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Ben Whishaw replacing Colin Firth as voice of Paddington Bear

Ben Whishaw replacing Colin Firth as voice of Paddington Bear

LONDON, July 17 (UPI) --Ben Whishaw to give a more youthful voice to Paddington Bear.
Danielle Haynes
Too-cute teaser trailer for 'Paddington' released

Too-cute teaser trailer for 'Paddington' released

LONDON, March 5 (UPI) -- An adorable teaser trailer for the film "Paddington" brings the beloved bear to life.
Annie Martin

Analysis: Pick will show Obama DHS vision

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The background of President-elect Obama's pick to head the Department of Homeland Security will reveal a lot about how his nascent administration views the future of the troubled agency, according to Washington insiders.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor
Last 'Potter' book will be two films

Last 'Potter' book will be two films

LOS ANGELES, March 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Warner Bros. studio reportedly plans to break the seventh and last "Harry Potter" book up into two movies.

Casting complete for 'Half-Blood Prince'

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- British film stars Jim Broadbent and Helen McCrory have joined the cast of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

Chertoff promises U.S. plan for IEDs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, at a meeting Friday, promised a plan for countering the threat of homemade bombs in the United States.

Analysis: New homeland security strategy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- President Bush’s homeland security adviser Fran Townsend says there will be no major changes to the administration’s controversial border and identity programs as a result of the White House’s new National Strategy for Homeland Security.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Passport backlog could spell security risk

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- Experts see cracks in Congress' plan to improve security by requiring passports for all U.S. citizens re-entering the country.

'Potter' stars returning for last 2 films

BURBANK, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- Daniel, Rupert and Emma will reunite as Harry, Ron and Hermione in the last two "Harry Potter" films, Warner Bros. Pictures said Friday in Burbank, Calif.

Warner Bros. nabs film rights to 'Dragons'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. Pictures has bought the film rights to the fantasy novel, "Here, There Be Dragons," prior to the U.S. release of the children's book next week.

Yates will direct 5th 'Harry Potter' film

LONDON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- British TV veteran David Yates will direct "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," Warner Bros. Pictures said Wednesday. Yates gained international attention with award-winning short films and has directed a number of British TV series, including "Th

Biowar: Hill changes are little help

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Two new committees on Capitol Hill will simplify the funding and oversight of biodefense programs but not enough to avoid significant duplication of effort.
DEE ANN DIVIS, Senior Science & Technology Editor

Experts: reshape homeland security now

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Department of Homeland Security is in crisis and needs a fundamental reorganization, experts said Monday.

Report: U.S. unready for biological attack

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- A partially declassified report released by the Pentagon says the United States is unprepared for a biological attack, such as the anthrax campaign in 2001.

New Line set to film 'Inkheart'

HAMBURG, Germany, March 5 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema, the U.S. film company behind "The Lord of the Rings," has secured the film rights for "Inkheart," a popular German children's fantasy.
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David Heyman
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}} David Heyman (born July, 26th,1961) is a British film producer and the founder of Heyday Films. He obtained the film rights to the Harry Potter franchise in 1999 and has produced all seven installments in the series.

Heyman was born in London, England. He went to school in the United States, earning a degree in Art History from Harvard University in 1983. He is the son of John Heyman, producer of films such as The Go-Between and Jesus, and Norma Heyman, producer of Dangerous Liaisons and Mrs Henderson Presents.

He got his start in the film industry as a production assistant on David Lean's A Passage to India and in 1986, Heyman became a Creative Executive at Warner Brothers. In the late 80's, he became Vice President of United Artists and subsequently embarked on an independent producing career with his first film, Juice in 1992, followed by the cult "stoner" film The Stoned Age (1994) and others.

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