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2009-08-27 11:36:20

Actor and comedian Eddie Izzard will headline a Christmas movie for British television, the BBC said. Izzard, who starred in the TV drama The Riches, as well as the movies Ocean's 13, My Super Ex-Girlfriend and Valkyrie," Wednesday completed his 26th marathon in 31 days for the Sport Relief charity. The BBC said Izzard will be seen this holiday season in writer-director John Hay's The Lost Christmas.

2008-11-26 10:45:00

British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has joined the cast of director Richard Levine's big-screen drama Every Day, Variety.com reported.

2008-11-20 09:19:07

British actor and comedian Eddie Izzard says a big-screen follow-up to his recently canceled U.S. television show The Riches is in the works. Izzard co-starred with Minnie Driver in the Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated drama, which was about a family of con artists and ran for two seasons.

2008-10-12 18:00:17

NEW mum Minnie Driver won Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for playing an Irish gypsy in US series The Riches - but that didn't stop it from being scrapped.

2008-10-07 21:00:26

FX has canceled its U.S. television drama, "The Riches," featuring British movie stars Minnie Driver and Eddie Izzard, Variety.com reported Tuesday. The show about a family of con artists ran for two seasons.

2008-08-01 12:00:47

U.S. film actor Thomas Jane has been cast in an hourlong pilot for Hung, a dark comedy directed by Sideways writer-director Alexander Payne.

2008-07-22 00:00:28

By GREG HERNANDEZ Minnie Driver called to chat last week about her emotional new movie, "The Take," out on Friday.

2008-07-21 18:00:32

LOS ANGELES _ There's big news from the Television Critics Association press tour regarding "Damages": Ted Danson will be back as Arthur Frobisher on the FX show. His performance in Season 1 as the arrogant capitalist was one of the high points of the show, so that's great news.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.