Tuesday, July 28, 2009

FlashNews Footnotes: Producer’s Page

SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Jennifer Love Hewitt is coming out with her own comic book series this November. The Ghost Whisperer star has teamed up wih IDW Publishing to release Jennifer Love Hewitt’s The Music Box, a 10- issue horror/thriller anthology about a mysterious music box that causes strange occurrences for the people who possess it. The project will be fronted by well-known comic book artists. Media info: AnnaMaria White; (917) 579-4716; AnnaMaria@IDWPublishing.com.

NEW YORK – A new form of hip-hop is emerging. City Of God’s Son is an experimental hip-hop opera starring Nas, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G., Samuel Jackson, Lawrence Fishburne, and Al Pacino among others in a new viral video made completely from samples and re-appropriated audio/visual media. It can be seen on cityofgodson.com and will screened tomorrow (Jul. 29) and Thursday (Jul. 30) in New York City at an art installation. Media info: Daniel Sandoval; (347) 601-8355; events@kenzodigital.com.

LOS ANGELES – The final recordings of ’60s staple Mama Cass Elliot will be reissued August 25 on a CD titled Cass Elliot: The Road Is No Place For A Lady. The recordings are originally from 1968-1971, after Elliot – of the Mamas & the Papas fame – dropped the “Mama” and did her own thing. The reissue includes two previously unreleased tracks. Press rep: Cary Baker; (323) 656- 1600; cary@conqueroo.com.

LOS ANGELES – VH1 and LiveNation.com will give groupies an exclusive look at The Fray’s concert tour this Friday (Jul. 31) on the Live And Loud Fridays series on VH1. The show takes viewers backstage to check out everything from the moment roadies arrive to the moment the band steps out on stage so they can see what it truly takes to put on a good show. Creed will be documented on the series on August 4. VH1 (Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
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