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December 23, 2008

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Video: Miley Cyrus and Jonas Brothers Rock 'Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade'


December 23, 2008 09:50:08 GMT


Teen singing sensation Miley Cyrus is among the A-list stars who rock the annual "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade." She serves as the opening act for the parade, singing the popular track "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town."

To Disney 365's reporter, she says she sings the song because she and her family like it. She also shares what she is celebrating for the year 2008.
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'Star Trek' to Complete Production Soon

December 23, 2008 09:47:42 GMT


"Star Trek" will be completed anytime soon. Posting a message on the sci-fi film's official Facebook page, director J.J. Abrams wrote, "We're just making final tweaks to the movie -- we should be totally locked next week. Then we're going to flash-freeze it so it's totally fresh for you in May. I can't wait for you to see the movie."

"The cast is awesome. The action and effects pushed the stunt team and ILM beyond their limits," the man who is also known as "Cloverfield" producer further teased. "I'm so grateful to this cast and crew - and to all of you for your interest and patience. We'll continue to update this page with new info and exclusives, so check back when you think of it. In the meantime, have a happy, healthy, fun holiday!"
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DAUGHTRY Tapped for FOX's 'New Year's Eve Live'

December 23, 2008 09:37:17 GMT


DAUGHTRY are confirmed to entertain music lovers on FOX's holiday event called "New Year's Eve Live". The band, fronted by 2006 "American Idol" finalist Chris Daughtry, will be performing at the show on Wednesday, December 31 at 11:00 P.M. - 12:30 A.M. ET live; CT/MT/PT tape-delayed.

Joining the rock band to ring in the new year's eve at the upcoming show is 2008 "American Idol" champ David Cook. Former Velvet Revolver's frontman Scott Weiland and rock 'n' roll band Lynyrd Skynyrd will also be seen at the show's stage, singing some of their hit singles.
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'The City' Sneak Peek Presents Whitney Port's Boy Trouble

December 23, 2008 09:36:47 GMT


People TV Watch has just got its hands on an exclusive sneak peek of "The Hills" spin-off, "The City". In support of the upcoming debut of the new reality show, the short clip highlights on the building up tension between the two guys who are close to the series' star, Whitney Port.

Giving more on one particular scene shown in the previously-released trailer, the video footage displays the moment Whitney's newest love interest and Australian musician Jay, and her former love interest Alex, come face to face with each other in a club. While the two are sizing each other up, Whitney watches the brawl from the sidelines. The video can be seen via People.
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Video: Taylor Swift's 'AOL Sessions' Performances

December 23, 2008 08:51:51 GMT


Country music darling Taylor Swift made a live appearance at "AOL Sessions", a special avenue of programming conducted by AOL Music. Strumming on her guitar, she delivered such hit singles, as "Fearless", "White Horse", "Change" and "Love Story", all listed on her sophomore studio album "Fearless".

During the set, Taylor also managed to spill the beans on her experience of writing a song for her mother. "I started writing it ['The Best Day'] in the summertime last year, and I decided I wasn't going to play it for my mom until Christmas. So I finished the song secretly [and] recorded it completely without her knowing," she said.
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International Teaser Trailer of John Travolta's 'From Paris With Love'

December 23, 2008 08:31:44 GMT


A sneak peek into the upcoming action movie "From Paris With Love" has been unraveled through the film's international teaser trailer. In the one-minute video footage, it can be seen that John Travolta goes bald and abominable for his part as FBI Agent Shashank Gates, while Jonathan Rhys-Meyers plays a completely opposite character as young embassy worker Richard Stevens.

Starting with a scene in which Stevens walks in an alley of a building, the trailer opens with a narrator describing the embassy worker as someone young, ridiculous and determine. The narrator then continues explaining that Stevens thinks that he will team up with an exemplary cop, instead he meets with an over-the-top agent, Gates.
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Scarlett Johansson's Used Tissue Sold for 5,300 Dollars

December 23, 2008 08:12:18 GMT


The auction is closed, the bidding war has come to an end, and it is reported that Scarlett Johansson's used tissue has been sold for $5,300. Identity of the winning bidder is kept under wrap and the money will be donated to the hunger relief charity USA Harvest.

