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February 13, 2007

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Lukas Haas Barges In "While She Was Out"

February 13, 2007 09:11:06 GMT

While She Was Out picture
Coming to accompany Kim Basinger, Lukas Haas is positive to have a starring role in real-time thriller "While She Was Out", The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Here Hass will portray a gang leader who terrorizes a typical suburban housewife, played by Basinger, after she witnesses a murder. Playing the members of the gang are Jamie Starr, Leonard Wu, and Luis Chavez.
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Lionsgate Is at "Kane & Lynch" Service

February 13, 2007 08:51:18 GMT

Signing a second deal with Eidos after striking the first for "Hitman", Lionsgate is preparing to develop "Kane & Lynch", a big screen adaptation of Eidos Interactive's videogame of the same title.

The original version sees a mercenary named Kane who is forced to team up with schizophrenic Lynch in retrieving a stolen fortune that he has hidden. Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter have both agreed to produce with Howard Sun co-producing.
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Ian McShane Is "Rising"

February 13, 2007 08:26:27 GMT

Dark Is Rising, The picture
Going to fantasy genre again after his voice work in "The Golden Compass", Ian McShane has signed on to star in "The Dark Is Rising", a fantasy project coming from the 20th Century Fox and Walden Media.

The first film adaptation of Susan Cooper's acclaimed "The Dark Is Rising Sequence", the picture focuses on an ordinary boy named Will Stanton, the last member of a group of immortal warriors fighting the forces of the Dark named the "Old Ones". Through a series of mysterious clues, he later discovers that the Dark once again rises and it's all up to him to save the future of the world.
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Details Added for "Yellow Handkerchief"

February 13, 2007 08:02:50 GMT

Yellow Handkerchief, The picture
Completing Kristen Stewart's previous statement about her involvement in "The Yellow Handkerchief", here have come several details provided by Variety about the drama project.

"Brothers in Trouble" helmer Udayan Prasad is on board to direct with Chris Menges and Robin Simmerly serving as the cinematographer and art department coordinator, respectively while Arthur Cohn is set to produce. Production is scheduled to begin on March 22 in New Orleans, Louisiana instead of in April as Stewart remarked.
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Tom Cruise and Ben Stiller Really Are "The Hardy Men"

February 13, 2007 07:10:32 GMT

Yes, it's definitely positive. Tom Cruise and Ben Stiller finally are official as the leadstars in buddy action comedy "The Hardy Men", The Hollywood Reported has confirmed.

A grown-up live-action version of popular detective/adventure book series "The Hardy Boys", the project will see the boys come into adulthood yet not speaking to each other as a result of being estranged for years. However, the cold war between them later has to be put aside when the two face a mysterious case.
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Anna Nicole Smith Photographed in Bed with Bahamian Immigration Minister

February 13, 2007 07:10:29 GMT

She would not stop grabbing media headlines though she's no longer alive. Anna Nicole Smith sent a shock to public worldwide, especially the Bahamian, as pictures of her in bed with a Bahamas immigration official have been surfacing.

While people still awaiting for the official statement on the cause of Smith's death, a local newspaper published two photographs on its front page, showing Smith in her bed with Shane Gibson, the Bahamian immigration minister who approved her application for permanent residency.
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"Half-Blood Prince" Getting Set Up

February 13, 2007 05:57:56 GMT

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince picture
Seems things are being quickened for next "Harry Potter" installment. The series art director Stuart Craig has disclosed in a Newsweek interview that he has already commenced work on "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."

Here Craig revealed that he is now busy designing sets for the project, including the astronomy tower where a beloved character will sadly plummet to his death.
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Jamelia Posed Nude for PETA

February 13, 2007 05:57:52 GMT

Jamelia poses nude. Not for "commercial purpose" but the R&B singer intended to pose nude for an ad campaign to support anti-fur organization PETA.

"The reason I decided to bare all for PETA was because I was educated about the inhumane ways animals used for their fur are treated, and I think it's disgusting," the singer said while went on adding, "I think if you have a heart, then you just wouldn't wear fur."
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Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Reported "Acting All Coupley"

February 13, 2007 04:55:38 GMT

They are on again. Rumors on the street say so. Ashlee Simpson and former boyfriend Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy are reportedly rekindle their romance.

Ashlee and Wentz are said to be dating by last year. However, the songbird strongly denied the report.
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Nicolas Cage Keen to Bring She-Hulk Onscreen

February 13, 2007 04:49:17 GMT

Apparently just starring in a superhero movie is not enough for Nicolas Cage. According to Sci-Fi Wire, the Oscar-winning actor is now aiming to bring one to the big screen on his own by producing a flick about She-Hulk, the cousin of Bruce Banner, The Hulk's alter ego.

"I'm working on it," Cage revealed. "I am serious about She-Hulk, and I think it should be done. ... I'm trying to put that together. I'm talking to Avi [Arad, former Marvel Studios honcho]."
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Vince Vaughn Attended Jennifer Aniston's Birthday Party

February 13, 2007 04:30:09 GMT

Jennifer Aniston, apparently, doesn't pay really much attention to the topless photos of her that made their way into the Internet. The actress, on the other way around, really enjoyed her 38th birthday with the companion of some friends, including ex-boyfriend Vince Vaughn.

