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June 27, 2008

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A New Stunning Trailer for 'Repo! The Genetic Opera'


June 27, 2008 09:44:00 GMT


Before LionsGate Films' "Repo! The Genetic Opera" gets its world premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival sometime in early July, a new trailer of the musical thriller has been premiered. Providing a background story for the viewers, the trailer gives out a much better look into the film than the teaser.

Compared to the earlier released teaser, the video footage manages to bring an original taste as well as stunning footages. The compilation of clips combines comic book styling and snippets from the film. It is also focused on the epidemic hitting the planet and Shilo Wallace, the girl who is trying to find the cure of her rare blood disease sickness.
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Prince Sued Norway Label Over Copyrights Infringements

June 27, 2008 09:31:04 GMT


Veteran singer, Prince caught himself in another legal battle as this time he decided to sue a Norwegian record company, C+C Records over copyrights infringements. The 50-year-old singer was upset because the company released a 5-CD cover album of his songs titled "Shockadelica: A 50th Anniversary Tribute to the Artist Known as Prince" without asking an approval first.

The company did actually send Prince a copy of the record but it was after they dropped about 5,000 copies to the market. Knowing that his songs have been illegally used, the singer asked that the cover album is pulled out of the market and all copies of it to be destroyed.
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From the One Who Has Seen 'Star Trek' First Cut

June 27, 2008 08:57:01 GMT


Compared to the other much anticipated movies, "Star Trek" may be one of few that has done a pretty good job in guarding its plot line and other little details that may hint any spoiler to the film itself. Though many fans and sci-fi movie lovers are wondering how the eleventh film will look like, not much has been really shared. Still, amidst the anticipation comes a flicker of light with a report from Harry Knowles of AICN sharing what he has seen of the prequel and what should be expected.

Getting a special chance to get a look into some of "Star Trek" footages which are still in the editing room, Harry indicated that from about the 7 minutes of different clips showed, the unfinished footages have presented a promising look for the film. At one part, he praised J.J. Abrams' work on making the Enterprise's bridge to look real. "For the first time in the history of Star Trek, [the bridge] looked amazingly functional. It echoes that classic Trek look - but imagine if you handed that design to the folks at APPLE and said...Make it really work," he commented.
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John Mayer to Quit the Music Scene?


June 27, 2008 08:49:03 GMT


It seems that John Mayer fans are set to feel devastated by recent reports claiming that the rocker is planing to retire soon. According to the news, John could be ending his career in the music scene after he finishes his current tour.

That news surfaced after the rock singer himself stated in an interview with USA Today, stating that he might not be releasing anymore albums. "I'm not sure when I'll come back with another record. I feel like I've done everything I can do with this set of tools," he said.
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David Beckham Launching His Own Brand of Bottled Water

June 27, 2008 07:57:16 GMT


David Beckham is set to launch his own brand of water, it's been claimed. The Mirror reported the soccer god has been considering to end his sponsorship deal with soft drinks giant Pepsi to begin working on his own brand of bottled water.

Pepsi, nevertheless, is keen to hold on the sports star and currently in negotiations to persuade him to stay. The firm even is reported to be willing to help David launches his own mineral water brand.
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'Incredible Hulk' Director Up for 'Clash of the Titans' Remake

June 27, 2008 07:53:16 GMT


Having delivered another successful blockbuster movie "The Incredible Hulk", director Louis Leterrier quickly jumps to do another feature film project. The man behind the action film "The Transporter" and its sequel has been signed to helm a mythical movie "Clash of the Titans".

For the remake of 1981 Ray Harryhausen's movie of the same name, the filmmaker is going to team up with producer Basil Iwanyk. He will also helm the reboot based on the script provided by Lawrence Kasdan. It is further said that in directing the movie, he will be using the same techniques used for the shooting of "300", the green screen techniques.
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Snoop Dogg Claims Dr. Dre's New LP Is Done

June 27, 2008 07:42:25 GMT


Snoop Dogg revealed an exciting news to rap music fans as on a recent interview the rapper said to the press that his mentor, Dr. Dre's long awaited record "Detox" has been finished. Revealing the news, Snoop said in a statement, "That record is real, it's coming."

Snoop then said that at first, just like many people, he too has some doubts about the long delayed LP saying, "I was starting to doubt it myself and then I went up in there and he played so much music for me it knocked my head off." Moreover, he added that the new record is worth waiting for stating, "I see what he got them waiting for, it's on and poppin'."
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Fourth 'Final Destination' Becomes 2009 Summer Movie


June 27, 2008 06:54:21 GMT


For the fourth time in a row, Death is once again lurking in the corner refusing to let go those whom he has set his eyes on. This time, he will be coming to the big screen on the summer of 2009 with the release of 3-D "Final Destination 4" on August 14, 2009.

With the particular schedule, the fourth supernatural thriller about teenagers who foresee their death will be the second 3-D movie released on the 2009 summer. It follows Alexander Aja's horror thriller "Piranha 3-D" which will let out its hair-raising story on July 24, 2009. The flick also became the third 3-D horror film to be released in 2009. The first is Jaime King-starrer "My Bloody Valentine" that is set for January 23, 2009 theatrical screening.
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Ne-Yo Penned a Michael Jackson Tribute Track on New LP

June 27, 2008 06:38:55 GMT


Ne-Yo expressed his admiration to his music idol Michael Jackson in a musical way by writing a tribute song that will be included on the R 'n' B singer's new LP "Year of the Gentleman", set to be released on August 5. The singer/songwriter revealed that news in an interview with MTV as he was explaining about the songs on his upcoming record.

The song that the the singer/songwriter dedicated to the king of pop is titled "Nobody" and it has a different story compared with his previous single "Closer". Speaking about the scenario of "Nobody", Ne-Yo told MTV, "Say she didn't give you anything, but instead she just started dancing, and it was the most amazing thing you've ever seen. It's like she's untouchable, like it would be a sin to touch her or dance with her, with what's going on with her right now."
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Christopher Brian Collection Offered Kevin Federline Seven-Figure Modeling Deal

June 27, 2008 06:27:01 GMT


Kevin Federline got a job offer. The wannabe rapper is offered a modeling job by Christopher Brian Collection, reportedly worth a seven-figure cash.

In Touch Weekly exclusively reported that Britney Spears' ex-husband has been offered to be the new face of Christopher Brian denim. The publication quoted the denim brand co-owner Chris Stokes as saying, "We feel Kevin would be a great model for the line."
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'Hellboy 3' Targeting 2012 Release


June 27, 2008 06:11:58 GMT


"Hellboy II: The Golden Army" is still weeks away from its theatrical release, but the talks about the third movie have apparently begun. In an interview with "Hellboy" director Guillermo del Toro at the 34th Annual Saturn Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 24, it was revealed that the filmmakers behind the action adaptation movie have discussed about "Hellboy 3".

Unveiling the plan for another follow-up movie for the big and red superhero, del Toro confessed that he might tackle the work after he is finished with his J.R.R. Tolkien's adaptation project, "The Hobbit". It means that the third film might come out in 2012. When talking to Collider about the matter, the filmmaker of "Pan's Labyrinth" theorized that since "Hellboy" was released in 2004 and its sequel gets 2008 screening, the third installment should come in four years time. The video interview can be watched below or via Collider.
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Fantasia Barrino Parting Ways With Her Management?


June 27, 2008 06:03:27 GMT


New unpleasant news comes from American Idol third season winner, Fantasia Barrino as EW.com reported that the singer has been dropped from her management team, 19 Management. Moreover, according to the website, the creative difference that recently emerged between Fantasia and her management is the cause of the break-up.

Unfortunately, neither Fantasia nor her management's representative have released any statements yet regarding the news. Although she has ended her courtship with her management, Fantasia will still be under the umbrella of 19 Recordings and keep on sharing her musical profits with the recording company.
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Verne Troyer Filed Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit Against TMZ for Posting His Sex Tape

June 27, 2008 05:07:14 GMT


The legal battle saga starts. Verne Troyer a.k.a. "Mini-Me" has filed a federal lawsuit, worth $20 million, against TMZ for posting the clip of his sex tape on its site and airing it on TMZ TV.

