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May 28, 2007

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Mischa Barton Rushed to Hospital for Bad Reaction to Medication

May 28, 2007 09:43:02 GMT

This just in. Mischa Barton was rushed to hospital Sunday night May 27th after suffering a bad reaction to medication.

The actress was enjoying herself at a friend's Memorial Day barbecue in Los Angeles, when she suddenly began feeling ill after having a few cocktails which apparently did not mix with antibiotics she had been taking.
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Peter Jackson Talks About "Dambusters"

May 28, 2007 09:40:25 GMT

Sitting in an interview with OnFilm magazine, Peter Jackson has eagerly given few updates on his upcoming action war drama "Dambusters" which he is producing alongside Carolynne Cunningham and Jan Blenkin for Universal Pictures.

While saying some major announcements about the project would be made in the next few months, the famed filmmaker informed that he and director Christian Rivers has successfully picked up British actor/comedian/writer Stephen Fry to work on the film's script and that the crew were halfway through building a full-size replica of a Lancaster bomber. It is also revealed that his F/X company Weta Digital had completed computer-generated image tests of Lancasters in flight and attacking dams.
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No Rome Concert for Barbra Streisand

May 28, 2007 09:38:18 GMT

Not enough preparation time for the kick off show, Barbra Streisand has to scrap off the date in Rome. This has been confirmed by the tour's organizer to have nothing to do with the recent the Italians' protest regarding the extravagant ticket price.

"We met with unexpected production delays," tour promoter Michael Cohl wrote on the web of Milano Concerti, the Italian organizer of the event. "We deeply apologize to the fans in Rome." Purchased tickets that were criticized to have unreasonable price will be available for refund or can be exchanged for her other European show.
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Toby Keith Among the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Inductees

May 28, 2007 09:28:05 GMT

A country music singer-songwriter and Oklahoma native, Toby Keith has been chosen to be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.

Keith, who was born in Clinton, Oklahoma, is one among the eight lucky inductees, who among others include businessman Clay Bennett, civil rights activist Clara Luper, and Linda K. Twine, a renowned conductor, composer and music educator.
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"Persepolis" Honored at the 2007 Cannes Film Fest

May 28, 2007 08:41:58 GMT

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A humorous yet moving story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl growing up during and after her country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, "Persepolis" triumphantly landed an honor at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival as the nine-member jury headed by British filmmaker Stephen Frears announced the event's winners on Sunday, May 27.

Written and directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi based on the latter's graphic novels, the animated feature was awarded the Jury Prize which it shared with "Stellet Licht" ("Silent Light"), Carlos Reygadas' tale of forbidden love set among Mennonite farmers of northern Mexico.
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Tom Vaughan In Charge of "Vegas"?

May 28, 2007 08:03:56 GMT

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A major change reportedly has been made to "What Happens in Vegas..." regarding the one taking the directing reins.

According to LatinoReview.com, Julian Farino, who is supposed to helm the flick, is no longer attached to perform the duty and has been replaced by "Starter for 10" maker Tom Vaughan instead. For Vaughan, the task therefore will be his second directorial stint as he previously only helmed short features and several small screen productions before "10."
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"Half-Blood Prince" Made in Scotland?


May 28, 2007 07:14:21 GMT

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Looks like the preparation to begin production on "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" has already taken its early step.

Scottish newspaper Scotland on Sunday has come up with an interesting tidbit stating that a locations manager for Warner Bros. Pictures is scouting natural settings for the sixth installment of the hit fantasy series in the country. The person, whose name is Sue Quinn, was said to have surveyed area around Cape Wrath, known for its spectacular cliffs and caves.
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Linkin Park to Fly to Japan for Live Earth


May 28, 2007 06:32:50 GMT

Japan's Live Earth has a strong musician headlining its leg. Chart-buster Linkin Park is officially made the artist flying to Japan to promote the fight against global warming in the July 7 concert.

Linkin, whose one of its members Mike Shinoda is half Japanese, will be joined by a number of local artists such as Ai Otsuka, Kumi Koda, Cocco, RIZE and Genki Rockets. Upon the band's involvement, Shinoda made his point, "Climate crisis awareness could be one of the defining issues of our generation, and we're proud to play this show in support of that effort."
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The Osmonds Celebrates '50' with Concerts

May 28, 2007 06:06:08 GMT

The Osmonds reunion that was previously hinted, is made true by not only the three brothers but the entire family. Donny, Jimmy, Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay and their sister Marie will return to the stage for 50th anniversary.

As the venue they made a deal with Las Vegas' The Orleans Hotel show room for two- night shows on August 13 and 14. Jimmy as the organizer of this special determines to show 'something'. He said, "At first it was just a tribute to my brothers, but it came together as a celebration of everybody. It's out of control. We started so young, you would think 50 years means we're a bunch of old guys. We aren't a bunch of old guys."
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Weekend North American Box Office of May 25-27, 2007

May 28, 2007 05:12:07 GMT

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As blockbuster titles continue to hit the theaters, seeing them take turns in ruling the box office sure has become an inevitable thing to witness and so, it should come off as no surprise that "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" is the one striving to do so for now.

