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February 05, 2007

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Brooke Shields Applies "Lipstick" While on NBC's "Jungle"

February 05, 2007 09:20:39 GMT

This time Brooke Shields is about to do something different. The movie beauty will apply her 'lipstick' on NBC's new project, a one-hour pilot titled "Lipstick Jungle".

Based on Candace Bushnell's novel about three rich, power-hungry professional women in New York, the pilot will see Shields plays one of the central trio, a movie studio president and harried wife and mother of three.
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Jennifer Lopez to be Bestowed Human Rights Award

February 05, 2007 09:15:36 GMT

Taking respect to Jennifer Lopez for her deep concern in the Mexican tragedy where hundreds of women were murdered as depicted in her starring and producing vehicle "Bordertown", Amnesty International has announced Friday, February 2, that the actress will be honored the Artists for Amnesty award for doing so.

The award will be given to Lopez by Nobel Peace Prize winner Jose Ramos-Horta next week on Wednesday, February 14 at the Berlin International Film Festival, one day before "Bordertown" encounters its debut at the event.
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Is Meg Ryan Dating Matthew Perry?

February 05, 2007 08:48:37 GMT

Meg Ryan and Matthew Perry, both have become a hot commodity in Hollywood due to the fact that they've been spotted getting cozy in Los Angeles thus prompted speculation they are in new romance.

Rumors on the street say Perry has been a regular guest at the actress' gated home in Bel Air, California. That's not all, a source even revealed to American publication Us Weekly, Perry was spotted arriving at Ryan's home on Saturday night January 27th at 8:30pm, saying she "had the gates open, just waiting for him".
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Titles and Names Honored at the 22nd Annual Santa Barbara International Film Fest

February 05, 2007 08:46:55 GMT

Spiral picture
Coming to the closing of the 22nd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) yesterday, February 4 after holding it since January 25, the organizers at the event have revealed the list of titles deserved to be granted honors in completing the prizes they have given to some notable names in film industry.

Taking the same nod as French film "Fissures" did in snatching the Gold Vision Award was thriller drama "Spiral" which was recognized as "most innovative and unique film with an inspiring and groundbreaking vision." Elsewhere, the Audience Choice Award for Best Film went to Logan Smalle's "Darius Goes West", a documentary about a 15-year-old boy with muscular dystrophy named Darius Weems who embarked on a cross-country road trip.
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Madonna "Hung Up" on Tokyo Property

February 05, 2007 08:19:35 GMT

A singer, mother, and fashion designer, Madonna is taking more job, starring in an advertising campaign for an exclusive new high rise development in Tokyo, Japan.

On her new task, it is said that real estate developer Brilla Mare Ariake is building an exclusive tower on the Tokyo bay front and asked the pop star to appear in his new advertising campaign.
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Farrah Fawcett Celebrated Her 60th Birthday with Cancer-Free Declaration

February 05, 2007 07:52:52 GMT

Farrah Fawcett got a very special present for her 60th birthday Friday Feb 2nd; a cancer-free bill.

Dr. Gary Gitnick, Fawcett's lead physician at the University of California, Los Angeles, said the actress "has had a full and complete response to treatment." "Her prognosis is excellent," he said.
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The 34th Annual Evening Standard British Film Awards Recipients

February 05, 2007 07:35:48 GMT

United 93 picture
Surprises marked the ceremony of this year's Evening Standard British Film Awards as the London's afternoon newspaper held the annual event yesterday, February 3 at the Savoy Hotel in London.

