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Original producers of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' say they haven't been paid

...independent film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," have sued star Nia Vardalos and actor Tom Hanks' production company, saying they...Goetzman or Hanks, is named in the suit. "Playtone and Nia Vardalos are profit participants. We do not own the picture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/03/mov_380187.shtml
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'Greek Wedding' shows split between immigrants and homeland

...would seem absurd. The film by comic-screenwriter Nia Vardalos practically drips ouzo. Yet back in Vardalos' ancestral...family struggles to accept the romance and marriage. "Nia Vardalos has captured so much of our essence, beauty, fear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/10/liv_363441.shtml
Life & style
Mini reviews

...in time to the dinosaur era. Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken MY LIFE IN RUINS (PG-13): A history instructor (Nia Vardalos) who can't land a teaching job works as a travel agent and leads a group of stereotypes, I mean tourists, through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/04/mov_526360.shtml
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Entertainment briefs

...blockbuster through audience word-of-mouth. The film earned a screenwriting Academy Awards nomination for writer-star Nia Vardalos, who based the romance on her boisterous Greek upbringing and marriage to a non-Greek man. "About a Boy," starring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/27/liv_376927.shtml
Life & style
Sleeper hit: 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' parties all summer at box office

...I feel like I connected with absolute strangers across America. That's what I love more than anything," said Nia Vardalos, the star and writer, who adapted the film from her one-woman stage show. "The money is like, 'Yeah, yeah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/16/app_352893.shtml
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In the know

...Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903. TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actor Kevin Sorbo is 45. Actress Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) is 41. Actress Megan Ward (Melrose Place) is 34. YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY: You'll need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/liv_390649.shtml
Life & style
Mini reviews

...BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING (***, PG) Warm-hearted slice of life about a 30ish Greek-American woman from Chicago (Nia Vardalos) who meets Mr. Right (John Corbett) - but he's not Greek! Augusta Exchange. THE ADVENTURES OF PLUTO NASH (PG-13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/16/app_352891.shtml
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Vengeance rules with 'Kill Bill' and Punisher' debuting on top

...vicariously through characters in movies, and they can safely get their revenge fix without actually doing it themselves." Nia Vardalos - writer and star of the weekend's other big new release, "Connie and Carla" - was unable to recapture the box-office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/19/mov_412701.shtml
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Xtreme calendar

...information, call 724-2400. New on video and DVD: The movie that just won't quit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, starring Nia Vardalos as a soon-to-be bride struggling to get her Greek family to warm up to her non-Greek fiance; and the practically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/11/xtr_375360.shtml
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How SCTV changed the character of comedy

...Strangers with Candy Amy Sedaris Strangers with Candy, School of Rock Eugene Levy Best in Show, American Pie, SCTV Nia Vardalos My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Connie and Carla James BelushiLife with Jim, K-9

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/27/ent_441019.shtml
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