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January 23, 2014

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Tyler Hilton Proposed to Megan Park With Family Heirloom

January 23, 2014 15:21:10 GMT


Tyler Hilton finally put a ring on Megan Park's finger. The screen stars got engaged at the end of last year in California.

Hilton and Park met for the first time when filming "Charlie Bartlett" in 2006. The longtime couple told People that he proposed to her using a family heirloom, his great-grandmother's ring. There is no wedding date yet but they are aiming for spring of 2015 in California.
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Margot Robbie Gets a Playboy Invitation From Hugh Hefner

January 23, 2014 15:03:44 GMT


Margot Robbie sounds like the hottest girl in town for Hugh Hefner these days. The "The Wolf of Wall Street" star has been given an invitation from the Playboy mogul to appear on the adult magazine.

"We always want the latest, most popular girl of the moment, and that changes week to week!" Hefner told Us Weekly at Playboy's 60th Anniversary at the Mansion in Holmby Hills, California. The 87-year-old man is well aware of this year's Oscar nominees, stating he loved "American Hustle" and "Wolf of Wall Street and [Leonardo] DiCaprio in it. He was very, very good."
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Justin Bieber Arrested for DUI and Drag Racing

January 23, 2014 14:33:39 GMT


Justin Bieber's latest legal woes are a DUI arrest, driving on an expired license, drag racing and resisting arrest. They all happened on early Thursday, January 23 in Miami Beach, Fla.

According to TMZ, police officers who arrested Bieber said the pop star was wasted and resisted arrest without violence. He was initially pulled over for drag racing his yellow lamborghini after leaving a club. Sources told the website that his people closed a residential street so that Bieber could race. Def Jam Records rapper Khalil was the person he was racing and he, reportedly, was arrested too. Meanwhile, Bieber had a model named Chantel in the passenger seat.
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Angela Lansbury 'Pleased' That 'Murder, She Wrote' Reboot Is Scrapped


January 23, 2014 08:44:50 GMT


Having blasted NBC's plans to remake her show "Murder, She Wrote", Angela Lansbury is now "relieved" that the reboot project is dead. To BBC News, she admits that she's "terribly pleased" after learning that the network pulled the plug on the project.

"I knew it was a terrible mistake," so the Emmy-nominated and Oscar-winning actress says. She goes on reasoning why she opposed the idea to remake the 1990s series, "I didn't want [the remake] to sully the memory."
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Macaulay Culkin's Estranged Father Hospitalized With Stroke

January 23, 2014 08:39:16 GMT


Macaulay Culkin's father Kit Culkin is currently being treated in a hospital in Oregon after suffering from major stroke. According to TMZ, Kit was rushed to hospital on Tuesday, January 21 at around 1 P.M.

Kit is currently still receiving treatment in intensive care. Sources close to the family said that the prognosis was not good and family members were asked to gather at the hospital. The 69-year-old Kit was said losing almost all of his motor function. Representative for Macaulay has not responded to request for comment.
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Austin Mahone Previews New Single 'Mmm Yeah' Ft. Pitbull

January 23, 2014 08:36:54 GMT


Austin Mahone has announced his new single will be called "Mmm Yeah" and it will feature a guest appearance from Pitbull. The 17-year-old star recently made the exciting announcement on Twitter.

"I AM DROPPING THE NEW SINGLE NEXT WEEK!!!" the "Banga! Banga!" singer wrote. "MY NEW SINGLE IS CALLED 'MMM YEAH' AND FEATURES MR. WORLDWIDE HIMSELF!!! @PITBULL!!!!"
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'Gypsy' May Be Lady GaGa's Third 'ARTPOP' single

January 23, 2014 08:19:25 GMT


Lady GaGa is rumored to have chosen "Gypsy" as the third single off her chart-topping album, "ARTPOP". The report emerged after her label Interscope posted the song on their official Soundcloud account in a list of songs currently being promoted as singles.

"Gypsy" was co-written by her frequent collaborators RedOne and DJ White Shadow. If the report is true, the song will serve as the follow-up to "Do What U Want", which features guest vocals from R. Kelly.
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ABC Orders Soapy Drama Series From David O. Russell

January 23, 2014 08:16:50 GMT


Oscar-nominated filmmaker David O. Russell is lending his talent to the small screen. A drama project from the "American Hustle" writer/director and "Erin Brockovich" writer Susannah Grant has been given a straight-to-series 13-episode order from ABC.

