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LeBron James taking talents to Hollywood? Set to star with Kevin Hart in 'Ballers'

LeBron James taking talents to Hollywood? Set to star with Kevin Hart in 'Ballers'

Dec. 5 (UPI) -- LeBron James and Kevin Hart set to star as twins in basketball brothers comedy flick "Ballers."
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Showtime to air 'Made in America' concert film

Showtime to air 'Made in America' concert film

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- "Made in America," a concert film directed by Ron Howard and produced by Jay Z and Brian Grazer, is to have its television premiere Oct. 11, Showtime announced.
'Arrested Development' producer Grazer says there could be a Season 5

'Arrested Development' producer Grazer says there could be a Season 5

LOS ANGELES, July 12 (UPI) -- "Arrested Development" executive producer Brian Grazer says he is in talks with Netflix to bring the U.S. cult comedy series back for a fifth season.

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Cohen as 'Dictator' spills 'Jong's ashes' on Seacrest

Cohen as 'Dictator' spills 'Jong's ashes' on Seacrest

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Sacha Baron Cohen, dressed as his despot character from "The Dictator," pretended to spill Kim Jong Il's ashes on Ryan Seacrest on Hollywood's Oscar red carpet.
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Cohen to arrive at Oscars as 'Dictator'

Cohen to arrive at Oscars as 'Dictator'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- British actor Sacha Baron Cohen may walk the red carpet at Sunday's Oscar ceremony dressed as the title character from "The Dictator," a producer said.
'Bridesmaids' stars to be Oscar presenters

'Bridesmaids' stars to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Six stars from the big-screen comedy "Bridesmaids" are to be presenters at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, the show's organizers said.
Zimmer, Williams to arrange Oscar music

Zimmer, Williams to arrange Oscar music

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Composer Hans Zimmer and songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams are to serve as music consultants for Hollywood's 84th Academy Awards ceremony.
New Oscars producer couldn't say no

New Oscars producer couldn't say no

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Brian Grazer says he couldn't really say no when he was asked to step in as replacement producer for the Oscars telecast.
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Academy confirms Crystal as Oscars host

Academy confirms Crystal as Oscars host

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Comic actor Billy Crystal announced via Twitter Thursday he will serve as host of Hollywood's Academy Awards show for a ninth time.
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Brian Grazer to produce Oscars telecast

Brian Grazer to produce Oscars telecast

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Brian Grazer is to replace Brett Ratner as producer of Hollywood's 84th Academy Awards show, organizers announced Wednesday.
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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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