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April 25, 2008

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Madonna Previews Full 'Hard Candy' on MySpace

April 25, 2008 09:37:44 GMT


Although her album "Hard Candy" will be officially released on April 29 in U.S., Madonna decides to give a sneak preview of it to her fans before it hit the stores. The pop diva is giving her fans a chance to check out the songs from her upcoming album on her MySpace page starting from April 25 until April 29.

The songs from her new album includes collaboration with famous names in music industry such as, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, and Timbaland. One of the singles from her new album that has already been premiered "4 Minutes to Save the World" feat. Justin, received great success as it peak at #1 on the U.K. Singles chart.
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Producers Offered Hilary Duff a Starring Role in 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Remake


April 25, 2008 09:24:56 GMT


Talks have been abuzz since it was confirmed that the remake of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is on the work. Its original cast, including Tori Spelling, have expressed their desire to make a comeback to the highly anticipated new series and while there have yet official words on who will star in the spin-off, rumors on the street say Hilary Duff has been offered a starring role by the series producers.

Kristin Dos Santos of E! News has claimed to have been exclusively told by sources connected to the series that "producers for the CW's 90210 remake have reached out to Hilary to offer her a starring role in the series." Still according to the sources, "Hilary's potential character is that of Annie Mills" which Kristin previously described as a Beverly Hills High student who is into theater acting, just like her predecessor.
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New Explosive 'Zohan' Trailer Comes Out

April 25, 2008 09:11:20 GMT


A new look into the Adam Sandler's comedy "You Don't Mess with the Zohan" has been provided by the new trailer version of the film. Posted on MSN, the new over two minutes video footage gives out glimpses of the explosive action sequences that will appear in the Columbia Pictures' film.

The trailer begins with a scene in which Sandler's character, Zohan, jumps out of a speeding car and then leaps into the second level of a building breaking a window in the effort. There, he knocks off an armed guard before kicking through a wall to knock another baddie. Unlike the earlier trailer, this new video shows more off the impossible things Zohan could do, such as catching a shot bullet with bare hands and swimming as fast as a speeding jet ski.
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7th Season's 'American Idol' Tour Dates Announced


April 25, 2008 08:57:09 GMT


Good news for the American Idol fans especially those who adore the already voted off idols as now they can see them back on tour. The Idol's tour will include the top ten finalists from this seventh season, which means fans will see the likes of Carly Smithson, Brooke White, Syesha Mercado, David Archuleta, David Cook, Jason Castro, Chikezie Eze, Kristy Lee Cook, Michael Johns and Ramiele Malubay on the tour.

The tour itself will start on July 1, 2008, at Glendale, Arizona, and from there it will stop by at nearly 50 cities all over U.S. including in Toronto, Canada. It scheduled to finish on September 13 in Tulsa. Meanwhile, tickets for the upcoming tour will be available for purchase starting from May 17.
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Part I of 'Harry Potter 7' Gets Official Release Date


April 25, 2008 08:19:42 GMT


Harry Potter's fans don't have to continue guessing on when the last installment of the J.K. Rowling's adaptation movies will be outed as new report has revealed the exact date of the release of the first part of "Deathly Hallows". The seventh "Harry Potter" movie, which is entitled "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" is now coming in theaters on November 19, 2010.

Earlier, "Part I" simply scheduled to be open Holiday 2010 and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" will follow in Summer 2011. Though the release date of the first part has been unveiled, the exact theatrical debut date for the second part is still in the haze. Still, the two parts of "Harry Potter" seventh and last book will see once again Daniel Radcliffe as the titular character and Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as his two best friends, Ron and Hermione.
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Adrien Brody and Actress Girlfriend Elsa Pataky Planning to Wed

April 25, 2008 08:05:20 GMT


Adrien Brody and his actress girlfriend Elsa Pataky, apparently, are taking their love relationship one notch higher. The couple, according to friends, are about to exchange wedding vows in Spain in 2009.

Brody and Elsa have been dating since 2006 and they even share a New York home. However, it was not until recently that wedding talks started to surface as the Spanish actress was snapped sporting a gold ring on her engagement finger last week.
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Snoop Dogg to Become Producer for Extreme Music

April 25, 2008 08:03:57 GMT


Still having lots of projects to be finished doesn't stop Snoop Dogg from adding another one to his list. The controversial rapper has signed a deal with Extreme Music to become the executive producer for a multi-CD series of gangsta music titled the "G-Series".

The G-Series will feature Snoop's music that is set to be used in film, TV series and commercials ads connected with the company. Meanwhile, Extreme Music's CEO, Russell Emanuel, revealed the reason his company picked Snoop saying, "When we decided to produce an urban series, we wanted it to be not only major league but also 'G,' with Snoop holding the reins." The rapper himself expressed his excitement to be working with the company as quoted saying, "I'm excited to get in the lab and cook up some heat."
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No Truth to Cameron Diaz Hospitalization Reports

April 25, 2008 07:50:23 GMT


Much contrary to recent reports, Cameron Diaz is not hospitalized. Representatives for the actress have denied she's hospitalized with stress following her father's death last week.

On Wednesday, April 23 reports surfaced that Cammy was under medical attention with stress following her father's death of pneumonia on April 15. Ashton Kutcher, who's in the same scene with Cammy in the comedy-romance "What Happens in Vegas...", was the first to broke the hospitalization issue during the film's premiere Monday night, April 21 in London, U.K.
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'Man of Steel' Eyeing Early 2009 Production


April 25, 2008 07:24:14 GMT


Though for quite sometime the sequel to the blockbuster "Superman Returns" film, "Superman: The Man of Steel", seems to be going no further than a mere plan, recent report brings good news to Superman's fans. Allegedly, the superhero film that will once again be handled by notable sci-fi helmer Bryan Singer will have early 2009 production.

The possible start date of production has been suggested by "Superman Returns" star, Brandon Routh as he sat down with Collider.com to talk about his latest film "Lie to Me", which will have its premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 26, 2006. On the less than 15-minutes interview, the former fashion model stated, "I trust that we'll be shooting Man of Steel early next year."
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'Austin Powers 4' Not Happening

April 25, 2008 06:35:30 GMT


Though rumors circulating around "Austin Powers 4" have come even further by sparking speculation that Gisele Bundchen was negotiating for a role in it, a recent comment from the depicter of Dr. Evil's son, Seth Green, suggested that the fourth installment hasn't even been considered to be brought to the big screen. Talking to MTV News, the actor revealed that the rumors hold no truth.

Still, Green didn't completely shut down the possibility of developing the fourth comedy film. "I'll tell you what," clarified the 34-year-old "Without a Paddle" star. "If a script for 'Austin Powers 4' gets written and then it gets greenlit by whatever version of New Line is still making movies, and everybody agrees to do it, then we'll have something to talk about. But at this point, 'Austin Powers 4' is nothing more than something Mike Myers talked about off-handedly during the 'Shrek' press."
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Ne-Yo to Be Guest Star in 'All My Children'

April 25, 2008 06:31:35 GMT


Already had the experience of performing in TV series and movies, Ne-Yo is set for another on-screen appearance. Only this time it will be in a soap opera titled "All My Children".

The singer's appearance on the series will simply be a guest star to perform his songs "Closer" and " Stop This World" during a wedding scene on the soap opera. The singer's cameo performance on the ABC's series can bee seen on May 21 and May 22. Before appearing at "All My Children", Ne-Yo has also appeared in some movies, one of them was "Stomp the Yard" in 2007.
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Lindsay Lohan's 'Georgia Rule' Nabbed Best Movie at 2008 Prism Awards


April 25, 2008 05:08:10 GMT


Celebrating the accuracy of film industry in portraying the use and addiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco, Entertainment Industries Council hailed Universal Pictures' drama "Georgia Rule" as the feature film winner of 2008 Prism Awards in the category of wide release. The tidbit starring Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman and Jane Fonda was given the honor at the awards gala held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday, April 24, night.

Despite besting over Ben Affleck's "Gone Baby Gone" in the category, the Garry Marshall's movie couldn't bring more kudo as Huffman's performance was shunned out by Casey Affleck's in his brother's directorial debut film. The younger Affleck won Best Performance beating out also Ryan Gosling for "Lars and the Real Girl", Ben Kingsley for "You Kill Me" and Tom Wilkinson for "Michael Clayton".
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'Grey's Anatomy' Wins Two Nods at 12th Annual Prism Awards

April 25, 2008 05:07:57 GMT


This year Prism Awards, which is the 12th, was held Thursday night, April 24 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The awards event, which was staged by the nonprofit Entertainment Industries Council in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the FX network, saw ABC's hit medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" winning the awards for Drama Episode and Performance in a Drama Series Episode for its star Ben Vereen.

