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November 11, 2011

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'X Factor' Replaces Lady GaGa and Madonna With Rihanna

November 11, 2011 15:55:27 GMT


There have been some changes made to next Wednesday's show of "The X Factor (US)". Instead of presenting Lady GaGa and Madonna, the episode will feature a performance from Rihanna who has helped mentor L.A. Reid in the audition round.

Speaking to THR, Simon Cowell said he hated last week's show because it was "a bit Idol like". "I didn't think the production was very good, I didn't like the guest artist [Outasight], we all looked tired," he complained, adding "I can always feel the energy, and I've got to admit, sitting there last week was hard work. This week, it all felt better -- like we clicked."
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'The Muppets' Spoofs 'Pretty Little Liars' in New Viral Videos

November 11, 2011 09:14:58 GMT


"The Muppets" parodies "Pretty Little Liars" in its new viral videos. One of them sees Miss Piggy recreating the opening scene of the ABC Family hit show, with the title being changed into "Pretty Little Piggy". The puppet is seen imitating Aria Montgomery's "Shhh" signature.

The second viral video, which is titled "Mysterious Text", gives a look at Miss Piggy as she tells Kermit the Frog that she has received some mysterious texts from a sender called "A". However, in the video, "A" is seemingly not a dangerous person because it stands for "Animal."
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New 'Bag of Bones' Promo Teases the Dark Truth

November 11, 2011 09:05:40 GMT


Another "Bag of Bones" promo has been shared with more vivid clues of the story. While the scenes see Pierce Brosnan's Mike Noonan being haunted by a ghost and some men digging or burying something in the woods, a man is heard in a voiceover admitting that he and some others may do something wrong in the past.

Based on Stephen King's novel of the same name, the upcoming miniseries centers on Mike, a novelist who is unable to stop grieving after the sudden death of his wife. Suffering from writer's block, he retreats to his Maine lakeside home.
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Demi Lovato Expresses Disappointment Over New Red Hair


November 11, 2011 09:04:06 GMT


Demi Lovato's new red hair apparently didn't turn out the way she wanted. The "Skyscraper" singer, who showed off a sexy look at the 2011 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, recently took to Twitter to express her disappointment. She wrote, "Bummed that my red hair didn't stay very well. :("

Minutes earlier, the former "Sonny with a Chance" star shared a photo of her hitting the green carpet at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Thursday, November 10. In the picture, the 19-year-old flaunted some major cleavage in a floor-length gown with fully sleeved arms and a plunging neckline that gives a full opening to her waist.
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Showtime Orders Season 8 of 'Weeds'

November 11, 2011 08:36:14 GMT


Showtime has picked up its highest-rated comedy show "Weeds" for an eighth season after hanging the fate up in the air for more than a month. The cable network orders 13 episodes for the upcoming season which will likely begin the production in the first half of 2012.

Season 7 of the Emmy-winning series, which ended in last September, averaged 720,000 viewers. It saw Mary-Louise Parker's Nancy reuniting with the Botwin clan after serving her time in jail for a murder her son Shane committed.
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Eddie Murphy Has Only 'A Thousand Words' Before He Dies in First Teaser Trailer

November 11, 2011 08:28:41 GMT


DreamWorks SKG has debuted the first teaser trailer for Eddie Murphy's new comedy "A Thousand Words". The sneak peek, which was unleashed a day after Murphy resigned from his duty as the host of upcoming Oscar, previews how his character tries to navigate his life after learning that he only has a thousand words left to say before he dies.

In this comedy, Eddie plays a savvy, money-grubbing head of a literary agency who who will do anything to get what he wants, including lying about his baby's birth to get in front of the line at a coffee shop. His life, however, takes an unexpected turn when he promises to publish a New Age guru's book for his own selfish purposes.
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Video: Willow Smith and Jessie J Perform at 'X Factor' Top 10 Result Show

November 11, 2011 08:19:45 GMT


Willow Smith and Jessie J came to "The X Factor (US)" on Thursday night, November 10. They performed their singles in front of audience of the singing competition, before the judges announced who advanced to the top 10 and who had to go home.

Willow delivered her newest single "Fireball". The daughter of celebrity couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith romped around the stage in high energy to match the upbeat track. Jessie also treated the crowd to a dancey set by singing one of her tracks "Domino".
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Video: Jay Leno Blows Up David Letterman's Studio to Answer 'Call of Duty'

November 11, 2011 07:41:10 GMT


Jay Leno has spoofed a live-action promo of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" video game while taking a jab at late-night show host rival, David Letterman. In the parodied commercial shown during his "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" monolog, Leno takes over the role of the Noob which is originally portrayed by Jonah Hill.

