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April 04, 2008

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'Short Circuit' to Be Remaked Through Dimension

April 04, 2008 09:44:25 GMT


Good News are coming to the 'Johnny 5' fans as it was reported that "Short Circuit", the remake of the 1986 film, has gotten the green light to be brought to the big screen. According to Variety, the screen right of the sci-fi comedy film has been acquired by Dimension Film.

Reportedly, the deal was settled by the studio's co-chairman Bob Weinstein. Variety further noted that Weinstein commented about the picking up of the film by the studio stating the film is "a worthy addition to its family film slate". Additionally, the film is said to be written by the creators of the film's characters, S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock, and it will be produced by David Foster, Ryan E. Heppe and John Hyde.
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Representative for Naomi Campbell Explained the Supermodel's Assault Arrest

April 04, 2008 09:11:39 GMT


A representative for Naomi Campbell was quick to share explanation on the supermodel's arrest at London's Heathrow Airport on Thursday afternoon, April 3 for investigation of assaulting a police officer. Defending his client Jeff Raymond told Access Hollywood, "Naomi was flying to Los Angeles for a memorial service on Thursday, April 3. She arrived at Heathrow Terminal 5 in plenty of time, checked her two bags in and was told they would make the flight."

Raymond went on explaining, "Once on the plane, she was told one bag could not be found and was missing. [British Airways] decided to resolve this by insisting she leave the flight and then called the police to forcibly eject her from the flight." Campbell then, according to Raymond's explanation, "was taken to the Heathrow Police Station and released on police bail."
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Velvet Revolver Have Some Names for New Vocalist

April 04, 2008 09:06:53 GMT


Slash has addressed for the first time the firing of Velvet Revolver's vocalist Scott Weiland, citing that the band is actually "relieved" after his departure. The guitarist also told RollingStone.com that they have had some candidates for the empty slot but won't reveal names yet.

"Everybody's just very relieved," Slash told RollingStone. "This is something that's been coming down for a while. I know everybody is tying the STP (reunion tour) thing to it, but it started way before that. We just had a lot of commitments to fulfill, so we just had to drag this thing out until the obligations were finished. Basically, we're just excited about finding someone else and moving on."
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Denzel Washington Attached to 'Matarese Circle'


April 04, 2008 08:50:07 GMT


The multiple awards-winning Hollywood actor Denzel Washington reportedly will be joining another action thriller project. According to Hollywood Reporter, the man behind the acclaimed drama movie "The Great Debaters" has been attached to star in "The Matarese Circle" a film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel.

Unlike in the Universal Pictures' action drama "American Gangster", the 53-year-old actor would be portraying the good guy in this film. Hollywood Reporter claimed that an insider revealed that the Academy Award recipient will bring Bradley Scofield, an American secret agent, to the big screen.
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Jimmy Eat World to Release the Ultimate Deluxe CD

April 04, 2008 08:33:53 GMT


Jimmy Eat World are giving their fans the ultimate treat with the release of a deluxe edition of their 2001 album "American Bleed". The set will be in 2 dics, featuring rarities, unreleased tracks, demo tracks, live tracks, B-sides as well as a new material called "Your House 2007".

The original version was released in July 2001, two months before the September 11 tragedy that prompted the band to re-title it to "Jimmy Eat World". The deluxe addition will retain its original title and be released on April 29. Beside the 11 tracks that appeared on the original album, there will also be holiday single "Firestarter" that was attached to "Last Christmas" single as well as a live radio session of "Game of Pricks". For complete tracklisting, log on to the band's MySpace.
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Marc Anthony Buys J.Lo 2.5 Million Dollar Earrings to Celebrate Twins' Birth

April 04, 2008 08:19:28 GMT


Marc Anthony is such a big giver when it comes to giving his singer-actress wife Jennifer Lopez a thank you present. The songwriter reportedly has splashed out nearly $2.5 million on a custom pair of diamond earrings, given to Lopez to celebrate the birth of their twins.

