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April 18, 2006

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Renee Zellweger to Solve "Case 39"

April 18, 2006 09:51:58 GMT

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One more duty added to Renee Zellweger's has-to-do list that is solving "Case 39". The actress has inked a deal to star in the upcoming horror thriller flick, playing a social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover that things are not as they appear.

While the Paramount Pictures project is still looking for a director, shooting has been scheduled for July 31 in Vancouver. Keep it here for details on the movie, including its director and other additional cast.
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Katherine Heigl Joining "Knocked Up" Cast


April 18, 2006 09:39:19 GMT

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One more actress gets "Knocked Up". It's Katherine Heigl who has signed on to join the already on board cast, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann, on the Judd Apatow's direction.

The "Grey's Anatomy" star takes the role turned down by Anne Hathaway because of creative reasons. "Knocked Up" is a comedy romance flick which story follows a twenty something guy (Seth) who finds out he impregnated his one night stand.
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A Lawsuit Filed Against Jacko Has Been Thrown Out

April 18, 2006 08:29:45 GMT

A lawsuit brought by Joseph Bartucci Jr., who claimed he was molested by pop superstar Michael Jackson more than 20 years ago, has been thrown out. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon dismissed the suit filed by Joseph, in which he claimed to be lured into Jackson's limousine during the 1984 world's fair in New Orleans and held for nine days, during which he was both sexually and physically assaulted.

"We're pleased with the results," Jackson spokesman Brian Oxman said Monday. "It's time to get on to new and better things." On the other hand, Bartucci's lawyer, Louis Koerner said "I'm basically shocked". What a quite different response.
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Iggy Pop & the Stooges Making A Reunion Record

April 18, 2006 07:41:54 GMT

It's been more than three decades that The Stooges broke up. But it is still possible for the band to reunite with punk icon Iggy Pop. To bring the reunion into life, both sides are making a reunion record.

The as-yet-untitled set reportedly is due out next year via Virgin and will be produced by Steve Albini. In addition, it will also feature several tracks produced by Jack White.
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Hard Rock Band Tool Unveils North American Tour

April 18, 2006 07:12:15 GMT

Hard rock band Tool unveils a North American tour plans, beginning May 2 in Seattle, the same day they have their first album in five years, "10,000 Days" released. But, prior to the tour, the band will first of all headline appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival held April 30th in southern California.

Subsequent to the dates, Tool will play the European festival circuit, with dates on tap through July 9 at Finland's Turku Festival. The first single of "10,000 Days", tentatively titled "Vicarious" was officially released to radio Monday. Click on Tool's official site for a complete dates on their North American tour.
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Bruce Springsteen "Overcomes the Seeger Sessions"

April 18, 2006 06:42:56 GMT

As an attempt to support his new album, "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions" which will marry the street next Tuesday April 28th, Bruce Springsteen has announced an 18 U.S. tour dates, beginning May 27 in Boston. After that the trek will follow a previously announced 10-date European tour that gets underway May 5 in Dublin.

The tour, in addition, will also include new dates in several outdoor amphitheatres. Besides, Springsteen is planning his first appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on April 30 as well. The singer will soon thereafter play a series of four shows in Asbury Park, N.J., on April 20 and 24-26. For Springsteen's U.S. tour dates in complete click on the singer's official site.
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Co-Producer Sued the White Stripes Over Royalties

April 18, 2006 06:17:27 GMT

Music group The White Stripes is facing a lawsuit brought by Jim Diamond, who is listed as co-producer on the band's self-titled first album, released in 1999. In his suit, filed in U.S. District Court, Diamond claims that he played a pivotal role in creating the band's signature sound thus deserves a share of the royalties.

"It's not just about fun and games," Diamond said. "I understand this is a business." Aside, The White Stripes deny Diamond's claim, saying in court documents that they paid him $35 an hour for time at his Ghetto Recorders studio, which he started in 1996. As stated by the band's Los-Angeles based attorney, Bert Deixler, "It is a meritless case which will be defended with vigor".
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John's Clothing Sale Raised More Than $700,000

April 18, 2006 04:54:16 GMT

Flamboyant pop star Elton John really has made it good with his outfit. His five-day charity-clothing sale ended Friday April 14th, 2006 at the Rockefeller Center in New York surprisingly has raised more than 700,000 dollars. All the proceeds will benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

There are at least 10, 000 pieces of clothes from John and partner David Furnish's wardrobe sold at the charity, like the Richard James-designed polka-dot suit he wore during a controversial duet with rapper Eminem at the 2001 Grammy Awards and other suits by top designer labels such as Versace, Louis Vuitton, Comme des Garcons and Gucci.
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Gena Lee Nolin & Husband Have A Baby Boy

April 18, 2006 04:26:17 GMT

Former "Baywatch" babe Gena Lee Nolin has on Saturday April 15th, 2006 given birth to a baby boy. The actress and her hockey player husband Cale Hulse, named the newly born Hudson Lee Hulse. The infant was born in Scottsdale, Arizona and weighed in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces.

"Mother and baby are doing well and resting comfortably," Nolin's rep, Jerry Shandrew, said in a statement. As for everybody to know, the baby is the second for Nolin who has had an eight-year-old son, Spencer, from her first marriage to video producer Greg Fahlman.
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Touchstone Pictures Has Pushed Back "Apocalypto"

April 18, 2006 04:10:27 GMT

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Mel Gibson's Mayan epic "Apocalypto" which actually is slated to hit worldwide theaters on August 4th, 2006 has to reluctantly been pushed to December 8, so Touchstone Pictures announced.

Detailing on the reason behind, a spokesperson for the studio said that the production had fallen behind because of heavy rains in Mexico, where Gibson is shooting the film.
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"Impeach the President" Says Neil Young

April 18, 2006 03:54:37 GMT

Veteran rocker Neil Young is expressing truly what he's feeling inside in his upcoming album. The singer apparently has recorded an anti-war protest album on which he lashes out at George W Bush in a song titled "Impeach the President."

The 10-track set, called "Living with War," was recorded earlier in April and features a 100-strong choir, the Canadian-born musician announced on his Web site. As of the title track it includes lyrics such as: "On the flat-screen we kill and we're killed again. And when the night falls, I pray for peace."
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George Michael Pranged Three Parked Cars?

April 18, 2006 03:39:47 GMT

Singer George Michael is facing cop probe after he was reported to allegedly crash into three cars while trying to park his SUV in London early Sunday April 16th, 2006.

Witnesses, who rushed from their houses after hearing a crash, said they saw the pop star sitting in his Range Rover. Further they claimed Michael drove off without trying to find the owners of the damaged cars to tell them about the accident.
 
 
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