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July 30, 2011

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'Deathly Hallows 2' to Hit $1 Billion Mark This Weekend

July 30, 2011 16:19:52 GMT


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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" is on the track to become the first in its franchise to pass the $1 billion milestone in only two weeks after its theatrical release. The last film in the "Harry Potter" saga was given an enthusiastic farewell from its fans worldwide and will pass the mark this Saturday, July 30.

Domestically, the seventh "Harry Potter" film has grossed $296 million as of Thursday, July 28. At the same time, the film has grossed $630 million in international market, adding to a total of $926 million. The weekend income is expected to easily close the gap between the total number and a billion.
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Shanna Moakler Bites Back After Accused of Careless Driving


July 30, 2011 15:27:42 GMT


There has been a complaint about Shanna Moakler's driving skill. A woman gave the police a tip, saying the reality TV star almost ran over a kid in a stroller last weekend at a Calabas shopping center.

Moakler allegedly drove her BMW X5 right through a stop sign at the shopping center, nearly knocking off several pedestrians including the kid in a stroller. One of the pedestrians then confronted Moakler but she "dropped some F-bombs at the people and went on with her day," TMZ reported.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Could Star in Western Movie 'Creed of Violence'

July 30, 2011 14:41:57 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly interested to play one of the lead characters in Todd Field's "Creed of Violence". A period western, the movie is based on the unpublished novel written by Boston Teran.

The story, set in 1910, revolves around an estranged father and son trying to thwart an arms smuggling ring bringing weapons to Mexico. A criminal named Rawbone tries to smuggle weapons into Mexico, but he is caught and accompanied by a government agent with whom he shares a mysterious past. DiCaprio is eying either of the two roles.
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Taylor Lautner Is a Thinker in New 'Abduction' Photo


July 30, 2011 06:21:17 GMT


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Taylor Lautner is a thinker in a fresh picture from his upcoming movie "Abduction". The 19-year-old hunk sports a serious expression while holding a piece of paper in the image which captures him all alone.

Previously, other two stills from the drama action movie have also hit the web. In both photos, the lead actor is featured alongside his leading lady Lily Collins. The daughter of Phil Collins grips her on-/off-screen lover tightly as he rides a motorcyle in one pic, while she hides behind the "Twilight Saga" actor in another image.
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Aaron Johnson Expecting Second Child With Sam Taylor-Wood

July 30, 2011 05:39:45 GMT


Another baby is on the way for "Kick-Ass" star Aaron Johnson and his fiancee Sam Taylor-Wood. The couple, whose romance made headlines because of their 23-year age difference, are expecting their second child together, a representative for Sam has confirmed to PEOPLE.

It's still unclear how far along Aaron's filmmaker fiancee is in her pregnancy, but the couple have already had a one-year-old daughter named Wylda Rae together. The baby will be Aaron's second, but 44-year-old Sam has two other daughters from her previous marriage with art dealer Jay Jopling.
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Joe Jonas Confirms Opening Slot at Britney's Concert

July 30, 2011 05:20:02 GMT


It's official, Joe Jonas will open for Britney Spears in one of her upcoming concerts. The "See No More" singer has just been tapped to serve as her supporting act when the Southern Belle performs in New Jersey next week.

"This just in... I will be performing at the @BritneySpears concert in NJ on Aug 5. and get ready for #FastLife in stores Oct. 11," Joe announced the news on Friday, July 29 on his Twitter. The gig is set to take place at Izod Center in East Rutherford.
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Bloody Action-Packed Trailer of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Unleashed


July 30, 2011 05:11:28 GMT


Starz has debuted the first full trailer of "Spartacus: Vengeance" to follow-up the teaser which was screened at San Diego Comic-Con. It sees Liam McIntyre's Spartacus in many bloody action scenes as he is determined to take revenge over what happened to his wife.

Also featured in the sneak peek are Viva Bianca's Ilithyia and Lucy Lawless' Lucretia. The former is screaming in a shock in one scene, while the latter appears with a scruffy look.
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Rep: Soulja Boy NOT Buying $55M Private Jet


July 30, 2011 05:03:09 GMT


Contrary to the swirling rumors, Soulja Boy did not spend $55 millions to treat himself to a tricked-out private jet for his 21st birthday. Setting the record straight on the story first brought to attention by TMZ was a spokesperson for the "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" rapper.

In a statement released on Friday, July 29, Greg Miller said, "The elaborate rumors circulating about Soulja Boy purchasing a jet for his 21st birthday are grossly over exaggerated." The spokesman additionally stressed that the rumors "are not true".
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New Videos: Enrique Iglesias' 'Ayer', Travis Barker's 'Let's Go'

July 30, 2011 04:53:42 GMT


Enrique Iglesias and Travis Barker have each just released a music video. The Latin singer premiered visuals for his Spanish single "Ayer", while the Blink-182 drummed dropped a clip for his own single "Let's Go".

