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Monitor: November 29, 2013

Jake Gyllenhaal injured on set, ''Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'' wraps up on Broadway, and more

Recovering
Jake Gyllenhaal got too Method on the set of Nightcrawler. The 32-year-old actor received several stitches in his hand after punching a mirror during filming.

Splits
The Oscar-winning star of The Artist, Jean Dujardin, 41, has reportedly separated from his wife, actress Alexandra Lamy, 42.

Closing
After a tumultuous three-year run, the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark will close in January. The show will move to Las Vegas.

Deaths
Writer Syd Field died Nov. 17 of hemolytic anemia in Beverly Hills at age 77. His how-to book Screenplay is considered a “bible” by screenwriters…. Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing (The Golden Notebook) died in her sleep on Nov. 17 in London at age 94…. Barbara Park, author of the best-selling Junie B. Jones children’s series, died Nov. 15 at age 66 in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a battle with ovarian cancer…. Actor Al Ruscio, who appeared in The Godfather Part III and on Seinfeld, died Nov. 12 at age 89 in Encino, Calif.

Birthdays
Nov. 23: Miley Cyrus, 21
Nov. 25: Christina Applegate, 42
Nov. 26: Tina Turner, 74
Nov. 29: Anna Faris, 37; Don Cheadle, 49