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April 07, 2008

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'Hellraiser' Remake Lost Directors

April 07, 2008 09:39:26 GMT


The remake of 1987 horror film "Hellraiser" is said to be facing an upsetting setback as the film lost two important people behind the project. According to Horror-Movies.ca, the film's two helmers Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury are officially out from the Dimension Films' project.

The reason behind the dropping off of the two directors was still unclear, but the movie news site claimed that many media channels have let out that the studio is now looking for a new helmer to direct the remake of Clive Barkers classic. Allegedly, the news about the quitting of the two directors came following reports that their written script was being re-written by "Saw IV" and "Saw V" scribblers, Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton.
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Melanie Brown to Be the New Bra Model for Ultimo

April 07, 2008 08:49:13 GMT


The Spice Girls' Melanie Brown is set to expand her career on modeling. Reports say that she will be the new model and spokesperson for Scottish lingerie brand Ultimo. She replaced Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding who was the company's model last year.

Mel B's excellent profile in U.S. and fantastic figure are the main reasons she gets picked to become the new bra-girl for Ultimo. A source also revealed that Mel B's figure attracted not only men but also women, saying "She has a fantastic figure. She also appeals to men and women on both sides of the Atlantic so it is a clever move by Ultimo." Moreover, the source also claimed that Scary Spice's dance routine was the key for her great shape, "Dancing every night was great for her fitness."
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Toni Collette Being Professor in Sam Mendes' Future Film

April 07, 2008 08:25:35 GMT


Toni Collette, the co-star of Abigail Breslin and Greg Kinnear in "Little Miss Sunshine", has been reported to be joining the cast of Sam Mendes' forthcoming feature film project "Untitled Sam Mendes Project". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 35-year-old Australian actress has been signed to play a supporting role in the comedy film.

The movie news site noted that the co-star of Cameron Diaz in drama comedy "In Her Shoes" will be portraying the leading characters' close family friend who also happens to be a college professor. Further, by taking the character, Collette will be starring opposite the two leading theps, John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph, in the film for Focus Features.
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Two Alternate Endings of 'Cloverfield' Outed Online

April 07, 2008 07:51:52 GMT


As the DVD version of hit sci-fi thriller "Cloverfield" is nearing its release on April 22, it has been reported that two alternate endings of the monster movie have come out online. Allegedly, both of the endings which each took more than two minutes to be previewed are attached to the DVD.

From the two videos posted below, it can be seen that the two alternate endings begin with the same scene where Rob and Beth take shelter the tunnel before the bombs drop and kill the monster. Following that, the first alternate ending shows a scene on a subway platform in which Rob is taping and chasing Beth around before they go to Coney Island, whereas the second ending is said to show a glimpse of a man who finds the camera. According to ShockTillYouDrop, director Matt Reeves explained that the second ending suggested that Rob and Beth may have been rescued.
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Kylie Minogue Said Cancer Battle Is 'Not Over'

April 07, 2008 07:29:09 GMT


The battle is not over just yet for Kylie Minogue. The breast cancer survivor has openly admitted to Sunday Mirror that her fight against cancer is "not over," adding that there were fears the illness could have ruined her career.

Revealed in an interview with the Britain publication to mark her 40th birthday that her battle with cancer was ongoing and that checkups continued to occur, the Aussie pop songstress said, "It's not over ... the voyage doesn't end suddenly. That's why it's so difficult to talk about it." She, nevertheless, said she had been touched by the kindness of others around her during the tough time.
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Mariah Carey Caught in Lipsynch Rumor


April 07, 2008 07:20:25 GMT


Mariah Carey has been criticized for miming the lyrics of her new songs in two European shows. The "Hero" crooner was promoting her upcoming album "E=MC²" in German and U.K. and several sites that acquired the footage of her performing claimed that she has been lipsyching.

On Saturday April 5, Carey was tapped as one of the judges in "Deutschland sucht den Superstar" (DSDS), a German talent show similar to American Idol and as a guest performer. She performed her #1 single "Touch My Body" that looked like sung on top of a played record. PerezHilton.com reported that at least one of the judges noticed the lipsynch.
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Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds Going Through Rough Patch

April 07, 2008 07:10:29 GMT


Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are heading for splitsville, it has been claimed. Rumor has it that the couple are going through a "rough patch" as the 24-year-old actress won't rush down the aisle anytime soon and instead prefers to focus on her acting career.

