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July 15, 2011

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First Official Pics of Curt Connors From 'Amazing Spider-Man' Come Out

July 15, 2011 09:50:06 GMT


First official photos of Dr. Curt Connors have made its way out. Entertainment Weekly reveals a slew of new images from "The Amazing Spider-Man", and two of them highlight on Rhys Ifans' villainous character, who will become The Lizard. One sees the actor sitting in a messy lab in a white scientist costume, while another displays him shirtless and drenching wet.

The Curt Connors' stills aside, other new pictures feature Peter Parker and other characters, including Gwen's father. One image particularly features injured Parker getting personal with Gwen Stacy, while another sees him at home with Aunt May and Uncle Ben. There is also a close-up snap of Spider-Man's mechanical webshooters.
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'The Office': Second Baby Is on the Way for Jim and Pam

July 15, 2011 09:19:55 GMT


Jenna Fischer is going to flaunt her baby bump on "The Office". The actress has confirmed that her real-life pregnancy will be inserted in the plot of season 8 of the NBC comedy series. "Pam will be pregnant when the season starts," she told New York Magazine's Vulture.

Sharing the story of how Pam gets pregnant, the wife of screenwriter Lee Kirk said, "Pam and Jim snuck away last season on Valentine's Day, and they had sex. The story is that they conceived this baby at that time and were keeping it a secret until we come back from the summer." The baby will be the second for her character and John Krasinski's.
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Daniel Baldwin's Estranged Wife Kept in Jail Until July 20

July 15, 2011 08:58:19 GMT


Daniel Baldwin's estranged wife won't be able to breathe free air for awhile. A day after she got arrested in Portland, Oregon for a probation violation, it was reported that Joanne Smith will remain in jail until July 20 when she is scheduled to appear for a hearing in Lake Oswego Municipal Court.

A spokeswoman for the Lake Oswego Police Department said that Joanne turned herself into the Lake Oswego Police Department on Wednesday, July 13. She was booked on charges that are listed as "PROBATION VIOLATION DRIVING UNDER INFL OF INTOX," before being transferred to Clackamas County Jail, where she was arraigned at about 5 P.M.
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Video: Nicole Scherzinger Works Her Body on 'SYTYCD'

July 15, 2011 08:52:24 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger was a musical guest on the July 14 episode of "So You Think You Can Dance". Before the top 10 contestants of the dancing show were announced, the former frontwoman of The Pussycat Dolls showed off her moves while singing her solo single "Right There".

The female judge of "The X Factor (US)" was introduced by host Cat Deeley who recently celebrated her Emmy Nomination for Reality Show Host. Sporting a long ponytail, she bared her midriff in a white top, short shorts and a sheer white blouse at the Thursday gig.
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'Sons of Anarchy' Creator Posts Twitter Rant After Emmy Snub

July 15, 2011 08:41:32 GMT


While many are celebrating their Emmy Award nominations, Kurt Sutter is not that happy for his show "Sons of Anarchy" and his actress wife Katey Sagal do not get any nods. The 51-year-old writer had predicted this before, but when it was proven to be true he took to his Twitter page to sound his disappointment.

"if my mom and dad were alive this emmy snub would kill them. that's not true, they were too old to understand my show. just like the academy," he tweeted after the nominees were announced on Thursday morning, July 14. In another post, he wrote, "FNL gives me hope. maybe S7 of SOA will get nominated -- when the guys have all become doctors and lawyers who sing in a f***ing choir."
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First 'John Carter' Teaser Trailer Sees Epic War in Barsoom

July 15, 2011 08:26:38 GMT


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First teaser trailer of upcoming Taylor Kitsch-starring fantasy movie "John Carter" has been unleashed. The preview offers various heroic footage of a man named John Carter who gets transported to a historic world where he takes part in an epic warship, with a cover of Arcade Fire's "My Body Is a Cage" by Peter Gabriel being used as the backsound.

Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs's classic novel, "John Carter" tells the story of an American Civil War veteran who suddenly enters a nearly collapse planet Mars (Barsoom), where he then becomes a hero who saves Barsoom from destruction. During his journey to Barsoom, he meets Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe), who becomes his ally, and rescues a humanoid Red Martian princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins) from the belligerent four-armed Green Martians.
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Lady GaGa Restores YouTube Account, Removes 'SMAP x SMAP' Clip

July 15, 2011 08:06:56 GMT


After being briefly suspended, Lady GaGa's official YouTube account has been accessible again. On the restored page, every video and audio which were uploaded before the removal are available to play except for the Mother Monster's performance footage on "SMAP x SMAP".

