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July 19, 2007

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"Porno" Helmer Desperate to Have Rosario Dawson In

July 19, 2007 09:18:12 GMT


Gearing up for his next movie project "Zack and Miri Make a Porno", New Jersey-based filmmaker Kevin Smith has pointed out to MTV that he is keen to board the flick with his "Clerks II" star Rosario Dawson in it.

"I wrote [the role of Miri] for Rosario Dawson," so he confessed. "I'd be kind of flabbergasted if she didn't do it."
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Lenny Kravitz Comes Double in 2008

July 19, 2007 08:34:18 GMT


Three years not releasing any album apparently has given enough time for Lenny Kravitz to work on two pieces. The rock singer will release not only one album next year but two at a relatively short interval.

Kravitz's will first release "It Is Time for a Love Revolution" in February 2008 before having the second one "Funk" shortly after. Both will be the follow up of "Baptism" (2004), an album that reached #14 in Billboard Hot 200 chart and was certified Gold. No further details regarding the two new albums have been unveiled.
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Walden Media Bringing Up Surfing Tale

July 19, 2007 08:34:07 GMT


Appears to take a break from fantasy genre, Walden Media is on the move to develop an adventure movie that is set against the backdrop of Maverick's, home to one of the largest and most dangerous surf breaks on the planet, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Story will be based on the true events experienced by surfing prodigy Jay Moriarity, who, during his teens, took on the waves at Northern California surfing jewel Maverick's, where the winter swells pull in waves five stories tall. Prodding wise surfing elder Rick "Frosty" Hesson to prepare him, he finally put by the local legend through a program of intense physical training.
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Cameron Fay Evokes Laughs at Universal


July 19, 2007 08:32:51 GMT


Working on his second big screen project for Universal Pictures, 25-year-old filmmaker Cameron Fay reportedly is in charge to both write and direct a comedy pitch of his of which rights have been secured by the studio.

Little is known about the untitled project since plot details are being kept tightly under wraps, but it is learned that the flick will be a relationship comedy and produced by Mary Parent and Scott Stuber via their Stuber/Parent shingle. Overseeing the film for the company is Alexa Faigen while Scott Bernstein and Maradith Frenkel are both overseeing for Universal.
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Usher Seeking to Shut UsherForever Down

July 19, 2007 08:27:38 GMT


This just in, Usher is seeking to shut down one of his most popular fansites, UsherForever because the woman behind the site, Erika Jackson, doesn't care for his fiancee, Tameka Foster.

Standing by his woman, the R&B star is taking legal action against Erika, claimed her to have been using the site as a forum to badmouth Tameka, who's blamed by many of his fans for the firing of his mother-manager Jonetta Patton as well as for the departure of his press representatives Simone Smalls and Chris Chambers.
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Matthew McConaughey Tops Hollywood "Beach Bums" List

July 19, 2007 07:49:01 GMT


When it comes to Hollywood's Best Bodies, Matthew McConaughey is the winner. And when it comes to the "Most AB-ilicious Stars" Matthew McConaughey is the best. Coming to the "Hottest Bachelors" still Matthew McConaughey is the first. As if those predicates as yet enough for him, the actor adding at least one more status, Hollywood "Beach Bums".

McConaughey who's been photographed shirtless in many occasions while he was exercising on the beach has topped the list of In Touch Weekly magazine's Hollywood "Beach Bums". He is on the No. 1 spot, besting Andy Baldwin who comes 4th on the list.
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Celine Dion Kicking Off Worldwide Tour in South Africa

July 19, 2007 07:43:48 GMT


Off from her three-years contract with Caesar's Palace, Celine Dion is set to kick off in a 2008 worldwide tour. The singer will begin her itinerary in Johannesburg, South Africa which also marks her first gig in the country.

The Johannesburg's concert is set at Coca-Cola Dome on February 14. Leaving the town she will then head to the country's capital city Pretoria on February 16 to 17. According to Billboard, the tour will also take her to Durban, Port Elizabeth and winery Somerset West before sending her to European countries like Belgium, France and Switzerland.
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Ashley Tisdale Takes "Picture"


July 19, 2007 07:29:01 GMT


Set to become the next "High School Musical" cast member who steps into the big screen after Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale has delightfully revealed to MTV News that she is going to make her film debut in "Picture This" which is slated to start filming next month.

