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January 15, 2014

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2014 Razzie Awards Nominees Include Johnny Depp, Lady GaGa

January 15, 2014 15:24:38 GMT


Before the Oscars are handed out to the "Best of the Best", Golden Raspberry will honor "Worst of the Worst". Nominees for this year's Razzie Awards include Johnny Depp, Lady GaGa and once again, Adam Sandler and Halle Berry.

First time nominee at the Razzies, Depp is put under the category of Worst Actor for his role as eccentric Indian, Tonto, in "The Lone Ranger". GaGa is slammed as one of the Worst Supporting Actress for her guest role in "Machete Kills". Sandler, a repeat offender, is nominated for his "Grown Ups 2" role while Berry is up this time for "The Call" and "Movie 43".
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Ashley Olsen Reportedly Splits From Businessman David Schulte

January 15, 2014 14:55:19 GMT


Ashley Olsen and David Schulte have split according latest news. The fashion designer ended her relationship with the luxury eyewear brand Oliver Peoples CEO after less than a year of dating. "He was a great guy and cute, but it didn't work out," a source told Us Weekly.

Olsen was first reported dating Schulte in September last year. "Ashley is dating David," a source told Us at the time. "It's pretty new." The former child actress had a thing for businessmen, previously dating Elder Statesman designer Greg Chait and restaurant owner Scott Sartiano.
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Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult to Play Couple in Epic Love Story 'Equals'


January 15, 2014 14:32:08 GMT


Kristen Stewart is due to star in an epic love story opposite Jennifer Lawrence's boyfriend Nicholas Hoult. The young stars have signed up to lead "Equals", which is an updated version of 1956 film "1984", based on George Orwell's classic 1949 novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four".

"Like Crazy" director Drake Doremus will helm the futuristic love story in which Stewart and Hoult play a couple. He said the movie is "about love in a world where love really doesn't exist anymore." Lawrence initially read the script for the role that Stewart eventually nabbed, and was moved to tears but could not see herself as the character. "It became evident in my head that Nick and Kristen would have great chemistry," Doremus, who thought Lawrence was fantastic during reading, said.
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'Pretty Little Liars' 4.16 Preview: Jake Suspicious of Ezra

January 15, 2014 09:05:38 GMT


The Liars are still blinded to whom their real foe is despite the clues in the next episode of "Pretty Little Liars". "I always wondered if Ezra was the one you were afraid of," Jake tells Aria in a preview for the said outing, but Aria says, "I'm not afraid of Ezra."

Meanwhile, Shana returns to Ravenswood to tell Emily that she has a message from Ali, but can Emily and the girls trust Shana with all that they know about her? And when Shana ups the stakes and says that Ali wants to meet Emily - and only Emily - could it all be part of an "A" plan, or is Emily really Alison's favorite?
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Justin Bieber's Friend Lil Za Released From Jail Following Drug-Related Arrest


January 15, 2014 08:48:30 GMT


Lil Za, who was arrested in Justin Bieber's house on Tuesday morning, January 14 for drug possession, has been released from custody. According to MTV News, Bieber's friend was released from the Lost Hills/ Malibu Sheriff's Station after posting bail, but the authorities did not mention the amount he posted.

Lieutenant Michael Williams told the site that Lil Za, whose real name is Xavier Smith, was also charged with felony vandalism before his release on Tuesday night. Minutes prior to the release, Lil Za was said receiving a phone call and getting angry. Although some reports claimed that he destroyed the phone, Lt. Williams said the phone was damaged, "not destroyed." The charge increased the original bail by $50,000.
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T.I. Debuts Collaboration With Doe B 'Why' in Full

January 15, 2014 08:41:28 GMT


After previewing it last week, T.I. has debuted his collaboration with deceased rapper Doe B entitield "Why" in full. Co-produced by Soopa L and Bao Pham a.k.a. CLASSIC, the track features Doe B talking about life.

"I don't know know why these n***as hating on me/ I don't know why I'm still stuck in these streets/ I don't know why I can't get no sleep/ I don't know why the pain runs so deep," he desperately raps.
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'Devil's Due' Prank Terrifies People on New York Streets

January 15, 2014 08:31:01 GMT


Beware of "Devil Baby" attack in New York City. Thinkmodo, the viral video marketing agency that promoted "Carrie" with telekinetic prank at coffee shop last October, has created a new frightening prank to promote upcoming horror film "Devil's Due".

The latest viral promotion includes a remote-controlled animatronic creature put in a baby stroller on the streets. A video obtained by Yahoo! Movies captures people's reactions as they see the "Devil Baby" popping out with scary screams.
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Play Surprise Performance on NYC Bus

January 15, 2014 08:21:43 GMT


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis stunned the passengers of an NYC bus with a surprise performance of their hit single "Can't Hold Us". The performance was a part of the Grammy's "Music Unleashes Us" multiplatform ad campaign, which aims to capture people's natural, visceral and sometimes uncontrollable reactions to music.

In the campaign video, the duo can be seen wearing hoodies as they boarded a Bronx bus. After paying their fare, Lewis drops his hoodie and turns on the music from his boombox while Macklemore walks down the bus aisle, tossing paper towels and spitting his bars.
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Julianna Margulies' New York Apartment Flooded After Appearing in Architectural Digest

January 15, 2014 07:52:49 GMT


Julianna Margulies said that her apartment in New York, which was designed by Vicente Wolf, was flooded after it was featured in Architectural Digest for its February issue. Stopping by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the star of "The Good Wife" talked about the unfortunate event which took place when she and her family were away for vacation.

"[The cover] came out the day we got back. We went skiing for Christmas this year. We thought is was time to put the kid on skis. They said, your Architectural Digest came out because we remolded and I was excited," she told the show's host Ellen DeGeneres on Tuesday, January 14.
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Pixie Lott Gets 'Nasty' in New Music Video

January 15, 2014 07:52:15 GMT


After being teased with a sneak-peek clip, the music video for Pixie Lott's "Nasty" has finally arrived in full. In the clip, the 23-year-old British beauty looks stunning as she throws seductive looks at the camera several times.

She is also seen going topless and covering her breasts with a Chanel bag. Midway through the clip, Pixie heads to a night club where she later dances with a hunky man while baring her body in a denim bralet and matching skater skirt.
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Donal Logue Denies He's Offered 'Gotham' Lead Role

January 15, 2014 07:51:26 GMT


A name recently surfaced as the potential lead actor on FOX's "Gotham", but the rumor is quickly shut down by the actor himself. Donal Logue has taken to Twitter to set things straight soon after Latino Review reported that the Lee Toric of "Sons of Anarchy" had been offered the role of James Gordon on the Batman prequel series.

"Not true! I wish-would be awesome (but who could top Gary Oldman?)," he tweeted. He additionally noted that the new show might be looking for a younger actor to play Gordon, writing, "From what I heard, Gotham catches Gordon in his late 20's."
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Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K. Team Up for FX's Comedy Pilot

January 15, 2014 07:16:50 GMT


FX has nabbed big talent in comedy for its new project. The network has ordered a pilot for a comedy created and starring Zach Galifianakis, with Louis C.K. co-writing it. The "Louie" creator and actor recently signed an overall deal with FX Prods.

C.K. and Galifianakis, who is best known for his role as Alan Garner in "The Hangover" movies directed by Todd Phillips, will also serve as executive producers. Other details, including what the story is about, are not available at this moment.
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Russell Brand Uses Anti-Gay Slur During Speech at Cambridge University

January 15, 2014 07:07:56 GMT


Russell Brand has been said using homophobic slur during his speech at a Union address at Cambridge University. The comedian appeared as a guest speaker at the university on Monday, January 13. Brand talked about various topics such as "inner truth," Topshop, Julian Assange, his tattoos as well as Harry Styles, whom he said "quite a character."

At one point, Independent reports that students from one college could not stop cheering after the comedian chose their crest as his favorite. Brand was trying to make the audience members be quiet by jokingly telling them, "Shut up you Harry Potter p**fs!"
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Bruno Mars Announces Second Leg of Tour With Pharell and Aloe Blacc as Supporting Acts

January 15, 2014 06:58:23 GMT


Bruno Mars has unveiled the dates for the second North American leg of his "Moonshine Jungle" tour. "GUESS WHOS BACK IN THA MUTHAF**KIN' HOUSE!!" the singer told his fans on social media on Tuesday, January 14.

The new tour will kick off with two shows in Mars' hometown of Hawaii. He will take the stage at Blasidell Arena in Honolulu on April 18 and 19 before heading to Save Mart Center in Fresno, California on May 27 and Oracle Arena in Oakland on the next day.
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'The Face of Love' Trailer Starring Annette Bening and Ed Harris

January 15, 2014 06:55:51 GMT


Annette Bening gets second chance at love as seen in the first trailer for drama romance "The Face of Love". She plays a woman named Nikki who falls in love again five years after losing the love of her life, while Ed Harris portrays her love interest.

