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Get to Know 'Nite Swim' Singer Luna Shadows With These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Luna Shadows is one of the rising acts we’re excited about, and we want Just Jared readers to get to know her even better!

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter has been supplying excellent tunes throughout the past few years, including her Summertime and Youth EPs, racking up an impressive over 7 million Spotify streams to date.

On Wednesday (January 13), Luna Shadows releases her latest track, “nite swim,” ahead of the release of her long-awaited debut LP, Digital Pacific, which arrives on February 12. Click here to pre-save the album!

The synth-y track conjures the story of Romeo and Juliet, but with a modern look back at the classic tale.

“When I think of the extremely problematic R+J, a lot of their tragedy is based on farcical miscommunication that could’ve been so easily avoided in 2021. Yet in an age of instant and excessive communication, there has been a sharp rise in youth depression, suicide, and overall unhappiness. This song masquerades as euphoric but underneath raises some fairly dark questions re: technology and our mental health,” she says of the track.

Listen to “nite swim,” and check out 10 Fun Facts with Luna Shadows

  • 1. I rescued two cats. Nearly a decade ago, I was parking my car when something fluffy on top of a trash pile caught my eye. I walked closer and saw two very nervous kittens snuggling in a ball. I spent several months learning how to approach them, greet them, feed them, socialize them, and train them – and one day, they followed me into my apartment. I’ve been a proud rescue cat mom ever since.
  • 2. I’m a vegetarian – have been since I was around 11 or 12 years old. I love animals, and if I weren’t a musician, I could see myself working with them. I have a passion for vegetarian/vegan cooking, and I often share recipes with friends & fans who request them.
  • 3. I used to have a New York accent as a kid. I’ve been living in Los Angeles for over a decade, so it’s pretty much gone – but occasionally when I’m angry or in a funny mood, those around me draw a parallel to Marisa Tomei in My Cousin Vinny.
  • 4. I am a classically trained pianist – don’t ask me to shred though, I am way too out of shape. When I was in middle school and in high school, I spent 2-8 hours daily practicing Chopin, Bach, Debussy, and all those lads. All my focus for the last few years has been on songwriting, producing, engineering, and singing – so I’m thinking I’ll dust off my old music books and get back to practicing in 2021.
  • 5. My favorite ride at Disneyland is Space Mountain. I love space, and I love rollercoasters. so this is a shoe-in. There is a Halloween version of this ride which is not as good as the classic version. Best not to visit in October, in my humble opinion!

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Meet 'The Prom' Actor Nico Greetham with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

The new movie musical The Prom is now streaming on Netflix and young actor Nico Greetham is one of the newcomers featured in the film!

The 25-year-old actor plays Nick Boomer, one of the popular kids in school who bullies the lead character Emma, an openly gay student who just wants to go to the prom with her girlfriend.

Nico got his start on So You Think You Can Dance and then made his Broadway debut in the musical Newsies. He’s best known for playing the yellow Power Ranger in Nickelodeon’s Power Rangers Ninja Steel.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Nico:

  1. I may not look it, but I am half Colombian.
  2. I speak fluent Spanish!
  3. I absolutely want my last meal to be my mom’s empanadas.
  4. I have a minor addiction (but seriously please help) to Philz coffee. I go every day.
  5. At my 4th grade monster mash I slipped on a piece of smooshed popcorn and cracked my chin open. My Digimon costume turned red very quickly!

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Meet 'The Prom' Actress Logan Riley with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

The Prom is the highly-anticipated movie musical heading to Netflix this week and we caught up with one of the film’s newcomers, Logan Riley, to learn more about her!

The young actress plays a popular senior student and the captain of the cheerleading squad, Kaylee.

As you’ll find out in the 10 Fun Facts below, Logan got her start as a kid while touring with the Rockettes and she has also been seen in a recurring role on Netflix’s Fuller House. Learn some interesting facts about her now!

  1. I love watching cooking/baking shows. I used to watch one every night before going to sleep.
  2. I do not like being late. I wouldn’t say I am always early but I am almost never late.
  3. I am a certified yoga instructor who has never taught a yoga class. I absolutely love yoga but I prefer doing it rather than teaching it.
  4. My parents’ other option of my name was going to be Justice Riley instead of Logan Riley.
  5. I went on tour for 3 months with the Radio City Rockettes when I was 11 as “Clara” in the Christmas Spectacular Show.

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Meet Faith Fernandez, the Leading Lady on '12 Dates of Christmas,' with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

If you’re not watching 12 Dates of Christmas yet, you have two days to catch up before the final episodes premiere on HBO Max!

We caught up with Faith Hernandez, the leading lady on the holiday-themed dating series, to learn some fun things about her that fans likely don’t know.

