Bryan H. Carroll Helms Doc Based on Motorcycle Legend’s Sweeping Life
(Los Angeles, CA) Gnarlynow Entertainment will co-produce, along with Walking West Entertainment, the dramatic story of Ed “Iron Man” Kretz, the motorcycle racer who became a legend for his heroic and often death-defying races. A Southern California native, Kretz’ awe-inspiring career began in the 1930’s and carried through the 1950’s. His popularity helped establish motorcycle racing as a bona fide sport. Kretz’s career unfolded against the background of a compelling love story that played out alongside this dangerous and nascent sport. His legacy continued with his son, Ed Kretz Jr., who also drew attention to the sport, setting records and carrying on his father’s passion for motorcycle racing.
The project has the full cooperation and consultation of Ed Kretz Jr. and the Kretz estate. Bryan H. Carroll and James Walker are employing a two-pronged approach for the story, beginning with a feature documentary, followed by a narrative feature. Production for the documentary begins on July 13, 2012 in California; Carroll is directing the documentary and Walker will produce. Delivery of the documentary feature is set for late summer 2013. The narrative feature will begin production in early 2013, and will be produced by Carroll and Walker. Carroll, whose producing credits include Public Enemies, Miami Vice, The Invisible Highway and Collateral, founded Gnarlynow Entertainment in early 2010 to create positive-message, personality-driven films.
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About Gnarlynow Entertainment
Gnarlynow Entertainment was launched in 2010 by Producer-Director Bryan H. Carroll, succeeding his earlier company BC Entertainment. The production company is based in Southern California.
Gnarlynow was created to gather emerging and established talent to produce positive, quality entertainment that motivates and informs. Producer – Director Carroll has a career that encompasses a wide array of credits in film, television and commercials, from Editor, to Producer to Director. He has spent his entire career in close collaboration with Hollywood’s leading filmmakers in a spectrum of producing, creative, and technical roles. Among a long list of top talents, Bryan has worked with James Cameron, Joel Silver and Michael Mann, with whom he has shared key producing roles on such movies as “Collateral,” “Miami Vice,” and “Public Enemies” and the television series “RHD Robbery Homicide Division.” His career is also marked with a deep expertise in emerging technology, making him an in-demand expert on the application of digital technologies on the storytelling process. Some of the movies on which he has led technology include “Titanic,” “Collateral,” “Ali,” “Public Enemies”, and have had profound impact on the methodology of filmmaking.
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