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November 13, 2007

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Hollywood Stars to Cheer the Walt Disney World Christmas Special

November 13, 2007 10:12:01 GMT


The annual Disney Christmas parade is just around the corner and everyone is in their best spirit and mood to welcome the celebration. The so-called Christmas Fantasy Parade will have its first performance kicked off next Friday at 3:30 p.m. and Hollywood stars are in line to give hand to cheer up the momentous event.

With Ryan Seacrest on host duty, performers list comprised of everyone from Josh Groban to the cast of High School Musical. HSM stars, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, and Corbin Bleu were all at Disneyland on Saturday November 10th to film a Christmas segment for Disney and together they also sang the hit song "What Time Is It?" from "High School Musical 2."
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Black Book Helmer Handling The Topkapi Affair

November 13, 2007 09:39:22 GMT


A directing name has finally been hired to take care of "The Topkapi Affair." Variety has given confirmation that the assigned person is none other than Paul Verhoeven, who recently drew praise for his 2006 thriller war flick "Black Book."

Verhoeven's inclusion thereby gives signal that MGM as the studio behind the sequel to 1999's "The Thomas Crown Affair" has committed to a big-budget picture instead. Production is reportedly due to start in January using locations in Europe.
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Jason Reitman Reunites with Diablo Cody in Jennifer's Body

November 13, 2007 09:16:51 GMT


The dynamic duo will get together once again after their acclaimed work in "Juno." The Hollywood Reporter has brought in news stating famed filmmaker Jason Reitman is set to reunite with Diablo Cody in comedic horror flick "Jennifer's Body" that she penned for Fox Atomic.

Here the man is reported to serve as the picture's producer alongside Dan Dubiecki through their shingle, Hard C, which is housed at both Fox Searchlight and Atomic. Project has already had Megan Fox to topline with Mason Novick also producing.
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T.I. Released First Public Statement on His Arrest, Looked Forward on Being Exonerated

November 13, 2007 09:08:28 GMT


A month after his arrest for possessing illegal guns, T.I. breaks his silence, posted a video on a hip-hop Website expressed publicly his confidence that he would not be convicted of federal weapons charges.

In the short video posted on Streetcred.com, the hip hop icon said people should not believe everything reported in the news adding that he looks forward "to being exonerated on all charges .... with the utmost sincerity."
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New Beowulf Featurette Brought On-Line

November 13, 2007 08:41:02 GMT


Another behind-the-scene clip for the forthcoming "Beowulf" has been released onto the net, featuring interviews with creative minds behind the flick which no doubt will give you more info about the making of the animated epic.

Available on Apple.com, the featurette can also be reached via Beowulf Trailer section at AceShowbiz.
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Video Premiere: 50 Cent's 'I'll Still Kill' Feat. Akon

November 13, 2007 07:58:32 GMT


The full version of 50 Cent's clip for the fifth single from his 'Curtis' album has been premiered. 'I'll Still Kill' features performance by Akon in both the single and the music video.

It was shot back in October with director Jesse Terreo (Sean Paul, Enrique Iglesias). Akon previously said that the scene is "not an environment for pretty women" because it's rather "some assassination-type". Terrero revealed that it is "'Bourne Supremacy' meets 'Unleashed'".
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Lindsay Lohan Began Performing Her Community Service

November 13, 2007 07:58:32 GMT


Has been keeping herself away from the nightclubs and late night parties since completed her rehab stint at the exclusive Cirque Lodge drug and alcohol treatment center in Sundance, Utah early last month, Lindsay Lohan has so far managed to live a sober life. Not yet paying her debt to society, the actress-singer finally was photographed Monday November 12th volunteering for the American Red Cross in Pomona, Calif, which is part of her 10-days community service in a DUI plea bargain.

No words on what Lindsay was doing there nor does it is mentioned on where she will serve the rest of her 9 days of community service.
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Ridley Scott Takes Supernatural Thriller as New Directing Project

November 13, 2007 07:53:43 GMT


Just achieved commercial success through his latest work "American Gangster", Ridley Scott has already got something new lined up in his busy schedule. Report from Variety reveals that the renowned filmmaker is now attached to helm a supernatural thriller of Fox 2000 production entitled "Stones."

Aimed to be a big-scale feature in the genre, project will center on the mysterious destruction of ancient religious sites around the world. Later it is learned that Stonehenge turns out to be the tie that binds together artifacts that still have primeval powers.
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Eva Longoria Desperately Wants Kids, Plans to Quit Desperate Housewives

November 13, 2007 07:22:14 GMT


With her "Desperate Housewives" co-stars Marcia Cross has had twin daughters and Nicollette Sheridan reportedly is pregnant with fiance Michael Bolton's child, Eva Longoria has revealed her willingness to have babies of her own. The tiny actress has publicly shared her intention to become a mother, saying she's found new ambitions; to work, be a great wife and to have children.

"I've always loved the idea of having lots of children. If I'm around any baby, I'm like, 'Aaaaahhhh, babies!" Eva said. "I was pretty ambitions when I moved to Hollywood and I succeeded. But now I've found new ambitions - I want to work, I want to be a great wife and I want to have children. This is a new chapter in my life. I will be very sad to go but I'll have more time to do movies."
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Director Commentary Clip for The Mist Gets Launched

November 13, 2007 07:17:57 GMT


Tons of footage from "The Mist" have been brought continuously through trailers and clips since the past month, and now it's time to hear some words from the maker himself regarding the horror flick.

Yes, a clip for the movie featuring helmer Frank Darabont has smoothly been put on-line at Yahoo! Movies for us to check out. In the piece, labeled "Director Commentary", the man eagerly shares his experience on the set while watching a clip from the film, the recently-released one "There's Nothing Out There."
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Robbie Williams to Record Inside Egypt's Pyramid

November 13, 2007 07:09:07 GMT


Robbie Williams will record his eight studio album in an Egyptian pyramid. Choosing such an unusual place to record is explained as the attempt to get great acoustics.

A source says, "Robbie has heard the chamber of the Great Pyramid has the best acoustics in the world. He's going to go and sing a few notes in there to see if the sound is as impressive as expected."
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Britney Spears' 'Blackout' Up for Charity Auction

November 13, 2007 06:27:05 GMT


Britney Spears is in attempt to help children all over the world, an ironic situation considering she's still fighting for her own sons' custody. The pop queen is conducting an auction for her signed CD.

Britney released 'Blackout' late last month and now a copy of it, imbued with an autograph, will be put on eBay. The money from the highest bidder will benefit UNICEF. This project is a partnership between Britney and X17 online.
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Actress Kate Beckinsale Hospitalized

November 13, 2007 06:13:54 GMT


This just in. Kate Beckinsale was hospitalized in Memphis, Tennessee over the weekend.

The movie beauty was filming her latest big screen project, drama thriller "Nothing But the Truth," with co-stars Matt Dillon and David Schwimmer on Sunday evening November 11th when she complained of numbness in her left arm and leg.
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Spice Girls' 'Headline' Single, a Flop in U.K.

November 13, 2007 05:16:29 GMT


A rather sad news from the highly-coveted reunion of Spice Girls has been surrounded not only on the rumored friction within the band but also on their single 'Headlines'.

The song which is meant to be a comeback single is officially a flop in their home country, U.K. According to a press release, only 4,907 copies have been sold digitally, prompting radio stations to play it only once a day.
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Kanye West's Family Thanked People for Support

November 13, 2007 05:10:04 GMT


Kanye West's family is breaking their silent, finally. Family members of the rap star issued a statement Monday November 12th, gave thanks to the support and kind words people have sent them following the sudden and shocking death of Donda West on Saturday November 10th.

"Kanye West, his family and friends would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of support and kind words that have come in from across the country since the death of his mother, Dr. Donda West," the statement partly read. "After working in higher education for 31 years, Dr. Donda West and Kanye West co-founded the Kanye West Foundation with the mission of helping to combat the severe dropout problem in high schools across the country. The first and signature initiative of the Kanye West Foundation is Loop Dreams. Designed to capitalize on students existing interest in hip-hop, Loop Dreams challenges students to learn more about what's behind hip-hop culture in order to help them develop skills, express themselves creatively and be empowered."
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Mexican Star Mayrin Villanueva Could Be the New Bond Girl

November 13, 2007 04:59:36 GMT


If the tidbit proves legit, it could only mean one thing: the next Bond girl has already been found.

MI6.co.uk has heard from a TV news show in Mexico that local star Mayrin Villanueva has secured an acting slot in "Bond 22", of which producers were said to look for a Latina face to be a Bond girl in the movie. Local news coverage cited Villanueva's husband Jorge Poza to even claim that the actress does score the coveted role.
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Pete Townshend Preparing for The Who's New Album

November 13, 2007 04:33:50 GMT


The Who will not make their fans another century to listen to their new materials. The band that is comprised of vocalist Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend have begun the long hours at the studio to write for a new album.