Joining forces with Sam Worthington who plays the Vet, Leno is engaged in an action-packed scene on a street which seemingly has been wrecked in a massive battle. After being amazed by the "Avatar" actor's ability to dodge a missile, the 61-year-old host shows off his own skill and finishes off the war by launching a rocket to Ed Sullivan Theater where "Late Show with David Letterman" is usually filmed.
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Lady GaGa Hospitalized in First Official Still of 'Marry the Night' Video


November 11, 2011 07:15:20 GMT


Lady GaGa gets ready to premiere a music video for her latest single "Marry the Night". The Mother Monster teases the upcoming clip by unleashing its first official still which sees her wearing a hospital gown. She's lying on a gurney, and is wheeled down a long hall by two nurses. "It's Not that I've been Dishonest, It's Just that I Loathe Reality," she wrote.

The music video was filmed in October at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Staten Island and at NYC's Harlem neighborhood. Storyline for the clip remains under wraps, but the New Yorker is willing to give a few tidbits by posting another tweet, "This will be the longest video I've released to date. ... The beginning of the story I never told you."
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Tori Spelling Shares Pictures and Details of New Baby Daughter

November 11, 2011 06:59:49 GMT


Weeks after teasing fans with a photo of her newborn's feet, Tori Spelling finally introduced her second daughter, Hattie Margaret. Us Weekly published two photos of the TV actress and Hattie, which are featured on its newest issue, on the one month anniversary of the baby girl.

One of the pictures captures the Donna Martin of "Beverly Hills, 90210" holding up her new daughter close to her face. Another one presents a portrait of the happy family, complete with the actress' husband Dean McDermott and their two other children, 4-year-old Liam and 3-year-old Stella.
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First Look at Gary Busey as Mental Patient on 'Two and a Half Men'

November 11, 2011 06:36:27 GMT


Gary Busey slips into a mental hospital's gown in his first look on "Two and a Half Men". In the photo obtained by E! Online, the 67-year-old sports a messy hairstyle that makes his portrayal of a mental patient, who shares a room with Jon Cryer's Alan Harper, more convincing.

Busey guest stars as himself in the upcoming episode of the CBS sitcom. He stays in the same mental institution which Alan was admitted into following his breakdown in the previous episode.
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'The Dark Knight Rises': Details of John Blake and Possible Climatic Battle Scene


November 11, 2011 06:34:38 GMT


Though it has been known that Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays John Blake in "The Dark Knight Rises", there was not much info about his character. Recently, Cosmic Book News has learned new details of the character as well as a possible climatic battle scene in the much awaited comic-adapted movie.

According to the site, [SPOILER ALERT!] Blake is a rookie cop in Gotham City. He joins the police department as a part of the Batman Squad, a special group which aims to chase down Batman. The mission is "a joint implementation between Mayor Garcia and a reluctant Commissioner Gordon."
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Video Premiere: The Wanted's 'Warzone'

November 11, 2011 06:08:25 GMT


After prancing around the beach in "Glad You Came" and having passionate makeout session in a rave party of "Lightning", The Wanted are no longer happy-go-lucky guys as they return with "Warzone" music video. In their latest clip, the British boyband are downright angry when they find out that their girlfriends cheated on them.

"I can't believe I had to see/The girl of my dreams cheating on me/The pain you caused has left me dead inside/I'm gonna make sure, you regret that night," the boys sing. They confront the girls before storming out of the room and waving the white flag, "I throw my armour down, and leave the battleground for the final time now."
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Named Vogue's Most Stylish Sisters of 2011

November 11, 2011 06:03:43 GMT


Mary-Kate Olsen and her twin sister Ashley Olsen have been named the most stylish sisters of 2011 by a fashion magazine. Finally landing on the cover of Vogue, the child stars-turned-clothing designer duo topped the list of the magazine's latest Best Dressed issue, which will hit newsstands across the United States on November 15.

