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July 27, 2006

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Pammy, Kid Rock, and Their Wedding Plans

July 27, 2006 09:51:27 GMT


Pamela Anderson has had such extraordinary plans concerning her wedding with Kid Rock. The actress confirmed Wednesday July 26th during a news conference about her new online poker site, PamelaPoker.com. that she's ready to tie the knot with Rock in France, California, Michigan, and Tennessee.

Pammy says "I'm going to get married a few times this month to the same guy". Moreover, she claims that her nuptials to the rocker, reportedly planned for Saturday, will take place near St. Tropez, France.
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"Magic 8 Ball" to Roll from Universal and Tom Shadyac

July 27, 2006 09:51:12 GMT

Getting busy in helming "Evan Almighty" apparently does not make Tom Shadyac stop looking for another propitious project worth to be brought up to the surface. The filmmaker has teamed up with Universal to make another comedy pitch entitled "Magic 8 Ball" yet there is no confirmation yet whether the man will take the director's seat, so Variety has reported.

Revolving around the soothsaying toy, the picture will be produced by Shadyac himself through his Shady Acres with partner Michael Bostick based on the scripts written by duo Barry Blaustein and Jason Hefter. Blaustein previously has been known for his works in "Coming to America" and "The Nutty Professor" while Hefter for "Ultimate Rush" also "Assembly Required."
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It's A Boy for Seal and Klum

July 27, 2006 09:31:23 GMT


Unlike any other celebrities who tend to remain tight-lipped on the sex of their unborn babies, singer Seal opens up about it. The star publicly reveals that he and wife Heidi Klum is expecting a baby boy.

Per Contactmusic, Seal made public the sex of his unborn baby whilst onstage performing at a concert in Germany, saying that he was looking forward to the birth of "the little boy".
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Suri, "She's An Absolute Beauty" Says Jada Pinkett Smith

July 27, 2006 09:00:06 GMT


"She's one of the sweetest babies I've ever met in my life," says Jada Pinkett Smith speaking on Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' mysterious daughter Suri. "She's an absolute beauty and she's Daddy's little girl."

The actress and her actor husband Will Smith claim to have visited Suri twice, both times at Cruise and Holmes's Beverly Hills mansion. Described the little creature to People magazine, Jada Pinkett adds "She's beautiful and they're very happy and they need to be left alone".
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Irwin Fletcher Character Getting Revived in Weinstein's "Fletch Won"

July 27, 2006 08:55:04 GMT

It has been more than the decade since Chevy Chase's Irwin Fletcher entertained the moviegoers to become everyone's favorite wisecracking, crime-solving investigative journalist so it's no wonder if Weinstein Company feels that it's time for it to bring the character back on screen after all. Yes, the company has announced Wednesday, July 26 that it will make a prequel to the 1985 flick, titled "Fletch Won", with Bill Lawrence to take both jobs as writer and director.

Replacing Kevin Smith who was dropped from the project following the clash of vision between him and producer David List, Lawrence has revealed his intention to stick close to the source material for the movie which is based on Gregory Mcdonald's novel of the same name. In the meantime, this "Scrubs" mastermind seems to be more concerned with casting matters as the man tries to lobby Zach Braff to join the line-up playing the titular role. "Zach is perfect for the role," so he told The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm going to use all my pull trying to make him do it."
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WWE's Stephanie McMahon Gives Birth to Baby Girl


July 27, 2006 08:42:37 GMT

Stephanie McMahon and Paul Michael Levesque, both are World Wresting Entertainment Superstars, happily welcomed the arrival of their first child, a daughter whom they named Aurora Rose Levesque.

The baby, weighing in at 8 lbs., 7 oz, was born Monday evening July 24th in Greenwich, Conn. "We'll see how tough I am now", says Levesque expressing his joy upon the arrival of the infant.
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David Hasselhoff & Pamela Bach Are Officially Divorced

July 27, 2006 08:12:17 GMT


It's official, David Hasselhoff and Pamela Bach are no longer husband and wife. The couple finally has their divorce finalized Wednesday July 26th, Bach's attorney Bret Hunter said.

"I've always loved him and always will, and have love and compassion for him," Bach told The Associated Press. "It's a very, very sad day, but a day to move on."
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"Borat" Faces World Premiere at Toronto Film Fest

July 27, 2006 07:54:30 GMT

Borat picture
Following other movies like "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane" and "Black Sheep", "Borat" will also encounter its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival, so the organizers of the event have confirmed on Tuesday, July 25.

Starring funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen under the direction of "Seinfeld" alumnus Larry Charles, the flick will be screened during the Midnight Madness program together with the aforementioned pictures.
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Tori Spelling Will Inherit Just $800,000

July 27, 2006 07:49:26 GMT


What an unfortunate that Tori Spelling reportedly will inherit merely $800,000 of her father, Aaron Spelling's estimated $500 million fortune. The new Us Weekly quoted "a pal" as saying Aaron's will leaves Tori "less than $1 million" in cash and stocks.

