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TV One has reserved 7 p.m. Sunday, June 12 for the premiere of “Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story,” the network’s first scripted film based on an episode of “Unsung.” The film follows the complicated history of Howard’s romantic relationship with R&B singer Gerald Levert, the tumultuous relationship with her mother, and her […]

Joe Pytka, the director behind the original Space Jam movie, thinks the sequel might be in trouble. “Don’t do it. It’s doomed,” Pytka told The Hollywood Reporter. “Michael Jordan was the biggest star on the planet.” Pytka believes LeBron James’ star power is currently being eclipsed by Steph Curry (and the movie is about two years away) so the movie […]

CLEVELAND — Are you ready for your moment on the big screen? Local agency, Angela Boehm Casting is searching for background extras to be in Fast 8, which will be filming in Cleveland starting later this month through June. All available slots are second-unit, so there will be no stand-ins or principle casting done out […]

Fifteen years ago, Denzel Washington became an Oscar Award winning actor with the film, “Training Day” directed by Antoine Fuqua. Thirteen years later, the pair reunited for “The Equalizer” and fans have only had to wait two years for the duo to reconnect for the remake of “The Magnificent Seven.” The original film from 1960 starred Yul […]

Every athlete's dream was probably to be as successful as Michael Jordan, as athletic as Michael Jordan, and to star in a film with the Looney Tunes like Michael Jordan.

LeBron James will return to the big screen as the star of “Space Jam 2”, The Hollywood Reporter reports. The film will reportedly be directed and written by Justin Lin and Andrew Dodge. “Space Jam 2” follows the footsteps of Michael Jordan’s “Space Jam,” released in 1996.   READ MORE: WKYC.com Article Courtesy of WKYC […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Prince fans get a chance to check out the pop star’s 1984 hit film, Purple Rain, on the big screen. The Cinemark in Valley View began showing “Purple Rain” (1984), starring the late singer Wednesday night. The special event tickets are $5. They are also showing it Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 1:40 and 7:10 […]

CLEVELAND – Fast and Furious fans can look forward to some local filming for the eighth installment of their favorite saga. “Fast 8” is expected to shoot second unit photography in Cleveland between May and June. The production is also expected to generate 380 jobs for Ohioans. Film crews are estimated to book more than […]

Texting may soon be allowed during movies shown by one of the biggest theater chains around. Variety reports that AMC Entertainment head Adam Aron said he’s looking at the move as part of the chain’s goal to appeal to more millennials. “When you tell a 22-year-old to turn off the phone, don’t ruin the movie, they hear please cut off […]

CLEVELAND — Are you ready for speed, Cleveland? Fast & Furious 8 is expected to film scenes in Northeast Ohio, and the production needs to hire local crew. “The Second Unit of Fast 8 is requesting submissions for local crew and vendors for its upcoming Cleveland shoot,” according to a post on the Greater Cleveland Film […]

The first trailer for the long-awaited Nina Simone biopic Nina has finally arrived, following the controversial release of the film’s first poster. The film focuses on the iconic singer’s life and career, and her relationship with her former nurse-turned-manager Clifton Henderson. Zoë Saldana stars as Simone, while David Oyelowo plays Henderson. In the trailer, Simone […]

AURORA – Geauga Lake has sat vacant for years, but steps have been taken to transform the old amusement park into a potential sound stage setting for movie production. At Cleveland Comic Con, Ivan Schwarz, director of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission, said they are working on legislation to raise the motion picture tax incentive […]