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November 01, 2008

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Larry Birkhead's Life Goes on Public Through Reality Show


November 01, 2008 07:47:46 GMT


After being exploited regarding gay rumors and the custody battle with Anna Nicole Smith for his daughter, Dannielynn, Larry Birkhead's life will be more exposed to the public. ET has informed that the former lover of Anna will have his own reality show on E!, which is currently untitled.

Larry says in a statement to ET, "My life in the last couple of years has been a reality show, there's been so many things out there that are not true, and there are so many things that I've taken a lot of beatings for and I haven't set the record straight; nobody knows the true reality of how I live and what I go through."
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Behind-the-Scene Footage of 'Transporter 3'


November 01, 2008 07:15:53 GMT


In anticipation of "Transporter 3" theatrical release, Lionsgate Films' action movie from the "The Transporter" franchise has just got its behind-the-scene video released. Giving a minute of the film's snippets as well as the on-set shooting, the video also contains a commentary from leading actor Jason Statham who discusses about his character, Frank Martin.

Though containing many footage that have been outed through the trailers, this video still manages to bring fresh footage from the film. It also brings forth more of the action and fighting sequences as well as a brief glimpse into the romance Martin will get in this third "Transporter" movie. The video which can be seen below comes out in courtesy of UGO.
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Jonas Brothers' Family Album Exposed


November 01, 2008 06:55:25 GMT


The family album of the Jonas Brothers has been leaked. The set consists of several pictures of Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas, taken during their childhood years.

Wambie.com, which publishes the brothers' family album, doesn't give details on when the pictures are taken. It is simply written on the site, "You can see the personality of each one: Joe behind bangs, nice and sweet Nick, and Kevin who looks like a doll with those cheeks and frizzy hair!"
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Additional Episodes of 'Samantha Who?' in the Work

November 01, 2008 06:48:12 GMT


ABC have announced their plan to develop additional episodes for Christina Applegate-starring comedy series, "Samantha Who?". Instead of bringing the full-season orders which are usually comprised of 22 episodes, ABC, on the other hand, plot only seven more installments, bringing it to only 20 episodes.

Concerning the issue, ABC said that the inventory of other sitcoms, including "Scrubs", "According to Jim", "The Goode Family", "Better Off Ted", and "Single With Parents" need "Samantha" to be shortened from its original full orders.
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Jenny McCarthy and Andy Richter to Guest Star on 'Chuck'


November 01, 2008 06:46:44 GMT


NBC's action comedy series,"Chuck", will have two additional guest stars to complete its second season. It has been revealed exclusively by E! Online that Jenny McCarthy and Andy Richter will make an appearance in the series for one episode only.

The episode where both stars will be featured is entitled "Chuck Versus the Suburbs", airing in February. The clue of McCarthy and Richter's roles in "Suburbs" episode might have some correlation with two main characters of the show, Chuck (Zachary Levi) and agent Sarah Walker (Yvonne Strahovski).
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'Kath and Kim' Picked Up for Full Season


November 01, 2008 06:29:05 GMT


Thursday night comedy series "Kath & Kim" has been given a thumb up for the back-nine order. On Friday, October 31, afternoon, NBC network have announced that they have picked up the full season for the U.S. version of the hit Australian half-hour.

On the series' full season pickup, NBC's executive vice president Teri Weinberg said, "'Kath & Kim' is a show we love and believe in. We have incredible confidence in the creative auspices of this show and we believe it's a perfect fit with our Thursday-night comedies."
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Bravo Picks Up Six Brand New Projects

November 01, 2008 06:07:48 GMT


Bravo's preparation regarding the departure of "Project Runway" to Lifetime continues. After announcing the production of "Runway" duplicate entitled "Fashion House", the cable television network owned by NBC Universal, has confirmed its 6 brand new projects to be developed for the network's upcoming shows.

"The Fashion Show", "Celebrity Sew-Off", "Fashionality", "Double Exposure", "Polo", and "The Dubai Project" are going to be Bravo's additonal ammunition to fight back Weinstein Company for taking the hit show "Runway" into Lifetime. Bravo's new shows which most of them bring fashion style's themes, are still working in the title.
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Preview of 'Ghost Whisperer' 4.06: Imaginary Friends and Enemies


November 01, 2008 05:06:37 GMT


Things will change drastically in the new episode of "Ghost Whisperer". Something major will happen to Melinda, as the tag line from its preview is read "She was given a gift and one true love but nothing lasts forever...".

Last month, a major spoiler to the show was let out, claiming that Melinda will lose her husband Jim (David Conrad). In the preview, it is also shown that Jim is shot and Melinda is looking devastated. Although the story may be true, it may not be the end of Jim's appearance because true to the show's nature, Melinda is able to see ghosts.
News > Music News

M.I.A.'s New Song 'Shells' Unveiled

November 01, 2008 05:05:27 GMT


One of brand new materials from British songwriter and singer M.I.A. has been revealed. The new song is entitled "Shells" and features dance/pop sounds blended in mid-tempo rhythm.

