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September 20, 2008

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Four Clips From 'House M.D.' 5.02: Not Cancer

September 20, 2008 07:59:23 GMT

Four clips from the upcoming episode of "House M.D." are available in courtesy of Fox. The September 23 episode of the medical comedy series will be titled "Not Cancer", presenting a rare case where a donor's organs cause several sudden deaths of their recipients.

The first and fourth clips show House dealing with the patients who survive from death after receiving an organ from a donor who has caused several deaths to others. Second and third clip show House hiring private detective to investigate and watch on his team and Wilson's move. Wilson announced his departure from the hospital in the beginning of the new season, and House is still unable to accept his decision.
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Madonna Falls On-Stage, the Video

September 20, 2008 07:57:53 GMT

Pop superstar Madonna took a stumble on-stage during a performance in Lisbon on her "Sticky and Sweet" tour. Her fall was captured on mobile phone footage which is posted on YouTube.

Madonna was seen in the footage wearing a skin-tight black pantsuit and a pair of heels. She was shown grinding her pelvis into a guitar and a speaker. At one point she even attempted to strut across the stage while kept playing her guitar. Stopping at the front part of the stage, she stopped and jumped. It was during her second jump that she suddenly fell backward on her bottom, with her feet up in the air.
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Zac Efron Refuses to Build Career in Music Industry

September 20, 2008 07:31:35 GMT

Actor Zac Efron says that he will not try his hands at the music industry. "Never," he says when asked if he considers to be a solo singer by releasing a debut album. In a further explanation, Zac reveals his reluctance saying, "I don't think I could contribute something to the industry that wouldn't be something you've seen before."

Zac became popular among young audiences after he appeared in 2006 Disney Channel Original Movie "High School Musical". He teams up with girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens and Drew Seeley in a single, called "Start of Something New" for the TV movie.
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Master P Launches Clothing Line for Plus-Sizes Women

September 20, 2008 07:18:21 GMT

Revealing his intention to venture into business other than music by changing his stage name to P. Miller last month, Master P has announced the launch of a new women and girls clothing line called "Miller Peaches" which is specially dedicated to plus-sizes women. In companion to the line's debut, he also announces a nationwide search for a spokesmodel for the brand.

"Miller Peaches" clothing line specializes in stretch denim for those with curvier physiques. It combines designer style with great value and is targeted at young women from various backgrounds. The line will retail for anywhere between $10 to $20.
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'Fantastic Four 3' Gets Grimmer and Grimmer

September 20, 2008 07:08:41 GMT

Hope for the development of "Fantastic Four 3" has once again being put out. Taking his turn to comment on the possibility of "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" sequel being materialized, Michael Chiklis pointed out even further to MTV News suggesting that the movie project may not see the light after all.

"No one's really given it the kibosh to me, but the silence has been deafening. The fact that no one's mentioned it or asked a question says that, more than likely, that's not going to happen," he noted. "I know that both of them were tremendously successful from a box office standpoint, but we've all moved on into other areas and other films."
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Seven Clips Introducing 'Little Britain USA' Characters

September 20, 2008 06:45:19 GMT

Weighing on the success of "Little Britain" in U.K., comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams develop the sketch comedy for its US version and name it "Little Britain USA". The first season will kick off Sunday, September 28 on HBO at 10:30 P.M. and seven clips have been released to give introduction to the characters.

With the tag "Bringing Class, Culture and Dignity to USA", the States version will also see Lucas and Walliams portraying various different characters in new sketches along with new characters. American celebrities slated to make guest appearances are Vivica A. Fox, Paul Rudd, Sting, Rosie O'Donnell, and Sarah Chalke among others.
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'Dragonball' Sees an Eight-Foot Monster

September 20, 2008 06:25:18 GMT

Apart from all its regular characters, Japanese manga live-action adaptation "Dragonball Evolution" is going to have one interesting monster. Talking to MTV News about the forthcoming movie, the film's star Emmy Rossum lays open that the flick will have one very tall monster. "It's actually a very tall man - an 8-foot man," she explained.

Despite uncovering the fact, the starlet insisted that she couldn't discuss further about it saying, "It's based on something else from the..You know, I can't really say anything else." Beside this monster issue, she also slammed down the speculation hinting that the project is in jeopardy of being canceled. "Oh, no. I really doubt that's possible," disclosed Rossum. "That's not going to happen."
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Led Zeppelin to Reunite With New Singer

September 20, 2008 06:21:59 GMT

Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Jason Bonham reportedly give their frontman Robert Plant an ultimatum, saying that if he refuses to re-join Led Zeppelin on their comeback tour, he will then be replaced by a new singer. "They will be finalizing plans for shows over the next couple of months and will tell Robert that if he doesn't want to be involved they will go ahead without him," a source says.

Speaking of the possible reunion, the source reveals that the three members of the band "are determined a tour will go ahead next year" and there's an American guy who has been standing in for Robert regularly and doing a great job. The source close to the band states, "They've been rehearsing frequently in London and the band is really gelling."
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Lily Cole Poses Nude for French Playboy, Sparks Controversy

September 20, 2008 05:50:39 GMT

English model and actress Lily Cole is baring all in French edition of Playboy magazine. The 20-year-old beauty is photographed in 14 pages and on the front cover of the men's publication.

Lily poses for a shoot inspired by the cover of French musician Serge Gainsbourg's 1971 album "Histoire de Melody Nelson" for the magazine's cover shoot. She is photographed holding a teddy bear, wearing nothing but a pair of white socks. Her 14 pages of pictures inside haven't been disclosed.
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Mark Wahlberg's Fiancee Rhea Durham Gives Birth to Baby Boy

September 20, 2008 04:45:39 GMT

Rhea Durham, the fiancee of actor Mark Wahlberg, has given birth to their third child together Tuesday, September 16 in Los Angeles, US Weekly reports. No further details of the newborn baby boy, including a name, have been released. He joins the couple's two other children; son Michael and daughter Ella Rae.

Rumors of a pregnancy began sparking in early April this year. Mark and Rhea remained mum until he took the initiative, confirming her pregnancy and the baby's sex in June.
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Frank Miller Gives Update on 'Sin City 2'

September 20, 2008 04:44:25 GMT

While Frank Miller was in Rome to introduce Will Eisner's comic strip adaptation "The Spirit", he got the chance to speak out a little bit about his other project "Sin City 2". Though refusing to spoil any details on the "Sin City" sequel, he revealed to BadTaste.it that the project is close to be started.

In a Q&A session, he said, "I cant' talk about my projects, because I don't believe a movie is real until I see the title on the screen. There are many things that can go wrong." He then added, "But I can tell you that I'm very close to begin Sin City 2 with Robert Rodriguez. We have to arrange a few things and we'll be back in action."
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Previews of 'Prison Break' 4.05: Safe and Sound

September 20, 2008 04:38:03 GMT

Fox have provided two previews to the new episode of "Prison Break" season 4. The fifth episode called "Safe and Sound" will see Wyatt coming to kill Michael and Sara and also Agent Self getting involved in the action.

Meanwhile, the search for the card continues. This time, Michael and Lincoln are drawn to the Treasury Department when hunting for the next key card holder. The episode will air on Fox on Monday, September 22 at 9:00 P.M.
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Jonas Brothers Playing Nerds in 'Lovebug' Music Video

September 20, 2008 04:21:42 GMT

Jonas Brothers are seen making nerd appearances in "Lovebug" music video. While his other two brothers don bright yellow and blue shirts, Joe Jonas on the other hand wears a dark brown sleeveless sweater and bookworm glasses.

Also joining them on the video set in San Pedro, California is beautiful actress Camilla Belle. Her appearance has made some strong speculation that she will play a cameo in the video.
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'Tintin' Gets No Financial Greenlight From Universal

September 20, 2008 04:09:07 GMT

Universal Pictures have backed out from their plan to finance "Tintin" trilogy. L.A. Times reported that the studio have recoiled from the Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's proposed 3-D animated films after Spielberg and Jackson submitted a final budget tally of $130 million.

The rejection of Universal forces the director duo to find another financial partner because Paramount Pictures, with which Spielberg has been developing the project, only agreed to finance half the trilogy. The decision to decline "Tintin" funding is said to be possibly caused by today's tough economic climate, stressing that it had nothing to do with the content of the films or the filmmaker duo.
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Selena Gomez Isn't Going to Act in 'Sex and the City' Prequel

September 20, 2008 03:53:16 GMT

Young and famous, Selena Gomez has ruled out the possibility of her starring in a film or TV series prequel to Emmy and Golden Globe award winning TV series "Sex and the City." Reasoning that she's too young to star in such film, she insists she isn't enthused by the prospect of acting in any possible prequel.

Earlier this week, HarperCollins announced that author and columnist Candace Bushnell, whose sex column was turned into a book, "Sex and the City," which became the basis of the popular TV series of the same name, signed a deal to write two young-adult novels focusing on the series' main character Carrie Bradshaw's high school years. The two novels are likely to be adopted for a TV series or a movie, it has been reported.
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New Sister for Stella in 'How I Met Your Mother'

September 20, 2008 03:47:57 GMT

There will be a new sister for Sarah Chalke's character in "How I Met Your Mother". EW's Ausiello Files revealed exclusively that 29-year-old actress Danneel Harris will be in replacement of 20-year-old original cast Sara Paxton as Nora in the new season of the CBS show.

The show's producers, Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, feel the need of an older actress to portray Stella's sister. However, Paxton will not be left out from the show, but will be given "another role" instead, an insider revealed. Furthermore, it is speculated that Nora's role will be in a wedding. Harris, who played bad girl Rachel Gatina in "One Tree Hill", will have her episode aired in November.
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Battle Scene in 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' Omitted to Avoid Repetition

September 20, 2008 03:28:10 GMT

While conducting interviews for his new film "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas", producer David Heyman has offered some reasons and explanations to answer several "Harry Potter" fan sites' questions over "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Through it, it is revealed that the battle at Hogwarts and Dumbledore's funeral have to be eliminated to avoid repetition as well as provide the right ending to this sixth film.

Explaining his reason for the battle omission to Snitch Seeker, the filmmaker spelled out, "The reason why we left out the Battle at Hogwarts is because we have a battle at Hogwarts in the Seventh film and we are avoiding repetition." He then added on Dumbledore's funeral scene, "Dumbledore's funeral was something that I really loved and is a fantastic part of the book and part of me would have loved it in the film. But we decided that while we loved it that what we came up with was the right ending for the film that we had made."
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Ashanti to Scoop Unreleased Songs in 'The Vault'

September 20, 2008 03:26:57 GMT

Ashanti is confirmed to compile her 12 never-before-heard vocal recordings in a new album called "The Vault". Her recording label, AJM Records, reveal that her upcoming studio album will be released on October 14 and the materials in the effort will carry singles that she has penned since 2001 when she signed exclusively to AJM.

Furthermore, the recording company says that her vocals will be touched up by powerhouse producers, including 15-year-old Miguel "Migs" Baeza. In the album's lead single "Let's Do Something Crazy", Migs brings out rapper Flo Rida to add a few verses.
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Two New Clips From 'Gossip Girl' 2.04: The Ex-Files

September 20, 2008 03:02:29 GMT

Two brand new clips from the upcoming episode of "Gossip Girl" have been given. The first excerpt from "The Ex-Files" sees a conversation between Dan (Penn Badgley) and Jenny (Taylor Momsen) in between classes while the other one shows Blair (Leighton Meester) who as requested by Serena (Blake Lively), bullying Amanda (guest star Laura-Leigh).

After her relationship with Dan has strained, Serena noticed that he is close to Amanda and seeks help from Blair to sabotage the relationship. The episode will also see Lily (Kelly Rutherford) finding herself attracted to her ex, Rufus (Matthew Settle). Meanwhile, Vanessa (Jessica Szohr) finds out a scandalous secret about Catherine (Madchen Amick).
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Stephen Chow Having Double Role in 'The Green Hornet'

September 20, 2008 02:49:29 GMT

The speculation about Stephen Chow taking the role of Kato in "The Green Hornet" has been confirmed. On Friday, September 19, Columbia Pictures have let out a press release announcing that the 46-year-old has been tapped to take the role once made famous by legendary Bruce Lee. What makes it even more interesting, the man behind hit action comedy "Kung Fu Hustle" has also joined the project as the helmer.

About his joining in the project, Chow commented, "I'm excited to be taking on The Green Hornet - obviously, I've been a huge fan of the show since I was a kid. The idea of stepping into Bruce Lee's shoes as Kato is both humbling and thrilling, and to get the chance to direct the project as my American movie debut is simply a dream come true. I'm grateful to my friends at Sony, who have shown so much faith in me for so many years. I'm looking forward to working with Seth [Rogen], Evan [Goldberg], Neal [Moritz], and the team at Sony, and I'm eager to get started."
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Paramore Working on 'Twilight' Theme Songs

September 20, 2008 02:27:13 GMT

Through their lead vocalist, Hayley Williams, Paramore announce that they are booked out to write songs for "Twilight" movie soundtrack. "Paramore is going to be a part of the soundtrack for motion picture Twilight!" Hayley says.

Hayley continues revealing that the pop punk band will write two singles, one of which is confirmed to be titled "Decode". She states, "'Decode' will be the lead single for the film and the band will be releasing a brand new music video this fall!"
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'Supernatural' 4.02 Preview: Are You There God?

September 20, 2008 02:27:13 GMT

The CW have provided the sneak peek and creator Eric Kripke's commentary of "Supernatural" 4.02. The episode called "Are You There God? It's Me, Dean Winchester" will air on the network on Thursday, September 25 at 9:00 P.M.

After returning from hell and surprised everybody in "Lazarus Rising", Dean is back on the mission of capturing the spirit with his brother Sam. This time, they have to face the spirits of Meg and Agent Henricksen who accuse the brothers of failing them. Sam and Dean have to also save Bobby who feels guilty to fight off the angry ghosts of the young children he couldn't save.
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Description of 'The Spirit' New Trailer and Four Scenes

September 20, 2008 02:10:47 GMT

BadTaste.it have got the chance to see a new trailer and several scenes from "The Spirit" which have been showed off when Frank Miller was in Rome to introduce the action adventure film. And, they have provided the written description on the footage noting that they hold never before seen scenes.

On the trailer, they started off writing that the footage begins with The Spirit voiceover followed by a clip where a woman helps Spirit and Scarlett Johansson's character saying, "we have to do something about Spirit." Then, there is a flashback showing younger Denny Colt with Sand Saref. The trailer tops with gunfight between police, Spirit and Octopus and ends with Spirit saying, "I'm on my way."
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Leighton Meester Named No. 1 Hottest Star on TV

September 20, 2008 02:09:19 GMT

Portraying the role of Blair Cornelia Waldorf, the main character of the "Gossip Girl" series, earns Leighton Meester not only fame, but also the predicate of Fall TV's Hottest Star. The small screen hottie has been chosen the first in a poll of Fall TV's Hottest Stars compiled by FHM Online.

"As bad girl Blair Waldorf in this year's breakout hit, Gossip Girl, Leighton Meester has stolen the spotlight with her mind-blowing good looks and amazing performance," FHM Online U.S. Editor JR Futrell said of her. "While you may not be hooked yet, Gossip Girl is one of the sexiest shows on TV, and Leighton is quickly becoming one Hollywood's fastest rising stars."
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Lindsay Lohan Set to Be a Guest Judge on 'Project Runway'

September 20, 2008 01:57:52 GMT

Lindsay Lohan lands a new project, a guest judge on U.S. TV style contest "Project Runway." She will sit in with show host Heidi Klum and designer Michael Kors on the series' sixth season premiere episode next year, Access Hollywood reports.

Lindsay, who has been in New York City recently shooting episodes of ABC's "Ugly Betty", reportedly has filmed the premiere episode on Thursday, September 18. Klum's singer hubby, Seal, confirmed to US Weekly at the 60th Anniversary of Israel "From Vision to Reality" event in Hollywood that the new season of "Project Runway" began filming Thursday. "She is filming tonight. She is working," he told the publication of his supermodel wife. "She is in the first day of Project Runway and they are behind, so she could not make it."
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Snippet of Britney Spears' New Song 'Womanizer'

September 20, 2008 01:45:51 GMT

Britney Spears' new song called "Womanizer" has been leaked. Raising a ton of doubt about its authenticity, the 37-second snippet shows off a bouncy dance track that features sexy lyrics, with the singer singing, "Boy don't try to front/I know just what gets you off".

The leaked song was actually set to hit the airplay on September 22, but it was briefly posted on the website of Nashville radio station before removed at the label's request. Furthermore, the tune is confirmed to appear on Britney's eagerly-anticipated effort "Circus", which is due for release on December 2 to coincide with her 27th birthday.