Scarlett's used tissue was put on auction on eBay on Wednesday, December 17, during her appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" to promote her new movie, "The Spirit". The auction ended at 21:35:00 PST Monday, December 22.
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Two New Pics From 'Terminator Salvation' Exposed

December 23, 2008 07:42:07 GMT


After a previously-released photo exposed the Terminator factory, two "Terminator Salvation" newly-outed pictures from Slash Film reader Christopher M share another peek at the Terminators in the thriller movie. While one of the pictures displays a man's silhouette with the background of a post Judgement Day landscape, the other one presents John Connor inspecting what seems to be a Hydrobot.

Set in post-apocalyptic 2018, "Terminator Salvation" centers its story on a stranger named Marcus Wright. Wright, whose last memory is of being on death row, will join John Connor, despite Connor's uncertainty of him being either friend or enemy, in a journey that leads them to the uncovering of the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind by Skynet and its army of killing cyborgs.
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Chingy May Be Dropped From Record Label

December 23, 2008 07:36:58 GMT


Chingy, whose real name is Howard Bailey Jr., has reportedly been forced to walk out of recording company Disturbin Tha Peace (DTP). "Basically Howard [Chingy] has been dropped. That's it! There's no more information," so claimed SOHH.

Chingy returned to DTP in 2007 after parting ways with the company in 2004, citing that his mentor Ludacris had cheated him out of cash. Saying that they had "settled the differences" and "put it in the past", the two musicians then teamed up on single "Gimme Dat", taken from Chingy's 2007 LP "Hate It or Love It".
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Alesha Dixon Dating Music Executive Ed Howard

December 23, 2008 07:27:08 GMT


British pop star Alesha Dixon has found a new love in music executive Ed Howard following her separation from husband MC Harvey. The pair, as reported by the Sunday Mirror, fell in love while they were working on her album, "The Alesha Show."

Since then Alesha and Ed were seen having a string of dinner dates. Besides, they were also seen "passionately kissing" during a night at the Movida nightclub in London. "Alesha is madly in love. They make a great couple and the chemistry between them is obvious," a source tells Sunday Mirror. "Ed's good-looking and generous and has her best interests at heart".
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Joaquin Phoenix-Starrer 'Two Lovers' Welcomes U.K. Trailer


December 23, 2008 07:05:42 GMT


Lionsgate Films have come up with an international trailer of "Two Lovers". Made for U.K. consumption, the brand new trailer previews the time Joaquin Phoenix's Leonard meets the two women in his life and builds romantic relationship with them. It also shows how different the two women are. While Michelle is mysterious and beautiful, Sandra is loving and caring.

An intriguing romantic drama about a man torn apart between two women, "Two Lovers" centers on Leonard, an attractive but troubled young man living with his parents in suburban Brooklyn and the two women he is romantically involved, Michelle and Sandra. Finding that Michelle is also deeply troubled and being drawn to Sandra after finding hidden depths in her, Leonard's love life is made complicated when Michelle asks for his help in dealing with the destructive affair she's having with a married man.
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Video: Jonas Brothers Wish Fans 'Amazing New Years'


December 23, 2008 06:25:33 GMT


Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas have nothing, but well wishes for their fans for the year 2009, sending message through a video in which they say "We hope you have an amazing New Years." They continue stating, "We can not wait for all the amazing things coming up. We love you, thank you for everything."

"Wishing You A Happy Holiday," so read the tagline that accompanies the video, which is featured in accompaniment of their just-released special holiday e-card. "We can't wait to see you in the New Year!"
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Six Selected Scenes From 'Damages' Season 2

December 23, 2008 05:09:36 GMT


In support of the upcoming season two of "Damages", several selected scenes of the legal drama series have been released by the FX network. Giving a sneak peek to what to expect next in the series, the snippets bring up various problems faced by the characters. The videos also pick up different focus of the series from thought on revenge to Patty's nightmare.

