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Filmmaker Courting Denzel to Play Harold Washington
Filmmaker Courting Denzel to Play Harold Washington

Could the iconic Denzel Washington be playing the barrier-bashing Chicago mayor Harold Washington in the not-so-distant future? Writer-director Joseph Michael Chopin believes so, and he’s ...

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Chicago Nabs New HBO Series STATION ELEVEN
Chicago Nabs New HBO Series STATION ELEVEN

2020 will be off to an exciting start as yet another highly anticipated series will begin shooting in Chicago this January. STATION ELEVEN will be ...

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Hope, DreamWorks Alum Begin Shooting Today
Hope, DreamWorks Alum Begin Shooting Today

It's been a busy year for Josh Hope, and it's about to get busier. Hope is teaming up with former DreamWorks Development Executive Lisa Freberg ...

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Your First Look at Five Illinois Indie Features for 2020
Your First Look at Five Illinois Indie Features for 2020

As we peek ahead to 2020, there are five Illinois features in the works that deserve a spot on your radar. Let's take a look...

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Rooftop Cinema in LA, Special Edition Release for Chicago-Made MERCURY IN RETROGRADE, starring Roxane Mesquida
Rooftop Cinema in LA, Special Edition Release for Chicago-Made MERCURY IN RETROGRADE, starring Roxane Mesquida

Emphasis Entertainment announces today the August 30 release of a Special Edition Blu-ray of Michael Glover Smith’s award-winning relationship dramedy MERCURY IN RETROGRADE. This release ...

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Midwest Distributor Acquires Chicago Feature RENDEZVOUS IN CHICAGO
Midwest Distributor Acquires Chicago Feature RENDEZVOUS IN CHICAGO

During pride month, the Midwest's first and only full-service, independent film and television distributor, Cow Lamp Films announced that they acquired the rights to their ...

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MUDBOUND EP Teitel Brings Netflix Feature to Chicago
MUDBOUND EP Teitel Brings Netflix Feature to Chicago

Oscar nominee MUDBOUND Executive Producer and native Chicagoan Bob Teitel (pictured here) will be bringing his next feature back to his hometown. The Netflix feature ...

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Michael Glover Smith's Next Feature
Michael Glover Smith's Next Feature

Rendezvous Films LLC announces today the principal cast and crew of RENDEZVOUS IN CHICAGO, the third feature film of Chicago-based independent writer/director Michael Glover Smith. ...

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