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Aly Michalka: My Favorite Book Is...

Aly Michalka: My Favorite Book Is...

Bandslam stars Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell and Alyson Michalka have taught us that music education is very important but so are books.

The trio recently sat down with Scholastic to chat about their favorite reads.

Aly, 20, shared that her fave book is “The Bad Beginning,” the first book in the 10-book series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Lemony Snicket while Gaelan, also 20, prefers “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle.

Check out the vids below and tell us — what is your favorite book?


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Gaelan Connell: Nobody Knows I'm Cool Yet

Gaelan Connell: Nobody Knows I'm Cool Yet

Bandslam star Gaelan Connell gets silly with JustJaredJr.com‘s famous coasters recently in New York City.

JJJ had the chance to chat with the self-proclaimed dork and leading man of Bandslam. Check out what the 20-year-old actor had to say:

JJJ: Have you been recognized on the streets yet?
Gaelan Connell: I have not. One of the coolest things that happened was we left this screening in New York – I went to see [costar] Ryan Donahue – and this girl came up to the two of us afterward and was, like, “Nobody knows it yet, but you guys are so cool!” And I was, like, aww! That’s awesome. “But nobody knows it yet!”

JJJ: Did you play Rock Band and Guitar Hero before you got Bandslam?
GC: Yes, but this definitely helped because they had all these free things – merchandiiiise! Lisa [Kudrow] and I actually played a lot ’cause there’s a scene in the movie where we’re supposed to play but you totally put a picture of us playing it on your blog! Hopefully it’ll be in the deleted scenes.

I think it was because we were too good at it. Lisa and I practiced and we got to Expert. And she’s really competitive – she’d block the screen with the guitar and stuff – like, Mom! And then when we had to shoot it, the TV was off and all the crew guys were getting pissed, like, “Get it right!” and we were, like, “No, we’ve done it!” and nobody believes us. I’m adamant – Lisa and I were really good at it.

Stay tuned for more of our exclusive interview with Gaelan and go see Bandslam — out in theaters TODAY!


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Bandslam In Theaters TODAY!

Bandslam In Theaters TODAY!

Vanessa Hudgens, Alyson Michalka and Gaelan Connell are hitting the big screen TODAY in Bandslam!

JustJaredJr.com caught up with the three stars recently and we’re giving you a sneak peek into one of our interviews. Check out what Vanessa, 20, dished:

JJJ: Sa5m is a very tortured soul, but your hair was perfect and your makeup was perfect; why did they keep your hair that way?

Vanessa Hudgens: If I would’ve had it my way, I would’ve done the Ally Sheedy in The Breakfast Club – just the craziness all over the place – but hey, it’s okay. It’s one step closer to something.

JJJ: Were you sad you never got to go to CBGB?

Vanessa: I was sad! We got to build our own set and it was the exact replica of CBGB. Even though it was fake, I still felt the history. That was the closest, I think, a lot of people my age are gonna get to CBGB! I felt pretty special.

JJJ: How was the kissing scene with Gaelan?

Vanessa: It was awesome! I love it – I think it’s hysterical. We rehearsed it several times because it’s extremely choreographed and all about the right timing. But it was funny; it was fun.

JJJ: When you see pictures like this (Vanessa and Gaelan kissing) what do you think about it?

Vanessa: I go “noooooo, they got it before you got to see it in the movie!” I don’t kiss Gaelan on my own time. But yeah, it sucks when people get to see things when it’s not finished because I feel it ruins the end result, but whatever. There’s not much you can do about it.

Stay tuned for the rest of our interview with Vanessa, Aly and Gaelan and go see Bandslam!

Vanessa & Stella Hudgens: Napa Valley Grille Gorgeous

Vanessa & Stella Hudgens: Napa Valley Grille Gorgeous

Vanessa Hudgens stays super close to younger sis Stella at the official after party for Bandslam at the Napa Valley Grille on Thursday night (August 6) in Westwood, Calif.

The sisterly duo mingled with Vanessa‘s costars Gaelan Connell and Aly Michalka as well as BFF Brittany Snow.

Upon hearing the news that film maker John Hughes had passed, Vanessa and Gaelan shared at the premiere, “There was kind of a throwback in this movie to his kind of films. The Breakfast Club…”

FYI: Vanessa is wearing a cream Georges Hobeika cocktail dress with a House of Lavande 1960′s black Schreiner necklace. Gorgeous-ness!

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Vanessa Hudgens & Gaelan Connell Have Philly Fun

Vanessa Hudgens & Gaelan Connell Have Philly Fun

Bandslam beauty Vanessa Hudgens keeps it cool in her destroyed jeans while costar Gaelan Connell sticks out his tongue before signing autographs for fans at the Franklin Mills Mall on Sunday afternoon (August 2) in Philadelphia, Penn.

After the meet-and-greet, the duo (both 20) introduced a screening of their upcoming flick.

Vanessa and Gaelan also stayed to watch the screening with nearly 350 of their fans!

Bandslam hits theaters on Friday, August 14th. Have you seen a screening yet?

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