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December 02, 2005

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Mariah Carey Serves Fans A Rare Treat

December 02, 2005 09:45:54 GMT

Fans of pop diva Mariah Carey will get a very rare yet special treat from the idol as she will make quite an amazing appearance on Oxford Street, to meet them and sign copies of the platinum edition of her "Emancipation Of Mimi" album. The big surprise will be held Sunday December 4th at 12.00 pm.

That day, Carey will be appearing at HMV in a helicopter, to sign copies of her album. Speaking about that matter a source says "Mariah will descend in a chopper on Oxford Street. It's going to be an astonishing sight. She's spent weeks deciding what dress to wear its going to be incredible."
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"Constant Gardener" Tops Brit Film Awards

December 02, 2005 09:11:33 GMT

Constant Gardener, The picture
Drama thriller "The Constant Gardener" was the big winner at last night's British Independent Film Awards (BIFA), winning three categories all at once, including that of Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Film. Brought home the honor for Best Actor and Actress were Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz.

Best Supporting Actor/Actress went to Rosamund Pike of "The Libertine." Meanwhile, Emily Barclay of "In My Father's Den" won the Most Promising Newcomer category. Young star Keira Knightley collected the Variety UK Personality of the Year for her performances in "Pride and Prejudice," "The Jacket" and "Domino," while "Broken Flowers" actress Tilda Swinton was the recipient of the Richard Harris Award for Outstanding Achievement.
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Nicole Richie Never Goes Simple on Sitcom

December 02, 2005 08:48:08 GMT

Unlike the title of her reality series "The Simple Life," Nicole Richie would never go simple for a sitcom. Approvingly the star has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox TV which will in the future time allow her to perform in its existing show or have a new show build around her.

Apparently, 20th Century Fox TV doesn't doubt Richie's "comedic instincts" despite the fact that he has never been in a scripted TV show before. "Look at episodes of 'The Simple Life,' where the humor is completely derived by Paris' and Nicole's reaction to situations, consistently Nicole is able to mine comedy in the various episodes." Dana Walden a representative for the channel said.
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Pete Doherty Arrested on Drug Possession Suspicion

December 02, 2005 07:43:48 GMT

Troubled rocker Pete Doherty stumbles on another problem following his being dumped by on-off girlfriend Kate Moss after she furiously found out that he walked out of drug rehab after only a week. The 26 years old singer has on Wednesday Nov 30 arrested on suspicion of drug possession, police and the singer's spokesman said Thursday.

Doherty was first stopped by police as he drove along a street in west London early Wednesday. Per the Metropolitan Police, officers had stopped a car that was driving erratically in the area. Later on there were "substances" found and as a result a man was arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs - a category that includes cocaine and heroin.
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Singer Avril Lavigne Turns Actress

December 02, 2005 07:18:20 GMT

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It's maybe not surprising for people to hear her sing. But, it's rather peculiar to she her star in a movie. In fact, that's they way she is choosing, to be an actress. Yes Avril Lavigne is considering to give her hand at acting, scored a role alongside Richard Gere in the crime thriller "The Flock."

The singer reportedly has been in New Mexico shooting a bunch of scenes. Moreover, Avril also is set to contribute her voice to the upcoming animated feature film called "Over the Hedge." In this genre she will play the role of a possum named Heather alongside William Shatner, Bruce Willis and Gary Shandling.
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Jamie Foxx Gets Access to Enter the Kingdom

December 02, 2005 06:49:36 GMT

Kingdom, The picture
The gate to "The Kingdom" opens widely makes it easy for Jamie Foxx to enter the territory. Thus you will next see him star in the drama thriller which is about to start shooting May next year.

