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August 22, 2013

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Lorde Announces New North American Tour Dates

August 22, 2013 09:20:58 GMT

Lorde has announced more dates for her upcoming North American tour this fall. In order to promote her upcoming "Pure Heroine" album, the New Zealand singer will hit the stage at Los Angeles' Fonda Theater on September 24.
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'Law and Order: SVU' Takes on Trayvon Martin Shooting and Paula Deen Scandal in One Episode

August 22, 2013 09:17:34 GMT

After new photos from the set of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" sparked rumors that the show had a Trayvon Martin-inspired episode, executive producer Warren Leight confirms the speculation. In fact, the long-running crime drama series combines the much-talked about shooting case and another headline-grabbing issue, the Paula Deen scandal, in one episode.
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Adaptation of Fan-Favorite Novel 'The Book Thief' Debuts First Trailer

August 22, 2013 09:05:50 GMT

Twentieth Century Fox has released first trailer for "The Book Thief", the adaptation of Markus Zusak's 2006 bestseller. With its heartwarming story and the star power lent by Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, the WWII drama certainly looks promising. As the trailer suggests, there is also a strong performance from newcomer Sophie Nelisse that surely makes the film even worth anticipating.
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Katt Williams Gives $1,000 to Wheelchair-Bound Fan

August 22, 2013 08:44:43 GMT

Comedian Katt Williams has given a fan $1,000 after learning that the wheelchair-bound woman needs kidney transplant. According to a TMZ report, a woman was seen crying after Williams' show in Boston on Sunday, August 18. Security guards approached her to check her condition.
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Drake Unleashes 'Nothing Was the Same' Album Covers

August 22, 2013 08:27:02 GMT

Drake has unveiled the official artworks for his upcoming album, "Nothing Was the Same". "New Album Date...NOTHING WAS THE SAME SEPTEMBER 24th," he wrote on Twitter on Wednesday, August 21, and attached a link to his website.
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Justin Timberlake Drops Feature on Juicy J's 'The Woods'

August 22, 2013 08:25:08 GMT

It's been awhile since pop/dance superstar Justin Timberlake and Taylor Gang Records rapper Juicy J have recorded a song together, the tune being the "Chop Me Up" track on JT's 2006 album "FutureSex/LoveSounds". They now reunite on Juicy J's forthcoming third solo album "Stay Trippy" track "The Woods", produced by Timbaland who also worked on their last team-up.
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Randy Jackson May Replace Jimmy Iovine as 'American Idol' Mentor

August 22, 2013 08:25:05 GMT

Randy Jackson may not be leaving "American Idol" after all. The former judge on the veteran singing competition is said to replace Jimmy Iovine, who reportedly won't return to the show after three years serving as in-house mentor.
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Share Passionate Kiss During Romantic Mexico Getaway

August 22, 2013 08:06:46 GMT

After a long promotional tour for her latest film "We're the Millers", Jennifer Aniston takes a well-deserved break in sunshine. On Tuesday, August 20, she and her soon-to-be-husband Justin Theroux were spotted in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico along with Jason Bateman, Aniston's co-star in "Horrible Bosses", and his wife, Amanda Anka.
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'Today' Anchor Jenna Wolfe Welcomes Daughter, 'Cold Case' Star Kathryn Morris Gives Birth to Twins

August 22, 2013 07:42:27 GMT

"Today" show's anchor Jenna Wolfe and her partner NBC News foreign correspondent Stephanie Gosk have welcomed a baby girl. Wolfe gave birth to the couple's bundle of joy on August 21 at 7:31 P.M., according to the news site. The baby arrived weighing in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
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Wayne Haun Leads 2013 GMA Dove Awards Nominees

August 22, 2013 07:38:11 GMT

Five-time Dove Awards winner Wayne Haun leads all nominees in this year's Gospel Music Association's 44th annual Dove Awards. The songwriter/producer earns the most nods with a total of 15 to top the list of nominations for Christian and gospel music excellence that were revealed Wednesday morning, August 21, at the David Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
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J. Cole Will Reshoot the Music Video for 'Crooked Smile'

August 22, 2013 07:26:26 GMT

Fans will have to wait a little bit longer until J. Cole drops the music video for "Crooked Smile". In a recent interview with Miss Info, the 28-year-old rapper said that he decided to reshoot the whole music video as he was unhappy with the first version.
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Kevin Rahm Planning 'Mad Men' Spin-Off Centering on Ted and Pete

