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1 hr ago | USA Today

Jack Huston lands title role in 'Ben-Hur' remake

Jack Huston lands title role in 'Ben-Hur' remake 'Boardwalk Empire' star Jack Huston takes the the title role in the 'Ben-Hur' remake. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1u4Qglj The industry website Deadline.com reported on Tuesday that Huston will take the title role of the rebellious slave in the planned film remake.

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6 hrs ago | The Independent

John Bardon: Actor who rounded off a long career as villain and...

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A burly, jolly comic actor with a touch of Dickensian London about him, John Bardon was equally adept at villainy as buffoonery, but trumped both at the end of his career with a moving, tender study in pathos.

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Related Topix: EastEnders, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Television, Short, Antony and Cleopatra, Drama Movies, John Bardon

9 hrs ago | TwinCities

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

Leonardo DiCaprio's movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role - as a U.N. Messenger of Peace. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Tuesday that the 39-year-old American actor will join 11 other prominent world figures who advocate on behalf of the U.N. as Messengers of Peace including Stevie Wonder, Michael Douglas, George Clooney, Brazilian author Paulo Coelho, primatologist Jane Goodall and conductor Daniel Barenboim.

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Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Wall Street, Crime Movies, Michael Douglas

9 hrs ago | Switched

Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger Of Peace Ahead Of Climate Summit

In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York. The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change.

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Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Wall Street, Crime Movies, Michael Douglas

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Leonardo DiCaprio Named UN Messenger of Peace

In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York. The United Nations has named Leonardo DiCaprio a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change.

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Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Wall Street, Crime Movies, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | CNN

Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg swap weight-loss stories

"The View's" Whoopi Goldberg, left, and Rosie O'Donnell, right, share their weight-loss news on the show's season premiere. Goldberg has lost 35 pounds, and O'Donnell, inspired to take action after a heart attack two years ago, has lost more than 50. Nicolle Wallace, second from left, and Rosie Perez are new co-hosts on the show.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, Pasadena, CA, The Sopranos, Drama, Lorraine Bracco

12 hrs ago | American Thinker

TCM's Israeli Film Festival Tonight

TCM is featuring movies made about Israel this evening into the overnight hours. Three of them are seldom seen.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Exodus

13 hrs ago | Go Local

GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | NEW: Katey Sagal + Ciaran Hinds Sign on to Vinny Paz Movie

Two more actors have signed on to Chad A. Verdi's Vinny Pazienza film, Bleed for This, set to be shot in Rhode Island. "Katey Sagal will be playing Paz's mother and Ciaran Hinds will be playing Angelo.

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Related Topix: Married ... With Children, Rome, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Animated TV, Sons of Anarchy, Drama Movies, Munich, Futurama, Thriller, 8 Simple Rules

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery pretends shes a rich Britney...

Make-up-free Sarah Palin steps out without her wedding ring for first time since family fight at husband Todd's birthday celebration 'Be still and take ya whooping': NFL star Adrian Peterson 'accused of injuring ANOTHER toddler son while disciplining him in incident that left boy with head wound' Socialite who helped expose David Petraeus' career-ending affair is told she can move forward with lawsuit claiming government invaded her privacy by leaking name to the media U.S. to send 3,000 troops to Ebola danger zone as Obama administration shuffles military's mission in Africa EXCLUSIVE: It's a new View, but Rosie O'Donnell is up to her old tricks as shoeless star rubs co-hosts Whoopi, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace the wrong way Rosie O'Donnell kicks off new The View BAREFOOT: Controversial comedienne rubs her tootsies as Whoopi introduced new co-hosts Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michelle Dockery, Wedding, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, Steve Jobs

21 hrs ago | Woot

The Debunker: Did the Band Play "Nearer, My God, to Thee" as the Titanic Sank?

Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? The catchy government slogan is "Be disaster aware! Take action to prepare!" But how disaster-aware are we really? Lots of the things we know about life's worst calamities are actually wrong--and in some cases, dangerously so. Luckily, Ken Jennings , Jeopardy! survivor and professional know-it-all, is here to set us straight.

