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October 26, 2011

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Set Photo of 'Effie' Gives First Look at Dakota Fanning as Brunette Teen Wife


October 26, 2011 08:55:03 GMT


Dakota Fanning has been snapped on the Greenwich, London set of her latest movie "Effie". On Tuesday afternoon, October 25, the 17-year-old film beauty was seen ditching her blond locks and going brunette for her first day of shooting for the drama film.

The "Twilight Saga" actress was caught on camera donning a full vintage costume which consists of a long brown wig and a plaid skirt complete with a cape. Filming a scene in front of what looks like a horse-drawn carriage, she was joined by a male co-star.
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'Breaking Dawn' Cast to Appear on Jay Leno's and Ellen DeGeneres' Shows

October 26, 2011 08:45:38 GMT


Just in time for the release of "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I", the cast members of the highly anticipated movie will grace the small screen via various talk shows. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" are some of them which will get a visit from the "Twilight Saga" stars.

Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart will promote the latest installment of Stephenie Meyer's novel-adapted film franchise on Jay Leno's late-night show on November 2 and 3 respectively, Gossip Cop has confirmed. There is still no word whether they will bring a new sneak peek from "Breaking Dawn Part I" to the show.
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Rihanna Comes Under Fire Over 'We Found Love' Music Video


October 26, 2011 08:44:27 GMT


"We Found Love" music video, which is filled with explicit materials including drug use and violence, has landed Rihanna in hot water. An anti-rape organization slams the Barbados singer, accusing her of visualizing woman as "an object to be possessed by men."

"Rihanna's new video is a disgrace," Eileen Kelly of the Rape Crisis Centre voices her complaint to the Daily Star. "It sends the message that she is an object to be possessed by men, which is disturbingly what we see in real violence cases."
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Chris Martin Jokes About Gwyneth Paltrow Being a Great Beard for Him

October 26, 2011 08:35:30 GMT


Being notoriously private about his marriage to Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't mean that Chris Martin doesn't have anything to say about it. During an appearance for the Thursday, October 27 episode "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the Coldplay frontman joked that he is using the "Contagion" actress as his "beard".

The 34-year-old rocker visited the show to promote his band's latest album, "Mylo Xyloto", when host Ellen DeGeneres tried to coax him into talking about his wife by saying, "But you have a great relationship and two precious kids. And we love Gwyneth. She's been here many times." To which, he replied, "She's been a great beard for me now, for 10 years."
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Sylvester Stallone Accused of Stealing a Scribe's Work for 'The Expendables'

October 26, 2011 08:04:20 GMT


Sylvester Stallone is facing a copyright lawsuit against screenwriter Marcus Webb. The action star has been accused of stealing Webb's screenplay written in 2006 to be used in 2010's hit movie "The Expendables".

According to Reuters, Webb has filed legal papers in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, October 25. In the documents, Webb claimed that the plot for "The Expendables" is "strikingly similar and in some places identical" to his screenplay titled "The Cordoba Caper".
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T-Pain's 'Nothin' Music Video Ft. Detail

October 26, 2011 07:57:31 GMT


T-Pain takes his entourage to what looks like a warehouse in a music video for his song "Nothin'." The "Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin')" hitmaker provides a soundtrack for his crew to dance to before joining them and showing off some of his best moves.

"Nothin' " features additional verses from fellow rapper Detail, and sees T-Pain ditching the Autotune, which became his trademark, once again. The track is expected to appear in T-Pain's upcoming studio album "RevolveR" which is slated for December 6 U.S. release.
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Starz Picks Up 'Da Vinci's Demons' From 'Batman Begins' Scribe

October 26, 2011 07:30:18 GMT


Starz has given a greenlight to an adventure/historical fantasy "Da Vinci's Demons" from David S. Goyer. The cable channel picked up the project to series consisting of 8 episodes which will start shooting in early 2012 and air in 2013 with BBC Worldwide Productions producing.

Speaking of his plan to make a show about Leonardo Da Vinci, the screenwriter of "The Dark Knight Rises" said, "Da Vinci was the original Renaissance man - a near-mythic figure that has worldwide appeal. After working with characters like Batman and Superman, it made a strange kind of sense for me to dive into the facts and legends swirling around his origins."
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Cher Reacts to Chaz Bono's 'DWTS' Elimination: Your Mom 'Could Cut a B***h'


October 26, 2011 07:27:17 GMT


Cher isn't holding back when it comes to expressing her disappointment. Shortly after Chaz Bono was eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars", the "Believe" hitmaker made use of her Twitter to congratulate her transgender son for making it so far. She, however, was quick to add, "But your mom 'could cut a b***h' !"

The 65-year-old began her series of angry tweets by posting, "I Have Got 2Hold my TEMPER! MY Tears R OK!" She continued to blast judge Bruno Tonioli, who compared her son to penguin. "I didn't know who u we're b4 which I guess is a blessing!" she wrote. "Going Home is Fine but why insult him b4 he Goes! Maybe Rudeness & Flapping Arms take the place of TALENT!"
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First Look at Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway in 'The Great Gatsby'

October 26, 2011 07:12:27 GMT


A newly shared on-set photo from "The Great Gatsby" has revealed how Tobey Maguire will look like as Nick Carraway. In the image, the "Spider-Man" actor looks sleek in three-piece brown suit complete with a bowtie and a straw hat while filming a scene on the set in Sydney, Australia.

Instead of donning shoes that match his dapper period look, Maguire was snapped rocking a pair of Nike trainers. At some points of the day, he was also spotted busy with his iPod. During the filming day, cast and crew were working hard despite the rainy weather on the set, which was transformed to look like Long Island, New York.
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Taio Cruz Recalls His Wild Party in 'Hangover' Video Ft. Flo Rida

October 26, 2011 06:49:06 GMT


Taio Cruz remembers bits and pieces of his wild party in a music video for his newest single "Hangover". The "Dynamite" hitmaker enjoyed the booze-filled night with a bunch of fine ladies, his assistant played by comedian Bobby Lee, and his featured guest Flo Rida.

"The general concept of the video is just full on madness," he explains the clip. "We have had the most insane party and no one really remembers what happened, so we have to have flashbacks to try and remind us as to what happened the night before."
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'X Factor' Cuts 5 More Contestants, Allows Voting via Twitter

October 26, 2011 06:42:46 GMT


"The X Factor (US)" has reduced its contestants from 17 to 12 on the first live show on Tuesday, October 25. Each judge picked one from their own team to be sent home, except for Simon Cowell who must axe two singers in "Girls" category.

After Brian "Astro" Bradley from "Boys" group sang Kris Kross' "Jump", Cowell told L.A. Reid, "If this kid doesn't make it through to the finals you are literally insane." The 15-year-old indeed secured a place in the next round alongside Chris Rene and Marcus Canty. This means Phillip Lomax ended his dream to be "X Factor" winner that night.
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Video Premiere: J. Cole's 'Lost Ones'

October 26, 2011 06:02:24 GMT


J. Cole impregnates his girlfriend in a music video for his single "Lost Ones". They are seen getting into a heated argument when he tells her that he's not ready to be a father. "Think about it baby me and you we still kids ourself," he raps.

"How we gon raise a kid by ourself?/ Handle biz by ourself/ A n***a barely over 20, where the hell we gon live?/ Where am I gon get that money/ I refuse to bring my boy or my girl in this world/ When I aint got s**t to give 'em."
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James Van Der Beek Expecting Second Child Already

October 26, 2011 05:24:16 GMT


James Van Der Beek is going to be a father yet again. A little over a year after his first daughter was born, the actor known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery on "Dawson's Creek" revealed that he and his wife Kimberly Brook are already expecting their second child together.

The 34-year-old actor broke the happy news himself, making use of his Twitter account. "Just when we thought we couldn't feel any more blessed, it seems the universe has plans to give our daughter a sibling...," so he wrote, before ending the posting with a hashtag of "humbled".
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New 'Breaking Dawn I' Clip Shows Edward and Bella's Honeymoon Suite

October 26, 2011 04:37:56 GMT


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Edward and Bella's honeymoon scene in "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" has been teased in a newly released clip. Coming out via Access Hollywood, the video follows the newlywed couple as they enter their honeymoon suite where the vampire hunk sweeps Bella off her feet.