The object of Nikki's affection is Tom, an art teacher with a kind heart and a great zest for life, and also a doppelganger for her deceased husband. Seduced by the chance to live as if her husband was never lost, Nikki spirals into a fantasy of the present as past.
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Liam Payne Apologizes for Scaring Fans Following Balcony Stunt

January 15, 2014 06:11:29 GMT


Liam Payne has apologized for scaring fans after a photo of him standing dangerously on a ledge outside his apartment building made rounds on the internet. The singer took to Twitter on Tuesday night, January 14 to say that he was sorry for his "stupid and irresponsible" action.

"You may have seen a photo of me today taken on top of a building. I regret being there and having a photo taken. It was a stupid and irresponsible thing to do. I am sorry, and do not endorse any fans trying to repeat this, as it is extremely dangerous," he wrote. The photo presumably was taken after the One Direction member celebrated Zayn Malik's 21st birthday with other friends.
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Pusha T Denies Clipse Reunion: 'I Don't Wanna Mislead Nobody'

January 15, 2014 06:04:59 GMT


Pusha T has denied that he is working on an album with The Neptunes as a member of rap duo Clipse. The rapper, who last December said that he would spend 20 days in the studio with Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, said that he didn't say anything about a Clipse reunion.

"I never leaked anything about the Clipse. I didn't do that. All I did was tell everybody that I was in the studio for 20 days with Pharrell and Chad," he told DJ Heat in a recent interview. "And then there was a leak that happened and other people just found out that other people were down. I'm on my Pusha T right now. I don't wanna mislead nobody, but we just working," he added.
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Amber Heard Sports Diamond Ring, Sparks Engagement Rumor to Johnny Depp

January 15, 2014 05:54:41 GMT


Is Amber Heard engaged to Johnny Depp? The blonde beauty sparked the engagement rumor as she was spotted wearing a huge diamond ring on her left hand when she was leaving AGO Italian restaurant on Monday night, January 13 in Los Angeles.

The 27-year-old star donned an androgynous outfit during the night outing in West Hollywood, California. She made a good effort to cover her left hand, but paparazzi managed to steal a snapshot of the ring when she raised her hand to cover her face from the camera lights.
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ABC Orders Racial Drama Pilot From '12 Years a Slave' Writer

January 15, 2014 04:54:17 GMT


Hot on heels of his work on critically-acclaimed film "12 Years a Slave", screenwriter John Ridley's racial drama has received a pilot order from ABC. Titled "American Crime", it's written by the Golden Globe-nominated screenwriter who will also executive produce it along with Michael McDonald.

The drama is set in California's Central Valley. It revolves around the lives of the players in a trial for a racially charged murder. The case takes on greater meaning in the community, bringing to the forefront America's hardened views on race, class and gender politics.
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Producer Says 'Ender's Game' Sequel Could Be an Original Story


January 15, 2014 04:50:23 GMT


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While there's still no official word regarding "Ender's Game" sequel, producer Roberto Orci gives an idea of what the follow-up could be dealing with if the second film is getting the green light. He said it could explore an original story that's not based on Orson Scott Card's book.

In Card's series, the story after "Ender's Game" is "Speaker of the Dead" which takes place years after the first installment. "They have rights to certain... books," Orci revealed. "I'm not sure which ones, and it's two companies so I'm not sure who controls [Speaker for the Dead]."
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Gabourey Sidibe Hits Back at Haters Who Mocked Her Golden Globes Dress


January 15, 2014 04:44:38 GMT


Gabourey Sidibe does not let hateful comments affect her. The "American Horror Story: Coven" actress was criticized on the internet for a dress she wore at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, but she reacted to the comments with a hilarious tweet.

Walking on the red carpet at the Sunday, January 12 event, Sidibe wore a floor-length ivory-colored gown by Michael Costello Couture. Some people commented on the choice of dress, suggesting that her stylists did not do their job well. "Clearly Gabby's stylist doesn't like her and has no problem stealing her money," one Twitter user wrote. Others, meanwhile, made nasty comments about her full figure. "I love Gabby Sidibe but she looked like the GLOBE at the Golden Globes," one person tweeted.
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JoJo Joins Atlantic Records After Ending Troubled Relationship With Blackground

January 15, 2014 04:18:51 GMT


After years of battling against Blackground Music, JoJo has finally been released from the label. According to L.A. Times, the "Too Little Too Late" singer has now joined Atlantic Record, which also signed the likes of Bruno Mars, Janelle Monae, Wiz Khalifa and K. Michelle.

