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Leary, San Giacomo committed to "Suicide'

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Denis Leary, Laura San Giacomo and Johnny Galecki have joined the cast of Suicide Kings. They join previously announced cast members Christopher Walken, Henry Thomas, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jay Mohr and Jeremy Sisto. Kings is a dark, comedic thriller about five friends who kidnap a former Mafia capo to help them find the missing sister of one of the boys. Leary plays the henchman to Walken's Mafia capo.

"Dean' to commemorate actor's death

The premiere of James Dean: Race With Destiny is set for Sept. 27, the 40th anniversary of Dean's death. The film stars Casper Van Dien (who plays the lead in Paul Verhoeven's upcoming big-budget Starship Troopers). It also features Robert Mitchum and daughter Carrie Mitchum as well as Diane Ladd and Connie Stevens. The picture starts in 1954 when Dean was filming East of Eden. Van Dien meets Carrie Mitchum, who is also an actor on the Warner Bros. lot. Ladd plays Mitchum's mother, who comes between the pair.

"Patient' cuts

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Wartime adventure The English Patient added an Eddie Award from the American Cinema Editors to its growing cache of Hollywood honors. Patient also has garnered awards from the Producers Guild of America and the Directors Guild of America.