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October 24, 2008

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'Doubt' Takes 'The Soloist' Opening Night Spot at AFI FEST 2008

October 24, 2008 09:43:39 GMT


"Doubt" has been given the honor to be the opening movie of AFI FEST 2008. Announced on Thursday, October 23, the movie adaptation from John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play is taking the place left by "The Soloist" earlier due to a significant change done to "Soloist" release date.

About the choosing of "Doubt", AFI FEST artistic director Rose Kuo said, "We are grateful to Miramax Films and producers Scott Rudin and Mark Roybal for providing AFI the honor of premiering this highly anticipated, unfinished version of Doubt. There is no doubt that bringing together Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams in concert with the extraordinary talents of writer/director John Patrick Shanley promises an evening that will celebrate the finest in American film."
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Tom Brady Said to Have Bought Engagement Ring for Gisele Bundchen


October 24, 2008 09:43:18 GMT


Tom Brady adds fuel to the mounting wedding talks as he reportedly has already bought an engagement ring for his supermodel girlfriend Gisele Bundchen. With the ring in hand, he furthermore is claimed to have been ready to propose to her.

In Touch Weekly reports on its newest issue, already on newsstands, Brady bought the alleged engagement ring prior to the surgery he underwent in L.A. on October 6 on his left knee to battle a rare infection stemming from the repair of two torn ligaments. According to the publication, the NFL quarterback "snuck into" Cartier in Beverly Hills and checked out a five-carat yellow diamond engagement ring. The gem is claimed to be flanked by two triangular diamonds with a $145,000 price tag.
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Video Premiere: R.E.M.'s 'Until the Day Is Done'

October 24, 2008 09:28:55 GMT


A music video aimed to promote R.E.M.'s single "Until the Day Is Done" has been unveiled. Reportedly shot during their concert in Dublin, the music video is filmed in stark, high-contrast black-and-white scene presenting the band's on-stage performance in front of thousand concertgoers.

"Until the Day Is Done" is penned by Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Michael Stipe. The brand new song is taken from the band's Jacknife Lee-produced effort "Accelerate" which has been released in the U.S. market since April 1 via Warner Bros. Records.
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Preview of 'CSI Las Vegas' 9.04: Let It Bleed

October 24, 2008 09:18:43 GMT


The CSIs are lured to a club scene when a young woman is found dead with several different blood types in her system. In the new episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", Catherine will team up with Riley, going to a messy club where she also discovers her daughter Lindsey with a fake ID.

The murdered woman turns out to be the daughter of a big time drug lord wanted by FBI, CIA and DEA. They discover with security camera footage she was thrown out of a club by two bouncers earlier that night.
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Sneak Peek of 'Life on Mars' 1.04: Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby

October 24, 2008 09:07:06 GMT


"Life on Mars" previous episode showed how Sam Tyler found some hints about his past life. In "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows?" episode, Sam's mother's identity will be revealed during an investigation of a young woman's assault.

Sam shockingly finds out that the young woman who is being attacked by Nick Profaci's local gangster, is his mother. His mother case, in fact, links to the murders of two other women that also involve Profaci along with his mob boss, Elliot Casso. But even more alarming is when Sam discovers the involvement of his own squad members including Lt. Gene Hunt on the case in a purpose of covering it up.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones Eyed for 'Cleopatra' 3-D Musical

October 24, 2008 08:40:00 GMT


Catherine Zeta-Jones is going back to do a musical movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), the Academy Award recipient for her performance in drama musical "Chicago" has been touted to star as iconic Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, in the proposed rock-n-roll musical, "Untitled 3-D Cleopatra Musical Project".

Reportedly, Zeta-Jones becomes involved in the live-action 3-D project after director Stephen Soderbergh, who has been signed to helm the project, announced that he wants the 39-year-old for the prominent role. If she indeed stars as Cleopatra, she is most likely to share screen with Hugh Jackman since Jackman is in talks to star as Cleopatra's lover, Mark Antony.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Disney Star Selena Gomez Shares Halloween Plans, the Video


October 24, 2008 08:19:09 GMT


Catching up the Halloween fever, Selena Gomez shares to Twist magazine her plans for the holiday festivity. In an interview, conducted during her appearance at the launch of UNICEF's 2008 Trick-or-Treat campaign held at Dylan's Candy Bar in N.Y.C. on Thursday, October 23, she said she will celebrate the yearly tradition with her best pal Demi Lovato, just like they always do every year.

