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March 29, 2008

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Clay Aiken Reveals 'On My Way Here' Tracklisting!

March 29, 2008 07:40:40 GMT


Clay Aiken has unleashed a new promotional picture, which is said be the advanced version of the cover art, for his upcoming and fourth full-length album "On My Way Here". The American Idol runner-up also reveals the track listing that includes a title track and previously revealed track "Ashes".

As reported earlier, Aiken's album will be released on May 6 via 19Recordings/RCA, featuring a production from Kipper (Sting, Chris Botti). His camp now reveals that Jaymes Foster will once again be back executive producing the album and that one of the tracks in the album will be a Ryan Tedder-written. The OneRepublic frontman wrote the song "On My Way Here" that Aiken "fell in love" with instantly. The lyrics tell how lessons are learned as we grow up and those are what eventually shape us as adults.
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The Trailer of 'Star Wars' Animation to Come Out With 'Speed Racer'

March 29, 2008 07:38:20 GMT


Latest reports coming from the "Star Wars" 3-D animation "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" have claimed that the Warner Bros. Pictures' animation project is going to premiere its trailer on May 9, 2008. According to ComingSoon, Warner Bros. have planned to let out the trailer in the theaters attached to "Speed Racer".

Further, the site reported that it has yet to be known whether the trailer would make its online screening on the same week or not. It has been reported though that the movie will arrive in the theaters on August 15, 2008 preceding its television series premiere on Cartoon Network and then on TNT.
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'Forrest Gump' Star Tom Hanks Out Of 'Fahrenheit'

March 29, 2008 07:18:37 GMT


The two-time Academy Award's best actor recipient for his roles in "Philadelphia" and "Forrest Gump", Tom Hanks, has been reported to have dropped out from a new feature film project entitled "Fahrenheit 451". The quitting of the "The Da Vinci Code" star has been reported by MTV Movies Blog on March 28.

In an article posted by the site, it is noted that the news has been confirmed by the sci-fi drama's filmmaker Frank Darabont, who earlier also revealed Hanks' involvement in the movie as Guy Montag. "Mr. Hanks sadly and regretfully had to back out," Darabont explained. "I was really looking forward to working with him again but his other commitments just precluded it. He had to take a step back."
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Helena Christensen Dating Interpol's Singer?!

March 29, 2008 07:01:58 GMT


New rumors about Helena Christensen sparked in the media recently as she was reported to be dating a singer. On Wednesday night, March 26, she was spotted spending time together with Interpol lead singer, Paul Banks, at her store, Butik, in West Village, New York. They were seen kissing and holding hands that night while watching the launch of Tocca Vintage clothing line.

Reports also revealed that besides being spotted together that day, Helena has been seen attending Interpol's concerts lately. A source, moreover, told People both Helena and Paul have "been together for a little while now. [Banks is] very sweet and nice and bright - not a party person."
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Rapper Mos Def Rock and Rolling for 'Cadillac'

March 29, 2008 06:40:42 GMT


Grammy Award-nominated rapper Mos Def has been set to join the star-studded cast of the upcoming drama musical "Cadillac Records". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 34-year-old hip-hop artist has been tapped to play the rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry.

By playing the influential figure in the rock 'n' roll music, Def is the latest addition to the cast that include Adrien Brody, Beyonce Knowles, Columbus Short, Cedric the Entertainer, Gabrielle Union. In bringing the story of Chess Records' rise and fall to the big screen, the rapper whose acting skills are also recognized by the entertainment industry will join the other theps in New Jersey since the film is currently being shot there.
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George Clooney's Girlfriend Caught in Raunchy Photos Scandal

March 29, 2008 06:31:34 GMT


Sarah Larson, George Clooney's latest girlfriend, has been caught in raunchy photos scandal. Some photos of the former cocktail waitress, showing her acting all slutty in Vegas last year, have been all over the net.

