The 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards Nominations were announced yesterday by the The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The documentary “Sonic Sea“, which is narrated by Rachel herself, received 3 nominations. The documentary is nominated for Outstanding Nature Documentary, Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction, and Outstanding Music & Sound. Congratulations to Rachel, directors Michelle Dougherty & Daniel Hinerfeld, NRDC and everyone involved! The documentary aired last year at Discovery Channel as part of their Discovery Impact series and was selected for multiple film festivals. For more information about the documentary, be sure to head over to their official website. The 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Thursday, October 5th, 2017. For a full list of nominations be sure to head over to EmmyOnline.com. The filmmakers took the official twitter account @sonicsea to thank Rachel, Sting and everyone else who contributed.
Canada is celebrating it’s 150 year anniversary this year. Today, on Canada Day, we want to celebrate with a site special on Rachel’s homecountry Canada. Rachel was born and raised in Canada and continues to live in Toronto to this day. In this post we will highlight our favorite Canadian with an overview off our favorite Canadian moments featuring Rachel. We would also like to wish all our Canadian vistors a Happy Canada Day!
Rachel was one of the special appearance’s during NBC’s The Red Nose Day Special 2017, as we previously reported. The special aired yesterday evening in the USA. Red Nose Day is a charity with a mission to to end child poverty and it was founded by Richard Curtis. Richard Curtis wrote and directed “About Time“. Rachel’s appearance was very brief, but nevertheless worth the watch. She was part of the opening sketch, alongside Ben Affleck, Mindy Kaling, Jack Black, Mark Hamill, and more. Over $35 million was raised last night, which is more than ever before for the USA. For more information about Red Nose Day be sure to head over to the official website and you are still able to donate by going to the donation page. We have added the sketch Rachel was part of in our video archive and high definition screencaptures can be found in our gallery.
NBC released a trailer for their the Red Nose Day special earlier today, which features a glimpse of Rachel. We have added the trailer in our video archive. Rachel has joined the special, as we previously reported, will will air tomorrow on NBC. Red Nose Day is an annual charity campaign to help end child poverty. It has not been announced how Rachel will be part of the special but be sure to tune in on Thursday, May 25 (10-11 p.m. ET) or check your local listings for the time! For more information about Red Nose Day, be sure to head over to the official website.
Yesterday the annual Tie One One event in Toronto was held. The annual event is an evening benefiting Homes First, an organization that provides affordable, stable housing and support services to break the cycle of homelessness for people with the fewest housing options. For more information, be sure to head over to their official website: HomeFirst.on.ca. During the event guests were able to bid on donated scarves and ties, including a beautiful scarf donated by Rachel herself. The organizations shared the following photo of Rachel (which seems to be taken recently on-set of “Game Night“)
— Homes First (@Homes_First) May 10, 2017
Rachel is currently still filming “Game Night” in Atlanta. It was recently announced that the movie will be released on February 14, 2018.
Today brings you a special post. We wanted to do something special to celebrate Earth Day, which was yesterday (April 22). According to their official website, earth day’s mission is to “diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide”. As you probably know, Rachel herself is passionate about the environmental movement and considers herself an environmentalist. Today we want to celebrate Earth Day and Rachel’s environmental work by looking back and highlighting our favorite moments.
While working on the site we realized we never made an update to remind everyone that the Audible Audiobook for “Anne of Green Gables“, which is narrated by Rachel, is available. If you are not yet a member at Audible, you are able to get this audiobook for free. Be sure to head over to their website for more information. We also updated our site with additional coverage of this exciting project. We added the high definition screencaptures of the official on-set and behind the scenes featurette in our gallery and the video can be found in our video archive. Further, you can find a new promotional image in our gallery.
It seems like yesterday that “Spotlight” was making it’s award season rounds in January, but it’s already the last day of the year which means that it’s time for our annual year in review post. We will give you a summary and review of Rachel’s career in 2016, and what an amazing year we can look back on! It has been a busy year with “Spotlight” taking award season by storm – and earning Rachel her very first Academy Award nomination! – and release of “Doctor Strange” and the documentary “Sonic Sea“. Further, “The Little Prince” finally was released in the United States.
Read our full review after the jump/inside.
Today is a very special day, because Rachel turns 38! Happy Birthday Rachel! We, on behave of the our site and all her fans, would like to wish Rachel a very happy birthday. We hope she will have a good day celebrating with her friends and family. Rachel is not on social media but feel free to write down your birthday message in the comments.
We always try to do something special to celebrate, and this year we would like to put a spotlight on 3 organizations – NRDC, Greenpeace and Investigative Journalism – that Rachel has supported over the years, because we feel like supporting these causes is now more needed than ever. We have an overview of after the jump and we would like everyone to consider making a (small) donation to support the organizations and celebrate Rachel’s birthday!
As we previously reported, Rachel narrated the upcoming “Anne of Green Gables” audiobook. Audible released an official excerpt, which you can find after the jump. You can already pre-order the audiobook on audible. We have added the official key-art and Rachel on-set in the studio in our gallery. The audiobook will be released on November 22nd.
Rachel On Narrating Anne Of Green Gables: “Performing Anne Of Green Gables was incredibly exciting. It contains so much emotion and delight that you just can’t help but smile, and laugh, and cry. Loving the book as I did growing up, it was such a pleasure to perform it now.”
Audible has announced a new slate of upcoming audiobook they will release, all performed by actors and other artists and Rachel is among them. Rachel has voiced the upcoming audiobook of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s “Anne of Green Gables“. The audiobook will be released on November 22nd and you can pre-order it already on Amazon.com.
With all of the pluck and charm of its eponymous young hero, Rachel McAdams (The Notebook, Spotlight, Midnight in Paris) delivers a spectacular reading of Montgomery’s beloved bildungsroman. In moments both funny and bittersweet, McAdams’ voice is imbued with the spark that has made Anne a much-loved symbol of individualism and cheer for over a century. A story of “kindred spirits”, McAdams’ touching and heart-felt narration proves she is just that – bonded on a deep level – to this shimmering classic.
When aging brother and sister, Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, decide to adopt an orphan boy to help with chores around their farm, Green Gables on Prince Edward Island, neither are prepared for the feisty and imaginative redheaded girl that is mistakenly brought to them instead. Nor are they prepared for the way in which she will change their lives. Through a series of hilarious misadventures, Anne’s uncompromising spirit makes her striking presence in the close-knit village, bringing new friendships, first crushes, and, for her foster parents, a love and openness unimaginable before her arrival
Fun fact: Rachel has named the television series adaption of “Anne of Green Gables” as her inspiration to act. She told Hello! Canada earlier this year: “For me it [film/series that inspired her to act] was called Anne of Green Gables that I watched when I was young — about 150 times! It was just a really great performance.” She also told Marie Claire that the series was one of the films/series she use to watch growing up with her family.