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February 28, 2008

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The Trailer of Will Ferrell's 'Step Brothers' Hits!

February 28, 2008 09:51:20 GMT

The Columbia Pictures have given out treats to Will Ferrell's fans as the studio released the trailer of the funny man's upcoming comedy "Step Brothers". The trailer that runs 2:35 minutes gives out glimpses of the claimed to be hilarious comedy about competitive stepbrothers.

The video footage started with the introduction of the two newly stepbrothers as they meet each other. The trailer then continues to show the rivalry between the two spoiled thirty-something men and how they tried very badly to get rid of each other.
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Official Trailer of Anne Hathaway's 'Get Smart' Outed!

February 28, 2008 09:34:07 GMT

The official trailer of "Get Smart", the upcoming comedy film based on the '60s television show and starring Anne Hathaway and Steve Carell, has been released online by Warner Bros. Pictures. The almost two and a half minutes video footage has been screened at WonderCon in San Francisco before being posted in the web.

Started in a more serious tone than the teaser, the trailer slowly builds up its comical tone as the video goes on. Most of the scenes presented in the clips compilations are not showcaseed in either the teaser or the international trailer, such as the clips in which a man getting hit by a bus and The Rock misusing a stapler by stapling a paper to a man's face.
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'Juno' Sequel Script On-Sale On eBay

February 28, 2008 09:03:51 GMT

Though "Juno" director Jason Reitman has ditched the sequel idea, the script of the drama comedy movie's sequel has allegedly been written as it was put on sale on eBay. Slash Film which reported the news first stated that though offered for the bargain price of $100,001.00, the script wasn't being written by the Academy Award-winning scribbler Diablo Cody.

On the auction site, eBay user by the name of 'screenwriter_in_paradise' claimed to be the writer of the script noting, "I have written the sequel." In promoting the sequel script, 'screenwriter_in_paradise' wrote, "Juno grossed over $130 million domestically...If Mr. Mudd, Mandate or FoxSearchlight don't buy than it is available to any legitimate production company that wants to jump on the bandwagon. Your lawyers will tell you the names will have to be changed, so we will call this 111 page script Juno-like or Junoesque. A 4-page sample is available via e-mail. The screenplay is copyrighted and registered with the WGA."
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Hayden Panettiere Makes Sure Her Album Is Colorful

February 28, 2008 08:58:22 GMT

Hayden Panettiere has made use of the spare time she had while the writer's strike was going on earlier this year by working on her album. The starlet who claimed worldwide fame through her indestructible cheerleader role in TV series "Heroes" finished shooting the show in December 2007 due to the WGA strike.

When asked what she had done while not filming, Panettiere said "Working on my album...The thing about the album that I wanted the most was making sure that every song didn't sound the same." According to her MySpace page, the debut studio album from the actress will be released later this year in Spring.
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Kate Beckinsale Said No to 'Underworld 3'

February 28, 2008 08:30:38 GMT

The English actress Kate Beckinsale won't be reprising her role in the third installment of the action fantasy film franchise "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans". According to IESB, the co-star of Hugh Jackman in "Van Helsing" has revealed that she won't be returning to the film's series.

At the junket for her upcoming drama film "Snow Angels" to open in theaters on March 7, the 34-year-old actress revealed that she won't be making any cameo appearance in the Screen Gems' vampire-genre film. IESB noted that the actress confessed that she might reprise her role one day like what Bruce Willis do with "Live Free or Die Hard".
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David Bowie Chips in TV Series 'Heroes' Soundtrack

February 28, 2008 08:29:35 GMT

David Bowie is taking part in the soundtrack to TV series "Heroes". The rock singer who has not released an original material since 2003 is contributing his 1977 single of the same title to the CD which will be available physically via Best Buy on March 18 and digitally via Zune.

Meanwhile, Bob Dylan is also among the contributors, lending "Man in the Long Black Coat" that appeared on his 1989 album, "Oh Mercy". The singer who is notoriously strict in licensing his singles decided to give the permission to the song because the show's producer Allan Arkush and creator Tim Kring has worked with Dylan in another TV series "Crossing Jordan".
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Lil Jon Released a Collection of Wine, Little Jonathan Winery

February 28, 2008 08:27:08 GMT

Is a rapper, hype man, and producer, Lil Jon can now add wine maker into his ever-growing career resume. Sources tell Hollyscoop.com exclusively that the star, best known as one of The Eastside Boyz, has just released a collection of wine.

