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May 31, 2008

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Another Character Being Cut Off From 'Half Blood Prince'

May 31, 2008 07:51:29 GMT


Following the footsteps of Moaning Myrtle, another "Harry Potter" character has also been reported to be left out from the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince". This time, the fans would miss out the eccentric Hogwarts professor, Sybill Trelawney, in the sixth installment of the wizardy movie.

Giving affirmation to Snitch Seeker, a Hamilton Hodell representative stated that the professor of Divination that has been portrayed by actress Emma Thompson since her first appearance in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" will not be included in the drama fantasy tidbit. "She is not in the half blood prince," confirmed the rep.
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Rihanna Wants Amy Winehouse and Duffy on New Album


May 31, 2008 07:18:14 GMT


Still preparing the release of her repackaged set "Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded", which will due on June 17, Rihanna has already had an idea for her next studio effort. The "Umbrella" singer said to the press that on her next LP she would love to work with two famous British female singers, Amy Winehouse and Duffy.

Talking to the press, Rihanna reveals her excitement if she could really work with Amy and Duffy by saying, "How amazing would that be? We've all got three different voices, it would be brilliant. Now that would be a feminist anthem." She also praises the two British singers saying, "I love Amy. I think she's great, so unique. I love her album. And I also love what Duffy is doing, she's brilliant, as well."
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Autobot Jazz Brought Back to Life in 'Transformers 2'


May 31, 2008 06:56:53 GMT


Those who have watched the "Transformers" movie would probably still remember that one of the Autobots crew, Jazz, was destroyed and previously director Michael Bay has stated that the character is indeed dead. However, it seems that the character will be raised from its death to return for the sci-fi action sequel, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen".

The speculation of Autobot Jazz's reappearance has been sparked by Transformer World 2005 which reported that the vehicle prop for the character has arrived on the set of the Bay-directed film along with the actor who fills in its voice in the tidbit. "...the Pontiac Solstice vehicle prop of Autobot Jazz arrived on the set of Transformers 2 earlier today," the report read. "In addition we've received confirmation from a second tipster that Darius McCrary, the voice of Movie Jazz, is now on set as well."
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New Kids On The Block Set September For New LP's Release

May 31, 2008 06:45:04 GMT


Fans of reunited boy band New Kids On The Block will now give September 8 a special mark on their calender as the group have confirmed it as the release date for their new album. The yet to be titled reunion LP will be outed via Interscope Records.

Commenting about their decision to make an album after more than 20 years of absence, New Kids' Donnie Wahlberg told the press, "Our first goal was always just to make a great album." Moreover Donnie also added his expectation over their new LP saying, "We wanted to work with the best, and have a great team in place so we could make an album that counted."
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Heath Ledger Scholarship Fund Has Just Been Launched

May 31, 2008 06:34:53 GMT


Physically Heath Ledger is dead already, but his image apparently won't ever fade away from people's mind. As a tribute to the late Australian actor, L.A.-based organization, Australians in Film (AIF), has launched the Heath Ledger Scholarship Fund, which is meant to help wannabe Australian actors to follow in the late star's footsteps.

The scholarship has been set to be presented annually to young Australia-based actors to help expand their careers in the U.S. Heath's family offers full support for the fund, taking into account that he was an AIF ambassador before his death in January.
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Another Entertaining 'Wall-E' Vignette Online

May 31, 2008 06:07:08 GMT


The abandoned little garbage machine, "Wall-E" has been running away from a magnet, playing with a hula hoop, and discovering the use of headphones. Now, he has to deal with a floor full of bouncy balls with the release of a brand new vignette on the Internet.

In the short video, Wall-E comes across lots of round objects littering the floor. As a machine built to allocate waste, he then scoops the objects and transforms it to be a block. However, when he is about to pick up the block, it blows out making balls to be shooting everywhere and one in particular even hit him in the head.
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Sticker Character 'Emily the Strange' Adapted to Movie

May 31, 2008 04:53:41 GMT


Emily is a 13-year-old girl with a gothic appearance and point of view. She is considered to be a feminist icon and she originally is a freebie sticker character passed out on concert which has spawned into comic book series. But, now this fictional counterculture character will be making her first big break as she will be adapted into a big screen feature film, "Emily the Strange", by Dark Horse Entertainment.

