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April 21, 2008

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'Narnia' Upcoming Third Film Eyeing for October Production


April 21, 2008 09:37:06 GMT


Though "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian", the sequel to hit film "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe", has yet to be released in the theaters, producers of the adventure fantasy movie has begun scheduling for the production of the third film. Speaking at the New York Comic Con on April 19, producer Mark Johnson revealed that "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" is now scheduled to start filming in October 2008.

Aside from letting out the shooting plan, Johnson also stated that director Michael Apted is looking for filming locations in New Zealand. He further said that though Apted is eyeing the Kiwi island, it is not impossible that the principal photography maybe taken in other locations. Additionally, Johnson confessed that two-third of the movie's filming is going to be done in Rosarito, Mexico at a huge water tank once used by James Cameron to shoot "Titanic" and Peter Weir to shoot "Master and Commander".
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Janet Jackson to Release 'Can't B Good' Through CHRP Stations

April 21, 2008 09:35:08 GMT


After having her new album Discipline's promotion being halted because she was hospitalized on March 10, Janet Jackson is set to launch her fourth single. Reports said that Janet will release "Can't B Good" for a wider audience through Contemporary Hit Radio Pop stations on June 9, 2008.

Previously, the single actually has been released for selected radio stations format through Urban Adult Contemporary stations on March 18, 2008. But now her label Island Records has decided that the single should get more listener, so they planned to also release it for CHRP stations.
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James Blunt to Collaborate With Rapper on New Album

April 21, 2008 09:13:12 GMT


English singer James Blunt is set to expand his musicalities by entering the hip-hop realms. The British singer reportedly will do a collaboration with a French rapper, Sinik.

Previously, James and Sinik have collaborated on the pop singer's song "I'll Take Everything". They made a French version of the song called "Je Realise" which included the rapper's rhyme on it . Reports said that the reworked single has become a hit in France.
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Kanye West Dumped Alexis Phifer, Asked for His Ring Back

April 21, 2008 09:02:04 GMT


It's over between Kanye West and his longtime girlfriend-fiancee Alexis Phifer as Jawn Murray of AOL Black Voices claimed the rap artist has ended his engagement to her. To make the claim far more interesting, he was even said to ask his ring back from her.

According to Murray's claim, it was Kanye who ended the engagement, giving no specific reasons for the split. "Sources close to the hip-hop star tell me that it was West who ended the engagement after revealing to Phifer: 'I just don't think it is going to work out anymore'", Murray wrote.
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Luke Wilson's 'Henry Poole' Trailer Is Here


April 21, 2008 08:31:23 GMT


Overture Film and Lakeshore Entertainment have presented movie-lovers the first look into the upcoming dramedy "Henry Poole Is Here" as the trailer to the film starring Luke Wilson and Radha Mitchell has been released online. The video footage runs nearly two and a half minutes.

The compilation of clips starts with the shot of a "For Sale" realty plank which then retracted backward to show a man walking into the on-sale house. The footage then cut into a scene when Wilson's character, Henry Poole who apparently bought the house, opens his door to find her lady neighbor introducing herself before quickly closes the door against her face. The scene then changes to a shot of people lining up to a cashier and the narrator begins to explain about Henry.
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Amy Lee Denied Metallica Collaboration


April 21, 2008 07:49:25 GMT


Previous rumors saying that Evanescence's singer Amy Lee will work with Metallica turned out to be a false one. The rock singer herself has denied the rumors in an on-line posting on her band's official website.

Amy confirmed that the news was untrue and said that she doesn't even know where it came from. "I am NOT going to be collaborating with METALICA. I have absolutely no idea where this rumor came from, but it is not true," Amy said.
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Trailer to Julianne Moore's 'Savage Grace' Premiered

April 21, 2008 07:41:05 GMT


IFC First Take have introduced its latest feature film project "Savage Grace" through its trailer. The video footage of the drama film starring Julianne Moore took a bit over two minutes running time and pretty much let out the disturbing scenes from the film that picks up the story of an incestuous relationship between a mother and her son and how it literally kills her at the end.

Opened with a shot of a pair of swimming white geese, the trailer begins with a scene in which a boy can be seen walking in a sidewalk enjoying a cone of ice cream. In the background of the scene, it can be heard that Moore's character, Barbara Daly Baekeland, is explaining to her son about their life.
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New Miley Cyrus' Revealing Shots Hit the Internet, Again


April 21, 2008 07:04:09 GMT


Ooops she did it again. Teen sensation Miley Cyrus found herself in another raunchy pictures scandal yet again as some new inappropriate pictures of her are making their way all over the Internet.

One of the new revealing shots shows Cyrus exposing her green bra in what appeared to be a recording studio. The other one shows her exposing her flat belly while she leans her body on the lap of a young boy friend. Have a peek at the pics at JustJared.
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Young Buck Replied 50 Cent's Allegation in His New Song


April 21, 2008 06:59:32 GMT


Rap songs' lyrics often talk about disputes between its artists. This tradition is also followed by rapper Young Buck, who talks about 50 Cent and G-Unit on his new song titled "My Interview".

