4 items from 2017
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
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 Hasselhoff, Polly Bergen, Faye Dunaway, Rita Moreno, Donna Mills, Randal Kleiser, Larry 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
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
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… »
4 items from 2017
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners