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October 11, 2013

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New 'Monuments Men' Trailer: George Clooney Assembles the Team

October 11, 2013 09:25:37 GMT


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Sony Pictures has released a new and longer trailer for "The Monuments Men". It follows George Clooney's George Stout as he maps out his plans to protect finest art treasures from Nazis during World War II, beginning with recruiting people for the team. Their strong bond, pure intention and friendly banter while carrying out the mission are teased in the sneak-peek video.

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, the film directed by Clooney focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.
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Skrillex and Alvin Risk Debut 'Try It Out (Neon Mix)' Video

October 11, 2013 09:23:37 GMT


Skrillex and Alvin Risk have released a music video for their "Try It Out (Neon Mix)". Running for nearly four minutes, the clip sees Skrillex and Alvin performing on stage and hitting places around the world.

Several stars are also spotted joining Skrillex and Alvin in the video. A-Trak, Diplo, Dillon Francis, Flavor Flav, 12th Planet, The Bloody Beetroots and Jack Black are among those who make cameo appearances.
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Owen Wilson's Rep Confirms Actor Is Expecting Child With Caroline Lindqvist

October 11, 2013 09:00:06 GMT


A representative for Owen Wilson has confirmed that the actor will be a father for the second time. The representative confirmed the pregnancy news to L.A. Times on Thursday, October 10. The representative, however, declined to say anything concerning the pregnancy.

Owen's baby mama Caroline Lindqvist and the "Midnight in Paris" star reportedly met for the first time several years ago after Caroline was hired as his personal fitness trainer. Caroline filed for divorce from her surgeon husband, Ritu Chopra, in May after separating for one year.
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'Drop Dead Diva' Star Jackson Hurst Engaged to Stacy Stas

October 11, 2013 08:58:19 GMT


"Drop Dead Diva" cast member Jackson Hurst has just popped the question to his girlfriend Stacy Stas and the answer was a big "Yes!" After re-creating their first date with the help of a friend, the 34-year-old actor proposed to Stas and now he is "#luckiestguyintheworld," as he himself wrote in a hash-tagged tweet posted on October 7 to announce their engagement.

"Ladies and Gentlemen... I'm proud to announce... SHE SAID YES! #luckiestguyintheworld," Hurst broke the good news to his Twitter followers. Similarly, Stas could not contain her excitement as she declared, "I'm going to marry the man of my dreams, my best friend, my soulmate.I love you with all my heart @jaxhurst!" to caption a photo of his fiance giving her a kiss on the cheek with eyes closed and a sweet smile across his lips.
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Miley Cyrus Wants Britney Spears-Assisted 'SMS (Bangerz)' as Next Single

October 11, 2013 08:51:00 GMT


Miley Cyrus is still enjoying the success of her chart-topping single "Wrecking Ball", but she has thought of following it up with another track. In a new interview with MTV News, the 20-year-old singer expressed her desire to make "SMS (Bangerz)" the third single off her newly-released album, "Bangerz".

"I hope 'SMS (Bangerz)' with [Britney Spears]," the former Disney star said when asked which song she hoped to release as next single. "That would be awesome." However, Cyrus can always change her mind.
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Lost Episodes of 'Doctor Who' Discovered and Made Available for Download

October 11, 2013 08:45:42 GMT


"Doctor Who" fans must be overjoyed to learn that nine episodes of the sci-fi series which were thought to be lost have been recovered. The episodes from the fifth season featuring Patrick Troughton as the title character were found at a small TV facility in Jos, Nigeria.

The episodes, including the six-parter "The Enemy of the World" and "The Web of Fear", were first aired in 1967. Philip Morris, executive director at Television International Enterprise Archive, who specialises in tracking down missing TV and cinema archive material was the one who found the tapes.
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Miley Cyrus Sends Liam Hemsworth's Clothes to Thrift Shop

October 11, 2013 08:13:04 GMT


After splitting from Liam Hemsworth in September, Miley Cyrus reportedly sent his remaining clothes at her house to a local thrift shop. A source told Daily Mail, "Miley wanted everything gone, so she sent Liam's clothes off to a local charity shop that benefits people with HIV and AIDS."

The clothes which were donated consisted of two cashmere sweaters from Barneys and Ted Baker, Nike trackpants and sneakers, a James Perse sweatshirt, Hugo Boss pants and even underwear. The items were sent to the West Hollywood branch of thrift store Out of the Closet.
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'Law and Order: SVU' Original Star Richard Belzer Leaves This Season


October 11, 2013 07:58:46 GMT


After 14 years and more than 300 episodes, Richard Belzer is leaving "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". A spokesperson for the long-running police procedural series confirms that the 69-year-old actor is stepping down from regular status this season.

