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June 06, 2008

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International Trailer of 'Hellboy II' Exposes More Amazing Footages

June 06, 2008 09:54:52 GMT


Introducing their latest action fantasy movie to foreign market, Universal Pictures have released a brand new international trailer of "Hellboy II: The Golden Army". The less than two minutes video footage unfortunately is dubbed in Russian. But on the positive side, it showcases many amazing fighting sequences and new unseen footages.

The trailer opens with a compilation of clips suggesting that something bad is going to happen. Then, the footages move to show the evil elf prince who is gathering his army. But, Hellboy and his BPRD team are ready to stop any kinds of monsters, demons and trolls coming out their way to conquer the world of human. This trailer also offers some funny moments, such as when Hellboy answers a fist-knocking challenge from an ugly looking monster, a challenge that he wins easily using his rock hand.
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Jonas Brothers' 'Camp Rock' Fan Pack Available at Target


June 06, 2008 09:23:33 GMT


Even though the highly anticipated soundtrack album of Jonas Brothers' upcoming TV movie Camp Rock will soon hit the stores on June 17, the band have already had something special for their impatient fans. The pop-rock band recently have dropped a special feature called the Camp Rock "We Rock" Fan Pack.

The special package itself will give their devotees a chance to hear and see the band's single, music video, ringtone, poster and more features just before purchasing the official soundtrack set. The Fan Pack can be purchased at the local Target stores in all across the U.S.
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Queen Latifah Plans an Intimate Gay Nuptials with Female Lover Jeanette Jenkins


June 06, 2008 08:59:06 GMT


Marriage definitely is on the card for Queen Latifah. The alleged lesbian is said to have been planning to wed her rumored fiancee, personal trainer Jeanette Jenkins, soon now that California recognizes gay marriage.

MediaTakeOut cited the National Enquirer as reporting the actress-singer has been planning to marry her female lover Jeanette in an intimate ceremony with close family and friends. Wedding date and venue have yet been set at this point.
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'Street Fighter' Movie Eliminates Ken and Ryu, Undergoes Costume Adjustment


June 06, 2008 08:44:37 GMT


What goes along with the term 'Street Fighter'? If that question is brought up in front of video game lovers, the common answers given maybe Ken and Ryu, the two main fighters in the popular fighting game series. However, one should not expect the two characters to appear in the new adaptation movie of the video games series, "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li".

Answering fans' burning question whether the two martial artists are going to have parts in the film, producer Patrick Aiello brought in a considerably bad news. He stated that because the action film will be focused on Chun-Li and the video games contains tons of characters, there are no other choice but to cut off both Ken and Ryu's characters from the tidbit.
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Pleaded Guilty to Reckless Driving, Ne-Yo Sentenced to 24 Hours of Community Service

June 06, 2008 08:08:53 GMT


Ne-Yo has been handed 24 hours of community service. The R&B artist pleaded guilty to driving without a license, stemmed from a February arrest during when he was stopped by police for driving 105 mph, 50 miles over the speed limit, in his 2006 Range Rover.

As part of his sentence, Ne-Yo must perform a concert for a local youth group called the Boys and Girls Club and attend a defensive driving class. Also pleaded no contest to a reckless driving charge, a Georgia judge, additionally, ordered Ne-Yo to pay a $1,000 fine.
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Van Halen's Reunion Tour Hit the Jackpot, Prepare Canada Gig

June 06, 2008 07:59:02 GMT


Rock legend Van Halen prove that they are still loved by many music fans and that their appearance is highly awaited by many as their recent reunion tour was a huge success. The band's latest road trip reportedly profited the rockers more than $93 million. Not only that, from the total of 74 shows they staged the rockers were being watched by nearly one million fans.

