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April 09, 2007

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Pete Doherty and Kate Moss' Music Plan

April 09, 2007 09:35:02 GMT

Pete Doherty released the video of him playing guitar while his girlfriend Kate Moss watching him. It was explained by Doherty as their eagerness to make music together.

"We're trying to write songs together and trying to get signed," the Babyshambles singer said. "It takes a long time to get signed these days and we thought we would post stuff on my website to speed things up a bit. That clip is about a month old and I've got a few more to post online as well."
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Kevin Smith's Untitled Horror Project Now Called "Red State"

April 09, 2007 08:57:40 GMT

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Finally the project gets a name moviegoers can easily refer to. New Jersey-born filmmaker Kevin Smith has revealed to Rotten Tomatoes that his long-discussed untitled horror flick from now on is addressed as "Red State" and will be his next directing effort after he finishes working on a comedy that is currently keeping him busy.

Also providing bit more info on the movie, Smith confessed that it takes inspiration from Fred Phelps, a Kansas preacher of the Westboro Baptist Church who recently became the center of a documentary because of his eyebrow-raising belief system.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers at Hullabaloo Night

April 09, 2007 08:28:40 GMT

Red Hot Chili Peppers is set to headline Hullabaloo Festival. The band along with other artists such as Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, actor Woody Harrelson and jazz bassist Charlie Haden will appear at Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on May 5.

In its third cycle, the festival is conducted in benefit of Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a school of music co-founded by RHCP's bassist Flea and the school's dean Keith Barry. Part of the tickets sale will be used to aid more than 100 economically weak students by providing them musical instruments and music lessons.
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Universal Comes to "Fiasco Heights"

April 09, 2007 08:22:58 GMT

Still enthusiastic in broadening its upcoming thriller slate, Universal Pictures in on the track to develop a flick of the kind entitled "Fiasco Heights" together with Platinum Dunes, Variety has learned.

Said to occur in a stylized "hyper-real" noir environment akin to that of "Sin City", the picture concerns a notorious hitman who teams with a failed private eye in search of a missing woman and an invaluable briefcase.
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Jared Padalecki Holds the Key to "The Christmas Cottage"

April 09, 2007 07:54:55 GMT

Home for Christmas picture
Going back into the big screen after his last film stint in "Cry Wolf", Jared Padalecki has smoothly signed in to join Peter O'Toole in highlighting "The Christmas Cottage", Lionsgate and the Firm's partly biographical feature about renowned painter Thomas Kinkade.

Based on the painting made by Kinkade, the flick presents a story of how a small community and an aging mentor come to the aid of a family to save the only home they have ever known, along the way teaching a young man the meaning of love, friendship, and what it means to be a true artist.
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Kaiser Chiefs Turned Down Princess Diana's Memorial Concert

April 09, 2007 07:37:07 GMT

Despite many artists saying 'yes' to Princess Diana's anniversary concert, Kaiser Chiefs boldly said 'no'. The new wave band refused to perform at the memorial concert because they believe it is 'hypocritical'.

"It's fine if you're doing something like Live 8, which is raising awareness or events that raise awareness over green issues. That's all right. But a lot of them are doing it to sell more records," frontman Ricky Wilson said. "I'm not disrespecting her (Diana), but can you imagine someone like Kasabian playing at the concert? Elton John can do it - he knew her. I didn't know her. It would be hypocritical."
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Trio "Crossing Over" to Weinstein Co.'s Side

April 09, 2007 07:22:26 GMT

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Building up an A-list lineup of cast, The Weinstein Company has picked up Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, and Sean Penn to all make appearances in its new immigration drama "Crossing Over", Variety has reported.

Described as the "Traffic of illegal immigration", the project presents intersecting storylines covering the controversial topic of immigration and those who will do anything to enter the States. Ford is billed as an enforcement agent who stages raids designed to corral illegals while Liotta will play a USCIS district adjudicator, a bureaucrat dealing with the problems of illegals.
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Goo Goo Dolls Confirmed UK Visit

April 09, 2007 07:15:44 GMT

American alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls will visit UK in a number if shows. During the summer they will play at 7 different venues that include three festivals.

Kicking off at Oxegen Festival, Ireland on July 7, the band will stop at Scotland on July 8, Sheffield on July 10, Manchester on July 11 and London on August 16 before performing two-night shows at V festival on August 18-19.
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Jon Voight Teaches the "Bratz" a Lesson

April 09, 2007 06:51:22 GMT

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Taking surprising turn in his prolific acting career, Jon Voight has given his agreement to have a starring part in "Bratz: The Movie", a live-action adaptation of the popular fashion doll line of Crystal Sky Pictures and MGA Entertainment production in association with Avi Arad Productions.

