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May 03, 2008

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Angelina Jolie's 'Wanted' Getting Writers for Sequel

May 03, 2008 07:55:34 GMT


Though Timur Bekmambetov's "Wanted (2008)" is still a month away from its theatrical release, a sequel talk on the action film has apparently been done. In the latest report related to the film starring Angelina Jolie, it has been unveiled that two out of four "Wanted" scribblers, Derek Haas and Michael Brandt, have been signed to write down the sequel's screenplay.

In an interview with Pajiba.com, Haas confessed that he and Brandt will once again work with Universal Pictures in providing the studio with script for the follow-up of "Wanted". "We're just finishing up a book adaptation for Universal of the James Siegel novel Deceit. We've been hired to write the sequel to Wanted by the same studio," the "3:10 to Yuma" scripter revealed. "And we've got a few more things in the hopper that it's a little premature to talk about."
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Peter Jackson's 'Lovely Bones' Pushed to Fall 2009

May 03, 2008 07:29:22 GMT


An upsetting news has circulated around the forthcoming drama movie "The Lovely Bones". After being rumored earlier that director Peter Jackson has stopoed production of his latest feature film project due to creative difference with his art director, it is now said that the adaptation film won't arrive in theaters until fall 2009.

The unveiling of the new schedule has been done by DreamWorks/Paramount, the studio behind the production of the movie itself, on Friday, May 2 to ComingSoon. On the occasion, the studio noted that contrary to earlier reports stating that "Bones" is set for March 13, 2009, they are planning to release it in fall.
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Kylie Minogue Prepares Geisha Image for Tour

May 03, 2008 07:27:29 GMT


Kylie Minogue confirms her affection of Japanese culture by reminiscing a geisha look on her tour. The singer has decided that she will dress up as the traditional Japanese entertainer for her upcoming European tour that will start in Paris on May 6.

It won't be the first time that Kylie uses the geisha looks as she has already done it years ago. Meanwhile, in order to support her stage act the singer will also wear seven costumes originally designed by renown designer Jean Paul Gaultier.
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Plies Reveals Third Album's Details


May 03, 2008 06:54:22 GMT


Yet to officially release his second studio album "Definition of Real", which is set to hit the stores on June 10, Plies has already planned to release his third album. The rapper has even set a name and a release date for his third album. It will be called "The Realest" and will be released on December 16.

Meanwhile, speaking about his upcoming second album, Plies said that "Definition of Real" won't be that different from his first album that was released in 2007 "The Real Testament". "I'm the same dude before I made 'The Real Testament', so I guess my mentality and my mind state is pretty much 85 percent the same. Now I've kind of learned a little bit more that comes with being successful. To diversify my music and still give you the female looks. With this album, the formula is the same," Plies said.
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P. Diddy Gets a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, to Host Mega Bucks Party

May 03, 2008 06:33:38 GMT


Never to shy away from flashing his cash, P. Diddy sure knows how to host a huge celebration. The music mogul, according to reports, is set to throw a 2 million pound sterling celebrity-packed party on Friday night, May 2 to celebrate getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Party pal David Beckham is said to have been booked to help organize the party. The soccer god, as The Mirror reports, will pre-record a message for his pal, saying "Well done mate, you earned it - Enjoy!"
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'Transformers 2' to Be Shot at University of Pennsylvania

May 03, 2008 06:29:32 GMT


A new development of the shooting location from "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" has reached online publication. Following earlier rumor that the sequel to the blockbuster hit live action film "Transformers" will be filmed in Arizona, it is now said that University of Pennsylvania has also been set for the production of the movie about the robot clans' war.

Getting the information from their reader by the name of S. McGruff, Slash Film reported that the university will be the host for some of the film's sequences. Giving further details on the report, the site quoted McGruff, "I'm a student at the University of Pennsylvania and a few of my friends involved in student government told me that Transformers 2 will be shooting on campus in one of the nicer fraternities this summer. Im guessing these scenes will involve Shia/Jonah at college. Michael Bay was also seen on campus a few weeks back, so I guess that sort of confirms that the film will be partially shot here."
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T.I. Reveals 'No Matter What' Details, Hints on New Singles


May 03, 2008 06:14:21 GMT


After releasing his first single "No Matter What" through the Internet, T.I. now reveals more details about it. To MTV, the rapper said that he recorded the song in January and admitted that at the time his heart was still full of hatred. "I would say I recorded it probably around the holidays or January, something like that. When the hate was real fresh and I was counted out by most," he said.

Explaining more about the process of the song writing, T.I. said that the whole lyrics came from the heart. "I see things, hear things, observe things. When I sat down to write it, all those things, the things that seemed most important, just came out. I didn't intentionally write about one thing or another; I just wrote from the heart the things that stuck with me throughout the ordeal, what I had seen on the news. It just came out at the time," T.I. said.
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Jamelia and Fiance Darren Byfield to Marry Next Month

May 03, 2008 05:09:26 GMT


On-again and off-again couple Jamelia and Darren Byfield are planning to rush down the aisle, bringing forward their initial wedding plan from next year to next month. All preparation is underway, it has been claimed.

