Amazon Studios to release five new pilots in August

Amazon Studios to release five new pilots in August

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) --Amazon Studios will release five new pilots, including one by Steven Soderbergh, August 28, and viewer feedback will help determine which series are picked up.
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Eminem straddles reindeer in odd Christmas photo

Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Eminem was not about to let the Holidays go by without sending his best to his fans, and thus the rapper posted his version of a Christmas card on Instagram and Twitter on Monday.
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Joe Jonas shares Mena Suvari-inspired Christmas card

Joe Jonas shares Mena Suvari-inspired Christmas card

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Joe Jonas didn't want to miss out on all the fun (and attention) that comes with posting a Christmas card online, and thus, the former Jonas Brothers singer posted his very own version of Mena Suvari's incredibly awkward holiday greeting.
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Mena Suvari shares her delightfully awkward Christmas card photo

Mena Suvari shares her delightfully awkward Christmas card photo

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Mena Suvari and Sal Sanchez posed for an intentionally awkward holiday photo session.
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CBS considering 'Bad Teacher' adaptation

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. network CBS has tapped "My Name is Earl" writer Hilary Winston to pen a television adaptation of the film "Bad Teacher," The Hollywood Reporter said.

Student Academy film awards handed out

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 10 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented film awards to 13 students from colleges and universities worldwide at the Student Academy Awards.

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Suvari and Sestito set to divorce

Suvari and Sestito set to divorce

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Mena Suvari's publicist says the actress has filed for divorce from concert promoter Simone Sestito in a Los Angeles court.
'American Pie' reunion in the works

'American Pie' reunion in the works

LOS ANGELES, March 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Universal Pictures has confirmed it is trying to reunite the cast from the 1999 comedy "American Pie" for a new movie, EW.com said.

Actress Mena Suvari marries in Itay

VATICAN CITY, June 27 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Mena Suvari and concert producer Simone Sestito have tied the knot in Vatican City, a guest told People magazine.
Mena Suvari set to wed again

Mena Suvari set to wed again

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Mena Suvari's publicist has confirmed the Hollywood actress is engaged to music producer and concert promoter Simone Sestito.
Suvari, Modine sign up for Lifetime movie

Suvari, Modine sign up for Lifetime movie

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- Mena Suvari and Matthew Modine have signed to star in the Lifetime Original Movie "Sex & Lies in Sin City," the U.S. network said Wednesday.

Nick Nolte joining mob for 'Pittsburgh'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Nick Nolte has signed on to play a mobster in the new film, "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh," which is based on a novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon.

'Day' lets Rhames battle zombies again

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- Actor Ving Rhames has signed on to co-star in the U.S. film remake of "Day of the Dead," going head-to-head for the second time with the walking dead.

Mena Suvari in 'Day of the Dead' remake

HOLLYWOOD, July 13 (UPI) -- "American Beauty" temptress Mena Suvari is starring in the remake of the 1985 Hollywood film, "Day of the Dead," about zombies overtaking the military.
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Actress Mena Suvari arrives at the 25th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles on March 5, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen

Mena Alexandra Suvari (born February 13, 1979) is an American actress, fashion designer, and model. Shortly after beginning her career as a model, she soon transitioned into acting after appearing in guest roles on 1990's television shows such as Boy Meets World and High Incident. She made her film debut in the 1997 drama film Nowhere.

She made the transition to major roles with her performances in American Beauty, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and American Pie, both of which earned her wider attention. Since then, she appeared in Loser (2000), with her American Pie co-star, Jason Biggs, and later played the main character in the comedy film Sugar & Spice (2001). She had appearances in the 2002 independent drama Spun, and the 2004 thriller feature Trauma. She also appeared in the HBO's drama series Six Feet Under in 2004, she received a nomination as a member of the Outstanding Cast at the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2008, she was cast in a string of films, including Day of the Dead, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, and the film adaptation of The Garden of Eden.

Suvari is a model for Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve, and has been featured in several fashion blogs and magazines such as Vogue. She is a long-time supporter and activist for the esteemed African relief organization, the African Medical and Research Foundation. She is also active in female empowerment issues, and is involved with charities whose cause is breast cancer, and "End Violence Against Women" campaign.

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