The clip has been deleted from the page, but there is no statement regarding the missing of the video. Previous rumor suggested GaGa's camp failed to secure the digital rights to the clip. Thus, it needed to be removed to avoid "multiple or severe violations of YouTube's Copyright Policy."
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First 'Jersey Shore' Season 4 Footage: Snooki's Car Accident

July 15, 2011 07:34:10 GMT


MTV has shared the first footage of "Jersey Shore" season 4, highlighting an accident involving Snooki and Deena Cortese in Florence, Italy. The guidette, whose real name is Nicole Catherine Polizzi, was behind the wheel during the fender bender, while her housemate was on the passenger seat.

While driving, Snooki is heard asking if a sign means she has to stop. "Nicole, you better not kill us," Deena says before the video shows their car crashing into the back of a patrol car. In a sarcastic commentary, DJ Pauly D says, "Snooki's driving stick?! Good luck with that."
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Video Premiere: Take That's 'When We Were Young'

July 15, 2011 07:33:10 GMT


Take That's music video for their latest single "When We Were Young" has made its way out for viewing pleasure. It features each member of the boyband singing the song in a different location inside Wembley Stadium in London during their Progressed Live tour stop.

Instead of performing in front of a huge crowd like a typical performance video, Robin Williams, Mark Owen, Jason Orange, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald are singing to an imaginary audience who flooded the venue the night before. The British band take a bow at the end of the clip.
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Another Vandal Trashed David Letterman's 'Late Show' Home to Get Attention

July 15, 2011 06:42:29 GMT


Ed Sullivan Theater in New York has been vandalized twice in less than a week. Alvin Moore broke into the theater, where "Late Show with David Letterman" is taped, on Thursday, July 14 because "he was jealous of the publicity the first individual received Monday," so New York police commissioner Ray Kelly said.

The 42-year-old aspiring musician used a newspaper box to break multiple glass panes at about 1 A.M. He was tackled by a golf club-wielding security guard, "who called the cops and told them we have another copycat." Kelly added that the copycat vandal was aware of the previous break-in attempt and did the crime to help his music career.
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Tumbler and Batpod Spotted on 'The Dark Knight Rises' Set

July 15, 2011 06:41:30 GMT


Just a day after "The Dark Knight Rises" teaser trailer leaked, two new on-set pictures taken from the movie's filming in Pittsburgh, PA have landed online via Superhero Hype. One sees Tumbler sitting on an open trailer in front of Batpod which is wrapped under a blue cover. The other picture shows a police truck.

While the Batpod is kept hidden, the Batcar is visible. It's similar to the one used by director Christopher Nolan in 2008's "The Dark Knight", but it has a darker coat of paint. As for the truck, it bears the logo of Gotham Police SWAT.
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Matt Kemp Remains Good Friends With Rihanna

July 15, 2011 06:19:03 GMT


Matt Kemp might no longer be together with Rihanna, but they remain good friends. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder told Us Weekly that he and his ex-girlfriend still have a good relationship when met at this year's ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, July 13.

Asked whether there are bitterness left between them, the 26-year-old athlete was quick to reject the idea by saying, "No, not at all." He insisted that they are, in fact, supportive of one another. "We've all got busy lives and we're working on our careers and concentrating on our careers. Like I said, I wish her all the best of luck and she wishes me all the best of luck," he said.
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Cher Thanks Lady GaGa for Giving Her 'Greatest Thing' to Record

July 15, 2011 04:59:58 GMT


Cher has got a song from Lady GaGa, and she couldn't be more grateful for that. The "Burlesque" songstress has teamed up with powerhouse producer RedOne in the studio, and she shared to her Twitter followers that the recording process is done.