Also nabbed two nods was ABC's another TV series "Brothers & Sisters" whose stars Dave Annable and Sally Field took away the Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Story Line Awards. Fox's animated sitcom "The Simpsons" was the other award winner, thanks to its episode titled "Crook and Ladder" which won the Comedy Series Episode Award.
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Both The Game and G-Unit's Albums Pushed Back


April 25, 2008 04:51:52 GMT


It was reported that The Game's new album "L.A.X" was about to be pushed by 50 Cent to avoid the same release date with G-Unit's new album. Now it turned out that not just Game's album which is being pushed back but the Unit's "Terminate on Sight" will also face the same thing.

Both artists' label Interscope has decided to hold back the release date for the albums "L.A.X" is now scheduled for release on July 8, while "Terminate on Sight" will hit the stores on July 1. Game has confirmed the new release date for his upcoming album saying, "I will drop my album on July 8 in order to clean up the mess 50 made with his new release on July 1. I thank all my fans for their support on the new single 'Pain' featuring Keyshia Cole."
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Gucci Signed Claire Danes as the New Face of Its Fine Jewelry

April 25, 2008 04:34:56 GMT


Is having a famous name in the entertainment industry, which is supported by a beautiful face, Claire Danes has agreed to lend her helping hands to help promote Gucci's fine jewelry. The movie star has been signed on by the top brand to be the new face for its fine jewelry ad campaign which is slated to roll out this fall.

Gucci creative director Frida Giannini explained Danes' choosing as their celebrity model, saying "She is very natural, fresh and has a carefree attitude that is reflected in the roles she has chosen. Claire's sensual, confident beauty and her passionate, independent and strong character embodies today's Gucci woman." Danes herself admitted to feel "honored to be working with Gucci on their jewelry campaign," adding that "[Creative director Frida Giannini] is a very inspiring and creative woman. Her vision is extraordinary and I am excited to be a part of it."
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Video: U.K. Premiere of 'Iron Man'

April 25, 2008 03:57:08 GMT


Counting down to its theatrical debut on May 2, the much awaited action film "Iron Man" celebrated its premiere in the U.K. on Thursday, April 24 at the Odeon in Leicester Square, London. The special opening saw some of the film's stars, Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Terrence Howard grazing the red carpet.

Aside from those star, director Jon Favreau has also made an appearance at the special event which is part of the around the world promotional tour for the film. Commenting about the tour, the helmer stated, "It's great - I've been from Mexico City all the way to Australia, Korea and to Paris, Rome and now I'm in London." On the chance to premiere the film in London, Paltrow also expresses her excitement stating, "It's great to be here, it's very exciting to see everyone turn up and it's nice to be in a place that I call home."
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Lil Wayne Tops the Billboard Hot 100 With 'Lollipop'

April 25, 2008 03:42:03 GMT


Since starting his musical career in 1999 until 2008, Lil Wayne never really managed to get his single reaching the #1 spot in the music chart. Now his luck seems to get its turn as the rapper's latest song "Lollipop" takes the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The new single is taken from his upcoming album "The Carter III" set to be released on June 10, 2008.

Besides getting busy with his new single's promotion, Wayne will also be joining Kanye West and other artists to perform at the Summer Jam 2008 to be held on June 1 at Giants Stadium. Other famous names also scheduled to perform in the concert are T-Pain, Ray J, Rihanna, Yung Berg, Gym Class Heroes and many more.
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No Double Wedding for BFFs Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie

April 25, 2008 03:22:29 GMT


Paris Hilton is pouring cold water on any double-wedding talk. Put the brake on the circulating rumors, she insisted she and boyfriend Benji Madden are not yet planning to walk down the aisle. Being quizzed on reports that she's planning to have a double wedding with best friend Nicole Richie and her baby's daddy Joel Madden, the hotel heiress said "No!" with a laugh.

Early this week, reports arose that Paris wanted to have a double wedding with Nicole as she wanted to boost the sale of pictures from the wedding. A friend of her even said, "She's doing it all for attention, as usual. It's a publicity stunt, just like everything else." Despite a denial issued by her representative, Paris herself kept adding fuel to the wedding talk as she was photographed buying a wedding book at Book Soup on Sunset on Monday afternoon, April 21.
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Bad Omen Falls on 'Quantum'

April 25, 2008 03:14:58 GMT


It seems like the latest installment of James Bond movie "Quantum of Solace" has been cursed. After a limited edition Aston Martin got into a terrible plunge into Lake Garda, Italy on Saturday, April 19, another serious accident occurred on the Italian set of the highlighted action film. This time, the incident may jeopardize the film as the shooting is now halted.

