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March 03, 2007

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Kirsten Dunst Plans to Take A Break from Acting to Study Art

March 03, 2007 08:05:06 GMT

No, she won't retire. She just wants to have time for herself. Kirsten Dunst is taking break from acting to study art.

The 25-year-old actress, who has been working constantly since childhood, is willing to take a majority of this year off for herself before returning to acting later this summer, playing the role of murdered aid worker Marla Ruzicka in an as yet unnamed movie.
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Jay-Z Is Named One of the Inductors in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

March 03, 2007 08:02:51 GMT

Following the increasing list of people inducting for the Performers category in the 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jay-Z, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Rage Against the Machine's Zack de la Rocha and The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards are among some of the names jotted in.

The induction ceremony will go as Jay-Z inducts Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, Vedder inducts R.E.M., Rocha inducts Patti Smith and then Richards for The Ronettes. Still, the ceremony is added with Velvet Revolver's performance, which is included due to Van Halen's withdrawal from the guests list.
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New Couple Alert, Michelle Trachtenberg and Jason Lewis

March 03, 2007 07:49:24 GMT

Michelle Trachtenberg and Jason Lewis have provoked dating rumors after they were spotted on a date at the Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles.

"They just began hanging out," so said a source to American publication US Weekly. No official statement released by either party.
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Elizabeth Hurley and Arun Nayar Have Secretly Tied the Knot

March 03, 2007 07:01:36 GMT

While talk is heating up on their big day which was planned for Saturday March 3rd, the rumor making the rounds that Elizabeth Hurley and fiance, the Indian businessman Arun Nayar, have secretly tied the knot Friday, March 2nd.

Rumor has it that Hurley and Nayar wed in a civil service at Sudeley Castle, in Gloucestershire, western England, on Friday with just two witnesses in the room. And as of the Saturday's star-studded event, it will just be a blessing. Report on the secret wedding was made public by the Daily Mirror.
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Kelly Preston Tipped for "Dallas"

March 03, 2007 06:43:32 GMT

Nowadays it's rare to see real Hollywood couple play husband and wife onscreen, but there is a possibility that it may happen in "Dallas" apparently.

John Travolta, who has been billed to play J.R. Ewing in the project, reportedly has asked his wife Kelly Preston to star as his character's long-suffering wife Sue Ellen, a role ditched by Jennifer Lopez last year.
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Winners List for Music Category in NAACP Image Awards is Out!

March 03, 2007 05:45:45 GMT

Hosted by LL Cool J and attended by A-list celebrities, the 38th Annual NAACP Image Awards has announced its winners for the music category.

First of all, Prince takes the nomination of Outstanding Male Artist with initial competitors of Chris Brown, Jay-Z, John Legend and Lionel Richie. The vocal wonder Mary J. Blige on the other hand, takes on the female position. With that she beats her fellow warriors Beyonce Knowles, Corinne Bailey Rae, American idol winner Fantasia Barrino and also India.Arie. Besides the award, Mary also brings home Best Music Video for "Be Without You".
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Winners of the 38th NAACP's Television and Special Awards

March 03, 2007 05:12:42 GMT

Winners of the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards have been unveiled Friday March 2nd in an awards show hosted by rapper LL Cool J. There are five award categories and here we bring you list of winners of the Television and Special awards.

A Grammy and Tony Award nominated American R&B/Pop/theatrical singer and actress, Vanessa Williams has been bestowed the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Comedy for "Ugly Betty," which during the event won the Outstanding Television Comedy Series award. Winning the Outstanding Supporting Actor in A Comedy Series award, in the meantime, is Reggie Hayes for his role of attorney William Dent on the CW sitcom, "Girlfriends."
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Van Halen's Slot of Gig Stolen by Velvet Revolver

March 03, 2007 04:29:26 GMT

With the constantly changing front man and no near future recording plan for rock band Van Halen, the band has confirmed its cancellation to participate in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame supposedly mapped on May 12, 2007 in Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

The empty slot will be filled in by Velvet Revolver with lead vocalist Scott Weiland and guitarist Slash speaking on behalf of the band. Releasing the upcoming album "Libertad" later this year, the band is very much the more available and prepared candidate for the festival.
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Winners Named for the 38th Annual NAACP Image Awards' Film Categories

March 03, 2007 04:09:41 GMT

The awards season in film industry does still continues even though it has reached its peak on the Oscar ceremony last month as the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People took its turn to unveil the recipients of its Image Awards on Friday, March 2 2007 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium.

Recognizing best achievements in filmmaking, the organization eventually handed out the top honor of best picture to "The Pursuit of Happyness" while naming Forest Whitaker of "The Last King of Scotland" and Keke Palmer of "Akeelah and the Bee" the best actor and actress, respectively.
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Scarlett Johansson Hearts Reebok Unveiled

March 03, 2007 03:59:36 GMT

You should not miss it, the new clothing line from our beloved actress Scarlett Johansson. The star has teamed up with athletic footwear giant Reebok to create a sporty clothing line, called "Scarlett Hearts Rbk."

The collection, features baseball tees, leggings, hooded tunics, jackets and sneakers among others, will be available in department stores and boutiques around the world by March 1st. You can shop "Scarlett Hearts Rbk" at store.reebok.com.
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Daniel Radcliffe Will Still Be "Harry Potter"

March 03, 2007 03:27:51 GMT

Fear not "Potter" fans, the Harry Potter you know and love will remain unchanged onscreen, that's for sure.

