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June 05, 2007

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McGraw and Hill Add More "Souls" in Tour

June 05, 2007 10:14:01 GMT

With the kick off date coming nearer, singer couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill adds the acts joining them in 2007 Soul2Soul Tour. Among the names taking the honor is young country crooner Taylor Swift who shot to fame for her song "Tim McGraw".

Beside Swift, the couple also asked The Warren Brothers to join them and previously announced Lori McKenna. In a joint statement McGraw and Hill said, "We wanted to continue to grow and expand the experience for the fans. We have a personal connection with all of these artists and their music and look forward to them joining us on tour."
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Long Live the "King"

June 05, 2007 09:35:14 GMT

King of Kong, The picture
After the documentary here comes the feature adaptation.

Variety has come up with news informing that New Line Cinema is on the fast track to develop "The King of Kong" based on the lauded documentary flick set to open in theaters on August 17 this year.
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Chingy Made Peace with Old Label, to Release 4th Set

June 05, 2007 09:34:38 GMT

Rapper Chingy who parted ways with Disturbing Tha Peace in 2004 is now back under the recording house wing to release fourth album tentatively titled "Love It or Hate It".

"This album is definitely going to be more reality," Chingy said in a statement. "I'm not saying the last three weren't reality, but this one will be even more real. I was always lyrical when I was younger, but then I became geared to making hit records."
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The Wedding Date of Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster Has Been Confirmed

June 05, 2007 09:22:36 GMT

The long-awaited wedding date of Rod Stewart and his fiancee Penny Lancaster has been confirmed. The aging but still agile rocker has confirmed the date, and it will be June 16th later this year.

Stewart reportedly let slip his wedding date to pal Elton John at the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation Dinner at Hampton Court Palace, England on Saturday June 2nd. "My wedding is in two weeks. Start looking for the gift," the star was overheard as saying.
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"Worlds End" Surpasses $600-Million Mark Worldwide

June 05, 2007 09:19:14 GMT

Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End picture
Surpassing the glory of its two predecessors, "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End" continues to strive high on the worldwide box office as it has already collected sensational gross-to-date of $624 million in its second week of release, president of Walt Disney Studios Marketing and Distribution Mark Zoradi proudly announced yesterday, June 4.

Scoring a satisfying number of $44.2 million in domestic market, the last part of Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy gloriously added another $105.4 million in its international sophomore spin to thereby make up a total $149.6 million for its worldwide income on the weekend ended June 3, 2007.
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Kelly Rowland Dating British Soccer Player Kieran Richardson

June 05, 2007 08:59:36 GMT

Kelly Rowland is single no more. The former Destiny's Child singer reportedly has found the love of her life. And the lucky guy is Kieran Richardson, a British soccer player.

On the dating speculation, rumors on the street say that the soccer player has spent most of his free time with Kelly. Sources were overheard saying, "The two have been dating on and off for a few months now - but things are starting to heat up ... [Kieran] even hired a plane to take him to Cannes to watch Kelly perform last week. And the two spent the entire weekend together." Neither of them released any confirmation concerning the report though.
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Kanye West to Guest in 2007 Songwriter's Hall of Fame

June 05, 2007 08:48:52 GMT

In an event to honor songwriters, Kanye West will make an appearance and witness the induction ceremonies of previously announced inductees. He will join the bunch of artists attending the gala on June 7 at Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

Besides the induction of songwriters Don Black, Jackson Browne, Irving Burgie, Michael Masser, Bobby Weinstein and the late Teddy Randazzo, the event will also honor John Legend with Hal David Starlight award and Dolly Parton with Johnny Mercer award.
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Open Casting Call for "Indy 4"

June 05, 2007 08:48:08 GMT

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull picture
This sure is a great chance hard to be missed of.

