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Milo Gibson, Laurence Fishburne To Star In ‘Brother’s Keeper’ For Winter State

Milo Gibson, Laurence Fishburne To Star In ‘Brother’s Keeper’ For Winter State
Exclusive: Milo Gibson — the son of Mel Gibson — and Laurence Fishburne have signed on to star in the sports drama Brother’s Keeper for Winter State Entertainment, an upstart production company out of Minnesota started by husbannd/wife indie film producing team of Hamid and Camille Torabpour.

Brother’s Keeper is described as an inspirational sports drama that follows the true story of West Texas’ 2009 Abilene High School football team — underdogs who rallied against odds to win their state championship and is said to be in the vein of Friday Night Lights. Production is underway, and the film is expected to wrap in November with its football scenes staged at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene, TX.

Directed by Todd Randall and adapted from the book by Al Pickett and Chad Mitchell, Brother’s Keeper is being produced by the Torabpours and Dr. Mark Smith.

Several major distributors are in talks with Winter State,
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Twilight Is Returning to Theaters to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Twilight Is Returning to Theaters to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
When Bella Swan and Edward Cullen first sat next to each other in biology class, an entire generation of moviegoers simultaneously swooned and the young-adult vampire-romance based on the best-selling Twilight novel by Stephenie Meyer, became a worldwide cinematic phenomenon. To celebrate the film's 10th anniversary, Fathom Events and Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment, are inviting fans to return to Forks, Washington, when Twilight comes back to movie theaters nationwide this October.

This unforgettable experience will also treat fans to an introduction by director Catherine Hardwicke and an exclusive sneak peek of the brand-new special feature "Twilight Tour...10 Years Later," from the upcoming Twilight 4K Ultra HD home entertainment release, available October 23, 2018.

Twilight is the first title of the "Fathom Spotlight" series. This lineup will showcase contemporary blockbusters, modern classics and fan-favorite films back on the big screen including newly enhanced digital versions.

Twilight will play in more than 450 movie theaters nationwide Sunday,
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Milo Gibson Inks With Alchemy For Management, Boards Rod Lurie’s ‘The Outpost’

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Milo Gibson Inks With Alchemy For Management, Boards Rod Lurie’s ‘The Outpost’
Exclusive: Milo Gibson has signed with Alchemy Entertainment for management and is also joining Millennium Media’s Rod Lurie-directed film The Outpost based on CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper’s novel.

Adapted by Oscar-nominated The Fighter writing duo Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, The Outpost tells the true story of the 53 U.S. soldiers who battled a force of some 400 enemy insurgents in northeastern Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Originally built to engage the locals in community development projects, Combat Outpost Keating — located at the bottom of three steep mountains just 14 miles from the Pakistani border — faced a constant threat of being attacked by the Taliban, putting the U.S. soldiers stationed there at significant risk. When the brass finally chose to close the base, the Taliban enemy found out and decided to make a statement.

Gibson will play Captain Robert Yllescas, who was killed during
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‘The Wife’, ‘Juliet, Naked’ Bring Glenn Close, Rose Byrne & Ethan Hawke This Weekend – Specialty B.O. Preview

Sony Pictures Classics expects summer blockbuster fatigue to help its weekend newcomer The Wife starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce, opening New York and Los Angeles Friday. The film is one of a fairly busy slate of limited release newcomers, perhaps hinting at another busy fall as awards season looms. Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate is bowing Juliet, Naked Friday in NYC and L.A., starring Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke and Chris O’Dowd. Sundance favorite We The Animals by Jeremiah Zagar opens Friday in New York en route to a 100-plus location count by end of September, via The Orchard. Music Box Films is launching French-language Memoir Of War based on the book by Marguerite Duras. And actor Peter Facinelli is making his directorial debut with comedy Breaking & Exiting starring Milo Gibson and Jordan Hinson, making its way to select locations in a day and date roll out via Freestyle Digital Media.
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Peter Facinelli on Directorial Debut, Why Directing Is More "Nerve-Racking" Than Acting

Peter Facinelli on Directorial Debut, Why Directing Is More
For Peter Facinelli, the responsibility for his directorial film debut, Breaking & Exiting, falls squarely on him in a way that differs from his acting projects, he says.

"When you're an actor and you go to a screening, you sit there and you think, 'Wow, I hope people like my performance,' and that's what you own. And with this movie, I take responsibility for all the performances, the clothes that they're wearing. I take responsibility for the music that you're hearing, and the pacing of the movie — everything falls on me," he ...
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‘90210’ Star Jennie Garth Lists Home Above Studio City (Exclusive)

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‘90210’ Star Jennie Garth Lists Home Above Studio City (Exclusive)
Fast on the heels of reports that Jennie Garth, one of the stars of the cult favorite 1990s series “Beverly Hills, 90210,” and third husband, Dave Abrams, are headed for divorce court, she’s unsurprisingly listed her custom-renovated residence in L.A.’s less-renowned but still keenly sought-after 91604 zip code with an asking price pushing up on $4.5 million. The Studio City spread was purchased a bit more than five years ago for exactly $2 million; the trials and tribulations of a subsequent million-dollar renovation were shown on the 2014 Hgtv series “The Jennie Garth Project.” Secured by remote-controlled gates and shielded from view by a high fence and even taller trees on almost an acre of hill-topping land, the stylishly charcoal-colored contemporary sprawls over about 4,100 square feet with five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms under a striking jumble of severely angled rooflines.

Cantilevered steps span a pebble-lined koi pond and a massive glass door
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Awesomeness’ Next Film, With King Bach And Jerry O’Connell, Is Tentatively Titled ‘The F-ck It List’

So much for tween-friendly fare. Awesomeness Films, which made its name as a Gen Z whisperer, announced today that its latest feature will be titled The F-ck It List.

At least, that’s the working title of the forthcoming project, which is about an exemplary high school senior named Brett Blackmore whose college acceptances from seven Ivy League schools are yanked his senior prank goes horribly wrong. With nothing left to lose, Brett launches his so-called ‘F-ck It List’ -- a compilation of all things he wished he’d done in high school but was too scared to try. And when the endeavor goes viral, he becomes a beacon of hope for his peers for living life on his own terms.

The film will star both emerging and established actors, as well as performers who hail from the digital realm -- including Andrew 'King Bach' Bachelor, who will play a
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Peter Facinelli Lists Gated Cape Cod-ish House in Toluca Lake (Exclusive)

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Peter Facinelli Lists Gated Cape Cod-ish House in Toluca Lake (Exclusive)
Known for his roles as vampiric doctor Carlisle Cullen in the “Twilight” film series and the audaciously vain yet endlessly insecure Dr. Fitch Cooper on the tightly wound mid-aughts HBO series “Nurse Jackie,” versatile actor Peter Facinelli set his home in the Toluca Lake area of Los Angeles, Calif., out for sale at $2.695 million. Facinelli, who’s recently done short stints on “Supergirl” and “S.W.A.T.” and will soon appear on the silver screen in the upcoming, Nicolas Cage-starring drug trade thriller “Running With the Devil,” purchased the then brand-new two-story house in August of 2013 — shortly after his divorce from “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Jennie Garth — for $2.015 million, a small but notable bit above it’s $1.995 million asking price. Privately positioned behind a thick hedge and an electronic driveway gate on an unassumingly upscale street, the vaguely Cape Cod-style residence has five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms in 3,854-square-feet.

A petite sitting
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Awesomeness Films Sets Cast For High School Comedy From Dan McDermott & Michael Duggan

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Eli Brown (Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists), Peter Facinelli, Madison Iseman, and Jerry O’Connell (Billions) are set for Awesomeness Films’ comedy, currently titled The F*ck It List, which just started production. Michael Duggan is at the helm, directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Dan McDermott.

It follows Brett Blackmore (Brown), an exemplary high school senior who is on a path for a future he’s not even sure he wants. When his senior prank goes horribly wrong, seven Ivy-League colleges pull their acceptances, and his future crumbles. In frustration, and with nothing left to lose, he launches the F*ck-It List – all the things he wishes he’d done in high school but was too busy or afraid to try. The list goes viral, making him famous overnight and a beacon of hope for his peers. This
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New Trailer for Dark Comedy 'Breaking & Exiting' with Jordan Hinson

"I think you're making a mistake, I think you could be happy..." Freestyle Digital Media has debuted an official trailer for a dark romantic comedy titled Breaking & Exiting, the feature directorial debut of actor Peter Facinelli (who does not have a role in the film). The pitch for this is rather odd - it's about a thief who breaks in to a woman's home and discovers her about to kill herself. So, as the logline says, he "decides to save her from herself, sending both of them into a darkly comedic journey of self-discovery and love." But of course. The cast is lead by Milo Gibson and Jordan Hinson, who also wrote the screenplay; along with Adam Huber, Joaquim de Almeida, Justine Wachsberger, James Kyson, Lily Anne Harrison, and Cecile Cubilo. This doesn't look so bad, but doesn't look so good either. If you're curious, take a look. Here's
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Peter Facinelli’s Directorial Debut ‘Breaking & Exiting’ Acquired By Freestyle

