Exclusive Portrait: Viggo Mortensen on Red Carpet For ‘Good’ at Chicago International Film Festival

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CHICAGO – Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen posed for a HollywoodChicago.com red-carpet portrait on Oct. 29, 2008 prior to receiving a career achievement award at the U.S. premiere of “Good” on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.

Mortensen has appeared in “Appaloosa,” “Eastern Promises,” “A History of Violence,” “Hidalgo,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” “28 Days,” “Psycho,” “A Perfect Murder,” “G.I. Jane,” “Vanishing Point” and “Crimson Tide”. Our exclusive portrait of Mortensen is below.

Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen on Oct. 29, 2008 prior to receiving a career achievement award at the U.S. premiere of his new film Good on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen on Oct. 29, 2008 prior to receiving a career achievement award
at the U.S. premiere of his new film “Good” on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

7:01 p.m. update on Oct. 30, 2008: Joe Arce – the professional celebrity photographer for HollywoodChicago.com – has also captured a “Good” group shot with Jason Isaacs, director Vicente Amorim, Viggo Mortensen and Chicago International Film Festival founder Michael Kutza. It follows. Our exclusive portrait of Jason Isaacs on the red carpet for “Good” can be found here.

From left to right: Good actor Jason Isaacs, Good director Vicente Amorim, Good actor Viggo Mortensen and Chicago International Film Festival founder Michael Kutza at the U.S. premiere of Good on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival on Oct. 29, 2008
From left to right: “Good” actor Jason Isaacs, “Good” director Vicente Amorim, “Good” actor
Viggo Mortensen and Chicago International Film Festival founder Michael Kutza at the premiere
of “Good” on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival on Oct. 29, 2008.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Abigail Breslin, Chris O’Donnell, Joan Cusack Walk Chicago Red Carpet For ‘Kit Kittredge: An American Girl’

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CHICAGO – A star-studded red carpet lit up downtown Chicago on Tuesday night as Abigail Breslin (“Little Miss Sunshine”), Chris O’Donnell and Joan Cusack struck poses for the Windy City premiere of their new film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”. We have original photography to bring you center stage.

Joan Cusack (left), Abigail Breslin (middle) and Chris O'Donnell strike a red-carpet pose on June 17, 2008 at the Chicago premiere of their latest film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Joan Cusack (left), Abigail Breslin (middle) and Chris O’Donnell strike a red-carpet pose on June 17, 2008 at the Chicago premiere of their latest film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”.
Photo by Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

As for the story behind the film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl,” IMDb writes: “The project is a drama based on the American Girl doll line and will center on Kit Kittredge: a young woman who grows up in the early years of the Great Depression.”

Abigail Breslin cuts the ribbon on June 17, 2008 at the Chicago opening of Kit's Home on Abbott Place by American Girl for the film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Abigail Breslin cuts the ribbon on June 17, 2008 at the Chicago opening of Kit’s Home on Abbott Place by American Girl for the film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”.
Photo by Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Abigail Breslin up close on June 17, 2008 on the red carpet for the Chicago premiere of her new film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Abigail Breslin up close on June 17, 2008 on the red carpet for the Chicago premiere of her new film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”.
Photo by Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Abigail Breslin in Chicago on June 17, 2008 at Kit's Home on Abbott Place by American Girl for the new film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Abigail Breslin in Chicago on June 17, 2008 at Kit’s Home on Abbott Place by American Girl for the new film “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”.
Photo by Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Photo: ‘Zack and Miri Make a Porno’ Director Kevin Smith at Chicago International Film Festival

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CHICAGO – HollywoodChicago.com captured a photo of “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” director Kevin Smith at an audience Q&A on Oct. 21, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival. The film stars Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Traci Lords and Justin Long.

Smith has also directed “Clerks,” “Clerks II,” “Dogma,” “Chasing Amy” and “Mallrats”.

