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Happy New Year, everyone!

December 31, 2009 7 comments

Well, another year comes to a close, and, frankly, for this one not a moment too soon for many of us!

I wish for all of you a blessed and prosperous 2010. May the new year bring peace to the world, joy to all people, and love to you, my friends!

Thanks for supporting this blog, Kevin’s many fan and fan club sites and forums, and his Official and new sites! None of us could do any of this without you… So, I raise my glass to everyone for the grand times we’ve had, and the ones we are about to experience together as we embark on 2010. Cheers!

And to you, boss… Here’s to a fantastic year with your exciting new releases to which we will all flock to see and buy… The health of your friends and family… Your continued success… And that we don’t drive you too crazy tweeting and facebooking (is that a word?!) you… Salut!

Teresa made this cool vid of our artists’  New Year’s collages: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atOIC6-sc08 Enjoy!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!

(Artwork by Sanne)

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Kevin mentors Jarrett Crippen in “Lightning Strikes”

December 31, 2009 1 comment

This interesting piece is from Jarrett Crippen who played Deputy Al Johnson in “Lightning Strikes” with Kevin:

Greetings, Kevin fans,

I’d like to say that all of your fandom is completely justified.

When I first met Kevin I had just gotten done in wardrobe when he walked into the VERY small wardrobe trailer. I was walking out.

I didn’t want to bug THE STAR, so I just nodded and moved past him. He stopped, stuck out his hand and said, “HI! I’m Kevin.” (Like I didn’t know who he was…)

We began talking, and he found out I was his deputy and it continued on from there.

Turns out that when Kevin is abroad the last place he wants to be (unless he has other scripts and such to read, which he always seems to have) is his hotel room.

It was great walking the streets of Sophia (Bulgaria) with him, and he is incredibly magnanimous. If he noticed someone looking sideways at him he would take the time to stop and shake their hand. He was very patient as not all of them spoke English, although many do.

Kevin was also very patient with me as I am not an actor and had been given a significant role in the movie. I couldn’t have asked for a better mentor in Kevin and in Gary Jones the director, both very nice and patient.

I hope you’ll like the movie. For a low budget affair I think it is very well done.

-jarrett
a.k.a. The Defuser
http://www.thedefuser.net/Blogger/Blogger.html

(Artwork by Loli)

My Christmas message to Kevin Sorbo’s fans, my friends…

December 24, 2009 6 comments

I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season.

I also want to thank you all for your support and kindness throughout this past year. I am grateful that you are willing to share your touching stories and beautiful art with me and Kevin’s many fans.

It has been a pleasure meeting and getting to know you all. I have enjoyed doing this immensely!

Of course, I can’t forget the boss: Thanks, Kevin, for allowing us into your life. We all wish for you a prosperous year with your career and blessings on your lovely family.

Merry Christmas, everyone!!!

I give you this, one of my favorite bands, Trans-Siberian Orchestra. They totally rock… saw them twice in concert! If you ever get the chance to see them, go! “Christmas Canon Rock”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQNirj6lbGY

“Wolf Canyon” updates

December 21, 2009 1 comment

Only three days to go here in North America until the premier of Kevin’s new show, “Wolf Canyon.” Here are a few updates:

The pilot is now set to air on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24.

Here’s the APTN schedule:

12/24:  8 p.m. and 3 a.m.

12/25:  Midnight

12/26:  11:30 p.m.

It’s also slated for APTN’s HD Channel on 12/27 at 8:30 p.m. EST.

That’s a tough schedule, but we wish everyone the best of luck and hope to see it in our respective areas soon!

New photos have been added to the “Wolf Canyon” Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=name&id=1527372475#/WolfCanyon?ref=ts

I wrote a story for CelebrityCafe.com that posted today. Please feel free to leave a comment. The more positive feedback the show receives, the more likely it is that we will see it on the air. Here is the link: http://thecelebritycafe.com/feature/wolf-canyon-starring-kevin-sorbo-premieres-december-24-12-21-2009

Right: Kevin gets an earful and shoeful from his fictitious directors Quincy Barbara (Matty Finochio) and Jan Bailey (Ali Liebert). This looks like the follow-up to Kevin’s now infamous shoe-sniffing scene!

(Both photographs by Robert Musnicki are courtesy of Really Real Films.)

“Wolf Canyon” is now on YouTube with hot new vids!! Check ’em out here: http://www.youtube.com/tvwolfcanyon

Here’s a link to the 12/25/09 TV Guide Canada program review: http://tvguide.ca/Interviews/Features/Articles/091224_wolf_canyon_GD

Merry Christmas, Kevin!

December 18, 2009 2 comments

Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas is fast approaching and our Sorbo Elves are very busy creating holiday collages for Kevin. There’re a few on a separate page to which I’ll be adding as December 25 draws near. Please see them here:  https://sorbowriter.wordpress.com/kevin-christmas-artwork/

Then follow this link for more:  http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/dd197/forumkevin/?action=view&current=OCX1gif.gif

Kevin Sorbo confesses his guilty pleasures…

December 15, 2009 1 comment

 

Chris Morrow made this vid for CNNiReport:

Kevin Sorbo – Guilty Pleasures

Also, please see Kevin’s new posts at http://www.sorbomedia.com/news.html

“Wolf Canyon” from the screenwriters’ POV

December 13, 2009 Leave a comment

Screenwriting team Tim Stubinski and Michael Markus, originally from the Ottawa Valley in Canada, knew each other in high school. Tim moved following graduation to work mainly with tax consulting firms while Mike pursued his writing dream, having published a children’s novel and optioned a screenplay before he turned 22.

Tim returned to his hometown of Pembroke in 2001 where the pair reconnected, and at a friend’s suggestion began writing together. Mike’s experience with television and a second published book led them to penning scripts as Tim marketed the duo to film and television companies.

One of those companies was Really Real Films with their script for a half-hour comedy called, “Wolf Canyon,” which they completed on spec for someone else who couldn’t produce it. They took their script to Cynde Harmon for consideration. Cynde and husband Allan loved what they read and decided to produce it, casting talents that include Kevin Sorbo.

Tim and Mike paired to answer some questions for us about “Wolf Canyon” that airs December 25 and 26, on APTN.  More…  https://sorbowriter.wordpress.com/qa-with-tim-stubinsky-michael-marcus/