Nicole Kidman Backs Wang Jianlin’s Plans To Build Chinese Hollywood

Richard C. Sarafian, Hollywood director, dies at 83

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 1973, file photo, Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Norton, a former heavyweight champion, has died, his son said, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. He was 70. (AP Photo/File)

22. The 21 stakes have a worth of $4 million with the $750,000 CashCall Futurity for 2-year-olds the richest to be offered. “We are very grateful for Mr. Reddam and CashCall’s sponsorship through the years and believe the Futurity will again be an important step on the road to the Triple Crown,” said Martin Panza, Hollywood Park’s vice president-racing and racing secretary. “We’re looking forward to an exciting final season.” Along with the Futurity other significant stakes will be the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup at 1 1/2 miles on Saturday, Dec. 14, the $500,000 Hollywood Starlet for 2-year-old fillies on Saturday, Dec. 7 and the $250,000 Hollywood Derby for 3-year-olds at 1 1/4 miles on the turf to be run Sunday, Dec. 1. Inaugural Homecoming Classic has solid field Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Fort Larned will take on six challengers in his final race before he defends his title in five weeks at Santa Anita. The 5-year-old, trained by Ian Wilkes, headlines the inaugural running of the $175,000 Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs on Saturday night. Get the Miami Herald’s Sports News VIA EMAIL Join the Discussion The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what’s in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper.

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Select one or more criteria to search Kid-friendly Get ideas He directed numerous films and, earlier in his career, TV shows, including episodes of Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone and Batman. He also acted, appearing as a hit man named Vinnie in the Warren Beatty satire Bulworth and as gangster Jack Dragna in Beattys Bugsy. In Dr. Doolittle 2, Mr. Sarafian did a comic turn as the voice of the God Beaver, who ran the forest like a mafia don with buck teeth. But it was Vanishing Point, the story of a tough guy named Kowalski and his frenzied road trip from Denver to San Francisco, that proved to be Mr. Sarafians most enduring work. I had absolutely no idea that this thing would survive all these years, he told the Web site movieweb.com in 2009. We worked hard in the hot sun and we partied at night. You just hope, like everything, that you blow the audience a few kisses and try to fulfill your vision of what its about . . . freedom, an endless road and let the cards fall where they may. In Quentin Tarantinos Death Proof, the director gave Mr. Sarafian a special thanks credit, a bow to the influence of Vanishing Point. In 1997, the Scottish rock band Primal Scream paid tribute to Mr. Sarafian by naming an album Vanishing Point. Its always been a favorite of the band, leader Bobby Gillespie explained. We love the air of paranoia and speed-freak righteousness. In the film, ex-cop, ex-racer and Vietnam vet Kowalski, played by Barry Newman, bets his drug dealer he can deliver a supercharged 1970 Dodge Challenger to California in 15 hours.

The blonde beauty showed her support for Jianlin’s plans by attending a glitzy event in the northeastern city of Qingdao that was hosted by him, the Daily Telegraph reported. The function also saw Hollywood celebs, including Ewan McGregor , Catherine Zeta-Jones , John Travolta and Leonardo DiCaprio , mixing with Chinese stars like Zhang Ziyi , Jet Li and Tony Leung. At the occasion, the country’s richest man said that his company, Dalian Wanda Group, will build a state-of-the-art film studio complex in a bid to dominate China’s rapidly growing movie market. Non-logged-in comments will go through a verification process for security reasons. Log in to post this comment Your comment Characters Remaining: 3000 Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, libellous, slanderous or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. Let’s work together to keep the conversation civil. pOST cOMMENT Post your comment We encourage you to register/login and proceed. However, if you choose to remain non-loggedin, you are required to fill up the form below and verify your email address before we can publish your comment. That way, we can verify that the email address doesn’t belong to someone else. Register/Login

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