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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.

Mallory checks into 'Arrested Development'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Not only is Justine Bateman the real-life sister of "Arrested Development" star Jason Bateman, she's going to play one on TV, it was reported Thursday.

'Cinderella Man' hits some cinemas again

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Universal has re-released Russell Crowe's summer boxing flick "Cinderella Man" in an effort to create an Oscar buzz, it was reported Sunday.

McKellen joins cast of 'Da Vinci Code'

LOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) -- Ian McKellen and Alfred Molina are joining the cast of director Ron Howard's adaptation of "The Da Vinci Code," Daily Variety reported Wednesday.

Scott Rudin to run Miramax for Disney

LOS ANGELES, April 19 (UPI) -- Producer Scott Rudin has agreed to a five-year contract to run the Miramax Film Corp. for the Walt Disney Co., The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

Denzel Washington to reteam with Spike Lee

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- Denzel Washington will reunite with director Spike Lee on the thriller "Inside Man," The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

'Deep Throat' documentary at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The screening of a documentary about "Deep Throat" is the first time the Sundance Film Festival in Utah has shown hardcore porn.

Analysis: Prosperity after dot-com bust

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A good many ventures went down the tubes when the dot-com boom went bust, but "Happy Tree Friends" -- a series of demented animated comedy shorts -- has found p
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Ron Howard may produce 9-11 series

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- NBC is in final talks with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer to produce a miniseries about the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

'Arrested Development' wins comedy Emmy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- "Arrested Development" won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.

TNT will air 'From the Earth to the Moon'

ATLANTA, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Turner Network Television said Monday it will present the commercial TV debut in October of the Emmy-winning miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon."

Report alleges editor received fee

HOLLYWOOD, May 14 (UPI) -- Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter allegedly received a $100,000 consultant fee from Universal Pictures, the LA Times reported Friday.
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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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