Thurman, Hawke closer to divorce

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Lawyers for long-separated Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke are reportedly close to working out an amicable divorce settlement in New York.

'Lord of War' distributed by Lion's Gate

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to the action thriller "Lord of War" starring Nicholas Cage.

Maria Bello joins cast of 'Flicka' remake

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Maria Bello has joined the cast of "Flicka," Fox 2000's remake of the 1943 Roddy McDowell feature "My Friend Flicka," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Nominees for 77th Academy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 77th Academy Awards, which were announced Tuesday:

Feature: Revisiting a classic

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The new feature film "Assault on Precinct 13" appears to be a high-tech version of John Carpenter's 1976 movie of the same name, but in many ways it's a contemp
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Writers Guild announces nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America announced nominees Friday for its feature awards.

Stars line up for Off-B'way's 'Hurlyburly'

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke and Parker Posey have begun their runs in the new Off-Broadway production of David Rabe's "Hurlyburly."

'Precinct 13' remake shoots in Canada

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A remake of 1976 cult classic "Assault on Precinct 13" paints Detroit as a crime-ridden, violent city -- but the film was shot entirely in Toronto.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 6, the 311th day of 2004 with 55 to follow.
By United Press International

Ja Rule to plead innocent in assault case

TORONTO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Ja Rule is expected to plead innocent to an assault charge from a June incident at a Toronto bar, the New Jersey hip hop star's attorney said.

Romijn-Stamos denies Cusack rumor

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos is denying rumors she has been dating actor John Cusack since her recent break-up with husband John Stamos.

'Taking Lives' marks departure for Hawke

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- Ethan Hawke says he wanted to play a murder witness in the Hollywood thriller "Taking Lives" because the role was different.

Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman to divorce

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Ethan Hawke was quoted Monday saying he and actress Uma Thurman will "probably" divorce.

Review: Kevin Kline steals 'Henry IV'

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- If there is one performance that demands to be seen on the New York stage this season it is Kevin Kline's deeply conceived characterization of Shakespeare's tosspot philosopher Falstaff in a production that combines the two "Henry IV" plays into one seaml

Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp

CAIRO, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Actress Angelina Jolie, as a United Nations goodwill ambassador, distributed gifts at a Sudanese refugee camp in Cairo, Zap2it.com reported Tuesday.
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Ethan Hawke
Actors Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy pose at the June 26, 2004 New York premiere of their film "Before Sunset" which they co-wrote with director Richard Linklater. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an Academy Award nominated American actor, writer and director. He made his feature film debut in 1985 with the science fiction movie Explorers, before making a supporting appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society which is considered his breakthrough role. He then appeared in such films as White Fang (1991), A Midnight Clear (1992), and Alive (1993) before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he gained critical acclaim. In 1995, he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequel Before Sunset (2004).

In 2001, Hawke was cast as a rookie police officer in Training Day, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category. Other films have included the science fiction feature Gattaca (1997), the title role in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), and the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).

Hawke has appeared in many theater productions including The Seagull, Henry IV, Hurlyburly, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter's Tale and The Coast of Utopia, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination. He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature Chelsea Walls. In November 2007 Hawke directed his first play, Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want. Aside from acting, he has written two novels, The Hottest State (1996) and Ash Wednesday (2002). Between 1998 and 2004, Hawke was married to actress Uma Thurman.

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