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July 23, 2013

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Paramore Reveals North American Tour Dates

July 23, 2013 09:24:08 GMT


Paramore has announced that they will embark on a string of tour dates this fall. Canadian indie-rockers Metric and Californian pop band Hellogoodbye are going to support the Tennessee rockers' "The Self-Titled Tour", which is set to kick off on October 15 at Seattle's Key Arena.

The 26-date tour will include their set at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans on November 2-3. The Hayley Williams-fronted band will also have their first headlining performance at New York's Madison Square Garden on November 13.
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Kris Humphries Scores Role on 'The Mindy Project'

July 23, 2013 09:14:49 GMT


Kris Humphries has signed up for "The Mindy Project". TV Guide learns that the 28-year-old NBA star has landed a guest-starring role on the FOX sitcom, playing himself in an upcoming episode of the show's sophomore season.

Humphries joins James Franco and Adam Pally ("Happy Endings"), who have been previously announced to guest star on the Mindy Kaling starrer. It will mark his first scripted series gig after previously appearing on reality series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" with her then wife Kim Kardashian.
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Video: R. Kelly Wraps Up Pitchfork Music Festival


July 23, 2013 09:00:15 GMT


R. Kelly wrapped up Pitchfork Music Festival at Chicago's Union Park on Sunday, July 21. Kelly opened his 90-minute set with a choir for "Ignition (Remix)". He went on to perform some of his hits, which included a capella rendition of "Sex in the Kitchen".

The 46-year-old singer also performed his other hits like "Bump n' Grind", "Hotel", "Thoia Thoing", "Fiesta" and "Happy People". "I didn't realize I had so many songs!" he told his fans during a break. "Every time I do a song, it brings back old memories from my own life."
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Chris Benoit Movie in the Works With 'Good' Director

July 23, 2013 08:50:50 GMT


A Chris Benoit biopic is under development at SRG Films and has just found its director. Deadline, which broke the news first, reports that Brazilian filmmaker Vicente Amorim has been hired to direct "Crossface" for the studio. The pic itself is adapted from Matthew Randazzo V's "Ring of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and The Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry".

"Wrestling is showbiz taken to the extreme and 'Crossface' is Limelight on steroids," said Amorim to the site. "Chris Benoit's story is the perfect vehicle for a fiercely honest film that is as much about him and the world of wrestling as it is about America and show business. I am very happy to be on board to help tell this story."
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Jenelle Evans Is Recovering After Emergency Surgery

July 23, 2013 08:50:32 GMT


Jenelle Evans was admitted to a North Carolina hospital on Monday, July 22 following abdominal pain and underwent an emergency surgery to remove her appendix. The "Teen Mom 2" star's boyfriend Nathan Griffith told Radar Online that the 21-year-old TV personality had been experiencing the pain for a while.

"She's been in pain for about a month and I suggested before that it could be her appendix. So I dropped her at the hospital before work. I told her to call me if you go into surgery so I could be there for her," Griffith said. Evans is currently recovering at the hospital. She is expected to be discharged on Tuesday.
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'Pretty Little Liars' 4.08 Preview: Hanna Pulls a Gun, Turns to Mona for Help

July 23, 2013 08:14:03 GMT


Caleb and Ashley share the same fear that Hanna won't stop at nothing until her mother gets released in the next episode of "Pretty Little Liars". In her desperate attempt to save her mother from a conviction, Hanna turns to the only person she thinks can help, Mona.

Caleb tries to convince Hanna that Mona can't be trusted, causing Mona to prove her loyalty in the most unexpected way. But Hanna may have to pay the prize for her mother's freedom, being convinced by Mona to "tell the truth" and is later seen pulling a gun in a preview for the upcoming outing.
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Vin Diesel's Marvel Film Involves 'Dom-Letty Relationship'

July 23, 2013 08:01:29 GMT


Vin Diesel seems to be really enthusiastic about his Marvel gig. During "Riddick" Comic-Con panel last week, the buffed action star revealed that there would be "some very big news coming at the end of this month." It turns out that he dropped some other information related to his potential involvement in Marvel universe off the Comic-Con stage.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Diesel gave another hint at what kind of project he would take part in. "Marvel was excited about bring a different kind of relationship, a different kind of love story," the 46-year-old hunk said. "I guess kind of inspired from the Dom-Letty [couple in 'Fast and Furious' franchise] relationship, into the Marvel universe."
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Kelly Rowland Releases Emotional Visuals for 'Dirty Laundry'

July 23, 2013 07:59:51 GMT


Kelly Rowland has released the music video of her confessional single, "Dirty Laundry". In the four-minute video, Rowland is seen lying down in a pool of water. The video then sees silhouettes of three girls performing as Rowland sings about jealousy of her fellow Destiny's Child member Beyonce Knowles.

