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November 15, 2007

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30 Days of Night Scribe Assigned for Horror Pic Come Closer

November 15, 2007 10:04:48 GMT


Making a change on the screenplay of its new horror feature "Come Closer", Miramax has hired "30 Days of Night" scribe Brian Nelson to do a rewrite on the material New York native Tristine Skyler initially worked on, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Based on Sara Gran's 2003 novel, pic will take moviegoers into the mind of a woman experiencing bizarre situations that might not be happening and violent impulses that might be all too real. Nelson reportedly has signed on to carry out his task for the film before the start of the WGA strike.
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Watch Early Footage from Jet Li-Jackie Chan's Forbidden Kingdom!

November 15, 2007 09:43:59 GMT


Those curious to see how the collaboration between Jet Li and Jackie Chan goes should really be more than just glad by now. Yes, footage from their starring vehicle "The Forbidden Kingdom" has just been brought on-line, giving us our initial glimpse on the movie.

As you can see down below, the video wonderfully boasts tons of superb fighting shots while showing glimpses of the two martial arts masters in their roles as well as some other characters, including Michael Angarano as Jason Williams.
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Chris Brown Premiered Self-Directed 'Christmas' Video


November 15, 2007 09:27:04 GMT


In anticipation of the Holiday season, Chris Brown has contributed not only a flick but also a track plus its music video. The teen heartthrob has just released a music video for theme song to his latest flick, 'This Christmas'.

Brown also handled the direction of the video himself. This would be his first experience in directing a music clip.
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More Golden Compass TV Spots Hit, Plus Fourth Featurette

November 15, 2007 09:04:35 GMT


Massive promotion on New Line Cinema's upcoming "The Golden Compass" continues. This time, the studio has smoothly brought up five other TV spots plus a fourth featurette for the fantasy adventure for fans around to feast their eyes on.

Posted on Iklipz.com, all of the five TV spots can be reached via links available at AceShowbiz's The Golden Compass Trailer section, and so can the new featurette. The behind-the-scene clip, labeled "Looking for Lyra", describes how newcomer Dakota Blue Richards was picked out of thousands of British girls to play the leading role in the movie. Besides footage from the audition held for the part, you can grab interviews with stars Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman as well.
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Amy Winehouse Dedicated a Song for Jailed Husband

November 15, 2007 08:35:09 GMT


She might cancelled previous gigs due to health reasons, but Amy Winehouse chose to go on with her U.K. tour when her husband Blake Fielder-Civil was restrained by the police. The troubled singer kicked off the tour in Birmingham on Wednesday (November 14), dedicating a song for him.

It may sound sweet but the gig was not. She grunted "Nothing's going to bring my husband back" shortly after performing 'Back to Black'. She then dedicated 'Wake Up Alone' for Blake and went on with her other hits like 'Tears Dry on Their Own' and 'Rehab'.
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New Rambo Image Gracing the Net

November 15, 2007 08:00:27 GMT


A new movie still from the upcoming "Rambo" has been published by Lionsgate Films on the net via USATODAY.com, featuring the stern face of the titular hero himself as you can see on the left.

The character once again is played by Sylvester Stallone, who has been portraying the Vietnam War veteran since the first installment of Rambo franchise in 1982. In this latest outing, the hero has spent the past two decades living in the region as a hermit, one who has shed patriotism, lost his faith and given up on humanity.
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Sean Kingston Eyeing Collaboration With Leona Lewis

November 15, 2007 07:53:49 GMT


Relatively new singer Sean Kingston has continued his collaboration hunt with talented and pretty women. This time, the Jamaican R'n'B star is finding ways to do a duet with Leona Lewis.

"I really like Leona," Kingston said. "My people were telling me just this week I'm going to be doing a song with her in the U.S. I really like her style and she has an amazing voice. We're gonna hook up and do something special."
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A Teaser Trailer for Horror Pic Amusement

November 15, 2007 07:27:00 GMT


Giving us our initial look on "Amusement", Picturehouse Entertainment has launched a teaser trailer for the horror flick online by now.

