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August 19, 2008

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Heath Ledger's 'Dr. Parnassus' Co-Stars Donate Film Earnings to His Daughter


August 19, 2008 09:46:35 GMT

Sympathy keeps flooding in for late actor Heath Ledger's family members, most specifically his young daughter Matilda Rose Ledger, even months after his tragic death in January. Actors Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell are those who show some support for the girl, giving her all the earnings they received from "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" because Heath had not updated his will at the time of his death to include her.
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Babyshambles Apologized for Pete Doherty's Absence


August 19, 2008 09:44:43 GMT

English rock band Babyshambles were forced to cancel their show at FM4 Frequency Festival after their lead vocalist Pete Doherty didn't show up in Salzburg, Austria where the annual music festival was held. According to Adam Ficek, Pete didn't come to the festival on the day of their performance because he missed the flight to Austria. "We are in Salzburg, with no Peter," said Adam.
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Brad Pitt Creating Ecofriendly Body Wash for Green Causes

August 19, 2008 09:07:14 GMT

Involving himself deeply into the issue of green causes, Brad Pitt has teamed up with cosmetics firm Kiehl's to develop an ecofriendly body wash, called Aloe Vera Biodegradable Liquid Body Cleanser. All profits from the product's sales will be used to benefit JPF Eco Systems, a foundation created by Pitt and Kiehl's to "support global environmental initiatives that minimize impact on the environment through thoughtful design."
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P. Diddy Seeking Solo Artists From All Genres for 'Starmaker'


August 19, 2008 08:53:55 GMT

On top of his successful reality show "Making the Band" on MTV, P. Diddy will launch another star-search type of show via the same music channel. The rapper is on to select several talented artists with charisma to be picked as the winners of "Starmaker". The twist is, the selected ones will be made solo artists under Bad Boy Records.
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'Diary of the Dead Sequel' Set Production Date


August 19, 2008 08:50:17 GMT

The "Diary" is indeed going to continue its bloody saga. Following the report that filmmaker George A. Romero has been working on a sequel script to "Diary of the Dead", it has been announced that "Diary of the Dead Sequel" is going to fall into production mode in Toronto, Canada on September 15 .
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Video Premiere: Katharine McPhee's 'I Know What Boys Like'


August 19, 2008 08:14:11 GMT

Singer Katharine McPhee has just premiered a music video to support her brand new single titled "I Know What Boys Are". The song is among comedy movie "The House Bunny" soundtracks and features backing vocals by Emma Stone and Kiely Williams, who also play in the film.
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Up for 'Sleeper', Tom Cruise to Team Up With 'Spider-Man' Helmer

August 19, 2008 08:05:42 GMT

Having starred in various movie genre from romantic comedy to action, Tom Cruise is going to add another genre to his list, a comic book movie, with "Sleeper". For his next feature film project, the 46-year-old is going to pair up with the director of "Spider-Man" series, Sam Raimi.
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EMI Responds to Lily Allen's Album Delay Attack

August 19, 2008 07:57:30 GMT

Lily Allen is facing a limbo in the release of her second album, mainly because her label is not very supportive of it. On contrary to rumors that said the delay was caused by her fear of battling with Katy Perry, the actual reason lays in EMI that have gone through many changes resulting in the stalling.
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Destiny's Child to Release New Album for Reunion


August 19, 2008 07:39:05 GMT

Former Destiny's Child's member Kelly Rowland has given a hint that the group will work on a new album for their reunion. Furthermore, Kelly also says that the album will be used as the follow-up for their comeback world tour, which will be started next year.
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Two More Character Videos From 'Burn After Reading'

August 19, 2008 07:16:46 GMT

After giving fans the chance to meet clueless gym employee Chad and womanizer federal marshal Harry through character videos, Focus Features let out two other hilarious spots. The brand new videos for "Burn After Reading" introduce two other characters, a disgraced CIA agent Osbourne Cox and a desperate-for-love gym employee Linda Litzke.
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Madonna Turns 50 Years Old in Style, Details of Her Birthday Bash

August 19, 2008 06:46:39 GMT

Madonna turned 50 years old on Saturday, August 16 and her husband Guy Ritchie helped celebrating the big day in style. Pouring cold water on the long persistent rumors that their marriage is on the rocks and they are on the verge of divorcing, the movie director threw a birthday bash for the singer and gave a speech, expressing his praise for her in front of her many friends who were invited to the bash.
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Celeb Friends Send Congrats for Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi


August 19, 2008 06:42:36 GMT

The wedding of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi was a private one but that didn't prevent it from media coverage, prompting many celebrity friends of them to offer their congratulations for the newlyweds. Joshua Radin, who was invited to the wedding by Ellen in a bid to surprise Portia, opened up about his feeling of singing in wedding for the first time ever.
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'Flash of Genius' and 'The Express' Experiencing Date Changes

August 19, 2008 06:39:33 GMT

Two of Universal Pictures' based-on-true-story feature films have undergone schedule changes for their theatrical release. While one of them, the Greg Kinnear-starrer drama "Flash of Genius", has been pushed forward, the other, football biopic "The Express", has been moved a week back from its original slate.
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RBD to Celebrate Breakup With Farewell Album


August 19, 2008 06:22:51 GMT

Mexican teen group RBD are heading up to studio for their last album before officially breaking up. The not-yet-titled album is scheduled for release in early 2009. "Later they'll record a new album that's slated for an early 2009 release," says their producer, Pedro Damian.
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Internal Rift in Black Eyed Peas Prompts Tour Cancellation


August 19, 2008 06:19:31 GMT

A new album is imminent for Black Eyed Peas but a tour is unlikely. Reports are saying that there is an internal rift in the group that may cost them a world tour in support of the new effort. Member will.i.am reportedly is furious with the only female member Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie for not putting the band as a priority.
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'Spider-Man' Villain James Franco the Next Jack Ryan?


August 19, 2008 05:01:56 GMT

Following report on director Sam Raimi being attached to the "Jack Ryan" reboot movie, an interesting tidbit on the casting has developed. It is now rumored that James Franco, the actor who played Peter Parker's best friend-turned enemy, Harry Osborn in "Spider-Man" series, has been considered by Raimi to take the lead role in the Tom Clancy's adaptation, "Untitled Jack Ryan Project".
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Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars Calling Virgin's Lawsuit as 'Insane'


August 19, 2008 04:29:05 GMT

30 Seconds to Mars' frontman Jared Leto has just shared his thought about $30-millions lawsuit that Virgin/EMI Records have filed against his band. He wrote in the group's official website that the lawsuit doesn't make any sense at all because the contract that he and his band mates have allegedly breached, is actually out of date.
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Britney Spears Given Second Performing Chance at 2008 MTV VMAs?


August 19, 2008 04:14:16 GMT

Once again, MTV Video Music Awards will be the medium for Britney Spears' prove-to-the-world that she is still the princess of pop. The singer who failed to impress at last year's event is slated to perform this year, singing one of the tracks from her new album. A source close to the Spears family said, "This is her big chance to make amends and let everyone see that she is becoming the Britney of old again."
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Touching First Trailer of Dakota Fanning's 'Secret Life of Bees' Unveiled


August 19, 2008 04:01:41 GMT

Fox Searchlight Pictures have presented the first sneak peek into the drama movie "The Secret Life of Bees" through the release of its first trailer. Exposing the line of talented cast ensemble, including Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys and Sophie Okonedo, the footage displays the heart-warming clips of a girl's journey in finding her identity in her tortured life.
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Christina Applegate Confirms She's Free from Breast Cancer

August 19, 2008 03:40:35 GMT

It's official, Christina Applegate is cancer free. The actress has confirmed in an interview scheduled to air Tuesday, August 19 on "Good Morning America" that she has a clean bill of health after undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
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Burlesque Queen Dita Von Teese Unveils Her New Wonderbra Lingerie Line

August 19, 2008 03:24:09 GMT

It's been some time that Dita Von Teese doesn't make publication and new report has just emerged that she has unveiled her new Wonderbra lingerie line. Her lingerie line is a limited edition and will go on sale starting from September 23 later this year.
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'House Bunny', From Playboy Mansion to New York Red Carpet

August 19, 2008 03:15:31 GMT

With a few days left from its scheduled theatrical release, "The House Bunny" rolled down its red carpet at the Hearst Tower, New York and celebrated its New York premiere on Monday, August 18, evening. Stepping out for the special event were the stars of the comedy flick about the former Playboy Bunny teaching a group of awkward sorority girls how to be themselves, and several celebrity guests.
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50 Cent Leads 2008 Forbes Hip-Hop's Cash King


August 19, 2008 03:05:58 GMT

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has taken top spot of Forbes' annual list for Hip-Hop's Cash King from Jay-Z's hand. This year, 50 Cent leads the spot on the list with an estimated total wealth of over $150 million, almost twice from Jay-Z's earnings.
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The Wax Figures of Jonas Brothers Unveiled


August 19, 2008 02:54:23 GMT

No time for Jonas Brothers to slow down. In between their hectic schedules promoting their latest LP "A Little Bit Longer" which has just been dropped on the market, the siblings took time to show up for the unveiling of their wax statues at Madame Tussauds in Washington D.C. on Monday, August 18.
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Legal Trouble Brewing, 'Watchmen' in Trouble

August 19, 2008 02:28:33 GMT

"Watchmen" is facing a serious trouble. In the latest report concerning the Zack Snyder-directed movie, it has been reported that Warner Bros. Pictures, the studio producing the film, are more likely to deal with a legal suit thrown by the 20th Century Fox and the movie itself is threatened from being unreleased theatrically.
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Video Premiere: Estelle's 'Pretty Please' Feat. Cee-Lo

August 19, 2008 01:56:39 GMT

English singer Estelle has just dropped a music video to support her fourth single "Pretty Please", which features Cee-Lo of Gnarls Barkley. The song is listed in her latest studio album entitled "Shine", which has been released on April 29 via Atlantic Records.
 
 
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