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February 10, 2010

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Amanda Seyfried's 'Chloe' Teasing Through New International Trailer

February 10, 2010 09:42:52 GMT


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Sony Pictures Classics has provided another sneak peek to "Chloe" by debuting new international trailer. Offering a look at many fresh footage, the snippet sees Julianne Moore who hires an escort, played by Amanda Seyfried, to seduce her husband whom she suspects of cheating.

Successful doctor Catherine and music professor David are a married couple who has a 17-year-old son, Michael. To an outsider they have everything but, in reality, both their careers and raising a troubled teen have put strains on their marriage and all forms of communication have been lost.
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John Mayer Feels Bad Jennifer Aniston Linked to His 'Heartbreak Warfare'


February 10, 2010 09:25:39 GMT


Rocker John Mayer has dismissed reports new song "Heartbreak Warfare" is all about his ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston, but confesses much of his new album contains reference to his romance with the actress. Mayer admits he wrote many tracks for his new album "Battle Studies" while he was dating the former "Friends" star in 2009 and some romance truths made it into the lyrics of his songs.

Aniston even vetted some of the tracks and would ask the singer/songwriter, "That's not about me, is it?" Mayer says, "There's a level of honesty in that record that probably made her uncomfortable, but I couldn't let that change the way I wrote songs."
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Michael Jackson's Spirit Contacted Ex-Wife


February 10, 2010 09:21:52 GMT


Michael Jackson has spoken out from beyond the grave to Lisa Marie Presley in a spooky seance, according to the King of Pop's former make-up artist. Beautician Karen Faye and Jackson's ex-wife Presley allegedly made contact with the singer, who died in June 2009, with the help of a medium last week.

Faye insists the "Thriller" icon's spirit seemed to be "unsettled" and expressed remorse for any wrongdoing. Faye says, "He seemed to be on a mission to reach out to people in his life and be forgiven. Michael spent his time explaining his faults and wanting us to forgive him. He seemed unsettled."
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All-Star Single 'Everybody Hurts' Makes History

February 10, 2010 09:21:19 GMT


Simon Cowell's all-star collaboration "Everybody Hurts" for earthquake-stricken Haiti has set a new record after becoming the U.K.'s fastest-selling charity single this century. The "American Idol" judge recruited a host of stars, including Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis and Susan Boyle, to perform on the R.E.M. cover track in a bid to raise money for survivors of last month's tremor.

Since its release on Sunday, February 7, the song has already shifted more than 200,000 units - and it's on course to have the biggest first week sales of any single since 2000. A spokesperson for the Official Charts Company says, "This is a phenomenal achievement. The public are certainly not showing any signs of charity fatigue."
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Steven Tyler Is Certain Led Zeppelin Don't Need Singer Like Him

February 10, 2010 09:07:31 GMT


Steven Tyler has confirmed he tried out as Robert Plant's replacement in Led Zeppelin - and he'll never forget the experience. Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry recently revealed Tyler secretly auditioned for the supergroup - but rehearsals were "shambolic" because the singer wasn't familiar with Led Zep's catalog and was under the impression the classic rockers were recording new material.

But Tyler insists the rehearsals were a great experience, "The kid in me was dying. I got to sing every song from 'Black Dog' up and down and I'll never forget it as long as I live."
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Mike Shinoda Blogs About Linkin Park's New Album


February 10, 2010 09:02:21 GMT


After explaining to MTV about the possibility of releasing Linkin Park's next studio album "toward the end of the year", Mike Shinoda posted on his blog a math equation regarding when is actually the right time to drop a new effort.

He started it by pointing out that music fans have flooded his web with comments following the album delay. He wrote, "The 200+ comments and peripheral noise got me thinking: what does it all mean? I decided to figure it out. The most obvious way to create logic out of it? Algebra has always seemed very logical to me..."
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Bradley Cooper Says 'The Hangover 2' Is Set for Shooting


February 10, 2010 09:01:53 GMT


"The Hangover" star Bradley Cooper has confirmed the hit comedy's sequel is all ready to go after the cast and director Todd Phillips agreed on a location and storyline. The big screen project was one of 2009's biggest hits and the stars of the movie - Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha - wanted to make sure a sequel would be a good idea before agreeing to do it.

The depicter of Phil Wenneck says, "The four of us got together and toyed around with the idea of where it was going to be and what happens and Todd Phillips came up with this hilarious opening that I hope stays."
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Emily Browning Is Sex Object in 'Sleeping Beauty'


February 10, 2010 08:53:05 GMT


Emily Browning will find herself trapped in sex trade in her upcoming movie. The Australian actress is set to tackle the lead role in "Sleeping Beauty", which will be directorial debut of Julia Leigh. Her role originally belonged to Mia Wasikowska, but the "Alice in Wonderland" beauty has decided to quit the upcoming project.

Though the title sounds like a Walt Disney's fairy tale, "Sleeping Beauty" is actually a haunting erotic story about "a student who drifts into prostitution and finds her niche as a woman who sleeps, drugged, in a 'Sleeping Beauty chamber' while men do to her what she can't remember the next morning." The film will start shooting in Australia in March, so The Playlist reported.
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Director Wants Jessica Biel and Jennifer Garner for 'Laverne and Shirley' Remake


February 10, 2010 08:49:42 GMT


"Pretty Woman" director Garry Marshall is taking Jamie Foxx's advice and pushing forward with a movie remake of his hit TV sitcom "Laverne & Shirley" with new best pals Jessica Biel and Jennifer Garner in the title roles.

The actresses became bosom buddies on the set of Marshall's new film "Valentine's Day", prompting their co-star to suggest they'd be perfect for a "Laverne & Shirley" remake. And Marshall admits he's committed to making the movie, which will feature cameos from his sister Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams - the original Laverne & Shirley.
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Emily Blunt Replaces Gabourey Sidibe as Virtuoso Honoree at Film Fest

February 10, 2010 08:38:49 GMT


Emily Blunt was named a last-minute recipient of a 2010 Chopin Virtuoso Award - after Gabourey Sidibe was unable to attend the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California. Sidibe was selected for her stand-out performance in "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire", alongside Carey Mulligan ("An Education"), Saoirse Ronan ("The Lovely Bones") and Michael Stuhlbarg ("A Serious Man") to receive the prize, which recognizes emerging actors in Hollywood.

But scheduling conflicts prevented the newcomer from attending the ceremony, so "The Young Victoria" star Blunt joined the SBIFF Virtuosos winners line-up on Sunday, February 7, accepting a statuette and participating in a question and answer session with her fellow honorees.
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Gisele Bundchen Gives First Look at Son

February 10, 2010 08:30:46 GMT


Gisele Bundchen and her newborn baby are on the cover of a Brazilian magazine, Quem. The picture marks the first time the supermodel debuts her son with husband Tom Brady. Two-month-old Benjamin is all bundled up in blue jacket and hat, sleeping inside his mother's arms.

Giving the exclusive picture to Quem is a questionable move since Bundchen said it herself a week ago that she did not want to publicize her son's photo. To a Brazilian TV show she said, "I do have pictures but I won't show him to you guys now. Someday, you'll see him [but for now] I'll do everything in my power to protect his privacy. I'm a public person, I deal with the press, my job demands it. But he has nothing to do with my work or anything else related to it. He's my son and he doesn't need all that craziness."
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DJ Khaled's 'All I Do Is Win' Music Video Teased


February 10, 2010 08:26:28 GMT


Beside helping Rick Ross shooting "Mafia Music 2", DJ Khaled also has the cameras rolling to capture his own video. Like "Mafia Music 2" which sees Chrisette Michele and Triple C among the cameos, this in-the-work video will also be filled with big stars from Hip-Hop music.