Zack and Miri Make a Porno director Kevin Smith at an audience Q&A on Oct. 21, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
“Zack and Miri Make a Porno” director Kevin Smith at an audience Q&A on
Oct. 21, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Chelsea Handler at Borders in Chicago For New Book ‘Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea’

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CHICAGO – Actress Chelsea Handler strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at a Borders in Chicago before a book signing on Oct. 26, 2008 for her best seller “Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”. Handler also performed a benefit for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation on Oct. 25, 2008 at the House of Blues in Chicago.

Handler has appeared on “Reno 911!,” “The Bernie Mac Show,” “Chelsea Lately” and “The Practice”. Our exclusive portraits of Chelsea can be found below.

Actress Chelsea Handler strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at a Borders in Chicago before a book signing on Oct. 26, 2008 for her best seller Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Chelsea Handler strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at a Borders in Chicago before
a book signing on Oct. 26, 2008 for her best seller “Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Actress Chelsea Handler strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at a Borders in Chicago before a book signing on Oct. 26, 2008 for her best seller Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Chelsea Handler strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at a Borders in Chicago before
a book signing on Oct. 26, 2008 for her best seller “Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Colin Hanks on Red Carpet For ‘The Great Buck Howard’ at Chicago International Film Festival

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CHICAGO – Actor Colin Hanks walked a Chicago red carpet for “The Great Buck Howard” on Oct. 24, 2008 at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival. Hanks currently stars in AMC’s hit TV series “Mad Men” and was also featured in Oliver Stone’s “W.,” “Orange County,” “The House Bunny” and “King Kong”. Our exclusive portrait of Hanks can be found below.

Colin Hanks on the red carpet of The Great Buck Howard on Oct. 24, 2008 at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
Colin Hanks on the red carpet of “The Great Buck Howard” on
Oct. 24, 2008 at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Donald Trump Greets VIPs at New Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago

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CHICAGO – Donald Trump appeared in Chicago on Sept. 24, 2008 to comb over reporters and VIPs at the opening of his new Trump International Hotel & Tower in the Windy City.

Our lens was there. We present to you this exclusive portrait of the real estate magnate (CEO of the Trump Organization and founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts), TV personality (host of “The Apprentice”), socialite and author.

Donald Trump greets VIPs in Chicago on Sept. 24, 2008 for the opening of his Trump International Hotel and Tower
Donald Trump greets VIPs in Chicago on Sept. 24, 2008 for the opening of his Trump International Hotel & Tower.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Food Network TV Star Giada De Laurentiis in Chicago For ‘Giada’s Kitchen’ Book Signing

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CHICAGO – Food Network television star Giada De Laurentiis recently posed for the HollywoodChicago.com lens in Chicago. This exclusive photograph was shot before her two-day Chicago book signing for “Giada’s Kitchen” on Oct. 7 and 8, 2008. This portrait is the only shot she agreed to pose for during this trip.

Our exclusive portrait of Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis in Chicago before her Oct. 7 and 8, 2008 book signing
Our exclusive portrait of Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis in
Chicago before her Oct. 7 and 8, 2008 book signing.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Jada Pinkett Smith on Red Carpet For ‘The Human Contract’ at Chicago International Film Festival

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CHICAGO – Jada Pinkett Smith was photographed close up on Oct. 28, 2008 by the HollywoodChicago.com lens while on the red carpet at the North American premiere of her directorial debut “The Human Contact” at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith, who is married to actor Will Smith, has appeared in the films “The Women,” “Reign Over Me,” “Collateral,” “The Matrix Revolutions,” “The Matrix Reloaded,” “Ali,” “Scream 2,” “The Nutty Professor” and “Jason’s Lyric”. Our exclusive portrait of Smith is below.

Jada Pinkett Smith on Oct. 28, 2008 while on the red carpet at the North American premiere of her directorial debut The Human Contact at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
Jada Pinkett Smith on Oct. 28, 2008 while on the red carpet at the North American premiere
of her directorial debut “The Human Contact” at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Jason Isaacs on Red Carpet For ‘Good’ at Chicago International Film Festival

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CHICAGO – Actor Jason Isaacs greeted the HollywoodChicago.com lens on the red carpet for “Good” on Oct. 29, 2008 on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.

