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1 hr ago | Reuters

James Earl Jones back on Broadway in 'You Can't Take It With You'

Double Tony-winner James Earl Jones returns to the New York stage next month as an eccentric grandfather in a revival of the 1930s comedy romance "You Can't Take It With You" along with Australian actress Rose Byrne, who is making her Broadway debut.

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Related Topix: You Can't Take It with You, Celebrities, James Earl Jones, Bridesmaids, X-Men: First Class, Drama Movies, Rose Byrne, Short, Thriller, Adventure, The Best Man

5 hrs ago | Home

Colin Firth, Emma Stone riff on working with Woody

Emma Stone, at only 25, hadn't been waiting nearly as long - but she notes her family dog IS named Alvy, after a classic Allen character, and she can keep up with Firth in a spontaneous recounting of the bank robbery scene in "Take the Money and Run."

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Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Celebrities, Colin Firth, Blue Jasmine, Crime Movies, Take the Money and Run, Providence, RI

9 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Eleanor Bron joins The Archers cast

Veteran actress Eleanor Bron has joined the cast of radio soap The Archers - as the character of Carol Tregorran returned to the show tonight after 34 years away.

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Related Topix: Alfie, Drama Movies, Eleanor Bron, Alternative, John Lennon, Pop/Rock

13 hrs ago | FOX23

Rob Reiner Confirms The Princess Bride Musical Plans

Funnyman-turned-moviemaker Rob Reiner is in talks to turn his classic 1987 film "The Princess Bride" into a Broadway musical.

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Related Topix: Adventure, The Princess Bride, Entertainment

17 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Apology as Secret Cinema cancelled

Organisers of an immersive Back To The Future cinema event which was cancelled, leaving ticketholders angry and complaining they had been left out of pocket, have said they are "deeply sorry" and working to get it back on track.

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Related Topix: Back to the Future, Telltale Games, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games

21 hrs ago | LA.com

Bellydance Evolution gives 'Alice in Wonderland' a whole new groove

Alice, the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts and many others familiar characters from the classic tale "Alice in Wonderland" are coming to Hollywood - but they've never been seen like this.

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Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Musical Movies, Arts, Dance, Ballet

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Breckenridge American

MTV's 'Teen Wolf' cast delights fans at Comic-Con

Fans squealed and screamed, and some shed tears at Thursday's Comic-Con panel for MTV's hit series "Teen Wolf."

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Related Topix: Teen Wolf, Entertainment, Television, Family, Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden

The News Tribune

'And So It Goes' pretty well for star Michael Douglas

Everyone seems shocked when they find out "And So It Goes" is the first time veteran actors Michael Douglas, 69, and Diane Keaton, 68, have worked together.

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Related Topix: The Streets of San Francisco, The American President, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Wall Street, Streets of San Francisco, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Michael Douglas

The Winnipeg Free Press

Woody Allen back in spotlight, actively promoting new film and shooting yet another

Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Woody Allen, Jeff Daniels

Pasadena Star-News

Comic-Con 2014: 10 top picks for the first day of SDCC

What: The sold-out convention in San Diego draws thousands of fans from all over the world who love superheroes, vampires and more.

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Related Topix: Showtime, Action Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, Space

NBC Miami

Comic-Con: Thursday's Big Events

Following Wednesday evening's brief preview, Comic-Con makes the jump to light speed Thursday when the first full day of events kicks-off in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Seth Green, Science / Technology, NASA

The News Tribune

Meg Ryan sightings in Va. as star directs film

The latest star sighting was in Old Towne Petersburg, where the Progress-Index reports Ryan was seen Wednesday at a restaurant.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Sleepless in Seattle, Celebrities, Meg Ryan

Reuters

"Shakespeare in Love" bows on London stage - with the dog

The 1998 hit movie "Shakespeare in Love" wove the Bard's famous words into a Hollywood romantic comedy.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Shakespeare in Love, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Joseph Fiennes

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times-Standard

Bing Crosby's kids recall dad's duet with Bowie

David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children.

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Related Topix: White Christmas, Musical Movies, Bing Crosby, Jazz, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids

Sunherald.com

Film camp helps those with autism

One night while browsing the Internet around 4 a.m. she stumbled across information about the Joey Travolta Film Camp - it was like "divine intervention," she said.

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Related Topix: Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta

KOAT-TV

'Batman' TV series to be freed from belfry at San Diego Comic-Con

The granddaddy of all fan conventions -- the San Diego Comic Con -- is back Thursday through Sunday, in what in recent years has turned into a major event for film studios and TV networks that tout their latest fantasy, action and superhero projects.

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Related Topix: Batman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, The Dark Knight

Cincinnati.com

Spike Lee mixes 'Do the Right Thing' with NYC chokehold death

Spike Lee is drawing parallels between a scene from his movie Do the Right Thing with last week's footage of Eric Garner as he was allegedly put in a chokehold by New York police officers.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Spike Lee

Reuters

A Minute With: Jon Voight on his second act, on smaller screen

When Jon Voight joined the growing list of top-flight film actors on television last year as a small-time Boston gangster on drama "Ray Donovan," he felt the role of the aging family patriarch take him back to his early days as a character actor.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Short, Family, War Movies, Drama Movies, Coming Home, Celebrities, Jon Voight

NBC Washington

Happy Birthday Batman: the Dark Knight Turns 75

Caped Crusader, World's Greatest Detective and Dark Knight. Just three of the titles bestowed upon Batman in the 75 years since he first appeared in the story, "The Case of the Chemical Syndicate," published in DC Comics' "Detective Comics" #27.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Graham Leader

Review: Allen casts a limp spell in 'Magic'

Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust Memories": tidiness.

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Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Drama Movies, Stardust Memories, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Woody Allen, New York

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