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April 08, 2010

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Liam Gallagher Certain Meeting With Noel Gallagher Will End Up in Brutal Fight

April 08, 2010 10:15:14 GMT


Liam Gallagher has no desire to see his brother and ex-Oasis bandmate Noel Gallagher because he's convinced a meeting would end in a brutal fight. Oasis split in 2009 when Noel walked out on the band, but the feuding brothers have both agreed to support one last album - a greatest hits collection to be released in June.

But singer Liam has no plans to meet up with his sibling to promote the project. He tells Britain's ShortList magazine, "I don't wanna see (Noel). But if I see him, I'll probably end up f**king leatherin' (beating) him. Noel seems like he is mates with Russell Brand now. They're a f**king match."
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Brian May Upset After Learning Queen's Song Is Used in Hunting Video

April 08, 2010 10:10:44 GMT


Queen star Brian May is fuming over the use of his band's hit "Don't Stop Me Now" in a pro-hunting campaign in Britain. The 1978 track can be heard over the video promoting hare coursing, allegedly compiled by a member of the Countryside Alliance (CA), a group pushing for a ban against blood sports to be lifted in the U.K.

The guitarist has decided to share the video with friends and fans - in the hope it will deter people who might vote for Conservative party leader David Cameron, who is vying to become Britain's Prime Minister in the May election, after the politician said he would let Members of Parliament decide whether the ban should be overturned.
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Attorneys Urge California Court to Drop Roman Polanski's Sex Case

April 08, 2010 10:03:58 GMT


Roman Polanski's lawyers have filed another appeal urging a California court to drop the director's sex case, insisting the shamed director should be set free to avoid the case dragging on and costing the state even more money. Polanski pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977, but fled to America a year later before he could be sentenced.

He was arrested in Zurich, Switzerland in 2009 and is currently being held under house arrest while he awaits deportation to the U.S. In January, the filmmaker lost his fight against extradition and a Los Angeles judge ruled he must return to be sentenced.
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Jesse James' Rep Says Sex Tapes Rumors Are 'Untrue'

April 08, 2010 09:55:32 GMT


A rep for Jesse James has dismissed reports the disgraced TV mechanic filmed more than a dozen homemade sex tapes, including a clip with his estranged wife Sandra Bullock. "The Blind Side" star walked out on James and left the couple's marital home in March when allegations of his infidelities first surfaced.

On Tuesday, April 6, Bullock's aides spoke out against claims that James possesses a graphic sex tape featuring the actress, which he could possibly use as leverage in a divorce case. Now James' rep has cleared up internet reports which suggest he's recorded several tapes with mistresses featuring Nazi-themed paraphernalia.
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Lil Wayne Lands 'Suicide Watch' Job in Prison


April 08, 2010 09:49:03 GMT


Rapper Lil Wayne is on "suicide watch" in prison - he's has been asked to keep an eye on desperate fellow inmates, according to his ex-girlfriend. The 27-year-old rapper, real name Dwayne Carter Jr., began his year-long stint for gun possession in maximum-security New York prison Rikers Island in March, and he has been given a big responsibility behind bars.

Antonia 'Toya' Johnson, the mother of Wayne's 11-year-old daughter, tells Us Magazine, "Wayne has a job. They got him on suicide watch for other prisoners. He watches the crazy prisoners and makes sure they don't kill themselves. He likes the job, even though they don't pay him much."
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Kanye West to Face Marion Knight in Court Over Party Shooting Incident

April 08, 2010 09:42:37 GMT


Rap heavyweights Kanye West and Marion Knight aka Suge are set to meet in court over a shooting incident at a Miami Beach, Florida party. Death Row Records founder Knight claims party host West and the owners of the Shore Club failed to provide adequate security at the star-studded 2005 bash, where he was shot in the leg.

Police investigating the incident still haven't been able to identify who fired the shot and no one has ever been arrested. So Knight has taken aim at West and the club owners and is seeking damages of over $1 million to cover his medical bills and the cost of replacing jewelery that went missing at the venue after he was shot.
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Christopher Meloni Denies He Quit 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit'

April 08, 2010 09:37:32 GMT


"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" star Christopher Meloni has secured his future on the cop drama following reports he was planning to quit the show. The actor admits he was wrong to suggest he was leaving the hit show in a recent interview with an Australian newspaper and should have chosen his words more carefully.

The TV star, who plays Det. Eliot Stabler on the show, says, "What I said was, 'When your contract is done... that will be the end. Because when your contract is done, it's usually the end'. I couched it incorrectly... I had one year on my contract. Our show hasn't been picked up. Those are the facts of the matter." But Meloni insists he'll stay with the show if it gets picked up.
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First Photo From the Production of 'Saw VII'


April 08, 2010 09:32:01 GMT


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"Saw VII" has started to give proof of production after the filming process was captured by a camera. On the picture which was taken by Bloody Disgusting reader called JayKah from the set in Canada, crew members were seen preparing the shooting at the corner of Metro Hall in Toronto. A security was also seen walking around the location but none of the actors was featured in the image.

Shooting for the seventh "Saw" film was started in early February with a target to release the film on October 22 this year. "Saw VI" director Kevin Greutert returns to the same position for the upcoming movie, which is also known as "Saw 3D". Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, who have written "Saw IV", "Saw V" and "Saw VI", once again team up for the next installment.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Romancing Jenny McCarthy's Ex-Husband


April 08, 2010 09:19:27 GMT


Jennifer Love Hewitt has reportedly found love again after her break-up with Jamie Kennedy - she's romancing Jenny McCarthy's ex-husband. The actress was spotted "holding hands" and "canoodling" with TV star/director John Asher at a recent dinner party.

An eye witness tells Life & Style magazine, "Jennifer was all over him... She was not hiding her affection or attraction to him at all." Hewitt split from Kennedy earlier this year and Asher ended his six-year marriage with McCarthy in 2006. Ironically, the news of Asher's new romance comes a day after McCarthy and her longtime boyfriend, Jim Carrey, split.
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Julian McMahon Had Operation in the Same Hospital His Mother Died

April 08, 2010 09:05:31 GMT


Julian McMahon was united with his dying mum before she passed away on Friday, April 2 after reportedly undergoing a back operation at the same hospital where she was receiving treatment. The "Nip/Tuck" star flew home to Australia from Los Angeles in March after learning his mum Lady Sonia McMahon was in poor condition at St Vincent's Private Hospital in Darlinghurst.

McMahon then decided to check into care alongside his mum, opting to undergo surgery for a degenerative back problem, reports the Sydney Daily Telegraph. The star checked out of the medical center on Saturday, April 3 - the day after his mum died after losing her battle with cancer.
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Oprah Winfrey's Next Chapter: Night Show


April 08, 2010 09:04:05 GMT


Those curious of what will happen to Oprah Winfrey after her long-running "The Oprah Winfrey Show" comes to an end next year may dwell into the latest report that said she is brewing a new show under OWN. The show which is set for one-hour duration is tentatively called "Oprah's Next Chapter" and will probably debut next year.

Unlike her current talk show, this one will be an evening show which airs two or three times a week. Instead of staying inside studio and bringing people in, Oprah will travel around the world for conversations in destinations like China and Egypt. "I'm going to take viewers with me, going to take celebrities I want to interview with me," Oprah said in an interview.
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The Rolling Stones to Unveil Unreleased Track on Record Store Day

April 08, 2010 08:55:20 GMT


The Rolling Stones have given the world's record stores a big boost - the rockers are releasing a limited edition single to commemorate Record Store Day on April 17. Mick Jagger and his band will unveil previously unreleased track "Plundered My Soul" from their forthcoming "Exile on Main St." re-release package as part of the celebrations.

Black Sabbath and Metallica have already signed on to be part of another limited edition release. "Plundered My Soul" will first be available exclusively with independent music stores participating in Record Store Day.
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Snippet of Cypress Hill's 'Armada Latina' Music Video

April 08, 2010 08:52:49 GMT


After teasing "Armada Latina" music video through set pictures, Cypress Hill now bring forward a 30-second snippet for another preview. Along with Pitbull, the Hip-Hop group's two members, B-Real and Sen Dog, are seen hitting an outdoor place decorated with colorful small flags and rapping to the camera.

