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March 15, 2006

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The Smiley Faces

March 15, 2006 09:36:10 GMT

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Moviegoers will in the near future get treated with the "Smiley Face" of some notable actors who have agreed to star in the forthcoming comedy. Included as the cast among others are Anna Faris, John Krasinski, John Cho, and Jane Lynch.

Gregg Araki is the one slated to direct the movie from a script by first-timer Dylan Haggerty. "Smiley Face" tells the story of Jane who by accident eats her psycho roommate's pot cupcakes. She spends the rest of the day desperately trying to replace the cupcakes, pay the gas bill, get to her audition and accompany her friend to the dentist.
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Rapper Kanye West Dives Into Motion Picture

March 15, 2006 09:14:26 GMT

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West dives into motion picture. He reportedly is preparing himself to executive produce as well as star in an innovative feature film inspired by his music.

The as yet titled film project is of New Line Cinema's. Involves about six writers and 10-12 directors to craft the short stories, the movie is said to feature new and old music from West.
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Greengrass Signs Up to Direct the Bourne Ultimatum

March 15, 2006 07:43:31 GMT

Bourne Ultimatum, The picture
Promising "The Bourne Ultimatum" will be bigger and better than its predecessors, "Bourne Supremacy" and "The Bourne Identity", in every way, Hollywood movie-maker Paul Greengrass has signed up to direct the action adventure drama.

"We've got a script and we're underway. It's a new story, completely different from the novel." Greengrass said. "It's going to have all the excitement you'd expect from a Bourne film and all the intensity you'd expect from a Bourne story. I can't wait - it's just going to be f**king fantastic. It's going to rock. That's honestly what it's going to do."
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Tina Turner to Record Casino Royale Theme?

March 15, 2006 07:11:24 GMT

When it comes to Tina Turner, everything seems just perfect. The great singer has had more than enough singing experience and moreover she has also collected so many accolades in her pocket.

Having them all as her asset, Turner is the ideal choice to record the title song for new James Bond movie "Casino Royale."
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Stapp Sues Company to Stop Selling Sex Video

March 15, 2006 06:36:44 GMT

The sex video incident has consequences. Tuesday March 14th, 2006 Scott Stapp filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles against World Wide Red Light District, the California company responsible for distributing a sex video featuring himself, Kid Rock and four women.

In his lawsuit the former Creed singer alleges that two tapes, described as a "video diary" of his 1999 concert tour, were stolen from a safe at his house. More on the suit Stapp claims that Red Light District has violated his trademark and privacy rights, causing him embarrassment, pain, suffering and emotional distress.
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The Top 5 Movies in UK Box Office

March 15, 2006 06:09:16 GMT

Hills Have Eyes, The picture
While comedy romance "Failure to Launch" tops the US box office, the UK box office is dominated by "The Hills Have Eyes", the remake of Wes Craven's 1997 horror classic. Debuted as the weekend's favorite, the drama thriller movie takes in 1.1 million pounds in ticket sales.

Last week's champ "Date Movie", in the meantime, slips one place to No. 2, just one place ahead of drama thriller "Syriana" which also falls one to No. 3. This week's 4th best movie is Disney animation "Chicken Little", whereas "Walk the Line" secures the 5th place.
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Will Ferrell Isn't Died, Nor Does He Paragliding

March 15, 2006 04:50:52 GMT

"Los Angeles -- Actor Will Ferrell accidentally died in a freak paragliding accident yesterday in Torey Pines, Southern California." A press release put on March 14th on i-Newswire, a free online press release distribution service, read.

Shocking of course to hear such news. In fact, the Tuesday's press release was later on proven untrue, judging from its glaring errors of the spelling, mathematical and factual kind.
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Sean Connery Sues the Sherwood Country Club

March 15, 2006 04:17:34 GMT

Sean Connery is suing the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks for $1 million, claiming they have used his name to boost business and failed to pay back money he said he was owed when he ended his membership.

Filed the lawsuit at Los Angeles Superior Court, the actor claimed the country club had used his "worldwide celebrity" to enhance its reputation and thus seeking more than $500,000 for breach of contract and more than $500,000 for "unjust enrichment".
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Correction, Theron and Townsend Are Still Together

March 15, 2006 03:46:03 GMT

Fame is risky. That makes sense. Just see what happens to the world's celebrities. One day they are reported so and on the other day they get caught in another gossip.

Charlize Theron is one real example. Yesterday she was reported to split from boyfriend Stuart Townsend. And just know the actress released a statement, untrue the rumors while at the same time insisting she and beau are still together.
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The 2006 Empire Awards Winners

March 15, 2006 03:04:10 GMT

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Not only is "King Kong" big in its size, but also in its quality. Approvingly, the action adventure flick has at Empire Magazine's film awards held Monday March 13th, 2006, been named Best Film of 2005, beating the Oscar winner "Crash" which also is nominated for the same category.

Despite such fact, the racial drama mystery movie brings home at least one award for the category of Best Actress which goes to Thandie Newton. In pair to her, Johnny Depp is named Best Actor thanks to his portrayal in the adventure fantasy "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory".
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Jack Black & Tanya Haden Elope

March 15, 2006 02:37:24 GMT

Actor-musician Jack Black has eloped with girlfriend Tanya Haden. Report on that matter is brought to the surface by People magazine on Tuesday March 14th, 2006.

Details on when exactly the couple tied the knot remained undisclosed, while Black's publicist, Matt Labov also denied to give comment. Meanwhile, the bride's father, jazz bassist Charlie Haden, told People "They love each other very much. We're thrilled".
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Nicollette Sheridan & Michael Bolton Are Engaged

March 15, 2006 02:15:10 GMT

"Desperate Housewives" star Nicollette Sheridan is engaged to pop crooner Michael Bolton. That's a hot news. The singer popped the question to the actress over the weekend in Bahamas, Sheridan publicist Nanci Ryder confirmed.

Sheridan and Bolton rekindled their romance last year after Sheridan called off her engagement to actor Niklas Soderblom in October. They previously dated for several years in the 1990s. Hinted on their serious relationship, Bolton previously said "Nicollette and I are very serious about each other," while adding "I am very committed. It is a very special time in my life. I have a good feeling about the future."