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Chastain to star in 'Heiress' on B'way

Chastain to star in 'Heiress' on B'way

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Jessica Chastain, who starred in some of the most celebrated films of 2011, is to make her Broadway debut in "The Heiress," the play's producers said.
People in the news

People in the news

The latest news on today's hottest celebrities ...
By United Press International
Producers guild to honor Spielberg

Producers guild to honor Spielberg

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America says it plans to honor producer, director and writer Steven Spielberg with its 2012 David O. Selznick Achievement Award.
Aniston, Keys to direct Lifetime anthology

Aniston, Keys to direct Lifetime anthology

LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore and Patty Jenkins have signed on to direct an anthology of short films to air on U.S. television.
Paula Wagner stepping down as CEO of UA

Paula Wagner stepping down as CEO of UA

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Paula Wagner is stepping down from her chief executive officer post at United Artists so she can concentrate on producing films, the Hollywood studio said.

WGA, UA reach independent agreement

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The striking Writers Guild of America and United Artists Films said Monday they have reached a mutually beneficial independent agreement.
Report: WGA near deal with UA

Report: WGA near deal with UA

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The union representing striking Hollywood writers is reportedly close to a deal that will allow filmmaker Tom Cruise's company to hire union writers.

Cruise commits to WWII film

HOLLYWOOD, March 21 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise has signed up to star in a Hollywood thriller about the real-history plot by German generals to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II.

Celebrities flock to TomKat wedding party

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- In the first post-wedding celebration for stars Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, countless celebrities offered their congratulations at a California party.

Tom Cruise tabs 'Lambs' for United Artists

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- As part of his new alliance with Hollywood's United Artists film studio, actor Tom Cruise has signed on to star in the upcoming drama, "Lions to Lambs."

MGM cuts surprise deal with Tom Cruise

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise and his producing partner, Paula Wagner, have formed a partnership with United Artists, the Hollywood Reporter said Thursday. Cruise will become a UA producer and Wagner will be named chief executive of the MGM division. The pair will have auth

Cruise, Wagner relocate to MGM Tower

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner have relocated their production company to Los Angeles' MGM Hotel after leaving the Paramount Pictures lot.

Cruise to finance films with hedge funds

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Tom Cruise, who was recently dropped by Paramount Pictures, plans to finance new ventures through hedge funds because they provide more "freedom."

Paramount Pictures dumps Tom Cruise

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures Tuesday ended its 14-year affiliation with Tom Cruise's U.S. production company, saying the actor's recent behavior has been "unacceptable."
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Paula Wagner (born 12 December 1946) is an American film producer and film executive.

Wagner began her career at Creative Artists Agency. In 1993, she launched Cruise/Wagner Productions (C/W) with her former CAA client Tom Cruise. C/W's first film, Mission: Impossible, was an international hit that brought the company the 1997 Nova Award for Most Promising Producers. Wagner went on to produce Without Limits, Shattered Glass, Narc, The Others, Vanilla Sky, and The Last Samurai, Mission: Impossible II, Mission: Impossible III, and Steven Spielberg's War Of The Worlds for which she was the executive producer.

Wagner paired Tom Cruise with Oliver Stone for Born on the Fourth of July, with Kilmer on The Doors, and helped him cast JFK.

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