In his video, Enrique is sitting in a flaming room lit up with candles while singing his lyrics in a solemn tone. Meanwhile, Travis goes out loud in his clip. The drummer crashes an auction with Busta Rhymes, Twista, Yelawolf and Lil Jon.
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Roman Polanski's 'Carnage' Set as New York Film Festival Opener

July 30, 2011 04:23:48 GMT


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The Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced that Roman Polanski-directed drama "Carnage" will kick off the 2011 edition of New York Film Festival. Explaining the reason why they chose Polanski's film for the opening night, program director of the society Richard Pena said, "We see thousand of films. For our opening night, we pick something that is especially significant."

Back in 1963, Polanski's "Knife in the Water" was also set as the opener. However, the 77-year-old controversial director will likely not attend this year's event. He has never returned to the U.S. since 1978 after pleading guilty to having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. In 2010, the U.S. officials attempted to get him extradited from Switzerland, but the Swiss government rejected the request.
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Rihanna Closing Her Next Album Up Now, Says Producer

July 30, 2011 04:23:22 GMT


Rihanna has already been preparing her next studio installment. According to producer Verse Simmonds in a recent interview with MTV, he and his partner Sham "Sak Pase" Joseph, who previously worked on "Man Down", have made two songs for the Bajan singer.

"From what I understand, she is closing the album up now, and we did two records for her that she really, really loved and I'm really excited about them as well," he dished on. "They are records that we wrote and produced as the Jugganauts."
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First Look at Ted Danson as New 'CSI' Boss

July 30, 2011 04:22:50 GMT


Starting the 12th season of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", Ted Danson will take the charge as the lead investigator. A first look at him handling a case is now unveiled as he is pictured on the set at the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas on July 25 along with returning star Marg Helgenberger and newly promoted regular cast Jorja Fox.

Danson is cast as the new head of the graveyard shift at the crime lab after Laurence Fishburne announced his departure from the long-running crime series last June. His character moves to Las Vegas from the Portland crime lab, and is described as a bit more light-hearted than Laurence's Ray Langston.
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David Beckham Tattooed Baby Daughter's Name Under His Neck

July 30, 2011 04:07:26 GMT


David Beckham seems to have found a place on his skin to mark the birth of his first daughter with wife Victoria Adams. The soccer superstar gave a tantalizing peek at his new tattoo that is etched at the bottom of his neck during a television interview for his team Los Angeles Galaxy.

36-year-old David's new ink looks like to sit just above his tattoo of Jesus being carried by three cherubs which symbolize his sons, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz. As for the design, the former player for Manchester United appears to have chosen curly cursive lettering to inscribe Harper's name.
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Diggy Simmons' Music Video for 'Copy, Paste'

July 30, 2011 03:45:07 GMT


Diggy Simmons is sent to a laboratory for experiment in a newly-released music video for his latest single "Copy, Paste". The son of Run DMC's Rev Run is hooked in a number of small tubes a la 50 Cent's "In Da Club".

"[It] is about just giving an anthem to original people, innovators, people that feel like their style's been copy, pasted," he said. "I have like a bandage over my stomach. There's laboratory girls in the scene, but it's just about them trying to copy and paste me."
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Oprah Winfrey's New Series to Recycle Her Old Talk Show

July 30, 2011 03:05:58 GMT


Having spent 25 years on "The Oprah Winfrey Show", the host will recycle episodes from her former daytime talk show for a new series on her own network. Oprah Winfrey announced at Television Critics Association on Friday, July 29 that she will launch new series "OWN YOUR LIFE (The Oprah Class)" which will feature the best of "Oprah Winfrey Show" with all-new insights and life lessons from it.

Previously called "Oprah's Encore", the show will be presented as a classroom aimed to help viewers improve their lives. "At Oprah's core, she is a teacher," OWN president Sheri Salata said of Oprah. The show will premiere on Monday, October 10 and air weekdays at 8 P.M. ET/PT.
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Broken Foot Forced Travis Pastrana to Cancel Nascar Debut

July 30, 2011 03:04:37 GMT


Travis Pastrana won't be making his debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series as planned. The 27-year-old motocross star has to withdraw from the race at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis this Saturday, July 30 after breaking bones in his right foot and ankle at the X Games in Los Angeles.

"We can't wait to get him healed and in our race cars," said Michael Waltrip, the team owner of Michael Waltrip Racing. "We talked to our sponsor Boost Mobile and agreed to withdraw from Indy and delay our debut. We've waited a long time for someone like Travis Pastrana. I guess we'll just have to wait a little bit longer."
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Video: Britney Spears' Little Niece Covers Her Song


July 30, 2011 02:32:24 GMT


Britney Spears proudly posted footage of her 3-year-old niece Maddie doing a cover of her "Femme Fatale" bonus track on YouTube. "OMG! Check out my niece Maddie covering Aunt Britney's Up N Down. Sooooo adorable!" read the message attached to the video.

