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March 28, 2007

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Corbin Bleu Launches Debut Album!

March 28, 2007 09:52:42 GMT

Child star Corbin Bleu will release his debut album as a solo artist on May 1st. The title to his album is "Another Side" and is out via Hollywood Records.

Two singles from the album have been released. First single "Push It to the Limit" was released in 2006 while "Deal With It" was recently released in 2007. The former gained the post #1 on Radio Disney and also entered Billboard 100 at #14.
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Denzel Washington Writes "Journal for Jordan"


March 28, 2007 09:44:27 GMT

Still eager to keep going into producing thing, Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington is on duty to produce a film feature entitled "Journal for Jordan", based on a first-person essay published in January in the New York Times of which rights the Escape Artists has secured.

The essay, written by Dana Canedy, describes a 200-page journal made by her fiance, First Sgt. Charles Monroe King who was perished in Baghdad only one month shy of finishing his tour of duty. It contains words of wisdom for their son about how to live a proper life and to prepare him for a life without his father. King himself never got the chance to meet his own child since he had left for the Middle East before he was born.
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Chris Sanders Experiences an "Awakening"

March 28, 2007 09:10:30 GMT

Leaving Disney after a nearly twenty-year stint there does not mean that Chris Sanders has no clue of his next destination at all. Variety has brought in delightful report saying that the animation veteran for now is settling at DreamWorks Animation to direct the company's cavemen comedy "Crood Awakening."

DreamWorks initially developed the project with Bristol-based Aardman Studios, but finally concluded to set it up on its own after its partnership with the British claymation house recently came to its end.
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Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan Will Wed Next Month

March 28, 2007 08:36:35 GMT

Aishwarya Rai and her fiance Abhishek Bachchan will walk down the aisle next month.

The Bollywood's top couple reportedly is planning to hold their marriage April 20th at the Bachchan residence in India's entertainment capital of Mumbai. The wedding, however, will likely to be low-key since Bachchan's grandmother is unwell, it has been reported.
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Niki Caro Pinned Under "The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky"

March 28, 2007 08:31:54 GMT

Gliding quite smoothly to her next directing vehicle, New Zealand-born filmmaker Niki Caro is on duty to helm as well as write for a dramatic feature entitled "The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky", which will be produced under Warner Bros. Pictures banner.

An adaptation of Ken Dornstein's memoir of the same name, the picture concerns the story of the author's older brother David, who died with other 269 passengers in the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 airline terrorist bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland. It will also follow Dornstein as he learns more about David and comes to terms with the tragedy after discovering hundreds of thousands of words his writer brother left behind.
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The 2007 Empire Awards Recipients Announced

March 28, 2007 08:02:05 GMT

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Collecting the votes from its readers, Britain's biggest selling film magazine Empire has finally listed out the honorees of its Empire Awards of which ceremony was held in London for the twelfth time.

Based on the votes, collected from over 50,000 people, the magazine proudly gave the top prize of Best Film to latest installment of 007 series "Casino Royale", in the meantime also named stars Daniel Craig and Eva Green the Best Actor and Best Female Newcomer, respectively.
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No Joke, Ashton Kutcher's Prank Show "Punk'd" Coming to an End

March 28, 2007 07:33:04 GMT

This is it. After eight seasons on MTV, Ashton Kutcher's prank show, "Punk'd," comes to an end.

MTV said Monday March 26th the upcoming season, which is the 8th, will be the last for the show from co-creator/executive producers Ashton and Jason Goldberg.
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John Cusack and Sean Hayes Provide Aids for "Igor"

March 28, 2007 07:17:52 GMT

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Stellar names keep flowing down for "Igor" despite its burgeoning list of cast lineup. Following recent inclusions of Jay Leno and Jennifer Coolidge, Exodus Film Group has smoothly had John Cusack and Sean Hayes onboard to lend their voices to its CG-animated feature.

Cusack reportedly will replace Christian Slater to voice the titular character, a hunch-backed assistant to a mad scientist named Dr. Glickenstein. Meanwhile Hayes is billed to fill the voice of Brian the Brain, a brain in a jar who is one of Igor's sidekicks and inventions.
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Heather Locklear "Sees Jayne Run"

March 28, 2007 07:10:34 GMT

Long time that we haven't seen her on screen, Heather Locklear is about to make a return to the scene, signing deal to star in ABC's comedy pilot "See Jayne Run."

Will have the actress plays the main role, "See Jayne Run" follows the story of an accomplished alpha female working in the male-dominated world of investment banking who struggles to balance career and motherhood.
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"Evan Almighty" Trailer Hits During "The Office" Marathon

March 28, 2007 06:37:20 GMT

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Slated to give a sneak peek of its anticipated comedy "Evan Almighty", Universal Pictures has delightfully revealed that the trailer for the picture will make its debut on small screen this Thursday, March 29, 2007.

