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January 27, 2010

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Harry Connick Jr. Loves to Pick Up Freebies

January 27, 2010 10:15:57 GMT

Singer Harry Connick Jr. struggles to part with freebies he picks up at awards show gifting suites - because he loves to look at the neatly packaged treats. The "It Had To Be You" crooner admits he has no shame when it comes to claiming swag offered up by awards show sponsors - and takes all he can carry with a view to handing it out to friends and family at Christmas.
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Pierce Brosnan Never Watches Daniel Craig as James Bond


January 27, 2010 10:15:09 GMT

Former "007" star Pierce Brosnan is superstitious about watching Daniel Craig play James Bond - because fate intervenes when he tries to check out "Quantum of Solace". Brosnan was shocked in 2004 when producers informed him he would be replaced by Craig, and he's never managed to watch the actor play the superspy in the "Casino Royale" sequel.
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A Fan Pays Bail to Release Gary Coleman

January 27, 2010 10:12:58 GMT

Troubled actor Gary Coleman has a fan to thank for his release from prison - a stranger posted the star's bail money. The "Diff'rent Strokes" star was arrested and jailed on Sunday, January 24 after police discovered a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant for Coleman and took him into custody.
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Ashley Judd to Reveal Troubled Childhood in Autobiography

January 27, 2010 10:05:24 GMT

Actress Ashley Judd is writing her first autobiography - detailing her troubled childhood. The "Double Jeopardy" star suffered depression as a youngster while her singer mother, Naomi, was away for long periods of time, touring the globe for her career.
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Avril Lavigne's Album Delay Not Caused by Her Split From Deryck Whibley


January 27, 2010 09:57:21 GMT

Avril Lavigne has dismissed rumors her upcoming album has been hindered by her fractured working relationship with ex-husband Deryck Whibley, insisting they are still the best of friends. Lavigne filed for divorce in 2009 after three years of marriage, citing "irreconcilable differences".
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Charlie Sheen to Come Back to His Family Home

January 27, 2010 09:53:31 GMT

Charlie Sheen is moving back into his family home - he'll temporarily live at the property while wife Brooke Mueller recovers from an infection and a bout of pneumonia. Mueller was admitted to hospital last week, January 20, suffering from pneumonia in both lungs, linked to a recent operation to remove her wisdom teeth.
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LeAnn Rimes Debuts Song About Her Cheating at Sundance

January 27, 2010 09:52:53 GMT

Country star LeAnn Rimes has turned her 2009 cheating scandal into a new heartbreak song, which she debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Monday night, January 25. The "Blue" singer was performing at an ASCAP party when she stunned fans with an untitled new song, which she warned might "make me cry".
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Halle Berry's Thief Character Is Arrested

January 27, 2010 09:51:18 GMT

The aged jewel thief Halle Berry will play in young producer Justin Berfield's new movie has been arrested for stealing a coat from a department store in Costa Mesa, California. Doris Payne, 79, attempted to leave a Saks Fifth Avenue store on Friday, January 22 without paying for a $1,300 Burberry trenchcoat.
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Britney Spears' Ex-Husband Blames His Divorce for Weight Gain

January 27, 2010 09:48:48 GMT

Britney Spears' ex-husband Kevin Federline has spoken out about his weight battle - blaming his split from the superstar for his overeating. The former dancer signed up to lose weight on U.S. reality show "Celebrity Fit Club" after hitting the headlines last year for piling on the pounds.
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Brooke Hogan Ends Romance With Stack$

January 27, 2010 09:48:39 GMT

Singer and reality TV star Brooke Hogan has split from rapper Stack$. The couple started dating in spring 2009 after Stack$ appeared in Hogan's "Falling" video.
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Sneak Peek to Michael Jackson's 'Earth Song' Mini Movie From Grammys


January 27, 2010 09:47:35 GMT

Less than a week before the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards is kicked off, a short snippet of Michael Jackson's "Earth Song" 3-D mini movie has been revealed. The clip shows a kid wandering in a lush forest, chasing butterflies and lying on the grass.
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Russell Crowe Pushes Wife to Music Comeback


