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August 20, 2007

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Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston Team for Marley and Me

August 20, 2007 09:40:08 GMT


Set to make a great match to each other, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston are both poised to star together in Fox 2000's comedy feature "Marley & Me", Variety has revealed.

Based on the John Grogan bestselling memoir, project focuses on the relationship between a columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and his incorrigible Labrador retriever, Marley which he and his wife adopt to give them a taste of parenthood. However, the dog proves to be a hyperactive handful, wreaking havoc, getting kicked out of obedience school, and behaving even worse when the man's children begin to arrive, yet becomes an indispensable part of his family.
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Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes Cast in The Reader

August 20, 2007 09:03:06 GMT


Forging their first on-screen collaboration, Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes have both given their agreement to topline drama feature "The Reader" which The Weinstein Company is developing at its pit.

An adaptation of the German writer Bernhard Schlink bestselling novel, pic takes place in contemporary Germany and concerns a man who recounts the story of his erotic awakening in a covert love affair with an older woman in the wake of WWII. Stephen Daldry is plotted to direct from script by David Hare with shooting to be commenced late September in Berlin.
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New 3:10 to Yuma Clip and International Trailer Arrive Online

August 20, 2007 08:12:51 GMT


In the next two week, "3:10 to Yuma" will have made its way to the theaters nationwide, but looks like this fact does not mean that there is no something new to look at on the net before its release.

It has been learned that a clip and new international trailer for the Western movie have both been posted online at different sites. The former, labeled "Keep Your Gun On Him", is available at Yahoo! Movies while the latter one can be viewed in QuickTime/Windows Media Player, and Real Player formats at Empireonline.com.
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Neil Young Compiling New and Unreleased Materials in 'Chrome Dreams II'

August 20, 2007 08:10:19 GMT


Rocker Neil Young is set to release a new album that chronicles his 1977 unreleased album 'Chrome Dreams'. Although some materials from the unreleased CD eventually made it to several of his later albums, three songs were kept for 'Chrome Dreams II'.

There will also be 7 new songs that he wrote and played in front of 100 people at Reprise Records on last Wednesday (August 15). Produced by 'The Volume Dealers', Niko Bolas and himself, guest appearances includes Ben Keith, Ralph Molina and Rick Rosas.
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Kristen Bell Joins NBC's Heroes


August 20, 2007 07:41:56 GMT


This just in. Kristen Bell is joining NBC's "Heroes" cast.

NBC reportedly has picked the actress, best known for starring in the television show "Veronica Mars," to join the series' second season beginning in October. She reportedly has been billed to play Elle, a character described as a sexy, mysterious young lady who has ties to the supposed death of Peter, H.R.G.'s past and the future of Claire.
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Film Roles Lined Up for Scarlett Johansson

August 20, 2007 07:35:28 GMT


The rest of this year will be an extremely busy period for Scarlett Johansson, that's for sure.

In addition to her inclusion in period piece "Mary Queen of Scots", the beauty has signed on to highlight not only one but two more big screen features of ensemble comedy "He's Just Not That Into You" and action drama "The Spirit", The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
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Paris Hilton to Make Big Brother Debut?!

August 20, 2007 07:06:00 GMT


With Paris Hilton just around the corner, creating a Los Angeles frenzy with the unveiling of her fashion line, words got around that the hotel heiress is about to make an appearance in the UK version of reality TV series "Big Brother."

She reportedly has been offered 300,000 pounds, or nearly $1 million, to appear in the Channel 4 program scheduled for January next year. If only report on that matter is to be believed, Paris will thus become the highest paid celebrity on the show so far.
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Independence Day Helmer Remaking Fantastic Voyage

August 20, 2007 07:04:39 GMT


Recently completed "10,000 B.C." for Warner Bros. Pictures, Roland Emmerich has nabbed another helming stint to do. The German filmmaker next is set to direct 20th Century Foxs sci-fi feature "Fantastic Voyage", which turns out to be a remake of the 1966 film of the same name.

The original, helmed by Richard Fleischer, focused on a scientist dying of a blood clot whose only chance for survival is letting his five scientist colleagues be miniaturized in a ship and injected into his bloodstream.
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Spice Girls' Greatest Hits Cover Art Unveiled!

August 20, 2007 07:01:25 GMT


Newly reunited Spice Girls have revealed the cover art of their 'Greatest Hits' album on Friday (August 17). The Virgin CD employs simple white background with different font colors for the word 'SPICE'.

On the official website, the girls stated that they were involved on the design and "really pleased with it". The girls also announced that they are in preparation of their reunion tour that has been extended to an extra five dates in U.K. Tickets will go on sale next month. Log on to their official website for complete tour schedules.
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Kevin McKidd and Triple H on the Run to Play Thor the God of Thunder?


