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Award winning Actress Alexis Rhee plans to join Hollywood celebs for Elizabeth Taylor Memorial

Actress Alexis Rhee

Actress Alexis Rhee, who has been cast in the upcoming movie MATEO LAO – LION KILLER plans to attend Beverly Hills benefit event 

What:          Elizabeth Taylor Memorial AIDS Benefit
AIDS & Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit

Who:             Actress Alexis Rhee (Crash, 2004) and
                        other Hollywood celebrities

When:            Wednesday, April 27, 2011
                           8:00 – 10:00 AM

Where:      Aqua Restaurant and Lounge (Black-Tie)                         424 North Beverly Drive –                                                          Beverly Hills, CA 

Background: Performing LIVE: Jason Hemmens – Dian Wilson – Cody J LaScala – Minna & Millie – Maria Amor & the Exotifit Angels – Erin Lee – others to be announced – hair & makeup All About Face – appetizers: celebrity chef/author Bryan Au – Flowers by Eduardo Herrera – 10+ major clothing designers 100+ gorgeous models 100+ media outlets on 1 BIG runway singers, dancers, magicians … a fitting tribute to Humanitarian Elizabeth Taylor RIP – VIP red carpet access: contact ALL guests MUST RSVP this exclusive event! This is an AIDS Awareness by attending the Elizabeth Taylor Memorial AIDS Fashion Benefit & Red carpet event.

Media Check in: 6:00pm
Celebrity Red Carpet Arrivals:

The guest-list will be monitored & private security will be strictly enforced! $25.00 VIP access to fashion & music show, red carpet & live interviews by 100+ photographers & videographers as well as TV & documentary productions – 10 percent of entrance proceeds will be donated to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.  For Information on Elizabeth Taylor visit: ttp://

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Actress Alexis Rhee featured in two upcoming films and film festivals in New York

Hollywood,CA – Actress Alexis Rhee will be featured as a supporting actress in two powerful upcoming short films.



The ChoiFamily

MauriceKanbarInstitute of Film Television & New Media  Festival Shorts, Saturday, April 2, 2011   Cantor Film Center,  Theater 200, 36 East 8th street, New York, New York 10003

Rhee’s character is Mrs. Choi (mother of the boy who massacred the Virginia Tech students and the professors a few years ago, which was in the news).

” This story is about the aftermath of this massacre and the views of each of his family,” said Rhee, “and I’m sure a lot of people remember this story.   They flew me to Virgina last year and shot this within a week.   I had to go through a lot of of soul searching to do this role.”

(Korean American Film Festival New York)

Another gripping drama premiering at the Korean Film Festival in New York is DEFACE

Deface also boasts a notable supporting cast,
including Alexis Rhee (whose credits include Blade Runner’s “Billboard Geisha”) as Sooyoung’s fellow slave (that is the right term), Jeung-un by Joe Bendel.

Actress Alexis Rhee, whose long list of film credits include the blockbuster Oscar-winning Crash(2004); On the Rocks (2006), Norbit (2007) and The Things We Carry (2009), and hit TV shows such as LostER and Gilmore Girls to name a few, is also an accomplished violinist.

“The Agency” film wins the Beverly Hills Shorts Film Festival Jury Award for “Best Director” and “Best Comedy”

Actress Alexis Rhee with Director McCrudden at a Hollywood party.

Beverly Hills, CA “I’m thrilled that Film Director Sam Schectman and the cast and crew for winning the Beverly Hills Shorts Jury Award for  ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Comedy’,” said Actress Alexis Rhee, who was in the short film “The Agency” and premiere this week in Beverly Hills.  “The Agency” – Tommy Cho, a twenty-something slacker who still lives with his parents, gets a job at an elite, cutting-edge company offering a facial-scanning technology that reports the exact number of times any woman has ever been pictured during various activities. As Tommy explores this mysterious tech, he comes closer than ever to connecting with his childhood crush. But his new-found ambition also unwittingly reverses his chronic failure with the ladies, unleashing a woman from his past who would like to prove to him that his wildest fantasies can come true.

