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Nia Vardalos

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' Trailer Introduces A New Portokalos Generation

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment

It's been 15 years since "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" became one of film history's biggest sleeper hits, so don't think we weren't going to see a seque...

Nia Vardalos And Joey Fatone Have A 'Big Fat Greek' Reunion

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment

Nia Vardalos and Joey Fatone are all smiles in a new photo from their "Big Fat Greek Wedding" (and, technically, one-fifth *NSYNC) reunion. The duo ar...

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment

Nia Vardalos wrote a script for a "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" sequel and her co-stars and producers are already on board. Vardalos' 2002 film abou...

Which Celebs Are Canadian, Eh?

Posted 07.01.2013 | Celebrity

Today is Canada Day! And Cobie Smulders (who plays ever the prideful Canadian Robin Scherbatsky on "How I Met Your Mother") isn't the only cel...

7 Beautiful Actresses Who Were Told They Weren't Pretty Enough

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.17.2013 | Women

It's hard to imagine that the gorgeous actresses we see splashed across magazine covers have ever been made to feel insecure about their looks. But ev...

LOOK: Nia Vardalos Shares Adorable Moment With Her Husband

Posted 04.18.2013 | Weddings

The star of one of our favorite wedding movies, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," is also one half of an awesome married couple! Nia Vardalos, married to...

The Moment Nia Vardalos Became A Mother

Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty

I’m watching this curious, sweet little girl. I look up at Ian -- he’s watching her too. I feel like I’ve seen this scene before. Is it because we wanted it so badly, or is it because it feels so natural?

Law & Order: SVU Tackles Gay-on-Gay Hate Crimes

Allison Leotta | Posted 04.02.2013 | TV
Allison Leotta

"Criminal Hatred" was a strong episode blending serious, cutting-edge issues like gay-on-gay hate crimes with the sparkling entertainment provided by dressing up the detectives to infiltrate gay bars and strip clubs.

'SVU': Nia Vardalos Says Barba Should Be Shot

Posted 01.31.2013 | TV

Nia Vardalos made a guest appearance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" as a very aggressive defense attorney squaring off against Assistant Distr...

EXCLUSIVE: Nia Vardalos Takes On Gay Rights On 'SVU'

Posted 01.29.2013 | TV

"Law and Order: SVU" is bringing in Nia Vardalos for an episode tackling gay marriage laws in New York State. In the exclusive preview clip of "Cr...

Nia Vardalos Books 'SVU' Role

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Nia Vardalos will guest star on an upcoming episode of "Law & Order: SVU." The "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" star will appear in "Criminal Hatred," the W...

The Sign That Inspired Me To Become A Parent

Guideposts | Posted 01.14.2013 | Religion

For 10 years, my husband, Ian, and I had wanted be parents. We had tried everything. Then we looked into pri­vate adoption. We put our names on waiting lists in every state, then even in China and Greece. But the phone never rang and the guest room stayed empty.

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Star Talks Chemistry, Motherhood And Plans For A Sequel

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.13.2012 | Fifty

That's the surefire way to kill chemistry in a scene. You have to make sure your actors don't "do it" off-screen. If they don't "do it," then they'll have chemistry on camera.

Christmas Round-Up: What's Your Favorite Christmas Tradition?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 02.22.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Here's what my merry Christmas contingent had to say about their favorite memories. Enjoy!

'Big Fat' TV

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: ABC Studios is betting big on Nia Vardalos. The studio is developing a star vehicle for the My Big Fat Greek Wedding star. The still untitle...

HuffPost Review: Larry Crowne

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Larry Crowne is a stealth comedy, low-key but consistently satisfying. It's a movie that focuses on the power of positivity without getting melodramatic about it.

A Green Pre-Oscar Party

Tara Settembre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tara Settembre

While the spotlight is focused on Hollywood this week, CEO Matt Petersen wanted to "raise awareness, help support the work of Global Green and have fun" at the Global Green USA Pre-Oscar Party.

The Joy of Glee

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

What Glee shows us is that viewers still hunger for quality. For originality. For something different. For shows that break the mold and succeed in turning old-fashioned into new-fashioned.

Kimberly Brooks' The Stylist Project Debuts In Los Angeles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Imagine if you went to a museum, and all the people in the paintings were alive and interactive. That's exactly what happened Monday and it was fascinating.

Huff Post Review: I Hate Valentine's Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Who is it that keeps making Nia Vardalos movies? Or is it a sign of impending apocalypse that two such terrible ones have been released in one month?

"Women Don't Go to Movies" -- Huh?

Nia Vardalos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nia Vardalos

A little-known fact: some studios recently decided to no longer make female-lead movies.

HuffPost Review: My Life in Ruins

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Comedy is the victim, not the victor, in this film.

Nia Vardalos Talks About Becoming A Mom Overnight Through Adoption | Nia Vardalos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

With one phone call, Nia Vardalos had a daughter. In this exclusive Mother's Day essay for PEOPLE, the star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding talks in detai...

TriBeCa Interview: My Life In Ruins with Nia Vardalos

Matthew-Lee Erlbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew-Lee Erlbach

I don't feel compelled to do a sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding. But I do plan to continue to explore my heritage in my films.