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August 13, 2007

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Indiana Jones 4 Has Six Titles in Consideration

August 13, 2007 09:22:45 GMT


Apart from the already-known working title of "Indiana Jones and the City of the Gods", Lucasfilm, Ltd. turns out to have five other names in mind for the project apparently.

/Film has brought in interesting report claiming the studio has altogether proposed for six possible titles for the latest installment of the adventure series to Motion Pictures Association of America Title Registration Report (MPAA). Listed in the list are:
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First Look on Dark Knight Shown at Wizard World Chicago

August 13, 2007 08:52:18 GMT


Appeared at Wizard World Chicago as expected before, the cast and crew of "The Dark Knight" really brought huge delight to those in attendance as they not only took questions thrown at them but also, most importantly, screened a special "sizzle reel" cut from the project, of which production was said by helmer Christopher Nolan to be exactly 50 percent done.

Only being shown for the fans to see it once, the footage featured number of shots of primary villain in the flick, The Joker, in majority, while also introducing District Attorney Harvey Dent as well as the new Rachel Dawes to the viewers.
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Stephen Sommers Is G.I. Joe Director?

August 13, 2007 08:04:27 GMT


After handling creepy creatures as seen in the first two "Mummy" installments and "Van Helsing", Stephen Sommers may possibly take care of those military figures from Hasbro.

According to IESB.net, words have it that the Indianapolis-born filmmaker has been offered the director's chair for none other than "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra", a live-action film version of Hasbro's popular action figures that Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing for Paramount Pictures.
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Unveil Hidden Features on Dark Is Rising Site

August 13, 2007 07:13:39 GMT


Challenging the good eye of fans in getting new features on the official site of "The Dark Is Rising", Fox-Walden has come up with an unusual, but exciting cross-media campaign for the upcoming movie.

The studio has placed hidden signs in all of the marketing materials like the trailer, posters, lenticulars, and banners for the film that will unlock exclusive content at the site when being entered in the correct sequence.
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Luther Vandross Rare Duets Released in Box Set

August 13, 2007 06:48:47 GMT


Another record post Luther Vandross' death will be released later this year. After 2006's 'The Ultimate Luther Vandross', a box set containing four-CD collection of his greatest hits, rare recordings and unreleased tracks will be dropped in October.

Among collaborators in the record called 'Love, Luther' are Frank Sinatra, Dionne Warwick, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and Beyonce Knowles. The duets with Sinatra and Knowles are those that have never been released before.
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Chance Open for Peter Jackson to Direct The Hobbit

August 13, 2007 06:46:12 GMT


Well, this no doubt should be a tidbit that "The Lord of the Rings" fans would be very pleased to read of.

New Line Cinema, the studio currently holding rights to the fantasy franchise, recently showed its indication to repair its deteriorating relationship with Peter Jackson, which was due to ongoing dispute over share of profits from the first "Rings" film "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001).
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Amy Winehouse, Fit Enough for V Festival

August 13, 2007 06:10:59 GMT


Amy Winehouse, who recently collapsed out of drug overdose, has promised that she will get back to work today (August 13). Speaking on her incident, the British import claimed that she will be fit enough to go on with V Festival, scheduled on August 18-19.

After discharged from the London's hospital, Winehouse has been recovering at Four Season Hotel in Hook where she described the feeling of passing out the other day. "I never want to feel that way again," she said. "It was just crazy - one of the most terrifying moments of my life. I've scared myself this time. I was all over the place. I know things have got to change. I have to sort myself out."
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Amy Winehouse Speaks Out on Her Collapse and Hospitalization


August 13, 2007 06:08:34 GMT


Instead of singing, Amy Winehouse would like to speak out this time on. The troubled singer addressed her collapse which caused her to be hospitalized earlier this week, claiming the unfortunate as "one of the most terrifying moments of my life."

Amy was admitted to London's University College London Hospital on Wednesday morning August 8th in what her representative said for "exhaustion." Nevertheless, rumors are mounting that her recent hospital emergency visit was not due to "severe exhaustion," but a huge drug and booze overdose.
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Dita Von Teese Recruited to Be the Face of Lingerie Retailer "Frederick's of Hollywood"

August 13, 2007 04:56:39 GMT


Dita Von Teese adding one more list into her career resume beside that of burlesque artist, model and actress. The sexy star has been recruited to be the face of lingerie retailer "Frederick's of Hollywood"'s holiday ad campaign.

Being tapped to appear in its Pin-Up Parade brochure commercials, Dita reportedly will help the store advertise new styles inspired by vintage lingerie items worn by "glamor goddesses and dream dames" of old.
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Look for Wanted Chicago Set Videos on the Net

August 13, 2007 04:44:23 GMT


While a number of upcoming film projects are being filmed in Chicago, MyFox Chicago has delightfully posted some great footage of an action sequence taken for "Wanted (2008)" which was being shot in a Berwyn, Illinois parking lot.

There are four clips altogether :
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Queens of the Stone Age Denies Appearing at Summer Krush

August 13, 2007 04:34:42 GMT


Samsung AT&T Summer Krush, although free, may not be as exciting as before. The main headliner Queens of the Stone Age has backed out from the festival with undisclosed reason, creating a confusion.

It was previously reported that the rock band was to appear on the August 13 night at The Music Box, Los Angeles with Plain White T's, Ludacris, Big & Rich, The All-American Rejects, The Bravery among others. But on contrary to the report that took organizers as the source, the band's official website said that it was false.
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Alli Sims Served with Deposition Subpoena, Asked to Testify on Britney Spears' Parenting Skills

August 13, 2007 04:26:28 GMT


After all the legal matters surrounding Britney Spears and her now former husband Kevin Federline, it's now the turn of her personal assistant, Alli Sims. The PA and cousin of Spears was served with a deposition subpoena, being asked to testify on the star's parenting skills.

