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July 17, 2006

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New Line Picks Michelle Pfeiffer to Play the "Hairspray" Villain

July 17, 2006 08:43:21 GMT

The cast is complete now as New Line has picked Michelle Pfeiffer to play the "Hairspray" villain, Velma von Tussel, the former Miss Baltimore Crabs beauty queen-turned-bitter Baltimore TV station owner.

Thus, the actress will star in the musical comedy alongside the already onboard star-studded cast, John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Amanda Bynes, Zac Efron and newcomer Nikki Blonsky, who's been set to play lead Tracy Turnblad.
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Jeri Ryan Reveals Details of Her Engagement

July 17, 2006 06:43:05 GMT

Jeri Ryan and Christopher Eme engaged. The actress spills her guts while promoting her new TV series "Shark" at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, California.

"He brought me home, covered my eyes and took me up to the bedroom. He had candles lit everywhere and champagne on ice. He had gotten this huge canvas and painted it with words that said in French 'And you come with me forever.'" Further she revealed that Eme also put their photograph at the bottom of the canvas with the words 'Toi et Moi' ('You and Me').
News > Celebrity Gossip

Sienna Miller Invites Mom to Canada to Meet Her New Beau

July 17, 2006 06:16:28 GMT

Left behind her on-off relationship with Jude Law, Sienna Miller is now focusing her love to new beau James Franco.

She apparently loves the man so much and considers their romance very serious that the actress is said to have invited her mother to Canada to meet him.
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The North American Box Office's Top 10 Final Figures

July 17, 2006 03:53:19 GMT

The estimated ticket sales at the North American box office for July 14-16 period shows the dominance of the "Pirates". The adventure, action, comedy flick, tentatively titled "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", taking in another $62.2 million in ticket sales, thus rules the movie chart for a second weekend.

On top of that attainment, the movie also has quickly become the year's top-grossing film, rocketing past "X-Men: The Last Stand," which has taken in $232 million in eight weeks, with the "Pirates" sequel raising its 10-day total to $258.2 million. Meanwhile, The Wayans brothers comedy "Little Man" claims the 2nd spot with about $21.7 million, just one place ahead of "You, Me and Dupree" at 3rd with $21.3 million.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Chicago Film Fest Honored Steven Spielberg

July 17, 2006 03:31:28 GMT

The 42nd annual Chicago International Film Festival, held Saturday July 15th, 2006, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, saluted acclaimed director and producer Steven Spielberg for his countless contribution to film industry.

Thus, the man has been handed the Chicago International Film Festival's Gold Hugo Lifetime Achievement Award for the three decades of incomparable cinema.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brandon Routh Offered $US500,000 to Pose Naked for Playgirl

July 17, 2006 02:57:51 GMT

The success of "Superman Returns" to become one of the top-grossing films of the year has brought its main cast, Brandon Routh, to spotlight and most of all provided him with more film offers. Acting aside, the actor reportedly has been offered half a million dollars to pose naked for Playgirl.

A source revealed to America's In Touch magazine: "Brandon is gorgeous, and the editors noticed. He has the body and face of a Greek god." That's maybe the reason why the handsome star has been approached by the magazine to bare all in their pages.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Timberlake Spills His Drug Use

July 17, 2006 02:26:14 GMT

That Justin Timberlake has "done way too many drugs already", that's shocking. But it's true.

The pop singer has, in an interview with the Observer Music Monthly magazine, admitted to taking drugs. He says "I've done way too many drugs already. I've already inhaled and I've already - who knows...?"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Avril Lavigne and Deryck Whibley Wed

July 17, 2006 02:08:24 GMT

The young, beautiful, and talented singer Avril Lavigne and longtime boyfriend Deryck Whibley of the band Sum 41 tied the knot Saturday afternoon July 15th, 2006 in California.

The outdoor ceremony took place at a private estate in the coastal city of Montecito, 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles. People magazine noted there were about 110 guests in attendance, including Whibley's pals at the band and a longtime friend of Lavigne's.
 
 
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