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January 25, 2008

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Hints of 'Cloverfield' Sequel From the Movie

January 25, 2008 09:53:24 GMT

The rumor that the sequel of the monster movie "Cloverfield" will be made might be true after all. While the film's director Matt Reeves talks about the sequel possibility earlier, Joblo.com reported that he apparently left hint about the sequel within the film itself.

Allegedly, there are two lines at the end of the action thriller that give out suggestion that the movie is not over yet. In the first hint, it can be heard some unsuspecting monster victim cries "Help us!", while in the second one, someone says, "It's still alive!"
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Heath Ledger's Body Would Likely Be Buried in His Home Town of Perth

January 25, 2008 09:45:48 GMT

As tribute to Heath Ledger continues to flow in, new report has just surfaced by the hour that the actor's body would likely be buried in his hometown of Perth following a memorial service in Los Angeles, U.S.

Hot on the heels of that report, Heath's parents and sister are all expected to arrive in New York by Saturday, January 26 to finalize funeral arrangements for him. Meanwhile, there is broad speculation that a memorial service for Heath will be held in Los Angeles and that his family is expected to lay him to rest in Perth with his father Kim Ledger is said to be planning the journey home with his son's body.
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Guns N' Roses to Go Independent for 'Chinese Democracy'?

January 25, 2008 09:39:55 GMT

Guns N' Roses' 'Chinese Democracy' was doubted to even see the light but when Axl Rose's personal manager Beta Lebeis confirmed that "everybody knows" that the album is completed, words quickly spread on the questions "when" and "how". The latest rumor suggested that Rose opts to go independent.

Rose allegedly is inspired by Radiohead's unconventional way of releasing their latest album, 'In Rainbows'. When the Thom Yorke-fronted band ended the contract with EMI, the album was released digitally based on pay-whatever-amount-you-want. Apparently the idea also struck Rose's head, reportedly because their contract with Universal had also wound down.
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P. Diddy Not Change His Stage Name, Searching for a New Personal Assistant

January 25, 2008 09:19:15 GMT

That P. Diddy wants to change his stage name again it's just not true.

A representative for the hip hop mogul has slammed earlier rumors claimed P. Diddy wanted to change his name into Sean John, which actually is the name of his clothing line.
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Mary J. Blige and Maroon 5 Performing for Super Bowl Bash

January 25, 2008 09:16:31 GMT

VH1, the NFL and Pepsi have teamed up to throw away one of the the biggest parties of the year, presenting Mary J. Blige and Maroon 5 performing live. Both acts will kick off the NFL Pepsi Smash series on Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 P.M. ET.

Ne-Yo will also be featured as a special guest in the Super Bowl bash taking place at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The celebration will be taped and streamed live on VH1.com and broadcast on the TV channel on February 2 at 9 P.M. ET.
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The Three 'Toy Story' Films to Come in 3-D

January 25, 2008 08:52:34 GMT

The 3-D version of the friendship tale between two rival toys, Woody and Buzz Lightyear, in "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2" will be made. The 3-D treatment for the two Disney's successful animation films is done to precede the third installment of the animation film "Toy Story 3", which is also being produced as a 3-D feature film.

On Thursday, January 24, the chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, Dick Cook announced that the 3-D version of "Toy Story" is scheduled to hit theaters on October 2, 2009, while the sequel is slated for February 12, 2010. Further, "Toy Story 3", which is being directed by Pixar filmmaker Lee Unkrich and features again the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, will be released on June 18, 2010.
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The Midway State Jump on a Tour With Mika

January 25, 2008 08:48:43 GMT

Canadian band The Midway State will step on a North America tour with British singer Mika. The pop rock act are promoting 'Met a Man on Top of the Hill', a 4-songs EP containing their famous blend of rock, soulful voice and piano tingles.

