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September 20, 2012

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James Gandolfini Plots TV Return With HBO's 'Criminal Justice'


September 20, 2012 09:22:12 GMT


James Gandolfini will likely return to HBO with his next small-screen gig. The Tony Soprano of "The Sopranos" has snatched a role on "Criminal Justice", which has been given a pilot order by the premium cable channel.

The crime drama is loosely based on the 2008 BBC series of the same title created by Peter Moffat which won BAFTA Awards. The original show consists of two five-episode seasons, with each season featuring a new cast and a new story.
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Dave Matthews Band's 'Away From the World' Bows at the Top of Hot 200

September 20, 2012 08:55:42 GMT


For the sixth consecutive time, Dave Matthews Band score a chart-topping album in its debut week on Billboard Hot 200. Their latest studio set "Away From the World" bows at the top spot of the chart this week with 266,000 copies.

DMB's biggest hit was when their album "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" opened with 424,000 copies in 2009. Despite topping the chart, "Away From the World" marks the band's smallest launch since 1996's "Crash" bowed at No. 2 with 254,000.
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Kelsey Grammer Ditching Interview After Seeing Camille's Photo

September 20, 2012 08:53:56 GMT


Kelsey Grammer chickened out of a scheduled interview with Piers Morgan on Wednesday night, September 19. According to the "Piers Morgan Tonight" host, Kelsey walked off after seeing a photo of his ex-wife Camille Grammer.

"I like Kelsey Grammer personally, but this was a shockingly unprofessional thing to do. I wasn't even going to mention his ex-wife!" Piers tweeted, before mockingly adding, "I suspect Kelsey was watching X Factor in the green room and suddenly felt nauseous."
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Mario Lopez May Host 'X Factor' With Khloe Kardashian

September 20, 2012 08:19:34 GMT


"The X Factor (US)" may go with a two-host format for its ongoing second installment. Following wild speculation that Khloe Kardashian is Simon Cowell's top pick to lead the show, it is now reported that Mario Lopez will join her as a co-host.

According to Perez Hilton, the sister of Kim Kardashian and the former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant are locked in to host the show. TMZ, meanwhile, learns that singer/actor Corbin Bleu is also circling the gig, but he can only wait and hope that the negotiations with either Khloe or Mario fall apart to nab the job.
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Pictures: Oliver Stone Gets Cozy With Salma Hayek's Assets

September 20, 2012 08:08:38 GMT


It seemed that Oliver Stone was distracted by Salma Hayek's assets when they appeared together for a photocall of "Savages". At one point, the director looked like making an attempt to cope a feel of her ample bust while looking down at her cleavage.

The "Americano" actress flaunted her curvy figure in a maroon-and-blue Roland Mouret 'Mercy' dress with origami details at the front. Wearing her hair in soft curls, the 46-year-old star finished off her look with matching blue high-platform sandals and a red lipstick.
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Video Premiere: Kimbra's 'Come Into My Head'

September 20, 2012 07:31:49 GMT


Kimbra is a patient in a music video for her latest single "Come Into My Head". The New Zealand singer scares the doctor and the nurses with her bizarre yet fierce dance movement that matches the tight beat of the song. She keeps them all locked up in the ward with her.

Kimbra is best known as the female vocalist in Gotye's smash hit "Somebody That I Used to Know". She includes "Come Into My Head" in her debut album "Vows" which was released in summer 2011 in New Zealand and officially hit the stores Stateside a year later.
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New Sneak Peek of 'Steel Magnolias' Remake

September 20, 2012 07:30:44 GMT


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Hyping up the upcoming premiere of "Steel Magnolias" remake, Lifetime has unleashed a new clip for the TV movie. Set at what looks like a party, the footage highlights Alfre Woodard's Ouiser who shows no interest when a younger lady says someone from Ouiser's past is also invited to the event.

When she's further teased by her friends, Ouiser expresses her opinion that people are being nice to her because she's rich. Her concerned friend says she should get rid of her bad attitude, but Ouiser claims she's not crazy - she just has been in bad mood for years.
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First Look at Mischievous Vexy and Hackus From 'The Smurfs 2'

September 20, 2012 07:11:51 GMT


Sony Pictures Animation drops a new still for "The Smurfs 2", uncovering a very first look at the animated film's new villainous characters Vexy and Hackus. Released via Entertainment Weekly, the image shows the two tiny gray creatures, which are also known as "The Naughties", posing on a bridge in front of Eiffel tower.

