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May 08, 2007

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Josh Holloway on the Run to Become Gambit

May 08, 2007 09:31:42 GMT


Looks like one more character from the X-Men gang is about to be brought to life on the big screen. "Lost" star Josh Holloway has revealed to TV Hits magazine that he has been approached by studio bosses for a possibility to portray Gambit, an X-Men member possessing the ability to manipulate kinetic energy and skilled in card throwing as well as hand-to-hand combat.
Holloway's statement nonetheless leads to an indication that "X-Men 4" is possibly entering a kind of development stage by now as producer Lauren Shuler Donner intended to back in August last year. Keep sticking to this site then for more info and updates about either the character or the project.
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"Transformers" Trailer Coming Before "Shrek the Third"

May 08, 2007 08:35:56 GMT

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Fans of "Transformers" apparently can take another glimpse of their highly-anticipated movie a week earlier in theaters in their wait for the flick to hit the big screen on July 4 this year.

Contrary to the claim posted on director Michael Bay's website saying the feature trailer for the sci-fi actioner will appear with "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End", CanMag has informed that it will be shown in theaters in front of the screenings of "Shrek the Third" on May 18 instead.
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Gwen Stefani's Tour Lost Its Sponsor, Blamed It on Akon


May 08, 2007 08:00:13 GMT

Akon who is the prime guest in Gwen Stefani's "The Sweet Escape" song has caused a controversy when he danced on stage with a 15-year-old fan in a provocative way. As a result, Verizon Wireless which is the main sponsor of Stefani's "The Sweet Escape Tour" refused to have any further involvement in the jaunt.

Initially the stage 'act' was no issue at all until a video footage of the dance circulated the Internet and triggered Verizon's alarm. The telecommunication network immediately removed behind the scenes footage of the tour in Verizon Sweet Escape Tour page and fired Akon as the supporting act. The company even pulled Akon ringstones and music from its stores. Not only stopping there, Verizon also decided in the end to take its hands off this entire tour.
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Naomi Watts Eyeing Role in "Half Blood Prince"?

May 08, 2007 07:45:22 GMT

As core members of the original cast namely Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint recently confirmed their return for "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince", what remain to be questions are surely the new names for the lineup.

Bringing an early speculation to this matter, LaineyGossip has come up with a tidbit saying that Naomi Watts may up for the role of Narcissa Malfoy nee Black, the wife of Lucius Malfoy and mother of Draco Malfoy, in the sixth installment of the mega-hit series. Also the sister of Bellatrix Lestrange and cousin of Sirius Black, the character is said to have a key scene at the beginning of "Prince."
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Singer Amy Winehouse Touted for "Bond 22"

May 08, 2007 07:15:06 GMT

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Words on who may suit to be the new Bond girl in the next 007 movie are still circulating heavily around and now is taking a new name in.

According to World Entertainment News Network via News Of The World newspaper, filmmakers of "Bond 22" are in consideration to line up English jazz-soul singer Amy Winehouse for a Bond girl role in the project, which recently had its draft finished to be written by scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.
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Kelly Clarkson's "My December" Good to Go This July

May 08, 2007 07:13:16 GMT

After spilling hints on the new album "My December", RCA Records as Kelly Clarkson's recording house announces that the follow up of 2004's "Breakaway" will arrive July 26.

The David Kahne-produced album presents yet another side of Clarkson which hasn't been explored as a theme in her previous records. Clarkson admitted that she gets 'wilder' in this piece and that there's a wider range of tunes throughout the tracks. For a start, first single "Never Again" has won Clarkson's fans through her new 'rocky' sound. It entered Billboard Hot 100 chart at #8 based solely on the airplay.
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Gisele Bundchen Is Negotiating a Lingerie Line with H&M

May 08, 2007 06:57:33 GMT

New rumors surface by the hour that Gisele Bundchen is "negotiating a lingerie line" with H&M.

The supermodel is said to have been counting down the seconds until her contract with Victoria's Secret runs out so she can cash in on her new deal with the giant Swedish retailer.
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"Spider-Man 3" Sets New IMAX Records

May 08, 2007 06:21:47 GMT

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The record-breaking "Spider-Man 3" has made either in domestic or international market now is also happening at IMAX as the superhero saga topples down not only one but multiple box-office records for the format.

Becoming the largest opening in IMAX's forty-year history by debuting on 84 domestic and 34 international IMAX screens, this third part of the web-slinger tale creates a record-setting $4.8 million of the $151.1 million it pulled from the weekend domestic box office ended Sunday, May 6 while breaking record for IMAX's largest single day worldwide total at $2.2 million.
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Snoop Dogg, In Attempt to Preserve Hip-Hop

May 08, 2007 06:16:33 GMT

Snoop Dogg for the sake of rap music longevity in music industry, opens up about his willingness to collaborate with anyone despite race or image. He even encouraged people moving in the hip-hop industry to stay low and be wiser in their choice of language.