They had finished the leg supporting DAUGHTRY and Silverchair and have now added a ten date tour which will also see Mika on stage. The trek begins on January 28 in Montreal, Q.C. and visits several cities like New York and Salt Lake City before concludes on February 15 in Vancouver, BC.
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More Details Add Fuel to the Rumors of Brangelina Expecting Twins

January 25, 2008 08:16:21 GMT

While rumors have been swirling that Angelina Jolie and her partner Brad Pitt are expecting twins, Star Magazine has provided more details that could add fuel to the already much-talked report.

"Angie only discovered that she is eating for three over the past week," Star wrote on its Website, adding that the actress even has canceled a long-scheduled trip to Europe when she found out about her pregnancy.
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'Quantum of Solace' Plot Revealed!

January 25, 2008 08:03:18 GMT

Following the title revealing of the 22nd James Bond's installment, Sony Pictures have given out the film synopsis of "Quantum of Solace". As what was reported earlier, the story takes moments after the betrayal of Bond's true love, Vesper Lynd.

Like what has been said by Daniel Craig, though betrayed, Bond still fights his desire to avenge his broken heart, and is determined to uncover the truth. Following the interrogation of Mr. White, it is revealed that the organization blackmailing Vesper is far more complex and dangerous.
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Rosario Dawson Scores Herself a New Boyfriend

January 25, 2008 07:57:40 GMT

Rosario Dawson is single no more. The actress, who's best known for playing Mimi Marquez in the 2005 drama musical "Rent", has been spotted out in California with her new boyfriend.

Dawson and her supposed new boyfriend, Mathieu Schreyer, aka DJ Mr. French, were snapped going on a shopping spree in Venice, Calif. on Thursday afternoon, January 24.
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'The Transporter' Star Wants to Star in 'The Crow'

January 25, 2008 07:16:37 GMT

In his latest interview, the action star of "The Transporter" Jason Statham revealed that he wants to portray "The Crow". On January 24, the English actor expressed his interest on playing a part in the remake of the action thriller movie.

On the occasion, he said, "You know, there's talk of them redoing The Crow. That was a good movie with Brandon Lee, although that was years ago." He then admitted his wish stating, "So if that one comes my way, bang! You know, there's so many comic book movies out there and most of the time there's only a handful of people who can do them any justice. Hopefully, they'll come my way for one of them."
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Tori Spelling Pregnant with Second Child

January 25, 2008 06:48:40 GMT

New report surfaces by the hour that Tori Spelling is pregnant with her second child with husband Dean McDermott.

Report on the former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star's pregnancy was brought to the surface first of all by In Touch Weekly and soon thereafter made its way all over the net.
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Ashlee Simpson to Release New Digital EP

January 25, 2008 06:37:36 GMT

AceShowbiz have exclusively learned that Ashlee Simpson will release a three-song digital EP on February 5. Among the tracklist is the first single from her upcoming full-length album, 'Bittersweet World'.

The Timbaland-produced 'Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)' is one of the two brand new songs that will appear on the EP, the other one being 'Rule Breaker'. Both songs will also be included in 'Bittersweet World' which is slated to be released in March. Another song for the EP is a hidden gem from her last album.
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Heath Ledger's Family Members Bared Their Grief in West Australian Newspaper

January 25, 2008 06:31:06 GMT

With the funeral arrangements set for the late actor Heath Ledger have been completed and relatives are all expected to arrive in New York for his funeral by Friday, January 25, the actor's family members, including his parents and older sister, are all breaking their silence and pouring out their grief in an Australian newspaper, called West Australian.

As of Heath's mother, Sally Ledger Bell, the woman wrote in one of several messages in the death notices section of the West Australian on Friday, "Our darling boy, special in so many ways to all of us. You knew you were so loved. You lived life with courage and daring and we are so grateful for the wonderful times we shared. We will be there for Matilda."
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'Hellraiser' Waits 'Till 2009 for Release

January 25, 2008 06:30:43 GMT

Slated to be released in September 2008, it was reported that the remake of "Hellraiser" has been pushed back. According to Bloody-disgusting.com, Dimension Films have announced on Thursday, January 24, that the release date of the horror film produced by Clive Barker has been moved to an undetermined 2009 date.

