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April 24, 2014

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Third 'Hobbit' Movie Gets Retitled 'The Battle of the Five Armies'


April 24, 2014 16:09:58 GMT

The third and last installment of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" movie series gets a new title. Announcing the title change is the director himself on Facebook. Initially called "The Hobbit: There and Back Again", the movie which is due December 17 this year is now titled "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies".
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Avril Lavigne Denies Her 'Hello Kitty' Music Video Is Racist


April 24, 2014 15:38:47 GMT

Avril Lavigne laughs off allegation that her colorful "Hello Kitty" music video which is set in Tokyo and features Asian females as backup dancers is racist. Contrary to what some of the critics said, the Canadian singer insists that she meant it as an homage.
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Beyonce Knowles Is Time Magazine's 'Most Influential People' Cover Girl


April 24, 2014 14:34:06 GMT

Beyonce Knowles lands the coveted spot on the front page of Time magazine for its 2014 "Most Influential People" issue. "She's the boss," gushes Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, applauding the singer for "[raising] her voice both on- and offstage to urge women to be independent and lead."
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Video: 'The Simpsons' Teases Lego Episode

April 24, 2014 09:10:19 GMT

"The Simpsons" is getting a Lego treatment in its upcoming episode, which has been previewed in a video. The snippet shows Homer freaking out at the reflection of his Lego version in the mirror and accidentally pulling off Marge's hand. He additionally tells someone, "Kiss my flat, plastic butt."
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George Clooney Rips Steve Wynn for Insulting President Obama

April 24, 2014 08:55:05 GMT

George Clooney, who is a supporter of President Obama, and Steve Wynn recently had a heated exchange after the casino developer insulted the president. The pair's argument, which ended up with Clooney storming off a dinner, took place during at Botero restaurant inside Wynn's Encore hotel in Las Vegas two weeks ago.
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J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' Turned Into HBO/BBC Miniseries

April 24, 2014 08:33:01 GMT

J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" will be brought onto the small screen. The first book for adult readership from the "Harry Potter" author, the novel will be adapted into a three-hour miniseries on HBO and BBC.
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Lake Bell and Husband Expecting First Child

April 24, 2014 08:14:09 GMT

Lake Bell is expecting her first child with her husband Scott Campbell. The actress announced the pregnancy news by bringing her baby bump to Tribeca Film Festival Vanity Fair party in New York City on Wednesday night, April 23.
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'X-Men: Days of Future Past' New Trailer Teases Mutants' Demise

April 24, 2014 08:09:21 GMT

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" unleashes a new international trailer for Japanese fans and shows some potential spoilers in the process. It gives an extended look at Shawn Ashmore's Iceman and Daniel Cudmore's Colossus facing off Sentinels when they are under attack by the killing machine.
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Coldplay Gets NBC Concert Special, Debuts New Song 'Oceans'

April 24, 2014 07:55:42 GMT

Coldplay teams up with NBC to bring a new experience of enjoying their concert on the small screen. The band has announced a one-hour concert special titled "Coldplay: Ghost Stories" which will air Sunday, May 18, at 7 P.M. ET/PT on the network.
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Prince William and Wife 'Saddened' by the Death of Prince Charles' Brother-in-Law

April 24, 2014 07:28:47 GMT

Prince William and Kate Middleton, who are on tour in Australia, received sad news during their stay Down Under. The brother of Prince William's step-mother Camilla Parker Bowles, Mark Shand, passed away in New York at the age of 62. Shand died due to a head injury he sustained after he reportedly fell outside the Gramercy Park Hotel on Tuesday, April 22.
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Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg Sign Up to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

April 24, 2014 06:58:43 GMT

"Saturday Night Live" has announced hosts for its May editions. After tapping "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" actor Andrew Garfield for the May 3 episode, the variety series has tapped Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg to tackle the hosting duty for the following weeks.
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Tori Spelling Thought She and Dean McDermott Had 'Good Sex Life'

April 24, 2014 06:43:36 GMT

Tori Spelling apparently felt that she and Dean McDermott had a happy married life. The "90210" actress, whose marriage is on the rocks because of her husband's infidelity, talked to Us Weekly about her situation prior to the debut of her reality show "True Tori".
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William Hurt Leaves 'Midnight Rider' After Fatal Accident on Train Tracks

April 24, 2014 06:42:30 GMT

William Hurt is distancing himself from "Midnight Rider", The Hollywood Reporter learns. The actor has dropped out of the project as production is scheduled to resume in June this year, just a few months after the fatal accident that killed a crew member and injured many others.
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RZA Reacts to Raekwon's Backlash Over Wu-Tang Clan's New Album

April 24, 2014 05:59:58 GMT

RZA has responded to Raekwon's criticisms regarding Wu-Tang Clan's upcoming album "A Better Tomorrow". RZA told Sports Illustrated, "The album is slated to come out in July. If we don't come to terms within the next 30 days, then this will have to be an album without Raekwon or an album that never sees the light of day."
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Michael Jackson's Doctor Conrad Murray Denied Appeal

April 24, 2014 05:58:57 GMT

Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's doctor who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2011 in the death of the King of Pop, tried to appeal the conviction but it was denied. As reported by Reuters, the California Supreme Court refused to review the case on Wednesday, April 23.
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'American Idol' Recap: The Top 6 Do Rock and Country

April 24, 2014 05:15:35 GMT

The six remaining contestants on "American Idol" season 13 channeled their country and rock sides as the Wednesday, April 23 performance show took on the dual themes. While some were forced to step out of their comfort zones, singing their favorite genres weren't helpful for several other singers, such as C.J. Harris.
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Jessica Chastain Courted for 'Mission: Impossible V'

April 24, 2014 04:05:28 GMT

Jessica Chastain is offered to join the upcoming fifth installment of "Mission: Impossible". Schmoes Know reports that the "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" actress is wanted to play the "right hand woman" to Tom Cruise's IMF agent character, Ethan Hunt.
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Joan Rivers Won't Apologize for Her Hurtful Joke About Ariel Castro Kidnaping Victims


April 24, 2014 04:02:40 GMT

Joan Rivers refuses to apologize for making a hurtful joke about Ariel Castro kidnaping victims who were held captive and abused for years at a house in Cleveland. The comedienne made comment, which compared living in her daughter's guest room to the women's situation, when appearing on "Today" show, but she insists that it was just a joke.
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'Frozen' Soundtrack Scores 11th Win on Hot 200 With Biggest Sales Week

April 24, 2014 03:55:00 GMT

Already months since it was first released in November last year, "Frozen (2013)" soundtrack has achieved more impressive feats. The album has posted its biggest sales week yet with 259,000 copies, sealing its 11th non-consecutive win on Billboard's Hot 200. It's up 94% compared to the previous week, boosted by Easter holiday shopping.
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Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson in Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'

April 24, 2014 03:26:08 GMT

Disney is eying Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson to be added to the cast ensemble of its live action/CGI hybrid adaption of "The Jungle Book". According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two movie beauties are in negotiations to voice major characters in the flick.
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Chris Brown Heads Back to Jail as His Assault Trial Is Delayed

April 24, 2014 03:08:19 GMT

Chris Brown apparently has to stay in jail for a bit longer. The R&B singer, who is accused of hitting a man outside a hotel in Washington D.C. in October, was scheduled to stand trial on Wednesday, April 23. The trial, however, has been delayed. NBC4 reports that no specific date has been set.
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'Orange Is the New Black' Shares First Scene From Season 2

April 24, 2014 02:45:36 GMT

"Orange Is the New Black" won't return until June, but the first scene from the upcoming second season has been made available for viewing pleasure. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, the 50-second snippet features Taylor Schilling's Piper Chapman in solitary confinement.
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Pharrell Williams' 'Marilyn Monroe' Video Packed With Girls

April 24, 2014 02:00:15 GMT

Pharrell Williams' new video is packed with colors and girls. The Grammy-winning singer has released a music video for "Marilyn Monroe", the second single from his second studio album "G I R L".
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Third 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' Movie Officially in the Works

April 24, 2014 01:56:09 GMT

The third "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" is officially in the works. Alloy Entertainment is developing "Sisterhood Everlasting", based on the fifth and last novel in Ann Brashares' "Sisterhood" series.
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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Son Otis Alexander Sudeikis

April 24, 2014 01:54:56 GMT

Olivia Wilde has given birth to her first child with fiance Jason Sudeikis. The "Her" actress took to Twitter on Wednesday, April 23 to share the exciting news as well as giving a first glimpse of their baby boy. The couple's bundle of joy is named Otis Alexander Sudeikis.
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Meg Ryan Will Narrate 'How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off

April 24, 2014 01:52:02 GMT

Meg Ryan joins "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off, "How I Met Your Dad". The "When Harry Met Sally..." star, however, will not appear on-screen since she's cast to voice the mother in the CBS comedy pilot.
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Avril Lavigne's 'Hello Kitty' Video Removed Amidst Racism Issues

April 24, 2014 00:46:51 GMT

Avril Lavigne's new music video "Hello Kitty" was yanked out of YouTube not long after its premiere on Tuesday, April 22. It has sparked controversy for its Asian images that are deemed racist but a representative of the singer said the reason of the video's removal was not it.
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Sony Pics Developing a Barbie Live-Action Comedy

April 24, 2014 00:21:36 GMT

Barbie is getting her own big screen treatment. Sony Pictures has struck a deal with the toy company Mattel and producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald to develop a live-action comedy around the fashion doll as a potential new franchise.
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Rep Confirms Jodie Foster's Wedding to Ellen DeGeneres' Ex

April 23, 2014 23:57:15 GMT

Jodie Foster tied the knot to girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend. A representative of the "Panic Room" star confirmed to E! News on Wednesday, April 23 that the couple exchanged vows in a low-key ceremony.
 
 
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