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October 28, 2008

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Ben Affleck Attacks Photographer


October 28, 2008 09:48:38 GMT


Ben Affleck and his actress wife Jennifer Garner took their daughter Violet for a family dinner at the Brentwood Country Mart, when the actor suddenly got angry and attempted to lung at one photographer's camera. The incident, first reported by X17 Online, took place as the celebrity couple was heading to their car outside the venue. No exact date is given though.

Ben, Jennifer, and Violet were all seen wearing casual outfits. The celebrity mother, who is pregnant with a second child, entered the car first while Ben put Violet in the rear seat of their SUV. Neither of them offered a single word for the photographer who asked them several questions.
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Bravo Arranges 'Project Runway' Duplicate, 'Fashion House'


October 28, 2008 09:31:57 GMT


Bravo has prepared for the departure of the network's ex hit fashion design series, "Project Runway" to Lifetime. It has been confirmed that Bravo has created a duplicate of "Runway" which is tentatively titled "Fashion House".

The network has begun to open a recruitment, looking for talented designers to join the new competition series. As stated on Bravo's official website, "We're currently accepting applications from talented designers to take part in a fashion design competition series." The site also announces the show's upcoming tryouts in four cities starting next Sunday, November 2. A live casting call for fashion designers has been set for New York at a hotel in Chelsea next month.
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'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' Gets New Restricted Clip

October 28, 2008 08:59:32 GMT


Coming Soon have brought forward another restricted clip from "Zack and Miri Make a Porno". Opened up with an introduction from one of the film's actors, Craig Robinson, the less-than-a-minute snippet gives out the time Delaney tells Zack about his relationship with his wife and asks Zack how he can remain friends with Miri without complicating things.

Zack and Miri are long-time friends and ten years after they have graduated from high school and being roommates, they have yet to accomplish anything great in their lives. Troubled with the second eviction notice, the two lifelong platonic friends are desperate to pull something amazing to get them quick cash. Then, they come across a moneymaking idea, making 'Star Whores', an amateur porn movie. All they need now is the actors.
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Eminem's 'Relapse' Gets Release Date


October 28, 2008 08:20:23 GMT


Though Interscope Records haven't given any release date for Eminem's sixth major studio album, "Relapse", Amazon has announced the release date for the record. Produced by DJ Premier teaming up with Dr. Dre, the album will be available for purchase on December 23.

"I'm always working, I'm always in the studio. It feels good right now, the energy of the label. I was going through some personal things with 50," Eminem confirmed the coming of his next installment. "We had some court dates, some drug problems and so on. But we are both coming out of those personal things, it feels good."
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Four Official Photos From 'Angels and Demons' Come Out


October 28, 2008 07:56:50 GMT


First four official photos from the forthcoming "Angels & Demons" have been unraveled. Put out by USA Today, the images shared give out for the first time Ayelet Zurer's Vittoria Vetra, Ewan McGregor's Carlo Ventrasca and Thure Lindhart's Chartrand. Some of them also display Tom Hanks acting once again as Professor of Religious Symbology at Harvard University, Robert Langdon.

The first photo seen below highlights at the time Langdon and Vetra are running around the the Vatican square. The next one showcases a group of cardinals stepping up a flight of stairs, while the third capture Ventresca who is described as the faithful servant to the church during the papal conclave in Vatican City. In addition, the picture posted at the news photo let out the four characters gathering in to examine clues.
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Preview of 'CSI: Miami' 7.06: Wrecking Crew


October 28, 2008 07:49:58 GMT


Tragedy struck the team of CSIs in the next episode of "CSI: Miami". The episode called "Wrecking Crew" will take on the emotional side of how people deal with losing someone they love.

A 200-foot crane crashes into a Miami high rise, putting Calleigh and Delko's lives in jeopardy. The incident also consequently kills Horatio's best hope of catching a renowned crime boss. Meanwhile, during a big gang trial a witness is murdered in front of two CSIs.
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Another Paris Hilton's New Song Revealed

October 28, 2008 07:39:08 GMT


Another new material, expected to appear on Paris Hilton's sophomore studio album, has come out. Entitled "Jailhouse Baby", the up-beat song chronicles the story of her DUI-related probation violation in June 2007.

