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August 21, 2007

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Star Trek Shooting Scoop Right from Zachary Quinto's Mouth

August 21, 2007 09:38:40 GMT


Featured in a recent write up on USA Today's "Celeb Watch with Will Keck" alongside his "Star Trek" co-star Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto has openly unveiled few tidbits about the highly-anticipated project which will hit theaters on Christmas Day 2008.

Set to check out from NBC's series "Heroes" for a while in November to undergo 85-day shoot for the sci-fi flick, the actor informed that eleven stages have been built on the Paramount Lot and two weeks out of the shooting schedule would be spent for filming in Iceland.
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Bond 22 Makers Scouting More Italian Sets?

August 21, 2007 09:06:21 GMT


Hot from the filming at Palio di Siena in Tuscany, Italy last week, filmmakers of "Bond 22" are now being speculated to look for more shooting locations around the country to be used as additional settings for the movie.

Report posted by ANSA.it suggested that those in charge for the flick have explored areas around the Basilicata region of southern Italy and, to be specific, have visited the town of Craco plus the viaducts of the Montecotugno di Senise dam as well as the road around San Biagio and Maratea in the province of Potenza.
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Win a Date With Mya Through Video Contest!

August 21, 2007 08:54:31 GMT


In anticipation of her new album's release, Mya has conducted a video contest for her fans. Entitled "Do you think you have what it takes to go on a date with Mya?", it gives fans a chance to meet her in person and spend a quality time with her.

The basic rule is quite simple. Submit a 30 seconds video clip stating your name, age, height and the reason why you should be Mya's date. Once you're satisfied with the footage, upload it to 'Ridin With Mya Youtube Group'. Only those 18 years and above contestants are allowed to participate.
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Just Jack Hires Kylie Minogue in 'I Talk Too Much'


August 21, 2007 08:18:42 GMT


While the come up of Kylie Minogue's pop come back is still blurry, the singer's latest work can be spotted in a collaboration with British electronic musician Just Jack. A track called 'I Talk Too Much', which is included in Jack's January-released album 'Overtones', features Kylie's voice in the background.

The song has had its original version that featured the voice of Jack only. This reworked piece although having little and considerably faint voice of Kylie, sports brighter and stronger definition in terms of harmony. It is only available in the U.S. release of 'Overtones' and is still not yet determined to be a single.
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T.I. Gets Two More Acting Stints to Do

August 21, 2007 08:08:22 GMT


Manages to keep his plate full for some time ahead, rapper-turned-actor T.I. recently revealed to MTV that he has added two more film projects into the roster and would begin shooting them within the next several months.

One of the two appears to be titled "Once Was Lost", which the Atlanta native described as a coming-of-age feature about "the relationship, the bond that was created from two very unlike characters."
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Seal Announced Street Date of Dance Album

August 21, 2007 07:47:30 GMT


Seal's new album 'System' has begun taking shape as he announced the official release date. The singer's first album in four years will not arrive in October as many have reported but on November 20 through Warner Bros Records.

For this album Seal has changed direction slightly to more up tempo beats to eliminate the perspective that he's known for ballads only. "Over the years I've somehow become more known for my ballads which I also love doing but dance music has always been close to my heart," he said earlier this year.
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Jessica Biel to Strip Off in Powder Blue

August 21, 2007 07:29:22 GMT


Has long distanced herself from showing extra skin for a shoot since her topless picture in the 2000 Gear magazine, Jessica Biel appears to have a change of mind on the matter.

According to US Weekly, the beauty has already "signed a contract that explicitly details the bare minimum fans will see" in her role as a single mother stripping to raise money for her terminally ill son in ensemble drama "Powder Blue." Scenes made for this flesh-showcasing reportedly will include shots of her breasts as well as her bottom in side view only.
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Fresh Track From Bow Wow and Omarion's Joint Project Leaks


August 21, 2007 06:51:01 GMT


Bow Wow and Omarion's promise to return as a duo in a brand new album has finally come to fruition. A new single called 'Designated Driver' from the album, now dubbed 'Face/Off', has leaked online and is predicted to be the lead single from the joint project.

'Designated Driver' is another hip-hop beat song that sees the singers, who started as teen sensations, all grown up both musically and lyrically. Although it's not the first time both have brought up girls issue in their songs, this would be one of the firsts Bow Wow to ever include the word 'a**' in his lyrics.
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Star Trek's James McAvoy-Is-Scotty Rumors Come True?

August 21, 2007 06:40:23 GMT


Speculations on Scottish actor James McAvoy to play Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in "Star Trek" are getting stronger by now as U.K.'s Sunday Mirror has come up with a claim stating the thesp is indeed set to be the Starship Enterprise's chief engineer for the project, which will be the eleventh big screen entry in the hit sci-fi series.

