Latest Jane Fonda Stories

2011-05-10 09:22:00

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCLA Longevity Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and extending productive and healthy lives through research and education, honors two-time Academy Award winning actress Jane Fonda, entrepreneur and philanthropist James A. Collins and Founding Director of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, Bradley R. Straatsma, M.D., J.D. at its 20th Anniversary ICON Awards Gala, June 4th at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Jennifer Lopez will...

2010-12-09 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 years after fitness icon Jane Fonda released her bestselling fitness book and award-winning workout video, "Jane Fonda's WORKOUT" - and on the heels of her recently launched Prime Time fitness Series - GoFit, the nation's premier handheld fitness supplier, and Fonda are proud to re-launch Jane Fonda's WORKOUT (www.janefondasworkout.com). Once again establishing herself as a timeless leader within the fitness industry, the award winning...

2010-09-07 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflecting an overall strategy of allying itself with world-class, brand name partners in all of its businesses, LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), the leading next generation studio, has entered into a home entertainment distribution deal with Jane Fonda, the two time Academy Award® winning actress and fitness pioneer who first coined the term "workout" in the 1980s. Through the agreement with Fonda, Lionsgate has...

2010-04-30 14:18:00

ORANGE, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCompare, a Word & Brown Company, today announced its continuous commitment to the health industry through the sponsorship of World Fitness Day, taking place on May 1st at Atlanta's Georgia Dome. As the first sponsor to sign on, HealthCompare is proud to team up with Jane Fonda to promote the benefits and importance of good health and personal wellness. The partnership between the organizations arose because of their common interest in the...

2009-09-05 13:15:14

A Los Angeles rabbi says movie stars Jane Fonda and Danny Glover support the destruction of Israel if they boycott the Toronto International Film Festival. TMZ.com reported Friday that Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center opposes a letter sent to festival officials announcing a boycott of the Sept. 10-19 film festival because it will include a program about Tel Aviv's 100th anniversary. The letter states the program honoring the Israeli city ignores the suffering of thousands of...

2009-07-19 12:30:46

U.S. media mogul Ted Turner, the creator of CNN, says he still leads an active lifestyle despite being a septuagenarian. The former owner of the Atlanta Braves professional baseball team did admit that he has slowed down in his advanced age and become more reflective, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Saturday. I'm feeling my age a little bit, said Turner, 70. I can't do what I did when was 30 or 40. But I still ski and ride horseback. I do a lot of hiking. I stay in reasonable...

2009-05-05 09:12:07

James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels, Jane Fonda, Marcia Gay Harden and Janet McTeer were among Broadway stars nominated for Tony Awards in New York Tuesday. Nominated in the Best Play category are Dividing the Estate, God of Carnage, Reasons to Be Pretty and 33 Variations. Shortlisted for the Tony for Best Revival of a Play are Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Mary Stuart, The Norman Conquests and Waiting for Godot." God of Carnage co-stars Daniels and Gandolfini will compete with Raul Esparza from...

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