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November 17, 2005

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Halle Berry Is the New Face of Versace

November 17, 2005 09:17:39 GMT

Following the footstep of her fellow superstars, Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry is now the new face of Donatella Versace. The star reportedly has signed a profitable deal with the fashion giant to be the star of their upcoming print campaign.

It is said that Berry even has met with renowned photographer Mario Testino for a shoot in Los Angeles last weekend, which according to a source the session was a huge success. "The shoot was beautiful. Portrait shots, slightly messy hair and a wind machine - very glamorous," the New York Daily News quoted an insider, as telling.
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Rocker Osbourne Wrote A Musical About Rasputin

November 17, 2005 08:45:22 GMT

Writing a musical is the lifelong ambition of rocker Ozzy Osbourne. And when the inspiration came, he did it very well. It was a BBC documentary about the womanizing Romanov hell raiser, Rasputin, which encouraged him to write a musical.

Fortunately, Osbourne tend to perceive Rasputin as a spiritual ancestor, so the process soon then began. He says "I always wanted to do a musical for the West End or Broadway. If it gets picked up it gets picked up, but it was a lot of fun to do anyway."
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Billboard 200's Musicians of the Week

November 17, 2005 07:55:25 GMT

Surprise, surprise. It's Kenny Chesney again. The country star gloriously tops The Billboard 200 with his latest set, "The Road and the Radio," sold more than 469,000 copies for the week ended Sunday November 13th. This is the second time in 2005 that Chesney tops the chart, while also becoming his fourth straight number-one debut.

Opens at No. 2 on the chart is the soundtrack for rapper 50 Cent's new movie, entitled "Get Rich or Die Tryin"' sold nearly 317,000 copies. Comes behind at No. 3 is "Now That's What I Call Music! 20" by various artists with sales of 221,000. In the meantime, Neil Diamond's "12 Songs" debuts at No. 4 with sales of 93,000 copies, ahead of Nickelback's "All the Right Reasons" at 5th with 92,000 copies.
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Orlando Bloom Sued by Management Company

November 17, 2005 07:08:35 GMT

Latest news reported actor Orlando Bloom has been sued by his former management company, The Firm, claiming he's failed to pay $660,000 in commissions for his successful film "Pirates of the Caribbean." As mentioned in the claim filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, in June 2002 Bloom had an oral agreement with The Firm to pay the management company 10 percent commission for work negotiated on the actor's behalf.

As time goes by, Bloom then ended his relationship with The Firm in July 2005 but did not pay money he owed, the court documents continued. Moreover, the complaint also sued Aleen Keshishian, talent manager and a former employee of The Firm who had managed Bloom, and BGE, for the two have wrongfully collected at least $200,000 in commissions for the upcoming second and third "Pirates of the Caribbean" films.
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The Childs' Final Destiny

November 17, 2005 06:35:00 GMT

It's all over. There won't be more performances from the Childs. They go separate ways. Maybe it is their destiny. Sad to say but that's the truth. Destiny's Child is dispersing.

The girls had on Tuesday sang their final song as a group on ABC's late night "Jimmy Kimmel Live." To mark their final performance in front of public, the group opened the show with their new single "Stand Up for Love" and closed with the Grammy-winning "Survivor."
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Stone's Plastic Surgeon Case Settled

November 17, 2005 05:50:58 GMT

Actress Sharon Stone won't take it too far. She wants the case to soon end in piece. Thus the actress has agreed to drop her lawsuit against Dr Renato Calabria, a plastic surgeon she accused of libel, in return for his performing free surgery for children with facial deformities.

The settlement was reached Monday when Stone filed papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court dismissing her complaint against Dr. Renato, she accused of making false claims that she had a face-lift. But, as we all know, nothing is free. Hence the settlement costs something, which is Dr. Renato to provide "his services on a pro bono basis for a charity the actress is involved in that arranges reconstructive facial surgery for children," so one of the doctor's attorney revealed.
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GQ's 'Man of the Year' Is Jennifer Aniston

November 17, 2005 04:52:38 GMT

Wow, that's really great. Surely great and no one would doubt it or even raise objection or protest over it. On the other way around, everyone would congrats her. Yes, let's congrats Jennifer Aniston for she has been chosen by GQ magazine as its "Man of the Year."

Jenn choosing, in fact, has made the Hollywood babe the first woman ever to be honored on the cover in the 10-year history of GQ's "Men of the Year" issue series! Editor of the magazine, Mark Healy, revealed that Jenn deserves the honor because she showed a lot of poise, grace and good humor during her breakup with Brad Pitt this year. To celebrate her victory, the actress is set to pose topless for the magazine.
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Cheadle & Sandler to Join Reign O'er Me Cast

November 17, 2005 04:26:26 GMT

Can you still remember the September 11, 2001 WTC incident? The misfortune will always be remembered and listed in the world's history. As a concrete remembrance to the accident that changes many people's life, writer-director Mike Binder is developing "Reign O'er Me," a drama that follows the story of a man who lost his family on Sept. 11 and has never recovered from his grief.

The main role then runs into his former college roommate who has become a doctor and who is determined to help his ex-roomie come to grips with his loss. Don Cheadle and Adam Sandler are the two actors already in talks to star in. In the meantime, Sony Pictures Entertainment is trying to acquire the Binder-scripted film and would make it next year with a budget under $20 million.
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Universal Gets Ready for Turbulence

November 17, 2005 04:04:03 GMT

Universal Pictures is preparing themselves to welcome the "Turbulence." Not in the real meaning, but this one is a drama movie, which will more or less has something to do with such emotional situation.

"Turbulence," which is of Tom Pabst, will be produced by Mirage partners Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella. The story tells about an L.A.-based pilot who is frustrated by his life until, over the course of several flights to Tokyo, he stumbles on a conspiracy that fascinates him. Soon, he's drawn to commit a crime that leads him into the arms of a beautiful woman and into the Tokyo underworld.
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Rothman Let Loose His Bird Early

November 17, 2005 03:47:09 GMT

Not without reason, but because he wants the best for all. Thus, Rodney Rothman let loose his "Bird" early to Paramount Pictures. Rothman, who wrote the drama genre tentatively titled "Early Bird," will let the flick to be produced by Judd Apatow.

"Early Bird" actually is started as a book, dubbed "Early Bird: a Memoir of Premature Retirement." The story is inspired by Rothman's life after losing his writing gig at Late Show With David Letterman. Published in May, the book centers on a writer in his late 20s who loses his television job. He then moves into a Florida senior community and learns to love the laid-back lifestyle.
 
 
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