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December 15, 2005

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Rodriguez Lost $357 for Guilty to Speeding

December 15, 2005 09:05:18 GMT

Playing a bad girl role on TV has affected her real life image that "Lost" star Michelle Rodriguez starting to get involved with law. The actress has fined $357 after pleaded guilty Dec 13th to speeding in a Wahiawa courtroom.

Did not show up for the hearing, Rodriguez was represented by her lawyer. During the plea, it was mentioned that Rodriguez was convicted of going 83 mph in a 55-mph zone back in November.
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Neal McDonough Joining the Guardian

December 15, 2005 08:42:27 GMT

Guardian, The picture
The Hollywood Reporter comes up with news mentioned that Neal McDonough has joined the cast of "The Guardian" for Touchstone Pictures and Beacon Pictures. That means the actor joining Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Costner and Sela Ward, all of whom have agreed to star in as well.

Set to direct the film from a screenplay by Ron Brinkerhoff and James Vanderbilt is Andy Davis. An action drama flick, "The Guardian" revolves around the relationship between a rebellious Coast Guard enlistee (Kutcher) and a legendary rescue swimmer (Costner). McDonough will play Skinner, a protege of Costner's character.
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Foxx Attached to Star in "Blood on the Leaves"

December 15, 2005 08:19:22 GMT

"Blood on the Leaves," the adaptation of Jeff Stetson's novel of the same name is on board. In the meantime, actor Jamie Foxx has been tapped to star in for Paramount Pictures.

Stetson is in hand to adapt his own work, while Foxx's production company will produce.
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NBC Censored Pamela Anderson's Pole Dance

December 15, 2005 07:17:13 GMT

NBC consider Pamela Anderson's pole dance as too hot and thus they come to the decision to censor the part from Elton John's television special, "Elton John: The Red Piano," aired on Monday night Dec 12. The variety show originally showcases a performance of John's "The Bitch is Back," during which Pam engaged in a bit of pole dancing on a screen behind him.

Apparently, the actress moving suggestively around a dance pole in the number has drawn critics from NBC's standards and practices department, the network's in-house censorship body who obviously give two thumbs down for her. In a statement released on Tuesday, the company said, "We believed the content was not appropriate for [the 8:00 p.m. time slot] and decided to pull the song from the special."
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Billboard Album Chart Champions

December 15, 2005 06:44:10 GMT

Amidst bewilderment on his going to retire from music industry, rapper Eminem surprisingly scored his fourth consecutive No. 1 debut on the U.S. pop charts Wednesday. His latest piece of work "Curtain Call" sold nearly 441,000 units in the week ended December 11, a number that soared the star right to the top of Billboard album charts.

Rapper Lil Wayne's fifth studio album, "Tha Carter II" debuts at No. 2 with 240,000 copies. Right behind at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 is Korn's "See You on the Other Side," which taking in 220,000 units. The No. 4 for this week is "Now That's What I Call Music! 20" by various artists, followed after by Carrie Underwood's "Some Hearts" at No. 5.
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Sweet Charity of Christina Applegate to End on Dec

December 15, 2005 06:20:38 GMT

Producers said on Wednesday Dec 14 that the Broadway revival of the musical "Sweet Charity" starring Christina Applegate is about to end on December 31 after eight months. This obviously ending the speculation that Britney Spears might join the cast, replacing Applegate in January in the role of a plucky dancer with a heart of gold named Charity Hope Valentine.

Explaining the show's end, a spokesman for the show said Applegate's contract had always been due to expire at the end of December, whereas he could not confirm that Spears had been a candidate to replace her.
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Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Gets OBE

December 15, 2005 06:02:41 GMT

Jimmy Page, the guitarist of music group Led Zeppelin, has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II for his work with poor Brazilian children. Thus, he has on Wednesday Dec 14th gone to Buckingham Palace to receive an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, or OBE, from the queen.

