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April 24, 2008

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'Baby Mama' Rolls Down Red Carpet at Tribeca

April 24, 2008 10:00:54 GMT


Setting eyes on Friday, April 25, for its theatrical debut, the Universal Pictures' comedy "Baby Mama" celebrated its premiere on Wednesday, April 23 at the Ziegfeld Theater in Midtown New York City. The special red carpet event was held at the Tribeca Film Festival and was attended by many of its stars, including Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Dax Shepard, Steve Martin and Sigourney Weaver.

Fey who walked on the red carpet wearing black dress expressed her excitement on screening the movie at the film fest saying, "I'm so thrilled to be part of this. I've been able to work in entertainment and only have to live in Chicago and New York, (and it) is an unbelievable blessing." Her co-star, Poehler who came to the event wearing Alberta Ferretti and accompanied by her actor husband Will Arnett , then added, "It's honestly awesome to be able to have this premiere in New York. It's such a New York film for us. We shot it here."
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Foo Fighters Won Album Nod at 1st NME Awards USA

April 24, 2008 09:25:41 GMT


Foo Fighters were hailed as the recipient of Best Album of the Year through their 2007 effort "Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace" at the first ever NME Awards USA. Their win was selected by fans via on-line votes that favored the band's album over the other nominees which are The Hold Steady's "Girls And Boys of America", The Killers' "Sawdust", Kings of Leon's "Because of the Times" and The White Stripes' "Icky Thump".

The band which is fronted by Dave Grohl did not attend the show but sent in a video acceptance speech. They said, "Number One Record - thanks very much for that. It's good to see NME making its way over here into the States, because they've been good friends of ours over in the UK for a long time."
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Will Smith's 'Hancock' Trailer Available


April 24, 2008 09:16:16 GMT


Surprise came from the American Idol's result show on Wednesday, April 23 as the singing competition show revealed the new trailer of action drama "Hancock". The trailer that runs for two minutes flat has been outed by Columbia Pictures and offers a different look into the film starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman.

Opened simply with a shining logo "Hancock", the trailer begins with a cop chase action with chopper hovering above and car rolls down the highway. Out of nowhere comes out a flying man with a bottle of liquor in his hand. As he heads towards the highway, he avoids a plane and as a consequence, he strikes a directional board and falls directly on the back of the criminal's car.
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Swizz Beatz and Wife Mashonda Call It Quits

April 24, 2008 08:46:36 GMT


Rapper-producer Swizz Beatz and his wife, R'n'B singer Mashonda, are heading for splitsville. The couple have been married since 2004. They are parents to son Kassem Jr., who was born in January 2007.

A spokesperson for Swizz Beatz declined to elaborate on the reason behind the couple's split, yet claimed the separation was "on amicable terms". "Their union was one shared in love and deep admiration for one another. For the last seven months, the two have been working on establishing a formidable friendship, being great parents to their son, and remaining great supporters of each other's careers," the representative told AllHipHop. "The couple has asked that their privacy be respected at this time."
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No More 'Hellboy' Film After the Third

April 24, 2008 08:28:38 GMT


Though "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" won't be coming out in the theaters until July 11, plans for the follow-up to the action sci-fi film have been made. And apparently, it would generate mixed thought from the fans since report suggested that though a third film may be made, it would be the last "Hellboy" film.

Talking to SciFi, director Guillermo del Toro revealed that whether the third "Hellboy" film will be brought up to the big screen or not depends on the outcome of the upcoming sequel. The good news is he has prepared ideas for it, but on a downer side, he insisted that he won't do more than that. "If there was ever a third one, I would really make sure that we at least sign a contract that there is no more," explained the filmmaker. "No prequels and no sequels: nothing. If that happens, then there is a third one we have planned, and the seeds are planted in this film."
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'Jackass' Star Bam Margera's Sex Tape to Be Released Soon


April 24, 2008 07:49:04 GMT


Another Hollywood notable figure bites the dust. Bam Margera, who's best known for his starring role in MTV's "Jackass", has become the other celebrity being caught in sex tape scandal. Rumors on the street said racy footage of the star is set to be released on a pay-per-view website.

