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December 24, 2008

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Preview of 'Fringe' 1.11: Bound

December 24, 2008 10:11:11 GMT


The preview to the 11th episode of "Fringe", titled "Bound", has been unleashed. It begins with a scene showing two men pushing a bed with a woman being tied on it, into a room.

Stopped at one point in the room, one of the men, the old one, is seen touching the woman's cheek with his glove-covered hand. "Who are you?" the voice in the preview says. "What do you want? Are you going to kill me?" After that, the old man and the other one, who is younger, turn the bed over.
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Jodi Lyn O'Keefe Talks Her Bad Girl Role in 'Prison Break'


December 24, 2008 09:49:49 GMT


Jodi Lyn O'Keefe sits down with TVGuide to talk about her role as bad girl Gretchen Morgan in "Prison Break" season four. "I'll give myself extra credit for that!" she says during the interview.

When asked if the series goes on another season and she could resurface, she answers she would love to see Gretchen breaking out of the women's prison. "Yeah! [Laughs] That would be great," so she states.
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No Third 'Narnia' Movie for Disney


December 24, 2008 09:40:21 GMT


"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" has faced an upsetting news before it even begins filming. On Tuesday, December 23, both Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media have confirmed that the third "Narnia" movie will have to move on without the mouse house supporting its production.

Choosing not exercising its option to co-produce and co-finance the sequel to "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian", the studio pointed out on budgetary and logistical reasons. Still, they do not elaborate more on those reasons. Due to Disney's exit, Walden reportedly will look for other partner, which most likely candidate for the moment is said to be the 20th Century Fox.
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MTV's 'America's Best Dance Crew' 3rd Season Premiered on January 15


December 24, 2008 09:27:12 GMT


Celebrating the coming new year, MTV brings forward the third season of its popular TV show "America's Best Dance Crew." The dancing competition, which is hosted by Mario Lopez, is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, January 15.

Hip-hop artist Lil Mama, former member of NSYNC, JC Chasez, and hip-hop choreographer Shane Sparks, will all reprise their roles as the show's judges. Besides, the show will also have the same format with the previous two seasons.
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Paramore Love to Be Part of 'New Moon'


December 24, 2008 08:46:47 GMT


Following the success of "Twilight" soundtrack album, which debuted at number 1 on Billboard Hot 200 Albums chart, selling 164,700 copies in its first week in stores, Paramore reveal their excitement to be part of "Twilight" sequel, "New Moon". Guitarist Josh Farro tells OK! magazine, "We're not campaigning, but we'd love to be part of it."

Commenting on their involvement in crafting "Decode" and "I Caught Myself" for "Twilight" theme songs, singer Hayley Williams considers it as "a phenomenon." She says, "We're just thrilled to be a part of it. Our fans were part of our following before we blew up, and I think it means something to them, too. It's opened a whole new world, and it definitely means a lot for our career. It's changed a lot."
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Kevin James Runs From Baddies in 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop' Clip

December 24, 2008 08:45:45 GMT


An exclusive clip of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" has been put forth by MTV. Focusing its attention on Kevin James' titular character, the short sneak peek to one particular scene in the comedy movie displays the time Paul Blart comes across the baddies in one of the mall's stores.

Unaware of the fact that the two men have ill intention, he at first warns them that the mall has been closed and offers his escort to the nearest exit. But, when one of the thugs puts out his gun, he realizes that he is in so much trouble and thus runs as fast as he can using his Segway away from the bad guys, who are chasing him using bikes.
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Video: Miley Cyrus' Meet-and-Greet With Patients at Children's Hospital


December 24, 2008 08:16:10 GMT


Enjoying the holidays, Miley Cyrus spent time Tuesday, December 23 to visit patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville. Accompanied by her singer father Billy Ray Cyrus, she had a meet-and-greet session with patients and their families at the facility. The father-daughter duo, moreover, also struck some poses with people who happened to be at the hospital.

In between his time there, Billy toured the hospital's pediatric program and met patients at the Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic. Greater than that, he also presented a check from the Fraternal Order of Eagles, a national group that supports the pediatric diabetes program at Vanderbilt. As for her part, Miley gave the child patients her autographs. A young fan of her told reporters, "Me and Jacob watch the show every day", adding that, "IT was worth it, the lines and everything."
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'To Love and Die' Gets Premiere Date


December 24, 2008 08:00:23 GMT


"To Love & Die" has gotten its premiere date. The USA TV series will start its first season, consisting of 12 episodes, to the small screen one day before the new year's eve, on December 30 at 8/7c.

