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January 20, 2014

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'Hannibal' Season 2 Full Trailer: There Will Be a Reckoning

January 20, 2014 09:17:05 GMT


NBC has unleashed the first full trailer for "Hannibal" season 2, giving a look at scenes from the new chapter of the psychological thriller series. It picks up where the first season finale left off, with Will Graham under arrest for the crime he didn't commit.

"I don't know which is worse, believing that I did it, or believing that you did this to me," Will tells Dr. Hannibal Lecter from behind bars, practically threatening the serial killer. "I'm going to remember, and when I do, there will be a reckoning."
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'Star Wars Episode 7' Script Done, Filming to Begin in May

January 20, 2014 08:55:20 GMT


"Star Wars Episode 7" is ready to enter the production phase. Director J.J. Abrams revealed at the TCA winter press tour to discuss his new TV show "Believe" that the script for the upcoming sci-fi movie was done.

"That's the current plan," he said of the plan to kick off the principal photography in May in England. "We're working really hard and we've got our script and we're in deep prep. Full steam ahead."
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Liam Payne Lashes Out on Twitter Following 'Duck Dynasty' Tweet Controversy

January 20, 2014 08:33:43 GMT


Liam Payne went on Twitter rant on Saturday, January 18 after his tweet to "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson was interpreted as a support to his father's anti-homo statement. Last week, the One Direction member mentioned Willie in a Twitter post, saying that he was a fan. "@williebosshog huge love to you/your family huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold. Big fan," Liam wrote.

Willie's father Phil Robertson recently landed in hot water because of his homophobic comment and an LGBT activist responded angrily that Liam praised the reality star. "Being a fan of [someone's] show and the way they still hold a family together doesn't mean I am ok with all they say," Liam tweeted as a response. "Oh my god can someone literally not be a fan if a show without bring labeled WTf I bought dinner the other day it made a news story."
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Artist of the Week: A Great Big World


January 20, 2014 08:18:49 GMT


A rough time in Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino's lives has led A Great Big World to enjoy mainstream success. The pop/rock duo admitted they were heartbroken and were not happy with their day jobs when writing "Say Something", which later attracted the attention of Christina Aguilera.

First featured in the final of ABC's dance competition "So You Think You Can Dance", the song became an international hit after it was re-recorded with the pop/R&B diva. Following their performance with the former Mouseketeer on "The Voice", the song reached No. 1 on iTunes charts, toppling Eminem's song. "It's a huge, huge milestone for us," Chad said of the song's performance.
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'Big Bang Theory' Star Simon Helberg and Wife Expecting Second Child

January 20, 2014 07:45:32 GMT


Actor Simon Helberg who is popular for his role as Howard Wolowitz on "The Big Bang Theory" will be father again. The actor confirmed at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 18 that his wife Jocelyn Towne got pregnant with their second child.

"Yes, my wife is [expecting,] - I can't take all the credit," Helberg told Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell at the event's red carpet. "Every time I come to the SAG Awards there's something about this night...About 8 months before [the SAG Awards] I get really the urge, I feel the romance and then we get nominated so it's hand in hand."
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'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' Tie for Top Prize at 2014 Producers Guild Awards

January 20, 2014 07:11:17 GMT


Producers Guild of America announced winners for its 25th awards gala Sunday night, January 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The much-awaited PGAs which also recognizes producers who work on television has long become an indicator for Oscar selections.

In the PGA history, its winners have gone on to take home Best Picture title at the Oscars 17 times, including the last six consecutive years. The last time the two chose different winners was seven years ago, when the PGA favored "Little Miss Sunshine" and the Academy picked Martin Scorsese's "The Departed".
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PGA Awards 2014: 'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' Among TV Winners

January 20, 2014 07:01:09 GMT


After SAG-AFTRA announced the winners of its annual awards show on Saturday, the Producers Guild of America held its own 25th annual gala on Sunday, January 19. The event honors the visionaries who produce and execute motion picture and television product, with "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" as the big TV winners this year.

The AMC crime drama series bagged the Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama. It edged out other strong contenders including "Downton Abbey", "Game of Thrones", "House of Cards" and last year's winner "Homeland".
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Brad Pitt on New Hairdo: 'It's Not a Choice'

January 20, 2014 06:46:02 GMT


Brad Pitt sported a new hairdo at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild awards on Saturday, January 18. The star of "12 Years a Slave" showed off his shaved sides when he attended the annual award event. Pitt's new do looks like mini-mohawk.

Speaking to E! News on Sunday at the Producer's Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, Angelina Jolie's other half talked about his new hairdo. "It's for a part," he said, before adding with a laugh, "It's not a choice!"
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Miles Teller to Play Dan Aykroyd in John Belushi Biopic

January 20, 2014 05:52:19 GMT


Miles Teller will apparently share screen with Emile Hirsch in an untitled John Belushi biopic. The "Footloose" actor is expected to portray Dan Aykroyd, Belushi's "Blues Brothers" co-star who serves a producer for the upcoming film.

