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September 21, 2011

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'Lincoln' Adds Jackie Earle Haley as the Nemesis

September 21, 2011 16:25:20 GMT


"Lincoln" adds one more actor to the already stellar line-up. Jackie Earle Haley has just signed up for the role of Alexander Stephens aka the vice president of the Confederate States during the Civil War, Deadline reports.

The Steven Spielberg-directed drama has nabbed Daniel Day-Lewis to play the titular role and Sally Field as Marry Todd. Haley's Stephens would provide the necessary twist in the story because the figure is the "nemesis of Lincoln's slavery reform agenda".
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Mel Gibson Sued for Trying to Run Over a Man


September 21, 2011 15:41:24 GMT


A man is trying to cash in on Mel Gibson's violent reputation by claiming the actor has tried to kill him with a car. Nader Sharif had once tried to fork out money out of Gibson in June, filing a lawsuit in which he claimed Gibson swindled him out of $200,00 for a recyclable rubber company investment. Sharif is filing a second lawsuit.

This time, Sharif said he ran into the actor at a Costa Rican bakery and Gibson got violent, calling him "vile and offensive names". Gibson allegedly threatened Sharif to leave town before storming out of the bakery and entering his car.
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Gordon Ramsay Would Fix Hotels in New Reality Show

September 21, 2011 15:02:17 GMT


There will be another "Hell" on television, created by none other than the kitchen devil himself, Gordon Ramsay. Coming from FOX is a new TV show called "Hotel Hell" in which Ramsay works with hospitality experts in fixing up troubled hotels, motels and inns.

"These are stories that everyone can relate to, because virtually all of us have had a bad hotel experience that's turned a holiday or business trip into a total disaster," Ramsay said in the press release. "It's time to put the hospitality industry to the test."
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Title of Justin Bieber's Christmas Song With Boyz II Men Unraveled


September 21, 2011 09:10:53 GMT


Justin Bieber is putting together a song called "Falalalala" with Boyz II Men. The title of their holiday collaboration was uncovered less than a week after the teen pop sensation confirmed that the successful R&B group will be lending their vocals to his upcoming Christmas album.

About how they come to agree on the collaboration, member Shawn Stockman told MTV News that Justin "thought we'd be perfect for it." He went on to spill, "And we went in and locked in." His bandmate Wanya Morris, meanwhile, recalled meeting the "Baby" hitmaker for the first time.
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John Travolta Jokes on Stolen Car: At Least It Wasn't My Jet

September 21, 2011 09:06:02 GMT


John Travolta does not let his stolen car make him down. Talking about the recent incident, the 57-year-old actor still managed to poke fun at the theft by comparing it to a Hollywood movie and noting that he's lucky because his private Boeing 707 jet is safe in its hangar.

Speaking to E! News at a Bombardier event in Burbank Airport on Tuesday, September 20, the husband of Kelly Preston recalled the moment he lost his car. He said, "I was out looking for Jaguars and it was a beautiful, spotless dealerships and I left it parked on the side."
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'Vampire Diaries' 3.02 Clip: Elena Gets New Clue About Stefan


September 21, 2011 08:49:59 GMT


Elena shares new information about Stefan's existence to Damon in the upcoming episode of "The Vampire Diaries". She visits his mansion after he keeps dogding her calls and reasons that he has been busy following Andie's death.

Elena tells Damon that Stefan called her the night before and learns that he made the call from Tennessee. Seemingly not excited about the news, Damon keeps convincing Elena that his brother is gone despite the fact that he can still be found physically.
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Brad Pitt: My Kids Put on the Heat for Me to Marry Angelina Jolie


September 21, 2011 08:24:35 GMT


Brad Pitt isn't shy about admitting that he feels the pressure to tie the knot with longtime partner Angelina Jolie from his children. The actor who plays an abusive father in "The Tree of Life" talked about family life when visiting "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for an interview to air Thursday, September 22.

The marriage talk was first brought up by host Ellen DeGeneres as she mentioned the condition Brad and Angie set for them to get married. Asked to remind people about the couple's term, the actor dished, "I've said that we would not be getting married until everyone in this county had the right to get married."
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Jackie Chan Goes All Out for Chinese Epic War in First '1911' Trailer

September 21, 2011 07:56:27 GMT


Jackie Chan's epic "1911" finally gets its first trailer available for viewing pleasure. Making its way out via Apple, the video sees a remarkable cinematography of a heroic war at the beginning of the 20th century in China. Chan is seen dodging explosion in the war field and at one point looking sad and weeping while wearing a soldier uniform.

