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January 31, 2013

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Miley Cyrus Signs With RCA, Works With Dr. Luke on New Album

January 31, 2013 09:20:57 GMT


Pop star Miley Cyrus has scored a deal with RCA Records to release her still untitled album later this year. Among the A-listers working with Cyrus on the new project are record producer and remixer Dr. Luke, who has already collaborated with the 20-year-old singer and actress on her 2009 hit "Party in the U.S.A.".

Just a couple of days ago, the former "Hannah Montana" lead revealed that rapper and record producer Tyler, The Creator will guest on her upcoming album, via a track that Cyrus wrote with hip-hop/R'n'B queen Mary J. Blige. She has also booked well-known producers Pharrell Williams, Hit-Boy and The Internz for the new project.
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'Supernatural' 8.13 Preview: Giant and Nazi Witches

January 31, 2013 08:55:56 GMT


In "Supernatural" world, Golem does exist. Sam and Dean will encounter one in the next episode of The CW's long-running series while they investigate the death of Rabbi Bass, who spontaneously combusted.

The case becomes even more confusing when they learn that the Rabbi was researching Nazi Necromancers. Sam and Dean are attacked by the Golem who turns out to belong to the Rabbi's grandson, Aaron.
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Beyonce Dresses Up as a Sexy Referee in Super Bowl Promo Pic

January 31, 2013 08:54:30 GMT


With her scheduled performance at the Super Bowl halftime show fast approaching, Beyonce Knowles is getting psyched for the big event, as revealed in a newly-released promotional photo. The Destiny's Child member is set to perform during the halftime of the big NFL game on Sunday, February 3 live from New Orleans.

The 31-year-old performer and actress posted the new pic on her Tumblr page, dressing up in a referee's uniform but hers was a body-hugging, tight ensemble of a black-and white striped jersey top and cropped shorts complete with thigh-high stiletto boots. She completed the look by sporting hash marks on her cheeks.
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Rick Ross Beefs Up Security After Shooting Attempt

January 31, 2013 08:26:14 GMT


After narrowly escaping a shooting attempt at his life Monday night January 28, Maybach Music mogul Rick Ross has decided to hire 24-hour armored personal security to watch his back. The rapper has amped to a full-time, round-the-clock armored security team from the usual security personnel that tagged along during his public appearances, concerts and other major events after surviving the drive-by shooting rampage.

The shooting incident happened on the occasion of Rozay's 37th birthday which he celebrated outside a Miami club. In the early morning of January 28, Ross was driving his silver Rolls Royce with a female companion when he heard shots being fired in his direction. Although Ross and his passenger Shateria L. Moragne-El weren't injured, he crashed his car as it was dodging the bullets which eventually landed on some buildings.
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Zac Efron to Team Up With Akiva Goldsman in New Thriller 'The Falling'

January 31, 2013 07:54:09 GMT


After starring in "The Paperboy", Zac Efron will tackle another edgy role in his next movie. The "Hairspray" actor has been chosen to lead a thriller movie called "The Falling" to be directed by Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Efron will not only star in it but he will also serve as a co-producer alongside Goldsman, Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold. The project itself is developed at Warner Bros. Pictures.
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Lindsay Lohan Avoids Jail Time in Latest Court Hearing, Shows Off New Tattoo

January 31, 2013 07:34:55 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is very lucky when it comes to staying out of jail despite her countless legal troubles. It seems that the "Liz & Dick" actress' decision to show up in court on a January 30 hearing is a right move since she dodges being sent to the pokey for now.

LiLo was charged with lying to police, reckless driving and obstructing officers from performing their duties following a car accident last summer. Attending the hearing in a black sleeveless dress with her mother Dina Lohan, she shows off a new tattoo of a triangle with double red linings on her arm.
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Nelly Shares Photos From the Set of 'Hey Porsche' Music Video


January 31, 2013 07:23:14 GMT


After releasing his new single "Hey Porsche" at the start of the year, Nelly is off to a desert outside of Los Angeles to shoot its much-anticipated music video. Photos from the January 29 shoot were shared by the St. Louis rap star via his Instagram page.

