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August 15, 2007

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Snoop Dogg Performing at Adult Movie Awards

August 15, 2007 09:47:56 GMT


Known for his open involvement in raunchy films, Snoop Dogg is selected to headline the 28th Annual 'Exotic Erotic Expo'. The rapper will perform in the two-nights event that is held in appreciation of adult movies next month.

Snoop is slated to give a concert before appearing at the awards show on day one. He will then judge for Best Costume together with TV personality Danny Bonaduce and porn star Tera Patrick.
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Superbad U.S. Premiere Highlighted by Stars

August 15, 2007 09:43:26 GMT


Cast and crew of the movie plus handfuls of well-known names mingled together cheerfully as they walked down the red carpet for the U.S. premiere of "Superbad", which is going to hit commercial theaters this Friday, August 17, 2007.

Taking place at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday, August 13, the event sure was such an unforgettable fest for devoted fans of comedic genre present as they could greet the flick's leading actors Michael Cera and Jonah Hill as well as their co-stars Seth Rogen and Christopher Mintz-Plasse plus producer Judd Apatow to name few.
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Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem Releasing Joint Single

August 15, 2007 09:28:31 GMT


In coincidence of their joint American tour, Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem will release a split seven-inch single together. Its release will be highly limited with distribution only on the venue where the acts will be performing together and on Arcade's website.

The single will feature LCD's rendition of Joy Division's 'No Love Lost' and Arcade's cover version of 'Poupee de Cire, Poupee De Son' by Serge Gainsbourg. The band have played the Eurovision Songs Contest winning-song regularly during their live performance.
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George Clooney's Mystery Girlfriend Is Identified


August 15, 2007 09:24:55 GMT


Only days after photos of him got cozy with a mysterious lady, widely believed to be his new girlfriend, made their way to public, speculation is mounting in Hollywood over identity of the lucky female. And just now, it is revealed that the mystery brunette spotted vacationing with George Clooney on his yacht in St. Tropez over the weekend is London-based Croatian model Monika Jakisic.

Just last week Clooney and Monika were snapped kissing, cuddling and holding hands, thus prompted rumors they are dating considering that the Hollywood hunk and movie actor does not seem to be the type to cuddle with just anyone.
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Nanny Diaries New York Screening Glitters

August 15, 2007 08:59:09 GMT


Taking time to gather together for the occasion, some cast members of the upcoming "The Nanny Diaries" made their way to show up at the New York screening for the movie held at New York City's Cinemas 123 on Monday, August 13.

Among the figures spotted were Alicia Keys, Laura Linney, and Donna Murphy, also child actor Nicolas Art, who plays Grayer, the son of a wealthy Upper East Side couple whom the title character is taking care of. Keys looked stunning in an off-shoulder, knee-length dress while Linney preferred to go simple in black.
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Help Ne-Yo Writing Lyrics of New Single!


August 15, 2007 08:57:56 GMT


Known for his beautifully arranged lyrics, Ne-Yo is still requiring the help from fans to write his next. In the joint venture among the singer, McDonald's and Yahoo! Music, a contest to submit lyrics for Ne-Yo's next single is held online.

The idea of the lyric theme is to choose among four categories which are love, peace, dreams and party. Fans interested in joining the competition can submit four lines before August 20.
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Lindsay Lohan's Maxim Magazine Photos and Interview


August 15, 2007 08:42:59 GMT


The train wreck can never have enough of publication. Lindsay Lohan is on the media headlines again with her becoming the cover girl of Maxim magazine's September 2007 issue, at newsstands everywhere beginning August 21st later this year.

Hot on the heels of her being sued for assault and negligence as a result of her July 24th DUI arrest, photos of her on the cover of the publication made its way to the internet. To tell you the truth, LiLo who was recently named number one on Maxim's 2007 Hot 100 list, looks damn HOT.
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Tony Bennett Planning Full Duet Album With Stevie Wonder

August 15, 2007 08:34:04 GMT


Tony Bennett has joined forces with Stevie Wonder to pen a duet album which is still raw in material but very much definite. The mutual collaboration is the stem of recent Grammy Award-winning of their duet in 'For Once In My Life'.

Bennett admitted that Wonder is "my favorite guy. He's so deep, and he's such a creative artists at all time. We enjoyed ('For Once in My Life') so much and we enjoyed being with each other, it seems natural to do more together."
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Another R-Rated Shoot 'Em Up Clips Coming

August 15, 2007 08:06:02 GMT


In its follow-up to the release of the Red Band trailer for "Shoot 'Em Up", New Line Cinema as the studio producing the flick has updated the movie's official website with more age restricted content which still requires an age verification to enter.

Apart from the previously-released trailer, visitors can take a look on three more clips for the action thriller labeled the animatic, the opening shootout scene, and addictiveTV remix. The most unique one probably is the former as it is made of roughly-drawn animation.
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Orlando Bloom Tops Cosmopolitan's Most Eligible List

August 15, 2007 08:02:02 GMT


When it comes to charm and eligibility, Orlando Bloom is the top. The Hollywood hottie and British actor has been chosen to top Cosmopolitan magazine's "Eligible Eleven" poll, after readers of the magazine chose him as the man they would most like to go on a date with.

