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October 02, 2007

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Sequel to Award-Winning Picture The Queen Is on Works

October 02, 2007 09:54:36 GMT


Last year's "The Queen" will have its next chapter for sure. Scribe of the acclaimed drama Peter Morgan reportedly has already begun work on its follow-up, now shifting focus on British prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Project is said to concern primarily on Blair's reaction to the handover of power from Clinton, a natural liberal ally, to Bush, who came from the other end of the political spectrum. Michael Sheen is expected to once again play the Edinburgh-born politician, a role that landed him a BAFTA Awards nomination for best supporting actor this year.
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John Cusack's Vehicle Stopping Power Now Totally Shut Down

October 02, 2007 09:28:15 GMT


Tragic end has sadly befallen "Stopping Power", the $40-budgeted flick John Cusack is set to star in. Variety has obtained confirmation from the studio producing the project Internationalmedia that production on the action thriller finally gets canceled after it lost funding from one of the film's financial backers.

The company, however, declined to reveal which of the backers had pulled out, indicating that it would pursue legal recourse. Meanwhile, IM Stopping Power, a separate production subsidiary set up for the movie, has filed for insolvency as a result.
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Hilary Duff Lands New Acting Stint in Comic Drama Greta


October 02, 2007 08:55:47 GMT


Coming off the success of her latest album "Dignity", Hilary Duff has signed on to topline an interracial teen romance entitled "Greta" together with Ellen Burstyn, Evan Ross, and Michael Murphy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The multi-talented beauty will act as the titular character, a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook (Ross) at the restaurant where they work. Amidst their heating summer romance, she, however, has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents (Burstyn, Murphy) about her boyfriend's criminal past.
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Launched, Lions for Lambs Movie Stills and Contest

October 02, 2007 08:28:10 GMT


MGM is really being generous to moviegoers regarding its upcoming release of "Lions for Lambs." Not only the company has brought up several production photos from the flick but also is holding an open contest to win a chance of doing charity.

Posted via Cinematical.com, the stills delightfully capture images of principal cast members like Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Michael Pena, and Derek Luke as well as Robert Redford who also directs the political drama. Cruise portrays charismatic Presidential hopeful, Senator Jasper Irving while Streep acts as TV journalist Janine Roth. Pena and Luke, in the meantime, are two university students joining the battle in Afghanistan upon being inspired by their idealistic professor, Dr. Stephen Malley, played by Redford.
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It's Mariah Carey on the November Issue of Glamour

October 02, 2007 07:30:59 GMT


Mariah Carey goes Glamour. The singer, who has just launched her latest fragrance "M by Mariah Carey," graces the cover of Glamour magazine's November 2007 issue.

Invited the magazine to have a look at her Tommy Hilfiger's beach house in East Hampton, New York, which she had rented to work on her latest album, Carey also showed off her shoes and fashion collection while gave a chit-chat on her so-called "Cinderella story" plus the much-talked celebrities Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan.
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Help Chris Brown Choose a New 'Exclusive' Cover Art!


October 02, 2007 07:29:35 GMT


Due to the disappointment from fans regarding his 'Exclusive' cover art, Chris Brown has displayed two new covers for them to choose. The final cover will be determined through voting at Chrisbrownworld.com.

The original colorful cover art was unveiled in September, but it's a remodeling of Brown's previously displayed photograph. A gold and white version of the cover was then introduced asking fans to pick between the two. Five days later the official site put up a third option that is totally different from the previous two.
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Never-Before-Seen Footage in New International Beowulf Trailer!

October 02, 2007 07:10:08 GMT


Keep your eyes wide open folks, there's plenty to see this time from a new international trailer for Warner Bros. Pictures' motion capture feature "Beowulf."

The trailer, apparently aimed to U.K. audience, is posted on Video.uk.msn.com and also can be accessed via AceShowBiz's Beowulf Trailer page. In it, you are able to see tons of footage never seen before, most notably being more shots on the dragon as well as those on the supporting characters.
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Bono Assisting Spice Girls in 'Greatest Hits'

October 02, 2007 06:40:08 GMT


Bono has come to Spice Girls' rescue. The U2 frontman is reportedly writing a song that will help catapulting the success of the reunited group's 'Greatest Hits' album.

The song is not yet titled but is set to appear in the album that will be released on November 5. The girls management feels that Bono's involvement will boost the sale of the album.
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Beyonce Knowles Switching Malaysia With Indonesia

October 02, 2007 06:07:59 GMT


Post pulling off her Malaysian concert, Beyonce Knowles announced that she will switch the venue to its neighboring country, Indonesia. The supposed Kuala Lumpur date on November 1 will now be replaced with a Jakarta date that was not within the tour schedule previously.

