WHAT'S HOT?

Home > News
 

May 29, 2007

News > Music News

Beth Ditto Proposed a Duet with Kate Moss

May 29, 2007 10:08:17 GMT

Kate Moss' hidden talent in singing may someday take the course as more musicians are attracted to do a duet with her. While boyfriend Pete Doherty has revealed the intention to record a song with her, Beth Ditto of The Gossip also expressed her desire to work with her.

Having bumped on Moss at a party and sang some songs, Ditto told The Mirror, "We sang a lot that night - I'd consider doing a duet with her if the song was right." However, she then continued, "I'm really scared of her boyfriend" in reference to Doherty.
News > Movie News

Keira Knightley Wanted for Lady Di Role

May 29, 2007 09:20:28 GMT

She scored an Oscar nomination last year and chance to land another seems bright if the project is indeed happening and takes her in as well.

According to British tabloid The Sun, movie producer Quentin Reynolds is being involved in a bidding war for the rights to turn controversial book "Diana and the Paparazzi" to a big screen feature and is keen to have Keira Knightley portrayed the late Princess of Wales.
News > Movie News

"The Dark Knight" to Be Introduced on IMAX

May 29, 2007 09:09:29 GMT

Dark Knight, The picture
"Batman Begins" was great and no one would doubt that. Nevertheless, its sequel "The Dark Knight" will be much greater as director Christopher Nolan has promised moviegoers to shoot its four action sequences on IMAX, including that the introduction of the Joker, the role played by Heath Ledger.

"There's simply nothing like seeing a movie that way. It's more immersive for the audience. I wish I could shoot the entire thing this way," Nolan says, while goes on adding, "You can't do this on any home theater. Batman has some of the most extraordinary characters in pop culture. We wanted the Joker to have the grandest entrance possible."
News > Movie News

Duo Resides in "Rodanthe"

May 29, 2007 08:07:38 GMT

Nights in Rodanthe picture
Filling in the supporting roles, James Franco and Christopher Meloni have been submitted into the cast of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Nights in Rodanthe" toplined by Richard Gere and Diane Lane, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Adapted from Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same title, the romantic drama finds Gere as a doctor who has a life-changing romance with an unhappily married woman, played by Lane, when he stops in the beach town on his journey to reconcile with his estranged son. Franco will be billed as the son while Meloni is plotted to be the husband of Lane's character.
News > Movie News

"Bourne" Producer Flying with the "Phoenix"

May 29, 2007 07:28:39 GMT

Making a different movement in his career, "Bourne" franchise producer Andrew R. Tennenbaum is about to produce "Enter the Phoenix", a remake of the Hong Kong action comedy produced by martial arts superstar Jackie Chan.

The man has obtained rights to the picture from Chan's JCE Movies via his L.A.-based Flashpoint Entertainment and reportedly is looking for writers and a director to handle the project. The original, released in 2004, revolves around the gay son of a boss whose dying wish is that he takes over the family business.
News > Movie News

"Worlds End" Shatters Global Box Office Record

May 29, 2007 06:57:36 GMT

Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End picture
Now the pirates can finally embrace their victorious moment.

After failing to surpass the tally "Spider-Man 3" scored during its weekend debut in domestic market, "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" triumphantly had its way to beat out the fellow Hollywood blockbuster globally. The epic sea adventure successfully hauled in $401 million in its first six days of release across the world to break worldwide box office record set earlier by the superhero flick with $382 million, president of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Marketing and Distribution Mark Zoradi announced yesterday, May 28, 2007.
News > Movie News

John Woo Traces "Ninja Gold" Trail

May 29, 2007 05:08:16 GMT

Venturing into videogame adaptation, famed action filmmaker John Woo is attached to direct also produce "Ninja Gold" based on the game of the same name he is about to develop alongside Warren Spector, the creator of such video games as "Deus Ex", "Thief: Deadly Shadows", and "System Shock."

Story will focus on a ninja warrior, part of a centuries-old legacy and bloodline, who is forced to confront the reality of covert warfare in the modern world. According to Terrence Chang, Woo's producing partner, the game's concept is "actually based on facts that the Yakuza and the Russian mob are involved in tons of gold being stolen in South Africa."
News > Music News

Bruce Springsteen Handed Old Song for "Gracie"

May 29, 2007 04:57:33 GMT

Purely for the love of soccer, singer Bruce Springsteen gave up the right to his song "Growin' Up" which was taken from his 1973 album "Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J." to a movie maker. The song will be used in a pivotal scene of the movie "Gracie".

