Greenwich Entertainment Sets Theatrical Release Of Documentary Feature “Hockeyland”

Greenwich Entertainment, a leading distributor of independent films, has acquired North American distribution rights to the critically-acclaimed documentary feature Hockeyland about rival high school hockey teams in Minnesota’s North Country, one of the breeding grounds for hockey greats who go onto to collegiate and professional play, including the National Hockey League (NHL).

Greenwich Entertainment has set a September 9 theatrical release for the film, starting in Minneapolis and other Midwest cities, before expanding in the U.S. and Canada. A digital release will follow in October.

Hockeyland is directed by Tommy Haines, produced by Tommy Haines, Andrew Sherburne, and JT Haines, and executive produced by Carson Kipfer. The film has played leading documentary film festivals including DOC NYC, Big Sky, Seattle, Milwaukee, RiverRun and more.

Here’s the official description of the film:
Northern Minnesota is felt in the bones. The deep chill of a long winter, the toll of a day in the mine, bruises from the hockey rink. But times they are a changin’, and toughness is no longer the only measure of a man. In this unforgiving country, senior boys in rival communities—one emerging dynasty, one with a fabled past—skate for a last chance to etch their names into local lore. Lightning fast on-ice action is paired with a patient observational approach to examine these two communities and their teen heroes through debilitating injuries, off-ice troubles, family health concerns, and the expectations of being a future star in the NHL. These boys must keep small-town pressures, adolescent distractions, and rising testosterone under control to pursue glory with the help of their coaches’ traditional fiery speeches and new mindfulness techniques. In America’s far reaches, this is a portrait of young men on the brink. This is Hockeyland.


Joyner Lucas Announces “ADHD Tour” With Special Guest Symba

Joyner Lucas Announces ADHD TourToday, two-time Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist and entrepreneur, Joyner Lucas, announced his “ADHD Tour,” a 12-city tour produced by Live Nation that kicks off on September 16th at Varsity Theater in Minneapolis.

The “ADHD Tour” will also include rising West Coast rapper Symba, who will open for Joyner during the headlining trek. The tour will make stops across the United States in Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles and more before wrapping up in Phoenix at The Van Buren on October 12th. 

The announcement comes after Joyner released the remix of his platinum-selling single “Isis” – which appeared on his acclaimed debut studio album, ADHD – that featured four independent artists that he selected via his platform, Tully.
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Matteo Pizzolo’s Godkiller To Be Developed As A Video Game Starring “The Boys” Aya Cash

Matteo Pizzolo Godkiller To Be Developed As A Video GameAya Cash (The Boys, You’re the Worst) will take on the voice role of a god-hunting dark witch in the narrative-videogame adaptation of beloved, bestselling comic series Godkiller by writer Matteo Pizzolo (Calexit) and artist Anna Wieszczyk (Home). Pizzolo, who penned the screenplay adaptation of his Calexit comic that sold in a 5-studio bidding war and is currently producing the feature adaptation of Black at Warner Bros., will write the adaptation.

Following her role as the villain Stormfront on The Boys, Cash will perform the Godkiller role of Bones, an anti-hero sorcerer who survives her world’s descent into dystopia and leads a vendetta against the cruel men and strange deities responsible for the end of the world.

Produced by Emmy-winner Brian Giberson (Power On: The Story Of Xbox), the project leads a new gaming initiative at Black Mask Entertainment, the busy production arm with more than two dozen features and series in development at studios and networks.

Pizzolo and Wieszczyk self-distributed the Godkiller’ comic at comic cons starting in 2008, where it grew in notoriety leading to a Warner Bros.-distributed animated feature written and directed by Pizzolo in 2011. The comic book returned through publisher Black Mask Studios with 2021’s ‘Godkiller: Tomorrow’s Ashes’ to overwhelming success, selling out of a 40,000 book print run on the day of its release and going on to sell through numerous additional printings. It quickly became one of the top-selling indie comic books of the year, and Black Mask’s all-time bestselling series.