Set to hit theaters on August 10 this year through Lionsgate Films, the flick finds Logan Browning, Janel Parrish, Skyler Shaye, and Nathalia Ramos as Sasha, Jade, Cloe, and Yasmin, respectively, who bond together over the ups and downs of adolescent life at Carry Nation High. Voight will portray the domineering principal whose daughter Meredith, played by Chelsea Staub, is responsible for the pressures of disparate cliques at the school.
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Report on Nicole Kidman's Pregnancy Is Incorrect

April 09, 2007 06:43:07 GMT

Nicole Kidman is in denial, again, on her being reported pregnant with husband Keith Urban's child.

The movie beauty finally laid the persistent rumors to rest and has confirmed the pregnancy report, which first made public by News of the World, was incorrect.
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"The Living Tree" Came to Shirley Bassey

April 09, 2007 06:29:29 GMT

Dame Shirley Bassey's new single "The Living Tree" has a rather long story behind the making. The single did not simply pop out of the materials accumulated for her new album.

It all started when she coincidentally met two London based writers and musicians Catherine Feeney and Nikki Lamborn in 2005. Bassey was exercising in Monte Carlo Hotel's gym when the two handed her their fourth album as duo Never the Bride titled "Surprise". Feeny's and Lamborn's main idea was to get Bassey interested in one track "The Living Tree". Bassey put it into consideration, but the CD stayed in her gym bag for some time.
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The 5 Women Most Men Want to Marry According to British Esquire Magazine


April 09, 2007 06:21:47 GMT

Beautiful, sexy, and talented, Scarlett Johansson definitely has all the qualities a man seeks in a woman. The reluctant paparazzi magnet has thus topped the poll of Women Most Men Want to Marry according to British Esquire magazine.

The actress is at No. 1 on the poll, besting Aussie pop actress Kylie Minogue who comes 2nd, and British actress Sienna Miller at No. 3. Scottish TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher is ranked 4th, just one place ahead of Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie who finishes the Top 5.
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Johnny Borrell Dumped Kirsten Dunst to Reunite with Ex-Girlfriend

April 09, 2007 05:54:04 GMT

The heat is cold already. It's over between Kirsten Dunst and her boyfriend Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell. The pair calls it quits after just three weeks.

Talk is heating up that Dunst is devastated after Borrell turned his back on their romance to reunite with ex-girlfriend, singer Fabiola Gatti.
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Usher Got His Very Own Fragrance

April 09, 2007 04:54:14 GMT

Notwithstanding with the rounding speculation concerning his personal life, Usher moves on and taking a new project to complete. The singer-actor gets his very own fragrance, it has been reported.

Also working on his own clothing and accessories line, Usher has just inked a multi-million dollar deal with Liz Claiborne Cosmetics to create a fragrance line.
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"The Sadhu" Goes to India

April 09, 2007 04:53:38 GMT

Set to go to the next level in its development, "The Sadhu" will finally get itself filmed in India early next year, chief creative officer of Virgin Comics Gotham Chopra revealed to The Associated Press Friday, April 6, 2007.

A live-version adaptation of Virgin's graphic novel of the same name created by Gotham Chopra and Jeevan Kang, the project has already had Nicolas Cage as the leadstar and will be directed by renowned Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, whom Chopra said to have been chosen personally by Cage.
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Gretchen Wilson Puts Hope for Third Album

April 09, 2007 04:38:31 GMT

After the big bang of debut album "Here for the Party" (2004), Gretchen Wilson went through sophomore album syndrome for 2005's "All Jacked Up". With the third titled "One of the Boys", she hopes to bring the 'Redneck Woman' sensation back.

The country singer took 2 years preparation to release the third album which is due May 15 via Columbia. With the help of Mark Wright and John Rich, she produces this record mostly by herself. "I've always wanted full ownership," she said. "I've been like that from the beginning." She then added that all of the songs are self-written except for two.
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Celebrity Guests Scheduled to Appear on "Idol Gives Back"

April 09, 2007 04:27:10 GMT

Numbers of celebrities rally to join the upcoming "Idol Gives Back." It is a two-night special held to raise awareness and funds for organizations that provide relief programs to help children and young people in extreme poverty in America and Africa.

The likes of Kelly Clarkson, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Forest Whitaker, Helena Bonham Carter, Daniel Radcliffe, Teri Hatcher and Rowan Atkinson, are all scheduled to appear on the charity, a two-night special airing Tuesday, April 24th (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, April 25th (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox.
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George Lucas on "Indy 4"

April 09, 2007 04:06:39 GMT

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Opening a layer on what "Fourth Installment of the Indiana Jones Adventures" is going to be, executive producer George Lucas has confirmed to USA Today that the upcoming picture will be as action-packed as expected despite the fact that star Harrison Ford is in his sixties now.

