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August 27, 2012

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'Star Wars: Episode II' and 'Episode III' to Be Re-Released in Fall 2013

August 27, 2012 09:01:28 GMT


Lucasfilm proudly announced the 3D release of the epic films "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" and "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith". The original plan was to release the movies one at a time each year, but they are now set to be released back to back in 2013.

The good news was announced at the Star Wars Celebration VI held in Orlando, Florida. The "Attack of the Clones" and the "Revenge of the Sith" will be in theaters across the United States on September 20, 2013 and October 11, 2013, respectively.
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'True Blood' Boss Talks About the New Bill After Bloody Season 5 Finale


August 27, 2012 08:48:53 GMT


Bill was on the peak of his religious fanaticism in the season 5 finale of "True Blood". [SPOILER ALERT!] Eric was able to convince Sookie to infiltrate the Authority headquarters, but it was too late for her to save her former lover, who drank the rest of Lilith's vial and exploded into a pool of blood before he reemerged as a primal and bloody version of himself in the Sunday, August 26 episode.

Speaking to TVLine about Bill's transformation, creator Alan Ball refuses to describe Bill as the new god. "I don't want to say if he is or he isn't," he says of the vampire, whose physical appearance resembles to Lilith's at the end of the outing. "Who's to say what Lilith really is? He is still Bill but he is something different."
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Diana Krall Sings 'Fly Me to the Moon' for Neil Armstrong

August 27, 2012 08:23:56 GMT


During her Hollywood bowl solo concert, jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall paid tribute to the late Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon. She rendered a sweet gentle revision of classical song "Fly Me to the Moon", originally recorded in 1965 by German singer Heidi Bruhl.

Diana gazed up into the sky at her outdoor amphitheater gig to refer to the astronaut's reaction "Do I have to listen to that song again?" The jazz singer proudly admitted that she once had the opportunity to share a glass of wine with the legendary first man on the moon.
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Kim Kardashian Clashing With Her Jealous Siblings

August 27, 2012 08:16:40 GMT


Kim Kardashian had a friction with her siblings on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" episode that aired Sunday, August 26. Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Rob Kardashian were not happy that the girlfriend of Kanye West got a lot of more attention than they did.

Kourtney and Khloe objected to Kim's plan to start new projects without them, while Rob was not happy when Kim and Kris Jenner said they were not sure if opening a men's DASH store was a good idea. Khloe then suggested a "family intervention" after finding out that Kim got a one-on-one interview with Oprah Winfrey.
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First Footage of Sam Claflin in Horror Film 'The Quiet Ones'

August 27, 2012 07:54:38 GMT


First footage from Sam Claflin's upcoming horror film "The Quiet Ones" has made its round onto the web. The behind-the-scene video shows the British heartthrob, who has just been cast as Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", shooting some scenes in an old house in the United Kingdom. Also seen in the clip is "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" star Jared Harris.

Inspired by true events, "The Quiet Ones" tells the story of an unorthodox professor (Harris) who uses controversial methods and leads his best students off the grid to take part in a dangerous experiment: to create a poltergeist.
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Kid Rock Supports VP Candidate Paul Ryan at Campaign Fundraiser


August 27, 2012 07:34:17 GMT


Unlike Tom Morello and Dee Snider, Kid Rock is actively supporting campaign programs for VP Paul Ryan. Most recently, the country/rock singer performed his single "Born Free", the campaign theme song of Mitt Romney, during an event at Oakland Hills Country Club outside Detroit.

Around 160 people came to the event, paying $500 each. "I was going to come out, be a little wisenheimer and say, 'Guess which one is running for vice president?' " native Michigan Rock asked the crowd flocking to the venue. "And then, they would introduce Paul and I would walk out and say hello."
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Artist of the Week: Ellie Goulding

August 27, 2012 07:14:48 GMT


There are not many musicians who manage to score big with their first effort like Ellie Goulding. Making a breakthrough in her home country U.K. with "An Introduction to Ellie Goulding [EP]", the 25-year-old girl didn't need a long time to have her music received by Americans.

The 2010 EP spawned such singles as "Starry Eyed" and "Your Song" which were charting high across the pond, but it was "Lights" which got people in the U.S. hooked to her. It peaked at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 100 and remains on the Top 10 of the chart in its 35th week. The song is included in her first studio album "Lights" and its re-release "Bright Lights".
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Anti-Obama Documentary to Expand to 'as Many Theaters as the People Demand'


August 27, 2012 07:04:37 GMT


Following its successful result on the North American box office, "2016: Obama's America" is set to expand its distribution to more markets domestically. After grabbing a satisfying $6.3 million from 1,091 theaters nationwide, the documentary will continue to open in more theaters Stateside based on moviegoers' demand.

