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November 29, 2006

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Todd Phillips to "Fix Up" Some Things

November 29, 2006 10:00:21 GMT

Ready to draw a handful of money out of his pocket, "Old School" helmer Todd Phillips is going to produce buddy comedy "The Fix Up" with a possibility to also take a director's seat for the project.

Set to be developed under Warner Bros. Pictures banner, the flick centers on an ordinary man falsely accused of a crime who embarks on a road adventure with a government agent after the man resolves to make things right for him.
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Kevin Federline Cheats on Britney Spears with Exotic Dancer

November 29, 2006 09:48:30 GMT

If only reports on Kevin Federline cheats on Britney Spears with an "exotic dancer" and former porn star a full month before she filed for divorce are proven true, the singer has made the right decision then.

Talk is heating up that K-Fed was having an affair with a former porn star Kendra Jade. He reportedly met Kendra in Las Vegas in December 2005 while his wife was visiting her family in Kentwood, Louisiana. Since then on, the two got close.
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"The Pineapple Express" Halts at Columbia Pictures

November 29, 2006 09:37:30 GMT

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Maintaining its productiveness, Columbia Pictures is about to develop a comedy feature entitled "The Pineapple Express" for Judd Apatow and Shauna Robertson to produce, Variety has learned.

In bringing the project to the surface, the studio has already appointed David Gordon Green to direct from the script written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg which revolves around a pair of buddies who find themselves unexpectedly get involved with a drug gang.
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Axl Rose Axes Eagles of Death Metal from Tour

November 29, 2006 09:26:38 GMT

An American garage rock band, Eagles of Death Metal doesn't fit best with the hugely popular Guns N' Roses, especially its frontman Axl Rose. It is sad to say that the hard rock singer has axed the music act as the opener for Guns' "Gunners' Chinese Democracy" tour.

EODM was originally slated to perform on stage for Guns N' Roses for three weeks. Unfortunately, the rock group received "not deafening boos, but lots of grumbling and grousing and indifference." That becomes one strong reason for Rose to exclude them from the list.
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Martin Lawrence Becomes "The Better Man"

November 29, 2006 09:11:23 GMT

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Here comes another comedic stint for Martin Lawrence. Variety has revealed that the funnyman will play a leading role in "The Better Man", a Universal Pictures production in association with Stuber/Parent production company.

It is said that Lawrence will be billed to portray a successful talk-show host who starts to question his path in life as he returns home with his famous fiancee to attend his parents' 50th anniversary. Filming is scheduled to begin in March with Malcolm Lee to both write and direct.
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The Wiggles to Announce A Major Change to the Group's Line-Up

November 29, 2006 08:44:50 GMT

Popular children's entertainers, The Wiggles, have scheduled a press conference in Perth for Thursday Nov 30th to announce a major change to the group's line-up.

The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Associated Press and the online edition of Sydney's The Daily Telegraph newspaper are all reporting the group was likely to announce the departure of the "Yellow Wiggle," Greg Page, who has been frequently absent from touring since undergoing a double hernia operation in December.
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Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne Placing Bait on "Tender Hook"

November 29, 2006 08:35:33 GMT

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Making a great addition to the cast, Hugo Weaving and Rose Byrne have both been confirmed to take part in "The Tender Hook", an indie drama mystery about a young woman's rise to the apex of a love/power triangle in the world of boxing.

While Bryne is said to replace Australian fellow actress Radha Mitchell who previously was cast in, role for Weaving has not yet been determined. Alongside Matthew Le Nevez, the twosome will come under the direction of Jonathan Ogilvie who is also attached to pen the script. Production on the project is scheduled to begin February next year with Michelle Harrison and John Brousek producing.
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Heath Ledger Is to Marry Michelle Williams

November 29, 2006 08:19:12 GMT

It seems that the wedding bell will ring sooner rather than latter for Heath Ledger and fiancee Michelle Williams. The movie hunk was reportedly spotted getting a marriage license in New York with his bride-to-be.

Ledger and Williams first met while they were filming gay cowboy film "Brokeback Mountain". They confirmed their engagement in August 2005 and already have a one-year old daughter, Matilda Rose Ledger.
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Patrick Wilson and Amy Smart Have A Nice "Flight"

November 29, 2006 07:53:38 GMT

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Set to mark their first onscreen collaboration, Patrick Wilson and Amy Smart have both signed on to star together in drama feature "Life in Flight", a new film production coming from Plum Pictures.

Slated to begin filming next month, the project focuses on a talented builder-architect with a seemingly perfect life who is forced to reassess his existence after his unexpected meeting with an urban designer. Tracey Hecht has been appointed to both write and direct while Galt Niderhoffer, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Celine Rattray and Pam Hirsch will all seat as the producers.
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Sofia Coppola Gave Birth to First Child, A Baby Girl

November 29, 2006 07:51:29 GMT

American director, actress, producer, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Sofia Coppola gave birth to a baby girl Tuesday Nov 28th. The newlyborn is her first child with boyfriend, French musician, Thomas Mars.

Details on the baby are not publicly revealed except that the couple named her Romy.
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Paz Vega and Husband Orson Salazar Are Expecting Their First Child

November 29, 2006 07:30:33 GMT

This time around Paz Vega will have her nanny skills tested as she and husband of four years, shoe store and restaurant owner Orson Salazar, are expecting their first child together.