January 27, 2010 09:34:31 GMT

Russell Crowe is encouraging his wife Danielle Spencer to make a pop comeback, following a seven-year hiatus. Australian singer/actress Spencer married Crowe in 2003 and immediately settled down to become a mum to sons Charles and Tennyson, who were born in 2003 and 2006, respectively. But that meant turning her back on her pop career.
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Sugababes Encourage Women to Do Pap Smear

January 27, 2010 09:29:58 GMT

Sugababes are helping to raise awareness of cervical cancer - because the British band was shocked to learn about the severity of the disease. The "Push the Button" hitmakers are headlining the Fight Cervical Cancer In Style event in London on Wednesday, January 27 in a bid to educate women about the disease.
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'Avatar' Is Officially the Name of Chinese Mountain

January 27, 2010 09:20:54 GMT

James Cameron's blockbuster "Avatar" has been given a sky-high honor in China - its own peak. As the film topples the moviemaker's "Titanic" as the highest-grossing movie of all time, Chinese officials renamed a mountain after the film.
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Kristen Stewart Talks Bella's Daughter in 'Breaking Dawn'


January 27, 2010 09:15:46 GMT

With so many rumors on the plan of making "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn", Kristen Stewart is expected to give some updates on the film. However, being met by MTV at 2010 Sundance Film Festival, the actress admitted that she does not have the answers for most of the questions about the movie.
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Joe Jonas Denying Romance Rumors With Hilary Duff


January 27, 2010 09:13:53 GMT

Joe Jonas has cleared up rumors he's romancing Hilary Duff after he was spotted outside the pop star's Los Angeles home - his parents are her next door neighbors. The Jonas Brothers singer has been enjoying single life for the last eight months after splitting from Camilla Belle, the actress he dated after dumping Taylor Swift. He has since been linked to stars Brenda Song and Demi Lovato.
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Corinne Bailey Rae Showcasing New Song Live

January 27, 2010 08:54:23 GMT

A series of TV appearances have been set up by Corinne Bailey Rae to support her next studio installment "The Sea". She started the promotional effort on the "TODAY" show Tuesday, January 26, the same day the album arrives in U.S. stores. She sang a brand new song called "Closer".
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Anne Hathaway to Reveal 2010 Oscar Nominations


January 27, 2010 08:41:19 GMT

Previous Oscar hopeful Anne Hathaway will announce 2010 Academy Awards nominees in Los Angeles on February 2. The actress, who was nominated in 2009 for her role in "Rachel Getting Married", will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak for the big reveal next Tuesday.
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'Vampire Diaries' and 'Gossip Girl' Crossover Worked On


January 27, 2010 08:37:14 GMT

"The Vampire Diaries" executive producer Bob Levy has promised that he would work hard to make the show crossing path with "Gossip Girl". The idea is to have either Nina Dobrev's Elena visiting the Upper East Side or Leighton Meester's Blair coming to Mystic Falls.
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Stars Gather at 'Edge of Darkness' Los Angeles Premiere

January 27, 2010 08:31:17 GMT

Promoting "Edge of Darkness", Warner Bros. Pictures has held a premiere of the film on Tuesday, January 26. Taking place at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, a lot of guests hit the black carpet which was rolled out in front of the building that night.
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Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath Returns to TV as 'Don't Forget the Lyrics!' Host

January 27, 2010 08:23:51 GMT

Former Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGrath is returning to U.S. television - the rocker has signed on to host a musical game show. The 41-year-old "Fly" hitmaker stepped away from music to focus on his TV career and became host of American entertainment news program "Extra" in 2004.
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Denise Richards Tells All About Charlie Sheen on 'Oprah Winfrey Show'


January 27, 2010 08:16:01 GMT

Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Denise Richards has opened up about her former husband's abusive nature, reluctantly telling talk show host Oprah Winfrey that the bad boy was occasionally a bad man during their marriage. The former Bond girl agreed to appear on Winfrey's show on Tuesday, January 26, to discuss Sheen's Christmas Day, December 25, 2009 arrest in Colorado - after police were called to his family retreat to investigate a fight between the actor and his current wife, Brooke Mueller.
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Josh Duhamel Performs Impromptu Dance as Tribute to Martin Short