"Scarlett and Ryan have hit a rough patch after he dared to broach the subject of marriage and kids," the Daily Mail quoted a source as saying. "Scarlett is younger and has no desire for a husband or family just yet. She is very much focused on her career and is filming three movies back-to-back this year."
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Thandie Newton Becoming Condi, Ioan Gruffudd Takes Blair in 'W'

April 07, 2008 07:01:37 GMT


After actress Elizabeth Banks has been reported to be tackling the role of the forty-third U.S. first lady Laura Bush, it has been said that other casting reports have emerged. According to Hollywood Reporter, "Crash" actress Thandie Newton and the Mister Fantastic depicter in "Fantastic Four" Ioan Gruffudd are in final negotiations to join Banks as the cast members in the forthcoming biopic "W".

Newton reportedly is in final talks to take another important role of the National Security Advisor-turned-Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, whereas Gruffudd is still arranging the deal to portray the former British prime minister Tony Blair. If the two manage to settle the deals, they will be joining Banks, Josh Brolin, James Cromwell and Ellen Burstyn, who have been cast earlier to be the depicters of the Bush family.
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Hot New Couple Alert, Sophie Monk and Ryan Seacrest

April 07, 2008 06:35:50 GMT


Is moving on from her recent split from Benji Madden, Sophie Monk is continuing to make her mark on the Hollywood social scene with rumors she is romancing presenter Ryan Seacrest. Not without reason, but speculation of a romance was abuzz soon after the couple were spotted in the same car this past weekend.

Monk and Seacrest were seen leaving L.A. Foxtail nightclub in the same car this past weekend. Both of them were seen leaving the scene in the backseat of a car, sitting close one to another.
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The International Teaser Trailer of 'Ice Age 3' Arrives!

April 07, 2008 06:27:50 GMT


Following the leaking of the theatrical teaser for "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" in late March 2008, the film's international teaser trailer has hit the interwebs. The international version of the teaser runs for about 1:57 minutes.

The international teaser contains pretty much the same video footage as the previous bootleg version of the teaser. It still picks up the story of the Saber-toothed squirrel Scrat, his attempt to obtain the acorn and the problems he is facing and creating due to his stubbornness. The international teaser trailer can be seen below or on its trailer page on AceShowbiz.
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Rob Zombie Working on Fourth Studio Album

April 07, 2008 06:22:26 GMT


While busy cultivating his new film project, "Tyrannosaurus Rex", Rob Zombie has been sparing time to record his fourth studio album. The former frontman of heavy metal band White Zombie has several materials ready to be molded into an album but is still gearing more ideas to complete it.

On the April 5 post on his MySpace, Rob wrote, "Work on the new album is moving along great. We have about 10 songs so far and are still writing away like maniacs. No release date as of yet." No title has been suggested nor a release date.
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Kylie Minogue's Choreographers Stolen by Madonna?

April 07, 2008 05:08:55 GMT


A report surfaced that Madonna has snagged Kylie Minogue's choreographers for her own upcoming world tour to support her album "Hard Candy". Kylie who is deemed the Princess of Pop has mapped out a plan for an extensive tour with Talauega Brothers taking care of the choreography but Madonna's camp decided to do the same.

Richmond and Tone, a famous dancer pair for celebrities, are being torn into two between choosing to support Kylie or Madonna aka the Queen of Pop but it was reported further that the latter has won the battle. "Rich and Tone are hot property," a source told The Sun. "They had agreed to do Kylie's tour but then Madonna came calling. You don't turn down the Queen Of Pop - even if you've made an arrangement with the Princess."
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X17 Issued Apology to Tony Parker Concerning Affair Claim

April 07, 2008 05:05:20 GMT


Tony Parker is on the right side over reports which were made public by X17online that he has cheated on his actress wife Eva Longoria with French model Alexandra Paressant. The site has on Friday, April 4 issued an apology to the basketball player over its accusation that he had an affair with Paressant after he married Eva.

Back in December 2007, X17online published several reports regarding the apparent affair Tony had with Paressant. The site, furthermore, even claimed to have an exclusive interview with Paressant who by the phone claimed that she hooked up with the San Antonio Spurs star in Paris in September, and then again in Texas in October.
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'Space Chimps' Teaser Trailer Comes Out!

April 07, 2008 04:57:40 GMT


The 20th Century Fox have brought out the first teaser trailer of the forthcoming animation comedy film "Space Chimps" together with the launching of its official website. The video footage takes nearly one and a half minutes to be previewed.