Troyer filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Thursday, June 26, alleged TMZ violated his rights to privacy and publicity, infringed upon his copyright and trademark and misappropriated his name and likeness. He thus is seeking damages and as well asking an injunction prohibiting the wide spread of the video.
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'Dark Knight' Paying Tribute to Heath Ledger

June 27, 2008 04:40:46 GMT


Heath Ledger was on top of his game with various awards-nomination for his portrayal of gay cowboy in "Brokeback Mountain" and the coveted role of Batman's mischievous foe, Joker, in the upcoming "The Dark Knight" on his sleeves. But, before he sees the fruition of his hard work in the latter film, he stunned the world with his sudden and tragic death in January. Yet, the late actor will be forever remembered with a special tribute given by his last completed film.

On Thursday, June 26, through their publicity website, Warner Bros. Pictures made public that a posthumous tribute for the 28-year-old and for special-effects technician Conway Wickliffe, who was killed in a stunt-car accident, will be attached to the end credits of the latest "Batman" adaptation movie. The simple four-line tribute will be read as follow, "In memory of our friends Heath Ledger & Conway Wickliffe."
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Details of Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham's Upcoming Wedding Unveiled

June 27, 2008 04:36:40 GMT


That Mark Wahlberg and his model girlfriend Rhea Durham are getting hitched after the birth of their third child, it's no longer a secret. And following the actor's revelation of their planned wedding, a source close to the pair has outed details of the forthcoming big day.

An unnamed insider was quoted by In Touch Weekly as saying, Mark and Rhea "are planning to spring the wedding on most of their pals." The insider continued saying, "They're going to invite people over for a pool party and surprise them with the wedding."
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T-Pain's 'Can't Believe It' Ft. Lil Wayne Leaked


June 27, 2008 04:15:34 GMT


Although his new album "Thr33 Ringz" won't be hitting the stores until September 30, another new track from T-Pain's upcoming LP has leaked. The new song that has streamed is his collaboration single with Lil Wayne titled "Can't Believe It".

The new song is the second track from the upcoming LP that has leaked as previously another song "Silver & Gold" has already been streamed. Beside being included on T-Pain's new record, "Can't Believe It" itself reportedly will also be added on Pain and Lil Wayne's collaboration album.
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Possible Spoiler of 'Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen'

June 27, 2008 03:54:54 GMT


So far, though many videos and pictures from the filming set of the upcoming "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", including those from Princeton set have generated more and more speculations about what the sequel might be about and about the possible robots, they do not really help much in giving idea about any of the film's plot lines. However, a recent article from The Movie Blog may provide some spoilers for the sequel.

Stating that they got the information from the trusted source, the blog shared about the classroom scenes shot earlier. They noted that the filming is centered on Shia LaBeouf's character, Sam Witwicky, who is acting crazy on his first day of class during the lecture of Professor Colon, played by Rainn Wilson. Allegedly, his strange behavior is caused by the exposure to the splinter from the destroyed cube in "Transformers".
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Lil Wayne Tapped to Headline the Voodoo Experience

June 27, 2008 03:23:15 GMT


The upcoming 2008 Voodoo Experience, to be staged from October 24-26 at New Orleans' City Park, will be more sparkling as the currently hit rapper, Lil Wayne has now been added to play at the star studded event. Wayne will be set as one of the three day music festival, held to celebrate Halloween, headliners among the likes of Stone Temple Pilots, R.E.M. and Nine Inch Nails.

Beside those headline act, the festival is also filled with lots of great musicians from various of genres. Some of the non headliners famous performers at the festival are, Death Cab for Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic! At the Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco and Dashboard Confessional. Beside them, the event will also be enlightened by the appearance of some jazz bands, regarding New Orleans' background as the city on Jazz, such as the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Irving Mayfield's New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.
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Danielle Lloyd Goes Naked for Worthy Cause


June 27, 2008 03:17:54 GMT


Is a prominent fashion and glamour model, Danielle Lloyd does know how to flaunt it. The former Miss England 2004 and Miss Great Britain 2006, who's notorious for her part in the 2007 "Celebrity Big Brother" race row, is stripping off for a worthy cause.

