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October 09, 2008

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Marisa Miller Dons Skimpy Outfits in Harley Davidson Ad

October 09, 2008 09:50:13 GMT


Channeling her modeling skills as a catwalk hottie and one of Victoria's Secret's Angels, Marisa Miller is featured wearing skimpy outfits in a series of promotional ads for Harley Davidson's new V-Rod Muscle motorcycle. Starting from this Friday, October 10, Harley will launch the supermodel's ads, including video, wallpapers and downloadable photos promoting the new ride, which the company referred as "sporty, sleek bike that targets a younger, urban and affluent demographic."

"To represent such an iconic American brand is incredible," Miller said in a statement about becoming the model of the ad. "I have grown up watching my dad and uncle ride Harleys. It's amazing to circle back at this point in my career, and work with a brand I have so much respect for."
News > Movie News

Dominic Monaghan and Freddy Rodriguez Facing Deadly 'Fortuna'

October 09, 2008 09:34:04 GMT


The questions about where Dominic Monaghan and Freddy Rodriguez will go after Monaghan stars in "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and Rodriguez stars in "Grindhouse" now have been answered. According to The Hollywood Reporter, they both have signed on to join the cast of horror thriller "Fortuna". Together with "Fortuna" writer/director/actor Barthelemy Grossmann, they have been set up as desperate men who play a dangerous game named 'Fortuna' which contestants presumably can't survive.

This movie is set in 2100 where 'Fortuna' engulfs the world. When economy has collapsed and climate has been in crisis, the world now consists only of a few people living in very wealthy condition and some group of people living in severe poverty. In order to give splash of hope and prevent the revolt, a few prosperous people create 'Fortuna', a mysterious game from which one in a thousands wins a big payday and joins the prosperous group of people. Their hidden goal is that the game can reduce the poverty by 30% over 50 years; however, it comes with deadly cost.
News > Music News

Lil Jon Inks New Deal With Universal Republic


October 09, 2008 09:31:50 GMT


Lil Jon is confirmed to sign a deal with Universal Republic to release his forthcoming solo debut album. According to the label, the new deal includes a label imprint, a recording agreement, and a digital presence.

"Lil Jon is a larger than life figure who casts a giant shadow over every facet of the entertainment business," Monte Lipman, President and CEO of Universal Republic Records, says commenting on the agreement. "His name is synonymous with brand-building and we want him plugged into multiple Universal Republic platforms for maximum results. I view him as our Urban Music Czar. Now, if he'd only send me a couple of cases of that wine."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook's Divorce Finalized

October 09, 2008 09:12:55 GMT


The long divorce battle of Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook is over as a New York judge finalized the case last Friday, October 3. While report on that matter has just surfaced, the estranged couple was claimed to have resolved their divorce case back in July 2008.

Brinkey, who filed for divorce from Peter in September 2006 after 10 years of marriage, was granted sole custody of their two children, Jack, 13, and Sailor, 10. She, moreover, also retained all 18 properties in the Hamptons and agreed to pay Peter $2.1 million.
News > TV News

ABC Family Picks Up '10 Things I Hate About You' for TV Series


October 09, 2008 09:04:15 GMT


The 1999 American romantic comedy film, "10 Things I Hate About You" is picked up by ABC Family to be produced into TV series along with the comedy "Ruby and the Rockits". The American cable television network has announced that it will make two half-hour pilots of the two series to join the ABC Family program. Filming in Los Angeles, both pilots will go into production this fall.

The movie's director of "10 Things", Gil Junger, will also shoot the pilot, which is written and executive produced by Carter Covington. The series will focus more on sisters Kate and Bianca Stratford in facing their new high school environment. "10 Things" is based on the Heath Ledger romantic comedy film which was also starred by Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film itself was based on Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew".
News > Music News

Chester Bennington Sick, Linkin Park Cancel Upcoming Shows

October 09, 2008 08:57:03 GMT


Linkin Park decide to call off their live performance in Asia because Chester Bennington is suffering from back injury. "Linkin Park has been forced to cancel their upcoming Music For Relief Concerts in Mainland China, Macau and Taipei as lead vocalist Chester Bennington has sustained a back injury and is under doctor's orders to refrain from traveling or any physical activities," the band issue a statement on their official website.

