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April 08, 2008

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'Watchmen' Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan to Star Opposite Kirsten Dunst in 'Good Things'

April 08, 2008 09:39:57 GMT


Jeffrey Dean Morgan, one of the actors in the upcoming adventure fantasy film "Watchmen", is said to be joining the star-studded cast of "All Good Things". According to Hollywood Reporter, the 41-year-old actor has been tapped to star opposite Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling and Frank Langella in the drama thriller film.

For the film, the depicter of Denny Duquette, the heart transplant patient who is romantically involved with intern Izzie Stevens in television series "Grey's Anatomy", will be using his acting skills to portray a down-and-out detective who tries to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of Dunst's character. He will be joining the cast when the film starts its principal photography sometime in April 2008 in Connecticut.
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Incarcerated Foxy Brown Negotiating with VH1 for New Reality Show

April 08, 2008 09:31:44 GMT


Foxy Brown is still in jail but she has already had big projects on head. The incarcerated female rapper is said to be in talks with VH1 to front her own reality TV show.

Brown reportedly is negotiating with VH1 to document her day-to-day life in a new program. The show will follow the Brooklyn hip-hop star's after prison life, watching as she readjusts to life and also returns to work with the promotion for a new album, titled "Brooklyn's Don Diva".
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Warner Bros Ditched 'Superman Returns' Scribbler's Horror Film

April 08, 2008 08:58:43 GMT


Disappointing news came for Michael Dougherty's fans as recent reports claimed that his upcoming horror film "Trick 'r Treat" has been dropped by its distributor. According to Bloody-Disgusting, the film written and directed by the scribbler of "Superman Returns" has been left by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Worst Previews further reported that Legendary Pictures, one of the film's production companies, is working on finding another studio to take over the screening rights. The dropping of the film that is produced by Bryan Singer allegedly has also been confirmed by ShockTillYouDrop which noted that Warner Bros didn't mention the film on the studio's upcoming release schedule.
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Details of Chris Brown's 'Exclusive' Re-Release Emerge!


April 08, 2008 08:39:17 GMT


A new joint from Chris Brown has been leaked on-line, entitled "Forever". The song will be included as one of the new materials from the re-release of his "Exclusive" album. The revamped set, according to a press release, will now be named "Exclusive: The Forever Edition".

"Forever", described as "rhythmic up-tempo song with a funky pop edge", is produced by Polow da Don. It will be accompanied with three other new tracks such as "Heart Ain't a Brain", "Super Human" featuring Keri Hilson and "Picture Perfect Remix" featuring Bow Wow and Hurricane Chris. All the 16 tracks from the original edition will also be included along with a DVD showing unreleased concert and behind-the-scene footage taken from his recent Up Close & personal tour.
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Pamela Anderson Treated Hugh Hefner to Naked Lap Dance on His 82nd Birthday

April 08, 2008 08:34:10 GMT


Is a regular on the cover of men's magazine Playboy, Pamela Anderson does know best when it comes to giving the publication's boss the suitable birthday present. The busty blonde treated Hugh Hefner to a naked lap dance on his 82nd birthday.

Playboy entrepreneur Hefner celebrated his 82nd birthday a few days early this year on Saturday night, April 5, at Moon Nightclub inside the Palms Casino & Resort. In addition to friends and family, he was also joined by girlfriends Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt as well as more Playboy Playmates and Bunnies.
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Nine Inch Nails Bring in Robin Finck for Summer Tour

April 08, 2008 08:06:01 GMT


Nine Inch Nails which on paper is a one band man, has re-hired Robin Finck to play the guitar for the band's Summer tour. Finck played for the rock band in mid '90s before joining Guns N' Roses in 1996 as Slash's replacement until early 2000s and contributing work on the Axl Rose-fronted band's long-delayed album "Chinese Democracy".