Star Magazine obtained the photos, claimed to be taken at the Palms resort in July 2007 just a month after Larson first met the movie hunk. One of the raunchy pics shows Larson "wearing a short dress and has her legs wrapped around a man holding her up against a wall in the middle of a crowded Vegas nightclub," the publication claimed.
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Nicolas Cage's 'Bangkok' Trailer and Poster Hits!

March 29, 2008 05:15:36 GMT


Lions Gate Films have reportedly let out the official trailer of the Pang brothers remake "Bangkok Dangerous" along with its new poster online. While the poster is relatively simple as it features only the close-up shot of its leading actor Nicolas Cage, the trailer reveals much more about the action drama thriller.

The trailer which runs about a minute and a half begins with a compilations of clips introducing Cage's character as a hitman. Then, the video footage continues with a shot of a plane landing and Cage going in Bangkok's airport immigration. The trailer builds up its intensity as it is shown the openly brutal murder of a man in a car. It ends with a shot of Cage pointing two guns in his hands towards the camera.
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Kate Moss Already Set the Date for Her Wedding to Jamie Hince

March 29, 2008 04:59:31 GMT


After her broken engagement with Pete Doherty, Kate Moss is more than ready to get down the aisle with rocker boyfriend Jamie Hince. The British supermodel is said to have set the date for her wedding to The Kills guitarist.

The couple, according to The Sun, have been telling close friends and family that they're planning to wed this coming September at Moss' Cotswolds home. They also have told close friends and family to avoid having a holiday or work commitments in September.
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New Management 'Honored' to Represent Axl Rose and Co.

March 29, 2008 04:41:35 GMT


Following his split from long-time manager Merch Mercuriade in 2006, Axl Rose announced via Guns N' Roses' official site that he has signed up with new managerial board that is represented by Irving Azoff and Andy Gould. Azoff and Gould have been known to have represented many renown artists.

"We are very excited and look forward to working with them and hope our relationship proves beneficial for everyone, especially the fans," Rose said on the March 27 post. No further details have been released but the next day Azoff and Gould also released a statement in return saying "Axl Rose and Guns N' Roses is and will always be one of the most important recording and touring artists of our time, and one of the great rock 'n' roll voices for his generation. We are honored that Axl has placed his trust in us."
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Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Bruno' Ignited 'Red Alert' on a U.S. Airport

March 29, 2008 04:26:37 GMT


Apparently, Sacha Baron Cohen, the British comedian who made Borat character famous, would not be shunned away from problems with his comedy films. After being sued by many for his hit mockumentary comedy "Borat", the Golden Globe-winning actor's film crew have allegedly made the airport securities at the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport floundering about when filming his latest comedy "Bruno".

Kansas.com reported that the filming of the Universal Pictures' comedy has generated "red alert" on the airport officials as a film crew of a film about a European man going to America stripped down to their tight shorts. After stripping down, the crew then said to be dancing, kissing and fighting in the airport lobby. It is unknown though whether Cohen was among the crew as the online publication didn't note him nor his character in the article.
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Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams to Debut New Single Next Week

March 29, 2008 04:11:21 GMT


Former member of Destiny's Child, Michelle Williams (II) said on her official site that she will give the exclusive right to her new single to People.com. "We Break the Dawn", the first single from her upcoming album, "Unexpected" will be serviced to the publication on March 31.

"We Break the Dawn" will be followed by the Stargate-produced "Stop This Car" which was initially meant to be the lead single. Williams who is involved in the Broadway musical "The Color Purple", said that there will be a music video which will be released once she is done with the stage play.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Corinne Bailey Rae Broke Silence Over Hubby's Death

March 29, 2008 03:47:32 GMT


Came out of her home Thursday, March 27 for the first time since her husband's sudden death last week to pay tribute to his memory, Corinne Bailey Rae was seen laying flowers at the foot of a huge memorial cross near her home in Otley, West Yorkshire. She, on top of that, has also issued a statement expressing her gratitude to people who have extended their sympathy in the wake of the difficult time.

