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February 07, 2006

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Wayne Wang Tapped to Direct Lowlifes

February 07, 2006 09:08:23 GMT

Wayne Wang has been hired by New Line Cinema to direct its new film project dubbed "Lowlifes." Meanwhile, Donald De Line and Wendy Japhet are set to produce the flick.

Based on a script written by Patty Sullivan, the drama comedy film follows the story of a woman who raises $250,000 to cover for her husband's embezzlement only to discover at the end that she has a talent for burglary.
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Steve Buscemi Joining "The Millers"

February 07, 2006 08:55:37 GMT

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Variety brings the report that Steve Buscemi will topline New Line Cinema's upcoming film project entitled "We're the Millers."

Considered as a comedy genre the story of the film centers on a man, a pot dealer turning thirty realizes his life is meaningless and wants to get out of the business, but not before one last big score that will finance a new life. Problem is that he needs to assemble a fake family to smuggle 1400 pounds of pot across the Mexican border in a motor home.
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WB Pic. Hired Rob Lieber to Pen NeoPets

February 07, 2006 08:38:24 GMT

Screenwriter Rob Lieber has been hired by Warner Bros. Pictures to write "NeoPets."

Per Variety, the studio and Warners-based producer Dylan Sellers are teaming up with John A. Davis to direct and co-produce the film.
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Jake Gyllenhaal to Join Batman Sequel?

February 07, 2006 08:13:01 GMT

There were reports on the street mention that Jake Gyllenhaal is likely to join the cast of the highly anticipated Batman sequel. There, in the as yet untitled project, the actor will reportedly star as district attorney Harvey Dent of Gotham City.

Also reported to join the cast is Paul Bettany who would probably star as Joker. Meanwhile, Christian Bale and Michael Caine also are reported to make a comeback.
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Eva Longoria Rubbished Engagement Reports

February 07, 2006 07:52:42 GMT

Hollywood actress Eva Longoria finally breaks her silence, denying recent reports concerning her engagement with boyfriend Tony Parker. Insisting the reports as untrue, she claims thoughts of a wedding are premature.

The actress says, "Believe me, I would shout it from the highest mountain. I married before when I was too young and eloped to Vegas. This time I'd love to have an engagement and a big wedding and do it properly. But we're doing fine, let us go at our own pace."
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B.B. King Offers Guitar As Reward for Missing Dog

February 07, 2006 07:28:36 GMT

Legendary bluesman B.B. King becoming so generous when it comes to his lovely dog. The star has offered an autographed copy of one of his signature "Lucille" guitars as a reward for those who could find his missing pet.

It's a 2-year-old white female Maltese, named after King's signature guitar. She disappeared about 10 days ago in West Hollywood while she was under the care of Matthew Lieberman, King's co-manager.
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Mark Wahlberg Owns the 'Night'

February 07, 2006 06:57:19 GMT

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Following the footstep of his fellow actor Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg reportedly has joined the cast of the forthcoming drama "We Own the Night." With 2929 Productions gives hand at financing, the shooting of the film will begin next month in New York.

Directed by James Gray from his own script, "We Own the Night" is set against the turbulent world of Russian organized crime and an embattled NYC Police Department in the 1980s. A Russian narcotics gang has a hit list of NYPD officers and it is up to Joseph, a nightclub manager to save his brother Bobby and father who are next on this list.
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David Cronenberg to Direct Stars to the "Maps"

February 07, 2006 06:44:25 GMT

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Scored success with his latest work, "A History of Violence," David Cronenberg will take "Maps to the Stars" as his next project to direct.

Of drama genre, the film actually is a Bruce Wagner-scripted tells about Hollywood excess and intrigue.
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"Sexual Healing," the Final Years of Marvin Gaye

February 07, 2006 04:55:42 GMT

Following the footsteps of many legends that are admired by public worldwide, Marvin Gaye also is having his life documented in a film. You all can follow the final years of the music great through "Sexual Healing," an independently financed drama.

