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October 09, 2007

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Shooter Maker Taking Helming Duties for a Pablo Escobar Biopic

October 09, 2007 09:41:09 GMT

Seems "Killing Pablo" will have a tough on-screen rival to face against. Variety has just reported that acclaimed filmmaker Antoine Fuqua is poised to handle helming task on a new big screen feature titled "Escobar", which will be a biopic about notorious Colombian cocaine trafficker Pablo Escobar.

Project is based on "Mi Hermano Pablo," a book written by Roberto Escobar Gaviria, Escobar's brother. Gaviria is known to have served as the accountant and confidant to Escobar while his company, STL Holdings, committed the life and literary rights of the Escobar family.
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Finally, Britney Spears' 'Gimme More' Video Premiered on TRL

October 09, 2007 09:40:49 GMT

Britney Spears' 'Gimme More' music video has finally got its 'official' release on MTV's TRL yesterday (October 8). For those expecting a huge difference to the iTunes one that was premiered on Friday, October 5, might as well be disappointed.

In the TRL video, Britney is still serving double roles as a stripper and her innocent audience. Apparently this version is more 'friendly' towards the end where shots of Britney being topless are cut here and there. Other than that, this version and the leaked one from iTunes are pretty much the same.
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John Carter of Mars Planned to Be a Trilogy at Disney/Pixar

October 09, 2007 09:32:32 GMT

The black-haired, steel-gray eyed immortal being will probably not only have just one chapter of his adventures brought to the big screen. ERBZine, the official Edgar Rice Burroughs tribute and weekly webzine site, has came up with delightful news claiming that Disney/Pixar, which appears to have secured the film rights to "John Carter of Mars", is intending to develop the movie as a trilogy.

The site reported that pre-production has got heated up on the flick, an adaptation of Burroughs's 11-volume Barsoom series. Pixar's honcho Jim Morris, director Andrew Stanton, and screenwriter Mark Andrews were said to have spent a morning exploring the massive Edgar Rice Burroughs archives in the ERB, Inc. offices on Ventura Blvd while also discussing the project with Burroughs representatives consisting of Danton Burroughs, Sandra Galfas, and Jim Sullos.
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Pop Star Justin Timberlake Joins Exclusive Mountain Gate Country Golf Club

October 09, 2007 09:20:36 GMT

Justin Timberlake is now part of the Mountain Gate Country Club.

The pop singer is reported to have obtained a membership at the Los Angeles exclusive golf club "after biding his time and waiting for a hard-to-come-by vacancy."
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Jake Gyllenhaal Recruited for Moon Project

October 09, 2007 08:32:00 GMT

Works are lining up for Jake Gyllenhaal to do. Recently signed to take part in "Brothers" alongside Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman, the actor has now got picked up to topline a new action feature from DreamWorks Pictures called "Untitled Moon Project."

Story is reported to focus on a private expedition to the moon and the race for lunar colonization. "Mr and Mrs Smith" helmer Doug Liman will direct as well as produce alongside Simon Kinberg and Alli Shearmur, former Paramount co-president of production, who ankled the studio earlier this year.
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Aussie Pop Star Kylie Minogue Goes Glamour

October 09, 2007 08:12:23 GMT

Kylie Minogue breaks her silence. The Aussie pop star spills the bean on such issues, as her battle with breast cancer, four-year romance with former boyfriend actor Olivier Martinez, and her dream of having children. Here it is an excerpt of her interview with British Glamour magazine for its November 2007 issue.

Claimed her cancer battle as "astonishing," Kylie did admit that she feared her singing career would be damaged when she was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2005. "It is hard to express what I have learned from that, but a deep physiological and emotional shift has happened," so the songbird said in a statement adding that "What I believed before my ill-ness has only been enhanced since, and that's that beauty comes from within. But I don't see myself the way other people see me."
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Jay-Z Keen to Make His Own American Gangster Movie

October 09, 2007 07:49:48 GMT

Getting inspiration for his upcoming album "American Gangster" from the movie of the same name starring Denzel Washington, Jay-Z apparently is also inspired to develop a big screen version of the record.