August 20, 2007 06:34:20 GMT


Now that Matthew Vaughn has been assigned to carry out the helming duties on "Thor", talks are shifting to who may fill in the lead role of the titular character with IESB.net and CHUD.com each mentioning a name for the part.

While the former brought up scoop that "Rome" star Kevin McKidd is being tipped to play the god of thunder, the latter site, in the meantime, has obtained info stating it is wrestler-turned-actor Triple H who is up to play the character instead.
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Jennifer Ellison to Make West End Return, Joining "Boeing-Boeing" Cast

August 20, 2007 06:20:26 GMT


Already moves on from her split with her longterm boyfriend, Jennifer Ellison is heading for West End, about to mark her return with a starring role in Matthew Warchus' critically acclaimed production of "Boeing-Boeing."

Concerning her taking part in the play, the actress-model will portray the role of American air hostess Gloria in the comedy tells about a successful yet playboy architect in Paris named Bernard who is juggling three fiancees. The role was previously played by actress Amy Nuttall.
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Rick Ross' Second Album Arriving in November?

August 20, 2007 05:15:22 GMT


Allhiphop.com has announced that Rick Ross' second Def Jam album 'Trilla' will be dropped November 11 instead of the initial August 28. On the other hand title track that is pulled as the lead single hasn't found its official release date although it has leaked online since July 2007.

'Trilla' is the follow up of the rapper's debut album 'Port of Miami' that peaked at #1 in Billboard's Hot 200 chart. The second effort is helmed by numerous notable producers such as Cool and Dre, DJ Khaled, Kanye West, Lil Jon, Scott Storch and The Neptunes.
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Paul McCartney Spotted Getting Close with Supermodel Christie Brinkley

August 20, 2007 04:58:08 GMT


Could it be true? Paul McCartney and Christie Brinkley are a hot new hookup? The former Beatle creates another media frenzy yet again with his being romantically linked to the supermodel after they were spotted getting up close and personal at a James Taylor concert.

McCartney and Brinkley were currently seen holidaying in The Hamptons and ran into each other at the concert, during which they are said to have slow-danced and "cuddled" during the romantic song "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You," and spent most of the night together.
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Details Unveiled on Scorpion King Sequel

August 20, 2007 04:38:52 GMT


Finally after two months, things begin to look clearer on the sequel project to "The Scorpion King."

Moviehole.net has delightfully provided handfuls of main details on the follow-up, now titled "The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian", informing the flick will present the back-story of Mathayus and his relationship with long time love Layla while Patti Jackson and Lisa Gooding are both set to produce.
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Lil Wayne Delays 'Tha Carter III' After It Leaked


August 20, 2007 04:30:43 GMT


Due to an irresponsible act from a valet, Lil Wayne has to push back the release date of his new album 'Tha Carter III'. The record that was marked "#1 most anticipated album of 2007" by XXL will arrive early 2008 instead of this autumn after it leaked online.

Weezy asked the parking attendant to park his car that still had the new CD on the stereo. The rapper told Blender, "I think the valet stole it. Never let another dude park your car when your CD's in the stereo." He will have to re-record some of the song now that they are online.
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Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough Engaged to Marry Girlfriend


August 20, 2007 04:24:19 GMT


Howie Dorough, one of the Backstreet Boys, is engaged to marry his longtime girlfriend, Leigh Boniello. The singer popped the question at a family New Year's Eve party on December 31, 2006 at Boniello's family home in New Jersey. The couple planning to walk down the aisle later this year.

"She wasn't expecting it, and I was quite nervous, more nervous about proposing to her in front of 40 family and friends than about performing in front of 400,000 people on-stage," the boy-bander told People adding that he had managed to keep the engagement to his "soul-mate" secret for more than seven months.
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Pete Doherty Has Reunited with Ex-Girlfriend Irina Lazareanu

August 20, 2007 03:55:38 GMT


Pete Doherty appears to have moved on from his split with former girlfriend Kate Moss and has reportedly rekindled her romance with ex-girlfriend Irina Lazareanu.

According to the Sunday Mirror the Babyshambles singer was seen meeting Irina at Claridge's hotel in London and they then went to visit his friend in Homerton. She later was said to accompany Doherty to the V Festival site in Chelmsford, Essex, where he and his music group were due on stage at 6pm.
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Official Iron Man Footage to Hit the Net Soon

August 20, 2007 03:50:41 GMT


Bringing good news that sure will delight all fans around the globe, "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau has posted an information on MySpace's Iron Man Movie Group confirming an official footage for the movie is about to get online soon.

