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Lily Allen Is Writing A Book Inspired By Self-help Tome

Lily Allen has started writing a book.The 'Smile' singer has been inspired to take on the written word after reading American writer-and-director Nora Ephron's collection of self-help essays 'I Feel Bad About My Neck: And...

Silkwood Screenwriter Alice Arlen Dies

The veteran scribe passed away at her New York City home on Monday night (29Feb16) following a long illness, her husband, Michael J. Arlen, tells The New York Times. Arlen is best...

Grace Gummer To Play Nora Ephron In Tv Series - Report

Gummer's mum Meryl Streep was pregnant with the 29 year old when she starred in the 1986 film adaptation of Ephron's book Heartburn. Streep developed a strong friendship with Ephron over...

Lena Dunham Dedicates Book Foreword To Nora Ephron

Actress Lena Dunham has paid tribute to Nora Ephron by dedicating the foreword of her new book Not That Kind Of Girl to the late filmmaker and writer.The Girls creator and star thanks the You've...

Portlandia Star To Complete Nora Ephron's Unfinished Screenplay

Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein has been recruited to complete the late Nora Ephron's unfinished screenplay, Lost In Austen.The Oscar-nominated screenwriter passed away in 2012, and was in the process of adapting the 2008 British Tv...

Tom Hanks Battling Voice Problems On Broadway

Tom Hanks is battling vocal problems as he continues his hit Broadway run in Nora Ephron play Lucky Guy and has revealed castmates and crew have been asked not to chat with him backstage.The Oscar...

Tom Hanks To Bring Lucky Guy To London

Tom Hanks could bring 'Lucky Guy' to the London.The Oscar-winning star is currently discussing transferring the critically-acclaimed Nora Ephron Broadway play from New York City to the West End.But if the 56-year-old actor agrees to...

Tom Hanks Took Steroids To Cure Cold

Tom Hanks turned to steroids to cure his cold.The Oscar-winning actor was struggling to take to the stage in his critically-acclaimed Nora Ephron Broadway play 'Lucky Guy' because of a nasty cold, so begged his...

Tom Hanks' Broadway Hit Recoups Investment In Eight Weeks

TOM HANKS' Broadway show Lucky Guy has become big business after recouping its initial financial outlay in eight weeks.The Nora Ephron play has been playing to capacity houses since the start of previews in March...

Tom Hanks Nominated For First Tony Award

Tom Hanks has been nominated for his first Tony award.The 56-year-old actor is up for Best Performance by an Actor for his debut role on Broadway in the play 'Lucky Guy'.Tom plays the lead role...

Nora Ephron To Be Remembered With Prize At Tribeca Film Festival

Robert De Niro's TriBeca Film Festival is to honour late movie icon Nora Ephron by creating a prize in her memory.The $25,000 (£15,625) award, dubbed The Nora, will be handed to a female writer or...

Nora Ephron's Son To Make Documentary About Her Life

Late filmmaker Nora Ephron is to be the subject of a new Tv documentary created by her journalist son.Jacob Bernstein is to direct and co-produce Hbo movie Everything Is Copy, an "intimate portrait" of the...

Lucky Guy: Is It Time To Accept Tom Hanks As One Of The Greats?

Tom Hanks has always plied his trade in the upper rungs of Hollywood's big-budget movies. You want a good looking extravagant type, you try for Johnny Depp. You want a brooding lead who can do...

Tom Hanks Fought Back Tears During Nora Ephron Tribute

Hollywood actor Tom Hanks fought back tears as he paid tribute to late director/screenwriter Nora Ephron on the opening night of her Broadway play as she originally planned to join him onstage for the curtain...

Tom Hanks Gets Emotional After Broadway Debut

Tom Hanks held back tears during the opening night of his late friend's Broadway show 'Lucky Guy'.The 56-year-old actor made his stage debut as former New York Post and Daily News columnist Mike McAlary on...

Tom Hanks Convinced Nora Ephron Watching Over Him In Lucky Guy

Tom Hanks can feel the presence of his late friend and frequent collaborator Nora Ephron during rehearsals for his Broadway debut in her play Lucky Guy and he is convinced the late filmmaker is helping...

Nora Ephron's Son Writes Tribute Essay For New York Times

Nora Ephron's writer son has penned a touching tribute essay for the New York Times detailing the filmmaker's final days.The When Harry Met Sally screenwriter lost her secret battle with cancer last June (12) and...

Nora Ephron To Be Honoured At Writers Guild Awards

Tragic director Nora Ephron is to be honoured with a special tribute to celebrate her career achievements at the upcoming Writers Guild Awards.The When Harry Met Sally screenwriter lost her battle with cancer last June...

Tom Hanks Collaborates With Nora Ephron Posthumously In 'Lucky Guy'

Tom Hank's movies are among the most successful in the world and he is still one of the most prized actors across the western hemisphere. Although he's been in 50 movies and a whole host...

Tom Hanks To Make Broadway Debut

Actor Tom Hanks is set to make his Broadway debut this spring (13) in a play written by his late pal Nora Ephron.The Cast Away star will portray tragic Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist Mike MCAlary...

Meryl Streep Donates $1 Million To New York Theatre

Meryl Streep has handed New York's Public Theater $1 million (£625,000) in honour of the company's founder Joe Papp and late producer/director Nora Ephron.The legendary actress made her Broadway debut in the theatre's production of...

Nora Ephron Left $15 Million In Will

Hollywood screenwriter Nora Ephron left a $15 million (£9.3 million) fortune in her will.The When Harry Met Sally... writer, who passed away in June (12) aged 71 after battling acute myeloid leukaemia, left her estate...

Meryl Streep Praises Issues In New Movie

Meryl Streep thinks 'Hope Springs' is the 'Blue Valentine' for her generation.The 63-year-old actress - who stars alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the movie - believes the film explores issues and emotions not usually tackled...

Meg Ryan Pays Tribute To Nora Ephron In Trade Paper Essay

Meg Ryan has returned to her journalist roots to pen a tribute essay about late director pal Nora Ephron in the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter.The movie star, who studied to become a writer...

Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks Attend Nora Ephron Memorial In New York

Yesterday (July 9, 2012), Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks were among the Hollywood celebrities that gathered together to remember the life and work of the late screenwriter Nora Ephron. Usa Today have published photos of...

Nora Ephron Was Determined To Keep Health Battle Secret

Screenwriter/director Nora Ephron kept her health battle secret from friends and family as she refused to be treated differently because of her illness.The Sleepless in Seattle moviemaker had been secretly struggling with acute myeloid leukaemia...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

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...

Stars Honour Nora Ephron At New York Memorial Service

Meryl Streep, Meg Ryan and Steve Martin were among the stars who turned out to honour the life of celebrated screenwriter and director Nora Ephron in her native New York on Monday (09Jul12).The beloved writer/filmmaker...

Nora Ephron Remembered In New York

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...

Nora Ephron Planned Her Own Memorial

Late screenwriter Nora Ephron directed more than just movies - she orchestrated her own memorial service, leaving behind step-by-step instructions for her husband Nicholas Pileggi to follow in the days after her death.The 71 year...

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