This would be the second time Finck rejoins Nine Inch Nails for he had a brief reunion with the band in 1999 and 2000. This time they will travel in a 24 dates trek that begins July 25 at Pemberton Festival, British Columbia and ends September 6 in Inglewood, CA. The band will also bring along new bassist Rich Fownes who also serves similar duty for UNKLE.
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Jane Austen's 'Emma' to Be Hip-Hop Musical Film

April 08, 2008 07:58:37 GMT


"Emma", the classic novel written by Jane Austen, reportedly will be brought to the big screen in the form of a drama musical. According to Variety, the film that is possibly entitled "Emme" is planned to be made into a hip-hop musical by Screen Gems.

Screen Gems executive Clint Culpepper revealed that the idea to make "Emme" came after he watched Lil Mama's music video "Lipgloss". The film is further said to feature at least 15 song and dance numbers. It will also be taking place at an inner-city high school, unlike another "Emma"-inspired film, Alicia Silverstone's 1995 comedy "Clueless", which was set in a suburban Southern California high school. "Now it's urban," Culpepper explained. "This is the way it should be reimagined in the new millennium."
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Madonna to Adopt a Tot from India

April 08, 2008 07:29:51 GMT


Her adoption of Malawian young boy David Banda has once sparked controversy and not yet been officially approved, but Madonna is said to have been planning another adoption. New report surfaced by the hour that the pop superstar is planning to adopt an Indian baby.

Madonna, according to multiple sources, has abandoned plans to adopt another baby from Africa after getting increasingly frustrated with the bureaucracy she has to complete to make her adoption of David legal and is now looking to India after having spent her New Year holiday there. Her husband Guy Ritchie, fortunately, is reportedly supporting her in this endeavor though at first was against the idea. Sources say she will start looking once she is done with the promotional work for her upcoming album "Hard Candy."
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Shia LaBeouf Revealing 'Transformers 2' Production Date

April 08, 2008 07:29:41 GMT


It seems that the earlier rumor stating that the filming of the action sequel "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" will be started sometime in mid-summer contains truth as the film's star Shia LaBeouf let out about the Paramount Pictures' movie production. According to MTV Movies Blog, the 21-year-old actor revealed the filming will begin in the Summer.

In an interview with the music network, the star of thriller film "Disturbia" confessed that the production is going to be started in June. "We're gearing up for 'Transformers' in June," announced LaBeouf. Talking further about the forthcoming film, the co-star of Harrison Ford in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" also commented about the film's new robots stating, "It's got to be more badass. It has to be."
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'Bye Bye' Confirmed as Mariah Carey's 2nd 'E=MC2' Single

April 08, 2008 07:21:22 GMT


With the album coming out around the corner, Mariah Carey confirms that the second single pulled from "E=MC²" will be "Bye Bye". The ballad is even available for listening on her official site and has hit radio stations on Monday, April 7.

The joint was written by Carey with assistance from Johnta Austin and produced by Stargate. It will be serviced to iTunes on Monday, April 14 and performed in Oprah Winfrey Show in the same day. As previously reported, Carey is made the guest judge and performer on American Idol. She will also perform "Bye Bye" on the show which will be broadcast on April 16. She recently appeared on the show's Idol Gives Back section, singing her old piece "Fly Like a Bird" as the show's final performance.
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Single Premiere: Clay Aiken's 'On My Way Here'

April 08, 2008 06:49:42 GMT


Clay Aiken has given the right to his new single premiere to Popeater.com. The track "On My Way Here" is both the title track and the first single of his upcoming fourth studio album "On My Way Here" which will be released on May 6.

The song is a OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder-written 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. "I thought if we could find songs along those lines, that deal with my life over the past five years and what I've learned from my experiences, it would be a great concept for an album," Aiken said previously.
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Kate Beckinsale and Drew Barrymore Tapped for 'Fine'

April 08, 2008 06:33:33 GMT


Two Hollywood actresses Kate Beckinsale and Drew Barrymore are going to showcase their acting skills in a new movie project for Miramax Films entitled "Everybody's Fine". According to Variety, both Beckinsale and Barrymore will be joining other cast members, Robert De Niro and Sam Rockwell in the dramedy.

