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July 16, 2008

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Gisele Bundchen Bared Her Breasts and Bottom on V Magazine

July 16, 2008 09:31:46 GMT

She has just stripped down for the July issue of GQ magazine and now Gisele Bundchen bravely bares her breasts and bottom for the latest issue of V magazine. The beauty, who's been crowned as the World's Top-Earning Model, was photographed in some raunchy poses for the magazine's cover and some spreads inside it by notable fashion photographer Mario Testino.

On doing the raunchy shoots for V, Gisele was quoted as saying, "Only Mario [Testino] could make me take these pictures ... People are going to say my butt is showing too much in these but this is V Magazine! If you're going to do something like that, you do it for V." In an interview with the mag, the supermodel speaks frankly about such issues, as her role in the fashion world and the thing that she's more compassionate about.
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Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Spotted Making Out During Romantic Vacation

July 16, 2008 09:05:26 GMT

They are young and arguably full of spirit. It appears that Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have more than enough energy to be spent during a romantic holiday on July 4. The celebrity sweethearts have been photographed making out during a getaway to Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean and the pics hit the net already.

Zac and Vanessa were reported to have stayed at the exclusive Amanyara resort, which costs $8,000/night, during the so-called "sexy vacation". Apparently wouldn't waste their time together while off their hectic schedule, the twosome were snapped scuba diving and kayaking. In between times, they were caught on camera cuddling up and making out.
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China Ban on 'Mummy 3' Lifted

July 16, 2008 09:00:38 GMT

Apparently, the earlier story about the possible problem faced by "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" in China isn't 100% true. Putting an end to the speculation, Universal Pictures overseas as well as director Rob Cohen denied any problem on getting the rights to release the action fantasy movie in China.

Explaining on the condition, Bill Kong, producer and Universal's distributor in Hong Kong and China noted that the film has gotten its release permit stating, "We now have a certificate giving us permission to release the film in China and outside." He further revealed that the changes demanded by China's censors were minor so that it cannot be considered to be a cut. On the stronger tone over the matter, Cohen claimed that the story is not true. As quoted by Shock Till You Drop, he said, "We called Variety to clear this up, but they never took down the story."
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The Police to Release Live CD/DVD of Reunion Tour

July 16, 2008 08:47:10 GMT

Fans of legendary group The Police who missed out on watching their recent reunion concerts will have the chance to check out the tour in a form of a live CD/DVD, set to be dropped later this year. The live album is taken from the band's two shows held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 1-2, 2007.

Revealing the reason they picked their concerts in Argentina as the one they recorded for the upcoming record, the Police's drummer Stewart Copeland said to Billboard.com, "Those rockin' Argentines -- man, are they noisy. It was a pretty exciting show." Not only featuring their live shows, to make it more special on the upcoming DVD package, the band will also include a documentary of their reunion tour.
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Creator Discusses 'The Simpsons Movie' Sequel

July 16, 2008 08:18:02 GMT

The 2007 animated comedy film "The Simpsons Movie" has proved that the feature film adaptation of the satirical parody series has been waited by many of its fans. Nailing the top box office chart on its first weekend with $74 million, the David Silverman-directed movie has since grossed $526.8 worldwide. But, the massive success doesn't seem to affect its filmmakers to move on with a sequel soon.

Discussing about the possibility of "The Simpsons Movie 2", creator Matt Groening gave out hint that there maybe a sequel in the future, but insisted that it won't be outed for the time being. "It's going to be a while before a second movie," the 54-year-old cartoonist explained during the Television Critics Association's semi-annual press tour on July 14. "We'll get to it, I'm sure. But no plans at the moment."
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Nina Sky to Drop New LP in October, Set First Single

July 16, 2008 08:10:13 GMT

R 'n' B duo Nina Sky seem set to mark their come back to the music scene after revealing more details about their upcoming new album "The Musical". Although not having an exact date yet, according to Rap-Up.com the girls' sophomore effort will hit the stores this October.

Not only setting October as the month they will drop their new LP, Nina Sky have also confirmed the first single that will be outed from the new record, which is "Curtain Call". The new track which will also feature the collaboration between the sisters with Rick Ross, reportedly will be outed this week.
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OK! Magazine's First Pic of Jessica Alba's Daughter Hit the Net

July 16, 2008 07:46:22 GMT

The exclusive first pic of Jessica Alba's daughter Honor hits the net. Gossip blogger Perez Hilton has a peek of the exclusive cover of OK! magazine that shows the actress mother debuts her infant, under the headline that reads "JESSICA ALBA, Being a mom is a miracle! WORLD EXCLUSIVE".

