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2009-09-11 19:10:30

Former NHL forward Mike Danton was granted full parole Friday in Canada after spending five years in prison for a murder-for-hire scheme. Danton, 28, revealed during his parole hearing in Joyceville, Ont., that he had wanted to hire a hit man to kill his biological father, Steve Jefferson, not his former coach and agent David Frost, as he had stated at the time he pleaded guilty, Canwest News Service reported. Danton said he is a better person for having served time in prison and that therapy...

2009-06-04 13:45:18

England's Nick Dougherty and Denmark's Thomas Bjorn birdied the 18th hole Thursday to share the lead with David Frost after one round at the Wales Open. Dougherty, Bjorn and South Africa's Frost all shot 5-under-par 66 on the Twenty Ten Course at the Celtic Manor Resort golf course in Newport, Wales, the site of the 2010 Ryder Cup. Frost, the clubhouse leader, also birdied 18 and was spurred by earlier birdies at the seventh, eighth, tenth and 11th holes. Three others -- Spain's Pablo...

2009-02-20 05:00:00

"RON HOWARD'S FINEST FILM YET...AND ONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST." - ASSOCIATED PRESS FROM ACADEMY AWARD(R) WINNING DIRECTOR RON HOWARD COMES THE UNTOLD STORY THAT CHANGED THE FACE OF POLITICS FOREVER. FROST/NIXON APRIL 21, 2009 OWN IT ON DVD AND BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Oscar(R)-winning director Ron Howard brings to the screen the electrifying battle between Richard Nixon, the tarnished President with a...

2009-02-16 10:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The costumes from Universal Pictures' multiple Oscar(R) nominated, "Frost/Nixon" and Focus Features' multiple Oscar nominated, "Milk" will be on display along with props from Universal Pictures' Oscar nominated, "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" at Universal Studios Hollywood's "The Universal Experience: Behind the Scenes of Universal Pictures," movie-themed attraction designed to put the magic of Hollywood within arms reach of guests, beginning...

2009-02-14 18:10:22

Former NHL player agent and junior hockey coach David Frost has been acquitted of fraud and bail violations by a court in Kingston, Ontario. The verdict in Ontario Court of Justice Friday was the second time in three months Frost has been found not guilty of charges brought against him. Last November, he was acquitted of sexual exploitation charges. In the case decided Friday, Frost had been accused of fraudulently using a credit card belonging to former St. Louis Blues forward Mike Danton at...

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2009-01-27 09:45:15

The U.S. publication AARP The Magazine has declared Frost/Nixon 2008's Best Movie for Grownups. Based on the post-Watergate television interviews between British journalist David Frost and former U.S. president Richard Nixon, director Ron Howard's big-screen adaptation of Peter Morgan's play Frost/Nixon was selected by the editors of AARP The Magazine, a publication that describes itself as the definitive voice for Americans over the age of 50 and the world's largest-circulation magazine...

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2008-12-31 11:00:47

Hollywood film director Ron Howard says he enjoyed reading Peter Morgan's play Frost/Nixon so much, he immediately wanted to see it acted out on stage. I'd been very surprised by the play, which I'd read, which motivated me to get on an airplane and go and see the production, Howard, who eventually directed the film version of Morgan's play, told reporters in New York. When I walked out of the theater, I called (producer Brian Grazer) and I called my agent, and I said: 'I not only want to do...

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2008-12-09 13:21:02

Universal Pictures says its film Frost/Nixon earned $180,708 when it debuted in three locations in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto last weekend. The per-screen average of $60,236 gives Ron Howard's big-screen adaptation of Peter Morgan's play the highest per-screen debut of any film released in the United States this year, the movie studio said. This is a spectacular opening, and we are thrilled with the result, Adam Fogelson, president of marketing and distribution for Universal...

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2008-12-05 19:36:42

Ron Howard said directing his U.S. astronaut film Apollo 13 helped him develop a taste for making movies about real people. Howard won an Oscar for directing A Beautiful Mind, about mathematician John Forbes Nash. He earned acclaim for his picture, Cinderella Man, the story of boxing great James J. Braddock. His latest fact-inspired film, Frost/Nixon, recounts British TV personality David Frost's historic interviews with U.S. President Richard Nixon, following Nixon's resignation over the...

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2008-12-02 17:17:05

Frank Langella says a scene in Frost/Nixon, where former U.S. President Richard Nixon calls David Frost the night before their final interview, is fictitious. Langella and Michael Sheen played Nixon and Frost respectively in the stage version of playwright Peter Morgan's Frost/Nixon in London and New York, then reprised their roles in director Ron Howard's new film adaptation. The fact-based play and film are about how fading British television star Frost landed a series of exclusive...


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