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February 28, 2007

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Paramount Pictures Taking Grip on "Kringle"

February 28, 2007 09:23:42 GMT

Providing a new option that the whole family members can enjoy, Paramount Pictures is about to develop a family adventure flick entitled "Kringle" with famed producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Variety has revealed.

Based on Tony Abbott's novel of the same name, the project will be a live-action feature and is likely to closely follow the original source material which explores the origin of the Kris Kringle myth and how Christmas came to be.
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New "Spider-Man 3" Clip Hits on "Heroes" Airing

February 28, 2007 09:01:06 GMT

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Continues to promote its highly anticipated "Spider-Man 3", Sony Pictures delightfully will unveil to public an exclusive new clip of the flick during the airing of NBC's hit series "Heroes" on March 5, 2007.

What's more, the studio will also put an extended clip in High Definition on NBC.com after the clip comes up on TV, so fans who later turn out to miss it can still have a look on it then.
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"Thunder" Rumbles Around Robert Downey Jr.

February 28, 2007 08:23:56 GMT

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Keeping a balance between his comedic and dramatic roles, Robert Downey Jr. is coming onboard alongside Jay Baruchel to star in "Tropic Thunder", a comedic feature which marks Ben Stiller's return to feature directing field after his 2001 work of "Zoolander."

Slated to enter production July this year under DreamWorks SKG banner, the project revolves around five actors who find out that everything goes wrong during the making of a big-budget war movie and end up being the commandos they are portraying. Downey Jr. will play a four-time Oscar winner named Kirk Lazarus while Baruchel is billed as Kevin Sandusky, an unknown actor on the set.
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Alan Arkin Sure Is A "Smart" Man

February 28, 2007 07:24:48 GMT

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Still in the glory of his success to nab Oscar's best supporting actor title, Alan Arkin has struck deals to have a starring role in comedy flick "Get Smart", which is being set at Warner Bros. Pictures for a 2008 release.

A big screen adaptation of the 1960s TV show of the same name, pic has already cast a handful of well-known names like Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, and Terence Stamp. Here Arkin will play the chief of a secret U.S. Government spy agency called CONTROL where both of Carell and Hathaway's characters work.
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Fox's MyNetworkTV to Air Elton John's 60th Birthday Concert

February 28, 2007 06:40:23 GMT

Elton John won't turn 60 until March 25th later this year, yet MyNetworkTV has had a big present for the singer. The Fox's struggling network is planning to air John's 60th birthday concert.

Dubbed "Happy Birthday Elton", the set will air as a two-hour special featuring footage from a March 25 concert at New York's Madison Square Garden as the singer celebrated his 60th birthday.
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Andie MacDowell and Jennifer Tilly Flee to "Las Vegas"

February 28, 2007 06:35:20 GMT

Continuing their onscreen collaboration after that in Mary McGuckian's "Intervention", Andie MacDowell and Jennifer Tilly are both set to highlight another project from the Irish filmmaker titled "Art in Las Vegas", Variety has reported.

The third in McGuckian's series of improvised, "amorality" satires on popular culture, not much is known about the project's plot aside from that it is a comedy about the test-tube baby industry. It is not clear either whether McGuckian will also pen the script as she frequently did on her previous works.
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Katherine Heigl Out from "Grey's Anatomy" Over Salary

February 28, 2007 06:09:09 GMT

Katherine Heigl, the Golden Globe-nominated American actress who played the role of Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens on "Grey's Anatomy," reportedly has dropped out from her contract with ABC to star in the series as she hasn't been paid as much as her other costars.

People quoted a source as saying, "Katie is disappointed and hurt that (producer) Touchstone doesn't value her as much as her other costars, especially Sandra Oh and Isaiah Washington." No words on the amount of salary the beauty is asking. A representative for ABC Touchstone TV, meanwhile, won't give any comment.
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Jeremy Thomas Locks Up "Annie's Box"


February 28, 2007 05:04:00 GMT

Looks like "Evolution's Captain" will have a company in telling about the life of eminent English naturalist Charles Darwin as Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas is on the track to develop a big screen adaptation of a biography written by Darwin's descendant Randal Keynes.