Set to be produced by Dark Horse's topper Mike Richardson, the movie will tell the origin story of this little goth girl and her four cats, Sabbath the troublemaker, Nee-Chee the schemer, Miles the creative, and Mystery the leader of the group. On the decision of bringing the character to the silver screen, the producer of "Hellboy" series reasoned, "Emily herself is very appealing little girl, there's an edge to her. There is something very alluring to her image; people see it and respond to it immediately."
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Charlie Sheen and Real Estate Investor Brooke Mueller's Wedding On Already

May 31, 2008 04:48:48 GMT


Finally, the wedding is on. Charlie Sheen and his real estate investor fiancee Brooke Mueller swapped wedding vows at a private estate in the gated Los Angeles community of Beverly Park Friday, May 30.

Charlie and Brooke exchanged vows in front of about 70 close friends and family members. Among those who were seen at the big day were the groom's parents Martin Sheen and Janet Sheen. Actors Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart, who first introduced the couple in 2006, and Charlie's two daughters with ex-wife Denise Richards; Sam and Lola were also there.
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P. Diddy Wants Leona Lewis on His New Album

May 31, 2008 04:44:05 GMT


After Whitney Houston now P. Diddy has also joined the Leona Lewis fans club. The rapper stated to the press his admiration over the British pop sensation and also plans to collaborate with her on his new LP.

Diddy confirms his interest to Leona and praises the singer by telling the Daily Mirror, "I want that girl on my next album. I'm a huge fan. Not only is she so, so beautiful, she has a great voice." He also added that, "She is extremely talented, and it's great she's from England."
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Lloyd's 'Lesson In Love' Release Date Pushed Back

May 31, 2008 04:06:42 GMT


Pushing back the release date for their albums seems to be a trend for musicians lately and now Lloyd has added himself to that list. The R 'n' B singer's upcoming record "Lesson In Love" which supposedly will hit the stores on July 15 has now been rescheduled for July 22.

Unfortunately, there are no further explanation from both Lloyd or his record labels regarding the push back. Meanwhile, on the upcoming set itself, the singer taps some famous names to work with him, some of them are Ja Rule, Fabolous, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne and Nelly.
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Frank Miller Addressing 'The Spirit' Untraditional Look

May 31, 2008 03:59:36 GMT


Since the image of the leading character in Frank Miller's "The Spirit" hits the net, people, especially the comic book fans, have been buzzing about the crime fighter character's new look. Many discussed about their concerns over its close resemblance to "Sin City" and not so few have argued over the abandoning of the traditional blue outfit used by the main character. Recently, Miller came out with the explanation over the red and black appearance of The Spirit.

In his latest entry on the official blog for the noir-like movie which has been exclusively obtained by Superhero Hype!, the director/scribbler address the fans' concerns giving out the creative consideration behind the making of Will Eisner's comic book adaptation movie. He also thoroughly discusses the reason why he chose to go with the red and black costume instead of the traditional blue hat, mask, and jacket.
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Sexy Megan Fox Poses Nude for FHM July 2008 Issue


May 31, 2008 03:56:46 GMT


Beat out Hollywood's other beauties on FHM's annual list of Sexiest Women in the World, making her way to the No. 1 spot of the poll, Megan Fox marks the accolade, showing off her gorgeous body on the July 2008 issue of the publication. Barely 22 years old, she dared to pose nude for the men's magazine cover, taking her clothes off for some raunchy poses.

The latest cover of FHM sees the tattooed actress posing for the camera only in two pieces white bikini, which is accompanied with the headline that reads "Winning streak! MEGAN FOX, Your Sexiest Woman In The World 2008!" In some of the pics inside the magazine, Fox as well is seen posing in white bikinis, yet with different details.
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Amy Winehouse Confirmed for Nelson Mandela's 46664 Concert


May 31, 2008 03:52:03 GMT


It has now been officially confirmed that Amy Winehouse will appear at Nelson Mandela's charity concert on June 27 in London's Hyde Park. The troubled singer along with Queen, Leona Lewis, Sugababes and Annie Lennox will make performances in honor of the former South African President who will turn 90 on July 18.