"What I really plan to do is shoot [American Gangster, the album] as a movie. Like a better Streets is Watching," so the rap mogul informed AllHipHop.com in a recent interview. "Doing it like a musical. Real stories and get somebody in there thatís [going do to]...real writing. Someone to shoot it like ĎGodfather.í I know thatís a little ungracious, but thatís how you gotta place it..."
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Former Employee Seeks $19 Million From P. Diddy

October 09, 2007 07:43:43 GMT

A man is issuing a lawsuit against P. Diddy from his cell block. James Sabatino who formerly worked as consultant in Diddy's 'Bad Boy Entertainment', claimed that the rapper owes him $19 million through his work with the late Notorious B.I.G.

Sabatino admitted he flew B.I.G. to Miami in 1994, for the rapper to record a 17 minutes vocal and 90 minutes worth of video. With no written contract, the rights were considered reserved to Sabatino since he paid for the expenses and the studio cost.
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Lindsay Lohan's First Post-Rehab Exclusive Interview with OK! Magazine

October 09, 2007 07:31:51 GMT

Now rehab outpatient Lindsay Lohan is back to work and she does it well. Very well indeed for a start after months long away from the industry. Only days after her departure from the exclusive Cirque Lodge Treatment Center in Utah LiLo has done her first ever post rehab interview and photo shoot with OK! Magazine.

Among some issues she discussed with the publication is her second DUI arrest in less than two months, about which the actress-singer said "[I hit] rock-bottom. Everything in my life came to a point where I had to make a decision; the arrest that night helped me come to a point where I had to make one."
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New Spiderwick Chronicles Movie Stills Get Online

October 09, 2007 07:03:52 GMT

Another layer covering upcoming flick "The Spiderwick Chronicles" has been unveiled. USA Today has delightfully posted handfuls of production photos for the movie online, brought by Paramount Pictures, the studio distributing the fantasy adventure.

Most of the them joyously reveal the images of some fairy creatures that moviegoers will find in the flick when it hits theaters on February 15 next year. Those featuring include the sprite, common goblin, hogoblin, Red Cap the bull goblin and its gang, plus the boggart, funnily described by helmer Mark Waters to be like the Incredible Hulk when he gets upset or angry.
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Kate Nash Considered a Breakthrough in Q Awards 2007

October 09, 2007 07:02:51 GMT

The prestigious Q Awards has handed its Breakthrough Artist to Kate Nash, the outspoken singer who triumphed through single 'Foundation'. The British event that took place at London's Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday, October 8, also found Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue and Arctic Monkeys as big winners.

McCartney took the title Q Icon Award while thanking his Beatles bandmates and his late wife Linda McCartney on the acceptance speech. He said, "I would like to thank George, John and Ringo, the boys. I would like to thank Linda for seeing me though some real tough periods, and my beautiful family, my kids, who are fantastic."
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Victoria Adams' Must-See Elle Magazine Photo Shoot

October 09, 2007 06:51:03 GMT

The almost always looks gorgeous Victoria Adams took time in between her Elle Magazine photo shoot Monday October 8th in Paris, France to write a new blog on her official Website, telling fans the experience she got while doing her job there.

Keep yourself updated with Vic's latest news by reading her blog at dvbstyle.com.
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The Osbourne Collection Up for Sale for Charity

October 09, 2007 06:13:45 GMT

The Osbourne clan is cleaning up. Celebrity rock couple Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne are holding a US$1 million garage sale, selling art, furniture and collectibles from their homes in Malibu, Beverly Hills and England, with a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation.

"It's time to unload," Sharon said, "We just have an overabundance of possessions that we do not need."
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The Cheetah Girls Sets 'Fuego' in New Single

October 09, 2007 06:11:44 GMT

As reported here last month, The Cheetah Girls is pulling 'Fuego' as their second single from 'TCG'. The girls have stated previously on their MySpace that this is one of their favorite tracks in the debut album.

