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September 12, 2008

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Kevin Jonas and Joe Jonas Register to Vote


September 12, 2008 09:33:33 GMT


With the U.S. presidential election is coming near, Jonas Brothers have become the latest celebrities who have registered to vote. Kevin Jonas and Joe Jonas, both of whom have reached the United States' age of consent, recently registered to vote during their scheduled appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show".

Finding presidential election to be very important, the show's host Ellen DeGeneres is teaming up with Declare Yourself, the national nonpartisan, nonprofit youth voter initiative which aim is to pursue young adults to register and vote in the 2008 election, during the month of September to get people who make appearance on the show being registered for the highly anticipated cause. Kevin, 20, and Joe, 19, were the first voter registrants on the daily talk show.
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Behind the First Day of Janet Jackson's 'Rock Witchu' Tour

September 12, 2008 09:19:44 GMT


The first day of Janet Jackson's "Rock Witchu" tour was captured on her boyfriend, Jermaine Dupri's camera and labeled "The First Night". The footage gives inside looks to the venue while it's still empty, Janet's dressing room access and moments before the concert was about to take off.

Janet launched her first tour in seven years in Vancouver, Canada on Wednesday, September 10 and was welcomed with a rave. At one point, Janet literally sobbed on the stage because of fans' response that became overwhelming. The star was seen fighting back tears during the fan-appreciation session.
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Full-Frontal Nude Pics of Daniel Radcliffe in 'Equus' Leaked


September 12, 2008 09:09:02 GMT


The naked pictures of Daniel Radcliffe, taken during his current stint in Broadway play "Equus", have been leaked and Broadway officials are outraged of the leak. The pics, which have been all over the net, show the young actor standing totally naked in front of co-star Anna Camp, who also bares all for the play.

The play's writer Sir Peter Shaffer is furious over the posting of the pics on the Internet. The 82-year-old man said, "It's very, very bad behavior. Whoever did it is a creep." Stage technician Rachel Juozapaitis, additionally, branded the person who leaked the pics to have turned "art into pornography." He said, "It's just wrong, he still has to do some more Harry Potter films for the kids."
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List of 2008 Emmy Awards Presenters Expands


September 12, 2008 08:50:34 GMT


Another batch of celebrities has agreed to participate at the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. On Thursday, September 11, the Academy of Television Arts and Science has confirmed that Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, David Boreanaz, Wayne Brady, Lauren Conrad, Jimmy Kimmel and Kiefer Sutherland will be presenting the winged woman statuettes.

"We are thrilled to announce another great group of presenters for the telecast," executive producer Ken Ehrlich commented. "Each will bring something exciting to the show, and the lineup promises to make the evening a night to remember." Applegate and the others are now enlisted among other previously announced presenters, including America Ferrera, Hayden Panettiere, Vanessa Williams, Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
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Sneak Peek Into 'Greek' 2.04: Gays, Ghosts and Gamma Rays

September 12, 2008 07:59:26 GMT


Giving a sneak peek to what will happen in the lives of Cyprus-Rhodes University's students, a clip previewing episode 2.04 of "Greek" has been released. In it, it can be seen that while lying down on the grass and starring at the stars, Casey and Max discuss over life, past and relationship and flirt with each other. An interesting twist waits at the end.

Episode 2.04 will be aired on Tuesday, September 16. Entitled "Gays, Ghosts and Gamma Rays", the episode will present Rusty trying to dig up Kappa Tau actives, making Cappie nervous that he will find out about Josh Whopper's identity. Meanwhile, Ashleigh helps Rebecca to mend her broken heart by bringing her to local gay bar and meeting some hot guys.
News > Music News

Audio of Ryan Leslie's New Song 'When We Dance'

September 12, 2008 07:42:55 GMT


After releasing a music video for single "Addicted", Ryan Leslie is back, revealing another new song called "When We Dance". The song is slated to appear among other tracks in his upcoming self-titled album, which is confirmed to be released on October 17 via Universal Music Group.

The song mostly speaks of the singer, trying to get a girl that he has a crush on. The verses continue revealing that after asking her to a romantic dancing party, Ryan takes the girl to a hotel for a one-night stand.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Close to Getting Hitched


September 12, 2008 07:39:30 GMT


Rumors on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's possible marriage are heating up yet again. The couple, who recently were reported to have moved in together, are claimed to be "this close" to marrying.

Per OK! magazine, the singer-actor was overheard telling his friends at the 5th Annual Fashion Rocks concert in NYC on September 5 that he's very serious with his romance with Biel and planning to take their relationship to the next level. A source told the publication, "Justin said that he is 'this close to being married' and then pinched his fingers together to demonstrate." Another source, who was also at the event, testified "He couldn't stop smiling at Fashion Rocks. He looked like a man that had everything in the world."
News > Movie News

Sneak Preview of Sam Mendes' 'Revolutionary Road'


September 12, 2008 06:44:51 GMT


A sneak preview to the Paramount Vantage drama, "Revolutionary Road", has been let out. Courtesy of Entertainment Tonight, the video reveals footages displaying Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as a couple once again after their previous pairing up in 1997's James Cameron "Titanic". It also explains what the two have to deal with in the Sam Mendes-directed film.

Adapted from Richard Yates' 1961 novel of the same name, "Road" resolves around Frank and April Wheeler. Though on the surface their marriage looks to be just fine, behind it lurks a creeping frustration at their inability to feel fulfilled in their relationships or careers.
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Video Premiere: Billy Ray Cyrus' 'Somebody Said a Prayer'


September 12, 2008 06:44:30 GMT


Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus has released a music video as a promotional project of his newly-released single called "Somebody Said a Prayer". The song brings out a mellow sound which is combined with its lyrics, telling that at some points of their lives, people often fall down on their knees when going through a hard time.

The music video itself is filmed in Tarzana, California and directed by Roman White. It includes a cameo by Billy's son, Trace, who plays as a lead guitarist of the band Metro Station. Written by country powerhouses Neil Thrasher and Craig Wiseman, the song is confirmed to appear in Billy's upcoming eleventh studio album "Back to Tennessee". Furthermore, the record is slated for purchase sometime this year under the courtesy of Lyric Street Records.
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Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson Blog About 9/11


September 12, 2008 06:41:41 GMT


Paying tribute to September 11 tragedy, Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson are reaching out to their MySpace blogs to encourage people to remember those who were lost. Keeping her remembrance short and simple, Lindsay wrote on her MySpace blog, "I am in New York and I would like to remind everybody to take a moment today for those lost in tragedy that occurred on 9/11/01."

Samantha, on the other hand, blogged about her experience of living through that day as she was in New York when the tragedy occurred. She recalled on her MySpace blog, "waking up in nyc this morning 7 years later and it feels like just yesterday this city and our worlds were turned upside down.... never in my lifetime had I ever believed that I would see such horror- the kind that you see in documentaries set in far off places and read about in text books- never in my life had I ever thought that I would wake up and fall asleep afraid- watching things on television that felt like a film- walking through a city that felt like a war zone."
News > TV News

A Behind-the-Scene Visit to 'Fringe' Laboratory Set

September 12, 2008 06:39:34 GMT


"Fringe" that opens with 9 million viewers on the season premiere on Tuesday, September 9, has opened its basement laboratory for public view. An over five minutes footage has been released via Fox All Access, revealing the set used as the base for Olivia, Peter and Dr. Walter Bishop to do the investigations.

Providing the narration is Jasika Nicole who plays Astrid Farnsworth, the assistant to Olivia. The behind-the-scene footage shows all from the chemical utensils to the replica of cow used for the first episode, plus some clips from the actual show.
News > Music News

Audio of Nelly's Brand New Single 'Hold Up' Feat. T.I.

September 12, 2008 05:33:07 GMT


A week after his new single "Lie" leaked, another new song called "Hold Up" from Nelly's long-awaited album "Brass Knuckles" has surfaced. Featuring T.I. and LL Cool J, the single carries "three different styles from two different eras with all confidence in one."

Featured guest stars to be lined up in the album include Ashanti, Pharrell Williams, and Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie. After several delays concerning today's tight competition, Nelly's fifth studio album has been pushed back for several times and later confirmed for release on September 16. Meanwhile, "Bay", a bonus track in the forthcoming album, has been featured in the first episode of "Entourage"'s season 5.
News > Celebrity Gossip

'The Hills' Star Lauren Conrad Signs a Three-Book Deal with HarperCollins

September 12, 2008 05:06:53 GMT


After trying her hand at fashion, Lauren Conrad channels her diverse inner creativity, signing a three-book deal with HarperCollins. The publisher announced Thursday, September 11 that the three-book series, a young adult fiction version, will be titled "L.A. Candy" and be loosely inspired by Conrad's transformation from common teenager to reality TV star and fashion designer.

"I've always loved books that I could lose myself in, ones that would transport me to another place, but had characters I could relate to," Lauren said on her new career venture. "I'm so excited to have this opportunity to write books like that for other readers."
News > TV News

Four Clips From the New Season of 'House M.D.'


September 12, 2008 05:04:11 GMT


Fox have been generous in giving four sneak peeks into the season premiere of "House M.D.". The fifth season will begin on September 16 with an episode called "Dying Changes Everything" where Dr. Wilson announces his departure from the hospital.

Following the bus accident and a personal tragedy, Wilson decides to resign and consequently retract from his friendship with House. In the meantime, Thirteen is mending her own medical problem while treating a patient who has similar character traits as her.
News > Movie News

Lucius Malfoy's Secret Cameo in 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

September 12, 2008 05:03:37 GMT


Though Lucius Malfoy character has not been included in the sixth book of "Harry Potter", the father of Draco Malfoy will be making a special appearance in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" movie version. In an interview with MTV News, Jason Isaacs, the actor portraying the Death Eater's member, confirmed his return to the sixth J.K. Rowling's novel series adaptation.

Revealing that he has been involved in an one-day filming for the fantasy film, he further let slip where his evil character can be spotted. "I'm not [really] in the film [but] I did one day. I went in for a day," he explained. "I'm a moving portrait on the wall." Aside from hinting on his cameo appearance, he admitted that he is left disappointed when finding out that his character is not written in the book saying, "It absolutely killed me."
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Pop Rock Duo The Veronicas Getting Their Own Reality Show


September 12, 2008 04:57:04 GMT


A new report has just emerged that The Veronicas are about to get their own reality show. It is claimed the duo are close to sealing deal, reportedly with MTV, to star in a new reality series that chronicle their path to American pop stardom.

One of the twins, Jessica Origliasso, told music writer Cameron Adams from Los Angeles Wednesday, September 10 that she and sister Lisa Origliasso are "looking into doing a reality show on a big network". She continued, "It'd be about our life. We document everything we do anyway. We often have camera crews on us on tour. You've got to have so many avenues to get your music out there in America. It's not like Australia, Australia embraces new music. It's not just about music over here. It's about personality and celebrity. It's craziness over here."
News > Music News

Dixie Chicks Pull Off Songs From 'The Lucky Ones'


September 12, 2008 04:47:24 GMT


Country music trio Dixie Chicks decide to drop their six songs from the soundtracks of forthcoming film titled "The Lucky Ones" after they reportedly fail to reach an acceptable deal regarding payment with the movie's distributor, Lionsgate. "Unfortunately, the Lionsgate deal could not get done, so the Chicks decided to keep the song," the band's spokesperson says.

Following the cancellation, Emily Robison, Natalie Maines, and Marti Maguire reportedly give rooms for the songs in their upcoming album. Unfortunately, the titles of the tunes as well as the release date of the album haven't been announced yet.
News > Movie News

Close-Up Images of 'Flash of Genius' Cars

September 12, 2008 04:33:00 GMT


A series of pictures from the forthcoming "Flash of Genius" has been brought forward. They are focused on the two cars, the brown Ford and the blue Continental Mark, used in the Universal Pictures drama starring Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham and Dermot Mulroney. The images display the cars from several angles and in different situations in the film.

Robert Kearns is a college professor as well as a part-time inventor. Marrying the love of his life and having six kids, Kearns lives his version of the American Dream. When one day he invents intermittent windshield wiper, he thinks that he has struck the gold. But, he soon finds out the harsh reality of business as he is shunned off from his creation by auto giants. Refusing to be ignored and silenced, he takes the corporate titans into a battle nobody thinks he could win.
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Transformation Episode of 'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 11

September 12, 2008 04:18:35 GMT


One of the most anticipated episodes on each cycle of "America's Next Top Model" will be the transformation. Giving a sneak peek to the September 17 episode, The CW unveil a sample of the make over through one of the models, Clark.

The 19-year-old student from Pawleys Island, S.C, originally has medium blonde hair but host and creator Tyra Banks thinks that she will look better in jet black, long and wavy hair. Eliminating the drama and fear of her new change, Clark admitted that she was satisfied with the final result.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miley Cyrus' Rumored Boyfriend Cody Linley Speaks of Their Relationship


September 12, 2008 04:17:31 GMT


Talks have been mounting that Miley Cyrus and Cody Linley are dating, but according to him they're just close friends. He opens up about their relationship to Life and Style magazine.

Miley and Cody, who plays her on-screen flame on "Hannah Montana", sparked dating rumors after they were seen leaving his Los Angeles apartment late at night on September 2. The co-stars were snapped as he drove her away from his L.A. pad. At that time an onlooker said, "Cody opened the door of his Mustang for Miley, who had a huge smile on her face. She couldn't keep her eyes off him."
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Audio of Beyonce Knowles' New Song 'Stop Sign'


September 12, 2008 04:03:56 GMT


A new song from Beyonce Knowles called "Stop Sign" has surfaced. The ballad song is a left-over from her sophomore studio effort "B'Day" and assumed to appear in her upcoming major studio album.

Furthermore, to get the album in a perfect shape, Beyonce has reportedly signed powerhouse producer Timbaland to help her cooking the new materials. While Justin Timberlake will make a guest appearance with her in one of her new tunes, other big singers, including Pharrell Williams and Kanye West are also expected to either collaborating with her or producing a few songs.
News > Movie News

IMAX and 3-D Plans for 'Iron Man 2'

September 12, 2008 03:40:02 GMT


In an updated-report of "Iron Man 2", it is suggested that the "Iron Man" sequel may possibly come in IMAX and 3-D. According to Collider, during a mini press conference for "Iron Man" DVD on Thursday, September 11, director Jon Favreau confessed that the follow-up film may take similar techniques used to make "The Dark Knight", and he perhaps tops it with 3-D technology.

On the occasion, the filmmaker allegedly revealed that he is inspired to make "Iron Man 2" in IMAX after seeing the sequel of "Batman Begins", describing the IMAX footage of the blockbuster movie as "a game changer" as paraphrased by Collider. Meanwhile, on the 3-D part, he shared that though it depends on the cost, he would love to make it happen, especially for the armor suit. The entire interview can be listened at Collider.
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'How I Met Your Mother' Season 4 Promo


September 12, 2008 03:33:20 GMT


With the fourth season premiere coming around the corner, CBS have released a promotional video for "How I Met Your Mother". Cracking the jokes from Neil Patrick Harris' character Barney who stuns Lily (Alyson Hannigan), the clip is relatively short, running under 12 seconds.

The 4.01 episode which will be called "Do I Know You?", recurring role Stella (Sarah Chalke) has to give Ted (Josh Radnor) an answer regarding his proposal. At the same time Barney realizes that he is in love with Robin (Cobie Smulders) and wants to say something about it.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Laila Ali Gives Birth to Baby Boy


September 12, 2008 03:30:01 GMT


Laila Ali is embracing the role of motherhood as she has given birth to a baby boy, her first child with husband Curtis Conway. In an announcement on her official website, dated Thursday, September 11, it is stated that the infant is named Curtis Muhammad Conway Jr. and was born on August 26. "He's a healthy baby boy who weighed 6.8 lbs. and measured 19 inches long. Mama and baby are resting," the statement read. Not going into further detail, the statement continued "Although mom and baby are both healthy and happy, there were some surprises during labor that altered Laila's birth plan."

Laila married second hubby Curtis in July 2007 in Los Angeles. Confirming her pregnancy to Essence magazine back in March 2008, the female boxer said "I don't know yet if we are having a boy or a girl, but I'm excited that I have a life inside me that my husband and I created."
News > Music News

Jessica Biel Signing Boyfriend Justin Timberlake in Debut Album


September 12, 2008 03:03:16 GMT


Actress Jessica Biel is reportedly in the middle of recording her debut album and has enlisted lover Justin Timberlake as one of her collaborators. A close friend of the actress states that Justin is very supportive and beside featured in one of her new songs, he will also help his girlfriend writing and producing some materials in the album.

Speaking of her music project, the star, who has been spotted at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8 for the premiere of her new comedy film "Easy Virtue", ensures music lovers that her record will be a "Billboard smash". Her pals even describe it as "a cross beetween Alicia Keys and Madonna."
News > Movie News

'The International' Welcomes First Trailer

September 12, 2008 02:51:31 GMT


The first trailer of "The International" has come out. Raising the question whether to trust a bank on your money, the compilation of clips highlights on the outlawed activities done by a global banking institution using their customers' money as well as the difficulties and dangers faced by an Interpol agent and a Manhattan assistant district attorney in unraveling the matter.

Starring Clive Owen and Naomi Watts as the Interpol agent Louis Salinger and the assistant district attorney Eleanor Whitman respectively, the Columbia Pictures film centers on the two characters as they investigate the possible involvement of one of the world's most powerful banks in financing terror and war. Chasing the clues across the globe from Berlin to Milan to New York to Istanbul, the two are determined to bring down the institution even if their lives are at stakes.
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Two New Clips From 'Supernatural' 4.01: Lazarus Rising


September 12, 2008 02:47:05 GMT


In anticipation of the new fourth season of "Supernatural", The CW have released two clips from the new episode "Lazarus Rising". Entitled "Surprise", one of the videos shows the comeback of Dean from the dead, a literal meaning to the episode's title.

Dean comes knocking on Bobby's door, much to the hunter's shock. Somehow, Dean who was obliged to a contract with demon Lilith in the May season finale, is still alive and manages to dig his way out of the grave. Bobby, who finds it hard to believe, grabs a knife and lunges it to Dean. He only believes that Dean is not a form of demon when Dean slashes his arm to reveal red blood.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Pop Star Pink Turns to Scientology for Comfort After Divorce


September 12, 2008 02:35:45 GMT


Rumor has it, Pink is turning to Scientology. Star magazine broke the report after being informed by spy witnesses that the pop singer is turning to the controversial religion to seek comfort following her divorce from hubby Carey Hart.

Pink and Hart, a motocross racer, married in January 2006. They have been hit with divorce rumors for several times before finally decided to go separate ways in February 2008. It appears that the split has affected Pink badly as she is said to have sought comfort from pal Juliette Lewis, who is introducing her to Scientology.
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Kanye West and Manager Released from Jail Following Airport Arrest


September 12, 2008 02:25:23 GMT


Kanye West and his road manager Don Crowley have been released from prison on Thursday evening, September 11 following their arrest in the morning after they were involved in an altercation with photographers at Los Angeles International Airport. The twosome were finally out of jail after posting $20,000.

West and Crowley were waiting for a flight to Honolulu in the American Airlines terminal at about 7:51 A.M. when a photographer and videographer came along their way and started taking their pictures. West then grabbed the annoying video camera, throwing it to the ground, and smashing it. The video camera reportedly valued at more than $10,000.
News > Movie News

Trailer of Clint Eastwood's 'Changeling' Arrives

September 12, 2008 02:05:40 GMT


"Changeling", a thriller mystery from Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood, has recently put out its trailer. Focusing on Angelina Jolie's character, Christine Collins, the brand new video opened with an introduction of the story from Collins' point of view. The compiled clips following that chronicle bits of what the mother of a missing boy has to go through to find and get her son back.

On one Saturday morning in 1928, Los Angeles, Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter Collins, and goes to work. When she arrives home later that day, she finds out that Walter is no longer there, he is declared missing. Search party is formed and months of uncertainty passes by. Still, her son is nowhere in sight. One day, a boy claiming to be her son is returned to her. Yet, she knows in her heart that he is not her son and her real son is still out there somewhere.
News > Music News

Jonas Brothers Plotting Collaboration With Britney Spears


September 12, 2008 01:58:36 GMT


Jonas Brothers, who have taken over London on September 10 for the European premiere of their new Disney Channel Original Movie "Camp Rock", reveal that they are thrilled to be given an opportunity to team up with Britney Spears. Commenting on the possible collaboration, the band's lead singer Joe Jonas, who stars as troubled rock star named Shane Gray in the film, replies, "Oh yeah, that would be crazy!"

Jonas Brothers are the fourth stars to line up for Britney's collaborators in her comeback album after Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, and Paris Hilton. However, there hasn't any comment from Britney's camp regarding the offers.
 
 
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