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August 12, 2008

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Brad Paisley Drops Upcoming 'Play' on Election Day

August 12, 2008 09:54:00 GMT


Singer Brad Paisley is rushing to release his brand new album "Play". His upcoming album will carry eleven instrumental tracks and four songs that feature vocals.

The singer will sign Keith Urban in a single entitled "Start a Band". Beside Keith, Brad will also collaborate with B.B. King in single called "Let the Good Tomes Roll".
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Video Premiere: The Coral's 'Being Somebody Else'

August 12, 2008 08:57:17 GMT


A music video for The Coral's single "Being Somebody Else" has been released. The single which is a newly-written material is set to be released in early September. Meanwhile, the full album called "The Singles Collection" will be scheduled to drop on September 15.

The video for the single is set in a narrow scene of old-schooled television. Portions of the video display the band playing the tunes together. Some others display them in their good times, such as when they ride bikes on the road.
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Behind-the-Scene Featurette of Dakota Fanning's 'Coraline' Unveiled

August 12, 2008 08:56:22 GMT


Giving a sneak peek chance to see bits of the animated stop-motion fantasy film by "The Nightmare Before Christmas 3-D" director Henry Selick, IGN Movies got their hands on a brand new behind-the-scenes featurette from "Coraline". The video is filled with clips from the film, the miniature of the characters and comments from the voice cast, director and author Neil Gaiman.

Based on Gaiman's international best-selling book of the same name, "Coraline" follows a young girl who crosses to an alternate world through a secret door in her new home. On the surface, the seemingly similar world looks much better than her real life, but soon she finds out that she and her parents are in so much trouble as her counterfeit parents try to keep her forever in this parallel world. Having to save herself and her parents, Coraline must now come out with a way back to home.
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Video Premiere: Kanye West's 'Champion'


August 12, 2008 08:40:54 GMT


Kanye West apparently is still spawning singles from his 2007 album "Graduation" with the sixth and the latest being "Champion". The song that captures his distant relationship with his father has been accompanied with a music video that was premiered on his official blog on Tuesday, August 12.

The video is directed by Neon, featuring West in a Muppet form, participating in Unified Games, a sports event very much similar to the Olympic Games. His Muppet who wears his signature glasses represents U.S.A. in the 100 m sprint field but he had to face a trial first on his eligibility to participate in the games due to his 'difference'.
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Demi Lovato's Performs Debut Single on Good Morning America


August 12, 2008 08:33:46 GMT


Early this week American actress-singer Demi Lovato has shown up in ABC studio to perform live at Good Morning America. The singer has performed first single "Get Back" to promote her debut album "Don't Forget" in the show. Before that, she has been rocking Madison Square Garden with Jonas Brothers as an opening act.

Beside performing at live shows, Demi has also been doing media promotion rounds for her upcoming album. In addition, she is scheduled to perform with teen peers Miley Cyrus and the Jonas boys in mid-November for "Concert for Hope" in Universal City's Gibson Amphitheater. She will also continue singing along with the band as opening act on their currently underway Burning Up Tour. A full list of location and date for their concerts can be checked on Demi's official website
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Ginger Spice Geri Halliwell Shows Off Her Bikini Body on the Cover of Hello!


August 12, 2008 08:32:18 GMT


Mothering one daughter from a failed relationship, Geri Halliwell proves she still has what it takes. The so-called Ginger Spice shows off her toned figure in a bikini for the cover of this week issue of British Hello! magazine.

Posing in a white colored two-pieces bikini, the singer looks toned and relaxed during photo shoot on a holiday in Mexico. The magazine cover marks her first ever bikini photo shoot in seven years.
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'The Spirit' Clip Leaked, Exposing the Clash Between Spirit and Octopus


August 12, 2008 08:24:24 GMT


When "The Spirit" panel hits the 2008 San Diego Comic Con in late July, director/screenwriter Frank Miller brought forward a batch of footages letting fans to get sneak peek into the film. Now, one of the videos shown there entitled "When Titans Clash" has leaked out.

The clip highlights on the brawl between the hero, the Spirit, and his archenemy, Octopus, in what seems to be a swamp. It takes off when Gabriel Macht's heroic character surfacing out of the swamp's water, but before he can fully emerge from the water, Octopus hit him again and again with a severed head. Then, Spirit takes a wrench and smack Octopus. The fight scene is pretty much hilarious with the two trying to knock down the other with any means they find.
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Bootleg Trailer of 'Underworld: Rise of the Lycans' Hits


August 12, 2008 07:42:24 GMT


They have once lived together in peace with the Lycans being the daytime guardians of the vampire and the aristocratic vampires being the ruler of the night. But, when King Viktor's daughter is pregnant with her Lycan lover, he orders for her being executed. Enraged with the merciless ruler's decision, Lucian, the lover, rises to be the powerful leader of the Lycans and plots to avenge the death of the love of his life and his unborn son.

