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March 08, 2007

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In Touch's Hot Blondes List

March 08, 2007 09:46:08 GMT

Compared to any other Hollywood's blondes, Christina Aguilera is the best. The pop singing star has topped In Touch magazine's list on Hollywood's Hottest Blondes.

Coming at the very top position, Christina is followed after by Reese Witherspoon who is ranked 2nd, and Kate Hudson at the 3rd spot. Rounding out the Top 5 is Hayden Panettiere at No. 4 and Pamela Anderson at No. 5.
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Shia LaBeouf Close to Star in "Indy 4"

March 08, 2007 09:39:47 GMT

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Seems Indy will have a companion in his fourth journey. Variety has revealed that "Transformers" star Shia LaBeouf is in final negotiations to land a role as the son of our hero in what is currently referred as "Fourth Installment of the Indiana Jones Adventures."

Rumors about his involvement in the latest of the hit series have been circulating heavily along with those about Natalie Portman's inclusion. George Lucas, who co-wrote and executive produced the three previous installments, however, recently debunked the latter, saying the actress is "absolutely not" in the project.
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Hollywood Hunk Josh Hartnett Dating Top Italian Model Sveva Gualdi

March 08, 2007 09:17:36 GMT

He's back in the dating saddle again. Following his split from Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson, Josh Hartnett has been romantically linked to such notable females as Gisele Bundchen and Helena Christensen. Yet the guy finally gives his love to Sveva Gualdi.

The Hollywood hunk and the top Italian model have been spotted getting intimate on dates around New York. In Touch reported, Hartnett was spotted romancing Gualdi last week as they strolled the streets together.
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Britney Spears Declining, Timbaland to the Rescue

March 08, 2007 09:13:33 GMT

Britney Spears' depression and declining career is finally taking its toll for rapper Timbaland. Armed with sympathy for the once phenomenal singer, Timbaland wants to help reclaiming her glorious days by working up a new recording for her.

Tapping Justin Timberlake, Timbaland has asked him to tag along in the 'rescue Britney' plan. Responding to that, Timberlake sets only one condition, "She's just gotta be serious." Yet none of the spoke persons from the three parties has been communicating further for this issue.
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Universal Pictures Spots "Three Men Seeking Monsters"

March 08, 2007 09:08:49 GMT

Onboard to bring out what seems to be a promising film, Universal Pictures is set to develop a new film feature entitled "Three Men Seeking Monsters" following its successful acquisition to Nick Redfern's novel "Three Men Seeking Monsters: Six Weeks in Pursuit of Werewolves, Lake Monster, Giant Cats, Ghostly Devil Dogs, and Ape-Men."

Likely to stay true to the original, the project will center on three guys who unite and set off on a road trip together to visit every place in the British countryside where monsters have allegedly been spotted. Names attached to act have not yet been revealed, but it is said that the studio is hoping to get "Napoleon Dynamite" star Jon Heder in the cast.
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Kenny Loggins Inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk

March 08, 2007 08:54:22 GMT

Kenny Loggins, an American Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, was inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk on Wednesday March 7th.

Expressing his gratitude concerning the honor, the star said "Thank you to everybody, and my fans who have come out," just before putting his hands in wet cement at the sidewalk gallery outside the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard.
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Genesis Reveals Tour Dates for Its Fans

March 08, 2007 08:50:23 GMT

With increasing anticipation running up and down on Genesis' upcoming tour, the band has no choice but to announce the dates and venues. The band will make BMO Field in Toronto the preliminary site on September 7 and Hollywood Bowl the final stop on October 12. Within the dates, several other big venues all over Europe and 13 cities across America will also be visited.

Unfortunately, former frontman Peter Gabriel will not be joining the lots. Instead, the tour will feature threesome; Phil Collins in the drum, Tony Banks in Keyboard and also Mike Rutherford in the guitar. However, Collins stated that the chance of Gabriel joining them in other future projects is still large. "It's not like it's a party that we're holding that Peter didn't come to," Collins explained during a news conference.
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Seth Gordon Nursing "The Only Living Boy in New York"

March 08, 2007 08:43:46 GMT

Scoring success with his documentary feature "The King of Kong" which became one of this year's Slamdance hits, Seth Gordon is now taking larger project in his hand as he has successfully been picked up to direct "The Only Living Boy in New York" for Columbia Pictures.

