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Adam Sandler named most overpaid actor by Forbes

Adam Sandler named most overpaid actor by Forbes

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Forbes doesn't find Adam Sandler's big paychecks very funny.
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Adam Sandler tops Forbes' list of overpaid actors

Adam Sandler tops Forbes' list of overpaid actors

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood, with his films making an average of $3.40 for every $1 he is paid, Forbes reported.
'Grown Ups 2' tops movies-on-demand list

'Grown Ups 2' tops movies-on-demand list

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The ensemble comedy "Grown Ups 2," starring Chris Rock, Adam Sandler and Kevin James, is the No. 1 movie-on-demand in the United States, Rentrak announced.

'Despicable' again tops at box office with $44.75 million

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- The animated "Despicable Me 2," with the voice of Steve Carell, was No. 1 at the box office for the second weekend with $44.754 million in receipts.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 26, 2013.
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Garcetti, Greuel head for LA mayor runoff

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- City Council member Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel likely will face each other in a runoff to be Los Angeles' next mayor, election returns indicated.
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Chastain, Jackson set for Kimmel's 'Movie: The Movie' sequel trailer

Chastain, Jackson set for Kimmel's 'Movie: The Movie' sequel trailer

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain and Samuel L. Jackson will appear in the trailer for Jimmy Kimmel's mock Hollywood sequel "Movie: The Movie Twovie," ABC said.

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Actress Natalie Portman named most bankable star

Actress Natalie Portman named most bankable star

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman topped Forbes magazine's list of Hollywood's most bankable stars.
Review: 'Boom' is a delightful popcorn flick

Review: 'Boom' is a delightful popcorn flick

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- From September through December, moviegoers are traditionally overwhelmed by intelligent, provocative films the producers of which hope will be rewarded early the next year with Oscar gold.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 26, 2012.
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Romano and James touring together

Romano and James touring together

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Ray Romano and Kevin James have booked a string of U.S. dates for their first co-headlining stand-up comedy tour, organizers said.

Suicidal man killed after firing at police

JUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A police officer in the small city of Justin, Texas, was shot and wounded Thursday morning as he responded to a call about a suicidal man.
James, Dawson relish physical comedy of 'Zookeeper'

James, Dawson relish physical comedy of 'Zookeeper'

Hollywood actor, writer and producer Kevin James says he was thrilled to find his "Zookeeper" co-stars Rosario Dawson and Leslie Bibb as enthusiastic about doing physical comedy as he is.
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Kevin James' wife gives birth to son

Kevin James' wife gives birth to son

BOSTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Kevin James' wife, Steffiana, has given birth in Boston to their first son, the actor's publicist said Monday.

'No Strings' conquers at the box office

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- "No Strings Attached," starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman, earned the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office this weekend with $20.3 million in gross sales.

'Hornet' buzzes to No. 1 at box office

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- "The Green Hornet," starring Seth Rogen and Jay Chou, swarmed to the No. 1 U.S. box office spot during the weekend with $34 million in gross receipts.
Ron Howard receives award in Chicago

Ron Howard receives award in Chicago

CHICAGO, June 13 (UPI) -- Actor and director Ron Howard was given a career achievement award at the 46th annual Chicago International Film Festival, officials say.
7.6M watched Kids' Choice Awards show

7.6M watched Kids' Choice Awards show

LOS ANGELES, March 29 (UPI) -- About 7.6 million total viewers tuned in for the 23rd annual Kids' Choice Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, Nickelodeon said Monday.
Rihanna to perform at Kids' Choice show

Rihanna to perform at Kids' Choice show

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Rihanna and Justin Bieber have been booked to perform at the 23rd annual Kids' Choice Awards show in Los Angeles, Nickelodeon announced.
Kevin James named Kids' Choice Awards host

Kevin James named Kids' Choice Awards host

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Comedian and actor Kevin James has been tapped to serve as host of Nickelodeon's 23rd annual Kids' Choice Awards show in Los Angeles next month.

'Mall Cop' stays No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. movie-goers kept the Kevin James comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" No. 1 for a second week in a row, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.

'Mall Cop' weighs in at No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood found his "Gran Torino" surrounded by the good, the bad and the ugly at U.S. movie theaters this weekend.

James says Sandler was vital to 'Mall Cop'

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Actor Kevin James says fellow comedian Adam Sandler was a vital part in creating the new U.S. big-screen comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop."
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