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May 15, 2008

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Catwalk Queen Claudia Schiffer Strips Off for Vogue 'Sex' Issue


May 15, 2008 10:01:57 GMT


Aging but still agile, Claudia Schiffer has the courage to take her clothes off for the "Sex" issue of the German Vogue magazine. The supermodel and mother of two appears topless for a provocative pose for the cover of the publication, which is shot by renowned fashion photographer Mario Testino.

The issue, which is dedicated to Mario Testino's depiction of eroticism, sees Claudia dressed in just a pair of knickers, black stockings and a feline mask. The shoot, according to reports, is meant to mark her gradual return to the modeling scene.
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'Traitor' Lets Out Intense First Trailer

May 15, 2008 09:45:24 GMT


The first trailer of the Overture Films' thriller "Traitor" has appeared on the net. The trailer which takes a bit more than two minutes to be viewed pretty much gives out the idea of how intense the movie will look like.

Telling the story of an undercover CIA agent under a special operation to work in a terrorist group, the trailer picks up with a series of clips accompanied with a conversation between two men about war strategy. Right after that, the video footage starts its explosive action sequences. Then, it exposes the intricate works and difficulties faced by the main character, especially when he is accused to be one of the terrorists.
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Behind the Scenes: The Game's 'Games Pain' Ft. Keyshia Cole

May 15, 2008 09:27:39 GMT


Behind the scene footages of The Game's upcoming music video for his latest single "Games Pain" featuring Keyshia Cole have been aired on WorldStarHipHop.com. The preview clip sees the rapper's activities on his video shoot set and also the appearance of Ice Cube, Raekwon, Three 6 Mafia and Big Daddy Kane.

The new clip is directed by Dale "Rage" Resteghini and will also feature Keyshia on it. It will officially get premiered at Yahoo! Music on May 16.
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Ashley Olsen Finds New Love in Actor Justin Bartha


May 15, 2008 09:03:43 GMT


New rumor surfaced by the hour that Ashley Olsen and actor Justin Bartha are dating. Not without reason, but speculation of a romance between the two sparked soon after they were spotted getting cozy at Patsy's restaurant in New York on Saturday night, May 10.

Witnesses claimed Justin was "very affectionate" towards Ashley. He touched her hair often and even opened the door for her when she left. "It looked like they were on a date," Page Six reported, adding that Ashley and Justin were also seen holding hands.
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Former Model Tyrese Gibson Up for Mr.T's Role in 'A-Team'

May 15, 2008 09:02:44 GMT


The former model turned actor Tyrese Gibson may be getting a role of a lifetime for his next feature film project. Recently, the 29-year-old revealed that he is eyeing to land an iconic character made famous by Mr. T back in the '80s. That means that the "Transformers" actor may portray the tough B.A. Baracus in the future "The A-Team" movie.

Talking to CHUD, the actor confessed that nothing is certain yet. The script of the John Singleton-directed movie is still under work and the decision of him joining the project still depends on his schedule. Despite the uncertainty, the co-star of Paul Walker and Eva Mendes in "2 Fast 2 Furious" expressed his excitement stating that he is ready to bring the character to the 21st Century which means B.A. could lose his gold jewelries and as for B.A.'s signature mohawk, he is still putting it for speculations.
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Oasis Get a New Drummer

May 15, 2008 08:50:57 GMT


Previous rumors saying that English rock band Oasis sacked their drummer Zac Starkey seems to be right, after recent reports claim that the band have recruited a new drummer. The band reportedly have added Chris Sharrock as their new member in replacement of Zack.

Unfortunately, press assumed that the new recruitment could bring new problems for the band. The media stated that Chris' installment to Oasis would spark again the feud between the rockers and Robbie Williams, since the drummer they recruited is one of the members of Robbie's band. "Oasis and Robbie have an ongoing feud. This move is sure to infuriate Robbie," a source said.
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Josh Hartnett, the New Face of Armani's Diamonds for Men Scent

May 15, 2008 08:21:36 GMT


Josh Hartnett is the new face of Armani fragrance. Italian fashion house Emporio Armani confirmed Tuesday, May 13 the recruitment of the movie star as the face of their new scent, dubbed Emporio Armani Diamonds for Men.