On her Halloween costume, Selena revealed, "I'm going to be June Carter Cash," referring to the singer-actress wife of singing legend Johnny Cash. "It's something that's close to my heart because I'm from Texas and [her husband, country legend] Johnny Cash is a really big deal to my grandparents. It's a little tribute to them," she explained.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Kardinal Offishall's 'Numba 1 (Tide Is High)'


October 24, 2008 08:08:58 GMT


Kardinal Offishall has debuted a music video for his brand new song "Numba 1 (Tide Is High)". Directed by Gil Green, who also helped making music videos for Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" and DJ Khaled's "We Takin' Over", the video features a cameo appearance from Keri Hilson, who also lends her vocals to the song. It begins with Offishall walking into an R&B dancing party and he performs the song with Hilson for the guests.

"Numba 1" is a Supa Dups-produced single which is a cover version of The Paragons' 1967 reggae song "The Tide Is High". The song that appears on Offishall's September-9 release "Not 4 Sale" is the latest version of the "Tide Is High", which only features Rihanna.
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Preview of 'Supernatural' 4.07: It's The Great Pumpkin, Sam Winchester


October 24, 2008 07:56:39 GMT


The Halloween fever is taking over the next episode of "Supernatural". Sam and Dean will race to find a witch named Tracy who is sacrificing human lives in order to summon a dangerous demon while Castiel returns with Uriel, a specialist angel who wants to smite the town.

Sam disobeys orders from Uriel to not interfere with certain demons who attack both the brothers and the town, so Uriel threatens their lives. The episode will be titled "It's The Great Pumpkin, Sam Winchester" and aired on The CW October 30 at 9/8c.
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'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Sequel Coming Out Sooner


October 24, 2008 07:56:31 GMT


Getting a title, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel", the sequel to "Alvin and the Chipmunks", has also been given a new release date schedule. The latest report from Variety claimed that the 20th Century Fox have pushed the sequel forward, putting it on a 2009 slate.

Revealing further on the new schedule, the news site reported that the animation movie about the harmony singing chipmunks will be opened in the theaters starting on Christmas Day, December 25, 2009, instead of its initial date on March 19, 2010. With the new date, the sequel will have to be up against another animation movie from Walt Disney Pictures, "The Princess and the Frog".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Actress Katherine Heigl Confirms Adoption Plan


October 24, 2008 07:42:49 GMT


Internet report that claimed Katherine Heigl and her musician husband Josh Kelley are planning to adopt a baby from Korea has been confirmed by the movie beauty herself. Attending the Peter Alexander Boutique launch party Tuesday night, October 21 in Los Angeles, she told Access Hollywood in a brief interview that she does have adoption in her mind and so does with Josh.

"[Adoption is] sort of something we're looking into doing in the future," she admitted. "It's definitely something I'm very passionate about, have always felt passionately about." Nevertheless, Heigl stated she and Josh are in no rush to do it, revealing "I don't know exactly what the process is and how to go about it ... we haven't quite gotten there yet," jokingly adding, "We're still sort of newlyweds!"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Hip Hop Mogul P. Diddy Turns Pope for Halloween


October 24, 2008 06:57:50 GMT


P. Diddy is more than ready to get dressed for the forthcoming Halloween, telling New York Magazine's Vulture blog he's going to dress up as the pope. "I'm going to be the Pope," the hip-hop mogul said Wednesday, October 22 at a New York party which was held to celebrate his cover shoot for L'Uomo Vogue's October 2008 issue.

"I already bought the costume. The robe and the hat," Diddy revealed. "I got it from a secondhand costume store in Los Angeles." Aside from his costume plan, there have yet words if he would throw a star-studded Halloween party.
News > TV News

Preview of 'America's Next Top Model': Planes, Trains and Slow Automobiles

October 24, 2008 06:54:57 GMT


The six remaining models of "America's Next Top Model" will have a wonderful as well as astonishing journey to Europe. Once again, Analeigh Tipton, Elina Ivanova, Marjorie Conrad, Brittany "McKey" Sullivan, Samantha Potter, and Sheena Sakai will compete on the next episode entitled "Planes, Trains and Slow Automobiles".