Several pictures taken during the filming have hit the web via Derick G, showing such rappers as T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Ross coming to the set to shoot their parts. In addition to the on-set photos, the video is also teased through a behind-the-scene footage.
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Winners at Upcoming Oscars Will Get Awards Personalized at Governors Ball

February 10, 2010 08:07:50 GMT


Oscar winners won't have to wait to get their awards personalized this year - nameplates will be added while they dine after the Academy Awards. In previous years, Oscar winners had to send their awards to the Academy in the weeks following the ceremony, so engraved nameplates could be affixed to the statuettes.

But, in March, the Oscars will be personalized at the post-ceremony Governors Ball, which will be take place at the Grand Ballroom at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. Academy Award winners will be invited to enter a specially designed area, where Academy technicians will affix the personalized nameplates to each Oscar.
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Sammy Hagar Not Joining Aerosmith, Rep Says


February 10, 2010 08:01:18 GMT


Rocker Sammy Hagar's manager has dismissed reports linking the ex-Van Halen star to the vacant frontman slot in Aerosmith. Guitarist Joe Perry and his bandmates have been on the hunt for a new singer since Steven Tyler announced he was taking a hiatus from the band in 2009, and Hagar has emerged as the latest frontrunner - but the "Why Can't This Be Love" singer's manager insists there's no truth to the rumors.

John Carter quips, "His Led Zep[pelin] gig conflicts with the Aerosmith job... Seriously, Sam is very happy to be going into the studio with (band) Chickenfoot to start the second album in April."
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Roger Daltrey Upset for Being Blind During Super Bowl Show


February 10, 2010 07:53:10 GMT


Rocker Roger Daltrey fears he'll have a very fuzzy memory of The Who's Super Bowl showdown on Sunday, February 7 - because he couldn't see a thing. The "My Generation" singer and bandmate Pete Townshend performed a 12-minute medley of hits during Sunday's big game between the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts in Miami, Florida - but flashbulbs and camera lights ruined the experience for Daltrey.

He says, "Cameras were everywhere. I was so blinded that I couldn't see. It didn't even feel like a concert. It's a television show. And what can you do in 12 minutes? I thought it went OK... (but) I really wished the crowd would have gotten into singing the songs with us more... I wanted more banter."
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New TV Spot for Robert Pattinson's 'Remember Me' Shares Steamy Scene


February 10, 2010 07:45:54 GMT


Summit Entertainment has released new TV spot for drama movie "Remember Me". Sharing new footage, the video gives a glimpse at the make out scene which involves lead actor Robert Pattinson and his on-screen lover Emilie de Ravin.

Additionally, the couple's romantic moments in the film are highlighted in several new stills. The twosome is seen getting wet in a picture while another photo features them on a bed. Moreover, two other images capture Pattinson and Ravin drawing their faces close to each other's.
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Preview of 'Lost' 6.04: The Substitute

February 10, 2010 07:42:19 GMT


"Lost" gave a brief preview of next week's episode "The Substitute", emphasizing on the return of Locke. There is hardly any new footage which have not been included in the season's promo other than Locke appearing before Sawyer and promising to tell him everything he knows. The episode airs on Tuesday, February 16.

On another news, "Lost" posted a strong number despite a busy television week dominated by Super Bowl XLIV. The final season premiere on Tuesday, February 2 finished with 12.1 million viewers according to Nielsen's data. It consequently becomes the best performance by "Lost" in the last two years. In its 2009 debut, it had 6 percent less viewers.
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Father Believes There's Murder Conspiracy Over Michael Jackson's Death

February 10, 2010 07:16:25 GMT


Joe Jackson has gone public with a conspiracy theory surrounding his son Michael Jackson's death in summer 2009 - he's convinced the King of Pop's doctor was part of a group out to kill the singer. Appearing on news show "Larry King Live" on Monday night, February 8 - hours after his son's physician Conrad Murray pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges related to the death of Michael Jackson - the Jackson family patriarch revealed he was disappointed the doctor hadn't been charged with murder.

Jackson told King that a murder charge might make Murray think twice about protecting others who may have been involved in the King of Pop tragedy. He said, "I was looking for justice, and justice, to me, would be a murder charge. To me, he's (Murray) just a fall guy. There's other people, I think, involved with this whole thing. But I think that if he's interrogated, he would come clean and tell everything he knows."
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Official Cover Art of Monica's 'Still Standing' Album


February 10, 2010 07:11:45 GMT


An artwork featured on the front page of Monica's new album "Still Standing" has been unleashed. Taken by a photographer named Tony Duran, the snap shows a stunning close-up look at the singer who sports a short hair.

Monica's sixth studio album, "Still Standing" is slated to arrive in U.S. stores on March 23. Its lead single "Everything to Me", which is co-written by Jazmine Sullivan, climbed to No. 31 on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart after only two weeks of release.
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Bruce Willis Met Emma Heming Through 'Work Out'

February 10, 2010 07:05:03 GMT


Bruce Willis found his second wife, Emma Heming, in a gym during a self-imposed relationship ban. The movie star admits he had turned his "back on love" and spent four years casually dating, refusing to commit, when he met the model while working out.

He tells Men's Journal magazine, "My stance was to just keep saying no (to relationships) but I did know that you're unlikely to find your wife - or any partner - in a nightclub or in a bar. I married someone I had already known for three years from working out at the same gym. That doesn't happen very often."
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Jeremy Renner Embarrassed Over Impromptu Performance


February 10, 2010 06:56:05 GMT


"The Hurt Locker" star Jeremy Renner was left red-faced on U.S. TV on Tuesday, February 9 after he was coaxed to show off his amateur music skills during an impromptu performance. The Oscar-nominated actor appeared on talkshow "The View" with guest co-host Brooke Shields when he was asked to showcase his vocal talents - without a chance to warm up.

Renner proved to be a good sport, but warned viewers before playing his tune, "I'm not a piano player. This is a song I wrote a while back. It's called 'My World'. I'll play a little."
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'American Idol' Hollywood Round Part 1

February 10, 2010 06:53:51 GMT


A total of 95 people successfully went through in the first Hollywood Round on "American Idol". On Tuesday, February 9 night Ellen DeGeneres made her debut selecting those whom Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi, Randy Jackson and celebrity guest judges gave a second chance at the audition tour.

The 95 people chosen to enter the group round were selected from 181 hopefuls. They were grouped into eight and they got to choose to bring instrument or a capella. This bunch included Andrew Garcia, a father who wants to make a change for his son. Garcia brought a rendition of Paula Abdul's "Straight Up" with his guitar and amazed everybody in the theater. Kara called it "genius", saying that Paula would be clapping and shouting when she heard that rendition. He went through along with worship pastor Tasha Leighton.
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'The Wolfman' Attacks Los Angeles for Premiere

February 10, 2010 06:50:33 GMT


On Tuesday, February 9, ArcLight Cinemas in California was packed with the cast and crew of "The Wolfman". The film, which is scheduled to open wide in U.S. theaters on February 12, rolled out red carpet in front of the building where the movie held its Los Angeles premiere.

Starring in the film, Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Anthony Hopkins also joined forces to promote the movie as they were all pictured attending the event. That night, Blunt came to the special screening with the companion of her actor fiance John Krasinski, while Hopkins was joined by his wife Stella Arroyave.
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Demi Lovato Writing New Song With Nick Jonas


February 10, 2010 06:21:44 GMT


Demi Lovato might be hooking up with Nick Jonas in a new song. The Mitchie Torres of "Camp Rock" and its sequel recently tweeted about writing a song with the youngest member of the Jonas Brothers.