12 Dates of Christmas follows three hopelessly romantic singles – Faith, Chad, and Garrett – on their journey to meet that special someone to bring home for the holidays. The series begins at a fairytale castle in Austria, where the three singles are introduced to potential love interests, but their path to love won’t be easy. Filled with unexpected twists and turns, the singles will ultimately choose a special someone to take home for the holidays, with the hope of a perfect Christmas ending.

Six of the eight episodes are available to watch right now on HBO Max and the remaining episodes are going to be released on Thursday (December 10).

Faith, 25, is from Seattle, but she currently lives in Los Angeles and works as a stylist. She has only been in one serious relationship and she’s been single for the last five years. Check out the 10 Fun Facts she shared with us below:

  1. I won best hair in high school.
  2. I was never allowed to do Pointe growing up because of my scoliosis.
  3. My all-time favorite movie is tied between Love & Basketball or The Shawshank Redemption.
  4. Favorite song of all time is “Misty Blue” by Dorothy Moore.
  5. Ranch is my go to dipping sauce, all day every day.

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Get to Know Garrett Marcantel from '12 Dates of Christmas' with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

12 Dates of Christmas is the holiday-themed dating reality show that you need to be watching right now and we caught up with one of the show’s stars to learn more about him!

Garrett Marcantel is the show’s gay leading man and he has six hot guys competing for his heart.

The HBO Max series follows three sexy singles – Garrett, Chad, and Faith – while they search for someone to take home for Christmas. There are some twists and turns and some of the dates even start falling for each other, making the show the perfect mash-up of The Bachelor and Love Island.

Garrett, 29, is a real estate developer who recently moved to Los Angeles after living in New York City. He came out as gay when he was 24 and hasn’t had the chance to bring a guy home to meet his family in Louisiana, so he definitely is looking for the perfect man to be his first.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Garrett:

  1. Top Celebrity Crush: Chris Evans
  2. Favorite Artist: Kacey Musgraves
  3. Nighttime snack go to: mix peanut butter and jelly together in a bowl and eat with a spoon.
  4. Self-Care: Lush bath bombs
  5. Favorite Hobby: Anything outdoors related, except hunting.

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Get to Know 'New Mutants' Actor Henry Zaga with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

Henry Zaga is one of the breakout stars of the new X-Men spinoff movie The New Mutants, which was released in theaters earlier this year.

Because of the pandemic, not many people got a chance to check out the movie in theaters, but now it’s available to watch at home. To celebrate the Blu-ray/4K/Digital release of the film, we chatted with Henry to learn more about him.

The 27-year-old Brazilian actor plays Roberto da Costa in The New Mutants. You might also recognize him from roles in 13 Reasons Why, Looking for Alaska, and the upcoming CBS All Access series The Stand.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Henry:

  1. I used to paint a lot as a teen. There are many paintings of mine throughout my childhood home.
  2. My favorite food is Brazil’s Heritage dish Feijoada, which is a pork stew cooked in black beans and local spices. Side garnishes include fresh orange slices, fried yucca flour, steamed kale and pork ear chips.
  3. I became obsessed with Japanese culture at the age of 10 by watching Anime and learning Judo. I’ve visited Japan twice for over a month each time to bask in as much of the culture as possible, and intend to live there some day (even if just for a bit).
  4. My sister Fernanda had a poetry book published in Brazil, Portugal and Spain at the age of 22 with over 100 poems in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
  5. I spent most of my childhood living between Brasília (hometown) and Florianópolis, where my Grandpa had a little beach hotel, and would teach me how to paint porcelain bowls, vases, and other mediums alike.

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Get to Know '12 Dates of Christmas' Star Chad Savage with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

12 Dates of Christmas is the holiday-themed reality series that everyone is going to be talking about this month and we’re introducing you to Chad Savage, one of the leading men!

The show follows three hopelessly romantic singles – Chad, Faith, and Garrett – on their journey to meet that special someone to bring home for the holidays. The series begins at a fairytale castle in Austria, where the three singles are introduced to potential love interests, but their path to love won’t be easy. Filled with unexpected twists and turns, the singles will ultimately choose a special someone to take home for the holidays, with the hope of a perfect Christmas ending.

Six of the eight episodes are available to watch right now on HBO Max and the remaining episodes are going to be released next week.

Chad, 28, is a sales director from Elizabethtown, Pa. He says that family is everything to him and hopes to find someone just like his mom. Check out the 10 Fun Facts he shared with us below:

  1. I’m a Chinchilla Dad. His name is Juju.
  2. At the age of 10, I became the 5th fastest sprinter in North America. (Disclaimer: my current ranking has changed.)
  3. I can’t cook, but I can UberEats, Caviar, Postmates & GrubHub.
  4. I am a Disney movie buff. Ask me sometime to sing “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from Mulan.
  5. I founded a watch company, Daniel Savage Watches.

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