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March 08, 2013

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Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Debuts First Trailer

March 08, 2013 09:32:59 GMT


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The first trailer for "Much Ado About Nothing" based on Shakespeare's play has landed online via Yahoo! Movies, giving a look at the intense yet soapy and sometimes funny drama. Teasing the story of obsession, friendship, hatred, love, loyalty, power, deceit and truth, the video is set to St. Germain's "Rose Rouge".

The black-and-white film gives a contemporary take on the classic comedy. It centers on sparring lovers Beatrice (Amy Acker) and Benedick (Alexis Denisof), offering a dark, sexy and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love.
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Will Ferrell's and Ben Stiller's Comedies Come to IFC

March 08, 2013 09:30:18 GMT


The Independent Film Channel (IFC) takes comedy as its precious asset this year as the network has recently agreed to feature two new comedy shows to bring more laughs to viewers' houses. On Thursday, March 8, IFC announced that "The Spoils of Babylon" and "The Birthday Boys" had already been ordered to series to strengthen fan base of IFC comedy shows and even expected to follow the success of two IFC favorite shows, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's "Portlandia" and Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!"

"The Spoils of Babylon" is "a television adaptation of a best-selling epic novel by author Eric Jonrosh, that will feature an ensemble cast to be announced later. The blowsy century-spanning saga chronicles the sexy and dramatic lives of a family who made their fortune in the oil business."
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New Kids On The Block Premieres 'Remix (I Like The)' Music Video

March 08, 2013 09:28:36 GMT


More than a month after releasing their new single "Remix (I Like The)", '80s breakthrough boyband New Kids On The Block drops the visuals to their comeback track. The said track is the first single off their forthcoming "10" album, set to be released in April.

The up-tempo track, being about a nerdy chick who turns into a bombshell, has the men of NKOTB tapping the services of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" actress Artemis Pebdani for the lead role in the four-minute-plus clip as "The Lonely Wallflower". As the group's new song begins to play, so does Pebdani start to transform from wallflower to a party girl.
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Brooke Mueller's Naked Pics Allegedly Leaked by Former Assistant

March 08, 2013 09:10:17 GMT


Brooke Mueller has recently been hit with a nude-photo scandal after naked pictures of herself are sold to various outlets. The 35-year-old socialite is even more furious after finding out that her former assistant may be the one who sells those "unflattering" photographs.

The star's rep tells MailOnline, "Right now, we don't even know if any photos exist, let alone if they are of Brooke." Regarding the culprit behind the scandal, Brooke believes that a "disgruntled former assistant" is responsible for 'swiping' the nasty pictures. "If a former assistant did illegally obtain personal photos, she would be violating her non-disclosure agreement and placing herself and any media outlet that runs them in serious legal jeopardy," the rep says.
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Chris Brown Cursing Valet Attendant for $5 Overcharge


March 08, 2013 09:08:15 GMT


Chris Brown cursed and threatened a valet attendant who allegedly tried to scam him by asking $10 for service, instead of the usual $5. A source told TMZ that Brown lost his temper because he felt cheated. The source claimed that other people were charged $5 for valet service, but Brown was singled out because he was a celebrity. The source explained that this incident was not about the money, but principle.

The incident took place in Studio City, California on Wednesday, March 6. Brown attended Stars and Strikes Celebrity Charity Bowling Tournament at Pinz Bowling Alley, in which other celebrities such as The Wanted, Pete Wentz, Patrick Stump, Nick Cannon and will.i.am were expected to be present. After attending the event, Brown went to a valet attendant to get his car, but the valet attendant asked for $10 for the service.
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Ben Affleck Falls in and Out of Love in New 'To the Wonder' Trailer

March 08, 2013 09:06:48 GMT


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The U.S. theatrical trailer for "To the Wonder" is out. The new trailer still has a preacher narrating about love, but now it has the actors to voiceover to let the audience feel the love that has lost its fire.

