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    'Losers' Comic Book Finally on Way to Big Screen

    "Stomp the Yard" director Sylvain White is in final negotiations to take the helm of "The Losers," breathing new life into the adaptation of the gritty DC-Vertigo comic book.

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    Visit the Virtual Back Stage Store!

    From spotlights to lists of acting schools to panels talks -- you have total access to all this content in PDF form at the Back Stage Store!

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    When Shakespeare Rambles

    Whoa, put down that club! I know Shakespeare doesn't ramble. Every word he puts on the page is to the point, and actors and directors ignore that at their peril. I do think that in The Two Noble Kinsmen, which the world agrees he wrote in collaboration with John ...

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    Commercial Break

    Actors want to be paid accurately for their commercial work, and the advertising industry wants an accurate accounting of its media buys. So, for the first time since the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists raised the issue of "adequate and feasible...systems for ...

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    Book Review

    Noël Coward led a fabulous life in the literal sense: like a fable. Although he had multitudinous ups and downs, both the ups and downs were often observed internationally and shared with many of the most important theatre, film, publishing, and government figures of the 20th century.

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    This is the rare product that does what it

    This is the rare product that does what it promises to do. On the cover it's described as a "definitive interactive guide for comics, writers, speakers, actors and anyone who wants to make money from being funny." It delivers.

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    For $25, Catch a Flick with Hoffman, Others

    Sit beside Steve Martin for a screening of "The Jerk," share a theater with Mike Myers for a showing of "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" or squirm in your seat alongside Jodie Foster during "The Silence of the Lambs."

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    Everyone hits it. In my marathon training it was

    Everyone hits it. In my marathon training it was mile 18. In my acting career it was the month of August. The wall is legendary. Runners usually hit it around mile 20. It's the point where your physical body weakens, your spirit sags, and the will to go on ...

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    Film Review

    In the tradition of ethnic-themed movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding comes Everybody Wants to Be Italian. And it's a charmer—a sweet, flavorful romantic comedy with one of the year's freshest and most appealing casts. This is one of those films where everyone is a virtual ...