Yes, Daniel Radcliffe, who has been portraying the young wizard since the series popped up on the big screen in 2001, has signed on to continue playing the part for the final two installments of the mega-hit franchise, his spokeswoman stated on Friday, March 2.
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Heather Locklear and Jack Wagner Chow Down Together

March 03, 2007 03:10:34 GMT

They do end up together. Heather Locklear and her "Melrose Place" co-star Jack Wagner have been spotted having dinner at Mr. Chow's in Beverly Hills on Thursday night March 1st, fuelling speculation they are an item.

The one-time co-stars reportedly appeared very cozy with Heather even shielded Jack's eyes from the shutterbugs as they left together.
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Hints on Bjork's Sixth Studio Album "Volta"

March 03, 2007 03:05:33 GMT

Following the phenomenal album "Medúlla" which was released in 2004, Bjork has set to confirm the release of her sixth studio album on May 7, 2007 under the name "Volta".

It has been reported that Bjork herself has got her hands in the entire production of this album. She has also gone solo in the process of writing the songs, but tapped several artists to collaborate in the album. The lists comprised are Mark Bell from LFO and American rapper Timbaland.
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Angelina Jolie Has Filed Legal Papers to Adopt for the Third Time

March 03, 2007 02:42:08 GMT

Three is just not enough for Angelina Jolie. Concerning recent speculation on more adoption, the actress-mother is said to have filed papers to adopt a Vietnamese child with her partner and fellow screen idol Brad Pitt.

Vu Duc Long, director of the Southeast Asian nation's International Adoption Agency announced Friday March 2nd he had received documents from a U.S. agency representing Jolie, saying "We received a file from Angelina Jolie through a US organization a few days ago, asking for permission to adopt a child from Vietnam."
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Lionsgate Injects Fresh Air to "Tulia"

March 03, 2007 02:27:57 GMT

Brushing the dust off from its long-gestating project of "Tulia", Lionsgate is bringing the flick in progress again as The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the producing names behind the movie are currently in talks to have Carl Franklin onboard as the director.

Based on Nate Blakeslee's non-fiction book "Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town", the picture focuses on the 1999 arrests of 46 black men in the impoverished town of Tulia, Texas. Halle Berry has already been attached to play the lead attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund investigating the case.
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Pammy to Be A Beach Babe Once Again

March 03, 2007 02:15:47 GMT

Pamela Anderson is still hot to be a beach babe once again. The busty blonde is partnering up with the producers of "Baywatch" to star in a new TV series.

The untitled fantasy-based drama, set at a Malibu club, is slated to start filming in the spring. Pammy reportedly is hoping the new project with Handprint Entertainment will achieve the same success as "Baywatch" which catapulted her to fame.
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"Wild Hogs" Duo to Reunite in "Old Dogs"

March 03, 2007 02:07:33 GMT

Old Dogs picture
Seemingly get satisfied with their collaboration in "Wild Hogs", John Travolta and director Walt Becker are attempting to work together again in another comedy from Disney titled "Old Dogs."

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Becker has already landed deals to direct the project while Travolta is still in negotiations for a lead role. It is also said that the "Grease" star is hoping to get his wife Kelly Preston and daughter Ella Blue submitted into the cast as well.
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Warner Bros. Working Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson Biopic

March 03, 2007 02:05:33 GMT

Taking a big issue to the big screen, Warner Bros. Pictures is setting up a film feature about the lives of Valerie Plame and Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV, the married couple who got drawn into a D.C firestorm in 2003.

Plame became media headlines during the year following White House officials' publication revealing she was a covert operative of the U.S. CIA investigating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. It was alleged by Wilson that the identity leak was conducted as "political retribution" for his July 6, 2003 article criticizing the George W. Bush administration.
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Brett Merryman Plays Tricks with "Houdini"

March 03, 2007 02:03:48 GMT

Brewing a potential project titled "Houdini" under its banner, Walden Media has picked up Brett Merryman to pen the screenplay for the flick, Variety has reported.

Names to star have not yet been revealed, but it is said that the picture will concern a 14-year-old boy who discovers he's a descendant of Harry Houdini and embarks on a quest to unravel the secrets of his ancestor's past. Seating as the director is Mark Waters who is also in charge to helm "The Spiderwick Chronicles", a big screen adaptation of Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi's bestselling children's book series of the same name.
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"The Devil You Know" Brings Total Chaos at Fox

March 03, 2007 02:02:31 GMT

Looks like family members will have many choices in watching movies suitable for them all for a couple of years ahead. Following Paramount Pictures' decision to develop "Kringle", the 20th Century Fox is also on the move to make a family feature entitled "The Devil You Know" at its pit.

An adaptation of Nathan Hale's children book of the same title, the project will be a live-action picture telling about the Fell family and the little devil living in their house who often does all sorts of bad things, making them grow impatient with him. However, when the prim and proper Ms. Phisto mysteriously appears and offers to remove the demon and take his place, the Fells wind up with more than they bargained for.
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Look for LX.TV Interview With Mira Nair on "The Namesake"

March 02, 2007 22:30:50 GMT

Namesake, The picture
In the anticipation of Mira Nair's latest work "The Namesake" to hit theaters, LX.TV has placed on its website a video interview with the noted filmmaker hosted by SuChin Park from MTV News for an episode of the network's "Drinks w/ LX."

Provided a great insight into Nair's experience in making the dramatic feature, which is adaptation of Jhumpa Lahiri's National Book Award-winning novel of the same name, the interview is available at LX.TV.
 
 
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