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November 02, 2007

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Zodiac Maker David Fincher Takes on The Killer

November 02, 2007 09:25:04 GMT

Apparently pleased with the result of its recent release "Zodiac", Paramount Pictures has appointed the thriller drama's director David Fincher to once again take helming duties for it, this time in a promising feature entitled "The Killer."

A big screen adaptation of a graphic novel by Matz, whose real name is Alexis Nolent, pic focuses on a top assassin suddenly plagued by his conscience and a highly competent cop hot on his tail. Assigned to work on the script is Alesandro Camon, who is currently scripting "The Chancellor Manuscript" also for Paramount.
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Peter Jackson and Neill Blomkamp Collaborating in District 9

November 02, 2007 08:58:02 GMT

Though "Halo" remains stalled up to now, it does not mean that Peter Jackson and Neill Blomkamp are going their separate way. Far from it, they will join forces once again to work on together a live-action sci-fi feature titled "District 9."

Variety reports that project thereby will be Blomkamp's feature directing debut instead of "Halo" while Jackson is learned to serve as the producer via his WingNut Films production banner. Apart from the helming duties, the former has also been assigned to pen the script with partner Terri Tatchell.
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Indiana Jones 4 Thief Goes to Jail

November 02, 2007 08:36:32 GMT

Pleaded guilty of receiving stolen property and commercial burglary for plotting to sell the stolen goods online, a man stealing materials of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" from director Steven Spielberg's office was finally sentenced to serve prison time on Thursday, November 1, 2007.

Confirmation was made by Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. The man, revealed to be a 37-year-old Cerritos, California, resident named Roderick Davis, reportedly accepted a plea deal of 28 months in the end after being faced up to four years in state prison.
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Claire Danes Dumped Hugh Dancy for Another Man

November 02, 2007 08:15:33 GMT

Living a high-profile life in the entertainment industry might be a bad luck for Claire Danes' love life. The actress who's experienced several failed romances is said to have dumped actor boyfriend Hugh Dancy after nearly one year of dating and has scored herself another man.

Rumors on the block said Danes dumped Dancy for another man who happens to be a writer with whom the movie beauty has been spotted out and about in West Virginia. "Claire arrived in town and hooked up with this writer dude. They were kissing for all to see," a source in the know claimed.
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New Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Clip Arrives Online

November 02, 2007 07:59:11 GMT

A new clip to upcoming fantasy "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" has safely landed on the net in the follow-up to the previous one launched last week.

Going a bit over half a minute, the clip is available at MSN Video yet you can also find it via a link on Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Trailer page at AceShowbiz. Simply titled "Open", it gives an awesome look inside the magical store with children playing around happily before shifting to center on Mr. Magorium himself, played by Dustin Hoffman.
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Alanis Morissette, Dance-Oriented Album and Another Parody

November 02, 2007 07:51:16 GMT

Alanis Morissette is not only crossing the bridge to movie roles but also to dance record. In order to generate new sound in 'Flavors of Entanglement', the alternative rock singer has roped in Guy Sigsworth who have penned hits for Bjork, Madonna, and Sugababes.

"I think there's more technological aspects to it on a sonic level than ever before," she told Rolling Stone. "I love to dance so there's a lot of loops and beats on this record where you can dance your face off."
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Michelle Pfeiffer Said She and Jessica Simpson Eyed for a Grease Remake

November 02, 2007 07:12:46 GMT

The extremely popular 1978 musical flick "Grease" may have great possibility to get a remake, and what's more, it could get Jessica Simpson to star in also, that's if looking from what Michelle Pfeiffer remarked recently.

Britain's Daily Express claims to have been told by the actress that she has been approached to take part in a new version of the movie with Simpsons being tipped for the role of Sandy Olsson, played by Olivia Newton-John in the original.
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Jimmy Page Broke Important Asset, Led Zeppelin's Concert Pushed

November 02, 2007 07:12:33 GMT

Those who have booked traveling tickets to attend Led Zeppelin's reunion concert on November 26 may have to cancel their reservations asap. The band is postponing the gig to December 10 because guitarist Jimmy Page just broke his finger.