On the lyrics of the song, the former G-Unit member was answering 50's allegation concerning his disposal from the Unit. "Damn right I'm sipping syrup, flipping birds to get what I deserve. And I hear the same things that you heard/ That '50 kicked him out' or 'Buck sniffs coke and he flips out'/ It's too late, the whole world know what I be about/ Sh--, I do make mistakes like any other man/ Sh--, I recoup off an album, quicker than you can ... Am I loyal? Dr. Dre can answer that for ya," the lyric read.
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'Indiana Jones 4' Denied a Two and a Half Hour Screening Time

April 21, 2008 06:53:21 GMT


Rumored earlier to be having a 140 minutes of screen time, the latest installment of the adventurous archaeologist movie "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" has been cleared up from the speculation. In response to the long running time rumor, producer Frank Marshall has stated that the Steven Spielberg-directed film will only have a bit over 120 minutes of previewing.

Allegedly, Marshall has come to the Paramount publicity to give out the clarification. However, how long exactly the film is going to take to be screened has yet to be revealed. Reports concerning the matter further suggested that it won't take longer time than the other three Indiana Jones series, which the longest, Last Crusade, took about 127-minute.
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Ex-Boyfriends, Justin Timberlake and John Mayer, Lent Support to Cameron Diaz

April 21, 2008 06:23:05 GMT


What do Justin Timberlake and John Mayer have in common besides their music career? They both are the ex-boyfriends of Cameron Diaz and they as well also offer the movie star friendly support following her father's death last week.

Justin and John were both seen attending the memorial service of Cammy's late father, which was held Sunday, April 20 at Mahe in Seal Beach. Both music stars attended the service separately and stayed until most people started leaving at around 4 P.M.
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Madonna's '4 Minutes' Topped the U.K. Charts

April 21, 2008 05:58:24 GMT


Pop diva Madonna proves that age never stops her from achieving success. The fact can be seen after the 49-year-old singer managed to put her latest single "4 Minutes" on the #1 spot of the U.K. Singles chart.

The single, which features collaboration with Justin Timberlake, climbed three places from its previous #4 place to be number one this week. It replaces last week's top spot "American Boy" by Estelle featuring Kanye West.
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P. Diddy and Kim Porter Rekindle Romance

April 21, 2008 05:58:07 GMT


Are they or aren't they? P. Diddy and Kim Porter have sparked rumors of a rekindled romance after they were seen having lunch together in Los Angeles, Friday, April 18. The former lovers were reported to have an intimate romantic lunch at Italian restaurant Trilussa in Beverly Hills.

Diddy and Porter have been together since 1997. They are parents to son Christian Casey Combs and twin daughters D'Lila Star and Jessie James. The longtime partners separated July last year with reports claimed Porter has had enough of his cheating habit and so decided to end their longterm relationship, bringing all the children to a new home in Beverly Hills she already purchased.
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NY Comic Con Exposes Two Face Through 'Dark Knight' New Trailer, Details Noted

April 21, 2008 05:19:05 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures allegedly has revealed the new trailer of the highly anticipated superhero flick "The Dark Knight" earlier than its schedule at the New York Comic Con on April 19. Through the earlier screening, it is revealed that the trailer exposes Batman's friend-turned-archenemy, Harvey 'Two Face' Dent.

Reports on the details of the trailer suggested that the footage picked up the love triangle between Harvey Dent, Batman and Batman's former lover Rachel Dawes. MTV further gives out more detailed description on the trailer noting that the trailer begins with a shot of Batman stood above the Gotham city followed with Joker's question "Where do we begin?". The footage then reportedly continues with a scene suggesting that Joker is controlling the mob bosses. Following that, Dent is brought into the screen. At some point the man who later turned to be 'Two Face' can be heard stating "You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."
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Omarion Split With Record Label


April 21, 2008 04:43:44 GMT


It looks like Omarion's musical career is under threat now after he was dropped by his label. The rapper who was engaged to Columbia Records, reportedly has no longer continued his courtship with the label.

The news was confirmed by an inside source who told BlackVoices.com. Apparently, the reason behind the drop is yet to be revealed. Neither Omarion nor the record label's representative have released their statements regarding the report.
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Frank Miller's 'The Spirit' Got Teaser Trailer

April 21, 2008 04:25:16 GMT


The teaser trailer to "The Spirit", the action adventure film by the widely recognized comic creator Frank Miller, has hit the cyber world. Following the release of its poster earlier, the one-minute length footage has reportedly been released by Lions Gate Films and was posted firstly by MTV Movies Blog.

Taking the noir's tone of "Sin City", the compilation of clips exposes the footage in black and white with the contrast color of red. Opened with a shot of a band of cats wandering in and out a circling light, the teaser continues by showing a man wearing only a pair of shorts walks through the spotlight. Then, it is shown that he receives a phone call and quickly put on his shirt and red tie. He then wears his long coat and hat, before seen running on a wire connecting buildings' rooftop.
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Lindsay Lohan Falling Off the Wagon, Again

April 21, 2008 04:16:57 GMT


Old habit dies hard. It seems quite difficult for Lindsay Lohan to ditch her hard partying habit. The former rehab patient was spotted by People partying at Times Square's Hawaiian Tropic Zone in New York on Saturday night, April 19. She, according to the publication, was seen chain smoking and drinking Grey Goose and Red Bull cocktails.

