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January 14, 2013

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Robin Roberts Announces Return to 'GMA' Anchor Chair After Bone Marrow Transplant

January 14, 2013 15:23:13 GMT


Robin Roberts is recovering well after having bone marrow transplant following her MDS diagnosis. The 52-year-old newcaster opened "Good Morning America" on Monday, January 14 by announcing that she's returning to the breakfast morning show. She will be back soon after she gets a go from her doctors.

"I'm so happy to be sharing this news with everybody," she began. "My blood count continues to improve. My beloved sister, Sally-Ann, my donor. Her cells continue to make themselves at home in my body. The big news is that my last bone marrow aspiration - I've lost count how many I've had - but the last bone marrow test showed no abnormalities."
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Kate Middleton Due to Give Birth to Prince William's Baby in July

January 14, 2013 13:18:41 GMT


Kate Middleton and Prince William are going to welcome their first children this summer. A spokesperson for St. James's Palace announces that the Duchess of Cambridge is due to deliver the bundle of joy this coming July.

"Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in July," the representative says in a statement. "The Duchess's condition continues to improve since her stay in hospital last month."
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Josh Groban to Channel Led Zeppelin in New Album 'All That Echoes'


January 14, 2013 09:19:26 GMT


Last month, Josh Groban unveiled his new single "Brave", the first track off his upcoming album. It follows the release of his fifth studio album entitled "Illuminations" in 2010 and his 81-city "Straight To You" concert tour in 2011 to promote the said album. The pop-rock track, courtesy of super producer Rob Cavallo, headlines Groban's sixth studio set "All That Echoes".

"I was concerned that the music have a little pop or rock edge to it -- whatever world I find myself in, it's just gotten really soft," Groban opens up about his catalog. "This genre can rock a little bit. I'm not saying what I'm doing is Pearl Jam, but it can have the right energy. The intent can be the same."
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Heather Graham's Manhattan Apartment Caught on Fire

January 14, 2013 08:41:17 GMT


A fire broke out in the New York penthouse of 42-year-old actress Heather Graham last Saturday night, January 12. Her sprawling 2,000 square foot Manhattan apartment on the 12th floor of the Union Square building was reportedly set ablaze after some clothes left near her bathtub caught fire from candles that were left lit.

"It was candles that maybe caught some clothes that were left near the tub," according to FDNY Chief John Bley. The fire, which started at around 10 P.M., took about 45 minutes to put out. Graham rushed back to her home after the fire extinguished. Neither she nor her representative has commented on the incident so far.
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B.o.B Partying With T.I. and Juicy J in 'We Still in This B*tch' Music Video

January 14, 2013 08:19:52 GMT


B.o.B drops the video for his track "We Still in This B*tch" off his November 2012 mixtape "Fuck 'Em We Ball". Produced by Atlanta-based music producer Mike WiLL Made It, the track features rapper/producer T.I. and award-winning songwriter and rapper Juicy J.

In the new four-minute music video, B.o.B pulls up his Lamborghini as he arrives in the club to meet Grand Hustle boss T.I and Taylor Gang's Juicy J. They pop champagne while watching dancers work the pole, as the three studs live it up in the Decatur Dan-directed clip.
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'Nikita' Star Lyndsy Fonseca Files for Divorce From Husband Matt Smiley

January 14, 2013 08:18:56 GMT


It seems that Lyndsy Fonseca will soon be back on the market. The Katie Deauxma of the "Kick-Ass" film franchise has just filed for divorce from her husband of nearly four years Matt Smiley.

Per TMZ, the starlet playing Alexandra "Alex" Udinov in "Nikita" submitted her documents in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Citing "irreconcilable differences" as the reason behind the split, the brunette beauty reportedly wanted to block the court from awarding spousal support to her soon-to-be-ex-husband Smiley.
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'House of Lies' Books Matt Damon as Guest Star


January 14, 2013 08:11:45 GMT


Matt Damon will lend his star power to "House of Lies". Showtime announced at the TCA winter press tour on Saturday, January 12 that the 2007 People's Sexiest Man Alive would guest star in the show's second season.

