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September 25, 2008

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Katie Price Flashes Her Bare Bottoms During Perfume Launch


September 25, 2008 09:52:33 GMT


Intending to launch her second fragrance "Besotted" in style, Katie Price is donning an underwear, giving people a peek of her bare bottoms. The busty model struck some raunchy poses for the photographers as she launched the scent at The Paper Club on London's Regent Street on Wednesday, September 24.

Katie thrilled onlookers as she attended the launch wearing a saucy white basque and thong. At one point she even deliberately swaying the lower part of her underwear, exposing her white thong. Katie's raunchy poses during the launch of her "Besotted" scent can be seen on Mail Online.
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Fergie and will.i.am Join Forces for Charity Theme Song


September 25, 2008 09:48:17 GMT


Two of Black Eyed Peas' members, will.i.am and Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie team up to record a charity anthem for "Global Call to Action Against Poverty" campaign. Called "In My Name", the tune is aimed at encouraging citizens as well as governments to stand up for the poor.

"Politicians promised in 2000 to halve poverty in 15 years," will.i.am shares his thought about the social problem. "They made this pledge in my name, now they must act to achieve it." Furthermore, other artists to join the charity program reportedly include Kristin Davis, John Legend, and Scarlett Johansson.
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'I Am Legend' Prequel Gets Thumbs Up


September 25, 2008 09:29:26 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures have finally confirmed that the prequel of "I Am Legend", "Untitled I Am Legend Prequel", is in the works. According to Variety, the studio have set the project in motion as the film's star Will Smith, who is returning as Dr. Robert Neville, and director Francis Lawrence are reportedly going to collaborate once again for the new project.

The script for the prequel will be penned by D.B. Weiss and is based on a detailed outline that was hatched over the past few months by Smith, Lawrence and producers, Akiva Goldsman and James Lassiter. It will center its story on the final days leading up to wiping up of the New York population by the man-made virus.
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Oasis to Give New Songs for Free

September 25, 2008 08:59:16 GMT


Oasis are confirmed to give away a new song called "I Believe It All", a song which is recorded during "Dig Out Your Soul" sessions but will not appear in the album. The Liam Gallagher-written tune will be given as a free download to fans who pre-order the band's forthcoming album from iTunes on the day of the album's release, October 6.

Besides that, fans who pre-order will also continue to receive the album track "Falling Down" as another bonus. Furthermore, the band's seventh upcoming major studio album will be available in a cheaper version, which can be purchased in a low price of 5 pounds. Meanwhile, the full version, which features a half-hour documentary, costs 7.99 pounds per CD.
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Sneak Preview of Episode 5.02 From 'CSI: NY'


September 25, 2008 08:54:16 GMT


Having premiered season five of "CSI: NY" on Wednesday, September 24, CBS move on by previewing the next episode of the crime drama series. The short snippet of episode 5.02 teases the performance of musical guest star Maroon 5 and the problem the forensic team have to solve next time.

Entitled "Page Turner", the episode will tell the story when the Grammy Award-winning pop rock band are performing in front of their 50,000 devoted fans. What supposed to be a great time for the fans turns horrific when all of them are said to be facing a deathly future in 24 hours. Now, it is all up to Mac and his forensic team to find out what went wrong before thousands lay lifeless six feet under.
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Olsen Twins to Launch Shoe Collection

September 25, 2008 08:32:17 GMT


Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen are expanding their fashion empire with a new collection of shoe. The twins have reached an exclusive shoe license agreement with Steven Madden, Ltd. to launch their own range of footwear, which will be named after their fashion label, Elizabeth and James.

Speaking about the partnership with the iconic U.S. shoe brand, Ashley explained in a statement, "Mary-Kate and I found Steve Madden to truly understand our design philosophy and how we want this brand to grow over the coming years. They have the resources and talent to help execute our vision for the Elizabeth and James brand." Mary-Kate, meanwhile, added "We are excited to partner with Steve Madden to create the new Elizabeth and James footwear line. With their proven experience in all aspects of design, production and distribution, we intend to take the contemporary shoe market to a new level."
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'Melrose Place' Spin-Off in Consideration


September 25, 2008 07:59:08 GMT


Stemming on the trend of refurbishing old shows and put them in a new package, there's a talk that '90s hit drama "Melrose Place" will be brought back on small screen. Its former star Lisa Rinna told E!'s Marc Malkin that there is a possibility the show will be developed by The CW.

"I've heard a rumor of them bringing back the show like they did 90210," Rinna said at TV Guide's post-Emmy party. "I heard that it's somewhere at the CW." When asked further on how far she will participate, Rinna said that she would reprise her role as Taylor McBride "in a heartbeat".
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Ricky Gervais Possibly Hosting 81st Academy Awards

September 25, 2008 07:42:42 GMT


Rumor has it Ricky Gervais may be the host of the 81st Annual Academy Awards. According to EW's Hollywood Insider, the English comedian who made his break in the entertainment industry through BBC Two television series "The Office" has been considered for the coveted role after his hilarious skit during the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 21.

About the speculation, a source close to the comedian simply said, "The buzz around town is that Ricky should host the Oscars." If the 47-year-old lead actor in "Ghost Town" were chosen to host the special event, he will be adding his name to the long list of Oscar hosts that include Jon Stewart, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock, Billy Crystal, Steve Martin and Whoopi Goldberg.
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Video Premiere: Ice Cube's 'Why Me?' Feat. Musiq Soulchild


September 25, 2008 07:38:36 GMT


Rapper Ice Cube has premiered a music video in support of his latest single, "Why Me?". Featuring Musiq Soulchild as a guest performer, the song appears in Cube's eight major studio effort called "Raw Footage", which has been available on sale since August.

The music video itself tackles subjects with heavy social importance about the murder of innocent people in inner-city of America. Most of the scenes carry mournful theme about how it feels when someone close to them dies. Tears are shown running down from some people who make cameo appearances in the video, marking their deep sadness.
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Sarah Palin Expected to Appear on 'Saturday Night Live'


September 25, 2008 07:19:13 GMT


There is a possibility that Republican Vice-President candidate Sarah Palin will make an appearance on "Saturday Night Live". OK! magazine quoted some sources as saying that Palin will get a chance on a revenge to comedian Tina Fey.

The long-running sketch comedy show opened its 34th season on September 13 with a performance by Fey and Amy Poehler, the former who parodied the senator and the latter who spoofed Hilary Clinton. The presidential hopeful is now said to be in consideration to have a surprise pop-in, but no clue yet on when her episode will be aired. Her security reportedly has on Wednesday, September 24 done a "thorough walk-through of the Rockefeller Center studio" where the shooting will take place.
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More In-Action Pics of 'Quantum of Solace'

September 25, 2008 06:57:27 GMT


In anticipation of "Quantum of Solace" release, a series of fresh photos have been brought forward. Posted by Coming Soon, the pics display several still action sequences. Three out of the five stills are focused on Daniel Craig as the agent 007 and Olga Kurylenko as Camille in action, while the remaining two expose a car sequence and a still where Bond and Camille walk side-by-side beside a ruined structure.

One of the Craig's photos put on the news photo displays bloodied and grubby Bond holding his gun straight in front of him, aiming at an unseen target, while the other one presents him maneuvering a speeding boat. Apart from the Bond pictures, another still let out Camille laying down on the floor while defending herself with a gun.
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Jonas Brothers' Performance on 'Dancing with the Stars', the Video


September 25, 2008 06:51:43 GMT


Jonas Brothers appear on the result show of "Dancing with the Stars" first episode from its season seven, which is aired on September 24. The teen trio perform the latest single "Lovebug" from their third major studio album, "A Little Bit Longer", which has been dropped to the market since August.

While sitting on a low platform, Nick Jonas strums his guitar and sings along with the band's other members, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas. Also, Joe even dances in the middle of the song for a few beats with two dancers. Another guest performer singing on the ABC's reality TV show is Jesse McCartney.
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Nicky Hilton and Boyfriend David Katzenberg Planning Winter Wedding

September 25, 2008 06:51:05 GMT


Having been together since 2006, Nicky Hilton and boyfriend David Katzenberg are planning a winter wedding, according to Star magazine. A source told the magazine, the pair "are thinking about a December or January wedding."

Nicky and David, who were overheard discussing their marriage plans earlier this month at a Los Angeles restaurant, are said to be hoping to hold their wedding "after the Christian and Jewish holidays." Exact date and venue of the planned wedding remain unknown and there has yet official confirmation from the couple.
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Second Trailer of 'W' Reveals More of Its Satirical Side

September 25, 2008 06:24:37 GMT


The brand new trailer of Oliver Stone's "W" has been released. Still focusing on the titular character, George W. Bush, the footage opens with a question from a female journalist about the place Bush sees himself in the history which is met with a rather comedic answer from the 43rd U.S. President, "In history? In history, we'd all be dead." Then, the video continues by presenting the events happening in Bush's life and during his presidency.

The overall compilation of clips in this second trailer also introduces the line-up supporting characters. It presents glimpses into the portrayal of George Bush Sr., Barbara Bush, Laura Bush, Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State General Colin Powell, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, by the strong cast ensemble from James Cromwell to Thandie Newton .
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Mariah Carey Signs On as Global Ambassador for Hunger Relief Charity

September 25, 2008 06:11:34 GMT


Agreeing to become the global ambassador for hunger relief charity Yum! Foundation's World Hunger Relief campaign, Mariah Carey is lending her celebrity status and music to help raise fund for the annual effort that aims to raise money for the United Nations World Food Program and bring an end to starvation around the world. She will be unveiled as the organization's new frontwoman on Thursday, September 25.

Her duties concerning her commitment to be involved with the organization include being featured on print ads promoting the cause. Her black-and-white print ad for Yum's World Hunger Relief campaign, already on the net, shows her pictured alongside four young children. The poster bears the tagline that read, "The change from hunger to hope starts with you" and will be featured in more than 100 countries and 36,000 franchises of Yum.
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Disneyland Warns Fans of Ticket-Scalpers to Miley Cyrus' Sweet 16


September 25, 2008 05:14:00 GMT


Tickets to the highly anticipated Miley Cyrus' 16th birthday were sold out almost immediately after announcement was made about the celebration in late August 2008, but Disneyland has warned ticket-buyers that there might be scalpers who're trying to sell tickets up for sale on eBay with much higher prices. The theme park issued a warning to prevent fans from buying tickets from those scalpers and has put in effect strict anti-scalping procedures designed to prevent reselling of tickets at any online auction sites.

Initially there were 5,000 tickets provided for the so-called "Miley's Sweet 16 - Share the Celebration", which will be held at California's Disneyland on October 5 this year. Each of the tickets costs $250. However, Disneyland has found out that there are some people trying to resell their tickets on eBay with prices starting at $500 each.
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Video Premiere: Blake Shelton's 'She Wouldn't Be Gone'


September 25, 2008 05:06:13 GMT


A music video in an attempt to promote Blake Shelton's new song, "She Wouldn't Be Gone", has just been dropped. Mostly talking about the regret and consequences of a clueless love relationship, the tune peaked at number 34 in Billboard Country Singles chart.

While his fourth album is still on the way, the country music singer announces that he will embark on his first tour together with Miranda Lambert. The tour is scheduled to kick off on October 3 at Virginia State Fair in Richmond and will include an appearance on October 24 at Lacrosse's Lacrosse Center.
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More Details on 'Twilight' Reshoots


September 25, 2008 05:00:01 GMT


New details of the "Twilight" reshoots have been unearthed at the party to celebrate the Young Hollywood issue of Teen Vogue magazine and it appears that some of the shoots were done due to weather issues. To MTV, Nikki Reed and Taylor Lautner discussed bits of details that they can share out.

Talking about the top-secret shoots, Reed who plays Rosalie Hale in the film carefully hinted on the reason behind the reshooting of several scenes. "What are we allowed to say?" she said. "I think all we can say is, there were a few days when there were some weather issues [during the original shoot earlier this year] and some time issues, and a few things that could have been done better. And they were."
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Preview of 'The Mentalist' 1.02: Red Hair and Silver Tape

September 25, 2008 04:32:12 GMT


A preview for the second episode of CBS' new show "The Mentalist" is available. The crime drama show that pulled in an impressive 15.6 million viewers on the pilot episode on Tuesday, September 23, will be back in investigation on September 30 with the episode called "Red Hair and Silver Tape"

This time, Teresa Lisbon, played by Robin Tunney, will face a case where a young waitress is killed in the Napa Valley. California Bureau Investigation (CBI) agent Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) is called in and goes undercover using Grace Van Pelt (Amanda Righetti) as a bait.
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Rachel McAdams for 'Sherlock Holmes' Lead, Oprah Winfrey for 'The Princess and the Frog'

September 25, 2008 04:16:02 GMT


The latest casting news from Hollywood has put Rachel McAdams in the shoes of "Sherlock Holmes" leading lady. Though details about her character has yet to be shared, Access Hollywood reported that the 31-year-old actress has been signed to join Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Strong in the cast of the Guy Ritchie's modern version of the famed detective.

Allegedly, the official announcement of the "The Notebook" star's involvement will be outed at a press conference in London on Wednesday, October 1. In the meantime, McAdams will soon be seen starring in New Line Cinema's romantic drama "The Time Traveler's Wife", which is due November 1, 2008, and in Universal Pictures crime thriller "State of Play" which is slated for April 17, 2009 release.
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Clay Aiken Blogs About Fans' Support Over His Gay Revelation


September 25, 2008 04:15:50 GMT


People magazine's latest cover story about Clay Aiken confirming he's gay has been on newsstands and people are quick to react, mostly in positive ways, prompting the singer to express his gratitude for their outpouring support. Thanking his fans for their supportive response, he wrote on his site's members-only message board that he's so proud of them all and feeling blessed to have them in his life.

Clay graced the cover of People magazine with his newborn son, Parker Foster Aiken, with the headline that read "Yes, I'm gay." The cover also quoted him as saying, "I cannot raise a child to lie or hide things." The cover was leaked prior to its official release which was on Wednesday, September 24.
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Beyonce Knowles Holds Back New Singles


September 25, 2008 03:56:16 GMT


Similar to Britney Spears, Beyonce Knowles reportedly decides to push back new songs from her upcoming album. "If I Were a Boy" and "Single Ladies" were planned to hit the airplay on October 7 but it will not come out until October 14.

While Britney reportedly resets her "Womanizer" release schedule due to unfinished material, Beyonce is rumored to decide the delay because her former band mate Michelle Williams (II) is reportedly unhappy to drop her "Unexpected" LP closer to the release date of the two Beyonce's tunes. No statement is available from the two singers concerning the gossip.
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On-the-Set Videos of 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'


September 25, 2008 03:43:41 GMT


On Tuesday, September 23, Entertainment Tonight and The Insider have aired an exclusive look at "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and now the on-the-set videos have come out. Presenting fans with many of the sequel's behind the scene footages while the cast and crew are filming at Holloman Air Force Base and White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the video let out some of the actions as well as the explosions on the set.

The videos which have been combined in one YouTube player below also display the interviews with several of the main cast, Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel and Tyrese Gibson, as well as with the director of this action fantasy film himself, Michael Bay. In the footage, it can be seen that LaBeouf gives out his comment about this forthcoming film to ET's Mark Steines saying, "I would say this is the craziest action I've ever been a part of. Just pound-to-pound footage of the stuff we've seen back - the content is massive!"
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Preview of 'Samantha Who?' 2.01: So I Think I Can Dance

September 25, 2008 03:40:06 GMT


A piece of the new season of ABC's "Samantha Who?" has been previewed through a promotional clip. The second season will enter with an episode called "So I Think I Can Dance" on Monday, October 13.

Apt to its episode title, Samantha assisted by her mother, will join a dance competition in order to beat Regina's enemy, Paula Drake, an infamous character played by Cybill Shepherd. Sam, before the amnesia was a keen dancer, but the "new" her is unable to keep up with the pace. Meanwhile, Sam is also moving from her parent's house to her old place, but her ex Todd is having trouble finding his own apartment.
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Kanye West Changes Release Date for '808's and Heartbreak'

September 25, 2008 03:16:53 GMT


Rap mogul Kanye West announces via his official website that he decides to move up the release date of his upcoming "808's & Heartbreak". His fourth major studio effort was originally due to come out on December 19 but it is then reset to hit the market sometime in November. "I changed my album to November something cause I finished the album and I felt like it ... I want y'all to hear it as soon as possible," he wrote.

The change decision has made some claims that Kanye actually tries to avoid another sale showdown with 50 Cent, who plans to launch his fourth studio album, "Before I self Destruct", on December 9. Last year both rappers had entered a battle with their respective efforts. At that time, 50 vowed to quit music if he did not sell more records in the first week of release than Kanye. However, during their first face-off in September, 50's "Curtis" was outsold by Kanye's "Graduation".
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'Cars 2' Bumped to 2011

September 25, 2008 03:07:15 GMT


"Cars 2" will be arriving sooner than its original schedule. At the Walt Disney Studio Showcase at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday, September 24, Disney Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter has come out with a statement that the "Cars" sequel which has "Ratatouille" producer Brad Lewis attached as director has been pushed forward from its 2012 date to 2011.

Aside from announcing the new release plan, the director/writer for the first animated movie about the hotshot rookie race car finding the true meaning of life also shared that the second movie has been inspired by his experiences traveling the world for "Cars" publicity. Hence, in the new film, Mater the red tow truck will get his passport and join Lightning McQueen in a new adventure that put them in weird traffic situations and with strange foreign automobiles around the globe.
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Natalie Portman and Devendra Banhart Split

September 25, 2008 03:06:45 GMT


The love relationship of Natalie Portman and Devendra Banhart ends. The couple have split up, a source confirmed to People. No statement has been released by either parties or their people. It is also not known on what prompted their break up.

Meanwhile, a source close to Devendra has confirmed the couple are no longer together, telling In Touch Weekly, "Yes, they have broken up." A friend of the folk-rock singer was quoted by the publication as saying, "Natalie and Devendra will remain friends but need some space and time away."
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A Sneak Peek to 'Gossip Girl' 2.05: The Serena Also Rises

September 25, 2008 02:42:34 GMT


The CW have given a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of "Gossip Girl". The clip is taken from the scene between Dan and Chuck in the episode 2.05 which is titled "The Serena Also Rises" and will be airing on Monday, September 29.

Dan comes to Chuck's place in an attempt to befriend him. Chuck has his doubts about Dan's motivation but decides to give him a chance at ease. Hanging out with the cynical and morally bankrupt boy, Dan learns the hard way of walking on the dark side.
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Johnny Depp Officially Aboard 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'The Lone Ranger'


September 25, 2008 02:36:42 GMT


Johnny Depp has signed on what seems to be a multi-picture deal with Walt Disney Pictures. On Wednesday, September 24, at the Walt Disney Studios Showcase in Kodak Theater in Hollywood, it is revealed that the Academy Award-nominated actor will be collaborating with the mouse house in their three future projects, "Alice in Wonderland", "The Lone Ranger" and "Pirates of the Caribbean 4".

Through the studio's presentation, the 45-year-old has been outed as the erratic Mad Hatter in "Alice", the upcoming adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, as well as the native American assistant of a masked Old West Texas Ranger, Tonto, in Jerry Bruckheimer-produced "Ranger". Adding to the fans excitement, Disney's Dick Cook also mentioned that the fourth "Pirates" movie is in the works hinting that Depp will once again pick up his Jack Sparrow role.
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Miley Cyrus and Justin Gaston at The Pussycat Dolls' Show


September 25, 2008 02:19:34 GMT


Talks of Miley Cyrus and Justin Gaston dating are getting louder as they were seen having another excursion, attending The Pussycat Dolls' show at the Hollywood and Highland Center on Tuesday evening, September 23. And while both of them have been keeping their lips sealed on a possible romance, rumor has it, they're getting serious.

Miley and Justin were caught on camera as they were making their way out of a black ride to head to the Hollywood and Highland Center to attend the concert. Both of them kept their outing casual, with the Disney starlet was seen wearing a black tank top, dark jeans, and a pair of red boots. She also wore a headband, huge sunglasses, and brought a black bag.
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Confirmed, Britney Spears to Perform 'Womanizer' in 'The X Factor'

September 25, 2008 02:19:29 GMT


Simon Cowell recently confirms that Britney Spears will appear in "The X Factor" to sing her eagerly-anticipated comeback single, "Womanizer". The reality TV show's judge says, "We have the number one show in England. It's the best show for her to perform on. We're absolutely thrilled to have her."

"Everyone wants to work with her because she's a star. She's the number one booking in the world at the moment for a show ... The fact that she goes a bit crazy occasionally makes her more interesting," Simon explains in a further statement about his excitement referring to the upcoming show. "And, if she wants to shave her head before she comes on the show, she's welcome to. I don't care."
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Caught in the Act, Drew Barrymore in 'Full-On Make-Out Session' with Ed Westwick


September 25, 2008 02:14:40 GMT


Ignoring their 12-year age gap, Drew Barrymore and Ed Westwick apparently are hot new couple as they've been caught in the act in "full-on make-out session" at a rock concert in New York City late Tuesday, September 23. The pair were photographed kissing passionately at the Kings of Leon concert at Webster Hall in Manhattan as the music act sang their song "Sex on Fire".

Ed's "Gossip Girl" co-star Chace Crawford was also seen in the V.I.P. area at Webster Hall, but that didn't stop Drew and Ed to continue having another public display of affection (PDA) as they later that night were seen heading to the after-party at Bowery Electric. Picture of them "in a full-on make-out session" has been all over the net.
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Development of 'National Treasure 3' Confirmed


September 25, 2008 01:49:00 GMT


The buzz circulating around the making of "National Treasure 3" is no longer a mere speculation. IESB reported earlier that producer Jerry Bruckheimer, "National Treasure" star Nicolas Cage and Disney's Dick Cook have come out to confirm the development of the second sequel of the Walt Disney Pictures adventure franchise.

Though announcing that the third installment is indeed on the work, the threesome do not share out any official release date. However, words are this proposed flick may head to the theaters sometime during the holiday season of 2010. Previously, speculations over the third installment have been circulating around where the film will take place, one of which suggested New Orleans. Still, there is yet verification on the matter.
 
 
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