"We still live in a consumer-driven capitalistic economy and if there is demand we will do everything we can to meet it with supply," director Dinesh D'Souza told The Hollywood Reporter about the plan. "Our plan is to do our best to expand this film to as many theaters as the people demand. We'll be taking a close look at various markets and determining where we go next."
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Carly Rae Jepsen Leads Impromptu Flash Mob at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012

August 27, 2012 06:46:40 GMT


Carly Rae Jepsen came to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York City to support Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012. The Canadian breakout star was joined by the likes of The Wanted, Mindless Behavior, Owl City, Rachel Crow, Matthew Morrison and many more.

Carly hit the tennis court singing her No. 1 single "Call Me Maybe" while several tennis players showed off their dance moves. Max George, Jay McGuiness, Siva Kaneswaran, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes joined the group before the boys from Mindless Behavior came running to the center field to be part of the fun.
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Katy Perry Allegedly Rejects $20 Million Offer From 'American Idol'

August 27, 2012 06:01:39 GMT


Katy Perry can now be removed from the list of potential "American Idol" judges. The "Wide Awake" songstress is said to have turned down a $20 million offer from the show's producers to take the much-talked-about gig.

"She was being hotly pursued. They really wanted her," a source tells Us Weekly. Nonetheless, the California-born singer has reportedly rejected the offer, which could give her $2 million more than Mariah Carey allegedly earns with her own one-year contract.
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Odd Future Beat Up Kimberly, a Blow-Up Doll, at Leeds Festival

August 27, 2012 05:48:12 GMT


American rap alternative group Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All made a huge "turn off" during their gig at Leeds festival over the weekend. The Hip-Hoppers showed a not-so-favorable antics onstage by beating up a blow-up lady doll which they named Kimberly.

Odd Future displayed the physical violence in front of their live audiences in the middle of their set. These American rappers might have gone too far; they're having the best performance of their lives with this peculiar way.
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John Mayer Debuts Short Hair After Splitting From Katy Perry

August 27, 2012 04:39:51 GMT


John Mayer debuted a new look when stepping out solo on Saturday, August 25, just a few days after he broke up with Katy Perry. The rock singer showed up at the SkyBar at the Mondrian in Los Angeles to help Mindy Kaling celebrate her new show "The Mindy Project".

Mayer reportedly got the haircut from Sally Hershberger on Friday afternoon at her salon in Los Angeles. The "Your Body Is Wonderland" hitmaker ditched his shaggy hair for a short-and-neat do. After exiting the salon, he reportedly took a moment to look at his new do in the sideview mirror of his Range Rover.
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Kevin Feige Hints Thanos May Appear in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

August 27, 2012 04:33:05 GMT


Could Thanos take part in "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie? In a recent interview with Japanese blog Nifty, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige allegedly teased that Mad Titan which appeared in the mid-credit of "The Avengers" could possibly join the upcoming space heroes movie.

Feige allegedly confirmed the Thanos rumor when discussing why he greenlit "Guardians of the Galaxy" as Marvel's 2014 movie to come out before "The Avengers 2". As translated by Comic Book Movie, he said that he "wanted to do something with it space."
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Video Premiere: The-Dream's 'Dope Chick' Ft. Pusha T

August 27, 2012 04:26:14 GMT


The-Dream gets seductive in his new music video "Dope Chick" supported by Pusha T. The two Hip-Hop stars compare girls to addictive cocaine in the song, and bring sexy theme in the video to express the "pretty neat non-toxic element."

Audience can be sucked up easily to the video, thanks to a fine beat vibration plus an ear candy melodic tune. Furthermore, the music video offering from Radio Killa rapper Mr. T Nash contains a self-explanatory factor, "What you see is what you get."
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First Look at Jamie Chung's Mulan on 'Once Upon a Time'

August 27, 2012 04:18:20 GMT


How Mulan will be depicted on "Once Upon a Time" has been unveiled in form of a photo, which highlights her tough side. The image, which makes its way out via TV Guide, features Jamie Chung donning an armor to portray the Chinese warrior.

"I go on a journey with Prince Phillip to find his princess, Aurora," Chung dishes on her character's storyline. "There's this evil spirit that's moving and my character ends up bonding with Sleeping Beauty. And as you've heard, Captain Hook is joining us."
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'Resident Evil: Retribution' Clips: Rolls Royce Chase and Alice Vs. Ada Wong Showdown

August 27, 2012 03:57:38 GMT


More clips from "Resident Evil: Retribution" have been dropped online. One of them is titled "Heads Up", featuring the Rolls Royce Phantom chase sequence in Moscow. Alice crazily drives the luxurious vehicle to avoid brutal attack from a host of flesh-eating zombies, while Leon, Barry and Luther are also in the car.

