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Flying high on the success of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie is hoping his impressive work to date can help him finally realise a long-held dream: playing Olympic legend Jesse Owens on the big screen. He’s been attached to a biopic of the man before, and now seems intent on producing his own, untitled take on Owens.With We Are Marshall’s Jamie Linden on script and co-producing duty, Mackie is set to offer up the project that will chronicle Owens’ life and career. He showed his sprinting abilities early in his native Alabama and eventually earned a place on the American Olympics team in 1936. Though Adolf Hitler had tried to ban black and Jewish athletes from competing, he relented in the face of a potential boycott, and was angered when Owens surged to a victorious sweep of four gold medals. Despite his legendary achievement, the runner still faced racism at home. »
Trevor Hogg attempts to get up to speed with Rocket Girl by reviewing back-to-back issues...
Changing the future is hard to do. Sparks fly when DaYoung becomes Most Wanted in two different New York Cities. Police in battling timestreams — 1986 and an alternate 2013 — want to get their girl. But bringing her in is going to take a coordinated effort from a mysterious player who straddles both worlds.
The third issue titled Double Reagent opens with DaYoung Johansson being interrogated by middle-aged and overweight NYPD Detective Ciccone who sees her as delinquent rather than a teenage law enforcement officer from the future. DaYoung becomes enraged when she learns that her jetpack has been handed back to Quintum Mechanics. A panicked NYPD Detective Tran interrupts the proceedings as the top brass is heading to the police station which provides an opportune moment for an escape.
A flashback occurs where a teenage police officer »
Anna Gordy Gaye, the ex-wife of late soul legend Marvin Gaye and the older sister of Motown record label founder Berry Gordy Jr., died in Los Angeles on Friday at the age of 92, the family publicist said. “She died today at her Los Angeles home. She passed away from natural causes. They discovered her body at 3:00 a.m.,” said Maureen O’Connor, executive vice president of publicists Rogers & Cowan. Also read: Patti Webster, Veteran Entertainment Publicist, Dead at 49 The songwriter and businesswoman was married to Gaye from 1964 to 1977 and helped compose two songs, “Flying High (In the Friendly Sky »
3 items from 2014
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