The scheduled shows were supposed to be fund-raising concerts to help those affected by the earthquake that struck the Chinese province of Sichuan in last May. Regardless the scrapped shows, the band and the concert promoters have made a donation to compensate for the loss of money that should have been raised through ticket sales of the concert. "Thanks to generous donations from concert promoter Emma Ticketmaster and Linkin Park, funds will still be contributed to the band's nonprofit organization, Music for Relief, and matched by the World Bank," the band state.
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Sneak Peeking 'Private Practice' 2.03: Nothing to Talk About


October 09, 2008 08:51:01 GMT


A promotional video of "Private Practice" next episode called "Nothing to Talk About" has arrived. Teasing how the relationship between Addison and Kevin heats up, the snippet also gives out a glimpse when Addison realizes that Charlotte is trying to woo her to St. Ambrose Hospital with promises of surgeries.

Aside from the drama in Addison's life, episode 2.03 will also put Sam in questions over his ability to save Oceanside Wellness Centre from financial breakdown. At the same moment, Pete is going to deal with his firefighter patient who suffers an unusual form of post-traumatic stress disorder. In the meantime, Violet's life is put in danger when the son of one of her patients comes out to threaten her.
News > Music News

Ex-Gun N' Roses Members Forming New Supergroup


October 09, 2008 08:24:57 GMT


According to antiMusic, former members of Guns N' Roses have created a new supergroup. Named Guns of Destruction, the group will reportedly feature Steven Adler, Tracii Guns, as well as Chip Z'Nuff of Enuff Z'nuff.

Furthermore, the new band will make their first live appearance which will likely have some very special guest stars. The show will be held on November 19 at Hollywood's Key Club but none of the guest performers has been announced.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brooke Hogan Says No to Posing Nude for Playboy

October 09, 2008 08:22:48 GMT


Responding to earlier report that Brooke Hogan has been approached by Playboy magazine to flaunt her curvy figure for the publication, a representative for her has confirmed she turns down the offer. "Brooke just didn't feel that it was the right time," US Weekly quoted the representative as saying.

Though so, the representative said that Brooke isn't completely against posing naked for the popular men's magazine. "It's not out of the question for the future, but we'll have to see," the representative said in a statement.
News > Movie News

'Quantum of Solace' New Featurette Confirms the Return of Semi-Nude Ladies

October 09, 2008 08:04:34 GMT


Providing confirmation to the speculation on the return of James Bond's signature opening sequence in "Quantum of Solace", the official 007 blog has released a new featurette about the title sequence. In the form of crew files video, the footage focuses on the two title shoot directors, Ben Randatz and Tim Fisher and displays behind-the-scenes footage of the sequence filming.

In it, the director duo for design collective called MK12 revealed that they are co-directing the opening credits for the 22nd Bond movie. "What do you think about naked women and lasers? That's how we pitch every title design that our studio has ever done and then once that's knocked away, we try and get to something more practical," Fisher opens up in the beginning.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Fellow DJs Announce Hollywood Benefit Concert for DJ AM

October 09, 2008 07:58:58 GMT


riends of DJ AM are throwing a huge "welcome home" party for the celebrity disc jockey after he survived a tragic plane crash last month in South Carolina, announcing a benefit concert for people to attend. Mark Ronson, Steve Aoki, Danny Masterson and Mix Master Mike are just some of AM's friends confirmed to perform at the so-called "Welcome Home DJ AM" party, to be held October 14 at Avalon Hollywood.

In a statement to People magazine Wednesday, October 8, event organizers said AM has been "a close friend ... for many years," and the party is being organized not just as a fundraiser, but because his friends feel they "owe him a debt of gratitude that we can never repay, but we hope this helps just a bit." The organizers also added, "This a once in a lifetime event and we're proud to be a part of it."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Courteney Cox Comes Clean About Having Botox

October 09, 2008 07:16:20 GMT


Coming clean about her beauty secret, Courteney Cox has no hesitation to talk candidly that she once had Botox and hated it. She made the confession during an interview with Marie Claire magazine for its November issue.

"Botox? I think it's fantastic and also horrible," she openly expressed her opinion about the procedure that is very popular among nowadays Hollywood celebrities. "I mean, they've come up with this stuff that can make you not look angry. But you have to use it sparingly."
News > TV News

Preview of 'Dirty Sexy Money' 2.03: The Star Witness


October 09, 2008 07:06:24 GMT


Though the airing of the new episode of "Dirty Sexy Money" will be pushed back for two weeks, ABC have teased what to expect from episode 2.03 through a promotional video. In "The Star Witness" episode, Nick finds out that his estranged mother has become one of prosecutor Nola Lyons' witnesses on the murder case of Dutch George by Letitia.

