On this Date, April 5, 1943, actor Max Gail born

American actor  Maxwell Trowbridge “Max” Gail, Jr. was born in  Detroit on this date, April 5, 1943. .  Raised in Grosse Ile, Michigan, Gail would later become an instructor for the University Liggett School before becoming an actor.  He has has starred in stage, television, and film roles, with his debut role in 1970 for … More On this Date, April 5, 1943, actor Max Gail born

On this Date, April 5, 1926, Roger Corman born

Dubbed”The King of the Cult Film” or “The Pope of Pop Cinema”, American independent film producer, director, and actor Roger William Corman was born on this date, April 5, 1926 in Detroit. Known as a trailblazer in the world of independent film,  Corman was originally schooled to follow his father as an engineer. Attending Standford, … More On this Date, April 5, 1926, Roger Corman born

MMM Exclusive: Nathan Quinn celebrates 30 years

  Nathan Quinn just celebrated an important anniversary, a personal milestone.  He has been a filmmaker now for over 30 years. Talking with him, he will tell you of the changes he has seen in these thirty years.  Personally, as the many years have passed, Nathan’s experience and expertise have grown.   In the arc of his … More MMM Exclusive: Nathan Quinn celebrates 30 years

On this Day, March 30,1976 Jessica Cauffiel born

It was on this date, March 30, 1976 in M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory),  American actress and singer,  Jessica Cauffiel was born in Detroit. Born and raised in the theater Cauffiel began her career in New York. Off-Broadway and regional theater productions including Tony Award winner Robert Lopez’s (Avenue Q) 1001 Nights, City of Angels, Antigone, Assassins, Cowboy Mouth, … More On this Day, March 30,1976 Jessica Cauffiel born

Aboard the Michigan Princess with cast of Nathan Quinn’s Anders Dark

It was a bright and sunny spring day.  It was early March in Michigan, a tad chilly, but a more perfect day to be topside in the Michigan Princess you could not find. I had been invited to a rehearsal and shoot of Nathan Quinn’s Anders Dark, the spin-off of Necroland, an Iron Core Media … More Aboard the Michigan Princess with cast of Nathan Quinn’s Anders Dark

On this Day, March 25, 1986 actress Nikki Fioretti born

If you see Nikki Fioretti today, do not forget to wish her a Happy Birthday. As an actress Nikki Fioretti has appeared as Jessica in the rom-com  The Rebound  (2012, directed by Wesley Knodel) and as Andrea in the short films  Bigfoots (2015, a Feral Media production, Michael Wilk, writer/director), and as part of a cute … More On this Day, March 25, 1986 actress Nikki Fioretti born

On this Day, March 25, 2000, screenwriter Jim Cash dies

It was on this date,  March 25, 2000 in M(ichigan)M(ovie)H(istory), American screenwriter and MSU professor Jim Cash died. The seldom seen half of the successful screenwriting team responsible for such notable 1980s screen hits as Legal Eagles (1986)  and Top Gun (1986),  Cash had been under hospital treatment for an intestinal ailment when he died.  … More On this Day, March 25, 2000, screenwriter Jim Cash dies