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July 14, 2008

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A U.S. Magazine Offered Brangelina 11 Million Dollar for First Pics of Twins


July 14, 2008 09:44:05 GMT


The war starts. It was just last Saturday, July 12 that Angelina Jolie gave birth to her much reported twins now that a bidding war for the first pics of the infants has begun. The movie star and her longtime partner Brad Pitt reportedly have negotiated the first picture rights for their babies for a total amount of $11 million.

An undisclosed U.S. magazine is reported to have offered the high profile celebrity couple the amount of money for the first official portrait of baby boy Knox Leon, and baby girl Vivienne Marcheline. And while the amount of cash is claimed as a breaking record, experts say that figure could go even higher, with English publicist Max Clifford predicted the pictures even could earn the parents 10 million pound sterling. All the money reportedly is going to charity.
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An Interview With Harvey Dent From Gotham Tonight

July 14, 2008 09:26:48 GMT


This coming Friday on July 18, the highly anticipated "The Dark Knight" will be available in theaters across the country. But before the film goes out for public viewing, Gotham Cable News have provided fans with a latest episode of Gotham Tonight highlighting on District Attorney Harvey Dent's interview.

The video displays Dent sitting down with Gotham Tonight's Mike Engel to discuss about the controversial matters circulating around him as the "White Knight" of Gotham City and his involvement with Batman. On the occasion, he defends Batman by stating that the work done by the dark hero benefited the entire city. He also speaks out about Jonathan Crane, fears of a new outbreak of Fear Toxin and many else.
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Amy Winehouse Stops Performing in September

July 14, 2008 09:15:24 GMT


Having just staging her come back by doing some live performances this past weekends, it looks like Amy Winehouse is heading for another time off from the music scene. The news arrives from Amy's father, Mitch who stated that her daughter will stop touring starting from September.

Revealing about Amy's plan to rest from the music scene once again, Mitch said, "From September we're not going to be doing any more work. We want her to relax." But he also confirmed that she will be finishing her scheduled performances first before resting saying, "Amy has five gigs that she is contractually obliged to do between now and then."
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Brooke Hogan Offered a Deal to Pose Naked for Playboy Magazine


July 14, 2008 09:11:39 GMT


Hot on the heels of her parents' divorce drama, new report surfaced by the hour that Brooke Hogan has been offered a deal to pose naked for men's magazine Playboy. The Insider, which broke the news, claimed the star has been approached to flaunt her curvy figure for the publication.

"The original rumors were that Brooke was being offered a special celebrity centerfold edition and she'd be the 55th Anniversary Playmate," a source was quoted as saying. "But that's not how we pick our centerfolds."
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The Evolution of Batsuit in Two Decades


July 14, 2008 08:42:44 GMT


One of Batman's most recognizable items among his prized possessions in fighting crimes in Gotham City is his unique costume. It is popularly known simply as 'Batsuit'. Throughout the years, details of his Batsuit have been evolving to provide the actors who depict this superhero a distinct style as well as freedom of movement.

For the past two decades, the changes of Batman's costume can be observed from the five memorable movies, among them are "Batman", "Batman Forever", "Batman and Robin" and "Batman Begins", and of course the upcoming Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight". Here below, we will discuss the evolving Batsuit observed from its color tone, design and mobility issue observed from the movies.
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Vanessa Carlton Plans New Music Projects After Tour

July 14, 2008 08:25:42 GMT


Still busy preparing her upcoming tour, Pop singer Vanessa Carlton has already revealed her plan for new music projects. The singer said that she will take two weeks time off after her upcoming tour with Joshua Radin, and go to Costa Rica to refresh her mind and figure out some new stuffs that she will do next. "I'm going to Costa Rica for two weeks," she confirmed.

The singer who has been spending most of her time touring after the release of her third studio set "Heroes and Thieves" in 2007, said that she will only be touring for one month with Joshua and will rest to look for new musical ideas. Confirming her plan she said, "It will be my official kind of me starting to regenerate and write again, put my nose to the grindstone and plot out my next project, be it a film score or new album."
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Tamia to Record Her First Live Album

July 14, 2008 07:33:02 GMT


After dropping a compilation album titled "Between Friends/A Gift Between Friends", singer Tamia is set to release another music project soon. Reports said that the singer will be spawning a live album, that will be taken from one of her upcoming U.S. tours.

