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2009-01-07 12:43:49

Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is to be honored with the 7th annual Ray-Ban Visionary Award at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, it was announced. McGregor's film credits include Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, three Star Wars films, Emma, Velvet Goldmine, Moulin Rouge!, Black Hawk Down, Big Fish, Down with Love and Cassandra's Dream. He is to be honored with the 2009 Ray-Ban Visionary Award, presented by Ray-Ban and The Creative Coalition, on Jan. 18 in Park City, Utah, at the ASCAP Music...

2008-09-24 12:00:22

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the October 4 conclusion of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's epic motorcycle adventure original cable TV series, "Long Way Down," on Fox Reality Channel, EMI America Records will release a 3-DVD special edition collection of the 10-episode series that adds more than two hours of additional footage shot during the series' production and one hour of newly shot extra footage. Also included is "The Missing Face," a documentary of McGregor...

2008-07-31 21:00:27

By Alan Pergament Confession time. I haven't watched a second of the Fox Reality Channel, which I only recently discovered is carried locally on digital cable. I try to avoid just about all reality shows, especially if they involve celebrities. But that's about to change with Saturday's 9 p.m. premiere of "Long Way Down," a 10-episode series that follows Scottish actor Ewan McGregor ("Star Wars,""Moulin Rouge") and his "best mate," British actor Charley Boorman, on a picturesque 15,000...

2008-07-31 09:00:55

LOS ANGELES _ Ewan McGregor has earned so much attention for his work in three "Star Wars" films, it is almost a disappointment when he walk into the ballroom at the Beverly Hilton. Yes, he is here to talk about his new Fox Reality Channel special "Long Way Down." It is just that McGregor looks so much more natural zipping across the universe in a Jedi Starfighter. Instead of the brown robes he wore as the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in "Star Wars" he's decked out in a leather jacket. Actually,...

2008-07-30 15:00:50

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- To complement Fox Reality Channel's August 2 premiere of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's epic motorcycle adventure TV series, "Long Way Down," EMI America Records will release the official soundtrack on August 5. To be released on CD and digitally, the soundtrack includes 15 songs featured in the widely acclaimed television series. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080730/LAW078) "Long Way Down" stars Ewan McGregor and Charley...

2008-07-28 03:00:27

ACTION man Ewan McGregor strikes a dapper pose after paragliding with pals in Malibu. The Star Wars actor is no stranger to adventure. He filmed the documentary Long Way Round about his trip from London to New York on a motorbike with acting pal Charlie Boorman. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-03 03:00:19

National CineMedia's Fathom and Wasserman Media Group Present A Unique Journey Edited Exclusively by Elixir Films and Big Earth for Special Nationwide In-Theater Event on July 31 National CineMedia Michelle Portillo, 303-792-8651 michelle.portillo@ncm.com or Scoop Marketing for National CineMedia Hannah Kampf, 213-639-6159 hkampf@solters.com or Eve Samuels, 213-639-6166 esamuels@solters.com Logo: http://www.fathomevents.com Join Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as...

2008-06-25 00:02:29

2 Best Friends, 15,000 miles, 1 Epic Adventure: Fox Reality Channel invites viewers on another amazing motorcycle journey with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman in the follow up to the hit series "Long Way Round" Fox Reality Channel Media Contacts: Sienna Sanders/ssanders@mprm.com /323-933-3399, ext. 4229 Theresa Black/tblack@mprm.com /323-933-3399, ext. 4218 Fox Reality Channel, the only all reality, all the time cable and satellite network, presents another new original series,...

2008-06-24 09:02:54

Fox Reality Channel, the only all reality, all the time cable and satellite network, presents another new original series, "Long Way Down." Featuring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, this is a follow-up series to "Long Way Round", which also airs on Fox Reality Channel. This time, the team's 15,000 mile journey has them traveling through volatile political hotbeds, treacherous road conditions and stunning natural wonders. Get ready for the journey of a lifetime when "Long Way Down" makes...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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