San Diego Chargers Players Attended ‘Draft Day’ San Diego VIP Premiere

San Diego Chargers Inside Linebacker Donald Butler on the Red Carpet of Draft Day. Photo: Gina Yarbrough

By Danny R. Johnson and Gina Yarbrough SAN DIEGO – San Diego Chargers Kicker Nick Novak, San Diego Chargers Strong Safety Brandon Taylor, Inside Linebacker Donald Butler, Coach Andrew Dees, Assistant Offensive Line Coach Ollie Wilson, were on hand to lend support for the exclusive April 3, 2014 advance screening of Summit Entertainment’s film DRAFT […]

Injured Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans Heal Through Humor

“Comedy Warriors – Healing Through Humor” is a documentary film following five injured Iraq/Afghanistan veterans who took on the new challenge of performing stand-up comedy. The documentary premiered at last year’s Palm Beach International Film Festival. Yekra Player Yekra is a revolutionary new distribution network for feature films. Comedy Warriors Take five wounded veterans and […]

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Is Big, Exhilarating and Flamboyant

Winter Soldier

By Danny R. Johnson LOS ANGELES – In 1940, American writer Joe Simon conceived the idea for Captain America and made a sketch of the character in costume. “I wrote the name ‘Super American’ at the bottom of the page,” Simon said in his autobiography. “No, it didn’t work. There were too many ‘Supers’ around. ‘Captain […]

Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart Headline New Comedy “Get Hard”

Will Ferrell

BURBANK–Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart join forces on the feature comedy “Get Hard,” which began filming on location in New Orleans Monday, March 17, for director Etan Cohen. When millionaire hedge fund manager James King (Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to […]

300: Rise Of An Empire” Seizes More Than $200 Million At The Box Office

Photo: Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. and Legendary Pictures Funding, LLC.

BURBANK–After conquering the global box office in its opening weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ actioner “300: Rise of an Empire” crossed the $200 million mark on March 15, only its ninth day in release. The film has earned $78.3 million at the domestic box office and $158 million internationally, for a global total […]

Film Mirage Men: Are UFO’s Real?

How the US government created a myth that took over the world. ET visitors… crashed UFOs… back-engineered alien technology… the government cover-up of a secret that would change the world as we know it… These are the core elements of the modern UFO mythology, a story that has captivated farmers, princes and generals for generations, […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Has A New Crush

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Actor Ray Liotta Files Lawsuit Against Nerium International For Violation Of Publicity Rights, False Endorsement

Ray Liotta

LOS ANGELES–Actor Ray Liotta filed a lawsuit on March 5 in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Nerium International, Inc. and affiliated Nerium Partners for misappropriation and unlawful use of Liotta’s name, likeness, image, identity, and persona. Liotta is represented in the lawsuit by intellectual property attorney Gary Hecker of The […]

‘Frozen’ Wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year at 86th Oscars Show in Hollywood

FROZEN Main Picture

By Danny R. Johnson HOLLYWOOD – Frozen, the 2013 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, won two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for Let It Go; this is in addition to the already 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best […]

Interview With Producer Mike Medavoy

Producer Mike Medavoy

HOLLYWOOD–San Diego County News caught up with producer Mike Medavoy at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Award Media Center on Thursday during Oscar week in Los Angeles. Medavoy, Chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures, has produced many films including: The People vs. Larry Flynt, The Mirror Has Two Faces, U Turn, The Thin Red Line, […]