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Jennifer Jason Leigh cast in Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

Jennifer Jason Leigh cast in Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) --Jennifer Jason Leigh will portray prisoner Daisy Domergue in Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight."
Annie Martin
Quentin Tarantino to shoot 'The Hateful Eight' in Colorado

Quentin Tarantino to shoot 'The Hateful Eight' in Colorado

DENVER, Oct. 1 (UPI) --Colorado will host the filming of Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" after beating out competitors with a $5 million incentive package.
Veronica Linares
Lili Simmons, David Arquette to star in 'Bone Tomahawk'

Lili Simmons, David Arquette to star in 'Bone Tomahawk'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) --"True Detective" actress Lili Simmons and David Arquette will star alongside Kurt Russell and Patrick Wilson in violent Western "Bone Tomahawk."
Annie Martin
Quentin Tarantino announces 'The Hateful Eight,' 'Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair'

Quentin Tarantino announces 'The Hateful Eight,' 'Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair'

SAN DIEGO, July 29 (UPI) --Quentin Tarantino confirmed he is making "The Hateful Eight," and announced he will release an extended version of "Kill Bill" in 2015.
Annie Martin
Kurt Russell to star in Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

Kurt Russell to star in Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) --Kurt Russell confirmed his role in Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" earlier this week, and said the movie should start production in 2015.
Annie Martin
'Stargate' reboot in the works at MGM and Warner Bros.

'Stargate' reboot in the works at MGM and Warner Bros.

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) --A new movie trilogy based on the 1994 film "Stargate" is currently in the works at MGM and Warner Bros.
Annie Martin
Quentin Tarantino says he will rework script for 'The Hateful Eight' after leak

Quentin Tarantino says he will rework script for 'The Hateful Eight' after leak

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Quentin Tarantino said during a live reading of "The Hateful Eight" that he will be writing a new draft of the shelved project.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 17, 2014.
By United Press International
Paul Walker's $25 million estate will go to his daughter

Paul Walker's $25 million estate will go to his daughter

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The late actor reportedly left his entire estate to his 15-year-old daughter, Meadow.
Kate Stanton
Paul Walker's death has led to 'catastrophic' 'Fast & Furious 7' script rewrites, says Kurt Russell

Paul Walker's death has led to 'catastrophic' 'Fast & Furious 7' script rewrites, says Kurt Russell

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The "Fast & Furious" star discussed the film's production troubles at the Sundance Film Festival.
Kate Stanton
Kurt Russell to co-star in 'Fast and Furious 7' [UPDATE]

Kurt Russell to co-star in 'Fast and Furious 7' [UPDATE]

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Kurt Russell has joined the cast of the action flick "Fast and Furious 7," MTV.com reported.

Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell sell Malibu beach house

MALIBU, Calif., July 27 (UPI) -- Hollywood couple Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell closed on the sale of their beachfront home in Malibu for $9.5 million, sources told the Los Angeles Times.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 17, 2013
By United Press International
Cohen, Russell leave 'Django' cast

Cohen, Russell leave 'Django' cast

NEW ORLEANS, May 11 (UPI) -- Sacha Baron Cohen and Kurt Russell have dropped out of Quentin Tarantino's 19th century-set American drama, "Django Unchained."

Slavery backdrop for new Tarantino film

HOLLYWOOD, April 14 (UPI) -- Director Quentin Tarantino has an all-star cast lined up for his new picture "Django Unchained," an adventure set in the pre-Civil War slavery system.
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Actor Kurt Russell warms up before the Bob Hope Classic at PGA West in La Quinta, California on January 23, 2010. The tournament teams professional and amateur golfers with celebrities and has been raising money for a variety of charities since 1960. (UPI/David Silpa)
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Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American television and film actor. His first acting roles were as a child in television series, including a lead role in the Western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the 1970s, he signed a ten-year contract with the Walt Disney Company, where he became, according to Robert Osborne, the "studio's top star of the '70s". In 1979, Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for the made-for-television film Elvis.

In 1983, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his performance opposite Meryl Streep in the 1984 film, Silkwood. During the 1980s, Russell was cast in several films by director John Carpenter, including anti-hero roles such as former air force hero-turned robber Snake Plissken in the futuristic action film Escape from New York, Antarctic helicopter pilot R.J. MacReady in the horror film The Thing (1982), and truck driver Jack Burton in the dark kung-fu comedy/action film Big Trouble in Little China (1986), all of which have since become cult films.

In 1994, he had a starring role in the military/science fiction film Stargate. In the mid-2000s, his portrayal of U.S. Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks in Miracle (2004) won the praise of critics. In 2006, he appeared in the disaster-thriller Poseidon, and in 2007 Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof segment from the film Grindhouse.

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