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Kate Winslet: Leonardo DiCaprio is the 'love of my life'

Kate Winslet: Leonardo DiCaprio is the 'love of my life'

March 19 (UPI) -- Kate Winslet gave Kate and Leo shippers something to talk about at the "Divergent" premiere.
Kate Stanton
Saldana and Worthington to co-star in next three 'Avatar' movies

Saldana and Worthington to co-star in next three 'Avatar' movies

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- "Avatar" co-stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana will reprise their roles in three sequels to the 2009 blockbuster, the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.
Avatar sequels to be shot in New Zealand

Avatar sequels to be shot in New Zealand

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The next three "Avatar" movies will all be filmed in New Zealand, thanks to the recent hike in the film tax rebate and a spending deal between the film's producers and the government.
Gabrielle Levy
'Avatar' sequel to begin filming in about a year

'Avatar' sequel to begin filming in about a year

MELBOURNE, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. director James Cameron is scheduled to begin shooting the second "Avatar" movie next year, lead actor Sam Worthington said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.
By United Press International
Filmmaker, explorer James Cameron to be honored with science prize

Filmmaker, explorer James Cameron to be honored with science prize

SAN DEIGO, Calif., May 16 (UPI) -- California's Scripps Institution of Oceanography says it will honor filmmaker and ocean explorer James Cameron with its Nierenberg science prize.

Visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen dead at 92

LONDON, May 8 (UPI) -- Visual effects pioneer and stop-motion model animator Ray Harryhausen has died in London, his family announced on Facebook. He was 92.
Abel, Felton, Dillahunt to star in WWII drama, 'Ghosts of the Pacific'

Abel, Felton, Dillahunt to star in WWII drama, 'Ghosts of the Pacific'

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- Garret Dillahunt, Tom Felton and Jake Abel are to star in a World War II thriller, "Ghosts of the Pacific," The American Film Co. announced Wednesday.
'Avatar' sequels to feature underwater performance-capture animation

'Avatar' sequels to feature underwater performance-capture animation

LAS VEGAS, April 8 (UPI) -- Film producer Jon Landau says the upcoming "Avatar" sequels will feature underwater performance-capture animation, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 18, 2013.
By United Press International
Will the technological step forward by 'The Hobbit' find an audience?

Will the technological step forward by 'The Hobbit' find an audience?

As film reviewers weighed in on "The Hobbit" -- the latest offering from "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson -- many gave space in their reviews for a discussion of something beyond story, acting and directing, choosing to focus on technology in the projection booth.
JIM ALGAR, United Press International
Cameron eyes 'Informationist' adaptation

Cameron eyes 'Informationist' adaptation

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- James Cameron's production company has picked up the rights to Taylor Stevens' novel "The Informationist," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Frances Fisher recalls 'Titanic' tryout

Frances Fisher recalls 'Titanic' tryout

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Frances Fisher says she won the role of Ruth DeWitt Bukater in the Hollywood blockbuster "Titanic" after she asked writer-director-producer James Cameron to stand on a conference-room table while she auditioned.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Saving Private Romney

Saving Private Romney

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Can the selection of Paul Ryan for the Republican candidate for vice president help the campaign of Mitt Romney and will the be able to govern if they do win?
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Belo Monte dam caught up in litigation

BRASILIA, Brazil, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Brazil's controversial Belo Monte dam project is caught up in litigation after a federal court ordered suspension of the work on its construction.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
By United Press International
'Shining' prequel film in the works?

'Shining' prequel film in the works?

HOLLYWOOD, July 29 (UPI) -- Film studio Warner Bros. could be exploring the possibility of a prequel to horror hit "The Shining," the Los Angeles Times reported.

Hollywood could tap into Chinese market

BEIJING, April 28 (UPI) -- American filmmakers could tap into a more than $2 billion-a-year film market in China by drawing inspiration from Chinese storytelling, film experts said.

Mining asteroids? Let's go, some say

SEATTLE, April 21 (UPI) -- A group based in Seattle with serious credentials said it is time to start a mining company that would go after resources flying through space on asteroids.
Fellowes finds new way to tell Titanic tale

Fellowes finds new way to tell Titanic tale

NEW YORK, April 14 (UPI) -- Nigel Stafford-Clark, lead producer on "Titanic," says the television miniseries is more an examination of the English class system in the early 20th century than an epic romance or action flick.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Stars reunite for 'Titanic 3D' premiere

Stars reunite for 'Titanic 3D' premiere

LONDON, March 28 (UPI) -- Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher and Bill Paxton attended the premiere of the 3D version of their 1997 blockbuster "Titanic" in London.
Cameron makes deepest solo sub dive

Cameron makes deepest solo sub dive

HAGATNA, Guam, March 26 (UPI) -- Canadian filmmaker James Cameron Monday became the first person to ride a submarine solo nearly 36,000 feet down into the Mariana Trench, his support crew said.

Artist Moebius dies at 73

PARIS, March 11 (UPI) -- French cartoonist Jean Giraud, who signed his fantasy and sci-fi artwork Moebius, has died from cancer, his publishing house said in a statement.
Reeves produces film about filmmaking

Reeves produces film about filmmaking

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Tribeca Film says it has acquired North American distribution rights to "Side by Side," a documentary produced and presented by actor Keanu Reeves.

Documentarians die in helicopter crash

JASPER'S BRUSH, Australia, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Two filmmakers who worked with director James Cameron on his deep-sea documentary films died in a helicopter crash in Australia.
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