The recording for the upcoming live set will be done on her gig in Washington D.C on August 10. Unfortunately, there are still no information yet on when will the live album be released. The idea for the live album itself has been hinted by Tamia on her recent interview with Thatgrapejuice.net which was done in May.
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Actress Zhang Ziyi Engaged to Multi-Millionaire Boyfriend to Wed Next Year


July 14, 2008 07:27:35 GMT


Zhang Ziyi is engaged to marry. The actress is engaged to boyfriend, Israeli multi-millionaire and venture capitalist, Vivi Nevo.

Nevo made an announcement about their engagement while he was attending the annual conference of Allen & Company in Sun Valley, Idaho on Tuesday, July 8. He, furthermore, added that a wedding has been set to be held next year.
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Ricky Gervais' 'Ghost Town' Gets Outrageous Trailer

July 14, 2008 07:23:08 GMT


He is a dentist who cannot stand being among others. In his everyday life, he always finds a way to avoid interaction with other people. But, his life is about to be twisted in the way he couldn't ever imagine. Through the newly released trailer of "Ghost Town", viewers are presented with exactly those.

The compilation of clips kicks off with a character introduction of Bertram Pincus and how he manages to live without having to chat with other people. One day, he undergoes a colonoscopy. After the procedure, he begins to experience strange thing, particularly seeing dead people. Now, every ghost in town wants him to help them.
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Getting Title, 'School of Rock' Sequel En Route


July 14, 2008 06:27:12 GMT


Though taking some time from its sequel rumor to be made official, "The School of Rock" sequel finally gets a green light to move on. To be called "School of Rock 2: America Rocks", the second film has been picked up once again by Paramount Pictures.

With Paramount backing up the dramedy project, it is further reported that the follow-up is most likely to have its original film team back. Attached to the planned movie were Jack Black, who is expected to reprise his role as rock star wannabe/substitute teacher Dewey Finn, and director Richard Linklater. It will be produced once again by renowned filmmaker Scott Rudin.
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Dave Grohl Sick, Foo Fighters Re-Scheduled Two Shows

July 14, 2008 06:25:45 GMT


Rock act Foo Fighters delivered a bad news for their fans by announcing that they will have to re-schedule their already sold out shows, to be held at Morrison CO's Red Rocks Amphitheatre. According to their official website, the rockers' two scheduled performances on July 14 and 15 are being changed to September 8 and 9 at the same place and time.

The site also revealed that the band's frontman Dave Grohl's sickness was the main cause for the cancellation. The singer wasn't allowed to perform at the concerts by his doctor. "In keeping with Dave Grohl's doctor's orders, Foo Fighters have rescheduled their two sold out shows," the website read.
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Artist of the Week: Delta Goodrem


July 14, 2008 06:11:56 GMT


From the shy girl in "Neighbors" to the prominent singer doing Australian proud, Delta Goodrem is on the verge of conquering the American market with her new CD "Delta". The new album which will be released on July 15 marks her first venture to the States after performing rather well in her home country. Her single "In This Life" debuted at #1 on Australian chart making it her eighth number-one single and giving her a position behind Kylie Minogue and Madonna as female artist with most #1 singles.

Taking turns from her battle with cancer in 2003, "Delta" displays a rather lighter record compared to her second effort "Mistaken Identity". "A lot of the words from the songs can be quite deep, but that doesn't necessarily mean they are always about my life," she said. "There are songs on this album which have nothing to do with my own personal experience of events, but which are still honest and emotional, and which tell a great story. A lot of people read into my lyrics and think they know me completely from them, but I'm not always as transparent as people might think."
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Again, Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson Snapped Locking Lips


July 14, 2008 05:10:22 GMT


Amidst heavy speculation that they're about to make public their long-rumored lesbian relationship, Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson have been photographed kissing yet again. TMZ posted a pic of the pair, dated July 12, which apparently showed them smooching.

Details of the photo, when and where it's taken, were not mentioned. It simply shows the DJ inside a black vehicle while Lindsay, who was on the outside of the car, tried to get a kiss from her through the opened window.
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Usher to Sing at Obama's Presidential Campaign

July 14, 2008 04:42:48 GMT


Singer Usher seems keen to contribute himself for the U.S. presidential campaign and is set to show his support on his preferred candidate Barack Obama by planning to sing at the Democratic Convention. According to his manager, Benny Medina, the R 'n' B singer has been approached by the Democratic parties to perform at the convention, which is scheduled to be held on August 8 in Denver, Colorado.

Confirming the news to the press, Benny said, "There've been offers to do things in and around the convention and we are just looking to see which one will be the most productive." He then also added the reason Usher's is willing to accept the request is because the singer is a "huge Barack supporter."
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Pictures of Miley Cyrus Taking Shower Hit the Web


July 14, 2008 04:34:44 GMT


It's been sometimes that Miley Cyrus appears to be back on track after the scandal surrounding her Vanity Fair photo shoot now that more pics of her hit the web. The photos are believed to be made public by someone who hacked into one of the star's email accounts.

One of the photos that have been leaked to the Internet shows Miley dressed in a wet t-shirt in what appears to be a public shower stall. Another photo shows her taking a picture of herself with her iPhone, blowing a kiss into the camera with her t-shirt rolled up, showing off her stomach.
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Video Premiere: DAUGHTRY's 'What About Now'

July 14, 2008 04:01:25 GMT


The new music video from rock band DAUGHTRY for the band's latest single "What About Now" has been premiered on FNMTV. The clip which was directed by Kerry Kerslake, reportedly will also be the final video made for any of the band's songs from their latest self-titled debut LP.

Showing a touch of humanity, the video received a warm applause from the crowd that watch the premiere live at MTV's studio. On the clip, the band inserted footages of all the problems that happened in the world today, such as poverty, war and other important issues.
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Black Eyed Peas Performer Taboo Gets Hitched


July 14, 2008 03:57:53 GMT


One of the Black Eyed Peas performers walked down the aisle Saturday, July 12 and it's not Stacy Ferguson. The hip-hop/pop group's Taboo wed his fiancee Jaymie Dizon at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Pasadena, Calif., a representative for the couple told People magazine.

The newlyweds exchanged diamond and platinum wedding bands, which matched the bride's Neil Lane engagement ring. Served as the best man was the groom's childhood friend and manager Polo Molina. Further details were not disclosed.
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New Dark Knight Clip Displays Joker With Bazooka

July 14, 2008 03:46:42 GMT


Those who have seen footages of the latest Batman movie "The Dark Knight" may have been impressed with the wickedness of Heath Ledger as the psychopathic Joker. Now, a new clip from the superhero flick has been released and it exposes more of Joker's insane act while attacking an armored vehicle.

Served to be the elaboration of footage shown previously in some of the released trailers, this snippet displays the car chasing sequence between Joker's criminal team and guarded police convoy. Since attacking one of the armored cars, wherein Harvey Dent is taking refuge, using guns apparently doesn't worked as planned, Joker lets out his secret weapon, a bazooka to blow the vehicle.
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'W' Co-Stars Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright Arrested for Alleged Bar Fight

July 14, 2008 03:17:30 GMT


Trying to act as true friends, actors Josh Brolin, Jeffrey Wright, and five other crew members of the biography drama flick "W" were arrested by police officers outside Stray Cats bar in Shreveport, L.A. early Saturday morning, July 12. They were all charged with interfering with police, a misdemeanor.

The arrest occurred at 2 A.M. after the co-stars and crew members tried to intervene officers who were attempting to arrest one of their entourage, 29-year-old Eric Felland, a lighting technician, for public intoxication and resisting arrest. The actors, according to the Shreveport Times, allegedly put up such a fuss that the police at the nightclub had to call for backup.
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'High School Musical 3' Teaser Trailer From Disney Channel Hits


July 14, 2008 03:13:09 GMT


Long been awaited by its fans everywhere, the teaser trailer for the upcoming "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" has finally made its way to be seen by the fans on Sunday, July 13 through an exclusive look on the Disney Channel. Though Walt Disney Pictures have promised that the online teaser will follow the next day, like many other highly anticipated movie, the teaser has leaked out first.

As promised, the teaser is opened with a brief introduction from the "HSM" two stars, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens. Displaying the elaborated dance sequences and musical numbers, the compilation of clips contain many similar scenes from the one let out by ET Online earlier. Still, it also provides scenes that are yet exposed before giving a much better look into the movie and the core of the story which is the possible separation of the lovable couple, Troy and Gabriella as they have to go on with different colleges.
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Guns N' Roses' New Song to Appear on 'Rock Band 2' ?

July 14, 2008 03:09:29 GMT


The long wait for Guns N' Roses fans to hear some new material from the band's upcoming album "Chinese Democracy" could soon be over after the latest news said that the band will release a new song in September. According to The New York Times, the new song titled "Shackle's Revenge" will be included as one of the tracks for MTV music game "Rock Band 2".

Although there haven't been any statements from the band, their label Universal Music or MTV, a source told the website that the deal is still in process. Moreover, according to the source the official announcement about the agreement could be revealed today (July 14) by MTV.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brad Pitt Very Moved and Emotional by Twins' Birth

July 14, 2008 02:45:39 GMT


Is a father for one more time, Brad Pitt was on hand to witness the birth of his twins Saturday night, July 12 at the Fondation Lenval hospital in Nice, France. Not only the movie hunk was there by Angelina Jolie's side when the doctor performed the caesarean section on her, but also he lent a help, cutting the babies' umbilical cords.

Jolie's obstetrician, Dr. Michel Sussmann, told the press that since the caesarean section was an epidural, the actress was awake, speaking and laughing. She and Pitt "were talking, they were together," during the birth. "They were happy," said Sussmann.
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Muscular Return of 'Hellboy' at the Box Office


July 14, 2008 02:40:51 GMT


Guillermo del Toro have proved that he and the big red hero Hellboy have a solid fan base with a strong opening of the tamed demon's second movie "Hellboy II: The Golden Army". Expected by many to be able to compete with this year's other summer blockbuster films, the superhero flick collected an impressive $34.5 million from its debut weekend and thus, secured its place on the #1 box office.

Viewed in approximately 4,400 screens at 3,204 theaters, the Universal Pictures' tidbit topped the first "Hellboy" movie, which pulled in $23.2 million on its first weekend. It also won its box office run against two other feature films let out on Friday, July 11, "Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D" and "Meet Dave". "Journey" debuted third, while "Dave" scored a disappointing seventh place.
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50 Cent to Team Up With Val Kilmer on a Song

July 14, 2008 02:29:54 GMT


It looks like music fans could soon hear a new and unique music by 50 Cent following the latest report suggesting that he is planning to team up with actor Val Kilmer. The unique collaboration possibility occurs after the two become friends after working together in a recent movie "Microwave Park".

The collaboration plan was hinted out by Kilmer at a recent interview, stating that 50 likes his song and will help him on finishing it. "I don't think he's going to produce a song, but he really likes one of [my songs]. I told him my idea for it, and he said 'I want to help,'" Kilmer said.
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Angelina Jolie Gave Birth to a Boy, Knox Leon, and a Girl, Vivienne Marcheline

July 14, 2008 02:10:30 GMT


The long wait is over, finally. The long awaited twins of Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been delivered. The movie actress gave birth to a boy, Knox Leon, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline, by caesarean section at about 6 P.M. on Saturday night, July 12.

Confirming the news to People, the Fondation Lenval hospital in Nice, France, where Jolie gave birth claimed that baby boy Leon weighed 5.03 lbs at time of birth, whereas Vivienne weighed 5 lbs. Both of them were born one minute apart.
 
 
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