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Killer Kate! Cast Announcement

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Feld Films Reveals Cast For “Killer Kate!” – Principal Production to Begin Next Week – Feld Films proudly announces that principal photography for the horror comedy Killer Kate! will begin Nov. 6, 2017. Set to shoot in Los Angeles, Killer Kate! was written by Daniel Moya (Rental) along with Elliot Feld (General Education), who will also direct the film. …

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Horror Highlights: Sideshow’s Court Of The Dead, Space Goat’s Kickstarter, Liilith, By Night: Origins, The Redeeming, Ao-terror-oa, The Gatehouse, Whispers, Killer Kate!

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Sideshow Collectibles has added another imposing (and beautifully crafted) character to the ranks of their Court of the Dead with the new Mortighull Premium Format Figure that's featured in today's Horror Highlights, which also includes an update on Space Goat Productions' Evil Dead 2 Kickstarter campaign, a teaser trailer for Lilith (starring Jessica Cameron), a new clip from the anthology series By Night: Origins, details on the world premiere of The Redeeming, the first short film from the new anthology series Ao-Terror-Oa, The Gatehouse release info, the cast for Killer Kate!, and UK and Ireland release details for Whispers.

Sideshow Reveals New Reaper Premium Format Figure: From Sideshow: "Sideshow is proud to present Mortighull: The Risen Reaper General Premium Format™Figure, a terrifying new addition to our original Court of the Dead collection…

The Reaper General Mortighull is far from a mirror image of his mentor, the resolute Demithyle. Mortighull
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Tragedy Girls Trailer Has Teens on a Social Media Killing Spree

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Tragedy Girls Trailer Has Teens on a Social Media Killing Spree
Gunpowder & Sky has released the first trailer, poster and photos for Tragedy Girls, a satirical comedy which brings two actresses from different parts of the X-Men franchise together. Brianna Hildebrand, who had a breakthrough performance as Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Deadpool, and Alexandra Shipp, who played Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse, star as two teenagers who go to extreme lengths to get a bigger following on social media. The movie has been described as a modern-day Clueless, "if Cher and Tai murdered people."

Best friends Sadie and McKayla are on a mission to boost their social media fandom as amateur crime reporters hot on the trail of a deranged local serial killer. After they manage to capture the killer and secretly hold him hostage, they realize the best way to get scoops on future victims would be to, you know, murder people themselves. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town,
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Martine Reicherts named Creative Europe head

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Martine Reicherts named Creative Europe head
Xavier Prats Monné to take a new EC role.

Luxembourg-born Martine Reicherts has been appointed as the new head of the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General Education and Culture (Dg Eac) as part of an executive reshuffle.

A lawyer by training, she is the successor to the Spaniard Xavier Prats Monné, who had held the post since last August and will now be taking up a new position as head of the EC’s health and food safety directorate Dg Sante from September.

Reicherts, who had served as the Director-General for the Commission’s Luxembourg-based Publications Office (aka Dg Op) since August 2007, will be responsible at Dg Eac for the EC policies in the fields of culture, youth and sports as well as for the Creative Europe programme.

The changes in the Commission’s reshuffle also sees Robert Madelin, who had been responsible as Director-General for Communications, Networks, Content and Technology at Dg Cnect, becoming a Senior
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Aviva Silver returns to EC

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Aviva Silver returns to EC
Aviva Silver, who was head of unit at the Media Programme until June 2013, is set to resume playing a key role in forging future European audiovisual and cultural policy.

With the changeover at the head of the European Commission’s Directorate-General Education and Culture (Dg Eac) at the beginning of this month, UK-born Silver has been appointed as an advisor to Xavier Prats Monné, the new Director-General at Dg Eac.

Spanish-born Prats Monné, who had been the Dg Eac Deputy Director-General with responsibility for the EU policies in the fields of education and training since 2011, succeeds Poland’s Jan Truszczynski in the post of Director-General.

He is now also responsible for the EU policies in the fields of culture, youth and sports as well as for the Creative Europe programme.

Prats Monné’s other two advisors are Filip Van Depoele and Sergej Koperdak who have backgrounds in education and youth policy, respectively.

