Friday, March 23, 2007

Production company coming to town?

John Beifuss reports on a movie production firm sniffing around Memphis:
Local officials were hopeful Thursday that Robert L. Johnson, the African-American billionaire who founded the Black Entertainment Television network, might move his new movie production company to Memphis.

"Of all the cities we've been to so far, Memphis has been the most impressive," said Damon Lee, executive vice president-production for Johnson's fledgling Our Stories Films company. "We've been very impressed with not only the locations but also the commitment and the hunger to bring movies to Memphis."

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