Starring Jesse L. Martin as the late Motown icon, the movie chronicles Gaye's self-imposed exile in Europe after years of battling drugs, domestic issues and label headaches. There, he was rescued by a promoter who helped Gaye record his biggest-selling album, "Midnight Love," which spawned the monster comeback hit, "Sexual Healing."
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Jason Bateman Is in Mr. Magorium's Wonder

February 07, 2006 04:38:46 GMT

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One more person added to the cast of "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium." Actor Jason Bateman has joined Natalie Portman and Dustin Hoffman to star in the upcoming comedy drama flick which will be directed by Zach Helm and starts shooting next month.

The film tells the story of a toy store owner who tries to lift the spirits of his depressed store manager by bequeathing her the shop. As of Bateman, he's set to play a precocious accountant hired to ascertain the establishment's worth.
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David Arquette to Direct the "Tripper"

February 07, 2006 04:15:30 GMT

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David Arquette is about to make his directorial debut with the upcoming horror flick titled "The Tripper." Working on the project for Coquette Productions, the company he runs with wife Courteney Cox, the couple also will make cameo appearances as well.

As of Arquette he also wrote the screenplay along with Joe Harris. Other actors set to star in are Jamie King, Thomas Jane, Jason Mewes, Lukas Haas, Paul Reubens and Balthazar Getty. Serve as producers are Evan Astrowsky and Neil Machlis.
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More on the 48th Grammy Performers

February 07, 2006 03:31:20 GMT

Paul McCartney, the singer and a thirteen-time Grammy winner, has been slated to perform at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards. This is his very first time indeed to perform at the prestigious event.

McCartney who is up for three Grammy's, including Album Of The Year, Best Pop Vocal Album ("Chaos And Creation In The Backyard") and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("Fine Line") will join the previously announced performers, like Mariah Carey, Madonna, Gorillaz, Kanye West and John Legend.
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Fatal Shooting of Busta Rhymes' Bodyguard

February 07, 2006 03:05:57 GMT

One of Busta Rhymes' security guards named Israel Ramirez was fatally shot in Brooklyn Saturday night Feb 4th outside a Brooklyn warehouse where the rapper and fellow musicians gathered to make a music video. The victim, who is a longtime member of Rhymes' entourage, was shot once in the chest at 1:30 a.m. outside the industrial warehouse where the was a violence taking place.

According to the explanation given by the police, more than a dozen shots were fired into the crowd of nearly 500 on-set extras. Fortunately, Rhymes was okay and so did with the other famous musicians involved in the video shooting. They were Mary J. Blige, 50 Cent, Missy Elliott and Lloyd Banks. While the police are still trying to find out who and why did this, no arrests have been made.
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More About Anamorph

February 07, 2006 02:29:29 GMT

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Willem Dafoe and fellow actors Peter Stormare, Clea DuVall and James Rebhorn have all signed on to topline the upcoming "Anamorph." In the meantime, Scott Speedman has just signed on to star in, joining those existed cast in the thriller flick being directed by H.S. Miller.

The story of the film follows veteran cop Stan Aubray, played by Dafoe, investigating a serial killer who may be a copycat killer based on a famous murderer Stan allegedly disposed of five years ago. As the killings go on, his partner Carl Unger begins to suspect that Stan didn't do his due diligence five years ago when he pronounced the killer dead.
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James Cromwell Joins "Spider-Man 3" Cast

February 07, 2006 02:16:05 GMT

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James Cromwell, best known for his portrayal in the "Babe" movies, has joined the cast of the highly anticipated "Spider-Man 3." The actor is set to play the role of Captain Stacy, the father of Bryce Dallas Howard's character, Gwen.

The other cast of the flick include returning cast members Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco as well as Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church and Theresa Russell. Meanwhile, Sam Raimi is in hand to direct.
 
 
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