Making a rather different pick with other film critics', the award jury named Daniel Craig of "Casino Royale" the Best Actor while deeming Judi Dench of "Notes on a Scandal" the Best Actrees, ignoring Oscar favorite Helen Mirren who has already received numerous accolades for her performance in "The Queen."
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Top Three Finalists Have Been Chosen for "My GRAMMY Moment"

February 05, 2007 07:26:27 GMT

Congratulation for Africa Miranda, Brenda Radney, and Robyn Troup as they've been chosen as the three finalists in the "My GRAMMY Moment" contest. The threesome will compete to win the chance to perform live with Justin Timberlake on the 49th annual Grammy Awards, Feb. 11 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The three finalists will all come to Los Angeles and will each rehearse with Timberlake during the week before the Grammys. They will be in the audience during the broadcast as voting continues. Finally, the winner will be announced during the show and will be invited to the stage for the performance.
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Korn Frontman Talks Band's Unplugged and New Studio Album

February 05, 2007 06:50:20 GMT

Rock band Korn will have two new projects out within this year. Frontman, Jonathan Davis, confirmed the report saying the band will first of all have their "MTV Unplugged" hit the stores on March 6. The special will first appear online on MTV.com on February 24, then air on the network in March.

For the set, Korn has recruited some music experts, including orchestrator Richard Gibbs as "music supervisor" and Amy Lee of Evanescence to join them for one of the set's single, titled "Freak On A Leash".
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David Goyer Abandons "The Flash"

February 05, 2007 06:47:58 GMT

Took the same decision as Joss Whedon did on "Wonder Woman", David Goyer has announced on his Blog that he no longer seats as both writer and director in "The Flash", which, like "Woman" is also set up at Warner Bros. Pictures.

"I am sad to say that my version of The Flash is dead at WB," so he stated. "The God's honest truth is that WB and myself simply couldn't agree on what would make for a cool Flash film."
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"Ghostbusters III" to Take Shape on the Big Screen

February 05, 2007 06:28:31 GMT

The story of the ghost-extinguishers still continues, at least that's what Dan Aykroyd has indicated. The actor has told CISN Country, during his visit to the radio station that a third Ghostbusters film is in the process to have its way to the big screen.

Details on the project have not yet been unveiled, but Aykroyd said that it would be made as a CGI feature with Bill Murray to fill the voice of Dr. Peter Venkman. Meanwhile, it is still not clear whether Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson or any other of the original actors will return to voice their characters.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Tori Spelling and Husband Dean McDermott Held Baby Shower

February 05, 2007 06:25:32 GMT

They are very happy with their soon-to-come baby and it is apparent when Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott held a baby shower Saturday afternoon February 3rd at Elixir Tonic & Tea in West Hollywood.

"We're so excited to share this special time with our friends," McDermott told People while adding "We can't wait to meet the little man. We feel him kicking all the time and we're so eager to finally see him."
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Penelope Cruz Slips Into Woody Allen Spanish Project

February 05, 2007 06:12:26 GMT

At last the leadstar for Woody Allen's Spanish project is found. The famed filmmaker has revealed to Fox411 that he has cast Penelope Cruz in the untitled flick, the latest in a line of dramas for the man including "Match Point" and "Scoop."

Production on the picture will begin after Allen settles things on his third London film "Cassandra's Dream" which he also produces with his sister, Letty Aronson. It is said that shooting will be commenced all summer in Barcelona, Spain with Cruz to speak both Spanish and English for the feature.
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Sara Evans To Be the Headlining Act for the 8th Annual Country Music Marathon & Marathon

February 05, 2007 05:06:24 GMT

Country music singer Sara Evans has been billed to headline the forthcoming 8th annual Country Music Marathon & Marathon, set to take place April 28, 2007 at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville at 7:00 p.m. Elite Racing, organizers of the annual event, confirmed the singer's taping.

Tickets, priced for $25.00, will be available for public beginning March 19, 2007 and can be purchased through TicketMaster charge-by-phone at 615/255-9600 or at www.ticketmaster.com or through the Arena Box Office.
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"A Thousand Splendid Suns" Shining at Columbia Pictures

February 05, 2007 04:53:39 GMT

Working hand in hand with producer Scott Rudin, Columbia Pictures is about to make "A Thousand Splendid Suns", a dramatic picture set against the backdrop of the war in Afghanistan, Variety has reported.

Based on Khaled Hosseini's novel of the same title set to hit stores in May under Riverhead Press, the flick concerns the intimate friendship of two Muslim women through ten years of marriage to the same man. Names to either star or direct have not yet been known.
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Universal Finds the "Gravity Keeper"

February 05, 2007 04:34:57 GMT

Now it's Universal Pictures' turn to bring magic into the big screen. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that the studio is aiming to develop a fantasy feature titled "Simon Bloom, the Gravity Keeper" for Gary Ross to possibly direct.

