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February 15, 2014

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'House of Cards' Boss on Shocking Scene in Season 2 Premiere: 'That's Always in the Cards'

February 15, 2014 06:08:19 GMT


"House of Cards" may throw fans for a loop after they watched the first episode of its second season. The season opener reveals the tragic fate of one major character as Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) continues to get rid of any obstacles in his way to presidency.

Thus, [SPOILER ALERT!] when Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara) correctly assumes that Frank was behind Peter Russo's (Corey Stoll) death, Frank kills Zoe by throwing her in front a subway train. Following the shocking scene, series creator Beau Willimon discusses Zoe's tragic end.
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Susan Sarandon to Be a Grandmother

February 15, 2014 05:43:29 GMT


Susan Sarandon will be a grandmother later this year. Her daughter with Italian director Franco Amurri, Eva Amurri, has just announced her pregnancy. Eva reveals that she is expecting her first child with her husband Kyle Martino in a statement to PEOPLE.

"We are so excited to announce that we are expecting our first child together. Having a family has always been a priority for us both and we couldn't be happier!" Eva and her husband said. The expectant mother additionally shared the baby news on Twitter. "Happy Valentines day to my heart, my hero, my BABYDADDY @kylemartino!!!! I love you so much," she wrote on February 14.
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'Ravenswood' Canceled by ABC Family After One Season

February 15, 2014 05:39:07 GMT


"Ravenswood" mystery will be forever unsolved. ABC Family has reportedly decided to pull the plug on the rookie drama series after only one season, making its season 1 finale which ended with some cliffhangers the series finale.

The teen supernatural-themed series, which is a spin-off to the network's hit "Pretty Little Liars", was given a straight-to-series order early last year. It had a solid debut with "Liars" lead-in in October with 2.1 million viewers, but lost almost half of its viewers when it's not paired with "Liars" and never regained its ratings footing. The last episode aired on February 4 only drew 1.4 million viewers.
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'Fading Gigolo' Clip: John Turturro and Sofia Vergara Doing the Tango

February 15, 2014 05:29:05 GMT


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John Turturro and Sofia Vergara are prominently featured in a new clip for "Fading Gigolo". It shows the two stars, who play a male hooker and his client respectively, getting to know each other better on the dance floor. Before the tango begins, she chats a bit about what woman wants.

Turturro plays a florist named Fioravante, a friend to Murray (Woody Allen), whose small bookshop is facing closure. To help the business stay afloat, the two men decide to try the world's oldest profession and so they get to work under pseudonyms "Virgil Howard" and "Dan Bongo."
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Alicia Keys Debuts Unreleased Track 'Zebras and Airplanes'

February 15, 2014 05:23:36 GMT


Alicia Keys has debuted an unreleased track via AKVault, her website which was launched late last year. Titled "Zebras and Airplanes", the song was recorded five years ago when by the R&B queen was working on her "The Element of Freedom" album in a studio.

In the track, Keys talks about being free and able to go wherever she likes. "Everywhere I wanna fly, everywhere I wanna run away/ Have you ever closed your eyes in a vision and it took you away/ Wonder why in my dreams the sky is so blue," she sings.
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Writer Accuses Showtime of Allegedly Stealing 'Ray Donovan' Concept

February 15, 2014 04:59:52 GMT


With the success of "Ray Donovan", comes a lawsuit. Showtime has been accused of stealing a concept for the crime drama series by writer Brian Larsen. The plaintiff claims he pitched a script titled "The Swissman" to the network in 2010 which had some similarities to the Liev Schreiber starrer, but it was eventually passed on.

According to Larsen, his concept centered on a "middle aged protagonist who is a 'fixer' - also known as a man who orchestrates the killing or otherwise violent disposing of people for hire." The protagonist had a brother who is always messing up, had a "tumultuous" relationship with his father, and had a troubled relationship with a Catholic priest.
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Michael Keaton Confirms He Has Talked to Tim Burton About 'Beetlejuice 2'

February 15, 2014 04:44:20 GMT


Michael Keaton reveals he indeed has discussed with Tim Burton about the overdue sequel to "Beetlejuice". The actor who is expected to reprise his role as the striped-suit-wearing ghost says he has exchanged emails with the director and talked to the writer about "Beetlejuice 2".

