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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.
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Shooting wraps on 'The Hobbit'

Shooting wraps on 'The Hobbit'

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 6 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Peter Jackson announced in a blog post Friday he has completed principal photography on the two-part epic "The Hobbit" in New Zealand.
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Billy Connolly joins 'Hobbit' cast

Billy Connolly joins 'Hobbit' cast

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Scottish actor Billy Connolly has signed on to play dwarf warrior Dain Ironfoot in Peter Jackson's two-part "The Hobbit" project, the director said Wednesday.
Ian Holm to appear in 'Hobbit'

Ian Holm to appear in 'Hobbit'

LOS ANGELES, April 22 (UPI) -- British actor Ian Holm has joined the cast of "The Hobbit," the film's director Peter Jackson announced via Facebook Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Frriday, Sept. 12, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007.
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Samantha Morton expecting baby No. 2

LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- British actress Samantha Morton is expecting her second child, People.com reported Tuesday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2006 with 110 to follow.
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Actress Samantha Morton is engaged

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- Two-time Oscar nominee Samantha Morton and filmmaker Harry Holm got engaged in Paris, People magazine reported Friday.

'Strangers With Candy' moves to big screen

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- THINKFilm Tuesday announced the acquisition of all worldwide rights to a film based on the Comedy Central show "Strangers with Candy."

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Sept. 12, the 255h day of 2005 with 110 to follow.
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Jon Voight steps into CBS pope project

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Actor Jon Voight is taking over for Ian Holm in the title role of CBS TV's "John Paul II" miniseries, it was announced Friday.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2004 with 110 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2003 with 110 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2001 with 110 to follow.
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS The honors keep on coming for Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek. The two are among the nominees for the eighth annual SAG Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles by the Screen Actors Guild.
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Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Tuesday:

All hail 'The Lord of the Rings'

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 22 (UPI) --
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Tolkien tale, lord of the box office?

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- If Miramax honcho Harvey Weinstein had had his way, J.R.R. Tolkien's epic "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy would have been condensed into one movie --a concept w
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