Paige Howard

She is the sister of actress Bryce Dallas Howard and daughter of director Ron Howard. She attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Paige Howard made her professional stage debut at the Vineyard Theatre in New York City, playing the title character in J. M. Barrie's play Mary Rose which was directed by Tina Landau. After guest-starring roles on TV shows Medium and 90210, Paige made her feature film debut as Sue O’Malley in the 2009 comedy Adventureland, which opened to critical praise.

Ransom (1996 film)

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Ransom is a 1996 American crime thriller film directed by Ron Howard and written by Richard Price and Alexander Ignon. The film stars Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Gary Sinise, Brawley Nolte, Delroy Lindo, Liev Schreiber, Evan Handler, Donnie Wahlberg, and Lili Taylor. Gibson was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. The film was the 6th highest-grossing film of 1996 in the United States. The original story came from a 1954 episode of The United States Steel Hour titled "Fearful Decision". In 1956, it was adapted by Richard Maibaum and Cyril Hume into the feature film Ransom!, starring Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, and Leslie Nielsen.


EDtv is a 1999 American satirical comedy film directed by Ron Howard. An adaptation of the Quebec film Louis 19, King of the Airwaves (Louis 19, le roi des ondes) (1994), it stars Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Martin Landau, Rob Reiner, Sally Kirkland, Elizabeth Hurley, Clint Howard, and Dennis Hopper. The movie received mixed reviews and was a box office flop, grossing only a little over $35 million compared to its $80 production million budget. The film was screened out of competition at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival. EDtv starts off with the television channel True TV commencing interviews for a TV show that shows a normal person's life 24/7.

Star Wars

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Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise, created by George Lucas and centered around a film series that began with the eponymous 1977 movie. The saga quickly became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon.

Maya Rudolph

Maya Khabira Rudolph (born July 27, 1972) is an American actress, voice actress, comedian, and singer. Rudolph first gained prominence in the mid-1990s as a member of the alternative rock band The Rentals before joining The Groundlings improv troupe later in the decade. In 2000, Rudolph became a cast member on the NBC television series Saturday Night Live and subsequently appeared in supporting roles in films such as 50 First Dates (2004) and A Prairie Home Companion (2006).

The Dilemma

The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard, written by Allan Loeb and starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The film follows savvy businessman Ronny (Vaughn) and genius engineer Nick (James) who are best friends and partners in an auto design firm. They are pursuing a project to make their firm famous. Ronny sees Nick's wife Geneva (Winona Ryder) kissing another man (Channing Tatum). Ronny seeks out answers and has to figure out how to tell Nick about what he saw while working with him to complete their critical presentation. It was filmed entirely in Chicago, Illinois.

The Alamo (2004 film)

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The film was directed by Texan John Lee Hancock, produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, and Mark Johnson, distributed by Touchstone Pictures, and starring Dennis Quaid as Sam Houston, Billy Bob Thornton as David Crockett, and Jason Patric as Jim Bowie. The screenplay is credited to Hancock, John Sayles, Stephen Gaghan, and Leslie Bohem. In contrast to the earlier 1960 film of the same name, the 2004 film attempts to depict the political points of view of both the Mexican and Texan sides; Santa Anna is a more prominent character. The film received mixed reviews by critics and was a massive box office bomb, losing the studio over $146 million.

The Missing (2003 film)

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But like other Ron Howard features, the movie is hardly subtle." Philip French of The Observer referred to the film as Howard’s "finest film to date," and Michael Wilmington of the Chicago Tribune called it the "best and toughest western since Unforgiven." The Missing was well received among Native American populations within the United States, many of which citing the use of the Apache language to be clearly spoken and well understood. Actors such as Tommy Lee Jones, Jay Tavare, Simon R. Baker, and others had to learn to speak the Chiricahua dialect of the Apache language that was used throughout the film.

Jake T. Austin

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He also co-starred in Hotel For Dogs, New Year's Eve, The Emoji Movie and the upcoming Adverse, releasing in 2019. Austin was born in New York City, the son of Giny Rodriquez Toranzo and Joe Szymanski. His middle initial, "T", is taken from his mother's maiden name. His mother is of Puerto Rican, Argentine, and Spanish descent, and his father is of Polish, Irish, and English ancestry. Austin embraces his Puerto Rican heritage, though he has said that he is not fluent in Spanish. He has a younger sister, Ava. Austin's career began in 2002 when he appeared in commercials.

Blame It

Cameo appearances in the video are made by Ron Howard, Forest Whitaker, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Quincy Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, Morris Chestnut, Clifton Powell, Alex Thomas, DeRay Davis, Joe, Mos Def, Tatyana Ali, Jalen Rose, Bill Bellamy, Ashley Scott, Electrik Red, Dawn Richard, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Garrett Morris and LeToya. BET named it their No. 1 music video for 2009 on their year-end Notarized countdown, beating out videos from artists such as Jay-Z, Maxwell, Alicia Keys and Young Money. He performed this song with T-Pain at the BET Awards and won the award for Best Collaboration.

