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August 13, 2011

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Report: Johnny Depp Still Wants 'Lone Ranger' to Happen


August 13, 2011 16:46:37 GMT


Disney may have halted the production of "The Lone Ranger" over budgetary issue but hopes are still available. Deadline, which first reported that director Gore Verbinski is unhappy with the $200 million budget, said that Johnny Depp is still taking a huge interest in the movie and "really wanted to make" it.

An insider is quoted as saying, "Let's see how it all shakes out on Monday. There's always a chance that it could go. You never know until you know." Deadline added that everyone involved in the project are still intent on making it happen and are now in discussions over what to do.
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Son NOT Starring in a Movie


August 13, 2011 16:23:29 GMT


Just as everyone got excited by the news that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's son Maddox is about to start a career in movie, a denial came. It was reported previously that the 10-year-old had been cast in Pitt-produced action movie "Battling Boy". Sources told Just Jared, that the rumors are simply "not true".

Set to be released in theaters in 2013 under Pitt's Plan B production company, "Battling Boy" follows a son of a god or superhero who comes down from the top of a mountain at his father's behest in order to rid a giant city of monsters. Maddox was rumored to play the son of god.
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Michael Jackson's Kids Will Appear at Tribute Concert Despite Protest


August 13, 2011 14:45:26 GMT


Although their uncles are against the idea, Michael Jackson's three kids would take part in a tribute concert in Wales. "Paris, Blanket and Prince have been asked to attend the MJ Tribute in Wales and they have decided to go," a rep of the family confirmed to TMZ.

The rep added, "They are extremely excited and they're hoping they will have the opportunity to contribute in some way by making a speech. Nothing has been set in stone yet for how they can help, but they really hope they can. "
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Jani Lane's Autopsy Can't Determine Cause of Death

August 13, 2011 14:01:48 GMT


Like Amy Winehouse's, Jani Lane's death will remain a mystery for several weeks ahead. The autopsy performed on Friday, August 12 proved inconclusive, meaning the cause of death would only be revealed after toxicology tests which can take up to two months or more.

Lane's body was discovered on Thursday night at Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. His long-time manager Obi Steinman believes the singer never recovered from his alcoholism. "He lost his battle over alcohol," Steinman said. "He was one of the great rock-and-roll frontmen and singers of all time. His music helped shape the '80s."
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Budgetary Issue Forces Disney to Shut Down 'Lone Ranger'


August 13, 2011 05:56:16 GMT


Walt Disney Pictures have shut down the production of Johnny Depp-starring adventure film "The Lone Ranger" due to budgetary issue. It was said that director Gore Verbinski and the production team have tried to reduce the budget from $250 million to $232 million, but it is still far from the $200 million the studio wanted the project to spend.

Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger said in a statement on Tuesday, August 9 that the Burbank studio are very concerned to film budgets. "It's our intention to take a very careful look at what films cost," he said.
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Jason Derulo Releases Official Trailer for 'It Girl' Video

August 13, 2011 05:44:32 GMT


Jason Derulo hyped up the upcoming premiere of his new music video for single "It Girl" by dropping an official teaser. The sneak peek gives a look at the "Watcha Say" hitmaker wooing the girl of his dreams before the video comes out in full next Monday, August 15.

His love interest in the clip is played by "One Life to Live" actress Tika Sumpter. In real life, the twosome have been romantically linked after being spotted going out together in several occasions. Most recently, they reportedly had a romantic dinner at the Cooper Square Hotel in New York City.
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50 Cent Shares Photo of His Lunch Date With Goldie Hawn

August 13, 2011 05:31:58 GMT


50 Cent got himself an unlikely partner for a lunch date recently. The "In da Club" rapper, who stars in "Things Fall Apart", was joined by Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn for a meal last Thursday, August 11, and shared on his Twitter page a photo evidence of the meeting.