"Certain situations are so delicate. I try to play my hand like Martin Luther King, but sometimes I gotta be Malcolm X. So it's like a double-edged sword," Snoop said. "We're musicians. I should be able to work with whoever I wanna work with and not offend anybody. This is a music industry where we should take advantage of our position. Our power is to create music that reflects what you feel is right."
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Stevie Wonder's Rare Duet with Ella Fitzgerald Packed in CD

May 08, 2007 05:51:06 GMT

A rare footage of Stevie Wonder's duet with the late Ella Fitzgerald will be included in the diva's revived classics album "We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song".

Grammy award winning song "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" was recorded in a duet version between Wonder and Fitzgerald in 1977. This song is among latest additions for the album that is due June 5 via Verne. Other artists also paying tribute through their covers are Michael Buble, KD Lang, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight, Queen Latifah, Hank Jones, Ledesi, Dianne Reeves, Linda Ronstadt, Etta James and Lizz Wright.
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Tom Cruise Has Purchased a $35 Million Home in Beverly Hills

May 08, 2007 05:49:15 GMT

Despite rumors that they are having marital problems, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have just celebrated their being together by buying an estimated $35 million (£17.5 million) mansion in Beverly Hills.

The house, which actually wasn't up for sale, was built in 1937. The 1,000-square-metre residence then extensively remodeled four years ago and currently contains seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
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Common "Wanted" for More

May 08, 2007 05:05:59 GMT

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Polishing his path in acting field, rapper Common has delightfully landed a role in high-profile action flick "Wanted (2008)" which thus will team him up with big names like Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, and Morgan Freeman, the artist himself has confirmed.

"My character in 'Wanted' is called the Gunsmith," Common told MTV. "I'm basically this dude that's a master at shooting guns. I'm training this gentleman that's coming in, who really has certain abilities but doesn't know it; I'm training him on how to be what he should be."
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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali to Make Guest Appearance on "Dancing with the Stars"

May 08, 2007 04:51:14 GMT

Muhammad Ali is about to make a guest appearance on the ABC television show, "Dancing with the Stars," on Monday May 7th.

Instead of dancing, the boxing legend will watch his daughter Laila Ali performs a high-energy samba with partner Maxsim Chmerkovskiy.
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Tori Amos Tastes Musical Writing

May 08, 2007 04:50:26 GMT

Entailing behind musical maestro Andrew Llyod Webber's path of success is singer Tori Amos. Completing "American Doll Posse" and still few months away from world tour, Amos fills in the gap with writing a musical for West End and Broadway project.

"I think I am writing a musical! I'm gushing but I'm under lock and key. I'm trying to be Lloyd Webber and Rice. I'm trying to be both. I'm busy. This is such a big project - a double record, 23 songs and the extras," she revealed in an interview. She refuses to spill any further details regarding this project.
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Canadian Actress Neve Campbell Married British Actor John Light

May 08, 2007 04:16:13 GMT

The wedding speculation comes to fruition. Neve Campbell and her British actor boyfriend John Light walked down the aisle, it has been confirmed.

The Canadian actress married to Light "in a small ceremony in Malibu on Saturday May 5th," Campbell's representative tells People.
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Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution Tour Is On

May 08, 2007 04:13:15 GMT

Linkin Park that gain the partnership of My Chemical Romance to headline 2007 Projekt Revolution Tour is set to launch the tour on July 25 in a city waiting to be announced later this month. The tour will crisscross North America, visit Phoenix, Dallas, Atlanta, Tampa, Camden and many more before winding down on September 3 in Englewood, Colo.

Supporting acts expected in the main stage are Taking Back Sunday, H.I.M., Placebo and Julien-K. Meanwhile, the smaller Revolution Stage will be occupied by Mindless Self Indulgence, Saosin, The Bled, Styles of Beyond and Madina Lake. Linkin Park as the headliner is conducting this tour to promote new album "Minutes to Midnight" which is due May 15.
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Shrek 4 to Get a Director

May 08, 2007 04:06:40 GMT

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Ready to take big project into his hands, Mike Mitchell is engaged in talks to helm "Shrek 4" which DreamWorks Animation is keen to develop in its follow-up to "Shrek the Third" that will open in theaters on May 18 this year.