Director Davis Guggenheim who is married to actress Elisabeth Shue is grateful that the singer agreed to give the song since it was his plan all along and that it was already included in the movie's rough cut version. "I've been to maybe 10 Bruce Springsteen concerts and never believed we would the rights for anything."
News > Music News

Steven Tyler Leaving Aerosmith Denied


May 29, 2007 04:23:44 GMT

A quick judgment on vocalist Steven Tyler leaving Aerosmith is claimed not true by the representative of Steven's daughter Liv Tyler. Actress Liv, who was reported blurting out the news, was confirmed "never said anything about her father leaving Aerosmith"

Few days ago a column report stated that Liv told a source that "Her dad is going to announce he's leaving Aerosmith soon because he can't take how the rest of the band is treating him. She said they don't appreciate him."
News > Movie News

Three Cuddling the "American Girl"

May 29, 2007 04:13:30 GMT

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl picture
Keep filling up the flick's cast, filmmakers of "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Mystery" have successfully enticed Joan Cusack, Chris O'Donnell, and Julia Ormond to all come onboard to bring more highlight to the project, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Based on the popular line of historically accurate dolls and books for girls, the picture has already had Abigail Breslin, Stanley Tucci, Jane Krakowski, and Glenne Headly in the lineup as well as Max Thieriot and Wallace Shawn. Breslin will play the titular character, a clever, resourceful girl who helps her mother run a Cincinnati boardinghouse when her father loses his job.
News > Music News

Robbie Williams Made Peace with Guy Chambers

May 29, 2007 04:00:54 GMT

Robbie Williams, whose latest effort received a mild reception, is in talks with Guy Chambers to make his career catapulted back. As a pair the two successfully put Robbie's name as an accomplished solo singer.

A source tells The Sun newspaper: "Rob's going back into the studio with Guy later in the year. They have been talking on the phone a lot and they are excited by it all." Robbie was not in good term with Guy after the "Rudebox" singer agreed to accept a $60 million song deal with EMI Records in 2002.
News > Music News

The Police Gave Good Starter Kick in Reunion Tour

May 29, 2007 03:34:31 GMT

Despite the backstage arguments, The Police delivered a magnificent kick off reunion concert in Vancouver Canada on May 27. Twenty-one songs and 125 minutes later, 4,000 fans were drenched in satisfaction for their first concert in nearly 20 years.

Taking place in Vancouver's GM Place, the concert was bound for fan club audience only. The band which is comprised of singer/bassist Sting, guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland chose "Message in a Bottle" to be the first song performed. They also included "Walking on the Moon", "Roxanne" and "Every Breath You Take" in the song list before concluding with "Next to You".
News > Music News

Marilyn Manson Sang Justin's Hit Acoustically

May 29, 2007 03:07:14 GMT

In what seemingly a crazed fan, Marilyn Manson carries Justin Timberlake's photo anywhere and admits that he 'likes' him. This fascination of Justin continues with him covering Justin's "What Goes Around...".

During the promotion of his newest album "Eat Me, Drink Me" on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge program, Manson performed Justin's hit acoustically. The recording of the track is available on bbc.co.uk.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan Is on Her Way Back Into Rehab

May 29, 2007 03:04:21 GMT

Lindsay Lohan acts smart by now that she's decided to go back into rehab following a wild weekend that saw her arrested for DUI after police discovered cocaine in the car she crashed in Hollywood Saturday May 26th.

Per In Touch magazine it is reported that the troubled actress-singer is due to check into Promises in Malibu Monday afternoon May 28th. If only the publication is to be believed then this will be Lindsay's second spell in rehab this year. She completed a 30-day course in the Wonderland rehab facility in Los Angeles on February 16th.
News > Music News

Justin Timberlake Made Chairman of Tennman Records

May 29, 2007 02:26:44 GMT

Thrilled by new talents waiting to be polished, Justin Timberlake sets a new business venture with Interscope Records namely Tennman Records. The Grammy award winning singer is made the Chairman and CEO of Tennman which will be based in Los Angeles and distributed by Interscope Geffen A&M.

Announcing the news, Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine said that he is thrilled to work with some one as gifted as Justin and excited to have his label as part of Interscope. In return Justin said, "We are all excited about the talent we have to offer already on our roster and I cannot wait to introduce the world to my new discoveries."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova Are Still Very Much Together


May 29, 2007 02:20:25 GMT

The reporter talked to Enrique Iglesias maybe got lost in translation as the singer had his joke misinterpreted, which later prompted false report that he and longtime girlfriend Anna Kournikova had split. The truth is that the pair is still very much together.

Enrique, who was on a visit to Stockholm to promote his first album in three years "Insomniac," was asked by a reported if he was married. The Latin singer then jokingly replied he'd just got divorced, saying he was single now. The reporter, unfortunately, misinterpreted his words and began reporting he had ended his five years romance with the tennis goddess.
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter