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January 12, 2008

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Three 'Jumper' TV Spots Available for Viewing

January 12, 2008 07:51:04 GMT


After putting a trailer for public viewing, the 20th Century Fox is giving out more treat for future audience by releasing three "Jumper" TV spots. From the spots provided, viewers can see the action pack frames of scenes from the Doug Liman directed-film.

One of the spots opens up with a scene where Cox played by Samuel L. Jackson is questioning Davey who is starred by Hayden Christensen on how he could possibly rob a bank without opening any door. The second spot contains similar scenes to the first spot, but it still provides different scenes, including a car appearing from no where. Both spots pick up the tag line "Anywhere is Possible".
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Olivia Newton-John and Anne Murray Classics Revived

January 12, 2008 07:26:50 GMT


EMI will release classic collections from Olivia Newton-John and Anne Murray titled 'Olivia's Live Hits' and 'Anne Murray Duets: Friends & Legends' respectively. Both albums will be released simultaneously on January 15.

Olivia's album will include the recording of her popular hits such as 'Xanadu', 'You're the One I Want' and many more that were performed at Sydney Opera House back in March 2006. The CD that includes seven #1s, will also be tagged with a DVD titled 'Olivia Newton-John And The Sydney Symphony (Live At The Sydney Opera House) that showcases 27 of her hits and favorites spanning more than four decades.
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Pregnant Halle Berry to Play Golf for Charity

January 12, 2008 07:14:06 GMT


Is carrying a bun in the oven apparently couldn't prevent Halle Berry from doing good deed for people in need. The expectant mother has agreed to hold a celebrity golf tournament in an attempt to raise money for domestic violence charity, the Jenesse Center.

The actress has been set to hold a celebrity golf tournament at Mountain Gate Country Club in Los Angeles April later this year with all proceeds going to the Jenesse Center, which is a program that provides support and shelter to those affected by domestic violence.
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Soulja Boy Accused of Plagiarism and Barked in Return

January 12, 2008 06:54:03 GMT


Fame apparently takes its toll on Soulja Boy. The rapper who has been accused of stealing a stage name and impregnating a 19-year-old girl is now hit with a plagiarism issue.

A rapper group named The Ohio Boyz claimed that Soulja Boy ripped one of the songs that they posted on their MySpace page called 'Swag' and "changed da beat up a lil". They told Bellerstatus.net that Soulja visited their page and posted a comment saying how he liked the song. "He had basically tweaked the beat and had the exact hook on (his version)," the Ohio Boyz said. "We've had the song on our page for months."
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Fox Searchlight to Produce 'Baggage Claim'

January 12, 2008 06:51:29 GMT


David Talbert's new project "Baggage Claim" has been picked up by Fox Searchlight. Hollywood Reporter let out the news that the studio has agreed to produce and finance the drama comedy film.

"Baggage" tells a story about a single thirty-something flight attendant, Montana Moore, who travels the country on a 30-day, 30,000-mile barnstorm across America in a mission to find a husband. Along the way, she meets several interested men, including a preacher, a politician and a tycoon.
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Soulja Boy Denied Report He Impregnated a 19-Years-Old Woman


January 12, 2008 06:41:39 GMT


Soulja Boy has come to denial. The 17-years-old rapper has denied previous report that he impregnated a 19-years-old Atlanta woman.

Put the brake on the false rumor, Soulja Boy as reported by Hollyscoop.com wrote a MySpace blog, in which he set the record straight on that matter.
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Kerry Washington Replacing Naomi Campbell in 'Miracle'

January 12, 2008 06:19:07 GMT


Kerry Washington has joined the cast of Spike Lee directed-drama "Miracle at St. Anna". According to Blackfilm, the 30-year-old actress is reportedly replacing the original cast member, supermodel Naomi Campbell who is dropping her involvement in the project due to scheduling conflicts.

"Miracle" is a film about four African-American Buffalo soldiers of the 92nd Infantry Division trapped in a small tuscan village on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. The drama film that also deals with the massacre of Sant'Anna di Stazzema is starred by Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, John Leguizamo and John Turturro among others. Added also to the cast is Michael K. Williams who appeared in "Gone Baby Gone" and in HBO's series "The Wire".
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Mariah Carey's First Single to Take Impact in Weeks

January 12, 2008 06:09:50 GMT


As promised, Mariah Carey will drop two new singles before February and one of them has been scheduled. All Access Music Group stated on their site that a single will take impact on Top 40/Mainstream radio stations on Tuesday, January 22.

Regarding which single will be made the first one from her new album, reports are circulating that it is still determined between 'Migrate' which she performed at TAO club on New Year's Eve and another one which is called 'I'm That Chick You Like'. Her fan sites also mentioned other possibilities such as 'Heat' and 'Touch My Body'.
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Kimora Lee Simmons Stripped Off for PETA's "Be an Angel for Dogs" Advertising Campaign

January 12, 2008 05:11:23 GMT


Is a model and an occasional actress, Kimora Lee Simmons strips her clothes off for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)'s new advertising campaign, dubbed "Be An Angel for Dogs."

