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03 January 2016 @ 09:56 pm
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Roadies
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Created by Cameron Crowe, ROADIES is an insider's look at the reckless, romantic, funny and often poignant lives of a committed group of "roadies" who live for music and the de facto family they’ve formed along the way. The series chronicles the rock world through the eyes of music's unsung heroes and puts the spotlight on the backstage workers who put the show on the road while touring the United States for the successful arena-level group, The Staton-House Band. Kelly Curtis, Pearl Jam's manager and a regular collaborator with Crowe, is also on board as producer and music supervisor.

Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School, Enlightened) stars as the band's tour manager opposite Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Carla Gugino (San Andreas, The Brink, The Space Between Us) as the production manager. Their unique personal and professional relationship is forever crashing and colliding as they guide the daily events of the band and crew of roadies. Imogen Poots (The Look of Love), Rafe Spall (One Day), Academy Award nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider), Peter Cambor (NCIS: Los Angeles), Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly (Beyond the Lights) and Ron White (Blue Collar Comedy Tour) star in the ensemble cast.

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The Space Between Us

The film stars Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight, Harry Potter), Asa Butterfield (Ender's Game, Hugo), Carla Gugino (Wayward Pines, A Night at the Museum), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland, The Longest Ride), BD Wong (Jurassic World, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"), and Janet Montgomery (Black Swan, Salem). Written by Allan Loeb (Rock of Ages, 21), the film is directed by Peter Chelsom (Hector and the Search for Happiness) and produced by Richard Lewis (August Rush).

Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman from Los Angeles Media Fund are co-financiers and co-producers of the project. Allan Loeb, Steven Pearl and Douglas Urbanski are executive producers.

In this interplanetary adventure, shortly after arriving to help colonize Mars, an astronaut dies while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet – never revealing who the father is. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot – an inquisitive, highly intelligent boy who reaches the age of 16 having only met 14 people in his very unconventional upbringing. While searching for clues about his father, and the home planet he's never known, Gardner begins an online friendship with a street smart girl named Tulsa. When he finally gets a chance to go to Earth, Gardner is eager to experience all of the wonders he could only read about on Mars. But after his explorations begin, scientists discover that Gardner's organs can't withstand Earth's atmosphere. Gardner joins with Tulsa on a race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be, and where he belongs in the universe.

Source: PRNewswire