Like many of us, Jade Pettyjohn likes to travel and experience new things. Lucky for her, her job allows her to do just that. Whether she’s lighting up TV screens as Summer on Nickelodeon’s School of Rock or tugging at your heartstrings as Bird in the film Girl Flu, Jade Pettyjohn is ready for anything life throws at her. In fact, School of Rock was even nominated for an Emmy this year! With talent like hers, we think she’ll be living her dream and working alongside Meryl Streep in no time.
One of our favorite pastimes is watching romantic comedies. Romantic comedies are after all, all about love. As we head into fall, we thought what a better way to celebrate the leaves changing, the chance to pull out our favorite scarfs and boots, and all things pumpkin with the celebration of love? We thought it was a great idea to so we’ve compiled a list of five of the best romantic comedies for you to enjoy while the prettiest leaves fall right outside your window.
Skai Jackson has a face you know, but a name you might not recognize. At just 14 years old, she is one of the most notable young actresses of color and has one of the most recognizable faces on the Disney Channel. We first got to know her as Zuri Ross on Jessie at the tender age of 9, and now we get to watch her every week on the spin-off show Bunk’d. Jackson is much more than the characters she plays. She is a champion of social media and sharing her opinions on the platforms, and it didn’t take long for fans new and old alike to love her for who she is.
Aimee Carrero is a busy woman. She is the voice and face behind some of your favorite characters. As Sophia Rodriguez on Freeform’s Young & Hungry, she delivers funny one-liners while wearing the cutest outfits and saving her best friend Gabby when she finds herself in sticky situations every week. As the voice of Elena on Disney’s Elena of Avalor, she is also the first Latina Disney princess and spends her time saving the day and protecting the people of her kingdom. No matter what your age, watching Carrero on your TV screens every week makes one thing clear: she’s an actress you won’t forget.
What is your favorite thing to do when you’re home alone? Stuff your face with all of your favorite unhealthy foods? Relax with a book or dance it out to your favorite music? We prefer the latter. In fact, solo dance parties are the best way to spend time alone, it’s practically backed up by science. Now, in order to make your solo dance party the best solo dance party ever you’re going to need a few things.
Catfish Jean didn’t always like his name. In fact, he hated it, like we do with most nicknames thrust upon us in high school. However, the nickname stuck and became his stage name, and the rising star Matthew “Catfish” Jean was born. Known for roles in Shameless on Showtime and Black and Sexy TV, and now, as “Squeeze” in Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse, Catfish is a name you don’t know yet, but a man you can’t miss with his signature neon bright colors and enormous talent. It won’t be long before you see him on both small and silver screens across the world.
Violett Beane is a star on the rise, a name you may not know, but you will. As Taylor in The Leftovers or Bethany in Flay, Beane lights up every screen she is on. At just 20 years old, she has worked alongside some of the best actors and actresses in the business. Now, she stars in The CW’s The Flash as Jesse Quick, the daughter of Harrison Wells, and we can’t wait to see what superpowers are in store for her.
Justin Baldoni isn’t your average heartthrob. Sure, he has abs of steel, a smile that melts hearts, and a laugh and confidence that is so attractive, but he’s also a triple threat. Not only is he responsible for the collective swooning of audiences across the world as Rafael Solano on The CW’s Jane the Virgin, but he’s directing and producing with his production company Wayfarer while he takes over the world. Justin Baldoni is a man who can and will do it all.
Grace and Frankie isn’t your average TV show. The Netflix comedy is in a league of its own. The show is about Grace Hanson (Jane Fonda) and Frankie Bergstein (Lily Tomlin) who find out that their husbands are going to divorce them and marry each other. Their husbands Robert Hanson (Martin Sheen) and Sol Bergstein (Sam Waterson) have been having a love affair for nearly 20 years. As to be expected, Grace and Frankie are in complete shock, rightfully angry, and expecting answers. After all, Grace and Frankie are in their early 70s when Robert and Sol break the news.
Gavin MacIntosh is a guy’s guy. He is athletic, charming, and handsome. He is confident in the humble way you can’t help but love, and he’s passionate about LGBT rights. MacIntosh is all of these things, but he is also an actor to keep an eye out for. His role as Connor Stevens in Freeform’s The Fosters, opposite Hayden Byerly’s Jude Adams-Foster, showcases the maturity and talent that is making him a household name. Now, MacIntosh is spreading his wings and giving his fans new characters to fall in love with, and we couldn’t be more excited to watch him soar.
Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) has gone through too much drama this season. If you are unfamiliar with the hit TV show, The Flash, then here’s a brief introduction: Barry Allen, a forensic scientist by day and superhero by night, acquired his speed power after a particle accelerator explosion. Barry knows that his powers are a huge responsibility, and must train to adjust to the superhero life.
We love TV. There is nothing like the feeling of curling up on your couch after a long day of work with your favorite snack and drink before flipping on your TV and losing yourself in another world. Like you, we can’t wait to see if Olivia will finally let go of Fitz, or if Jane will choose Rafael or Michael. We want to know who’s stalking the women of Pretty Little Liars, who the Bachelor will give his next rose to, and if those law students will actually get away with murder. We also get excited at the prospect of new shows, which only means new characters to fall in love with. Here, we have compiled a list of spring premieres you’ll be sure to love right along with us.