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January 14, 2014

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David O. Russell Thought Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Role Is Like Slavery

January 14, 2014 14:35:42 GMT


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David O. Russell touched a sensitive subject when talking about Jennifer Lawrence's work ethics. The director compared Lawrence's commitment to "The Hunger Games" franchise to slavery, thinking she deserved a break from the franchise.

Russell directed Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle". It took her the second half of 2013 to promote "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" before she was able to focus on "Hustle".
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Karmin Premieres Lyric Video for 'I Want It All'

January 14, 2014 09:10:38 GMT


Karmin takes fans to the dance floor in the lyric video for their new single "I Want It All". The video fits perfectly with the song, which has a great and groovy '70s vibe. It sees the animated version of Amy Heidemann finding love in roller skating rink.

"Oh, I got the feeling down deep inside/ Got the feeling I can't deny/ Got the feeling that makes me high/ Only thing is baby, I want it all/ I want it all," she sings. "All I need is one more night with you/ It's amazing what just one more night can do/ I want it all."
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Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander Reunite for Secret Project

January 14, 2014 08:51:12 GMT


Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander spark rumors about a "Seinfeld" reunion as they had a meeting at Tom's Restaurant on Monday, January 13. The diner in Morningside Heights was used as the exterior image of Monk's Cafe on the 1990s sitcom. Funnyman Larry David was later seen joining the two at the eatery.

Alexander and David reportedly left through the side door, while Seinfeld was swarmed by reporters as he walked out the restaurant through the front door. While he remained mum on what they did in the eatery, someone on the crew said they were filming a Super Bowl commercial.
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Willow Smith Teams Up With Brother Jaden for New Single '5'

January 14, 2014 08:37:45 GMT


Willow Smith has unveiled her new song, simply entitled "5". The 13-year-old star, who's also a daughter of actor Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith, has enlisted her older brother Jaden Smith for the track.

"Can you see the words rollin' off my tongue?/ You've got the touch baby 'cause you're the one," Willow sings over the mellowed out instrumental. Halfway through the song, Jaden appears to lay some verses like, "A group of individuals/ We kinda like sausages."
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Jared Leto Strips Naked for Terry Richardson Photo Shoot

January 14, 2014 08:36:16 GMT


Jared Leto shows off his toned body in a photo shoot by Terry Richardson. The actor/singer who won a trophy for Best Performance in a Supporting Role by an Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" wears nothing but a white towel in the photo session.

A photo which was shared on Richardson's blog on Monday, January 13 shows him standing while making funny face. The white towel is held strategically to cover his private parts. Other photos show him with the towel around his waist, striking various poses. Two other photos give a close-up look to his face.
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Report: Johnny Depp Negotiating to Star as Marvel's Dr. Strange

January 14, 2014 08:21:08 GMT


Johnny Depp may take part in Marvel's universe. A comic book lover, the 50-year-old actor reportedly is wanted to star as Dr. Strange and has been in discussions with Marvel on taking the role.

Latino Review reports that Depp is very interested in the project and it helps that he has a good relationship with Marvel's owner, Disney. Depp has scored a notable role in one of Disney's most successful franchises, "The Pirates of the Caribbean", and delivered respectable number in the studio's "Alice in Wonderland".
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Foster the People Releases New Track 'Coming of Age', Announces New Album

January 14, 2014 08:10:12 GMT


Foster the People has released the studio version of their "Coming of Age". The track was previously played by the band at a music festival last summer. A snippet of the same song was also featured in a short clip in which they announced their return to music early this month.

"Coming of Age" is a nice track that features the trio singing about growing up. "You know I try to live without regrets/ I'm always moving forward and not looking back/ But I tend to leave a trail of death while I'm moving ahead/ So I'm stepping away," they sing.
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NBC Orders Pilot to Adaptation of DC Comics' 'Constantine'

January 14, 2014 07:54:44 GMT


NBC has moved forward with the small-screen adaptation of DC Comics' "Constantine". The network has given a pilot order to the drama series based on the character created by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette and Jamie Delano.

