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May 16, 2008

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'X-Files 2' Top Secret Video Interview With Its Stars

May 16, 2008 09:50:40 GMT


After months keeping mum and keeping a tightly sealed secret of the upcoming thriller "The X-Files: I Want to Believe", David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson finally come out to talk about the highly anticipated movie. Though they both didn't reveal much about the film's storyline, the two co-stars exposed what they have in mind coming back.

In a behind-the-scene interview with Entertainment Weekly, both Duchovny and Anderson confessed their excitement on working together again as Mulder and Scully. "We hadn't seen each other for a while; it was like a reunion," revealed Duchovny. "It's really nice to act with her again, because not only do I, David, enjoy acting with her, but when Mulder and Scully come alive [again onscreen] - that was fun; that was kind of magical for us." Anderson then added, "Coming back together again after time has passed, it felt exciting; it felt like it was a choice that we were making, and one that we were enthusiastic about - that's a cool way to start something."
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'Mummy 3' International Teaser Provides First Look

May 16, 2008 09:23:46 GMT


On May 14, director Rob Cohen announced that on Friday, May 16, "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" will get its first teaser trailer posted online. However, before that video footage is able to set its feet on the virtual world, Universal Pictures have let out an international teaser trailer for the action adventure movie.

Timed at 1:47, the teaser appears to be like one of the Indiana Jones films in terms of the opening teaser sequences that show the old dusty archaeological place and clues leading to a discovery. Exposing many action sequences from the film, it gives out first real look into the characters, especially Brendan Fraser's Rick O'Connell, and the adventure lays in front of them. As for the news hour, the teaser can be seen via Yahoo (AU).
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Almost Done, Metallica's New Album to Be Varied


May 16, 2008 09:12:02 GMT


Although not having a release date and title yet, Metallica's new album will definitely be released this September. This confirmation is being stated by the band's drummer Lars Ulrich who told reporters that the band is close to wrap up the record and have already planned the packaging for the upcoming set.

On the interview, beside confirming that the record is almost done, Ulrich also said that the new record will have a different atmosphere compared to Metallica's albums in the 90s. "We've pretty much finished the music now, so all the next level stuff is just starting to go down. We sort of promised ourselves that unlike all the records we made in the '90s, were just completely stressed-out and just nutty, that we were gonna try and have a little more sane environment," Ulrich said.
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The Hold Steady Confirm New Single and Tour Dates

May 16, 2008 08:34:19 GMT


Preparing for the release of their upcoming new LP "Stay Positive", The Hold Steady have now confirmed the first single they will unleash from the set. The Boston based rockers plan to drop "Sequestered in Memphis" as the lead single for their next album.

The band has also set the release date for the upcoming single, which will be spawned on May 20 via iTunes. Meanwhile, the band's upcoming LP is being scheduled to hit the stores on July 15.
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Rihanna Leaping to Silver Screen

May 16, 2008 07:53:52 GMT


Nowadays, Hollywood seems to have a new trend in the entertainment industry since many of successful actors are trying their luck in the music industry and vice versa. With reports from the music biz buzzing around Scarlett Johansson's attempt in debuting her recording, the R 'n' B princess, Rihanna is going to expand her fans base by adding moviegoers to the already expanding numbers of her fanatics.

Having massive success with her hit songs "Umbrella" and "Don't Stop the Music" under her sleeves, the Barbados-born singer reportedly is turning her attention to land a movie role. The singer who is romantically linked to Chris Brown is now said to be going to play in a drama movie entitled "Mama Black Widow" co-starring Kerry Washington, Mos Def and Macy Gray. The speculation of her starring in the movie perhaps holds some truth in it, after all she has expressed interest in acting saying, "I don't know how good I'll be at it, but it's something that I want to try."
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British Rapper M.I.A. Turns Fashion Designer

May 16, 2008 07:43:27 GMT


Is a vocalist, record producer, songwriter/composer and visual artist, M.I.A. is turning herself into fashion designer. Becoming the model for fashion designer Marc Jacobs' spring 2008 line has apparently given her the inspiration to finally come out with her own line of clothing.

On her venturing into the fashion business, the British rapper explained "You can't really be dressed in Marc Jacobs' clothes when you're on tour. They're too nice." That's why "I have my own label now," so she said, referring her collection as "the only thing I've been wearing recently."
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Rihanna's 'Take A Bow' Sensationally Tops the Billboard Singles Chart


May 16, 2008 07:39:47 GMT


A fantastic and surprising achievement comes from Rihanna, after her new single "Take A Bow" managed to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The singer's single managed to overtake last week's champion Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" that has to drop to #2 on the chart this week.