In one of the photos, Nelly is made into a greased-up mechanic, to which he teased his fans with the caption, "Had to get a lil Derrty today!!!! Need a shower now!!! Who helping??" In another shot, he is posing with his head down on the right side of a black Porsche, looking cool in his black leather jacket and shades against the hot desert surroundings.
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Christoph Waltz Tapped as 'Saturday Night Live' Host

January 31, 2013 07:17:35 GMT


Having been known for his villainous roles, Christoph Waltz will show his comedic skill on "Saturday Night Live". The Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning actor is set to host a February 16 episode of the sketch comedy show.

The upcoming hosting gig will mark the 56-year-old's first appearance on the NBC show. He will be joined by Alabama Shakes who will also make their debut as a musical guest on "SNL".
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Ellie Goulding Premieres 'Explosions' Music Video

January 31, 2013 06:49:50 GMT


British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding premieres the music video for her new track "Explosions" off her latest album "Halcyon" released in October last year. It follows her "Figure 8" video which Goulding dropped last November in support of the second single from the same album.

The black-and-white clip begins with Goulding sitting inside a bus, before randomly showing her various onstage performances of the track. It's sort of a glimpse into the current state of the indie pop musician, who's on U.S. tour to promote her second EP "Run Into the Light".
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Emma Fitzpatrick Parodies 'I Dreamed a Dream' to Promote Anne Hathaway at Oscars

January 31, 2013 06:41:39 GMT


Anne Hathaway gets full support from actress Emma Fitzpatrick for her Oscar's Best Supporting Actress nomination thanks to "Les Miserables". The star of "The Collection" makes her own "For Your Consideration" video dedicated to the Fantine depicter in the musical drama directed by Tom Hooper.

In the video, Fitzpatrick parodies Hathaway's tearful rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream". Starring as Hathaway herself, Fitzpatrick sings about the "Rachel Getting Married" actress' sacrifices when preparing to play Fantine, including getting her hair chopped and losing half of her weight.
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'Big Bang Theory' Casts 'Raising Hope' Actress as Raj's Possible Love Interest

January 31, 2013 06:32:32 GMT


Raj, the only geek who is still single on "The Big Bang Theory", will seemingly get lovestruck soon. The CBS sitcom has cast "Raising Hope" star Kate Micucci as Lucy, who is said to be a possible love interest for Kunal Nayyar's alter ego.

Details of Micucci's character are still kept under wraps, but The Hollywood Reporter says that she will appear in multiple episodes. She will be first featured in Valentine's Day episode titled "The Tangible Affection Proof".
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Ron Jeremy Resting After Surgery Goes 'Smoothly'

January 31, 2013 06:10:38 GMT


Ron Jeremy is on the road to recovery after his surgery went well. His manager Mike Esterman says the 59-year-old porn star veteran "is now resting with complete privacy and no visitors" after the procedure "went smoothly."

Mike adds, "Everyone on Ron's team has expressed well wishes and a speedy recovery!" His management team also asks fans to pray for the Hedgehog, "Please keep Ron in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery."
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Photos: Selena Gomez Rocks Out in Studio With Rock Mafia


January 31, 2013 06:08:28 GMT


Young pop star Selena Gomez shared a couple of her new photos recently taken inside a recording studio while working with the Rock Mafia music production team. The 20-year-old singer is busy at work on her new music as she is set to drop a new single in March, which she promised about to her loyal followers during her Unicef charity concert in New York more than a week ago.

One of the photos shows Gomez holding up her right arm with eyes closed and tongue slightly sticking out, wearing a black and white striped dress and what looked to be knee-high boots. She posted the shot with an accompanying tweet, "It's a sad, sad serenade @rock_mafia."
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Jason London's Rep Speaks Out After Bar Arrest

January 31, 2013 05:54:16 GMT


Jason London sends his representative to clarify swirling rumors about what happened when he was taken into police custody at the Martini Ranch. in Scottsdale, Ariz. over the weekend. The "Dazed and Confused" actor stands by his previous statement that he did nothing wrong in the incident, insisting he fell victim to a brutal attack while being arrested.

