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April 26, 2007

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Names Taking Home 38th GMA Dove Awards

April 26, 2007 09:25:27 GMT

The 38th Annual GMA Dove Awards has given out its trophies to the rightful winners this year. Presented on April 25 at Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. Aaron Shust and Chris Tomlin reign the event with multiple awards.

After winning several categories for his album "See the Morning" and for single that he co-wrote "Holy Is the Lord", Tomlin was named Male Vocalist of the Year and Artist of the Year. Shusts seized three big categories such as Songwriter of the Year, New Artist of the Year and also Song of the Year for "My Saviour My God".
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Courteney Cox and David Arquette Are Having Marital Difficulties, Jennifer Aniston Says


April 26, 2007 09:06:41 GMT

Everything is not okay between Courteney Cox and husband David Arquette. Despite denial after denial of marriage problems, Jennifer Aniston accidentally spills the bean on the couple, telling UK's Heat Magazine they do have marital difficulties.

Aniston, who has been best friends with Cox since they starred in TV comedy "Friends" said, "They are having marital problems, but whatever happens I will be there to support my friend."
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Jim Sheridan to Unite the "Brothers"

April 26, 2007 08:59:17 GMT

Brothers picture
Set to get himself attached to another big screen project, Jim Sheridan is reportedly involved in talks to direct wartime drama "Brothers", which will be an Americanized version of Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier's 2004 effort.

Already hired David Benioff to pen the script, the project is said to tell the story of two brothers, one an officer in the Army and the other an ex-convict, whose lives are irrevocably changed as one tries to cope with the scars of war while his troubled younger brother becomes increasingly drawn to his sister-in-law.
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LL Cool J Is in Talks to Play in Broadway Play

April 26, 2007 08:36:12 GMT

Besides his singing career, LL Cool J is adding more into his acting resume. The hip hop star is in talks to play the lead role in a stage revival of Tennessee Williams' 1955 classic "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Per New York Post it is reported that LL is willing to secure the leading role of Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player whose father is dying of cancer, which was played by Paul Newman in the original film.
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Jenny McCarthy Gets Full "Protection"

April 26, 2007 08:24:13 GMT

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Jumping into the same path Larry the Cable Guy recently took, Jenny McCarthy has come onboard to nab starring role in "Witless Protection", a comedy flick that Parallel Entertainment Pictures is financing for Lionsgate to distribute.

Also being lined up with other names such as Eric Roberts, Peter Stormare, and Joe Mantegna, the beauty will portray the girlfriend of Larry's character. Filming is slated to start May 21 this year in and around Chicago with TV director Charles Carner helming from the script he himself wrote and Parallel's J.P. Williams also Alan Blomquist serve as producers.
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Evans Blue Prepares Sophomore Set

April 26, 2007 08:02:52 GMT

Evans Blue that garnered attention through single "Cold (But I'm Still Here)", is in the making of sophomore effort. Leaving their old formation and taking a level higher, the Canadian based band aims to satisfy its fans and open up to a wider reception.

The band headed to The Pocket Studio earlier this March to put up the finishing touches of materials to be included in "The Pursuit Begins When this Portrayal of Life Ends". The initial aim was June but due to one thing or another they have pushed back the date to July 24. First single will circulate US and Canadian radio in mid May and immediately after, the band will hit the road sometime in late May or early June.
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Queen Latifah Draws "All" Attention

April 26, 2007 07:54:50 GMT

Still willing to bring some laughs to cinemas, Queen Latifah has given positive sign to topline "All of Me", a remake of the 1984 body-switching comedy which New Line Cinema is set to develop at its pit, The Hollywood Reported has learned.

The original flick, starring Steve Martin and Lily Tomlin, presented a story about a dying spoiled heiress whose soul flies into the body of a successful male lawyer. She, however, only gain controls on the right side of his body while he the left, causing friction and comedy.
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Is Britney Spears Planning a Tell-All Book?

April 26, 2007 07:49:51 GMT

While her other fellow celebrities would depend on the saying "cash in while you're hot," Britney Spears does the other way around. The troubled pop singer is trying to cash in while she's experiencing the down side of her singing career, planning to pen a tell all book.