The new trailer gives away some new shots as Ben Affleck's romantic life is bouncing from Rachel McAdams to Olga Kurylenko, with Javier Bardem popping in for guidance. Like most of Terrence Malick's movies, the majority of the feelings are conveyed by wordless interactions with the world, and through soft-spoken, poetic dialogue.
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John Mayer Premieres New Music Video 'Something Like Olivia'

March 08, 2013 08:59:27 GMT


American pop and blues rock musician John Mayer has just premiered the new music video to his latest single "Something Like Olivia". The track, written and produced by Mayer himself, is the third single off his fifth studio album "Born and Raised", released after "Shadow Days" and "Queen of California".

The video is the winning entry in a video-making contest initiated by Mayer for the purpose of having a visuals for the new song. Created and submitted by Mayer's fans Xavier Collos and Arthur Caron, the video bested other "beautifully crafted" entries with its "imaginative take" on Mayer's composition.
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Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold to Reunite in 'Beverly Hills Cop' Pilot

March 08, 2013 08:55:42 GMT


Eddie Murphy, 51, and Judge Reinhold, 55, are set to reunite in the pilot for the possible CBS series "Beverly Hills Cop". Judge will reprise his role as Billy Rosewood, who has scored a big promotion from his old job.

Meanwhile, Eddie, who also serves as the executive producer, will be back as Axel Foley who is now reportedly the new chief of police. Unlike Judge who is tapped for a cameo appearance, Eddie is expected to make occasional appearances should the pilot get picked up to series.
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Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas Reveal They're Having a Baby Girl

March 08, 2013 08:50:57 GMT


A baby girl is on the way for Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Thomas. The yoga instructor revealed their unborn child's gender in a recent interview. "Alec and I are overjoyed that we are going to be welcoming a little girl into our lives," she told Extra.

Thomas, who is due to give birth later this summer, jokingly added that with two female dogs and a baby girl in the house, not to mention Alec's teen daughter from his previous marriage with Kim Basinger, the "30 Rock" actor would be outnumbered.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Releases Official Photos for Each Couple

March 08, 2013 08:27:15 GMT


Ahead of its premiere on March 18, "Dancing with the Stars" reveals official images of the contestants. Kellie Pickler, an "American Idol" alum who turns into a successful country music singer, pairs with pro dancer Derek Hough. She dons a strapless blue mini dress with glittery details, while he dresses in white shirt and slacks. They strike a dancing pose.

Meanwhile, boxer Victor Ortiz & Lindsay Arnold, and comedian/actor D. L. Hughley & Cheryl Burke wear coordinating outfits, rocking blue and maroon respectively. Funnyman/actor Andy Dick & Sharna Burgess as well as NFL player Jacoby Jones & Karina Smirnoff look matching as well, opting for red and purple respectively.
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Kendrick Lamar Tops MTV's Hottest MCs List

March 08, 2013 07:47:29 GMT


West Coast's rap artist Kendrick Lamar has just been crowned this year's "Hottest MC in the Game" via a unanimous vote by MTV's Hip-Hop Brain Trust. The "Poetic Justice" rapper makes his debut on top of the coveted list, followed only by the best of the best in hip-hop music.

Def Jam Records' artist 2 Chainz trails Lamar in the list, scoring the runner-up distinction over last year's No. 1, Maybach Music Group's mogul Rick Ross, who settles for No. 3 this year. Veteran rapper Nas also makes his debut in the list, earning the No. 4 spot just above Toronto rapper Drake who rounds up the top five.
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Miley Cyrus Spotted Not Wearing Her Engagement Ring

March 08, 2013 07:41:35 GMT


Miley Cyrus has reignited rumors that she canceled her wedding with Liam Hemsworth as the 20-year-old singer was spotted not wearing her engagement ring from her 23-year-old fiance when leaving a recording studio in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 6. Attempting to hide her face from cameras, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus rose her hand which wore two rings, but not the one that was given by Liam when he proposed to her.

Earlier on the same day, Miley tweeted, "I am so sick of La. And sick of the lies that come with it. I didn't call off my wedding. Taking a break from social media. #draining," to deny that her wedding with the Gale depicter in "The Hunger Games" was canceled.
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'Glee' 4.16 Preview: Will and Finn's Duel

March 08, 2013 07:31:06 GMT


The tension is high all over McKinley High in the next episode of "Glee". Will and Finn are feuding and, for the first time in glee club history, the students give the teachers an assignment to solve the problem between them.