Jamelia, "went to New York to record her album and missed him. So when she got home she said 'what are we waiting for?' and brought it all forward," a source told the Mirror. Revealed to the publication that she's planning the wedding herself and has made plans for the details, including that of 10 bridesmaids, the venue and catering, Jamelia however has yet found the gown. "I haven't found a dress yet. I have an idea what I want but I haven't found the one," so she said.
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Nick Fury's End Credit Footage in 'Iron Man' Comes Out Online


May 03, 2008 04:52:41 GMT


Many have reported earlier that moviegoers have to sit through the end credits of "Iron Man" to see the appearance of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. However, for those who missed it or can't wait to see it in the theaters, a 35-seconds long bootleg video showing the particular scene has come out online.

Long rumored to be cut off from the movie, the scene is apparently put at the end to be a surprise for the fans and possibly let out to give hint for the sequel. In the video, it can be seen that when Tony Stark comes home, he finds Fury waiting for him in his living room and warning him of not being the only superhero in the world. Dumbfounded by the stranger's remark, Stark then confronts the man who then introduces himself as Nick Fury, director of S.H.I.E.L.D. The video footage can be seen below.
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Jay-Z's Agreement With Live Nation is Done Deal?


May 03, 2008 04:45:06 GMT


New development regarding Jay-Z's contract deal with concert promoter company Live Nation has just surfaced on the media. Latest report from Billboard, claims that the company has secured the deal with the rapper on May 30.

Revealing more details about the agreement, report says that Jay-Z will be getting 775,434 shares and also an option for another 500,000 for the price of $13.73, which will go to Jay-Z's affiliated company Marcy Media. Marcy Media is also connected with the joint entertainment company between the rapper and Live Nation called Roc Nation LLC.
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Jimi Hendrix's Sex Tape Branded Fake


May 03, 2008 04:20:37 GMT


Experience Hendrix, the company which owns the copyright to the music of the late musician Jimi Hendrix, is questioning the authenticity of the late musician's alleged sex tape which has been put for sale on the Internet on Tuesday, April 29. It was reported earlier this week that porn video giant Vivid Entertainment obtained from an unnamed collector a 40-year-old clip of a man resembling Hendrix having sex with two girls. The Los Angeles-based adult entertainment company will put the sex tape DVD in stores starting next Tuesday, May 6.

Challenged the authenticity of the alleged three-some sex tape, Experience Hendrix, the company that controls the rights to Hendrix's music and likeness issued a statement Thursday, May 1 saying, "We strongly dispute the claimed authenticity and affirmatively state that Experience Hendrix is neither involved in, nor have we authorized the distribution of this film." In its further statement, the company called the distribution of the tape as "callous attempt to trade on the image and reputation of a deceased artist who is unable to defend himself against such an outrageous and baseless assertion. We are highly offended by the disgraceful portrayal."
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New 'X-Men' Movie on the Way, 'Gossip Girl' Creator On-Board

May 03, 2008 04:11:46 GMT


A good news is coming to the Marvel's fans as latest report suggests that following "X-Men: The Last Stand" and the upcoming spin-off "X-Men Origins: Wolverine", a new "X-Men" movie will be made. In fact, it is said that the script is being developed by Josh Schwartz, the creator of hit television teen drama "Gossip Girl".

The outing of the speculation has allegedly been done by Schwartz himself when he talked to Black Book Magazine. Reportedly stating that the new installment will be "a prequel of sorts", the screenwriter of "The O.C." revealed his involvement by stating, "I'm very well aware that I'll be bludgeoned by purists, but I love its mythology, and it comes with a pretty hefty paycheck." The 31-year-old scribbler further confessed that the new film will resolve around a teenager who is attending the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning.
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Pearl Jam Working on New Studio Album

May 03, 2008 03:59:12 GMT


Rock band Pearl Jam reveal a good news to their devotes as the band announce that they are now working on a new album. The band have started on making the demo songs for their ninth studio album and on it they will team up with music producer and their long time friend Brendan O'Brien.

Revealing about their album's working progress, Pearl Jam's guitarist Mike McCready said that they are still working on five songs at the moment but hoping that it can be released this year. "It's really in its infant stages right now. We have about five ideas that have been worked on," said Mike to Rolling Stone.com.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt and Patrick Dempsey Are America's Sexiest TV Stars


May 03, 2008 03:39:42 GMT


Jennifer Love Hewitt and Patrick Dempsey have both been named by TV Guide as America's Sexiest TV Stars thus grace different covers of the magazine's Sexiest Stars issue. On him being included in the list, the "Grey's Anatomy" actor said the honor was "very flattering".