Jenn celebrated her birthday, actually was Sunday Feb 11th, Saturday 10th at the Beverly Hills home of her best friend, Courteney Cox. Friends attending the bash including Sandra Oh, David Spade, Patricia Arquette and Kathy Najimy.
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Francis Ford Coppola Making "Tetro"

February 13, 2007 04:13:00 GMT

Tetro picture
Hoping to write and direct films at the pace of Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola is set to carry out his next directorial project after "Youth Without Youth" in "Tetro", a film that fictionalizes what he calls his "very unusual family" which has been populated by artists since his father's generation.

"I think at this age, I'm more disposed to look at my life in terms of dramatic material," Coppola remarked, speaking from his home in Napa Valley, California. "Maybe I'm less frightened or more confident about writing something that is fiction even though it has its basis in real things that I've seen and felt. Maybe it won't offend anybody, I hope."
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Cameron Diaz and Kelly Slater Are Just Friends

February 13, 2007 04:11:55 GMT

Though tabloid reports suggest otherwise, Kelly Slater insisted he and Cameron Diaz are just friends.

"We're just friends," Slater told People at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Tournament last week. The surfing champ wenton explaining that they first met "a few years ago" when he appeared on her MTV show "Trippin."
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Rock Trio the Police Announced 2007 Reunion Tour

February 13, 2007 03:38:53 GMT

It's official. Rock trio The Police, who broke up in 1984, made it official Monday Feb 12th at a rehearsal at the Whisky a Go-Go by announcing their first tour in decades.

The Police, whose members are Sting, Andy Summers, and Stewart Copeland, have officially put on the green light for their 2007 reunion tour. It begins May 28th in Vancouver, British Columbia, moving to Europe in September and October, then re-crossing the Atlantic.
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The 5th Annual VES Awards Winners Revealed

February 13, 2007 03:38:39 GMT

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest picture
Dedicated to advance the arts, sciences, and applications of visual effects, the Visual Effects Society on Sunday, February 11 for the fifth time held the annual gala of its VES Awards at the Kodak Grand Ballroom and stretched out honors to those behind the creation of F/X in all areas of entertainment.

Scored tremendous success at the event was "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" as it wonderfully swept six trophies in total, winning those for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture, Best Single Visual Effect of the Year, Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Motion Picture, Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture, Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture, and Outstanding Compositing in a Motion Picture.
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Kate Winslet to Sue Grazia Magazine Over Diet Claim

February 13, 2007 03:01:33 GMT

Kate Winslet is planning to take legal action against British weekly magazine Grazia over an article claimed she visited a diet doctor in California.

The magazine once printed a story alleging the Oscar-nominated actress had been visited the Chinese Healing Institute in Santa Monica to help with neck pain, and also to lose weight. However, Kate strongly denied the report, telling BBC Radio 1, "I'm very upset, it's categorically untrue. It's a complete lie."
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Brangelina Already Married

February 13, 2007 02:38:39 GMT

Amid rumors say they are planning for another adoption, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie make headlines when speculation on their already getting hitched circulated among people out there.

The actor and actress, according to Woman's Day, already wed at the request of her dying mother, Marcheline Bertrand, who reportedly told Jolie "You marry that man [Brad]. He's an angel sent to look after you," shortly before her death.
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John Mayer & Jessica Simpson Make It Official, Plan to Marry in May

February 13, 2007 02:19:39 GMT

No need to doubt that John Mayer and Jessica Simpson do dating. They make it official at the Grammys after-party that they are couple, as they could barely keep their hands off each other, cuddling and posing as paparazzi snapped photos.

Being asked by host Sheryl Hickie of "Entertainment Tonight Canada" about his running shoes, Mayer said he knew they were inappropriate but promised he would wear better shoes to his wedding. Asked if he planned on getting married, he replied "May" and walked away.
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Dennis Hopper to Drive "Cadillac"

February 13, 2007 02:19:01 GMT

Dolan's Cadillac picture
Set to once again appear as a villainous character, Dennis Hopper is close to land deals to take part in indie suspense thriller "Dolan's Cadillac", Production Weekly has learned.

Based on one of Stephen King's suspenseful short stories, the project centers on Las Vegas middle school science teacher Tom Robinson who is determined to avenge his wife's death when she gets killed after witnessing an execution committed by notorious Vegas crimelord Jimmy Dolan. Production is slated to begin in April with Hopper being expected to play Dolan.
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Scott Rudin Protects "The Coram Boy"

February 13, 2007 01:59:36 GMT

Here about to come another potential flick from producer Scott Rudin. Variety has revealed that the man is teaming up with Allison Owen to make "The Coram Boy", a film feature based on Jamila Gavin's 2000 children novel of the same title for Miramax Films.

Rudin will co-produce via his Scott Rudin Productions alongside Owen's Ruby Films and BBC Films in partnership with Miramax and the U.K. Film Council. Details on film crew and production schedule have not yet been known.
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Dustin Hoffman and Antonio Banderas Are the Perfect "Lovers"

February 13, 2007 01:54:35 GMT

Both undeniably are qualified actors and now they are joining forces to make what seems to be a movie of great quality.

Yes, Dustin Hoffman and Antonio Banderas have reportedly given their agreement to appear together in a heist thriller entitled "Lovers, Liars and Thieves" which will be developed under Ilan Girard's Arsam Productions banner.