Season two of "Damages" will be kicked off on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 10/9c on the FX network. It is said that the episode entitled "I Lied, Too" will deal with Glenn Close's Patty Hewes who finds herself entangled in a case with personal and professional repercussions when a man from her past, Daniel Purcell, calls.
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Dean Martin to Receive Lifetime Achievement on 51st Annual Grammy Awards


December 23, 2008 05:07:50 GMT


Dean Martin will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement award during the ceremony of the 51st Annual Grammy Awards for his lasting contribution to music industry. On the recipient's list for the honor, he will be joined by Brenda Lee, The Four Tops, Blind Boys of Alabama, Hank Jones, Gene Autry and Tom Paxton.

Recording Academy president Neil Portnow is excited with the choice for the lifetime awards. He says, "Their outstanding accomplishments, legendary passion and artistry have positively affected our culture and will continue to influence and inspire generations to come."
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T-Pain to Go Country With Tim McGraw

December 23, 2008 04:17:37 GMT


Hip-hop mogul T-Pain reveals that he plans to enter recording booth with Tim McGraw. He comes to such an idea after running into the country music singer on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" show last November.

"We talked about getting in the studio together, so that's probably going to happen soon," T-Pain tells E! Online about his plan. Thinking of "something cool and different", he adds, "We gotta be more country than hip-hop."
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Paul Sculfor Gives Up His Bachelor Pad to Move in With Cameron Diaz

December 23, 2008 04:07:53 GMT


Cameron Diaz is rumored to be having a new roommate as his model boyfriend Paul Sculfor is claimed to have moved in together with her. OK! magazine breaks the news, quoting an insider as stating, "Paul has given up his bachelor pad. He moved into Cameron's home in the hills above the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood."

Rumors on the lovers moving in together have been mounting since July this year. In late October, they were claimed to have been seen house hunting in Los Angeles to find a home for them to live in together.
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Screenwriter David Koepp Talks Tom Hanks' Langdon in 'Angels and Demons'

December 23, 2008 04:03:22 GMT


With "Angels & Demons" hitting the post production phase, the film's screenwriter David Koepp opens up about the upcoming drama thriller movie. To MTV News, the 45-year-old writer/director discusses many things from Tom Hanks' new haircut to his thought on the sequel so far.

Mentioning that he didn't do anything to tweak the first film, "The Da Vinci Code", he confesses that he is glad that Hanks goes on with a shorter haircut for the sequel. "Anything I say there would be critical [of the first film]. So no, not really," he says. "Well, the shorter hair. They went with shorter hair in this film, which I think was a good choice." On the controversial hairdo, he further adds, "People obsess over strange things. And it never occurs to you while you're making a film that 'This will be something they'll be talking about'."
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Elton John to Perform on 'NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly'

December 23, 2008 03:21:43 GMT


Elton John has been confirmed as one of the musical guests on "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly". At the forthcoming event, he is set to sing hit single "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me", which is coming off his 1974 studio effort "Caribou".

"I can't wait to spend New Year's Eve with my biggest fans in America and the UK," Elton shared his excitement following the announcement. "This will be a fantastic night. I can't think of a better way to see in 2009."
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Samantha Ronson Blogs About Recovery and Fans' Support Following Brief Hospitalization

December 23, 2008 03:13:38 GMT


Celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson took to her blog Monday, December 22 to thank fans for their support following her hospitalization on Sunday, December 21. In her post, she also gave up-date on her latest condition while she is recovering from an undisclosed illness.