Godkiller will next return to comic shops in September with the brand new series ‘Godkiller: For Those I Love I Will Sacrifice.’

Aya Cash is represented by UTA and Industry Entertainment.

Matteo Pizzolo is represented by WME and TFC Management.


Sina Grace’s Rockstar and Softboy: Go To Space Sees Return Of Beloved Characters’ Hijinx

Sina Grace's Rockstar and SoftboyAcclaimed author Sina Grace (Getting It Together) revisits the 2022 fan-favorite comic Rockstar and Softboy for more hijinx. The all-new Rockstar and Softboy: Go to Space hits shelves from Image Comics in January 2023.

“I never expected a book I made for my best friends to have legs beyond the original Rockstar and Softboy book,” said Grace. “These oversized one-shots are the perfect way to tell the wildest bestest stories, and I’m pushing myself to new levels of giddiness taking these two pals through the cosmos!”

In Rockstar and Softboy, readers were introduced to two best friends and their antics in Hollyweird, California. The one-shot took an intimate look at queer male friendship in a bombastic world filled with non-binary sorcerers, witches, social vampires, and demonic party animals. Their adventures continue in September’s Image! Anthology release before the pair blast off to space.
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Greenwich To Release Biographical Documentary “We Are As Gods”

Greenwich To Release Biographical Documentary We Are As GodsGreenwich Entertainment is set to release the documentary about American visionary Stewart Brand

“We Are As Gods” offers a deep dive into the many sides of Stewart Brand— the Zelig-like creator of The Whole Earth Catalog, an influential member of Ken Kesey’s “The Merry Pranksters,” and an early activist in the modern environmental movement. Brand, in his guise as cyber-utopian, coined the phrase “personal computer” and influenced many in Silicon Valley, including Steve Jobs, who have gone on to shape our modern world. Now in his 80s, Brand looks to leave a legacy for the long-term future with his efforts to rewild ecosystems by resurrecting extinct species. But his former allies believe he’s gone too far.

“We are as gods and might as well get good at it,” Stewart Brand wrote in 1968. A Zelig-like pioneer of LSD, modern environmentalism, cyberspace and futurism now urges people to use their god-like powers to fight extinction by reviving lost species, but his former allies in the environmental movement vow to stand in his way.

Also of note, Brand is the subject of a recent Penguin Press biography by John Markoff.

Directed by David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg (Bill Nye: Science Guy), the film will be released on demand starting Tuesday, September 6, 2022.


BOOM! Studios Brings Comics Back To The Comic-Con Stage with BRZRKR

Keanu Reeves and the BRZRKR Team Bring the Immortal Saga to SDCC’s Biggest Stage

BOOM! Studios, in partnership with Netflix, Random House, and BAIT, hosted a blockbuster BRZRKR panel in the biggest venue at San Diego Comic-Con: the iconic Hall H. Over 6,500 fans gathered at this landmark comic book event in celebration of BRZRKR.

BRZRKR creator and co-writer Keanu Reeves was joined by co-writer Matt Kindt, artist Ron Garney, the screenwriter on the BRZRKR feature film Mattson Tomlin, Stephen Christy (President, Development, BOOM! Studios & Producer on the BRZRKR film), Matt Gagnon (Editor-In-Chief, BOOM! Studios), and Eric Harburn (Executive Editor, BOOM! Studios), with panel moderator Coy Jandreau (The Reel Rejects).

The panelists participated in an in-depth discussion of the BRZRKR universe, revealing never-before-seen details on where the franchise will go next.

Creator Keanu Reeves revealed that multiple new BRZRKR projects, including new comic books, are in development, expanding the story beyond the initial 12 issues of the original series.
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First-Look Teaser for Apple’s Highly Anticipated Third Season of “Mythic Quest” Returning Fall 2022

Yesterday at a special “Mythic Quest” panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Apple TV+ and the cast and creators of hit workplace comedy series confirmed that the series will return this fall, and unveiled a first-look teaser at the highly anticipated third season.

