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March 05, 2012

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Ashley Judd Is Super Mom in Extended Preview of ABC's 'Missing'

March 05, 2012 08:57:57 GMT


Less than two weeks from the premiere of "Missing", ABC has debuted an extended sneak peek of the new show. It highlights Ashley Judd's Becca Winstone who uses her martial art skill when an unknown man with a gun sneaks into her son's abandoned dorm room.

Becca is a former CIA agent who learns that her son, Michael Winstone, disappears while studying abroad. Using every means necessary to get her son back, she travels to Europe to track him down. Amazing locations and thrilling twists abound as it's revealed just how far one mother will go to protect her family.
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Director Tarsem Singh Admits He's 'Really Angry' With 'Mirror Mirror' Comic Trailers

March 05, 2012 08:35:51 GMT


While some people sang praises to "Mirror Mirror" trailers for featuring playful scenes and beautiful costumes, director Tarsem Singh confessed that he's "really angry" of those marketing campaigns. The "Immortals" helmer opened up that he's not a fan of how the movie has so far been promoted by Relativity Media.

Speaking to Digital Spy, the Indian filmmaker claimed, "I'm really angry at the trailers." He added, "I'm a director, I guess, so I always get pissed at them! The movie looks fantastic and the trailers look so hammily off. The posters are okay, they're still neutral, but we're trying to get the film out there so people don't judge it by the trailer."
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Video Premiere: Red Cafe's 'Let It Go (Remix)' Ft. P. Diddy

March 05, 2012 08:31:54 GMT


Red Cafe has a blast hanging out with his homies in an Aristotle Torres-directed music video for a star-studded remix of his track "Let It Go". Sharing screen with Fabolous and Meek Mill, the rapper throws his verses and a stack of money to the camera while keeping the drink flowing.

"Let It Go" is taken from Cafe's newest street album "Hell's Kitchen (Mixtape)", which has been out for download. Its revamped version features Bad Boy Records founder Sean "P. Diddy" Comb as well as fellow rappers French Montana and 2 Chainz.
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Young Buck Escapes Unscathed After 11 Shots Fired at His Car in Tennessee

March 05, 2012 08:21:22 GMT


Young Buck has to thank lady luck for staying by his side early Sunday, March 4 morning. The former G-Unit member has become a target in a drive-by shooting in his native Nashville, Tennessee, but managed to dodge nearly a dozen bullets that were fired at his SUV, WSMV-TV reported.

Metro Police said that Buck's car was hit 11 times at approximately 3:30 A.M. when a white Chevrolet Tahoe drove past it and opened fire. While the 30-year-old MC and another passenger escaped unscathed, his girlfriend Kenyetta Rainey needed treatment at Vanderbilt Hospital after getting hit once in the shoulder. She has since been released from the hospital.
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Aaliyah's New Album Is in the Works, to Feature 'Steady Ground'

March 05, 2012 07:31:55 GMT


It's confirmed, a new Aaliyah album featuring her unreleased songs is underway. It will be her first non-compilation CD since the "Rock the Boat" singer passed away eleven years ago. One of the materials in the upcoming effort is a song called "Steady Ground".

The news was brought to attention by producer Jeffrey "J. Dub" Walker, who worked on her 2001 self-titled album "Aaliyah". He tweeted on March 4, "Just got great news today; the smash unreleased song called 'Steady Ground' I produced on #Aaliyah is gonna be on her upcoming album:)."
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Willow Smith Goes Neon Green for Third Hair Change in a Month

March 05, 2012 07:31:44 GMT


Willow Smith continues to offer fans different look of herself as she undergoes another hair change. Around a week after lightening her brunette locks to a platinum blonde, the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith debuts neon green locks through a series of photos she posted on her Instagram account.

