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RISING STAR

Updated: Aug 31, 2022

Meet Halas Wilbourn, our Heart Of Hollywood Magazine International Male Cover Model Contest Winner


Halas Wilbourn can best be described in one word–multitalented. He is a podcast host, actor, producer, and now also the 2022 International Male Cover Model for Heart Of Hollywood Magazine. He received this last title thanks to readers who voted online, beating out other also very impressive candidates.


“I produce and host my own podcast, called The Halas Wilbourn Show. I was an Executive Producer for Choose To Prevail: The Show, hosted by author Sandy Rodriguez and based on her book by that same title. I’ve worked on Marvel Comics projects, specifically The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Avengers, and Hawkeye. I have also done work on films and TV series, such as The Covenant, Heels, and The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, among many others”, Halas says.



Since he was quite young, Halas felt the desire to start a career as an actor, and dreamed of being on television or the big screen. Mainly, he wanted to overcome his fears of performing in front of a large crowd.


“The idea of bringing a character to life fascinated me,” he recalls, “yet I felt it was extremely difficult to establish oneself in the film industry. Especially if you have no experience, you can only apply for entry-level work or basic assistant positions. However, I believe that if you make contacts, make a good impression, and build yourself a good reputation, you will be the one they recommend for the next available job. It’s also