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November 09, 2006

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Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer to Be Cameos in "The Dirt"

November 09, 2006 09:52:58 GMT

Well, it probably will be the most highly anticipated cameo appearance ever comes from Christopher Walken. The versatile actor will show up in Motley Crue biopic "The Dirt" as rocker Ozzy Osbourne, the band's vocalist Vince Neil has revealed during the opening of his new tattoo parlour Vince Neil Ink in Las Vegas.

Adding up the heat to the tidbit, Neil also said that Val Kilmer would as well play a cameo role in the project as David Lee Roth, former lead vocalist of Van Halen. The picture itself is currently in pre-production to be released in 2008 under MTV and Paramount Classics banner.
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Nelly Furtado to Guest Star in Portuguese Soap Opera

November 09, 2006 09:51:28 GMT

Nelly Furtado gives hand at acting. The Grammy-winning Canadian singer is tapped to make a guest appearance on a popular Portuguese soap opera titled "Floribella".

Furtado is said to make her acting debut on the show by next month. Her Canadian publicist confirmed the news Wednesday November 8th, while adding that she will play herself in the brief spot.
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Aussie Babe Nicole Kidman Is Pregnant

November 09, 2006 09:43:03 GMT

Talk is heating up that Nicole Kidman is pregnant with her first child with hubby Keith Urban. The Aussie actress reportedly already broke the news to the country singer at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., where he's in rehab.

"Nicole's dream of having a child finally came true when two home pregnancy tests came up positive," an insider tells The Enquirer. "But she's devastated that Keith lied to her about kicking his addictions to booze and cocaine. She's hoping the baby will save their relationship."
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Gun Charges Against Young Buck and Lloyd Banks Dropped

November 09, 2006 09:08:32 GMT

Felony gun possession charges against Young Buck and fellow rapper Lloyd Banks were dropped Wednesday November 8th at the request of prosecutors. "This whole experience reminds me of the title of my new album, Rotten Apple," Banks commented.

Buck and Banks, both are G-Unit members, were arrested in August 2005 when the van they were riding in with several other men ran a red light. Officers said that after a further investigation they discovered a loaded handgun and another weapon in the vehicle.
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Lee Ann Womack Secured A Temporary Protective Order

November 09, 2006 08:39:13 GMT

Country singer Lee Ann Womack can now sing along the way without feeling afraid. The star has successfully secured a temporary protective order to keep away a man she claims was stalking her.

In the petition she filed last week in Chatham County Superior Court, Womack pointed a 36-year-old Georgia resident Mark Borer to have been stalking her for the last year, sending her "various disturbing and harassing" letters and that he appeared at her parents' home in Jacksonville, Texas, in November 2005, while she was visiting.
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Pete Doherty Fined for Assaulting A BBC Reporter

November 09, 2006 08:09:23 GMT

Trouble has found Pete Doherty again. The Babyshambles singer was fined $1,400 by a London court Wednesday November 8th after he admitted assaulting a BBC reporter outside the same courthouse earlier this year.

The rocker previously denied doing the assault but was then forced to change his plea after television footage proved otherwise. And thus, Doherty was pleaded guilty to kicking BBC Radio 1 reporter Trudi Barber outside Thames Magistrates' Court on March 23rd.
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Hugh Jackman Opens the Way for "The Amateur"

November 09, 2006 08:07:21 GMT

Seemingly growing well in its progress, Hugh Jackman's Seed Production has successfully landed a Fox 2000 deal to turn Robert Littell's 1981 spy novel into the big screen for the striking actor to star, Variety has revealed.

Entitled "The Amateur" just like the book's title, pic sees Jackman take the lead as a CIA cryptographer whose fiancee is killed in a suspicious plane crash then learns that it turned out to be brought down by terrorist. The hunk will also produce as well with his partner John Palermo while "24" executive producer Evan Katz is attached to pen the script.
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Bill Cosby Settled Groping Suit

November 09, 2006 07:24:38 GMT

Bill Cosby can, starting from this point on, laugh again. The comedian has settled a civil suit on Wednesday Nov 8th brought by a Canadian woman named Andrea Constand who claimed he drugged and sexually assaulted her in early 2004 at his home outside Philadelphia.

The terms of the settlement remain confidential. Yet, the plaintiff's lawyer Dolores Troiani, announced in a statement that her client and Cosby have "resolved their differences; therefore, the litigation has been dismissed pursuant to local court rule."
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Michael Jackson Plans A Classic "Thriller" Performance at WMA

November 09, 2006 06:57:59 GMT

Get ready for a "Thriller" performance from Michael Jackson. The once proclaimed King of Pop plans a performance of his classic song "Thriller" at the World Music Awards next week, during which he'll be awarded a Diamond Award, given to artists who sell more than 100 million albums.

