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October 30, 2008

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Denise Richards Back on Her Reality Show 'Denise Richards'


October 30, 2008 09:07:31 GMT


An actress and former fashion model, Denise Richards, is going to get another exploitation of her private life along with her daughters on E! Network. It has been confirmed that E! orders Denise's reality show, "Denise Richards", for second season's production.

The second season will begin filming in early 2009 for the premiere later that year. The "Denise Richard" will be the fixed title of the reality show's second season, detaching its additional title "It's Complicated" that was used on the first season.
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Preview of 'CSI: NY' 5.06: Enough


October 30, 2008 09:05:23 GMT


The season's biggest shocker will be revealed in the next episode of "CSI: NY". Things got a little heated between the show's two lead characters, Mac Taylor and Stella Bonasera with the former asking the latter right on her face, "Who's side are you on, Stella?"

In the episode called "Enough", three drug dealers set to stand trial the next day are found dead in separate places. They were all trying to get rid of witnesses in their crime, but it looks like someone got them first. Mac is forced to make good on a promise he made to a reluctant witness.
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'The Dark Knight' Brings Heath Ledger 2008 AFI Awards' Nomination


October 30, 2008 09:03:18 GMT


Heath Ledger's thrilling performance as Batman's psychotic villain, Joker, in "The Dark Knight" has brought him recognition from Australian Film Institute. On Wednesday, October 29 as the Australian Film Institute announced the nominees for L'Oreal Paris 2008 AFI Awards in Sydney, it was revealed that the late actor has been listed among the nominees for the international AFI award.

With the nod, Ledger is on the run for the title of AFI International Award for Best Actor. In the category, he will be contending with Eric Bana for "The Other Boleyn Girl", Russell Crowe for "American Gangster" and Jack Thompson for "Leatherheads". The actor who passed away late January 2008 has won the title in 2006 for his performance as homosexual cowboy in "Brokeback Mountain".
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Zac Efron's Showering Pics from 'High School Musical 3' Put on eBay


October 30, 2008 08:53:41 GMT


Several pictures of Zac Efron taking shower, which are taken during the shooting of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year", have been put for sale on eBay. The shots are parts of the five sets of cut and behind-the-scenes pictures from the musical movie that are auctioned off on the site for the public to bid.

Each of the sets, as reported by Just Jared, consists of 500 original exclusive photos. Each shot is a one-shot pic taken from over 80,000 photos. All the pictures feature a number of different "angles, bloopers, behind-the-scenes, promotional shots, etc," Just Jared adds.
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Zac Brown Band Ink Deal With Atlantic Records


October 30, 2008 08:46:24 GMT


Country music band Zac Brown Band have been signed by Atlantic Records, according to Billboard. "It was just a matter of getting the right deal for us and they stepped up to the plate with it," the band's singer and guitarist Zac Brown speaks of their new home.

Previously, the five-piece group split with Live Nation Records after the former CEO of the recording company resigned. "When he left the company, I think they wanted to stick their normal business model," Brown says. "They treated us very well. They helped us out for a year and now we're free and happy and encouraged to sign with Atlantic."
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'Hotel for Dogs' Welcomes Second Trailer

October 30, 2008 08:10:00 GMT


DreamWorks family comedy "Hotel for Dogs" has just got a brand new trailer. Focusing on the trouble the kids are in, the video footage presents a different take to the movie from the previous trailer. Instead of telling how the kids find the place for the dogs, this video tells how the kids come out with the idea to save stray dogs by using the old and abandoned hotel building.

When their new foster parents forbid 16-year old Andi and her younger brother Bruce to have a pet, the young orphans have to quickly find a new home for their dog, Friday. One day, they stumble upon an abandoned hotel. Seeing it as a fit place to hide Friday, they transform it into a dog-paradise and also help stray dogs to find a shelter there. However, when the dogs' bark generates suspicion among the neighbors, they now have to figure out way to keep others away from the hotel.
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The Hives Facing Legal Action Over Alleged Plagiarism

October 30, 2008 08:00:12 GMT


Swedish rock band The Hives will enter the court room against Jason Shapiro as he sues them for copyright infringement. The U.S. songwriter claims that the vocal melody and riff from the band's song "Tick Tick Boom" off their 2007 LP, "The Black and White Album", are taken from a song penned by him called "Why You?".

Shapiro says that he first found the similarity between the two songs after listening "Tick Tick Boom" featured on the trailer of movie "Get Smart". Curious with the resemblance between the two singles, he then took both songs to a musicologist.
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Seventh Season Trailer of '24'

October 30, 2008 07:53:21 GMT


After a year of delay, "24" will be back packed with action and explosions in the new season which will air in January next year. A trailer from the seventh volume has been released, showing what Jack Bauer has to face this time in the 24 hours of his life as U.S. government's agent.

As seen in the trailer, the new episode will see how Bauer finds out that his former CTU partner Tony Almeida is brought back from the dead but is resurrected for the other side. Almeida becomes someone who wants to help a terrorist organization taking control of the U.S. power. Bauer, standing in a trial also has to answer some questions related to human rights violations. Meanwhile, Chloe tones it down, declaring that she wants to be a stay home mom.
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Actress Rosario Dawson Quashes Engagement Report

October 30, 2008 07:49:17 GMT


Breaking her silence over her love life with DJ Mathieu Schreyer, Rosario Dawson has denied the circulating speculation claiming they are engaged. Setting the record straight on their romance, she tells People that she and Mathieu indeed are dating, but they have yet planned to get married.

"Believe me, no," Rosario tells the weekly magazine at a New York bash in honor of the 2009 Audi A4. "Oh my God, I'd be getting calls from my grandmother being like, 'Mija! How come I had to read this first?'"
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Preview of 'Dirty Sexy Money' 2.05: The Verdict


October 30, 2008 07:44:22 GMT


Joel Madden, the lead vocalist for the band Good Charlotte, will make an appearance in "Dirty Sexy Money" 2.05. He plays as himself who attends Lisa George's art gallery opening, giving a surprising news about the woman to Nick George.

"The Verdict" will be about Nick's struggle in court defending Letitia Darling in a murder case, while Nola Lyons as a prosecutor continuously challenging him. The situation is so unfortunate for Nick until he finds a dirty little secret about Nola which he uses to fight against her.
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Coldplay Added as 2008 American Music Awards' Performer

October 30, 2008 07:09:43 GMT


Along with Leona Lewis, British band Coldplay are confirmed to perform at this year's ceremony of American Music Awards. They will join the previously-announced performance lineup, which includes Jonas Brothers, Pink, Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Taylor Swift, The Pussycat Dolls, and New Kids on the Block.

"We're thrilled to have Coldplay and Leona Lewis, both first-time AMA performers, on our live show this year," Orly Adelson, the president of Dick Clark Production, Inc. who produces the show, says. "Coldplay's unique rock sound and Lewis' soaring pop vocals add extraordinary new elements to this year's superb group of performers."
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Britney Spears Expected to Appear on 'Saturday Night Live'

October 30, 2008 06:51:45 GMT


With her new album coming out on December 2, Britney Spears has been the subject of media speculation as "Saturday Night Live" guest. Words are circulating that she will host the sketch show on November 22 and RightCelebrity.com has labeled it as "official".

The rumors on her appearing on the show surfaced earlier this week through Celebuzz, claiming that she will promote the album there in November. However, a rep of NBC soon released a statement to the publication, denying that Spears will either host or perform. Britney's camp, meanwhile, remains quiet about this.
News > Movie News

Mark Millar's Idea of 'Superman' Reboot Involves Godfather Style

October 30, 2008 06:43:23 GMT


Planning on making a trilogy out of "Superman" reboot, comic book writer and creator Mark Millar talks more of his idea for the reimagining of the man of steel. To Empire, the 38-year-old shares his insight of the three-film series, from its comparison to "The Godfather" series to what the superhero movies will be dealing with.

Calling the project as "the Magnum Opus of Superman stories", Millar explains, "It's gonna be like Michael Corleone in The Godfather films, the entire story from beginning to end, you see where he starts, how he becomes who he becomes, and where that takes him." He then added, "The Dark Knight showed you can take a comic book property and make a serious film, and I think the studios are ready to listen to bigger ideas now."
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New Song From The-Dream Uncovered


October 30, 2008 06:09:29 GMT


The-Dream's brand new single which features Lil Jon has been revealed. Tentatively called "Let Me See the Booty", the mid-tempo jam is produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart and expected to appear on The-Dream's sophomore studio record "Love vs. Money".

