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August 15, 2008

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Flobots to Join Rage Against the Machine at Tent Music Festival

August 15, 2008 09:51:08 GMT

Flobots have joined forces with Iraq Veterans Against the War and Tent State University to perform as part of the "Tent State Music Festival to End the War" on Wednesday, August 27 at the Denver Coliseum. They will also team up with Rage Against the Machine in the show that will reportedly confront (DNC) Democratic National Convention.

Tickets for their show will be awarded on a lottery basis. Fans can register for the tickets at Tent State's booth near the IVAW Tower at Cuernavaca Park from August 24 to 26. A valid photo ID card is required to claim the tickets. Winners will be notified by email with a policy that each lottery winner will get two tickets for the Festival.
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David Beckham to Close the Beijing Olympics on Top of a London Bus

August 15, 2008 09:45:50 GMT

The Olympic Games fever is catching almost everyone and David Beckham wants to get involved in the famous world's sports feast. Well known as a soccer stud, he's making his best attempt to be counted among people who give contribution to the celebrated event, planning to make a special appearance on the top of one of London buses and kick a football into the crowd at the closing ceremony for the Beijing Olympics.

British in nationality, the soccer stud and father of three young boys will help close out the 2008 Beijing Olympics as a representative for his main land Britain which capital city, London, is slated to host the next summer Olympics in 2012. Lending a helping hand to mark the transition, David reportedly will stand at the side of London Mayor Boris Johnson to receive the flag from International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge.
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New 'Watchmen' Video Unmasking Rorschach

August 15, 2008 09:09:58 GMT

Revealing a look behind the production of Zack Snyder's comic book adaptation, G4 has released a new "Watchmen" set visit video. Aside from exposing bits of the set used in production, the footage also displays another look of Rorschach where he is nowhere near his inkblot-like mask, and brief interview with Snyder as well as Rorschach depicter, Jackie Earle Haley.

Set in alternate 1985 America, "Watchmen" gives out the story of a band of superheroes turned vigilantes. When one of his colleagues is murdered, Rorschach falls into the investigation of the murder, but instead finds out a more horrible plot to discredit all the superheroes. Trying to watch over humanity, he reconnects with his former crime-fighting group.
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Video Premiere: Motley Crue's 'Mutherfucker of the Year'

August 15, 2008 09:07:18 GMT

American hard rock band Motley Crue have just premiered music video for their latest single "Mutherfucker of the Year". The single appears on the group's new album, "Saints of Los Angeles".

The video is showing a live performance by the band. The personnel are seen, playing the music in a high excitement. At some points, the scene changes into backstage display which shows the band's preparation before the show. A complete schedule of their upcoming shows can be checked on their MySpace page
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Red Band Trailer of 'Sex Drive' Outed

August 15, 2008 08:34:01 GMT

18-year-old Ian Lafferty is in love with his longtime best friend and about to head off to college, but that is the least of his problems. The true fact is he is a virgin. Trying to hook up with the hot babe he met on the Internet and determine to lose his virginity, he goes on a cross country journey with his friends and falls in hilarious misadventures and raunchy escapades.

That is pretty much what viewers will be presented with when they watch the red band trailer from teen comedy flick "Sex Drive". The new video footage came in courtesy of IGN.
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Lisa Marie Presley's Twins' Sex and Names Revealed

August 15, 2008 08:18:39 GMT

The rumor mill goes into overdrive again as new claim on the twins that Lisa Marie Presley is carrying has just emerged. According to the New York Daily News newspaper, the singer is having a twin son and daughter. That isn't the one and only detail that is exposed about the twins as their possible names have also been outed.

The newspaper claimed further that intending to pay tribute to her late singer father Elvis Presley, Lisa is planning to name her new son Jesse, after Elvis' identical twin brother who was stillborn. A source close to her, moreover, revealed that she's going to name her daughter Gladys Love after her paternal grandmother.
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Chris Brown Mad at Leak of Unfinished Rihanna-Duet

August 15, 2008 08:18:21 GMT

Chris Brown is upset over online leak of his demo track titled "Electric Guitar", which is taken from his next-year released album, tentatively-titled "Graffiti". The song in which he has teamed up with Dr. Dre, is believed to become a duet for him and his rumored girlfriend Rihanna. He didn't want fans to hear the tune before Rihanna adds her voice. "I'm mad that it's leaked," he told The Associated Press in a recent interview. "The record's not finished. It's supposed to be me and Rihanna's duet."

Beside Rihanna, other stars who are said to be featured in the album, include Ciara, Lil Wayne, and Akon. He has also just signed T-Pain for a single called "Freeze", which has been confirmed to also be listed in T-Pain's forthcoming LP "Thr33 Ringz".
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'Bolt' Takes Over 'Half-Blood Prince' Old Slot

August 15, 2008 07:51:59 GMT

Seizing the advantage given by "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", "Bolt" is now going to fill the empty theatrical release date left by the adaptation movie. Taking a new slot on November 21, the Walt Disney Pictures' animation has been pushed forward five days sooner than its original schedule on November 26.

With the new date, the animation which features the voices of John Travolta and Miley Cyrus among others basically won't have to face any tough competition as the other widely-released movie scheduled for the day is DreamWorks' biopic "The Soloist" starring Jamie Foxx. If it were to stick out with its original plan, it would be up against Viggo Mortensen and Robert Duvall-starrer "The Road".
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On-the-Set Photos of Ne-Yo's 'Miss Independent' Video

August 15, 2008 07:18:58 GMT

Rapper Ne-Yo has just finished music video shoot for brand new single "Miss Independent". The video which is directed by Chris Robinson, takes place in Santa Monica, California.

The video features cameo appearances from R&B singer Keri Hilson and Trey Songz. Ne-Yo has also asked actress Gabrielle Union and Lauren London to be co-stars in the video. Speaking of their collaboration in the video, Ne-Yo says, "I had an awesome time working with Lauren London, Keri Hilson and Gabrielle Union."
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Hardcore 'Punisher: War Zone' Going PG-13?

August 15, 2008 07:01:14 GMT

When the head-smashing, blood-shedding action movie "Punisher: War Zone" hits the theaters in December, it looks like that it can be enjoyed by kids after all. The latest report coming from the Ray Stevenson-starring film infers that Lionsgate Films are going to push it to be a PG-13 movie.

The news about this possible lowering of the rating came amidst the 'Lexi Alexander drama' in which it was suggested earlier that the director has been canned from the project. Still, the truth on the PG-13 rating is yet to be proven since Lionsgate have given out neither confirmation nor denial on the matter.
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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Getting Married This Weekend in California

August 15, 2008 06:50:22 GMT

After weeks of chatter and speculation, it seems that the much speculated wedding of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi will finally come to fruition. Confirmation on that seems to have been accepted by a new report on US Weekly which claimed the lesbian couple are planning to tie the knot this weekend in California.

Contrary to tabloid and Internet reports, the pair won't have a star-studded ceremony. They will instead hold an intimate wedding, inviting a few close friends and family. The exact date and wedding venue are not mentioned though.
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Scarlett Johansson's Wedding Preparation Exposed

August 15, 2008 05:13:36 GMT

Reportedly planning to release a follow-up to her first music record, just months after its release, Scarlett Johansson creates another media buzz as she reportedly is busy preparing for her wedding to actor fiance Ryan Reynolds. Friends of her revealed details of the preparation she's been doing lately to OK! magazine.

In succession to previous reports that claimed Scarlett has been spotted trying on Monique Lhuillier dresses in L.A. in February and paging through In Style Wedding and Brides Magazines in Beverly Hills on August 5, she's claimed to have been wanting a simple wedding. Unlike many other celebrities who would like to have a star-studded wedding, Scarlett and Ryan are planning to have "a small civil ceremony."
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Space Set Up for 'Anchorman 2'

August 15, 2008 05:06:54 GMT

The sequel to "Anchorman" has been planned and it is now indicated that the news casting comedy may be brought to somewhere far from Earth. Opening up about where and when the possible follow-up movie possibly takes place, Paul Rudd suggests that "Anchorman 2" will perhaps be set in outer space.

To MTV News, he explained, "I know when we were shooting it [director] Adam [McKay] said if they ever did something it would have to be really weird like we were on the moon or something. I think it has to go even further if it was to work." He also assured that the sequel is in development saying, "Last I heard they were starting to write it and they were thinking about setting it in the eighties."
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Solange Knowles Directing Her Own 'Sandcastle Disco' Video

August 15, 2008 04:57:55 GMT

Solange Knowles has decided to direct her own music video for single "Sandcastle Disco". She has taped an appearance on FNMTV on Wednesday, August 13 which will be premiered today, August 15 alongside the music video.

