Rowlands takes time from 'Key' to heal 04/28/2004 (Variety)

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Variety - GOOD MORNING: Gena Rowlands suffered a fractured shoulder on a rainy and muddy set of Universal's &quot;The Skeleton Key&quot; Monday night in New Orleans. She was taken to Tulane U.'s hospital, where doctors decided not to perform surgery, but rather to examine her healing progress -- as she has a five-week hiatus from her role in the pic with Kate Hudson and John Hurt, Iain Softley directing ... It's a 10th grandchild for Richard Zanuck: Luke Harrison Zanuck was born April 27 to Harrison and Patricia Z. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Richard winged in from London's Pinewood preparations on &quot;Charlie and the Chocolate Factory&quot; starring Johnny Depp, Tim Burton directing. Nestle's Chocolate will be a factor in the merchandising of the high-tech pic, which will boast rivers and waterfalls of chocolate ... The Zanucks, pere et fils, are awaiting word from the Sci Fi Channel on their pilot &quot;Dead Lawyers,&quot; in which attorneys return from the dead to redo dastardly deeds. &quot;I don't think any lawyer will speak to us afterwards,&quot; Dick Z. allowed. He and David Brown also are awaiting a go from DreamWorks on 'The Ninth Man,&quot; which Todd Field would direct. Also on the Zanuck family's sked is &quot;Journey to the Center of the Earth&quot; ... Add Hollywood celebrations: Jackie Cooper called to happily report he and wife Barbara celebrate their 50th wedding anni today. They were married on a day off from &quot;King of Hearts,&quot; in which he was starring on B'way. Cooper, 81, started his career in films at the age of 3 and was Oscar-nominated (the youngest ever) for &quot;Skippy&quot; in 1931. As he tells it, Lionel Barrymore beat him for the Oscar with his perf in &quot;A Free Soul.&quot; &quot;And at the awards dinner at the Biltmore Hotel, he (Barrymore) came over to our table and said, 'This really belongs to you -- they gave it to me because they thought I was going to die'!&quot; Cooper went on to do 64 films (his favorite: &quot;The Return of Frank James&quot; with Henry Fonda). Cooper segued to television where he produced, starred in two series and directed countless segs, for which he won several Emmys. He retired from the biz 12 years ago, and he and wife Barbara live in the Wilshire corridor.<br><br>View the Entire Article
 
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