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July 10, 2008

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Jennifer Garner Pregnant with Second Child


July 10, 2008 09:38:01 GMT


Rumor has it that Jennifer Garner is pregnant with her second child with actor husband Ben Affleck. Amidst heavy rumors on that matter, the National Enquirer claimed the actress is set to give birth next year.

"A few days before the Fourth of July, Jen began calling close pals with the news that she was pregnant again. Jen said she's three months along - and she and Ben are ecstatic," a source told the tabloid. "She and Ben are still deciding whether they'll ask the sex of the child," the source added.
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Nelly's New Single 'Long Night' Ft. Usher Leaked


July 10, 2008 09:21:25 GMT


A new song from Nelly that will be on his upcoming album "Brass Knuckles" has just streamed earlier this week. The new track which features the rapper's collaboration with R 'n' B superstar Usher is being titled "Long Night".

It is still unclear whether this song will be set as the fourth single outed from Nelly's upcoming LP. Previously, in a bid to promote "Brass Knuckles", the rapper has already spawned "Party People", "Body On Me" and "Stepped On My Js".
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Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox Are Solid Despite Break Up Rumors

July 10, 2008 08:55:56 GMT


Despite rumors to the contrary, Brian Austin Green has insisted that he and his actress fiancee Megan Fox are still very much together. Pouring cold water to the persistent false reports, the actor stated that the love he and the hottie share is "solid".

To TV Guide Brian did admit that he and Fox "have more time away from each other right now than we'd like" due to their hectic schedules. Though so, "We're solid" he said further, adding that "We've lived together for three years. We have tattoos of each other's names."
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'27 Dresses' Director on Board Disney's Male Cheerleaders Comedy Project


July 10, 2008 08:46:02 GMT


Choreographer-turned-director Anne Fletcher has a new project under her sleeves. After delivering a dance film "Step Up" and romantic comedy "27 Dresses", the 42-year-old has been brought in to helm a new dance comedy movie for Walt Disney Pictures entitled "The Matadors".

For the flick, Fletcher will be working using the script written by "Not Another Teen Movie" scribbler Mike Bender. She also will team up with Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot who serve as producers. This project will mark Fletcher's yet another project with Shankman. Previously, she has worked with him in "The Wedding Planner", "Bringing Down the House", "The Pacifier", "Step Up" and "Step Up 2 the Streets".
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Video Premiere: Three 6 Mafia's 'Lolli-Lolli (Pop That Body)' 2nd Ver


July 10, 2008 08:42:21 GMT


A second version of Three 6 Mafia's music video for their single "Lolli Lolli(Pop That Body)" has just premiered on July 9 via BET. Unlike the first clip, that was directed by Dale "Rage" Resteghini, the new version was being helmed by Commissioner Gordon and Jonas Morals.

Not only having different director, the concept of the second version clip is also very far from the original one. If the first video features lots of female models accompanying Three 6, the second sees the rap group being the judge of a break dance contest.
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Video: In-Depth Look Into Meryl Streep's 'Mamma Mia!'

July 10, 2008 08:11:21 GMT


The hype around the upcoming musical comedy "Mamma Mia!" has been definitely brought back. After Universal Pictures released a slew of the film's clips earlier, a behind-the-scene video has also been unleashed. The over than two minutes video is being released via Reelz Channel.

Through it, viewers can learn more about the movie inspired from ABBA's songs. The compilation of clips contains footages from ABBA's performances back in the '70s and '80s and from the West End musical the film is based on. It also let out commentary from some of the film's stars, including Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried, as well as the shooting of several scenes.
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New Kids On The Block Release Behind The Scene Clip for 'Summertime'


July 10, 2008 07:36:26 GMT


Reunited boyband New Kids On The Block have already premiered their music video for "Summertime", the group are giving their fans an inside look of the new clip's making via their Imeem page. The launching of the behind the scene video was aimed to give their fans a closer look at the things that happened during the making of "Summertime".

