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March 24, 2014

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Justin Bieber Recreates James Dean's Iconic Pose Sans Lit Cigar

March 24, 2014 15:59:42 GMT


Justin Bieber gave his best James Dean impression in a black and white picture. The 20-year-old singer recreated the legendary actor's famous photo by posing in white tee and holding an unlit cigarette in between his lips.

"This is James Dean inspired. Don't ask me if I smoke ciggys cuz I don't," Bieber wrote in the caption. The iconic photo of Dean was taken during his 1955 film "Rebel Without a Cause". The actor was wearing a white tee as well and a wristwatch while smoking. Bieber's hairstyle somehow mimicked his famous do.
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Gwar Lead Singer David Brockie Found Dead at His Home

March 24, 2014 15:40:17 GMT


Singer David Brockie, who founded the heavy metal band Gwar, was found dead at his home in Richmond, Va. on Sunday, March 23. Police did not suspect foul play on immediate investigation but an autopsy will determine the cause of death.

"At approximately 6:53 p.m. on Sunday, Richmond Police were called to a residence in the 4800 block of West Seminary Avenue for a report of a deceased individual," a police spokesperson told Fox411 in a statement. "When officers arrived, they found David M. Brockie, 50, deceased inside the home." The spokesperson added, "Detectives do not suspect foul play at this time."
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Jay-Z Disses Drake in Jay Electronica's 'We Made It' Remix

March 24, 2014 09:05:22 GMT


Drake dropped not-so-nice words about fellow rapper Jay-Z's raps in his now-controversial interview with Rolling Stone. In it, the Toronto MC said that Hova couldn't rap any verses without making any art references.

Jay is clearly not happy with Drizzy's comment about his music. The Brooklyn native decides to call out the "Started from the Bottom" hitmaker as he addresses the matter in the verses featured in Jay Electronica's remix of Soulja Boy's "We Made It".
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Kristen Bell Reacts to Girl's Dramatic Singing of 'Frozen' Song

March 24, 2014 08:56:15 GMT


A girl named Francesca, who was in pain, tried to distract her attention by singing a song from "Frozen (2013)" and earned a praise from Kristen Bell. A nearly-2-minute video which apparently was taken by the girl's father shows the girl singing "Do You Want to Build a Snowman" while crying.

According to the description of the video, Francesca's mother was trying to remove a splinter from her daughter's knee. The girl's mother can be heard trying to calm her down while doing the task. Bell, who sang the song in the popular animated movie, praised the girl in a new Twitter post. "Francesa- I'll build a snowman with you!!! You did a great job :)," she wrote, adding a link of the video.
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'Penny Dreadful' Unleashes New Disturbing Teaser

March 24, 2014 08:54:32 GMT


Another teaser trailer for Showtime's upcoming series "Penny Dreadful" has made its way out online. While not sharing any new scenes from the show, the newest promo video reveals the inspiration behind the psychosexual horror series.

"There is a reason why all things are as they are," a female voiceover is reading a quote from Bram Stoker's "Dracula". A man continues with a line from "Frankenstein", "There is something at work in my soul which I do not understand." The classic literatures appear to be written on a book, which is stitched together like human skin.
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Coldplay Debuts Tracks off 'Ghost Stories' During Intimate Show in L.A.

March 24, 2014 08:33:27 GMT


Coldplay played all the tracks off their upcoming album, "Ghost Stories", for the first time at a recent show in Los Angeles. According to Rolling Stone, the British rock band sang the new songs for about 800 lucky fans at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City.

The show was actually being recorded for an upcoming DVD release. Chris Martin and Co. kicked off the show with their hits "Paradise" and "Clocks". They then performed their new album in full and in order, beginning with "Always in My Head".
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Anne Hathaway Brightens Up 'Rio 2' Premiere in Miami

March 24, 2014 08:05:49 GMT


"Rio 2" voice cast members went to Miami this past weekend to celebrate the movie's premiere. Anne Hathaway was dazzling in a strapless color-block blue-and-orange frock from Roksanda Ilincic's Pre-Autumn/Winter 2014 collection. She paired it with Charlotte Olympia lilac shoes.