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Related Topix: Titanic, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Boat Disaster

22 hrs ago | KAUZ

Revamped 'View' begins its daytime run

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead. The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, America, Drama Movies, Tampa, FL

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Names+Faces: Revamped 'View' begins its daytime run

Daytime's 'The View' is beginning its post- Barbara Walters era with a new set, new direction and mostly new team. Whoopi Goldberg is the only holdover on the daytime chatfest, which has faded in recent years as competitors sought to improve on its ensemble format.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, Drama, Pitch Perfect, Cosby, Comedy

Collider

Daredevil TV Series Casts Scott Glenn as Stick, Matt Murdock's Mentor

I'll most definitely be checking out Marvel's Daredevil Netflix show . The last we'd heard on the casting front was that Deborah Ann Woll would be signing up for the role of Karen Page.

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Related Topix: The Right Stuff, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Adventure, Scott Glenn, True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Deborah Ann Woll, Pop/Rock, Stuff

Cinema Blend News

This Is Who Will Play Daredevil's Mentor On Marvel's Netflix Series

In Marvel Comics, Daredevil does get super senses due to exposure to radioactive material , but that's not how he learned to fight crime. For that, Matt Murdock has to thank Stick, a blind warrior who teaches the future superhero martial arts.

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Related Topix: The Right Stuff, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Adventure, Scott Glenn, True Blood, Entertainment, Television

Hampton Roads Daily Press

George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille award

The ceremony, to be held January 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Clooney, a three-time Golden Globe winner, has been nominated 13 times by the HFPA in his illustrious career and is also a two-time Academy Award winner, most recently as producer of the 2013 best picture winner "Argo."

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Related Topix: Gravity, The Ides of March, Short, Comedy Movies, Er, Good Night, and Good Luck., Drama Movies, ER, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, George Clooney

Nashville Scene

Kris Kristofferson at the Ryman, 9/13/14

The Spin digs conceptual art, so we were fascinated with Kris Kristofferson's solo acoustic show Saturday night at the Ryman. His performance was a benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and it went beyond the usual singer-songwriter conventions - cult of personality, minimal accompaniment, unstudied vocal approach, and the like - into a sphere all its own.

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Related Topix: Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Western, Comedy Movies, Convoy, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Country, Kris Kristofferson

ContactMusic.com

Billy Connolly: 'I Should Have Helped Robin Williams'

The Mrs. Brown star had been friends with Williams for more than a decade and was devastated when he heard his pal had taken his own life last month following a long battle with depression. Connolly admits he empathised with the Mrs. Doubtfire star's problems and wishes he had stepped in to help him.

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Related Topix: Mrs. Brown, Drama Movies, Billy Connolly, Folk, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams

BroadwayWorld.com

Lindsay Lohan Tweets From SPEED-THE-PLOW Theater

Screen star and tabloid target Lindsay Lohan is set to make her West End debut next month in David Mamet 's oft-revived drama SPEED-THE-PLOW and a new look behind the scenes of rehearsals for the play are now available to view, courtesy of Lohan herself. This weekend, Lohan shared a shot of herself in the theater, writing, "I'm at the theatre!!!!! It's so big!!!!! Ahhhh #speedtheplow October 2nd".

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Related Topix: Speed, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Oleanna

Sun Sep 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

TV best bets: Monday, Sept. 15

Whoopi Goldberg also returns, and they'll have new co-hosts to interact with, as well as a new set and new show logo. Also being added is a social-media station that will enable viewers to participate in the program's discussions as they're actually happening.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, America, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, Dallas, Soap Opera, Drama

The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Pound Ridge's Zoe Caldwell

Caldwell, an actress, was born Sept. 14, 1933, in Melbourne, Australia. A life member of the Actors Studio, Caldwell has won four Tony Awards for her performances on Broadway in Tennessee Williams' "Slapstick Tragedy," "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," "Medea" and "Master Class."

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Related Topix: Pound Ridge, NY, Lilo and Stitch, Entertainment, Television, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Macbeth, Medea

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