Some of the shots feature the "Whip My Hair" singer in various poses while wearing a tie-dye T-shirt, and some others display her making silly expressions for the camera. She shared each picture with short messages, such as "Rebel Out!" or "I am starting a LAGIT thingy with people around the world like @eeeeeeeeeeb ... Can share ALL of their styles... #uniqlook."
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Brandy Might Name New Album 'Two Eleven' to Remember Whitney Houston

March 05, 2012 06:46:45 GMT


Brandy sparks rumors that she dedicates her upcoming studio album to Whitney Houston. She names the effort "Two Eleven" as a reference to her birthday, which also happens to be the day when she lost her mentor and friend Whitney. On Twitter, she lists the CD for June 2012 release.

Over the weekend, Brandy paid tribute to Whitney when hitting The Factory nightclub for a concert. "If she was here with us now in the physical, this is what I would tell her," she told the crowd before singing her own single "Right Here (Departed)".
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'Once Upon a Time' 1.15 Preview: Red Riding Hood Is No Match to Wolf

March 05, 2012 06:39:42 GMT


Red Riding Hood is teaming up with Snow White in the next episode of "Once Upon a Time". In the fairytale land that was, Ruby turns out to be the girl in the red cap and she yearns to run away with her true love. However, she and her fellow townspeople are virtual prisoners when a wolf continues on its relentless killing spree.

As other villagers are hiding themselves from the monster, Red Riding Hood is the only one who is brave enough to hunt the wolf. Snow White stumbles across the town and Red asks for her help in hunting the wolf, but they soon find out that none of them is a match to the bloodthirsty creature.
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It's Official, 'The Killing' Star Joel Kinnaman Is the New 'RoboCop' in Remake

March 05, 2012 06:33:58 GMT


After going through a long casting to find a leading man, Jose Padilha's upcoming "RoboCop" remake has finally found the right actor to tackle the titular character. Deadline reported that Joel Kinnaman has been sealed to play the main protagonist in the film, which is developed at MGM.

Kinnaman, who is famously known for his portrayal of Stephen Holder on AMC's "The Killing", has been reported to be eyed for the film since February. Before Kinnaman's name emerged as the frontliner, it was long-rumored that Michael Fassbender was offered to star as the cyborg police.
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Christina Hendricks Insists Topless Photo Is Fake, but Admits Phone Was Hacked

March 05, 2012 06:29:55 GMT


Christina Hendricks has become the latest victim of cellphone hackers. Through her representative, the Joan Holloway of "Mad Men" recently confirmed to the press that her photos had been stolen when her phone was hacked. She, however, denied that a topless picture that popped out earlier belongs to her.

"Christina's phone was in fact hacked and photos were stolen," a representative for the 36-year-old actress said on Sunday, March 4. "The proper authorities have been contacted in hopes of rectifying this situation." The rep continued on to stress, "The topless image is fake and not an image of Christina."
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Artist of the Week: Lana Del Rey

March 05, 2012 06:11:10 GMT


Lana Del Rey might face criticisms regarding her performance on "Saturday Night Live", but it didn't stop her star from shining. The singer, who claimed her fame through single "Video Games", broke record with her first major-label album "Born to Die".

Amidst the harsh words she received due to the "SNL" gig, Del Rey beat the odd by debuting at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 200. She became the first female artist, since Jackie Evancho, to have the highest entry on the U.S. album chart through a full-length major label debut.
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George Clooney and Brad Pitt Perform at Star-Studded Gay Marriage Play '8' Reading

March 05, 2012 05:45:39 GMT


George Clooney and Brad Pitt were among A-listers who took part in play reading of "8" in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 3. The high-profile actors joined the one-night-only show taking place at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre to support gay marriage activists.

Clooney took on the role of a lawyer, while Pitt tackled the part of a judge. They were joined by a set of Hollywood's big names, including Martin Sheen, John C. Reilly, Kevin Bacon, Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Matthew Bomer and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
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Piers Morgan Deems Kirk Cameron Brave for Calling Homosexuality 'Destructive'


March 05, 2012 05:05:30 GMT


Amid the controversy caused by the statement he made against homosexuality and gay marriage, Kirk Cameron finds one person who applauded him for having the guts to stick to his belief. When asked to weigh in by TMZ, Piers Morgan of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" deems the Mike Seaver of "Growing Pains" brave.

