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  • 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...
  • Colin Callender's Playground Expands in the U.K.

    LONDON -- Louise Pedersen, the managing director of distributor All3Media Intl., is to join Colin Callender's Playground Entertainment in the newly created role of managing director of its U.K. operations, which are expanding. Pedersen will play a...
  • ABC Gives Put Pilot to Project Based on Tom Hanks' 'Bachelor Party'

    Doubling down on two TV trends -- mining nostalgic movies for TV source materials and the new fall shows' infatuation with romantic comedies -- ABC has given a put pilot with a heavy penalty to a half-hour comedy anthology series based on the raunchy...
  • NCAA officiating honcho Redding keeps eye on issues big and small

    Two hours before William and Mary and Villanova kicked off at Zable Stadium last Saturday, one of the most influential men in college football indulged himself, walking around the grounds as the old ballyard came to life. Rogers Redding loves the game,...
  • 'Wild Things' are at the Pratt Library

    'Wild Things' are at the Pratt Library
    That day, 2-year-old Max Nistico wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another and his mother called him "wild thing." So Max wasn't even a little bit surprised when he walked into the Enoch Pratt Free Library and found himself right in the...