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Jonathan Frid, actor who played key role on 'Dark Shadows,' dies at 87

UPDATED: Johnny Depp comments below Just a few weeks before his most famous character was to be reborn, the original Barnabas Collins from Dark Shadows has died.

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Frid, a Canadian actor best known for playing Barnabas Collins in the 1960s original vampire soap opera "Dark Shadows", has died. He was 87. Frid died of natural causes in hospital in his home town of Hamilton, Ontario this

Ratings did not impress, so, Dan Curtis introduced Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) as a long lost Collins family member who arrived from England. He had a posh, polite demur and a sophisticated charm and dress, yet, he had a hidden secret,

Ratings did not impress, so, Dan Curtis introduced Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) as a long lost Collins family member who arrived from England. He had a posh, polite demur and a sophisticated charm and dress, yet, he had a hidden secret,

Depp, who plays Frid's Dark Shadows character in the new film adaptation of the hit show, praises Frid as "a true original"

Review: 'The Three Stooges'

"The Three Stooges" comes to theaters this Friday with lots of pratfalls, and it's not the only movie that's bringing back beloved characters and stories after long absences (for pop culture, anyway). Whether you're a baby-boomer who never missed "Dark

"The Three Stooges" aka Moe (Chris Diamantopoulos), Larry (Sean Hayes) and Curly (Will Sasso) are back on the big screen.Question is

If young kids see this, it might just do in the Stooges forever.

"The Three Stooges" opens around the country today (April 13th), but there is one group that has already deemed the film a stinker. The Catholic League's President, Bill Donohue, has put out a statement condemning the movie for its disrespectful

"The Three Stooges," a new comedy Peter and Bobby Farrelly opens today, and reviewers tend to fall into three camps: those who find it funny enough to appeal to Stooges fans and newcomers alike, those who find it

Review: 'The Three Stooges'

"The Three Stooges" opens around the country today (April 13th), but there is one group that has already deemed the film a stinker. The Catholic League's President, Bill Donohue, has put out a statement condemning the movie for its disrespectful

In my Friday review of "The Three Stooges,'' I mentioned a 1993 suit brought by the original Stooges alleging, among other things, that development funds when the movie at Columbia Pictures (it was finally released by Fox after development stops at

The Catholic League is not happy with The Three Stooges movie. Read on for the reason why.

By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic There is an appealing nyuk, nyuk nostalgic spirit to"The Three Stooges."To fully appreciate this paean to slapstick and silly nonsense simply requires that cynicism be temporarily shelved and the thinking

1. An old joke: "Why do women not like The Three Stooges? Because they're not funny." The appeal of The Three Stooges has always been inherently male, predominantly young male, specifically adolescent, glue-sniffing

'Hunger Games' Fends Off 'Three Stooges,' 'Cabin in the Woods' for Early …

Apr 14 (TheWrap.com) – Updated Saturday 9 am PT "The Hunger Games" fended off two new challengers Friday at the box office, with "The Three Stooges" and "Cabin in the Woods" neck in neck for second place behind Lionsgate's smash hit.

The reviews for Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's new horror flick "The Cabin in the Woods" have been mostly positive. However there was one critic who wasn't so impressed with Whedon's "nightmare spoof," claiming that it's not as scary as the movies it seems to copy.

By AP In this film image released by Lionsgate, from left, Fran Kranz, Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison are shown in a scene from "The Cabin in the Woods." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Diyah Pera) Go see "The Cabin in the Woods," then come back,

For those of you who aren't familiar with Hutchison, the New Zealand-born actress can be seen on the big screen as of this weekend, playing Jules in Cabin in the Woods. There's a bit of Whedonverse crossover here, as DeKnight once wrote for Buffy the

The reviews for Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's new horror flick "The Cabin in the Woods" have been mostly positive. However there was one critic who wasn't so impressed with Whedon's "nightmare spoof," claiming that it's not as scary as the movies it seems to copy.

Even the Three Stooges Needed Second Fiddles

By Lindsay Goldwert / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Kate Upton in scant nun's attire joins Will Sasso (Curly), Chris Diamantopoulos(Moe) and Sean Hayes (Larry) on set of “The Three Stooges” film. Kate Upton has “soitenly” found herself at the center of some

CHICAGO — Here's what I never liked about The Three Stooges, despite Jerome Horwitz (better known as Curly Howard) and his timeless arsenal of vocal delights: I think the Stooges give roughhouse slapstick a bad name. Call this column “Confessions of a

The Catholic League's Bill Donohue does not like being treated like a stooge. In fact, he's offended — OFFENDED! — by the Farrelly brothers' new Three Stooges movie, which depicts nuns in various unflattering ways.

While it may sound like heresy, the new Farrelly Bros. film The Three Stooges is a sweet and silly tribute to one of the icons of early screen comedy, and works largely in its efforts to recapture a lost form of humor.

If young kids see this, it might just do in the Stooges forever.

