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March 12, 2007

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Aerosmith to Hold a Concert in India

March 12, 2007 09:33:44 GMT

India will be Aerosmith's next stop in the Latin America and Europe leg of tour. It is claimed by the members as their first time to visit and perform in the country. The band is scheduled to play in India's financial and film hub of Mumbai on June 2.

This visit is an additional venue to the Latin America and Europe tour beside United Arab Emirates. The tour itself is held in between the band's tight schedule to record the 15th studio album which is planned to be released in fall 2007.
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Jenna Elfman Is a "Literary Superstar" for ABC

March 12, 2007 08:58:42 GMT

Jenna Elfman is a TV and film star herself, yet for ABC she's "Literary Superstar."

The beauty is slated to appear in the new comedy, playing a book publicist who's intensely loyal to her clients. And so the story goes as budget cuts threaten her publishing house, she stands up to the corporate suits, and successfully lobbies for the right to continue working with smaller, quirkier authors.
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Maximo Park Is Ready to Jam US and Canada in a Tour

March 12, 2007 08:56:48 GMT

Maximo Park is ready to hit the road in its biggest tour in North America. Within a month, the band will tour in 14 different places including Minneapolis, New York, Toronto, Montreal and many more.

Starting from July 11, the band will make Great Scotts, Boston its first jamming point and the tour will continue across US and Canada until July 28 in Casbah, San Diego. It would be the UK band's first tour in USA within 2 years.
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Eddie Murphy and Katt Williams Fool the "Marshals"

March 12, 2007 08:55:54 GMT

Apparently pleased by the box-office result "Norbit" has pulled so far, DreamWorks once again is uniting Eddie Murphy and Katt Williams under its roof to spark another comedy feature together.

Simply titled "Marshals", the project is said to focus on the first black marshals of the Old West. Williams and Murphy have both been confirmed to take starring part there with the former also penning the script and the latter handling producing matters as well.
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Eliza Dushku Joins Those "Nurses" on Fox

March 12, 2007 08:40:28 GMT

Eliza Dushku is giving hand to a new role, nurse. The film actress has been tapped to play one of the nurses in Fox's one-hour hospital comedic drama pilot "Nurses."

Billed to play Eve, a young woman who just out of nursing school who joins the hospital run by her father, Dushku replaces Katheryn Winnick, who has departed the 20th Century Fox TV pilot.
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"Hell Ride" Gets on the Track

March 12, 2007 08:21:23 GMT

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After three years of uncertainty, finally work on "Hell Ride" is about to begin. Production Weekly has learned that director Larry Bishop, who also wrote and is set to star in, has made his mind to carry out the principal photography on the project this spring.

A blood and sex-soaked tale of motorcycle revenge and retribution under the "Quentin Tarantino Presents" banner, the action thriller sees Bishop as a bad-ass biker named Pistolero who embarks on a mission with his brother The Gent and Comanche to avenge the death of his old lady Cherokee Kisum by the 666ers, a rival motorcycle gang.
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Nikki Cox Scores Another New TV Role

March 12, 2007 08:21:03 GMT

The critically-acclaimed dramatic television series "Las Vegas", about a team of people working in the fictional Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, doesn't work well for her, yet she won't stop there. Nikki Cox hit hard this time with a new TV role.

The American actress is set to star in CBS' comedy pilot "Fugly." Details on the new project are being kept under wrap. No need to worry though, for we'll keep you posted with more.
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Snow Patrol Caught in "Spider-Man 3"'s Web

March 12, 2007 07:47:54 GMT

Joining the excitement of Spider-Man 3's much anticipated release is Snow Patrol. The alternative rock band is going to contribute a song in the movie's soundtrack.

Representing the band, lead singer Gary Lightbody said that he is excited on the involvement alone, despite the unknown status. It is reported that the band's single "Signal Fire" will be the one used and that the band is still 'not sure' its whereabouts in the movie. He said, "Signal Fire will be featured in the trailers and the movie itself. It may only appear over the end credits, but hey, it's Spidey!"
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Loretta Lynn Getting an Honorary Doctorate from Boston's Berklee College of Music

March 12, 2007 07:47:50 GMT

Loretta Lynn is set to receive an honorary doctorate from Boston's Berklee College of Music.

The country music star will be presented with the honor during the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday March 17th by Berklee President Roger H. Brown. She is honored for her contributions to music.
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"No Deal on the Table" for Shia LaBeouf in "Indy 4"

March 12, 2007 07:46:27 GMT

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Amidst the buzz following Variety's March 8 report on him being in talks to play the son of the title character in "Fourth Installment of the Indiana Jones Adventures", Shia LaBeouf surprisingly showed his denial of doing so upon getting interviewed by IGN Movies during the promotion of his new thriller "Disturbia" at this year's SXSW Festival.

