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September 30, 2006

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Three Attached to "Tender Hook"

September 30, 2006 06:55:43 GMT

Tender Hook, The picture
Lining up to share scenes together, Radha Mitchell, Ray Winstone, and Matt Le Nevez are ready to highlight an indie drama mystery entitled "The Tender Hook", Production Weekly has revealed.

Slated to start filming in Sydney by early 2007, pic revolves around a young woman who struggles to rise to the apex of a love/power triangle in the world of boxing. Jonathan Ogilvie is set to direct as well as write the screenplay.
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Revision on the U.S. Pop Album Charts for the Week Ended September 24th

September 30, 2006 06:25:53 GMT

Nielsen SoundScan has just released a revision on its data concerning report sales on the US pop album charts for the week ended Sunday Sept 24. The company's previous data, released Wednesday Sept 27th, is said to contain what it called as "anomalies," because an unidentified retailer was unable to report sales for the period.

And this just in, the latest 10 figure on the album charts. No. 1 is still Justin Timberlake with his second solo effort "FutureSex/LoveSounds" sold 228,000 units last week, up from the 217,000 originally reported. On the 2nd rank is Clay Aiken's "A Thousand Different Ways", taking in 211,000 units, up from 205,000. Stacy Ferguson's "The Dutchess" opens at No. 3 with 158,000 copies.
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Alicia Keys to Guest Voice in "The Backyardigans" Series

September 30, 2006 05:56:12 GMT

Grammy-award winning Alicia Keys invading the small screen. The singer will guest star in a special episode of Nick, Jr.'s cartoon "The Backyardigans" premiering Oct. 9 at 10:30 a.m. (ET/PT).

Keys is set to star as the animated "Mommy Martian" along with her niece Shakyra Lipscomb, who plays baby "Martian Boinga", on an episode titled "Mission to Mars." On top of that, Keys will also contribute the original song "Almost Everything Is Boinga Here" to the episode.
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Keira Knightley Treasures "The Best Time"

September 30, 2006 05:35:21 GMT

Edge of Love, The picture
This probably will be one mother-daughter project worth waiting for. Production Weekly has revealed that British starlet Keira Knightley is teaming up with her mother, playwright Sharman Macdonald, to bring up "The Best Time of Our Lives1" to the big screen.

Already attached to the picture since its inception four years ago, Knightley is going to play Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' childhood friend named Vera Phillips. The movie itself, scripted by Macdonald, will be made based on the life account of Thomas with taking focus on his complex relationship with his wife also Phillips and her eventual husband, William Killick.
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Diane Kruger Travels East to "Bosnia"

September 30, 2006 04:58:05 GMT

Hunting Party, The picture
German-born actress Diane Kruger is adding up one more acting stint to her resume. The "Troy" star has given positive sign to take part in comic adventure flick of "The Hunting Party (aka Spring Break in Bosnia)", the beauty herself confirmed the inclusion upon presenting "Copying Beethoven" with its director Agnieszka Holland in San Sebastian.

Joining Richard Gere and Terrence Howard in the cast, Kruger is billed to portray a Bosnian woman named Marjana while Gere and Howard will play a journalist and a cameraman, respectively. Lineup also consists of Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ivanir, plus Goran Kostic. Richard Shepard has been appointed to both direct and write the script.
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Is Orlando Bloom Getting Close with Penelope Cruz?


September 30, 2006 04:56:57 GMT

His break up with Kate Bosworth once became a hot commodity in Hollywood. And now Orlando Bloom sparks speculation on the street that he's getting close with Penelope Cruz.

Not without reason, but the Hollywood heartthrob has been spotted out twice with the actress at Hyde in LA this week. An onlooker tells PageSix.com, "They were definitely together and holding hands."
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David Strathairn Enters "Spiderwick" to Face "Ultimatum"

September 30, 2006 04:19:14 GMT

Spiderwick Chronicles, The picture
The few next years sure will be such a busy period for David Strathairn. Recently reported to topline dramatic feature "Hereafter", the Oscar-nominated actor has eagerly signed on to star in not one, but two other film projects namely "The Spiderwick Chronicles" and "The Bourne Ultimatum."

A joint production of Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Pictures, the former one places Strathairn alongside Freddie Highmore under the direction of "Just Like Heaven" helmer Mark Waters. Meanwhile, the latter, which is a Universal production, will se him playing the leader of a secret operation which hunts the title character played by Matt Damon.
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Teddy Geiger Tops Seventeen Magazine's Hot List


September 30, 2006 03:53:54 GMT

Here comes a new Hollywood starlet. People, please welcome Teddy Geiger. The newbie is still raw, but not with that of his future career. In addition to his many projects in entertainment industry, the guy has topped Seventeen magazine's hot list.

