'Bodyguard' returning to theaters

'Bodyguard' returning to theaters

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 14 (UPI) -- The 1992 romantic thriller "The Bodyguard," starring Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston, is headed back to 400 U.S. theaters, screening organizers said.
Lifetime adapts 'Memory Keeper's Daughter'

Lifetime adapts 'Memory Keeper's Daughter'

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- Lifetime Television has adapted Kim Edwards' blockbuster novel "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" for the small screen, the U.S. cable TV network said Thursday.

Mulroney, Watson to star in Lifetime film

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Dermot Mulroney and Emily Watson are set to star in Lifetime's small-screen adaptation of the novel, "The Memory Keeper's Daughter."

Nominees for 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Newcomer Rob Marshall wins DGA Award

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Rob Marshall won the Directors Guild of America's top feature film directing award in Los Angeles Saturday for "Chicago."

DGA announces TV award nominees

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- HBO took three nominations and CBS had two as the Directors Guild of America announced nominees for its TV movie directing award.

DGA annoucnes TV movie award nominees

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 (UPI) --
Mick Jackson
Mick Jackson (R), director of "Temple Grandin", appears backstage with his award for outstanding directorial achievement in movies for television and mini-series at the 63rd annual Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA) in Los Angeles on January 29, 2011. At left is actor and presenter Steve Buscemi. UPI/Jim Ruymen

Mick Jackson (born 1960) is a British writer from England, best known for his novel The Underground Man (1997). The book, based on the life of William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and for the 1997 Whitbread Award for best first novel.

Mick Jackson was born in 1960, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, and educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn.

Jackson worked in local theatre, studied theatre arts at Dartington College of Arts, and played in a rock band called The Screaming Abdabs. In 1990, he enrolled in a creative writing course at the University of East Anglia, and began working on The Underground Man. He has been a full-time writer since 1995.

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