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December 05, 2005

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Weekend Box Office for December 2 - 4 Period

December 05, 2005 08:50:55 GMT

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This is what we should call as a great attainment in film industry. The spell spoken by the witch still has its power over others that "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" gloriously dominates the box office for the third straight weekend with $20.4 million. Meanwhile, "Aeon Flux" only scores $13.1 million, to debut at No. 2.

The No. 3 movie for this weekend is "Walk the Line" with $10 million, followed behind by "Yours, Mine and Ours" at 4th with $8.4 million and "Just Friends" at 5th with $5.9 million. Securing the 6th position in the box office is "Pride and Prejudice," which scores $4.62 million, ahead of "Rent" at 7th with $4.6 million.
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Diddy Meets Teenage Cancer Patient

December 05, 2005 08:30:00 GMT

Diddy has done a good deed Saturday when he made a surprise visit to Chris Evert's charity tennis tournament to meet a teenage cancer patient named Chalon Keen. The 17 years old male has been fighting for two years a cancer that creates tumors in her muscle cells.

And meeting Diddy is what she has dreamt of. Lucky for him that the celebrity willingly spent time together. That visit, which happened through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, surely was a dream come true for Chalon.
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Rick Springfield Heads Back to "General Hospital"

December 05, 2005 08:13:06 GMT

Rocker Rick Springfield is heading back to "General Hospital" 22 years after he took a break from the role of Dr. Noah Drake he portrayed on the ABC daytime. It is maybe a little strange for him to do so, yet he meant it.

He says "I don't know if there has ever been a character that reoccurred after 23 years. I thought about it, and it seemed like it was too good an opportunity to miss." As of his character, Dr. Drake, is scheduled to return to the "General Hospital" set next week.
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UK Single Chart Toppers

December 05, 2005 07:33:47 GMT

Girl group The Pussycat Dolls cuts short Madonna's hold over the UK singles chart with their track "Stickwitu" jumping straight in at number one. This attainment obviously becoming the second British number one for the all-girl band after their chart-topping debut single "Don't Cha."

Oasis is another new entry at number two with "Let There Be Love," one step ahead of last week champ Madonna who drops two places to number three with her smash hit "Hung Up." Meanwhile, boy band Westlife falls two places to number four with "You Raise Me Up," while Black Eyed Peas is this week's number 5 with "My Humps."
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Selma Blair, the New Face of Chanel Vision

December 05, 2005 07:08:17 GMT

Hollywood beauty Selma Blair has been photographed by Karl Lagerfeld himself for the new Chanel Vision ads. Selma, who has been dressed by Lagerfeld on numerous occasions, reportedly has been very happy to collaborate with the one who has also designed her outfits for her wedding. She says "It's different to be shot by him. I'm so comfortable in front of him.

Also she added "Sometimes when I work with other photographers, they say, 'Give me more Selma, more, more.' But they don't really know who I am. With Karl, he's capturing something that's more- my personal flaws, the way I am as a girl, not a model." In related news, Selma also is said about to publish her first story, on which she revealed "I could probably use a screenplay, so I should write one. I do plan on one day writing again. I mean, that's what I went to college for."
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Pitt Fathering Jolie's Kids

December 05, 2005 06:47:18 GMT

While public keeps questioning on their going to get married, Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt surprisingly speaks out that he's going to adopt the children of Angelina Jolie. The actor reportedly has filed legal papers in Los Angeles concerning the matter, which for many is considered as a step towards the couple marrying.

Pitt, 41, has filed to become the legal adoptive father of Jolie's two children, Maddox, 4, and Zahara, 10 months. They would go by the surname Jolie-Pitt when the legal steps were completed. So Life & Style magazine reported, quoting a representative of Pitt.
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Who Wants to Battle the 'Angel'?

December 05, 2005 06:33:09 GMT

Wanna be a movie star just like your idol? This is your time. Mali Finn Casting has put out a casting call for director James Cameron's "Battle Angel," which 20th Century Fox is targeting for a summer 2007 release. Based on the Japanese Manga series of graphic novels by Yukito Kishiro, the science fiction action romance movie combines the first three books, Ido, Alita, and Hugo.

