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Edie alco swayed by Cult igure
If you weren't
paying attention back
in the 1990s, you
might not know that
Edie Falco was one
of the unsung stars of
American indie cine-
ma before her break-
through role on "The
she paid her dues in
early movies for
filmmakers like Hal Hartley and Abel Ferrara.
So it's exciting to hear she's hooking up with
out director Todd Graff ("Camp") on the
upcoming "Cult Figure."
The new film, produced by lesbian movie
mogul Christine Vachon, deals with a teenager
who falls prey to the creepy charisma of a reli-
Five bucks says Falco plays a concerned
mom, but she's such a great actress that we
would believe her as the guru or even as the
Expect "Cult Figure" to hypnotize moviego-
ers in 2008.
Fry explores 'Secret Life
actor and writer
has not only
depressive lows in exchange for those manic
Fellow sufferers Carrie Fisher, Tony Slattery
("Whose Line Is It, Anyway?") and Robbie
Williams pop up to tell their stories as well.
"Secret Life" premiered in September in the
U.K., so it's safe to assume that this critically
acclaimed documentary will arrive soon on
these shores as well.
Singer screams 'Trick 'r Treat' as producer
There's no rest for out "Superman Returns"
director Bryan Singer.
We have previously reported that the busy
filmmaker has bis eye on a "Logan's Run"
remake and on the long-gestating Harvey Milk
biopic "The Mayor of Castro Street."
Now comes word that
Singer will pro-
so far as to star in the BBC
documentary "Stephen Fry:
The Secret Life of the Manic
Fry — probably best known
in the U.S. for "Peter's
Friends" and "V for Vendetta"
— discusses how his mental dis-
order drove him to the brink of
suicide, and how some bipolar
people are willing to endure the
of "X2" and
Dougherty, the horror
film "Trick 'r Treat."
Some folks are
already calling the
because it involves
four intertwining tales
of chaos and evil — from a high school princi-
pal who's also a serial killer, to a Halloween-
hating woman and her holiday-obsessed hubby.
Shooting starts in November in Vancouver, so
look for a 2007 opening date — Oct. 31, per-
Louganis dons shorts for 'Watercolors'
Here's one for the "Gay Celebs We
Don't See Much of These Days" file:
Legendary diver Greg Louganis
will be playing a coach in the
upcoming indie film
film is a com-
power of art,
Louganis is rel-
chance to play
something of a
right — this
coach will be the
kind of demand-
ing jerk who can
destroy the athletes
under his care, not at
all the nice guy
Louganis' fans have come
to know and love.
So look for the out
Olympic diver to be
twirling his metaphorical
mustache when the movie
— which also stars cult
movie queen Karen Black —
hits the festival circuit in 2007.
By David Webb
How will the five-month interruption of
traffic on Cedar Springs Road affect
your visits to the area?
It will a little bit
since I live down on
Cedar Springs Road.
It will probably make
me have to detour
I come down here
about twice a month.
Ill probably still
come anyway, but I
might skip out if it
gets too bad.
I'm from Arkansas,
but I come here fre-
quently to visit
friends. I would think
that could be a
It looks OK to me, but
I guess if it needs
repairs it is worth-
while. We want to
keep the area nice.
I'm from Atlanta, and
this kind of thing is
going on all the time
there. It pretty well
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Have a suggestion for a question you'd like us to ask?
E-mail it to staff writer David Webb at webb@dal-
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