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COL FB: Central Florida 23, South Florida 20

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A 52-yard touchdown throw from Blake Bortles to Breshad Perriman with 4:50 to play Friday lifted No. 19 Central Florida over South Florida 23-20.
Helen Hunt to direct self in big-screen drama 'Ride'

Helen Hunt to direct self in big-screen drama 'Ride'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and filmmaker Helen Hunt is to direct herself in "Ride," a big-screen drama she also wrote and produced, Deadline.com reported.

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Rapper Too Short booked for DUI, narcotics possession ... MGM hopes to release next James Bond movie within three years ... HBO won't order third season of Laura Dern dramedy 'Enlightened' ... Bon Jovi's 'What About Now' tops U.S. album chart ... News from United Press International.
HBO won't order third season of Laura Dern dramedy 'Enlightened'

HBO won't order third season of Laura Dern dramedy 'Enlightened'

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- HBO says it has decided not to order a third season of its U.S. dramedy series "Enlightened," starring show co-creators Laura Dern and Mike White.
'Homeland' wins big at Golden Globes

'Homeland' wins big at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Showtime's "Homeland" was named Best Drama Series and its star Claire Danes Best Actress at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Dern and White reunite for HBO series

Dern and White reunite for HBO series

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- U.S. writer-director Mike White says HBO has ordered 10 episodes of his new single-camera comedy series "Enlightened," starring Laura Dern.
Mike White to shoot HBO comedy pilot

Mike White to shoot HBO comedy pilot

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. director Mike White is reuniting with Laura Dern, one of the co-stars of his movie "Year of the Dog," for an HBO comedy pilot called "Enlightened."
Franco fond of 'Freaks' experience

Franco fond of 'Freaks' experience

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. actor James Franco says he didn't realize just what an unusual creative environment his show "Freaks and Geeks" offered until he worked on other projects.
'School of Rock 2' in the works

'School of Rock 2' in the works

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- The team involved in Hollywood's hit 2003 comedy film, "School of Rock," reportedly is assembling for a sequel.

Detroit Tiger Stadium closer to demolition

DETROIT, June 25 (UPI) -- A demolition company has started laying the groundwork for the demolition of Detroit's landmark Tiger Stadium.

'Geeks' star lands role on 'Bones'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor John Francis Daley has landed a recurring role on the Fox drama, "Bones," Zap2it.com reported Wednesday.

Mike White lines up cast for new comedy

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- Peter Sarsgaard, Regina King, John C. Reilly and Laura Dern are in talks to join Molly Shannon in the latest Hollywood comedy from Mike White.

Mike White to make directorial debut

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Paramount Classics has landed "School of Rock" writer Mike White's latest project, "Year of the Dog."

Nick Movies brings 'Ancestors' to life

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Nickelodeon Movies is bringing Jeff Stone's adventure book series "The Five Ancestors" to the big screen, it was reported Tuesday.

Black and White take on 'Them'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- "School of Rock" scribe Mike White is working on a film adaptation of Jon Ronson's book "Them" for Universal Pictures.

TBS announces all-star comedy special

ATLANTA, April 11 (UPI) -- An all-star lineup will appear in a two-hour comedy special "Earth to America" on TBS, the cable channel announced Monday.

2003 IFP Independent Spirit Award winners

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- Here is a list of winners at the 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards:

'Far from Heaven' sweeps IFP Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- "Far from Heaven" was the big winner with five awards -- including best picture -- at the 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards.

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Bruce Springsteen and Eminem top the list of performers winning Grammy Award nominations Tuesday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

2003 Independent Spirit Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles.

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"Lovely & Amazing," "Far From Heaven" and "The Good Girl" were among the films nominated for multiple Independent Spirit Awards Wednesday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Interview of the week: Jennifer Aniston

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Actor John C. Reilly has dubbed the small-town drama he stars in with Jennifer Aniston "the feel-weird movie of the year." Numerous film critics, however, are noting "The Good Girl" for Aniston's terrific dramatic turn as a depressed sales clerk -- a true
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