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April 27, 2007

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Marc Webb Takes "Summer" Vacation

April 27, 2007 09:49:16 GMT

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Finally encounters his full-length feature directorial debut, MV director Marc Webb has signed on to helm a rom-com flick titled "500 Days of Summer" at Fox Searchlight's pit.

"It's about a guy who falls in love with a girl who doesn't believe in love," remarked Webb, who has directed music videos for a number of high- profile bands such as AFI, Weezer, The All-American Rejects, and My Chemical Romance.
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Britney Spears, Her First Gig After Rehab

April 27, 2007 09:43:15 GMT

Whether it's true or not, there is a rumor that Britney Spears is making a come back next week. The singer will perform on May 2 at Anaheim House of Blues using the moniker M+M's band.

Reportedly backed up by 3 or 4 dancers, Britney spent all day at Ivan Kanes Forty Deuce to prepare the performance. She will then make another appearance with her 'team' in Sunset Trip the next day.
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Nicole Kidman Becomes a "Millionaire"

April 27, 2007 09:32:19 GMT

Steadily running her Blossom Films, Nicole Kidman is about to produce a comedy feature entitled "How to Marry a Millionaire" which she may also star in, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Set to be developed for the 20th Century Fox to release, the project is actually a remake of Technicolor's classic movie of the same name which centered on three models who use their charm and good looks to lure rich men. Plot details for the update are being kept under wraps, but it is described as a complete overhaul of the original story.
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Fred Durst Desperately Wants Wes Borland for Limp Bizkit

April 27, 2007 09:10:38 GMT

Fred Durst expressed his willingness to make peace with former team mate Wes Borland to reprise the glorious days of Limp Bizkit. Though he was not asking for a reunion, Durst wishes that the band's original line up can tour around the world.

He wrote in MySpace blog, "The feeling we have on stage as Limp Bizkit is like no other feeling I have ever had, and no other feeling has been so rewarding. Imagine that me and Wes could work things out together and be a band again," Durst wrote. "We had so many wonderful times ... [and] I am proud to say that I have learned so much from my mistakes and it has taken a long time to evolve to this place where I finally let myself be healed. Without Wes, I wouldn't know what it is like to work with the best."
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Karey Kirkpatrick Sails to "NowhereLand"

April 27, 2007 08:55:56 GMT

Securing his second directorial effort after "Over the Hedge", Karey Kirkpatrick has come onboard to direct comedy flick "NowhereLand" which Paramount Pictures is developing under its banner.

Toplining by Eddie Murphy, the picture concerns on a successful financial executive who finds his career going down the drain and discovers the answers to his problems within his daughter's imaginary world.
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Will Ferrell and Wife Viveca Paulin Bestowed "The 2007 Viking Prize"

April 27, 2007 08:43:54 GMT

Will Ferrell scores another honor, not for his acting career, but for his being deeply involved in the Swedish School of Los Angeles. The comedian-actor and his wife Viveca Paulin have been bestowed "The 2007 Viking Prize."

The husband-and-wife are scheduled to accept the award from Margareta Saperston, headmaster of the school, at a ceremony on May 19th later this year.
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Diana Krall Announced Tour for "From This Moment On"

April 27, 2007 08:40:32 GMT

Jazz singer Diana Krall brings along her trumpeter buddy Chris Botti in several dates of her North America tour. Among the 38 dates in Krall's schedule, Botti can be found in 18 of them.

Krall's trek will begin with 2 nights show at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland, Calif. and is continued with 4 Las Vegas dates at Hilton Hotel. The latter will be Krall's first performance in Las Vegas and in there she will be accompanied by The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. The itinerary will end September 22 in Montrey Jazz Festival, Montrey, Calif.
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The 2007 PRISM Awards Picked Best Movies

April 27, 2007 08:39:53 GMT

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Giving special attention on films presenting accurate depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco use as well as addiction and mental health issues, Entertainment Industries Council selected on Tuesday, April 24 three big screen titles as the winners of its 2007 PRISM Awards.

For Feature Film -- Wide Release category, the organization ultimately cast its choice on "Thank You for Smoking" while naming "Sherrybaby" and "Shelf Life" Best Feature Film -- Limited Release and Film Festival, respectively.
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Kirsten Dunst to Make Directorial Debut

April 27, 2007 07:51:30 GMT

Get ready to unravel the hidden talent of Kirsten Dunst, folks, as the actress is going to make a venture into another side of show business besides acting.