The injury will make him unable to pick the instrument in the next three weeks. A doctor in order said, "I have examined the fracture to Mr. Page's finger, and it is my opinion that with proper rest and treatment, he will be ready to resume rehearsing in three weeks' time, and thus able to perform on December 10."
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50 Cent Teams with Pontiac to Produce His Own Customized G8 Sedan

November 02, 2007 06:48:33 GMT

50 Cent is attempting another career reinvention just yet. Already has a very successful rapping career and has established himself in a wide variety of fields outside of his career in the music industry, it indeed is his first foray into the automotive world. Word has it that 50 Cent has teamed up with high-profile car maker Pontiac to produce his own customized G8 sedan.

The unique G8 reportedly is being manufactured by Australian automaker Holden and will go on sale in the United States by 2008. The company plans to ship 30,000 to the US each year.
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Jordin Sparks' 'Tattoo' Video Released!

November 02, 2007 06:39:30 GMT

A singer making debut, Jordin Sparks, has premiered the clip of 'Tattoo', her first single from self-titled album. Fellow American Idol alumnae Blake Lewis assisted her by making a cameo in the video.

Jordin was seen being followed by a guy she likes, before eventually being 'caught' by him. Towards the end of the video Lewis joined him in the merry-go-round scene.
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Spiderwick Chronicles to Also Hit IMAX Theaters

November 02, 2007 05:22:27 GMT

Intends to enhance the adventurous excitement presented in "The Spiderwick Chronicles" on larger screen, Paramount Pictures and IMAX Corporation announced Thursday, November 1, 2007 that the fantasy adventure is going to also get an IMAX release when it opens in conventional theaters on February 15, 2008.

With the announcement, pic thereby marks the fourth film of Paramount Pictures to grace IMAX screens in the past five months. It certainly will then be digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience through IMAX's DMR (Digital Re-Mastering) technology.
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The Rock Prefers Black Adam to Captain Marvel!

November 02, 2007 05:05:32 GMT

Choice has been made and decision has been taken. Yes, The Rock aka Dwayne Johnson finally has fixed his mind on which character he will play in superhero flick "Shazam!" which New Line Cinema is currently developing.

Revealing his pick to IESB.net during a press junket for Richard Kelly-directed "Southland Tales", the former wrestler told the site that he has chosen the role of Black Adam over that of Captain Marvel for the project. The hunk was previously noticed to call on fans of the characters in an interview with MTV to help him select which one he should take.
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Martina Hingis Tested Positive for Cocaine at Wimbledon, Announced Retirement

November 02, 2007 05:03:30 GMT

Becoming a professional tennis player has its ups and downs. Martina Hingis is tackling a new challenge in the sports world with her being accused by "an outsource testing company" of testing positive for cocaine at Wimbledon, such judgment that prompted her to publicly announce her quitting the sport.

Concerning the cocaine scandal, the Swiss tennis player has on Thursday November 1st in Glattbrugg, Switzerland, faced the press and said she's been accused of testing positive for cocaine at this year's Wimbledon while at the same time announced she's retiring from professional tennis.
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Beyonce Knowles to Record a Dance Album

November 02, 2007 04:49:22 GMT

Beyonce Knowles certainly knows how to excite her fans. Done with her Grammy-winning album 'B'Day', the R'n'B singer plans to make a dance album. James Wiltshire and Russell Small from dance duo The Freemasons will help her in the LP which is tentatively released in summer 2008.

Wiltshire told the Daily Star: "The album is going to be huge. It will rival anything the likes of Britney Spears and Rihanna have done recently. Beyonce and her team can see where mistakes were made on her last album. That was very American, very r'n'b and stripped back."
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Bow Wow and Omarion's 'Girlfriend' Video Arrives!

