Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Jon Lindstrom finishes screenplay, and more

With his roles as the evil Mark McCormack on "Santa Barbara," terrorizing poor Mary right into that killer neon "C" at the top of the Capwell Hotel, plus his evil-twin thing as Ryan Chamberlain and Kevin Collins on "General Hospital," Jon Lindstrom sure has made a career out of soaps. These days, though, Lindstrom has been concentrating on movie projects, both large- and small-screen, and not just in front of the camera.

The first is "The Sitter," a Lifetime TV movie that also features William R. (Billy) Moses. In the thriller, Lindstrom plays Tate Walker. "Directed by Russell Mulcahy, it’s a thriller about a quintessential American family and the stranger who insinuates herself into their lives," Lindstrom's official website says. Gail O'Grady stars, as well. The movie was set to air on Lifetime earlier this month.

"The Double Born" is "a claustrophobic thriller about two murderous friends, used by a desperate woman who they dangerously underestimate," according to the IMDb. It's based on a Bram Stoker short story. Lindstrom portrays Ephraim in the film, classified as in postproduction. It's directed and written by Tony Randel, with help from Peter Atkins.

Lindstrom tries his hand at writing and producing for "The Hard Easy," which features hotties David Boreanaz ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel" and "Bones") and Nick Lachey. Lindstrom's tale is about "two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody." Bruce Dern and Gary Busey join that great cast.

To keep up to date on Lindstrom's career, check his official website, launched just last year.

BRBTV News Blog Blip: The Los Angeles Times reports on a special tribute to Barbara Stanwyck, our Connie Colby of "Dynasty" and "The Colbys," on what would have been her 100th birthday.

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