"Batman Begins" scribe and "Da Vinci's Demons" showrunner David S. Goyer pens the script along with "The Mentalist" executive producer Daniel Cerone. The two will also serve as executive producers.
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'Magic: The Gathering' Will Be Made Into Movie

January 14, 2014 07:36:32 GMT


"Magic: The Gathering" will move to big screen. 20th Century Fox has nabbed the screen rights to the popular card game from Hasbro and will develop it with the help from "X-Men" and "The Fantastic Four" franchise scribe Simon Kinberg.

According to THR, the studio plans to launch "Magic" the movie on the scale of "The Lord of the Rings" and "Harry Potter". Kinberg will be in charge of producing, engineering and overseeing the development of the movie series together with Hasbro execs, Brian Goldner and Stephen Davis, Wizards of the Coast CEO Greg Leeds as well as other execs.
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Tamera Mowry Says She Got Racist Comments About Her Interracial Marriage

January 14, 2014 07:34:51 GMT


Tamera Mowry, who appeared on the '90s television sitcom "Sister, Sister", emotionally talked about racism she experienced after getting married to her husband Adam Housley who happened to be a white man. During an appearance in an episode of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?", Mowry recalled the painful experience, saying that she had never felt so much hate before.

"I get called white man's w**re. The new one was 'Back in the day, you cost $300 dollars. Now you're giving it to him for free,' " Tamera said while in tears. "See, this is where I get emotional, because it's hurtful. Because when my husband and I are so openly - and we're fine with showing - is love. Love. But people choose to look past love and spew hate. That's what hurts me, because I've never experienced so much hate ever in my life, ever."
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Drake Films Music Video for 'Wu-Tang Forever' With A$AP Rocky

January 14, 2014 07:24:36 GMT


Drake has filmed the music video for the official remix of his "Wu-Tang Forever". According to Noisey's Lukas Hodge, who snuck into the video shoot and took some pictures from the set, Drake filmed the video on a Harlem rooftop with fellow rapper A$AP Rocky.

"We got off at the top floor and made our way up some stairs, and suddenly I found my myself on a roof, looking directly at a platform that held both Drake and A$AP Rocky," he reported. "Between the camera crew, friends and entourage members, there were barely 30 people scattered around the top of the building."
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'The Bachelor' Recap: Drunken Meltdown Leads to Early Elimination

January 14, 2014 07:12:50 GMT


The dates began on "The Bachelor" in a January 13 episode. Juan Pablo Galavis gave the first gave date card to hairstylist Clare. He blindfolded her and whishked her off to his winter wonderland in L.A.

They ice skated and played in the snow, before getting into a hot tub. She talked about her dad and he gave her a rose. They later went to a private Josh Krajcik concert and danced while still in their swimsuits.
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Katy Perry Shares Photo of Her Doing Split on the Great Wall of China

January 14, 2014 06:22:17 GMT


Katy Perry had fun in China over the weekend. The "Roar" singer, who had a show in the Asian country, shared a photo of herself having a vacation at the Great Wall of China. While many celebrities dressed to kill at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, Perry sported casual outfit for the outing, captioning the photo with two hashtags "bestdressed" and "goldenglobes."

The photo which was uploaded on her Instagram account on Sunday, January 12 shows the 29-year-old singer doing split at the historical monument. She wore a black jacket, pants, sunglasses and a traditional Chinese straw hat.
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Alleged Steve McQueen Heckler Expelled From NY Film Critics Circle

January 14, 2014 06:21:33 GMT


Armond White has been kicked out of New York Film Critics Circle after he allegedly heckled Steve McQueen's acceptance speech during the group's annual award ceremony. At the event which was held last week, McQueen took the stage to receive the Best Director award for his "12 Years a Slave".

CityArts writer White, who gave negative reviews about McQueen's film as he said that it should belong "to the torture porn genre with 'Hostel' and 'The Human Centipede'," reportedly yelled expletives at the director. "You're an embarrassing doorman and garbage man! F**k you! Kiss my a**," he said as quoted by a Variety reporter who seated near to him.
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MTV's '16 and Pregnant' Helps Reduce Teen Birth Rate, Study Says

January 14, 2014 04:54:33 GMT


"16 and Pregnant" may have successfully delivered its message about teen pregnancy, if it is the show's real goal. A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that teen birth rate declined 5.7 percent in the 18 months following the show's debut in 2009.