"It's nuts. It's like these rumors are spiraling out of control," the actor claimed. "Look, there's no deal on the table. If it was on the table, I would love to. It's like a dream come true to be in that project, but it's a rumor at this point. These things happen, but it's wild that it was in Variety; it's weird."
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Jackie Chan to Appear in an Ad Promoting LA County Sheriffs

March 12, 2007 07:30:09 GMT

Jackie Chan comes to the aid of police as he is taking on a new role, promoting LA's Sheriff's Department to Asian-Americans.

The action hero actor will appear in a public service ad, shows him dressed in a sheriff's deputy uniform and stepping out of a squad car, and will urge potential recruits to join the force.
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"Speed Racer" Vrooming on May 9, 2008

March 12, 2007 07:16:05 GMT

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Starting its engine a little early from its schedule, "Speed Racer" is now slated to open in theaters on May 9, 2008 instead, which is two weeks earlier than previously slated, Warner Bros. Pictures' President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman and President of International Distribution Veronika Kwan-Rubinek have announced.

"We see it as a movie with broad-based, worldwide appeal--from adults to teens to families--making it the perfect film to lead off our exciting 2008 Summer slate," so Fellman stated. "We want to give 'Speed Racer' the maximum playability throughout the season, so moving it up to the earliest possible date made the most sense."
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Lily Allen's Spring Tour Is On

March 12, 2007 07:06:23 GMT

British singer Lily Allen is feeding her agenda with performances in support of her debut album "Alright, Still" (2006). She plans to visit US and Canada in a spring tour dated March 14 until June 15.

Recently completing MTV's special concert series "Discover and Download", Allen will then perform in a bigger range namely her solo tour. She will start her performance in Stubb's BBQ, Austin and end it in Bonaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester. Within that, she will also visit Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Mexico City, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Washington, New York, Los Angeles and Indio at the Coachella Festival.
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Vanessa Minnillo Signs As Guest Creator for the Flirt! Cosmetics Line

March 12, 2007 06:55:00 GMT

Vanessa Minnillo has signed on as the guest creator for Flirt! cosmetics line, creating new colors, products and accessories for the year 2007.

Concerning such fact, the MTV VJ is about to have her limited edition "Flirt! Cosmetics" collection debuted in August later this year at Kohl's Department Stores nationwide and online at kohls.com.
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Dougray Scott Spotting the "Hitman"

March 12, 2007 06:45:36 GMT

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The "Hitman" finally has found its tough opponent. The flick's producer Luc Besson has revealed to IGN Movies that "Mission: Impossible II" star Dougray Scott has been picked up to play the antagonist who pursues the titular role, known as Agent 47, throughout the film.

Based on Eidos' popular video game of the same title, the movie centers on an assassin known as Agent 47 who is hired by a group dubbed "The Agency" to kill targets for cash. "Deadwood" star Timothy Olyphant has been cast to play the character under the direction of Xavier Gens who is set to helm from a script by Skip Woods.
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Kristen Bell Doesn't Forget "Sarah Marshall" At All

March 12, 2007 06:10:07 GMT

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Refuses to go idle during her eight-week hiatus from "Veronica Mars", Kristen Bell have reached an agreement to topline Universal Pictures' romantic comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall", Production Weekly has reported.

Poised to star opposite Jason Segel who also wrote the script, the beauty is going to play the titular role whom Segel's character, Peter, is trying hard to forget following their devastating break-up by taking a vacation in Hawaii. Much to his surprise, she turns out to also stay at the same exclusive resort as he does, together with her new boyfriend.
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Winners of the 2007 Soul Train Music Awards Unleashed

March 12, 2007 05:15:14 GMT

The 2007 Soul Train Music Awards that was held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium has revealed its winners. Co hosted by LeToya Luckett and Omarion and planned to air between March 17th and 25th, the event sadly did not attract most of the winners to come. The show went on anyway.

Winners of Best R&B Album are Jamie Foxx and Mary J. Blige. Foxx grabbed the award through his album "Unpredictable" (2005) while Blige who did not attend the ceremony won it through "The Breakthrough" (2005).
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Gisele Bundchen Is NOT Pregnant

March 12, 2007 05:08:25 GMT

That Bridget Moynahan is pregnant with Tom Brady's child is true. But that Gisele Bundchen is pregnant with the American football ace's child too, it's just not true.

The supermodel has denied recent rumors claimed she and Tom are expecting. Admitted to Vanity Fair magazine that she would like to have children, the beauty however is not in hurry.
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Winners Named at the 28th Annual Young Artist Awards


March 12, 2007 04:41:56 GMT

A group of young names cheerfully brought home a prize each on March 10, 2007 as the Young Artists Foundation finally revealed the recipients for its Young Artist Awards on the day at Empire Ballroom at the Sportsman's Lodge Hotel in Studio City, California.

For film feature categories, Emma Roberts of "Aquamarine" and Tristan Lake Leabu of "Superman Returns" delightfully received the title of Best Supporting Young Actress and Actor, respectively with Logan Lerman and Keke Palmer taking honors in the leading acting slot, the former for his role in "Hoot" while the latter one for hers in "Akeelah and the Bee."
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James Brown Laid to Rest, Finally

March 12, 2007 04:33:34 GMT

Music legend James Brown finally laid to rest Saturday March 10th. The Godfather of Soul's body was placed in a crypt at his daughter, Deanna Brown Thomas' Beech Island, South Carolina home Saturday, 75 days after his death.

The noon ceremony was attended by close family and friends, including Brown's partner, Tomi Rae Brown. Rev Al Sharpton, who presided the ceremony, spoke on their behalf. "His children decided that they were not going to wait on the courts. He left a lot. They're fighting. People fight over that in court. They wanted their father entombed with dignity."
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A Big Fan of Show, Madonna to Appear on Nip/Tuck

March 12, 2007 03:58:26 GMT

She's a big fan of the show and is said to star in. Madonna is set to join the cast of hit plastic surgery drama "Nip/Tuck".

According to Hollywood.com, the show's creator, Ryan Murphy, revealed that he's currently scripting a role for her, with the pop superstar about to play opposite pal Rosie O'Donnell who has become a regular on the show after making headlines for a sex scene she filmed with "Nip/Tuck" star Julian McMahon last season.
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P. Diddy and Snoop Dogg in a Joint Venture

March 12, 2007 03:42:18 GMT

Two hip-hop icons have decided to join forces in a tour. P. Diddy and Snoop Dogg will be on the same stage for concerts that run across European continents.

According to Snoop Dogg's official website, the tour will embark on March 12 at Oslo, Norway and run through April 2 at Nottingham, UK. In between, the two will also stop in Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, France and Denmark. The tour is mainly held in support of Diddy's "Press Play" (2006) and also Snoop's "Tha Blue Carpet Treatment" (2006).
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Are Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Breaking Up?

March 12, 2007 03:33:59 GMT

This just in, Jennifer Lopez and hubby Marc Anthony are reportedly calling it quit.

Page Six is reporting that the pair looks just fine in the outside but they actually hit a rough patch in their marriage. "There was a fight on New Year's Eve," a source was quoted as saying.
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Weekend U.S. Box Office of March 9-11, 2007

March 12, 2007 03:25:19 GMT

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The epic genre has truly made such a grand return through "300."

Coming out as the only newcomer, the graphic retelling of Frank Miller's graphic novel about the ancient Battle of Thermopylae amazingly scoops up a fantastic number of $70.8 million to take over the No.1 position from Disney's "Wild Hogs" on the weekend box office ended Sunday, March 11.
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Reconciliation Is on the Card for Drew Barrymore and Fabrizio Moretti?

March 12, 2007 02:55:11 GMT

Rumor has it that Drew Barrymore and ex-boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti are working on a reconciliation.

The former couple split in January 2007 after dating for four and a half years. Though so, reconciliation is still possible for them.
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Wilco's New Album Leaks on the Internet, Again

March 12, 2007 02:46:39 GMT

For the third time, Wilco's new album leaks on the Internet prior its release date. "Sky Blue Sky" is intended to be released officially on May 15, yet its download sales can be accessed almost three months earlier.

This is not the first time for Wilco as the band's previous two albums had experienced the same thing. "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot" (2002) was out on the Internet before its planned release date and so did "A Ghost is Born" (2004). Responding to this Wilco's frontman Jeff Tweedy is both disappointed and proud at the same time. "There's probably some good argument to be made that (the latest online leak) will prevent a few people from buying the record," he said in a statement. "But there's also the idea that I believe is true for us, which is, it's people listening to our music."
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Lily Allen Finds 'The Sims 2 Seasons' a Fun Experience

March 12, 2007 02:31:29 GMT

Lily Allen is having her figure recreated as a character in role playing computer game The Sims. Concerning her new project, the British singer also has reworked her hit song "Smile" for the "Sims 2 Seasons".

The computer game by Electronic Arts Inc., released earlier this month, depicts Allen as a pixilated game character singing the track in Simlish, the language spoken by characters in all Sims games.
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Mark Ruffalo and Wife Expecting Third Child

March 12, 2007 02:05:33 GMT

Mark Ruffalo and his wife, Sunrise Coigney are expecting their third child together. The happy couple will soon add another little one to their clan as the baby is due later this fall.

Ruffalo and Sunrise has had two other children, a 5-year-old son Keen Ruffalo and a 1-year-old daughter, Bella.
 
 
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