Providing a look into the raging war between the vampire and the lycans, a trailer of "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" has leaked out. Through the bootleg trailer, viewers can see how Lucian rallies other werewolves to fight off the vampire. It also displays the bloody battle between the two feuding races.
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Video Premiere: Daniel Powter's 'Next Plane Home'


August 12, 2008 07:07:18 GMT


Singer-songwriter Daniel Powter has recently dropped his music video for single "Next Plane Home" taken from his upcoming album "Under the Radar", which has no fixed release date yet. The video is shot in an open air of hot Lancaster England.

As it is taken in the open field, the video gives a view of blue sky with the singer singing the song in a gray suit. Sometimes, an airplane is displayed, flying around him high on the sky to make various shapes, such as smiling face from its smoke.
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Ex-Girlfriend Sold Verne Troyer's Sex Tape to a Private Collector for 5,000 Dollars


August 12, 2008 07:06:27 GMT


His lawsuit against her is still ongoing, but Ranae Shrider has proven to Verne Troyer that nothing could stop her from doing what she wants. The model is claimed to have sold her sex tape with the so-called "Mini Me" actor to a private collector for $5,000.

Shrider claims she sold the footage to a random man who approached her outside her house. "He just said, 'Here's some money,'" Shrider's manager, Holly Bannon, told the Los Angeles Times. "She just wanted to be rid of it, so she said OK." Bannon moreover said that the transaction was a simple "cash deal" and no legal paperwork was involved, adding that she assumed the buyer has given her client a false name.
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Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift to Announce 2008 CMA Awards Nominees

August 12, 2008 07:03:42 GMT


Country Music Association Awards is coming the 42nd round this year and the nominees will be read out at an event held on September 10 in New York and Nashville. Taking the honor to announce the final contenders are Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum and James Otto. The first two will take over the NY leg while the remaining two are responsible for the announcement in Nashville.

"We're excited to be a part of the live CMA nominee announcements on 'Good Morning America,'" said Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts, who is also the member of CMA Board of Directors. "We had our first CMA win in 2002 and know how thrilling it is to hear your name called out as a nominee, so we're glad to be the one's to share that good news."
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P. Diddy to Launch New Men's Fragrance, 'I Am King'


August 12, 2008 06:58:41 GMT


Having the commercial for his latest fragrance "Unforgivable" being banned from airing in U.S. TV, apparently, couldn't prevent P. Diddy from making more new scents. The rapper, actor, record producer, clothing designer and entrepreneur is about to launch a new fragrance for men, which he calls "I Am King."

Explaining on the scent's name, Diddy said during an interview at his Bad Boy Entertainment offices in Manhattan, "I Am King is a statement about all men." He furthermore revealed, "We are all descendants of royalty - and if we carry ourselves and respect ourselves in that manner and believe in ourselves, then we are all king ... It has nothing to do with being arrogant. I Am King is not a statement about myself - I Am King is about every man who is going to go and buy the fragrance."
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Star Studded L.A. Premiere for 'Tropic Thunder' Meets Protest


August 12, 2008 06:46:01 GMT


Amidst the controversy circulating around it, the upcoming comedy movie "Tropic Thunder" held a special screening event on Monday, August 11, evening at the Mann's Village theatre in Westwood, California. Although it was highlighted by the picketing of the advocacy groups for the disabled, the L.A. premiere was still flocked with celebrities.

Coming in to join the celebration were some of the movie's stars, Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Matthew McConaughey, Bill Hader and Nick Nolte. Those who made special appearances in the film, including Tom Cruise, Maria Menounos, Alicia Silverstone and Jon Voight, were also seen posing on the red carpet.
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Usher and Keith Urban Set as Headlining Acts at NFL Kickoff Show

August 12, 2008 06:24:18 GMT


This year, American rapper Usher will team up with country music singer Keith Urban in a giant celebration called "NFL Opening Kickoff 2008" which is Presented by Electronic Arts (EA) Sports. They will perform NFL's theme song titled "Believe in Now" at the Kickoff concert event from New York City's Columbus Circle on Thursday, September 4.

Portions of the the show will be aired live on NFL Network, NFL.com, and also available via NFL Mobile Live only from mobile network Sprint. Meanwhile, the following day NBC will air its highlights as part of the one-hour of program called "NFL/NBC Fall Preview".
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Billy Bob Thornton Eyed to Be Freddy Krueger in 'Nightmare' Remake


August 12, 2008 05:05:11 GMT


Providing a follow up to the report stating that Nightmare on Elm producer Brad Fuller wants a new Freddy Krueger for the remake, latest news concerning the casting of the iconic kids killer proposed that Billy Bob Thornton is being considered to take the part. This speculation allegedly has been sparked by Krueger's original depicter himself, Robert Englund.

