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March 05, 2008

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Restricted Trailer 'Foot Fist Way' Out!

March 05, 2008 09:51:52 GMT


The restricted trailer of "The Foot Fist Way" is now available online. The video footage promoting the Paramount Vantage's comedy film lasts nearly two and a half minutes.

The trailer began with the film's lead character Fred Simmons promoting the Tae Kwon Do sport to a young girl. Then, the narrator takes over and the trailer points out that Will Ferrell and Adam McKay both love the movie and apparently the entire Judd Apatow crew is obsessed with it.
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No Umbrellas Allowed in Rihanna's U.K. Concerts

March 05, 2008 09:32:46 GMT


Due to the popularity of her "Umbrella" dance, Rihanna and her management have banned her fans from bringing umbrellas to her concerts in U.K. The singer who is rumored to be dating Chris Brown, put the reason for the audience's safety in case somebody's trying to imitate her movement.

Rihanna is afraid that people will follow her dance that includes swirling the umbrella when she sings the hit song on the stage. The ban was unveiled on Monday, March 3 when she made an appearance in Aberdeen, Scotland following several incidents prior to that. Some concertgoers reportedly were left injured in a number of umbrella-related incidents during her recent European tour.
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The Diet That Helps Rihanna Stays Trim


March 05, 2008 09:20:14 GMT


Has openly claimed her bum as her best asset, Rihanna credits a perfect daily diet for her famous legs and backside. The "Umbrella" singer admits that she's very careful with what she eats, thanks to that she as a result could stay trim and sexy.

Revealing on her daily diet, the Barbadian songbird said "I have egg whites and pineapple for breakfast with hot water and lemon." As of lunch, "I have fish and potatoes. I hate vegetables, but I make myself eat them. For dinner I have fish again."
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'Dragon Ball Z' Pushed to 2009


March 05, 2008 09:07:28 GMT


Disappointing news came from "Dragonball Evolution" as a major change has been done to the big screen adaptation of Japanese anime series. According to ComingSoon, the 20th Century Fox's action fantasy film won't be released on August 15, 2008, instead it will bow in theaters eight months later to be exact on April 3, 2009.

Though the official statement regarding the pushing back of the release date has yet to be revealed, several movie news site speculated that the moving has been done to avoid competitions. On the original schedule, "Dragon Ball" will be up against Clive Owen and Naomi Watts-starrer thriller "The International", Warner Bros. Pictures' animation "Star Wars: The Clone Wars", Ben Stiller's comedy "Tropic Thunder" and Emma Roberts-starring comedy "Wild Child", whereas in its new date, the film is yet to have competitors.
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Whoopi Goldberg Bringing Out Her New Line of Bedding


March 05, 2008 08:59:37 GMT


Whoopi Goldberg is adding designer to her impressive career resume. Being inspired by a secret tattoo, the actress-comedian then channeling her diverse inner creativity and sums it up in a range of bedding.

Whoopi's range of bedding is called "G Beds - Bedding by Whoopi Goldberg". The collection, inspired by a giant dragon tattoo on her left shoulder, is said to contain "exquisite linens, duvet covers and pillows" and they all bear the same dragon mark.
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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to Adopt a Child from China


March 05, 2008 08:40:40 GMT


Another adoption is on the way and this time it's Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith who are having the option in their mind. The celebrity couple, according to MediaTakeOut, are considering to adopt a child from China.

Per MediaTakeOut, as being told by a Los Angeles based adoption broker, Will and Jada are "exploring" the idea of adopting a child from China. "Will and Jada are among a number of Hollywood couples looking into adopt in China," the broker was quoted as saying.
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Meagan Good Befriending David S. Goyer's 'Unborn'


March 05, 2008 08:29:50 GMT


The "Stomp the Yard" beauty Meagan Good has been set to star in Rogue Pictures' latest supernatural thriller "The Unborn". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 26-year-old has landed the part of being the best friend of the leading character to be portrayed by Odette Yustman.