Though the two have been signed to star in the project, what characters they will be portraying in the film that set De Niro as a widower have yet to be unveiled. Still, it is further noted that the co-star of Hugh Jackman in "Van Helsing" and the "Charlie's Angels" star will be joining the production that is scheduled to begin in Connecticut in late April 2008.
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Cassie's Second Set Aimed for September 2008

April 08, 2008 06:22:48 GMT


Cassie's sophomore effort, one of the long-delayed albums in Hip-Hop field, will finally hit the stores in the third quarter of 2008. Producer P. Diddy said that the not-yet-titled LP will not only be coming this September but will also "catch people off guard".

"That's going to really, really catch people off guard," Diddy told Billboard.com. He also cited that Cassie fits the market demand for younger artist, saying, "There's a huge (cry) out there for a younger Britney Spears, a younger Janet Jackson. Those two great artists have paved the way. She has a single out called 'Official Girl' and Danja produced it, and it is a smash."
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Pamela Anderson to Star on E! New Documentary Series

April 08, 2008 06:09:22 GMT


After finishing her recent big screen movie "Superhero Movie", Pamela Anderson is set for another project. Reports said that she will be the star on E! new documentary series to be titled "Pamela". The series will give a closer look on Pamela's personal life.

The show, which will be half an hour long, is set to be aired on the cable TV network this summer. Revealing details for the upcoming show, E! released a statement, saying "The series will offer an unprecedented look inside the life of one of today's most iconic superstars in the style of a uniquely shot documentary film." Meanwhile, Randi Barbato, the executive producer of the series, believes that the show will be "artistically rich and visually stunning."
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Kate Moss Bought Herself 180,000 Dollar Wedding Ring

April 08, 2008 05:57:43 GMT


Kate Moss has treated herself to an expensive wedding band. The British supermodel reportedly has bought herself a $180,000 wedding ring.

Moss, who's rumored to have engaged to boyfriend Jamie Hince of the band The Kills, reportedly bought the ring from London's Garrad store last week. The diamond and platinum band is based on the Egyptian symbol of long life, Showbizspy.com reported.
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Jay-Z NOT Giving Up Glastonbury, Billed for Wireless

April 08, 2008 05:04:20 GMT


So much for a Hip-Hop act on a rock stage, Jay-Z has been blamed for the poor ticket sales of the Glastonbury Festival this year and even rumored to be pulling out from the bill due to the matter. A rep from the festival however, like a couple of times prior to this, has once again denied that Jay-Z will pull the plug.

Earlier this week, a source told The Sun that Jay is sick of the rumors of him being cast as one of the performers have caused the ticket sales of the festival not running fast. The source said, "He hasn't liked all this talk of how Glastonbury is more urban and hip this year because of his appearance. He feels it's a bit sad and he's being used to make a point. The straw that broke the camel's back was when he was blamed for the lower registration for tickets and subsequent sales."
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Nude Photos of Heather Mills, with and Without Her Prosthetic Leg, Emerge

April 08, 2008 04:27:26 GMT


As if she just couldn't get enough of the heavy media coverage she has received by far, Heather Mills found herself in yet another intense media scrutiny after some naked pictures of her are being exposed by a U.K. tabloid. The black-and-white photos, taken by top fashion photographer Tony McGee way back in 1999, were originally designed to promote her anti-landmine charity work.

The now-online photos show Mills, a former model, posed provocatively with and without her prosthetic leg. Some of them see Mills bared her flesh with just her hand, a bag and some clever lighting protecting her modesty.
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Exclusive Interview: Tokio Hotel on Bill's Condition and Breaking U.S. Market


April 08, 2008 04:09:51 GMT


The latest teen craze and possible future rock icon, Tokio Hotel have sat down to answer our questions that may as well be jotted by their fans. Beside talking about their immediate plan this year, the German band also share some personal stories regarding their tour experience and how they handle their female fans, including how guitarist Tom Kaulitz wishing to reunite with the "beautiful ladies" in U.S..

