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Action! Tim Burton is co-producing and co-directing an animated film for Warner Bros. Pictures called “Corpse Bride,” about a man who is taken from his 19th century European village to wed a woman in the Land of the Dead. The voice talent includes Johnny Depp, Emily Watson and Helena Bonham Carter, who Saturday gave birth in London to a boy fathered by Burton. It’s the couple’s first child.

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For the record:
12:00 AM, Jul. 01, 2004 For The Record
Los Angeles Times Thursday July 01, 2004 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 2 National Desk 1 inches; 33 words Type of Material: Correction
Actress’ baby -- A Quick Takes item in Wednesday’s Calendar section said actress Helena Bonham Carter gave birth Saturday to a boy fathered by director Tim Burton. The child was born Oct. 4.

On the radio: On Friday, the Sirius satellite radio service will introduce a channel devoted exclusively to the music of Elvis Presley.

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On the tube: CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has been named host of the syndicated TV series “The Wall Street Journal Report,” which come September will air Saturday afternoons on KNBC-TV Channel 4.

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Advice maven: The Rev. Al Sharpton, an activist and frequent political candidate, has been tapped to dispense advice on Spike TV’s “I Hate My Job,” an unscripted series for this fall that the cable outlet describes as a “career makeover show.”


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