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February 14, 2008

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Clear Indiana Jones 4 Trailer Leaked Online!

February 14, 2008 09:45:31 GMT


Valentine's Day is known around the world as the lovers' day, but to Indiana Jones' fanatics, 2008 Valentine means the theatrical trailer release day of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull". And, now, the clear bootleg version of the trailer can be watched online.

Though similar to the description outed earlier, the trailer released on the theaters is pretty much different from the leaked information. Opened with a Paramount logo followed by Lucas Film logo, the trailer began showing clips of the film with taglines, "He protected the power of the divine...He saved the cradle of civilization...He triumphed over the armies of evil." Then, moments after a silhouette of Indy wearing his hat grazed the screen.
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Kylie Minogue to Ditch Sexy Costumes in Upcoming Tour

February 14, 2008 09:22:15 GMT


Kylie Minogue will appear different when she performs at the world tour to support her tenth album, "X". The Australian singer who will turn 40 in May this year will ditch her trademark sexy costumes and put on more "graceful" outfits.

Minogue will start the tour KYLIEX2008 on May 6 in Paris, France and she has been working with famous designer Jean Paul Gaultier to create sophisticated costumes for her. William Barker who is known to be the singer's stylist told Mirror.co.uk, "The next tour will see Kylie ageing gracefully. She's celebrating her 40th birthday this year so what we have planned is to move in the right direction."
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Whitney Houston's Comeback Album Aimed for November


February 14, 2008 08:48:49 GMT


Whitney Houston will release her comeback album before Christmas comes. The singer who was admitted to rehab due to drug abuse in 2006 and had since completed the program, is said to have finished five songs and will release the first single as early as March.

Houston reportedly made her second comeback performance at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party on Saturday, February 9. Davis happens to be Houston's producer in the album and he had shared some of their progress saying, "It's really good. We're looking to release the album in November."
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Heather Graham to Have 'Kangaroo Jack' Husband in Indie Comedy


February 14, 2008 08:43:35 GMT


The star of "Cake" Heather Graham and the leading man in "Kangaroo Jack" Jerry O'Connell will be working together as a couple. According to Hollywood Reporter, the two thesps have been signed to star in an independent romantic comedy "Baby on Board".

In the Brian Herzlinger's film, they will be playing a happily married couple whose life and careers turn upside down because of an unplanned pregnancy. They will be joined by John Corbett, Katie Finneran, Ian Ziering and Lara Flynn Boyle.
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Dreaming of Playing Julia Roberts' Lover, Ryan Reynolds Disappointed With Upcoming Film

February 14, 2008 08:13:15 GMT


Sitting down in an interview with Parade Magazine, the "Van Wilder" star Ryan Reynolds talked about his upcoming drama movie "Fireflies in the Garden". To the magazine, the 31-year-old actor revealed that he was excited knowing that he had nabbed a role opposite the Academy Award-winning actress Julia Roberts, but left heartbroken with the fact that she is playing his mother.

Claiming that he has crush on the 40-year-old actress, the 31-year-old actor remarked, "I was so excited (to work with Julia) until I found out the scenes I have with her are when she's playing my mother. I was like, 'Couldn't we have a hot romance instead'" The disappointing news crushed the "Just Friends" actor even further when he has to break the news to his friends saying, "It's so sad. I have to tell my friends that I'm getting to act with the old Julia Roberts."
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'Friday the 13th' to Start Production

February 14, 2008 07:25:40 GMT


Jason Voohees' fans beware. The latest update from "Friday the 13th" let out promise that the anticipated horror film will make it in time to hit the theaters as scheduled on February 13, 2009.

Bloody-disgusting reported that the Marcus Nispel-directed film will start its filming on April 21 in Austin, Texas. Despite the fact that the shooting will begin soon, words about the casting has yet to be announced.
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MySpace Wonder PlayRadioPlay! to Release Debut Album and Tour

February 14, 2008 07:14:58 GMT


One man band PlayRadioPlay! are due to release their first full length album entitled "Texas". The pop/electronica act which is fronted by Daniel Hunter will also embark on a tour with The Spill Canvas and Yellowcard starting from March 7 in Salt Lake City.

