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  • Tony Awards Go Global with Live Broadcast in More Than 30 Countries

    Matching the increasingly international reach of Broadway fare, the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast live in more than 30 countries around the world. With a starry cast of presenters and performers led by Hugh Jackman, this year's kudofest...
  • The strange world of real estate markets

    The real estate industry is fond of saying that "all real estate is local," but I don't buy it. To wit, recent dispatches from around the world that clog my inbox and constantly remind me of how boring my own everyday life is, by comparison: What a way...
  • Sigourney Weaver Returning to 'Avatar' Sequels as New Character

    Sigourney Weaver will return to James Cameron's trio of "Avatar" sequels as a new character. Cameron and 20th Century Fox made the announcement Monday, noting that Weaver's Gracey Augustine character perished in 2009′s "Avatar." "Sigourney and I...
  • Airfare: $979 round-trip fare from LAX to London on Air New Zealand

    Airfare: $979 round-trip fare from LAX to London on Air New Zealand
    Here’s a fare to London that may put a smile on your face -- especially in light of summer fares that are hovering at the $1,500 range. Air New Zealand is offering a $979 round trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees. It isn't for prime summer...
  • Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Fall for China's 'Snow Girl'

    SHANGHAI -- Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures are to co-finance and co-produce 3-D Chinese fantasy film "Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal." The film is now in production and is produced by Desen International Media. It...
  • Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize

    Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize
    For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect. Shigeru Ban, a 56-year-old architect born in Tokyo, was named the winner of his profession’s top honor on Monday. Yet Ban’s architecture is markedly...
  • 'Crouching Tiger' Sequel to Shoot in New Zealand, China

    'Crouching Tiger' Sequel to Shoot in New Zealand, China
    BEIJING - The Weinstein Company's "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II - The Green Destiny" is expected to shoot in New Zealand and China later this year. The film is to be directed by Yuen Woo-ping, the veteran martial arts ace who was action choreographer...
  • CANNES: Films Distribution Boards 'Housebound'

    PARIS - Adding to its select slate of high-profile genre features, Paris-based Films Distribution has acquired world sales rights to the comedic mystery/horror pic "Housebound." The feature debut of Gerard Johnstone, "Housebound" played to critical...
  • Where Films Shoot, Tourist Dollars Follow

    Can terrorism promote tourism? If the terrorism is on TV, the answer is yes. The revived Fox series "24: Live Another Day" is shooting all 12 of its episodes in London through June, and although the Kiefer Sutherland starrer portrays the British...
  • Debris spotted from aircraft could be from missing Malaysian plane

    BEIJING – Aircraft flying off the coast of Australia on Friday reported their first sightings of debris that could have come from the long-missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Although satellite imagery has captured possible debris, it was the...
  • Director Peter Jackson's jet joins search for Malaysia Airlines plane

    Director Peter Jackson's jet joins search for Malaysia Airlines plane
    BEIJING -- Peter Jackson, the director of the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” film series, has lent his personal Gulfstream jet to the team searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Radio New Zealand reported....