That success was a surprising result as Van Halen's recent tour did face lots of obstacle on its way, one of them was the postponed gigs in some venues due to their guitarist Eddie Van Halen's health problem. After the final delay in March, the band finally got back on the road in April and finished up the last of their reunion trek which ended on June 2 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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'Dark Knight' Offers Two New Awesome Featurettes

June 06, 2008 07:41:08 GMT


As the technology keeps on evolving for the better, filmmakers are racing to present moviegoers with better theatrical experiences. That's just the case with the new "Batman" movie, "The Dark Knight". To give better quality movie to the audience, the sequel to "Batman Begins" was shot using IMAX technology and a featurette showcasing the process has been outed via Comcast.net.

The featurette exposes commentary from director Christopher Nolan about his experiences shooting "Dark Knight" using the IMAX technology. It combines both snippets from the film as well as the on-set location filming showcasing the cameras used. Hence, through it, many new footages, such as a scene where Harvey Dent flipping his coin and Batman talking to Joker in an interrogation room, can also be seen.
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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Moving in Together, Heading for Marriage


June 06, 2008 07:20:30 GMT


Things are getting even more serious for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel. The singer-actor reportedly has asked his actress girlfriend to move in to his six-bedroom Brentwood crib. This then prompted rumors that a wedding is on the way for the couple.

A source for In Touch Weekly revealed, "Jessica is preparing to live in Justin's Hollywood Hills home. They're both really excited." Still according to the source, Justin apparently is ready to take his romance with Biel to the next level and "definitely headed for marriage."
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Stevie Wonder Set European Tour Dates


June 06, 2008 07:15:12 GMT


Legendary pop singer Stevie Wonder is set to get back on the road and plans to treat his faithful fans in Europe later this year. Stevie announced that news on Thursday June 5, stating to the press that his European leg will have in total of 12 dates and set to kick off on September 8 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England.

Beside stopping in England, Stevie will also stage his concerts in other major European countries such as Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Italy and France. The pop legend's upcoming tour won't be held that long as it is planned to finish on September 28.
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Closer Look Into Dario Argento's 'Mother of Tears' Through 3 New Clips

June 06, 2008 06:49:32 GMT


Italian director Dario Argento is considered to be one of the men with a special touch in the industry of modern horror and slasher movies. On Friday, June 6, he is going to screen his latest horror movie "Mother of Tears". But, before people start flocking the selected theaters, Myraid Pictures give out three clips from the gory tidbit.

The clips are considerably longer than the usual snippets put out for other films since the shorter one runs for more than 40 seconds and the longest takes about one and a half minutes to be viewed. From all three footages provided, the one that requires a strong stomach is the first one which is extremely bloody. Meanwhile, the other two aren't exactly showing the bloodshed, instead they help to build up the terror. The second clip offers an idea behind the movie and the third may raise some eyebrows.
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Full List of the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards Presenters

June 06, 2008 06:26:06 GMT


Closing to the due date for the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA), the organizers have finally announced the full list of the Awards presenters. Included on that list, is famous pop singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney.

Beside Jesse, other top names that are also being tapped as presenters for the event are the likes of Sum 41, Melanie C, Chace Crawford and many more. Before fulfilling their presenting duties those celebrities will have to show off their best looks to the cameras and fans at the Awards red carpet which starts approximately one hour (8 P.M. ET) before the main event begin.
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Girls Aloud in Talks to Front Their Own TV Show

June 06, 2008 05:03:50 GMT


Girls Aloud are making their way to invade the small screen. The all-girl group reportedly is in talks to host their own chat show for the BBC.

The British pop music act is said to have received an offer, worth more than $1 million, from the BBC to front their own TV show. The eight-part TV special is about to be called "An Audience With Girls Aloud," it has been claimed.
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Vin Diesel and Model Girlfriend Quietly Welcome First Child, a Baby Daughter


June 06, 2008 04:51:56 GMT


This just in. Vin Diesel has become a father for the first time. The actor and his longtime girlfriend, model Paloma Jimenez, have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl on April 2.

