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November 11, 2005

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Little Man Cast Joined by More Actors

November 11, 2005 09:03:05 GMT

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Kerry Washington is willing to entertain people that she has signed on to star in the upcoming comedy "Little Man." In the movie she will play opposite Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans. They are all joined by Tracy Morgan and John Witherspoon.

"Little Man" is being helmed by Keenen Ivory Wayans from the script written by Wayans brothers. The story will follow a man (Shawn) who is so anxious to become a father that he mistakes a short, baby-faced thief on the run (Marlon) for an abandoned toddler. He and his wife (Washington) take the "baby" into their home and care for him.
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DiCaprio Split from Bundchen

November 11, 2005 08:46:32 GMT

Hot news, actor Leonardo DiCaprio is single again. The Hollywood heart-throb and his girlfriend Gisele Bundchen split. Though, the couple who has spent a three-year on-off romance, call it quit for good. Well at least that's what the supermodel's manager has told a magazine.

She says "Yes, they broke up." But, on the other way around, she rubbishes reports claiming Bundchen dating surfing superstar Kelly Slater, insists "Gisele is not the type of a woman who ends a new relationship and starts a new one right away."
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The Hard Luck Reunited Snipes & Van Peebles

November 11, 2005 08:10:21 GMT

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To everyone surprise, the "Hard Luck" reunited fellow actors Wesley Snipes and Mario Van Peebles, who teamed up for 1991's "New Jack City." Joining the twosome is Cybill Shepherd who is still in final talks to topline the Van Peebles direction.

As for this drama thriller action, Van Peebles also is producing alongside Brad Wyman. Looking at the story, "Hard Luck" follows three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers.
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Peter Berg to Complete the Mission

November 11, 2005 07:56:11 GMT

It's a hard job, but Peter Berg will do his best to complete "The Mission," an action flick which story centers on a group of criminals who bond as bodyguards for an aging crime boss. Their brotherhood is tested when one of them breaks ranks.

While Berg is about to direct, Dario Scardapane is writing the script. To your notice, "The Mission" actually is based on the Hong Kong action film titled "Cheung Fo," which rights has been acquired by Universal Pictures that is about to turn it into big screen.
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Jon 'Boy' Heder's Mama Is Diane Keaton

November 11, 2005 07:43:56 GMT

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"Mama's Boy" is the next film project that actress Diane Keaton is taking. It is a comedy film which centers on a self-absorbed man in his late 20s who still lives at home with his mother. The man's world turns upside down when his mother starts dating and considers booting him out of the house.

Has been tapped to direct from a script written by Hank Nelken is Tim Hamilton. As of Keaton, she's in talks to play the mother of the boy, which part is about to be played by John Heder.
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Former Beatle McCartney Writes Children's Book

November 11, 2005 07:20:10 GMT

Not only he is a singer and a knight, but also a writer. At least from now on. Well, needless to say that this former Beatle really is a multitalented person. Paul McCartney is now a children's book author.

The singer has on Thursday entertained a young group of elementary school students, reading them an excerpt from his new book "High in the Clouds." It is about an industrious squirrel named Wirral, whose mother is crushed to death by a tree knocked down by nature-hating developers. From there, he sets off for the mythic animal-loving land of Animalia.
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AFI Life Achievement Goes to Sean Connery

November 11, 2005 07:05:37 GMT

Sir Sean Connery has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees as the one deserves to receive the 34th AFI Life Achievement Award. This obviously is the highest honor for a career in film.

The award will be presented to Connery at a gala tribute in Los Angeles on June 8, 2006. Speaking about the matter, Howard Stringer, chairman of the AFI Board of Trustees, claims Connery as "an artist of the highest order."
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McMahon & Bullock Have Premonition

November 11, 2005 06:49:43 GMT

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Hopefully they have the right premonition just like the movie title they are about to star in. "Premonition" is a drama thriller which story revolves around a woman who has a premonition that her husband will die in a car crash and sets out to prevent it.

Julian McMahon is joining Sandra Bullock to star in the Hollywood debut of German director Mennan Yapo from Bill Kelly's script. "Premonition" will start filming in January and will be produced by Hyde Park production for TriStar and MGM.
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Gold Digger No. 1 for 10 Weeks

November 11, 2005 06:13:25 GMT

The "Gold Digger" finds the precious gem on top of the chart. The single which rapper Kanye West does with fellow Jamie Foxx gloriously tops the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart Thursday for the 10th consecutive weeks to become the second-longest No. 1 of 2005 after Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together," which held the top spot for 14 weeks non-consecutively. What an achievement.

Chris Brown's "Run It!" scores another week at No. 2, while Black Eyed Peas' "My Humps" holds onto the No. 3. In the meantime, Young Jeezy's "Soul Survivor" featuring Akon remains at No. 4, followed behind by Nickelback's "Photograph" at No. 5 and Sean Paul's "We Be Burnin'" at 6th. Songs in Hot 100 positions 7 to 10 among others; Kelly Clarkson's "Because of You" at No. 7, T-Pain's "I'm Sprung" is No. 8, Carey's "Shake It Off" stays at No. 9, and Fall Out Boy's "Sugar, We're Goin' Down" at No. 10.
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It's a Boy for Conan O'Brien

November 11, 2005 05:56:26 GMT

Oh boy it's a boy. Wednesday was the happy day of the 'Late Night' host Conan O'Brien and his wife of three years Liza Powel as they welcomed their new son. "Mother, baby and father are all well," so said NBC.

