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'Loud' role lured new mom Bullock back to work

'Loud' role lured new mom Bullock back to work

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock says she wasn't eager to go back to work after she adopted her newborn son, won her first Oscar, then watched her marriage to reality TV star Jesse James collapse in 2010.
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Spielberg, Pitt, Streep attend Oscar lunch

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, George Clooney and Steven Spielberg were among those who attended Monday's Oscar nominees luncheon in Los Angeles.
'Hugo' leads with 11 Oscar nods

'Hugo' leads with 11 Oscar nods

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" led the field with 11 nods, including one for Best Picture, when Oscar nominations were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
'Robin Hood' to screen at Cannes film fest

'Robin Hood' to screen at Cannes film fest

CANNES, France, March 26 (UPI) -- "Robin Hood," director Ridley Scott's retelling of the classic adventure tale, will screen at the opening of France's 63rd Festival de Cannes, organizers said.
Max von Sydow joins 'Tudors' cast

Max von Sydow joins 'Tudors' cast

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Swedish movie actor Max von Sydow has joined the cast of "The Tudors" for its third season, Showtime announced Monday.

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Today is Monday, April 10, the 100th day of 2006 with 265 to follow.
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Cannes to honor 'Star Wars' Lucas

CANNES, France, May 6 (UPI) -- The Cannes International Film Festival readied a tribute to "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and an honor for his more than 30-year career, the BBC reports.

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Today is Sunday, April 10, the 100th day of 2005 with 265 to follow.
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Soviet sub captain wins Hollywood suit

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Warner Brothers has lost a three-year lawsuit and paid a former Soviet submarine captain damages for his portrayal in 1997's "Hostile Waters."
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Max von Sydow ( /vɒn ˈsiːdoʊ/; Swedish: ; born 10 April 1929) is a Swedish actor. He has also held French citizenship since 2002. He has starred in many movies and had supporting roles in dozens more. He has performed in movies filmed in many languages, including Swedish, Norwegian, English, Italian, German, Danish, French and Spanish.

Some of his most memorable film roles include knight Antonius Block in Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (the first of his eleven films with Bergman and the film that includes the iconic shot of his career in the scene where he plays chess with Death), Jesus in George Stevens's The Greatest Story Ever Told, Father Merrin in Friedkin's The Exorcist, Joubert the assassin in Three Days of the Condor, and Ming the Merciless in the 1980 version of Flash Gordon.

Von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow to a wealthy family in Lund, Skåne, Sweden. His father, Carl Wilhelm von Sydow, was an ethnologist and professor of Irish, Scandinavian and comparative folklore at the University of Lund. His mother, Baroness Greta (née Rappe), was a school teacher. Von Sydow was brought up as a Lutheran and later became an agnostic.

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