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See Quvenzhane Wallis sing in the new 'Annie' trailer

See Quvenzhane Wallis sing in the new 'Annie' trailer

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Watch the trailer for Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis' modern adaptation of "Annie."
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Director Adam McKay says there won't be an 'Anchorman 3'

Director Adam McKay says there won't be an 'Anchorman 3'

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- "Anchorman" and "Anchorman 2" director Adam McKay says he will "definitely say no" to a third film.
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Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
Brian Williams, Lester Holt do 'Rapper's Delight' in 'Tonight Show' video mashup

Brian Williams, Lester Holt do 'Rapper's Delight' in 'Tonight Show' video mashup

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon aired a mash-up video of NBC anchors Brian Williams and Lester Holt singing the 1979 Sugarhill Gang hit.
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'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' premiere seen by 11.3M viewers

'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' premiere seen by 11.3M viewers

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Monday's series premiere of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in New York was watched by 11.3 million viewers, NBC said Tuesday.
'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.
Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith present 'The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing' [VIDEO]

Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith present 'The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing' [VIDEO]

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Will Smith joined Jimmy Fallon for a dance tutorial on the late-night host's first ever "Tonight Show."
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Colin Farrell says working with Eva Marie Saint was 'a dream'

Colin Farrell says working with Eva Marie Saint was 'a dream'

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Irish actor Colin Farrell, who has expressed in the past his great esteem for film legends like Peter O'Toole and Elizabeth Taylor, says sharing the screen with Eva Marie Saint in the supernatural romance "Winter's Tale" was a career highlight for him.
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Jimmy Fallon names first-week guest lineup

Jimmy Fallon names first-week guest lineup

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Jerry Seinfeld, Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake will sit down with Jimmy Fallon for his first week hosting the "Tonight Show."
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'Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' books Will Smith, U2 for premiere

'Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' books Will Smith, U2 for premiere

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Will Smith and U2 have been booked for the first episode of "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" in New York, NBC announced Monday.
Will Smith says he won't appear in 'Independence Day' sequel

Will Smith says he won't appear in 'Independence Day' sequel

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Hollywood film actor Will Smith has declined to star in the planned sequel to his 1996 blockbuster "Independence Day," Deadline.com reported.

Writers guild announces award winners in LA, New York

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America named "Her" the Best Original Screenplay and "Captain Phillips" Best Adapted Screenplay at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.
Will Smith, U2 to be Jimmy Fallon's first 'Tonight' guests

Will Smith, U2 to be Jimmy Fallon's first 'Tonight' guests

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Will Smith and U2 have been booked as guests on the Feb. 17 premiere of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in New York, NBC announced.
Will Smith on James Avery: 'Every young man needs an Uncle Phil'

Will Smith on James Avery: 'Every young man needs an Uncle Phil'

Jan. 6 (UPI) -- "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's" James Avery died December 31 from complications following heart surgery.
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Will Smith remembers former co-star James Avery

Will Smith remembers former co-star James Avery

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Will Smith says he is a better actor and person because he worked with the late James Avery on the sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air."
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Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, film producer and pop rapper. He has enjoyed success in music, television and film. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor on the planet. Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammy Awards.

In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran for nearly six years (1990–1996) on NBC and has been syndicated consistently on various networks since then. In the mid-1990s, Smith transitioned from television to film, and ultimately starred in numerous blockbuster films that received broad box office success. In fact, he is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office as well as being the only actor to have eight consecutive films in which he starred open at the #1 spot in the domestic box office tally.

Fourteen of the 19 fiction films he has acted in have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of over $100 million, and 4 of them took in over $500 million in global box office receipts. His most financially successful films have been Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, Independence Day, Men in Black, Men in Black II, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness, I Am Legend, Hancock, Wild Wild West, Enemy of the State, Shark Tale, Hitch and Seven Pounds. He also earned critical praise for his performances in Six Degrees of Separation, Ali and The Pursuit of Happyness, receiving Best Actor Oscar nominations for the latter two.

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