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December 17, 2011

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Sylvester Stallone Axe Fighting in First Look at 'Bullet to the Head'

December 17, 2011 06:01:22 GMT


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Sylvester Stallone shows off his guns in the first look image of his new action film "Bullet to the Head". Rocking a black shirt, the 65-year-old action star is seen fighting a burly man in the picture. He is featured wielding an axe to defend himself from being attacked with another axe by his enemy.

In the upcoming action movie, Sly plays Jimmy Bobo, a hitman who teams up with a young New York City detective in a high-stakes investigation that leads from the dingy back alleys of New Orleans all the way to the power corridors of the city. Brought together by two vicious murders, the duo take on all who stand in their way and are willing to sacrifice everything to exact revenge.
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'Dexter' Season Finale to Bring Out 'Fundamentally Earthshaking Things'

December 17, 2011 06:00:31 GMT


Expect to get surprised when "Dexter" completes its sixth season this Sunday, December 18 at 9 P.M. on Showtime. Without revealing too much, Michael C. Hall recently said about the episode, "There is a sense of resolution, but there is some pretty fundamentally earthshaking things that happen as well."

Asked if his serial killer character will get a happy ending, the actor told Parade.com, "I don't know about a happy ending. I think the question is what happens to him. Is he done in? Does he do himself in? Does he get away with it?"
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Video Premiere: Arcade Fire's 'Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)'

December 17, 2011 05:20:09 GMT


Arcade Fire once again release an interactive music video. After allowing fans to visit their own neighborhood through "We Used to Wait (The Wilderness Downtown)" experience, the band try to engage the fans by dropping a clip which can also be controlled by users at home.

Filmed for their single "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)", it features the band's female member Regine Chassagne enjoying one warm summer day while wearing headphones and prancing around the town. A number of people in the neighborhood show off their moves as well.
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'Real Housewives of Atlanta' Accused of Staging Court Scene


December 17, 2011 05:17:36 GMT


"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" has been accused of not presenting a real scene. According to MediaTakeOut.com, the entire court proceeding between Sheree and her ex-husband Bob Whitfield, which was included in a Tuesday, December 13 episode, was staged.

The site noticed that the judge featured on the Bravo reality show is named Bensonetta Tipton Lane. It was later found out that the real judge Lane is black, but the female judge on the show was white.
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Daniel Craig Wants to Present 'Normal' Mikael in 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'

December 17, 2011 05:03:44 GMT


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Daniel Craig is famous for playing the flamboyant James Bond, but through his portrayal of journalist Mikael Blomkvist in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)", he has received positive reviews from critics. When speaking to Matt Lauer on the "Today" show, the British actor admitted that he tried to inject some normalcy to the character.

In the Friday, December 16 interview, the 43-year-old said, "I wanted to look as much like a normal guy as possible." He elaborated, "This guy is a journalist and he works very hard and maybe drinks a little too much, but when the thriller aspect of this movie kicks in, I wanted him to be in danger."
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Waka Flocka Flame Affiliate Slim Dunkin Shot to Death in Atlanta


December 17, 2011 04:51:46 GMT


Another rapper has lost his life because of a gun violence. Slim Dunkin, a 24-year-old MC who was featured heavily on Waka Flocka Flame's mixtapes, was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, December 16 after being gunned down at a recording studio.

Maj. Keith Meadows of the Atlanta Police Department confirmed to The Associated Press that the Brick Squad Monopoly rapper was fatally shot in the chest at around 5:30 P.M. after he got involved in a verbal altercation with another individual. "It appears the victim was scheduled to do a photo shoot," he first stated.
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Beach Boys Announce Reunion Tour for 50th Anniversary and Special Grammy Appearance


December 17, 2011 04:37:31 GMT


The Beach Boys are coming back together as a five-piece band. It's confirmed that Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks have all agreed to reunite for a tour to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and will map out 50 dates for the celebration.

