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True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 9 August 2008
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A young Hollywood starlet must adjust to a new small town life when she is sent to live with her aunt after a stint in rehab.

Director:

Tim Matheson

Writers:

Elisa Bell (teleplay), Lola Douglas (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
JoJo ... Morgan Carter / Claudia Miller (as Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque)
Ian Nelson ... Eli Walsh
Louis Ferreira ... Sam (as Justin Louis)
Lynda Boyd ... Bianca Carter
Shenae Grimes-Beech ... Marissa (as Shenae Grimes)
Jennifer Miller Jennifer Miller ... Bully
Melanie Leishman ... Emily
Leah Renee ... Debbie (as Leah Cudmore)
Valerie Bertinelli ... Aunt Trudy
Dayna Devon ... Self
Jonathan Higgins ... Mr. Sappey
Jonathan Potts ... Principal Bowman
Zain Meghji ... Lux Movie Host
Victoria Snow ... Gaby
Mary Kitchen ... Local Reporter
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A young Hollywood starlet must adjust to a new small town life when she is sent to live with her aunt after a stint in rehab.

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From red carpet... to rehab.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Connections

References Mean Girls (2004) See more »

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SOS (Rescue Me)
Performed by Rihanna
Composed by Evan Bogart (as Evan "Kidd" Bogart), Ed Cobb and J.R. Rotem
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spoiled teen drama queen
22 December 2009 | by kairinglerSee all my reviews

i was wondering if this was based on the life of Linday Lohan,, it was good to see Valerie Bertinelli in a movie again,, i remember watching her on the old TV show One Day At A Time.. a Hollywood starlet teen queen parties up the life of being a star,, she hits the red carpet and falls flat on her face,, and into re hab she goes,, she gets whisked away to some small town around Fort Wayne , Indiana by her mother and her manager,, where she stays with her Aunt Trudy.. she has to go to high school, wear cheesy teen girl clothes,, can't drink alcohol, and is basically shut off from her starlet Hollywood lifestyle,, sorta like a fish out of water,, i really liked Valerie Bertinelli's performance in this ,movie,, it was good to see that she still can act after all of these years,, this is a pretty decent movie.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Che fatica fare la star! See more »

Filming Locations:

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada See more »

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