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August 14, 2008

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Chris Brown's, Nelly's and Queen Latifah's Olympic Track Videos


August 14, 2008 10:15:08 GMT


The list of new music videos that supports the Team USA contending in the running Beijing Olympics Games have been growing larger with the release of three more. The fresh batch is coming for Chris Brown's "Dreamer", Nelly's "Warrior" and Queen Latifah's "Champion".

The videos that are intertwined with many branches of sports are premiered on AT&T's official site. Meanwhile, the tracks are singles launched as part of "AT&T Team USA Soundtrack" which have been available as downloads on iTunes since August 8, the opening day of the sports event.
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Jonas Brothers Leading Chart Battle With 'A Little Bit Longer'

August 14, 2008 09:51:39 GMT


Jonas Brothers' third studio album "A Little Bit Longer" temporarily leads Neilsen SoundScan's Building chart. This has generated some speculation that they will soon score their first number one on Billboard Hot 200 chart with the new LP.

According to some sources, their latest album has scanned over 201,000 copies since its release on August 12. Their label Universal Entertainment are even projecting that the band's set can end up this week with a number between 675,000 and 725,000 copies sold. The label's rep says, "We knew the fan base was as fanatical as it gets, but what was done by the group and us in the past few months, in a way, flies in the face of conventional marketing."
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'Dark Knight' Sequel Won't See Two-Face


August 14, 2008 09:44:15 GMT


One of the lingering questions arising among fans after "The Dark Knight" blasted on the big screen is whether Harvey "Two Face" Dent died or is set to return in the sequel. Providing the most possible answer to that, Dennis O'Neil, the author of the movie novelization, laid it down that the character with half-disfigured face has been indeed buried.

According to IGN, he wrote that the once rising District Attorney of Gotham City and Batman's ally was "sprawled, neck twisted, the mutilated side of his face exposed, his left eye open and staring sightlessly". Putting an emphasis on the condition, he noted in the end, "He was obviously dead."
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Jamie Lynn Spears' Baby's Daddy Casey Aldridge Cheats on Her, the Other Woman Speaks


August 14, 2008 09:16:30 GMT


It's been a few months since rumors began circulating that Casey Aldridge, the fiance of actress Jamie Lynn Spears, has cheated on her. The rumors are heating up now that evidence of his affair is exposed by In Touch Weekly magazine which has an exclusive interview with the other woman, identified as Kelli Dawson.

To the publication, the 28-year-old lady said she and Casey first met in November 2006 at her sister's home. The fact that he's dating Jamie Lynn couldn't stop him and Kelli from getting attracted to one another. In fact "he totally instigated it and pursued me. His friends would tell me that he liked me, that he thought I was pretty," Kelli testified.
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Expect One More 'Madagascar' Movie

August 14, 2008 09:05:40 GMT


DreamWorks Animation have planned on developing yet another "Madagascar" film. On Wednesday, August 13, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg revealed the studio's plan on a sequel to "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa".

Unearthing the intention during a preview of "Escape 2 Africa", the studio executive expressed his hope on seeing the zoo animals group back to New York. "Escape 2 Africa is the second chapter in one story," he explained. "There is at least one more chapter. We ultimately want to see the characters make it back to New York."
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Lil Jon Changes Upcoming LP's Title to Get Rid of 'Crunk'

August 14, 2008 08:57:55 GMT


Rapper Lil Jon has decided to explore his music sound in upcoming solo debut album. The hip hop star plans to change its old title "Crunk Rock" as a reflection of his new music direction. "It's totally given me a new energy, a new everything," he says of his upcoming release. "When you have a lot of stress and negativity around you, when you cut that away, you cleanse...I'm starting over, basically."

Lil Jon's statement has then made some say that he is on the way of expressing freedom from a multi-million-dollars obligation. As previously reported, he has successfully entered an agreement with digital entertainment company The Orchard and sold assets of his bankrupt TVT Records to them.
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Video Premiere: The Cure's 'The Perfect Boy'

August 14, 2008 08:51:44 GMT


Circling around the number 13, The Cure have chosen to spawn singles on the particular date in anticipation of their thirteenth album's release. Another single, "The Perfect Boy" has been lifted from the long-delayed album on August 13, marking itself as the fourth one. On the same day, a black and white music video is released in support.

