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  • Producer Will Packer Sells Autobiographical Comedy to NBC

    Oct 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The producer behind the “Ride Along” and “Think Like a Man” franchises has turned toward the small screen for his next project. NBC has put in development “Like Father, Like Son,” a half-hour comedy from Will Packer Productions and Universal TV, where Packer’s company has a first-look deal, reports Deadline.com. “Like Father, Like Son” is […]

  • The Top Grossing Black Director is an Unknown Tim Story

    Oct 12, 14 by Deron Dalton 2 Comments


    *Black Hollywood’s best kept secret or completely underrated? Tim Story‘s name might not resonate with the public or audiences of major black films like Spike Lee, Tyler Perry, Lee Daniels or Steve McQueen, but he’s here — making major bucks with his films, which the box office loves. Nevertheless, it seems as though the LA Times […]

  • ‘Ride Along’ Producer Matt Alvarez to Oversee Relativity’s Multicultural Division

    Aug 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Ice Cube’s longtime production partner has been tapped as EVP Production and President of Relativity Media‘s newly formed multicultural division, reports Deadline.com. The producer of hits such as “Ride Along,” the “Barbershop” franchise and the upcoming NWA biopic “Straight Outta Compton” will be tasked with building out Relativity’s slate with an emphasis on projects driven […]

  • Sherri Shepherd Joins Cast of ‘Ride Along 2’

    Jul 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Sherri Shepherd booked her first new project after her departure from “The View.” According to Deadline.com, the actress and stand-up comic will star opposite Ice Cube and Kevin Hart in the sequel to this year’s $153M hit comedy “Ride Along,” which returning helmer Tim Story (Think Like A Man) will direct. Ken Jeong and Olivia […]

  • Kevin Hart, Ice Cube Begin Filming ‘Ride Along 2′ in Miami (Pics)

    Jul 7, 14 by Cherie Saunders 3 Comments


    *Production on “Ride Along 2″ is underway in Miami with returning stars Kevin Hart and Ice Cube in front of the camera, and Tim Story back in the director’s chair. The film is one of eight upcoming film projects on Kevin Hart’s to-to-list. But, despite his supernova of a career, the actor and comedian – who just […]

  • EUR Exclusive: ‘Think Like a Man Too’ Producers Sued for Gross Mismanagement, Abuse of Control

    Jun 23, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *”Think Like a Man Too” may have scored well as the number one movie at the box office, but the film’s producers are attracting a different kind of attention. Documents obtained by EURweb show a lawsuit filed Friday against Rainforest Films by Bronner Brothers president and CEO Bernard Bronner. The businessman is suing Will Packer […]