WHAT'S HOT?

Home > News
 

November 13, 2008

News > Music News

'Twilight' Soundtrack Tops Chart on Billboard Hot 200


November 13, 2008 09:57:42 GMT


"Twilight" soundtrack album featuring Paramore's "Decode" makes its debut at number 1 on Billboard Hot 200 albums chart, having sold about 164,700 copies in its first week in the U.S. stores since it was released on November 4. Meanwhile, AC/DC's "Black Ice" slips to No. 2 with 160,000 units sold.

Lingering at number 3 is "High School Musical 3: Senior year" soundtrack with 110,000 copies sold. Hinder's second album "Take It to the Limit" bows at number 4 with 81,000 selling point and Pink's "Funhouse" slips three places from number 2 to number 5.
News > TV News

Sneak Peek to 'Bones' 4.10: The Passenger in the Oven

November 13, 2008 09:50:29 GMT


The next episode preview of "Bones" has been released. Entitled "The Passenger in the Oven", the episode will revolve around a dead body which will be found in a microwave of an airplane, and follows the progress of Angela and Roxie's relationship as Hodgins tries to move on.

Episode 4.10 will also show Booth and Brennan having a trip to China. In the flight, they will be faced with the discovery of a dead body. Racing against the clock before the plane lands in China and they lose their jurisdiction over the case, the forensic anthropology duo use Brennan's high-tech equipment, as well as the airline passengers' odds and ends, to send evidence back to the Jeffersonian for processing.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Actor Scott Wolf and Wife Expecting First Child, a Boy


November 13, 2008 09:41:27 GMT


Access Hollywood breaks the news that Scott Wolf's wife Kelley Limp is pregnant with their first child. Breaking the good news was the actor himself, who confirmed his wife's pregnancy to Access Hollywood's Billy Bush on Wednesday evening, November 12.

Scott didn't mention how far along Kelley in her pregnancy nor did he disclose on her due date. However, he did reveal that the baby is a boy, adding he and Kelley are very "excited" about the forthcoming addition into their family.
News > Movie News

'The Dark Knight' Score Cut Out of the Run for Oscar


November 13, 2008 09:32:36 GMT


The score of "The Dark Knight" has been left out from Academy Awards consideration. In the latest news related to the summer blockbuster movie, Variety reported that the superhero movies's score has been disqualified by the music branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures' executive committee.

Allegedly, the ruling out of the music from its run to be one of the coveted awards' competitors has been taken due to the listing of multiple names on the cue sheet. Inside sources claimed that five names, composers Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard, music editor Alex Gibson, ambient music designer Mel Wesson and composer Lorne Balfe, were listed as composers on the music cue sheet.
News > TV News

P. Diddy to Guest Star on 'CSI: Miami'


November 13, 2008 09:06:44 GMT


Rap personality, Sean Combs also known as P. Diddy, will make a cameo on television soon. The Grammy and MTV Video Music Awards winner has been picked up to guest star on CBS's hit police drama series, "CSI: Miami".

Moreover, it has been reported that P. Diddy has signed a deal with CBS for two episodes' appearance on the series, scheduling to air in early next year. In the episodes, the rapper reportedly will be featured as a federal prosecutor opposite Horatio Caine, played by David Caruso, and other regular characters.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Cameron Diaz to Celebrate Christmas With Paul Sculfor's Mother

November 13, 2008 09:04:45 GMT


Movie beauty Cameron Diaz is planning to fly to the U.K. this Christmas to meet boyfriend Paul Sculfor's mother, it has been claimed. Reportedly, the model would like Cameron to attend a festive meet-up with his family.

"Paul has really fallen for Cameron. They have a lot of fun together," a friend of Paul tells the Daily Express. "He's hoping to take her over to meet his family in England around Christmas time. He thinks his mom will just adore her."
News > Movie News

'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Go to School in 'The Squeakuel'


November 13, 2008 08:39:02 GMT


"Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel" will see the harmony singing chipmunks going to school and trouble coming in the form of the Chipettes. Talking to MTV News on Wednesday, November 12, co-producer Ross Bagdasarian Jr. reveals that the boys will get one interesting "out of water" experience. "The boys will wind up going to school for the first time," so he says.