In the work of her not-yet-titled effort, Hilton will adopt "European dance vibe" similar to Kylie Minogue's sound. "I was really inspired by Kylie Minogue. I love her, I just love that European dance vibe. The last album was completely hip-hop and this is completely different," she said during an interview.
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Elle MacPherson 'Emphatically Denies' She's Dating Brian Burgess

October 28, 2008 07:35:17 GMT


Putting to rest the false Internet reports claiming she is dating convicted drugs trafficker Brian Burgess, Elle MacPherson has on Monday, October 27, issued a statement through her legal attorney, denying "there is any romantic association" between her and the British-born businessman. She even threatened to take legal action against any media outlet that reported the false story.

"Miss Macpherson emphatically denies that there is any romantic association between her and Mr Brian Burgess," an attorney for the Australian supermodel said in a statement. "Miss Macpherson is disappointed her friendship with Mr Burgess has been so casually misrepresented for commercial sensationalism. Furthermore Miss Macpherson has a reasonable expectation of privacy in relation to her personal life; in the absence of a romantic element, the publication of the photograph and the innuendo created by it is a gross interference of Miss Macpherson's rights."
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Starz Picks Sam Raimi as Executive Producer for 'Spartacus' TV Series

October 28, 2008 07:18:06 GMT


"Spartacus" will come into television in 2009 with Sam Raimi as its executive producer. Starz has announced that Raimi will be responsible to lead the series along with Rob Tapert and Joshua Donen for the production in early 2009.

Raimi will also collaborate with "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" veteran, Steven S. DeKnight, who serves as a showrunner on the series. The new series has been ordered for 13 episodes which will be premiered in 2009. "Spartacus" TV series will focus on the historical events and life of Spartacus, a slave who became the leader of the slave uprising against the Roman Republic in 73 BC.
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'Walter the Farting Dog' Marks Jonas Brothers' Feature Starring Debut


October 28, 2008 07:02:52 GMT


Jonas Brothers apparently are making their transition from singing sensations to movie stars. Having their own 3-D concert movie, "The Jonas Brothers: Burning Up", the pop rock band are set to make their feature film debut as they have been signed by the 20th Century Fox to star in "Walter the Farting Dog".

The three brothers, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas, will be portraying musicians whose parents are asked to care for a dog with severe flatulence problems right before the owner, who is also their aunt, passes away. For the project, they will be joined by their younger brother Frankie.
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Shannon Bex Walking Out of Danity Kane


October 28, 2008 06:43:56 GMT


The drama in Danity Kane continues as the band lose Shannon Bex as their third member. Bex resigns from the group because she is fed up with the internal dispute between the remaining members and their boss, P. Diddy, according to New York's Z100 radio host Elvis Duran.

Previously, Aubrey O'Day and D. Woods have been dismissed by Diddy from the girl group during the finale of MTV's "Making the Band 4". Richard Dawn said that the reason behind his decision is the fact that he "did not like [O'Day's] image ... where her image was going for the group."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ross McCall to Dress Up as Brangelina for Halloween


October 28, 2008 06:39:09 GMT


Admitting to love Halloween and consider it as a big thing, Jennifer Love Hewitt has revealed her Halloween plans, telling Entertainment Tonight that she and her fiance Ross McCall will dress up as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The actress even insisted she's serious with the plan.

"We're just gonna have lots of babies!" the 29-year-old beauty jokingly said. "And I'm going to look really sultry and really drop dead gorgeous."
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'Cloverfield' Spoof on 'South Park' 12.10: Pandemic and 12.11: I'm So Startled

October 28, 2008 06:26:26 GMT


On October 22 episode of "South Park" called "Pandemic", the story tells about a kind of epidemic which attacks the world and the people in it. The episode is a kind of spoof of "Cloverfield", a 2008 monster horror film, using the involvement of Stan's dad Randy and the giant pig.

The situation in "Pandemic" is getting out of control and people are struggling to fight it or to save themselves. While at the same time, Stan, Kyle, Kenny, and Cartman are trying to take some advantages from the chaos.
News > Movie News

'Footloose' Planned for Spring Production

October 28, 2008 06:23:29 GMT


Following the success of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" on collecting big bucks at the box office, "Footloose", another dancing movie from director Kenny Ortega, has been pushed forward by Paramount Pictures. According to Variety, the modern version of 1984 Herbert Ross' movie, is now prepared to see its production kicked off in Spring 2009.

