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7 items from 2015


Will Smith Producing 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' TV Reboot

13 August 2015 12:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Will Smith is heading back to Bel-Air, with TV Line reporting that the star is developing a TV reboot of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. There are no plans for the actor to star in the reboot, but his production company Overbrook Entertainment is in the very early stages of developing this project. The pitch is set to be finalized soon, with the production company taking it to various networks over the next few weeks.

The project reportedly puts a new spin on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, while maintaining the spirit of the original series. The show ran on NBC for six seasons, between 1990 and 1996, launching rapper Will Smith's acting career. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air centered on Will Smith's character Will Smith, whose "life got flip turned upside down" when his mother sends him from his Philadelphia home to live with his aunt and uncle in their posh Bel-Air home. »

- MovieWeb

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Fresh Prince 'Reboot' in Development, Will Smith on Board as Producer

13 August 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Now, this is the story all about how The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air got flipped, turned upside-down.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the exploding revival craze is expanding to include the classic ’90s sitcom, with original star Will Smith leading the charge (this time solely as a producer).

VideosVideo: Fallon’s Fresh Prince Homage Opens Tonight Show’s L.A. Run

According to multiple sources, Smith’s production shingle, Overbrook Entertainment, is in the very early stages of developing a present-day family comedy that puts a new spin on the fish-out-of-water tale while maintaining the spirit of Fresh Prince. (An »

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Say What?! Will Smith Is Now Older Than Uncle Phil Was at the Start of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

26 May 2015 4:42 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Now, this is a story all about how, you found out how much older the cast is now, and we'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, and we'll look back at the prince of a town called Bel-Air... Fans of the iconic '90s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air remember Uncle Phil (James Avery) as the head honcho, the man of the family, the big kahuna. Well, how about a little fun and super nostalgic fact for you? Will Smith is now older than Avery was when the TV series began. Mindblown. Avery was 45 years old when the first episode aired in 1990, and come September, Smith will be ringing in his 47th birthday. Where does the time go?! But why stop there? Let's discuss the ages (and make you feel old »

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Xyz, Distant Corners team up on Holidays

2 February 2015 3:59 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Xyz Films has teamed up with John Hegeman’s new genre label Distant Corners Entertainment to produce the collection of subversive holiday tales from multiple directors including Kevin Smith.

The partners said they aimed to put a twisted spin on well-known and beloved holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween and Mother’s Day.

Xyz will handle world sales on the anthology, which will feature the following directors: Smith, with whom Xyz recently collaborated on Tusk, Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), Matt Johnson (The Dirties), Scott Stewart (Dark Skies), Nick McCarthy (The Pact), Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch (Starry Eyes), Sarah Smith (The Midnight Swim) and emerging director Anthony Scott Burns.

More directors will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Hegeman will produce Holidays with Tim Connors and Adam Egypt Mortimer, along with Xyz’s Kyle Franke and Aram Tertzakian.

Executive producers are Will Rowbotham, writers Andrew Barrer and Gabe Ferrari plus Xyz’s Nate Bolotin and Nick Spicer.

Shore »

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Xyz, Dark Corners team up on Holidays

2 February 2015 3:59 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Xyz Films has teamed up with John Hegeman’s new genre label Distant Corners Entertainment to produce the collection of subversive holiday tales from multiple directors including Kevin Smith.

The partners said they aimed to put a twisted spin on well-known and beloved holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween and Mother’s Day.

Xyz will handle world sales on the anthology, which will feature the following directors: Smith, with whom Xyz recently collaborated on Tusk, Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), Matt Johnson (The Dirties), Scott Stewart (Dark Skies), Nick McCarthy (The Pact), Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch (Starry Eyes), Sarah Smith (The Midnight Swim) and emerging director Anthony Scott Burns.

More directors will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Hegeman will produce Holidays with Tim Connors and Adam Egypt Mortimer, along with Xyz’s Kyle Franke and Aram Tertzakian.

Executive producers are Will Rowbotham, writers Andrew Barrer and Gabe Ferrari plus Xyz’s Nate Bolotin and Nick Spicer.

Shore »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘Holidays’ Horror Anthology to Feature Segments from Kevin Smith, Gary Shore, Scott Stewart and More

2 February 2015 3:33 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Xyz Films and Distant Corners Entertainment announced that they are producing Holidays, a new horror anthology movie that features a collection of segments from directors such as Kevin Smith, Gary Shore, Scott Stewart, Nick McCarthy, and more:

“Los Angeles (February 2, 2015) – Leading independent production and sales company Xyz Films has teamed up with John Hegeman’s newly-launched genre label Distant Corners Entertainment to produce Holidays, a collection of subversive holiday tales from some of the world’s top genre filmmakers. The film will put a twisted spin on well-known and beloved holidays, including Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and Mother’s Day—to name a few.

Xyz is also handling global sales.

The list of directors lined up for segments in the film includes Kevin Smith (Tusk), Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), Matt Johnson (The Dirties), Scott Stewart (Dark Skies), Nick McCarthy (The Pact), Dennis WidmyerKevin Kolsch (Starry Eyes), Sarah Smith (The Midnight Swim »

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Kevin Smith, Gary Shore & More Take ‘Holidays’ With Xyz Genre Anthology – Berlin

2 February 2015 11:35 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Indie production and sales outfit Xyz Films is teaming with John Hegeman’s newly-launched genre label, Distant Corners Entertainment, to produce feature anthology, Holidays. A group of subversive tales fashioned around globally recognized celebrations like Christmas, Easter, Halloween and Mother’s Day, the vignettes will be helmed by indie and genre filmmakers including Kevin Smith, Gary Shore (Dracula Untold) and Matt Johnson (The Dirties). The cast is expected to feature well-known names.

Xyz will launch global sales at the Efm this week. The project is already in production and reteams Xyz with Smith after Tusk and Yoga Hosers, as well as Johnson whose Operation Avalanche will be released by Lionsgate this year.

Also currently on board to helm segments are Scott Stewart (Dark Skies); Nick McCarthy (The Pact); Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch (Starry Eyes); Sarah Smith (The Midnight Swim); and Anthony Scott Burns, whose short, Manifold, made the »

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