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April 25, 2012

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Video: Chris Colfer Delivers Emotional Cover of Whitney Houston's 'I Have Nothing' on 'Glee'

April 25, 2012 09:31:57 GMT


FOX has finally aired the Whitney Houston tribute episode of "Glee" on Tuesday, April 24, and some of the performance clips have been made available for viewing pleasure. One of them features Chris Colfer's Kurt singing an emotional cover of "I Have Nothing" that serves as his apology to Darren Criss' Blaine.

Angry Blaine also takes center stage as he performs his rendition of Houston's "It's Not Right But It's Okay" in front of the other members of New Directions. He dedicates the song to "anyone who's ever been cheated on," prompting Heather Morris' Brittany to quip, "Cheetahs have the fastest land speed of any animal."
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New 'Avengers' Clip Sees How Agent Coulson Recruits Steve Rogers

April 25, 2012 08:27:27 GMT


Walt Disney Pictures has unveiled another clip for "The Avengers". This new snippet focuses on a scene where Agent Phil Coulson tells Steve Rogers that he's honored to have Captain America on board. During the conversation, the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent also explains to Steve that he has made some modifications to the Cap's old-schooled uniform.

Steve a.k.a Captain America is among the Earth's Mightiest Heroes recruited by S.H.I.E.L.D., which is led by Nick Fury, to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Along with Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye and The Hulk, the Cap must fight Loki, a genius supervillain no single hero could ever withstand.
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First Teaser of 'Teen Wolf' Season 2: Everyone Wants to Be a Hero

April 25, 2012 08:23:36 GMT


As summer is getting closer, MTV has promoted "Teen Wolf" season 2 that will air during the season. It does not have any footage from the upcoming chapter, but features the major characters standing still with the background of the woods.

Highlighting that the characters may make mistakes despite their intention to do the right thing, it also includes a voiceover to point out, "Everyone wants to be a hero... You hope you'll have what it takes to save someone. But not everyone does. And you'll never know until you're tested. Because when a friend's in trouble, you don't think. You trust the instinct."
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Deion Sanders Slapped With Misdemeanor Simple Assault Charge

April 25, 2012 08:21:29 GMT


Deion Sanders isn't exactly trouble free after his estranged wife, Pilar, got arrested for allegedly attacking him on Monday, April 23. According to police, the former NFL star has been charged with misdemeanor simple assault for his role in the altercation that took place at their mansion in suburban Dallas, Texas.

The Associated Press reported that Deion got the citation, which carries a fine of up to $500, following further investigation by the police. While refusing to offer details, Prosper police spokesman Celso Martinez explained that it "covers any act considered aggressive and could be as simple as touching or defensively jerking away from someone's grip."
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Ray Stevenson Joins 'Dexter' Season 7 as Mafia Leader


April 25, 2012 07:36:21 GMT


"Dexter" has added Ray Stevenson to its cast ensemble for the upcoming seventh season. The Irish actor has landed a recurring role as Isaac, a high-ranking member of a Russian crime ring. He comes to Miami with an agenda to learn who killed one of his associates.

It is not mentioned, though, if Isaac will be the major villain in the new season. Previously, Edward James Olmos and Colin Hanks were hired to play Professor James Gellar and his student Travis Marshall, known as the Doomsday Killers, who were the persons of interest throughout most of the sixth season.
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Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam to Headline Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta

April 25, 2012 07:34:02 GMT


This year's Music Midtown festival in Atlanta will feature performances by such rock bands as Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam. On Tuesday, April 24, the festival's organizers confirmed that the two veteran groups are all set to headline the upcoming 2-day concert to be held at Piedmont Park, Atlanta on September 21 and 22.

