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March 27, 2011 by  
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Good news – VH1 has begun to promote the Monkees TV Movie, and the cast
members are set:

Sunday March 19 10:19 PM ET
VH1 Believes in Monkees Movie
By Paula Bernstein

NEW YORK (Variety) – Ramping up its commitment to original TV movies, VH1
will begin production in Toronto Monday on ”Daydream Believers: The
Monkees’ Story,” about the four musicians/actors who starred in the 1960s
TV show.

The film will rely heavily on music, as the film’s producers have acquired
the rights to the entire Monkees catalog. Rhino Records will likely release
the film’s soundtrack.

Its cast of newcomers includes George Stanchev as Davy Jones; Jeff Geddis
as Mike Nesmith; L.B. Fisher as Peter Tork; and Aaron Lohr as Mickey Dolenz.

Wallace Langham (”Veronica’s Closet”) will play impresario Don Kirschner.
Producers hope to cast the roles of Bob Rafaelson and Jack Nicholson, who
were involved in the creation of the band. VH1 is aiming for a premiere in
mid to late June.

VH1 is also beginning production Monday of “Out of Sync,”……



On this Wednesday’s “South Park” (3/22) episode,. they are airing the
episode with the conjoined twin known as the dodgeball competion the boys
will be in. In the episode, while Kyle’s mom is showing a book to the boys
on conjoined twins, in the book, they show a picture of Micky & Mike
together as conjoined twins.


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