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Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan Re-team For Ithaca In Virginia


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Sleepless In Seattle co-stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are teaming up for a new movie.

Hanks will produce Ryan's directorial debut Ithaca, which will shoot in Virginia later this summer (14).

State Governor Terry MCAuliffe confirmed the film will be shot in and around Richmond on Monday (23Jun14), revealing the project will begin before the end of the month (Jun14).

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Nora Ephron Remembered In New York


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Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honor late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12).

The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless In Seattle' and 'You've Got Mail' - was joined by a number of Hollywood's elite at a memorial service to pay tribute to Nora, who died at the age of 71 from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia on June 26.

Director Steven Spielberg, 'Mad Men' star John Hamm, singer Bette Midler, actor Matthew Broderick and comedians Steve Martin and Larry David also attended the service at Alice Tully Hall in New York, which they entered to the sound of Frank Sinatra's 'I've Got the World on a String'.

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Nora Ephron Remembered In New York


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Meg Ryan led a star-studded ensemble as they gathered to honour late filmmaker Nora Ephron today (09.07.12).

The 50-year-old actress - who worked alongside the director and legendary screenwriter in 'When Harry Met Sally', 'Sleepless In Seattle' and 'You've Got Mail' - was joined by a number of Hollywood's elite at a memorial service to pay tribute to Nora, who died at the age of 71 from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia on June 26.

Director Steven Spielberg, 'Mad Men' star John Hamm, singer Bette Midler, actor Matthew Broderick and comedians Steve Martin and Larry David also attended the service at Alice Tully Hall in New York, which they entered to the sound of Frank Sinatra's 'I've Got the World on a String'.

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Nora Ephron Dead At 71


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Director/writer Nora Ephron, who won Oscar nominations for her screenplays for When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless In Seattle and You've Got Mail , has succumbed to leukemia at the age of 71. Billy Crystal, who played the male title role in When Harry Met Sally , issued a statement saying, "I was very lucky to get to say her words." Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail star Tom Hanks commented that Ephron, who wrote and directed both films, "knew what was important to know; how things really worked, what was worthwhile, who was fascinating and why." Meryl Streep, who starred in Heartburn and Julie & Julia , which Ephron wrote and, in the case of the latter film, also directed, said, "Nora just looked at every situation and cocked her head and thought, 'Hmmmm, how can I make this more fun?'"

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Nora Ephron Dies Aged 71


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Nora Ephron has died at the age of 71.

The 'When Harry Met Sally' screenwriter passed away in a New York hospital on Tuesday evening (26.06.12) from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia, and Hollywood stars she worked with over the years have paid tribute to the writer and director.

Billy Crystal, who starred opposite Meg Ryan in 'When Harry Met Sally' said: ''I am very sad to learn of Nora's passing. She was a brilliant writer and humorist.

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Sleepless In Seattle Musical Postponed


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The musical adaptation of hit Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks movie Sleepless In Seattle has been put on hold to allow producers to "get it right" before a big launch.

The production was expected to hit the stage at the Pasadena Playhouse in California this summer (Jun12), but now theatre fans will have to wait a season to see it.

Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical will be rescheduled and will now be added to the venue's 2012-2013 season.

Sheldon Epps, the Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse, tells BroadwayWorld.com, "Along with our producing partners, all of us at The Playhouse continue to be enormously excited about the long term potential for this new musical, both here at our theatre and beyond.

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Owen Wilson Splits From Girlfriend


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Owen Wilson has reportedly split from his girlfriend Jade Duell.

The 42-year-old actor - who has six-month-old son Robert Ford with Jade, who he has been with for a year-and-a-half - allegedly did not want to make a long-term commitment to her, forcing the couple to separate because she wasn't "willing" to let the 'Zoolander' star do "what he wanted".

A source told National Enquirer magazine: "Owen wanted the freedom to do what he wanted with his friends, both male and female, while remaining a family unit with Jade and the baby.

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Titanic Front Of Ship Scene Voted Most Romantic Movie Moment


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'Titanic's front of ship scene has been voted the most romantic movie moment of all time.

The Oscar-winning film - which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - topped a poll by Italian liqueur Disaronno to find the most popular love scene, in which their characters Jack and Rose go to The Front of the doomed cruise-liner and pretend to fly.

The heart-warming moment beat Andrew Lincoln declaring his love for Keira Knightly through signs in 'Love Actually' while Demi Moore and the late Patrick Swayze's sexy clay turning came third.

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Sleepless In Seattle: The Musical Heads To Broadway


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Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's 1993 romantic comedy Sleepless In Seattle is heading to Broadway - as a musical.


Screenwriter Jeff Arch, who penned the hit movie, is working with composer and lyricist Leslie Bricusse to turn the film into a song-and-dance production for the New York stage.


The theatre adaptation, aimed for release in 2010, will be directed by My Big Fat Greek Wedding filmmaker Joel Zwick and produced by David Shor, according to industry paper Daily Variety.

Kim Basinger's Big Regret


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8 MILE actress Kim Basinger admits she regrets turning down the leading role in hit 1993 film Sleepless In Seattle.

The twice-divorced star rejected the film because she didn't think the script was good enough, but now admits her judgement at picking successful films is sometimes off key.

Kim says, "When it comes to judging which film will be successful and which one won't, my judgement is very poor.

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