"It's a father-daughter movie, about a relationship where the daughter's getting more mature and older, and needing the dad to let go," the beauty explained.
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Breaking News, Paula Abdul Dating Restaurateur J.T. Torregiani

July 19, 2007 07:20:11 GMT


Paula Abdul is back on the dating saddle again. The American Idol judge has in a recent interview with "The Today Show" host Matt Lauer revealed the identity of her new boyfriend, it's restaurateur J.T. Torregiani.

Being asked on her love life during the Wednesday July 18th taping, Paula tend to describe her romantic life as "a horror movie." She admitted to have been dating someone though. "It's looking upwards," so Paula said when being asked on her romance with the new man.
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Athlete Unveils New Album Tracklisting

July 19, 2007 07:09:41 GMT


Releasing the detail of their new album one by one, indie rock act Athlete has just announced the complete tracklisting. "Beyond the Neighbourhood" contains 11 tracks including first single "Hurricane".

Those making the cut in disorderly list are "In Between 2 States", "Hurricane", "Tokyo", "Airport Disco", "It's Not Your Fault", "The Outsiders", "Flying Over Bus-Stops", "Second Hand Stores", "In The Library", "Best Not To Think About", "This Is What I Sound Like".
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The "Truth" Lies Within Rod Lurie

July 19, 2007 06:44:41 GMT


Extending his collaboration with Yari Film Group on the heels of the upcoming "Resurrecting the Champ", Rod Lurie has given his commitment to direct for the studio a new drama feature titled "Nothing But the Truth", which centers on a D.C.-based female newspaper reporter who outs a CIA agent and gets imprisoned for refusing to reveal her source.

Pic is said to parallel the case of Valerie Plame, whose status as a CIA agent was exposed in the media following the publication of a New York Times article written by Ambassador Joe Wilson. Lurie, who also penned the script, is aiming to start production on the flick well ahead of Warner Bros. Pictures' untitled biopic of Plame that Akiva Goldsman is producing.
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The Starting Line Landing "Island" Music Video

July 19, 2007 06:30:20 GMT


Punk band The Starting Line has just finished shooting their music video for "Island". The song is the first single from their new album "Direction" which will be released July 31 via Virgin.

"Island" has been made available for listening on the band's MySpace and PureVolume pages together with title track. "Island" digital download can also be obtained from iTunes music store.
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Eva Longoria and Tony Parker Talk Honeymoon

July 19, 2007 06:22:59 GMT


Newlyweds Eva Longoria and Tony Parker are done with their honeymoon and they end up telling People how do they feel about it. And it seems that both of them have quite a different opinion about it.

As of Eva, she tend to describe her honeymoon as "so romantic", telling People "it was just the two of us. We were completely alone together. We didn't see people for days with the exception of room service bringing us food." Further she said, "It was great to be completely, 100-percent alone."
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Scary Spice Melanie Brown Ready to Marry Stephen Belafonte


July 19, 2007 05:57:41 GMT


The case is closed and Melanie Brown is moving on with her life. The former Spice Girl has moved on from her ex-boyfriend and father of daughter Angel Iris, Eddie Murphy, and is planning to walk down the aisle with her new boyfriend Stephen Belafonte.

Brown split from Murphy last year and has since then begun dating film producer Belafonte. "He's the love of my life and I am going to marry him," the Scary Spice said in a statement, adding that "Stephen's been a godsend. Eddie hasn't been in touch once since I had the baby--it's unbelievable. But Stephen has been a tower of strength."
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Brooks & Dunn Presenting the "Cowboy Town"

July 19, 2007 05:57:22 GMT


While awards for their 2005 effort "Hillbilly DeLuxe" are still warm, country duo Brooks & Dunn are delivering their next treat. "Cowboy Town" will mark their twelfth studio album that arrives October 2 via Arista Nashville.

Speaking on the sound of the record, Ronnie Dunn told Billboard, "This really is kind of like cowboys meet the Rolling Stones. There's a bunch of fun stuff on there. And it sounds different than anything we've ever done."
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Female Celebs Disrobe for Jane Magazine's Annual "Body" Issue

July 19, 2007 04:48:13 GMT


Jane magazine is offering readers a series of sexy snapshots in its upcoming "Body" issue. The publication is treating readers with sexy photos of famous female celebs, including the likes Eva Mendes, Kate Mara, Joss Stone and pregnant Milla Jovovich.

Those ladies have agreed to bare all for the magazine's much anticipated "Body" issue, on newsstands Tuesday July 24th, as an attempt to promote Clothes Off Our Back, a non-profit charity which sells celebrities' gently worn clothing to benefit children's charities.
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Ray Liotta Is Feeling "Blue"

July 19, 2007 04:40:13 GMT


Coming behind Forest Whitaker and Jessica Biel, "Smokin' Aces" star Ray Liotta has signed on to join both actors in the cast lineup of drama flick "Powder Blue", Variety has revealed.

A collaborative production of Eleven Eleven Films, Spirit Dance Entertainment, and Grosvenor Park Media, the project centers on four troubled people - a mortician, a suicidal ex-priest, a stripper, and an ex-con - brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances. Liotta will portray the fourth one, who has been released after a 25-year stretch and reaches out to his long-lost daughter, set to be played by Biel.
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David Banner's New Video "Speaker" Premiered

July 19, 2007 04:31:54 GMT


Rapper David Banner's new single from his fifth studio album has got its video premiered on Yahoo!. The song titled "Speaker" that was initially named "9mm" is the first single pulled out of "The Greatest Story Ever Told".

"Speaker" is Banner's collaboration with Snoop Dogg, Akon and Lil Wayne who have all appeared on the new video. Both the single and the album's release date are yet to be determined.
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The 2007 TIFF to Have an "Emotional" Closing

July 19, 2007 04:11:04 GMT


Stands out among a wide array of film titles set to be presented at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, Canadian dramatic feature "Emotional Arithmetic" has been chosen to be the closing movie for the event, which will take its last turn on September 15, 2007.

"We are proud that the festival now opens and closes with vibrant and high-profile Canadian films," fest co-director Noah Cowan remarked. "The inclusion of this powerful film reflects the robust nature of our industry."
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Taylor Hicks Heads for Davis-Kidd to Sign His "Heart Full of Soul"

July 19, 2007 04:03:44 GMT


Taylor Hicks is playing a very good trick to sell his just-released autobiography, "Heart Full of Soul". The American Idol's 2006 winner is planning for a book-signing at Davis-Kidd Booksellers.

Thanks to his "Snow Patrol" fans that Hicks can at last release the inspirational memoir, chronicles the time preceding his success on American Idol and explains the motivation behind his emergence as a star in the music industry.
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Roger Avary May Not Come to the Next "Hill"

July 19, 2007 03:49:00 GMT


The second installment of "Silent Hill" film series could possibly face major change in its behind-the-scene crew lineup as scribe Roger Avary, who penned the screenplay for the first part, recently indicated his tendency to not reprise his role in the sequel.

Holding an interview with ShockTillYouDrop.com, the Canadian filmmaker clearly pointed out that he would not return to do "Silent Hill 2" should helmer Christophe Gans refuses to take the director's chair for the second time.
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Jennifer Aniston Shops for Baby Clothes with Paul Sculfor

July 19, 2007 03:31:27 GMT


Their separation remains short-lived. Jennifer Aniston and her British boyfriend Paul Sculfor are together again and were spotted shopping for baby clothes at the Petit Tresor boutique in Brentwood, Los Angeles.

If OK! magazine is to be believed, the pair was seen on Tuesday July 17th shopping for baby things at the exclusive boutique. "They were arm in arm. They were acting like a married couple while shopping for various baby-related items like cribs and changing tables," an eyewitness tells the publication.
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Shakira Asked Fiance to Sign Pre-Nuptial Agreement

July 19, 2007 03:06:08 GMT


Shakira apparently learning her best from the many failed marriages that she has asked fiance Antonio de la Rua to sign a prenuptial agreement before they walk down the altar September later this year.

A local newspaper in Argentina called Clarin wrote that the Colombian pop superstar has asked her lawyer fiance to renounce any right to her fortune, should they divorce. "When you're very much in love you have plenty of people giving you advice, and none of them wants to see what happened to Paul McCartney happen to her," the paper reported.
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K-Fed in Talks to Be a DJ

July 19, 2007 02:40:46 GMT


From back up dancer to the husband of a pop superstar. Then gave hand at rapping, but failed Kevin Federline is now keen to be a disc jockey, DJ. Will he make it?

While his ex-wife Britney Spears is in the headlines with her major trust issues, including her comeback album and her feud with momma Lynne just to name a few, K-Fed is taking meetings with radio stations like KIIS FM to be a DJ.
 
 
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