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November 08, 2005

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Kate Outs from the Bush

November 08, 2005 09:42:29 GMT

The singer outs from her hiding place after quite a long time. Now fans of Kate Bush could again enjoy her lush piano-playing, strings, moody electronica, nature sounds and her poetic in her double-CD set titled "A Sea of Honey" and "A Sky of Honey."

Hope the singer's new set will satisfy those thirst fans who have been waiting for their idol to live up the music industry. The first set includes the first single "King of the Mountain" and "Pi," while the second one covers "Prologue" and "Sunset."
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More Actors to Chase the Dragon

November 08, 2005 09:22:44 GMT

More and more actors interested about chasing the monster. In this case it is a Dragon. Joining Wesley Snipes in the highly anticipated "Chasing the Dragon" is Ken Watanabe and Shu Qi. The three of them will team up in the Chris Nahon direction, which script written by W. Peter Iliff.

As of Snipes he will play FBI Agent Bo Monroe, who teams up with Song, a poverty-stricken Asian girl played by Qi. All together they travel from China Town to Taiwan on a relentless pursuit of a ruthless Asian drug lord, Jimmy Jiro played by Watanabe. It is said that the film will begin its production next month in Taiwan and Toronto.
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It Is Yet Expired for Samantha Morton

November 08, 2005 09:07:38 GMT

There's something absolutely new for British actress Samantha Morton by Thanksgiving. The star will be busy filming her next project, which is a dark comedy entitled "Expired" about parking-enforcement officers who find love.

Other actors to star in alongside Samantha are Peter Sarsgaard and Teri Garr, while Illeana Douglas has been cast in a supporting role. "Expired" reportedly will begin filming in L.A. after Thanksgiving.
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Duran Duran Live From London

November 08, 2005 08:40:26 GMT

"Live From London" that's how reunited hit makers Duran Duran called their concert DVD which carries within the sounds and form that took them from an art school pub act to the top of the charts.

The new set is originally taken from their 2004 concert at Wembley Arena in London. It consists of their greatest songs, like "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Planet Earth." Anyway, it's glad to hear that their coming back is complete with the DVD.
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McKenzie Joining Al Pacino for 88 Minutes

November 08, 2005 08:08:47 GMT

Hollywood senior actor Al Pacino has been joined by Benjamin McKenzie to work for "88 Minutes." The story follows a college professor (Pacino) who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI and later receives a death threat claiming he only has 88 minutes to live.

The drama thriller is now shooting in Vancouver with McKenzie plays one of Pacino's grad students and a possible suspect in the professor's investigation.
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A Night at the Museum with Ben Stiller

November 08, 2005 07:54:24 GMT

Wanna observe the museum? Unlike the real meaning, this one is of different thing. This isn't a building where you can see ancient and historical things, but watching this one you will be able to see your favorite actor ever. Yes, we're talking about the action comedy "A Night at the Museum," in which Ben Stiller will star in.

"A Night at the Museum" was written by Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant with Scott Frank did a rewrite. There, Stiller will portray a night security guard at the Museum of Natural History who unwittingly unleashes a curse that brings to life the bugs and animals on display. Will direct the film is Shawn Levy.
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Zeppelin Led the Polar Music Prize Fest

November 08, 2005 07:34:06 GMT

The legendary rock act proved their dominance in music industry. Led Zeppelin gloriously won the Polar Music Prize, mainly for the unofficial "Nobel prize for Music," for their contributions to rock and classical music which the jury claimed as "playful and experimental music combined with highly eclectic elements."

Also received the same prize at the event held Nov. 7 in Stockholm was Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev who was honored "for the way his unique, electrifying musical skills have deepened and renewed our relationship with the grand tradition; and for how he has managed to develop and amplify the importance of artistic music in these modern, changing times."
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Actress Kate Hudson Sues Eating Disorder Claims

November 08, 2005 06:56:10 GMT

Gossip and/or rumor are the spicy that almost all celebrities in the whole world have to face while they're living their life and career. Despite the fact that they may jack up someone's popularity, in particular cases, the spicy is just too bitter to swallow that sometimes we just wanna throw the things up. That is the fact.

This phenomenon happens to Hollywood babe Kate Hudson who is very outrageous over eating disorder claims pointed to her. Cant deal with the rumor for any longer, the Oscar-nominated actress ordered her U.K.-based lawyers on Monday to take legal action against several publications for printing pictures which she said falsely implied she had an eating disorder.
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Michael Douglas Is the King of California

November 08, 2005 06:35:37 GMT

No, he doesn't change his profession. Still he is an actor and because of that he willingly stars in "The King of California." So, it isn't as what you've though before. Michael Douglas won't be the King of California, he surely is an actor.

