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'American Horror Story' renamed 'Asylum'

'American Horror Story' renamed 'Asylum'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- "American Horror Story" creator Ryan Murphy says the second season of the anthology series will be called "Asylum," a nod to its mental-institution setting.
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Consuelos joins 'Horror Story' cast

Consuelos joins 'Horror Story' cast

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Actor and TV personality Mark Consuelos has joined Season 2 of FX's "American Horror Story," EW.com reported.

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No second season planned for 'Camelot'

No second season planned for 'Camelot'

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network Starz says it is not renewing its period drama "Camelot" for a second season.
Fiennes fired up by new take on 'Camelot'

Fiennes fired up by new take on 'Camelot'

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- British actor Joseph Fiennes says he signed on to play Merlin in "Camelot" because the producers convinced him the TV series would be completely different from previous versions of the oft-told tale.
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'Camelot' TV series to debut in April

'Camelot' TV series to debut in April

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. cable network Starz says it has set an April start date for its original series, "Camelot," starring Joseph Fiennes as the iconic wizard Merlin.
'Camelot' starts shooting in Ireland

'Camelot' starts shooting in Ireland

BRAY, Ireland, July 21 (UPI) -- Principal photography has begun at Ireland's Ardmore Studios on the new romantic adventure series "Camelot," Starz said Wednesday.
Report: ABC cancels 'Scrubs,' 'Flash'

Report: ABC cancels 'Scrubs,' 'Flash'

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) -- ABC has canceled its U.S. series "Romantically Challenged," "Scrubs" and "FlashForward," sources told EW.com.
ABC orders full season of 'FlashForward'

ABC orders full season of 'FlashForward'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- ABC says it has ordered a full season of its new Los Angeles-set drama series "FlashForward," starring Joseph Fiennes and Sonya Walger.
Union joins cast of 'FlashForward'

Union joins cast of 'FlashForward'

LOS ANGELES, July 28 (UPI) -- Actress Gabrielle Union is joining the cast of the new U.S. fall drama series "FlashForward," ABC said Tuesday.

ABC picks up 'Flash Forward' sci-fi pilot

LOS ANGELES, May 9 (UPI) -- The science fiction pilot "Flash Forward" has been picked up by ABC and given a 13-episode order, the network says.

Actor 'deeply upset' with Blair, Iraqi war

LONDON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- British actor and Labor Party supporter Richard Wilson is upset with Prime Minister Tony Blair over his handling of the war in Iraq.

'Showgirls' worst sex scene ever

LONDON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Britain's Empire magazine says the worst movie sex scene ever is "Showgirls'" swimming pool tryst between Elizabeth Berkley and Kyle MacLachlan.

Berlin film fest kicks off

BERLIN, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Stars lined up Thursday for the Berlin Film Festival, which begins with the premiere of "Man to Man," with Joseph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas. "Man to Man," based on Regis Wargnier's tale of 19th-century anthropologists searching for the missing link

Al Pacino took pay cut to star in 'Venice'

CANNES, France, May 13 (UPI) -- Al Pacino wanted so much to star in "The Merchant of Venice," a new film promoted at the Cannes Film Festival, he waived his multi-million dollar salary.

Paltrow to perform for Charles, Camilla

LONDON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Film star Gwyneth Paltrow is to give a royal command performance for Prince Charles, the London Sun reported Thursday.
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