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Addicted to Fame (2012)

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"ADDICTED TO FAME" is the hilarious, outrageous, and ultimately tragic true story of one filmmaker's journey from obscurity to moral blindness in the seductive glare of the media spotlight. Director DAVID GIANCOLA wanted to break out by making a "Movie that mocked B-Movies". He thought he could manipulate the media by casting ANNA NICOLE SMITH. In the end the media manipulated him instead as his star and one of his Producers died in a media feeding frenzy. The film bombed but the story was the most reported event of 2007 - behind only coverage of the Iraq war. The truth is always stranger and more unbelievable than fiction...


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 26th, 2012 (Limited) by Abramorama Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Movie Business, Performing Arts, Voiceover/Narration, Big Break, Directing Yourself, Screenplay Written By the Star, Addiction
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Abramorama, Brainstorm Media, Arthouse Roadshow Pictures, Edgewood Studios
Production Countries: United States


John James    Himself
David Giancola    Himself
Anna Nicole Smith    Herself
Joanie 'Chyna' Laurer    Herself
Howard K. Stern    Himself
Daniel Wayne Smith    Himself
Mary Beth French    Herself
Zorinah Juan    Himself
Ben Coello    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

David Giancola    Screenwriter
Sy Devol    Producer
Richard Abramowitz    Executive Producer
Keith Pickard    Executive Producer

Addicted to Limited Releases

November 30th, 2012

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