The final book in “The Hunger Games” trilogy is coming to the big-screen in two parts starting in 2014.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The makers of a planned film about rock icon Janis Joplin have tapped recent Tony Award winner Nina Arianda to play the part of the 1960s singer in a biographical movie directed by Sean Durkin, a spokesman for the director said on Tuesday. The independently-produced film, titled “Joplin,” looks at the last six months in the life of the raspy-voiced singer who died in 1970 of a drug overdose following chart success with classic rock hits such as “Down on Me” and “Piece of My Heart
Channing Tatum, who can be seen in the “Magic Mike” film in theaters, will soon be in another film taking stunts to another level. The Hollywood Reporter stated that the actor…
Peter O'Toole is retiring from show business, saying he no longer has the heart for it and that it's time to “chuck in the sponge.”
LONDON (Reuters) – Together they foiled the villainous plot of a diamond-thieving penguin and saved a village from an enormous mutant rabbit, but the faithful canine star of Oscar-winning plasticine duo Wallace and Gromit was originally a cat, their creator has revealed. British animator Nick Park said he had originally sketched out Gromit the cat as a feline foil for the eccentric, cheese-loving inventor Wallace. “But when I came to model the cat out of clay, I just found a dog easier to make
The repeal effort has little chance of success, but the attacks are intended to ignite opposition to the law and force Democrats to publicly defend it.
(Reuters) – Cable operator Comcast Corp said its NBC Universal unit will sell its 15.8 percent stake in History Channel owner A&E Television Networks LLC to the other partners in the venture for $3.02 billion in cash. Comcast sold its stake in A&E for $1 billion more than it said it was worth only a few months ago. The stake sale comes two months after Comcast said it would exercise an option to sell “a substantial portion” of its holding to its joint-venture partners Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corp.
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