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David Ramsey-Vivica Fox Thriller ‘Illicit’ Bought by Breaking Glass

David Ramsey-Vivica Fox Thriller ‘Illicit’ Bought by Breaking Glass
Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to writer/director Corey Grant’s thriller “Illicit,” starring David Ramsey, Vivica Fox and Dean Cain, Variety has learned exclusively.

The film had its world premiere last year at the American Black Film Festival, and will go on to play the Pan African Film Festival and Toronto Black Film Festival later this year. Breaking Glass is planning a theatrical release in Atlanta and Chicago in early May and a VOD/DVD release on May 23.

The story centers on a well-liked parole officer and a beautiful former model (Shireen Crutchfield) who enjoy a successful marriage until she gets the itch to go back to work. As the wife forms a friendship with an emerging photographer, the husband is dealing with a parolee who proves to be more than he bargained for.

Grant directed from his own script, written with co-star Lanett Tachel. The film also stars McKinley Freeman,
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Jake Sandvig Books Lead On TBS Comedy Pilot ‘Living The Dream’; Mark Hapka, Five Others Join Fox Digital’s ‘Parallels’

  • Deadline TV
Jake Sandvig (Easy A) has signed for the lead role in the TBS comedy pilot Living The Dream. He will play Connor Logan, a charismatic twentysomething who, along with his best friends, reinvigorates a town on the verge of losing its identity by acquiring and re-opening the local brewery. Sandvig, who toplined last year’s Syfy pilot High Moon, is repped by Innovative Artists and Main Title. Exclusive: Mark Hapka has landed the lead role in Parallels, a sci-fi series from Fox Digital Studio. He plays Ronan Carver, a street-smart underground Mma fighter who has been estranged from his family since he was 16 and suddenly finds himself forced to confront his sister and his past in an adventure through parallel universes. Jessica Rothe, Eric Jungmann, Constance Wu, Yorgo Constantine and Michael Monks also have joined the cast of the series from writer-director Christopher Leone. Laura Harkcom is producing. Steven Hein,
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Susanna Los Manson Girls Finally Begins Production

Production has officially kicked off on Susanna Lo's 'Manson Girls'. The story which revolves around the girls who followed murderer and conspirator Charles Manson. Bill Moseley ('The Devil's Rejects') will star as Manson which seems like perfect casting to us and a whole host of stunning actresses will be joining him. Monica Keena ('Night of the Demons'), Laura Harring ('One Missed Call'), Heather Matarazzo ('Scream 3'), Stella Maeve ('My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2'), Brit Morgan ('True Blood'), Tania Raymonde ('Lost'), Gillian Zinser ('90210'), Taryn Manning ('Hawaii Five-0') and the gorgeous Estella Warren ('Planet of the Apes') are all playing their parts in the story and no doubt looking damn fine as they do so. Keena (below) will be making her nude debut in the movie during
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Manson Girls Begins Production

Close to year after news broke that Bill Moseley would be playing the lead in Manson Girls comes word, via Variety , that production has started on the Susanna Lo film. Starring Monica Keena, Laura Harring, Jennifer Landon, Heather Matarazzo, Estella Warren, Patti D'Arbanville, Eric Balfour and Michael Monks, the film tells the true horror story of the 1969 murders that has Charles Manson in prison to this day. The core of production is set to continue in early 2012 in various areas of California, including Joshua Tree, Redlands and San Francisco.
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Two More Manson Girls Sign Up to Serve Charlie - Gillian Zinser and Taryn Manning

You know, I've seen lots of documentaries surrounding Charlie and his umm ... angels, but I don't ever recall any one of those chicks being as hot as those cast in the upcoming flick Manson Girls!

Two more villainous vixens have joined the fold in the form of Taryn Manning (pictured below, "Sons of Anarchy") and Gillian Zinser ("90210"). They'll be joining the previously announced Bill Moseley as Manson and Laura Harring (The Caller, One Missed Call, The Punisher), Patti D'Arbanville ("Rescue Me," "Nip/Tuck"), Estella Warren (Planet of the Apes, The Cooler), Monica Keena (Freddy vs. Jason, Night of the Demons), Stella Maeve ("My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2"), Thora Birch, Heather Matarazzo, and Michael Monks.

