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December 05, 2008

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Preview of 'Ugly Betty' 3.11: Dressed for Success


December 05, 2008 09:59:14 GMT


Episode eleven of "Ugly Betty" season three has been revealed through its newly-outed preview. It can be seen from the preview that Betty Suarez's character, played by America Ferrera, will try to be a "big city conquerer."

The preview also features Betty appearing in a what seems to be a fashion show. Then, it follows this neighborhood girl when dealing with a situation which may have something to do with hospital as she is captured receiving a call from someone.
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2008 National Board of Review's Winners Announced

December 05, 2008 09:46:30 GMT


Winners of the 2008 National Board of Review have been unveiled on Thursday, December 4 and among the awards recipients is "Slumdog Millionaire". The Danny Boyle's drama about a poor Indian boy who gets a shot at winning millions in a television game show has been given three kudos, including for the coveted Best Film prize.

Apart from taking the Best Film title, "Slumdog" also brings recognition to its actor, Dev Patel who won Breakthrough Performance by an Actor. Additionally, it also gives Best Adapted Screenplay for screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, who shares the prize with "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" writer Eric Roth.
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Robert Pattinson Credits Local Drama Group for Acting Success


December 05, 2008 09:15:31 GMT


Finding his nowadays fame as "a bit of a surprise", Robert Pattinson confesses he began his acting career from nothing and so credits his local drama group, Barnes Theatre Club, to have contributed to his popularity. "I owe everything to the Barnes Theatre Club," he says in a statement.

"I never did acting in school," Robert recalls further. "My dad was in a restaurant and saw a bunch of pretty girls and decided to go up and ask where they had been. They said they went to this drama club, so he said we'd better go down too! It's the only time he's done something like that," so he shares the story on how he learned acting for the very first time in his life.
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'Hancock' Sequel Confirmed


December 05, 2008 09:02:21 GMT


Being one of the summer blockbuster movies, "Hancock" will reportedly be getting a sequel treatment. When talking to Joblo while promoting his upcoming movie "Seven Pounds", the action drama's star Will Smith has come up with a confirmation that "Hancock 2" is "definitely" happening.

Despite insisting that another "Hancock" movie will be seen in the future, the 40-year-old didn't give direct answer when asked whether he will reprise his role as the sarcastic and misunderstood superhero. Instead, he stated that "there are a lot of unexplored characters in the Hancock universe that would be ripe for a sequel."
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Sneak Preview of 'Grey's Anatomy' 5.11: Wish You Were Here


December 05, 2008 08:39:13 GMT


A preview for episode eleven of "Grey's Anatomy" season five has been revealed through the recently-released video posted below. The preview teases more dramas that may happen on the next episode entitled "Wish You Were Here".

As stated on the preview, the team of Seattle Grace Hospital's doctors has to deal with several conflicts in their private and professional lives. They will be losing their minds, breaking promises, and facing the most controversial case of their careers.
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Promo Trailer of Jim Carrey's 'I Love You Phillip Morris' Uncovered

December 05, 2008 08:26:02 GMT


An extended promo trailer of "I Love You Phillip Morris" has come out. Posted by Trailers Land, the three minutes more video gives an introduction to the main character, Steven Jay Russell played by Jim Carrey, revealing his life before and after he realizes that he is gay as well as the events leading him to have an affair with cellmate, Phillip Morris.

Based on the real life events of con artist and impostor Russell, the Europacorp drama comedy follows Russell in his efforts to stay together with his gay lover. A married father, Russell lands himself time in Texas' prison for his conman ways. Falling in with his cellmate Morris, Russell escapes from prison four times doing whatever he can like faking his own death only to meet his lover.
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Marilyn Manson Snapped Holding Hands With Evan Rachel Wood Lookalike


December 05, 2008 07:56:09 GMT


Goth rocker Marilyn Manson has sparked rumors he is back on the dating scene again after he was snapped holding hands with ex-girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood lookalike. The supposed new lovers were photographed walking hand-in-hand while enjoying an outing in Miami on Wednesday, December 3.

Marilyn Manson has been put under the media microscope ever since he split from then wife, burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, in December 2006. Speculation was mounting at that time that he cheated on her.
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Jazmine Sullivan Wants to Duet With Chris Martin

December 05, 2008 07:36:00 GMT


Soul music singer/songwriter Jazmine Sullivan stated that she wants to record a song with Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin. "I actually want to do a song with Chris Martin," Jazmine confessed to People during an interview. "So maybe somebody will introduce me to him, or I can slip him an album and he can listen!"

Apart from her desire to collaborate with Chris Martin, Jazmine Sullivan also shared her excitement concerning her being nominated for five nods at 51st Annual Grammy Awards, which is to be held on February 8, 2009, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. "It was surreal," she claimed. "I've been working for this my whole life and to see it finally pay off is just wonderful."
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Clips of 'The Biggest Loser' Final Four Episode


December 05, 2008 07:25:40 GMT


Four new clips have been compiled into one video player as sneak peeks to week 12 episode of "The Biggest Loser". Most of the clips feature the contestants doing lots of exercises and preparing for the final challenge of the season.

In the first clip, Michelle expresses her sadness over Renee's elimination. As the last remaining contestant from the black team, she also confesses in the clip that she is scared by the fact and feels lonely. At the same time, the blue team which consists of Ed, Heba, and Vicky are celebrating their victory of being in the final four, as captured in the second clip.
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Full-Length Trailer of 'Friday the 13th' Hits


December 05, 2008 07:09:26 GMT


"Did you know a young boy drowned here?" a woman asks in the beginning of the recently-released trailer of "Friday the 13th". As the woman continues to explain further about the boy, the promotional video moves on with a shot of a lake and woods before suddenly a van jumps to the scene. Inside, a group of friends are having the time of their lives as they head into the cabin owned by the parents of one of the youngsters. As they soak up the fun, danger lurks in the corner.

Filled with many never-before-seen footage, the fresh trailer is considerably longer than the previous videos. It also brings in more on the horror unleashed by serial slasher Jason Voorhees as he targets the group for his next victims. Towards the end of the 2 minutes thirty seconds video, a counting up of the victims is done, each number teases on who will be dead next. The counting ends when it strikes number 13.
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Video Premiere: Dierks Bentley's 'Feel That Fire'

December 05, 2008 06:51:13 GMT


Country music singer Dierks Bentley has released a music video aimed to promote his new song "Feel That Fire". In the video, he is seen singing verses narrating "about a girl who wants to be as alive as humanly possible, to feel everything, to take it to the hilt."

"Feel That Fire" is a self-penned song which contains electric guitar sounds blended with up-tempo jam. Reportedly listed in Bentley's upcoming fourth major studio album of the same name, the song peaked at number 7 on Canadian Radio & Records Country Singles chart but only managed to land at number 71 on Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart since its release in late September.
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Explore the Origins of July 20th Plot Through 'Valkyrie' Interactive Timeline

December 05, 2008 06:26:49 GMT


In anticipation to the nearing wide release of "Valkyrie", United Artists have got together a special interactive timeline for the drama thriller based on the true story of the daring and ingenious plot to assassinate Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler. The July 20th plot interactive timeline chronicles the momentous occurrences from the day Hitler was appointed as Chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933.

Other than giving out the prominent dates and events throughout 1933 to 1944 that shaped the elaborate scheme, the July 20th plot interactive timeline also provides photos and detailed information behind a specific date listed. So far, the timeline has yet to reach the July 20, 1944, the day the planned assassination will be delivered. It is stopped at the "Turning Point" on June 7, 1944, but description on the particular date promises that the July 20th plot will be unfolded.
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Cher Plots to Cover '60s Classic Hit Singles in New LP


December 05, 2008 06:05:44 GMT


Cher plans to enter recording booth to cover 1960s classic songs for her forthcoming studio album. Spilling the beans on the matter, she reveals that she wants to re-cycle hit singles from such musicians as The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Otis Redding.

"I'm planning an album of all these great songs from the '60s that I've never covered before," Cher said in an inteview. "It was such a magical time for music - groups like The Beatles, The Hollies, The Zombies, The Kinks, the Stones [The Rolling Stones] and singers like [Bob] Dylan and Otis Redding."
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Jonas Brothers to Celebrate Grammy Nod With Football and Some Pinkberry


December 05, 2008 05:43:54 GMT


Instead of celebrating their Best New Artist Grammy nomination in big way, Jonas Brothers prefer to have a low key festivity by having a football game. Besides, they also opt to have some Pinkberry.