Cowboys & Aliens

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The film was produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Kurtzman, Orci and Rosenberg, with Steven Spielberg and Favreau serving as executive producers. The project began development in April 1997, when Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures bought film rights to a concept pitched by Rosenberg, former president at Malibu Comics, which he described as a graphic novel in development. After the graphic novel was published in 2006, development on the film was begun again, and Favreau signed on as director in September 2009. On a budget of $163 million, filming for Cowboys & Aliens began in June 2010, in New Mexico and California.

Curious George (film)

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Ron Howard, David Kirschner, and John Shapiro produced. It was released on February 10, 2006 by Universal Pictures. It stars Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Joan Plowright, and Dick Van Dyke, with Frank Welker voicing the titular character. It was Imagine Entertainment's first fully animated film. The film also marks as the first theatrical film from Universal Animation Studios as it was released under Universal Feature Animation. The film had been under development at Imagine Entertainment for a long time, dating back at least 1992, but it is possible that it was conceived years before.

Television Hall of Fame

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Ron Howard. Al Michaels. Leslie Moonves. Bob Schieffer. Dick Wolf. 23rd induction (2014). Ray Dolby. David E. Kelley. Jay Leno. Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Rupert Murdoch. Brandon Stoddard. Cornerstone Award (2016). ABC. CBS. FOX. NBC. 24th induction (2017). Original Saturday Night Live cast: Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman and Gilda Radner. Roy Christopher, production designer. Shonda Rhimes. Joan Rivers. John Wells. Official site. Hall of Fame Honorees: Complete List. ATAS TV Hall of Fame (full list of honorees).

Clean and Sober

Ron Howard, who previously directed Keaton in the comedies Night Shift (1982) and Gung Ho (1986), served as co-producer. Daryl Poynter is a successful but self-destructive Philadelphia real estate salesman who is addicted to cocaine. He embezzles $92,000 of his company's money from an escrow account and then loses $52,000 to his addiction and the stock market. Waking up one morning next to a girl who suffered a heart attack from a cocaine overdose, he tries to cover up the drug use, but the police make it clear that they know what happened. There is also the matter of the company's money.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

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Two days later, Ron Howard was announced as the replacement, to complete the film and reshoots. Lord and Miller received executive-producer credits on Solo: A Star Wars Story. In November 2017, Lord and Miller commented on their departure from Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lord stated "The experience of shooting the movie was wonderful. We had the most incredible cast and crew and collaborators. [...] We’re really proud of the work we did on the movie and we wish everybody the best.” Miller added "As Phil said, we had such a great relationship with cast and crew, we were really rooting for them.

List of directorial debuts

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Ron Howard† – Grand Theft Auto. Girish Kasaravalli – Ghatashraddha. Diane Kurys – Peppermint Soda. David Lynch† – Eraserhead. Gregory Nava† – The Confessions of Amans. Chris Noonan – Bulls. Phillip Noyce† – Backroads. Sam Raimi – It's Murder!. Ridley Scott†♦ – The Duellists. Béla Tarr† – Családi tűzfészek. Muzaffar Ali – Gaman. Bille August – Honning måne. Warren Beatty and Buck Henry – Heaven Can Wait. Charles Burnett† – Killer of Sheep. Buddhadeb Dasgupta† – Dooratwa. Randal Kleiser♦ – Grease. Leiji Matsumoto♦ – Captain Harlock: Mystery of the Arcadia. Errol Morris – Gates of Heaven. Steve Rash – The Buddy Holly Story. Joan Rivers – Rabbit Test. Paul Schrader – Blue Collar.

Fox Theater, Westwood Village

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A number of movie premieres have been held at the cinema, including: A Star Is Born, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, James Bond films, JFK, Mission: Impossible, Batman, each Harry Potter film, Independence Day, The Terminator, The Emoji Movie, The Lego Movie, Shrek, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise, Overlord, Venom and hundreds of others. Typically the streets get shut down and are used for red carpet arrivals.

Michael Keaton

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His next break was working alongside Jim Belushi in the short-lived comedy series Working Stiffs, which showcased his comedic talent and led to a co-starring role in the comedy Night Shift directed by Ron Howard. His role as the fast-talking schemer Bill "Blaze" Blazejowski earned Keaton some critical acclaim, and he scored leads in the subsequent comedy hits Mr. Mom, Johnny Dangerously and Gung Ho. He played the title character in Tim Burton's 1988 horror-comedy Beetlejuice, earning Keaton widespread acclaim and boosting him to Hollywood's A list. He originally turned down the role, then reconsidered like most of the cast. He now considers Beetlejuice his favorite of his own films.