August 22, 2013 07:12:39 GMT

"Mad Men" may be survived by Ted and Pete when it ends its run after season 7. Kevin Rahm has revealed he's planning a spin-off set in Los Angeles which will focus on his character Ted and Vincent Kartheiser's Pete.
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Report: Bradley Cooper Offered Rocket Raccoon Role in 'Guardians of Galaxy'

August 22, 2013 07:00:22 GMT

With Vin Diesel seemingly having the voice role as Groot in "Guardians of the Galaxy", it leaves Rocket Raccoon as the only CGI hero that has not found its actor yet. Now, a new report from Latino Review claims that Marvel and director James Gunn have secretly made an official offer to one big star who is a frequent collaborator of Jennifer Lawrence.
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Paris Jackson's First Pictures After Suicide Attempt Emerge, Mom Will Sue Seller

August 22, 2013 06:43:58 GMT

First pictures of Paris Jackson after her suicide attempt in June have emerged. Paris dyes her hair and sports new hairdo. According to RadarOnline, which posted Paris' new pictures, they were taken during a graduation ceremony in a therapeutic boarding school in Utah on July 18.
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Brandy Performs to Empty South Africa Stadium During Mandela Event

August 22, 2013 06:39:01 GMT

R'n'B artist Brandy was booked to perform in front of a crowd of 90,000 spectators at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa as part of the festivities for Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day. However, when she finally took the stage as the last act of the night, she was left with an audience of no more than 40 people, and was even cut from the televised broadcast.
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Paul Bettany Casts His Wife Jennifer Connelly in Directorial Debut

August 22, 2013 06:15:04 GMT

Paul Bettany will team up with his wife Jennifer Connelly in "Shelter", the British actor's directorial debut which he also writes and produces alongside Daniel Wagner, Robert Ogden Barnum and Katie Mustard. The Silas of "The Da Vinci Code" also casts Anthony Mackie in his new project.
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Jazz Legend Marian McPartland Dies at Age 95 From Natural Causes

August 22, 2013 05:59:15 GMT

English-born jazz pianist and National Public Radio (NPR)'s show "Piano Jazz" host Marian McPartland passed away on Tuesday evening, August 20, from natural causes at the ripe old age of 95. The jazz legend died in her Port Washington home in Long Island in New York, where she took a resident job at the Embers Club back in the 1950s and enjoyed long residencies well into the 70s and 80s.
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Video: Taylor Swift Brings Out Tegan and Sara to Perform 'Closer'


August 22, 2013 05:58:18 GMT

Taylor Swift keeps inviting interesting guests at her 4-night concert at Los Angeles' Staples Center. After welcoming Cher Lloyd and Sara Bareilles to the stage on the concert's day 1, now she brought out Canadian duo Tegan and Sara on day 2.
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Director's Cut of Nirvana's 'Heart Shaped Box' Video Debuts Online

August 22, 2013 05:01:37 GMT

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, the surviving members of Nirvana are releasing a re-issue of the band's final studio album "In Utero", and they are kicking off the festivities by unveiling a director's cut of their 1993 music video "Heart Shaped Box" by Anton Corbijn. Although the clip already appears on Corbijn's Director's Series DVD, this marks the first time it is being made available online.
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Hayley Atwell Is the Birth Mother of 'Cinderella'


August 22, 2013 04:40:33 GMT

Hayley Atwell has landed a role in "Cinderella", the live-action version of Disney's classic fairytale. The Golden Globe-nominated actress, who has reprised her role as Peggy Carter in Marvel One-Shot "Agent Carter" and will once again do so in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", is tapped to star as the heroine's birth mother.
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Kanye West Sued by Injured Paparazzo Over LAX Camera Scuffle

August 22, 2013 04:29:57 GMT

Daniel Ramos, a photographer who was involved in a camera scuffle with Kanye West at LAX in July, has filed an assault and battery lawsuit against the "Black Skinhead" rapper. Accompanied by his attorney Gloria Allred, Ramos spoke to reporters in a press conference on Wednesday, August 21.
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Sylvester Stallone May Reprise Rambo on TV Adaptation

August 22, 2013 04:28:44 GMT

More than thirty years since the first film was released, "Rambo" is poised to get a TV treatment. Entertainment One has teamed up with Avi Lerner's Nu Image to develop and produce a TV series based on the action movies starring Sylvester Stallone.
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'Pompeii' Teaser Trailer: Kit Harington as Deadly and Sexy Gladiator

