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April 23, 2008

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Stone Temple Pilots Reunite to Open for Led Zeppelin

April 23, 2008 09:35:22 GMT


All bands that have reunited after having long break-up always have good reasons to get back together, that's also the same case with rock band "Stone Temple Pilots. Recently the band's bassist has revealed one the reasons in an interview with MTV, saying that they get together so they can open Led Zeppelin concert.

Confirming the news to MTV Robert DeLeo said, "Believe me, that was one of the reasons. We thought, 'We should get together now, in case Zeppelin does tour.' I'm serious, man. That would be one hell of a bill: STP and Led Zeppelin. I mean, we could play a doghouse, out in the middle of the ocean, and if I got to play with Zeppelin, that would be a highlight of my life." He also revealed that although the reunion looks to be impossible at first, the band members managed to settle down their differences and things went well in the end.
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'Watchmen' Offering Chance to Appear in Film

April 23, 2008 09:30:52 GMT


Though the Warner Bros. Pictures' adventure fantasy film "Watchmen" has gone into its post-production mode, it doesn't mean that the fans couldn't participate in the movie. In a YouTube account, director Zack Snyder announced that "Watchmen" and YouTube.com have teamed up to create a contest for the fans entitled "Veidt Enterprises Advertising Contest".

By joining the commercial contest, 40 finalists will get signed posters from the director of "300", whereas the top five from user votes are going to win High-Definition Canon Vixia HG10 camcorders. Further, those who get into Snyder's top 20 list will be handed one thousand dollars. Apart from all those alluring prizes, the ultimate winner will get him/herself made TV ad featured in the film.
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Steve Coogan's 'Hamlet 2' Trailer on the Net

April 23, 2008 08:36:38 GMT


Following the release of its red band trailer earlier, the Focus Features' comedy "Hamlet 2" got its green band trailer outed online. The trailer takes the same amount of time to be viewed as its restricted version, which is about two and a half minutes.

Revealing the comedic side of the film starring Steve Coogan, the trailer begins with a character description of Dana Marschz stating that the failed actor turned to be a drama teacher only to find out that he is not that good in the profession either. As the trailer builds up, it is further revealed that in his effort to save his drama department from removal, he created a sequel to the famous Shakespeare play 'Hamlet 2'.
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Hot New Hook-Up: Imogen Heap and Jeff Goldblum

April 23, 2008 08:14:53 GMT


New report surfaced by the hour that Imogen Heap and Jeff Goldblum are dating. The twosome sparked dating reports after they were spotted getting physical during a recent walk through London's Hyde Park.

Goldblum, an Academy Award-nominated actor, is 55 and Heap, who's a Grammy nominated English singer-songwriter, is still 30. There has yet official confirmation on the dating report, but they already went public with their supposed romance, being spotted walking together, holding hands, hugging and kissing.
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Jay-Z to Leave Music for Movie Industry

April 23, 2008 08:10:05 GMT


Jay-Z can't get enough of new ventures. Just like his wife, Beyonce Knowles, the rapper who has owned several albums, boutique hotels, clubs and apparel lines, is considering a foray into the movie world after his recording contract is off.

"I want to get into the movie business," the Hip-Hop icon said. "I love films and that's why I feel I would do a good job. My recording contract runs out after two more albums. Who knows what I will do after that."
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'What Happens in Vegas' Premiere Minus Cameron Diaz

April 23, 2008 07:31:28 GMT


Despite the fact that the 20th Century Fox's forthcoming romantic comedy movie is entitled using the 'Sin City' name, "What Happens in Vegas..." didn't see the famous city the place to debut the film. Instead, it was premiered in London, England. Taking place at Odeon in Leicester Square, the Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz-starrer film celebrated its premiere on Tuesday, April 22.

Unlike many other Hollywood films, the Tom Vaughan-directed film's premiere was attended by a few of the film's stars. The two cast ensemble spotted on the special night were Kutcher and Lake Bell, whereas the leading lady Diaz was nowhere to be seen. Allegedly, the "Charlie's Angels" star couldn't attend the premiere because she is still coping with the passing of her father. Though lacking the Hollywood big names, the red carpet was still made lively by many British famous names, such as English lingerie model Danielle Lloyd and singer Natalie Imbruglia.
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Kelly Brook Called Off Engagement to Billy Zane

April 23, 2008 07:27:41 GMT


Another celebrity couple bite the dust. Kelly Brook and her actor fiance Billy Zane have split. The actress reportedly has called off her engagement to the "Titanic" actor.

It's been claimed that Brook ended the relationship last month after re-evaluating her life following her father's death November last year after battling cancer. "After much soul-searching, Kelly decided that Billy is not the man she wants to marry and has called off the engagement," the Sun quoted a source as saying. "The split is completely amicable and the decision was made after long conversations here and in the U.S. They remain good friends."
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Alex Woodard to Release Song About Motherhood

April 23, 2008 07:26:02 GMT


A new single which tells about motherhood is set to be released by a new emerging singer/guitarist Alex Woodard. The song titled "Beautiful Now", which is described as Alex's ode to the beauty of motherhood, will be officially released on May 6, via iTunes. Along with the single, an exclusive version of the video will also be launched on the same day.

Revealing his idea and inspiration behind the writing for his new song Alex was quoted saying, "I imagined what I'd say to the mother of my kids someday. I really felt like when I saw her in that light, she would be more beautiful to me than ever before, and my love for her would run deeper than I'd even thought possible." The singer recently has also been praised by RollingStone.com, said that he has a "raspy, quavering vocals and a penchant for catchy Folk-Rock."
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Video Premiere : 3 Doors Down's 'It's Not My Time'

April 23, 2008 07:18:15 GMT


New report comes from the post-grunge rock band 3 Doors Down as they have unveiled the new video for their latest hit single "It's Not My Time". The Mississippi-based band officially premiered it on VH1.com.

The video was directed by Shaun Silva who has also directed for other famous singers, such as Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson and Sugarland. The clip was shot in Cincinnati, Ohio during the band's tour earlier this month. Not only featuring the Doors, the new video also captured a new art of disciplines about movements called "Parkouring".
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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Outed by Lady Victoria Hervey

April 23, 2008 06:40:01 GMT


Mariah Carey rules out having kids, but not romance. The diva who's been keeping her alleged romance with Nick Cannon under the radar has been outed by English socialite Lady Victoria Hervey.

Lady Victoria has revealed Carey and Cannon are inseparable after she invited the singer to perform at an upcoming Cannes Film Festival party she's throwing in France next month. The so-called "it girl" furthermore also claimed to have been told by Carey that she would only perform in Cannes if Cannon was by her side.
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'Prince Caspian' Claims Second Trailer

April 23, 2008 06:34:57 GMT


"The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" has got a new trailer under its sleeves and has released it online. The trailer runs for about one and a half minute and it focuses on the darker side of the adventure fantasy drama for Buena Vista Pictures.

Opening with an aerial shot of a ruined castle and winged creatures hovering over the desolated place, the trailer then cut into bits of clips explaining that when the Pevensie siblings return to their beloved Narnia one year later, the magical land they once ruled has gone through 1300 years and is on the brink of extinction. Most of the scene included in the beginning of the trailer are shot in the dark.
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Solange Knowles Taps Lil Wayne, Pharrell in New Album

April 23, 2008 06:20:33 GMT


Following the news of her new album's release, Solange Knowles has now added more details about it. The sophomore album will be titled "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams" and planned to be released on August 26.

The Beyonce Knowles' sister has also revealed the tracks for the new album, which are "I Decided", "Cosmic Journey", "Wanna Go Back", "Same Song, Different Man", "ChampagneChronicNightcap", "Ode to Marvin", "What's Going On", "T.O.N.Y.", "Sandcastle Disco" and "Would've Been The One". In the tracks, Solange was working with lots of different musicians such as, Estelle on "Same Song, Different Man" and with Lil Wayne on "ChampaneChronicNightcap". Other famous names that also worked with her on the album were, Pharrell Williams, Mark Ronson, Bilal and many more.
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Lindsay Lohan and Ashley Olsen Fight Over Samantha Ronson

April 23, 2008 05:00:09 GMT


It's girl fight. Lindsay Lohan and Ashley Olsen are feuding over DJ Samantha Ronson. The actress-singer apparently got very jealous upon knowing that Ashley greeted Samantha during a party at a club in New York this past weekend.

Lindsay and Samantha were enjoying their night-out together at the Beatrice Inn on Friday, April 18 when Ashley greeted Samantha that drove Lindsay mad. A source who witnessed the fight told Page Six, "Ashley Olsen said hello to Sam at the Beatrice, and Lindsay screamed at her, 'Get your 15-year-old 'Full House' ass away from my girlfriend.'"
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The 66th Golden Globe Awards Announcing Key Dates

April 23, 2008 04:44:05 GMT


Following the announcement of the 81st Academy Awards' schedules, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) came out to reveal the important dates to its noted awards show, the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Latest reports claimed that the president of HFPA, Jorge Camara, has announced the key dates of the event on Tuesday, April 22.

On the occasion, it is revealed that the Globes' nominees will be outed on Thursday, December 11 at 5:00 A.M. Meanwhile, the ceremony of the awards presentation will be broadcast live from The Beverly Hilton on NBC starting at 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 11, 2009. The event that gives out recognition to television as well as motion picture is said to be aired in more than 150 countries worldwide.
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Gisele Bundchen's Most Alluring Body Exposed at Photo Exhibit

April 23, 2008 04:27:54 GMT


Bringing back its annual "Most Alluring Bodies" exhibit, Allure magazine is having the naked pics of Gisele Bundchen and Scarlett Johansson to be showed off to public during the event. The photo exhibit is about to be hosted by Allure Editor-in-Chief Linda Wells and expected to take place on May 7 at Skylight Studios.

As for Gisele, she according to E! News poses topless in jeans and a big floppy hat with her back to the camera. Scarlett, elsewhere, is photographed lying on a couch in a pair of underwear and a beaded top.
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Video Premiere: Prodigy's 'Dirty New Yorker'

April 23, 2008 04:15:09 GMT


Rapper Prodigy has just premiered the video for his single "Dirty New Yorker". The single was taken from his new studio album "H.N.I.C. 2" that has just been released on April 22.

Beside "Dirty New Yorker" the new album also consists other tracks, such as "The Life", "Young Veterans", "New Vitty", etc., with the total of 13 songs on it. The new album is the sequel to his first solo album "H.N.I.C." which was released in 2000 and received Gold certification after selling about 700,000 copies in U.S.
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Featurette: Jeremy Podeswa Explains About 'Fugitive Pieces'

April 23, 2008 04:09:55 GMT


A new featurette on the Samuel Goldwyn Films' drama "Fugitive Pieces" has come out on the net. The video footage showcases the description of the film made by its director/scribbler Jeremy Podeswa as well as the compilation of clips from the film starring Stephen Dillane, Rade Serbedzija and Rosamund Pike.

The featurette begins with an eerie scene in which a little boy opens his house front door and runs into the woods. Then, it is cut into the explanation given by Podeswa who stated that the film is generally about a young Poland boy whose family was killed at the height the World War II. As the clips take over again, the director said that the boy is saved by a Greek man who brings him to Greek and hide him there.
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Janet Jackson to Tour for 'Discipline'

April 23, 2008 03:40:38 GMT


Good news arrives for Janet Jackson's die hard fans as the singer has now confirmed the start of her tour dates. Report claims that the actress will start her long awaited world tour on September 11 in support of her album "Discipline".

Janet also added that after recovering from her sickness which made her hospitalized on March 10, she is currently continuing her new album promotion and also prepares her tour rehearsals. Speaking in an interview with E! Online she said, "I'm still promoting the new album right now, but we'll be getting into rehearsals in about a month and then start touring."
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Plies Unveils 'Definition' Cover Art and Previews Music Video


April 23, 2008 03:40:11 GMT


Plies has unleashed the cover art of his upcoming album, "Definition of Real". The artwork is very gangsta-themed showing the picture of him squatting and wearing a ski mask plus a head-shaped chain with "Goon" written on the forehead . The album is scheduled for a released on June 10, according to the rapper's official site.

On Monday, April 21, Plies posted the cover art along with a video that allows fans to have a sneak peek to his new music video, "Bust It Baby Pt. 2". The song that features Ne-Yo is made the first official single from the album but the premiere date of the video has not been mentioned in the post.
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Cameron Diaz Under Medical Attention with Stress, Plans a Year Off

April 23, 2008 03:30:35 GMT


Everything is just not good for Cameron Diaz following her father's sudden death last week. The actress missed the premiere of her film "What Happens in Vegas..." and co-star Ashton Kutcher revealed that she's receiving "medical attention" at the moment.

Kutcher attended the film's premiere Monday night, April 21 in London, U.K. all alone and told a WENN photographer, "Sadly she will not be joining us for the premiere as she has just lost her father and is under medical attention with stress at the moment. But she will be better soon."
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'Iron Man' to Open a Day Early

April 23, 2008 03:22:07 GMT


Though left disappointed by the dismissal of the early "Iron Man" theatrical opening that has been thrown out by Paramount Pictures previously, the die hard fans of the superhero can now breathe free. The latest report coming from the action tidbit exposes that those who cannot wait to see the film will get the chance to watch it earlier than its release schedule.

The Jon Favreau-directed film is said to be heading to selected theaters on May 1, 2008 and will be viewed starting at 8:00 P.M. Despite announcing the time and date, report on the matter didn't note which theaters are set to screen it earlier. Hence, fans should check their local theater listings. Though the limited release won't be as early as the international release on April 30, some of the fans won't have to wait until May 2 to flock the theaters.
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Victoria Beckham Joining The Pussycat Dolls in Sin City

April 23, 2008 02:48:05 GMT


It becomes apparent that Victoria Adams is the Spice girl who can't get enough of a stage performance. The wife of soccer ace David Beckham will grab the mic again, assisting dancing and singing troupe, The Pussycat Dolls when they perform at Las Vegas' Palace Hotel and Casino in June.

Alisa Boushey, spokeswoman for Pussycat Dolls has confirmed this guest appearance, saying "Victoria's been in talks with the Dolls for some time and will be joining them on-stage. She would have done it sooner but it's been a question of her busy schedule. But it will be happening very soon." Victoria has just completed her reunion tour with Spice Girls in late February this year.
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Disney Book Group Confirmed Miley Cyrus Lucrative Book Deal

April 23, 2008 02:41:12 GMT


Rumors on the street are true. Miley Cyrus is coming out with a tell-all memoir. Disney Book Group has confirmed Tuesday, April 22 that the teen sensation has signed a seven-figure book deal to write a memoir about her journey to stardom.

The book will focus on Miley's early life in Tennessee and reveal further on her journey to Hollywood stardom, particularly on the guidance her mother Leticia "Tish" Cyrus has given her. On top of all, the book will feature never-before-seen photos, family stories and a look at Miley's inner circle of loved ones.
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Fergie to Release 'The Dutchess' Deluxe Edition

April 23, 2008 02:34:10 GMT


New report comes from the Black Eyed Peas' Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie. Speaking to MTV, Fergie reveals that she plans to re-release her hit solo album "The Dutchess" and turn it as a deluxe album. On the repackaged album she confirmed that she will add new songs that weren't on the first album such as, "Party People" which features collaboration with Nelly and also "Labels or Love" which will be the theme song for "Sex and the City" movie spin-off.

The singer commented that she agreed to make a repackaged version of her previous album because it is the trend now and it also gives her the chance to put her unreleased songs. "That's what everyone's doing nowadays, I hear. The label came to me and said this would be a good idea, and I thought, 'Well, OK, if this is another way for me to put out these songs that I've been wanting people to hear, then great.' The music business is changing, and this repackage thing is a new way for people to put out songs that they want people to hear, so I'm cool with it," Fergie said.
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Car Chase Scene to Open 'Quantum'

April 23, 2008 02:27:23 GMT


Following the not so good news about the plunged Aston Martin car used for "Quantum of Solace", an exhilarating news came from the superspy film's production. In a press conference held in Tremosine on Sunday, April 20, second unit director Dan Bradley explained that the first 15 minutes opening sequence of the James Bond's 22nd film will involve a dramatic car chase scene followed by gunfight.

The particular scene is going to expose Bond's Aston Martin DBS as well as the bad guy's Black Alfa Romeo 159 in a car chase along Gardesana which is the road around the Garda Lake between Malcesine, Limone and Tremosine. It involved 40 stuntmen, 6 Daniel Craig's doubles, many Aston Martin and a Black Alfa Romeo. The shooting in Gargnano and Limone will still continue until April 25. The details on the reports have been e-mailed by BadTaste.it.
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Leaked: Mariah Carey's 'Bye Bye' in Jay-Z's Remix

April 23, 2008 02:20:47 GMT


As promised, Jay-Z releases a remix of Mariah Carey's "E=MC²" second single, "Bye Bye". The mashed-up version has been leaked on-line, featuring Jay-Z's rapping and a much more hype tempo that creates a "happier" tone compared to the original one.

Producer Jermaine Dupri spilled to MTV last week that he entered the studio with Jay-Z to do a remix of "Bye Bye". Speaking of the new joint, Durpi said, "The remix for the Mariah record is crazy. Young Hov and Mariah crank it up, and myself, JD - a.k.a. Barry Bonds - cleans up."
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It's Official, Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles Signed Marriage License

April 23, 2008 02:14:50 GMT


Putting an end to intense media speculation regarding their marital status, Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles are married already. It has been confirmed by a village clerk that the celebrity couple have filed their signed marriage license last Friday, April 18 in Scarsdale, New York.

While neither of them officially confirmed their much speculated April 4 wedding, Scarsdale Town Clerk Donna Conkling has confirmed to US Weekly the license, which lists the wedding date as April 4, was received by mail last Friday. Jay-Z and Beyonce initially "applied for a marriage license" on April 1, Donna Conkling said in a statement. "They were very low-key and weren't dressed up. They did not have a large entourage."
 
 
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