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October 22, 2007

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American Gangster New York Premiere Full of Stars

October 22, 2007 10:48:00 GMT

The brilliance of New York took some higher notches of brightness when a number of famous figures in U.S. entertainment industry gathered up for the world premiere of crime saga on Friday, October 19, 2007 at the Apollo Theatre.

Bracing the heavy rain, the flick's cast members cheerfully mingled with other celebrities at the scene, cheered up by crowds as they strolled down the red carpet for the screening. Pic's leading actors Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe both arrived with their wives, joined by co-stars Josh Brolin, Cuba Gooding Jr., rapper Common, Lymari Nadal, and Armand Assante.
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Spike TV's 2007 Scream Awards Winners Unveiled

October 22, 2007 09:57:41 GMT

An annual celebration of the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and comic genres brought by Spike TV, the Scream Awards once again gave out recognitions to a series of proud titles and names on Friday, October 19 at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre.

Big winner turned out to be none other than phenomenal robot movie "Transformers" as it gloriously swept out five prizes in total, most notably Best Science Fiction Movie. Pic also won its two leading actors Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox the title of Sci-Fi Star and Siren, respectively as well as Best F/X and "Jump-from-Your-Seat" Scene of the Year.
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Vampire Tale 30 Days of Night Claims Box Office's Top Slot

October 22, 2007 08:43:57 GMT

As people continue to opt for escapist fare in theaters, it's now the turn of vampire movie "30 Days of Night" to taste its initial triumph on the box office competition running over the weekend of October 19-21, 2007.

Outdistancing its fellow new releases, the Columbia Pictures fright flick successfully garnered quite an impressive amount of $15.95 million in its three-day debut to snatch the top holder of the chart from "Why Did I Get Married?". The Lionsgate release in turn had to go down one place to number two, being only able to put another $12.2 million into its feedbag.
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Hot Stuff, Sophie Monk Shed Her Clothes for Spicy PETA Ad

October 22, 2007 07:45:30 GMT

Sophie Monk is beautiful, sexy, and spicy. The adjectives also describe the latest ad she does for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Shed her clothes for PETA's new spicy, bare it all ad to persuade people to "kick their meat habit," the Aussie beauty said in an interview with the organization, "If you are going to take your clothes off for something, it better be a good cause." Yeah, and one of the example is for PETA's veggie ad.
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Eva Longoria Toplining New Comedy Pic Lower Learning

October 22, 2007 07:39:24 GMT

It's another big screen role for Eva Longoria. The "Desperate Housewives" star has just been reported to land a starring slot in an elementary school comedy called "Lower Learning" for Starz Media and Ambush Entertainment.

Here the beauty, who recently adopted the last name of hubby Tony Parker behind her own, will be billed as a school inspector assigned to look into shady allegations at a school, run by an unprincipled school principal. Others submitted into the cast include Jason Biggs, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms, Kyle Gass, and Monica Potter.
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Spice Girls' 'Headlines' Video Shot in London, Download on Amazon

October 22, 2007 07:14:45 GMT

Spice Girls have begun the series of promotion for their Greatest Hits. The reunited girls will shoot the music video of the album's first single, 'Headlines', this week in London before taking on the documentary that will follow them throughout the reunion journey.

The clip is reportedly directed by Anthony Mandler (Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna) and shot at Pinewood Studios, London. U.K. tabloid, The Sun, reported that the set will be in a living room decorated with chandeliers and black paint.
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Joshua Jackson Snagged Part on ABC's Grey's Anatomy

October 22, 2007 07:04:24 GMT

Scored himself a return to episodic TV since the end of "Dawson's Creek" (2003), Joshua Jackson gratefully landed a starring role on ABC's hit medial drama "Grey's Anatomy."

The Canadian actor is set to play a doctor in a multi-episode arc of "Grey's," beginning with this season's 11th episode.
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Second Sweeney Todd Trailer Gets Darker and Bloodier

October 22, 2007 06:56:05 GMT

Cheer up those who expect more blood and gore in the upcoming Tim Burton-director "Sweeney Todd." A second trailer for the flick has finally arrived on the net, bringing with it a much darker tone which gives slight hint that pic will definitely be an R-rated feature.

Now can be watched via YouTube as seen below, the new piece drives out all of the fun of the first, even gives us our initial glimpse of the titular character slashing his victim's neck at the end of it. Yes folks, it's all about vengeance now.
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New Music Video: T-Pain's 'Church'

October 22, 2007 06:38:36 GMT

In the midst of his hectic schedule, T-Pain has shot and and premiered the music video of his latest single from 'Epiphany'. The clip of the fast-paced song 'Church' was played worldwide on BET, featuring T-Pain's rapping alter ego, Teddi Verseti.

Meanwhile, the singer who is also the chairman of Nappy Boy Records is busy developing artists under the label, as well as working on other artists' album. According to Billboard.com, T-Pain has produced four songs in Usher's highly anticipated album that will come in Spring. He has also taken responsibility on Mariah Carey's new album as well as Jennifer Hudson's debut record.
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Kelly Slater Detained by Israeli Police Over Paparazzi Fight

October 22, 2007 06:27:10 GMT

Bar Refaeli has fueled public speculation that she and actor boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio have broken up with her being spotted out and about at a club in an entertainment area at the port of Tel Aviv with surfing world champion Kelly Slater.