"Armada Latina" is included in Cypress Hill's upcoming album "Rise Up". Beside featuring Pitbull, the song actually also has Marc Anthony as a featured guest but the Jennifer Lopez's husband doesn't appear in the accompanying video. Filmed at Mariachi Plaza in Los Angeles, the video will be made available for full viewing pleasure on April 8 on MTV.
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Alicia Keys Heading to 'The House at Sugar Beach'

April 08, 2010 08:38:54 GMT


Alicia Keys is set to return to the big screen again. After her latest appearance in 2008 "The Secret Life of Bees", she reportedly has set her eyes on "The House at Sugar Beach". Moreover, trusted sources tell The Playlist that the musician/actress will serve as producer for the movie adaptation of the book with the same title.

Based on the NY Times journalist Helene Cooper's memoir, the book revolves around Cooper's privileged Liberian childhood, which was cut brutally short by a bloody 1980 coup. The movie will follow her family's escape and survival, and 23 years later, Cooper's return to her native country to find the foster sister that her family left behind.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Ashton Kutcher and Jamie Foxx Top Hollywood Big Men List


April 08, 2010 08:37:11 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio, Ashton Kutcher and Jamie Foxx have topped a new list of Hollywood big men and we're not talking height or weight! Life & Style magazine has conducted an in depth investigation in a bid to find out which movie stars measure up in the bedroom and it seems Demi Moore, model Bar Refaeli and Foxx's latest girlfriend Stacy Dash are lucky ladies.

David Arquette, David Spade, Jamie Kennedy, Brian Austin Green, Jared Leto and the aptly named Andy Dick also make the big boys list, according to the publication. One insider says, "They have nicknames like Tripod and Crooked Stick, in Jamie Kennedy's case."
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Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Deprecate Education Budget Cuts in FunnyOrDie Video

April 08, 2010 08:17:28 GMT


Hollywood couple, Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green, has teamed up for a hilarious new viral video with a hard-hitting message about the state of California schools. In the FunnyOrDie skit, which was penned by a concerned parent at the Laurel Canyon school which Green's son attends, Fox wanders into a crowded classroom and is mistaken for a new teacher.

As she explains she merely mistook the room for the library, where she has arranged to meet her boyfriend, a state official carries in additional kids. Fox learns from the kids that the class teacher, school janitor and nurse all lost their jobs in recent budget cuts and when Green arrives they have to feed a diabetic a chocolate bar to stop him from slipping into a coma.
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Pictures: Teairra Mari Filming 'Automatic' Music Video

April 08, 2010 08:04:12 GMT


Teairra Mari is readying a new music video. She filmed the clip to support her new single "Automatic". Several pictures taken from the shooting location have hit the web, featuring the 22-year-old singer dressing in black tight outfit and showing off her moves in front of the camera.

"Automatic" is listed in Teairra's forthcoming sophomore set "At That Point". Although producer Rico Love initially wanted to hook her up with either Lil' Kim or Trina, Teairra chose Nicki Minaj as her collaborator for the song.
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'Ugly Betty' Series Finale Preview


April 08, 2010 08:02:44 GMT


April 14 will mark the end of "Ugly Betty" four-year run. The comedy show has been canceled by ABC due to decrease in rating and will wrap it up in the episode "Hello Goodbye", the preview of which has come out.

It's the end of an era, but the beginning, Betty hopes, of something wonderful. In the award-winning series' finale, which also features appearances by familiar faces from the past, Betty finds it hard to tell Daniel important news about her future. When she does, his reaction surprises her, but not Claire.
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Natalie Imbruglia Will Return to Australia If She Retires

April 08, 2010 07:50:59 GMT


Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia will only move back Down Under when she retires because she is determined to stay in London until she reaches old age. The "Torn" hitmaker moved to the U.K. to further her music career at the end of the 1990s, and instantly fell in love with the British way of life.

And the star insists she has no plans to abandon her adopted homeland until she craves the Australian sun later in life. She tells Britain's New! magazine, "I wouldn't live anywhere else now. Initially I moved to London for my career, but it just gets under your skin - despite the weather."
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Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl Flirting in New 'Killers' Clip

April 08, 2010 07:49:32 GMT


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Apple has got its hand on a new clip for "Killers", highlighting the first meeting of Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl. In the video, the actress looks stunned when seeing shirtless Kutcher in an elevator. Heading to the same direction, the two later introduce themselves to each other when they arrive at the beach.

Along with the release of the new clip, Lionsgate Films has also debuted a new one-sheet for the movie. The poster features Heigl and Kutcher holding a gun each, with a tag mentions "Marriage... give it your best shot" attached on it.
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Jessica Capshaw Expecting Second Baby

April 08, 2010 07:44:58 GMT


"Grey's Anatomy" star Jessica Capshaw is having a bun in the oven. The 33-year-old beauty, who is married to entrepreneur and CEO of Healthy Child, Healthy World, Christopher Gavigan, is expecting her second baby this year with her rep telling People that "they are thrilled."

The stepdaughter of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" 's movie maker Steven Spielberg welcomed her first child Luke on September 8, 2007. During her previous interview with EcoStiletto, she shared about her feeling post first pregnancy, saying "At the end of my pregnancy I felt really good, my energy was good, my clarity of thought was good, everything was good." She added, "As the guardian of Luke's life I made all the natural choices. That gave me a huge nod as to that's the way to be."
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Jennifer Hudson Not Recognized With Her New Slim Figure

April 08, 2010 07:35:22 GMT


Jennifer Hudson's new slimline figure has made her unrecognizable to her old schoolmates - because they can't believe she's lost so much weight. The "Dreamgirls" star recently revealed her new slimmer look, months after giving birth to her son David Jr. last in August 2009.

Hudson had previously limited her diet to lean meats and egg whites, cutting out all calorie-packed foods, but admits the results were never long lasting. She tells People magazine, "I was avoiding all of these foods. I haven't had ice cream in 10 years! (But the weight loss was) only temporary. Then you go right back to where you came from."
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Christopher Meloni Fails to Land Jury Duty Because of His TV Detective Role

April 08, 2010 07:14:48 GMT


"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" star Christopher Meloni has escaped jury duty for over a decade because defense attorneys refuse to let the famous TV detective serve in a U.S. court of law. The 49-year-old is widely recognized as top cop Detective Elliot Stabler, the character he's played since the show started in 1999.

And the Jack Willis of "Nights in Rodanthe" insists attorneys always turn him away when he shows up for jury duty, because they're afraid he may be biased.
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Miranda Lambert's 'House That Built Me' Music Video Debuted


April 08, 2010 07:14:25 GMT


Miranda Lambert has debuted a music video for her single "The House That Built Me". The newly-premiered clip witnesses the country music singer returning to her cherished childhood home and lingering there while remembering the nostalgic moments in the house.

"The House That Built Me" is co-written by Allen Shamblin based on his experience of going back to his childhood house in Huffman, Texas at least once a year. The track is included in Miranda's third studio album "Revolution".
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'Mad Men' Cast and Crew Fool Around With 'Bye Bye Birdie'

April 08, 2010 07:13:38 GMT


The cast and crew of "Mad Men" acted goofy in a video tribute for the series' creator, Matthew Weiner. In the so-called "production", the likes of Jon Hamm, January Jones and Elisabeth Moss were either singing, dancing or simply mouthing to Ann-Margret Olsson's "Bye Bye Birdie". The song played a significant role in the third season when Sal proposed it for Patio commercial.