Alba, arguably looks flawless on the cover of the publication, is pictured holding Honor, who's sleeping, covered in white sheet. In addition to the cover shoot, the mother and daughter also are pictured inside the pages of the new issue of OK! magazine.
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Leonardo DiCaprio to Be Quentin Tarantino's Second 'Bastards'

July 16, 2008 07:28:37 GMT

It seems that Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" is going to be having a line of A-list stars as its cast ensemble. Following the speculation that Tarantino is considering Brad Pitt for Lieutenant Aldo Raine role, new casting rumor surfaced. This time, it is said that the filmmaker eyes to work with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Report claimed that the "Pulp Fiction" director/writer has been planning to meet with the 33-year-old actor on Thursday, July 17, to discuss the possibility of him starring in the movie. If everything goes as planned, the star of Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" will be portraying the role of the Jew Hunter, Colonel Hans Landa. Like Pitt, if indeed cast, this film project will be his first time working with the acclaimed filmmaker.
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Bow Wow Tapped Soulja Boy on 'Marco Polo' Video

July 16, 2008 07:25:35 GMT

After recently stating to the press that he is preferring to concentrate on the movie industry rather than his music roots this year, Bow Wow has now changed his statements and revealed that he is ready to return to the music scene. Confirming the news to MTV he said, "I'm back stronger than ever and different."

In marking his comeback to the music scene, beside preparing to drop his new album "Pedigree", the rapper revealed that he will be releasing other music projects teaming up with Soulja Boy. The upcoming result of their collaboration that is set to be outed is a new track titled "Marco Polo", that will be included on Bow Wow's new album. Commenting about the new track Bow Wow said, "'Marco Polo' is gonna be a hit record. It's an undeniable hit record."
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'Step Brothers' Stepping Out for L.A. Premiere

July 16, 2008 06:53:52 GMT

Columbia Pictures have presented their latest comedy movie, "Step Brothers", to selected few. On Tuesday, July 15, evening, the studio celebrated the Judd Apatow-produced movie with a special premiere event at Mann Village Theater in Los Angeles.

Rolling down its carpet in front of the famed venue, the special event saw many of its ensemble, including Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins and Adam Scott. The event was also made merrier with the coming out of its two stars, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, who played the rival step brothers.
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Sienna Miller Moves In with Married Boyfriend Balthazar Getty

July 16, 2008 06:32:41 GMT

It's only a month that she dumped her then boyfriend Rhys Ifans now that Sienna Miller is rumored to have moved in with reported boyfriend, actor Balthazar Getty. Rumor has it that the much reported pair have been shacking up in his home in L.A. for the past month.

Sienna was introduced to Getty by her ex-boyfriend Matthew Rhys. Her close relationship to the married man and father of four children became talk of the town soon after photos of them acting like a couple hit the net.
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Jonas Brothers' 'Pushin' Me Away' Tops iTunes Songs Chart

July 16, 2008 06:30:51 GMT

Prior to the release of their new album "A Little Bit Longer", that is scheduled to be outed on August 12, teen pop-rock act the Jonas Brothers have just released their second single "Pushin' Me Away" via iTunes music store on July 15. The new song that has an up tempo pop/rock vibe on it reportedly has reached the #1 position on the digital service's songs chart.

Despite its single version was dropped on July 15, the song has actually gone on sale on July 14 via digital download formats. The new song was written by the band themselves and produced by John Fields.
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'Tropic Thunder' Co-Writer Justin Theroux Up for 'Iron Man 2'

July 16, 2008 06:23:22 GMT

With "Iron Man" collecting $565.1 million worldwide since its debut on May 2, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Arthur Marcum and Matthew Hollaway can surely be considered to be successful in delivering the comic book adaptation to the big screen. In spite of that fact, Marvel Studios apparently have taken a surprising decision on bringing a new writer to tackle "Iron Man 2".

Latest report claimed that the production company have brought in actor/writer Justin Theroux to pen the script of the sequel. Aside from the fact that the studio have hired the "Tropic Thunder" co-scribbler, other details regarding the matter aren't being shared out. In fact, Marvel haven't come out with any confirmation on the signing of Seamus O'Grady's depicter in "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle".
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It's Not Over: Cristiano Ronaldo and Girlfriend Nereida Gallardo Still Together

July 16, 2008 05:01:39 GMT

Much contrary to tabloid reports, Cristiano Ronaldo and his model girlfriend Nereida Gallardo are not splitting up. The couple are still very much together, at least according to the beauty herself who slammed the break up rumors and insisted the soccer stud didn't dump her.