On her pregnancy, the actress told People at Monday's Nov 27th Los Angeles premiere of her new movie, the indie comedy "10 Items or Less," "I'm four months. Yep, you can see."
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Petra Nemcova Slams James Blunt Break Up Rumors

November 29, 2006 06:51:37 GMT

Rumors suggest Petra Nemcova's relationship with boyfriend James Blunt is on the rock, are proven false. The Czechoslovakian-born fashion model slams the break-up reports, saying "We're very much in love."

Nemcova and Blunt have been spotted last week hit L.A.'s Hyde Lounge together hand-in-hand. That's a more than enough evidence that the couple is still together.
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Mia Hamm and Hubby Nomar Garciaparra Expecting Twins

November 29, 2006 06:19:06 GMT

Mia Hamm is having double. The soccer legend and husband, Los Angeles Dodger first baseman Nomar Garciaparra, are expecting twins.

Sad to say that the pregnancy has forced the beauty to turn down induction into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in February next year, claiming her doctor had advised her not to travel after January because she is due in early spring. Mia will instead accept the honor in 2008.
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It's A Baby Boy for Matt Lauer and Wife Annette Roque

November 29, 2006 06:02:38 GMT

NBC newsman Matt Lauer and wife, former model Annette Roque, welcomed their third child Tuesday Nov 28th.

The baby, a boy, was born at 9:37 a.m. in New York City. He weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz. "Mom, Dad and baby are all doing well," Today spokesperson Megan Kopf confirms.
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Commitment-Phobic Cameron Diaz Doesn't Want to Get Married

November 29, 2006 04:48:53 GMT

There won't be wedding bells for Cameron Diaz and boyfriend Justin Timberlake.

Diaz, who's been asked by Ellen DeGeneres about marriage plans in an episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" airing Tuesday Nov 28th, told the talk show host she doesn't want to get married, claiming she's a "commitment-phobe".
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New Best Friends, Britney Spears & Paris Hilton, Taking Host Duty

November 29, 2006 04:32:44 GMT

Not only Britney Spears and Paris Hilton are forming close bond, but they also are taking the same duty. The ladies will co-host next week's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, it has been confirmed to People.

"There are no plans for either to perform, but they will host the event together," says a show source. "They'll be fun onstage together."
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The 2007 Spirit Awards Nominees Announced

November 29, 2006 04:30:49 GMT

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Film Independent, a non-profit organization dedicated to independent film and independent filmmakers, has officially announced at a press conference held yesterday, November 28 the nominees of its 2007 Spirit Awards, formerly known as the Independent Spirit Awards.

Gaining the most nominations are "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Half Nelson" as each landed five nods, notably the top honor of Best Feature together with "American Gun", "The Dead Girl", and "Pan's Labyrinth."
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PETA's Worst Dressed Celebrities

November 29, 2006 03:51:45 GMT

Nicole Richie may think she looks best in fur, but not in the eye of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). And as a result of her fondness for the stuff, the socialite has just been named the World's Worst-Dressed Celeb.

On the celebutante, a PETA spokesperson said, "This pelt-wearing party girl is all animal skin and bones. She's an incredible shrinking woman with the heart to match."
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Celebrities Having the "Best Legs"

November 29, 2006 03:22:13 GMT

British actress Kelly Brook has a pair of better legs than that of Victoria Adams'. In the survey of over 3000 men and women conducted for Lambrini, which is searching for the sexiest legs for a new fashion campaign with Pretty Polly, the model has been voted as having the "Best Legs" among any other celebrities.

The poll puts supermodel Kate Moss' legs as the second best followed thereafter by Beyonce Knowles' at the 3rd spot. Next on the "Best Legs" list are Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz at No. 4, Mischa Barton at 5th, and hotel heiress Paris Hilton at No. 6.
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List of Worst Celebrity Legs

November 29, 2006 02:50:39 GMT

Poor Victoria Adams. The former Spice Girl may have everything in her life, a happy family, successful career, wealth, popularity, and all but a pair of best legs.

The Posh Spice tops a list of the Worst Celebrity Legs, conducted by Lambrini which is searching for the sexiest legs for a new fashion campaign with Pretty Polly.
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Shawn Levy Finds the "Father Figure" in "Talent Thief"

November 29, 2006 02:50:07 GMT

Sure constructing a hectic schedule for himself, director Shawn Levy has signed on to do a pair of big screen features titled "Father Figure" and "The Talent Thief" which both will be produced under his 21 Laps Entertainment, Variety has reported.

The former one, a joint project between 21 Laps and 20th Century Fox, is intended to be an original drama containing comic element with Mark Friedman working on the script while the latter, which is also produced by Universal Pictures, will be made based on Alex Williams' fantasy novel of the same title.
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Owen Wilson Fueled Engagement Rumor

November 29, 2006 02:23:14 GMT

It's time for celebration. Owen Wilson is going to propose Kate Hudson, it has been reported.

The Academy Award-nominated American actor fueled engagement rumors soon as he's been spotted shopping for engagement rings with his mother at the Harry Winston diamond store in Dallas on Friday Nov 24th.
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Keira Knightley and Rupert Friend on the Verge of Calling It Quits?!

November 29, 2006 02:00:33 GMT

Despite engagement rumors, it has been reported that Keira Knightley's relationship with boyfriend Rupert Friend may be on the rocks. Reports surfaced last week that the couple was preparing to wed, but new reports suggest that things might not be that rosy between the pair.

A source close to the couple told the Daily Mirror, "Keira's a really loving girlfriend but she's so insanely busy with work it's untrue. She's done everything in her power to make Rupert feel important but he still complains that he doesn't get enough attention, and it's causing real friction."