Not without reason, but that performance is aimed to mark the 25th anniversary of the singer's album also dubbed "Thriller", from which the hit was taken. On that matter, a source told Britain's The Sun newspaper: "Jackson has definitely told organizers he will be performing. His dancers have already started rehearsals. He will close the show with 'Thriller'. It will be a complete recreation of the video."
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A 2nd Marriage for NASCAR Racecar Driver Jeff Gordon

November 09, 2006 06:37:53 GMT

Jeff Gordon tied the knot with fiancee of less than five months, Belgian model and actress Ingrid Vandebosch, Tuesday November 7th.

Jon Edwards, a representative for the four-time NASCAR champion, confirmed the news to People. The wedding, which is the second for Gordon, was first reported by Us Weekly.
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Chris Cornell to Sing James Bond Theme Song

November 09, 2006 05:54:28 GMT

Chris Cornell, the lead singer of band Audioslave, is set to sing the theme song for the highly anticipated James Bond film "Casino Royale", it has been confirmed.

The song, tentatively titled "You know my name", is co-written by David Arnold who also did the soundtrack for the movie and is slated to be released on Nov 13th later this year.
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Focus Witnessing the "Making of Psycho"

November 09, 2006 04:49:46 GMT

Taking similar vein with "Number Thirteen", Focus Features is set to develop an Alfred Hitchcock-inspired pseudo-biopic entitled "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho."

Intended to be a dramatic thriller, the project has already appointed John McLaughlin to pen the script while eyeing "Nip/Tuck" creator Ryan Murphy to direct. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but TMZ.com claims that the story will blend "both the actual and the not-so-factual events" which leads to the making of the filmmaker's masterwork.
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The Billboard Top 200 Chart for November 8, 2006

November 09, 2006 04:18:10 GMT

The Disney Channel's "Hannah Montana" soundtrack, which features music from the show's star Miley Cyrus, remains firmly at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart for the second week in a row, selling 203,000 copies in the United States in the week ended Wednesday Nov 8th, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Veteran pop vocalist Barry Manilow's "The Greatest Songs of the Sixties" follows at 2nd spot with 202,000 copies. Though fails to score his second No. 1 of the year, the singer is still the only artist this year to have two albums in the top two chart positions with his previous effort "The Greatest Songs of the Fifties" took the top spot in February with 156,000 copies.
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Reese Witherspoon Officially Filed for Divorce

November 09, 2006 03:44:53 GMT

Unlike Britney Spears and Kevin Federline's divorce, Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe's will be a very private and peaceful one, judging from the couple's love to their kids.

Just over a week after announced her separation from husband of seven years Phillippe, Witherspoon filed for divorce on Wednesday Nov 8th, citing "irreconcilable differences" and seeks physical custody of the couple's two children Deacon Phillippe and Ava Elizabeth Phillippe.
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Universal Invites "The Host"

November 09, 2006 03:41:14 GMT

Host, The picture
The Asian invasion to Hollywood apparently still runs on as it was announced at the American Film Market that Universal Pictures has picked up the rights to make "The Host", a remake of South Korean hit movie of the same English title or "Gwoemul" in original title, which is slated to open on January 27 next year in U.S.

In bringing up the Americanized version to the surface, Roy Lee and Doug Davidson from Vertigo Entertainment are both on board to produce. However, no words yet on who will star in or helm the project, so stay with this site for further details on the movie.
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Kevin Federline Seeks Custody of Kids and Spousal Support

November 09, 2006 03:16:09 GMT

It is going to be a tough divorce for Kevin Federline and Britney Spears. The couple will surely face a long battle in the court over the kids custody and spousal support.

In somehow a surprisingly quick reply, Federline, has on Wednesday Nov 8th filed a response to Spears' divorce claim, posting a counter court papers seeking sole custody of the couple's two children Sean Preston and Jayden James, plus the so-called spousal support.
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Where on Earth TomKat Plan to Wed?

November 09, 2006 02:43:29 GMT

There's nothing that is not interesting about celebrities, even more when it comes to Hollywood's hottest couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Amidst whispers of wedding talk, the latest from the soon to be husband-and-wife is that they reportedly will hold their nuptial in an old Italian medieval castle.

Speculation is mounting of where TomKat will marry. And while the couple is confirming nothing, Italian newspaper Il Messaggero reported Nov 7th that the actor and his future bride plan to marry at Castello Odescalchi on the shores of Lake Bracciano.
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Hilary Duff Alleged Stalker Pleaded Not Guilty

November 09, 2006 02:24:36 GMT

Maksim Miakovsky, the 18-year-old Russian immigrant accused of threatening to kill singer-turned-actress Hilary Duff, was pleaded not guilty to stalking charges Tuesday Nov 7th.

Was charged with the felony following an arrest on Friday Nov 3rd, Miakovsky appeared in court, and his bail was raised to $1 million. He, however, denied planning to harm Duff at an event she was scheduled to attend.