The ad, which urges people to take better care of their dogs, sees Kimora sits with her rescued dog, Zoe, wearing only a giant pair of angel wings. It, additionally, also features a tagline of Simmons' message to dog guardians that reads "Play with them ... take them for long walks ... don't ever chain or cage them."
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Robbie Williams Threatens to Hold Up His Album

January 12, 2008 05:07:22 GMT


Robbie Williams who earlier this week, has announced his break from touring and producing a new album in 2008, launches another move that will make him stays really low this year. The pop singer has threatened to pull the plug with EMI that suppose to release his new album this September.

"The question is, 'Should Robbie deliver the new album he is due to release to EMI?' We have to say the answer is 'No'," Williams' manager Tim Clark told The Times. "We have no idea how EMI will market and promote the album. They do not have anyone in the digital sphere capable of doing the job required. All we know is they are going to decimate their staff. EMI can sue or pay up his contract. Robbie needs to know what services EMI can provide to an artist of his standing."
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Scottish Singer KT Tunstall Is Engaged to Marry

January 12, 2008 04:50:05 GMT


KT Tunstall is engaged to marry.

The Scottish songbird has been engaged to drummer boyfriend Luke Bullen after he proposed on Christmas Day.
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Beyonce Knowles and California Governor to Play in Bollywood Film?

January 12, 2008 04:47:07 GMT


Beyonce Knowles is reportedly going to appear in a Bollywood movie alongside the California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger. According to DNA India.com, Sajid Nadiadwala, an Indian film producer, has claimed that he managed to bring the two Hollywood big names to join the production of his next project "Kambakth Ishq".

To DNA, a source confirmed the rumor saying that the "Terminator" star will make a cameo in the Bollywood film, while "Crazy in Love" hit maker is going to act in it. The source said, "Sajid has managed a casting coup in Kambakth Ishq. Apparently Arnold Schwarzenegger has agreed to play an interesting cameo in the film. Pop Sensation Beyonce is also all set to act in the film."
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Courtney Thorne-Smith and Husband Roger Fishman Welcomed a Son

January 12, 2008 04:29:08 GMT


Courtney Thorne-Smith, best known for her portrayal of Alison Parker on "Melrose Place," gave birth to a baby boy Friday, January 11 in Los Angeles.

The infant, named Jacob Emerson, was born at L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. No other details of the baby being made public, but Thorne-Smith's representative did tell US Weekly, "Mother and father are thrilled. And the baby is healthy."
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Panic! At the Disco Changing Their Name, Slightly

January 12, 2008 04:22:09 GMT


Panic! At the Disco have axed the exclamation mark on their stage name, a rep for the band said. The rock act that now want to be acknowledged as simply Panic at the Disco, confirmed the alteration and explained why during the launch of their sprawling 45 date Honda Civic Tour in Torrance, California.

Telling MTV News, guitarist Ryan Ross said, "At least for me, it got a little bit annoying to try to write that every time you're typing the name. It was never part of the name to us. ... People started writing it, and then it ended up in more and more things like that, so there it was. When we started doing new promo stuff for this album, we just told everyone not to use it anymore."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Actor Will Smith Embraced Scientology

January 12, 2008 04:09:37 GMT


Is good friend with Tom Cruise, who's a Scientology devotee, Will Smith reportedly has become the latest Hollywood celeb who embraced the bizarre sci-fi cult.

The actor, whose wife Jada Pinkett Smith is a Scientologist as well, is said to have been recruiting members for the Church of Scientology. He, as claimed by the New York Daily News, has reportedly been handing out cards offering free personality tests at Scientology centers to cast and crew on his latest movie "Hancock."
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Itching Usher Ready to Release Album This Year

January 12, 2008 03:53:11 GMT


News on the release of Usher's next album after the highly-acclaimed 'Confessions' have been running up and down in the last three years and the latest update comes from the album's producer, Jermaine Dupri. The record in most probability will come out later this year.

Explaining on the frequent delay Dupri said, "He has been taking a pretty long time to put it out, but I think he's ready now. The last couple times I've been around (him), you could tell he's got the bug to hurry up and put this record out. He wants to get back out here and give the people that. He's got that itch."
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Frodo Revealed Details of 'The Hobbit' Sequel

January 12, 2008 03:47:27 GMT


Details about Peter Jackson's upcoming projects concerning the prequel of "Lord of the Rings" have been shared. In an interview with MTV Movies Blog, Elijah Wood confirmed the rumor that the planned sequel of "The Hobbit" is going to be the bridge between "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings".

To MTV News, the actor who played Frodo revealed that he knew the fact after he emailed the Academy Award-winning director, Jackson. He said, "I haven't spoken to him directly about it [but] I've e-mailed him, and as far as I know the two films that they're doing, one will be 'The Hobbit' and another will take place between the 60 years that happened between 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'."
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Aussie Movie Beauty Toni Collette Gave Birth to a Baby Girl

January 12, 2008 03:38:19 GMT


Toni Collette has given birth to her first child, a baby girl, it has been confirmed.