In next week's episode, Belzer's Sergeant John Munch will retire from the SVU team after putting in his retirement papers in the most recent outing. He is going to be appointed as a special investigator for the District Attorney's office, so "the door is open" for him to appear in the future.
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Clint Eastwood's Wife Dina Files for Dismissal of Legal Separation

October 11, 2013 07:52:14 GMT


Two days after she filed for legal separation from legendary Hollywood actor and Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood last month, Dina Eastwood apparently had a change of mind and went back to the Monterey County Superior Court to file for its dismissal. It's not known whether the 48-year-old reporter and TV anchor has since reconciled with her husband but by requesting for the dismissal, she can no longer file again, at least for legal separation.

By filing for the dismissal, Dina in effect withdrew a petition for asking for spousal support and physical custody over their 16-year-old daughter Morgan, with joint legal custody and visitation rights to be granted to Clint. The "Mrs. Eastwood & Company" reality TV star filed for legal separation last September citing irreconcilable differences, after 17 years of marriage.
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Video: Paul McCartney Plays Surprise Concert in New York

October 11, 2013 07:27:40 GMT


Sir Paul McCartney surprised his fans when he announced that he would play a concert in New York on Thursday afternoon, October 10. "Wow! Really excited to be playing New York Times Square at 1 p.m. this afternoon!" he tweeted just hours before the mini concert took place. "Come on down to Times Square. It's all going to be happening there!"

During the lunchtime show, the former member of The Beatles played new songs off his latest album, "New". He kicked off his 4-track set with a live rendition of title track "New". He then continued his performance with "Save Us" and "Everybody Out There".
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Paris Hilton Calls Radio Host 'F**king A**hole' While on Air

October 11, 2013 07:14:48 GMT


Paris Hilton, who did not know that she was still on air, blasted a radio host following an interview. The "Nothing in This World" singer called into "Bob and the Showgram" on North Carolina's G105 station on Thursday morning, October 10 to promote her new song with Lil Wayne, "Good Time".

In the interview, the radio's VJ Bob Dumas also asked about her personal issues including her 2001 sex tape which was made with her ex-boyfriend Rick Salomon. When asked if she regretted making the x-rated video, Paris said, "Well, that was not anything to do with me. I just dated a person who was a very sick man."
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Michael Bay to Produce and Direct World War II Thriller 'Sabotage'

October 11, 2013 07:03:48 GMT


Michael Bay could revisit the World War II era in his next film. The Wrap reports the "Transformers" director is looking to produce and direct "Sabotage (2016)", a thrilling, action-packed story about a group of fearless Norwegians on a mission to infiltrate the Nazi-occupied country.

Paramount Pictures has won a bidding war to acquire rights to the non-fiction book proposal from author Neal Bascomb. He pitched the proposal under the full title "Sabotage: A Genius Scientist, His Band of Young Commandos, and the Mission to Kill Hitler's Super Bomb."
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Katy Perry Gives Hosting Tip to Bruce Willis in New 'SNL' Promo

October 11, 2013 06:38:19 GMT


Katy Perry lends her star power in a new promo for the upcoming episode of "Saturday Night Live". Appearing with this week's host Bruce Willis, the pop star who will serve as musical guest gives the actor some hosting tip.

"My hosting tip number one is show some skin," so the girlfriend of rocker John Mayer says as she pulls her jacket open and reveals a leather bra. Willis then points to his bald head to show that he has already shown some skin. "Oh, yeah you're good then," she comments.
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Kellan Lutz Enters Fighting Ring in 'Hercules: The Legend Begins' Teaser Trailer

October 11, 2013 06:37:59 GMT


Kellan Lutz takes a break from "The Expendables 3" filming to introduce a teaser trailer for his new movie "Hercules: The Legend Begins". The sneak peek is released ahead of the full trailer premiere at New York Comic-Con this coming weekend, October 12.

The video shows the titular Demigod, played by the "Immortals" hunk, taking down his weapon-wielding foes in epic hand-to-hand battles. While they are fighting for survival in the gladiator-style arena, a large number of audience are cheering on them from their seats.
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Dierks Bentley and Wife Cassidy Welcome Baby Boy

October 11, 2013 06:18:00 GMT


Dierks Bentley and his wife of eight years, Cassidy, have welcomed their third child to the world. The proud father announced his baby's birth in a Twitter post on October 9, saying that he and wife would call their son Knox. The baby boy joins his big sisters 4-year-old Evie and 2-year-old Jordan.