On the rumors, sources claim the book will be about the people "who did Spears wrong." Talk is heating up that the paparazzi magnet is determined to reveal every single dirt about her once closest confidants and that "they're going to be shattered by her revelations!"
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MTV Host Vanessa Minnillo Is Leaving Total Request Live (TRL)

April 26, 2007 07:31:26 GMT

Vanessa Minnillo is leaving MTV's Total Request Live (TRL), reports People.

Explaining on her move, Minnillo said, "I had my four years there like high school or college. I'm ready for the next chapter, what it is, I have no idea. [But] I don't want to be 48 saying, 'Hey kids, now it's Sean Preston Spears' video.'"
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Snoop Dogg Goes Total Solo in New LP

April 26, 2007 07:13:31 GMT

Snoop Dogg is pounding his new LP without the help of his friends. The rapper intends to go solo so that his fans can "feel" him. This decision comes upon two factors, fear of bail and Amy Winehouse.

For the former reason, Snoop took it from his experience when guest artist agreed to do everything with him but bail a show for another job responsibility. "You're left one-legged," he said. "Now it's time to show artists. Can you handle the whole weight? Do you got enough to do it on your own? Did you put yourself in a position where people love you for you - or for being associated with people? This record, I'm seriously ego-tripping like, 'I don't want you on my album. Nah, I don't need you.' "
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"Bryan" Filmmakers Receive Threat

April 26, 2007 07:05:33 GMT

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Boldly bringing up the true story of horrifying tragedy involving a cult that occurred in Arizona back in 1993, filmmakers of "Bryan Loves You" is facing a threat from a group purporting to have connections to the actual cult portrayed in the movie.

Calling themselves "The Right Phoenix", the group sent a typed letter to Landau Motion Pictures' L.A. address, accusing that the story presented in the picture is "a direct assault" on them and demanding the studio to cease any progress on the project.
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Kate Moss to Pose As Real-Life Mannequin in TopShop Window

April 26, 2007 06:57:17 GMT


Kate Moss is all into modeling that's why she does it the biggest way possible. The troubled supermodel is about to pose as a real-life mannequin to mark the launch of her Topshop range, which is slated to be launched on May 1st in London.

"Kate plans to pose as a mannequin. Her biggest problem will be not laughing. When the red curtain is drawn back and Kate has been seen in some of her items, the doors will open and the outfits will officially go on sale," Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper quoted a source as saying.
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Pop Star Anastacia Married Her Bodyguard


April 26, 2007 06:33:11 GMT

Famous American pop singer Anastacia weds her bodyguard, Wayne Newton, it has been reported.

The wedding, according to German magazine Bunte, took place last weekend, supposed to be April 21st-22nd, in Mexico.
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Eric Roberts Rides with "The Dark Knight"

April 26, 2007 06:09:16 GMT

Dark Knight, The picture
Nabbing what looks like to be a villainous role, Eric Roberts has signed on to play a Mafia kingpin in the highly-anticipated "The Dark Knight" and will join the production June this year, LA Daily News has revealed.

Roberts, nominated for an Oscar back in 1985 for his performance in "Runaway Train", has been rather busy lately in maintaining his career, already taking no less than seven big screen projects while making appearance on NBC's hit series "Heroes" as Thompson, an associate of Mr. "Horn-Rimmed Glasses" Bennet.
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FHM's 10 Sexiest Women in the World


April 26, 2007 05:17:12 GMT

Many has approved the beauty of Hollywood actress Jessica Alba and her curvy figure as well. Graced People magazine's annual "100 Most Beautiful People" list, the actress, in addition, also has been given the predicate of Sexiest Woman in the World by men's magazine FHM.

Following close at 2nd spot on the magazine's annual list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World" is British Page 3 Girl and glamour model Keeley Hazell. The No. 3 spot is won by Eva Longoria, who just like Alba graced People's Most Beautiful People list as well.
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Ne-Yo Performed New Hits in New York

April 26, 2007 05:06:20 GMT

Ne-Yo who pushed back the release date and changed the name of sophomore album, revealed the track list in a showcase on April 24. He delivered some songs from tentatively titled album "Because of You" at New York's Arena.

As a warm up, the singer chose some hits from his debut set "In My Own Words" such as "Stay", "When You're Mad" and "So Sick". He then gave the audience the first taste of "Do You", a song from the new album that tells about his actual relationship with someone. The lyric contains the letter that she wrote to that woman who is now happily engaged and with a daughter.
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Helmers Tapped for Baldwin's Films

April 26, 2007 04:52:14 GMT

Four well-known names in directing field this time are carrying out the same banner for sure. Variety has brought in news reporting that Chuck Russell, Deepa Mehta, Joel Schumacher, and Peter Cattaneo have all been picked up by Baldwin Entertainment Group to each work on a film for the studio.

Russell will take helming duties on "Mandrake", an action adventure based on the Hearts comic while Mehta is set to direct an eco drama simply entitled "Luna." Schumacher, in the meantime, will make action flick "1:30 Train" with Cattaneo directing a rom-com movie called "Indiscretion."
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Tyrese Gibson Is in Good "Condition"

April 26, 2007 04:50:37 GMT

Condition Dead picture
Keen to make progress on his HQ Pictures shingle, Tyrese Gibson is about to produce an action-thriller zombie movie entitled "Condition Dead" which is intended to be a no-holds barred zombie film in the vein of James Cameron's "Aliens."

Written by Dave Davis, the picture concerns on an elite team of government-subsidized zombie-hunters who are mysteriously ambushed by a viscous new breed of zombie. Genre veteran Patrick Lussier is attached to direct with Clint Morris and Rock Shaink both accompanying Gibson in taking care producing matters.
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Rainn Wilson Has Unforgettable "Experience"

April 26, 2007 04:49:13 GMT

Seemingly going undisturbed in building his path on the big screen, "The Office" star Rainn Wilson has landed a starring slot in "Girlfriend Experience", a new comedy flick that DreamWorks is setting up at its pit.

Wilson, who brought up the project's idea, will play a lonely geek who, in an effort to make himself seem more desirable, hires a prostitute to pose as his girlfriend. Meanwhile, Mark and Brian Gunn will pen the script with Montecito partners Ivan Reitman and Tom Pollock both producing.
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Crowded House Reveals Album Details

April 26, 2007 04:32:21 GMT

Pop-rock act Crowded House added the excitement of their reunion with the announcement of new album. Under the title "Time on Earth", the first album in 15 years will feature the work of Dixie Chicks and Modest Mouse guitarist John Marr.

The Chicks helps in the writing of track "Silent House" which is also available in their "Taking the Long Way" album but in a different version. Marr penned the song "Even A Child" together with the band's frontman Neil Finn.
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Star-Studded Auction Benefiting Oxfam

April 26, 2007 04:30:23 GMT

Our beloved celebrities are in giving mood these days when they teaming up donating their things to a charity auction benefiting Oxfam's Darfur and Chad appeal.

Hollywood actress Sienna Miller is giving away her pair of gold-colored shoes, while music legend Sir Elton John has offered a Donatella Versace suit.
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Julia Stiles Rings the "Bell"

April 26, 2007 04:20:41 GMT

Finally turning back into drama genre, Julia Stiles is poised to topline "The Bell Jar" which she will also produce for New York-based company Plum Pictures, Variety has reported.

Based on Sylvia Plath's semi-autobiographical novel, the picture will see Stiles play Esther Greenwood, a young reporter who aims to make a name for herself in New York but later becomes increasingly depressed and moves back to Boston. As her mental state spirals, she afterwards makes several attempts to take her own life, including swallowing a lot of sleeping pills.
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American Idol Absorbed Votes, Kept the Contestants

April 26, 2007 03:55:48 GMT

After the competition yesterday, Idol "Gives Back" its 6 contestants for next week round. Nobody was going home during the charity week. Seemingly announcing the result Ryan Seacrest who was accompanied by Kelly Clarkson and Celine Dion said, "All your favorites are still in the competition. How could we let anyone go on a charity night?"

