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August 06, 2007

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Star Trek Casting Breakdowns Unveiled

August 06, 2007 09:50:02 GMT


Looks like Warner Bros. Pictures is not the only one that is currently in search for names to fill in the supporting roles of "Watchmen" as Paramount Pictures apparently is gearing for similar thing for its highly-anticipated sci-fi project of "Star Trek."

Ain't It Cool News (AICN) has delightfully revealed descriptions of age range that actors should be in to play characters presented in the movie apart from the young Mr. Spock, which has been secured by "Heroes" star Zachary Quinto.
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Scott Rudin to Produce The Dangerous Book for Boys for Disney


August 06, 2007 09:48:12 GMT


Scoot Rudin, the motion picture producer widely known for such film projects as "Failure to Launch" (2006) and "The Queen" (2006), has acquired the rights to turn "The Dangerous Book for Boys" into a big screen adaptation for Walt Disney Pictures.

"The Dangerous Book for Boys" is a non-fiction guidebook written by British siblings Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden and published by Harper Collins. The book, which is aimed at boys "from eight to eighty," was first published in the UK June last year and in the US in May 2007.
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Wanted! Actors Playing Famous Real-Life Figures in Watchmen

August 06, 2007 09:08:42 GMT


With casting for the principal roles in "Watchmen" being completed, it seems the next task that filmmakers of the project have in mind now is supposedly finding a bunch of acting talents for the supporting characters in the movie.

What is interesting here is that the roles turn out to be real-life famous names from the 1980s, the era during which the film takes place. Concerning this matter, Moviehole.net has delightfully provided a rundown of the figures that will be appearing in the flick:
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Good Life, Kanye West's Third Single Off Graduation

August 06, 2007 09:05:35 GMT


On the heels of 'Stronger', Kanye West is having 'Good Life' as the third single off studio album 'Graduation'. The singer performed the full version of the song for the first time in an event to honor music mogul Quincy Jones on July 28.

'Good Life' is a mid-tempo featuring T-Pain. Part of it samples on Michael Jackson's 1983 hit 'P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing)'. The song was actually premiered live during a concert in Manchester, England on July 2 but only to a portion of it. A video is now prepared to be released but no official date has been announced yet.
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Justin Timberlake Went Ring Shopping for Jessica Biel

August 06, 2007 08:59:43 GMT


Justin Timberlake has fueled speculation he's getting serious with new girlfriend Jessica Biel after he was reported buying her a ring.

The pop singer was seen browsing for a promise ring in Santa Monica, about which a source told Life & Style magazine, "Justin isn't ready to propose, but he wants to make a commitment to her. Justin says Jess is his dream girl. He wants to give her a symbol of his affection and love."
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Amy Winehouse to Be Vogue Cover Girl, Wants to Open a Beauty Salon

August 06, 2007 08:30:47 GMT


The messy girl turns feminine. Amy Winehouse is showing off her girlie power, revealed her intention to set up a beauty salon should her singing career comes to an end.

"I'd love to have a beauty salon. My grandmother, God rest her soul, pretty much trained me and my brother. He'd give her a pedicure and I'd do her nails and her hair," the British singer was quoted as saying.
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P. Diddy and Sienna Miller Spending Their Holidays in Ibiza

August 06, 2007 08:09:53 GMT


Pictures speak lauder than words. Contrary to their denial, P. Diddy and Sienna Miller have sparked romance rumors after they were spotted spending their holidays in Ibiza. Is it a coincidence or deliberately planned? Only time will tell.

P. Diddy is said to be attempting to impress his rumored flame Miller by inviting her to stay on his luxury yacht, RM Elegant, next week. The pair reportedly will meet up in Ibiza before going sailing together on the yacht.
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Scorpions to Release New 'Humanity Hour 1' in U.S.

August 06, 2007 08:01:12 GMT


Waking up from their long sleep, hard rock act Scorpions prepares to release a concept album titled "Humanity Hour 1" in U.S.. With reputation of selling over 70 millions records worldwide, the band came out strong on the quality of people behind the panel and mic.

Hearing names behind the project is like a treat itself. Those help pushing this album are producer James Michael and songwriter slash producer Desmond Child known for his work with KISS, Aerosmith and Bon Jovi. "Desmond is a fabulous visionary who took us to musical levels we had never reached before," said lead guitarist Matthias Jabs. Providing voice in track 'The Cross' is The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan.
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Brangelina to Be Featured on New Aussie Stamp

August 06, 2007 07:43:02 GMT


Amid persistent rumors on their break up, which the couple obviously dismissed, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made another headlines yet again when it is reported that they are about to be featured on a new Australia Post stamp, ranked them with the likes of the Queen, the Pope and the nation's sporting heroes.

