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The Los Angeles-based family and faith-based content provider is in Cannes talking to international buyers on a trio of new series.
Vice-president of Pure Flix/Quality Flix international sales and distribution Ron Gell has introduced Hitting The Breaks, The Encounter and Revelation Road to the market. All three titles will become available on the company’s streaming platform.
“I am excited to bring three new series to Mip this year,” said Gell. “They capture the essence of the Pure Flix Svod platform – adult, family-friendly, inspiring and compelling entertainment with a dynamic, well-known, internationally recognised cast. We feel we have terrific new products to introduce at Mip this fall.”
Comedy Hitting The Breaks recently wrapped production and is described as being in the vein of Evening Shade. It tells the story of a former race car driver who relocates his family to the Rockies to run a struggling bed-and-breakfast inherited from his estranged father.
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Two members of television royalty will descend on Bones during the series’ 12th and final season.
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In the coming season’s third Episode, Asner will portray Mike Mancuso, a seemingly kindly man who turns out to be quite the slippery, deceptive and duplicitous wise guy. Holbrook, meanwhile, will play Red Fletcher, a Marine Corp veteran who possesses a strong and silent demeanor — think »
A look back at the highest kicks (and notes) over the history of the Tony Awards telecast celebrating Broadway “Grand Hotel” (1990) Michael Jeter, perhaps best known from the sitcom “Evening Shade,” was a rubber-limbed sensation playing a tipsy bookkeeper in the number “Let’s Take a Glass Together.” “Dreamgirls” (1992) Jennifer Holliday’s rendition of “And I’m Telling You…” has been widely imitated, and this is the performance that is most often imitated. A-ma-zing. “Rent” (1996) Jonathan Larson’s rock opera version of “La Boheme” gained extra poignance with his unexpected death after the first Off Broadway preview. The show became a phenomenon, »
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Article by Jim Batts, Dana Jung, Travis Keune, and Tom Stockman
On February 11th, 1936, Reynolds was born in Waycross, Georgia, before his family moved to Jupiter Florida, where his father served as Chief of Police. Young Burt excelled at sports and played football at Florida State University. He became an All Star Southern Conference halfback (and was earmarked by the Baltimore Colts) before injuries sidelined his football career. He dropped out of college and headed to New York with dreams of becoming an actor. There he worked in restaurants and clubs while pulling the odd TV job or theater role. Burt was spotted in a New York City stage production of Mister Roberts and signed to a TV contract and eventually had recurring roles in such shows as Gunsmoke (1955), Riverboat (1959) and his own series, Hawk »
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