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Howard, Hanks to make 'Da Vinci' sequel

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The producers behind "Angels & Demons" are trying to finalize their shooting script before the Oct. 31 expiration of the Writers Guild of America contract.

Universal renews Imagine contract

HOLLYWOOD, July 13 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures won't have to imagine life without Imagine Entertainment for another five years, as the two Hollywood giants renewed their agreement.

Wheels are rolling on Hefner biopic

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood heavyweight Brett Ratner has been tapped to direct "Playboy," a long-planned movie about Hugh Hefner's life at the center of the sexual revolution.

Hollywood Dems returning to Clinton fold

LOS ANGELES, June 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood Democrats are reportedly returning to Hillary Clinton after a flirtation with her fellow U.S. senator and presidential campaign rival, Barack Obama.

Kevin Bacon on for 'Frost/Nixon'

HOLLYWOOD, June 4 (UPI) -- Kevin Bacon has joined the cast of the Hollywood adaptation of the Tony award-nominated play "Frost/Nixon." The play is based on a series of televised interviews that David Frost had with former President Nixon in 1977.

LA Times names new editorial page editor

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Times named a new editorial page editor to replace the man who resigned over the paper's decision not to run a guest-edited special section.

LA Times cancels guest editor program

LOS ANGELES, March 28 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Times scrapped plans to have prominent guest editors oversee the newspaper's Sunday opinion and editorial section, the newspaper said.

L.A. Times editorial page editor resigns

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Times editorial page editor resigned Thursday over the paper's decision not to run its Sunday Current section edited by a guest editor.

Brown's death means changes in documentary

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The death of James Brown, director Spike Lee said, forced him to rethink the documentary he was shooting on the Augusta, Ga.-raised soul icon's life.

'Nottingham' deal reunites Crowe, Imagine

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures has announced plans in Hollywood to producer "Nottingham," in a deal reuniting actor Russell Crowe and Imagine Entertainment.

James Brown movie to shoot in 2008

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A movie about the life of singer James Brown, who died this week at age 73, is in the works with Spike Lee signed on to direct.

Three funerals slated for James Brown

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Tributes to James Brown poured in Wednesday following the death of the famed U.S. soul singer on Christmas morning.

Brian Grazer and wife split up

LOS ANGELES, April 19 (UPI) -- "The Da Vinci Code" producer Brian Grazer and his writer wife, Gigi Levangie-Grazer, have split after eight years of marriage.

Universal resurrects long-dormant 'Brides'

LOS ANGELES, March 29 (UPI) -- Writers have finally been hired by Universal for its long-delayed film "Beautiful Asian Brides," it was reported Wednesday.

Scott, Crowe to reunite for 'Gangster'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- It looks like Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe will be reunited in the long-delayed "American Gangster," also starring Denzel Washington.
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Producer Brian Grazer prepares to give director Ron Howard the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, in Beverly Hills, Califronia, February 19, 2006.(UPI Photo/Michael Tweed)
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Brian Thomas Grazer (born July 12, 1951) is an American film and television producer who founded Imagine Entertainment in 1986 with Ron Howard. Together they have produced many acclaimed films, including A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13.

Grazer produced the 2002 film 8 Mile, the live-action version of the holiday classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2000), Spike Lee's 2006 crime-thriller Inside Man, and Ridley Scott's American Gangster (2007), which was nominated for two Academy Awards. His producing credits also include the films Changeling and Frost/Nixon. He is the executive producer of 24, Lie to Me, Arrested Development, Parenthood and Friday Night Lights.

Grazer appeared as himself on The Simpsons twice; in "When You Dish Upon a Star", he received movie ideas from Ron Howard, and in "Lost Verizon" where he offered Denis Leary a job for Everyone Poops.

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