ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has partnered with New Regency, Fox Searchlight, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to make copies of the acclaimed film, book, and study guide "12 Years a Slave" available to America's public high schools. This nationwide educational initiative was the brainchild of director Steve McQueen and Montel Williams, and now "12 Years a Slave" educator toolkits are available to all public high school teachers timed to the 2014-15 school year. (more...)
Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar®-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film (more...)
Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. (more...)
Feature film star Kelsey Scott has just joined the star-studded line up at the 12th Annual 168 Film festival, a red carpet awards show designed as an international celebration of faith in film. (more...)
Global film and television studio Miramax announced today that it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Mr. Holmes and will partner with Roadside Attractions on domestic theatrical distribution of the film. (more...)
It was announced today that Content Film, the worldwide sales arm of Content Media Corporation Ltd., has acquired international sales rights to the high concept sci-fi thriller 400 DAYS, starring Caity Lotz (THE MACHINE, THE PACT, ARROW), Brandon Routh (SUPERMAN RETURNS, ARROW), Dane Cook (GOOD LUCK CHUCK, DAN IN REAL LIFE) and Ben Feldman (CLOVERFIELD, FRIDAY THE 13th, MAD MEN). (more...)
ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The country's first-ever female-centric and male-centric over-the-air broadcast television networks Escape (For Women) and Grit (For Men) have launched and are now on the air. (more...)
SAN PEDRO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sunday August 3 was the 2nd ever 'Greatest Escape' Motorcycle Rally to raise funds for mesothelioma research conducted by the Pacific Meso Center (www.pacificmesocenter.org). The Worthington & Caron law firm (www.mesothel.com) was proud to once again serve as the lead sponsor for this unique event. (more...)
NBCSN will present live coverage of the IndyCar Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, highlighting more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage across NBC and NBCSN this weekend. (more...)
The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, Gettysburg, Pa., recently acquired Roy Blas painting of three time Lemans winning American racing champion Phil Hill.
The painting of the May 1959 Sports Illustrated cover shows Hill leaning against his red Ferrari at Sebring. Roy Blas created the painting in honor of Mr. Hill's 50th Anniversary of winning the 1962 24 hour Lemans.
Roy Blas is a top American emerging avant garde artist and creator of the 'American Swagger' iconographic series. The series depicts American icons who displayed the confidence and class that make for that American swagger and includes Steve McQueen and Marilyn Monroe.
Second Stage Theatre continues the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's 'Looking' and 'Girls') and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature ROBERTA COLINDREZ, SANDRA MARQUEZ, MARTA MILANS, and ANA NOGUEIRA. Previews begin tonight, July 14th and opening night is Thursday, July 24th. (more...)
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) continues the 2014 Uptown Series (Chris Burney, Associate Artistic Director and 2ST Uptown Curator) with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's 'Looking' and 'Girls') and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature ROBERTA COLINDREZ, SANDRA MARQUEZ, MARTA MILANS, and ANA NOGUEIRA. Previews begin Monday, July 14th and opening night is Monday, July 28th. (more...)
The Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today, Friday 27 June, including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits. (more...)
Film, television and stage actor Eli Wallach, whose career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s, died on Tuesday, June 24th at the age 98. His death was confirmed by his daughter Katherine. (more...)
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Smell the petrol, Highway Earth is proud to present the first annual Franklin Canyon car show on Sunday June 29th from 9am -3pm.This famous Hollywood location is nestled in the heart of Beverly Hills where Andy Griffith, Lassie, Bonanza and many other classics of old and new have been filmed. (more...)
Portraits of celebrities and inspirational figures who have lived, worked or studied in the London Borough of Ealing will be brought together in a new display, alongside a film installation created by artist Eelyn Lee and students from Brentside High School in Ealing, it was announced today (Thursday 19 June 2014). (more...)