"The details of the events leading up to the incident are still being worked out with the help of many eyewitness testimonies; people who were there with Jason for the duration of the evening and with the recollection Jason does have. We will undoubtedly get to the bottom of the specifics. Neither Jason nor any of the witnesses we have spoken to have any recollection of anything even feeling like it was going south," the rep says.
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'Doctor Who' TV Movie in the Works to Celebrate 50th Anniversary


January 31, 2013 05:03:20 GMT


As a part of "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary celebrations, BBC America is teaming up with BBC Cymru to co-produce a TV movie based on the cult sci-fi series. Titled "An Adventure in Space and Time", the 90-minute drama will chronicle the genesis of "Doctor Who" TV series and the Time Lord's maiden voyage in 1963.

David Bradley, who is widely known for his role as Argus Filch in the "Harry Potter" film series, is cast as William Hartnell, the first Doctor depicter. "I'm absolutely thrilled," the British actor says of his casting.
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'Iron Man 3' Poster and Super Bowl Ad Teaser Highlight Battered Robert Downey Jr.

January 31, 2013 04:48:36 GMT


Robert Downey Jr. is all battered in a new poster for "Iron Man 3". The fan-favorite Marvel superhero is featured in bad condition with his trustee armor wrecked and his face plate gone. Sporting swollen face, the billionaire armored hero free falls from the sky after seemingly losing battle against his enemy.

Apart from the dramatic one-sheet, Marvel Studios also unleashes a teaser for the movie's ad that will air during the Super Bowl XLVII this coming Sunday, February 3. The short snippet sees Tony Stark, once again, in bad condition, a clear look at The Mandarin, another glimpse at Iron Patriot, as well as a quick look at Guy Pearce's villainous character.
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Rihanna Collaborating With Iggy Azalea on a New Song

January 31, 2013 04:36:00 GMT


Barbadian songstress Rihanna is working with Australian rap sensation Iggy Azalea, revealed audio engineer Marcos Tovar. "She was in the studio with Iggy earlier this month," Tovar disclosed. "They were introduced by someone in the Roc Nation team that has been managing Iggy's tour and Rihanna immediately loved her style. They're definitely collaborating on something together."

Even though it was only a few months ago when she released her latest album "Unapologetic", RiRi is currently hard at work on her new music, getting more hands on in the studio. "Rihanna loves music and has been getting more and more involved with the whole recording process in her latest albums. She's one-hundred percent responsible creatively for some of the new material she has been creating with different producers," Tovar divulged.
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'Gomer Pyle' Actor Jim Nabors Marries His Male Partner After 38 Years Together

January 31, 2013 04:24:46 GMT


Jim Nabors is officially a married man at the age of 82. The "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." actor tied the knot with Stan Cadwallader, a 64-year-old ex-firefighter, in a private ceremony before a judge on January 15 at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, just a few weeks after gay marriage was legalized in Washington state.

Nabors, who met Cadwallader in 1975 in Honolulu and now lives with him in Hawaii, told local news outlet that they "had no rights as a couple" prior to marriage. "[Y]et when you've been together 38 years, I think something's got to happen there, you've got to solidify something," he said. "And at my age, it's probably the best thing to do."
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First Look at Short-Haired Jodie Foster as 'Elysium' Villainess

January 31, 2013 04:21:30 GMT


Fresh off her headline-grabbing statement while delivering her speech at the Golden Globes, Jodie Foster lets her fans know how she will look like in her upcoming film "Elysium". Through a Twitter account called Simply_Jodie, some photos of the veteran actress on the set of the Neill Blomkamp-helmed movie are shared online, giving a look at the "Panic Room" star as Secretary Rhodes.

The 50-year-old actress is featured sporting a short bob hair and wearing an earpiece in the close-up pictures. Channeling her inner villainess, she looks fierce againts the background of what looks like a futuristic weapons room. No further details are provided about those images.
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'American Idol' Recap: Former 'Glee Project' Contestant and Fire Scare

January 31, 2013 04:18:57 GMT


The latest episode of "American Idol" featured auditions in two cities, San Antonio and Long Beach. Opening the show was Vincent Powell, who almost made it into semifinals in the past season of "Idol". He sang "Rock Me Baby" and was sent to Hollywood.

