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December 12, 2008

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Hugh Jackman Spills Bits of 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' Trailer


December 12, 2008 09:40:13 GMT


One of the scenes to be seen in the trailer of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" will apparently involve Wolverine coming out from water in slow motion. Sharing what he knows to Total Film, Hugh Jackman hints on the particular scene when talking about his expectation of fans reaction towards the trailer of this highly anticipated action movie.

"There's a shot in the trailer that I had in my head...It comes out on 12 December," the 40-year-old actor says. "There's a shot I had in my head of the character coming out of the water from a tank." He then continues, "While I was shooting I was screaming at the top of my voice, 'Raaaahhhhh!' That's what I had in my head how people would see it. There's a shot in my head and you'll see me coming out in slow motion and you see veins and all that and there's no CGI."
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'SNL' Star Andy Samberg Signs Justin Timberlake for 'Incredibad' LP

December 12, 2008 09:31:20 GMT


Together with his Lonely Island troupe writing partners, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, "Saturday Night Live" star Andy Samberg will work with Justin Timberlake on their debut album "Incredibad". Other big names which will also be featured on the upcoming LP are T-Pain, Norah Jones, Jack Black, E-40 and The Strokes' frontman Julian Casablancas.

"We definitely wanted it to be a classic comedy album, but also one you put on more than once," Andy told MTV News. "We've gone out of our way to make it musically pleasing. We started on a few songs that were not funny enough, for us, but they sounded pretty cool. And the bottom line for the project was, 'Is it going to be funny first and music second?' I think it's 95 percent music, and we hope people would throw it on and bump it."
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'Gilmore Girl' Lauren Graham to Take on Another Comedy

December 12, 2008 09:09:45 GMT


After "Gilmore Girls" ended in 2007, the show's star Lauren Graham has spent much time outside the primetime, but not anymore. Variety reported that the actress who portrays Lorelai Gilmore, will bounce back to a comedy drama series produced by ABC.

The show will center around her character, a self-help guru who empowers women to live a stress-free life, but finds it hard to follow her own advices when her boyfriend leaves her. No title or air date have been thrown out yet.
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Video Premiere: Alesha Dixon's 'Breathe Slow'


December 12, 2008 08:52:08 GMT


A music video aimed to promote Alesha Dixon's "Breathe Slow" has been premiered. Filmed in black-and-white scenes, it features the singer dancing ballet in a rehearsal room while singing the mid-tempo jam. It also shows her sitting in a bar while sipping a drink and performing the single.

"Breathe Slow" is a song appearing on her sophomore studio effort "The Alesha Show". Hitting the market since November, the album followed up her debut LP "Fired Up" and peaked at number 26 on U.K. Albums chart.
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Getting Thumbs Up, 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' to Start Filming in Spring

December 12, 2008 08:34:38 GMT


"A Nightmare on Elm Street " will indeed be getting a remake after all. In an interview with Shock Till You Drop, producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form confirmed that the deal to reboot the horror classic franchise has been set in stone. "It's our next movie," Form broke the news, adding further on the potential filming schedule, "hopefully shooting this spring."

On their plan for the remake, Fuller fessed up that they are looking forward to make it like "Friday the 13th", the remake of Sean S. Cunningham's 1980 horror classic. "It's like what we're doing to 'Friday the 13th,'" he explained. "It's not Freddy cracking jokes. We want to make a horrifying movie."
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Sneak Peek to 'Privileged' Episode 1.13

December 12, 2008 08:32:29 GMT


A preview for the new episode of "Privileged" has been released by The CW. It shows Megan trying to take things romantic and seductive with Will, but a slight technical fault ruins the mood. More about Megan and her mom will also be exposed here.

No synopsis or title for the episode have been suggested, but "Privileged" which has been extended to 18 episodes by the network, will return to the TV screen on Tuesday, January 6. The new airing schedule put the show at 9/8c time slot right after the new episode of "90210".
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Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy 'Proud' to Be Bronx Mowgli Wentz's Godfather


December 12, 2008 08:24:06 GMT


Gym Class Heroes' frontman Travis McCoy says he's "so proud" that Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson ask him to be the godfather of their baby, Bronx Mowgli Wentz. "Pete told me I was treading godfather territory and two days later, after I met Bronx and Ashlee saw how good I was with him, it was official," the musician explains.

