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Joseph Sargent's "The Wall"

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In honor of Us Veterans Day, Sneak Peek closing footage from director Joseph Sargent's 1998 TV movie "The Wall" and the segment titled "The Badge":

"...there are 58,183 names on the 'Vietnam Veterans Memorial'. The lives they touched tell their stories. This is the story of 3 brave men who never made it home, told in three short, unique segments.

"In 'The Pencil Holder', Edward James Olmos plays a tough 'Colonel' struggling to raise his young son on an American military base surrounded by the brutality of battle. 

"In 'The Badge', Ruby Dee - in a heart wrenching role - reveals the pain a grandmother feels as she sends her beloved grandson overseas. 

"In 'The Player', starring Frank Whaley & Michael DeLorenzo, a selfless squad leader must confront a hustler who's getting rich off the spoils of war..."

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Joseph Sargent's "The Wall"

In honor of Us Memorial Day, Sneak Peek closing footage from director Joseph Sargent's 1998 TV movie "The Wall" and the segment titled "The Badge", featuring a special cameo from a long-haired Vietnam 'War Vet':

"...there are 58,183 names on the 'Vietnam Veterans Memorial'. The lives they touched tell their stories. This is the story of 3 brave men who never made it home, told in three short, unique segments.

"In 'The Pencil Holder', Edward James Olmos plays a tough 'Colonel' struggling to raise his young son on an American military base surrounded by the brutality of battle. 

"In 'The Badge', Ruby Dee - in a heart wrenching role - reveals the pain a grandmother feels as she sends her beloved grandson overseas. 

"In 'The Player', starring Frank Whaley & Michael DeLorenzo, a selfless squad leader must confront a hustler who's getting rich off the spoils of war..."

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Live fast, die young and leave carnage with first poster for Johnny Gruesome

The first poster has arrived online for writer-director Gregory Lamberson’s upcoming horror Johnny Gruesome featuring Anthony De La Torre as the titular character; check it out below…

Based on the award winning horror novel by Gregory Lamberson. In the village of Red Hill, high school student Eric Carter (Byron Brown II) suspects his murdered best friend Johnny Grissom (Anthony De La Torre) has returned from the grave to exact revenge upon his enemies.

Johnny Gruesome features a cast that also includes Byron Brown II, Aprilann, Chris Modrzynski, Kim Piazza, Richard Lounello, Madison Amey, John Renna, and Michael DeLorenzo.
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Lamberson Casts Anthony De La Torre and Michael DeLorenzo in Johnny Gruesome

Author and filmmaker Gregory Lamberson (Black Creek, Killer Rack) has cast Anthony De La Torre and Michael DeLorenzo in Red Hill Movies LLC’s horror thriller Johnny Gruesome, which shoots in Western New York this month. De La Torre (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), front man for the Nashville based rock band …

The post Lamberson Casts Anthony De La Torre and Michael DeLorenzo in Johnny Gruesome first appeared on Hnn | Horrornews.net - Official News Site
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Head of the Class: The ABC Sitcom Ended 25 Years Ago

It's time for a big class reunion. Twenty five years ago today, Head of the Class aired its final episode on ABC.

Created by Michael Elias and Rich Eustis, the sitcom centers on history teacher Charlie Moore (Howard Hesseman) and his group of gifted students at a Manhattan high school. William G. Schilling played the principal and Charlie's students were played by Jeannetta Arnette, Leslie Bega, Dan Frischman, , Robin Givens, Khrystyne Haje, Jory Husain, Tony O'Dell, Brian Robbins, Kimberly Russell, Dan Schneider, Tannis Vallely, Michael DeLorenzo, Lara Piper, Rain Pryor, Jonathan Ke Quan, and De'voreaux White. Billy Connolly joined the cast in season five after Hesseman left the series.

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Oscar-winning editor Richard Halsey joins The City of Gardens

Richard Halsey, who won an Academy Award for his editing on Sylvester Stallone's 1976 classic Rocky, has begun work on action-drama The City of Gardens.

Among the film's cast are two werewolves: Alex Meraz from the Twilight films and Grant Bowler from True Blood. Meraz is pictured above (on right) alongside lead actor John Robinson (Lords of Dogtown, Seraphim Falls, Transformers, Elephant).

