose Blanchard.

Joey King is in disbelief over her multiple award nominations for her role as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in Hulu’s “The Act”.

The 20-year-old actress bagged nods at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards for her work on the show, and shared her thank yous on social media after the news was announced.

“This @sagawards nomination is so special to me,” she wrote after the SAG Awards nominations were announced on Wednesday, December 11. “Being acknowledged by my peers and people who love acting as much as I do… the feeling from that is unexplainable.”

The star added, “I love acting, I love actors, I love this show, and here is me with some actors who I cherish so deeply. I feel lucky to have had them by my side on this show and to have been by theirs.”

“To all my fellow SAG members, Thank you for this moment. Thank you thank you. It’s so meaningful.”

Joey’s latest post comes after she confessed to being “incredibly honoured” by her Critics’ Choice nomination, and revealed in a candid note how her mum broke the news she’d been shortlisted for the Golden Globes prize.

“My mother sent me a voice memo this morning that said ‘Good morning Emmy nominee, Critics Choice award nominee, and now Golden Globe nominee’,” she penned. “Hearing that I started to cry tears of absolute gratitude.”

The Golden Globes take place January 5, 2020, the Critics’ Choice Awards on January 12, and the SAG Awards are held January 19.
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