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September 09, 2013

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Brad Pitt: 'World War Z' Sequel Is in Development


September 09, 2013 09:11:57 GMT


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Brad Pitt is up for "World War Z" sequel. Speaking to Variety at the Toronto Film Festival where he promoted his new film "12 Years a Slave", the actor confirms a follow-up to the post-apocalyptic movie is in development and he would love to reprise his role as the United Nations agent Gerry Lane.

"We're certainly talking about it, yes," he says when asked whether or not a sequel to the horror film is in the works. "We have so many ideas on the table from the time we spent developing this thing and figuring out how the zombie worlds work."
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Rita Ora Closes DKNY's Show at New York Fashion Week

September 09, 2013 09:11:31 GMT


DKNY's new face Rita Ora strutted her way at the label's catwalk show at the New York Fashion Week. Wearing an outfit from Spring Summer 2014 line, the singer/songwriter who replaced Cara Delevingne as the face of DKNY, became the last model who walked the runway on Sunday, September 8.

Ora wore a white top which bears the label's name and a black skirt. She walked confidently, struck some poses and flashed a smile along the way. Designer Donna Karan followed Ora and took a bow. She was welcomed with thunderous applause from the audience.
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'Boardwalk Empire' 4.02 Preview: New Law Officer Bothers Nucky

September 09, 2013 08:48:15 GMT


When "Boardwalk Empire" returns with a new episode of its recently premiered fourth season, Nucky gets to meet Dr. Valentin Narcisse. The philanthropist who runs Harlem arrives in Atlantic City, clashing with Chalky and Nucky over the loss of an employee. But with a business opportunity on the horizon, Nucky later departs for Florida.

Meanwhile, a prohibition agent named Loren Knox, played by Brian Geragthy, introduces himself to Nucky. Despite his claim that he intends to do his duty with "utmost seriousness," he was previously described as "having ulterior motives in his newly assigned post in Atlantic City." He aligns himself with J. Edgar Hoover (Eric Ladin), acting director of the Bureau of Investigation.
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Serena Williams Wins Fifth U.S. Open Title

September 09, 2013 08:31:30 GMT


Even a gusty wind and a gritty challenger could not stop Serena Williams from winning her fifth U.S. Open title on Sunday, Septeber 8 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. The no.1-ranked Williams beat worthy opponent Victoria Azarenka of Belarus (7-5), (6-7), (6-1) to claim her 17th Grand Slam title, tying the record first set by Roger Federer for the men.

The thrilling match served as a repeat of last year's final, which the 31-year-old Williams had won. Despite Azarenka's strong determination to give a close fight, Williams proved overpowering en route to her 17th grand slam singles title, just one short of the records of trailblazing female tennis players Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert but still 7 titles short of Margaret Court's 24 titles.
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Carrie Underwood Debuts 'Sunday Night Football' Opening Theme


September 09, 2013 08:02:27 GMT


The evening of September 8 was eagerly awaited by National Football League fans not just for the new season's kick-off match between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants but also for the scheduled debut of Carrie Underwood's rendition of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night", NBC's "Sunday Night Football" opening theme. The 30-year-old country music superstar is the "SNF" theme's new singer, replacing Faith Hill who served as the show's opening voice for the past six years.

The almost two-minute clip shows the Grammy Award winner performing the theme song with her powerful vocals in front of a packed stadium, interspersed with images of the league's top players such as Andrew Luck, Clay Matthews III, Eli Manning and Tony Romo. Underwood also rocks an ensemble of a sleeveless, sequined blue top and denim shorts with a pair of boots, flaunting her sexy legs in the Verizon logo placement-studded video.
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'Nashville' Season 2 Premiere Photos: The Aftermath of Rayna's Fatal Car Crash

September 09, 2013 07:57:52 GMT


Did Rayna survive the car accident that ended the season 1 finale of "Nashville"? Newly-unveiled pictures from the season 2 opener have provided an answer to this question, revealing that the country music superstar is alive but is apparently badly injured in the crash.

Some photos feature her lying still in hospital bed with a tube inserted into her mouth. Her daughter Maddie accompanies her and Juliette shows her sympathy by visiting Rayna in the hospital and trying to comfort Maddie.
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'Good Wife' Star Josh Charles Marries Sophie Flack in New York City

September 09, 2013 07:49:10 GMT


Actor Josh Charles, who plays Will Gardner on legal drama "The Good Wife", married his girlfriend Sophie Flack on Friday, September 6. According to Us Weekly, Charles and Flack exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony at a private residence in Manhattan. The newlyweds later celebrated the happy occasion in an Italian restaurant Il Cantinori.