Lopez gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, on February 22 in Long Island, N.Y. The girl, named Emme, was born at 12:12 A.M. and weighed 5 lbs. 7 oz. The boy, called Max, then followed at 12:23 A.M., weighing 6 lbs. The babies are the first children for Lopez, 38, and the fourth for Anthony, 39. He also has two sons and one daughter from two previous relationships.
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Nicole Kidman to Appear in Another Musical Film

April 04, 2008 08:05:51 GMT


Having to boost her career to another level with a stunning role in musical film "Moulin Rouge!", Nicole Kidman is said to lay her eyes on another singing role in "Nine", a feature film adaptation of a Broadway musical. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 40-year-old actress is negotiating to attain a role in the film.

If the negotiation goes well, the wife of country star Keith Urban will be joining the already star-studded cast that include Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Sophia Loren. She may also work together with acclaimed actress Judi Dench, who is also reported to be in talks to star in the drama musical film.
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Decepticons Gets Constructicons' Helps in 'Transformers 2'?

April 04, 2008 07:20:18 GMT


As "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", the sequel to the blockbuster action film "Transformers", is said to be preparing for the scheduled mid-summer production start, rumors about the robots that are going to be put in the films surfaced. In their latest reports, IESB have revealed that the villains in the Michael Bay's film is going to get helps from the first generation of the baddies, Constructicons.

The site further noted that despite the fact that the original Constructicons, which is known by the name of Devastator if merged together to form a gigantic robot, consists of Scrapper, Bonecrusher, Scavenger, Mixmaster, Hook and Long Haul, the name of the enemy robots may be altered. Putting a reason behind the possible name changing, IESB mentioned that the name 'Bonecrusher' has been used in the first film which starring Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel among others.
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Jay-Z Had Himself a Bachelor Party

April 04, 2008 06:59:19 GMT


Could it be true that Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles are heading for the altar soon? Amidst heavy media coverage on a possible wedding, new report has just surfaced that the hip hop singer has held a bachelor party in Toronto on Wednesday, April 2, just one day after reports surfaced that he and Beyonce took out a marriage license in New York.

According to sources in the know, the music mogul was in good spirits and surrounded by a bevy of beauties. People, which first reported the bash, claimed that Jay-Z "got his party on after his show in Toronto," holding a private bash at downtown hot spot Lobby.
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Mariah Carey Dating Nick Cannon?

April 04, 2008 06:38:22 GMT


New rumors spark on Mariah Carey as the singer is being reported to be dating actor and rapper Nick Cannon. Reports said that the two started seeing each other after Nick was involved in the making of Mariah's new music video for one of the tracks from album "E=MC²".

A source told National Enquirer that Mariah wants to keep their relationship a secret, saying "Mariah is the master when it comes to keeping her relationships secret. Even though she's a big star, she likes to keep her private life to herself." Before being rumored dating Nick, Mariah has also dated celebrities, such as Eminem and singer Luis Miguel. She was also married to Columbia Records executive, Tommy Mottolla, in 1993 but they separated in 1997.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal Toplining Australian Produced Film

April 04, 2008 06:28:21 GMT


The star of indie drama "Sherrybaby" Maggie Gyllenhaal has reportedly been signed to star in an Aussie-U.K. co-production drama film "South Solitary". Variety reported that the actress will be starring opposite English actor Paul Bettany in the romantic drama film.

According to Screen Daily News, the 30-year-old actress is set to portray a disgraced young woman. She will share the screen with the "Wimbledon" star as Bettany has been tapped to star as the other lead character, a shell-shocked soldier. In the film penned by Shirley Barrett, Gyllenhaal will act under the direction of Barrett.
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Video Premiere: Elephant Man's 'Our World'


April 04, 2008 06:16:50 GMT


Rapper Elephant Man has released a new music video for his single "Our World". The song is a DeMarco-featuring that appears as one of the tracks in Elephant's forthcoming album "Let's Get Physical", due next week (April 8).

It was directed by Ras Kassa the Guru, Jamaican filmmaker who has garnered most of his success from his directorial of mainstream TV and music videos. He had done videos for Beenie Man, Sean Paul and Willie Nelson.
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Ashley Tisdale Is the New Face of Degree Girl Deodorant


April 04, 2008 06:00:18 GMT


"High School Musical" star Ashley Tisdale has a new project. Reports say that the actress has become the new face and voice of Degree Girl deodorant. Ashley will not only do photo shoots but she will also sing songs for the ad campaign.