Started with a shot of the space, the teaser then shows its three leading chimpanzee characters, Ham III, Luna and Titan. The footage continues by showing the moment their spaceship was about to be launched as well as the training of the three chimps. The compilation of clips pretty much gives out the idea of the film's comedic tone as it showcases Ham III's slack attitude.
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Geri Halliwell Dates a Dancer

April 07, 2008 04:51:48 GMT


One of the Spice Girls Geri Halliwell is not single anymore as it was reported that she has found a new love. Reports say that Geri is dating Ivan 'Flipz' Velez, a dancer whom she met during the Spice Girls reunion tour. Ivan was working as the dance choreographer for the all-girls band.

Gery and Ivan were very close while working on the Spice Girls tour, but it was not until the end that things started to heat up between them. A source said that after the tour ended and they were separated, Geri started to miss Ivan a lot and decided to visit him in Los Angeles. "Geri and Ivan met on the tour and were working very closely together. Towards the end, it began to heat up and turn into something more. She found she missed him after the tour ended in February, so she flew out to Los Angeles to be with him," so said the source.
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Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson Mid Bond Theme Project

April 07, 2008 04:39:26 GMT


One of the longest running rumors swirling in the music industry is that Amy Winehouse will do a theme song for the new Bond movie, "Quantum of Solace". In a report published on Saturday, April 5, The Sun claimed that the troubled singer has teamed up with Mark Ronson to record for the project.

"Amy and Mark are really excited," a source told the publication. "They see this as the biggest thing they have ever done. Mark collected her clothes and guitar to take to his place. She will join him soon and they will lock themselves away to write and record the song." The pair supposedly enter the booth this week in Ronson's studio in Henley.
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Ashley Tisdale Wants Johnny Depp to Appear in 'High School Musical 3'

April 07, 2008 04:27:36 GMT


Weeks after the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star Johnny Depp has been rumored to be making a cameo appearance in the highly anticipated "High School Musical 3: Senior Year", one of the film's stars Ashley Tisdale hinted that the speculations maybe possible. According to reports, the 22-year-old actress has revealed her wish to have the 44-year-old actor guest appearing in the Disney's movie.

In an interview with Extra, the new face of Degree Girl dished out that the filmmakers behind the successful Disney Original Movie series should get the '80s teen heartthrob from television series "21 Jump Street" to guest star in the third installment of HSM. "I would love for Johnny Depp to be in it. He did say in an interview that his kids love High School Musical and he wouldn't mind doing a cameo," confessed the actress/singer. "We should really jump on that one."
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Movie Bosses Fighting for Leona Lewis' Single Right

April 07, 2008 04:22:43 GMT


Successfully crossing her music to American market, Leona Lewis is now the center of a biding war for the use of her music. Movie bosses in Hollywood reportedly are eying to gain the right to her single hit "Bleeding Love" as well as two others from her album "Spirit" to be used as movie themes.

"A number of huge offers are on the table for Leona's songs," an industry insider said. "The bids for 'Bleeding Love' are staggering. They are into seven figures. The offers are for major blockbusters - some just around the corner." The source also said that Lewis is considered to be the new Whitney Houston if the deal is through. "This could turn 'Bleeding Love' into the biggest song of the decade - like 'I Will Always Love You'. Last week, Leona became the first British solo female to top the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in 21 years with 'Bleeding Love'," the source added.
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'Used to You', New Leaked Track From Ne-Yo

April 07, 2008 03:58:04 GMT


A new track from Ne-Yo called "Used to You" has surfaced on-line, allegedly the one which will be included in his upcoming album "Year of the Gentleman". It is a mid-tempo track that includes '80s electone in the background, a genre that fits his description of how he wants the album to be presented.

Ne-Yo said previously that he was inspired by Rat Packers such as Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. when he developed the album. "Years ago, if you weren't wearing the right suit or have a correct crease in your pants, you couldn't even get in the door -let alone on stage to perform," he explained. "For me, the sharpness of Sammy and Sinatra is the kind of style I strive for in clothes and music. 'Year of the Gentleman' is named in honor of those guys."
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Cameron Diaz Out on String of Dates with Actor Gerard Butler

April 07, 2008 03:56:52 GMT


Recently claimed to be feeling happy with her single status, Cameron Diaz sparks another romance rumor after she's been reported to be dating movie hunk Gerard Butler. The twosome reportedly have been enjoying a string of secret dates.