SCI-FI Wire has come up with a surprising report stating that the "Spider-Man" series star is about to have her directorial debut in a short feature which will be a part of Glamour magazine's "Reel Moments" series. Also writing the project, Dunst is expected to begin filming it in August this year.
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Justin Timberlake Gets Wax Treatment

April 27, 2007 07:27:33 GMT

He's sexy in real life, and still so in wax. Justin Timberlake brings the sexy wax of his figure to Madame Tussauds in London.

The pop singer is having his wax figure unveiled this week near a waxwork model of his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears.
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No Link Between Kate Beckinsale and "Barbarella"

April 27, 2007 07:10:06 GMT

Despite the heavy words floating around about her possibility to fill in the lead role in "Barbarella", Kate Beckinsale turned out to be unaware of her being reported so by Britain's Daily Express last week.

Finally gave response to the publication after learning about it, the "Underworld" star has laughed off the tidbit and assured IGN that no one has even approached her for any talks to take the part.
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Winners of the 11th Annual PRISM Awards for TV Categories

April 27, 2007 06:39:28 GMT

The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) has on Tuesday April 24th annually presented the PRISM Awards, which is in its 11th year. Among the many awards given, here we present the winners of the television categories.

ABC's hit series "Desperate Housewives" wins the Comedy Series, Multi-Episode Storyline award, while Fox's "Family Guy: Deep Throats" nabs the award for Comedy Series Episode category. Judith Light of the "Ugly Betty" earns the Performance in a Comedy Series award, whereas Mariska Hargitay brings home the Performance in a Drama Series Episode award thanks to her performance in NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
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David S. Goyer Is "Magneto" Director!

April 27, 2007 06:21:43 GMT

After drifting around for more than two years, "Magneto" at last has come to its new phase. Variety has brought in great news stating that the project has already found its director in David S. Goyer, the man behind the writings of all three "Blade" films, "Batman Begins" and its sequel "The Dark Knight."

A spin-off to the "X-Men" franchise, the project is said to follow the titular character as he comes to grips with his mutant ability then improving it to hurt down the Nazi war criminals that tortured him. It is his lust for vengeance that ultimately turns him and his best friend Charles Xavier, also known as Professor X, into enemies.
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It's Official, Michelle Rodriguez Is Bisexual

April 27, 2007 05:54:03 GMT

Hollywood's most kept secret is no longer an unconfirmed speculation when Michelle Rodriguez comes out with revelation that she is, in fact, a bisexual.

The former "Lost" actress comes out of the closet in this months issue of Curve magazine, revealing among other things her relationship with fellow actress Kristanna Loken, who hinted in an issue of The Advocate last year they were a couple and very much in love.
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$5 Million Spend for a "Legend" Scene

April 27, 2007 04:56:17 GMT

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Sure it's a common thing to hear a film feature made with a handful of $5 million, but to learn about a scene costing the same number undeniably is an uncommon one to accept, and that probably can only be found in Warner Bros. Pictures' action horror flick "I Am Legend."

Reports said that filmmakers of the movie have spent a minimum cost of the amount to shoot one scene depicting a massive evacuation from the spreading vampire-zombie plague on New York City's Brooklyn Bridge. Dubbed "the most expensive scene ever shot in New York", the sequence was filmed over the course of six nights in January, involving no less than a crew of 250, the assistance of 14 government agencies, and a cast of 1,000 extras, including 160 members of the National Guard.
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Pamela Anderson Donned Baywatch Swimsuit Again, to Replace Carmen Electra in Vegas Magic Show

April 27, 2007 04:48:46 GMT

Hollywood babe Pamela Anderson is getting busier with two more jobs to complete. She's been booked to do some photo shoots for charity, and is slated to be the guest star in Hans Klok's new Vegas magic show.

The busty blonde slips back into her Baywatch costume, revisiting the hit TV series scene for a special photo shoot for charity. In other news, she is also scheduled to be the guest star in Hans Klok's "The Beauty of Magic" show, replacing fellow sexy beauty Carmen Electra who's pulled out for scheduling reasons.
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Amy Winehouse Gets 'Americanized'

April 27, 2007 04:39:30 GMT

A number of hip-hop icons have turned Amy Winehouse's "Rehab" to their own version. The funk and jazz tune has inspired Jay-Z, Pharoahe Monch and Ghostface Killah to provide the remix. Winehouse, on the other side actually said the remixes were "really, really good", but refused to reveal the details.

Little did the British import know that her tune would bring influence to other musicians. "Obviously I didn't set out to do that," she said, "but I have pride in being different. And the Jay-Z remix is wicked. I'm flattered that he liked (the song) enough to do something with it." With this new progress, she hopes to make more future recordings with Jay-Z in order to break US market like she had done with UK.
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The 2007 MTV Movie Awards Host Is Sarah Silverman

April 27, 2007 04:26:42 GMT

No doubt more than ready to display her unique brand of provocative comedy, Sarah Silverman has delightfully signed on to host this year's MTV Movie Awards set to be held on Sunday, June 3 live from the Gibson Theater in Universal City, California, MTV officially announced yesterday, April 26.