In the video which was recorded after the third season filming was wrapped, Rich Sommer who plays Harry Crane in the series went to the length of taking some of his clothes off. Meanwhile, John Slattery aka Roger Sterling put on red wig ala Christina Hendricks' Joan. The actress unfortunately was not seen taking part in the video.
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Kellan Lutz and Mandy Moore Are in 'Love'

April 08, 2010 06:59:08 GMT


Dermot Mulroney has tapped Kellan Lutz and Mandy Moore to star in his upcoming project "Love, Wedding, Marriage". According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two will be seen as a married couple in the romantic comedy that will mark a directorial debut for the actor-turned-helmer.

In the film, Moore will be a newlywed marriage counselor who is thrown for a loop when she learns that her parents, whose marriage she's always idealized, are headed for divorce. She sets out on a disastrous path to save their marriage at the expense of her own, manipulating loved ones to achieve her objectives.
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Benjamin Bratt: 'La Mission' Is 'a Family Affair'


April 08, 2010 06:36:56 GMT


Actor Benjamin Bratt made his new drama "La Mission" a real family affair - he stars alongside his wife in a film written and directed by his brother. The former "Law & Order" star's older brother Peter penned the script for the hard-hitting movie, about a father who struggles to come to terms with the fact his son is homosexual.

The Bratts shot "La Mission" in their native San Francisco, California and even recruited some old pals as extras while filming in the Mission District. Benjamin tells People magazine, "It's a place that's been our backyard since we were born. It was very much like a block party."
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Video: Lea Michele Speaks Against Fur for PETA


April 08, 2010 06:31:53 GMT


Lea Michele is standing behind PETA in campaigning against the use of fur. The vegetarian stars in the organization's PSA with her dog Sailor which was rescued from shelters, informing people that fur industry is still going on and many animals including dogs and cats have suffered from it.

In the PSA which is called "If You Wouldn't Wear Your Dog, Please Don't Wear Any Fur", Michele explained, "Everyone wants to fit in and feel like they belong. But sometimes you have to take a stand and step away from the crowd. ...With so many fashionable, cruelty-free options available, there's really no excuse for joining a club that wears someone else's coat."
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Sarah Harding Stunned by Cheryl Cole's Hectic Schedule

April 08, 2010 06:21:49 GMT


Sarah Harding is in awe of her Girls Aloud's bandmate Cheryl Cole's stamina, insisting she'd be as "dead as a dodo" if she had the same hectic schedule. The hit U.K. girlband announced a 12-month hiatus in 2009 to focus on separate projects, and Cole has thrown herself into work - acting as a judge on Simon Cowell's U.K. talent show "The X Factor", before embarking on a successful solo singing career.

Cole's grueling workload has left Harding aghast - even though the blonde has been busy filming for the BBC and the "St. Trinian" 's movie sequel, "St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold". Harding tells Britain's OK magazine, "I don't know how Cheryl does it. She's not stopped."
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Lenny Kravitz Hired to Redesign Bar Lounge in Miami Hotel

April 08, 2010 06:04:51 GMT


Lenny Kravitz is expanding his design portfolio - the rocker has reportedly been hired to revitalize a hotel lounge in Miami, Florida. The "Are You Gonna Go My Way" hitmaker opened his own design firm in 2003, and has worked on projects at Miami's Setai and Delano hotels.

According to the New York Post, Kravitz met with owners of the Shelbourne Hotel in South Beach at the weekend to discuss a new partnership. The rocker is reportedly designing a Sand Bar lounge for the art deco hotel, which will reopen with a new look in autumn.
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Tina Fey May Do a Sketch With Justin Bieber on 'SNL'

April 08, 2010 05:14:33 GMT


The first promo of Tina Fey's return to "Saturday Night Live" on April 10 has been released, the comedienne hangs out with old friend Fred Armisen in the Studio 8H panel room. During the episode where she hosts, Justin Bieber will be the musical performer.

Fey confirmed that she will do another impression of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the episode. "I haven't been watching her on television lately because I've been working on '30 Rock'," she said. However she also said, "It'll for sure be attempted. And then we'll see if it sticks."
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Video: David Archuleta and Rihanna Singing on 'American Idol'


April 08, 2010 05:10:21 GMT


The April 7 result show of "American Idol" saw live performances from David Archuleta, Rihanna and Jason Derulo. Taking the stage as the first musical guest was Jason. The singer who cited judge Kara DioGuardi as his mentor sang his single "In My Head".