The yet-to-titled show is described as "an upstairs/downstairs soap centered on a private country club." Russell and Grant co-wrote the story, with Grant writing the teleplay. The two will also serve as executive producers for the series, alongside Carl Beverly and Sarah Timberman.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese Get One More Oscar Nod for 'Wolf of Wall Street'


January 23, 2014 07:56:37 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese earn an additional Oscar nomination each. In the category of Best Picture which award will go to producers, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just determined that the two are among the producers of the top prize's nominee "The Wolf of Wall Street".

The Academy takes a different route than the Producers Guild of America. Leo and Marty were previously denied PGA nod. Only Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Joey McFarland, and Riza Aziz were listed as "Wolf of Wall Street" producers when the film was nominated for Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.
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Bruce Springsteen's Son Becomes a Firefighter

January 23, 2014 07:52:04 GMT


Bruce Springsteen's son, Sam, has become a firefighter in New Jersey. According to Ashbury Park Press, Sam graduated last week with both parents attending his graduation. He will serve with the Colts Neck Fire Department New Jersey.

Sam's mother Patti Scialfa proudly shared a photo of him wearing his gear on Instagram last week to announce the graduation. "My youngest son, Sam, graduated from Monmouth County Fire Academy tonight. #Proud #OurFamilyHero," she captioned the snap.
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Eminem Reportedly Working on New D12 Project

January 23, 2014 07:42:15 GMT


Eminem is reportedly teaming up with D12 for the rap group's new project. According to the Detroit Free Press, producer Mark Bass has been working on new project by The Dirty Dozen, including tracks featuring the Slim Shady.

"Bass, who has started a label called Motunes Media, says he's also been mixing new material by the mercurial funk-pop giant Sly Stone with members of the original Family Stone band, along with new D12 tracks, including three with Eminem," read the original report by DFP.
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Garrett Hedlund Gets Hooked to Joe Wright's Peter Pan Movie

January 23, 2014 07:25:04 GMT


Garrett Hedlund has scored a lead role in an upcoming Peter Pan movie, which is being developed at Warner Bros. Pictures. The Don Billingsley of "Friday Night Lights" film has beat out Jack Huston ("Boardwalk Empire", "American Hustle") and Ezra Miller ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower") to get the offer to play Captain Hook in the movie to be directed by Joe Wright, Deadline reports.

According to previous report, Captain Hook will be depicted as Peter Pan's close ally in the movie before they get estranged later. Ryan Gosling was mentioned as one of the candidates considered to take on the role of Hook but he reportedly turned it down.
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Carmen Electra Flashes Breasts in Black Dress

January 23, 2014 07:12:32 GMT


Carmen Electra gave photographers an eyeful when she stepped out on Tuesday night, January 21. The former "Baywatch" star was having dinner with Blink-182's drummer Travis Barker in West Hollywood when she showed too much of her assets.

Electra opted for a thin clothing during the outing at Crossroads Restaurant that night. Her black dress then became completely sheer when photographers' cameras flashed bright light at her. The actress drew people's attention with the sexy view.
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Jennifer Lopez Premieres New Track 'Girls' Ft. DJ Mustard

January 23, 2014 07:09:34 GMT


While fans are eagerly waiting for the full version of her much-anticipated "Same Girl", Jennifer Lopez released her collaboration with DJ Mustard entitled "Girls". The club banger arrived on Wednesday, January 22 via the Los Angeles producer's Soundcloud.

The track features the 44-year-old diva motivating other girls to enjoy their lives. "At the end of the night, girls just wanna have fun/ 'Cause we don't really care, girls just wanna have fun," she sings.
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'American Horror Story: Coven' Finale Preview: Finding the Next Supreme

January 23, 2014 06:51:43 GMT


All the bloodsheds on "American Horror Story: Coven" lead to the rise of a new Supreme in next week's finale. After one last meal together as equals, the girls face the test of the Seven Wonders at dawn to find who will be the new leader, a witch who Cordelia hopes "can lead the way out of an era of strife and chaos, towards repair and rejuvenation."

But the witches are still far from living in peace as each girl believes she could be the next Supreme. Tragedy strikes as the trials go very wrong, with Zoe seemingly haunted by her past. Cordelia, meanwhile, continues to have visions of bad things.
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Vanessa Hudgens and Rosario Dawson Attend 'Gimme Shelter' N.Y. Premiere

January 23, 2014 06:35:19 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens and Rosario Dawson stepped out to support a screening for their new film "Gimme Shelter". The former looked gorgeous in a Monique Lhuillier black long dress, while her co-star was stunning in a black-and-white dress that hugged her curves.

