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By Kimberly Speight PASADENA, California (Hollywood Reporter) - Sci Fi Channel is getting into business with Steven Spielberg again by giving the green light to production of a 12-hour miniseries titled "Nine Lives," executives said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Steven Spielberg said his new film "Munich," the story of Israel's revenge for the killing of its athletes by Palestinian guerrillas at the 1972 Olympics, is "a prayer for peace," Time magazine reported on Sunday.
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's film about Israel's revenge for the killing of its athletes by Palestinian guerrillas at the 1972 Munich Olympics opens in three weeks, but the Oscar-winning director has made surprisingly little effort to publicize it.
By Gregg Kilday LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When it comes to theFourth of July weekend box office, nothing sets off fireworkslike a good ol' alien attack.
"War of the Worlds" conquered the box office as easily as the movie's aliens overpowered Earth, but it did not have enough firepower to overcome Hollywood's prolonged slump.
George Lucas, the cruel taskmaster who made Harrison Ford hang with snakes and rats, required Robert Duvall to shave his head and turned Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill into Pez dispensers, was presented with The American Film Institute's annual lifetime achievement award Thursday night.
"Free hugs and haircuts for Tom Cruise & Steven Spielberg" read one sign outside Savior Hair as a few giggling hairdressers tried to lure the actor and director into the salon. Cruise and Spielberg were on set filming scenes at the Uniroyal Chemical plant for "War of the Worlds."
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