In the picture, Fiddy sits close to Goldie and has his arm around her shoulder. The two are dressed casually with the MC wearing an all black attire and the star of "The First Wives Club" donning a loose sleeveless shirt. Along with the photo, he wrote, "I had lunch with Goldie hawn she is complete sweetheart."
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Kanye West and Jay-Z Relive Pop-Up Store Trend for 'Watch the Throne'

August 13, 2011 05:17:43 GMT


Kanye West and Jay-Z are going full throttle in promoting their collaboration album "Watch the Throne". To boost the sales of the album, the rap duo revived pop-up store which became trend in early 2000s as it added the fun beside serving as a short-term sale space. They have opened it starting Friday, August 12 at SoHo neighborhood at 201 Mulberry Street.

The New York store looks exactly like the Riccardo Tisci-designed cover art of the album. Its wall, window and doors are wrapped in royal gold, bearing ornately-carved graphics just like the artwork. Inside, a customized Maybach from "Otis" video is put on display.
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Mike Myers Signs Up to Star in 'Austin Power 4'

August 13, 2011 05:15:24 GMT


Mike Myers officially signs up for "Austin Powers 4", so HitFix says. The site confirms that the 48-year-old actor/comedian has closed a deal to reprise his role as the titular character in the next installment of the action comedy film series.

Back in 2008, it was said that Myers was working on the script for the fourth movie with Michael McCullers, who teamed up with Myers to pen the screenplays for previous two "Austin Powers" sequels. At that time, the story was said to highlight the father and son relationship between Dr. Evil and his son Scott Evil.
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Kid Cudi Burst Into Flames in 'No One Believes Me' Video

August 13, 2011 04:39:19 GMT


Kid Cudi debuts a vampire-themed music video for his single "No One Believes Me". The rapper walks around an ominously silent suburban community, and sees bloodsuckers lurking in the dark or already sinking their fangs into their victims' necks. He himself is a creature of the night who decides to meet the sun as soon as the morning comes.

"No One Believes Me" is one of the songs featured in Colin Farrell-starring vampire movie "Fright Night". Talking about creative process of writing the track for the film, Cudi said, "I kind of wrote to the original 'Fright Night' and I wanted to stay true to the plot and the story."
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Patrick Schwarzenegger Goes Shirtless Sexy for New Jeans Ad


August 13, 2011 04:26:13 GMT


Patrick Schwarzenegger is taking off his shirt for a modeling gig. Being the new face of Hudson Jeans, the oldest son of estranged couple Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver shows off some skin by posing only in nothing but a pair of fitted jeans for the denim brand's Fall 2011 campaign.

The black-and-white ad featuring the 17-year-old is put out for others to see on a giant billboard overlooking Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. Interestingly, the billboard itself is set above a bar called Happy Endings. While he appeared solo in the shot, Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall's daughter, Georgia May Jagger, also models for the brand.
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New Promo of 'Vampire Diaries': Stefan Takes Another Bite, Elena Won't Give Up

August 13, 2011 04:16:04 GMT


More footage from "The Vampire Diaries" season 3 has been shared in a new sneak peek for the first episode. It teases another fight between Stefan and Damon since the former cannot free himself from blood addiction and asks his brother to let him go.

To Elena, Damon says that Stefan is not coming back and advises her to forget him, but she refuses to give up on finding Stefan. The promo video additionally teases a new couple alert by featuring half-naked Caroline jumping on a bed with shirtless Tyler.
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Jason Momoa Smooching Rose McGowan at 'Conan' Premiere


August 13, 2011 03:49:38 GMT


Red carpet was rolled out outside Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Thursday night, August 11 for the world premiere of "Conan the Barbarian". Jason Momoa, who plays the titular character, turned heads that evening when he smooched Rose McGowan who plays his on-screen enemy's daughter in the movie.

