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September 18, 2006

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George Clooney Surrounded by "Leatherheads"

September 18, 2006 08:47:48 GMT

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Seems eager to continue taking double jobs, George Clooney has smoothly signed on to both star and direct Universal Pictures's new project of football-themed film feature entitled "Leatherheads", Variety has reported.

In accordance with this deal, Clooney will also re-write the script while his Smoke House Productions partner Grant Heslov is set to produce alongside Casey Silver with Renee Zellweger in negotiations to co-star the picture.
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"Pirates" Snatches Back World Reign

September 18, 2006 07:56:19 GMT

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Long live the Pirates. After stumbling to number two last week, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" wonderfully strikes back so soundly that it finally has its way to return to the top spot on the international box office on Sunday, September 17, 2006.

Thanks to a record-setting opening in Italy of $12.8 million, the adventurous flick has successfully garnered an estimated weekend haul of $16.5 million from 42 territories, pushing Disney/Pixar's "Cars" back to number two as the animated picture turns out to score $6.6 million from 27 markets.
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Lionsgate Steps Aboard "3:10 to Yuma"

September 18, 2006 06:51:15 GMT

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Things apparently keep heading toward better direction for "3:10 to Yuma", a remake of the 1957 feature starring Glenn Ford in the lead role. Following the willingness of Relativity Media to handle the film's financial matters, Lionsgate has delightfully come in to take the distribution rights to the movie, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Originally placed under Sony Columbia banner, the picture has been developed for four years with plan to start production this past summer, but all got scrapped when the company decided to make its departure from the project.
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Weekend U.S Box-Office of September 15-17, 2006

September 18, 2006 05:02:48 GMT

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Looks like sports genre still remains everyone's favorite to look at in theaters. For the second time in the past month, another uplifting football movie has emerged powerfully to take a victory lap on the weekend box office.

Telling about a detention camp probation officer who creates a high-school-level football team from a group of dangerous teenage inmates, "Gridiron Gang" has delightfully made its way to open strong at $14.4 million during weekend of September 15-17, 2006 to seat firmly on the top of the list, becoming the Columbia Pictures' 10th best opener this year.
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Paris Hilton and Travis Barker Are Couple?!

September 18, 2006 04:17:24 GMT

There it is, after chatters and speculation, it is confirmed already that Paris Hilton is romancing Travis Barker.

The partygoer had strongly denied she was dating Travis, but as for now on her representative was forced to admit that the twosome indeed are couple after they were seen kissing.
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Bono Raised Money to Pay for AIDS Medication and Medical Care in Africa

September 18, 2006 03:32:39 GMT

Bono, the lead singer of Irish rock band U2, brought his fight against AIDS and poverty to Chicago. The rocker and his wife, Ali Hewson, visited the downtown Nordstrom store Saturday Sept 16th to promote a designer T-shirt that will raise money to pay for AIDS medication and medical care in Africa.

The shirts, emblazoned with the logo of Bono's "One" campaign against poverty, are made in Africa by Edun, a fair trade clothing label started by Bono and Hewson. The company will donate $10 for every $40 shirt sold to a fund supporting the health care of the factory workers who make the shirts.
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Matt Damon on Poverty and AIDS Mission

September 18, 2006 02:55:04 GMT

Spending more than a week visiting Africa in May earlier this year has given Matt Damon enough spirit to sink deeper into social matter, especially that deals with poverty and AIDS in the country. And thus committed to fight both issues, the actor hosted a fundraiser in Toronto last week to raise money to fight global poverty.

Attended by such famous names as Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz, Wyclef Jean and John Legend, the event raised almost $1.8 million which will benefit Canada's One X One and the U.S.-based Millennium Promise, headed by United Nations adviser Dr. Jeffrey Sachs.
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Lindsay Lohan Rushed to Hospital After Breaking Her Left Wrist

September 18, 2006 02:17:21 GMT

Friday Sept 15th was a bad day for Lindsay Lohan for late night that day she was rushed to hospital after breaking her left wrist at a Fashion Week party.

The actress was rushed to St. Vincent's Hospital in New York after slipping and falling at the city's Milk Studios during a New York Fashion Week event. Lohan's publicist, Leslie Sloane Zelnick, confirms the actress' wrist was fractured in two places when she fell over walking in an outdoor area in flat boots.
 
 
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