The wine, called Little Jonathan Winery, reportedly includes a merlot, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. The wine is already being distributed in California and will hit shelves within the next two months.
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Ashton Kutcher's 'Personal' Drama Got Its Promo Trailer

February 28, 2008 08:12:33 GMT

The new romantic drama starring Ashton Kutcher "Personal Effects" has got its promotional trailer released. The video footage ran for about two and a half minutes and pretty much gives out the idea what the movie is about.

The trailer let out the first look into the drama film about the two leading characters who lost their special ones. In the trailer, it can be seen how Kutcher's character connected to Michelle Pfeiffer's while coping with their pains and how their relationship moves to something more than friends.
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Kelly Rowland to Be Posing for Men's Magazine Playboy

February 28, 2008 08:10:23 GMT

Rumor has it that Kelly Rowland agrees to pose for the popular men's magazine Playboy. Report on that matter has not yet been confirmed, though it might be a way for the R&B singer and songwriter to jump start her career in the industry.

While there has yet official statement from Kelly nor her people, talk is heating up that the former Destiny's Child member will earn an estimated $500,000 to $1M for the shoot. MediaTakeOut was the first to report that matter.
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Rapper Snoop Dogg Gave Jennifer Lopez Parenting Advice

February 28, 2008 07:51:16 GMT

In addition to the well wishes her friends gave her, Jennifer Lopez also accepts some baby advice from Snoop Dogg. The rapper has given the new celerity mother some parenting advice.

"One baby at a time," Snoop told Lopez. "She's going to have a good time with it. Babies are beautiful, especially having two at one time. I wish her luck, and how her babies remain to be safe and healthy and she enjoys her time with them."
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Horror Remake 'My Bloody Valentine' Goes 3-D, Date Pushed Forward

February 28, 2008 07:02:58 GMT

The remake of George Mihalka's 1981 horror film "My Bloody Valentine" is reportedly going to join the list of movies to be made in 3-D. According to ShockTillYouDrop, the Lionsgate Films' movie is now set to be shot in a 3-D format.

Aside from the 3-D news, it was also reported that the film's release date has been pushed forward from its original February 13, 2009 to January 23, 2009. "Valentine" will be helmed by "White Noise 2: The Light" director Patrick Lussier. Penned by Todd Farmer and Zane Smith, the film tells the story of a legend that turns out to be real when a group of people celebrating Valentine's Day got murdered.
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Is Jessica Simpson Really Heading to Kuwait?

February 28, 2008 06:39:43 GMT

Giving something back to the community, Jessica Simpson is set to perform in front of U.S. troops in Kuwait. According to a press release, she will join rock bands Disturbed and Filter, comedian Carlos Mencia, and DJ Z-Trip during the event.

"It's truly an honor to perform for the troops," Simpson said in a statement. "Through Operation MySpace, I get to serve my country by doing what I love to do in front of thousands of brave men in uniform. It's every girl's dream!"
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Zac Efron Put On Dancing Shoes in 'Seventeen Again'

February 28, 2008 06:24:25 GMT

Known for his dancing moves and singing skills in "High School Musical" series, the "Hairspray" actor Zac Efron is showing off his dancing skills once again in his latest comedy film "17 Again". According to MTV Movie Blog, the 20-year-old heartthrob will be seen dancing with cheerleaders in one of the Burr Steers-directed film's scenes.

"Seventeen" producer Adam Shankman revealed the spoiler to the music network site stating, "We have some very funny scenes between him and Leslie Mann from 'Knocked Up,' which are off-the-charts funny. But there's also this big thing with Zac dancing with a lot of cheerleaders that is very, very fun and funny." On the claimed to be hilarious scene, the producer further said, "Let's put it this way. I'm a dance historian, so you know the steps are going to be right on."
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Solange Knowles Auditioning Musicians for Her Band

February 28, 2008 06:15:40 GMT

Solange Knowles is looking for talented musicians to join her in a band that will back her up during live shows. The younger sister of Beyonce Knowles will hold an audition on March 6 at Los Angeles' SIR Studio.

Solange is reviving her '60s inspired band, The Hadley Street Dreams, by searching for 2 female background singers, 1 drummer, 1 guitar player, 2 keyboardists, and 1 bass player who is able to play upright as well. The selected musicians will be involved in many events leading and following the release of Solange's new album, "Soul Angel and the Hadley Street Dreams" which is due August this year.
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Kate Moss Adopted Gwyneth Paltrow's Diet in a Bid to Conceive

February 28, 2008 05:54:39 GMT

Is said to be desperate to have a baby with her boyfriend, The Kills guitarist Jamie Hince, Kate Moss reportedly has switched her diet to the one used by Gwyneth Paltrow to aid her fertility. Besides, she's also said to be giving up alcohol and coffee.

On Moss' adoption of Gwyneth's fertility diet, news media reported that the supermodel is following a super-healthy eating regime to improve her chances at getting pregnant. She has had one daughter, Lila Grace Moss-Hack, from a previous relationship with magazine editor Jefferson Hack.
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Justice League Pushed for 2009 Release, Cast Announced?

February 28, 2008 05:11:44 GMT

Reported to be slated for 2010 release earlier, it was now said that the superheroes flick "Justice League of America" will be put for an earlier release in 2009. Variety stated that as the writers' strike is over, Warner Bros. Pictures are pushing the movie forward to 2009 and some of the cast have been outed as well.

On the casting news, it was reported that the Seth Cohen of "The O.C." series Adam Brody, actor Armie Hammer Jr. and Australian supermodel turned actress Megan Gale has been signed to join rapper Common who has earlier said to be cast as the Green Lantern. Brody landed the part of The Flash, Hammer got Batman and Gale has been set to portray Wonder Woman.
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Video Premiere: KT Tunstall's 'If Only'

February 28, 2008 05:07:32 GMT

The music video of "If Only" which is KT Tunstall's third single off "Drastic Fantastic" has been premiered. Apt to its title, in the clip Tunstall played a ski-jumper who fails to break a record and make her jump.

The snow-themed video reportedly was shot in Norway's Olympic Ski Jumping Hill in Lillehammer. Tunstall attempted to make a high jump and was in the middle of a good one when something went wrong, causing her to take a free painful fall. In the end of the video, she was seen bloody but smiling to the camera.
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Mel C Moving on With Solo Album Post Spice Girls Reunion

February 28, 2008 04:36:14 GMT

The Spice Girls reunion tour has wound down on February 26 in Toronto and each member is prepared to go on with their lives. Single Melanie C in particular, is prepping for her solo album which will be called "This Time".

"I think most of the songs on this album are more about relationships and personal feelings and fears and experiences," Mel C said. Some songs that will be included in the new album are "Your Mistake" that speaks about a child of divorce and "The Moment You Believe" that emphasizes on the power of love. The first single, according to NME will be "Carolyna".
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Rihanna Took Chris Brown to Meet Her Family

February 28, 2008 04:25:09 GMT

Hot on the heels of their being photographed together while frolicking in a pool in Jamaica, new report surfaces by the hour that Rihanna has taken boyfriend Chris Brown to meet her parents. She took him to meet her relatives for the first time while they were in Barbados to celebrate the "Rihanna Day" Thursday, February 21.

Rihanna took Chris to meet her family, including her two younger brothers, who reportedly are very protective of her. And so, one of Rihanna's brothers did give Chris a hard time by telling him that "PDA was tacky and said he may be a little too short for his sister!"
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Motley Crue to Start World Tour With Tommy Lee On Board

February 28, 2008 04:12:34 GMT

Despite on and off status as well as frequent line-up changes, drummer Tommy Lee confirms that his band Motley Crue will embark on a tour to support their first album in eight years, "The Dirt". All the original members will be on board including Lee who was rumored to quit last year.

Writing on his website, Lee said, "Nope! I never quit! Silly rumours! We're all together! We're goin' on a world tour starting July 4th!". The confirmation was further enhanced by bassist Nikki Sixx who wrote "10 songs done for the new CRUE album so far, I'm very proud of the songs. I think we're onto some of the better songs we've had in years... .The chemistry in the studio as we're writing (The Dirt) is unbelievable."
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Gwyneth Paltrow Narrated Short Film for UNICEF

February 28, 2008 03:48:24 GMT

Is an actress with two children, Gwyneth Paltrow has her own way to show her concern about children who are born with the HIV virus. In a bid to save newborn babies from a life with AIDS, she lent hands, narrating a short film for United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) which is meant to help raising money to prevent children being born with the HIV virus.

The Oscar winner offered her voice to the new public service announcement (PSA), which was launched online Wednesday, February 27. Thanks to socialite pal Jemima Khan, best known as the ex-girlfriend of actor Hugh Grant, who convinced her to take part in the PSA.
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Jenny McCarthy Rules Out Marrying Boyfriend Jim Carrey

February 28, 2008 03:20:47 GMT

Has been dating actor-comedian Jim Carrey since the year 2005, Jenny McCarthy in fact has no plans of getting hitched to him. The actress has told In Touch Weekly she ruled out ever marrying Jim.

"We're living together, we don't want any more children and we're very happy - all that's going to be is a piece of paper, really," In Touch quoted Jenny as saying. "What is it a guarantee of? I'll be yours forever? I'll be faithful? Bull!"
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TomKat to Throw 200,000 Dollars Party for J.Lo's Twins

February 28, 2008 03:00:28 GMT

Celebrity couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are showing their generous side. The pair reportedly are planning to throw a party for Scientology pal Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony to celebrate the birth of their twins.

TomKat who are good friends with Lopez and Marc reportedly have arranged a "Welcome to the World" bash for the couple's newborn boy and girl. The party, according to reports, is worth $200,000.
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Nas Lashed Out at Maxim's Review on His Not-Yet-Done Album

February 28, 2008 02:53:41 GMT

Not only The Black Crowes who are taking an action against a review from Maxim, a Hip-Hop icon whose upcoming album got a premature review also speaks out. Rapper Nas has lashed out at the two-and-a-half out of five stars rating that the men's magazine had given to his upcoming album "Nigger".

There was a rift between the publishing and the Crowes regarding the band's album called "Warpaint" that was given also two-and-a-half stars while in fact the album's full version was not even available. Similarly, Nas claimed that his album is not yet done and he reportedly is still working on it but the review made it sound so so.
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Jennifer Lopez Named Her Twins Maximiano and Emelina?!

February 28, 2008 02:33:38 GMT

No words just yet from Jennifer Lopez nor her people concerning the names of the star's newborn twins. Yet, rumor has it that the actress-singer was overheard calling the new additions Maximiano and Emelina.

Lopez gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, early Friday, February 22 in Long Island, N.Y. While the girl was born at 12:12 A.M. and weighed 5 lbs. 7 oz., the boy then followed at 12:23 A.M., weighing 6 lbs. The babies are the first children for Lopez, 38, and the fourth for husband Marc Anthony, 39. He also has two sons and one daughter from two previous relationships.
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Video Premiere: Leona Lewis' 'Footprints in the Sand'

February 28, 2008 02:26:35 GMT

After the acclaimed "Bleeding Love", Leona Lewis pulls out "Footprints in the Sand" as the next single off her debut album, "Spirit" and premieres its music video on her official site. The X Factor winner will in March release it as a single together with "Better in Time" in the A-side.

Reports said that the video was directed by acclaimed director Sophie Muller and shot at London's Hampton Court Palace. The clip includes scenes where Lewis visited Africa as part of the relief campaign as well as shots that were taken in Los Angeles.
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The Olsen Twins to Publish Coffee Table Book, 'Influence'

February 28, 2008 02:11:20 GMT

The Olsen twins can now add author to their growing list of professions. Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are about to pen a new book together and will have it published through Penguin Young Readers Group.

The siblings who already have their own range of clothes, fragrances, magazines, movies and posters are publishing a coffee table book, titled "Influence". The set reportedly will detail their favorite style icons and the people who have influenced them over the past decade.
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Nicole Richie Debuts Baby Daughter on People, the Exclusive Pic

February 28, 2008 01:43:29 GMT

Nicole Richie has become the next celebrity mother after Christina Aguilera to have introduced the world to her baby. The celebrity socialite debuted her daughter, Harlow Winter Kate Madden, on the cover of People Magazine.

An interview with Nicole and her boyfriend and baby's father Joel Madden will also be included. The parents are expected to tell about Harlow, being parents and how having a child has changed their lives.