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March 01, 2007

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AceShowbiz's Top 100 Celebrity Buzz for February 2007

March 01, 2007 10:28:06 GMT

With her abundant talent in acting, dancing, and singing plus her striking, fresh look, Vanessa Hudgens really has stolen considerable attention around and so, it should come as no surprise that the beauty finally reaches the top spot on AceShowbiz's Top 100 Celebrity Buzz of February 2007 edition.

Ascending six notches from her previous position, the "Come Back to Me" singer thus becomes the only female figure to seat on the top three as the next two positions below her are firmly secured by Channing Tatum and Omarion, both remaining unmoved from their last-month's slot.
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The Doors Grabbed A Star in Hollywood Walk of Fame

March 01, 2007 09:50:35 GMT

Still selling more than one million copies every year worldwide after 40 years, rock band The Doors finally received its "Star" in Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording category last Wednesday Feb 28.

Represented by only two out of the present three members, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger accepted the 2,325th star which is located near the famous Kodak Theatre. Meanwhile, its third surviving members, the drummer John Densmore could not make it to the event due to an interview in a local radio. Bidding his regards through the late vocalist Jim Morrison's nephew he said, "It is a great honor to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame a street that Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger and I traipsed up and down, going into bars, asking if they'd hire a rock band."
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Posh Spice's Deal with NBC Confirmed

March 01, 2007 09:37:15 GMT

There it is, after days of chatter and speculation the deal Victoria Adams signed with NBC has been confirmed.

The truth is NBC has signed a deal for six episodes of a half-hour unscripted series chronicling the beauty's relocation from Europe to LA with her soccer-star husband, David Beckham, following his being signed to the Galaxy team.
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Paris Hilton Caught Driving on A Suspended License

March 01, 2007 08:53:50 GMT

No stranger to controversy, Paris Hilton is creating another headline. The media darling was caught driving on a suspended license while on probation for a previous driving violation.

Paris was ticketed for misdemeanor driving with a suspended license after her blue Bentley Continental GTC was pulled over on Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday Feb 27th. It is said that she was stopped at about 11 p.m. after authorities saw the car speeding with its headlights off.
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DreamWorks Uncovers "The Secret Lives of Road Crews"

March 01, 2007 08:30:22 GMT

Making a long list of its upcoming slate, DreamWorks SKG has picked up the rights to set up an action comedy flick entitled "The Secret Lives of Road Crews" from writing duo Kevin Lund and T.J. Scott, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Names to either direct or star have not yet been known, but it is said that the picture will present a story about a clandestine group of road crew workers who are the last line of defense against a subterranean alien race.
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Fear Not for Katherine Heigl Is Staying on "Grey's Anatomy"

March 01, 2007 08:05:48 GMT

She will stay. Despite recent reports that Katherine Heigl is considering to walk out of contract on ABC medical drama "Grey's Anatomy," the actress isn't going anywhere for she's currently signed for three more years, through the show's sixth season.

Explaining on that encounter, ABC Television says in a statement released Wednesday Feb 28th, "Katherine is an integral part of Grey's Anatomy and its success. Fortunately, we have a long term contract to ensure she'll be with the show for several years to come."
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Zach Braff Feeds His Herds on the "Meadow"

March 01, 2007 07:45:10 GMT

Taking seat behind the desk, Zach Braff has come onboard to work on a script with his brother Adam J. Braff for drama adventure "Andrew Henry's Meadow" which will be produced under the 20th Century Fox banner, MTV has revealed.

While saying that filming on the project is expected to begin later this year, the "Scrubs" star, however, warned that he might not take any roles in the flick. "Maybe I'll give myself a cameo, but that's it," he insisted.
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Former Supermodel Christie Brinkley Is Recovering from Back Surgery

March 01, 2007 07:30:23 GMT

Christie Brinkley, a former supermodel, was recuperating Wednesday Feb 28th at a Manhattan hospital from emergency back surgery as a result of sky injury.

"Last evening (Tuesday) Christie Brinkley underwent emergency back surgery," said publicist Marcia Horowitz. Brinkley hurt her back during a family ski trip December last year in Aspen, Colo. "and (it) worsened in the past few days," Horowitz added.
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"John Rambo" Recruits Real Rebel Soldier

March 01, 2007 06:56:55 GMT

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Prepare to have a look on real soldier in "John Rambo", folks as the filmmakers of the project reportedly has picked up one to play a brutal Burmese officer opposite our hero, played by none other than Sylvester Stallone.

Chosen from nearly 300 applicants who answered the casting call for a "Burmese male, 32-40, military-looking man, character face, unlikeable", Sai Mawng, so is the name of the lucky man, turns out to be an ex-guerrilla from the Shan State Army, which has been fighting for independence in the former Burma since 1948, the Shan Herald Agency for News noted.
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Nicole Kidman Signed Up for A Cameo Appearance in "Nip/Tuck"

March 01, 2007 06:40:32 GMT

Nicole Kidman is adding more into her acting resume as she reportedly is about to make a brief appearance in the FX cosmetic surgery drama "Nip/Tuck."

The Aussie actress has signed up for a cameo appearance on the popular series, joining the rest of the cast, including Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, John Hensley, and Joely Richardson.
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Come Spend "Next Weekend at Bernies"

March 01, 2007 06:35:00 GMT

The list of upcoming film remakes of the '80s movies is submitting one more title in. Moviehole has reported that a new version of the 1989 comedy "Weekend at Bernie's" is on the move to come up to the surface.

Titled "Next Weekend at Bernies", the project is said to follow the same storyline as the first flick, except that it will be set at a ski lodge rather than a beach house. No word yet on either film crew and production schedule, but Ashok Amritraj and Jon Jashni have both been confirmed to produce for Hyde Park Entertainment and MGM.
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Final Nominees for the 2007 CMT Music Awards

March 01, 2007 05:06:49 GMT

The final nominees for this year's CMT Music Awards have been announced Wednesday Feb 28th. Among them there are Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, and Carrie Underwood who are the leading nominees, with three nominations each.

As of Rascal Flatts, the American Country band vies for the categories of Video of the Year for "What Hurts the Most" and Group Video of the Year for "Life Is a Highway" and "What Hurts the Most". Chesney, in the meantime, is nominated for Video of the Year, Male Video of the Year, and Video Director of the Year all for "You Save Me".
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"Planet One" Cultivated By HandMade and Ilion

March 01, 2007 04:49:36 GMT

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Seems the development of "Planet One" will go just fine as HandMade Films Intl. has delightfully joined forces with Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios to both finance and co-produce the CGI sci-fi comedy.

Made at $50 million budget, the flick is an alien invasion story about the inhabitants of Planet One who have two antennae and eight fingers and live in a world strangely akin to American suburbia of the 1950s with a persistent fear of alien invasion, which is fulfilled when a human astronaut lands in their midst.
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Is Nicole Richie Getting Engaged to Joel Madden?

March 01, 2007 04:30:49 GMT

Yes they are dating and have been reported moving in together. By now talk is heating up that Nicole Richie and boyfriend Joel Madden might be engaged.

The pair was seen visited Los Angeles jewelry store XIV Karats on Monday February 19th, with Richie was seen trying on several ruby necklaces before buying one for half-price at $3,350. Shortly after that, they began looking at the engagement rings, which were also in the sale.
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John Legend Wants to Record Duet with Paris Hilton

March 01, 2007 04:06:27 GMT

Paris Hilton is just great, in the eyes of John Legend. The soul star revealed to Star magazine that he wants to record a duet with the socialite who has had her own album, "Paris".

The idea to do duet with the hotel heiress crossed the star's mind after he bought her single "Stars Are Blind". "I bought her single 'Stars are Blind'. I thought it was a great song and should have done better even than it did," Legend told the publication. "I'd do a song with her. It would be an interesting experience."
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"Mummy 3" Lensed in Montreal

March 01, 2007 03:52:31 GMT

Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The picture
Taking similar path as Marvel Studios has intended to apply on "The Incredible Hulk", Universal Pictures has also come to a conclusion to carry out production on "The Mummy 3" in Canada, only this task will be conducted in Montreal instead of Toronto, where the former is about to be shot.