The episode will show how the ladies pack their bags and head overseas to their European destination. Soon after they arrive in the foreign land, they must browse the city around to find the exact location of their temporary place to live during the rest of the competition.
News > Music News

Jessica Biel Working on 'Easy Virtue' Theme Song

October 24, 2008 06:51:37 GMT


"Powder Blue" star, Jessica Biel, is spotted visiting NightBird recording studios at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in California to attend one of her recording sessions for "Easy Virtue"'s soundtrack. "She was recording vocals for the 'Easy Virtue' soundtrack," a source tells E! Online.

Speaking further about Biel's singing project, she reportedly teams up with music producer Marius De Vries to get the single done. Unfortunately, the song's title for the film, where she plays Larita, a devilish American divorcee who marries a naive Englishman, is still under wrap.
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Preview of 'Grey's Anatomy' 5.06: Life During Wartime

October 24, 2008 06:50:28 GMT


Kevin McKidd falls back to "Grey's Anatomy" as the mean but "hunky" doctor Owen Hunt. He will be featured on the episode called "Life During Wartime", taking advances in his romantic relationship to Cristina.

Owen returns as the head of trauma, challenging both the attending doctor's methods and the residents' surgical abilities. He is graded as monster for not getting along with the doctors but one doctor catches his attention.
News > Movie News

Heart-Pumping Trailer of 'My Bloody Valentine 3-D' Unveiled

October 24, 2008 06:32:52 GMT


"My Bloody Valentine 3-D", the 3-D movie remake to the 1981 low-budget Canadian slasher movie, has just got its trailer revealed. The first trailer to the horror thriller has been outed first by IGN, and gives away glimpses of Valentine's Day Massacre, the horrific event from which all of the tragedy in Harmony begins to unravel, as well as the coming back of the blood-thirst killer.

In "Bloody Valentine", it is told that ten years after Tom Hanniger caused a terrible accident in the coal miner that led to the brutal murder of twenty-two people by Harry Warden, he returns to Harmony on a Valentine's Day. Haunted by the death of the innocent people, Hanniger tries to make amends with his past. But, his attempt to find peace is about to be disturbed as a killer who dons a miner mask and is armed with a pickaxe returns.
News > Music News

Janet Jackson to Make a Comeback in Houston, the Video


October 24, 2008 06:14:40 GMT


After suffering from a "rare form of migraine called vestibular migraine or migraine-associated vertigo" that required her to postpone several planned shows, Janet Jackson comes out to thank her fans for their support during her ailment. "I'm backstage in Houston. I'm getting ready to start the show and I just want to say hey to all Jermaine's 'Living the Life' YouTubers. I want to thank you for all your messages and all your love and support when I wasn't feeling very well," she says.

On the video blog, Jackson and her boyfriend Jermaine Dupri also deny rumors that the two had split. "Baby, they say you broke up with me because I threw up on you," Dupri laughs while saying. "How lame is that?" Jackson anwers. "Because you threw up on me ... Well, there's no real love there, is it?"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Stacy Ferguson and Josh Duhamel's Wedding Preparations

October 24, 2008 04:53:04 GMT


Having been engaged since December last year, Stacy Ferguson and Josh Duhamel finally are ready to walk down the aisle and "are getting around to planning their nuptials," In Touch Weekly reports. A friend of her says that she has been on board, getting the best wedding planner, and she is already in talks with top notch fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for a wedding dress.

"Fergie has just started interviewing wedding planners," the friend says in a statement. "She's also working with Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld on getting her fantasy gown."
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Preview of 'Ugly Betty' 3.06: Ugly Berry

October 24, 2008 04:52:13 GMT


The old rivalry lights up again as Kimmie (guest star Lindsay Lohan) starts to show her true colors in "Ugly Betty" 3.06, "Ugly Berry". The episode that will air on October 30 sees Kimmie and Betty restarting their high school feud as Kimmie attempts to steal the spotlight at Mode.

New citizen Ignacio prepares to vote for the first time while Hilda takes advantage of the increased election traffic to promote her shop, and Wilhelmina wants to hire a new financial officer (guest star Grant Bowler) whom Daniel can't stand.
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Guns N' Roses' 'Chinese Democracy' Comes Out, Dr Pepper for All

October 24, 2008 04:50:12 GMT


The release of Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" on November 25 through Best Buy will be celebrated with a giveaway product from soft drink company, Dr Pepper. "We never thought this day would come, but now that it's here all we can say is, The Dr Pepper's on us," Dr Pepper VP of marketing, Tony Jacobs, states.