The study conducted by Melissa S. Kearney, the director of the Hamilton Project, and Phillip B. Levine of Wellesley College compared birth records with Nielsen television ratings since the series launched on MTV. It found that teen birth rates declined faster in areas where youth were watching more MTV.
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'Octomom' Nadya Suleman Charged With Welfare Fraud

January 14, 2014 04:51:05 GMT


Nadya Suleman, a woman who drew attention after she gave birth to eight babies in 2009 and earned the nickname "Octomom" as the result, has been charged with welfare fraud. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said on Monday, January 13 that Suleman failed to report $30,000 in earnings while receiving public assistance money.

"While applying for public aid, the mother of 14 children allegedly failed to disclose that she was also getting checks for personal appearances and residuals from videos," the authorities said in a statement, as quoted by The Associated Press. She was charged with one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application for aid.
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Christine McVie Officially Rejoins Fleetwood Mac

January 14, 2014 04:38:29 GMT


Christine McVie, who left Fleetwood Mac fifteen years ago, has now reunited with the band. The 70-year-old musician's return to the group, was confirmed onstage by bandmate Mick Fleetwood during a concert in Maui over the weekend.

"This is the worst-kept secret there is, but Christine McVie will be rejoining Fleetwood Mac," he said as cited by Consequence of Sound. The band's publicist Liz Rosenberg has also confirmed McVie's return to Billboard.
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FOX's Batman Prequel Series to Feature Young Bruce Wayne

January 14, 2014 04:08:22 GMT


Juicy details of FOX's upcoming series were unveiled during the network's Television Critics Association press tour panel in Pasadena. At the event, FOX Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly built up anticipation for "Gotham" by dishing on the appearances of more characters from the comic books.

While the show will explore the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon, it will not be solely about him. Instead, fans can expect the presence of Bruce Wayne as Reilly confirmed, "We will arc a young Bruce Wayne from a child" of about 12 until "the final episode of the series when he puts on the cape," much like "Smallville" did with Superman.
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Olivia Wilde Is Pregnant With a Baby Boy

January 14, 2014 03:57:14 GMT


Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis will be parents to a baby boy. The "Her" actress revealed the news when she was attending the 2014 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 12. The expectant mother said "he" when making reference to her unborn baby in an interview with PEOPLE.

Suggesting that her son was excited to be at the event, Wilde explained, "He was kicking the whole time, going, 'Where are we?!' " In the interview which was conducted after the event, Wilde also talked about her figure-hugging dress. "Until about a week ago, I just looked fat. I wanted to be like, 'I'm not fat, I'm pregnant!' "
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Ron Howard: Chris Pratt Is to Star in 'Jurassic World'

January 14, 2014 03:31:10 GMT


Ron Howard dropped the news that Chris Pratt would star in the new "Jurrasic Park" movie. The director shared a photo of Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard posing together on the red carpet of Sunday, January 12's Golden Globe Awards, saying they would be co-stars.

"Bryce and Chris meet for the 1st time on red carpet they will be co-stars in next Juraissic [sic]," Ron captioned the photo. Bryce is Ron's daughter who was cast in "Jurassic World" back in September. While her casting has been made official, Chris' is not yet announced by Universal Pictures.
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Tim McGraw Premieres New Single 'Lookin' for That Girl'

January 14, 2014 03:26:21 GMT


Tim McGraw has debuted his new single called "Lookin' for That Girl". Arriving via Entertainment Weekly on Monday, January 13, the midtempo pop-country track features the star singing about him falling in love with a girl he thinks is very attractive.

"That girl, she's a party, all nighter/ Little 'Funky Cold Medina'/ Little 'Strawberry Winer'," he describes the girl. "If you see her tell her I'm lookin' for that girl, that girl, that girl/ Hard to find/ I'll be spending every night/ Lookin' for that girl, that girl, that girl," he then says.
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'American Idol' Season 13 Twists Include Randy Jackson's 'Boot Camp' and 'Rush Week'

January 14, 2014 03:14:11 GMT


"American Idol" freshens itself up for the upcoming season 13. In addition to the new judge line-up, there will be "a lot of small changes" on the show that, despite not being "radical," are expected to "really add up to a fresh feel."

