Michael Sheard, who played Adm. Ozzel in "The Empire Strikes Back" and Adolf Hitler five times, including in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," died Wednesday at the age of 65, his agent said.
Fewer Hollywood films shooting in Blighty meant a trip into the red for the first half of 2005 at Pinewood Shepperton, owner of the U.K.'s two largest film studios.
Jim Carrey is in early talks to team with Ben Stiller and play obsolete pleasure clones in "Used Guys," a comedy to be directed by Jay Roach for 20th Century Fox. Plan is to shoot next spring.
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The Equalizer1Daily:$8.2M Cumulative:$34.1M Sony / Columbia -39.59%
The Boxtrolls2Daily:$4.9M Cumulative:$17.3M Focus -34.47%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner3Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$58.0M Fox -46.49%
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