LAweb Fest 2014 Spotlight: Screen Siren Joanna Bonaro


The foxiest ladies are coming in waves at this year’s LAweb Fest and Italian-American actress Joanna Bonaro is classy as she is beautiful. Catch her as Maria alongside Jonisha Rios, creator and leading lady of the web series “Saved By The Pole”. She’s a young catholic woman who inherits her estranged father’s strip club and stars doing things her way. Joanna revels in the role of working class Italian mum to Anabelle (Jonisha Rios) as she tries to prevent her daughter from taking over the strip club with some help from the local mafia. She’s played a range of tenacious, ballsy women from elegant courtesans to slightly batty cougars. The JOANNA BONARO OFFICIAL SITE offer the tagline “Smart, Strong, Sultry” which she exudes with such accomplished flair. This is one woman who is also a looker in a bikini. Read up on her personal story here: and be amazed at how she maintains that amazingly sexy figure.

She has brought to life some really amazing ladies on screen and stage with 2014 a big year ahead for her, having booked the new ABC Primetime show “The Black Box”, directed by Eric Stoltz. It’s a drama series that focuses on a famous neuroscientist who is grappling with mental illness which is hidden from plain sight. She previously appeared as concerned citizen Doris DiNuzio on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” who feared the worse for her church which is being enveloped by a Satanic Cult. From her indelibly charming smile to her genuine charisma, Joanna is well on her way to winning our admiration as she had done with others before.

Just saw that she will be doing a reading this Sunday in the play “WaterWorks” by Nancy Lee Rogers as the female lead. If you’re near Broadway and 8th Ave, drop by the Shetler Studios on 244 W. 54th St. @ 3:00 pm to see the enchanting Joanna in person.

Canadian Vixen: Carinne Leduc

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Believe me when I say upcoming actresses from Canada are really sizzling all over the globe and Carinne Leduc has the piercing sensuality to be a hit with viewers. As they have also done many a time on this blog, Canada’s finest are certainly some of the fresh faces on the way to fulfilling their promise. Quebec starlet Carinne stars as medical doctor Juliet and has a major part in the beginning of action thriller “Ice Soldiers” which has just been released on DVD/Blu-Ray. She and her team of scientist discover the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North and awaken them from their slumber. One can only guess the mayhem that ensues when we as humans tinker with the unknown. A path of destruction is left by the Red Army super soldiers (watch the film to find out the fate of Carinne’s character Juliet). Fast forward 50 years later, another scientist Dr Malraux (Dominic Purcell) unknowingly thaws the Russian beasts and they start unleashing hell once more. Many agree that Carinne is exceptionally believable when she takes to the screen and her soulful eyes are more than capable of moving us. She is an artistic soul and she’s set to enrich us with her cultured enterprise in all her roles.

Fans of “Murdoch Mysteries” will know her as Sanura Lenoir, a vengeance-seeking descendant of the Pharaohs in its exclusive online webseries and she turned out to be thoroughly bewitching as the callous,lesbian temptress Rachel in “Mr Viral”. Carinne is surely blessed with the magnetic aura and she effortlessly channels it with a foxy guile. Carinne is also in demand for her voice work which she has acknowledge to be tons of fun! There is a feature film called “Michel et Sylvie” to be shot in Montreal in the coming year where she’ll get to play Sylvie, a mentaly disabled woman. It’s an amazing script and may just affirm her credentials as a standout performer.

Drop by the CARINNE LEDUC OFFICIAL SITE and be prepared to be awed by her.