Sean Hayes, 'The Three Stooges' Star, Will Ask You What You Thought Of 'The …

“The Three Stooges” premiere, Josh Groban, Steven Tyler, Nikki Minaj, Eva Longoria and other celebrities. From left, actors Sean Hayes, Chris Diamontopoulos and Will Sasso arrive at the premiere of 20th Century Fox's "The Three Stooges" at the Graumans

Look at these goofballs! Regardless of whether or not The Three Stooges is any good, the actors sure know how to commit to a role. Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos, and Will Sasso stayed in

Unfortunately, this did not go quite as planned, after Hayes and I got off on the wrong foot when I wouldn't tell him my opinions of his new movie, "The Three Stooges." What I will say here about "The Three Stooges" is that Hayes' performance of Larry

“The Three Stooges” premiere, Josh Groban, Steven Tyler, Nikki Minaj, Eva Longoria and other celebrities. From left, actors Sean Hayes, Chris Diamontopoulos and Will Sasso arrive at the premiere of 20th Century Fox's "The Three Stooges" at the Graumans

Glee” star Jane Lynch talks to Zap2it about her new movie, “The Three Stooges,” and why it's worth seeing.

Sean Hayes, 'The Three Stooges' Star, Will Ask You What You Thought Of 'The …

Now, before you jump to any conclusions — that my brother was some sort of 7-year-old sadist — I should mention that we'd been watching the Three Stooges. After cracking up when Moe brained Larry on the noggin, Keith, in a textbook case of Monkey See

Look at these goofballs! Regardless of whether or not The Three Stooges is any good, the actors sure know how to commit to a role. Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos, and Will Sasso stayed in

Cast members of the motion picture comedy "The Three Stooges", attend the premiere of the film at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 7, 2012. Actors Sean Hayes (Larry), Chris Diamantopoulos (Moe), and Will Sasso

Cast members of the motion picture comedy "The Three Stooges", attend the premiere of the film at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on April 7, 2012. Actors Sean Hayes (Larry), Chris Diamantopoulos (Moe), and Will Sasso

Stefanie Scott arrives at the premiere of The Three Stooges held on Saturday (April 7) at Grauman's Chinese Theater in

The Three Stooges Trailer Reveals Awkward Transition To Modern Times

The movie trailer stars their familiar raucous antics, infant versions of the trio, Jersey Shore's Snooki and a a bikini-clad nun.

Based on the popular comedy trio, The Three Stooges stars Sean Hayes (Larry), Will Sasso (Curly) and Chris Diamantopoulos (Moe), which follows the characters from the time they were dropped off at an orphanage to their misadventures as adults.

by Ethan Anderton If the Three Stooges trailer wasn't enough to convince you that 2012 just might be the end of the world after all, Variety is now reporting Sony Pictures and Happy Madison Productions have hired Grown Ups writer Fred Wolf to script a

THE THREE STOOGES Movie Trailer. Will Sasso, Sean Hayes, and Chris Diamantopoulos star as Curly, Moe, and Larry in The Three Stooges.

Based on the popular comedy trio, The Three Stooges stars Sean Hayes (Larry), Will Sasso (Curly) and Chris Diamantopoulos (Moe), which follows the characters from the time they were dropped off at an orphanage to their misadventures as adults.

The Three Stooges Trailer Reveals Awkward Transition To Modern Times

You've probably had an opinion on the Three Stooges since you first learned of its existence– an attempt to revive comedic icons 60 years after they were last popular is the kind of thing you don't just shrug your shoulders about, especially when the

Based on the popular comedy trio, The Three Stooges stars Sean Hayes (Larry), Will Sasso (Curly) and Chris Diamantopoulos (Moe), which follows the characters from the time they were dropped off at an orphanage to their misadventures as adults.

THE THREE STOOGES Movie Trailer. Will Sasso, Sean Hayes, and Chris Diamantopoulos star as Curly, Moe, and Larry in The Three Stooges.

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You've probably had an opinion on the Three Stooges since you first learned of its existence– an attempt to revive comedic icons 60 years after they were last popular is the kind of thing you don't just shrug your shoulders about, especially when the

Guns N' Roses, Beastie Boys make it into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Cosimo Matassa, the New Orleans recording legend whose studio helped shape the sound of early rock and roll, is one of the 2012 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. Matassa, 85, will be presented the organization's Award

By David Malitz Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Donovan in 2005. Nearly 40 years earlier the singer-songwriter played a problem-plagued show at DC's Constitution Hall. (AP Photo/Jane Mingay)With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2012 class announced

Another Detroit musician will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Drummer Chad Smith will get into the shrine as part of the Red Hot Chili Peppers when the group joins the Rock Hall's class of 2012 on April 14 in Cleveland.

Cosimo Matassa, the New Orleans recording legend whose studio helped shape the sound of early rock and roll, is one of the 2012 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Wednesday. Matassa, 85, will be presented the organization's Award

By Jay Lustig/The Star-Ledger 2009 Star-Ledger File PhotoThe E Street Band, at Giants Stadium. Not good enough for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Why isn't the E Street Band in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Yes, Bruce Springsteen is there,