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2009-03-18 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Superstar Ellen DeGeneres, Emmy award winning talk show host and comedienne, has signed on to play MOTHER NATURE in an upcoming comedy produced by Walden Media and based on an internally generated original concept. Ellen DeGeneres stars as MOTHER NATURE, who makes her grand return to earth for the first time since the planet's creation. Project is being written by Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Jenny Bicks (Creator and Executive Producer of MEN IN...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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