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2009-04-28 05:00:00

Academy Award(R)-Winning Actress and Screenwriter Emma Thompson Returns to Next Chapter of Beloved Family Comedy, Directed by Susanna White and Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans and Academy Award(R) Winner Dame Maggie Smith LONDON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Pictures and Working Title Films - in association with Three Strange Angels Productions - announced today that principal photography begins early next month on Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.

2009-04-24 19:16:32

British-born film director Ken Annakin has died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., his daughter said.

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2009-04-14 19:21:16

Sony Pictures Entertainment says it has acquired the movie rights to Remote Control, a thriller novel by Mark Burnell. Control is to be produced as a feature film by Michael G.

2009-04-14 12:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on their successful collaboration on the two most recent and highest grossing James Bond adventures in the history of the franchise, Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired the motion picture rights to REMOTE CONTROL, a thriller novel by Mark Burnell, to be produced as a feature film by Michael G.

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2009-03-31 11:41:21

IFC has announced plans to air a six-part documentary series reuniting the surviving members of the Monty Python comedy troupe. USA Today said director Alan Parker's Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) is set to premiere on the channel in October to mark the group's 40th anniversary.

2009-03-01 01:05:00

Monty Python's Life of Brian, a spoof of religious movies, is to be shown openly in a Welsh town this month for the first time in 30 years.

2009-02-24 12:28:36

An Aston Martin DB5, identical to the model featured in a number of classic James Bond movies, is going up for auction, Eddisons announced Tuesday. The car is the same type that appeared in the films Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Casino Royale.

2009-02-11 20:35:31

A director at Shakespeare's Globe Theater in London says he is meeting with police to discuss concerns that Romeo and Juliet promotes knife crimes. Bill Buckhurst, who is directing a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy that will be shown for free to about 10,000 teenagers, said he plans to discuss its violent aspects, including three fatal stabbings and Juliet's famous suicide-by-dagger, with Cmdr.

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2009-02-03 15:38:03

The British Academy of Film and Television says it plans to bestow its BAFTA Fellowship on U.S. filmmaker Terry Gilliam at the upcoming BAFTA awards ceremony.

2009-01-24 16:58:16

British comedian John Cleese, known for his work with the comedy group Monty Python, is very fit and active at age 69, his girlfriend says. U.S.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.