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Thunderhead Entertainment recently secured a foreign distribution deal with ITN Distribution for the Benjamin Cooper-directed thriller, Lighthouse Keeper (inspired by an unfinished story from Edgar Allan Poe), which is featured in an official trailer. Also in today’s Highlights: details on the new Suicide Squad Mez-itz figures from Mezco Toyz and Vigilante Diaries Blu-ray and DVD release details.
Lighthouse Keeper Distribution Details and Trailer: Press Release: “Burbank, CA May 4, 2016 — Thunderhead Entertainment LLC has just inked a deal with ITN Distribution to handle foreign sales of their latest movie, Edgar Allan Poe’s Lighthouse Keeper.
ITN Distribution will represent Lighthouse Keeper at the upcoming Marche Du Film.
The deal follows the world premiere at »
- Tamika Jones
Warning! If you have a phobia of clowns then you don’t want to see this. If you can handle the pesky rascals and their murderous tomfoolery, then you’ve come to the right place.
ClownTown is the first feature from director Tom Nagel, with Jeff Miller serving as writer and producer. It tells the story of a group of friends that get stranded in a town that just so happens to be inhabited by a gang of psychotic clowns. Expect them to get murdered in bloody ways.
According to the website, ClownTown was shot in May 2015 in Crestline, Cleveland, and Westlake, Oh. For the Crestline portion of the shoot, the production based out of Robert Kurtzman’s P13 Entertainment, the noted FX shop that Miller had partnered with for his previous film Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan. David “House” Greathouse, a veteran of Syfy’s Face/Off »
- Kieran Fisher
Dan Haggerty, who brought to life the titular frontiersman in the 1974 film and subsequent TV series "Grizzly Adams," died after battling cancer at the age of 74.
In "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams," Haggerty's woodsman flees into the wilderness to escape a wrongful murder charge. He befriends and cares for a bear cub, who remains Grizzly's best friend, even after maturing into full size.
Before starring in the show, Haggerty worked as an animal handler and stuntman in Hollywood. He guest starred in shows including "CHiPs," "Charlie's Angels," and "The Love Boat." His last movie credit was a cameo in the 2013 movie "Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan."
Haggerty suffered from cancer of the spine, which was discovered by doctors during surgery for back pain. He is survived by five children.
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- Kelly Woo
The actor’s manager, Terry Bomar, confirmed the news to Variety.
His daughter, Megan, was using a crowdfunding site to raise money for his fight against “this bear known as cancer,” and had accumulated about $10,500 of the $100,000 goal.
Haggerty played outdoorsman James Capen “Grizzly” Adams, who befriends a bear he raises as a cub, in the 1974 surprise box office hit “The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams” and the TV series of the same name, which aired on NBC from 1977 to 1978. He later played Adams in another film (1981) and in a 1982 telefilm
He also had small roles on other TV shows, including “Charlie’s Angels” in 1981 and “The Love Boat” in 1983.
Haggerty was arrested in 1985 after selling cocaine to two undercover police officers. His career »
- Maane Khatchatourian
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