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January 03, 2007

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Natasha Henstridge Shows Way to "The Tourist"

January 03, 2007 09:32:50 GMT

One more notable name is coming to add more highlights to "The Tourist." Variety has reported that "Commander in Chief" star Natasha Henstridge is positive to take part in the action thriller project joining an ensemble cast consisting of Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Maggie Q among others.

Co-produced by Jackman's Seed Productions, the picture revolves around an accountant named Jonathan (McGregor) who becomes the primary suspect in a woman's disappearance also a 20 million dollar theft after being introduced by his new friend Wyatt (Jackman) to a mysterious club known as The List. Marcel Langenegger is directing with Mark Bomback, Patrick Marber, and Jason Keller all penning the script.
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Additional Golden Globe Presenters

January 03, 2007 08:49:31 GMT

George Clooney and Rachel Weisz are among the additional presenters for the soon-to-come Golden Globe Awards.

Besides them, there are also the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker and John Stamos, all of whom will join previously-announced presenters Felicity Huffman, Salma Hayek, Ben Stiller, Justin Timberlake and Reese Witherspoon.
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Danielle Harris Picks Trick in "Halloween"

January 03, 2007 08:34:51 GMT

Set to make a return to the franchise, Queens-born actress Danielle Harris is currently involved in negotiations for a lead role in Rob Zombie's "Halloween", an updated "re-imagining" of John Carpenter's 1978 directorial effort of the same title, Fangoria has reported.

If everything runs smooth, Harris, according to the site, will likely to play "none other than heroine Laurie Strode herself -- or if not that character, played four times in the franchise by Jamie Lee Curtis, then certainly someone of prominence." The beauty previously appeared in both the fourth and fifth installments of the series as Jamie Lloyd, Michael Myers' niece.
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Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush's Divorce Finalized

January 03, 2007 08:15:31 GMT

Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush have had their divorce finalized on December 28th, 2006.

The couple announced their separation in September 2005, just five months after getting married in a lavish beachfront wedding in April the same year.
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Elijah Wood Puzzles Out "Oxford Murders"

January 03, 2007 07:49:23 GMT

Continues to explore the diverse acting roles in his film career, Elijah Wood is now putting an eye on thriller genre. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the "Deep Impact" star has reached a deal to take part in the international crime feature "Oxford Murders", an adaptation of Argentinean writer Guillermo Martinez's award-winning novel of the same title.

Set to appear opposite John Hurt, Wood will portray a young student who comes under the wing of a Sherlock Holmes-style mentor as he gets intrigued by a murder that takes place where he lives. Shooting is scheduled to start on January 22 in London and Oxford, England under Tornasol Films banner with Alex de la Iglesia directing as well as penning the script.
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The List of the Biggest-Grossing North American Tours of 2006

January 03, 2007 07:40:00 GMT

Notwithstanding with the time changing, The Rolling Stones remains great. The Rock 'n' Roll band has topped the list of the Biggest-Grossing North American Tours of 2006, selling 138.5 million dollars worth of tickets for their 'A Bigger Bang' shows.

The tour, which includes 39 shows across the United States and Canada, is the third-highest on Pollstar's all-time list, behind the Stones' 2005 tour ($US162 million), and Irish rock band U2's trek that same year ($US138.9 million). Back on the 2006 list, behind the rockers is Barbra Streisand who's taking in $US92.5 million for just 20 shows.
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Former Newlyweds Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson Have Settled the Division of Their Assets

January 03, 2007 07:09:46 GMT

Now that Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson have settled the division of their assets, their divorce finally comes to a complete close.

The former couple, got divorced in June last year, has just reached agreement on how much money each is entitled to according to official court documents.
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Willie Nelson and Larry Miller Courting A "Blonde"

January 03, 2007 06:51:14 GMT

Following the step of Penelope Ann Miller, Willie Nelson and Larry Miller have both been confirmed to eagerly join the cast of comedy flick "Blonde Ambition", the loose remake of the 1988 film "Working Girl" coming from Nu Image/Millennium Films and Sony Entertainment.

Also lining up with the likes of Jessica Simpson, Luke Wilson, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Andy Dick, Nelson is billed to portray the grandfather of Simpson's character while Miller will play the CEO of an international conglomerate. The film itself focuses on a young woman played by Simpson who gets caught in the middle of a scheme set by two ruthless business execs to overthrow the head of the conglomerate.
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Rod Stewart Has His Divorce to Rachel Hunter Finalized

January 03, 2007 06:45:44 GMT

Both Rod Stewart and his second wife Rachel Hunter are enjoying singlehood in the eyes of the law soon as the former husband-and-wife had their divorce finalized.

Details on when the divorce is finalized are being kept underwrap. The other matters concerning their settlement and custody issues over their two children Renee, 14, and Liam, 12 also remain undisclosed.
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The Other Public Affair of Jessica Simpson

January 03, 2007 06:17:10 GMT

Jessica Simpson and John Mayer go public. The twosome, who repeatedly denied that they are dating, have been spotted spending time together at a New Year's Eve party in New York. Dating or not dating, you decide.