Charles and Flack prefer to keep their romantic relationship private. Some of their public appearances together include the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in September 2011 as well as Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas' wedding in 2012.
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Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez to Team Up for a New Song

September 09, 2013 06:59:35 GMT


Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez are working on a new song collaboration that is set to appear on J.Lo's next studio album that will come out early next year. It will follow up their live duet of "Jenny from the Block" during the final "Red" tour show in Los Angeles last August 25.

"Sang Jenny From the Block with @JLo tonight at Staples Center. STILL FANGIRLING OUT ABOUT IT," the "I Knew You Were Trouble" singer wrote on Twitter after the sold-out show. The "Live It Up" performer tweeted back, "@taylorswift13 had so much fun with you tonight!!! #RedTourLA #jennyfromtheblock #hairbrushsongs."
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'Sacro GRA' Bags Golden Lion Award at Venice Film Festival

September 09, 2013 06:47:39 GMT


A festival jury headed by veteran filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci has adjudged Italian documentary "Sacro GRA" as the annual film fest's best film this year. For its director Gianfranco Rosi's excellent exploration of the lives of people who live and work around the famous Rome ring highway, "Sacro GRA" bagged the Golden Lion Award, the festival's highest honor, becoming the first documentary to ever win the coveted award.

Receiving the trophy from Venice Biennale president Paolo Baratta on Saturday night, September 7, Rosi said it was "an incredible honor." Unfortunately, Rosi failed to win the Silver Lion prize for directing, which went to Greece's Alexandros Avranas, director of special jury prize winner "Miss Violence", a film about the suicide of an 11-year-old girl.
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'American Horror Story: Coven' Casts Danny Huston as Jessica Lange's Boyfriend

September 09, 2013 06:45:18 GMT


After playing a nun in the second installment of "American Horror Story", Jessica Lange's character in the upcoming chapter of the thriller series isn't committing a celibacy. In fact, the show has found a love interest for Lange's Fiona.

Landing the role of Fiona's boyfriend, who according to series creator Ryan Murphy is "sexy" and "dangerous," is Danny Huston. The writer shared the news via his Twitter page as tweeting, "Jessica Lange's got a sexy (and dangerous) BF this year: welcome to Coven Mr. Danny Huston!"
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Artist of the Week: Janelle Monae

September 09, 2013 06:43:12 GMT


Janelle Monae is an artist to watch who consistently made critically-acclaimed songs for her records. After the Grammy-nominated "Metropolis: The Chase Suite" in 2007 and "The ArchAndroid" in 2010, she's back this year ready to win critics' heart again with her new R&B/soul work "The Electric Lady".

In the latest album due in the United States on September 10, the "Tightrope" hitmaker didn't collaborate with just any artist. The singer/songwriter hooks up some of the best performers in the business such as Prince, Erykah Badu, Solange Knowles, Miguel and Esperanza Spalding.
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Miranda Kerr Flashes Breasts at New York Premiere of 'Mademoiselle C'

September 09, 2013 06:39:55 GMT


Miranda Kerr unintentionally flashed her breasts during the New York premiere of "Mademoiselle C". Orlando Bloom's wife looked stunning in a black lace dress at the Friday, September 6 event. Her hair was swept in one side and she donned red nail polish.

The model, however, accidentally exposed her chest as she lifted her arms to fix her hair. Miranda apparently was unaware that she suffered wardrobe malfunction as she kept smiling and posing for the cameras.
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Nicole Kidman to Replace Naomi Watts in 'Queen of the Desert'

September 09, 2013 06:09:52 GMT


Director Werner Herzog has reportedly found his new "Queen of the Desert" for the Gertrude Bell biopic project he has been long working on. Nicole Kidman is reportedly tapped to play the influential female British archaeologist and explorer after Naomi Watts left the project.

The male lead casting also previously had a switcheroo. "Anna Karenina" actor Jude Law was initially attached to portray the leading man before "Oz: The Great and Powerful" star James Franco was signed on to star in the pic. Also joining the cast is Robert Pattinson.
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Emma Watson Rejoins Emma Forrest's Biopic 'Your Voice in My Head'

September 09, 2013 05:53:44 GMT


Emma Watson is back on the cast ensemble of a movie adaptation of Emma Forrest's memoir. She was previously attached to the project when it was set up at Warner Bros. with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" director David Yates on the helm. She left last year after Yates' departure, and Emily Blunt was initially mentioned as her replacement.