The Khal Drogo of "Game of Thrones" opted gentlemanly look by dressing in a three-piece suit and wearing his long hair a ponytail. Ditching the tie, the actor kept it a bit less formal by having the buttons of his shirt and tuxedo undone. The 32-year-old actor tagged along his wife Lisa Bonet and step-daughter Zoe Kravitz during the occasion.
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Joy Behar Marries Longtime Boyfriend in New York City


August 13, 2011 03:25:15 GMT


Joy Behar has finally tied the knot with her boyfriend of 29 years. The co-host of ABC's "The View" exchanged wedding vows with Steve Janowitz in a private ceremony in New York City on Thursday night, August 11, a spokesperson for the show confirmed to PEOPLE.

The representative didn't provide further details on the nuptials, but did note that Joy will talk about it on her daytime talk show. "She will discuss it on Sept. 6 on The View when the show returns for the 15th season," so said the rep. The 68-year-old is currently on her honeymoon with new husband Steve.
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MTV Cancels 'Hard Times of Rj Berger', TNT Renews 'Leverage'


August 13, 2011 03:19:04 GMT


"The Hard Times of Rj Berger" is over after just two seasons. MTV decides not to renew the comedy series for a third season despite its record ratings for the second-season premiere (3.1 million of total viewers), because its viewers has dropped to less than 1 million per episode.

MTV has previously canceled racy drama "Skins" and renewed "Teen Wolf" for a second season. The network also has a bunch of other new scripted series in the line-up, including "Death Valley" which will debut later this month, as well as "I Just Want My Pants Back" and "Inbetweeners" which are set for 2012 premiere.
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Tina Fey Gives Birth to Second Daughter, Rep Confirms

August 13, 2011 02:41:10 GMT


Tina Fey has once again become a proud mother to a baby girl. The star and co-creator of "30 Rock" gave birth to her second daughter with composer husband Jeffrey Richmond on Wednesday, August 10, her representative confirmed to PEOPLE.

Other details surrounding the newborn have yet to be disclosed, but the representative for the 41-year-old actress did reveal that the happy couple have named the new addition Penelope Athena. The baby girl joins older sister 5-year-old Alice in the family.
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Charlie Sheen Is Train Conductor in First 'Comedy Central Roast' Photo

August 13, 2011 02:37:05 GMT


Charlie Harper's alleged death plot will likely be one of the objects on "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen". In the first promotional photo for the roast, the 45-year-old actor poses as a train conductor to take a jab at his former sitcom "Two and a Half Men".

To TMZ which obtains the image, Sheen reportedly confirms the ad is aimed at "Men" writers who have been reported to be planning to kill his character with a metro-train. "Killed by a train? Nice try guys," the former "Spin City" actor says.
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New 'Footloose' Trailer Has More Ren and Ariel Romantic Scenes

August 13, 2011 02:14:20 GMT


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A new trailer for a remake of 1984's dance-tastic movie "Footloose" has been made available for viewing pleasure. Coming out via Yahoo! Movies, the video is studded with various street dancing and fighting scenes. It also includes more romantic scenes between Ren McCormack and Ariel Moore.

While the first trailer presents a lot of dialogues from the characters, this new one focuses more on the storyline. It is also dominated by various fast-cut scenes with constant percussive soundtrack as the backsound.
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Pics: Lady GaGa Ditches Outrageous Outfit for Something Normal

August 13, 2011 02:12:10 GMT


Though she is famous for her bizarre outfits, Lady GaGa dressed down and went normal for one night. The "Bad Romance" hitmaker traded fishnets, latex and colored wigs with a simple black dress and a pair of chic pumps when she stepped out in Los Angeles on early Friday morning, August 12.

Turning head with her sophisticated look, the 25-year-old wore a one-shoulder black dress with yellow and purple tulip design on one side by Versace. She completed her look with a black clutch bag, big sunglasses and sky-high Christian Louboutin pumps. The "You and I" singer let her long blonde hair swept elegantly down her right.
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Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Reveal Album Titles and Release Dates

August 13, 2011 02:11:54 GMT


A few days after debuting music videos for their debut singles, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina announce titles and release dates for their upcoming first albums. The two singers who are signed to the same label, Mercury Nashville, are going to drop their records in October.