"1911" is set at the time when China is in the state of crisis. The country was parted into warring factions, while the citizens were starving and the political reforms were making the situation even worse. The ruling Qing Dynasty, meanwhile, is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power.
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'Modern Family': Gilles Marini to Befuddle Cameron and Mitchell With His Sexuality

September 21, 2011 07:21:07 GMT


Gilles Marini will hang out with Cameron and Mitchell on "Modern Family". The former cast member of "Dancing with the Stars" has landed a guest role in an episode of the ABC series' third season as Julian, a friend of a friend of Cameron and Mitchell.

Julian will befuddle Cameron and Mitchell with his sexual preference since the couple mistakenly assumes Marini's character as gay. It will later become clear that Julian is straight after the boys invite Claire on a rare "fun night out" and end up leaving her with Julian.
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Jeremy Renner to Rob Bank Again in 'King of Heists'

September 21, 2011 07:18:43 GMT


Jeremy Renner will take on another bank robber role in "King of Heists". According to Deadline, the Hawkeye depicter in "Thor" and "The Avengers" has been attached to play the lead character in the movie adaptation of J. North Conway's novel about one of the greatest bank robberies in American history.

Renner is set to portray George Leslie, a man who came to New York City as a well-mannered person. However, he secretly created a group and masterminded a heist of an estimated $3 million in cash and securities from the Manhattan Savings Institution in 1878.
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Gisele Bundchen Not Getting Special Treatment in Escaping Speeding Ticket

September 21, 2011 07:11:07 GMT


Gisele Bundchen left many wondering whether she got a celebrity treatment in her recent run in with the law. The Brazilian supermodel was pulled over by a state trooper for driving 70 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone last Saturday, September 17. Instead of a speeding ticket, she drove away with only a verbal warning.

To the Boston Globe, State Police spokesman David Procopio detailed that the 31-year-old beauty was driving her Cadillac SUV on Route 6 in Barnstable, Massachusetts when she was stopped by Trooper Michael Hopper. He added although there were two children in the vehicle at the time, they were properly fastened in their car seats.
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Chris Brown Enlists Bow Wow for 'F.A.M.E.' Tour


September 21, 2011 06:43:22 GMT


Chris Brown has booked his best friend Bow Wow as a supporting act for his "F.A.M.E." tour. The "You Can Get It All" rapper will join the "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker on his North American trek for some stops in October, starting on date 5 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

"It's gone be fun ya know," Bow promised when asked about their next collaboration. "Me and Breezy are brothers man. Our fans know that. Its just a different energy when we are on the same bill together or in the same arena. The fans know what to expect, and thats a hell of a show."
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Justin Lin Quits 'Terminator 5', Chooses to Direct 'Fast and Furious 6'

September 21, 2011 06:26:48 GMT


Justin Lin won't likely serve behind the lens for "Terminator 5" due to scheduling conflicts. Deadline reported that the "Fast Five" director exited the project because he still has to complete the untitled Fast and Furious 6 for Universal Pictures in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Though so, Lin reportedly is still interested in taking on the directorial duty for "Terminator 5". Words are, he might be back to do the action movie if only leading man Arnold Schwarzenegger and rights owner Megan Ellison could wait until he finishes the sixth installment of "The Fast and the Furious" franchise.
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Video: Nicole Scherzinger Caught Conan O'Brien Sneaking a Peek at Her Cleavage

September 21, 2011 06:13:10 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger has made Conan O'Brien blush during a recent TV interview. The former lead singer for The Pussycat Dolls stopped by TBS' "Conan" on Monday, September 19 to promote "The X Factor (US)", and caught the late-night talk show host sneaking a peek at her cleavage.

The 33-year-old judge on the talent show was responding to Conan's inquiry about creator Simon Cowell when the TV host's eyes lingered a little too long on her boobs. Interrupting herself, she told him, "Focus, Conan," and gestured her hands toward her face, drawing laughter from the audience.
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Video Premiere: Patrick Stump's 'This City' Feat. Lupe Fiasco

September 21, 2011 04:52:09 GMT


Patrick Stump is sending a love letter to the city of Chicago. A music video for "This City", the Fall Out Boy frontman's first single off solo debut "Soul Punk", has just been made available for viewing pleasure. Featuring shots of a city, it also sees snippets of the rocker wandering around a bustling metropolis.