Now the pic titled "Your Voice in My Head" is back on a fast track with Francesca Gregorini, the daughter of famed Bond girl Barbara Bach, as a new director. She previously co-directed Rooney Mara in coming-of-age drama "Tanner Hall". Alison Owen ("Jane Eyre") and Michael Benaroya ("Lawless (2012)", "Margin Call") serve as producers.
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Eminem Teases 'Berzerk' Music Video

September 09, 2013 04:55:01 GMT


Less than a month after he released "Berzerk", the first single off his forthcoming eighth studio album "MMLP2", Eminem is looking to unveil the track's music video anytime soon. The Grammy Award-winning rap superstar premiered a teaser of the video during his halftime gap appearance at the ESPN broadcast of the Michigan-Notre Dame college football game Saturday night, September 7.

The one-minute-plus clip shows Slim Shady, looking like he never aged since his last music video, rocking a Detroit Pistons jersey and matching headgear in a shout-out to his hometown. It also features the track's producer Rick Rubin and Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar who performed with Eminem in Europe last month at the Glasgow Summer Session in Bellahouston Park followed by a gig at the Stade de France.
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Josh Brolin Confirms He Was in the Mix for Batman Role, Supports Ben Affleck's Casting

September 09, 2013 04:51:21 GMT


Now that Ben Affleck has been officially tapped as the new Batman depicter, Josh Brolin speaks up about reports that he was in the mix for the role. To The Huffington Post, the "True Grit" actor confirms that he was in the running to play The Caped Crusader.

"We did. I didn't have conversations about it, but Zack, that was part of his idea," the 45-year-old thesp says. "It just didn't turn out," he adds. "It's OK. It is OK. You know, another scenario might have worked better, but I'm happy for Ben."
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Charlie Hunnam: I Have 'Tangible Chemistry' With Dakota Johnson in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

September 09, 2013 04:27:31 GMT


Amidst controversy surrounding his casting as Christian Grey in "Fifty Shades of Grey", Charlie Hunnam talks for the first time about the erotically-charged role he just landed. The 33-year-old actor says he is fully prepared, and assures that there's a "tangible chemistry" between him and his co-star Dakota Johnson.

"You know what, I had such a baptism of fire with regards to sexuality on camera at the beginning of my career," he told reporters at the premiere of "Sons of Anarchy" Saturday, September 7. "If you look back in my history, my first job was on a channel 4 miniseries called 'Queer as Folk' and it was incredibly explicit sexual scenes with a man."
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Jennifer Love Hewitt's Fiance Brian Hallisay Accused of Assaulting Paparazzo

September 09, 2013 04:24:19 GMT


Jennifer Love Hewitt's fiance Brian Hallisay is reportedly under investigation following a paparazzi scuffle. According to TMZ, the incident took place on Friday, September 6. Jennifer and Brian were leaving Toscana restaurant in Brentwood, Los Angeles when a photographer took their pictures.

"The Client List" co-stars told the paparazzo to stop taking photos, but the cameraman ignored their request. Brian and the paparazzo reportedly were involved in a scuffle, in which the paparazzo got hit near his eye with the camera. The pregnant "Ghost Whisperer" star apparently felt so bad and let the paparazzo took a few more pictures before she and Brian left.
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'Dexter' 8.11 Preview and Clips: Saxon Offers Dexter a Choice

September 09, 2013 03:48:30 GMT


Dexter has a head-to-head meeting with Oliver Saxon/Daniel Vogel a.k.a. the Brain Surgeon in the next episode of the Showtime series. Obviously shaken by Dr. Vogel's death in the hands of her own homicidal son, Dexter is determined to finish Saxon off before he leaves for Argentina.

Saxon, showing no resentment, stops by Dexter's apartment and proposes an idea of them walking away from and forgetting each other. He offers Dexter a choice, "Go on with your life, or come after me," knowing that Dexter has more to lose.
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Bruno Mars Confirms Super Bowl XLVIII Gig, Releases Trailer


September 09, 2013 03:16:02 GMT


Bruno Mars is set for Super Bowl halftime show. Following his announcement on "Fox NFL Sunday" alongside co-hosts Curt Menefee and Terry Bradshaw and analysts Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson, Michael Strahan and Jay Glazer, the Grammy Award-winning artist drops a one-minute trailer on his headlining gig during the upcoming Super Bowl on February 2, 2014 at the Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Posting the video on his YouTube channel, the 27-year-old entertainer chronicles his rise to pop super stardom, from being a four-year-old child performer doing an Elvis Presley impersonation back in 1990 up to his "Unorthodox Jukebox" chart-topping days, using footage of his live performances with his Hooligans band and ending with the artwork for the 2014 Pepsi Halftime Show.
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Miley Cyrus' Vogue Cover Reportedly Canceled Due to Raunchy VMA Performance

September 09, 2013 03:14:16 GMT


Miley Cyrus reportedly has been axed from Vogue cover. According to a Daily Mail report, the magazine's editor-in-chief Anna Wintour thought that the "We Can't Stop" singer would be a good choice as fashion icon and Miley was slated to grace the cover of December issue. However, she changed her mind following Miley's raunchy performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on August 25.

