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June 28, 2007

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Portia de Rossi Goes Lesbian on "Nip/Tuck"

June 28, 2007 09:19:38 GMT


A lesbian in real life, Portia de Rossi will surely play her best in the upcoming fifth season of FX's "Nip/Tuck."

The Australian actress, who is best known for her role as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series "Ally McBeal," will join the cast of the drama, portraying a manipulative lesbian mom whose teen daughter wants to have plastic surgery.
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Lily Allen Kicking Off with 2nd Set Work

June 28, 2007 08:59:39 GMT

Successful with her debut album, Lily Allen spares no time to wait her charm rubs off. The open-minded singer is gearing second album with “Alright, Still” producer duo Future Cut again.

"I actually have an apartment in New York, and I've been there trying to record,” Allen said. “I've been working with Future Cut again, and we've come up with some ideas, it's just not really there yet.”
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Angelina Jolie Involved in "Topkapi Affair"?

June 28, 2007 08:58:45 GMT


It's been quite a long time since Pierce Brosnan has been confirmed to be the male lead in "The Topkapi Affair" yet until now there is no sign on the female star to accompany him. Regarding this matter, Moviehole has surprisingly thrown out words saying an offer has gone to Angelina Jolie to take in the part.

With Rene Russo not returning for the project, the site seems rather confident that it is "going to hit the trades any second now" despite Jolie's recent statement on her intention to take a year off from acting to spend time with her family after filming "The Changeling" for Universal Pictures.
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Australian Prosecutors Dropped Nicole Kidman Spy Case

June 28, 2007 08:53:40 GMT


The case is closed on Nicole Kidman's 2005 spy case as Australian prosecutors have on Thursday June 28th dropped charges against a paparazzi photographer accused of planting a bugging device outside the star's Sydney mansion.

Jamie Fawcett, who'd been accused of planting a listening device outside Kidman's house in the harbourside suburb of Darling Point in January 2005, was very happy with the decision, telling reporters "It was a very narrow investigation that once again targeted the photographers at a scene and I felt that was perhaps unfair."
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Jay-Z's 40/40 Club Sued for Playing Music Without Paying Royalties

June 28, 2007 08:29:41 GMT


Jay-Z's New York nightclub 40/40 is hit with a federal lawsuit over allegation of breaking music licensing laws.

Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) filed a lawsuit on behalf of such famous musicians, as Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, and Kanye West, claiming 40/40 club played songs without proper licensing.
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More to Board "Watchmen"?

June 28, 2007 08:17:13 GMT


Here comes the latest buzz on the possible cast lineup for "Watchmen." FilmIck.co.uk has brought in a tidbit claiming a handful of names are being touted to round out the list, which "Hard Candy" star Patrick Wilson is negotiating to join in.

Advising to take the scoop with a grain of salt for now, the site informed that Oscar nominee Kate Winslet is in the line for the role of Silk Spectre while her fellow actresses such as Virginia Madsen and Gretchen Mol are being considered to be Sally Jupiter and Janey Slater, respectively.
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Arielle Kebbel and Emily Browning Become "Sisters"


June 28, 2007 08:10:50 GMT


The latest names to get submitted into the list, Arielle Kebbel and Emily Browning have both agreed to be part of the cast lineup of DreamWorks Pictures' "A Tale of Two Sisters", Variety has informed.

A remake of the 2003 Korean horror feature "Janghwa, Hongryeon", project concerns two sisters who return home to their father after spending time in a mental institution but have their recovery hindered due to their cruel, obsessive stepmother and an interfering ghost. Playing the father will be David Strathairn while Elizabeth Banks is set to portray the stepmother.
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Courtney Thorne-Smith to Become a First-Time Mother

June 28, 2007 07:42:11 GMT


Courtney Thorne-Smith is carrying a bun in the oven and celebrating after learning she's about to become a first-time mother.

The American actress, notable for playing the role of Alison Parker on the nighttime drama "Melrose Place" from 1992-1997, is expecting her first child ever with business husband Roger Fishman.
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Ryan Gosling Piles Up the "Bones"

June 28, 2007 07:31:02 GMT


Casting process on "The Lovely Bones" seems to go smoothly enough as filmmakers of the project have successfully enticed another top-notch talent to join in.

Variety has reported that Canadian thesp Ryan Gosling has been signed to accompany Rachel Weisz in the DreamWorks Pictures-produced drama flick and will play the father of a girl named Susie Salmon who has been murdered and watches over her family -- and her killer -- from heaven. Meanwhile, Weisz has already been billed to portray the girl's mother.
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Paris Hilton, the $1 Million Business Guru

June 28, 2007 06:52:31 GMT


Paris Hilton would like to add one new career into her resume, business guru. The socialite and reality TV star has been offered a $1 million payment to become American self-help group The Learning Annex's speaker, teaching people "How to Build Your Brand".

The Learning Annex President and Founder Bill Zanker confirmed the offer, telling the New York Post newspaper, "We just sent over the offer to her this morning, and I think there's a good chance she'd do it. She's a brilliant entrepreneur. I believe she can offer her knowledge and give back to other entrepreneurs. She's obviously brilliant, and my students would love her."
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Elisha Cuthbert Clashes with "The Six Wives of Henry Lefay"

June 28, 2007 06:50:47 GMT


What a hectic schedule Canadian starlet Elisha Cuthbert is carrying out this year. Informing she is wrapping up ADR on Gold Circle Films' "My Sassy Girl" to ComingSoon.net on the press circuit for "Captivity", the beauty also told the site that she will next move to another film project featuring comedian Tim Allen.

"It's called 'The Six Wives of Henry Lefay,'" she openly revealed. "It's this quirky comedy about this girl, my character, whose father dies and she has to wrangle the six wives, they all want him buried a certain way and she just goes through the ringer. It starts this August in Connecticut."
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Jessica Simpson to Launch Fragrance and Swimwear Line

June 28, 2007 06:03:32 GMT


When Jessica Simpson does something, she always does it in the biggest way possible. And this time on, she goes double, launching a new fragrance line and bikini line, which she reportedly helps designed.

As of the perfume, the singer-actress signed a global licensing agreement with perfume and beauty products maker Parlux Fragrances Inc. and consulting company Camuto Group to have the scent debuted in July 2008 in the U.S. and hit the market internationally soon thereafter.
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The Killers Declining Next Glastonbury Slot

June 28, 2007 05:56:34 GMT


Rock outfit The Killers that became one of the highly anticipated acts in this year's Glastonbury Festival said that they would never play in the event again. Not that they had a bad experience but rather a fear that they won't come as good.

Frontman Brandon Flowers said in a statement, "This will probably be the last time we play here. You only get one real shot at it and this is ours.” However, the band confirmed that they won't be absent from the festival forever. “If we ever come back, we'll be The Who's age.”
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The Used Stops Touring for Health Reason

June 28, 2007 05:56:13 GMT


The Used has to scrap off the rest of their June and July shows after a node on vocalist Bert McCracken's throat was discovered. Doctor has ordered him to undergo a surgery and rest his vocal for a while before using it again.

McCraken's rest will resume for one month starting from July and that means the band should be good to go by September. Representing the lots, guitarist Quinn Allman said, “The band is incredibly disappointed but we promise to return to touring in the USA in early September with headlining dates."
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Bradley Cooper Is "Steve"

June 28, 2007 05:11:07 GMT


Not hesitant to continue polishing his comedic skill on the big screen in the wake of 2005's hit "Wedding Crashers", Bradley Cooper has signed on to play the titular character in Fox 2000's "All About Steve" opposite Sandra Bullock.

Written by Kim Barker, the flick concerns an eccentric, brilliant crossword puzzle fanatic, played by Bullock, who comes to a decision that Cooper's character, a TV news cameraman, is her true love after dating him on only one date. Trying to convince the guy they are perfect for each other, she recklessly trail him as he carries out his work hither and yon, crisscrossing the country while turning up at media events in her effort to do so.
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Victoria Adams in Talks to Star in "Ugly Betty"

June 28, 2007 05:07:01 GMT


Victoria Adams is getting "ugly", literally. The former Spice Girl reportedly is being attached to star in an episode of the hit TV series "Ugly Betty".

While there has yet any official confirmation from the show's producers, actor Eric Mabius, who plays Mode's editor in chief Daniel Meade in the series, let slip details concerning the speculation.
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The All-American Rejects Fill Summer with Album Work

June 28, 2007 04:47:44 GMT


Completing the promotional tour for “Move Along”, The All-American Rejects has little time to rest before heading to the studio for the work on their new album. The stage they are in, “a handful of songs”.

Frontman Tyson Ritters disclosed the ways he gathered the materials, "All I do is cruise around, listening to oldies, to some good ol' Motown, so stuff like that is sort of shaping what we've been writing. And we're looking at a ballad we wrote for the last Gwen Stefani album that she didn't use. We might revisit that one."
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Willem Dafoe Besieged by the "Daybreakers"

June 28, 2007 04:41:48 GMT


Spilling the beans about his next project "Daybreakers", Ethan Hawke revealed to Star Pulse News that two-time Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe has joined him and Sam Neill in the cast of the futuristic vampire flick.

"Willem Dafoe and I are duelling vampires," so Hawk informed. "It's really dark and weird and everybody's sucking each other's blood."
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Justin Timberlake Eyeing Collaboration with Coldplay

June 28, 2007 04:19:40 GMT


Justin Timberlake, who fancies collaboration from fellow musicians, has landed his choice to Coldplay. The pop singer is excited on the chance to work with the British band.

"Coldplay are the modern Beatles,” said Justin. “So I'd love to do a duet with them--especially Chris Martin."
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More Listed for the 2007 TIFF

June 28, 2007 04:17:57 GMT


In the follow-up to the previously-reported flicks set to be presented at the 32nd annual Toronto International Film Festival, a series of big screen titles have been announced on Tuesday, June 26 to complete the lineup for the event, slated to spin on September 6 - 15 this year.

For the Vanguard section, the organizers list in UK/Australia production of "Control", Spain's "The Orphanage", plus two French movies "Naissance Des Pieuvres" ("Water Lilies") and "Les Chansons D'Amour." Meanwhile, documentary flick "The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories", a collaborative production of USA, Bulgaria, and Germany, is submitted into the Real to Reel slot.
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"I Have a New Outlook on Life", Paris Hilton Tells Larry King

June 28, 2007 04:10:09 GMT


Dressed in a classy and mature dress, Paris Hilton made her way into CNN's "Larry King" on Wednesday, told the host about her time in jail, her new motto, and how jail sentence has changed her life in whole.

Claimed her time in jail as "traumatic experience", Paris admitted she's "been a little immature in the past and made some wrong choices. But they made me who I am today. I felt like this is a new beginning for me. There's just so much more to me than what people think."
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Music Stars Heading to Fashion Rocks Fest

June 28, 2007 03:57:58 GMT


Avril Lavigne, Alicia Keys, Fall Out Boy, Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Lopez, Aerosmith and Santana will draw the thin line between fashion and music. The star-studded line up will appear at the fourth annual Fashion Rocks event.

Just like previous years, the event is presented during New York Fashion Week. Tapped as the host this year is “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven who will lead the night at Radio City Music Hall on September 6. CBS will then pack it to two-hour special that will air the following night.
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Yeah! Usher and Fiancee Expecting First Child

June 28, 2007 03:43:50 GMT


It's another first for Usher that he's going to be a dad. The R&B icon and his stylist fiancee Tameka Foster are expecting their first child together, it has been confirmed.

The happy couple released a statement to the Associated Press Wednesday June 27th, saying "We are extremely excited at this point in our lives planning our wedding and the joy that comes with expecting our first child together. We hope people will be happy for us and respect our privacy during this happy period in our lives."
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Paris Hilton's Tell-All Interview with People

June 28, 2007 02:27:15 GMT


Prior to her scheduled interview with Larry King on CNN Wednesday night June 27th at 9 p.m. ET, the now free Paris Hilton sat with People magazine's Jess Cagle and Elizabeth Leonard for an exclusive interview concerning her recent stay at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, Calif.

Spills the bean on her jail sentence, Paris during the exclusive interview and photo shoot also reveals the medical problems that led her to be sentenced to home detention, telling the publication she was "in the fetal position, basically in hysterics" and "having severe anxiety and panic attacks" during her first few days in jail.
 
 
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