Nick Jonas told Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards nominations on Wednesday night, December 3 in Los Angeles, "We really like football. So, possibly a nice flag football game with some of our friends" when asked about how he and his brothers will celebrate the nomination. Joe Jonas, on the other hand, said he would have "some Pinkberry." He explained, "It's like having ice-cream, but afterwards you don't feel like, 'Oh, I just had a bunch of ice cream.' You feel like, 'All right, I feel good.'"
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Mischa Barton May Guest Star on 'Ugly Betty'

December 05, 2008 05:43:29 GMT


"Walled In" actress, Mischa Barton, is reported to guest star on ABC's comedy drama, "Ugly Betty". Hollyscoop reported the 22-year-old actress may get her debut appearance on the popular series for a five-episode guest arc.

As stated by "Ugly Betty" insiders, the series' staff are still in talk, dicussing about Barton's future appearance. "Mischa's career is at a standstill, so this might be great for her. It's not a done deal yet, but talks continue," said the insiders.
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'Dragonball' Possibly Gets a New Title


December 05, 2008 05:06:02 GMT


"Dragonball" could possibly get a title extension. According to Coming Soon, the 20th Century Fox may add "Evolution" to the current title of the James Wong-directed action fantasy, making it to potentially be called "Dragonball Evolution".

Providing prove to the speculation, the publication further noted that the studio has registered a domain name DragonballEvolutionMovie.com. Though Fox have yet to make an official announcement related to the potential change, it has also been said that the new title has been making its round on the studio's internal marketing memos.
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Michelle Trachtenberg to Return to 'Gossip Girl'


December 05, 2008 04:48:48 GMT


Michelle Trachtenberg may have another appearance on The CW's popular series, "Gossip Girl". According to Nylon Online, the series' producers are planning to bring back the "Black Christmas" star to reprise her role as Georgina Sparks for the teen drama's upcoming episode.

Hinting about the possible return of Trachtenberg, "Gossip Girl" executive producer, Josh Schwartz, said, "It's safe to say you haven't seen the last of her." Besides, it is also reported that the network plans to put Trachtenberg's guest stint towards the end of this season. In the meantime, there is no deal or script done yet but it is in the works for the last third of season two.
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Britney Spears' 'Circus' Official Music Video Premiered


December 05, 2008 04:11:02 GMT


One day after the full leaked music video for her new single "Circus" hit the web, Britney Spears moves up the premiere date for the video from December 5 to December 4. While the unofficial video features low quality scenes, the official one is filmed in high quality with the same circus-themed captures showing a lion, elephants, jugglers and a fireeater put as cameos.

In related news, Britney Spears will be touring for a roadshow known as "The Circus Starring Britney Spears". Starting on March 3, 2009 at New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, LA, she will continue traveling across North America and Canada with The Pussycat Dolls as her main supporting act to complete at least 26 other dates.
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Jennifer Hudson 'Extremely Honored and Humbled' by Four Grammy Nods

December 05, 2008 04:09:59 GMT


Jennifer Hudson, who is still mourning the death of her mother, brother, and nephew, has admitted she is "extremely honored and humbled" by the four Grammy nominations that she obtains for her self-titled debut album. Expressing her gratitude, she was quoted as saying on Thursday, December 4, "It's been a childhood dream of mine to release an album, so to receive 4 Grammy nominations is truly a blessing."

The nods she earns for the upcoming 51st annual Grammy Awards are Best R&B Album and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. The other nods are Best R&B Song for "Spotlight", and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals for her duet with former "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino on song "I'm His Only Woman."
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Izzie's Potential Illness on 'Grey's Anatomy' Revealed

December 05, 2008 03:17:31 GMT


The possible truth about the real condition of Dr. Izzie Stevens' character, played by Katherine Heigl, on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" has been revealed. As multiple reliable sources informed to EW's Michael Ausiello, the reason behind Izzie's hallucination of having interaction with dead people is a matter of health- and brain-related.

