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'Hunger Games': President Snow addresses Panem in creepy new teaser

'Hunger Games': President Snow addresses Panem in creepy new teaser

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) --President Snow issues a thinly veiled warning to Katniss and other capitol dissenters in a new teaser for "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."
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Pregnant Mila Kunis wins 'Best Villain' at MTV Movie Awards [PHOTOS]

Pregnant Mila Kunis wins 'Best Villain' at MTV Movie Awards [PHOTOS]

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- The 30-year-old actress took home a golden popcorn trophy for her role in "Oz the Great and Powerful."
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Jennifer Lawrence: I started doing indies and I'll end in indies

Jennifer Lawrence: I started doing indies and I'll end in indies

U.S. actress Jennifer Lawrence says she loves being known for her iconic role of Katniss Everdeen in the critically acclaimed "The Hunger Games" blockbusters.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Film fans to vote for EFA's People Choice Award ahead of ceremony

BERLIN, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- More than a third of the nominees for the European Film Academy's People Choice Award are English-language films with Hollywood stars, the list indicates.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
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Alleged 'Backdraft' arsonist dies

CHICAGO, March 26 (UPI) -- An infamous alleged serial arsonist in Chicago on which the 1991 movie "Backdraft" was based has died, Chicago fire officials said. He was 67.
NBC to air 'Crossing Lines' series, starring Donald Sutherland

NBC to air 'Crossing Lines' series, starring Donald Sutherland

BURBANK, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- NBC said Wednesday it has acquired the U.S. television rights to "Crossing Lines," a 1-hour action-crime series starring William Fichtner and Donald Sutherland.
Production starts on 'Catching Fire'

Production starts on 'Catching Fire'

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Lionsgate says principal photography began Monday in Georgia on "Catching Fire," the sequel to the blockbuster film "The Hunger Games."

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
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'Hunger Games' shoot wraps up

'Hunger Games' shoot wraps up

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Principal photography on the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins' novel "The Hunger Games" has wrapped up in North Carolina, Lionsgate said.
Sutherland joins 'Hunger Games' cast

Sutherland joins 'Hunger Games' cast

HOLLYWOOD, May 31 (UPI) -- Donald Sutherland has been cast as President Snow in the Lionsgate production of U.S. writer Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games" trilogy, the company said.
Izzard, Wood to star in 'Treasure Island'

Izzard, Wood to star in 'Treasure Island'

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Eddie Izzard, Elijah Wood and Donald Sutherland are leading the cast of a TV adaptation of "Treasure Island," now filming in Ireland and Puerto Rico.
Donald Sutherland gets Hollywood star

Donald Sutherland gets Hollywood star

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Actor Donald Sutherland, who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Wednesday, joked that, unlike a cemetery headstone, it is a marker he can visit.
Tahar Rahim lands role in 'Eagle'

Tahar Rahim lands role in 'Eagle'

LONDON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Tahar Rahim, best known for his work in the celebrated film, "Un Prophete," has joined the cast of the Roman epic, "The Eagle of the Ninth," producers said.
'Eagle' shooting in Scotland, Hungary

'Eagle' shooting in Scotland, Hungary

LONDON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Filming has begun on the Roman epic adventure "The Eagle of the Ninth," starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland, its producers said.
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Actor Donald Sutherland arrives for the November 10, 2005 New York premiere of his new film "Pride & Prejudice" (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Donald McNichol Sutherland, OC (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor with a film career spanning nearly 50 years. Some of Sutherland's more notable movie roles included offbeat warriors in such war movies as The Dirty Dozen, in 1967, and MASH and Kelly's Heroes in 1970, as well as in such popular films as Klute, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, JFK and Ordinary People. Sutherland is now filming The Hunger Games. He is the father of actor Kiefer Sutherland.

Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of Dorothy Isobel (née McNichol; 1892–1956) and Frederick McLea Sutherland (1894–1983), who worked in sales and ran the local gas, electricity, and bus company. He spent most of his childhood in Hampton, New Brunswick, along the Kennebecasis River. His teenage years were spent in Nova Scotia. He got his first part time job at age 14 as a news correspondent for local radio station CKBW in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. He then studied at Victoria College, University of Toronto, where he met his first wife Lois Hardwick (not the child star of the same name), and graduated with a double major in engineering and drama. He had at one point been a member of the "UC Follies" comedy troupe in Toronto. He changed his mind about becoming an engineer, and subsequently left Canada for England to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

In the early to mid-1960s, Sutherland began to get small parts in British films and TV, landing notable roles in horror films with Christopher Lee, such as Castle of the Living Dead (1964) and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) and twice appearing in The Saint, firstly in the 1965 episode "The Happy Suicide" and then, more auspiciously, in a story called "Escape Route" at the end of 1966. The episode was directed by the show's star, Roger Moore, who later recalled that Sutherland "asked me if he could show it to some producers as he was up for an important part... they came to view a rough cut at the studio and he got The Dirty Dozen. Thus, Sutherland was on course for the first of the three war films which would be his initial great successes: The Dirty Dozen in 1967, with Lee Marvin and Charles Bronson; in 1970, as the lead "Hawkeye" Pierce in Robert Altman's MASH; and, again in 1970, as tank commander Sgt. Oddball in Kelly's Heroes, with Clint Eastwood and Telly Savalas. During his time in England Sutherland also appeared in The Avengers in 1967, in an episode titled "The Superlative Seven."

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