'Fuego', which means Fire in English, samples on Lionel Ritchie's 'All Night Long' and is produced by the renowned Jonathan "JR" Rotem. It is an upbeat, party anthem that member Adrienne Bailon explained, "I love the message about setting a party on fire and having a good time, because that's what The Cheetah Girls are all about."
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Julia Roberts Possible to Join Nicole Kidman-Starrer Monte Carlo

October 09, 2007 04:56:44 GMT

Good news has been brought by Nicole Kidman regarding her new starring vehicle "Monte Carlo" which she is also producing together with Rick Schwartz via her Blossom Films shingle.

The Oscar winner has revealed to FOX411 during the screening of "Margot at the Wedding" at the 45th annual New York Film Festival that fellow Oscar recipient Julia Roberts may also take part in the romantic comedy, slated to be directed by Thomas Bezucha. Pic has the man penned the script as well alongside Maria Maggenti with Fox 2000 Pictures set to distribute.
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'Our Time Now', Plain White T's New Video

October 09, 2007 04:52:24 GMT

Plain White T's is back with uptempo single 'Our Time Now', which video has just been premiered. The song is expected to be the second single from their fourth studio album 'Every Second Counts' that was released in September last year.

Since 'Our Time Now' is made the theme song of ABC Family's TV series 'Greek' second season, this clip features their performance in one of the episodes called 'The Rusty Nail'. The band shot this part in Los Angeles on September 26. The first episode of 'Greek' second season will air early 2008.
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Rap Star Kanye West Coming Out with His Own Line of Jewelry

October 09, 2007 04:41:01 GMT

It appears that rap isn't the only thing Kanye West is mad about as he has just hinted his plan to launch his own jewelry line.

Concerning his new business venture West is teaming up with Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and already unveiled a piece from his upcoming jewelry line at the Givenchy show in New York on Wednesday October 3rd, during which he was spotted sporting a large type of Japanese animation Manga-inspired diamond studded gold pendant.
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The 45th NYFF's Margot at the Wedding Showcase Got the Female Leads Present

October 09, 2007 04:33:19 GMT

Great portion of spotlights highlighted the screening for comedy drama "Margot at the Wedding" on Sunday night (Oct 7) at the Frederick P. Rose Hall as the movie's two female leads Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Jason Leigh made their way together to attend the occasion, part of this year's New York Film Festival.

Kidman, as usual, looked elegantly beautiful in a crystal-encrusted ivory gown upon her arrival at the scene with husband Keith Urban, who was clad in striped gray suit. The actress previously came to the city's Lincoln Center to take part at the 40th Anniversary Gala of New Line Cinema, which produced her upcoming vehicle "The Golden Compass."
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P. Diddy Acknowledges Illegitimate Daughter, Vows to Be Committed Father

October 09, 2007 03:50:18 GMT

Acting like true gentleman, P. Diddy has openly admitted he is the father of Atlanta beauty queen Sarah Chapman's 15-month-old daughter, Chance.

Has repeatedly denied he's the biological father of the little girl, Diddy finally promised to take care of her after DNA tests proved that the baby is, indeed, his daughter. "At first, I wasn't sure if this was my child," New York Daily News quoted him as saying. "Now that it has become clear she is, I will take care of her for the rest of her life."
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Haylie Duff Spotted Out with New Boyfriend

October 09, 2007 03:05:53 GMT

While younger sister Hilary Duff is enjoying her time with quite new boyfriend Mike Comrie, the elder Duff also is having her own brand new man.

Haylie Duff was spotted in Malibu over the weekend, strolling the street with suspected boyfriend, Charlie McDowell, the son of Academy-Award winning actress Mary Steenburgen and her former husband Malcolm McDowell.
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Mexican Singer Thalia Gave Birth to Baby Girl

October 09, 2007 02:04:54 GMT

Thalia is now a mother. The Mexican singer gave birth to baby girl Sunday October 7th, it has been confirmed.

The infant, named Sabrina Sakae, was born Sunday morning in New York and weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. The first name means "princess" in English, and the second means "prosperity" in Japanese.