The Australian actress who announced her pregnancy back in July last year gave birth to daughter Sage Florence Galafassi, her first child with her husband, Dave Galafassi, in Sydney on Wednesday, January 9.
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Cassie Puts Sophomore Album on Schedule


January 12, 2008 03:30:54 GMT


Previously assumed got stuck in her sophomore effort, model turns singer Cassie finally drops the news on the album which is not yet titled. Billboard.com reported that the album will arrive May 20 via P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records.

On the difference to her debut set, Cassie said of the new album, "I guess I grew up a lot but I'm still in essence the same person. Lots has changed in my life, stuff that has made me think about things differently. I'm more vulnerable and you can hear my vocals better this time around. There's real emotion and a much realer connection with my fans."
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Liev Schreiber to Play Sabretooth in 'Wolverine'


January 12, 2008 03:10:17 GMT


Though the joining of Liev Schreiber to the cast of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" has been confirmed, it wasn't known what he is going to play. However, according to CHUD, the "Love in the Time of Cholera" star is going to depict Victor Creed who is known as Sabretooth.

Earlier, it was reported that the Tony award-winning actor who is dating Naomi Watts is set to star as Young Stryker, while the character of Sabretooth is rumored to be played by "300" leading man, Gerard Butler. But, the latter rumor has been dismissed by the "P.S., I Love You" star himself last month saying, "It's not true. I haven't even met on it, I haven't spoken to anybody and I haven't seen a script. And I think I'm working when it's going on, so it's not..."
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Bow Wow and Omarion Performed on Ugly Betty, the Video


January 12, 2008 03:09:50 GMT


ABC hit TV series 'Ugly Betty' tapped Bow Wow and Omarion to make cameos on its January 3, 2008 episode and the part has been brought on-line. Both music icons appeared as themselves in the episode which is called 'Zero Worship'.

In the episode, Bow Wow who appeared longer than Omarion, got stuck in the elevator with the central character Betty, played by America Ferrera, and he had a deep conversation with her before another character, Amanda, opened the stopped lift door. He then, in another frame, performed with Omarion, singing while 'unusual' models including Betty straddling on the runaway.
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Christina Aguilera and Husband Jordan Bratman Welcomed Their First Child Friday, January 11

January 12, 2008 02:56:02 GMT


Finally. Christina Aguilera has ended her impending motherhood session when she gave birth to her first child with husband Jordan Bratman Friday, January 11 in Los Angeles.

The joyous new parents announced the birth of their baby in a quick text message to friends and family around 4 P.M., saying "Baby has arrived. Mom and dad are doing well!"
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon Are Heading for the Altar?!

January 12, 2008 02:32:07 GMT


Has been dating Reese Witherspoon since March last year, Jake Gyllenhaal is said to have proposed to her and the pair will soon head for the altar.

Rumor has it that the actor proposed to Reese way back when they had that much-publicized trip to Rome together last October. Initially said "no" to the proposal because it was too soon after her divorce from former husband Ryan Phillippe, the actress has since said "yes", after consulting with close friends.
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The Trailer of 'Diary of the Dead' Previewed

January 12, 2008 02:25:05 GMT


The official trailer of George A. Romero's new thriller film "Diary of the Dead" has been released. The video piece which lasts nearly 2 minutes gave the viewers the first look on the suspense the characters experienced. In the trailer, it is shown that the film students, whom the zombie movie resolves around, tried to make a documentation of what is happening around them.

The short preview of the film starts with the leading character, Jason, introducing himself as a documentary film maker and tapping his adventure with friends. As the story develops, chaos evolves around them as the dead is coming to life. In the effort to make the incident remembered after everything is over, Jason tapes as much as possible by filming what's going on around them.
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Hanson Personally Fit Shoes to African Children, the Video

January 12, 2008 02:21:44 GMT


It has been sometime since Hanson began their charity mission to fight AIDS and poverty in Africa and their long story has been documented in a series of webisodes posted on YouTube. The first chapter has just been brought up, showing them personally "fit shoes" to African children.

The rock band had, last year, successfully garnered the partnership of TOMS Shoes to provide descent shoes for African children. Their fall 2007 tour to support their album 'The Walk' was also conducted in part of the charity mission whereby TOMS Shoes were sold on each show. For every one purchased pair of shoes, TOMS donates another pair for the good cause.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Nicole Richie Gave Birth to a Baby Girl

January 12, 2008 01:49:29 GMT


The wait is over, the baby is born already. Nicole Richie gave birth to her first child with boyfriend Joel Madden, it has been confirmed.

The socialite gave birth to a baby girl, named Harlow Winter Kate Madden, Friday, January 11. The newborn baby was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and weighed 6 lbs.7oz. the couple's representatives at Handprint Entertainment told People.
 
 
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