Put the break up rumors which have been all over the net to an end, Gallardo told the press outside her home in Majorca, "I don't know where this story has come from. I have spoken to him today, as always." She went on insisting, "We are together. He told me he loves me and I him."
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Kanye West Confirmed to Sing at Democratic Party Convention

July 16, 2008 04:43:13 GMT

The upcoming Democratic party convention, to be held on August 25, looks set to turn into a star studded party. After previously Usher reportedly will be singing at the event, the latest news said that Kanye West will also perform at the convention. Unlike the "Love in this Club" singer who is still in negotiation, reports said that Kanye has already been confirmed as one of the performers at the political convention.

Beside the "Gold Digger" rapper, other musicians that have also been confirmed to join him and perform at the event are N.E.R.D and Wyclef Jean. Beside those performers, the convention held to support Barack Obama's upcoming presidential campaign, will also feature the arrival of Hollywood celebrities, such as Scarlett Johansson, Ben Affleck, Forest Whitaker, Edward Norton and many more.
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'X-Files: I Want to Believe' World Premiere Opens for X-Philes

July 16, 2008 04:39:06 GMT

Great news has been outed for "The X-Files" hard-core fans. With their new and highly anticipated feature film, "The X-Files: I Want to Believe", nearing its theatrical release date with each second passing, the 20th Century Fox announced that they will be presenting the enthusiastic "X-Philes" with special treats at the film's world premiere.

Holding the premiere on Wednesday, July 23, at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Los Angeles, the studio revealed that they will build seating in front of the Hollywood landmark where these fans can observe the red-carpet arrivals as well as take participants in a special conference with the film's stars, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and filmmakers, director/co-writer Chris Carter and producer/co-writer Frank Spotnitz, before they meet with the press.
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'Matrix' Star Keanu Reeves to Be 'Plastic Man'

July 16, 2008 03:54:30 GMT

He made himself noticed by starring as the daring Officer Jack Traven in "Speed". He established himself as a blockbuster action star with "The Matrix" series. Now, Keanu Reeves is said to be entering the league of superhero with words speculating that he maybe involved with the latest feature film project of the Wachowski brothers, "Plastic Man".

According to CHUD, the 43-year-old has been considered to star as the stretchable superhero whose real name is Eels O'Brien. Allegedly, the story was let out by filmmaker Joel Silver when discussing about "Ninja Assassin" on a German radio. On whether or not the story contains any truth, there are no word yet from either the Wachowskis or Reeves.
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The Game Eyes Collaboration With Amy Winehouse

July 16, 2008 03:50:00 GMT

Despite all of the recent troubles she's been having, it seems that Amy Winehouse's persona has never stopped catching the eyes of other musicians. The latest one that stated an admiration for the British singer is rapper The Game, who said that he would love to record a song with her.

The rapper revealed that he wants to do the duet with Amy just before he steps down from the music industry to focus more on her family and become a hip-hop mogul. Confirming his plan to collaborate with the troubled singer, Game told the press, "Me and Amy Winehouse would be dope. I think we could probably win a Grammy together. I love her music. I think we need to do one big song."
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Confirmed: OK! Magazine to Publish First Pics of Jessica Alba's Baby

July 16, 2008 03:36:24 GMT

It's true, Jessica Alba is selling the pics of her baby daughter to OK! magazine. The news media confirmed Tuesday, July 15 it will make public the very first photos of Alba's daughter Honor Marie Warren on Wednesday morning, July 16.

OK! unfortunately provided no further details about the pics. In a posting titled "OK! Exclusive: See Jessica Alba's Baby Tomorrow!" it simply encouraged readers "to check back Wednesday morning to see" the reported photos.
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Presenting Early Twist, 'Transformers 2' Having More Sci-Fi Tone

July 16, 2008 03:11:07 GMT

More detailed information are coming out from the upcoming "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen". After actor Matthew Marsden let out bits of hints on the robots battles, director Michael Bay and co-writer Roberto Orci came out with more of interesting points on the sequel to the successful action fantasy "Transformers".

Talking to Entertainment Weekly during a break on the set of the sequel, Bay revealed that in this second film, fans will be presented with an unexpected spin starting right from the beginning. "You're just not going to believe the first 12 minutes! It's a twist in itself," co claimed the filmmaker. Meanwhile, Orci has other thing to be shared. In a recent interview, the scribbler noted that unlike the first movie, this sequel will display the robots from the beginning and it will have the feeling of a sci-fi movie.
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Rocker Elton John Inspired Ben and Jerry's New Ice Cream Flavor

July 16, 2008 03:10:13 GMT

Elton John is the latest celebrity inspiration for Ben & Jerry's new ice cream flavor. The pop/rock singer and pianist is having his name immortalized in a limited-edition ice cream called Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road, taken from his 1970s album and song of the same name.

The ice cream, which is described as "an outrageous symphony of decadent chocolate ice cream, peanut butter cookie dough, butter brickle and white chocolate chunks," will be available from July 18 to July 25 in the company's Vermont scoop shops to coincide with John's first concert in the pint purveyors' home base of Vermont, the last state in the U.S. he has yet to perform in. Besides, it will also be made available in cups, cones and dishes at John's sold-out Champlain Valley Expo show Monday, July 21. Proceeds from the product will benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
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DAY26 Announced National Tour Dates

July 16, 2008 03:08:43 GMT

After finishing their recent "Making the Band tour", which finished on July 14, DAY26 don't waste too much time to go on another road trip. The boy band have announced that they will be starting their "National Tour" later this month.

The P. Diddy-formed quintet are ready to take on five venues and meet their fans in Cleveland, Colombus, Detroit, St Paul and St Louis. The tour is being scheduled to start on July 23 and end on July 27.
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Video Premiere: Radiohead's 'House of Cards'

July 16, 2008 02:38:15 GMT

Always advance in being different, Radiohead have premiered via Google a music video that uses no cameras or lights in its production. The new video is made for "House of Cards", one of the tracks found in their latest release, "In Rainbows".

Instead of using cameras and lights, they use lasers as well as computer data that result in 3D images. Since the song is about a man asking a woman to leave her dead marriage, the image created is set in the most blatant mood. "I liked the idea of making a video of human beings and real life and time without using any cameras, just lasers, so there are just mathematical points - and how strangely emotional it ended up being," vocalist Thom Yorke explained on the concept.
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Enlightening New 'Outlander' Trailer Leaked

July 16, 2008 02:34:31 GMT

To top the excitement let out by the first trailer of Howard McCain's "Outlander", another brand new trailer has made its way to be viewed by fans and movie lovers alike. Giving additional look into the movie, the video footage exposes the thrilling scenes as well as the explosive sequences that haven't been shown before.

Opened with a narration from Sophia Myles' character, the new compilation of clips kicks off with a pretty much similar footages of the first trailer explaining how Kainan, played by James Caviezel, gets to the Earth and is captured by the Vikings. As the trailer goes further, Kainan explains why the Vikings should let him go, to kill the evil alien beast known as Moorwen. Then, the fast-paced action sequences hinting the war between the human and the beast are viewed.
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Video Premiere: Alicia Keys' 'Superwoman'

July 16, 2008 02:32:58 GMT

The new music video for Alicia Keys' latest single "Superwoman" has been premiered on July 15 via her official website. The new clip was directed by Chris Robinson and shot in L.A. on June 9 and 10.

The scene on the video starts with Alicia singing and playing the piano in a dark room. After that the clip moves on and sees the singer playing many different roles as an astronaut, businesswoman and even pharaoh. The idea of the video is to give a dedication to all the women in the world for their strength and effort.
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Barenaked Ladies Lead Singer Steven Page Busted for Allegedly Possessing Cocaine

July 16, 2008 02:24:36 GMT

Steven Page, the lead singer of band Barenaked Ladies, was arrested in New York last Friday, July 11 for allegedly possessing cocaine. According to the explanation given by the authorities, Page was busted Friday morning at about 2 A.M. along with two females after police noticed a suspicious car with its driver's side door left open in an apartment in the village of Fayette and found a man, Page, and woman, identified as Stephanie Ford, in a nearby apartment with a white capsule in front of them.

"As [the officers] approached the apartment they saw people in the window sitting at a table and it looked like they were engaged in something. There was a white capsule and a white powdery substance that later tested positive for cocaine," Capt. Bill Bleyle with the Manlius Police Department in New York State explained. Both Page and Ford were charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.
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Description of 'Half-Blood Prince' 15-Second Teaser on IMAX, Update on Real Teaser

July 16, 2008 01:55:21 GMT

Days earlier, IMAX Corporation have brought exhilarating news about "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" with the announcement that the movie's teaser trailer will be attached to "The Dark Knight" IMAX screening. Now, an exciting development to the report exposed what the fifteen-second teaser will be like.

On the subject, MuggleNet.com have come with a major spoiler to the short video footage. The site claimed that the teaser will preview nothing but a black screen topped with a voiceover from Dumbledore who is saying, "Once again I must ask you to do the impossible, Harry." Following that, the title and the release date of the sixth "Harry Potter" franchise are displayed.