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‘Hit Man’ Tracks Legendary Producer, Payola Scandal

18 October 2013 8:06 AM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

Hot off the press releases!

This one is a bit odd, because I’ve read spec screenplays about the payola scandal Joe Isgro was involved in and how the government kind of screwed itself. The script I read back in the day was more about a Forrest Gump romp through different eras, but it sounds like this new film is going to be either a memoir pic or a straight biopic.

Anywho, Isgro, if you haven’t heard of him was a producer/promoter that had some organized crime connections. It sounds like he’s pairing with a writer to do this biopic, but it’s unclear if any indie production house or major studio is circling or attached.

Here’s what we know:

Isgro, whose powerful independent promotion team controlled the radio airwaves for much of the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s, is integrally responsible for launching and promoting the »

- Da7e

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Take Your Meds' in this Zombific Trailer for After Effect

8 October 2013 4:00 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Tagline: "Friends Don't Let Friends Turn into Zombies!" David McElroy's After Effect bills itself as "28 Days Later Meets The Walking Dead." Those are some big shoes to fill. But, the official trailer for After Effect does show a few tense scenarios, in a future zombie apocalypse. After Effect stars Daniel Baldwin (Vampires), Kirk Anderson (Hoffa), Michael Chinn and Kristina Cole. This title will release through video-on-demand platforms today (Oct. 8th) and horror fans can preview the film here. The film's story follows six college students who sign up for an experiment and some easy cash. Unfortunately for them, their luck has run out and they soon find themselves turning into the undead, after taking some untested medication. The trailer for After Effect is below. The clip shows some of the characters succumbing to some very strange research. More release details on the film are available below. Release Date: October 8th, »

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Danny DeVito: 'No one is going to forget the 5ft guy'

27 February 2013 4:05 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

From Taxi to Twins, Danny DeVito is one of Hollywood's most recognisable figures. He talks about family, hairdressing and arguing over politics with Schwarzenegger

Holy moly, it's Danny DeVito! One of the most ubiquitous actors of the 1980s and 90s, and certainly the most physically distinctive, is standing in a blandly corporate hotel room in Whitehall, of all random places a stone's throw away from No 10 Downing Street.

"Hey, I'm Danny, nice to meetcha, thanks for coming," he says in a New Jersey accent that makes him sound a little like a comedy sidekick from The Sopranos.

Few actors have ever looked like they're having as much fun as DeVito. From playing Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner's whirling dervish of an evil nemesis in Romancing the Stone, to sniping at Arnold Schwarzenegger in Twins, to waddling through his lair as the demonic Penguin in Batman Returns, DeVito has been »

- Hadley Freeman

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Q&A: Danny DeVito

26 January 2013 12:00 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

'What's the closest I've come to death? I was once in the same airport as Dick Cheney'

Danny DeVito, 68, was born in New Jersey. He trained as a hairdresser before studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In 1975, he appeared in the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and, in 1978, starred in the hit TV series Taxi. As well as acting, he directs – Hoffa, The War Of The Roses – and his company, Jersey Films, produced Pulp Fiction, Matilda and Get Shorty. Last year he made his West End debut in The Sunshine Boys, and next month he will receive a special tribute at the Dublin International Film Festival. He has three children by his wife, the actor Rhea Perlman, from whom he recently separated.

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I have been very fortunate in my life. I have had a lot of happiness. I have a great »

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