Moore, Ryder to star in 'Pippa Lee'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. actresses Julianne Moore and Winona Ryder are set to star in director Rebecca Miller's screen adaptation of her novel "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 29, 2007.
By United Press International

Ryder, Rourke join 'The Informers'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood actors Winona Ryder and Mickey Rourke have signed on to star in the film adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' short-story collection "The Informers."

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Four valuable bulldog puppies stolen ... Colorado woman sells snowballs online ... New 'video portraits' create buzz ... Cat named stationmaster ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

New 'video portraits' create buzz

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Multimedia pioneer Robert Wilson of New York is in the business of creating high-definition "video portraits."

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006.
By United Press International

Ryder sees reality in 'A Scanner Darkly'

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Actress Winona Ryder says the theme of paranoia in the movie, "A Scanner Darkly," based on Philip Dick's novel, has relevance in the United States now.

Winona Ryder back on screen in 'Darkly'

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- Winona Ryder is back in demand in Hollywood, with her new science-fiction film, "A Scanner Darkly," which was previewed at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

Winona Ryder to star in 'Sex and Death'

LOS ANGELES, June 2 (UPI) -- Actress Winona Ryder has signed on to star with Simon Baker in an indie film by Daniel Waters, who propelled her to stardom with "Heathers."

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2005 with 63 to follow.
By United Press International

Hugh Grant's arrest site immortalized

LONDON, June 29 (UPI) -- An enormous landscape of the spot in Hollywood where actor Hugh Grant was arrested with a prostitute is being immortalized in a famous London art gallery.

Ryder unhappy to be known as a felon

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Actress Winona Ryder says she did the crime, served the time, and doesn't like being treated like a felon anymore.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2004 with 63 to follow.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Sun, seaweed nurture winning pumpkin ... Sally Hershberger jeans to cost $1,000 ... 'Alamo Amour' gets charged-up pair charged ... San Francisco Zoo gets two grizzlies ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Sally Hershberger jeans to cost $1,000

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. hairstylist Sally Hershberger, who gave Meg Ryan her sexy, shaggy hairdo for the film "French Kiss," has developed Shagg Downtown jeans costing $1,000.

Country singer Mindy McCready arrested

NASHVILLE, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Country singer Mindy McCready has been arrested in Nashville for alleging using a false prescription to obtain the painkiller OxyContin.

Smoking in films encourages teens to smoke

SAN DIEGO, June 29 (UPI) -- Teenage girls are more likely to start smoking if they see their favorite movie stars puffing away on-screen, a U.S. study had found.

Winona Ryder no longer a felon

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 21 (UPI) -- The judge in the 2001 shoplifting case against actress Winona Ryder has reduced her felony convictions to misdemeanors, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

Stars line up for 'A Scanner Darkly'

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actors Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder and Robert Downey Jr. are set to star in "A Scanner Darkly," based on Philip K. Dick's book.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2003 with 54 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2003 with 63 to follow.
By United Press International

Downy, Ryder in talks for Allen film

HOLLYWOOD, July 24 (UPI) -- Robert Downey Jr. and Winona Ryder are in talks to join Woody Allen's next film, Daily Variety reported Thursday.

Peterson lawyer vows to find 'real' killer

MODESTO, Calif., May 5 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles lawyer who last week took over the high-profile case of accused double-murderer Scott Peterson vowed Monday to not only prove his client's innocence, but to also find the trail of the real killer of Laci Peterson and her unborn child.


Despite her up-and-down career in recent years, Liza Minnelli isn't suffering from financial woes, largely thanks to hubby David Gest.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

'Little Women' enchanting as an opera

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Mark Adamo's musical version of "Little Women" is proving to be one of the most popular contemporary operas, a work of emotional power that transcends Louisa May Alcott's beloved but structurally weak Civil War novel.
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