Concerning his latest calling, Hartnett is following in the footstep of notable singer Beyonce Knowles who fronted Emporio Armani Diamonds women's fragrance. Emporio Armani Diamonds for Men reportedly is due out this summer.
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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Is Preserved by the U.S. Government


May 15, 2008 08:09:17 GMT


Although having lots of problems recently that made his image looked bad, Michael Jackson's musical effort is still being acknowledged by the U.S. Government. Michael's hit album "Thriller" has been added to the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry on May 14.

The act is one of the Congress' plans to preserve culturally, historically or aesthetically significant recordings. Considering the success of Michael's 1982 LP, which achieved not only national but international acclaim, the board decided to add the king of pop's hit record on their list.
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Four 'Indy 4' Behind the Scene Footages Online

May 15, 2008 08:04:32 GMT


Less than a week from its premiere in Cannes Film Festival and its theatrical release, a series of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" behind the scene videos have come out on the net. All four videos focuses on director Steven Spielberg's work on the set of the new installment of the Indiana Jones' latest adventure.

One of the videos is entitled "Steven Spielberg Directs" and like its title, the footages contained within expose how the acclaimed filmmaker take his job on the shooting location. Meanwhile, the other three compilations of clips work like a documentary of what happens behind the filming of "Crystal Skull". In one of the video, one can even see the famous Indy's hats up close. The video also let out footages of Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett off camera. The videos can all be enjoyed below.
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Miu Miu Replaces Kirsten Dunst with Vanessa Paradis

May 15, 2008 07:43:23 GMT


Miu Miu is kissing Kirsten Dunst goodbye as they have just recruited singer Vanessa Paradis as their new celebrity endorser. Replacing the recently rehabbed actress as the new face of the brand, Paradis will endorse Miu Miu's autumn/winter 2008-2009 collection.

There are no further details regarding the campaign Paradis does for the fashion giant, other than it is about to be shot by iconic fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Both photographers shot Dunst for her spring 2008 campaign.
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Video Premiere: Portishead's 'The Rip'

May 15, 2008 07:30:56 GMT


English Trip-hop band Portishead have just premiered their new music video on May 14. The band's clip, that features a unique animated scene, was made for their latest single "The Rip".

The single is the second track that has been released from their third studio album "Third". The first song that has been outed on March 18 from the LP was "Machine Gun".
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'Saw VI' to Be Developed, David Hackl Replaced

May 15, 2008 07:27:09 GMT


Apparently, Lions Gate Films still do not get enough of their horror thriller franchise "Saw". Though the fifth film about a psychopathic murderer with deathly traps has yet to generate screams in any theaters everywhere, a sixth film has been planned and it won't have director David Hackl as its helmer for the second time in a row.

In "Saw VI", the first time director will be replaced by another newcomer in the directing business, Kevin Greutert. Like Hackl who has been involved with the production of the earlier "Saw" movies, Greutert is the editor of all five "Saw" franchise, including the upcoming "Saw V". The news of Greutert's selection was broken out by Hackl himself on Wednesday, May 14 when talking with ShockTillYouDrop.com.
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Jennifer Lopez Brings Famous Musicians to Perform at L.A. Hospital Gala

May 15, 2008 07:12:13 GMT


Having twin babies of her own, Jennifer Lopez is touched by the needy children who are being treated annually by Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and thus has revealed her intention to offer some help. The actress-singer announced Wednesday, May 14 that she's going to host and help coordinate the third Noche de Ninos benefit gala, which is set to take place October 11 later this year at the Nokia Center.

Thanks to her twins Max and Emme, from whom Lopez gets the inspiration to get more involved in the cause. "Doing something where I was proactive ... where I was the one pushing and making something happen, that just became very important to me," the Associated Press quoted her as saying. "I don't know if it was because I was pregnant and thinking about children, thinking about the world. Definitely my children inspire me very much in so many ways, even just in the past two and a half months of their little lives."
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More to Jon Favreau's Yet Unsigned in 'Iron Man 2' Story

May 15, 2008 06:56:00 GMT


The success of the man in armor suit "Iron Man" to keep on soaring high collecting more and more gold and to stand unchallenged atop the box office chart could not be separated from the good work done by its director Jon Favreau. But, when Marvel Entertainment announced the development of the superhero sequel, the filmmaker made a shocking confession that he hasn't been officially aboard the new project and the uncertainty still lingers on as of Tuesday, May 13.