November 02, 2007 04:13:56 GMT

Bow Wow and Omarion have finally released the video of their joint single, 'Girlfriend'. As interesting as the collaboration itself, the clip also shows the former child rappers pampered by their respective 'women'.

The video was premiered on BET's Access Granted on Wednesday (October 31). The song will appear as the first single from 'Face Off' that is due December 11. Earlier this week, a version of the album's cover art has leaked, and another one just did as seen above.
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An Eleventh Clip for Bee Movie, 'Time to Pick a Job at Honex'

November 02, 2007 04:05:38 GMT

By this Friday, November 2, we can already take our full look on CGI animated flick "Bee Movie", but DreamWorks Animation appears to still eager in giving us one more peek on its latest creation for sure.

Yes, an eleventh clip to the film has made its way to come up online by now, available on Apple.com, but sure you can reach it through Bee Movie Trailer section at AceShowbiz. Titled "Time to Pick a Job at Honex", it features a sequence where Barry Bee Benson, voiced by Jerry Seinfeld, is trying to find himself a job, accompanied by his best friend and confidante Adam Flayman.
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More Details Are Coming, Britney Spears and K-Fed's Finances

November 02, 2007 04:04:15 GMT

Instead of coming to an end anytime soon, the custody saga of Britney Spears and Kevin Federline keeps going on, as if it won't ever stop. Just days after judge granted the pop singer visitation rights over sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James, another privacy of the former couple has just come for public consumption, it's their financial details.

Don't get bored of the boring couple just yet, would you? For there will always be something interesting about them, you have to admit that. And in relation with their on-going custody battle, more documents were released Thursday November 1st which revealed some intimate details about their finances.
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Spice Girls to Premiere 'Headlines' Music Video, the Photos

November 02, 2007 03:27:25 GMT

Spice Girls' new video is set to take its world premiere today (November 2). BBC1 will play the video of 'Headlines (Friendship Never Ends)' at 7:55 p.m while Today's Show will have it by 4 p.m. EST.

Meanwhile, the girls' official website has displayed some photos from the video. It was directed by Anthony Mandler who just completed Rihanna's 'Hate That I Love You' and Enrique Iglesias' 'Somebody's Me'.
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Mark Ruffalo and Wife Welcomed Third Child, a Girl

November 02, 2007 03:24:02 GMT

The Halloween has passed, but the spirit is still in. Rather than giving you a trick, Mark Ruffalo gets treated. He has become a father, again.

The actor and his wife, Sunrise Coigney, welcomed the arrival of their third child, a baby girl, it has been confirmed.
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New National Treasure: Book of Secrets Trailer Up Now

November 02, 2007 03:07:07 GMT

There's a lot to see now in our peek to the upcoming "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" as Walt Disney Pictures has just released the next trailer for the highly-anticipated flick on the net.

Spinning way over two and a half minutes, the trailer can be accessed via Aceshowbiz's National Treasure: Book of Secrets Trailer page or just simply watch it below. It delightfully gives tons of new footage, including shots on new quests and clues while informing us that Ben Gates and company also appear to be #1 on the NSA, CIA, and FBI most wanted list.
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Rapper Da Brat Busted for Busting a Waitress in Face with a Rum Bottle

November 02, 2007 02:56:36 GMT

The spirit of Halloween affects Da Brat in a very bad way. The female rapper was in too much bad mood Thursday November 1st when she involved in a heated exchange with a cocktail waitress at a Jermaine Dupri-owned nightspot in suburban Atlanta that then led to physical attack which at the end of the day resulted in her arrest.

Da Brat was busted early that day after hitting the waitress on the head with a rum bottle.
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Complete Winners of 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards

November 02, 2007 02:46:52 GMT

Avril Lavigne has snatched two trophies at the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards that was held last night (November 1). Lavigne, who also performed at the event, beat big contenders such as Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake.

The 'Girlfriend' singer won Most Addictive Track and Solo Artist of 2007. Her winning is seconded by rock band Muse that took Best Headliner and Best Ireland and U.K. Act.