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Martin Scorsese to direct 'Shutter Island' series for HBO

Martin Scorsese to direct 'Shutter Island' series for HBO

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) --"Ashecliffe," a prequel series to Martin Scorsese's 2010 film "Shutter Island," is in the works at HBO.
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Kate Winslet, Ned Rocknroll secretly marry ... Natalie Portman named most bankable star ... Brandy engaged to Ryan Press ... Author Dennis Lehane offers character-name reward for lost dog ... News from United Press International.

Author Dennis Lehane offers character-name reward for lost dog

BROOKLINE, Mass., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Massachusetts novelist Dennis Lehane has offered to name a character after whoever helps him recover his lost beagle, Tessa.
Lehane, Connelly to appear on 'Castle'

Lehane, Connelly to appear on 'Castle'

LOS ANGELES, March 29 (UPI) -- Mystery writers Michael Connelly and Dennis Lehane are to guest star on an episode of the U.S. police dramedy series, "Castle," ABC announced.
Lehane discusses 'Shutter' influences

Lehane discusses 'Shutter' influences

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- U.S. author Dennis Lehane says he borrowed elements from B-movies and Gothic literature, as well as used his own fear of a contemporary McCarthyism revival and haunting childhood memories to construct his best-selling thriller, "Shutter Island."
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Lehane to write his 1st screen adaptation

Lehane to write his 1st screen adaptation

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. novelist Dennis Lehane is working with Fox 2000 to adapt one of his tales for the big screen for the first time, Variety reported.

Ben Affleck sets directing debut

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck will make his feature film directing debut for Touchstone Pictures with "Gone, Baby, Gone," Daily Variety said Tuesday.

Lehane wowed by 'Mystic River' accents

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- "Mystic River" author Dennis Lehane said in New York he was thrilled with the Boston accents the cast in the film version of his book assumed.

Author happy with 'Mystic River' film

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Author Dennis Lehane says he is thrilled with the Golden Globe-nominated film based on his novel "Mystic River."

Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. The DaVinci Code -- Dan Brown, 100 2. The Devil Wears Prada -- Lauren Weisberger, 30
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Booklist -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Devil Wears Prada -- Lauren Weisberger, 100 2. The DaVinci Code -- Dan Brown, 54
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Dennis Lehane (born August 4, 1965) is an American author. He has written several award-winning novels, including A Drink Before the War and the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award-winning film. Another novel, Gone, Baby, Gone, was also adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film.

Lehane was born and reared in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, and continues to live in the Boston area, which provides the setting for most of his books. He spent summers on Fieldston Beach in Marshfield. Lehane is the youngest of five children. His father was a foreman for Sears & Roebuck and his mother worked in a Boston public school cafeteria. Both of his parents emigrated from Ireland. His brother, Gerry Lehane, who is two and a half years older than Dennis, is a veteran actor who trained at the Trinity Repertory Company in Providence before heading to New York in 1990. Gerry is currently a member of the Invisible City Theatre Company.

He was previously married to Sheila, an advocate for the elderly for the city of Boston. Currently, he is married to Dr. Angela Bernardo.

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