In order to make sure everything is ready for Spring production, Paramount have brought in "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" director Peter Sollett to the writing crew. Sollett will rewrite the script penned by Jon Hartmere. Additionally, the studio have also signed on Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as the producers alongside Dylan Sellers.
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Preview of 'Chuck' 2.06: Chuck Versus the Ex

October 28, 2008 06:16:19 GMT


Chuck, in the middle of his mission bumps into an old flame who dumped him and broke his heart. In the new episode of "Chuck", Chuck's ex-girlfriend Jill appeared while he was on a Nerd Herd call. In an attempt to save face, he lies to the girl and tells her that he is more successful than he really is.

When Chuck flashes on Jill's boss, a research scientist who may have developed a deadly bio-weapon, he, Sarah and Casey must find out if Jill is involved. Meanwhile at the Buy More, Big Mike nearly chokes to death, which leads company efficiency expert Emmett to implement a mandatory CPR course taught by Captain Awesome.
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Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens' Romantic Hawaiian Beach Stroll, the Pics


October 28, 2008 06:00:23 GMT


Attending his manager Jason Barrett's wedding in Hawaii over the weekend, Zac Efron took his actress girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens for a romantic stroll on the beach on Sunday afternoon, October 26. The "High School Musical" sweethearts were photographed holding hands, hugging and snuggling.

Bare-chested Zac was spotted sporting a Calvin Klein underwear under his dark-colored shorts. Vanessa, meanwhile, wore a white dress and simply let her long, black, curly hair loose. She beautified her look with bracelets in both hands. A number of pictures, taken while Zac and Vanessa were enjoying their romantic beach stroll, are put all together in the video after the jump.
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Video Premiere: Take That's 'Greatest Day'


October 28, 2008 05:49:35 GMT


For their fans' enjoyment, Take That release a music video for their brand new song "Greatest Day". Rolling with a capture of an amazing city view of Los Angeles, the video shows the boyband's live performance on the roof of a high building with the sun brightly shining on the background.

"Greatest Day" is a new material from the band's fourth studio installment, "The Circus". Produced by John Shanks, the effort is scheduled to be dropped in the U.K. market on December 1 and thus will face-off Britney Spears' "Circus", coming out on December 2 in the U.S.
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16-Year-Old Selena Gomez Hasn't Had Driving License Yet


October 28, 2008 05:06:39 GMT


Turning 16 years old in July this year, Selena Gomez told People magazine recently that she has yet had a driving license. "I don't even have my permit yet. It's pretty embarrassing," so she openly stated.

On why she has yet had one, the Disney hottie admitted she actually had taken a number of driving tests before, but failed. "I had to take 19 tests in California! It's the weirdest thing ever," she confessed. "I have to take, like, an online course, and then I have to go take my actual permit test at the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)".
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LL Cool J Quits Janet Jackson's 'Rock Witchu' Tour

October 28, 2008 05:03:08 GMT


LL Cool J will no longer support Janet Jackson's "Rock Witchu" roadshow, confirmed his spokesperson to The Associated Press. Unnamed scheduling conflicts are revealed as the trigger of LL Cool J's pull-off.

No statement has been made by Jackson's camp regarding the news. Meanwhile, for her next stops for "Rock Witchu", the "Feedback" singer still has two more dates left, on October 28 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan and on November 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York. She is also expected to announce more dates for her postponed gigs due to a rare form of migraine.
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Producer Hypes Up 'Hulk 2' Villain Rumor


October 28, 2008 04:36:12 GMT


After smashing The Abomination in "The Incredible Hulk", the green raging superhero may next battle other mutated villain, The Leader. The possibility is thrown out by "Hulk" producer Gale Anne Hurd when talking to MTV News about her plan on making sure "Hulk 2" is delivered to the big screen.

Revealing on what Tim Blake Nelson's character Samuel Sterns will be transforming into after having a sample of Banner's blood drip into an open wound on his head, she directly mentions The Leader's name. "It would be a blast [to put the Leader in the sequel]," she then continues, "and Tim Blake Nelson is tremendous and a very talented filmmaker in his own right."
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Preview of 'Gossip Girl' 2.09: There Might Be Blood


October 28, 2008 04:19:51 GMT


In 'There Might Be Blood", Serena moves on with her relationship with Aaron, the artist that she met in the art opening at Rufus' gallery. The new episode of "Gossip Girl" sees Serena inviting him to be her guest at a charity gala honoring Lily and Bart, but after discovering a secret that Aaron has been keeping from her she begins to question whether Aaron is the guy she thought he was.

