Fox Sports 1/19 Disney and Lucasfilm to create a new “parental” documentary, with a twist Fox Sports 2/19 ‘The Parenthood’ is about parents as human beings, and will explore “the bond between children and parents” Fox Sports 3/19 The documentary will explore the “bond between children” Fox via ABC News 4/19 An interview with Lucasfilm chief creative officer John Knoll will air on “Good Morning America” on Sunday Fox 5/19 It will be the first time a documentary has ever been screened as part of a GMA broadcast, which has become an increasingly popular option for cable channels Fox 6/19 “The Paternity” will include interviews with “parents who’ve lost children” and “parents whose kids died from preventable conditions” Fox News 7/19 A “paternity” documentary about the “pregnancy and birth” of an “act of terror” will air this summer Fox News 8/19 In a statement to Fox News, a Lucasfilm spokesperson said the documentary will “explore the bond between parents and their children” via ABC and other media.
“Our documentary will not only look at the bond that parents and children have with one another, it will explore how the relationship between children, parents, and society is evolving and evolving,” they added.
“The story of how a tragedy such as this occurred will also explore the effects of child neglect on the lives of children, their families and society.”
Fox News 9/19 Parents’ groups are “appalled” by the decision and have called for it to be withdrawn from the GMA lineup, with the International Paternity and Parenting Association (IPPA) calling it a “misleading, misleading and harmful movie”.
It is unclear whether the film will air as part a “family day” or will instead focus on the “real issues” that have emerged in the wake of the Aurora massacre.
The IPA says that Lucasfilm is “taking advantage of the tragedy to promote its own agenda and brand”.
Fox News 10/19 ICPA president Dr Richard S. Stilwell called the decision “a slap in the face” for “the American people” and accused the studios of attempting to “silence” parents and families.
“We will be asking the studio to reconsider this decision as soon as possible and we will continue to push for the full release of ‘The Birth of a Nation’ to all families who were impacted by the tragedy in Aurora,” Dr Stilwood said.
“I urge all parents and those who loved their children to contact their legislators and urge them to call for their lawmakers to protect the families of Aurora victims.”
Fox Sports 11/19 Fox News has received an email from Lucasfilm confirming the film is still on the schedule.
A statement from Fox News said the decision was “unfortunate” and that it is “unnecessary” for the film to be pulled from the schedule in light of the events in Aurora, Colorado.
Fox News 12/19 Lucasfilm said in a statement that it was “not surprised” by Fox News’s decision.
“This decision was made on the basis of the facts presented to us by our team of filmmakers,” the statement read.
FoxNews.com 13/19 More to come. “
To reiterate that the film was not pulled because of the tragic events in Colorado, but because of Lucasfilm’s own team of writers and directors, the team worked tirelessly and were committed to the film, and as we continue to explore this story we will work with our lawyers to ensure that this matter is resolved.”
FoxNews.com 13/19 More to come.
For now, the release of the film remains on hold.
“As the story unfolds, I look forward to sharing my experience with others as well as exploring the connections that I have made in my life and that have helped shape my career.””
As the story unfolds, I look forward to sharing my experience with others as well as exploring the connections that I have made in my life and that have helped shape my career.”