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February 20, 2008

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Slated for 2010 Release, 'Justice League' Lost Batman and Superman

February 20, 2008 09:41:09 GMT


Said to be back on track, the action hero flick "Justice League of America" brings in another blow for fans as it was reported that the film version won't feature Batman as well as Superman. According to Blockbuster.com, the synopsis of the film revealed that the two favorite superheroes are not going to appear in the George Miller-directed film.

On its reports, the movie site claimed that a casting agent has sent the film's synopsis which contains spoiler. From the alleged synopsis, it can be seen that the heroes were eliminated because Batman left and Superman was dead. It read, "The film is about Green Lantern, Green Arrow and others of the Justice League of America, an organization made up of the world's greatest superheroes. They must deal with the expulsion of Batman and the death of Superman at the hands of the monstrous Doomsday."
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Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood to Highlight CMT Awards


February 20, 2008 09:29:22 GMT


List of performers for the upcoming CMT Music Awards have been unveiled. Toby Keith, Taylor Swift, Sugarland, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson and biggest first round nominee Brad Paisley are among those confirmed taking the stage on April 14.

Tickets for the show which is held at Nashville's The Curb Event center will be sold starting from this Saturday, February 23 at 10 A.M. More performers will be announced as the event's date comes closer.
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Set to Star in 'Cadillac', Beyonce Knowles Double Her Role as Exec Producer

February 20, 2008 09:05:00 GMT


Coming on board the drama musical "Cadillac Records" as an actress proved to be not enough for Beyonce Knowles as she adds "executive producer" title for her involvement in the movie. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 26-year-old "Bootylicious" singer has signed on for the role of the film's executive.

Before joining the film as executive producer, the co-star of Jennifer Hudson in "Dreamgirls", has agreed to portray 1950s' singer Etta James for the Sony BMG Films' movie. She joined the rest of the cast that include Adrien Brody, Columbus Short, Cedric the Entertainer and Tammy Blanchard.
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Sean Bean Married Actress Girlfriend Georgina Sutcliffe, Finally

February 20, 2008 08:57:03 GMT


It's a finally for Sean Bean. The British actor wedded his longtime girlfriend, British actress Georgina Sutcliffe, Tuesday morning, February 19 at Marylebone Registry Office.

Sutcliffe's representative would not confirm any details about the wedding, yet it's been reported that there were only fifteen close friends and family members attended the service that saw the groom wore a blue two-piece pin stripe suit and the bride wore a simple black pencil skirt with a cream top and carried a simple bouquet of white roses. The small group of guests included Sean's three daughters; Lorna, Molly, and Evie Natasha from his previous relationships.
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Three 6 Mafia's Ninth Album to Finally Hit the Stores

February 20, 2008 08:43:54 GMT


After shelved for sometime, Three 6 Mafia's "Last 2 Walk" will finally see the day light on June 24 via Columbia Records. The album was supposed to hit the stores in December last year but has frequently been pushed back.

The Grammy award-winning rap group have not confirmed a final track list but a song titled "I'd Rather" has been leaked on-line. The song that features DJ Unk is one of the tracks that will join the first single "Doe Boy Fresh" in the album.
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Eminem to Publish First Set of Exclusive Memoirs on October 16, 2008

February 20, 2008 08:22:51 GMT


Has been keeping himself low profile these days, Eminem is back on the spotlight with a plan to publish exclusive memoirs. The rap icon has started working on his memoirs and will have the first set published later this year.

Is still prepping his fifth studio album tentatively titled "King Mathers," Em is having his highly anticipated memoirs, to be titled "The Way I Am", published by British publishing distributor Orion Publishing Group on October 16 later this year. In it the rap star will share his journal notes, drawings, hand-drawn art and lyric sketches and other unseen photos as well as a narrative and introduction he himself has written.
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'Harry Potter V' Helmer Back for Last Potter Installment

February 20, 2008 08:22:50 GMT


For those who love the works of helmer David Yates on "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", they could be cheering as it was said that the director will be back directing the final "Harry Potter" film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows". The news was broken out by Children's author Lois Lowry on her official blog.

