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September 07, 2007

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Another Top-Billing Slot for Will Smith

September 07, 2007 09:51:16 GMT


One of the top leading actors today in Hollywood, Will Smith once again is set to become the male lead in a movie that will reunite him with the creative team behind "The Pursuit of Happyness."

Variety has brought in report informing that the "Bad Boy" star will topline "Seven Pounds" which "Happyness" helmer Gabriele Muccino has been assigned to direct. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, James Lassiter, and Steve Tisch are also returning to produce alongside Smith.
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New Rendition Clip Lands on the Net

September 07, 2007 09:29:20 GMT


More gets revealed on Gavin Hood-directed "Rendition" by now as a new clip has delightfully made its way to pop up online within a month of its theatrical release.

Posted exclusively on ComingSoon.net, the clip is also able to be accessed through AceShowBiz's Rendition Trailer section. Titled "Fight About Rendition", it features characters played by Alan Arkin and Peter Sarsgaard being involved in serious conversation.
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Spider-Man Tobey Maguire to Switch Costume to Robotech

September 07, 2007 09:24:12 GMT


Newlywed and father of one Tobey Maguire is about to switch his "Spider-Man" costume into that of "Robotech"

It has been reported that Warner Bros. Pictures and Maguire Entertainment, Tobey's production company, have acquired the film production rights for the "Robotech" military robot franchise from Harmony Gold USA with the actor is being considered to play the lead role.
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John Travolta to Be Honored the 2007 Kirk Douglas Award

September 07, 2007 09:06:00 GMT


Establishing an acting career that spans over three decades, John Travolta has been selected as the recipient of special honor from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in recognition of his contributions to the film world, organizers have officially announced.

The prolific actor will be bestowed the second annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at the black-tie Gala dinner set to take place at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Presenting the kudos will be Kirk Douglas himself, three-time Oscar nominee who has been noted to be one of the greatest male American screen legends of all time.
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Toronto Fest Unveiled 32nd Edition with Poetic Fugitive Pieces

September 07, 2007 08:15:12 GMT


Fulfilling the promise of taking more attention on serious personal, political, and emotional drama, the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival got it right in choosing one that fits the bill by screening "Fugitive Pieces" to mark its opening on Thursday, September 6.

A cautionary tale about the lasting impact of deeds, good or bad, through the eyes of a boy suffering from Holocaust survivor guilt, the picture was screened at Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall as opening night gala presentation with producer Robert Lantos, director Jeremy Podeswa, and cast members of the film all coming.
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Lily Allen Single Again, Desperate for a New Man


September 07, 2007 07:48:59 GMT


Lily Allen is hopping on the single market again. The British singer-songwriter has broken up with boyfriend Seb Chew.

Speaking on her relationship with the record label executive Tuesday September 4th at the GQ Awards in London, the songbird said "Seb and I aren't together any more. I split with him a month ago so I'm single now." Then she went on adding "I always think that no one is ever going to fancy me. Part of the reason I came out tonight is because I'm back on the market and I need to get in practice. I don't know if I can pull anymore."
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Kanye West and 50 Cent Up for National TV Campaign

September 07, 2007 07:12:26 GMT


As if the announcement on their chart battle is not rife enough, both Kanye West and 50 Cent agreed to hold an election-like campaign on national TV. BET's '6 and the Park' will provide as the media on the albums release date, September 11.

Not only defending each CD, they will also perform, although still unknown whether it's gonna be a duet, single performances or even a rap battle. Stuart Scott from ESPN is hired that night to give a statistical breakdown of the two rappers.
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Trio Signed for Viking Epic Last Battle Dreamer

September 07, 2007 07:07:18 GMT


Making up a seemingly promising lineup, Ryan Phillippe, Sean Bean, and Abbie Cornish are all poised to work together as the stars of an epic feature entitled "Last Battle Dreamer" for Future Films, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Phillippe, last seen in Billy Ray's thriller drama "Breach", is said to be billed as a seventh-century Viking warrior named Thorfinn who invades Britain alongside his older brother, the battle-scarred Hakon, played by Bean. What character Cornish is set to portray, however, is not mentioned, but it could be the English noblewoman whom Phillippe's character falls for.
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Hannah Montana's New Music Video, 'True Friend'


September 07, 2007 06:45:39 GMT


Another song from 'Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus' was made its music video. 'True Friend' performed by Miley Cyrus' character Hannah Montana has the music video premiered on Disney Channel on September 3.

