Urban Trendz
April 2004

Spotlight on Tanja Reichert
Urban Trendz caught up with Tanja Reichert on set in her latest movie Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang (starring Val Kilmer and Robert Downey Jr.), a comice dged murder mystery with a shot of romance. Tanja plays a B Movie actress looking to further her career. Tanja says, "The party scene with Robert Downey Jr. was a blast."

Tanja can also be seen as Chef Kellie in Fox Searchlight’s creepy adult slasher flick Club Dread that opened in theaters nation-wide this year. Surrounded by limber, wanton women on a booze-soaked island resort owned by rock-star has-been Coconut Pete, (Bill Paxton), the non-stop party takes a turn for the weird when bodies begin turning up faster than
rum punches.

Vancouver native Tanja has starred in Legally Blonde 2, in Red, White & Blonde as Reese Witherspoon’s Delta- Nu sister, Universal’s Head Over Heels (as Freddie Prince Jr.’s undercover FBI partner, and Miramax/Disney’s horror-spoof cult hit, Scary Movie with the Wayans Bros.

Tanja played both present-day and period characters in the feature, The Meeksville Ghost, starring Judge Reinhold,shot in South Africa.

Tanja’s big TV break came with her role as Karen Petrusky on Relic Hunter opposite Tia Carrerre. Other TV credits include Poltergeist: The Legacy, and Beyond Belief, The Immortal starring Lorenzo Lama, and Francis Ford Coppola’s sci-fi series First Wave. Most recently Tanja’s appeared on C.S.I. Miami and on The Chris Isaac Show.

Former fitness instructor Tanja keeps fit exercising daily, and snowboarding in Whistler whenever she’s in town.

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