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  1. British Film Industry Calls for U.K. to Remain in EU as Brexit Vote Begins

    1:46 am 6/23/2016

    U.K. celebrities, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Chiwetel Ejiofor, signed a 'love letter' to British voters urging them to vote to remain, but polls suggest the referendum is too close to call. Read more

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  2. John Cleese, Jeremy Clarkson Chime in on Brexit Vote as Debate Enters Final Days

    4:25 am 6/20/2016

    Latest polls suggest U.K. voters could on Thursday come out slightly in favor of remaining in the European Union, pushing stocks higher at the start of the week.Read more

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  3. Zooey Deschanel, Jeffrey Tambor Join DreamWorks Animation's 'Trolls'

    11:27 am 4/14/2016

    Christine Baranski, John Cleese, Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick will also feature in the November release. Read more

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  4. British Hotel That Inspired 'Fawlty Towers' to Be Demolished

    2:46 am 3/17/2016

    The "wonderfully rude" owner of the hotel — now to be turned into a retirement home — provided the template for John Cleese's iconic Basil Fawlty. Read more

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  5. 'Absolutely Anything': Film Review

    4:24 pm 8/11/2015

    Simon Pegg plays a schoolteacher with God-like powers in this sci-fi comedy, which also features vocal performances from the Monty Python team and Robin Williams.Read more

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  6. Avril Lavigne, Ashley Tisdale Join Demi Lovato in Animated Film 'Charming'

    9:36 am 8/5/2015

    The Canadian singer will voice Snow White, Tisdale will reinvent Cinderella and Chinese star G.E.M. becomes Sleeping Beauty in the upcoming comedy. Read more

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  7. 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' Sing-Along Anniversary Version Set for U.K. Theaters

    3:22 am 8/4/2015

    A new musical version of the 1975 comedy classic will screen for one night only in October. Read more

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  8. Cannes: Alec Baldwin, John Cleese, James Franco Join Voice Cast on 'Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad'

    10:16 am 5/5/2015

    Director Dimos Vrysellas will animate the 3D family feature in Toronto for AMBI Pictures.Read more

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  9. Tribeca: Monty Python Members Play Musical Chairs With John Oliver

    3:34 pm 4/25/2015

    "John, I'm sorry about your career. It was going so well. You were doing so f—ing great until you fell for this offer," Eric Idle told the 'Last Week Tonight' host as he gamely moderated a Q&A full of silly gags.Read more

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  10. Michael Palin Claims John Cleese Was "Difficult," 'Monty Python' Unlikely to Re-form

    6:11 am 3/18/2015

    "There were difficulties every now and then between those who had higher expectations of life, and those of us at the humbler end of the writing spectrum."Read more

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