The fourth installment of the mega-hit toon franchise, the flick will still chronicle the continuing adventures of the titular character, a peace-loving ogre, and his friends. Script initially was penned by Tim Sullivan before getting a rewrite by Josh Klausner, known as a second-unit director for a number of the Farrelly brothers flicks.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Brings Family to Settle in London Permanently

May 08, 2007 03:47:27 GMT

When it comes to her kids, Gwyneth Paltrow always wants what best for them. The actress thus decided to move the whole family to London.

Gwyneth and husband Chris Martin reportedly have sold their townhouse in New York's trendy TriBeCa area because they want to stay in London permanently and purchased a home in London so that they have more space and plan their children Apple and Moses' education.
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Dates for Marilyn Manson & Slayer's Joint Tour Revealed

May 08, 2007 03:31:58 GMT

Marilyn Manson and Slayer's joint tour has revealed the specific dates. As previously reported, the jaunt will kick off July 25 in West Palm Beach, Fla and visit other 25 cities. As a wrap up venue, they have chosen San Antonio which is scheduled for Sept 1.

Metalcore band Bleeding Through will come as the supporting act with another band waiting to be announced. On recent interview with MTV Manson said of the combination, "Satan is alive and well and living on the planet Earth, and now you know exactly where to find him - this tour. Our differences complement each other, and the uniting element in all of it is the darkness that both bands represent."
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David Benioff Lends "Gemini Man" a Hand

May 08, 2007 03:26:18 GMT

Finally making one significant progress on its long-gestating project of "Gemini Man", Walt Disney Pictures has found someone appropriate to work on the script in scribe David Benioff, who previously penned Warner Bros. Pictures' 2004 Greek epic "Troy" for Wolfgang Petersen to direct.

Being so, the man thus will do a ground-up reworking of the story of an over-the-hill hitman forced to do battle with a younger clone of himself. Famed producer Jerry Bruckheimer is set to produce with Mike Stenson, Chad Oman, and Don Murphy executive producing and Jason Reed serving as creative executive for the studio.
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Madonna Launching Internet Star Search

May 08, 2007 03:23:02 GMT

Notwithstanding with the marriage break-up rumors, Madonna keeps being productive. The pop sensation is having her label Maverick teams up with Madison Road Entertainment to launch a new internet-based talent competition called "Big Shot."

The show, which will run for 13 weeks and host 91 webisodes, will be launched September 10th later this year. The project is aimed to encourage wannabe actors, magicians, singers and entertainers to post a 30-second video showcasing their particular talent to the Big Shot website, which will then be voted on by other visitors as their favorites.
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Three 6 Mafia Push Back "Last 2 Walk" Date

May 08, 2007 03:02:26 GMT

Two tentative dates after, Three 6 Mafia now sets the date of "Last 2 Walk" for July 3. The release date has to be pushed back so that it will receive a better coordination since the group is currently weighing on their new MTV reality show "Adventures in Hollyhood".

"Last 2 Walk" which will be distributed by Columbia Records is the group's eight studio album. It was initially scheduled for April and May 22 but continuously delayed despite the release of first single "Doe Boy Fresh" that has been on iTunes since January 2 and has fallen off the Billboard chart.
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Supermodel Naomi Campbell Reportedly Dating Hotelier Andre Balazs

May 08, 2007 02:50:02 GMT

Drama follows where she goes. Naomi Campbell creates media headlines when she was spotted having a dinner date with hotel mogul and actress Uma Thurman's ex, Andre Balazs.

Talk is heating up that they are dating soon after the duo was spotted having a very cozy diner at Waverly Inn last week and they were also spotted together at former model Kelly Killoren Bensimon's birthday party at Pop Burger.
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Actress Brittany Murphy Married Boyfriend Simon Monjack


May 08, 2007 02:31:19 GMT

We have nothing to say except congratulation to movie actress Brittany Murphy who recently married screenwriter boyfriend Simon Monjack.

The lovebirds reportedly were seen partying at the Playboy event at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday May 5th and were spotted wearing wedding rings.
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Kevin Costner and Wife Christine Baumgartner Welcomed a Baby Boy

May 08, 2007 02:13:43 GMT

It's good news again. Kevin Costner is expanding his clan as his wife Christine Baumgartner gave birth to a baby boy Sunday May 6th.

The infant, named Cayden Wyatt Costner, was born at 10:30 p.m. at a Los Angeles area hospital, weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.
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Singer Julio Iglesias Is a Dad Again

May 08, 2007 01:57:54 GMT

Julio Iglesias and his model girlfriend Miranda Rijnsburger have on Saturday May 5th welcomed the arrival of a new addition to their family.

Miranda gave birth to a baby boy, Guillermo, shortly after 6 p.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach. The baby boy weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz.
 
 
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