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October 30, 2007

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Lenny Kravitz Marks Feature-Starring Debut in Indie Flick Push

October 30, 2007 09:35:42 GMT


Taking foray into film industry, Lenny Kravitz will make his big screen acting debut in an independent film feature titled "Push (2009/II)", Variety has reported.

The rocker is being lined up alongside the likes of Mo'nique, Paula Patton, and newcomer Gabourey Sidibe in the cast, all coming under the direction of "Shadowboxer" helmer Lee Daniels. Here he will play a male nurse who shows kindness to lead character Clareece "Precious" Jones, an overweight, illiterate African-American teen in Harlem.
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Daniel Craig Bound to Four More Bond Movies

October 30, 2007 09:01:24 GMT


The suave British super-spy will still go blond at least for four more installments of his adventures. MGM chairman and CEO Harry Sloan recently stated to The Hollywood Reporter that Daniel Craig has signed on to play 007 in four more James Bond films.

It is unclear, however, whether the number includes "Bond 22" which has already been in pre-production for a December start. Nevertheless, this will make Craig the third actor to reprise the character most after Roger Moore and Sean Connery, that's if he does stick to the contract.
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Alanis Morissette Takes Acting Turn in Radio Free Albemuth

October 30, 2007 08:03:14 GMT


Amidst her state of being busy preparing her new album, "Flavors of Entanglement", Alanis Morissette appears to have enough space to add an acting stint into her schedule. The Hollywood Reporter has just revealed that the Grammy Award-winning singer is about to star in "Radio Free Albemuth", a big screen adaptation of the Philip K. Dick semi-autobiographical novel.

Morissette is learned to play a woman named Sylvia who shows up in the vision of Nick, a record label executive played by Jonathan Scarfe, as a glamorous singer. In reality, she, however, turns out to be an ordinary woman in unexpected remission from lymphoma who, after appearing in Nick's visions, gets a job as his secretary.
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George Clooney in Line for G.I. Joe's Duke?

October 30, 2007 07:21:39 GMT


Initial possible candidate to play Duke in "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra", or "Untitled Stephen Sommers Project" as Paramount Pictures refers to, has popped up to the surface. The actor in question surprisingly turns out to be Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney, according to IESB.net.

The site appears to have heard whispers from industry sources saying that the A-list actor has been offered the part and is quite sure that the tidbit is legit though it does advise its readers to take it with a grain of salt.
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Goo Goo Dolls to Release Stronger Album and Greatest Vol.2

October 30, 2007 06:58:30 GMT


Goo Goo Dolls want more "muscle" in their next record. The rock band - that will release the first volume of their greatest hits compilation on November 13 - said that there will be a work with new producers who will give their upcoming album the energy of playing live.

"I want the next record to have a little more of an edge on it," frontman John Rzeznik told Billboard.com. "I don't want the rough edges taken off so much. The band's gonna play live on it more, not so many overdubs. I want it to sound more like we do live. It's a lot more energy. It's a more aggressive sound."
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Kanye West Makes His Literary Debut, Thank You And You're Welcome

October 30, 2007 06:50:01 GMT


It appears that Kanye West is attempting a new career reinvention. The rapper-producer is bringing his ego to the bookshelf, making his literary debut with a book titled "Thank You and You're Welcome."

According to Kanye's Website, the book, co-written by author and journalist J. Sakiya Sandifer, contains "creative, humorous and insightful philosophies and anecdotes used in creating his path to success." It, moreover, "captures the same wit, playful irony, and piercing insight found abundant in my lyrics."
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The Smashing Pumpkins Release 7th Edition of 'Zeitgeist'

October 30, 2007 06:26:08 GMT


After six different versions of 'Zeitgeist', The Smashing Pumpkins decide to add another one to their list. This time, which could as well be the last, is 'Best Buy CD/DVD Reissue' that is available today (October 30).

The complete edition is topped with 'Inside the Zeitgeist', a DVD featuring 'making-of' documentary of the album, two bonus tracks from previous deluxe edition such as 'Death from Above' and 'Stellar' as well as an exclusive new bonus track 'Ma Belle'.
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Tommy Lee Requested That Kid Rock Not Be Prosecuted for VMA Fight

October 30, 2007 06:21:32 GMT


It's been a month that the unfortunate took place, but it was not until Monday October 29th that Las Vegas authorities confirmed Kid Rock will not be charged in the fight with Tommy Lee at the MTV Video Music Awards last month.