"Texas" will hit the stores on March 18 and Hunter revealed how he got the inspiration. "My father passed away the summer before my freshman year of high school," he said. "My mom drank a lot and wasn't around very much and I got into drugs and drinking and as a result ended up going to rehab for four months when I was a 14."
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Director Jason Reitman Ditched 'Juno' Sequel Idea

February 14, 2008 07:01:02 GMT


Many filmmakers would be very excited to do a sequel to their successful movie, but that's not the case with "Juno" helmer Jason Reitman. According to Page Six, the gossip column of the New York Post, the director of the Oscar-nominated film has refused to work on the sequel because he doubts that the follow-up storyline would be as good as the original.

To Page Six over lunch at '21' on Sunday, February 10, the son of "Ghostbusters" producer Ivan Reitman said, "I can't see it." He then elaborated his refusal saying, "She got pregnant once; I just can't see her getting pregnant again."
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Be Your Own Pet to Release 'Loud' Second Album

February 14, 2008 06:45:21 GMT


Nashville's rock group Be Your Own Pet will release their sophomore set titled "Get Awkward" on March 17 which receives Steve McDonald's production. But before releasing the album, the four-piece will head to a number of North American dates with The Raveonettes.

The first single from the new album has been determined to be "The Kelly Affair". However, they have also moved on with another track called "Food Fight" and are ready to showcase several others that can either "make your heart feel a little soft" or "make you want to break something".
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Korean Singer Rain Nabs Lead Role in 'Ninja Assassin'


February 14, 2008 06:29:31 GMT


Landing a supporting role in "Speed Racer" apparently isn't good enough for South Korean singing sensation Rain. In his effort to make international breakthrough, the 25-year-old entertainer is reportedly taking a huge leap to star as the leading role in the Warner Bros. Pictures' latest project "Ninja Assassin".

According to Variety, the fact that the singer who is listed in People Magazine's 2007 Most Beautiful People has landed the lead role was announced at a press conference in Seoul on Wednesday, February 13. At the conference, it was also let out that the film will most likely be directed by James McTeigue, the director of "V for Vendetta".
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Friend Insisted Emma Watson and Johnny Borrell Are Not Dating


February 14, 2008 06:10:46 GMT


Dating speculation has hit Emma Watson soon following heavy media report that she's been spotted stepping out with bad boy rocker Johnny Borrell of the band Razorlight. Rumors on that matter, however, were quashed by a close friend of the British actress.

Emma set tongues wagging when she was seen getting along with Borrell at the Vanity Fair and Burberry Portraits party at the National Portrait Gallery in London England on Monday, February 11. The "Harry Potter" star raised more concern when it was reported that she and Borrell shared a cab to another fashion party, thrown by designers PPQ at the Dolce nightclub, after which they were believed to have gone on to a private event at the Dorchester.
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Snoop Dogg to Headline Rothbury Festival

February 14, 2008 06:03:10 GMT


Snoop Dogg has been confirmed to be one of the many acts that will highlight Rothbury festival this year. The event is a presentation from Madison Hour and AEG Live which will be held on July 3 to 6 in Rothbury, Michigan and feature over 60 acts.

Joining Snoop in the line-up are John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Colbie Caillat, Of Montreal and many more. The full line-up can be seen on its official site. The site also offers on-site lodging and early bird tickets which will be sold on February 27.
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Al Pacino Is James Bond's New Enemy?

February 14, 2008 05:50:33 GMT


Though "Quantum of Solace" has started filming for some time, rumors surrounding the film won't subside. The latest speculation surfaces is that the star of "The Godfather" trilogy Al Pacino is going to make a brief appearance in the latest installment of the James Bond movie.