Please direct us to the nearest cult sign-up sheet immediately! Thanks.

Manson Girls follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members
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Two More 'Manson Girls' Cast Before April Shoot

Two More 'Manson Girls' Cast Before April Shoot
Taryn Manning ("Sons of Anarchy") and Gillian Zinser ("90210") join the massive The Manson Girls cast also including Bill Moseley as "Charles Manson," along with Eric Balfour (Skyline, Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Tania Raymonde ("Lost"), Brit Morgan ("True Blood"), Jennifer Landon, Chad Faust, Heather Matarazzo (Hostel: Part II), Michael Monks, Laura Harring (The Caller, One Missed Call, The Punisher), Patti D'Arbanville ("Rescue Me," "Nip/Tuck"), Estella Warren (Planet of the Apes, The Cooler), Monica Keena (Freddy vs Jason, Night of the Demons), and Stella Maeve ("My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2"). he pic follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree, but Pitman was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and was convicted of being an accessory (after the fact) to murder.
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Bill Moseley to Play Charles Manson in Susanna Lo’s Manson Girls

Is anyone surprised by this news? I mean, really? After Moseley’s turn in “The Devil’s Rejects”, it’s not overwhelmingly surprising that the genre vet would be tapped to play Charles Manson in Susanna Lo’s upcoming shocker “Manson Girls”. The film, which also stars Heather Matarazzo, Michael Monks, Laura Harring, Patti D’Arbanville, Estella Warren, Monica Keena, Stella Maeve, Eric Balfour, and Chad Faust, chronicles the adventures of a rich girl who finds herself mixed up in Manson’s zany shenanigans. Beyond that, details are extremely limited, though I strongly suspect that more information will come to light as the production progress. Although the subject matter is more than a little tired — feel free to count how many Manson-oriented films are collecting dust at your local neighborhood video store — the casting of Moseley as the notorious serial killer certainly gives this flick some much-needed intrigue. “Manson Girls
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Bill Moseley Is Charles Manson

The Devil’s favorite reject, Bill Moseley has been cast to play everyone’s favorite cult-leader Charles Manson in "Manson Girls," written and directed by Susanna Lo. Also starring Heather Matarazzo (Hostel: Part II), Michael Monks, Laura Harring (The Caller, One Missed Call, The Punisher), Patti D'Arbanville ("Rescue Me," "Nip/Tuck"), Estella Warren (Planet of the Apes, The Cooler), Monica Keena (Freddy vs Jason, Night of the Demons), Stella Maeve ("My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2"), Eric Balfour (As the World Turns), Chad Faust (Descent, Nearing Grace, Tamara).Bill Moseley performance as Otis B. Driftwood in Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses & The Devils Rejects was spectacular, so it’s no surprise that he was chosen to portray Manson. Besides the obvious physical similarities between the two characters, they’re both crazier than shit house rats. Definitely looking forward to this one.Manson Girls is set to being filming this March in L.
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Manson Girls Gets Its Charlie In The Form Of Actor Bill Moseley

I remember back when Lindsay Lohan ('Machete') was all set to star in Hong Kong director Susanna Lo's 'Manson Girls'. She was quickly replaced with Thora Birch ('The Hole', 'American Beauty') whom has also reportedly dropped from the project. Well it's lucky we still have a slew of hot female cast members including Laura Harring ('One Missed Call'), Monica Keena ('Night of the Demons'), Stella Maeve ('My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2') and the sexy Estella Warren (below) who are all still on board. Of course the notorious Charles Manson role was still up for grabs. And it's to be filled by horror legend Bill Moseley ('The Devil's Rejects'). Eric Balfour ('Texas Chainsaw Massacre'), Tania Raymonde ('Lost'), Brit Morgan ('True Blood'), Jennifer Landon, Chad Faust, Patti D'Arbanville, Heather Matarazzo,
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Bill Moseley Channels Charlie for Manson Girls

We firmly believe that certain stars are born to play certain roles. Take Jeffrey Combs for instance; he'll always be Poe to us. Lots of actors have played the infamous Charles Manson over the years, but if we had to pick one who hasn't that easily should, it's Bill Moseley. Apparently someone else thought so, too.