Many of his good deeds include set up a safe house, which has supported more than 300 children, and task Brazil offers medical and psychological support, food, clothing and job training. Overwhelmed to be given the accolade, Page commented "I think when you're faced with a plight that's inescapable, and there's something you can do about it, you hope you can make a difference."
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Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams Reported Engaged

December 15, 2005 04:50:57 GMT

Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, best known for their being co-stars in "The Notebook," are reported engaged. The rumors sparked shortly after they're spotted shopping for rings.

Do they really engage? It is yet clear, but a friend of the couple revealed "Not only does it look like they're living together, but they've been talking to top private jewelers about engagement rings."
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James Dean Museum Closed

December 15, 2005 04:24:50 GMT

The James Dean Gallery in Fairmount, Indiana is going to be closed by the end of the year Dec 31. The museum chronicling the life of James Dean has been opened for 16 years and about 100,000 people have toured the exhibit. Unfortunately, the owner David Loehr was unable to sustain the high operating costs.

Loehr says, "The operating expenses and upkeep and payments are just more than we can handle. I'm just getting further into debt and I just can't do it anymore." Settled in the actor's hometown where he attended high school, the exhibit displays memorabilia such as clothing worn by Dean in his three major films, school papers, paintings, original movie posters, and magazines from all over the world.
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Paris Hilton & Nicole Richie Reconcile?

December 15, 2005 04:02:53 GMT

Similarity could unite two or more people. This apparently what provoked hotel heiress Paris Hilton to offer condolences to ex-best pal Nicole Richie who has just called off her engagement with Adam Goldstein. She says "I am really sorry to hear about Nic's engagement. I went through the same thing."

In fact, when saying so Paris also is referring to her being dumped by Paris Latsis. So, set up from their similarity for being dumped by their fiance, Paris then offered Nicole to end their conflict, saying "With Christmas coming up, I realize I really miss her and want to get in touch again." Will both parts reconcile and be like the way they used to be?
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Stars Sing the Texas Lullaby

December 15, 2005 03:38:51 GMT

Josh Hartnett, John Malkovich, Ellen Barkin, Alison Lohman and Tom Waits will all sing the "Texas Lullaby" in harmony. The fivesome are about to team up, starring in the upcoming drama genre inspired by Shakespeare's "Hamlet."

Directing a script by Steve Allison is Malcolm Venville. Set in East Texas in the late 1980s, the story of the film began when after the sudden death of Cletus (Willis), his father and his mother's (Barkin) abrupt and unexpected marriage to his uncle Sheriff Tanner Telmah (Malkovich), young Adair Telmah is confused and depressed. And when his father's ghost appears to him, claiming that he's been murdered by Tanner, Adair is baffled to the point of madness by the goal of vengeance set for him by his dead daddy.
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Pierce Brosnan to Become the November Man

December 15, 2005 03:26:05 GMT

Not getting the role of 007 agent in the highly anticipated "Casino Royale," Pierce Brosnan gets another offer. The actor reportedly will star in "The November Man."

Based on the Bill Granger novel "There Are No Spies" in his "November Man" series, "The November Man" is a thriller tells about a coldly effective but suspicious American spy-runner Hanley who inadvertently fouls up a deeply embedded Russian mole's scenario when he warns "sleeping" agent Devereaux ("November") that something has gone amiss in R Section. Rudely forced out of retirement in Lausanne by two hit men, the calm, collected, and utterly cynical Devereaux enlists the aid of former contacts in determining the truth of Hanley's allegation.
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Hugh Jackman Set for Fed X

December 15, 2005 03:14:41 GMT

20th Century Fox is reported to have acquired the Dario Scardapane spec script "Fed X." Moreover, they also have slated Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman to star in besides producing with his Seed Production partner John Palermo.

An action flick as an outgrowth of the relationship on the "X-Men 3" and the spin-off film "Wolverine," "Fed X" tells the story of a green FBI agent sent to Miami to retrieve a criminal for prosecution. During the return trip, the fed and the thug each learn there's more to the other than expected. Meanwhile, Jackman and Palermo are producing the spin-off with Lauren Shuler Donner and Avi Arad.
 
 
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