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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

Some fans dressed in Star Wars costumes gather in a market in Santiago de Compostela, northwestern Spain, on May 21, 2010, to conmemorate the 30th anniversary of "The Empire Strikes Back" film. AFP PHOTO/MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Star Wars’ Fans To Get Chance At Cameo

“Star Wars: Episode VII” director J.J. Abrams is giving fans a shot at a cameo in the film that’s set to be released next year.

05/21/2014

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Film Crew Will Use Michigan Prison Closed Since 2009

Crews from a movie titled “Heartlock” plan to spend three weeks at the Standish prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2014

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5 Classic Moms In The Movies

Hollywood never gets bored with mothers. Over the years, they’ve glorified, vilified, and otherwise memorialized enough great mom characters to fill a book—and now, Richard Corliss has written just that with Mom in the Movies.

04/27/2014

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Ann Arbor And Detroit To Host Cinetopia International Film Festival

The festival will screen 45 films in a hundred different screenings at locations across both cities and on the campus of the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2014

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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

Filmmaker and honoree Steven Spielberg speaks onstage at the Foundation for the National Archives 2013 Records of Achievement award ceremony and gala in honor of Steven Spielberg on November 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Foundation for the National Archives)

Steven Spielberg, John Williams To Join DSO For Benefit

Tickets will be available starting April 14.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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Visit 20 Exotic Movie Locations Around The World

Travel the world through the movies with VeryFirstTo’s exclusive tour of the world’s most famous movie locations – for $325,215.

01/24/2014

Medieval defence walls surrounding the historical city of Dubrovnik, one of the most Southern tourist destinations on Croatia's Adriatic coast, are seen on June 6, 2013. Dubrovnik city walls have become a scenographic set for one of best rated US TV series 'Game Of Thrones'. (Photo credit:  ELVIS BARUKCIC/AFP/Getty Images)

The Best of Everything 2013 [BLOG]

The end of another year approaches many people will pause to reflect…Just kidding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

Will Ferrell speaks at a special evening with the 'Anchorman' star at Annenberg Theater on December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Detroit Media Personality Mort Crim Inspiration For ‘Anchorman’ Movies

Well, he’s kind of a big deal — and he has been for decades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

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