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June 22, 2005

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Gellar to Star in "American McGee's Alice"

June 22, 2005 04:46:12 GMT

A feature version of the Electronic Arts video game "American McGee's Alice," which film based on Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" novels, will unveil Sarah Michelle Gellar. The game will picture Alice has grown up to become a disturbed young woman. Following her parents' death on a fire, Alice returns to Wonderland, a dark and threatening place of looking glasses, mysterious potions, nonsensical tea parties and talking animals, confronting her fears and the wicked Queen of Hearts.

As for the film, "Alice," is set up at Universal Pictures and will be directed by Marcus Nispel.
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"Beautiful Ugly" in Indian High Society

June 22, 2005 04:15:19 GMT

"Beautiful Ugly" that's how Ashok Banker, an Indian author, describes the life of his well-known 1970s model mother Sheila Ray, who died in 1990 aged 44 with an untold burden inside. Thus, encouraged with such eagerness to share the facts happened to her that many do not know at all, Ashok then produces the film.

"Wants the film to show that rape also happens in the so-called glamour world of films and modeling and is not just something that happens on the streets and villages of India," that's how Ashok feels about "Beautiful Ugly," a movie reveals events 28 years ago leading up to and after the gang rape of Sheila who never reported the crime to the police fearing that she would be stigmatized and her career would decrease. In fact, at the end she suffered as the incident drove her to having a nervous breakdown and her career never recovered.
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Here Comes Jacko Saga

June 22, 2005 04:00:53 GMT

A book revolves Michael Jackson's legal struggles is still in the process of writing by Court TV anchor Diane Dimond and will soon be published this fall by Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. The book is not yet titled, while financial terms concerning the project hasn't also disclosed.

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Stones Rolling for Historic Hollywood Bowl

June 22, 2005 03:34:38 GMT

Last played the historic Hollywood Bowl on July 25, 1966, The Rolling Stones will again play the bowl when their upcoming tour reaches Los Angeles in November this year. The band is scheduled to perform at the outdoor venue on Sunday, November 6, with tickets going on sale to the public on June 27 via Ticketmaster. Ticket prices will range from $63.50 to $454.50 and capacity at the 83-year-old site is just under 18,000.

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Scary Spice Holding Up Girls Reunion

June 22, 2005 03:11:47 GMT

Having difficulty going back to something she did in the past, Melanie B refused to reunite with her Girls for Live 8 July 2 London concert. Besides, the Spicy Spice says she's also working on unspecified project in California.

Commenting on this, Live 8 organizer Bob Geldof says, "It's got to be all or nothing." This means that if Scary won't join the aid effort, then there won't be replacement, and so with the rest four Spice Girls; Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm and Geri Halliwell.
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The Smashing Pumpkins Reconciling

June 22, 2005 02:47:41 GMT

The early 1990s alternative rock revolution leader, Smashing Pumkins, disbanded in 2000 with two Grammys and millions of albums during their 13 years in music industry. Now that the bandleader has thought for so long, the band may soon reunite.

As what Billy Corgan revealed on the day he released his first solo album, "For a year now I have walked around with a secret, a secret I chose to keep. But now I want you to be among the first to know that I have made plans to renew and revive The Smashing Pumpkins. I want my band back, and my songs, and my dreams." So, get ready fans.