On an entry dated February 19, the author revealed that the director has decided to take on the seventh and last project of the Potter series. Lowry who had hoped that Yates would direct the film version of her novel "The Giver" wrote, "Bad news from The Giver Movie front. David Yates, the director currently working on the next Harry Potter film, was supposed to begin The Giver film next. But he has just decided he wants to do the final Harry Potter first, thereby postponing The Giver by several years."
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'Incredible Hulk' Trailer Set for Early March Release

February 20, 2008 07:51:31 GMT


As Marvel Entertainment announced its fourth quarter financial information, it was revealed that the first trailer of the much awaited action film "The Incredible Hulk" will be outed soon. According to SuperHeroHype.com, the trailer of the film starred by Edward Norton and Liv Tyler is set to be released in early March.

Though the exact date has yet to be announced, it was rumored that the trailer is most likely to be attached to Roland Emmerich-directed drama "10,000 B.C." which will hit theaters on March 7 or to sci-fi thriller "Doomsday" scheduled for March 14 release. Directed by Louis Leterrier, the film featuring also Tim Roth, William Hurt and Tim Blake Nelson is promised to pick up the beginning of the "Hulk" film.
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Eva Longoria Spotted Shopping Baby Nursery, Finally Pregnant?!

February 20, 2008 07:48:38 GMT


Eva Longoria has added fuel to the long persistent pregnancy rumors after she's been spotted shopping for a baby nursery. The actress, who insisted the widely spread pregnancy speculation as not true, was spotted buying baby accessories during her recent shopping trip in Los Angeles.

Eva, as reported by various news media, was spotted admiring furniture and clothes in Los Angeles' exclusive children's boutique Petit Tresor. "She and a girlfriend were ooh-ing and ahh-ing over all the baby things. She looked at cribs, changing tables and inquired about designing a nursery," said a source, adding that Eva "bought a $116 Robbie Adrian blanket and a half-dozen Huddy Buddy Babygros, including one that proclaimed, 'I tend to drool'."
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Mariah Carey to Show Off New Figure in 'Touch My Body' Video


February 20, 2008 07:26:01 GMT


As previously reported, Mariah Carey has shot the music video for her new single, "Touch My Body" with director Brett Ratner and now the helmer cannot wait to show his work to the public. Ratner believed that viewers will be 'wowed' by Carey's performance on the clip.

"Mariah looks better than she has ever looked... It's ridiculous," said the director. "She has this trainer that she flew in from (Caribbean island) St. Barts and this woman has been beating the hell out of her and her body. She has an incredible body, but she was always very voluptuous; now she's just, like, fit and I was, like, we've gotta show this body."
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Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe Went on a Secret Valentine's Day Date


February 20, 2008 07:08:28 GMT


Hot on the heels of her denial over report that claimed she dated Razorlight notorious rocker Johnny Borrell, Emma Watson has fueled another dating rumor as she's been spotted spending Valentine's Day together with her "Harry Potter" co-star Daniel Radcliffe. Rumor has it that the actors were seen going on a secret Valentine's Day date together.

Per the Mirror, Emma was spotted huddling together with Daniel in the garden of the Imperial Arms pub in Fulham, West London with an onlooker claimed Emma appeared to have totally fallen under Daniel's spell. The pair were later that evening seen hugging and laughing.
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Clips and Featurette of 'Miss Pettigrew' Comes Out

February 20, 2008 06:37:54 GMT


Focus Features have released 5 clips and 1 featurette of the upcoming comedy drama film "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day". The featurette which compiles various scenes from the movie as well as provides comments from director Bharat Nalluri lasts up to nearly 4 minutes, whereas each clip runs less than a minute.

While the film is set for limited release on March 7, the featurette and clips can be viewed below or via "Pettigrew" trailer page at AceShowbiz. Each of the clips to be seen showcases the leading character, Pettigrew as she explores her new job as Delysia Lafosse's secretary.
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Lingerie and Glamor Model Danielle Lloyd Insured Her Body for 2 Million Pound Sterling


February 20, 2008 06:29:13 GMT


Is a lingerie and glamor model, Danielle Lloyd does realize the fact that her body is her main asset to earn a living. And intended to safeguard it, she has admitted to have her body insured for 2 million pound sterling.

"My figure is my fortune," Danielle confessed to the Daily Star. "So taking out the insurance seems like the sensible thing to do in case anything should happen."
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Exposed: Woman in Kanye West's 'Flashing Lights' Video


February 20, 2008 06:21:48 GMT


The sexy woman who 'chop up' Kanye West in his latest video clip "Flashing Lights" has revealed her identity and spoken her view about the project. The woman whose name is Rita G. has graced the Playboy magazine and has enjoyed a fame increase since the clip's debut.

