The Ultimate FanGirl Trip to LA for the #CaptainAmericaEvent 4/9-4/12 | #TeamIronMan


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The other night I was just hanging out on the couch with my husband when my phone got an email notification. I opened it up and just about dropped my phone. Was I reading it right? I was invited to go screen Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR before it opens in theaters AND attend a press junket where I will be interviewing talent from the film!?! If you know me, than you know how much I love everything Marvel (my Twitter handle is MarvelGoddess24 because of my love for the comics and movies). I have been reading the comics for more years than I can count, and have been loving all of the films over the last several years. After I did a dance around the living room and my husband assured me that we would find a way for me to go, I teared up. I am not ashamed to admit it guys, this is HUGE for me. It totally validates the time I take to run my site, and let’s me know that Disney appreciates me (they are pretty amazing). I don’t have all the details yet, but here is what I do know.

Captain America: Civil War

The #CaptainAmericaEvent will be taking place from 4/9 – 4/12 and will include lots of awesome experiences, including getting to see Captain America: Civil War about a month before it hits theaters! I have been binge watching all the earlier Marvel movie to make sure that I remember exactly what has happened (and to try to weed out false memories from reading the comic books) – I want to know what is going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). I have never watched Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D. (I know, I know, but something about a certain someone all of a sudden being alive did not sit with me well *Trying to be spoiler free here*) so I am working on catching up on those – and I am glad that I am! I am hooked!


I don’t know who I will be interviewing yet but you can’t lose with the cast and crew associated with this film – they are all prime talent, that is for sure! I truly cannot wait to sit down and tell you guys all about it when I get back. I can tell you one thing though, I am #TeamIronMan all the way – I keep telling myself about how active Robert Downy Jr. is on social media and how he just has to be there – especially if this movie goes down like the comics. Watch the trailer below and choose your team (come to the Stark side…).

About Captain America: Civil War
Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in twocamps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” stars Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Frank Grillo and Martin Freeman, with William Hurt and Daniel Brühl. Anthony & Joe Russo are directing with Kevin Feige producing. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Patricia Whitcher, Nate Moore and Stan Lee are the executive producers. The screenplay is by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.

Get ready to pick a side and join the nonstop action playing out on two fronts when Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” opens in U.S. theaters on May 6, 2016.

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Adventures In Babysitting

Adventures In Babysitting

I will also be getting a sneak peek at the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie “Adventures in Babysitting” inspired by the hugely popular 1980s film of the same name. I have not seen this movie in just about forever, so I plan to watch it again before I leave. I do remember loving it – and I also remember some Thor references. Since he is nowhere to be seen in Civil War, hopefully they keep the references in this film. I am really looking forward to seeing Disney’s take on this, I just know it will be hilarious and heartwarming (as most Disney Channel Movies are). I will also be interviewing available talent so let me know of any questions you might have!

About Adventures in Babysitting
This movie stars Sabrina Carpenter (of Disney Channel’s hit comedy series “Girl Meets World“) and Sofia Carson (of the hit Disney Channel Original Movie “Descendants“). In “Adventures in Babysitting,” a dull evening for two competing babysitters, Jenny (Sabrina Carpenter) and Lola (Sofia Carson), turns into an adventure in the big city as they hunt for one of the kids who somehow snuck away.

Coming Summer 2016 to The Disney Channel!


The Catch

The Catch

I am excited to say that I will also have the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the newest addition to #TGIT on ABC – The Catch! This show premiered yesterday (March 24) – and was trending on twitter! Be sure to check it out on ABC Watch or On Demand if you have not seen it because you do not want to miss out on this hit! It is fantastic – but with a cast like that, you really can’t go wrong. As soon as I heard about this show, I was eagerly awaiting its premiere. So of course, I cannot wait to get some exclusives and let you guys know all about it. I just loved Peter Krause on Parenthood – and he is incredible on this show, playing a totally different person! Are you #TeamMouse (Peter) or #TeamCat (Mireille)?

About The Catch
In “The Catch” (from the producers of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder”), Alice Vaughan (Mireille Enos) is LA’s top private investigator, but when her fiancé Benjamin Jones (Peter Krause) cons her out of millions and disappears, she goes on a private mission for payback stopping at nothing to catch her man.

The Catch airs Thursdays at 10/9c on ABC.

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The Family

The Family

And last but most certainly not least, I will be joining Jenna Bans, the creator & executive producer of ABC’s new drama, “The Family“, as well as available cast, for a family-style dinner! I will also be live tweeting episode 7 and getting a special sneak preview of episode 8! Oh, and did I mention the Q&A with available cast and the creator? So far we have secured four amazing interviews – Jenna Bans (creator and writer), Floriana Lima (Bridey), Zach Gilford (Danny), and Alison Pill (Willa) – plus you never know who could be added (Adam himself maybe?). I cannot wait to pick the actors’ brains about their characters and what they thought of the script when they first got it. And of course I want to chat with the creator, Jenna Bans, about how she came up with this amazing idea for a television show! If you have any questions, be sure to let me know so I can get them answered for you.

I hope you have been watching this show, and if not, it is time to catch up. It is incredible. After just the first episode there were so many questions – and it seems we keep adding more and are barely getting any answers (which makes it even more intriguing). I am totally hooked on this show and I cannot wait to see how it plays out. This family has many skeletons in the closet – and I don’t think they are going to stop falling out any time soon.

About The Family
This thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family, suspicions emerge—is he really who he says he is?

The Family airs Sundays at 9/8c on ABC.

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The Real O’Neals

real oneals

I am so excited to announce a new addition to my trip! I will have the opportunity to screen two upcoming episodes of The Real O’Neals, followed by Q&As with Noah Galvin (Kenny), Matt Shively (Jimmy), Mary Hollis Inboden (Aunt Jodi), Jay R Ferguson (Pat), and 3 of the Executive Producers (Casey Johnson, David Windsor and Stacy Traub). This show has been on my “to watch” list since I heard about it, so I finally sat down and caught up once I heard the news. It is hilarious and quirky and I am so excited to meet some of the cast! I was laughing out loud almost the whole time I was watching the episodes!

The Real O’Neals‬ airs Tuesdays at 8:30/7:30c on ABC!

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Hilton Garden Inn

While in LA, I will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood! This hotel looks amazing! I am so excited about the pool with the Hollywood sign. If I have room in my schedule, I plan to take a quick swim and enjoy it! I am also planning on hitting up the hotel gym every morning (but am not holding my breath on that one). The hotel is just a short walk from so many Hollywood sites, I cannot wait to explore.

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  1. You are going to have so much fun! I cannot wait to hear all about the new movie and these incredible new shows! You've already got me hooked on The Family and The Catch, haha! Also, since you are Team Iron Man and you say CA turns into a wimp, I am totally #TeamIronMan too :)
  2. Wow! Absolutely jealous of this one - well, jealous for my husband anyway! He would have LOVED some of these items. Here's a huge fan of comic books and hero type things so a lot of these would fit in well for him. As for me, I'm jealous of you getting to travel to L.A. simply for the fact that I love to travel and unable to as much as I want to! I hope you enjoy your trip and have safe travels!
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    Want to win for my grandkids---rainy days and those SNOWY ones too---Movies and more moves---and don't forget the popcorn with BUTTER! Awesome win!
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