Despite having to keep their affair a secret, Jeremy gives a nice surprise to Nola with a private concert by The Weepies. On the other story, while Patrick tries to clear his conscience about his wife's death, Tripp persuades him not to do so during a senatorial debate moderated by Dan Rather. Additionally, Brian makes a trip to Brazil in order to kidnap Brian Jr., and Simon and Karen are getting even closer to each other, completely clueless of one's intentions to the other.
News > Music News

Lil' Kim Gets Sued by Record Label

October 09, 2008 07:01:24 GMT


Rapper Lil' Kim has become a subject of a lawsuit which is filed by her recording company, Brookland Media, in Manhattan Supreme Court. In the legal document, the label claim that Kim refuses to continue making new musics for the label after her requests to change the terms of her contract are rejected.

The label say that they have paid Atlantic Records $200,000 to get the rapper out of her previous contract and have shelled out $240,000 to produce Kim's eight songs. However, instead of delivering all the recordings that their contract requires, Kim reportedly makes "outlandish" demands to have hip-hop stars Wyclef Jean and Akon added as producers for her album and won't enter the recording room until they have been signed as her collaborators.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Hilary Duff's Gay Speech PSA, the Video


October 09, 2008 06:01:44 GMT


Hilary Duff is lending her celebrity status to star in a new public service announcement (PSA) to teach teens the importance of denouncing anti-gay speech. The PSA, created in partnership with The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), also stars fellow actress Wanda Sykes.

The 30-second ad campaign features the use of the term "that's so gay", which is meant to help teenagers recognize that their anti-LGBT language, a common reference to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender/transsexual people, is harmful. The ad is done as part of ThinkB4YouSpeak, a new campaign from the GLSEN. In addition to the reported PSA, which video can be watched after this news, there are also some other PSAs featuring other celebrities that can be watched on ThinkB4YouSpeak.
News > Movie News

Ryan Gosling Eyed for 'Green Lantern' Role

October 09, 2008 05:11:45 GMT


Ryan Gosling may shed his image as independent movie star as he is considered to portray the pivotal role in "Green Lantern". Latino Review has uncovered that the 27-year-old actor has become the first choice of Warner Bros. Pictures to tackle the part of Hal Jordan/Green Lantern.

Jordan is the second generation test pilot who becomes a superhero after receiving a power ring from Abin Sur. The character has been illustrated as someone who was "utterly honest and born without fear" since the dying Abin Sur specifically used his ring to seek out an individual with that kind of potential to take his place as Green Lantern.
News > TV News

Meet the Characters of ABC's 'Life on Mars'


October 09, 2008 05:08:20 GMT


A surge of fresh cop drama series toped with a witty comedy will premiere tonight, October 9 in the form of "Life on Mars". Picked up by ABC, the show is adapted from the British television series of the same name, and the stellar cast behind the U.S. versions has just been given an introduction.

Harvey Keitel stars as Lt. Gene Hunt, a man who likes to throw his weight around and acts first and thinks later. This results in several punch-ups between him and main character Sam Tyler (Jason O'Mara) who believes in by-the-book policing. Michael Imperioli takes on the role of "ladies' man" of the station, Ray Carling while Gretchen Mol portrays Annie Norris, a CID Woman Detective Constable who shares a degree of attraction with Sam in the 1970s era.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paris Hilton Running for Fake President on FunnyOrDie, the Video

October 09, 2008 05:05:39 GMT


Embracing her best political sense, Paris Hilton is reaching out to FunnyOrDie to urge people to vote for her as she is running for fake president. The hotel heiress and socialite even gets some political advice from Martin Sheen, who played President Bartlet on NBC's long-running White House drama "The West Wing."

Shooting a scene for the video, posted on FunnyOrDie early Wednesday, October 8, Paris and Martin took their political talk to the kitchen. There they discussed several major fake issues, like what she called as "FoPo" which stands for Foreign Policy and the economy depression in the country.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Nas' 'Make the World Go Round'


October 09, 2008 04:44:37 GMT


A music video in support of Nas' new single called "Make the World Go Round" has been dropped. Filmed at Alife flagship store in Los Angeles, the video begins with a capture of the rapper walking into the store, where all of the clothing is placed behind glass like a museum. He then raps his verses while casually wandering in the venue.

"Make the World Go Round" is a song where Nas teams up with The Game and Chris Brown. The song is listed on his untitled ninth studio album, which has come out since July under the courtesy of Def Jam and Columbia Records.
News > Movie News

Sacha Baron Cohen, Potential Jack Sparrow's Brother in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4'

October 09, 2008 04:40:24 GMT


Words are Captain Jack Sparrow could be having a brother in "Pirates of the Caribbean 4". The latest report about the Walt Disney's future project from Cinema Blend has picked up the newest rumor from the fourth "Pirates" flick, suggesting that either Sacha Baron Cohen of "Borat" or Russell Brand of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" may take on the possible role.

The speculation about the new character comes out as Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan, the lead characters played by Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley respectively, are out from "Pirates 4". Adding to the Cohen and Brand's rumor, it has also been said that Geoffrey Rush is planning to return as Captain Hector Barbossa.
News > Music News

Selena Gomez to Audition for Her Band Members


October 09, 2008 04:04:49 GMT


Selena Gomez gets close to her dream of forming a band. She says that she will hold an audition in an attempt to find her band mates. "We plan on holding auditions in Hollywood," the Disney stars says in a statement. "And in the meantime I will be in the studio recording some of the songs."

Speaking further about her project, Selena states that she is thrilled with the idea of creating a band. "As far as actual band members right now, we do not have any, but it is getting closer and closer and I am really excited to be in the studio," she adds.
News > Movie News

Photos Fest Coming Out From 'Max Payne'

October 09, 2008 03:49:44 GMT


The 20th Century Fox have released a brand new series of "Max Payne" stills for fans' enjoyment. The fresh photos give out a closer look into some of the characters, including Mark Wahlberg's Max Payne, Mila Kunis' Mona Sax, Olga Kurylenko's Natasha, Amaury Nolasco's Jack Lupino, Chris O'Donnell's Jason Colvin, Ludacris' Jim Bravure and Nelly Furtado's Christa Balder.

The pictures also hint some plot spoilers, letting out parts of the flick's scenes, such as when Payne attempts to console Balder who is the wife of Max's slain ex-partner, when Payne confronts drug kingpin Lupino with Natasha holding on his hand and when Payne takes cover in a small hallway. Other than that, several of the images also present the winged demon from up close.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Selena Gomez Named Spokesperson for UNICEF's Trick-or-Treat Campaign

October 09, 2008 03:38:34 GMT


Young and famous, Selena Gomez is recruited as the new spokesperson for the 2008 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign, which will mark its 58th anniversary this month. The cause, which is aimed to encourage American children to help out other children around the world by collecting donations while making their yearly candy, is set to be held on October 31.

"I am extremely excited to be this year's Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF spokesperson," Gomez said in a statement. "I want to help encourage other kids to make a difference in the world and show them that Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is such a great, fun way to get involved."
News > Movie News

'Tom Thumb' Gonna Rock the Big Screen

October 09, 2008 03:37:05 GMT


"Tom Thumb" is springing up into the big screen. Warner Bros will produce the new 'Thumb' as live-action movie, although the character of Thumb will be brought to life with computer technology. This comedy-adventure will develop more on the heroism of the character than its original story.

"Enchanted" director Kevin Lima has been assigned by Warner Bros. to helm the project. The movie is originally adapted from a British legend dated back in the 1500s with the original screenplay penned by Robert Rodat, who has been buzzed for writing "Saving Private Ryan". Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce this movie via their Red Wagon banner, with Chris Chase sitting in the executive producer.
News > Music News

Led Zeppelin to Tour With Alter Bridge's Frontman


October 09, 2008 03:35:55 GMT


Despite Robert Plant's refusal, Led Zeppelin will still continue with their plan to hit the road. Twisted Sister's frontman Dee Snider tells MuchMoreMusic that the rockers will be touring with Alter Bridge's singer Myles R. Kennedy.

"They're saying [to Robert], 'We're all rehearsed, we're ready to go, here's a gazillion dollars on the table," Snider says. "If you don't do it, we're going out with this kid. And he can sing the shit out of Zeppelin.' And they're gonna, like, hope that Robert, at the last minute, will go, 'OK,' and step in, before having the lead singer of Alter Bridge out with John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Jason Bonham." There hasn't any statement from both Zeppelin and Kennedy's camps referring to the rumor.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Beyonce Knowles Breaks Silence on Top Secret Wedding to Jay-Z


October 09, 2008 03:27:31 GMT


Always avoiding to discuss her love life with the press, Beyonce Knowles finally breaks her silence on the top secret wedding she had with longtime boyfriend Jay-Z back on April 4, 2008. In an interview with Essence magazine for its November issue, she does share a little about her wedding day, telling the publication she and Jay-Z "always knew it would happen" for they've "been together a long time."

On having a small and intimate nuptials, Beyonce explained it was because she's not a "traditional" woman. Besides, the fact that she is a star and has been walking the red carpet, has made her unwilling of the drama for she's been on the spotlight for years. "It's been my day so many days already," she told the magazine.
News > TV News

Marvel Gathers 'Avengers' Cartoon Heroes for TV Series


October 09, 2008 03:19:10 GMT


Marvel Animation assembles "Avengers" for the TV series version. The studio is already beginning to produce the series that will air for broadcast in 2011 with the title "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes", based on the company's latest animated series.

The debut episode of "Avengers" TV series will be released at relatively the same time with "The First Avenger: Captain America" and "The Avengers", Marvel's upcoming live-action movies. Film Roman, the company behind "The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill" has been ordered to produce the 26-episodes for the first season.
News > TV News

Jason Priestley Makes a Return to '90210'


October 09, 2008 03:15:29 GMT


Good news comes in two for "90210" fans as it has been reported exclusively by Entertainment Weekly's Ausiello Files that another "Beverly Hills 90210" grad is participating in the spin-off. Jason Priestley, famous for his portrayal of Brandon Walsh aka the twin brother of Brenda will get his hands on the show. Brenda's depicter, Shannen Doherty, meanwhile, is also making a return.

The twist is, Priestley will not appear in front of the camera but rather will serve as a director. A source told EW that he will helm the 18th episode which will be aired in Spring. In the mean time, Doherty who has appeared in a couple of episodes this season, is "in talks" to have two more episodes later this season.
News > TV News

Two Sneak Peek Clips From 'Grey's Anatomy' 5.03: Here Comes the Flood

October 09, 2008 02:57:03 GMT


Before "Grey's Anatomy" new episode "Here Comes the Flood" airs on Thursday, October 9, night, ABC have let out two more sneak peeks of the 5.03 episode. One of the clips displays the sparking chemistry between Izzy and Alex in the elevator before water rushes into the elevator. The clip also reveals that though the hospital is flooded with water, the Chief refuses to shut it down.

The other clip lets out the moment Izzy finds out that Derek is planning to make an office out of her bedroom in Meredith's house. Infuriated by the fact, she goes into Alex's bedroom only to find him in bed with someone else. The snippet also gives out that Meredith is put in a difficult situation when she has to choose between keeping Alex and Izzy as her roommates or proving to Derek of her commitment.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Britney Spears Involved in Fender Bender, Continues Shopping

October 09, 2008 02:39:06 GMT


Britney Spears is adding one more case into her long list of car accidents as she was involved in another fender bender Wednesday afternoon, October 8 in West Hollywood. Fortunately there was no major damage to her car and everyone was okay.

Britney, according to reports, was in the back seat of her giant white Cadillac Escalade heading to vintage clothes store Wasteland on Melrose in West Hollywood for some fashion retail therapy when her driver backed into a paparazzo's car. The Escalade sported a pretty large dent on the left side of its back, but no one was hurt. TMZ, which broke the report, has the picture of the car's damage.
News > Music News

Beyonce Knowles' New Songs 'If I Were a Boy' and 'Single Ladies'


October 09, 2008 02:25:39 GMT


Two brand new singles from Beyonce Knowles have been premiered. "If I Were a Boy" is an up-tempo song which represents the fun side of her while "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" is a ballad tune who shows the singer in her serious mood.

Previously, Beyonce revealed that her upcoming album would present her most personal side and she dared to take risks on it. " ... I am in a different place right now, and I wanted people to see the many sides of me," she said. " ... I have taken risks here. I am not afraid. ... There is no label or tag on my sound. It's me, and I am so excited to share it with the world."
News > Movie News

Possible Construction Vehicles for Devastator in 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' Outed

October 09, 2008 02:06:17 GMT


Rumor has it the seven construction vehicles that will build up to be Devastator in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" have been revealed. Recently, TFW2005 reported that their insider has come out with a list of possible alternate mode for the seven Constructicons, revealing also the type as well as the color of each vehicles.

From the list, it is likely that Devastator will be formed from an excavator, a wheel loader, a cement mixer, a truss crane, a bulldozer and two dump trucks. To be more specific, one of the Constructicons will be a red O&K/Terex RH400, which is a hydrolic mining excavator. Three others are a yellow wheel loader, Caterpillar 992G, a green dump truck, Caterpillar 773B and a beige bulldozer, Caterpillar D9L.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Joe Jonas Dumps Taylor Swift Over the Phone


October 09, 2008 02:05:57 GMT


Even tough they never officially confirm that they are dating, Joe Jonas and Taylor Swift have been reported to have ended their relationship. US Weekly broke the news in a report on its latest issue, already on newsstands.

The publication cited a source as informing the two singing sensations actually have been dating for several months before then ending their romance this month. It was Joe who initiated the separation, breaking her up over the phone. "He broke her heart," the source revealed.
 
 
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