We got word today that Moseley will be playing the role of Charlie in Susanna Lo's upcoming film, Manson Girls, which also stars Laura Harring (The Caller, One Missed Call, The Punisher), Patti D'Arbanville ("Rescue Me," "Nip/Tuck"), Estella Warren (Planet of the Apes, The Cooler), Monica Keena (Freddy vs. Jason, Night of the Demons), Stella Maeve ("My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2"), Heather Matarazzo, and Michael Monks.

Manson Girls follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members
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Bill Moseley Transforms Into Charles 'Manson'

Bill Moseley Transforms Into Charles 'Manson'
Bloody Disgusting has learned that Bill Moseley has been cast as "Charles Manson" in Susanna Lo's long-gestured Manson Girls, which is now said to begin lensing this coming March in Los Angeles. Eric Balfour, Tania Raymonde, Brit Morgan, Jennifer Landon and Chad Faust all join the previously announced Heather Matarazzo, Michael Monks, Laura Harring, Patti D'Arbanville, Estella Warren, Monica Keena, Stella Maeve. Thora Birch is no longer cast. The pic follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree, but Pitman was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and was convicted of being an accessory (after the fact) to murder.
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Bill Moseley is Charles Manson?

The Manson Girls film has found its Charles Manson. Bloody-Disgusting reported that Bill Moseley is filling the role (although, does anyone think he might be a tad too old for the part?). He'll be joining Monica Keena, Laura Harring, Jennifer Landon, Heather Matarazzo, Estella Warren, Patti D'Arbanville, Eric Balfour and Michael Monks for director Susanna Lo. Shooting begins in March in and around Los Angeles.
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More Female Company For Thora Birch in New Manson Girls Castings

Thora Birch ('The Hole', 'American Beauty') looks like she'll at last be getting a bit of new female company on the new Charles Manson project 'Manson Girls', written and directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Susanna Lo. And they include the curvy Laura Harring, most remembered surely for her incredible lesbian scene with Naomi Watts in David Lynch's 'Mulholland Dr.'. Cutie Monica Keena ('Freddy vs. Jason', 'Night of the Demons'), sweetie Stella Maeve ('My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2') and the beautiful model turned actress Estella Warren (below) have all signed up too! Patti D'Arbanville, Heather Matarazzo, and Michael Monks round of the cast. Check out Estella below and find solace in the fact that she's not one to shy away from some tasteful topless shots....
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More Chicks Become Manson Girls

Oh, Charlie! You knew how to pick them! So young! So beautiful! So damned deadly! More cast members have joined the ever-growing cult of Manson Girls for Sussanna Lo's latest film take on Manson's real life madness, and we've got the skinny on who they are!

According to Bloody Disgusting Laura Harring (The Caller, One Missed Call, The Punisher), Patti D'Arbanville ("Rescue Me," "Nip/Tuck"), Estella Warren (Planet of the Apes, The Cooler), Monica Keena (pictured right; Freddy vs. Jason, Night of the Demons), and Stella Maeve ("My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2") have all joined the previously announced Thora Birch, Heather Matarazzo, and Michael Monks.

