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November 09, 2007

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Darren Hayes Holding In-Store Gigs and White Party Act

November 09, 2007 09:51:54 GMT

Darren Hayes will hold a string of intimate concerts to promote his album 'This Delicate Thing We've Made'. The former Savage Garden singer will continue the tour in U.S. with several in-store gigs at Borders.

Tonight (November 9), Hayes will play at Borders Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif. The dates will run up to December 7 in Boston, Massachusetts including a headlining act at the 23rd Annual White Party at Vizcaya, Miami on November 24. Get the detailed schedule on Hayes' MySpace.
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Dark Knight Director Denies Water Pollution Report

November 09, 2007 09:51:11 GMT

Debunking the heavily-circulated report saying a Hong Kong scene in "The Dark Knight" was canceled due to water pollution on the city's harbor, helmer Christopher Nolan has informed AFP that the shoot was cut merely because of script changes and not the water's poor quality.

"That was my decision, nothing to do with pollution. It was simply a script decision," the man insisted. "Once you see the finished film, you will understand why. As far as the pollution question goes, I honestly have no problem dumping movie stars in it."
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T.I. Drops Request to Host Thanksgiving Dinner

November 09, 2007 09:39:14 GMT

No Thanksgiving celebration for T.I. The rapper has changed his mind and had his lawyers withdrawn his request to host a Thanksgiving dinner at his Jonesboro home as he awaits trial on federal weapons charges.

Lawyers for T.I. has on Tuesday November 6th filed two motions asking a judge to allow the Atlanta rapper to have visitors at his house on Thanksgiving as he's under 24-hour house arrest while waiting trial on allegations that he attempted to illegally purchase three machine guns and two silencers and possessing a cache of weapons in his Atlanta mansion.
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Kenny Chesney to Bring LeAnn Rimes in 'Pirates' Tour

November 09, 2007 09:27:17 GMT

Kenny Chesney has mapped out a tour to support his new album 'Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates'. The singer who had just won Entertainer of the Year at Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday (November 7) will take LeAnn Rimes as his supporting act.

"I think LeAnn Rimes is as good a singer as there is out there, and she knows how to have fun onstage," Chesney said. "I am a big fan, and everybody better be ready for a pretty incredible time. I know I'm looking forward to seeing her out there and getting to hear her sing."
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First Charlie Wilson's War Video Featurette Hits

November 09, 2007 09:26:18 GMT

A new material from the star-studded "Charlie Wilson's War" has safely landed on the net for us to take a peek at. No, it's not the next trailer for the drama, but a featurette instead, which is the first to come from the marketing campaign on the flick.

Put on Iesb.net, the behind-the-scene clip can also be viewed through a link available at AceShowbiz's Charlie Wilson's War Trailer section.
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Lindsay Lohan in Talks to Appear on Ugly Betty

November 09, 2007 08:55:16 GMT

With New Year is just around the corner and Lindsay Lohan just has nothing to do on her have-to-do list, words are mounting on the street that the singer-actress is set to star in the hit TV show "Ugly Betty."

She's said to be in talks with producers to play a fallen beauty queen who ends up working as an assistant manager of a fast food restaurant. Her character will be rescued by the show's main character Betty Suarez, who tries to get her a job at Mode magazine, where she is an editorial assistant.
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Initial Nim's Island Official Production Stills Released

November 09, 2007 08:25:49 GMT

Early official pictures from the high-profile family fantasy adventure "Nim's Island" have delightfully been brought up to the surface by now, big thanks to USA Today.

As you can see on the above left, there are two of them. One captures the images of the flick's two leading ladies Abigail Breslin and Jodie Foster while the other one spots Gerard Butler in his role as Alex Rover. The actor plays dual part here, the other being Jack, the scientist father of Breslin's character, Nim.
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Watch the Video of Jennifer Lopez Made Her Pregnancy Official

November 09, 2007 08:12:46 GMT

Has remained tight lipped on her pregnancy and leaving her growing bump to do all the talking, Jennifer Lopez at last long broke her silent and has finally made it official that she and husband Marc Anthony are expecting a baby.

Just a week after fellow expectant celebs Christina Aguilera and Cate Blanchett spilled the beans on their pregnancy, the Bronx singer unexpectedly broke the obvious news during a gig at Miami's American Airlines Arena Wednesday night November 7th which was the last show of her and hubby's El Cantante Tour.
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Twelve Animated Titles Shortlisted for 2008 Oscar

November 09, 2007 07:52:40 GMT

Marking early announcement on the possible contenders for 2008 Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) revealed Thursday, November 8, 2007 that twelve pictures have been put in consideration to compete for Academy Awards' Best Animated Feature title. Three will then be selected as the final contenders by the time all categories get unveiled on January 22, 2008.