Margera is allegedly shown in the much-talked tape performing sex acts with blonde Lindsay Hughes, the fiancee of New York radio host Gregg Hughes, who alongside Anthony Cumia famous as the hosts of "The Opie & Anthony Show", a talk radio program airing on XM Satellite Radio, XM Canada, DirecTV, and syndicated on terrestrial radio stations nationwide. Per U.S. magazine Steppin' Out the tape has been obtained by Gregg's former employee.
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Official Film Selection of Cannes Unveiled, 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'Indy 4' Listed

April 24, 2008 07:16:33 GMT


As the film line up for the 2008 Cannes Film Festival was announced on a press conference held at Intercontinental Le Grand Hotel, Paris on Wednesday, April 23, it is revealed that the prestigious film festival will be made merry by the screening of several highly awaited films. Though shunned away from the list of film up for Cannes' top prize, Palme d'Or, "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" and "Kung Fu Panda" will be making their world premiere on the event.

"Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" has earlier rumored to be rolling out its red carpet at the fest on May 18 and despite the fact that it has been announced to be among the films screened at the event, the confirmed date has yet to be unveiled. On the case of "Panda", Variety reported that the film featuring the voices of Jack Black and Angelina Jolie will be viewed on May 15. Aside from the action adventure film starring Harrison Ford and the DreamWorks' animation, other films scheduled to be viewed out of the competition on the event are Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and Kim Jee-woon's "The Good, the Bad, the Weird".
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Behind the Scene of Nelly's 'Party People' Video

April 24, 2008 07:16:11 GMT


With the video out and about for viewing, Nelly's "Party People" receives its behind-the-scene footage. The clip that was outed by the rapper's label Universal Motown, features the on-set shooting that includes Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie and video interviews.

In the clip, Nelly and the video's director Mark Webb gave out their insights to the making of the video that involves a lot of people. The original video was premiered on April 14 on MTV, showing Fergie in both modern look and classical 'Moulin Rogue' image. It was shot in Los Angeles earlier this year with cameos from Keri Hilson and the song's producer Polow Da Don.
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Tokio Hotel Give Fans V.I.P. Access With CD Purchase


April 24, 2008 06:53:31 GMT


With the album coming around the corner, Tokio Hotel and their marketing teams have decided to add a little extra to each package of the CD. Included in each of the "Scream" album which will hit the U.S. stores on May 6 is a code to a very special V.I.P. section on the band's official site.

For every purchase of the CD, there can be found a code that will give access to the V.I.P. area in the site. The segment will include exclusive content, live chat with the band, chance to win concert tickets and meet the band as well as live concert stream.
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Miley Cyrus Defended by Joe Jonas Over Leaked Racy Pics


April 24, 2008 06:48:57 GMT


That's what friends are for, to lend their support and get your back when the goings get really though. Is Miley Cyrus's tour mate alongside his band Jonas Brothers, Joe Jonas spoke out to defend the actress-singer amidst her battle to keep her good reputation hot on the heels of the leaked shots of her cuddling with boyfriend Thomas Sturges.

The pop-rock singer has, during a recent appearance on the satellite radio show "Yo on E!", publicly declared "We're good friends of hers. We got her back and we love her to death." He then added, "I think it's just the way you come out of it. As much as they say, no one's perfect and everybody makes their mistakes. I think it's the way you handle it and come out of it in the proper and respectful way."
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'The Pussycat Dolls Presents: Girlicious' Winners Selected


April 24, 2008 06:20:42 GMT


Four winners of The Pussycat Dolls Presents: Girlicious have been selected, they are Natalie, Nichole, Tiffanie and Chrystina. The four girls were officially announced as the new group after contestant Charlye was eliminated by the panel of judges that includes Ron Fair, Lil' Kim, and Pussycat Dolls' creator, Robin Antin.

