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July 20, 2007

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Britney Spears Secretly Shooting New Music Video

July 20, 2007 09:21:53 GMT


Although it's meant to be a top secret, Britney Spears can't hide the fact that every tiny bit of her move is being scrutinized by the media, especially regarding her pop comeback. The singer has secretly shot her first music video in two years in a Los Angeles warehouse.

One of her dancers even wrote a confirmation on her blog regarding the shooting that started Thursday (July 19). She wrote, “SO…YES…TODAYS THE DAY!!! WERE SHOOTN MISS BRITS 1ST VIDEO OFF HER NEW ALBUM…ITS GOING TO BE HOTTTT!”
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Tori Spelling Selling Her Jewelry Collection

July 20, 2007 08:37:36 GMT


Tori Spelling is branching out, having her name licensed to yet another product, jewelry.

The actress has designed a new jewelry line called "The Tori Spelling Collection," which is about to debut on television retailer HSN on July 24th at 1 a.m. and 8 p.m., as part of the company's 30th anniversary celebration.
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Melissa George Is Held "Captive"

July 20, 2007 08:25:38 GMT


Already undergone a rather hectic schedule this year, Australian actress Melissa George appears to still have plenty of energy in her to take on one more acting stint for her future film credits.

According to Moviehole.net, the former roller skating athlete is preparing to board a new thriller entitled "Captive", which is filming in Canada this month under the direction of Amanda Gusack who also penned the script.
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Five Emptying the "Bottle"

July 20, 2007 08:00:05 GMT


Set to board the same vehicle together, Eliza Dushku, Bill Pullman, Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, and Rachael Taylor are all poised to star in a dramatic feature telling about the birth of the Napa Valley wine industry, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

Titled "Bottle Shock", pic is based on the true story of California's Chateau Montelena winery, which won an international wine-tasting competition and put the region on the vino map. Filming is due to begin August 1 this year in Napa and Sonoma under the direction of Randall Miller who will helm from the script originally penned by Ross Schwartz that he rewrote alongside Jody Savin.
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Kylie Minogue Roping in Madonna's Producer

July 20, 2007 07:59:05 GMT


Kylie Minogue's new album will not only be long-awaited but highly-anticipated also. The Australia native has tied a mutual contract with super producer Stuart Price to helm her record.

Price is the man who got behind Madonna's Grammy winning "Confessions on a Dance Floor" (2005) and many of her singles. He has also worked with P. Diddy, Gwen Stefani and The Killers.
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Bollywood Actress Shilpa Shetty Conferred an Honorary Doctorate

July 20, 2007 07:54:05 GMT


Shilpa Shetty is now Dr. Shilpa Shetty. The Bollywood actress has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Leeds Metropolitan University on Wednesday July 18th for the "dignity and poise" that she showed during the "Celebrity Big Brother" racism row early this year.

"My parents always wanted me to be a graduate and today it has been realized with the Leeds Metropolitan University conferring the degree, Doctor of Arts, on me," said the 32-year-old beauty upon receiving the honor, adding that "I am extremely humbled and honored".
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Catalina Sandino Moreno Joins Soderbergh's Che Guevara Biopic

July 20, 2007 07:30:15 GMT


Bringing more highlight to the international cast of the ambitious project, renowned Colombian actress Catalina Sandino Moreno has given her agreement to take part in "The Argentine" and "Guerrilla", Steven Soderbergh's back-to-back biopic of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Written by Peter Buchman, the project will depict Guevara's life journey from the time he struggled to mobilize popular support in his homeland up to his 1964 visit to New York where he spoke at the United Nations and was celebrated in society circles. Attached to star are Puerto Rican thesp Benicio Del Toro, Britain's Julia Ormond, Germany's Franka Potente, and Cuban Jorge Perugorria as well as Spanish actors Jordi Molla, Oscar Jaenada, and Eduard Fernandez.
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Jon Bon Jovi Doesn't Approve of Mijovi Drink

July 20, 2007 07:04:58 GMT


What a name. But for Jon Bon Jovi name does matter. The rocker doesn't approve of Mijovi energy drink which he claimed sounds similar to his name and might confuse fans. He thus asked the drink maker to change its name.

Jon Bon Jovi has, through his lawyer Peter Laird , filed a legal paper on January 22nd, expressing his objection to the use of word "Mijovi" as well as other words "itsmijovi" and "itsmilife" that appear in the company's marketing materials and on the can for the caffeine-based beverage. Apparently, instead of using the actual spelling, the letter used the phrases, "It's My Jovi" and "It's My Life."
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Korn Selecting Songs to Cover for New Album


July 20, 2007 07:03:18 GMT


A new direction to Korn's highly anticipated album has been unveiled. The nu metal band may have a set of songs that are fully covers for the untitled album that is arriving July 31 via Virgin.

Frontman Jonathan Davis told Billboard, "We've already done, like, 'Love My Way' from Psychedelic Furs. We've done 'We Care a Lot' from Faith No More [and Nine Inch Nails'] 'Head Like a Hole.' Those are already recorded. We just gotta get in and do some more."
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Fox 2000 Builds "The Passage"

July 20, 2007 06:47:26 GMT


Landing a seven-figure deal, Fox 2000 alongside Scott Free have successfully obtained rights to film a post-apocalyptic vampire trilogy by Jordan Ainsley, the PEN Hemingway Award and Stephen Crane Prize-winning author of the literary novel "Mary and O'Neil."

The studio will first develop "The Passage (2009)" from the first part of the three-book series, which tells about government's secret experiment on a virus that horribly unleashes a swarm of vampires out of the test subjects, which include death row inmates. Project is said to have already caught the attention of noted filmmaker Ridley Scott although it is still unclear whether he will indeed take helming duties on it.
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Annie Lennox's Star-Studded Charity Single

July 20, 2007 06:28:17 GMT


Annie Lennox fills a special charity song with her female musician friends. 23 stars such as Madonna, Sarah McLachan, and Celine Dion have agreed to join her for "Sing", a song taken from Lenox's new album.

"Sing" is a song with numerous stars' vocals. Others who chip in their voices are Stacy Ferguson, Faith Hill, Pink, Dido, Gladys Knight, KD Lang, Angelique Kidjo, Bonnie Raitt, Shakira, Melissa Etheridge, Anastacia, Joss Stone and KT Tunstall.
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MTV Won't "Pimp Your Ride" Anymore

July 20, 2007 06:26:26 GMT


MTV's "Pimp My Ride," a popular TV show which is about taking one car in poor condition and restoring it, as well as customizing it, will come to an end. The network has confirmed the news, stating that the upcoming season is the last for them.

"Pimp My Ride", which original American version made famous by rapper, actor, and TV personality Xzibit, will come to an end by the time its final eight episodes aired Sunday July 22nd at 10:30 pm on MTV.
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TomKat and Will-Jada to Host a Bash for the Beckhams

July 20, 2007 05:53:57 GMT


Only days after they landed their feet on the US, the Beckhams already created media abuzz with their whereabouts. Now with David Beckham recovering his ankle to be able to play for the Galaxy on the Saturday July 21st match against Chelsea, his BFFs are planning a welcoming bash for him and wife Victoria Adams.

Tom Cruise, wife Katie Holmes and celebrity couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are playing their host role very well, planning to throw a private party to celebrate the British power couple's move to LA at the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday July 22nd.
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Babyface Covers Favorite Songs in "Playlist"

July 20, 2007 05:09:22 GMT


R&B icon Babyface has stepped back in the music scene with a new CD. The singer will release "Playlist" on September 18 under the revived Mercury Records.

Still attached with new materials, the album will mostly contain cover songs from his favorite musicians. Among the covered tracks are James Taylor's "Fire and Rain" and "Shower People", Dan Fogelberg's "Longer", Jim Croce's "Time in a Bottle", Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight", Bob Dylan's "Knocking' on Heaven's Door", Dave Loggins' "Please Come to Boston", and Bread's "Diary".
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Nelly and Jermaine Dupri to Do Battle on the Basketball Court

July 20, 2007 04:42:23 GMT


Nelly and Jermaine Dupri are no enemies, but they are about to do battle against one another. Fear not for instead of having physical battle, they will instead do the battle in the basketball court. So it's all about game.

Both rappers are about to compete in a basketball game as part of Dupri's annual So So Def Summer Fest 2007 which is about to take place this weekend July 21st at the Georgia State College Arena.
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Seth Rogen Goes "Green"


July 20, 2007 04:40:07 GMT


Taking a great leap from comedy to action genre, "Knocked Up" star Seth Rogen has landed deals to executive produce "The Green Hornet" for Columbia Pictures alongside his frequent collaborator Evan Goldberg, Variety has confirmed.

The actor is also reported to currently be in the stage of finalizing a deal to write the project with Goldberg and is likely to topline it as well by playing the title character, the alter ego of millionaire publisher Brit Reid.
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Amy Winehouse Raised Concertgoers' Boiling Point

July 20, 2007 04:19:53 GMT


Amy Winehouse may have just endangered her position to claim Nationwide Mercury Prize as she angered a number of fans during a concert in Cornwall, England on Tuesday (July 17). The funk singer delivered a disastrous performance that night where spits and jeering were involved.

Although some fans may have expected erratic behavior from Amy, a large part of the audience were there to purely watch her talent. And by paying 33 pounds, they got a confused Amy who cried in frustration after forgetting her own lyrics.
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Actress Brigitte Nielsen Checked Into Rehab

July 20, 2007 04:15:22 GMT


Brigitte Nielsen adding the numbers of Hollywood celebrities checked into rehab. The actress who became popular in 1980s B-movies, has checked into rehab in Los Angeles for treatment of an undisclosed condition, her manager confirmed Thursday July 19th.

"I wish her the best of luck," Nielsen's pal and manager Steven Tempone said in a statement. "She has been a dear friend of mine for over 20 years. This was a decision she made on her own, and I love her and I am glad she's getting help."
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"Wolverine" Helmer Picked!

July 20, 2007 04:13:24 GMT


The fate of our adamantium-clawed superhero now lies in Gavin Hood's hands as the South African filmmaker has been entrusted to handle directing matters on "Wolverine", the 20th Century Fox's spin-off of its "X-Men" franchise.

Project thereby will be Hood's second Hollywood feature after the upcoming "Rendition" as well as his first venture into superhero flicks. As for the story, it is said to use several resources that include the Marvel Comics lore and the more recent "Weapon X" graphic novels by Frank Miller to depict how the titular character emerged from a barbaric experiment as an indestructible mutant with retractable razor-sharp claws.
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Dispute Occurs Over "T4" Rights

July 20, 2007 03:30:48 GMT


Still in its early stage of development, "Terminator Salvation" has already faced serious problem on the way concerning its distribution rights.

Rights holders to the project are reported to have placed a lawsuit against MGM, alleging that the giant studio is interfering in their right to negotiate for the distribution of this fourth installment of the popular sci-fi action franchise.
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The 59th Annual Emmy Awards, the Nominees Are in!

July 20, 2007 03:12:08 GMT


The 59th annual Emmy Awards won't be held until September 16th later this year, but the nominees are in already. "The Sopranos", "Ugly Betty", and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the series dominating the award nominees list announced Thursday July 19th.

ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" is nominated for the Drama Series award, running for the category with the likes of "Boston Legal", "Heroes", "House", and "The Sopranos". The hit dramedy series "Ugly Betty" is vying for the category of Comedy Series with "Entourage", "The Office", "30 Rock", and "Two and a Half Men" as the competitors.
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Befriending Paris Hilton Is a No Way for Posh Spice

July 20, 2007 02:22:57 GMT


Paris Hilton and Victoria Adams won't be friends. Maybe Posh Spice is just too posh for Paris, or maybe Vic feels afraid that getting close to the socialite will ruin her image. Don't know which one is true. One thing for sure getting close to and becoming Paris best friend is definitely a "No Way" for Vic.

The singer and mother of three has reportedly turned down Paris' offer of friendship. While Paris is reported to have said about Victoria: "We could be soul mates," Vic on the other hand was overheard telling friend, "Over my dead body! We couldn't be more different. You won't catch me falling out of nightclubs with no knickers on."
 
 
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