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'Finding Nemo' writer for new film

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- David Reynolds, just nominated for an original screenplay Academy Award for "Finding Nemo," has closed a deal with Warner Bros.

The cost of security

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- From local fire house and police station, to shopping malls and Main Street shops, the Homeland Security Agency's invoking of the Orange Alert level is a necess
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'The Dogs of Babel' may be movie

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman has optioned the screen rights to the Carolyn Parkhurst bestseller

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WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of several wrap-ups for May 12. Contents: TOPOFF 2 wargame; Kerry's point on C

Interview of the week: Chris Columbus

Director Chris Columbus says he has an excellent, yet simple, reason for stepping down as director of the Harry Potter film series: He wants to spend more time
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Richard Harris will be remembered by his family at a small private funeral service in London. The ashes of the 72-year-old Irish actor, who died Friday of Hodgkin's Disease, will then be scattered in the Bahamas, where he had a home, said his agent Sharon
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Harry Potter producer David Heyman says he has no idea why the media has been reporting there might be an eighth book about the boy wizard when the author of the popular series has always vowed to stop at seven.
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Interview of the week: Chris Columbus

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Acclaimed filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Sam Mendes gave director Chris Columbus conflicting advice just before he began working on his latest blockbuster, "Ha
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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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