In San Antonio, the judges were also wowed with performances by Savannah Votion, Cristabel Clack, Ann Difani, Sanni Mi'Miaurra and Adam Sanders. Papa Peachez got the judges divided, but he made it through after Nicki Minaj convinced Randy Jackson to change his mind and gave a "yes."
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Rihanna: Chris Brown 'Doesn't Have the Luxury' of Messing Up Again

January 31, 2013 03:52:40 GMT


Rihanna is red hot as she graces the latest cover of Rolling Stone. In her cover story, the "Diamonds" singer talks about her reconciliation with Chris Brown and explains the reason why she takes him back despite what he did to her four years ago. It was love, she said. Besides, "he doesn't have the luxury of f**king up again. That's just not an option."

Speaking of their breakup, she states, "I wanted him to know what it felt like to lose me. To feel the consequences of that." According to her, she never expected to fall for him again. "So when that sh*t came back it hit me like a ton of bricks. Like, God, you've got to be kidding right now. But I got real with myself, and I just couldn't bury the way I felt," she reasons.
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Steve Carell and Jim Carrey Boast Silly Magic Tricks in 'Burt Wonderstone' International Trailer

January 31, 2013 03:45:48 GMT


Steve Carell and Jim Carrey show off their skills as professional magicians in an international trailer for "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone". In it, Carell plays an old-schooled magician who masters old tricks that don't really wow his audience. Portraying a more modern magician, Carrey appears as a rival who does silly-but-entertaining tricks, such as holding pee for twelve days and spending a night on red hot coals.

In the comedy film, Burt Wonderstone (Carell) and Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) have ruled the Las Vegas strip for years, raking in millions with illusions as big as Burt's growing ego. However, lately the duo's greatest deception is their public friendship, while secretly they've grown to loathe each other.
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Jessica Chastain Seals Next Project 'Miss Julie' With Colin Farrell

January 31, 2013 03:25:12 GMT


Following her acting stint in "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" that successfully led her to get nominated for Best Actress at this year's Oscars, Jessica Chastain nabs another leading lady role for her next project. The "Wilde Salome" actress has just been tapped to lead "Miss Julie", Variety reports.

Chastain is set to star opposite Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton. This will mark her first movie project post-"ZDT". She's expected to star as the female lead character, who is a woman trying to escape an exsistence cramped by social mores. She's suddenly drawn to a senior servant.
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Gary Allan Gets First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

January 31, 2013 03:15:50 GMT


Country music artist Gary Allan clinches his first no. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with his latest album "Set You Free", selling a total of 106,000 units this week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It gives him his best sales week ever, edging the 99,000 sales of his 2005 studio effort "Tough All Over".

Boosting the "Set You Free" debut to the top of the albums chart is the country airplay chart no. 1 single "Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)". A musical guest appearance by Allan on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" also seemed to help promote his ninth studio album.
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'The Vampire Diaries' 4.13 Preview: Damon Doesn't Trust Shane in the Wild

January 31, 2013 02:58:50 GMT


Elena and the gang are going into the wild in the next episode of "The Vampire Diaries". Shane leads them in an expedition to a desolate island off the coast of Nova Scotia, where he believes the secret of the cure lies hidden, and he soon notices the place uses some kind of magic.

On the trek to the island's interior, Jeremy is attacked by a mysterious guy, and Damon seemingly grows impatient as he accuses Shane of leading them into a trap. Rebekah and Elena continue their bitter rivalry, and Stefan does his best to keep the peace.
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Mark Wahlberg Gives Updates on Newly-Greenlit 'Entourage' Movie

January 31, 2013 02:58:24 GMT


Just a day after it was confirmed that Warner Bros. Pictures gave green light to "Entourage" movie, executive producer Mark Wahlberg takes time to share some updates and details of the long-developed project. To MTV News, he opens up about how the project finally got greenlit.