Beckett O'Brien was born Wednesday at 8:27 p.m. in New York City, weighing in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces. It's the second for the couple who has had their first child, daughter Neve, born in 2003.
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Rapper Beanie Sigel Jailed for Child Support

November 11, 2005 05:10:21 GMT

It costs more than $26,000 cash to get famous rapper Beanie Sigel out from the prison. The singer, who has sold more than a million records, was sent to six months in prison Wednesday for failing to appear at a child support hearing.

A Philadelphia Family Court judge, however, said the rapper could get out if he pays $26,000 in child support to children by two different mothers and $2,000 in fines. Thus, the deal reached and Siegel was freed Thursday. Name and age of the mothers and children remain secret.
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A Deejay Countersues Kanye West

November 11, 2005 04:31:59 GMT

These coming days will become a tough day for the Gold Digger as he has to face a countersuit filed by a deejay he had been sued earlier this year to keep him from distributing some of his unreleased songs. In his lawsuit Eric "E-Smoove" Miller claims that rapper Kanye West worked for and with him in the mid-1990s on recordings of 10 songs, including "Ho!!!" and "Stop Frontin'."

In other words, Miller disputes West's contention that the two didn't have a contract. About which West's lawyers previously stated that Miller offered the songs to distributors using a fake contract with West's fake signature. Thus, the singer seeks at least $1.3 million and to ban Miller from using his name or voice in connection with the recordings.
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Juno Finds the Man

November 11, 2005 04:11:49 GMT

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Finally we find the man. It's Brad Silberling that is going to direct the film "Juno," a Diablo Cody-scripted coming-of-age comedy to be financed by Mandate Pictures. The man is still in talks to take the duty.

The film, which is about to start shooting next spring, tells the story of a teen who discovers she is pregnant, decides to have the baby and deals with all the inherent complexities that include growing close to the couple who will adopt the kid.
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No Doubt Stefani Is Planning A Movie

November 11, 2005 03:47:11 GMT

Nothing new that Gwen Stefani isn't willing to try. From singing to designing clothes, two very different careers, the eccentric singer is now planning to release a movie that will have herself starring in. No doubt, she really really has the art in her flesh that runs trough her blood.

Is keen to turn her talents to acting, Gwen insists the project is still in early days, about which she reveals "I would love to do another movie, like to have a real role." "I have something I'm developing right now, but with films there's so many people involved and it costs so much, and there's so much at risk; I don't like to talk about it. () When it's coming out I'll talk about it," so she adds.
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A Marriage Crisis for Julia Roberts

November 11, 2005 03:23:30 GMT

Expert says communication is the key to a happy marriage. Maybe Julia Roberts and her husband cameraman Danny Moder need to take that in their mind. The couple who has been married for nearly three years reportedly facing a marriage crisis. Roberts even visited an old friend, Joel Clement, on his 40th birthday celebration because she "felt so alone and she needed a shoulder to cry on."

That's according to a family insider. Roberts is said to feel sad for their marriage isn't work well after the birth of their baby twins. As close sources said, Roberts and Danny rarely spend time together and when they do they fight. It seems that parenthood pressure has shaken their romance. Worse, they reportedly are planning to live apart. Well, it is better for both to soon rebuild the communication or if they can't they can seek help from expert.
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The Cat Woman Is Reported Pregnant

November 11, 2005 03:02:29 GMT

Rumors on the street mention that actress Halle Berry is pregnant. The Cat Woman star is reportedly expecting her first child with boyfriend Michael Ealy. In fact, some other sources rubbish the claim, insist that the couple is just trying to conceive a baby. Which one is true?

Concerning this matter, the actress' spokeswoman did not release any comment. Though, it is no longer a secret that Berry indeed possesses a great desire to mothering. She says "If there's no serious man, whoever I'm dating at the time, I'll say, 'Hey, would you like to have a baby? I'll sign a paper that will say I won't ask you for one red cent'."
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Huston Falls for Seraphim

November 11, 2005 02:45:37 GMT

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Wanna see how "Seraphim Falls"? See the soon to come film in the nearest theater. The film is an action drama that is set at the end of the Civil War. It tells the story of a colonel who fails to put down his weapon and instead hunts down a man to settle a grudge from the war.

It is reported that Anjelica Huston will star in opposite Pierce Brosnan and Liam Neeson. The movie star is said to head to New Mexico next week to film her part.
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Robb Builds the Bridge

November 11, 2005 02:30:18 GMT

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What a woman can't do? If you ask this to AnnaSophia Robb she would probably answer 'nothing.' Approvingly she can do anything. The actress is about to build the bridge. What bridge? The "Bridge to Terabithia."

The film is based on Katherine Paterson's Newberry Medal-winning children's novel of the same title, which Gabor Csupo about to direct with Jeff Stockwell is writing the screenplay. Filming is scheduled to begin February in New Zealand for a spring 2007 release.
 
 
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