Vexy and Hackus will be voiced by Christina Ricci and J.B. Smoove respectively. Both characters, which are magically created by Gargamel (Hank Azaria), are known as mischievous creatures who always cause troubles to the Smurfs gang. "They're not bad, they're misguided," says director Raja Gosnell. "They're just products of their upbringing. And they haven't had the best upbringing, let's say."
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Solange Knowles Debuts Teaser of 'Losing You' Music Video

September 20, 2012 06:39:01 GMT


Solange Knowles has given away a sneak peek to "Losing You" music video which also serves as a teaser for the song. In the preview, the Houston-born artist and her friends play a flirty game with card before she has a full on kiss with a guy.

The full track will be released digitally on October 2. Set to appear in her yet-to-titled third studio album, the song was described by the "T.O.N.Y." songstress herself as "eclectic with '80s references and African percussion influences."
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Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada's Divorce Finalized

September 20, 2012 06:36:32 GMT


Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada are officially back on the market again. Their divorce is finalized just a month after the footballer formerly known as Chad Ochocinco was accused of head-butting the reality TV star during a heated argument.

The dissolution of marriage is quickly settled because both stay true to the prenuptial agreement they signed before they got married last Fourth of July. "My client is a single woman and looks forward to her future," says Eve's rep Danika Berry in a statement via email.
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Clint Eastwood and Justin Timberlake All Smiles at 'Trouble with the Curve' Premiere

September 20, 2012 06:25:42 GMT


Clint Eastwood was on hand to support the premiere of "Trouble with the Curve", a baseball drama which marks his first acting and non-directorial stint since "Gran Torino". The veteran actor/director attended the special screening event at the Regency Village Theatre, Westwood on Wednesday night, September 19 along with co-stars Justin Timberlake and Amy Adams.

Eastwood, who recently grabbed the headline with his controversial "empty chair" speech at the RNC in Tampa, Florida, looked relax as he stepped out on the green carpet and was all smiles when posing for the swarming cameramen. He kept it classy in a dark-colored plaid shirt and matching trousers that he paired with a button-down gray shirt.
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Kristin Cavallari Gives First Look at Her Son Camden Jack

September 20, 2012 06:07:08 GMT


Kristin Cavallari debuts her son Camden Jack a little over a month after giving birth to the baby boy. In a picture posted on PEOPLE, the former star of "The Hills" is beaming as she holds her bundle of joy in her arms. She wears a white tank top, while her boy looks adorable in a blue onesie.

"It was the most incredible moment I've ever felt," she raves. "With Camden, I've realized what really matters. We're a family." She continues to share the joy of becoming a first-time mother, "I like having this life that I'm responsible for. It's exciting and so rewarding," but admits, "it's also a little scary!"
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Mitt Romney to Appear on 'The View' Despite Calling the Show 'High Risk'

September 20, 2012 05:03:05 GMT


Mitt Romney agrees to return to "The View" after calling the show "high risk" because four of its hosts are "not conservative." The former Governor of Massachusetts, who has visited the ABC daytime program three times in the past, will appear as a guest in an October episode.

"The Governor has been to 'The View' and we have had a wonderful visit," co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck read a statement from the politician campaign on air Wednesday, September 19. "And his team confirms this morning that the Romneys would once again love to join the sharp-tongued chatter in October."
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Slash Comes to Lindsay Lohan's Defense

September 20, 2012 04:44:46 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has found an ally in Slash. "The situation last night w/Lindsey was a lame paparazzi stunt. She didn't do anything. it's being blown out of proportion," the former Guns N' Roses guitarist tweets after hearing about her arrest.

LiLo was accused of hitting a pedestrian when driving her black Porsche Cayenne SUV to The Dream hotel in New York. Hours before, she attended Slash's concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom and hung out with the rocker backstage.
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James Cameron May Add Chinese Na'vi in 'Avatar' Sequels

September 20, 2012 04:23:17 GMT


Don't be surprised if the "Avatar" sequels feature some Chinese Na'vi. Director James Cameron opens up about his plan to recruit Chinese actors to play the Pandora natives in "Avatar 2" and "Avatar 3" as a result of his recent collaboration with Tianjin company, CPG China.

"We are running the numbers to see if that makes sense," he tells The Hollywood Reporter. "For Avatar, we can certainly use Chinese actors as performance-capture actors because my accent issues will hide within the Na'vi accent."
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'Big Brother' Reveals Cycle 14 Winner, Gets Renewed for 15th Season

September 20, 2012 04:15:47 GMT


Ditching freedom to live in the "Big Brother" house for more than two months was worth it for one contestant who went home with the $500,000 grand prize in the season 14 finale. When the episode started, Ian Terry, Danielle Murphree and Dan Gheesling were still playing the endurance game for the first part of the final HoH competition.