A representative for Diesel broke the news to People. Other details of the infant are being kept under wrap though.
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Chris Brown to Collaborate With Shane Sparks in New Dance Movie


June 06, 2008 04:49:49 GMT


Chris Brown is probably the hottest young R 'n' B singer nowadays. His killer-dancing moves that he has showcased in many events have wooed women of all ages and his performance in Christopher B. Stokes' "You Got Served" has impressed many dance choreographers. Now, the 19-year-old singer is said to be in talks to appear in another feature film to expose his dancing moves.

In an interview with Shane Sparks, MTV unraveled that the "With You" hitmaker is the frontrunner for the lead role in the "Served" choreographer's next feature film project entitled "The Jump-Off". "Chris Brown is up for the lead guy on it," claimed the "America's Best Dance Crew" judge. The judge/choreographer of television dance competition "So You Think You Can Dance" further explained that Brown was the one who firstly expresses his interest in the project. Of it, Sparks said, "He called us. Now, we just need to make sure everything is right for him. He was very interested in the movie, and if he comes aboard, it's going to be the hottest movie ever made. Trust me."
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Lil' Flip's Manager Denied Car Accident Reports


June 06, 2008 04:31:54 GMT


A manager for Lil' Flip has poured cold water to previous reports that the hip hop artist was involved in a near fatal car accident in his hometown Tuesday, June 3. Denouncing the false report, the manager insisted Lil' Flip is very healthy.

As reported earlier, Lil' Flip was injured in a car crash occurred on Southwest side of Houston. His unidentified car was to said to be totaled with Flip himself was quickly rushed to hospital where he was treated for neck and wrist injuries.
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David Archuleta Signed to the Same Label as David Cook's

June 06, 2008 04:17:44 GMT


The intriguing battle between two Davids on the recent American Idol seventh season finale, could continue once again outside of the talent show. Both David Archuleta and David Cook seem set to compete in making and selling new albums, after Archuleta has followed Cook's footsteps and signed with the same record label as his rocker buddy which is 19 Recordings.

Commenting about the record deal Archuleta told the press, "Signing a record contract with 19 Recordings/ Jive Records is truly a dream come true. Being a fan of 'American Idol' since season one and admiring the alumni, I am honored and humbled to be a part of that group. I'm really excited to start working on everything." Reports also said that the upcoming debut LP of the 17-year-old singer could be released later this year after he finishes his American Idol tour.
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Pop Punk Princess Avril Lavigne Moves to Movie Biz


June 06, 2008 03:49:32 GMT


Making a superb breakout in the music industry at the tender age of seventeen with her debut album "Let Go", following it with another massive success with "Under My Skin" and "The Best Damn Thing", and setting a new fashion trend with her unique taste of clothing, it is fair to say that Avril Lavigne is indeed a princess of the pop punk music. However, it seems that the 23-year-old won't settle with only a career in singing business as she tries to break out to the film industry.

Recently, the "Complicated" songstress has nailed a major role in a feature film. Though details of the movie in which Lavigne portrays the lead character are still unclear, the singer herself admitted that her character would be "deep and dark" and would be different from any other previous character she had played before. To The London Paper, the chart topper confessed, "I've got a film role coming up - something you wouldn't expect from me, something deep and dark."
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Avril Lavigne Working with Procter and Gamble to Launch First Fragrance


June 06, 2008 03:46:47 GMT


From a songstress to perfume creator, that's Avril Lavigne. The Canadian songbird has just inked a deal with Procter & Gamble Prestige Products to launch her very first fragrance.

As stated by Heike Hindenlang, who serves as the global marketing director for Procter & Gamble Prestige Products, Avril's scent is expected to hit the stores in the second half of 2009. The scent, still according to Heike, will be directed towards consumers in their early teens.
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Lil Wayne Holds Top Spot on Billboard Hot 100


June 06, 2008 03:28:06 GMT


After re-claiming its top spot on the Billboard Singles chart last week, it seems that Lil Wayne doesn't want to let it go just yet. This week, the rapper's "Lollipop" still holds its position at #1 with strong contenders still comes from Leona Lewis with her "Bleeding Love" at #2.