In another scene, Rowland is seen having a dinner with her on-screen boyfriend, who eventually spills wine all over her white dress. "Phone call from my sister, 'what's the matter?'/ She said, 'Oh no, baby - you gotta leave!'/ I'm on the kitchen floor, he took the keys/ I was mad at everybody, I mean everybody," she sings about her relationship with her abusive ex-boyfriend.
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Kelly Osbourne Plans to Wed in U.K. Next Summer

July 23, 2013 07:41:01 GMT


Kelly Osbourne is going to walk down the aisle next year. The daughter of celebrity couple Sharon Osbourne and Ozzy Osbourne is planning to hold her wedding to fiance Matthew Mosshart in her native U.K.

Sharon revealed her daughter's plan in an episode of her daytime show "The Talk". "My daughter Kelly is now officially engaged and she's planning a summer wedding next year at our home in England," Sharon said on Monday, July 22.
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'The Bachelorette' Men Tell All, Zak Sings a Heartbreak Song

July 23, 2013 07:15:39 GMT


Desiree Hartsock faced the rejected men on "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All". Before that, the bridal stylist and host Chris Harrison crashed some viewing parties. She later met up with Ashley Hebert and Ali Fedotowsky, who gave her advice on how to handle the "bad boys."

The dumped guys were then welcomed into the studio, during which Juan Pablo got the loudest cheer. It was soon noticed that Brian wasn't among the guys, prompting Mikey to label him a "coward." Brian was ingloriously sent packing after her ex-girlfriend paid a surprise visit to the show and said it wasn't over between them.
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Mike Myers to Make Directorial Debut With 'Supermensch'

July 23, 2013 07:04:46 GMT


Mike Myers is set to make his first movie for A&E IndieFilms. The 50-year-old Canadian actor, best known for his alter-ago Austin Powers, will serve behind the lens for "Supermensch", an upcoming documentary that chronicles the life of talent manager Shep Gordon who has managed the likes of Alice Cooper, Blondie and Raquel Welch.

"I met Shep Gordon in 1991 on the set of Wayne's World," says Myers. "I thought he was a perfect combination of Brian Epstein, Marshall McLuhan and Mr. Magoo. I've been trying to get Shep to agree to let me make a movie about him for 10 years. Last year he finally he said yes. I loved him like a brother before we started making this film, and now having sifted through his life and his legacy, I love him even more."
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Cher Supports Kanye West Following Paparazzi Scuffle

July 23, 2013 06:39:47 GMT


Cher has Kanye West's back after the "Black Skinhead" rapper got involved in two scuffles with paparazzi in Los Angeles this month. In addition to supporting the rapper, the iconic singer took to Twitter to write her dislike towards the shutterbugs.

"Dear Kanye, thank you for trashing those loathsome parasites who steal our most precious gifts 'time and privacy', we can never get those back. Cher," the iconic singer wrote on Sunday, July 21. She added her personal story in another post, suggesting that her 4-year-old child fainted following an incident with paparazzi.
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Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and More Reportedly Join Stevie Wonder's Florida Boycott


July 23, 2013 06:35:59 GMT


A large number of musicians are reportedly following Stevie Wonder's footstep in boycotting Florida over the state's controversial Stand Your Ground law. A source close to Wonder revealed the names of the A-List performers who wouldn't perform in the state after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty for fatally shooting 17-year-old unarmed Trayvon Martin.

The source told American Urban Radio Network's April Ryan that Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Usher, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Trey Songz, Young Jeezy and Wale had signed on to the boycott. According to Ryan's report, some of the artists have already canceled shows in the Sunshine State.
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Video Premiere: Limp Bizkit's 'Ready to Go' Ft. Lil Wayne

July 23, 2013 06:23:25 GMT


Limp Bizkit rocks out with Lil Wayne in "Ready to Go" music video, celebrating the band's record deal with Cash Money Records. The rock band brings their loud party from the road to a suburban neighborhood. The girls get undressed and join water gun fight, while Weezy is doing what he does best - rapping.

The video was directed by frontman Fred Durst. Of the single, the rocker once said, "It sounds like a monster; it literally sounds dangerous. It sounds like that left of center, that place of discomfort that created rock 'n' roll, created the (heavy) metal, where it all spawned from."
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Hayley Atwell Knocks Out Thugs in First Clip of Marvel One-Shot 'Agent Carter'

July 23, 2013 06:15:54 GMT


Fans who came to the screening of Marvel One-Shot "Agent Carter" at San Diego Comic-Con last Friday have become the first to watch the action movie starring Hayley Atwell. However, for those who unfortunately could not make it, Marvel has unleashed a clip of the movie that briefly features Peggy Carter leaping into action.

The movie picks up where the events of "Captain America: The First Avenger" left off. In the story, British operative Carter joins the nascent S.H.I.E.L.D. organization and searches for the enigmatic "Zodiac" key. As she does her mission, Carter also battles her boss Agent Flynn, who thinks women have no place in the secret-agent business.
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Ariana Grande's New Single 'Baby I' Surfaces

July 23, 2013 06:01:00 GMT


After the success of her Mac Miller-assisted single "The Way", anticipation was high for Ariana Grande's next single "Baby I" ahead of the release of her debut album. Coming from production hands of Babyface, Tony Dixon and j. Que, the much-awaited song has finally arrived.

The R&B midtempo jam is apparently poised to become her next chart-busting single. Just hours after being released, it is climbing up to the top spot on iTunes chart competing against One Direction, who just premiered a music video for their new single "Best Song Ever" on the same day.
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Drake on J. Cole's Autism Lyrics: 'I Share Responsibility and Offer My Sincerest Apologies'

July 23, 2013 05:03:52 GMT


After J. Cole apologized for his autism lyric in Drake-assisted track "Jodeci Freestyle", now his duet partner expresses similar remorse for the insensitive remarks. "I share responsibility and offer my sincerest apologies for the pain this has caused," Drake says.

The offensive rhymes J. Cole busted in his song were, "F**k your list, you lame ni**as and doubters/ I'm undoubtedly the hottest and that's just me being modest/ Go check the numbers, dummy/ That's just me getting' started/ I'm artistic, you ni**as is autistic, retarded."
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Timur Bekmambetov Reimagines 'Wizard of Oz' for Syfy

July 23, 2013 04:58:40 GMT


Timur Bekmambetov will bring a present-day warrior to the mythical land of Oz on an upcoming Syfy miniseries. The "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" director will reimagine L. Frank Baum's classic tale "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" for the new project called "Warriors of Oz".

The modern-action take on the famous story will see a warrior from present day Earth transported to a post-apocalyptic future Oz, Deadline reports. There, he must team up with three other warriors, Heartless, Brainless, and Coward, in order to defeat the evil Wizard who has enslaved the land.
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'Charmed' Actress Rose McGowan Engaged to Davey Detail

July 23, 2013 04:38:29 GMT


Actress Rose McGowan is engaged to get married. A representative for the "Charmed" star confirmed to E! News on Monday, July 22, that McGowan is "happily engaged" to her artist boyfriend Davey Detail.

McGowan and Detail have reportedly been dating for a year. Last week, McGowan was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her ring finger. Wearing a crop sleeveless top and torn jeans, the actress took a stroll with her boyfriend and another friend in West Hollywood. The three stopped by a thrift store "Out of the Closet" during the outing and had a big pink plastic bag full of stuff as the result.
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Two Generations Unite in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' First Posters

July 23, 2013 04:28:28 GMT


The much-awaited official posters of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" have finally hit the web. The basics of the Bryan Singer film are delivered quite well through the designs of both cool posters which feature Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy as the Professor X of future and past as well as Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender as the old Magneto and the younger one.

First footage from the movie, meanwhile, has been screened at last week's San Diego Comic-Con. Singer almost brought the entire cast members to the stage for the promotional effort. As shown in the video courtesy of Rabid Movie Fan, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin and Jennifer Lawrence were among the panelists.
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Chris Brown and Drake Cleared in Club Brawl Lawsuit

July 23, 2013 04:27:05 GMT


A lawsuit filed by Entertainment Enterprises, the company behind Greenhouse nightclub which is adjacent to W.i.P where Chris Brown and Drake were infamously involved in bottle-hurling fight last year, has been tossed out by a judge.

The company was initially seeking $16 million in damages from the R&B singer and the rap star, claiming the violent altercation had given Greenhouse bad publicity and thus ruined their reputation due to W.i.P's close proximity to the Greenhouse.
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Miley Cyrus, Mike WiLL, Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J's '23' to Drop Next August

July 23, 2013 04:08:46 GMT


Miley Cyrus and Mike WiLL Made It have announced that their collaboration single will be dropped next month. On Monday, July 22, Miley tweeted that the single called "23" was set to arrive on August 26. The track also features guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J.

"23" is the lead single off Mike's debut album "Est. In 1989 Pt. 3 (The Album)". The producer's new album is scheduled to be released later this year via his own EarDrummers Entertainment label. The album will serve as Mike's first LP and follow up his 2012 mixtape, "Est. In 1989 (Part 2.5)".
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Rick Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' Gets Married to Deanna Burditt

July 23, 2013 03:58:32 GMT


Rick Harrison is a married man for a third time at the age of 47. The "Pawn Stars" member tied the knot with Deanna Burditt Sunday, July 21 at a sunset ceremony in Laguna Beach, California. The wedding came a year after they announced their engagement in February 2012.

It's also a third marriage for Deanna. Her three daughters were present along with Rick's three sons to witness their union. Rick's costar and good buddy Austin "Chumlee" Russell served as ringbearer, and "Counting Cars" star Danny Koker officiated the wedding.
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NBC's 'Siberia' Pre-Empted by Royal Baby Coverage


July 23, 2013 03:39:47 GMT


Royal Baby's birth has taken over the spotlight in all media, and TV networks are no exception. On Monday, several major U.S. networks have decided to pre-empt their regular programmings in favor of coverage of the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son.

NBC confirmed via Twitter that it bumped a new episode of "Siberia" titled "Fire in the Sky" to July 29. In place of it, the Peacock airs a one-hour "Dateline" special, hosted by Natalie Morales, which provides "viewers with an intimate look inside the lives of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge."
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Lucasfilm Shoots Down Rumor J.J. Abrams Exits 'Star Wars Episode 7'


July 23, 2013 03:37:39 GMT


J.J. Abrams has just been hit with another rumor claiming that he will leave "Star Wars Episode 7". The filmmaker previously fueled the reports after he confessed to the Guardian that he was reluctant to do the production of the next "Star Wars" movie in Britain for a personal reason. Now, it is Devin Faraci of Badass Digest that ignites the rumor again.

Faraci claims that he kept "hearing tons of rumors that JJ Abrams is on the verge of dropping out of Star Wars" at the past weekend's San Diego Comic-Con and even predicts that he might jump aboard "Star Trek 3", which currently has no director yet. In response to it, Lucasfilm quickly makes an official statement.
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Lady GaGa Named Highest-Earning Celebrity Under 30 by Forbes

July 23, 2013 03:28:30 GMT


Lady GaGa regains number one spot on Forbes' list of highest-earning celebrities under 30. Despite her hip injury which forced her to cancel several gigs, the 27-year-old popstar raked in approximately $80 million between June 2012 and June 2013. GaGa was named best-paid celebrities under 30 in 2011. Other young celebrities who make it into this year's top three are Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift.

The "Paparazzi" singer tops the list of highest-earning celebrities under 30 with $80 million in earnings. The singer would earn more if she had not scrapped the remaining gigs on "Born This Way Ball" tour because of hip injury. Forbes noted that the tour grossed $168 million through January. Her new album "ARTPOP" is coming out in November and she will cash in more following the album's release.
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Michael Jackson's Mom Says She Never Saw Her Son Under the Influence of Drugs


July 23, 2013 03:23:22 GMT


Michael Jackson's mother was back to the witness stand in the wrongful death lawsuit against promoter giant AEG Live. Katherine Jackson said she was aware of rumors suggesting her son was addicted to painkillers. According to her, Jacko denied it when she confronted him. She also insisted she never saw him under the influence of the prescription drugs.

The Jackson matriarch, 83, said she and some family members once staged an intervention at the Neverland Ranch in 2002 but "there were no deep discussion or anything like that." "When we got there, he was okay, he was upset," she remembered. "It was kind of embarrassing."
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Rita Moreno to Be Honored With SAG Life Achievement Award

July 23, 2013 02:35:57 GMT


The Screen Actors Guild has named Rita Moreno the 50th recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. The 81-year-old actress will be presented with the award at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards which will be held January 18 and broadcast live on TNT and TBS.

"I am simply delighted that Rita Moreno is the 50th recipient of our SAG Life Achievement Award - the most prestigious honor we bestow," said Ken Howard, SAG-AFTRA co-president, in a statement released on Monday morning, July 22. "She is an extraordinarily versatile, talented and generous actor whose career is notable for its courageous choices and for the breadth, depth and quality of her many demanding and commanding roles."
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Sacha Baron Cohen No Longer Attached to Play Freddie Mercury

July 23, 2013 02:33:36 GMT


After having long been attached to portray Freddie Mercury in a feature biopic, Sacha Baron Cohen is now reported making his way out of the project. First breaking the news, Deadline learns that the English actor, best known for his alter-ego Borat Sagdiyev, has dropped out of the movie following creative differences with the remaining members of Queen.