David was the next performer. He sat behind a piano and covered John Lennon's worldwide hit "Imagine". He said he is still a little nervous when performing on the "Idol" stage despite having graduated from the competition. Also, he talked about writing and recording his new album.
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Molly Ringwald Glad She Was Not Drawn Into Hollywood's Party Temptations

April 08, 2010 05:00:13 GMT


Former child star Molly Ringwald is convinced her decision to develop "interests outside Hollywood" saved her life because it stopped her falling into drug addiction. Ringwald landed her first TV role at the age of 11 in sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" and went on to find fame in John Hughes' 1984 movie "Sixteen Candles", which propelled her into the spotlight.

She became known as one of the "Brat Pack" in the 1980s after appearing in a string of teen dramas, but unlike many of her co-stars, Ringwald avoided the temptations of the party circuit and never suffered from drug or alcohol addiction. The actress, now a 42-year-old mother of three, insists she was too young to follow her older actor friends into bars as a teenager and is adamant her decision to focus on her hobbies instead "saved her life".
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Venue for 'The Twilight Saga's Eclipse' Premiere Revealed


April 08, 2010 05:00:10 GMT


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Summit Entertainment has decided where they will hold the special screening for highly anticipated movie "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse". After it was known that the event will be happening on Thursday, June 24, The L.A. Scene has managed to find out that the premiere will take place at *Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd.

The site claimed the location of the premiere has been confirmed by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. In relation with the "Eclipse" event which will attract a lot of fans who want to catch a glimpse of their idols, Hollywood Boulevard will be completely closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive from June 24 at 12:15 A.M. through Friday, June 25 at 5:00 A.M.
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Biological Father Desperate to See Madonna's Adopted Daughter


April 08, 2010 04:38:39 GMT


The biological father of Madonna's adopted daughter Mercy has reportedly missed out on a meeting with the tot because he emigrated to South Africa prior to the superstar's latest trip to Malawi. Madonna, along with daughters Mercy and Lourdes, jetted into the African nation earlier this week to lay the first brick of her $15 million Raising Malawi Academy for Girls, which is scheduled to open its doors to 450 students in 2011.

Reports suggest the pop superstar was planning to let her four-year-old Malawian daughter, who she adopted in 2009, meet her real family during the trip, including her father James Kambewa. However, Kambewa, who launched a legal bid in April 2009 to regain custody of his daughter only to give up his fight two months later, has left Malawi and moved to South Africa to make a "better life" for himself.
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New 'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time' Featurette Exposes Villainous Hassansins

April 08, 2010 04:27:45 GMT


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Legend behind the story of "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" is once again explored in a new featurette for the movie. This time, the sneak peek video which is debuted by Apple picks up Hassansins, who will bring obstacles to Prince Dastan's effort to save the world, as the focus.

The featurette provides many fresh scenes which show the Hassansins' capability in a battle and his weapons. Additionally, Jake Gyllenhaal who plays the titular character and Gemma Arterton who stars as Tamina try to explain the Hassansins' history and background.
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Work on 'Planet of the Apes' Prequel to Start in July

April 08, 2010 04:23:26 GMT


The "Planet of the Apes" franchise is swinging back into cinemas - "The Escapist" 's director Rupert Wyatt is overseeing a prequel to the sci-fi series. The original 1968 film was a huge hit, starring Charlton Heston as an astronaut who crash lands on a planet where primates rule and humans are slaves.

Another four sequels followed, as well as Tim Burton's remake of the original movie which was released in 2001. And following years of speculation over a planned new film, Wyatt, who has only helmed five films since 1999, has signed on to oversee a prequel to the Heston classic. Work on the latest venture, tentatively titled "Planet of the Apes: Caesar", will start in July, according to Production Weekly.
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M.I.A. Slamming Lady GaGa, Ke$ha and 'Twilight'


April 08, 2010 04:22:35 GMT


M.I.A. is not a fan of dance music singers Lady GaGa and Ke$ha as well as popular vampire movie series "Twilight". First, she said that she is not happy when being compared to GaGa, saying the "Poker Face" singer's music is not original enough.