The footage has actually been screened before at the San Diego Comic Con 2011 last July. The recently released video, however, is cut after Bella tells her hubby that she needs a few human minutes before going out for swimming with him, prompting Edward to say, "Don't take too long Mrs. Cullen."
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Bart Turns Into Avatar in New Clip of 'The Simpsons' Halloween Episode


October 26, 2011 04:31:09 GMT


Bart Simpsons goes green in "The Simpsons" 22nd annual installment of "Treehouse of Horror". In a newly released sneak peek for the special Halloween episode, the eldest child of Homer and Marge is seen waking up as a single-eyed creature and boasting about facing his bullies with his new body.

The scene is included in a sketch titled "In the Na'Vi", which follows Bart and Milhouse as they are assigned on a mission to access a sacred extract on a distant planet. They morph into the land's indigenous one-eyed avatars, but when Bart finds love and an eternal mate abroad, he is caught in planet warfare.
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Kaley Cuoco of 'The Big Bang Theory' Is Engaged

October 26, 2011 04:28:58 GMT


Wedding bells are ringing for Kaley Cuoco. The actress famous for her portrayal of Penny on CBS' sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" is engaged to marry her addiction specialist boyfriend, Josh "Lazie" Resnik. Her representative told PEOPLE, "The surprise proposal took place during a quiet date night at home."

The rep added that Kaley and her fiance "are very happy and excited to begin planning their wedding," but haven't set a wedding date just yet. The 25-year-old beauty herself has taken to Twitter to thank friends and fans for the well wishes. One of her tweets read, "Thanks to everyone's well wishes! So sweet and means a lot to us! #ecstatic."
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Confirmed, 'The Dark Knight Rises' Will Not Film at Occupy Wall Street Protests

October 26, 2011 04:23:58 GMT


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Rumors that "The Dark Knight Rises" will be shot in the middle of Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City have been debunked. A rep for Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that "there are no plans to shoot in Zuccotti Park", where the mass movement takes place.

The highly anticipated superhero movie has been scheduled to film in the Big Apple long before the OWS protests began. It is likely that Nolan will not change the plan and make the protests as a backdrop or a stand-in for something that already exists in the film.
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LMFAO Respond to 'Party Rock Anthem' Halloween House Light Show


October 26, 2011 04:22:08 GMT


LMFAO have seen the new viral hit Halloween house light show which features their No. 1 single "Party Rock Anthem", and they are impressed with it. "It's one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in my life!" Redfoo told THR. "I can't wait to see what he does with 'Sexy and I Know It'."

The light show has been an annual tradition for its creator Kevin Judd, and this year he uses the LMFAO song. The video has gone viral since Friday, October 21, and garnered 1.3 million views by Tuesday night. It features a suburban house in Riverside, CA which is decorated with various lights and put into display with the synchronized music.
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Robert Pattinson: Marriage Is Scary in Some Ways

October 26, 2011 03:57:49 GMT


Robert Pattinson has revealed his true thoughts on marriage. When asked if filming Edward and Bella's wedding scene for "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" made him think about getting married, the 25-year-old heartthrob admitted that marriage is scary in some ways.

The British actor was making an appearance on "M6" in France when he was presented with the question. In response, he said, "I don't know, I guess so. I've always been ... I've always like weddings. I haven't been to many weddings. My older friends are starting to get married. It's scary in some ways but I mean you can still get a divorce."
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'Person of Interest' and 'Unforgettable' Get Full-Season Orders


October 26, 2011 03:33:01 GMT


"Person of Interest" and "Unforgettable" have been added to the list of new shows which will stay at least for one full season. CBS has just made the full-season orders official after it was reported making pick-up calls to the producers of the two newbies last week.

Coming from executive producer J.J. Abrams, "Person of Interest" has averaged 13.9 million viewers in its Thursday 9 P.M. slot. Poppy Montgomery-starring "Unforgettable", meanwhile, ranks as the season's most-watched new drama with 14 million viewers in average while occupying the Tuesday 10 P.M. slot.
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New 'Glee' Christmas Album Due November 15

October 26, 2011 02:59:39 GMT


"Glee" continue their tradition to release a Christmas album every year when it's close to the holiday season. To help bring the joy with festive renditions of yuletide classics this year, they have tapped "The Glee Project" alumni for the new compilation project, in addition to gathering the regular cast.

Runner-ups Lindsay Pearce and Alex Newell are set to make a duet on "Do You Hear What I Hear?". Winner Damian McGinty will sing solo on "Blue Christmas", while fellow champ Samuel Larson will cover "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" with Mark Salling and Cory Monteith.
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Michael Jackson Named Top-Earning Dead Celebrity for Second Consecutive Year

October 26, 2011 02:54:39 GMT


Two years after he died of a drug overdose at the age of 50, Michael Jackson still has the power to earn big bucks. Forbes unveiled its annual "Top-Earning Dead Celebrities" list on Tuesday, October 25, and for the second year in a row, the late King of Pop came out as the leader of the pack.

The "Thriller" hitmaker's estate was estimated to have earned $170 million from sales of his music and his stake in the Sony/ATV catalog in the past 12 months. While it was far from the $275 million he earned in the previous year, his posthumous income this year still places him as the second highest-earning pop act over the past year, dead or alive, after U2.
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'DWTS' Result: Chaz Bono Delivers Aspiring Speech After Being Eliminated

October 26, 2011 02:37:51 GMT


Having been one of fans' favorites during the 13th season of "Dancing with the Stars", Chaz Bono finally had to hang up his dancing shoes due to lacking skill. The 42-year-old was voted off on Tuesday, October 25 after once again getting the lowest score on the Monday performance show.

"I took so much away from this," said Chaz, who got a standing ovation from judges and audience after the elimination result was read. He added, "This was an amazing journey that really pushed me and showed me I could do so much more than I thought I could."
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Andy Rooney Stable After Suffering Serious Complications From Surgery

October 26, 2011 02:12:02 GMT


Just three weeks after Andy Rooney bid goodbye to the viewers of "60 Minutes", news came in that he has been hospitalized. On Tuesday, October 25, CBS News revealed that the 92-year-old journalist suffered serious complications from a minor surgery he underwent last week, but is said to be in stable condition.

It is noted that Rooney, who gave his last "60 Minutes" commentary on October 2, remains under medical care and his family asks that their privacy be respected at this difficult time. Why the TV writer underwent the surgery and what kind of the complications he had have not been disclosed.
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Peter Jackson to Make 'Tintin 2' After 'The Hobbit', Script Is Already Written

October 26, 2011 01:50:35 GMT


"The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" has not opened in theaters yet, but already a sequel for the animated movie is being materialized. In the new print edition of The Hollywood Reporter, Peter Jackson confirmed that he will replace Steven Spielberg to tackle the directorial duty and that he will start working on "Tintin 2" right after finishing "The Hobbit".

Spielberg explained furthermore that the script for the sequel has already been written, "[Sony and Paramount] were willing to do one movie with us and then give us the financial werewithal to develop a script, do all the visual storyboards and get it really in launch position. So we can launch pretty quickly on a second movie. The script is already written."
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'The Dark Tower' TV Series May Air on HBO

October 26, 2011 01:36:14 GMT


Although Universal Pictures recently dropped "The Dark Tower", the project is still very much alive with a network agreeing to be a part of the super-sized franchise. Producer Brian Grazer recently revealed that HBO is on board to air the TV series version.

"We're going to do ['The Dark Tower'] with HBO," the filmmaker said at the "Tower Heist" press junket last weekend. He, however, hinted that they have not found a new studio to replace Universal for the movie adaptation, saying, "We'll do the TV with HBO, and we'll do the movie with... to be determined. We'll do it right."
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Flaming Lips to Honor Steve Jobs With Beatles Cover at O Music Awards

October 26, 2011 01:31:19 GMT


Two weeks ago, MTV announced a plan to pay homage to Steve Jobs, and now they reveal who's chosen to do the honor. The Flaming Lips have been tapped to honor the Apple co-founder, and are set to perform a cover of The Beatles' classic song "Revolution" at the second O Music Awards.