Beyonce's cancellation in Malaysia is explained as "scheduling conflict" although speculation points to her unwillingness to abide the country's strict dressing code rules. The Indonesian capital city has less stringent rules regarding performers wardrobe compared to Kuala Lumpur.
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Teri Polo and Boyfriend Jamie Wollam Expecting a Daughter

October 02, 2007 04:57:37 GMT


Teri Polo is a mom-to-be, for the second time. The actress is seven months pregnant with boyfriend Jamie Wollam's child.

"I'm over the moon! It's my favorite role, being a mom," Polo tells People on her impending motherhood. "I know we're expecting a girl and I'm very, very excited."
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Watch Soulja Boy's New Video 'Soulja Girl'!


October 02, 2007 04:55:52 GMT


A new video from Soulja Boy has arrived. The MySpace wonder premiered the clip of 'Soulja Girl' on BET's 106 & Park yesterday (October 1).

'Soulja Girl' is the second single featuring I-15 from his debut release 'SouljaBoytellem.com' that is dropped today (October 2). The rapper previously described the song as his experience with girls after he becomes famous and what he looks in a girl.
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Good Prayers Deemed the Best at 55th San Sebastian Film Fest

October 02, 2007 04:54:25 GMT


Marking a return to low-budget filmmaking for Hong Kong-born director Wayne Wang, "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" took top honor of the Golden Shell for best film at this year's San Sebastian International Film Festival as it closed its 55th edition on Saturday, September 29, 2007.

The romantic drama, based on a short story by award-winning author Yiyun Li, also won its leading star Henry O. the best actor prize for his portrayal of Mr. Shi, a widower from Beijing who heads for the U.S. to visit his recently divorced daughter Yilan. Pic stood out among fifteen other titles vying for the trophy at the festival, the oldest and most prestigious in the Spanish-speaking world.
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Eve's Album Pushed Back to 2008

October 02, 2007 04:34:41 GMT


Eve's fourth album 'Here I Am' should have arrived this August, but it has since been pushed back several times, including this time. The new release date for the album is now somewhere in 2008.

No representative has explained the reason of the delay. The album was originally slated for August 17, then September 18 before being altered to October 16.
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Eva Longoria and Tony Parker's Sex Tape Circulating the Internet

October 02, 2007 04:32:00 GMT


Last year's reports on Eva Longoria's sex tape were found as a hoax. Could it be true that the "Desperate Housewives" star does have a sex tape now that the tape was reportedly stolen from her home and leaked on the net?

According to The Sun UK, Eva is the latest celebrity to have a sex tape circulating the Internet. Rumors are mounting on the web that the saucy video exists and contains intimate scenes featuring the actress and her NBA player husband Tony Parker.
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Second Wall-E Teaser Trailer Hits!

October 02, 2007 04:04:32 GMT


Said to arrive on Tuesday, October 2, 2007, the second teaser trailer for Disney/Pixar's new CGI animated "Wall-E" turned out to come a bit earlier on the net. Yes, the clip has delightfully been available to see online starting from yesterday, October 1.

The trailer is put on Yahoo! Movies in both standard and HD format, but you can also reach for it through Wall-E Trailer page on AceShowBiz. New footage include the new, funny intro showing the titular robot interacting with the Pixar logo and the discovery of his bug friend.
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It's Official, John Mayer Dating Actress Minka Kelly

October 02, 2007 03:45:53 GMT


Bad news ladies, John Mayer is off the market. He's scored himself a new girlfriend who happens to be actress Minka Kelly.

The hot new couple was snapped while out and about Los Angeles on Saturday September 29th. They were photographed shopping together, holding hands all the way, taking pictures of themselves and laughed a lot during their date.
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Paula Abdul Ready for a Baby of Her Own

October 02, 2007 03:18:16 GMT


A quite stable career in the entertainment industry, a rich boyfriend, what's next for Paula Abdul? Better hold your breath. The American Idol judge wants kids.

The 45 years-old entertainer said having baby by her own "is the next step in my life." Speaking on having children, she told USA Today back in Los Angeles in between Idol auditions, "Definitely within the next two years. I thought by now I'd have three grown children."
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Country Music Star Keith Urban Is Okay After Minor Motorcycle Crash

October 02, 2007 02:32:18 GMT


Keith Urban got a case of George Clooney's when he involved in a minor motorcycle accident Monday October 1st, near his home in Sidney, Australia.

In a statement issued by his publicist, Paul Freundlich, Urban said he was headed to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on his motorcycle in Sydney when he found himself being pursued by a photographer.
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Britney Spears Temporarily Loses Custody of Sons

October 02, 2007 01:40:41 GMT


It's time to pay. Her bizarre behavior cost Britney Spears the custody of her sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James.

Spears was ordered Monday October 1st to surrender custody of her children to ex-husband Kevin Federline. Superior Court Judge Scott M. Gordon ruled that Federline "is to retain physical custody of the minor children on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 12:00 PM until further order of the court."
 
 
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