The rumor was ignited by a tip given to AICN stating that the 67-year-old awards-winning actor has been signed to star as one of the villains. The source noted that a friend working on the movie leaked the information. The tipster said, "But the big news that he leaked was that Al Pacino would be taking part in filming. I was a little shocked as the cast has been revealed already, but he said Pacino would play the head of the terrorist group introduced in CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE. Al is said to come to Pinewood in April-May to film what is said to be a brief cameo."
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Jennifer Aniston Celebrated Her 39th Birthday in Style

February 14, 2008 05:00:23 GMT


Jennifer Aniston turned 39 Monday, February 11 and she celebrated her birthday in style. The actress was on the set of her upcoming romantic drama flick "Traveling" in Vancouver when she was treated with a surprise birthday cake by the cast and crew.

The film cast and crew surprised Jenn with a "giant ice cream cake," according to People as being told by a source, who went on adding that "The crew all gathered around and sang a rousing rendition of 'Happy Birthday.' [There were] hugs and kisses for everyone, from everyone."
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'Star Trek' Release Date Pushed Back to 2009

February 14, 2008 04:56:28 GMT


Bad news came from the much anticipated sci-fi "Star Trek" as it was said that the fans have to wait longer to watch the J.J. Abrams' movie. Reports claimed that the release date of the sci-fi adventure film has been pushed back from December 25 to May 8, 2009 by Paramount Pictures.

Variety reported that Paramount reasoned that the move was part of a major reshuffle in the Paramount and DreamWorks' release date schedule. The studio further claimed that the shuffling of the date was made because the film is potentially will gross higher if set for summer release. By releasing it on May 8, "Trek" has yet to have strong competitors. But, the film will be opened a week after and before the release of action fantasy "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and drama thriller "Angels & Demons" respectively.
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Jay-Z Dismissed Rumor He Is Feuding With Def Jam

February 14, 2008 04:37:11 GMT


Jay-Z finally speaks up on his status with Def Jam chairman L.A. Reid after he left the C.E.O. post of the label the end of last year. The rapper dismissed any rumor that he was feuding with Reid, saying that "everything is sweet".

Speaking on the red carpet of 50th Grammy Awards on Sunday (February 10), Jay-Z explained, "It wasn't a hostile thing. I was with L.A. last night. We still gonna continue to work on (projects), just not (with me) as the president of Def Jam. But everything is sweet."
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Keira Knightley Named Best Actress at Elle Style Awards


February 14, 2008 04:17:35 GMT


The Elle Style Awards recognized Keira Knightley's acting skills by presenting the movie beauty with its Best Actress prize Tuesday, February 12 at its annual awards ceremony held at the Westway in Notting Hill, west London.

Earned the Best Actor Elle Style Award was Keira's "Atonement" co-star James McAvoy. Also took the top honor at this year Elle Style Awards was pop goddess Kylie Minogue who was named Woman of the Year.
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Dad Defends Beyonce Knowles Against 'Ridiculous' Aretha Franklin


February 14, 2008 04:05:29 GMT


Beyonce Knowles' father and manager, Matthew Knowles has something to say to Aretha Franklin when his daughter was blast over the word "queen". Matthew claimed that Aretha's comment for Beyonce referring Tina Turner as "the queen" is plain ridiculous.

Aretha, known as the 'Queen of Soul', criticized Beyonce for making an introduction to Tina at the 50th Grammys by saying "Stand on your feet and give it up for the queen." Aretha responded after the event, saying through her rep "I am not sure of whose toes I may have stepped on or whose ego I may have bruised between the Grammy writers and Beyonce. However, I dismissed it as a cheap shot for controversy."
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Britney Spears' World Tour in Line?

February 14, 2008 03:40:27 GMT


While many may have wondered when Britney Spears will embark on a tour to support her latest release, reports surfacing this week suggest that she may have it planned already. A source spilled that the troubled singer will play a world tour starting this year in support of "Blackout".

