07.28.17Rosemary on PREACHER
Loved working with creator Sam Catlin creating voice for character of 'Grandma' on 2nd season episode.
08.25.15Webisode nears completion
Moosie Drier has announced the imminent completion of editing of "The Bar" with Newell Alexander as 'Doc' and Rosemary Alexander as 'Helga'.
02.17.15Another SORDID LIVES movie is in the works!
A Very Sordid Wedding is coming soon! Newell will reprise the character of 'Wardell' and Rosemary will bring back 'Dr Eve'.
02.16.15Listen for Rosemary & Newell in Academy Award nominated films
Newell in The Tale of Princess Kayuga, How To Train Your Dragon 2 and Book of Life, Rosemary in Princess Kayuga, Book of Life and Nightcrawler
02.11.15Newell guesting on Criminal Minds
Watch for the spinoff pilot episode of CRIMINAL MINDS - "Beyond Borders" coming in the 2015 season.
01.30.15Rosemary's Snickers commercial being seen a lot!
Rosemary's commercial with Johnny Manziel is airing constantly. Wonder if we'll see it after Super Bowl???
09.01.13DVD going on sale of "Easy Rider, The Ride Back 9/17/2013
Newell appears as the World War II vet who started motorcycle clubs. He plays an ailing 90 year old. Check out the cast photos on the left side of the film page - and click on Newell's photo. The DVD will be available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Netflicks
09.01.13Los Angeles "Ride In Movie Premiere" of Easy Rider: The Ride Back
Check the Events tab on the hope page.
The screening is: Tuesday, September 17th, 6:30 pm at Bartel's Harley Davidson,
4141 Lincoln Ave, Marina Del Rey
08.31.13SIDEWALK FILM FESTIVAL TOP AWARD!!!
We just returned from Birmingham, Alabama where SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES
won the top recognition, the Audience Favorite Award. Sissies also won the similar
prize in the film festival in Durham, North Carolina. Congratulations to producers Del Shores, Louise Beard and Emerson Collins.
01.26.13We have wrapped "Southern Baptist Sissies" - the film!
After rehearsing the play during December 2012, we performed the roles of 'Preacher' and 'Andrew's Mother' in the filming of Del Shores' haunting play, "Southern Baptist Sissies". This is a filming of the play as staged during the 2000 World Premier and 2006 revival at the Zephyr Theater in West Hollywood, California. Many fans or the play came to be part of the audience for filming. The amazing part is that over 500 friends and fans of the play contributed the money on IndyGoGo.com to pay for the production. It was an amazing experience and we can't wait to hit the film festivals around the country.
08.04.12Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in Santa Barbara
Rosemary and Newell are in rehearsal for a production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", the brilliant play from the 1950s written by Tennessee Williams, at the Center Stage Theater in Santa Barbara September 13-24th. Rosemary is playing 'Big Mama' and Newell is 'Reverend Tooker'.
02.25.12Rosemary & Newell together again
Booked a United Health Care commercial and print campaign as a couple through Michael Sanford Casting. Thanks Michael!!!
01.05.12Newell does a shot on "Justified" - literally!
Newell blasted his way through a new episode of Justified with a shotgun -that
left him temporarily hearing less - but loving the cast and crew on Justified!
Now we're watching old episodes and loving the show! New season starts
Check it out.
09.02.11Newell works in short film
Production just wrapped on David Ojalvo's short film, Blackberries. Ojalvo's first effort at writing and directing, filmed in Santa Monica, California during August, 2010 and will be released early 2012.
06.18.11Newell completes filming as 'Judge Backhaus' in "To Kill a Memory"
Newell worked for the 3rd time with director, Dustin Rikert and writer/producer William Shockley at Old Tucson Studios in Arizona in the Western starring Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn.
02.23.11Please be a "friend" of Cornbread Society on Facebook
Come visit our Facebook page and get updates on our appearances and events.
02.20.11Return to The Razz Room
We'll be in San Francisco in May for a return engagement as part of "A Sordid Affair" appearing in the Razz Room at Hotel Nikko . May 13 and 14 we'll be doing shows at 9:30 pm and May 15th at 7:30 pm. Check out the Link for all the info!
02.18.11Music Video filming scheduled
Moosie Drier will be directing a music video of "Burn Down The Trailer Park", from Cornbread Society Have Another Slice, with Rosemary and Newell and featuring actor, Paul Pape and belly funk dancer, Amelia Patterson. Shoot is scheduled for March 5th.