Due to multi-year legal troubles with Blackground, JoJo was unable to release the follow-up to her successful 2006 album, "The High Road". Her fans launched a #FreeJoJo Twitter campaign for her release, and last July, the star filed a lawsuit demanding to be released from the label and its imprint, Da Family Records.
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Nick Nolte Tapped to Voice Watcher Samyaza in Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah'

January 15, 2014 04:07:03 GMT


A new cast member for "Noah" is announced by Darren Aronofsky, less than three months before the film hits U.S. theaters. "Gangster Squad" actor Nick Nolte is confirmed to lend his voice to fallen angel Samyaza in the upcoming biblical movie led by Russell Crowe.

"Just added the legend nick nolte as the watcher samyaza in #noah," the director wrote on his Twitter along with a picture of the actor standing in front of a big screen displaying a scene from the film. "Long live the nephilim! it was an honor," he added.
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'Fargo' Gets Release Date, Billy Bob Thornton Explains Why He Agreed to Do the TV Show

January 15, 2014 04:03:46 GMT


FX has set a premiere date for "Fargo", the small-screen take on the Coen brothers' 1996 crime film. The limited series starring Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton will debut Tuesday, April 15 at 10 P.M.

At the TCA winter press tour, executive producer and writer Noah Hawley stressed that the TV show was established in the trademark humor, dialect, murder and "Minnesota nice" of the original work, but it stood on its own for anyone who has not seen the film.
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Jenny McCarthy Slams Shia LaBeouf for His Comment on Jim Carrey's Parenting Skill


January 15, 2014 03:54:57 GMT


Jenny McCarthy has come to Jim Carrey's defense after Shia LaBeouf criticized his parenting skill on Twitter. During a Tuesday, January 14 episode of "The View", McCarthy who previously dated Carrey for five years took a jab at the "Transformers" actor, saying that he shouldn't have brought children into their feud.

"You can attack myself, but don't bring my children into it. And I'm sure it's the same for Jim," she said during the daytime show's "Hot Topics" session. "Jim and I have become friends now since our breakup. We dated for five years and I got to know his daughter, Jane, who is a lovely, lovely girl. It's completely uncalled for and wrong. Jim is a great father. He loves Jane more than anything in the world. Shia did apologize and Jim did take it, but the whole thing is, do not bring our children into it."
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David O. Russell Apologizes for Comparing Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Role to Slavery

January 15, 2014 03:24:53 GMT


David O. Russell backtracks his comment that compares Jennifer Lawrence's role in "The Hunger Games" movies to slavery. "Clearly I used a stupid analogy in a poor attempt at humor," the director says as quoted by The Hollywood Reporter. "I realized it the minute I said it, and I am truly sorry."

Russell who directed Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle" slammed "The Hunger Games" producers for overworking the Oscar winner. It reportedly 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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Shakira Announces New Album's Release Date

January 15, 2014 03:21:11 GMT


Shakira hasn't revealed too many details about her new album, but she has announced that the record will arrive on March 25. The singer took to Twitter to make the announcement, telling her followers, "Get #CantRememberToForgetYou ft @Rihanna - from Shak's new album, coming March 25!"

The title of the album is still kept under wraps. It will serve as the follow-up to "Sale el Sol", which peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 after being released in 2010, and mark Shakira's first English-language project since 2009's "She Wolf".
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Jennifer Lopez Is Unsure If She Will Get Married Again

January 15, 2014 03:06:45 GMT


Although Casper Smart is wonderful with children, Jennifer Lopez is unsure if she wants to get married again. The singer, who has got divorced three times, talked about her private life at the "American Idol" panel during the Winter TCA press tour on Monday, January 13.

When asked about possible fourth wedding, Lopez admitted that she did not know if she would marry Smart. "I don't know. We'll see. I don't know," she answered, as reported by E! News. "I always believe in that institution, my parents were married for a very long time, they were married for 35 years. I believe in it, it's difficult. I've had my challenges but at the same time I believe in love and I think that that's the main thing."
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'Planet of the Apes 3' Set for Summer 2016 Release

January 15, 2014 02:57:58 GMT


The third installment in the rebooted "Planet of the Apes" series has got a release date. "Planet of the Apes 3" is slated to arrive in theaters across the United States on July 29, 2016, with director Matt Reeves from the second entry set to return behind the lens.

