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September 05, 2007

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Jay-Z and Timbaland Sued by Egyptian Company

September 05, 2007 09:55:21 GMT

Timbaland is blown with another copyright infringement lawsuit, this time he shares it with Jay-Z. Both hip-hop icons are sued by an Egyptian music company who claim they used their 1957 song.

Copyright holder Osama Admed Fahmy found similarity in the song 'Khosara, Khosara' to Jay-Z's 'Big Pimpin'' that appeared on his 1999 album 'Vol. 3: Life and Times of S. Carter'. The lawsuit was filed at Los Angeles Federal Court but there has been no specified amount.
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A Starry Jesse James Screening at the 33rd Deauville American Film Fest

September 05, 2007 09:40:26 GMT

Apart from Venice, Italy which is currently holding the 64th edition of its Venice Film Festival, loud cheers and hysteria also were found in Deauville commune in France when cast and crew of "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" came together to the movie's screening at the 33rd annual on Deauville American Film Festival on Monday, September 3, 2007.

Big attention was directed toward none other than the flick's lead star Brad Pitt as the hunk arrived with girlfriend Angelina Jolie, who looks gorgeous as usual even in a simple black dress. Earlier on Sunday, September 2, the pair also came together to attend the flick's premiere at the Venice Film Fest where the actor got attacked by a crazed female fan during his red carpet walk there.
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Rap Mogul Master P Plays the Video Game Industry

September 05, 2007 08:58:38 GMT

As apparent through his name, Master P is really a master of hip hop. And now he's jumping on the video game bandwagon. Will he be a master in the field too? Time will tell.

The rap mogul is having his Miller Enterprises teaming up with actor Seth Green and partner Matthew Senreich's Stoopid Monkey Productions as well as Shadow MachineFilms to develop an entertainment industry-themed 3-D video game titled "Play the Industry" that will allow players to climb the ranks of stardom as an athlete, hip-hop artist, or entertainment broker.
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Evanescence Map Out Fall Tour With New Line-Up

September 05, 2007 08:47:09 GMT

After touring with Korn in Family Values, Evanescence will head to a fall tour boasting the new formation. The band will roam North America beginning October 23 in Miami and ending December 10 in East Rutherford, N.J.

"I am excited to be headlining our own tour this Fall," said vocalist Amy Lee. "While Family Values Tour was fun, it will be nice to do something special for Evanescence fans. This time around we will get to spend more time with the audience and play a longer and more diverse set."
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Another Possible 1-18-08 Title: 'Wreck'

September 05, 2007 08:42:58 GMT

List of possible titles for J.J. Abrams' secretive monster movie "1-18-08" now gets a new name on the lineup.

Bloody-Disgusting has brought up a tidbit on the matter saying that the project can probably be called "Wreck" following those of "Cloverfield", "Monstrous", "Colossus", and "Overnight." With this new additions, fans no doubt have more options in voicing out their thoughts about the most appropriate one.
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Pete Doherty Who? Kate Moss Dating Rock Musician Jamie Hince

September 05, 2007 08:15:30 GMT

It appears that Kate Moss is all over Pete Doherty already as she's been reported enjoyed a 30-hour drinking session with her new love interest who happens to be Jamie Hince, the guitarist of garage rock band The Kills.

Hince, who calls himself a "chain-smoking vegan," apparently bears a striking resemblance to Doherty in case of music career and smoking habit, but that he isn't a drug addict. Thanks God.
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Kelly Clarkson's New Tour Schedule Unveiled!

September 05, 2007 08:03:13 GMT

Kelly Clarkson's management team think that it's the perfect time to revive her tour schedule that was cancelled two months ago due to poor ticket sales. The new trek now will begin October 10 in Verona, N.Y. and wind down December 3 in Nashville.

As the supporting act is Jon McLaughlin who released his debut album 'Indiana' this May. Clarkson released her third studio album 'My December' in June. A tour was prepared prior the release but beside low tickets sale, Clarkson was forced to deal with other tumultuous problems.
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Darjeeling Limited Premiere at the 64th Venice Film Fest

September 05, 2007 07:43:33 GMT

Going unaffected with the publicity around the suicidal attempt of its cast member Owen Wilson, "The Darjeeling Limited" marked its world premiere at the 64th edition of Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2007 with major cast and director Wes Anderson all attending.