"Just walked in from studio ! I Finished 1st track on new cd &........GAGA 'YOU ARE THE GREATEST THING TO ME," Cher tweeted on Thursday, July 14. Before her fans made assumption that it was a duet, she posted another note, "It's not a duet !"
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Kate Winslet, Jon Hamm, Julia Stiles and More React to Emmy Nominations

July 15, 2011 04:54:00 GMT


On Thursday morning, July 14, a number of TV workers were woken up with good news. Grabbing nominations at 2011 Emmy Awards, some celebrities have expressed their excitements for being recognized at such big prize-giving event.

Kate Winslet, who gets Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie nom for her role on "Mildred Pierce", said she is "incredibly proud to be a part of this great production." The miniseries rakes in the most nods (21) overall, and the "Titanic" beauty thinks all the nominations are results of Todd Haynes' "remarkable direction and generosity".
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Tone Loc Enters Not Guilty Plea in Domestic Violence Case

July 15, 2011 04:34:49 GMT


Tone Loc is claiming innocence in his domestic violence case. The rapper, who is famous for his hit singles "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina", has pleaded not guilty to felony possession of an assault weapon and domestic violence charges stemming from his arrest back in June.

Deputy Dist. Atty. John Allen Ramseyer of the district attorney's Glendale Area Office told the Los Angeles Times that the MC, whose real name is Anthony Smith, entered his plea in Burbank Superior Court on Thursday, July 14. A preliminary hearing has been set for July 28.
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First Trailer of Martin Scorsese's 3D Film 'Hugo' Released

July 15, 2011 04:32:02 GMT


First trailer of Martin Scorsese-directed 3D fantasy film "Hugo" has made its way out. The preview features some footage that center on Hugo Cabret's (Asa Butterfield) adventure with his friend Isabelle (Chloe Moretz), which takes place around a busy Paris train station. It also gives a look at Sacha Baron Cohen's character, an ill-tempered station inspector who always tries to catch Hugo whom he considers as a troublesome brat.

Based on 2007's fiction novel "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick, the film revolves around an orphan boy named Hugo Cabret who dwells inside the wall of a train station in Paris. He spends his days looking for an answer to unveil a mystery that links his late father to an ill-mannered toy shop owner living below him and a heart-shaped lock which seems to have no key. With the help from an eccentric girl named Isabelle, he embarks on an adventure to solve the mystery.
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First Look at Scotty McCreery's 'I Love You This Big' Music Video


July 15, 2011 04:10:18 GMT


Scotty McCreery has filmed a music video for his record-breaking debut single "I Love You This Big". The 2011 winner of "American Idol" has shared the first look at the clip when sitting down with Access Hollywood on the shooting location.

"This is pretty insane," the Mercury Nashville artist said of how he felt about having his first-ever music video. "All the hard work has been put into this and now I'm sitting here doing my first music video. It's just a really cool thing to finally be here."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie NOT Getting Married Any Time Soon

July 15, 2011 03:54:08 GMT


Contrary to swirling rumors, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have not yet planned to make their union official. Debunking recent tabloid reports that suggest the Hollywood power couple will be walking down the aisle sometime this summer or in the next few months was PEOPLE.

The magazine reported that a source has branded the latest wedding speculations "false". The source additionally stated that "there is no evidence nor any single truth" to the published reports. Though so, it is noted that Brad and Angelina are still open to the idea of them tying the knot one day.
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First Official Picture of 'Underworld: Awakening' and 'Total Recall'

July 15, 2011 03:17:35 GMT


Entertainment Weekly has got its hand on the first official photo of "Underworld: Awakening" and "Total Recall". Hitting the web in scanned version, the pictures feature Kate Beckinsale as Selene who wields guns in a scene from the upcoming installment of the action fantasy film franchise, and Colin Farrell as Douglas Quaid in the remake of the 1990 sci-fi hit.

Serving as the follow-up to "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans", the fourth "Underworld" film was initially called "Underworld 4: New Dawn". The story will see Selene teaming up with her daughter to stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that will kill them all. Directed by Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein, the movie will open wide in theaters across the nation on January 20, 2012.
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Video: Jake Gyllenhaal Sees First Hand Aftermath of Gang Shooting

July 15, 2011 03:11:26 GMT


Jake Gyllenhaal has witnessed first hand the aftermath of a bloody gang shooting. Together with actor Michael Pena, the "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" star came face to face with a real drama when doing a research for their role in an upcoming movie titled "End of Watch".