Another clip, called "I Don't Work for Umbrella", gives a look at Alice's first meeting with Ada Wong. Instead of having a nice first impression, the two are involved in a fight as Alice suspects Ada of being a villainess for working at Umbrella. Ada, however, insists she's no longer part of the evil company.
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Snooki's Baby Boy Gets Lots of Love From 'Jersey Shore' Gang


August 27, 2012 03:42:19 GMT


Snooki is flooded with congratulatory messages from her "Jersey Shore" co-stars after delivering her baby boy. JWoww, The Situation, Deena Nicole Cortese, DJ Pauly D, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Samantha "Sweetheart" Giancola have all tweeted congratulations to the new mom.

JWoww wrote, "So proud of @snooki and @JLaValle! Lorenzo is the cutest baby I ever seen. Love him already." The Situation added, "Congrats to Nicole an Gianni (sic) in their new baby boy! All the best to the new family! @snooki." Deena posted, "Congratulations meatball ! @snooki and @JLaValle love you both! <3 I can't wait to see him!!!"
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New Promo of 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3: There's No Walking Away

August 27, 2012 03:32:07 GMT


Another promo for "Boardwalk Empire" season 3 is released a few weeks shy of the show's return. Sharing more new footage, the sneak peek sees Nucky who is seemingly feeling guilty for pulling the trigger and killing his former protege Jimmy in last season's finale. "Do you think about any of them?" he asks Richard Harrow who admits to having killed 63 people.

Despite the emotional conflict, Nucky refuses to slow down in business. He is going all out to fight his new rival, Gyp Rosetti (Bobby Cannavale), who challenges the corrupt politician for control of the bootleg business.
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will.i.am to Duet With Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Chris Brown in Solo Album

August 27, 2012 03:17:45 GMT


Black Eyed Peas' frontman will.i.am is very delightful to reveal his song choices for his upcoming debut album "#willpower". Fans can expect to hear the 16 plus 3 bonus tracks with a series of top notch artists on the guest lineup when the CD comes out in the United States on October 15.

Absolute top 40 contender artists likes Justin Bieber, Nicole Scherzinger, Rihanna, David Guetta, Britney Spears, Chris Brown and LMFAO's Redfoo will team up with him in the much-awaited new album.
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Report: Lana and Andy Wachowski Considered to Direct 'Justice League'

August 27, 2012 02:52:49 GMT


Now that Ben Affleck has confirmed he's not interested in helming "Justice League", Warner Bros. Pictures must begin its search for other filmmakers. Words have now run rampant that the studio has set its eyes on two big names on its wish list.

According to Moviehole, the two directors who are eyed for the DC film are none other than Lana Wachowski and her brother Andy Wachowski. Words are, Warners is very impressed with the duo's work in "Cloud Atlas".
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Report: Prince Harry Dumped by His Girlfriend After Naked-Photo Scandal

August 27, 2012 02:49:25 GMT


Not only did Prince Harry's naked-photo scandal cause humiliation for the royal family but it reportedly also embarrassed his rumored girlfriend Cressida Bonas. Romantically linked to the Prince over the summer, the daughter of Lady Mary-Gaye Curzon was allegedly upset with him and called it quits.

"Harry has blown it," a source told the Daily Mirror. "Cressida saw a future with Harry but then he went and embarrassed her like he did in Vegas. He clearly isn't as serious about her as he had claimed to be in Necker and it's highly embarrassing. He's ruined his chances now. She's humiliated."
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GLAAD and Ellen Barkin Slam Utah NBC Affiliate for Boycotting 'The New Normal'


August 27, 2012 02:26:56 GMT


GLAAD is blasting KSL-TV, the NBC-affiliated television station in Salt Lake City, Utah, for refusing to air "The New Normal". Via a statement, the group's president Herndon Graddick says, "While audiences, critics and advertisers have all supported LGBT stories, KSL is demonstrating how deeply out of touch it is with the rest of the country."

He also tries to reach out to Jeff Simpson, CEO of KSL's parent company, Bonneville International. "We invite Jeff Simpson to sit down with GLAAD and local LGBT families," Graddick adds. "We know that if he would, he would see that not only are our families normal, but by citing 'crude and rude' content and refusing to affirm LGBT families, KSL and Mr. Simpson are sending a dangerous message to Utah. They should make that right."
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First Photos of Dapper Leonardo DiCaprio on 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Set


August 27, 2012 02:09:19 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio has been spotted for the first time on the set of Martin Scorsese's new film "The Wolf of Wall Street". On Saturday, August 25, the "Shutter Island" actor was photographed getting into character as Jordan Belfort while he filmed a scene in New York City.