The brunette beauty was joined by Kristin Chenoweth, Janelle Monae, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx, Rodrigo Santoro, Andy Garcia, and Tracy Morgan. The former "Saturday Night Live" member, Morgan, brought his fiancee and their newborn daughter to the vibrant event taking place at the Fontainebleau Hotel.
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Ricky Gervais Plans New Mockumentary Focusing on David Brent

March 24, 2014 07:59:22 GMT


Ricky Gervais isn't done with "The Office" yet. The original U.K. version only lasted for 2 seasons and the U.S. version already ended its 9-season run last year, but the British funnyman wants to bring back his character David Brent to the small screen with a new project.

Gervais has revealed his plan to develop a mockumentary about David Brent, a character on the BBC series who also recurred on the NBC sitcom. He explained that the behind-the-scenes documentary spoof would revolve around Brent on a tour.
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Ariana Grande Previews New Song 'They Don't Understand'

March 24, 2014 07:58:58 GMT


Ariana Grande gives fans a taste of her new music by previewing a song called "They Don't Understand". In the one-minute snippet arriving via Live Stream, the Nickelodeon star can be heard showing off her amazing vocals when singing the R&B-tinged tune.

The mid-tempo track will likely be featured in her upcoming sophomore album, which is expected to arrive this summer. The record is set to come as the follow-up to last year's "Yours Truly" which peaked at No. 1 on Billboard 200.
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Vin Diesel Shares Photo of Paul Walker on Facebook

March 24, 2014 07:45:22 GMT


Vin Diesel has paid another tribute to Paul Walker who passed away in a fiery car crash last year at the age of 40. The "XXX" actor honored his late co-star and friend in a recent Facebook post, uploading a personal photo of Walker posing with Diesel's twin brother.

Calling the photo "The Two Pauls", Diesel wrote, "Pablo and my mother would have deep conversations... she claimed, that it was no accident that this on-screen duo has come to define brotherhood in Our millennium. You see... the other guy in the photo is also named Paul... and although they look more alike, he is actually my twin brother."
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Jennifer Jason Leigh and Bella Thorne Set for New 'Amityville' Horror Movie

March 24, 2014 07:05:55 GMT


New "Amityville" horror movie has an update. The Wrap learns that "Revenge" star Jennifer Jason Leigh and Disney star Bella Thorne are tapped for the project. The former will play a single mother who moves her three kids into a house which has a very dark history.

Written and directed by Casey La Scala and Daniel Farrands, the film will be ready for January 2, 2015 release. According to Bloody Disgusting, Franck Khalfoun ("Maniac") will serve behind the lens. Jason Blum ("Insidious", "The Purge", "The Conjuring") is on board as producer.
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'The Good Wife' Creators Dish on How the Shocking Death Will Affect Alicia

March 24, 2014 07:01:30 GMT


A death that no one saw coming has just shaken the world of "The Good Wife" fans. On March 23, the show bid farewell to one of its major and original characters as the actor decided to leave the series after four and a half seasons.

In the episode titled "Dramatics, Your Honor", [SPOILER ALERT!] Josh Charles' Will Gardner met his demise after he was shot by his client Jeffrey Grant in the middle of the courtroom. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital with Archie Panjabi's Kalinda and Christine Baranski's Diane watching his lifeless body on a gurney.
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Coldplay's Member Guy Berryman Engaged to Model Girlfriend

March 24, 2014 06:51:05 GMT


Guy Berryman, the bassist of band Coldplay, reportedly is engaged to his girlfriend Keshia Gerrits. According to Mirror, the musician recently proposed to the Dutch model, who is 12 years his junior, after 2 years of dating.

