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Shantel VanSanten Interview with Imagista

Shantel VanSanten Interview with Imagista

Shantel VanSanten has one of those faces that can launch one thousand ships. But, after chatting with her, it was evident that she is so much more than a pretty face.

Shantel Van Santen is a storyteller. Her journey in this industry bagan at a young age,where she did catalogue work and commercial work. From there, her career turned into a story of its own. Playing in projects like “The Boys” and “For All Mankind”, VanSanten has managed to captivate viewers and inspire fans.

Imagista: What came first, acting or modeling?

Shantel VanSanten: Modeling came to me at a young age working for catalogues and doing commercials, but I was also a very creative kid. As an escape and an outlet I was in theatre classes and camps quite often. I am grateful for modeling jobs, but it was something I was fortunate to do to make money and never was a serious career choice.

Imagista: Both acting and being a model have to do with your ability to tell stories, have you always considered yourself a storyteller?

Shantel VanSanten: Of course telling stories is what I live for. To discover characters and uncover how to connect myself to them. To escape into another life, another brain, another human, another time… it feeds my soul.
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Shantel VanSanten Interview with Los Angeles Times

Shantel VanSanten Interview with Los Angeles Times

In actress Shantel VanSanten’s converted garage, one very special piece brings people together, amid all her curated collectibles with their own meaningful stories.

When it came to finding her 2,200-square-foot San Fernando Valley home earlier this year, the choice weighed heavily on where to fit a 10-foot, half-ton section of tamarind wood from Southeast Asia, which serves as a table for 10.

“If it didn’t fit somewhere then I knew it wasn’t the right place,” said VanSanten, 34, who stars in Apple TV+’s “For All Mankind” and Amazon Prime’s “The Boys.” “I had a base built by Big Daddy’s Antiques and a friend designed the benches. It will be a family heirloom forever.”

The barn-like space features black walls, white concrete floors and pine posts and beams, with myriad vintage objects and custom-designed items throughout the space.
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‘For All Mankind’ 1.01-1.06 Screencaps

‘For All Mankind’ 1.01-1.06 Screencaps

HD screencaps of Shantel in episodes 1.01-1.06 of For All Mankind have been added to the gallery. Enjoy the new additions and look for more to be added soon.

‘The Boys’ Season 2 Teaser Trailer

WARNING: Much like the show itself the below video features a good amount of blood and some gore so I’m just putting a warning here in case that’s not your jam.

Otherwise, please enjoy the bloody new teaser for an awesome show that I can’t wait to return. Season 1 was SO good and I, for one, am excited that Shantel will be featured more in the new season.

‘For All Mankind’ Renewed for Season 2

Ahead of its series premiere on Apple TV+ next month, Ronald D. Moore’s space-race drama “For All Mankind” has been renewed for a second season, a spokesperson for the streaming service told TheWrap Tuesday.

Starring Joel Kinnaman, the series is set in a world where the global space race never ended. According to Apple the “what if” plot “spotlights the lives of NASA astronauts — the heroes and rock stars of their time — and their families.”

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“For All Mankind” will be available when Apple TV+ launches Nov. 1. The service is priced at $4.99 per month and will be free for one year when you buy a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod Touch. The platform will offer a seven-day free trial when it debuts.

Read the full article on The Wrap.

October Event Additions

October Event Additions

New photos of Shantel at events held on October 5th and 11th have been added to the gallery. Enjoy the new additions!