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2005-12-18 22:39:20

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Sienna Miller, Steve Buscemi, Tony Shalhoub and Patricia Clarkson will star in U.S. remakes of two films by slain Dutch director Theo van Gogh, their producers said Thursday. Shalhoub and Clarkson will star in Stanley Tucci's "Blind Date" as a couple trying to repair their shattered lives and rebuild their relationship after their child passes away. In Buscemi's "Interview," the actor-director plays a faltering political journalist...

2005-12-05 12:20:39

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A group of suspected Islamists, including the jailed killer of a Dutch filmmaker, watched films of beheadings, a court heard as they went on trial on Monday for plotting attacks and belonging to a terrorist group. Dutch police arrested the 14 men after the murder of Theo van Gogh last November by Mohammed Bouyeri, who shot and stabbed the filmmaker before slashing his throat, an act prosecutors said at his trial in July "evoked beheadings in the...

2005-12-05 06:58:41

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Fourteen men, including the jailed killer of a Dutch filmmaker, went on trial on Monday accused of plotting attacks and membership in a terrorist network. Dutch police arrested the men after the murder of filmmaker Theo van Gogh last November by Mohammed Bouyeri. Bouyeri was sentenced to life in jail earlier this year. He and most of the other men are descendants of Moroccan immigrants. The trial is a key test of a new Dutch law, which...

2005-12-04 18:22:52

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Fourteen men, including the jailed killer of a Dutch filmmaker, go on trial on Monday accused of planning attacks and belonging to a militant Islamist network. Dutch police arrested the men, mostly with Moroccan roots, after the murder of filmmaker Theo van Gogh last November by Mohammed Bouyeri, sentenced to life in jail earlier this year. The trial is a key test of a new Dutch law, which introduced the charge of "membership of a criminal...

2005-09-15 04:08:29

By Gregg Goldstein TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci and Bob Balaban have signed on to direct U.S. remakes of three films by the late Dutch director Theo van Gogh. The distant relation of the famous artist was murdered last November in Amsterdam by Islamic radical Mohammed Bouyeri, who confessed to the slaying and was jailed for life. Van Gogh's murder followed a televised airing of his short film "Submission," which portrayed violence against women in...

2005-07-26 04:57:40

By Paul Gallagher and Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court sentenced the self-confessed killer of a Dutch filmmaker critical of Islam to life in jail on Tuesday for a religiously motivated murder which whipped up racial tension in the Netherlands. Mohammed Bouyeri, an Amsterdam-born Muslim, was convicted of killing Theo van Gogh as he cycled to work in Amsterdam on Nov. 2, 2004. He was found guilty of shooting and stabbing Van Gogh, slashing his throat and pinning a note to...

2005-07-12 08:42:03

By Paul Gallagher AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch-Moroccan man confessed in court on Tuesday to murdering a filmmaker critical of Islam last year, breaking his silence over a killing that fanned religious and racial tension in the Netherlands. Mohammed Bouyeri was accused of killing Theo van Gogh as he cycled to work in Amsterdam on Nov. 2, 2004. He was charged with shooting and stabbing Van Gogh before slashing his throat and pinning a note to his body with a knife in broad daylight. Van...


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