The source says, "it's disheartening to her" for the actress was so close to her TV mogul father. Worse, in order to get the inheritance which includes a cash sum that she was to receive on Monday, 30 days after her father's death, Tori would have to go up against the will's executor - her mother, Candy Marer Spelling, with whom she's been feuding.
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DreamWorks Takes In "The Intern"

July 27, 2006 07:19:49 GMT

One more comedic feature is about to come out from DreamWorks as the giant film company has already obtained Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky's "The Intern", The Hollywood Reporter has reported. While details on the helmer as well as the cast still remain to be a big question, it has been confirmed that Ivan Reitman will produce the flick through his Montecito Pictures.

Giving a potential premise of a middle-aged, stay-at-home dad who decides to return to the work force and is forced to start as an intern, the movie thereby marks the success of Eisenberg and Stupnitsky in taking a leap from small to big screen for sure. The twosome, who made pact together two years ago after their meeting on the Fox lot, have been known to be the staff writers on NBC's acclaimed series "The Office."
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Prince and Second Wife Are Divorcing


July 27, 2006 07:18:20 GMT

Famous musician Prince and his wife of five years, Manuela Testolini Nelson, are divorcing. People magazine reported, Alan Eidsness, the lawyer representing Prince, confirms that a divorce action was filed at Minnesota's Hennepin County District Court on May 24. The documents are sealed.

Prince and Testolini, who used to work for Paisley Park Studios, the recording and production complex the singer opened near Minneapolis in 1987, tied the knot in 2001 in a small, super-secret Jehovah's Witness ceremony in Hawaii. Testolini took her husband's last name.
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Seether Cancels August Tour Dates as Frontman Enters Rehab

July 27, 2006 06:44:06 GMT

South African rock band Seether has to, unfortunately, cancel their August tour dates following frontman Shaun Morgan's decision to check himself into a rehabilitation clinic for treatment of substance abuse.

Hence, Morgan's treatment has forced the band to cancel its August touring plans and following scheduled appearances this week, all future plans have been placed on hold until further notice.
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Los Lonely Boys Debuts at 2nd Spot on the Album Chart

July 27, 2006 06:10:07 GMT

The pop hits collection "Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 22" rules the album chart, again. This is the second straight week that the set reaches the peak position on the chart, selling 207,000 copies and thus becoming the only album to register six-figure sales in the week ended Sunday.

Meanwhile, the 2nd position on the chart is secured by Los Lonely Boys' "Sacred" taking in another 67,000 copies, and Rodney Atkins' "If You're Going Through Hell" is at 3rd with 55,000 copies. Gnarls Barkley's "St. Elsewhere" is at No. 4 with nearly 53,000 scans, followed by the soundtrack to the Disney Channel original movie "High School Musical" at #5 with sales of 52,000.
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Three to Linger in "Sherman's Way"

July 27, 2006 06:01:37 GMT

Sherman's Way picture
For this time being, it only needs two actors and one actress to build up "Sherman's Way" apparently. An indie comedy-drama, the picture has smoothly pulled together James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, and Lacey Chabert in the cast list to play the main characters under the direction of Craig Saavedra who will make the flick his directorial big screen debut.

Started his acting career in the '80s, LeGros can be spotted recently in the Showtime's terrorist drama "Sleeper Cell" while Colantoni in UPN's neo-noir series of "Veronica Mars." As for Chabert, the actress is last seen appearing on big screen in last year's movie of "Dirty Deeds" after previously starring opposite Lindsay Lohan in "Mean Girls" (2004).
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Exodus Plants Hope in "The Hero of Color City"

July 27, 2006 05:57:07 GMT

Hero of Color City, The picture
Tired of watching various kinds of animals popping up on big screen animations? Well, this one should be a nice diversion then. Exodus Film Group is developing an animated feature about crayons of which story, as described by Variety, follows the adventures of a diverse band of crayons as they strive to protect their magical, multihued homeland from an evil tyrant.

Entitled "The Hero of Color City", pic is aimed to be a potential family franchise and set to run for a full 90 minutes with Magnolia Pictures handling the distribution matters. The company is known to be a holding of 2929 Entertainment that has released several foreign as well as indie films like "Control Room" (2004) and "Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior" (2005).
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Chris Cornell Tapped to Craft "Casino Royale" Theme Song

July 27, 2006 05:10:30 GMT

The upcoming 21st installment of Bond movie, "Casino Royale", is more than ready to hit hard both the movie and music industry. It is reported Wednesday July 26th, that Chris Cornell, the frontman of Audioslave, has been booked to write and perform the theme song for the highly anticipated flick.

