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December 01, 2007

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The Hobbit Indeed Helmed by Peter Jackson, Shot in 3D?

December 01, 2007 07:57:55 GMT

A bold, surprising claim regarding "The Hobbit" has been brought up by a blog focused on 3D motion pictures called MarketSaw. The site states to have obtained info that Peter Jackson will indeed take helming duties for the project and shoot it in 3D, adding that the New Zealander will split it up into two different parts.

Seemingly very confident on the tidbit, Marketsaw even assured its readers to be one hundred percent sure that this is happening. It further said that Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, and Hugo Weaving are all being eyed to reprise their "Lords of the Rings" trilogy roles for the prequel though no names have been cast yet.
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Michelle Ryan Denied Owen Wilson Romance Rumors

December 01, 2007 07:45:20 GMT

No, it's not right. Michelle Ryan isn't dating Owen Wilson.

Ryan, who's famous among nowadays TV lovers as the star of NBC's science fiction drama series "Bionic Woman," was reported to have gone on several dates with Owen. They once were spotted dining together at Los Angeles eatery Nobu and bodyboarding at the beach.
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Leaked: Ashlee Simpson's 'Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)'

December 01, 2007 07:43:27 GMT

Although the schedule is few weeks ahead, Ashlee Simpson's arguably highly-anticipated new single from her third album has been premiered on AOL Music. 'Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)' is the lead track to the not-yet-titled album.

The song is produced by Timbaland and will be released digitally on iTunes on December 11. Simpson previously described it as "fun" and "dancey" song about "too many voices, too many people having their own opinion".
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Ashley Olsen Meets Her New Flame, Actor Josh Lucas

December 01, 2007 07:27:04 GMT

That Ashley Olsen is dating Lance Armstrong, that's just a nasty rumor. With the cyclist has strongly denied the false persistent rumors, there comes a new report that suggests she's dating much older actor Josh Lucas.

The 21-year-old billionaire, according to many news media, was seen "all over" Lucas at the opening of New York's Museum on Wednesday November 28th. "They were meant to be watching one of the acts but they were cuddling up instead. She was all over him," an onlooker revealed.
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Armor for Sleep and Saosin Hit the Road Together

December 01, 2007 07:26:41 GMT

Rock bands Armor for Sleep and Saosin have teamed up to hit the road together next year. The North American dates are mapped for 17 cities that will be kicked off in Tucson, A.Z. on January 21.

Armor for Sleep will support their latest LP 'Smile for Them' that was released in October this year while Saosin are still hailing their 2006 self-titled album that contains their charting hit 'Voices'.
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Charlie Wilson's War Release Date Moved Up

December 01, 2007 06:57:41 GMT

Star-studded drama "Charlie Wilson's War" will hit theaters a bit earlier than scheduled. Universal Pictures as the studio behind the flick announced Friday, November 30, 2007 that it has moved up the movie's release date by four days, from Tuesday, December 25, 2007 to Friday, December 21, 2007.

"We saw an opportunity to advance the release of this film and are taking advantage of that," Universal Pictures' President of Marketing and Distribution Adam Fogelson said in a statement. "We've seen how strongly Charlie Wilson's War plays and can't wait to get it in front of audiences everywhere. We are confident that their enthusiastic word-of-mouth will be one of the things that helps us continue playing strongly through this terrific moviegoing period."
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Arctic Monkeys Sold Limited Single Secretly

December 01, 2007 06:55:56 GMT

Words are rive that Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys are releasing a new single secretly, as in using other band's name to be credited in the 7 inch vinyl single. The two-tracks record is available as a limited release.

The rock outfit's label, Domino Records, wrote on its website that a record is sold under the band name Death Ramps. Included in the single are 'Nettles' and 'The Death Ramps', the former which most Arctic Monkeys fans acknowledge as one of the songs often played by the band during their live shows.
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Brian McFadden and Deltra Goodrem Have Announced Their Engagement

December 01, 2007 06:54:25 GMT

Going against the false circulating claim, Delta Goodrem and boyfriend Brian McFadden have announced that they are engaged.

