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February 21, 2006

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Ledger Vowed to Spend the Rest of the Year at Home

February 21, 2006 09:18:06 GMT

See ya. That's what people should say to Hollywood actor Heath Ledger who is going to take a break from movie industry to spend time with daughter Matilda. While he's doing so, wife Michelle Williams will go on living her acting career and earning money for the family.

Ledger said at Sunday night's BAFTAs, "I'm going to try not to work at all this year and send Michelle out to bring in the cash. I'll be Mr. Mom. It's something that's very important to me - something that every dad, if he can, should do his best to achieve."
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Sold Out, Jake Gyllenhaal's Gay Cowboy Shirt

February 21, 2006 09:03:12 GMT

When it comes to Jake Gyllenhaal's sweaty shirt the bid cost you at least $101,100.

In recent auction on website eBay, the actor's shirt which he wore portraying gay cowboy Jack Twist in "Brokeback Mountain" has sold for such amount to fan using the cyber name hlywdstar.
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2006 Saturn Awards Nominations

February 21, 2006 08:23:46 GMT

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith picture
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror films has announced the nominations for the 32nd Annual Saturn Awards. Leading the pack is "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" which is up for 10 nominations. Following close behind is "Batman Begins" with nine nominations, while "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" receive 8 nominations each.

"Revenge" ups for the categories of Best Science Fiction Film, Best Actor for Hayden Christensen, Best Actress for Natalie Portman, Best Supporting Actor for Ian McDiarmid, Best Direction and Best Writing for George Lucas, Best Music, Best Costume, Best Make-Up, and Best Special Effects. "Narnia" on the other hand is nominated for Best Fantasy Film, Best Actress for Tilda Swinton, Best Performance By A Younger Actor for William Moseley, Best Direction, Best Writing, Best Costume, Best Make-Up, and Best Special Effects.
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British Rock Band Babyshambles Back on Tour

February 21, 2006 07:35:24 GMT

British rock band Babyshambles put back the pieces in order. The music group is returning to the road, back on their cancelled tour due to Pete Doherty's arrest on drugs charges.

Doherty, the band's frontman, was found guilty of possessing class A drugs but avoided a jail sentence. He was instead granted a 12-month community order.
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Barton Says "An Engagement Is Not True"

February 21, 2006 07:24:10 GMT

Hollywood star Mischa Barton has denied recent rumors claiming she and beau Cisco Adler have engaged. In fact, both of them aren't engaged.

Commenting on the engagement report Barton says "An engagement is not true. The love is young!"
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Bono's Guitar Auctioned to Benefit Hunger Campaign

February 21, 2006 07:02:56 GMT

U2 rocker Bono is having one of his guitars auctioned as an attempt to benefit Brazil's Zero Hunger campaign. Agencia Brasil, the government's official news agency said on Monday Feb 20th, 2006.

The guitar will be donated to the government after Bono's Feb.20-21 concerts in Sao Paulo's huge Morumbi soccer stadium. It will then be auctioned to collect funds for the program which goal is to ensure all Brazilians have three meals a day by the end of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's presidential term Dec. 31.
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Gill to Host "The Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall"

February 21, 2006 06:34:08 GMT

Country crooner Vince Gill is said to host "The Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall", which is a television special with an unlikely combination of subject and venue.

Set to be held March 12 on the Great American Country cable network, the two-hour show will feature performances by Gill, Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss, Trisha Yearwood, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Trace Adkins and many others.
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Details on Brad & Jenn Divorce Settlement

February 21, 2006 06:16:37 GMT

Former husband and wife Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston could finally feel relieved as details on their divorce settlement have been reached.

As of Pitt he will take control of their film company Plan B Productions, while Aniston is said to have sole ownership of their $29 million Beverly Hills mansion.
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Kylie Minogue's Wedding Rumor

February 21, 2006 06:01:56 GMT

Things seem to get better for Aussie singer Kylie Minogue. Already recovering from breast cancer surgery, the pop singer is heading for a marriage. That's according to her beau Olivier Martinez's mother.

Mrs Martinez has recently told New Idea magazine that her son and Kylie are planning to get married in April. They reportedly plan to wed on French Island, just off the coast of Melbourne in Australia.
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The UK Singles Chart Contenders

February 21, 2006 04:54:58 GMT

UK singles chart again sees the comeback of DJ Meck's dance remix of Leo Sayer's 1977 song "Thunder In My Heart" to its top position. This is the second consecutive week that the song reigning the throne. In the mean time, Notorious B.I.G., Diddy and Nelly also well maintaining their position in 2nd on the chart with their collaboration of "Nasty Girl."

Secures the 3rd rank is The Ordinary Boys' "Boys Will Be Boys," followed close behind by Chris Brown's "Run It" featuring Juelz Santana at No. 4. No. 5 is Liz McClarnon's "Woman In Love/I Get The Sweetest Feeling." Beyonce Knowles' "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug wins the 6th place.
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Baldwin Is in Talks to Star in Tina Fey TV comedy

February 21, 2006 04:33:26 GMT

Alec Baldwin, the person who has become a fixture on SNL, is in final negotiations to star in Tina Fey's untitled comedy pilot for NBC, in which Fey will star in as well.

The show reportedly is set behind the scenes at a Saturday Night Live-type show. And if only the pilot goes to series, then that would be Baldwin's first major series gig since his 1984-85 stint on CBS' primetime soap "Knots Landing."
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More Actors to Star in Reign O'er Me

February 21, 2006 04:14:51 GMT

Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle both have agreed to topline the upcoming drama "Reign O'er Me." Meanwhile, Saffron Burrows, Jada Pinkett Smith and Liv Tyler are all still in final talks to also star in.

As of its story, the Mike Binder direction follows a man (Sandler) who lost his family on Sept. 11 and has never recovered from his grief. He runs into his former college roommate (Cheadle), who has become a doctor and who is determined to help his ex-roomie come to grips with his loss.
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North American Box Office Top 10 Films

February 21, 2006 03:46:17 GMT

Eight Below picture
The North American box office over the four-day Presidents Day weekend is dominated by "Eight Below." The Walt Disney Co.'s Antarctic family-friendly film garners $25 million in ticket sales. Following close behind at the runner up position is "Date Movie" which debuted over the weekend with $22.3 million in ticket sales.

Last week's top movie "The Pink Panther" is down to 3rd place earning another $21 million. Universal Pictures' "Curious George" finishing in 4th place in its second weekend with $15.3 million. New Line's "Final Destination 3" sadly only taking in $12.5 million in its second weekend, leading the flick to slip to No. 5.
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Newly 007 Agent Craig Injured During Filming

February 21, 2006 03:28:07 GMT

Playing 007 agent James Bond isn't easy indeed. Filming the highly anticipated "Casino Royale" has cost Daniel Craig his two teeth. Ups. That's too bad.

The actor has to unfortunately have his London-based dentist Rob McNeil flown out to Prague where "Casino Royale" is currently filming to fix caps onto his broken teeth.
 
 
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