The footage was taken from a concert at Anaheim on November 14, 2006, presenting Hannah singing with her friends.
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James Blunt Has a Nightclub in His House

September 07, 2007 06:37:49 GMT


Yes it's true. James Blunt has a nightclub inside his house.

The British singer is said to have a nightclub built in the basement of his Ibiza villa, which he purchased last year for £1.7 million. The nightclub, interestingly, boasts a bright neon sign which reads "Blunty's Nightclub Where Everybody's Beautiful." What a class?!
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Matchbox 20's 'How Far We've Come' Clip Premiered

September 07, 2007 06:22:57 GMT


The music video of Matchbox 20's 'How Far We've Come' has met its premiere on September 6. The up-beat song itself was released digitally on September 4.

'How Far We've Come' is the lead track of the band's greatest hits compilation 'Exile on Mainstream' that is due October 2. The double CD will contain their previous hits like 'Bent', 'Push', 'Unwell' and 6 new materials that they have recorded with producer Steve Lillywhite in Los Angeles.
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Paul McCartney and Renee Zellweger Are Just Good Friends

September 07, 2007 06:09:57 GMT


Paul McCartney comes to denial about the much covered speculation on him romancing Renee Zellweger.

Contrary to media reports, the former Beatle has denied speculation that he's dating the Hollywood actress, insisted "We're not dating. We're in the same group of friends and that's it."
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Sugababes' About You Now' Music Video Online


September 07, 2007 05:07:43 GMT


The official lead single from Sugababes' upcoming album 'Change' has been made its music video. The clip of 'About You Now' can be viewed on file sharing websites now.

The video was shot on August 24 near National Theater in London. Snippets and photo stills of the video have appeared online before the video was done.
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Actor Ben Kingsley Secretly Weds Actress Half His Age

September 07, 2007 05:05:02 GMT


Ben Kingsley is married, again. The Oscar-winning actor has secretly wed a young actress half his age, thus making it his fourth marriage.

Sir Ben is reported to hold a secret wedding ceremony on Monday September 3rd at Eynsham Hall, a few miles from his Oxfordshire home at Spelsbury. He married a 34-year-old Brazilian former waitress Daniela Barbosa de Carneiro in front of just a dozen guests who were all sworn to secrecy.
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'Let Me Get 'Em'/'Snap And Roll', Soulja Boy's New Clip

September 07, 2007 04:50:26 GMT


Already familiarizing yourself with 'Crank Dat' movement? Here are two others that rising rapper Soulja Boy has to offer, 'Let Me Get 'Em' and the previously reported 'Snap And Roll'.

The clip that combines both songs has leaked online. 'Let Me Get Em' is just a promo single with a video featuring 'Snap and Roll' at the end of the video.
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George Clooney Debuted New Girlfriend, Finally

September 07, 2007 04:28:13 GMT


It must be hurt. George Clooney is single no more. Sorry ladies. The movie actor finally made his relationship with new girlfriend, Sarah Larson and not Croatian model Monika Jakisic as we reported before, public.

Clooney made his public debut with Sarah both at the Venice and Deauville film festivals, where he was promoting his film "Michael Clayton." A source close to the hunk tells People, "She's really nice and generally liked by George's friends" adding that he "couldn't keep his hands off her" at Venice's Hotel Cipriani, site of the afterparty last week.
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Britney Spears Officially Opening MTV VMA

September 07, 2007 04:23:56 GMT


Be prepared to watch arguably one of the most exciting music events this year. MTV Video Music Awards that is held on November 9 has confirmed that Britney Spears will open the night, bringing up the game to the next level.