The video is planned as a promotional project for her sophomore album "Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams", which will be released on August 26. The album has been available for an early order on Amazon.com.
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'Star Trek' Offers a New Image on Romulans

August 15, 2008 04:25:30 GMT

In the latest "Star Trek" movie, Vulcans-related Romulans won't be seen only as the baddies but also as something more. Talking about the villains of J.J. Abrams-directed "Star Trek", actor Clifton Collins Jr. revealed that the filmmakers have come out with a new image for the Romulans and it goes deeper than merely losing the pointed ears.

Revealing to E! Online about the matter, the depicter of Nero's right hand, General Ayel, said, "Me and Eric are the new Romulans. They had a linguist come in and invent Romulan!" He further suggested that this new breed of villains may somewhat inspired by "Pirates of the Caribbean" stating, "We're space pirates. Think of Johnny Depp as a Romulan."
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Jamie Lynn Spears' Fiance Casey Aldridge Denies Cheating on Her

August 15, 2008 04:17:56 GMT

As soon as In Touch Weekly brought out the other woman's allegation on her alleged affair with Casey Aldridge, the fiance of Jamie Lynn Spears quickly issued a denial on the report. Firing back at her, the father of one accuses Kelli Dawson of trying to get attention and money by messing with someone's life.

Sources close to the young guy informs TMZ that he's "ballistic" after learning Kelli's affair allegation. He insists he never had sex with her, much contrary to her open admission in an interview with In Touch. As for the pic, featured on the front cover of the magazine that shows him and Kelli licking each other's tongue, Casey claimed it was taken long before he started dating his baby's momma Jamie Lynn.
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Exclusive Interview: Getting to Know Amy Macdonald

August 15, 2008 04:01:51 GMT

From a Travis CD to a her own record, Amy Macdonald shows how thin the line between courage and fame. It all started with constant listening to Travis and Pete Doherty plus relaxing music sessions with her friends before she made it big in her native country, Scotland. The 20-year-old now has a debut album that went double platinum in U.K. and is on the verge of breaking the U.S. market with the same effort. "This is the Life" will be released on August 19 in the States with "Mr. Rock and Roll" as the lead single.

Such an incredible persona is explored deeper through an exclusive interview with AceShowbiz.com in which she spills out her inspiration, her finding a place in the crowd and her engagement to footballer Steve Lovell.
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Authorities Cleared Off Christian Bale from Assault Allegations

August 15, 2008 03:47:47 GMT

The good luck charm is on Christian Bale's side as it's been reported that he's been cleared off from the assault allegations that his mother and sister addressed to him late last month. British authorities have officially confirmed that "The Dark Knight" star will not face any charges in connection with his highly publicized arrest on allegations that he attacked his mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, at London's Dorchester Hotel on July 20 following a heated argument.

Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said there was "insufficient evident to afford a realistic prospect of conviction" on the charges and that "the police have been advised that no further action should be taken against Mr. Bale." In a statement released Thursday, August 14 the CPS said, "We can today confirm that we have advised the Metropolitan Police Service that the actor Christian Bale should not face any charges following an incident which occurred in relation to his mother and sister at the Dorchester hotel on 21 July this year."
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Taylor Swift Joining Jonas Brothers in 'Burning Up' 3-D Movie

August 15, 2008 03:38:32 GMT

For their upcoming 3-D concert movie, it looks like Jonas Brothers will be getting some help from country music latest star, Taylor Swift. After being a surprise guest at the brothers' New York City concert on August 10 at Madison Square Garden, the Grammy Award-nominated songstress has been spotted on the set of "Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience".

On Thursday, August 14, the 18-year-old singing sensation reportedly is joining the band consisted of Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas while they are filming a segment for their 3-D film in Columbus Circle, New York City. Despite her taking a part in the shooting in the park, it is still unclear what role she is playing. Meanwhile, the on-set photos of Swift and the boys can be seen at Just Jared and via People.
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Brandy's First Single 'Right Here', the Audio

August 15, 2008 03:08:00 GMT

R&B singer Brandy is ready to share her "Human" side with listeners after a four-year absence from music industry. Recently, a first single titled "Right Here (Departed)" was released from her upcoming set through her official website.