Meanwhile, the Yale-obsessed Blair continues with her effort to get into the university by babysitting the 15-year-old daughter of a prominent Yale donor, but the teenager proves to be more than a handful and Blair begins to suspect that the evening may actually wind up hurting her chances of getting into the college of her dreams. On the other side, Jenny and Agnes plan a guerilla fashion show that will either launch Jenny's stardom or ruin her chances of ever being accepted by the industry.
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Video Premiere: Mariah Carey's 'I Stay in Love'


October 28, 2008 04:12:36 GMT


Mariah Carey premieres a music video directed by her husband, Nick Cannon, in support of her new song "I Stay in Love". Shot at The Bank Nightclub of The Bellagio Hotel and Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with a story line Cannon and Carey co-wrote, the video shows Carey landing the part as a woman earning her money by performing as a showgirl.

After a show at a nightclub, her in-video lover is flirting with another showgirl while Carey is in the dressing room changing costume and cleaning her make-up. Furious at what she sees outside the room, Carey leaves the club without giving the man time to explain what just happened. The scene is then switched to a capture of her on a dessert driving her car while recalling her bittersweet memories with her boyfriend.
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Previews of 'Heroes' 3.08: Villains


October 28, 2008 03:57:57 GMT


The first half of "Heroes" season three is over and in two weeks to come the show will go back to the roots. The eight episode which is titled "Villains" will see Hiro investigating the defining moments in the pasts of Arthur Petrelli, Sylar and Flint in order to prepare for an eventual showdown with his foes.

Two kinds of promo for the episode which will air on November 10 have been brought forward. It reveals how a father's lie brings a butterfly effect to the future and how Gabriel aka Sylar came in terms with the demon inside him. The episode will also provide lots of flashback of various heroes and villains.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Britney Spears' Workout Routine Documented in Video


October 28, 2008 03:48:11 GMT


Working hard to get back into shape ahead of the December release of her new album "Circus", Britney Spears shares the secret to her new toned body by taping her workout routine for fans to watch. The pop singer, who's working on her comeback into the music scene, documents her fitness regimen with her trainer in a video posted on her official website.

In the video, Britney is seen giving fans an exclusive peek inside her home gym. She, as claimed by the so-called Team Britney who posted the video on her site, meets her trainer, Seven, four to five times per week for rehearsal.
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Christopher Nolan on the Possibility of Him Returning for 'Batman 3'

October 28, 2008 03:45:55 GMT


Coming back from his long vacation after delivering the highly successful "The Dark Knight", Christopher Nolan finally steps up to the plate about the speculation of his return to third Batman movie. Talking to Geoff Boucher of the Los Angeles Times, the two-time director of Batman movies insists that his return will depend on the story when asked whether he can see himself not making "Batman 3".

Of it, he diplomatically states, "There are two things to be said. One is the emphasis on story. What's the story? Is there a story that's going to keep me emotionally invested for the couple of years that it will take to make another one? That's the overriding question. On a more superficial level, I have to ask the question: How many good third movies in a franchise can people name?"
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'American Idol' Judges Reach Out to Jennifer Hudson


October 28, 2008 03:15:46 GMT


Feeling a deep sympathy for Jennifer Hudson, whose mother, brother and young nephew have been killed, "American Idol" judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson offer their prayer and support for her. Meanwhile, it has been reported that around 100 people have gathered for a candlelight vigil outside the Englewood neighborhood family home of Hudson's family Monday, October 27 to grief the tragedy happened to her family.

Paula, who has personally reached out to Hudson soon following the incident, said, "This is a horrific tragedy, and my thoughts and prayers go out to Jennifer and her entire family." She added, "The time I had to get to know Jennifer and forge a wonderful friendship with her while she was on Idol was very special to me, and I personally can't imagine a greater loss for any family."
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Preview of 'One Tree Hill' 6.09: Sympathy for the Devil

October 28, 2008 03:15:43 GMT


In the new episode of "One Tree Hill", Brooke must face an old flame who once hurt her. In "Sympathy for the Devil", Brooke was surprised by the appearance of Owen in the back seat of her car. She must then decide whether to date him again, knowing that he broke her heart the last time.

Similarly, Nathan also deal with somebody from his past, an old rival. Meanwhile, things are not so well with Lucas for his novel leads him to make jeopardizing decisions. Sam teaches Jamie about money and Peyton meets movie producer, Julian.
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Confirmed, Led Zeppelin to Tour Without Robert Plant

October 28, 2008 03:09:42 GMT


Following Robert Plant's confirmation saying that he has "no intention whatsoever of touring with anyone for at least the next two years," Led Zeppelin's bassist, John Paul Jones, tells BBC Radio that the band are in the process of looking for a new singer to replace Plant. "We are trying out a couple of singers," he says. "We want to do it. It's sounding great and we want to get on and get out there."

Jones emphasizes that he, Jimmy Page, and Jason Bonham don't want a replica of Plant stating, "It's got to be right. There's no point in just finding another Robert. You could get that out of a tribute band, but we don't want to be our own tribute band." Jones also reveals that "there would be a record and a tour. But everyone has to be on board."
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Two TV Spots of 'Twilight' Found


October 28, 2008 03:00:38 GMT


Less than a month to the theatrical release of "Twilight", two television promos of the Catherine Hardewicke-directed teen vampire drama have been found. Though basically short with around half a minute running time, the two TV spots manage to display several never-before-seen footage from the romantic thriller.

An action-packed, modern day love story between a vampire and a human, "Twilight" resolves around seventeen-year-old Isabella 'Bella' Swan, her mysterious vampire classmate, Edward Cullen, and their unlikely romantic relationship. A little bit different from any other girls her age, Bella meets Edward, who happens to be a 108-year-old vampire, after moving into small town of Forks, Washington.
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Clips From 'Supernatural' 4.07: It's The Great Pumpkin, Sam Winchester


October 28, 2008 02:22:00 GMT


A bunch of clips from the upcoming episode of "Supernatural" have been outed, one provided by The CW and the other two are let out by Eclipse magazine. This week, the show will pick up on the hype of Halloween, fighting off an evil witch named Tracy who sacrifices human lives in order to summon a dangerous demon.

In the nights leading to the Halloween, the Winchester brothers investigate two mysterious deaths in a small town. The brothers find hex bags and deduce Tracy is sacrificing people to summon a dangerous demon named Samhain. Castiel arrives in town and tells Sam and Dean the freeing of Samhain is one of the Seals that will lead to freeing Lucifer, so Castiel has brought a specialist angel named Uriel to smite the entire town.
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New Rob Zombie Track for 'Punisher: War Zone' Streamed

October 28, 2008 02:16:58 GMT


Lionsgate Films have released "War Zone", the first single from "Punisher: War Zone" soundtrack, and are streaming it for free. The track, which can be enjoyed through the widget below, was made especially for the action thriller movie by heavy metal musician Rob Zombie who described it as "a punishing track for a punishing movie".

Aside from streaming the "War Zone" track, Lionsgate have also updated the official website of "Punisher" by posting samples of several tracks from the soundtrack. The tracks featured in the site include "Psychosocial" by Slipknot, "Genesis" by Justice, "Fallen" by Seether, "Final Six" by Slayer, "Historia Calamitatum" by Rise Against, "The Past Is Proof" by Senses Fail, "Bulletproof" by Kerli and several others.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jennifer Hudson's Young Nephew Found Dead


October 28, 2008 02:07:09 GMT


The dead body of Jennifer Hudson's young nephew, 7-year-old Julian King, was found by the police in an SUV on Chicago's West Side on Monday morning, October 27. Chicago Police Department Superintendent Jody Weis confirmed the harrowing news at a press conference held later in the evening, saying, "Tragically, search efforts ended shortly after 7 A.M. At this time, we can confirm that the body located inside the vehicle was the body of 7-year-old Julian King."

Julian was pronounced missing Friday, October 24 soon after Hudson's mother Darnell Hudson Donerson, 57, and older brother Jason Hudson, 29, were found dead inside the family's residence, 7019 South Yale Avenue, at 2:44 P.M. An Amber Alert, a child abduction alert bulletin outed by the authorities after a child is abducted, had been issued for Julian. A 1994 white Chevrolet Suburban with Illinois license plate X584859 was also proclaimed to be connected to the case.
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Video Premiere: Christina Aguilera's 'Keeps Gettin' Better'


October 28, 2008 02:03:14 GMT


Christina Aguilera has released a music video to promote the title track off her forthcoming greatest hits album "Keeps Gettin' Better - A Decade of Hits". Directed by the helmer of the big screen movie "Hancock", Peter Berg, the music video shows Aguilera sitting in a studio with advanced equipments in hands while watching a huge screen presenting her in many different looks.

"I really enjoyed making the video for 'Keeps Gettin' Better'," the 27-year-old singer speaks of the just-debuted music video. "Being an artist who likes to play around with different looks, it was a lot of fun to portray various characters within the same shoot."
 
 
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