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  • Mike Epps, Nia Long Set for ABC Comedy Pilot Remake of ‘Uncle Buck’

    Mar 4, 15 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment


    *Mike Epps will star as the lead of the “Uncle Buck” comedy pilot on ABC, which is based on the classic John Hughes film starring John Candy, according to Deadline. Nia Long will also star in the comedy pilot as Buck’s brother Will’s strong and smart wife. The series, from producer Will Packer, will adapt characters […]

  • Will Packer Developing Female Buddy-Cop Series at NBC

    Oct 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Fresh from signing a production deal with Universal Television, “Ride Along” producer Will Packer has sold his fourth project for the small screen. NBC has given a script commitment to an untitled female buddy-cop project from Packer and “Gossip Girl” alum Amanda Lasher, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The dramedy is described as a “light” […]

  • 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 […]

  • ‘No Good Deed’ Tops Box Office with $24.5 Million Take

    Sep 14, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Whatever film producer Will Packer has got going on when it comes to hit movies, it just keeps on working. Packer’s latest offering, “No Good Deed,” is proving to be a bad ass at the box office. The home invasion themed flick came in at numero uno! It brought in an estimated $24.5 million! The […]

  • Will Packer Graces BE Cover; Mo’Ne Davis Strikes Out Jimmy Fallon (Watch)

    Sep 12, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Looks like film producer Will Packer has officially arrived with him being featured on the cover of the September 2014 issue of Black Enterprise. The magazine’s five-page spread, titled “Hollywood Hitmaker” details Packer’s rise in Hollywood with a string of films that have collectively grossed more than a half billion dollars worldwide collectively with six […]

  • Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman the Next Denzel?

    Aug 7, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments


    *With critically-acclaimed work in two successful biopics, Chadwick Boseman is riding a good wave in Hollywood. So it comes as no surprise that the 32-year-old “Get On Up” and “42” star be among those in the minds of moviegoers who may be thinking about the next group of actors to fill Denzel Washington’s shoes. However, […]