Showing posts from May 3, 2011

McQueen biopic gives Sgt. Presley a major promotion

Elvis biographer Marshall Terrill will make his big screen debut with a Steve McQueen biopic and hopes producers will give “The King” the royal treatment for his next screen adaptation. The Hollywood Reporter announced on April 28 that two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner ( The Hurt Locker and The Town ) has formed a production company, The Combine, and will play Steve McQueen in an upcoming biopic. “I'm absolutely thrilled because this has been 20 years in the making,” said Terrill, who has written three books on Presley. “Renner is perfect as McQueen and is probably the hottest star on the planet right now.” Writer-director James Gray , who wrote and directed We Own the Night and Two Lovers , is attached to write the McQueen screenplay, which will be based on the two books by Marshall Terrill : Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel (1993) and Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon (2010) . Video director Ivan Zacharias is attached to mak

The Life & Times of JD Sumner 2009 Expanded Edition Available Now!

Choose Your Region US Price incl. S/H $14.99 Outside US Price incl. S/H $19.99 Paperback: 237 pages Publisher: Daywind (September 2009) Language: English JD had first written his autobiography in 1971, “Gospel Music Is My Life” with writer Bob Terrell. After Mary’s death, he and Terrell rewrote and updated the book, changing the title to “The Life And Times Of JD Sumner”. This book is now out of print as well, but if you find a copy of it, you’ll see JD’s colorful life story told in his own words…a “must-read” for any serious gospel music fan. There are 2 entire chapters devoted to Elvis ! The introduction is written by James Blackwood . This 2009 expanded edition includes lots of photos spanning JD's career. Price includes shipping and handling....act fast! These books are brand new and not used copies! So act fast! 14.99 for US residents and 19.99 for the rest of the world.