"They're really loved-up and are already planning to get married in a secret London location," a source said of the 35-year-old bassist and his girlfriend. "Of course Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow will be there, as will the rest of the band and a selection of close friends from the group's intimate circle." A representative for the bassist declined to comment on the engagement report.
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Artist of the Week: The Pretty Reckless

March 24, 2014 06:34:57 GMT


Frontwoman Taylor Momsen admitted to having difficulties when she started working on The Pretty Reckless' new album "Going to Hell". "When we started writing for this record, we had been touring 'Light Me Up' for two-and-a-half years," she explained in a new interview with ARTISTdirect.com.

"We got off the road. We were all tired. I personally can't write on the road," she continued. "You're on a bus with ten people and you never have enough time to think inside tour own head. You're in touring world. It's another side of things."
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First Look at The Rock in 'Hercules: The Thracian Wars'

March 24, 2014 06:09:13 GMT


The first official images of "Hercules: The Thracian Wars" have arrived online via USA Today. They give a first look at Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as the titular demi-God. One sees him in a battlefield, and the other shows him trying to free himself from the chains on the wall.

"It's when Hercules breaks through the chains and becomes the demi-god he was born to be," The Rock said. "I was actually yelling with all the power I could muster, 'I am Hercules!' I gave it my all and made myself pass out every time we did it. But I honestly felt in that moment that I was born to play this role."
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Jimmy Kimmel Recreates Ellen DeGeneres Epic Selfie With the Clinton Family

March 24, 2014 06:01:03 GMT


Jimmy Kimmel apparently attempted to break Twitter record of most retweeted post which is held by Ellen DeGeneres with her star-studded selfie at the Oscars. On Saturday, March 22, the chat show host was joined by Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton as he posed for a selfie at a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.

".@TheEllenShow- No [Bradley Cooper] but 3 Clintons & a Kimmel @BillClinton @HillaryClinton @ChelseaClinton #selfie," he captioned the photo. The former president can be seen at the right side of the frame, while his wife and daughter sandwiched Kimmel.
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Rihanna Promotes 'The Monster' Tour With Jenelle Evans 'Teen Mom 2' Clip

March 24, 2014 05:54:14 GMT


Rihanna creatively uses a scene of MTV's "Teen Mom 2" to promote her upcoming tour with Eminem, "The Monster". Shared via the singer's Instagram on Sunday, March 23, the short clip gives a look at the reality show's star Jenelle Evans talking about her plan to attend a concert.

The original clip features Evans telling her lawyer that she considers risking more jail time because she has tickets to a Ke$ha concert. In the video posted by RiRi, the troubled mom can be heard saying, "I really can't miss that concert."
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'The Walking Dead' Season 4 Finale Sneak Peeks: Rick Is Closer to Terminus

March 24, 2014 05:00:55 GMT


"The Walking Dead" will wrap up its fourth season next week and the episode has been previewed in some sneak-peek videos. Rick's group is apparently going to be the main focus in the season ender as they're getting closer to Terminus.

But danger is coming in their way before they can reunite with other survivors in Terminus. A clip sees Carl running and leaving Rick and Michonne behind when they hear someone screaming for help. Later, the group encounters a walker and Michonne is seen slaying more zombies in another video.
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Chris Evans Hints 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' May Revisit Captain America's Past

March 24, 2014 04:54:52 GMT


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Captain America may return to his past in "Avengers: Age of Ultron". Chris Evans seemed to have let it slip when discussing The Cap's vintage costume introduced in the origin movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" back in 2011.

"They were great jackets," the hunky actor said to The Scotsman. "I loved the fit and the look. One of them may even have come home with me." Then, he spilled that he had just been measured up for another period jacket for the next "Avengers" film.
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Ciara Joined by Kim Kardashian and LaLa Anthony at Baby Shower

March 24, 2014 04:31:07 GMT


Ciara has celebrated her baby shower with some celebrity friends. Hosted by LaLa Anthony, Lisa Ellis and Yolonda Frederick, the baby shower took place on Saturday, March 22 at a home in Los Angeles.