Admitting that the sequel will present a different part of the boys, the son of the man who created the famous singing chipmunks further adds on what the boys will be dealing with in school. "They go to a combined middle school and high school, so there's all kinds of [human] kids around them," he explains. "You know, kids in the beginning can be cruel, so those first few days are a little bit tough for the boys."
News > Music News

Britney Spears' New Songs 'Circus' and 'If U Seek Amy' Arrive in Full


November 13, 2008 08:06:02 GMT


Britney Spears' new singles "Circus" and "If U Seek Amy" have been available for full stream. Both songs will be listed on her sixth major studio album "Circus" which will be dropped in the U.S. stores on December 2.

"Circus" was written and produced by duo Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco while "If U Seek Amy" was produced by Max Martin. A music video for "Circus" has been in the work, Spears confirmed during the November-6 ceremony of 2008 MTV European Music Awards where she was awarded "Act of the Year".
News > Movie News

Guillermo del Toro Details on the Creatures to Be Featured on 'The Hobbit'

November 13, 2008 07:33:01 GMT


Guillermo del Toro, director of "The Hobbit", talks to Coming Soon about the creatures that are going to be featured on the upcoming adventure-fantasy flick, about which he gushes, "We want to do a muscle-driven, radio-controlled suits for a couple of things." He goes on revealing, "I already started that with Wink in 'Hellboy II.' Wink was pushed as far as we could within the time limits and the budget limits of the movie and we're going to take what we learned and apply it."

Picking up dragon Smaug, the creature in "The Hobbit", as a reference, del Toro credits J. R. R. Tolkien for describing it "magnificently." "It's already a fantastic character. So, obviously, dragons, you ask every person what their best favorite dragon is, they will give you a different answer. In my mind, what we're going to attempt on the design of this creature and the creation of this creature needs to push the envelope beyond anything you've ever seen on that kind of creature," he argues.
News > Movie News

'Watchmen' Second Trailer to Debut November 13

November 13, 2008 07:29:39 GMT


An interesting tidbit about new trailer of "Watchmen" has come out. Providing latest information on the film, Yahoo! Movies has announced that the second trailer of the Zack Snyder-directed film will make its online debut a day earlier than the trailer's theatrical screening.

About it, Yahoo notes that the fresh promotional footage will be available on Thursday, November 13, at 5 P.M. PST. Before this news breaks out, the trailer was set to hit the theaters on Friday, November 14, along with the theatrical debut of "Quantum of Solace".
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Seether's 'Breakdown'


November 13, 2008 07:17:54 GMT


A music video aimed to support Seether's new single "Breakdown" has been debuted. In filming the video, the alternative rock band team up once again with music director Tony Petrossian who previously helped them making videos for "Fake It" and "Rise Above This".

On the video, frontman Shaun Morgan appears on a Rubik's Cube puzzle. A woman holds it and splits it into two blocks. She seemingly tries to clear his head from dirty thought by removing blocks displaying a nude woman and arranging the rest by putting inside his head blocks with her picture on.
News > TV News

'My Own Worst Enemy' and 'Lipstick Jungle' Possibly Get Axed


November 13, 2008 07:06:08 GMT


Bad news comes from NBC network. E! Online has been informed by "reliable sources" that on November 12, the network has decided to terminate its two TV series, "My Own Worst Enemy" and "Lipstick Jungle", at the same time.

The termination is believed to have something to do with the series' ratings. By its third episode, "Enemy" only received 5.2 million viewers, slipping down from the pilot's rating that got 7.3 million viewers. Having similar poor rating, "Jungle" merely received 4.9 million viewers from its latest episode.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Josh Gracin and Wife Welcome Fourth Child, a Baby Daughter

November 13, 2008 06:34:59 GMT


Josh Gracin's wife Ann Marie Kovacs has given birth to a baby girl on Wednesday afternoon, November 12. A representative for the country music singer confirms the good news to US Weekly, stating that the baby was born in Nashville, Tennessee.

Josh and Ann name their newborn infant Isabella Sophia Gracin. At press time, there are no information on the little girl's height and weight.
News > Movie News

Plans on 'Magneto' Film Still in the Works

November 13, 2008 06:31:52 GMT


Bringing an updated news on one particular "X-Men" spin-off project, producer Lauren Shuler Donner has shared on what she knows about "Magneto". To Empire Online, she confirms that the proposed movie is in the works. "I think first we wanted to make Wolverine, and then David [Goyer, the attached director] took another film, and there wasn't a lot of time," she said. "But I'd like to make that - we'll have to see."