"Shells" is expected to be listed on the 31-year-old's mini album which is tentatively called "How Many Votes Fix Mix". No release date has been set for the EP while its details are also still on top secret.
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Two More Added to Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' Cast

November 01, 2008 04:50:47 GMT


Two more actors have been recruited for "Inglourious Basterds". According to The Playlist, the two additional cast ensemble will be Academy Award-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson and one time Cannes Best Actress Maggie Cheung.

Jackson reportedly will tackle the part as the film's narrator, while Cheung is said to portray Madame Mimieux, "the French matron of the Cinematheque" who takes in homeless Shosanna when she is chased by the Nazis. By joining the project, Jackson will once again work with Tarantino following his two previous collaborations with the awards-winning director on "Pulp Fiction" and "Jackie Brown".
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Sarah Silverman Appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Awkward


November 01, 2008 04:34:42 GMT


Sarah Silverman made a guest appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and created several moments of awkwardness. The comedian and the talk show's host, Jimmy Kimmel had been dating for five years before splitting up earlier this year and back again at some point before everything becomes unclear.

During the Thursday, October 30 episode, soon after they saluted each other, asking how each other is doing, some awkward silence occurred and when both met a dead end, Jimmy asked "So how did you get interested in acting?". Jimmy then brought the tension down with the rolling of a video of Sarah when she was a teenager singing on a TV show.
News > Music News

Exclusive Interview: Val Emmich on 'Little Daggers' and His Role on 'Ugly Betty'

November 01, 2008 04:03:39 GMT


Val Emmich, the first unsigned singer to appear on MTV's "TRL", will be playing Jesse, Betty's beau-to-be in 3.07 episode of the award-winning, primetime show "Ugly Betty". He is also going to explore his acting talent on independent movie, "Fighting Fish". However, his main line of work is in music.

His latests album titled "Little Daggers" has been released on September 23 in the U.S. Opting to produce and engineer the record himself and play a majority of the instruments, Emmich wants to draw "listeners close with great pop melodies and playful arrangements while a penetrating lyrical story unfolds underneath."
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First Trailer of Kate Winslet-Starring 'The Reader'

November 01, 2008 04:02:22 GMT


The Weinstein Company have shared out a first look inside their forthcoming drama adaptation starring Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet, "The Reader", through its first trailer. Chronicling the tale of a man whose life has been shaped by his illicit affair during his youth, the trailer presents the story from the point of view of the now grown-up boy as he recalls his affair with Hanna, the woman twice his age, and Hanna's trial when he was a law student.

Set in postwar Germany, the story resolves around Michael Berg. When he was just a boy of 15-year-old, he falls into an unexpected and passionate affair with Hanna which lasts only for a summer and ends with the disappearance of Hanna. Years later, Michael, who has turned to be a young law student, finds his Hanna once again, but this time the situation is completely different. While observing Nazi war trials, he discovers that Hanna is on trial for a hideous crime.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Taylor Swift Voted for the Very First Time, Felt 'So Completely American'

November 01, 2008 03:46:32 GMT


Taylor Swift voted for the very first time Thursday, October 30 at home in Sumner County, Tenn. Refusing to mention which candidate she voted for, she did admit that casting her ballot made her feel "so completely American."

Sharing her first ever voting experience to People magazine, Swift said, "The line wrapped around the building, but I can honestly tell you that it was worth the wait." She continued stating, "I felt like I really accomplished something special. It's like exercising - you think about it and you're like, 'Wow, there's going to be a long line, there's going to be a lot of effort involved,' but afterwards you feel so good."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ashlee Simpson Plans Top Secret Baby Shower


November 01, 2008 03:42:59 GMT


Due to give birth at "any point" now, Ashlee Simpson reportedly has been planning to host a top secret baby shower. Life & Style Weekly, which is the first to report that matter, claims invitations will be sent to guests via email. The location where the festivity is set to be held still remains secret though.

"She's having a last-minute baby shower tomorrow," an insider tells Life & Style. "The location is top secret. They'll send out an e-mail to all invited guests early Saturday morning. Ashlee was eying the Bel-Air hotel in LA - but no one will know exactly until tomorrow morning."
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John McCain Confirmed for 'Saturday Night Live' Stint

November 01, 2008 03:18:59 GMT


Sarah Palin has earned her slot and it's time for John McCain to invade "Saturday Night Live". Three days before the election, the Republican candidate will do a last minute measure to stack up some votes with an appearance on the sketch show that popularized his running mate, Palin through an impersonation by comedian Tina Fey.