On the accident, a local official revealed on Thursday, April 24, that a near-fatal car crash happened on the set of "Solace" on Wednesday, April 23, when an experienced stuntman got serious head injury while filming the 15 minutes car chase sequence along the Gardesana, the winding road around Lake Garda. Reportedly, Aris Comninos, the stunt driver of an Alfa Romeo car, Bond's villain vehicle, got into a collision with a lorry and crashed into the side wall of the road. Beside Comninos, the co-driver was also injured though wasn't as serious as his fellow stuntman. The two had been brought into Borgo Trento hospital in Verona.
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Carmen Electra Engaged to Wed for a Third Time

April 25, 2008 02:37:03 GMT


Is having two failed marriages won't stop Carmen Electra from giving marriage another try. The American Glamour Model is set to walk down the aisle for a third time as she has accepted her boyfriend Rob Patterson's proposal.

Rob, who's the current touring guitarist for the band Korn, popped the question in Las Vegas over the weekend when he and Carmen were there to celebrate her 36th birthday, a source told People. Neither Carmen nor Rob spoke publicly about their engagement, but a representative for her has confirmed the engagement to People.
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Rihanna Collaborating With Maroon 5 on 'If I Never See Your Face Again'


April 25, 2008 02:32:17 GMT


Another big collaboration is being made by Rihanna. After collaborating with Jay-Z in her first album this time she teams up with Maroon 5. The two are working together in the remake of Maroon's track "If I Never See Your Face Again", which was taken from their second album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long".

The re-make single is planned to be featured on both Rihanna and the funk-rock band's repackaged album which will be released soon. Rihanna's re-release album will be out on June 17, but the date for Maroon's is yet to be confirmed. The "Umbrella" singer confirmed the date for her repackage album's release to MTV saying, "We're both re-releasing our albums-mine's out June 17."
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Guillermo Del Toro Officially 'Hobbit' Helmer

April 25, 2008 02:16:48 GMT


After months going back and forth with the news of its chosen director, the back-to-back "The Hobbit" and "The Hobbit 2" movies have found a helmer in the acclaimed filmmaker of "Pan's Labyrinth". The official announcement of the signing of Guillermo del Toro came out Thursday, April 24, afternoon via a joint statement from executive producers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, New Line president Toby Emmerich, and new MGM's Worldwide Motion Picture Group head Mary Parent.

The picking up of the director/scribbler means that del Toro will team up with Jackson and his Wingnut and Weta production teams for the next four years in New Zealand to bring the films adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" novel into two live-action films. Despite the coming out of the announcement, the 43-year-old won't rush on to New Zealand since he is still involved with another highly awaited action fantasy film "Hellboy II: The Golden Army", which is eyeing on July 11 release.
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Video Preview: Mariah Carey's 'Bye Bye'

April 25, 2008 02:15:03 GMT


Mariah Carey gave a sneak peek to her new music video on MTV's TRL yesterday, April 24. The diva will release the music video of "Bye Bye" on the same channel on Monday, April 28 but a footage slightly over half a minute has been outed to get fans tickled with curiosity.

As promised, the clip features Nick Cannon as her love interest whom she brought along while traveling on a private plane. Carey is also pictured there as a celebrity who receives lots of media attention but travels solo. Carey will bring the full-length version personally on TRL and BET's 106 & Park.
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Patrick Swayze on the Verge of Dying, Puts Assets Into Living Trust


April 25, 2008 01:55:48 GMT


Reportedly responds well to the cancer treatment he's received, Patrick Swayze on the other hand has raised more concern on his health as he's said to have put his all assets into a living trust thus leaving suggestion that he is on the verge of dying of pancreatic cancer. U.S. TV news show Entertainment Tonight claimed to have obtained the paperwork filed by Patrick and his wife Lisa Niemi which dated on March 28, 2008.

Early last month a representative for Patrick confirmed the actor, best known for his breakthrough role in the 1990 film "Ghost," has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It was reported at that time that he had been undergoing treatment at the Stanford University Medical Center and was expected to continue to be part of the upcoming cable pilot "The Beast" despite the bad news.
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Cynthia Nixon and Lesbian Lover Christine Marinoni to Walk Down the Aisle

April 25, 2008 01:39:19 GMT


Every cloud has a silver lining and Cynthia Nixon knows that. The actress who's best known for her portrayal of lawyer Miranda Hobbes in the popular HBO comedy-drama "Sex and the City" has apparently found a blessing in disguise as her 2006 secret breast cancer battle prompts her to have the willingness to wed lesbian lover Christine Marinoni.

Being diagnosed with breast cancer way back in 2006, it was not until recently that Cynthia talked openly about it during an interview on "Good Morning America". Broke her silence on that matter, she openly discussed such matters, as her fear, decision to keep that matter private, and also how she handled the situation with her kids.
 
 
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