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November 15, 2008

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A New Clip and Preview of 'Ghost Whisperer' 4.08: Heart and Soul

November 15, 2008 08:01:44 GMT

A new clip and preview of the next episode of "Ghost Whisperer" have been released. With the title "Heart & Soul", both sneak peeks hint on Melinda Gordon's second chance to fall in love again.

The preview of episode 4.08 features Melinda played by Jennifer Love Hewitt struggling hard to recover herself after the dead of his husband Jim Clancy portrayed by David Conrad. While doing so, she finds the urge to help a man, who is suffering from amnesia, to gain back his lost memory.
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Details of Jessica Alba's Reported Second Wedding

November 15, 2008 07:37:27 GMT

Rumor has it, Jessica Alba is planning to hold a second wedding to husband Cash Warren. The pair, who tied the knot in secret ceremony in May this year, is reported to have been planning to host a lavish second wedding ceremony next month for friends and family to attend.

My Park magazine, which breaks the report, claims Jessica has already "ordered a stunning custom-made off-white Chanel dress trimmed with lace" for the event. The gown reportedly costs $47,000.
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Holiday Christmas Trailer of 'The Spirit' Hits

November 15, 2008 07:22:06 GMT

Anticipating the Christmas Day release of "The Spirit", Lionsgate Films have released another trailer to the live-action adaptation of Will Eisner's comic strip. Extremely short with around half-a-minute viewing time, the new video footage describes how other characters see The Spirit. It also teases more never-before-seen footage from the film.

"Spirit" centers on a rookie cop by the name of Denny Colt. Returning from the dead, he poses as a masked hero seeking to sweep off criminals from Central City, including his foe, Octopus. Along the way, he meets a line of women seducing him out of his track for their own personal goals.
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William Ayers Interview on 'Good Morning America', the Video

November 15, 2008 07:17:11 GMT

Chicago professor and Vietnam-era domestic terrorist, William Ayers sat down with Chris Cuomo of ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday, November 14 to discuss some things, mainly the one on his association to the newly-elected president, Barack Obama. Among the questions that Cuomo threw to him was why did Ayers decide to call Obama a "family friend" while Obama prefer to call him a guy from neighborhood.

When Obama was running for the presidency, talks were rife on his association with Ayers that was thought as a possible jeopardy on his chance to win the election. "GMA" played some quotes from Obama's rivals, Hilary Clinton, Sarah Palin and John McCain that emphasized on this matter before welcoming Ayers to the show.
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Video Premiere: James Morrison's 'Nothing Ever Hurt Like You'

November 15, 2008 07:15:15 GMT

A music video in support of James Morrison's "Nothing Ever Hurt Like You" has made its world premiere. The video features the English musician performing the new track with his band in a studio with huge lamps illuminating the room from the background.

"Nothing Ever Hurt Like You" is a song written by Morrison himself teaming up with Barry and Mark Taylor. The single, released in the U.S. only on September 23, is listed on his second major studio album "Songs for You, Truths for Me", which has been available for U.K. purchase since September 29 via Polydor Records.
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Taylor Swift: 'My Red Carpet Dress Weighed About 400 Pounds'

November 15, 2008 07:15:06 GMT

Fresh from her performance at the 42nd annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday, November 12, Taylor Swift took time to blog about her red carpet gown. She also addressed on meeting up with her idol Shania Twain during the ceremony.

"In other fashion news, my red carpet dress weighed about 400 pounds," Taylor wrote on her MySpace blog Friday, November 14. "Actually, about 30. But it was still heavy. It was like dragging around two small children, dangling from my ankles. And it made a lovely jangling noise whenever I walked. It was made out of huge jewels, platinum chips, and other metal-ish things that would fall off at random intervals throughout the night ... and my dad would reach down and pick each one up and say 'Ebay.' Whenever people would ask me what it was made of, I'd just say I broke a mirror, dipped myself in glue, and rolled around in it."
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'Twilight' Clip From MTV's 'Spoilers' Outed

November 15, 2008 06:55:55 GMT

A clip of "Twilight", which has been aired on MTV's brand new show "Spoilers" on Friday, November 14, has come out. Taking about a minute long, the footage focuses on the time Edward saves Bella from Tyler Crowley's van. The cut-together piece also shows the two discussing the accident at the hospital.