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Peter Facinelli’s Directorial Debut ‘Breaking & Exiting’ Acquired By Freestyle
Exclusive: Freestyle Digital Media has acquired domestic rights to Breaking & Exiting, the directorial debut of Peter Facinelli. Milo Gibson stars alongside Jordan Hinson and Adam Huber in the dark comedy romance that centers on the world of suicide prevention. An August 17 theatrical release in 10 cities including Los Angeles and New York is planned.

Gibson, the son of Mel Gibson, plays Harry, a charming house thief who gets more than he bargains for during an attempted burglary when he stumbles upon Daisy (Hinson) and decides to save her from herself, sending both of them into a darkly comedic journey of self-discovery and love.

Hinson wrote the screenplay and produced with Kali PicturesMartine Melloul and Cecile Cubilo. Andrew van den Houten and Melloul are executive producers.

Facinelli’s acting credits include the Twilight series and Nurse Jackie.

The deal was negotiated by Freestyle director of acquisitions Rachel Koehler and van den
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Flo Rida Performs At Star-Studded 25th Anniversary Race To Erase Ms Gala

On Friday, April 20, Multiple Sclerosis (Ms) advocate and Center Without Walls founder, Nancy Davis, welcomed guests to the Beverly Hilton for its historic 25th Anniversary Race to Erase Ms Gala.

Flo Rida Performs At 25th Anniversary Race to Erase Ms Gala

The event raised over $1.6 million to benefit the Race to Erase Ms and its Center Without Walls program, a collaboration of top Ms research centers working together as a team on ground-breaking research with the goal of treating and, ultimately, finding a cure for Ms.

Guests at this year’s event included Race to Erase Ms Founder Nancy Davis, host Scott Rogowsky, Performers Flo Rida, Elle King, and Siedah Garrett, Musical Director Greg Phillinganes, and additional special guests including Ajiona Alexus, Byron Allen, A.R.T., Lance Bass, Talitha Bateman, Allison Baver, Stacey Bendet, Phillip Bloch, Katrina Bowden, Miles Brown, Logan Browning, Cheryl Burke & Matthew Lawrence, Terry Butler, Francesca Capaldi,
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Jennie Garth and Dave Abrams Are Officially on Good Terms After Split (Exclusive)

In an interview with In Touch, Dave Abrams reveals he and Jennie Garth are on good terms after he filed for divorce on April 6. Dave, 36, requested that Jennie, 46, be denied spousal support, but he tells In Touch that "everything is chill" between he and the former 90210 star. "We're going to remain friends," he says. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) "He's younger and wants kids," an insider tells In Touch, adding that Jennie, who shares daughters Luca, 20, Lola, 15, and Fiona, 11, with ex-husband Peter Facinelli, is "done with babies." The insider explains to In Touch that he moved out in August. More from In Touch See What the Cast of ‘90210’ Looks Like Today! Why Did Matt and Amy Roloff Divorce? Details on Their Heartbreaking Split After 27 Years of Marriage Kendra Wilkinson Confirms Hank Baskett Split in Emotional Instagram Post
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Whirlwind Romances and Crushing Heartbreak: Inside Jennie Garth's Struggle to Find Love

Whirlwind Romances and Crushing Heartbreak: Inside Jennie Garth's Struggle to Find Love
Asked to name her biggest relationship hurdle, Jennie Garth's friends wouldn't hesitate. The problem, as they see it, is that the actress' heart is so open, so eager for love that try as she might to take things slow, she can't help but embrace romance with open arms.  "My tendency is to jump ahead in the relationship," Garth explained to Health in 2013, 10 months after announcing the end of her 11-year marriage to Peter Facinelli. "So my friend texted me: 'Keep the wedding dress off!'" The missive wasn't meant as a diss, she explained, just solid advice as she navigated the world of dating for the first time in nearly two decades. "You know, don't move...
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Jennie Garth's Third Husband Dave Abrams Just Reportedly Filed for Divorce