"I've e-mailed Tim a couple of times, talked to the writer a couple of times, but all really, really preliminary stuff," Keaton told MTV News. "I always said that's the one thing I'd like to do again, if I ever did anything again. But it kind of required Tim to be involved some way or another."
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Ellen Page Comes Out of the Closet

February 15, 2014 04:43:29 GMT


Ellen Page has come out of the closet. The actress opened up about her sexual preference in a personal speech at a Time to THRIVE conference which took place at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. "I'm here today because I am gay," the star of "X Men: Days of Future Past" told the audience, as quoted by The Hollywood Reporter.

"And because maybe I can make a difference. To help others have an easier and more hopeful time. Regardless, for me, I feel a personal obligation and a social responsibility," she said at the conference which promotes the welfare of LGBT youth.
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J. Cole Releases 'She Knows' Music Video ft. Amber Coffman and Cult

February 15, 2014 04:39:21 GMT


J. Cole has unveiled a new music video for his track called "She Knows". Arriving on the Valentine's Day, the cinematic clip centers on a boy who steals money from his parents and skips school to spend the day smoking, drinking beer and skating with his friend.

A cop later appears and interrupts the fun. The boy returns home after he and his friend manage to escape. He walks into his house and is surprised when finding out that his mother is having an affair with another man, J. Cole.
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Jerry Seinfeld Claims 'Lego Movie' Stole His Superman Joke

February 15, 2014 04:12:32 GMT


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While "The Lego Movie" got rave reviews and received a Certified Fresh at more than 90% on Rotten Tomatoes, Jerry Seinfeld apparently thought otherwise. The funnyman accuses the movie written and directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of ripping off his joke for Superman-Green Lantern scene.

The "Seinfeld" star wrote on Twitter, "I think Lego Movie stole my Superman has issues with Green Lantern bit from Amex Seinfeld and Superman webisode. Anyone else catch that?" to which fellow comedian Ricky Gervais replied, "I know how you feel. 'Schindler's List' stole a lot of my early stuff."
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Kendall Jenner Nipple-Baring Photo Is 'Too Hot' for Instagram, Gets Deleted


February 15, 2014 04:06:06 GMT


Photos of Kendall Jenner from the Marc Jacobs' New York Fashion Week show apparently cannot be found on Instagram because the photo-sharing site has deleted them. The photos, which show the aspiring model flashing her nipples in a sheer top, have violated the site's policy. "The photo violated Instagram's guidelines that include a limitation on nudity," Instagram explained, as quoted by E! News.

Kim Kardashian, who apparently was disappointed with the removal, took to Twitter to share her opinion. "Ughhhh can Instagram just delete your photos? Maybe @KendallJenner was too hot for [Instagram]!!!" she wrote.
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'Penny Dreadful' First Full Trailer Brings the Horror

February 15, 2014 04:06:03 GMT


Showtime has debuted the first full trailer for its psychosexual horror series "Penny Dreadful", unleashing the horror from the dark and gory show. It opens with Eva Green's Vanessa Ives extending an invitation to Josh Hartnett's Ethan Chandler to demimonde, "a half-world between what we know and what we fear."

Without many dialogues, the video shows what demimonde is through the scenes, which offer a mix of violence and sex. Some creepy creatures from Gothic literature are also featured in it as Vanessa is seen being possessed in other scenes.
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Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn's Hollywood Affair Goes to Big Screen

February 15, 2014 03:45:42 GMT


The affair between Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn is being turned into a movie. Permut Presentations and Reunion Pictures are pursuing the project with David Rambo ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", "Revolution") tapped to write the script.

