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Guide to 2012 Fall TV Series (Part 3 of 3)

July 19, 2012 09:49:01 GMT


If you prefer shows that will help you relax to those which will pump your adrenaline, some titles discussed in the last part of AceShowbiz's Guide to 2012 Fall TV Series could be your perfect choices. With silly jokes, real-life inspiring journey and romantic story, comedies, dramas and reality series will cheer you up after a hard day at work.

"How I Met Your Mother", for example, is guaranteed to make you giggle with more unusual stories as Ted is close to unveil the identity of his future wife. "Once Upon a Time" will let you indulge in your imaginations with more fairytale characters brought into the modern day, while "The Vampire Diaries" continues the complicated love triangle between the Salvatore brothers and Elena, who has just been turned into a vampire.
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Guide to 2012 Fall TV Series (Part 2 of 3)

July 19, 2012 09:20:01 GMT


AceShowbiz's Guide to 2012 Fall TV Series continues with the discussion about some of the TV series whose returns are highly anticipated. Listed in this second part are those kinds of returning shows that will keep your hearts pacing with their full of suspense storylines, some of which even intrigue you to join the investigation and solve the case.

"Dexter" is back with an answer to what happens to the beloved characters after the shocking revelation in last season's finale, while "The Walking Dead" continues the risky journey of survivors in the post-apocalyptic world where zombies are humans' biggest fear. On the other hand, "Fringe" is given one last chance to bid goodbye to fans, but not before the characters complete a big mission to save the world.
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Guide to 2012 Fall TV Series (Part 1 of 3)

July 19, 2012 09:02:48 GMT


As you prepare to go back to routine after the summer holiday, TV networks are lining up a bunch of entertainments that will accompany you to enjoy the night after work. While still bringing back some of your favorite programs this fall, they also have some new shows which could provide more options to watch, from horror to comedy.

To give a quick overview of these upcoming shows, AceShowbiz presents Guide to 2012 Fall TV Series, the first part of which highlights some of the rookies. The spooky "666 Park Avenue", the action-packed "Arrow", the thrilling yet romantic "Beauty and the Beast", as well as the ticklish "The Mindy Project" are just some of these freshmen that will be rolled out for your pleasure.
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Cee-Lo Green's 'Loberace' Show in Las Vegas Gets Postponed

July 19, 2012 08:55:21 GMT


Cee-Lo Green has officially postponed a string of his Las Vegas performances called "Loberace". The show was supposed to debut on August 29 this year, just a few days before the premiere of the third season of "The Voice", but it has now been moved to next year.

"It's always been a dream of mine to be among the great music legends who have had a Las Vegas residency and I was very much looking forward to launching Loberace this year," he said. "But as we move into the third season of The Voice, with my dedicated commitment to the filming schedule and love for my role on the show, I will need to postpone the opening of 'Loberace' to early 2013."
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Video Premiere: Ne-Yo's 'Let Me Love You'

July 19, 2012 08:46:00 GMT


Ne-Yo dropped his latest single "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" earlier this month. The R&B crooner has now followed it up with a video to go along with the track.

The video starts with camera rapidly closing in on Ne-Yo who is standing on a stage in a warehouse. His leading lady is later introduced in a scene which shows her standing alone on the beach. They are seen canoodling in another scene.
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'Castle' First Season 5 Promo: It's Getting Arresting

July 19, 2012 08:36:50 GMT


Castle and Beckett have been very helpful for each other, but they are getting more attached in the upcoming season 5. The first promo for the next chapter of "Castle" has made its way out online, hinting that the romance between the novelist and the detective will be a major part in the storyline. "They've finally crossed the line... Now things will really get arresting," so a narrator says in the video, which does not include new footage.

