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July 07, 2011

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Meryl Streep's 'The Iron Lady' International Trailer Released


July 07, 2011 16:32:16 GMT


The Weinstein Company has released the first international trailer of "The Iron Lady", a biopic about former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher who is portrayed by Meryl Streep. The minute-long trailer involves two advisers who would like Thatcher to ditch her signature hat and pearls, as well as to lower her voice.

Streep has been garnering buzz for the role and is touted to receive her seventeenth Academy Award nomination through the film. Speaking of slipping into one of the most important people's shoes, Streep said, "I am trying to approach the role with as much zeal, fervour and attention to detail as the real Lady Thatcher possesses - I can only hope my stamina will begin to approach her own."
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'Mad Men' Cast to Star in Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'

July 07, 2011 09:22:29 GMT


"Mad Men" actress Abigail Spencer lands a role in upcoming Disney's project "Oz: The Great and Powerful". The 29-year-old Florida-born actress will star opposite James Franco, who will play Oz in this Sam Raimi-directed movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Spencer has been cast to play a young woman who becomes a willing subject of Oz's magic tricks which the magician is performing in Kansas. Also among the cast ensemble of the movie are notable actresses like Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams.
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Michael Phelps Might Have Been Secretly Dating a Canadian

July 07, 2011 08:58:21 GMT


Michael Phelps is apparently good at keeping secret about his love life. According to Radar Online, the Olympic gold medalist has been secretly dating Canadian woman Ashley Finestone. He and the 24-year-old from Montreal have allegedly been exchanging calls, texts and visits for more than two years.

In fact, a source close to the couple spilled that the 26-year-old swimming star spent time with Ashley this past weekend. "Michael was in Montreal last weekend to compete in the Canada Cup and I saw him walking hand-in-hand with Ashley down the street," the insider said. "Ashley stayed with Michael at Hotel Auberge Universel for the whole weekend and even got VIP tickets to his race for her and her friends."
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Sneak Peeks of Jennifer Aniston on 'Inside the Actors Studio'


July 07, 2011 08:52:09 GMT


Just in time for the release of her latest film "Horrible Bosses", Jennifer Aniston will appear on "Inside the Actors Studio". Sneak peeks to the episode have now hit the web, revealing some of the topics she talks with James Lipton during the interview.

"It's one of the greatest jobs I ever had," the 42-year-old beauty said of her hit series "Friends". "It gave me everything. It gave me this ridiculously blessed life and career and taught me so much, and it's the best time I ever had."
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Video Premiere: Taking Back Sunday's 'Faith'

July 07, 2011 08:49:59 GMT


Taking Back Sunday have just debuted a music video in support of their latest single "Faith (When I Let You Down)". The clip follows a "cat man" tasting an overnight fame via self-made YouTube video and appearing on an "Eileen Show". He then tries out a bunch of auditions for a role in the big screen only to end up landing a role in a porn flick.

"Faith (When I Let You Down)" is lifted from Adam Lazzara-fronted band's self-titled album "Taking Back Sunday". Its music video which mocks YouTube sensations like Rebecca Black comes from direction hands of Chris Marrs Piliero.
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'Horrible Bosses' Character Trailer: Kevin Spacey Is a Psycho

July 07, 2011 08:43:19 GMT


Another character from "Horrible Bosses" is introduced through a brand new character trailer. After Jennifer Aniston's sex-crazed dentist character got the spotlight in a previous promo, Kevin Spacey's character Dave Harken becomes the center of attention in this fresh video that describes him as a "slave-driving psycho" and the "s**ttiest boss ever".

In the trailer, Dave is presented as a boss who belittles his employee Nick Hendricks (played Jason Bateman). Among the horrible things he does, he pokes fun at Nick's dead "Gam Gam", distrusts him with a promotion and accuses him of having an affair with his wife. On the last subject, he can be seen telling Nick, "She's way out of your league," before adding, "I own you; you're my b***h."
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'American Idol' 2011 Tour Opener: Pia Toscano Debuts New Single


July 07, 2011 08:21:16 GMT


2011 "American Idol" summer tour has officially been kicked off on July 6. Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Scotty McCreery, Stefano Langone and Thia Megia made their live performances in front of their fans in the Salt Lake City.

