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Ralph Macchio attends daughter's film premiere

Ralph Macchio attends daughter's film premiere

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- Ralph Macchio attended the New York premiere of his 21-year-old daughter Julia's new movie, "Girl Most Likely."

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
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Diaz and Rodriguez break up ... Bobby Cannavale lands 'Funny Girl' role ... Tony Bennett to make Met debut ... Cheadle, Lowe to be Emmys presenters ... News from United Press International.
Diaz and Rodriguez break up

Diaz and Rodriguez break up

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz and New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez have broken up after a year of dating, UsMagazine.com said.
'Drugstore Cowboy' pleads to moniker crime

'Drugstore Cowboy' pleads to moniker crime

SEATTLE, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A U.S. author whose novel "Drugstore Cowboy" was made into a film starring Matt Dillon pleaded guilty to a crime at the center of his story, drugstore robbery.

'Evil' resides at No. 1 for weekend

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- "Resident Evil: Afterlife," with Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter, took the No. 1 spot during the weekend with $27.7 million in U.S. box office receipts.

'American' takes No. 1 at U.S. box office

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- George Clooney's "The American" took the No. 1 spot at the weekend U.S. box office with more than $12.96 million in estimated gross receipts.

'Last Exorcism' takes No. 1 spot

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The spooky "The Last Exorcism" took the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office with $21.3 million in gross receipts during the weekend.

'Gunsmoke' remake in the works

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A big-screen version of the classic Dodge City-set radio and television series "Gunsmoke" is in development, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Matt Dillon arrested for speeding in Vt.

Matt Dillon arrested for speeding in Vt.

NEWBURY, Vt., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. film star Matt Dillon has been arrested and charged with speeding in Vermont for allegedly driving 106 mph. on Interstate-91.
Dillon, Parker to present Iraq play

Dillon, Parker to present Iraq play

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Matt Dillon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Refugees International are to be the hosts of a one-night-only performance of George Packer's "Betrayed" in Washington.
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.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 18, 2008.
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Fishburne signs on for 'Armored' role

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Laurence Fishburne, French actor Jean Reno and Milo Ventimiglia are set to star in the new heist film "Armored," a report said Friday.

Tarantino honored at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino was honored Sunday with the 2008 Ray-Ban Visionary Award at the Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah.

Stars line up for Shelly Foundation gala

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A foundation created to honor the memory of filmmaker Adrienne Shelly is planning an inaugural benefit in New York to help female writers and directors.

Coppola pleads for computer's return

BUENOS AIRES , Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is imploring thieves to return a computer device they snatched from his home in Buenos Aires.

Travolta family spends summer in Conn.

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor John Travolta and his family have reportedly relocated to Greenwich, Conn., for the summer to work on the new Disney movie, “Old Dogs.”

Matt Dillon to star in 'Old Dogs'

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Actor Matt Dillon is preparing to join Robin Williams and John Travolta in Los Angeles for the shooting of Walt Disney Pictures comedy "Old Dogs."

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UPI almanac for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007.
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Actress 'suicide' now termed homicide

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A New York construction worker was charged with murder Monday in the death of actress Adrienne Shelly, which was originally ruled a suicide.

Actress Shelly allegedly commits suicide

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- New York police said that 40-year-old indie film actress Adrienne Shelly apparently committed suicide Wednesday at her Greenwich Village apartment. While the city's medical examiner has not officially pronounced the actress' cause of death, her body was f

Dillon: My performance is no impersonation

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Matt Dillon says his depiction of a down-and-out writer in the new film, "Factotum," is not meant to be an impression of author Charles Bukowski.
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