The singer was surrounded by friends and family such as her mother and fiance Future's mother, Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner. The stars of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" looked fresh in white while Anthony sported a flowery dress. The expecting mother, meanwhile, donned Naeem Khan white-and-red caftan.
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Aretha Franklin Works With Andre 3000 and Babyface for New Tracks

March 24, 2014 04:17:10 GMT


Aretha Franklin, who will turn 72 in the next few days, shows no sign of slowing down. Instead, she's planning to work on her new music with hip-hop artist Andre 3000 a.k.a. Andre Benjamin and singer/songwriter Babyface, Billboard reports.

"Babyface is working on the tracks," she said in an interview. Babyface is currently guest starring with Toni Braxton in the Broadway musical "After Midnight", which celebrates Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem.
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Bryan Singer Plans to Include Gambit and Nightcrawler in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

March 24, 2014 04:15:20 GMT


Gambit and Nightcrawler could appear in "X-Men: Apocalypse", Bryan Singer said when revealing to Cine Premiere his plan for the next project. It will mark Gambit's return since 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine". Nightcrawler, meanwhile, first appeared in 2003's "X2".

"I'm considering Gambit and potentially a young Nightcrawler for Apocalypse," he said. "[We were] going to have Nightcrawler [in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'] and even wrote a scene, but I felt that we were forcing too many mutants in known history."
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'Game of Thrones' Season 4 New Trailers Highlight the Death Threats

March 24, 2014 04:03:17 GMT


With less than two weeks left before the return of "Game of Thrones", more trailers are released to hype up the upcoming season 4 premiere. The two new videos feature the tagline, "All Men Must Die," which is the translation of the often spoken line on the show "Valar Morghulis", hinting that no one is safe in this season.

Daenerys has lesser screen time in these videos, but the Lannisters appear prominently and so does Jon Snow. A glimpse of the Purple Wedding is shared, as well as Cersei who looks angry and sad at the same time. Jaime gets a new hand and Tyrion is in prison.
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L'Wren Scott's Coffin Is Moved to a Funeral Home in Los Angeles

March 24, 2014 03:35:09 GMT


Designer L'Wren Scott, who passed away last week, reportedly will be laid to rest "in the next couple of days." According to New York Daily News, her boyfriend Mick Jagger is planning a small, private event. On Sunday, March 23, her coffin was seen being moved from the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home on Madison Ave. to the Hollywood Forever Funeral Home and Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Scott's family previously was reported having disagreement over the funeral plan. The member of The Rolling Stones and Scott's brother Randall Bambrough were said expecting the funeral to take place in Los Angeles. Scott's adopted sister Jan Shane, however, reportedly wanted the funeral to be held in Utah, where they grew up.
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Paul Walker Scenes in 'Fast and Furious 7' Will Use Body Doubles and CGI

March 24, 2014 03:25:12 GMT


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As "Fast and Furious 7" is gearing up to resume production, details of how the filming will proceed now that Paul Walker is gone are revealed. Any scenes that feature Walker's Brian O'Conner will reportedly use body doubles and get CGI effects in post-production.

"They have hired four actors with bodies very similar to Paul's physique and they will be used for movement and as a base," a source spills to New York Daily News. "Paul's face and voice will be used on top using CGI."
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Gregg Allman Misses The Allman Brothers Band's Shows Due to Bronchitis

March 24, 2014 03:23:12 GMT


Gregg Allman missed two of The Allman Brothers Band's shows at New York's Beacon Theatre this weekend. The veteran musician was forced to scrap his scheduled appearances during the Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 shows due to bronchitis.

Despite Allman's absence, the shows continued as planned with Kofi Burbridge of Tedeschi Trucks band and Rob Barraco of Dark Star Orchestra filling in for the singer. The band was also joined by special guests Susan Tedeschi, Junior Mack and Devon Allman among others.
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'Vampire Diaries' Stars and Showrunner Address Elena's Future With Damon and Stefan

March 24, 2014 03:07:08 GMT


"The Vampire Diaries" cast, including Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, and executive producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries attended the PaleyFest panel on Saturday, March 22. They discussed what's next in the current season 5 of the show, including the long withstanding love triangle between Elena and the Salvatore brothers.