Most of the video, however, presents the 27-year-old dancing around in a black and white suit complete with '80s-esque shoulder pads and black leather gloves. Also making an appearance in the clip was his collaborator Lupe Fiasco. Sporting a hoodie, the rapper spits his verse from the shadows.
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Set Pics of 'Parker': Jennifer Lopez and Jason Statham Get Close at Balcony

September 21, 2011 04:33:01 GMT


Jennifer Lopez and Jason Statham were seen getting close at Sunshine State highrise balcony on the set of their latest thriller "Parker". The twosome were caught on camera rehearsing the lines for some scenes on the film set in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Tuesday, September 20.

Newly single J-Lo looked pretty in blue ensemble, while the boyfriend of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley oozed masculinity in a seer-sucker suit and a cowboy hat. At some points, the "Killer Elite" actor was snapped wrapping his arm on the "American Idol" judge's hip, while director Taylor Hackford looked on.
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'Ringer' 1.03 Preview: What's in the Hit Man's Cell Phone?

September 21, 2011 04:28:59 GMT


A small stuff will bring a big trouble for Bridget on "Ringer". In the next episode of The CW series, Bridget has got her hand on a cell phone belonging to a hit man. She tries to find out what information is kept in the phone while dodging the pursuit by another person who also wants the same thing.

Meanwhile, Bridget learns she has a potential clue to bring her closer to Siobhan's killer. She additonally discovers some interesting information about Andrew, but this causes a tension between them.
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Michaele Salahi on Neal Schon Affair: I Just Walked Away From Everything


September 21, 2011 04:09:04 GMT


Michaele Salahi and Neal Schon have finally broken their silence over their much publicized affair. In an interview with The Daily Beast, the former star on "The Real Housewives of D.C." admitted that she "just walked away from everything" to be with the Journey guitarist.

It has been revealed that Michaele had dated both Schon and Salahi in the '90s. Still, the 46-year-old decided to choose estranged husband Tareq Salahi over Neal because of her multiple sclerosis. "I chose Tareq over Neal because I thought life would be less stressful living on a vineyard in Virginia," she explained. "Life on the road with a rock band ... well, I thought I might not have been able to keep up."
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Gwyneth Paltrow to Star in 'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy's New Musical Film


September 21, 2011 03:36:34 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow might team up with "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy once again. After appearing as a guest star on the second season of the hit series, the Oscar-winning actress is now set to star in Murphy's musical project for the big-screen.

"We want to do a musical together," so Murphy told E!'s Marc Malkin during the 2011 Emmy Awards last Sunday, September 18. "An original, I want to write an original movie for Gwyneth and Maya Rudolph, both of whom I'm great friends with."
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'Glee' 3.02 Preview: Idina Menzel Returns, Quinn Uneasy

September 21, 2011 03:22:55 GMT


More surprises will come to McKinley High in an upcoming episode of "Glee" with the return of Idina Menzel's Shelby Corcoran, who will take a teaching post at the school. Will happily welcomes her, but Quinn doesn't.

Quinn, who still sports pink hair, is concerned that Shelby only returns to remind her about the baby she gave up for adoption. Shelby admits that she wants the former cheerleading squad captain to become part of the baby's life, but not with her current wild look.
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Rep: Robert Pattinson NOT Working on Solo Album

September 21, 2011 03:01:36 GMT


Despite rumors to the contrary, Robert Pattinson has no plans in recording a solo album just yet. Soon after news came out that the "Twilight Saga" heartthrob will put together a guitar-based effort, his representative set the record straight by telling MTV News, "The report is untrue. He is not working on an album right now."

The solo album recording report was first brought up by Us Weekly, which claimed that Rob is "prepping to record an album imminently." The publication cited one inside source as saying, "Rob has been kicking a few original songs around for a long time, but his schedule didn't allow it."
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Ron Artest Is First Eliminated Star on 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 13

September 21, 2011 02:35:23 GMT


"Dancing with the Stars" season 13 has sent home one of its 12 contestants on Tuesday, September 20. Ron Artest aka Metta World Peace was the first one who has to bury his dream to claim the mirror ball trophy after he was placed in the bottom of scoreboard with 14/30 from Monday's performance.