The Academy Award-nominated actor will play himself in an upcoming episode of the comedy series. He will seek the help of the management consultant led by Don Cheadle's Marty Kaan to start a charitable organization. Behind his seemingly generous plans though, he has an ulterior motive to compete with George Clooney.
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Artist of the Week: Chris Tomlin

January 14, 2013 07:38:03 GMT


Already having one Platinum-certified album and three Gold-certified sets, Chris Tomlin is looking to score another feat with his latest effort "Burning Lights". The January 8 release is predicted to sell 60,000 to 70,000 copies in its first week and top Billboard 200 in its debut week.

Should the seventh studio installment enter the chart in the first position, it will mark the Christian contemporary music artist's first No. 1 album. His best performance on the chart so far was in 2008, when "Hello Love" peaked at No. 8.
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Producer Claims 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Won't Highlight More Channing Tatum

January 14, 2013 07:21:23 GMT


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After "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" was all of a sudden moved from its original June 29, 2012 release date to March 29 this year, some people began speculating about the reason behind the abrupt rescheduling. Back in May last year, Deadline shared the words that the film was reshot to give Channing Tatum bigger part since he became a rising star this past year.

However, clarifying the old rumor, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura insisted that the delay was not made for the sake of Tatum's role. He claimed that the "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" would not feature more scenes involving the "Magic Mike" hunk, just like some people had been speculating before.
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Justin Timberlake Premieres New Song 'Suit and Tie' Featuring Jay-Z

January 14, 2013 07:05:13 GMT


Justin Timberlake enlists the help of hip-hop heavyweight Jay-Z for his new Timbaland-produced track "Suit & Tie". It marks Timberlake's return to the music scene since his last album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" back in 2006. The song, sounding much like his 2000 hit "Senorita", is the first track off his third studio effort entitled "The 20/20 Experience".

For his newest track, Timberlake relies on his tried and tested trademark pop/R'n'B sound which he brought in his past hits. Though the new song is a tad slower than the up-tempo "Sexy Back", JT's fans who loved his "Justified" debut will warm up to his mid-tempo "Suit & Tie", which he co-wrote and co-produced with Timbaland.
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Quentin Tarantino Drops N-Word at 2013 Golden Globe Awards

January 14, 2013 06:59:28 GMT


Quentin Tarantino seemed to have had enough of people questioning his use of N-words in his movie "Django Unchained". The director/actor/producer defied his critics by uttering the phrase himself backstage at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards after winning Best Screenplay.

To the press, the triumphant movie veteran noted people didn't criticize him for using it "more than it was used in the South in 1858," but "they think I should soften it, that I should lie, that I should massage." The 49-year-old added, "I would never do that when it comes to my characters."
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'Dexter' Season 8 to Premiere in Summer, Paired Up With 'Ray Donovan'

January 14, 2013 06:49:48 GMT


"Dexter" will greet its fans earlier this year. Showtime has announced at the TCA winter press tour that it is moving the hit series to summer after usually airing it in fall. The eighth season of the crime drama show will premiere June 30 at 9 P.M.

"Dexter" will also be split with "Homeland" after the two were paired up in the last two years. The veteran thriller will now serve as a lead-in for new series "Ray Donovan", starring Liev Schreiber as a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in Los Angeles.
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Jodie Foster Delivers 'Coming Out' Speech at Golden Globes 2013

January 14, 2013 06:17:06 GMT


Jodie Foster officially came out on the stage of 2013 Golden Globes Sunday night, January 13 after accepting lifetime achievement honor, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, from Robert Downey Jr.. The former child actress began with a faux-dramatic speech before addressing her sexuality and thanking her closest ones for being supportive throughout the years.

"I'm here being all confessional, and I just have a sudden urge to say something that I've never really been able to air in public, a declaration that I'm a little nervous about, maybe not as nervous as my publicist right now," she started. "But I'm just going to put it out there, loud and proud, right? So I'm going to need your support on this. I am... single."
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J.J. Abrams on 'Star Trek 3' Updates: 'It's Just Ideas'

January 14, 2013 06:05:36 GMT


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As "Star Trek Into Darkness" gets closer to its May release date, some fans are curious if J.J. Abrams already has something in his mind for the third "Star Trek" movie. Responding carefully to the question, the notoriously secretive director admitted that he hadn't prepared anything for the possible third installment.