The biggest treat that could endanger Wayne's top spot, comes from Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" which climbs 7 places from # 10 to #3. Another big jump on the chart this week, comes from Katy Perry with her song "I Kissed a Girl" that rises from #21-#5.
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'High School Musical 4' Gets Thumbs Down From Most of the Original Cast


June 06, 2008 03:09:36 GMT


With the immense success garnered by the first two installments of "High School Musical" franchise and the high anticipation for the upcoming "High School Musical 3: Senior Year", it is obvious why Walt Disney Pictures are so eager to produce the fourth movie long before the third flick has even hit the production. However, on the upsetting side of the news, it has been hinted from the beginning that some of the original actors may not be coming back for "High School Musical 4".

Back in January 2008, one of "HSM" stars Zac Efron has revealed to MTV that "Senior Year" would be his last participation in the drama musical series. Recently, when doing another interview with the entertainment network, the 20-year-old showed no sign of changing his mind. In fact, he added that he believes most of the original cast may move on to other project following the completion of the third film stating, "This is probably going to be the last one for a lot of the cast. It's graduation, a lot of us have to move on."
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Christina Aguilera's Baby Boy Makes TV Debut

June 06, 2008 02:59:10 GMT


Max Liron Bratman, the son of famous pop singer Christina Aguilera, is about to make his TV debut. The infant, who's just 4 months old, makes his TV debut alongside his mother in a public service announcement (PSA) which is shot for Rock the Vote campaign, which aims to engage young voters in the U.S. political process.

In the PSA, Max is wrapped in an American flag and cradled in Aguilera's arms as she sings a lullaby version of "America the Beautiful." The advertisement, which is scheduled to run at the end of the month, ends with Aguilera making a call "to make history" and "rock the vote."
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Britney Spears Tapped by The Pussycat Dolls on New Video


June 06, 2008 02:41:29 GMT


Although still busy finishing the recording for her new studio album, Britney Spears managed to spare a little bit of her time to shoot a video clip. Only this time it won't be for her own music video but for The Pussycat Dolls' "When I Grow Up".

The news was reported by Usmagazine.com that said that the pop singer's scene won't be that much as she only appears as cameo. Moreover, a source who told the website also stated that the shooting for Britney's scene has been done on Wednesday, June 4, in Burbank, Calif. "In the scene shot, Britney is driving in a car. They all wave at each other as they are passing in traffic-that is it. It is genius and you will love it!," the source said.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Couple Mario Lopez and Karina Smirnoff Split


June 06, 2008 02:18:42 GMT


It's over. The love relationship of Mario Lopez and Karina Smirnoff has come to an end, it's been confirmed.

A representative for Karina confirmed the couple's split to E! News, saying "Karina has parted ways with her two-year relationship with Mario Lopez. The relationship wasn't heading in the right direction." As for Mario, he issued his own statement about his split from the dancer. Through his representative he said, "Karina and I have the utmost respect for each other. She is a phenomenal and talented woman. I support her always and feel blessed to have her in my life."
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'Transformers 2' Title Unearthed, Becoming 'Revenge of the Fallen'

June 06, 2008 02:12:30 GMT


With the kicking off of the production, buzzes around the production of "Transformers" sequel hyphened up. On Thursday, May 5, DreamWorks and Hasbro announced the official title of the sci-fi action sequel. The Michael Bay-directed movie will be known as "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen".

Along with the outing of the name, it is also revealed that a key character from the first movie will be making a dramatic comeback for a revenge. Some online publications suggested that if observed from the title, it is possible that Megatron, the fallen Decepticon leader, is the one who is going to be brought back to the follow-up movie. On the similar speculation on which robot reappearing on the sequel, earlier it is rumored that autobot Jazz will be raised from the death.
 
 
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