The clip will come up on NBC during the marathon of the network's hit series "The Office" called "Night at the Office" event. Multiple episodes of the show have been scheduled to air over the course of the evening's prime time on 8 pm - 11 pm Eastern/Pacific or 7 pm - 10 pm Central.
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NBA Star LeBron James Billed to Co-Host ESPN's 15th Annual ESPY Awards

March 28, 2007 06:26:06 GMT

It will be his first ever that LeBron James will co-host ESPY Awards. The NBA star and late-night talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel have both been billed to co-host ESPN's 15th annual ESPY Awards, coming on July 11th later this year.

The ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Awards is an annual televised event created by American broadcaster ESPN, which recognizes outstanding individual and team achievements and memorable performances in the world of sports during the previous year.
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Paul W.S. Anderson Leaves "Castlevania"?

March 28, 2007 06:06:17 GMT

After recent good news saying Rogue Pictures has taken distribution rights to "Castlevania", now comes a gloomy tidbit that no doubt will bring surprise to or probably raise various reactions from the fans of Konami's "Castlevania" videogame series, from which the flick is adapted.

According to DeadCentral.com, director Paul W.S. Anderson has shockingly decided to quit the flick without clear reasons and has shifted his attention to work on his other project of "Deathrace 3000" instead. It is very surprising indeed since the action filmmaker was previously noticed to be very enthusiastic about developing the movie, having planned to film it in the Transylvanian region of Romania by fall or winter.
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Noel Gallagher Did Charity with Fun

March 28, 2007 06:03:42 GMT

In a happy mood, Noel Gallagher jammed at Teenage Cancer Trust at Royal Albert Hall, London on March 26. The charity-based event saw him going personal with audience by interacting and joking with them. Apparently, the event was also dedicated to his pregnant Scottish girlfriend, Sara MacDonald.

He opened the show by singing "(It's Good) To Be Free" and just before delivering the third piece "Slide Away" he announced that the song was dedicated to "My lovely Mrs. Sara"
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Today on Brangelina, an Easter Caribbean Wedding

March 28, 2007 05:03:10 GMT

A home, boys and girls, what else? What is it that Brad Pitt and partner Angelina Jolie do not have? They do have all, but that wouldn't be perfect without a marriage. The high-profile couple thus planning to get hitched and it would be an Easter Caribbean wedding, it has been reported.

Pitt and Jolie are said to have fallen in love with the Dominican Republic during a recent holiday and have allegedly decided it is the perfect place for them to tie the knot. "While they were in the Dominican Republic, Brad bought a huge plot of land and helped design a fabulous house," a source told Britain's OK! magazine. "It's there they intend to become Mr and Mrs Pitt."
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Arcade Fire Has to Cancel UK Dates

March 28, 2007 04:52:43 GMT

Members of rock band Arcade Fire apparently put health concern as the utmost priority. After vocalist Win Butler is diagnosed with a sinus and bronchial infection, they immediately cancel the rest of European dates to give Win some recovery time.

"I just had to make the very sad decision to cancel the rest of the European tour... Last night in Stockholm I finally pushed my voice and body farther then they are able to go," said Win upon the band's latest show.
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Singer James Blunt and Model Petra Nemcova Are Kaput

March 28, 2007 04:28:37 GMT

The heat is getting hotter between them. Her being absent while the recording artist partied with new pals Robbie Williams and Kelly Osbourne last week at Los Angeles hang outs Le Deux and Teddy's, has fueled speculation they already split. Is it true that James Blunt and Petra Nemcova call it quit?

Sources claim the couple ended their longtime romance last month and remain "good friends" though. "They split in February. It's very amicable," an unnamed source close to Blunt tells People magazine.
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Extra Dates in Justin Timberlake's US Jaunt

March 28, 2007 04:17:19 GMT

Justin Timberlake apparently is addicted to promoting his "FutureSex/LoveSounds" album. Just when he was about to finish the North American jaunt, he is preparing for a number of new dates across the States.

The new trek will begin in his hometown Tennessee on August 6. The show that will take place at FedExForum will feature Timbaland again who has been his tour mate all this long.
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Kirsten Dunst Flew to London to Live with New Boyfriend Johnny Borrell

March 28, 2007 03:57:16 GMT

They are really in love and just couldn't stand being apart. That's what Kirsten Dunst and her new boyfriend Johnny Borrell feeling. And to cope with such feeling, the actress is said to have moved in with the Razorlight frontman.

Kirsten reportedly flew to London, moving in into Borrell's North London home just weeks after the pair met for the first time.
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Amy Winehouse Had a Good Reason for Gig Cancellation

March 28, 2007 03:46:24 GMT

Apparently Amy Winehouse had a party the night before her supposed London's Shepherds Bush Empire gigs. She cancelled the two shows because she had broken her front tooth in a drunken fall.

"I broke my big tooth. I had a massive gap in the front of my mouth," she said in a statement. She also stated that a dental surgery has fixed her injury. Therefore, she will be ready for the make up dates on May 28-29.
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A Joint Tour from Marilyn Manson and Slayer

March 28, 2007 03:26:04 GMT

The American trash metal band Slayer had joined forces with singer Marilyn Manson for an itinerary across North America. No schedule has been announced yet but the plan said that there would be 25 cities visited, beginning in East Coast on July 25.

