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'Godzilla' director praises top-notch cast

'Godzilla' director praises top-notch cast

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) --Director Gareth Edwards says he loves that the cast credits for "Godzilla" look more like they are for an art-house film than a massive, monster movie.
Karen Butler

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014.
By United Press International

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.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
By United Press International
'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.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.
By United Press International
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David Strathairn
This undated photo provided by Warner Independent Pictures shows actor David Strathairn as Edward R. Murrow in a scene from "Good Night, And Good Luck." The film was nominated for best picture and Strathairn was nominated for best actor when the nominations for the 78th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning, January 31, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. The winners will be announced at the Oscar ceremony on March 5. The film also received honors for best director for George Clooney and original screenplay for George Clooney and Grant Heslov. (UPI Photo/ Warner Independent Pictures/Handout).
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David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for portraying journalist Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck. He has appeared in many of writer/director John Sayles's movies.

Strathairn was born in San Francisco, California, the second of three children of Mary Frances (née Frazier), a nurse, and Thomas Scott Strathairn, Jr., a physician. He is of Scottish descent through his paternal grandfather, Thomas Scott Strathairn, a native of Crieff, and of Native Hawaiian ancestry through his paternal grandmother, Lei. Strathairn attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California, and graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1970.

He studied clowning at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in Venice, Florida and briefly worked as a clown in a travelling circus.

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