CNN’s Newest Series Brings Filmmaker Ridley Scott To Sundays

Originally posted on Variety:

What do CNN anchors Anderson Cooper and Piers Morgan have to do with “Black Hawk Down” or “Gladiator”? Nothing – until June 23. That’s when the Time Warner cable-news outlet will launch a new series from popular Hollywood producer/director Ridley Scott.

The eight-episode “Crimes of the Century” will each week focus on a single news event that was not only shocking at the time it took place but also had far-reaching repurcussions in week and months that followed.

The debut will spotlight the infamous 2001 sniper attacks in and around Washington, D.C. Future episodes will explore the killing of John Lennon; the Andrea Yates murders; the assassination attempton Preisdent Reagan; the Oklahoma City bombing; the saga of Amanda Knox; the siege of Waco; and the Unabomber.

“Crimes” is the latest non-fiction series to surface under the aegis of CNN President Jeff Zucker, who took oversight of the cable-news outlet earlier this…

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Alternative Poster for ‘The Dying Eye’ [2013]

Alternative Poster for 'The Dying Eye' [2013]

This one didn’t make the final cut, but it came close. What do you think of it?

A Bit of News

Director Shiphrah Meditz is now on The Director List!

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We’re going to the 66th Annual Festival de Cannes

66th Annual Festival de Cannes

Dear Readers,

We’re very excited to be representing ‘The Dying Eye’ [2013] at the 66th Annual Festival de Cannes this May.  Executive producer and director, Shiphrah Meditz, and Marketing Director Victoria Claire Hammond will be showcasing our debut feature film in Cannes.  If you’re headed there, send us a message.  We’d love to hear from you.

To Happy Film-watching!

Best Regards,

The Dying Eye Team

 

Jasmin Egner as ‘Bridget Campbell’

Jasmin Egner as 'Bridget Campbell'

 

Thanks to photographer Tibor Galamb – http://www.tiborgalamb.com/

Metric Post – a shout-out!

These guys are fantastic!  They’re currently working on ‘Machete Kills’ by the legendary Robert Roderiguez (one of our favorite filmmakers and a fellow Texan to boot!).  Their past experience is on other awesome films such as ‘To The Wonder,’ ‘Spy Kids,’ and ‘Machete.’

Check them out: http://metricpost.com/

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