In further statement, Travis also says both Ashlee and Bronx "are healthy and happy." No words have been given on why Pete asks Travis, and not his other friends, to be his son's godfather.
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'Marley and Me' Rolled Out Red Carpet for L.A. Premiere


December 12, 2008 08:05:19 GMT


Mann Village Theater in Los Angeles is once again packed with celebrities, and this time it is for the Los Angeles premiere of "Marley & Me". Taking place on Thursday, December 11 and attended by many A-listers, the special screening event saw one very special guest, the film's very own 'Marley', which name is listed by Wire Image as Clyde.

Joining Clyde at the red carpet were the novel's writer John Grogan, the film's director David Frankel and studio executives, like Hutch Parker, Elizabeth Gabler and Jim Gianopulos. In addition, "Marley & Me" stars, including Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Eric Dane and Alan Arkin, were also spotted coming to the special screening event as they posed on the red carpet.
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Preview of 'Bones' 4.12: Double Trouble in the Panhandle

December 12, 2008 07:45:36 GMT


Comedic plot will mark the return of "Bones" to the screen on January 15, 2009. A new promo for the episode 4.12 of the series has just been released, showing the extent Brennan and Booth have to endure in investigating the death of a conjoined twins.

The team is informed that female conjoined twins have died in the process of deciding to get separated or not. In order to find clues that will lead them to solve the murder, Booth and Brennan have to go undercover in the circus where the twins work. They act as Wanda and Buck Moosejaw, Canadian performers who are apt in knife throwing acts. Sweets assists both of them with the knowledge on Circus lingo.
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Confirmed, Eminem's Upcoming LP Will Not Feature 'Stan Part 2'

December 12, 2008 07:42:33 GMT


Despite Swizz Beatz's statement claiming that he has submitted "Stan Part 2" for Eminem's forthcoming LP "Relapse", the Detroit rapper said that there won't be such song on his next LP. He told Billboard, "There isn't a 'Stan 2', and there won't be. Stan drove his car off a bridge and I'm not writing a song as Stan's ghost. That would just be really corny."

"Relapse" will be produced by Dr. Dre. On that matter, Eminem stated, "Me and Dre are back in the lab like the old days, man. Just him banging away on tracks and me getting that little spark that makes me write to it. I don't have chemistry like that with anyone else as far as producers go - not even close. Dre will end up producing the majority of the tracks on Relapse.' We are up to our old mischievous ways ... let's just leave it at that."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Carmen Electra's Nude Pics for Playboy Hit the Web


December 12, 2008 07:14:19 GMT


The naked pictures of Carmen Electra for the January 2009 issue of Playboy have hit the Internet. On the cover of the men's magazine, the former "Baywatch" babe is photographed wearing nothing but high heels. She is seen in the shoot starring seductively into the camera with her right hand holding a black cloth to cover her breasts and modesty.

In one photo spread inside the publication, Carmen is seen exposing her body in what looks like a sea side. She bends both of her knees on the sand and has her hands supporting her naked body. A black stuff in the form of Playboy bunny is strategically placed on the front part of her figure to hide her nipples and private part.
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Behind-the-Scene Clip of 'Notorious' Presents Biggie in Concert

December 12, 2008 07:14:16 GMT


MTV has just posted an exclusive featurette of "Notorious". Featuring some of the first scenes when Jamal Woolard as Notorious B.I.G. tears up concert stage, the video footage is filled with commentary from many of the film's stars to MTV News correspondent Sway, who is the last reporter to interview the legendary rapper.

About the filming of the faux concert itself, director George Tillman Jr. shared to MTV News, "I want to make it feel like a concert. Like you're right there in the middle of a show." He then added, "On that day, it felt like I was performing with [Big], 'cause you go out backstage to shoot scenes, you see entourages, you see people with their own cliques hanging out. I felt like I was with a rap star."
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Beyonce Knowles' European Tour Dates Announced


December 12, 2008 07:05:45 GMT


In support of her newly-released effort "I Am...Sasha Fierce", Beyonce Knowles has mapped out a world tour dubbed "I Am...". Working with designer/director Thierry Mugler who will serve as a creative advisor and costume designer for the upcoming event, she will kick off the gig on April 26, 2009 at Zagreb Arena in Croatia.