Working on the set, dubbed "You Know My Name," Chris works hand in hand with Bond composer David Arnold. "I've always loved Chris' work, both as a writer and as an artist, and had hoped someday to find the right film to inspire him," Lia Vollack, president of worldwide music for Columbia Entertainment, the studio behind the film, said in a statement.
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Available Now on iTunes, Metallica's Catalog

July 27, 2006 04:34:47 GMT


Heavy metal band Metallica finally offers individual songs for download. After long holdout, the music act has, starting from Tuesday July 25th, made their catalog available on iTunes. In a message posted on their official Web site, the band announced that they will offer their entire catalog, including individual songs for download - on iTunes.

There they wrote, "Over the last year or so, we have seen an ever-growing number of Metallica fans using online sites like iTunes to get their music. So, in continuing with the tradition of offering our albums for sale online (which we've been doing for a few years through various sites), as well as making our live concerts available for download in their entirety (through the livemetallica.com site), we are now offering fans the opportunity to obtain our songs individually."
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Jessica Simpson to be A Guest on Rosie's 'View' Debut

July 27, 2006 04:08:10 GMT


Jessica Simpson has been booked to be a guest on the first episode of "The View" to star new co-host Rosie O'Donnell, on September 5 later this year.

A source close to Simpson said it was "Rosie herself reached out to Jessica. When Jessica was just starting out, none of the big shows were interested in her, but Rosie took a chance on her and Jessica never forgot it".
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Jason Reitman Snatches "Juno" from Brad Silberling

July 27, 2006 03:57:30 GMT


Looks like the baton has slipped off Brad Silberling's hands completely to be handed over to Jason Reitman. Variety has reported that Silberling has backed away from Mandate Pictures' "Juno" and so prompted the company to assign Reitman as his replacement in the project for sure.

Silberling, known for his 2004 work in "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events", has been said to take his departure because of creative differences over casting which so far has not yet been settled despite the aim to start filming production on early fall. As for Reitman, the picture will be his next effort after star-studded comedic feature of "Thank You for Smoking" which previously saw its release in March.
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"I'm Gay", Lance Bass of NSYNC Said

July 27, 2006 03:28:57 GMT


Would like to set the record straight, Lance Bass, band member of NSYNC, opens up about his sex orientation, tells People magazine he's gay and in a "very stable" relationship with actor Reichen Lehmkuhl, winner of season four of CBS' "Amazing Race".

In his further avowal, Lance claimed that it was all the band's popularity that prevents him from revealing his sexuality earlier. He said "I knew that I was in this popular band and I had four other guys' careers in my hand, and I knew that if I ever acted on it or even said (that I was gay), it would overpower everything".
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Overheated and Dehydrated, Lindsay Lohan Taken to Hospital

July 27, 2006 02:40:02 GMT


Lindsay Lohan was taken to an L.A. hospital by private car very early Wednesday morning. "She was overheated and dehydrated," the actress' rep, Leslie Sloane-Zelnick explained. "She was filming in 105-degree weather for 12 hours."

Just for you to know, Lindsay was filming the movie "Georgia Rule" in the hot area. Due to such fact, the star then spent several hours in the hospital, where she was given a Vitamin B-12 shot and is now "totally fine" after a good night's sleep.
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Regency Slips into "Straight and Narrow"

July 27, 2006 02:31:34 GMT

Joe Gazzam probably could draw a slight breath of relief now as Regency Enterprises has officially obtained the film distribution rights to his script of "Straight and Narrow" according to The Hollywood Reporter. Produced by Ralph Winter and Circle of Confusion, the project revolves around a parolee who is forced to conduct one last heist for his future father-in-law.

With this acquisition, "Straight and Narrow" thereby is the second spec script sale in the past year for Gazzam after "Scared Straight" which has successfully been sold to New Line Cinema.
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Stars Lining Up to Create "Serenade"

July 27, 2006 02:21:35 GMT


"New York City Serenade" sure gets merrier this time with the arrival of a number of stars to highlight the project as Chris Klein and Freddie Prinze Jr. have already been billed to play the two leading roles with Alexander Chaplin, Heather Bucha, and newcomer Ben Schwartz in supporting parts while Jamie-Lynn Sigler is in final talks to join the feature, so The Hollywood Reporter revealed.

Loosely based on the life of its director, Frank Whaley, the movie is a comedy set in the mid 1990s which tells about the friendship of two childhood friends, an aspiring filmmaker named Owen (Prinze Jr.), and Ray (Klein), a drummer who plays the dive bar circuits. The longtime relationship sadly gets strained because of an occurrence which leads them into a fight, prompting the two to part ways until an unexpected reunion 18 months later.
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Welcome Back Katharine McPhee

July 27, 2006 02:04:36 GMT


Katharine McPhee is ready to get back on stage. The American Idol runner-up, who has missed the start of the "American Idol" summer tour due to both laryngitis and bronchitis right before the tour was set to start, is healthy now and thus is ready to kick off the gig starting Thursday July 27th.

In a one-on-one interview with her sister and "EXTRA" Special Correspondent Adriana McPhee, Katharine spills about the struggle she had when her voice gave out due to both diseases.
 
 
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