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Stuart Townsend praises 'Betrayal' director Patty Jenkins

Stuart Townsend praises 'Betrayal' director Patty Jenkins

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Irish actor Stuart Townsend says hiring celebrated "Monster" filmmaker Patty Jenkins to direct the pilot episode of "Betrayal" was an excellent way to start off ABC's new drama series.
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Ellen Pompeo criticizes Emmys for lack of diversity

Ellen Pompeo criticizes Emmys for lack of diversity

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" actress Ellen Pompeo told USA Today she was disappointed by what she called a lack of diversity at Sunday's Emmy Awards telecast.
'Candelabra' wins Best Miniseries Emmy, Best Actor for Michael Douglas

'Candelabra' wins Best Miniseries Emmy, Best Actor for Michael Douglas

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Michael Douglas earned an Emmy Sunday night in Los Angeles for his portrayal of iconic entertainer Liberace in the TV movie "Behind the Candelabra."
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Actor James Cromwell, 73, arrested at protest

Actor James Cromwell, 73, arrested at protest

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Actor James Cromwell was arrested Thursday after protesting the University of Wisconsin's alleged abuse of cats in the name of research, TMZ said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.
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'American Horror Story' renamed 'Asylum'

'American Horror Story' renamed 'Asylum'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- "American Horror Story" creator Ryan Murphy says the second season of the anthology series will be called "Asylum," a nod to its mental-institution setting.
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Consuelos joins 'Horror Story' cast

Consuelos joins 'Horror Story' cast

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Actor and TV personality Mark Consuelos has joined Season 2 of FX's "American Horror Story," EW.com reported.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
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Chaplin family supports 'The Artist'

Chaplin family supports 'The Artist'

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Charlie Chaplin's granddaughters say they are happy to serve as hosts of a special screening of "The Artist," a film that pays homage to Hollywood's silent era.
Lionsgate to distribute Bush bio-pic 'W'

Lionsgate to distribute Bush bio-pic 'W'

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 9 (UPI) -- Lionsgate announced Friday that it has acquired the distribution rights to "W," Oliver Stone's upcoming film about U.S. President George W. Bush.
Cromwell, Burstyn to co-star in 'W'

Cromwell, Burstyn to co-star in 'W'

LOS ANGELES, March 27 (UPI) -- Oliver Stone has tapped James Cromwell and Ellen Burstyn to play former U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife Barbara in the new film "W."

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007.
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Phoenix heads 2006 Artivist honorees

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. film actor Joaquin Phoenix is set to be honored at Hollywood's Artivist Film Festival & Awards for his environmental and social efforts.

Chad Lowe joins the cast of Fox's '24'

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Emmy Award-winning actor Chad Lowe has become the latest to jump aboard Fox TV's weekly thriller, "24."

Two-night January premier set for '24'

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The popular U.S. adventure series "24" will launch the new season with a premiere covering four hours over two nights.

'The Queen' coming to the U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- "The Queen," a new film that chronicles the events inside Buckingham Palace in the days after Princess Diana died in Paris, is coming to the United States.

Queen's nickname confirmed: 'Cabbage'

LONDON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Duke of Edinburgh's pet name for Britain's queen has been revealed -- it's the humble sulfur-based "cabbage."

James Cromwell joins 'Spidey 3' cast

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- James Cromwell has become the latest addition to Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 3," it was announced Monday.

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Today is Friday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2006 with 338 to follow.
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Alan Rosenberg elected SAG president

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Alan Rosenberg has been elected president of the Screen Actors Guild, to succeed Melissa Gilbert, who has served as SAG president since 2001.

James Cromwell dislikes surprises

LOS ANGELES, June 9 (UPI) -- Actor James Cromwell tells TV Guide he likes to know what's going to happen to his character.
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