Head of the Quebec Film and Television Council Hans Fraikin has confirmed the news to PlaybackMag.com supported by a statement from Michel Trudel of the Cite du Cinema studio, where the project is going to take shape.
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Michelle Williams' Destiny Is to Join "The Color Purple" Musical

March 01, 2007 03:34:38 GMT

While her two other pals are busy with their solo singing career, Michelle Williams (II) makes her own, joining Jeannette Bayardelle and Felicia P. Fields to star in the Chicago production of "The Color Purple" musical.

The stage version of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, set to kick off at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre April 17-July 22, will see the former Destiny's Child member plays the role of Shug Avery, a sexy blues singer.
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Weekend Billboard Album Charts of February 25, 2007

March 01, 2007 02:46:26 GMT

Norah Jones isn't easy to be beaten. The jazz pianist has her album "Not Too Late" debuts at No. 1 spot on the Billboard album charts for a third, non-consecutive week, moving 100,000 in the week ended Sunday Feb 25th. With that attainment, the set thus becoming the first album to score three weeks at No. 1 since the "Now 22" compilation last summer.

Next on the chart is DAUGHTRY's self titled debut album which climbs all the way from No. 9 to No. 2, with sales of 84,000 copies. Following in at No. 3 is Fall Out Boy's "Infinity on High", jumps two places from No. 5, taking in another 79,000 copies. The 11th installment of the popular "Kidz Bop," featuring covers of Kelly Clarkson's "Walk Away" and Beyonce Knowles' "Irreplaceable" by children, in the meantime, bows at #4 with 75,000.
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Michelle Monaghan Is "Made of Honor"

March 01, 2007 02:40:50 GMT

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Finally the leading actress for "Made of Honor" is found. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Michelle Monaghan has eagerly signed on to fill in the part, which thereby will pair her with "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey.

A production of Columbia Pictures, the rom-com flick finds Monaghan playing a woman named Claire, the longtime friend of Dempsey's character Tom whom she asks to be her 'maid' of honor for her wedding. The guy, who finally learns that she is actually the girl of his dream, reluctantly agrees -- only so he can try to stop the wedding and win her over before it's too late.
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Zac Efron Provoking Laughs at New Line Cinema

March 01, 2007 02:24:15 GMT

Keeps striving to develop his acting career on the big screen, Zac Efron has reached deal to topline an untitled comedy flick coming from New Line Cinema following the studio's acquisition of Jason Filardi's spec script.

While plot details are being kept under wraps, it is said that the project will be a broad comedy in a high school setting. "Hairspray" director Adam Shankman is on board to produce via his Offspring Entertainment alongside Jennifer Gibgot with Efron's manager Jason Barrett executive producing.
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Selita Ebanks and Nick Cannon Not Married

March 01, 2007 02:18:35 GMT

That Nick Cannon and Selita Ebanks have got married, it's just not true. The Victoria's Secret angel rubbished the persistent rumors that she and Nick had married in Las Vegas last weekend after just three weeks of dating.

"It's so funny, because I've been saying 'Thank you, thank you' all week -- but no I'm not married," Ebanks told TMZ at a Victoria's Secret event Wednesday Feb 28th to launch the Secret Embrace bra line.
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Dimension Walks Through the "Scanners"

March 01, 2007 02:08:55 GMT

Still committed to produce horror flick from its pit, Dimension Films is set to develop another of the genre titled "Scanners" which turns out to be a remake of David Cronenberg's 1981 effort of the same name telling about a scientist who infiltrates an underground movement of "scanners," whose telepathic abilities make them lethal weapons.

In doing so, the studio has already assigned "Saw III" director Darren Lynn Bousman to take the helming duties with "Batman Begins" scribe David Goyer penning the script. Goyer is expected to have the screenplay ready by the time Bousman finishes work on "Saw IV" which starts filming April 15 this year and "Repo! The Genetic Opera."
 
 
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