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September 12, 2006

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Stars Coming Down to "Then She Found Me"

September 12, 2006 09:53:47 GMT

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Lining up to bring more highlights to the movie, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, and Bette Midler have given nods to join the cast of "Then She Found Me", a directorial film debut of "Mad About You" star Helen Hunt.

Firth will play a man whom Hunt's character meets through one of her students while Broderick is billed as her husband and Middler as her birth mother. The movie itself is a drama based on Elinor Lipman's novel of the same title and is being financed by The Blue Rider fund and the bank ICB. The script initially was adapted by Alice Arlen, but later was re-written by Hunt and Vic Levin with Hunt making the final polish. Production of the picture is currently taking place in Brooklyn.
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No Brent Spiner in "Star Trek XI"

September 12, 2006 09:11:34 GMT

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A surprising remark has been made by Brent Spiner concerning his involvement in the high-anticipated movie "Star Trek XI." The actor, who has played Data in numerous "Star Trek" installments, has decided to not take part in the project, announcing it as the franchise celebrated its 40th anniversary last Friday, September 8.

"I don't think I should play Data anymore. I think I'm too old to play him anymore to be honest, " so he said. "I think it would look stupid putting that make-up on me at this point. There certain characters that I think work in a youthful way and I think I really skated along the edge in the last couple movies as it was."
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"Ruby Tuesday" to Be Co-Produced by Mick Jagger

September 12, 2006 08:39:16 GMT

"Ruby Tuesday" is drawing closer to materialization. The animated project has drawn Mick Jagger in to co-produce through his Jagged Films production company, Variety has reported.

With this inclusion, Jagger then is set to collaborate with Luc Besson and Pierre-Ange Le Pogam of Europacorp in developing the picture. In the meantime, as part of the deal, the man will allow the flick to feature 12 songs of his band, The Rolling Stones.
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Mario Vazquez Will be Releasing His Debut Album

September 12, 2006 08:00:28 GMT

Mario Vazquez, the fourth season American Idol participant who abruptly voted himself off of the competition after making it into the top 12, is going to release his solo album.

The man really is very serious about establishing a music career. Says he has no regrets about dropping out of the running, Mario in now bringing into life his self-work, an eponymous debut album which is slated to hit stores Sept 26.
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Luc Besson Ends Career as Helmer in "Arthur"

September 12, 2006 07:59:55 GMT

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Movie industry will truly lose a prominent figure in filmmaking. Veteran director Luc Besson has unveiled his plan to take a permanent withdrawal from directing field, stating that his upcoming work of "Arthur and the Invisibles" will be the last film feature he helms. "I am pleased to have completed this cycle," so he said. "That is finished."

Following the shocking statement, the 47-year-old filmmaker revealed on Monday, September 11 his intention to devote himself to civic projects instead, saying that he was keen to try his hand at a whole array of new projects. "I want to take a little care of my fellow citizens," he remarked. I want to take a little care of my planet. I want to act in favor of the inner cities, in favor of the environment. I want to do lots of things."
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Hot Star Orlando Bloom Romancing Uma Thurman

September 12, 2006 07:27:07 GMT

Whispers of Orlando Bloom romancing Uma Thurman have been swirling. The hot actor reportedly started seeing the 36-year-old actress despite the fact that he's just split with his on-again, off-again girlfriend of four years, Kate Bosworth.

Bloom was apparently seen visiting Thurman on the set of a Honda commercial she was shooting and sources said "they looked very comfortable around one another."
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Joel Schumacher Lands Feet on "Town Creek"

September 12, 2006 07:08:29 GMT

Renowned filmmaker Joel Schumacher is turning his attention to horror genre. The "Batman Forever" helmer has reached a deal to direct "Town Creek" for Gold Circle Films, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Scheduled for a 2007 release, the movie revolves around a West Virginia man who helps his brother fight against a family that has been protecting a Nazi vampire while holding his brother captive for him to feed off of for years. Dave Kajganich is set to write the screenplay with Peter Care, Tom Lassally, and Robyn Meisinger producing.
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Pop Star Christina Aguilera Will be Embarking UK Tour

September 12, 2006 07:04:37 GMT

With her new album "Back to Basics" just released, Christina Aguilera has announced details of concerts in Dublin and Belfast this winter.

In support of the new released set, the pop star will kick off the tour November 17 in Sheffield, England, followed by shows in cities such as Paris, Frankfurt, Vienna, Zurich, Manchester and two nights at London's Wembley Arena.
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Welcome to the Universe of 30 Seconds to Mars

September 12, 2006 06:27:36 GMT

Alternative rock/progressive metal band 30 Seconds to Mars is preparing themselves to amuse their fans at their upcoming Welcome to the Universe Tour. The gig, slated to kick off October 17 near Minneapolis as part of the "MTV2 $2 Bill Presents" series, will "blow people's eyelids off", promised the band's frontman Jared Leto.