Talking to a late night radio show Loveline in promotion of his horror comedy "Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer", the 61-year-old confessed that he has heard talks about the possibility of Thornton to slip on the red and black-stripped sweater for the role. Despite Englund's remark on the subject, Thornton's possible involvement should still be considered as a rumor, especially since no word is coming out from Platinum Dunes.
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Madonna Receives 500,000 Dollars Charity Donation from Rumored Lover Alex Rodriguez


August 12, 2008 04:35:49 GMT


Living under the media microscope due to her alleged affair with New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez, Madonna reportedly has received a $500,000 charity donation from the star to benefit her Raising Malawi foundation. This reluctantly fuels further rumors on them having an affair.

The New York Daily News is informed by a source, "They've asked him for a million dollars, and I hear he's agreed to give at least $500,000." Neither Rodriguez's representative nor Raising Malawi would confirm on the reported donation.
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Jet Black Stare's Video for 'Ready to Roll' Premiered


August 12, 2008 04:32:04 GMT


Rock act hailing from Canada, Jet Black Stare, have released a music video for a high-octane track called "Ready to Roll". The song is a single from their debut album "In This Life" that was released on July 15 and an official single for 2008 WWE SummerSlam as well as EA's "Nascar '09".

Apt to its having-fun mood, the video features classic cars, beautiful women, and big screen ready special effects. The hard-rocking song, with crunchy guitars, creates the perfect soundtrack to a high-speed game of "chicken" and an ending that's well worth the wait.
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Megan Fox's Topless Scene in 'Jennifer's Body' Cut Off?


August 12, 2008 04:18:11 GMT


Horror comedy flick "Jennifer's Body", has created such a buzz earlier this year when reports insisted that its star Megan Fox is going to strip down for a scene in the movie which then hypened up by the surfacing of the topless photos from the scene. Nevertheless, the excitement over the matter has been put off recently with words indicating that the racy scene has been cut off.

In an early review for the Fox Atomic's film, Joblo noted that a reviewer has seen the movie and he claimed that though the movie looks great, the topless scene of the "Transformers" hottie is nowhere to be seen. He further suggested that the much-anticipated footage is most likely to be trimmed down. Still, many publications implied that this review is yet to be dependable since test screenings may not present the final prints of the movie.
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Miley Cyrus to Support Coldplay on World Tour?


August 12, 2008 04:17:23 GMT


World teen idol Miley Cyrus is reported to join Coldplay on some shows during their current world tour. The teen singer has recently revealed her huge admiration for the British band frontman Chris Martin. The Daily Express quoted her, as saying, "My ideal man is a 16-year-old Chris Martin. But my mom says I have terrible taste!"

As Miley's statement goes spreading to the media, Chris reveals that the admiration is mutual and they actually admire each other. "I like Miley. She seems to have a sweet character, anyone we like or respect, no matter how different they may be, we would play with," Chris says in a statement.
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Reggae Singer Sean Paul Arrested on Drug Charges


August 12, 2008 03:43:46 GMT


Another day, another brand new report of arrest emerges. Sean Paul is the latest public figure who has a run-in with the law. The Jamaican singer was arrested on drug charges during the Uppsala Reggae Festival in Sweden over the weekend.

Paul was taken into custody Friday, August 8 on suspicion of possessing narcotics, TMZ reports. The site furthermore claims that there were 200 to 300 other people brought in from the fest on drug-related charges. Ten artists who were tapped to perform on the show were also taken downtown for questioning.
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Exclusive Interview: The Gabe Dixon Band on Debut Album

August 12, 2008 03:36:16 GMT


The Gabe Dixon Band, fronted by Gabe Dixon who played keyboards and sang backing vocals on nearly every track of Paul McCartney's 2001 "Driving Rain" album, have marked their territory of being musicians in the same league as Elton John. The three-piece act have recently finished their recording of a self-titled album that is due August 26.

To AceShowbiz, the rock band shared not only the recording process in which they confessed of writing a huge amount of material, they also spit out little details regarding the story of the band and future collaboration wish.
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Joss Stone to Sing for Barack Obama's Presidential Campaign


August 12, 2008 03:25:55 GMT


British soul singer Joss Stone is asked to record a theme song for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. According to a source, Joss is said to be honored as she is a big fan of him. Now, she is reportedly in a recording studio, working on Barack's song for November election battle with Republican senator John McCain and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Barack is said to have approached the 21-year-old singer personally, asking her to write a track, partly because he believes that her music has appealed to both black and white voters in America. A source told The Sun during an interview, "Joss is a big supporter of Barack Obama and was very excited to be asked to do this for him. He sent a personal message asking her to get on board. He has always admired her music and thinks she is the perfect choice because of her unique appeal to black and white voters. She believes he is going to be the first black American president and she is honored to be a part of that."
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'My Best Friend's Girl' Let Out Passionate Clip

August 12, 2008 03:22:21 GMT


Tank is a master in offending women hired to make women realize that their former boyfriends are the best they can get. Alexis is a smart, beautiful and headstrong ex-girlfriend of his best friend, Dustin. When the two meet after Dustin asks Tank to lure Alexis back to him, it seems that everything he does to make her sick of him does not work and the worse out of it, they become attracted to one another instead.

In the newly released clip of "My Best Friend's Girl", Lionsgate bring forward a scene displaying the opposite attraction between Tank and Alexis. Entitled "Sushi in Tijuana", the footage shows the fight between the unlikely pair when Tank does what he does best, offending Alexis. However, the fight ends up with an interesting twist.
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Tori Spelling Pulls Out of '90210' Spinoff Over Dispute of Payment


August 12, 2008 02:57:26 GMT


Not getting what she wants has upset Tori Spelling that she decided to pull out of the CW's "Beverly Hills 90210" spin-off. Talks are heating up that her withdrawal from the series is prompted by the fact that she's not getting the equal payment with that of co-stars Shannen Doherty and Jennie Garth.

Several sources confirm that Tori pulls out of the series because she receives less payment than her fellow co-stars. Word on the block is that Jennie and Shannen were signed for around $40,000 to $50,000 per episode, whereas Tori only got $10,000 to $20,000 per episode. After finding out about the difference in pay, Tori then demanded a paycheck equal to both actresses.
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First Look of Jake Gyllenhaal as 'Prince of Persia' Exposed


August 12, 2008 02:55:53 GMT


Those who are wondering how Dastan will look like in the live-action adaptation "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" should wonder no more. Just Jared has posted a series of photos exposing its leading actor Jake Gyllenhaal as the Prince of Persia himself.

The photos reportedly were taken on the set of the Mike Newell-directed action fantasy film in Morocco, North Africa on Monday, August 11, morning. They display topless Gyllenhaal dressed in a full Prince of Persia's costume, while holding hands with his girlfriend Reese Witherspoon. Completing his look as Dastan, the 27-year-old actor is pictured scruffy and sporting his new long hair.
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Video Premiere: Kylie Minogue's 'The One'

August 12, 2008 02:40:52 GMT


Australian singer Kylie Minogue has finally released a music video for single "The One" taken from her 2007 album "X". The video has officially been premiered on Kylie's official website early this week.

The video which is directed by Kylie's longtime collaborator William Baker, starts with display of a person in a silhouette. As the video goes by, slowly the scene changes from dark with black background to a brighter scene with a bit of pink background. The clear scene then reveals the silhouetted person as Kylie. The rest of the video mostly sets the singer singing her dance pop single.
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Angelina Jolie to Step In Tom Cruise's Part in 'Edwin'


August 12, 2008 02:21:28 GMT


Having had renowned actor Tom Cruise attached to the project for quite sometime, the Philip Noyce-directed "Edwin A. Salt" has offered an interesting tidbit concerning the casting of the titular character. In a twisting report, it is said that the main character will no longer have Cruise on board and opt instead to undergo a gender change with Angelina Jolie.

Recent news on the matter claimed that the long-time partner of Brad Pitt is close to replace the "Mission: Impossible III" star as the CIA officer accused to be a Russian sleeper spy. If she indeed gets the role, the script is most likely to be redrafted and the title will also be adjusted. Allegedly, Columbia Picture do not mind to prompt changes due to Jolie's recent role in "Wanted (2008)" which help to boost the action film to pull in $132 million nationwide.
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Hayden Panettiere's Father Arrested for Spousal Abuse


August 12, 2008 02:15:41 GMT


Alan Panettiere, the father of television actress Hayden Panettiere, was arrested early Monday morning, August 11 on suspicion of spousal abuse. The 49-year-old Panettiere is accused of hitting his wife, former soap opera actress Lesley Panettiere, 52, following a heated argument.

On Sunday evening, August 10 both Alan and Leslie attended a Hollywood charity benefit for the Whaleman Foundation hosted by their daughter at Eva Longoria's Beso restaurant in Hollywood. It was during the event that an onlooker claimed to have seen the parents argued. A partygoer testified, "When they were both about to leave, they had a heated argument outside the restaurant. They were doing a good amount of yelling."
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Video: Britney Spears' 2008 MTV VMAs Commercial Ads


August 12, 2008 01:51:53 GMT


2008 MTV Video Music Awards commercial tapes in which pop singer Britney Spears and a British comedian Russell Brand team up finally come out. They are shot sitting on a black couch inside a huge building with a high roof.

The video is plotted in a series of comedy situation with an elephant behind them. The set has then made some saying that the elephant is actually used as a reminder for the singer's disastrous performance last year in which she performed a lip sync show in a tight costume, showing her out-of-shape figure.
 
 
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