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September 17, 2007

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Ghost World Maker Terry Zwigoff In Charge of The $40,000 Man

September 17, 2007 09:39:52 GMT


New Line Cinema is giving a new task to Appleton-born filmmaker Terry Zwigoff. Yes, the man is about to perform his helming duties on "The $40,000 Man", the studio's comedy spoof it sets up alongside BenderSpink, Variety has reported.

Apart from directing the flick, Zwigoff is also working on a rewrite on the script, originally penned by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein, with Daniel Clowes, his co-writer in "Ghost World" and "Art School Confidential." For their effort in the former one, the duo received a nomination in best adapted screenplay slot at the 2002 Academy Awards.
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Andy Garcia Facing Lawsuit Over His 2005 Film The Lost City

September 17, 2007 09:05:00 GMT


Accused for mimicking a Californian man 's life in 2005's "The Lost City", which he starred, directed, and produced, Andy Garcia has been subjected to a legal suit filed at Los Angeles Superior Court by Carole Lee Shulman.

According to TMZ.com, the actor was claimed by Shulman to steal the identity of her husband Eddie "Shu" Shulman for the movie, which centers on a Cuban nightclub owner fleeing the country's oppressive regime for New York. The man was reported to be a saxophone player who got exiled from Cuba for freedom of expression after Fidel Castro took over in 1958.
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Owen Wilson Revealed His Suicide Bid Scars

September 17, 2007 08:53:26 GMT


Owen Wilson is out and about in LA. The actor was photographed this week enjoying the summer breeze at Venice Beach in LA with his brother Andrew Wilson, and coincidentally exposed the suicide bid scars on his left wrist.

As apparent from the picture, Owen looked much better than before. He looked relaxed. And that's good for him.
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The Brave One Victorious on Box Office Fight

September 17, 2007 08:37:01 GMT


Appealing to men for its violent, R-rated content and also to women for its leading star Jodie Foster, vigilante movie "The Brave One" easily transcended gender to fare high in ticket sales and secure the top spot of weekend box office ended Sunday, September 16, 2007.

Scooped $13.5 million in its first three day-run, the Warner Bros. Pictures revenge tale outdistanced last week's champ "3:10 to Yuma" as the Western flick took lower tally of $8.93 million during its second run in the competition. Another new release "Mr. Woodcock" came up as the second runner-up, scoring slightly lesser at $8.76 million.
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Kate Winslet Auctioning Off Her Butt


September 17, 2007 08:15:49 GMT


No joke, Kate Winslet is auctioning off her butt.

The British actress has sketched a portrait of her curvy butt as a way to support the upcoming Paint4Poverty charity auction. Being organized by Prime Arts in Partnership in association with Robin Hood Ministries, the event is aimed to help relieve extreme poverty across the world with all the money raised will go to various relief projects in Romania, Tanzania, India, and Nepal.
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Hancock Hollywood Set Full of Wrecks

September 17, 2007 07:47:11 GMT


Big mess happened on the set of Peter Berg's "Hancock" as crew continued filming at Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday, September 13, 2007, but fear not, folks, it was just for the purpose of the flick only.

Pictures taken from the site that day displayed few large damages made on a street, presumably intended for action scenes in the movie. Two cars, a Ford Taurus and Daewoo, collided with a truck crashing upside down on the road, cracking the asphalt.
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First Indiana Jones 4 Trailer to Debut with Beowulf?

September 17, 2007 07:14:05 GMT


Rumor mill is now grinding on a new topic about "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull": the release date of the first trailer for the highly-anticipated adventure flick.

An inside source to Ain't It Cool News has brought in a tidbit saying fans can expect it to arrive in front of "Beowulf" when the motion-capture picture hits theaters this November on date 16. Recalling executive producer George Lucas' previous hint of the trailer to come around Thanksgiving, the day seems to be a fitting time for it to finally greet the moviegoers.
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Madonna Meets Israeli President, Calls Herself Ambassador for Judaism

September 17, 2007 07:00:06 GMT


A singer and songwriter, Madonna is now an ambassador as well. The pop superstar took time Saturday September 15th while celebrating the Jewish New Year to meet Israeli President Shimon Peres to whom during the conversation she called herself "an ambassador for Judaism."

Madonna, accompanied by husband Guy Ritchie, met Peres at his official Jerusalem residence on Saturday evening. The twosome exchanged gifts with the singer received a lavishly bound copy of the Jewish Bible, and the President got a volume of "The Book of Splendor," the guiding text of Kabbalah, inscribed "To Shimon Peres, the man I admire and love, Madonna."
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No, Paris Hilton Not Going to Adopt

September 17, 2007 06:28:17 GMT


Paris Hilton laid the rumors to rest and has finally confirmed that she's not going to adopt.

The heiress has told People at Friday's Kate Somerville White Room Emmy suite in West Hollywood, "Someone just said that I'm adopting four blonde babies. That's retarded. No, I'm not."
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Mary J. Blige to Release 8th Studio Album in November

September 17, 2007 06:22:41 GMT


The queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige will soon release a new album tentatively called 'Growing Pains'. As listed on USAToday.com, the Geffen album will be released on November 20, the same day Mariah Carey will drop her equally anticipated album.

So far the only information known about Blige's album is the possibility of a track called 'Grown Woman Complex'. A snippet of the song was played on August 5 at the end of HBO TV series 'Entourage' where she also appeared as a guest star. Some sources said that the song will feature Jay-Z on the album version and produced by Chicago native Dejion.
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Now Available, Lauren Conrad's New Clothing Line

September 17, 2007 05:57:54 GMT


Lauren Conrad is taking the world of fashion seriously. The actress, who announced in March she's coming out with her own clothing line, has her collection debuted Saturday September 14th.

