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Talent Moves

Jun 3, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Jill Clayburgh, formerly of NBC’s “Leap of Faith,” has signed to star in ABC telefilm “Phenomenon.” … Journalist Lara Logan will join CBS’s “60 Minutes” as a contributing correspondent. She will be based in London. … Esai Morales, who appears on ABC’s “NYPD Blue,” is directing and starring in public service announcements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which are part of an initiative aimed at decreasing tobacco use. … Jamie Foxx will executive produce “Small Talk,” a reality pilot for The WB from Turner Television. Jeff Stilson and Marcus King will also executive produce. Mr. Foxx, Mr. Stilson and Mr. King are repped by CAA. … Angela Bettis will star in the title role in the NBC telefilm “Carrie,” based on the Stephen King novel. MGM Television and Trilogy Entertainment are executive producing the movie. Bryan Fuller is writing the script. Ms. Bettis is repped by Endeavor and managed by Imparato Fay Management. Mr. Fuller is also repped by Endeavor. … James Woods has agreed to star as former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani in USA Network’s “Rudy!” The telefilm is set to premiere in the fourth quarter of this year.
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