Matt Damon says George Clooney pranked him on 'Monuments' set

Matt Damon says George Clooney pranked him on 'Monuments' set

Hollywood actor Matt Damon says George Clooney, his co-star and director on "Monuments Men," fooled him into thinking he was gaining weight.
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'Monuments Men' release pushed back to early 2014

'Monuments Men' release pushed back to early 2014

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor-director George Clooney says his World War II drama "The Monuments Men" will be released early next year instead of in December as planned.

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Clooney starts shooting film 'The Monuments Men' in Germany

Clooney starts shooting film 'The Monuments Men' in Germany

BERLIN, March 5 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor-director George Clooney has started shooting "The Monuments Men" in Germany, Columbia Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox said Tuesday.

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'Argo,' Lee, Lawrence, Hathaway win top Oscars

'Argo,' Lee, Lawrence, Hathaway win top Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- First lady Michelle Obama announced via video from Washington Sunday that Ben Affleck's Iran-set thriller "Argo" had won the Best Picture Oscar.

'Argo' wins big at Producers Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck's "Argo" won the top motion picture prize at the 24th annual Producers Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
Overture Films acquires Clooney comedy

Overture Films acquires Clooney comedy

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., May 19 (UPI) -- Overture Films has announced its acquisition of "The Men Who Stare at Goats," a comedy starring Hollywood actors George Clooney and Kevin Spacey.

Clooney recruiting stars for 'Goats'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. actor George Clooney is recruiting noted colleagues to star in the movie "The Men Who Stare at Goats," The Hollywood Reporter said.
'Leatherheads' premiere to benefit AFI

'Leatherheads' premiere to benefit AFI

HOLLYWOOD, March 26 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures said its Hollywood premiere of George Clooney's new romantic comedy "Leatherheads" will benefit the American Film Institute.

Clooney set to launch Smoke House

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- Filmmakers George Clooney and Grant Heslov are set to launch a Hollywood production company to be set up at Warner Bros. Pictures and Television.

Favreau is host of WGA West Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Jon Favreau will emcee the Writers Guild of America West Awards at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, it was announced Sunday.

Clooney, Heslov honored for 'Good Night'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- George Clooney and Grant Heslov were tapped Thursday as recipients of the Paul Selvin Award by the Writers Guild of America west.

Ang Lee takes top Venice Prize

VENICE, Italy, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- "Brokeback Mountain" -- director Ang Lee's movie about gay cowboys -- took the top prize, the Golden Lion, at the conclusion of the Venice Film Festival.

Clooney film to open New York fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- George Clooney's star-studded political drama "Good Night, and Good Luck" has been chosen to open the 43rd New York Film Festival.
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Grant Heslov
Actors David Strathairn (L) and Grant Heslov arrive for the 16th annual Los Angeles Spirit of Liberty Celebration by the People for the American Way Foundation held at the Beverly Hilton September 26, 2005 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)

Grant Heslov (born May 15, 1963) is an American actor and Academy Award-nominated film producer and screenwriter. His acting credits include films like True Lies, Dante's Peak, Enemy of the State, The Scorpion King and Good Night, and Good Luck. and several credits in TV series (Family Ties, L.A. Law, Matlock, Sleeper Cell).

Heslov was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended Palos Verdes High School, the University of Southern California (USC) along with friend Tate Donovan, and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi.

He was the Academy Award-nominated producer and screenwriter of Good Night, and Good Luck. Together with George Clooney, he was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Heslov also appears in the film as Don Hewitt, the director of the TV series See It Now, around which the movie is centered. On August 2006, he and George Clooney started a movie company, Smoke House.

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