According to the report, the rock band who has script and director approval wants the film to be a PG one. On the other hand, Cohen has always envisioned it to be a gritty R-rated look at the life of the talented gay singer. The actor even had brought in scribe Peter Morgan and various directors like David Fincher and Tom Hooper to develop it, but none of them were approved.
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One Direction Debuts 'Best Song Ever' Music Video

July 23, 2013 02:29:05 GMT


One Direction has unveiled the highly-anticipated music video for their newest single, "Best Song Ever". Directed by Ben Winston, the 6-minute video opens with group members meeting with their own alter egos. Veronica the sexy secretary (Zayn Malik) takes the boys to see Harvey and Jonny the studio executives (played by Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson, respectively).

Then emerges Marcel the marketing guy (Harry Styles), who offers plenty suggestions on how the boys should look as a boyband. He even brings out Leeroy the choreographer (Liam Payne), whose appearance and behavior force the boys to open their mouth in shock.
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Final Version of Kanye West's 'Black Skinhead' Video Officially Gets Released

July 23, 2013 02:13:30 GMT


Kanye West finally unleashes the final version of his "Black Skinhead" music video, which was prematurely leaked two weeks ago, much to his dismay. While there is not much change in the content that sees him roaming in the shadow, the official video is worth to watch as it is equipped with interactive tools.

The experimental clip, directed by photographer Nick Knight who helped Lady GaGa with her "Born This Way" visuals and helped Kanye with his "New Slaves" video, allows viewers to slow down or speed up the image and the sound. It also gives them an option to capture stills from the video and share them on social media.
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President Obama Congratulates Prince William and Kate Middleton on Baby Boy's Arrival

July 23, 2013 02:01:52 GMT


Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton receive many congratulatory messages on the birth of their little prince. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are among the well-wishers. "Michelle and I are so pleased to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the joyous occasion of the birth of their first child," President Obama said in a statement.

"We wish them all the happiness and blessings parenthood brings. The child enters the world at a time of promise and opportunity for our two nations. Given the special relationship between us, the American people are pleased to join with the people of the United Kingdom as they celebrate the birth of the young prince," the statement read further.
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ABC Family Officially Cancels 'Bunheads' After One Season

July 23, 2013 01:45:34 GMT


"Bunheads" has joined the list of short-lived shows. The one-hour ballet drama from Amy Sherman-Palladino has been officially canceled after being on the bubble since wrapping up its first and now only season in February.

" 'Bunheads' is a wonderful series that we are very proud to have aired. The series had amazing storytelling, the most talented cast and a passionate and loyal fan base," ABC Family announces in a statement. "Recognizing all of this, we took extra time to try and find ways to bring the series back for another season, but in the end it simply wasn't possible. We wish the cast and crew the best in their future endeavors."
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Video: Spike Lee Seeks Kickstarter Backing for New Film

July 23, 2013 01:42:54 GMT


Another famous Hollywood name turns to Kickstarter to fund his next project. Following in the footsteps of Rob Thomas and Zach Braff who have successfully raised money for "Veronica Mars" movie and "Wish I Was Here" respectively, Spike Lee has just launched a $1.25 million campaign for a currently untitled film about people's addiction to blood. As of this writing, he has collected $28,555.

"The only way to ensure as an independent filmmaker that your vision is on the screen is when you bring the money to the table," says Lee in the video, explaining why such an established director like him needs to crowdsource for his next movie. "Filmmaking is what I do, filmmaking is what I love. And, you guys, help me keep it going because this is a mother f***ing tough business."
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'Law and Order' Actor Dennis Farina Dies at 69

July 23, 2013 01:37:54 GMT


Dennis Farina, a former real-life cop who landed a role as detective on NBC's "Law & Order", has passed away. His publicist, Lori De Waal, says the actor died Monday morning, July 22 in a Scottsdale, Arizona hospital after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69.

"I was stunned and saddened to hear about Dennis' unexpected passing this morning," says "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf in a statement in the wake of the sad news. "The Law & Order family extends sympathy and condolences to his family. He was a great guy."
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Hillary Scott and Husband Welcome Daughter Eisele Kaye

July 23, 2013 00:56:04 GMT


It's a girl for Hillary Scott and her husband Chris Tyrrell. The female member of country music group Lady Antebellum and her drummer hubby are thrilled to announce that she just gave birth to a baby girl Monday, July 22 in Nashville.

"She's here, and we are in HEAVEN!!! Eisele Kaye, our beautiful angel, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!" the new mom excitedly broke the happy news on Twitter. The proud dad Chris added in a short statement, "She is incredibly gorgeous."
 
 
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