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2010-07-26 11:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation studio, has entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution agreement with legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope Corporation, it was announced today by Lionsgate President and Co-Chief Operating Officer Steve Beeks and Francis Ford Coppola on behalf of American Zoetrope. Under the terms of the arrangement, Lionsgate obtains the North...

2010-03-10 09:25:00

BERKELEY, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- American Zoetrope, the film studio created and used by filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola since 1970, recently completed the mix of Sofia Coppola's upcoming film "Somewhere" using their new Meyer Sound Cinema Experience monitoring system. This same system was used to mix Mr. Coppola's 2009 release of "Tetro". "I'm very impressed with the effortless power and clarity of sound of the Meyer Sound cinema system," says Francis Ford Coppola. "If only every...

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2009-08-19 21:46:43

U.S. film actor Jason Schwartzman has married his girlfriend, clothing designer Brady Cunningham, after three years of dating, a publicist for Schwartzman said. The Rushmore, Shopgirl and The Darjeeling Limited star's publicist told People.com the couple married at their home in California's San Fernando Valley last month. It was a very small ceremony with many family members and close friends, said the actor's representative, Matt Labov. Schwartzman is the son of actress Talia Shire, the...

2009-07-10 13:52:38

FBI investigators said DNA evidence recovered from a hat led to the arrest of an alleged mobster for a 1977 slaying. Investigators said the DNA of Michael Mikey Cigars Coppola, 63, an alleged member of the Genovese crime family, matched hair strands found in the hat, which was found near the body of gunned-down mobster John Johnny Coca Cola Lardiere, the New York Post reported Friday. Leslie McCurdy, a forensic scientist with the FBI, said the DNA test indicated the hat may have belonged to...

2008-08-15 15:00:43

U.S. actress and fashion designer Christina Fulton has announced her engagement to rocker Stian Thoresen. Also known as Shagrath, Thoresen is the front man for the black metal band, Dimmu Borgir. The couple's representatives said they will wed in a private sunset ceremony Sept. 20 at the Prekestolen in Norway. "Fate brought the two together. It's absolute romance in its purest form, a fairy tale of a king and queen," Fulton's son, Weston Coppola Cage, who will be giving away the bride,...

2008-08-15 06:00:27

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and philanthropic fashion designer Christina Fulton (The Doors) has announced her engagement to Stian Thoresen, also known as Shagrath, front man for the black metal band, Dimmu Borgir. The couple will wed in a private sunset ceremony on September 20, 2008, at the world-renowned Prekestolen in Norway. "Fate brought the two together. It's absolute romance in its purest form, a fairy tale of a king and queen," said Fulton's son, Weston Coppola...

2006-05-24 17:23:04

By Mike Collett-White CANNES, France (Reuters) - Sofia Coppola has brought Marie Antoinette to the big screen, using rock music in a sumptuous portrayal of a misunderstood young queen, but some viewers at the Cannes film festival were less than impressed. Kirsten Dunst plays the title role as an amiable and naive teenager who is lost in the stifling constraints of the French court, where she was brought from Austria at the age of 14 to marry the heir to the throne. There were some...

2005-10-03 18:39:53

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage's wife of 14 months gave birth on Monday to the couple's first child together, a son they named Kal-el -- a moniker recognized by comic book fans as the birth name of Superman. The child's delivery in New York City and his full name, Kal-el Coppola Cage, were confirmed by the actor's publicist, Annett Wolf, who said of the family, "They are healthy and happy and it's quite lovely." No further details were released, including...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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