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April 13, 2007

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Christina Ricci Drives at Top "Speed"

April 13, 2007 09:27:25 GMT

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Coming to fill in the blank in "Speed Racer", Christina Ricci has delightfully given her agreement to assume the role of the titular's character girlfriend Trixie, Warner Bros. Pictures' President of Production Jeff Robinov has officially announced.

"Christina Ricci is a young actress of extraordinary range, who has become a favorite of both critics and audiences in a wide variety of movies, from mainstream features to acclaimed indie films," Robinov commented. "She is an amazing talent and we think she is going to do a great job with the role of Trixie."
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Gus Van Sant Making Another Harvey Milk Biopic

April 13, 2007 09:05:24 GMT

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Seems that filmmakers of "The Mayor of Castro Street" are going to face a potential rival in its attempt to bring up the life of Harvey Bernard Milk, the first openly gay city supervisor of San Francisco, California.

Variety has revealed that Oscar-nominated director Gus Van Sant is on the move to make an untitled feature about Milk with Dustin Lance Black, writer of several episodes of the HBO's drama series "Big Love", set to pen the screenplay. It is said that the scribe's agents at Endeavor will shop around the script early next week.
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Travis Barker Thinks It's Love That Keep Him and Shanna Moakler Together

April 13, 2007 08:50:44 GMT

In what appears to be his first time ever, Travis Barker spills the bean on his reconciliation with formerly estranged wife Shanna Moakler.

The drummer did confirm to People on Tuesday April 10th during Complex Magazine's fifth anniversary party at Area in Los Angeles, that he and Moakler are together again.
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Kirstie Alley Lands "Write & Wrong" TV Deal

April 13, 2007 08:31:03 GMT

Kirstie Alley has just secured another TV deal. The used-to-be overweight actress is billed to star in as well as executive produce the upcoming Lifetime Original Movie "Write & Wrong."

A satiric comedy, the projects tells the story of a middle-aged screenwriter who learns she is all washed up in Hollywood because she is considered too old.
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Tony Scott Wages War on Hollywood

April 13, 2007 08:19:58 GMT

Known to often circulate around action/thriller genre, Tony Scott is surprisingly taking a rather unusual step this time. The Hollywood Reported has brought in news saying that the Emmy Award-winning producer is about to make a biographical feature about a Hollywood agent-turned-pro-war documentary filmmaker named Pat Dollard.

Pic will likely be based on an article placed on Vanity Fair titled "Pat Dollard's War on Hollywood" of which rights Scott has obtained as well as Dollard's life rights. While portraying Dollard as the stereotypical Hollywood agent with a drug-fueled lifestyle and a collection of ex-wives, the article described his effort to sell a documentary of his entitled "Young Americans" also that in making a concurrent documentary, an incoherent porn filmed by a rehab sidekick.
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Natalie Portman Is Open to the Idea of Having Lesbian Affair

April 13, 2007 07:59:05 GMT

This just in. Natalie Portman is open to the option of having a lesbian relationship. Wanna be her partner?

Portman, who has never dated a woman, is considering to get involved in one because she doesn't want to cut herself off from half of the world's population.
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Carmen Electra Fronts Naked Revolution's "Naked Women's Wrestling League"

April 13, 2007 07:34:56 GMT

Jumping on the wrestling bandwagon is another first for Carmen Electra. The sexy beauty has on Tuesday April 10th hosted Naked Revolution's "Naked Women's Wrestling League."

Only hosting and not competing, Carmen didn't bare all herself, but the fleshy fighters, including reality TV star Mandy Weaver and NWWL champion Kandi Smyth, appeared completely naked.
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David Mamet Fixing Gaze on "Redbelt"

April 13, 2007 07:30:42 GMT

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Back for some action after being reported to make comedy satire "Joan of Bark: The Dog that Saved France", David Mamet is reuniting with Sony Pictures Classic to work on a film set in the Jiu-Jitsu fight world entitled "Redbelt" based on his original screenplay.

An American samurai film set in an underworld inhabited by bouncers, cage-fighters, cops and special-force operatives, the project focuses on a Jiu-Jitsu master who has opted to elude himself from prizefighting to operate a self-defense studio. However, as he later is conned by a cabal of movie stars and fight promoters, he then must enter the ring to fight in order to regain his honor.
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Alyssa Milano Jumping on the Fashion Bandwagon

April 13, 2007 07:08:30 GMT

Alyssa Milano does know how to cash in while she's hot. The actress who's a big fan of baseball is turning her love for the sport into a clothing line.

Designing her own line of clothes, indeed, is another first for Milano. That of her is distinct and unique, with the collection bearing the logos of Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Rob Marshall Plays "Nine" Ball

April 13, 2007 06:41:54 GMT

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Landing their first collaboration since "Chicago", director Rob Marshall and The Weinstein Company will work together to develop a musical feature entitled "Nine" based on the classic Broadway show of the same name, Marshall and the studio's co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein have announced Thursday, April 12.

Written by Arthur Kopit with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, the original, performed in 1982 under the direction of Tommy Tune, follows a famous filmmaker named Guido Contini in his effort to prepare his latest picture while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife, a producer, a mistress, a film star, and his deceased mother. It won five Tony Awards out of twelve nominations, including Best Musical.
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Naomi Campbell Is No-Show at Her New Reality Show for MTV

April 13, 2007 06:39:59 GMT

The troubled supermodel Naomi Campbell was no-show at her new reality show for MTV, thus forcing the network to axe the program at the last minute.

Campbell has been scheduled to start shooting the so-called "The Minion" reality show this week, reportedly to be on April 9th, before suddenly having a change of heart.
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Is Hulk Hogan About to End His 23-Years Marriage to Wife Linda?


April 13, 2007 05:20:56 GMT

Thing is going under wrap, but not anymore as The National Enquirer has the details on Hulk Hogan's meeting with a divorce lawyer to end his marriage to wife Linda Hogan.

The publication quoted a source as saying, "Wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan, 53, has secretly consulted a divorce lawyer about ending his 23-year marriage with his wife Linda. Despite that, the two are still together taping the fourth season of the reality show "Hogan Knows Best.""
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Lindsay Lohan Wants to Be a "Hippy"

April 13, 2007 05:09:02 GMT

Looking forward to work together again with director Chris Sivertson following "I Know Who Killed Me", Lindsay Lohan is now preparing herself to star in the man's new big screen project entitled "Hippy."

Reported by Entertainment Weekly (EW) to find a creative kinship in Sivertson during the filming of "I Know", Lohan is noticed to be pretty enthusiastic to delve into the project, which the site said to still be in "its embryonic stage."
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The Whole Britney Spears & Luke Walton Couple Watch Is False

April 13, 2007 04:46:18 GMT

No, the speculation on Britney Spears dating LA Lakers forward Luke Walton is not true. The athlete came to denial Thursday April 12th, saying in a statement quoted by AOL, "The rumors aren't true."

"I'm sure Britney is a great person. I don't even know her. I have a girlfriend right now. I'm in a relationship. I'm very happy with my relationship. I don't know where it's all started, but none of it is true," Luke explained, while went on saying, "If I was living in Milwaukee, this wouldn't have happened. It's definitely an L.A. thing."
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Big Names Headlining Lollapalooza Fest

April 13, 2007 04:26:47 GMT

Lollapalooza Festival has announced its full lineups that in one's mind might be the best so far. Several names that hit the news headlines nowadays are included in the list such as the chart topping Modest Mouse, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith and the British new sensation Amy Winehouse.

The three names above are only a few among other acts that will be held on August 3-5 in Chicago's Grant Park. The event especially has the honor of Pearl Jam's sole performance this year and the band's first US performance since 2000's Roskilde Festival tragedy that allowed 9 fans to be killed. The organizers of this event have made the band visiting the venue to make sure its security. After strolling around, the band was convinced and immediately said yes.
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Ginger Spice Geri Halliwell Writes Children's Books, Returns to Studio

April 13, 2007 03:41:17 GMT

A mother of one, Geri Halliwell gets her "Girl Power" back. After sometimes off, the former Spice Girl is writing a series of children's books, set for release next year and in the meantime has returned to the studio to record its theme song.