Thanks to his handsome face and sex appeal that the 30-years-old actor could favorably earn a securing 21 percent of the vote, placing him on the 1st spot, besting fellow movie star Wentworth Miller who comes at 2nd.
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50 Cent, Perry Farrell, Kelly Rowland Collaborated for 'Football'

August 15, 2007 07:53:31 GMT


An unlikely partnership among rapper 50 Cent, R&B songstress Kelly Rowland and rocker Perry Farrell has resulted in a music/sport promo. The threesome reworked "Only Love, Let's Celebrate', Perry's band Satellite Party new single which will be utilized in the upcoming 2007 college football season on ESPN.

"(ESPN) had the idea to bring in someone who can rap and a female who can sing, and then put it together (as a remix)," Farrell told MTV News. "So when I heard that ESPN was interested in that and they also wanted to get a rapper, they made a wise choice. Their ears were tuning in to the things that I was hoping for. And when they told me they were thinking about 50 on it? Wow, that could be amazing."
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Victoria Adams Tipped to Play an Overweight Bridesmaid in Ugly Betty

August 15, 2007 07:36:12 GMT


Victoria Adams is a fat bridesmaid, literally. The singer and mother of three who's been confirmed to make a cameo on the TV hit show "Ugly Betty" is set to play a fat version of herself in a forthcoming episode of the comedy.

The super-thin Spice Girl will reportedly put on a fat suit and pretend to have gained a lot of weight since her move to America in the special episode of the hit comedy about a glossy fashion magazine. Vic herself is said to have been thinking this is going to be "really funny".
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Heart's Ann Wilson Goes Solo With New LP

August 15, 2007 07:16:56 GMT


In her ripe age, Ann Wilson who became prominent as the singer of multi-selling '80s band Heart decides to give a solo career a go. A debut album called 'Hope & Glory' will be released on September 11 featuring guests like Elton John, Wynonna, Gretchen Wilson, k.d. Lang, Alison Krauss, and many more.

For the lead single, Ann stayed true to her Led Zeppelin influence by reworking the band's 'Immigrant Song'. It will be premiered on August 20 and in the meantime, a sneak peek of the song can be heard on her MySpace page.
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Lindsay Lohan Sued for Assault and Negligence

August 15, 2007 07:08:53 GMT


Lindsay Lohan hits another new low with another car chase suit. The troubled singer who is said to have been spending her time in an undisclosed rehab facility, was sued Tuesday August 14th for assault and negligence by Tracie Rice, a woman who was a passenger in a car that the star is accused of chasing while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

In the lawsuit she filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Rice alleged she was the passenger in the SUV which Lindsay chased in the early morning of July 24th. She was riding with Michelle Beck, the mother of Lindsay's former assistant, when the star's car suddenly "made a corresponding aggressive move in an effort to block their escape" every time Beck tried to drive away.
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Jason Statham Tipped as Action Man in G.I. Joe?


August 15, 2007 07:02:11 GMT


Still hot from its report on Stephen Sommers to direct "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra", IESB.net now is coming with a new one already, stating Jason Statham is getting considered to play the role of Action Man, the original G.I. Joe doll's British counterpart initially produced by Palitoy in 1966, in the movie.

"The producers are keen on keeping the Action Man character in the film to make marketing of the film easier abroad including using that name for international territories to avoid any potential negative reactions that some parts of the world may have with the name G.I. Joe," so the site claimed.
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Newcomer Lucy Walsh Offers Upbeat '80s Driven Album

August 15, 2007 06:43:57 GMT


On the trail of her father's famous name, Lucy Walsh defines herself as a musician through the release of a debut album 'Lost in the Lights'. The daughter of Eagles' Joe Walsh is determined to make a major change in music industry with her pop/rock sound album.

Lucy has been writing and recording for this album since last year. The singer, who works with her label mates in Island/Def Jam, self-described the sound as a fun, vibrant and '80s or classically infused. “Blending organic with synthetic sounds has always appealed to me, and when I began recording these songs, that’s the approach I naturally took,” she said.
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Breaking News, Amy Winehouse and Hubby Checked Into Rehab

August 15, 2007 05:26:44 GMT


It takes time and needs hard work for the people close to her before they could finally get her into rehab. Amy Winehouse and her husband Blake Fielder-Civil have checked into rehab, the U.K.'s Daily Mirror reported.

The paper wrote that Winehouse, famous for her hit single "Rehab", and Blake agreed to go to rehab when their respective fathers nearly came to blows over their children's drug use. The couple reportedly already checked into an undisclosed drug rehabilitation center in the United States to deal with their addiction problems.
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Lupe, Kanye and Pharrell Planning a CRS Studio Album

August 15, 2007 05:17:15 GMT


Lupe Fiasco hinted that his supergroup CRS (Child Rebel Soldiers) with Kanye West and Pharrell Williams may release more than just an online mixtape. The rapper revealed the intention on working on a studio album but the challenge is to find a time among the super-busy solo artists.