Meanwhile, a glimpse at the new season was recently obtained in a form of set photos. One of the pictures shows Stana Katic (Beckett) filming a scene in her character's living room, while another shot sees her talking with Seamus Dever (Ryan) in what seems to be Castle's kitchen.
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GQ Responds to Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Complaint About 'Incorrect' Fact

July 19, 2012 08:30:01 GMT


GQ replied to its cover boy Joseph Gordon-Levitt's protest about its article mentioning that his brother "died of an alleged drug overdose in 2010." While the magazine "understood the pain Dan's passing caused the Gordon-Levitt family," it refused to change the description of how his brother died.

"The Dark Knight Rises" star believed its writer Amy Wallace wrote the article based on "a handful of gossip websites," but the magazine defended her. "The story sought to be respectful - and brief - in the way it described his death, which GQ felt was a relevant fact in Joseph Gordon-Levitt's biography," it explained.
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Photos: Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo Enjoy Ice Cream Date on 'Song' Set

July 19, 2012 08:23:59 GMT


After previously being caught on camera filming a date scene with Adam Levine, Keira Knightley has been photographed shooting another outdoor scene with Mark Ruffalo. Along with co-star Hailee Steinfeld, the two were spotted at a park in New York City on Wednesday afternoon, July 18 while filming "Can a Song Save Your Life?".

Sharing laughters on the set, Knightley and Ruffalo sat on a bench and enjoyed some ice cream. The former looked pretty in a red plaid dress, while the latter donned a dark blue suit atop his gray casual shirt. Steinfeld, meanwhile, joined them while baring her toned midriff in a tied white shirt and blue hotpants.
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Video: Florence and the Machine Perform on 'GMA' After Vocal Injury

July 19, 2012 07:50:58 GMT


Florence Welch along with the rest of Florence and the Machine performed live on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, July 18. The performance happened after the frontwoman recovered from a recent vocal injury that forced them to cancel two performances in Europe.

The group appeared on the morning show to promote their new single "Spectrum" which is currently the top song in the United Kingdom. "I'm good, yeah. It still works apparently," the British singer joked about her current condition before performing with her seven-piece band.
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'Pretty Little Liars' Creator to Adapt Demi Moore's 'Now and Then' for Small Screen

July 19, 2012 07:41:27 GMT


After creating the popular TV series "Pretty Little Liars", Marlene King may bring another show to ABC Family. It has been confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter that the writer is developing a new project based on 1995's movie "Now and Then" for the network.

Details of the upcoming TV series are very scarce, but it is reported to be in early stages of development. King also penned the script for the film, which starred Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell and Melanie Griffith among others.
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Weight Watchers Denies Giving Jessica Simpson Deadline to Lose Weight

July 19, 2012 07:32:49 GMT


There's no deadline for Jessica Simpson to lose her post-baby fat, a spokesperson for Weight Watchers tells PEOPLE. "Weight Watchers is in it for the long haul," the rep says. "We're with her 100 percent as she develops a whole new relationship with food and activity."

Previously, it was rumored that the new mom had to shed 20 to 30 pounds of her weight by the end of August or she wouldn't receive her paycheck. She allegedly signed a deal worth of $4 million as a new spokesmodel for the weight loss company.
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'Glee' Star Chris Colfer Already Plans an 'Asylum-Set' Film for Next Project

July 19, 2012 07:12:48 GMT


Fresh off his big screen stint in "Struck by Lightning", Chris Colfer already plans a new movie project. The Kurt Hummel of "Glee" is preparing a movie which is going to be set in an "insane asylum in the 1930s." A far cry from his previous high school comedy movies, this new one is said to be a lot grittier.

"Yeah, it's a little different than 'The Land of Stories' and 'Struck by Lightning'," the Golden Globe winner tells MTV News about his untitled project in which he will also serve as the scribe. "Just a little bit [different] but, yeah..."
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Justin Bieber Shakes Off Boyish Image for 'Manly' Look on Rolling Stone Cover


July 19, 2012 07:09:10 GMT


Justin Bieber doesn't want to be looked at as a kid anymore. The "Boyfriend" hitmaker shows off his "manly" side when posing as a cover boy on the front page of Rolling Stone's latest issue. He flaunts his muscles in a white wife beater.

