Tag: Chris Albrecht

Liam McIntyre to Star in SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND

     January 17, 2011

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Last October we heard lead actor Andy Whitfield has dropped out of the Starz epic series Spartacus: Blood and Sand in order to receive more treatment for his Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Prison Break star Wentworth Miller might step in to …

Starz Cancels PARTY DOWN and GRAVITY

     June 30, 2010

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It’s not too surprising, but Starz has cancelled both of their current half-hour series Party Down and Gravity.  The Party Down cancellation has warranted the most lamentations, with a cult following and critical acclaim.  And when I say “cult”, I …

Starz to Build Ken Follett’s THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH

     March 2, 2010

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Chris Albrecht, the new chairman and CEO of Starz Entertainment, is starting off strong.  Albrecht has secured the U.S. television rights to The Pillars of the Earth, a $40 million, 8-part mini-series adapted from Ken Follett’s acclaimed novel.  Produced by …