In the latest episode, Damon and Elena thought they shouldn't be together as they called their relationship "toxic," but ended up in bed together. "They recognize the elements of the codependency in their relationship," Plec said of the couple's current relationship status. "They need to have legit, adult conversations about it. And if they end up in sex ..."
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Mila Kunis Reportedly Expecting a Child With Ashton Kutcher

March 24, 2014 02:40:50 GMT


Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher reportedly are going to be parents. According to E! News, the pair, who were first romantically linked in 2012, are currently expecting their first child together. The site also notes that Kunis was recently seen attending a prenatal yoga class in Hollywood.

"This is something they both wanted. They are both so happy," another source told Us Weekly. "Ashton has been very private and cut off more than he usually is," another source said, adding that the actor was "very happy."
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Robert De Niro's Tribeca Enterprises Sells 50 Percent Stake to MSG

March 24, 2014 02:24:40 GMT


Half of Tribeca Enterprises has been bought by Madison Square Garden. The Manhattan-based independent film firm co-founded by actor Robert De Niro sold 50% stake to the MSG Company in an acquisition that values Tribeca at approximately $45 million.

The deal ultimately gives MSG an entry to the film business and in returns Tribeca enjoys the marketing power of a high-profiled sports and live entertainment company of which properties include Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the New York Knicks, and the New York Rangers.
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Jason Derulo Unveils Tracklist of New Album 'Talk Dirty'

March 24, 2014 02:08:36 GMT


A few days after announcing the release date of his new album "Talk Dirty", Jason Derulo unveils the full tracklist of what will be his third full-length album in the U.S. The anticipated project is set to feature 11 songs, including title track "Talk Dirty" which originally appears in his 2013 EP "Tattoos".

The 2 Chainz-assisted song that was released as a single in the country earlier this year is currently sitting at No. 4 on Billboard 100. Other tracks in the EP, including Derulo's collaboration with girlfriend Jordin Sparks "Vertigo", also make it to the LP.
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'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Dies From Skin Cancer

March 24, 2014 01:52:35 GMT


Actor James Rebhorn, who appeared on "Homeland", passed away at the age of 65. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, his agent Dianne Busch said that the character actor died at his home in South Orange, New Jersey on Friday afternoon, March 21. "He died from melanoma, which had been diagnosed in 1992," the agent said.

Some actors took to Twitter to mourn his death upon hearing the sad news. "RIP. This actor was amazing. You didn't know him but trust me, you knew him," Tom Arnold wrote. Frances Fisher added, "Shocked and saddened to hear of James Rebhorn's passing. Jim was a consummate actor with whom I had the pleasure to work when we were young."
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Video: Kevin Bacon Recreates 'Footloose' Dance on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

March 24, 2014 01:48:29 GMT


Kevin Bacon celebrated the 30th anniversary of "Footloose" by reenacting the iconic dances from the movie on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". The actor was a guest on the late-night talk show Friday, March 21 and was called out after host Jimmy Fallon announced that dance had been banned on the show.

"It's a bummer, but rules are rules," the comedian insisted as the audience booed him. Hearing this, Bacon said in his waiting room, "Dancing is illegal? This is 'The Tonight Show'. There has to be dancing!" He played the music and broke into the iconic "Footloose" dances that his character Ren McCormack did in the 1984 movie.
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'Divergent' Tops Box Office With $56M Against 'Muppets Most Wanted'

March 24, 2014 01:47:08 GMT


"Divergent" wins the race to No. 1 on domestic box office against "Muppets Most Wanted". Directed by Neil Burger and led by Shailene Woodley, the young adult book adaptation debuts atop the movie chart with approximately $56 million, including $22.8 million ticket sales on Friday.

Costing $85M to produce, the film revolves around a female youngster who is fighting for survival after failing to fit into one of the five strictly controlled factions in a dystopian society. It gets an A from CinemaScore and lured 69% of female audience. It will expand into theaters overseas on April 4.
 
 
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