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August 11, 2012

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First Intense Trailer for Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde's 'Deadfall'

August 11, 2012 05:43:06 GMT


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Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde brave the snow storm to escape the cops in the first trailer for "Deadfall". Bana stars as Addison, while Wilde plays his sister Liza. The two are on the run from a casino heist gone wrong.

While fleeing from the police, the siblings have a car accident in the middle of the snow. After Addison kills a state trooper who finds their wrecked car, the two split up and make a run for the Canadian border in the worst circumstances - a near whiteout blizzard.
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Drake Breaks Jay-Z's Record for Most No. 1 R'n'B/Hip-Hop Songs

August 11, 2012 05:41:14 GMT


Drake has set a new record for the most No. 1 singles on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The Canadian rapper posts his tenth chart-topping track as 2 Chainz's "No Lie", in which he provides an assist, lands atop the chart this week.

With this feat, Drizzy surpasses the record previously held by his senior Jay-Z. The Roc Nation founder has posted nine No. 1 singles on the chart, the latest of which was his collaboration with Kanye West, "Ni**as in Paris".
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Bjork Demands Russian Authorities to Free Pussy Riot From Jail


August 11, 2012 05:31:15 GMT


Bjork joins the growing list of Pussy Riot supporters. The Icelandic singer demands the Russian authorities to free the punk band who were arrested for hooliganism following their performance in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.

"As a musician and a mother I would like to express I fiercely don't agree with them being put to jail because of their peaceful protest performance," Bjork says in a statement on her official website. "They are currently standing trial and facing seven years in prison for this."
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Charlie Sheen Gets Visit From Father Martin in 'Anger Management' Preview

August 11, 2012 04:46:33 GMT


Charlie gets an unexpected visit from his father, played by Charlie Sheen's real-life father Martin Sheen, in an upcoming ninth episode of "Anger Management". A preview for the said outing hints that the former baseball player is not that excited when his hyper-critical, bullying father shows up in his doorway.

The father and son are featured having an argument as they talk about their past, which involves a puppy. Meanwhile in the therapy group, Charlie attempts to help Lacey with road rage.
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Sneak Peek at Beyonce Knowles' 'I Was Here' Music Video

August 11, 2012 04:45:41 GMT


A first look at Beyonce Knowles' "I Was Here" music video has been shared. One picture shows the singer standing tall on the stage of the General Assembly Hall. She wears a white long dress and sings to the unseen crowd with burst of lights as a backdrop.

Another photo features Queen Bey wearing a different white outfit as she makes her way into the Assembly with a group of people. The third image sees her talking to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during rehearsals on the eve of the video shoot. She rocks huge gold earrings.
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Keira Knightley Snatches Role in Kenneth Branagh's 'Jack Ryan'

August 11, 2012 04:44:51 GMT


Kenneth Branagh's upcoming "Jack Ryan" movie is close to find its female lead. The Hollywood Reporter has shared that Keira Knightley is currently in talks to tackle the leading lady of Chris Pine's titular character.

Knightley has beaten a number of Hollywood beauties who auditioned for the same part. They included "Real Steel" actress Evangeline Lilly and "Like Crazy" star Felicity Jones.
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Rihanna Makes a Splash on Beach for Barbados Tourism Photo Shoot

August 11, 2012 04:10:14 GMT


While Nivea claimed Rihanna's sexy image was too much, Barbados Tourist Authority thought otherwise. The officials tapped the chart-topping singer as a spokesmodel to promote tourism in the country, and she has kicked off photo shoot for the campaign.

The Grammy-winning singer was spotted hitting the shores in the country and frolicking on the beach for the campaign earlier this week. She wore a white long dress in one setting, and rocked a yellow halter-neck outfit in another.
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'Breaking Dawn II' Debuts New Images, Reportedly Changes the Ending

August 11, 2012 03:57:24 GMT


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart get cozy in a new image from "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II". The photo is released by Entertainment Weekly, which also unveils several other stills featuring a new look at Mackenzie Foy's Renesmee, Taylor Lautner's Jacob as well as actors who play the Cullens allies.

Along with the release of the fresh images, a rumor suggesting the final installment of the "Twilight Saga" film series will have a different ending from the Stephenie Meyers book has emerged. The report sparked as Rob told EW that he was surprised when first reading "Breaking Dawn II" script, which was said to be quite different from the novel.
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Fareed Zakaria Suspended by CNN and Time After Admitting to Plagiarism


August 11, 2012 03:55:14 GMT


Fareed Zakaria faces suspension from CNN and Time after being hit with plagiarism accusation. The journalist has admitted to making a mistake after media pointed out that his article "The Case for Gun Control" for Time contains passages lifted from Jill Lepore's article "Battleground America" published in an April issue of The New Yorker.