Adding that the script has been written, she emphasizes that the plot will deal with the younger Magneto and Charles Xavier. "We have a script on Magneto which is actually sort of Magneto and Charles Xavier. It's Erik and Charles in their early, early years," she explains, confirming the previous idea that the movie centers on the man who later becomes Magneto, Eric Lehnsherr and on the idealistic days of Professor X.
News > Music News

Jonas Brothers' 'Lovebug' Posters Up for Sale


November 13, 2008 05:51:37 GMT


Jonas Brothers' fresh exclusive posters taken during the filming of "Lovebug" music video have been on sale. Featuring the band's members in retro appearance, the posters are outed as part of a promotional project for the newly-released single.

To purchase the two limited-edition collector's posters, fans can log on to the Jonas boys' official website before November 18 because the offer will run off on that day at 9 P.M. Meanwhile, the samples of the posters can be checked after the jump.
News > TV News

FOX's Official Preview of 'Prison Break' 4.11: Quiet Riot


November 13, 2008 05:50:05 GMT


Preview of "Prison Break" episode 4.11 has been released officially by FOX network itself. Entitled "Quiet Riot", the episode will feature another Michael Scofield's efforts to get Scylla for everyone's good.

After discovering Scylla's location which has been moved to a bunker in Pennsylvania in the last episode, Michael, Lincoln, and Sucre will try to get in to the Company headquarters. Michael, who has been diagnosed of having a hypothalamus tumor, will volunteer himself and risk his life to break into the bunker. Racing against his deteriorating condition, Michael attempts to steal Scylla with Sucre's help, but the success of the plan lays on Sucre's hand.
News > TV News

Preview of 'CSI: NY' 5.08: My Name is Mac Taylor

November 13, 2008 05:03:40 GMT


Coming to its 100th episode, "CSI: NY" presents an episode called "My Name is Mac Taylor" where a series of murders are linked by the fact that all the victims are named "Mac Taylor". Rumer Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis will guest star in the episode as Mackendra Taylor and "American Idol" alum Chris Daughtry as Machiavelli Taylor.

Two murder victims are found within two weeks, the New York team must struggle against time in order to hunt down this killer before the worst happens. Mac Taylor happens to be the same name as the show's lead detective which is played by Gary Sinise and 15 other people in the city, Macdonald Taylor, Mackiyo Taylor, Machiavelli Taylor, Mackinley Taylor and Mackendra Taylor among others. The latest manages to escape from the murderer's clutch although suffers from bruises and cuts.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Taylor Swift Says Joe Jonas and Camilla Belle Have 'Been Dating for Months'


November 13, 2008 04:50:03 GMT


In the wake of reports claiming Joe Jonas and Camilla Belle are an item, Taylor Swift has confirmed that the pair has been together for months even before the media expose their hush hush romance. Speaking about her ex-boyfriend's relationship with the older actress, Taylor allegedly indicates that Camilla is the third person in her relationship with Joe. "That's why we broke up," she briefly says.

Taylor, who initially remained tight lipped on her romance with Joe, confirmed earlier this month that he dumped her over the phone. She has since acted very vocaly about her feeling towards their failed love relationship and already talked to several media about it.
News > Movie News

Possible Promotional Photos of 'Dragonball' Leaked

November 13, 2008 04:37:29 GMT


More pictures are leaked out from "Dragonball Evolution". On Tuesday, November 11, James Marsters Czech Fansite, Civilized James, has posted five fresh photos from the live-action adaptation of Japanese popular manga. The newly-released images display the characters played by Chow Yun-Fat, Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin and Marsters.

Three of the leaked pictures, highlighting on Master Roshi, Bulma and Goku, are posted below as well as on the news photo, while two others which exhibit wicked-looking Lord Piccolo can be seen via Civilized James. The Goku's picture is the same with the one outed by Dragonball the Movie earlier in which he is sitting on what seems to be a Can-Am Spyder.
News > Music News

Winner of 'Vocalist of the Year' at 42nd CMA Awards Announced


November 13, 2008 04:24:22 GMT


Carrie Underwood claims her reign as "Female Vocalist of the Year" at November-12 ceremony of 2008 Country Music Association Awards. She beats down such big names as Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, and Taylor Swift.