Hirsch who will play the late John Belushi announced the news at a Sundance party for the Creative Coalition on Saturday night, January 18. "A shout-out to Miles Teller!" he said. "We're going to be working together soon. He's playing Dan Aykroyd in the Belushi movie."
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'Justified' Star A.J. Buckley and Fiancee Welcome Daughter Willow Phoenix

January 20, 2014 04:57:11 GMT


A.J. Buckley is a first-time father. His fiancee Abigail Ochse gave birth to their first child on Sunday, January 19 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. The couple named their daughter Willow Phoenix. A representative for the actor said that the baby girl arrived at 1:36 A.M., weighing in at 7 lbs., 5 oz. "Both baby, mother and father are doing well," the representative added.

The "Justified" star additionally took to Twitter to share the exciting news. "Greatest moment in my life happened at 136am this morning when my [fiancee] gave birth to our little angel Willow Phoenix Buckley #ProudDad," he wrote. Buckley also shared a glimpse of his newborn baby in a photo. "[Willow's] first #footballsunday with her dad," the proud father captioned the snap.
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NBC Renews 'Parks and Recreation' for Seventh Season, Plans Live 'Peter Pan' Musical

January 20, 2014 04:54:26 GMT


NBC has committed to a seventh season of "Parks and Recreation". NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt dropped the news at the TCA winter press tour on Sunday, January 19.

Initially saying he's bullish about the returns of "Parks" and "Community", Greenblatt finally said, "I'll go out on a limb: 'Parks and Rec' will have a seventh season," when pressed further by reporters about the show's future. He added that there's "a strong possibility" that "Community" would come back for next TV season.
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Margot Robbie in Talks to Replace Amanda Seyfried in 'Z for Zachariah'


January 20, 2014 04:30:03 GMT


On heels of her performance as Leonardo DiCaprio's love interest in strongly-lauded movie "The Wolf of Wall Street", Margot Robbie is offered two new promising projects. The Wrap learns she is in negotiations to play the female lead in "Z for Zachariah" and "Tarzan".

Robbie, 23, is reportedly eyed to replace Amanda Seyfried who was initially set to take on the leading lady in "Zachariah". She will star opposite "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" hunk Chris Pine and "12 Years a Slave" actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.
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Justin Bieber Shares Snowboarding Photos, Says He's 'Worried Bout Nothing'

January 20, 2014 04:12:00 GMT


Justin Bieber is having fun with his friends following a tough week with the egg-throwing investigation. The 19-year-old star shared many photos and videos of him and his friends on Instagram on Saturday, January 18, saying that they were having fun snowboarding.

In one selfie, the "Baby" hitmaker can be seen showing his tongue. "Snowboarding with the fellas," he wrote. He was joined by a friend in another selfie. Another snap shows Bieber and other people with their snowboards. "Great day," the star captioned the photo. One video which was taken in an ice rink, meanwhile, was captioned with "Worried bout nothing." Wearing a yellow hoodie, he can be seen dancing to French Montana's "Ain't Worried About Nothin" in the short clip.
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Kanye West Reacts to 'Bound 2' Music Video Controversy

January 20, 2014 04:01:43 GMT


Kanye West addressed haters in Interview magazine's latest edition. For his cover story in the mag's February 2014 issue, the rapper chatted with "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen about controversy surrounding his "Bound 2" music video which featured his baby mama Kim Kardashian.

"I think people are afraid of dreams, and that video is one of the closest things to the way that dreams look and feel, or the way joy looks and feels, with the colors," he explained. "I don't think most people are comfortable with their own dreams, so it's hard for them to be comfortable with other people's dreams."
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Jay Leno Announces Last Guests as Jimmy Fallon Reveals First 'Tonight Show' Guests

January 20, 2014 03:57:04 GMT


Jimmy Fallon is prepping his "Tonight Show" hosting debut as Jay Leno is nearing the end of his reign on the late-night show. Now, both the predecessor and the successor have unveiled the guests for their last episodes and first episode respectively.

Leno will open his last week on "Tonight Show" with the next host himself, Fallon, as the guest on Monday, February 3. Veteran comedienne Betty White is also booked for the said outing, marking her 19th appearance on the show.
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Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse Pack on PDA at the 2014 SAG Awards

January 20, 2014 03:17:19 GMT


Bradley Cooper brought his girlfriend Suki Waterhouse to the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, January 18, making their first appearance together at a major award show this season. Cooper brought his mother Gloria as his date at the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month.

