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Sharon Stone joins 'American Ultra' cast

Sharon Stone joins 'American Ultra' cast

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Sharon Stone has signed on to join the cast of the upcoming comedy flick, "American Ultra."
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Aaron Taylor-Johnson returns for 'Kick Ass 2'

Aaron Taylor-Johnson returns for 'Kick Ass 2'

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- British actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson admits he had some reservations about going back to playing a teen-aged, costumed vigilante in "Kick-Ass 2," three years after the first action-comedy in the franchise was released.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 22, 2013.
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DeGeneres is winner of Mark Twain Prize

DeGeneres is winner of Mark Twain Prize

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres wins the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for her "unique contributions" to comedy, Washington's Kennedy Center chairman said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 22, 2012.
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Goldman Sachs CEO supports gay marriage

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein joined the Americans for Marriage Equality movement with a video, released Monday, supporting same-sex marriage.
B'way run of 'Ghetto Klown' extended

B'way run of 'Ghetto Klown' extended

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- The Broadway run of writer-actor John Leguizamo's fifth one-man show, "Ghetto Klown," has been extended, the play's producers said.
Leguizamo headed back to Broadway

Leguizamo headed back to Broadway

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Writer, actor and comedian John Leguizamo is to return to Broadway next year with his new solo play "Ghetto Klown," the show's producers said Wednesday.
Nickelodeon to air 'Dora' TV movie

Nickelodeon to air 'Dora' TV movie

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- Nickelodeon says it plans to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its U.S. preschool series "Dora the Explorer" by airing a new "Dora" TV movie.
Leguizamo to host poetry-reading contest

Leguizamo to host poetry-reading contest

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Actor, writer and comedian John Leguizamo is to serve as a host of the national finals of the 2010 Poetry Out Loud Competition in Washington, organizers said.
'Holidays' wins big at ALMA Awards

'Holidays' wins big at ALMA Awards

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The film "Nothing Like the Holidays" was the big winner, picking up three prizes, at the 2009 ALMA Awards show in Los Angeles .
Broadway's 'Buffalo' on endangered list

Broadway's 'Buffalo' on endangered list

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Broadway revival of David Mamet's stage drama "American Buffalo" could close Sunday if ticket sales don't improve, Variety.com reported Wednesday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 22, 2008.
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Stars clamor to work with De Niro, Pacino

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars are lining up to work with “Godfather” icons Robert De Niro and Al Pacino on their latest project, "Righteous Kill,” Zap2it.com said Tuesday.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, July 22, 2007.

Leguizamo to enter Spike TV's 'Kill Pit'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Colombian-Puerto Rican actor John Leguizamo is set to take on the lead role in the eight-hour U.S. TV drama, "The Kill Pit," from Spike TV.

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Today is Saturday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2006 with 162 to follow.
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Mark Curry is preparing a one-man show

LOS ANGELES, July 3 (UPI) -- Former "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" TV star Mark Curry, now recovered from a serious burn accident, is preparing a one-man comedy show.

Calling Dr. Leguizamo -- stat.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Comedian John Leguizamo is joining the cast of NBC's long-running hospital drama, "ER" this season, TVGuide.com reported Monday.

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Today is Friday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2005 with 162 to follow.
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Stars line up for zombie movie

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Dennis Hopper and John Leguizamo head a list of actors announced for the George A. Romero movie "Land of the Dead," Daily Variety said Friday.

Kravitz casts blind eye for film role

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Rock star Lenny Kravitz will play a blind man in his first starring movie role, to be filmed later this year.

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Today is Thursday, July 22, the 204th day of 2004 with 162 to follow.
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Fox, Blue Sky net 'Iguana' rights

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have optioned Tony Johnston's picture book, "The Iguana Brothers: A Tale of Two Lizards," to develop as a feature film.

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Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2003 with 162 to follow.
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