The "Cloverfield" helmer is also expected to write the script for the 20th Century Fox film along with Mark Bomback, one of the writers who penned the screenplay for the second film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes", due to open Stateside on July 11 this year.
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'Duck Dynasty' Season 5 Promo and Synopsis Reveal Two New Cast Members

January 15, 2014 02:55:49 GMT


"Duck Dynasty" will welcome two additions to the cast ensemble of its fifth season. A promo for the upcoming installment reveals that Rebecca Robertson will be prominent this season, but keeps the second new cast member secret.

Official synopsis for the second episode of season 5, however, has hinted at the other new face on the show. It appears that the reality series will bring Korie's cousin JD into the fold as she wants Willie to hire JD as his new assistant.
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Kanye West Sues Coinye Creators Over Trademark Infringement

January 15, 2014 02:29:42 GMT


Kanye West has launched a legal battle against the creators of an online currency called Coinye. The "College Dropout" rapper filed a trademark-infringement lawsuit in Manhattan Federal Court on Tuesday, January 14. West also seeks to stop companies and operators of Coinye exchanges from marketing the currency.

"Defendants have willfully and admittedly traded upon the goodwill and notoriety of Kanye West, one of the most famous entertainers and brand names in the world," read the suit, as quoted by New York Daily News. "In interviews with the press, defendants brazenly admit that they adopted the marks Coinye West, Coinye and Coye to directly associate their newly minted crypto-currency with Mr. West."
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Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana Officially Signed On for Three 'Avatar' Sequels

January 15, 2014 02:23:21 GMT


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Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana will indeed return for all the upcoming "Avatar" sequels. While it's to be expected, the confirmation didn't come until The Hollywood Reporter announced the two stars had finalized deals to reprise their roles as Jake Sully and Princess Neytiri respectively.

The first star signed on for the three sequels is Stephen Lang. He is confirmed to return as the evil Marine Colonel Quaritch. "I'm not going to say exactly how we're bringing him back, but it's a science fiction story, after all. His character will evolve into really unexpected places across the arc of our new three-film saga," said director James Cameron.
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Taylor Swift, Macklemore and Paul McCartney Lined Up to Perform at Grammys

January 15, 2014 02:22:44 GMT


More A-list musicians have been added to the stellar line-up of performers at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are among artists who will take the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center on January 26.

Swift, who performed at last year's Grammys, is up for the coveted Album of the Year award for her platinum-selling record "Red". Rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is also vying for the same award for their debut set "The Heist".
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FX 'Regretfully' Confirms 'Justified' Will End After Season 6

January 15, 2014 01:57:25 GMT


It's official; "Justified" will end after season 6. FX Networks CEO John Landgraf made the announcement at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena on Tuesday, January 14, ending weeks of speculation about the show's future.

"It was [showrunner] Graham Yost and [star] Timothy Olyphant's decision. I would have liked to have had more Justified. It's one of my favorite shows," Landgraf said. "We talked about it a year ago and they felt that the arc of the show and what they had to say would be served by six seasons instead of seven and I regretfully accepted their decision."
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Michael Pena in Talks for a Role in 'Ant-Man'

January 15, 2014 01:16:41 GMT


Casting reports for Marvel's "Ant-Man" continue, hot on heels of Michael Douglas' casting as the Ant-Man inventor Hank Pym. Multiple sources confirm that Michael Pena has entered an early negotiation for a role in the upcoming film to be directed by Edgar Wright.

The role which the "End of Watch" actor is circling is still scarce. Rumor suggests he could play one of the villains in the comic adaptation, but there is no official word to confirm it.
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Police Raided Justin Bieber's House and Arrested Lil Za for Cocaine

January 15, 2014 00:38:53 GMT


On Tuesday, January 14 morning, police raided Justin Bieber's home in Calabasas, California looking for evidence in egg-raid incident but they found another crime evidence instead. The officers discovered narcotics in plain view when entering the house and arrested one person.

The raid, which was executed after a felony search warrant was obtained, involved 12 detectives in about eight patrol cars. "I can confirm we have served a search warrant at Justin Bieber's residence as part of a felony vandalism investigation," Steve Whitmore, a spokesman for the LAPD told the New York Daily News. "He is there, and we are right now in the process of serving the warrant. We're looking for anything we might need to move this investigation forward."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ciara Is Pregnant With Fiance Future's Baby

January 15, 2014 00:14:14 GMT


Ciara is engaged and pregnant. The "1, 2 Step" crooner made the announcement while appearing on the Tuesday, January 14 episode of "The View".

There has been rumor some time that Ciara is pregnant with fiance Future's baby. The singer was happy to oblige to Barbara Walters' request to confirm the news, saying, "Of course! I would love to." She stood up and revealed a sizable baby bump.
 
 
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