At 18 years old, Bieber is dubbed "hot ready legal" in the magazine's new edition that goes on sale July 20. "I feel like I carry myself in a more manly way," he confirms the title in an interview for the cover story. "I don't carry myself as a boy."
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'So You Think You Can Dance': Four Gome Home in the First Season 9 Eliminations

July 19, 2012 06:51:32 GMT


After an episode without elimination, "So You Think You Can Dance" brought four of its contestants to meet the chopping block on Wednesday, July 18. Before the results were announced, however, the Top 20 dancers performed once again in a pair.

Lindsay and Cole did a hip-hop routine to Lady GaGa's "Teeth". Nigel Lythgoe praised Cole's "good characterization," but Lindsay was deemed "a little immature" in her role. Amelia and Will showed up next to do a contemporary number. Guest judge Adam Shankman gave a standing ovation, while Nigel called them "brilliant dancers."
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Gwyneth Paltrow to Show Cooking Skill in 'Blood, Bones and Butter'

July 19, 2012 06:33:53 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow might show off her cooking skill in her upcoming film. The Hollywood Reporters has shared the news that the Pepper Potts in the "Iron Man" film franchise is in talks to tackle the leading role in "Blood, Bones & Butter", a movie based on Gabrielle Hamilton's 2011 foodie memoir.

The memoir revolves around Hamilton's background story. The owner of New York's Prune restaurant is the youngest of five siblings. Her mother was a French and her father was an artist who made the sets for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The book also highlights her unorthodox way to become a top chef.
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Sage's Cousin Regrets Angry Message, Sylvester Stallone Hires Private Detective


July 19, 2012 06:22:09 GMT


Soon after his rant about Sylvester Stallone's supposed estranged relationship with Sage was picked up by media, Edd Filiti took to his Facebook to express his regret of posting such story. The son of Sly's half-sister Toni Ann claimed he wrote the message "in a moment of sheer panic."

"I couldn't even breathe i was so angry and confused when i wrote them, and i regret doing so, i deleted them 10 minutes l8r," Filiti explained. In the same posting, he also slammed whoever taking the screenshot of the message and accused him/her of profiting from his family's ordeal.
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Ryan Reynolds Comes to 'Family Guy' as the Original Son of God

July 19, 2012 04:58:00 GMT


Ryan Reynolds will make a cameo in an upcoming Christmas episode of "Family Guy". The 35-year-old Canadian actor has signed up to lend his voice to a character who doesn't exist in biblical history, but is related to Jesus.

Entertainment Weekly reports that the boyfriend of Blake Lively will guest star as the original son of God. Executive producer Mark Hentemann describes the character, "He's God's previous attempt at an immaculate conception - his first son that didn't quite work out."
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Video Premiere: Nelly Furtado's 'Spirit Indestructible'

July 19, 2012 04:43:30 GMT


Nelly Furtado's music video for her latest single "Spirit Indestructible" comes out. The video starts off with the singer performing on a stage in a theater with a little boy on a piano. When the beat drops, the Canadian songstress is suddenly transported to the top of a snowy mountain.

Various natural elements are used in this video. The singer is seen dancing around a bonfire and walking with some tribal drummers and a large body of water in the background. At the end of the video, she is turned into dust and carried by the wind.
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The Who Announce 36-Date 'Quadrophenia' Tour

July 19, 2012 04:28:13 GMT


After a four-year break, The Who have announced they will be back on the road with their rock opera, "Quadrophenia". The band announced the 36-date tour in a press conference on Wednesday, July 18.