The eighteen-year-old songwriter is No. 1 on the magazine's list of "The 17 Hottest Guys In America", an attainment that lands him on the cover of Seventeen magazine's November "sexy" issue, making him the first guy to grace the cover since Justin Timberlake did in 2002.
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New Line to Develop Comedic Flick for Ice Cube

September 30, 2006 03:32:00 GMT

New Line Cinema is giving Ice Cube a special treatment. The giant film company has successfully obtained a comedy pitch for the actor's starring vehicle, Variety has learned.

Still not yet titled, the project is said to bill Cube as a social climber whose aspirations are threatened as a young boy suddenly shows up and calls him daddy. Richard Murphy has been tapped to write the script with Tracy Underwood producing.
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Canadian Rocker Avril Lavigne Apologizes for Hissy Spit

September 30, 2006 03:11:51 GMT

When Avril Lavigne does something, she always does it in the biggest way possible. And so does when she apologizing to fans.

The Canadian rocker has been all over the news these past few days for the so-called "hissy spit incident". As it was reported by many media, Avril and her husband, Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley, spit at photographers two nights in a row.
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More Arrive on "Yuma"

September 30, 2006 02:57:30 GMT

3:10 to Yuma picture
The "3:10 to Yuma" train gets more crowded this time as it has added five stars namely Gretchen Mol, Peter Fonda, Dallas Roberts, Ben Foster, and Vinessa Shaw aboard. All of them then are joining Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe who has already been billed to topline the project as an outlaw leader named Ben Wade.

A Lionsgate production, the picture is a remake of Glen Ford's 1957 vehicle of the same title which concerns about local rancher Dan Evans who engages in a battle of wills and guns with Wade's accomplice while waiting for the 3:10 train to Yuma to bring the desperado into the court.
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Esquire Crowned Scarlett Johansson "Sexiest Woman Alive"

September 30, 2006 02:47:33 GMT

Her physical beauty has been admired by many, not only male but female as well. More than just a beautiful face, Scarlett Johansson also possesses such a curvy body that many women in the universe dream off.

All those qualities indeed lead the editors at Esquire to crown her the "Sexiest Woman Alive". That's worth somehow judging from Scarlett's poses on the cover and inside pages of the magazine's November issue.
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Warner Bros. Breeds "Dragons"

September 30, 2006 02:30:05 GMT

Following its massive success with "Harry Potter" series, Warner Bros. Pictures has preemptively secured the rights to make "Here, There Be Dragons", a big screen adaptation of James A. Owen's upcoming children's novel.

David Goyer and David Heyman have both signed on to seat as producers via their respective Warners-based companies, Phantom Four and Heyday Films. Meanwhile, Owen is on duty to adapt his own work with Goyer supervising.
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Eva Longoria and Tony Parker Call It Quit?

September 30, 2006 02:26:30 GMT

Rumor has it, Eva Longoria and Tony Parker call it quit. A source close to the couple tells People that the "Desperate Housewives" actress and the San Antonio Spurs point guard have split up.

"They did break up. It's amicable," the source told the publication. "They are talking and trying to figure the best course of action for their future. They are trying to work things out. It's distance and demanding careers and not living in same city. It didn't happen yesterday. It's been going on for a while."
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"Volver" Selected Spain's Entry for Oscar

September 30, 2006 02:16:35 GMT

Volver picture
It's just a few days ago that Pedro Almodovar's "Volver" was named Best Film of the Year by International Federation of Film Critics and now, the flick again strikes high. The comic drama has delightfully been chosen to represent Spain in competing for a slot in best foreign film category at next year's Oscar, the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences announced Thursday, September 28.

Five candidates for the category will be made public by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on January 23, 2007. If the movie can make it through, it will be the second work of Almodovar to be nominated so after his "All About My Mother" which won the title in 2000.
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Dimension Gets "Naughty"

September 30, 2006 02:02:57 GMT

Making another deal, Dimension Films has acquired rights to a stop-motion animated Christmas holiday feature film from Seth Green's production company Stoopid Monkey entitled "Naughty or Nice", Variety has reported.

Described as a family-friendly holiday film, the project will be directed by Green himself alongside Matthew Senreich who has already been tapped to pen the script with comic book writer Geoff Johns. The threesome will also serve as producers with Green providing the voice of at least one of the main characters.
 
 
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