Teaming up once again with producer LOS Da Maestro, who helmed most of the tracks on his 2007 effort "Love Hate", on the production desk, The-Dream will reportedly collaborate with J. Holiday, Mario, Jamie Foxx, and Usher. The rapper eyes to drop his Radio Killa/Def Jam's record in the U.S. on December 16.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Katy Perry Dressed as the Late Freddie Mercury for 24th Birthday Bash


October 30, 2008 06:07:32 GMT


Katy Perry celebrated her 24th birthday Tuesday, October 28 in style by exploring more of her masculine side and dressing as the late Freddie Mercury. Attempting to look exactly like the former Queen musician, she dressed in Freddie's trademark all white outfit which was paired with a flashy yellow jacket and white trackpants. What's more, she even wore a fake mustache and wig.

There were about 200 guests invited to the bash, held at Siren Studios in Los Angeles. Drinks company Malibu Rum, which hosted the festivity, treated guests with specialty drinks, including the Mercury, the Monroe and the King. As for the birthday girl, she treated her A-list guests, including Josh Groban and Cisco Adler, "to a game of bobbing for body parts, a coffin photo booth and an execution chamber," E! Online reported.
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New Images From 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' Found


October 30, 2008 05:19:44 GMT


Another series of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" stills has been released. Posted by Jaap Buitendijk, the photographer for "Harry Potter" sixth film on his official site, the newly-found pictures show another take on Harry, Ron, Dumbledore and Snape. While most of the photos display the serious tone of the movie, one of the images displays Ron laying on his bed smiling.

The next two pictures showcase a black and white shot of Harry and and an up-close shot of worried-looking Dumbledore. Other images present Harry and Ron walking side-by-side on Hogwarts' corridor as well as Snape doing a spell in front of McGonagall while Harry, Ron and Hermione stand on a distance behind watching it.
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Preview of 'Pushing Daisies' 2.06: Oh Oh Oh...It's Magic

October 30, 2008 05:13:34 GMT


In the new "Pushing Daisies", "The Great Herrmann", a famed magician whose animal assistants are being mysteriously killed off seeks the help from Ned. More about Ned's father and family will be revealed in this episode.

Since Herrmann has been a surrogate dad to Ned's half-brothers Maurice and Ralston ever since their father walked out on them, Ned reluctantly helps him. He, Chuck, Emerson, Olive, Digby, and Pigby become witnesses to a magic trick gone horribly wrong. Meanwhile, Dwight Dixon (guest star-Stephen Root) insinuates himself into the Aunts' lives, but Lily is instantly suspicious of his motives.
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Lil Wayne Admitted He Helped Delivering Newborn Son


October 30, 2008 04:52:04 GMT


Backstage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse concert Tuesday night, October 28, Lil Wayne had a brief interview with U.S. radio station, Power 105.1, to which he revealed he helped delivering his newborn son Dwayne Carter III. "I delivered him. I held the left leg the whole time," the hip-hop artist stated with delight.

Recalling his presence on the delivery room the day his baby boy was born on October 22, Wayne said, "It was nasty, very nasty," but he quickly added, "it was wonderful." He went on gushing about little Dwayne, "Oct. 22, 9:25 A.M., 7 lbs., 12 oz. He's the best thing to ever happen to me, next to my daughter." The full interview can be heard on the official site of Power 105.1 radio station.
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Lily Allen Sets Release Date for 'It's Not Me, It's You'


October 30, 2008 04:49:52 GMT


Lily Allen's sophomore studio album "It's Not Me, It's You" has finally gotten its release date. Scheduled to come out on February 9, 2009 in the U.K., the effort will be produced by Greg Kurstin and list a new country song titled "Not Fair".

"We decided to try and make bigger-sounding, more ethereal songs, real songs," Allen says, noting that the album will have jazz, country, and dance music sounds. "I wanted to work with one person from start to finish to make it one body of work. I wanted it to feel like it had some sort of integrity. I think I've grown up a bit as a person, and I hope it reflects that."
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Preview of 'Private Practice' 2.05: Let It Go

October 30, 2008 04:37:20 GMT


In the episode airing November 5, "Private Practice" will see Addison trying to fix the financial troubles at Oceanside Wellness but puts the practice in jeopardy instead. A good friend of Violet's places her in the terrible position of breaking the law to help her.