The absence of funnyman Wilson, who is currently recovering at his California home, apparently gave way for his co-star Adrien Brody to become the center of the spotlight during the occasion. Coming alongside his girlfriend Elsa Pataky, the Oscar winner even gave the photographers something worthy to be captured on: his public kiss with the Spanish actress.
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Paris Hilton Wanna Have Baby Next Year, to Star in "Cell" Musical

September 05, 2007 07:12:20 GMT

Paris Hilton wants to have baby. It appears that the heiress is in her motherhood mood these days as she told Elle UK in recent interview for its October 2007 issue she's ready to spawn.

"I wanna have like a family and a guy," she tells the magazine. "I just started working out and it feels great. It gives me so much energy. I want kids next year, so I've got to get my body ready." Is currently single, she's looking for the right man who should "be a good person, someone I know would be a good husband, loyal and funny and smart. And somebody I can trust, with good chemistry. But I don't know, I like a guy who can make me laugh."
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Natasha Bedingfield Shooting 'Say It Again' Music Video

September 05, 2007 06:51:49 GMT

After the criticized 'I Wanna Have Your Babies' and the ballad 'Soulmate', U.K. singer Natasha Bedingfield has confirmed to have 'Say It Again' as the third single. She recently shot the music video in Mexico City and had it completed.

Reports said that the clip will be premiered this month and the physical CD will be dropped in Europe on October 1 and in U.S. on October 8. Both 'I Wanna Have Your Babies' and 'Soulmate' have peaked at top ten positions in U.K. chart. The former received mixed reviews for its catchy tune and "beyond-banal lyrics".
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Find Scented Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Ad in the L.A. Times

September 05, 2007 06:22:50 GMT

Making a very unusual move in its marketing campaign for "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium", Fox-Walden, along with the Los Angeles Times, announced on September 4, 2007 that it would post the first ever ad using scented ink for the film in the paper's annual Fall Movie Sneaks section on September 9.

"The scented ink ad is yet the latest tool The Times is offering its advertisers as they continue to search for new ways to reach, excite and inform L.A.'s market of buzz," Los Angeles Times Media Group's executive vice president and general manager Dave Murphy remarked. "Fox Walden has been a terrific partner as we roll-out this bold concept and underscores our industry leading ability to create unique marketing solutions."
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Aerosmith Getting Ready for 15th Studio Album

September 05, 2007 06:15:34 GMT

Post completing their nine days tour, Aerosmith will head back to the studio for their 15th studio album. Although production team is still a blurry image, some materials and each member's heart are ready to see what comes out in the end.

Guitarist Joe Perry revealed that no confirmed producer has been listed yet but the idea of Rick Rubin being in the "so-called captain's chair at Sony" thrilled them to get his participation. "It's not just about the music, it's about the feel, and he's one of the few that really gets it," Perry said.
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Nicole Kidman Bares All and Tells All to Vanity Fair October 2007 Issue

September 05, 2007 06:10:38 GMT

Nicole Kidman bares all, from her skin to her never-revealed secret, for the October 2007 issue of Vanity Fair magazine. It was quite a shocking to read her interview with the publication as she tells her past secret that never comes to public's notice before.

Addressed her miscarriage while still married to former husband Tom Cruise, the movie siren said she lost a baby early in their marriage that was when she was 23. "From the minute Tom and I were married, I wanted to have babies. And we lost a baby early on, so that was really very traumatic," she revealed. "And that's when it came that we would adopt Bella."
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Klaxons Won 2007 Mercury Prize, Winehouse Performed

September 05, 2007 05:17:37 GMT

Two surprises came out at 2007 Nationwide Mercury Prize event last night (September 4). Klaxons beat the favored winners Arctic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse while the latter ended her series of cancellation by appearing and performing at the event.

