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ROB HONORED IN 2019 NZ NEW YEARS HONOURS!
OFFICER OF THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT


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The 2019 New Zealand Honours have been announced and Rob has become an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the New Zealand film and television industries.

 

Mr Tapert has brought projects into New Zealand from major production studios including Universal Studios, Screen Gems, TriStar, and Sony. His production credits within New Zealand include the feature films ‘Boogeyman’, ’30 Days of Night’, and the remake of ‘Evil Dead’ and seasons of the television shows ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’, ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’, ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’, ‘Legend of the Seeker’, and ‘Spartacus’. The shows ‘Hercules’ and ‘Xena’ provided more than seven years of continuous employment to hundreds of people in the industry and opportunities for New Zealand actors and crew to hone their expertise.

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Rob Supports Petition For NZ Gun Reform
Posted on: 17 March 2019

Make semi-automatic firearms illegal in New Zealand https://www.change.org/p/new-zealand-parliament-make-semiautomatic-weapons-illegal-in-new-zealand Following the tragic massacre of 49 innocent people in Christchurch and years of inaction on gun reform, it's time for the government of New Zealand to change the law to protect the safety of everyone in this country. In Christchurch we lost an innocence we took for granted and parliament needs to act to put in place laws to protect both New…

Rob Honored in 2019 New Years Honours With NZ Order of Merit
Posted on: 31 December 2018

The 2019 New Zealand Honours have been announced and Rob has become an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the New Zealand film and television industries. TAPERT, Mr Robert Gerard (Rob) For services to the film and television industries Mr Rob Tapert is a film and television producer from the United States with more than 50 production credits, who has been involved with New…

Press Release: Ash Vs Evil Dead Season 3 To Be Released August 21, 2018
Posted on: 24 May 2018

Press Release: SANTA MONICA, CA (May 23, 2018) – Legendary horror icon Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead Franchise) stars in the “truly insane, awe-inspiring, and gruesome” (Merrill Barr, Forbes) final season of “Ash vs Evil Dead”: Season 3, arriving on Digital May 25 and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD August 21 from Lionsgate. Experience the final season of the hilarious, critically acclaimed, most-watched comedy series on Starz® that follows-up…

Confirmed: Ash Vs Evil Dead Has Been Canceled
Posted on: 22 April 2018

Ash Vs Evil Dead has been canceled by Starz and will not progress further than three seasons. The last episode will go to air on April 29, 2018. Starz programming president Carmi Zlotnik issued a statement on Thursday thanking the cast, crew and producers. “Ash vs. Evil Dead has taken audiences on a wild ride for three seasons thanks to the fantastic performances and creative efforts of Sam [Raimi],…

Videos: Rob Goes Behind The Scenes of Ash Vs Evil Dead Season 3 Episodes 1-7
Posted on: 11 April 2018

Check out the videos below of Rob taking you through each episode of Ash Vs Evil Dead Season 3. Episodes 1 through to 7. Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 7 Posted on: 11th April 2018 Executive Producer Rob Tapert takes you behind the scenes of the Ash vs Evil Dead universe Ash vs Evil Dead | Inside the World of Ash vs Evil Dead | Season…

Rob Interviewed For Documentary "Other Men's Careers"
Posted on: 8 February 2018

Rob was interviewed by Michael Bugard recently for a documentary called "Other Men's Careers". Michael tweeted a couple of pictures of Rob with wife Lucy Lawless at the interview. The release date for the documentary has not been announced yet. Great interview with#movie and #tv #producer @robtapert and #actress @RealLucyLawless today! Can't wait for the full realization of the #documentary, "Other Men's Careers". #celebrity #xena #evildead #cultclassic #imdb #actor pic.twitter.com/h9DuJapVAa--…

Press Release: Pleasuredome Debut Season Extended To Christmas
Posted on: 31 October 2017

Pleasuredome the Musical's Debut Season Extended to Christmas Audiences have spoken and thanks to their overwhelming demand and support a further and final extension of the stellar season of Pleasuredome the Musical has been granted with the show now running up until December 23rd 2017. Due to leasing agreements in the existing site, this date CANNOT be extended further and audiences are encouraged to book quickly as these new…

Press Release: Pleasuredome The Musical Set To Extend Its Epic Run
Posted on: 16 October 2017

“Best show of 2017” - Newshub "It was my 20s handed back to me on an 80's orange platter"- NZ Herald "You’ll have a ball" - Theatreview Over 15,000 kiwis have already immersed themselves in the time warping, booty-moving, sensory assaulting entertainment experience that is Pleasuredome the Musical, and due to overwhelming demand, today it’s been announced that the show will extend its epic run by two full weeks. With…

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Ash Vs Evil Dead – Will There Be More?
Posted on: 23rd May 2018

Ash Vs Evil Dead – Will There Be More?

Rob Tapert talking about whether Bruce Campbell would come out of Ash Retirement for more Ash Vs Evil Dead at 2018 Motor City Comic Con May 20, 2018 Motor City Comic Con Video taken by Cirocco Gaea Edited by MaryD / AUSXIP.com



Xena Revival – Rob Answers The Question
Posted on: 23rd May 2018

Xena Revival – Rob Answers The Question

Rob  and Lucy Lawless at Motor City Comic Con – May 20, 2018 Rob being asked the Xena Revival question and his answer. #Xena Video submitted and Taken in by Cirocco Gaea Edited by MaryD / AUSXIP.com



Rob and Lucy at Motor City Comic Con May 20, 2018
Posted on: 23rd May 2018

Rob and Lucy at Motor City Comic Con May 20, 2018

Rob was a surprise guest at the Motor City Comic Con where he joined wife Lucy Lawless. Rob answered questions from fans and also addressed the Xena fans question about a Xena Revival and will there be more Ash Vs Evil Dead. Video submitted and Taken by Cirocco Gaea Edited by: MaryD



Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 10
Posted on: 23rd May 2018

Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 10

Ash vs Evil Dead Executive Producer Rob Tapert takes you behind the scenes of the series finale. Season 3 Episode 10: The Mettle of Man Catch the series finale April 29 on STARZ.



Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 9
Posted on: 23rd May 2018

Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 9

Ash vs Evil Dead Executive Producer Rob Tapert takes you behind the scenes of the Season 3, Episode 9. Catch the series finale April 29 on STARZ.



Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 8
Posted on: 23rd May 2018

Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 8

Ash vs Evil Dead Executive Producer Rob Tapert takes you behind the scenes of season 3, episode 8. Catch the series finale April 29 on STARZ.



Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 7
Posted on: 11th April 2018

Behind The Scenes Ash Vs Evil Dead S3 Episode 7

Executive Producer Rob Tapert takes you behind the scenes of the Ash vs Evil Dead universe Ash vs Evil Dead | Inside the World of Ash vs Evil Dead | Season 3, Episode 7 |



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