A spokesperson for Winehouse said that the singer is indeed "proud" and "honored" to be made part of the event. Further Tim Massey, the director of the event which is dubbed 46664 after Mandela's number while a prisoner, confirmed the involvement saying, "We are delighted Amy will be appearing at Hyde Park."
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Lil Wayne's 'Mr. Carter' Ft. Jay-Z Leaked


May 31, 2008 03:13:36 GMT


After a snippet of it leaked on the net earlier this week, finally the full version of Lil Wayne's "Mr. Carter" got streamed as well. The single has been confirmed as one of the songs that will be featured on the rapper's upcoming LP "Tha Carter III". On that track, Wayne taps one of the famous names on the hip-hop industry, Jay-Z.

"Mr.Carter" is not the only track that has been leaked from the set as previously another song titled "Got Money" featuring T-Pain has also streamed on-line earlier this month. Beside the two tracks, recently 10 other snippets of his new songs have also hit the Internet.
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Superman to Be In Love With Bollywood Actress in 'Man of Steel'


May 31, 2008 03:05:56 GMT


Recently, words circulating around "Superman: The Man of Steel" suggested that the American favorite superhero may perhaps get over his lover Lois Lane and find a new love interest. The rumor is sparked after Indian actress Priyanka Chopra is said to be offered the role in the latest installment of the superhero film.

According to Zee News, trusted sources claimed that the 25-year-old beauty has caught the attention of the movie's filmmakers since they are looking for an Indian face to play a scientist. "The filmmakers had been looking for an Indian face for quite long as the role is of an Indian scientist. When they came to know of Priyanka shooting in the US for Dostana, the director of Superman went to the shoot to judge her work," quoted the publication from one of their source.
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David Beckham Buys Victoria Adams a Vineyard for Her 34th Birthday


May 31, 2008 02:58:28 GMT


New report has just surfaced that David Beckham buys wife Victoria Adams a vineyard for her 34th birthday. He reportedly paid a seven-figure sum for the Californian vineyard as a belated birthday present for Victoria after spending months researching various different options.

David and Victoria, who are said to have become "wine buffs" while living in Spain when he played for Real Madrid, plan to produce top quality lines for themselves, friends and family. According to The Sun, the 33-year-old soccer god has recruited a team to help them run the vineyard.
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Kanye West Denies Premiering 2 New 'Flashing Lights' Videos

May 31, 2008 02:33:03 GMT


Kanye West has just released a surprising statement to his fans regarding the recent two new clips for his "Flashing Lights" that have been streaming on the net. Kanye stated on his official blog entry that the recent videos, leaking on the net were not officially released by him.

The rapper also wrote that he did shot the two videos, but since he didn't like them he made another one and picked the last one as the official clip for "Flashing Lights". "I shot 3 vids for flashing lights cuz I ain't like the first 2. I loved the 3rd one that I released with Spike and hit the world with that," Kanye said.
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Long Island Home of Rapper 50 Cent Demolished by Suspicious Fire

May 31, 2008 02:31:49 GMT


Trouble comes approaching 50 Cent yet again. The rapper is awaiting investigation after a fire destroyed his Long Island estate, which is occupied by his former girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins and their 10-year-old son, Marquise, early Friday morning, May 30.

The fire broke out at the house in Dix Hills, N.Y. at around 5:00 A.M. Six people, including Shaniqua and Marquise, were in the house. They all were transported to the hospital, treated for smoke inhalation, and released shortly thereafter. The identity of the other foursome were not being disclosed though.
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Inside Look Into Alex Aja's 'Mirrors' With Kiefer Sutherland


May 31, 2008 02:09:16 GMT


Before a trailer of Alexandre Aja's latest horror thriller is presented online, the 20th Century Fox have brought forwards first a featurette for "Mirrors" to be watched on the Internet. The featurette exposes literally behind-the-scene footages of the remake movie and is also aided with some explanation about the movie and main character by its star Kiefer Sutherland.

The slightly less than three-minutes video does not show any frame from the flick, instead it displays the footages from the on-set filming. Through this featurette, one can see the abandoned department store's set and the mirror that become the center of the story as well as a few raw footages of Sutherland's part. The video is also accompanied with Sutherland's description of his character that helps one to get the idea of the storyline.
 
 
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