Joining the co-star of Mike Myers and Jessica Alba in "The Love Guru" in the cast reports were Carla Gugino, Jane Alexander, Idris Elba and Rhys Coiro. Gugino and Alexander have been chosen to play Yustman's mother and a Holocaust survivor whose brother's spirit haunting Yustman respectively. Elba is set to depict a priest aiding a rabbi in performing exorcisms, whereas Coiro will be Yustman's college professor.
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Video Premiere: Juanes' 'Gotas de Agua Dulce'


March 05, 2008 08:22:37 GMT


Colombian singer Juanes has premiered a music video for his latest single, "Gotas de Agua Dulce" on Yahoo! Music. The song which is translated "Drops of Sweet Water" in English, is the title to the second single from his 2007 album "La Vida...Es un Ratico".

The track has entered U.S. Billboard Latin Tracks at #19 and quickly moved up to #1 in February. It is the follow up to his single "Me Enamora" that also peaked at #1 on the same chart.
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2004 Miss Israel to Join Latest 'Fast and Furious' Film?

March 05, 2008 08:03:46 GMT


Rumor has it that the 2004 Miss Universe contestant Gal Gadot is joining the cast of "The Fast and the Furious" sequel "Untitled Fast and the Furious Sequel". According to MovieHole, the 22-year-old model has been in talks with the film's star and producer Vin Diesel to become the new cast member in the action film.

If she is indeed joining the cast, she will show off her acting skill alongside Diesel, Paul Walker, John Ortiz and possibly Jordana Brewster. Additionally, the Universal Pictures' movie directed by Justin Lin will be her debut in the big screen. MovieHole further noted that the face and body of Israel's Castro clothing line has earlier been considered to be one of the Bond girl in "Quantum of Solace".
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Bjork's Implicit Political Message Caused Controversy in China

March 05, 2008 08:02:46 GMT


Often outspoken singer Bjork caused a controversy when she performed in China and chanted "Tibet! Tibet!" during her final set "Declare Independence". The Icelandic singer appeared at Shanghai International Gymnastic Center on March 2 as a mean to promote her latest album "Volta" but caused political controversy instead.

Her chanting of "Tibet" is taken as a favor for independence for the region. China has ruled Tibet since 1951, and talk of independence is taboo. While the occupation of Tibet remains controversial, most Chinese see the region as an integral part of China.
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'Speed Racer' to Also Be Released on IMAX

March 05, 2008 07:21:32 GMT


The Wachowski brothers' upcoming action adventure film "Speed Racer" will also be released using the IMAX format on the same day it is released on the conventional theaters on May 9. Reports claimed that IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures have made the announcement on Tuesday, March 4.

On the picking up of the film based on Tatsuo Yoshida's Japanese series to the giant screen, the president of Domestic Distribution at Warner Bros. Pictures Dan Fellman commented, "'Speed Racer' combines riveting action with stunning special effects, making it an ideal choice for IMAX's format." His opinion was supported by Veronika Kwan-Rubinek, the president of Warner Bros. Pictures' International Distribution, who said, "'Speed Racer' has all the elements for a powerful IMAX experience, with its broad appeal and spectacular effects."
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'Transformers 2' to Be Filmed in Philly?

March 05, 2008 06:42:40 GMT


The sequel of the blockbuster action adventure "Transformers", "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", is said to be heading to Philadelphia for the production. According to an article in MainLineToday.com, the Michael Bay-directed picture is more likely to be shot at 'the City of Brotherly Love' due to the city's "film-friendly" environment.

Talking about the benefit the city offered to many filmmakers, the executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office Sharon Pinkenson exposed, "Right now, we're looking at applications for six to eight films to begin in June, and more to follow. The not-so-top-secret list includes Remorse, Three Sistas, Shyamalan's Avatar series, a film based on Marley & Me and possibly Transformers." On the possibility of Philly becoming one of the film's shooting locations, Administrator Nelson noted in Michael Bay's official website that Bay is scouting for locations in Washington DC and Philadelphia.
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Four TV Spots of 'Doomsday' Comes Out!

March 05, 2008 06:09:10 GMT


Four television spots of Neil Marshall's latest thriller "Doomsday" has hit the web. The promotional clips featuring mostly the film's star Rhona Mitra last less than a minute each. The first three runs for about 16 seconds, while the last runs for 31 seconds.

The four spots mostly contain similar clipping of scenes from the Rogue Pictures' film. They give out glimpses of the fighting scenes and the blowing up cars. All and all, the television promos let out the idea what the film is all about.
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Beyonce Knowles to Perform at Suri's Birthday Party?

March 05, 2008 06:05:01 GMT


There have been rumors abuzz that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are holding a huge birthday party for their daughter Suri who turns two on April 18. New report brought up by MediaTakeOut.com said that Beyonce Knowles will be made a performer at the party.

One of the agenda in the star-studded party is to have DJ Mark Ronson as the entertainer. Ronson for one thing, was the DJ at their wedding back in November 2006 A source spilled, "Suri is going through a phase at the moment where she loves to dance so they thought it would be ideal for Mark to DJ - Suri can bop away and the adults can enjoy it too."
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Lily Allen's BMW Smashed by Shutterbug, the Pics

March 05, 2008 05:07:27 GMT


The window of her new BMW was smashed and Lily Allen put the blame on the paparazzi. The British songbird was on her way out of the Groucho Club in London, England on Monday night, March 3 after partying there when the paparazzi came on her way, surrounded her in an attempt to get her pics.

It was during the out-of-control scenario that a shutterbug accidentally broke the window of her car. Allen thus was forced to head home in a cab.
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Linkin Park Take Jay-Z to Projekt Revolution Tour


March 05, 2008 04:53:14 GMT


Two big acts from two different genres will take over U.K. this June in a Projekt Revolution tour date. A one-off show has been scheduled to have Linkin Park and Jay-Z headlining a show at Milton Keynes Bowl on June 29. Both acts are expected to make a collaboration for they had previously worked together on album "Collision Course".

Projekt Revolution which is created by the rock band is brought for the first time to the U.K. venue. It usually features Linkin Park touring along with other headlining acts, but the full U.K. line-ups are still expected to be announced. Tickets for the show will go on sale on Friday, March 7 at 9 A.M., pricing at 45 pounds.
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Miley Cyrus' Double Tour Molded to CD/DVD Set

March 05, 2008 04:27:22 GMT


Miley Cyrus will have her high-grossing double duty tour, "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Concert" chronicled into CD/DVD set. The tour that invaded North America in Fall 2007 and grossed over $54 million sees Cyrus performing 14 tracks either as herself or her Disney character, Hannah Montana.

Seven tracks from the CD/DVD package are those performed by Cyrus as herself while the rest features her Hannah Montana disguise. A track called "We Got the Party" that she did with her supporting act Jonas Brothers will also be included in the set.
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Mario Lopez Dances His Way to Broadway's 'A Chorus Line'

March 05, 2008 04:13:23 GMT


Mario Lopez, a celebrity contestant for the third season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," is now dancing his way to Broadway. The Mexican-American actor will join the Broadway cast of "A Chorus Line", producer John Breglio announced Tuesday, March 4.

Mario is set to play the role of Zach, the demanding director who is casting the chorus roles for a new Broadway musical. He will join the show at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre beginning from April 15 to September 7.
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Christina Aguilera's Next Album Will Be All Pop


March 05, 2008 03:51:11 GMT


In a recent SOHH interview, DJ Premier revealed that Christina Aguilera's new album is in the works. The producer who has worked with numerous Hip-Hop icons like Snoop Dogg, Nas and the late Notorious B.I.G., said that the next venture from the "Ain't No Other Man" hitmaker is all pop.

"I'm definitely working with her on the next album," Premier revealed. "She's doing an all pop album again, but she wants me to keep the tone like what we did before. She's ready to start next month...She's so cool, she's like my little sister now."
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Lloyd and Lil Wayne Team Up for an Album


March 05, 2008 03:18:07 GMT


Started off as a coincidence in the studio, Lloyd came out with an idea that Lil Wayne and him should do an album together. Although no dates have been announced, in an interview with Rhapsody, the R'n'B singer revealed that they will release a joint album called "Best of Young Worlds".

"So I come out the booth," Lloyd explained on the encounter. "Weezy go in and do about 38 bars. The beat cuts off and he's still rapping. He's just killing it and I'm saying to myself, 'Oh this dude is incredible. I gotta work with this dude for real.' And from there, we started our relationship. We've even talked about doing an album together and calling it Best of Young Worlds."
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U.S. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis Advertising Activia Yoghurt

March 05, 2008 03:11:35 GMT


The Dannon Company has launched an advertising campaign for Activia featuring actress Jamie Lee Curtis in a bid to draw attention to the importance of digestive health. The U.S. actress, best known for her role as Laurie Strode in "Halloween" (1978), has teamed up with the food giant to appear in a series of adverts promoting the company's Activia yoghurt products.

The probiotic yoghurt-like drink, as claimed by Dannon, aids digestive problems and Curtis herself insists she is happy to be "the ice breaker" for open discussions on digestive health. And concerning her role as the new face of Activia, Curtis will star in a series of U.S. commercials that will feature "frank and open conversations" about bowel regularity, drawing attention to the importance of maintaining a healthy digestive system.
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Akon Ready to Release Third and Fourth Album

March 05, 2008 03:00:38 GMT


Just when people start wondering where is the follow up to his Grammy-nominated album "Konvicted" (2006), Akon came with the announcement of the new album. He is in fact "practically done" with the album which will be his third effort.

"We're trying to get it out by the first week of May," Akon told MTV News in Los Angeles. "The album is practically done now. It's called Acquitted." The singer who was featured in the remix of Michael Jackson's "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", said that he hopes to release a single featuring the King of Pop as the lead. "It's a worldwide record," Akon continued. "The record is so huge. It's too big. (Michael's) the only person I could have collaborated with. The other (songs) on the album are huge though."
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Troubles Came Upon 'Harry Potter 7' Filming


March 05, 2008 02:55:48 GMT


As Harry Potter's fans are anxiously waiting for the release of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", the people behind the feature film series were abashed by problems occurring during the filming of the last installment of the Potter's franchise. According to reports, the shooting of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" has to be temporarily halted because of two male streakers.

In a press release, it was said that the filming has to be stopped following the spotting of two men running naked through the woodland setting in Farnham, Surrey, England. Because of the interruption, the cast filming on the set, including Daniel Radcliffe and Helena Bonham Carter, were sent off back to their caravans while the security chased the streakers away. However, at the time when the shooting resumed, the two intruders came back and made monkey sounds.
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Paris Hilton to Guest Star on Hit TV Show 'My Name Is Earl'

March 05, 2008 02:42:37 GMT


Paris Hilton will make a pit stop on the small screen. The celebrity socialite is set to guest star on the hit TV show "My Name Is Earl", starring as herself.

Paris, whose latest big screen project "The Hottie and the Nottie" was a box office flop, will star in the hour long episode titled "I Won't Die with a Little Help From My Friends." In the episode, Earl, who is played by Jason Lee, is unconscious and Paris is one of the people who appears in his fevered mind.
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Nominees of 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards

March 05, 2008 02:35:41 GMT


Kenny Chesney rules way above his peers in dominating the Academy of Country Music Awards nominations. The country crooner who released his eleventh studio album "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates" last year, receives as many as 11 nods while others go below seven nods.

Among the categories Chesney is nominated in are Top Male Vocalist and kudos for his album, single, video and song. Chesney, who is a reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year is again running for the same category this year and should he win the title again, he will be in tie with Garth Brooks as the prime academy winner in the category.
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Bond Star Daniel Craig to Marry Longtime Girlfriend Satsuki Mitchell

March 05, 2008 02:18:57 GMT


James Bond star Daniel Craig is set to marry his longtime girlfriend Satsuki Mitchell, it has been revealed. The movie hunk is said to have been planning to marry film producer Satsuki soon after he finishes filming the latest Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace."

The wedding report has not yet been confirmed by both parties but it is revealed that Satsuki visits the sexy actor on the film set in Panama every day. "Daniel and Satsuki are so loved-up," so said a source.
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David Beckham's Visit to Shanghai Hospital Sparks Chaos

March 05, 2008 01:56:30 GMT


David Beckham paid a visit to young leukemia patients at Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai on Tuesday, March 4. Hundreds of bystanders including staff, fans and the media hit the locale, desperate to catch a glimpse of the star thereby police had to be called in for crowd control.

The soccer stud was making an appearance at Xinhua Hospital to visit children with leukemia. Police were reportedly forced to close off several of the hospital's entrances and no one was allowed to enter or leave the wing for several hours.
 
 
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