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February 27, 2008

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Little Spock of 'Star Trek' Found in Jacob Kogan

February 27, 2008 09:39:42 GMT

Back in early January, it was revealed that the upcoming sci-fi adventure film "Star Trek" will be having three Spocks. On Wednesday, February 27, TrekMovie.com reported that the third and the youngest actor to play the famous Vulcan-Human hybrid is the star of 2006 psychological thriller "Joshua" Jacob Kogan.

It was said that the 12-year-old actor will make a brief appearance in the J.J. Abrams' film. TrekMovie noted that the young co-star of Sam Rockwell can be seen at least in one scene with Winona Ryder, who plays Amanda Grayson, Spock's mother. It was further reported that Kogan has done with his filming part. Apart from that, it wasn't known whether he has other scenes with the other cast.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Reveals Wedding Plans

February 27, 2008 09:30:43 GMT

Has been engaged to actor boyfriend Ross McCall since November last year, Jennifer Love Hewitt spilled the beans on her wedding plans. The movie beauty has revealed that their wedding will be a low-key affair, saying that she and Ross will opt for a "small and private" celebration, rather than a big-scale wedding.

Revealed her wedding plans to US Weekly, Hewitt joked at SBE's The Abbey on Sunday, February 24, saying "You know Diana and Charles - it's going to be a little like that!" She, however, quickly added "It is going to be a small and private and romantic and wonderful. We have nothing picked out yet."
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Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Support to Mark Wahlberg?

February 27, 2008 08:44:46 GMT

The three-time Academy Award-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio is said to be playing opposite another Hollywood A-list actor Mark Wahlberg in a remake film of the 2006 documentary film "Cocaine Cowboys". According to PageSix.com, the latter actor has managed to persuade the star of "Blood Diamond" to take a supporting role in the yet untitled film "Untitled Jon Roberts Project".

On playing in the film, a movie insider revealed that the co-star of Claire Danes in "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet" "is excited about the opportunity to play the airplane pilot who travels with Mark's character to obtain kilos of cocaine from Pablo Escobar." Aside from the reports that the character he is portraying would not be a leading role, further details about the 33-year-old actor's character in the film has yet to be known.
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Video Premiere: Mariah Carey's 'Touch My Body'

February 27, 2008 08:21:57 GMT

The full version of Mariah Carey's highly-anticipated music video has been released. "Touch My Body", the first single from the singer's upcoming album "E=MC²" has received its music video premiere today (February 27).

The video begins with a scenario where the nerdy character played by actor Jack McBryer came by Carey's house only to be surprised by what he sees. Carey, only in black bra, hot pants, stockings and a bathrobe opened the door for him and led the way inside her mansion.
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'Indiana Jones 4' to Undergo Scenes Reshoot?

February 27, 2008 08:04:07 GMT

Less than three months from its theatrical release, it was reported that some changes may be done to the upcoming George Lucas' action film "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull". On Tuesday, February 26, Slash Film reported that some of the scenes in the Harrison Ford-starrer film will be reshot.

On the reports, the movie news site noted that it received an e-mail hinting out that the film's director Steven Spielberg is planning to reshoot some of the scenes for the fourth film installment of the Indiana Jones' adventure on Friday, February 29, in Pasadena, California. Further, the site then confirmed the news stating that the Pasadena Film office has let out that the production office used for Indiana Jones 4, Genre Productions, LLC, is indeed going to shoot something on Bradford Street.
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Michael Jackson's Classic to Appear in Fall Out Boy's Live Album

February 27, 2008 07:58:01 GMT

While prepping for their fifth studio album, Fall Out Boy will release live CD/DVD that chronicles their June 22, 2007 concert in Phoenix. Beside the materials that they played in the occasion, there will be a studio version of Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' that they have covered.

Their rendition of the classic song also features "special guest guitarist" that will be announced later. Simply titled "****", the first live album from the band will also feature cover songs like Timbaland's "One and Only", Akon's "Don't Matter" and Panic! At the Disco's "I Write Sins, Not Tragedies".
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Pregnant Jennifer Jason Leigh Out From Sex Comedy Film?

February 27, 2008 07:31:03 GMT

The star of 1992 thriller "Single White Female" Jennifer Jason Leigh is reported to be dropping out from her latest feature film project "Spread". According to PageSix.com, the news about the pulling out of the 46-year-old actress has been let out by studio executives at Film Independent's Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 23.

From the conversation, it was hinted that the Golden Globe-winning actress withdrew from the romantic comedy film because she is expecting. Further, the gossip site reported that the actress, who is married to "Margot at the Wedding" director/scribler Noah Baumbach, has officially pulled out on Thursday, February 21.
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Amy Winehouse Launching Clothes and Make Up Range

February 27, 2008 07:27:15 GMT

Wasted no time commenting on the rumor mill focused on her marriage to husband Blake Fielder-Civil, Amy Winehouse is channeling her diverse inner creativity by launching her own brand of clothes and make-up. Is going full speed ahead on her new venture, the British troubled singer reportedly has a meeting scheduled for later this week to discuss the project with fashion and cosmetics experts.

While little is known about the fashion line, fashion industry experts reportedly believe the range could sell very well, especially in Winehouse's native England. As of the cosmetics range, it is said to include hairspray with the signature piece is set to be the heavy liquid eyeliner the "Rehab" singer has made famous.
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The Third 'Step Up' Film in 3-D

February 27, 2008 07:04:55 GMT

Following the success of "Step Up" sequel to be in the top ten domestic box office, it was reported that the third film will be made in 3-D entitled "Step Up 3-D". According to Variety, the hit dancing franchise will become the latest 3-D live-action film from the Walt Disney Pictures.

Reportedly, the helmer of the sequel "Step Up 2 the Streets" has been in negotiation to once again direct the second sequel. Further, the partners of Offspring Entertainment, Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot, who have been the first two films' producers, are going to develop the 3-D film.
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Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson Rekindle Romance?!

February 27, 2008 06:58:27 GMT

Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson are back on the dating saddle again. The former lovers have fueled rumors of a rekindled romance after they were reported to have been spending lots of time together recently.

Hudson and Wilson were co-stars in the 2006 comedy flick "You, Me and Dupree". They began dating in late 2006 but broke up June last year. Their breakup was widely believed to have triggered Wilson's depression and drug use and subsequent attempt at suicide back in August 2007.
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Veteran Rocker Prince Treated Post-Oscars Party Guests to Private Strip Show

February 27, 2008 06:33:33 GMT

Prince treated guests at his purple-themed Oscars-post-party to a private peep show, it has been reported. The veteran rocker reportedly treated his guests to an erotic show, which they could view through cutouts behind a large curtain.

The Oscars-after-party bash, which is rumored to have cost 200,000 pound sterling, was held at Prince's $10 million mansion in LA. Guests including, Eva Longoria, Tony Parker, P. Diddy, Javier Bardem, and Penelope Cruz, were all asked to wear purple colored outfits for the bash.
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Former WWE Champion The Rock to Play 'Tooth Fairy'

February 27, 2008 06:20:00 GMT

The former WWE champion Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be starring in another comedy movie. According to Variety, the professional wrestler turned action actor has been signed to star as the title character in "Tooth Fairy".

In the 20th Century Fox's film, the 35-year-old actor is set to portray an ordinary man who has been picked up to be the savior of the tooth fairy kingdom. For the project, he will once again team up with "The Game Plan" producers Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray.
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Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley to Announce ACM Awards Nominees

February 27, 2008 06:10:46 GMT

Together with Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood will unleash the names that will be contending for prizes at 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Both country music icons will attend a press conference on March 4 at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

The announcement of the nominees will come a day before the beginning of Country Radio Seminar, an annual conference of radio executives from throughout the nation. ACM and United Stations Radio Networks will sponsor the Paisley-headlined Music City Jam on March 5.
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Lindsay Lohan's Sister New 'High School Musical 3' Cast?

February 27, 2008 05:03:58 GMT

Following the footsteps of her big sister, Lindsay Lohan, in the entertainment industry, Ali Lohan is reportedly trying to join the famous cast of the third installment of the successful Disney Original Movie "High School Musical". According to reports, the 14-year-old sister of the rehab darling has been auditioning for a part in "High School Musical 3: Senior Year".

On little Lohan's role interest, Mark Malkin of E!'s Planet Gossip reported that the aspiring actress has laid her eyes in a role as a "spoiled little princess". Malkin further commented on the possible character saying, "Think of her as a Sharpay (Ashley Tisdale) in training." Meanwhile, about the audition news, the Lohans' spokesperson let out confirmation to the reports stating, "She is auditioning for it."
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Momma Jennifer Lopez Heads Home with Twins, Very Happy and Blissful

February 27, 2008 04:43:48 GMT

Celebrity mother Jennifer Lopez was finally released from the maternity ward and allowed to take her twins home. The actress-singer was released from Long Island's North Shore University Hospital on Monday, February 25, it's been reported.

Lopez gave birth to twins; a boy and a girl, early Friday, February 22 in Long Island, N.Y. The baby girl was born at 12:12 A.M. and weighed 5 lbs. 7 oz., and the boy then followed at 12:23 A.M., weighing 6 lbs.
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Miley Cyrus and Dad Set to Host 2008 CMT Awards

February 27, 2008 04:33:43 GMT

Teen star Miley Cyrus and her singer dad Billy Ray Cyrus are set to be the host of 2008 Country Music Television Music Awards on April 14 at Curb Event Center at Belmont University. They will also make a performance at the event that appreciates the work of country music videos.

"Miley and I are so excited to be hosting the CMT Music Awards," Billy Ray said. "We know it will be a fun-filled night with a lot of great music performances." The pair have pocketed a duet called "Ready, Set, Don't Go" but it is not confirmed by organizers what piece they will be playing at the Nashville event.
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'Indiana Jones 4' to Debut at Cannes?

February 27, 2008 04:27:52 GMT

The much anticipated action film "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" may be making its premiere screening at the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival. According to Fox News, the Steven Spielberg-directed movie for Paramount Pictures is more likely to make its official worldwide premiere at the upcoming French event that runs from May 14 to 25.

The news site revealed that the representatives to the film's helmer are currently in talks with the festival's officials to put the iconic film on the Tuesday, May 20, or Wednesday, May 21 of the festival's second week. It was further said that the film's cast and crew, including Spielberg, Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen and possibly George Lucas will appear on the red carpet at at the Palais.
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Caught in the Act: Rihanna and Boyfriend Chris Brown Frolicking Together in Jamaica

February 27, 2008 03:59:38 GMT

Photo speaks louder than word. The Hollywood rumor mill went into overdrive again after supposed lovers Rihanna and Chris Brown were snapped frolicking together while on vacation in Jamaica. A photo has emerged of them getting up close and personal in a pool in Jamaica.

Both R&B stars, who denied the long persistent romance rumors, have fueled reports they are secretly dating after they were snapped 'canoodling' in a pool in Jamaica. PageSix was the first to report Rihanna and Chris' public outing.
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Maxim Issued Apology to The Black Crowes' Album Review

February 27, 2008 03:49:56 GMT

In a quick response to save their reputation, Maxim magazine has released a statement regarding The Black Crowes' album, "Warpaint" that they reviewed without actually listening it in its entirety. Editorial Director James Kaminsky apologized to the readers, admitting a policy breach.

"It is Maxim's editorial policy to assign star ratings only to those albums that have been heard in their entirety," the editor said in a published statement. "Unfortunately, that policy was not followed in the March 2008 issue of our magazine and we apologize to our readers."
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'Hard Candy', Official Title to Madonna's April Album

February 27, 2008 03:27:56 GMT

Denying "Licorice", Madonna comes up with a new title for her new album that is not far from it. The pop queen who moves to R'n'B in her upcoming album has decided to name the piece "Hard Candy" simply because "she loves candy".

"It's about the juxtaposition of tough and sweetness," her representative Liz Rosenberg told Entertainment Weekly, "or as Madonna so eloquently expressed 'I'm gonna kick your ass, but it's going to make you feel good.'"
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Paris Hilton and Benji Madden Snapped in 'Nice Little Family Photo'

February 27, 2008 03:09:16 GMT

Not yet commenting on their much-talked romance, new celebrity couple Paris Hilton and Benji Madden have become even closer to one another and most of all seem to be inseparable. The supposed lovers, though said nothing about the dating rumors, have stepped out as a couple.

"Yes, they are dating. It's pretty serious," a source told People of the couple who in fact have been spotted holding hands at some occasions. In addition to their being spotted hooking up on February 21, while partying at Villa nightclub in L.A., they were spotted together again, traveled to Missouri this past weekend for one of Benji's DJ gigs.
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Video Premiere: Jay-Z's 'I Know'

February 27, 2008 03:01:56 GMT

Jay-Z has released the music video for the official third single pulled from his "American Gangster" album. The video for "I Know" was premiered on Yahoo! Music yesterday, February 26.

The video was directed by Philip Andelman (Lenny Kravitz's "Lady", Kelly Rowland's "Work") and features "The Brave One" actress Zoe Kravitz. It shows a young woman strolling through NYC and entering a night club. Jay-Z himself meanwhile, makes no appearances in the video.
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Mischa Barton Officially Charged with Four Misdemeanor Counts Related to DUI Arrest

February 27, 2008 02:58:46 GMT

The L.A. District Attorney has on Tuesday, February 26 officially charged Mischa Barton with four misdemeanor criminal counts related to her DUI arrest back in December last year. The four charges that the movie beauty is facing are driving under the influence, driving with a blood alcohol level of .08% or higher, driving without a license and possession of marijuana (under an ounce).

Mischa, best known for her starring role as Marissa Cooper in TV series "The O.C." (2003), was pulled over around 2:45 A.M. on December 27, when she was driving on La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood, California. She was stopped by the authorities after they saw her car straddling two lanes of traffic and failing to signal for a turn.
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Too Involved With Tony Romo, Jessica Simpson to Be Dropped by Label?

February 27, 2008 02:36:03 GMT

Words are rife that Jessica Simpson is putting her energy too much on her love life that her music career comes off second best. Her new Nashville label reportedly is considering to drop her because she puts Tony Romo in front of her music career.

The pop singer has moved to Nashville to record a country album with producer John Rich of Big & Rich. However, sources said that the "Irresistible" singer prefers to go globe-trotting with Romo instead of being in the studio to complete the album that is due later this year.
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Pamela Anderson Seeking to Annul Brief Marriage to Rick Salomon

February 27, 2008 02:12:02 GMT

After an on-again off-again marriage, Pamela Anderson has at last decided that she doesn't want to be married to Rick Salomon anymore. Then again, she doesn't want to divorce him, either. The former "Baywatch" actress is now seeking to annul her brief marriage to the sex tape star, citing fraud as the reason.

Pammy filed divorce papers Friday, February 22 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, asking the judge to annul her marriage to Rick. No details were given in the court papers though.
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Avril Lavigne to Release 'Best Damn Thing' as 4th Single and Shoot Its Video

February 27, 2008 02:11:42 GMT

It has been confirmed that the fourth official single from Avril Lavigne's "The Best Damn Thing" album is the title track. The single is the follow up to "Hot" that was released in October last year. Lavigne also put "Innocence" on the radio this month but it is not confirmed to be a single.

According to a press release, the music video for "The Best Damn Thing" will be shot soon and her older brother Matthew who made a cameo as a bass player in her "Girlfriend" music video will star in this clip also. "I like to put my brother and sister in videos," she said.
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Naomi Campbell Hospitalized in Brazil for Cyst Removal

February 27, 2008 02:04:16 GMT

Naomi Campbell is a model patient. The British supermodel was hospitalized in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday night, February 25 for the removal of a small cyst. She was admitted to Sirio Libanes Hospital and reportedly flew all the way from London to Sao Paulo to have the surgery.

Naomi, who's a frequent visitor to Brazil, celebrated Carnival earlier this month in the northeastern city of Salvador. A representative for the catwalk queen confirmed her hospitalization, saying "Naomi Campbell was admitted to the hospital ... to have a small cyst removed. Following the successful procedure, she is now resting and is looking forward to getting back to work. She would like to thank the doctors who have kindly looked after her."