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December 21, 2006

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Three See "Dead" People

December 21, 2006 09:04:26 GMT

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Constructing an unusual team, Chris Klein, Jake Busey, and Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit have joined forces to star in "Play Dead", a dark comedy set to be helmed by "Third Watch" star Jason Wiles, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Here Klein will play Ronnie Reno, a former TV action star in dire need of a comeback who becomes the center of the flick's story. His life gets a drastic turn when he finds the body of a dead FBI agent in a remote Nevada town run by scary meth dealers, forcing him to reunite with his former co-stars to save himself and the terrorized townsfolk. Meanwhile Busey is set to portray one of the dealers with Durst as a henchman.
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The Top 10 Best Dressed Females According to Life & Style

December 21, 2006 08:57:10 GMT

She has a rising singing career, wealth, popularity, sexy body, and many more. Yet with her being named Hollywood's style queen in a new Best Dressed poll conducted by American publication Life & Style makes her life even more complete.

Singer-actress Beyonce Knowles has been voted the No. 1 Best Dressed Female, besting fellow celebrities, including Mischa Barton, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Lopez, and Julianne Moore all of whom ranked 2nd to 5th consecutively.
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Penelope Ann Miller Has Big "Ambition"

December 21, 2006 08:35:50 GMT

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Brightens the already-sparkled cast, Penelope Ann Miller has landed a deal to take supporting part in "Blonde Ambition", a loose remake of the 1988 film "Working Girl" developed under Nu Image banner.

Joining the likes of Jessica Simpson, Luke Wilson, Andy Dick, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Jamie Kennedy in the lineup, Miller is plotted to play the conniving boss of Simpson's character. The movie itself revolves around a young woman who tries to work her way to the top from the bottom in the corporate world.
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The Ten Best-Mannered People of 2006

December 21, 2006 08:27:12 GMT

Taylor Hicks is reaping achievement after achievement. Having his eponymous album debuted at 2nd spot on the Billboard 200, tapped to be the grand marshal for the Krewe of Endymion for the 2007 Carnival season, the American Idol champ is earning a new title, the Best-Mannered Man of 2006.

The singer was honored with the title thanks to his example of humility and politeness. Also heading the list, by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States, is Meredith Viera who is at 2nd for the warmth and kindness she extends to "Today Show" guests.
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Emily Mortimer Slips into "Trans-Siberian"

December 21, 2006 08:13:51 GMT

Arriving in the middle of production process, Emily Mortimer has been confirmed to join the cast of crime thriller flick "Trans-Siberian", a production of Spanish film company Filmax Entertainment.

Lining up with the likes of Woody Harrelson, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega, and Ben Kingsley, Mortimer is the substitute for the previously announced Samantha Morton who was forced to drop out because of a recent injury upon being hit by a falling ceiling at her home in London.
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Duran Duran to Throw New LP in May 2007

December 21, 2006 08:02:45 GMT

Music group Duran Duran keeps working on their music career, creating new LP, despite the leaving of guitarist Andy Taylor, who left the band in October after falling out with his bandmates.

Their hard at work in the recording studio is resulting in an untitled album which is slated to hit the stores by May next year. The new set is said to consist of tracks produced by Timbaland and a contribution from Justin Timberlake.
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Taylor Hicks Is the Krewe of Endymion's Grand Marshal for the 2007 Carnival Season

December 21, 2006 07:47:29 GMT

American Idol champion Taylor Hicks has a new task besides singing. He's been chosen as the Krewe of Endymion's grand marshal for the 2007 Carnival season.

Also on duty to ride in the parade are singer Al Green and the musical groups Journey and Styx just to name a few.
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Brangelina to Quit Showbiz to Focus on Family

December 21, 2006 07:25:54 GMT

"I'm hoping that as we got older, we'll do less films," Angelina Jolie told US chat show host Larry King this week. Is that mean the actress wants to quit acting and focus more on her family she and partner Brad Pitt are building?

Well, judging from what the pair has done so far, it seems that family is something important for the pair. So it is understandable then that both Jolie and Pitt want to spend more time with their children, Maddox, Zahara, and Shiloh Nouvel.
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"Happy Feet" Scores Over $10 Million in IMAX

December 21, 2006 07:23:04 GMT

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A satisfying outcome has successfully been scored by "Happy Feet." IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures both announced yesterday, December 20, that the animated penguin romp has delightfully garnered $10.6 million in IMAX theaters since its premiere on November 17, 2006.

"The combination of 'Happy Feet' and The IMAX Experience has clearly captured the hearts of moviegoers this holiday season," Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment Greg Foster commented. "We are thrilled that the film has already reached this milestone in IMAX theatres."
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Hilary Swank Confirmed She's Dating Her Agent

December 21, 2006 07:07:02 GMT

Newly divorcee Hilary Swank has publicly confirmed she's dating her agent, John Campisi, after she filed for divorce from actor husband Chad Lowe in May.

"I'm dating a great guy. You rely on your friends when you go through something so big. My friends are my family," said the actress.
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New "Transformers" Site Unleashed

December 21, 2006 06:56:45 GMT

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Making a follow up to its highly anticipated "Transformers" after releasing the movie's new teaser trailer on Yahoo! Movies, DreamWorks as the studio producing the flick has come up with a new version of the film's official website.

Here on the site, http://www.transformerslive.com/, the visitors are presented with many interesting features, including the chance to navigate Cybertron also to find cool videos from the Yahoo! chat with screenwriters Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.
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Kevin Federline to Face John Cena in the Ring

December 21, 2006 06:48:00 GMT

Kevin Federline has something to add to his timetable as he's been scheduled to be in the ring with WWE champ John Cena on New Year's Day in Miami.

