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Monday, April 20, 2009

Ashton beats CNN in Twitter Competition!

IMTA alum Ashton Kutcher is the first person in the world to reach one million followers on Twitter! He was competing with CNN'S breaking news feed to see who could hit one million followers first and Ashton won! At final count, Kutcher had 1,040,000 followers and CNN had 1,019,000! As if attracting a million twitter followers is not enough, Ashton is also currently filming a new film called Five Killers. According to Variety, "Lionsgate has set Ashton Kutcher to star in and Robert Luketic to direct Five Killers, an action comedy that will begin production early next year. Kutcher will play a former hit man whose life is turned upside down because someone from his past has paid a group of killers to bump him off. " He recently wrapped the movie Spread which premiered at Sundance in January.

Ashton competed at IMTA at the New York, 1997 Convention where competed with another IMTA alum and superstar Josh Duhamel. Ashton won Most Sought After Male Model, signed with Next Models and went straight to Fashion week ! He was cast on That 70's Show as the lovable Kelso! He started producing shows, such as Punk'd, Beauty and the Geek and Miss Guided. His movie roles include The Guardian, Dude, Where's My Car? which also stars fellow IMTA alum Seann William Scott, The Butterfly Effect, A Lot Like Love, Guess Who and What Happens in Vegas. Ashton is the spokesman for Nikon in a huge international advertising campaign!

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