"We want to create a festival atmosphere. We plan on bringing an element of excitement and chaos and escape. We are going to do things that have never been done before, and we are making all kinds of plans and postulations about the possibilities. We have a lot of things happening, and it's very exciting." So Leto told MTV News.
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Dimension Fell for "Mandy Lane"

September 12, 2006 06:00:41 GMT

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Following the trail of MGM in nabbing Toronto Film Festival participant "Rescue Dawn" under its wings, Dimension Films, a subsidiary of The Weinstein Company, has satisfyingly acquired the distribution rights to teen horror flick "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane."

Already encountered its premiere at the festival on Saturday, September 9, the movie marks a directorial debut of Jonathan Levine and features young talents like Amber Heard, Anson Mount, also Aaron Himelstein. Script is penned by Jacob Forman with Chad Feehan, Felipe Marino, Joe Neurauter seating as producers.
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Madonna's Concert in Moscow Is Going to be A Day Late

September 12, 2006 04:50:35 GMT

Has provoked protest at earlier stops of her "Confessions" tour in Italy, Germany and the Netherlands among others, Madonna in fact won't stop performing. The pop sensation even brings her upcoming performance to Russia, marking her first ever concert there.

Previously planned to hold her tour on September 11th, coincide with the 5th years admonition of the terror attacks, Madonna was forced to have her trek a day late after critics said it would be disrespectful to the victims of incident.
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MGM Getting Back into Big League

September 12, 2006 04:45:56 GMT

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Taking a notch higher following the unveiling of its intention to make five movie sequels, MGM has come up with a bigger plan to mark its return to the studio big leagues. Based on reports compiled by Variety, the studio has revealed that it will release some $150 million-plus films over the next few years which include "The Hobbit", "Terminator 4", and a sequel to 1999's "The Thomas Crown Affair."

Concerning "The Hobbit", MGM is said to produce the flick in partnership with New Line Cinema while eyeing "Lord of the Rings" trilogy helmer Peter Jackson to take the director's seat. Jackson himself, as reported by Aint-it-Cool.com, has shown his willingness to helm the project, even though his schedule gets more crowded every passing week.
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Paul Stanley of KISS Is Fathering, Again

September 12, 2006 04:26:01 GMT

It's a baby joy for KISS singer/guitarist Paul Stanley and his wife, Erin Sutton. The couple, who tied the knot last November, has welcomed a baby boy on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

The newly-born, named Colin Michael Stanley was born in Los Angeles and weighed in at 8 lbs. 6 oz. On his son, Stanley told People magazine "Lucky for him, he looks just like his mother".
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Producers to Work Marcia Cross' Real-Life Pregnancy Into "Desperate Housewives"


September 12, 2006 03:57:28 GMT

Just days after Marcia Cross announced her first pregnancy ever, there comes words from another "Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria, that producers do concern to work the actress' real-life pregnancy into the hit TV series "Desperate Housewives".

Longoria said producers have decided to make the expectant mother part of the show's plot. "They are writing it in," she told the TV magazine show Access Hollywood, while adding "I don't know. Who knows who is going to knock her up on our show!"
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Further Details in the Tragic Death of Anna Nicole Smith's Son

September 12, 2006 03:25:29 GMT

Here we provide you with further details in the tragic death of Daniel Wayne Smith, the 20-year-old son of Playboy playmate Anna Nicole Smith. Police investigation said that Daniel died Sunday September 10th, 2006 while visiting his mother at Doctors' Hospital in Nassau, where she had given birth last week to a 6-pound, 9-ounce baby girl.

Reginald Ferguson, assistant commissioner of the Royal Bahamian Police Force, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Daniel was visiting his mother at the hospital when he was found in her room at about 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning. "It would appear from our report that the mother had gotten up, saw him in the chair and he appeared to be sound asleep," he said. "She tried to wake him up, he was unresponsive, and she sounded the alarm."
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Kate Beckinsale Has A "Vacancy" to Stay in


September 12, 2006 03:24:45 GMT

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Marking her return to Sony's Screen Gems after "Underworld" series, Kate Beckinsale has signed on to star in the company's new horror thriller feature of "Vacancy", replacing Sarah Jessica Parker who reportedly dropped out due to personal reasons.

Therefore takes over Parker's role, the beauty will be billed opposite Luke Wilson to play a couple who realize that they are become the object for making a snuff film upon finding out video cameras in their motel room. Also joining the cast list is Frank Whaley who will portray the anti-hero.
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No, Eva Longoria "Would Never Do Another TV Show After Desperate Housewives"

September 12, 2006 02:55:41 GMT

She really is committed to the screen project that makes her name big, which is the famous TV series "Desperate Housewives". And so, it is not a surprise when Eva Longoria said "I would never leave 'Desperate Housewives'".

The actress further admits to love "the medium of television and the routine it provides", yet also claims that "Housewives" will be her last series.
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Drew Barrymore on the October Issue of Elle Magazine

September 12, 2006 02:38:13 GMT

Go and get the October issue of Elle magazine and you'll read there all about Drew Barrymore. The actress, who posed for the cover of the publication, spills what she really wants.

She tells the magazine, "I want to be terrified. I really want to do what I think I'm going to f--king fail at miserably." She, moreover, also talks about her latest role in the forthcoming drama "Lucky You", in which she has to play a Vegas lounge singer opposite Eric Bana.
 
 
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