One of the highlights from the Wednesday concert was the live showcase of Pia's debut single "This Time". The rumored girlfriend of Mark Ballas gave concertgoers the first listen to the Ester Dean-written single after Naima finished her solo set with a rendition of Jennifer Lopez's "On the Floor".
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NBC's Fall Premiere Schedule Unveiled

July 07, 2011 08:02:30 GMT


Following in the footsetps of other four major networks, NBC has announced premiere dates for its fall 2011 primetime schedule. "Parenthood" will return on September 13 following the final performance show of "America's Got Talent", while newbies "Up All Night" and "Free Agents" are going to get similar boost since they are put after "AGT" finale on September 14.

Beginning September 19, more new shows will make their debut, including "The Playboy Club", "Whitney" and "Prime Suspect". "Up All Night" and "Free Agents" will start airing on their regular time period on September 21.
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Report: Keri Russell Pregnant With Second Child

July 07, 2011 07:06:15 GMT


Former "Felicity" star Keri Russell might have a bun in the oven. A close friend of the 35-year-old actress recently spilled the beans on her second pregnancy by telling Star magazine that she is a few months along. "Ker is a couple of months pregnant and she's thrilled," so the inside source said.

With carpenter husband Shane Deary, the "Bedtime Stories" actress already has a 4-year-old son named River Russell. Still, her friend claimed that the couple are looking to expand their family, saying "She and Shane have really wanted another baby, and now it's actually happening."
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Report: Emily Maynard Close to Be the Next 'Bachelorette'

July 07, 2011 06:59:12 GMT


Latest report indicates Emily Maynard is closer to sign up for a new season of "The Bachelorette". A source says the 25-year-old, who had won "The Bachelor" season 15, "hasn't officially signed on yet, but it looks like a done deal."

Confirming previous report which mentioned Emily "wants to be a big star", the source says the single mom to 6-year-old Ricki plans to make use of the show to promote her broadcast career. "She wants to be famous," the source additionally tells Us Weekly.
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First Look at Chris Hemsworth in 'Cabin in the Woods'

July 07, 2011 06:45:08 GMT


The first still from upcoming thriller "The Cabin in the Woods" has landed online, teasing the horror scenario of the movie. Courtesy of Bloody Disgusting, it features the film's five main actors Chris Hemsworth, Jesse Williams, Anna Hutchinson, Kristen Connolly and Fran Kranz standing inside the titular cabin looking somewhat wary. The thing that makes them suspicious is kept hidden from prying camera though.

The film will revolve around five college-type characters who head to a cabin in the woods for a vacation, only to discover that things aren't quite what they seem. Although it seems to be a stereotypical horror movie where the characters are lured to a deadly trap, a new twist to make this one more captivating than the other movies with similar plots is promised.
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Angelina Jolie Has Her Hands Full With Twins on Another Bowling Outing

July 07, 2011 06:25:04 GMT


Angelina Jolie's twins literally keep her hands full during a recent outing. The actress who voices Master Tigress in "Kung Fu Panda 2" was spotted carrying both Vivienne and Knox on each arms as they made their exit from Eden Superbowl in St. Julians, Malta after an afternoon of bowling on Wednesday, July 6.

The longtime partner of Brad Pitt wore an all-black ensemble for the family outing and hid behind dark glasses upon leaving the bowling alley. Both of her twins, who will turn 3 on July 12, were captured on camera looking tired. Also joining the fun was her 5-year-old daughter Shiloh, who donned a striped polo shirt and boys' shorts.
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Confirmed, Taylor Lautner to Come to Comic Con for 'Abduction'

July 07, 2011 06:20:09 GMT


Taylor Lautner is going to be present at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con 2011 that will take place on July 21 until July 24. While it was expected that Taylor will be part of "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn" panel, it has been announced by Lionsgate that the 19-year-old actor is going to promote his upcoming action film "Abduction" at their booth (#3729) on Thursday, July 21 for a signing session.

