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Warriors give Curry extension

Warriors give Curry extension

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The Golden State Warriors said Wednesday guard Stephen Curry has signed a deal reported to be for four years and worth $44 million.
Warriors to build arena in San Francisco

Warriors to build arena in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22 (UPI) -- The Golden State Warriors will move across the bay to downtown San Francisco in 2017 and play in a new arena on the waterfront, the team said Tuesday.

Magic, new Dodgers owners introduced

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson and the other new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers were introduced Wednesday at Dodger Stadium, promising successes to come.
Wahlberg, Berry set for 'House' chats

Wahlberg, Berry set for 'House' chats

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. film stars Mark Wahlberg and Halle Berry, and U.K. director Danny Boyle have been booked as guests on the Season 2 premiere of "In the House," Starz said.
Encore orders Season 2 of 'In the House'

Encore orders Season 2 of 'In the House'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Encore says it has renewed "In the House," its half-hour Hollywood news and interview show anchored by Peter Bart and Peter Guber, for a second season.

New Line Cinema thriving with Warner Bros.

LOS ANGELES, June 7 (UPI) -- New Line Cinema has bucked the odds and is doing well since falling under the umbrella of fellow U.S. film studio Warner Bros., an industry official says.
Rimes, Arquette to star in Lifetime movie

Rimes, Arquette to star in Lifetime movie

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian and Rosanna Arquette have been hired to appear in the U.S. television movie "Nora Roberts' Northern Lights," Lifetime said.

Steven Spielberg to make specialty films

LOS ANGELES, June 9 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg says he may make specialty films that are lower-budgeted now that DreamWorks has been bought by Paramount.

Hollywood to remake 'The Birds'

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- Plans are under way in Hollywood for a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror film "The Birds," The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

Analysis: Independents' day in Hollywood?

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Conventional wisdom holds that independent movies scored big at this year's Oscar nominations, but a closer look suggests that the major studios pretty much had it their way.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Analysis: Show trial?

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- When a Saks Fifth Avenue security official testified at Winona Ryder's trial that the Oscar-nominated actress admitted shoplifting but said it was part of her p
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Opening statements in Winona Ryder trial

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- In opening statements at Winona Ryder's shoplifting trial in Beverly Hills Monday, prosecutors told jurors that Ryder went into a Saks Fifth Avenue store intend

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Richard Harris will be remembered by his family at a small private funeral service in London. The ashes of the 72-year-old Irish actor, who died Friday of Hodgkin's Disease, will then be scattered in the Bahamas, where he had a home, said his agent Sharon
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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Peter Guber
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Howard Peter Guber (born. March 2, 1942 in Newton, Massachusetts) is an American film producer and executive. Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, Guber has been an important figure in the entertainment industry for over thirty years, becoming an influential executive in the entertainment and communications industries. Films he personally produced or executive produced, including Rain Man, Batman, The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey, The Witches of Eastwick, Missing and Flashdance, have earned over three billion dollars worldwide and garnering more than 50 Academy Award nominations. Guber is also co-owner of the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Law and Juris Doctorate degrees and admission to the New York and California Bars, Guber was recruited by Columbia Pictures in 1968 while pursuing an MBA degree at New York University’s Graduate School of Business. Within three years, he became Studio Chief, and during his tenure at the creative helm, Columbia had record-breaking profits with box office hits including Shampoo, Taxi Driver, Tommy, The Way We Were and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

Guber launched his career as an independent film producer with The Deep, which became one of Columbia’s top box office successes of all time. His next film, Midnight Express, earned seven Academy Award nominations for Columbia including “Best Picture,” a Golden Globe for “Best Picture”, and a place in film history with the National Association of Theater Owners naming Guber “Producer of the Year.”

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