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tired of the world

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London [UK], January 5 ( ANI ): From playing a boxer, a serial killer to a superhero, and most recently, a world-weary Army captain in the dark western 'Hostiles', Christian Bale has done it all, but there is one thing he says he won't take up and that is a 'rom-com' drama.
Jagannathan will play the world-weary and tough Norah Ahmad, who comes to the US to fulfil a single irrepressible need.
Investigating the slaying is Gabriel Byrne's world-weary DCI Bernie Reid.
The menfolk are funny - friendly funny - and the women are drop-dead gorgeous, The world-weary traveller found rest.
He first appeared as Peter Robinson's world-weary cop in a two-parter last year, but now we can enjoy six new episodes, split into three cases starting with Playing With Fire.
There was a Special Recognition award -and a standing ovation - for Bruce Forsyth while David Jason picked up the award for Most Outstanding Drama Performance for his role as world-weary copper Jack Frost.
But his role as world-weary copper Jack Frost saw off challenges from Doctor Who actor Matt Smith, Ashes to Ashes man Philip Glenister and Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch.
Meanwhile, a world-weary sheriff (Tommy Lee Jones) has the unenviable job of trying to work out what's behind the escalating chain of violence.
Grant was promoted from director of football to fill the hotseat but, displaying the world-weary demeanour of a man who expected every game to be his last, he was out after less than a season.
Obviously that's not true because it's impossible and also because he's like twenty-two, but the point is that his music achieves a thrown together consistency anchored by his world-weary vocals and willingness to name check Hank Williams and sound sorta like Kurt Cobain's most anguished moments all at the same time.
A visit to the Statue of Liberty or Ellis Island will inspire even the most world-weary traveler.
Actress Kellgren perfectly captures the angst of this world-weary girl as well as the characters around her.
Pierce Brosnan was ensconced at Claridge's, doing press interviews for "The Matador," a dark comedy in which he plays a world-weary hit man.
Moving effortlessly from guitar-fueled scorchers ("Scream") to string-filled torch songs ("Don't Let Me Drag You Down"), Bettens sings like a woman who's moved beyond world-weary to find the wonder and joy of everyday life.