The 2011 winner of "American Idol calls his album "Clear as Day" and will make it available for purchase in the United States on October 4. Meanwhile, the "Idol" runner-up is going to drop her own across the country on October 11 under the title "Wildflower".
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Lil Wayne and Drake's 'She Will' Revealed, Joint Album Detailed

August 13, 2011 01:40:48 GMT


A brand new song featuring Lil Wayne and Drake has just been unleashed for fans' listening pleasure. Titled "She Will", it's confirmed as one of the new materials which is going to appear in Weezy's upcoming studio album "Tha Carter IV".

"What goes around comes around like a hula hoop/ Karma is a b***h, but just make sure that b***h is beautiful/ Life on the edge, I'm dangling my feet/ I tried to pay attention but attention paid me," Weezy raps over the broody sound. "I been at the top for a while and I ain't jump yet."
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2011 Emmy Promos: Jane Lynch Won't Just Host

August 13, 2011 01:32:11 GMT


Jane Lynch promises that she will do more than just hosting at the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards. In a new promo for the prestigious event, she declares, "I'm not just gonna host. I'm gonna super host," while ripping open her outer shirt to reveal Emmy statuette-printed t-shirt.

In another newly-released ad, the 51-year-old comedienne goes more classy in a red gown while announcing that she is ready for the "rough job". She dons the same dress in a recently-debuted poster for the prize-giving event which features her being lifted by gold-painted men.
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Heather Locklear Engaged to Fellow 'Melrose Place' Alum

August 13, 2011 01:18:00 GMT


Heather Locklear is moving one step closer to walking down the aisle. Four years after her marriage to Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora ended with a divorce, the 49-year-old actress announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend and fellow "Melrose Place" actor, Jack Wagner.

Sarah Fuller, Heather's spokeswoman, confirmed the happy news on Friday, August 12. No other details, including whether the "Spin City" actress and her new fiance have set their wedding date, are offered, but it will be her third marriage. Before Richie, she was married to Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee from 1986 to 1993.
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Single Ben Flajnik Touted as the New 'Bachelor'


August 12, 2011 18:27:07 GMT


Words are spreading that the next "Bachelor" would be Ben Flajnik whom Ashley Hebert rejected during "The Bachelorette" August 2 finale. The 28-year-old winemaker from Sonoma, CA is reportedly the frontrunner to star on "The Bachelor", competing for the post against Ashley's other rejected suitors, Ames Brown and Ryan Park.

"Everyone wants [Ben] to find the woman of his dreams," an insider told Us Weekly. A source said that Ben was actually really close to Ashley and "loved" her. Ashley herself thought that Ben would be perfect to take the place. "Ben would be really good - but so would Ryan and Ames," she said. "We'd watch any of those guys!" J.P. Rosenbaum, whom Ashley picked eventually, added.
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Britney Spears Sat on Top of Pauly D's Shoulders in Sexy Act

August 12, 2011 18:04:26 GMT


One lucky guido got a personal treat from Britney Spears. "Jersey Shore" star DJ Pauly D who opens for a number of the pop star's concerts got up close to her when she used him as part of her lap dance act.

Pauly D was first handcuffed to the pole on top of a convertible. The "Femme Fatale" singer then seductively teased him with a straight look before putting a pink feathered boa on his shoulder. Britney continued by sitting on top of his shoulders from the back while clutching on the pole.
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Vodka and Drugs Found Near Jani Lane's Body, Possibly Accidental Overdose

August 12, 2011 17:10:02 GMT


Details surrounding the death of former Warrant singer, Jani Lane, have emerged. Sources said that investigators who searched Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills, CA on Thursday, August 11 found a half-empty vodka and prescription medication in the hotel room where the rocker stayed.

Lane, who was pronounced dead on the scene, has a history of alcohol abuse. TMZ said that his death is treated as "an accidental overdose or a possible death from natural causes." Autopsy is to be held on Friday, August 12.
 
 
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