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December 19, 2006

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"Madman" Coming to the Big Screen


December 19, 2006 09:54:08 GMT

Joining the continuous flow of making superhero flicks, Dimension Films finally has landed a deal to develop "Madman" into the big screen with Robert Rodriguez and Elizabeth Avellan producing via their Troublemaker Studios.

Based on the comic book series created by Michael Allred, the flick will follow a template similar to "Sin City" as it will also be shot entirely at Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios in Texas. George Huang is onboard to direct as well as help Allred penning the script.
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Tom Arnold Shows His "Remarkable Power"

December 19, 2006 09:13:49 GMT

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Making a slight diversion from pure comedy genre, Tom Arnold has eagerly signed on to star in an independent comedic thriller entitled "Remarkable Power" playing as a low-rent private investigator.

No words yet on production schedule, but it is said that the flick will focus on an eclectic collection of Los Angeles residents whose lives are intertwined after a late-night talk-show host plots an elaborate stunt to save his canceled show, with murder and mayhem ensuing.
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Jimmy Fallon and Sharon Stone Constructing a "Rockett"

December 19, 2006 09:10:58 GMT

Set to work on together in one screen, Jimmy Fallon and Sharon Stone have both given agreement to topline an indie drama feature entitled "Rockett", Variety has revealed.

Based on Ethan Canin's short stories, the project is scheduled to enter production in February 2007 with Patrick Sisam to direct as well as pen the script alongside Rick Velleu.
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Julia Ormond Knows "Who Killed Me"

December 19, 2006 08:10:58 GMT

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Seemingly refusing to slow down her path a bit in acting field, Julia Ormond has landed a new role in indie thriller "I Know Who Killed Me" despite her hectic schedule in filming "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

Joining Lindsay Lohan in the cast, here Ormond will portray the mother of Lohan's character who claims that her kidnapped daughter is someone else after being found alive. Filming begins this month in Los Angeles and New York with "The Lost" helmer Chris Sivertson at helm and Frank Mancuso Jr. producing.
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Canceled, the "Gospel According to Patti LaBelle"

December 19, 2006 08:01:36 GMT

It is sad for us to inform that Patti LaBelle has already had her current tour, "The Gospel According to Patti," postponed. The singer announced the cancellation of her tour on Monday Dec 18th.

The postponement of the tour reportedly occurs as a result of differences with the tour's promoter. However, LaBelle claimed she had a good relationship with sponsors and hoped to restart the tour.
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The 2007 Goya Awards Nominees

December 19, 2006 07:27:57 GMT

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Recognized as the one who holds the award event equivalent to Academy Awards, Spain's Academia of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences (AACCE) made public the contenders for its Goya Awards to later announce the winners in the final week of January 2007 in Madrid, Spain.

Topping the list was action-adventure flick "Alatriste" with fifteen nominations followed by "Volver" and "Pan's Labyrinth" aka "El laberinto del Fauno" with fourteen and thirteen nods, respectively, all vying for Best Picture title (Mejor pelicula) alongside honors for the production design (Mejor direccion artistica) and director (Mejor direccion), among others.
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Some Rock Legends Sue Memorabilia Web Site for Illegally Selling Vintage Recordings and Memorabilia

December 19, 2006 07:12:49 GMT

Numbers of rock legends, including Carlos Santana, members of the Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, and The Doors, have all filed a lawsuit Monday Dec 18th, against William Sagan, operator of the San Francisco-based Web site Wolfgang's Vault, accusing him of illegally selling vintage recordings and memorabilia.

In the suit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, those musicians claimed that Sagan bought the archives of rock promoter Bill Graham after his death in 1991, which include thousands of concert posters, shirts, photographs and recordings, which the artists never authorized for Sagan to distribute.
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Naomi Campbell Considering to Appear on Oprah Winfrey's Talk Show

December 19, 2006 06:34:22 GMT

After some encounters with the law, Naomi Campbell is about to clear her name with the intention to regain her good reputation. With the intention to do so, the supermodel is reportedly considering to make an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey's talk show.

Widely known as a troubled supermodel, Naomi has on Wednesday Dec 13th been cleared of attacking her former counselor. However, she's still facing lawsuits from former employees who allege she physically abused them.
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Lionsgate Generates "Tenderness"

December 19, 2006 06:18:10 GMT

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Seemingly possessing good eye in picking up film projects, Lionsgate has successfully snatched the distribution rights to promising thriller feature "Tenderness" for the U.S, U.K, Australian, and South African regions, Variety has learned.

Being targeted to be launched domestically in late 2007, the flick is a GreeneStreet Films production which is also financed by iDeal Partners Film Fund and the Hanson Film Fund. Russell Crowe, Laura Dern, Jon Foster, and Sophie Traub are all starring with Australian filmmaker John Polson at helm.
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My Chemical Romance Announced A Full-Scale Headlining US Tour

December 19, 2006 05:14:59 GMT

American rock band My Chemical Romance is about to embark on a tour to support their gold-certified album, "The Black Parade." The U.S. arena tour will kick off in Manchester, NH at the Verizon Wireless Arena on February 22, 2007.