“Mythic Quest” co-creator, executive producer and star Rob McElhenney, co-creator and executive producer Megan Ganz, executive producer and star David Hornsby and stars Charlotte Nicdao, Danny Pudi, Ashly Burch, Imani Hakim, and Jessie Ennis came together for the conversation, moderated by Craig Mazin, and shared a glimpse into what fans can expect this upcoming season.

“Mythic Quest” follows a group of video game developers tasked with building worlds, molding heroes and creating legends, but the most hard-fought battles don’t occur in the game — they happen in the office. In season three, as Ian and Poppy navigate the gaming world and their partnership at the newly formed GrimPop Studios, Dana is forced to play mediator to her bosses’ incessant bickering.

Back at Mythic Quest, David settles into his new role as the boss where he truly finds himself in charge for the first time with Jo returning as his assistant — more loyal and militant than ever; and Carol attempts to figure out where she fits in after a new promotion. At Berkeley, Rachel struggles to balance her morals with capitalism, while a post-prison Brad tries to return to society as a reformed man.

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Paramount+ Reveals First Look Character Portraits For “Star Trek: Picard” Season Three

paramount picardParamount+ today revealed a first look at character portraits of the cast that will star in season three of STAR TREK: PICARD. The character portraits were revealed by executive producer Alex Kurtzman during the “Star Trek” universe panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Season three will debut on Paramount+ in 2023.

STAR TREK: PICARD features Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and follows this iconic character into the next chapter of his life. LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan and Michelle Hurd star alongside Patrick Stewart in the third and final season of the hit Paramount+ original series.

The series is produced by CBS Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment. For season three, Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman, Terry Matalas, Patrick Stewart, Heather Kadin, Aaron Baiers, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth, Doug Aarniokoski and Dylan Massin serve as executive producers. Terry Matalas serves as showrunner for season three.
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Trailer For Apple’s Third and Final Season of “SEE” starring Jason Momoa Unveiled At San Diego Comic-con

SEE starring Jason Momoa​Today at the “Storytellers of Apple TV+” panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Apple TV+ and “See” showrunner and executive producer Jonathan Tropper unveiled the trailer for the third and final season of the global hit, epic post-apocalyptic Apple Original series starring Jason Momoa. The eight-episode final season of “See” debuts with the first episode on Friday, August 26, 2022 on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

“See” is set in a brutal and primitive future, hundreds of years after humankind has lost the ability to see. In season three, almost a year has passed since Baba Voss (Momoa) defeated his nemesis brother Edo and bid farewell to his family to live remotely in the forest. But when a Trivantian scientist develops a new and devastating form of sighted weaponry that threatens the future of humanity, Baba returns to Paya in order to protect his tribe once more.

Starring alongside Momoa in the third season of “See” are ensemble cast members Sylvia Hoeks, Hera Hilmar, Christian Camargo, Archie Madekwe, Nesta Cooper, Tom Mison, Olivia Cheng, Eden Epstein, Michael Raymond-James, David Hewlett and Trieste Kelly Dunn.
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Marcus Mumford Announces North American Tour In Support Of His Debut Solo Album

Marcus Mumford N Am Tour In Support Of His Debut Solo AlbumMarcus Mumford will tour North America this fall in support of his debut solo album, (self-titled), which will be released on September 16 by Capitol Records.

The headline run, produced by Live Nation, will kick off with two Colorado dates – September 19 at Boulder’s Fox Theatre and September 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Denver.

The tour will include shows at The Wiltern in Los Angeles (September 30), Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (October 30) and the Beacon Theatre in New York City (November 7). Danielle Ponder will support from September 19 – October 14 and The A’s will open from October 17 – November 10 (except October 30). Mumford will also perform at ACL Fest on October 9 and October 16. See below for itinerary.

The Seated Fan Club ticket pre-sale begins on Tuesday, July 26, at 10 AM local time at Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, July 29, at 10 AM local time.

On Saturday, July 23, Mumford will host Marcus Mumford & Friends at the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI. The Newport Folk Festival aftershow will benefit Newport Festivals Foundation. Further details are available HERE.

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