"Writing with @nickjonas like old times..," Demi wrote. She then followed it up with another post, "The song we just wrote expresses the past two months of my life and what comes next. Incredible. THIS is why I love music.."
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Melanie Brown Offers Herself to Be 'The X Factor' Judge

February 10, 2010 06:21:40 GMT


Melanie Brown has offered her services as a judge on Simon Cowell's U.S. version of "The X factor" - following a recommendation from the British show's panelist Dannii Minogue. Cowell is quitting "American Idol" in 2011 to concentrate on bringing his hit U.K. talent contest to the U.S., and is currently on the hunt for judges to make up the rest of the four-person panel.

The music mogul is reportedly trying to persuade Brit judge Cheryl Cole to follow him Stateside, and former Spice Girls Brown wants to be considered for a seat beside the pair.
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Nick Jonas Desires to Return to Broadway

February 10, 2010 06:00:21 GMT


Jonas Brothers star Nick Jonas is eying a return to the Broadway stage --10 years after his debut. The 17-year-old singer landed roles in "Beauty and the Beast", "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Les Miserables" before launching his pop music career.

And now he's interested in treading the boards once more, in a song and dance musical. He tells U.S. magazine Teen Vogue, "Broadway has a big part in my realizing that I wanted to make music a career. I'd love to go back - if the timing was right."
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Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon and More Lined Up for Bonnaroo Fest

February 10, 2010 04:52:17 GMT


Those who will rock Manchester, Tennessee at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival have been announced. Among the performers are Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band and Kid Cudi.

Other musical acts include Weezer, The Flaming Lips, The Dead Weather, Norah Jones, Regina Spektor, Rise Against, Tori Amos, Wale, Deadmau5, OK Go, Brandi Carlile and B.o.B. The annual festivity is scheduled to be held for four days, starting from June 10.
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Barbra Streisand Refuses $100 Million Las Vegas Offer

February 10, 2010 04:50:24 GMT


Superstar Barbra Streisand has turned down a massive $100 million offer to take up a residency in Las Vegas, according to reports. The "Woman in Love" singer, 67, has allegedly been approached to follow in the footsteps of Cher, Celine Dion and Bette Midler by signing a three-year contract with a Sin City promoter.

A source tells PopEater.com, "After Celine Dion left Vegas, no one has been able to replace her. Bette Midler failed, Cher is trying, only Barbra is guaranteed to succeed. She's an international star and the only performer in the world that would make people flock to Vegas year after year."
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Tallahassee Could Find Love Interest in 'Zombieland 2'

February 10, 2010 04:50:20 GMT


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Screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have had a chat with MTV to talk about what's on their minds for "Zombieland 2". Claiming they have "too many ideas" for the sequel, Reese said "there will be continuing romantic adventures" and hoped that he could get a girl for Woody Harrelson's character. "We haven't decided on this, but it would be nice to have a love interest for Tallahassee," he stated.

Reese later shared his plan to highlight the development of Abigail Breslin's young character, Little Rock, in the upcoming film. "I think that it's going to continue to be about growing up in 'Zombieland'," he gushed. "Growing up in a world that's not necessarily geared towards growing up; it's a world that forces you to grow up much quicker than you would have otherwise."
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Emma Roberts Is a Better Driver After Scary Car Crash

February 10, 2010 04:42:42 GMT


Teenage actress Emma Roberts had to buy her second car just months after passing her driving test - after a "scary" accident wrecked the star's first purchase. Julia Roberts' 18-year-old niece obtained her driver's license on her second attempt in 2009 and celebrated by treating herself to her own vehicle.

But a bad accident left her car beyond repair and although the incident has made her a more careful driver, Roberts admits she suffers from nerves every time she gets behind the wheel of her new planet-friendly Toyota Prius. She explains, "I got in a really bad accident which was scary. But I'm now a much more cautious driver because of it."
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'Jersey Shore' Star Snooki's New Boyfriend Speaks


February 10, 2010 04:36:30 GMT


Nicole Polizzi aka Snooki of "Jersey Shore" scores herself a boyfriend just a week or so after she told People that she was looking for love. The pint-size reality show star finds love in 21-year-old Emilio Masella who works as a personal trainer at Gold's Gym in New Haven, Connecticut.

