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July 15, 2008

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A Look Into Batman's Ever Changing Vehicles


July 15, 2008 09:56:44 GMT

Unlike Superman who has the ability to fly and Spider-Man who can cling to generally any surfaces, Batman has to rely on his mastered skills and on the advanced technology in fighting off his enemies. Whether in the comic books or in the movies, Batman is often required to chase after his nemesis. To cover up his inhuman disability, he mostly opts to use intricate and specially-designed vehicles.

With this famed Gotham's crime-fighter being brought again and again to the big screen over the past two decades, his popular vehicles are going through changes as well. Highlighting on these changes, AceShowbiz has prepared brief discussion about the modification done to his various mode of transportations for the last 20 years.
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'Wanted' Sequel Down the Line

July 15, 2008 09:18:34 GMT

With "Wanted (2008)" generating much surprise on its box office performance, sequel talks quickly follow afterwards. The hype was boosted with Terence Stamp's earlier remarks hinting the possibility of a second movie. Recently, news circulating around "Wanted 2" suggested that the talks have gone even further.

Words are "Wanted" producer Marc Platt has already begun to work once again with director Timur Bekmambetov and writers Michael Brandt and Derek Haas on the sequel plot. Going back to produce the sequel with fellow producer Jim Lemley, Platt revealed, "The writers are at work already, and those creative discussions are taking place."
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Cristiano Ronaldo Dumped Model Girlfriend Nereida Gallardo Over Cheating Reports


July 15, 2008 09:01:39 GMT

Arguably considered as ladies' man, Cristiano Ronaldo is back on the single market yet again as he reportedly has dumped model girlfriend Nereida Gallardo. It was just late last month that the pair were snapped showing off their public display of affection (PDA) during a holiday on a luxury yacht in Sardinia, now that reports of their split have been all over the net.

According to Portuguese newspaper 24 Horas, the couple's break-up is a "secret of the gods", but the publication went on to claim that Ronaldo was tired of reading lurid headlines about Gallardo's past relationships. To make matter worse, recent report claimed Gallardo had a fling with Spanish international footballer Sergio Ramos.
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Lily Allen Axed Take That's Rip Off Track From New LP


July 15, 2008 08:42:07 GMT

British pop singer, Lily Allen has revealed a surprising confession to her fans by stating that she almost put in a rip-off song of Take That's "Shine" on her new LP. The pop singer's new track which is being titled "Who'd of Known" finally didn't make the cut but she has posted it on her official MySpace page on July 14.

On her MySpace page Lily confirmed that song's chorus part was taken from Take That's. "I have put up a song that wont make it on the album. i ripped off the chorus from take that and i can't be bothered with the paperwork , so here ya go," Lily wrote.
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'Tropic Thunder' Comes Out Earlier

July 15, 2008 08:37:12 GMT

It seems that the success of "Hancock" in collecting big from its long weekend opening has inspired Ben Stiller's upcoming comedy "Tropic Thunder" to make a modest change in its release date. Originally slated to be screened in theaters on August 15, the DreamWorks Pictures' tidbit has been pushed forward for August 13 release.

With its new schedule, "Thunder" will have a head start from its competitors, Alexandre Aja's horror remake "Mirrors" and the Warner Bros. Pictures' CGI animation "Star Wars: The Clone Wars". The new slate also puts this comedy movie to face off "Pineapple Express" earlier since "Express" will be released five days before on August 8.
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Justin Timberlake Started Rumors of Impending Nuptials, Already Picked Wedding Venue

July 15, 2008 08:19:53 GMT

Is it safe to say that a wedding is finally on the card for Justin Timberlake and girlfriend Jessica Biel? The pop singer has fueled rumors that he's planning a wedding with the movie beauty after he was seen openly browsing wedding venues.

Whispers have been swirling that Justin's family, including her mother Lynn Harless and grandmother Sadie Bomar, already encouraged him to marry Biel. Sadie, furthermore, has even suggested her grandson to hold his wedding at his mother's backyard in Tennessee which she considered as a perfect wedding venue since it's a big yard with beautiful flowers.
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Jet Black Stare to Embark On the Music Scene With Debut LP


July 15, 2008 07:53:05 GMT

Rock fans are about to witness the coming of a new rock act by the name of Jet Black Stare, who are dropping their debut album "In This Life" today (July 15). The rocker's new album will feature smashing and rocking tracks as well as cool bluesy ballads.

Before the band's new record drops to the market, the rock act give a special treat to music fans who want to hear all of the songs from their new record by streaming it on Tunelabmusic.com. On the site, music lovers can check out the band's first single "Ready to Roll", a metal anthem that has been picked as the theme song for two video games WWE's "Summer Slam" and EA's "Nascar '09".
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Joe Jonas Dating Taylor Swift


July 15, 2008 07:15:23 GMT

Rumor has it that Joe Jonas and Taylor Swift are dating. No evidence to the report, but it was the close relationship they embarked during their current tour which presumably prompted the dating speculation.