Seems pretty confident that Ford won't have any trouble keeping up, the man pointed out that the actor will "play his age in this movie with what's appropriate", hinting that it all lies in how the action is executed.
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Redman, 2007 Is the 'It' Year

April 09, 2007 03:59:43 GMT

Redman may be Def Jam's hottest artist in the past years, but his work was nowhere in sight after 2001's "Malpractice". Releasing "Red Gone Wild: Thee Album" on March 27, 2007, the rapper has his explanation why it took 6 years to make this piece.

"Since I dropped my last album, the game done flipped and evolved. I wasn't willing to sacrifice all my years of banging out hard and providing that underground s*** just to get into the new groove," he said in an interview. Still staying under Def Jam's flag, he also encountered an internal problem. "My label was going through a shift, and there was no one behind the steering wheel that I was really comfortable with to let my project go," he added.
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Mandy Moore Joining Fellow Celebrities to Run/Walk for Revlon's Women Event

April 09, 2007 03:55:48 GMT

Mandy Moore is lending her celebrity status to raise awareness to women's cancer issues and helps raise money for research. The singer-actress is joining Revlon spokesperson Halle Berry and NBC's "Today" co-host Meredith Vieira to host this year's Entertainment Industry Foundation's Revlon Run/Walk for Women event.

The celebration, which is the 10th, is scheduled to take place in the Big Apple on May 5th later this year.
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Weekend U.S. Box Office of April 6-8, 2007

April 09, 2007 03:52:29 GMT

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Easter holiday this year appears to not only mark the joy of Christian people in celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but also witness the triumph of "Blades of Glory" in holding its No. 1 position for the second time on the weekend domestic box office for April 6-8.

Still proves strong in the competition, the figure-skating farce delightfully pulls a cool $22.5 million and so, once again forces Disney's family-friendly fare "Meet the Robinsons" to remain on its second-place seat as the CG-animated flick only makes its way to collect $16.7 million this time.
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Three 6 Mafia Gear Up Reality Show on MTV, Get Behind the Camera for Playboy.com

April 09, 2007 03:28:12 GMT

Having their reality series, "Adventures In HollyHood," premiered on MTV Thursday night April 5th, Three 6 Mafia in the meantime also is making their rounds and their latest stop is at PlayBoy.com.

The Academy Award-winning rap group hit Playboy's Santa Monica studio recently, getting behind the cameras for an after-hours photo session as celebrity guest photographers. Group members, DJ Paul and Juicy J, get behind the camera with the model, Playboy cyber girl Jennifer Korbin.
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Robbie Williams, Back to Take That for Good?

April 09, 2007 03:19:17 GMT

Seeing the good prospects Take That has achieved in the early of their reunion, Robbie Williams is reportedly interested to make the band comes full circle. Williams see that it is inevitable that he will complete the line-up in near future.

On April 7 the singer's mother Jan Williams said that she believed her son would re-join the group. Jan told local newspaper Stoke Sentinel, "On the question of him doing something with them, I feel that will happen," she declared. "It would be something he wanted to do."
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Music Artists Taking Part in Pepsi's Global Re-Branding Efforts

April 09, 2007 02:54:07 GMT

A recording artist and music producer, Pharrell Williams is invading the world of soft drink, agreed to design a new version of the Pepsi can as part of a new promotion by the soft drink company.

The rapper-songwriter along with fellow music stars, Big & Rich and The All-American Rejects, have created three new designs that will be in market in the coming months. The three cans will feature a website address that will take fans to exclusive footage of the artists and will offer information on their new projects.
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Rapper Jay-Z to Endorse Ace of Spade Champagne

April 09, 2007 02:28:16 GMT

Jay-Z is close to sign a new deal. The rapper who boycotted champagne label Louis Roederer Cristal because the brand distanced itself from its hip-hop clientele, is close to forging a partnership with rival brand Ace Of Spade, also known as Armand de Brignac.

The drink reportedly has already made appearance in the rapper's video for his hit song "Show Me What You Got." The deal has yet official, but Armand de Brignac president/CEO Brett Berish is already speaking about Jay-Z's involvement, saying "Jay-Z has always demonstrated the highest standards and finest taste, and we're honored to see Armand make an appearance in Show Me What You Got. Armand's unmatched taste and package are a perfect fit for the video."
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Stars Sponsoring National Online Celebrity Charitable Auction

April 09, 2007 01:58:45 GMT

Lil' Kim is one among the many other recording artists lend their support, sponsoring a national online celebrity charitable auction, which will support various homeless, HIV/AIDS and abuse organizations.

The rapper is joining the likes of Ludacris, LeBron James, Mo'Nique, Dr. Phil, Mary J. Blige, and Kimora Lee Simmons among others, all of whom are the participants in the auction.
 
 
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