According to Deadline, the film is expected to start with Tracy's meeting with Hepburn at MGM for their first film together, "Woman of the Year" in 1942, and will end with his death in 1967 after the frequent co-stars worked together on "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner".
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Video: Kylie Minogue Performs 'Into the Blue' and 'Les Sex' at Surprise London Gig

February 15, 2014 03:43:25 GMT


Kylie Minogue decided to give fans something really special when she played a surprise gig in London on Friday, February 14. The Australia-born songstress treated the crowd at the Old Blue Last pub with the live performance of her new tracks.

Donning a black dress and rocking short bob hairstyle, she took the stage at the venue to perform her new single "Into the Blue". She belted out the song with two backing vocalists who joined her onstage.
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Simon Cowell Reveals Newborn Son's Name

February 15, 2014 02:56:00 GMT


Simon Cowell has posted his first tweets after welcoming his son with Lauren Silverman. The first-time father took to the social networking site to gush over the arrival of the baby boy, revealing his name and thanking his followers for their best wishes.

"Very happy to say Eric was born at 17.45pm. Healthy and handsome," he first tweeted on Friday, February 14. It was followed with, "Lauren in great shape. Thanks for all of your kind messages."
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Jennifer Lawrence Confirmed as Presenter at 2014 Oscars

February 15, 2014 02:55:06 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence is the first presenter confirmed for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards. The pixie-haired beauty who won Best Actress last year for her role in David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" will help hand out award to winner this year.

This year, JLaw is vying for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal as a bitter wife in Russell's take on true-story FBI operation "American Hustle". Before winning at the 2013 ceremony, she was nominated for Best Actress for her role in indie drama "Winter's Bone".
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Christina Aguilera Gets Engaged to Matt Rutler, Shares Photo of Her Ring

February 15, 2014 02:51:29 GMT


Christina Aguilera had good news to share on Valentine's Day. The singer took to Twitter on Friday, February 14 to announce her engagement to her film producer boyfriend Matt Rutler. "He asked and I said...," she wrote, adding a photo of her big sparkler with the background of a tropical scenery.

"They're very much in love and are really excited to take this next step!" a source close to the couple told PEOPLE. The "Hurt" singer met Rutler on the set of 2010's film "Burlesque".
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Austin Mahone Drops New Song as a Valentine's Day Present for 'U'

February 15, 2014 02:46:15 GMT


Austin Mahone has unwrapped the Valentine's Day gift he has prepared for his fans. The pop sensation has dropped the full studio version of a romantic track called "U". Mahomies have heard the song when the star uploaded a video of him performing the acoustic version of the song early last year. He has also performed the song at some of his concerts.

"So everyone has been asking me for a while to release this song," the 17-year-old Texas-born crooner said on Twitter on Friday, February 14. "I think it's only right since it's Valentines day I put it out."
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Ron Howard in Talks to Direct Warner Bros.' 'Jungle Book'

February 15, 2014 02:31:46 GMT


Ron Howard ("Frost/Nixon", "Rush") is in negotiations to make a live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book (2016)" for Warner Bros. The Oscar winner is expected to helm and produce the movie after director Alejandro Gonzalez left due to scheduling conflicts.

The pic hasn't booked a release date, but it has to keep up with rival project which is set up at Disney as another live-action take on the classic Mowgli adventure. Jon Favreau, who directed the first two "Iron Man" films, is set to sit behind the lens for the Disney film.
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Pilot Casting: Alyson Hannigan Joins CBS Comedy, Octavia Spencer Lands Role in FOX Soap

February 15, 2014 02:29:39 GMT


Alyson Hannigan has nabbed her first starring gig following her nine-season run on "How I Met Your Mother". The Lily depicter on the long-running sitcom is cast in a female lead role for comedy pilot "More Time With Family", which is executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

Hannigan joins Tom Papa in the multi-cam comedy. She will play Cindy Rizzo, the wife of Papa's character, who is a husband and father that makes a career change in order to spend more time with his family. Cindy is described as an amazing mother who runs the house like a drill sergeant and has endless energy. She's tasked with trying to teach Tom how to handle the family.
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Kanye West Blasts DJs During a Concert Rant

February 15, 2014 02:13:47 GMT


Kanye West has slammed two radio DJs, who previously called the rapper "egoistical" and "narcissistic" in recent interviews, during a concert rant. The rapper was having a show in University Park, Pennsylvania when he stopped his performance and talked about the two in a 3-minute expletive-filled rant.

