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Anthony Hopkins Joins JJ Abrams/Jonah Nolan HBO Series

Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins and actress Evan Rachel Wood have been cast in the TV reboot of the classic sci-fi/western Westworld .

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Related Topix: Thor, Star Trek, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins, True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Evan Rachel Wood, Thriller, Westworld, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

First-Ever Auction at Graceland to Feature Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts, 8/14

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever "Auction at Graceland" were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis, Rock-N-Roll

Cleveland.com

'Fight Club' author writing comic book sequel; FXX to air entire 'Simpsons' series; more - A.M. entertainment news links

Here's some of what's happening this morning in entertainment headlines: 'Little Big Man' author Thomas Berger died at age 89 after a long illness; and more.

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Related Topix: Little Big Man, War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure

BroadwayWorld.com

Jungle Theater's Founder & Artistic Director Bain Boehlke to Retire in 2015

The Jungle Theater announced today that Founder Bain Boehlke will step down from his current duties as Artistic Director, effective June 30, 2015.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Fargo, Thriller

Daily Mail

Marilyn Monroe's lost model shots revealed

She was one of the most photographed women in U.S. history, so it's hard to believe there are still powerful images of Marilyn Monroe which have never seen the light of day.

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Related Topix: River of No Return, Adventure, Film Noir, Thriller, Drama Movies, Niagara, Celebrities, Vocal, Marilyn Monroe, New York

Examiner.com

'Fargo' returns with another cold case

Its official folks and probably no great surprise either, but the smash hit psycho-crime drama "Fargo" will be back for a second season .

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Related Topix: Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Celebrities, Billy Bob Thornton

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

Novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined American West in 'Little Big Man,' dies in NY at 89

Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Luke Wilson, TX, University of Cincinnati, Columbia University, The New School

Examiner.com

Info 101: Movieclips 220: James Garner

Born in Norman, Oklahoma, in 1928, just as America was about to enter the Great Depression, James Garner's life began in the presence of an abusive stepmother.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rockford Files, Maverick, Comedy, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Bret Maverick

Bangkok Post

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One of the best new bands I came across during my recent trip to the UK was the eight-member, London-based outfit, Ibibio Sound Machine.

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Related Topix: Watches, Williams, Classical, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis, Rock-N-Roll

Canada.com

Doug Camilli: Jolie and Pitt will get intimate By the Sea

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have signed to star together in a movie. She wrote the script and will direct; he'll be among the producers.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Entertainment, Television, The Lone Ranger, Johnny Depp, Lone Ranger

OhNoTheyDidnt

Evan Rachel Wood Offered Lead Role on JJ Abrams' and HBO's 'Westworld'

Our friends at Film Divider have done some digging on a new HBO project that's flown a bit under the radar, and uncovered plot and cast details aplenty.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Westworld, Mildred Pierce, Action Movies, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, True Blood, Evan Rachel Wood, Science / Technology, Robots

KTAR

Despite shutdown, Grand Canyon still earns $476M for Arizona

Position: Senior News Reporter. Started with KTAR July 4, 1999. Favorite food: Steak and shrimp, and any food on campouts.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Drama Movies, True Grit, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne

KAZR-FM Des Moines

gunsnroses

THIS DAY IN 1987: Guns N' Roses, seen here at the MTV Awards in 1992, released their debut album, "Appetite for Destruction."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Willie Nelson, Red Headed Stranger, Country, Kay Starr, Vocal, Patricia Elliott

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Jalopnik

In Honor Of James Garner, Here's How To Pull a J-Turn

Whether he was sharking cards as Bret Maverick, driving race cars, or outwitting the bad guys as Jim Rockford, James Garner was one of those Hollywood actors who always seemed impossibly cool.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Maverick, Comedy, Rockford Files, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Bret Maverick, Celebrities, James Garner

Examiner.com

James Garner R.I.P.

James Garner was born James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, Oklahoma. He attended the University of Oklahoma and married Lois Clarke in 1956.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Maverick, Action TV, Adventure, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Rockford Files, Action Movies, Celebrities, James Garner

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Unforgiven: Deconstructing an Anti-Western

The Clint Eastwood/David Peoples classic Unforgiven is deconstructed by Into the West's Kirk Ellis and Apaloosa's Robert Knott as they explore its gritty action, ambiguous morality, and the tried-and-true tropes of its genre.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Unforgiven, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood

Chicago Sun-Times

James Garner: 1928-2014

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Move Over, Darling, The Children's Hour, Drama Movies, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Comedy Movies, Bret Maverick, Cash McCall

Examiner.com

Wanna a really big shoe? Here's The Ed Sullivan Show, more than 1,000 hours

Wow. We know Time-Life/Star-Vista puts out box sets that always top the "Best of" list---think Carol Burnett, Mama's Family , the upcoming Wonder Years ).

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Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Musical Movies, The Beatles

SFGate

Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Drama, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Rockford Files, Action Movies, Bret Maverick

The Wichita Eagle

Gallery: Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

In this Feb. 5, 2005 file photo, James Garner, arrives for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Maverick, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Bret Maverick, Celebrities, James Garner, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

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