"We've been anxious to work together before we drop dead," said Pete Townshend about the upcoming tour. "I don't know how many more years I'll be able to sing this music," added Roger Daltrey. The band will play the entire classic album on their tour.
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Stefano Langone on J.Lo and Steven Tyler's Exits From 'American Idol': It's a Smart Move

July 19, 2012 04:14:55 GMT


While some fans were shocked when Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler announced their exits from "American Idol", Stefano Langone says he "wasn't surprised at all, especially with Jennifer Lopez." Calling it "a smart move on both parts," the "I'm on a Roll" singer thinks it's time for a change in the judge line-up.

"I think it's time for them to say, 'OK, let's have that same effect that we did two years ago when we brought in the judges and had the best reviews in the world,' " Langone said, believing that the shake-up may help in increasing the show's ratings.
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George Clooney and Stacy Keibler Vacation With Their Parents

July 19, 2012 04:05:54 GMT


It seems that George Clooney, 51, and Stacy Keibler, 32, are ready to take their relationship to the next level. The celebrity couple met each other's parents when they spent holiday in his villa on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy recently.

Stacy was seen enjoying ice creams with her parents Gary and Patricia. In another picture, George's parents Nick and Nina went sightseeing in the town. There's also a photo that showed the "Ocean's Thirteen" star had bonding time with Gary.
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Lindsay Lohan's 'The Canyons' Teaser Trailer Is All About Los Angeles

July 19, 2012 04:03:26 GMT


Building the anticipation to Lindsay Lohan's upcoming performance in "The Canyons", a teaser trailer for the movie has been made available for viewing pleasure. Instead of highlighting Lohan and her co-star James Deen, the promo video presents a gorgeous montage of various iconic spots in Los Angeles.

Lohan has started her working days on "The Canyons" set since last week. She has recently been snapped filming what seemed to be a love scene with Deen on bed. Deen himself has confirmed to E! News that there will be "sex scenes" between him and LiLo in the movie.
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Tom Cruise Takes Suri on Helicopter Ride on Second-Day Reunion

July 19, 2012 03:33:28 GMT


Tom Cruise treated his daughter with Katie Holmes, Suri, to a helicopter ride on the second day of their reunion in New York City. They left Robert De Niro's Greenwich Hotel in Manhattan's Lower West Side in a chauffeur-driven black Chevy Suburban to a helicopter pad on the West Side Highway.

The father/daughter duo wore the same outfits they donned the day before. The "Mission: Impossible" star was clad in a light blue button-down, Ralph Lauren jeans, Timberland work boots and sunglasses, while his little girl donned an orange shift dress.
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Jimmy Kimmel Tapped as Last Minute Replacement to Announce Emmy Nominations

July 19, 2012 03:19:22 GMT


Jimmy Kimmel has signed up as an announcer for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, just hours before the ceremony is set to take place on Thursday, July 19 at 8:40 A.M. ET in Los Angeles. He replaces "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman, who "regretfully" won't be able to make it in time for the show because of bad weather travel delays on the East Coast.

Kimmel will join "Scandal" lead actress Kerry Washington in announcing the nods. The comedian, who is slated to host the prize-giving event on September 23, has been previously scheduled to preside over the nominations announcement live at 7 P.M. ET.
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Possible Fight Scene of 'Man of Steel' Exposes the Hero's Super Strength

July 19, 2012 03:16:25 GMT


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Following its much-talked-about presentation at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con last week, "Man of Steel" sparks various rumors among fans who attended the convention. Among those which swirl on the web is a report about a possible fight scene in the upcoming Superman movie.

It's Bleeding Cool which claims to have heard words at Comic-Con about a brief detail of "one specific scene in particular." The site describes an action-packed scene where [SPOILER ALERT!] the titular Kryptonian superhero "breaks apart a building and uses the building itself as a weapon in some kind of 'super martial art' fashion." The site dubs the scene "girders as throwing stars."
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Viacom and DirecTV Slam Each Other as Negotiations Are at an Impasse

July 19, 2012 02:39:50 GMT


It seems that Viacom and DirecTV's road to reach a new deal is getting rockier. More than a week since the broadcast satellite service provider yanked off Viacom-owned channels, the two companies haven't reached a new deal and even are involved in war of words online.

