Jul 6, 200602:19 PMThe Life
PSL cover for Taylor Handley
Jul 6, 2006 - 02:19 PMI just saw the page proofs of Palm Springs Life's August issue, and Taylor Handley (The O.C.) is our cover story. [Click thumbnail for larger image.] You can get the entire article—along with several more photos—in the mail or on newsstands August 1, but here's a sneak peek at the first few paragraphs:
A Fresh Face
Taylor Handley stands to bring a youthful focus to Palm Springs.
By Tod Goldberg. Photography by Taylor Sherrill.
It's early on a Tuesday morning and Taylor Handley feels tired: normal circumstances for a 22-year-old visiting Palm Springs during the first blush of spring. There are the bars, the restaurants, and the golf courses to be considered, after all — and one can't fault a young man for going out and painting the town.
But this morning, Handley has makeup and hair stylists attending to him.
Meanwhile, a camera crew hustles to set up on the balcony of Palm Springs' historic Movie Colony Hotel with the promise of two hours of picture-taking beneath an already hot sun; and, across town, an entire production company awaits Handley's return.
"I didn't get back to the hotel until 5:30 this morning," he says. "We shot for something like 14 hours."
Now it's clear: Handley's night on the town consisted of shooting scenes for the pilot of Hidden Palms, the Kevin Williamson-helmed drama that received a midseason order from the upstart CW network. [...]
[All UKWP coverage] [Update: thanks, Laura!]