Celebrity babies get sweater surprise

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- Knitwear designer Suss Cousins has specially created two sweaters for Hollywood's most renowned babies -- Shiloh Jolie-Pitt and Suri Cruise. Suri, daughter of actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, has a sweater with a hot pink "S" knitted across the front o

'G.I. Jesus' gets CineVegas award

LAS VEGAS, June 19 (UPI) -- Carl Colpaert's film "G.I. Jesus" has been awarded the Grand Jury prize at the Las Vegas film festival, CineVegas.

'Akeelah' actress getting TV series

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- Illinois native Keke Palmer of the hit movie "Akeelah and the Bee" is having a TV series created just for her.

Videogame picks up on 'Dirty Harry' theme

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- Hollywood icons Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman and Laurence Fishburne will be seen and heard in a new videogame based the "Dirty Harry" films.

Bassett, Vance add twins to the family

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Film actress Angela Bassett and her TV actor husband, Courtney B. Vance, are celebrating the birth of their twins, it was announced Monday.

Starbucks turns to film promotion

SEATTLE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Seattle-based Starbucks is expanding its offerings of coffee and CDs to include DVDs and film promotion, it was announced Thursday.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 30, the 211th day of 2005 with 154 to follow.
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Fishburne, Seymour Hoffman join M:I III

LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) -- Laurence Fishburne and Philip Seymour Hoffman are joining the cast of "Mission: Impossible III."

Paris Hilton hacker conned way to network

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- The hackers who acquired nude photos of Paris Hilton from her cell phone used "social engineering" instead of technical wizardry, the Washington Post reports.

Maria Bello joins cast of 'Flicka' remake

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Maria Bello has joined the cast of "Flicka," Fox 2000's remake of the 1943 Roddy McDowell feature "My Friend Flicka," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Atari readies 'Matrix' game

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Gamemaker Atari will publish "The Matrix: The Path of Neo" for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC this fall, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

Feature: Revisiting a classic

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The new feature film "Assault on Precinct 13" appears to be a high-tech version of John Carpenter's 1976 movie of the same name, but in many ways it's a contemp
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'Precinct 13' remake shoots in Canada

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A remake of 1976 cult classic "Assault on Precinct 13" paints Detroit as a crime-ridden, violent city -- but the film was shot entirely in Toronto.

Ja Rule to plead innocent in assault case

TORONTO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Ja Rule is expected to plead innocent to an assault charge from a June incident at a Toronto bar, the New Jersey hip hop star's attorney said.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, July 30, the 212th day of 2004 with 154 to follow.
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Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne arrives at the premiere of "Assault on Precinct 13" at the Clearview Chelsea West Cinema in New York on January 18, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Hajna O. Moss (1985-mid 1990s), 2 children

Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor of screen and stage, as well as a playwright, director, and producer. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Morpheus in the Matrix science fiction film trilogy, and as singer-musician Ike Turner in the Tina Turner biopic What's Love Got to Do With It. He became the first African American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a major studio when he appeared in Oliver Parker's 1995 film adaption of the Shakespeare play. From 2008 to 2011, he starred as Dr. Raymond Langston on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Fishburne has won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in Two Trains Running (1992) and an Emmy Award for Drama Series Guest Actor for his performance in TriBeCa (1993).

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