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January 16, 2008

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'Atonement' Nailed 14 Nods at 2008 BAFTA Awards

January 16, 2008 09:49:22 GMT

Though often overshadowed by "There Will Be Blood" and "No Country for Old Men" in many awards nominations, "Atonement" proved to be BAFTA's favorite film. In the announcement of 2008 BAFTA's film nominees on Wednesday, January 16, it was revealed that the postwar drama film gathered 14 nods from the prestigious British event leading over its two toughest contenders that got 9 nominations each.
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Hilary Duff Blames Microphone for Lip-Synch Incident

January 16, 2008 09:27:20 GMT

Hilary Duff has slammed back the false reports that said she did a lip-synch while serving a concert in Mexico last weekend. A rep admitted it was a technical fault but denied that Duff was merely mouthing her lyrics.
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Kylie Minogue and Coldplay to Seek Album Sponsors?

January 16, 2008 09:01:44 GMT

EMI is going through a lot of changes this year. After announcing that they will cut about 2,000 staff, rumors are circling that the record label is seeking a new approach at handling the release of its artists' albums.
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Pregnant Nicole Kidman Wants Parents to Be Midwives During the Birth of Her Baby

January 16, 2008 08:12:53 GMT

Nicole Kidman plans to have her parents deliver her first child with husband Keith Urban, it has been reported.
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Video Premiere: Dem Franchize Boyz's 'Talkin' Out Da Side of Ya Neck'

January 16, 2008 07:54:13 GMT

Atlanta Hip-Hop group Dem Franchize Boyz (DFB) have released the music video of 'Talkin' Out Da Side of Ya Neck' which is the first single from their upcoming album, 'At the Point of No Return'.
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'The Proposal' Found Helmer From '27 Dresses'

January 16, 2008 07:53:17 GMT

The helmer of drama romantic film "27 Dresses" has agreed to direct Touchstone Pictures' new romantic comedy "The Proposal". According to Hollywood Reporter, by joining the project, Anne Fletcher is expected to direct Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock, who are said to be attached to the film.
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Tennis Phenom Maria Sharapova Tapped as Sony Ericsson's Global Brand Ambassador

January 16, 2008 07:42:58 GMT

The professional tennis player predicate attached to Maria Sharapova has earned the tennis star another major profession which is the first global brand ambassador for Sony Ericsson.
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Forest Whitaker to Star in 'Patriots'?

January 16, 2008 07:27:10 GMT

Forest Whitaker is reportedly in talks with The Weinstein Company. According to Variety, the "The Last King of Scotland" star has been discussing about the possibility of him joining the studio's new drama project "Patriots" as the lead character.
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Vanessa Hudgens Finishing 'More Grown-Up' Second Album

January 16, 2008 07:16:47 GMT

While the work on her acting career keeps going on, Vanessa Hudgens is still going full throttle on her music project. The starlet who will reprise her role as Gabriella Montez in 'High School Musical 3: Senior Year' is in the last stages of polishing her second album.
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Former Porn Star Cast in 'Make a Porno'

January 16, 2008 06:52:30 GMT

The Weinstein Company has signed a former porn star to join the cast of "Zack and Miri Make a Porno". According to Hollywood Reporter, Traci Lords has been cast in the comedy movie along with Craig Robinson, Ricky Mabe, Jeff Anderson and Katie Morgan.
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Avril Lavigne Freed From Copyright Blame

January 16, 2008 06:47:39 GMT

After earlier this month cleared from the copyright issue regarding her hit single 'Girlfriend', Avril Lavigne received an exoneration statement. The Rubinoos have cleared Lavigne and the song's co-writer Dr. Luke from the accusation.
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The Harris Poll's Annual Lists of America's Favorite Movie Stars and TV Personalities

January 16, 2008 06:24:17 GMT

The Harris Poll's annual lists of America's Favorite Movie Stars and America's Favorite TV Personalities are out and Denzel Washington and Ellen DeGeneres are the two big winners.
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Four Janet Jackson Track Titles From 'Discipline' Unveiled

January 16, 2008 06:16:05 GMT

In a press release, Janet Jackson's camp have unveiled new details regarding her highly-anticipated album, 'Discipline'. Titles to four tracks apart from the first single, 'Feedback', have been revealed.
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The Trailer of 'Doomsday' Released!

