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Aaron Sorkin to be presented with Screenwriters Tribute at film fest

Aaron Sorkin to be presented with Screenwriters Tribute at film fest

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Aaron Sorkin is to be presented with the Screenwriters Tribute at the 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival in Massachusetts.

Writers guild announces award winners in LA, New York

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America named "Her" the Best Original Screenplay and "Captain Phillips" Best Adapted Screenplay at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.
Focus acquires rights to Moore-Bening film

Focus acquires rights to Moore-Bening film

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Focus Features says it has acquired North American and select international distribution rights to Lisa Cholodenko's film "The Kids Are All Right."
'Story' set to shoot in NYC

'Story' set to shoot in NYC

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Writer-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are to begin shooting "It's Kind of a Funny Story" in New York early next month, Focus Features said.
Macdonald to direct 'Eagle of the Ninth'

Macdonald to direct 'Eagle of the Ninth'

CANNES, France, May 21 (UPI) -- Focus Features announced at the Cannes Film Festival it has firmed up a deal to finance the Roman epic adventure "The Eagle of the Ninth."
Ang Lee set on 'Taking Woodstock'

Ang Lee set on 'Taking Woodstock'

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Focus Features has announced it is developing the period comedy "Taking Woodstock" as the next project for Taiwan-born filmmaker Ang Lee to direct.

Stars line up for new Jarmusch project

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt and Gael Garcia Bernal have joined the cast of Jim Jarmusch's "The Limits of Control," currently filming in Madrid.

Keira's 'Atonement' dress to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The gorgeous green gown Keira Knightley wore in the film "Atonement" is being auctioned off to benefit Variety -- The Children's Charity of Southern California.

Mendes to direct contemporary comedy

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. distributor Focus Features has announced it is working with British film and stage director Sam Mendes on a new untitled contemporary movie comedy.
Focus acquires rights to 'Hamlet 2'

Focus acquires rights to 'Hamlet 2'

PARK CITY , Utah, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Focus Features said it has acquired the worldwide rights to Andrew Fleming's comedy "Hamlet 2," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

Gibson, Kidman saddened by Ledger's death

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Mel Gibson and Nicole Kidman expressed shock and sadness upon hearing the news of Heath Ledger's untimely death Tuesday at the age of 28.

'In Bruges' to open Sundance festival

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Playwright Martin McDonagh's first feature film, "In Bruges," has been selected to open the Sundance Film Festival in Utah this January.

Sean Penn to play Harvey Milk in film

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Sean Penn has signed on to play gay-rights icon Harvey Milk in "Milk," a bio-pic directed by Gus Van Sant, Focus Features said Friday.

Ang Lee's 'Lust' gets NC-17 rating

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The erotic spy thriller "Lust, Caution," the latest from director Ang Lee, has drawn an NC-17 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America.

Oscar contenders get early start

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The move of the Academy Awards presentation to February has made sure that most weekends this fall are packed with at least one or two film debuts.

'Brokeback' wins top PGA Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Ang Lee's gay cowboy movie, "Brokeback Mountain," furthered its Oscar chances by taking the top award from the Producers Guild of America.

Hollywood Digest

'GUYS AND DOLLS' IS NEXT
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

'CLONES' READY TO ROLL
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be tele

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Here is a complete list of nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which were announced in Beverly Hills Friday by the Recording Academy:
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