Saying "The Last King of Scotland" star will portray the young version of Scotty, the paper further pointed out that the movie would mark the first time a real Scot portraying the character, known among Trekkies to possess a thick Lowland Scottish accent, being played before by late Canadian actor James Doohan.
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Foxy Brown Pregnant and Getting Married Next Month


August 21, 2007 06:39:18 GMT


In a more shocking news than her being accused of lying to police during a traffic stop, Foxy Brown is reported pregnant and getting married.

The troubled rapper has confirmed earlier rumors that she is in fact pregnant, telling the NY Post "I'm getting married in September. I'm pregnant." She, however, remained tight-lipped on how far along she's carrying nor does she let slip the identity of her husband to be.
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Avril Lavigne and Sheryl Crow Make Up 'GirlFrenzy'

August 21, 2007 06:15:17 GMT


Combining renowned female artists with new and upcoming ones has resulted in GirlFrenzy Festival, a musical event to take place October 27 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, California. Among those to take the stage are Avril Lavigne, Sheryl Crow and Colbie Caillat.

Fiona Apple, who is working on her fourth studio album, is also on the bill along with lesser known Sara Bareilles and Antigone Rising, concert promoters announced on Monday (August 20). This event was established by Right Arm Entertainment that has gained reputation through its Rock on the Range festival last May.
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Laura Linney Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend Marc Schauer


August 21, 2007 05:10:54 GMT


Laura Linney is engaged to marry. The Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actress is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Marc Schauer.

"They are very happy," a representative for the movie star tells E!, confirmed that Marc popped the question last week. No date has been set for the nuptials though. The marriage will be the second for Linney following her divorce from her first husband David Adkins in 2000.
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J. Holiday and Duo Nina Sky Got 'Bed' Remixed

August 21, 2007 05:01:01 GMT


New R&B act J. Holiday, who has enjoyed moderate success through his single 'Bed', makes another step in getting acknowledgment through a collaboration with duo Nina Sky. Holiday took his charting single 'Bed' back in the studio and add the Puerto Rican sisters' voice to it.

The original version contains the lyrics: "Wrap me up in your legs/ Then I'ma rock your body, turn you over, love is war, I'm your soldier, touching you like it's our first time". And the addition of female voice said "Anything that you need/ You can have it from me/ Baby I'm here to please/ So put your lovin' in me", suggesting, as many may have known, interpretation of sexual intercourse instead of simply putting a girlfriend to bed.
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Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, and Lindsay Lohan to Turn Celebrity Apprentice?!

August 21, 2007 04:30:09 GMT


When it comes to business, Donald Trump is the best. A very successful businessman, he does know what to do to earn more money. Owns the instinct and sense, he even knows it will do some good for troubled stars Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton should they appear on his show "Celebrity Apprentice."

Thinking that having the experience appearing on the hit TV show would be "a positive thing" for the troubled stars to do, Trump tells the New York Post, "We're negotiating with Britney right now. Can you imagine her doing it? We're not sure what will happen. She's a f**king mess. And that little reality show she had [UPN's Britney and Kevin: Chaotic,] did nothing. But she likes the idea of being on television and I think she'd be great."
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Jamie Foxx Takes the Lead in The Soloist

August 21, 2007 04:24:30 GMT


Lauded for his remarkable portrayal of Ray Charles in "Ray" which gave him an Oscar nod back in 2005, sure it's no wonder to find Jamie Foxx again set to play a real-life musician on the big screen.

Report coming from Variety has revealed that the actor is poised to topline a dramatic feature titled "The Soloist" as a brilliant but mentally troubled musician Nathaniel Ayers who developed schizophrenia in his second year at Juilliard and ended up homeless on the streets of downtown L.A. where he performs the violin and cello.
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Nelly Furtado, Common, Lil Wayne Joining 2007 MTV VMA Performers

August 21, 2007 04:18:41 GMT


MTV Video Music Awards this year aims high in terms of stage act. The organizers of the event have just invited today's biggest acts like Nelly Furtado, Gym Class Heroes, Lil Wayne and Common to be the onstage performers.

The foursome along with T-Pain, Gnarls Barkley's Cee-Lo and Australian singer Daniel Merriweather will join the previously reported performers, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Fall Out Boy, Amy Winehouse, Timbaland and many more. The latter in particular will be a busy body that night. Beside being the event's official maestro to arrange collaboration among artists, he will also host a Fantasy Suite party with big nominee Justin Timberlake.
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Not Again, Pete Doherty Arrested on Suspicion of Drugs Possession

August 21, 2007 03:42:10 GMT


Pete Doherty is a nonstop tornado of trouble. As if he has yet enough made media headlines with his drug habits, the troubled musician hits another new low with another drug possession charge. The Babyshambles frontman was arrested early on Monday August 20th on suspicion of drugs possession.