Taylor has been joining the Jonas Brothers on tour in Dallas this week and she will also be joining the brothers in Anaheim. Word on the block is that the country music singer is doing more than just singing on stage with the siblings. She's rumored to have been romancing Joe.
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Video Premiere: N.E.R.D's 'Spaz'

July 15, 2008 06:54:36 GMT

Following the launching of their first clip "Everyone Nose" in May, N.E.R.D has now premiered their second music video through Yahoo! Music on July 15. The band's new video was made for their latest single "Spaz" from their new LP "Seeing Sounds".

It seems like the hip-hop act's new clip, which was shot in a black and white setting, was taken from one of their concerts. There is no special footages being inserted by the band on the clip beside showing their live performance and also their fans excitement in watching the group's performance.
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Minnie Driver Keeping Baby's Sex a Surprise, Already Decided on Names

July 15, 2008 06:46:51 GMT

She wouldn't reveal the identity of the man who has impregnated her. She as well won't reveal the sex of the baby she's carrying. Minnie Driver, nevertheless, has picked out names for her not yet born baby.

According to the news media, the pregnant actress is going to name her baby Thomas if it's a boy and Isabel if it's a girl. About the options, she claimed that she was just being "traditional" and avoided the Hollywood trend to give children wacky monikers.
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Ludacris to Drop a New Mixtape

July 15, 2008 06:14:51 GMT

After finishing his recent movies project, rapper Ludacris is eager to get back into the music scene as soon as possible. Before preparing to drop his new album, "Theater of the Mind", the rapper will give his fans special treat with the release of his first ever mixtape "Gangsta Grillz: The Preview" collaborating with DJ Drama.

Confirming his return to the music world, Ludacris tells MTV, "I been gone, opening up a restaurant, doing a couple of movies here and there, just a little bit of everything. It's time to get back in the music game. It's been a long time, but we back on that ass." He then revealed about the new mixtape, saying, "Album number six is on the way. So with that said, we got the mixtape, 'The Preview' - the preview to the damn movie."
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Teasing Details of 'Transformers 2' Leaked Out

July 15, 2008 05:11:42 GMT

The production of "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" has been halted due to the anticipation of the possible SAG strike, but it apparently doesn't stop reports about the sequel to third-highest-grossing film of 2007 from making its way out. Recently, the sequel's newcomer, Matthew Marsden, came out to discuss bits of what he has shot for the tidbit.

Revealing that his character will share screen with Tyrese Gibson's, the 35-year-old explained to MTV that his character would be a British Special Forces officer joining the Lennox's team and he will be dealing with the baddies. "I'm part of a multi-national force," he gushed. "What's going on right now is I'm a British Special Forces officer that's attached to Lennox's team. Well, there's two of us initially. And we're battling the bad guys."
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Details of Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen's Second Wedding

July 15, 2008 05:11:38 GMT

Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen's second wedding has been held and US Weekly already obtained the details of the nuptials. Unnamed sources confirmed to the news media that the pair exchanged wedding vows for a second time at the Honig Winery in Napa Valley, CA on Sunday, July 13.

Prior to the main wedding event, Biggs and Mollen held a rehearsal dinner and wine tour in Napa Valley on Saturday night, July 12. As for the Sunday ceremony, which reportedly was attended by 40 to 50 guests, it witnessed the bride wearing a Monique Lhuillier gown and Neil Lane jewels.
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Video Premiere: Pretty Ricky's 'Knockin' Boots 08'


July 15, 2008 04:28:59 GMT

R 'n' B group Pretty Ricky doen't waste anytime to promote their new album "80's Babies". After premiering the video for their first single "Cuddle Up" in June, now the group have already launched another clip for "Knockin' Boots 08" via their official MySpace page today (July 15).

The new clip doesn't have a lot of feature as it only showed the group members singing and doing some sexy moves. It seems that the R 'n' B act dedicated their new video for their female fans by revealing lots of footages of their muscular bodies on it.
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Rachel McAdams' 'The Lucky Ones' Gets Heart-Warming Trailer

July 15, 2008 04:28:56 GMT

The road-trip drama with a touch of wit comedy "The Lucky Ones" has brought forward a first look into the movie through the release of its trailer. Exposing the three main characters portrayed by Rachel McAdams, Michael Pena and Tim Robbins, the compilation of clips provides a clear introduction to what the movie is all about.

With the focus is on Collee, T.K. and Cheever, this video footage displays exactly how the three completely different strangers make the bond with each other. Stuck with each other while making their way home, the three decide to travel together which then evolve into an unexpected long road trip across the country and a finding of an unlikely companionship. The trailer also manages to display the comedic side of the drama story.
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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban Refuse to Sell Pics of Baby Daughter

July 15, 2008 03:58:00 GMT

While the newborn twins of Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were last reported to have earned their celebrity parents an offer for magazine cover with a total amount of $11 million, Nicole Kidman and her singer hubby Keith Urban on the other hand are not pimping out their daughter to the tabloids. The couple reportedly have turned down several multi-million dollar offers to publish the first pictures of their daughter Sunday Rose Kidman Urban.