The surprising part of the song's success is that it made a 52 chart-leaping from its previous week's position at #53. The jump, which was nearly a record breaking leap on the Billboard chart, is the effect of its high digital sales of the single that reached up to 267,000 units this past weekend.
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50 Cent to Sign a 300 Million Dollar Deal?

May 16, 2008 07:18:08 GMT


Rapper 50 Cent is about to get richer after there were rumors spreading that the rapper is negotiating a mega deal. The rapper reportedly is already in the final phase of signing the agreement worth $300 million with News Corp.

The details about the rumored deal, was that it will be a 10 year deal that brings his label G-Unit records under the firm's MySpace records wings. Moreover, the contract will also give News Corp a rights to all 50's brand, including music, concerts, books and also features on the rapper's website.
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Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Sell Wedding Pics to People for 1 Million Dollar

May 16, 2008 06:20:50 GMT


Let the frenzy begins. Have yet issued any single word on the heavy speculation that they are marrying this weekend, Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz reportedly are selling the pics of the alleged big day to People. The magazine, as it's been claimed, is paying "well over" $1 million for the photos.

The report has not yet been confirmed by either Ashlee or Wentz. The magazine, nevertheless, addresses that matter in a statement saying, "We're thrilled that celebrities continue to choose PEOPLE as the place to share their most intimate photos. We do not comment on specifics of any deals."
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Shaggy's Music Videos for Euro 2008 Songs

May 16, 2008 06:11:56 GMT


The music videos for Shaggy's new single "Feel the Rush" has been aired. The clip was directed by Jay Will and was made to promote the upcoming soccer tournament Euro 2008, to be held in Austria and Switzerland from June 7 to 29.

On the video Shaggy was accompanied by the two mascots from the tournament Trix & Flix. The clip also sees some soccer players doing lots of cool tricks.
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Goku and Bulma of 'Dragon Ball Z' Exposed


May 16, 2008 05:17:09 GMT


The question about how Goku and Bulma will look like in person has been answered. On Thursday, May 15, several images revealing the two main characters in the upcoming "Dragonball Evolution" have made their way to the Internet.

The pictures are taken from Japanese magazine Weekly Young Jump and they show up Justin Chatwin posing as Goku and Emmy Rossum as Bulma. The first bigger image unveiled Chatwin with his Goku appearance creating a ball of energy using his two hands, while in the other two smaller images revealed close-up photos of Chatwin and Rossum.
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Ellen DeGeneres Announced Plans to Marry Lesbian Lover Portia de Rossi During Talk Show

May 16, 2008 04:56:02 GMT


The community reacts and Ellen DeGeneres maybe is the fastest. The talk show host announced publicly, during the taping of her "Ellen DeGeneres Show" Thursday night, May 15, her plan to wed longtime lesbian lover Portia de Rossi soon after telling the audience that the California Supreme Court has just turned down its ban on gay marriage.

Portia was among the audience on the show when Ellen surprised everyone with the announcement. The same-sex couple got a huge standing ovation from the audience over their wedding plans, TMZ reports.
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Video Premiere: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's 'Young Thugs'


May 16, 2008 04:30:04 GMT


New clip from hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was aired yesterday (May 15). The music video was made for the group's latest single "Young Thugs".

The song was taken from Bone's latest compilation album titled "T.H.U.G.S". The single actually was never officially released by the group.
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Kelly Brook and Billy Zane Rekindle Romance After Broken Engagement

May 16, 2008 04:19:10 GMT


The broken love relationship is on again. Speculation is mounting that Kelly Brook and Billy Zane have rekindled their romance after the former lovers are snapped sharing an intimate lunch date in West London, just weeks after she called off their engagement.

Zane, according to reports, flew in from South Africa to meet with Brook in London. He was seen buying chocolates and roses before they were then caught on camera having dinner at Thai restaurant on Wednesday, May 14. The pair later on spent the night together at an exclusive hotel.
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Premiere Reports: 'Kung Fu Panda' Taming Cannes' Red Carpet

May 16, 2008 03:59:07 GMT


Making the celebration of the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival even merrier, "Kung Fu Panda" rolled down its red carpet on the festival's second day to mark the world premiere of the upcoming comedy animated movie. Held at Palais des Festivals et des Congres in Cannes on May 15, the red carpet event attracted many stars as well as the titular panda himself, which is represented by a man wearing Po's suit.

Attending the special celebration were some of the film's stars, Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Lucy Liu and the very pregnant Angelina Jolie. The latter actress came to the event wearing a low-cut forest green flowing dress and accompanied by her partner Brad Pitt. Beside the four thesps, other notable people grazing the red carpet include Eva Longoria, Natalie Imbruglia, Rachael Leigh Cook and Aishwarya Rai as well as director George Lucas.
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R'n'B Artist Usher to Be the New Face of Ericsson's New Walkman

May 16, 2008 03:35:29 GMT


Is preparing for the release of his next album "Here I Stand", Usher has just pocketed another new job. The R&B singer is reported to have signed a deal with Sony Ericsson to be its new brand ambassador.