Pitt and Jolie helped New Idea magazine to break sales records and earn top awards at the 10th Annual Magazine of the Year Awards this week with their being featured on its recent cover. And due to such fact, Australia Post, which is a major sponsor of the awards, has decided to replicate the New Idea cover onto a 50c stamp.
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Four Invasion TV Spots Slip into the Net

August 06, 2007 07:42:04 GMT


The opening date for Warner Bros. Pictures' The Invasion is drawing near yet moviegoers appear to still have more to look at the flick as the company has delightfully brought alive not only one but four TV spots for sci-fi thriller action on the web.

All showing some new footage, the TV spots can be watched in either Windows Media Player or QuickTime formats, both providing low up to super high resolutions. Do click here to view all of them.
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Girls Aloud Singer Nadine Coyle Dating TV Star Dave Annable

August 06, 2007 07:04:42 GMT


The mourn is over for Nadine Coyle. The Girls Aloud singer is well over her ex-boyfriend Jesse Metcalfe and already found herself a new boyfriend who happens to be TV star Dave Annable.

Dave, best known for his action in the ABC family drama "Brothers & Sisters," first met Nadine at a party in LA last week. After that he sent her a bouquet of flowers and the pair have since enjoyed a string of dates in Los Angeles.
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Kiss Kiss, Another Chris Brown's Leaked New Track


August 06, 2007 07:03:29 GMT


In a recent poll to determine which song should be Chris Brown's second single from 'Exclusive', votes were high on 'Take You Down'. Thus, it was almost certain that runner-up 'You' will also hit the street as a single in near future until 'Kiss Kiss' appears.

'Kiss Kiss' is a new track both produced and features T-Pain. It has found its way online and unlike first single 'Wall to Wall' that was leaked by Brown himself, this mid-tempo song's source is still unknown.
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Thandie Newton Revealed Her Bulimic Past

August 06, 2007 06:41:50 GMT


The long-time kept secret has been revealed. Thandie Newton once battled bulimia.

In an interview with Easy Living magazine for its September issue, the BAFTA Award-winning English actress opens up about her bulimic past, telling the publication "I had terrible bulimia for about a year." And as a result of the dark past life, she "still got the scars on my knuckles from where I put my fingers down my throat."
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Amy Winehouse's 'Frank' Causes Labels Dispute

August 06, 2007 06:03:53 GMT


Once British singer Amy Winehouse's music gets the spotlight in U.S., labels start the war on re-issuing her album prior wall breaker 'Back to Black'. The Universal Motown/Universal Republic Group, Amy's recording house, begin stopping the import copies of 'Frank' by other retailers and merchandisers.

"We are selling physical product that the customers want, and they are trying to stop us," a retailer said. "In the meantime, it is flowing freely throughout the world over the Internet through the (peer-to-peer) sites."
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Nicole Richie Turned to Drug When Nothing Really Excited Her Anymore

August 06, 2007 05:22:38 GMT


First, second, and now third. Hot on the heels of her first two interviews with ABC News' Diane Sawyer, during which she talked about her pregnancy and DUI sentence, Nicole Richie has in the third and final installment of the interview revealed that it was her life as a Beverly Hills socialite that led her to drug use.

"I got so much so fast that nothing really excited me anymore," the 25-years-old star revealed. "I kind of took matters into my own hands and was creating drama in a very dangerous way. I think I was just bored, and I had seen everything, especially when you're young, you just want more."
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Leelee Sobieski Boards Night Train


August 06, 2007 05:22:21 GMT


Appears to prefer staying longer in thriller genre following her last year's vehicle "The Wicker Man", Leelee Sobieski has taken a starring role in an indie feature entitled "Night Train" to join Danny Glover and Steve Zahn in the cast lineup, Variety has reported.

Story revolves around three strangers who compete for a mysterious object on a train on Christmas Eve. Sobieski is learned to play a seemingly sedate med student under the direction of Brian King, who also penned the screenplay.
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Lily Allen Named New Song and Album Title

August 06, 2007 04:51:03 GMT


Lily Allen hinted a new progress of her sophomore album on a blog writing. The British import said that she has the name for a song and the title of the album.

