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The project is set up with Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey as producers with John Fischer overseeing the project for Temple Hill. Mike Epps and Industry Entertainment are executive producing.
Craig A. Williams is writing the script, based on the Campbell’s “Book Of Luke: My Fight For Truth, Justice And Liberty City.” Campbell, who was born in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood, joined the rap group 2 Live Crew in the 1980s. The group saw its greatest success with their 1989 album “As Nasty As They Wanna Be,” which was ruled obscene by a federal judge before a federal appeals court overturned that ruling.
- Dave McNary
John Requa and Glenn Ficarra may tell the story of WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. The directors of Crazy, Stupid, Love. and Whisky Tango Foxtrot are currently in talks to direct Pandemonium, a biopic that now has McMahon’s blessing. It’s unclear which part of his life Craig A. Williams‘ (Underdog) script focuses on, but it’s probably safe to assume it’s about how he turned World […]
- Jack Giroux
Author: Zehra Phelan
Let’S Get Ready To Ruuuuuuuumble!!!!!!!!!! The man behind the WWE as we know it, CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon, is entering his name into the Hollywood screen of fame, we aren’t even sure that makes sense but his life story will be coming to the big screen with Pandemonium.
With what looks like McMahon’s blessing, the film will take its focus on his rise as a pro wrestling magnet of the World Wrestling Foundation, now known as WWE after his grandfather started and father continued the business on a small time scale on the local circuit. McMahon, since taking over the helm has turned the business into a worldwide phenomenon entering the ranks of showbiz fame. We can also thank McMahon for introducing the likes of Hulk Hogan, John Cena and even launching the career of everyone’s favourite, lovable actor Dwayne “The Rock »
- Zehra Phelan
Joe Harris, an advertising illustrator who drew two cartoon figures that would become icons of the Baby Boomer generation – Underdog and the Trix “silly rabbit” – died last month at his home in Stamford, Conn. He was 89. “Silly rabbit!,” Harris’ 1950s ad copy went, quickly becoming a common playground taunt and a lasting advertising catchphrase. “Trix are for kids!” Harris drew the long-eared, sneaky bunny with a taste for the colorful General Mills breakfast cereal. In… »
4 items from 2017
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