The two lovely ladies were joined at the special occasion by actor Brendan Fraser who looked sharp in his tailored suit. The threesome was all smiles as they posed together for the awaiting photographers outside the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday, January 22.
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Sinead O'Connor Rushed to Hospital Following Health Scare

January 23, 2014 06:27:22 GMT


Sinead O'Connor recalled a recent health scare in a blog post, saying that she suffered from a "physically traumatic experience I've ever had that didn't result in a baby." The Irish singer, who is popular for her 1990s hit "Nothing Compares 2 U", wrote in the blog that she felt unwell on Tuesday, January 14. Her sister took her to a hospital and later she was transfered to another medical facility where she was diagnosed with kidney stone.

She was discharged from hospital, but she did not feel better. Sinead called a doctor to her house on Friday because of excruciating pain. At that time, the singer admitted that she planned her own funeral. "I get seized by pain that feels like all my back ribs and all front are broken. Literally as if someone stamped all over me and smashed them... or I got run over by a car. So we're thinking ok... I could croak (die) any minute... and we start making plans... as to how the kids will be ok...," she wrote.
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Disclosure and Mary J. Blige Release 'F For You (Remix)' Music Video


January 23, 2014 06:16:52 GMT


Disclosure has finally dropped the full music video for a new version of "F For You" featuring Mary J. Blige. The colorful and animation-filled clip gives glimpses at the British electronic music duo and the hip-hop queen performing together in front of strobing backgrounds.

The original "F For You" is featured in Disclosure's Grammy Award-nominated album "Settle". Over the weekend, the duo surprised their fans by bringing out Blige to perform the tune during their concert at New York City's Terminal 5.
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'Better Living Through Chemistry' Trailer Offers Sex and Drugs

January 23, 2014 04:54:20 GMT


Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde play lovers named Douglas Varney and Elizabeth Roberts respectively in the first trailer for comedy drama "Better Living Through Chemistry". He cheats on his wife and gets high with his mistress. Their drug-induced affair leads to a murder plot.

Varney is a meek small-town pharmacist who is stuck in a loveless marriage. He rediscovers himself through an affair with Elizabeth, a trophy wife who introduces him to the wonderful world of prescription drugs. When they begin to plan her husband's murder, everything begins to fall apart.
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'American Idol': Melanie Porras Stands Out in Detroit, Marrialle Sellers Returns With Sob Story

January 23, 2014 04:51:11 GMT


"American Idol" stopped by Detroit in its latest episode that aired January 22. "No city has a beat quite like the Deet," Ryan Seacrest boasted about the singers in the city and indeed many singing hopefuls showed their raw talent and got their chance to shine in Hollywood.

Kery Lynn Roche, a waitress, opened the Wednesday episode, singing twice: one with a guitar and one without. Her cover of "I'd Rather Go Blind" convinced the judges that she deserved a Golden Ticket.
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Shakira Reveals Title of New Album

January 23, 2014 04:41:51 GMT


Shakira has revealed the title of her anticipated new album. The singer talked about giving perfect title for her upcoming project in a post on her Facebook page before announcing that her fifth studio effort would simply be called "Shakira".

"I'm so happy that I will soon be sharing my latest album with you all, something I've been working on for over two years now," she said. "I've explored many different directions, worked with many different people, and written many, many demos before arriving at the finished product I will soon be presenting to you."
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Gal Gadot Signs Three-Movie Deal to Play Wonder Woman

January 23, 2014 04:35:26 GMT


Gal Gadot divulges a few details of her contract with Warner Bros. to play Wonder Woman. In a new interview on Israeli talk show Good Evening with Gai Pines, she reveals her deal for multiple films and how much she got paid to star in "Man of Steel 2".

The former pageant beauty says she is set to play the Amazonian heroine in three WB films starting with the "Man of Steel" sequel which just got pushed back from July 17, 2015 to May 6, 2016. She also spills that she got $300,000 to appear in the Superman vs. Batman film.
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Jared Padalecki's Wife Shares First Photo of Second Son Shepherd

January 23, 2014 04:34:13 GMT


Jared Padalecki's wife finally reveals the name of their second son a month after the baby was born. Genevieve Cortese took to Twitter on Tuesday, January 21 to share a photo of her actor husband carrying their baby boy. "@jarpad and Shepherd watching some late night #supernatural," she captioned the photo.

