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2008-10-22 15:00:21

U.S. actress and TV personality Rosie O'Donnell has agreed to star in and executive produce a movie based on the novel "America," Lifetime Networks said. O'Donnell previously was the host of her own television talk show and the moderator of the five-host show "The View." Her film credits include "The Flintstones,""Sleepless in Seattle" and "A League of Their Own." Lifetime said she has signed on to play a psychiatrist in the small-screen adaptation of E.R. Frank's book about a boy's...

2008-10-22 12:00:32

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy(R) winner Rosie O'Donnell has signed on to star in and executive produce the poignant new Lifetime Original Movie, "America," premiering in February 2009. Based on E.R. Frank's book of the same name, the film follows the story of a boy named America, an emotionally vacant sixteen-year-old, who spent his entire life shuffled through the foster care system. O'Donnell stars as a therapist who gives America the support he needs to deal with his troubled...

2008-09-19 21:00:15

SINGER Rosie Havel is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Katherine Jenkins and Charlotte Church by winning a part in a new opera. The classically-trained musician, 22, has fought off thousands of other girls in an X Factor-style competition that is searching for the female lead to star opposite ex-G4 star Jonathan Ansell in stage show A Night At The Opera. She appeared on ITV1's The Alan Titchmarsh Show last week - and is now down to the final four girls. The winner is being...

2008-09-06 12:00:12

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2006-01-09 23:40:55

By Kimberly Speight LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - MTV Networks' gay-oriented Logo channel said Monday it partnered with Rosie O'Donnell to develop a sketch-comedy series. The tentatively titled "Simply Sketch," which will feature a cast of up-and-comers, will be filmed in front of a studio audience with taped segments of musical numbers as well as commercial and movie parodies incorporating political satire. Logo -- which targets lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender viewers...

2005-08-08 08:11:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Television talk show host and actress Rosie O'Donnell will return to Broadway in September in a production of "Fiddler on the Roof," the show's producers said on Monday. O'Donnell will star opposite actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein in the musical running at the Minskoff Theater in Manhattan. Fierstein who is playing Tevye, a milkman, will be joined by O'Donnell as his wife Golde, according to a statement. "As a twenty year friend of Rosie's, I couldn't be happier...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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