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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014
By United Press International
'Guardians of the Galaxy' debuts new trailer

'Guardians of the Galaxy' debuts new trailer

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) --'Guardians of the Galaxy' highlights the five Guardians in a new, full-length trailer.
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Marvel says Vin Diesel will be Groot in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Marvel Studios says actor Vin Diesel has been cast as Groot, a sort of giant tree, in the upcoming film "Guardians of the Galaxy."
Benicio Del Toro to star in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Benicio Del Toro to star in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Benicio Del Toro has joined director James Gunn's upcoming Marvel Studios movie "Guardians of the Galaxy," Deadline reported Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 24, 2013.
By United Press International

Beck discusses 'Song Reader' in LA

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Rock artist Beck made a rare public appearance in Los Angeles to talk about his sheet music project "Song Reader" and answer audience questions.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 24, 2012.
By United Press International
MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Adam Yauch, a founding member of the Beastie Boys, has died, the New York hip-hop group announced Friday on its Web site. He was 47.
'Artist,' 'Shelter' earn 5 Spirit nods each

'Artist,' 'Shelter' earn 5 Spirit nods each

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- "The Artist" and "Take Shelter" were each nominated for five Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles Tuesday.
Ferrell honored with Mark Twain Prize

Ferrell honored with Mark Twain Prize

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Will Ferrell was honored at the Kennedy Center in Washington with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Weaver, Reilly head to 'Cedar Rapids'

Weaver, Reilly head to 'Cedar Rapids'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Sigourney Weaver, John C. Reilly and Alia Shawkat have signed up for roles in director Miguel Arteta's upcoming big-screen comedy "Cedar Rapids."

Hayek to star in 'Cirque du Freak'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Mexican actress and TV producer Salma Hayek has signed on to play a bearded lady in the vampire flick "Cirque du Freak" with John C. Reilly, Variety.com said.

Reilly looking forward to Globes gala

NEW YORK , Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. actor John C. Reilly said he's happy to be nominated for a Golden Globe and looking forward to the party, but doesn't know what he'll do if he wins.

John C. Reilly tours as Dewey Cox

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor John C. Reilly says he is having a great time touring and performing as faux music legend Dewey Cox.

'Atonement' grabs 7 Golden Globe nods

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- "Atonement" led the field with seven Golden Globe nominations when nods for the prizes were announced Thursday in Hollywood.
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Actor John C. Reilly poses at the April 26, 2005 opening night party for the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Tennessee Williams play "A Streetcar Named Desire" which stars Natasha Richardson and John C. Reilly. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an American actor. Debuting in Casualties of War in 1989, he is one of several actors whose careers were launched by Brian De Palma. To date, he has appeared in more than fifty film productions, including three separate films in 2002, each of which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Chicago and a Grammy Award for the song "Walk Hard", which he wrote and performed in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.

Reilly, the fifth of six children, was born to an Irish American father and a Lithuanian mother and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised as a Catholic and graduated from Brother Rice High School. On the set of the film Step Brothers, Reilly and co-star Richard Jenkins realized while discussing having lived in Chicago that, when Reilly was four, Jenkins had once worked for Reilly's father.

Reilly made his film debut in the Brian De Palma film Casualties of War (1989) as PFC Herbert Hatcher. Although the role of Hatcher was written as a small one, De Palma liked Reilly's performance so much that the role was significantly expanded. Also notable in his film work throughout the 1990s was his supporting role alongside Mark Wahlberg in Paul Thomas Anderson's 1997 film Boogie Nights, in which he played the pornographic film star Reed Rothchild.

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