Beside "Abduction", Lionsgate will also bring their upcoming movie "Warrior" to the convention. To represent the film, two main stars Joel Edgerton and Tom Hardy are set to show up on Friday, July 22 at 1-2 P.M. On the same day, Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols and Stephen Lang will be at the "Conan the Barbarian" front from 5-6 P.M.
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Beyonce Dethrones Jill Scott From No. 1 Spot on Billboard Hot 200

July 07, 2011 05:03:01 GMT


Beyonce Knowles arrives triumphantly on Billboard Hot 200 this week. The "Best I Ever Had" singer lands at No. 1 on the U.S. Album chart with her fourth studio installment "4" which bows with 310,000 copies. She knocks off Jill Scott which previously ruled the list with "The Light of the Sun".

With "4" following its three predecessors in reigning the chart, Beyonce joins a few acts who debuted their first four studio albums atop the chart. Britney Spears got such achievement with her first four between 1999 and 2003, and DMX scored his own first five No. 1s between 1998 and 2003.
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Jessica Alba: It's Better to Flaunt Baby Bump Than Hide It

July 07, 2011 04:58:18 GMT


Jessica Alba, who is expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren, has a bit of advice for other pregnant women. The "Little Fockers" actress graces the August 2011 cover of Latina magazine's first-ever family issue, and in the featured interview, she is encouraging them to embrace their baby bump.

"If you are sporting a pregnant belly, it's better to show it than to hide it," she says. "If you look in the mirror and you look really wide and frumpy, then you're going to appear really wide and frumpy. The more figure-forming your clothes, even though you have more curves, the better. I like long, thin sweaters that kind of hide my hips and my booty, so there's not a huge emphasis on how big they're getting."
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Introducing Pageant Prince, 'Toddlers and Tiaras' Slammed by Tweeps


July 07, 2011 04:50:10 GMT


"Toddlers & Tiaras" apparently is not only about girls. The reality series made the audience's jaw drop on Wednesday, July 6 by featuring Brock Ritter as a pageant prince. The 7-year-old boy, who describes himself as a "diva", is a pro at dance and gymnastics and has already collected a half-dozen first-place trophies.

His mother Tori Ritter claims that her son started to show an interest in pageants and tap dancing at the age of 2, but it is more difficult to find a pageant for boys than for girls. Tori reveals Brock was bullied in kindergarten when he was 5-year-old because of his interest, but declares later that those who can't understand them are simply not good friends for them.
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Kelly Clarkson Sings Her Angst Out in Newly-Leaked Song 'Let Me Down'

July 07, 2011 04:06:37 GMT


Kelly Clarkson's new song called "Let Me Down" has just made its way out in its full length for fans' listening pleasure. Coming out hot on the heels of her new album preparation, the song which has potential to be a hit with its radio-friendly sound is speculated to be one of the new materials she recorded for the album.

A pop/rock song with some rousing drum-smacking sound, "Let Me Down" revolves around a doomed relationship. Although some critics think the beat is a bit Pink-ish, Kelly manages to make the song into her own emotionally-charged rock track with with her signature killer voice.
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Rep: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Haven't Thought About Getting Engaged


July 07, 2011 04:05:29 GMT


Contrary to recent claim, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth haven't thought about getting engaged. After Star Magazine came out with the story suggesting there will be a wedding for the couple in the near future, a representative for 21-year-old Liam reached out to Gossip Cop and insisted that it's a "false story" and "not true".

Star earlier reported that Miley and Liam are now "so devoted to each other", insiders are "hearing wedding bells". On the speculations, a so-called insider pointed out on the interactions between the couple's families. "They're hanging out like one big happy family. Everyone wonders when Miley and Liam will take the next step and get engaged," so said the source.
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Video: Jay Leno Delivers Tanked Casey Anthony Joke on His Late Night Show


July 07, 2011 03:33:35 GMT


Jay Leno poked fun at Casey Anthony verdict on his "Tonight Show", but he failed to amuse his audience. The host's satirical joke, in which he tried to compare the Florida jury to President Obama's economic team, bombed when he delivered it during his monologue on Tuesday night, July 5.

"It was so hot today, people were as delirious and incoherent as a Florida jury," he said to begin the Casey joke, which was responded with a clap from the audience. He went on saying, "This [verdict] means President Obama's economic team is only the second most clueless group of people in America."
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'Vamps' Images Tease Alicia Silverstone in Coffin and Many Other Scenes

July 07, 2011 03:25:47 GMT


A bunch of stills and on-set pictures from Alicia Silverstone's "Vamps" have been unleashed. One sees Alicia's Goody kneeling in a coffin wearing nothing but a flimsy nightie. While she looks like someone who's just waken up from a nap, her sidekick Stacy who is played by Krysten Ritter is featured looking chic in a black outfit.

Some other pictures also highlight the two girls as two best friends, showing them spending the night in a bar and enjoying each other's company at a slumber party. Additionally, there are images which give preview at how Sigourney Weaver, Malcolm McDowell and Dan Stevens will look like in the Amy Heckerling-drected romance thriller.
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Emma Roberts and Chord Overstreet Go Public in London

July 07, 2011 02:56:29 GMT


Months after it was widely speculated that they have become an item, Emma Roberts and Chord Overstreet are caught on camera stepping out together for the first time. The "Scream 4" actress and the "Glee" actor were seen doing some shopping and sightseeing in Notting Hill Gate in London, England on Tuesday, July 5.

22-year-old Chord headed back to London to spend some time with 20-year-old Emma after recently wrapping up the final leg of the "Glee Live! In Concert" tour in Dublin, Ireland. For the Tuesday outing, the rumored pair sported a casual look. Chord wore a black T-shirt and jeans, while Emma wore a grey, elbow-length shirt with short pants.
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Emma Watson, Rupert Grint Go Black at 'Deathly Hallows: Part 2' London Photocall

July 07, 2011 02:34:05 GMT


Ahead of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" worldwide premiere, several of the film's main cast reunited in London, England for a photocall. Emma Watson and Rupert Grint joined forces with other young cast members such as Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Bonnie Wright, and posed for pictures in front of The Renaissance St Pancras Hotel on Wednesday, July 6.

Both Watson and Grint went black with their outfits. The Hermione depicter opted for a glamorous Rafael Lopez dress with lace and ruffle detail, while the Ron Weasley of the wizard movie franchise chose a more casual suit. Though the wind blew their hair, they were all smiles when photographers took their pictures.
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Bow Wow Admits to Being a Father of a Baby Girl

July 07, 2011 02:17:52 GMT


Bow Wow finally admits to being a father to a baby girl. Just weeks after blasting leaked photos of his alleged newborn daughter and reports of him privately accepting paternity test back, the "Shortie Like Mine" hitmaker took to his Bow Wow Today website and posted an open letter to his fans in which he talked about fatherhood and thought of suicide.

"Let me start off by saying i love my fans," the MC began his letter. "With out yall i wudda been left the game. For the past 3 years i been batteling life. Even thought about taking my own. I felt like as a kid i did everything and saw everything too fast which spoiled my adult years. I felt as if i had no purpose to live(Thinking selfishly) until god gave me the illest gift of my life. No lambo, no blk card nuffn ammounts to my lil girl."
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James Spader Officially Recruited as 'The Office' New Boss

July 07, 2011 01:37:46 GMT


James Spader is officially added to regular cast in season 8 of "The Office". NBC announced on Wednesday, July 6 that the multiple Emmy Award winner will reprise his role as Robert California, who appeared in season 7 finale as an applicant for Michael Scott's vacant regional manager position.

"James has an energy that is completely his own, and 'The Office' has no tools for dealing with this guy. We're thrilled he's joining our cast," executive producer/regular actor Paul Lieberstein says. He describes Spader's character as an "uber-salesman that has a power to convince and manipulate, like a high-class weirdo Jedi warrior."
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Taylor Swift Apologizes for Canceling More Concerts to Recover From Bronchitis

July 07, 2011 01:24:26 GMT


Taylor Swift was left heartbroken when the doctors advised her not to come back to the stage this week for she needs more time to recuperate from her illness. Already canceling her Louisville concert over the weekend, she has now been forced to scrap more shows which were supposed to take place in Charlotte and Atlanta.

"It breaks my heart to miss out on this weekend's shows with my friends in Charlotte and Atlanta," she said. "I would never cancel if I thought I was physically able to perform these shows. I am so sorry to the fans, but I look forward to seeing you when we come back through your towns, which we will do."
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Natalie Portman Names Son After First Letter in Hebrew Alphabet

July 07, 2011 01:24:15 GMT


Ever since she gave birth to a baby boy three weeks ago, Natalie Portman has kept quiet about her firstborn. The "Black Swan" star has yet to release any picture of the newborn or officially announce his name, but recent reports claimed that she and fiance Benjamin Millepied have picked Aleph for the name of their first child.

A source confirmed the baby's name, which is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, to PEOPLE. It is also the number one in the Hebrew language, and has alternate spelling of "Alef". The name, which also represents the "oneness of God" and the element of air, was first reported during a broadcast of the Israeli television show "Good Evening with Guy Pines", according to the Israel Hayom newsletter.
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Video: Taylor Lautner Spoofs NFL Lockout for 'Funny or Die'

July 06, 2011 19:16:23 GMT


Taylor Lautner takes position front and center in Funny or Die's new video which spoofs NFL Lockout. Created as trailer to a fake movie called "Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout", the video features a number of NFL players as well as actors.

Taylor is a married man living in a corn field in Iowa. Dwight Freeney, DeSean Jackson, Ray Lewis and Tony Gonzalez are a few of the football players making cameos. These guys repeatedly knock out Taylor a number of times with no reason and messed up with his house, and his wife.
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Report: Johnny Depp Close to Sign Up for Fifth 'Pirates'

July 06, 2011 18:56:23 GMT


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Perhaps knowing that this franchise could get him further, Johnny Depp reportedly has signed up to star as Captain Jack Sparrow once again in the fifth movie. Words, according to The Wrap, are the Oscar-nominated actor is "close to signing a deal" for the movie which would be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer once again.

Screenwriter Terry Rossio has turned in a script for the fifth installment even before "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" opened in theaters. "As long as the audience embraces this one, we'll certainly try to make another one. It's really up to Johnny," Bruckheimer said, adding "He loves the character."
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Barbara Walters Lands First Interview With Casey Anthony's Lawyer

July 06, 2011 18:10:10 GMT


The first to get an insight to Casey Anthony's fresh not-guilty verdict would be Barbara Walters. The ABC correspondent has scored a sit-down with Anthony's defense lawyer Jose Baez, the first public interview about the lengthy murder trial since Anthony was acquitted of murder, manslaughter and child endangerment charges on Tuesday, July 5.

The interview will be spread on Wednesday, July 6 to "World News with Diane Sawyer" (6:30 - 7:00 P.M. ET/PT) and a primetime special called "Casey Anthony Not Guilty: Inside the Bombshell Verdict" (10:00 - 11:00 P.M. ET/PT). The next day, it will air on "Good Morning America" (7:00 - 9:00 A.M. ET/PT) and "The View" (11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. ET/PT).
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Closer Look at Tintin and Snowy in 'Secret of the Unicorn' Still

July 06, 2011 17:11:12 GMT


Another still from "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" has been released, focusing on the titular character and his obedient dog, Snowy. The movie directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson has unleashed a few stills before, but this is the first that gives a closer look on Tintin.

The motion-capture film is starring Jamie Bell as the young protagonist, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig as the nefarious Red Rackham. Starring also Andy Serkis and Simon Pegg, the movie will arrive on theaters this Christmas.
 
 
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