Reports claimed he's been tapped to help marketing the company's W350 and W980 Walkman phones, which are scheduled to be released later this year. The deal gives fans access to exclusive content and contests, including the opportunity to meet Usher on the set of a video shoot and the chance to win tickets to his European concerts.
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The 2008 BET Awards Nominees Announced

May 16, 2008 03:24:53 GMT


The nominees for the 2008 BET Awards have been announced on May 15. On the list, Kanye West is nominated for three categories, Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Video Of The Year and Best Collaboration. Meanwhile, rapper T-Pain leads the list with 5 nominations.

A tough battle is set to be faced by Kanye in his effort to win the 2008 BET's Best Male Hip-Hop Artist category. To get the award, the rapper will be competing with some big names on the Hip-Hop realm, such as Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and Common.
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Alicia Keys Inks 25 Million Dollar Contract with Vitamin Water

May 16, 2008 03:11:36 GMT


It seems Alicia Keys' pockets just got a little fatter. The R&B artist reportedly has signed a deal with Glaceau to front a new campaign for its Vitamin Water line that is expected to net her more than $25 million. Details of the deal are set to be announced publicly next week.

Fronting the beverage brand, Alicia follows the footstep of rap mogul 50 Cent who once fronted the health-conscious products. He, however, sold his 10% share of Glaceau, as the Coca Cola company acquired the smaller drinks operation for a whopping $4.1 billion. The rapper netted $400 million in the deal.
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Featurette: 'Prince Caspian' Introduces the Creatures of Narnia

May 16, 2008 03:10:54 GMT


Before moviegoers head out to theaters this weekend to catch the latest Narnia movie series, Disney have presented them with the latest featurette of "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian". The newest compilation of clips focuses its discussion on the changes happen to Narnia in the second movie and especially on the variety of creatures to be seen in "Caspian".

Exposing the development of the new as well as the revisited creatures of Narnia, the video footage is aided with the explanation given by director Andrew Adamson, producer Mark Johnson and the special effects crew, including visual effects supervisor Wendy Rogers and Dean Wright and special makeup effects and creature Howard Berger. The featurette, which can be seen below or via AceShowbiz also let out unseen clips from the film that shows some of the creatures closer than before.
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Video Premiere: Coldplay's 'Violet Hill'

May 16, 2008 02:28:56 GMT


After the single was released and being made available for a free download, now the clip for Coldplay's "Violet Hill" has been premiered on May 15. The video features the band themselves and was shot in Sicily, Italy.

The song is the first single taken from their upcoming album "Viva la Vida or Death and all His Friends". The single was outed via the band's website on May 6.
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Geri Halliwell and Dancer Boyfriend Ivan Velez to Wed in September

May 16, 2008 02:28:11 GMT


Geri Halliwell is getting married. The so-called Ginger Spice has reportedly planned to marry her dancer boyfriend Ivan Velez September later this year.

"Geri has a huge diamond and an even bigger grin on her face now that she and Ivan are marrying," a source told Britain's Daily Star newspaper. "It's been a whirlwind affair but when you know, you know and she doesn't care if she's criticized for being hasty. Her daughter loves Ivan and that's the only opinion she cares about."
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'City of Ember' Teaser Trailer Arrives

May 16, 2008 02:17:52 GMT


Introducing their latest adventure fantasy film, Fox-Walden have released the official first teaser trailer of "City of Ember" through their official trailer. Though footages compiled in a one and a half minutes video do not give much of the storyline, it still helps to give an idea of how the movie will look like.

This teaser is said to be the same trailer as the one lets out in the theaters attached to "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian". It picks up its plot momentum using the appearing white words explaining what is happening and what should be done by the two leading kids in order to save the people of Ember. The teaser can be seen below using "Ember" official site's widget, which also includes a countdown clock, a widget map, a news section, and a tab called "Underground" featuring noticeable underground places all over the world. It can also be seen via AceShowbiz.
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Country Music Singer Shania Twain and Husband Divorcing


May 16, 2008 02:07:06 GMT


Canadian country singer Shania Twain has separated from her husband of 14 years, record producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, People reported. A spokesman for the songbird confirmed to People, "Shania Twain and her husband, music producer Robert 'Mutt' Lange, are separating after 14 years of marriage."

The representative went on adding, "This is a private matter and there will be no further comment at this time." No further details about the couple's breakup though.
 
 
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