The Wednesday, April 23 episode that was broadcast on The CW saw an episode called "You Are Girlicious" where the top five were required to harmoniously sang as a five-piece as well as solo. Charlye who performed Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats" sadly did not impress the judge enough to make her stay in the competition.
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Will McDreamy's 'Made of Honor' Win Audience's Heart?

April 24, 2008 06:03:05 GMT


Set to be presented on May 2 by Columbia Pictures, the studio that brought "21" and "Vantage Point" to big screen, "Made of Honor" is facing a tough challenge to beat its strongest competitor "Iron Man". Relatively put under the shadow of the highly anticipated action film, the romantic comedy film set up Patrick Dempsey, the depicter of Dr. McDreamy in "Grey's Anatomy", as a man desperate to win his engaged-to-be-married best friend's heart.

Noted that the film seems like a reversal of the Julia Roberts' noted film "My Best Friend's Wedding", MoviesOnline further commented that the Paul Weiland-directed movie carry a tune similar to Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey-starrer film "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days". It would not disappoint the audience but it also wouldn't surprise them either as the site put it in a word, "Made of Honor" is "a relatively bland and forgettable film". Still, this is a typical film for people who longs for romantic films.
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Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham Expecting Child No. 3

April 24, 2008 05:12:16 GMT


Congratulation to Mark Wahlberg and his fiancee Rhea Durham who are waiting in anticipation for their third child together. The couple, who have been engaged for four years, are expected to welcome the new addition to the family later this fall.

"Mark is thrilled to be having another baby," a friend of the actor told OK! Magazine. "He is an amazing dad, and his two children are his world. He always used to joke about wanting at least a dozen kids, but it looks like he wasn't joking after all."
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Video: Leona Lewis Performed on American Idol


April 24, 2008 05:01:23 GMT


Leona Lewis made a performance for the first time on American Idol stage and for the umpteenth time in front of Simon Cowell. The winner of British reality show X Factor, that also sees Cowell as the judge, sang her #1 hit "Bleeding Love" on the result show on Wednesday, April 23.

While Lewis celebrated her performance, contestant Carly Smithson was cut off the show after receiving the lowest amount of vote on the Andrew Lloyd Webber week. On Tuesday, the Irish singer who lost her chance in the show's season 5 due to visa problem, performed "Jesus Superstar" and even got praised by the acid-tongue Cowell. She was put on the bottom two along with Syesha Mercado who managed to get into the top five along with David Archuleta, David Cook, Brooke White and Jason Castro.
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'Narnia' Series to Continue, 'Silver Chair' Got List of Helmer


April 24, 2008 04:35:56 GMT


Apparently Disney have decided to bring all "Chronicles of Narnia" series to the big screen, as the latest report revealed that the studio have been gearing up for the fourth installment of the C.S. Lewis' adaptation film. The hint about the matter has been brought up by producer Mark Johnson when talking to MTV News.

Though earlier he has publicly stated at New York Comic Con that "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" will be the last film, his statement to MTV suggested otherwise as he confessed that a number of great directors have been considered to work on "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair". "There is a list," revealed the producer. "We have an eye on who might direct."
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Shia LaBeouf Dating Justin Timberlake's Video Girlfriend


April 24, 2008 04:29:24 GMT


Publicly insisted he's in no hurry to walk down the aisle doesn't mean Shia LaBeouf won't get himself on the dating saddle. Life & Style has just broken fresh rumor that the actor has found love in model Lauren Hastings.