The award was given to Klaxons in London in appreciation for their debut album 'Myths of the Near Future' (2007). Member Jaime Reynolds admitted dropping few tears while claiming the honor. He said, "I've just been sitting here having the worst two hours of my entire life. It just means so much to us."
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A Crazed Female Fan Attacked Brad Pitt in Italy, the Video and Pics

September 05, 2007 04:54:23 GMT

Becoming famous and has lots of fans are not always easy. Brad Pitt tasted the bittersweet of his rising acting career as he's been attacked by a crazed female fan at the Venice Film Festival in Italy Sunday September 2nd.

The minor incident took place while the Hollywood heartthrob was walking down the red carpet to promote his new film, "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," when the fan managed to get by security and throw her arms around him.
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Exclusive Uncensored Beowulf Internet Trailer Hits!

September 05, 2007 04:48:04 GMT

Showing off more jaw-dropping footage from its upcoming "Beowulf", Paramount Pictures as the studio producing the motion-capture flick has officially brought up an exclusive uncensored trailer for the movie on the net which sure will satisfy those who have been waiting for it to come.

Posted in either High Definition QuickTime or Flash format, the new trailer can be viewed at the picture's official site on its Restricted Content section that visitors can enter after passing the age verification system.
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"Blonde Ambition: The Untold Story Behind Anna Nicole Smith's Death"

September 05, 2007 03:58:03 GMT

The late drama queen Anna Nicole Smith keeps grabbing media headlines though she's no longer live. "Blonde Ambition: The Untold Story Behind Anna Nicole Smith's Death," a new tell-all book written by former MSNBC talking head Rita Cosby, has been released Tuesday September 4th and already sparks another controversy.

The tome, according to its publisher Hachette Book Group's Grand Central Publishing, among other includes the former Playboy Playmate allegations about the steamy relationship between her longtime companion Howard K. Stern and her baby's biological father, Larry Birkhead.
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Scarlett Johansson Reunites with Music Video Director Samuel Bayer for Brilliance

September 05, 2007 03:50:00 GMT

Planting a good impression toward each other, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel Bayer are forging another collaboration for a big screen feature following the previous one in Justin Timberlake's music video of "What Goes Around... ...Comes Around" in which Johansson got featured under Bayer's direction.

MTV has obtained information from Bayer himself that he and the actress will again team up in a new diamond heist movie entitled "Brilliance" with shooting to begin this winter. Project is likely going to be the man's second full-length feature directorial stint as he has already been signed to helm horror flick "Near Dark" for Focus Features.
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Shaquille O'Neal Filed for Divorce from Wife

September 05, 2007 03:10:13 GMT

Sad to say that the almost-five-years marriage of Shaquille O'Neal and wife Shaunie Nelson has taken its toll. The American professional basketball player has, through his attorney Ira Elegant, filed for divorce Tuesday September 4th.

"The marriage between the parties is irretrievably broken," his petition said in a statement. The pair has a "Cohabitation/Prenuptial Agreement and Acknowledgment of Property Disclosure and Waiver of Further Disclosure," the petition stated further, adding that a copy of their agreement "will be filed . . . under seal" if the court allows and "contains extensive provisions providing for confidentiality and non-disclosure."
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Spider-Man Tobey Maguire Married Longtime Girlfriend in Secret

September 05, 2007 02:33:39 GMT

Tobey Maguire is now a married man. The "Spider-Man" star married his longtime girlfriend and fiancee Jennifer Meyer in a secret Hawaiian ceremony Monday night September 3rd.

In Touch Weekly is the first to bring the news to public, reporting that the actor and his baby mama have tied the knot in a sunset ceremony in Kona on Hawaii's Big Island with the presence of some close friends. Among the guests at the wedding was actor Lukas Haas.
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Halle Berry Three Months Pregnant with First Child

September 05, 2007 01:37:06 GMT

No joke, Halle Berry is pregnant. The Oscar-winning actress has officially confirmed that she and her model boyfriend Gabriel Aubry are expecting their first child together.

"Yes, I am three months pregnant," Berry wrote in an e-mail to celebrity TV show Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell on Tuesday September 4th. "Gabriel and I are beyond excited, and I've waited a long time for this moment in life. Now the next seven months will be the longest of my life!"