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2012-08-24 23:03:19

Want to help those battling suicidal thoughts? Treatment might require looking beyond physical evidence, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Those searching for the motives behind a famous director´s suicide might need to consider spiritual and emotional factors that influence suicidal thoughts, says one suicide resources organization, followme.org. That statement comes today as more details are revealed about Hollywood director Tony Scott´s suicide in...

2012-08-20 23:02:42

A famous director´s suicide raises awareness about the dangers of suicidal thoughts for celebrities and non-celebrities alike, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Celebrities and non-celebrities alike are prone to suicide in a “moment of weakness.” The faith-based website, followme.org, issued that statement today in response to the news that Hollywood director, Tony Scott, apparently committed suicide yesterday. Scott, who was 68 years old,...

2010-03-02 02:01:00

MUNICH and LOS ANGELES, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz Entertainment has acquired U.S. television rights to TANDEM Communications' ground-breaking eight-hour television adaptation of Ken Follett's bestselling novel "The Pillars of the Earth." Starz will air the series, produced by Tandem Communications, MUSE Entertainment and Ridley and Tony Scott's SCOTT FREE Films, as a summer event. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100302/LA62857) The $40 million series is directed by...

2009-06-08 13:00:53

U.S. actor John Travolta, who has been mourning the death of his 16-year-old son since January, says he is proud of his latest film The Taking of Pelham 123. Travolta hasn't been attending press events to publicize his New York-set thriller, co-starring Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini, Luis Guzman and John Turturro. Directed by Tony Scott, the movie is set for release in U.S. theaters Friday. In lieu of giving interviews and making red-carpet appearances to promote Pelham, Travolta has...

2009-01-28 19:04:17

Hollywood's Twentieth Century Fox is working on a big-screen adaptation of the iconic 1980s TV action-adventure series, The A-Team, Variety.com said. Set to begin production in June for release in the summer of 2010, the movie is to be directed by Narc and Smokin' Aces filmmaker Joe Carnahan, and produced by Ridley Scott, with Scott's brother Tony Scott executive producing the picture through their Scott Free banner. Jules Daly and Stephen J. Cannell, the creator of the TV series, are also...

2006-02-02 15:55:26

By Stuart Grudgings NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hollywood returned to New Orleans on Thursday for the first movie shoot since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city that inspired steamy films like "The Big Easy" and the classic "A Streetcar named Desire." "Deja Vu," in which two-time Oscar-winner Denzel Washington and Val Kilmer play time-traveling FBI agents, was adapted to incorporate last year's disaster that killed about 1,300 people, destroyed more than 200,000 homes and scattered...

2005-11-29 16:54:17

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Walt Disney Co. has extended its long-term relationship with "Pirates of the Caribbean" producer Jerry Bruckheimer in a deal that gives the studio the first look at the hit maker's new projects, representatives for both parties said on Tuesday. The new pact runs until September 30, 2007 and is retroactive to films he made after September of 2002, including "Pirates," "National Treasure," starring Nicolas Cage, and "King Arthur," starring Clive Owen and...

2005-10-20 00:08:09

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Tony Scott is returning to direct Walt Disney Studios' "Deja Vu" now that it appears the project will be able to film in New Orleans as originally planned. The action-thriller is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and stars Denzel Washington. But its future had been in doubt since Scott left the project this month after its key location, New Orleans, was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. At the time, Scott cited logistical and...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.