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October 25, 2006

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More Laying Hands on "Inkheart"

October 25, 2006 09:43:03 GMT

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Giving much more highlight to fantasy drama flick "Inkheart", Helen Mirren, Andy Serkis, Rafi Gavron, and Sienna Guillory have all come down to take part in the project, joining the likes of Brendan Fraser, Paul Bettany, and Jim Broadbent in turn.

Here Mirren will play a book collector named Elinor Loredan while Serkis is billed to portray a villainous character called Capricorn. Filming is scheduled to start next month in Italy then London with Iain Softley directing based on David Lindsay-Abaire's script.
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Nicole Kidman Says Goodbye to "The Lady from Shanghai"

October 25, 2006 09:24:24 GMT

"The Lady from Shanghai" has lost one big star from its cast. Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman reportedly told the press at Rome Film Festival that she shockingly has departed the project, a Studio Canal production set to be directed by Hong Kong-based filmmaker Wong Kar-wai.

This unexpected decision of the beauty can be understood since the star apparently intends to spend more time with her husband, Keith Urban, as he undergoes treatments to get rid of his alcoholism. No words yet whether she will also drop her other future projects like "The Golden Compass" and "Untitled Baz Luhrmann Project", but let's not hope so.
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Tom Cruise Eyeing Acting Slots in Three Films

October 25, 2006 08:47:18 GMT

Carefully making his choices for his next acting stint, megastar Tom Cruise is reportedly eyeing three features namely "Lions for Lambs", "The Ha-Ha", and "Selling Time" to mark his comeback to the big screen after "Mission: Impossible 3."

For the first project, which centers on a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, Cruise is being courted to play a congressman with Meryl Streep to portray a journalist under direction of veteran thespian Robert Redford who will also likely to star.
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Foxy Brown Received Three Years Probation for Her 2004 Assault

October 25, 2006 07:53:43 GMT

Finally showed up to court yesterday, October 24 after her absence in the previous day, rapper Foxy Brown was sentenced to three years probation and anger management classes over her 2004 altercation with two employees of a Manhattan nail salon.

Following this, the hip-hop artist must submit a sample of her DNA and undergo periodic drug testing besides keeping a distance from the manicurists for the next five years, in the meantime being warned that she could face a year in jail if she is proven to violate the terms of her probation.
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TomKat to Tie the Knot in Italy on November 18

October 25, 2006 07:10:42 GMT

After several aborted marriage plans, a date is finally set for wedding ceremony between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. The spokesperson for the "Collateral" star, Arnold Robinson, has confirmed that the couple will get married in Italy on November 18 this year.

The wedding venue is still unknown yet, but Robinson has revealed to Associated Press that Holmes will wear a dress designed by Giorgio Armani when she walks down the aisle that day.
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Nicole Kidman Seeks Dad's Help for Husband's Alcoholism

October 25, 2006 06:24:17 GMT

Seeking help to support her husband's struggle against alcoholism, Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman has turned her head to a psychologist, who is none other than her own father, Dr Anthony Kidman.

The "Cold Mountain" star has reportedly been engaged in lengthy phone conversations with the man since Keith Urban entered Cumberland Heights rehab clinic in Nashville last Thursday, October 19.
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Jayden James Federline Is the Real Name of Britney Spears' Baby

October 25, 2006 05:14:18 GMT

It turns out that Sutton Pierce Federline is not the real name of Britney Spears' six-week-old baby.

According to a birth certificate filed yesterday, October 24 at Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's office, Spears and her husband, Kevin Federline, have named their second child Jayden James Federline instead.
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Daniel Radcliffe Finds Dating Tough Despite Fame


October 25, 2006 04:18:22 GMT

For "Harry Potter" series star Daniel Radcliffe, being famous apparently can be a status that sometimes brings problems, especially in dating.

"It's always a worry, yeah," so he tells Newsweek in its new issue about girls who want to go out with him simply because of his popularity. "But I've got pretty good instincts for people."
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Paramount Vantage Responsible for "Fracture"

October 25, 2006 03:36:02 GMT

A seemingly promising project is about to come out from Paramount Vantage. The studio has satisfyingly obtained the worldwide rights to Alan McElroy's spec script "Fracture (2007)" with "The Ring" duo Mike Macari and Neal Edelstein seating as producers.

Intended to be a chilling psychological thriller, the picture concerns a man whose wife and children suddenly disappear after entering an emergency room. While it is reported that the flick is out to a director, there is no word yet on either cast or film crew.
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Eric Bana and Terrence Howard Describe "Factor X"

October 25, 2006 03:24:49 GMT

It sure will be an A-list collaboration worth waiting for. Eric Bana and Terrence Howard have been reported to be attached to share scenes together in "Factor X", a new thriller project developed under New Line Cinema.

Presenting the true tale of how the BTK killer was captured, the flick, of which title comes from what the killer described in letters to the police as his motive for murder, revolves around a young counter-terrorism expert from Washington who teams up with a Wichita police detective to chase down the killer. Howard will play the former character while Bana portraying the latter.
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Kim Basinger Slips in "While She Was Out"

October 25, 2006 03:05:33 GMT

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Landing a seemingly promising acting stint, Kim Basinger has been confirmed to topline a thriller in the vein of "Deliverance" and "Dead Calm" entitled "While She Was Out", Production Weekly has revealed.

Here Basinger will portray a typical suburban housewife who has to rely on her own strength and a toolbox when getting stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs. Filming is scheduled to begin in January next year with Scottish filmmaker Susan Montford at helm.
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Four More Coming to "Seattle"

October 25, 2006 02:32:30 GMT

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Adding more big names to make a star-studded cast, "Battle in Seattle" has included Andre Benjamin, Martin Henderson, Woody Harrelson, and Ray Liotta into the list, Variety has reported.

Along with Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, the foursome will all come under the direction of first-time helmer Stuart Townsend who also is in charge to pen the script. Production is expected to begin by November this year with Vanessa Pereira executive producing.
 
 
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