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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 5, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 5, 2012.
By United Press International
Matt Lucas joins 'Krod Mandoon' cast

Matt Lucas joins 'Krod Mandoon' cast

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- British comedian Matt Lucas has signed on to co-star in the fantasy-comedy series "Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire," Comedy Central said.

Ray Liotta plays evil in 'Dungeon Siege'

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 20 (UPI) -- "Goodfellas" star Ray Liotta has joined the cast of the fantasy film, "Dungeon Siege."

Lord of the Ring dwarf in romance

WELLLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies, best known for playing Gimli in the "Lord of the Rings" movies, has a new romance with a New Zealand TV reporter.

Analysis: It's all over but the Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- With the Screen Actors Guild Awards off the table, it's a straight shot to the Oscars next Sunday and the end of another awards season in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Actor initially doubted 'Rings' success

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- After working for several years with Peter Jackson on "The Lord of The Rings" epics, John Rhys-Davies offers high praise for his director.

'Rings' actor to star in flick for Sci-Fi

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- John Rhys-Davies, best-known as Gimli the dwarf in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, will star in an original Sci Fi Channel movie later this month.

New 'Rings' trailer out Friday

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema will debut the new trailer for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" in theaters around the world on Friday.

Nominees for 9th Annual SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles:

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Former child star Adam Rich has been arrested in California for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Martin Scorsese says his gritty new epic, "Gangs of New York," can be considered a prequel to his classic crime dramas "GoodFellas" and "Mean Streets."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS The honors keep on coming for Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek. The two are among the nominees for the eighth annual SAG Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles by the Screen Actors Guild.
By United Press International

Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Tuesday:

All hail 'The Lord of the Rings'

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 22 (UPI) --
STEPHANIE THOMPSON

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Three months following the Sept. 11 terrorist atrocities, Hollywood has rebounded with its customary optimism in a year-end deluge of worthwhile movies.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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