"People say we're similar, that we both mix all these things in the pot and spit them out differently, but she spits it out exactly the same!" she told NME. "None of her music's reflective of how weird she wants to be or thinks she is. She models herself on Grace Jones and Madonna, but the music sounds like 20-year-old Ibiza music, you know? She's not progressive, but she's a good mimic."
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Third 'True Blood' Season 3 Poster Unleashed

April 08, 2010 04:17:13 GMT


After a coffee maker, the art department of "True Blood" picked another common-to-human object to show how the world is adjusted when vampires live among human. The latest and third artwork released is all about water cooler and blood cooler.

The poster joins two others, Cup of Joe and VILF, which have been released each week in the past two weeks. Made to promote the third season, the posters accompany video teasers that are released after the second season re-runs on Sundays.
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Benjamin Bratt Struggles to Land Lead Role Because of His Latin Roots

April 08, 2010 04:14:13 GMT


Former "Law & Order" star Benjamin Bratt is convinced Latino actors are treated unfairly in Hollywood, insisting many stars are overlooked by movie bosses because of their ancestry. The California-born actor has Latin roots through his Peruvian mother, who moved to the U.S. as a teenager.

But Bratt is adamant his South American looks have hindered his movie career - as film chiefs think Latino actors are often too "exotic" for lead roles. He tells the New York Daily News, "What I'm troubled by is, you cannot name a brown-skinned Latino male who can get a film green-lit. There isn't one. Why not? It still seems we are treated like an exotic other."
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Rep Shoots Down Whitney Houston Drugs Reports

April 08, 2010 03:50:19 GMT


Whitney Houston's aides are rushing to dismiss reports the R&B superstar has returned to her drug-taking ways after the singer pulled out of a string of European dates. The star has been diagnosed with a severe respiratory infection and she is now seeking medical attention in a French hospital.

But U.S. magazine In Touch suggests Houston's latest illness could be drug-related following an eye-witness account of her behavior at a Los Angeles hotel in March. Marlon David was sitting on the table next to Houston and her ex-husband Bobby Brown during a night out at the Beverly Wilshire hotel on March 10 and tells In Touch, "I saw her pull a plastic bag out, put a folded bill to her nose and discreetly snort a line from it of what to me certainly looked like cocaine. She's extremely thin and looks like a disaster."
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Keira Knightley Skips 'Captain America', Alice Eve Is Frontrunner


April 08, 2010 03:49:40 GMT


After finding the depicters of Captain America and his buddy Bucky Barnes, Marvel Studios is currently looking for the leading lady in "The First Avenger: Captain America". Latest news mentions that the studio has nailed down their options to two actresses, Alice Eve and Hayley Atwell, who are said joining screen-testing for the second time in London on Thursday, April 8.

Eve has been earlier mentioned on the short-list, but Atwell's name has just emerged per E! Online's report. Emily Blunt and Keira Knightley were previously also on the running but the "The Young Victoria" star has turned down the offer to be Peggy Carter, the love interest of the titular character, allegedly to take a part in upcoming "Batman 3". The "Pirates of the Caribbean" beauty reportedly has also skipped the Marvel's project but the reason has not been revealed yet.
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Video Premiere: The-Dream's 'Love King'

April 08, 2010 03:40:41 GMT


The-Dream talks about getting lots of love from the ladies in a music video for his new single "Love King". Surrounded by women dressed in sexy outfits, from a formal suit to a revealing get-up, he sings, "I got girls in da club / Girls in the church / Pull 'em all day / I take 'em off work."

Another music video for the song's remix has also been in the works. Ludacris who provides additional verses on the revamped version is tapped to make a cameo appearance in the clip.
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Selena Gomez in 'Wizards' Clothing Line Launch


April 08, 2010 03:38:15 GMT


Selena Gomez continued making promotional appearance in U.K. by attending a clothing line launching in London. This time, the Disney beauty is not supporting her own brand Dream Out Loud, but a clothing range inspired by her show "Wizards of Waverly Place".

