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2009-05-18 11:15:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Group, one of New York's premiere Off-Broadway not-for-profit theater companies has announced its upcoming 2009-2010 season. Included are two world premieres, a major revival and The New Group's first musical since its 2003 production of "Avenue Q." Opening October 2009 is the world premiere of "The Starry Messenger" by Kenneth Lonergan, featuring Matthew Broderick in the title role. This production marks Lonergan's return to New York...

2008-12-11 12:36:02

U.S. actor Mark Ruffalo, whose brother died this week, has dropped out of Greenburg, a film written and to be directed by Noah Baumbach. The Hollywood Reporter did not say why Ruffalo quit the project, however, the actor is in mourning after his brother Scott died Monday, reportedly of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after playing Russian roulette. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Tropic Thunder star Ben Stiller is set to replace Mark Ruffalo in Greenburg, the plot...

2008-12-03 15:22:07

Actor Mark Ruffalo's hairstylist brother is clinging to life after suffering a gunshot wound to the head in California, Entertainment Tonight reported. The entertainment news program said Wednesday on its Web site that Ruffalo's brother Scott was discovered with the head wound this week and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the injury is being conducted. Sources told the New York Post the 39-year-old hairstylist was shot in the back of his head and has been in intensive...

2008-08-05 12:00:33

Actor Mark Ruffalo reportedly is planning to make his feature directorial debut with Sympathy for Delicious, a film about a paralyzed L.A. disc jockey. Ruffalo has starred in the movies You Can Count on Me, In the Cut, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Zodiac and Reservation Road. Variety.com said Ruffalo will direct James Franco and Chris Thornton in Delicious, a film Thornton wrote about a deejay who has the power to heal others but not himself. Ruffalo, who will also play a...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'