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Trial set for March in Florida polo magnate's DUI death case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A Florida judge set a March date Tuesday for the second trial of John Goodman, the Palm Beach polo king charged with killing a man in a drunk-driving crash.

'Prisoners' captures weekend box office

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- "Prisoners," a thriller starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $21.43 million.

'Insidious' creeps its way to box office No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- "Insidious Chapter 2," starring Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson, was No. 1 at the box office during the weekend with $41.05 million.
'The Conjuring' earns $100M at the domestic box office

'The Conjuring' earns $100M at the domestic box office

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The critically acclaimed supernatural thriller "The Conjuring" surpassed $100 million at the North American box office during its third weekend in theaters.

'Conjuring' rides horror to top of weekend box office

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) -- The horror film "The Conjuring," starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, creeped its way to the top of the weekend box office with $41.53 million in receipts.
Milian to guest star on 'Gifted Man'

Milian to guest star on 'Gifted Man'

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Singer and actress Christina Milian is to guest star on a February episode of the U.S. drama series "A Gifted Man," CBS announced Tuesday.
Wilson-Ehle drama gets premiere date

Wilson-Ehle drama gets premiere date

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- CBS says it has set a September start date for its new U.S. drama "A Gifted Man," starring Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle and Margo Martindale.
Goldberg, Leary named Tribeca jurors

Goldberg, Leary named Tribeca jurors

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Whoopi Goldberg, David O. Russell, Rainn Wilson, Anna Kendrick, Michael Cera and Denis Leary are to serve on the jury of New York's Tribeca Film Festival.

'Hop' hares its way to No. 1 at box office

LOS ANGELES, April 3 (UPI) -- The animated "Hop," featuring the voice of Russell Brand, jumped to the top of the U.S. box office during the weekend with more than $38.11 million.
Patrick Wilson to star in CBS pilot

Patrick Wilson to star in CBS pilot

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Patrick Wilson says he has signed on for a role in an untitled CBS pilot about a surgeon who has access to the afterlife.

Man who claimed paralysis caught dancing

ORLANDO, Fla., April 25 (UPI) -- An Orlando, Fla., man caught dancing has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for faking paralysis to collect benefits, said the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Katie Holmes to guest star on 'Stone'

Katie Holmes to guest star on 'Stone'

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Katie Holmes is to guest star in an episode of the TV drama "Eli Stone," ABC announced Wednesday.
Katie Holmes to make B'way debut in 'Sons'

Katie Holmes to make B'way debut in 'Sons'

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Katie Holmes is set to make her Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," one of the show's producers announced Monday.

Perrotta, Field co-wrote 'Children' script

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. novelist Tom Perrotta says he was pleased film director Todd Field wanted his help in bringing his book, "Little Children," to the big screen.

Weezer files suit against Miller Brewing

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The rock group Weezer has filed suit in Los Angeles against the Miller Brewing Co. over a series of magazine advertisements.

Wilson: 'Children' makes audiences think

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Patrick Wilson says he is pleased his film, "Little Children," portrays a sex offender as a complicated man -- not just a moustache-twirling villain.

Cuomo says Weezer has wheezed away

TOKYO, July 12 (UPI) -- Weezer vocalist Rivers Cuomo says his move to Japan is probably the swan song for the California rock band.

'Barefoot in the Park' to leave Broadway

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- The star-studded Broadway revival of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" will close after its May 31 matinee, producers have announced.

Broadway meets Country fundraiser planned

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Broadway and country stars will combine for a one-night fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, it was announced Wednesday.

Feature: Film version OK by 'Phantom' vet

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- As the long-awaited movie version of "The Phantom of the Opera" comes to theaters, the man who holds the record for singing the role in more performances than a
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: Emmys are HBO's show

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- When the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, the continued dominance of cable -- and HBO i
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards, which were announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Wilson praises 'Alamo' co-star Thornton

AUSTIN, Texas, March 29 (UPI) -- Broadway actor Patrick Wilson said in Texas he learned a lot about film acting by watching Billy Bob Thornton, his co-star in the new western, "The Alamo."

Feature: The 'Sunset Blvd.' all-stars

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- An all-star cast headed by Oscar-winners Anjelica Huston and Sir Ben Kingsley is preparing for a reading of Billy Wilder's classic film "Sunset Blvd." in Hollyw
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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