Join the hardest-working quadriplegic in the media business Paul Amadeus Lane as he takes you through the journey of the entertainment world. Sharing the stories of stars, executives and those behind the scene all which make it all possible for our entertainment enjoyment.
EP. 66-03-Zephani Idoko Interview
Zephani Idoko was born to Nigerian parents John and Deborah Idoko, on March 17 1994.
She trained at Academy of Art university in San Francisco where she earned a BFA in Acting for Stage and Film and began her professional career.
Shortly after her graduation and subsequent move to New York, she was cast in the lead role of Abena in Horror feature, The Unsettling. Which follows a West African couple's vacation to LA and the problems that have followed them, and seem to be amplified by the house they've rented. The Unsettling is primed for a 2022 release.
As of Mid 2021, Zephani is working on her role in Nikyatu Jusu's feature, Nanny. The script for which, landed on the 2020 Black List and was selected for the 2019 Sundance Institute Creative Producing Lab & Summit, Sundance's 2020 Writer's Lab, and the 2020 Director's Lab.
Zephani currently resides in New York City. Working and splitting her time between there and LA.
EP. 66-02-Dylan Ramos Interview
Dylan Ramos was born in Corpus Christi but grew up in Round Rock, Texas. Dylan grew up playing baseball, football, and ran track in school. He got his first taste of acting when getting involved in theatre early on in middle school. He continued his sports and theatre throughout high school performing in multiple plays. He then went on to pursue college where he graduated from St. Edward's University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and minor in Theatre.
EP. 66-01-Aria Brooks Interview
Actress | Singer/Songwriter |Writer | Producer | Activist
Stars as the female lead in the Disney+ Original Movie Better Nate Than Ever streaming now. The cast also includes Lisa Kudrow, Joshua Bassett, Rueby Wood, Michelle Federer and more. Watch the official trailer here.
Will be joining the cast for season 3 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Read the exclusive here.
Known for her role as a lead on Nickelodeon’s hit series All That
Is verified on social media including TikTok with over 236,000 followers and over 13 million likes, and Instagram with over 20,000 followers. She is also verified on Twitter and has a YouTube channel.
Released her debut EP castles pt. 1 under the name ARIA. Following the success, she recently dropped castles pt. 2. You can listen to her music here.
Recent singles include october and FIRE X WATER.
Appeared in the award-winning film Harriet as Cynthia Erivo’s niece, Anger. The cast also includes Leslie Odom Jr., Clarke Peters, and Vanessa Bell Calloway
Seen as Nola in the Netflix anthology series Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings. The cast also includes Delta Burke, Julianne Hough, Kathleen Turner and Kimberly Williams-Paisley to name just a few
Is passionate about social justice issues, supporting causes such as getting out the vote, Black Lives Matter, mental health, GLAAD’s Spirit Day, Transgender Day of Remembrance, International Day of Tolerance, and National Stop The Violence Day
All That was nominated for Favorite TV Show at the 2020 Kid’s Choice Awards
Has attended A-List events such as the AACTA Awards, Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk, Cheaper by the Dozen and Doolittle Premiere
EP. 65-03-Gio Randazzo Interview
Gio is a Sicilian actor/director/producer who grew up outside Philadelphia. He began to pursue his acting career in New York City, where he starred in movies and TV shows, such as "The Sopranos." Throughout his formative years, he thought it was necessary to return to his European roots and travel abroad. He visited and lived in many countries in both Western and Eastern Europe. In 2012, he moved to Los Angeles where he now resides and continues to pursue his passion of storytelling. You can catch him on ABC's Home Economics and on Amazon in the film American Mobster 2: Retribution. In addition to being in front of the camera, Gio has worked behind the scenes creating projects such as Number 14 as a producer, creator, and director.
EP. 65-02-Nicole Danielle Watts Interview
Nicole Danielle Watts is known for her work in My Little Girl (1986) The Cleaning Lady (2018) Be(lie)f (2019) Outcast (2020) and Trapped Daughter (2020). Nicole is a professional Actor, Vocalist, and Dancer living in Los Angeles, California. From comedy to drama Nicole is a powerhouse of emerging talent. She is a seasoned performer with decades of training and experience in musical theatre, dance and film production. Nicole was trained at The University of Maryland at College Park and The New Freedom Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has received intensive coaching and mentoring from Risa Bramon Garcia, David Rountree, Richard Lyons, Mike Pointer and Obba Babatunde. In addition to mastering the art of on camera work, Nicole has enjoyed a lifetime of successful stage performance. She has starred in Little Shop of Horrors - as Ronette (1989) The Wiz - as Dorothy (1991) Chicago - as Mama Matron Morton (2015) Suessical - as the Sour Kangaroo (2013), Fabulation and the Re-Education of Undine - as Undine (2012), RACE by David Mamet - as Susan (2013) The Bluest Eye - as Mama (2016) The Bluest Eye - as Mrs. Breedlove (2020) Joe Turner's Come and Gone - as Molly (2015) and Death Tax - as Tina (2014) - just to name a few. Nicole is now having the time of her life perfecting skills that have been birthed from unique and inspiring adventures as a Philadelphia bred - Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC Theatrical Artist. Her passion for musical theatre and international dance and art is foundational. As she embraces the beauty of west coast living, she is exhilarated, focused, grateful and prepared for this new season of prosperity and abundance.
EP. 65-01-Conphidance Interview
Conphidance earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series for his starring role on Little America - Little America: The Cowboy (2020). As the star and face of the anthology series season one, Little America (2020), Conphidance garnered high praises from Rolling Stone, Variety, Deadline, The Guardian, IndieWire, Past Magazine and The Washington Post.
Conphidance can be seen in CBS comedy, Bob Hearts Abishola (2019), opposite Billy Gardell and Folake Olowofoyeku, the Golden Globe and Emmy Awards winning Atlanta (2016), opposite Donald Glover and Zazie Beetz, Emmy Nominated American Gods (2017) opposite Orlando Jones and in Complications (2015) created by Matt Nix. Additional works include Fist Fight (2017), opposite Ice Cube, The Sacrament (2013), Valor (2017), Survivor's Remorse (2014), Six (2017), and the Daytime Emmy Award winning The Inspectors (2015).
Additionally, Conphidance has worked as a musician in films and TV shows, including Constantine (2014). Over the years, he has also worked on commercials and industrials across the U.S and oversees. His most notable theatrical performance was playing Joseph Asagai in "A Raisin in the Sun."