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2011-06-09 18:42:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC and Columbia Records have agreed to a recording rights deal for the soundtrack of NBC's new musical series "Smash" and series star Katharine McPhee also signed a solo recording deal with Columbia Records. "Smash" -- starting mid-season on Mondays (10-11 p.m. ET) on NBC -- stars Debra Messing ("Will & Grace"), McPhee ("American Idol") and Oscar winner Anjelica Huston ("Prizzi's Honor"). The announcements were made by Robert...

2011-05-28 00:00:49

"It's a wrap!" Final filming of the new movie "In Time", due out in October 2011, just recently completed filming. Advantage LED worked closely with veteran set decorator Karen O'Hara, who was recently awarded an Oscar at the Academy Awards for her work on "Alice in Wonderland". The director had a vision and Karen made that vision come to life with the assistance of Advantage LED. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 "It's a wrap!" Final filming of the new movie "In Time", due out in October...

2011-05-23 17:17:00

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Media, in association with Ocean Avenue Entertainment and The Maximus Group, has announced that The Mighty Macs, the inspirational underdog drama that captures the true story of the 1972 women's college basketball championship, will open in theaters on Oct. 21, 2011. Set in suburban Philadelphia, The Mighty Macs features Carla Gugino ("Spy Kids," "Race to Witch Mountain," "Night at the Museum"), David Boreanz (Fox TV's "Bones," "Angel"),...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Los Angeles, March 14, 2011 "¦Two of Hollywood's most enduring stars, Emmy® and Oscar® winner Ernest Borgnine and four-time Emmy® winner Doris Roberts, will be in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 1 for the world theatrical premiere of Another Harvest Moon, directed by Greg W. Swartz. The film opens at the Cinema Paradiso and a number of other theaters in Florida with additional engagements being rolled out across the country. http://www.anotherharvestmoon.com. Fort...

2011-03-04 14:25:00

LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The exclusive Mercedes-Benz B-Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell made its Oscar week debut among Hollywood's elite actors and actresses as they continue to embrace environmentally friendly transportation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-c ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59315-d )...

2011-02-28 09:02:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Denmark at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=b60ea7ae-86a6-4dae-85e1-91c9096d961d Susanne Bier won an Oscar for Best Foreign Languaged Film for "In a Better World." The drama tells the story of ten-year-old Elias, who is bullied at school until he seeks revenge with the help of his new classmate Christian. Henrik Bo Nielsen, CEO at the Danish Film Institute commented on the award: "A fantastic career...

2011-02-27 00:01:40

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2011-02-24 10:35:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thursday, during Leeza Gibbon's Dare2Care pre-Oscar party, two lifelong wishes will be awarded and fulfilled. Brookdale Senior Living, a partner of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, will have an associate's and a resident's dream come true. Kristi Cawley, vice president of field sales and marketing for Brookdale, will be singing a song inspired by a resident accompanied on piano by Grammy award winner David Foster . Also, Clarita...

2011-02-22 18:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With 12 Oscar nominations, "The King's Speech" is counted among the most nominated films of all time. This engaging biopic of England's George VI and his struggle to conquer a debilitating stammer has become the film to beat on Oscar night, and Colin Firth is now the favorite to win best actor for his critically acclaimed portrayal of the heir to the throne. Don't get caught in your party dress without the hottest drink in town! Gather...

2011-02-22 10:17:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Oscar's big night, Go Free® pants features its spring line of capris, perfect as women transition their wardrobes for the warmer days ahead. From February 24 to 26, 2011 as Hollywood gears up for the 83rd Academy Awards, Go Free® pants will be featured at the star-studded, invitation-only TMG pre-Oscar Luxury Suite at the Beverly Hilton where celebrities can try on Go...


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2007-03-26 18:29:03

Astronotus ocellatus is a species of fish from the cichlid family known under a variety of common names including Oscar, Tiger oscar, Velvet cichlid or Marble cichlid. In South America, where the species occurs, A. ocellatus are often found for sale as a food fish in the local markets; however, its slow growth limits its potential for aquaculture. The species is also a popular aquarium fish. Appearance, size and coloration A. ocellatus have been reported to grow to a length of 18 in...

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