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    Accent on 'Youth'

    Director Miguel Arteta would like to be known as the man who gives voice to awkward dorks everywhere. "Dorkiness is my realm in which I live, so I celebrate dorkiness," the director says.

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    Naomie Harris Goes Back to School in 'The First Grader'

    Harris plays Jane Obinchu in the heartwarming true story of Maruge, an elderly ex-revolutionary who, in post-imperialist Kenya, seeks the basic education denied him in his youth.

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    People Person

    In last year's monster hit "The Hangover," Rachael Harris terrorized audiences as Melissa, a sharp-tongued control freak with no concept of personal space.

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    From 'Deep Space' to 'Cairo'

    As an actor of Arab descent, Alexander Siddig has strong feelings about what roles he'll tackle and conversely pass on.

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    Calling Card

    Actor Mark Setlock isn't really an employee of a high-falutin' New York City restaurant, he just plays one onstage. He plays that, plus about 30 of the most high-ego, low-I.Q. morons you'd never want to deal with, in his astoundingly successful one-man show Fully Committed.

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    From Glam to Nam

    Perhaps Elise Elliot, the aging actress played so indelibly by Goldie Hawn in the film The First Wives Club, put it best when describing how roles had dried up over the years: "There are only three ages for women in Hollywood: babe, district attorney, and Driving Miss Daisy." Lest anyone ...

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    Shaw's Second Sex

    For an actress with an affinity for classics of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, one of the most pleasurable challenges, along with tackling the flawed heroines of Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov, must be to play one of George Bernard Shaw's smart, loquacious, thoroughly modern Millies.

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    Back on the Radar

    Caroline Dhavernas, best known for playing quirky slacker Jaye Tyler on the short-lived 2004 Fox dramedy "Wonderfalls," soured on the small screen after the series was canceled. She has apparently changed her mind.

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    John Cameron Mitchell: From Hedwig to Head

    When your first film as a director, writer, and star is the hit of Sundance and snags you countless awards and accolades, what do you do for an encore? If you're John Cameron Mitchell, you hold an open casting call for actors to participate in a workshop for a ...

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    From Muggle to Magician

    Second-banana roles seem the most thankless. They also don't necessarily help an actor get the girls. But 14-year-old Rupert Grint, handsome and charming in person, is for now relegated to be known the world over as the rather ungainly, rather unlucky, but heart-of-gold Ron Weasley, best friend and young ...