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July 09, 2008

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Meet the Heroes and Creatures of 'Hellboy II'

July 09, 2008 10:03:52 GMT

On July 11, Universal Pictures will be presenting movie lovers and Dark Horse Comics' fans with "Hellboy II: The Golden Army", the sequel to the 2004 supernatural action-thriller "Hellboy". Bringing the big red and gentle demon to the big screen for his second live action appearance, the studio have promised to deliver a more action-packed and badder movie and have teased fans with numerous footages from the movie.

To most people who have seen "Hellboy", the big red creature and those around him probably feel familiar. Still, like many other sequel movies, in "The Golden Army", he will be facing a band of new enemies. To refresh the fans' memory as well as to provide knowledge about the old and new characters in "The Golden Army", we have compiled the main characters of the heroes, the baddies and the creatures.
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First Official Photo of Jamie Lynn Spears' Baby on OK! Magazine

July 09, 2008 09:16:57 GMT

Following a scam showing two fake photos of Jamie Lynn Spears' baby daughter Maddie Briann Aldridge on a MySpace account came an official photo of the tot who was born on June 19. Jamie who gave birth to her first child at the age of 17 gave exclusive pictures of her and her baby as well as the coverage of the delivery to OK! magazine.

The exclusive photo shoot was accompanied by the interview done with the new mother. Jamie shared some details on the labor moments saying, "They'd told me it would be an eight- to 12-hour labor, and I was ready to have the baby in three to four hours. I had a perfect pregnancy and a perfect delivery. I was very blessed."
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'Meet Dave' Rolled Down Red Carpet in L.A.

July 09, 2008 09:12:27 GMT

On Tuesday, July 8, the 20th Century Fox held a special celebration for their latest comedy movie "Meet Dave". Marking the first screening of the Eddie Murphy-starring film, the studio rolled down red carpet in front of the Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California for the film's world premiere.

Attending the special event were some of the cast ensemble, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Ed Helms, Scott Caan and Marc Blucas, and director Brian Robbins. One of the film's stars left unspotted on the special night was Murphy. The comedian could not attend the premiere because he is said to be shooting for his other movie "A Thousand Words".
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Video Premiere: Bloc Party's 'Mercury'

July 09, 2008 09:11:32 GMT

Having yet confirming any details about their new album, Indie rock band Bloc Party already premiered the music video for their first single "Mercury". The clip was streamed on their official website at the same day as they perform their single for the first time on Radio 1 on July 7.

The new clip had a very weird plot as it pictures humans in animal heads like monkey and bull. It seems that the story tells about some monkey scientists that are creating a new species (a man body with a bull head) who finally becomes a president.
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Dashboard Confessional to Drop New LP in Fall

July 09, 2008 08:45:59 GMT

Alternative rock act Dashboard Confessional have just revealed more details about their upcoming studio album. Although, having yet to set the title for the new LP, the band stated to Billboard.com that the follow up to "The Shade of Poison Trees" would be dropped this fall.

Revealing the details about the upcoming record, the band's frontman Chris Carrabba told Billboard that the new LP "has a vibrance that is suited for summertime." Chris also added that the songs on the new album will sound "a bit poppy. But not in a 'pop' popular music way."
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'Tropic Thunder' Let Out Hilarious Mockumentary Trailer

July 09, 2008 08:35:51 GMT

Apparently, people behind "Tropic Thunder" have found a new way to promote their latest comedy movie. In the latest promotional effort for the upcoming Ben Stiller's movie, DreamWorks/Paramount let out a trailer for the movie's mockumentary called "Rain of Madness".

Giving preview to what happen during the shooting of the fictional Vietnam War movie, the compilation of clips is filled with footages taken on the set and the craziness of the actors and filmmakers involved in the filming of the outrageous war movie. Through this trailer, viewers also can catch bits of "Tropic Thunder" scenes as well as interviews with the three main leading characters. Details about the mockumentary itself can be read at its official website.
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Sarah McLachlan to Release New Songs in October

July 09, 2008 07:41:56 GMT

Sarah McLachlan is set to give her dying fans some new music soon that will be featured on her upcoming yet-to-be-titled greatest hits album, which will be dropped on October 7. According to Spinner.com, the Canadian singer will spawn two new exclusive songs for the upcoming untitled LP.

Commenting about Sarah's new project, her manager Terry McBride wrote on his blog, "It is amazing to hear Sarah McLachlan's voice again. There is a purity to her magic as it's from a heart that is wide open and bare in its naked emotion." Promoting the upcoming songs on the record, Terry also added, "The melodies are addictive, the lyrics personal to each and everyone, and the delivery is both spine chilling and uplifting. "
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Mystery of Nicole Kidman's Baby's Name Unleashed

July 09, 2008 07:24:35 GMT

Questions have been directed on the peculiar name given to the baby of Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Sunday Rose, who saw the light for the first time on Monday, July 7. Providing the explanation is Nicole's father Dr. Anthony Kidman who said that that it's actually as simple as a homage to their Australian roots.

Anthony happened to read an article about Sunday Reed, an Australian who helped preserving the country's art and culture with her husband John Reed. "There was a lady named Sunday Reed who was a prominent patron of the arts in Victoria. I have read a bit about Sunday Reed and her husband John - she was a key mover and shaker in the arts around the beginning of the century," he told Australia's Daily Telegraph. "The name Sunday struck me as being a nice name for a woman, so my wife and I mentioned it."
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Tenacious D Start New Album's Work

July 09, 2008 06:38:37 GMT

Two years after dropping their latest album "The Pick of Destiny" in 2006, rock comedy band Tenacious D look set to release a new album soon. The news was revealed by one of the duo members Kyle Gass, who told Billboard.com, that he and his bandmate Jack Black have already begun the work for their new album.

Unfortunately, according to Kyle they have only finished about one to one and a half song only, and still don't have any clue on when the rock duo can finally release the new LP. "It's very challenging, we probably only have one to one and a half songs right now, and we probably need 12 to 15," Kyle explained. "It might take the rest of our lives, but I think it'll be worth waiting for."
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3 Doors Down to Perform at MLB's 2008 Home Run Derby

July 09, 2008 06:07:18 GMT

After Bon Jovi, now 3 Doors Down are also set to contribute themselves for the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star- Festivities. 3 Doors have been taped to perform as the opening act at the MLB's 2008 Home Run Derby on July 14 at the Yankee Stadium.

The rockers will be playing two songs at the annual event, held just before the All-Star game on July 15, which are "It's Not My Time" and "Kryptonite". One song from the band and also the whole event will be aired Live by ESPN. Meanwhile, the tickets to watch the event along with the band's special performance reportedly have already sold out.
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'Quarantine' Ghastly Trailer to Be Seen

July 09, 2008 05:02:37 GMT

Their assignment is simple, follow a group of Los Angeles Fire Department on one of their night shifts. But, the task that firstly appear to be a fun job is about to turn for the worse for television reporter Angela Vidal and her cameraman. Through the new trailer of "Quarantine", viewers can see how the chaos starts to unfold and terrifies everyone involved.

Providing glimpses into the upcoming horror movie by John Erick and Drew Dowdle, the video footage opens with a sort of fun documentary with Vidal giving reports from a Los Angeles Fire Station and hanging around with the firemen. Then, the station gets a routine 911 call and soon Vidal and her cameraman join the rescuers when they examine a small apartment building.
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Lindsay Lohan Given Commitment Ring by Rumored Lover Samantha Ronson

July 09, 2008 04:49:44 GMT

Lindsay Lohan may not open up about her lesbian relationship with DJ Samantha Ronson, but more news keep coming in to give stronger idea on their romance. The latest one from Mirror.co.uk suggests that Lindsay has received a diamond ring that costs Sam 11,000 pounds.

"Sam took Lindsay shopping to celebrate her 22nd birthday," a source told Mirror. "Although Lindsay is the major breadwinner, Sam has her own money and is very proud." However, the Cartier ring is not necessarily an engagement of the two yet. "It's not an engagement ring - simply a token of her commitment. Lindsay is thrilled and she and Sam are very content," the source added.
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Jesse McCartney to Tour With Jordin Sparks

July 09, 2008 04:36:22 GMT

Two young singers Jesse McCartney and Jordin Sparks are setting themselves up to embark on a tour together this summer. The popstars will be joining forces for 16-dates of North America leg called "Jesse & Jordin Live" tour which will start on August 5 in Sacramento, California.

Both Jesse and Jordin are excited with the tour plan and praise each other a lot. Stating out his admiration to the American Idol's sixth season winner, Jesse said, "Jordin has the most incredible voice. She's one of those pure talents you don't see a lot of in this business. I can't wait to get out there with her."
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No 'Half-Blood Prince' Trailer Attached to 'Dark Knight'

July 09, 2008 04:28:09 GMT

Sad news are rushing out to "Harry Potter" fans. Though many have speculated that the first trailer of the forthcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" maybe coming out with the theatrical release of "The Dark Knight" on July 18, it has now been confirmed that fans have to wait longer to get first glimpses of the sixth "Harry Potter" movie installment.

Bringing out the affirmation was ComingSoon.net when they let out the trailers line-up attached to the new Batman movie which include Bale's other action movie "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins", Zack Snyder's graphic comic adaptation "Watchmen" and Leonardo DiCaprio-starring "Body of Lies". Further, the site speculated that "Half-Blood Prince" trailer possibly comes out with "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" on August 15.
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Beyonce Knowles Added to Passport Investigation

July 09, 2008 04:20:29 GMT

Recently many celebrities have fallen into a scam attempt involving the illegal access of their passports. The latest victim of the situation is Beyonce Knowles who is now entangled in an investigation done by the U.S. government.

At least 127 celebrities profiles, including Anna Nicole Smith's and Presidential hopefuls' Barack Obama and John McCain, have been snooped illegally. This action has caused the 127 celebrities out of the 150 investigated samples, to be invaded in privacy. In particular, Knowles' passport has been accessed more than 100 times. In reaction to this Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has issued an apology over the security dysfunction .
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Brad Pitt Considered to Be Among Quentin Tarantino's 'Basterds'

July 09, 2008 04:01:01 GMT

With news of Quentin Tarantino throwing his "Inglourious Basterds" script to four major studios buzzing around, another interesting report came out. Words are coming out that the man behind "Kill Bill" has opened the talks with acclaimed actor Brad Pitt to star in the action drama.

The confirmation of the report has been broken out first by Deadline Hollywood Daily's Nikki Finke on July 8. Still, up to date no further details on the matter apart from the talks have been shed. If Pitt indeed joins Tarantino in his latest feature film project, it would be the "Babel" star's second film project connected to the renowned filmmaker. His first was the 1993 crime drama "True Romance" which was scripted by Tarantino.
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Splitsville: Kate Moss and Jamie Hince

July 09, 2008 03:42:20 GMT

Kate Moss and Jamie Hince's love journey apparently only lasts 10 months. Reports are saying that the couple who has moved in together, has decided to walk in different directions after he was spotted lugging out his belongings from her London house.

British tabloid Mirror revealed exclusively that an argument has occurred between the two on Saturday, July 5, causing them to blow out of proportion and decide to leave each other. "Jamie and Kate had a blazing argument in the early hours of Saturday morning... Just hours later, Jamie was packing his things and moving stuff out of the house," the publication shared the story.
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Video: Sneak Peek of Danity Kane's 'Bad Girl'

July 09, 2008 03:34:19 GMT

Just before the official release of their new music video for "Bad Girl", a sneak peak of Danity Kane's new clip has streamed. The video preview shows the making and behind the scenes footage for the upcoming "Bad Girl" music video.

From the sneak preview it can be seen that the girls will be doing some sexy dance moves and also one of the members will be doing some motor riding scene. Beside that, the sneak peek clip also showed short footages of the girls' performance on their recent "Making the Band" tour. Meanwhile, the music video itself will be premiered on July 18 on FNMTV.
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Bootleg Photos of 'Dark Knight' Expose Two Face for Real

July 09, 2008 03:18:01 GMT

For months, reports coming from the forthcoming summer blockbuster "The Dark Knight" have literally made fans ecstatic with the so-called footages of Batman's ally turned foe, Two Face. And, throughout those period of time, the reports proved to be misleading putting fans in great disappointments. But, now, fans can rejoice as a number of Two Face's pictures leaked out.

Appeared to be cut out directly from the movie, the images display the horrible look of District Attorney Harvey Dent after half of his face was disfigured. Three of four photos expose Dent laying on hospital bed with a gruesome face while Joker stands beside him admiring his work on Dent. Another bootleg image let out Two Face standing behind a bar counter with a liquor in his left hand. All of Two Face pictures can be seen at Photobucket.com (Sorry, the pictures have been removed!).
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Madonna and Britney Spears to Collaborate on Video Footage Only

July 09, 2008 02:49:12 GMT

Previous news about Madonna and Britney Spears possible collaboration on the legendary diva's "Sticky & Sweet" tour are not all true. After recently being reported that Britney will shoot a video clip for the "Ray of Light" singer's tour backdrop and also joins her on stage, new confirmation comes from both singers' representatives saying that Britney will only shoot a video and won't be touring with her.

Revealing the news in a statement, Britney's manager said, "Britney's doing a video piece this week for Madonna's new tour." Meanwhile, Madonna's representative Liz Rudolph also confirmed that the "Toxic" singer is indeed shooting a footage that will be featured on the multi talented singer's tour but still kept a secret about the details of the clip. "There is footage being shot of Britney some time this week in conjunction with Madonna's upcoming (Sticky & Sweet) tour That is all the information I have available. The rest is 'a secret,'" Liz said.
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Matthew McConaughey's Baby's Name Revealed

July 09, 2008 02:41:21 GMT

Finally, a name is revealed for the newborn son of Matthew McConaughey and model girlfriend Camila Alves. To OK! the "Sahara" actor proudly revealed the baby who was born on Monday July 7 is called Levi Alves McConaughey.

On the reason he chooses Levi as the first name, Matthew explained, "Levi was another name for the apostle Matthew in The Bible. They were, in fact, two names for the same person." He added that there is also another factor behind that. "Our son was born at 6:22 pm, and this particular time represents my favorite verse in the book of Matthew in The Bible: 'If thy eye be single, thy whole body will be full of light.'"
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Trailer of 'High School Musical 3' to Debut on Disney Channels

July 09, 2008 02:29:23 GMT

Being one of the highly anticipated movies by teenagers all over the world, "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" have kept its fans on the edge of their seats waiting for any look inside the latest High School Musical franchise. On Tuesday, July 8, Walt Disney Pictures has finally given fans a clue to when they can enjoy "HSM3" first real look.

Making an official announcement of the first "HSM3" trailer, the mouse house unveiled that they have planned to debut it on July 13, 2008 on Disney Channels Worldwide before it hits the Internet through Disney.com the next day on July 14 at 12:01 A.M. ET. It will be aired in selected countries, including U.S., Canada, Japan, U.K., France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Taiwan, Brazil and Mexico among others.