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July 10, 2007

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Leonard Nimoy Is "Star Trek" Crew?

July 10, 2007 09:22:24 GMT

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Taking off another layer covering the highly-anticipated "Star Trek", William Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in the classic small screen installment and its past big-screen incarnations, has brought in a surprising tidbit confirming that his former co-star Leonard Nimoy will be featured in the movie while he is not.

Revealing the news through a video posted on his ShatnerVision, Shatner recalled, "There's a Star Trek movie and I called Leonard. I said, 'Leonard, have you heard?' He said, 'Yes, I have.' I said, 'What do you mean?' He said, 'I've read the script.' I said, 'Is it a good script?' He says, 'Yeah.' I said, 'Am I in it?' And there was a pause. He said no and then he began to laugh. I went through the phone as I grabbed him by the throat. He's in it. I'm not in it."
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Shannen Doherty Is Suiting Up for a "Christmas Caper"


July 10, 2007 09:20:30 GMT


Christmas is still months away, but Shannen Doherty has had a brilliant idea on what to do that day, literally. The film actress and TV director, best known for her acting as Prue Halliwell in the TV series "Charmed", is teaming up with the ABC Family channel for a new project.

Shannen reportedly has signed on to star as the lead role in the network's forthcoming holiday film, "Christmas Caper". The TV movie will see the beauty portraying the role of Kate Dove, a professional thief who retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas.
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Beyonce Paid Injured Fans a Visit in Hospital


July 10, 2007 09:17:01 GMT


It turns out that two concert goers who were injured in one of Beyonce Knowles' gigs are not so unlucky after all. The diva paid the unnamed fans a visit in the hospital in a very secretive arrangement to spend a quality time with them.

The two fans who attended Beyonce's show had minor injuries after fireworks found its way to the audience spot with Beyonce witnessing all. The singer has since described the moment as very "unfortunate".
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Jonah Hill Sunk Deep in His "Imagination"

July 10, 2007 08:50:16 GMT


Recently ditching rumors of his involvement in Zack Snyder's "Watchmen", Jonah Hill apparently has another plan in mind to continue working on his career.

The "Knocked Up" star has revealed to MTV that he is reuniting with the flick's producer/co-writer/director Judd Apatow to produce together a new comedic feature entitled "Pure Imagination" which he is also set to star in and pen the screenplay.
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Halle Berry Is the World's Most Fabulous 40-Something Celebrity

July 10, 2007 08:30:55 GMT


Age seems to leave no mark on Halle Berry. The movie beauty is chosen the World's Most Fabulous 40-Something Celebrity by In Touch Weekly magazine in its latest poll.

With her glowing skin, flat belly and guitar curves, Berry is credited to have "evolved into this woman that feels very confident in who she is" so said the magazine's editors.
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More Stars Added to 2007 Bumbershoot Fest

July 10, 2007 08:26:22 GMT


More exciting artists are being lined-up for the highly anticipated 2007 Bumbershoot Festival. Joining Joss Stone, Kings of Leon and Gym Class Heroes are Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie, John Legend, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, +44 and Tokyo Police Club.

The festival that will be held in Seattle three days in a row starting from Sept 1 will also announced its new acts such as The Apples in Stereo, Menomena, Bouncing Souls, Fleet Foxes, Head Automatica and many more.
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Nicole Kidman Vacationing in "Monte Carlo"

July 10, 2007 08:07:16 GMT


Moving from one film genre to another, Nicole Kidman is now setting her eyes on that of romantic comedy genre as she has just been reported to get attached to both star in and produce "Monte Carlo", which Fox 2000 and New Regency are co-financing.

Adapted from Jules Bass' novel "Headhunters", the project follows three Midwestern schoolteachers as they ditch a disappointing no-frills holiday in Paris and pose as wealthy women vacationing in Monaco. Accompanying Kidman on the producer's seat will be Rick Schwartz, who previously executive produced the actress' 2003 vehicle "The Human Stain."
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Lionel Richie Doesn't Know If He's Going to Be Grandpa

July 10, 2007 07:58:46 GMT


He addressed Nicole Richie's DUI case that could send her to jail as merely "an unfortunate", but when being asked on her pregnancy, Lionel Richie claimed he knows nothing about that.

Meeting up with People after his performance Saturday night July 7th at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, the R&B star told the publication, "Grandpa, man, that's wild. I don't know if I'm going to be grandpa, I don't know if I'm ready to be called grandpa."
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Maroon 5 Brings Second Set in Fall Tour

July 10, 2007 07:42:02 GMT


Maroon 5 will finally bring their new record to North America. The five-piece band will hit arenas this fall to promote their latest effort "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" that peaked at #1 in Billboard Hot 200 in the first week of its release.