"No, sir, not yet," he recently told Crave Online. "I'm sure that the studio would love that to be a possibility but it's up to the audience to decide if there needs to be one..." Noting that the script hasn't been pitched, Abrams said, "There are things we've talked about but there's no script or anything, it's just ideas."
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Lady GaGa Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction During Vancouver Concert

January 14, 2013 06:00:17 GMT


As she kicked off her Born This Way Ball tour in Vancouver, Lady GaGa tore her all-black latex ensemble right along her backside while performing "Heavy Metal Lover", a track from her new album. As she was doing some of her back-breaking choreography, the 26-year-old singer/dancer ripped her black leather pants right on her rump as she arched her body in the shape of a motorcycle, a stunt she often does in her shows.

It was an accident waiting to happen as Mother Monster was wearing the very tight, looks-like-it-was-painted-on costume as she did her crazy stunts onstage. She continued performing despite her ripped rear but only for a short while, as she regularly changed costumes throughout her concert.
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Golden Globes 2013: Anne Hathaway Dissed Over Her Wardrobe Malfunction

January 14, 2013 04:49:10 GMT


One of the most-talked-about topics on the stage of the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night, January 13 was Anne Hathaway's major wardrobe malfunction at "Les Miserables" premiere last year. Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as well as presenter Sacha Baron Cohen cracked jokes about her unfortunate moment.

The duo made fun of Anne during the monologue. Tina first sang praised to the Catwoman of "The Dark Knight Rises" as saying, "Anne, you gave a stunning performance in 'Les Miserables'. I have not seen someone so totally alone and abandoned like that since you were on stage with James Franco at the Oscars."
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First Clip of 'The Canyons' Sees Lindsay Lohan Suffering From Domestic Abuse

January 14, 2013 04:38:52 GMT


Hot on heels of news about Lindsay Lohan's antics on "The Canyons" set, the sexual thriller movie unleashes its very first clip. The nearly 3-minute long sneak peek focuses on a "morning after" scene when LiLo secretly calls her own phone, which is hid in James Deen's drawer.

Things suddenly get ugly as Deen finds out that his on-screen girlfriend wants her phone back in order to call her secret lover. "I trusted you and you lie to me!" so Deen shouts at LiLo while he loses control and repeatedly swears at, beats and pushes the actress against the wall. LiLo can only cry as she defends herself, "I don't know what you're talking about..."
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Unveil New Songs in Pomona Gig

January 14, 2013 04:29:47 GMT


Indie rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs performed material from their upcoming studio effort in front of a wildly-cheering crowd at the 800-seater Glass House. Vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase played their new songs in the 70-minute Pomona, California show, a warm-up gig to their upcoming Australian tour.

Frontwoman Karen O, wearing a zebra-print cape over a red, fringed jacket, kicked off the night with "Mosquito" which she opened with "I'll suck your blood!". The band followed it up with "Phenomena" and then another new song, before they played their "It's Blitz!" tracks, "Heads Will Roll", "Skeletons" and "Zero", as well as 6 other songs composed of 5 previous hits and another unreleased new song.
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Golden Globes 2013: 'Argo' and 'Les Miserables' Dominate Full Winner List in Movie


January 14, 2013 04:10:26 GMT


The complete movie winners at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards have finally been revealed. "Les Miserables" led the pack with three awards in total, while "Argo" and "Django Unchained" trailed close behind with two each. Other big films like "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)", "Lincoln", "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Life of Pi" won one trophy apiece.

After Jeremy Renner presented a clip from "Zero Dark Thirty", Dustin Hoffman took the stage to deliver the Best Comedy or Musical award. "Les Miserables" claimed the prize with the film's cast members all on hand to accept the gong. That was the third trophy for the musical pic after Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman won acting awards earlier.
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Golden Globes 2013: 'Girls' Rounds Out TV Winner List With Best Comedy Series Win


January 14, 2013 03:59:54 GMT


"Girls" took home two prizes in total at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards. The HBO series got its first win at the Sunday, January 13 event through Lena Dunham's Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical kudo.

"This award is for everyone who's every felt like there wasn't a space for her," said the Hannah Horvath depicter when receiving her first Golden Globe gong. The actress, who also created the show, was later back on the stage to accept the Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical for the Judd Apatow-executive produced series.
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Golden Globes 2013: Ben Affleck Wins Best Director Despite Oscar Snub

January 14, 2013 03:40:55 GMT


"Argo" picked up its first prize as Ben Affleck successfully won the Best Director trophy at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards. This was a big victory for Affleck for he was snubbed from Best Director category by the Academy Awards.

