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6 items from 2012

Russell Brand To Star In Larry Charles' Pierre Pierre

30 July 2012 7:08 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Larry Charles doesn't direct a lot of movies, but when he does his star of choice is quite obvious. Though he has had a long career in television, working as a writer on shows like Seinfeld, Mad About You and The Arsenio Hall Show, since he made his way onto the big screen he has directed four features and three of them have starred Sacha Baron Cohen (the exception being 2003's Masked and Anonymous, which, strangely enough, starred Bob Dylan). From 2006 to 2012 Charles directed Cohen in character-based comedies Borat, Bruno and The Dictator, but for his next project he's found a new star. Variety has learned that Russell Brand has been cast as the lead in Larry Charles' Pierre Pierre. The script was writteh by Edwin Cannistraci and Frederick Seton and was featured on the annual Black List (a list of the most popular unproduced scripts written during a »

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Fat City Actress Susan Tyrrell Dies

19 June 2012 7:16 AM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Oscar-nominated Fat City actress Susan Tyrrell has passed away at the age of 67, Austin360 reports.

A friend of the actress tells the site that Tyrrell died on Saturday in her home in Austin, Texas. A cause of death was not immediately available.

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Tyrrell was diagnosed with thrombocythemia, a rare bone marrow disease, in 2000. Though she had both her legs amputated, Tyrrell continued to act, appearing in Masked and Anonymous and Kid Thing.<>

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- Sadie Gennis

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Susan Tyrrell, Fat City Oscar Nominee, Is Dead

19 June 2012 2:45 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Susan Tyrrell, a Best Supporting Actress nominee in 1972 for director John Huston's Fat City, has died, her family confirms to People. According to, the actress died Sunday, and had been a resident of Austin, Texas, since 2008, it was reported by In the John Huston boxing drama, which also starred Jeff Bridges and Stacy Keach, Tyrell, then 26, played Oma, a falling-down drunk. She later said that although Huston wanted to cast Faye Dunaway in the role, Tyrrell convinced the director to give her the job because a 26-year-old drunk would be more interesting than a 35-year-old one. »

- Stephen M. Silverman

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Susan Tyrrell Dead: Cult Film Actress Dies At 67

18 June 2012 1:22 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Susan Tyrrell, cult film staple and Academy Award nominee, passed away on Sunday at the age of 67. Although Tyrrell spent her career playing somewhat unsavory types, her talent did not go unrecognized. She made her transition from the theater to film with 1971's "Shoot Out," and, by the following year, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in John Huston's "Fat City." She went on to star in over a dozen off-beat films, including "Angel" and "Cry-Baby." Her health began failing in the early 2000s; she lost both of her legs due to the rare blood disease Essential Thrombocythemia. Despite her ailments, Tyrrell continued to star in movies such as "Masked and Anonymous" (2003), "The Devil's Due at Midnight" (2004) and, most recently, David Zellner's "Kid-Thing." "Nothing was off limits with her -- she didn't mince words, she loved what she loved and she hated what she hated...She will be sorely missed, »

- Jessie Heyman

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Bob Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks' Being Made into a Movie

4 April 2012 2:26 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

From the classic western "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid" to the painful ego-trip that was "Masked and Anonymous," Bob Dylan has a pretty extensive, if varied, movie resume for a rock star.  But in a career that netted him a Best Song Oscar for his work on "Wonder Boys," Dylan has yet to see one of his albums adapted for the silver screen -- until now.  Dylan's  "Blood on the Tracks" will be turned into a feature length film from Brazilian-based Rt Features.  "Blood on the Tracks" is widely considered to be »

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Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks Eyed for Feature

4 April 2012 | | See recent news »

In recent years, Bob Dylan's work has come to the screen in films like Martin Scorsese's documentary No Direction Home , Todd Haynes' innovative biopic I'm Not There. and the bizarre, star-laden ensemble Masked and Anonymous (written by and starring Dylan himself). There's also said to be, in the works, a narrative feature to star Brad Pitt, based off his 1986 song, Brownsville Girl . Today, Rt Features reveals that they've secured the rights to another Dylan-based narrative, inspired by his 1975 album, Blood on the Tracks . Album highlights include Dylan's "Tangled Up in Blue," (often likened to "Brownsville Girl" for its non-linear storytelling), "Idiot Wind," "Simple Twist of Fate," "Shelter from the Storm" and "Lily, »

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