I was shocked, and even a little appalled yesterday morning when I found out that Uggie, the dog from The Artist was the first dog ever to get his paw prints immortalized in cement in front of Grauman's Chinese Theater. It just didn't make sense. The little scamp is loveable and was amazing in The Artist, but dogs have a long and proud cinematic history. How could he possibly be the first one to put paw to wet cement?
My mind raced with with all the other famous dogs that deserved a spot in...Read Full Story
Sunday, 26 February 2012 08:15
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Uggie From "The Artist" arrives at the Oscars
It seems like the "The Artist" is the...Read Full Story
Deadline contributor Diane Haithman filed this report.
Despite some earnest lobbying by director Martin Scorsese, the little dog from The Artist tonight snatched the Golden Collar Award for Best Dog in a Theatrical Film away from the big dog in Scorsese’s Hugo. That’s right — scene-stealer Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who barks silently in The Artist, proved that at least for dogs, the cute comic canine tends to win out over a serious actress like Blackie, who portrays the scary Doberman...Read Full Story
BY PAULA SCHWARTZ
Simon & Schuster announced today that its Gallery Books imprint division will publish “Uggie – My Story,” the rags-to-riches shaggy-dog tale of the hammy Jack Russell terrier who starred in the Oscar winning movie “The Artist.” The book is scheduled to come out in October of this year. The canine’s many talents, such as his ability to delicately dance on his hind legs and gracefully lower his head in a sort of curtsy, earned him many accolades and...Read Full Story
BY PAULA SCHWARTZ
“Uggie! Uggie! Look here! Over here!,” photographers called out to the canine star of “The Artist,” as he worked the red carpet at a special screening of the HBO documentary, “One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Fear, Loss & Betrayal,” Wednesday night at the Lighthouse in Manhattan.
Uggie pranced, pawed and strutted. Wearing an elegant, black bowtie, Uggie wasn’t so interested in the photographers. His eyes followed the treats owner and trainer Omar von...Read Full Story