"Now [our labels are] working it out," Lupe said as quoted on Billboard.com. "Whoever is going to pay is going to pay a whole hell of a lot. Everybody is excited, [but] 'Us Placers' is the only record we have." 'Us Placers' is a track by CRS that appears both online and on a mixtape by West titled 'Can't Tell Me Nothing: The Official Mixtape'. The group performed the tune in recent Lollapalooza Fest.
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Escape from New York to Be Len Wiseman's Next Directing Project

August 15, 2007 05:10:30 GMT


Eager to have another gun-banging action after "Live Free or Die Hard", Len Wiseman is close to get "Escape from New York" as his next helming stint.

Variety has revealed that the Fremont-born filmmaker is currently in final negotiations with the studio producing the flick, New Line Cinema, for the task, which will require him to develop the actioner from Ken Nolan's script.
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TomKat's Daughter, Suri Cruise, Signed as the New Face of Baby GAP

August 15, 2007 04:43:22 GMT


She hasn't even had her 2nd birthday, but Suri Cruise already steps her feet on the line of popularity. The beloved daughter of celebrity couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes has been signed to be the new face of Baby GAP.

Poppa Tom and momma Kate reportedly have been offered a lucrative deal to have their baby daughter fronts the clothing chain's upcoming campaign. No official confirmation just yet from the parents concerning the report.
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Salma Hayek Set to Star in and Produce New Rom-Com Flick

August 15, 2007 04:23:02 GMT


Maintaining her productiveness in film industry, Salma Hayek is poised to topline an untitled romantic comedy that she will also produce for Walt Disney Pictures.

Story centers on a conservative doctor who gets the surprise of his life when he learns that the ex-boyfriend of his fiancee is an international Latin superstar who has come to Los Angeles to win her back. Hayek reportedly is billed to play the fiancee.
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Sold Out, Paris Hilton's West Hollywood Home


August 15, 2007 03:56:57 GMT


Paris Hilton is moving out from her old nest and heading for the new one. The hotel heiress has just had her Hollywood Hills home sold for $4.25 million after just 10 days put it on the market.

The 1926 Spanish-style house reportedly boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, an a separate guest quarter and office, with one bedroom was converted into the "ultimate closet." Paris bought the mansion in 2004 for US$2.9 million.
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Rachael Leigh Cook Takes Role in Golden Door


August 15, 2007 03:55:51 GMT


Back to her field of expertise of romantic comedy genre, Rachael Leigh Cook has secured a starring part in "The Golden Door (2008)" alongside "Disturbia" star Sarah Roemer, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

On the way to accompany the two are rapper Snoop Dogg and Joseph Cross, who are currently in final negotiations to join the cast.
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Jennifer Lopez's New English Album to be Released Oct. 9


August 15, 2007 03:23:26 GMT


Jennifer Lopez has found the release date for her new English album. 'Brave' will be dropped October 9 , few weeks prior the first date of her joint tour with husband Marc Anthony.

A song called 'Do It Well' has been prepared to be the first single in U.S. Lopez announced that it will be played for the first time on radio outlets on August 21 and a video music that will be shot on August 16 and 17 will be premiered afterwards. In U.K. Lopez has released 'Hold It, Don't Drop It' as the first single and its arrival on U.S. radios will be the end of this month.
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Neverwhere Movie to Be Positively Made

August 15, 2007 03:22:53 GMT


First it was a TV miniseries, then got turned into a novel and now, will finally go into the big screen for sure.

Yes, soon there really will come "Neverwhere" in theaters for either fans of the series or book to enjoy, author Neil Gaiman has confirmed to MTV. Project actually had been developed at Jim Henson Company in the past years, but seemed to get lost in the process until now.
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Shannon Elizabeth to Learn Cooking in Hell's Kitchen


August 15, 2007 03:02:51 GMT


An actress and former fashion model, Shannon Elizabeth is not good at all at cooking. Yet, the beauty best known for her portrayal as Nadia in the hit movie "American Pie" (1999), is willing to improve her cooking skills, thus has signed on for the reality TV show "Hell's Kitchen".

"I'm a horrible cook because I always try to do it with oil, no butter - no flavor," the actress revealed. "Nobody else will ever eat it. My housekeeper now cooks."
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Could There Be More? Brangelina to Adopt Baby Girl from Ethiopia

August 15, 2007 02:18:08 GMT


One, two, three, and the fourth one is on its way. Talk is heating up that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are keen to expand their clan with another child, supposedly a baby girl from Ethiopia. The celebrity couple is said to have been planning to visit the country November later this year to seek another child.

Sources close to the couple said Brangelina hope that another adoption will shore up their relationship as well as helping Zahara, the Ethiopian girl they adopted two years ago, feels more connected to the rest of the family.
 
 
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