The choice of the song couldn't be more appropriate since Steve had "profoundly changed the way people interact with music online." The former CEO of Apple Inc. had huge contribution to digital music culture by inventing iPod and iTunes music store among other things.
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Steven Tyler Knocks Two Teeth Out in Bathroom Fall, Postpones Paraguay Concert

October 26, 2011 01:30:03 GMT


Steven Tyler has reportedly been rushed to a hospital emergency room in Paraguay. According to the country's largest newspaper ABC, the Aerosmith frontman lost two of his teeth in addition to suffering cuts to his face after he fell in a shower in his hotel room on Tuesday, October 25.

Gustavo Perez, a bellboy at the Bourbon Hotel near Asuncion, told local radio that the "American Idol" judge slipped when he was taking a shower and "had a nasty fall." Reuters additionally reported that the rocker had to spend nearly four hours at the La Costa medical center to get stitches and have emergency dental work done.
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'The Walking Dead' Will Return for Third Season

October 25, 2011 18:33:52 GMT


AMC is so confident of "The Walking Dead" that it has renewed the horror show for third season right after the second season premiere. The cable's network was being reasonable because the series reached its highest rating ever on its second season premiere last week.

"Today we are pleased to announce that the 'dead' shall live as we proudly renew 'The Walking Dead' for a third season on AMC and, globally, with our terrific partners at Fox International Channels," said Charlie Collier, AMC's President. "We are thankful for everyone's contribution in front of and behind the camera as we continue to make The Walking Dead a unique television experience. And, we are so proud as it continues to set viewership records around the world."
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Lindsay Lohan's Dad Arrested for Abusing Girlfriend

October 25, 2011 18:20:27 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is not the only one in the family making the headlines. Her father Michael has been arrested on Tuesday, October 25 in Florida on domestic violence charges. Michael attempted to escape but he was caught.

In its reports, Tampa Police Department said that his on-and-off girlfriend Kathryn Major had "redness on her arms, some minor bruising" before appearing in court Tuesday for a previous domestic violence case. "She had some and it was determined that he grabbed her arm and threw her to the ground a couple of times," police spokeswoman Andrea Davis said.
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Lady GaGa and Jason Aldean to Play at Grammy Nominations Concert


October 25, 2011 18:05:09 GMT


The Grammy Nominations Concert this year would be made merrier by Lady GaGa and country singer Jason Aldean. The event which is held annually while the nominations for the next Grammy Awards are read, would be held Wednesday, November 30 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

LL Cool J has been announced previously as the host. Additional performers and presenters would be announced in the weeks to come. Tickets for the concert will go on sale on Friday, October 28 at 10 P.M. PT. via Nokiatheatrelive.com and Ticketmaster.
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Susan Boyle's Documentary to Air on TLC


October 25, 2011 17:48:11 GMT


The fascination on Susan Boyle will continue in a documentary titled "Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar". Per THR, TLC has picked up the rights to the one-hour program from "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" director Osca Humphreys.

The documentary about the "Britain's Got Talent" sensation will debut on November 6 at 8 P.M. It follows the seven weeks of Boyle preparing for her third album. It includes the footage of her touring around the world, recording in the studio and coming home to her home in Scotland. There will also be interviews with her close friends and associates, including Simon Cowell.
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Jennifer Aniston: I'm Not Engaged or Pregnant

October 25, 2011 17:25:31 GMT


Jennifer Aniston would like to make sure there's no rumor out there that she's pregnant and will marry boyfriend Justin Theroux soon. The actress set the record straight once and for all after stories spread about an engagement ring and a baby bump.

"Rumor number one: I am not planning to get married any time soon," she told Hello! magazine during a press conference to promote her directorial debut "Five". In fact, Aniston is not keen on the idea of marriage after divorcing from Brad Pitt. "I've been married once, and I don't know if I'll get married again," she said. "But I can tell you that as of this very moment, I have no plan to get married. Got that?"
 
 
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