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'Coronation Street' to get new sponsor

'Coronation Street' to get new sponsor
Coronation Street will have a new sponsor next year as furniture retailer Harveys has decided to end its deal with the ITV1 soap. Harveys has sponsored Coronation Street since 2007, but its branding will cease to accompany the show from January 2013, when the current contract comes to an end. Harveys managing director Stephen Campbell told Media Week: "Over the last five years, Coronation Street has been a fantastic alignment for us, but we feel the time has come to look for something new." He added: "Having contemplated long and hard about continuing with Coronation Street, we felt it would be a good time to do something different and we are currently considering a number of options." (more)
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Dominic Sena's Films are Cursed

Dominic Sena's film output is facing a bumpy road. Whiteout , starring Kate Beckinsale, faced a tremendous delay before it finally reached theaters last September. Now, Season of the Witch is experiencing some delays. The supernatural thriller with Nicolas Cage was anticipated to open earlier this year. It was then pushed to an undetermined date. Production Weekly is reporting today that the film is undergoing some re-shoots, or additional shooting, at the beginning of September. Joining Cage in the film are Ron Perlman, Stephen Campbell, Robert Sheehan and Claire Foy. You can watch two trailers here .
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Second Trailer for Season Of The Witch

Fandango has just debuted a brand new trailer for the supernatural thriller Season Of The Witch starring Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Stephen Campbell, Robert Sheehan, Claire Foy, Ulrich Thomsen, Stephen Graham and Christopher Lee, directed by Dominic Sena. Check it out here or watch it below! In Season Of The Witch , Nicolas Cage stars as a 14th century Crusader who returns with his comrade (Ron Perlman) to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. A beleaguered church, deeming sorcery the culprit of the plague, commands the two knights to transport an accused witch (Claire Foy) to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence. A priest (Stephen Campbell Moore), a grieving knight (Ulrich Thomsen), an itinerant swindler (Stephen Graham)...
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Season of the Witch Details and Release Date

A mythical tale of witchcraft and sorcery Season of the Witch will see theatres in the New Year (March 19). Nicholas Cage will star as a crusader alongside Ron Perlman, while Stephen Campbell performs as a priest and Ulrich Thomsen a knight. From a first look Season appears to be in the mature realm, but the film is as of now unrated. Have a look at an in-depth plot summary below from Shocktilyoudrop.com and check out the first high resolution trailer for film inside!

"In the supernatural thriller Season of the Witch, Nicolas Cage stars as a 14th century Crusader who returns with his comrade (Ron Perlman) to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. A beleaguered church, deeming sorcery the culprit of the plague, commands the two knights to transport an accused witch (Claire Foy) to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
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Full Synopsis for Nicolas Cage Film Season of the Witch

Lionsgate is out to spook audiences this weekend with its teaser trailer for Season of the Witch . The preview debuted earlier this week, but we have it now in hi-res for your viewing pleasure below. In addition to that, we've also scored the full synopsis. Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Stephen Campbell, Robert Sheehan, Claire Foy, Ulrich Thomsen, Stephen Graham and Christopher Lee in this period tale, directed by Dominic Sena. The script - which has been circulating for a few years now - is said to be solid and we're digging on what we see! In the supernatural thriller Season of the Witch , Nicolas Cage stars as a 14th century Crusader who returns with his comrade (Ron Perlman) to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. A beleaguered church, deeming sorcery the culprit of...
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'Ben Hur' Is Back In The Chariot

Canadian production company Muse Entertainment has announced the beginning of principal photography for a new television adapation of Ben Hur. The finished film will air as a miniseries with a cast that includes Joseph Morgan, Stephen Campbell, Ray Winstone, Kristen Kreuk (Lana Lang in Smallville), Alex Kingston and Art Malik.

Muse is co-producing Ben Hur with companies from Spain, Morocco, Germany and the United States. Shooting is currently taking place in Morocco. Among the people named as producers is David Wyler, the son of William Wyler. The senior Wyler directed the 1959 film version of Ben Hur starring Charlton Heston. That film won 11 Academy Awards.

The press release from Muse announcing the start of filming is below.

Los Angeles, Barcelona, Berlin, Montreal: May 5, 2009 - The legendary story of Ben Hur began principal photography May 4, 2009 and is being produced for the first time for television. Based on the original 1880’s novel by Lew Wallace,
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'The Children' Heads to DVD in UK

Tom Shankland's killer-kids-on-the-loose thriller "The Children" is hitting DVD in the UK March 30. While one would think this might dash hopes of a theatrical release in the U.S., "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane" has been out on DVD in Europe for quite some time and is still getting a U.S. theatrical release. The film, which stars Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley, Stephen Campbell, Eva Birthistle, Hannah Tointon, and Eva Sayer, sounds more than a little like "Island of the Damned." During a relaxing Christmas vacation, parents have to fight for survival as the children begin to turn on them. Ugh, don't you hate it when that happens? . . .
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A Ton of Images From 'The Children'

Undeniably one of the most hotly anticipated horror movies of 2009 is "The Children" from the director of "The Killing Gene." The buzz on the street is that it's a great movie. About 10 new photos have just sprung up from the British film, which is being pitched at Afm. Tom Shankland, the director of the "Killing Gene" (aka "Waz"), is back with a new horror film apparently about evil kids! Check out the official site here. The film, which stars Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley, Stephen Campbell, Eva Birthistle, Hannah Tointon, and Eva Sayer, sounds more than a little like "Island of the Damned." During a relaxing Christmas vacation, parents have to fight for survival as the children begin to turn on them. Ugh, don't you hate it when that happens? No release date is set for this UK film, which is clearly one to look forward to. . . .
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