She is to perform first single 'Gimme More' that is taken from her upcoming album, with a stage performance supported by illusionist Criss Angel. Previous reports suggested the involvement of mirrors that will make Britney appears and disappears at some points during the performance.
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Prolific Producer Scott Rudin Sets Up I, Claudius

September 07, 2007 04:14:50 GMT


It's good to hear something new about what Scott Rudin is up to now as the renowned producer has long been known to be the name behind a number of remarkable, worth-watching cinematic pieces.

The latest one coming from the trades is that the New Yorker will develop a historical film feature titled "I, Claudius" based on Robert Graves' tome following his acquisition on the screen rights to the novel for $2 million. It is expected that "The Departed" tandem of Leonardo DiCaprio and screenwriter William Monahan will become part of the project.
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Nick Lachey Is Opening an American-Style Restaurant

September 07, 2007 03:34:19 GMT


A singer, actor, and sport team owner, Nick Lachey is keen to add one new profession into his resume, restaurateur.

If Us magazine is to be believed the hunk is said to have been planning to open an American-style restaurant, to be named Company American Bistro, at Las Vegas' Luxor Hotel & Casino, in partnership with Pure Management Group.
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Harry Potter 5 Is IMAX's Highest Grossing Live-Action Release

September 07, 2007 03:28:09 GMT


Not showing any sign of slowing down in selling tickets in its seventh week of release, summer blockbuster "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" wonderfully continues to strive on the huge screens of IMAX theaters by setting up a new record that's likely hard to beat.

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures announced Wednesday, September 5, 2007 that the teen wizard's fantasy tale has become the highest grossing live-action Hollywood IMAX release with a worldwide IMAX total of over $35 million. Domestically, the flick has drawn more than $24 million on 91 IMAX screens while pulling in over $11 million on 52 IMAX screens internationally, making its worldwide gross stand at about $906 million to date.
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P. Diddy's Ex Kim Porter Tells Essence on Why She Left Him

September 07, 2007 02:56:45 GMT


She said, she said, and now she's saying it again. Kim Porter tells the upcoming October issue of Essence magazine the real reason why she left former boyfriend P. Diddy after 10 years together.

Being asked on her dramatic quick exit from the rap mogul's house, Porter said she had to do that while he was out for he won't ever let her walked out the door. "He wouldn't have wanted me to go," so she said, adding that she wasn't afraid at all but just wanted it "to be dramatic. I wanted him to know I wasn't breaking up with him for two weeks or maybe leaving for two days. If I pack up everything; twins and all it means I'm out! Puffy's an action person, not a talk person. So I had to have an action. Telling him, 'Babe, I'm leaving ...' was not gonna do it."
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New Resident Evil: Extinction Clip Arrives Online

September 07, 2007 02:46:52 GMT


Seems the super-human skills Alice possesses within are going much finer as she continues her journey to the Nevada dessert if looking from a new footage of her that has just been posted on the net.

That's right, a new clip taken from a sequence in "Resident Evil: Extinction" is now available online for every fan of the "Resident Evil" series to take a glimpse at. Placed on Yahoo! Movies, it can also be reached through Resident Evil: Extinction Trailer page at AceShowBiz.
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First Look at Usher and Tameka Foster's Wedding Pics


September 07, 2007 02:20:18 GMT


What is it about newlyweds Usher and Tameka Foster that's so hot? Their wedding pictures.

The happy couple has just held a large, glitzy wedding ceremony Saturday September 1st at a luxurious Atlanta resort. Attendees included Jermaine Dupri and Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Benny Medina. The R&B star's mother Jonetta Patton was no where to be seen, but it didn't lessen their joy anyway.
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Representative Confirms Vanessa Hudgens' Nude Picture


September 07, 2007 01:41:23 GMT


Yes it's her. It is officially confirmed that the nude picture of a young girl circulated on the net is indeed an image of Vanessa Hudgens.

Days after heavy media speculation on the authenticity of the steamy pic, a representative for the young actress comes forward, issued an official statement confirming that the photo is legit. "This was a photo which was taken privately," Hudgens' rep said in a statement. "It is a personal matter and it is unfortunate that this has become public."
 
 
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