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Drought, Cool ranchland paints rustic cinematic backdrop

A movie about drought both personal and climatological, “The Divide” has started filming on ranchland in the Cool area of El Dorado County. The independent film featur ...

Media Life: Tony Award winner cast in Cool-area “The Divide” film

Tony Award-winning actor Levi Kreis has joined the cast of “The Divide,” an independent film due to start production in the Pilot Hill-Cool area of El Dorado County sta ...

Media Life: Cast grows for Cool area’s “The Divide” movie

Veteran actor-director Perry (“Day After Tomorrow,” “Riptide”) King and Left For Dead Productions’ have cast a crucial role in “The Divide,&rdqu ...

Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015

Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...

Media Life: Auburncentric movie magic in pre-production, soon onscreen

Media Life has a twin-bill of Auburncentric film developments this week. One is soon to be seen onscreen in the latest movie by director Jason Reitman. The other is closer to hom ...

Media Life: Victim's-eye view captures daring high Sierra rescue

When you think law-enforcement footage, it’s usually out-of-control, shirtless males being cuffed on “Cops.” But YouTube and a very portable digital video camera have capture ...

Media Life: Colfax set to relive its “Independent” movie memories

From time to time, a community gets a chance to go Hollywood and take part in a movie. Auburn’s had a few of those moments, most notably in 1995 when “Phenomenon” filmed ext ...

State Theater set to welcome “Blade Runner,” actress Sean Young

Auburn’s State Theater is getting ready to welcome actress Sean Young for its showing today of the movie “Blade Runner – The Director’s Cut.” As of Wednesday, however, Y ...

Media Life: “Blade Runner” star Sean Young to guest at classic flick’s Auburn screening

Sean Young, a co-star with Harrison Ford, will be adding some star power as special guest at the State Theater for the Sept. 16 screening of “Blade Runner – The Director’s Cu ...

Media Life: Film foul-up, boffo box office highlight Auburn’s first movie fest

Things got rather Hitchcockian this past weekend at the Hitchcock Film Festival. The festival at the venerable State Theater was a big success, with five of the six offerings play ...

Media Life: And the Media Life “Meddi” awards for 2009 go to …

It’s the start of the awards season and there’s no reason that Media Life again can’t wedge itself into a throng that’s already crowded with Oscar, Emmy, Tony and a plethor ...

Media Life: Surf-guitar king Dick Dale set for Auburn holiday show

The King of Surf Guitar is coming to Auburn. Dick Dale is playing the Auburn Event Center on Dec. 19, bringing a muscular, vibrato-laden wash of sound to the city for a first-time ...

Media Life: World’s ugliest dog Pabst rescued in Auburn

The newly crowned World’s Ugliest Dog has a Cinderella tale that starts in Auburn. Pabst, a take-charge boxer with a prominent underbite, won the global title last weekend at th ...

Media Life:King on TV, Buzz on radio, music in the summer air

The network TV lineups for the fall season are set and CBS has passed on “Happiness Isn’t Everything,” a comedy that held the promise of giving actor and Cool-area rancher Pe ...

Media Life: CBS comedy series could be in actor Perry King’s cards

Cool-area cattleman Perry King’s “other” job as an actor is getting a whole lot more interesting – just as his local effort with “Experience El Dorado” is set for lifto ...