Simpson and Mayer were spotted in the jewelry section of Barney's on Madison Avenue in New York. The hunk was reported buying a gift for the divorcee. They were spotted laughing and dancing in front of the jewelry case with Mayer holding Simpson's hand.
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Title Confirmed on "National Treasure" Sequel

January 03, 2007 05:12:23 GMT

At last the follow-up to adventure hit "National Treasure" has its name now. Buena Vista Pictures, the studio producing the project, has confirmed that the title for the sequel will be "National Treasure II: The Book of Secrets" as it is set to hit theaters on December 21, 2007.

The title refers to the eighteen pages which are actually missing from a journal written by John Wilkes Booth, the man who assassinated the 16th U.S president Abraham Lincoln during his visit to attend a performance of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.
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Britney Spears Not Collapsed, She Was Just Tired and Falling Asleep

January 03, 2007 04:49:33 GMT

Though tabloid reports suggest otherwise, Britney Spears' manager denied reports that the pop star passed out at Caesars Palace's Pure nightclub shortly after leading the New Year's Eve countdown, saying she just fell asleep.

"By about 1 o'clock, she was just done, so we took her out," the singer's manager Larry Rudolph, told The Associated Press Monday Jan 1st, insisting "She was not drunk. She was just tired and falling asleep."
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It's A Boy, Again, for Will Ferrell and His Wife Viveca Paulson

January 03, 2007 04:26:25 GMT

Comic actor Will Ferrell and his wife Viveca Paulson welcomed the arrival of their second child Saturday Dec 30th, 2006.

It's a boy, again, for the couple. The newlyborn, named Mattias Ferrell, was born just after 2 a.m., the actor's publicist has announced.
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Ian McKellen Spatters Some "Stardust"

January 03, 2007 04:23:20 GMT

Ready for more voice acting after that in "Flushed Away", Ian McKellen is set to fill in the narrator role in "Stardust", a fantasy adventure feature of Paramount Pictures production, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Directed by "Layer Cake" helmer Matthew Vaughn, the project has wrapped its production in the fall with cast that includes Claire Danes, Sienna Miller, Michelle Pfeiffer, plus Robert De Niro. McKellen himself is attached to record his part during post-production before the flick's scheduled release date on July 27 this year.
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Now Opens, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

January 03, 2007 04:09:10 GMT

Now opens, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. The school for disadvantaged girls, located in the small town of Henley-on-Klip, south of Johannesburg, was opened Tuesday January 2nd.

Not only the $40 million girls' school marked Oprah's fulfilled promise to former President Nelson Mandela six years ago, but also it gives more than 150 students a chance for a better future.
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Are Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz Officially Over?

January 03, 2007 03:33:40 GMT

Speculation is mounting in Hollywood that Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz have called it quit. Not without reason, but such reports come to the surface when the couple spent holidays apart.

It was Star magazine, which first reported the split, claiming the singer and actress are officially over. Still according to the publication, the pair who has gone on many vacations together in the past, spent the holidays apart with Justin spent time at home in Tennessee surrounded by close-knit family while Diaz went skiing in Vail, Colorado.
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Weekend Box Office of December 29, 2006-January 1, 2007

January 03, 2007 03:26:29 GMT

The New Year's holiday undeniably is the perfect period for family to spend time together and so has brought such great advantage to family-friendly flick "Night at the Museum."

Yes, the Fox release again rules in its second round on the box office during the four-day weekend ended Monday, January 1, 2007, pulling a superb number of $48.2 million ($ 36.8 million for Friday-Sunday earnings) to once more put its rival "The Pursuit of Happyness" on number two for the inspiring tale scores far below at $25.4 million ($19.4 million) in its third spin on the chart.
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Kate Moss and Pete Doherty Aren't Marriage, for Now on

January 03, 2007 03:06:12 GMT

So are they or aren't they? Rumor has it that Kate Moss has tied the knot with boyfriend Pete Doherty while on holiday in Thailand on New Year's Day. Yet, while rumors are swirling, the British supermodel comes up with denial, claiming she and Pete had yet tied the knot.

Stuart Higgins, spokesperson for Kate Moss, denied that the marriage took place, saying "Contrary to various entirely false media reports today, there has not been any kind of marriage ceremony in Thailand. She is on holiday."
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Golfing Ace Tiger Woods and Wife Expecting Their First Child

January 03, 2007 02:46:18 GMT

Golfer Tiger Woods and his wife, Elin Nordegren, are expecting their first child ever. The baby reportedly is due this summer.

In an announcement on his Web site Saturday Dec 30th, Woods wrote, "As some of you know, today is my 31st birthday. I'll spend it quietly with family and friends, but Elin and I have more exciting news to share: We are expecting our first child together this summer."
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Britney Spears and Paris Hilton Are Best Friends No More

January 03, 2007 02:42:21 GMT

It's over for Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. This time it's true that the pop singer has ended her friendship with the hotel heiress, citing their being together has brought bad impact to her public image.

On their being estranged to one another it was first reported that the two females fought over a man who happened to be Brandon Davis. Their relationship then got worse as Spears was once reported hanging out with the hunk, which apparently made Paris furious and decided to ditch the singer and never heard of her again.
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Good Charlotte's Benji Madden Is Engaged to Australian Actress Sophie Monk

January 03, 2007 02:18:44 GMT

The good news came along the holiday season, Benji Madden of band Good Charlotte is engaged to Aussie actress Sophie Monk.

Monk's publicist revealed that Benji popped the question on Christmas Eve with a diamond ring from Neil Lane, saying "They are very excited and enjoying this time with family and friends."