The list includes such crowd-pleaser titles such as Disney/Pixar's "Ratatouille", Sony Pictures Animation's "Surf's Up", and 20th Century Fox's "The Simpsons Movie" as well as DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek the Third" and "Bee Movie." The rest seven are "Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters", "Meet the Robinsons", "Tekkonkinkreet", "TMNT", "Alvin and the Chipmunks", "Beowulf", and "Persepolis."
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Lily Allen Not Fronting Agent Provocateur, Lands BBC3 Show

November 09, 2007 07:38:59 GMT

That Lily Allen has landed her own TV show, it's true and has been confirmed. But don't trust the say on the block that mentioned her as the new model to front the next Agent Provocateur ad campaign.

A singer-songwriter that has become talk of the town, more often because of her controversial behavior and not for her music work, Allen has been given her own TV show by BBC3 who reportedly plans on making her one of the corporation's key personalities.
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Beyonce Knowles, Front Runner of 34th People's Choice Nominees in Music

November 09, 2007 07:19:33 GMT

It's time to vote for favorite stars at People's Choice Awards again. The nominees of the event's 34th cycle have been announced and the music category is crowded by none other than Beyonce Knowles.

Favorite Female Artist, put Knowles in a stiff competition with Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie and Gwen Stefani. She will face Fergie again in Favorite Pop Song when her 'Irreplaceable' is to go against 'Big Girls Don't Cry'. Knowles is also up for Favorite R'n'B Song, sharing it with Shakira in their duet 'Beautiful Liar'.
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Laila Ali Billed to Co-Host NBC's American Gladiators

November 09, 2007 06:57:21 GMT

Earn her own fame as a professional boxer instead of merely known for becoming the daughter of former three-time World Heavyweight Champion and winner of an Olympic Light-heavyweight gold medal Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali is preparing herself to get onto different kind of ring.

Has been billed to host a new reality program called "Student Body," focusing on teen fitness, the former "Dancing With the Stars" star as well is being billed to co-host NBC's "American Gladiators."
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First Official Valkyrie Trailer Sneaks Into the Net

November 09, 2007 06:38:44 GMT

Promotion on WWII thriller "Valkyrie" appears to heat up now that the first official trailer for the movie has just been launched on-line following the recently-released promo trailer.

Rolling a bit over two and a half minutes, the trailer can be accessed through a link on Valkyrie Trailer page at AceShowbiz. The very same piece is also shown in front of "Lions for Lambs" screenings, opening in theaters today, November 9, 2007.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Dennis Quaid and Wife Welcomed Twins, One Boy and One Girl

November 09, 2007 06:28:11 GMT

Good news comes in twos for Dennis Quaid and his beloved wife Kimberly Buffington as they welcomed not only one but two babies all at once. Yes, the happy couple is now the proud parents of twin babies.

The twins, one boy and one girl, were born Thursday November 8th in Santa Monica, California, the couple's representative confirmed to People.
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Ricky Martin Earns Two at 8th Latin Grammy Awards

November 09, 2007 06:07:58 GMT

Of all the four nods he was given at the 8th annual Latin Grammy Awards, Ricky Martin managed to grab two of it. His winning is overshadowed by his senior Juan Luis Guerra who took home as many as five honors.

Through 'MTV Unplugged', Martin held the title 'Best Long Form Music Video' and 'Best Male Pop Vocal Album', while the big winner, Guerra grabbed all 'Record of the Year', 'Song of the Year', 'Album of the Year', 'Merengue Album' and 'Tropical Song' for his hit 'La Llave De Mi Corazon'.
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The 34th Annual People's Choice Awards TV Nominees

November 09, 2007 05:53:56 GMT

The nominations for the following year's annual People's Choice Awards, which is the 34th, are in already. And while winners in all 38 categories, split among film, TV and music, will be revealed during the live broadcast of the awards show from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Tuesday, January 8th (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, here are some of the potential awards wannabe, only for the TV category:

Favorite TV Drama
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
  • "House"
  • "Law and Order: SVU"
Favorite TV Comedy
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Movie Contenders Announced for 34th People's Choice Awards

November 09, 2007 05:12:11 GMT

An annual event with a dizzying array of categories voted on by the American public, People's Choice Awards once again lists big names and titles of Hollywood film industry to vie for its trophies in its 34th edition.