Running way over one minute, the piece can be accessed through Amusement Trailer page at AceShowbiz or you can just watch it down below.
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After Seven Years, Boyzone Back on the Road Again

November 15, 2007 07:15:18 GMT


The plan on Boyzone reunion is taking an upturn with the announcement of a full scale tour, official site of member Ronan Keating has revealed. 'Back Again No Matter What' tour will mark their first in 7 years.

The reunion was previously scheduled for a one-off gig only. "We've been talking about getting back together for some time now," Keating said. "The Children in Need rehearsals just made us want to tour together again. I can't wait to be back on the road and all the guys feel the same."
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Tommy Lee Still in Motley Crue, Album Coming Up

November 15, 2007 06:39:11 GMT


The status of Tommy Lee in Motley Crue has been confusing for sometime. Recently vocalist Vince Neil told MTV News that Lee is still in the band despite few days earlier, bassist Nikki Sixx said that he was "definitely out of the band".

"What happens is, there's a press release saying that Tommy was out of the band and everybody jumped on that," Neil said. "But when Tommy issued his own press release saying 'no,'nobody paid attention to him. So he was never out of the band."
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Brian De Palma's Redacted Threatened to Get Boycotted

November 15, 2007 06:23:06 GMT


Lashing out at Bill O'Reilly for criticizing "Redacted", executive producer for the movie Mark Cuban has received harsh response from the FOX News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" anchor. The famous political commentator now is calling for his listeners to protest the Brian De Palma-directed drama, which depicts the real tragic events surrounding a U.S. army squad that targets and persecutes an innocent Iraqi girl and her family.

Accusing Cuban to have a grudge against the States while deeming his film to incite anti-American hatred around the world, O'Reilly has asked the ticket holders to Cuban-owned Dallas Maverick games to bring signs to the arena saying 'support the troops.' The man has also advised others to bring the same sign in front of the theaters they find out to screen the movie.
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Kelly Rowland 'Clash' It Against Michael Bolton in NBC Special

November 15, 2007 05:00:33 GMT


Another exciting reality show in music has been brought by NBC. A competition dubbed 'Clash of the Choirs' will present Kelly Rowland, Michael Bolton, Nick Lachey and country singer Blake Shelton competing against each other through shaping choirs.

The twist of the game is, each celebrity will have to travel back to their respective hometowns to gather 20 amateur singers to be made their team. Rehearsals will be held and once the date is due, the teams will go to New York to display their hard work during a four-nights competition.
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Kristen Bell Has a New Boyfriend


November 15, 2007 04:21:34 GMT


While her being reported to be dating actor Dax Shepard following his split from actress girlfriend Kate Hudson makes the gossip pages everyday, quite the contrary is true. No, Kristen Bell isn't dating him. It appears that the actress, who finds "dating is scary," couldn't resist the love arrow cupid has shot out and has embarked on a new romance with a new still-mysterious man.

Bell and her supposedly new lover were spotted meeting up in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning November 14th. Together with actor friend Ryan Hansen, who played Bell's married costar on the teen drama mystery series "Veronica Mars," the threesome then ate lunch together and shopped at Trader Joe's, Staples and Urban Outfiters.
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Video Premiere: Shayne Ward's 'Breathless'


November 15, 2007 04:04:53 GMT


X Factor alumni Shayne Ward has just released the music video for his new single, 'Breathless'. The song is the title track of his upcoming album which will be released on November 26 in U.K.

'Breathless' was preceded by the up-tempo 'If That's Okay With You' that reached no. 2 in U.K.'s Singles chart. Both singles will appear in 'Breathless' CD along with a double A-Side track 'No You Hang Up' that was included in 'If That's Okay With You' single.
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Early Harry Potter 6 Featurettes Go Online!