"I hear you all loud and clear. You want to see the footage that we brought to SDCC," he wrote. "I am happy to report that both Marvel and Paramount have agreed to get a version of the footage out to you very soon. I will report the specifics when I get them."
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Gnarls Barkley's Second Album Delayed to Next Year

August 20, 2007 03:38:32 GMT


Gnarls Barkley's highly-expected second album will not arrive as scheduled. The album that was initially set for this September, has been pushed for a next year release.

The reason for the delay is the hectic schedule that one of the duo has. Danger Mouse, real name Brian Burton, won't be able to promote the album this year because he's busy with his new supergroup, Underground Animals. The new project will release an album before the end of this year, thus will consume Mouse's time this year.
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Dark Knight Gets a Real Senator In

August 20, 2007 03:22:52 GMT


Being a big, longtime fan of Batman comics, a U.S. Senator has landed a cameo role in the highly-anticipated "The Dark Knight."

Current chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Sen. Patrick Leahy has revealed that he will show up as what he calls the "distinguished gentleman" in this second installment of the revitalized superhero franchise. His scene was filmed this summer and reportedly involves the Caped Crusader, The Joker, and Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred Pennyworth.
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Maroon 5 Ask Fans to Submit Music Videos

August 20, 2007 03:19:05 GMT


Maroon 5 is in the progress of making their third music video from sophomore album 'It Won't Be Soon Before Long' and the band has asked fans to participate. Keyboardist Jesse Carmichael posted a message on the band's MySpace requesting fans to send in a video for 'Won't Go Home Without You'.

The post read: "So, here's the deal. We want your help with a video we're making for the song "Won't Go Home Without You." We're asking for video footage of you with the loves of your life. Friends, Lovers, Family, Pets, Musical Instruments... You name it. Whatever and whomever you love, we want to include footage of it in our video."
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Victoria Adams to Offer Fashion Advice in Her New Book

August 20, 2007 03:13:27 GMT


A singer, songwriter, fashion designer and television personality, Victoria Adams is famous as a fashion trend-setter as well. Becoming the role model for numbers of females, the Spice Girl is keen to share her fashion tips in her forthcoming book "That Extra Half an Inch: Hair, Heels and Everything in Between."

"I've always been a girl's girl," Vic said in a statement. "And I know from experience that making the very best of your self is something any woman can do. I was never the 6-foot-tall pinup. I've always been the girl-next-door who got lucky. I've come a long way in the last ten years, but this book isn't my attempt to tell you what or what not to do. It's just to share some of what I've learned."
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Superbad Is Super Good as Box Office Champ

August 20, 2007 02:47:46 GMT


The misadventures of two high school buddies trying to score booze in "Superbad" turned out to fulfill moviegoers' need for some laughs as they spent their weekend in theaters.

Drawing in a large cash of $33.1 million in ticket sales, the teen comedy wonderfully soared right to the top spot of weekend North American box office running August 17-19, 2007, preventing last-week's champ "Rush Hour 3" to prolong its reign on the chart.
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Kathy Griffin Dating Apple Computer Co-Founder Steve Wozniak


August 20, 2007 02:45:04 GMT


Kathy Griffin is single no more. The two time Emmy-nominated American stand-up comedian and actress reportedly has fallen for Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak.

Griffin and Wozniak first met when he attended one of her comedy shows last month. After that he gave her dog a basket of gifts which she thought was a joke. "Kathy's assistant contacted his assistant . . . they thought maybe it was a joke. But it was true. He saw her perform and wanted to meet her," the New York Post quoted a source as saying.
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Garth Brooks 'Ultimate Hits' on Shelves This November

August 20, 2007 02:41:35 GMT


Seven years after he announced a retirement, Garth Brooks returns to music scene with a greatest hits. Not only sporting 30 of his classics, the double CD compilation called 'The Ultimate Hits' also include four new songs.

Like always, Brooks co-wrote most of his new songs. 'More Than a Memory' is half the work of songwriters Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs and Billy Montana. Meanwhile in 'Midnight Sun', Brooks sat down with old time partners Jerrod Niemann and Richie Brown.
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Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger Splits with Boyfriend Talan Torriero


August 20, 2007 02:18:36 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger is back on the single saddle again. The Pussycat Dolls star is said to have dumped her boyfriend, actor Talan Torriero.

On why she ditched him it is reported that it's because the songstress doesn't have time for romance as she's too focused on her pop career concerning the preparation for the release of her forthcoming solo album "Her Name is Nicole".
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Jamelia and Soccer Boyfriend Darren Byfield Split

August 20, 2007 01:53:33 GMT


It's over between Jamelia and her boyfriend Darren Byfield. The British pop star and soccer star have decided to go separate ways after three years together.

British newspaper the Daily Mirror reports Jamelia and her two children have moved out of the couple's shared home in Kent, England, and returned to her family in Birmingham.
 
 
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