The event took place at ASDA on Wednesday, April 7. Selena was the only member of the series that showed up at the launch but British guests like singer Alexandra Burke, TV presenter Konnie Huq and actress Michelle Collins also attended the event where lots of kids were around.
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Dad's Engagement Makes Lindsay Lohan Want to Throw Up

April 08, 2010 03:31:21 GMT


Lindsay Lohan isn't among those congratulating her father on his engagement to Kate Major - the idea that the former tabloid reporter is set to become her step mum makes her sick. Michael Lohan announced his happy news on Tuesday, April 6, revealing Major has been by his side "through all the stuff with Lindsay... and when I had my heart attack."

But his estranged daughter is far from happy for her dad - she tells UsWeekly, "I'm gonna vomit! I so didn't need that info... Yuck!" The Lohans are currently locked in a war of words over Michael's public plans to force his daughter into rehab for an alleged addiction to prescription pills. Lindsay, who has denied the drug claims, has blasted her father on Twitter for his years of bad parenting.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jessica Simpson's Nude Pictures for Marie Claire Come Out


April 08, 2010 03:17:23 GMT


Jessica Simpson is daring to go nude on a new magazine cover - she will appear on the front of a U.S. fashion publication without the help of make-up or airbrushing. The singer/actress has traveled the world as part of her new MTV show Jessica Simpson's "The Price of Beauty", in which she discovers the local beauty regimes and culture in different countries, including those of African tribeswomen and Japanese Geishas.

And the 29-year-old star is pushing home her message of inner beauty by stripping off her make-up for the May cover of America's Marie Claire. Simpson has also agreed for the revealing snap to be published without being digitally re-touched.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Eva Longoria Bewildered With Nicollette Sheridan's Lawsuit

April 08, 2010 03:07:41 GMT


Eva Longoria is desperately trying to find out more about the incident that sparked former "Desperate Housewives" ' castmate Nicollette Sheridan's $20 million lawsuit against the show's creator - but no one's talking on set. The actress admits she knows very little about Sheridan's claims Marc Cherry slapped her during a heated exchange over a scene.

In court documents, Sheridan claims she was fired from the show after complaining to ABC TV executives about Cherry's actions towards her and other cast and crew members. Longoria is "confused" about the scandal because she has always thought that both Cherry and Sheridan had a good working relationship and both are "sweet" people.
News > TV News

'American Idol' Judges Save Michael Lynche From Elimination

April 08, 2010 03:07:13 GMT


After three weeks straight of girls elimination (Lacey Brown, Paige Miles and Didi Benami), Wednesday, April 7 episode of "American Idol" saw only men in the bottom three. Andrew Garcia, Aaron Kelly and Michael Lynche received the lowest vote for their performance in John Lennon - Paul McCartney week.

None of the three men were ever in the bottom three during the Top 12 performance before. The result was even more surprising when Adam and Aaron were declared safe while Mike who continued to impress the judges in previous weeks but this one was announced as the eliminated one. However, the 26-year-old Queens, N.Y. native was lucky that Judges' Save is valid again this season.
News > Music News

Whitney Houston Postpones Three More Shows

April 08, 2010 02:59:01 GMT


Whitney Houston has canceled the first three British dates of her comeback tour after doctors in Paris, France diagnosed her with a severe respiratory infection. The "I Will Always Love You" superstar scrapped a show in the French capital on Tuesday, April 6, the first European gig of her "Nothing But Love World Tour", after she fell ill.

Reports in the French press suggest the singer was admitted to a Parisian hospital, while a representative for the star confirms Houston was treated by medics for chronic rhino pharyngitis, a swelling of the membranes in the nose and throat. Houston has now postponed three of her upcoming shows in the U.K. so she can fully recover.
News > Movie News

'Dreamgirls' Helmer Close to Direct Two 'Breaking Dawn' Films

April 08, 2010 02:55:39 GMT


Summit Entertainment has allegedly made their decision about who will direct