"[Series creator] Doug [Ellin] wanted to go off to do another show, and HBO liked the idea of doing it, but to have Doug actually have time to sit down and write the script ... I always knew the fans wanted a movie," the lead actor of upcoming "Transformers 4" says.
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Lindsay Lohan's Dad Welcomes Baby Boy Landon With Girlfriend Kate


January 31, 2013 02:22:49 GMT


Amid her incessant legal troubles, Lindsay Lohan becomes a big sister again to a newborn baby of her dad Michael Lohan and his girlfriend Kate Major. On Wednesday, January 30, Michael's on-and-off girlfriend gave birth to his son at a Florida hospital around 2:39 P.M. local time, a rep for the family confirms.

The new addition to the Lohan family weighed in at 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured nearly 20 inches. Michael and Kate named their little guy Landon Major Lohan. Their rep shared that LiLo's dad was with his girlfriend throughout the entire labor. The Lohan patriarch even cut the baby's umbilical cord. The rep added that both mother and baby boy were "doing great."
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'How I Met Your Mother' to Reveal the Titular Mother in Ninth and Final Season

January 31, 2013 02:15:13 GMT


"How I Met Your Mother" will return for its final season. CBS officially announces that it has renewed the long-running sitcom for a ninth season, which will also be the last for the hit comedy series.

"Through eight years, 'How I Met Your Mother' has mastered the art of leading-edge comedy, emotional water-cooler moments and pop culture catchphrases," CBS president Nina Tassler says in a statement. "We are excited for Carter, Craig, Pam Fryman and this amazing cast to tell the final chapter and reveal television's most mysterious mother to some of TV's most passionate fans."
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The Muppets Flock the Train Station in First Image of the Sequel

January 31, 2013 01:50:06 GMT


After kicking off its production in London last week, "The Muppets" sequel unleashes its very first sneak peek in form of a new still. Almost at the same time, Walt Disney Pictures also drops a press release, announcing that the upcoming puppet movie will now be officially titled "The Muppets...Again!"

The colorful image shows Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and their gang flocking a train station. Some of them are featured hanging on a pillar, another one is seen running in hurry, others are just sitting randomly on a stack of suitcases or on a bench. A man is also seen making a call in a phone booth.
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Patty Andrews of Andrews Sisters Dies at 94

January 31, 2013 01:31:11 GMT


Patty Andrews of Andrews Sisters has passed away. The lead singer and last surviving member of the trio died of natural causes at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Northridge, family spokesman Alan Eichler says in a statement. She was 94.

Patty was the youngest of the singing group, which also consisted of LaVerne Sophia Andrews and Maxene Angelyn Andrews. She was only seven years old when the group was formed. Their song "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" became a hit in 1941.
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Justin Timberlake Added to 2013 Grammy Lineup

January 30, 2013 20:58:19 GMT


Justin Timberlake is going to follow up his performance at the Super Bowl weekend with a more major gig ahead of his much-awaited new album. The "Trouble with the Curve" actor is scheduled to perform at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards on February 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The 2013 event will mark the first time JT sings at the Grammys since his collaboration with Al Green, Keith Urban and Boyz II Men for "Let's Stay Together" four years ago. The upcoming gig will also support his music comeback which was marked by the release of new single "Suit & Tie".
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Hospitalized Ron Jeremy in Critical Condition With Heart Aneurysm

January 30, 2013 20:31:57 GMT


Ron Jeremy is being treated in a Los Angeles hospital for an aneurysm that was located near his heart. TMZ reports the porn star veteran has been transferred to the intensive care unit to be prepped for surgery after his condition worsened.

According to his manager Mike Esterman, 59-year-old Jeremy drove himself to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tuesday afternoon, January 29 after experiencing severe chest pain. The doctors treating him discovered that he had a heart aneurysm.
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Barbra Streisand to Perform at 2013 Oscars for First Time in 36 Years

January 30, 2013 20:00:20 GMT


Barbra Streisand is added to the lineup of musical guests who will make live performances at the upcoming 85th annual Academy Awards. It will mark the second time she sings at the Oscars after her March 28, 1977 performance during the 49th annual Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

"In an evening that celebrates the artistry of movies and music," says producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, "how could the telecast be complete without Barbra Streisand? We are honored that she has agreed to do a very special performance on this year's Oscars, her first time singing on the show in 36 years."
 
 
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