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July 28, 2006

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The 2006 Venice Film Festival Lineups

July 28, 2006 09:53:25 GMT

Fountain, The picture
As the 2006 Venice Film Festival is set to unravel less than two months, the line-up of films to be screened at this world's oldest cinema contest has been revealed on Thursday, July 27 by the organizers of the event. What comes as a surprise is that for the first time at the festival, all films competing for the top Golden Lion award will make their world premiere there.

Concerning this new move, the event's artistic director, Marco Mueller, has given his comment, saying it to be both a source of pride and a great risk. "The risk of failure is high because all these films are unknown quantities," so he commented. "But it also shows that producers realize that the Venice festival can be a useful way to introduce a certain kind of film. It is a vote of confidence in this event."
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Camera Rolling on "Day of the Dead"

July 28, 2006 08:09:07 GMT

Day of the Dead picture
Another remake is in the making as Emmett/Furla Films, a subsidiary of Family Room Entertainment Corporation, has just announced that principal photography has been carried out on its project of Day of the Dead, a remake of the 1985 classic horror flick of George A. Romero.

Also produced by Millennium Films and Taurus Entertainment, the movie features popular names like Mena Suvari, Ving Rhames, and Nick Cannon with Steve Miner to direct based on the scripts penned by Jeffery Reddick. Story will revolve around a group of scientists, military personnel and civilians who have to risk their life battling against a swarm of zombies.
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Jennifer Aniston Has the Most Perfect Legs in Hollywood


July 28, 2006 07:51:04 GMT


Every woman in the whole world might envy Jennifer Aniston for the actress is said to have the most perfect legs in Hollywood. At least according to a scientific study conducted by Dr Aric Sigman.

With the predicate Jenn tops such heavy contenders as Jessica Simpson and singer Christina Aguilera in the study carried out by electronics giant Braun.
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Carmen Electra Dating Jamie Foxx Is Just Not True

July 28, 2006 07:14:00 GMT


Wanna hear what Carmen Electra says concerning recent rumors claim she's dating Jamie Foxx? "That's just not true."

On the contrary to the report, the newly single claimed that on the same day she was said to hang out with Foxx, she in fact was home watching TV with Dave Navarro.
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"Mr. Machine" Shaped Under Universal

July 28, 2006 07:13:57 GMT

Still fresh from putting "Magic 8 Ball" under its wing, Universal Picture is quick indeed to land another deal in another comedy pitch. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the company has successfully picked up "Mr. Machine", a high-concept family comedy written by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride.

Embracing the concepts of '80s films from Amblin Entertainment, the picture tells a story of three young men who create together a robot that later intends to take over the world. Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer will produce with Jon Heder plus his two brothers, Dan and Doug, negotiating to executive produce through their Greasy Entertainment.
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Kevin Federline Model Young Men's Collection

July 28, 2006 06:55:31 GMT

Mr. Britney Spears starts working on his own career. Kevin Federline will model for the first ad campaign from Five Star Vintage, a young men's collection from Blue Marlin, San Francisco.

The ads, created in-house, could be found in the September issues of Stuff, Complex, Nylon and URB and run through year's end.
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Hilary Swank Steps into "Labyrinth"

July 28, 2006 06:35:18 GMT


Hilary Swank takes double jobs this time. Not only produce "Labyrinth", a remake of the 2003 French thriller, the Oscar-winning actress is also set to play a role in the movie, so Variety has reported.

Besides Swank, other producers include Rachel Rothman and Victoria Wisdom plus Erik Feig and Patrick Wachsberger from Summit Entertainment while Mark Morgan and Guy Oseary will produce for Maverick Films. As for the picture's screenplay, Russell Gewirtz has been appointed to pen the scripts upon the premise of a mental patient with multiple personalities who holds clues to the whereabouts of a serial killer.
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Hasselhoff Barred from Boarding for He Showed Up Too Drunk

July 28, 2006 06:19:44 GMT


Bad news came in two for David Hasselhoff as on Wednesday July 26th, the same day he has his divorce from wife Pamela Bach finalized, the actor was barred from boarding a flight to Los Angeles because he showed up too drunk at London's Heathrow airport.

British Airways officials stopped Hasselhoff from boarding a flight from London to Los Angeles this week, declaring him unfit to fly, after the star showed some erratic behavior.
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Justin Timberlake Supports Lance Bass

July 28, 2006 05:55:27 GMT


Justin Timberlake shows his support for former bandmate Lance Bass. The pop singer says in a statement released through his rep Ken Sunshine, "Lance is one of my great friends. I support him and wish him all the happiness in the world."

Meanwhile, Joey Fatone, another member of NSYNC tells PEOPLE, "He took years to really think about how he was going to tell everyone. I back him up 100 percent."
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Brad Pitt Attached to "Benjamin Button"

July 28, 2006 05:07:32 GMT


Brad Pitt finally reaches his goal. Looking forward to join "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" for at least a year, the Hollywood hunk has satisfyingly been billed to play the titular character in the project which he is slated to film after wrapping "Ocean's Thirteen" this summer.

