"Sweeney Todd" premiere in London
British actor Alan Rickman attends the European premiere of "Sweeney Todd" at Odeon, Leicester Square in London on January 10, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
XLrator Media said Thursday it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to "CBGB," a film about Hilly Kristal, the founder of the titular New York music club.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.
"Castle" star Stana Katic has signed on to join the cast of "CBGB," a film about the storied New York rock club, The Hollywood Reporter said.
"Clybourne Park," "The Columnist," "The Lyons" and "One Man, Two Guvnors" are among the nominees for New York's Drama League Award for Best Play.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012.
British actor Alan Rickman will star in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play "Seminar" on Broadway, the BBC reported Wednesday.
Frequent collaborators Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman are reuniting to star in a British TV adaptation of Christopher Reid's poem "The Song of Lunch."
British actor Alan Rickman says he has been in touch with the man upon whom his character in the new wine-themed movie "Bottle Shock" is based.
U.S. actor Johnny Depp admits a shaving scene with Shakespearean-trained actor Alan Rickman in "Sweeney Todd" caused him much anxiety.
British film stars Jim Broadbent and Helen McCrory have joined the cast of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."
United Press International