Masella was there to explain how they met, what they find in common, what he sees in her and whether or not he would appear on the MTV show now that he's part of the 22-year-old's life. "We met on Facebook over a year ago. We started talking online again before the show even started airing and started hanging out again," Masella began.
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Lindsay Lohan Insists She's Not Filling Pout

February 10, 2010 04:29:49 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has dismissed rumors she's pumped up her pout with cosmetic surgery - posting a picture on the internet to prove her lips are all natural. The "Mean Girls" star was rumored to have enlisted the help of doctors to improve her smile with injectable fillers, after she was spotted with what looked like a cut on her top lip.

But Lohan is adamant she's not undergone any cosmetic procedures - and she's posted a close-up image of her mouth on her Twitter.com page in a bid to prove her point. In a post on the website, she writes, "Tabloids are lies. Why are all of my friends asking me if I have a cut on my lip? Lol (laugh out loud) coz I don't (sic)."
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'Bachelor' Jake Blogs About Ali's Departure


February 10, 2010 04:24:52 GMT


Jake Pavelka has come forward to address the heartbreaking situation when Ali decided to leave "The Bachelor" to pursue her career. The commercial pilot said that he was so hurt when Ali made the decision that it felt like Mike Tyson gave him a jab on the jaw.

In his blog posted by People, Jake gave a rundown of how the hometown visits made him feel good and how going back to L.A. was upsetting. "After visiting all the families, I felt really good about where I was in this journey. Then I got back to L.A. and the bottom dropped out. My heart crumbled when she told me her boss demanded her back at work. I didn't actually think she would leave me. We talked about it for three hours that night while the poor women at the rose ceremony just waited."
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'Avatar' Is Highest Grossing Film in U.K. Box Office History

February 10, 2010 04:08:59 GMT


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James Cameron's sci-fi epic "Avatar" has broken another record - the blockbuster has become the highest grossing film in U.K. box office history. The Oscar-nominated movie pulled in $6.9 million in its eighth week of release, pushing it over the $115 million mark since it hit British cinemas in December 2009.

The massive ticket sales mean "Avatar" has now overtaken ABBA musical "Mamma Mia!" to become Britain's best-selling film ever. The news comes just a week after the movie broke U.S. box office records, putting it ahead of Cameron's 1997 hit "Titanic" as the best-selling North American release of all time.
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Video Premiere: David Guetta's 'Memories' Feat. Kid Cudi

February 10, 2010 04:04:15 GMT


"Memories" music video which sees David Guetta sharing screen with his collaborator Kid Cudi has been debuted. The disc jokey is spinning his turntable in the parking lot, while the rapper is making his way around a building. Additionally, naked girls are seen working behind the lens and following them around with chunks of the song lyrics "Hey" and "Ooh" covering their modesty.

"Memories" appears in Guetta's album "One Love". This song is not the only duet track in the 2009 studio release as the album is also filled with joint tracks between the DJ and the likes of will.i.am, Akon, Kelly Rowland and Estelle.
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Webclip of 'Vampire Diaries' Episode 'Fool Me Once'


February 10, 2010 04:00:14 GMT


A scene is clipped from the upcoming episode of "The Vampire Diaries", presenting Damon and Stefan discussing about Elena's kidnapping. Stefan pleads to her brother if he knows anything about Anna's plan but Damon answers that he honestly hopes that Elena dies.

"Fool Me Once" airs on Thursday, February 11 as the last chapter of the Tomb story. Executive producer Julie Plec said, "That tomb gets opened and there are vampires in that tomb. And some crazy stuff goes out of that tomb. A lot of big bad things are revealed as a result of that tomb being opened. And there's a very tragic outcome."
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Kevin McKidd Forced by Son to Take Role in 'Percy Jackson'


February 10, 2010 03:51:38 GMT


Scottish actor Kevin McKidd signed up for the big screen adaptation of the "Percy Jackson" children's books, after his son insisted he took the job. The "Grey's Anatomy" star plays Poseidon in upcoming movie "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief", about a teenage boy who discovers he's descended from the Greek sea god.

