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Dances With Films Festival to Open With 'Apple Seed' Starring Late Rance Howard

Dances With Films Festival to Open With 'Apple Seed' Starring Late Rance Howard
The indie film festival Dances With Films will unspool June 13 with the opening-night film Apple Seed, which features the late Rance Howard in one of his final roles. The father of filmmaker Ron Howard, the actor, who died Nov. 25, 2017, stars in the Michael Worth-directed film alongside Esther Anderson, Clint Howard (Ron's brother), Adrienne Barbeau, Robby Benson and Worth himself in the story of Prince McCoy (Worth), who has found himself at the end of his rope after losing his home, girlfriend and father. With the help of a hitchhiker (Rance Howard), Prince heads to his hometown ...
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Film News Roundup: ‘In 27 Days’ Heads for Big Screen, Dan Angel to Produce

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Film News Roundup: ‘In 27 Days’ Heads for Big Screen, Dan Angel to Produce
In today’s film news roundup, “In 27 Days” and “The Keys to the Kingdom” are in the works as films, Pamela Adlon has been cast in Pete Davidson’s movie, an “On the Waterfront” actor received SAG-AFTRA membership and Dances With Films sets its lineup.

Projects Launched

Dan Angel is developing Alison Gervais’ teen paranormal story “In 27 Days” as a movie under his family content banner, Fezziwig Studios, Variety has learned exclusively.

The story centers on a teen girl’s opportunity to change fate’s outcome by striking a deal with death after she attends the funeral of a classmate who committed suicide. The book has been praised for its positive focus on the importance of understanding, supporting and having compassion for the mental health and emotional wellbeing of adolescents and young adults.

Angel has shepherded R.L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” and “The Haunting Hour” franchises, as well as
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Dances With Films 2019 Lineup Announced

For its 22nd year, Dances With Films returns to Los Angeles this June with an eclectic lineup of films both feature-length and short-form that span a wide range of genres.

Dances With Films 2019 will take place June 13th–23rd at the Tcl Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Horror fans attending the festival will want to keep an eye out for several genre-centric titles, including Come, Said the Night (pictured above).

You can check out the Dances With Films 2019 lineup below, and to learn more, visit the film festival's official website.

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Apple Seed

West Coast Premiere I USA, 2019, HD, 121 min.

Writer/Dir: Michael Worth

Prods: Jody Marriott Bar-Lev, Dustin Rikert, Avi Bar-Lev, Michael Worth

Cast: Rance Howard, Michael Worth, Esther Anderson, Clint Howard, Adrienne Barbeau, Robby Benson

Prince McCoy has found himself almost to the middle of age, and definitely to the end of his rope. Losing his home,
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Bryce Dallas Howard Directing ‘Dads’ Documentary About Fatherhood Across the Globe

Bryce Dallas Howard Directing ‘Dads’ Documentary About Fatherhood Across the Globe
Bryce Dallas Howard grew up in show business. Not only is her father famed director Ron Howard (seen above with Bryce as a baby), but her grandfather was actor Rance Howard. But for an upcoming project, the Jurassic World franchise star will get behind the camera and turn the lens on more typical fathers. Imagine […]

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Emmys 2018: In Memoriam remembers Anthony Bourdain, Burt Reynolds but who was left out?

Emmys 2018: In Memoriam remembers Anthony Bourdain, Burt Reynolds but who was left out?
The special “In Memoriam” segment on the 2018 Emmy Awards ceremony was tearful as beloved television legends Steven Bochco, Anthony Bourdain, Robert Guillaume, Monty Hall, John Mahoney, Jim Nabors, Charlotte Rae, Burt Reynolds, Neil Simon and Craig Zadan were part of the annual tribute.

SEEEmmy winners 2018: Full list of winners and nominees at the 70th Emmy Awards

But who was missing from the memoriam this time? Some of those surprising omissions included:

Marty Allen (actor/comedian)

Peter Baldwin (director)

Brent Briscoe (actor)

Dushon Monique Brown (actor)

Frank Buxton (writer/director)

Joseph Campanella (actor)

Olivia Cole (actor)

Vic Damone (actor/singer)

Bradford Dillman (actor)

Roy Dotrice (actor)

John Dunsworth (actor)

Harlan Ellison (writer)

Nanette Fabray (actor)

Dominic Frontiere (composer)

Michael Gershman (cinematographer)

Billy Graham (host)

Vanessa Greene (producer)

Doug Grindstaff (sound editor)

John Hillerman (actor)

Rance Howard (actor)

Tab Hunter (actor)

Earle Hyman (actor)

Anne Jeffreys (actor)

Margot Kidder (actor)

Louise Latham
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Emmys 2018: In Memoriam to honor Burt Reynolds, Anthony Bourdain, Jim Nabors and over 50 more TV legends

Emmys 2018: In Memoriam to honor Burt Reynolds, Anthony Bourdain, Jim Nabors and over 50 more TV legends
The special “In Memoriam” segment on the 2018 Emmy Awards ceremony will be especially tearful this year. Beloved television legends Steven Bochco, Anthony Bourdain, Robert Guillaume, Monty Hall, John Mahoney, Jim Nabors, Charlotte Rae, Burt Reynolds, Neil Simon and Craig Zadan will certainly be just a few people honored with in a musical tribute.

