Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > Project Greenlight > Project Greenlight 3

'Project Greenlight' being revived for HBO with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon


UPI News Service, 05/01/2014 

HBO plans to revive "Project Greenlight."

ADVERTISEMENT
The Ben Affleck and Matt Damon-produced series originally aired for two seasons on HBO (2001, 2003) and one on Bravo (2005). The show takes viewers behind the scenes as the two actors search for a first-time filmmaker. One director is "greenlighted" per season to direct their first feature film.

"Project Greenlight was ahead of its time," Affleck asserts. "Now that technology has caught up to the concept, we thought it was a perfect time to bring it back."

"A whole new generation of filmmakers has grown up sharing everything, and the next big director could be just an upload away," the actor continues. "It is really great having 'Project Greenlight' back at HBO."

"'Project Greenlight' works," Damon adds. "Careers have been launched and sustained as a direct result of this contest... Ben and I are really proud of that."

Affleck and Damon will return as producers on the new season of the show. Marc Joubert, T.J. Barrack, Perrin Chiles and Marshall Lewy at Adaptive Studios, and Zanne Devine at Miramax will co-produce.

A potential air date has not been released.


DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.


Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.


Copyright 2014 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.









Take Our User Survey





Page generated in 0.097489833831787 seconds
About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed