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September 16, 2008

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Rapper Webbie Arrested After a Dangerous High-Speed Police Chase


September 16, 2008 09:56:53 GMT


Webbie has a run-in with the law yet again. He was arrested in Mississippi on Sunday, September 14 after involving in a dangerous high-speed chase through Hattiesburg.

According to various reports, officers tried to stop the car he was driving, a 2009 Dodge Challenger, for a routine traffic stop on I-59 North at 3:30 P.M. Sunday, but he ignored the officers' flashing lights and continued driving erratically, forcing the authorities to chase him. The rapper kept moving on until exiting the interstate. It was during the chase that his vehicle crashed into a black 1999 Mercury Cougar.
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Rumer Willis Taking Mac Taylor Part in 'CSI: NY'

September 16, 2008 09:49:34 GMT


Rumer Willis is going to guest appear in "CSI: NY". Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello has reported that the starlet who has recently starred alongside Anna Faris in "The House Bunny" will be tackling a character whose name coincides with the lead character Mac Taylor, played by Gary Sinise, on the series' 100th episode.

In the episode to be aired on November 19, she will be one of a serial killer's targets only because her name is Mac Taylor. Apart from this "CSI: NY" part, she has also been set to star in the October 12 episode of another television series "Army Wives". There, she will be portraying the wife of a soldier who is injured in Iraq.
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Jonas Brothers Too Busy to Date, Have No Problem Dating Fans


September 16, 2008 09:27:13 GMT


Often becoming the subject of public mock due to their celibacy vows, Jonas Brothers in fact are not against dating. They, on the other hand, would love to date, but have no time for it.

Speaking about dating and love, Kevin Jonas told the press, "We love to date, we really do, but it's almost impossible with our schedule." He continued saying, "We're on the road at least 265 days a year so forming any significant relationship with someone is too difficult [and] we really wouldn't want a girl we dated to be a fan."
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'Knight Rider' Uncovers K.I.T.T. Transformation Via Video Promo


September 16, 2008 08:44:52 GMT


Nearly a week leading to its season premiere, "Knight Rider" has hypened up its promotional effort by letting out a new video. The short footage highlights on KITT, the iconic talking car, and its transformation to a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500KR. It also allows fans to hear Val Kilmer, who voices the highly advanced mobile robot in the new series, saying, "Yeah, I'm good."

A sequel to the 1982 television series of the same title starring David Hasselhoff, "Rider" will follow the adventure of 23-year-old ex-Army Ranger and estranged son of Michael Knight, Mike Traceur, in becoming the new Knight Rider. The series reinvents KITT, which acronym now stands for "Knight Industries Three Thousand", as an artificially intelligence capable of hacking almost any system, transforming into other vehicles and using sophisticated holographic imagery to elude villains.
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Confirmed, Mark Ronson and Daisy Lowe Split Up

September 16, 2008 08:26:52 GMT


Amidst reports that Mark Ronson and Daisy Lowe have split up, a representative for the English fashion model has confirmed the couple are no longer together. "Yes it's true. They've split," her spokeswoman stated. "However, this is a private matter between Daisy and Mark. There is nothing more to add."

The Daily Mirror which broke the news reported that the pair decided to end their relationship after a heated argument in New York last week, during which Daisy is believed to have told the musician she "had enough" and was leaving him. To that Mark reportedly simply told her, "Fine, leave." The twosome have since then had no contact.
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Tobey Maguire Stepping Closer to Spider-Man 4 and 5 Deal


September 16, 2008 07:51:11 GMT


The possibility of Tobey Maguire reprising his role as the web-slinging superhero in "Spider-Man 4" and "Spider-Man 5" has been brought up a notch. Recently, Times Online reported that the actor has been working a deal with Sony Pictures for his term on coming back and shooting for the back-to-back movies.

According to the publication, Sony have agreed on one of the supposed clauses for the deal requesting that he is given the early mornings and evenings off to spend quality time with his 22-month-old daughter, Ruby Sweetheart. Times further noted that the "Seabiscuit" star is most likely to be earning a whooping $50 million in salary and profit shares from the two films.
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David Cook Confirms New LP Release Date


September 16, 2008 07:48:31 GMT


Through people from RCA 19 Records, David Cook announces that his new yet-untitled album will hit the market on November 18. The upcoming LP will be produced by Rob Cavallo and will likely include Ed Roland of Collective Soul, Raine Maida of Our Lady Peace, and Kara DioGuardi as the co-writers for his new materials.

Commenting on the album, David says that he is still keen of working on rock music. "The music is rock and it's pretty undeniably me, which I'm pretty excited about," he states. "There's gonna be some interesting twists and turns ... that will keep people interested."
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Brangelina Donate 2 Million Dollars to Help Fight HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in Ethiopia

September 16, 2008 07:13:02 GMT


Having donated millions to a number of social causes, Brad Pitt and his longtime partner Angelina Jolie won't stop giving, making a $2 million donation to the Global Health Committee to help fight HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Ethiopia, the mother country of their adopted daughter Zahara. Making the donation through their Jolie-Pitt Foundation, the celebrity couple would like the cash to be used to build a center, named after Zahara, for Ethiopian children affected by AIDS and tuberculosis.

Pitt and Jolie, also through their Jolie-Pitt Foundation, helped set up a similar clinic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the country from which they adopted Maddox. The clinic is named after the little boy and has provided medical treatment, education and social services to children affected by HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis since it was first opened in February 2006.
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Cover Art of Pink's Upcoming 'Funhouse' Unveiled

September 16, 2008 07:07:51 GMT


Grammy-winning singer Pink has revealed the cover art of her upcoming fifth studio album "Funhouse". The first single from the LaFace/Zomba set is titled "So What". The song is produced by Max Martina and is used to promote 2008 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, which will be aired worldwide on October 23.

Furthermore, Pink has secured Butch Walker, Billy Mann ,and EG White as her collaborator in the album. "Funhouse" will come out on October 28 as a follow-up for her previous effort "I'm Not Dead" which has been sold 1.3 million copies in the United States since it has been released in April 2006.
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'Eagle Eye' Gets Two Heart-Pumping Clips

September 16, 2008 07:05:46 GMT


Two more clips from forthcoming drama thriller "Eagle Eye" have been unraveled. One of the videos showcases Shia LaBeouf as Jerry Shaw racing his car down a tunnel and trying to avoid missile shot from the chasing unmanned aerial vehicle. The other clip focuses on Billy Bob Thornton's character, Thomas Morgan, when he is trying to get information from two armored car officers about the stolen case.

Telling the story of two innocent people caught up in an intricate plot to assassinate a politician, "Eye" centers on Shaw, a young man returning to home following the mysterious death of his successful twin brother, and Rachel Holloman, a single mother. Upon receiving call from an unknown woman, the two find out that they have been framed as terrorists. Now, together, they must find a way to prove their innocence before everything goes against them and uncover the identity of the woman who seems to know their every move.
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Preview of 'Gossip Girl' Episode 2.04: The Ex-Files


September 16, 2008 06:42:50 GMT


The Monday, September 15 episode of "Gossip Girl" has provided a sneak peek into the next one. Entitled "The Ex-Factor", the episode touches the issue on Lily drawn back to her ex-boyfriend Rufus once again.

When Serena notices that Dan has been cozying up to the new girl in school, Amanda (guest star Laura-Leigh), the ever-loyal Blair and her minions decide to befriend Amanda and sabotage her budding new romance with "lonely boy." Vanessa discovers a scandalous secret about Catherine and enlists Blair's scheming expertise to use the information to help Nate.
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Selena Gomez Not Against Dating Rock Stars, Reveals Her Dream Man


September 16, 2008 06:32:06 GMT


Still keeping her lips sealed about rumors that she's dating Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez however has stated that she isn't against dating rock stars. She and her actress friend Jennifer Stone were quizzed by OK! magazine about the men of their dreams. And while Jennifer admitted to like "the shabby-looking guys, like Johnny Depp and Emile Hirsch", Selena said she likes a guy who's shy and creative.

Jennifer then continued telling OK! "And I'm always attracted to actors - it's not good, but, hey, at least it's not rock stars!" Selena was quick to react on Jennifer's reference to rock stars, telling OK! she doesn't rule out dating rock stars. Not making straight reference to her alleged romance with Nick, she simply insisted "no, I'm not. I'm going to say that - no I'm not" when being asked if she definitely is against having rock stars as boyfriends.
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Video Premiere: Avenged Sevenfold's 'Seize the Day'


September 16, 2008 06:20:23 GMT


Avenged Sevenfold have released a music video in an attempt to promote their fourth single called "Seize the Day". The song appears in their compilation album entitled "Live in the LBC and Diamonds in the Rough", which is slated for purchase on September 16 under the courtesy of Warner Bros. Records.

The video depicts the band's front man, Matt Sanders, who is expecting a child from his girlfriend. Matt's friends, who are played by the rest of the band, come to his house to make a big plan to rob a liquor store. In the process, Matt gets caught by the police while the others drive off, leaving him behind.
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'Nip/Tuck' Stars Seeking for Salary Raises


September 16, 2008 06:16:13 GMT


As "Nip/Tuck" is heading to its sixth and final season, the cast regulars on the FX medical drama series fall in a serious negotiation with the producers for weeks. According to reports, the series' stars, including Julian McMahon, Dylan Walsh, Joely Richardson, Kelly Carlson and Roma Maffia, are looking to get a substantial raise from their current salary.

Through the negotiations, McMahon and Dylan Walsh are expecting to double up their paycheck from $125,000 per episode to $250,000, while Richardson and the others quest to get raises on their incomes. The stars ground their reason on the difficulty they may be facing in landing new gigs in the next few years due to the fact that the series will be aired until 2011.
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Sneak Peek of The Pussycat Dolls' 'Whatcha Think About That' Music Video


September 16, 2008 05:04:49 GMT


The Pussycat Dolls allow fans to look inside their busy day on September 9 and 10 during the video shoot for their Missy Elliott-featuring song "Whatcha Think About That." The 2-minute video include the dolls' sexy photo shoots, raunchy dance performances, and quick interviews with some of them in lingeries and bathrobes while wandering around backstage and interacting with the crew.

"Whatcha Think About That" is the first single from their upcoming sophomore major studio effort called "Doll Domination". Speaking of the lead single, doll Ashley Roberts says, "It's very editorial in my mind. Lots of beauty, lighting, and mysterious set-ups." Meanwhile, commenting on Missy's contribution, she states, "Ms. Missy Elliott killed it, ya'll ... like she always does."
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Jonas Brothers Mad About Halo, Have Their Own Xbox Live Accounts


September 16, 2008 04:58:35 GMT


Rarely having time to play around in between their hectic schedule, Jonas Brothers find online gaming as fun and they reportedly are mad about Halo. Actor David Henrie has revealed to People at Nintendo's 20th anniversary celebration in New York on Saturday, September 13 that they even have their own Xbox Live accounts.

"They have different gamer tags," Henrie said, adding "people have no idea it's them." Revealing more about the threesome's favorite game, he told People "Halo's fun. It's a good game."
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Preview of 'One Tree Hill' Episode 6.04: Bridge Over Troubled Water


September 16, 2008 04:46:57 GMT


The preview of "One Tree Hill" 6.04 has been available. Called "Bridge Over Troubled Water", the episode following the memorial service for Quentin will see Nathan still dealing with the loss, having a strange vision about the late basketball player who was tragically killed in a robbery incident in the previous season.

Brooke finally faces her mom, placing a gun on the table when her mom steps in. She packs her suitcase, heading for a business trip to New York with Victoria. Peyton makes connection with famous musician Mick Wolf who gives her information regarding her parents.
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Matthew McConaughey Eyes Hulk Role

September 16, 2008 04:20:13 GMT


Having been rumored to line up for Captain America part in "The First Avenger: Captain America" earlier, Hollywood hunk Matthew McConaughey recently let out that he prefers to portray Hulk if he is given the choice. Revealing the matter to MTV News, he said, "My favorite one growing up has already been done twice and that was The Incredible Hulk."

Apart from talking about which superhero he is inclined to tackle, the two-time co-star of actress Kate Hudson in "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" and "Fool's Gold" indicated that he has no idea of him being speculated as potential Captain America depicter. Said to be surprised by the rumor, he further added that he was not a big comic book reader, but added that Captain America is "a super cool name".
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Video Premiere: Leona Lewis' 'Forgive Me'


September 16, 2008 04:08:28 GMT


Pop and R&B singer Leona Lewis drops a music video in support of her latest single called "Forgive Me". Featuring rap mogul Akon, the song appears in the the "X Factor" winner's debut album, "Spirit", which has hit the market since November 2007 through Syco Music Group.

The music video itself co-stars a diverse male dance crew named JabbaWockeeZ, who won MTV's hip hop dance reality show, "America's Best Dance Crew" in March 2008. The video starts with sexy Leona, wearing pink tank top and walking down the street while typing text message saying "Hey, I'm just a minute away."
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'Without a Trace' Season 7 Promo

September 16, 2008 03:59:54 GMT


CBS' Golden Globe-winning series, "Without a Trace", is going to enter its new season and a promo for it has just been released. The seventh season will open with an episode called "Closure" on Thursday, September 23 at 10:00 P.M.

As a refreshment, the series' producers have brought in a new boss for the FBI team. Actor Anthony LaPaglia who portrays lead character Jack Malone steps down from his role temporarily because Jack has to deal with the implication of his action in the previous season where he got seriously wounded.
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Pink Floyd Founding Member Richard Wright Dies After Short Battle with Cancer

September 16, 2008 03:56:05 GMT


Richard Wright, the founding member and keyboardist of rock band Pink Floyd, died Monday, September 15 after short battle with cancer. He was 65 years old and reportedly died at his home in England.

A spokesperson for Wright's family issued a statement of confirmation, saying "The family of Richard Wright, founder member of Pink Floyd, announce with great sadness that Richard died today after a short struggle with cancer." The spokesperson added that "the family have asked that their privacy is respected at this difficult time."
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Uncertainty Over Edward Norton's Return on 'The Incredible Hulk' Sequel

September 16, 2008 03:42:22 GMT


Talking about the future "Hulk" franchise, Edward Norton, the lead star of "The Incredible Hulk", revealed that he doesn't know whether he is going back to play Bruce Banner and his superhero alter ego. To MTV News, the co-star of Liv Tyler fessed up that Marvel Studios have yet to give any sign that they want him to return as the raging green beast.

Sharing out on the uncertainty, Norton explained, "The minds of Marvel are sometimes opaque. I won't say [they're] obtuse, but I don't have any idea what they want to do." Furthermore, on the possibility of him starring as the superhero in Marvel's other project "The Avengers", he let out an equal skepticism insisting that he has no clue about Marvel's plans for him. "They've got this notion of collecting the Marvel characters," he added. "Who knows where they'll go?"
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Lindsay Lohan Punched a Paparazzo in the Nose


September 16, 2008 03:39:10 GMT


Lindsay Lohan attacked a photographer on her way to the Bowery Hotel in New York City on Sunday night, September 14 and her conduct was caught on camera. She was making her way into the hotel when mistakenly thought a member of the paparazzi had purposely tripped her and so gave him a punch on the nose.

Lindsay dressed in a gray hoodie and was talking on a cell phone when she suddenly stumbled on a metal barricade, reportedly set up to keep the shutterbugs at bay outside Marc Anthony's 40th birthday bash, held on the same hot spot. It was claimed that she mistakenly thought a member of the paparazzi had purposely tripped her and so quickly turned around and punched him in the nose. "Oh my God, I just hit a paparazzi," Lindsay reportedly was overheard telling the person on the other end of the line as she rushed into the building.
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Britney Spears to Release Upcoming LP on Her Birthday


September 16, 2008 03:07:28 GMT


Britney Spears' label, Jive/Zomba, recently release a statement saying that the pop princess will drop her sixth studio album on her 27th birthday, December 2. Titled "Circus", Britney's forthcoming record will follow-up her 2007 set "Blackout" and mark her greatest musical comeback.

Speaking of her project, the label company explains that the first single from the album is named "Womanizer" and the tune is confirmed to be released on September 22. Furthermore, Keri Hilson, one of her songwriters suggests the singer to "dig a little deeper" in her new materials and be "a little more real and organic."
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Clips From 'Smallville' Episode 8.01: Odyssey

September 16, 2008 03:04:41 GMT


The CW have given several clips as a sneak peek to the new season of "Smallville". After the collapse of the Fortress of Solitude, Justice League travel to the Arctic to come looking for Clark who is now powerless due to the incident. Meanwhile, Chloe becomes the target of a group that discovers her special ability.

The eight season will start airing on the network on Thursday, September 18 with an episode called "Odyssey". It would be the first time that the show misses its two original cast, Kristin Kreuk aka Lana Lang and Michael Rosenbaum who plays Lex Luthor.
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'Twilight' New Scenes Visualizing the Cullens' Back Story


September 16, 2008 02:45:50 GMT


Providing more details to the extra scenes shot a while back, "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kellan Lutz open up to MTV News and confirm that the reshoots are indeed flashbacks. At 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, they noted that the scenes will help to explain the background story of the Cullen family.

About it, Pattison revealed, "The reshoots are basically flashbacks that can go [along with] big voiceovers. Well, not voiceovers, but big scenes that give the exposition and back story of the Cullens." Giving out more, Lutz confessed that it is the visualization of the old peace treaty made by a family of vampires and the Quileute Indian tribe saying, "It's more about the treaty, and really summarizing what that really is."
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Dita Von Teese Turns Sexy Scientist in New Wonderbra Commercial, the Video

September 16, 2008 02:25:11 GMT


Having her new Wonderbra line hits the stores across Europe on September 23, Dita Von Teese transforms from sexy scientist to a burlesque version of herself in the new Wonderbra commercial. The advertisement is in form of short flick and titled "The Science Of Sexy By Dita".

In the film, Dita plays the role of Heather, a blonde, committed but uninspired scientist who has been dreaming of being glamorous. She then by chance uncovers the "sexy" gene, which is a Wonderbra, and transforms into the burlesque version of herself. Celebrating her transformation, she dances around in her new "Wonderbra by Dita Von Teese" line.
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Ludacris Playing Professional Boxer in 'Undisputed' Music Video

September 16, 2008 02:23:22 GMT


In a preview of his "Undisputed" music video, Ludacris lands the part of a professional boxer, which is trained under the professional hand of former boxer champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. The video begins with a capture of Luda, having a rough rehearsal with Floyd and a 6-year-old boxer named Pretty Boy Bam Bam.

"Undisputed" is one of new materials that is confirmed to appear in Luda's sixth upcoming major studio album entitled "Theater of the Mind". Led by a Chris Brown-featuring song "What Them Girls Like", his effort is due to hit the market on November 11 under the courtesy of his own label Disturbing tha Peace (DTP) Records.
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Megan Fox Poses in Bikini for GQ Cover


September 16, 2008 02:20:32 GMT


Being considered as a sexy hottie, Megan Fox is heating up men's magazine GQ's October issue, posing in her bikini for its cover. The actress, who in April 2008 has been crowned as FHM's No. 1 Sexiest Woman in the World, shows off her curvy figure for the magazine's cover in black bikini, exposing part of her breasts.

The magazine's cover features her in thin make-up and crossing her tongue across her upper and lower teeth. "Megan Fox, Says What She Thinks and Does What She Wants," so read the headline that accompanied her picture.
News > Movie News

Three New Clips From 'Igor'


September 16, 2008 02:09:21 GMT


Before "Igor" hits the theaters this coming Friday, September 19, three brand new clips from the comedy animation have come out. One of the clips displays Igor in what seems to be a jacuzzi with one of the scientists having a small chat and enjoying a cocktail. The second clip presents Igor being praised as nice guy by Eva, while the last one shows the time Igor tells Eva to be evil and kill a fly. Still, instead of following his instruction, Eva releases the insect.

In the fairytale land of Malaria, Igors have been known to be the foolish and stupid henchmen of scientists assisting the great minds to make their best inventions. But, one particular Igor has a mind of his own. Having a Yes Master's degree and dreaming to be a scientist himself, Igor get his chance when his master kick him out a week before the annual Evil Science Fair. Determined to prove himself, he creates a ferocious monster. Still, his attempt turns out to be something he least expects.
 
 
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