The film directed by Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury supposedly becomes the remake of Barker's 1987 directorial debut. The original "Hellraiser" tells the story of an unfaithful wife who helps her dead former lover to bring him back to life.
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Foxy Brown Leaked New Track About Her 'Pain'

January 25, 2008 06:07:01 GMT

Foxy Brown is still gearing up the work of her album despite unfortunate ordeals and run-ins with the law. The rapper who will soon release her first studio album in 7 years, have recorded a new track called 'Star Cry' that recounts her pain in the past 10 years.

The leaked track is recorded back in August before she was sentenced to a probation after smacking a neighbor with Blackberry. In the chorus she raps: "Lord have mercy/ I'm so controversy/ Bet you never seen a star cry/ I gave you my life/ You get my blood, sweat and tears/ Hip-hop's bad girl for 10 f***ing years."
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'Heroes' Star Joins Crime Drama 'Armored'

January 25, 2008 05:17:20 GMT

The "Heroes" star Milo Ventimiglia is the latest Hollywood actor to sign with Screen Gems' heist "Armored". According to Variety, the idealistic hero Peter Petrelli in the NBC's hit series is joined by other big names Laurence Fishburne and Jean Reno to star in the film directed by Nimrod Antal.

Aside from the three additional actors, Matt Dillon, Columbus Short, Fred Ward and Skeet Ulrich have already boarded the drama thriller project earlier. Reportedly, the film that is centered on an armored car guard persuaded by his veteran partners to empty the truck of its $10 million has already started filming in Los Angeles.
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Vocal Chord Swollen, Bjork Cancels Australian Gig

January 25, 2008 05:02:39 GMT

Icelandic star Bjork was slated to perform at an Australian music festival on Friday, January 25 but had to disappoint her fans when she cannot turn up. The singer apparently has a swollen vocal chords that forced her to cancel the show.

Bjork played a gig at the Opera House on Wednesday, January 24 night when she was told by doctors to rest her voice, which eventually took impact on the next day performance. The gigs are part of Sydney's Big Day Out event where other international acts like Arcade Fire, Dizzee Rascal and LCD Soundsystem are also participating.
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Movie Beauty Kirsten Dunst Turns Fashion Designer

January 25, 2008 05:00:10 GMT

Has been in the movie business since the year of 1989, Kirsten Dunst is now branching out into the world of fashion, teaming up with fashion duo Tina Lutz and Marcia Patmos of Lutz & Patmos to release her own 'capsule' fashion range.

The movie beauty, who's known for her off-beat and quirky style, will launch her range during New York fashion week on February 3, at Manhattan's New Museum.
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'American Beauty' Helmer Sam Mendes to Direct Comedy

January 25, 2008 04:46:40 GMT

The Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes shifts gear to direct an untitled contemporary comedy. According to Variety, the helmer of "American Beauty" has signed in with Focus Features to do the upcoming project "Untitled Sam Mendes Project" which was previously entitled "This Must Be the Place".

The low-budget project centers on a young couple who travel the U.S. in search of the prefect place to settle down and raise their unborn baby. The film, which is based on an original screenplay written by husband-and-wife team Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida, will be produced by Edward Saxon. Whereas no casting has been confirmed yet, the principle photography is set to begin in March.
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Confirmed, Lil' Kim Leaving Atlantic Records

January 25, 2008 04:39:43 GMT

Lil' Kim leaving Atlantic Records is no longer only a speculation. The label issued a statement, confirming the rapper's departure while at the same time hinting that they separated on good terms.

To AllHipHop.com, a representative of Atlantic said, "We wish Lil' Kim the best of luck in all of her future endeavours." The rumor on Kim's departure first sparked when she told DJ Kay Slay on Sirius Satellite Radio show that she has no hard feelings towards the label. Kim had been with Atlantic well over a decade, releasing her first four albums under their wing since 1996.
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Charlize Theron and Christopher Walken Named 2008 Hasty Pudding Award Winners

January 25, 2008 04:33:05 GMT

Charlize Theron and Christopher Walken have both been named this year's honorees by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals troupe.