Dan managed to convince Ian and Danielle to drop the game, so the latter two were battling it out in Part 2, which was a puzzle game. Ian won in the second round and competed against Dan in the third part. Ian defeated Dan in the challenge, which had them completing jury member questions, and thus he secured his place in the final two.
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Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale to Reunite for 'The Great Migration'

September 20, 2012 03:52:26 GMT


"High School Musical" alums Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale are set to reunite for a new teen-friendly movie. This time around, the two young stars are going to lend their voices for an animated movie called "The Great Migration".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hudgens and Tisdale will join Big Time Rush's members Kendal Schmidt and Logan Henderson in the voice cast ensemble. Hudgens will also reunite with "Pretty Little Liars" star Ashley Benson in the project.
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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Have Yet Rekindled Romance


September 20, 2012 03:52:02 GMT


Rumor that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart gave their relationship another go is slightly exaggerated, according to Gossip Cop. The publication confirms the "Twilight Saga" on-screen couple is indeed on speaking term again but they haven't rekindled their romance just yet.

The "Cosmopolis" actor and the "Snow White and the Huntsman" actress, who broke up following her scandalous affair with married director Rupert Sanders, reportedly have met each other in person. A source says "time will tell" whether or not a full romance will blossom from the reunion.
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'Beautiful Creatures' Debuts Very Romantic First Trailer

September 20, 2012 03:26:57 GMT


Hot on heels of the release of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" new trailer, another hotly anticipated book-adapted movie debuts its very first promotional video. It is none other than Richard LaGravenese's "Beautiful Creatures" which reveals its emotional first trailer for fans' viewing pleasure.

Combining supernatural atmosphere and romance story, the trailer sees a young boy and a girl who try to be faithful to each other despite the fact that they are coming from two different worlds. Plenty of romantic scenes with a touch of fantasy are displayed in the video which has a very thick Southern Gothic theme.
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'Royal Pains' TV Movie Promo Teases the Royal Wedding

September 20, 2012 03:20:07 GMT


During its upcoming winter hiatus, "Royal Pains" will have its two-hour movie aired in December. The special event will focus on Evan and Paige's wedding, which takes place a few months after the September 19 summer finale. A toast, a celebration and a kiss are some of the scenes shared in a newly-released promo.

Titled "Off-Season Greetings", the telepic is slated to air Sunday, December 16 at 9 P.M. on USA Network. It will show the Hamptons in the winter for the first time, and take a look back at the days before Hank and Evan moved to the East Coast and before HankMed was founded.
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Amanda Bynes Retires to Do Fashion Line, Gets Warning From Judge

September 20, 2012 03:08:44 GMT


Don't expect to see Amanda Bynes starring in a movie or a TV series anytime soon. Amid her numerous runs-in with the law, the former child actress says she retires as an actor to try her hands at designing clothes to create a fashion line.

"I am retired as an actor. I am moving to New York to launch my career," she tells PEOPLE on a phone interview. "I am going to do a fashion line. I am not talking about being arrested for DUI because I don't drink, and I don't drink and drive. It is all false."
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will.i.am Delays Latest Album '#willpower' After Songs Leak

September 20, 2012 02:42:15 GMT


Fans of will.i.am have to wait a little longer before they can enjoy his latest LP "#willpower". On Thursday, September 19, the Black Eyed Peas member announced to his fans that he would postpone the release of his latest studio set after some irresponsible persons leaked some materials of the album following his car theft.

"I'm trying to finish #willpower...& now because of all the leaks I have push the album back to make new songs," the 37-year-old artist informed his fans on Twitter. "I will give you updates soon," he continued.
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Lindsay Lohan's 'Liz and Dick' Poster Boasts Love Affairs and Scandal

September 20, 2012 02:25:45 GMT


Amidst Lindsay Lohan's latest legal woe, Lifetime debuts a poster for "Liz & Dick" starring the troubled actress. The one-sheet highlights Lohan in character as Elizabeth Taylor, donning dark hair, a black dress and some expensive jewelries.

Next to the image of Lohan, there are words to tease viewers with what can be seen in the biopic. It promises to be provocative and sexy, as well as feature controversial love affairs and scandal. Some other words used to describe the TV movie, such as child star, sexy and paparazzi, somehow also match Lohan's life.
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Pink Releases Official Teaser of 'Try' Music Video

September 20, 2012 02:03:37 GMT


Pink is gearing up to promote her second single "Try". Ahead of the premiere of its music video, the mother of one drops an official teaser that shows her singing the song in a room full of floating bubbles. She wears her short hair in a bouffant do and looks sparkling in a black white-dotted number.

"Try" is released as a follow-up to "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)". Both singles appear in Pink's sixth studio album "The Truth About Love" that has been released in the United States since September 18. She is predicted to debut at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200, fending off Kanye West's "Cruel Summer".
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'Innocence of Muslims' Actress Sues Anti-Islam Film's Producer and YouTube


September 20, 2012 01:52:00 GMT


Another controversy surrounding anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims" has been brought into attention. A Californian actress named Cindy Lee Garcia, who stars in the controversial film, has filed a lawsuit against the movie's producer Nakoula Basseley Nakoula (a.k.a Sam Bacile), YouTube and its owner Google, as well as 200 other unnamed defendants.