Has been tapped to support My Chemical Romance on the tour is Rise Against, which is slated to be the opening act on all of the dates. Meanwhile, rock band Muse has also been added to the headliners list.
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"Peter Pan" Sequel in Works

December 19, 2006 05:10:24 GMT

An official sequel to 2003's "Peter Pan", the live-action picture of J.M. Barrie's classic children's novel and play, is set to come to the surface. Variety has reported that the rights to the sequel, titled "Peter Pan in Scarlet", have been picked up by Headline Pictures, BBC Films, and the U.K. Film Council to be developed into the big screen.

Based on the novel written by Geraldine McCaughrean, the project is likely to revolve around the all grown-up Wendy, her brothers, and the Lost Boys who must find a way back to Neverland after they have a disturbing dream about the place being in trouble. So far, names attached to work on the flick have not yet been revealed.
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"The Best Damn Thing" of Avril Lavigne

December 19, 2006 04:34:23 GMT

Has been hard at work in the recording studio, Avril Lavigne finally has her new album on the way. The LP, simply titled "The Best Damn Thing", will be released by April next year.

In a message posted on her Myspace webpage on Saturday Dec 16th, Lavigne described the set as "really fast, fun, young, bratty, aggressive, confident, cocky in a playful way ... all the good stuff." She, furthermore, also revealed that the album's first single, dubbed "Girlfriend", is due to be released in February.
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"The Punisher 2" Finds New Scribe

December 19, 2006 04:27:36 GMT

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Sitting down cozily with BigFanBoy.com as the site interviewed him, Thomas Jane eagerly gave an update to "The Punisher 2" in which he is set to reprise his role as the title character.

Here the actor revealed that "Collateral" writer Stuart Beattie has been picked up to pen the movie's new script while he himself would like to develop the flick as a drama without any goofy stuff as it takes place in New York.
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Win the Chance, A Duet with Justin Timberlake at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards

December 19, 2006 03:49:17 GMT

Sing a duet with Justin Timberlake is mission impossible no more. The pop singer has just launched a contest to find an aspiring singer to perform a duet with him at the 2007 Grammy Awards.

The Recording Academy, together with CBS Corp. and Yahoo Inc., is holding a contest to find an unsigned artist to perform with Justin at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards, which is about to air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 11th.
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11th Annual Satellite Awards Recipients Announced

December 19, 2006 03:41:11 GMT

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Gathering together at Beverly Hills' Imperial Ballroom of le Meridian on Sunday, December 17, 2006, members of International Press Academy eagerly handed down the organization's honor of Satellite Awards, originally known as Golden Satellite Awards, to the year's outstanding artists, films, television shows, DVDs, and interactive media.

Martin Scorsese's mob saga "The Departed" led the event together with "Dreamgirls" as both collected four prizes each. The Warner Bros. release scored in categories of Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Screenplay - Adapted for William Monahan, Best Ensemble - Motion Picture, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Leonardo DiCaprio.
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Britney Spears, the Overwhelming Choice for Worst Celebrity Dog Owner for 2006

December 19, 2006 03:13:00 GMT

Poor Britney Spears. She's proven a very talented singer, and many people agree that she's one of the best singers the industry has ever had. Yet, when it comes to dog-parenting skills, Britney is the worst.

The once-famous pop singer has been named the World's Worst Dog Owner according to a three-month online poll by readers of The New York Dog and The Hollywood Dog magazines. On her, editor Hilary O'Hagan said, "Britney was the overwhelming choice. She once had three Chihuahuas and never left home without at least one of them on her arm. As soon as she met Kevin Federline and had kids they (the dogs) disappeared."
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Does Mel Gibson Have A Secret Love Child?

December 19, 2006 02:49:30 GMT

Trouble has found Mel Gibson, again. The actor is allegedly facing a paternity suit brought by a young Australian woman who insists she is his love child.

Painter Carmel Sloane is claiming that Gibson picked her mother Marilyn when she was hitchhiking in Australia in 1976. Gibson, who worked at an orange juice factory in Adelaide before he became one of the most recognizable faces in showbiz, apparently then romanced her in the back of his wagon, Unfortunately, Marilyn, who then got pregnant with Carmel, never saw him again.
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New Couple Alert, Aaron Carter and Kaci Brown


December 19, 2006 02:13:28 GMT


Easy come, easy go. Aaron Carter apparently holds on that principal strongly. The singer, who broke off his engagement to former Playboy Playmate Kari Ann Peniche just a week after he proposed onstage in Las Vegas, says he's in love, again.

Carter who turned 19 on Dec. 7, is dating 18-year-old singer Kaci Brown. The couple was spotted at Shag in Hollywood to celebrate his birthday. "Now I'm in a great relationship. I've only known her for, like, seven days, but I have a connection with her that's like nothing else I've ever experienced," Aaron told People. "It's really amazing."
 
 
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