TV Guide writer Carol Dittbrenner claims it was the haircut Dempsey sports that secured him the top spot. "With Patrick Dempsey, he has a huge, thick head of hair and you just want to run your fingers through it!" so she said.
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Video: 'High School Musical' Cast Talk of 'Senior Year'


May 03, 2008 03:14:34 GMT


Gearing up for the start of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" production, the famous cast ensemble of the highly successful Disney Original Movie series "High School Musical" gathered up for the HSM3 start-of-production press conference. The special conference was held on Friday, May 2 at East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The promotional work was attended by director Kenny Ortega and most of the series' stars, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman and Corbin Bleu, minus only Lucas Grabeel. In it, they discussed about how it feels like going back to work again with the others, their thought on the third film and where it may lead to. The footage of the press conference can be seen below.
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Kanye West Slams Entertainment Weekly Over Given B Plus

May 03, 2008 03:13:42 GMT


Music reviewers are sometimes called by artists as their number one enemy and apparently it's also what Kanye West thinks. These can be seen by Kanye's rage on the review made by Entertainment Weekly (EW) regarding his 'Glow in the Dark' tour performances.

On the review, EW's reviewer Chris Willman gave the tour a B+ for all its performances and also calls Kanye a nut. Besides that, Chris also gave minor words for other performers on the tour, stating that Rihanna needs to ramp up her charisma and that Pharrel Williams is not a great singer.
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Lindsay Lohan's Mug Shot Used in Drunk Driving Ad

May 03, 2008 02:58:17 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is on the attack after learning her image has been used in a drunk driving ad featured in the USA Today. Her lawyer Blair Berk is blasting the publication for running a full-page advertisement Friday, May 2 that uses her client's mug shot to rail against a petition by activists to try and get a breathalyzer installed in every car in America.

The full-page black-and-white ad, which was paid for by the American Beverage Institute, a trade group that supports the interests of the alcohol industry, reads "Ignition interlocks are a good idea for" above Lindsay's mug shot from her July 24, 2007 arrest and "But a bad idea for us" above smaller photos of people drinking. The ad, as claimed by various news media, opposes the mandatory use of ignition interlocks or in-car breathalyzers, which require drivers to breathe into a tube to test their blood-alcohol level, cutting off the ignition if the driver is above the legal limit.
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Rihanna and Maroon 5's 'If I Never See You Again' Audio Leaked

May 03, 2008 02:34:20 GMT


The remake single that features Rihanna and Maroon 5's collaboration has been leaked on the Internet. The song titled "If I Never See You Again" is a remake of Maroon's single that was already featured on the band's previous album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" but the band decided to make a new version of it and asked Rihanna to sing some parts of the song. The single supposed to get its official radio release on May 13.

The song will be included on both artists' re-release albums. Rihanna's upcoming deluxe edition of "Good Girl Gone Bad" will be released on June 17. Meanwhile, Maroon's repackaged album hasn't set its due date yet.
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Video Premiere: Radiohead's 'All I Need'

May 03, 2008 02:31:15 GMT


Earlier this week, Radiohead have released a new music video for one of the tracks in their album "In Rainbows". The rock band that chose the unconventional way to release the album last year, drop "All I Need" as the latest single from the set and its music video has been used as a social campaign that is aired on MTV EXIT.

The video is divided by two, one part on the left side shows an American boy going through his daily life with all the facilities and easiness provided. Meanwhile, the right side shows an Asian boy working for hours to provide for himself. The video then delivers a message that "some things cost more than you realise".
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Another Scary Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Happening' Online


May 03, 2008 02:28:56 GMT


A new trailer of an upcoming thriller "The Happening" has surfaced on the net. The new footage of M. Night Shyamalan's latest movie project earlier has been released by the 20th Century Fox attached to the theatrical screening of "Iron Man". Though mostly showing similar scenes with the teaser, the more than two minutes long trailer gives out more chilling sense to what is expected from it.

The hair-rising footage starts with a shot of a moving train and as the camera goes inside, it can be seen that the two main characters is on-board the mode of transportation looking vigilant. Short while later, the train comes to a stop, the screen turns blank and in the background it can be heard a woman says, "Are we supposed to stop here?" Then, the footage continues by showing people stepping out from the train and trying to get hold to others through their mobile phone, but without any luck.
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More Evidence Emerged, Mariah Carey Indeed Married Nick Cannon

May 03, 2008 02:15:10 GMT


There's been no official confirmation of a wedding, but more evidence has emerged on Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's alleged marriage. People magazine reported Friday, May 2 the pair have obtained a marriage license in the island of Eleuthera, in the Bahamas, where she has an estate. A clergyman, additionally, has given a confirmation to the publication that he presided over the wedding.

Bishop Clifford Petty of the National Church of God in Governor's Harbour in the Caribbean island of Eleuthera confirmed to People that he presided over Carey and Cannon's wedding. Petty, nevertheless, provided no details except to say that he did not give a sermon.
 
 
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