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  • Common Films Unplanned Cameo for ‘Entourage’ Movie

    Mar 3, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


      *Common just so happened to be working out at his Los Angeles gym when the crew from the upcoming “Entourage” movie were there shooting a scene with the actors. Next thing you know, the “Hell on Wheels” star is in the movie. Director Doug Ellin ran into the rapper-actor at Equinox last week and […]

  • Kevin Hart Joins DeNiro and Stallone in ‘Grudge Match’

    Oct 12, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Kevin Hart has been cast opposite Robert DeNiro and Sylvester Stallone in the upcoming Warner Bros. film “Grudge Match,” reports Deadline.com. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Hart will play a fight promoter who gets two retired brawlers (DeNiro and Stallone) back in the ring. The film will be directed by Peter Segal from a script […]

  • HBO Passes on Spike Lee/Mike Tyson Pilot ‘Da Brick’

    Mar 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *HBO’s drama pilot “Da Brick” has hit a brick wall. The pay cable network just passed on the project, executive produced by Spike Lee, John Ridley, Doug Ellin and Mike Tyson, according to Deadline.com. Written by Ridley and directed by Lee, “Da Brick” was inspired in part by Tyson’s youth and explored what it means […]

  • HBO Orders Mike Tyson/Spike Lee Boxing Series ‘Da Brick’

    Aug 31, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *HBO has ordered the pilot for “Da Brick,” a boxing drama loosely based on former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson’s early life in the ring. As previously reported, the project hails from Tyson, along with Spike Lee, L.A. Riots’ John Ridley, “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner Jim Lefkowitz. Lee is set to […]

  • Mike Tyson, Spike Lee, John Ridley Team for HBO Boxing Drama

    Jun 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Mike Tyson, Spike Lee and John Ridley are joining forces for an HBO drama project that takes a loose look at Tyson’s early years in the boxing ring. The project, titled “Da Brick,” also has “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner Jim Lefkowitz on board. Lee is set to direct with Ridley set […]