The Mindy Project

Julia Stiles appears to be taking a break from the big screen and moving to the small screen! She posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday while working on the set of The Mindy Project. According to Entertainment Weekly, she has booked a guest starring role on Fox’s comedy series and will play “a friend of Danny’s (Chris Messina) who is a recovering hoarder. She will also be a love interest for Morgan (Ike Barinholtz).”

Photographed alongside her new co-star Mindy Kaling, tiles captioned the flick, “They call me Dr. Stiles… First Day! @mindykaling.”

We can’t wait to see Julia’s big cameo debut back to the small screen. Looking good, Jules!

Julia wins Celebrity Charades

Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, just welcomed a star-studded lineup of players for this year’s signature annual benefit Celebrity Charades 2014: Judgment Day, which took place last night, October 27, 2014, at Capitale (130 Bowery).

Charades contestants that battled it out in a fearsome and hilarious speed charades competition this year included: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Charles, Sasha Cohen, Billy Crudup, Jill Hennessey, Taran Killam, Richard Kind, Bobby Moynahan, Ed Norton, Danny Pino, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Cynthia Rowley,Daphne Rubin-Vega, Julia Stiles, Callie Thorne, Yul Vázquez, and David Zayas, along with a handful of surprise special guests.

Julia Stiles was a winner at this event that revolved around a game of speed charades. She wore a loosely fitted blouse featuring a purple and black pattern, and tailored to fit her neck and wrists while long cascading ribbons added a feminine flair.

This year’s gala will honor lawyer and Labyrinth Board Member Judd Burstein for his extraordinary commitment to the organization. The Judgment Day law theme is in tribute to Mr. Burstein. For tickets, tables and more info, visit labtheater.org or email charades@labtheater.org.

24 Hour Play Lineup Revealed

Yey – Julia Stiles will join Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and siz other actors next month in the 14th annual benefit “The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway,” which asks over a dozen actors, six writers and six directors to come up with six original short plays over the course of a day.

Rosie Perez, a veteran of the 24-hour plays, had this advice for participants: “Anything you can do outside of being reckless and taking illegal substances do it! You’re going to need everything.”

The finished productions will be staged in front of a live audience at the American Airlines Theater on November 17. The 14th annual event will benefit the Urban Arts Partnership, New York’s largest arts education organization.

2014 Orphaned Starfish Foundation Gala

Julia Stiles attended the 2014 Orphaned Starfish Foundation Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on October 17, 2014 in New York City.  OSF’s Annual New York gala brought together over 500 supporters from the world of business and entertainment high net-worth individuals including corporate and media executives, bankers, lawyers, hoteliers, and hedge-fund managers.

Several children who participated in the foundation’s programs were in attendance and informed contributors of the tremendous impact and importance of these programs. The event featured a red carpet, cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and entertainment. Other celebrities that attended included Sammi Giancola, Miss Universe, Paula Garces and Dilia Jelen.

Thriller ‘Out of the Dark’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Participant’s supernatural thriller “Out of the Dark,” starring Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman and Stephen Rea.

Out of the Dark” is a ghost story set in South America, where a young family’s new life turns terrifying when they are forced to confront ancient legends, ghosts and a family secret. It was shot on location in Colombia and is a Spanish-Colombian co-production.

Vertical is planning a release early next year. The film will be presented by Vertical in association with Participant Media and Image Nation.

Out of the Dark” is a production of Apaches Entertainment, Cactus Flower, and Fast Producciones, in association with Dynamo and XYZ Films.

Producers are Belen Atienza, Cristian Conti, Enrique Lopez Lavigne and Andres Calderon. Lluis Quilez directed from a screenplay by the team of Alex Pastor and David Pastor along with Javier Gullon.

Rich Goldberg and Peter Jarowey negotiated the deal for Vertical, with Nate Bolotin at XYZ Films and Jeff Ivers for Participant. Bloom is handling international sales for “Out of the Dark.”