“Lion’s” Raize to Star in Avildsen project

by Michael FlemingPublished in Daily Variety (Los Angeles, CA)February 26, 1998 NEW YORK — Director John Avildsen has landed Jason Raize, star of the Broadway hit “The Lion King,” to topline an untitled film he’ll shoot this summer about New Jersey high school kids who complete in annual fashion competitions between local schools. Raize, the READ MORE