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Rowan Atkinson will be French detective Maigret

Two films featuring the French detective Jules Maigret, created by Georges Simenon, have been commissioned by ITV and  go into production this September. Rowan Atkinson will play Maigret. 103 more words


Several versions of the "Ode to Joy"

You would have been hearing a lot of national anthems recently; for  a ready reference you can turn to this:


But you would not hear the European Union’s anthem “Ode to Joy” at this World Cup or at any other sporting event. 604 more words


V for Vendetta - who is behind the mask?

Yeah so we’re told it’s Hugo Weaving. The credits even list Hugo Weaving.

Even Hugo Weaving himself said “I am V” at a press conference or…..something like that. 97 more words

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Doug Camilli: Did 'big red wines' contribute to $300,000 dinner tab?

In January, Las Vegas welcomed the Computer Electronics Show, featuring plenty of tech-world corporate titans, not least Ottawa-born Shane Smith. He’s the CEO at fast-growing Vice Media Inc., which began as a tatty Montreal give-away paper. 482 more words


Rowan Atkinson to Play 'Maigret' in Two TV Movies for ITV

LONDON — Rowan Atkinson, best known for “Johnny English,” “Blackadder” and “Mr Bean,” is to play French detective Jules Maigret in two TV movies commissioned by U.K. 121 more words


Rowan Atkinson To Star As Iconic Detective 'Maigret' For ITV

Rowan Atkinson (Bean; Johnny English) will star as Georges Simenon’s iconic French detective Jules Maigret in two stand-alone feature-length dramas for ITV, … 203 more words