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Kronicle Media, Rebel Maverick to Develop Upcoming Book ‘Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now’ for TV (Exclusive)

Korin Huggins and Monique Nash’s Kronicle Media is teaming up with Matt Nicholas’ Rebel Maverick Productions and producer Manaal Khan to develop a series based on an upcoming Ya book by Dana L. Davis.

The novel is titled “Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now.” It revolves around Tiffany Sly, a sixteen-year old, whose life hasn’t been safe or normal for a while. Traumatized after losing her mom to cancer, she must leave everything she knows to live with the biological father she’s never even met. To complicate things, Tiffany has a secret: another man also claims he’s
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Rebel Maverick To Adapt ‘Nightmare In Detroit’ Book About Detroit Riots For TV

Matt NicholasRebel Maverick has acquired rights to Nightmare in Detroit: A Rebellion and Its Victims, to develop as a TV mini or event series. The book by Burleigh Hines and former CBS News President Van Gordon Sauter documents the July 1967 Detroit riots and its victims. The book was published in 1968 by Regnery. Rebel Maverick’s Nicholas will executive produce with the company’s new Head of Development & Production, Ashley Anguline, who will serve as a Co-Executive…
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Horror Round-Up: Judith O’Dea in Night of the Living Dead: Genesis, ‘Final Destination’ Creator Directing ‘The Final Reel’, New Puppet Master Poster

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Welcome to another horror round-up! To get your week started on the right foot, we have the first look at Judith O'Dea reprising her role as Barbra in the unofficial Night of the Living Dead sequel, Genesis, details on The Final Reel, the upcoming directorial debut from Final Destination creator Jeffrey Reddick, and a look at a new Puppet Master poster from Grey Matter Art.

Night of the Living Dead: Genesis: Since George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead is considered public domain, an unofficial sequel on the film is in the works, titled Night of the Living Dead: Genesis, in which Judith O'Dea steps back into the role of Barbra, giving us an idea of what happened to her after she was pulled through that doorway over 45 years ago. We have an image of O'Dea in the film below.

"Night of the Living Dead: Genesis will pay
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A Movie Manipulates in Final Destination Creator’s The Final Reel

Writer-producer Jeffrey Reddick, who created one of the liveliest contemporary horror franchises in Final Destination will make his feature directorial debut this year with The Final Reel. THR reports Matt Nicholas will produce the film, which Reddick will write. The Final Reel concerns a filmmaker who can “manipulate reality through film and torments the residents of a small town by bringing…

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Tony Winner Kiril Kulish Joins ‘Twilight’ Actor Booboo Stewart in ‘Sonata’

Tony Winner Kiril Kulish Joins ‘Twilight’ Actor Booboo Stewart in ‘Sonata’
Kiril Kulish, who won a Tony for “Billy Elliot,” has come on board the indie music drama “Sonata” opposite “Twilight Saga” star Booboo Stewart.

Iconic Media ProductionsJudi Bell and Matt Nicholas are producing with Ashley Anguline co-producing. Brendan Foley is directing from a script by Nicholas and actress Nastassja Sanchez.

The producers are still casting the female lead — a troubled cellist suffering from hearing loss. Stewart will play her musician boyfriend while Kulish will be her rival.

Kulish will next be seen in the indie drama “Rivers of Milk and Honey.” He’s represented by Advantage Talent Management and Hirsch, Wallerstein, Hayum, Matlof, and Fishman.
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Booboo Stewart Drama ‘Sonata’ Plucks Director Brendan Foley (Exclusive)

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Brendan Foley is attached to direct the indie movie “Sonata” starring Booboo Stewart from ”The Twilight Saga” and ”X-Men: Days of Future Past.” “Sonata” follows Olivia Salas, a troubled young cellist suffering from hearing loss as she struggles to maintain peace within her fractured family. With the help of her musician boyfriend (Stewart, pictured above), she fights to make her mark on the world, no matter what obstacles it throws at her. Also read: ‘Twilight Saga's’ Booboo Stewart to Star in Indie Drama ‘SonataJudi Bell and Matt Nicholas are producing the feature via their Iconic Media Productions banner, while Ashley Anguline will also produce.
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‘Twilight Saga's’ Booboo Stewart to Star in Indie Drama ‘Sonata’

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Booboo Stewart, who co-starred in the “Twilight Saga” and plays Warpath in Fox's upcoming tentpole “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” is attached to star in the indie movie “Sonata,” TheWrap has learned. A story about overcoming obstacles while pursuing dreams, “Sonata” follows a troubled young cello prodigy suffering from hearing loss as she struggles to maintain peace within her broken family. Also read: Kristen Stewart Lines Up Two Indies: ‘American Ultra’ With Jesse Eisenberg, Tim Blake Nelson's ‘AnesthesiaJudi Bell and Matt Nicholas are producing the feature via their Iconic Media Productions banner, while Ashley Anguline will also produce.
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Matt Nicholas Will Write & Star In 'The Five' - Based On Real-Life Case Of Black Students Battling Racism

Actor Matt Nicholas is penning the script for, and will star in Iconic Media Production's drama The Five, which is based on a real-life story of 5 African American scholarship students who face racism while attending a private Christian school in the south. I couldn't immediately identify what real-life story the film will be based on, and whether it's a recent occurrence or something that happened decades ago. The Screen Daily report doesn't specify. But American history is littered with instances of black students facing discrimination at predominantly white schools, which, in some cases, led to major landmarks in the progress of African Americans in academia. You'll know more,...
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Iconic eyes The Five shoot

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Exclusive: Los Angeles-based Iconic Media Production has lined up a North Carolina shoot for $10m drama The Five.

The project recounts the true story of five young African American scholarship students who battle racism at a private Christian school in the Deep South.

Iconic has earmarked a fourth quarter start and CEO Judi Bell will produce alongside screenwriter Matt Nicholas, who will also star.

Bell expects to announce the director and additional cast shortly.

Iconic’s slate includes Muse, about an uptight aspiring romance novellist who shares an apartment with a promiscuous flatmate.
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Iconic eyes The Five start

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Exclusive: Los Angeles-based Iconic Media Production has lined up a North Carolina shoot for $10m drama The Five.

The project recounts the true story of five young African American scholarship students who battle racism at a private Christian school in the Deep South.

Iconic has earmarked a fourth quarter start and CEO Judi Bell (pictured) will produce alongside screenwriter Matt Nicholas, who will also star.

Bell expects to announce the director and additional cast shortly.

Iconic’s slate includes Muse, about an uptight aspiring romance novellist who shares an apartment with a promiscuous flatmate.
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Iconic, Flatcat line up Dog Daze

La-based Iconic Media Productions and Flatcat Productions have teamed up for the upcoming comedy The Dog Daze Of Harry Sumpter.

The film centres on Harry Sumpter who is transformed into a dog after a life of hating animals. Shooting is scheduled to take place in New York City in early 2014 for a planned 2015 release.

Flatcat ProductionsJoyce Fitzpatrick will direct and co-wrote the screenplay with Iconic Media principal Matt Nicholas.

The pair will produce with Iconic CEO Judi Bell.
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