"We can't wait to get out on the road and perform in arenas. This tour will have something for everyone, new and old fans alike, with our new music mixed with some of our earlier hits," said frontman Adam Levine.
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The "Wind" Blows Hard at Universal

July 10, 2007 07:33:01 GMT


Setting up a touching drama, Universal Pictures is about to develop a new film feature titled "Gone Like the Wind" based on the Buzz Bissinger article for the August issue of Vanity Fair of which rights it has successfully optioned.

Telling about the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro that bolted out of the gate and almost immediately shattered one of its rear forelegs, the article concerns the attempts made by the horse's owners Gretchen and Roy Jackson, trainer Michael Matz, and veterinary surgeon Dean Richardson to come up with a humane way to stabilize the injury and keep the horse alive.
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Harry Potter Trio Leaves Their Prints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

July 10, 2007 07:16:39 GMT


Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, and Rupert Grint are the latests actors leaving their hand, foot and wand prints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood Sunday July 8th.

The threesome were introduced to hundreds of fans attending the event by Harry Potter producer David Heyman, who at that time said, "This is amazing. When I first read this first book which wasn't called "The Sorcerer's Stone" it was called "Harry Potter and Philosopher's Stone" in England, I most certainly had no idea that we'd be standing here having made five films and Dan, Rupert and Emma would be honored in this amazing way by putting their hands, feet and, yes, their wands in this place. This tradition goes back to 1929 I believe, and it's an amazing, amazing thing, so we're all really excited."
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Ludacris Dropping Third DTP Compilation


July 10, 2007 07:14:45 GMT


Ludacris and his Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP) family will release the third compilation album on August 28. "Strength in Numbers" presents 12 brand new tracks that will span collaboration from the label's artists such as Ludacris himself, Lil Wayne, Chingy and Bobby V.

Two singles have been pulled out to roam U.S radios this week. "Duffle Bag Boy" by Playaz Circle feat Lil Wayne hits air July 23 and will be followed by second single "Celebrity Chick" that boast collaboration among Ludacris, Chingy, Steph Jones, and Small World.
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Miley Cyrus Prepping "Hannah Montana" Movie


July 10, 2007 06:52:02 GMT


Obviously aiming to place her feet deeper in the big screen industry, Miley Cyrus has opened up a great scoop to MTV News saying she is attempting to develop a movie version of "Hannah Montana", the Disney Channel's hit series which has catapulted her to vast popularity across the globe.

"Now we're figuring out ideas for the 'Hannah Montana' movie," the starlet told the site Sunday, July 8. "And yes, it's for the theaters, so hopefully I'll see you there."
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A Double CD for The Cure's 13th Record?

July 10, 2007 06:32:39 GMT


The Cure might have a double album for the price of one for their next album. Frontman Robert Smith is still considering to put his remix and other's in a single package but not making it for a commercial purpose.

Smith told Billboard magazine, “What will probably happen is that a double album will come out like a limited edition, mixed by me, a single-disc version, which I assume will be primarily chosen by the label, might get mixed by someone else in order to have a different thing."
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Nikki Sixx to Debut His New Band

July 10, 2007 06:08:43 GMT


Motley Crue's bassist Nikki Sixx will launch his new band Sixx: A.M. on July 16th in Los Angeles. Not spilling any clue of its members, Nikki will only allow 150 people to witness their debut.

The band will play at Crash Mansion, at 9 A.M. and admission will be based on a first-come-first-served. Those who would like to attend must go through some steps set as a condition.
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The All Grown Up Harry Potter Won't Date an Actress

July 10, 2007 06:08:14 GMT


Daniel Radcliffe, the young British actor best known for playing school-aged wizard Harry Potter in the "Harry Potter" films, graces the cover of Details magazine's August issue. He looks much older than his age, yet hotter than ever. In an interview with the publication, he among others reveals his grown-up image and future date.

Once during the interview, Radcliffe who's turning 18th on July 23rd shares his intention to have a more mature image than that people attached to him as he played the role of Harry Potter. That's the reason why he agreed to appear nude in the London production of "Equus." It is understandable then when he says, "It's very important that I continue to do things like Equus and continue to branch out."
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"Shrek the Third" Takes in $640 Million Worldwide

July 10, 2007 05:19:11 GMT

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Succeeded in becoming the largest domestic debut ever for an animated film, "Shrek The Third" appears to be unstoppable indeed in drawing a huge pile of cash into its pocket since its theatrical release in May.