Affleck defeated Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty (2012)"), Ang Lee ("Life of Pi"), Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln") and Quentin Tarantino ("Django Unchained") for the prize.
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Report: Britney Spears' Ex-Fiance Signs Confidentiality Agreement

January 14, 2013 03:29:27 GMT


Don't expect to see or hear Jason Trawick give details of his relationship with Britney Spears which started in 2009. According to TMZ, the talent agent has willingly signed a confidentiality agreement that prevented him from talking to public about their longtime relationship and year-long engagement.

Britney and Jason got engaged in December 2011. They ended their professional relationship to focus on their personal relationship. Jason was later approved by a judge to become Britney's co-conservator but was subsequently removed as her co-conservator after the breakup, restoring her dad James Spears as her sole conservator.
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Grammys Reveals Documentary on Whitney Houston Tribute and Courting Rolling Stones for 2013 Show

January 14, 2013 03:27:59 GMT


The Recording Academy announced an upcoming one-hour special that would highlight the making of last-minute tribute to the late Whitney Houston at last year's awards ceremony. The documentary will be aired on CBS a day before the big Grammys ceremony set for February 10.

The 2012 Grammy Awards gave CBS its best ratings in nearly 30 years when nearly 40 million viewers tuned in to see how the death of the Grammy Award-winning singer/performer would be addressed after only a day-notice following her sudden death.
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Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z Buy Blue Ivy Diamond-Encrusted Barbie for 1st Birthday

January 14, 2013 03:16:24 GMT


Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z present over-the-top gift for their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. The Sun reported the doting parents had spent $80,000 to buy their little girl a diamond-encrusted Barbie as a gift for her 1st birthday.

They allegedly splurged $200,000 on the kid's birthday party. The powerhouse couple reportedly threw a lavish princess-themed party for their close family members and friends in New York to mark their daughter's turning age.
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Golden Globes 2013: 'Amour' Is Best Foreign Film, 'Brave' Wins Best Animated Feature

January 14, 2013 03:15:23 GMT


More movie winners at the 2013 Golden Globe Award have been announced. Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke picked up the prize for Best Foreign Film thanks to his critically-acclaimed pic "Amour".

Accepting the award from fellow Austrian Arnold Schwarzenegger and action veteran Sylvester Stallone, Haneke joked, "I never thought I would get an award in Hollywood by an Austrian." He added, "If this prize is in my hand, I think the base is for me and crew, but the globe is for both my actors."
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Golden Globes 2013: Lena Dunham Is Best Comedy Series Actress

January 14, 2013 03:12:57 GMT


Lena Dunham was another actress whose performance got acknowledged at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards. Making her breakthrough via indie movie "Tiny Furniture" in 2010, she won her first Golden Globe kudo through her television stint on "Girls".

The Hannah Horvath of the HBO series, which she created, nabbed the Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical prize. She edged out strong competitors including Julia Louis-Dreyfus ("Veep"), Tina Fey ("30 Rock") and Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation").
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Bruno Mars Re-Works 'Locked Out of Heaven', Debuts 'Treasure' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

January 14, 2013 02:48:37 GMT


For the second night in a row, pop superstar Bruno Mars delighted audience of the popular late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" by pulling out two more songs from his latest album "Unorthodox Jukebox". After singing a low-key, impeccable live version of "When I Was Your Man" on his first night as Jimmy Kimmel's musical guest, Mars worked the stage this time as he performed a re-worked version of "Locked Out of Heaven" and the danceable track "Treasure".

As some might have expected, the pop superstar sang his Billboard Hot 100 certified hit "Locked Out of Heaven" on Kimmel's show, but Mars surprised fans when he delivered a reggae version of his hit single. Perhaps thinking his millions of followers have already gotten used to hear the track's standard version, the hitmaker popped a slower version of his record-setting hit.
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Golden Globes 2013: Kevin Costner and Claire Danes Win TV Acting Prizes

January 14, 2013 02:48:19 GMT


Following Damian Lewis' win for the Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series - Drama, his co-star Claire Danes had her own victorious moment at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards. Before that, Kevin Costner, Ed Harris and Don Cheadle took the stage of the Sunday, January 13 event to receive an acting prize each.

