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Caliber Media Co. Reserves Film Rights to Play about the Death of Danny Casolaro

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“Danny Casolaro was a freelance reporter investigating high-level corruption in the Reagan/Bush Justice Department. A year into uncovering the story, Casolaro was found dead in a Virginia motel room, his arms slashed over a dozen times. The authorities called it suicide, but a host of conspiracy theorists — and The House Judiciary Committee — disagreed.”

Sundance: Caliber, Aviation pact on ‘Casolaro’

Duo finalize agreement on film rights to stage play

By Jeff Sneider

Variety, January 18, 2013

Caliber Media Co. and Aviation Cinemas have finalized an agreement to option feature film rights to Dominic Orlando’s stage play “Danny Casolaro Died For You,” which will investigate the mysterious death of the titular journalist. Multi-hyphenate Eric Steele, who produced Yen Tan’s Sundance pic “Pit Stop” and also appears in competition title “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints,” will direct from a script by Orlando, who was Casolaro’s cousin.

Caliber Media’s Dallas Sonnier and Jack Heller (“Dark Was the Night”) will produce with Steele’s partner Adam Donaghey (“Lovers of Hate”).

Danny Casolaro

Based on a true story, Danny Casolaro was a freelance reporter investigating high-level corruption in the Reagan/Bush Justice Department. A year into uncovering the story, Casolaro was found dead in a Virginia motel room, his arms slashed over a dozen times. The authorities called it suicide, but a host of conspiracy theorists — and The House Judiciary Committee — disagreed. Casolaro’s recovered notes detailed his plan to expose several major players behind a number of clandestine activities, including the Inslaw case, about a software manufacturer whose owner accused the Justice Department of stealing its work product and using the money to fund covert CIA operations, and the October Surprise theory that, during the Iran hostage crisis, Iran deliberately held back American hostages to help Ronald Reagan win the 1980 presidential election. Orlando’s play peels the curtain back on Casolaro’s journey towards truth and the ultimate price he paid to find it.

“As a young teenager, I sat in the back seat of my parents’ Dodge as we drove home from Thanksgiving Day Weekend, eagerly devouring the manuscript of Danny’s first novel — the manuscript!  It had coffee stains! Here was the real thing, a real reporter, funny, poetic, brave — and he was my cousin!  One of the first titles I considered for this play was Superman Is Dead — that tells you everything you need to know about where this story sits in my heart,” Orlando said of his personal connection to the story.

In recent years, Steele participated in a staged reading of Orlando’s play in Texas and was deeply moved by the story. “Everyone in the room was silent following the reading,” recalled Steele. “Danny’s unsolved death brings an intensity and a weight behind these words.”

Steele shared the project with his childhood friend Sonnier, who had been following the recent rise of independent filmmakers from his home state of Texas, and the two decided to partner up to produce the film adaptation of the play.

Caliber is currently prepping Kurt Russell starrer “Bone Tomahawk,” having recently wrapped the Ken Marino pic “Milo.” Company recently helped package client Leslye Headland’s “Bachelorette,” which debuted at Sundance last year and was distributed by Radius-TWC. Caliber was also involved in packaging this year’s Sundance pic “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” for screenwriter client Michael Starrbury.

Aviation Cinemas Prods. was founded last year under the umbrella of Aviation Cinemas, Inc., the holding company for the Historic Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff. Consisting of filmmakers Barak Epstein, Jason Reimer, Donaghey and Steele, the Aviation Cinemas team was recently profiled in the New York Times for giving the city of Dallas “a burst of indie street credibility.”

Orlando is a two-time Jerome Fellow, a four-time MacDowell Fellow, a McKnight Fellow and a founding producer of The Workhaus Playwrights Collective, company-in-residence at The Playwrights Center in Minneapolis. His work has been produced and supported by HERE, Lincoln Center, New York Theatre Workshop, and Berkeley Repertory Theatre, among others. He’s repped by manager Adam Peck of Synchronicity Management.

Contact Jeff Sneider at  jeff.sneider@variety.com

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118064826/

Weekly News Update on the Americas, Issue #1159, January 13, 2013

Port-au-Prince Government Commissioner Lucmane Délile, the chief prosecutor for Haiti’s capital, met with former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide (1991-1996, 2001-2004) for about 30 minutes on Jan. 9 to discuss criminal complaints accusing Aristide of theft, swindling and abuse of confidence.

The meeting took place in Aristide’s residence in Tabarre, a well-to-do neighborhood northeast of the capital. It was originally scheduled for the prosecutor’s office downtown, but Délile apparently decided to change the location when 1,000 or more Aristide supporters began protesting outside his office.

The complaints against Aristide, filed by individuals who say they were victims, charge that he benefited from a credit cooperative scheme that bankrupted thousands during his second term and that he exploited children in his Fanmi Selavi (“Family Is Life”) foundation by using them for fundraising. Both Délile and President Michel Martelly (“Sweet Micky”) have denied that there are political motives behind the charges against Aristide.

Dieuseul Simon Desras, the president of the National Assembly, said in early January that the case looked like a political maneuver intended to distract attention from the country’s social and economic crisis and from political problems associated with Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) president Josué Pierre Louis, who is facing a rape accusation.