This tour comes in support of Manson's sixth studio album "Eat Me, Drink Me" which is due June via Interscope. Meanwhile for Slayer, it is a good opportunity to reintroduce the band's latest album "Christ Illusion" that peaked at #5 in Billboard 200.
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Australian Pop Star Kylie Minogue Back in the Dating Saddle Again

March 28, 2007 03:24:01 GMT

Olivier Martinez who? Kylie Minogue apparently already forgets her former longtime boyfriend as she reportedly is dating British boxing champion David Haye, who helped her train for her tour following her very public battle with breast cancer.

Minogue and Haye have known each other for some years after meeting in a gym. They have been spending more and more time with each other since then.
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"Sleuth" Held Captive at Paramount Pictures

March 28, 2007 03:10:06 GMT

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Kenneth Branagh needs not worry anymore about the future of his latest directorial work "Sleuth." The Hollywood Reporter has delightfully brought in good news that Paramount Pictures has finally obtained the rights to distribute the flick overseas in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa regions.

An updated version of the 1972 thriller classic which was made based on Anthony Shaffer's Tony Award-winning play, the movie presents the story of an down-on-his-luck actor who matches wits with a wealthy writer after being found out to get involved in an affair with the man's wife. Jude Law plays the out-of-work actor while Michael Caine portrays the betrayed husband.
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Johnny Depp and Antonio Banderas to Appear in "Sin City" Sequels?

March 28, 2007 03:08:39 GMT

Is it possible to see the "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" duo of Johnny Depp and Antonio Banderas take part in the "Sin City" franchise? To helmer Robert Rodriguez, who directs all the movies, the answer could simply be 'yes.'

In an interview about two future adaptations of the Frank Miller popular graphic novel held by MTV, the famed filmmaker has hinted that "Sin City 3" will likely be made based on "Hell and Back" storyline while revealing to have Depp in mind to assume the lead role of Wallace in the project.
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No UK Gigs for Snoop Dogg

March 28, 2007 03:03:08 GMT

British authority has reached its final decision regarding Snoop Dogg's entry permit, it's an absolute no. In that case, Snoop has no choice but to cancel his presence in the 5 British gigs.

Despite the amiable and ample approach from Snoop, UK Home Office gave an equal persistence that Snoop is not eligible to enter the country because of the Heathrow incident. It is reported that Snoop had tried his best and even desperately gave 'backstage attempts' which eventually also went unsuccessful.
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Victoria Adams and Katie Holmes Are to Launch Children's Clothing Line

March 28, 2007 03:01:20 GMT

Moving to LA enables Victoria Adams to get even closer to best friend Katie Holmes. Found out that they have something in common with motherhood and fashion style, the twosome reportedly comes to an idea of launching a children's clothing line.

"They are both really excited about this new project. Katie recently sketched out some designs for a party dress for Suri's first birthday and Victoria saw there was the potential there for the two of them to come up with some great designs. As they are both mothers who love fashion, it couldn't have been more ideal for them," a source told Britain's Daily Express newspaper.
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More Buzz on "Bond 22"

March 28, 2007 02:46:21 GMT

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Apparently talks about "Bond 22" never run out of words following the speculations on Abbie Cornish being considered as a new Bond girl. British newspaper The Guardian has brought in tidbits that the project may head back to Prague as representatives of the country's Barrandov Studios, where part of "Casino Royale" was shot, has reportedly been in talks with Sony Pictures and MGM to get it filmed at its pit.

In attaining the goal, however, the company has first to face tough competition from UK's Pinewood Studios which appears to be very determined in winning the series back after last year's fire incident. According to Guardian, "Pinewood's famed 007 stage has been rebuilt after it was destroyed by fire last July and now offers even more extensive facilities than before."
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Patti LaBelle Honored at the 18th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

March 28, 2007 02:37:54 GMT

A Grammy winning R&B/soul singer, Patti LaBelle was honored Monday March 26th at the 18th annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) media awards ceremony with a Special Achievement award for championing gay and lesbian rights, and participating in the fight against AIDS.

Oscar-winning "Dreamgirl" Jennifer Hudson was the one presented the award for LaBelle. Designer Tom Ford during the same event, held in Time Square's Marriott Marquis hotel, also was presented with the Vito Russo Award for his humanitarian contributions and work with AIDS-related charities.
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Darren Aronofsky to Train "The Fighter"

March 28, 2007 02:37:11 GMT

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Striving to bounce back after getting stumbled on the disappointing result of "The Fountain", Darren Aronofsky is in negotiations to helm boxing drama "The Fighter" which is currently being set up at Paramount Pictures, Variety has learned.

Based on the life account of Boston boxer "Irish" Micky Ward, the picture takes focus on his rise to the Light Welterweight world championship with the help of his trainer who is also his down-and-out half-brother Dickie Eklund. "The Departed" stars Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon have both been poised to topline the flick as Ward and Eklund, respectively.
 
 
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