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Cannes'14: 'Oliver, Stoned' with Double Dutch

As part of their current lineup of films, Jason Moring, President of Double Dutch, recently announced it has acquired international sales rights for the comedy Oliver, Stoned. Double Dutch will begin selling the title in the 2014 Cannes Marché du Film.

The film is directed and co-written by Tom Morris. Jaz Kalkat co-wrote the script. The film stars Seth Cassell (General Education), Brea Grant (Halloween II, The Baytown Outlaws), and Ryan Malgarini (Freaky Friday, Gary Unmarried).

This new comedy follows Oliver, the world's biggest stoner. When Oliver loses a high profile car, he is forced to steal an ice cream truck in pursuit. Desperate and with few options at hand, Oliver enlists his wacky friends to help track down the thief before it's too late.

The feature was produced by Morris, Kalkat, and Elliot Feld of Pelican House Productions. This is the second Pelican House production Double Dutch has acquired, the first being General Education.

"In the tradition of great stoner comedies, Oliver, Stoned is a riotous, high-energy film," says Jason Moring, President of Double Dutch, "Filmgoers are going to laugh until they cry when they see just what Oliver's merry band of misfits are willing to do to help out a friend."

About Double Dutch:

Double Dutch International (Ddi) is a globally recognized sales company, representing high level, cast driven features with strong commercial viability worldwide, across all media platforms. Ddi's brings a fresh look to sales, uniquely blending experience with the flexibility to adapt in today's market reality. We find enthusiastic and creative distribution partners for our producers ensuring maximum exposure and return for each film.
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Double Dutch fires up Oliver, Stoned

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Exclusive: Double Dutch International will commence sales in Cannes on the comedy Oliver, Stoned.

Tom Morris directed from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jaz Kalkat about the world’s biggest stoner who is forced to steal an ice cream van and enlist his friends in pursuit of a swanky car he has lost.

Seth Cassell, Brea Grant and Ryan Malgarini star. Morris, Kalkat and Elliot Feld of Pelican House Productions produce.

Oliver, Stoned marks the second collaboration between Double Dutch International and Pelican House after General Education.

“In the tradition of great stoner comedies, Oliver, Stoned is a riotous, high-energy film,” said Double Dutch president Jason Moring.

“Filmgoers are going to laugh until they cry when they see just what Oliver’s merry band of misfits are willing to do to help out a friend.”
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Double Dutch reports strong Afm

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Double Dutch reports strong Afm
Exclusive: Double Dutch International has concluded further business at the market with a slew of deals on Detour, Saving Santa and Dorfman In Love, among others.

Teleprog has acquired all Middle East TV and VOD rights to Detour, General Education, Union Square, Saving Santa and Dorfman In Love

Mig Film Group acquired German and German-speaking Europe to Seance: The Summoning, House Of Last Things and Armistice, while Koch Media took all Benelux rights to Conception.

Sinema TV took Turkey/Cyprus TV and VOD rights to Saving Santa, Detour and Empire Of Dirt, while Dexterity Entertainment picked up Mexico, Central America, South America and Caribbean pay-tv to Dorfman In Love, Union Square, Séance: The Summoning and General Education.

HBO Europe acquired VOD, Svod, pay-tv for Winter Of Discontent in Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Poland.

Pyramid Entertainment acquired Indian and non-exclusive North African rights to Cold Blooded. Monterey Media picked
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Maiara Walsh To Play Witchita On “Zombieland” TV Show

Maiara Walsh To Play Witchita On “Zombieland” TV Show
The casting bonanza for Amazon’s Zombieland TV show continues, with Maiara “I’d Like to Buy a Vowel” Walsh being cast as Wichita filling the able shoes of Emma Stone in the original Ruben Fleischer film. Walsh has been a steady TV presence in Desperate Housewives, Switched At Birth, and in the film General Education. She’s also in the upcoming Hunger Games parody, The Starving Games.

Her character is described as “a natural con-woman and tough girl who with her younger sister Little Rock teams up with Columbus to survive the zombie apocalypse and search for survivors.“

She joins Izabela Vidovic and Tyler Ross in the cast, who will fill the roles of Little Rock and Columbus, respectively. Tucker And Dale Vs. Evil’s Eli Craig will direct and the original writers, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, are writing and executive producing the show.
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Anchor Bay Gets A "General Education"

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From Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada and Pelican House Productions, Sneak Peek director Tom Morris' debut comedy feature "General Education", now available on DVD and Blu-ray, starring Janeane Garofalo, Larry Miller, Chris Sheffield, Elaine Hendrix and Maiara Walsh :

"...the future for 'Levi Collins' is looking great. He's set to attend the local university on a tennis scholarship, but there’s just one small problem – he didn't graduate.

"Now he’s got to take summer school before his parents find out he failed senior science, while a budding romance with a classmate may show him there’s more to education than grades..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "General Education"...
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DVD Playhouse--October 2012

By Allen Gardner

Prometheus (20th Century Fox) Ridley Scott’s quasi-prequel to his 1979 classic “Alien” has an intergalactic exploratory team (Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba) arriving on a uncharted planet, where they discover what appears to be a dormant alien spacecraft and what might be the first discovery of intelligent life outside of Earth. Of course, everything goes straight to hell before you can scream “Don’t touch that egg!” Sumptuous visuals and strong performances from the cast (not to mention a nearly-perfect first half) can’t compensate for gaping plot and logic holes that nearly sink the proceedings in the film’s protracted second half. It feels as though some very crucial footage wound up on the cutting room floor. Perhaps, as with “Alien” and “Aliens” we’ll see a “Director’s Cut” of “Prometheus” arriving on DVD within the next year. In the meantime,
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Contest: Win General Eduction on Blu-ray

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Contest: Win General Eduction on Blu-ray
Well Go USA is releasing General Education on Blu-ray and DVD today! It's a comedy that puts a new spin on summer school. Chris Sheffield stars as Levi, a young man with a full scholarship to play tennis at college. There is one minor problem though, he didn't graduate high school. He enrolls in summer school to get his diploma before his parents find out the truth. We have a contest lined up where our readers can take home this indie comedy on Blu-ray. Enroll today, and ensure your scholarship to General Education!

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Levi Collins (Chris Sheffield) is set to go
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Four General Education Character Trailers

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Four General Education Character Trailers
Well Go USA has released four character trailers for General Education, currently playing in limited release, VOD formats and expanding to Columbus, Dallas, Tuscon, and Seattle theaters this weekend. These new videos shed some light on four characters in this high school comedy: Shady Nick (Seth Cassell), Opie Parker (Peter S. Williams), Brian Collins (Bobby Campo), and Bebe Simmons (Mercedes Mas&#246hn). Check out these trailers, and clickHere for more information on where you can see this movie.

General Education - Shady Nick Trailer

General Education - Opie Parker Trailer

General Education - Brian Collins Trailer

General Education - Bebe Simmons Trailer

General Education was released August 24th, 2012 and stars Chris Sheffield, Maiara Walsh, Sam Ayers, Skylan Brooks, Bobby Campo, Seth Cassell, Federico Dordei, Janeane Garofalo. The film is directed by Tom Morris.
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First Clip From New Comedy General Education Released

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First Clip From New Comedy General Education Released
The first official clip from the new comedy ‘General Education,’ titled ‘Grandpa Lee Roy,’ has been released. The clip follows Levi Collins, played by Chris Sheffield, as he discusses with his father, Rich, portrayed by Larry Miller, how all of the men in their family have attended the same local college to play tennis. Levi is feeling the pressure from Rich and his mother, Gale, played by Janeanne Garofalo, to succeed in school and do academically and professionally better than his brother, Brian, portrayed by Bobby Campo. Rich also emphasizes how Levi’s great-grandfather Lee Roy was the first to play tennis in college. ‘General Education’ marks the feature film directorial [ Read More ]
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Indie Close-Up: '2016,' 'Sleepwalk With Me,' 'Hermano' Highlight Indie Films in Theaters This Weekend

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This week sees new films starring Marion Cotillard, James Cromwell, Lauren Ambrose and Jean Dujardin get limited releases. Also, the red-hot documentary 2016: Obama's America expands to 1,900 more screens. Let's see what else is hitting screens this weekend... General Education Synopsis: Levi Collins (Chris Sheffield) is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing – he didn’t graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he’s failed senior science. At school, Levi falls in love with his classmate, Katie (Maiara Walsh), and learns that he has to make a choice between playing tennis and receiving a proper education. Starring: Chris Sheffield, Janeane...