The Dave Grohl-fronted band will perform on day one, when such artists as Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, T.I., The Avett Brothers and Van Hunt also took the stage. The Eddie Vedder-fronted group will show up the following day during which Ludacris, Florence and the Machine, Girl Talk, Civil Twilight, L.P. and O'Brother are also lined up.
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Report: Drew Barrymore Is Expecting a Baby Girl

April 25, 2012 07:31:36 GMT


Words have run rampant that Drew Barrymore is expecting her first child with fiance Will Kopelman. While the Edith Bouvier Beale of "Grey Gardens" remained mum over the swirling speculations, it is suggested that she is having a baby girl. An insider told Life & Style, "She's so excited."

The 37-year-old actress herself has admitted in the past that she would love to have a daughter of her own. "I feel I'm sort of surrounded by children and I do feel I'm going to have a child at some point," she said. "Maybe a little girl. I feel it, but I don't know if it's going to happen. We'll just have to wait and see."
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Video: Natasha Bedingfield and Boyz II Men Perform on 'Dancing with the Stars'

April 25, 2012 06:49:30 GMT


Natasha Bedingfield and Boyz II Men have entertained "Dancing with the Stars" audience on the night Gladys Knight was sent packing. The British pop singer performed live her new song "Wild Horses" as the R&B trio returned to the ballroom to sing their latest single "One More Dance".

Both performances were highlighted by a dance number. 17-year-old ballerina Michaela DePrince showed off her dance skills as Bedingfield delivered her tune with piano accompaniment, and pro-dancers Dmitry Chaplin and Anna Trebunskaya took the ballroom floor when Boyz II Men sang the song off their 20th anniversary album, "Twenty".
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Video: Barack Obama Slow Jams for Student Loans on Jimmy Fallon's Show


April 25, 2012 06:31:29 GMT


Jimmy Fallon has got Barack Obama as his duet partner to slow jam the news on his late night show Tuesday, April 24. The comedian invited the U.S. President to perform before the audience at University of North Carolina and address student loan interest rates.

"I'm President Barack Obama," so the leader of the country introduced himself as he appeared on the stage, which was welcomed with a loud cheer. "And I, too, want to slow jam the news." He then delivered his line, "What we've said is simple: now is not the time to make school more expensive for our young people."
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Scarlett Johansson Exits 'Iron Man 3', Hong Kong Star Andy Lau in Talks to Join

April 25, 2012 06:28:20 GMT


While her name appears on the casting calls of "Iron Man 3", Scarlett Johansson has made it clear that she will not return to the third armored hero movie. The Black Widow depicter confirmed her departure to Screen Rant by claiming that she would not reprise her role as Black Widow in the next "Iron Man" film.

Though she will not join Robert Downey Jr.'s adventure as Tony Stark in his third movie, Johansson did admit that she hopes there will be a standalone movie for Black Widow. The 27-year-old actress revealed that she has pitched the idea of a Jason Bourne-esque superhero movie about the gun-wielding female agent.
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'The Voice' Semifinalists Unveiled as Adam Levine and Cee-Lo Axe Two More Singers


April 25, 2012 05:00:54 GMT


Adam Levine and Cee-Lo Green have got their top 2 singers each. On Tuesday, April 24, the Maroon 5 frontman had to choose between Katrina Parker and Mathai after Tony Lucca was saved by America's votes.

Singing for the life, Katrina delivered a full-voiced performance of Pink's "Perfect" while Mathai went country with Carrie Underwood's "Cowboy Casanova". Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera said they would save Katrina, and Adam agreed with them.
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Martin Lawrence and Wife Mutually Decided to Divorce

April 25, 2012 04:48:57 GMT


Another Hollywood marriage has crumbled down. Martin Lawrence and his wife, Shamicka, have decided to call it quits after 17 years together. A representative for the "Death at a Funeral" actor confirmed the news, telling PEOPLE, "Martin and Shamicka Lawrence have decided to divorce. The couple has made the joint decision to part ways."

