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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 6, 2014.
By United Press International
Leonardo DiCaprio howls in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Leonardo DiCaprio howls in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio says he was eager to make the fact-based film "The Wolf of Wall Street" because it reflects "everything that's wrong in today's society."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America bestowed its top honors on Alfonso Cuaron, Vince Gilligan and Beth McCarthy-Miller in Los Angeles Saturday night.
Linda Cardellini lands 'New Girl' role

Linda Cardellini lands 'New Girl' role

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Linda Cardellini is moving on from Don Draper.
Gabrielle Levy
Cary Elwes working on 'Princess Bride' memoir

Cary Elwes working on 'Princess Bride' memoir

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- British actor Cary Elwes is writing a memoir called, "As You Wish: Tales From The Princess Bride," about his most famous film role, The Hollywood Reporter said.
'The Princess Bride' is headed to Broadway

'The Princess Bride' is headed to Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Broadway's Disney Theatrical Productions says it is developing William Goldman's beloved book and movie, "The Princess Bride," as a stage work.
Emmy Awards ceremony under way in Los Angeles

Emmy Awards ceremony under way in Los Angeles

Neil Patrick Harris kicked off the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night with a segment showing him attempting to binge-view an entire TV season.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Gandolfini, Monteith to be remembered at Emmys ceremony

Gandolfini, Monteith to be remembered at Emmys ceremony

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The late TV stars James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton and Jonathan Winters are to be honored at Sunday's Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, CBS said.
Rob Reiner directing 'And So It Goes...' in Conn.

Rob Reiner directing 'And So It Goes...' in Conn.

STAMFORD, Conn., June 13 (UPI) -- Director Rob Reiner has started shooting his film "And So It Goes..." with Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton in Stamford, Conn., producers said.
Report: Frankie Valli to appear in Rob Reiner film

Report: Frankie Valli to appear in Rob Reiner film

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- U.S. crooner Frankie Valli has signed on for a role in the comedy film "And So It Goes," starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
By United Press International
Walters to host 'Best in TV' special

Walters to host 'Best in TV' special

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- ABC says it plans to air a special edition of its U.S. program "20/20" called "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time."
Reiner to direct psychological thriller

Reiner to direct psychological thriller

HOLLYWOOD, June 23 (UPI) -- Director Rob Reiner said he has agreed to helm the upcoming psychological thriller "You Belong to Me" in his first return to the genre since 1990's "Misery."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
By United Press International
Stars lining up for '30 Rock' roles

Stars lining up for '30 Rock' roles

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Matt Damon, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti and Queen Latifah have agreed to be guest stars on the new season of the U.S. sitcom "30 Rock," NBC announced.
'Flipped' premiere set for Indianapolis

'Flipped' premiere set for Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, July 1 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Rob Reiner and cast members from his new movie "Flipped" are to attend its premiere in Indianapolis next month, organizers said.
'Harry' scene-stealer Reiner dead at 94

'Harry' scene-stealer Reiner dead at 94

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Estelle Reiner, the U.S. actress-singer married to comedian Carl Reiner and the mother of filmmaker Rob Reiner, has died at the age of 94.
Friars Club to roast Matt Lauer

Friars Club to roast Matt Lauer

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- The New York Friars Club has announced plans to roast -- or mercilessly mock -- Matt Lauer, star of the "Today" show, at an upcoming ceremony.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 6, 2008.
By United Press International

'Bucket List' tops ticket sales list

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson can check doing another No. 1 movie off their to-do list -- "The Bucket List" hit the top spot in U.S. theaters this weekend.

Obama leading Clinton among celebrities

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., leads Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., when it comes to celebrity supporters in their bids for the White House.

Hillary birthday bash nets $1 million

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential front-runner Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., collected $1 million in New York in a campaign fundraiser on the eve of her 60th birthday.

When Rob Reiner met Hillary...

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Rob Reiner is throwing his support behind New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in her bid for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president.

Spinal Tap hosts exclusive auction dinner

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- The cast members of "This is Spinal Tap" are reuniting for a highest-bidder meet-and-greet in Los Angeles to benefit the Live Earth concerts.

Spinal Tap reunites for Live Earth concert

LONDON, April 25 (UPI) -- Spinal Tap, the fictitious heavy metal band in the mock-umentary "This Is Spinal Tap," will reunite at London's Wembley Stadium for the Live Earth concerts.
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