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May 05, 2007

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Take That Writes Score for "Stardust"

May 05, 2007 08:06:33 GMT

Take That gets on full gear following their reunion. After touring for "Beautiful World", the band now signs on a soundtrack deal with Paramount Pictures.

The band will create a song for movie "Stardust" which is starring Robert De Niro and Sienna Miller. This would be the band's first experience to write for a picture.
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Spice Girls Is a No No for Melanie C

May 05, 2007 07:47:01 GMT

Despite the rumor that Spice Girls will reunite for a one glamorous Christmas show, Melanie C confirms that there won't be any tear jerking moment, big comeback or whatsoever for the group. She insists that a reunion will not bring the magic they used to have.

"You see a lot of bands reforming but I think the Spice Girls were unique and I don't want to ruin what we had," the ex-Sporty Spice said. "I have had mixed feelings about a reunion but I am against it."
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The "Bones" Buried at DreamWorks

May 05, 2007 07:39:40 GMT

Lovely Bones, The picture
Well, Peter Jackson sure can take a seat and relax for a while now as the pitch he has been shopping around, "The Lovely Bones", finally finds a place to rest at DreamWorks Pictures.

CEO and Co-Chairman of the studio Stacey Snider officially announced yesterday, May 4 that the company has successfully taken charge of the project in association with Film 4, which will see its execs Tessa Ross, Ken Kamins, and Jim Wilson all serve as the executive producers.
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Rihanna Seeks Interviewer for Her TRL Show!

May 05, 2007 06:54:10 GMT

Rihanna opens the chance to interview her personally via webcam. MTV's Total Request Live will feature the singer promoting latest album "Good Girl Gone Bad" in next week's episode and allow a lucky fan to pop out five questions.

The basic rule to follow this contest is to submit five questions such as "what you love about her as a person", "What you like about her music" and "what makes you her #1 fan" to Trlwebcam@mtv.com. The email must put "RIHANNA WEBCAMS" as the subject heading, be attached with a picture of yourself and include the following details:
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Klaxons Covers Justin Timberlake's Hit

May 05, 2007 06:22:20 GMT

Indie band Klaxons has turned Justin Timberlake's Grammy award winning hit "My Love" into their version. The cover will be released in U.K on June 25 as the additional track for their new single "It's Not Over Yet".

"It's Not Over Yet" is the latest single pulled out from the three-piece band's album "Myths of the Near Future" and is another cover of DJ Paul Oakenfold's 1995 single.
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Sacha Baron Cohen to Be Freddie Mercury Onscreen?

May 05, 2007 06:20:35 GMT

It has been some time since Johnny Depp was said to be offered chance to portray Freddie Mercury in a biopic of this late frontman of Queen's and now words have it that Sacha Baron Cohen is up for the role instead and even is in the stage of negotiations with the project's filmmakers.

British tabloid daily newspaper Daily Mirror has claimed to have received info from an unidentified source that the "Borat" star is being tipped for the part, saying the actor "loves the idea he can get away with playing Freddie after modeling Borat's look on him."
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Velvet Revolver Paid Tribute Song for Late Brothers

May 05, 2007 05:59:52 GMT

Velvet Revolver's gig on May 3 was brought to a tear jerking moment when vocalist Scott Weiland sang Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" in tribute to his and drummer Matt Sorum's late brothers.

"It literally crushed us. It made this record happen for both of us," Scott said upon their brothers who died of drug overdose during the making of "Libertad". As the singer delivered the tunes, a video footage showing the late Michel Weiland's family was screened on the background. The family consisting of Michael's wife and two young daughters will benefit from the concert.
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Kate Walsh's New Boyfriend Is Alex Young

May 05, 2007 05:20:33 GMT

The mystery has been solved. Kate Walsh is dating Alex Young, a production co-president at 20th Century Fox.

The Grey's Anatomy star, as reported in this week's issue of People magazine, claims her new man as "a great guy" while refused to make public his name.
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"Perfume" Swept Lolas in Technical Slots

May 05, 2007 04:59:22 GMT

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer picture
Nominated for eight categories at the 57th annual German Film Awards, also known as the Lolas, gothic thriller "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" delightfully collected most honors as the prestigious ceremony took place yesterday night, May 4, at Berlin's Palais am Funkturm.

Being triumphant in technical categories, the picture garnered trophies for Best Cinematography also Best Editing as well as Best Set, Costume, and Sound Design. Though so, the movie failed to win helmer Tom Tykwer the Best Director title, which was eventually nabbed by Marcus H. Rosenmueller for "Grave Decisions."
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Oscar De La Hoya Signs on for the Next Season of "Dancing with the Stars"?!

