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September 09, 2008

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Video Premiere: Bob Dylan's 'Dreamin' of You'

September 09, 2008 09:48:41 GMT


Bob Dylan brings out a music video for new single "Dreamin' of You" from his upcoming compilation album called "Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8". The song carries his dark thoughts of death and desire as he sings lyrics, saying, "Even if the flesh falls off my face / It won't matter if you're there."

The video stars veteran Hollywood actor Harry Dean Stanton as an old bootlegger who lives alone far from the town. He is captured traveling across the country to compile Bob's greatest songs. When it is finished, Harry prints out Bob's photo and attaches it on the CD cover with a title of "Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8".
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'Gossip Girl' to Face One Hell of a Dark Night

September 09, 2008 09:44:09 GMT


As episode two ended with Chuck admiring Blair's wit on getting the blessing of Marcus' stepmother, the forthcoming episode three of "Gossip Girl" promises to bring more drama on the life of the New York City's young socialites. Entitled "Dark Night", it will present the story when Serena and Dan are trapped in an elevator during a blackout.

Stuck in the small space together, the two are forced to deal with their unspoken problems. Meanwhile, Blair will be faced with questions over the lack of passion in her relationship with Marcus. At the same time, Chuck seems to have lost his "passion" for other women aside from Blair.
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Kelly Brook and Danny Cipriani's First Outing as a Couple


September 09, 2008 09:31:26 GMT


Kelly Brook plays secrecy no more on her new romance with England rugby player Danny Cipriani, making her first public outing with him as a couple in London on Monday night, September 8. They spent the night visiting at least three different hot spots, driving around the city before then going separate ways in different cars.

Brook, 28, wore simple black dress with jeweled neckline, a pair of high heels of the same color, and thin make-up. She beautified her look with a bracelet and purse and was seen carrying a 'warm jacket'. Cipriani, who's eight years younger than her, wore a plain v-neck white shirt and covered it up with a black dinner jacket.
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Video Premiere: Scars on Broadway's 'World Long Gone'

September 09, 2008 08:51:28 GMT


A music video in an attempt to support their second single entitled "World Long Gone" has just been premiered. The rock song, which is produced and written by Daron Malakian of System of a Down, is taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which has come out in July.

The music video for the single is directed by director and screenwriter Joel Schumacher, who recently works on a horror movie called "Creek", which is slated for release sometime in 2008. Filmed in Southern California, the band have asked fans to come down to the set and take part in the shoot, which focuses on a "The Wicker Man" bonfire style.
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Grant Bowler Trades Aircraft With Magazine Business in 'Ugly Betty'


September 09, 2008 08:47:04 GMT


Having his character killed in the season 4 of sci-fi thriller "Lost" opens up another television role for Grant Bowler. According to EW's The Ausiello Files, the Australian television star has been signed up to portray the chief financial officer of Meade Publications on "Ugly Betty" .

It is said that this recurring role whose name is yet to be uncovered will be the man all the women are falling for. "He's running the business part of the magazine," the series executive producer Silvio Horta revealed. "He's hot and cool and all the women are in love with him."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Denied, Lindsay Lohan Not Wanting Baby with Samantha Ronson

September 09, 2008 08:20:52 GMT


Much contrary to earlier report, Lindsay Lohan has no plans to have a baby with Samantha Ronson. A representative for the actress-singer exclusively told Access Hollywood that there's no truth to such report.

News of the World ran a story over the weekend that Lindsay has been thinking to raise a baby with the DJ. The lesbian couple were said to be in "deep discussions" about that, with Lindsay even thought of asking one of her ex-boyfriends to be a sperm donor.
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Danielle Lloyd Inks Hebrew Tattoo on Her Neck Amidst Sex Tape Scandal


September 09, 2008 07:42:18 GMT


Having been caught in sex tape scandal, Danielle Lloyd apparently can still have some fun as she's been seen getting a new tattoo on her neck. She was seen getting the new tattoo etched on her body at an L.A. parlor on Friday, September 5.