January 27, 2010 08:10:40 GMT

Josh Duhamel gave U.S. TV viewers a laugh on Tuesday, January 26 with a bizarre tribute to comedian Martin Short - after impersonating his neurotic nerdy character Ed Grimley in an impromptu dance performance. Duhamel felt like a kid again when his idol Short stepped in to co-host morning show "Live with Regis and Kelly", because he grew up watching his comedy.
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Ryan Reynolds Absent From Scarlett Johansson's Broadway Debut


January 27, 2010 07:59:56 GMT

Ryan Reynolds was forced to skip his wife Scarlett Johansson's Broadway debut on Sunday, January 24 after missing his flight to the Big Apple. Johansson has won rave reviews for her role in Arthur Miller's "A View From The Bridge", in which she portrays a 17-year-old girl in 1950s New York opposite Liev Schreiber, who plays her uncle.
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Jude Law Relieved Since Robert Pattinson Takes Over His Heartthrob Title

January 27, 2010 07:45:17 GMT

Jude Law is happy to surrender his status as a Hollywood heartthrob to Robert Pattinson - insisting the young "Twilight" actor has already taken his place. Law, 37, is convinced he is now too old to be considered a pin-up, especially as so many young stars are breaking into the movie business and securing legions of loyal followers.
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Jake Pavelka on Eliminating 4 Girls: 'I'm Tired'


January 27, 2010 07:33:18 GMT

"The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison explained the reason Jake Pavelka wiped out four women from his list on Monday, January 25 episode. Chris said Jake was tired of wasting time and would rather spend time with those whom he really care about in order to explore them further.
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Video: David Archuleta Performing Song for Haiti Children


January 27, 2010 07:31:25 GMT

David Archuleta was one of the public figures booked to sit behind the desk and pick up phone from the callers during the recent "Hope for Haiti" concert. He didn't make an on-stage live performance at the January 22 gig, but managed to deliver an impromptu performance backstage.
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Possible Plot Details of 'Batman 3' Shared


January 27, 2010 07:18:48 GMT

While there has been no confirmation on whether or not Warner Bros. Pictures will make a follow up to "The Dark Knight", story for "Batman 3" reportedly has been planned. Comic Book Movie (CBM) has just obtained information from a "plot outliner" at Warner Bros. who reveals some details of the upcoming film.
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Justin Timberlake Is Harvard's Man of the Year

January 27, 2010 07:18:22 GMT

Justin Timberlake has joined Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway as one of the winners of Harvard University students' 2010 Hasty Pudding Award. Hathaway was recently named Woman of the Year, and Timberlake has now been announced as the institution's Man of the Year - meaning the pair will both take part in the drama club's wacky annual festivities in February.
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Orlando Bloom Not Joining Upcoming 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Movie


January 27, 2010 07:13:05 GMT

British actor Orlando Bloom has confirmed he has quit the "Pirates of the Caribbean" film franchise. The Brit played Will Turner in the first three movies and bosses but he won't be a part of a planned fourth film, which will start shooting this spring in Hawaii.
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Frustrated Amanda Seyfried to Quit 'Big Love'

January 27, 2010 07:10:48 GMT

Amanda Seyfried decided to quit "Big Love" because she felt the TV show's producers weren't maximizing her potential. The actress shot to fame in 2006 after landing a lead role in the U.S. series as a member of a polygamous Mormon family - but she announced in December 2009 she will be leaving after the fourth season.
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Josh Duhamel Not Sure About 'Sympathy for the Devil'

January 27, 2010 06:43:45 GMT

Josh Duhamel is keen to fight crime with Samuel L. Jackson in new supernatural thriller "Sympathy for the Devil" - but studio bosses have yet to confirm the collaboration. Recent reports suggest the "Pulp Fiction" star has signed up to play a Louisiana lawman alongside Duhamel in the new picture from director Boaz Yakin.
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'American Idol' in L.A.: The Pastor, Adam Lambert's Clone and Dirty Song


January 27, 2010 06:43:40 GMT

Katy Perry and Avril Lavigne took turns assisting "American Idol" judges to pick diamond in the rough in Los Angeles. From this city, the guest judges, Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Randy Jackson issued 22 golden tickets including to a pastor, a guy who has been a foster child, and a father who wants to give everything to his young son.
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Adam Lambert Sings for Ellen DeGeneres, Offering Signed Underwear for Haiti


January 27, 2010 06:39:29 GMT

Adam Lambert visited his pal Ellen DeGeneres on January 26 to help her celebrate her 52nd birthday. The "American Idol" alum performed live with his band, delivering "Strut" which is written by him with the help from Kara DioGuardi and Greg Wells.
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Owen Wilson's 'Marmaduke' Gets New International Teaser

January 27, 2010 05:55:24 GMT

20th Century Fox has shared another preview to "Marmaduke" by releasing a brand new international teaser trailer. A little bit longer that the previously released teaser, this snippet debuted by TrailerSpy shared some new footage toward the end of the video. Though so, it still does not explain the storyline but offers the meaning of life for teenager from the vision of a dog.
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Mariah Carey Playing Matchmaker for Fellow Musician

January 27, 2010 05:50:43 GMT

Sinitta has Mariah Carey to thank for a blossoming new romance after the "Hero" singer introduced her to businessman Stefano Zagni. The 1980s pop star filed for divorce from financier Andy Wilner last year and in November 2009, Carey decided it was time for Sinitta to step back into the dating scene - and introduced her to Zagni.
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Rachel Weisz and Jude Law Receive Critics' Circle Theatre Awards

January 27, 2010 05:02:19 GMT

Rachel Weisz and Jude Law are the toast of London's West End after picking up the top prizes at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards. Oscar-winner Weisz landed the coveted Best Actress trophy for her portrayal of Blanche Dubois in a production of Tennessee Williams classic "A Streetcar Named Desire".
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New Sneak Peek to Usher's 'Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)' Music Video

January 27, 2010 04:59:19 GMT

Usher's forthcoming music video has got another preview. The clip features the Justin Bieber's mentor as he is dancing to the song and being caressed by a group of seductive female dancers.
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Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Treats Shopper With Surprise Performance


January 27, 2010 04:43:55 GMT

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler surprised shoppers at a DIY store in California over the weekend by taking over the loudspeaker to belt out his hits. The 61-year-old rocker was visiting the Home Depot shop in Rancho Mirage, California on Saturday, January 23 when he decided to put on an impromptu performance over the store's public announcement system.
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'Jay Leno Show' Ending Earlier Than Scheduled

January 27, 2010 04:38:17 GMT

NBC can't wait to get rid of its failed experiment, "The Jay Leno Show". Instead of ending it on Thursday, February 11 as previously scheduled, the variety show will pull down its curtain two days earlier on February 9.
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Two Parts of 'Deathly Hallows' Will Get 3-D Treatment

January 27, 2010 04:38:14 GMT

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" perhaps will be the most entertaining movies among the film franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures have decided that two parts of "Deathly Hallows" will be entirely converted into 3-D.
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Elin Nordegren to Save Marriage With Tiger Woods


January 27, 2010 04:20:26 GMT

Despite the shame and hurt, Elin Nordegren wants to keep her marriage intact. The mother of two who has been off the radar since her husband Tiger Woods is caught in the middle of a multiple cheating scandal, is reportedly hoping she can save the marriage for the sake of their two children and because she doesn't want to end up like her parents.
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Kelly Osbourne Auditioning for a Movie Role

January 27, 2010 04:11:54 GMT

Kelly Osbourne is hoping to kick-start her acting career in 2010 - the reality TV star has begun auditioning for screen roles in Hollywood. Ozzy Osbourne's 25-year-old daughter has made a handful of appearances on TV programs, but now she's meeting with casting directors in a bid to launch a new career as a film star.
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Christina Aguilera's New Song From 'Burlesque' Comes Out in Full

January 27, 2010 03:57:07 GMT

After previewed through a 30-second snippet, Christina Aguilera's new material recorded for her forthcoming movie "Burlesque" has finally hit the web in full. Titled "Spotlight", the song is a toe-tapping tune.
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Paula Abdul Proposed to Judge 'DWTS'

January 27, 2010 03:43:09 GMT

Beside being on the run to be a judge on the American version of "The X Factor", Paula Abdul is said a candidate of "Dancing with the Stars" panel. The singer who indeed has a dancing background, is reportedly offered $1 million deal to appear on the ABC show.
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'Avatar' Officially the Highest Grossing Movie Ever, Story for the Sequel Discussed

