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Up and Comers brings you the latest news, images, features and more on the careers of Hollywood’s most talented and most promising emerging actors and actresses. We cover up to the minute casting news, first look trailers and photos at young talent in action, awards news, tracking “ones to watch” lists and much more. Stay with us as we continue to grow and become your one-stop source for Hollywood’s up and comers!

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Linda Ge, Editor in Chief | All Posts | E-mail
Linda is currently a Blogger/Reporter at TheWrap. She studied Film & Digital Media at the University of California. She likes David Fincher, New York City, and cats. She founded Up&Comers in 2010. You can find more of her random ramblings, 140 characters at a time, on Twitter @lindazge.
Rebecca Lewis, Editor at Large | All Posts | E-mail
Rebecca has been a contributor to Up & Comers since its humble beginnings and now works behind the scenes editing and sporadically working with Linda on features. By night, Rebecca is a NCTJ Gold Standard qualified journalist living in London and working for HELLO! magazine. On weekends you can find her in the pub. Follow Rebecca’s nonsensical pop culture ramblings here.
Lindsey Young, Features Writer | All Posts
Lindsey prefers novels over films, but with so many book-to-movie adaptations, these days she finds her eyes glued to the screen almost as much as the page. She majored in English at the University of Toronto. Her favourite movie is Star Wars, but don’t ask her about anything that isn’t the original trilogy as that is still a sensitive subject in her life. Follow her on Twitter @lindsey_allyson!
Alamin Yohannes, Staff Writer | All Posts
Alamin is a recent college grad based in New York City. He loves television, film and anything that makes him laugh. Likes almost everything else. His favorite law firm is Florrick Agos and he would love to join the Cul De Sac crew. Alamin has taken his love for Arrow to DC TV Universe where you can find him try to play casting director. Always. You can also find his thoughts at Vague Visages and on Twitter @alamoh_.
Alyssa Pando, Staff Writer | All Posts
Alyssa has had an unhealthy love, bordering on obsession, for TV and film for most of her life. She’s a California native who loves writing, sushi, and giant dogs, in that order. For random musings and self-deprecating humor, follow her on Twitter @alyssapando!
Alfonso Espina, Special Correspondent | All Posts
Alfonso Espina is a Toronto-based freelance writer, Ryerson University graduate & music and film enthusiast. Espina has written for various websites including The Huffington Post, Tribute, Next Projection, Broadway World and Much Music.
Melanie Abernathy, Contributing Writer | All Posts
Melanie grew up in a movie addicted house hold. Having experience on both sides of the camera, she fell in love with all things film and hopes one day to pursue a career in the movie industry and/or journalism. When she is not studying at Ventura College, she is writing, reading, or cuddling with her cat Lola. Find her on Twitter @melabernathy!
Alexandra Colatosti, TV Recapper | All Posts

Molly Deininger, TV Recapper | All Posts
Molly is a Cleveland native with an English degree from Wittenberg University. She is a romantic comedy connoisseur but is currently obsessing over hot superheroes.

Christina Edwards, Contributing Writer | All Posts

Stephanie Edwards, TV Recapper | All Posts
Longtime fan of all things Hannibal Lecter, currently enjoying the newest adaptation from Bryan Fuller on NBC.

Layla Hedges, Contributing Writer | All Posts
Recent graduate in art history & classics enjoying a lifelong love affair with television and film.
Liam McMillen, Contributing Writer | All Posts
Liam likes Harry Potter more than he likes his family. He’s also partial to Wes Anderson, French New-Wave and John Hughes. He’s an aspiring film journalist from England. You can find him on Twitter, @LiamMcmillen.

Stacy Radtke, Contributing Writer | All Posts
Make way for Girl-Wonder! Stacy lives in the Midwest where she graduated with a degree in education. She enjoys reading, Sandra Dee movies, cats, comics, the Packers, and cute things. Stacy started contributing at Up and Comers in fall of 2013.
Araceli Roach, Contributing Writer | All Posts
Araceli is an East Coast transplant from Charleston, South Carolina, who was born in Spain, grew up in Germany and now calls Los Angeles home. She studied Literature and Film in college, before deciding it’d probably be a good idea to combine them together. You can find more of her thoughts on Mystical Magick and Twitter.
Brittney Seegers, Contributing Writer | All Posts
Brittney’s love for film started when she was four years old after seeing Alfonso Cuaron’s “A Little Princess”. She currently studies Marketing at Rutgers Business School. When she’s not in a classroom, she’s overindulging in movies (good and bad), Catfish, and Christmas music. You can follow her on Twitter @brittseegers!


Want to write for us? We are looking for:

Contributing Writers: Writers to help us with covering breaking news on a daily basis. Writing experience would be great, but an interest in the subject matter and reliability to contribute articles on a regular basis is more important. Committing to writing at least a few articles a week would be fantastic!

TV Recappers: Writers to recap shows on a weekly basis, to be published ASAP after a new episode airs. Please take a look at our TV Recaps archives to get an idea of format, style and frequency. If you can only do one show, great. More than one, even better! Please send along the shows you watch and would like to do recaps for.(High priority shows still up for grabs: “Scandal,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Teen Wolf,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “The Originals,” “New Girl” – and more! Let us know what you’re interested in!)

Please be aware that writing positions are strictly on a volunteer basis, and we cannot offer any monetary compensation at this time. Contact us below if interested:

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