Wearing a nude-colored bra and underwear, the 20-year-old singer made provocative moves against Robin Thicke. "Anna found the whole thing distasteful. She decided, based on Miley's performance, to take the cover in a different direction," a source said.
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Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson's HBO Series 'True Detective' Debuts Trailer

September 09, 2013 02:43:20 GMT


As scheduled, the first official trailer for HBO's upcoming series "True Detective" was unleashed on Sunday, September 8 before the season premiere of "Boardwalk Empire". It centers on two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart played by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, whose lives collide and entwine during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

The story will jump back and forth between when the case first opened in 1995 and the present day when the two detectives are testifying in court after the case is re-opened in 2012. While the trailer mostly presents footage from the past, a scene towards the end of it shows an older Cohle who is seemingly interviewed related to the case.
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Wentworth Miller on His Past Struggle With Sexuality: I Tried to Kill Myself at 15

September 09, 2013 02:34:53 GMT


Wentworth Miller recalled his past struggle to come to term with his sexuality. Speaking at the Human Rights Campaign Dinner in Seattle, he revealed how hiding his sexuality led to multiple suicide attempts and the first time he tried to take his own life was when he was 15.

The "Prison Break" actor, who publicly came out of the closet last month, recalled at the September 7 event his days growing up as a closeted teen, "Growing up I was a target. Speaking the right way, standing the right way, holding your wrist the right way."
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Patrick Stewart Marries Girlfriend Sunny Ozell


September 09, 2013 02:06:41 GMT


Patrick Stewart has married his girlfriend Sunny Ozell. The "X Men: Days of Future Past" actor and his singer/songwriter girlfriend tied the knot on Sunday, September 8, Us Weekly reports. The wedding was officiated by Stewart's close friend Ian McKellen.

On Sunday, the Professor X depicter announced in a Twitter post that he got married. "Yes, Married," he wrote. Along with the post, the 73-year-old actor shared a funny picture of him and Ozell in a colorful ball pit.
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'Riddick' Tops Box Office With $18.7M, Beats Out 'The Butler'

September 09, 2013 01:40:48 GMT


"Riddick", which sees Vin Diesel's return as glowing-eyed intergalactic ex-con, bags an estimated $18.7 million in North America during a slow weekend of the first September. While it may not be a staggering number, it's solid enough to take over the box office crown from the reigning champion "Lee Daniels' The Butler" and push the civil rights drama to the second place.

The sci-fi action pic was independently financed for $38 million with Universal picking up the U.S. distribution rights. The studio also released the first two films in the franchise. 2000's "Pitch Black" opened with $11.6M in January and finished with $39M, while 2004's "The Chronicles of Riddick debuted with $24.3M in June and captured $58M in total.
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Michael J. Fox Finds His On-Screen Parents in Candice Bergen and Charles Grodin

September 09, 2013 01:40:03 GMT


"The Michael J. Fox Show" has added two veteran actors to its cast ensemble. The show casts Candice Bergen and Charles Grodin in guest/potential recurring roles as Michael J. Fox's mother and father respectively.

Bergen is best known for playing the title character on sitcom "Murphy Brown" and Shirley Schmidt on comedy-drama "Boston Legal". She has earned five Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and an Oscar nomination among others during her acting career which has spanned more than four decades. The 67-year-old has a role in upcoming comedy movie "A Friggin' Christmas Miracle" starring Joel McHale, Robin Williams and Lauren Graham.
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Thandie Newton Expecting Her Third Child

September 09, 2013 00:59:31 GMT


Thandie Newton, 40, is expanding her brood. She is pregnant with her third child with her writer/director husband Ol Parker. "She couldn't be more happy," a source tells Us Weekly. "You can barely tell she has a bump and she's been dressing different because of it."

The actress stepped out at the Toronto International Film Festival Sunday, September 8, to promote her film, "Half of a Yellow Sun". She came to the event taking place at the Winter Garden Theatre wearing a form-fitted black-and-white dress by Stella McCartney.
 
 
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