Ron Howard News

Tickets Now On Sale for SITTING SHIVA at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

As one of the largest theatrical events in the world, The New York International Fringe Festival boasts an impressive roster of world premieres yearly. Of them, Los Angeles native Joshua Metzger's new play Sitting Shiva will see its first three dimensional presentation this August. Christopher Scott will direct the 90 minute play. The Broadway and Regional vet cast includes Eddie Boroevich*, Neal Mayer*, and Jeffery Plunkett*. The Production Stage Manager is Katy Moore*, and the production will be designed by Joan Racho-Jansen. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association. Sitting Shiva is an AEA-approved showcase. (more...)

Ron Howard to Helm New BEATLES Documentary Based on Early Touring Years
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Apple Corps Ltd., White Horse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have announced today that they will produce a new authorized documentary for Apple, based on the first part of The Beatles' career - the touring years. (more...)

Lifetime Orders Drama Pilot Based on Jean Auel's THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Lifetime has ordered the drama pilot The Clan of the Cave Bear, based on Jean M. Auel's series of best-selling novels (more...)

Lifetime Orders THE CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR Pilot; Ron Howard, Brian Glazer to Produce
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Lifetime has ordered the drama pilot The Clan of the Cave Bear, based on Jean M. Auel's series of best-selling novels, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime. A co-production of Fox 21 and Lionsgate in association with Imagine Television and Allison Shearmur Productions, the project will be executive produced by Academy Award(R)-winning director Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Rush) and Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Award winner Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, 24), along with Allison Shearmur (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Cinderella), Linda Woolverton (Maleficent, The Lion King), who is writing the pilot, Francie Calfo (Gang Related, Empire) and Jean M. Auel. The project is targeted for a potential 2015 launch. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hayley Faith Negrin, June Lockhart and More at 41st Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

On Friday, June 20th, the brightest stars of televisions below the line talent in Daytime gathered at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles to honor their own at the 41st Daytime Creative Arts EMMY Awards. Although many of the individuals associated with nominated projects may not have been household names, there were many recognizable personalities such as Ron Howard, George Lucas, Leeza Gibbons, Jack Hanna and even Cookie Monster (David Rudman). On hand to disperse awards to over 50 categories were such noted performers as Melody Thomas Scott, George Chakiris, Ashley Tisdale, Lauralee Bell and June Lockhart, who has started her 81st year as a paid actress that included her role of Maria Ramirez on General Hospital for many years. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

London Sound Mixing Workshop with 3 Time OSCAR Winner David Macmillan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

This will be an unique opportunity to develop your skills in Sound for Film with a 3 times Oscar Winner. You will have an educational experience of excellence, with David Macmillan who was responsible for the sound of films such as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Apolo 13, Speed, The Right Stuff, Natural Born Killers, The Life of David Gale, and many more. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jay-Z & More Featured in Concert Documentary MADE IN AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The concert film/music documentary MADE IN AMERICA features Jay-Z, Janelle Monae, Pearl Jam, Run DMC, Skrillex, and Kanye West. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

Actress MICHELLE JOHNSON to Release Debut CD 'Popular'
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Actress MICHELLE JOHNSON is set to reveal her singing and songwriting talents to the world with the June 10 release of her debut album POPULAR. (more...)

Vme TV Recognizes the Nation's Unsung Heroes in Celebration of Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

MIAMI, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ This month, Vme TV will premiere 'Heroinas Anonimas: La Historia de Patriotas Americanas,' a two-part documentary that highlights the sacrifices of some of the highest-ranking women in the history of the United States armed forces. In this special program, renowned producer Ron Howard brings the audience first hand accounts of brave women who have fought for the nation. The documentary's first part will air Friday, May 23, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. E/P and its second part will air Friday, May 30, 2014 at 10 p.m. E/P. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces 2014 Comedy Club Lineup, Includes Rannazzisi and McDonald
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the 2014 Comedy Club, sponsored by Saunders & Associates. The fun begins on June 2 and will continue on most Monday nights at 8 pm through August. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or by stopping by or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Doug Wright Visits Drexel University as Rankin Scholar Today
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and librettist Doug Wright will visit Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design next week as a distinguished Rankin Scholar for a residency comprised of sessions with students, a professional development workshop and a public presentation entitled 'Stage to Screen and Back Again.' (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Doug Wright to Visit Drexel University as Rankin Scholar, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and librettist Doug Wright will visit Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design next week as a distinguished Rankin Scholar for a residency comprised of sessions with students, a professional development workshop and a public presentation entitled "Stage to Screen and Back Again." (more...)

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Draws Over 120,000 Movie-Goers
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by AT&T, today announced that during the Festival's 13th edition more than 400,000 people attended screenings, panels, talks and free community events including the Tribeca Drive-In series, Family Festival Street Fair, Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day, as well as the first-ever Tribeca Innovation Week which featured the Storyscapes installation at the Bombay Sapphire House of Imagination, the Future of Film series, Games for Change, the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Tribeca Hacks , and TFI Interactive. (more...)

CSO Presents THE PLANETS - An HD Odyssey and a Unique Space Exhibit Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Gustav Holst didn't even know Pluto was a planet or a dwarf planet when he started to compose his seven-movement suite The Planets in 1914. Pluto wasn't discovered until 1930 and by that time, Holst had no interest in adding another movement to his well known work. (more...)

Ron Howard to Direct THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAR for Warner Bros
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to Joel Dicker's hit novel THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAR, with Ron Howard set to direct. Howard and Imagine Entertainment partner Brian Grazer will produce. (more...)

'The Fourth Noble Truth' Starring Harry Hamlin and Kristen Kerr Wins Prestigious Audience Award at Sonoma International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ 'The Fourth Noble Truth'took home the coveted Audience Award for Best American Independent Film from the 17 th Sonoma International Film Festival on April 6, 2014. The film stars Harry Hamlin (2013 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mad Men') and Kristen Kerr ('Strictly Sexual,' 'Inland Empire'). Gary T. McDonald ('Rape/Crisis,' 'Sea Wolf') wrote and directed the feature, which was produced by David Kohner Zuckerman and Jillian Stein for Zuckerman's DKZ Films ('Strictly Sexual,' 'All I Want for Christmas'). Jim Whelehan of Sun-Spot Productions co-produced the film. (more...)

CSO Presents THE PLANETS - An HD Odyssey and a Unique Space Exhibit, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Gustav Holst didn't even know Pluto was a planet or a dwarf planet when he started to compose his seven-movement suite The Planets in 1914. Pluto wasn't discovered until 1930 and by that time, Holst had no interest in adding another movement to his well known work. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of NBC's PARENTHOOD
by - Apr 11, 2014

On the season finale of NBC's PARENTHOOD titled "The Pontiac", Haddie comes home for the summer, while Adam and Crosby reminisce about their childhood (more...)

Killer Nashville Claymore Award Nets Author Major Movie Deal Next Competition Deadline April 30, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Which is better? Winning a contest? $1,500 in prizes? Finding an agent? Getting a book published? Getting an advance? Getting a movie deal? How about all six? Winning the Killer Nashville Claymore Award may get you all this. (more...)

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