The video that was premiered last week was directed by Spike Jonez and West himself with slow motion scenario that tells about Rita's character caressing West in the back of her trunk but later hitting him with a shovel. According to MTV, although the clip is considerably short, it is not a part 1 of later clips.
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It's Hot, Paris Hilton Banned from the Oscars

February 20, 2008 05:08:33 GMT


Always an attendance at almost every party, fashion show, and award event, Paris Hilton has reportedly been banned from attending the forthcoming Oscars. The celebrity socialite surely wasn't happy at all with that and was said to feel devastated that she couldn't attend the prestigious award event.

"She cried hot, salty tears when she was banned from the Oscars," a source revealed to the Daily Star. "She's desperate to be taken seriously as an actress and hoped she would be able to network with the film bods."
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Shia LaBeouf's Upcoming Thriller Pushed Back to September Release

February 20, 2008 05:04:03 GMT


The release date of upcoming thriller "Eagle Eye" featuring "Transformers" star Shia LaBeouf has reportedly been pushed back. According to Slash Film, the scheduled date of the film from "Disturbia" helmer D.J. Caruso has been moved back from its August 8 date to September 26.

Apart from revealing the pushing back of the release date, Slash Film mentioned that DreamWorks haven't let out reasons behind the reshuffling. It was explained though that because of the moving back, the film will be up against Brad Pitt and George Clooney-starred film "Burn After Reading" and Universal Pictures' remake-action film "Death Race" starring Jason Statham.
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Dierks Bentley Wants Fans' Creative Control in New Release

February 20, 2008 04:59:37 GMT


Dierks Bentley is making a fans-oriented album that requires a creative control. The country singer is letting fans contribute something to his Greatest Hits album by helping him to select the title, the cover art and some contents.

"I'm making the fans executive producers of the album," Bentley explained. "The label was interested in doing some sort of greatest hits. I said if we're gonna do something like that, I want to make something for our fans and make the fans the center of it. It's the fans who made us have greatest hits, so they should have something that's for them."
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Anna Faris' Divorce Finalized

February 20, 2008 04:55:25 GMT


Anna Faris is now officially back on the single scene. The actress, best known for her leading role as Cindy Campbell in the "Scary Movie" films, has her divorce to actor hubby Ben Indra finalized Tuesday, February 19.

Anna and Ben first met while working on the 1999 film "Lovers Lane" and had since then began dating. The couple tied the knot on June 3, 2004 and then separated in March 2007. Per People, Anna filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court last April, citing irreconcilable differences.
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Mom Dubbed LiLo's New York Magazine Nude Photographs 'Very Tastefully Done'


February 20, 2008 04:33:01 GMT


Is considerably very young at age to do any nude photo shoots, Lindsay Lohan however gets the okay from her mother-manager Dina Lohan to recreate the Marilyn Monroe's final nude photo-shoot. Dina has openly revealed to People her approval to her daughter's nude photos for New York Magazine's February 25, 2008 issue, claimed them as "very tastefully done."

"I respect the photographer as an artist, so I look at them artistically. For him to call Lindsay 46 years later and to say can you recreate these photos is an honor. I looked at it as art, and as Lindsay doing a character. So I don't look at them like it's Playboy; she was being a character. So if you look at it that way, you can look at it as a mother," Dina spoke on her approval.
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Cat Power Announces U.S. Tour for 'Jukebox'

February 20, 2008 04:25:22 GMT


Chan Marshall aka Cat Power will embark in a tour to support her latest release, "Jukebox". She will be down the road starting from April 10 in Vancouver and visit ten other cities in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest area.

So far only 11 dates have been mapped out with French/British electro-pop duo Appaloosa in the supporting act slot. However, she will do a warm up show on February 29 at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater.
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Will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas Joins 'Wolverine'

February 20, 2008 04:24:47 GMT


After Taboo was earlier reported to be joining the cast of "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li", another member of hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, is also reported to be going to get involved in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine". Variety reported that the band's frontman has been signed to play John Wraith a.k.a Kestrel, the Team X mutant with the ability to teleport.

