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3 hrs ago | Radio Times

Benedict Cumberbatch to play Ian Fleming?

Is Benedict Cumberbatch about to become the latest actor to portray Ian Fleming? According to Hollywood insiders The Tracking Board , the Sherlock star has been offered the role of the James Bond creator in a new biopic exploring the origins of his famous secret agent.


Related Topix: Hawking, Drama Movies, Ian Fleming, Benedict Cumberbatch, Vocal, Source Code, Moon

7 hrs ago | Ain't It Cool News

So, what's Steven Spielberg's slate looking like these days?

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Ever since Robopocalypse was put on hiatus last year everybody has wondered what The Beard has been up to.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Liz vs. Jim: What happened to Johnny Depp?

Actor Johnny Depp poses on arrival for the Los Angeles Premiere of the film 'Transcendence' on April 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: The Rum Diary, Western, The Tourist, Action Movies, The Lone Ranger, Cry-Baby, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Ed Wood, Musical Movies, Edward Scissorhands


This Edgar Allan Poe Statue Is As Intense As You'd Want It To Be

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston announced this month that sculptor Stefanie Rocknak's "Poe Returning To Boston" will officially be unveiled Oct. 5. The piece features the writer holding an open briefcase with a large raven beside him.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Raven, Comedy Movies, Arts, Poetry

The Daily Page

Sen. Dale Schultz exits, shaking his head

Dale Schultz tells a story he heard about a recent meeting of Republicans in the state's 6th Congressional District.


Related Topix: US News, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Sheffield Star

Sheffield university student revives lost Broadway musical

A forgotten Broadway musical will get its European premiere after a University of Sheffield student worked through boxes of neglected manuscripts to reconstruct the score, which has not been heard anywhere in the world since 1962.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Journalism, New York


Lincoln Log Cabin marks poetry month with speaker

Author Dan Guillory is scheduled to give a program of poems, notes and stories at the site's Visitor Center Auditorium on April 26. He is an emeritus professor of English at Millikin University in Decatur and the author of "The Lincoln Poems."


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Arts, Poetry, Millikin University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

force/collision Presents Jarman (All this Maddening Beauty), Now thru 4/27

Inspired by queer avant-garde artist, activist and filmmaker, Jarman invades the mind and artistic aesthetic of Derek Jarman to create a poetic and visually dynamic mash-up of video and live performance.


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Blue, The Tempest, Edward II, Caravaggio, Wittgenstein, San Francisco, CA

The Orlando Sentinel

Require unanimity from capital case juries: Editorial

First lady Mary Todd Lincoln once confessed that her "evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season."


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Tallahassee, FL, Death Penalty, Opinion

National Public Radio

'Paul Robeson' Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean Dies

Phillip Hayes Dean, a playwright, director and theater actor who wrote the play "Paul Robeson" that starred James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, has died in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Paul Robeson, Drama Movies, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, James Earl Jones

Star Phoenix

Cornwall stabbing not gang-related, say Regina police

It's time for federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to "go back to the future" to find a lasting solution to the crisis in the grain transportation sector.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Paul Robeson, Drama Movies, Celebrities, James Earl Jones, North America, Canada, World News

Dallas Observer

Ochre House Gets Hip to '50s Comic Lord Buckley with The Passing Show

Hipster, flipsters and finger-poppin' daddies, it's time to slip your orbs toward one Lord Buckley.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Drama Movies, Sinatra, Matthew Posey, Dallas, TX

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Divorce Shocker: No Sex For Years...

It sounds like another Hollywood couple may be having their own version of that proverbial "seven year itch" play out for the whole world to see.


Related Topix: Australia, Star!, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

The Pleasantville Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Pleasantville's Sean Maher

Sean Maher, an actor, best known for his role as Simon Tam in the science fiction television series "Firefly" and follow-up movie "Serenity,: was born April 16, 1975.


Related Topix: Firefly, Action TV, Entertainment, Television, Sport Movies, Brian's Song, Drama Movies, Sean Maher, Drama


Artist Unveils Final Design For Edgar Allen Poe Statue

Sculptor Stefanie Rocknak was chosen out of 265 artists to create a commemorative statue of Edgar Allen Poe to go up in the Boston neighborhood where he was born, and she has just unveiled the final design of her amazing statue.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Raven

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

No room for moderates in Wisconsin GOP

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: US News, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Opinion

Five classic movies to watch since it's Tax Day

Today is known as Tax Day aka the day where you better get those taxes finished.


Related Topix: Al Capone, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rod Steiger, Wall Street


We Hope This Is A 366-Year-Old Emoticon And Not A Typo

Emoticons might not be an invention of the computer age. They might be stowaways from a clever 17th century poet.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

WETA-TV Arlington

Muhammad Ali's Speech at Howard University, 1967 a '

The PBS documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali , which airs on WETA on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10 p.m. , covers the boxing champ's struggles outside the ring during the tumultuous mid-1960s, when his refusal to serve in the military during the Vietnam War led to him being stripped of his title, and nearly cost him his freedom.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Howard University

Driven by ego: An analysis between 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'Unforgiven'

Arthur Penn's " Bonnie and Clyde " is a movie that transformed American cinema as audiences know it today.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Western, Unforgiven, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood