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Melissa Etheridge's Wife Appears in New Video

August 01, 2007 09:21:01 GMT

The music video of Melissa Etheridge's "Message to Myself" has been premiered on Yahoo!. To balance the meaningful song, Melissa had her friends and wife Tammy Lynn Michaels to give a cameo on the video.

'Message to Myself' is a lead single from the rock singer's ninth album 'The Awakening', due September 25 via Island. The album follows in the vein of her 2004 release, 'Lucky' that peaked at #15 in Billboard's 200.
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Dark Knight to Have a New Theme

August 01, 2007 09:17:50 GMT

Dark Knight, The picture
Fans of the Caped Crusader may hear something different by the time they watch "The Dark Knight" in theaters nearby.

An exclusive report brought in by Superhero Hype! has earned statement from composer Hans Zimmer saying he is working on a new Batman theme for the highly-anticipated project, which will be the second installment in the revitalized superhero franchise.
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Ricky Gervais Takes Early Retirement

August 01, 2007 08:49:13 GMT

Need not surprise, folks, the "Early Retirement" Ricky Gervais is set to have obviously only happens on the big screen for sure.

Yes, the British comic reportedly gets attached to topline the comedy for Warner Bros. Pictures, which will set it up under its banner alongside Mosaic Media's Charles Roven and Richard Suckle.
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Rush Hour 3 Gets Starry L.A. Premiere

August 01, 2007 08:17:24 GMT

The world-famous Grauman's Chinese Theater indeed got more crowded than usual on Monday, July 30 as numerous enthusiastic people flocked to greet well-known figures coming for the L.A. premiere of "Rush Hour 3", the latest threequel in this summer set to open August 10 in theaters stateside.

Most eyes fixed on star Jackie Chan when the martial arts veteran, luminous in a loose white outfit, ran cheerfully down the Hollywood Boulevard, dishing out smiles and kisses to delighted fans and flashing cameras.
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Adler Still Hopeful for Full Guns N' Roses Reunion

August 01, 2007 08:13:02 GMT

Steve Adler made it true when he said he will be reuniting with his Guns N' Roses bandmates for a one-off gig. Apt to its plan, the July 28 night at Hollywood's Key Club turned spectacular after guitarist Izzy Stradlin and bassist Duff McKagan joined Adler on stage.

Although the gig was under Adler's side band 'Adler's Appetite', it became semi-reunion for Guns N' Roses when Slash appeared for the jam session. Unfortunately, the four ex-bandmates minus vocalist Axl Rose didn't take the stage long enough for a full show because something "reportedly came up" and Slash had to leave.
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Nicole Richie Talks Jail and Motherhood to OK! Magazine

August 01, 2007 08:01:31 GMT

Nicole Richie talks, OK! Magazine lend its ears to hear and send the report to readers. Fresh from her interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer, the pregnant socialite sat down with the publication, speaking about her jail sentence and motherhood.

In her interview with OK!, Nicole said she doesn't consider her past year as "one of the worst" and instead tend to perceive it as "blessing in disguise." "This year has been full of lessons learned and soul-searching. I will be really happy once I have done my jail time. I can start fresh," the reality TV star said.
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Disney Producing Pet Robots

August 01, 2007 07:40:27 GMT

Entering the realm of comic-book adaptations, Walt Disney Pictures is on its way to bring to the surface high-tech comedy "Pet Robots" based on a graphic novel of the same name alongside BenderSpink's Chris Bender and J.C. Spink, Variety has reported.

Names to direct, adapt, and star are still unknown yet, but it has been confirmed that Jake Weiner will executive produce with Jon Silk co-producing. Weiner is no stranger to the comic-book-adaptation thing, having previously co-produced 2005's "A History of Violence", New Line Cinema's film version of the John Wagner and Vince Locke graphic novel.
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Hanson Touring for 'The Walk'

August 01, 2007 07:34:16 GMT

Hanson will finally bring their fourth album 'The Walk' to the streets. The brothers are jumping on a tour in North America that will start August 7 in Los Angeles, C.A.

First two L.A. dates within the tour have been sold out, leaving September 12 date in Verona, N.Y. to be the next available concert. In the middle of the tour, the three-piece band will visit their hometown Tulsa, O.K. on October 6. The set is currently scheduled up to October 16 in Atlanta, G.A. but more dates are waiting to be announced in near future.
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Uma Thurman Dating Elle MacPherson's Former Partner

August 01, 2007 07:05:28 GMT

Uma Thurman is moving on from her failed relationship with on-off boyfriend, Andre Balazs, and has scored herself a new boyfriend who happens to be Elle MacPherson's ex-partner, Arpad Busson.

The movie beauty was spotted getting cozy with the wealthy self-made Swiss/French financier in New York at the weekend, having their arms wrapped around each other. "Uma is quite taken with Arpad, but it's early days," a friend of the actress revealed.
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Michael Caine Compiling Favorite Tracks

August 01, 2007 06:53:06 GMT

Excelling with his movie career, British actor Michael Caine indeed finds the pleasure of music listening. So avid was his knowledge on music that one day during a dinner with Elton John he didn't fail to name each tracks played on the background.

Since then the 74-year-old has been compiling a number of songs that will eventually make "Cained", an album containing tracks like Chicane's 'No Ordinary Morning', Felix Da Housecat's 'Sinnerman' and a song from Nina Simone.
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Helmer Hired for Snow and the Seven

August 01, 2007 06:45:39 GMT

After struggling to get "Snow and the Seven" into the surface, Walt Disney Pictures finally is bringing the project into another phase of development as the studio has successfully tapped veteran music-video director Francis Lawrence to handle helming matters on the flick.

A live action East-meets-West take on the "Snow White" fairy tale, the fantasy adventure focuses on a British girl raised in 19th century Hong Kong who realizes that her destiny is to conquer an evil force. This thus leads her to get prepared to fight under the tutelage of seven Shaolin monks.
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Drew Barrymore Pulling '80s Music Videos to Life

August 01, 2007 06:16:12 GMT

The '80s ambiance is brought back to life with the assistance from VH1 and Drew Barrymore. While still unknown if she's to appear on screen, Drew is the definite exec producer of a new VH1 reality show that will re-create old music videos.

'Clash of the Music Videos' presents episodes of participants willing to dig their talent to remake classic music videos from the '80s with limited budget. For each episode, there will be two contestants battling against each other where the winner will be picked by the stars appearing on the original videos.
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Skinwalkers Soundtrack Hitting the Stores!

August 01, 2007 05:20:48 GMT

In anticipation to 'Skinwalkers' theatrical release, a soundtrack spawning beats by Andre Lockington (Xchange, Cake, Saint Ralph) is brought on street to give early impact. The online release date is set for July 31 while the physical CD will be dropped August 7, just 3 days prior its movie release.

For this record alone, Lockington did a research on Japanese's Taiko and Sudanese percussion that will serve the basis of the whole orchestral arrangement. The overall sound of the scores is the meeting between modern digital vibe and medieval instruments.
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Pete Doherty Proclaims His Love to Kate Moss in an Interview with the Daily Mirror

August 01, 2007 05:16:18 GMT

He wants her to want him back. Pate Doherty has desperately begged former girlfriend Kate Moss to take him back despite report he's back with ex-girlfriend Nadine Ruddy, proclaiming his pleas in an interview with the Daily Mirror, which the British supermodel buys every morning.

"I love her with all my heart. I like the way she walks and talks. I love her bones. I love her brain," the Babyshambles frontman told the paper. "Kate has broken my heart. There's been this lockdown and I can't get hold of her. This is the only way I can get through. I need her to know that she's out of her f***ing mind. Kate, if you love me then realize I don't want any other girl."
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Eagles Releasing First Album in 28 Years

August 01, 2007 04:39:22 GMT

Rock legend Eagles is only few months away from releasing their first studio album in almost three decades. Tentatively titling the album "The Long Road to Eden", the band has just finished the vocals and mixing. Guitarist Joe Walsh said, "We're all finally signing off on it."

What resulted in the five years of work is a new direction that Walsh described "hard to compare to anything that I hear out there now." All of the songs are said to be self-written by the band's present line-up (Walsh, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley) and Walsh in particular avoids ballad to go for rock'n'roll. "We need some stuff we can play live," he said, "so I made sure there was that element in the record."
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Vince Vaughn Brewing Projects at Universal

August 01, 2007 04:29:53 GMT

Appears to be keen enough to plant his name firmly in producing field, "Wedding Crashers" star Vince Vaughn has struck a two-year, first-look producing deal with Universal Pictures through his Wild West Picture Show Productions.

The funnyman and the giant film company will reportedly kick off the pact with three big screen features, each of which could be a starring vehicle for the actor. Already in development stage is "Male Doula", a high-concept comedy based on idea hatched by Vaughn which will have its script penned by Dana Fox, who has also been tapped to write for "What Happens in Vegas...".
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The Woes Continue, Britney Spears Going to Kill Paparazzi

August 01, 2007 04:26:40 GMT

In another dose of bad news from Britney Spears, the troubled pop star is about to face a legal suit of threatening to kill paparazzi. Andrew Deetz, a photographer who was beaten by her bodyguard Cesar Julio Camera on Thursday July 19th, is going to sue the singer over claimed she cursed and yelled at him "I am going to kill you!"