The first single talks about a mutual support in a relationship. Among the single producers are Brian Kennedy and longtime collaborator Rodney Jerkins. She says that the single continues to have some of the old Brandy pop-R&B sound. Besides that, she also adds a little dash of country tune.
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'Austin Powers' Star Mike Myers Recruited for Quentin Tarantino's 'Basterds'

August 15, 2008 02:53:10 GMT

In an interesting scoop coming from "Inglourious Basterds", well-known comic actor Mike Myers has been reported to take part in the upcoming World War II film project. It is further explained that the "Austin Powers" star has been tapped for a small role in the action drama movie from acclaimed filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.

The 45-year-old is going to portray British General Ed Fenech who is described to be a military mastermind taking part in planning the scheme to kill the Nazi leaders. He will be joining Brad Pitt who will star as Lieutenant Aldo Raine and Eli Roth who is tapped to be Sgt. Donnie Donowitz. This tidbit was first reported by Tarantino Archives.
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Full Tracklisting of 'Now That's What I Call Country'

August 15, 2008 02:46:56 GMT

In the hype of country music that garner larger fans each day, Now That's What I Call Music! series will release for the first time in U.S., the ultimate compilation of country hits. Boasting tracks from the genre's icons such as Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Sugarland and Carrie Underwood among others, the album will hit the stores on August 26.

"NOW That's What I Call Country" will feature 20 hit songs from the superstars of country music like Reba McEntire and George Strait as well as newcomers such as Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler. This collection contains a total of 15 Top-5 singles. With the purchase of the CD, there will be free downloads available for five other country songs from Emily West, The Lost Trailers, Ashton Shepherd and a couple more.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Reveals Diet Secret for Her New Trimmer Figure to US Weekly

August 15, 2008 02:38:04 GMT

After being the center of media scrutiny back in November for her fuller figure, Jennifer Love Hewitt bounces back, showing off her new trimmer figure only to prove that she has what it takes with her physique. On the cover of the latest issue of US Weekly, the actress shows off her newly slimmed-down figure after losing 18 pounds in 10 weeks.

"Jennifer Love Hewitt Exclusive 18 Lbs in Ten Weeks! Her Exact Diet and Workout Plan," so reads the headline that accompanies two pictures of her, before and after the diet and workout. "I am in a pretty good workout regimen that I like, so it inspired me to keep it up," Hewitt told US Weekly. "The energy level and the way I feel now is great."
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The Game's 'My Life' Video Sneak Peek

August 15, 2008 02:16:42 GMT

The Game has just given his fans a sneak peek for his music video. The video is an effort to promote the rapper's brand new single "My Life" which features Lil Wayne, from upcoming third set "L.A.X." which will be released on August 26. The fifty-seconds sneak peek is plotted as a tell-all movie. It shows the rise and fall of the rapper's life, which helped him change his life. Some scenes show a horrid incident in which some people die on the road.

The sneak peek will be fully premiered on FNMTV on Friday, August 15, along with Solange Knowles' video for "Sandcastle Disco" taken from her latest album "SoL-AngeL and the Hadley St. Dreams", which has just been released in late June. At the same time, group band Gym Class Heroes will also release video for their latest tune "Cookie Jar" which is taken from upcoming LP "The Quilt", due out in early September.
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No 'Half-Blood Prince' Until Summer 2009

August 15, 2008 02:11:34 GMT

Apparently Harry Potter fans won't be able to enjoy their favorite boy wizard in the big screen sometime this year. In an announcement made by Warner Bros Pictures on Thursday, August 14, it is uncovered that "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" has been bumped to a new schedule putting it as a summer 2009 movie.

Slated to be released on Thanksgiving on November 21, the sixth installment of the J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" adaptation series will be opened nationwide as well as internationally on July 17, 2009. Reasoning on the delay, Warner Bros. president and chief operating officer Alan Horn explained that the move was taken in consideration on two main things, the first is the market timing and the second is previous writers' strike.
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First Photos of Jewel Kilcher's Hush Hush Wedding on People

August 15, 2008 01:36:01 GMT

Her wedding to husband Ty Murray was a top secret, but Jewel Kilcher doesn't mind sharing the photos of her nuptials to People magazine. The weekly publication, in addition to the pics, also has details of the ceremony which aren't covered by any other media.

In its weekly issue, People features a picture that shows Jewel and Ty posing on a beach during the sunset. They are photographed standing on the sand in front of what appears to be a lamp, backing the sunset, with him embracing her from behind.