Contest: The Cleaner

This contest runs from July 3rd, 2008 through July 31st, 2008. US Residents are eligible. To enter send an email to contest at backseatproducers dot com. Put the work “Cleaner” in the subject line and your name and mailing address in the body of the email.

Enter to win a “Bratt Pack” to celebrate the premiere of THE CLEANER, STARRING BENJAMIN BRATT TUESDAY, JULY 15 AT 10PM ET/PT on A&E NETWORK.

On July 15, at 10pm ET/PT, A&E Network will launch its first original scripted drama series in more than six years. THE CLEANER stars Benjamin Bratt (“Law and Order,” Miss Congeniality), Amy Price-Francis (“Californication”), Grace Park (“Battlestar Galactica”), Kevin Michael Richardson (“Knights of Prosperity,” “Like Family”), Esteban Powell (Dazed and Confused, Powder), Brett DelBuono (Balls of Fury, “Kidnapped”) and Liliana Mumy (Cheaper by the Dozen, The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause).

Inspired by the true story of a real life “extreme interventionist,” Bratt stars as William “The Cleaner” Banks who, after hitting rock-bottom from his own addictions after the birth of his daughter, strikes a tentative deal with God. In exchange for a second chance, he vows to kick his addictions and dedicate his life to helping others. Now, along with his unconventional team, he helps people get clean from their own addictions by any means necessary.

THE CLEANER, premieres July 15th at 10:00PM ET/PT only on A&E Network. Visit for more information.

“Bratt Pack” Prize Package Includes:

  • A&E T-shirt
  • $10 A&E Store Gift Certificate
  • Benjamin Bratt DVD package featuring: The Andromeda Strain, Miss Congeniality, Pinero and Love in the Time of Cholera.

News Briefs

Mark Millar, creator of “Wanted” and noted comic book scribe, said in a recent interview with the UK’s Daily Record that Superman may get a reboot. “Mark’s big dream is making a Superman movie. He said: “Since I was a kid I’ve always wanted to reinvent Superman for the 21st century. “I’ve been planning this my entire life. I’ve got my director and producer set up, and it’ll be 2011. This is how far ahead you have to think. “The Superman brand is toxic after that last movie lost Û200million, but in 2011 we’re hoping to restart it. “Sadly I can’t say who the director is, but we may make it official by Christmas.”

ENI reports that David Murray will be joining the cast of the new movie “GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra“. Already cast are, Sienna Miller (Baroness), Said Taghmaoui (Breaker), Christopher Eccleston (Destro), Channing Tatum (Duke), Dennis Quaid (Hawk), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Heavy Duty), Marlon Waynes (Rip Cord), Rachel Nichols (Scarlett), and Ray Parks (Snake-Eyes), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Cobra Commander), Arnold Vosloo (Zartan) and Karolína Isela Kurková (Cover Girl).

According to Yahoo! News Val Kilmer will be joining rapper Xzibit, Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendez in Werner Herzog’s update of the 1992 cult classic “The Bad Lieutenant.

Starpulse Quotes Christian Bale on the possibility of Robin showing up in the next “Batman” movie, “If Robin crops up in one of the new “Batman” films, I’ll be chaining myself up somewhere and refusing to go to work,” 

Bill Murray will be joining Tilda Swinton (“Michael Clayton“), Gael Garcia Bernal (“The Science Of Sleep“) and Saach De Bankole (“Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai“) on cast of Jim Jarmusch’s “The Limits Of Control.” 

/Film reports that Danny Glover, Thandie Newton and Oliver PLatt are now all on board for Roland Emmerich’s new disaster epic “2012.”

With 16 days left till its opening, “The Dark Knight” has already sold out 100 of its openings. reports that half of its tickets so far have been for IMAX screenings.

Variety reports that a large part of the missing footage cut from Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis” after it flopped upon opening in 1927 has been found in a collection at the Museo del Cinea, museum in Argentina.

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