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Cyrus in talks for Bonnie and Clyde series

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. singer and actress Miley Cyrus is negotiating a role as Bonnie Parker in a Lifetime and History miniseries, "Bonnie & Clyde," CNN reported.
Don Mischer to direct Oscars telecast

Don Mischer to direct Oscars telecast

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Don Mischer is to direct the Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles for a third consecutive year, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced.
Zadan, Meron to produce Oscars show

Zadan, Meron to produce Oscars show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the creative team behind the movie musicals "Hairspray" and "Chicago," are to produce the next edition of the Oscars in Los Angeles.
NBC staging 'Sound of Music'

NBC staging 'Sound of Music'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 2 (UPI) -- NBC and the Hollywood producers of "Smash," "Chicago" and "Hairspray" are teaming up for a live broadcast of "The Sound of Music," a network executive said.
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Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dancing with the Stars" were honored at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.

GLAAD hands out founders award

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received the Vito Russo Award in New York at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, the organization's Web site said.
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Queen Latifah to star in 'Steel Magnolias'

Queen Latifah to star in 'Steel Magnolias'

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- U.S. singer and actress Queen Latifah is to head up the cast of the small-screen adaptation of "Steel Magnolias," Sony Pictures Television said Monday.
Fox 2000 picks up Beach Boys flick

Fox 2000 picks up Beach Boys flick

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Fox 2000 won the bidding for a Beach Boys movie modeled on the hit stage show and movie "Mamma Mia."
Radcliffe set for 'Business' stage reading

Radcliffe set for 'Business' stage reading

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Radcliffe has signed on to star in a reading of the stage musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," in New York.
Carrey, Gyllenhaal set for 'Yankees'

Carrey, Gyllenhaal set for 'Yankees'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Jim Carrey and Jake Gyllenhaal have been cast in an updated, big-screen musical version of "Damn Yankees," Variety.com said.
Studio planning 'Hairspray' sequel

Studio planning 'Hairspray' sequel

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema reportedly is planning a sequel to the movie musical "Hairspray," which was based on a U.S. stage musical, inspired by a non-musical film.
Zellweger executive producing TV movie

Zellweger executive producing TV movie

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Renee Zellweger has signed on to executive produce a small-screen adaptation of Robert Bazell's book "Living Proof," Lifetime Television said.

Travolta wins supporting actor prize

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Organizers of the Hollywood Film Festival have named John Travolta the recipient of its Hollywood Supporting Actor of the Year Award.
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Neil Meron
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Neil Meron (born c. 1955) is an American film producer known for producing the 2002 film Chicago and the 2007 film Hairspray. With partner Craig Zadan he runs the production company "Storyline Entertainment".

Meron, born in Brooklyn, New York, attended Brooklyn College, graduating in 1976. He became Zadan's assistant with the duo working for Joseph Papp at the Public Theatre in the 1970s. They formed the production company "Storyline Entertainment", producing films and television features. He is openly gay.

Back, from Storyline Entertainment and CBS Paramount Network, is a 2009 CBS television pilot which centers on a man (Skeet Ulrich) who disappeared in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks- but who suddenly shows up, eight years later. The story follows the man as he reconnects with his family and adjusts to a world that has dramatically changed. Dean Widenmann wrote the project and will serve as supervising producer, while Storyline's Zadan and Meron will be Executive Producers.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Neil Meron."
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