It’s time for our annual year review post. We will give you a summary and review of Rachel and her career in 2014. Rachel only promoted one film: Anton Corbijn’s “A Most Wanted Man” but it has been an exciting year with the announcement of exciting project and Rachel’s appearance alongside her sister Kayleen on TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are to name a few highlights.
Read our full review after the jump/inside.
Rachel has donated a pair of her shoes to the ‘Small Steps Project‘. The project is hosting an celebrity shoe auction. Small Steps Project is a humanitarian organisation and UK registered charity supporting children and their families on rubbish dumps. Rachel has donated a white pair of Miu Miu shoes which are signed. She previously donated Prada shoes in 2013. An excerpt from the press release:
Stars have donated their signed shoes and are using their celebrity status to raise funds & awareness for Small Steps Project, a charity supporting children living on landfill sites. The Finale is now LIVE! The public are placing bids on shoes worn by by a whole host of stars.
Rachel’s auction lot closes on Sunday, 30th November and you can find her auction page by going to SmallStepsProject.org and be sure to head over to her Ebay auction page. To find out more information about the charity be sure to head over to SmallStepsProject.org. You can also follow their official social media accounts: Twitter @SmallStepsdocs, Instagram @smallstepsproject, and Facebook /SmallStepsProject. You can also help spread the word by using the #celebrityshoeauction hashtag.
Rachel and her sister Kayleen Mcadams appeared on TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? earlier this month. We finally managed to add the full episode in our media archive. We have split it in multiple parts. The episode is still available On Demand on Amazon.com or Itunes and on TLC.com. We have also added the official recap of the episode in our gallery.
Official Description: Rachel and Kayleen McAdams discover an English ancestor surrounded by a privileged world, but forced to separate from those he loved; they uncover the harrowing circumstances behind their Canadian roots.
Entertainment Tonight Canada’s host Cheryl Hickey challenged Rachel to do the #ALSIceBucketChallenge earlier this week. Rachel’s friend and actress Zoie Palmer – you might remember her from the adorable joint interview she did with Rachel for ET Canada – shared the video of Rachel accepting the challenge via her official twitter account @zoiepalmer. Rachel challenged Zoie Palmer, who is also in the video accepting the challenge, and her dad Lance McAdams, her sister Kayleen McAdams and Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.
You have probably heard about the challenge by now since it’s taking (social) media by storm but for more information about the challenge and find out how to donate be sure to head over to alsa.org
Rachel and Kayleen’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” episode aired last night on TLC. We are currently working on our coverage so we will recap the episode later. We already added the official episode clips in our media archive and additional stills in our gallery. Many thanks to my good friend Amanda for helping out.
The episode is available in On Demand in case you missed it last night or want to rewatch it again. Be sure to head over to Amazon.com or Itunes to buy your own copy.
We would like to remind you that Rachel and her sister Kayleen’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” episode airs tonight (August 6) on TLC in the US. Be sure to check your local listing for the time. The episode will also be available On Demand on Amazon.com and Itunes after it airs. Kayleen shared a cute behind the scene picture on her instagram account yesterday:
Went on an amazing, life changing adventure with my favourite travel buddy to find out where we come from. Serious stuff here. No funny business @tlc @wdytya #behindthescenes
Be sure to head over to the official website of the series for more information. You can also follow the official twitter account @WDYTYA and facebook account and don’t forget to (live) tweet via the #WDYTYA hash-tag.
TLC released an episode clip of Rachel and Kayleen’s episode of the “Who Do You Think You Are?” series. We have added the clip in our media archive and some additional production stills in our gallery. The episode will air tomorrow (August 6) at 9P/8C – or check your local listing for the time – on TLC. Be sure to also visit the official WDYTYA website to check out Rachel’s Meet The Celebrities Photo Gallery.
Rachel and Kayleen McAdams discover an English ancestor who lived and worked in a privileged world. As they unravel the mystery of their Canadian heritage, they uncover the harrowing circumstances that brought their family to Canada.
Come back later this week for our coverage and tune in tomorrow to watch the episode!
TLC released the full episode description of Rachel and Kayleen’s upcoming “Who Do You Think You Are?” episode. The episode will air this Wednesday (August 6) on TLC. Be sure to check your local listings for the time.
Who Do You Think You Are? – 9:00 PM – 60 MIN – Rachel and Kayleen McAdams discover an English ancestor surrounded by a privileged world, but forced to separate from those he loved; they connect with relatives uprooted by war, and uncover the harrowing circumstances behind their Canadian roots.
Many thanks to Sam for the heads up!