According to police sources Pete and his two friends, a male and a female, were arrested at approximately 2:30 a.m. after the car he was riding in was pulled over by London authorities in the city's Tower Hamlets district. The threesome was taken into custody at an east London police station.
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Eleven Injured During Valkyrie Shoot

August 21, 2007 03:36:47 GMT


Awful happening struck Bryan Singer's WWII thriller "Valkyrie" when eleven people got injured upon falling off the back of a truck in filming a scene for the flick in Berlin, Germany, local police informed on Monday, August 20, 2007.

Reports claimed the accident occurred after a side panel of the truck carrying the eleven burst open as the vehicle drove around a corner in central Berlin on Sunday evening (August 19). One was seriously hurt and had to remain in hospital for further treatment with filming being halted following the occurrence.
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Ryan Seacrest Is Hosting the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards

August 21, 2007 03:10:51 GMT


Ryan Seacrest can never have enough of hosting task. A radio, television personality, and anchorman, best known as the host of top-rated television show "American Idol," he's been picked to host the 59th annual Primetime Emmy Awards next month.

Seacrest "is a consummate host of major live broadcast events and a proven talent who always makes it look easy, which makes him the perfect choice for this year's Emmy telecast," Mark Darnell, president of alternative entertainment at the Fox television network, said in a statement Monday August 20th.
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Tripper Filmmakers Accused of Copying Another Movie

August 21, 2007 03:07:37 GMT


Suspected to rip off the premise presented in a 2002 feature titled "The Truth About Beef Jerky", filmmakers of slasher flick "The Tripper" are facing a lawsuit for copyright infringement filed by screenwriter of the movie, Fritz Junker.

Report from TMZ informed that Junker had placed legal papers in a Los Angeles court Thursday, August 16, 2007 alleging director David Arquette and his Coquette Productions Inc. shingle for copying the story of "Beef Jerky" as both films centers on a group of modern-day hippies who get hunted by a psychopath at a music festival in California.
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Katie Price Unveiled Her New Stunning Perfume


August 21, 2007 02:40:14 GMT


A glamor model, television personality, magazine columnist and businesswoman, Katie Price has just had her name licensed to yet another product, perfume. Dressed in a white ballgown, the busty female posed for media at the Kensington Roof Gardens in London with a bottle of the fragrance which she called "Stunning."

"I've always been a big fan of perfume and think it's important for a girl to smell nice, so to finally have a fragrance of my own is amazing," Ms. Price said in a statement Monday August 20th. "It's taken 14 months to create, as I wanted something floral and feminine but still strong. It smells beautiful and I think a lot of women will love it just like I do."
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Rose McGowan Up for Barbarella Role?

August 21, 2007 02:39:56 GMT


After Kate Beckinsale's statement claiming she is not approached to play the title character in "Barbarella", words now are buzzing around that Rose McGowan is a possible candidate to fill in the role, being the girlfriend of the flick's helmer Robert Rodriguez.

According to JoBlo's inside source, the actress is close to land the part and even has already carried out some FX test footage with the crew for the film. Make no mistake, however, this could be just because she has been conveniently available for Rodriguez to use as the model for the character, and until official confirmation is made, it's best to consider the scoop as merely a rumor for now.
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Foo Fighters' 'The Pretenders' Music Video on MTV2

August 21, 2007 02:33:24 GMT


Track 'The Pretenders' off Foo Fighters' new album 'Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace' have been released on the radio in early August. On August 20, the music video was premiered on MTV2.

'The Pretenders' is the lead single to the rock band's sixth album that was produced by Gil Norton (Dashboard Confessional, Maximo Park). It was officially released on the radio on August 7 and has entered U.K. Singles chart at # 28. Meanwhile in U.S. Modern Rock chart the single is positioned at #3 and still climbing.
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K-Fed Landed a Recurring Role on "One Tree Hill"

August 21, 2007 02:00:21 GMT


Britney Spears' ex-man is jobless no more. Kevin Federline lands a job, finally. The failed rapper has landed a recurring role in the upcoming fifth season of the CW's teen drama "One Tree Hill."

The network announced K-Fed addition to the series' cast Monday August 20th, confirmed that he will portray the role of Jason, described as "a cocky, enigmatic frontman" for No Means Yes, a legendary rock band in the show's fictional setting of Tree Hill, N.C.
 
 
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