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  • Tom Hanks to publish short story collection with Knopf

    Tom Hanks to publish short story collection with Knopf
    Tom Hanks -- yes, Oscar-winning movie star Tom Hanks -- will publish a short story collection with Knopf, the publisher announced Monday. The book of short fiction is still untitled, and its release date has not yet been set. One thing is known about...
  • Typewriters through the years: from tools to inspiration

    Typewriters through the years: from tools to inspiration
    This week, Knopf announced it will publish a short story collection by Tom Hanks. It came as a surprise: The Oscar-winning actor has published just one short story, and hasn't been known -- at least, not yet -- for writing fiction. In a release about...
  • AFM: Shekhar Kapur Directing 'Tiger's Curse'

    "Elizabeth" director Shekhar Kapur will direct adventure saga "Tiger's Curse." Lotus Entertainment will introduce the project at the American Film Market. "Tiger's Curse," based on the first in a series of novels by Colleen Houck, has been adapted by...
  • How Overdue Actors Can Win for the 'Wrong' Performance

    The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
  • Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off

    Space tourism set back by accident, industry still sees lift off
    The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's first spaceship, but aspiring space tourists did not appear to be lining up for refunds. About...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Star Kunal Nayyar Joins 'Bollywoof Tale'

    LONDON -- "Big Bang Theory" star Kunal Nayyar has joined the cast of "A Bollywoof Tale," which has been boarded by U.K. distributor Icon Film Distribution. The pic is to be directed by "Racing Stripes" and "Underdog" director Frederik Du Chau....
  • Jennifer Hudson joins Concert for Valor

    Jennifer Hudson joins Concert for Valor
    Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson will be among the performers at the Concert for Valor on Veterans Day, HBO announced Tuesday. The concert on the National Mall in Washington will feature the Black Keys, Eminem, Dave Grohl, Jessie J, Metallica, Rihanna,...
  • Oscar Race: A Fight for Survival, On and Off Screen

    Toughen up, folks! Life is getting harder, with one obstacle after another, but hang in there because you can do it. That's the message of many awards contenders, that center on a person coping with a long series of challenges. "The Imitation Game,"...
  • Mark Rylance Starring as 'The BFG' for Steven Spielberg

    DreamWorks Studios has cast Mark Rylance as the benevolent giant who is title character in "The BFG." Steven Spielberg will direct the adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's novel. Published in 1982, "The BFG" tells the tale of a young girl, the Queen...
  • With 'Olive Kitteridge,' HBO does what PBS should be doing

    With 'Olive Kitteridge,' HBO does what PBS should be doing
    HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" opens with an older woman walking into the woods on a fall day. She is carrying a blanket, radio, envelope, revolver and one bullet. She spreads the blanket on the ground, turns the radio to a classical station and places it...
  • Steven Spielberg to Shoot Scenes for 'St. James Place' in Poland: Report

    LONDON -- Steven Spielberg will shoot scenes for Cold War thriller "St. James Place," starring Tom Hanks, in Wroclaw, Poland in November, according to a report in Film New Europe. The pic is a U.S.-German co-production based on a script written by the...