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April 03, 2013

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Sam Rockwell's 'A Single Shot' Debuts Chilling First Teaser

April 03, 2013 09:24:03 GMT


The first teaser trailer for "A Single Shot" has landed online. Premiered at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival, the film will be screened at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival later this month. Based on the crime novel by Matthew F. Jones, it follows Sam Rockwell's John Moon, a deer hunter who gets involved in an accidental crime, all while trying to get his family back together.

The trailer opens with a narration by a voiceover and it shows dark atmosphere surrounding the wood. The trailer features some intense and chilling footage and shows scenes where Moon moves slowly as he carries his gun and points it at something unseen. The trailer concludes with a gun fired somewhere inside the wood.
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Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko Show PDA on Beach

April 03, 2013 09:09:48 GMT


Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko displayed affection towards each other on the beach in Hollywood, Florida on Tuesday, April 2. The pair were spotted enjoying their time on the beach strolling hand-in-hand and playing in the water. Hayden wore purple bikini, while Klitschko opted for a pair of blue pants.

The couple was also seen lying down on the sand under the warm sun rays. Klitschko, who could not keep his hands off Panettiere, kissed her while covering their faces with his hand. He leaned on her body, propping his weight in one elbow while his other hand was on the actress' face.
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Lady GaGa Snubbed $1 Million Offer to Perform at Republican National Convention

April 03, 2013 08:58:38 GMT


A lawsuit filed by the American Action Network indicated that pop superstar Lady GaGa had turned down a $1 million offer to perform at last year's Republican National Convention. The information had been made known when the said Republican non-profit fundraising organization sued the event organizer tasked to book entertainers for last August's event.

Reports revealed that among all the celebrities invited, GaGa got the highest offer of all. Despite the very lucrative sum for just a one-time performance, the 26-year-old artist still declined the attractive offer. Not even an additional $150,000 to be donated to a domestic violence shelter could convince the flamboyant singer to change her mind.
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Shaquille O'Neal Channels Cop and Raps in First 'Grown Ups 2' Trailer

April 03, 2013 08:52:30 GMT


Adam Sandler will bring more laughs with the sequel to 2010's comedy film "Grown Ups". With the release of the first trailer of "Grown Ups 2", fans can expect that this film will be no less entertaining than its predecessor as some amusing scenes are highlighted in the preview.

Shaquille O'Neal, who appears as a police officer with some comical hair, suddenly approaches Sandler and his friends, who can be seen carrying some grocery bags. When he points his gun to them, the retired basketball player suddenly raps some verses and hypes them up by making them "say ho!"
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One Direction Might Perform Secret Set at Glastonbury Festival

April 03, 2013 08:48:48 GMT


On April 1, NME reported that a source close to One Direction disclosed that the British-Irish boyband would take one of the unannounced slots at this year's Glastonbury Festival that will run from June 26 to 30 at the Pilton farms in Somerset, in South West England. The popular heartthrobs were said to appear as special guests and would play live from Park Stage. However, the site later pointed out on its Twitter page that the article was just an April Fools' prank.

"It might seem like a strange booking at first, but One Direction are the biggest boyband on the planet and Glastonbury is the biggest festival," the purported insider said. The booking, although still not yet officially confirmed, is not far-fetched, as Barbadian princess Rihanna has been lined up to perform as a headliner at the 2013 music fest.
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Colin Hanks and Wife's Second Baby on the Way

April 03, 2013 08:46:16 GMT


Colin Hanks and his wife, Samantha Bryant, are expecting their second child. A representative for the couple confirmed the news after on Monday, April 1, Bryant debuted her baby bump at the opening night of father-in-law Tom Hanks' new Broadway play, "Lucky Guy".

Along with Colin, Samantha walked the red carpet in a form-fitting dress that showed off her growing belly. The couple, who was joined by Colin's sister Elizabeth and stepmom Rita Wilson, posed for photos on the arrivals line at the Broadhurst Theater in New York City. "[I'm] so excited!" Rita said when asked about her stepson's baby news. "Very beyond!"
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Will Arnett Tapped to Join Lead Cast of 'Ninja Turtles'

April 03, 2013 08:42:03 GMT


"Ninja Turtles" has added another star to its cast ensemble. "Arrested Development" star Will Arnett is confirmed to play one of the lead characters in the new big-screen adaptation of the beloved cartoon heroes to be produced by Michael Bay and directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

The role the "Up All Night" actor is playing is still kept under wraps. The only vacant spots left to portray lead characters are the turtles' sensei rat Splinter, their human friend Casey, and the villainous and masked Shredder. Words have just got out that the 42-year-old hunk won't be Casey.
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Jimmy Fallon Close to Replace Jay Leno on 'Tonight Show' With New NBC Deal

April 03, 2013 08:20:25 GMT


Speculation about the possible transition on "The Tonight Show" continues with latest report saying that Jimmy Fallon has extended his deal with NBC. According to various sites, the new contract includes a point that says he will replace Jay Leno as the host of "The Tonight Show" some time in the future.

However, it remains unclear when the switch will take place. Words were, some NBC executives wanted to launch Fallon-hosted "Tonight Show" in February 2014 to take advantage of the promotional platform of the 2014 Winter Olympics, but some others including "Late Night" executive producer Lorne Michaels didn't want to rush the transition.
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Melissa Joan Hart Appointed as Nutrisystem's Spokesperson

April 03, 2013 07:47:41 GMT


Melissa Joan Hart has signed a deal with Nutrisystem, a diet specialist which focuses on helping people to lose weight. In a press release which was issued on Tuesday, April 2, Nutrisystem's Chief Marketing Officer Keira Krausz announced, "We are thrilled to be helping and working with Melissa."

"She mirrors our values and will resonate with our customers as authentic. Moving forward, you'll see us have an appropriate mix of inspiring celebrities and real life customers who have also enjoyed success. We think dieters are savvier than ever and really appreciate someone who - above all else - is relatable," she added.
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'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans Rushed to Hospital

April 03, 2013 07:43:18 GMT


Jenelle Evans sparks new health scares. The 21-year-old mother of one was rushed to a hospital by her husband Courtland Rogers in an ambulance Tuesday afternoon, April 2. She was bleeding and was taken for medical treatment on the advice of her mother.

Jenelle has cysts on her ovaries that have a history of rupturing. "My cyst are horrible :( ...thanks @Kourtkourt910 (Courtland) for being here with me :( I can't even move my leg ughhhhhhhh," the young mother informed her Twitter followers.
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Julianne Moore Caught in a Love Triangle in First 'The English Teacher' Trailer

April 03, 2013 07:25:20 GMT


The first trailer for Craig Zisk-directed romantic comedy "The English Teacher" has made its way out online. In the two-minute video, Julianne Moore portrays a passionate English teacher named Linda Sinclair who secretly has a complicated love life contrary to her simple way of life.

The encounter with Jason Sherwood, her former student who returns to his hometown as a failed playwright, turns Linda's life upside down. When the two are committed to a school project, Linda unexpectedly lets her guard down as she is romantically involved with him.
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Justin Bieber on Being Famous: 'I'm Very Much in Control'

April 03, 2013 07:19:49 GMT


Justin Bieber graces the cover of Teen Vogue for its May issue. In an interview with the magazine, the 19-year-old singer opens up about his private life. He also responds to some negative news about him.

"I get good vibes from people all the time, and I probably could get along with them and be their friend, but now I just don't trust anybody. Literally, my phone never rings. I only have, like, four people that I keep in contact with," he says. "I don't need a bunch of friends to make me happy. I just need the people close to me that I love, that's all."
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D.L. Hughley No Longer Enjoys 'Dancing with the Stars', Calls Judges 'Bullies'

April 03, 2013 06:57:20 GMT


Have "Dancing with the Stars" judges gone too far this season? D.L. Hughley, one of the celebrity contestants, certainly thinks so. Interviewed by E! News backstage on the night of the results show, the 50-year-old comedian/actor calls the judges "bullies."