November 15, 2007 03:46:54 GMT


The highly-anticipated flick now has delightfully got something to present to its fans all around that should not be missed for sure. Cheer up, folks, Warner Bros Pictures as the studio behind "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" has released two new featurettes for the project, one of which pointing out the return of...Quidditch!

Originally available from "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" DVD, which was released Monday, 12 November 2007 in the U.K., these two pieces can also be reached through AceShowbiz's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Trailer section or just view them at the bottom. In its beginning, each feature joyously shows lead star Daniel Radcliffe saying he is glad to be back in this mega-hit film franchise.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Save-the-Date E-mails to Nicole Richie's Star-Studded Baby Shower Spread on the Internet

November 15, 2007 03:37:07 GMT


Save the date people coz Nicole Richie's star-studded baby shower is just around the corner. While the pregnant socialite and her fiance Joel Madden might be busy looking for a house in Australia for them and their baby-to-be to live in at least three months every year, the people close to her are planning for a baby shower.

In Touch Weekly has gotten a-hold of the save-the-date invites for Nicole Richie's baby shower which reportedly is being thrown by her mother Brenda Harvey-Richie, sister Sophia, and "loving friends" Paris Hilton and Masha Gordon.
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Jay-Z to Broadcast His New York Concert for Free

November 15, 2007 03:35:42 GMT


With his album up at the top position of Billboard Hot 200 chart, it's time for Jay-Z to celebrate the victory with his fans. The rapper has just tied a deal with MSN Control Room to broadcast his recent New York concert for free.

To promote his latest effort 'American Gangster', Jay has conducted a short tour that visited five cities. The sold out gig at Hammerstein Ballroom on Sunday, November 11 will be broadcast on a web stream for fans to watch his performance with no cost. This would be the same gig when he paid condolences to Kanye West's mother who died on Saturday, November 10.
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Video Premiere: Talib Kweli's 'Everything Man'

November 15, 2007 03:09:50 GMT


Talib Kweli is pulling out 'Everything Man' as the third single from his August-released album 'Eardrum'. The music video for the track has just been premiered also.

Upon its release, 'Eardrum' opened at #2 on Billboard Hot 200. The album has received generally good reviews, which is an upgrade to Kweli's music career. The rapper has already mapped out a plan to release his next album which is tentatively titled 'Prisoner of Conscious'. No information regarding its release yet.
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Jay-Z's 'Gangster' Opened at #1, Marked Himself a History

November 15, 2007 02:35:48 GMT


Jay-Z has acquired the same position that Elvis Presley achieved years ago. Everything goes out as predicted in this week's Building chart as 'American Gangster' topped the tally on Billboard Hot 200.

As many as 425,000 copies of the album were flying off the shelves in the last 7 days. This makes Jay's tenth album to open at #1, eight from his studio albums and two from his respective project with Linkin Park and R. Kelly.
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People Gave Sexiest Man Alive Matt Damon the Ego Boost of a Lifetime

November 15, 2007 02:29:45 GMT


No stranger to accolades, Matt Damon is turning up the heat with his being handed the year's most prestigious honor of People's "Sexiest Man Alive," thus making him the 22nd recipient of the magazine's sexy title. Concerning his newly-attached title, the Oscar winning actor will grace the cover of the special double issue of the magazine which will hit stands by Friday November 16th.

"George Clooney and Brad Pitt have shamelessly campaigned for him since 2001, but all it takes is one look at Damon's piercing blue eyes, crooked smile and family-guy demeanor to understand why he has been chosen," the magazine said in a statement.
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Ellen Pompeo Quietly Weds Fiance in New York

November 15, 2007 01:55:52 GMT


Ellen Pompeo has put an end to her single life as she's married her music producer fiance Christopher Ivery in a low key ceremony Friday November 9th at New York's City Hall.

The actress' father, Joseph Pompeo, confirmed the good news to People, saying "I'm very happy for her" adding that his daughter "just didn't want a big thing."
 
 
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