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January 24, 2007

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Jamie Foxx Is Adding Radio DJ to His Resume

January 24, 2007 09:35:36 GMT

Ranging from acting to singing, Jamie Foxx is now adding radio host to his resume. The actor-singer is launching "The Foxxhole," an entertainment and lifestyle radio channel, Sirius radio announced on Tuesday January 23rd.

The 24/7 channel, which is about to be launched in the spring, will feature urban comedy bits from comedians, as well as showcase music, skits, radio theater and more. It is Foxx himself who will serve as executive producer, on-air host and contributor for the channel on a daily basis.
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Indie Rocker Ani DiFranco Gave Birth to Her First Child

January 24, 2007 09:13:02 GMT

Ani DiFranco is now a mom. The singer has given birth to her first child with boyfriend, music engineer and producer Mike Napolitano Saturday Jan. 20.

The newlyborn, a baby daughter named Petah Lucia, was born at the couple's Buffalo, N.Y., home and weighed in at 7 lbs., 8 oz.
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British Pop Group Babyshambles Secured Deal with Parlophone

January 24, 2007 08:43:55 GMT

British pop group Babyshambles has secured a long-term deal with record label Parlophone. The good news was confirmed Tuesday January 23rd.

And while spokesman for Parlophone's parent company, EMI Group PLC's EMI Records, refused to give further details, Babyshambles co-managers said band members are delighted with the deal "and look forward to a long, fruitful and creative relationship with Parlophone."
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Five Breaching Into "Halloween" Party

January 24, 2007 08:22:27 GMT

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The cast list of "Halloween" should be bulging by now for five more names have been added into the lineup. Director Rob Zombie has revealed via his MySpace blog that Adrienne Barbeau, Clint Howard, Courtney Gains, Daryl Sabara, and Brad Dourif have all been picked up for the project, making them the latest addition in the lineup after Danielle Harris.

While Zombie did not indicate what parts these stars will play, it is said that Dourif has already been plotted to portray Sheriff Haddonfield. In the meantime, there is still no word on who will play the lead character of Laurie Strode.
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Keira Knightley Taking Anorexia Claim to Court

January 24, 2007 08:13:54 GMT

The anorexia claim published by the Daily Mail has made Keira Knightley so furious that the actress then decided to take legal action against the publication.

The British movie star is reported to be taking legal action against the Daily Mail after the paper suggested that she lied about having an eating disorder. That's not all, the newspaper also published a picture of Keira in an article on January 11th about the death of a teenage girl suffering from anorexia.
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Naomi Campbell Hailed as the Goodwill Ambassador for Rio de Janeiro

January 24, 2007 07:47:32 GMT

Aside from the many negative publication concerning her private life, Naomi Campbell has on Friday January 19th been appointed ambassador for Rio de Janeiro.

On the supermodel choosing, Mayor Cesar Maia said that it is all because Campbell "has an image which is the face of Rio de Janeiro, and can represent the city abroad like no-one else".
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The 2007 Berlinale's Competition Section Completed

January 24, 2007 07:26:50 GMT

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Drawing near to the opening day of the 57th Annual Berlin International Film Festival, the organizers of the event at last have finalized selecting titles for the event's Competition program this year. Out of twenty-six films screened, twenty-two are being listed as Golden Bear Award contenders with seventeen of them encountering world premieres and five facing international premieres.

Apart from the previously-reported titles, there are nine other movies set up for world premieres, namely "Angel" (France/Belgium/U.K.), "Beaufort" (Israel), "Desert Dream" (Korea/France), "Hallam Foe" (U.K.), "The Other" (Argentina/France/Germany), "When a Man Falls in the Forest" (Canada/U.S.), "La Vie en Rose" (France/U.K./Czech Republic), plus "Lost in Beijing" and "Tuya's Marriage" which both come from China.
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Snow Patrol Drummer, Jonny Quinn, Quits Tour

January 24, 2007 07:13:23 GMT

His breaking arm resulted from a snowboarding accident has forced Snow Patrol drummer, Jonny Quinn, to quit the band's forthcoming tour. Quinn suffered his injury while snowboarding in the French Alps.

Concerning the incident, the hitmakers have replaced Quinn with the services of longtime friend Graham Hopkins who thus will join the band for their forthcoming European and Australian dates, starting on 4 March in Offenbach, Germany.
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Gwen Stefani Officially Announces "The Sweet Escape Tour" Dates

January 24, 2007 06:42:50 GMT

With her latest album, "The Sweet Escape", becoming a hit in stores and a brand new single at the top of the charts, dates are officially revealed for Gwen Stefani's highly-anticipated The Sweet Escape Tour presented by Verizon.

In what she called to be a "spectacular" tour, Gwen will be joined by the platinum-selling singer Akon and British MC Lady Sovereign.
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Lindsay Lohan Taking A Break from Rehab

January 24, 2007 06:17:48 GMT

The time has not yet come for Lindsay Lohan to leave the "Wonderland". Though so, the actress-singer was spotted Monday afternoon January 22nd, taking a break from rehab and entering the lobby of her apartment building.

Speaking on that matter, Linday's publicist confirmed that she will be granted a leave of absence each day of her program, so that she may be able to go on set to continue filming on her halted movie, "I Know Who Killed Me".
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Jessica Alba Is Definitely An "Eye"-Popping Girl

January 24, 2007 06:13:08 GMT

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The deals have been made, finally. After engaging in talks for months, Jessica Alba ultimately is positive to topline horror thriller "The Eye" for Cruise/Wagner Productions and Lionsgate.

