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July 03, 2008

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'Goon' Coming to Big Screen

July 03, 2008 09:49:03 GMT


Another comic book series is going to get a big screen treatment. This time, it comes from Dark Horse comic book known as "The Goon". The Eric Powell's comic will be adapted into a CGI-animated movie by Dark Horse Entertainment, David Fincher and animation house Blur Studios.

The news has been broken out by Powell himself on Wednesday, July 2, through his official site. The creator has been signed to write the screenplay for the movie slated for 2010 release, while Fincher has been touted to produce.
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'Half-Blood Prince' Opens With Big Attack, Daniel Radcliffe Compares It to 'Trainspotting'

July 03, 2008 09:14:58 GMT


"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" has moved on from its production phase to post production and with that, things related to the sixth movie of J.K. Rowling's adaptation series start to pour down to the media. Following the outing of a series of photos exposing scenes from the Warner Bros. Pictures' movie, director David Yates and star Daniel Radcliffe opened up about what to expect from the tidbit.

Talking to Empire magazine, Yates revealed that unlike the previous "Harry Potter" movies, the new one will be much darker and more chaotic. "We're opening with a big attack," gushed the helmer of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" as quoted by The Sun. "We'll bring a major London landmark crashing down." Revealing more, Yates gave hint to Harry's romance with Ginny to USA Today explaining, "They're about to kiss. Then the bloody Death Eaters turn up and cause all sorts of anarchy."
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Feeling Too Young to Marry, Megan Fox Ends Engagement with Brian Austin Green


July 03, 2008 09:05:58 GMT


Males all over the world rejoice for Megan Fox is back on the single market. The sexy actress reportedly has called off her engagement to actor boyfriend Brian Austin Green.

No further details are available as of press time, but various reports claimed that Fox "sent business associates correspondence" last week to inform them about her and Brian's broken engagement. Despite their alleged split, an insider claimed that Fox "still cares about Brian, but she now realizes she's too young to marry him."
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Justice's Label Denied Red Hot Chili Peppers Collaboration

July 03, 2008 09:03:39 GMT


Recent news that recently emerged in the press stating that French music duo Justice will be handling the production of Red Hot Chili Peppers' new album, has now been denied. The denial comes directly from the dance music duo's label Ed Banger Records.

The label's boss Pedro Winter speaks to the press saying that his artist has no plan to do any collaboration with the funk rockers. However in his statement he did admit that Red Hot's vocalist Anthony Kiedis is indeed a big fan of Justice.
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Actor Balthazar Getty Denied Affair with Sienna Miller

July 03, 2008 08:47:50 GMT


Despite the mounting evidence to the contrary, Balthazar Getty has slammed heavy media reports that he has embarked on a secret love relationship with movie star Sienna Miller. To the U.K. Daily Mail, the actor and oil heir insisted, "It's not true. No truth, no truth to any of that" when referring to the persistent rumors of him dating Miller.

Last week News of the World started rumors that Miller's then boyfriend Matthew Rhys who as well is her costar in the film "The Edge of Love" introduced her to Getty, a married man and father of four children. The twosome were claimed to have been very close with each other in the past three months. She, furthermore, was said to have "spent this week in a Hollywood house with him."
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'Narnia: Dawn Treader' Sails to Mexico

July 03, 2008 08:24:10 GMT


The first two "Narnia" movies have been largely filmed in New Zealand due to government tax incentives. Thus, it is most likely that the third film would be getting the same shooting location. But, that is not the case with "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader".

Giving update to the film succeeding "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian", producers revealed that the production of the Walden Media's flick will be moved to Rosarito, Mexico with the set-up shop at Baja Studios. On the moving of the filming base, producers reasoned that the third adaptation movie of C.S. Lewis' novel series will be needing several large sound stages and a massive water tank, and they will get that by using Baja, the studio where "Titanic", "Deep Blue Sea" and "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World".
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Peal Jam Raises 3 Million Dollar for Poverty

July 03, 2008 08:15:25 GMT


Seattle rockers Pearl Jam scored a huge success with their private charity gig by managing to earn about $3 million from the concert. The band played the benefit concert at the Beacon Theater, New York on July 1 and delivered about 26 songs that night.

Beside playing their own tracks, on the concert, Pearl Jam also treated their fans with some special stuffs by playing some cover songs. The two covers that the band played were, "Harvest Moon" by Neil Young and "Masters of War" by Bob Dylan.
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Meet the SAFETYSUIT, New Rock Act Taking Over the Music Scene

July 03, 2008 07:37:36 GMT


It was barely 3 years ago that the boys of SAFETYSUIT sat down with producer Greg Archilla and had a creative session that would eventually bring them to a higher place as musicians. Deemed talented, confident with a new wave of sound that relies on simplicity of the lyrics and melody, the band hailing from Nashville is one reminder of good old rock act.

