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  • ‘Precious’ Scribe Geoffrey Fletcher Back with ‘Violet & Daisy’

    May 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *“Precious” writer Geoffrey Fletcher returns to theaters next month with “Violet & Daisy,” which he directs from his own screenplay for Cinedigm. Saoirse Ronan and Alexis Bledel star as a pair of hit girls swept up in intrigue with their latest target, played by James Gandolfini. Cinedigm is promising a June release but has yet […]

  • New Films for Director Carl Franklin, Writer Geoffrey Fletcher

    May 30, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Oscar-winning “Precious” writer Geoffrey Fletcher is scripting “Attica,” about the 1971 Attica state prison riot, the bloodiest prison uprising in U.S. history. Doug Liman is attached to direct the project. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Carl Franklin, meanwhile, is set to direct “City of Night,” a thriller about a Los Angeles Police Department rookie who […]

  • Geoffrey Fletcher Launches Filmmakers Competition

    May 26, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *On May 8, creative filmmakers will have the opportunity to produce and direct their own film. Geoffrey Fletcher, writer of 2009 award-winning film, “Precious,” has partnered with two of the biggest film companies to launch the Tribeca Film Festival and Bombay Sapphire the Imagination Series filmmakers competition. The contest calls for filmmakers to submit a […]

  • Photos: ‘Cosby’, ‘Facts of Life’, ‘Kotter’ Casts Reunite for TV Land

    Apr 11, 11 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *This year’s TV Land Awards, airing April 17, took place in New York City Sunday night with the casts of “Family Ties,” “The Facts of Life,” “The Cosby Show” and “Welcome Back, Kotter” reuniting for a near full house, reports TV Guide. Lisa Bonet (now known as Lilakoi Moon), as usual, was the lone absent […]

  • Next Oscars May be ‘Whitest in 10 Years’

    Sep 30, 10 by EURPublisher01 7 Comments

    Trade magazine “Hollywood Reporter” asks in an editorial today: “Will white be the only color on the red carpet at the 83rd Academy Awards?” Here’s an excerpt from the article by Gregg Kilday and Matthew Belloni… Although Oscar contenders are just lining up at the starting gate for the annual run for the gold, there’s […]

  • ‘Precious’ DVD Debuts at No. 1

    Mar 18, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *On the heels of its two Oscar wins, Lionsgate’s “Precious” debuted at No. 1 this week on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, and at No. 3 on the rental chart. The film about an illiterate Harlem teen who turns her life around earned Academy Awards for best screenplay (Geoffrey Fletcher) and best supporting […]