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August 24, 2007

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It's True, Stephen Sommers Directing G.I. Joe

August 24, 2007 09:50:07 GMT


Talks about Stephen Sommers boarded "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" finally are proven true as Paramount Pictures has confirmed that it has tapped "The Mummy" director to take care helming matters for the project, which had long been in development at the studio.

Sommers reportedly was hired right after he pitched his version of the flick to Paramount chairman-CEO Brad Grey and production prexy Brad Weston on Wednesday evening (August 22). The Indianapolis-born filmmaker next is expected to begin production in February next year for a summer 2009 release.
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First Live Album in Two Decades for R.E.M.

August 24, 2007 09:48:20 GMT


Expect the unexpected, R.E.M. finally gives their live album a go. After more than 2 decades running in the music industry, the band compile as many as 22 tracks in a double CD/DVD album for the first time.

The album set comprised of footage taken from a concert at Dublin'sThe Point Venue on February 27, 2005. The album will not only contain many of their greatest hits but also rarities like 'I'm Gonna DJ' that went unreleased and will be included in their 2008 album.
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Little Big Town Giving Away New Single for Free!

August 24, 2007 09:28:49 GMT


No leaking is necessary, country music group Little Big Town is giving their new single for free. 'I'm With the Band', a new song to be included in their not-yet titled album is made available for free download.

The downloading begins today (August 24) and will expire within 24 hours at 12:00 A.M. on Saturday, (August 25). The song along with its video music premiere are available on the band's official website.
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The Hunting Party New York Premiere Crowded with Stars

August 24, 2007 09:23:27 GMT


Notable Hollywood names bonded together cheerfully in the Big Apple as they took time out of their hectic schedules to attend the New York City premiere for dark comic thriller "The Hunting Party" held Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at the city's Paris Theater.

Major cast members of the flick like Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, James Brolin, and Jesse Eisenberg were spotted to walk down the red carpet with director Richard Shepard also present, smiles never leaving their faces. Other celebrities joining the party included actress Vera Farmiga, TV host Montel Williams, Golden Globes-nominated actor Matthew Modine, "The Covenant" star Chase Crawford, and Dylan Baker, who recently played Dr. Curt Connors in "Spider-Man 3."
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Pamela Anderson to Name Her New Casino Planet Pammie

August 24, 2007 09:11:49 GMT


An actress, sex symbol, glamor model, producer, TV personality, and author, Pamela Anderson is about to add one more profession into her resume, which is casino owner, as she is said to be keen to open her own casino.

"Pammie is interested in several different ventures and is currently leaning towards a themed venue - possibly a casino," a source was quoted as saying. And by then rumors on the street say Pammy would like to name her casino "Planet Pammy."
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The Killers Putting Non U.S. Singles in Upcoming Album

August 24, 2007 08:55:20 GMT


On the heels of 2006's 'Sam's Town', The Killers have announced their return to the studio for third album work. Frontman Brandon Killers intends to spread their U.K. Singles to America as the B-sides of the new album that is predicted to be in stores before the end of 2008.

"In England we have a lot of B-sides that people in America would never know about because we don't have singles here," Flowers told Billboard.com. "So we have about 15 of these songs that people have never heard, and we wanted to stick them on something for people to get to have them all together."
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First Hitman Feature Trailer Lands Safely on the Net

August 24, 2007 08:44:34 GMT


Finally the moment the game fans have been waiting for has come as the first feature trailer for 20th Century Fox's "Hitman" is now available online in the follow-up to the arrival of the movie's teaser trailer back in June.

Posted exclusively on IGN Movies, the trailer can also be accessed through Hitman Trailer section on AceShowbiz. Presented in both Windows Media Player and QuickTime formats, it starts with the same music and introduction as before, only this time the narrator's voice is heard throughout.
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Bad Girl Madonna Gone Good

August 24, 2007 08:35:10 GMT


The queen of pop Madonna is a bad girl. She used to. The pop singer, who has numbers of massive hit singles, goes straight to the top spot of new list of "Bad Girls Gone Good" compiled by In Touch magazine.

"Madonna is a devoted mom these days, but back in the '80s and '90s, she was every mother's worst nightmare! Whether expressing herself in racy videos or posing nude for her Sex book, she was determined to shock," In Touch magazine wrote about Madonna in their upcoming issues.
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Shilpa Shetty Cast for a Mythological Role in New Indian Flick

August 24, 2007 08:00:57 GMT


Amid the heavy speculations on her being the new Bond girl in "Bond 22", Shilpa Shetty has secured her next acting stint in a film based on the ancient Sanskrit epic "Ramayana", her publicist Dale Bhagwagar said Wednesday, August 22, 2007.

