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Streep antithesis of Prada maven she plays

HOLLYWOOD, June 28 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep plays Miranda Priestly, editor of a U.S. fashion magazine in the film, "The Devil Wears Prada," but in real life, she is quite down to earth. Both Streep and Anne Hathaway, 23, who plays Priestly's assistant in the comedy, are so tired of bei

'Devil' trailer breaks the mold

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) -- The trailer for the U.S. film "The Devil Wears Prada" goes against the typical trend of attempting to encapsulate the film into a short compilation of scenes.

Grenier sees link between Entourage, Prada

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- Adrian Grenier says his new film, "The Devil Wears Prada," shares a theme with his U.S. TV show, "Entourage" -- young people overwhelmed by glamorous jobs.

Austen biopic under way in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 6 (UPI) -- Shooting has begun in Dublin, Ireland, on "Becoming Jane," a biopic of author Jane Austen.

A dare turned Julie Andrews into an author

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- Singer and actor Julie Andrews told a Los Angeles audience during the weekend she became a children's book author because of a dare by one of her children.

Last wills of famous Brits now online

LONDON, March 17 (UPI) -- One million wills from five centuries of British life are now available online, including those of Shakespeare and Jane Austen.

Review: 'Avon' has fun with Shakespeare

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Amy Freed's satirical comedy, "Beard of Avon," is based on the age-old controversy over the authorship of William Shakespeare's plays, making the Bard of Avon the beard, or front man, for such secret playwrights as the earls of Oxford and Derby, Sir Franc
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Hollywood Digest

The late cinematographer Conrad L. Hall, a three-time Oscar winner, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday.
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Video of the Week: 'Other Side of Heaven'

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- Although the movie industry practically dislocated its shoulder patting itself on the back in 2002 for voting Oscars to Halle Berry and Denzel Washington, "The Other Side of Heaven" is a much riskier celebration of diversity. It's
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

2002 MTV MOVIE AWARDS "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" leads the nominees, with six nods, for the 2002 MTV Movie Awards, announced Tuesday in New York.
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Film of the Week: 'Other Side of Heaven'

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- Although the movie industry has practically dislocated its shoulder patting itself on the back for voting Oscars to Halle Berry and Denzel Washington, "The Othe
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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