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  • Jennifer Connelly Joins Ewan McGregor in 'American Pastoral'

    Jennifer Connelly has joined Ewan McGregor in Lakeshore's upcoming "American Pastoral," Phillip Noyce is directing the project based on Phillip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Connelly will play Dawn, the wife of McGregor's Swede Levov character....
  • Border drones and labor-bots: Alex Rivera's prescient 'Sleep Dealer'

    Border drones and labor-bots: Alex Rivera's prescient 'Sleep Dealer'
    Filmmaker Alex Rivera had the idea for his sci-fi movie "Sleep Dealer" back in 1997. At the time, he envisioned a future in which wars were fought via drone, the water supply was privatized by corporations and eager young workers at the Mexican border...
  • Chris Weitz talks about his YA novel, 'The Young World'

    Chris Weitz talks about his YA novel, 'The Young World'
    "I write lying down — much like Marcel Proust. The only thing I have in common with him," Chris Weitz says, laughing. Known as a director and screenwriter, Weitz has just published his first novel, "The Young World" (Little Brown: 384 pp, $19),...
  • Ivory Coast Animators Sketch Out Nascent Business Initiatives

    A year after the release of the country's first 3D animated feature, toonmakers in Ivory Coast are trying to build on the gains of an industry whose potential remains largely untapped. Lacking coin and -- in most cases -- formal training, the nation's...
  • Daniel Radcliffe Wants a Career as a Director

    In this week's issue of Variety, Daniel Radcliffe talks about distancing himself from the "Harry Potter" franchise by starring on Broadway and in indies like "Kill Your Darlings" and the upcoming romantic comedy "What If." But the bigger goal, Radcliffe...
  • Former Florida resident embarks on ABC's The Quest

    Former Florida resident embarks on ABC's The Quest
    Christian Sochor is no stranger to sword fights. In fact the 23-year-old who grew up in Port Charlotte, Fla., has spent the past four years performing as Robin Hood’s sidekick Will Scarlet at the New York Renaissance Faire.  Now the ambitious...
  • Illness threatens the best of barbecuers

    Illness threatens the best of barbecuers
    This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn't fiction. It involves the elemental bond between humans and the critters we like to cook on a grill, or roast, or saute. But that could all end,...
  • Image Expo: Warren Ellis, Kurt Busiek, Jeff Lemire conjure new titles

     
    New highs, warthog wizards and a robot boy on the run figure into upcoming Image Comics titles from acclaimed writers […]...
  • Science fiction roundup: 'Half a King' by Joe Abercrombie, others

    Science fiction roundup: 'Half a King' by Joe Abercrombie, others
    Half a King by Joe Abercrombie, Del Rey, 337 pages, $26 Joe Abercrombie is a best-selling figure in the school of dark, brutal and often antiheroic fantasy sometimes called "grimdark" (in fact @LordGrimdark is his Twitter handle). The premier...
  • E-reader: 'Akira' meets 'The Simpsons'

    E-reader: 'Akira' meets 'The Simpsons'
    The Left-Bank Gang by Jason, comiXology, 1-hour read, $9.99 Plenty of writers have fixated on the 1920s Paris literary scene, but no one approaches it quite like Norwegian cartoonist Jason. In his graphic novel "The Left-Bank Gang," he reimagines famous...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...