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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 15, 2012.
By United Press International

U.K. burglar pained by palace break-in drama

LONDON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The intruder who broke into Buckingham Palace in London has doubts about the television drama based on the incident starring Emma Thompson as Queen Elizabeth.
Emma Thompson to join 'Men In Black 3'?

Emma Thompson to join 'Men In Black 3'?

LONDON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- British actress Emma Thompson is in talks to play the head of government agency MIB in the upcoming movie "Men In Black 3."
Emma Thompson writing Peter Rabbit tale

Emma Thompson writing Peter Rabbit tale

LONDON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- British actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson has confirmed she is writing a Peter Rabbit book to be published in 2012.
Emma Thompson: Don't hide depression

Emma Thompson: Don't hide depression

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Emma Thompson, an Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter, says she suffers from "occasional mild depression," and she knows she's not alone.
Emma Thompson gets Walk of Fame star

Emma Thompson gets Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- British actress Emma Thompson was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday, organizers said.
Thompson, Rickman reuniting for TV film

Thompson, Rickman reuniting for TV film

LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- Frequent collaborators Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman are reuniting to star in a British TV adaptation of Christopher Reid's poem "The Song of Lunch."
'Nanny McPhee' sequel shooting soon

'Nanny McPhee' sequel shooting soon

LONDON, April 28 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures and Working Title Films say principal photography is set to begin next month in England on "Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang."

Studio moves up 'Harvey' film release

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The new Hollywood movie "Last Chance Harvey," starring actor Dustin Hoffman, will be released earlier than planned to potentially win an Oscar, a studio says.

Natural birth advocate sued over injuries

LONDON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A prominent British obstetrician whose patients have included actresses Cate Blanchett and Emma Thompson is involved in a lawsuit over a birth 16 years ago.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 15, 2008.
By United Press International
Disney to release 10 animated films by '12

Disney to release 10 animated films by '12

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- The Walt Disney Studios unveiled at a New York news conference Tuesday a slate of 10 animated feature movies to be released through 2012.

Sarsgaard, Thompson cast in 'An Education'

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina and Emma Thompson have joined the cast of "An Education," a film written by British author Nick Hornby and set in 1960s London.

Hoffman, Thompson chance reunion in film

HOLLYWOOD, June 6 (UPI) -- Academy award winners Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson will star in the Hollywood romantic drama "Last Chance Harvey."

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UPI almanac for Sunday, April 15, 2007.
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Elton John hosts 60th birthday bash

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- Singer/songwriter Elton John turned 60 on Sunday after a birthday celebration held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York.

Activists protest Burberry's China move

LONDON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Activists handed out fliers outside U.S. and European Burberry stores Wednesday to protest a planned production shift to China, costing 300 jobs in Wales. "Stop Burberry Breaking Our Hearts," the Valentine's Day protest fliers said.

Burberry defends job export to China

RHONDDA CYNON TAFF, Wales, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- British fashion outfitter Burberry has a right to act as a global company and shift production to China, cutting 300 jobs in Wales, a company executive said. Burberry "remains fully committed to Britain," commercial affairs Director Michael Mahony told th

Tom Jones opposing Burberry plant closure

CARDIFF, Wales, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Welsh singer Tom Jones has come out in opposition to the Burberry clothing brand's decision to close a plant in Wales.

Burberry criticized over exported jobs

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Officials of the Burberry fashion company have come under fire from various celebrities for their recent decision to export 300 jobs to China.

Boney models give Winslet the willies

LONDON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Shaming the trend of skeletal stars and models, English actress Kate Winslet says enough is enough and has refused to have magazines in her home.

Emma Thompson admits to past depression

LONDON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- British actress Emma Thompson has revealed that in the past she has struggled with depression.

Career achievement honor for actor Hoffman

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Chicago International Film Festival is honoring actor Dustin Hoffman with a career achievement award at this year's event in October.

Toronto festival to screen new Guest film

TORONTO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Christopher Guest's comedy "For Your Consideration" is one of the newest films added to the bill for next month's Toronto International Film Festival.

Helena Bonham Carter to join 'Potter' cast

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Actress Helena Bonham Carter will join the cast of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," Warner Bros. Pictures announced in Burbank, Calif.
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