Hughley, who partners with pro dancer Cheryl Burke, wishes he had his mic on so that he could respond to the judges' critiques instead of being "a verbal punching bag." "I don't like the idea of somebody having a mic and me not," he expresses his frustration to reporter Will Marfuggi.
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Hilary Duff to Romance Ashton Kutcher on 'Two and a Half Men'

April 03, 2013 06:53:15 GMT


Hilary Duff has scored a guest stint on "Two and a Half Men". The Olivia Burke of "Gossip Girl" is billed to appear as Stacey, a love interest to Ashton Kutcher's Walden in the season 10 finale of the CBS comedy show. "So excited to be joining the cast of @TwoHalfMen_CBS this week! I get to play a crazy drunk girl, funnnn!!!" she tweeted on Tuesday, April 2.

Previously, veteran actress Marilu Henner has been tapped to portray Stacey's grandmother. TVLine, which first reported Duff's casting, said that Walden would end up falling for the grandmother herself.
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First Sneak Peek of Disney's 'Planes' Features 'Top Gun' Stars

April 03, 2013 06:34:07 GMT


Disney's "Planes" has released its first sneak peek online. The clip from the spin-off to 2006's animated film "Cars" features special actors whose voices will be recognized within seconds by many fans of "Top Gun", Val Kilmer and Anthony Edwards. The two rivals in the Tony Scott-directed film voice F/A-18E/F Super Hornets named Bravo and Echo.

The preview sees Bravo and Echo flying leisurely above the clouds. Their casual flight is suddenly interrupted by a crop duster named Dusty, voiced by Dane Cook. The orange plane challenges the F-18s to race against him, and the video later follows them engaging in a high-speed race.
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Paramore Unveils Side A of Their Self-Titled New Album

April 03, 2013 06:27:45 GMT


It's still a few more days before the April 8 release of their self-titled fourth studio album, but the trio of Paramore has decided to post online the first side of their new LP. Apparently, they plan to share all four sides of their double-vinyl LP over the course of the week. Side A of the album boasts four new tracks "Fast in My Car", "Grow Up", "Daydreaming" and the January-released single, "Now".

The band composed of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, bassist Jeremy Davis and guitarist Taylor York even shot and posted a YouTube video of themselves introducing the four new songs. "Oh so you made it here? Thanks for coming to hang out with us. You wanna hear Side A of our album?" said Williams.
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Halle Berry Snaps at Paparazzi at LAX

April 03, 2013 06:15:34 GMT


Halle Berry lost her cool when paparazzi got close to her, fiance Olivier Martinez and daughter Nahla after they landed in Los Angeles on Monday, April 1. At one point, the actress snapped at the paparazzi when she felt that they were too close. "Get away! There's a child! What's wrong with you people?" she yelled.

As the family got closer to their waiting car, the paparazzi got more intense. Olivier allegedly assaulted a paparazzo. Later, Halle had to restrain her fiance from kicking the man. "Olivier, no!" she warned and shoved him to the car.
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Jay-Z Launches Roc Nation Sport Agency, Announces His First Athlete

April 03, 2013 06:10:50 GMT


Jay-Z continues to expand his business ventures. Already having a successful management artist company Roc Nation which becomes a home to Rihanna and Shakira among others, co-owning giant basketball club the Brooklyn Nets and investing into the team's new home, multi-purpose indoor arena Barclay Center, the rap mogul is now launching a sport agency.

Dubbed Roc Nation Sports, the full-service sports management company will be led by the husband of Beyonce Knowles with Juan Perez as president. They partner with CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency, and have signed New York Yankees all-star second baseman Robinson Cano as their first client.
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Nicki Minaj Gets Intimate With Lil Wayne in 'High School' Music Video

April 03, 2013 05:15:46 GMT


Rapstress Nicki Minaj finally drops her "High School" music video, after teasing her Barbz with sexy photos from the video shoot where she displayed both her abundant cleavage and derriere. Apart from just posing seductively for the cameras, the voluptuous diva also gets to have an on-screen romance with her Cash Money Records boss Lil Wayne on the four-minute, Benny Boom-directed clip for the latest single off her album "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up".

The cinematic video features Minaj in the role of a drug lord's girlfriend who plots to steal his vault-strapped cash and jewels before she disappears with Wayne. Before that happens towards the end, the sexy rap star first figures in a steamy love scene with Weezy where they almost lock lips, something that the 30-year-old artist admitted became awkward.
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Magic Johnson and Wife 'Proud of' Gay Son

April 03, 2013 05:10:24 GMT


Magic Johnson's son, Earvin "E.J."Johnson III, was spotted walking and holding hands with an unidentified man on the Sunset Strip on Monday, April 1. TMZ reported the news and claimed the man was E.J.'s boyfriend.

