05.03.16 BUILD series BUILD is a live interview series like no other—a chance for fans to sit inches away from some of today’s biggest names in entertainment, tech, fashion and business as they share the stories behind their projects and passions. Every conversation yields insights, inspiration and plenty of surprises as moderators and audience members ask questions. It all happens several times a week from AOL headquarters in NYC and live-streamed at AOL.com.
December 12, 10am EST
CJ PerryJoin WWE’s CJ Perry, better known to many as Lana, when she stops by to discuss her role on E!’s ‘Total Diva’s.” Aside from her wrestling career, Perry is an accomplished model and actress appearing in the “Pitch Perfect” films. What’s next for Perry? Tune in to find out.
December 12, 11am EST
Osric ChauOsric Chau visits to discuss his role in BBC America’s, “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.” Chau plays the manic Vogel, a member of The Rowdy 3, who is a vampire. While the four members of the group try to live out in the real world, they are forever hunting Dirk Gently and trying to scare him at all costs.
December 12, 1pm EST
Keith Fulton, Lou Pepe and Principal Vonda VilandFilmmakers Keith Fulton and Lou Pepe take us on an emotionally charged journey chronicling one extraordinary Principal’s mission to realize the potential of students whom the system has deemed a “lost cause.” Principal Vonda Viland runs the alternative school Black Rock Continuation High School in the impoverished Mojave Desert community. The film follows her as she coaches three at-risk teens––a new father who can’t support his family, a young woman grappling with sexual abuse and an angry young man from an unstable home.
December 12, 2pm EST
Lee DanielsWith an all-star cast including Queen Latifah and Benjamin Bratt, Lee Daniels’ new musical series “Star” is sure to be a hit when it premieres on December 14. The show pulls back the curtain on music’s gritty and dark reality featuring a soundtrack of original music and performances. Though show business can be glitzy, Daniels’ exemplifies with “Star” that navigating the cutthroat world of music business isn’t for everyone.
December 12, 3pm EST
Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Michael K. Williams and Justin KurzelJoin Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Michael K. Williams and director, Justin Kurzel to discuss their highly anticipated movie, “Assassin’s Creed.” Through the use of technology, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is able to experience the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins. Hear what the actors have to say about their characters when they swing by BUILD to discuss the movie, out in theaters on December 21.
December 12, 4pm EST
Megan Mullally and Zoey Deutch“Why Him?” is a hilarious romantic comedy that follows a dad’s (Bryan Cranston) bitter rivalry with her daughter’s new billionaire boyfriend (James Franco). Megan Mullally and Zoey Deutch play a mother-daughter duo in the film, out in theaters on December 23. Hear what they have to say about the movie when they swing by BUILD.
December 13, 10am EST
Keegan- Michael KeyKeegan-Michael Key joins us to discuss his role in John Hamburg's “Why Him?” The film follows a dad as he forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter’s young rich boyfriend. Key plays a European-hailing estate manager, responsible for running the life of a billionaire (James Franco). In addition to Franco and Key, the romantic comedy stars Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullaly, Zoey Deutch and Griffin Gluck.
December 13, 12pm EST
Sienna MillerIn select theaters on December 25th, “Live By Night” is an adaption of Dennis Lehane’s crime drama. Set in the 1920’s, the story follows a notorious gangster, Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck), who is involved in organizing crimes in an underground world. Sienna Miller stars in the movie as Coughlin’s love interest. Hear what Miller has to say about working with director, Ben Affleck, when she stops by BUILD.
December 13, 1:30pm EST
Billie LourdCheck out Chanel #3, Billie Lourd, on the BUILD Series stage as she talks about the second season of "Scream Queens." With her signature earmuffs and sassy attitude, Lourd definitely makes an impression. What is next for her character? Tune in to find out.
December 13, 3pm EST
Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg and Ed DavisJoin Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg and Ed Davis when they visit to discuss “Patriot’s Day.” The film is the account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’s actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
December 14, 12:30pm EST
Brendan FraserBrendan Fraser is stopping by to discuss his role as Gunther in the hit Showtime show, “The Affair.” Fraser makes his appearance in season 3 as a prison guard who causes Noah posttraumatic stress disorder. Now that Noah is out of jail, he fears that Gunther is stalking him.
December 14, 4pm EST
PentatonixThe Grammy Award-winning quintet, Pentatonix, stops by BUILD to discuss their upcoming special on NBC, “A Pentatonix Christmas Special!” Airing on December 14th, the one-hour television event celebrates the holiday season with performances of classical holiday tracks as well as modern favorites.
December 14, 4:45pm EST
Kate SnowKate Snow is anchor of “MSNBC Live with Kate Snow,” an Emmy-winning National Correspondent for NBC News, and anchor of “NBC Nightly News” Sunday editions. Snow began anchoring “MSNBC Live” in September 2015, a weekday 2 hour news program covering the top stories of the day. Her reporting appears across all platforms of NBC News and MSNBC, and she serves as a fill-in anchor for "Nightly News" and "TODAY."
December 15, 12:30pm EST
Alexa Davalos and Luke KleintankThe Emmy nominated series, "The Man in the High Castle," returns for a thrilling second season. As peace between Germany and Japan hangs in the balance, the urgency to find the man in the high castle becomes even more desperate. Meanwhile, the revelations about the films set our characters on a collision course, the outcome of which could have devastating repercussions.
December 15, 2pm EST
Gabriel IglesiasJoin Gabriel Iglesias when he stops by BUILD to discuss his new Netflix original, “I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry,” streaming December 20. In the special, the Hawaiian-shirt enthusiast finds laughs in racist gift baskets, Prius-driving cops and all female taco trucks.
December 15, 3pm EST
Cassandra Peterson, aka Elvira“Elvira, Mistress of the Dark,” a.k.a Cassandra Peterson, stops by to talk about her iconic character, Elvira which is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. The character debuted in the fall of 1981 and soon became an overnight success as the only nationally syndicated horror show. “Elvira’s Coffin Table Book,” a 240 page photographic retrospective with original commentary by Cassandra Peterson, is currently available.
December 16, 10:30am EST
Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaugheyMatthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon swing by BUILD to discuss their new animated movie, “Sing,” in theaters on December 21. McConaughey stars as Buster Moon, a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Moon decides that the only way to restore the theater to its former glory is to produce the world’s greatest singing competition. Witherspoon plays Rosita, an overtaxed mother of 25 piglets who gave up her dreams of becoming a famous singer, but soon becomes a lead contestant for Buster’s singing contest.
December 16, 12:30pm EST
The Gregory BrothersJoin The Gregory Brothers when they visit to discuss their new web series, “Song Voyage.” While the group is known for “Songifying the News,” this new project follows the group as they travel to countries like Mongolia, Japan and Australia learning about the local cultures by collaborating with their musicians. The series premieres December 14 on YouTube and a new episode will be unveiled every other week.
December 16, 1:30pm EST
"The Voice" WinnerThis is your voice, America! Join the winner of “The Voice,” as he or she comes to BUILD to discuss winning the NBC singing competition. Who will it be? That is up to America to decide.
December 16, 2:30pm EST
The ClairvoyantsJoin The Clairvoyants when they visit to talk about their part in the “America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular,” airing December 19 on NBC. The Clairvoyants, Thommy Ten and Amélie Van Tess, are mind readers and recently appeared in “America’s Got Talent,” where they won second place.
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