Around The Town

With Columnist Joe Alexander & Photographer Patrick McMullan

Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, and Aaron Johnson @ Godzilla  Bryan Cranston: “I have some anger issues.”  Elizabeth Olson: “I would love to date a chef.”

Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, and Aaron Johnson @ Godzilla
Bryan Cranston: “I have some anger issues.”
Elizabeth Olson: “I would love to date a chef.”

Angelina Jolie confesses of her new film, “Maleficent has a wicked sense of fun. She enjoys being evil and she revels in it.” Her co-star Elle Fanning admits, “I’d much rather dress like a 5-year-old than a 21 year old.”… Andrew Garfield: “As an adolescent, Spider-Man was what got me through tough times in terms of being a skinny kid.” His on-film love interest Emma Stone acknowledges, ”I’m shockingly terrible at action movies,” adding, “Drama is hard for me. Crying is much harder for me than laughter.” Jamie Foxx, who play’s the movie’s electrified bad guy says, “Guys don’t adapt as well as women do to getting their heart broken for the first time. It’s tragic.” Do Tell … One of Lady Gaga’s favorite night clubs, BPM, brought in hunky DJ Alex Cecil to spin Quiet Event’s silent headphones party in The OUT Hotel. Revelers danced to three different channels simultaneously. bpmny.com … Godzilla’s Elizabeth Olsen, “I’ve always had a complex about being taken seriously.” Adding “I get way too much happiness from good food,” X-Men’s Hugh Jackman: “I love food. If I wasn’t an actor, I could be a completely different body shape right now.” Michael Douglas and veteran event marketer Herb Karlitz appear in Mike Meyers’ documentary “Supermensch” about Shep Gordon, Alice Cooper and the creation of celebrity chefs. … Jimmy Fallon sang at the Montauk Music Festival and was followed by the rapper Consequence, who premiered his new single “Bottle Girls,” and Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin who sang her hit “Here We Go.” costinmusic.com TRUE Model Management’s CEO Dale Noelle hosted a talent search at Yotel Hotel, with entry fees benefitting the Center for Discovery truemodel.net …. Bryan Cranston on being lucky: “Luck is a component that a lot of people in the arts sometimes fail to recognize.” True! … Zac Posen has contributed his ZAC handbags to the Fashion Project’s online auction to benefit the H.O.P.E Foundation For a Better Tomorrow, which funds after school projects for inner city kids. hopefoundation.us Ben Stiller and Dr. Oz lent their voices in support of, with Miss NY Teen U.S.A Corrin Stellakis in attendance at the TBDA’s Masquerade Gala for Lyme disease research. TBDalliance.org

 

Anna Paquin, Jennifer Lawrence, and Halle Berry @ X-Men Anna Paquin: “I’m bisexual.”   Jennifer Lawrence:  “I’m a horrible dancer!”  Halle Berry: “I’m a hopeless romantic.”

Anna Paquin, Jennifer Lawrence, and Halle Berry @ X-Men
Anna Paquin: “I’m bisexual.”
Jennifer Lawrence:
“I’m a horrible dancer!”
Halle Berry: “I’m a hopeless romantic.”

Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, and Kate Upton @ The Other Woman  Kate Upton: “I hate exercising self-control.”  Cameron Diaz: “I want a big bum, but I don’t have one.”

Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, and Kate Upton @ The Other Woman
Kate Upton: “I hate exercising self-control.”
Cameron Diaz: “I want a big bum, but I don’t have one.”

Zac Efron in Neighbors Zac Efron: “The fans make a person a star.”

Zac Efron in Neighbors
Zac Efron: “The fans make a person a star.”

Nicole Fiore and Leesa Roland @ Slaughter Daughter

Nicole Fiore and Leesa Roland @ Slaughter Daughter

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield @ Spiderman 2

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield @ Spiderman 2

Michael Bloomberg and Elaine Sargent @ Daniel

Michael Bloomberg and Elaine Sargent @ Daniel

Jamie Foxx as Electro in Spiderman 2   Jamie Foxx: “I don’t know if I’m built for marriage.”

Jamie Foxx as Electro in Spiderman 2
Jamie Foxx: “I don’t know if I’m built for marriage.”

Michael Fassbender and Zoe Kravitz @ X-Men Michael Fassbender: “I want to make bold choices.”

Michael Fassbender and Zoe Kravitz @ X-Men
Michael Fassbender: “I want to make bold choices.”

Elizabeth Shafiroff, Alex Donner, and Jean Shafiroff @ Pit Bulls for Pets

Elizabeth Shafiroff, Alex Donner, and Jean Shafiroff @ Pit Bulls for Pets

Cameron Diaz, The Other Woman: “I’d kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs.” Co-star Kate Upton confides, “If I get pegged as a bikini girl, that’s fine, But, I don’t wanna be doing bikini shoots my whole life.” … Neighbors’ Zac Efron: “From day one, I got addicted to being on stage and getting the applause and laughter.” Co-star Seth Rogen reveals, “I don’t even have a stalker. I’m just not the guy that people stalk.” Be thankful. Rose Byrne: “I’m in love with New York City. You can impress an Australian with a city, but you can’t impress them with a beach.”… Scream Queen Leesa Rowland at MoMA for their Contenders Film Festival where they featured her film “Return to Nuke ‘Em High” …. X-Men stars say the strangest things. Jennifer Lawrence, “I want to play a character I’ve never been before-a crazy serial killer like Charlize Theron in Monster. I’d love to have to shave my head.” Michael Fassbender: “Isn’t it more interesting if I’ve got a hedonistic dark side?” Definitely. Halle Berry, “Know when to laugh at yourself.” … The Fund for Park Avenue had a book signing for Holly Peterson’s “The Idea of Him” at Scully & Scully…. Fashion writer Michele Gerber Kline is working on a biography of the couturier Charles James …Openings – Noel Ashman and Michael Bregman’s club The Leonora on West 29th St. … For al fresco dining, try Nick Boccio’s Spanish garden La Isla Escondida at the Mulberry Project at 149 Mulberry St… Haus at 285 West Broadway serves up after work cocktails, bites and late night revelry with top DJ’s. The Hummus and Pita, Co., whose fans include Anne Hathaway and Alicia Silverstone, launched a new spot at 815 Broadway. Hoteliers Brandon Freid and Hank Freid welcomed Real Housewives of NYC star Aviva Drescher, Ralph Lauren hottie Morgan O’Connor, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Valerie van der Graaf, Merchant Solutions Group’s Billy Morrissey, philanthropist Michele Riggi and Altaneve’s David Noto to Tender restaurant and lounge at The Sanctuary Hotel on West 47th St.tendernyc.com

 

Consequence and Whoppie Goldberg @ The Standard

Consequence and Whoppie Goldberg @ The Standard

Aviva Drescher @ the Sanctuary Hotel

Aviva Drescher @ the Sanctuary Hotel

Herb Karlitz and Chef Emeril Lagasse @ Superbowl

Herb Karlitz and Chef Emeril Lagasse @ Superbowl

Miss NY Teen USA Corrin Stellakis @ TBDA Masquerade Gala

Miss NY Teen USA Corrin Stellakis @ TBDA Masquerade Gala

Alex Cecil, Madame Mayhem, and Steve Stanulis @ Tender

Alex Cecil, Madame Mayhem, and Steve Stanulis @ Tender

Stacy and Dr. Thomas Behm @ Fund for Park Avenue

Stacy and Dr. Thomas Behm @ Fund for Park Avenue

 

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