Produced by Four Fish Films/Dragon Tree Media, the film is now entering into post-production. It tells the story of a free-spirited American surfer who attempts to rid himself of his father's wealth by fleeing to Peru, where he is accused of trafficking cocaine and sent to prison.

Editor Richard Halsey has also worked on such films as Sister Act, Edward Scissorhands, Beaches and American Gigolo.

Halsey, who began his career at 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros in sound and film editing, said: "I knew immediately that
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Twilight and True Blood stars among cast of The City of Gardens

The true story of a young American surfer, wrongfully accused of cocaine trafficking and sent to prison in the 1980s, is the inspiration for new action drama movie The City of Gardens.

Produced by Four Fish Films/DragonTree Media, the project has now wrapped filming in Lima, Peru and is moving to Los Angeles to continue production.

The intense action drama and coming-of-age story stars John Robinson (Lords of Dogtown, Transformers, Elephant), Alex Meraz (who plays one of the native American werewolves in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and New Moon), Johnny Lewis (Sons of Anarchy, The Runaways, Avpr: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem), Michael DeLorenzo (A Few Good Men, Not Forgotten, Resurrection Blvd), Deborah Unger (White Noise, The Hurricane, Angel and the Bad Man, The Game), James Remar (Red, Gun, Pineapple Express, 2 Fast 2 Furious) and Grant Bowler (Killer Elite, True Blood, Ugly Betty).

The City of Gardens is directed by Camilo Vila (18 Wheels of Justice,
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Camilo Vila's The City of Gardens to Shoot in Los Angeles

Alicia Frankl, Dragon Tree Media, and Monty Fisher Four Fish Films are the production companies and personnel behind The City of Gardens a prison drama that puts "a young American surfer" in a Peruvian jail on bogus drug charges (Studio Matrix). Primary production for this feature has wrapped in Peru with further filming to take place in Los Angeles. Starring are John Robinson (Transformers), Alex Meraz (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse), Johnny Lewis (The Runaways), and Michael DeLorenzo (Nice Guys). An official website has launched for the film recently and those with an interest in a true story involving '80s intrigue and prison corruption can become a fan at the link below.

A partial synopsis for The City of Gardens here:

"The action drama, The City of Gardens, follows a blond Californian surfer, Wayne Montgomery (John Robinson), who is a fun loving beach bum escaping the influence of his wealthy
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Grant Bowler Lands The Killer Elite and The City of Gardens

Grant Bowler joins The Killer Elite and The City of GardensTrue Blood's Grant Bowler has been cast in the action feature The Killer Elite and indie drama The City of Gardens.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Killer Elite centers on the real-life efforts of a private British vigilante group to eliminate a band of contract killers. Bowler will play Capt. James Cregg, an Sas officer and war hero who is one of the targets.

The Killer Elite begins shooting this month in Australia.

Filming this month in Peru, the Camilo Vila-directed The City of Gardens centers on a young California surfer in 1980 who is framed and thrown in a Peruvian jail for political prisoners before escaping.

Bowler will play a schizophrenic named Jesus Christ who is stuck in solitary confinement. John Robinson, James Remar and Deborah Kara Unger also star.

The Killer Elite comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Jason Statham,
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NY Latino fest celebrates 10th anniversary

NY Latino fest celebrates 10th anniversary
The New York International Latino Film Festival, which runs from July 27 to Aug. 2, will kick off with Peter Bratt's "The Mission," starring Benjamin Bratt; include a tribute to John Leguizamo; and conclude with John Cotten's Mexican crime drama "La Linea" (The Line).

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the fest will utilize a number of new venues in New York City like the Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 9 and the School of Visual Arts Theater.

"The Nyilff began as a dream to showcase our talent and to empower Latinos," fest exec director Calixto Chinchilla said. "We've been fortunate to have grown in size and stature. This year, we have everything; highly anticipated Hollywood premieres to independent films from filmmakers across the globe, industry forums, music showcases and free outdoor events for everyone."

"La Mission," the opening night film, is set in San Francisco's Mission District and stars Benjamin Bratt as a reformed inmate
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Summer Movie Preview

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We're all for getting out in the summertime, but there might not be anything more refreshing than cooling off in a movie theater... or seeing a movie in the comfort of your air-conditioned home on demand, on DVD, or online... or better yet catching a classic on the big screen at a nearby repertory theater. With literally hundreds of films to choose from this summer, we humbly present this guide to the season's most exciting offerings.