Meanwhile, Maya hopes that her parents, Sam and Naomi, are rekindling their relationship for good. A dying teenager is desperate to get pregnant through artificial insemination and the doctors are in dilemma due to the fact that they are creating an orphan.
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Preview of 'Privileged' 1.08: All About Defining Yourself

October 30, 2008 04:37:05 GMT


In the next episode of "Privileged", Megan Smith's relationship with Charlie Hogan is about to end. In "All About Defining Yourself", Charlie begins dating a woman named Mandy, guest starring Alice Greczyn, whom he thinks is better than Megan.

The episode will be focused on Megan's intention to present a book proposal to Laurel Limoges by doing some research about her. Unexpectedly, Sage Baker tells Laurel about Megan's plan before Megan has a chance to explain. Surprisingly, Laurel likes Megan's idea of a biography, but she dismisses Megan's willing contribution on it by hiring an experienced ghostwriter. Megan does not stop there, she will continue her research about Laurel then finally finds out a shocking secret about Laurel's past. Laurel feels unpleasant knowing what Megan has learned about her.
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'Wizards of Waverly Place' to Get Big Screen Treatment, Said Selena Gomez


October 30, 2008 04:31:24 GMT


Disney Channel's original series "Wizards of Waverly Place" could be heading to the big screen. Spilling out the bean, the comedy series star Selena Gomez told MTV News that plans to develop a movie from the hit series "Waverly Place" have been discussed.

Gushing over the movie plans, the 16-year-old revealed that there are talks to shoot the production in New York. "Yes! We actually want to shoot it here in New York," so she claimed. On the potential storyline, the starlet who lends her voice to "Horton Hears a Who!" suggested that the family's secret may be exposed.
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Preview of 'Law & Order: SVU' 10.06: Babes


October 30, 2008 04:05:32 GMT


In the new episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", a boy is lit on fire, and Detectives Elliot Stabler and John Munch investigate the malicious crime. In search of a lead, the Detectives end up at Blessed Heart High School, where their student escort, Max Matarazzo introduces them to the 'Blessed Heart Chastity Circle' and senior Alec Bernardi.

Alec admits to hurting the victim, but in turn opens a new door for the detectives when he unveils a group of pregnant teenage girls. A strange web of secrets and bad blood in this "close-knit" neighborhood offers a challenge for the detectives.
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Video Premiere: The Academy Is...'s 'About a Girl'

October 30, 2008 04:03:56 GMT


The Academy Is... debut a music video to promote their brand new song called "About a Girl". Shot in a so-called Barrington High School, the video gives a look at the life of a high schooler, played by frontman William Beckett, who falls in love with a girl but has no courage to tell her.

"About a Girl" is one of the new singles on the pop punk band's third studio album "Fast Times at Barrington High". Revolving around the final year of senior high school, the record is produced by S*A*M, who has also produced Gym Class Heroes' digital EP, "Patches From the Quilt".
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Victoria Adams to Model Emporio Armani's Bras and Knickers

October 30, 2008 03:48:52 GMT


Victoria Adams is following in her husband David Beckham's footsteps as the new model of Emporio Armani women's underwear. She thus becomes the first ever international celebrity who has been chosen to model the range, which was originally launched more than twenty years ago.

Emporio Armani announced on Wednesday, October 29, Victoria will model the new spring/summer collection of the brand's bras and knickers. Her ads will appear on posters, billboards and in glossy magazines early next year.
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'The Day the Earth Stood Still' Uncovered 5-Minute Trailer

October 30, 2008 03:27:07 GMT


A new trailer of "The Day the Earth Stood Still" has arrived. Around three minutes longer than the first trailer, this brand new 5-minute trailer contains many similar footage to the extended seven minute clip aired on FOX on Sunday, September 14, but still manages to offer some never-before-seen footage from the movie.

When an alien's arrival to Earth triggers a global upheaval, governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind the visitor's appearance. In their effort to seek the truth, the government brings in Helen Benson, a microbiologist who works at Princeton University, to investigate the alien who goes by the name of Klaatu. Though the government sees Klaatu as a threat to Earth, Helen and her stepson come to an understanding that Klaatu is actually a "friend to the Earth".
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More Pics of Britney Spears' Rehearsal Sessions

October 30, 2008 03:15:38 GMT


Several more exclusive brand new photos taken during Britney Spears' rehearsal at Hollywood's International Dance Studio have been posted on her official website. Wearing yellow tank top and white short pants with circus-like knee-high boots, she is, as seen on the news photo, holding a cane and working on new moves while her dancers are moving around her.

