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June 02, 2008

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'Terminator Salvation' to Replace Kate Connor Depicter

June 02, 2008 09:46:40 GMT

Before the actors strike gets to be done and can potentially jeopardize the production of "Terminator Salvation" in the future, it seems that filmmakers behind the action thriller film series have taken preventive action. In the latest report concerning the fourth installment of the "Terminator" series once made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger, it is said that Warner Bros. Pictures have decided to find a replacement for Charlotte Gainsbourg.

The co-star of Cate Blanchett in "I'm Not There" is more likely to be replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard who is now in the state of negotiations for Gainsbourg's role. Slated to portray John Connor's wife, Kate, Gainsbourg had to bow out of the project for the reason of possible future scheduling conflict. Reportedly, if the actors strike is indeed taking place, the 36-year-old would be facing a clashing schedule between "Terminator Salvation" and a French comedy movie she is attached to.
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Clay Aiken Expecting Baby Boy

June 02, 2008 09:15:57 GMT

While the Internet gossip websites are already afire with reports that Clay Aiken is going to be a father, new claim surfaced by the hour that the "American Idol" alum is expecting a baby boy. It was TMZ which first broke the news on the baby's sex.

Citing its multiple spies, TMZ claimed Clay's record producer Jaymes Foster whom he's artificially inseminated is pregnant with a baby boy. She's due to give birth August later this year. No other details being unveiled though.
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David Gilmour Too Old For Glastonbury

June 02, 2008 08:58:05 GMT

No country for old man, that's probably the line that describes what the Glastonbury festival's organizers thinks of Pink Floyd's David Gilmour. Reports said that the organizers have rejected David's wishes to play at the annual festival because they think that he is too old.

The news surfaced after a source told The Sun newspaper that despite David being desperate to perform at Glastonbury, one of the organizers Michael Eavis turned it down. "Dave has always had a soft spot for Glastonbury. He's got a window in his touring plans and thought he'd contact Michael about performing. And while Michael was grateful for the offer he turned it down," the source said.
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Katharine McPhee Gets Her First Serious Role in 'Storyteller'

June 02, 2008 08:53:43 GMT

The American Idol alumni Katharine McPhee seems to be craving to be a film star. In about three months time on August 22, the 24-year-old singer is going to make her feature film debut when Columbia Pictures' comedy film "The House Bunny" hits the theaters. But, before the flick even gets near the big screen, she has landed yet another part in a feature film and this time she gets a tougher role.

The runner-up of the fifth American Idol season has come aboard an independent suspense thriller "The Storyteller" in which she will be playing Tina, a writer's assistant investigating the truth behind her boss' muse and narrator of his stories. The "Over It" singer will be sharing screen with Wes Bentley and Anita Briem in this psychological drama.
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Tim McGraw Gave a Fan Birthday Gift at Concert

June 02, 2008 08:23:54 GMT

Country super star Tim McGraw showed that he has a great heart inside of him as the singer gave a special present for a kid's birthday. Tim surprised his 9-year-old fans by asking the boy to sing with him on stage at his recent gig on May 30.

The boy, Luke Wood, didn't expect that Tim would give such a treat to him. The kid was definitely happy because singing with the country star is his biggest dream, revealing that fact Luke's mom, Kendra, said, "My son Luke has been a fan since he was three-years-old and always has said that he was going to sing with Tim MCGraw someday."
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'Transformers 2' to Bring Out 20 Robots to the Battle

June 02, 2008 08:05:44 GMT

Since the story of "Transformers" sequel got out to the public, director Michael Bay has noted that "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" is going to have a lot of new and unique robots. Recently, writer Roberto Orci hinted that the sci-fi action movie may be having ten robots each on the two quarreling robot clans.

Posting the report on Don Murphy's message board, Orci wrote, "I'd love and think we could almost barely manage ten on each side, with some front and center and others as more supporting." If this DreamWorks' film is indeed having 20 robots within, it would top the robot cast in the first film which features 13 robots, five on Autobots' side and the rest were on Decepticon's side.
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Agent Provocateur Replaces Kate Moss with Younger Unknown Model

June 02, 2008 07:52:48 GMT

Kate Moss gets the axe. The supermodel and mother of one reportedly has lost her contract with lingerie giant Agent Provocateur, worth $1 million, and is being replaced by a much younger and not so famous model, identified as Alice Dellal.

"Everyone is stunned," a source told British newspaper The Sun. "Kate's shots were really well received, but bosses thought it time to move on. They want a fresh new face and think they've found just the candidate in Alice."
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Courtney Love Suicidal Over Kurt Cobain's Stolen Ashes

June 02, 2008 07:36:01 GMT

The remains of legendary musician Kurt Cobain have been stolen, according to his distraught widow Courtney Love. The ashes of the late musician were taken from her Los Angeles home, it's been reported.

Love kept Cobain's ashes in a pink bag shaped like a teddy bear, along with a lock of his hair. However, she was devastated to find the bag and thousands of dollars worth of jewelery missing after thieves broke into her home late last month, Britain's News of the World newspaper reported. Clothes were also stolen from her home.
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Trailer of Miley Cyrus' 'Bolt' to Be Attached on 'Wall-E'

June 02, 2008 07:20:55 GMT

An in-depth look into the latest Walt Disney Pictures' animation film "Bolt" will be available before the month of June passes away. In their effort to introduce their latest animated movie, the mouse house have decided to attach the trailer of the movie featuring the voices of John Travolta, Susie Essman and Miley Cyrus to Disney/Pixar's "Wall-E".

In the Pixar Projection website used to provide information for the forthcoming "Wall-E", it is noted that the trailer of the super-dog television star will be previewed before Pixar's short film entitled "Presto" is screened when "Wall-E" hits the theaters on June 27. "Bolt" trailer is listed to be two and a half minutes long.
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Pregnant, Ashlee Simpson Cancels Tour

June 02, 2008 06:48:02 GMT

Fans of Ahslee Simpon are set to be disappointed after the newlywed singer announced that she has postponed her upcoming tour in support of her latest LP "Bittersweet World". The pop singer stated the news through her official MySpace page on June 1.

At her MySpage blog page, Ashlee reveals the reasons she decided to cancel her tour, jokingly saying, "My team gave me a few reasons I could use: jury duty (but you can get out of jury duty once), creative differences (but I'm a solo artist so that didn't make sense), not in the mood/have a headache (wait, that was an excuse for Pete! and it didn't work. See next reason)." She then added the main reason, which was "The baby ...and that's where I drew the line."
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Official Sneak Peek for 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

June 02, 2008 06:43:45 GMT

Harry Potter's fans around the world may have learned that in the latest Warner Bros. Pictures' tidbit "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", Harry enters his sixth year in Hogwarts while Lord Voldelmort is coming closer and closer threatening the life of those opposing him. But, many perhaps still wonder how the movie itself will look like. Recently, a slew of pictures exposing the adventure fantasy film have come out online.

Some of the stills were official photos released by the studio producing the movie, a couple of other stills were posted by Harry Potter fansites. The four official pictures expose mostly the main characters, Harry, Hermione and Ron. The first one which is posted on this news photo show Harry peeking into Snape's Potion cupboard, the second one pictured Draco walking away from Snape who stands from a distant watching his favorite student striding the hallway, the third and fourth unveil the three friends in Ron's room at the Burrow and in the Gryffindor common room respectively. The two other stills unearthed Harry in a hallway and the other show Draco who is caught crashing Professor Slughorn's Christmas party by Filch and is brought forward to Snape.
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Miley Cyrus Trademarking Her Name for Clothing Line

June 02, 2008 06:21:38 GMT

Young and famous, Miley Cyrus knows best how to cash in on her popularity. In addition to a number of products she has endorsed, the young actress-singer has revealed her intention to launch her own clothing line.

"I would love to have my own clothing line because my style is different from a lot of people," so she stated about her planned-clothing line. "I like starting trends, but I also like to be comfortable. I like to be casual but cute and stylish at the same time."
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Artist of the Week: Duffy

June 02, 2008 06:15:43 GMT

Duffy is particularly on the busy streaming line after her single "Mercy" swept not only her Welsh nation but almost the entire world. The rising star which is dubbed "the next Dusty Springsfield" but hates the idea, is keen on making her music stretched to its limit. Together with Bernard Butler who is the ex-guitarist of Suede, she has celebrated the success by recording a new song, a cover of Joe Meek's "Please Stay" that will potentially be used as the soundtrack to the producer's biopic.

Already the buzz about Duffy has reached out to lots of fans and also fellow musicians. After her album "Rockferry" broke through the American music scene by selling 72,000 copies in its first week release, Duffy has been the center of attention among the nation's artists. Rihanna has publicly revealed her interest in working with her to form a super collaboration together with Amy Winehouse. Speaking about the latter singer, Duffy has also earned the title of the next "Amy" along with two other rising stars Adele and Gabriella Cilmi.
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British Singer M.I.A. Engaged to Wed

June 02, 2008 05:02:36 GMT

M.I.A. is off the single market. The British singer-songwriter is engaged to marry.

She made public her engagement to Benjamin Brewer, the son of Warner Music Group Chairman and CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr., during her concert at the Edmonton Event Centre Tuesday night, May 27. Didn't disclose more details about her engagement, M.I.A. according to a source in the know engaged to Benjamin last week.
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'Kung Fu Panda' Soaring at L.A. Premiere

June 02, 2008 05:01:47 GMT

On Sunday morning, June 1, a big enthusiastic but clumsy panda was floating above the Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The enormous helium figure was displayed there to mark the L.A. premiere of the highly anticipated animation comedy "Kung Fu Panda" and also to welcome the Hollywood stars attending the special screening event.

Held nearly three weeks after its world premiere at the 61st Cannes Film Festival back on May 15, the L.A. premiere which covered a block of Hollywood Boulevard saw a unique performance from Jack Black and Gnarls Barkley's Cee-Lo who sang the film's rendition of "Kung Fu Fighting" in front of the theater before the screening takes place. The event also featured various activities that are entitled using the characters' names, including "Tigress' dance class" and "Viper's Chinese charms".
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Winners of the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards Japan

June 02, 2008 04:46:26 GMT

Saturday night, May 31, the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards Japan was held at the Saitama Super Arena and among the winners are some famous names in the music world, such as Stacy Ferguson a.k.a. Fergie, Ne-Yo, Mariah Carey, and Avril Lavigne.