Mark Holgate, Vogue Fashion News Director and Editor of the best dressed issue, told Reuters that picking the twins for the title is "kind of a no-brainer." He continued to point out, "Are there any more chic, stylish, cool, and original sisters than Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen? They are incredibly stylish."
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'Glee' 3.06 Clip: Santana Gets Dramatic in Adele Mash-Up

November 11, 2011 05:47:45 GMT


"Glee" has recently filmed its 300th musical number and the scene is now shared in a clip. In the epic performance, Amber Riley's Mercedes and Naya Rivera's Santana take the leads to deliver a mash-up of Adele's songs, "Rumour Has It" and "Someone Like You".

Clad in a black dress, Mercedes and Santana are joined by other members of McKinley High's new glee club, Troubletones. Santana's part looks dramatic as she seemingly directs the song to her love interest, Heather Morris' Brittany, who also joins her on the stage.
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Calle 13 Lead 2011 Latin Grammy Awards by Winning Nine Gramophones

November 11, 2011 04:51:32 GMT


Calle 13 won big at the 12th annual Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday, November 10. The Puerto Rican duo comprised of Eduardo Cabra and Rene Perez bagged a total of nine Golden Gramophones during the star-studded prize-giving event which took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The step brothers, who scored record-breaking 10 nominations this year, collected the kudos in three different genre categories; tropical, alternative and urban; for their latest studio album "Entren Los Que Quieran". Their wins included Best Tropical Song ("Vamo' a Portarnos Mall"), Best Alternative Song and Best Short Form Music Video ("Calma Pueblo").
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Katy Perry: If It Doesn't Hurt the First Time, I Want a Lot of Kids

November 11, 2011 04:41:21 GMT


Katy Perry isn't ready to put numbers on how many kids she will have just yet. The "California Gurls" hitmaker stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for an interview to air Friday, November 11, and asked if she wants "a lot of kids". In her response, she said, "If it doesn't hurt the first time... I'll keep popping them out."

During the chat, the 27-year-old admitted to host Ellen DeGeneres that she isn't quite ready to become a mother, but did note, "I would love to have children." She elaborated her statement, "I think that's one of the reasons you get married, especially to the person that you marry. You think, 'That person is going to be a good partner, a good parent.' "
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'X Factor' Sends Home Stereo Hogzz, Paula Abdul Has a 'Nightmare'


November 11, 2011 04:29:24 GMT


Another group was sent home from "The X Factor (US)". After dodging the elimination when they were in the bottom two along with InTENsity last week, The Stereo Hogzz were eventually sent packing on Thursday, November 10's result show, which saw Willow Smith and Jessie J as musical guests.

The Stereo Hogzz were not the only group in jeopardy that night since Lakoda Rayne joined them in the bottom two. Paula Abdul went emotional when she learned that the remaining two groups which she mentors were both in danger of getting the boot. "It is a nightmare situation," she gushed.
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Roland Emmerich Suspends 'Singularity' Pre-Production to Revise the Script

November 11, 2011 04:11:18 GMT


The pre-production for Roland Emmerich's sci-fi project, "Singularity (2013)", has been put on a hold. It is said that the German filmmaker decided to delay the production for his big-budget film project in order to focus on the script.

Emmerich was previously scheduled to kick off the filming in March 2012 in Montreal. However, the "2012" helmer decided to halt the production because he was reportedly not satisfied with the screenplay and wanted to revise it.
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Adam Sandler Admits to Suggesting Wife Swap With Tom Cruise

November 11, 2011 03:55:41 GMT


Adam Sandler apparently offered to swap wives with Tom Cruise before he and Katie Holmes started filming "Jack and Jill". The 45-year-old comedian made the revelation when he stopped by the "Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday, November 9 to promote the comedy movie.

During the interview, the "Zookeeper" actor revealed that Tom told him when they had dinner together, "This is weird that my wife is going to be your wife in the movie, it's very weird, it's bizarre." In response, he assured the "Mission: Impossible" star, "It's a PG movie, no worries, nothing is going to happen."
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Lauren Alaina to Sing National Anthem Before NFL's Thanksgiving Game


November 11, 2011 03:45:45 GMT


Lauren Alaina has been chosen to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the first game of the NFL's Thanksgiving Day game. The runner-up of "American Idol" season 10 will sing her rendition of the National Anthem before the Detroit Lions face off the Green Bay Packers on November 24.

During the halftime of the Thursday football championship, Nickelback will rock the Ford Field to entertain the sport mania. The announcement is made regardless of an online fan petition which opposed the recruitment of the Canadian band because they wanted a group with stronger local ties.
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Promo for 'The Vampire Diaries' Midseason Return

November 11, 2011 03:37:40 GMT


Mystic Falls is not yet safe from Klaus' evil plan. After they failed to banish the original vampire, Elena and her acquaintances may be targeted in his big revenge when "The Vampire Diaries" returns in midseason.