In the hospital scene, it can be seen that Bella tries to find explanation of what she has witnessed during the car incident. But, when she pursues the answer, Edward throws a series of reasons defending himself. Claiming that he could get to her fast because he stands right next to her, Edward soon learns that what Bella only wants to figure out the impossible and does not wish to expose his secret.
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BFFs Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato Share Style Secrets to Seventeen

November 15, 2008 06:37:45 GMT

Considered role models by many young girls, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato share the secrets behind their fashion style to Seventeen magazine. In an interview with the publication's December/January issue, each of the best friends talks about weakness for particular stuff in fashion styles.

As for Selena, the Disney teen sensation admits she has lots of scarves. "Part of my closet is just scarves. And then I'll open drawers and find them randomly ... I'm obsessed," so she says about her obsession with the stuff.
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Audio Stream of Lil Wayne's 'Dedication 3' Mixtape

November 15, 2008 06:25:05 GMT

Lil Wayne's collaboration mixtape with DJ Drama titled "Dedication 3" has arrived in the U.S. on November 14 and the playlist carrying the songs from the LP has been posted below. The record features beat sounds from OutKast's "Art of Storytelling 4", T.I.'s "Whatever You Like", Too Short's "Couldn't Be a Better Player", Soulja Boy's "Shootout", and V.I.C.'s "Get Silly".

"Dedication 3" is aimed to follow up Wayne's two previous mixtapes "Dedication [Chopped & Screwed]" and "Dedication 2". Explaining the difference between the newly-released effort and the former ones, Drama said that on this mixtape, the rapper gives more space for Young Money's artists such as Tyga and Jae Millz. The DJ told MTV, "...Definitely more Young Money [Entertainment] than it was on the first two tapes. It was always Young Money on the tapes, but I think this one is more for what Wayne is doing. ..."
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Battle With the Dark Force in New 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' Trailer

November 15, 2008 06:18:09 GMT

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" has just got its second trailer. Presenting another look into the highly anticipated fantasy movie, the new trailer turns the focus to professor Horace Slughorn. Kicking it off with the introduction of Slughorn to Harry by Dumbledore, the footage compiled moves on showing Slughorn teaching at Hogwarts and Ron accidentally drinking poisoned mead.

The trailer also displays Ron, who after mistakenly eats the chocolate cauldrons Romilda Vane meant for Harry, finds himself madly in love with her, prompting him to force Harry to introduce him to her. Providing a good balance between good and evil, this trailer highlights on Dumbledore sharing the memories he's collected in his Pensieve with Harry to make him understand the past.
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First Trailer of Wayans Brothers' Spoof Film 'Dance Flick'

November 15, 2008 06:15:02 GMT

"Dance Flick", a spoof comedy project by the Wayans brothers has received its first trailer. A satirical movie that parodies many dancing films like "Hairspray", "High School Musical", "Save the Last Dance" and "Step Up 2 the Streets", "Dance Flick" is sort of a family project that involves many of the Wayans clan.

The film is taking on the story of a rich, white girl named Megan from the suburbs who finds herself on a series of misadventures when she moves to the mean streets of the inner-city after her mom dies. Megan then befriends some people who share similar interest with her, dancing.
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NBC to Develop New Dancing Show With Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller

November 15, 2008 06:00:17 GMT

After signing a deal with Hilary Duff for a new sitcom series, NBC network has been reported to sign a deal with Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller to set up another new project for early 2009 launching. The network has announced that Lythgoe from "So You Think You Can Dance?" and Fuller from "American Idol" will serve as the executive producers for this new reality show which has a theme of dancing competition.

NBC has prepared two tentative titles for this new dance competition show, "Superstar Dancers of the World" and "Dance Masters of the World". It informs further that the show will feature professional dancers from eight different countries, U.S., India, Ireland, Australia, Argentina, Russia, China and South Africa, performing different styles. Plus, Michael Flatley, the guest judge of "Dancing with the Stars", will serve as the host of the new show.
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Exclusive 22 Minutes of 'Changeling' Featurettes

November 15, 2008 04:55:06 GMT

Closing in to its U.K. release on November 26, "Changeling" has just got an exclusive 22 minutes long video footage, consisting of five new featurettes from the Clint Eastwood-directed drama thriller. Starting it all with a featurette entitled "Finishing the Fight: The Making of Changeling", the compilation continues with other featurettes called "Ripped From the Headlines", "The 'Eastwood' Method", "Dressing The Part" and "Recreating Old Los Angeles".

