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April 16, 2008

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'Freeway' Helmer Signed for Lindsay Lohan's 'Manson Girls'

April 16, 2008 09:44:01 GMT


Matthew Bright, the director/writer of the 1996 crime thriller "Freeway" which is starred by Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland, has been picked up to bring Lindsay Lohan-starrer film "The Manson Girls" to the big screen. According to Bloody-Disgusting, the helmer will be serving as the film's director as well as the scribbler.

Aside from announcing Bright as the man behind the project, the site also came up with the claimed official synopsis. From the synopsis, it is unveiled that the story will resolve around three girls from wealthy family, Brenda, Sadie and Squeaky, as they join a particular hippie community and become the devoted follower of convicted murderer Charles Manson. It is also explained that the story will be seen from the three girls' point of views.
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OK! Magazine Exposed Ashlee Simpson's Baby Bump

April 16, 2008 09:41:21 GMT


While her singer fiance Pete Wentz has been keeping himself busy, doing the best he can to put the brake on the persistent reports that Ashlee Simpson is pregnant with their first child together, a new obvious sign of her baby bump has just been released. OK! Magazine has made public the exclusive picture of Ashlee's apparent baby bump, which was taken outside the Chart House Restaurant in Malibu, Calif. on April 12, the same day she was said to deal with a "fierce bout of what appeared to be morning sickness".

OK! published the picture with the accompanying headline that reads, "OK! Exclusive: Ashlee's Baby Bump Revealed!" The picture shows Ashlee holding hands with Wentz, exposing her not-yet so big indeed growing belly.
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Katherine Heigl's 'Zyzzyx Road' to Have Free Online Premiere

April 16, 2008 09:22:16 GMT


The fans of "Grey's Anatomy" actress, Katherine Heigl, is going to get a once-in-a-lifetime chance as they will be able to see their idol starring in a thriller film for free. According to The Celebrity Truth, "Zyzzyx Road", the 2006 independent thriller film featuring the "Knocked Up" beauty, will be aired online on its official website without taking any charge.

Allegedly, the filmmakers behind the John Penney's film have unveiled that the feature film will be screened for 24 hours on April 17, 2008. To watch the film, the likely online audience will have to register. Aside from giving the chance to see the film, it is also noted that the DVD version of the movie will have a cheaper price.
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Video Premiere: Wu-Tang Clan's 'The Heart Gently Weeps'

April 16, 2008 09:16:14 GMT


Wu-Tang Clan have premiered a music video from their "The 8 Diagrams" album. The Hip-Hop group has released the clip for track "The Heart Gently Weeps" where soul singer Erykah Badu provides the vocals.

The song has a close reference to The Beatles song "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist John Frusciante assisted in the song along with Dhani Harrison who is the son of George Harrison. This is made the first official single from "8 Diagrams" which was released late last year.
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Kanye West Signed Production Duo to G.O.O.D Music

April 16, 2008 08:34:21 GMT


Kanye West has brought in production duo Wrightwax who won the beat battle competition "The Set". The duo consisting of cousins Deuce and B. Wright are signed to West's G.O.O.D. Music after being acquainted through the label's artist, Big Sean.

"From working with Big Sean, we got a chance to get in the studio with Kanye while he was making the Graduation album and he said he wanted to sign us," Wright told SOHH.com. "We were in Atlanta and he was just playing some of our tracks and in the first ten minutes, he was like 'I wanna sign ya'll,'" Deuce added. "He was listening to our stuff and he turned it down and was like, 'how did you think to do this?' I was just in awe. I mean, it was Kanye West asking me how did I do this."
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Anna Kournikova: 'I'm Never Getting Married'

April 16, 2008 08:31:32 GMT


Are good in keeping the gossip guessing on her betrothed status, Anna Kournikova indeed proclaimed she would "never" marry. "I'm never getting married," Anna told People at the First Annual Nautica South Beach Triathalon, adding that "Everything is good" between her and longtime boyfriend Enrique Iglesias.