A coming-of-age drama, the flick concerns a recent college graduate who is seduced by his father's mistress. No word yet on the cast lineup, but it has been confirmed that "Things We Lost in the Fire" scribe Allan Loeb is onboard to pen the script.
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Lance Bass Writing "Out Of Sync" Memoir

March 08, 2007 08:26:27 GMT

Lance Bass jumps from singing to writing. The former NSYNC member is writing a memoir "all about his life, his music, and his sexuality", titled "Out of Sync."

Slated to hit stores October later this year, the memoir will tell readers about Bass' childhood in small-town Mississippi, his experiences as a member of one of the world's most popular boy bands, and his four months of training in Russia to be a cosmonaut.
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Jason Lee Gets Entertained By "Alvin and the Chipmunks"

March 08, 2007 08:14:31 GMT

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Being the first major actor to come to the project, Jason Lee has reached deals to have a starring slot in CG/live-action hybrid flick "Alvin and the Chipmunks", a Fox 2000 and Fox Animation production.

Based on the 1950s cartoon series about three chipmunks named Alvin, Simon, and Theodore, the project has been entrusted into the hands of "Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties" helmer Tim Hill who will direct from a script penned by Jon Vitti. Lee reportedly will play David Seville, the human confidant of the title characters.
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What's HOT on TomKat

March 08, 2007 07:44:35 GMT

What is it about TomKat that's so hot? It is about their being reported to have another baby and join Victoria Adams on TV show.

TMZ has learned that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' female friend was spotted going "to trendy West Hollywood baby boutique Petit Tresor last week, looking for four scenarios for a boy's nursery." It is said that the shop was given April 15th as the deadline, which is three days to Suri Cuise's first birthday.
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Reese Witherspoon Bids Goodbye to "Bunny Lake"

March 08, 2007 07:41:54 GMT

Bunny Lake is truly missing someone important this time. Variety has brought in shocking reports that Reese Witherspoon, who is supposed to topline "Bunny Lake Is Missing", has taken abrupt decision to give up her role despite the film's production schedule which is slated to begin next month.

Beyond the late notice, the departure is really surprising since the actress and her Type A Films partner Jennifer Simpson were assigned to produce alongside Mark Gordon. With this happening, there is a possibility that filming start date can be pushed back for Spyglass as the financing company sure needs time to find another actress to fill in the vacant seat.
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High Hopes on Jackson Five Reunion

March 08, 2007 07:29:41 GMT

A potential reunion for Jackson Five is on. Telling the UK television show, "This Morning" on January 30, Jermaine Jackson has claimed that the Jacksons are planning to record an album and possibly, a tour.

As a start, Jermaine is in the process of producing a musical record of Jackson Five that tapes the band's journey starting from its early career through the glorious days. Moreover, it has been reported that the brothers will hold worldwide tours and also 250 concerts in Vegas, the venue in which Michael Jackson is enthusiastic to make a dramatic comeback. Rumor has it that following the concerts, several casinos, stadiums and hotels will be constructed to celebrate the King of Pop's return.
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Is Nick Carter Dating Haylie Duff?

March 08, 2007 07:15:19 GMT

New rumors surface by the hour that Nick Carter is dating Haylie Duff.

The two young stars were seen making out at Les Duex in L.A. last week. "Nick was caressing her back and whispering in her ear. Later, he started making out with her," an onlooker at the club said.
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Sam Neill Not Attached to "Jurassic Park IV"

March 08, 2007 07:02:57 GMT

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It's true that the pre-historic creatures will be back onscreen once more in "Jurassic Park IV", but whether Dr. Alan Grant is also returning turns out to be still in question apparently.

Sam Neill, who played the character in "Jurassic Park" and "Jurassic Park III", recently stated to LA Daily News that he in fact is not taking any involvement in the project, adding that any reports saying about his attachment to it are false.
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Kirsten Dunst to Be Honored as Female Star of the Year at ShoWest

March 08, 2007 06:45:16 GMT

Kirsten Dunst adds one more accolade into hers. The movie darling will be honored as Female Star of the Year at ShoWest.

Will be presented with the award March 15th during ShoWest's closing-night ceremony, Dunst is praised to have "delivered a remarkable array of captivating performances throughout her career."
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Tool's Tour Rescheduled

March 08, 2007 06:21:01 GMT

Due to drummer Danny Carey's recent accident that tore his bicep, the progressive rock band Tool has to reschedule the tour dates. The Japan-North American tour that has started since February will continue again on April 30 in Reno, Nevada and consequently ends on May 24 in Baton Rouge.

After that, the band still owes a headlining performance at the 2007 Bonnaroo Festival. It is held in mid-June, taking the venue in Manchester, Tennessee, and conducted for the promotion of the band's "10,000 Days" album that went 2 times platinum.
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Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal More than Just Friends?!

March 08, 2007 05:53:39 GMT

The movie "Rendition" brings them closer than ever that they are reported dating. Reese Witherspoon and co-star Jake Gyllenhaal become closer when they are working on the thriller flick and it was reported by TMZ that both have been spotted hopping between each other's homes and hotel rooms.

Detailing on that encounter, per OK magazine it is claimed that Reese was spotted visited Jake's Greenwich Village penthouse on March 1, while the actor returned the favor the next day, stopping by The Mandarin Oriental hotel in Midtown Manhattan to see Reese.
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Billboard 200 Top 10 Lists for March 8, 2007

March 08, 2007 05:11:50 GMT

Climbing slowly but steady in the Billboard 200 chart is DAUGHTRY's self-titled debut album at 90,000. Closing the total number of copies sold at two million, this is the band's second non-consecutive #1 position and therefore is Soundscan's fastest selling debut album in rock genre.

The two times former frontrunner Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" is down to #2 with a total of 74,000, while Akon's "Konvicted" rises to 73,000 and claims #3 post. Last week's #3 tenant Fall Out Boy through the album "Infinity on High" falls to #4 at 67,000.
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Scarlett Johansson Being Eyed for Woody Allen's Spanish Project

March 08, 2007 05:08:45 GMT

Apparently still can't get enough of Scarlett Johansson, Woody Allen is looking forward to once again have the beauty in his new movie, a Spanish flick which is not yet titled, after their collaborations in "Match Point" and "Scoop", Screen Daily has learned.

Expected to be shot in Barcelona, Spain, this summer, the project has already had both Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem in the cast with Allen handling both writing and directing matters. Details of the plot are being kept tightly under wraps, but Allen once described the story to be "romantic but serious."
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British Pop Star Robbie Williams Leaves Rehab

March 08, 2007 04:53:39 GMT

Freedom has come approaching Robbie Williams. The British pop singer has checked out of a US rehab clinic, where he went on February 13th this year, on the eve of his 33rd birthday, for dependency on prescription drugs.

A spokeswoman for the singer confirmed the news Wednesday March 7th, saying "Robbie Williams has completed his stay in Arizona and continues with an aftercare programme in" his new home town of Los Angeles.
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Avi Arad Constructing Robosapien Movie

March 08, 2007 04:31:47 GMT

Long known to produce either small or big screen productions based on Marvel Comics characters/superheroes, Avi Arad now is surprisingly going mechanical. Toy company Wowwee Ltd. announced Wednesday, March 7 that it has struck deals with Arad's studio, Avi Arad Productions, to make a film feature about its toy-like biomorphic robot Robosapien.

"We are thrilled to be working with Avi Arad," Wowwee Group president Richard Yanofsky commented. "He is the ideal person to successfully translate Robosapien's lifelike characteristics and endearing personality into a compelling and entertaining story. Watching Arad bring Robosapien to life will be a dream come true."
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Jennifer Hudson Signed as Avon's Exclusive Spokesperson

March 08, 2007 04:29:23 GMT

Acting, singing, and now Jennifer Hudson has a new task to complete as she's been signed to be the exclusive spokesperson for cosmetic giant Avon.

Avon Products, Inc. announced Wednesday March 9th the signing of the Academy Award winner as spokeswoman for its Imari brand and new scent, Imari Seduction.
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Jarvis Cocker's "Jarvis" Next Departure

March 08, 2007 04:04:34 GMT

Though still active with the band Pulp, Jarvis Cocker is planning to go solo. His album titled "Jarvis" is meant to circulate on April 3 in North America. The album is his first and is distributed through Rough Trade.

The album's international release had begun in November 2006, and he had been worried since, "I was a bit worried of using the same people in Pulp. Maybe it wasn't different enough, but I think people saw that it was." Two members from his band Pulp, Steve Mackey and Richard Hawley are both involved in the making of the album.
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Bruce Willis Is "Ocean's" Member

March 08, 2007 03:57:25 GMT

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Looks like audience will again get another glimpse of Bruce Willis in the latest "Ocean's" installment. MTV has reported that Bernie Mac, who is back as Frank Catton in "Ocean's Thirteen", has spilled the bean that the "Die Hard" star is indeed onboard the flick, said to be the last of the hit franchise.

"Bruce Willis is in this one too," the funnyman revealed as quoted by MTV.
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On Naomi Campbell, Terrence Howard and Quincy Jones

March 08, 2007 03:46:40 GMT

Troubled supermodel Naomi Campbell was on Wednesday March 7th ordered to five days of community service after she was pleaded guilty for hitting her maid with a mobile phone.

Concerning the sentence, Campbell is scheduled to start scrubbing the floors at a Sanitation Department warehouse on the Lower East Side of Manhattan on March 19th to 23rd.
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All Saints Dropped by Parlophone

March 08, 2007 03:19:16 GMT

The mutual contract between All Saints and the band's recording house is over. Parlophone, the label, dropped the contract after the band's "Studio 1" failed to meet the market demand.

Not selling much, the album which was out in 2006 and supposed to be the band's comeback boom, did not enter the Top 40 as wished and eventually did not reach the sale standard expected. As a result, the single "Chick Fit" can only be accessed through download sales and no longer available in stores.
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Rock Star Bono Adding Guest Editor into His Resume

March 08, 2007 02:26:06 GMT

Bono can never have enough. The rock star is giving hand to a new job, guest editor of Vanity Fair.

The U2 frontman will edit the magazine's Africa-themed July issue on behalf of his Project RED campaign.
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Jennifer Hudson Scouting Role in Jackie Robinson Biopic

March 08, 2007 02:13:46 GMT

Looking for another dream role following her triumph at his year's Oscars, Jennifer Hudson is reportedly eyeing another dream role in a big screen feature about sports hero Jackie Robinson.

In her attempt to land the part, the former "American Idol" contestant is using her post-Oscars interviews to let Robert Redford, who has been confirmed to star in the project as Branch Rickey, know she is serious on her intention to join the untitled flick.
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Halle Berry Impersonates "Doris Payne"

March 08, 2007 02:12:04 GMT

Set to exhibit her charisma onscreen, Halle Berry has come onboard to be the female lead in a film feature based on the true story of a woman who spent 75 years, at large, stealing precious stone entitled "Who Is Doris Payne?", Moviehole.net has claimed.

Dubbed the "Grandmother Thief", Payne's traits were well known to the police who got amazed at how easily she could distract shop assistants and simply walk away with her loot. In bringing her story to the big screen, seasoned TV writer Eunetta T.Boone has been assigned to pen the screenplay with Justin Berfield serving as one of the producers.
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The "Jennifer Hudson Day" Has Been Proclaimed

March 08, 2007 02:10:45 GMT

Good luck charm keeps following Jennifer Hudson. The former American Idol contestant keeps striving high following her Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winnings. Upon returning to hometown Chicago on Tuesday March 6th, the star was greeted with a quite an honor, her own day.

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley proclaimed that day as "Jennifer Hudson Day" to honor the beauty. "She's an inspiration to everyone who has a dream," Daley told hundreds of screaming fans gathered outside Chicago Theater. "People told her `You can't.' And she said `I can."'
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Three Making a Grand "Return"

March 08, 2007 02:07:48 GMT

No doubt will illuminate the project, Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, and Michael Pena have all agreed to star together in "The Return (2009)", a bittersweet drama about three injured soldiers who return home from Iraq and learn that life has moved on without them.

McAdams, Robbins, and Pena will play Collee, Cheever, and T.K., respectively, who end up on an unexpected road trip across the states with each facing their own problem and trying to solve it. Production is slated to begin this May for a December release via Lionsgate Films.