BBC’s Home Movie allows 100 novice cast and crew members to make a film.

BBC’s Home Movie allows 100 novice cast and crew members to make a film.
Reversing the format of Project Greenlight, the BBC’s £4 million show Home Movie “will feature a cast and crew made up entirely of novices who have never worked in film or television.” A real director and real screenwriter will guide the production, which will cost about £2 million to produce. 100 people will be cast for the show, which “is not a shortcut to success. It is genuinely aspirational and is about grounding people in the real mechanics of the film business,” a BBC spokesperson says.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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