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    Jennifer Hudson Moves to 'Sex and the City'

    Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has joined the cast of "Sex and the City: The Movie" for New Line Cinema, which begins filming next week in New York.

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    book REVIEW

    Ronald Rand—an actor, playwright, and founder of the newspaper The Soul of the American Actor—spotlights 50 prominent acting teachers in this useful reference text, with photos by Luigi Scorcia. Each two- to four-page profile is accompanied by a somewhat shorter response from one of the teacher's students ...

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    Diabolical Director, Vague Rejecter

    How do you know when a director's criticism has gotten out of control? There has been no physical abuse, but the digs and berating do wear an actor down.

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    Jon Stewart to Return as Oscar Host

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Wednesday that Jon Stewart will return as host of the Oscars in 2008.

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    LaBute to Helm Local Premiere

    Prolific playwright-screenwriter Neil LaBute, whose dramaFat Pigplayed to critical acclaim last spring at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse, has signed on to direct a production in the theatre's current season.

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    Actors: Have You Worked in Mexico?

    Back Stage is writing an article on opportunities for U.S. actors in Mexican films, TV shows, and commercials. If you are an American actor who has worked in Mexico, we'd like to hear from you.

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    New York and Edinburgh TV Fests Pair Up

    The New York Television Festival and the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival have created an international artist exchange.

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    Who: Haaz Sleiman and Danai Gurira, actors

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    EDITOR

    his week's issue is devoted to our first-ever Latino Report. I wish it were unnecessary to point out that the majority of Latino actors still face obstacles in the entertainment industry, but the reality is that much more is needed to bring about colorblindness when it comes to casting ...

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    Free LA Screening: 'Limon: A Life Beyond Words'

    Back Stage and the Fine Arts Theatre invite you to a screening ofLimon: A Life Beyond Words, an award-winning documentary about the life and work of revolutionary modern dancer and choreographer Jose Limon.