"Well...our boy Knox is here! about to have the best tasting cold beer of my life! so proud of my wife. she rocked it. crazy stuff. #beerme," the two-time CMT Music Awards winner wrote. "Mad respect for doctors, nurses and everyone at hospitals. can't believe y'all do that day in and day out. hard work making miracles happen," he added in another post.
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Eminem Unveils 'MMLP2' Tracklist, Reveals Collaborations With Rihanna and More

October 11, 2013 06:14:25 GMT


The full tracklist of Eminem's "Marshal Mathers LP 2" a.k.a. "MMLP2" has been unveiled. The Detroit rapper's upcoming album is set to feature "Berzerk", the lead single, and "Survival", a track from video game "Call of Duty: Ghosts".

Through the tracklist, fans learn that "MMLP2" will also include Eminem's collaboration with Rihanna. Both stars, who worked together in 2010's hit single "Love the Way You Lie", have reunited again for a new song called "The Monster".
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Melissa Joan Hart Says Ryan Reynolds Wooed Her When He Was Teen

October 11, 2013 06:12:50 GMT


During a recent appearance on "Chelsea Lately", actress Melissa Joan Hart revealed that she once kissed hunky TV and film actor Ryan Reynolds, which happened almost 20 years ago when they were filming movie "Sabrina the Teenage Witch". Despite Reynolds being very much married now to actress Blake Lively, Hart had no qualms talking openly about the smooch since she knew the "Gossip Girl" star already knew about it.

"It came out that Blake didn't know that Ryan and I had a make-out session when I was 19. She did know, actually," the now 37-year-old Hart said. "She reached out to me via email to help her with a birthday present for Ryan!" she added.
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John Lee Hancock to Supervise 'Maleficent' Opening Reshoots

October 11, 2013 06:02:35 GMT


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"Maleficent" is having problem with its opening. John Lee Hancock, who wrote "Snow White and the Huntsman" and penned as well as helmed award-winning "The Blind Side", is enlisted to by Disney to help with the reshoots.

Hancock has rewritten the problematic scenes and will also oversee the reshoots. "We asked him to be on set," producer Joe Roth says. "He's not directing. He wrote pages, and I hired a first-time director, and it's good to have him on set."
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'The Simpsons' to Feature Channing Tatum, Judd Apatow, Paul Rudd in an Episode

October 11, 2013 04:58:08 GMT


"The Simpsons" is having a star-studded episode coming in January 2014. The long-running animated series has tapped Channing Tatum, Judd Apatow, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Seth Rogen as well as Judas Priest's frontman Rob Halford to appear in the same episode. They all join Will Arnett who has been earlier announced to lend his voice for the said outing.

How these A-listers fit into the storylie has been revealed by executive producer Matt Selman. According to Entertainment Weekly, the story begins with Homer illegally downloading films and screening them in his backyard for folks in Springfield after he's fed up with movie theaters.
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Craig Robinson Arrested in the Bahamas for Drug Possession

October 11, 2013 04:54:55 GMT


"The Office" cast member Craig Robinson got arrested in the Bahamas on Wednesday, October 9 for drug possession. The 41-year-old actor, who was in the country for a comedy show at the Atlantis Hotel, was stopped at the Nassau airport as he tried to board a U.S.-bound flight with half a gram of marijuana and 18 ecstasy pills "deemed suspicious" by customs agents but "nothing major."

After being taken into custody by the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the stand-up comedian appeared before the magistrate in his t-shirt and shorts and pleaded guilty to the charges of two counts of drug possession. He said he had brought the drug from the U.S., not knowing that they were prohibited in the Bahamas.
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One Direction Shares Childhood Photos to Announce Next Single 'Story of My Life'

October 11, 2013 04:45:59 GMT


One Direction has used a rather unique way to announce their new single, "Story of My Life". On Thursday, October 10, the five members of the British/Irish boyband posted their childhood photos on Twitter to reveal the title of the follow-up to "Best Song Ever".

Louis Tomlinson posted a photo of little him with his childhood friends. "So our next single is gonna be Story of My Life!" he tweeted. "Cant wait for you to hear Story of my Life!" Niall Horan also wrote, captioning a photo of him wearing army gear.
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Jamie Foxx Could Play Martin Luther King Jr. for Oliver Stone

October 11, 2013 04:21:56 GMT


Actor Jamie Foxx and director Oliver Stone could reunite in the next movie. The former is in talks to portray the titular civil rights leader in an untitled Martin Luther King Jr biopic, while the latter is in negotiations to direct the project.

The movie about the American most important figure in its civil rights movements has been in development since 2009. Steven Spielberg serves as one of the producers, while members of the King family become the executive producers.
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Pics: Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds Receives a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

October 11, 2013 04:16:49 GMT


Babyface, whose real name is Kenneth Edmonds, has been honored with the 2,508th star on Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to music world. Fellow singers such as Usher, Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs, L.A. Reid, Stevie Wonder and Toni Braxton attended the unveiling ceremony which was held on Thursday, October 10.

"It was surreal," the Grammy-winning singer said of the prize, as quoted by USA Today. "That was not part of the plan. That's what makes it an amazing thing," he added. In his speech, Usher said that he could "only hope in some way" he would make contribution like Babyface did, while Diddy said, "This man is responsible for two of my children. And I want to thank you for Justin and Christian, I thank you," before shaking Babyface's hand.
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'Glee' 5.04 Preview: Katy Perry, Lady GaGa and Adam Lambert


October 11, 2013 04:08:47 GMT


It's the Katy Perrys vs. the Lady GaGas in the next episode of "Glee" featuring Adam Lambert. After a somber episode to bid farewell to Cory Monteith/Finn Hudson, the musical drama series will return with a tribute for two of today's hot female music acts.

As Mr. Schue declares a war with Sue, the New Directions kids channel their inner divas. Over at New York City, Kurt and Santana hold auditions for the band Kurt talked about before and Lambert is apparently taking part in the audition, singing GaGa's "Marry the Night".
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Lady GaGa Announces 'Venus' as Second 'ARTPOP' Single

October 11, 2013 03:39:50 GMT


After unveiling the full tracklist of her upcoming "ARTPOP" album, Lady GaGa reveals which track is going to serve as the follow-up to lead single "Applause". The 27-year-old popstar took to Twitter on Thursday, October 10 to tease the new single's title.

"Ready to know what/when the next single is? TREND your song prediction and when you guess it right I will announce it! #ARTPOP," the Mother Monster tweeted. After several wrong guesses, which included "#GYPSY", "#MANiCURE" and "#DONATELLA", the Little Monsters ended the game after getting "#VENUS" trending on Twitter.
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Janelle Monae Premieres 'Primetime' Video Featuring Miguel

October 11, 2013 03:38:24 GMT


After wearing her hair down as she performed American Bandstand-style with an all-female backing band in her "Dance Apocalyptic" clip that premiered last July, soul singer Janelle Monae puts on her signature up do back for her brand new music video "Primetime". The track, which features R'n'B crooner Miguel, is a cut from Monae's album "The Electric Lady", coming on the heels of "Dance Apocalyptic" and before that, the Erykah Badu-assisted lead single "Q.U.E.E.N."

In the five-minute-plus Alan Ferguson-directed "emotion picture," Monae plays a "cyber-server" Cindi Mayweather working at the Electric Sheep nightclub in "Slop City" where "show droids" entertain rich and lonely patrons. This is where she meets Miguel as Joey Vice, who follows her after she quits her job at the club and takes her strolling and just hanging out.
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Alex Pettyfer to Play Gay Hero in Lee Daniels' Interracial Action Movie

October 11, 2013 03:31:59 GMT


Alex Pettyfer will reunite with Lee Daniels in the next film. The openly-gay director reveals to Out magazine that he's developing an "interracial love affair action movie" revolving around a gay couple with the "Magic Mike" star attached to play one of the male leads.

Daniels describes the untitled project a gay "Mr and Mrs Smith, but [with] the two good-looking guys as the action heroes." The filmmaker gushes about scoring Pettyfer for the movie, "He's so hot, isn't he? So hot. And so aware of his hotness in a way that's so...I love him to death."
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Cory Monteith's Estranged Father Talks Son's Death: 'It's Just Ripping My Insides Out'

October 11, 2013 03:16:21 GMT


Cory Monteith's estranged father Joe Monteith opens up about his son's departure, saying that Cory's death is "tearing me apart." Joe was absent from most part of Cory's life following his separation from Cory's mother Ann McGregor in 1989.

In an interview with PEOPLE, Joe says that the last time he met Cory was two years ago. At that time, the two talked about many things including Cory's relationship with "Glee" co-star Lea Michele, Cory's past battle with drug addiction and the parents' split. During their first time meeting in 11 years, he also saw Cory smoking a cigarette.
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'American Horror Story: Coven' Debut Posts Biggest Audience for the Franchise

October 11, 2013 03:00:04 GMT


"American Horror Story: Coven" premiere bewitched television audience on Wednesday, October 9. The season opener for the third installment of the Ryan Murphy-created series broke record for the franchise, with 5.5 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.