May 05, 2007 04:51:55 GMT

The "Golden Boy" wants to test his dancing skill. Oscar De La Hoya reportedly has signed on for the next season of "Dancing with the Stars."

His willingness to join the show is said came up upon watching fellow boxers Evander Holyfield and Laila Ali showed off their skills on the TV contest.
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USC Honored Clint Eastwood with Its Honorary Alumni Award

May 05, 2007 04:28:47 GMT

The University of Southern California has picked Clint Eastwood as the recipient of its first Honorary Alumni Award.

The iconic American actor and Academy Award-winning film director and film producer is slated to receive the honor next week, the same day he collects his honorary doctorate from the top college.
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"Indy 4" Script Counts Sean Connery's Character In

May 05, 2007 04:21:47 GMT

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull picture
Up for now, there is still no sign of veteran actor Sean Connery giving his nod to be cast in "Fourth Installment of the Indiana Jones Adventures" yet it appears that his character, Professor Henry Jones, has been submitted into the flick's screenplay instead.

Confirmed the inclusion is the movie's executive producer George Lucas as he received an honor from the San Francisco Film Society on Thursday, May 3.
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Kate Moss Is Now on Display in a Series of Sculptures

May 05, 2007 03:39:12 GMT

First it was mannequin, and now sculptures. Kate Moss has been the subject of a bronze sculpture series, "Sphinx," by artist Marc Quinn.

The supermodel was used in a bronze display at the "Mary Boone Gallery" in New York City. Quinn unveiled seven new bronze sculptures of the supermodel in various yoga poses, which are claimed to show the beauty as "a knotted Venus of our age."
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New "Shrek the Third" Trailer Strikes the Web

May 05, 2007 03:36:37 GMT

Shrek the Third picture
The coming of "Shrek the Third" is only within two weeks yet it does not mean that there is no new look for fans to take a sneak peek at.

Yes, in counting the days to the release of the highly-anticipated animated flick, a new trailer has been exclusively posted online at Moviefone in High Definition. Apart from the clip, the site also provides character guide and previous trailers of the movie as well as funny games that the visitors can play.
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Contrary to Death Rumor, Jay-Z Is Alive and Well

May 05, 2007 03:10:24 GMT

Everyone can take a sigh now that representative from Def Jam has put to rest a rumor claims Jay-Z had been killed in plane crash in North Carolina, while flying to Las Vegas for this weekend's big fight.

Rumors are swirling early Friday May 4th that Jay-Z was in a plane crash while he was heading to watch the Oscar De La Hoya/ Floyd Mayweather Jr. boxing fight in Las Vegas this weekend. It is said that his plane crashed near Asheville, North Carolina in the Smoky Mountains.
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Paul McCartney Snatched Classical BRIT Award

May 05, 2007 03:07:20 GMT

In the competition for 2007 Classical BRIT Best Album, a record commemorating late wife has stolen classical fans endorsement. Paul McCartney's "Ecce Cor Meum (Behold My Heart)" won out of nominees like Sting, Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe and Bryn Terfel.

McCartney wrote the fourth classical album when his wife Linda McCartney was in the battle of breast cancer. The project came to a two-years halt for he decided to direct his attention to Linda. When she passed away in 1998, McCartney geared it up until its release in 2006.
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Trio Enters "The Ruins"

May 05, 2007 02:50:23 GMT

Ruins, The picture
Making a follow-up to the inclusion of Jonathan Tucker, filmmakers of "The Ruins" have added three more talents namely Laura Ramsey, Jena Malone, and Shawn Ashmore to accompany the "Pulse" star in the cast lineup, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Based on the Scott B. Smith best-selling novel, the thriller horror concerns a group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they join a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins. Tucker has already been billed to play a guy named Jeff who persuades the group to come along.
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Rapper Eve Charged with DUI

May 05, 2007 02:45:09 GMT

It's official. Eve has been charged with driving under the influence, stemming from a late night car accident in Los Angeles last week.

The rapper was charged Friday May 4th with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol level of .08 or above, and failure to provide proof of insurance.
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A Judge Sentenced Paris Hilton to 45 Days in County Jail

May 05, 2007 01:59:15 GMT

Paris Hilton was sentenced to 45 days in jail. That's hot.

A Los Angeles judge sentenced the hotel heiress to 45 days in county jail Friday May 4th for violating her probation. The socialite must start her sentence at the Century Regional Detention Facility on June 5th or else serve a 90-day jail term.