On her MySpace Page, it is said that the forthcoming show will showcase music and film superstars along with Beyonce's all-female band. In a newly-created high-tech state-of-the-art concert environment, she will be performing musical hits, classics, and surprises for concertgoers' enjoyment.
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'Inglourious Basterds' Photos Reel In More Characters

December 12, 2008 06:46:20 GMT


After Brad Pitt's photo as Lt. Aldo Raine made its round earlier, two more images from "Inglourious Basterds" have been put out. Coming from Filmz.ru, one of the pictures focuses on giving out closer look on Raine, while the other introduces Diane Kruger's Bridget von Hammersmark.

The first still placed on the news photo displays smirking Raine when he is inspecting a line of army-clothed men. The other photo posted below shows von Hammersmar, a German actress who works as an undercover agent, sitting among excited Nazi soldiers.
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Who Will Be Featured in 'Gossip Girl' Spin-Off Revealed

December 12, 2008 06:43:46 GMT


There had been some talks about creating a spin-off to popular teen drama, "Gossip Girl", and some new details that confirm further on the development of the series have been unearthed by Star Magazine. On which characters will be given a focus on the spin-off, Star claimed to have heard from The CW's insider that it will be on the younger versions of Rufus and Lily.

"The show will focus on the early romance between Lily and Rufus," the insider told the publication. "It begins when they first meet, during a time when Rufus and his band are at the height of their career. The show will follow the high society and rock 'n' roll lifestyle in New York."
News > Celebrity Gossip

David Cook Rumored to Propose to Kimberly Caldwell


December 12, 2008 06:37:49 GMT


Dating Kimberly Caldwell for nearly seven months, David Cook reportedly is planning to propose to her during the holidays. The "American Idol" winner is claimed to have been looking for the perfect ring to be given to his leading lady.

Per Star magazine, David is keen to present Kimberly with an extravagant 2-carat diamond and platinum ring from Tiffany's when he pops the question. The gem, still according to Star, costs $54,000.
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Taylor Lautner May Not Return to 'New Moon'


December 12, 2008 06:16:58 GMT


Despite "Twilight" success in digging gold at the box office upon its release, its sequel "New Moon" may lose one of its actors, Taylor Lautner. Entertainment Weekly (EW) reported that the actor who takes the role of Jacob Black in "Twilight" may not return to the sequel because Summit Entertainment won't rehire him.

On the possibility of Lautner not coming back to play Black, EW hinted that the reason of Summit unwillingness to bring Lautner back was because the studio consider the teenage actor to be too "young-looking and slight of frame to play the maturing werewolf". Still, the studio have yet to give out statement regarding the speculation.
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Fresh Viggo Mortensen's 'Good' Trailer Arrives


December 12, 2008 04:49:45 GMT


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John Halder is a devoted father, a brilliant scholar and a lifelong friend, but there are moments in his life that will change his life and the lives of others around him forever. That is what the recently-released trailer of "Good" highlights on. Showcasing the bond he has with his Jew friend, the trailer displays him in difficult situation when he is forced to choose between serving German and saving his friend's life.

Starred by Viggo Mortensen as Halder, "Good" follows the story of this literary professor in pre-Nazi period. When his book exploring his personal circumstances advocating compassionate euthanasia is unexpectedly enlisted by powerful political figures in support of government propaganda, Halder finds his career rising in an optimistic current of nationalism and prosperity. But little that he knows, the propaganda leads to devastating effect.
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Perry Farrell Talks Music Video for 'Twilight' OST. 'Go All The Way'

December 12, 2008 04:46:20 GMT


Perry Farrell and his wife, Etty, reached out to MTV to share what they have in mind to film a music video, supporting "Go All The Way (Into The Twilight)", one of the "Twilight" theme songs. The video will feature club-goers celebrating their mutual attraction with pomegranates and other forbidden fruits, as reported by MTV News.

"This [movie] is about a young man and a young woman. [Edward] wants to go all the way in his heart, but his head is saying no. [Bella] wants to go all the way in her heart and in her head," Farrell explained the theme brought out by the video which will be directed by Andrew Bennett. "It's the idea of going all the way."
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Miley Cyrus Gets Hand-Me-Down Porsche Instead of Dream Car


December 12, 2008 04:41:45 GMT


Turning 16 years old and obtaining the legal permit to drive, Miley Cyrus told Extra that instead of getting her dream car, she drives an old Porsche. "I didn't get the one I wanted, but I got the old car, which wasn't so bad because it was Porsche ... it was a pretty good hand me down," so she said Thursday, December 11, adding the vehicle previously belonged to her mother Leticia "Tish" Cyrus.