Acknowledging that many people would find Cameron's views "antiquated," Morgan told the gossip site, "I think that he was pretty brave to say what he said. I felt that he was honest to what he believes." He later took to Twitter to further explain, "Note: definition of word 'brave' is 'ready to endure pain or danger'. And comes from Latin word 'barbarus'."
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'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: George Takei Takes the Blame for Men Team's First Loss

March 05, 2012 05:02:32 GMT


The women team claimed their first victory in the latest episode of "The Celebrity Apprentice", seemingly benefiting from the task which needed women's sense of style. In the Sunday, March 4 outing, the two teams were assigned to create a living window display at Lord & Taylor to promote Ivanka Trump's clothing line.

The women team, led by Dayana Mendoza, chose a time concept, while the men team with George Takei as the project manager seemed a little confused about a theme in the beginning. They finally decided to do a day and night theme using twins.
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Drake Apologizes for Canceling Appearance Due to Stomach Flu

March 05, 2012 04:29:41 GMT


Drake was forced to scrap an appearance at Club Zouk in Dallas after falling ill with stomach flu. The Canadian rapper took to Twitter explain the situation and apologize to his devotees for the cancellation.

"Seeing a doctor about this stomach flu," the Young Money MC informed his followers over the weekend. He added, "UTA gave me life! Sorry to all my family at Club Zouk that I won't be seeing tonight. Be back soon."
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'The Walking Dead' Creator Dishes on Carl's Reaction to Fellow Survivor's Death

March 05, 2012 04:22:48 GMT


After arguing over whether they will kill Randall, the survivors have to bury a man on "The Walking Dead". In a shocking twist, it's not the prisoner who was dead in the latest episode, but it's the man who had been fighting for Randall's life, [SPOILER ALERT!] Dale.

Dale was attacked by a zombie whom Carl baited out of the mud, before Daryl mercifully ended the old man's life. As he realized that he indirectly caused Dale's death, Rick's son will somehow be affected by this tragedy, but his reaction may be different to a child living in a normal world would be.
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Jason Segel Explains Why He Won't Write or Star in 'Muppets' Sequel

March 05, 2012 04:15:03 GMT


It has recently been reported that the man behind "The Muppets" big success, Jason Segel, will not return to its sequel. Weighing in on the swirling rumors, the comedian himself has spoken up to confirm that he will not be committed to the follow-up movie because he wants to "take a little puppet break."

Speaking to Collider during a press junket of his latest dramedy "Jeff Who Lives at Home", Segel claimed that he not only won't be returning as the scribe, but also may not be reprising his role as Gary. "It's true but it's totally amicable," the 32-year-old actor said of his decision.
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'Star Wars' Concept Designer Ralph McQuarrie Remembered by George Lucas and Many Others

March 05, 2012 03:36:05 GMT


"Star Wars" has lost one of its prominent figures. Ralph McQuarrie, the conceptual designer who's responsible for creating the look of Darth Vader, R2-D2, C-3PO and Chewbacca, died this past Saturday, March 3 in his home in Berkeley, California after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. Director George Lucas was quick to pay a tribute.

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of such a visionary artist and such a humble man," the 67-year-old filmmaker wrote on the official Star Wars website. "Ralph McQuarrie was the first person I hired to help me envision Star Wars. His genial contribution, in the form of unequaled production paintings, propelled and inspired all of the cast and crew of the original Star Wars trilogy."
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Taylor Kitsch Is Troubled Civil War Veteran in 'John Carter' 10-Minute Clip

March 05, 2012 03:34:45 GMT


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Five days before opening wide in theaters across the U.S. on Friday, March 9, "John Carter" debuted a 10-minute clip that features some never-before-seen footage. Instead of focusing on spectacular battle scenes in Mars a.k.a Barsoom as highlighted in the previous promo videos, the long snippet offers a longer and better look at the background story of Taylor Kitsch's titular hero.