It was up 44% compared to the premiere of "American Horror Story: Asylum," which drew 3.8 million last year. In the adults 18-49 demo, the "Coven" premiere delivered a 3.0 rating, up 39% from last year and topping all broadcast competition in primetime that night, except ABC's "Modern Family".
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Angelina Jolie Poses With Louis Zamperini in First 'Unbroken' Promo Picture

October 11, 2013 02:51:08 GMT


A first promo picture for Angelina Jolie's upcoming directed true-story drama "Unbroken" has been released. Instead of featuring any of the cast members, it highlights her close bond with Louis Zamperini, the real-life World War II hero who becomes the inspiration behind the new movie.

Jolie and Zamperini are neighbors in the Hollywood Hills. They "have become close friends over the development of the film, as the filmmaker has listened to the war hero recount the incredible incidents of his life over many months of preparation," Universal Pictures says in a press release.
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Leads 2013 American Music Award Nominations

October 11, 2013 02:44:03 GMT


The full nominations of 2013 American Music Awards have been announced. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis leads the pack with six nominations in categories that include Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Favorite Band/Duo/Group and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.

Their hit track called "Thrift Shop" is competing with Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" in Single of the Year category. The rap duo's album, "The Heist", is vying for the top prize in Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album category. It battles with Jay-Z's "Magna Carta... Holy Grail" and Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city".
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Katy Perry and Will Ferrell Lead Performers for 2013 MTV EMAs

October 11, 2013 02:42:14 GMT


Pop star Katy Perry and comedian Will Ferrell lead this year's performers for the annual MTV Europe Music Awards to be held on November 10 at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. Perry is set to perform her new song "Unconditionally" off her forthcoming album "Prism", while Ferrell will appear throughout the awards show as his fictional news anchor character Ron Burgundy.

"I'm so excited to return to the EMA stage! I have tailor-made a performance of a brand new song from PRISM to share with fans from around the world on Nov. 10," Perry says in a press release. The 28-year-old singer also bags two nominations at the 2013 EMAs, one of which is for best female artist.
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Canadian Author Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

October 11, 2013 02:10:38 GMT


Canadian author Alice Munro won 2013 Nobel Price in literature, the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences announced on Thursday, October 10. Munro, who is dubbed the "master of the contemporary short story" and often compared to Anton Chekhov, is the 13th woman who received the literature prize.

Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper congratulated the author for the win. "On behalf of all Canadians, congratulations to Alice Munro for her Nobel Prize in Literature. #canlit," he said in a Twitter post.
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ABC's 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Gets Full-Season Order

October 11, 2013 01:47:41 GMT


"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is picked up for a full season at ABC. On Thursday, October 10, Paul Lee, President of ABC Entertainment Group, announced that the network gave a back-nine episode order for the action drama series, bringing the show to a complete 22-episode season.

Debuting to 11.9 million viewers and a 4.7 rating among adults 18-49 against CBS' hit series "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" and NBC's "The Voice", the Joss Whedon-co-created series opened as TV's highest-rated drama premiere since 2009 and ranks as the No. 1 new show of the 2013-14 season in the coveted demo.
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Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman and More in 'Nymphomaniac' Orgasmic Posters

October 11, 2013 01:44:40 GMT


"Nymphomaniac" has released a series of posters featuring its stars like Shia LaBeouf and Uma Thurman without their clothes on. Staying true to the erotic tone of the film, the photos display the actors, one in each picture, posing in a moment of apparent ecstasy.

LaBeouf rocking a slick hair seems to be enjoying a post-coital cigarette, while Thurman with her hair unbound and disheveled and her eyes rolling back looks to be caught in a climactic moment. Other cast members are also featured in a similar post-orgasmic euphoria.
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Kris Jenner Regrets Divorcing Robert Kardashian Amidst Bruce Jenner Split


October 11, 2013 01:06:25 GMT


Although she has just split from Bruce Jenner, Kris Jenner reveals in a new magazine interview that it was her first husband Robert Kardashian who was the one who got away. "The one regret, if I had to do it over, would be divorcing Robert Kardashian," she opens up in the newest issue of New You magazine.

The 57-year-old momager then quickly adds, "But then there wouldn't have been Kendall and Kylie, so that's the way I look at it," referring to her two teen daughters with Bruce. "Everything happens for a reason, and we learn from our mistakes. I thought I was so smart when I was young; I was fearless," she explains to the mag.
 
 
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