"Britney will be leaving the country in the next few weeks, after training in privacy for a month," an insider told the New York Post. "She is planning a global tour." If the report is true then this would be the first tour from Britney after the media circus involving her personal life and her recent hospitalization for psychiatric reasons.
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Victoria Adams Bought David Beckham a Candy-Covered Valentine's Card

February 14, 2008 03:33:56 GMT


Has been marrying David Beckham for nearly nine years, Victoria Adams has not gotten tired of romantic gestures despite all the bad reports surrounding their marriage. The Posh Spice has been caught shopping for a candy-covered Valentine's card, presumably for her soccer stud hubby.

With love is in the air as it's Valentine's Day, Victoria was spotted browsing through Valentine's Day cards while on a shopping spree at Dylan's Candy Bar in New York with youngest son Cruz David. The mother of three was later on photographed purchasing a Valentine's card with gummy bear sweets stuck on the front.
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Jack Johnson Scores Second No. 1 Album

February 14, 2008 03:20:39 GMT


Despite her wins and performance at the 50th Grammys on Sunday, February 10, Alicia Keys cannot retain her album's position at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart this week. "As I Am" is forced to sit at #3 despite a 31 per cent increase in sale this week. Jack Johnson's "Sleep Through the Static" fills in the top spot.

This would be Johnson's second #1 album as he also sold big with the last effort, soundtrack to "Curious George". The new album moved 375,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan and the number is four times bigger the runner-up. Sheryl Crow's "Detours" is placed second after selling 92,000 units.
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Hospital on Red-Alert Over Jennifer Lopez's Kidnapping Fears

February 14, 2008 03:03:36 GMT


Jennifer Lopez has yet given birth, but her people have made sure everything is well prepared to welcome her twins with the hospital where she's supposed to deliver her babies even is on red-alert over kidnapping fears.

In its best attempt to prevent possible kidnapping, the Long Island hospital where J.Lo will probably give birth is reported to have been practicing the so-called "pink drills" which is a code for locking down the hospital to prevent a kidnapping attempt.
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Video Premiere: Girls Aloud's 'Can't Speak French'

February 14, 2008 02:40:02 GMT


Girls Aloud have premiered the video for "Can't Speak French", the third single from their fourth album, "Tangled Up". The British all-female group that always come with different concept in their videos choose the burlesque theme this time.

According to some reports, it was shot towards the end of January in London. Rumor has it that it is their most expensive video to date with production cost reaching a hundred thousand pounds. It was reportedly, inspired by Marie Antoinette era where big gowns were popular in French at that time.
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Pamela Anderson Banned Media from Attending Her European Striptease Debut

February 14, 2008 02:33:43 GMT


Bad news for the press. Pamela Anderson has issued Valentine's Day press ban, it has been reported.

The busty blonde actress, best known for her role as Casey Jean 'C.J.' Parker in TV series "Baywatch", reportedly has banned photographers and other members of the media from attending her European striptease debut at the Crazy Horse cabaret in Paris.
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Proud Momma Christina Aguilera Exclusively Debuted Baby Boy Max on People

February 14, 2008 02:06:41 GMT


Has been keeping his newborn son away from public, Christina Aguilera finally debuted baby boy Max Liron Bratman on People's upcoming issue.

The pop songstress posed with son Max for the cover of the upcoming issue of People Magazine, on newsstand Friday, February 15. In addition to the magazine cover, Christina, husband Jordan Bratman, and Max have all posed for an exclusive family photo album, all in the new issue of People.
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Video Premiere: Kanye West's 'Flashing Lights'

February 14, 2008 02:06:00 GMT


The highly-anticipated video of Kanye West has finally arrived. "Flashing Lights" featuring Dwele, the fourth single from the rapper's Grammy-winning album "Graduation" has received its video premiere yesterday (February 13).

It starts with a girl getting out of a car and stripping down to her lingerie only to burn her clothes. West is then found in the trunk of her car, tied up and the girl reaches for a shovel. The movie-like clip has sent speculations that it will be continued sometime in the future with a part two. It was directed by Spike Jonez and West himself.
 
 
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