April 29, 2007
Ashley Judd is Crossing Over
Ashley Judd is in talks to join the cast of writer-director Wayne Kramer’s ensemble immigration drama Crossing Over for The Weinstein Company, says Variety.
Already starring are Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, Sean Penn and Cliff Curtis. Frank Marshall, Kramer and Gregg Taylor are producing.
Set in Los Angeles, the storyline revolves around immigrants from different countries and backgrounds who share a common bond in desperately trying to gain legal status.
Judd will play an immigration defense attorney who is trying to arrange the adoption of a Nigerian girl.
More cast members are expected to be added to the film, with some, like Penn, making only a brief appearance.
April 24, 2007
Judd: How a $10 net can stop a killer
In the time it takes you to read this article, four African children will die from malaria. Before the day is over, it will claim the lives of 3,000 children.
This is the terrible reality of malaria. Though eradicated in the United States in 1951, it continues to plague the poorest places around the world, particularly sub-Saharan Africa. This April 25th marks the first ever Malaria Awareness Day in the United States. But we need more than awareness. We need action…
April 19, 2007
April 17, 2007
PSI Launches Five & Alive
Each year 350-500 million cases of malaria lead to more than one million deaths, mainly African children, and pneumonia remains the leading cause of death of children under 5 years of age in
the world. “All children, no matter where they are born, deserve a healthy start in life,” says PSI Board Member Ashley Judd. “Nearly 11 million children die before their fifth birthday and the majority of these deaths are preventable.”