Having varied viewing time, each of the featurettes discusses different subjects of the based-on-real-event movie. They also present a look behind the film's production from the story of one woman's struggle to find her missing son amidst insurmountable odds to the directing part of Eastwood, and from the challenges to make the costume believable to the recreation of late 1920 Los Angeles amidst the modern city.
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Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof Talk Craving, Baby's Sex and Names

November 15, 2008 04:55:04 GMT

Pregnant Alyson Hannigan and her husband Alexis Denisof were attending Best Friends Animal Society's 15th Annual Lint Roller Party in Hollywood on Thursday, November 13 when they talked to the press about issues, like the sex of their upcoming baby and possible names for the infant. They, moreover, also addressed on her pregnancy craving.

"It has to be the exact right ones. They're the sweet, kosher pickles. They can't be the pepper, garlic or whatever-it has to be the right one," Alexis revealed about Alyson's craving. "If I bring the wrong ones home, she won't touch 'em."
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50 Cent's Upcoming LP Held Back

November 15, 2008 04:46:47 GMT

A spokesperson from Interscope Records confirmed that 50 Cent's fourth major studio album "Before I Self Destruct" will be pushed back to next year's release. No specific reason is revealed regarding the delay but extra features are reportedly in the work to be added as a bonus.

"Before I Self Destruct" was supposed to be dropped in the U.S. market on December 16. However, updated news from 50's camp reveals an unspecified date issued as "The beginning of '09" as the new timetable for his album's release date.
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Marvel Animation Develop 'Thor' for TV Series

November 15, 2008 04:32:05 GMT

Thor, the blonde-tressed and hammer-wielding hero, will be adapted into a TV series developed by Marvel Animation. A 26 half-hour episode series reportedly is on the agenda to be premiered sometime in fall 2010, a few months after its big screen version is scheduled to hit the U.S. theaters on July 16, 2010.

No title has been suggested but according to The Hollywood Reporter, the series will follow Thor as he "defends his mythical home of Asgard against fantastical villains, fiendish hordes, winged creatures and angry giants." Apart from presenting various locations, the series will also include characters from its comic versions such as Balder the Brave, the Warriors Three and Thor's evil adopted brother, Loki.
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Picture of Joe Jonas and Camilla Belle's Mexico Vacation Emerged

November 15, 2008 04:07:09 GMT

Amidst the rift that happens between Joe Jonas and Taylor Swift over their broken love relationship, a new picture that sees Joe together with rumored new girlfriend Camilla Belle has been found. The pic, which is made public by US Weekly, is claimed to have been taken on the beach in Cabo San Lucas on November 9.

In the picture, Joe is seen baring his chest, wearing a short pants, and slurping on a drink. His younger brother, Nick Jonas, is seen standing nearby, rocking a white top and red short pants. Camilla, meanwhile, is seen smiling with her body being wrapped in a huge towel.
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Beyonce Knowles to Perform at Rockefeller Center

November 15, 2008 03:48:40 GMT

Beyonce Knowles is set to make a live appearance at the 11th annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast. The event will be held on the holiday season Wednesday, December 3 at 8 - 9 P.M. ET/PT and will be broadcast live on NBC from Rockefeller Center's Art Deco plaza in the heart of Manhattan.

The upcoming concert will be hosted by NBC's weather anchor Al Roker. Other musicians to perform at the concert are David Cook, Jonas Brothers, Faith Hill, Tony Bennett, Harry Connick Jr., Rosie O'Donnell, The Broadway Kids, Rascal Flatts, and Solange Knowles.
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Hilary Duff Returns to TV, Signing a Deal With NBC

November 15, 2008 03:39:05 GMT

"Lizzie McGuire" alum, Hilary Duff, will make another appearance on television soon. The singer has been reported to make a return to small screen by signing a deal with NBC to star on the network's yet-to-be-titled sitcom series.