"I'm really looking forward to celebrating this important milestone in the Beach Boys' history with the other guys, and with Capitol Records - where it all began 50 years ago," Marks offered his thought on the reunion. "It means a lot to me that we can all reunite and pay tribute to the fans who have kept the music alive."
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The Academy Disqualifies 'The Smurfs' From Best Animation Category

December 17, 2011 04:22:51 GMT


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"The Smurfs" has to bury its dream to compete in Best Animated Feature category at the 2012 Academy Awards. The Raja Gosnell-directed film, which was previously included in top 18 animated films to be considered for the Oscar, has been disqualified by the Short Films and Feature Animation branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Though the AMPAS hasn't made an official statement on the issue, The Wrap reported that "Smurfs" doesn't meet the Academy's qualification requirement for a live action/animation hybrid movies. The regulation says that "a significant number of the major characters must be animated, and animation must figure in no less than 75% of the picture's running time."
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'Vampire Diaries' to Resurrect One Original Vampire

December 17, 2011 04:22:20 GMT


Although Elena has stabbed Rebekah in the back, it doesn't mean people won't see her anymore. Executive producer Julie Plec reveals that the Original sister played by Claire Holt will be back in the second half of "The Vampire Diaries" season 3, both in a flashback and in the present day.

Rebekah's return will make Elena feel uneasy because "the fact that Elena killed Rebekah is going to come back to bite her in the butt." Plec goes on teasing, "I'm not going to say when she makes her reappearance, but certainly her being undaggered is not in Elena's best interest."
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Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis Welcome Baby Boy

December 17, 2011 04:15:44 GMT


Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis have the more reason to be cheery this Christmas. The stars of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" have announced via PEOPLE that their first son together has been born in Los Angeles at 7:59 P.M. on Thursday, December 15.

The "Horrible Bosses" star and his wife named the baby boy, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 13 oz. and was 21.5 inches long, Russell Wallace Day. It is explained that Russell comes from Ellis' side of the family and also honors a departed friend, while Wallace comes from Day's family tree.
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New 'Casa De Mi Padre' Teaser Introduces Will Ferrell as Spanish-Talking Rancher

December 17, 2011 03:49:44 GMT


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A brand new teaser trailer for Will Ferrell's Spanish-language comedy "Casa De Mi Padre" has been debuted. Coming out via Apple, this short promo video gives a brief introduction to Ferrell's charismatic character, Armando Alvarez as a rancher, son, lover and vigilante.

Alvarez has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch encounters financial difficulties, his younger brother Raul shows up with his new fiancee Sonia. It seems that Raul's success as an international businessman means the ranch's troubles are over as he pledges to settle all debts his father has incurred.
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TLC Sets Premiere Date of Justin Bieber Holiday Special

December 17, 2011 03:28:14 GMT


Justin Bieber is going to greet his fans at home during this holiday through a TV special. TLC has secured the U.S. rights to "This Is Justin Bieber" and plans to premiere it on Wednesday, December 21 at 9 P.M.

The British holiday special features "personal interviews" with the Canadian heartthrob and follows him as he embarks on a private tour in London, performs on the U.K.'s "The X Factor", and makes "an incredible collaboration with the famed British rapper Tinie Tempah." Brit personality Reggie Yates accompanies the 17-year-old singer in this journey.
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Report: Kim Kardashian's Mother Wants Her to Date Kanye West


December 17, 2011 03:26:30 GMT


One important member of the Kardashians is reportedly rooting for Kim Kardashian to be Kanye West's girlfriend. According to Hollywood Life, the family's matriarch, Kris Jenner, is urging the estranged wife of Kris Humphries to date the "All of the Lights" rapper.

"Kris would love nothing more than for her daughter to date Kanye West," an insider told the gossip site. "Kris thinks they could tape an entire reality show based on their blossoming relationship and that tons of people would watch because Kanye is an A-list star and leads a very exciting life."
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Katy Perry's 'One That Got Away' Remix Ft. B.o.B Surfaces in Full


December 17, 2011 03:14:59 GMT


Katy Perry's "The One That Got Away" remix hits the web just few days after she scored a sixth top-5 single with the original version of the song. The revamped tune opens with B.o.B throwing some extra verses which gives a male point of view to the nostalgic story of her long-lost love.

