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Denis Villeneuve says 'Prisoners' cast was a dream to direct

Denis Villeneuve says 'Prisoners' cast was a dream to direct

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve says audiences care about the characters in his thriller "Prisoners" because of Aaron Guzikowski's powerful screenplay and the extraordinary performances given by his cast, which includes Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
At year's end: 2013 was an outstanding year at the cinema

At year's end: 2013 was an outstanding year at the cinema

2013 was an outstanding year for movies with a slate chock-full of thought-provoking, fact-inspired dramas, including "42," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "12 Years a Slave," "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Philomena," "Saving Mr. Banks," "Lone Survivor," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "The Dallas Buyers Club."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Report: Actress Maria Bello reveals lesbian relationship

Report: Actress Maria Bello reveals lesbian relationship

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Maria Bello explained in a first-person article in The New York Times how she told her 12-year-old son about her lesbian partner.
Maria Bello reveals longtime girlfriend in column

Maria Bello reveals longtime girlfriend in column

Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Maria Bello comes out in an open letter about her relationship with another woman.
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Mariska Hargitay gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star next to her mother's

Mariska Hargitay gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star next to her mother's

(UPI) --The "Law and Order: SVU" star is honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star situated right next to her famous mother's -- actress Jayne Mansfield.
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Jackman talks about the responsibility of starring in 'Prisoners'

Jackman talks about the responsibility of starring in 'Prisoners'

Australian actor Hugh Jackman, a married father of two, says he felt a tremendous responsibility to the real-life families of kidnapped children as he made his new thriller "Prisoners."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Gravity,' 'Prisoners' to screen at Toronto film festival

'Gravity,' 'Prisoners' to screen at Toronto film festival

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- The big-screen dramas "Prisoners" and "Gravity" have been added to the lineup of September's Toronto International Film Festival, Warner Bros. announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 18, 2013.
By United Press International

Michelle Obama, daughters see Beyonce

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 27 (UPI) -- First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia attended one of Beyonce's first shows since she gave birth, concert-goers in Atlantic City, N.J., said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
By United Press International
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People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
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Bello lands role in Fox series 'Touch'

Bello lands role in Fox series 'Touch'

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) -- Former "Prime Suspect" star Maria Bello has signed on for a role in the new U.S. drama series "Touch," Deadline.com reported.
'Community,' 'Suspect' not canceled

'Community,' 'Suspect' not canceled

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- "Community" and "Prime Suspect" haven't been canceled, though they are not on NBC's mid-season schedule, network sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
NBC orders more 'Prime Suspect'

NBC orders more 'Prime Suspect'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- NBC has ordered six additional episodes of its New York-set police drama "Prime Suspect," Deadline.com reported Wednesday.
Quinn to co-star in 'Prime Suspect'

Quinn to co-star in 'Prime Suspect'

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Actor Aidan Quinn has been cast in the U.S. re-make of the iconic British drama series, "Prime Suspect," Deadline reported Thursday.
Stars line up to be 'SVU' guests

Stars line up to be 'SVU' guests

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Henry Ian Cusick, Joan Cusack and Maria Bello have signed up to be guest stars on the U.S. police procedural "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," NBC said.
Bello to star in new HBO crime series

Bello to star in new HBO crime series

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Maria Bello is developing and set to star in a new HBO crime series, Variety.com reported Tuesday.
Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Organizers of Film Independent's 2008 Spirit Awards said dozens of Hollywood's biggest stars are planning to attend the upcoming show in Santa Monica, Calif.

'Mummy' flick to premiere early in China

SHANGHAI, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The latest installment of Hollywood's blockbuster "Mummy" franchise will debut in Beijing a week before its U.S. release, Variety.com reported Wednesday.

Bello signs up for 'Mummy' role

HOLLYWOOD, May 14 (UPI) -- The third incarnation of "The Mummy" is getting a new leading lady with Maria Bello replacing Rachel Weisz in the Hollywood action-adventure film. Bello will portray Evelyn Carnahan O'Connell, the role played by Weisz in the first two "Mummy" movies, Vari

Acting teacher Fred Kareman dies

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- Acting teacher Fred Kareman, who trained actors such as Mary Steenburgen, Marissa Tomei and Maria Bello, died in New York of heart disease at the age of 77.

'Book Club' film garners new members

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Three more actors have joined the cast of a Hollywood adaptation of the Karen Joy Fowler novel, "The Jane Austen Book Club."

Cast of 'The Jane Austin Book Club'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Writer/director Robin Swicord's "The Jane Austen Book Club" has seen a fair amount of cast addition, including two well-known U.S. television stars.

New York Film Critics hail 'Brokeback'

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- "Brokeback Mountain" was the big winner at the New York Film Critics Circle's 71st annual awards gala.

'Constant Gardener' is critic's favorite

LONDON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- "The Constant Gardener" garnered seven nominations Wednesday to lead the field for the 26th London Film Critics' Circle Awards.
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