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November 09, 2005

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Van Wilder Companions Get Schooled

November 09, 2005 09:46:36 GMT

Walt Becker and Ryan Reynolds are among those get "Schooled." Yet, you won't meet them at the real school coz it's the title of their upcoming project. It is a comedy flick picked up by Touchstone Pictures which story is described as a high school movie told from the point of the teachers, who have their own friendships, love lives and cliques.

While waiting for the cast, Becker is co-writing the script with David Gallagher and both will direct as well. In the meantime, Tapestry's Peter Abrams, Robert Levy and Andrew Panay as well as Reynolds and his Dark Trick producing partner Jonathon Komack Martin will all produce the movie.
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Helena Stands by for Love

November 09, 2005 09:28:34 GMT

The English actress won't be unwilling to "Stand by for Love." In fact, anyone needs love. Don't you? Helena Bonham Carter does too.

She's been tapped to star in the drama romance to be directed by Simon Wells. Eric McCormack is set to star opposite her.
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Sometimes Copyright Claim Against Spears Dismissed

November 09, 2005 09:06:50 GMT

Fell joy. Of course she will. Pop diva Britney Spears wins the case. U.S. District Judge John D. Tinder in Indianapolis on October 31st dismissed the lawsuit by Steve Wallace, an Indiana songwriter who claims he wrote Spears' hit record "Sometimes." The reason behind is clear, the singer was able to show it wasn't copied. Thus, no money would change hands.

Wallace sued Spears, her album promoter, Sony/BMG Music Publishing Inc., and recording and publishing companies affiliated with her, claiming he wrote "Sometimes" in 1990 but did not formally copyright the song until 2003 - four years after Spears copyrighted her track. Commenting on the judge decision, David R. Baum, an attorney for Spears and her co-defendants said "I cannot emphasize enough this was not a settlement but a dismissal."
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Kiss Keeps Rocking with New DVD

November 09, 2005 08:48:24 GMT

Give the rock icon Kiss a kiss coz they deserve that anyway. The group will on December 13th release a double-disc concert DVD, "Rock the Nation Live!," via Image Entertainment. To make it special and distinct from their other previous projects, the new set will contain abundance of special features and rare songs, like "Kiss Powervision/Select-A-Kiss."

"Rock the Nation Live!," taped in summer 2004 in Washington, D.C., and Virginia Beach, features core members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons flanked by guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer. "We were playing a lot of songs that Kiss hadn't played in years, or haven't played at all," Thayer told Billboard.com.
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The Black Crowes to Invade London

November 09, 2005 08:33:37 GMT

Hey you who live in London better prepare yourself to welcome The Black Crowes invasion. The music group, who recently planned to end the year of 2005 with a December 31 show at New York's Madison Square Garden, has just announced a March 18-19 stand at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire.

A spokesperson for the reunited Southern rockers says the theater shows are one-offs and not part of a longer tour. In related news, The Black Crowes also is reported working on a DVD shot during a five-night run at San Francisco's Fillmore in August, which release date remains undisclosed.
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Jacko to Record Song with Children

November 09, 2005 08:02:57 GMT

Michael Jackson has a great idea. The king of pop plans something extraordinary. A new record with his three children; eight-year-old son Prince Michael, his seven-year-old daughter Paris and his three-year-old son Prince Michael II.

As reported in New York Post, Jacko even has brought the three of them to a London recording studio, although Prince Michael II is not yet old enough to sing. It is yet revealed the theme of the recording set nor do other details in relation with that.
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More Cast Added to The Guardian

November 09, 2005 07:39:18 GMT

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Back then to "The Guardian," the film we have mentioned the day before. It is reported that Sela Ward will star in opposite Kevin Costner. The film that also stars Ashton Kutcher and Melissa Sagemiller will have Andy Davis to helm.

"The Guardian" tells the relationship between a rebellious Coast Guard enlistee (Kutcher) and a legendary rescue swimmer (Costner). Ward, in addition, will play the wife of Costner's character who is grappling with their troubled marriage.
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Music Duo Stripes Walking with a New EP

November 09, 2005 07:17:02 GMT

Music duo The White Stripes will on November 14 release their new EP titled "Walking With a Ghost" via iTunes and December 6 via Apple's iTunes Music Store. The EP is a five-track set that will include a cover of Tegan & Sara's "Walking With a Ghost as well as live versions of "Same Boy You've Always Known," "As Ugly As I Seem," "The Denial Twist," and "Screwdriver."

Elsewhere, The White Stripes also is planning to sell a live download of "The Denial Twist" from every show on its current U.K. tour via the Web site (http://www.xlrecordings.com/denialtwist/) for XL Recordings, its U.K. label. At each show, fans can pick a blank CD to burn the tracks as well as artwork specific to the performance.
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Statham: "I've Never Even Said Hello to Pam"

November 09, 2005 06:53:43 GMT

It's false. All rumors romantically link Jason Statham to Pamela Anderson aren't true. The actor has recently rubbished all those reports, stating he has never talked to the former Playboy beauty.

Split up with his long-term TV presenter girlfriend Kelly Brook over a year ago, Statham admits that he is now a happily single. He says "I've never even said hello to Pam. The closest I've got to her was being in the same room at a Vanity Fair party."
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George Romero to Drive the 'Buick'

November 09, 2005 06:25:41 GMT

Chesapeake Films is about to out two new film projects. The first one is "From a Buick 8," which is an adaptation of the Stephen King's novel of the same title that George Romero will helm.

