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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Regine Nehy and Ashton Kutcher to Flim Lakeview Terrace

Regine Nehy, an IMTA alum just landed a coveted role as Celia, Samuel L. Jackson's daughter in the new John Lassiter film Lakeview Terrace. IMTA alum Ashton Kutcher stars as part of the interracial couple who moves into a neighborhood and becomes the focus of racist neighbor played by Samuel L. Jackson in this dramatic thriller.

Since competing at IMTA in New York of 2000 Regine has busy working. She has starred in the the film Pride about a swim team overcoming numerous obstacles to become state champions. Her resume includes the Lifetime network movie Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story, which airs Tuesday June 19, guest starring on an episode of the hit drama Grey’s Anatomy, and a starring role in the independent feature Weapons which co stars IMTA alum Riley Smith. This film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Nehy just wrapped Boot Camp a thriller about a group of troubled teens sent to a rehab camp on Fiji that turns out to be boot camp where they are abused and brainwashed.

Ashton competed at IMTA in 1997 and won Most Sought After Male Model with a record number of callbacks. Some of his many projects include the movies The Butterfly Effect, Dude Where's My Car, The Guardian , Guess Who, Open Season, My Boss's Daughter and Bobby. He has been in the hilarious long running television series That 70's Show as the dumb but lovable Kelso. He created and produced the hilarious TV show Punk'd and his newest television show Miss Guided will air on ABC as a mid-season replacement in the fall schedule and the network has recently ordered 13 more episodes. Miss Guided is a comedy about a guidance counselor who returns to her hometown. Recently, Hollywood Reporter announced a new two year production partnership with Ashton Kutcher's Katalyst Films and ABC. After his win in 1997, Ashton interviewed with our video crew and said,"If you want to be a model, actor, singer or dancer, IMTA is the place to be! I'm on the top of my world right now!" Be on the look out for Regine and Ashton in this upcoming thriller!

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