Daltrey told The Rock Radio, "At the moment Pete's writing new material. I haven't heard anything. He's told me some of the ideas which sound really intriguing again, and as usually from Pete, it's never dull. It's always these wonderful kind of stories that go along with it."
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Ginger Spice Geri Halliwell Dumped Russian Billionaire Boyfriend

November 13, 2007 04:24:51 GMT


With her all-girl music group Spice Girls becoming talk of the town concerning their reunion, new album, and world tour, Geri Halliwell makes another media headlines of her own with her being reported to have dumped her billionaire boyfriend Evgeny Lebedev.

Ginger Spice reportedly told friends she doesn't have time for romance, due to the forthcoming Spice Girls world tour. And Russian airline heir Lebedev is said to be heartbroken after Halliwell called an end to their romance after only four months together.
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Star Trek On-Set Spy Pics and Video Featuring Young Spock

November 13, 2007 04:19:03 GMT


Turns out we did not have to wait long enough to grab our glimpse on the production of J.J. Abrams-directed "Star Trek" for some pictures and a video from the set have already been brought on-line by now.

Provided by JFX Online, the photos, one of which you can see above left, mostly feature Zachary Quinto as young Mr. Spock, complete with his Vulcan ears. There are also shots of Abrams discussing something with Quinto, though. Check the link above for more.
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Joint Tour: Matchbox 20, Alanis Morissette and Mute Math

November 13, 2007 03:49:35 GMT


After four years of absence from touring, Matchbox 20 are back down the road with not only one but two great acts to accompany them. Alanis Morissette and rock band Mute Math will tag along the 33-date trek as the Rob Thomas-fronted band's opening acts.

The jaunt will begin January 25 at Hollywood's Hard Rock Live and wind down March 18 at Las Vegas' Pearl Theater. One highlighted event is the Valentine's Day that happen to stop at New York's Madison Square Garden on February 14.
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David Beckham Signs Armani Underwear Deal

November 13, 2007 03:43:37 GMT


That David Beckham is a soccer god, no one would ever doubt the fact. Thanks to his career in the field that he later on becomes familiar to the entertainment business, becoming one of the stars who dominates the billboards and magazine with numbers of products he's endorsing. And now, the father of three, who has brought soccer to mainstream America, is invading the world of fashion by signing to be the new face of the Emporio Armani underwear campaign.

Women's Wear Daily, Catwalk Queen and Fashionista magazine were among the outlets to report Beckham's latest foray with the designer, claimed the star already shot the ad campaign in Los Angeles late last week with Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
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Justin Timberlake Tapped to Host the PGA Tour Event in Vegas

November 13, 2007 03:16:18 GMT


His becoming part of the Los Angeles exclusive golf club, Mountain Gate Country Club, is no longer a secret, and now Justin Timberlake is getting his own golf tournament with his being signed to host the PGA Tour's annual Las Vegas event starting from next year as part of a five-year agreement with the PGA that will benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The Grammy-winning singer tapping to host the PGA Tour was made public by the professional golfers' association on Monday November 12th, thus making him the 14th celebrity to host an event, joining the likes of Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Glen Campbell among others.
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Jay-Z Paid Respect to Kanye West's Mom During Encore

November 13, 2007 03:13:43 GMT


Still in the mourning for the loss of Kanye West's mother Dr. Donda West, rapper Jay-Z showed some respect during his New York gig on Sunday, November 11. Towards the end of his show, Jay-Z asked the audience to have a moment of silence in memory of Kanye's mom.

"Let's get serious for a minute," Jay-Z said. "This show is dedicated to Kanye West who had a death in the family. We got you, Kanye. Stay strong."
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House Arrested T.I. Working on New Album

November 13, 2007 02:32:25 GMT


Despite waiting for the trial that will determine his sentence for illegal weapons possession, T.I. keeps his music pouring down. The rapper who is under house arrest in Atlanta is writing some materials for a new album, and when he said writing, it is literally.

According to Entertainment Weekly, T.I. is back to pen and paper when he accumulated the six tracks that will make it to the album. "He wanted to take more time to really put something down (this time)," his representative said.
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Preliminary Information Suggested Kanye West's Mom Died of Surgical Complications

November 13, 2007 02:31:22 GMT


Donda West's death was a sudden and still remains mystery until now. Following her shocking death on Saturday night November 10th, speculations are mounting on what might cause it. And while people are busy questioning, with Kanye West himself not yet gives comment on that matter, rumors are heating up that Donda's death may be surgery-related.

The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office confirmed Monday November 12th, the authorities are still investigating Donda's death with autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday November 14th. As for this time on, initial indications are that Donda died of surgical complications, which is strengthen by statement Patricia West, a spokeswoman for Donda, has uttered, saying the cause of death was complications stemming from a "cosmetic procedure."
 
 
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