Julianne Hough Hits the Big Screen in “Bigger: The Joe Weider Story” [See Trailer]


Julianne Hough is a triple threat—singer, dancer and actress. The 30-year-old phenom got her start as a professional dancer on “Dancing with the Stars,” released a country music album and starred in several movies including, “Footloose” and “Safe Haven.”

The Utah native is returning to the big screen to star in the feature film, “Bigger: The Joe Weider Story.” The movie follows the real life story of Joe Weider and his brother Ben, who faced anti-Semitism and extreme poverty, to beat the odds to build a fitness empire, Weider Enterprises.

Julianne stars as bodybuilderl/pin-up girl Betty Weider—wife of Joe Weider—along with Tyler Hoechlin as Joe, Victoria Justice, Colton Haynes, Calum Von Moger, Kevin Durand, Robert Forster and Steve Guttenberg.

The actress/singer took to Instagram to share the good news.

“I am so excited to share this story with you! A story about perseverance and vision that you will hopefully either connect to, relate to or be inspired by,” Julianne wrote. “If you have a vision, keep going. If you have a belief, you know what you are capable of. Honor your truth. I hope this movie inspires you to fight for what you believe in! 👊”

“Bigger” hits theaters on Oct. 12.

Lisa Konicki
A New Yorker that made her way to the South, Lisa got her love of country music from her dad, who always played the classics. However, her love of fried pickles, a southern staple, came from Blake Shelton, who made her try her very first one. With 20 years experience in the music biz—previously at the helm of Country Weekly Magazine —Lisa loves to de-stress by going to the movies, playing and watching sports or just being outdoors.

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