The two will perform songs by feuding artists, doing a mashup of NSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye" and Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way". The sing-off, however, can't contain their emotion as Will is featured in a preview wrestling Finn to the ground.
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'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Reveals Portraits of Peeta and Gale

March 08, 2013 07:11:36 GMT


In the latest images of Capitol Portrait series from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", two males who have feelings for Katniss become the center of attraction. Katniss' most trusted partner in the arena, Peeta, dresses from head to toe in white to match her own look. Meanwhile, the heroine's friend from back home, Gale, wears his usual hunting attire.

Another man is featured in the third newly-released photo. Portrayed by "Snow White and the Huntsman" actor Sam Claflin, Finnick Odair, the charismatic male tribute from District 4, shows off his chest in a white top with gaping neckline. All those three men hold a white rose to show which side they are on.
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James Franco Gets His Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

March 08, 2013 06:46:21 GMT


James Franco, who has been in the entertainment industry for 14 years, has been awarded the 2,492nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony was held on Thursday, March 7. James' younger brother Dave and their mother Betsy attended the ceremony to show their support. The director of "Oz: The Great and Powerful" and "Spider-Man" trilogy, Sam Raimi, as well as Seth Rogen, James' co-star in "Freaks and Geeks", were among the attendees as well.

In his speech, Sam took note of James' wide interest in arts and other subjects. The director jokingly said, "Working with James over the years, I've learned many things about him. James is a teacher, a poet, a sculptor, an actor, a director, a writer, a producer, a basket weaver - the thing goes on and on for days! Seems like we're always discovering James' next endeavor."
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'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Sequel Is Already Underway With Mitchell Kapner Returning as Scribe

March 08, 2013 06:34:40 GMT


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"Oz: The Great and Powerful" won't hit theaters until Friday, March 8, but Disney has given a greenlight to the sequel of the film. According to Variety, the studio has already hired Mitchell Kapner, who co-wrote the first film with David Lindsay-Abaire, to work on the sequel's script.

No plot details are available at this point, but it is highly likely that the original cast members return to the sequel. Mila Kunis once revealed that she and her co-stars were on board for the upcoming film. "We're all signed on for sequels," she said. Rachel Weisz was also enthusiastic about the possibility of a second installment. "I hope so," she said when asked about sequel plans. "If there is one, I'd love to be in it."
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First Bottles of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Wine Sell Out Within Hours


March 08, 2013 06:34:21 GMT


The first 6,000 bottles of Miraval rose wine launched by powerhouse Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have gone on sale and sold out within hours. "Selling started at 9:00 A.M. (08:00 GMT) and everything was sold by 2:00 P.M.," Vitabella, a rep for the vineyard, says.

Another 100,000 bottles have been sold to wine merchants and restaurants, according to report. Orders for the 2012 vintage which is bottled from Jolie-Pitt's French vineyard and priced at a relatively reasonable $138 per case of six bottles have now been closed.
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Drake Releases New Song '5AM in Toronto'

March 08, 2013 06:32:53 GMT


Canadian rapper Drake took to Twitter on Thursday, March 7, past midnight to share his latest single "5AM in Toronto", posting it to his SoundCloud account. It is the second single released online by the 26-year-old recording artist this year, after "Started from the Bottom" released in February, although it is still undetermined whether it will be included in Drake's forthcoming third album entitled "Nothing Was the Same".

In the Boi-1da and Vinylz-produced sequel to "9AM in Dallas", the Young Money Entertainment artist addressed his bashers, "You underestimated great/ Most number ones ever, how long did it really take me/ The part I love most is they need me more than they hate me/So they never take shots, I got everybody on safety."
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Bolshoi Dancer Denies Ordering Use of Acid in Attack on Director Sergei Filin

March 08, 2013 05:00:13 GMT


Pavel Dmitrichenko appeared in court on the first day of his arraignment after arrested for his involvement in plotting attack on Bolshoi Theatre's artistic director Sergei Filin. From his cage, the dancer admitted he's the mastermind behind the attack but insisted throwing acid in Filin's face was not his idea.