"From a Buick 8" is a thriller tells the story of a state trooper who is killed on the side of the road. The man's colleagues try to help his son cope, but when the boy discovers his father's dark secret in the barracks' back shed, things start to stir not only in the shed but in the hearts and minds of the veteran troopers who surround him.
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Brad & Jen to Wed but Not to Each Other

November 09, 2005 05:56:15 GMT

Hot News: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are getting married. But wait, don't think they're remarried. They do plan to get married, but not to each other. Rather, they will marry their new lover. Brad with sexy actress Angelina Jolie, while Jenn with actor Vince Vaughn.

Fortunately, their wedding date is almost at the same time. December 1st, 2005 is the date when Brad will marry Mrs. Smith. The date that is in the middle of the week seemingly just perfect to hold a wedding party for the couple is desperate to get married without any fuss. Only close friends and family invited to the party.
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Potter Speaks the Spell

November 09, 2005 04:43:26 GMT

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Harry Potter spoke the spell and he did it very well. Many people were under the spell, and there they were at the Odeon Leicester Square November 6, 2005 in London, United Kingdom attending the world premiere of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."

Thousands of people were there, including those of notable celebrities like Madonna, supermodel Claudia Schiffer and actress Kate Beckinsale, all of whom are Potter fans.
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It's Poker Night for Christensen & Jackson


November 09, 2005 04:18:25 GMT

They seemingly will enjoy the night. Or maybe not. What do you think? Well just see their action in the upcoming thriller "Poker Night," which worldwide rights has been acquired by Icon Entertainment International. There Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson will act together.

Per Variety, the story of "Poker Night" centers on a rookie detective (Christensen) who wakes to find himself strapped to a chair in a dim and filthy basement. The cop's faceless abductor is a vicious serial killer who is mercilessly torturing his captive both physically and mentally.
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Horror of the Castlevania Will Soon Haunt You

November 09, 2005 03:58:15 GMT

While many people busy talking about the announcement mentions that Crystal Sky Pictures bought the rights to Konami video game franchise "Castlevania," a North American deal on the film has been acquired by Dimension Films. What a great step.

Moreover, the movie studio has also tapped Paul W.S. Anderson to direct the movie and it is said that he has already begun writing the film's storyline. Thus, the horror will soon haunt you so be ready with the terror.
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The Actors Are Awake

November 09, 2005 03:39:02 GMT

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Hayden Christensen and Jessica Alba, none of them are sleepy or even fallen asleep. They are all "Awake." Joined by Lena Olin, Terrence Howard and Sam Robards, all of them keep their eyes open, none other for the sake of the highly anticipated thriller "Awake."

The story of the film follows Christensen's role, who becomes the victim of "anesthetic awareness," in which a patient remains awake but paralyzed during surgery. Olin and Robards play Christensen's parents, and Alba plays his wife, who's facing her own demons. Elsewhere, Howard plays the heart surgeon who leads the operation.
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Teen Actress Lohan Pursuing for a Degree

November 09, 2005 03:14:06 GMT

Teen actress Lindsay Lohan isn't trying to get smart, but she really wants to get into a higher education. For prestige or maybe another reason that is possible. In fact, she has considered taking time out from her music and movie career to go to university and study for a degree.

Lindsay Lohan back to school and she would likely to follow the footsteps of her fellow actress Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, enrolling at New York University. She says "I would go to New York University. I'm a New York girl, and it's easy to get to London and LA from here."
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Paul Feig Accompanied by Minors

November 09, 2005 02:51:26 GMT

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Warner Bros. Pictures is about to produce a new project, which will be a drama. It's dubbed "Unaccompanied Minors." The film studio even has hired Paul Feig to polish and direct, with Lauren Shuler Donner is producing via the Donner Co. along with Michael Aguilar.

Moreover, the studio also has Ira Glass to executive produce the project with Julie Snyder. Thus, the film is set to start shooting February next year.
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Ray Liotta & Demi Moore Take the Chlorine

November 09, 2005 02:36:40 GMT

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The title is "Chlorine" which as everyone may know similar to that of a greenish-yellow gas with a strong smell that is used to keep the water in swimming pools clean. However, this upcoming drama won't be about that chemical substance. It's totally different.

The story of the film is set in 1985 New England, where a man discovers that his wife has unwittingly put him in a local real estate deal that has him caught squarely into the savings and loan debacle. Set to direct the Matt Fiorello writing is Jay Alaimo.
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Man of the Year In Breach

November 09, 2005 02:19:02 GMT

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The year of 2005 sees our movie star Laura Linney busy working on her two film projects. She is set to star in Barry Levinson's "Man of the Year" which starts filming November 28 in Toronto and in Billy Ray's "Breach" that is about to star filming November 16 in Toronto.

As of the first movie, there Laura will play opposite Robin Williams and Christopher Walken. It is a comedy about a Jon Stewart-like host (Williams) of a late-night political talk show who runs for president to make noise on the campaign trail. The stunt backfires after a series of unusual circumstances leads him to victory. In this film, Laura will portray the head of a computer company that investigates those circumstances.
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SantaKid Is Coming

November 09, 2005 01:57:46 GMT

It's November already and Christmas is near. Celebrating the big day when Jesus Christ was born to the world is incomplete without the presence of Santa Claus. This year we have more than that somehow. It's "SantaKid." Surely its presence will light the day up.

For the sake of the drama comedy flick, New Line has hired Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins to write, while they also have David Kirschner and Corey Sienega to set up. "SantaKid" is based on James Patterson's children's book and tells about the 10-year-old daughter of the billionaire who's acquired ownership of Santa Claus. After the girl receives an imperfect doll as a gift, she sets out to save Santa and make Christmas more perfect.
 
 
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