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The Actress Alexis Rhee tells all about the challenges in being a Hollywood Actress on CNN Headlines News

Alexis Rhee 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 –
Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award-winning Actress Alexis Rhee (CRASH, 2004) discusses the challenges of acting on  CNN Headline News local edition at the Charter Cable TV studios, Los Angeles, CA.  The interview will air from May 16 – 22, 2011, on Charter’s CNN HLN channel 49  between midnight to 4 p.m. at 24 and 54 minutes to the hour check local TV Guide listings.)

Alexis Rhee CNN Headline News with News Anchor Trayc Young which airs this week (check local listings)

“My brother directed me in a play while I was learning to play the violin,” Rhee told CNN Local Edition News Anchor Tracy Young in a record five minute  news segment. “So then I got bitten by two bugs, music and acting.”

Rhee, who is also a classically trained accomplished violinist, a certified hypnotherapist, Microsoft Systems Engineer and a black belt in the Martial Arts and has also written a screen play entitled, “Hal.” The screenplay is about an old jazz pianist, who’s suffering from Alzheimer’s in a nursing home. “My mother passed away a year and

a half ago from the disease, and I know there are a lot of actors’ parents who are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s,” explained Rhee, who is currently shopping her movie script.

When asked has it been easy to succeed in Hollywood? She responded this way, “Very, very difficult. The industry concentrates on the things I don’t do,”  explained Rhee.

For more on the story visit: : http://www.mayocommunications.com/2011-NEWS%20RELEASES/NR-388.htm

For media interviews contact Publicity@mayocommunicatioins.com.

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 tvcelebrity90210@aol.com.- 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:
7:00pm

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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Taylor

About Actress Alexis Rhee (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0722224/)

[Editors: For media interviews please contact: George McQuade 818-340-5300 or  818-618-9229.] 

Actress Alexis Rhee to discuss challenges and the business of acting in Hollywood on CNN Headline News

Actresss Alexis Rhee talks to News Anchor Tracy Young

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– Screen Actors Guild (SAG) 

Award-winning Actress Alexis Rhee Actress Alexis
Rhee (CRASH, 2004) discusses the challenges of
acting on  CNN Headline News local edition at the
Charter Cable  TV studios, Los Angeles, CA (dates
TBA, check local TV Guide listings.)

	“My brother directed me in a play while I
was learning to play the violin,” Rhee told
CNN Local Edition News Anchor Tracy Young in a
record five minute news segment.
“So then I got bitten by two bugs, music and
acting.”

Alexis Rhee

Rhee, who is also a classically trained accomplished
violinist, a certified hypnotherapist,
Microsoft
Systems Engineer and a
black belt in the Martial Arts
and
has also written a screen play entitled, “Hal.”
The screenplay is about an old jazz pianist,who’s
suffering from Alzheimer’s in a nursing home.
“My mother passed away a year and a half ago from
the disease, and I know there are a lot of actors’
parents who are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s,
explained Rhee, who is currently shopping her
movie script.

When asked has it been easy to succeed in
Hollywood? She responded this way,
“Very, very difficult. The industry concentrates
on the things I don’t do,” explained Rhee.
“For example, speaking English without an accent.
They don’t care about what I can do
as an artist like playing the violin, martial arts
and acting. These skills are all secondary.
The first thing they ask is, ‘do you have an
America or Asian accent?’” she said.
Rhee is of Korean descent.For the full story visit:
http://www.mayocommunications.com/2011-NEWS%20RELEASES/NR-388.htm

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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Alexis Rhee please contact George Mc Quade, 818-340-5300 or 818-618-9229. PR@MayoCommunications.com.  or visit: IMDB.(http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0722224/filmoyear)