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South Carolina’s Stolen Valor law

South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley, signed that state’s new stolen valor act into law yesterday, according to The Republic. Considering that the state subsidizes a large number of phoney POWs there, prosecutors should be pretty busy enforcing the law; The law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley makes the lie a misdemeanor, with the punishment depending […]

‘Soaked in Bleach’, A Docudrama That Reexamines Kurt Cobain’s Death Through New Interviews & Dramatic Reenactment

5 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Soaked in Bleach, the upcoming docudrama directed by Act of Valor producer Benjamin Statler, is a reexamination of the circumstances surrounding the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994. The film mixes interviews with those involved in the investigation like private investigator Tom Grant with dramatic reenactments of the event’s aftermath. Cobain’s death was [...]

Clint Eastwood Enlisting Some Real Navy SEALs For American Sniper With Bradley Cooper

When Scott Waugh and Mike McCoy's war-set thriller Act of Valor came out in 2012, it wasn't sold on big names or big budget action sequences, but instead the fact that it employed active Navy SEALs to play the lead roles. The film was...Show More Summary

‘Need For Speed’ Could Cross The Finish Line With $25 Million This Weekend

Need for Speed is gearing up for a modest weekend at the box office. Based on the video game franchise of the same name, Act of Valor director Scott Waugh’s action flick could generate around $25 million from moviegoers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Need for Speed is tracking pretty well with the younger crowd.... Show More Summary

Need for Speed Debuts Eight New Character Posters

6 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Eight new character posters from DreamWorks Pictures' Need for Speed are now online and can be viewed below, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies. Directed by Scott Waugh ( Act of Valor ), the high-octane action thriller hits theaters this Friday,...Show More Summary

Vogue UK Bravely Puts Makeup-Free Nigella Lawson On Cover

Vogue UK deserves the Congressional Medal of Honor this week for the act of valor involved in putting gorgeous Nigella Lawson on the cover without makeup. More » Vogue UK Bravely Puts Makeup-Free Nigella Lawson On Cover is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

Rarely Do I Say This

But here is an awesome piece of news: President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Hispanic, Jewish and African-American veterans overlooked previously because of their racial or ethnic backgrounds. The unusual presentation will culminate a [Read more...]

In Historical Act, 19 Overlooked Minority Service Members Awarded the Medal of Honor

In a rare and historical action, President Obama will award the Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Jewish, Hispanic, and African-American veterans “overlooked previously because of their ethnicity,” according to the Washington Post. Unprecedented and historical, in my opinion, because it reaches back more than 60 years to correct [...]

OBAMA TO AWARD MEDALS OF HONOR TO OVERLOOKED MINORITY WARRIORS

President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Jewish, Hispanic, and African-American veterans overlooked previously because of their backgrounds. Show More Summary

Act of Valor TV Series No Longer Happening

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Given the green light back in October, the show stalled over creative differences between National Geographic and The Bandito Brothers. [...]

Act Of Valor’ Series Not Going Forward At National Geographic Channel

Act of Valor, inspired by Relativity’s successful 2012 Navy SEAL feature, was announced in October as the network’s first scripted series. That is no longer the case. “NGC is unfortunately not moving forward with Act Of Valor in favor of other scripted projects we have under consideration that will be announced soon,” the network said in a statement. Show More Summary

How to be a good phony soldier

Hack.Stone wrote in the comments how there should be a written document to explain to phonies how to act after they’ve been busted. So, I’ve taken it upon myself, as we gear up for our annual tournament of Stolen Valor, to explain that process to the uninitiated. First, don’t deny military records. If the records […]

Chatting With Director Scott Waugh On The Set of ‘Need For Speed’

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Need For Speed' director Scott Waugh (Act of Valor) speaks with us about working with actors instead of Navy SEALs and shooting high-speed chases on real roads. The post Chatting With Director Scott Waugh On The Set of ‘Need For Speed’ appeared first on Screen Rant.

New Trailer for NEED FOR SPEED!

Dreamworks has released a new trailer for Scott Waugh's (ACT OF VALOR) upcoming car flick, NEED FOR SPEED. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Dreamworks has released a new trailer for Scott Waugh's (ACT OF VALOR) upcoming car flick, NEED FOR SPEED. Show More Summary

The Mighty Eighth

Impressive concept footage for a WWII story about the B17 pilots who battled Nazi Germany’s swarms of Luftwaffe. Story by Kurt Johnstad (300, Act of Valor) and directed by Rick Jacobsen (Spartacus: War of the Damned). VFX by Hydraul...

Scott Waugh to Helm DreamWorks Heist Project

10 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Scott Waugh, the stuntman-turned-helmer who made his directorial debut with Act of Valor (alongside co-director Mike McCoy), has lined up a new project with DreamWorks. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Waugh has signed on to direct...Show More Summary

How Australia punishes stolen valor

From Perth Now, the story of how to punish stolen valor violations. Graeme Arthur “Gosh” O’Shannessy, 63, of Theodore, in central west Queensland, appeared in Biloela Magistrates Court yesterday charged with two Defence Act offences. [...] It will be alleged that, on April 22, O’Shannessy addressed a school assembly of more than 100 students, teachers […]

MIPCOM: Ryan Kavanaugh's Strategy to Turn Film Flops into TV Gold

With small-screen versions of "Act of Valor" and Bradley Cooper's "Limitless" in the works, the Relativity Media CEO talks up a new way of doing business. read more

TV: Newswire: And now there are TV shows based on The Money Pit, Limitless, and Act Of Valor

The pilot development season that is the past 100-plus years of cinema continues to yield impressive dividends, as more and more movies get to move on to the next stage of becoming TV shows. Adding to a growing list that’s included everything...Show More Summary

MIPCOM: National Geographic, Relativity and Tandem Greenlight 'Act of Valor' Series

"Band of Brothers" producer Erik Jendresen will write the first scripted series from National Geographic and Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity studio, about elite Pararescue Jumpers. read more

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