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Anne Hathaway, Kate Winslet, Chris Pratt interview each other in viral clip

Anne Hathaway, Kate Winslet, Chris Pratt interview each other in viral clip

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) --Anne Hathaway was tasked with kicking off Total Film's clip "Movie Star Chain Letter" in which celebrities are asked to interview each other.
Veronica Linares
Benedict Cumberbatch joins cast of 'Jungle Book: Origins'

Benedict Cumberbatch joins cast of 'Jungle Book: Origins'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) --Benedict Cumberbatch will voice villainous tiger Shere Khan in Warner Bros. Studio's "The Jungle Book: Origins."
Annie Martin
'Star Wars': Mark Hamill says Harrison Ford is 'doing really well'

'Star Wars': Mark Hamill says Harrison Ford is 'doing really well'

LONDON, July 25 (UPI) --Harrison Ford broke his leg on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII" in June, but co-star Mark Hamill says the actor is "doing really well."
Annie Martin
Christina Chong joins 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast

Christina Chong joins 'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) --Christina Chong, who appeared in '24: Live Another Day' tapped for 'Star Wars: Episode VII.'
Danielle Haynes
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' reunites 'Felicity' star and director

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' reunites 'Felicity' star and director

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) --Keri Russell says reuniting with Matt Reeves, co-creator of her iconic TV series "Felicity," was why she signed on to star in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."
Karen Butler
Andy Serkis and Gary Oldman star in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' clip

Andy Serkis and Gary Oldman star in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' clip

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) --In a new clip for {i:Dawn of the Planet of the Apes}, the primates give a terrifying warning to humans.
Aileen Graef
Carrie Fisher's daughter to star as a young Princess Leia in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Carrie Fisher's daughter to star as a young Princess Leia in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) --Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd will reportedly star as a young Princess Leia in "Star Wars: Episode VII" flashbacks due to her "likeness" to her mother.
Annie Martin
Tom Cruise's rep shoots down 'Star Wars' rumors

Tom Cruise's rep shoots down 'Star Wars' rumors

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) --The Sun reported that Tom Cruise met with J.J. Abrams to discuss a possible cameo in "Star Wars: Episode VII."
Kate Stanton
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' releases terrifying new trailer

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' releases terrifying new trailer

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) --"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" has released a final, terrifying trailer that highlights the showdown between humans and apes.
Annie Martin
Harrison Ford injured on Millenium Falcon while shooting 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Harrison Ford injured on Millenium Falcon while shooting 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

LONDON, June 12 (UPI) --Harrison Ford was injured on the "Star Wars: Episode VII" set Thursday, and is currently being treated in a London hospital.
Annie Martin
Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie confirmed for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie confirmed for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 (UPI) --Lucasfilm confirmed Monday that Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and "Game of Thrones" actress Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII."
Annie Martin
'Star Wars: Episode VII' starts production at Pinewood Studios

'Star Wars: Episode VII' starts production at Pinewood Studios

LONDON, May 16 (UPI) --A photo posted on the official "Star Wars" Twitter account shows a Pinewood Studios building with a giant "VII" on it.
Karen Butler
'Neighbors' baby was played by Andy Serkis, filmmakers joke

'Neighbors' baby was played by Andy Serkis, filmmakers joke

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- The creative brains behind "Neighbors" joked that the baby featured in their raunchy comedy was actually played by performance-capture artist Andy Serkis.
Karen Butler
'Star Wars: Episode VII' announces official cast

'Star Wars: Episode VII' announces official cast

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29 (UPI) -- "Star Wars: Episode VII" revealed its official cast Tuesday, and confirmed that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will return for the new movie.
Annie Martin
Cumberbatch says he played like a kid during 'Hobbit' shoot

Cumberbatch says he played like a kid during 'Hobbit' shoot

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch likened recording his animated role of the fire-breathing dragon in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" to "playing like a kid."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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Actor Andy Serkis arrives on the red carpet before a tribute to Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky during the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech on November 20, 2008. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
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Andrew Clement G. "Andy" Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is a British actor, director and author. He is popularly known for playing Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, for which he earned several award nominations, including the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. He also played the title role in the 2005 King Kong remake and earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for his portrayal of Ian Brady in the British television film Longford.

Serkis plays Caesar in the 2011 film, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Serkis will also co-star as Captain Haddock in the upcoming The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn film. In 2012, he will reprise the role of Gollum for The Hobbit.

Many of Serkis' most prominent roles, including those in Lord of the Rings, King Kong and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, have involved him being the subject of motion capture to animate and voice a computer generated character.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andy Serkis."
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