"He always offered, 'Let me go there and solve this question, let me hit him over the head,' I agreed. But after I heard what happened to him, I was in shock," an exhausted-looking Dmitrichenko said as quoted by LA Times.
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'Wolverton Mountain' Singer-Songwriter Claude King Dies at 90

March 08, 2013 04:47:47 GMT


Claude King, the singer and composer of 1962's hit "Wolverton Mountain", passed away at the age of 90 at his home in Shreveport, L.A.. King's eldest son Duane King found the singer, who had just celebrated his 67th wedding anniversary to his wife in February, unresponsive in his bed on Thursday morning, March 7.

Duane King stated that although his father was not really healthy, he felt much better recently. His father wanted to exercise and even planned to go fishing with him on Friday. Therefore, his father's sudden passing surprised him and family. "It caught us by surprise, and we're going to miss him. He was such an easygoing, unpretentious person who didn't have anything bad to say about anybody. He was my best friend, and I wish I could be half the person he was," said Duane.
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Video Premiere: French Montana's 'Freaks' Feat. Nicki Minaj

March 08, 2013 04:09:15 GMT


Cocaine City Records' founder and CEO French Montana finally drops the music video to "Freaks", the track from his upcoming album "Excuse My French", after a couple of teasers. As previewed in the previously-released behind-the-scenes clip, all eyes are on his collaborator, rapstress Nicki Minaj, and her show-stealing pasties.

The "American Idol" judge puts on her hip-hop/dance siren hat once again for Montana's new music video, momentarily setting aside her mature, critical demeanor on the hit TV show to bring back the raunchy, racy Nicki that she was first known for before bagging the judging gig. Minaj exposes her boobs with only a zipped-open gold jacket worn over her bare bosom covered only with two gold star-shaped pasties in the Eif Rivera-directed clip.
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Demi Moore Finally Files for Divorce, Wants Spousal Support From Ashton Kutcher

March 08, 2013 03:56:48 GMT


Demi Moore finally answers Ashton Kutcher's divorce papers with a request for dissolution of marriage of her own, three months after he filed his paperworks. The 50-year-old actress asks for spousal support from her estranged husband who's now dating Mila Kunis.

While Ashton was unsure about the date of their separation by checking it as TBD when he filed for divorce in late December 2012, Demi mentions in her legal documents that November 17, 2011 is the day they went their separate ways. Both agree they have irreconcilable differences.
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'American Idol' Top 10 Sing Victory Songs

March 08, 2013 03:36:50 GMT


"American Idol" unveiled its Top 10 finalists on Thursday, March 7. Each of the contestants who made it to the final round would take the brand-new "Idol" stage to perform a "victory song." Ryan Seacrest informed viewers that almost 39 million votes were in, about 10 million more than the same point last year. "The results are going to be a surprise for everyone - except me," he teased.

First to learn their fate were the boys. Paul Jolley made it to the Top 10 and he sang Heart's "Alone". Burnell Taylor followed Paul, covering "Ready for Love" by India.Arie for his victory song. The other guys in the final are Curtis Finch, Jr. who sang "So High" by John Legend, Devin Velez who performed Israel Houghton's "The Power of One", and Lazaro Arbos who belted out Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water".
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George Lucas Has Signed Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher for 'Star Wars Episode 7'

March 08, 2013 03:18:32 GMT


Amidst a lot of chatters about whether or not Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will return to the franchise in a new project to be directed by J. J. Abrams, creator George Lucas accidentally reveals that those three original "Star Wars" actors have been signed on for upcoming "Star Wars Episode 7". They are expected to reprise their roles as Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Luke Skywalker respectively.