"The King of California" is a drama comedy to be produced by the Sideways team of Alexander Payne and Michael London. It will begin shooting in February with Michael Cahill on board to direct.
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Scarlett Johansson in Amazon

November 08, 2005 06:19:58 GMT

The idea popped up just like that and Scarlett Johansson immediately told that to screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci. Soon then all of them realized that it was just great for Johansson to play an Amazon warrior. Apparently, they bring the idea to life, set the actress to play a gladiatrix from 200 B.C. who exacts vengeance on an army that destroyed her homeland in the forthcoming "Amazon."

The film is an action drama flick that Dirk Blackman and Howard McCain will write the script. Kurtzman and Orci will produce with Melanie Johansson, Gilles Arondeau and Alexandra Milchan-Lambert. Elsewhere, Blackman and McCain also will direct for Ascendant Pictures and The Weinstein Co. Production on that project starts next June in New Zealand.
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The Guardian Is Melissa Sagemiller

November 08, 2005 05:49:24 GMT

Needs a guardian? We'll give you one. "The Guardian" named Melissa Sagemiller. The actress has been tapped to play the female lead in the drama horror flick, written by Ron Brinkerhoff with rewrites by Jamie Vanderbilt.

"The Guardian" centers on a Coast Guard ocean-rescue swimmer haunted by tragedy. Played the ocean-rescue swimmer is Kevin Costner, while Ashton Kutcher plays a recruit who becomes his protege, with Sagemiller as his love interest, a strong-willed schoolteacher.
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Game 'Elements' to the Big Screen

November 08, 2005 05:06:12 GMT

Latest news mentions that production company and distributor Maxmedia has optioned the upcoming video game "Kameo: Elements of Power" from Microsoft with a plan to soon turn it into an animated feature. In order to reach their goal, the company has had Sunmin Park to adapt and helm the fantasy adventure game about a young elf who transforms into mystical warriors to defend her people from an evil troll king.

Moreover, Sunmin will also team up with Jungmin Ethan Park to produce the flick with a production is set to start next year.
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Still on Top of the Charts Is Westlife

November 08, 2005 04:24:31 GMT

Irish boy band Westlife celebrates their winning, even double as their latest album entitled "Face To Face" has joined their single "You Raise Me Up" at the top of the charts. This is the second time that their single is number one, while the album attainment automatically pushes Robbie Williams' "Intensive Care" off the top spot to No. 2 as Rod Stewart's "Thanks for the Memory -- Great American Songbook Vol. 4" entering the charts at No. 3.

In the meantime, at number 4 in the album chart is "Living A Dream," which is another new entry by Katherine Jenkins. The Prodigy compilation album "Their Law - The Singles" falls three places to number five.
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The PriMadonna Eyeing Summer Tour

November 08, 2005 04:10:29 GMT

Don't call her Madonna if she doesn't think one step further. The pop diva always calculates everything to details. Eventually, as her new album "Confessions On A Dance Floor" is scheduled for release on November 15, she has already looking forward for a possible summer tour.

As Madonna recently told Billboard, "I'm currently exploring the possibility. If I go on tour, it would be next summer. And it would be all out disco, with lots of disco balls. I would focus on dance music and the new record. I already did the older stuff on my Re-Invention tour."
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Elizabeth Taylor Made a Rare Public Outing

November 08, 2005 03:50:35 GMT

The star surprisingly made her first public outing in order to help promote an Aids research center in Los Angeles. Retired actress Elizabeth Taylor, who is known to be suffering from a number of severe illnesses, cut a red ribbon to signify the new UCLA Clinical AIDS Research and Education Center's official opening Friday and announced the creation of the Elizabeth Taylor Endowment Fund, which will support the center through grants and private donations.

''Acting is, to me now, artificial," said Taylor to The Associated Press. "Seeing people suffer is real. It couldn't be more real. Some people don't like to look at it in the face because it's painful. But if nobody does, then nothing gets done. I can't sit back and be complacent, and none of us should be. I get around now in a wheelchair, but I get around," she continued. Also attending the event was rocker Tom Petty and actress Carrie Fisher.
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Kline & Jovovich Welcomed in America

November 08, 2005 03:24:52 GMT

They are widely known as popular movie stars, thus it is understandable that they're welcomed in America. Kevin Kline and Milla Jovovich, the two are welcomed to star in the highly anticipated "Welcome to America," which is a sex trafficking drama based on "The Girls Next Door," a January 2003 New York Times Magazine cover story by Peter Landesman.

Filming for the $12 million project is set to start in Mexico City in late November. German filmmaker Marco Kreuzpaintner is in hand to direct, while Lions Gate will distribute in North America.