The longtime lovers have put to rest the false report, presumably directed from Daily Telegraph, that stated she turned down his marriage proposal considering that she's too young to become a step mother to his two daughters.
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Jenna Jameson to Open a Bar in an Old Brothel

December 01, 2007 06:17:54 GMT

Already had her breast implants removed and decided to quit porn, Jenna Jameson won't quit working anyway. The retired adult movie star turns her direction becoming a business woman, opening a bar, in association with designer Richie Rich.

The duo's future hotspot, said rumors on the street, is to be named The General Store and will be housed in an old whorehouse located in New York's Chinatown.
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New X Files Sequel Characters Said to Get Revealed

December 01, 2007 05:50:10 GMT

So far, there's no official information about other characters featured in the sequel to 1998's "The X Files" apart from Agent Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, played again by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. But it seems that Moviehole.net has dug out the names of some of them.

The site claims to have obtained info on new characters in the project, revealing them to be Dr. Donarra, Samantha Pitney, and Robert Coe, plus Agents Winlock, Darby, and Plummer. Actors cast for the roles, however, are not mentioned.
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Lil' Kim Puts Up a Mixtape With 'Kimme More' in the Tracklist

December 01, 2007 05:05:52 GMT

While her fifth studio album is still expected, Lil' Kim brings out a mixtape where Britney Spears and Remy Ma are the subjects of her songs. The R'n'B diva will release the mixtape which is titled 'Ms. G.O.A.T' in two weeks time, according to MTV.com.

"I always wanted to do a mixtape," Kim told MTV News. "I used to see how 50 used to do it so hard. And I was a big fan of 50 when he first started putting out his mixtapes, and I'm still a fan. I seen his growth. But it all started with the mixtape. He caught my ear. It was a great movement. I said 'Damn, it's not a lot of girls doing it.'"
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Bryan Adams and Elle MacPherson Secretly Dating?!

December 01, 2007 05:04:04 GMT

Attention people, Bryan Adams and Elle MacPherson are a hot new couple. The twosome are said to have been secretly dating for around a month.

Confirmation on that dating report seems to be acceptable by claim that suggests the Australian supermodel and the Canadian singer were spotted sharing a passionate kiss at a private party at his London home on Tuesday Nov 27th, following the opening of his latest photography exhibit.
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Hulk Hogan Filed Counter Divorce Petition

December 01, 2007 04:30:49 GMT

Hulk Hogan breaks his silence, filed a court filing in response to the divorce petition filed by estranged wife Linda Hogan.

In his counter-petition, filed Wednesday November 28th in Pinellas County Court in Florida, Hulk whose real name is Terry Bollea, contests Linda call for unspecified alimony and child support, as well as her bid for primary custody of son Nick Hogan.
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First Prince Caspian Theatrical Trailer to Go Online Soon

December 01, 2007 04:17:10 GMT

Few have already seen the trailer for the upcoming "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" in front of "Enchanted" screenings at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre, and soon, everyone is really able to get a first look at it online.

Malaysia's The Star Online has come up with good news stating the very same trailer will surface on the net on Wednesday, December 5 this year. Report from NarniaWeb adds that the piece will also be made available on December 6 in Australian/New Zealand time at Disney.com.au.
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High School Musical 2 Soundtrack, Nabbed 'Best' and 'Worst' at the Same Time

December 01, 2007 04:16:18 GMT

With its big jump from #14 to #6 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart this week, High School Musical 2 soundtrack was named the highest-selling album in 2007. The compilation, that includes performances by the TV series' stars Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, accumulated 2.3 million sold copies since the release on August 14.

The title was initially reigned by DAUGHTRY's self-titled album but since the musical's soundtrack had a 130 per cent increase in its 15th week, it was immediately replaced. The twist is, the soundtrack is also named the worst selling album in one year since SoundScan's count in 1991.
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Victoria Adams to Bare All for Marc Jacobs' Charity T-Shirts

December 01, 2007 03:39:32 GMT

Victoria Adams will always feel excited when it comes to fashion. Concerning her just being confirmed as the new face of Marc Jacobs for his Spring/Summer 2008 collection, the mother of three, who still has the curve, is said to appear naked on new line cancer charity T-shirts designed by the famous American fashion designer.

Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper reports that previous charity T-Shirts have managed to raise a cool $60,000 for a skin cancer charity and Victoria's naked pose is expected to propel this year's takings even higher.
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Radiohead Ineligible for BRITs, Hatching First 'Rainbow' Single

December 01, 2007 03:37:45 GMT

To retain the legacy of the rules on BRIT Awards, Radiohead's album 'In Rainbows' as well as Prince's 'Planet Earth' will not be eligible to win in the award next year.

Nominees of the BRITs are determined when a single or album enter the top 75 of U.K. charts in the past 16 months, and since 'In Rainbows' was released online with no specified price, it was therefore unable to be counted in the chart. Similarly, Prince's album was released along with a purchase of Sunday Mail that cost only $2.80 per set.
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Reese Witherspoon Tops The Hollywood Reporter's List of Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actresses

December 01, 2007 03:12:11 GMT

Her latest big screen project, "Rendition," which sees her being in the same scene with boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal may be a flop, still the fact could not prevent Reese Witherspoon from earning $15 million to $20 million a movie, making her a true money maker. That amount of earning has automatically placed her at the top of The Hollywood Reporter's annual list of the Highest-Paid Actresses in Tinseltown.

Angelina Jolie, notwithstanding with her starring role in the animated "Beowulf" that earns her a mere $8 million, comes second with salary also ranging between $15 million to $20. "Shrek" beauty Cameron Diaz is third with a $15-million-per-movie price tag.
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First Look: the Big Red of Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

December 01, 2007 03:04:55 GMT

The large red-skinned demon finally shows his face up for the first time since his on-screen debut in "Hellboy" back in 2004.

Yes, the official site for "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" has revealed the first image of the titular character in the sequel, as seen on the left. Also take a look at fellow BPRD members Abe Sapien and Liz Sherman below, again played by Doug Jones and Selma Blair.
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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Re-release Details Emerged

December 01, 2007 02:43:07 GMT

Details on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' re-release have emerged, as listed on Billboard.com. The compilation of Michael's classics, unreleased tracks and some remixes from other musicians will be dropped via Epic/Legacy Recordings on February 12, 2008.

Kanye West has remixed 'Billie Jane' while will.i.am did so in 'The Girl is Mine' and 'P.Y.T.' The latter also did a new version of 'Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'' with Akon, which had leaked a couple of weeks ago.
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LiLo Dumped Snowboarder Boyfriend to Concentrate on Her Life and Career

December 01, 2007 02:20:39 GMT

This is it, it's over for Lindsay Lohan and Riley Giles. The actress singer reportedly has dumped the 25-year-old snowboarder.

People quoted a source as saying, Lindsay and Riley "are over - they've broken up. They split after Thanksgiving weekend." Another source, meanwhile, added "She is concentrating on her life and her career."
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12th Annual Satellite Awards Movie Contenders Unveiled

December 01, 2007 02:15:48 GMT

Listing out notable titles and names, the International Press Academy (IPA) has revealed the nominations for its annually-held Satellite Awards, which will celebrate its 12th anniversary this year, submitting them all in twenty-two film categories of the event.

In the dramatic slot, acclaimed crime drama thriller "No Country for Old Men" gloriously shines through as it garners nods in the substantial spots, notably top prize Best Motion Picture - Drama. Pic, however, is pitted against strong competitors of "The Lookout", "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead", "Away from Her", "Eastern Promises", and "3:10 To Yuma" for the title.
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2007 Satellite Awards TV Nominees Revealed

December 01, 2007 01:58:13 GMT

In the wake of the 59th Annual Bambi Awards, here it comes the annual Satellite Awards, which acknowledge achievements in film, television, DVD and new media. Nominations for the 12th annual ceremony, divided in 49 categories, are in already.

As of the Television Miniseries, the 5 leading contenders are "Jane Eyre" (BBC/WGBH), "The Starter Wife" (USA Network), "The Company" (TNT), "Five Days" (HBO), and "The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard" (BBC/Kudos Productions).