The new behind the scene footage that has just been released is being labeled as the first part. The group have confirmed that there will be more footages to be dropped prior to their upcoming album's release on September 2.
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Jon Favreau Is Back for 'Iron Man 2'

July 10, 2008 07:35:51 GMT


For months after Marvel Entertainment's announcement of "Iron Man 2" release date, "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau was left uncertain of his fate with the second film. But, it seems that he won't be wondering any longer. In the latest news regarding the sequel, it is said that the studio has finally reached a deal with the "Elf" director.

By that, it means that the filmmaker who is also credited as actor will be back to helm "IM2". Nevertheless, official announcement over the matter hasn't been released yet. Nikki Finke of the Deadline Hollywood Daily was the first to break this news. Noting further on the signing of Favreau, she wrote that "Marvel Studios boss David Maisel was quick to put out a 'definitely' richer offer to Favreau".
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Singer-Actress Olivia Newton-John Married for the Second Time

July 10, 2008 06:55:41 GMT


Second time maybe is a charm for Olivia Newton-John. The actress, singer, and songwriter has married for the second time in a surprise ceremony last week.

Newton-John, 59, wed 49-year-old American entrepreneur John Easterling at her home in Malibu, California, The Daily Telegraph reported. Guests who were invited to the nuptials thought they were attending a Fourth of July Independence Day barbecue.
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Guillermo del Toro Discusses 'Hellboy III'

July 10, 2008 06:39:50 GMT


Though the fate of "Hellboy III" still hangs in uncertainty, the fact doesn't stop director Guillermo del Toro on having plans for the follow-up of "Hellboy II: The Golden Army". Sharing what he has in mind of the third installment, the 43-year-old shared a bit of the film's possible plot.

Talking about the upcoming "The Golden Army" with MTV, the man behind "Pan's Labyrinth" revealed that in the third film, Hellboy is most likely to face his own destiny. Elaborating on what he meant, del Toro said, "The third one is the adult consequence of what he chose in the second movie. The third movie would deal with facing essentially your destiny, if such a thing exists, and making the ultimate decision."
News > Music News

Ali Lohan Unveils First Single


July 10, 2008 06:36:41 GMT


Following the footsteps of her sister, Lindsay Lohan, Ali Lohan is set to enter the music scene by releasing her first single titled "All the Way Around". The new song, that reportedly will be included on her upcoming and yet-to-be-titled studio album, is being streamed exclusively on People.com.

The new track was produced by Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou, and recorded at the Maloof Music recording studio which is located at The Palms Hotel, Las Vegas. The recording process of the single itself was featured on a recent episode of the Lohan's family reality TV show "Living Lohan". "All the Way Around" is being scheduled to be dropped via iTunes on July 14.
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Jennifer Lopez's Latin Eatery Madre's Closed


July 10, 2008 06:28:53 GMT


Is busy juggling her motherhood role with her celebrity status apparently has forced Jennifer Lopez to close her Pasadena, California, restaurant, Madre's, which means mothers in Spanish. No official reason was given for the closure.

The posh eatery was first opened in April 2002 and designed to celebrate Lopez's cultural heritage and her family. A star-studded launch party was held to mark the opening of the restaurant, with such celebrities as Nicole Kidman, Christian Slater and Lopez's then-boyfriend Ben Affleck among the many guests.
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Matthew McConaughey Sold First Pics of Son to OK! for 3M Dollar

July 10, 2008 05:11:33 GMT


Claimed that he and his model girlfriend Camila Alves "are stoked and wowed" by the birth of their baby boy, Matthew McConaughey will be $3 million richer should a deal is reached with OK! magazine to publish the first pictures of the infant. With such amount of money, the publication, according to TMZ, will as well cover Levi Alves McConaughey's first ever Christmas.

And while there have yet official words from either McConaughey or Camila about that matter, TMZ revealed further that OK! has also secured the rights to the wedding pictures of the couple should they walk down the aisle. The snaps will cost the magazine even more cash, it's been claimed.
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David Banner Tapped Lil Wayne on New Music Video

July 10, 2008 04:54:21 GMT


Getting close to the release date for his new LP "The Greatest Story Ever Told" on July 15, David Banner is set to celebrate it by preparing to premiere a new clip for his latest single "Shawty Say". The shooting for the upcoming video has been started earlier this week in L.A. and he will also be accompanied by Lil Wayne on the clip.

Speaking about the concept of his new music video, David told MTV, "The concept of the video 'Shawty Say' is really about the things women say about men that a lot of times we don't pay attention to." Moreover, the rapper also said, "As a brother, I just wanna articulate what the ladies are saying to me in a way that men could actually embrace it. So what we going around doing is seeing the men who ain't treating their women right and we're pulling them aside and interrogating them. 'This is what your woman is saying. You need to go home before somebody scoop her.'"
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Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. Up for 'Sherlock Holmes'


July 10, 2008 04:50:45 GMT


Robert Downey Jr. is going to exchange his bullet-proof armor suit with magnifying glass, calabash pipe and and a deerstalker cap. That happens because the "Iron Man" star has been chosen to portray a legendary master detective in Guy Ritchie's feature film project "Sherlock Holmes".

Nailing the titular character part, the 43-year-old actor joins the project after British filmmaker Guy Ritchie allegedly showed him the polished version of the movie's script. In re-imagining Holmes, the leading man of "Zodiac" is expected to display a more adventurous side of the witty detective. Depicting this character will be Downey Jr.'s first job after his highly successful "Iron Man".
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Lil Wayne Regained Top Spot on the Billboard Hot 200

July 10, 2008 04:05:31 GMT


After spending the past two weeks on the runner-up position Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" has managed to regain its chart topper position on Billboard Hot 200 chart this week. Wayne tackled the previous chart leader Coldplay's "Viva la Vida" that dropped one spot to #2.

The rapper's success to get back its top spot was triggered by the selling of "Tha Carter III" this past weekend that reached the amount of 156,000 copies while "Viva la Vida" only managed to sell 149,000. In total, after four weeks of release, the rapper's new LP has been sold about 1.68 million copies.
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Chevrolet's Electric Car to Make an Appearance in 'Transformers 2'

July 10, 2008 03:54:08 GMT


In late July, media have been buzzing around the fact that "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", the sequel of the blockbuster movie "Transformers", is using Chevrolet's Beat and Trax as the film's new concept cars. But, it seems that Beat and Trax won't be the only concept cars provided by Chevy to appear in the action fantasy movie.

Recently, words circulating suggest that Chevrolet's latest electric car named Volt will be involved in the Michael Bay-directed film. An insider to the General Motors Corporation, as reported by Reuters, noted that the first plug-in hybrid vehicle has been set to appear in it. Still, there are no shared detail about what robot clan this car will be transforming into.
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Colin Farrell Hit Neighbor's Car, Left an Apologetic Note


July 10, 2008 03:19:15 GMT


Hit-and-run is a no for Colin Farrell. The Irish actor shows his responsible side, leaving an apologetic note with his contact information on a vehicle he hit with his car in a Hollywood parking lot.

Details chronicling the unfortunate were not disclosed. It's been claimed though that Farrell hit the back of the car while he was behind the wheel of his Ford Bronco.
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Script Preview of Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' Makes Way

July 10, 2008 03:12:09 GMT


With Hollywood actor Brad Pitt on the hot seat of the rumored casting, news coming from the latest movie project from Quentin Tarantino supposedly couldn't get any better than that, but it just did. Giving an update to "Inglourious Basterds", the filmmaker known for his works underlining nonlinear storylines and stylized violence has shared a preview to the World War II film.

Posted firstly by Latino Review, the so-called script consisted of five chapters and tell an intertwined story of a squadron of soldiers led by Lieutenant Aldo Raine whose part allegedly has been offered to Pitt and a French Jewish teenager by the name of Shosanna. The soldiers are given the order to go behind the enemy lines and blow up a movie theater in Paris because it is premiering a propaganda war film by Hitler's right hand man, Goebble. Little that they know, Shosanna, who survives the massacres of her family by the Jew hunter Colonel Hans Landa, is attending the premiere with one surprising plan for the Nazi in mind.
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Video Premiere: The Verve's 'Love Is Noise'

July 10, 2008 03:10:41 GMT


Prior to the release date of their new album English rockers The Verve have just premiered the music video for their new single "Love Is Noise". The rockers streamed the new clip via their official MySpace page on July 9.

The scenes on the clip contains mixed up shots of different footages. It started with a glimpse of snow mountain and then went on to the band playing the song in a dimly-lit room while the singer Richard Ashcroft was singing while sitting on a chair in a dark room. Beside that there are also footages of dancers, a love couple, a women with her falcon and other stuffs.
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Actor Ethan Hawke Married Pregnant Girlfriend Ryan Shawhughes

July 10, 2008 02:59:13 GMT


Ethan Hawke is a married man for the second time. The movie star has married his former nanny Ryan Shawhughes three weeks ago, a source close to him confirmed to People.

In addition to the wedding confirmation, the friend furthermore also revealed that Hawke and the pregnant Ryan are expecting a baby girl. No word on her due date as of press time.
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Amy Winehouse Launches Her Own Club Night, to Have a DJ Battle

July 10, 2008 02:34:42 GMT


Despite her troubled personal life, Amy Winehouse apparently is attempting a career reinvention. The British songstress reportedly is about to launch her own club night in London and will as well have a DJ battle.

The club night, named Snakehips At The Monarch, is scheduled to be launched at the Camden Monarch venue in North London on Thursday, July 10, the same day her incarcerated husband Blake Fielder-Civil is expected to be sentenced in court. Per British music magazine NME, during the event Amy will play a selection of songs that have influenced her music.
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Video Premiere: Pharrell Williams' 'My Drive Thru' Ft. Santogold/Julian Casablanca

July 10, 2008 02:34:01 GMT


The music video from N.E.R.D's Pharrell Williams collaborative effort with Santogold and The Strokes' Julian Casablanca for a song titled "My Drive Thru" has just been premiered on July 9. Beside featuring the three singers, the clip also saw the appearance of Pharrell's band mates on N.E.R.D, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley.

The new video itself saw Pharell, Santogold and Julian singing in white background set with the addition of cool computer effects. In the end of the clip the three singers were partnered by Chad and Shay. The logo of Converse also appeared at the end of the music video.
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Intense Red Band Trailer of 'Hell Ride' Hits

July 10, 2008 02:12:20 GMT


Premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, the star-studded action thriller "Hell Ride" has just gotten a bit more interesting. Just recently, the Larry Bishop's feature film let out its red band trailer to share glimpses of what the movie is all about.

Though the trailer isn't exactly giving out the story plot, it presents viewers with an introduction to the main characters in the story as well as what they are capable of doing. Providing a throwback to 70's biker flicks which is full of bikes, beer and booty, it highlights on the appearances of Michael Madsen, Eric Balfour, Vinnie Jones, Dennis Hopper and David Carradine.
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Skechers Signs American Idol David Cook as Its New Spokesmodel

July 10, 2008 02:08:47 GMT


David Cook is cashing in on his new predicate as an American Idol by signing an endorsement deal with shoe giant Skechers. He, thus, will be featured in several print promotional campaigns for the line through December 2009.

Announcing their partnership Wednesday, July 9, Skechers confirmed they will use Cook's image to advertise its line of casual footwear, including the new styles which according to the company "will reflect his personality, interests and appeal." Cook will begin appearing in a fall campaign to coincide with the release of his first post-Idol album on 19 Recordings/RCA Records and the continuing of American Idols Live! Tour 2008.
 
 
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