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  • Mariah Carey to Direct Hallmark Film, Sets NYC Xmas Shows, European Tour

    Jul 30, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Mariah Carey switched representation from CAA to UTA and is suddenly booked solid for the foreseeable future. Last night, she did a walkthrough of Crown Media’s Hallmark Channel party to promote her new relationship with the network. Carey will direct and co-star in “Mariah Carey’s Christmas Project,” Crown announced Wednesday. Production is set to begin […]

  • Spike Lee’s Wife Tonya Lewis Lee to Adapt ‘Gallagher Girls’

    Aug 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Producers Tonya Lewis Lee and Nikki Silver, operating under their new Tonik Productions banner, have optioned film rights to the Gallagher Girls book series with an eye toward establishing a big-screen franchise. The six-book young-adult series, written by Sarah Leigh Fogleman under the pen name Ally Carter and published by Disney’s Hyperion Books, centers on […]

  • Anika Noni Rose & David Alan Grier Star in ‘The Watsons Go to Birmingham’

    Jul 20, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Upon the 50th anniversary of pivotal events in the Civil Rights movement, Hallmark Channel is proud to present “The Watsons Go To Birmingham,” a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere on Friday, September 20 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). The film — which is an adaptation of Christopher Paul Curtis’ 1996 Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King […]

  • Michael Beach Joins Eriq La Salle-Directed Hallmark Film

    Jun 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The Hallmark Channel has tapped Michael Beach and Eddie Cibrian to star in its original TV movie “Playing Father,” to be directed by “ER” alum Eriq La Salle. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project centers on a former musician who, despite having fans around the world, opts to return […]

  • Maya Angelou Gets Her Own Show on Hallmark Channel

    Mar 23, 11 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *An unscripted lifestyle series with Maya Angelou is on deck for the Hallmark Channel as part of its programming slate for 2011-12. In a lunch time upfront presentation Wednesday, the network announced that the new 13-episode series hosted by Angelou is called “The Spirit Table” and will feature “well-known guests.” Hallmark executives did not immediately […]