The now-estranged couple had been together for 15 years before getting married in 2010 at their home in Beverly Hills, California. Among the 120 wedding guests invited to the intimate ceremony were fellow actors Eddie Murphy and Denzel Washington. They have two daughters together, Amara and Iyana.
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Pixar Announces Three New Projects at CinemaCon 2012

April 25, 2012 04:17:49 GMT


Pixar Animation Studios has announced details on a number of its upcoming projects at the 2012 CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 24. The forthcoming films include an untitled Pixar Movie about the Dia de los Muertos, an untitled Pixar Movie that takes you inside the mind and "The Good Dinosaur".

The animation studio announced that it has tapped "Toy Story 3" helmer Lee Unkrich and producer Darla Anderson for the movie about Mexican holiday to honor the dead, known as Dia de los Muertos. No other details were revealed about the new project, but Pixar confirmed that it will be an original story and not be based on any previous source material.
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Pics: John Cusack Honored With a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

April 25, 2012 04:10:25 GMT


John Cusack has become the latest actor being presented with his star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. On Tuesday, April 24, the "Being John Malkovich" actor was honored with the 2,469th star at the unveiling ceremony, which was held in front of the Larry Edmunds Bookshop on Hollywood Boulevard.

Celebrated for his accomplishments in his nearly 30-year career, the 45-year-old actor received his star from Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president Leron Gubler. On hand to deliver pleasing speech about him was his sister Joan Cusack and three fellow actors, Billy Bob Thornton, Jack Black and Dan Aykroyd. Also present at the ceremony was director-producer Joe Roth.
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Justin Bieber Pens Song About Paternity Claim, to Debut 'Boyfriend' Video May 2

April 25, 2012 04:00:28 GMT


Justin Bieber isn't done hitting back at Mariah Yeater, who accused him of fathering her child. After using a "Borat" video to mock the 20-year-old girl, the Canadian teen heartthrob revealed he has written a song about the baby daddy accuser.

"There's a song about that girl - Mariah Yeater - that said she was gonna have my baby," so the boyfriend of Selena Gomez told reporters in London on Monday, April 23 night when asked about his inspirations behind songs for his upcoming album "Believe".
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Nicki Minaj Reactivates Twitter Account Nine Days After Deleting It

April 25, 2012 03:29:23 GMT


It doesn't take long for Nicki Minaj to make her return to Twitter. The "Starships" raptress has reactivated her account around nine days after she furiously deleted it on April 15 following disagreement with some followers. While she has yet to tweet anything, more than 1 million users have been back following her again at the time of publication.

The 29-year-old pulled the plug on her account on the social networking site shortly after blocking fan site NickiDaily.com for posting songs from "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" ahead of its April 3 release in the United States. Her final tweet, at the time, read, "Like seriously, its but so much a person can take. Good f**king bye."
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Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy Get Violent in First 'Lawless' Trailer

April 25, 2012 03:06:50 GMT


Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy get brutal in the first trailer for John Hillcoat's "Lawless (2012)". Coming out via Yahoo! Movies, the gritty trailer shows Shia and Tom as two of the three Bondurant brothers who have troubles with a gangster leader (Gary Oldman) and a dubious deputy (Guy Pearce) for running an illegal business.

"Lawless" is adapted from a historical novel of the same name by Matt Bondurant. The film revolves around the three Bondurant brothers who run a small-scale moonshining family business. They later find their bootlegging business under threat in Prohibition-era Franklin County, Virginia. The story is based on a true story of Matt's grandfather and great uncles.
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Heidi Klum Covers Nudity With Body Paint for Beauty Brand Ad


April 25, 2012 02:49:20 GMT


Heidi Klum has stripped naked for another photo shoot. Having posed in the buff for the May issue of Allure magazine recently, the "Project Runway" host made use of her personal site on Tuesday, April 24 to uncover a picture of her lying against a white backdrop in nothing but colorful body paint.

In the posting, the 38-year-old supermodel dished that the colorful image came from her latest photo shoot with Astor Cosmetics, and was done to celebrate the beauty brand's 60th anniversary of the brand. She went on to reveal that the intricate body paint design was the work of makeup artist Joanne Gair, and took 12 hours to complete.
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'Dancing with the Stars': Eliminated Gladys Knight Overjoyed at the Experience

April 25, 2012 02:41:05 GMT


Gladys Knight has become the latest contestant who got axed from "Dancing with the Stars" season 14. The soul music singer landed on the bottom two along with Roshon Fegan, leaving them to face against each other in a dance duel on Tuesday, April 24 night.