"It's crazy, 'cause nights like this would start out with a little private party/ You sneak me in your Mom's house," the Atlanta rapper rhymes. In his next lines, he narrates that things started to fall out when they "had the whole thing mapped out," and were ready to take their relationship to the next level.
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New '30 Rock' Season 6 Promo: Liz Lemon Has Handsome New Boyfriend

December 17, 2011 02:47:10 GMT


A brand new promo for "30 Rock" season 6 has been unleashed, giving a longer look at what's to come. It sees Liz Lemon getting her "dream vacation" by picking garbage for her community service during the summer.

The five-minute sneak peek also unveils Liz's new boyfriend, who is played by one of the guest stars, James Marsden. "Liz is completely re-energized," Tina Fey explains how the relationship affects her character. "She does have a new love interest. We don't know how I met him but I have a really handsome boyfriend."
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Kobe Bryant and Wife of More Than 10 Years Have Both Filed for Divorce

December 17, 2011 02:37:08 GMT


Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, are heading to splitsville. The couple, who have been married for more than ten years, have both filed for divorce on Friday, December 16, their spokesman confirmed. Vanessa filed her petitions first on the afternoon, and Kobe followed with his minutes later.

Words are, the NBA star and his wife do not have a pre-nup, but their rep claimed they have resolved all issues regarding the divorce privately. The pair themselves have issued a joint statement about the split, which read, "We ask that in the interest of our young children and in light of the upcoming holiday season, the public respect our privacy during this most difficult time."
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Warner Bros. Confirms First 'Hobbit' Trailer to Be Attached to 'Adventures of Tintin'


December 17, 2011 02:28:16 GMT


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The long-running question about when Warner Bros. Pictures will unleash the first trailer for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" has been answered. The studio has confirmed that the anticipated sneak peek at the fantasy film will be attached to "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn", which opens in the U.S. on December 21.

Through its official Twitter account, the studio announced on Friday, December 16, "Get your 1st look at the return to Middle-earth on 12/21 when the trailer for #TheHobbit: An Unexpected Journey plays before @Tintin_Movie!"
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Alyson Hannigan Confirms She's Pregnant With Second Child

December 17, 2011 01:56:57 GMT


Alyson Hannigan has one happy news to share. The actress known for her portrayal of Lily Aldrin on CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" announced through her Twitter account on Friday, December 16 that she is expecting her second child with actor husband Alexis Denisof.

"Yes, I am pregnant! This time it is NOT a food baby. We are beyond happy!" so wrote the 37-year-old as referring to the post she made in September to deny pregnancy rumors. She at the time tweeted, "NO, I'm not pregnant! I just ate too much carnival food, that time of the month, hurt my back & couldn't suck my gut in, & need 2 do cardio!"
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Justin Bieber to Duet With Drew and Stevie Wonder on 'X Factor' Finale

December 17, 2011 01:53:54 GMT


When Justin Bieber performs on the finale of "The X Factor (US)" next week, he will not take the stage alone. Rumor has it, the 17-year-old singer will bring with him one of the former top 10 contestants, Drew Ryniewicz, who is a big fan of him. Their performance reportedly will be accompanied by music veteran Stevie Wonder.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the threesome have taped their performance on December 14 for a later broadcast. They allegedly are going to cater the crowd with a rendition of two yuletide classics "The Christmas Song" and "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" which are listed in Bieber's Platinum-certified album "Under the Mistletoe".
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Eva Green to Tackle Female Lead Artemisia in '300' Prequel

December 17, 2011 01:51:10 GMT


Though it hasn't tapped an actor to play its lead hero, "300: Battle of Artemisia" is close to find its female lead. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Eva Green is in negotiations with Warner Bros. Pictures to star as Artemisia in the "300" prequel.