Drummer Gustav Schafer and bassist Georg Listing also highlight on whose music become their favorites plus reveal how each of them can actually never have one unanimous favorite. Singer Bill Kaulitz unfortunately is not available for the interview since he is in recuperation post a throat surgery and that was exactly the first thing we ask.
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Minnie Driver: 'My Due Date's in August!'

April 08, 2008 04:06:57 GMT


British actress-singer Minnie Driver has revealed her due date. Addressed that matter to US Weekly on Saturday night, April 5 after performing a set from her new album "Seastories" at Hotel Cafe in Hollywood, she said "My due date's in August!"

When being asked about her cravings, Driver told the publication, "I haven't wanted to eat as much food as I think I want to eat! I'm not as hungry as everyone told me I'd be." She, moreover, also informed US Weekly she hoped her pregnancy wouldn't get in the way of her touring as she still plans to hit "France, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and England ... and do a movie with Uma Thurman!"
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Tom Cruise's 'Valkyrie' Delayed, Again?!

April 08, 2008 03:53:14 GMT


The World War II drama thriller starring Tom Cruise has experienced another shifting schedule for its release date. According to Hollywood Reporter, the MGM-distributed movie, which earlier has been moved from its original July 4 release to October 3, has been delayed once again as the film is now reported to hit the theaters on February 13, 2009.

The announcement of the pushing back of the release date reportedly was made by Cruise and United Artist, which produced the film, on Monday, April 7. Hollywood Reporter further revealed that the decision of making the second release date changes was taken after Steve Martin's comedy sequel "The Pink Panther 2" and Benicio Del Toro-starrer horror thriller "The Wolfman" have been moved to another date. On this new date, 'Valkyrie' will be up against romantic comedy "Confessions of a Shopaholic" and horror thriller "Friday the 13th".
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Ryan Seacrest Gives Back Paycheck to FOX's 'Idol Gives Back'


April 08, 2008 03:34:29 GMT


Hosting Fox's "Idol Gives Back" apparently has put Ryan Seacrest in his best charitable mood ever that he willingly gave back all his fee to the event. The TV and radio host has on Sunday evening, April 6 handed over the paycheck he received for hosting the event to the cause, which helps children and young people in extreme poverty in the U.S. and around the world.

Seacrest, as said by a source close to him, wanted to show fans that he was serious about the cause. "When he and Simon went to Africa last year and saw the children, it was really life-altering for him," the source told People. "He just knew he had to do his part and be willing to put his money where his mouth is."
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Video Premiere: Kelly Rowland's 'Comeback'

April 08, 2008 03:19:48 GMT


It has now been revealed that the fourth single taken from Kelly Rowland's 2007 album will be "Comeback". A music video for the single has been premiered although its shot has been taken a long time ago.

"Comeback" first appears as one of the tracks in the original version of "Ms. Kelly" but will also be included in the re-release of the album in the shape of a remix. The song that she co-wrote, will receive the Karmatronics Club Mix in the album's deluxe edition that is due May 12.
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Jennifer Lopez Asks Tom Cruise to Be Her Twins' Godfather

April 08, 2008 03:06:00 GMT


Having twins really brings a lot of joy for Jennifer Lopez that she also wants to share it with her best friend as it was reported that she has asked actor Tom Cruise to become the godfather of her newborn babies. She has also asked permission from her husband Marc Anthony for it.

A source said Tom Cruise was delighted to have the honor while Marc who was doubtful at the beginning finally approved Jennifer's idea. "Tom is delighted. Marc wasn't sure if it was a good idea to have a Scientologist as the kids' godfather, especially as he and Jennifer are both Catholic. But in the end Lopez managed to convince him to agree," so said the source. To convince her husband, the singer and actress reminds her husband of what Tom has done for their babies. The actor has showered Jennifer and Marc's twins with lots of gifts and even planned a star-studded party called "Welcome to the World" for them.
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Mischa Barton Planning to Plead No Contest in DUI Case

April 08, 2008 03:01:41 GMT


Mischa Barton is planning to plead no contest, which is similar to a guilty plea, in DUI case at her arraignment Thursday, April 10 in Beverly Hills court. She has, as part of the plea, agreed to serve a three-year unsupervised probation term.