Manson Girls follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree but was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and
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Fresh Faces Join 'Manson Girls' Cult

Bloody Disgusting has a casting update for Sussanna Lo's Manson Girls, which begins lensing in Los Angeles this coming March. Laura Harring, Patti D'Arbanville, Estella Warren, Monica Keena, and Stella Maeve have all joined the previously announced Thora Birch, Heather Matarazzo, and Michael Monks. The film follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree, but Pitman was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and was convicted of being an accessory (after the fact) to murder. Kikki Blonsky, Jennifer Landon, and Erin Kelly are no longer attached.
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Manson Girls Casts Keena, Matarazzo, Warren and Harring

Susanna Lo's drama steeped in the horrific world of the Manson Family, Manson Girls , begins shooting in March and the IMDb has yielded cast details. Monica Keena, Laura Harring, Jennifer Landon, Heather Matarazzo, Thora Birch, Estella Warren, Patti D'Arbanville and Michael Monks fill out the principal players so far. Matarazzo is said to be playing Sadie Atkins while Keena will star as Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme. Interesting stuff. Linsday Lohan was originally rumored to star in the film back in 2008.
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Susanna Lo to helm 'The Manson Girls' with Thora Birch

  • Planet Fury
Susanna Lo is taking over the writing and directing of the long-talked-about Manson Girls movie.

Beginning in February 2011, acclaimed filmmaker Susanna Lo (Black & White: A Love Story) is the new director of the weird, once-starring-Lindsay-Lohan, now-starring-Thora Birch movie about the women of the Manson Family aptly entitled The Manson Girls, taking over from Matthew Bright. Bd yesterday reported that one of our faves, Thora Birch, will be cast in the crazy bitch's stead as Nancy Pitman, a wealthy gal from Malibu who was caught smuggling LSD to Manson in jail in 1970. Also known as Brenda McCann and Brindle, she served three years for the James and Lauren Willett murder conspiracy and later joined the Aryan Brotherhood.

Nancy Pitman (left) & Thora Birch

Thora Birch has turned a few straight-to-dvd genre flicks the past several years, none of them quite doing her acting talents justice, like Winter of Frozen Dreams, Deadline,
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Lohan Out, Thora Birch Joins Manson Girls

'Manson Girls', not to be confused with the UK DVD release 'Manson Girl' (Aka: 'Manson, My Name Is Evil'), has reportedly gone through a couple of casting and directorial changes. Susanna Lo is taking over the writing and helming responsibilities from writer Matthew Bright on this project. And Lohan is being replaced by Thora Birch ('The Hole', 'Train', 'Deadline'). She'll be joining pre-cast performers Heather Matarazzo, Nikki Blonsky, Erin Kelly, Jennifer Landon and Michael Monks. 'Manson Girls follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the 'Family' members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree, but Pitman was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and was convicted of being an accessory (after the fact) to murder.' The shoot will begin next February...
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Thora Birch Becomes One of the Manson Girls

  • Dread Central
Charlie's legacy, as infamous as it is, will surely live on long after we're all gone. Word just came down about some recent changes to the latest flick based on his madness, and we're here to fill in the dots for you.

According to Bloody Disgusting Susanna Lo is replacing Matthew Bright as the writer/director of Manson Girls. Given Lindsey Lohan's recent troubles, Bd also reports that Thora Birch (pictured right; Train, Deadline) will be replacing Lohan as the lead. Heather Matarazzo (Hostel Part II), Nikki Blonsky, Jennifer Landon, Erin Kelly, and Michael Monks will also star.

Manson Girls follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree but was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and was convicted of being an accessory (after the fact) to murder.
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'Manson Girls' Finds New Ringleader, Cast

Bloody Disgusting just received word that Susanna Lo is replacing Matthew Bright as the writer/director of Manson Girls, which will now begin shooting in February. As previously reported, Lindsay Lohan is no longer attached. Instead, we've learned that Thora Birch (Train), Heather Matarazzo, Nikki Blonsky, Jennifer Landon, Erin Kelly, and Michael Monks will all star in the pic that follows a young girl from a wealthy Malibu family who fell under Manson's spell. She was not one the "Family" members involved in the clan's infamous murder spree, but Pitman was later imprisoned after she became involved with the Aryan Brotherhood and was convicted of being an accessory (after the fact) to murder.
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