K-Fed's attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan had Sims served with a deposition subpoena in Los Angeles at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday August 12th to testify about Spears' parenting skills concerning the former couple's custody battle of sons Sean Preston and Jayden James. He said the subpoena was delivered to Sims because she was "believed to have relevant information," but declined to discuss what she would be asked. It is yet unknown if the testimony was connected to the child custody hearing scheduled for August 14th.
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Sean Kingston in Fergie's 'Big Girls Don't Cry' Remix

August 13, 2007 04:00:59 GMT


Sean Kingston has sung about 'girls' again, but this time they are not 'beautiful' but metaphorically 'big'. The Jamaican rapper is featured on the remix of Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie's 'Big Girls Don't Cry', sporting his answers to Fergie's misery.

If Fergie said "But I've got to get a move on with my life/ Its time to be a big girl now/ And big girls don't cry", Sean mends the story saying "Let me know big girls don't cry/ But please let me explain/ Let's sit down work things out/ Before you go on your way". The song was produced by renowned producer J.R. Rotem and made the official remix.
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Eva Longoria and Tony Parker to Teach Their Children English, Spanish, and French

August 13, 2007 03:51:57 GMT


It's been a month that Eva Longoria tied the knot with husband Tony Parker. And they are talking babies already. The couple who wed on July 7th said they would love to have kids and they would like their children trilingual.

"We will definitely do that, absolutely, absolutely!" the no longer "Desperate Housewife" told People Saturday August 11th at a fund-raiser for Padres Contra El Cancer (Parents Against Cancer), which helps Latina children with cancer and their families, took place at the premiere of the Nickelodeon show Go, Diego, Go Live! The Great Jaguar Rescue at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
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Open Casting Call Held for Actor to Play Notorious B.I.G.

August 13, 2007 03:44:56 GMT


Looking for the right one to play Notorious B.I.G. on screen, producers of an upcoming biopic on the deceased rapper announced Thursday, August 9 that an open casting call is held for hopefuls out there to fill in the role.

Been in the works for nearly seven years, "Notorious", so the project is called, will look for its lead star by auditioning actors and non-actors alike who resemble the artist. Those wanting to take part are required to submit audition videos beginning 3 AM EDT Sunday, August 12 to either BiggieCasting.com or FoxSearchlight.com where any information about the flick can also be read.
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Rush Hour 3 Speeds to the Box Office's Top Slot

August 13, 2007 03:41:13 GMT


Summer appears to still belong to sequel title indeed as "Rush Hour 3" gloriously follows the trail of "The Bourne Ultimatum" to go straight to the top in its debut on weekend domestic box office yet ironically replaces the spy movie as the No. 1 movie on the chart running August 10-12, 2007.

Scores big at $49.1 million, the buddy cop comedy triumphantly outdistances the $32.9 million the last week's champ has garnered this time, forcing it to go one spot down to the second position, right above "The Simpsons Movie" which manages to add another $11.3 million in its third-place feedbag to raise a total gross of $152.4 million.
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Backstreet Boys in Final Stages of New Album


August 13, 2007 03:15:11 GMT


Backstreet Boys are less than three months away from releasing their new album, and they still haven't found the perfect name for it. But progress has continually been made, approximately 11 or 12 songs are expected to make the cut and member Nick Carter said that they are up to putting final touches.

"We are just putting the finishing touches on it and it sounds incredible," Carter said. "We didn't needed to cut that many because I think that we're back into our rhythm of what the group is about. I felt like 'Never Gone', the last album we did, was basically an experimental album in the sense that we'd been away for four years. We were just trying to find out niche again and I think now we're back in that pocket."
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Warner Bros. Doing Maintenance

August 13, 2007 03:01:14 GMT


Warner Bros.' journey in making comic book adaptations continues. After recent acquisitions of "Jonah Hex" and "In the Small", the studio now is reported to develop "Maintenance" based on Oni Press' graphic novel series of the same name.

In bringing out the project to life, Warner has appointed Joe Ballarini to work on the script with "Charlie’s Angels" helmer McG to possibly direct. It is learned that McG’s production company, Wonderland Sound & Vision, will also produce the flick.
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It's a Baby Boy for Baby Spice Emma Bunton

August 13, 2007 02:46:57 GMT


Baby Spice is now a mother. Emma Bunton, the former Spice Girl, gave birth to a baby boy Friday August 10th.

The newlyborn, named Beau, was born at London's Portland Hospital at 11:12 a.m. and weighed a healthy 7 lbs., 15oz, the singer's representative Alan Edwards said in a statement.
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50 Cent to Outsell Kanye West or Quit

August 13, 2007 02:39:16 GMT


50 Cent believes that his upcoming record will beat Kanye West's in terms of numbers and he's willing to put his solo music career at stake. 'Curtis' is either to take over West's 'Graduation' or else it will be the second last album he wrote for himself.

The rapper insists on keeping the date of his album release (September 11) which in coincidence is also West's. The chart battle went on with an offer to debate on national television and now to put a bet on it.
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Christina Applegate and Johnathon Schaech Had Their Divorce Finalized

August 13, 2007 02:24:39 GMT


It's official. Christina Applegate and hubby Johnathon Schaech enjoying their single status in the eyes of the law as they on Friday August 10th had their divorce finalized.

The actress and her actor husband have officially parted ways a year and a half after he filed for divorce. A representative for the couple said their split was mutual, while court documents this week showed the 37-year-old actor cited irreconcilable differences as the cause for divorce proceedings.
 
 
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