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James Bond, Sherlock Holmes to be resurrected in new novels


January 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Authors Anthony Horowitz and Jeffrey Deaver have been chosen to resurrect James Bond and Sherlock Holmes for two new full-length novels.Horowitz, the children's author of a series of ... Read more...

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ebook gadgets help popularise literary classics


December 27th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Literary classics by Charles Dickens and Jane Austen are enjoying a revival, thanks to ebook gadgets like the Amazon's Kindle. Kindles were the biggest selling products this Christmas, ... Read more...

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Classic e-novels sales surge this Christmas


December 27th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Britain seems to have finally accepted the trend of electronic books as Amazon confirmed yesterday that Kindles were the biggest selling products this Christmas.Classics like Charles Dickens and ... Read more...

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Campaigners seek High Court’s help to save Sherlock Holmes creator’s home


December 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Campaigners, who are against plans to redevelop the former home of Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, have sought the help of the High Court.The late Scottish ... Read more...

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John Cusack to Play Edgar Allan Poe in ‘The Raven’


August 31st, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After speculations, and rumors which suggested others would be attached to the film, director James McTeigue has at last made the choice for the starring role in ... Read more...

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Small-budget movies to crowd box office this Friday


August 25th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The last Friday of the month is high on low-budget outings like "Hello Darling", "Antardwand", "Gumshuda", "Madholal - Keep Walking" and "Soch Lo". While the rest are ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes returns - from Nepal


June 18th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) More than 80 years after Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote the last Sherlock Holmes story, the taciturn, relentless and utterly fascinating sleuth is back again - ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes Sequel To Release In December 2011


May 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sequel of the last year super hit film Sherlock Holmes has now got a release date. Distributors, Warner Bros. have declared that audiences can expect ... Read more...

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Jude Law didn’t know anything about Sherlock Holmes!


January 6th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) British actor Jude Law has confessed he didn't know anything about Sherlock Holmes before agreeing to play the fictional detective's sidekick Dr. Watson in the new film. The ... Read more...

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Homosexual Holmes, Watson in sequel?


January 4th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robert Downey, Jr., who plays the lead in British filmmaker Ritchie's new movie adaption, has hinted at a homo erotic twist between his character and ... Read more...

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Jude Law fascinated at rediscovering ‘Sherlock Holmes’


January 1st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) British actor Jude Law, who portrays the title character's sidekick Watson alongside Robert Downey Jr. in "Sherlock Holmes", says he hoped he'd brought something a little different ... Read more...

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Michael Crichton’s widow files a claim for $7 million


October 8th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jurassic Park and E.R. creator Michael Crichton, who died last year in November, is in the news once again. His widow Sherri Alexander is seeking an ... Read more...

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“Up”, movie redefines American beauty


May 30th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
Friday saw the release of "Up", A movie by Pixar. The movie has been reviewed by many as being one of the best 2009 releases till date. "Up" revives memories of such ... Read more...

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Worlds oldest person, 130, credits cottage cheese, sense of humour for longevity!


March 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A Kazakhstan lady, who mothered ten children, will be celebrating her 130 th birthday this week, making her the worlds oldest person by 16 years.Sakhan Dosovas age ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchies Sherlock Holmes will be gay


February 22nd, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Guy Ritchies new flick Sherlock Holmes is going to portray Sir Arthur Conan Doyles legendary character in a gay way.In the film, Holmes, being played by Robert ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes set for modern makeover


January 19th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Sherlock Holmes is being revamped to be presented as a modern, contemporary character for a BBC version of the tales.The makeover, masterminded by League Of Gentleman actor ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie plans to make toughest, meanest Sherlock Holmes yet


September 29th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): Hollywood filmmaker Guy Ritchie has revealed that he is planning to create the toughest and meanest Sherlock Holmes in his upcoming movie.Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyles ... Read more...

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Jude Law to star in ”Sherlock Holmes” remake


September 21st, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Jude Law is in talks to play a role in Guy Ritchie''s remake of Sherlock Holmes.Produced by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures, the drama will see ... Read more...

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle murder tale finally laid to rest


September 14th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Claims that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes, helped murder a journalist have finally been laid to rest by a church court.The Exeter Diocese ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen team up for Sherlock Holmes film


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Actors Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen have been signed on to star in the comedy version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes.According to Variety, British ... Read more...

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