Starting at 12:01 EST on November 23, people will have 24 hours to log on to Dr Pepper's official website. They can fill out an information form and later receive a coupon which is redeemable for one 20-oz Dr Pepper drink wherever the soft drink is sold. The coupon will expire on February 28, 2009.
News > Movie News

Ashley Tisdale's 'They Came from Upstairs' Gets Trailer


October 24, 2008 04:38:13 GMT


The Pearson family think they have got the ultimate family vacation as they head to their vacation home in Maine. However, soon after arriving to the house, they discover that they are not the only people staying in it since a friendly alien has found the house first. Though the alien is friendly, his friends aren't and they are ready to invade the house. Now, the kids have to gear up and defend their house with everything they have.

The time when one of the Pearson kids meets the friendly alien, the streaming in of the nasty aliens, and the battle preparation from the kids' part can be viewed through the newly-released trailer of "They Came from Upstairs", which is posted exclusively by MTV. Relatively short, the video footage still helps to deliver what the movie is all about and teases out Ashley Tisdale's performance as Bethany Pearson.
News > TV News

Macaulay Culkin Joins 'Kings' Guest Stars List


October 24, 2008 04:33:44 GMT


Another actor will contribute on NBC's upcoming series, "Kings". The one and only "Home Alone" alum, Macaulay Culkin, as reported by EW's Michael Ausiello, will play as the king's nephew, who was being exiled for mysterious reasons.

The airdate and number of episode where the actor will play are unrevealed yet. Macaulay will gather with the series' leading actors like Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, and Sebastian Stan. His entry is completing "Kings" guest stars list which consists of Brian Cox, and recently reported Miguel Ferrer ("Crossing Jordan"), Michael Stahl-David ("The Black Donnellys"), and Leslie Bibb ("Popular").
News > Celebrity Gossip

Heidi Klum Cooks Pumpkin Pie, Talks Kids' Halloween Costumes

October 24, 2008 04:14:04 GMT


Readying herself and her children for the approaching Halloween, Heidi Klum gives US Weekly preview of the preparations her family has been doing to celebrate the event, including cooking the pumpkin pie and planning the kids' costumes. "Last night I made my first pumpkin pie!" the supermodel and celebrity mother told the publication at The Women's Conference in L.A. Thursday, October 23.

Sharing her experience even further, Klum said she got help from her kids Henry and Leni. "I didn't have all the ingredients to make the crust, so we got all of the hard cookies out of the cabinet," she recalled. "Leni was hammering the cookies and then Henry got to the hammer the cookies. He made the crumbs. It was crazy, but honestly it was the tastiest one ever!"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Victoria Adams Dresses as Indian Bride for Vogue India


October 24, 2008 03:57:22 GMT


Dubbed as one of world's style icons, Victoria Adams poses as an Indian bride dressing in an embellished wedding-day sari for the cover of next month's Vogue India. "I've never played safe with my image," she tells the magazine about channeling the Bollywood style.

"I feel like an Indian princess!" Victoria expresses her feeling about her cover shoot. "It's so me," she adds about the intricate detail of the fabrics she wears for the picture. "This is real craftsmanship."
News > Movie News

Trailer for 'Underworld: Rise of the Lycans' Hits

October 24, 2008 03:57:06 GMT


The first full trailer of "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" has been uncovered. Focusing on introducing the two unlikely lovers, privileged-born vampire Sonja and slave-born lycan Lucian, and what they are capable of, the video traces the background story behind the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires, Death Dealers, and their onetime slaves, the Lycans.

Opened with a scene where vampire elder Viktor praises his daughter, Sonja, as the fiercest warrior he has ever seen, the trailer displays Sonja and Lucian breaking all the rules by becoming lovers. Then, it moves on to the time when Lucian is fed up of being slave and rallies his fellow lycans to rise up against their enslavers and thus, the second half of the trailer shows mostly the battle between the vampires and the lycans.
News > Music News

Snippet of Mariah Carey's 'I Stay in Love' Music Video


October 24, 2008 03:55:50 GMT


Mariah Carey's music video for her latest song "I Stay in Love" has been previewed on a half-minute sneak peek. The snippet gives a look at Carey singing the song while driving a vintage car on a treacherous desert. The sneak peek also presents a capture of Carey making out with a man on her bed.