Anna and Enrique have been dating since 2002. Back in December last year, the pair were reported to be engaged after the tennis star was spotted sporting a large diamond ring on her wedding finger. Neither of them have since refused to confirm or deny the reports.
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Lady GaGa Booked to Perform at 2008 White Party

April 16, 2008 08:18:12 GMT


Newly signed dance act Lady GaGa will showcase her talent to a bunch of people during the annual White Party which is held on Saturday, April 19 at Wyndam Hotel's Spring Break Pool Party. The Interscope artist is set to appear in the event that is catered to LGBT communities, accompanied by Frenchie Davis and Candis Cayne.

Lady GaGa who has made much hype in club scenes, has released her debut single "Just Dance" on iTunes and is preparing to release the full set in Summer under the title "The Fame". The single is featuring R 'n' B singer Colby O'Donis who is also relatively a new comer signed under Akon's Konvict Music.
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Richard Gere Set to Fly With Hilary Swank in 'Amelia'

April 16, 2008 08:09:08 GMT


It seems that landing one leading role after another is not a hard thing to do for veteran actor Richard Gere. After getting hired for Warner Bros. Pictures' crime drama "Brooklyn's Finest", the co-star of Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman" has been tapped to star opposite Hilary Swank in Amelia Earhart's biopic project "Amelia".

In the film executively produced by Swank and scribbler Ron Bass, the 54-year-old actor will take the important role of publisher George Putnam who happens to be Amelia's husband. The Golden Globe award-recipient for his role in "Chicago" will bring Putnam to the big screen under the direction of "Vanity Fair" helmer Mira Nair and is going to join Swank when the lensing begins in late-April in Toronto, Nova Scotia and South Africa.
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'Resident Evil' Heroine Milla Jovovich Investigating '4th'


April 16, 2008 07:14:49 GMT


Milla Jovovich, the tough and rugged chick in the "Resident Evil" franchise, allegedly is up for another vigorous role as she is set to star in a thriller entitled "The 4th Kind", according to Variety. In the film, the 32-year-old actress is going to portray a woman who investigates an unsolved mystery in Alaska.

Jovovich will join the production of the Gold Circle Films' flick when the film begins to take its principal photography sometime in late-June. She will be working under the direction of first-time director Olatunde Osunsanmi, who was the assistant to Joe Carnahan. However, before she gears up for the film, the "Ultraviolet" star will have to follow the shooting for David Twohy's thriller "A Perfect Getaway" which is under production.
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Win a Trip for Two to Everclear's 'Vegas' Party

April 16, 2008 06:50:05 GMT


In a joint partnership with AceShowbiz, rock band Everclear are giving away a trip for two fans to watch the band performing live in Las Vegas. The band have released their new album "The Vegas Years" and on Sunday, April 20 will celebrate it with a party in the Sin City where two lucky fans can meet the members personally.

The winner will get to watch the band performing from the V.I.P. section of the renown Mandalay Bay. Along with the trip and meet and greet session, the eligible winner will get an autographed copy of the the band's brand new CD that has hit the stores on Tuesday, April 15.
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Orlando Bloom Touted for 'Red Circle'

April 16, 2008 06:29:31 GMT


"Pirates of the Caribbean" hunk Orlando Bloom has been considered to star in "The Red Circle". According to Variety, the actor has been offered with a chance to sport his acting skills in the action tidbit by helmer Johnny To.

Though the co-star of Kirsten Dunst in "Elizabethtown" has been given the endeavor, the Milkyway Image's spokesperson revealed on Tuesday, April 15 that negotiations on the overture have yet been carried out. If the "Troy" actor decided to take the offer, he may team up with Liam Neeson and Chow Yun-Fat, who both are still in talks to land roles.
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Jennifer Aniston Planning to Adopt Baby Boy, Installs Nursery

April 16, 2008 06:24:18 GMT


Jennifer Aniston is about to adopt a baby boy this Christmas, according to Grazia Magazine. The U.K. magazine reported that the actress doesn't just plan to adopt, she apparently is moving forward with the plans, already chose a name and installed a $300,000 nursery.