E.J., wearing a fur coat and carrying a handbag, and his mystery man were heading into a club when he was asked by the site about the new Los Angeles Dodgers season and the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chances. "I'm going to hope and pray for them, too, because I always root for my Lakers," he said of his father's former team.
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Lady GaGa's Maternal Grandfather Paul Douglas Bissett Sr. Died


April 03, 2013 05:09:24 GMT


Sad news comes from Lady GaGa who just underwent a hip surgery. It's just revealed that her grandfather Paul Douglas Bissett Sr., the father of her mother Cynthia, passed away Sunday, March 31 in Liza's Place, Valley Hospice Care Center in Wheeling, WV. He was 86.

According to Altmeyer Funeral Home, he is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Veronica "Ronnie" Ferrie Bissett, three children, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a very well known singer throughout the valley.
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'Transformers 4' Confirmed to Film in China and Star Chinese Actors

April 03, 2013 05:03:09 GMT


"Transformers 4" will see some giant alien robot cars fighting in the world's most populous country as Paramount Pictures has closed a partnership deal with two Chinese companies. Signing the deal on April 1, China Movie Channel and Jiaflix Enterprises will co-produce the Michael Bay-directed film.

The partner companies will help with the "selection of filming sites within China, theatrical promotion and possible post-production activities in China as well as casting of Chinese actors and actresses in the film."
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Khloe Kardashian Denies Lamar Odom Charity Fraud

April 03, 2013 04:34:50 GMT


Khloe Kardashian denied an accusation that she and her husband Lamar Odom were involved in charity scam. Khloe explained in a statement that Lamar used the money from his charity foundation Cathy's Kids to help underprivileged children and there were no problems with authorities.

"It is unfortunate that my husband has been the target of an attack on athletes' charities, although he has personally contributed approximately $2.2 million to his foundation, Cathy's Kids, to fulfill its charitable purposes that include helping underprivileged inner-city youth," she wrote.
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'Pretty Little Liars' Spin-Off 'Ravenswood' Unveils Key Characters

April 03, 2013 04:30:46 GMT


There are still months before "Ravenswood" debuts on ABC Family, but it has already shared details of the key characters. According to TVLine, three of the main characters are Miranda, Abel and Olivia.

Miranda is described as "a feisty, disarming and unconventionally attractive 17-year-old. As a fiercely independent foster kid, she has tons of confidence, but it was hard-won. She uses her wits to cover her emotional scars." Beneath her "tough exterior," she's actually "a fearless, loyal friend for life."
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Video Premiere: Snoop Dogg's 'No Guns Allowed' Ft. Drake and Cori B.

April 03, 2013 04:08:23 GMT


Taking newspaper headline clippings and audio-visual footage from recent shooting incidents as the backdrop for his new single "No Guns Allowed", Snoop Lion a.k.a Snoop Dogg debuts a simple yet powerful new music video that drives home his firm anti-violence message. The 41-year-old artist sheds his gangster rapper persona for his newly-discovered reggae alter ego on this track and his forthcoming new album "Reincarnated", set to debut on April 23.

Snoop clearly wants to impart a strong message with the Jessy Terrero-directed visuals, starting the four-minute clip with no less than President Barack Obama in recent news footage where he was speaking about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting tragedy that happened back in December. With the desire to "spread the message of non-violence and the importance of unity and peace," Snoop then shows the harrowing images from the recent spate of mass shootings in and outside the United States to appeal an end to innocent killings.
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Shia LaBeouf Addresses His Foot Injury and Alec Baldwin Feud

April 03, 2013 04:02:25 GMT


Shia LaBeouf had some eventful days lately from clashing with fellow actor Alec Baldwin that ended with his exit from Broadway production "Orphans" and breaking his left foot in a recent training session. He didn't lose his sense of humor though as he made jokes while visiting "Late Show with David Letterman".