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals announced Thursday, January 24 their 2008 Hasty Pudding Award winners, with Theron wins the Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year honor and Walken being named as Man of the Year.
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Britney Spears and Paris Hilton to Be Recruited as Celebrity Hookers for a Possible Reality TV Show

January 25, 2008 04:10:33 GMT

Famous for becoming the subject of major media attention due to their personal lives and hard partying life styles more than that of their professional lives, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton have both been offered to star as "celebrity hookers" for a possible reality TV show about prostitutes.

Dennis Hof, who's the owner Moonlite BunnyRanch which is a legal, licensed brothel in Mound House, Nevada, has been reported to be willing to offer the duo to take part on the possible TV show, saying "We can call [the show] 'P + B: Celebrity Sex with Paris' Punani and Britney's Booty'. I think Paris and Britney would be fun - and they're both tramps. Hell, they're giving it away for free, so they might as well get paid for it!"
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Nas Will Be Dropped by Label If Still Using 'Nigger'

January 25, 2008 04:07:56 GMT

Unable to reach an ultimate agreement on the album title, Nas and his label, Def Jam, reportedly will go separate ways. The rapper had previously made it highly-publicized that his new album will be named, 'Nigger', but the label finds it inappropriate.

The report was first outed by MediaTakeOut.com that quoted a source as saying "There is no way that we can put out an album with that title. Many retailers have already told us - flat out - that they won't carry (an album with that title)."
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'Astro Boy' Original Director Replaced by 'Flushed Away' Helmer

January 25, 2008 04:07:39 GMT

The manga adaptation film "Astro Boy" will have new director to bring the film to the big screen. Variety reported that the CG-animated movie's helmer Colin Brady is being replaced by "Flushed Away" director David Bowers.

Despite the trading of the directors, it hasn't been mentioned whether Brady who was initially set to direct this $50 million animated movie was out from the film or not. "Astro" is a lonely robot tale adapted from the comic book story created by Osamu Tezuka. It was slanted for release sometime in 2009.
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Kate Moss, the New Longchamp's Lady

January 25, 2008 03:33:09 GMT

Has become a celebrity endorser for numbers of various products, Kate Moss adds Longchamp's goods into her list.

The British supermodel, whose career once was threatened after she was pictured snorting cocaine, has been recruited as the new spokesmodel for the French leather and luxury goods company.
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Indy 4 Trailer Description Outed?

January 25, 2008 03:31:51 GMT

The description of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" trailer has been outed? Though claiming that they got the information from an unproven source, AICN.com reported that they got the trailer description of the much anticipated film starring Harrison Ford and Shia LaBeouf.

The source revealed that the trailer hits off with the Paramount logo followed by the scenes of the first three films of Indiana Jones. Starting with the display of the idol from the start of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" trailed by words come across the screen noting,"He found the Ark..." Then, it shows the clips from "Temple of Doom" with tagline "He survived the Temple..." and finished with clips from "Last Crusade" which states, "He saved the Grail."
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Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Carrie Underwood Added as Grammys Performers

January 25, 2008 03:28:13 GMT

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards is shaping up with the announcement of more performers. Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, Aretha Franklin and Mary J. Blige have been confirmed to take the stage on February 10, to perform their pieces.

Blige is slated to perform a gospel segment with Franklin who is named 2008 MusicCares Person of the Year, the Madison Bumblebees, the Clark Sisters, Israel And New Breed, and Trin-I-Tee 5:7. Meanwhile, Rihanna too will not be alone on the stage for a duet is scheduled with '80s funk-rock band The Time who are reuniting for the occasion.
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Scarlett Johansson's Debut Album Finds a Release Date

January 25, 2008 02:59:50 GMT

Scarlett Johansson will release her debut album this year. While it's no longer a secret that she holds a passion in the music field, the acclaimed actress chooses to have a cover album for her first instead of an album full of new materials.

Johansson who will portray the titular character on 'Mary Queen of Scots', has compiled her rendition of Tom Waits song. The production is taken by Dave Sitek from TV on the Radio and collaborations come from Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist, Nick Zinner, and Celebration's Sean Antanaitis.
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Johnny Depp to Replace Heath Ledger in 'Dr Parnassus'?