Oozing his inner Wall Street stockbroker, DiCaprio looked dapper in a two-piece gray suit and a patterned tie. He also sported a well-shaved face and very sleek hairstyle. He was seen exiting a building while carrying a lunch bag on his hand.
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Rihanna Go-Karting and Clubbing With Rob Kardashian


August 27, 2012 01:47:04 GMT


Rihanna and Rob Kardashian enjoyed a weekend together to celebrate a friend's birthday. The Bajan singer and the reality TV star went to Racer's Edge Indoor Karting in Burbank, California for go-kart race and later hit Playhouse nightclub in Hollywood for a night of partying.

Riri and Rob were joined by a couple of friends including her stylist friend Mariel Haenn. Riri finished first while Mariel was the runner-up. The latter tweeted a picture from the August 25 outing and jokingly wrote, "2nd place on the left. 1st place on the right. She cheated."
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'Expendables 2' Stays Atop Box Office on Slow Weekend, Anti-Obama Doc Breaks Record

August 27, 2012 01:32:57 GMT


On a relatively slow weekend, "The Expendables 2" manages to reclaim its champion title on the North American box office. The star-studded actioner takes in $13.4 million, marking the smallest gross for a No. 1 movie since "New Year's Eve" topped the chart with merely $13 million last December.

Staying at the second and third places respectively are "The Bourne Legacy" and "ParaNorman". The former bags $9.3 million for a total domestic cume of $85.5 million in its third week, while the latter adds $8.6 million to its $28.2 million total gross after two weeks of playing Stateside.
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'Bones' Season 8 Premiere Promo: Blonde Brennan Reunites With Booth


August 27, 2012 01:32:19 GMT


The first footage of "Bones" season 8 premiere episode has been made available for preview. On the run from FBI since she was framed for murder by Pelant, Brennan is going blonde in the video. Angela apparently keeps in contact with Brennan, but she won't tell Booth how they communicate.

Flynn (Reed Diamond) is still in charge of the case and he works with the Jeffersonian team who, along with Sweets, is secretly investigating the case to help Brennan. The forensic anthropologist finally reunites with Booth, after he took her down since he didn't recognize her.
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Usher's Ex Tameka Foster to File Appeal on Child Custody Decision

August 26, 2012 18:13:09 GMT


Tameka Foster is not letting go her sons she shared with Usher. The ex-wife is planning to file an appeal after a judge recently granted Usher a primary physical custody of their 4-year-old Usher Raymond V and 3-year-old Naviyd Ely Raymond.

According to TMZ's source, Tameka felt the ruling was unfair because her ex-husband is constantly on the road while she has more stable schedule. She suspected that a conspiracy was going on since she found out that Usher's lawyer's law firm threw an election fundraiser back in 2008 for the judge, Lane, who presided over the trial.
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Fat Joe's 'Pride N Joy' Video Features Kanye West, Ashanti and More

August 26, 2012 17:57:55 GMT


Fat Joe premieres his star-studded music video for "Pride N Joy", one of the singles lifted from his upcoming 11th studio album. The video features Kanye West, Miguel, Jadakiss, DJ Khaled, Roscoe Dash, Busta Rhymes and Ashanti but excludes Mos Def who could not make it to the video shoot.

Directed by Hype Williams and shot last month, the video kicks off with Joe and Kanye rapping simultaneously and goes on revealing the guest stars one by one. The video also gives plenty of screen time for the liquor Nuvo L'esprit De Paris.
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Anna Faris Gave Birth Earlier Than Due Date

August 26, 2012 17:24:36 GMT


"The House Bunny" star Anna Faris and her husband Chris Pratt welcome their first child on Saturday, August 25, earlier than expected. The couple named their newborn son Jack.

"Anna Faris and Chris Pratt are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful baby boy Jack," a representative told People in a statement. "He arrived earlier than expected and will be spending some time in the NICU. The happy parents thank you for your warm wishes and ask that you honor their privacy during this time."
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Randy Travis' Smashed Truck Found Abandoned in Texas

August 26, 2012 17:11:56 GMT


Randy Travis continues to make the headlines as his truck was found abandoned in Frisco, Texas. Police found the vehicle belonging to the country star on early Saturday, August 25 morning, just days after he was cited for assault outside a church in nearby Plano.

The truck was lying on its side in a field. The front window was shattered and so was the hood. A lawyer for Travis told WFAA that the singer did not leave it there and has not been in the vehicle for months.
 
 
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