The tattoo, which is a Hebrew message scrawled down on the back of her neck, translates to "Only God can judge me". It is widely believed that the fashion and glamour model intentionally inked the new tattoo as a reference to 'recent slurs' addressed to her.
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LL Cool J Removes 50 Cent From 'Exit 13'


September 09, 2008 07:30:14 GMT


Among his collaborators, including big names The-Dream, Fat Joe, and Richie Sambora, Rap mogul LL Cool J decides to scrap off 50 Cent from his long list. "I'm not releasing the album he and I were working on. I took a few songs for (new album) 'Exit 13' and scrapped the rest," he says.

When asked for confirmation, the rapper reveals his anxiety about fans' response concerning their first-ever collaboration. "That's due to the fact that I don't think people want to hear me rhyming like 50," he explains as saying.
News > Movie News

New 'RoboCop' Set Nowhere Recognizable


September 09, 2008 07:23:52 GMT


The new "RoboCop" project may not take place somewhere in today's America, let alone in the present-time Detroit. At the 33rd Annual Toronto International Film Festival, director Darren Aronofsky hinted the point saying to MTV News, "I don't think it's set anywhere that's recognizable."

Though giving out bit of information about the set which is most likely to be a city of the future, the director of 2008 Golden Lion recipient "The Wrestler" only explained briefly on the factor attracting him to the film and refused to talk further about the project until the script is finished. "It's an interesting landscape," he said. "But we've got to get a screenplay. We're deep in it. But there's not much to say until there is a screenplay."
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'Secret Life of the American Teenager' Second Run Spoiler


September 09, 2008 07:04:31 GMT


"The Secret Life of the American Teenager" will end its first run of season 1 tonight (September 9), and the sneak peek to the second run has been unveiled ahead. Spilling out the possible plot was none other than Francia Raisa, the Adrian Lee depicter, who said that there might be a wedding.

Attending the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, September 7, Raisa told Entertainment Weekly, "There's a big shocker between Ben and Amy. Just remember, Ben kept insisting on Amy marrying him, and she might actually do it. That's all I'm saying!" The finale episode of the first season will chronicle on Amy and Ben deciding to take their relationship to the next level while Amy's pregnancy reaching the second trimester.
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Oprah Winfrey Confirmed to Make Special Guest Appearance at 60th Primetime Emmys


September 09, 2008 06:45:25 GMT


With the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards is drawing near, it has been reported that Oprah Winfrey will make a guest appearance at the star-studded event. On Monday, September 8 ABC, the television network which will be airing the awards show, officially confirmed her scheduled guest appearance at the upcoming event.

Ken Ehrlich, the Executive Producer of Emmys, expressed his gratitude for having the famous talk show host guest starring at the festivity. He said, "Oprah Winfrey has been such a part of television for so many years that to have her participate in this year's show was very important to us. We're thrilled that she has accepted our invitation to be here to celebrate the TV Academy's 60th Anniversary."
News > Movie News

'Eagle Eye' Director Lays Eyes on 'Thor'


September 09, 2008 06:40:23 GMT


Director D.J. Caruso has recently revealed that among all D.C. or Marvel Comics adaptations, he would like to tackle "Thor", sparking speculation that he may be lining up as its helmer. In an interview with IESB for his upcoming movie "Eagle Eye", the 43-year-old said, "You know...I would definitely tackle it and I sort of wrestled with it before and I was always a fan of Thor growing up as a kid."

Getting deeper on the subject, Caruso further shared his vision about the hammer-wielding superhero. "I know that they [Marvel] have a script, but there's something," he said, "there's a fear I have about Thor and depending on what Thor story you want to tell, whether you want to bring Thor into the modern world or if you want to go back to Asgard and get the history of what's happening between him and his brother and dad. That's one I've always been interested in and it also would be, it would be a monumental task so, I could definitely see myself getting myself into that."
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Justin Timberlake and Beyonce Knowles Join Forces in New Song

September 09, 2008 06:19:21 GMT


Justin Timberlake recently reveals that he is working on a new song in collaboration with Beyonce Knowles. "I'll be in the studio this week with Beyonce. Who knows what will come out of that," Justin says in a statement.