In the movie, titled "Hanuman", the Indian actress is confirmed to play Sita, the wife of Prince Rama of Ayodhya who is abducted by a vicious demon king triggering a gory battle. Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves may have been asked to make an appearance in the project, set to be directed by Uru Patel, Bhagwagar further remarked.
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Masi Oka Scores Got Milk? Ads

August 24, 2007 07:59:19 GMT


Masi Oka, who plays time-traveling Hiro Nakamura on the hit NBC show "Heroes," is the next celeb that scores the "Got Milk?" ads.

The ad, featuring Oka, reads "My hero? Think hard. It's milk. Some studies suggest teens who choose it instead of sugary drinks tend to be leaner, plus the protein helps build muscle. So grab a glass. Then you can change the future, too."
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New R-Rated Beowulf Trailer Coming

August 24, 2007 07:17:40 GMT


Just bringing up a new movie still for "Beowulf", Paramount Pictures has made a quick move in adding another new material for the movie by putting a new restricted trailer on the flick's official site.

Submitted in the site's restricted content, the trailer features more footage than the previous trailers did, including glimpses on the figure of Grendel's mother and more impressively, R-rated action sequence. Like any other movie sites, there is age verification that one must pass before being allowed to see the trailer.
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Kate Walsh Planning to Get Married Over Labor Day Weekend, Get the Details Here

August 24, 2007 07:04:35 GMT


Dr. Addison Montgomery is getting married, soon. The character's star Kate Walsh is planning to tie the knot with fiance Alex Young over America's Labor Day weekend, September 3rd later this year.

Walsh and Young became engaged after the 20th Century Fox production co-president proposed in San Fransisco and presented her with Neil Lane Jubilee-cut diamond back on May 15th.
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Ice Cube and Fred Durst Team for Comeback

August 24, 2007 06:44:21 GMT


What happens when a rapper meets a lead singer from a nu metal band? The result is not a singing collaboration as many would assume but a big screen feature instead; just ask Ice Cube and Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit.

Yes, the two have joined forces to work on together in an inspirational sports drama entitled "Comeback" that Dimension Films is now developing. Pic is based on a true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
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Watch Video of Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's First Ever Public Hand-Holding Here

August 24, 2007 06:19:07 GMT


Finally, finally, yes finally. Hollywood's most kept secret is no longer an unconfirmed speculation as rumored lovers Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel made their relationship public with their being spotted holding hands in public.

Timberlake and Biel, who've been keeping their relationship very low key and private, were videotaped holding hands as they made their way out of his New York restaurant, Southern Hospitality, to a waiting SUV. That was count to be their first ever public hand-holding. Watch the video below.
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A Ballad Song by Britney Spears Leaked

August 24, 2007 05:20:19 GMT


Another new song from Britney Spears has emerged online. PerezHilton.com gained the access to the singer's material which is still unknown whether to make the cut for her comeback album or not.

The unnamed song presents a ballad tune with lyrics calling out to a lover who seems too busy to meet her. If this indeed will be the song that is made the first single, Britney will be premiering it in this year's MTV Video Music Awards on September 9.
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Ryan Reynolds Favors Deadpool Over Flash


August 24, 2007 05:04:29 GMT


Long been presumed to be the possible star for playing the titular superhero in "The Flash" which he recently assured to still be happening, Ryan Reynolds turns out to have another character in mind he favors more than the Scarlet Speedster.

"I’ve always wanted to do 'Deadpool,'" he enthused in an interview with MTV. "I think I would forgo anything to play it in some incarnation."
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2007 MTV Video Music Awards Invites You to See the Event Live!

August 24, 2007 04:20:59 GMT


One of the biggest music award events this year is giving you the chance to witness the statuettes exchanging hands in person. 2007 MTV Video Music Awards is holding a contest to take you to see the ceremony live in Las Vegas' Palms Casino Resort on Sunday, September 9.

The Grand Prize winner is eligible for a comfortable seat in the night's event, access for the parties throughout the weekend, accommodation including transportation and three nights stay at a posh Las Vegas hotel, a shopping spree with celebrity stylist Angelique O'Neil and a $100 cash. The Grand Prize rounds up to $4,000.
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Paris Hilton Shops Baby Gifts for Nicole Richie, Buys Private Mansion in Beverly Hills

August 24, 2007 04:19:46 GMT


What a kind friend Paris Hilton is? It appears that when she said she's happy for Nicole Richie's impending motherhood, she did mean it as she's been seen baby-gift shopping for her BFF.