EW noted that Izzie's health problem is similar to an aneurysm, a blood-filled dilation which most commonly occurs in arteries at the base of the brain. The good news is that the disease will not be fatal. In the meantime, there is no confirmation from the network about this potential aneurysm disorder.
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Celine Dion Plans to Expand Her Family, Has Frozen Embryo

December 05, 2008 03:08:05 GMT


Tied to do more shows until late next year, Celine Dion has stated that after completing her concert tour she's planning to have more children with husband Rene Angelil. To CBS "Early Show" host Julie Chen, she said "Yes, we do have a frozen embryo. We'd love to extend the family," when asked to verify the rumors that she wants to expand her clan and has a frozen embryo.

"I started to talk to Rene Charles about it. He said 'Can we have four and five?'" Celine said about discussing the idea of having more children with her 7-year-old son Rene Charles Angelil. "So if we're blessed again, I will be very happy to come back and do another interview with you and talk about it. I will be the first one to be extremely happy."
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Akon Feels 'Gutted' After Losing Michael Jackson Collaboration


December 05, 2008 02:52:18 GMT


During an interview, Akon revealed the he was "gutted" after his duet song with Michael Jackson was dropped from the tracklisting of his newly-released record "Freedom". Opening up to The Daily Star, he put the blame over the missing out of the collaborative single on Internet leaks.

"Musically we were on the same level and we wanted it to be special," Akon explained in a statement. "We wanted it so that when people got my album, it was something that was never heard. But the leak stopped those plans."
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Sneak Peek of 'Terminator Salvation' Trailer


December 05, 2008 02:46:08 GMT


Before the full trailer of "Terminator Salvation" is making its way for fans enjoyment, 35 seconds of it has been brought into attention by Entertainment Tonight. The brief sneak peek presents mostly Christian Bale's character, John Connor. It also teases off the look at some of the terminators as well as the actions to be expected from the action thriller film.

Starting off the snippet is the scene of a mud-covered man screaming amidst the heavy rain. It quickly shifts to the footage where Connor says, "Devil's hands have been busy". Then, the action takes over with Connor seen firing his weapon. Displaying many of the thrilling sequences, the video ends with a reminder that the trailer itself will be premiered at Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday, December 9.
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Robert Pattinson Talks About Fans, Fame, and Dream Date


December 05, 2008 02:05:35 GMT


22-year-old actor Robert Pattinson shares to reporters how his life has changed after starring in hit vampire drama "Twilight," revealing his unusual habit and the recognition he receives. Despite all the attention he gets, he admits he isn't looking for a girlfriend at the moment.

Attending the London premiere of the box office flick on Wednesday, December 3, the heartthrob said he sometimes picks up some of the characteristics of his character, which is a vampire, when he is "out with the ladies." About that, he jokingly told the press, "I've been known for a little nibble." Previously, it has also been revealed that proposing to girls as a joke when introducing himself to them is one of his unusual habits.
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Second Trailer of 'Delgo' Arrived

December 05, 2008 02:02:51 GMT


The second trailer of Freestyle Releasing's animated movie "Delgo" has been released. Though shorter than the previous one, this one gives out more on the truce between the two opposing races, and the friendship between a spunky Nohrin princess and a reckless Lockni teenager when the hostilities between their opposing races escalate.

The trailer opens with a scene of the serene mystical land of Jhamora where two leaders of disputing races, the winged Nohrin and the terrestrial Lockni, forge a peace, thinking that the truce will last forever. It continues to show that when a forgotten enemy returns, all hell break loose.
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Video Premiere: Lily Allen's 'The Fear'


December 05, 2008 01:59:07 GMT


A music video in the accompaniment of Lily Allen's brand new song "The Fear" has made its way out. Shot in Bedfordshire, it presents the British singer singing the song surrounded by hunks dancing around her. Near the end, it shows her walking out of her balloons-decorated house, away from the crowd.

"The Fear" is a mid-tempo jam coming off Lily's sophomore major studio effort "It's Not Me, It's You". Starting with a melodic guitar sounds, the song mainly talks about the superficiality in the entertainment industry. "I wanna be rich and I want lots of money/I don't care about clever..." she sings before blasting off the celebrities who think taking their clothes off will make them more famous. "It will be shameless/Cuz everyone knows this is how you get famous."
 
 
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