Deetz, 24, and pal Kyle Henderson, 23, were trying to take pictures of Spears as she and sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James, left the spa at the Wynn Las Vegas casino-hotel around 11:30 a.m. accompanied by two bodyguards, when one of them, both of whom work for a celebrity photography company called Flynet Pictures, bumped into Camera, who was holding son Sean.
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Jude Law and Cameron Diaz Are Just Friends

August 01, 2007 03:55:28 GMT

Less than twenty four hours after rumors on him dating Cameron Diaz hit the street, Jude Law popped out with his denial. Contrary to heavy media reports, the British actor claimed he's not dating the actress, insisting they're just friends.

Law and Diaz sparked romance rumors after they were reported to have fallen in love with each other since they were co-stars in the 2006 comedy romance "The Holiday". "Cameron and Jude really bonded while working together but now that friendship has turned to romance," News of the World quoted a source as saying.
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The 33rd Annual Deauville Festival of American Cinema Lineup Revealed

August 01, 2007 03:28:48 GMT

Death at a Funeral picture
Arranging a high-profile list of film features showcased, organizers of the Deauville Festival of American Cinema have finally unveiled the lineup on Monday, July 30 in their celebration of the event for the thirty-third time this year.

While includes recent U.S. releases of "Fay Grim", "1408", and "Knocked Up", the festival delightfully gives large portion to the new Hollywood fare, listing up those such as "Death at a Funeral", "The Heartbreak Kid", "Shoot 'Em Up", and "The Bourne Ultimatum."
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Usher and Tameka Foster Still Together, Still Plan to Wed

August 01, 2007 03:25:00 GMT

What a difference words can make. Instead of claiming his wedding was "canceled," Usher would rather say it was "postponed". Days after the shocking postponement of his wedding to pregnant fiancee Tameka Foster, the R&B star breaks his silence.

While talk is heating up that Usher and Tameka are no longer together soon after they called of their weekend wedding, the star insisted they are still happily together and most of all still planning to walk down the aisle.
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Screen Gems Making Flick with Maxim

August 01, 2007 03:08:00 GMT

This probably could be one good strategy worth to apply on in Hollywood film industry. Screen Gems has been reported to join forces with Maxim magazine to work together on making a new big screen feature under its banner, with Melissa Carter set to pen the screenplay.

Slated to be released under the title of "Maxim's Virginity Rocks", the project is learned to center on a gorgeous transfer student who determines to keep her virginity and get all the promiscuous girls in school to abstain from sex. In response, the popular boys there ask the school stud to try to bed the girl and so, end her "virginity rocks" campaign.
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Carl Franklin Handles Snitch

August 01, 2007 02:34:00 GMT

Recently reported to give up his directing stint in "Tulia", Carl Franklin turns out to have found another potential vehicle to ride. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the Richmond-born filmmaker is about to direct New Line Cinema's thriller "Snitch."

Inspired by true events chronicled in a PBS "Frontline" documentary, pic concerns a devoted father whose son faces thirty years jail sentence after being set up in a drug deal. Determining to reveal the truth, the man then boldly goes undercover in the drug world to make a bust that will free his son.
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Keith Richards Rolling a $7 Million Book Deal

August 01, 2007 02:32:07 GMT

Remember when we first reported that Keith Richards of English rock band The Rolling Stones worked on an autobiography? Here we bring you further details on the project. The guitarist is said to have signed a more than $7 million deal to finish the book.

The memoir, slated to be published by Little, Brown and Co. in the fall of 2010, is described as a tome that will trace Richards trek from cherubic choirboy to rock 'n' roll survivor. "It will be his life's story," the New York-based publisher said Tuesday July 31st. "For nearly 50 years, he has been at the very center of the vortex of stardom and of entertainment as a cultural force. He's a thread running through the whole thing."
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Universal Tackling Shinobi

August 01, 2007 02:02:43 GMT

Making quite a surprising move in sparking a new project, Universal Pictures is on its way to develop "Shinobi", a remake to the 2005 Japanese action hit of which rights it has successfully obtained from Shociku, the company producing the movie based on Futaro Yamada's novel "The Kouga Ninja Scrolls."

In working on the project, the studio has already appointed Max Makowski to both pen and direct with Circle of Confusion and Spitfire Pictures producing. Makowski, whose latest big screen work was action comedy "One Last Dance", is said to begin working on the script immediately in hopes it can begin production early next year, infusing the film with elements from Asian gangster and ninja genres.
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Nicole Richie Said She's Almost Four Months Pregnant

August 01, 2007 01:50:28 GMT

Hollywood's most kept secret is no longer an unconfirmed speculation when Nicole Richie breaks her silence, confirming she does pregnant with boyfriend, Good Charlotte singer Joel Madden's child.

The socialite spills the bean to ABC News' Diane Sawyer for an interview to be aired Thursday and Friday August 2nd and 3rd. Being asked by the host if she was expecting her first child, Nicole answered "Yes, I am. We are. I'm almost four months."