The film actually is based on the idea of Peter Berg, who is set to direct, and Michael Mann, who will serve as a producer. As of the story, "The Kingdom" centers on Foxx's character, who is leading an elite team of counter-terrorism investigators trying to find those responsible for a deadly bombing attack on American workers the Middle East. Once inside the previously off-limits desert kingdom, the Americans engage a local police officer to help in their investigation but end up frustrated by bureaucracy and tradition, and find their lives threatened.
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Singers/Songwriters Contribute to 'Narnia' Soundtrack

December 02, 2005 06:22:42 GMT

Singers and songwriters collectively contribute their work to the adventure fantasy flick "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" soundtrack. Among those in line are Alanis Morissette, Tim Finn, Imogen Heap and Lisbeth Scott.

Following the film's release date on December 9 via Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media, the set which also features 13 tracks of Harry Gregson-Williams' orchestral score to the film version of the C.S. Lewis adventure, is scheduled to hit the market December 13 via Walt Disney Records.
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Jennifer Garner Gives Birth

December 02, 2005 04:49:30 GMT

"Alias" star Jennifer Garner has given birth to her first child, a baby girl, with actor-husband Ben Affleck. The newly born was given birth at a Los Angeles hospital on Wednesday night, a week before Garner's expected due date which supposedly on Dec 8.

Details on the baby's birth remained undisclosed. Though, according to Us Weekly, the little girl's name will be Violet. Happy parenting somehow.
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Tonight They Come, Will Smith & Jonathan Mostow

December 02, 2005 04:15:25 GMT

Get ready coz they are about to come tonight. Will Smith and director Jonathan Mostow have committed to "Tonight, He Comes," a drama genre which will have its production start in Los Angeles by next summer.

Will produce the flick is Akiva Goldsman and Michael Mann along with Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment partner, James Lassiter. As of Smith he also is slated to portray a disaffected and under-appreciated superhero in a mid-life crisis.
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Peter Weir to Direct Shantaram

December 02, 2005 03:49:22 GMT

As that reported by Variety, Peter Weir will direct the upcoming drama action "Shantaram," the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Gregory David Roberts novel that will star Johnny Depp. Thus, Weir will develop the script with Eric Roth as the film studio slates to begin production late next year.

Will produce the pic is Initial Entertainment Group's Graham King along with Depp's Infinitum Nihil banner and Plan B's Brad Pitt. "Shantaram" tells the story of an Australian heroin addict who escapes a maximum-security prison and reinvents himself in India as a doctor in the slums of Bombay. His attempt to find medicine for his destitute patients leads him into counterfeiting, gunrunning and smuggling.
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Rocky Balboa Needs Extra Cast

December 02, 2005 03:20:56 GMT

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Wanna be a star? This is the chance to make your dream comes true. Make sure you would not miss it. Use your time and join the cast of extras for the highly anticipated "Rocky Balboa."

BigCrowds/BeInAMovie.com is seeking extras to appear in the sixth installment of the successful Rocky franchise, which is directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone and being co-produced and co-financed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios and will be distributed by Columbia Pictures.
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The Pang Brothers to Get Involved in the Darkness

December 02, 2005 03:07:22 GMT

For the Pang brothers, Danny Pang and Oxide Pang, "The Darkness" isn't frightening. Instead, it sounds challenging for them that they've agreed to direct the upcoming drama mystery for Platinum Studios and Blue Star Pictures.

The story of the flick centers on a Mafia hit man who discovers he is heir to a supernatural, dangerous force. List of the cast, shooting date, and other details have yet mentioned.
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The Tattooed Map to be Adapted by Jim Henson Co.

December 02, 2005 02:53:55 GMT

Variety reported that The Jim Henson Co. has appointed Yuri Zeltser and Cary Bickley to adapt Barbara Hodgson suspense novel "The Tattooed Map." Both writers will for sure work alongside the company principal Lisa Henson, who produced the film with Janet Yang.

As of the story, "The Tattooed Map" tells about a couple's relationship that is tested when they are overseas and a mysterious, tattooed map appears on the woman's body. It leads to a discovery of secrets from each other's past.