Klaus threatens to kill everyone whom Stefan has ever met since the younger Salvatore has got his hand on Klaus' family. Knowing the risk of being involved in Klaus vs. Stefan showdown, Elena's brother Jeremy may be one of those who fall victim to the fight.
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Kim Kardashian's Estranged Husband Not Refusing to Sign Divorce Papers

November 11, 2011 03:16:33 GMT


Another rumor regarding Kim Kardashian's divorce has been shot down. Life & Style recently claimed that Kris Humphries has made it difficult for the reality star to put an end to their 72-day marriage by refusing to sign the divorce papers, but one inside source insisted to E! News, "It is not true that Kris is not going to sign the divorce papers."

On report of Kris' refusal to sign, Life & Style cited a friend of the 26-year-old NBA player as saying, "He's not signing. He doesn't believe in divorce." The publication also included Kris' statement after the split was announced, in which he said, "I'm committed to this marriage and everything this covenant represents. I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make it work."
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Billy Crystal Locked to Replace Eddie Murphy as Oscar Host

November 11, 2011 03:00:46 GMT


Billy Crystal will replace Eddie Murphy as the host for the 2012 Academy Awards. On Thursday afternoon, November 10, a day after Murphy resigned from his hosting duty for the Oscars, Crystal took to his Twitter to announce the news.

The 63-year-old comedian and veteran Oscar host wrote, "Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward to the show."
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Lady GaGa and Justin Bieber Perform and Win Big at 2011 Bambi Awards


November 11, 2011 02:58:18 GMT


Lady GaGa and Justin Bieber continued their invasion in Europe. Fresh off their big wins at the 18th annual Europe Music Awards in Belfast, North Ireland, the Mother Monster and the Canadian teen star flew to Germany to perform at 2011 Bambi Awards which took place at the Rhein-Main-Hallen in Wiesbaden.

GaGa rocked all-black outfit complete with sunglasses and delivered her latest single "Marry the Night" while playing a piano which was attached to a car. Bieber, meanwhile, opted for all-white ensemble for his "Mistetoe" set. Before exiting the stage, he greeted his two female fans who were brought to the stage by the host.
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Charlie Rose and Gayle King to Be Part of CBS' Revamped 'Early Show'

November 11, 2011 02:32:55 GMT


CBS has enlisted Charlie Rose and Gayle King to take part in a big makeover of "The Early Show". The two will reportedly join as the hosts on the morning news program in early 2012 when it will launch its new two-hour format.

Rose is set to co-anchor the 7 A.M. hour with current host Erica Hill, while King will lead the 8 A.M. hour along with Jeff Glor who has joined "Early Show" since November 2010. Meanwhile, the fate of Chris Wragge, who moved from WCBS-TV News to CBS this January, is still undetermined.
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Ashton Kutcher Hands Over Twitter Control to Management After Joe Paterno Tweet

November 11, 2011 02:14:12 GMT


Ashton Kutcher is making sure he didn't make the same mistake twice. After being blasted for defending Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on Twitter, the "Two and a Half Men" star announced through his Thursday, November 10 blog post that he is handing over the control of his personal account to his production company, Katalyst Media.

"Up until today, I have posted virtually every one of my tweets on my own, but clearly the platform has become too big to be managed by a single individual," the 33-year-old began his posting. "When I started using Twitter, it was a communication platform that people could say what they were thinking in real time and if their facts were wrong the community would quickly and helpfully reframe an opinion."
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Rihanna Releases 'Talk That Talk' Album Sampler

November 11, 2011 01:56:14 GMT


Rihanna hypes up her upcoming studio album "Talk That Talk" by dropping a sampler containing snippets of its eleven songs, which range from upbeat track like "You da One" and slower tune like "We All Want Love". Snippet of the title track previews rap mogul Jay-Z's verses, while the rest of them tease Riri's lyrics.