Cammy and Butler are said to have been on three dates in just ten days. They recently were seen at Teddy's Bar in the Roosevelt Hotel, where an onlooker claimed, "there was a lot of thigh and arm touching which got more progressive as the night went on".
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Video Premiere: Ryan Leslie's 'Diamond Girl'


April 07, 2008 03:31:13 GMT


Producer turns singer Ryan Leslie will release a self-titled debut album on June 17 via Universal Motown/NextSelection and the first single confirmed to be lifted from the effort is "Diamond Girl". A music video for the song has been premiered on BET's 106 & Park on Friday, April 4.

The clip directed by Chris Robinson simply shows classic-looking Leslie performing the song on-stage and backed up with a full band. Leslie recently premiered the new single on BET's Spring Bling which is slated to air later this month. "Diamond Girl" which is available on iTunes and other music outlets has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #95.
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Sacking 'Leatherheads', '21' Remains Supreme at Box Office

April 07, 2008 03:30:51 GMT


The Columbia Pictures' blackjack drama "21" has proved its dominance at the North American box office as the Robert Luketic's film reigned over "Leatherheads" and "Nim's Island". At this weekend box office that ended Sunday, April 6, 2008, the film that features Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne and Kevin Spacey has stayed atop by earning $15.3 million.

Despite facing a drop of about 36.4% in ticket sales, the film about a group of MIT students who do the illegal card-counting act to win million in blackjack tables in Las Vegas has raked in total $46.7 million after 10-days of screening. Seeing the success garnered by the film so far, the movie co-produced by Spacey is reportedly expected to continue to do better at the box office.
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Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z to Make Marriage Public at 'Heart of the City' Concert?!

April 07, 2008 02:58:13 GMT


Speculation is still mounting on a supposed wedding of Beyonce Knowles and longtime boyfriend Jay-Z. And while people are busy guessing, new rumor surfaced by the hour that the couple are about to make their marriage public during the hip hop mogul's "Heart of the City" joint concert with Mary J. Blige.

MediaTakeOut, the first to disclose that matter, claimed to have heard whispers that Blige and Jay-Z will have a special guest at their "Heart of the City" concert in Houston on Thursday night, April 10 who's Beyonce herself. It is said that during the tour stop in Houston, which is Beyonce's hometown, the pair will officially come out as husband-and-wife.
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2008 Juno Awards Winners List

April 07, 2008 02:52:04 GMT


Feist was nominated for five categories in 2008 Juno Awards and she took home, all five of them. The 32-year-old singer made an exceptional sweep at the Canadian event on Sunday, April 6 when her album "The Reminder", her single "1234" and her profession as a songwriter successfully moved out her competitors.

"I made a record with my buddies in a house, people's ears were open to it for whatever incomprehensible reason, and then those people brought me more people in my world," Feist said on her acceptance speech that was scribbled on her hand. Ironically her wins made Celine Dion and Avril Lavigne who were nominated for six and five respectively, walked away with none.
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Mary J. Blige Disclosed Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles' Apparent Marriage

April 07, 2008 02:42:18 GMT


No mention of a marriage had been made just yet by either Jay-Z or Beyonce Knowles despite heavy media coverage on their supposed wedding. Should the couple are really married, it seems the only person willing to make it public is Mary J. Blige who sent her congratulation to both music stars publicly.

Multiple news media and sources say that the celebrity couple married at Jay-Z's New York apartment on Friday, April 4. And while there has been no official word, Blige wasn't quite so tight-lipped, sent her congratulation at the Greensboro, North Carolina stop of her "Heart of the City Tour" on Saturday night, April 5.
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Details of Jessica Alba's Weekend Baby Shower

April 07, 2008 01:57:41 GMT


Report on Jessica Alba planning to hold baby shower over the weekend was proven true. The expectant actress has on Sunday, April 6, held a baby shower at the Ever After Teahouse in Studio City with some of her celebrity friends were seen attending the bash.

There were reportedly 35 people attending the shower, including Alba's sister, fellow movie stars Rashida Jones and Jaime King, and also socialite Kim Kardashian, who got the momma-to-be "stuff from my store, Smooch" as gift. Alba, according to E! News, arrived at the scene at exactly 1:30 P.M. She was seen wearing a long black dress, black glasses, hair down. She was hustled in via side entrance. The guests, elsewhere, began arriving for the shower at about 1 P.M.
 
 
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