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October 27, 2008

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'Fanboys' Out From 2008 Slate

October 27, 2008 09:24:46 GMT


Expected to be stealing its way into theaters on November 26, "Fanboys" won't be greeting its fans until 2009. Recent reports have claimed that The Weinstein Company have moved back the adventure comedy's release date to February 6, 2009.

In this new schedule, it will have to face a stiff competition from Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning-starring thriller "Push", Steve Martin-starring comedy "The Pink Panther 2" and Jennifer Aniston and Drew Barrymore-starring romantic comedy "He's Just Not That Into You".
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Sneak Peek of 'Brothers and Sisters' 3.06: Bakersfield


October 27, 2008 09:17:03 GMT


Sarah Walker is dealing with her life as a stay-at-home mother, but she keeps trying to find a new exciting career while taking care of her children. In "Brothers & Sisters" next episode, Sarah finally finds and learns about a business proposal, which makes her intrigued.

In the episode entitled "Bakersfield", Nora Walker will be more curious about William Walker's true son, Ryan Lafferty, who has been discovered by the Walker family. She tries to find more informations about the fact. Nora and Holly Harper have a bad relationship, so the Ryan matter becomes such a good opportunity for Nora to beat Holly. Nora calls Holly an evil yet pathetic bee-yotch, while Holly calls Nora a pathetic narcissist outright. Meanwhile, Kitty and her husband, Robert McCallister wait for a birth mother.
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Video Premiere: Slipknot's 'Dead Memories'


October 27, 2008 09:08:01 GMT


Slipknot team up with music directors P. R. Brown and Shawn Crahan to make a music video for their new single "Dead Memories". The music video starts off with the band's lead singer Corey Taylor dressed in casual clothes carrying a shovel and smoking a cigarette. He then digs the ground beneath him in a field which appears to be a grave.

The scene then switches to a capture of two men in masks appearing in a narrow room. One of them is trying to stop the other from leaving the room. However, he manages to run out of the room only to step into other rooms each of which is occupied by different men. His escape continues until he finds himself donning casual clothes digging in heavy rain as Taylor.
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Supermodel Elle MacPherson Dating Convicted Drugs Trafficker Brian Burgess

October 27, 2008 07:47:23 GMT


It appears that Elle MacPherson has moved on from her failed relationship with former fiance, billionaire philanthropist Arpad Busson, as she reportedly has found a new man to date, British-born businessman Brian John Burgess. Her alleged romance with the 56-year-old man has been put under the media microscope since he reportedly is a convicted drugs trafficker.

MacPherson and Burgess' first meeting happened when she hired his removal company, Aussie Man & Van, to move from London's Notting Hill to nearby Ladbroke Grove this summer. The supermodel was seen driving him in her classic convertible Aston Martin in London recently. It was since that time that dating reports began to spark.
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Preview of 'Cold Case' 6.06: The Dealer


October 27, 2008 07:35:54 GMT


The team goes back to the 1981 case in new episode of "Cold Case". Unearthing a murder where a single mother went missing and later her body was found in the trunk of a car, the team must find missing clues to reveal the killer.

It was later found out that the woman had many of her work colleagues at a seedy car dealership called Steve Motors, resenting her. The woman held some ugly truth that her co-workers have and thus must pay a hefty price just for knowing.
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Preview of 'The Unit' 4.06: 'Inquisition'


October 27, 2008 07:34:02 GMT


CBS network have provided a sneak peek into the forthcoming episode of "The Unit" through a snippet of episode 4.06. Taking the drama to one of the team member's home, the footage unveils the scene when Master Sergeant Mack Gerhardt insists to know what happen between his wife Tiffy and Colonel Thomas Ryan.

On the other side, Sergeant Major Jonas Blane and the team come up with an idea to make a phony evidence in order to mislead a terrorist into giving them the name of his accomplishes before the truth comes out and they can get away. Entitled "Inquisition", the episode will be aired on Sunday, November 2 at 10/9c.
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'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' Sequel Could See Bora Bora as Next Stop

October 27, 2008 06:54:36 GMT


Despite studio executive's hope on bringing back Alex the lion and his friends to their New York home for the third film, "Madagascar 3" could see the lost zoo animals having an adventure on other exotic places before heading to the Big Apple. The possibility has been opened up by co-directors Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath on "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" Los Angeles premiere.