May 1

"Eldorado"

The Cast: Bouli Lanners, Fabrice Adde, Philippe Nahon, Didier Toupy, Franise Chichy

Director: Bouli Lanners

Fest Cred: Cannes, Warsaw, Glasgow, Palm Springs,

The Gist: When Elie (Adde), a hapless young thief attempts to rob Yvan (Lanners), a 40-year-old car dealer, the two form a unlikely friendship that leads to a road trip across Belgium in this slight comedy that won the Best European Film at the Director's Fortnight at Cannes last year.
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New trailer, release details for Not Forgotten

Anchor Bay Entertainment sent along the link to a new trailer to herald the theatrical release of its supernaturally tinged thriller Not Forgotten, starring Land Of The Dead and The Mentalist’s Simon Baker. You can check out the preview below.

Directed by feature first-timer Dror Soref from a script he wrote with Tomás Romero, Not Forgotten stars Baker as a man whose search for his abducted daughter (The Eye’s Chloe Moretz) takes him through the darkest corners of Mexico, where he encounters much worse things than swine flu—including a death cult called Santa Muerte. Paz Vega, Michael DeLorenzo, Ken Davitian, Claire Forlani and Mark Rolston co-star; the behind-the-scenes talent includes Dp Steven Bernstein, production designer Craig Stearns (a veteran of genre fare going back to John Carpenter’s Halloween and The Fog) and composer Mark Isham. The movie’s big-screen play includes Friday, May 15 openings at the Mann Chinese 6 in Hollywood,
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Maya takes ride on 'La Linea'

Maya takes ride on 'La Linea'
Los Angeles-based Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the crime drama "La Linea," starring Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta and Esai Morales.

Directed by James Cotten, the film is set in in Tijuana and follows a veteran assassin, played by Liotta, as he tracks down the head of a crime cartel, played by Esai Morales, who has taken over from a character played by Andy Garcia.

The cast also includes Armand Assante, Joe Morton, Bruce Davison, Jason Connery, Michael DeLorenzo, Valerie Cruz, Jordi Vilasuso, Danny Trejo, Kevin Gage and Gary Daniels.

It was produced by Geoffrey G. Ross and R. Ellis Frazier, who also wrote the screenplay.

Endeavor repped the producers in the deal, which was negotiated for Maya by executive vp Jose Martinez Jr. and Alex Raminfar.

A release date has not yet been announced.
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Psychological Thriller 'Not Forgotten' Gets Trailer

A man's perfect life is ruined when his dark past catches up with him in "Not Forgotten" trailer. Telling the story of Jack Bishop, it is first displayed that Bishop lives the life of every man's dream as he has a beautiful wife and a happy, healthy daughter, Toby, as well as the career he always wanted. But when his daughter goes missing, his hidden dark secret from the past comes back to haunt him.

Desperate to find his daughter while his secret is unraveled bits by bits, he resorts to the powers of his long forgotten faith, La Santa Muerte, the protectors of the sinner and the worshippers of the dead. But, the power of the La Santa Muerte is stronger then he ever imagined as it reaches out to touch his family and reveals an even darker and unexpected web of lies and deceit.

Pairing up Simon Baker
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Not Forgotten to Anchor Bay

Variety reports that Anchor Bay Entertainment has picked up U.S., British and Australian rights to Dror Soref’s thriller Not Forgotten. The Myriad Pictures production played at the recently concluded Slamdance Film Festival.

Simon Baker from The Ring Two, Land Of The Dead and the recent The Lodger, plays a man whose young daughter (Chloe Moretz from The Amityville Horror, Wicked Little Things and The Eye) is kidnapped. His search for her leads him to Mexico and uncovers dark secrets from his past, including his connection to a death-worshipping cult called Santa Muerte. The cast also includes Paz Vega, Claire Forlani and Michael DeLorenzo; Soref made his feature directorial debut on Not Forgotten from a script he wrote with Tomás Romero. Anchor Bay plans a 2009 release, but a date his not yet been determined. You can read our early review here and see a clip below and find out
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