Ginger Spice, so she used to be called, said Thursday April 12th she has landed a six-book publishing deal with Macmillan under a punishing schedule, with a book a month from May next year. She, additionally, also is recording a special song to accompany them and will be reading the audio editions.
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Four Paying Respect to "The Better Man"

April 13, 2007 03:39:12 GMT

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Looks like male names are dominating the cast list of "The Better Man" this time. Variety has reported that filmmakers of the flick have successfully added James Earl Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, and Louis C.K. into the lineup to accompany leadstar Martin Lawrence in the comedy, apart from the inclusion of actress Joy Bryant.

A Universal Pictures production in association with Stuber/Parent, the movie centers on Lawrence's character, a successful talk-show host who starts to question his path in life as he returns home to attend his parents' 50th anniversary. Bryan is billed as his high-maintenance galpal who accompanies him to visit the family while Jones and Cedric the Entertainer will play his dad and childhood rival, respectively.
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Enrique Iglesias Has "Insomniac" in Mind

April 13, 2007 03:24:23 GMT

With a constant worldwide sales record of above 3 millions, Enrique Iglesias is only ready for the eight album. "Insomniac" will be in stores by June 12 via Interscope.

In this new album, Enrique has some names on the bill to support him. Among some are John Shanks, Johnta Austin, Max Martin, Kristian Lundin, Steve Morales and rapper Lil Wayne. Sean Garrett-written track "Do You Know (The Ping Pong Song)" is made the first single and is already available for listening on enriqueiglesias.com. Its nationwide circulation in US radio stations meanwhile, is scheduled for April 16. On the same day, he will make an appearance on Los Angeles' KIIS FM at 8:30 PM.
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Pete Doherty Confirmed Engagement to Kate Moss, Calling Her "My Beautiful Fiancee"

April 13, 2007 03:13:48 GMT

Hollywood's most kept secret is no longer an unconfirmed speculation when Pete Doherty publicly revealed during an appearance on stage at a concert in London Thursday night April 12th that he and Kate Moss are engaged, calling her "my beautiful fiancee" in front of a thousand fans.

At the concert, held at the Hackney Empire in London, Doherty dedicated the track called "KP Nuts" to "my beautiful fiancee." The supermodel later that night even joined him on stage, helped him performed a couple of songs, including "La Belle Et La Bete," sporting what appeared to be an engagement ring.
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"Grindhouse" Concept Based on Stolen Idea?


April 13, 2007 03:11:13 GMT

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While reports are still circulating on the intention of Harvey Weinstein of The Weinstein Co. to split two segments of "Grindhouse" as separate movies, another unpleasant news has struck the flick as an indie filmmaker recently alleged that director Quentin Tarantino has ripped off his idea to make the picture.

The filmmaker, whose name is Stephen Tramontana, has posted a statement on a site called therealgrindhouse.com accusing Tarantino to have stolen his title and concept of a movie he made back in 2002, though he did state that both "Death Proof "and "Grindhouse" had "no shared story threads or scenes."
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Leonardo DiCaprio to Be a Dad, Plans to Wed This Summer

April 13, 2007 02:53:27 GMT

On the heels of previous report stating Leonardo DiCaprio already popped the question to girlfriend Bar Refaeli during their visit to her hometown, comes a new report suggests the supermodel is pregnant with the actor's child and they are planning to wed this summer.

The 32-year-old actor and the Israeli model are reportedly expecting their first child together which is said to be due in late autumn. Friends of the couple claim they are "delighted" with the news.
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Noel Gallagher Going Solo in an Album

April 13, 2007 02:32:13 GMT

Noel Gallagher is set to launch his solo career in the middle of Oasis' break. According to the singer, he has some songs ready for a record.

In an interview with NME magazine he said, "I've got a backlog of songs that are slowly building up. I've got about four or five songs which are probably too far in the past as far as the band is concerned, but which could work on my record. I don't know for sure but it looks like its coming."
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Brad Pitt Noticed That Angelina Jolie "Appeared to Forget" About Shiloh

April 13, 2007 02:10:42 GMT

An orphan herself, Angelina Jolie is well aware of how does it feel to become one. Does concern about their adopted children, Maddox, Zahara, and Pax, the actress apparently gives too much love for them that she neglected her biological daughter with partner Brad Pitt, Shiloh.

Now her much-publicized adoption seems to have become a boomerang in her relationship with Pitt as the movie hunk reportedly was upset as he noticed that she "appeared to forget" about Shiloh while she lavished affection on the adopted kids.
 
 
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