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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.
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Godzilla trailer to be released

Dec. 10 (UPI) --A trailer for the reboot to the classic monster movie Godzilla will be released later today according to various entertainment news websites.
Justin Salhani
'Godzilla' starts shooting in Vancouver; scheduled to open in May 2014

'Godzilla' starts shooting in Vancouver; scheduled to open in May 2014

BURBANK, Calif., March 19 (UPI) -- Principal photography on "Godzilla" has begun in Vancouver, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced.
Broadway's 'The Heiress' closes

Broadway's 'The Heiress' closes

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Producers of the Broadway revival of "The Heiress," starring Jessica Chastain, said they will recoup their $3 million investment as the production ends.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
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'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

2012 saw its share of finely crafted prestige films sure to join next month's Oscar race, as well as Hollywood blockbusters that made millions at the global box office.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Lincoln' to close AFI festival

'Lincoln' to close AFI festival

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis, will have its world premiere as the closing night film of AFI Fest 2012 in Hollywood.
Judith Ivey to co-star in 'The Heiress'

Judith Ivey to co-star in 'The Heiress'

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- Tony Award-winning actress Judith Ivey has joined the cast of the new Broadway production of "The Heiress," the drama's producers said Tuesday.
Astin, Howell to guest star on 'Alphas'

Astin, Howell to guest star on 'Alphas'

NEW YORK, July 5 (UPI) -- Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell and Lauren Holly are to guest star on the U.S. science-fiction series "Alphas," Syfy said Thursday.
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'Downton Abbey's' Dan Stevens to star in 'Heiress' on Broadway

'Downton Abbey's' Dan Stevens to star in 'Heiress' on Broadway

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) -- Dan Stevens, one of the stars of the British TV series "Downton Abbey," will make his Broadway debut in "The Heiress," the play's producers said Monday.
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Strathairn to star in 'Heiress' on B'way

Strathairn to star in 'Heiress' on B'way

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Actor David Strathairn is to co-star with Jessica Chastain in the Broadway production of "The Heiress" this fall, producers said Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
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Stars line up for guest spots on 'Alphas'

Stars line up for guest spots on 'Alphas'

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Garret Dillahunt, Summer Glau, Alaina Huffman, Rebecca Mader and Brent Spiner have signed up for guest spots on the new U.S. series "Alphas," Syfy said.
Strathairn to star in new Syfy series

Strathairn to star in new Syfy series

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network Syfy says it has ordered an action-adventure series called "Alphas" starring David Strathairn set to debut this summer.
Strathairn to star in Syfy pilot 'Alphas'

Strathairn to star in Syfy pilot 'Alphas'

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- Syfy says Hollywood actor David Strathairn has signed on to star in its TV action-adventure pilot "Alphas."
Jon Hamm joins 'Howl' cast

Jon Hamm joins 'Howl' cast

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Jon Hamm is set to play defense attorney Jake Ehrlich in the upcoming film "Howl," Variety.com said.
Goodman, Strathairn join 'Godot' cast

Goodman, Strathairn join 'Godot' cast

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- John Goodman and David Strathairn have signed on to co-star in a new Broadway production of "Waiting for Godot," the Roundabout Theatre Company said.
Franco to play Ginsberg in new bio-pic

Franco to play Ginsberg in new bio-pic

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor James Franco reportedly is set to play iconic Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the bio-picture "Howl."

Edgar Ramirez joins 'The Bourne Ultimatum'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Edgar Ramirez is playing a super killer in the newest installment of "The Bourne Identity" series, "The Bourne Ultimatum."

Standing room only at Woodstock film fest

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A standing-room-only crowd attended a series of short films opening the independent Woodstock Film Festival in the New York Catskills artists' colony.

McDermott, Portia to undergo 'Treatment''

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Actor Dylan McDermott and the stage star known only as Portia opened in in "The Treatment" Tuesday to kick off New York's annual Impact Festival.

'Brokeback Mountain' gets eight Oscar nods

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain" received eight nominations for the 78th annual Academy Awards announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday morning.

Huffman gets three SAG nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Actress Felicity Huffman led the field with three Screen Actors Guild nominations Thursday for "Desperate Housewives" and "Transamerica."
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