'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' sequel in the works

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' sequel in the works

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) --Both Nia Vardalos and John Corbett will return for a feature sequel to the 2002 sleeper hit "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."
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Lawyer: Spare former Michigan justice prison

DETROIT, May 21 (UPI) -- Prosecutors say a former Michigan Supreme Court justice should do some time for defrauding the bank that held the mortgage on her home.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 9, 2013.
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'NCIS' spinoff to star Gillian Alexy

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Gillian Alexy joined CBS' upcoming "NCIS: LA" spinoff, "NCIS: Red," about mobile agents solving crimes across the United States, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Juvenile lifers may get second chance

DETROIT, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that life in prison for juveniles is cruel and unusual punishment is retroactive, a federal judge said, reversing a Michigan ruling.

Mich. judge pleads guilty to bank fraud

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A retired Michigan judge pleaded guilty to defrauding a mortgage lender by concealing her wealth and claiming financial hardship, lawyers said.

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Paulson to star in 'Christmas' movie

Paulson to star in 'Christmas' movie

LOS ANGELES, July 26 (UPI) -- Production has begun in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the television movie "November Christmas," CBS announced Monday.
Stars line up for 'Ramona' roles

Stars line up for 'Ramona' roles

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Ginnifer Goodwin, John Corbett and Bridget Moynahan have signed up for roles in the big-screen adaptation of Beverly Cleary's book, "Ramona and Beezus."
New Showtime series to debut at Netflix

New Showtime series to debut at Netflix

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The new Showtime series "United States of Tara" is to make its debut at Netflix before it premieres on television, Netflix, Inc. announced.
New Diablo Cody series to air on Showtime

New Diablo Cody series to air on Showtime

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- Showtime said it plans to air a new 12-episode comedy series called "The United States of Tara," the pilot of which was written by "Juno" scribe Diablo Cody.

Locklear to star in Lifetime's 'Angels'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Heather Locklear has been tapped by cable TV's Lifetime Network to star in a movie based on Nora Roberts' novel, "Angels Fall."

'Montana Sky' on Lifetime

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The new Lifetime movie original movie "Montana Sky" based on a Nora Roberts novel, is set to star John Corbett, Ashley Williams, Diane Ladd and Charlotte Ross.

Judge tosses Detroit ticket-selling law

DETROIT, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A federal judge says a Detroit law banning the re-sale of tickets at or below face value in front of an event's venue is unconstitutional.

Dylan McDermott and Shiva Rose have a girl

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The former star of TV's "The Practice," Dylan McDermott, and his actress wife, Shiva Rose, have added a daughter to their family.
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John Corbett
John Corbett performs in concert prior to the running of the NASCAR Pepsi 400 , at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on July 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Malcolm Hope)

John Joseph Corbett, Jr. (born May 9, 1961) is an American actor and country music singer.

He is best-known for playing Chris Stevens on Northern Exposure from 1990 to 1995 and Aidan, Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend, on Sex and the City. He also played the leading male role opposite Nia Vardalos in Vardalos's hit film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). He currently stars in United States of Tara as Max Gregson, and appears on NBC dramedy Parenthood as Seth Holt.

Corbett was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, the son of John Joseph Corbett, Sr. He lived with his mother in an apartment block near the Ohio River, and attended Wheeling Central Catholic High School and Cerritos College in Norwalk, California. Corbett was raised Roman Catholic but is now a born-again Christian. He has never been married, and has stated that he does not see himself getting married or having children; he has been in a long-term relationship with actress Bo Derek since 2002.

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