"Peta was great," the 31-year-old athlete said of his partner, professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd, after learning his fate on the first elimination night. He added, "I had a great, great time... [It was] awesome."
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Criss Angel Gets Engaged After Proposing With 5-Carat Diamond Ring


September 21, 2011 02:20:41 GMT


Criss Angel is one step closer to walk down the aisle one more time. The 43-year-old illusionist has got engaged to girlfriend Sandra Gonzalez after he popped the question during a vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on September 7. His representative confirmed the happy news to E! News on Tuesday, September 20.

Accordingly, Criss' proposal took place when he and Sandra were having a romantic sunset dinner on the beach. He presented her with a 5-carat princess-cut diamond set in a platinum band that he co-designed with New York jeweler Idayne Kaye, and flew her family in as a surprise. He also orchestrated fireworks display that lit up the sky after she accepted his proposal.
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Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton to Perform at 2011 CMA Awards

September 21, 2011 02:11:55 GMT


Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton are billed to cater audience at the 2011 CMA Awards on November 9. The three country music stars join Jason Aldean and Keith Urban who have been previously set to perform at the upcoming event.

With the addition of Taylor, Brad and Blake, the upcoming CMA Awards will have all five nominees for Entertainer of the Year taking the stage as musical performers. Paisley, who will also co-host the prize-giving ceremony with Carrie Underwood, was named Entertainer of the Year in 2010, while "Fearless" hitmaker Taylor took the same title the previous year.
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It's Official, 'The Avengers' to Present Brand New Footage at New York Comic Con

September 21, 2011 01:49:23 GMT


It has been confirmed that "The Avengers" will take part in upcoming New York Comic Con. Through a panel line-up announcement in the event's official website, it has been revealed that Marvel Studios is set to debut a brand new footage of the much awaited superhero film during the convention.

"Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in 'Iron Man', 'The Incredible Hulk', 'Iron Man 2', 'Thor' and 'Captain America: The First Avenger', in Marvel's 'The Avengers', the world's greatest Super Heroes must assemble to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security," so the announcement read. "This special presentation will feature never-before-seen footage and appearances by special surprise guests."
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Tom Sizemore's Rep Clarifies Brief Arrest Was Caused by Clerical Error

September 21, 2011 01:43:34 GMT


Tom Sizemore has found himself being put behind bars yet again. The "Black Hawk Down" actor was arrested in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday (September 20) morning on an outstanding battery warrant for failure to complete his community service hours, but his representative insisted that it was caused by a clerical error.

Tom's representative explained that the 49-year-old got entangled in an investigation involving his assistant who allegedly stole a car. To Radar Online, his rep detailed, "Tom was at his own house in Los Angeles - not someone else's apartment - the confusion came about because the assistant is living at his house but not paying rent."
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Charlie Sheen Roast Sets Rating Record for Comedy Central

September 21, 2011 01:28:32 GMT


While his former sitcom "Two and a Half Men" broke rating record on CBS with its new season premiere, Charlie Sheen also set a new record for Comedy Central with his roast. The Monday (September 19) show, which was filled with jokes about his troubled past, drew 6.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched roast ever for the network.

It surpassed previous record holder, Jeff Foxworthy roast in 2005, which was watched by 6.2 million viewers. The number is also roughly double the audience of previous roasts for the likes of David Hasselhoff and Donald Trump.
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Ashton Kutcher's Debut on 'Two and a Half Men' Broke Record

September 20, 2011 17:39:44 GMT


Either people are curious of how Ashton Kutcher would top up Charlie Sheen or how Charlie Harper is killed on "Two and a Half Men". Around 27.2 million viewers tuned in to the sitcom's ninth season premiere on Monday, September 19, Nielsen noted. It also posted a 10.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

The numbers are extremely good because any other episode in the first eight seasons when Sheen was the star could not top it up. The sitcom's previous best came in May 2005 following the final episode of "Everybody Loves Raymond". Additionally, it is rarely seen for a scripted show these days to generate such big audience.
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Cocaine Case Closed After Paris Hilton Served the Punishment Well

September 20, 2011 17:04:35 GMT


Paris Hilton has served her Las Vegas cocaine case above the par. A judge at a Vegas courtroom revealed on Tuesday, September 20 morning that the socialite has completed the required 200 hours of community service and topped it up with extra 8 hours.

Hilton got into trouble when spending time with ex-boyfriend Cy Waits in August last year. A cop approached Waits' car which suspiciously let out smoke and the smell of marijuana. Hilton excused herself to enter Wynn Las Vegas but a small bag containing cocaine slipped out of her bag. Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed her up for community services such as picking up dog feces and painting over graffiti.
 
 
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