On his forthcoming set, K-Fed told The Washington Post that "the real Kevin Federline never backs down from a challenge." The divorce, moreover, feels confident he'll be the winner.
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"Ocean's Thirteen" Teaser Trailer on the Surface

December 21, 2006 06:30:21 GMT

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Fulfilling the need of moviegoers to have a look on "Ocean's Thirteen", Warner Bros. Pictures' has finally released the new teaser trailer for the movie on the web.

The trailer is available online on AOL's Moviefone at http://movies.aol.com/movie/oceans-13/24822/main. It opens up on a conversation between the title character (George Clooney), and Willie Banks (Al Pacino), the film's bad guy.
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"Lost" Evangeline Lilly's Hawaii Home Lost in A Fire

December 21, 2006 05:03:35 GMT

Evangeline Lilly is hit with bad news. The actress, best known for her action on ABC television's hit drama "Lost", loses her rented home in Hawaii when fire burned it down Wednesday morning Dec 20th.

"Yes, it is unfortunately true that her home in Hawaii burned down this morning," said the actress rep, Cara Tripicchio. "Thankfully, Evangeline is safe as she was on set already when it occurred." Further Tripicchio added, "There is no official statement, and I have no further comment or information to provide at this time."
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"He Comes" for Jason Bateman and Charlize Theron

December 21, 2006 04:56:09 GMT

Sure constructing a real high-profile cast, Columbia Pictures' superhero drama "Tonight, He Comes" has successfully added Jason Bateman and Charlize Theron into its cast, Production Weekly has reported.

Accompanying Will Smith in the lineup, Bateman is billed as a corporate public relations consultant who revamps the image of Smith's character in his effort to repay the hero for rescuing him. Meanwhile, Theron will play Bateman's alluring wife whom the hero is secretly romancing.
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Patrick Stewart Loans Voice to "TMNT"

December 21, 2006 04:37:14 GMT

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This no doubt will bring more buzz to "TMNT", really. TrekWeb and PatrickStewart.org have both revealed that Patrick Stewart is lending his recognizable voice to the flick as Max Winters, an insane tech-industrialist who determines to reach his ambitious goal of world conquest by amassing an army of ancient monsters.

Scheduled to hit theaters on March 30, 2007, "Turtles" is the first all CG animated movie in the history of the franchise produced by Imagi Animation Studios with Kevin Munroe at helm. It sees our separated quartet reunite to once again battle their enemies with the help of old allies April O'Neil and Casey Jones under the guidance of their rat sensei Master Splinter.
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Was Britney Spears Fooling Around on K-Fed Before They Split?

December 21, 2006 04:33:19 GMT

Britney Spears cheating on Kevin Federline before they got divorced. No way. Yes it's true. The pop singer may have been cheating on K-Fed before she filed for divorce, so rumors on the street say.

A friend of Britney told America's Star magazine she was "fooling around" with music producer J.R. Rotem before she officially split from Kevin last month, saying "J.R. worked with Kevin on his album and something started going on between him and Britney before she filed for divorce."
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Spend Your New Year at MTV Studios with Ciara, Chamillionaire, AFI, Lady Sovereign, & Three 6 Mafia

December 21, 2006 03:59:59 GMT

MTV has a special Christmas gift for you and I bet it will be the best ever you will have for the holiday season. MTV Goes Gold: New Year's Eve 2007.

With the New Years Eve contest MTV is sponsoring, you will have the chance to fly out to NYC and bring in the New Year at MTV studios with such hot performers, as Ciara, Chamillionaire, AFI, Lady Sovereign, and Three 6 Mafia.
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The 2006 CFCA Awards Nominees

December 21, 2006 03:39:54 GMT

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Joining the crowd in recognizing outstanding film works, performances, and individuals, the Chicago Film Critics Association has unveiled list of contenders competing for this year's CFCA Awards in its anticipation to name the winners on December 28, 2006 via WGN-TV.

Paramount Vantage's multi-narrative drama "Babel" soared as the one that scored most with nine nominations followed by "The Departed" and "The Queen" which both landed six nods each, all earning slot in Best Picture category alongside "United 93" and "Little Miss Sunshine."
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The Top 10 on the US Album Charts in the Week Ended December 20th

December 21, 2006 03:09:55 GMT

Young Jeezy's sophomore album, "The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102", debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. pop album charts Wednesday Dec 20th, selling over 350,000 units in its first week. Thanks to its single "I Luv It" which has entered the Top 10 on the R&B charts and has a successful run in the video market that the LP could reach the top spot on the Billboard 200.

Debut at No. 2 on the chart is Taylor Hicks' self-titled album selling 298,000 copies. Fellow American Idol winner Carrie Underwood, in the meantime, has her LP "Some Hearts" scoring the 6th spot, with another 199,000 copies sold.
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Josh Hartnett and Scarlett Johansson Reigniting Their Relationship

December 21, 2006 02:36:07 GMT

Back again. Josh Hartnett and Scarlett Johansson are reportedly reigniting their relationship.

Their being spotted at TriBeCa restaurant Cercle Rouge last Friday night prompted speculation on their on again as lovers.
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Lara Flynn Boyle Is Now A Married Woman

December 21, 2006 02:19:04 GMT

Lara Flynn Boyle is single no more. The American actress tied the knot with her boyfriend of six months, Donald Ray Thomas, in San Antonio Monday Dec 18th.

A publicist for Boyle, Karynne Tencer, confirmed the news to People, saying "She's ecstatic. She's very, very happy."