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April 03, 2006

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Bo Derek's Secret Obsessions

April 03, 2006 09:40:24 GMT

Already gain popularity for her role in the feature film "10," Bo Derek apparently still keeps "Secret Obsessions" inside her heart. And so, the beauty is joining the cast of the upcoming drama series which will air on News Corp.'s new broadcast outlet My Network TV.

The project goes behind the scenes to focus on the glamorous yet often brutally ruthless fashion industry, centering on a violent corporate takeover of the business' hottest company, Zianni Inc. Derek reportedly will play cutthroat fashion mogul Maria Zianni, who runs the company.
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Seven Companions Heading for A "Good Life"

April 03, 2006 09:19:14 GMT

Good Life, The picture
Zooey Deschanel, Harry Dean Stanton, Bill Paxton, Chris Klein, Bruce McGill, Deborah Rush and Mark Webber. They are all the seven companions heading for a "Good Life". It is a drama flick which will be directed and written by Steve Berra.

"The Good Life", produced by Lance Sloane and Patrick Markey, is set in a Nebraska town obsessed with football and tells the story of a mostly normal young man (Webber) who makes the best out of fitting in where he obviously doesn't. Deschanel is a girl who encourages the young man to pursue his own path, while Stanton is a movie theater owner who employs him. Klein is a bully ex-football player living off his high school fame, while McGill is the football coach who is a god in the town. Paxton plays a Judy Garland fan.
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Henry Selick Oversees the "Monsters"

April 03, 2006 08:57:03 GMT

Soon as Laika Entertainment has optioned the rights to Alan Snow's best-selling British children's novel "Here Be Monsters", the studio has tapped Henry Selick to oversee it.

Of drama adventure genre, "Here Be Monsters" follows the story of a young boy who tries to save his town from a dastardly takeover plot. Keep it here for further details on the new film project.
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The 2006 Juno Awards Winners

April 03, 2006 08:02:49 GMT

This year Juno, Canada's music awards, held Sunday April 2nd, 2006 has been dominated by Vancouver crooner Michael Buble. The singer takes four trophies all at once, which among others are for Best Singer, Album, Artist and Pop Album Of The Year for "It's Time".

Other big winners at the prestigious event include Alberta rock band Nickelback, which is nominated for six Junos but only manages to grab two mainly for Best Group and Best Rock Album for "All The Right Reasons." Picks the Juno Fan Choice Award is one of Canada's biggest bands Simple Plan, and the International Album Of The Year prize goes to Black Eyed Peas' for "Monkey Business" and Coldplay for "X&Y".
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A Rundown of North America's Box Office

April 03, 2006 07:18:09 GMT

Ice Age: The Meltdown picture
Amid the many new wide release movies in recent days, there's a change in North American box office which unfortunately ends the reign of "Inside Man" in the chart. The drama thriller flick's top position is seized by the animated sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown", which scores about $114 million worth in tickets sales, such amount enough to remove the previous flick to No. 2. with another $15.7 million in ticket sales.

The next is "ATL" with $12.5 million, ahead of "Failure to Launch" at No. 4 with $6.6 million and "V For Vendetta" at No. 5 with $6.4 million. Horror, thriller "Stay Alive" ($4.575 million) is 6th, followed by comedy romance "She's the Man" at No. 7 which scores $4.571 million. Comedy horror "Slither" is next with $3.7 million. Meanwhile, "The Shaggy Dog" is at No. 9, while "Basic Instinct 2" is at No. 10 alongside "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector", both of which score an amount of $3 million.
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Fats Domino Has Been Granted Delta Fame Honor

April 03, 2006 06:49:51 GMT

Fats Domino was inducted into the Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame Saturday April 1st, 2006, but didn't feel up to the trip to accept the award in person.

Despite such fact, the 77-year-old Blues legend said in his letter to accept his hall of fame honor that he was "touched". Also he added "Hurricane Katrina led a path of destruction through my home. However, she would not destroy my faith in God and my love of music and my fans."
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The 19th Annual Kids Choice Awards Winners


April 03, 2006 06:23:45 GMT

The Nickelodeon's Kid's Choice Awards has just held its 19th annual bash on Saturday April 1st, 2006 at the Pauley Pavilion. Numbers of famous names come to the surface to bring home the award.

Among the many winners, Lindsay Lohan has been the one chosen as Favorite Movie Actress, while Will Smith is the Favorite Movie Actor. As of the Favorite Movie, the winner is "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire". Meanwhile, chosen as Favorite Voice From an Animated Movie is Chris Rock, thanks to his contribution to "Madagascar".
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Superman Returns to be Shown on Imax Screens

April 03, 2006 04:53:39 GMT

Superman Returns picture
Warner Bros. Pictures has on Thursday March 30th, 2006 announced that "Superman Returns" will hit worldwide theater on June 30th. In the meantime, the action adventure flick also is going to be shown on Imax screens, with 20 minutes of the movie converted into 3-D.