The upcoming album will be the band's first release in four years after releasing a self-titled album in 2004. It was meant to be a double album due to its 33 final pieces but frontman Robert Smith decided to cut it half for another album. The thirteenth album is scheduled to hit the stores on October 13.
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Shia LaBeouf Returns Sooner, 'Transformers 2' in Motion

August 14, 2008 08:28:47 GMT


In a developing story on "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" halted production due to Shia LaBeouf's hand injury, it has been reported that the young star of the action fantasy sequel is going back to the set sooner than what has been scheduled. On the story, Entertainment Tonight hinted that the 22-year-old will return to work on Thursday, August 14.

If the report is indeed true, his coming back will put the 1st unit filming crew back on their toes to continue the principal photography. This primary unit was said to be put on hiatus earlier after LaBeouf sustained his injury in late July following a car crash incident and rumored to be taking a one month break.
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Heidi Newfield Landing in Second Spot of Billboard Top Country Albums

August 14, 2008 08:10:18 GMT


Heidi Newfield has landed brand new album "What Am I Waiting for" at number two on Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The effort is her debut studio album which carries ten tracks, including the lead single "Johny & June". It is reportedly to mark Heidi's independence after leaving her band Trick Pony.

Speaking of her success, from the road in upstate New York, Heidi says, "I am so thrilled with the reaction from everyone regarding my new album! The record was such a labor of love and I couldn't be more proud with the result. This is just the beginning of good music to come."
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Winona Ryder Splits from Boyfriend Blake Sennett, Finds It 'Tough'

August 14, 2008 07:54:14 GMT


Another couple call it quits. Winona Ryder and her boyfriend Blake Sennett have ended their romance, People reports. The actress and musician, who've been dating since October last year, reportedly break up for "good."

No words on who initiated the split and when they actually decided so. It is only mentioned that Winona found the break up "tough". Neither she nor the Rilo Kiley lead guitarist has commented on the report.
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'24' The Movie Most Likely to Happen

August 14, 2008 07:37:13 GMT


Months after the plan for developing "24" the movie was first exposed, the action thriller TV series' star Kiefer Sutherland keeps fans' hope on the movie high. Revealing to several different publications on the movie project, Sutherland insisted on one thing, the movie will be tackled after the series is done.

"It's certainly on the table," said the 41-year-old Primetime Emmy Award-winner to Extra. "We would certainly be thrilled to make it, but we're going to wait until the series is finished." On similar note, he gave an even more interesting tidbit to Reelz Channel, "It's always been a desire but we've always known that for the writers, it's so hard for them to actually get through the series every year that we put the film on the back burner, that we would do it after the series was over, and that might be as soon as next year."
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'Playboy Bunny' Anna Faris Lands the Cover of Playboy


August 14, 2008 07:07:46 GMT


Portraying the role of Playboy Bunny Shelley Darlington who teaches an awkward sorority about the opposite sex in Columbia Pictures' comedy flick "The House Bunny" gives Anna Faris the lifetime chance to be featured on the cover of men's magazine Playboy. In a fruition of an early report, she has landed the cover of its September issue.

Faris is photographed on the cover baring her toned stomach in a matching pink-colored short top and mini skirt. She completes her outfits, wearing bracelets and playboy bunny necklace. "Anna Faris Is the House Bunny" reads the tagline that accompanies her cover picture.
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Toronto International Film Festival Unveils List of Special Presentations and Closing Movie

August 14, 2008 06:50:56 GMT


The 33rd Annual Toronto International Film Festival is right around the corner. With the opening day getting closer, on Wednesday, August 13, the festival organizers let out an additional 20 Special Presentations to the programming lineup as well as the chosen movie to close the event, Charles Martin Smith's "Stone of Destiny".

Among the list of movies announced, 12 of them will be making their world premieres on this international festival held from September 4 to 13. They include Rian Johnson's drama starring Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel Weisz, "The Brothers Bloom", Kevin Smith's comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno", Richard Linklater's romantic drama which stars Zac Efron and Claire Danes, "Me and Orson Welles", Jennifer Aniston's "Management", and Colin Firth's "Genova" and "Easy Virtue".
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Video Premiere: Musiq Soulchild's 'Radio'


August 14, 2008 06:23:20 GMT


R&B artist Taalib Johnson aka Musiq Soulchild has just premiered music video for single "Radio". The track is the lead single of his upcoming album "On My Radio". The single has been played on radios while the album are scheduled for release this November via Atlantic Records.

The video has a sexy girl as a cameo which flashes several times before the video starts. It mostly shows the rapper, wearing headphones, listening to the music and singing along with it. Several scenes display him in a black tuxedo, enjoying himself with some dance moves. Some others have him, sitting on a huge old-fashioned radio.
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Green Arrow to Be More of a MacGyver Type in 'Super Max'

August 14, 2008 05:08:31 GMT


It has been reported earlier that "Super Max", David Goyer's live-adaptation of Green Arrow, is going to put the modern-day Robin Hood in a high security prison filled with B and C list villains and rogue superheroes, including Lex Luthor, Joker and The Riddler. What hasn't been shared out is screenwriter Justin Marks' visionary on the movie adaptation.

Bringing the less famous masked hero in the DC Comics universe to the big screen, the "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" writer revealed to MTV that he thinks of Green Arrow, more as a man who possesses MacGyver's tricks. Comparing the Oliver 'Ollie' Queen's alter ego to Batman, he commented, "I see him as the Jason Bourne of superheroes, a guy who exists with his own sort of set of tricks."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan Dispels Rumors Sister Ali Lohan Had Her Breasts Enhanced

August 14, 2008 04:54:26 GMT


Breaking her silence and showing some support for her younger sister Ali Lohan, who's been speculated to have her breasts enhanced, Lindsay Lohan took over MySpace's Celebrity blog on Wednesday, August 14 to dispel the rumors. Speculation on the younger Lohan's alleged breasts implant is provoked by a report on US Weekly's latest issue which features photo of her flaunting what appears to be a bigger pair of boobs.

Lindsay started her post on the blog, writing that she was out shopping with a friend when two paparazzi approached her, asking her opinion about "people commenting on your sister's implants?" She went on blogging, "My response simply was, 'Did you really just ask me that? She is a 14-year-old girl, and you are a pedophile!'"
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Madonna Denies Canceling World Tour

August 14, 2008 04:50:33 GMT


Madonna has slammed down rumor, claiming that she would either cancel her birthday bash or reschedule her world tour due to an ankle injury. Her rep Liz Rosenberg says, "We haven't canceled any shows, it's a full go starting on (Aug) 23."

A hint also comes out, suggesting that Madonna's ankle injury is not as bad as some reports have said in the media. According to Liz, the star is now still busy with her Sticky and Sweet tour preparation. "She's still rehearsing," says the publicist in a press release. To emphasize the denial, Liz gives another statement, saying, "There are several totally untrue rumors currently floating around about Madonna. One is that she is canceling shows, canceling a birthday party, that she's adopting a second child from Malawi and that she hurt her ankle. None of these are true."
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'Kung Fu Panda' Sequel Eyed by DreamWorks

August 14, 2008 04:19:07 GMT


Grossing $60.2 million on its opening weekend, "Kung Fu Panda" has become DreamWorks Animation's biggest opening for a non-sequel film and the third-largest opening weekend overall for a DreamWorks animated film. With that in mind and the follow-up story being developed, it is no wonder that DreamWorks won't miss a chance on getting the right for its sequel.

Speaking to the press at a portions screening of "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa", Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Chief Executive of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., revealed that the studio have been in negotiation for "Kung Fu Panda 2". To Reuters in particular, he said, "We've started conversations about it, and I think in the next 30 or 60 days, we'll be able to talk completely about that."
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The Veronicas Announce Joint Tour With Jonas Brothers


August 14, 2008 04:11:41 GMT


With their new album "Hook Me Up" coming to the U.S. stores on August 26, The Veronicas are spilling out a lot on their promotional schedules. The sisters duo from Australia have earned themselves a slot on MTV's TRL and will soon hit the road with teen sensation Jonas Brothers to promote the album.

Due to the popularity of their "Untouched" music video, the girls were featured on TRL as performers. Their episode will be aired on MTV on August 20 at 11:00 A.M. EST. Two days after that, they will tour alongside the brothers trio in a jaunt that will kick off August 22 in Cuyahoga Falls, O.H. Complete dates of their joint tour can be seen after the news.
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Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee Each Has New Lover

August 14, 2008 03:52:33 GMT


Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's love drama continues. Despite his revelation in June that they have rekindled their on-off romance and started living together with the kids, the pair apparently do not take their reconciliation seriously. It is claimed that both Pammy and Lee have been dating different persons, making the status of their relationship even more complicated for people to judge.

E!'s Mark Malkin reports that the blonde bombshell is secretly dating a man from the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family to be more specific. She's being tight-lipped about her new man, revealing his name only to a few of her close friends. She thus usually refers to him simply as Milk-Sheik or Milk.
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Master P Changing Stage Name to P. Miller


August 14, 2008 03:47:23 GMT


Master P recently says that he wants to change his stage name to P. Miller. The change happens because he wants to move to a more mature level. During an interview, he says, "I am changing my name because Master P is who I used to be, I call it my childhood and P. Miller marks my manhood."

Beside to reflect his maturity, he also wants to move away from hip hop stereotype. He says, "Growing up has nothing to do with age. People grow up mentally and spiritually through life experiences, but when you come from hip-hop it is almost impossible to get past the stereo-type it associates you with. I will always love hip-hop; it plays a major role in who I am today."
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Jennifer Lopez and ABC Bring 'Maid in Manhattan' to the Small Screen


August 14, 2008 03:44:32 GMT


Despite the pros and cons addressed to "Maid in Manhattan", Jennifer Lopez is aiming to bring the 2002 comedy romance flick to the small screen. She is teaming up with ABC to develop a TV series based on it which will see her lending a helping hand to co-produce alongside Joe Roth and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas.

Screen writer Chad Hodge who's been tapped to pen the pilot said, unlike the original movie, the TV series will feature "a different maid in a different Manhattan." He furthermore explained, "While the hotel's clientele is an obvious part of this world, I'm more interested in the downstairs part of Upstairs, Downstairs," when referring to the series' main character, a young Latina from the Bronx working at a Manhattan hotel who tries to pursue her dreams.
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'Happy Feet' Sequel En Route

August 14, 2008 03:34:48 GMT


Rumor has it the feet stomping penguins are lining up to return to the big screen. The Academy Award-winning animated feature "Happy Feet" about a poor in singing but genius at tap dancing young penguin, has been noted to be getting its sequel, "Happy Feet 2", done by Dr. D Studios.

At the website of Dr. D, the sequel to the George Miller-directed animation movie has been listed under the category of "In Production". Supporting the development of the sequel, the company formed by Omnilab Media Group and filmmaker George Miller also let out a press release stating, "We are currently working on Happy Feet 2, with several other film projects to follow and we are actively hiring."
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Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Body of Lies' Welcomes Domestic Trailer

August 14, 2008 02:58:28 GMT


After presenting movie lovers with the international trailer of "Body of Lies", Warner Bros. Pictures have debuted a new trailer of their latest spy thriller. Considerably longer than the previously released trailer, the new footage is a full length domestic trailer that gives out a deeper look into the film featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe.

Telling the story of Roger Ferris, "Lies" follows this former journalist turned CIA operative as he is sent to a mission to track down an important terrorist leader suspected to be running his network in Jordan. Attempting to infiltrate the organization, Ferris is forced to team up with a manipulative CIA boss, Ed Hoffman, and a Jordanian intelligence's head. But, how far he could trust those men will be the other thing that he should find out before his mission and especially his life are put on the line.
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Video Premiere: B.G.'s 'Keep It 100' Feat. Magnolia Chop


August 14, 2008 02:54:30 GMT


Rapper B.G. continues his promotional rounds for his upcoming studio album called as "Too Hood 2 B Hollywood". He has released a C2K Entertainment-produced music video for single "Keep It 100". The rapper is seen in the video, singing verses in sidewalk of a downtown.

B.G.'s forthcoming album was to be released on February 5 but is now scheduled to hit the market in late November. There is no further explanation about the delay. However, in an interview, B.G. says that he wants to develop a classic album. Furthermore, he also says that his management team plans him to team up with rapper Nelly on a tour. He says, "My style has changed and I've grown as a person. I was real open-minded when I made this record. I've got one of the best A&R [reps] in the business, Jean Nelson, and we've come up with a vision to make a classic album that's going to go down in the hall of fame. He was planing on joining with Nelly on a tour."
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Tom Cruise's Controversial 'Valkyrie' Becoming a Christmas Movie


August 14, 2008 02:20:48 GMT


Having been postponed again and again previously, "Valkyrie" finally offers one good news to those who have been waiting to see this controversial movie. On Wednesday, August 13, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures have announced that they will release the Tom Cruise-starring drama thriller a day after Christmas Day on December 26.

Earlier, "Valkyrie" has undergone several changes on its release date. It was originally slated for August 8 which then pushed forward to June 27. However, to avoid competition with Pixar's "Wall-E" and Universal Pictures' "Wanted (2008)", it was delayed to October 3. The last alteration done to the schedule was done in April. At the time, the Bryan Singer-directed film was pushed back to February 13, 2009.
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Jonas Brothers Drop By MTV's TRL, Talk Girlfriends and Doing Movie with Ben Stiller


August 14, 2008 02:19:35 GMT


Having their hands full with a number of projects to be finished, Jonas Brothers took time to drop by MTV's "Total Request Live" Tuesday, August 12 to give a boost on their newly released album "A Little Bit Longer." Lucky tons of female fans who were attending the show heard the boys talking about the girls of their dreams and also the possibility of them doing a big screen movie in the future.

Breaking his silence on what kind of girlfriend he wants, Joe Jonas revealed "This is hard, but if they are nagging and annoying, you're like, 'Go away'". Older brother Kevin Jonas then added, "We're not ever really with people, 'cause we're always traveling. And you get on the phone and they're like, 'My day is awful, blah,' and you're like, 'This is not what I need right now!'"
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Video Premieres: G-Unit's 'Close to Me' and 'Get Down'

August 14, 2008 02:05:31 GMT


Rap group G-Unit have premiered two official music videos for singles "Close to Me" and "Get Down". The two singles are listed in their latest studio album entitled "T.O.S.: Terminate on Sight".

The title of the album was originally announced to be "Shoot to Kill" and then changed to "Lock & Load". The album was originally scheduled to be released on June 24, 2008. However, it was not out until early July.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Not Ready to Have Commitment John Mayer Dumps Jennifer Aniston


August 14, 2008 02:03:34 GMT


John Mayer and Jennifer Aniston split up and confirmation on that matter seems to have been accepted that multiple sources have confirmed their break up. The split was first reported Wednesday, August 13 by the U.K.'s Mirror, which claimed the couple split earlier this week after initially deciding to spend some time apart.

Reporting that it was John who initiated the split, the tabloid quoted a source close to the singer as saying, "There's been a bit of tension for some time. They initially opted for a break, hoping a trial split might make them stronger. Sadly it doesn't seem to have worked." The source added, "John took the decision to end things as he felt he just wasn't ready for the level of commitment that Jennifer deserved."
 
 
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