After the two danced a jive to Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now", the judges are divided 2-1 for Roshon's favor. Carrie Ann Inaba wanted to save Gladys, but Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli rooted for the Disney star.
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'Amazing Spider-Man 2' to Be Written by 'Star Trek' Screenwriters

April 25, 2012 02:18:46 GMT


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"The Amazing Spider-Man" has yet to open in the U.S. theaters, but already Sony Pictures has tapped screenwriters for its sequel. On Tuesday, April 24, the studio announced that it has picked "Star Trek" scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman to pen the script for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2".

On tapping the scribe duo for the next Spidey film, producer Matt Tolmach said, "Alex and Bob have a unique ability to writer great character and spectacular action that makes them pitch perfect for Spider-Man." He added, "They've been friends of ours for a long time and they have an exciting take on the franchise - we're thrilled to have them join the Spider-Man family."
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'Glee' 3.18 Preview: Rachel and Kurt Audition for Whoopi Goldberg

April 25, 2012 02:09:50 GMT


Rachel and Kurt's big day is coming in the next episode of "Glee" as they finally get to audition for NYADA. The two are gearing up for what they have prepared, but their nerves are rattled when they find out they will be performing for the dean, Carmen Tibideaux, portrayed by Whoopi Goldberg.

Back at McKinley High, Coach Beiste reveals a secret. Sue assumes Will has a problem on his hand, but she and Coach Roz are going to take care of it. Meanwhile, Puck's father shows up in Lima, which results in Puck making a decision about his future.
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Video Premiere: The Wanted's 'Chasing the Sun'

April 25, 2012 02:04:57 GMT


The Wanted are giving a treat to their fans with the unveiling of a brand new music video for their second U.S. single, "Chasing the Sun". Making its debut Tuesday, April 24 during "MTV First: The Wanted", the three-minute clip sees the British boyband mysteriously getting tattoos in the shape of a sunburst in their hands and arms after a brief interaction with some beautiful ladies.

Despite their curiosity over the tattoo, the boys hang out with the hotties, going from one nightclub to another. Near the end of the video, they get into another exclusive club and find themselves making out with the girls, whose identity are finally revealed when they sink their teeth into the necks of each of the boys.
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'The Hobbit' 48fps Footage Draws Mixed Reactions at CinemaCon

April 25, 2012 01:46:57 GMT


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As scheduled, a 48 frame per second footage from Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was screened at the 2012 CinemaCon on Tuesday, April 24. Despite the nearly flawless high-definition technology displayed in it, the 10-minute preview apparently drew mixed reactions from the audience. Some of them remained pessimistic about the new technology used in the movie, though the others admitted to be impressed by the preview.

The clip itself opened with a New Zealand landscape which appears clearer than the images in most nature documentaries. Los Angeles Times described the scene as "hyper-realistic." The effect was changed when applied to scenes involving the actors, whose every move was crystal clear. Some attendees complained the footage "didn't feel enough like a traditional film."
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Jack White to Make Film Scoring Debut on Johnny Depp's 'The Lone Ranger'

April 25, 2012 01:20:44 GMT


Having just released his first solo album "Blunderbuss", Jack White is set to make his first foray into feature film scoring on "The Lone Ranger". The Walt Disney Studios has announced that the former The White Stripes member will write, produce and perform score for the adaptation movie starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer.