This week, the Fox production switched its regular contest program to a fundraising night whereby huge stars were hand in hand to help raise the number of votes. For each vote coming in last night, a dollar will go to poor and starving children in States and Africa.
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Is Jamie-Lynn Sigler Dating Co-Star Robert Iler?

April 26, 2007 03:33:07 GMT

This just in. Jamie-Lynn Sigler has sparked speculation on her dating co-star Robert Iler after they were seen snuggling up in a Las Vegas nightclub.

Sigler and her on-screen brother Robert Iler were spotted getting cozy at Pure club in the Caesars Palace Hotel last weekend, while out celebrating the final season of their hit TV drama "The Sopranos."
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Robin Williams and Kelly Preston Chasing the "Dogs"


April 26, 2007 03:26:02 GMT

Old Dogs picture
Making a successful attempt to entice more big names in the project, Walt Disney Pictures has added both Robin Williams and Kelly Preston into the cast of "Old Dogs", a buddy comedy it has been developing together with Tapestry Films.

Already had John Travolta to topline, the flick focuses on best friends and business partners who find their lives turned upside down when they find themselves in the care of seven-year-old twins. It is said that the movie will also feature Travolta and Preston's daughter, Ella Bleu Travolta.
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The Pussycat Dolls Crowns Asia as New Doll


April 26, 2007 03:10:17 GMT

Asia Nitollano follows the footstep of her father in music industry. The 18 years old just won Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll after beating fellow contenders Melissa Reyes and Chelsea Korka. She is now the seventh member of the troupe.

Although Asia has been hammered for her vocal quality and received the lowest vote of who should win the contest, the judges agreed that she is the best performer. In the final she was required to deliver her solo performance that she admitted that as 'scary'. Yet, she was confident throughout and let her daughter and family became her backup strength.
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Heather Mills Eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars"

April 26, 2007 03:09:38 GMT

It's over. She will no longer dance with her star friends. Heather Mills was eliminated Tuesday April 24th from the U.S. television series "Dancing with the Stars." It was the show's sixth week.

Despite the elimination, Mills seemed well prepared for it, having a farewell speech to tell the audience and juries.
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Jennifer Aniston Set to Become the Face of Energy Drink Glaceau

April 26, 2007 02:44:38 GMT

No, it isn't that she's losing her popularity. It's just a matter of time. Following her failed film efforts, Jennifer Aniston is working her way back to popularity, closing deal with the makers of SmartWater, Glaceau, to be the face of its next worldwide advertising campaign.

Aniston, if Usmagazine.com is to be believed, is expected to appear in ads for SmartWater, an "electrolyte enhanced" drink with the slogan "water that's the envy of all water."
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Snoop Dogg Offers a Debate with Oprah Winfrey

April 26, 2007 02:39:08 GMT

After Russell Simmons claims the need to clean the rap lyrics from words like "b***h", "ho" and "n****r", Oprah Winfrey mentioned the name Snoop Dogg in relation to this matter. Snoop returns the 'favor' by offering a debate on her show.

Oprah recently discussed the influence of lyrics in rap music towards children in her show. She happened to point that Snoop is one of the artists using racist and sexist lyrical content in their album. "I'm a fan of Oprah. I feel like whatever they're saying about me, negative or positive, I appreciate it," Snoop said in response. "I'm Snoop Dogg - you can't (badmouth) me because I do so much right and I'm the person who represents me the best."
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Drew Barrymore Tops People Magazine's Annual "100 Most Beautiful People" List

April 26, 2007 02:05:27 GMT

Began her acting career as a child star, Drew Barrymore quickly turns box office breadwinner. With her celebrity status, not only the actress gains public respect, but also acknowledgement of her beauty which at last earns her the predicate of the Most Beautiful in People magazine's annual "100 Most Beautiful People" list.

"I just think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period," Barrymore tells the magazine. "Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness." Earning the No. 1 spot on the annual list, it's her forth time on the list, while her first ever to be the magazine's covergirl which issue hit newsstand Friday April 27th.
 
 
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