McKidd's children are huge fans of the story and they made sure their dad accepted a role in the big screen blockbuster. He tells Britain's Daily Record newspaper, "My kids are really excited about 'Percy Jackson'. They think it's going to be cool that they'll be able to see me in the cinema."
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Christopher Nolan to Make Superman Fly Again


February 10, 2010 03:48:21 GMT


After landing on the ground for about three and a half years, Superman is going to get help to fly again. Deadline Hollywood has learned that Warner Bros. Pictures has asked "the brains behind rebooted 'Batman' ", Christopher Nolan, to play a "godfather" role to resurrect "Superman" franchise.

About the idea for the story, the upcoming "Superman" film will not serve as a sequel to the previously released film but it will be a completely new franchise. "It would definitely not be a follow-up to 'Superman Returns'," an insider said as quoted by the site.
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Portia de Rossi to Dish on Her Private Life in a Memoir

February 10, 2010 03:37:13 GMT


Ellen DeGeneres' wife Portia de Rossi is set to lift the lid on her private life with a tell-all book, which will include her struggles with her sexuality and harrowing details of her battle with anorexia. The Australian actress, who was born Amanda Lee Rogers, has signed a deal to publish her memoirs which will detail her early years as she came to terms with her sexual orientation, and her public 'outing' while she was starring in hit sitcom "Ally McBeal".

The 37-year-old actress has previously admitted keeping her sexuality secret from her co-workers until pictures of the star with her ex-girlfriend, singer Francesca Gregorini, emerged in the press. The book will also chronicle De Rossi's long battle with eating disorders.
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Dental Work Pushes Back Lil Wayne's Sentencing

February 10, 2010 03:31:53 GMT


Lil Wayne's teeth saved him another month off the prison. The rapper was slated to hear his sentencing this month but he got a month's reprieve after the Manhattan state Supreme Court Justice Charles Solomon agreed to his lawyer Stacey Richman's request.

Richman stated during a brief court appearance on Tuesday, February 9 that Wayne needs to travel to Miami to go through several dental surgeries which are "medically necessary". The sentencing in the New York City gun case is now scheduled to take place March 2. Salomon said that the date would not be further postponed. "This is the last adjournment," he said.
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'Twilight' Bosses Take Legal Action Over 'Forks' Documentary

February 10, 2010 03:26:17 GMT


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Movie bosses behind the "Twilight" franchise are suing the makers of a documentary about the city featured in the films - alleging the cover art is too similar to their own DVD release. Executives at Summit Entertainment have made a documentary about Forks, Washington to correspond with the DVD launch of their latest blockbuster - "The Twilight Saga: New Moon", in March.

But a new lawsuit alleges the release of "Twilight in Forks: The Saga of the Real Town" has been marred by a similar documentary from Topics Entertainment, also about the area where the vampire stories are played out on the big screen.
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Beyonce Knowles Gets Admission to Perform in Trinidad and Tobago

February 10, 2010 03:12:19 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has won permission to play a concert in Trinidad and Tobago - after organizers threw the show into jeopardy by failing to apply for a permit in time. The superstar is due to bring her "I Am... " world tour to the Caribbean country on February 18 with a show in Port of Spain.

But the gig was thrown into doubt in January after organizers missed their deadline to apply for a noise variation permit from the country's Environmental Management Agency (EMA) - sending in the paperwork seven days late. If the event went ahead without proper authorization, the concert could be shut down and organizers fined thousands of dollars.
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'One Tree Hill' and 'Melrose Place' May Get Canceled


February 10, 2010 03:01:46 GMT


The CW has begun separating which shows will be back for another season and which are not. "One Tree Hill" and "Melrose Place" are unfortunately found among the uncertain pile since the execs are not exactly pleased with their ratings.

Spoiler TV is running a story that the network is ready to renew "Gossip Girl", "Smallville", "Supernatural", "The Vampire Diaries", "90210" and "America's Next Top Model". The official announcement of the pick-up reportedly will be made next month.
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Sneak Peek to Alicia Keys and Beyonce Knowles' 'Put It in a Love Song' Video

February 10, 2010 03:01:15 GMT


Along with her featured guest Beyonce Knowles, Alicia Keys is hitting Brazilian slum area on Tuesday, February 9 for the filming of "Put It in a Love Song" music video. The two female singers are seen wearing carnival-inspired outfit matched with colorful headbands.

One of the scenes was filmed at the Morro da Conceicao shantytown, which became renowned worldwide after Michael Jackson filmed "They Don't Care About Us" music video there. Another scene was captured in Rio de Janeiro's Dona Marta slum.
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Eva Longoria Guides Fans to X-Rated Site

February 10, 2010 02:58:58 GMT


Eva Longoria gave online fans a saucy shock after joining Twitter.com - she accidentally directed her followers to a porn site. The "Desperate Housewives" star signed up to the micro-blogging website last week, but it took her a while to get to grips with the technology.

When the actress tried to direct her fans to her husband, basketball star Tony Parker's Twitter address, she accidentally sent them a link to an X-rated website. After realizing her mistake, she quickly urged fans to stay away from the sexy site, "Oh noooo! I put the wrong Twitter site for my husband!! The one I put earlier goes to some porn site!!!! Don't use it!"
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Catherine Zeta-Jones Pays Homage to Angela Lansbury at All-Star Gala

February 10, 2010 02:40:29 GMT


Catherine Zeta-Jones led tributes to veteran actress Angela Lansbury at The Drama League's 26th annual all-star gala in New York City on Monday night, February 8. The "Murder, She Wrote" star's career was marked at A Musical Celebration of Broadway at the city's Pierre New York hotel.

Zeta-Jones, who is currently appearing as Lansbury's daughter in Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music", joined other performers including "Glee"'s Victor Garber, former "Grey's Anatomy" star T.R. Knight and "The Sopranos" ' Edie Falco to celebrate the Brit.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Anna Torv Took Off Her Top for Esquire


February 10, 2010 02:33:51 GMT


Anna Torv took center stage on Esquire's Women We Love section and she refused to cover up. The Australia-born actress who plays the central character on FOX's sci-fi "Fringe" is featured teasing her cleavage, her bare back and long legs in the March 2010 "The Essentials" issue which will be on sale soon.

The pictorials were shot by Ari Michelson who had previously worked with Lady GaGa. In the accompanying article, Anna talked about her wisdom, embarrassing situation, economy, her boobs, being Australian, guys and art.
News > Movie News

Tom Cruise Takes the Fourth 'Mission'

February 10, 2010 02:33:24 GMT


Tom Cruise has taken new challenge to do another impossible mission. He has inked a deal with Paramount Pictures to reprise his role as Ethan Hunt in "Mission: Impossible 4", MTV reported.

The film will be produced by Cruise and J.J. Abrams. They are still looking for a director since Abrams, who previously directed "Mission: Impossible 3", has yet to commit to be on helming duty for the fourth film.
News > Music News

Rihanna Gets Flirtatious in Snippet of 'Rude Boy' Music Video


February 10, 2010 02:08:59 GMT


Another tease for what's to come from Rihanna's "Rude Boy" music video has emerged in the form of short snippet. It mostly highlights scenes where the "Umbrella" hitmaker sports a black and white leotard and hops on the back of a zebra statue. At one point, she is captured getting down on the floor and winking at the camera.

"Rude Boy" comes from Rihanna's fourth studio album "Rated R". Its accompanying video is directed by Melina Matsoukas and promised to be different than other videos previously made by Rihanna. It's scheduled to be premiered this coming Thursday, February 11 on VEVO.
 
 
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