Global Showbiz Briefs: BBC’s ‘The Whale’, International Emmy Awards, Cinedigm In Oz, Channel 5 Acquires ‘The Bible’, & More

By | Monday April 8, 2013 @ 9:00pm PDT

Charles Furness Stars In BBC’s ‘The Whale’
Charles Furness stars as Nantucket seafarer Thomas Nickerson and Jonas Armstrong plays first mate Owen Chase in The Whale, based on a tale that inspired Herman Melville’s 1851 classic Moby Dick. The BBC One and Discovery drama will be told through the eyes of cabin boy Nickerson who, at 14, was the youngest member of the crew after his ship was sunk by a whale in 1820. The Whale is executive produced by Eamon Hardy and Ruth Caleb and Mike Dormer and John Chapman are producing. Filming begins this week in Malta. Read More »

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International Digital Emmys To Fete Anthony Zuiker With Pioneer Prize For ‘Cybergeddon’

By | Tuesday March 5, 2013 @ 8:12am PST

New York, March 5, 2013 – Anthony E. Zuiker, creator of the CSI franchise, is set to receive the 2013 Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy® Awards for his groundbreaking online thriller Cybergeddon. Zuiker will be honored during the live ceremony on Monday, April 8th at MIPTV.

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