In the lawsuit filed at Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday, September 19, Garcia asserted causes of action that included "invasion of privacy, false light, right of publicity, fraud, slander, and intention infliction of emotional distress." The actress claimed that she and her family received multiple death threats since the film shared its trailer and clips on YouTube.
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Ke$ha's New Album 'Warrior' to Come Out in December

September 20, 2012 01:31:48 GMT


After a series of cryptic messages, Ke$ha has finally announced a name and a release date of her new album. "ANIMALS. It's time. Die Young: 9/25 Warrior: 12/4," so she tweets, revealing that her second studio installment is called "Warrior" and will drop on December 4, just in time for Christmas. Its lead single "Die Young", which has been previewed in some videos, will come out in full September 25.

Still through the micro-blogging site, the electropop singer debuts a cover art for the album. It features the 25-year-old beauty donning a colorful garb with a background of reddish mountain and field. She wears her blonde hair in braids.
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Shakira Announces Pregnancy, Cancels iHeartRadio Music Festival

September 20, 2012 01:29:00 GMT


Shakira has a bun in the oven. The Colombian singer is expecting her first child with her 25-year-old boyfriend, Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique. "As some of you may know, Gerard and I are very happy awaiting the arrival of our first baby!" she wrote on her official website.

She will take a brief break from performing and scrap her scheduled gig at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012 in Las Vegas. "At this time we have decided to give priority to this unique moment in our lives and postpone all the promotional activities planned over the next few days," she explained.
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Melissa Joan Hart Gave Birth to Another Boy

September 19, 2012 19:25:34 GMT


Melissa Joan Hart gave birth to her third child, another boy, on Tuesday, September 18 at 10 P.M. The "Melissa & Joey" star has been blessed with two sons, Braydon, 4, and Mason, 6 1/2 with husband Mark Wilkerson.

The newborn, named Tucker, weighed 8 lbs., 5 oz., upon birth. For some reasons, the actress was keeping the name a secret until he was born. "I've shared with my family before and they've bashed the names we'd chosen," she said earlier this month. "I'm just going to keep it to myself and figure it out on the day. I don't like to name 'em before because I'm like, 'What if I change my mind?' "
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Engagement to Lawyer Boyfriend

September 19, 2012 19:08:02 GMT


"Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is engaged to his lawyer boyfriend Justin Mikita. The 36-year-old said in a video posted on newly-created website Tie the Knot, "It's true, I popped the big Q".

Ferguson began the video with introduction to the project that he has created with, not "partner", not "boyfriend, not "bestfriend" but "fiance". Enter Mikita who took the seat beside Ferguson and said, "I said yes!"
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Kat Von D and DJ Deadmau5 Are Dating and in Love

September 19, 2012 18:22:47 GMT


Kat Von D has moved on from her cheating ex Jesse James. The tattoo artist was spotted holding hands this week with Joel Zimmerman aka DJ Deadmau5 after meeting him at a party.

The DJ has confirmed the relationship, professing his love for Von D on Twitter, "Yeah, [I'm in] love ...[and] b4 I find a f**k to give over the Internet implod[ing] over it ;) at least I'm happy!" He also uploaded photos of his girlfriend bonding with his kitten pets, titling the album "A Day With the Kats".
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New 'The Hobbit' Trailer Packed With Action and Comical Scenes

September 19, 2012 17:58:52 GMT


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The long-awaited new trailer of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" has been released during Tolkien week. It has been nine months since the Peter Jackson movie released a trailer, but the wait is paid off with totally new scenes packed into two and a half minutes long video.

Unlike the first one, the new trailer cuts to the chase on what mission Bilbo Baggins is picked for. Introduction to the dwarves, who want to reclaim their territory, is omitted and replaced with a show of characters. Gandalf then faces questions of why he includes a hafling into the team. From there, it is all action-packed scenes plus a bit of comedic side of the film.
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Lindsay Lohan Accused of Hitting Pedestrian, Dad Says It's a Setup

September 19, 2012 17:20:49 GMT


Lindsay Lohan could be in for a deep trouble. The actress was arrested outside a Meatpacking District nightspot in New York City on early Wednesday, September 19 morning for hitting a pedestrian with her car. Lohan, who is in probation for a 2007 conviction for driving under the influence, fled the scene.

Lohan was behind the wheel of her 2010 Porsche Cayenne with two unidentified men on the passenger seats. She was heading to a luxury Manhattan hotel, Dream Downtown, when she knocked a 34-year-old man and continued driving until she arrived at her destination a short distance away. Lohan proceeded going into the hotel's club while one of the male passengers got out of the car to talk to the man.
 
 
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