Cooper and his girlfriend looked equally smitten at the annual event. The 22-year-old model, who donned a black-and-white Andrew Gn dress that night, was seen sitting in her boyfriend's lap at one point. The two were also caught looking at each other affectionately. The two shared the same table alongside Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner and director David O. Russell.
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Bill Murray Says He Signed on for 'Garfield' by Mistake

January 20, 2014 03:17:16 GMT


Bill Murray admits he did "Garfield" by mistake. In a Q&A session on Reddit, the former "Saturday Night Live" member claims he agreed to voice the famous fat lazy cat because he thought he would star in a Coen Brothers movie.

The comedian wrongly assumed the film was scripted by writer Joel Coen, who penned hits like "The Big Lebowski" and "Fargo". He was so confident that he didn't even read the script thoroughly when he signed on for the project.
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Miley Cyrus Fake Booking Agent Sued by Concert Promoters

January 20, 2014 03:09:34 GMT


Miley Cyrus was caught in a concert lawsuit involving a possibly bogus booking agent. Promoters of Miami South Beach Outdoor Festival sued a woman who had received $125K from the company but failed to deliver the singer for the New Year's Day bash.

The festival organizers claimed to have wired the money to the account of the woman whom they believed to be representing the "We Can't Stop" singer. But Cyrus never showed up for the gig and the possibly fake booking agent reportedly cleaned out the bank account.
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Videos: 'SNL' Mocks Justin Bieber Egg-Gate, Sasheer Zamata Channels Rihanna in Drake-Hosted Episode

January 20, 2014 02:30:45 GMT


All eyes were on "Saturday Night Live" on January 18 as new cast member Sasheer Zamata made her debut appearance in the episode hosted by Drake. The "SNL" first black female comedian in six years was introduced early in the episode, being featured in the monologue where Drake talked about growing up with a Jewish mother and black father. Zamata appeared alongside Kenan Thompson as Drake's aunt and uncle in the sketch where the Canadian rapper revisited his bar mitzvah.

Zamata later impersonated Rihanna in "Before They Were Stars", dancing in a fictionalized episode of hit 1990s show "Blossom". The sketch, which highlighted the early work of some hip-hop artists before they were famous, also featured other cast members playing Eminem, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz.
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Harry Styles Supports Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Premiere at Sundance

January 20, 2014 02:27:13 GMT


Harry Styles was among the celebrity guests at the premiere of Zach Braff starrer "Wish I Was Here" at Sundance Film Festival on Saturday evening, January 18 at the Marc Theatre in Park City, Utah. The British heartthrob was mobbed by One Direction's fans at the event.

The 19-year-old boybander donned a casual sweater and jeans combo topped with a navy Saint Laurent coat from the other night when he watched Eagles' concert in Los Angeles. "Today I watched @WIWHFilm. I wasn't crying, I had sweaty eyes. Loved it," he tweeted.
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Beyonce Knowles Performs at White House for Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday

January 20, 2014 02:21:35 GMT


Beyonce Knowles was one of the stars helping celebrate Michelle Obama's 50th birthday on Saturday, January 18. She donned a mini flapper dress and nude pumps to perform a special set in front of star-studded guests for the private party held at the White House.

The singer brought her daughter, Blue Ivy, who just celebrated her second birthday. The toddler looking adorable in a white frilly gown admired the First Family's Christmas tree in one of the pics posted on Queen Bey's Tumblr, and played with the Obamas' dog Sunny in another photo.
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Kim Kardashian Wants North West to Walk Her Down the Aisle

January 20, 2014 02:01:26 GMT


Kim Kardashian reportedly is preparing special shoes for her daughter North West so that the little girl can wear them when her mother walks down the aisle. According to Hollywood Life, Kim wants her daughter to walk her down the aisle and the 33-year-old reality star has contacted jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz for Nori's shoes.

A source close to Kim's fiance Kanye West said that the pair "are spending a lot of time with Lorraine [Schwartz] and they want her to create North a pair of one of a kind, diamond shoes, so she can walk her mother down the aisle when Kanye asks for her hand in marriage." The source continued talking about the couple's hope that their daughter takes part in their nuptials.
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'Ride Along' Sits Atop Box Office With Record-Breaking Debut

January 20, 2014 01:15:10 GMT


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"Ride Along" wins the race to No. 1 at box office over the U.S. holiday weekend. Universal's cop comedy movie starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube beats fellow new releases as Open Road's animation "The Nut Job", Paramount's spy pic "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit", and Fox's horror story "Devil's Due".

The funny film about a rookie cop trying to impress his prospective brother-in-law opens atop the domestic movie chart with approximately $41.2 million over the normal Friday-to-Sunday weekend and is estimated to reach $47.7 million or more over the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend that includes Monday.
 
 
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