Ashley has finished recording the new songs and confirmed that fans can download it already. "You can download them on DegreeGirl.com," she said. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet Ashley personally by joining the write-in competition held by the company. On the competition they are asked to write about their sweatiest moment. The best writing will win a trip to Los Angeles and the chance to hang out with Ashley.
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Linkin Park Announce 5th Projekt Revolution Tour Line-Up

April 04, 2008 04:45:54 GMT


Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour is back with its fifth year and a fresh batch of line-up. The jaunt that is headlined by the rock act will also see The Bravery, Chris Cornell, and Ashes Divide (featuring A Perfect Circle's Billy Howerdel) on the main stage. Another stage which is smaller will be graced by Atreyu, 10 Years, Hawthorne Heights, Armor for Sleep and the Street Drum Corps.

The first date is set for July 16 at the Tweeter Center, Boston and the tickets will go for public sale on Friday, April 11 but as a gratitude towards fans, Linkin Park give a limited period starting today (April 4) for fans to purchase pre-sale tickets which service charge will be paid by the promoter, Live Nation. This would save fans $8 to 11 bucks compared to purchasing the regular tickets.
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The Rock and Brendan Fraser Tapped in 'G.I. Joe'?

April 04, 2008 04:39:51 GMT


Though the upcoming action film "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" has started its production this February, it seems that the casting have yet to be settled as new casting reports are still coming in. The latest reports came from the action adventure film suggested that the former WWE champion Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson may get a role in the film, whereas Brendan Fraser have been tapped to join the cast.

According to Latino Review, Rock has been offered the role of Hector Delgado, a Navy Seal who is nicknamed Shipwreck, while Fraser has been signed to make a cameo appearance in the film as Gung Ho, the Village People-looking soldier. The site further noted that Rock has yet to make any decision on the offer. Meanwhile, on Fraser's role, it was said that the star of "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" has done shooting for his one scene role. The scene reportedly is taken place at 'The Pit' and it will be showing a training sequence.
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Whitney Houston Feels Sad About Bobby Brown's New Tell-All Autobiography

April 04, 2008 04:21:03 GMT


Details from Bobby Brown's new tell-all autobiography, titled "Bobby Brown: The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But", began surfacing Thursday, April 3 in the New York Post. In it the R&B singer-songwriter reveals all from his several affairs during his marriage to Whitney Houston to the fact that he never used cocaine until he met the diva.

Responded to Brown's allegations, Whitney's representative issued a statement to People on behalf of the singing sensation, saying "Miss Houston is sad that Bobby feels he need to say such things but she choses to take the high road and will not speak badly about the father of her child even if it's to set the record straight." "Bobby Brown: The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But" is expected to be released next month.
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Kanye West Reveals Photos of His Hologram Girls and 'Glow' Stage

April 04, 2008 04:16:41 GMT


Kanye West has unleashed several photos which will be part of his upcoming Glow in the Dark Tour. Beside revealing the stage, Kanye also shows photos of his hologram girls who wear minimum clothes and are covered with special paint.

"I can't take it anymore. I have 2 show you guys a model of the stage," Kanye wrote on his official blog along with the posting of the first photo on April 3. "This is not a regular show. I tell people, hey, this show is gonna be crazy and they say, "I bet it is!", BUT THEY HAVE NO IDEA! People expect me to come with innovative stuff... I'm sure a lot of people expect some neon, lower east side, post everybody dressing like the 80's stuff or maybe the light up jacket from the Grammies, perhaps the robot girl and light spectacle they saw on Youtube from the European run. My friends..... NONE OF THE ABOVE!!!"
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Jerry Seinfeld Survived Frightening Car Wreck

April 04, 2008 03:54:13 GMT


Jerry Seinfeld was left unhurt in a frightening car wreck in the busy road of Hamptons last weekend after the brakes in the vintage Fiat he was driving suddenly failed. The actor-comedian was driving alone along Skimhampton Road in East Hampton when the brakes on his 1967 Fiat BTM stopped working at about 7:40 P.M. Saturday, March 29.

Seinfeld was on Skinhampton Road approaching Montauk Highway when he realized the brakes were not working, police said. He immediately tried the emergency parking brake, sending the car into a rollover.
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N.E.R.D.'s Music Video Set Turned to Bloody Scene

April 04, 2008 03:41:31 GMT


At least one person was injured when a fight broke out on the set of N.E.R.D.'s music video shoot on Wednesday night, April 2 at New York's Madison nightclub. The brawl that reportedly involved two male extras almost jeopardized the production of the clip which is for the three-piece Hip-Hop group's new single "Everyone Nose".

