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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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Turturro casts Allen in film

Turturro casts Allen in film

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker and occasional actor Woody Allen has signed up for a role in writer-director John Turturro's movie "Fading Gigolo," Variety said.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.
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'Speaking' set to close this month

'Speaking' set to close this month

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The Broadway production of "Relatively Speaking," three one-act comedies by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, is to close this month, producers said.
Walken to play Zeus in new film

Walken to play Zeus in new film

NEW YORK, July 5 (UPI) -- Sharon Stone, John Turturro and Christopher Walken have been cast as Greek gods living in a brownstone in modern-day New York, the film's producers said.
Kavner lands role in "Relatively Speaking" on Broadway

Kavner lands role in "Relatively Speaking" on Broadway

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- John Turturro has signed on to direct "Relatively Speaking," three one-act plays by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, on Broadway this fall.
Stars line up for 'Monk' milestone

Stars line up for 'Monk' milestone

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- Eric McCormack, Howie Mandel, Sarah Silverman, Sharon Lawrence and Angela Kinsey are to appear in the 100th episode of "Monk," USA Network has announced.
De Niro's 'What' to get October release

De Niro's 'What' to get October release

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Wagner/Cuban Companies announced that a release date has been set for the latest 2929 Productions film, "What Just Happened."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007.
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Penn, Willis, others join De Niro comedy

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A who's who of American actors will join Robert De Niro in "What Just Happened?" -- a comedy directed by Barry Levinson.

Filming begins on ESPN Yankees miniseries

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner will be played by Oliver Platt and John Turturro plays Billy Martin in ESPN's miniseries, "The Bronx is Burning."

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2006 with 306 to follow.
By United Press International

Matt Dillon to get IFC Gotham Award

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The Independent Film Project will honor the career of actor Matt Dillon during its 15th annual Gotham Awards ceremony in New York.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2005 with 306 to follow.
By United Press International

Winners at 56th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A list of winners at the 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards.

Nominees for 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards, which were announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2004 with 307 to follow.
By United Press International

Depp's 'Secret Window' opening earlier

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Sony Pictures has decided to open "Secret Window," starring Johnny Depp, six weeks earlier than scheduled based on favorable audience screenings.

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The sci-fi flick, "The Matrix Reloaded," won the top spot at the box office this weekend.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Yasmina Reza's 'Life' comes to Broadway

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- It shouldn't take much stamina to get through a 90-minute play, but French playwright Yasmina Reza's "Life (x) 3" begins to suck an audience's energy by the time it reaches its final scene, a repetition of the previous two scenes except for variations in
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Hollywood Digest

BOX-OFFICE PREVIEW Action-comedy, hip-hop comedy, an adaptation from popular juvenile literature, old folkies and a Latina-based comedy are playing in U.S. theaters this weekend.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: 'Neurotic' filmmakers

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- Tom DiCillo, who celebrated neurotic filmmakers in "Living in Oblivion," has always had good reviews for his films -- but getting financing is still a struggle.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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