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2009-05-14 12:00:00

The North American touring production of Monty Python's Spamalot is scheduled to close in Costa Mesa, Calif., Oct.

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2009-04-28 13:07:54

Universal Pictures and Working Title Films say principal photography is set to begin next month in England on Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson is returning to the title role she originated in the Nanny McPhee, the tale of a magical caretaker who appears when she's wanted the least and needed the most. The new family comedy will be directed by Susanna White, whose credits include television's Bleak House, Generation Kill and Jane Eyre. Also...

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.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.