A source close to Aniston claims the single actress has chosen a baby boy from an adoption agency based in L.A. "She's now decided to find a baby in LA and she likes the name Alexander, which means 'defender of men' in Greek. It's a family name - her younger half brother is called Alex," the source told Grazia.
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Slim Thug Cut Ties With Interscope, to Drop New LP

April 16, 2008 06:03:52 GMT


Slim Thug is the latest artist to cut ties with the label. The rapper announced through an interview with MTV that he should be off the deal with Interscope/Star Trak Records by the end of this week and will release his new album independently. The Houston native however dismissed any conflict with the label, saying that there was "no hard feelings".

Thug, real name Stayve Jerome Thomas said that the bosses in Interscope heard his pleas for bigger freedom and therefore let him off the hook. "I sat down with the general manager," he said. "Really, I just sat down and told them, 'Y'all over here don't understand the type of music I do, and y'all hold me back while y'all trying to get your situation together. I ain't really got that time to sit on the sideline while you do this. Let me pay y'all. Y'all gave me all this money. Listen, I'll give y'all some money off the new album.'"
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Tobey Maguire and Wife Jennifer Meyer NOT Expecting Second Child

April 16, 2008 05:16:23 GMT


Celeb-gossip blogosphere is already afire with reports that Tobey Maguire and his wife Jennifer Meyer are expecting their second child together. In Touch Weekly, the first to report that matter, has the headline "In Touch Exclusive: Tobey and Jennifer Expecting Second Child."

In Touch reports further that Jennifer is due in early October and she and Tobey are hoping it's a boy. "Jen and Tobey are over-the-moon happy," the publication quoted a friend of the couple. "Since they already have a daughter, they would love a little boy, but of course they would be just as thrilled with another daughter."
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M. Night Shyamalan's 'Avatar' Got Release Date, Title Changed

April 16, 2008 05:08:25 GMT


M. Night Shyamalan's fans apparently have to wait longer to see the latest project "Avatar: The Last Airbender " from the acclaimed director. On April 15, Variety came out with a report stating that the movie version of the Nickelodeon's animated series has received its theatrical screening schedule.

According to the movie news site, the film for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies has now listed to bow in theaters on July 2, 2010. By getting the specific date as its release schedule, the live-action adaptation film becomes the first film to claim the date. Additionally, to avoid confusion with James Cameron's upcoming 3-D film "Avatar", the film has dropped its "Avatar" title making it to be known only as "The Last Airbender".
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Rumored Lovers Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Getting Cozy at Da Brat's Birthday Party

April 16, 2008 04:49:24 GMT


Mariah Carey has added fuel to reports of a romance with actor-rapper Nick Cannon after they were reported to be getting cozy at a party in Las Vegas on Monday night, April 15. Despite the denial issued by Carey's representative, the twosome apparently enjoyed their time together very much.

Per People, Carey and Cannon flew in to Las Vegas together on a private jet on Monday night. They then headed for Prive at Planet Hollywood where he was scheduled to deejay, supposedly as part of Carey's best friend, rapper Da Brat's 34th birthday celebration.
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Motley Crue, First Act to Drop Single via 'Rock Band'

April 16, 2008 04:39:09 GMT


Motley Crue have begun the series of promotional acts to support their new release, "Saints of Los Angeles". Beside, preparing the annual Crue Fest that will hit North American indoor stadiums, the rock band have also tied a deal with Rock Band to release their new single through the video game.

Backed up by Live Nation, Crue will bring Buckcherry, Sixx: A.M., Papa Roach and Trapt as supporting acts in their 41-dates jaunt. The trek will begin July 1 in West Palm Beach, Fla and wraps up August 31 in Pittsburgh. Tickets have been available through TheRockVine.com for earlybirds and will be sold via LiveNation.com on Friday, April 18.
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Cynthia Nixon Talks Openly About Secret Battle with Breast Cancer

April 16, 2008 04:11:07 GMT


Tuesday, April 15 was the first time ever that Cynthia Nixon talked openly about her secret breast cancer ordeal. The actress shared her story during an interview on "Good Morning America", revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer way back in 2006.

