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Rex Sikes ' Movie Beat Chats with author/producer/director Rocky Lang

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Rocky Lang has been involved in the motion picture and television business all his life. Recently he Executive Produced, “Racing For Time” for Lifetime Television starring Charles Dutton, which received a Best Picture nomination for The Image Awards. He has had 4 books published. Growing up as the son of veteran producer and Universal Studios executive, Jennings Lang ("Earthquake" "Play Misty For Me" among others), Rocky knew early on that he wanted to write/produce and direct. Lang set himself on a track that has seen him produce and direct five documentary films including the award-winning "The Making of Tootsie", assignments directing the long-running hit show "Remington Steele" and then on to direct three features, “Nervous Ticks”, (Columbia Tri-Star) “Race For Glory”, (New Century Vista) “All’s Fair”, (Moviestore). His produced "White Squall” for Disney/Hollywood Pictures starring Jeff Bridges and directed by Ridley Scott. He also produced the Emmy-Award winning “Titanic", a 4-hour mini-series for CBS. Besides his directing career, Lang has had deals as a producer and director with Warner Bros., Universal, New World, CBS, NBC, ABC, Twentieth Century Fox, Cinecom, MGM and United Artists. Lang is also an award winning screenwriter, having written several screenplays and has received a dramatic writing award from the Houston Film Festival for his original screenplay, The Low Post. His screenplay, Crossing Memphis, was optioned by Quincy Jones and Columbia Pictures. Mr. Lang’s most recent script, The Babe That Struck out Ruth sold to ‘bel Films. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com

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