The 32-year-old hip-hop superstar will be joined another just confirmed cast members, actor Ryan Reynolds, who is set to play Deadpool, and "Friday Night Lights" star Taylor Kitsch, who is chosen to star as Gambit. The three new cast additions will star alongside Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber in the action film set to be released May 1, 2009.
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Amy Winehouse Confirmed to Perform at 2008 BRITs

February 20, 2008 03:35:37 GMT


Failing to appear in flesh at 50th Grammy Awards earlier this month, Amy Winehouse is confirmed to give a live performance at 2008 BRIT Awards today (February 20). Organizers confirmed that she will make a surprise appearance at the London event.

"I heard her rehearse last night and she sounded absolutely great," Ged Doherty, chairman of the BRIT Awards, told Sky News. "We are just thrilled to have her appearing at the ceremony. At times it has been a difficult year for Amy but what has never been in doubt is that she is a real talent."
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Mandy Moore Helps Launching New Website to Help Women Balance Their Lives

February 20, 2008 03:26:51 GMT


Has recorded five albums, starred in several films and television series during her career in the entertainment industry, Mandy Moore is lending hand to help launched a new Website that aims to help women balance their lives by sharing stories to inspire and motivate other women to manage their lives better. The Website, uPumpItUp.com, is owned by Kraft Foods, the largest food and beverage company headquartered in North America.

Moore, who is pointed to serve as a spokesperson for the project, explained "UPumpItUp.com is specifically designed to help women truly better themselves, as opposed to just learning how to dress better or lose more weight. It's a place where women can visit when they need some 'me time' - and not feel guilty about it. Women will feel celebrated and rewarded, and I'm honored to be part of this endeavor."
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U2 in Dublin Studio With Brian Eno for New Album

February 20, 2008 03:16:59 GMT


U2 have begun working on their first studio album in four years. The rock band fronted by Bono are reported to be in a Dublin studio to begin on the follow-up to "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (2004).

Producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois will once again give assistance in this album. "We're going to try and break new sonic ground and deliver a masterpiece," Lanois told Billboard.com. "The sleeves are rolled up. Bono is all charged up with a lyrical angle."
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J.Lo Sold Baby Pics for 6 Million Dollars


February 20, 2008 03:15:54 GMT


The whole world is awaiting in anticipation for the birth of Jennifer Lopez reportedly twins. Meanwhile, talk is heating up that momma-to-be is shopping around the exclusive pictures of her not yet born babies for about $6 million.

Reports say that People Magazine has paid the huge sum to the actress-singer. That amount in fact does not include worldwide rights which J.Lo has reportedly sold to OK! Magazine which will print the pictures in their 15 international editions.
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Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds in Splitsville?!

February 20, 2008 02:34:34 GMT


Rumor has it that Scarlett Johansson and her actor boyfriend Ryan Reynolds have ended their relationship. Report on that matter is in all probabilities inspired by the fact that the couple are rarely seen together these days.

Ryan, a TV and film actor, was in Germany earlier in the week for the Berlinale annual film festival, promoting his new flick "Fireflies in the Garden". He then had to jet back to New York to tout his other movie "Definitely, Maybe". Scarlett, in the meantime, arrived at the Berlinale days later for the Friday night, February 15, premiere of trashy Tudor epic "The Other Boleyn Girl," amid whispers that the couple have called it quits.
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Foo Fighters Begin Working on 'Echoes' Follow-Up

February 20, 2008 02:21:22 GMT


Foo Fighters have begun working on their Grammy-winning album "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace" that was released last year. They have written a couple of songs but due to an extensive tour throughout this year, they may face difficulty finding time to record them.

"We're already working on songs," bassist Nate Mendel told Billboard.com. "We've got a handful of them that we're working on at sound check, which has never really happened, so we're getting a good start. The band's in a good place; everyone's really excited about making music, so we're already getting going."
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Publicist Confirmed Pink and Hubby Carey Hart Have Separated

February 20, 2008 02:14:21 GMT


The long persistent rumors come to fruition, Pink and her husband Carey Hart are divorcing. The couple who have been married since January 2006 have separated, it has been confirmed.

"Pink and Carey Hart have separated. This decision was made by best friends with a huge amount of love and respect for one another," a representative for Pink said in a statement. "While the marriage is over, their friendship has never been stronger."
 
 
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