January 16, 2008 06:11:57 GMT

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer of the thriller film "Doomsday". The trailer promised an action-packed film as it starts with someone yelling "This is the end of the world!" within the first two seconds.
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'Star Trek' Teaser Trailer Description Outed

January 16, 2008 05:11:53 GMT

HollywoodChicago.com has got "Star Trek" teaser trailer description from their trusted source. According to the site, the source posted the information of J.J. Abrams' teaser on the HollywoodChicago message boards.
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Video Premiere: Timbaland's 'Scream' Feat. Nicole Scherzinger and Keri Hilson

January 16, 2008 04:59:32 GMT

The latest video from Timbaland's 'Timbaland Presents Shock Value' has been premiered on Yahoo! Music on Tuesday, January 15. The clip is for fourth single 'Scream' which features Nicole Scherzinger and Keri Hilson.
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Casey Affleck and Wife Summer Phoenix Celebrated the Birth of Their Second Son

January 16, 2008 04:57:01 GMT

Casey Affleck is a father for the second time. The actor and his wife Summer Phoenix welcomed their second child into the world, a son, it has been reported.
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Annette Bening to Receive ASC's Board of Governors Award

January 16, 2008 04:33:27 GMT

Annette Bening will be honored with the American Society of Cinematographers Board of Governors Award at the 22nd annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards. She is to be presented with the kudo at the ASC gala held on January 26 in the Hollywood and Highland Ballroom.
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Amy Winehouse to Record Hanukkah Songs

January 16, 2008 04:31:43 GMT

Behind her constantly-exposed personal life, Amy Winehouse has been gearing the work on her actual career, a singer. Producer Mark Ronson who has worked with her a couple of times, revealed that they had been in talks and will hit the studio soon.
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Oprah Winfrey Is Launching Her Own Cable Network

January 16, 2008 04:29:37 GMT

Has just launched her channel on YouTube official, Oprah Winfrey is now invading the cable network television, teaming up with Discovery Networks to launch "OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network."
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Disney to Air High School Musical 2 Tracks Sung in Multi Language

January 16, 2008 03:52:15 GMT

Disney Channel is going full speed in making use of their production hit High School Musical. The company will broadcast a special version of the High School Musical 2 songs, in multiple languages, that will be broadcast in a special programming on Friday, January 18 at 8 P.M. ET.
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'The Kite Runner' Banned in Home Country

January 16, 2008 03:43:31 GMT

The Afghanistan Ministry of Information and Culture has quietly banned the import and exhibition of "The Kite Runner" in the country. According to reports, the banning decision was taken in fear that the film based on Khaled Hosseini's best selling novel about childhood betrayal, ethnic tension and sexual predation in Afghanistan might create dangerous tensions between religious sects.
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This Just in, Matthew McConaughey Confirmed Girlfriend's Pregnancy

January 16, 2008 03:38:52 GMT

Matthew McConaughey is the next Hollywood celebrity who will soon become a father for the first time.
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Trailer of Making the Band 4 Season 2 Revealed!

January 16, 2008 03:18:05 GMT

With the premiere date coming out around the corner, Making the Band 4 season 2 has begun its promotion by releasing a trailer. P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records, the label which the season 1 winners, Danity Kane and Donnie are under, has posted a clip that summarizes what audience will see in the second cycle.
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Rolling Stones' Concerts Documentary to Open 2008 Berlinale

January 16, 2008 02:47:13 GMT

The Rolling Stones concert film "Shine A Light" will open the 2008 Berlin Film Festival on February 7. On Tuesday, January 15, the organizers of the 58th Berlinale announced that the documentary picture made by the Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese is going to be the opening film and the veteran British rock band is expected to attend the screening.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Admitted to New York's Mount Sinai Hospital for Reasons Unknown

January 16, 2008 02:25:50 GMT

Gwyneth Paltrow was in and then out of a hospital. The actress was admitted to New York's Mount Sinai Hospital Monday afternoon, January 14 for reasons unknown.
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Grammy Awards in Jeopardy, CEO Seeks Waiver from WGA

January 16, 2008 02:24:09 GMT

The Writers Guild of America ongoing strike is in great possibility to take effect at 50th Grammy Awards ceremony which is due February 10. The latest development regarding this issue is a waiver sent by the event's producers for the president of WGA, Patric Verrone.
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'Harold and Kumar' Sequel Heads to 2008 SXSW Film Festival

January 16, 2008 02:06:10 GMT

Expected to hit theaters on April 4, "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" will be previewed sooner as the comedy film is heading to South by Southwest film festival. According to reports, the film directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg has joined the line-up of film to be screened at SXSW Film 2008.
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Zac Efron Underwent Emergency Surgery to Remove His Appendix

January 16, 2008 01:58:24 GMT

Zac Efron was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tuesday, January 15, it has been reported.