Let’s take a look back at these TV icons as well as over 50 others who have died since mid-September last year. Many will be included in the memoriam for the live Emmys ceremony hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost for NBC on September 17.

SEECelebrity Deaths 2018: In Memoriam Gallery

Bochco died on April 1 at age 74. The 10-time Emmy winner was the creator of such TV classics as “Hill Street Blues,” “L.A. Law,” “NYPD Blue” and “Doogie Howser, M.D.” He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1996.

Bourdain died in France on June
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26 Times Ron and Bryce Dallas Howard Were the Cutest Father-Daughter Duo

26 Times Ron and Bryce Dallas Howard Were the Cutest Father-Daughter Duo
There are a lot of amazing celebrity families in Hollywood that have caught our eyes over the years. There's Goldie Hawn and daughter Kate Hudson, not to mention Hawn's partner Kurt Russell and her two other actor children, Oliver Hudson and Wyatt Russell. But they aren't the only Hollywood family making us stop and stare.

Ron Howard and daughter Bryce Dallas Howard have been taking over the entertainment industry both together and on their own for years. Acting runs in the family with the Howards (their patriarch was Rance Howard), and it doesn't look like these two are slowing down anytime soon. In addition to acting for most of his life, Ron is an iconic producer, director, and writer. His daughter is basically his mini-me, and has made a huge name for herself with roles in Jurassic World and The Help, among others. Together, they are one of Hollywood's most powerful father-daughter teams.
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Emmys jawdropper: Netflix submits Jeffrey Tambor for ‘Arrested Development’ as Amazon drops him for ‘Transparent’

Emmys jawdropper: Netflix submits Jeffrey Tambor for ‘Arrested Development’ as Amazon drops him for ‘Transparent’
As Gold Derby exclusively reported, embattled actor Jeffrey Tambor previously exited the Best Comedy Actor Emmy race for Amazon’s “Transparent” amid harassment allegations. But now we’ve learned that Tambor will still be eligible at the 2018 Emmys for his work on Netflix’s “Arrested Development” in the Best Comedy Supporting Actor category. Tambor left “Transparent,” the show that earned him two Emmy Awards, after reports surfaced of inappropriate behavior on set from costar Trace Lysette and personal assistant Van Barnes. Despite that controversy, Netflix has decided to go ahead with their Emmy push for Tambor for Season 5 of “Arrested Development,” which streamed May 29.

SEEEmmys 2018 exclusive: Amazon categories for ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘Transparent,’ ‘Electric Dreams’ and more

Besides his two Emmy victories for “Transparent” (2015-16), the 73-year-old actor was previously nominated twice for “Arrested Development” (2004-05) back when it aired on Fox. He failed to get back into the supporting
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The Top 10 Ron Howard Movies – Not Including Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard has been in show business since he was 18 months old! His father, the late Rance Howard, got the toddler worked into a movie he and his wife Jean Speegle Howard (b. January 31, 1927 – d. September 2, 2000) were in called Frontier Woman. “Ronnie Howard” would go on to appear in a few more movies – including The Music Man – and 24 different television shows before landing the role of Opie on The Andy Griffith Show from 1960-1968. By that time the veteran actor was the ripe old age of..six. He’s been a star ever since!

The Top 10 Ron Howard Movies – Not Including Solo: A Star Wars Story
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Ron Howard Reveals the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Character Played by Clint Howard

Ron Howard Reveals the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Character Played by Clint Howard
Ron Howard grew up in show business. Not only was he a child star appearing in movies alongside his father Rance Howard, but he made a name for himself throughout his childhood, adolescence and early adult years as the co-star on shows like The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days, not to mention films like […]

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SAG Awards 2018: In Memoriam segment Sunday will pay tribute to Martin Landau, Jerry Lewis, Bill Paxton and ???

SAG Awards 2018: In Memoriam segment Sunday will pay tribute to Martin Landau, Jerry Lewis, Bill Paxton and ???
Sunday’s telecast of the Screen Actors Guild will feature a special In Memoriam segment devoted to many of the actors and actresses who have died since last year’s ceremony in late January. Sure to be among those saluted include Oscar winner Martin Landau, comedy legend Jerry Lewis, and beloved film and TV star Bill Paxton. Visit our own Gold Derby memoriam galleries for this past year of 2017 and the newly-started gallery for 2018.

Over 100 people in SAG/AFTRA have passed away in the past 12 months. Which of the following 60 names will also be featured in the televised tribute?

