Behind the Scenes of ‘The Legend of Dog Lady Island’

Production has started on the Michael Alexander/Westside Warriors Film “The Legend of Dog Lady Island.” Says Michael Alexander,  ” Very excited tomorrow (March 18)  will be a first table read, cast and crew meeting .And we are exactly one week away from starting to film my first feature “The Legend Of Dog Lady Island.”  It … More Behind the Scenes of ‘The Legend of Dog Lady Island’

Actor Dennis Haskins to arrive in town today for Harley Wallen’s latest, “Into a Dark Mind”

Actor Dennis Haskins will arrive at Detroit Metro airport today.  Starring in Harley Wallen’s latest production, “Into a Dark Mind,” Haskins will play the part of Senator Stevens. Says Wallen, “He plays the character of Senator Stevens, a powerful senator. This I believe to be the darkest role to date for Dennis.” Haskins is best … More Actor Dennis Haskins to arrive in town today for Harley Wallen’s latest, “Into a Dark Mind”

Actor Tom Sizemore arrives, shoots and departs Detroit metro area for his appearance in Harley Wallen’s “Into a Dark Mind”

The Detroit area is proving to be a magnet drawing bigger names despite its loss of film incentives.  Although it may be argued that the Mitten state has always drawn bigger Hollywood names,  one indie mogul/director who is successfully attracting familiar faces to the state is Harley Wallen. Most recently he brought in actor Tom … More Actor Tom Sizemore arrives, shoots and departs Detroit metro area for his appearance in Harley Wallen’s “Into a Dark Mind”

#M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory) On this Day, March 30,1976 Jessica Cauffiel was born

  It was on this date, March 30, 1976 in M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory),  American actress and singer,  Jessica Cauffiel was born in Detroit. Born and raised in the theater Cauffiel began her career in New York. Off-Broadway and regional theater productions including Tony Award winner Robert Lopez’s (Avenue Q) 1001 Nights, City of Angels, Antigone, Assassins, Cowboy … More #M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory) On this Day, March 30,1976 Jessica Cauffiel was born

#M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory) On this Day, March 25, 1986 actress Nikki Fioretti was born

If you see Nikki Fioretti today, do not forget to wish her a Happy Birthday. As an actress Nikki Fioretti has appeared as Jessica in the rom-com  The Rebound  (2012, directed by Wesley Knodel) and as Andrea in the short films  Bigfoots (2015, a Feral Media production, Michael Wilk, writer/director), and as part of a cute … More #M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory) On this Day, March 25, 1986 actress Nikki Fioretti was born

#M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory): On this Day, March 25, 2000, screenwriter Jim Cash dies

It was on this date,  March 25, 2000, American screenwriter and MSU professor Jim Cash died. The seldom seen half of the successful screenwriting team responsible for such notable 1980s screen hits as Legal Eagles (1986)  and Top Gun (1986),  Cash had been under hospital treatment for an intestinal ailment when he died.  He was … More #M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory): On this Day, March 25, 2000, screenwriter Jim Cash dies

#MichiganConnection Francis Ford Coppola and Godfather cast to reunite for ‘The ’ 45th Anniversary Celebration at close of this year’s Tribeca

This year the Tribeca Film Festival will close on April 29 with back-to-back screenings of “The Godfather” and “The Godfather Part II,” followed by a cast reunion and conversation involving Francis Ford Coppola, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire and Robert De Niro. This event, which marks 45 years since “The … More #MichiganConnection Francis Ford Coppola and Godfather cast to reunite for ‘The ’ 45th Anniversary Celebration at close of this year’s Tribeca

#MichiganConnection Selleck not leaving Blue Bloods

CBS police drama “Blue Bloods” has already achieved a major milestone by airing its 150th episode earlier this month. However, despite the show’s success, there were reports claiming that Tom Selleck, who plays Frank Reagan, will be leaving the show. In a recent interview with CBS Local, the actor shut down rumors of his exit by … More #MichiganConnection Selleck not leaving Blue Bloods

#M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory) On this Day, March 24, 1937 actor Lynn Borden was born

It was on this day, March 24, 1937,  American actress Lynn Freyse was born in Detroit.  As a child, Lynn’s family moved to Cleveland, Ohio and later Tucson, Arizona, in hopes of coping with her mother’s health needs, which required a warm, dry climate. In Arizona, her mother to overcome Lynn’s natural bashfulness, enrolled her … More #M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory) On this Day, March 24, 1937 actor Lynn Borden was born