Coming from NBC Universal Television Studios and Broadway Video, "To Love & Die" teams up Shiri Appleby and Tim Matheson. It will follow Shiri's Hildy Young when she was convinced that her dating problems would be resolved if only she were able to track down the father she never knew, Tim's James White.
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Rihanna Considered for 'The Last Dragon' Role


December 24, 2008 07:51:03 GMT


Rihanna could end up sharing screen with Samuel L. Jackson in "The Last Dragon". In an interview with MTV News, Wu-Tang Clan kingpin, RZA, confesses that though several female artists were being looked at for video show host/singer Laura Charles, he tends to choose the 20-year-old to fill in the part in the remake project.

"That's the one I'm rooting for," the rapper who serves as the remake movie's producer said of Rihanna's potential casting. He further explained that everyone involved in the project is leaning towards having an artist to portray the character once made famous by Prince protege, Vanity. "We're keeping that same concept of the girl being in the music business," so he claimed.
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First Trailer of Russell Crowe-Starrer 'State of Play' Debuted

December 24, 2008 06:53:48 GMT


Universal Pictures have debuted the trailer of "State of Play" via Yahoo Movies. Said to have been screened in front of "Frost/Nixon", the promotional video starts with a shooting to death of a woman. Then, it continues to introduce the pivotal characters in the movie, investigative journalist Cal McCaffrey and rising congressman Stephen Collins.

A determined D.C. reporter, McCaffrey, comes across a murder case which entangles his old friend, U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins, who happens to have an affair with the woman murdered. As he and his partner, Della, fall deeper into the investigation to uncover the killer's identity, he steps into a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation's power structures.
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Preview of 'Momma's Boys' 1.03

December 24, 2008 06:34:48 GMT


A denser tension will be felt on the third episode of NBC's "Momma's Boys". As seen in its preview, the door bell is rung and two men bringing in to house a special delivery, which is large box that contains files of each of the remaining female contestants.

The files carry detail information about each of the ladies that they don't want anyone to know. The boys' mother can't hide their excitement that they will able to read everything they want to know about their prospective daughter in-laws. The ladies, on the other hand, show fear on their faces.
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Video Premiere: Katy Perry's 'Thinking of You'


December 24, 2008 06:07:36 GMT


A new music video to promote Katy Perry's ballad song "Thinking of You" has made its way out. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, it revolves around the sad story of the singer. It follows her when she is left by her in-video lover who is shipped off abroad to a war.

Started with a capture of the songstress sitting in an old vanity table in a bedroom, the video continues with a sad looking Katy holding her lover's picture. It then shows she makes out with another man. But, when she gets a vision that her beloved one is shot in a bloody war, she stops kissing the man and pushes him away. With tears running down her face, she then dresses up in funeral clothing and walks out of her house.
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Lance Armstrong Confirms Girlfriend's Pregnancy


December 24, 2008 05:18:05 GMT


Lance Armstrong has officially confirmed that he and his girlfriend, Anna Hansen, are expecting their first child together. Making public the news, the cyclist tells People, he and Anna "are thrilled" to share that their baby is set to be born June next year.

"We are very much looking forward to what 2009 brings on many fronts," Lance says in a statement. "We appreciate respecting our privacy, as we are both eager to celebrate the holidays as a family."
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Focus Features Animation '9' Welcomes First Teaser

December 24, 2008 05:15:43 GMT


The first teaser trailer of Focus Features animation, "9", has been released exclusively through Apple. Opened with an aerial shot of a post-apocalyptic world where everything is destroyed and looking bleak, the teaser moves on as a narrator takes over, explaining why he creates 9. As the footage moves on from 9 to the world around the rag doll, he states that his world is ending, but life must go on.

A feature-length adaptation of Shane Acker's short film of the same name, "9" follows a sapient rag doll who finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. Discovering a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction, he convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they are to survive, and they must discover why the machines want to destroy them in the first place. As they'll soon come to learn, the very future of civilization may depend on them.
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Ben Stiller Recovering From Broken Forearm

December 24, 2008 04:58:27 GMT


Actor-comedian Ben Stiller is in New York City, recovering from a broken arm as a result of a snowboarding accident. He doesn't suffer from more serious injuries, it has been confirmed, and so he is expected to make a speedy recovery from the injury.

According to various reports, Ben was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital on Sunday, December 21 following the mishap. There he had top hand specialists treating his injury. He was released from the facility later that day.
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A New 'The Pink Panther 2' Trailer Comes Out


December 24, 2008 04:33:40 GMT


When the legendary pink panther diamond has gone missing for the second time, the bumbling French police inspector, Jacques Clouseau, assembles an international dream team to aid him in solving the case. And, in the brand new trailer of "The Pink Panther 2", one can catch a glimpse of his new team.