The latest news coming from the man behind the success of Will Ferrell's 2003 Christmas comedy "Elf" revealed that he is still not signed to helm "Iron Man 2". Talking to radio show host and television personality Howard Stern, the 41-year-old stated, "They haven't offered me anything yet. They're all talking - they want to do it, they even announced a date." Despite the fact that he has yet signed, Favreau still shared what he has in mind for the second film stating that he is interested in picking up the "infamous Devil in a Bottle storyline", so claimed Slash Film.
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'Sunny Day', Akon's New Leaked Joint


May 15, 2008 06:41:42 GMT


Having yet set the official release date for his new album "Acquitted", a new song from Akon has already been leaked on the net. The track which will probably be included on his upcoming LP is being titled "Sunny Day".

"Acquitted" itself is planned to be released later this year and it will be Akon's third studio album. Regarding the work of the album, the rapper earlier has stated that he wants Michael Jackson to be featured on one of the songs from the set.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Amy Winehouse Escaped Charges Over Crack Video

May 15, 2008 06:38:21 GMT


Having a troubled life, Amy Winehouse could feel relieved now that it's been confirmed that she won't be charged over her infamous crack-smoking video. A representative for her confirmed Wednesday, May 14 that Amy will not face charges over video footage which appeared to show her inhaling from a crack pipe at her East London home on January 18.

Police, according to the explanation given by spokesman Chris Goodman, had completed a series of investigation and decided that "no further action" will be taken in the case against the songbird. "Amy is pleased to be able to move on and concentrate on music and particularly looks forward to seeing her fans again at eagerly awaited festival performances this summer," Goodman said in a statement.
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George A. Romero's 'Dawn of the Dead' Gets 3-D, Sequel in Plans

May 15, 2008 06:11:27 GMT


The horrifying "Dawn of the Dead" is preparing to let out the scare once again and this time, the zombies will appear closer and more realistic to the audience, literally. On the new project, producer Richard Rubinstein has shared that he is planning on re-releasing George A. Romero's 1979 zombie movie in a 3-D format.

Exposing his plan to Fangoria, the filmmaker confessed that he has doubt over the "dimensionalization" re-editing at first, but when he is able to see the result, he said that he is in awe with the work of In-Three, Inc. "When Mike Messina [another producer on the DAWN redux] and I began to investigate using In-Three's technique, I was very skeptical," so claimed Rubinstein. "I couldn't see how it could be used without re-editing George's film, which I was not going to do."
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Video Premiere: Birdman's 'I Run This' Ft. Lil Wayne


May 15, 2008 06:03:05 GMT


A new music video from Birdman has just been premiered on May 14. The clip was made for the rapper's latest single "I Run This" featuring Lil Wayne.

The new clip was directed by renown director Dale "Rage" Resteghini. Just like the single, on the video Birdman also taps Wayne to appear on it.
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Jodie Foster and Film Producer Cydney Bernard End Lesbian Relationship

May 15, 2008 05:07:00 GMT


Jodie Foster and film producer Cydney Bernard have decided to end their lesbian relationship, it has been claimed. The same-sex couple have been dating for 14 years and their split comes just four months after Jodie opened up for the first time about her sex orientation during an acceptance speech at a Los Angeles film gala in December.

Gushed about her female lover, Jodie said at that time while she was collecting an award, "My beautiful Cydney, who sticks with me through the rotten and the bliss." On the couple's split a source told the National Enquirer, "Jodie breaking up with Cydney is shocking."
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Halle Berry Not Engaged to Gabriel Aubry Just Yet

May 15, 2008 04:36:15 GMT


The engagement speculation that hit Halle Berry during the Mother's Day is quickly shot down. A source close to her insisted that the ring she was spotted sporting is not an engagement ring.