Amazingly garners a superb tally of $126.5 million in its first three-day run to claim the top spot of the domestic box office ended May 27, 2007, this latest installment of "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, however, fails to set new opening record on the chart besides falling short of the $135.6 million of its predecessor "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."
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Foxy Brown Picks "Black Roses" for New Album

May 28, 2007 05:00:12 GMT

Court case off, rapper Foxy Brown moves on with a mix-tape, which will be released on June, and a full-length new album titled "Black Roses". The name choice for the album is claimed to be the most apt to her recent years' experience.

Brown said, "Barrington (Levy) told me he was inspired to write (title track) 'Black Roses' when he went to Africa and there, in a garden, amongst a thousand beautiful flowers, he saw one black rose that was withered and broken, and how tourists would fly in from all over the world to take pictures of it. I have to save some lives, and that's what 'Black Roses' is officially for. That's why the title is so perfect."
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Naomi Campbell Back Into Acting

May 28, 2007 04:40:06 GMT

Still eager to attach herself to film industry, supermodel Naomi Campbell is poised to play a lead role in a romantic comedy feature titled "Bad Love", Vogue Paris has reported.

Expected to come up in October or November this year, the flick centers on an actress who gets unlucky in love. Taking director's chair is Catherine Breillat, a French filmmaker known for her distinctively personal films on sexuality, which earns her the "porno auteuriste" label.
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Ozzfest Inviting Circus Diablo in 'Off' Dates

May 28, 2007 04:31:50 GMT

Joining the anticipation of Ozzfest in the off dates is Circus Diablo, a project by Billy Morrison (Member of Camp Freddy, former member of The Cult) on vocals, Billy Duffy (Member of The Cult) on lead guitar, Ricky Warwick (former member of The Almighty) on rhythm guitar, Brett Scallions (former member of Fuel) on bass guitar and Jeremy Colson (formerly worked with Steve Vai) on drums.

They will be the act on the second stage, supporting the headliner Hatebreed together with Mondo Generator, Ankla, Nile and The Showdown on the following dates:
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Dispute Raises Over "Silver Surfer" Coin

May 28, 2007 04:00:45 GMT

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Intending to create an unusual marketing on its upcoming superhero flick "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer", 20th Century Fox ends up causing a stir instead.

The company has collaborated with private corporation Franklin Mint to alter 40,000 U.S. quarters to feature an image of the Silver Surfer on the tails side, but the action in turn did not please the U.S. Mint as the government agent learned about it last week. The latter even considered that the studio and the Franklin Mint were breaking the law since it is illegal to turn a coin into an advertising vehicle.
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Quincy Jones Ditches Jacko & Prefers Cullum

May 28, 2007 03:46:35 GMT

The hope of Michael Jackson's come back to be a big bang is slightly devastated by the withdrawal of Quincy Jones from this project. A long time partner in music and the man behind the genius "Thriller", Jones asked people to cut him some slack.

"Man please, I've got enough to do," Jones said in an interview with NME. "We already did that. I have talked to him about working with him again but I've got too much to do. I've got 900 products, I'm 74 years old. Give me a break."
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R&B Sensation Jamelia to Create Her Own Range of Beauty Products

May 28, 2007 03:32:40 GMT

Cash in while you're hot. Jamelia knows best how to apply that saying into life. The singer-songwriter has just signed a deal to create her own range of beauty products.

The deal, reportedly worth 100,000, will see the R&B sensation launches the skincare and cosmetic products for Boots later this summer.
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Green Day Turning "Simpsons" Theme to Punk

May 28, 2007 03:14:51 GMT

Punk trio Green Day gives only the best addition to "The Simpsons Movie". Apart from their cameo in the flick, they also contribute the rendition of the iconic theme song. Not only released in the usual CD single, the song will be available in three different formats - traditional CD single, digital download and a limited edition doughnut case version.

The first to be released is the CD single that will hit the stores on July 24 via Warner Bros. Records, three days before the movie's premiere in U.S. Fox Music will then takes its role as the distributor of the digital download by making the song available in its website and other outlets. The doughnut cases version meanwhile, will be taken over by Extreme Music that will supply the 25,000 cases in stores like Best Buy, Circuit City, Wal-Mart and Barnes & Noble.
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No Joke, Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova Divorced


May 28, 2007 02:45:11 GMT

To tell you the truth, not only Enrique Iglesias is good at making music, but also at keeping secret and sending shock to public. The Grammy-winning Spanish-born singer surprisingly revealed that he and girlfriend Anna Kournikova are divorced.

Despite the fact that he never admitted to marrying the tennis goddess, Enrique just told Swedish magazine Aftonbladet that he and Anna are now divorced and that he's now single and back on the market.
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Pop Star Lindsay Lohan Arrested on DUI Charges

May 28, 2007 01:54:54 GMT

Lindsay Lohan's wild life gets her into trouble for one more time and it seems that this time around it's very serious. The actress-singer was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Saturday May 26th after losing control of her Mercedes convertible.

Speaking on the accident, Sgt. Mike Foxen explained that Lindsay was traveling in her 2005 Mercedes SL-65 with two other passengers when the vehicle crashed on Sunset Boulevard. The pop star was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries, and was released soon thereafter. The two other people in her car were reportedly unharmed.
 
 
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