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March 12, 2000 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF Writer
Not many TV movies can boast having a screenwriter who is not only a Catholic saint, but has been dead for 15 centuries. According to Robert Hughes, the director and co-writer of Fox Family Channel's "St. Patrick, The Irish Legend," the beloved patron saint of the Emerald Isle is just as much the author of the script as he and co-writer Martin Duffy. Shot in Ireland, the two-hour drama, which stars Patrick Bergin ("Mountains of the Moon") as St. Patrick, actually uses St.
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NEWS
March 12, 2000 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF Writer
Not many TV movies can boast having a screenwriter who is not only a Catholic saint, but has been dead for 15 centuries. According to Robert Hughes, the director and co-writer of Fox Family Channel's "St. Patrick, The Irish Legend," the beloved patron saint of the Emerald Isle is just as much the author of the script as he and co-writer Martin Duffy. Shot in Ireland, the two-hour drama, which stars Patrick Bergin ("Mountains of the Moon") as St. Patrick, actually uses St.
NEWS
May 12, 1991 | SUSAN KING, Times Staff Writer
Patrick Bergin firmly believes it was written in the stars that he play the legendary romantic no bleman-turned-outlaw in Fox Broadcasting's action-adventure "Robin Hood," premiering Monday night. "Dare I say it?," Bergin said with a soft chuckle. "It was fate and destiny." Actually, it was a blow on the head. "I love to tell this story," Bergin said, "but no one believes me. Everybody says, 'Sure. Right.'
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 1991 | DAVID GRITTEN, David Gritten is a frequent contributor to Calendar.
"I had a great day the other day," actor Patrick Bergin recounts with a broad grin, on a break from "Robin Hood," the upcoming 20th Century Fox film in which he stars. "There was a scene where I had to shoot my arrow at a target, a piece of wood about an inch thick and 60 yards away. "In the script, it was a competition between Robin Hood and one of the other characters. I'd been practicing with my bow and arrow for a few days, and getting close to it.
NEWS
May 12, 1991 | SUSAN KING, Times Staff Writer
Patrick Bergin firmly believes it was written in the stars that he play the legendary romantic no bleman-turned-outlaw in Fox Broadcasting's action-adventure "Robin Hood," premiering Monday night. "Dare I say it?," Bergin said with a soft chuckle. "It was fate and destiny." Actually, it was a blow on the head. "I love to tell this story," Bergin said, "but no one believes me. Everybody says, 'Sure. Right.'
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Film Fests: The fourth annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will get underway with two world premieres. "Map of the Human Heart," starring Jason Scott Lee, Anne Parillaud and Patrick Bergin, will be shown Jan. 7 at the opening gala, and "Ethan Frome," starring Liam Neeson and Patricia Arquette, will be the opening night film on Jan. 8. . . . The eighth annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (March 5-14) has established two juried catgories to honor short films.
NEWS
March 15, 1998 | Michael Wilmington
New Zealand's Vincent Ward has a visionary's eye, a tribalist's sympathies and a technologue's expertise. This stunningly visualized tale of an Eskimo boy's romantic tragedy is the most ambitious of all his works. It is about the clash between primitivism and civilization, map-making, the Dresden firebombing and the dangers of playing God. With Jason Scott Lee and Anne Parillaud (both pictured), Patrick Bergin and Jeanne Moreau (HBO Monday at 2 a.m.).
ENTERTAINMENT
November 4, 1990
. . . Fox Broadcasting's "Robin Hood," with Patrick Bergin as the legendary outlaw and Uma Thurman as Maid Marian, has started shooting in England under director John Irvin. Executive producer John McTiernan was originally to direct the film as a theatrical release worldwide--until Morgan Creek announced plans for "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" with Kevin Costner. Fox will air its film on TV here and in theaters abroad. . . .
ENTERTAINMENT
May 29, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
This small town was turned into fictional Cedar Falls, Iowa, over the weekend with more than 1,000 locals volunteering as extras for the filming of "Sleeping With the Enemy," starring Julia Roberts. A Fourth of July parade scene in the movie was staged Saturday and included local cheerleaders, clowns, Shriners, military veterans, beauty queens, a high school marching band, the town's 1947 Seagram fire truck and lots of flag wavers.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 1991 | DAVID GRITTEN, David Gritten is a frequent contributor to Calendar.
"I had a great day the other day," actor Patrick Bergin recounts with a broad grin, on a break from "Robin Hood," the upcoming 20th Century Fox film in which he stars. "There was a scene where I had to shoot my arrow at a target, a piece of wood about an inch thick and 60 yards away. "In the script, it was a competition between Robin Hood and one of the other characters. I'd been practicing with my bow and arrow for a few days, and getting close to it.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 16, 1992 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Highway to Hell," which opened Friday at the Vogue on Hollywood Boulevard, is no ordinary horror-comedy-action adventure, but a contemporary variation on the Greek legend of Orpheus, revved up "Mad Max"-style. Although ambitious, amusing and even romantic, replete with lots of striking sets and jazzy special effects, its humor is not sophisticated enough to attract the wide audiences of a "Beetlejuice." It does, however, have all the makings of a cult film.
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