UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
By United Press International
Washington likens 'Flight' to O'Neill play

Washington likens 'Flight' to O'Neill play

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Denzel Washington says he didn't sign on to play an intoxicated airline pilot who saves a planeload of people by executing some daring maneuvers in the drama "Flight" because he knew someone whose life was destroyed by addiction.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

New 'Star Trek' ready for blast off

CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Cast members of the next "Star Trek" movie say the momentum for the project is beginning to build now that director J.J. Abrams has cleared his decks.
More stars line up for Thanksgiving parade

More stars line up for Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Bruce Greenwood, Jimmy Smits, Christine Lahti and Michael McKean have been added to the lineup of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, CBS said.
Stars line up for CBS 'Christmas' movie

Stars line up for CBS 'Christmas' movie

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- Bruce Greenwood, Noel Fisher and Linda Emond have begun work on "A Dog Named Christmas," a TV movie filming in Saskatchewan, Canada, CBS said.
New 'Trek' trailer downloaded 5M times

New 'Trek' trailer downloaded 5M times

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (UPI) -- The new trailer for J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" had more than 1.8 million downloads during its first 24 hours on Apple.com, Hollywood's Paramount Pictures said.
New 'Star Trek' flick to get IMAX release

New 'Star Trek' flick to get IMAX release

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures and IMAX Corp. Friday announced that Hollywood's new version of "Star Trek" will be released in both IMAX and conventional theaters May 8.

'I'm Not There' director honors Ledger

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Todd Haynes paid tribute to Heath Ledger, the late star of his film "I'm Not There," at the 2008 Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif.
'I'm Not There' to get Altman Award

'I'm Not There' to get Altman Award

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Patricia Clarkson and Dennis Quaid are to present a prize to the team behind the film "I'm Not There" at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif.

Fans campaign to save 'Cincinnati'

SPRING LAKE, N.J., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Thousands of HBO viewers who met over the Internet have begun a campaign to bring the U.S. series "John From Cincinnati" back for a second season.

Milch, HBO aiming for another 'Deadwood'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- "Deadwood" creator David Milch and HBO are looking to mirror the success of the well-received U.S. western series with "John from Cincinnati."

Actor Nichols joins HBO in 'Cincinnati'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- "Wimbledon" actor Austin Nichols has joined the HBO production of "John from Cincinnati Meets the Surfing Yosts," taking on the U.S. series' title role.

Stars line up for Hemingway audio books

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- William Hurt and Donald Sutherland are among the stars lined up to read the works of Ernest Hemingway for New York-based Simon & Schuster Audio.

CBS plans Milly Kondracke movie

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- CBS plans a movie based on journalist Morton Kondracke's account of his wife Milly's struggle with Parkinson's disease, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.
Bruce Greenwood

Bruce Greenwood (born August 12, 1956) is a Canadian actor. He is generally known for his roles as the President of the United States in National Treasure: Book of Secrets and Thirteen Days and for his role as Captain Christopher Pike in the 2009 Star Trek film.

Greenwood was born Stuart Bruce Greenwood in Noranda, Quebec, the son of Mary Sylvia (née Ledingham), a nurse who worked in an extended care unit, and Hugh John Greenwood, a Vancouver-born geophysicist and teacher who taught at Princeton University. He has two sisters, Kelly Louise and Barbara Lynn. Greenwood studied philosophy and economics at the University of British Columbia.

He met his wife Susan Devlin in Canada when they were both 15, and they have been married since 1985.

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