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Michael Sheen may play Tony Blair again

Michael Sheen may play Tony Blair again

LOS ANGELES, March 25 (UPI) -- Welsh actor Michael Sheen, who played Tony Blair in "The Queen" and "The Deal," may portray the former British Prime Minister again in an HBO production.
Quaid claims Ryan is rewriting the past

Quaid claims Ryan is rewriting the past

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid says he finds it "unbelievable" his ex-wife Meg Ryan is still talking about their marriage, which ended years ago, in public.

'Prom Night,' 'Street Kings' debut 1-2

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- It's teen prom season in the United States so it may be no surprise the horror flick "Prom Night (2008)" opened at No. 1 in U.S. theaters this weekend.
Quaid wore fat suit for 'Smart' role

Quaid wore fat suit for 'Smart' role

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Dennis Quaid said adding extra pounds to his costume helped him assume the role of an academic in a rut in the new movie "Smart People."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2008.
By United Press International
Hotel insiders snitch on stars in book

Hotel insiders snitch on stars in book

CHICAGO, March 21 (UPI) -- Two former concierges at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago have penned a book filled with intimate details about their celebrity guests.
Quaid recalls twins' hospital horror

Quaid recalls twins' hospital horror

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid is trying to raise awareness about hospital mistakes after one nearly cost his newborn twins their lives.

'Vantage Point' looks down from top

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The narrative thriller "Vantage Point" opened at No. 1 in U.S. theaters this weekend, Box Office Mojo reported Sunday.

'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.
Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Organizers of Film Independent's 2008 Spirit Awards said dozens of Hollywood's biggest stars are planning to attend the upcoming show in Santa Monica, Calif.

Eccleston signs on for 'G.I. Joe' role

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- British actor Chris Eccleston has signed on to play the villain in the upcoming big-screen action flick "G.I. Joe."

Quaid says newborn twins are 'healthy'

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid says his newborn twins, who were temporarily hospitalized last year, are now "really healthy."

Quaid: Hospital didn't call about overdose

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Dennis Quaid said a Los Angeles hospital didn't call to inform him his newborn twins had been given an overdose of the blood thinner heparin.

Quaids suing makers of Heparin

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid and his wife, Kimberly, are suing the Baxter Healthcare Corp., makers of the anti-coagulant drug Heparin, TMZ.com reported.

Report: Hospital overdoses common

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- An overdose of medication given to the newborn twins of actor Dennis Quaid in Los Angeles is part of a much bigger problem in U.S. hospitals, it was reported.

Hospital apologizes for heparin overdoses

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- An official at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles apologized for the error that led to several patients receiving overdoses of an anti-coagulant.

Dennis Quaid says twins will be both sexes

AUSTIN, Texas, June 11 (UPI) -- Actor Dennis Quaid and his wife, Kimberly, revealed in Austin, Texas, the twins they are expecting are a boy and a girl.

'Scotty's' ashes sent into space

UPHAM, N.M., April 28 (UPI) -- The ashes of "Star Trek" actor James Doohan got a brief trip into space Saturday from a New Mexico launchpad along with those of astronaut Gordon Cooper.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, April 9, 2007.
By United Press International

Sarah Jessica Parker joins 'Smart People'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is set to star with Dennis Quaid in the Hollywood big screen comedy "Smart People."

Veterans and new talent to meet in 'Smart'

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The upcoming movie "Smart People" is set to combine veteran actors with emerging talents when cast and crew gather in Pittsburgh later this year.

Sigourney Weaver to join 'Vantage Point'

LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) -- Sigourney Weaver is currently in negotiations to join the cast of the new Columbia Pictures thriller "Vantage Point."

Whitaker adds 'Vantage Point' to his slate

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- Actor Forest Whitaker is joining Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox and William Hurt in the Columbia Pictures' thriller, "Vantage Point."

Weitz: 'I'm no Michael Moore'

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- Paul Weitz says his satirical movie "American Dreamz" is intended to entertain people and generate discussion, not to antagonize anyone.
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