For the complete casting call and requirements you can directly visit MaliFinnCasting.Com where you can immediately fill out an application. To your notice applications must be received by December 19, 2005. So move on. Don't miss the great opportunity.
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Peter Segal & Pals 'Get Smart'

December 05, 2005 04:59:05 GMT

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Peter Segal has been tapped to direct "Get Smart," an upcoming action comedy which is the big-screen adaptation of the classic TV series for Warner Bros. Pictures. Created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry, the series saw the late Don Adams act as Agent 86, a spy for CONTROL, fighting the evil forces of KAOS.

Whereas for the big screen version, which has just undergone a rewrite by Tom Astle and Matt Ember, moviegoers will see Steve Carell playing Adams' role as hapless secret agent Maxwell Smart. As of the story, it will contemporize the setting, with CONTROL falling on hard times and not getting the big government funding other spy agencies, like the CIA, do.
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Stars Joining Vince Vaughn in New Comedy

December 05, 2005 04:42:39 GMT

After his long-spoken film with Jennifer Aniston "Derailed," Vince Vaughn will next be seen in writer/director David O. Russell's untitled comedy. He is set to play Hume Stevens, the wise host of a radio call-in show, whose life gets turned upside down when he starts becoming his callers.

Joining him to star in is Elizabeth Banks and Luis Guzman. Production of the film will begin early January next year with filming in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
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Rocker Marilyn Manson Married Dita Von Teese

December 05, 2005 04:03:05 GMT

Veteran rocker Marilyn Manson has tied the knot. He and longtime girlfriend Dita Von Teese got married Saturday Dec 3, 2005 at Castle Gurteen in Tipperary, Ireland.

The couple had been dating for about five years and was engaged for a year and a half. This is the first marriage for both with the wedding ceremony reportedly took place at the home of Manson's friend, Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein.
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Kidman & Urban Officially Engaged

December 05, 2005 03:45:13 GMT

Herald Sun reported that actress Nicole Kidman and singer Keith Urban have officially engaged with its official announcement has been made on a popular US TV program. Close friends of the couple have confirmed the good news, but Kidman's publicist Wendy Day refused to comment.

She insisted "I have nothing to confirm. I can't comment on something I have no further knowledge about, and quite frankly Entertainment Tonight can't either. There was no confirmation from any publicists. It's speculation."
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Duo Big & Rich in Talks to Perform at Rose Bowl

December 05, 2005 03:27:45 GMT

Duo Big & Rich, consisting of Kenny Alphin and partner John Rich, is about to perform at Rose Bowl to be held in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 4, the day of the Bowl Championship Series' title game.

Though, Maura Mooney, a spokeswoman for Warner Bros. Records Nashville, Big & Rich's record label said that discussions are ongoing. We're waiting for good news then.
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Kim Basinger Is New Face for Mui Mui Prada

December 05, 2005 03:10:34 GMT

Model turned actress Kim Basinger is back to modeling as she's been chosen by Italian fashion designer Muiccia Prada to be the model for her new spring/summer Mui Mui collection.

Speaking on this matter, a source says "Basinger's just finished shooting the spring/summer 2006 Miu Miu campaign in Paris. Muccia chose Basinger for the intellectual sensuality she has, which is quite unique. She was also a cover girl before she became an actress, so she's no stranger to modeling."
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The Breach Is Started

December 05, 2005 02:42:53 GMT

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The "Breach" is started. The film based on "The Eleventh Hour" by Adam Mazer and Bill Rotko and inspired by true events, set inside the halls of the FBI - - the gatekeeper of the nation's most sensitive and potentially volatile secrets.

Starring in the drama thriller among others are Academy Award winner Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, and Academy Award nominee Laura Linney. Wrote and directed the flick is Billy Ray with Sidney Kimmel Entertainment co-financing.
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Warner Bros. Obtains the Extraordinary Adventures

December 05, 2005 02:19:12 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the film rights to Rick Yancey's young-adult novel "The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp" and already set it up with Akiva Goldsman's Weed Road Pictures. Moreover, screenwriter David Iserson also has been tapped to adapt.

As of the story, the film tells about an awkward 15-year-old who gets plunged into an Arthurian adventure when his uncle convinces him to steal an ancient sword that turns out be Excalibur. In hand to produce the film is Goldsman and 3 Arts Entertainment's Erwin Stoff.