10.19.10Cornbread Society new CD is available now!
September 15, 2010, we released Cornbread Society Have Another Slice. It's currently available for download on Amazon.com and itunes and the actually CD can be ordered from ebay.
08.06.10Watch for our new CD "Cornbread Society: Have Another Slice"
Cornbread Society: Have Another Slice, featuring a hand full of new tunes and the best of Cornbread Society is being pressed. It will be out mid September. Watch for it on itunes soon.
01.28.10Newell Voices Tribute on Grammy Awards Show
Newell Alexander has been chosen to record a tribute for broadcast on the the January 31, 2010 Grammy Awards recognizing Neil Young as 2010 "MusicCares Person of the Year". This award will be presented to Neil in acknowledgement of his creativity, advocacy and fiercely independent life and career.
Newell traveled with Neil and performed the Trans Tour opening act as 'Dan Clear' in a closed circuit broadcast from backstage which was projected on a large TV screen onstage as "Trans Tour TV".
Newell also provided voice tracks for Young's film, "Deja Vu".
10.17.09Newell Voices 'General Heckler' In Astro Boy
10.07.09Newell Added to Cast of Western
Newell will be playingh the 'Sheriff' in "The Gundown", shooting in Tucson, Arizona in November/December, 2009. He will be starring along with Sheree J. Wilson and William Shockley in this Western being produced by Dustin Rikert
02.09.09Newell voices Eric Garcetti campaign
After doing the voiceovers for the National Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee during the last national elections Newell has signed on to voice the Mayoral campaign for Dem. Eric Garcetti who is running for reelection for the Los angeles City Council.
01.15.08Newell completes shooting Sordid Lives...the series and Easy Rider/Scarlet Cross
Newell flew from Shreveport to Phoenix after finishing his scenes in Sordid Lives with Olivia Newton-John, Rue McClenahan, Sarah Hunley, David Cowgill, David Steen and long-time Dallas friend, Bob Downs. Newell was back in Phoenix/Scottsdale for the 3rd time to wrap Easy Rider/Scarlet Cross with Sherree J. Wilson, Jeff Fahey and Michael Nouri.
01.02.08Rosemary shoots Sordid Lives...the series
Rosemary has just returned from Shreveport where she filmed 11 episodes of "Sordid Lives" Logo television's new series scheduled to air summer 2008 with Leslie Jordan, Olivia Newton-John, Ann Walker, Bonnie Bedelia and Rue McClenahan
08.27.07Short film completed
Newell & Rosemary have completed the filming of a funny new short film, "Operation Desert Jiggle", starring Steve Bridges as 'The President' and Ed Lauder as 'The General" with Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson as 'The Secretary of State'. The Alexanders play presidential advisors.
08.24.07Check out Betty Miller's Art Website
Our friend Betty Miller paints, builds & constructs art in her studio outside Barcelona. Pieces on her website are for sale. She also takes commissions.
08.22.07Rosemary's Shoots Again!
Pat Brannon at Brady, Brannon & Rich called Rosemary "The Booking machine" when she snagged her 3rd job in 2 weeks. This one's for Senseo Coffee for Director Keith English of Atomic Films. The character's a lonely waitress who yearns for the charming handyman she offers "coffee?". Spot airs in Europe.
08.12.07Alexanders booked as a couple on "Las Vegas"
Newell and Rosemary have just been cast in the NBC drama "Las Vegas". The episode is "It's Not Easy Being Green". They play a widow & a widower, both from Texas, who are "ready" to start dating. It's worth a watch to see their costumes! Think colorful.
08.10.07Rosemary Books National Commercial
Watch for Rosemary as the new spokeswoman for "Secure Horizons". Director John Adams of Form Films helmed these 2 new spots which are set to begin airing in October.
08.10.07Newell does commercial for DirecTV
Newell plays a Green Bay Packer fan headed for retirement in the latest commercials promoting DirecTV's NFL Sunday ticket.
08.09.07Olivia Newton-John joins the Alexanders for Sordid Lives - The Series
With filming set to begin in October, the cast of Logo's "Sordid Lives"...the television series is primo. Returning from the film are Olivia Newton-John, Delta Burke, Leslie Jordan, Rosemary Alexander, Newell Alexander, Beth Grant, Sarah Hunley, Ann Walker, and coming in as 'Ty' is handsome young Jason Dottley.