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    Dallas Urges Local Filming of TV Spinoff

    City officials say there's no substitute for the original when it comes to producing a movie version of the long-running "Dallas" television series.

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    Okonedo, Mos Def Eye 'Stringbean'

    Mos Def and Sophie Okonedo are in final negotiations to co-star in the indie period drama "Stringbean and Marcus."

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    Fame Goes to Cuaron's Heart, Not Head

    Fame has not gone to Mexican film director Alfonso Cuaron's head but to his heart.

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    FEATURE

    "It was not like the usual actors' experience at all," enthuses Mary Louise Wilson, describing the two weeks she and fellow actor Christine Ebersole spent at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in Yulee, Fla., working on Grey Gardens, a new musical that opened Off-Broadway March 7 at Playwrights Horizons. "Quite ...

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    Dagmar Havlova to Return to the Stage

    Dagmar Havlova, wife of a former Czech president, is to return to the stage this week in a critically acclaimed play by American author Israel Horovitz.

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    ight weeks ago, I moved to New York from the U.K.

    ight weeks ago, I moved to New York from the U.K. After a long career in England, touring in classic plays for 30 years and working for the National Theatre, I was not rich. Despite appearing in a few films, I was not famous. But I thought I had ...

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    Getting organized

    You return from an industry party pretty pleased with yourself. Not only did you work up the courage to go but, once there, you also managed to avoid wallflower status by introducing yourself to several people who sounded almost sincere when they gave you their business cards and told you ...

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    '20,000 Leagues' Director Fleischer Dies

    Richard Fleischer, who directed films from sci-fi classics such as "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" to war movies as "Tora! Tora! Tora!", has died. He was 89.

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    Sept. 11 Plane Drama to Open NY Film Festival

    A film dramatization of the events on the hijacked plane that crashed in Pennsylvania will have its world premiere at a New York film festival next month.

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    >> "Battle of the Bards." This

    >> "Battle of the Bards." This one-night-only event is the culmination of a competition in which seven New York City theatre companies—Labyrinth, Ma-Yi, Intar, Studio 42, Youngblood, Partial Comfort, and Vampire Cowboys—have two weeks to write, cast, and rehearse a world-premiere one-act play. The winner will be chosen by ...