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November 12, 2007

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Rapper Xzibit Nabs Acting Stint in Oliver Stone's Pinkville

November 12, 2007 09:57:08 GMT


Elaborating his big screen resume, rapper Xzibit has given his commitment to take part in Vietnam War drama "Pinkville" which Oliver Stone is set to direct, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

The man, whose real name is Alvin Joiner, thereby joins the cast already filled by Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Woody Harrelson. Here he will portray a soldier who is convinced he carried out his orders in a moral way.
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Harry Potter 6 Cast Helen McCrory as Narcissa Malfoy

November 12, 2007 09:35:22 GMT


The one to play Draco Malfoy's mother in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" has already been picked, folks. CBBC recently posted an exclusive report stating the coveted role has been bestowed upon Helen McCrory, known primarily for her stage and television work.

Last seen as Mrs. Radcliffe in "Becoming Jane", McCrory originally was billed to portray Bellatrix Lestrange in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", but had to pull out due to her pregnancy. The part, as we have known, ultimately went to Helena Bonham Carter instead.
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Dark Knight Hong Kong Filming Disrupted by Crowds

November 12, 2007 09:10:39 GMT


Shooting on "The Dark Knight" in Hong Kong hardly ran smooth on Friday, November 9, 2007 as it got interrupted by crowds trying to get a closer glimpse on the whole process, the Hong Kong Standard reported.

Film crews at that time were taking shoots around the city's oldest wet market when great number of curious onlookers flooded the area to get better look on the project's star Christian Bale and Morgan Freeman. The take itself ran from noon during the hectic market delivery time with dozens of lorries driving up a narrow road below the Central escalator.
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Video Leak: Kanye West's 'Good Morning'

November 12, 2007 08:55:13 GMT


A new music video from Kanye West has leaked. The clip that found its way online through a fan's camera is for 'Good Morning', the first track from West's 'Graduation' album.

There has been no report that 'Good Morning' will be made a single. In fact, it was reported sometime ago that 'Flashing Light' would be made the fourth single from the album after 'Can't Tell Me Nothin'', 'Stronger' and 'Good Life'.
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Bee Movie Takes Honey from American Gangster

November 12, 2007 07:14:49 GMT


Major change marked the domestic weekend box office running November 9-11, 2007 as last week's runner-up "Bee Movie" surprisingly toppled down last week's champ "American Gangster" to become the new No.1 movie of the chart in its second spin.

The CGI animated feature packed in family crowds to pull in $25.6 million while the crime saga fared slightly lower at $24 million in ticket sales. The twosome, in the meantime, prevented newcomers "Fred Claus" and "Lions for Lambs" to go no further than the third and fourth rank, respectively as "Claus" took in $18.5 million while "Lambs" $6.7 million.
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Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood Team Up for 'Crazy Carnival' Tour


November 12, 2007 06:58:08 GMT


If Kenny Chesney decides to grab LeAnn Rimes' hands, Keith Urban makes a pact with the up and about country sweetheart, Carrie Underwood. The two arguably biggest country icons today are teaming up for a joint tour.

Just like Chesney who praised his touring partner Urban also said, "I'm looking forward to hitting the road with Carrie, and to bringing our audiences together for what I think will be a magical night of sights, sounds, songs and solos."
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Seal Premiered a Video for 'Amazing'

November 12, 2007 06:31:10 GMT


With his fifth album 'System' coming out around the corner, Seal nicely pulled out a new video. The clip of 'Amazing', a dance track that becomes the album's first single, has just been premiered.

Speaking to NY Post about the song, Seal said, "It's about the ebbs and flows of life, and going through a dark period and coming out the other end. It's a general allegory for life - the world through my eyes."
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August Rush New York Premiere Enlightened by Cast

November 12, 2007 05:21:01 GMT


Eagerly gathered up once again, key cast members of Kirsten Sheridan's "August Rush" merrily celebrated together the New York City premiere for the drama yesterday, November 11, 2007 at the city's Ziegfeld Theater.

Leading lady Keri Russell looked fresh yet elegant in classic black dress while her co-star Jonathan Rhys-Meyers showed off his newly shorn look as he casually walked down the red carpet alongside longtime girlfriend Reena Hammer. Other cast members spotted to also attend the screening were Robin Williams and child actor Freddie Highmore who portrays the title character.
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Spice Girls' Holiday Commercial for Tesco, Check Out the Video

November 12, 2007 05:03:35 GMT


Their signing as the new faces of supermarket chain Tesco has already been confirmed. A spokeswoman for the retailer even said that the Girls had filmed two Christmas adverts for the supermarket, which are said to be intended to give "a glimpse into what Christmas with the Spice Girls might be like". Below is the video.

What do you think of the commercial video the Girls; Victoria Adams, Melanie Brown, Melanie C, Geri Halliwell, and Emma Bunton, have done for Tesco? Do you think it worths each of the Girls the reported 1 million pound sterling payment?
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'Satanic' 50 Cent Forced to Retire but Claimed It Impossible


November 12, 2007 04:55:56 GMT


When 50 Cent vowed to quit from music if Kanye West beat him in the album chart, he didn't know that it would backfire. The rapper is now facing an opposition from a Christian group that benefits from his words regarding the retirement.

The Resistance, the Christan media, called 50 "satanic" for his inappropriate lifestyle and profane lyrics. They are now demanding him to step down and be true to his words.
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Handfuls of New Sweeney Todd Stills Up Now

November 12, 2007 04:48:13 GMT


Already given us a couple of trailers for its upcoming "Sweeney Todd", DreamWorks SKG and Warner Bros. Pictures now have come up with a new batch of production stills from the musical drama thriller for your eyes to feast on.