Costner was chosen as the best actor in a TV movie or miniseries, thanks to his role as William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield on "Hatfields & McCoys". "It has been a great ride," he said after receiving the award from Jessica Alba and Kiefer Sutherland.
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Golden Globes 2013: Jennifer Lawrence and Anne Hathaway Snatch Acting Awards

January 14, 2013 02:29:37 GMT


Before more winners in movie at the ongoing 2013 Golden Globe Awards were revealed, former President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance on stage. Receiving standing ovation from the audience, Clinton introduced a clip form Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln", which has just broken the record by snatching 12 nominations at the upcoming Oscars.

Next, Jennifer Lawrence got on the stage to receive the Best Actress in Musical or Comedy award. The acting award was presented to Lawrence by hilarious duo Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell who poked fun at Tommy Lee Jones upon announcing the winner.
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Golden Globes 2013: Christoph Waltz and Adele Are Early Winners in Movie

January 14, 2013 01:54:22 GMT


The 2013 Golden Globe Awards was kicked off Sunday evening, January 13. The first movie award at the star-studded has been handed out to Christoph Waltz as he snatched the Best Supporting Award title. The recently-minted Oscar nominee won one of the coveted prizes thanks to his role as bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in "Django Unchained".

Presenting the award to Waltz were Kate Hudson and Bradley Cooper. Upon receiving his prize, the Shcultz depicter said, "Let me gasp. [Director] Quentin [Tarantino], you know that my indebtedness to you and my gratitude knows no word." He went on describing his achievement as part of his journey and thanked his travel mates. "The North Star is that one," he quoted his movie while pointing at Tarantino.
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Golden Globes 2013: 'Homeland' and 'Game Change' Already Win Two

January 14, 2013 01:53:46 GMT


As soon as the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards was kicked off on Sunday, January 13, "Game Change" and "Homeland" claimed victories. Taking the first award handed out in TV field that night, however, was Maggie Smith of "Downton Abbey".

The British actress snatched the Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television gong, thanks to her role as Violet Crawley on the period drama series. The veteran actress, however, wasn't present to collect her award.
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Golden Globes 2013: Taylor Swift, Megan Fox and Jennifer Lawrence Rock Red Carpet

January 14, 2013 01:48:40 GMT


All eyes were on the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night, January 13. A number of Hollywood stars in movie industry such as Taylor Swift, Megan Fox and Jennifer Lawrence walked down the red carpet, stealing attention with their own unique looks.

Swift brought out her sultry side as she showed off her side boobs in a backless Donna Karan Atelier gown. Fox flaunted her post-baby body in a pale-pink Dolce & Gabbana lace strapless gown that flared below the knees. Lawrence rocked a red Christian Dior Haute Couture dress, Brian Atwood shoes, Chopard jewelry, and a Ferragamo clutch.
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'Zero Dark Thirty' Easily Tops Box Office in First Wide Release Week

January 14, 2013 01:19:05 GMT


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Expanding to wide release Stateside, "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" successfully tops the North American box office this week by taking in $24.4 million. Recently snatching Best Picture nomination at Oscars, the Osama bin Laden hunt movie easily beats this week's new releases, "A Haunted House" and "Gangster Squad".

The Kathryn Bigelow-directed movie, which has been released in selected U.S. theater since December 19, garnered an "A-" CinemaScore from audience. It attracts 60% male moviegoers. Sony Pictures' worldwide president of distribution Rory Bruer says, " 'Zero Dark Thirty' is a big success. Kathryn did a masterful job of telling this story."
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Tom Cruise Believes He Has Special Power and Is on Mission to Fight Aliens


January 13, 2013 17:39:16 GMT


A new book "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & The Prison of Belief" that gives a deep penetration into the world of Scientology has been written and is ready for public consumption. New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright gives a disturbing story about Tom Cruise's ties to the church including his belief that he's on earth to save humanity from aliens hiding inside people's bodies.

According to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author in the new tell-all book, the "Top Gun" actor was introduced to the religion when he was 23 years old by Mimi Rogers who later became his wife. The "Lost in Space" actress was eventually ditched by him with the help from Scientology leader David Miscavige so that he could pursue his "Days of Thunder" co-star Nicole Kidman.
 
 
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