Meanwhile, for "Male Vocalist of the Year", the award goes to Brad Paisley after competing with Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, George Strait, and Keith Urban. Although beaten down on "Male of the Year", Strait still grabs an award with his latest album "Troubadour" winning over Underwood's "Carnival Ride", Brooks & Dunn's "Cowboy Town", Jackson's "Good Times", and Chesney's "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates".
News > TV News

John McCain's First Post-Election Interview on 'Tonight Show with Jay Leno'

November 13, 2008 04:11:49 GMT


Defeated but not wounded, John McCain showed up on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tuesday, November 11, his first public appearance after the election where he loses from Barack Obama. Among the things that the Republican senator talked about, was his running mate, Sarah Palin whom he expects to "play a big role in the future of this country."

Stepping in to the limelight, McCain said that he's been "sleeping like a baby" since the election wrapped up last week. He joked, "Sleep two hours, wake up and cry." He then went on telling about the state he represents, Arizona.
News > Movie News

Chilling Teaser Trailer of Roland Emmerich's '2012'


November 13, 2008 04:08:59 GMT


How would the governments of planet Earth prepare six billion people for the end of the world? That is the question offered by "2012 (2009)" teaser trailer as a Tibetan monk runs up the rocky hills to sound off a giant bell. When he manages to strike the bell once, water starts to take over snow-covered mountains and washes everything on its path.

Mixing the closing in of Mayan calendar with natural disasters, "2012" presents an epic adventure about a global cataclysm leading to the end of the world. The movie is said to center on the heroic struggle of the survivors among whom are Amanda Peet and John Cusack's characters.
News > TV News

Pamela Anderson to Make a Cameo on 'Kath and Kim'


November 13, 2008 03:39:31 GMT


NBC's comedy series, "Kath & Kim", will welcome a new guest star on the series' upcoming episode. The American version of the popular Australian comedy series of the same name has picked up Playboy personality, Pamela Anderson, to appear on the same set with Molly Shannon and Selma Blair.

EW's Hollywood Insider has reported that Anderson will make her debut appearance on "Kath & Kim", playing herself. Meanwhile, the "Baywatch" and "V.I.P." actress has not given any statement towards her upcoming role on the series. Plus, there is no further information about Anderson's upcoming episode and airdate.
News > Music News

Miley Cyrus Joins Performers List of 2008 American Music Awards


November 13, 2008 03:36:44 GMT


Miley Cyrus, Beyonce Knowles, and Christina Aguilera have been announced as musical guests at this year's ceremony of American Music Awards. They will join Mariah Carey, Coldplay, Kanye West, Jonas Brothers, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Ne-Yo, Pink, The Pussycat Dolls, and New Kids on the Block at 36th Annual AMAs .

"I am so excited to be able to perform live for my fans at the American Music Awards and celebrate my Sweet 16 too," Miley commented on her upcoming live appearance at the awards. The same excitement is also revealed by the promoters of the event regarding Christina's performance. They said, "We are very excited to have Christina Aguilera perform at this year's show. She raises the bar with each live performance, and you can expect something special at the 2008 American Music Awards."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Carmen Electra to Pose in Eight-Page Spread for Playboy's 55th Anniv

November 13, 2008 03:30:50 GMT


No stranger to doing raunchy poses for magazine spreads, Carmen Electra is reported to be featured in an all-new eight-page spread for Playboy's forthcoming 55th anniversary January issue. People magazine is the first to break the news, which has since made its round all over the web.

Neither Carmen nor Playboy has verified the circulating report. In the meantime, it is widely believed that Carmen's pictures will hit the web prior to the release of the special issue on December 12 later this year.
News > Movie News

'Crossing Over' Trailer Arrives


November 13, 2008 03:11:25 GMT


"Crossing Over", the drama movie that teams up Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Sean Penn and Ray Liotta, has welcomed its first trailer. Telling the stories of hopeful immigrants and the immigration enforcement officers, the trailer presents the problems faced by both the immigrants entering Los Angeles in search of better life and the officers working with them.