Revealing the twists at the FOX panel during TCA Winter Press Tour on Monday, January 13, Kinane said the singing competition would add Randy Jackson's "Boot Camp". It's a "two-day workshop" hosted by former judge Randy between Hollywood Week and the live shows. A source explained the "Boot Camp" "is so that America will really get to know the contestants before they vote for the first time."
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Beyonce Says Gender Equality 'Isn't a Reality Yet'

January 14, 2014 02:57:31 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has written an essay on gender equality in which she calls for actions in regards to equal payment in the workforce. The piece, which is featured on Maria Shriver's "Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink", is entitled "Gender Equality Is a Myth!".

"We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality. It isn't a reality yet," Beyonce wrote. "Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average working woman earns only 77 percent of what the average working man makes. But unless women and men both say this is unacceptable, things will not change."
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Jennifer Lopez Previews 'Same Girl' Music Video

January 14, 2014 02:43:40 GMT


The official music video for Jennifer Lopez's "Same Girl" is arriving in several days. To build the anticipation, the singer has teased her upcoming project with a short clip. In the fifty-second snippet, Lopez is taking viewers to her hometown of Bronx, New York.

Wearing a black leather jacket and a Yankees cap, the judge of "American Idol" braves the rain and stands at a subway station. "Tell me what I gotta do/ I'm tryna make it clear to you/ Not dealing with the attitude/ I'm tired of tryna make you see that I'm still me," she sings before declaring that she's still the "same Jenny from around the way."
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Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Gets Michael Douglas as Hank Pym

January 14, 2014 02:32:27 GMT


The anticipation for Marvel's "Ant-Man" just went up a notch higher with the addition of Michael Douglas. The two-time Oscar victor and winner at the recent Golden Globe Awards has signed on for his first comic-book movie, joining the cast as Hank Pym.

"With Hank Pym's rich history in the Marvel Universe, we knew we needed an actor capable of bringing the weight and stature to the role that the character deserves," Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said in a statement to Variety. "We felt incredibly relieved when Michael Douglas agreed to step into the part with the charm and fortitude he brings to every character he inhabits, and couldn't be more excited to see what he will do to bring Hank Pym to life."
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Ashlee Simpson Is Engaged to Evan Ross, Shows Off Engagement Ring

January 14, 2014 02:13:59 GMT


Ashlee Simpson is ready to walk down the aisle for a second time. The "Little Miss Obsessive" singer, who was previously married to Pete Wentz for almost three years from 2008-2011, has got engaged to her boyfriend Evan Ross.

"My baby love and I are ENGAGED!!! Hallelujah Hawaii !!!!!" so the 29-year-old songstress/actress wrote on Twitter, apparently getting engaged while they're on vacation in Hawaii. Along with it, she shared a picture of her and her new fiance, flaunting a huge sparkler on her ring finger.
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Kanye West Allegedly Hit Man Who Threw Racial Slur at Kim Kardashian

January 14, 2014 02:07:25 GMT


Kanye West is under investigation for an alleged misdemeanor battery. According to TMZ, West was involved in a feud with an 18-year-old man who allegedly screamed racial slur toward Kim Kardashian. The alleged incident took place in a chiropractor's office in Beverly Hills on Monday afternoon, January 13.

According to the site, West dropped the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star off the building, but then the reality star was swarmed by a crowd of paparazzi. The man who was said screaming the N-word was helping Kardashian enter the building by opening the door for her. "F**k these fa**ot-ass n****rs," the man allegedly said, referring to the paparazzi.
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'The Newsroom' Will Return for a Third and Final Season

January 14, 2014 01:47:51 GMT


Another HBO acclaimed series is coming to an end. After announcing that the fifth season of "Boardwalk Empire" would be the last for the show, the premium cable channel now renews "The Newsroom" for a third and final season.

" 'The Newsroom' is classic Aaron Sorkin - smart, riveting and thought-provoking," said HBO programming president Michael Lombardo when announcing the cancellation on Monday, January 13. "I'm sure this farewell season will be one to remember."
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'Frozen' Is Confirmed to Get Broadway Treatment

January 14, 2014 00:49:52 GMT


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Disney Theatrical Production is bringing Disney Animation's "Frozen (2013)" to Broadway. The project, which was first hinted by Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger in an interview with Fortune, has now been confirmed by a representative of the company to be in early stages of production.

The adaptation of the hit movie into stage production is inevitable given its commercial success which would result in equally successful franchise. The music, scored by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, also has Broadway material.
 
 
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