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Just call Northwestern U. ‘Hollywood Midwest’ after ‘A Starry Night’ bragfest

TV faves including “Transparent” actress Kathryn Hahn ('95), Stephanie March ('96) of “Law & Order: SVU” and Marg Helgenberger ('82) of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” entered and exited stage left at a dizzying pace, alongside such veterans as Tony Roberts ('61) of Woody Allen's “Annie Hall” and ...
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Stephen King’s novel The Tommyknockers to be adapted into a movie as Universal, James Wan …

The duo has got Larry Sanitsky on board, who executive produced the 1993 ABC miniseries adaptation of The Tommyknockers, starring Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger. Talking about the film, Sanitsky said the story is an "allegorical tale of addiction" as the novelist was struggling with his own ...
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Downsizing: 6 Big (And Not So Big) Ideas In A Small World

Set in a world where you can shrink yourself down to about five inches tall, Downsizing is Alexander Payne's latest cautionary tale of ordinary madness and suburban mediocrity. Having made a name for himself with such themes in his films Election, Sideways, The Descendants, Nebraska and others, ...
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CommFest’s “A Starry Night”: A spirited celebration across generations

From there, countless famous faces took the stage – there were introductions made by Tony Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Dermot Mulroney, Nancy Dussault, Henry Lennix Frank Galati, Stephanie March, Sharif Atkins, Kathryn Hahn, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Laura Innes. Especially well-received ...
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Universal acquires rights for Stephen Kings Tommyknockers movie

The duo has got Larry Sanitsky on board, who executive produced the 1993 ABC miniseries adaptation of "The Tommyknockers", starring Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger. Talking about the film, Sanitsky said the story is an "allegorical tale of addiction" as the novelist was struggling with his own ...
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Universal Wins Rights for Stephen King’s ‘Tommyknockers’ Movie

The previous Tommyknockers miniseries starred Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger. "It is an allegorical tale of addiction (Stephen was struggling with his own at the time), the threat of nuclear power, the danger of mass hysteria and the absurdity of technical evolution run amuck". The book was ...
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Tommyknockers Film On The Way From James Wan and Universal

The film, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, will be directed by James Wan of The Conjuring fame. The book was turned into a television series in 1993 starring Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger. The book is not one fans or King himself are very fond of, with King once saying about ...
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Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers Lands at Universal

... producer Larry Sanitsky (the 1993 TV miniseries based on The Tommyknockers) to work on the film. The Tommyknockers is the second best-selling Stephen King book in its hardcover release. The book outsold IT. The previous Tommyknockers miniseries starred Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger.
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Universal Is Bringing You the Movie Adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers

In the sci-fi horror novel, residents of Haven, Maine fall under the sway of a newly discovered spacecraft, which slowly turns them into an alien hive mind. Jimmy Smits and Marg Helgenberger starred in the 1993 ABC miniseries version of The Tommyknockers. In a 2014 interview with Rolling Stone, King ...
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HSXtra.com scoreboard: Thursday’s results

Alexander Payne 3-6, 6-2, 10-6; Jacob Rosen (SWG) d. Ben Smith 6-0, 6-0; Peyton Brannon (SWG) d. Ethan Sharer 6-2, 6-1; Ben Miller (R) d. Apollo Sarrimanolis 6-1, 6-2. Doubles: Hammer-Davis (SWG) d. A. Smith-Sharer 8-0; Orfanedes-Hamilton (R) d. Payne-Brannon 8-5; Rosen-Brian Fendrich ...
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