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Zack Snyder responds to producer Joel Silver's 'Watchmen' criticism

Zack Snyder responds to producer Joel Silver's 'Watchmen' criticism

HOLLYWOOD, March 3 (UPI) -- Director Zack Snyder says "you can't please everybody," including producer Joel Silver.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 14, 2012.
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Brody's 'Splice' gets a U.S. release date

Brody's 'Splice' gets a U.S. release date

BURBANK, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. Pictures says it plans to release a science-fiction thriller called "Splice" and starring Adrien Brody in U.S. theaters this June.
Downey says Holmes role not intimidating

Downey says Holmes role not intimidating

LONDON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Robert Downey Jr. insists he wasn't anxious about playing a British icon in "Sherlock Holmes" because the people behind the film were so talented.
Downey to play Sherlock Holmes

Downey to play Sherlock Holmes

LOS ANGELES, July 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. reportedly will star in "Sherlock Holmes," a big-screen drama directed by British filmmaker Guy Ritchie.
'Speed' filmmakers help with video game

'Speed' filmmakers help with video game

LONDON, May 8 (UPI) -- Hollywood film producer Joel Silver said the directors of his new "Speed Racer" movie also helped out on "Speed Racer: The Videogame."
'Speed Racer' to close Tribeca Film Fest

'Speed Racer' to close Tribeca Film Fest

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- The new live-action, family adventure film "Speed Racer" has been selected to close the upcoming 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, organizers said.

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UPI almanac for Saturday, July 14, 2007.

Wachowski Bros. to do 'Speed Racer'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Wachowski brothers have decided to write and direct a big-screen, live-action version of "Speed Racer." It will be first film that Larry and Andy Wachowski have directed since completing the "Matrix" trilogy in 2003, the Hollywood Reporter said Wednes

Hollywood's boss is Wall Street

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Thrillers, comedies and horror films are in store as Wall Street increasingly decides what U.S. movies are seen and who makes them, it was reported Saturday.

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Today is Friday, July 14, the 195th day of 2006 with 170 to follow.
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Hollywood to revisit the 'Dirty Dozen'

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- "V for Vendetta" filmmaker Joel Silver is reportedly writing and producing a Hollywood remake of "The Dirty Dozen" for Warner Bros. pictures. Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec of TV's "Alias" will help with the writing duties, Daily Variety reports.

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Today is Thursday, July 14, the 195th day of 2005 with 170 to follow.
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Joss Whedon to take on 'Wonder Woman'

LOS ANGELES, March 17 (UPI) -- "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon will write and direct a feature film version of the comic book "Wonder Woman," Daily Variety said Thursday.

Hilary Swank in supernatural thriller

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Hilary Swank will follow up her Oscar-winning performance in "Million Dollar Baby" with the supernatural thriller "The Reaping."

Atari readies 'Matrix' game

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Gamemaker Atari will publish "The Matrix: The Path of Neo" for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC this fall, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

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Today is Wednesday, July 14, the 196th day of 2004 with 170 to follow.
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'Speed Racer' movie planned

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Actor Vince Vaughn is developing a live-action movie version of the Japanese cartoon series "Speed Racer," Daily Variety said Thursday.

Honors for Jeffrey Katzenberg

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will be honored for excellence in filmmaking at Cinema Expo International in Amsterdam next month.

Hilton considers role in 'House of Wax'

HOLLYWOOD, March 11 (UPI) -- Hotel heiress and TV personality Paris Hilton is in final negotiations to act in the upcoming horror film remake, "House of Wax."

Shaun Cassidy to return to TV

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Shaun Cassidy is set to star in a dramatic pilot for Los Angeles-based CBS, called "Nice Guys."

Third Matrix epic in record opening

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Warner Brothers' Dan Fellman is calling the worldwide release of "The Matrix Revolutions," final segment of the Matrix trilogy, an overwhelming success.

Nothing neo in final 'Matrix' movie

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- With "The Matrix Revolutions," the virtual reality franchise that has been the "Star Wars" of the Internet generation has definitively crashed and burned. This
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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Today is Monday, July 14, the 195th day of 2003 with 170 to follow.
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