That's right, filmmakers of "Fourth Installment of the Indiana Jones Adventures" are holding an open casting call for those aged 18 or older to be the extras in a sequence where the titular character tears through campus on a motorcycle along Chapel Street in New Haven.
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Patrick Stewart Rebuilding Venice

June 05, 2007 08:34:38 GMT

Also known as a prolific stage actor, Patrick Stewart is now setting his eyes to develop a new big screen version of William Shakespeare's famous play "The Merchant of Venice", the man himself has revealed to The Argus.

Intended to be a modern take of the drama, the project will be set in Las Vegas in the 20th century with its script being penned by John Logan, known for his writing works in a number of Hollywood hits like "The Last Samurai" and "The Aviator." It is learned that the idea came out of an argument the two had after Logan described it as a "loathsome play".
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Angelina Jolie Almost Naked on Esquire July 2007 Cover


June 05, 2007 08:25:23 GMT


She turns 32nd on Monday June 4th. And Esquire magazine, as if as a way to celebrate the big day, made public its July 2007 edition featuring Angelina Jolie almost naked on its cover. What a smart way to celebrate a birthday.

It's a must, I guess, for you to take a look at her posing for the publication. She looks extremely beautiful and sexy. Aside, the actress and mother of four recently sat with Marie Claire and spill the bean on her motherhood and partner Brad Pitt as father to her children.
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Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher Expecting a Baby This Winter

June 05, 2007 07:58:59 GMT

That Isla Fisher is pregnant with her first child with longtime boyfriend Sacha Baron Cohen, it's true. The couple, who has put to rest pregnancy speculation, is said to welcome the arrival of their first child this winter.

Cohen and Fisher attended Sunday's MTV Movie Awards, during which the actress was seen often rubbing her belly. Upon meeting a group of friends, one of them screamed, "congratulations on the baby!" while Cohen quickly answered "Thank you!"
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"Simpsons Movie" Featuring Green Day

June 05, 2007 07:45:06 GMT

Simpsons Movie, The picture
The famed pop punk band is getting an animation treatment this time. TV Squad has delightfully brought in report stating that Green Day will be featured in "The Simpsons Movie" and will perform their own version of the Danny Elfman theme song for the flick.

Supporting the tidbit is The Hollywood Reporter which confirmed that the trio would appear as themselves with "crazy things" happening around them. However, further details about their involvement in the film's plot are being kept under wraps though it is informed that their rendition of the theme will be released as a single on July 24.
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Wyclef Jean to Pay Cartel a Visit Inside 'Bubble'

June 05, 2007 07:37:32 GMT

Wyclef Jean will visit the band Cartel who has been living inside a 'bubble' placed at Hudson River Park's Pier 54 in New York City. The singer will work with the band on the song "Wasted" that is to be included in Cartel's second album.

Before Wyclef, Cartel has had collaboration with Choir of Harlem and New York street musicians on some tracks for this album. The band will leave the bubble on June 12 and immediately hold a concert on the pier. The result of their album writing during the bubble stay will be out July 24 via Epic Records.
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Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles Engaged to Marry


June 05, 2007 07:36:58 GMT

They're engaged. Finally. Jay-Z and his longtime girlfriend Beyonce Knowles are engaged and about to marry.

After the many reports surrounding their longtime relationship, Jay-Z popped the question to Beyonce during a romantic getaway to Cannes last week. And as everyone may guess, the singer-actress said "yes" to the proposal.
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"Walk Hard" to Have Starry Cameos

June 05, 2007 07:09:59 GMT

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story picture
Revealing a surprising tidbit during his "Live Free or Die Hard" interview with Collider.com, Justin Long has spilled the beans that he and three other fellow actors will appear briefly as The Beatles in Jake Kasdan's upcoming musical comedy "Walk Hard" which Judd Apatow is producing for Columbia Pictures.

Long, last starred in Mike Judge-directed "Idiocracy", openly informed that he will show up as George Harrison with Jack Black, Paul Rudd, and Jason Schwartzman playing Paul McCartney, John Lennon, and Ringo Starr, respectively.
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Queens of the Stone Age Visits Small Town for "Era Vulgaris"

June 05, 2007 07:03:57 GMT

As experimental as their music, Queens of the Stone Age's tour for "Era Vulgaris" is also arranged not as usual. The band will visit several cities where market demand is smaller than others.

"We want to play to people who hardly ever get shows and just burn the house down," said QOTSA frontman Josh Homme. "I think we're too stoked to not go deeper than we have before. It feels like the right time to go, 'Hey, man, sorry I'm late, but here we are.'"
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LiLo Left Rehab, Went to the Gym

June 05, 2007 07:00:54 GMT

Lindsay Lohan needs a break and lucky for her that she got it right at the time. The troubled singer-actress has been leaving rehab facility Promises on several occasions, reportedly to work out at her local gym.

A spokesperson for Lindsay does confirm her leaving the facility, simply saying "Yes, Lindsay went to the gym", while refused to elaborate on that encounter, claiming "We keep our policies private." Meanwhile, it is reported that Lindsay has already left the Malibu-based rehab facility three times to work out since she checked in Monday May 28th.
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Joss Stone Announced Late Summer Tour

June 05, 2007 06:34:39 GMT

Playing her game well, British singer Joss Stone comes with a tour after the release of "Introducing Joss Stone". The itinerary will start this late summer with August 27 date at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre.

In support of her tour is fellow British singer James Morrison who claimed his fame through debut album "Undiscovered".
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Posh Spice Turns from TV Show to Writing Book

June 05, 2007 06:27:19 GMT

Fresh from her turning her back from her US TV show deal with NBC in order to be by her husband David Beckham's side for his upcoming soccer games, Victoria Adams is reported to have another interest, which is writing a book. Just like usual, the Posh Spice who always dare to be different in everything, is planning to write a special one, which is interior design.

Vic who's been being kept busy furnishing her new Beverly Hills mansion ahead of her family's move to Los Angeles later this year, found the activity interesting and thus planned to turn her experience into a book.
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Alanis Morissette Opened Game 4 with Anthem

June 05, 2007 05:20:30 GMT

Ottawa-born Alanis Morissette took her steps towards the microphone and sang both American and Canadian national anthem in front of a large crowd. Her anthem officially opened Game 4 on June 4 at Scotiabank Place.

The singer, who wore a red Senators jersey with the No. 10 on the back, replaced Lyndon Slewidge's role. Slewidge had been the team's regular singer since 1992 and was a favorite to the fans. That was why a complain letter was issued and published in Ottawa Sun for the replacement of Slewidge.
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Rapper The Game Hit with Three Felony Charges Involving Firearms

June 05, 2007 04:52:49 GMT

The Game is once again facing charges. The troubled rapper was charged Monday June 4th with making a criminal threat and possessing a firearm in a school zone, stemmed from a February 24th incident during which he got into an altercation with a player on an opposing team during a basketball game at the Rita Walters Educational Learning Complex in South Los Angeles.

Detailing on the incident, the district attorney's office revealed that after allegedly punching his rival, The Game pulled a firearm from his red Escalade and threatened to shoot him. Previously arrested on May 11th at home amid a crowd of fans, the star said at that time, "I'm not guilty, and I love California".
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Jack Black Enters His "Year One" in College


June 05, 2007 04:50:00 GMT

Year One picture
Showing more funny sides of his, Jack Black has given his commitment to take part in "Year One", a comedy feature that Judd Apatow will produce for Columbia Pictures, Variety has informed.

Here the funnyman is said to be accompanied by Michael Cera, the star of the upcoming "Superbad" which Apatow also produced for Columbia, in the cast. Meanwhile, Harold Ramis, who currently can be seen in "Knocked Up", is onboard to helm from the script he co-wrote alongside Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg with Owen Wilson executive producing.
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"Phillip Morris" Is Jim Carrey's New Pal

June 05, 2007 04:47:43 GMT

I Love You Phillip Morris picture
Strikes a balance between his serious and wacky acting stints, Jim Carrey is about to return to the comedy genre after his appearance in "The Number 23", only this time it will be a rather darker one.