In related news, Spears will reportedly make a live appearance on MTV's "TRL" finale, airing on Sunday, November 16. "MTV and their casting directors have picked the date in November specifically for Britney so she could appear, and co-inside with the album release a few weeks later," a source tells BreatheHeavy.
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Three New Clips From 'One Tree Hill' 6.09: Sympathy for the Devil

October 30, 2008 03:02:55 GMT


Three clips taken from the upcoming episode of "One Tree Hill" have been made available by The CW. The networks provide a sneak peek into some keys scenes for the episode called "Sympathy for the Devil" that will air on November 3.

In the first clip, Haley makes a huge breakfast for Nathan so he can "stock up" before he has his grueling exercises as a basketball pro. The second clip is a conversation between Nathan and Lucas, with the latter asking what was Nathan's best memory of their father, Dan. Nathan recalls "one of the best days" in his life when Dan introduced him to Michael Jordan.
News > Celebrity Gossip

New Fashion Dolls of Taylor Swift On Sale


October 30, 2008 03:00:56 GMT


Country music singer Taylor Swift is the latest celeb to get dolls treatment as multi-brand company Jakks Pacific is creating a new fashion dolls collection of her. The new version shows Swift's replica sporting her real trademark long-blonde hair. It is dressed in blue gown with matching heels. As for this version, it also comes with the replica of Swift's trademark bedazzled guitar.

Swift's latest fashion dolls will be made available for purchase at Wal-Mart stores nationwide for just under $15. The collection reportedly comes in advance of her sophomore album, "Fearless", which is set to be released in the U.S. on November 11.
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First Public Pics of Gwen Stefani's Son Zuma Surfaced

October 30, 2008 02:49:28 GMT


The first public pictures of Gwen Stefani's second son, Zuma, have made their rounds on the Internet. The snaps were taken when Gwen and her musician husband Gavin Rossdale took the two-month-old boy to a library in Beverly Hills on Wednesday morning, October 29.

Zuma was spotted sporting a white top, just like his father, and a dark-colored pants. He also wore a pair of red shoes. And as apparent on several of his pictures, he has blonde hair just like his singer mother.
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Royal Gala for 'Quantum of Solace' World Premiere

October 30, 2008 02:41:51 GMT


Highly anticipated by many of James Bond's fans, "Quantum of Solace" has delivered one memorable world premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. On Wednesday, October 29, this first screening event for the 22nd Bond movie has become a royal gala benefiting Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion with the attendance of the British princes, William and Harry.

In company of the princes, Bond star Daniel Craig arrived at the premiere fully dressed in black tuxedo. Still sporting a sling for his injured shoulder, Craig was accompanied by his partner U.S. producer Satsuki Mitchell. Joining him for the event were his co-stars, Olga Kurylenko, Gemma Arterton, Giancarlo Giannini, Judi Dench and Mathieu Amalric, as well as Bond filmmakers, director Marc Forster and producer Barbara Broccoli.
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Video Premiere: Kat DeLuna's 'In the End'

October 30, 2008 02:22:20 GMT


Puerto-American singer Kat DeLuna brings forward a music video for her latest song "In the End". On one segment, she is set as a teenage girl sporting a casual tank top and performing the single with her band in a studio but the scene is quickly switched to another capture showing her as a mature woman with black gown, high heels, and bright-red lips.

"In the End" is a dance/pop track from DeLuna's debut studio album "9 Lives". Having been released since August 2007, the RedOne-produced effort debuted at number 58 on Billboard Hot 200 Albums chart with 11,000 copies sold in its first week of sale.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ellen DeGeneres Offers to Cut Zac Efron's Hair, the Video


October 30, 2008 01:41:45 GMT


During a scheduled appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", which aired Thursday, October 30, Zac Efron was offered by Ellen DeGeneres to get his hair cut. The talk show host even pulled out a clippers and asked the young actor if he would like to get a brand-new, short haircut.

Zac, at the beginning of the chat show, jokingly told Ellen that he modeled his hair after hers, saying "I actually modeled it [after] Ellen season 2." "Smart," Ellen responded. "So you're copying me?" To that he admitted, "I am in fact."
 
 
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