Lloyd takes her clothes off, posing naked for breast cancer charity, The Linda McCartney Centre, a cancer clinic built to honor the late photographer Linda Eastman, the first wife of Paul McCartney, who died of the disease in 1998. She's hoping that her nude shoot will raise awareness of the charity's Field of Women day at Liverpool Cricket Ground, which is slated to take place on July 6 later this year.
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Fascinating 'Tale of Despereaux' Trailer Hits

June 27, 2008 03:07:03 GMT


Right off "Ratatouille"'s tail comes another animated mouse tale movie entitled "The Tale of Despereaux" and Universal Pictures have released its trailer. Bringing a sneak peek into the studio's attempt on the CG-medium, the video footage gives a closer look into the adaptation movie.

Through the trailer, viewers will be introduced to Despereaux Tilling, a unique mouse living in a rodent's village under a castle, and from it, they can also see that Despereaux is different from his kind either it is from his appearance or from his way of thinking. From what is outed by the compilation of clips, it seems that "Tale of Despereaux" shared similar idea with Academy Awards-winning animation "Ratatouille" in the sense that the two movies tells the story of mice who are not afraid of human and strive to achieve what they believe they are meant to be.
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No Joke, Madonna Seeking Legal Advice to End Marriage to Guy Ritchie

June 27, 2008 02:59:54 GMT


Could it be true that Madonna really is seeking divorce from her husband of nearly eight years Guy Ritchie? The split rumors which have been swirling around the couple are hard to be stopped with the latest mentions that the music diva already sought legal advice from Fiona Shackleton, the same lawyer who handled Paul McCartney's divorce case, to end her marriage to Ritchie.

U.K. newspaper The Times reported on Thursday, June 26 that Madonna has hired Fiona, famous as the divorce lawyer to the famous and the rich, after initial talks with a rival law firm fell through. A spokesperson for the star refused to comment to the Times' report.
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Lindsay Lohan's New LP Set to Be Outed in November


June 27, 2008 02:33:13 GMT


Finally, details for the long awaited third studio set from actress/singer Lindsay Lohan has been revealed. According to the latest report Lindsay's new LP will be titled "Spirit in the Dark" and it will be hitting the stores on November 4.

Beside confirming about the new record's title and release date, the singer has also revealed a surprising news about the new single for the upcoming record. Aside from picking up "Bossy" as the first outing from the new album, Lindsay reportedly will release another song which is "Playground" featuring Pharrell Williams.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Has Moved In with Reese Witherspoon


June 27, 2008 02:19:56 GMT


Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon apparently are one step closer to the altar. US Weekly exclusively reports in its latest issue that the actor has moved in to her $5 million Los Angeles home, making himself part of the family.

"Jake Moves In!", the magazine wrote in its issue, on newsstands now. "Reese Witherspoon takes the next step as she commits to a man who's kind to her kids and gives her the love she deserves."
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Extreme 10 Seconds 'Quantum of Solace' Clip Outed, Trailer Coming Soon

June 27, 2008 02:14:30 GMT


Big news are coming full force towards James Bond fans. While media are buzzing around the fact that the upcoming and highly anticipated "Quantum of Solace" will be having its trailer premiere on Monday, June 30, an exclusive footage from the superspy movie has made its way to the public through BBC Breakfast on Thursday, June 26.

The fast-paced compilation of clips is extremely short with 10 seconds running time, but fully packed with action sequences from man in a motorcycle leaping to a boat to car chasing action in a narrow path. Through it, fans can also get a first glimpse into Daniel Craig for the second time as agent 007, Gemma Arterton and Olga Kurylenko. Aside from this video, it is said that the 'Entertainment Tonight' television show will have another preview of the 22nd installment of James Bond on Friday, June 27.
 
 
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