"Ok. There it is, my wife @realGpad just revealed Tom's little brothers name.... Here goes," Padalecki additionally wrote. The actor, who plays Sam Winchester on "Supernatural", can be seen standing while carrying the baby. His hand is on the baby's back. The photo shows Padalecki smiling as he watches his bundle of joy sleeping.
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'Days of Our Lives' Is Renewed Through 2016, 'Wipeout' Gets Season 7

January 23, 2014 03:50:24 GMT


"Days of Our Lives" gets two more years to live. NBC has renewed the long-running daytime soap opera for two seasons, ensuring that it will air at least until 2016. The renewal also brings the drama series to reach a milestone as it will celebrate its 50th anniversary in November 2015.

" 'Days of Our Lives' continues to be a fan favorite for the daytime audience, and we are thrilled to keep it going through its 50th season," says Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment. " 'Days' has shown year-to-year increases in key female demographics and remains both relevant and fresh creatively due to the hard work of the producers, writers, cast and crew who have worked tirelessly to make 'Days' the ratings success it is today."
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Disney to Release 'Frozen' Sing-Along Version on January 31

January 23, 2014 03:49:17 GMT


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Disney's "Frozen (2013)" will get a re-release by the end of this month. A sing-along version of the animation blockbuster is set by the Mouse House to make its way out in theaters Stateside starting January 31. On-screen lyrics and a bouncing snowflake will accompany viewers to sing the soundtracks while the movie plays.

The songs include fans' favorites like Kristen Bell and Santino Fontana's "Love Is an Open Door" and Idina Menzel's "Let It Go". The latter, which was covered by former Disney star Demi Lovato in the soundtrack album, was nominated for Best Original Song at the Oscars and recently sang in 25 different languages.
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Vanessa Paradis Is Happy for Johnny Depp Following His Engagement to Amber Heard

January 23, 2014 03:45:04 GMT


Vanessa Paradis, who was in relationship with Johnny Depp for 14 years before calling it quits, is happy for him following his engagement to model Amber Heard. According to a source, Paradis who has two children with Depp is "not bitter" after the actor shared the news in a phone conversation.

"Vanessa wished him happiness. No drama," a friend of Paradis told Us Weekly. Another source said that the star who is currently dating French pop star Benjamin Biolay was "not bitter. She's happy."
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Neil Young Honored With President's Merit Award at a Grammy Event

January 23, 2014 03:44:06 GMT


Neil Young was honored with this year's President's Merit Award from the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy. The legendary rocker received his award during the group's seventh annual Grammy week celebration at The Village, a historic recording studio in Los Angeles, on Tuesday night, January 21.

Young was honored for his artistic creativity, philanthropic efforts and sonic integrity for a career that's spanned more than four decades. Stephen Stills, Kris Kristofferson and Jakob Dylan were among guests who attended that night's party.
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Mick Jagger to Turn '20 Feet From Stardom' Into TV Series and Broadway Musical

January 23, 2014 03:22:05 GMT


Mick Jagger is going to give the spotlight to his juniors in his upcoming project. The rocker is in talks to turn documentary "Twenty Feet from Stardom", in which he stars, into a scripted TV series and a Broadway musical.

The Rolling Stones lead vocalist will executive produce the one-hour TV show with Victoria Pearman through their Jagged Films banner alongside Morgan Neville, who produced and directed the film. Jagger is featured in interviews and footage of the Oscar-nominated movie, which centers on the lives of the background singers who perform with some of the biggest music stars.
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Bradley Cooper to Play Disabled Man for Broadway Revival of 'The Elephant Man'

January 23, 2014 02:56:15 GMT


Bradley Cooper is returning to Broadway. According to Entertainment Weekly, the on-demand actor who got an Oscar nomination two years in a row for "Silver Linings Playbook" and then "American Hustle" will reprise his role in stage production "The Elephant Man" for an upcoming New York play this fall.

A revival of Bernard Pomerance's 1979 Tony-winning best drama, the story revolves around the real-life John Merrick, a severely disfigured 19th-century Englishman who struggles to live with dignity. Cooper previously played the handicapped man at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts in summer 2012 for a limited run.
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Video: Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover as Gym Instructor

January 23, 2014 02:53:42 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger sports a fake mustache to play a gym instructor in a funny new video. The former governor of California appears in the video to promote fitness and support a non-profit organization called After School All-Stars which provides free after-school programs for students in 14 regions in the United States.

In the video, the "Total Recall" star can be seen wearing a simple black t-shirt and making rounds in a Venice, Calif., Gold's Gym without being recognized by the gym's visitors. The action movie star, who plays instructor Howard Kleiner, goes from one person to another and shares some advice.
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Bruce Springsteen's 'High Hopes' Debuts at Billboard 200's No. 1

January 23, 2014 02:45:49 GMT


Bruce Springsteen is returning to the top of Billboard 200, this time with his newest album "High Hopes". Nielsen SoundScan reports that the record, which leaked on Amazon weeks before its January 14 official release date, has sold 99,000 copies in its first week.

"High Hopes" marks Springsteen's 11th album to have topped the chart. However, it becomes the singer's first album to debut with fewer than 100,000 since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking sales for Billboard in 1991.
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Shia LaBeouf Calls His Plagiarism Scandal and Twitter Antics 'Performance Art'

January 23, 2014 02:12:18 GMT


Shia LaBeouf pulls a Joaquin Phoenix. The actor, who is embroiled in a plagiarism scandal after ripping off comic writer Daniel Clowes and issuing a series of stolen apologies and bizarre messages, claims he did all those antics in the name of "performance art."

Shia posted a lengthy note called "Twitter As Art" and followed it with a manifesto on what performance a#RT was. He wrote, "The problem with American artwork, is a problem of subject matter. Artwork keeps getting entangled with the problems of America itself."
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'Survivor: Cagayan' Features All-New Cast Members, Splits Contestants Into Three Teams

January 23, 2014 02:11:47 GMT


CBS has announced the cast of "Survivor: Cagayan: Brawn vs. Brains vs. Beauty". The upcoming 28th season of the reality show will feature 18 brand-new contestants. This will be the first time "Survivor" does not feature any returning players since 2012's "One World".

The castaways will be split into three tribes of six based on dominant attribute: athleticism, intelligence and attractiveness. Despite their "distinguishing qualities," each tribe has a player with a significant sports background.
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Captain and Tennille Divorcing After Nearly 40 Years of Marriage

January 23, 2014 02:03:55 GMT


Daryl Dragon and Toni Tennille of 1970s singing group Captain & Tennille are divorcing, RumorFix reports. Tennille, whose real name is Cathryn Antoinette Tennille, filed for divorce from Dragon a.k.a. the Captain in Arizona on January 16, saying that their marriage was "irretrievably broken."

In an interview with TMZ, the keyboard player Dragon said that he did not have idea why his wife filed for divorce. "I don't know why she filed. I gotta figure it out for myself first," he said, adding that they still lived in the same house.
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Bill Cosby Returning to NBC on New Family Comedy

January 23, 2014 01:32:36 GMT


Bill Cosby may return to NBC, more than two decades after "The Cosby Show" ended its run on the network. The actor/comedian has made a deal with the Peacock to develop a half-hour comedy which is eyed as his starring vehicle.

Cosby is teaming up with Tom Werner, who produced his 1980s hit sitcom, for the new family comedy. The new show will be built around Cosby, who will play the patriarch of a multi-generational family and, like his previous family sitcoms, will channel his take on marriage and parenting, Deadline reports.
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'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1' Poster Is on Fire

January 23, 2014 01:20:25 GMT


The first poster for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" has been unleashed. Like the posters for the previous two movies, this picture draws inspiration from the cover of Suzanne Collins' bestselling book. It features a fiery Mockingjay pin with the bird in the front and center spreading its wings. It is a symbol of hope for the oppressed people in the districts of Panem.

The movie is currently with the last entry, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2", shot back to back in Atlanta. Director Francis Lawrence from the second film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" returns behind the lens, while Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth reprise their respective roles as Katniss, Peeta and Gale.
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Soulja Boy Released After Arrested on Gun Possession

January 23, 2014 00:37:27 GMT


Soulja Boy was arrested on Wednesday, January 22 on a residential street in the Granada Hills area of the San Fernando Valley at 4 A.M. He has been released from San Fernando Valley jail after posting a $35,000 bond on Wednesday afternoon.

Soulja, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was pulled over by a Los Angeles police officer for running a stop sign. Upon search, Police noticed that he was carrying a loaded gun, police spokeswoman Rosario Herrera told CNN. The rapper, real name DeAndre Cortez Way, is facing a felony weapons charge.
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The Wanted Breaks Up but Remains as Band

January 23, 2014 00:14:15 GMT


The Wanted announced on their website Wednesday, January 22 that they're breaking up but wouldn't rule out a reunion in the future. The band members will go separate ways after the upcoming "Word of Mouth" tour.

"This tour will be their last for a while as Tom, Max, Jay, Siva and Nathan have collectively decided to take time to pursue personal endeavors following the tour's conclusion," the statement read. "The band wants to stress to their fans that they will continue on as The Wanted and look forward to many successful projects together in the future. They thank their fans for their continued love and support and look forward to seeing them on tour."
 
 
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