McCain's campaign team confirmed that he will make a guest appearance on the show tonight, November 1 although no other details have been shared. The episode will be hosted by Ben Affleck and present David Cook as musical guest.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jonas Brothers Share Their Fashion Styles on MySpace, the Video


November 01, 2008 02:56:10 GMT


Jonas Brothers have teamed up with MySpace for a brand new episode of the site's fashion segment called "The Fit," in which they share about their fashion styles, offering a behind-the-scenes look at them getting styled for the music video of their new smash hit "Lovebug," which is shot in the '40s set. The clip, which was filmed back on September 18, also features the brothers' stylist Michelle Tomaszewski who shares the concept for their costumes from head to toe.

In the four-minute video, which can be watched after the jump, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas share some details about the costumes they have to wear for the shooting of the music video that sees them transformed into 1940s studs. "Tie completes the outfit," Nick says. "Shoes complete the man."
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Alice's Nature in 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' Revealed


November 01, 2008 02:54:00 GMT


With many speculations still swirling around "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", a new rumor about Isabel Lucas' character, Alice, has been sparked. TWF2005 reported TFW TF2 Insider has let out confirmation that Alice will be a Pretender, a transformer which hides itself inside a disguising shell.

In Alice's case, it is explained that the robot will have an outer shell of an attractive girl, but the robot inside will be a hybrid of the Frenzy robot design from "Transformers". TFW2005 further mentioned, "The Pretender Transformer will have an arm that transforms into an energy weapon, a long tongue, and a scanning tentacle." Still, it is unclear whether Alice, who is said to befriend Sam Witwicky in his college, is one of the Autobots or the Decepticons.
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Video Premiere: Coldplay's 'Lovers in Japan'


November 01, 2008 02:49:40 GMT


British band Coldplay have debuted a music video in support of their new track titled "Lovers in Japan". Filmed in London, the Mat Whitecross-directed video starts off with a small vintage television turned on by frontman Chris Martin. Then he watches the TV showing him and his band playing the song.

Nearing the end, their live performance is interrupted with the downpour of paper butterflies while kaleidoscope with unusual lights is appearing on the background. In addition, the band also craft their own messages on the screen using fancy markers which can write blinking letters.
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A Clip From 'Gossip Girl' 2.09: There Might Be Blood

November 01, 2008 02:41:50 GMT


Blair would do anything to get into Yale, even if it means babysitting a 15-year-old. In the new episode of "Gossip Girl", the Yale-obsessed Blair comes to a prominent Yale donor's apartment in order to win their heart and eventually smoothen her way to the university, but she received little notice from the dean's friend and his wife.

Serena who accompanies her gets more attention from the couple, while a nervous-looking Blair is less than impressive for them. In a desperate measure, Serena offers Blair to take the couple's daughter Emma to a movie in order to please them. However, 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.
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8 Minutes Footage of 'Twilight' Found


November 01, 2008 02:21:13 GMT


A portion of highly anticipated "Twilight" has been screened at the Rome Film Festival and now 8 minutes of it has been leaked out. Giving an extended sneak peek into the vampire drama, the bootlegged footage presents the meeting between Bella and the Cullen family for the first time.

This 8-minute footage is a part of the 15 minutes footage from the Stephenie Meyer's adapted novel premiered at the third International Rome Film Festival. It was screened before the public at 5 P.M. on Thursday, October 30, and it is said to include backstage footage from the film.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Public Memorial Service for Jennifer Hudson's Family Set for Nov. 2


November 01, 2008 01:58:15 GMT


Hudson Funeral Home, which is owned by Jennifer Hudson's aunt and is handling the private memorial arrangements for her slain family, announced Friday, October 31 that a public memorial service for the performer's late mother Darnell Hudson Donerson, brother Jason Hudson, and nephew Julian King is planned for Sunday, November 2 at the South Side Chicago church where the Oscar-winner grew up singing. The service is slated to be held from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the Pleasant Gift Missionary Baptist Church, located at 4526 S. Greenwood in Chicago.

"The Hudson family welcomes anyone who wishes to attend and pay their respects to these three beloved members of the Chicago community," read the announcement made by Hudson Funeral Home. Hudson and her sister Julia, the mother of 7-year-old Julian, reportedly won't attend the service, which will be preceded by an hour-long private service at the church.
News > Music News

Official Cover Art and Tracklisting of Britney Spears' 'Circus' Come Out


November 01, 2008 01:48:59 GMT


Britney Spears has uncovered cover art for her forthcoming sixth major studio album "Circus". The album's cover is dominated by yellow color and displays her posing graciously and smiling courteously.

Beside revealing the album's cover art, her camp also brings forwards the official tracklisting of her much-awaited record. From the listing, it can be seen that the effort is set to carry Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco-produced song "Circus", which is announced as the second single off the album.
 
 
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