Furthermore, Justin says that the collaboration is to follow up their duet at the Fashion Rocks concert where he and Beyonce performed Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's classic single called "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing". Unfortunately, the "Sexyback" singer doesn't give any further explanation regarding the joint force.
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'Avatar' Makes 'Titanic' Look Like a Picnic

September 09, 2008 05:16:23 GMT


Hypening up the excitement for his latest feature film project "Avatar", director James Cameron talked about what he thinks of the sci-fi thriller movie by comparing it to his previous prominent work, "Titanic". During an interview in Los Angeles, he revealed as quoted by Andrea Baillie of The Canadian Press, "It makes Titanic look like a picnic."

Working on the film using the blending of live-action photography and new virtual photorealistic production techniques, Cameron further confessed, "It's simultaneously the most vexing and the most rewarding type of production that I've done yet." On the new filming techniques, he commented, "It's this form of pure creation where...if you want to move a tree or a mountain or the sky or change the time of day, you have complete control over the elements and the production design."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Verne Troyer's Sex Tape on Sale

September 09, 2008 05:16:05 GMT


Apparently, the legal steps that Verne Troyer have taken to fight the public release of his sex tape with former girlfriend, model Ranae Shrider, are useless as the clip is now unleashed. E! News reported that the sex tape has been sold and can be purchased through a website called SexWithMiniMe.com.

The site, which is decorated in a 1960s "Spy Who Shagged Me"-inspired theme, features a headline on its very top part that read "Sex with Mini, Let's Shag." Below the statement there's a warning and also pictures of Verne and Shrider, side by side, with their heads being cut off.
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'Scrubs' Off-Limit for NBC Stars Masi Oka and Sarah Lancaster

September 09, 2008 05:14:31 GMT


Due to respective commitments to the production house where their TV shows are under, "Heroes" star Masi Oka and "Chuck" actress Sarah Lancaster won't return as guest stars of "Scrubs". It has been months since NBC that own the right to "Heroes" and "Chuck" lost the sitcom "Scrubs" to ABC.

NBC officially ban Oka and Lancaster from recurring their roles in the series that will open a whole new chapter next year in spring. On the decision, "Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence accommodates his disappointment, saying "They (Oka and Lancaster) wanted to do it, but NBC said no. Typical classy stuff," and adding "But (they) should not have been part of that fight. It felt kind of petty to me."
News > Music News

Taylor Swift's New Song 'Love Story' Leaked, the Audio


September 09, 2008 04:46:37 GMT


A new song, which is strongly presumed to be listed in Taylor Swift's upcoming "Fearless" album, has been leaked. Called "Love Story", the tune has romantic lyrics which are combined with mid tempo country and pop sounds. It mostly talks about Romeo-and-Juliet love story where two young people are forced to separate because of their different social status.

As a follow-up for her 2006 self-titled debut album, "Fearless" is scheduled to come out on November 11 via Big Machines Records. However, fans can start pre-ordering the CD on her official website where she provides them with three pre-order options; a 75-dollars limited edition package with a leather bracelet, T-shirt, photo book, and locker poster as bonuses, 40-dollars special CD, including opportunity to have their photo in a special mosaic, and a low-priced package with only 13.88 dollars for purchase.
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DVD Special Feature Videos Expose the Making of 'Iron Man'

September 09, 2008 04:27:45 GMT


Paramount Home Entertainment have presented three brand new clips from the "Iron Man" upcoming DVD. The clips reveal how the filmmakers of the hit superhero flick worked on bringing the man in iron suit armor into life from the evolving design of the hero's costume and how to make him fly to the molding of the suit's prototype using Robert Downey Jr.'s chest as the guideline.

The DVD and Blu-ray versions of "Iron Man" will be hitting the shelves on September 30, 2008. They will be outed in the type of a single-disc edition, two-disc special edition and Blu-Ray edition. From them, fans can get the feature film as well as deleted/extended scenes. Furthermore, disc two will contain more features from "I Am Iron Man" to "Friends and Foes" and from "Wired: The Visual Effects of Iron Man" to "Image Galleries".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miley Cyrus Claims the Spears Clan Inspire Her Family


September 09, 2008 04:16:48 GMT


Despite the media scrutiny surrounding the Spears family, Miley Cyrus addressed them to have inspired her family. The singing sensation openly admitted it to Access Hollywood's Mel B on the red carpet of the MTV's Video Music Awards Sunday, September 7.

Miley testified that both Spears family and Cyrus' are close to each other. She even claimed that her mother Leticia 'Tish' Cyrus and Britney Spears "are like great, great friends".
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'Gossip Girl' Star Recording Debut Album

September 09, 2008 03:49:24 GMT


Leighton Meester, who plays as an uptight Park Avenue teen queen named Blair Waldorf in television series "Gossip Girl", has revealed that she has been lingering in recording room to finish her debut album. "I've always done (music), just now I am actually doing an album that I plan to release," she says.

Speaking of her underway side project, Leighton states that she enjoys it very much as music is something completely new for her. "It's so cool because it's a completely different creative process," she adds in a brief statement.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Uma Thurman Orders Maternity Dresses from Boutique, Sparks Pregnancy Rumors


September 09, 2008 03:36:47 GMT


Pregnancy rumors hit Uma Thurman yet again after she is said to have ordered maternity dresses from a boutique. The New York Daily News reported that last week "Uma's assistant called Fred Segal in Santa Monica and ordered a half dozen dresses from Tricky Threads." All the outfits, according to the newspaper's spy, are "two sizes larger than she usually orders".

This isn't the first time that Uma has been reported pregnant. In July she denied such rumors which were quick to spread like a wildfire after she was photographed showing off a growing belly during a vacation on the island of Corsica with her financier fiance Arpad 'Arki' Busson.
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Will Smith, From 'Hancock' to 'The First Avenger: Captain America'


September 09, 2008 03:35:13 GMT


Rumor has it that Will Smith will move on from his role as a slacker man with superhero powers in "Hancock" to be a real American hero in "The First Avenger: Captain America". During an interview with MTV News for "Miracle at St. Anna", actor Derek Luke surprisingly mentioned the possibility saying, "I heard they offered Will Smith 'Captain America'."

If the story is proven to be true, it means that Marvel Studios are going to once again change up the race of their established characters, like when they put Samuel L. Jackson in the shoes of S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury in "Iron Man". Being positive on that subject, Luke said on possible casting of Smith, "Just shows you how times have changed."
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J.J. Abrams' New Show 'Fringe' Won't Be 'Lost' or in 'X-Files'

September 09, 2008 03:29:53 GMT


An unlikely bond was developed between three individuals who discover unexplained phenomenons and determine to find a slight sense as explanation to them all. FBI agent Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv) and Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson) must seek the help of Peter's father, the institutionalized scientist Dr. Walter Bishop (John Noble), in solving the science-based mysteries in the new anticipated show "Fringe".

To be premiered on Fox tonight (September 9), "Fringe" is the latest from producer J.J. Abrams (Alias, Lost). Different from his previous productions, Abrams said that this show promises a complex yet still easy-to-follow plot that "Lost" failed to gain after a couple of seasons. For one thing, "Fringe" won't resolve around aliens or cult but rather a series of happenings that has patterns to be solved.
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Preview of Jonas Brothers' 'Band in A Bus' Second Episode


September 09, 2008 03:03:44 GMT


Following the first episode of exclusive behind-the-scenes video called "Band in A Bus", Jonas Brothers preview its second episode. Titled "Big Rob", it reveals more about the band's long journey of making their latest record "A Little Bit Longer", which has been released since August 12 under the courtesy of Hollywood Records.

In the video, the Jonas boys turn fans' attention to their legendary head of security which is called Big Rob, referring to his big body. Rob is said to play an important role in the band's career even though he is never exposed in front of the camera. Speaking of his existence around the band, Joe Jonas says that the man is a close family and hilariously secures a spot as the fifth Jonas. "He's like a brother. A big brother," Joe explains.
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The Riddler and Penguin Casting Rumors Confirmed by Michael Caine


September 09, 2008 02:59:53 GMT


"The Dark Knight" actor, Michael Caine, has provided a ray of light in the midst of circulating rumors around the next possible foes for Batman and the actors who will play them in the next movie installment of the dark superhero. To MTV's Splash Page, the actor who played Alfred Pennyworth said that the studio have indicated that they want to cast Johnny Depp as The Riddler and Philip Seymour Hoffman as Penguin.

At the 2008 Toronto Film Festival while promoting "Is There Anybody There?", he spoke out about how he learned about what the studio have in mind. "I was with [a Warner Bros.] executive and I said, 'Are we going to make another one?' They said yeah," he tipped off. "I said, 'How the hell are we going to top Heath [Ledger]? And he says 'I'll tell you how you top Heath - Johnny Depp as The Riddler and Philip Seymour Hoffman as The Penguin.' I said, 'S--t, they've done it again!'"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Singer Natasha Bedingfield Engaged, Shares Details with the World

September 09, 2008 02:32:10 GMT


Natasha Bedingfield is engaged to her businessman boyfriend, Matthew Robinson. The singer broke the news of her engagement on the red carpet at a Calvin Klein 40th anniversary party during New York fashion week.

"It just happened," she told People magazine during the occasion. "But I am so excited, and it happened in New York. And I want to share it with the world."
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Sneak Peek of Common's 'Universal Mind Control' Music Video

September 09, 2008 02:10:09 GMT


Common has just provided fans with a snippet of a music video which is aimed at supporting his new single called "Universal Mind Control". The song, which features Pharrell Williams, is scheduled to appear in Common's eight studio album entitled "Invincible Summer", which will not hit the stores until September 22 via Geffern Records.

The 34-seconds sneak peek carries a futuristic theme. It begins with a capture of a robot traveling through time machine while screening its surrounding with one of its eyes. In some points, an error mode is written on the screen which is then followed by Common's appearance. Due to the error, the robot is then stuck with Common, and having no other choice, it then raps verses along side the rapper.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Actress Minnie Driver Gives Birth to Baby Boy

September 09, 2008 02:06:16 GMT


British-born actress Minnie Driver has become a mother for the first time when she gave birth to a baby boy Friday, September 5 in Los Angeles. The newborn infant is named Henry Story Driver. He weighed 9 lbs., 12 oz.

Jessica Kolstad, a representative for Driver, confirmed the birth of the baby to People magazine. The representative, however, didn't mention any further details.
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Part for William Shatner in 'Star Trek' Was Written


September 09, 2008 02:03:02 GMT


William Shatner, the actor who has portrayed Captain Kirk in the original "Star Trek" television series, actually had a part written for him in new "Star Trek" film. The fact was let out by director/producer J.J. Abrams when he opened up to AMC about the actual plan for the star, "It was very tricky. We actually had written a scene with him in it that was a flashback kind of thing, but the truth is, it didn't quite feel right."

Explaining about the problem the filmmakers have to face, the creator of "Alias added, "The bigger thing was that he was very vocal that he didn't want to do a cameo. We tried desperately to put him in the movie, but he was making it very clear that he wanted the movie to focus on him significantly, which, frankly, he deserves."
 
 
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