Yes, the versatile actor will topline a dark comedy entitled "I Love You Phillip Morris", a fact-based film feature adapted from a book by Houston Chronicle crime reporter Steve McVicker which tells about a conman named Steven Russell whom Carrey is set to portray.
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The Long Custody Battle of David Hasselhoff and Pamela Bach Continued

June 05, 2007 04:19:56 GMT

The long custody battle between estranged couple, David Hasselhoff and ex-wife Pamela Bach, seems to take more time to come to its end. The pair appeared in court Monday June 4th for a closed-to-the- media hearing in their custody battle. The judge, however, ordered both parties back to court next week.

The Monday's meeting ended after 90 minutes, with Hasselhoff said outside the court, "They've continued the case until the 15th, but the judge asked me not to say anything." Hence, rather than discussing the hearing, the actor revealing on his upcoming projects, including the new season of America's Got Talent and his new book, reportedly titled "Don't Hassle the Hoff". Bach, on the other hand, wanted for resolution.
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Kevin Bacon Tied to "Frost/Nixon"

June 05, 2007 04:13:28 GMT

Frost/Nixon picture
Becoming a worthy addition to the project, "Mystic River" star Kevin Bacon has signed on to join the cast of "Frost/Nixon", the drama that Universal Pictures is setting up with Working Title Films.

Adapted from the hit play by Peter Morgan which is based on a series of televised interviews David Frost secured with former President Nixon in 1977, pic will find Bacon portraying Nixon's chief of staff Jack Brennan. Other cast members include Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Sam Rockwell, Toby Jones, and Matthew Macfadyen, the former two reprising their stage roles as Nixon and Frost, respectively.
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Carrie Underwood and Tony Romo Are Still On

June 05, 2007 03:51:04 GMT

Despite the persistent break-up rumors, Carrie Underwood and boyfriend Tony Romo are still on.

The hot couple, who went public with their relationship appearing hand-in-hand at this year Academy of Country Music Awards on May 15th, was spotted on Saturday night June 2nd at Logan's in North Dallas. And sources said they looked very much the couple.
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Disney Opens Up "All About Adam"

June 05, 2007 03:32:18 GMT

Walt Disney Pictures is on the move to spark what looks like to be an interesting story. The company has been reported to about develop "All About Adam" from a spec script by Alan Schoolcraft and Brent Simons that it has successfully purchased.

Story centers on the biblical Adam who trails Eve to modern-day New York after they have a lover's quarrel that he finds to be set up by Satan. While names to star and direct have not yet been revealed, it is confirmed that Scott Rudin will be in charge to produce the project.
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Jane O'Brien Wishing Upon the "Stars"

June 05, 2007 03:03:58 GMT

Answering the calling for the big screen, TV writer/producer Jane O'Brien has given her agreement to pen the script of New Line Cinema's "In the Stars", The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

An adaptation of Eileen Cook's novel of the same name, the comedy focuses on a woman dumped by her boyfriend who poses as a psychic to give his new girlfriend a fake reading designed to break them up. As her readings unexpectedly do a lot more than she could have predicted, the woman finds herself caught up in rising stardom and in need to figure out where the answers to her own life questions lie.
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Paris Hilton Was Easy to Work with on Her First Day in Jail

June 05, 2007 02:45:28 GMT

Paris Hilton has completed her first day serving her probation sentence. Checked in on the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday June 3rd, just hours after she enjoyed her time at the MTV Movie Awards, the other inmates learned her being there at around 7 a.m.

Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore revealed Paris was easy to work with, saying "Her demeanor was helpful. She was focused, she was cooperative." Detailing on her being in there, it is said that the socialite is placed in the "special needs" unit of the 13-year-old jail, separate from most of its 2,200 inmates. The unit, contains 12 two-person cells, reserved for police officers, public officials, celebrities and other high-profile inmates.
 
 
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