"Some dude, one of the extra guys, jumped another extra and started calling him a pu*** and punching him in the face," one of the club's employees told MTV News. "They fell against the bar, and there were all these beer bottles up there which were being used as props, and the bottles fell over and broke. The guy who was jumped, his arm got cut, and he started bleeding all over the place. The other dude ran away. It wasn't such a big deal. The police did show up, and the dude that was attacked went to hospital and sat there for two hours before he was seen."
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New 'Hellboy II' Trailer Arrives!

April 04, 2008 03:23:24 GMT


Another trailer version of the forthcoming superhero flick "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" has been put online by Universal Pictures. The video footage that gives out glimpses from the Guillermo del Toro's action film runs for about two and a half minutes.

Started with a brief introduction done by helmer/scribbler del Toro, the trailer picks up the story by showing an auctioning scene where an ancient crown is being introduced to the future collectors. The auction is then disturbed by the appearance of a mysterious white-skinned elven prince who steals the crown. The trailer gives up much of the actions promised to be seen in the movie.
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NYPD Arrested Anne Hathaway's Boyfriend for Bad Check

April 04, 2008 03:16:33 GMT


The meltdown continues for real estate developer Raffaello Follieri, better known as the boyfriend of Hollywood famous movie star Anne Hathaway. Was sued last year for allegedly using up $1.3 million in business funds to cover his lavish lifestyle, he has once again found himself in another legal trouble, this time for allegedly trying to pass a bad check.

Raffaello was arrested Thursday, April 3 "for allegedly bouncing a real big check" he couldn't afford and as a consequence was charged with one misdemeanor count of issuing a bad check. The check was for around $250,000, says TMZ, which first reported the arrest.
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Lil Wayne Debuted New Dance Move, the Video


April 04, 2008 03:14:58 GMT


On the verge of releasing his highly-anticipated album, Lil Wayne creates much hype with his dance moves. The rapper who has been known to have performed dance routines in his shows, debuted a new kind of dance that he made and called it "The WAM".

He recently served an indoor packed show and told the crowd that he would show them a new move. The audience then broke into a chant "Go Weezy Go Weezy Go" and were told by the rapper to get their cameras ready so that the footage can go to the Internet.
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'Lost' Lovers Evangeline Lilly and Dominic Monaghan Rekindle Romance


April 04, 2008 02:46:37 GMT


New rumor surfaces by the hour that Evangeline Lilly and Dominic Monaghan are back together. The former lovers have rekindled their romance, according to reports.

Lilly and Monaghan were co-stars in ABC's hit drama "Lost" where they first met. The twosome began dating in 2005 and was once even rumored to have engaged. Neither of them spoke publicly about their relationship though.
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Video Leak: Madonna's '4 Minutes to Save the World'

April 04, 2008 02:40:01 GMT


Following the leak of several screen shots earlier this week, the full version of Madonna's video for "4 Minutes to Save the World" has also been leaked online. It was supposed to premiere later today (April 4) on TickTock.tv at 4:44 P.M.. The clip directed by French duo Jonas and Francois, features cameos from the song's featured artists, Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.

In the video, Madonna and Timberlake dance away from a destructive black matter and they undress each other towards the end. They eventually were engulfed in the black matter that tore away their skin and flesh, revealing the internal organs. The choreography reportedly is penned by Jamie King who won an Emmy for Madonna's Drowned World Tour choreography.
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Naomi Campbell Arrested at London Airport on Suspicion of Assaulting Police Officer

April 04, 2008 02:24:51 GMT


Naomi Campbell was arrested Thursday afternoon, April 3 for investigation of assaulting a police officer at London's Heathrow Airport, it has been reported. The supermodel was arrested at Heathrow Airport's newly-opened Terminal 5 for allegedly spitting at a police officer.

Campbell was flying to Los Angeles for a Thursday memorial service when she discovered one of her carry-on bags was missing. The Sun says cops first tried to calm her down, assured her that they would forward along the luggage to her final destination should it turn up.
 
 
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