Discussing their plan on future "Madagascar" movie, McGrath gave out hints that Alex and co. can make other stops first before coming back to New York. "We'd like to see the characters get back to New York - that's where they started," he said. "But there are great opportunities for stops around the world." Showing his support to the idea, Darnell came out with interesting suggestions on the stops saying, "Maybe Tahiti or Bora Bora."
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Video Premiere: Paris Hilton's 'Paris for President'


October 27, 2008 06:38:12 GMT


A music video for Paris Hilton's newest song "Paris for President" has come out. Featuring secret service agents played by actors Bryan McMullin, Matt Hall, and William Chan, one of the segments on the video presents her wearing white bikini and red high heels while sitting and enjoying a glass of martini.

The music video featuring Hilton's dog, Tinkerbell, as a cameo, reveals that one of her policies will be stopping "haters on the U.S.A." During an interview, she says, "It's a really cute idea. Tinkerbell's in it and my secret service dudes. And I have my old white-haired dude. It's fun, it's going to be a hot video."
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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Wife Expecting Second Child


October 27, 2008 06:37:17 GMT


A representative for Dave Grohl has confirmed that the Foo Fighters' frontman-songwriter and his wife Jordyn Blum are expecting their second child. No other details are given and no due date has been disclosed at time of writing.

Grohl, 39, and Jordyn, 32, have been married since August 2003. They already have one daughter, named Violet Maye, who was born in April 2006.
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Preview of 'True Blood' 1.09: Plaisir d'Amour

October 27, 2008 06:14:44 GMT


In the new "True Blood", Bill must pay a huge price after he breaks a vampire taboo in order to protect Sookie. In "Plaisir d'Amour", Sookie returns home to yet another horrific tragedy, prompting Bill to enlist an unlikely bodyguard - Sam - to protect her while he's away.

On other development, Jason and Amy break their own taboo by kidnapping a vampire named Eddie in order to harvest his blood. With Lettie Mae apparently cured, a skeptical Tara consults with Miss Jeanette about exorcising her own inner demon.
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Artist of the Week: Pink

October 27, 2008 05:47:08 GMT


In 2008, Pink returns to the music scene with her fifth major studio album "Funhouse". The effort lines up Al Clay, Billy Mann, Butch Walker, Danja, Greg Wells, and Max Martin as her team on the production table. The first single off the record is entitled "So What" and shares the story of the singer's separation from motocross racer, Carey Hart, whom she married in early 2006. "I think it's really ironic that it's this kind of subject matter, and it's my first No. 1," Pink says.

Since released on August 15, "So What" has reached number one on numerous charts in several countries, including Australia, Canada, German, and Ireland as well as U.K. and U.S. Beside helping her scooping the charts' reigns, "So What" also helps her working out a healthy friendship with her ex-husband. "It's helped both of us, because we had to figure out how we could have a really, really healthy friendship. The fact we can still laugh together and piss each other off, roll our eyes at each other, throw our hands up in the air and at the end of the day it's good - we're solid," she explains in a further statement.
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'Law and Order' Comes Back Sooner on NBC

October 27, 2008 05:16:16 GMT


NBC has announced that "Law & Order", the crime drama which is scheduled to air for its 19th season in early 2009, will comeback sooner for its premiere on November 5. The series' new season will be aired at the same time as its regular schedule on NBC, Wednesday night at 10 P.M.

The new season will reunite main characters from the previous seasons such as Detective Cyrus Lupo (Jeremy Sisto), Detective Kevin Bernard (Anthony Anderson), and Anita Van Buren (S. Epatha Merkerson). "Law & Order", a police legal drama created by Dick Wolf, is the longest-running drama series of American television since its debut on September 13, 1990. The series received 10.8 million viewers for its last season.
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Kim Kardashian Hosts Belated 28th Birthday Bash at LAX


October 27, 2008 04:58:28 GMT


Spending her actual 28th birthday on October 21 at an Alabama medical center to accompany her boyfriend Reggie Bush, who was hospitalized due to an injured knee, Kim Kardashian gets her actual birthday bash after all by hosting a party at LAX nightclub inside Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. For the party, held on Friday, October 24, she was joined by Reggie, and sisters Kourtney and Khloe. Choreographer and music video director, Robin Antin, reportedly was also in attendance.

Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Robin and some friends initially gathered in Kim's hotel room at the Luxor on Friday night for a party. They were all having fun when Reggie rang the doorbell, just half an hour before the group was to head down to the nightclub LAX, to surprise Kim. It is claimed that the NFL player has been given the green light to fly to Vegas at the last minute. "He is doing better than expected and returning to the field soon," a source told E! Online.
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Anime 'Ninja Scroll' Gets Live-Action Treatment


October 27, 2008 04:50:28 GMT


"Ninja Scroll", the 1993 Japanese action thriller anime, is heading to the big screen in a live-action form. The news came out after Warner Bros. have secured the rights to create a live-action film of the anime and brought "Watchmen" co-scribbler, Alex Tse, on board to pen the script.

The project will be produced by Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way, which is involved in developing another popular anime "Akira". Appian will produce the movie along with Madhouse Pictures and Jungo Maruta. Though DiCaprio's shingle is one of the film's production houses, the actor reportedly will not act in the film.
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Preview of 'Desperate Housewives' 5.06: There's Always a Woman

October 27, 2008 04:22:41 GMT


In the "Desperate Housewives" episode 5.06, Susan wants to surprise Jackson following their break up but it turns out that she was the one in for a surprise. "There's Always a Woman", picks up the story when Susan breaks up with Jackson because she wants a casual relationship while he wants to move on. Two days after the split, she comes to his apartment and finds a naked woman whom she confronts.

Meanwhile, Gaby is over the moon when Carlos' client makes them an offer they can't refuse, but a startling discovery leaves her second guessing. Lynette grows suspicious that Tom is cheating on her and follows him. The bond between Bree and Katherine grows, and Mrs. McCluskey enlists the help of her sister to dig up dirt on Dave.
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Soulja Boy's New Song 'Yamaha Mama' Feat. Sean Kingston Surfaced


October 27, 2008 04:03:10 GMT


A new song called "Yamaha Mama" from Soulja Boy's second major-label studio album "iSouljaBoyTellem" has been revealed. The new song is produced by top-notched producer Pollow Da Don and features "Beautiful Girls" hitmaker, Sean Kingston.

With production team comprised of Mr. Collipark and Polow Da Don, "iSouljaBoyTellem" is expected to come out in the U.S. on December 16. "I'm more than ready to release the follow-up to 'souljaboytellem.com', I know my fans are ready too," the rapper speaks of his upcoming effort.
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'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' Brings the Jungle to L.A. Premiere

October 27, 2008 03:48:32 GMT


On Sunday, October 26, DreamWorks Pictures have thrown a unique Los Angeles premiere in the anticipation of "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" theatrical release. Holding the event at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, the studio installed green carpet in front of the theater and brought out some of its characters, Alex the lion and the penguins, to greet the in-coming celebrities.

Most of the voice-cast ensemble, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cedric the Entertainer, will.i.am and Andy Richter, were spotted at this eventful evening. They were joined by the film's original music composer Hans Zimmer as well as co-director Tom McGrath.
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'Dollhouse' Had to Modify Pilot and Alter Characters

October 27, 2008 03:43:12 GMT


On the fate of FOX's "Dollhouse" that has been delayed in its production, creator Joss Whedon has blogged to address the issue. In his post on Whedonesque, the Academy Award-nominated writer said that the pilot had to be completely thrown out and some characters were eliminated to make sure that the show heads to the right direction.

"Yes, we've had to make adjustments," Whedon wrote. "Yes, it's been hard and I've been depressing to be around for awhile. Basically, the Network and I had different ideas about what the tone of the show would be." In September Whedon announced that he needed more time in re-writing the scripts and rumor had it, the producers of the show were not pleased if heroine of the show, Echo, which is played by Eliza Dushku, has no free will or ability to do much beyond what she's told to do.
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Barack Obama and Hollywood Celebs Offer Support for Jennifer Hudson


October 27, 2008 03:37:55 GMT


Hot on the heels of Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother's death, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is reaching out to her, taking time out from campaigning on Saturday, October 25 to send his condolences for the Academy Award-winning actress-singer. Besides him, rapper-actress Queen Latifah and singer Stacy Ferguson are among the many celebrities who also offer support for Hudson.

Speaking to Mario Lopez of "Extra", Obama said he was saddened upon hearing report on Hudson's mother and brother's murder. "It was heartbreaking -- in fact, I'm still trying to get a phone number to call her at this tragic time," the politician stated. "She is somebody who has campaigned for me, and she also lives in my community. So, we're really going to have to help her and pray for her and her family during this difficult time."
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Mick Jagger to Form Supergroup With Elton John for 2012 Olympics Games


October 27, 2008 03:12:35 GMT


The Rolling Stones have reportedly been booked out to perform at the opening ceremony of 2012 Olympics games and the band's singer Mick Jagger wants to be joined on stage by David Bowie and Elton John, according to OK! Magazine. "Mick feels the Olympics coming to London is a huge honor - and wants to make his own gesture with the band," a source tells the publication.

Other big musicians who may perform at the upcoming event include Phil Collins, Sting, Van Morrison, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, and Led Zeppelin's guitarist Jimmy Page. The source explains, "It's early stages but Page, Bowie, and Morrison are already involved, although no one is quite sure yet how the show will play out in its entirety."
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'High School Musical 3: Senior Year' Rocks the Box Office


October 27, 2008 02:59:20 GMT


The Wildcats have sung their way to the top slot of the North American box office as Walt Disney Pictures drama musical, "High School Musical 3: Senior Year", debuted #1 at the chart on the last weekend of October. Continuing the romantic journey of the now-high school senior lovers, Troy and Gabriella, the first of the three "High School Musical" installments brought to the big screen has beaten out its strongest competitor "Saw V" and pushed aside last week champion "Max Payne".

Apart from nailing the top position, the Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens-starring musical has also set a new box office record for the best-ever debut for a musical film. Collecting an impressive $42 million from the 3,623 theaters it is screened, the movie supported by Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Lucas Grabeel and Monique Coleman has surpassed the $27.8 million opening bow of ABBA-inspired musical "Mamma Mia!", which was released on July 18.
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Amy Poehler Gives Birth to Baby Boy Hours Before 'SNL'

October 27, 2008 02:35:06 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" cast member Amy Poehler gave birth to a baby boy just hours before she was to appear on the show. The baby, named Archie Arnett, weighed in at 8 lbs., 1 oz. at time of birth. He is Amy and her actor husband Will Arnett's first child.

"On behalf of Amy and Will, I can confirm that Amy gave birth to Archie Arnett on Saturday, October 25th," the actress' representative Lewis Kay said in a statement. "Amy, Will and Archie are all healthy and resting comfortably," Lewis added.
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Video Premiere: Estelle's 'Come Over' Feat. Sean Paul

October 27, 2008 02:25:37 GMT


Estelle has premiered a music video to promote her Sean Paul-featuring song "Come Over". Directed by Lil X, the same director who helped Usher making a music video for "Yeah!", the video shows the chemistry built by Estelle and Paul, both of whom have a crush on each other.

"There are two arguments going on in your head," Estelle answers when asked about her getting up close and personal with Paul on the video. "I can't be fake, but how can I do this without feeling like a slut?"
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Jennifer Hudson Blogs About Family's Murder, Offers Reward for Missing Nephew


October 27, 2008 02:21:03 GMT


Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson took to her MySpace blog Saturday, October 25 to thank people for their outpouring support for her and her family in the wake of her mother and brother's murder the day before. She, additionally, asked for the public's help for the safe return of her missing 7-year-old nephew, Julian King. In companion with the post, Hudson also posted two photographs of Julian to make it easier for people to notice him.

"Thank you all for your prayers and your calls," the posting, signed by The Hudson Family, read. "Please keep praying for our family and that we get Julian King back home safely. If anyone has any information about his whereabouts please contact the authorities immediately. Here is a picture of Julian and what he was last seen wearing. Once again thank you all for being there for us through this tough time."
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U.K. Trailer of 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'


October 27, 2008 01:56:43 GMT


Months after the release of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" trailer, Warner Bros. Pictures have brought forward a brand new U.K. trailer of the much awaited sixth installment of the "Harry Potter" series. Providing a gloomier look into the movie, this international trailer is relatively short but gives out a taste of how dark the movie will be.

If the earlier released trailer is focused on the first meeting between young Tom Riddle a.k.a. Lord Voldemort and Albus Dumbledore, the new trailer highlights on Dumbledore describing Voldemort's magic and him telling Harry that the young wizard is the chosen one. In the trailer, Dumbledore also indicates that dark forces are trying to get inside Hogwarts.
 
 
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