Imax viewers reportedly will be prompted by an on-screen cue to put on and take off 3-D glasses for the sequences. "The magic of Imax 3-D will envelop audiences in the story, enabling them to feel the emotion, drama and suspense in a completely new and unique way," said director Bryan Singer.
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Vince Gill Gets ACM Humanitarian Prize

April 03, 2006 04:25:52 GMT

His generous spirit and charitable work finally earn musician Vince Gill the Academy of Country Music's Home Depot Humanitarian Award. The American country music singer-songwriter, as Billboard has learned, will be presented with the award on the nationally televised 41st annual ACM Awards on May 23 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. The show will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.

Said he is "pretty thrilled" by the honor, Gill simply remarked "I've been fortunate to receive a lot of awards. When they're about a song or a record or a performance, it's just really about that moment. This kind of award embodies a totally different spirit ... These are the things that make you feel like you've been a decent human. It's more about life and more about serving your fellow man and about the things that really do matter."
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Janet Jackson's New Single Set for May Release

April 03, 2006 04:08:28 GMT

Virgin Urban president Jermaine Dupri told Billboard that the first single from Janet Jackson's upcoming album will be released to radio in May. Elsewhere, the album itself will then be released at the end of September.

Janet reportedly is once again working with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis on the new set. "It's a milestone year for us and for the collaboration," Jam said while adding "It'll be 20 years since the release of (Jackson's 1986 album) 'Control,' so there's definitely a little bit of a nod to that on the new album."
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Assault Charges Against Yanni Dropped


April 03, 2006 03:32:43 GMT

The Florida state attorney in Palm Beach County has on Friday March 31st, 2006 announced that musician Yanni won't face charges stemming from a fight with his girlfriend Silvia Barthes earlier this month.

The musician was arrested in Florida on March 3rd after Silvia reported an assault to police. Silvia alleged that Yanni shook her, tossed her on a bed and body-slammed her. The argument apparently erupted after Yanni ordered her to pack her bags and move out.
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George Jones Was Hospitalized for Pneumonia

April 03, 2006 03:16:56 GMT

Country singer George Jones has been hospitalized for pneumonia, his label, Bandit Records, announced Friday March 31st, 2006. The veteran musician was hospitalized on Thursday in Nashville.

And for now on the singer is "resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery," according to a statement on GeorgeJones.com. Thus, due to such fact, weekend performances for Albany, Ga.; Panama City, Fla.; and Chattanooga will be rescheduled.
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Cameron Diaz Wins Court Case Over Topless Photos

April 03, 2006 02:56:53 GMT

Cameron Diaz's publicist, Brad Cafarelli, has on Friday March 31st, 2006 confirmed that a Los Angeles judge has awarded Diaz statutory damages over the illicit sale of topless photos of her taken ten years ago before she became an A-list actress.

To your notice, Diaz sued photographer John Rutter in 2004 after he tried to get her to buy the photos from him for $3.3 million. And when she refused, he threatened to sell them to a European advertising agency for $5 million.
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Global Top 10 Albums of 2005

April 03, 2006 02:22:40 GMT

British band Coldplay has topped the 2005's global charts with their album "X&Y" sold 8.3 million copies around the world, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) reports. Such attainment leads the music act to top some other famous musicians, like Mariah Carey whose album "The Emancipation of Mimi" sold 7.7 million to be at 2nd position.

Top the 2005's global charts at No. 3 is 50 Cent's "The Massacre" which has been sold 7.5 million worldwide. The Black Eyed Peas' "Monkey Business" (6.8m) is 4th, followed by "American Idiot" by Green Day which sold 6.4 million copies. Madonna's "Confessions on a Dance Floor" is next, just one place ahead of Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway" at No. 7.
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Warner Bros. Gives Williams & Moore License to Wed

April 03, 2006 02:08:09 GMT

License to Wed picture
Fellow movie stars Robin Williams and Mandy Moore have both been granted "License to Wed" by Warner Bros. Pictures. While the twosome has agreed to star in, John Krasinski is still in early talks to join them.

"License to Wed" is a drama comedy romance flick revolves around a young couple whose wedding plans are interrupted when the pushy minister (Williams) of the bride's family church orders the pair to complete a two-week prenup course. They must pass the class if they want to marry in his church. The groom fails the course and loses the girl but fights to win her back.
 
 
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