Broke her silence on that matter, Nixon said that she was informed she had breast cancer by her gynaecologist while starring in the off-Broadway play "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie." Recalled on the time being, she told the ABC's show, "I go for my completely routine mammogram and then I get a call from my gynecologist and she says, 'Well I have some, it's not such great news'". Admitted that she did feel scared, it indeed was a fortunate for her that "it's found so early, and we can just get right on it", the gynaecologist told her.
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Teaser Trailer of 'The Wackness' Comes Out

April 16, 2008 04:06:23 GMT


The first teaser trailer of Jonathan Levine's "The Wackness" has debuted online. A minute-long footage of the praised Sundance dramedy starring Ben Kingsley, Famke Janssen and Mary-Kate Olsen among others is said to be posted on the web via MTV Overdrive.

The teaser began with the previewing of the company credits which shows the typed Sony Pictures Classic being replaced by a funky handwritten logo. The footage continues with a close shot of a tape put into the player and then the scene changes to the far shot of the twin towers explaining that the story is set in New York City in Summer 1994. The teaser gives out idea the focus of the film as it let out, "The girls were fly. The music was dope."
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'Harold and Kumar 2' Having 'Bottomless' Party


April 16, 2008 03:25:39 GMT


As it has been hinted earlier in the red band trailer, future audience to "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" may expect to be exposed to some nudity scenes in the adventure comedy flick. In MTV's article about the new wave of nudity, it is revealed that John Cho and Kal Penn the two leading actors of the Warner Bros' film bare their butts for the camera.

According to the music network, the two characters will be seen attending a "bottomless" party. Allegedly before taking their pants off, the obviously overjoyed Harold played by Cho said to his fellow stoner friend, "Let's face it: Pants are overrated - let's take them off." Aside from exposing the two thesps, the particular nude scene will also picture various naked shots.
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Busta Rhymes Shot a Music Video With Linkin Park

April 16, 2008 03:23:01 GMT


More and more clash of genres are brought up to the surface these days. Rapper Busta Rhymes has nabbed a collaboration with rock group Linkin Park to do a song called "We Made It" that will appear on Rhymes' new set, "Blessed" as the first single. The track itself is a joint production between Cool & Dre and Linkin Park's DJ, Mike Shinoda.

Not only that, a video has been shot for the single in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 15 with director Chris Robinson. However, from Linkin Park's camp, only Shinoda and vocalist Chester Bennington will appear on the video. No premiere date has been set up yet.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Cameron Diaz's Father Has Died of Pneumonia

April 16, 2008 03:11:40 GMT


Emilio Diaz, the father of Hollywood famous actress Cameron Diaz, died suddenly on Tuesday morning, April 15. The 58-year-old man has died of pneumonia, it's been claimed.

TMZ which first posted the report, wrote on its website that Emilio who lived in Seal Beach, California, had recently developed the flu which ended up turning into pneumonia. There have yet comments issued by Diaz or her family members about the unfortunate.
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Beyonce Knowles Planning a Retirement?

April 16, 2008 03:02:00 GMT


Words are rive that Beyonce Knowles is ready to retire after releasing her next album. New York's DailyNews heard from Beyonce's cousin, Angelica Knowles, that the singer plans to end her music career to back up her rumored husband Jay-Z on his next venture.

Post departing from Def Jam, Jay-Z reportedly is setting up his own label The Carter Music Group under his deal with Live Nation and Beyonce is slated to be one of the heads there. Rumor has it that Beyonce has scouted a talent in an R 'n' B artist named Chelsea Thomas and will make the newbie her first protege. No comment yet from Beyonce's camp.
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PETA Sent Newlyweds Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z Wedding Gift

April 16, 2008 02:22:29 GMT


People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) gives Beyonce Knowles a special treat. The animal rights group has called off a ceasefire against the popstar after noting she hasn't been wearing fur this season and declaring that "she's clean". It, above all, gives the singer and her supposed husband Jay-Z a fake fur throw as a wedding present.

"From all of us at PETA, we wish you much happiness in your life together," PETA Senior VP Lisa Lange wrote in a card the animal welfare group sent to the celebrity couple. "Please accept this faux-fur throw with many good wishes and a hope from us that together, you'll be a fur-free couple!"
 
 
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