"Thanks for all your messages," Samantha wrote in her post. "I'm home and all good. Was just pretty exhausted from traveling and working too much to buy Chanukah gifts and my Jewish mother was worried about me," so she explained about her trip to L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Sunday with the companion of girlfriend Lindsay Lohan.
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Ashley Tisdale Aboard 'The Suite Life on Deck' in January


December 23, 2008 03:07:31 GMT


Expected to make a guest appearance in "The Suite Life on Deck", Ashley Tisdale will finally come on board the S.S. Tipton in the new year. The latest news coming from the sitcom series reveals that the actress who plays Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney's "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" will reprise her role as London's BFF in the spin-off's January 16, 2009 episode.

In the episode entitled "Maddie on Deck" to be aired at 8/7c on Disney Channel, Tisdale's Maddie will be seen visiting Zack, Cody and London in Europe and capturing the heart of 8-years-old prince Jeffy of Lichtenstamp who wants her hand in marriage. The story goes on with a catch that if Maddie refuses the prince's request, she will be imprisoned and S.S. Tipton will not be permitted to leave Lichtenstamp.
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Pete Wentz Says Ashlee Simpson's Breast Milk Tastes 'Soury' and 'Weird'


December 23, 2008 02:44:59 GMT


Appearing on SIRIUS' The Morning Mash Up! on Monday, December 22 to talk about several issues, like fatherhood, baby fat, and breast milk, Pete Wentz claimed he has tasted his wife Ashlee Simpson's breast milk and "it tasted like - it's kind of soury weird milk." Though so, "The baby loves it, it's the only thing he's had a chance to have," he added when referring to his baby boy, Bronx Mowgli Wentz.

Pete next talked about working off his baby fat. "I gained 10 pounds at least. I usually hang out around 135, 134, I go up to about 140, and when I hit 148, I get fat face," he revealed. "For the most part, we're going on walks - that kind of stuff. I think it comes off easier for her because she gets to breast feed and I don't have the luxury of doing that," he stated comparing his weight gain to Ashlee's.
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Holly Madison Makes Criss Angel a Paper Ring, to Propose to Him


December 23, 2008 02:08:48 GMT


Model and TV personality Holly Madison is taking her love relationship with illusionist Criss Angel to the next level, showing her love for him by making him "a paper ring." He wouldn't wear it though, forcing Holly to make a promise that "when he starts wearing his paper ring," she "will be the one to propose."

Having quite a different perception of their romance, Criss explained, "You know, what Holly and I have is really something that money can't buy. She is enough for me." Showing their support for each other, Holly and Cris had joint birthday at LAX on Friday, December 19 to celebrate her 29th birthday and his 41st birthday.
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Sandra Bullock Gets a Lap Dance in 'The Proposal' Extended Trailer


December 23, 2008 02:07:25 GMT


"The Proposal" has just got an extended version of its first trailer. Timed at 3:06, the brand new promotional video brings forth a series of never-before-seen footage from the Touchstone Pictures romantic comedy, including the scene when Sandra Bullock's up-tight character, Margaret Tate, gets a lap dance from a male stripper.

When Margaret, a high-powered book editor faces deportation to her native Canada, she comes quick with a solution, declaring that she's actually engaged to her unsuspecting assistant, Andrew. Having been tormented by Margaret for the years he's been working with her, he agrees to participate in the scheme, but with a few conditions of his own. With an immigration official on their tails, the unlikely couple heads to Alaska to meet his family and faces another problem as his family plans an impromptu wedding.
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Britney Spears Reportedly Up for 'Dance of Love' Rehearsal


December 23, 2008 02:05:57 GMT


Rumor has it, after attending a dancer audition taking place at Los Angeles dance studio on Sunday, December 21, Britney Spears has flown to India for a "dance of love" rehearsal. During her brief visit in the country, she is rumored to have a two-day practice session with Sandip Soparrkar.

"I'll be meeting her for work only, when she visits Jodhpur," Sandip told local media in regard of the rumor. "We'll just be doing a bit of rehearsals, since I am planning to do the rumba, which is the dance of love. Britney is really looking forward to coming to India. She's heard a lot about it and what tops her list here is trying out the spicy Indian curry."
 
 
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