Tyra Banks Talks About Appeal of 'Life Size 2'

Actress/model Tyra Banks returns to the small screen in Freeform's holiday film Life Size 2, a sequel to the 2000 Tv movie Life-Size.

Banks, in a video interview, says that she was surprised that there was so much interest in a sequel to Life Size, in which she plays a doll that comes to life. "I can't believe that people wanted it so badly," Banks said of the film, which debuted Dec. 2 on Freeform.   

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.