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    When Ryan Gosling first heard the premise of Lars

    When Ryan Gosling first heard the premise of Lars and the Real Girl, he found it humorous but doubted it could hold up for an entire movie. But as he finished reading Nancy Oliver's script, he found himself crying and surprised he was so moved. After Gosling took the ...

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    Coroner: Renfro OD'd on Heroin, Morphine

    The death last month of troubled 25-year-old actor Brad Renfro was caused by a heroin and morphine overdose.

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    Beyond the DMZ

    It was "the simpler, the better," choreographically speaking, in "Beyond the DMZ," a multimedia dance piece composed and directed by Eun-Hee Kim.

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    Christian Theater Troupe Scolds Kathy Griffin

    Members of a Christian theater troupe are spreading the word that they're irate about Kathy Griffin's off-color speech in accepting a creative arts Emmy earlier this month.

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    WGAE Targets Bergman for Hunter Award

    Andrew Bergman, who penned screenplays for "The In-Laws," "Fletch" and other classic film comedies, will receive the WGA East's Ian McLellan Hunter Award for lifetime achievement.

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    Claire Danes to Make Broadway Debut

    Claire Danes will make her Broadway debut later this year as Eliza Doolittle in a play that inspired the award-winning musical "My Fair Lady."

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    Patrick Quinn, a former president of Actors'

    Patrick Quinn, a former president of Actors' Equity Association who was about to assume the union's top post of executive director, died of a heart attack early in the morning of Sept. 24 at his summer house in Bushkill, Pa. He was 56 years old and lived in Manhattan.

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    ARTS & THE LAW

    Last month's column discussed the applicable legal standards when a writer charges that someone has ripped off his or her script. This time we discuss ways to avoid being ripped off in the first place.

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    Offering Kids Time to Shine

    Taro Alexander was on stage in Denver one night, about a decade ago, when his mask fell and the words began to jumble. Then 26, he had stuttered for most of his life, though few knew his secret. The actor had hidden it well, hadn't faltered once, hadn't ...