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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
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[VIDEO] Screenwriter courted for 'Blade Runner' sequel

[VIDEO] Screenwriter courted for 'Blade Runner' sequel

LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Michael Green is in talks to rewrite a screenplay for a sequel to Ridley Scott's science-fiction classic "Blade Runner," says Hollywood trade newspaper Variety.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
By United Press International

Convicted kidnapper tries to block film

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- An alleged Dutch crime boss is trying to block the release of "The Heineken Kidnapping" because he doesn't like the way he is depicted.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007.
By United Press International

Bean, Bush sign on for 'The Hitcher'

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Actors Sean Bean and Sophia Bush have climbed aboard Rogue Pictures' remake of the classic 1986 horror film, "The Hitcher."

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2006 with 342 to follow.
By United Press International

'Hitcher' remake planned

LOS ANGELES, April 18 (UPI) -- The company that produced "The Amityville Horror" is planning a remake of the 1986 horror-thriller "The Hitcher," Daily Variety said Monday.

Dueling 'Poseidon Adventure' projects

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- A battle is shaping up in Hollywood between two remakes of the 1972 disaster epic "The Poseidon Adventure."

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2005 with 342 to follow.
By United Press International

Soviet sub captain wins Hollywood suit

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Warner Brothers has lost a three-year lawsuit and paid a former Soviet submarine captain damages for his portrayal in 1997's "Hostile Waters."

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2004 with 343 to follow.
By United Press International

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Rutger Oelsen Hauer (Dutch pronunciation: ; English pronunciation: /ˈrʌtɡər ˈhaʊər/; born 23 January 1944) is a Dutch stage, television and film actor. His career began in 1969 with the title role in the popular Dutch television series "Floris", directed by Paul Verhoeven. His film credits include Flesh + Blood, Blind Fury, Blade Runner, The Hitcher, Nighthawks, Sin City, Ladyhawke, The Blood of Heroes, and Batman Begins.

Hauer is a dedicated environmentalist and has founded an AIDS awareness organization, the Rutger Hauer Starfish Foundation.

He is the father of actress Aysha Hauer and the grandfather of fashion model Leandro Maeder.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Rutger Hauer."
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