In the "Talk That Talk", the Roc Nation founder brags, "I talk big money. I talk big homes. I sell out arenas. I call that gettin' dome." Meanwhile, in the "We All Want Love", Riri is searching for love, "I can pretend that I'm not lonely/ But I'll be constantly fooling myself/ I can pretend that it don't matter/ But I'll be setting a lie to myself."
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First 'Snow White' Trailer: Kristen Stewart Hunted by Heartless Queen

November 11, 2011 01:45:08 GMT


The first trailer for "Snow White and the Huntsman" has been debuted. The video gives a look at Rupert Sanders' dark reimagination of Grimm's classic fairy tale. Charlize Theron's Evil Queen narrates the video as she represents a heartless antagonist who is obsessed with beauty. "Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is fairest of them all?" so the Queen summons her fabled mirror at one point.

Meanwhile, Kristen Stewart portrays Snow White in an unconventional look. Clad in an armor, the pretty princess looks fierce as she is involved in a tough battle scene. Chris Hemsworth plays the Huntsman, who is initially hired by the Evil Queen to deliver Snow White's heart to her.
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Madonna: Boys Used to Call Me 'Hairy Monster' Back in High School

November 11, 2011 01:29:16 GMT


While she has no trouble attracting the attention of men these days, Madonna apparently was far from popular among the opposite sex when growing up. In fact, the "Hung Up" hitmaker revealed in an interview for the December issue of Harper's Bazaar that the boys from her high school used to call her "hairy monster".

"The boys in my school would make fun of me. 'Hairy monster.' You know, things like that," recalled the Material Girl, who is featured on the cover of the magazine with her "W.E." star Andrea Riseborough. She added, "Straight men did not find me attractive. I think they were scared of me because I was different."
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Howard Stern In Talks to Replace Piers Morgan on 'America's Got Talent'

November 11, 2011 01:29:10 GMT


"America's Got Talent" has already had a candidate for Piers Morgan's replacement. Just a day after the British presenter announced his departure, Howard Stern is reported to be in talks to join Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel on the judging panel.

Rumor has it, the deal that is being discussed could give Stern about $15 million a year to fill in Morgan's shoes. The 57-year-old presenter would still host his Sirius XM radio show, but since the radio program airs out of New York, NBC is reportedly considering to move "AGT" filming location from Los Angeles to the Big Apple to accommodate Stern.
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Haylie Duff Splits From Boyfriend of 3 Years Nick Zano

November 10, 2011 18:52:26 GMT


While her sister is brooding, Haylie Duff is walking away from that possibility. The older sister of Hilary Duff has broken up with actor Nick Zano for a reason which is not disclosed. A rep confirms the split to several websites.

Haylie and Nick co-starred in 2007 independent romantic comedy "My Sexiest Year". They began dating in early 2008, just a few months after Hilary started dating Mike Comrie, and had been living together in Toluca Lake, California, for more than a year. He was even rumored going to propose to her last year after spotted shopping for rings with Hilary.
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'Twilight' Fans Already Camp Out for L.A. Premiere

November 10, 2011 18:10:07 GMT


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History repeats. "Twilight" most die-hard fans have started lining-up five days away from the latest franchise's premiere on Monday, November 14. As many as 300 fans are marking their camping spots at L.A. Live streets in hope that they will catch a glimpse of their favorite stars.

"The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" would hold a red carpet event at Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Fans would be able to take part by getting an official bracelet distributed by Summit Entertainment on Friday at 6 A.M. The studio has planned various events to keep the campers entertained this weekend.
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MLB Player Wilson Ramos Kidnapped in Home Country

November 10, 2011 17:34:30 GMT


Wilson Ramos, a catcher for the Washington Nationals, is the victim of a kidnapping in his home country of Venezuela. The 24-year-old Major-League Baseball player was reportedly abducted on Wednesday, November 9 by four armed men from a family home in Santa Ines.

"We are still waiting for any news about Wilson Ramos," Katherine Vilera, a spokeswoman for Ramos' winter league baseball team Aragua Tigres, said via Nationals Journal. "All the authorities are working in the case. We need to be [patient] and pray."
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'Hunger Games' Secures Global Deals, Full Trailer to Debut on 'GMA'

November 10, 2011 17:00:24 GMT


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Lionsgate has secured international markets for "The Hunger Games" including that of China. The action thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence is one of the 20 U.S. movies approved by the Chinese government each year to get cinematic viewing.

Lionsgate co-COO Joe Drake said on Thursday, November 9 that international distributors were "absolutely ecstatic" over footage and trailer shown during a recent meeting held by the studio for licensees at the American Film Market. "We were able to carve very favorable deals. Not only did we sell the title well, to help mitigate some risk, but we have enormous upside," he said.
 
 
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