"The beat just dropped and the room got sexy," the little girl belted out her aunt's lyrics while playing a Barbie doll. "You're watching me [like] there's no one else around/ I know [you want me like] kids want candy/ [So keep watching me go down and] up and down, up and down."
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Heroic First Trailer for George Lucas' World War II Drama 'Red Tails'

July 30, 2011 02:15:36 GMT


George Lucas-executive produced film "Red Tails", which got delayed several times, has now been previewed in a first trailer. Following the Tuskegee Airmen, the legendary African American fighter pilots who battled Nazis abroad and discrimination at home, the video teases the dramatic and heroic scenes as well as the actions which span during an epic war set in 1944.

As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pentagon considers to include the untried and untested African-American pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program. Just as the young Tuskegee men are on the brink of being shut down and shipped back home, they are given the ultimate chance to show their courage and exercise their right to fight for their country.
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'Bachelorette' Ashley Hebert: I Found a Great Man


July 30, 2011 02:14:20 GMT


While fans will have to wait until Monday, August 1 to see to which man she gives her final rose on "The Bachelorette", Ashley Hebert is already gushing about the man of her choice. Met at the taping of Sunday (July 31)'s "Men Tell All" special, she told PEOPLE, "I'm so happy, so in love. I found a great man."

Of the new relationship, the former suitor for Brad Womack said, "It's going strong - we've been hanging out and talking all the time. I hoped I would leave with this type of relationship." She added that she can't wait to go public with her man. "I'm really ready for this to be over so we can go into the light of day and get on with normal everyday life," so she claimed.
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John Travolta and Chuck Norris Reportedly Join 'Expendables 2'

July 30, 2011 02:03:40 GMT


"The Expendables II" is rumored to have added John Travolta and Chuck Norris as new members. The casting rumor came hot on heels that the movie was going to Bulgaria for a filming, and it was brought to attention by David Varod, the head of the Bulgaria-based NU Boyana studios.

David named the two actors in a recent interview with Novinite. He also said original cast like Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke and Bruce Willis will reprise their roles. Jean-Claude Van Damme, who has been linked to the movie for a while, was mentioned as well.
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Attending Zara Phillips' Yacht Party, Kate Middleton Recycles Dress Again

July 30, 2011 01:32:01 GMT


Kate Middleton has pulled another outfit repeat for Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall's pre-wedding party. Joining husband Prince William and other guests at the Friday, July 29 bash, the Duchess of Cambridge looked lovely in the same emerald green dress she wore for an event in Los Angeles earlier the same month.

Boarding the Royal Yacht Brittania in Edinburgh, Scotland, the 29-year-old gave a look at the delicate buttons that run down the back of her silk Diane von Furstenberg "Maja" dress. While she recycled the dress, the older sister of Pippa Middleton did trade the black pumps she wore for her L.A. appearance with a pair of nude heels.
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First Scene From 'The Vampire Diaries' Season 3 Hits the Web


July 30, 2011 01:28:38 GMT


"The Vampire Diaries" Comic-Con sizzle reel has finally been released online after being screened at the convention last weekend. It gives a sneak peek to a scene from the upcoming season 3 which has Damon showing up in nothing but bubbles in front of Elena.

The sizzle reel also compiles footage which could remind viewers to major things happening in season 2, including Jeremy who can see his dead exes after he was brought back to life by Bonnie. Stefan's new addiction to human blood is also highlighted in the video.
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Video Premiere: Chris Brown's 'All About You'


July 30, 2011 00:58:13 GMT


Although winter is not coming just yet, Chris Brown has already embraced the chilly weather in a music video for his song "All About You". Braving the cold, he takes his fans for a walk through snow-covered land while singing the bonus track of his album "F.A.M.E.".

Breezy is currently working on his next studio installment "Fortune". Some never-before-heard songs including a ballad titled "Open Road (I Love Her)" have leaked, but never did he respond to questions whether or not they would be included in the upcoming album.
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Avril Lavigne, Adam Lambert Joins The Hub's Reality Show


July 29, 2011 18:29:03 GMT


A new reality show premiering on Friday, September 23 on kids network The Hub is boasting the appearances of major musicians like Avril Lavigne, Adam Lambert and many more. "Majors & Minors" is a show about experienced people mentoring young talents in music.

Lavigne, Lambert, Colbie Caillat and Claude Kelly join the previously announced "majors" such as Brandy, Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks, Sean Kingston, Mike Posner and Ryan Tedder. There will be 12 cast members or, so called "minors", aged between 10 to 16, who "will have the unique opportunity of being guided and groomed in a completely supportive and collaborative environment".
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Report: Nicky Hilton Breaks Up With David Katzenberg

July 29, 2011 17:03:16 GMT


Another relationship bites the dust. Nicky Hilton and her long-term boyfriend David Katzenberg have reportedly ended their relationship. "They broke up quietly after four years together," a friend told New York Post.

The newspaper also quoted the source as saying, "The main reason was that they have been busy with their work schedules, and it has made it difficult to spend time together. Nicky has been back and forth traveling overseas a lot with her business. She has recently been in Asia promoting her jewelry line, and David is starting a new production company. Their schedules never seemed to match."
 
 
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