The third time wasn't a charm for Jennie Garth. The 90210 actress' third husband Dave Abrams reportedly filed for divorce on April 6, according to TMZ. The shocking news comes after reports claimed that she and Dave were taking a break in late 2017, but it looks like the time apart didn't help. Dave reportedly cited "irreconcilable differences" in the court docs, which were filed just three days after her 46th birthday on April 3. It looks like Jennie is leaning on her three daughters from her previous marriages to Daniel Clark and Peter Facinelli in this difficult time. While enjoying some time in Aspen with her kids, she wrote, "they’re my everything, always there for me thru thick and thin, they teach me new levels of love and understanding everyday. loyal and full of faith in me. unwavering and incredibly strong. i am forever grateful for them
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Jennie Garth's Husband Files for Divorce

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Jennie Garth's Husband Files for Divorce
4:15 pm PT -- Abrams lists the date of separation as August 29, 2017. He's also asking the court to terminate Garth's right to spousal support. Jennie Garth's third marriage is ending ... her husband has just filed for divorce ... TMZ has learned. Dave Abrams filed for divorce Friday citing irreconcilable differences. The "90210" star and Abrams, also an actor, got hitched in July 2015. They have no kids together. She has 3 daughters from a previous marriage. Jennie
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Nicolas Cage leads cast of drug trafficking thriller Running With the Devil

Following on from yesterday’s news that he is set to voice Superman in the animated DC feature Teen Titans Go! to the Movies, THR is reporting that Nicolas Cage is leading the cast of the cross-border drug trafficking thriller Running With the Devil.

The film is being written and directed by former Navy Seal Jason Cabell, and sees Cage leading a cast that includes Laurence Fishburne (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Leslie Bibb (The Babysitter), Barry Pepper (Maze Runner: The Death Cure), Adam Goldberg (Fargo), Clifton Collins Jr. (Westworld), Cole Hauser (Olympus Has Fallen) and Peter Facinelli (Twilight).

Running With the Devil chronicles a cocaine shipment as it travels from Mexico through the U.S. to Canada. According to the site, “When the shipment is compromised to the dismay of a cartel leader known as The Boss (Pepper), he orders his most trusted Cook (Cage) and another master drug trafficker,
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Twilight's Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene and Peter Facinelli Reunite for Celebrity Bowling Tournament

Twilight's  Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene and Peter Facinelli Reunite for Celebrity Bowling Tournament
Who knew Emmett Cullen liked to bowl? Kellan Lutz reunited with this Twilight co-stars Ashley Greene and Peter Facinelli this weekend to participate in the Mammoth International Film Festival's Inaugural Charity Celebrity Bowling Tournament. The three wore matching black and red uniforms to showcase their team spirit. Greene, who played Alice Cullen in the movies, seemed excited to reunite with her co-stars. While posing for pictures on the red carpet, Greene gave Facinelli, who played Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the films, a big squeeze. All three had a blast bowling, too. At one point, Lutz even raised a bowling pin in the air. However, these weren't the only celebrities in attendance. The...
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First-Ever Mammoth Film Festival Includes Tribute to John Wayne-Starring ‘North to Alaska’

First-Ever Mammoth Film Festival Includes Tribute to John Wayne-Starring ‘North to Alaska’
Our bi-weekly Film Festival Roundup column explores notable stories and news updates from the circuit.

– Exclusive: The upcoming inaugural Mammoth Film Festival have announced Round 2 of their Official Selections lineup for the fist-ever festival, taking place February 8 – 11, including a free screening of John Wayne’s “North to Alaska,” which will feature a special introduction from members of the seminal Hollywood star’s own family. MammothFF has also announced the 2018 judges, which include: producer Suzanne Weinert (“Hellion”), actor Peter Facinelli (“Twilight”), actor and producer Chris Zylka (“The Leftovers”), producer Steven Garcia (“Shark Tank”), writer/director/producer Eric Amadio (“Snowfall”), Youtube star Darious Britt, and film critic Oliver Harper.

The festival’s Charity Celebrity Bowling Tournament benefiting the Mammoth Media Institute will feature: Nina Dobrev, Eiza Gonzalez, Josh Hutcherson, Ashley Greene, Tom Welling, Josh Henderson, Sterling Brim, Luke “Dingo” Trembath, Lil Jon, Arielle Vandenberg, Matt Cutshall, Scott Haze, and Ryan Rottman, among
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S.W.A.T.: Michael Plank's Arrival Will Complicate Things for Hondo and Jessica

There's a new man entering Jessica's (Stephanie Sigman) life on S.W.A.T. and Hondo (Shemar Moore) isn't really a fan.

Michael Plank, played by recurring guest star Peter Facinelli and first appearing in Thursday's episode, "Miracle," is the civilian police commissioner who takes a special interest in

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