Mischa was pulled over around 2:45 A.M. on December 27, when she was driving on La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood, California. She was stopped by the authorities after they saw her car straddling two lanes of traffic and failing to signal for a turn. The actress was briefly jailed before then being released on 10,000 dollars bail.
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Young Buck Cut Ties With G-Unit, Premieres New Video

April 08, 2008 02:30:17 GMT


Two things have been going on with Young Buck this week. Beside announcing the release of a DVD titled "Billion Bucks" that will give fans "an up close and unrated look into his life", he is also confirmed to be no longer a member of Hip-Hop group G-Unit. Rapper 50 Cent stepped up to emphasize on the latter issue.

It is no longer a secret that Buck is one of the artists under G-Unit that was not exactly in a good position with the label in the past few months after a report surfaced that he declared not receiving any royalties as an artist. The team leader, 50 Cent, announced on Monday, April 7 that Buck is off the G-Unit as a group member but is still obliged to record for the label of the same name.
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Lily Allen Exposed Her Naked Breast During TV Interview for About Three Minutes


April 08, 2008 02:24:13 GMT


Has been the subject of media scrutiny due to her wild-partying habit, Lily Allen sent another shock to public when she exposed her breast during a chat show. The troubled pop star apparently exposed one of her breasts during a recording of her BBC Three chat show "Lily Allen and Friends," it has been claimed.

Allen was interviewing English stand-up comedian and comedy actor Patrick McGuinness, famous for starring in the BAFTA-nominated British sitcom "Phoenix Nights", when she is said to have exposed her right nipple and started to "play with it." "Lily and Paddy were both quite lively. They were sitting on the sofa and she pulled out her right boob. Everyone in the audience was doing a double take as Lily sat there with her breast hanging out," Rob Difrancesco who witnessed the moment told Digital Spy.
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Rumors of Orlando Bloom Being 'Prince of Persia' Denied

April 08, 2008 02:10:00 GMT


Earlier, the "Pirates of Caribbean" hunk Orlando Bloom has been hit with rumors stating that he has been tapped to star in the forthcoming "Prince of Persia" trilogy. However, the speculations apparently held no truth at all as they were quickly being slammed down by Walt Disney Pictures.

It is explained in the latest reports regarding the rumors that when asked for the confirmation about the circulating gossip, Disney have stated that the story is a false one. According to Cinema Blend, their Disney contact has rejected the casting story stating, "I can assure you that there is absolutely no truth to the rumors that have circulated today with regards to Orlando Bloom."
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Video Premiere: Usher's 'Love in This Club'

April 08, 2008 01:53:56 GMT


Finally, the first music video from Usher in almost four years has been premiered. "Love in This Club" featuring Young Jeezy, the first single off his upcoming album "Here I Stand" has got its music video debuted on Monday, April 7, featuring cameos by fellow musicians Kanye West, P. Diddy and Keri Hilson as well as adult film stars Havana Ginger and Savannah Stern.

The video was shot in Los Angeles taking set of a night club. It was directed by duo team Colin Staruse and Greg Strause with choreography by Jamaica. Keri appears as Usher's love interest while Diddy and Kanye are his companions at the party. A 30 seconds preview has been given last week.
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Carrie Underwood and Chace Crawford Called It Quits Digital Style

April 08, 2008 01:53:34 GMT


That Carrie Underwood and Chace Crawford have split, it's no longer a secret. But that the former couple called it quits digital style, over text message, that was something new the country crooner has just revealed publicly.

Spoke about her romance with now ex-boyfriend Chase to Extra at the taping of "Idol Gives Back" in Hollywood Sunday, April 6, Underwood did reveal that she and the young TV star parted ways over text messages. "We're both fine. We broke up over text. It's like 'peace out,'" so she said.
 
 
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