The four-piece started off as Crew who won a local Battle of Bands despite entering at the last minute. Lifting their credibility to be the local sensation, they signed a deal with Universal Records and sticked to Archilla to take over their debut album's production. The result is, "Life Left to Go" that was released on May 13, 2008. Thanks to its mesmerizing "Someone Like You" single, the album became a popular stock among its rock fans that it peaked at #15 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers. The album itself received praises, considerably uplifting for such a newcomer.
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Sitcom Cast Give Green Light for 'Friends' Film


July 03, 2008 07:36:48 GMT


In May, the movie version of HBO hit television series about the four New York gal pals, "Sex and the City", has stunned many when it brought home as much as $56.8 million from its first three-days theatrical screening only. And it appears that the success of the Michael Patrick King's film has pushed people behind another lovable sitcom "Friends" to move on with their big screen plan.

According to Daily Mail, the cast ensemble of the David Crane and Marta Kauffman-scripted sitcom, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer, have been so inspired by the success of "SATC" that they finally agreed to do the movie. "Jennifer, Courteney and the rest of the cast are keen to reprise their roles, under the right circumstances," explained a source. "The box office success of Sex And The City has really got their wheels spinning about how a 'Friends' film could be just as big, if done right. Timing and the script are really important, but now that Courteney and Jen both have production companies, they can potentially get very involved in those decisions."
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ZZ Top Signed a Deal With Rick Rubin's Label


July 03, 2008 07:31:03 GMT


After previously confirming to the press that they will tap Rick Rubin to produce their new album, legendary rockers ZZ Top look forward to go all the way with the renown producer by signing to his label American Recordings. According to their manager Carl Stubner, by fully collaborating with Rubin, the band hopefully can enjoy a commercial success as well as critical revitalization at the same time.

Moreover, on the upcoming studio set Stubner stated that the band will try to create a kind of pop friendly '80s sound. Revealing about the new things that the band will be doing on their upcoming LP, the manager said, "We thought this was a great brand that was kind of dusty. My goal was to polish it and do certain things they hadn't done before."
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Mandy Moore and Rocker Boyfriend Ryan Adams Break Up

July 03, 2008 07:29:01 GMT


Has been keeping her romance with rocker boyfriend Ryan Adams away from the spotlight, Mandy Moore reportedly has split with him. A representative for Ryan exclusively confirmed their separation to OK! magazine.

Ryan himself was quoted as saying, "Mandy is one of those genuinely sweet angelic people you wish to meet your whole life." He continued adding, "I am grateful for our friendship and how it allowed us both to grow and learn more."
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Tyra Banks' Wax Figure Unveiled


July 03, 2008 06:58:12 GMT


In addition to Amy Winehouse's waxwork, famous wax museum Madame Tussauds has announced the unveiling of Tyra Banks'. But unlike Amy's wax figure which will be unveiled in London, the one of Tyra is unveiled in D.C.

The supermodel's figure has been unveiled Wednesday, July 2. The figure is dressed in a black wrap dress, beige patent leather peep-toe pumps with gold and black bangle bracelets as the accessories.
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Tentative Date for 'Repo! The Genetic Opera'

July 03, 2008 06:43:00 GMT


Few days after Darren Lynn Bousman's rock musical thriller got its extended trailer, words are coming out that "Repo! The Genetic Opera" has received its release date. Reportedly, LionsGate Films has tentatively set this movie to be outed at the same day "Quantum of Solace" become available on the big screen on November 7, 2008.

Originally slated for April screening, the tidbit is now said to be eyeing a limited release on the new scheduled date. Nevertheless, further details concerning which cities chosen for the limited viewing have yet been shared. So far, LionsGate's press site still noted the release date as "Coming Soon!".
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Robin Thicke to Drop 'Something Else' in September


July 03, 2008 06:41:42 GMT


Pop/R 'n' B singer Robin Thicke has finally revealed more details about his second studio record "Something Else" by revealing its official release date. Speaking to Billboard.com, Thicke announced that his sophomore effort will be hitting the shelves on September 9.

Beside confirming the new album's release date, on the interview Thicke also explained about the type of music fans will get on the new LP. The singer stated that the new album is like a cross between "classic Philly, Motown and '70s black disco meets the creativity of The Beatles and Bob Dylan."
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Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy Arrested at Warped Tour, Charged with Third-Degree Assault

July 03, 2008 06:34:08 GMT


After announcing the release date of their new album "The Quilt", Gym Class Heroes has other news to share with fans which, sad to say, is a bad one. The band's lead singer Travis McCoy was arrested Tuesday night, July 1 during a performance at the Maryland Heights, Missouri, stop of this summer's Warped Tour after allegedly struck a member of the audience in the head with his microphone.

Was booked and charged with third-degree assault, McCoy was released on Wednesday morning, July 2 on $500 bond. No words just yet on his next court hearing.
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First Five Minutes of 'Dark Knight' Leaked


July 03, 2008 06:13:56 GMT


In about two weeks time, the latest Batman movie "The Dark Knight" will be available in the theaters across the country since it has been scheduled to be released on July 18. But, before counting down time strike zero, a very long video footage from the action movie has leaked out exposing many spoilers.

Showing the first five minutes of the "Batman Begins" sequel, the video displays firstly Gotham City skyline which is dominated by towering glass buildings. As the shot comes nearer and nearer to one of the buildings, a glass window is shattered. Behind it are two clown-masked men preparing to make their way to the building across the street. Following that, the footage continues showing another man holding a clown mask being picked up by a van. All of them then storm into a bank under Joker's instruction.
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Judge Permitted TMZ to Repost Verne Troyer's Sex Tape, Co-Star Actively Shopping It Around Town

July 03, 2008 03:22:44 GMT


The judge has a change concerning an early order prohibited TMZ from broadcasting the snippet of Verne Troyer's sex tape. The actor's co-star in the tape, model Ranae Shrider, has informed a federal court that she was the one who leaked the footage, a revelation which prompted a Los Angeles judge to finally allow TMZ to repost the sex tape.

Troyer's then girlfriend Shrider signed a declaration filed in federal court in Los Angeles stating the sex tape was created with her digital video camera. Claimed herself as the owner of the tape, she then allowed celebrity website TMZ to broadcast snippets of the tape and in the meantime is shopping the full 50-minute tape around to the highest bidder.
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Video Premiere: Ice Cube's 'Do Ya Thang'


July 03, 2008 03:05:10 GMT


In a bid to promote his upcoming album "Raw Footage", Ice Cube has just premiered a new music video to accompany the LP's latest single "Do Ya Thang". The new clip was a rough cut edition and it was directed by renown director Dale "Rage" Resteghini.

The clip sees the rapper driving in a cherry-red convertible car and also rapping at a club with his friends. The story of the clip tells the rapper buying the expensive red car in cash and it then rouses the suspicion of one of the car store owners who call some detectives to investigate Cube.
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'Pineapple Express' Soundtrack Streamed

July 03, 2008 03:02:20 GMT


In August, Columbia Pictures are going to present moviegoers with another comedy movie from the talented Judd Apatow, "Pineapple Express" and to prepare fans and movie lovers alike they have released video footages from the movie from extended clip to trailer. Still, to excite fans even more on the upcoming film, the studio have given fans a chance to get another taste of the movie through its soundtrack.

Starting on Wednesday, July 2, some of the tracks from the Pineapple Express Soundtrack are streamed on MySpace. The songs to be heard for free include the cool '80s title track from Huey Lewis and the News entitled "Pineapple Express" and four other songs, "Dr. Greenthumb", "Lost at Birth", "Wanted Dread or Alive" and "Pineapple Fights", from Cypress Hill, Public Enemy, Peter Tosh and Graeme Revell respectively.
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Rap Star DMX Arrested in Arizona on Outstanding Warrants and Bond Violation

July 03, 2008 02:52:01 GMT


Not all is well in the life of rap star DMX. Following his second arrest last week, he was busted yet again on Wednesday morning, July 2 in Arizona on bond violation and outstanding warrants.

DMX was making his way out of a flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport when sheriffs arrested him. A Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman said the star was taken into custody for failure to appear in court, failure to pay fines and driving without a license, all of which are from past cases, stemmed from his arrests for marijuana possession and unauthorized driving of an all terrain vehicle (ATV).
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Video Premiere: Lil Wayne's 'A Milli'


July 03, 2008 02:25:24 GMT


The official music video for Lil Wayne's latest single "A Milli" has just been premiered on BET:106 & Park on July 2. The clip was shot on Monday, June 23, at the same time he filmed "Got Money" clip, and was also being directed by the same director Gil Green.

The new clip doesn't have lots of special features as it seems that it was taken during his preparation before shooting "Got Money". The scenes sees Wayne setting up himself and making his way from his bus to the set of "Got Money".
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Naomi Watts Pregnant with Second Child, Already Entered Her Second Trimester

July 03, 2008 02:19:48 GMT


A new addition into Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber's family is coming soon. The Aussie movie beauty is pregnant with their second child together, US Weekly has revealed.

In its exclusive headline titled "Naomi Watts Is Pregnant," the publication reported that the actress has entered her second trimester. No words from either Watts or Schreiber regarding the pregnancy report. A representative for Watts, meanwhile, also declined to comment, insisted she doesn't comment on her client's personal life.
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Impressive 'Mutant Chronicles' Teaser Trailer Hits

July 03, 2008 02:12:18 GMT


Before Paradox Entertainment have even set the release date of "Mutant Chronicles", a teaser trailer promoting that sci-fi horror film has been released. Posted firstly through Thomas Jane's official website, it gives movie lovers the first real look into the flick that is loosely based on the role playing game of the same name.

Timed at 1:35, the teaser doesn't help much in sharing idea of the plotline, but it surely unveils the devastation of the Earth and the troubling matters human are facing. Through it, viewers can watch great battle sequences as well as a gory scene in which a soldier gets stabbed with a sharp edged pole right on his face. Seemed to have a "The Chronicles of Riddick" feel, it uses the same score employed in "Lord of the Rings" trailers.
 
 
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