The play “Lucky Guy,” Nora Ephron’s last piece of work, is about a journalist who kept striving to do his best work even as he was dying of cancer. He was her inspiration to do the same.
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There is something very unusual about Nora Ephron's bio in the Playbill for her new play, "Lucky Guy," a piece about famed tabloid newspaperman Mike McAlary, which opened Monday night on Broadway and stars Tom Hanks. The little sketch of Ephron, stuck in the usual spot, starts out conventionally enough, listing her screenwriting credits (such as "This Is My Life," "Sleepless...
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The late writer Nora Ephron was behind some of the most beloved films, including "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle." Almost a year after she passed away in June at the age of 71, Ephron herself is the subject of a movie, THR reports. HBO announced plans this week for a documentary about the celebrated writer. Led by Ephron's son, Jacob Bernstein, the film...
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Ephron's son, journalist Jacob Bernstein, will co-produce and direct the intimate portrait of his celebrated writer/producer mother.
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Tom Hanks was in tears after starring in “Lucky Guy” play, which was written by his late friend, Nora Ephron, UPI reported on April 3.According to the post, Efron died last June from complications from leukemia. "...
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The actress Meryl Streep was friends with Nora Ephron, and so it seemed fitting that Random House announced she would be narrating the audiobook of Ephron's novel about the breakup of a marriage, Heartburn. Available in July 2013, we've got an exclusive clip from the reading below: Let us know what you think in the comments!
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Jim Dwyer, a friend and competitor to Mike McAlary, the subject of Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy,” recalls the circumstances behind the play.
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It's Sunday afternoon — your last chance to read all that stuff you meant to read last week before Monday brings a new deluge of things you will want to read. Below, some of our recommendations: "Nora Ephron's Final Act" by Jacob Bernstein (The New York Times Magazine): Ephron's son ... More »
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The late screenwriter and director Nora Ephron is to be honoured by New York's Tribeca Film Festival with a new award.
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NEW YORK -- Tom Hanks remembered the late Nora Ephron with jokes and tears at Friday's session of the Women in the World Summit here. "Nora Ephron would never pass up a front-row seat at human folly, including her own," he said of his longtime friend, a witty and wise writer who died in June 2012 at age 71. Her training as a journalist, Hanks observed, heavily influenced...
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