SEE2018 SAG Awards TV predictions: Complete racetrack odds in all 9 categories

Richard Anderson (actor)

Chuck Barris (host/executive)

Shelley Berman (actor)

Chuck Berry (singer/actor)

Joseph Bologna (actor)

Powers Boothe (actor)

Brent Briscoe (actor)

Glen Campbell (singer/actor)

Bernie Casey (actor)

David Cassidy (actor/singer)

Mike Connors (actor)

Danielle Darrieux (actor
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The Best Rance Howard Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

The Best Rance Howard Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen
(Welcome to The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen, a series that takes a look at slightly more obscure, under-the-radar, or simply under-appreciated movies. In this edition, we take a look at some of the best movies starring Rance Howard that you’ve probably never seen.) Rance Howard passed away over the weekend at the age of eighty […]

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Brothers Ron and Clint Howard Reflect on Their Late Father's Legacy in Heartfelt Obituary

Brothers Ron and Clint Howard Reflect on Their Late Father's Legacy in Heartfelt Obituary
Rance Howard died Nov. 25 at the age of 89. In a statement posted on Twitter, his son, director Ron Howard, announced his father’s death: “Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard’s sons. Today he passed at 89,” Ron, 63, tweeted, referring to his brother Clint Howard, who is also an actor. “He stood especially tall 4 his ability to balance ambition w/great personal integrity. A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history. We love & miss U Dad.” In the days following his passing, brothers Ron and Clint reflected on their father’s life in an obituary,
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This is Ron Howard’s Touching Tribute To his Father, Rance Howard

Believe it or not, you know who Rance Howard is if you have watched the Seinfeld episodes where Costanza ended up with women’s glasses or Newman ended up with the farmer’s daughter. He played the blind guy who George exchanged glasses with in Season 5, Episode 3. In his underwear no less. He recently passed away at age 89 and was the father of well-known actor and director Ron Howard and brother Clint Howard. In his memory, Ron tweeted the following tribute to his father: “Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard’s sons. Today he passed at

This is Ron Howard’s Touching Tribute To his Father, Rance Howard
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Actor Rance Howard, Father Of Ron Howard, Dies At 89

Director Ron Howard announced on Twitter Saturday that his father, Rance Howard, had died. The tweet said, “Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard’s sons. Today he passed at 89. He stood especially tall 4 his ability to balance ambition w/great personal integrity. A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the […]

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Rance Howard, Actor and Father of Ron Howard Dies at 89

Rance Howard, Actor and Father of Ron Howard Dies at 89
Actor Rance Howard, father of Ron and Clint Howard and a prolific actor in his own right, has died at the age of 89. Ron Howard broke the sad news to fans on social media late on Saturday. Howard started his career when he was 20-years old, as part of a touring theater company. He acted alongside Henry Fonda in the play Mister Roberts, playing the role of Lindstrom across the country for a year and a half. Earlier this month, his granddaughter, actress Bryce Dallas Howard, praised Howard at the Broken Memories premiere and said that she admired how he stuck to acting despite never really hitting it big.

Ron Howard took to Twitter to share the news of Rance Howard's death while also paying tribute to the late actor. Ron Howard shared that his father changed the course of the Howard family history when he started acting. Ron had this to say.
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Veteran Actor Rance Howard, Father of Director Ron Howard, Has Died at 89

Veteran Actor Rance Howard, Father of Director Ron Howard, Has Died at 89
Today Ron Howard is an accomplished director who first got his start in show business as a child actor on classic television shows like The Andy Griffith Show. But we never would have seen the Happy Days star turn into the Oscar-winning director of A Beautiful Mind if it wasn’t for the career of his […]

The post Veteran Actor Rance Howard, Father of Director Ron Howard, Has Died at 89 appeared first on /Film.
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Ron Howard's Actor Father Rance Howard Is Dead at 89

Ron Howard's Actor Father Rance Howard Is Dead at 89
Rance Howard, Apollo 13 actor and father to actor-turned-director Ron Howard, has died. He was 89 years old. The Oscar winner took to Twitter on Saturday to share the sad news with his fans on behalf of himself and his brother Clint Howard.  Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard's sons. Today he passed at 89. He stood especially tall 4 his ability to balance ambition w/great personal integrity. A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history. We love & miss U Dad." Rance has appeared in several of his famous son's movies, including Apollo 13ParenthoodSplash, How the Grinch Stole...
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Rance Howard, Actor and Father of Ron Howard, Dies at 89

Rance Howard, Actor and Father of Ron Howard, Dies at 89
Rest in peace, Rance Howard.

The actor died on Saturday, his son, director Ron Howard, announced on Twitter. Rance, who is also dad to actor Clint Howard, was 89.

"Clint & I have been blessed to be Rance Howard’s sons. Today he passed at 89," Ron wrote. "He stood especially tall 4 his ability to balance ambition w/great personal integrity. A depression-era farm boy, his passion for acting changed the course of our family history. We love & miss U Dad."

Rance's acting career spanned more than six decades. After his first movie role in 1956's Frontier Woman, Rance appeared in films like An Eye for an Eye (1966), Chinatown (1974), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Nebraska (2013).

He also acted in several of Ron's films, like Splash, Cocoon, Parenthood and Apollo 13, as well as Ron's feature film directorial debut, Grand Theft Auto. He also worked with his son in TV, on the sitcom
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