Remains strong despite the arrivals of several other blockbuster titles, the DreamWorks Animation production has smoothly managed to collect an estimated $35 million weekend take from 6,114 locations across 53 territories to raise its international gross to $324 million. Combining that with the current U.S. box office total of $316 million, its cumulative worldwide tally now superbly stands at $640 million for sure.
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Avenged Sevenfold to Release Self-Produced LP


July 10, 2007 05:14:54 GMT


Failed to get producer Rob Cavallo's hands on their new LP, Avenged Sevenfold took over the entire production themselves. The result? A head-banging-must-be with groove driven melody.

The album that will be the follow up of Gold certified "City of Evil" (2005) initially was about to be Rob's project but the producer, who was behind My Chemical Romance's successful set "The Black Parade", was too busy working on Kid Rock's album and had to let it pass. Avenged then "couldn't wait" and handed a demo to their label Warner Bros. which eventually approved them on self-producing.
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Sienna Miller Is in Love with Someone, But Not P. Diddy


July 10, 2007 04:57:58 GMT


Stayed mum on her much reported affair with rap mogul P. Diddy, Sienna Miller at last breaks her silence, insisting she's just a close friend of the music mogul.

Sienna and Diddy were photographed partying together recently, thus prompted rumors they're dating. The actress, to make matter worse, also is claimed to have played a part in the rap star's split with his longtime girlfriend Kim Porter, who mothering his three children.
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"1-18-08" Teaser Trailer Hits the Web

July 10, 2007 04:35:07 GMT


Feeding the moviegoers with curiosity over J.J. Abrams' secretive film project "1-18-08", formerly known as "Cloverfield", Paramount Pictures as the studio producing the flick has finally brought online the teaser trailer for the monster movie on the net.

Placed on Apple.com, the clip can be seen in either standard or high definition format, the former one being available in small, medium, and large size. Not much is known about the story except for a slight hint about the creature through a piece of dialogue saying "I saw it, it's alive, it's huge!"
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50 Cent and Ciara Caught Enjoying a Romantic Dinner


July 10, 2007 04:11:11 GMT


50 Cent and Ciara are lovers. Let us not jump to conclusion so fast and just see what the future brings.

The rapper and R&B singer have worked together on her song "Can't Leave 'Em Alone." But it turns out that the twosome has more than just a professional relationship. Talk is heating up that they are dating.
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Billy Crudup Seized by "Watchmen"?

July 10, 2007 03:58:16 GMT


In the middle of heavy speculations on Jason Patric being up for the role of Dr. Manhattan in Zack Snyder's "Watchmen", CHUD has surprisingly obtained scoop from a very reliable source stating a different actor has been signed to play the character instead.

The site claims that the one landing the coveted part is New York-born thesp Billy Crudup, widely known for his performance in Cameron Crowe's 2000 effort "Almost Famous" which won the filmmaker an Oscar for best original screenplay in 2001.
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"Victoria Beckham, the Normal Girl from London, Coming to America"

July 10, 2007 03:28:18 GMT


Notwithstanding with media abuzz concerning her every move, Victoria Adams stays humble, claimed in a telephone interview Monday July 9th, she's "just a normal girl from London" who happens to be "living quite a surreal life" with her soccer star husband David Beckham and their three young sons, Brooklyn Joseph, Romeo James, and Cruz David.

"It's funny. People really get to see what I'm really like. I have quite a dry sense of humor, which I hope is going to translate to Americans," the Posh Spice was overheard saying over the phone. "I'm incredibly blessed and I wanted to show that to everybody."
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"Skating with Celebrities" Ice Queen Jillian Barberie Has a Baby Girl


July 10, 2007 02:55:07 GMT


Jillian Barberie is now a mother. The Canadian actress and television hostess gave birth to a baby girl Friday July 6th in Los Angeles.

The infant, named Ruby Raven Reynolds, is the first child for Barberie and her actor husband Grant Reynolds. Confirming the good news, the beauty tells People that she and Grant "are overjoyed, ecstatic and so in love."
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Upmarket Fashion Label Burberry Dumped Kate Moss


July 10, 2007 02:20:34 GMT


Is it the beginning of the end for Kate Moss' modeling career? The iconic English supermodel and fashion designer is facing tough moments in her career as she's just been dumped by upmarket fashion label Burberry.

Moss, who just days ago being dropped as the face of lingerie line Agent Provocateur, has been dropped by the fashion label from their latest advertising campaign in favor of younger British faces. Burberry bosses have revealed that their next campaign will feature models who are more than ten years younger than Kate who is 33 years old.
 
 
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