Titled "Annie's Box" just like the book's name, which has a subtitle of "Darwin, His Daughter and Human Evolution", the project, however, will focus on different aspect of Darwin's life from that depicted in "Captain." While the Chase Palmer-directed flick should center on the man's scientific explorations, "Box" is said to concern more about his private life, particularly on the death of his daughter Annie.
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What's New from Britney Spears


February 28, 2007 04:38:11 GMT

Here we bring you updated news from Britney Spears. The troubled pop singer who is now undergoing treatment in rehab has created wild antics in the past days and it might be because she's going through post-partum depression.

Speaking on the possibility, TMZ.com cited unidentified sources said that doctors at Brit's rehab clinic think the underlying cause of her recent out-of-control behavior could be postpartum depression or possibly bipolar disorder. Yet, the doctors do believe postpartum depression as the star's major problem, theorizing her binge drinking as her way of dealing with the issue.
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Alexi Wasser and Larry Fessenden Catch Another "Fever"

February 28, 2007 04:20:44 GMT

Conducting an early step in lining up the cast for "Cabin Fever 2", filmmakers of the flick reportedly have placed both Alexi Wasser and Larry Fessenden in the list, the latter being said to only have a small role here.

Wasser, whose other upcoming film projects include "Dark Streets" and "The Listening Party", recently starred in The Weinstein Co.'s "Factory Girl" which sees Sienna Miller as the '60s 'it girl' Edie Sedgwick. Meanwhile, Fessenden can next be seen playing alongside Jodie Foster and Terrence Howard in "The Brave One", set to open in theaters on September 28 this year.
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Forbes Magazine's Hollywood's Top 10 Earning Stars Under 21


February 28, 2007 03:53:38 GMT

While the other famous celebrities are busy making the headlines, the Olsen clans make more than just headlines, money. The twin sisters, Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, made reportedly an estimated $40 million during the year 2006, such amount enough to bring them to land the top spot of Forbes magazine's Hollywood's Top Earning Stars Under 21 list.

The Olsens, who don't turn 21 until June 13th later this year, have thus proven that not only they are good in acting but making money as well. Come in 2nd place on the list is young actor Daniel Radcliffe who earned an estimated $13 million last year for his lead role in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix". Fresh from the rehab Lindsay Lohan is ranked 3rd made $6 million.
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"Star Trek XI" Takes Off on 2008's Christmas

February 28, 2007 03:11:56 GMT

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With J.J. Abrams now is set to helm "Star Trek XI", it certainly is not very surprising to learn that Paramount Pictures is choosing to go on the fast track in developing the anticipated sci-fi feature in turn.

The giant studio has officially announced that the newest big screen installment of the hit franchise will be released exactly on Christmas Day in 2008 and so, will enter production this fall with Abrams to also produce alongside "Lost" co-creator Damon Lindelof while Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Bryan Burk executive produce.
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Liev Schreiber Does Confirm Naomi Watts' Pregnancy

February 28, 2007 03:07:12 GMT

The speculation has been confirmed, Liev Schreiber and girlfriend Naomi Watts are expecting their first child together. Instead of directly stated that Watts is carrying, the actor tend to say, "Yes, I'm going to be a dad."

The public confirmation was made by Schreiber during an appearance on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" Monday evening Feb 26th. "It's very exciting," the star said further on the news which has been being kept under wrap before.
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FHM's World's Most Eligible Bachelorettes

February 28, 2007 02:23:03 GMT

Kimberly Stewart, the daughter of rocker Rod Stewart, has been chosen the World's Most Eligible Bachelorette by FHM magazine. The poll, which was based on wealth as well as looks, placed Carmen Electra at 2nd, and Britain's Princess Beatrice at 3rd position.

Also make the list of the survey is Sarah Harding of the girl group Girls Aloud at No. 4. Hollywood movie star Scarlett Johansson, in addition, following in at No. 5, ahead of actress and pop music singer Lindsay Lohan at the 6th spot. Russian professional tennis player Maria Sharapova is chosen 7th, beating Paris Hilton who is behind at No. 8.
 
 
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