Planned to start production in late fall this year, the picture will be directed by David Fincher based on the scripts written by Eric Roth from a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald to be released under Paramount and Warner Bros. with Kathleen Kennedy plus Frank Marshall as producers.
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Katharine McPhee Sings on "The View"

July 28, 2006 04:50:24 GMT


American Idol runner up Katharine McPhee marks her comeback to the scene by singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on "The View" on Thursday July 27th besides co-hosted the daytime talk show.

Make use the occasion wisely, McPhee publicly set the record straight on her being absent from American Idols Live! tour. Denied rumors that she missed the first few weeks of the gig because she was again struggling with bulimia, the star insists she was sidelined because of bronchitis and laryngitis, saying "I didn't really disappear. I was just following doctor's orders. He told me, 'You're not allowed to talk for three weeks. People thought the bulimia was the reason I was set back, but it's just not true. I just got sick and I was overworked."
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2-D Returns in Disney's "Frog Princess"

July 28, 2006 04:15:59 GMT

Princess and the Frog, The picture
Seemingly goes against the flow of the 3-D era in animation, Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) has set eyes to produce its new feature, "The Frog Princess", back to traditional 2-D style instead of the 3-D CGI method, so Variety has revealed.

Therefore being the latest 2-D project since the studio's 2004 work of "Home on the Range", the animated movie will be developed by writer-directors Ron Clements and John Musker who both have teamed up in previous Disney's films like "Treasure Planet", "Aladdin", and "The Little Mermaid" with Disney's longtime composer Alan Menken working on the music score.
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Jessica Simpson Switched the Cover Picture of Her "Public Affair"

July 28, 2006 04:04:46 GMT

Which one do you like most, a sultry Jessica Simpson or that of her in a girl-next-door look? Just choose one and help your idol decides which one is best as the final decision on a cover art for her new CD "A Public Affair" had not been made.

Last week the cover art for the CD surfaced shows Jessica with her hair down, sporting a strapless dress. But Jess' production team apparently changed their mind and thus make another one showing a more of a girl-next-door look and casual looking of the singer, in which she's sported with nothing but a t-shirt on, her hair pulled back and wearing a ring on her right index finger.
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Amazon.com Presents "The Stolen Child"

July 28, 2006 03:29:56 GMT

Making bold venture into film feature, world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com is set to mark its first step with "The Stolen Child", Variety has reported. Successfully obtained the screen rights to Keith Donohue's book of the same title, the company thereby will move to find proper director also a studio partner in bringing up the work into a live-action feature.

A best-selling novel that combines literature and fantasy besides covers issues of identity, "The Stolen Child" tells about a 7-year-old boy kidnapped by forest-dwelling changelings who then switch him with a look-alike. The story then follows the changeling's attempt to meld into a family as the boy roams the woods with a pack of feral children.
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Lance Armstrong Team Up with Nike and Apple Computer

July 28, 2006 03:27:24 GMT


American professional road racing cyclist Lance Armstrong has inked a deal with America's favorite shoe company Nike and mp3 player Apple Computer. The athlete has been booked to bring the world of sports and music together with the launch of their Nike+iPod sports line.

The first product released is that of Nike+iPod Sport Kit, which is a wireless system that allows the Nike+ footwear to "talk" to your iPod Nano, thus creating the ultimate workout experience.
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Maura Tierney & Billy Morrissette to Divorce

July 28, 2006 03:06:06 GMT

Maura Tierney, the actress best known for her role in the hit series "ER", is filing for divorce from Billy Morrissette, her husband of 13 years.

In court papers filed in Los Angeles, Tierney has cited "irreconcilable differences" as her reason for the split.
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"Resident Evil: Extinction" to Strike Theaters on September 7, 2007

July 28, 2006 02:40:18 GMT

Resident Evil: Extinction picture
At last the date is set. Sony's Screen Gems has just announced that the third installment of Resident Evil franchise, "Resident Evil: Extinction" will come to theaters exactly on September 7, 2007. Still features major cast from the first sequel, "Resident Evil: Apocalypse", such as Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr, and Sienna Guillory, the movie also adds more stars like Ali Larter, Chris Egan, Ashanti, plus Iain Glen among others in the line-up.

Taking place in a post-apocalyptic world overrun with mutant zombies, "Resident Evil: Extinction" continues to follow the trails of Alice, played by Jovovich, as she joins a convoy of human survivors cutting through the Nevada desert on a long trek to Alaska while being hunted by the minions of the perpetually scheming Dr. Isaacs.
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Yes It's True, Diesel and Menounos Are Dating

July 28, 2006 02:22:58 GMT

That Hollywood action hero Vin Diesel dating US TV presenter and aspiring actress Maria Menounos is true. It is said that Diesel once flirted with Menounos when she interviewed him on the program Access Hollywood.

A pal close to Menounos, a former Massachusetts Teen USA winner, does confirm that the actress has, indeed, had a long-standing crush on Diesel and is thrilled with the progression of the relationship.
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Audrey Hepburn's Iconic 'Tiffany' Dress to be Auctioned

July 28, 2006 01:58:55 GMT

The black gown worn by Audrey Hepburn for the 1961 classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's" will be auctioned for charity December later this year in London. The iconic dress is expected to fetch $130,000, Christie's auction house said Wednesday July 26th.

The dress, which is designed by Givenchy and worn by Hepburn in the memorable opening scene of the romantic comedy flick, is being auctioned on behalf of the City of Joy Aid charity which helps underprivileged children in India.
 
 
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