The 30-year-old actor and his co-star were on a ride-along with the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday, July 13 night when their police escort, Sgt. Tammy Bowen, received a call to report to a gang shooting. A video footage from the crime scene displays the two actors engaging in a chat with each other as well as observing the officers.
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'Captain America: The First Avenger' New Clip: Fighting in Ring of Fire

July 15, 2011 03:03:51 GMT


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A week leading to the U.S. release of "Captain America: The First Avenger", several new clips from the Joe Johnston-directed film have been unleashed. One in particular features Chris Evans' Steve Rogers fighting off enemies in a ring of fire. Wearing his super soldier costume, he is armed with nothing more than just a shield but he has strength and skill like no other soldiers.

Another clip sees Steve getting an impressive score after throwing himself on a fake grenade to shield the others during a basic-training exercise. The other two feature the skinny recruit being transformed into a burly man in the lab, and Hayley Atwell's Peggy Carter firing off her gun at him to test a "vibranium" shield he chose as his weapon.
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'So You Think You Can Dance' Announces Top 10 and All-Stars


July 15, 2011 02:26:53 GMT


The number of dancers in "So You Think You Can Dance" season 8 has been trimmed to 10 on Thursday, July 14 as two more contestants were sent packing. The unlucky ones were Ryan Ramirez from the girl camp and Alexander Fost from the male pack.

Ryan was in the bottom three with her partner Ricky Jaime, while Alexander dragged along Sasha Mallory to the dangerous zone. The other couple in jeopardy were Melanie Moore and Marko Germar. Before the judges' decision was unveiled, Nicole Scherzinger took the stage to perform.
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Kristen Stewart All Smiles After Minor Car Accident

July 15, 2011 02:23:09 GMT


Despite her shy nature, Kristen Stewart deals with fender bender issue well. The Bella Swan of the "Twilight Saga" series was involved in a minor car accident while driving in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 14, and managed to resolve the mishap with a smile from both parties.

The 21-year-old actress, who was dressed in a gray v-neck T-shirt and jeans, was manning her Mini Cooper when a fellow female motorist hit her from behind. Uninjured by the minor bump, she got out of her car to examine the damage to her back fender before exchanging information. Seemingly in good spirits, she was seen smiling and waving goodbye to the lady.
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Lady GaGa's YouTube Account Suspended Due to Copyright Infringement


July 15, 2011 01:46:51 GMT


Lady GaGa's YouTube account under the name "ladygagaofficial" has been suspended. The page, which raked in more than a billion views for a number of her music videos, Vblogs and performance footage, was removed "due to multiple or severe violations of YouTube's Copyright Policy."

Rumor has it, GaGa's YouTube channel was taken down after a 10-minute footage of her recent appearance on Fuji TV was posted on it. Her management reportedly failed to secure the digital rights to the clip, prompting Japanese network Media Interactive Inc. to file a copyright complaint.
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First Footage and Photos of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Debuted


July 15, 2011 01:40:00 GMT


San Diego Comic Con is still a week away, but Starz has shared sneak peeks to "Spartacus: Vengeance". A teaser for the second season of the action drama series has landed online, and three photos made their way out via Entertainment Weekly, giving the first look at Liam McIntyre as the new Spartacus.

"We will face the hordes of Rome again... and the Gods shall weep for their suffering," so says the title character who stares intensely to the camera in the footage. The rebel gladiator is seen in action in one of the pictures and facing off another man in another shot. The other photo, meanwhile, captures him shirtless and holding a sword in each of his hands.
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Kate Hudson's Fiance Explains What's Behind Baby Son's Name

July 15, 2011 01:31:47 GMT


Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy have finally decided on what name they give to their first child together. On Thursday, July 14, Muse frontman Matthew took to Twitter to reveal that they have named the baby boy Bingham "Bing" Hawn Bellamy and explain what's behind the moniker.

"So happy! Just had a baby boy, Bingham 'Bing' Hawn Bellamy. Born 7Ib 12Oz, on 9th July," so tweeted the 33-year-old rocker. He followed it up with another tweet that offered update and more details of the baby's birth. He wrote, "Mum and baby are strong and healthy. Mum was a warrior, Bing popped out after 4.5 hours of intense pushing!"
 
 
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