Tag Archives: Michael Frost Beckner

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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The “To Appomattox” Blog: One-Year Anniversary Retrospective!

“Wow!” That is the first thing that comes to mind when looking at the date on the calendar: August 25th. It was a year ago today that Greg Caggiano and myself started the blog together. We were writing on the … 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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Interview with Historical Consultant John Michael Priest

I recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions to John Michael Priest, one of the historical consultants on Grant vs. Lee. He is considered one of the leading experts on the history of the 1862 Maryland Campaign, and … Continue reading

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What We Want to See, Volume IV: A Strong, Character-driven Narrative

We’ve talked a lot in the last two “What We Want to See” articles about a lot of the battle scenes and other elements that are to take place in To Appomattox. From recreating the hells of war, to the … Continue reading

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Pre-Production News and Notes (8/26/11)

Just some news and notes that have been posted on the show’s official Facebook Page, if you have not already read them or don’t want to scan through weeks of updates and posts from fans and crew members alike. This … Continue reading

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Interview with Historical Adviser Cary Eberly

For the past several years, historian Cary Eberly has been writing for the very popular, and award-winning website, ExplorePAHistory, and if he was not busy during that time, he surely is busy now! The accomplished writer is currently working on … Continue reading

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