Giving an update on their negotiations, Viacom wrote on its blog Wednesday, July 18 that their talks showed no progress, although it has made several compromise proposals in the past few days. "It's now clear that they have no intention of working with us to expedite a resolution," it said, blaming DirecTV which "has moved backwards significantly and created more obstacles to reaching an agreement."
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Jeremy Renner Goes Wild in First Clip for 'The Bourne Legacy'

July 19, 2012 02:39:40 GMT


Jeremy Renner performs a death-defying stunt in a first clip for "The Bourne Legacy" which comes out via IGN. Hunted down by a number of cops in what looks like an Asian country, Renner shows off his parkour skill as he jumps from one rooftop to another. After seeing Rachel Weisz in danger of being caught by the police, he slides down into a narrow alley and fights the gun-wielding cops empty-handedly.

"Bourne Legacy" follows a new hero called Aaron Cross (Renner) whose life-or-death stakes have been triggered by the events of the first three films. Further details about the movie are still kept under wraps, but Renner promised the fourth movie will be "bigger" and "more expansive" compared to its predecessors.
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Zac Brown Band and Frank Ocean Debut High on Billboard 200

July 19, 2012 02:35:53 GMT


Country group Zac Brown Band scored their second No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 when their album "Uncaged" debuted atop the chart on July 18, Wednesday. The album managed to sell 234,000 units on its opening week, overshadowing the band's previous release, "You Get What You Give", which sold 153,000 when it was released in 2010.

Industry sources predicted that the album could possibly move 220,000 copies but it did much better than that. The sales were perhaps aided by the band's promotion which included TV performances on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" on July 11 and on NBC's "Today" on July 13. While it wasn't specified, it was suggested that around 25,000 to 30,000 of the sales were from Amazon's MP3 sale that's set at $3.99.
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Halle Berry's On-Set Injury Not Serious Enough to Warrant Investigation

July 19, 2012 02:19:44 GMT


Halle Berry's on-set accident won't be investigated, a state official told Los Angeles Times. The head injury she got during the filming of her new thriller "The Hive" in Los Angeles is not serious enough to require investigation by the Safety and Health Administration.

"The incident was not reported to Cal/OSHA and was not required to be reported," the federal agency spokesperson Peter Melton commented on the accident. "She was released from the hospital quickly, so we will not be investigating."
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'The Butler' Finds Its President Eisenhower in Robin Williams

July 19, 2012 02:02:23 GMT


Another acclaimed actor has been added to Lee Daniels' upcoming high-end drama, "The Butler". On Wednesday, July 18, it was announced that Oscar winner Robin Williams has been cast as President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the true story movie.

Williams is scheduled to begin filming later this July in New Orleans. He will join other notable cast members, including Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Vanessa Redgrave, Alex Pettyfer, John Cusack, Terrence Howard, Liam Neeson, Jane Fonda and Alan Rickman among others.
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'Dexter' Casts 'Heroes' Alum as Investigative Writer

July 19, 2012 01:42:51 GMT


Santiago Cabrera is going to conduct his own investigation in season 7 of "Dexter". The Chilean actor will guest star in some episodes of the Showtime thriller series as Ethan Price, a charming investigative writer of true crime books about famous murders. It's still unknown which case that Price will be investigating.

Previously, the Michael C. Hall-starring drama has nabbed "Chuck" alumna Yvonne Strahovski to play Hannah McKay, a woman with a past that she's struggled to put behind. She comes into the story as Miami Metro Homicide asks her help in solving some old cases.
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Beyonce Knowles Gives Good Look at Baby Blue Ivy's Face


July 19, 2012 01:30:45 GMT


Months after Beyonce Knowles showed off her newborn daughter Blue Ivy in a series of pictures, the face of the now 6-month-old baby is revealed. A sneaky fan managed to capture Queen Bey and her little girl during a recent shopping trip in New York City.

