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Producers guild to honor Jolie's directorial debut

Producers guild to honor Jolie's directorial debut

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America says it plans to honor Angelina Jolie's directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey" with the 2012 Stanley Kramer Award.
Jolie begins directorial career in Hungary

Jolie begins directorial career in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie is cutting her directorial teeth in Hungary and has begun shooting her as-yet-unnamed film in Budapest.
'Jersey Boys' movie in the works

'Jersey Boys' movie in the works

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Graham King's GK Films says it has acquired the feature-film rights to the Broadway stage musical "Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons."
Scorsese starts first 3D film in London

Scorsese starts first 3D film in London

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Martin Scorsese has begun shooting "Hugo Cabret," his first 3D movie, in London, said GK Films and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Mel and Leo teaming up for Viking epic

Mel and Leo teaming up for Viking epic

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Mel Gibson is to begin directing a Viking picture starring Leonardo DiCaprio next fall, the project's producer told Variety.
Mel Gibson takes 'Edge' off acting hiatus

Mel Gibson takes 'Edge' off acting hiatus

HOLLYWOOD, April 29 (UPI) -- Mel Gibson has agreed to star in the U.S.-produced "Edge of Darkness," marking a return to the front of the camera for the first time since 2002.

Verbinski working on animated film

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Gore Verbinski, who directed the three "Pirates of the Caribbean" blockbusters, is working on an animated movie.

Depp to star in 'The Rum Diary'

HOLLYWOOD, July 30 (UPI) -- Johnny Depp will tap into Hunter S. Thompson's life once again in Hollywood's adaptation of the gonzo journalist's autobiographical novel "The Rum Diary."

'The Departed' takes best picture Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- "The Departed," a story of intrigue and betrayal between the Boston police and the Irish mafia, was named best picture at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Scorsese's Boston-set drama shot in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- New York filmmaker Martin Scorsese says much of his new Boston-set gangster drama, "The Departed," was staged and filmed in Brooklyn.

Producers award goes to 'Aviator'

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America has picked "The Aviator" as its top feature film of 2004, Daily Variety reported Sunday.

'Aviator' producer compared to Howard Hughes

LONDON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Some in Hollywood have drawn parallels between Graham King, producer of "The Aviator," and Howard Hughes, the billionaire movie producer featured in the film.
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Graham King poses for photos after "The Departed" won the Best Picture Oscar at the 79th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, on February 25, 2007. (UPI Photo/Phil McCarten)
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Graham King OBE (born December 19, 1961) is a British film producer. He is also President and CEO of Initial Entertainment Group. He would be best known for his Academy Award winning 2006 crime thriller film The Departed, which was awarded the Best Picture Oscar at the 79th Academy Awards.

King was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.

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