"Jack's an amazing songwriter with a unique style," producer Jerry Bruckheimer told Variety. "We're thrilled to hear his fresh take on the William Tell Overture." On who proposed the idea to hire White as a scorer, the filmmaker revealed, "Gore [Verbinski - director] hatched the idea and Johnny was thrilled with it. We're all very excited to have him on board."
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Jack Osbourne Names Newborn Baby Girl Pearl

April 25, 2012 01:03:37 GMT


Jack Osbourne has officially become a father to a baby girl. HELLO! Magazine has just broken the news that the 26-year-old son of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne and his fiancee Lisa Stelly have welcomed their first child together, and they named their bundle of joy Pearl.

"HELLO! can exclusively announce the safe arrival of @MrJackO & @lisamarstelly 's baby girl Pearl weighing 8lb 6oz," so wrote the magazine's editor Rosie Nixon on her Twitter page. "Love & congrats to them!" The tweet has since been retweeted by both Jack and his older sister Kelly Osbourne.
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'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Renewed Until Season 9

April 24, 2012 20:35:59 GMT


The Kardashians are here to stay. Their reality show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" has just been renewed by E! for three more years including the upcoming 18-episode seventh season which kicks off May 20.

The show will feature all the family members such as Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Rob Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Scott Disick, the parents and the youngest sisters, Kendall and Kylie. Under the new deal, the clan will automatically give the first-look exclusives for the show.
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The Saturdays to Film Reality Show for E!

April 24, 2012 20:14:54 GMT


British girl-group The Saturdays have scored a reality show that will air on E! The show, which is not yet titled, will follow the fivesome's personal and professional lives as they move to Los Angeles and conquer the continent with their music and charm.

The girls' personal lives will contribute much to the show. Pretty blond Mollie King was recently linked to Prince Harry although she shut down the rumors. But she did not deny her close relationship with the royal, tweeting, "Guys I'm getting lots of tweets about Prince Harry but as i said last wk,i'm not dating him & we're not in a relationship. We're just friends."
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Armie Hammer, Ben Kingsley, John Malkovich Co-Starring in 'Cut Bank'


April 24, 2012 19:52:45 GMT


Indie crime drama "Cut Bank" will feature star-heavy ensemble cast including Armie Hammer, Ben Kingsley and John Malkovich. The trio of males will lead in the movie which script by Roberto Patino was lauded in the 2009 Black List.

In the official announcement on Tuesday, April 24, Entertainment One (eOne) announced, "We at eOne Films International are proud and delighted to be representing Cut Bank. It's rare to find a project that is such a compelling read with top notch cast and an exciting new director attached." Matt Shakman, who has directed episodes of "Mad Men" and "Six Feet Under" will make his feature debut.
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Lindsay and Michael Lohan React to Rosie O'Donnell Diss


April 24, 2012 19:19:57 GMT


Both Lindsay Lohan and her father Michael are not keeping quiet after Rosie O'Donnell talked bad about the actress on NBC's "Today". Rosie took a jab at Lindsay for portraying Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming Lifetime TV movie, saying "I don't think she's right for the role, and I don't think she's capable at this point of doing what's needed to portray that character. I think the interest level in her has waned significantly."

Through her representative, Lindsay responded in a statement to E! News, "I think Rosie should focus on her own career and stop worrying about everyone else's." But her father wasn't keeping the nice words. "Who the hell is Rosie O'Donnell to judge anyone, especially Lindsay, who has far more talent than Rosie ever had?" he told TMZ.
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2012 BAFTA TV Awards Nominations Led by Serial Killer Drama

April 24, 2012 19:00:56 GMT


Serial killer drama "Appropriate Adult" picks up four nominations at the 2012 BAFTA TV Awards. Dominic West who portrays serial killer Fred West is nominated for lead actor while co-star Emily Watson who plays the "appropriate adult" is vying for lead actress. The program, which is criticized as exaggeration of the actual murder case, is also nominated in best supporting actress for Monica Dolan and best mini-series.

Coming second in terms of the number is BBC's "Sherlock" with three. All the nods are for its cast, Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead actor category for portraying the titular character, Martin Freeman and Andrew Scott in supporting actor as Watson and Moriarty respectively. Also taking three is Channel 4's "This is England '88".
 
 
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