Though the footage doesn't exactly introduce each of Clouseau's team members, it can be seen that his team consists of Alfred Molina as Chief Inspector Randall Pepperidge, Aishwarya Rai as criminology expert Sonia, Jean Reno as Gendarme Gilbert Ponton and Andy Garcia as Inspector Vicenzo Brancaleone. Apart from teasing the other characters in the sequel, the trailer also shares more on the problems caused by Clouseau. One in particular is the blackout of Paris.
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Jennifer Hudson to Make First Live Performance Since Family Tragedy

December 24, 2008 04:08:08 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has been confirmed to sing live at 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year gala, marking her first performance since her family was murdered in October. At the event, honoring musician Neil Diamond in recognition of his exceptional artistic achievements as well as his philanthropic work, she is scheduled to sing one of Neil's songs.

Beside lining up Jennifer, the upcoming show, taking place at Los Angeles Convention Center, will also feature live appearance from Coldplay. At the banquet, the British musicians will also be joined by the likes of Adele, Foo Fighters, Josh Groban, Raul Malo and Tim McGraw.
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Kendra Wilkinson Unveils Wedding Date and Venue


December 24, 2008 04:07:50 GMT


Glamour model Kendra Wilkinson, better known as the third girlfriend of Playboy boss Hugh Hefner, has officially confirmed that she will marry her fiance, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett, on June 27 next year. "I'm waiting for him to come out here and help me plan," she shares to Robin Leach's Las Vegas blog, about the chosen date. "I'm ready to just get married."

As for the wedding venue, Kendra reveals her nuptials to Hank will take place at the Playboy Mansion. Not spilling the beans on the people who are going to be invited to her wedding, Kendra does mention she is having second thought of having ex-boyfriend Hugh to walk her down the aisle. "I think so, but I don't know yet," so she claims.
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A Glimpse of 'Avatar' From an Official Behind-the-Scene Pic


December 24, 2008 02:32:16 GMT


The Los Angeles Times has unleashed the first official image of "Avatar". Generally a behind-the-scene photo from the forthcoming sci-fi thriller, it exposes director James Cameron giving a direction to star Sam Worthington by pointing at something behind the camera. Displaying the set, the picture reveals that Worthington wears a backpack of some sorts and something on both of his wrists.

Developed using a mix of CGI and live action, "Avatar" was shot with a special 3-D camera developed by James Cameron. Directed, co-produced and written also by Cameron, it sees Sam Worthington starring as the pivotal character, a paraplegic ex-marine war veteran, while Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver and Michelle Rodriguez are among the cast ensemble.
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Britney Spears Debuts Holiday Card


December 24, 2008 02:27:48 GMT


Christmas is just around the corner and willing to wish everyone happy holidays, Britney Spears has made public her holiday card. The card, posted on her official site, features two different snaps of the pop singer and her sons; Sean Preston and Jayden James.

In one pic, Britney is seen kneeling in front of a giant Christmas tree, with Sean sitting on her right lap and Jayden on her left lap, holding his truck toy. Britney is seen smiling to the camera. The other snap, meanwhile, sees Sean and Jayden switch their positions with each of them wearing the so-called "Papa's glasses."
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Video Premiere: Beyonce Knowles' 'Diva' and 'Halo'


December 24, 2008 02:25:21 GMT


Two music videos aimed to promote Beyonce Knowles' new singles "Diva" and "Halo" have been debuted. "Diva" music video is mainly shot in black-and-white scenes, while "Halo" music video is partly filmed in colored scenes.

Starting with a dictionary description of the word "diva", the "Diva" video continues to roll on with a scene capturing Beyonce dancing in robotic movements with two female backing dancers. Nearing the end, it shows her walking into a parking lot, lighting a cigar and throwing the lighter onto a Cadillac loaded with mannequins.
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First Pics of Naomi Watts' Son Samuel Hit the Web

December 24, 2008 01:57:14 GMT


The first pictures of Naomi Watts' second son, Samuel Kai Schreiber, have made their round all over the web. The snaps were taken Tuesday, December 23 when the actress brought the 10-day-old infant out of her Manhattan apartment for an outing with longtime partner Liev Schreiber and their eldest son, Alexander Pete Schreiber.

In the pictures, it can be seen that Naomi kept Samuel warm by wrapping him in a white blanket. The baby boy was also spotted sporting a red cap. Joining the family were their nanny, their dogs, and Naomi's mother Myfanwy Watts.
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Ginormica's Origin Explored in New Trailer of 'Monsters vs. Aliens'


December 24, 2008 01:53:39 GMT


A brand new trailer of "Monsters vs. Aliens" has been released. Giving out more footage as well as story to the comic animation than the previous one, this new trailer chronicles when and how Susan Murphy grows to 49 feet, 11 inches tall and becomes the "monster" called as Ginormica. The video also teases the time she is first introduced to the other monsters captured by the government.

Beside focusing on Ginormica, this trailer also shows how the clueless and wacky monsters are sent to stop an alien from invading the Earth. Providing a deeper look into some of the monsters, like the time the jellylike B.O.B. flirts with a jello, the end-half of the promo video captures some of the scenes in which the monsters are fighting the alien.
 
 
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