"If I go to a radio interview, SHUT THE F**k UP!!! ... Diss me, talk sh*t. What the f**k did you do? What have you done with your motherf**kin' life, Charlemagne? Sway?" West said. Kim Kardashian's fiance also mentioned how hard he worked on his music.
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' New Still Featuring Dakota Johnson

February 15, 2014 02:07:07 GMT


A new still from "Fifty Shades of Grey" has arrived on Valentine's Day. The picture seems to be taken from the fateful scene where a shy and innocent Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) met Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) for the very first time.

"See you in a year. Valentine's Day 2015," it says, reminding fans of the release day on February 13 next year. The photo shows Dornan facing the door where Johnson is standing and staring. She wears a black dress and a trench coat, and holds a folder.
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Mariah Carey Goes Topless in the Video of 'You're Mine (Remix)' Ft. Trey Songz

February 15, 2014 02:05:19 GMT


Trey Songz has dropped his remix version of Mariah Carey's latest single "You're Mine (Eternal)". Arriving as a Valentine's Day present for their fans, the remix of the ballad features the two artists emotionally singing the lines of the song.

The version came along with its music video. Similar to one that's been released for its original version, the new clip features Mimi posing topless and getting covered with glitter while belting out the track under a waterfall in a rain forest in Puerto Rico.
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Bethenny Frankel's Talk Show Canceled After Only One Season

February 15, 2014 01:33:37 GMT


Bethenny Frankel's hosting stint is apparently a short-lived one. Her syndicated daytime talk show titled "Bethenny", which is executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres, has been canceled after only one season following soft ratings.

According to Deadline, producer Telepictures Prods. and its station partner, the Fox O&Os, tried to keep the show around but it had lost its affiliate clearances, which represented about 70 percent of the country, as TV stations are making rooms for Meredith Vieira's upcoming talk show which will debut this fall.
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Brittany Snow and Elizabeth Banks to Reprise Their Roles in 'Pitch Perfect 2'

February 15, 2014 01:06:49 GMT


Brittany Snow and Elizabeth Banks are back to reprise their respective roles in the upcoming "Pitch Perfect". The former plays a cappella singer Chloe Beale, and the latter portrays a smaller role, yet a memorable one, Gail Abernathy-McKadden, a commentator for singing contest ICCAs.

"Pitch Perfect 2" is set to come out Stateside on May 15, 2015. Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson will also return for the second film. Banks, who also produced the first movie, will make her directorial debut with the sequel. Kay Cannon from the original movie is also back as a scribe.
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Rosie O'Donnell Lost 40 lbs. Following Life-Saving Surgery

February 15, 2014 00:52:53 GMT


Rosie O'Donnell revealed during a Go Red luncheon on Friday, February 14 that she underwent a vertical gastric sleeve surgery to save her life. The talk show host attended the Detroit event sponsored by the American Heart Association to announce that she has lost 40 lbs. since the procedure was done.

"I did it to save my life," she said according to People. The 51-year-old had a life-threatening attack in 2012 when 99 percent of her LAD artery was blocked. The kind of heart attack is often lethal and O'Donnell said she was very lucky to have survived it. Since then, she went through a lifestyle change by starting a healthy diet and exercise. She reduced the intake of red meat, sugar and carbohydrates in hope to go under 200 lbs.
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Simon Cowell Welcomes Son on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2014 00:26:16 GMT


Simon Cowell is officially a first-time dad. The "The X Factor" judge's girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to a baby boy on Valentine's day at 5:45 P.M.

News of the baby's arrival came on February 14 morning when Silverman was reported to be in labor. Cowell, who was filming "Britain's Got Talent" in London, flew on a private plane straight to New York City to be with Silverman. "He has had a plane on standby for a week," a source told E! News.
 
 
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