The fresh clip opens with a scene where Daryl Sabara's Edgar Rice Burroughs is given a journal of his deceased uncle, John Carter. As he begins to read the book, the footage cuts to a flashback scene in 1868 where Carter is involved in a bar brawl.
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'Amazing Race' Recap: Rachel and Dave Use Express Pass, Art and JJ Take the Lead

March 05, 2012 03:20:13 GMT


In the latest episode of "The Amazing Race", nine remaining teams continued their journey by heading to Asuncion, Paraguay. Rachel & Dave started first, but they were joined by Art & JJ, Bopper & Mark and Nary & Jamie on the first plane. The other teams took the second flight which was two hours behind the first one.

As soon as they arrived, the teams faced Detour in which they had to choose between Stacked Up and Strung Out. In Stacked Up, teams must make a 10-by-10 pyramid of watermelons. In Strung Out, meanwhile, teams must properly string a harp, Paraguay's national instrument.
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Calvin Harris' New Song 'Let's Go' Ft. Ne-Yo

March 05, 2012 03:12:19 GMT


After riding high on the success of Rihanna's "We Found Love", Calvin Harris releases another crowd pleaser just in time for the approaching summer. Called "Let's Go", the new material features Ne-Yo and is expected to be included in the DJ's next studio installment.

"Let's go/ Make no excuses now," Ne-Yo sings an invitation to the dance floor over the electro/dance beat. "It's not about what you've done/ It's about what you doing/ It's all about where you going/ No matter where you've been."
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Pippa Middleton Proves Her Skill on Skis by Completing Cross-Country Marathon

March 05, 2012 02:59:10 GMT


Pippa Middleton has taken part in one of the toughest cross-country skiing events in the world. On Sunday, March 4, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, proved her athletic prowess by completing the 88th annual Vasaloppet cross-country ski marathon between Salen and Mora in Sweden.

The 28-year-old joined her brother James and some 15,000 other skiers in the 56-mile race in her effort to raise money for the Magic Breakfast children's charity. Finishing the course in just over 7 hours and 13 minutes, she was the 412th out of 1,734 women contestants to cross the finish line. Her brother, in the meantime, clocked in at 06:47:27.
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'The Hunger Games' Trio All Smiles as They Kick Off U.S. Mall Tour in Los Angeles

March 05, 2012 02:43:42 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth were all on hand to promote their highly anticipated film, "The Hunger Games", during a first stop of the movie's national mall tour. The trio kicked off the event by attending a meet and greet show at Westfield Century City in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 3.

More than 1000 "Hunger Games" fans showed up at the mall over the weekend to get a chance to meet the stars who play Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark and Gale Hawthorne in person. Most of them had been camping out around the location since Friday to be the first in line when the show opened.
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LMFAO Approve Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon's 'Sexy and I Know It' Cover

March 05, 2012 02:34:49 GMT


LMFAO have heard of Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen's "Sexy and I Know It" cover, and the electro/pop group gave their thumbs-up to the funnyman and the Boss. Singing praise to the unlikely duo was one member of the band, Redfoo.

The DJ shared his opinion about the twisted version of their dance track to The Hollywood Reporter, saying, "That's the best thing I've ever seen in my life." He then invited Springsteen and Fallon to join them on tour, "I got two bunks open for those guys on the Party Rock Tour bus."
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Lindsay Lohan-Hosted 'SNL' Posts Second Best Ratings of the Season

March 05, 2012 02:26:32 GMT


Despite criticisms over her "Saturday Night Live" performance, Lindsay Lohan delivered big ratings for the show. The March 3 edition hosted by the "Labor Pains" starlet drew a 5.5 overnight household rating.

It marked the show's highest-scoring regular performance of the season. It only placed behind a January 7 episode hosted by Charles Barkley, which was boosted by a primetime NFL Wild Card playoff game earlier in the evening.
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Justin Bieber Couldn't Get His Hands Off Selena Gomez at 18th Birthday Party


March 05, 2012 02:10:14 GMT


Justin Bieber seems to have his eyes only on Selena Gomez. The "Baby" hitmaker celebrated his 18th birthday last Friday, March 2 with a surprise party thrown by his manager Scooter Braun and mom Patti Mallette at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, but he reportedly couldn't get his hand off his songstress girlfriend throughout the night.