Halle fueled speculation that she's been engaged to her baby's daddy, model Gabriel Aubry, after she was photographed wearing a ring on her engagement finger at the 15th Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women in LA on Saturday, May 10. A source close to Aubry claimed the ring as first belonged to his grandmother.
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Sarcastic 'Beavis and Butt-head' Going Big Screen Again

May 15, 2008 04:15:05 GMT


Who can forget the '90s MTV's cartoon series about the sarcastic and heavy metal loving duo "Beavis and Butt-head"? When the series ended, it left its fans yearning for more. However, fans of the series can now put their hopes high in seeing a live action version of their favorite characters after the series' creator Mike Judge opens possibility of it being brought to the big screen.

Talking to MTV in order to promote "The Animation Show", Judge hinted that he has been thinking of making the live action movie out of the animated series. "I used to hate the idea for years, and now I think maybe there's something there," admitted the "Idiocracy" filmmaker. "I feel like it's something I can come back to and do." Further, he added, "I've even thought about doing a live-action 'Beavis & Butt-Head' possibly."
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Nelly's 'Brass Knuckles' Release Date Pushed Back Again

May 15, 2008 04:12:01 GMT


After some musicians such as, Ne-Yo, G-Unit and The Game have their new albums' release date being pushed back, Nelly is set to join the club. According to new reports, the St. Louis rapper's upcoming LP "Brass Knuckles" which supposedly set for June 24 release has now been changed to August 19.

Rap-Up.com claimed that the decision to push back the new record comes from Nelly's recording company Universal Records. Unfortunately, there are no more details regarding the reason behind that decision.
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Victoria's Secret Angel Marisa Miller Tops Maxim Magazine's Hot 100 List


May 15, 2008 03:54:20 GMT


When it comes to Sexiest Women in the World, readers of FHM magazine agree that Megan Fox is the first. But, Maxim magazine has its own choice for the hottest woman in the world as its readers have chosen supermodel Marisa Miller to top the publication's annual Hot 100 list.

It was the first time that Miller, 29, a Victoria's Secret model, appeared on the annual list. Knocked troubled actress-singer Lindsay Lohan from the top of the men magazine's Hot list, Miller is praised by Maxim editorial director James Kaminsky to have embodied "the official return of the all-American supermodel. Not since Cindy Crawford ruled the catwalk has a pinup born and bred on U.S. soil so thoroughly captured the imagination of the American male."
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Syesha Voted Off, American Idol Prepares Battle of the Davids

May 15, 2008 03:39:23 GMT


For the first time ever in American Idol history, the winner for its new season has been known a week prior. It will be David. With contestant Syesha Mercado being voted off on Wednesday, May 14, the battle for the Season 7 winner is left between two Davids, the 17-year-old Utah native David Archuleta and Missouri rocker, David Cook.

Luck did not follow Mercado anymore for after being several times put on the bottom positions and escaped it, the last standing female contestant finally gave up her position after receiving the lowest vote. The singer who was a waitress before the Idol stint, delivered her rendition of Alicia Keys' "If I Ain't Got You" that was judge Randy Jackson's choice, Peggy Lee's "Fever" as her own choice and Gia Farrell's "Hit Me Up" as producer's choice.
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Mariah Carey's 'E=MC2' Slips Again on Albums Chart

May 15, 2008 03:31:34 GMT


It looks like Mariah Carey's new album "E=MC²" has started to loose its grip on the Billboard 200 chart. After being kicked out of the top spot by Madonna's "Hard Candy" on the previous week, this week Mariah's album slipped even further to #5.

The drop caused by the decline of her LP's sale that only reached about 87,000 copies this past weekend. The number is lower that last week's sale that reached 95,000 copies.
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Teaser Trailer of 'Mummy 3' Coming Out May 16

May 15, 2008 03:20:01 GMT


For those who have been patient enough waiting to get a glimpse into the third "Mummy" movie, a great news are coming their way. On Wednesday, May 14, "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" director, Rob Cohen, announced though his production blog that on Friday, May 16, fans can get the first inside look into the upcoming horror action adventure film.