Paris visited the celebrity shopping hot spot Intuition for some very special baby gifts Thursday August 23rd and has reportedly spent around $10,000 buying up baby clothes and accessories for Nicole and boyfriend Joel Madden's child.
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First Official Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem Still Unleashed

August 24, 2007 04:07:05 GMT


Following the announcement of its new, longer title, the first official image for "Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem" has delightfully been posted online, as featured on the left, for fans of the series to take a look at.

Though able to catch both of the outer-space beings, those who expect more probably are going to still be curious as the movie still only presents what can be said as the silhouettes of the creatures rather than their detailed image that fans sure have been longing to see. Even so, the photo does suggests that changes apparently have been made on the two's appearances as reported before.
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Isla Fisher Toplining Secret Dream World of a Shopaholic


August 24, 2007 03:45:59 GMT


Scoring a top billing in the flick, Isla Fisher has given her commitment to star in "The Secret Dream World of a Shopaholic", which will be the adaptation of Sophie Kinsella's bestselling novel "Confessions of a Shopaholic", JoBlo has revealed.

For the project, Fisher reportedly is set to portray Rebecca Bloomwood, a recent college graduate working as a financial journalist in New York City. All goes well in her life except for one thing: she is a shopaholic. As the bills are piling up fast, she must creatively find solutions to her mounting debt while on the same time being faced with a fact that she falls in love with a highly successful entrepreneur she is highlighting for the magazine.
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Amy Winehouse and Husband Engaged in Bloody Brawl


August 24, 2007 03:30:17 GMT


Amy Winehouse's life is a real mess. The heavily covered drugs issues, the many canceled shows, and her being in and out of rehab, as if those are not enough, the troubled singer provoked another yet bad publication of her as she's been engaged in a bitter and bloody brawl with her husband Blake Fielder-Civil.

The junkie couple, who's been staying at a five-star hotel in Soho for the past three days after checking out of rehab for crack and heroin addiction, was seen out and about in the streets of London at 4.45am Thursday August 23rd with wounds all over their body which may tell us the brawl was surely wild and out of control.
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Lindsay Lohan's Public Statement of Self-Responsibility

August 24, 2007 03:15:38 GMT


Shortly after her lawyer scored her a plea deal, Lindsay Lohan issued a public statement through her representative which more or less sounds like a self confession.

The statement released Thursday August 23rd, read "It is clear to me that my life has become completely unmanageable because I am addicted to alcohol and drugs. Recently, I relapsed and did things for which I am ashamed. I broke the law, and today I took responsibility by pleading guilty to the charges in my case."
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New Jesse James Feature Trailer Goes Online

August 24, 2007 03:10:19 GMT


Giving longer, clearer description on the story presented in its upcoming "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford", Warner Bros. Pictures has submitted a new feature trailer for the Western movie on the net for moviegoers to grab.

Initially available exclusively on Moviefone in High Definition, the trailer, running at 2 minutes 23 seconds, now can also be seen on YouTube exactly the same as posted at the bottom. For previous trailers, do take time to look for them at The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Trailer page at AceShowbiz.
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The Last Goodnight Jumping in Tour With Elliott Yamin

August 24, 2007 02:37:22 GMT


Up and coming rock act The Last Goodnight will jump on the road together with American Idol finalist Elliott Yamin. After completing their bill with Rocco DeLuca and The Burden, the band will right away begin a 31-city trek that embarks in Chicago, I.L. on October 5.

“We poured our hearts and souls into making this album and love being out on the road playing the songs live,” said frontman Kurtis John. “Our live show is energetic and fun yet offers an intimate opportunity for us to connect directly with crowd.”
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Lindsay Lohan Reached Plea Deal, Got One Day in Jail for DUI Sentence

August 24, 2007 02:29:09 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is just the other young celebrity that has to deal with the law concerning DUI charges besides Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. The train wreck reached a plea deal Thursday August 23rd on misdemeanor drunken driving and cocaine charges that will find her spending one day in jail, serving 10 days of community service and completing a drug-treatment program.

Lindsay was charged with seven misdemeanors early that day stemmed from two drunken-driving arrests, avoiding more serious felony drug charges because tests showed there wasn't enough cocaine on her to warrant them.
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Nicole Richie Serves Only 82 Minutes in Jail for DUI

August 24, 2007 01:52:05 GMT


This just in. Nicole Richie has begun serving her 90-days jail sentence for driving under the influence of drugs, but was released after only 82 minutes.

The pregnant socialite checked into Los Angeles jail at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday August 23rd accompanied by boyfriend Joel Madden and her lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley. She was then released at 4:37 p.m. "based on her sentence and federal guidelines," Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Maribel Rizo said in a statement.
 
 
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