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2008-11-10 21:00:08

LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian and Rosanna Arquette have been hired to appear in the U.S. television movie "Nora Roberts' Northern Lights," Lifetime said. The movie is the third of four 2009 Nora Roberts' movies slated to begin production. Also headed for the small screen are "Nora Roberts' Midnight Bayou,""Nora Roberts' Tribute" and "Nora Roberts' High Noon." Mandalay Television and Stephanie Germain Productions will produce "Northern Lights" with Peter Guber and Stephanie Germain serving as...

2008-06-19 03:00:33

By Anonymous The board of Canadian oil and natural gas company EnCana Corp. has approved a proposal to split along distinct business lines-oil and gas-to create two Calgary-based energy firms. In other recent company news: * In what could be the biggest takeover in Australian resources history UK-based BG Group has made a $13 billion (Aus.) bid for major oil, gas, and electric power group Origin Energy Ltd., Sydney. * Perth-based Arc Energy Ltd. is to merge with Australian Worldwide...

2006-06-30 05:50:00

LONDON (Reuters) - A 12-year-old schoolgirl has been cast as Lyra Belacqua, the central character in Philip Pullman's best-selling children's trilogy "His Dark Materials" which is being adapted into a big-budget film series. The studio is banking on a similar success story to that of the Harry Potter movie adaptations, announcing on its Web site that it was spending $150 million (82 million pounds) on "The Golden Compass," the first of the three books. New Line, which also made the hit "The...

2006-04-11 14:17:05

By Adam Pasick OXFORD (Reuters) - Thousands of young girls auditioned on Tuesday for a chance to star in a new movie franchise that promises to be a dark rival to the "Harry Potter" films. Philip Pullman's bestseller "His Dark Materials" trilogy is being adapted for the screen by New Line Cinema, which also made the "Lord of the Rings" films. The first installment, "The Golden Compass," follows a young protagonist named Lyra Belacqua who travels to the Arctic Circle to save a friend...

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