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March 06, 2008

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Spin-Off of 'The Mummy' to Be Developed?


March 06, 2008 09:31:56 GMT


Though the third installment of "The Mummy" franchise "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" has yet to hit the theaters, the talks about the film's spin-off have hit the web. According to Herald Sun, Rob Cohen, "The Mummy 3" director is considering to make a spin-off series from the character of Alex O'Connell who is played by Australian actor Luke Ford.

On Wednesday, March 5, the director expressed his hopes stating, "We may spin off into a complete father-son direction with Brendan, but by getting an actor who is in his 20s and not a teenager, we can also put the future on his shoulders." Further, in an interview with the publication, the 26-year-old actor also revealed that the spin-off talk has indeed been done. "There was talk at one point they might do a spin off series with Alex O'Connell depending on the success of this film", said the actor. He then added, "...they're picking me up to be in the franchise, not necessarily taking over it. I'd definitely like to be part of that series if they ask me again."
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Zach Braff and Shiri Appleby Split


March 06, 2008 09:25:33 GMT


The love relationship of Zach Braff and Shiri Appleby appears to be short lived. The celebrity couple are reported to have ended their relationship.

The pair's split was first reported by Life & Style. The publication quoted an insider as saying, "Shiri and Zach were a great match. They both come from traditional Jewish backgrounds, but Shiri wanted to start a family and Zach shuddered at the thought of being tied down. He can't imagine getting married before he's 40."
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Video Premiere: Webbie's 'I Miss You' Feat. LeToya Luckett


March 06, 2008 09:19:45 GMT


Baton Rogue rapper Webbie has premiered the music video of his new single "I Miss You" that features LeToya Luckett. The song is taken as the second single from his recent release "Savage Life 2".

The clip is directed by Edwin Decena who had penned Rich Boy's "Let's Get This Paper", Jaheim's "Never" and Plies' "Shawty". It was shot in Brooklyn, New York, featuring Webbie as a rich but very busy star who doesn't get to meet his girlfriend often.
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Oprah Winfrey Brings Back 'Color Purple' as Musical?

March 06, 2008 08:37:38 GMT


The U.S. queen of talk show Oprah Winfrey is going to bring "The Color Purple" back to the big screen. According to MTV Movies Blog, the successful host who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the original film is developing a movie adaptation of the "The Color Purple" musical, "Untitled The Color Purple Project".

The news was broken out by Fantasia Barrino, the star of the film's Broadway version. To MTV, the former "American Idol" winner said, "That's going to happen and I'm going to do it." She then added, "Working with someone like Miss Oprah who's so talented and amazing - It's a blessing." On reprising her role, Barrino commented, "They're going to work with me. They don't have to [but] that's a favor."
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Victoria Adams' Fashion Nightmares TV Show

March 06, 2008 08:31:14 GMT


Victoria Adams is turning her love for fashion into a reality fashion TV series. The mother of three, who's arguably considered by many people as a fashion icon, has reportedly been in talks with U.S. TV network Fox to front her own reality fashion TV series to be titled "Fashion Nightmares."

The show will take on a similar format as British show Gordon Ramsay's "Kitchen Nightmares", in which the Scottish chef revitalizes flagging restaurants, which has been a massive hit among American viewers. In case of "Fashion Nightmares," the series will see the Spice Girl travels around America, finding poorly styled people and giving them a fashion make-over.
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Scarlett Johansson Moving in with Ryan Reynolds?!

March 06, 2008 08:00:51 GMT


Has been dating Ryan Reynolds since May last year, Scarlett Johansson is said to have been moving in with the actor. The movie star reportedly has transferred her belongings to Ryan's Los Angeles home, despite her mother's disapproval.

A source said, "Scarlett feels she is ready to move in with Ryan and thinks he is the perfect man for her." Though so, her mother "thinks she is too young to settle down and is worried she is rushing into things."
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Ali Larter 'Obsessed' With Beyonce Knowles' Husband in Thriller


March 06, 2008 07:46:58 GMT


The "Heroes" beauty Ali Larter has been signed to headline the latest Screen Gems' thriller alongside R 'n' B superstar Beyonce Knowles in "Obsessed". According to Variety, the co-star of Devon Sawa in "Final Destination" has been cast to play a temporary office worker that stalks the manager in her office.

Though has reportedly been signed, the 32-year-old actress is still said to be working out scheduling deal with Screen Gems topper Clint Culpepper. Joining Larter in the movie are Knowles who has been set to play the wife of the manager and "Prom Night" actor Idris Elba who nabbed the manager role. Additionally, the former Destiny's Child lead singer will also take the part of co-producer along with her father Mathew Knowles for the film directed by Steve Shill.
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LiLo Approached to Replace Britney Spears to Host Scandinavian Style Mansion Gala

March 06, 2008 07:33:32 GMT


Hot on the heels of her public statement that she's back on track and ready to focus on work, there comes a new report that Lindsay Lohan is to replace one-time party pal Britney Spears as the host for the Scandinavian Style Mansion gala in Los Angeles next week. Representatives for the star have confirmed that matter.

Britney was supposed to host the Scandinavian Style Mansion bash, slated to be held at a private residence in Beverly Hills. She, however, lost the gig after being dropped following her mental treatment at the UCLA Medical Center back in January 2008.
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Avril Lavigne to Launch New Line of Juniors Fashions for Kohl's


March 06, 2008 06:56:38 GMT


While the ticket sales of her tour were a flop, Avril Lavigne can still count on another yet promising project. The Canadian rock star is teaming up with Kohl's to launch a new line of juniors fashions to be sold only by the department store chain.

Kohl's Corp. announced the partnership Wednesday, March 5. The new cross-category collection, dubbed Abbey Dawn, blends authentic rock with a feminine edge and will include apparel and accessories.
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'Juno' Director Teaming Up With Jim Carrey for Another Comedy Project

March 06, 2008 06:42:11 GMT


The helmer of the acclaimed drama comedy "Juno" Jason Reitman is said to be handling a new comedy project and this time, he will be working together with comic genius Jim Carrey. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 30-year-old filmmaker has come aboard "Pierre Pierre" as the co-producer, while Carrey will topline the Fox Atomic's movie.

In the producer seat, Reitman will be assisted by his Hard C partner Dan Dubiecki as well as Escape Artists' Todd Black and Jason Blumenthal. Further, it was reported that the "Thank You for Smoking" director is also attached to be director of the film that resolves around a self-indulgent French nihilist who is delegated to bring back a stolen Mona Lisa, while he is in the process of cherishing his native country once again.
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Matthew McConaughey Unveils Beachwear Line

March 06, 2008 06:29:01 GMT


The latest celeb to get busy with launching their own line of designer clothing is none other than Matthew McConaughey. The hunk, who arguably is known for his love for the beach, is gearing up to launch his own line of swimwear and other beach accouterments.

McConaughey, who recently strips down for the new Dolce & Gabbana fragrance ad, is adding a surf-inspired line to his j.k. livin T-shirt line. The clothing line, according McConaughey's representative, will include swimsuits, T-shirts, Frisbees and "everything and anything you need for the beach."
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Description of a New 'Dark Knight' Trailer Outed?

March 06, 2008 06:06:37 GMT


As the first trailer of "The Dark Knight" focuses on Joker, it is reported that the new trailer version of the much awaited superhero flick will give out glimpses of Harvey "Two Face" Dent. According to Slash Film, the alleged written description of the new trailer sent to the site from their longtime reader Robby B has let out the possibility.

In his e-mail, Robby wrote down that though many shots shown in the new trailer are pretty much the same to the previous trailer, there are additional scenes inserted. In this new trailer, it can be heard Two Face saying, "It's an honor to finally meet you." Following that, Two is seen sharing the screen with Bruce Wayne in which he told Batman that Rachel has told him "everything about" the superhero.
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Rolling Stone Keith Richards Is the New Face of Louis Vuitton

March 06, 2008 06:03:48 GMT


Oldie but goodie, Keith Richards proves even age won't let him down. The Rolling Stones guitarist has been tapped as the new face of Louis Vuitton, the French maker of luxury handbags and luggage.

The fashion house has chosen Richards for a new series of advertisements that will appear in magazine ads worldwide this month to push the company's luxe line of fancy bags and suitcases, the New York Daily News reports. The first ad, shot by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz, shows Richards cradling his guitar on a hotel bed and reads "Some journeys cannot be put into words. New York. 3am. Blues in C."
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Michelle Rodriguez Back for 'Fast and Furious 4'


March 06, 2008 04:46:49 GMT


The tough teenage girl in "Girlfight" Michelle Rodriguez will be reprising her role of Letty in the fourth installment of the "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, "Untitled Fast and the Furious Sequel". Hollyscoop.com reported that the 29-year-old actress' co-star Paul Walker has outed her return to the film.

Walker told the entertainment site about the return of Rodrigues at the premiere of "Never Back Down" in Los Angeles on March 4 when he was asked whether he will be back for the fourth film. Apart from confirming his and Rodriguez's return, the 34-year-old actor also revealed that Vin Diesel and Jordana Brewster will also reprise their characters. On the occasion, he also confessed that he is persuading Tyrese Gibson to join the cast once more. The video of the interview can be seen below.
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Keanu Reeves and Parker Posey Dating?!


March 06, 2008 04:36:58 GMT


"New Couple Alert: Keanu Reeves and Parker Posey?" reads one of OK! Magazine's headlines. The publication reported that both actors were seen cozying together thus fueled rumors of a romance.

Reeves, arguably famous for playing Neo in the action film trilogy "The Matrix", was spotted sharing a seat with Posey at Los Angeles' Chateau Marmont Hotel back on February 25. No verification nor denial just yet from both stars regarding the dating report.
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Joss Stone, the Latest Incarnation of the Famous 'Flake Girl', the Video

March 06, 2008 04:15:12 GMT


Joss Stone is set to debut as the new "Flake Girl". The soul singer is about to be featured in a new TV advertising campaign that Cadbury is planning to launch for chocolate bar.

The Flake's new TV campaign is created by advertising agency Publicis. It is shot in a documentary style that "captures the 'Flake moment'" of Stone in a recording studio and features the songbird breaking off a recording session to bite into a Flake chocolate bar.
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Video Premiere: Janet Jackson's 'Rock With U'


March 06, 2008 04:14:42 GMT


Island Records have released a new Saam Farahmand-directed video from Janet Jackson for her song "Rock With U". The video which can be found on the label's official site is for the second single lifted from Janet's recently-released album, "Discipline".

According to an intern's post on the Island Records page, Janet will also shoot the music video for her third single "LUV". The intern claimed that the shooting has entered its pre-production phase. "LUV" that was produced by Rodney Jerkins has entered the Billboard Hot R'n'B Songs chart at #34
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Lily Allen Angers Organizers for Isle of Wight Cancelation


March 06, 2008 03:47:30 GMT


Lily Allen is behind the schedule to release her second album and therefore is canceling a scheduled slot at Isle of Wight Festival. Organizers of the music and art event are pretty disappointed towards her decision to pull back but refuse to replace her with another act.

Organizer John Giddings reckons that Allen and her camp may face some troubles that they snub people's chance to see her perform. "I think the poor girl has got a few problems," he said. "I didn't book a record, I booked an artist. I read in the tabloids a load of different reasons (for the cancellation). Unfortunately this country has developed some great new girl singer-songwriters, but they seem to be having a few problems don't they?"
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Pregnant Jessica Alba Craving French Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

March 06, 2008 03:40:19 GMT


American actress and mom-to-be Jessica Alba has developed a taste for French ham and cheese sandwiches and has been gorging on them while on her trip to Paris. The pregnant celebrity has been making European press rounds for her movie "The Eye" and had recently done some antiquing in the City of Light.

Jotted down in her MySpace blog on March 4 that she "can't wait to get home and rest", she furthermore has revealed to have been having food cravings while abroad. She claimed on her blog that she's addicted to French ham and cheese sandwiches.
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James Blunt's Producer Demands Her Unpaid Royalties

March 06, 2008 03:23:15 GMT


Linda Perry, one of the people behind James Blunt's big-selling album "Back to Bedlam" has sued Warner Music Group for not paying royalties for her songwriting credit. Perry, represented by her record company, Custard, filed a lawsuit against WMG and its label imprint, Atlantic Records that distributed the album starting from 2004.

Perry's lawsuit that was filed on Tuesday, February 4 in a Manhattan court, claimed a breach of contract where she is supposed to receive million of dollars in royalties. The suit is now not only seeking the royalties to be paid but also a punitive damage costing $5 million.
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Gisele Bundchen Disputes Reports of Dolce & Gabbana Collaboration

March 06, 2008 03:12:28 GMT


That Gisele Bundchen is teaming up with Dolce & Gabbana to design a range of clothes for the high-end fashion house, it's not true. The arguably highly paid supermodel has dispute rumors on that matter.

In a bid to put the brake on the false D&G collaboration report, the beauty issued a statement through her agency IMG Models. In the statement she said, "I am surprised and flattered by the news that there was a party being planned in honor of a collaboration with Domenico and Stefano. [I am] surprised certainly as no such line is in development."
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Enrique Iglesias Partnering with the Got Milk? Campaign to Offer Free Music


March 06, 2008 02:52:10 GMT


Enrique Iglesias is the latest celeb to team up with the "Got Milk?" campaign. The iconic pop star has partnered with the distinguished campaign in a bid to motivate Hispanic teens to drink 3 glasses of low fat or fat free milk a day in order to stay fit and healthy.

Is widely recognized as a singing sensation who has a very hectic schedule, Enrique surely knows the importance of staying healthy and thus makes use his popularity to spread the significant message. Enrique himself includes milk in his daily diet along with exercise to help him stay strong, healthy and in shape.
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MTV Close Curtain for Gnarls Barkley's Video That May Cause Seizures

March 06, 2008 02:52:05 GMT


It was between two things when Gnarls Barkley's video for "Run" was premiered the end of last month. The first music video out of the duo's new album "The Odd Couple" may have hit the channels and circulated over the sites, but it has been confirmed that it needs some reconstruction in order to be run on MTV.

The clip that was previously denied as having failed Harding Test, will be kept out of rotation on the music channel because it has a strobe effects that can set off seizures on the minute two and above. The duo hope that they will rework on the particular frame and have it released normally on MTV.
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Video Premiere: Snoop Dogg's 'Neva Have 2 Worry' Feat. Uncle Chucc


March 06, 2008 02:26:50 GMT


Snoop Dogg moves on rather fast with his latest record, "Ego Trippin'", that he has pulled the second single out of it plus premiered its music video. The selected one to follow up "Sensual Seduction" aka "Sexual Eruption" in its explicit version is, "Neva Have 2 Worry" feat. Uncle Chucc.

The video was directed by Rik Cordero who is famous for penning videos for Jay-Z, Remy Ma and other Hip-Hop artists. The clip is particularly a long one because it runs well over seven and a half minutes.
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Patrick Swayze Battling Pancreatic Cancer

March 06, 2008 02:07:57 GMT


It is sad to report that Patrick Swayze, who starred in "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Report on that matter has been confirmed by the actor's representative who furthermore claimed that the actor's upcoming cable pilot "The Beast" will still in contention to become a series with Swayze himself hopes to continue to be part of the show despite the bad news.

Report on Swayze battling pancreatic cancer was first brought to public attention by the National Enquirer. It is claimed that Swayze has been undergoing treatment at the Stanford University Medical Center. The news outlet, moreover, reported the cancer has spread and the actor has been told to prepare for the worst. His condition was so severe and worse he only had five weeks to live.
 
 
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