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2 hrs ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

The Grim Reaper of showbiz

I must start by saying farewell to Hollywood star James Garner. He is best remembered for the two television series Maverick and The Rockford Files, but he was also a leading man of cinema in the 1950s and 1960s.

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

6 hrs ago | Mashable

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Coulson's Big Promotion 'SQUEEEEE!'

Clark Gregg is pretty pumped about his promotion: The actor who plays Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel universe - promoted to Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the final episode of the ABC show - reminded the Comic-Con crowd Friday what a Marvel nerd he is in real life when he recalled hearing the news of his new title: "Agent Coulson ... and Clark ...

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Related Topix: Clark Gregg, Xena: Warrior Princess, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Captain America: The First Avenger

10 hrs ago | Zap2it.com

'Charmed' stars Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs hit the road; 'Elementary' adds 'Lost' alum

TV news and notes: - It's a "Charmed" reunion, y'all! Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs, who co-starred on The WB series, are teaming up once again for a road-trip show on Great American Country called "Off the Map with Shannen and Holly."

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Related Topix: Charmed, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Elementary, Lost, Celebrities, Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs

15 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

'Firefly Online' will feature the return of the TV show's original cast members

The original "Firefly" ensemble will be back together for an online "Firefly" video game that will find the actors reprising their roles .

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Related Topix: Firefly, Entertainment, Television, Alan Tudyk, Hero, Gamania Digital Entertainment, Video Games, Michael Fairman, The Avengers

15 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Firefly Cast Will Reunite In Firefly Online

Firefly 's cast will be reuniting in Firefly Online . The cast from the TV series will be lending their voices to the upcoming massively multiplayer online game.

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Related Topix: Firefly, Entertainment, Television, Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Michael Fairman

15 hrs ago | FansShare

Will we see Cote de Pablo return as Ziva David in NCIS season 12?a

One of the biggest and most successful shows on television these days would have of its 12th season, there has been a lot of talk about what fans of the show can expect to see from the new season, with plenty of rumours about actress season 12, with the character set to make a huge return to the series.

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Related Topix: NCIS, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Cote de Pablo

17 hrs ago | Mashable

16 Books to Read Before the Movie Versions Come Out

Books are the prequel to countless up and coming major films these days. Rather than waiting for the movie to come out, refresh your reading list ahead of time, and you'll be first in line to say that the book was better when it comes out.

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Related Topix: Gone Girl, Books, W., Smith, Entertainment, Television

21 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Spider-Man's Natalie Mendoza to Star in Here Lies Love in London

The Daily Mail reports that Natalie Mendoza , who played 'Arachne' in Broadway's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK during its long preview period, will step into the role of 'Imelda Marcos' in Here Lies Love when it comes to London this fall at the National's Dorfman Theatre.

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Related Topix: Hotel Babylon, Beastmaster, Entertainment, Television, Natalie Mendoza, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Theater, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, New York

Yesterday | Film Threat

the Bootleg Files: the James Garner-Mariette Hartley Polaroid Commercials

When James Garner passed away last week at the age of 86, the media coverage focused on his memorable work in movies and his hit TV shows "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files."

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, War Movies, The Notebook, Celebrities, James Garner, Ride the High Country, Western, Adventure

Thu Jul 24, 2014

OpEdNews

The Progressive Sensibilities of James Garner

Watching The Rockford Files television reruns from the 1970s, there was something reassuring in recent years knowing the show's star, actor James Garner, was still around.

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

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Brain power outwits Asian mobsters in sci-fi thril...

Gun-toting thugs and a vicious Asian mob boss are no match for the brawn and brain of French director Luc Besson's super-powered heroine in his sci-fi, action thriller "Lucy."

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Related Topix: La Femme Nikita, Entertainment, Drama, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Illusionist Rob Lake Makes Home at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal and Shoots New CW series

Rob Lake, acclaimed illusionist and star of the new CW network television series, is making a new home for himself at Atlantic City's iconic Trump Taj Mahal Casino.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Lois and Clark the New Adventures of Superman, Television

Brooklynvegan

What's going on Thursday? (Teenage Fanclub, Veruca Salt, Sun Kil...

Teenage Fanclub, Honeyblood, Saint Rich @ Pier 84 at Hudson River Park What a treat -- Glasgow guitar pop practitioners Teenage Fanclub are stopping in NYC on their way to this weekend's Merge 25 festival for this free show.

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Related Topix: Veruca Salt, Lost, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Seether, Nickel Creek, Bluegrass

The Morning Call

Dwayne Johnson puts on even more muscle to portray the demigod 'Hercules'

When Freedom High School graduate Dwayne Johnson first began making movies in 2001, he was hellbent on getting two projects into production.

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Related Topix: Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Music!, Hercules, Drama Movies, Adventure, Dwayne Johnson, Bethlehem, PA, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ohio.com

Mailbag: Wandering stars

Q: I have noticed that actor Scott Wolf is in two different TV series this year in a primary role.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy, Rhoda, McMillan and Wife, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman

Free Republic

'NCIS' Star Pauley Perrette Issues Warning About...

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette suffered a severe allergic reaction caused by her hair dye that landed her in the hospital.

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Related Topix: NCIS, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pauley Perrette, The Equalizer, Star Trek, Science Fiction TV

Philly.com

TCM dedicates day (and night) to James Garner

Although James Garner , who died Saturday, age 86, is probably best remembered for his TV work -- for his sly, signature roles as a cowboy cardsharp in the late '50s western, Maverick , and as Jim Rockford, the gun-shy private eye in the 1970s series The Rockford Files the actor's film output was nothing to take lightly.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Murphy's Romance, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Space Cowboys, Rockford Files, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Movies

The Washington Post

Martin R. Hoffmann dies; Army secretary helped guide academy through scandal

Martin R. Hoffmann, a lawyer and onetime enlisted soldier who became secretary of the Army and helped guide the service through a high-profile cheating scandal at the West Point military academy in the mid-1970s, died July 14 at a hospital in Warrenton, Va.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, Princeton University, United States Military Academy, The Rockford Files, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, James Garner

International Business Times

NCIS Season 12 Spoilers: Fans Fear Cote de Pablo Not Coming Back,...

NCIS Season 12 spoilers are surfacing slowly as filming has begun. The premiere episode's air date has been set, too.

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Related Topix: NCIS, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Cote de Pablo, Michael Weatherly

The New Zealand Herald

Lucy Lawless set to join Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Lucy Lawless is tipped to join the latest Marvel television series, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Pictures / Brett Phibbs New Zealand's own Warrior Princess is set to star in popular US television series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D .

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Related Topix: Xena: Warrior Princess, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Lucy Lawless

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