The Paris-born actress, who played Bond girl in "Casino Royale", is set to portray the female lead described as a "ruthless, gold-covered goddess who persuades Xerxes to amass his army and helps lead them into battle."
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ABC: Whoopi Goldberg Farting on 'The View' Was a Joke

December 17, 2011 01:42:05 GMT


Whoopi Goldberg apparently isn't hesitant to embarrass herself to stir things up. The co-host of "The View" admitted to have ripped major fart on the daytime talk show, but ABC later claimed she was just kidding. "It was a joke. Every time there is a fun noise she pretends it was her," so the network's executives tell The Huffington Post.

On Friday morning, December 16, Goldberg and other "The View" co-hosts were interviewing Claire Danes about her Showtime's series "Homeland" when a loud sound of what seems to be a fart distracted their conversation. "How polite!" said Danes with a laugh before Goldberg quickly claimed the sound came from her, "Oh, excuse me! I think I just blew a little frog out of there!"
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Adam Lambert's 'Better Than I Know Myself' Comes Out in Full


December 17, 2011 01:21:14 GMT


After releasing a snippet and cover art for his brand new single "Better Than I Know Myself", Adam Lambert wastes no time to unleash its official audio stream in full. The "Whataya Want From Me" hitmaker sings his devotion to a lover in finely-tuned voice which smoothly rises to a powerful notch when reaching the hook.

"Cold as ice, and more bitter than a December winter night/That's how I treated you, and I know that I, I sometimes tend to lose my temper/And I cross the line, yeah that's the truth," 29-year-old Lambert kicks in the fresh track by showing off what his flaws are. "I know it gets hard sometimes, but I could never leave your side/ No matter what I say."
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Britney Spears and Jason Trawick 'Over the Moon' About Engagement

December 17, 2011 01:20:53 GMT


Britney Spears is a step away from walking down the aisle once again. The pop singer's longtime boyfriend, Jason Trawick, has just confirmed swirling rumors that they have gotten engaged on Thursday, December 15 night in Los Angeles. Speaking about the engagement, he told Access Hollywood that he is "over the moon, as [is] she."

The "Womanizer" hitmaker herself shared her excitement on Twitter Friday afternoon, just hours after hinting at the marriage proposal. "Still glowing!" so she wrote before boarding a flight to Las Vegas. "About to jump on a plane to Planet Hollywood in Vegas. Throwing a Bday Party for Jason at Chateau Night Club. So fun. Xxoo"
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Etta James Is 'Terminally Ill', Doctor Says

December 16, 2011 19:11:50 GMT


Etta James is gravely ill as the result of chronic leukemia. Her live-in doctor is asking prayers for the 73-year-old "At Last" singer, stating she was declared incurable two weeks ago and is now "terminally ill".

Dr. Elaine James, who isn't related to the 73-year-old entertainer, told the Riverside Press-Enterprise that fans knew that she was sick, but not "how sick". The doctor who has moved in the singer's Riverside, California home since March 2010, is spreading the news about James' latest medical condition so that people will pray for James.
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Police Came to Paula Abdul's House With Guns Drawn

December 16, 2011 18:02:13 GMT


A little incident happened over at Paula Abdul's home on Friday, December 16 morning. Police came to her Sherman Oaks residence after alarm went off, responding to a call made by a private security company that monitors the neighborhood.

Per Radar Online, the police came shortly after the 2:30 A.M. call and had to draw out their pistols when they found the front door was open and no one home. However, they did not find any proof that intruders have entered Abdul's house. None was taken from inside the house too.
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Megaupload Video Feat. Celebrities Is Back Online

December 16, 2011 17:24:33 GMT


Megaupload is waving the victory flag after winning against Universal Music Group which took down a support music video featuring Kim Kardashian, P. Diddy, will.i.am, and Chris Brown among others. The star-studded video, which quickly gained viral popularity earlier this week soon after its release on YouTube, is now back online.

UGM previously took down the video, which actually doesn't belong to them, and angered Megaupload's founder Kim Dotcom. Dotcom launched an online tirade against the label and sued it for copyrighted misrepresentation. He claimed he has signed every agreement with the featured artists for the campaign.
 
 
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