Lindsay was accompanying best friend DJ Samantha Ronson who was on duty that night when she was seen sitting in the second level VIP section, which overlooked a packed dance floor. She at first chatted with friends and then smoked cigarettes. Later that night, People saw her dancing to Britney Spears' "Gimme More."
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Britney Spears to Direct Her Own Music Video

April 21, 2008 04:07:37 GMT


Britney Spears is set to make a new step in her musical career. Report says that she will not only be singing on her new music video "Radar" but also planning to direct it.

A source revealed the "Toxic" singer's reason to direct the video herself to ShowbizSpy.com saying, "She wants to make sure it's exactly right." Before "Radar", Britney has just released the video for "Break The Ice" on March 15, 2008, which was directed by Robert Hales and featured an animated figure of her. It was reported that the idea also came from the singer herself.
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Bond's Aston Martin Briefly Swam With Fishes

April 21, 2008 03:44:44 GMT


Experiencing on-set accident in filming an action-pack movie probably could be avoided by many action films, but that's not the case with "Quantum of Solace" as the James Bond's latest expensive Aston Martin got into a terrible accident. Though the limited edition sport car has yet to be used in filming, it has plunged into Lake Garda, Italy on Saturday, April 19.

Reports regarding the news suggested that the $250,000 car was on its way to the "Solace" set when it took the horrible accident. The film's producers explained that the black car plummeted into the lake, when the driver, who was said to be driving the car under the heavy rain, lost control of the car and struck a guard rail on a curve. On the incident, executive producer Anthony Waye said, "Around 6.30am under a heavy shower the car came off the road and ended up in the lake. The driver was slightly hurt and is expected to be released from hospital shortly."
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Cate Blanchett Showed Off Newborn Son at Australia Summit

April 21, 2008 03:32:07 GMT


Gave birth to a baby boy, her third son with husband Andrew Upton, last week, Cate Blanchett showed off her newborn son, named Ignatius Martin Upton, during day one of the Australia 2020 Summit held at Parliament House on Saturday, April 19 in Canberra, Australia. The mother-and-son thus stole the spotlight from more than 1,000 of Australia's top citizens.

"It is a measure of my belief in the weekend that I am here at all," Blanchett said. "As you could imagine, I would rather be in bed."
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'Forbidden Kingdom' Claims Box Office Glory

April 21, 2008 02:50:51 GMT


Pairing up the two great martial art-specialists, Jackie Chan and Jet Li, apparently is a great decision to be made as the action film "The Forbidden Kingdom", which sees the two theps as the stars, debuted strongly at the North American box office. After the three days weekend screening until Sunday, April 20, the box office revenue tracker, Box Office Mojo, estimated that the Lions Gate Films' movie has proved to be the best by raking in approximately $20.9 million.

Previewed in 3,151 theaters across the U.S., the film directed by Rob Minkoff managed to bring in more than expected and is listed among the biggest opening martial art films. In fact, it is the highest selling kung fu film since the release of Quentin Tarantino's 2004 "Kill Bill Vol. 2" which garnered $25.1 million. The film also marked Chan's best opening film for a non-"Rush Hour" tidbit as well as Li's finest debuting movie since the 1998's "Lethal Weapon 4".
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Paris Hilton Gets Her Own TV Pet Show

April 21, 2008 02:47:52 GMT


Is no stranger to reality TV show, Paris Hilton reportedly has secured a new deal with Britain television channel "Living TV" to host its pet grooming show, to be titled "Paris' Pooches". The pet show is said to see the celebrity socialite manages a beauty parlor for dogs in Bond Street, London.

And while a spokesman for Living TV has yet available for comment, a source told Britain's Sunday Star newspaper, "The shop is perfect for Paris. It's a subject she's passionate about and it's a way for her to break into UK TV." The source went on adding, "Watching Paris act out her Los Angeles lifestyle, in which tiaras for Chihuahuas are of real importance, should be very entertaining. And she will no doubt be hitting the clubs and parties over here in the same way she does back home."
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Sandra Bullock and Hubby Escaped Serious Injury in Car Collision

April 21, 2008 02:18:12 GMT


Sandra Bullock and her motorcycle builder husband Jesse G. James escaped serious injury after their car was hit by a suspected drunk driver in Gloucester, Mass. Friday night, April 18. The movie beauty was in Massachusetts shooting the film "The Proposal," it's been claimed.

Boston Herald who originally reported the crash story wrote Bullock and Jesse were being driven home for the evening at around 9:50 P.M. in a 2008 Chevy Suburban when a 2001 Subaru Forester station wagon which was driven by Lucile P. Gatchell, 64, of Gloucester jumped lanes on East Main Street and smashed into their front end. Both vehicles were totaled, luckily no one was hurt.
 
 
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