Isaacs has been featured in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” “The Tuxedo,” “Resident Evil,” “Reign of Fire,” “Black Hawk Down,” “The Patroit,” “Armageddon,” “Grindhouse” and TV’s “Brotherhood”.

Isaacs will also appear in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I” in 2010. Our exclusive portrait of Jason Isaacs on the red carpet for “Good” is below. Our exclusive portrait of Viggo Mortensen on the red carpet for “Good” can be found here.

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Jason Isaacs greets the HollywoodChicago.com camera on the red carpet for the film Good on Oct. 29, 2008 on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
Actor Jason Isaacs greets the HollywoodChicago.com camera on the red carpet for the film
“Good” on Oct. 29, 2008 on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Joe Arce – the professional celebrity photographer for HollywoodChicago.com – has also captured a “Good” group shot with Jason Isaacs, director Vicente Amorim, Viggo Mortensen and Chicago International Film Festival founder Michael Kutza. It follows.

From left to right: Good actor Jason Isaacs, Good director Vicente Amorim, Good actor Viggo Mortensen and Chicago International Film Festival founder Michael Kutza at the U.S. premiere of Good on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival on Oct. 29, 2008
From left to right: “Good” actor Jason Isaacs, “Good” director Vicente Amorim, “Good” actor
Viggo Mortensen and Chicago International Film Festival founder Michael Kutza at the premiere
of “Good” on the closing night of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival on Oct. 29, 2008.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Martha Stewart at The Book Stall For New Book ‘Martha Stewart’s Cooking School’

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CHICAGO – Cooking and design star Martha Stewart strikes a pose on Oct. 30, 2008 for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at The Book Stall in Winnetka, Ill. to promote her new book “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook”.

Stewart has appeared on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “Today,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Late Show with David Letterman,” “The View,” “Larry King Live,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Daily Show” and “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”. Our exclusive portrait of Stewart is below.

Cooking and design star Martha Stewart strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens on Oct. 30, 2008 at The Book Stall in Winnetka, Ill. to promote her new book Martha Stewart's Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook
Cooking and design star Martha Stewart strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens
on Oct. 30, 2008 at The Book Stall in Winnetka, Ill. to promote her new book “Martha
Stewart’s Cooking School: Lessons and Recipes for the Home Cook”.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Maureen McCormick, Who Played Marcia Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch,’ at Chicago Book Signing

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CHICAGO – Maureen McCormick (who played Marcia Brady on TV’s “The Brady Bunch”) posed for the HollywoodChicago.com camera in Chicago on Oct. 16, 2008.

McCormick was in town at a Borders book signing for her new book “Here’s the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice”.

Maureen McCormick, Marcia Brady, The Brady Bunch, Here's the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice
Maureen McCormick (who played Marcia Brady on TV’s “The Brady Bunch”) poses
for the HollywoodChicago.com camera in Chicago on Oct. 16, 2008.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth at Borders in Chicago For Book ‘The Bitch Switch’

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CHICAGO – “The Apprentice” star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth posed for the HollywoodChicago.com camera on Oct. 22, 2008 before beginning her two-day Chicago book tour to promote “The Bitch Switch” at Borders in downtown Chicago.

In addition to appearing on TV’s “The Apprentice” from Donald Trump (our exclusive Donald Trump portrait is here), Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth has also appeared on “The Chelsea Handler Show”. Our exclusive Chelsea Handler portrait is here.

In addition, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth has appeared on “The View,” “Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett & Sandra Bernhard,” “Dr. Phil,” “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch,” “The Surreal Life,” “The Tyra Banks Show,” “SoapTalk,” “Fear Factor,” “Larry King Live” and more. Our exclusive portrait of her can be found below.

The Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth poses for the HollywoodChicago.com camera on Oct. 22, 2008 before beginning her two-day Chicago book tour to promote The Bitch Switch at Borders in downtown Chicago
“The Apprentice” star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth poses for the HollywoodChicago.com camera on Oct. 22, 2008 before beginning her two-day Chicago book tour to promote “The Bitch Switch” at Borders in downtown Chicago.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive Portrait: Oscar-Winning Actor Billy Bob Thornton in Chicago With His Band The Boxmasters

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CHICAGO – Oscar-winning actor and screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton appeared in Chicago on Aug. 29, 2008 with his band The Boxmasters to promote his new CD. We captured and present to you an exclusive portrait of Thornton in Chicago.

Billy Bob Thornton in Chicago with his band The Boxmasters on Aug. 29, 2008
Billy Bob Thornton in Chicago with his band The Boxmasters on Aug. 29, 2008.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

In addition to breaking out in “Sling Blade” in 1996, Thornton appears in “Eagle Eye” in 2008 (which was filmed in part in Chicago) with Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan, “The Informers” in 2008, “Manure” in 2008, “Tulia” in 2008, “Duplicity” in 2009 and “Peace Like a River” in 2009.

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Exclusive Portrait: Oscar-Winning Actress Rachel Weisz on the Chicago Red Carpet For ‘The Brothers Bloom’

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CHICAGO – Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz walked a Chicago red carpet on Oct. 16, 2008 for the premiere of the film “The Brothers Bloom” as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival. The HollywoodChicago.com lens was there to photograph the moment.

Rachel Weisz, The Brothers Bloom, 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz is photographed by HollywoodChicago.com on a Chicago red carpet on Oct. 16, 2008 for the film “The Brothers Bloom” as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

“The Brothers Bloom” is directed by Rian Johnson. The film stars Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane and Nora Zehetner.

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Exclusive Portrait: Robert Davi on Red Carpet For ‘The Dukes’ at Chicago International Film Festival

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CHICAGO – Actor, director and all-around Hollywood tough guy Robert Davi greets the HollywoodChicago.com camera at the premiere of his film “The Dukes” on Oct. 22, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.

Davi has been seen in “Licence to Kill,” “Die Hard, “Predator 2,” “The Goonies,” TV’s “Stargate: Atlantis” and TV’s “Profiler”.

Robert Davi greets the HollywoodChicago.com camera at the premiere of his film The Dukes on Oct. 22, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival
Robert Davi greets the HollywoodChicago.com camera at the premiere of his film “The Dukes”
on Oct. 22, 2008 as part of the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

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Exclusive: Tara Reid Photos Behind Velvet Ropes For Bikini Beach 2008 at Chicago’s Crobar Nightclub

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CHICAGO – Tara Reid, who for this Chicago appearance was branded as the “wildest girl in Hollywood,” appeared in the Windy City at Crobar Nightclub on Saturday for 103.5 KISS FM’s Bikini Beach 2008 party. We have exclusive, candid photos of the “American Pie” actress behind the velvet ropes.

Reid, who was also featured in “The Big Lebowski,” “Urban Legend,” “Cruel Intentions,” “American Pie 2,” “Josie and the Pussycats,” “Van Wilder” and several episodes of TV’s “Scrubs,” was photographed for HollywoodChicago.com by photographer Joe Arce while sitting at her table.

Tara Reid in Chicago on June 27, 2008 at Crobar Nightclub for 103.5 KISS FM's Bikini Beach 2008 party
Tara Reid in Chicago on June 27, 2008 at Crobar Nightclub for 103.5 KISS FM’s Bikini Beach 2008 party.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Tara Reid in Chicago on June 27, 2008 at Crobar Nightclub for 103.5 KISS FM's Bikini Beach 2008 party
Tara Reid in Chicago on June 27, 2008 at Crobar Nightclub for 103.5 KISS FM’s Bikini Beach 2008 party.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Tara Reid appeared in Chicago on June 27, 2008 at Crobar Nightclub for 103.5 KISS FM's Bikini Beach 2008 party
Image credit: 103.5 KISS FM

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