"Sarah's irreverent, no holds barred sarcasm and humor have made her one of the hottest up and coming comedians in the industry," the network's president Christina Norman commented. "Sarah is just the person to orchestrate the madness and keep everyone guessing about who'll be her next target."
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Rapper-Actress Eve Arrested for Investigation of DUI

April 27, 2007 04:18:12 GMT

Eve is added into the long list of celebrities dealing with legal law over DUI. The rapper-actress was arrested early Thursday April 26th on suspicion of DUI after she crashed her Maserati into a divider on Hollywood Boulevard.

According to AP reports, the car crash took place at about 2:45 a.m. on Hollywood Boulevard. Apparently, the 28-year-old rapper lost control of her golden ride and crashed into the concrete median at the Sycamore intersection, police officer Martha Garcia explained.
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The Limited Edition of P. Diddy's Fragrance to Hit Stores

April 27, 2007 03:29:57 GMT

P. Diddy is jumping from music to enter the world of fragrance. And it seems he isn't lying when he claims himself as "one of the greatest entrepreneurs and entertainers the world has ever encountered" for after his many other projects, he is now ready to launch his limited edition of fragrance.

The rapper's new scent, dubbed "Unforgivable Multi-Platinum," will only be available for a limited period. "I'm definitely attracted to something that won't be around a long time," the star said.
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"Un-Dead" Cast and Director Found?

April 27, 2007 03:13:19 GMT

It's been quite a long time since "The Un-Dead" was announced to be the next project of Atchity Entertainment and now, words are circulating that director and cast for the horror flick have already been found.

Source to Blackfilm revealed that Newark-born filmmaker Ernest Dickerson has been appointed to fill in the helmer's seat with Javier Bardem, Monica Bellucci, and John Hurt negotiating to star in. The site further reported that the three are aiming to land the role of Dracula, Lucy, and Professor Van Helsing, respectively.
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Kelly Clarkson Reveals Summer Tour

April 27, 2007 03:12:33 GMT

After giving a stunning performance in "Idol Gives Back" on April 25, Kelly Clarkson spreads out the dates of her summer jaunt. For three months in a row she will be touring around the states to promote "My December" beginning July 7 in Live Earth concert.

"I love recording in the studio, it's fun, but my favorite part by far is being out on the road," Clarkson said, "because there's no B.S. It's just me and my band. No one is in your ear about something stupid you don't care about. It's just you and your fans and having a good time. I can't wait."
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Pamela Anderson Planning to Adopt Russian Child?!

April 27, 2007 03:11:00 GMT

Pamela Anderson has sparked another celebrity adoption talk as she said to have fallen in love with Russian orphans during a recent visit to Moscow.

The actress, who was in Russia to co-host the MTV Russia Film Awards last week, wrote on her online diary, "I'm going back to visit. I'm in love with them and their spirits."
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The White Stripes Visits Unconventional Venues

April 27, 2007 02:49:38 GMT

The White Stripes is giving an equal portion of their music spread to several unconventional cities. They will visit those cities like Iqaluit, N.U.N., Saskatoon, S.K., Charlottetown, P.E. and other cities that they have not visited before throughout their career. This leg of tour is presented to celebrate the band's 10th anniversary and in support of "Icky Thump" that is due June 19.

The first stop that they will make is Burnaby, B.C. on June 24 and then from there the trek continues in several venues including New York's Madison Square Garden on July 24. The wrap up of this tour will be Southaven, Miss. on July 31.
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Are Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn on Again?

April 27, 2007 02:45:18 GMT

Are they back together again? Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn have sparked speculation they are on again after the actor was spotted spending the night at the weekend in the actress' LA house.

According to media reports, Vaughn was seen driving up to Aniston's house in L.A. on Saturday April 21st in his blue Pontiac Firebird convertible and didn't leave until the next day. "Vince didn't leave until 5 p.m. the next day," an eyewitness tells Us magazine.
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Actor Hugh Grant Arrested for Assault

April 27, 2007 02:15:15 GMT

Trouble has found Hugh Grant. The actor has been arrested Wednesday evening April 25th and questioned at a London police station after an allegation of assault in west London.

On that encounter, it is said that Grant involved in a clash with photographer Ian Whittaker near the actor's west London home on Tuesday morning April 24th when Whittaker arrived to take photos of Elizabeth Hurley, Grant's former girlfriend, who lives in the same street. Upon meeting with the actor Whittaker asked him to smile when he arrived at the house.