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From ‘E.T.’ to ‘Explorers': When Kids Ruled the Big Screen (Photos)

11 June 2017 11:05 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Blue Lagoon (1980) Brooke Shields Christopher Atkins play two Victorian-era kids who are left to fend for themselves after a shipwreck in the South Pacific. They eventually find romance as they grow up on the remote island. Time Bandits (1981) A young boy, played by Craig Warnock, is pulled into another dimension in this the fantasy Terry Gilliam film by a group time-traveling dwarves looking for treasure. E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982) Henry Thomas’ naturalistic, emotional performance as Elliot got the world believing in E.T. — and sobbing when the alien’s life was in peril. It was the highest grossing movie of the. »

- Meriah Doty

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Joel Edward Dean, Hollywood Producer and Agent, Dies at 77

23 May 2017 6:34 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Veteran Hollywood producer and agent Joel Edward Dean died May 13 in Los Angeles after a short battle with leukemia. He was 77.

Dean, a New York native, broke into show business in 1960, when he started in the mailroom as a runner/agent trainee at the William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills, Calif. He went on to work at Apa, ICM, and TalentWorks.

His clients included Joan Rivers, David HasselhoffPolly BergenFaye Dunaway, Rita Moreno, Donna Mills, Randal KleiserLarry Hagman, Linda Lavin, Tony Roberts, Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, George Hamilton, Mario Lopez, James Brolin, and Elaine Stritch.

Dean was also involved in producing “The Blue Lagoon,” starring Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins; “Summer Lovers,” starring Daryl Hannah and Peter Gallagher; and “Grease,” starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta.

Dean became vice president of talent at TalentWorks in 2005 and retired in 2013. He is survived by his sister. Funeral arrangements are pending. »

- Dave McNary

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Blue Lagoon’s Christopher Atkins Reveals the Gift He Gave to His Father on His Deathbed

24 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Theresa Caputo strikes again!

In an exclusive sneak peek at Sunday’s Long Island Medium, the TLC star is performing a group reading at a private home when she begins communicating with the spirit of Blue Lagoon star Christopher Atkins‘ father.

“Did you try to play baseball or something?” asks Caputo, 50, as Atkins laughs in disbelief.

“Yeah,” he confessed. “Now you’re getting really weird, okay? I’m sure you’ve heard this before!”

The 56-year-old actor then goes on to reveal the unbelievable connection between baseball and his father.

“I was going to play pro baseball — it was my dream, »

- Aurelie Corinthios

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Long Island Medium: Season Nine Renewal and Start Date Announced by TLC

13 January 2017 3:53 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Did Theresa Caputo see this one coming? TLC has renewed her Long Island Medium TV show for a ninth season, which premieres Sunday, February 19th at 8:00pm Et/Pt.Rosie O'Donnell, Billy Gardell, Ta'Rhonda Jones hears, Mo'Nique will guest star in the Long Island Medium season nine premiere. The new season on TLC will also include appearances by Jim O'Heir, Carson Kressley, Kim Zolciak-Biermann, Wendi McClendon-Covey, Christopher Atkins, and Kym Whitley.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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