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Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill in talks to join new Coen brothers film 'Hail, Caesar!'

Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill in talks to join new Coen brothers film 'Hail, Caesar!'

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) --Scarlett Johansson and Jonah Hill are in talks to join George Clooney, Josh Brolin, Channing Tatum and Tilda Swinton in new Coen brothers film "Hail, Caesar!"
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Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes to join Coen brothers film 'Hail, Caesar!'

Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes to join Coen brothers film 'Hail, Caesar!'

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) --Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes are in negotiations to join George Clooney and Josh Brolin in new Coen brothers film "Hail, Caesar!"
Annie Martin
'The Grand Budapest Hotel' becomes Wes Anderson's most successful film to date

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' becomes Wes Anderson's most successful film to date

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- "The Grand Budapest Hotel" has surpassed the $100 million mark and is officially Wes Anderson's most successful film to date.
Annie Martin
Ralph Fiennes relishes comedic role in 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

Ralph Fiennes relishes comedic role in 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- British actor Ralph Fiennes says he was thrilled to play Gustave, the ambitious and charming concierge in Wes Anderson's 1930s Europe-set comedy "The Grand Budapest Hotel," because he is such a fascinating character.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Susan Sarandon: I was stoned at almost every awards show

Susan Sarandon: I was stoned at almost every awards show

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Susan Sarandon admitted she needs a little help from a friend to get through awards shows.
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Julie Walters set for Richard Harris honor at the BIFAs

Julie Walters set for Richard Harris honor at the BIFAs

LONDON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Actress Julie Walters is to be honored at Sunday's Moet British Independent Film Awards in London, organizers announced.
Roberts, Weaver and Fiennes to be Britannia Awards presenters

Roberts, Weaver and Fiennes to be Britannia Awards presenters

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Sigourney Weaver, Julia Roberts and Ralph Fiennes will be among the presenters at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles awards ceremony.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.
By United Press International
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Gambon, Law to receive BIFA honor

Gambon, Law to receive BIFA honor

LONDON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Actors Jude Law and Michael Gambon are to be honored at next month's British Independent Film Awards ceremony in London, organizers said.
Craig explores the personal side of Bond

Craig explores the personal side of Bond

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Craig says he was happy to explore the personal side of globetrotting secret agent James Bond in "Skyfall," the latest installment in the 50-year-old 007 film franchise.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011.
By United Press International
Syfy plans James Bond holiday marathon

Syfy plans James Bond holiday marathon

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network Syfy says it plans to air 15 James Bond films during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Next James Bond film called 'Skyfall'

Next James Bond film called 'Skyfall'

LONDON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The 23rd film in the series about British secret agent James Bond will be called "Skyfall," producers said.
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TOR99092001 - 20 SEPTEMBER 1999 - TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA: Left to right: Liv Tyler, director Martha Fiennes and her brother Ralph Fiennes pose for photographers on their way into the world premiere screening of their film "Onegin" at Roy Thomson Hall during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada, September 18. jr/cc/Christine Chew UPI
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Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes ( /ˈreɪf ˈfaɪnz/; born 22 December 1962) is an English actor. He has appeared in such films as The English Patient, In Bruges, The Constant Gardener, Strange Days and Maid in Manhattan.

He is also well known for his portrayals of five infamous villains: Nazi war criminal Amon Göth in Schindler's List; serial killer Francis Dolarhyde in the 2002 film Red Dragon; Rameses II in The Prince of Egypt; Lord Victor Quartermaine in Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit; and Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter film series. Most recently, he appeared in The Reader (2008), In Bruges (2008) The Hurt Locker (2009) and as Hades in Clash of the Titans (2010).

He won a Tony Award and has been nominated twice for Academy Awards. He is also a UNICEF UK ambassador. He was praised by many for being a "perfect fit" to play the role of Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter series, books by J.K. Rowling.

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