January 25, 2008 02:56:14 GMT

Missing their leading actor Heath Ledger due to his sudden death last Tuesday, January 22, it was reported that the helmer of "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" Terry Gilliman chose Ledger's friend Johnny Depp to replace him. According to reports, the eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean" series was hand picked by the director for the role.

A studio source told The Sun, "Johnny's not working at the moment so everyone is praying he will do it." Still, it was mentioned that though the role would be given to the actor, Ledger's take on the film won't be re-shot. The insider explained, "There is a point in the film when Heath falls through a magic mirror. He could change into another character after that and that is where Johnny would come in. It's a weird, fantasy, time-travel movie so Heath's character could easily change appearance. It would be a poignant moment."
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Funeral Arrangements for Heath Ledger Have Been Completed, Relatives Flying to New York for Funeral

January 25, 2008 02:44:10 GMT

The funeral arrangements set for the late actor Heath Ledger have been completed. Relatives are all expected to arrive in New York for his funeral by Friday, January 25.

Confirmed the funeral arrangements for Heath, Dominic Carella who's the Funeral Director of the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home which has been set to handle the service told People Thursday, January 24 that "arrangements have been made but nothing is going to happen today" adding that "he expects Ledger's father Kim to arrive at the funeral home tomorrow."
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David Beckham to Rap on Snoop Dogg's New Album?

January 25, 2008 02:24:54 GMT

New buddies, David Beckham and Snoop Dogg are finding each other more interesting. After the soccer star appeared on Snoop's reality show, 'Father Hood', and tied a deal to launch a slipper business with him, he has now agreed to rap on Snoop's new album.

An unnamed source had told The People magazine that Snoop offered Beckham to contribute a verse, which was then taken seriously. "Snoop thought it'd be a laugh and David is going to give it a real go," the source said. "They are huge names so the song's bound to be a hit-even if it's no good."
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Amy Winehouse Has Finally Checked Into Drug-Rehabilitation Facility

January 25, 2008 02:19:17 GMT

Amy Winehouse checks into rehab, finally.

The British troubled pop singer has checked into an undisclosed drug-rehabilitation facility Thursday, January 24, her record company Universal Music Group has confirmed.
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'Bond 22' Title Exposed, the Stars Hinted the Film's Plot

January 25, 2008 02:12:57 GMT

The movie starring Daniel Craig that is long referred as "Bond 22" has finally found the suitable title "Quantum of Solace" as the producers revealed on the set at Pinewood Studios. According to producer Michael G. Wilson, the title has been chosen only a few days ago. It was taken from a story in the collection "For Your Eyes Only" written by Ian Fleming, the Bond creator.

At a press conference, Wilson explained, "It's from a Fleming short story from the compendium For Your Eyes Only. It's uncharacteristic of most of Fleming's work. It's a character study that doesn't involve plots or anything with spies." Further, he added "We thought it was an intriguing title that references what's happening to Bond and what's happening to him in this film."
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Video Premiere: Carrie Underwood's 'All American Girl'

January 25, 2008 02:02:48 GMT

The second single from Carrie Underwood's second album, 'Carnival Ride' has been determined and received a good chart performance even before its release in December 2007. The single which has peaked at #12 on Billboard Country chart is 'All American Girl' which music video gives the emphasize on the title.

The clip was premiered on Wednesday, January 23 and once again portrays the work of Underwood's frequent collaborator, director Roman White. The pair had won several awards last year for Underwood's 'Before He Cheats' music video.
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Angelina Jolie Pregnant with Twins?!

January 25, 2008 01:50:20 GMT

What is it about Angelina Jolie that's so hot? She's reported to be pregnant, even hotter than that she's said to be pregnant with twins.

Talks are heating up that the actress who has already had one biological daughter with her longtime partner Brad Pitt is pregnant with another child. And X17 adds fuel to the rumors by reporting that "she's not only pregnant, she's expecting twins!"