The clothing line, called "Lauren Conrad", is only being offered on the web right now. Collection, which Conrad designed herself, are on sale for $135 or more.
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New Incredible Hulk Toronto Set Photos Surfacing


September 17, 2007 05:25:31 GMT


More images from the set of "The Incredible Hulk" in Toronto have made their way to appear online by now, thanks to RoninKengo from thesixthestate.net.

The new pictures were shot yesterday, September 16, 2007 during the crew's preparation to film scenes on the city's Yonge Street, which has been turned into a Hulk-Smashed version of Harlem. Shooting reportedly will be carried out on the location until this Wednesday, September 19.
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T.I. Shooting 'Hurt' Music Video in Atlanta

September 17, 2007 05:06:11 GMT


T.I. will soon release the third single from his charting album 'T.I. vs. T.I.P.' The follow up of single 'You Know What It Is' that was released in June will be 'Hurt' feat. Busta Rhymes and Grand Hustle Records artist Alfamega.

The song that is produced by Danja is currently made its music video at Club Crucial in Atlanta. No release date for the video or the single has been unveiled yet. In the meantime check out the rapper on the video set below.
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LiLo Promised Dad to Quit Hollywood, Drugs, and Dump Bad Boy Calum Best

September 17, 2007 04:54:32 GMT


No, this isn't joke. Lindsay Lohan is quitting Hollywood.

The actress-singer, who is still in rehab, has reportedly promised father Michael Lohan during their last meeting that she will quit films, leave Hollywood, drugs, and dump bad boy lover Calum Best.
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'2 Hearts' Confirmed to be Kylie Minogue's First Single

September 17, 2007 04:29:59 GMT


Kylie Minogue's new song in four years was confirmed by her official website to be '2 Hearts'. It will be pulled as the first single from her upcoming album which is tentatively titled 'Kylie X'.

Single '2 Hearts' is slated to be released physically on November 12 via Parlophone but it will be preceded by a digital release on November 5. The piece was co-written by electro-pop group Kish Mauve and Kylie herself.
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Eastern Promises Voted the 32nd TIFF's Best Movie

September 17, 2007 04:19:46 GMT


Despite the big buzz surrounding films with serious topics like war and corruption at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, tense, bloody Russian mob drama "Eastern Promises" turned out to be the picture that moviegoers favored most at the yearly event.

The flick, directed by Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg, took top prize of Cadillac People's Choice Award on the final day of the ten-day festival, Saturday, September 15, 2007. The honor, given based on votes from the festival's audience, often is an indicator of Academy Award nominations with past recipients including Oscar's Best Picture winners "Chariots of Fire" and "American Beauty."
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British Movie Stars Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans Got Hitched

September 17, 2007 04:16:27 GMT


Ioan Gruffudd is off the market, and so does with Alice Evans. Both movie stars are now husband and wife.

Gruffudd and Evans exchanged vows at One and Only Palmilla Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico on Friday September 14th. The couple wore Giorgio Armani outfits for the occasion. "It was an intimate gathering," said a source close to the groom. "Friends and family traveled all over the world for it."
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Britney Spears' 'Gimme More' Video Coming Soon!

September 17, 2007 03:51:13 GMT


Britney Spears' new video for 'Gimme More' is set to premiere soon, with predicted time space within this October. The single itself will be released digitally via iTunes on October 2.

Jive Records, Britney's label, announced on their website that the music video for the song will be "coming soon". It is directed by Jake Nava, the same person who penned Beyonce Knowles and Shakira's duet 'Beautiful Liar'. It was taking shot at a warehouse in downtown Los Angeles on July 19 and August 7.
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Hilary Duff's Fun, Sexy and Girly Vaseline Photo Ads


September 17, 2007 03:47:40 GMT


Hilary Duff is getting even more expressive with age. The singer is exposing her skin for the latest Vaseline ads and the photos are on the net already.

Representing the so-called "petroleum jelly" product, Hilary says in the ads "Skin is a part of you, and you have to be proud of what you have. I feel comfortable in my own skin. Sometimes showing a little is fun. It makes me feel sexy and girly."
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'Throwed', New Track From Chris Brown

September 17, 2007 03:17:41 GMT


With his superb performance at MTV Video Music Awards this year, Chris Brown came out a huge commodity, especially his music. A new track from the 18-year-old singer called 'Throwed' has surfaced on the Internet and is expected to be included in his upcoming album 'Exclusive'.

The song is produced by Brian Michael Cox and is said to have catchy chorus although pretty much has the same beat to his two previous singles from the new album, 'Wall to Wall' and 'Kiss Kiss'. It is still unclear, which track will Chris pull from the November 6 album as the third single.
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59th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Winners Unveiled

September 17, 2007 03:03:59 GMT


It's fresh from the 59th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which is still going on at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Katherine Heigl is one among the many names mentioned as the early award winners, taking home the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series, thanks to her role as Izzie Stevens on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

Besides Heigl, the award show being hosted by Ryan Seacrest, also honored Jeremy Piven of HBO's "Entourage" with the Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series award. Naming some other early winners, including Terry O'Quinn of ABC's "Lost" who wins the Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series award and Jaime Pressly who takes away the Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series prize, thanks to his role Joy Turner on NBC's "My Name Is Earl".
 
 
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