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    'Watchmen' Director's Cut to Theaters

    Warner Bros. is giving Zack Snyder's director's cut of "Watchmen" a limited theatrical rollout one week before Comic-Con International in San Diego.

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    Behind Scenes, Upfronts Tense

    Early indicators suggest the upfront ad marketplace will prove slow-moving and contentious, with both sides at an impasse on pricing.

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    Hoffman to Step Down from LAB Post

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Ortiz, and John Gould Rubin will leave their posts as co-artistic directors of LAByrinth Theater Company, an Off-Broadway institution and the resident troupe of the Public Theater.

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    Tony Awards Offer a Crowded Field

    A busy, surprisingly high-quality and starry spring means a crowded field for 2009 Tony Award nominations. A few actors — not to mention shows — are bound to be left out in the competition for the best of the Broadway season.

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    L.A. Designer, Director Blankenchip Dies

    Designer and director John Edw. Blankenchip died in Los Angeles on April 1 of age-related causes, sources say.

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    Actors and the New TV

    For an upcoming story on the changing world of broadcast television, Back Stage is looking for actors who had speaking roles in pilots recently for network television—ABC, CBS, CW, Fox, NBC.

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    Have Sports Helped Your Physique?

    If you are an actor who has taken up a sport or other physical activity that's helped your physique as well as your acting , Back Stage would like to hear your story.

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    One of Last 'Oz' Munchkins Dies

    Mickey Carroll, one of the last surviving diminutive "Munchkins" in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz," died of natural causes on Thursday in Missouri at age 89.

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    Actor with a Business on the Side?

    Back Stage is looking for actors who have set up sideline businesses and are open to being interviewed. 

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    Massachusetts Theater Cuts 7 Jobs

    To pay or not to pay, that was the question for a Massachusetts Shakespearean theater company.