TV show "Extra" was the first to make public the news after reportedly speaking with Las Vegas authorities. "The Clark County District Attorney's Office will not pursue a battery charge," Chief Deputy District Attorney Ron Bloxham was quoted by "Extra" as saying.
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Kylie Minogue Honored for 20 Years of Making Music

October 30, 2007 06:12:51 GMT


20 years since she set off her career in music industry, Kylie Minogue is honored with a prestigious British awards. The Australian singer is presented the Music Industry Trust in "recognition of her universally acclaimed status as an icon of pop and style achieved over a 20-year career, which has seen her reinvent, experiment and inspire".

"There is no doubt that of our 15 award recipients to date, Kylie is by far the most glamorous," David Munns, chairman of the awards committee, said. "She deserves this award for her success over 20 years, staying at the top in one of the toughest professions and inspiring millions with her grace, dignity and humanity."
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Peter Jackson-Directed Lovely Bones Set Pics Put Online

October 30, 2007 06:00:27 GMT


Peter Jackson's new drama flick "The Lovely Bones" has already started its principal photography, and first pictures from the movie's set in Willistown Township, Pennsylvania now are delightfully available online to grab, thanks to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

In one image, as seen on the above left, Jackson was captured to seriously discuss a scene with the flick's cast member Rose McIver, who was holding onto a Golden Retriever called Brava. Other images show the crews' preparation in shooting the project with local residents going out of their houses to witness the filming.
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Gwen Stefani Pledged to Donate Proceeds of Concert to Wildfire Victims

October 30, 2007 04:49:08 GMT


Is in her best giving mood these days, Gwen Stefani has made public her pledge to donate all proceeds from her Tuesday October 30th show to the San Diego Foundation, a local charity which is helping the community recover from the wildfires that have raged across Southern California for the past week.

Stefani, a Southern California native, made the announcement alongside San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders on local radio station 93.3 KHTS on Monday morning October 29th. "San Diego has always been so supportive of me throughout my entire career ... living in Orange County, it has always been like a second home to me," she said.
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Could It Be True? Cate Blanchett Pregnant with Third Child

October 30, 2007 04:27:00 GMT


Words got around just now that Cate Blanchett might be pregnant with child number three.

Not without reason but speculation on the actress getting pregnant popped out after she was spotted sporting a baby bump while out in NYC this past weekend.
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X Files Sequel Locks Its Filming Start Date

October 30, 2007 03:57:18 GMT


At last a fixed date to get the cameras rolled on "The X Files" follow-up has been picked up. Completing David Duchovny's previous statement which said shooting would start in December, ComingSoon.net has reported that the whole process will take off on December 10 this year for sure.

Filming is going to take place in Vancouver, Canada under the direction of Chris Carter, the creator of the original TV series, which pic is adapted from. Duchovny is set to reprise his role as Special Agent Fox Mulder with Gillian Anderson being expected to again play Special Agent Dana Scully as well.
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David Beckham Is Planning a Charity Football Match Against a Team of Actors

October 30, 2007 03:38:26 GMT


David Beckham and his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates are planning a charity football match with proceeds go to the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army to benefit those affected by the wildfires in Southern California.

The soccer god, alongside his Galaxy teammates, will take it to the field to face the so-called "Hollywood United FC" on November 4th at the Home Depot Center in Carson.
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First Official Movie Stills from Angelina Jolie's Wanted

October 30, 2007 03:16:34 GMT


We've already got several on-set videos and pictures from the star-studded "Wanted (2008)", but it's undeniably great to have those from the source itself, like we are being presented with now.

That's right, Universal has delightfully sent Empireonline.com the first batch of the production stills from the fantasy action thriller, based on Mark Millar's graphic novel series. Five in total, they allow us to get our first look at the principal cast members: Angelina Jolie as Fox, James McAvoy as Wesley, Morgan Freeman as Sloan, and David O'Hara as the villainous Mr. X.
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Britney Spears Mingled with Tony Romo, Giving Him a Lap Dance

October 30, 2007 03:03:05 GMT


What is going on between Britney Spears and Tony Romo? It appears that things got a little bit too deep for them. Words are circulating all over the net that the mother of two was spotted giving the Dallas Cowboys quarterback a lap dance.

While People reported earlier that Britney and her cousin Alli Sims were surprisingly spotted with Romo at Los Angeles restaurant Ketchup on Friday October 26th, Usmagazine.com brings out a more shocking news, quoted Ryan Seacrest who claimed to have seen the singer at Hollywood club Les Deux on October 26th, giving Romo a lap dance.
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Pregnant Nicole Richie Seen Smoking Cigarette


October 30, 2007 02:28:15 GMT


Has been keeping things low key over the past months following her brief stint in jail, Nicole Richie has created media abuzz yet again with her being reported to be spotted smoking cigarette.

Cindy Adams from the NY Post claims to have seen the mother-to-be smoking a cigarette outside DaSilvano restaurant in NYC.
 
 
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