"He was all over Selena the whole time, walking her around by the hand," one inside source informed Us Weekly. "He kept kissing her. It's clear she was the best part of the night for him. He is still so in love with her." Gomez was actually busy filming "Spring Breakers" in Florida, but flew to Los Angeles specially to help Bieber celebrate his big milestone.
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'The Lorax' Breaks Multiple Records as It Opens on Top of Box Office

March 05, 2012 01:50:21 GMT


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Universal Pictures' environmental animated movie "The Lorax" secures the champion title on North American box office with a massive gross on its opening weekend. The family film based on Dr. Seuss' children book grabs a massive $70.2 million, which is far above the studio's expectation.

The satisfying result marks the biggest opening ever for a non-sequel animated pic, breaking the record previously held by Pixar's "The Incredibles" which opened to $70.5 million in 2004. "Lorax" also marks the greatest box office performance by any animated film since 2010's "Toy Story 3", which debuted to $110.3 million, and "Shrek Forever After", which opened to $70.8 million.
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New 'Game of Thrones' Season 2 Trailer: Anyone Can Be Killed

March 05, 2012 01:40:40 GMT


Another new trailer from "Game of Thrones" season 2 has been released ahead of the show's April return. It has a longer look at an epic battle scene, Melisandre in a rite, Robb and his love interest, as well as King Joffrey who seemingly orders his aide to rip off Sansa's dress.

As if summing up what is put at stake by all characters in this medieval series, Arya says toward the end of the video, "Anyone can be killed." All those scenes are set to Florence and the Machine's "Seven Devils", marking the first time the show uses a pop music in its promotional effort.
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Video: Jack White Rocks 'Saturday Night Live' With Two New Songs

March 05, 2012 01:34:30 GMT


Jack White performed on "Saturday Night Live" during the March 3 episode where Lindsay Lohan served as a host. The former member of The White Stripes sang two of his new solo songs from upcoming album "Blunderbuss", which is due in the United States on April 24.

In his first set, Jack crooned "Love Interruption" over mild electric guitar riffs and was accompanied by an all-female band with Ruby Amanfu as a backing vocalist. When returning to the stage for a second performance, he brought an all-male band and rocked out "Sixteen Saltines".
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Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies at 64, Sammy Hagar and Fellow Rockers React

March 05, 2012 01:23:13 GMT


Another legendary rocker has passed away. Influential guitarist Ronnie Montrose, who played with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison and Edgar Winter, died at his home in Millbrae on Saturday, March 3. His booking agent, Jim Douglas, told The Associated Press the 64-year-old had been battling prostate cancer and "personal demons."

A statement regarding the passing of the guitarist, who formed his own band Montrose in 1973 with Sammy Hagar, has been released on his website. "A few months ago, we held a surprise party for Ronnie Montrose's 64th birthday," it began. "He gave an impromptu speech, and told us that after a long life, filled with joy and hardship, he didn't take any of our love for granted."
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William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman to Receive Walk of Fame Stars Together


March 04, 2012 17:27:40 GMT


Married couple William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman will receive the Hollywood Walk of Fame together later this month. They receive a rare showbiz honor as there were only a few number of famous husband-and-wife pairs who get stars next to each other.

The "Shameless" actor and "Desperate Housewives" actress will receive the 2,463rd and 2,464th stars in a special ceremony on March 7. The other famous couples such as Cher and Sonny Bono were honored at separate times, making Macy and Huffman's honor an even rarer occasion. Film producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Richard Donner were the last couple to be honored on the same day.
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Lindsay Lohan Proud of 'SNL' Performance Despite Criticism

March 04, 2012 17:12:37 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's supposed career comeback via "Saturday Night Live" has met criticisms. Many thought she was stumbling through her lines as early as the monologue although she was clearly reading from the cue cards. She was also panned for her surgery-enhanced look.

Nevertheless, the actress reportedly felt that she was doing a great job on Saturday night although she understood that it was not a perfect show. According to TMZ, there were last minute changes made to the monologue such as eliminating the part where she sings. The writers filled out the gap with cameos from Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon.
 
 
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