March 19, 2007 could be a historical day in Oak Lawn, Illinois High School. Grammy Award winning singer Kanye West appeared at the school for a surprise performance. To top it off, the Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson also appeared in the event to introduce Kanye.
On December 4, 2006 Emma Bunton's "Life in Mono" was released and immediately entered the UK Album chart at #65. Though it sold 13,000 copies in its first week, the single "All I Need to Know" on the other hand received a mild reception. Based on that Bunton decides to leave her music career.
Come now to the magical world of "Stardust", folks, as Paramount Pictures has delightfully pushed the "on" button on the official site for the film in the anticipation of its theatrical release on August 10 this year.
Stepping into the similar shoes of fellow actress Helen Mirren when she assumed a royal role in "The Queen", Emily Blunt has been appointed to portray the titular character in "The Young Victoria", a period biopic of the 19th century monarch produced by Initial Entertainment Group's Graham King and Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
Seemingly excited for the reunion, The Police manages to slip in two more gigs in between the tight schedule. Apart from the additional European Tour dates that have just been announced, the band will also perform at Wrigley Field, Chicago on July 5 and at Churchill Downs, Louisville on July 14 as part of the North American Tour.
As the newly appointed president of Island Record, Jermaine Dupri's first task is to sign new deals with urban artists. Completing the task immediately, he has some promising names under the records' wings.
Angelina Jolie can take a sigh now that the adoption of Pax Thien has been finalized. The actress has completed the adoption process of her fourth child Tuesday March 20th as she secured the approval of both the Vietnamese government and the US Embassy to take Pax Thien Jolie back to US with her.
Two venues in Japan will not see Red Hot Chili Peppers performing on the scheduled dates. The band has postponed the three gigs in Osaka and Tokyo due to vocalist Anthony Kiedis' recovery term from bronchial pneumonia.
While words on Zac Efron being considered for the title role in "Speed Racer" are still going around, The Hollywood Reporter has delightfully given a dot of light on who may possibly land the role, revealing that it is "Alpha Dog" star Emile Hirsch who is currently involved in talks for the role instead.
American Greetings Corporation has signed a licensing agreement with Ellen DeGeneres to develop a line of greeting cards that will feature illustrations of the comedian along with her quirky observations.
The Rolling Stones will step on the UK festival stage for the first time since 1976. The British band will headline the Isle of Wight Festival on June 10. It is expected that the frontman Mick Jagger will give a live Webcast on March 22 in the website. The talk will concern this involvement, other European concert dates as well as the make-up concerts for 2006 cancelled dates.
The release date of Maroon 5's new album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" is coming nearer. To anticipate that, first single release as well as its video has been prepared by the band. They are reported to have shot the video of "Makes Me Wonder" at the California Department of Transportation building and Los Angeles International Airport.
The videogame-based movie era appears to still run steadily as New Line Cinema has come to a decision to set up "Gears of War", an adaptation of the tactical third-person shooter game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios, at its pit.
It's time for the classic crime-fighting hero to get a big screen treatment. Columbia Pictures, through its presidents of production Matt Tolmach and Doug Belgrad, has announced on March 20 that it will transform the masked man's tale into a film feature.
Keanu Reeves hits a photographer. The actor was leaving a parking space in the residential area of Avenida Tranquila near Los Verdes Golf Course in Southern California on Monday night March 19th when the alleged incident occurred.
The collaboration between Girls Aloud and Sugababes has shown a good result. Dubbed "Girls Aloud vs. Sugababes", they cover Aerosmith's "Walk This Way" that immediately goes #1 in UK Singles chart in the first week. It becomes Girls Aloud's third British #1 and the band's 15th successive top ten single.
Continues to give special attention to Nicholas Sparks' works, New Line Cinema is on the move to develop "Dear John", a big screen adaptation of another bestseller novel of the author which was published in October last year.
In the wake of the success scored by "The Queen", Pathe Pictures International, one of the financiers of the award-winning film, is joining forces with BBC Films to make a biopic about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who took the position from 1979 to 1990.
Currently busy filming "The Pineapple Express" for Columbia Pictures, David Gordon Green turns out to still have an eye for doing another project. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the filmmaker is engaged in final talks to both write and direct "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town" for Warner Independent Pictures (WIP) and Smoke House.
Still eager to evoke more laughs in theaters, Warner Bros. Pictures is aiming to develop an untitled comedic feature following its preemptive successful venture in obtaining the film's rights from writing duo Mike Lisbe and Nate Reger.
Here comes another casting buzz on "Star Trek" following reports on Matt Damon, Adrien Brody, and Gary Sinise being involved in talks to highlight the project. Star Magazine via TrekMovie has stated that Jennifer Garner may as well show up in the film to play a love interest for Mr. Spock.