Miley Cyrus turned 16 years old on November 23. She held an early birthday bash at California's Disneyland on October 5. Asked by Tyra Banks during the party about her dream car, the Disney star stated, "I want it [Mercedes] black and then just the little Mercedes signs to be pink ... and I would like the stitching and steering wheel to be pink."
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John Glover Joining 'Heroes' as Sylar's Father

December 12, 2008 04:39:27 GMT


Some heroes and villains fall out on NBC's "Heroes" and new ones are introduced. It has been reported by EW's Ausiello Files that the show has hired John Glover who played Lex Luthor's evil dad in "Smallville", to take the role as the father of villainous Sylar.

"When Sylar meets his father, he's going to see a path ahead of him that he doesn't want to take," a Heroes insider told Michel Ausiello. "He has a lot more in common with his father than he realized." This character will be brought up towards the end of the series' next volume, "Fugitives" which will hit the screen on February 2.
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Macaulay Culkin's Sister Dakota Culkin Hit by a Car, Passed Away


December 12, 2008 04:08:22 GMT


Dakota Culkin, the older sister of former child actor Macaulay Culkin, died Wednesday, December 10 after being hit by a car. She was 29 years old.

TMZ, which breaks the news, reports Dakota accidentally stepped off a curb and was struck while she was walking to an unmentioned destination in West Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 9. It was at that time that she was hit by a car.
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Video: Britney Spears Singing 'Silent Night' With Ellen DeGeneres


December 12, 2008 03:54:10 GMT


Britney Spears performed "Silent Night" with Ellen DeGeneres during her visit on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". They first tried to croon "The Christmas Song (Chesnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" but later decided to sing "Silent Night" instead.

Beside entertaining fans with Britney's live appearance, Ellen also managed to poke fun at the "Circus" hitmaker. "I had to keep teaching her about harmony," the stand-up comedian cracked when referring to their duet.
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Beyonce Knowles Potentially Aboard 'A Star is Born'


December 12, 2008 03:33:16 GMT


Having nailed roles in several drama musical films, R 'n' B superstar Beyonce Knowles has been reported to take another role in a musical feature film. This time, the co -star of Adrien Brody in "Cadillac Records" has been signed by producer Jon Peters to star in the remake of "A Star is Born" as told by Jon's wife, Mindy Peters, to Houston Chronicle.

Up to news date, it is still unclear what character Beyonce is being picked up for or whether she would take the Esther Hoffman role once made famous by Barbra Streisand in the '70s. Furthermore, aside from Mindy's statement on the signing in of the "Single Ladies" singer, there is still no official word released related to this casting report.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kate Walsh's Husband Alex Young Files for Divorce


December 12, 2008 03:27:48 GMT


Film executive Alex Young has filed for divorce from his wife, actress Kate Walsh, after 15 months of marriage. Entertainment Tonight is the first to report that matter, claiming the date of the pair's separation is listed as November 22, 2008.

Alex reportedly cites irreconcilable differences as the cause of the split. Meanwhile, speculation arises that there must be something wrong happened between the husband and wife in between November 9 and 29, judging from the fact that they've been seen looking happy together in Las Vegas before.
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Usher Welcomes Second Son, Naviyd Raymond


December 12, 2008 02:50:04 GMT


Usher's wife Tameka Foster has given birth to a baby boy, the couple's second child together, on Wednesday, December 10. Named Naviyd Raymond, the infant was born at 2:33 A.M. and weighed 5 lbs., 13 oz.

A representative for Usher and Tameka confirms the news, saying in a statement "Tameka and the baby are doing fine." It is not mentioned though on the parents and baby's whereabout.
News > Movie News

One 'Twilight' Sequel for Each Year


December 12, 2008 02:30:24 GMT


After Entertainment Weekly reported that "New Moon" is tentatively set for November 20, 2009 release, another interesting tidbit related to "Twilight" sequels has come out. Recently, Bloody-Disgusting throws a speculation that "Eclipse" and "Breaking Dawn" could be heading to the big screen simultaneously one year after another.

That means "New Moon" will be coming out in 2009, while its follow-up, "Eclipse", could be set for 2010 release and the fourth adaptation, "Breaking Dawn", is to follow in 2011. Despite the breaking out of this new speculation, Summit Entertainment have yet to come out with any denial nor confirmation of the matter.
 
 
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