Unlike many other celebrity parents who sell the first pics of their children to magazines for cash, either for their own sake or to be donated to charity, Nicole and Keith won't do that. They are planning to make public the pics for free should they later in the future want to expose their daughter, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
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Kate Hudson Joins Nicole Kidman in 'Nine'


July 15, 2008 03:51:04 GMT

Having been starring in mostly romantic comedy movies, the Academy Award-nominated actress, Kate Hudson, is going to be seen in Rob Marshall's latest musical drama. On Monday, July 14, the Weinstein Company have announced that the 29-year-old has been signed to join to the star-studded cast of "Nine".

Lined-up among other A-list actresses, including Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren and Penelope Cruz, Hudson has won the part of Stephanie, a Vogue fashion magazine reporter assigned to work in Italy. For the role, the two-time Matthew McConaughey's co-star has reportedly beaten out strong competitors, Sienna Miller and Anne Hathaway.
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Video Premiere: Keri Hilson's 'Energy'


July 15, 2008 03:43:24 GMT

Singer/songwriter Keri Hilson is gearing to embark in the music scene by preparing to release her debut album, "In a Perfect World..." on September 23. In a bid to promote her new LP, the singer has premiered the music video for her first single "Energy" on July 14 via MTV.

The new clip that was directed by renown director Melina sees Keri playing a role as a female boxer and also tells about her love relationship with her trainer that didn't go out well. Beside that, the new video also features footages of the singer's hard training and her boxing match which she won.
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Alluring Trailer of 'The Spirit' Arrives

July 15, 2008 03:08:28 GMT

Not long after the release of "The Spirit" teaser trailer, the seductive ladies in the upcoming Will Eisner's comic strips adaptation have been introduced through the film's character posters. Yet, the posters didn't unveil much about each character. Now, fans can get in touch with each of the attractive women through the film's trailer.

The compilation of clips focuses on the relationship between the masked crime-fighter and the seductive women around him, especially with Sand Saref, Ellen Dolan, Lorelei and Silken Floss. Through it, fans and viewers alike can see how these ladies who have different motives in mind seduce The Spirit with their beauty and personality. From this trailer, fans can also get a real glimpse into 'The Octopus'.
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T.I. Collaborates With Fall Out Boy on New Single

July 15, 2008 02:59:37 GMT

A new song from T.I. could give a special treat not only for rap fans but also for those rock maniacs, simply because the rapper's new joint will feature his collaboration with Fall Out Boy. The new track is being titled "Out in the Cold" and it is being considered to appear on the Atlanta rapper's upcoming LP "Paper Trail".

The new song reportedly is a very personal track for T.I. as the lyrics tell about his personal life experience including his recent arrest. Not only the lyrics, according to MTV the music also added the chill and thrill of the track with dramatic, soaring, crashing guitar riffs and also skittering drum patterns created by the rockers.
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Actress Sarah Silverman and Comedian Jimmy Kimmel Broke Up

July 15, 2008 02:51:40 GMT

It's official, Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel are a couple no more. Both of them have ended their love relationship after a five-years of dating.

Neither of them have spoken publicly about their split, which was first reported on Vanity Fair magazine's website. Publicists for them, in fact, have confirmed their separation to the press Monday, July 14.
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Funeral Black Marked 'The Dark Knight' New York Premiere

July 15, 2008 02:26:54 GMT

To celebrate the New York premiere of the most anticipated summer movie, "The Dark Knight", Warner Bros. Pictures held out a special celebration with a unique style. At AMC Loews Lincoln Center in New York City on Monday, July 14, evening, the studio did not roll down a commonly recognized red carpet, instead they opted to go with an absolute dark color, black in honor of the late Joker depicter, Heath Ledger.

Despite highlighted with the dampening color, the event was not less merrier if compared to any other first special screening as it still became a star-studded extravaganza. Among the attendees were its famous cast ensemble, including Christian Bale, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman, as well as the film's director Christopher Nolan.
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Singer Rihanna Tapped as the Face of Gucci's UNICEF Campaign

July 15, 2008 02:23:56 GMT

No stranger to charity-related work, Rihanna has been recruited as the spokesperson for Gucci's first ever United Nation's Children's Fund (UNICEF) ad. Dubbed, "Tattoo Heart," the ads will feature the songstress donning Gucci's special-edition products, all of which are incorporating a tattoo-style heart designed for UNICEF.

The first round of the ads is set to debut in the December issue of various magazines. 25% of sales will be donated to the UNICEF organization.
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Video Premiere: Gym Class Heroes' 'Peace Sign/Index Down' Ft. Busta Rhymes

July 15, 2008 02:23:05 GMT

Preparing for the release of their new album "The Quilt", Gym Class Heroes have premiered a new music video on July 14. The clip was made to accompany the hip-hop group's latest single "Peace Sign/Index Down" and it also features the appearance of rapper Busta Rhymes.

The new video was set in a minimalist way as it only sees the band performing with Busta in a white background. Just like the song's title, the clip was also intended to promote peace. It can be seen at the end of the clip where the band along with their friends putting up the peace sign with their fingers.
 
 
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