All showing gloomy, dark atmosphere, the photos mostly take focus on the movie's male lead Johnny Depp in his role as the titular character, a wrongfully imprisoned barber who turns into a serial killer. Pictured alongside him are Helena Bonham Carter as Todd's partner-in-crime Mrs. Lovett and Jamie Campbell Bower as Anthony Hope, among others.
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Goldfrapp Unveil Tracks to New Album 'Seventh Tree'

November 12, 2007 04:20:20 GMT


Two years after releasing the Grammy-nominated 'Supernature', Goldfrapp will follow it up with 'Seventh Tree'. The electronic duo announced on their MySpace page that the fourth effort will arrive February 25, 2008 in U.K.

The posting also explained the album as "a sensual counterpoint to the glitterball glamour of Supernature" and "butterfly colours of an English surrealism shared from Lear to Lennon. It shimmers and shines with the warmth of a hazy summer, an electric whirlpool over which Alison's glistening voice soars."
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Nicollette Sheridan Pregnant with Michael Bolton's Child

November 12, 2007 04:15:16 GMT


Rumor has it that Nicollette Sheridan is pregnant with fiancee Michael Bolton's child. Speculation on that matter is in all probabilities inspired by the fact that the actress has started asking "Desperate Housewives" co-stars, Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross and Felicity Huffman all about motherhood and pregnancy.

"She kept asking Felicity and Marcia about how the pregnancy would change her appearance and if it would make her hair thinner," a source in the know revealed, adding that "She's absolutely glowing and her pregnancy is the buzz of the set."
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Mr. Magorium's World Premiere Lighted Up New York City

November 12, 2007 03:50:02 GMT


Blinding flashlights marked New York City's DGA Theatre as principal cast members and VIP guests came down to attend the world premiere of Fox-Walden's "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" on Sunday, November 11, 2007.

From the former lineup, there spotted Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jason Bateman, and 11-year-old Zach Mills, who plays Eric Applebaum, the Hat Collector in the drama fantasy. As the only lady in the pack, Portman made quite a bright appearance that day, dressed in a leggy hot pink mini-dress and metallic shoes while flashing her warm smile throughout.
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New Video: Cascada's 'What Hurts the Most'


November 12, 2007 03:33:27 GMT


Eurodance act Cascada have released the music video for 'What Hurts the Most', a cover song of Jo O'Meara's 2005 single. The song will be made the first single pulled from their upcoming album, 'Perfect Day'.

'What Hurts the Most' is just one of the many cover songs by the group. The album will also contain their rendition of other popular songs such as Avril Lavigne's 'Sk8ter Boy', Pink's 'Just Like a Pill' and Patti Smith's 'Because the Night'.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Christina Aguilera's Having a Boy, Hosted a Blue-Themed Baby Shower

November 12, 2007 03:24:53 GMT


Formally confirmed her pregnancy to Glamour Magazine earlier this month, words are mounting that Christina Aguilera is prepping to give birth to a baby boy. No confirmation nor denial uttered by the singer just yet concerning the speculation, but the items she bought during her shopping spree say it all.

Christina was spotted earlier this week on a shopping spree at baby boutique-to-the-stars Petit Tresor in L.A. and was seen snapping up all the blue items, thus prompted people to think she's expecting a baby boy. A source in the know told OK! the pop star among others bought $3,100 Bonne Nuit Versailles crib, $800 silk bassinette by Lulla Smith, $680 worth of argyle bedding, $200 cashmere stuffed rabbit by Alvin & Sparky, toys by Kaloo which were all in blue, and three Mia Bossi diaper bags.
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Leaked: Usher's New Track Featuring Ludacris

November 12, 2007 03:07:06 GMT


A track from Usher has leaked, allegedly one of those which will be included in his highly-anticipated album. 'Dat Girl Right There' is a mid-tempo song featuring rapper Ludacris and is produced by Grammy-winning producer Rich Harrison.

Harrison reportedly will produce five other tracks in the album which is tentatively titled 'Regret'. Other known producers in the fifth studio album include Swizz Beatz, Jermaine Dupri, Kanye West, Polow Da Don and Timbaland.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Halle Berry Expecting a Baby Boy

November 12, 2007 02:45:41 GMT


Has come out of the closet and finally made her pregnancy official since September, it was not until now that the sex of Halle Berry's forthcoming baby has been revealed. The actress is said to be expecting a boy.

Page Six, who quoted sources in the know, has claimed Berry and her model boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, are expecting a baby boy in several months. "She's so excited," one source was quoted as saying. "She says she's never been happier than now, when she's pregnant."
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Britney Spears' New Cover Art for 'Piece of Me' Single

November 12, 2007 02:27:11 GMT


It has been confirmed by Jive that 'Piece of Me' will be the second single from Britney Spears' 'Blackout'. A cover art for the single, that was produced by Grammy winning team The Bloodshy and Advant, has been released.

'Piece of Me' features a background vocal from Swedish singer Robyn. A music video for it will be shot in mid November according to some sources. It will show people what it's like to be a "piece of" Britney. It will allegedly follow a day of her life including her infamous occurrence of flashing her underwear for paparazzi.
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Kanye West's Mother, Donda West, Died at 58

November 12, 2007 02:09:41 GMT


Our prayers and thoughts go out to our beloved rap star Kanye West. His mother, Dr. Donda West, who worked as the Chair of the English Department at Chicago State University before retiring to serve as his manager, has passed away. Hot 97's Miss Info was the first to bring the report to the surface.

Miss Info quoted its sources as saying that Donda West passed away in Los Angeles on Saturday night November 10th. She was 58. A cause of death has not been released.
 
 
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