In announcement made by the organizers Thursday, November 8, 2007, Universal Pictures' "The Bourne Ultimatum" delightfully comes as the top nominee with four nods in total, most notably the Favorite Movie title. Three others are Favorite Action Movie, Favorite Threequel, and Favorite Male Action Star for Matt Damon.
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Britney Spears Missed 8 of 14 Court-Ordered Drug Tests Because She's a Pop Star

November 09, 2007 04:01:15 GMT

Britney Spears failed several drug tests because she's a pop star with a No. 1 album to promote, the singer's camp argued Thursday November 8th during the latest hearing on her custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline over their young sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James. But the judge gave no excuse and ordered the well yes, pop star, to provide a single, working telephone number to be called in for drug testing.

Spears' legal team said during the hearing that the pop star had undergone 10 drug screenings, and had passed every one. K-Fed's legal team, on the other hand, claimed the pop star showed up for only six of 14 requested tests. On her allegedly missing the rest 8 drug tests, the pop star's attorney Anne Kiley argued that Spears hadn't responded within an hour, as ordered by the court, because she was sleeping, and asked that she be given a six hour time-frame instead.
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New Beowulf IMAX Trailer, TV Spot, and Featurette Unveiled

November 09, 2007 03:54:54 GMT

Something big are coming for us from "Beowulf", really. Shifting to give peek for much larger screen, the motion capture flick now has a new IMAX trailer, TV spot, and featurette launched on-line which sure will keep us busy for some minutes.

Available on Tedperez.com, all can also be accessed via links posted on Beowulf Trailer section at AceShowbiz. While the trailer presents what we have seen before, there indeed is few new footage shown in the last portion of the TV spot piece.
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Foo Fighters Premiere Hilarious 'Long Road to Ruin' Video


November 09, 2007 03:40:21 GMT

Count on Foo Fighters to become satirical. The rock act has just premiered a hilarious music video for their new album's second single, 'Long Road to Ruin', parodying General Hospital scenes where frontman Dave Grohl became the 'starlicious' doctor.

The soap opera-like video was directed by Jesse Peretz who have also directed the band in their previous comedic clips. Peretz directed 'Learn to Fly' that parodied the movie 'Airplane!' with Grohl slipping in the role of a flight attendant. He also penned 'Big Me', a parody of Mentos commercial that eventually led the band being thrown Mentos pieces whenever they played the song live.
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Shaquille O'Neal's Soon-to-Be Ex-Wife Wants His Financial Details

November 09, 2007 03:02:48 GMT

With their divorce saga is still in the ongoing stage, Shaunie Nelson makes a one-step-forward move. The wife of famous NBA player Shaquille O'Neal has filed papers in Miami-Dade County, Fla. seeking to get details on the basketball star's finance.

In the list of her request for production to Shaq, Shaunie among others required federal and state income tax returns for Shaq from the year 2004 to 2006; a copy of his current player contract with the Miami Heat, reportedly worth $100 million, including all predecessor contracts with the team; and list of the property he currently owned whether held in the name of Shaq personally and or any other person(s).
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Blake Lewis' 'A.D.D.' Cover Art Plus First Single

November 09, 2007 02:54:04 GMT

Blake Lewis is all set to release his debut album post being crowned the runner-up of 6th season American Idol. Audio Day Dream (A.D.D.) will be dropped on December 4 and the cover art can be seen above. Gabrielle Revere reportedly shot the cover picture while Courtney James handle the design.

From the album, he had released the first single called 'Break Anotha' to radio outlets on October 30. It was first leaked via phone to fans who have registered themselves on BlakeLewisComingSoon.com. The song will officially added to radio playlists on November 20.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Police Raid Amy Winehouse's Flat


November 09, 2007 02:18:45 GMT

Has just debuted her fresh look as she's been granted the US visa, finally, Amy Winehouse hits the low point of her life once more. The troubled singer might be happy with her being granted the permission to enter the United States, but she surely won't feel glad about this news that her London home has been raided, not by thief, but by the police. Surprise, surprise.

According to the Daily Mail, there were more than a dozen of British police went in to Amy's house around 5 p.m. London time on Thursday November 8th, breaking the doors with a crowbar and battering ram to force their way into the empty North London home.
 
 
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