"We have reviewed Fareed Zakaria's Time column, for which he has apologized. He wrote a shorter blog post on CNN.com on the same issue which included similar unattributed excerpts. That blog post has been removed, and CNN has suspended Fareed Zakaria while this matter is under review," the news channel says in a statement. Zakaria hosts "Fareed Zakaria GPS" which airs every Sunday on CNN.
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Meryl Streep: I Pray for Lindsay Lohan

August 11, 2012 03:16:56 GMT


Meryl Streep talked about a series of actors, who have shared screen with her in movies, when dropping by Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live" recently. In a "Spill the Tea" game with Andy Cohen, the Oscar-winning actress said the first thing that came to her mind about her co-stars.

When Lindsay Lohan's picture popped up in "Ginger" category, the Margaret Thatcher of "The Iron Lady" seemed to remember the troubles the red-headed star had in the past few months. "Aw," she said. "I pray for Lindsay." They played mother-daughter duo in "A Prairie Home Companion".
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First 'Red Dawn' Trailer: Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson Are Freedom Fighters


August 11, 2012 03:07:46 GMT


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Chris Hemsworth won't let his hometown be occupied by paratroopers in the first trailer for "Red Dawn" remake. Joined by Josh Hutcherson, Chris gathers youngsters to battle the invaders and get them out of their beloved home. Though the gang is amateur, they manage to show their enemies that they shouldn't be underestimated.

Chris and Josh's hometown becomes the initial target when a host of foreign troops infiltrated the United States in one morning. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation.
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NBC Lands 'Cleopatra' From Lorenzo di Bonaventura

August 11, 2012 03:03:02 GMT


NBC could start a new story of Cleopatra. After a reported competitive bid with another network, the Peacock has landed a period drama titled "Cleopatra" from one of the men behind "Transformers" film series, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, with a put pilot commitment.

The new project is said to be "an epic romance set in a world of sorcery, gods and monsters that centers on Cleopatra, Mark Antony and Julius Caesar." According to Deadline, the story follows the titular queen as she "makes a sacred pact with a goddess to win back her throne, igniting a curse and an infamous love triangle that changes the course of history, forever ending the 4,000 year dominion of the Pharaoh."
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Mika Stuck on Writing in 'Celebrate' Music Video

August 11, 2012 02:24:05 GMT


Mika has released a music video in support of "Celebrate", the lead single off his upcoming album "The Origin of Love". It opens with the British singer-songwriter sitting in front of a piano, seemingly trying to compose new music, but having trouble in writing the lyrics. After a pile of torn papers, he forgets his frustration and dances among other people in a club.

The clip was directed by BB-Gun and shot in New York. For the song itself, Mika enlists the help of Pharrell Williams who lends his vocals in addition to writing it. "Written by me, Pharrell and Fryars and produced by [Empire of the Sun's] Nick [Littlemore], this kind of collaboration is only possible when everyone throws themselves into it wanting to have fun and without any ego," the "Blame It on the Girls" singer said of the track.
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George Michael, The Who, One Direction and More to Close the London Olympics

August 11, 2012 02:23:35 GMT


While the Olympics organizers have tried to keep details of the closing ceremony under wraps, reports of who will perform at the summer games' closer have swirled wildly on the Internet. Promising a more spectacular show than the opening ceremony, the after-party is said to feature such British artists as George Michael, The Who and One Direction.

Previously, Coldplay, Muse, Queen, Madness and Pet Shop Boys were also said to deliver performances at the closing ceremony. Other notable names mentioned as the potential performers were Annie Lennox, Kaiser Chiefs, Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran and Elbow.
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Wedding Rumors Are False, Rep Says


August 11, 2012 02:05:15 GMT


Rumors that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are getting hitched seem too good to be true. The "Mr and Mrs Smith" couple, however, are not getting married this weekend, a representative for the "World War Z" actor denies the wedding rumors in a statement to Gossip Cop.

The engaged couple sparked such rumor after they were said organizing a big gathering for family and friends in their Chateau Miraval home in south France. Top jeweler Robert Procop, who created Angelina's engagement ring, reportedly was on the guest list, adding fuel to the swirling reports.
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'Victorious' Canceled After Three Seasons, Creator Asking Fans Not to Be Angry


August 11, 2012 01:34:11 GMT


Another Nickelodeon show is coming to an end. After canceling "iCarly" earlier this year, the network has just announced it pulls the plug on "Victorious". "Nickelodeon will not be moving forward with production on a fourth season of Victorious following the final season that will premiere this fall," the children's channel said in a statement.

