Fantasy Island (1977–1984)
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Veteran director Martin Campbell, whose credits include “Casino Royale,” is on board to direct from a Richard Wenk script about two of the world’s top assassins for hire. When Jackson’s character, a mentor to Maggie Q’s character, is murdered, the assassins journey to Vietnam to track down his killer.
Millennium Media is the production company and is launching sales at Afm, which opens Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif. Producers are Arthur Sarkissian, best known for the “Rush Hour” franchise, Moshe Diamant and Rob Van Norden.
Production is due to begin in January with filming in London, Bucharest and DaNang, Vietnam. Executive producers are Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Jeffrey Greenstein, Jonathan Yunger, Gareth West, Christa Campbell and Lati Grobman. The co-executive producer is Lonnie Ramati.
Director Martin Campbell will tackle an actioner, titled The Asset, which will star Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q.
The Asset, a developing assassin-focused action-thriller, is shaping up auspiciously at Millennium Media, having locked down director Martin Campbell – known from esteemed James Bond offerings Casino Royale and GoldenEye – as well as an intriguing main cast trio.
Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Maggie Q are set to star in The Asset, reports Deadline. The actioner will see director Campbell working off a script by Richard Wenk, who brings a scribe CV from action offerings such as The Equalizer movies, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, the 2016 remake of The Magnificent Seven, The Expendables 2, The Mechanic and 16 Blocks. Wenk is also attached to Sony’s mooted Kraven the Hunter Spider-Man spinoff film.
The described plot of The Asset will focus on the characters of Rembrandt
In a press release obtained by People on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office confirms that Cameron, 30, was shot 24 times by authorities after claiming that he had a gun and motioning at police.
Officials were initially called to the family’s Hope Ranch home on Oct. 15 by Cameron, after he had fatally stabbed his mother and attempted to place the blame on his father.
Responding officers found Valerie,
Born in Flushing, New York, Schmerer’s career on television began in the 1960s — he was admitted to Wgaw in 1965 — with his rise to prominence coming during the following decade. His many credits also included “Vega$,” “Starsky & Hutch,” “The Six Million Dollar Man,” “The High Chaparral,” “Eight is Enough,” “T.J. Hooker” and “The Fall Guy.”
Schmerer also wrote for “The Rookies,” “The Streets of San Francisco,” “The Mod Squad,” “Medical Center,” “Mannix,” “Wimzie’s House,” “Matt Helm,” “Isis,” “True Confessions,” “The New Mike Hammer,” “Logan’s Run,” “Code R,” “24-Robert,” “Tales of the Unexpected,” and “Star Trek: The Animated Series.”
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Schmerer, a native of Flushing, N.Y., launched his television writing career in the 1960s and became a member of the Writers Guild of America West in 1965. He was an in-demand TV writer during the 1970s and ’80s, with credits on “Vega$,” “Fantasy Island,” “Starsky & Hutch,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “The Six Million Dollar Man,” “Eight is Enough,” “T.J. Hooker” and “The Fall Guy.”
He also had TV writing credits on “The Rookies,” “The Streets of San Francisco,” “The Mod Squad,” “Medical Center,” “Mannix,” “Wimzie’s House,” “Matt Helm,” “Isis,” “True Confessions,” “The New Mike Hammer,” “Logan’s Run,” “Code R,” “24-Robert,” “Tales of the Unexpected” and “Star Trek: The Animated Series.” Schmerer was a producer on “The High Chaparral,” “Chase,” “The Delphi Bureau,
Schmerer’s death was announced by Writers Guild of America West.
A native of Flushing, New York, Schmerer launched his television writing career in the 1960s (he became a Wgaw member in 1965), and by the ’70s was a sought-after scripter for action series of all types, with the occasional family series – Eight is Enough – and sci-fi show – Star Trek: The Animated Series – tossed in for good measure.
Just a few of the other series that carried a Schmerer “Written by” credit: Hawaii Five-0, The Six Million Dollar Man, The High Chaparral, T.J. Hooker, and The Fall Guy.
Schmerer also wrote scripts for The Rookies, The Streets of San Francisco,
Schmerer produced 43 episodes of The High Chaparral, an NBC Western that starred Leif Erickson and Cameron Mitchell and aired from 1967-71, and wrote a couple as well.
The Queens native penned nine installments of CHiPs, six of MacGyver and three of Vegas and wrote for Medical Center, Mod Squad, Star Trek: The Animated Series, The Streets of San Francisco, The Rookies, Fantasy Island, The Six Million ...
