Coen brothers penning 'Unbroken' script for Jolie to direct

Coen brothers penning 'Unbroken' script for Jolie to direct

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Ethan and Joel Coen are penning the screenplay for a film adaptation of the book "Unbroken" to be directed by Angelina Jolie, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Burnett, Elfman scoring 'Hunger Games'

Burnett, Elfman scoring 'Hunger Games'

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 28 (UPI) -- T-Bone Burnett and Danny Elfman are collaborating on the musical score for Hollywood's upcoming film adaptation of "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate said.
Badalucco joins 'Restless' cast

Badalucco joins 'Restless' cast

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Actor Michael Badalucco has signed on to play a recurring role on the U.S. soap opera "The Young and the Restless," CBS said Monday.
Goodman, Strathairn join 'Godot' cast

Goodman, Strathairn join 'Godot' cast

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- John Goodman and David Strathairn have signed on to co-star in a new Broadway production of "Waiting for Godot," the Roundabout Theatre Company said.
Brad Pitt set for big-screen 'Odyssey'

Brad Pitt set for big-screen 'Odyssey'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Warner Bros. studio is planning a big-screen adaptation of Homer's epic poem, "The Odyssey," starring Brad Pitt, Variety.com reported.
New Coen brothers film to open Sept. 12

New Coen brothers film to open Sept. 12

NEW YORK, March 3 (UPI) -- Focus Features announced Joel and Ethan Coen's new dark spy-comedy "Burn After Reading" is to hit U.S. theaters Sept. 12.
'No Country' wins best picture Oscar

'No Country' wins best picture Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- "No Country for Old Men," Joel and Ethan Coen's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel, won four Oscars in Los Angeles Sunday, including best picture.

Norton to play twins in 'Grass'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Edward Norton has signed on to play identical twins in "Leaves of Grass," a film written by actor Tim Blake Nelson.

SAG to honor Charles Durning

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Screen Actors Guild has chosen Hollywood actor Charles Durning as the recipient of its annual lifetime achievement award.

Oh, Springfield, where art thou?

SPRINGFIELD, Ore., March 8 (UPI) -- The Simpsons animated movie will premiere this summer in one of the U.S. Springfields scattered nationwide and boosters in Oregon hope their Springfield wins.

Psychiatrist: Yates got messages from TV

HOUSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Andrea Yates said she heard messages from movies and TV cartoons in the weeks before she drowned her children, a Houston psychiatrist testified Thursday.

Clooney won't limit self to serious films

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- George Clooney says the success of his new drama "Good Night, And Good Luck" doesn't mean he will only make serious movies in the future.

Sirius satellite radio to launch drama

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Sirius satellite radio is broadcasting "Theater of the New Ear," two radio dramas featuring some of Hollywood's top stars.

'Blind Boy' George Scott dead at 75

DURHAM, N.C., March 12 (UPI) -- George Scott, a founding member of the Blind Boys of Alabama, has died at the age of 75 at his home in Durham, N.C.

Bugs, Where art thou?

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The WB television network plans to re-introduce Bugs Bunny this fall in the United States as a futuristic, slimmed-down superhero.
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