Noticing that he will be the first to present the teaser trailer online, Cohen gives the exact timing of its release, that is on Friday, May 16, at 9:00 A.M. PST. The filmmaker known for his works on "The Fast and the Furious", "XXX" and "Stealth" further explained that he will present the first compilation of clips from the film starring Brendan Fraser before its theatrical debut in the U.S. attached to "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian", which hits the theaters on May 16, and around the world with prints of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" on May 22.
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Angelina Jolie Confirms Pregnant with Twins, Keeps Private Babies' Sex

May 15, 2008 03:01:25 GMT


Hollywood's most kept secret is no longer an unconfirmed speculation when Angelina Jolie finally confirmed that she indeed is pregnant with twins. In an interview at Cannes film festival in France, on Wednesday, May 14 Jolie confirmed her pregnancy to "Today" interviewer Natalie Morales.

Conducted the interview alongside Jack Black, her co-star in their new Dreamworks animated film "Kung Fu Panda", it was the actor-comedian who initially let the news slip with a "Brady Bunch" crack. "You're gonna have as many as [the] Brady Bunch when you have these," he said during the interview.
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The Pussycat Dolls to Perform New Single at 2008 MTV Movie Awards

May 15, 2008 02:49:23 GMT


The Pussycat Dolls' fans will now have the chance to check out the girls performing their new song "When I Grow Up" live on stage. The Dolls have been confirmed to perform at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards and at the event they will sing their new single.

The new song is one of the songs which will be included on the Dolls' upcoming second studio album. The upcoming set itself until this month hasn't had a title and an official release date yet.
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A New Smashing 'Incredible Hulk' Trailer on the Net

May 15, 2008 02:43:08 GMT


Less than a month away from its theatrical release on June 13, fans are given a chance to get a glimpse of other unseen footages from the forthcoming summer action movie "The Incredible Hulk" through the viewing of its third trailer. There is a saying that this trailer has been screened in the theaters attached to "Speed Racer".

Considerably shorter than the first two, the one-minute long new trailer is still able to offer more explosive action sequences from the film. From what it is shown, this compilation of clips focuses more on the green superhero himself strengthened with the impressive opening when Hulk makes his way out of the crushed asphalt. On the downside though, much of the footages compiled within are only a remix of the two earlier trailers.
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No Current Wedding Plans for Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon, Representative Confirmed


May 15, 2008 02:21:31 GMT


Whispers have been swirling that Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon are ready to wed and planning to make an announcement of engagement anytime soon. Though so, a representative for the actor has insisted there has yet wedding plan for the celebrity couple.

OK! magazine has, in its latest edition, broke the report that Jake and Reese are ready to wed. The publication put the story on its cover under the headline that read, "Ready to wed! Second time's the charm for Reese! Her kids adore him and his family loves her."
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Video Premiere: N.E.R.D's 'Everyone Nose'

May 15, 2008 02:14:42 GMT


After the preview of the clip leaked on the net, finally the full version of N.E.R.D's new music video has been premiered on May 14. The clip is made to accompany the band's latest single "Everyone Nose" taken from their upcoming LP "Seeing Sounds".

The clip was directed by famous director Diane Martel who previously has worked with Mariah Carey. Beside featuring the band members, on the clip there are also some famous names appearing as cameos, such as Lindsay Lohan and Kanye West.
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International Trailer of Keira Knightley's 'Edge of Love' Hits

May 15, 2008 01:49:48 GMT


What would you do if you fall in love with your best friend whose wife is your trusted confidante? That is exactly what the international trailer of "The Edge of Love" wants one to think about. Making its way into the virtual world, the two-minutes length video exposes the complicated love story between the famous Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, his wife Caitlin MacNamara and his best friend Vera Phillips.

Explaining first the relationship between Caitlin MacNamara and Vera Phillips, the trailer opens with an introduction of the two rival characters who eventually become close friends. However, matters for Vera grow to be a complicated thing when she realizes that Caitlin is the wife of Dylan, her childhood friend with whom she shares a passionate chemistry. To make matters even worse, when her husband William Killick senses the romance between the two, he is burned with jealousy and forces Vera to choose between the men in her life and her friends.
 
 
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