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  • Byron Allen’s Co. Sued for $35M over Sammy Davis Project

    Sep 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *A new lawsuit has emerged from the dueling movie projects based on the life of Sammy Davis Jr. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Producer Rick Appling has sued Byron Allen Productions for $35 million claiming he, not Allen, owns the life rights to the legendary entertainer. As previously reported, Allen announced his intention to make […]

  • Sammy Davis’ Kid: Dad Wouldn’t Mind Billy Crystal’s Blackface

    Mar 1, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *The daughter of Sammy Davis Jr.’s second wife has spoken out about the controversy surrounding Billy Crystal’s Oscar bit in which he portrayed her father in blackface. While many folks found the sketch uncomfortable, as Twitter reflected almost immediately, Tracy Davis tells The Hollywood Reporter, “I am 100 percent certain that my father is smiling,” […]

  • Byron Allen to Produce Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic, Stage Show

    Dec 9, 11 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *The life story of the late singer, dancer and actor Sammy Davis Jr. will be developed for the stage and as a feature by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, it was announced Thursday, on what would have been the entertainer’s 86th birthday. “Sammy Davis, Jr. was a phenomenal entertainer, icon, and American treasure whose inspirational story […]