Carey's husband, Nick Cannon, who directs the music video, finds it difficult to watch his wife pretending to make love to another man. "We did it in, like, one take and I had to kick the dude out. It was one of those situations where I wasn't intimidated but I could've knocked him out at any point," he says.
News > TV News

First Episode of '30 Rock' Season 3 Premiered

October 24, 2008 03:52:17 GMT


"30 Rock", one of the most anticipated season premieres this Fall, has been broadcast a week in advance of its October 30 schedule. The first episode titled "Do-Over" is given online, through Hulu.com.

The season opener presents Emmy winning actress Megan Mullally playing as a an adoption agency evaluator who makes a visit to Liz Lemon's life. In the episode, Liz tries hard to stop TGS staff from ruining her chances at adoption when the evaluator investigates whether she will make a good mother or not.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Former Lovers Mandy Moore and DJ AM Back Together


October 24, 2008 03:19:30 GMT


US Weekly exclusively reports in its newest issue, already on newsstands, that Mandy Moore and DJ AM rekindle their old flame. "It's back on," a DJ AM source tells the publication.

Moore and AM dated for two months in 2007. The actress-singer was snapped visiting him during his hospital stay in the wake of the plane crash that he experienced with fellow musician Travis Barker late last month in Columbia, South Carolina.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Soulja Boy's 'Turn My Swag On'


October 24, 2008 03:13:54 GMT


A music video in support of Soulja Boy's new single "Turn My Swag On" has arrived. Starting with a capture of Soulja waking up in the morning on his huge bed, the music video switches to another scene where he does his morning rituals from washing his face with his money, brushing teeth, and stepping into his dressing room which is full of money instead of clothes.

Sometimes intercepted with a black-and-white scene recalling where and how he was before being a superstar, the video continues revealing the rapper's glamorous life with a lot of blink. Beside visualizing Soulja's new song, the video also previews a new material from 50 Cent's upcoming fourth studio effort "Before I Self Destruct", which is due for release in the U.S. stores on December 9.
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Official 'Friday the 13th' Teaser Dropped

October 24, 2008 03:12:53 GMT


Following the previewing of "Friday the 13th" exclusive footage at Spike TV's Scream 2008, a full official teaser of the horror thriller has arrived. Presenting mostly different footage from the Scream 2008 video, the heart-pounding teaser is highlighted by the voiceover of Jason Voorhees' grieving mother, Pamela.

In it, she tells that a young boy was drowned in a crystal lake. Noting that the boy wasn't a good swimmer, she puts the blames on the counselors who should pay more attentions on the kids and watch the kids every minute. She then reveals that the boy was her son, Jason, and the day she is telling the story is his birthday.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miley Cyrus Opens Up About Justin Gaston in Radio Interview


October 24, 2008 02:28:55 GMT


Having an interview with Ryan Seacrest's Los Angeles KIIS-FM radio show, "On Air With Ryan Seacrest", Thursday morning, October 23, Miley Cyrus opened up about her new man Justin Gaston, talking about the extent of their relationship, their age difference, what she sees in him, and many more. "Maybe, maybe not," so the Disney star responded when asked if she and Justin are dating.

Though so, Miley willingly told Seacrest that all is well in her relationship with the underwear model and that her parents do allow her to date him. "Right now, everything is, like, really good. I haven't really been answering the question much just because we're just really happy with everything and the way everything has worked out," she explained.
News > Music News

Preview of Paris Hilton's 'Paris for President' Music Video

October 24, 2008 02:28:35 GMT


Paris Hilton brings out a snippet of her "Paris for President" music video. Featuring secret service agents played by actors Bryan McMullin, Matt Hall, and William Chan, the music video shows Hilton as a 'commander in a white bikini and red high heels'.

On one segment, Hilton is seen giving her presidential speech with a huge American flag on the background. The music video will be premiered on October 26 at 6 P.M. PST on SwagHouseMedia.
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Create a 'Porno' Film for 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'


October 24, 2008 02:27:06 GMT


As the theatrical release of "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" is fast approaching, the promotional effort for the comedy film has been hyped up and this time, it comes with one special website where people can generate their own 'porno'. In the specially designed site, users are first introduced to Zack and Miri's decision to make a porno and then asked to choose either Zack or Miri in completing their tasks.

After choosing one of the characters, users will be presented with various assignments in which they will be given several outrageous options that deal with the casting, the script, the music and many else. Upon completing the tasks, a 'porno' movie will be developed and a surprising twist is waiting in the end. To make the 'porno' film, users can head to ZackAndMiriFootage or use the embed below. Considering that the content may not be suitable for minors, the users should go through an age gate verification first.
 
 
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