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'Argo,' 'Beasts,' 'Pi' up for top producing prize

'Argo,' 'Beasts,' 'Pi' up for top producing prize

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Django Unchained" are among the Producers Guild of America's nominees for Best Picture of 2012.
De Niro to be honored at Hollywood Awards

De Niro to be honored at Hollywood Awards

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro is to be honored at the Hollywood Film Awards for his work in David O. Russell's movie "Silver Linings Playbook."
'Bridget Jones's Baby' still a-go

'Bridget Jones's Baby' still a-go

LONDON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Production on the third romantic comedy about British spinster Bridget Jones has been delayed, not scrapped, the film's producers said.

U.K. Film Council to be shuttered

LONDON, July 26 (UPI) -- Britain's Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced plans to abolish the U.K. Film Council as a cost-cutting measure, the BBC said Monday.

Universal makes 2-film deal with Wright

UNIVERSAL CITY , Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. firm Universal Pictures and Britain's Working Title Films say they signed a two-picture deal with Joe Wright, the British director who helmed "Atonement."

Kevin Bacon on for 'Frost/Nixon'

HOLLYWOOD, June 4 (UPI) -- Kevin Bacon has joined the cast of the Hollywood adaptation of the Tony award-nominated play "Frost/Nixon." The play is based on a series of televised interviews that David Frost had with former President Nixon in 1977.

Julia Roberts and Working Title team up

CANNES, France, May 20 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts announced at France's Cannes Film Festival that she is once again teaming up with Working Title Films for a new untitled project.

Universal, Working Title ink 7-year pact

LONDON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Working Title productions officers Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, based in London, reached a seven-year contract with California-based Universal Studio. While no major changes at Working Title are planned, Fellner said he'd like to expand the company's prod

Report: 'Bridget' duo to stay at Universal

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- British filmmakers Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner reportedly were set to renew their relationship with Hollywood's Universal Pictures.

Cate Blanchett to star in 'Cancer Vixen'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Actress Cate Blanchett has been signed on to star in "Cancer Vixen: A True Story," the memoir by cartoonist Marisa Acocella Marchetto.

Showtime adds four dramas to fall lineup

HOLLYWOOD, June 14 (UPI) -- Showtime has picked up four pilot dramas about a likeable serial killer, gorgeous prostitutes, a scheming lawyer and Britain's notorious King Henry VIII.

'Vera Drake' pulls top honors

LONDON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- "Vera Drake," a drama about a 1950s abortionist, was best film and Imelda Staunton was best actress in the 2004 Evening Standard British Film Awards.
Tim Bevan

Tim Bevan, CBE (born 1958) is a film producer.

Bevan was born in Queenstown, New Zealand. He co-founded Working Title Films in London with Sarah Radclyffe in the 1980s. (Eric Fellner now partners Tim Bevan at Working Title Films). Among Bevan's more than 40 films as producer or executive producer are Moonlight and Valentino, Fargo, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Love Actually, Notting Hill, Elizabeth, Bridget Jones's Diary, Atonement, and Frost/Nixon.

Working Title Films signed a deal with Universal Studios in 1999 for a reported $600 (USD) million, which gave Bevan and Fellner the power to commission projects with a budget of up to $35 (USD) million without having to consult their paymasters.

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