In a statement she released through her manager, the British soul singer said that she "and her family have been touched by the huge amount of love and support that's flooded in from all over the world, and that is really helping all of us cope at this terrible time." The statement said further, "Corinne is also very grateful for the privacy she is being given and the respect that has been paid to herself and Jason."
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Kate Nash Ditching Solo Career for a Band?


March 29, 2008 03:29:58 GMT


While many members of a band pull out of the group to start a solo career, Kate Nash chose the other way round. The "Foundation" singer revealed that she is involved in a band project, taking the role of a drummer.

The British singer who usually plays piano talked to Daily Star, saying that she is excited to take over the new role. "I really like playing drums because you can get everything out," she said. "It's a really great thing to do - just beat it all out. To be able to achieve getting a rhythm is a real challenge."
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Richard Branson Denies Son's Romance with Singer Natalie Imbruglia

March 29, 2008 03:19:26 GMT


Rumors on Natalie Imbruglia dating Sir Richard Branson's son are hoax. The English entrepreneur, best known for his Virgin brand of over 360 companies, has turned down report on his son romancing the Aussie singer, insisted she's just "a close friend of the family."

It was reported earlier this month that Imbruglia, who has just made public her split from hubby Daniel Johns of band Silverchair, already found new love with Richard Branson's son Sam. Speculation of a romance between the twosome arose soon after they were seen canoodling during a bash at London's Kensington Roof Gardens, where the songstress was one of the guests at the ski-themed party to celebrate Sam's planned Arctic expedition.
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Radiohead Start Working on New Album With Nigel Godrich

March 29, 2008 03:11:15 GMT


On the heels of their breakthrough release, "In Rainbows", Radiohead have been keen to return to the studio again soon for the work of their next album, which would be their eight. The rock outfit will once again have Nigel Godrich as the producer.

Bassist Colin Greenwood said that a studio time has been booked and that Godrich will be in tow. "We're actually gonna be working with Nigel again soon - we've reserved time and we've got stuff we want to do," Greenwood told Pitchfork adding that having Godrich as their producer "is like having an old-school executive producer that's talking about the big picture and booking time to be creative."
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Dolly Parton, the Theme and Mentor on American Idol This Week

March 29, 2008 02:42:13 GMT


After The Beatles week, the finalists of American Idol Season 7 will be singing songs by Dolly Parton and what's special about the week is that Parton will also appear as their mentor. The April 1 show will see the country star personally assisting each of the 9 remaining contestants on her biggest hits.

Beside making an appearance at the performance show, Parton will also return the next day to take the stage. She will sing "Jesus and Gravity" that is taken from her new album "Backwoods Barbie" on the April 2 show which is also the Result Day. Also performing that day is bluegrass band The Clark Brothers, who was declared the winner of The Next Great American Band, a spin off of American Idol.
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Natalie Portman Is Maxim's Number One Sexiest Vegetarian


March 29, 2008 02:35:48 GMT


Has been a vegetarian since childhood and is an advocate for animal rights, Natalie Portman is being chosen by Maxim Magazine as its Sexiest Vegetarian. The publication has come up with yet another poll, "Sexiest Vegetarians", and coming on the first spot is the movie beauty who does not eat animal products or wear fur, feathers or leather.

Once claimed that all of her shoes "are from Target and Stella McCartney", Portman even designs her own brand of vegan footwear. The vegan collection of shoes she designed in conjunction with Te Casan is called "The Natalie Portman Collection," which has been available for pre-order beginning from January 15, 2008.
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Papoose Plans to Wed Remy Ma in Prison


March 29, 2008 02:00:30 GMT


Papoose is coming out of the closet and has finally confirmed that he and the recently incarcerated rapper Remy Ma are, in fact, a couple. He furthermore also admits that they are planning to wed next month.

Radio host Egypt of BET's The Black Carpet confirmed on her highly rated television show on March 6 that Papoose and Ma have engaged. Egypt claimed Ma shared the exclusive news with her. Sources said both rap stars have been dating quietly for over two years and were planning to wed summer later this year.
 
 
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