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  • Speedskating: Women's 3,000

    Speedskating: Women's 3,000
    When: Feb. 9. Best of the U.S.: Jilleanne Rookard, currently 15th in the world, finished in 12th in 2010. Best of the rest: Defending Olympic champion and current No. 1 Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic won two of three races this season and...
  • Film, TV Producer Paul Pompian Dies at 72

    Award winning motion picture and television producer Paul Pompian, best known for films including "The Watcher," "Swimming Upstream," "Waste Land," Truman Capote's "Children on Their Birthdays," "Resurrection," "The Stepford Children," "Time Served,"...
  • Agnieszka Holland's 'Burning Bush' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to Agnieszka Holland's "Burning Bush," which had been the Czech Republic's official entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar before being disqualified. The film is a 234-minute theatrical release version of a three-...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 6, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Midwest, where temperatures were 22 below zero with a -50 windchill in Bismarck, N.D., creating Sundogs, a ring of light visible around the sun or moon when light is refracted through ice crystals in the...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2014

     
    Mother Nature gets the nod to start Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape around Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park, where the Polar Vortex brought high winds and frigid temperatures to the area....
  • Three more arrested in Newport kidnapping

    Authorities this week took three people into custody in connection with the kidnapping, torture and genital mutilation of a Newport Beach man last year, prosecutors announced. Newport Beach police detectives arrested Ryan Anthony Kevorkian, 34, and...
  • 'Dark Places': Charlize Theron Pic Inks Many Sales at AFM

    Producer and co-financier Exclusive Media has inked a raft of sales at AFM for "Dark Places," the adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel starring Charlize Theron. All-rights deals were completed with Mars (France), Remstar (Canada), CCC (Japan)...
  • AFM: 'Saint Laurent' Pre-Sells for EuropaCorp (Exclusive)

    Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has closed a raft of pre-sales on Bertrand Bonello's "Saint Laurent," a biopic of the famed French fashion designer. Shopping "Saint Laurent" at the AFM, EuropaCorp's international sales team - led by Marie-Laure Montironi --...
  • 'The Book Thief': Actor Geoffrey Rush on shooting the film in Germany

    'The Book Thief': Actor Geoffrey Rush on shooting the film in Germany
    To make "The Book Thief," the screen adaptation of Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl who develops a passion for books amid the chaos of World War II-era Germany, the filmmakers might have shot somewhere in Eastern Europe with generous tax credits...
  • One tough Sugarplum Fairy

    One tough Sugarplum Fairy
    Posture is paramount to Camille Kellems. And not only because she's a ballerina, but because she is a ballerina with scoliosis. The 16-year-old Newport Beach resident was diagnosed as having a curved spine when she was 13. For two years, she went to...
  • Czech Television to Produce Local Version of 'The Office'

    LONDON -- BBC Worldwide has inked a format deal with broadcaster Czech Television for a local version of "The Office." The six-episode series, which will be produced in-house for channel CT1, is due to go into production in January. It is the ninth...
  • The Week in Pictures | January 6 – 12, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Incredible images this week out of Indonesia as villagers react to being covered in ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,...