Moreover, as announced by Ben Silverman, the co-chairman of NBC's Entertainment/Universal Media Studios, Duff's new sitcom will be produced by Universal Media Studios. Silverman also states further that Duff will be picked up to guest star in various current NBC's shows over the next year.
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Actress Nia Vardalos Adopts a Little Girl

November 15, 2008 03:26:02 GMT

Golden-Globe nominated actress Nia Vardalos has adopted a little girl. Name of the child, who's less than 5 years old, hasn't been disclosed for privacy reason.

According to her representative, Nia and her actor husband Ian Gomez initially adopted the girl several months ago, but have decided to make it public because they want to encourage other people to follow in their footsteps by adopting children in need. "They are going public now to bring attention to National Adoption Month and the 500,000 children in foster care," the representative explains in a statement. "Of these children, 129,000 are 'legally free' for adoption and waiting for a family."
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Behind-the-Scenes of Jesse McCartney's 'It's Over' Music Video

November 15, 2008 03:05:08 GMT

Jesse McCartney has been working on a music video to promote his latest single "It's Over". From on-the-set video posted below, it can be seen that the still-in-the-work music video will feature his on-stage performance with two male backing dancers in a lounge bar.

A young woman named Melissa is also introduced as his in-video love interest. Near the end, she will dramatically disappear from the scene. "Different scenarios, different set ups, different flash backs, something good time and the bad in the relationship" will be captured on the video slated to be debuted on November 18.
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Jennifer Hudson Thanks People for Love and Concern Following Family Murder

November 15, 2008 02:31:16 GMT

Oscar-winning star Jennifer Hudson took to her MySpace blog Friday, November 14 to express her gratitude for the outpouring support people have given her in the wake of the murder of her family. In a brief message she wrote, "I want to thank each and every one of you for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time." The actress-singer went on adding, "My sister and I take great comfort and strength from your love and concern."

Jennifer's "Thank You All" post on her MySpace blog came hot on the heels of the release of her GAP holiday ad campaign that saw her modeling the brand's Wintersoft Turtleneck. Though the timing seemed inappropriate for the fashion retailer to have the ad published, it insisted that Jennifer herself has given her blessing for the ad to be unveiled.
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Kanye West Arrested After Scuffle With Paparazzo, Released Without Charge

November 15, 2008 01:59:02 GMT

Rapper Kanye West was arrested early Friday morning, November 14 outside a nightclub in Newcastle, England after he allegedly attacked one photographer who was trying to snap his pictures. Fortunately, he has been released "without charge" and no further legal action is taken against him, a representative for the authorities has confirmed.

Kanye visited Newcastle's Tup Tup nightclub on Thursday night, November 13, after playing a sold-out show at the Metro Radio Arena as part of his "Glow in the Dark" world tour. He later was seen leaving the hot spot with four female companions when suddenly shouted out to a photographer who was taking his pics.
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Looking Into 'Valkyrie' Through Director Bryan Singer's Eyes

November 15, 2008 01:47:54 GMT

In support of the December release of "Valkyrie", MGM and United Artist have compiled a brand new featurette which oversees the World War drama thriller through the eyes of director Bryan Singer. Containing many fresh snippets from the movie, the video footage highlights on the works the 43-year-old did for the movie.

Different from the previous featurette, this nearly three-minute fresh featurette is filled with commentary from the cast, including Bill Nighy, Kenneth Branagh and Tom Cruise, as well as from the film's writer Christopher McQuarrie about working with the helmer of "Superman Returns". In it, Singer also shares his vision on what kind of story he wants to deliver.
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EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek of The Fray's New Single 'You Found Me'

November 15, 2008 01:20:07 GMT

A brand new song "You Found Me" from The Fray has been unveiled through a 40-second video snippet. Featuring two of the band's members in the studio strumming their drums and guitar, the video gives out a preview of the song's instrumental sounds.

"You Found Me" is confirmed to appear as the band's first single off their self-titled sophomore studio album which is set for U.S. release on February 3, 2009. The song will be able for stream on their official website starting at 10. P.M. Thursday, November 20. On November 23, they will perform the new song live for the first time at 2008 American Music Awards which show airs on ABC starting at 8 P.M. EST.