Shia and Hastings, who is the model in Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me A River" music video, were spotted together at New York's Beatrice Inn recently. It was soon thereafter that dating speculation began to spark.
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Goo Goo Dolls' New Album Aimed Before Year Ends


April 24, 2008 04:27:30 GMT


Goo Goo Dolls have dished out details of their new album, which is expected to be released in the fourth quarter of this year. The band have announced through their official site back in February that a new album is in the work and to Billboard.com the band has just confirmed that at least 25 songs have been in line but there's only "four, maybe five keepers right now."

Frontman John Rzeznik said that they will be back to their rock roots in the new set after tackling several semi-rock tunes in the previous release, "Let Love In". He explained, "We're really more of a rock band, which is kind of the approach that we're taking with the new album. That means all of us playing live in the studio and kind of under-producing it."
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Naomi Campbell Joining 'Ugly Betty' Cast for Season Finale

April 24, 2008 03:54:35 GMT


The easily-get-mad Naomi Campbell shows her ugly side, literally. The supermodel, who's boycotted and been boycotted by British Airways following the chaos she made early last month, is about to guest star in ABC's hit series "Ugly Betty", it's been claimed.

A representative for ABC confirmed the claim Wednesday, April 23 that Naomi would play herself in the second season finale. She thus follows in the footstep of former guest stars Victoria Adams and hard rock bass guitarist and vocalist Gene Simmons.
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Beyonce Knowles and Lil Wayne in Usher's 'Love in This Club' Remix


April 24, 2008 03:35:10 GMT


Young Jeezy's voice taken down, Usher has put two of his other friends for the remix of his single "Love in This Club". The joint that originally features Jeezy has received a vocal addition of Beyonce Knowles and a rapping by Lil Wayne.

The remix is a leak in anticipation of the release of Usher's new album, "Here I Stand" and which is not yet confirmed to be released in any format. The Jeezy-featured version, which is the first official single from the album, has peaked at #1 on Billboard Hot 100 chart and reportedly there was another version that includes T.I.'s rapping.
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Update: 'Justice League' No More

April 24, 2008 03:33:45 GMT


Following the earlier news stating that "Justice League Mortal" has been shelved for the second time, the updated report on the matter got even grimmer as many suggested that it is not unlikely that the superheroes flick may never see a light again. Sources close to the film allegedly claimed that the George Miller's action adventure is "dead".

Reporting on the news, IESB stated that when they were looking for confirmation on the delaying of the movie based on the Marvel comic, a movie executive working close to the film let out suggestive statement saying, "yes, it's dead." Supporting that, a report came from Superman Homepage noted that an anonymous source implied the same tone. "It's a pity, there was a lot of good stuff in it - stuff that would've been fairly new to the screen...but also some not so good stuff... so who knows...," so claimed the source.
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Video Premiere: R. Kelly's 'Hair Braider'

April 24, 2008 03:10:00 GMT


On the heels of "Double Up" that was released last year, R. Kelly will release a new album called "12 Play: Fourth Quarter" this Summer and a promotion for it has been kicked off. A music video for "Hair Braider", the first single lifted from the set has been premiered.

The video clip was shot in Chicago earlier last month with director Malcolm Jones. Despite a new promotional photo of him having a gold-dyed and braided hair, the video had the R 'n' B singer's head wrapped in hat and back to its black color. The clip shows scenes of him on the set of a video shoot and being braided by a woman.
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What Hugh Jackman Thinks About His 'Deception'

April 24, 2008 03:01:07 GMT


Before heading down to the theaters this coming Friday, April 25 to see Ewan McGregor and Hugh Jackman in the big screen, moviegoers would like to get a bit of insight on the Marcel Langenegger's thriller movie "Deception". And who is better to give that than one of its stars and producers, Jackman, himself as he sat down with MovieWeb to discuss the film.

In the interview that was done via satellite, the co-star of Nicole Kidman in "Australia" addressed the work with first time director Langenegger, shooting in New York City as well as the sex story genre. When asked about what attracted him to joining the film, he stated that he was amazed with the fact that many people that come to NYC became so focused on their works and thus become loners as what happens with McGregor's character. The full interview can be seen below.
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DWTS Star Cheryl Burke Admits Kissing Actor Gerard Butler

April 24, 2008 02:55:20 GMT


Cheryl Burke kisses and tells. The "Dancing with the Stars" professional spills the beans to People, telling the publication that she and rumored boyfriend Gerard Butler have been stepping out together recently and they even shared some smooches, much contrary to her denial on Ryan Seacrest's morning radio show.

Cheryl discussed the persistent rumors of a romance between her and movie hunk Butler on Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show on Tuesday, April 22, insisted Butler as good friend of her dancing partner in DWTS Cristian de la Fuente and his wife. "You know, honestly he's good friends with [my dance partner] Cristian [de la Fuente] and his wife - and we met through them," so she said, adding "He actually lives in my apartment building, and we've been friends for a few months."
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Chris Tomlin, Among 39th GMA Dove Awards Winners

April 24, 2008 02:54:06 GMT


The 39th Annual GMA Dove Awards has granted Chris Tomlin the Male Vocalist of the Year and Natalie Grant for the Female honor. The event that recognizes the works of gospel musicians was held on Wednesday, April 23 at Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee and broadcast nationally for the first time in four years.

Tomlin started off with 5 nominations, just one count lower than the biggest nominee, Casting Crown's Mark Hall. "This is quite amazing," Tomlin said on his acceptance speech. "Thank God for letting me sing and give a voice to people around the world to worship him. This is unbelievable that God would continue to use us all like this and I'm very, very grateful."
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Jennifer Lopez Lands Her Very Own Reality TV Show

April 24, 2008 02:31:26 GMT


Not only Jennifer Lopez is quick to shed the pounds of weight she gained during her pregnancy, but also she is quick to be back at work. The new mom has signed a deal for her, hubby Marc Anthony, and their twins to star in a so-called "docu-series" for cable channel TLC.

Made public their partnership Wednesday, April 23 at the Discovery Networks' upfront presentation in Manhattan, Lopez said "I think it'll be something very exciting." Besides starring in the show alongside her husband and kids, she will also serve as co-executive producer and co-creator of the unscripted new series.
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Video Premiere: Alicia Keys' 'Teenage Love Affair'

April 24, 2008 02:17:36 GMT


Previously only a preview, the video of Alicia Keys' "Teenage Love Affair" has now come in full length. The Chris Robinson-directed video was serviced to BET on Wednesday, April 23 few hours before its schedule on its 106 & Park show.

Keys said that the clip that was shot at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey is inspired by Spike Lee's 1988 film "School Daze". To Today Show's Matt Lauer she said, "It's an homage to Spike Lee's 'School Daze. You know that feeling when you first fall for somebody? You can't get enough of them."
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Megan Fox Is FHM's No. 1 Sexiest Woman in the World


April 24, 2008 01:28:05 GMT


Is often compared to famous movie actress Angelina Jolie in case of her sex appeal and most of all the tattoos she has, Megan Fox distances herself from the mother of four with her just-attached label, FHM No. 1 Sexiest Woman in the World. Debuted on the FHM's annual list in 2006 at No. 68 and ranked at No. 65 in 2007, the 21-year-old actress-model tops this year list, stealing the crown from last year reigning hottie Jessica Alba who has to settle for the third spot.

Jolie herself also is included in the list, being chosen the 12th Sexiest Woman in the World. Reigning the top spot on FHM's annual 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll of FHM readers, Fox beats out the likes of Jessica Biel, Elisha Cuthbert, and Scarlett Johansson among others who are on the 2nd, 4th and 5th spots respectively. Joining them on the Top 10 are Emmanuelle Chriqui, Hilary Duff, Tricia Helfer, Blake Lively, and Kate Beckinsale at no. 6 to 10 in a row. Pop star Britney Spears surprisingly also makes the cut, reigning the 100th spot.
 
 
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