But despite the best intentions of everyone involved, and the resources of Lincoln Center Theater, this underwhelming meditation on mortality doesn't resonate at all.
The devil is a woman -- specifically, a svelte Jennifer Love Hewitt -- in "Shortcut to Happiness," Alec Baldwin's years-on-the-shelf update of "The Devil and Daniel Webster."
Julia Roberts will produce a feature adaptation of Lolly Winston's bestselling novel "Happiness Sold Separately," with an eye to star in the pic. Scott Coffey ("Ellie Parker") will direct and adapt.
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Dolphin Tale 2
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