At the annual event, Fergie managed to take home one of the top awards which was the Best Female Video for her "Big Girls Don't Cry". Meanwhile, the Best Male Video award goes to Ne-Yo for his "Because Of You" clip. Mariah took home the MTV Video Vanguard award and Avril grabbed the Best Pop Video with her "Girlfriend" clip.
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Mother Approved Lindsay Lohan's Lesbian Relationship with Samantha Ronson

June 02, 2008 04:36:19 GMT

Momma gives her seal of approval. Dina Lohan gives the green light to her daughter Lindsay Lohan's relationship with Samantha Ronson.

Addressed on her daughter's alleged lesbian relationship with the DJ, Dina told OK! "If she's happy, I'm happy." She went on adding, "That's all I'll say. Samantha's great. I've known her and her family for ten years."
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'Sex and the City' Conquered Box Office, Pushed 'Indy 4' Aside

June 02, 2008 04:09:13 GMT

The HBO television series adaptation movie "Sex and the City" created a box office stunner following its theatrical debut on May 30. Exceeding everyone's expectation and proving its fans loyalty, the romantic comedy movie posed a strong opening weekend by landing at the top seat on the revenue chart and adding its name to the history of best selling movies.

Screened in about 3,285 theaters nationwide, the movie about the four New York gal pals starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon pulled in $56.8 million over the three-days weekend. With the sales estimation, it surprisingly succeeded in coming in front of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" which slipped to the runner-up position with $44.8 million after experiencing a decrease of 55.3% in sales. Not only it managed to push "Indiana Jones 4" to the second place, "SATC" also topped "Indy" first day earning of $25 million with a staggering $26.1 million ticket sales on Friday, May 30, only.
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Mom Said Lindsay Lohan's Recent Trip to Hospital Due to Asthma Attack

June 02, 2008 03:40:48 GMT

Is she or isn't she? Dina Lohan, the mother of Lindsay Lohan, broke her silence of her actress daughter's recent visit to the hospital, confirmed to People it was "because she was having an asthma attack."

Lindsay was photographed on Thursday, May 29 leaving Century City Hospital in Los Angeles with rumored lover Samantha Ronson which then prompted speculation that she experienced complications due to her asthma on board a flight from New York. A denial was soon issued by her representative, who said the following day the star went to the hospital to pay a visit to a friend.
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Full List of 2008 MTV Movie Awards Winners

June 02, 2008 02:47:20 GMT

Overshadowed by the massive nomination collection garnered by "Superbad", the blockbuster action movie "Transformers" came out triumphant at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards. On Sunday, June 1, the Michael Bay-directed movie has been honored with a golden popcorn statuette when it nailed the Best Movie title.

The DreamWorks' tidbit got the kudo beating out other strong contenders "Juno", "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End", "I Am Legend", "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" and of course "Superbad". Despite winning the coveted Best Movie prize, "Transformers" didn't manage to bring awards for its two leading actors, Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox. LaBeouf has to give up the Best Male Performance title to "I Am Legend" star, Will Smith, while Fox ought to admit defeat from "Hairspray" heartthrob Zac Efron in the category of Breakthrough Performance.
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Video Premiere: Linkin Park's 'Leave Out All the Rest'

June 02, 2008 02:43:32 GMT

The new music video from rock band Linkin Park for their single "Leave Out All the Rest" has just surfaced, just before its official premiere date today (June 2). The clip which was directed by the band's DJ Joe Hahn sees a very extraordinary and futuristic atmosphere.

It seems the concept of the video tells about galactic adventures as it involves spaceship as the background of the clip and the band as space explorers. Explaining about the clip, previously in an interview Joe said to the press, "We're explorers in space, just like when we go on tour. We're leaving our home life behind, and I guess it kind of ties into 'Leave Out All the Rest', in that we have to leave things behind in order to do something better."
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Video Premiere: Madonna's 'Give It 2 Me'

June 02, 2008 02:31:16 GMT

Warner Music Group is in rampant of deleting the video of Madonna's second single off "Hard Candy" that got out on file sharing websites. It was previously announced that the video for the single called "Give It 2 Me" will be released in early June and on the eve of the month change from May to June, a preview leaked online.

The 40 seconds first look to the video has since been extended to a full version one. The full-length video shows Madonna in a dance studio plus a few black and white scenes of her dancing with hat and feather shawl on. The video was directed by fashion photographer Tom Munro in London and Pharrell Williams made a cameo.
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Jack Black and Wife Tanya Haden Welcomed Second Son

June 02, 2008 02:18:46 GMT

Jack Black and his wife Tanya Haden have welcomed their second child, it's been reported. The actor-comedian shared the good news first to Entertainment Tonight, said the infant was born about a week ago.

The newborn baby, a son, was also named Jack. No other details of him being disclosed though.