One of Aristide’s attorneys, Newton Saint-Juste, described the Jan. 9 meeting as “friendly”; the former president’s legal team also included human rights attorney Mario Joseph [see Update #1148] and Camille Leblanc. Afterwards Commissioner Délile said he was forwarding the case to an investigative judge, who will decide whether to proceed. (Haïti Libre (Haiti) 1/4/13; Radio Kiskeya (Haiti) 1/9/13; AlterPresse (Haiti) 1/9/13, Radio Métropole (Haiti) 1/10/13)

On Jan. 5 investigative judge Carvès Jean confirmed that the government had issued former “president for life” Jean-Claude (“Baby Doc”) Duvalier (1971-1986) a diplomatic passport. The judge ruled on Jan. 30, 2012 that Duvalier should face trial for corruption but not for the brutal crimes committed by his government [see Update #1121]. Duvalier could be sentenced to as many as five years in prison for allegedly embezzling $300 million to $800 million during his administration, but he is now free to leave the country. (Haïti Libre 1/5/13)

http://weeklynewsupdate.blogspot.com/2013/01/wnu-1159-new-violence-in-chiles-mapuche.html

By John Robles

Voice of Russia, January 8, 2013

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa says that he is being targeted for assassination by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and judging from all available information it is almost a given that he is right. The reasons are many: oil, trade, exploitation of resources, geopolitical ambitions, military and strategic positioning, foreign policy objectives, regional alliances and once again that name comes up: Julian Assange. If Correa knows everything Assange does he is definitely walking around with crosshairs on his head.

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has stated that a plot to assassinate him has been uncovered and that the timeline calls for him to be killed prior to the upcoming elections. His assassination is part of a CIA plot to destabilize the entire region.

Given the long and sordid history of the CIA in Latin America and the almost countless cases of assassination, regime changes and propping up dictators throughout Latin America, Correa’s claim is not only believable but also almost a given when we look at a few of the things he has and has not done for and against the all powerful US interests.

When I began investigating for this article I was surprised at the number of witnesses and sources that have disappeared or had “strange” problems preventing them from getting evidence to the public, but of course that is not unusual, what is unusual here is the sheer number.

The most egregious “sins” Correa is guilty of are the closing of the US Manta Military Base and the eviction of all US forces and the subsequent offering of the base to China and the granting of political asylum to WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange.

For Correa, if he is right, the clock is ticking. Ecuadorians go to the polls on February 17 less than a month and a half from now. Reportedly his life will be at greatest risk when campaigning begins and after he registers to run, on January 15th until the actual election, unless of course Correa becomes afraid and decides to not run and hides in the shadows, something which is highly unlikely.

The latest information about a plot to assassinate Correa came from a Chilean journalist named Patricio Mery Bell who was investigating an alleged $88-million drug-money-funded CIA plot to destabilize the Ecuadorian government and the region.

Correa has also become a pain in the neck for the US as he often maintains the same stance on issues as Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, currently battling with a strangely coincidental case of cancer.

Another huge sin by Correa is that, just like Muammar Gaddafi, he has reduced poverty in his country, increased the standard of living for all citizens, expanded democracy and while doing all of this has maintained an independent political and economic stance. Like Libya, Cuba, Iraq before the invasion and other countries where social democratic and socialist systems were growing and prospering, Ecuador’s societal model can not be allowed to stand as it contradicts US propaganda and capitalist interests.

Ecuador is also one of Latin America’s largest oil exporters and rejoined OPEC in 2007, and like Iraq and Libya is diversifying its trade and hard currency reserves away from the dollar. Something both Hussein and Gaddafi did days before their countries were invaded.

So the reasons for the CIA assassinating Correa are many and obvious, if he can be replaced by a US leaning puppet, the US can exploit Ecuador’s oil, enable the exploitation of the population by US corporate and business interests, further undermine other countries and leaders in the region, expand its influence, regain its lost military position and bases, important for logistical support for covert missions and illicit trade, and lastly evict Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

http://english.ruvr.ru/2013_01_08/Correa-was-to-be-assassinated-by-CIA-before-elections/

Jeremy Renner To Star In True-Life CIA Thriller Kill The Messenger

By Eric Eisenberg

Cinema Blend, February 1, 2013

Kill The Messenger, the in-development movie based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb, has been in development for quite a long time now. The project was first set up at Unuversal eight years ago by producer Scott Stuber, however, it has wallowed in development hell ever since. But finally the film has gotten some good news that could very well put it on the fast track.

Deadline has learned that in advance of next week’s Berlin Film Market Jeremy Renner has signed on to both star in and produce Kill The Messenger. Michael Cuesta, who won an Emmy last year for his work on the critically beloved Showtime series Homeland, is set to direct the film based on a script by Peter Landesman (who is currently directing the new JFK assassination drama Parkland).

For those unfamiliar with the story, Gary Webb was a reporter working for the San Jose Mercury News who wrote a three-part series about the connection between the CIA and the Contras in Nicaragua who were smuggling cocaine into the United States, which was then sold as crack in Los Angeles. Following the report the government organization began a smear campaign against the writer, leading Webb to kill himself. He was 48 years old.

Landesman based his script on two separate books, including Webb’s “Dark Alliance: The CIA, The Contras, And The Crack Cocaine Explosion,” and “Kill The Messenger: How The CIA’s Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb” by Nick Schou. Production is aiming to begin this summer, though there’s no official release date in place yet.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Jeremy-Renner-Star-True-Life-CIA-Thriller-Kill-Messenger-35456.html