Posted on her blog is: "I've been recording in NY, I got a new song called 'Steve from Accounts' that is amazing and a few others that might make it onto the next album titled 'Three Singles And Other Songs, Plus iTunes Exclusive'. I played my new material to Mayor Bloomberg, he thought it was so amazing he named a street after me and bought me a slurpee to celebrate," she wrote on reference to NYC's current mayor.
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Lil' Romeo Purchased Snack Foods Company Rap Snacks Inc.

August 06, 2007 04:44:32 GMT


When it comes to rap, Lil' Romeo is one of the bests. And when it comes to potato chip, Lil' Romeo is still the answer. A very young rapper who already has several hits, he's venturing into snack business, purchased the snack foods company Rap Snacks Inc., who produce the popular potato chip brand Rap Snacks, "The Official Snack of Hip-Hop."

Rap Snacks Inc. is based in Greensboro, North Carolina and had a breakout year in 2006, selling over 3 million bags of chips featuring images of famous rap artists, like Murphy Lee, Mack 10, Stat Quo and Romeo's father, Master P among others.
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Bourne Topples Simpsons Down on Box Office Fight

August 06, 2007 04:40:07 GMT


The deadly, quick-thinking former CIA assassin Jason Bourne has returned to impress all of us once again through his latest big screen adventure "The Bourne Ultimatum."

The third chapter of the highly-skilled spy series, the picture really hits high this time, making a $69.3 million debut to beat "The Simpsons Movie" as the champion on the weekend North American box office ended Sunday, August 5, 2007 while scoring the biggest August opening of a film ever.
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Korn's Guitarist Explains Drummer's Departure


August 06, 2007 04:13:53 GMT


If Terry Bozzio cited "personal conflicts" as the reason he left Korn, the band's guitarist James Shaffer went for details. Shaffer revealed that Bozzio departed after the drummer made "offensive" demand to the band.

There were certain demands that he made," Shaffer spoke. "We weren't ready to meet those demands. He was a great guy and a phenomenal drummer but the demands that he made were offensive. He wanted to be a member of the band, and that included ownership. We were like, 'What, you want to have 25 per cent of everything?' We can't just sign away the right to music on a whim."
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Marilyn Manson Accused of Spending Band Money to Buy Nazi Artifacts

August 06, 2007 03:47:44 GMT


Marilyn Manson hit the down low in his music career after the former keyboardist of his band, Marilyn Manson Band, sued him for more than $20 million, claimed he had used the band money to buy Nazi artifacts.

Madonna Wayne Gacy filed the suit Thursday August 2nd in Los Angeles County Superior Court, claimed Manson and others deceived him into thinking the band wasn't making much money so that they could keep millions of dollars meant to be shared to be used for their own sake.
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2007 Lollapalooza Three Days Report

August 06, 2007 03:25:07 GMT


2007 Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park has taken center stage in music buzz last weekend. The annual festival that celebrates the greatest alternative acts kicked off Friday, August 3 on a hot but pleasant weather, mainly due to the worthy performances in all its three days.

LCD Sound system only gave the best opening on day 1 by delivering beats that audience have been dying for. The group raved through their sets mostly containing materials from latest CD "Sound of Silver" before moving on with the Grammy-winning hit "Daft Punk is Playing at My House". The subject mentioned in the title served their part moments later highlighting the event with extended version of "One More Time" and their debut album's hit "Around the World".
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Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe May Be Getting Back Together

August 06, 2007 03:12:59 GMT


The power of the blondes is in town all over again. Former couple Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe are hit the things up after they were spotted out and about together, thus prompted speculation they may be getting back together.

Reese and Ryan were spotted shopping, jogging and lunching together at L.A. eatery A Votre Sante, one of her favorite spots. "They met for lunch this week at the Votre Sante health-food restaurant, a regular Brentwood haunt for Reese on San Vicente," Page Six quoted a source as saying. "And they're going on runs together around the Brentwood Country Club. Both are regular, dedicated runners. Running is a very healing, meditative thing, so maybe it will work its magic on them."
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Oh Yes, Usher Wed Pregnant Fiancee, Finally

August 06, 2007 01:55:29 GMT


The wedding is on. Usher kept the words he told reporters that he and fiancee Tameka Foster are still together and are still planning to get married. The couple, who called of their wedding last week, walked down the aisle in a low key ceremony on Friday August 3rd.

The marriage was held in the office of Usher's Atlanta lawyer. Among those in attendance during the ceremony was momma Jonetta Patton, who reportedly didn't approve of the bride, but was there to be by her son's side.
 
 
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