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Jennifer Aniston and Will Forte in "LIFE OF CRIME.”
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“Life Of Crime” Showcases A Jennifer Aniston Not Seen Before On The Big Screen

Aniston stars as kidnapped wife Mickey Dawson in “Life of Crime,” based on Elmore Leonard’s novel, “The Switch.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2014

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2 TV Shows Awarded Michigan Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office says it has awarded a $1.5 million film incentive to the “Ask Dr. Nandi” talk show — and $308,869 to American Muscle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2014

Comedian Eddie Murphy poses before the screening of "Beverly Hills Cop" during AFI & Walt Disney Pictures' "A Cinematic Celebration of Jerry Bruckheimer" held at the Mann Chinese 6 on May 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images for AFI)

Beverly Hills Cop Sequel Being Shot In Detroit; Eddie Murphy Will Star

“We are excited to welcome Axel Foley and the Beverly Hills Cop franchise back to Michigan.”

CBS Detroit–06/26/2014

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Film Incentives Face Uncertain Future In Michigan

If you spot the Batmobile zipping around Detroit or Superman flying past the Renaissance Center this summer, you will be witnessing the latest example of Michigan’s film incentives program at work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2014

Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad, co-founder of Michigan-based Exxodus Pictures, poses with host Carol Cain and the "Firebreather" muscle car he designed for his new movie "Jinn". (credit: Tony Chiudioni/CBS 62)

WATCH: Movie Making Gets Spotlight In Michigan

Michigan’s movie making business may be in its infancy, but there are tons of opportunities for jobs and growth, the commissioner of Michigan’s Film Office said during taping of “Michigan Matters”

04/25/2014

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Indie Movie “Dial-A-Prayer” Filming In Downtown Ferndale

A section of 9 Mile Road was closed, Tuesday for production an upcoming movie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Feature Film ‘Northern 48′ Approved For $3.9M Incentive

The state is willing to give nearly $4 million to reward an upcoming made-in-Michigan movie called “Northern 48.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014

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Syfy Television Network Pilot ’12 Monkeys’ Approved for Film Incentive

The Michigan Film Office announced that the pilot for a new Syfy Television Network series, 12 Monkeys, from Universal Cable Productions was approved for a film incentive from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

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Projects Filming in Lansing, Saugatuck Approved for Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced two feature films, “The Funeral Guest” and “Saugatuck Cures,” have been approved for film incentives from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Blue Goji Arcade Game Awarded State Digital Media Incentive

The Michigan Film Office announced the project, Blue Goji Mobile Arcade Game, has been approved for a digital media incentive from the state. The mobile game is a follow-up to the Blue Goji interactive boxing game developed and produced by Pixo Entertainment in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

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