The network added, "We are very proud of the show, its very talented cast, and our audience will continue to see many of them in upcoming new Nickelodeon projects." The third and last season premiered in January this year, but there are 15 new episodes left before the show takes its final bow.
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First Look at Russell Crowe as Ark Builder 'Noah'

August 11, 2012 01:31:39 GMT


A very-first look at Russell Crowe as the titular prophet in Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" has made its round onto the web. Furrowing his brows, the Oscar-winning actor is pictured sporting unkempt hair and a gray beard and rocking a shabby robe complete with a fingerless glove.

"Noah" has been Aronofsky's passion project from a long time. The "Black Swan" helmer started penning the script in 2004. Shortly before filming the biblical epic in Iceland last month, he excitedly tweeted, "I dreamt about this since I was 13. And now it's a reality. Genesis 6:14 #noah."
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Kourtney Kardashian Steps Out With Baby Penelope for First Time

August 11, 2012 01:18:18 GMT


Kourtney Kardashian made a first public appearance in Los Angeles, a month after giving birth to her second child with boyfriend Scott Disick. The mother of two wore a long-sleeved loose top, jeans and flat sandals. She came out of the car holding a baby carrier with her daughter inside.

The "Keeping Up with the kardashians" star went shopping at the Neiman Marcus in the Westfield Topanga mall. Covering little Penelope with a blanket, she was accompanied by baby daddy Scott who donned a t-shirt, baseball cap and shorts. Their son Mason was absent from the outing.
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Lindsay Lohan Ruined Francesca Eastwood's Birthday Party With Her Antics

August 10, 2012 19:34:05 GMT


Lindsay Lohan caused a scene at reality star Francesca Eastwood's birthday party on Tuesday, August 7 night. The troubled actress reportedly yelled at Eastwood who was celebrating her birthday with her friends at Bootsy Bellows' private area.

"Francesca was celebrating her birthday with around a dozen friends in a private area when Lindsay came over and started screaming that Francesca should leave. She was yelling 'I'm a star, she's a nobody, get her out of here!" a source told Us Weekly.
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Jay-Z and Beyonce Are Highest-Earning Couple of 2012

August 10, 2012 19:05:58 GMT


When it comes to big money, Jay-Z and wife Beyonce Knowles are the winning couple. Forbes has revealed its 2012 list of "Highest Paid Celebrity Couples", putting Jay-Z and Beyonce at number one with a combined $78 million income.

Despite taking a maternity leave, Beyonce still receives paycheck from the royalty of her old hits. Topped with her album sale, endorsement deals and other ventures, she raked in $40 million between May 1, 2011 and May 1, 2012. Her husband earned his money from latest album with Kanye West, "Watch the Throne" as well as other non-music ventures. He added $38 million to their bank account.
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Rihanna on Chris Brown: 'I Lost My Best Friend'

August 10, 2012 18:41:29 GMT


Oprah Winfrey managed to squeeze tears out of Rihanna during an intimate interview with the singer. When asked about her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown and what the infamous February 2009 incident meant for her, Rihanna tearfully said, "It was embarrassing it was humiliating ...I lost my best friend."

Rihanna showed her vulnerable side when talking to Oprah for a TV special called "Oprah: The Next Chapter". The talk show host asked a series of questions such as "Do you think Chris Brown is a true love for you?" and "Where does your relationship stand today?". Rihanna has reunited with Brown for a music project and reportedly got back together.
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Taylor Swift Brings New Boyfriend to Meet the Parents

August 10, 2012 18:03:30 GMT


Taylor Swift is getting serious with boyfriend Conor Kennedy fast. The country singer has introduced him to her parents, Scott and Andrea, taking all of them for a lunch at Pancake Pantry in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this week. A fan with keen eyes photographed the group and posted it on Twitter.

Swift has not confirmed her relationship with Kennedy, who is the son of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and the late Mary Kennedy. They were first spotted together on a sailboat near the Kennedys' home in Hyannis Port, Mass. late last month.
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Jessica Simpson's Manager Father Arrested for DUI

August 10, 2012 17:32:07 GMT


Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson's father Joe was busted for Driving Under the Influence on Tuesday, August 7. According to TMZ's sources, the 54-year-old was arrested on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles at 10 P.M.

Upon pulling Joe over, the LAPD cops suspected that he was intoxicated. They took him in for custody with his hands handcuffed. Joe was booked and spent a night in jail. He was released the next day at 9:41 without bail.
 
 
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