August 22, 2013 04:04:04 GMT

Kit Harington shows up in the teaser trailer for "Pompeii", in which he stars as Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his love from a corrupt Roman Senator. With the outfit that shows his tight, toned abs, the "Game of Thrones" actor looks even more manly with his "ready to fight" pose.
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Drake Announced as Performer at MTV VMAs

August 22, 2013 04:02:17 GMT

Drake has been added to the lineup of this year's MTV Video Music Awards, MTV confirms. The 26-year-old artist then shared his excitement on Twitter, writing, "Excited to announce I'll be performing at the 2013 @MTV VMA's!!!"
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'Survivor: Blood vs. Water' Announces Cast and New Twists

August 22, 2013 03:29:10 GMT

"Survivor" has revealed the 20 castaways of its "Blood vs. Water" edition. The upcoming season of the CBS long-running reality show will bring back 10 former contestants who will compete with their loved ones for $1 million prize.
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Dr. Phil Apologizes for Drunk Sex Twitter Question


August 22, 2013 03:11:20 GMT

Dr. Phil McGraw, who recently landed in hot water because of a controversial question about drunk sex he wrote on Twitter, has apologized for offending people with the Twitter post. Senior vice president/publicity for CBS, Stacey Luchs, explains in a statement to USA Today that the tweet was written to "invoke discussion" with his followers.
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DMX Arrested Again in South Carolina, Charged With Marijuana Possession

August 22, 2013 03:09:15 GMT

Following his arrest late last month in South Carolina under suspicions of driving under the influence and driving without a license, hip-hop artist and actor DMX was again apprehended by police late Tuesday, August 20 in his home state. The 42-year-old rapper's outstanding warrant stemming from this recent case was one of the grounds for the police to take him into custody, his third time to make a visit to jail this year.
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Marion Cotillard to Replace Natalie Portman as Lady 'Macbeth'

August 22, 2013 03:07:55 GMT

As it turns out, Natalie Portman is no longer attached to be the female lead in "Macbeth". The Hollywood Reporter learns that the Nina Sayers of "Black Swan" has been replaced by another Oscar winner Marion Cotillard in the feature version of the William Shakespeare tragedy from StudioCanal and Film4.
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Universal Ranks First as Studio With Most LGBT-Inclusive Movies in GLAAD's Film Report

August 22, 2013 02:36:34 GMT

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has released its first annual Studio Responsibility Index report regarding LGBT characters in films released by 6 major motion picture studios during the 2012 calendar year. Universal Pictures tops the list with 25% of its 16 releases featuring characters representing LGBT community. 20th Century Fox, meanwhile, gets failing grades with 0%.
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David Cassidy Arrested for DUI Again in New York


August 22, 2013 02:25:28 GMT

David Cassidy faces another drunk driving charge. The former teen idol was arrested in upstate New York and taken to jail on Wednesday, August 21 after he was pulled over for driving with his high-beams on when he wasn't supposed to.
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Luke Bryan Crashes Billboard 200 With 'Crash My Party'

August 22, 2013 02:20:54 GMT

Country star Luke Bryan scores his second No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with his "Crash My Party". According to Nielsen Soundscan, the album landed at the chart's top spot after selling nearly 528,000 in its first week.
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Wentworth Miller Comes Out as Gay, Declines Russian Film Festival Invitation

August 22, 2013 02:04:10 GMT

"Prison Break" actor Wentworth Miller has come out of the closet. Unlike WWE star Darren Young who told a reporter about the issue during an encounter at LAX or "Fred" actor Lucas Cruikshank who revealed his sexual preference in a YouTube video, the Michael Scofield depicter opened up about his sexuality in a letter to the director of a Russian film festival.
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James Franco to Host TV Show About His Art Life

August 22, 2013 01:51:42 GMT

James Franco gets his own TV series. The actor/director/screenwriter has added a TV show to his already packed schedule as Ovation officially announces "James Franco Presents", which will be hosted and executive produced by the Academy Award nominee.
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Benedict Cumberbatch Leaves Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'

August 22, 2013 01:31:07 GMT

Having been attached since April, Benedict Cumberbatch has recently decided to exit "Crimson Peak", Legendary Pictures' upcoming horror movie that has "Pacific Rim" director Guillermo del Toro as the man behind the lens. The Hollywood Reporter adds details to the news first reported by Variety, revealing that his departure is not due to scheduling conflicts.
 
 
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