‘Excessive Force,’ Carl Franklin To Direct With Ice Cube Starring, Is Latest On CubeVision Slate

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EXCLUSIVE: Excessive Force, a story about racism and corruption based on a story and script written by Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube, is planning to go into production this fall with Carl Franklin (Devil In The Blue Dress, One False Move) at the helm.
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The H Collective: Sherryl Clark Hired As New Production President, Del Mayberry As CFO, Others Promoted

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EXCLUSIVE: Sherryl Clark, who had served as a consultant to The H Collective, has now joined the company as its new President of Production while former FOX Networks Group veteran Del Mayberry has been hired as the company’s Chief Financial Offic…

‘American Idol’ First: Simulcast Will Allow Live Voting Across The US

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No longer will west coast American Idol viewers feel like second-class citizens. Starting Sunday, April 29, the ABC-TV show will offer a first – a simulcast that will allow viewers across all time zones to watch and vote at the same time.
The sim…

MAG Film Studios Relaunches In Puerto Rico After Damage From Hurricane Maria

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MAG Film Studios in Puerto Rico is relaunching today after its offices sustained major damage from Hurricane Maria seven months ago. Electrical power failures still are affecting wide swaths of the devastated island, but the return of filming could boost its recovery.
The studio, which plans to produce and distribute four films a year, “will actively hire an average of 150 people per film, which means that we will be hiring directly, indirectly and incidentally over 600…