Therefore officially replacing Renee Zellweger in the project, the beauty reportedly signed a $4 million deal to play the leading role of Allison, a woman who is able to see into the supernatural world after undergoing an eye transplant surgery. The flick itself is actually a remake of the Hong Kong film of the same title released in 2002.
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Paris Hilton and Jenna Jameson Entering the "Virgin Territory"

January 24, 2007 05:15:08 GMT

Would you believe me if I say Paris Hilton and Jenna Jameson both are virgin? I bet you won't. Though so, the Hollywood's babes have secured "virgin" projects.

Paris and Jenna, have been contacted to participate in a reality show called "Virgin Territory", in which "a group of the uninitiated will find their way to the promised land."
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"The Departed" Back to Theaters

January 24, 2007 04:49:52 GMT

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Clearly pleased with the attainment of "The Departed" in winning several critics' awards, Warner Bros. Pictures is set to re-launch the flick in the theaters this Friday, January 26 in over 1,300 venues nationwide, the studio's President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman announced yesterday, January 23.

"With awards season rekindling interest in the film, we thought it was the perfect time to put 'The Departed' back in theatres for moviegoers who hadn't seen it, as well as for those who want to watch it again," so Fellman stated. "Additionally, we want to make the film as accessible as possible to Academy members across the country so they have every opportunity to see it on the big screen the way it was meant to be seen."
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Jennifer Aniston & Courteney Cox Sharing A "Dirt" Full-on Kiss

January 24, 2007 04:23:32 GMT

"Friends", Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox, will have their relationship gets a "dirty" treatment when they share an on-screen kiss on the new FX Networks show "Dirt".

TVGuide.com is reporting that while Cox will play Lucy Spiller, a tabloid queen, Aniston has been tapped to appear on the season finale of the show in March, portraying the role of Tina Harrod, a rival magazine editor who is a lesbian.
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MGM Hails "Myriam, Mother of the Christ"

January 24, 2007 04:19:51 GMT

Making an inclination toward religious theme, MGM has successfully landed distribution deals to a biblical story of Mary titled "Myriam, Mother of the Christ" for North American region, The Hollywood Reported has learned.

Told from Mary's point of view, the picture is described to be a dramatic rendering of the key events in her life leading up to the birth of Jesus and the journey she undergoes with her family from Egypt to Nazareth after the death of King Herod.
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Get Endless Offering of Paris Hilton at ParisExposed.com

January 24, 2007 03:53:55 GMT

It is no longer impossible for you to get endless offering of Paris Hilton's belongings. The Web site, ParisExposed.com, launched Tuesday January 23rd makes it a mission possible for you to get all, ranging from Paris photographs, home videos, diaries, love letters, recorded phone conversations to phone numbers of friends and celebrities.

All the new goods "were acquired by me through a broker," said Bardia Persa, who created ParisExposed.com. He noted that he obtained the Paris possessions in September 2006. Those who are interested will have to pay a monthly fee of $39.97 to gain access to the site, which promises footage of the hotel heiress in a "sexy bubble bath" video. It also says it has various shots of Paris in "racy situations," and footage of her drinking with friends and using illegal substances.
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The 79th Annual Academy Awards Contenders Announced

January 24, 2007 03:41:02 GMT

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Closer to the peak of the award season, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has officially issued list of nominations for its prestigious Academy Awards, revealed by its President Sid Ganis and actress Salma Hayek yesterday, January 23, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California.

Though gave musical drama "Dreamgirls" eight nominations which thus made the flick the top scorer in the list, the organization surprisingly cast out the DreamWorks release from Best Picture slot, lining up "Babel", "The Departed", "Little Miss Sunshine", "The Queen", and "Letters from Iwo Jima" for the category instead.
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Beyonce Knowles to Design New Outfits for Nets' Cheerleaders

January 24, 2007 03:34:00 GMT

Beyonce Knowles is showing her support for boyfriend Jay-Z as she reportedly is planning to design new outfits for his Nets' cheerleaders.

Jay-Z, who is widely known as rapper, is a part-owner of NBA team the New Jersey Nets.
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Carmen Electra Wants "Candy"

January 24, 2007 03:08:53 GMT

Carmen Electra can never have too many. After all she's done in the industry, the beauty is adding more into her resume, taking the role of a 'porn legend' in a new flick.

The movie, called "I Want Candy", is a comedy and by now Electra has started shooting the flick in UK.
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Is Leonardo DiCaprio's Relationship with Bar Refaeli on the Rocks?

January 24, 2007 02:30:56 GMT

This just in. Leonardo DiCaprio's relationship with Israeli model Bar Refaeli reportedly is on the rocks. On that encounter, insiders revealed that the couple seemed to be hitting some shaky ground after almost twelve months together.

The actor, who is in the UK to promote new movie "Blood Diamond", was overheard having a heated row with the beauty over the phone while partying with friends at London's Aura nightclub on Sunday night January 21st.
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Mandy Moore and DJ AM Caught Smooching in Public

January 24, 2007 02:03:21 GMT

It's true. Rumors on the street say that Mandy Moore and DJ AM dating are proven true as the twosome was spotted smooching in public.

TMZ has the first photo of Moore and AM kissing, right out in the open at the Sundance Film Festival. Moore and AM were spotted canoodling in a coffee shop on Main Street in Park City, Utah. TMZ was told that the pair made their way outside and AM lit a smoke, but Mandy wanted a smooch even before Adam could finish his cancer stick, and pulled it out of his mouth to plant a wet one on her new boy's lips.