January 27, 2010 03:42:27 GMT

Just as it has been predicted, "Avatar" managed to break "Titanic" record as the highest worldwide grosser. On Tuesday, January 26, 20th Century Fox has reported that the big-budget sci-fi has pulled in $1.859 billion in worldwide revenue. The number passed the $1.843 billion gained by 1997 "Titanic".
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Lady GaGa Inviting Lucky Fans to Monster Ball Afterparty

January 27, 2010 03:30:17 GMT

Lady GaGa treated her fans in New York to an extra special night following her final gig in the city on Sunday, January 24, - inviting a lucky group of devotees to join her star-studded afterparty. The "Poker Face" hitmaker has performed a string of gigs in Manhattan as part of her Monster Ball tour, and concluded her run with a show at Radio City Music Hall.
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Jermaine Dupri Can't Believe Weezer Love His 'Drunken Song'

January 27, 2010 03:26:56 GMT

Jermaine Dupri was flattered when Weezer fell in love with his first rock track - because he recorded the song when he was drunk. The hip-hop producer wrote the anthem "Can't Stop Partying" for the band's album "Raditude", and admits he was nervous about submitting his rock debut to the "Buddy Holly" hitmakers.
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Larry Platt's 'Pants on the Ground' Rumored to Be a Rip-Off


January 27, 2010 03:08:15 GMT

"Pants on the Ground", which becomes a viral hit after performed by General Larry Platt, reportedly is not written by the 62-year-old man. A duo called The Green Brothers accused the former human rights activist has copied their song.
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Mel Gibson Upset for Being Interviewed About His DUI Arrest

January 27, 2010 03:07:42 GMT

Mel Gibson is urging interviewers to stop asking him about his drunken rant at a Jewish police officer in 2006 - insisting he wants to put the past behind him. The "Lethal Weapon" star was detained on a drink-driving charge three and a half years ago, but the incident became a public relations nightmare when Gibson was accused of making a series of unpleasant remarks to the cop who arrested him.
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Video: Angelina Jolie and Brother's Tribute to Mom


January 27, 2010 03:02:45 GMT

The third anniversary of Marcheline Betrand's death is commemorated by her children, Angelina Jolie and James Haven, in a tribute video. The siblings were behind the video titled "To Mom With Love" which was posted on Marcheline's official YouTube account on Tuesday, January 26. "To commemorate this day, we are celebrating our memories of her with this home video," stated in the text accompanying the video.
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Brooke Mueller to Take Therapy and Stress-Reduction Sessions

January 27, 2010 02:52:45 GMT

Brooke Mueller is planning to undergo therapy and stress-reduction sessions to help her recover from a severe bout of pneumonia, according to a new report. Charlie Sheen's wife was admitted into the hospital last week, on January 20 suffering from pneumonia in both lungs, linked to a recent operation to remove her wisdom teeth.
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Sam Worthington In Talks to Be Dracula

January 27, 2010 02:35:24 GMT

After being painted blue in his latest film "Avatar", Sam Worthington could be seen wearing fangs in his next movie. Universal Pictures has just confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that they have been in negotiation with the 33-year-old actor to star in "Dracula Year Zero".
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James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff Pregnant

January 27, 2010 02:23:21 GMT

James McAvoy's actress wife Anne-Marie Duff is pregnant with his child. The pair's spokesman Rupert Fowler announced on Tuesday, January 26, "We are happy to confirm that James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff are expecting their first child." No due date was mentioned.
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Helen Mirren Gets Carried Away When Filming 'The Last Station'

January 27, 2010 02:12:15 GMT

Helen Mirren became emotional after stepping onto the set of "The Last Station" - because the actors dressed in period costume reminded her of her own Russian ancestors. The veteran actress - who was born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov - plays the wife of Russian writer Leo Tolstoy in the upcoming drama, and admits the experience of filming in Europe held extra meaning as she had just finished investigating her Russian roots on her father's side.
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Video Premiere: AC/DC's 'Shoot to Thrill' From 'Iron Man 2'

January 27, 2010 02:03:47 GMT

A music video filmed by AC/DC to support one of the "Iron Man 2" soundtracks, "Shoot to Thrill", has been premiered. It was shot in Buenos Aires during the band's "Black Ice World Tour" and features footage of the Robert Downey Jr.-starring movie.
 
 
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