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BREAKING NEWS: “To Appomattox” Kickstarter Officially Launched!

The official Kickstarter Campaign for To Appomattox launched today at 8:30 A.M. PST. The goal set for the campaign is the largest ever attempted on Kickstarter: $2.5 Million. To donate to the Kickstarter, click here! This is your chance to … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: “To Appomattox” Kickstarter Campaign to Launch April 16th!

As many of you are aware, the producers of To Appomattox have spent many years trying to bring this epic miniseries to life. But as has been the case, roadblocks have continued to prevent this series from getting the green … Continue reading

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QUICK UPDATES: Kickstarter and Stephen Lang

Sorry for the long time since our last post, ladies and gentlemen. The last few months have been rather busy for me. I’ve been hard at work making a film of my own (A fan-made film entitled Doctor Who: A … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: New FNYTSF Blog Discusses the Future of “To Appomattox.”

Greg Caggiano, my friend and colleague with whom I co-founded this blog in 2011, had a discussion with an unspecified member of the production team in regards to the future of the To Appomattox miniseries. Greg wrote some of the … Continue reading

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Daily Mail Article on Rob Lowe Gives Possible Information About Network/Production Company for “Grant vs. Lee” (UPDATED)

On February 5th, the Daily Mail, a newspaper from Great Britain, published an article online about Rob Lowe, the actor currently slated to portray Ulysses S. Grant in the upcoming To Appomattox/Grant vs. Lee miniseries. The article mainly covers his … Continue reading

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“Grant vs. Lee” Wikipedia Page

The Wikipedia page for the miniseries Grant vs. Lee has appeared online. This will give viewers to the page information about the series, from cast and crew information, as well as updates. As with the IMDb page, the Wikipedia page … Continue reading

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New Call for Videos! Topic: The Music for the Series!

First off, wanted to begin by giving a big THANK YOU to all of those who responded to our call for videos to be used in the presentation piece to the network! The producers got some great videos, and are … Continue reading

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Michael Beckner Wants YOU for “Grant vs. Lee” Video!

Series writer and Executive Producer Michael Beckner just announced this on the official Facebook page for the series: MFB here. In about a week, the creative team is traveling to a big meeting with the network. The unswerving support of … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS! “TO APPOMATTOX” NOW “GRANT VS. LEE”

This evening it was announced on the official website that the Civil War miniseries previously titled To Appomattox has been given a new title: Grant vs. Lee. This title change was agreed upon by writer/executive producer Michael Beckner, the studio, … Continue reading

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“Hatfields & McCoys” and the Validity of Historical Drama

If Hollywood and major networks need any validation that historical dramas can be done and done right, they should look no further than the History Channel miniseries Hatfields & McCoys. Now, while I cannot be a hundred percent certain that … Continue reading

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