"I wish I could say it was wrestling tigers, but I was jumping rope," LaBeouf said. As the audience chuckled, David Letterman jokingly commented, "I don't know why they're laughing, because it's not funny." Wearing a gray brace, the actor said he injured his foot while boxing training for a possible project.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Votes Off Lowest Scorer Wynonna Judd

April 03, 2013 03:15:12 GMT


Wynonna Judd has become the first contestant to be voted off in "Dancing with the Stars" season 16. Landing on the bottom of the scoreboard following her performance on the prom night-themed edition, she and her partner Tony Dovolani were eliminated in the third week.

"I faced one of my biggest fears," she said of her stint on the dancing competition. She's grateful for getting to know Tony, saying, "I've made a life time friend out of Tony." The country music singer additionally admitted, "This is the hardest job I've ever loved. I'm a singer not a dancer. I did the best I could. I can't wait to get back to making my record and I love my country music fans more than ever."
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Jonas Brothers Announces North America Tour Dates

April 03, 2013 03:00:38 GMT


To support their yet to be titled, forthcoming new album, the Jonas Brothers trio announces that they will be going on a concert tour anew, their first North America trek in three years. Simply titled "Jonas Brothers Live", the tour will take the three siblings to 25 different cities across the U.S. and Canada starting this summer.

Kicking off on July 10, JoBros will first play at the Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago, Illinois before they perform in 25 other tour dates that will run until the middle of August. They will end the tour with a performance at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal Catwalk in Los Angeles, California on August 16.
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'The Muppets' Co-Creator Jane Henson Dies of Cancer

April 03, 2013 02:58:55 GMT


Jane Henson, who helped her late former husband create popular TV puppet program "The Muppets", passed away on Tuesday, April 2 at the age of 78. The Jim Henson Co. announced the sad news and said Jane died at her house in Greenwich, Connecticut, after a long battle with cancer. A memorial mass is planned for next week.

Jane was born in Queens, New York, in 1934. She first met Jim Henson in puppetry class at the University of Maryland in 1954. Later, they worked together to create the five-minute television program "Sam and Friends". Their characters were forerunners of "The Muppets", and the show included a prototype of the Hensons' most famous puppet, Kermit the Frog.
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Robert Redford Will Be the Head of S.H.I.E.L.D. in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

April 03, 2013 02:51:13 GMT


Robert Redford has confirmed his casting for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". During a press roundtable for his new film "The Company You Keep", the actor was willing to address previous report that he would star as a senior S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. "Well, the head of S.H.I.E.L.D. The head of S.H.I.E.L.D," he clarified to SPINOFF ONLINE.

On why he joins the Marvel film, Redford explained, "The Captain America thing is just a very simple thing." He went on sharing, "I wanted to do something different. I wanted to do something just to be different. Something bold, different. And that felt like a good thing to do. That was it, nothing more to it than that. Well, it's bold in terms of expectations, I guess."
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Jury Selections in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial Against AEG Live Begin


April 03, 2013 02:51:08 GMT


The process of selecting jurors in Michael Jackson wrongful death trial began on Tuesday, April 2. The first group of thirty five potential jurors was brought into courtroom with Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos warning that the trial could last around two or three months.

The candidates of juries were given a questionnaire each to fill out to see who could take that much time from their personal and work lives. LA Times reports that a second wave of 35 qualified people was set to arrive later in the afternoon for the same selection process.
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'Finding Nemo' Sequel 'Finding Dory' to Be Released in 2015

April 03, 2013 02:23:33 GMT


Fans of Oscar-winning animated film "Finding Nemo" can now look forward to its sequel. Disney and its Pixar Animation unit have announced that the sequel will be called "Finding Dory", and focus on the good-hearted little blue tang fish voiced by Ellen DeGeneres. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the film is set to be released on November 25, 2015.

"I have waited for this day for a long, long, long, long, long, long time. I'm not mad it took this long. I know the people at Pixar were busy creating 'Toy Story 16'. But the time they took was worth it," DeGeneres says.
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HBO Officially Renews 'Game of Thrones' for Fourth Season

April 03, 2013 01:45:55 GMT


Just days after debuting the third season of "Game of Thrones", HBO orders more of the hit drama series. On Tuesday, April 2, the premium cable channel officially announced that it had renewed the critically-acclaimed show for a fourth season.

Details of the fourth season are yet to be shared, but it is likely that the story will capture the events in back half of the third book in George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, "A Storm of Swords".
 
 
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