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Green Mile actor Duncan dies at 54


September 4th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died at a hospital in Los Angeles at the age of 54, BBC reported Tuesday.Duncan, who rose to prominence by playing ... Read more...

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Julianne Moore to play mom in ‘Carrie’


May 16th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore has officially been signed to play a crazy mother in an upcoming remake of the 1976 horror classic "Carrie"."Twin Peaks" actress Piper ... Read more...

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Surfer Stephen King has a lucky escape from shark attack


December 12th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A surfer believes he is the “luckiest” person in the world after a shark missed him just barely. Stephen King of NSW was left with only minor ... Read more...

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Apple in price-fixing probe


December 7th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Apple and five of the world's biggest publishers are under investigation for colluding to push up the price of electronic books by as much as 50 ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck to helm ‘The Stand’?


October 24th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck has reportedly been roped in to direct the big screen adaptation of Stephen King's novel "The Stand".According to Deadline.com, "The Stand" is ... Read more...

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Jason Priestley cast in ‘Bag of Bones’


August 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Jason Priestley has been cast in A&E’s Bag of Bones miniseries. The story follows the life of a writer who tries to ... Read more...

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Budget concerns put upcoming Javier Bardem film in doubt


May 15th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS/EFE) Universal Pictures has growing concerns about the big investment needed to produce "The Dark Tower", a literary saga by Stephen King in which Javier Bardem ... Read more...

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Javier Bardem to star in movie and TV adaptations of ‘Dark Tower’


April 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 26 (ANI): Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has been signed to star in the movie and TV adaptations of Stephen King's "Dark Tower" book series.Bardem will play Roland Deschain ... Read more...

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Javier Bardem to star in ‘The Dark Tower’?


April 8th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Actor Javier Bardem is in talks to star in a movie trilogy and TV series based on author Stephen King's horror book series "The Dark Tower".The ... Read more...

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Gyllenhaal, Thornton for ‘The Stand’ remake?


February 6th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Legendary writer Stephen King is urging movie bosses to rope in Jake Gyllenhaal and Billy Bob Thornton to star in the upcoming big screen remake of his 1978 ... Read more...

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Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ heads to the big screen


February 4th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Warner Bros and CBS Films are all looking up to bring the Stephen King work, 'The Stand', to the big screen.The book is one of ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig, Hugh Jackman And Who Else Makes It To Ron Howard’s The Dark Tower list


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The ace director Ron Howard has been toying with the idea of adapting Stephen King’s book The Dark Tower into a movie for 2013. Though its three years to go ... Read more...

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Craig, Jackman may star in ‘The Dark Tower’


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actors Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman are likely to star in a movie adaptation of Stephen King's fantasy horror "The Dark Tower".Director Ron Howard has revealed that ... Read more...

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“It Is A Wrong Perception In The Minds Of People In India That A Horror Film Has To Be Gory” - Wilson Louis


September 4th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Wilson Louis, director of "Mallika' tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he does not want to be compared to Ram Gopal Varma or Ramsays because he wants to ... Read more...

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Blind Guardian Bags The Highest Debut


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): BLIND GUARDIAN from Germany recently attained the maximum first week sales numbers in the USA, in their collective existence.Their tenth album sold over 4,500 units and ... Read more...

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“I Write Like” Gains Popularity Among Aspiring Writers


July 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recently launched website named "I Write Like" claims that it can find the author who has influenced your personal writing by simply analyzing the text ... Read more...

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‘Haven’: SyFy’s Latest Offering


July 10th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The SyFy network has added another new series to the delight of the Sci-Fi fans with 'Haven'. 'Haven' was premired alongside the highly anticipated second season ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp wants to defend the West Memphis Three murders


February 24th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Depp is all set to appear on the CBS show ’48 Hours Mystery’ in order to defend the convicted murders – West Memphis ... Read more...

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JD Salinger’s 15 unpublished novels hidden in safe


January 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): At least 15 unpublished novels of late American author JD Salinger are locked behind the thick steel door of a safe which have never been read by anyone.Speculations ... Read more...

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John Mellencamp’s Grand Musical Show To Be Held In September 2010


December 30th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous American rock singer-songwriter John Mellencamp is a performer to reckon with, as his fiery lyrics infused with socially relevant issues always reached out to ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg, Stephen King team up for ‘Under the Dome’


November 20th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): American film director Steven Spielberg and writer Stephen King have teamed up to develop a limited series based on King's just-released supernatural thriller "Under the Dome".DreamWorks TV ... Read more...

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Spider-Man does exist, says comic-book guru


July 4th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Spider-Man has found life outside of comic-book pages, says an associate humanities librarian for Texas Tech University Libraries.In an article published in the International Journal of Comic ... Read more...

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Jack Ketchum’s “The Girl Next Door”


June 27th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
One of the contemporary American authors who has made a mark in the literary field is Jack Ketchum whose notable works include the novel "The Girl Next Door". Written about 20 ... Read more...

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Bar Refaeli’s sizzling skin-scribble strip for mag


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Bar Refaeli took skin scribbling to a whole new level after she stripped naked for a US magazine.The Israeli model dropped her layers to pose for the new ... Read more...

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Family Guy parodies the movie based on Stephen King’s novel, “Three Kings”


May 11th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
Family Guy's "Three Kings" episode was telecast on Sunday, on the 10th of May. It is the 15th episode in the 7th season of the television series, Family Guy. The episode begins ... Read more...

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Amazon releases new e-book reader as Google eyes market


February 10th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 10 (DPA) Amazon has released a new version of its highly successful electronic book reader Kindle, just days after Google said it would make available large parts of its ... Read more...

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Christian Slater signs up for Dolans Cadillac


April 25th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Christian Slater has signed on to star in the movie adaptation of Stephen King's short story Dolan's Cadillac.Joining him in the film will be Wes Bentley and ... Read more...

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