Beyonce took Ivy, who looked adorable with her wild curly hair, to Bergdorf Goodman. The new mom rocked a red mini dress, braided hair, red-flaming lipstick and big hoop earrings, while her little girl wore a white number and terra-cotta-colored pants.
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Christopher Nolan Justifies 'Dark Knight Rises' Fans' Anger at Negative Reviewers

July 19, 2012 01:22:14 GMT


Director Christopher Nolan has finally responded to recent issue that some "The Dark Knight Rises" overzealous fans blasted critics who gave negative reviews on his Batman movie. Defending those fans, Nolan stated that the angry reaction was normal judging that the Caped Crusader is adored by many people and has "a huge appeal."

"I think the fans are very passionate about these characters the way a lot of people are very passionate," the English filmmaker told reporters while attending the London premiere of the film on Wednesday, July 18. "Batman's been around for over 70 years and there's a reason for that. He has a huge appeal, so I think you know people certainly respond to the character."
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Amy Adams Re-Teams With David O. Russell for 'Bullshit'

July 18, 2012 19:32:49 GMT


Amy Adams is to lead David O. Russell's untitled film which was previously known as "American Bullshit". The actress has previously worked with Russell in "The Fighter" and would have reunion with Christian Bale as well had he not quit "Bullshit" this week.

Adams is to step in the real-life role of Maxine "Max" Gardner, mistress and co-conspirator of a con artist. Pic is based on the true story of a notorious financial con artist and his mistress who were forced to work with an intense and ambitious FBI agent to turn the tables on other con artists, mobsters and politicians.
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Sofia Vergara Beats Kim Kardashian as Highest Earning Woman on TV

July 18, 2012 19:05:25 GMT


Sofia Vergara is named the highest earning woman on U.S. television by Forbes, beating Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria by few million dollars. Vergara owes her $19 million earnings over the past year to her hit show "Modern Family" as well as numerous endorsements including Burger King and CoverGirl.

According to Forbes, the 40-year-old Colombian actress earns $7 million from television and $12 million from other projects. Her Hispanic roots help her to appeal to both English and Spanish audience and buyers. The magazine calls Vergara the biggest cross-over star since Desi Arnaz left the airwaves.
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'Law and Order: SVU' Lands Paget Brewster for Season 14 Premiere

July 18, 2012 18:38:55 GMT


Paget Brewster's first choice to return to television is "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". The former "Criminal Minds" star has signed up for a guest appearance on the two-hour season 14 premiere which is scheduled to air on September 26.

THR, which reported the casting, said that Brewster is playing the head of the Public Integrity Unit at the District Attorney's office. She'll be tasked with handling the case against Captain Cragen (Dann Florek). Cragen was under suspicion of murder after waking up beside a dead woman in the 13th season finale.
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Madonna Cancels Australian Leg in MDNA Tour Without Explanation

July 18, 2012 18:19:02 GMT


Madonna has just disappointed her fans Down Under, canceling the plan to extend her MDNA tour to Australia. The pop queen has skipped the country twice in her previous tours, Confession as well as Sticky and Sweet, that ended in 2006 and 2009 respectively, and she is not going to make it again this time.

The last time Madonna played in Australia was back in 1993. Her Australian fans eagerly waited for her first tour in the country in 20 years after her manager, Guy Oseary, said that Madonna needed to visit Australia for the next tour. "We are long overdue for a trip Down Under and apologize for that. It will happen," he said previously.
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Halle Berry Fine After On-Set Accident, Rep Says

July 18, 2012 17:49:42 GMT


Halle Berry's representative has released a statement following an on-set accident, announcing that the actress is fine and that hospitalization was taken a precaution. Berry was filming her new thriller "The Hive" in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 17 night around 10 P.M. when she injured her head.

According to TMZ, Berry "hit her head on the concrete after taking a nasty fall" while X17 reported that she "fell or was hit by a falling object, according to different sources on the set." She was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center by ambulance.
 
 
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