The eight-time world surfing champion even been detained by police in Israel after a scuffle with photographers who attempted to take photos of him with the supermodel.
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Nas Explains Why 'Nigger' Used as Album Title

October 22, 2007 06:09:53 GMT

Nas puts a mission behind the naming of his brand new album. The rapper intentionally called his album 'Nigger' to tone down the meaning of the word in relation to racist remark.

"I wanna make the word easy on muthafuckas' ears. You see how white boys ain't mad at 'cracker' cause it don't have the same (pick up) as 'nigger'? I want 'nigger' to have less meaning (than) 'cracker'," Nas explained.
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Superman Returns Scribes Not Doing Man of Steel

October 22, 2007 05:07:48 GMT

Though it may have the same leading star and director, "Superman: The Man of Steel" definitely won't get the writers of its predecessor, "Superman Returns", in it.

Report coming from Variety has just revealed that duo Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris have sadly decided not to reprise their writing duties for the project that would reunite them with helmer Bryan Singer. Following their departure, Warner Bros. Pictures reportedly is now taking pitches for the project from other writers amidst its current effort to find the proper cast for "Justice League of America."
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Avril Lavigne Won at the First Ever Nick's Kids Choice Awards U.K.

October 22, 2007 04:43:57 GMT

The green slime is overtaking U.K. for the first time at Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards this year. Avril Lavigne has been given the honor to receive the title as first big winner in music category after kids or those with youth taste clicked on her name in the vote tally.

Lavigne brought home two awards, Best Female Singer and Best Video for 'Girlfriend', beating Gwen Stefani, Hilary Duff and Cheryl Cole from Girls Aloud.
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Kid Rock Spent 12 Hours in Jail After a Brawl at a Waffle House

October 22, 2007 04:38:29 GMT

The meltdown continues. Kid Rock was arrested early Sunday morning October 21st in DeKalb County, Georgia on charges of misdemeanor battery after he and his entourage allegedly beat up a man at a Waffle House.

The DeKalb County police said they arrested Rock and five members of his entourage at 5:15 a.m. soon after they involved in an argument with a man who entered the Waffle House which then escalated into a fight.
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Movie Winners Announced at the 2007 UK Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

October 22, 2007 04:25:48 GMT

Collecting more than three million votes, the UK Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards finally named its winners on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at London's ExCel in its first celebration, picking up a hit flick and two famous actors as champions in its film categories.

Deemed the Best Movie was animated picture "The Simpsons Movie" of which original version "The Simpsons" series also snatched the Best Cartoon title. Meanwhile, the Best Actor and Actress prize went to Johnny Depp and Emma Watson, respectively, the two beating out the likes of Orlando Bloom, Daniel Radcliffe, Keira Knightley, and Cameron Diaz for the honors.
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Heroes High School Cheerleader Hayden Panettiere Turns Handbags Designer

October 22, 2007 04:19:56 GMT

Has had a high rising career in such industries, as movie and modeling, Hayden Panettiere is invading the world of designer. Appears that she can never have enough of working, the Grammy Award nominee is turning handbags designer.

Becoming the latest celebrity to jump on the handbag wagon, the "Heroes" star is taking a break from her superhuman duties to design a handbag for U.S. fashion company Dooney & Bourke.
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Avril Lavigne and Belinda, Among 2007 Los Premios Big Winners

October 22, 2007 03:58:06 GMT

Winners of 2007 MTV Los Premios have been announced with Avril Lavigne being the big winner in the international category and Latin singer Belinda in the home team. The event that took place at Mexico City's Palacio de los Deportes on October 18 chose its winners though online votes that marked up to 12 millions.

Avril, who also performed that night, snatched Song of the Year through 'Girlfriend' and Best International Pop Artist. The international category was continued with Evanescence and Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie named as Best International Rock Artist and Best New International Artist respectively.
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Momma Britney Spears Regained Temporary Visitation Rights of Sons

October 22, 2007 03:36:01 GMT

Drama will always follow where Britney Spears goes. The mother of two is reported to have regained temporary visitation rights of sons Sean Preston and Jayden James after lost it just last week due to the fact that she's not complying with court orders for drug testing in her custody battle with her ex-husband Kevin Federline.

Report on Britney has regained her visitation rights was first made public by People who obtained the photo of the singer driving around Studio City, Calif. in her white Mercedes convertible with the boys on Saturday October 20th.
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High School Musical Stars Top Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards UK

October 22, 2007 03:02:19 GMT

The hard work is worthy paid. The "High School Musical" stars Zac Efron and Ashley Tisdale had their acting work earned them an appreciation at this year Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards UK on Saturday October 20th.

Were among the award winners, the two young stars who unable to attend the award ceremony, picked up the awards for the categories of Best TV Actor and Actress. The event, held at London's ExCel arena, moreover, also saw actor Rowan Atkinson nabbed the Funniest Person award.
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Reese Witherspoon Plays Down Jake Gyllenhaal Romance Rumors

October 22, 2007 02:02:13 GMT

Contrary to heavy media speculation, Reese Witherspoon has hit out at rumors she has been romancing actor Jake Gyllenhaal.

Have been the subject of intensive speculation since they become co-stars in the thriller "Rendition," the actress insisted they're just good friends and nothing more.