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New to Theatres This Weekend: Premium Rush, The Apparition, Hit and Run

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As the end of the summer draws near, we find ourselves heading into the tail end of August, a traditional dumping ground for terrible movies. Although Premium Rush wasn't initially supposed to be released now, it was originally slated for January... the other traditional dumping ground for terrible movies. If the Joseph Gordon-Levitt bike messenger thriller doesn't do it for you, there is also a generic PG-13 horror flick The Apparition and the Dax Shepard action-comedy Hit and Run. There are a couple of bright spots in select theatres with Ron Fricke's epic 70 mm tone poem Samsara and Mike Birbiglia's indie comedy Sleepwalk with Me, but other than that, it's looking pretty bleak out there. Will you be watching anything this weekend? Premium Rush The Apparition Hit and Run 2016 Obama's America Sleepwalk with Me (limited) Samsara (limited) Hermano (limited) Little White Lies (limited) The Revenant (limited) General Education
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General Education | Review

My biggest concern when Napoleon Dynamite was first released was that it would become a huge hit and hundreds of wannabe copycats would appear in its wake. Well, it has now been eight years since Napoleon Dynamite broke into the mainstream consciousness and copycats are still trickling out, such as Tom Morris' General Education. General Education opens as a flamboyant (he wears an ascot!), lisping tennis scout (Federico Dordei) flirtatiously offers Levi Collins (Chris Sheffield) a full scholarship to Forest Wood. Shortly thereafter, Levi finds out that he has failed Ms. Bradford's (Elaine Hendrix) science class which prompts him to refer to her as a dyke. Next we meet Levi's self-proclaimed sidekick, Charles (Skylan Brooks), a 13-year old black kid with no shoes who does Levi's bidding. So within the first five or so minutes of the film, it becomes apparent that no minorities or anyone in the Lgbt
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General Education 'You Can Be the Best' Clip

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General Education 'You Can Be the Best' Clip
Well Go USA has released a clip from General Education, director Tom Morris' upcoming high school comedy. Chris Sheffield stars as Levi Collins, a tennis star who has a full college scholarship waiting for him, except he did not graduate from high school. He secretively enrolls in summer school to get his diploma before his parents find out the awful truth. Take a look at this scene where Levi's parents (Janeane Garofalo and Larry Miller) break down the family's long tradition of excellent college tennis players.

General Education - You Can Be the Best

Levi Collins (Chris Sheffield) is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior science. At school, Levi falls in love with his classmate,
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General Eduction 'You Can Be the Best' Clip

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General Eduction 'You Can Be the Best' Clip
Well Go USA has released a clip from General Education, director Tom Morris' upcoming high school comedy. Chris Sheffield stars as Levi Collins, a tennis star who has a full college scholarship waiting for him, except he did not graduate from high school. He secretively enrolls in summer school to get his diploma before his parents find out the awful truth. Take a look at this scene where Levi's parents (Janeane Garofalo and Larry Miller) break down the family's long tradition of excellent college tennis players.

General Education - You Can Be the Best

Levi Collins (Chris Sheffield) is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior science. At school, Levi falls in love with his classmate,
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General Education Movie Review

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General Education Movie Review
Title: General Education Director: Tom Morris (‘Ships Wrecked Cove’) Starring: Chris Sheffield (‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’), Maiara Walsh (TV’s ‘Mean Girls 2,’ ‘Switched at Birth’), Larry Miller, Janeane Garofalo and Skylan Brooks (‘Our Family Wedding’) It often takes an unexpected, radical event in a person’s life to truly change the path they embark on and alter the decisions they make. That’s certainly true with Levi Collins, a high school tennis superstar whose life is mapped out for him by his parents until a failing grade hinders his chance at graduating from high school. While Levi’s initial reaction is to lie to his parents about it and continue down the [ Read More ]
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