"We had already signed Mark and Carrie and Harrison - or we were pretty much in final stages of negotiation. So I called them to say, 'Look, this is what's going on,' " he tells Bloomberg Businessweek, before quickly adding, "Maybe I'm not supposed to say that. I think they want to announce that with some big whoop-de-do, but we were negotiating with them. I won't say whether the negotiations were successful or not."
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Kim Kardashian Is Fine Despite Miscarriage Scare

March 08, 2013 03:11:39 GMT


Pregnant Kim Kardashian was reported going straight to a hospital in Los Angeles right after returning from Paris on late Tuesday night, March 7. A source told New York Post's Page Six about the details, "Kim started feeling ill on the plane from Paris, and called friends as soon as she landed. She was rushed to her doctor Tuesday night in tears. She thought she was having a miscarriage."

Fortunately, the four-month-pregnant E! star was informed that she and her baby were both okay. She was sent home at 12:30 A.M. after being examined and given the all-clear.
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Miley Cyrus Makes Cameo in Tiffany Foxx and Lil' Kim's 'Twisted' Music Video

March 08, 2013 03:01:27 GMT


Pop star Miley Cyrus joins female MCs Lil' Kim and Tifanny Foxx for their "Twisted" music video. Cyrus makes a special appearance in the Jonathan Andrade-directed clip perhaps as a favor granted for her new BFF Lil' Kim and the great female rapper's protege, Foxx. The song itself is the latest single off St. Louis rapper Foxx's debut mixtape "Yellow Tape".

Wearing nothing but a simple black top with matching shades, a pair of gold dangling earrings and some gold blings around her neck, Cyrus is seen partying in brief shots while the up-and-coming rapstress Foxx dishes out her single in the four-minute clip. Lil' Kim joins Foxx almost midway into the track to spit out the rhyming gymnastics that have made her into the all-time great lady MC fans have known her for.
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Kelly Osbourne Is 'Stable' After Hospitalized Due to Seizure


March 08, 2013 02:51:08 GMT


After being rushed to a hospital following a seizure on the set of E!'s "Fashion Police" on Thursday, March 7, Kelly Osbourne is reportedly in a stable condition. Her representative said, "She's speaking with doctors and is under evaluation. Her condition is stable."

"She was taken to a local hospital for further testing and is awake, alert and in stable condition," the representative added. "She will be staying overnight for observation as a precautionary measure. There are no further details at this time."
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'The Hangover Part III' Teaser Trailer: It All Ends in Las Vegas

March 08, 2013 02:35:16 GMT


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A day after unleashing the first poster, Warner Bros. Pictures debuts the first teaser trailer for "The Hangover Part III". It opens with a funeral scene where Zach Galifianakis' Alan shows off his angelic voice when belting out "Ave Maria".

The scene then cuts to the boys in Las Vegas, though Ed Helms' Stu says he told himself he would never come back to the city. Bradley Cooper's Phil promises, "Don't worry. It all ends tonight," but in typical "Hangover" manner, nothing ends well before some madness and mayhem.
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Justin Bieber 'Getting Better' After Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties on Stage

March 08, 2013 02:00:50 GMT


Justin Bieber is back on Twitter after health scare during a Thursday, March 7 show in London. "Getting better. thanks for everyone pulling me thru tonight. best fans in the world. figuring out what happened. thanks for the love," so he greeted his more-than 35-million Followers.

Bieber previously halted his third concert at the O2 Arena after reportedly feeling lightheaded on stage. After four songs, he went backstage and collapsed. While he was treated by paramedics, his manager Scooter Braun took the stage to explain what happened to the awaiting fans.
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Joy Behar on Her Exit From 'The View': 'It Seemed Like the Right Time'


March 08, 2013 01:44:35 GMT


Joy Behar is leaving "The View" at the end of the current season after 16 years on the show. Confirming the news, ABC says in a statement, "Joy Behar has been instrumental in the success of 'The View' from the very beginning. We wish her all the best in this next chapter, and are thrilled that we have her for the remainder of the season."

To Deadline, Behar reveals why she decided to quit the talk show. "It seemed like the right time," she says. "You reach a point when you say to yourself, 'Do I want to keep doing this?' There are other things on my plate I want to do - I've been writing a play, I've been neglecting my standup."
 
 
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