In upcoming film projects

Actress Alexis Rhee, who won a SAG Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast Member” for her work in the Oscar winning blockbuster Crash (2004) movie, has just finished shooting the trailer for ‘MATA LEAO: The Lion Killer which will be made into a full length feature film in the next few months. Rhee also plays her arranged violin piece for the trailer. “It’s so exciting to portray such an interesting woman and get to play my violin in it.” she said, and “I have so much passion for acting, playing violin, writing and all things that are creative.”

Actress Alexis Rhee has a new film called, “White T.” Rhee plays a 1920s factory worker, who completes the first white T shirt ever made. Eric Roberts and Snoop Dogg are among the cast members.

Actress Alexis Rhee, whose long list of film credits include: the blockbuster Oscar-winning Crash (2004); On the Rocks (2006), Norbit (2007); The Things We Carry (2009), and hit TV shows such as Lost, ER, the Shield and Gilmore Girls to name a few.

MATA LEAO – The LION KILLER is a film right out of today’s headlines:

After losing their home in the housing and economy crash of 2008, a young married couple is forced to move in the wife’s parents. Once a promising, budding architect now jobless, the young husband must find a way to secure an income. His identity as “a man”, their relationship, and the future of the parent’s home hang in the balance.

She will be acting opposite Graham Beckel (L.A. Confidential, Brokeback Mountain and Joanna Sotomura (Madison County), Rob Watt (Writer of the Screenplay) and Grey Damon (True Blood) from Friday Night Lights TV series.

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Actress Alexis Rhee to attend the Beverly Hills Shorts Film Festival and premiere of the film “The Agency”

Alexis Rhee

The Actress, who won a SAG Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast Member” for her work in the movie CRASH (2004) has just been cast in MATA LEAO – THE LION KILLER

Los Angeles, CA –   Award-winning Actress Alexis Rhee (CRASH, 2004) will be among celebrities and Hollywood executives attending the 6th Annual Beverly Hills Shorts (film) Festival March 11 -13, 2011, Raleigh Studios, one of the first and the largest independent studio operator in the country.

Alexis Rhee (right) at breast cancer awareness event. Also picture is Actress Anne Beyer and Cancer Survivor Patty Wunsch Fish (far left) and son Andrew in background.

“I’m looking forward to attending the premiere of the movie, ‘The Agency,’ written and directed by Sam Schectman,” said Actress Alexis Rhee, who won a SAG Award for the blockbuster film, CRASH in 2004. “I’m also looking forward to networking and seeing friends from the film industry at the Beverly HillsShorts event.”

The Agency is a comedy tale of a man, adopted into a Korean family, who struggles to reconcile with human connection in a world of boundless and inexplicable technology. The premiere starts at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12th, in the Wilshire Screening Room, 8670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 112, Beverly Hills, CA

Rhee has recently been cast to costar in a new movie, MATA LEAO: THE LION KILLER, which begins filming in a few weeks. She will be acting opposite Graham Beckel (L.A. Confidental, Brokeback Mountain) and Joanna Sotomura (Madison County), in MATA LEAO: THE LION KILLER. Grey Damon (True Blood) from Friday Night Lights TV series.

Actress Alexis Rhee, whose long list of film credits include the blockbuster Oscar-winning Crash (2004); On the Rocks (2006), Norbit (2007) and The Things We Carry (2009), and hit TV shows such as Lost, ER and Gilmore Girls to name a few, is also an accomplished violinist. And she has been asked to compose music and the song for the MATA LEAO: THE LION KILLER.

Rhee starred as Kim Lee in the Oscar winning film Crash, starred as Geisha #1 in the film Blade Runner, and starred as Mrs. Ling Ling Wong, wife of Eddie Murphy’s character Mr. Wong, in the film Norbit. She also guest- starred in the season 13 episode “Heart of the Matter” of the TV show ER. Rhee is currently auditioning for several TV and movie roles and is putting finishing touches on her own original dramatic screenplay about a Jazz Pianist.
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