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Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Actor and producer Robert De Niro says he still plans to make his long-gestating film adaptation of the true-crime book "I Heard You Paint Houses."

Peter Bogdanovich gets lifetime achievement award

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Actor-director Peter Bogdanovich accepted a lifetime achievement award at a New York film festival and Andy Garcia explained the sexiest part of being an actor.
Holly Hunter joins 'Manglehorn' cast

Holly Hunter joins 'Manglehorn' cast

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Holly Hunter will star with Al Pacino in director David Gordon Green's latest film, "Manglehorn," producers in Los Angeles said.
'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' up for Emmy Awards

'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' up for Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "House of Cards" and "Mad Men" were nominated for the Best Drama Emmy in Los Angeles Thursday.
Benjamin Bratt replaces Al Pacino in 'Despicable Me 2'

Benjamin Bratt replaces Al Pacino in 'Despicable Me 2'

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Benjamin Bratt has replaced Al Pacino as the villain in Hollywood's animated sequel "Despicable Me 2," Deadline said Tuesday.

'Kinky Boots' leads Tony nominations with 13

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Broadway's "Kinky Boots," with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, led New York's Tony Award nominations with 13, followed by "Matilda: The Musical" with 12.

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Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture

Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Actor Al Pacino is reuniting with his "Scarface" and "Carlito's Way" director Brian De Palma for a film about disgraced Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

David Durk, cop who exposed graft, dies

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- David Durk, a retired New York City police officer known for his role in exposing corruption in the 1960s and 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 77.

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Calif. DMV renews blind man's license

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A California DMV office gave a new driver's license to a man who disclosed on his renewal form a medical ailment that had rendered him legally blind.
John C. McGinley joins 'Glengarry Glen Ross' cast

John C. McGinley joins 'Glengarry Glen Ross' cast

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- John C. McGinley has joined the cast of the Broadway revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Glengarry Glen Ross," producers said Monday.
History plans 'The Godfather' special

History plans 'The Godfather' special

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- History channel says it will air a 2-hour special called "The Godfather Legacy," to observe the classic Hollywood mobster saga's 40th anniversary.
Cannavale joins 'Glengarry' cast

Cannavale joins 'Glengarry' cast

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- Bobby Cannavale has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of David Mamet's drama "Glengarry Glen Ross," producers said Thursday.
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Pacino to star in 'Glengarry' on Broadway

Pacino to star in 'Glengarry' on Broadway

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Al Pacino is to star in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's play "Glengarry Glen Ross" this fall, producers announced Thursday.
Al Pacino injures eye on film set

Al Pacino injures eye on film set

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- Actor Al Pacino was treated for an eye injury he sustained while filming a gunfight with co-star Christopher Walken in Los Angeles, the New York Post said.

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Sandler big loser at Razzie Awards

Sandler big loser at Razzie Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 1 (UPI) -- "Jack and Jill," a big-screen comedy starring Adam Sandler as the titular twin siblings, "won" 10 Razzie Awards at a Santa Monica ceremony Sunday night.

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Meth lab found in trunk of stolen car … Postal worker arrested for pot delivery … Alleged mafioso had 'Scarface' bust … 'Vindaloo' wins girl Canada spelling bee … The world as we know it from UPI.
Alleged mafioso had 'Scarface' bust

Alleged mafioso had 'Scarface' bust

BOSCOREALE, Italy, March 29 (UPI) -- Italian police said they found a bust of actor Al Pacino as his character from the 1983 film "Scarface" in the home of an accused mafia drug lord.
'Jack & Jill' up for 12 Razzie Awards

'Jack & Jill' up for 12 Razzie Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler's big-screen comedy "Jack & Jill" was nominated for a leading 12 Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture, in Los Angeles Saturday.
Obama presents arts, humanities medals

Obama presents arts, humanities medals

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama presented arts and humanities awards Monday to actors, musicians, artists, a military service organization, scholars and a competition.
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