In Tuesday’s 911 call to the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office, which was obtained by The Blast, the emergency dispatcher is heard saying that a “male reporting party” placed the call and claimed that the “father tried to attack the mother.”
The dispatcher went on to note that “someone defended someone” and then the male hung up the phone. When she called back, a man responded who sounded “out of breath,
To make the tragedy even more devastating, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office announced that the gruesome act had been committed by Valerie and Ron’s son, Cameron Ely. Cameron was later shot and killed by deputies.
A spokesperson with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (Sbcso) tells People that officers responded to a 911 call placed at the Elys’ home at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
When they arrived at the scene,
Previously, 10:25 AM: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said its deputies shot and killed a man who was suspected of stabbing a woman to death at the home of Ron Ely, who played TV’s Tarzan in the 1960s.
Deputies responded to a 911 call a little after 8 p.m. Tuesday after the caller reported a family disturbance at the actor’s home in Hope Ranch, west of Santa Barbara. When they arrived, deputies found an elderly woman dead of stab wounds, Lt. Erik Raney told reporters. He said that deputies locked down the neighborhood and
An elderly woman was discovered dead at the home located in the exclusive Hope Ranch community on Wednesday evening, according to the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department. CNN reports the victim had been stabbed to death.
Ely, 81, who is best known for his titular role in the 1960s Tarzan television series, is listed on property records as owning the house. It is not clear if he was home at the time.
Officers were initially called to the property for a family disturbance at 8.15pm, according to Kcal.
Those not announced yet which he unveiled today include Alice Braga, Michael Rooker, Joaquin Cosio, Mayling Ng, Sean Gunn, Jennifer Holland, Juan Diego Botto, Tinashe Kajese, Julio Ruiz. Rooker played the famed Yondu in Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, the guardian of Chris Pratt’s Peter Quill.
Gunn confirmed Pete Davidson and Taika Waititi who we knew were in talks. Also, those include on the list were previously announced Nathan Fillion, Steve Agee, Peter Capaldi, and Flula Borg.
Gunn wrote the script to The Suicide Squad. Chuck Roven and Peter Safran are producing. Ep is Nik Korda. The Suicide Squad happens on Aug. 6, 2021.
Braga stars in USA’s Queen of the South and starred in such pics as I Am Legend, Predators
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Actress Carol Lynley has died from a heart attack at age 77. She began her career as a child model before gravitating to the movie industry. With her stunning looks, Lynley showed great potential in an era in which studios groomed starlets to become full-blown stars. Lynley gained fine notices for her starring role in the 1959 drama "Blue Denim" in which she and Brandon DeWilde played middle-class teenagers dealing with the secret of her unintended pregnancy in an era in which such scenarios were met with repression instead of compassion. Prominent roles followed including "Hound Dog Man", "Return to Peyton Place" and "The Last Sunset" in which she co-starred with Hollywood icons Rock Hudson and Kirk Douglas. Other major films of the 1960s include "The Stripper", "Under the Yum Yum Tree", "Shock Treatment", "The Pleasure Seekers", "The Maltese Bippy", "Danger
Born in 1942, Lynley's given name is Carole Ann Jones. For theatrical purposes, she used the stage name Carolyn Lee when she began child modeling in the 1950's. Upon her transition into acting, she learned the name Carolyn Lee had already been registered by another child actress, so Lynley simply combined the two names in a creative new way to come up with her new name. As Carol Lynley,
“That’s a wrap on Star Trek: Picard!!! …at least the filming part. All is left, months of post-production,” Dekovic says in the post. “Thanks @startrekcbs @michael.chabon , Akiva, @alexkurtzmanofficial and of course @sirpatstew for the experience. Also a big thank you to everybody who helped us on set with the VFX. Even that for most of the time, it was hard to imagine or understand the things that we do.
The Hawaiian-born actor burst onto the Hong Kong movie scene and went on to become a star in Asia. She made the jump to Hollywood starring opposite Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 2, Tom Cruise in J.J. Abrams’ Mission: Impossible III, and Bruce Willis in Live Free or Die Hard. She was also a key player in Lionsgate’s Divergent franchise.
On TV, she is known for the starring role on the CW’s Nikita. She recently finished three seasons on the ABC/Netflix series Designated Survivor.
She will next be seen in Robert Schwatrzman’s The Argument as well as Sony/Blumhouse’s feature take on famed 1980s TV series Fantasy Island opposite Lucy Hale and Michael Pena. That pic opens on February 14.
In addition, Maggie Q is also a self-starting entrepreneur having co-founded the successful probiotic company ActivatedYou.
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