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June 09, 2007

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New Line Alleged for Breaching "Lord of the Rings" Contract

June 09, 2007 08:45:32 GMT

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Not yet done with the dispute against acclaimed filmmaker Peter Jackson, New Line Cinema now has to face another lawsuit concerning profits drawn from the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Fifteen New Zealand-based actors showing up in various appearances throughout the course of the films have carried legal action against the studio, claiming they have been ripped off of their cut in an estimated $100 million in profits from the sales of movie merchandise, their attorney Henry Gradstein said Wednesday, June 13.
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Deluxe CD from Bullet For My Valentine

June 09, 2007 07:56:00 GMT

While waiting for the new studio album to be completed, Bullet For My Valentine is releasing a deluxe edition of their 2006 album "The Poison".

In the specially packaged edition, the band includes 13 tracks from the original album plus another four songs that went unreleased in U.S. Not only stopping there, a DVD containing live concert footage and their music videos will also be included in the package. The release date to this deluxe edition is set on June 12.
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Official "Phoenix" Site Presents Death Eater Art

June 09, 2007 07:37:54 GMT

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Consistent in entertaining all fans of "Harry Potter" around the world, Warner Bros. Pictures has made an update to the official site of the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

Here visitors are presented with new page called "Death Eater Art" where they can create their own masks and share the works with the world. Those eager to join in are advised to download the 'Death Eater Art Kit' containing useful items in creating the masks to then post them on the site to be rated or even downloaded.
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No Worries, Black Eyed Peas Still Here

June 09, 2007 07:32:41 GMT


Increasing worry among fans with their respective successful solo careers, will.i.am apl.de.ap, Taboo and Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie are forming together again as Black Eyed Peas. The group tells fans to keep on crossing finger for a new album next year.

Speaking on behalf of the band, Fergie who has the most and apparent success in career so far, confirms that she isn't leaving the band. She said, "We don't have an album yet, a Black Eyed Peas album. We haven't had time; everybody's been constantly working, as we always do. But we will have an album. We're not going away."
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"Borat" Sued Again

June 09, 2007 07:15:15 GMT

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After some period of peace, trouble once more afflicts Sacha Baron Cohen -starrer "Borat" as a man from New York is conducting legal action against the hit mockumentary comedy's distributor 20th Century Fox.

Anonymously identified as John Doe, the man placed a lawsuit to federal court in Manhattan last week over the scene in which he is seen "fleeing in apparent terror, screaming for Mr. Cohen to 'go away." Looking for unspecified damages, Doe accuses the filmmakers to use his likeness without consent which causes him emotional damage that he continues to suffer.
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Boyzone, a Tour Before Curtain's Drawn


June 09, 2007 07:13:47 GMT

Before calling the curtain down, Irish boy band Boyzone will have one last tour. The news is coming from member Stephen Gately who remembers the band's "promise".

Gately said, "We always promised the fans a farewell tour and we're hoping that will take place next year. It's really a case of working out when the five of us can get on stage at the same time. Take That certainly did well out of a reunion tour."
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Al Pacino Took Home an AFI Honor

June 09, 2007 07:10:05 GMT


Adding another prestigious prize into his collection of trophies, Al Pacino was overwhelmed with emotion upon being bestowed this year's American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award at a gala reception held in Hollywood's Kodak Theatre Thursday night June 7.

"It means so many things to be honored like this," the veteran actor said gratefully. "It feels great."
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Look for Online "Captivity" Clips

June 09, 2007 06:47:09 GMT

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Counting days to its release on July 13 this year, filmmakers of "Captivity" have smoothly submitted both the trailer and teaser to AceShowbiz.

Directed by Roland Joffe from script written by Larry Cohen and Joseph Tura, "Captivity" centers on a man and a woman who are awaken to find themselves captured in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them psychologically mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed. Pic is produced at After Dark Films with Lionsgate Films holding the distribution rights.
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No Doubt Heading Back to the Studio

June 09, 2007 06:42:49 GMT


With numerous songs bubbling over the edge and waiting to be worked up, No Doubt get on full gear for a new album this year. Starting from next week, the band that went to hiatus in 2004 will enter the studio to accumulate new materials minus lead singer Gwen Stefani.

"The three of us are going to lay down some songs with music only," said drummer Adrian Young in understanding to Gwen Stefani's hectic solo schedule. "When she gets done with the tour we'll all be able to do it. We've probably got four albums worth of ideas demoed. We've been together since 1987 and we never took a break until three summers ago. Now the break's been pretty long, so I think we're not burning anymore. It's kind of nice to be hungry again."
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Bon Jovi Attaches Digital Album with Tickets

June 09, 2007 06:12:40 GMT


Bon Jovi's show for the opening of Prudential Center in Newark, NJ is combined with the highly anticipated album "Lost Highway". In what could be considered a lethal blend, the tickets to the show can be purchased early along with digital iTunes copy of the album.

Exclusively for American Express car holders, purchasing of the tickets is placed the earliest on June 12. For every ticket purchased, a code is given out by Ticketmaster to access the download of the album through iTunes starting from the official release date on June 19. The non-card holder will get the same privilege starting from June 15 to June 22. Those who would like to buy the ticket to the October 25 show without the digital album can then get it on June 23.
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George Michael Bound to Do Community Service for Drug-Driving

June 09, 2007 06:00:58 GMT


George Michael sure has the reason to smile as he went outside London's Brent magistrates court Friday, June 8, 2007.

Yes, the "Faith" singer finally can escape the jail time that has threatened him since being found driving under the influence of drugs last October. A British judge has eventually ruled that he is obliged to perform one hundred hours of community service over the next twelve months for the misdemeanor.
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"Shoot 'Em Up" Sequel Planned

June 09, 2007 04:44:38 GMT

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The original is not yet come up to the surface until September 7 this year, but a sequel is already prepared on the card to get it made.

Writer-director Michael Davis has revealed to ComingSoon.net yesterday, June 8 that he is up for a follow-up to the upcoming "Shoot 'Em Up" and even already has a script which he intends to submit to New Line Cinema sometime this summer.
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The "Unstoppable" Martin Campbell

June 09, 2007 04:14:38 GMT

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Set to score another accolade in his next effort after the praise he received through "Casino Royale", Martin Campbell is reported to hold negotiations to direct a dramatic feature titled "Unstoppable" for 20th Century Fox.

Written by "Live Free or Die Hard" scribe Mark Bomback, pic revolves around an engineer and his conductor who are in a race against time as they chase a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals to bring it under control before it derails on a curve and causes a toxic spill that will decimate a town.
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Just Married, Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott


June 09, 2007 04:05:32 GMT


Finally can pronounced themselves husband and wife from now on, Hollywood couple Claire Forlani and Dougray Scott happily exchanged marriage vows in a private ceremony in Italy on Friday, June 8, 2007.

Holding the reception at her family's country home in Pievebovigliana, Forlani, dressed in a custom-made strapless gown designed by Junko Yoshioka, was presented with a wedding ring Scott himself designed especially for her.
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Steve Miner Gets a "Major Movie Star" for His Film

June 09, 2007 03:43:38 GMT

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Primarily known for making horror flicks, Steve Miner is now heading to a very contrasting genre for his next directorial film stint. That's right, the Westport-born filmmaker has agreed to helm comedy movie "Major Movie Star" that Millennium Films is preparing for Jessica Simpson to topline.

Story concerns a pampered star who boldly enrolls in the Marines to win approval from a producer and a studio who considers her unsuitable for an upcoming military-themed movie. Though she instantly realizes that her decision is a mistake upon arriving at Camp Pendleton, she determines to persist so she won't let her country down.
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Paris Hilton Ordered Back to Jail

June 09, 2007 03:35:22 GMT


The taste of freedom turns out to be short-lived for Paris Hilton.

Just one day after leaving California's Century Regional Detention Facility, the hotel heiress had to go behind bars again as Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael T. Sauer ruled on Friday, June 8 that she is "remanded to county jail to serve the remainder of her 45-day sentence."
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Tea Leoni Is "Ghost Town" Resident

June 09, 2007 02:56:56 GMT


Filling in the leading lady part, Tea Leoni has given her commitment to star in romantic comedy "Ghost Town (2009)" for DreamWorks Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment, Variety has revealed.

Thereby joining Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear, the striking actress will portray the wife of Kinnear's character, a deceased businessman turning into a ghost. Meanwhile, Gervais has been billed as a misanthropic dentist haunted by Kinnear for being able to see specters after being dead for seven minutes during a colonoscopy.
 
 
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