Eco-Celeb ROBERT REDFORD LEADS STAR LINEUP AT MIPCOM 2010
Paris 14 September 2010 – For its 26th edition, MIPCOM is preparing to welcome a host of international television and cinema stars.
Heading the lineup is actor, director, producer, Robert Redford who will be attending this year’s MIPCOM to celebrate the first anniversary of Sundance Channel in Europe. As the founder of Sundance Channel, Robert Redford will participate in a media question and answer session on Wednesday,October 6, during which he will discuss the Sundance Channel’s international expansion plans. US-based Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC), has launched its Sundance Channel, WE tv and RUSH HD brands internationally and manages their global expansion.
Cannes will be infected by the highly-anticipated series, The Walking Dead,brought by Fox International Channels (and Entertainment One) to MIPCOM. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator, Aliens, Armageddon, The Incredible Hulk) who also produces the guild’s Produced By conference and talent, Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually, Teachers, Strike Back) and Sarah Wayne Callies (Prison Break) will invade the Croisette to promote the series. The Walking Dead is produced by AMC and based onRobert Kirkman’s best- selling graphic novel by the same name. The show tells the story of a group of survivors trying to persevere in a world stricken by a zombie apocalypse.