A live-action adaptation of first-time novelist Michael Reisman's book of the same name, the project has already had Ellen Goldsmith-Vein of the Gotham Group onboard to produce with Ross also taking the same seat alongside his Larger Than Life partner Allison Thomas. No words yet on either cast lineup or production date.
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It's Official, David Lee Roth Will Rejoin Van Halen

February 05, 2007 04:27:26 GMT

The rumors appear to be true when frontman Eddie Van Halen confirmed that David Lee Roth is rejoining Van Halen for a 40-city North American tour.

In a statement posted on the group's Web site Friday February 2nd, guitarist Eddie said in a statement, "I am very excited to get back to the core of what made Van Halen."
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"Departed" Helmer Snatched the 59th Annual DGA Awards' Best Director Title

February 05, 2007 04:21:03 GMT

Departed, The picture
Chance for "The Departed" to strive high at the upcoming Academy Awards is getting larger with the triumph it has made through director Martin Scorsese at this year's DGA Awards. The veteran filmmaker finally was bestowed the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures honor at the awards dinner held Saturday, February 3 at Los Angeles' Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel.

"I was just trying to make a good picture. I didn't think I'd be standing here tonight... But it is the first movie I have ever done with a plot," he told the audience during the acceptance speech.
News > Celebrity Gossip

The Husband of Anne Heche Filed for Divorce

February 05, 2007 03:45:20 GMT

Just days after reports surfaced that Anne Heche was having an affair with her "Men in Trees" co-star, James Tupper, who recently split from his wife, the husband of the actress, Coleman Laffoon, officially filed for divorce.

According to papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday Feb 1st, Laffoon, who cited the usual irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce, is seeking joint custody of their 4-year-old son, Homer Heche Laffoon, and spousal support from Heche.
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Weekend U.S Box Office of February 2-4, 2007

February 05, 2007 03:19:41 GMT

Messengers, The picture
The Asian star is displaying its bright light in North America as Hong Kong filmmakers Danny and Oxide Pang score great success on the box office with their latest work "The Messenger." Revolving around a city family that moves into a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, the horror flick has gloriously dominated movie ticket sales at $14.7 million to top the chart for Super Bowl weekend ended February 4, 2007.

The latest in a string of horror hits from Sony, "Messengers" marks the studio's seventh straight year of reigning the box office on Super Bowl weekend, becoming the second No. 1 debut so far this year for the company after urban dance drama "Stomp the Yard" that falls to the sixth spot this time for only taking up a fair amount of $4.05 million.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Timberlake Billed to Host Nickelodeon's 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards

February 05, 2007 03:07:08 GMT

With numbers of jobs he's taking, Justin Timberlake is now adding more into his resume as he's been billed to host Nickelodeon's 20th annual Kids' Choice Awards, which is about to be held on March 31 at the University of California, Los Angeles.

"I'm reviving up to have an even bigger blast than usual" at the ceremony, the pop singer said on his task, adding "While honoring kids' opinions, it taps into the kid in all of us."
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Splitsville! Kylie Minogue and Olivier Martinez

February 05, 2007 02:34:51 GMT

Kylie Minogue and Olivier Martinez have announced their separation after four years together.

The Aussie pop star and the French actor confirmed their split in a statement released Friday February 2nd. "They have made it clear that the decision to go their separate ways was mutual and amicable," the statement said, adding that the two remain close friends.
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Johnny Knoxville Separated from Wife Melanie

February 05, 2007 02:10:15 GMT

The beginning of February, which should be a month full of love since Valentine Day is near, unfortunately brings bad news. Johnny Knoxville, the actor who is famous for his portrayal in the "Jackass", has separated from wife Melanie.

Amanda Silverman, representative for the actor, confirmed the news to US Weekly magazine, saying, "They have been separated." Rumors are heating up that Johnny and Melanie's marriage was under strain following allegations of infidelity.
 
 
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