This Weinstein Company movie follows the struggles of different nationalities' immigrants in achieving legal status in Los Angeles. Showing the reality the immigrants find when they try to create their own American dream, it deals with the border, document fraud, the asylum and green card process, work-site enforcement, naturalization, the office of counter terrorism and the clash of cultures.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds to Have 150 Guests on Second Wedding


November 13, 2008 02:53:22 GMT


Reportedly planning to hold a second wedding, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds, who initially exchanged wedding vows in a top secret ceremony in September, reportedly will invite 150 guests to the planned festivity. It is not mentioned just yet who will make it to their guest list.

Speculation on Scarlett and Ryan will hold a second wedding first popped up early last month, only days after they got married. It was widely believed that both movie stars will hold a larger wedding celebration.
News > Music News

Early Winners of 42nd Country Music Association Awards


November 13, 2008 02:50:19 GMT


Industry professional members of Country Music Association have made their choice and early winners from 2008 Country Music Association Awards have been announced. Rascal Flatts, George Strait, and Sugarland are some of the artists who receive the prestigious awards at the November-12 ceremony.

Starting with the announcement of the winner from "Song of the Year", Sugarland's "Stay" wins over Alan Jackson's "Good Time", Brad Paisley's "Letter to Me", Strait's "I Saw God Today", and Trace Adkins' "You're Gonna Miss This". The award from this category goes to songwriter and primary publisher, meaning that Byron Gallimore, Kristian Bush, and Jennifer Nettles as the producers of "Stay" share the prize to be brought home.
News > TV News

Official Preview of 'House M.D.' 5.08: Emancipation

November 13, 2008 02:41:13 GMT


FOX have released another preview to their medical dramedy show "House M.D.". On the November 18 episode called "Emancipation", House and the team will handle a case where a young factory manager drowns her lungs in liquid that causes her to have delusions. Apart from the medical reasons, they too must find out what the teenager has been doing to herself.

The girl patient informs House and team that she is an emancipated minor living on her own and supporting herself, and has ever since her parents passed away. The team begins treatment for suspected heart problems, and House emphasizes that they keep it strict to the medical procedures of finding what's the cause of the disease and not treating them for "chronic idiocy." But when Kutner chooses to sympathize with the patient rather than follow House's directions, he and the team find out the hard way that the girl may not be telling them the truth.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kanye West Feeling Lonely, Wants to Start Family Soon


November 13, 2008 02:22:13 GMT


Hip-hop artist Kanye West opened his heart and shared his feeling to the press, saying he's feeling lonely since the death of his mother Donda West last year. He, thus, wants to start a family soon, but finding it hard to find the perfect match.

Attending a London listening party for his new album "808's & Heartbreak" Tuesday, November 11, Kanye told reporters, "It's lonely at the top." He then explained, "Losing my mom, having no woman in my life to support me - I feel like I'm on my own and can only express it through my music."
News > Movie News

Extended Look at Gort Through 'Day the Earth Stood Still' International Trailer

November 13, 2008 02:18:45 GMT


More and more never-before-seen footage from "The Day the Earth Stood Still" have been let out and this time, they come from an international trailer of the sci-fi thriller. Providing another take to the film, the trailer chronicles the moments leading to the destruction of the Earth. It also displays an extended look of Gort and explains what it is capable of.

A contemporary reinvention of its Robert Wise-directed 1951 classic, "Day the Earth Stood Still" tells the story when an alien messenger named Klaatu comes to Earth to warn the leaders. As governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind his appearance, a microbiologist and her stepson get caught up in Klaatu's mission and uncover what he means by being a "friend to the Earth".
News > Music News

Sneak Peek of Rihanna's 'Rehab' Music Video


November 13, 2008 02:10:10 GMT


Rihanna's music video in support of single "Rehab" has been revealed through 28-minute snippet. Directed by Anthony Mandler, the video was shot at Vasquez Rocks Park outside of Los Angeles on October 21. It features Justin Timberlake as a cameo playing Rihanna's love interest.

"Rehab" is eight single taken from Rihanna's 2007 studio album "Good Girl Gone Bad". The song was written by Timberlake, Timbaland and Hannon Lane, with Timberlake and Timbaland contributing backing vocals in the bridge of the song.
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter