Month: December 2013

JAMAICAN ANIMATION COMPANY TO PRODUCE DISNEY, NICKELODEON CARTOON

The Jamaica Gleaner reports that  Reel Rock GSW Animation Limited, a Jamaican animation company, has announced that it will be co-producing a cartoon series aired on the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia. Reel Rock has secured a contract with Imira Entertainment of Spain to co-produce 52 episodes for the second season of Lucky Fred. The cartoon series is currently distributed to more than 160 territories around the world, according to a news release. Reel Rock is part []

FORMER EASTENDERS STAR CHUCKY VENN WORKING ON NEW UK WEB DRAMA ‘THE METHOD OF LOVE’

Former Eastenders star Chucky Venn will produce and star in a new web drama titled ‘The Method of Love’. Series synopses: On the surface, Chris Nduka is the picture perfect man; charming and attractive. Women are enamoured and captivated by him, but with his obsessive desire and preference for sex over love, committing to just one woman is as remote to him as taking a sabbatical to Tibet to be an understudy of the Dalai Lama. In direct contrast, his newly wed []

UK NEWS: VICTIM OF FATAL NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING NAMED BY POLICE

ITV news reports the victim of a fatal nightclub shooting in London’s West End has been named as Hassan Isman Omer. The 31 year old man from Poplar was shot at a private function inside the Avalon nightclub on Shaftesbury Avenue in the early hours of Thursday morning. Hassan suffered multiple gunshot wounds and later died in hospital. Two men, aged 31 and 34, arrested on suspicion of murder have been bailed until February, as inquiries continue. Police are urging any witnesses to []

UK TV: 90S GROUPS ETERNAL AND DAMAGE JOIN ‘THE BIG REUNION’

It has been confirmed that hit 1990s groups Eternal and Damage will join ‘The Big Reunion’ 2014 line up. Eternal – Sisters Easther and Vernie Bennett, along with Kéllé Bryan will reunite but still no word on whether Louise Redknapp will be joining her former band mates. Louise left the band in 1995 to pursue a solo career. I will never forget reading an interview that featured in black British women’s publication Pride Magazine, not long after Kéllé Bryan was controversially sacked by the Bennett sisters []