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June 05, 2014

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Bradley Cooper Wears Very Short Shorts on 'American Sniper' Set

June 05, 2014 09:45:21 GMT


Bradley Cooper wowed fans by wearing super short shorts while filming "American Sniper". Bradley was recently spotted filming a Navy Seals training scene in very short khaki pants, revealing his muscular legs.

Bradley looked very comfortable in the outfit that also consisted of a white t-shirt, as he smiled all the time while talking with co-star and director Clint Eastwood. The tight pants exposed his buff body.
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Darren Aronofsky Adapting 'MaddAddam' Book Trilogy Into HBO Series

June 05, 2014 09:20:07 GMT


Darren Aronofsky is developing a TV series based on Margaret Atwood's "MaddAddam" book trilogy for HBO. The Oscar-nominated director will executive produce the show with his fiancee Brandi-Ann Milbrandt and Ari Handel. He reportedly also considers to direct it.

The project comes as part of a first-look deal that Aronofsky inked with HBO in January. The story in the books, which Atwood described as "speculative fiction," is set in the mid-21st century in a world where corporations have taken over for governments and the genetic modification of organisms is the norm.
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Beastie Boys' Lawyer Demands $2M From Monster in Copyright Infringement Case

June 05, 2014 09:06:59 GMT


A lawyer for Beastie Boys wants Monster Beverage Corp. to pay the rap group $2 million for copyright infringement. Kevin Puvalowski, the lawyer, appeared in court on Wednesday, June 4 and told jurors that the energy drink company used his clients' songs without permission in an online video.

In his closing arguments, Puvalowski labeled the company's action as "absolutely egregious." Two surviving members of Beastie Boys, Michael "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad Rock" Horovitz, sat as spectators in the courtroom as their lawyer told jurors Monster's bosses had hoped to benefit from how "cool" his clients had become.
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Philippines Church Leaders Call One Direction 'Poisonous', Seek Ban on Group's Concert

June 05, 2014 08:50:58 GMT


One Direction's scheduled concerts in the Philippines may be ruined. Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged the government to ban the British/Irish boyband from entering the country following the emergence of a video showing Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoking a joint.

"Do not lead [the youth in] the wrong direction," said Father Conegundo Garganta, executive secretary of the CBCP-Episcopal Commission on the Youth. "Why admit poisonous influences? There is enough poison in our society."
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Charlize Theron Gives Nearly $100 Tip to PinkBerry Worker

June 05, 2014 08:50:05 GMT


Charlize Theron made a worker of PinkBerry in Hollywood full of worry after buying a mini frozen yoghurt without paying. She said to the worker that she did not have money at that time and she promised her bill would be paid later when she came back.

The worker, Keila, said that "Charlize came in and she said she was at the park and didn't have her purse with her, and she got a mini with some toppings which is $3.75." Charlize promised to come back within an hour and then left with her car.
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Report: Courteney Cox to Marry Johnny McDaid

June 05, 2014 08:34:04 GMT


Courteney Cox and her boyfriend Johnny McDaid have been thinking of getting engaged, a new report suggests. A source tells Page Six that the pair are thinking of marriage and people close to them including Jennifer Aniston are delighted with the idea of their nuptials. "Johnny loves her daughter Coco, and he wants to marry Courteney. They have discussed getting engaged and everyone thinks it is going to happen," the source explains.

"She met Johnny through Ed Sheeran, who is friends with Jen Aniston. All of Courteney's friends love Johnny, which is great because Jen wasn't so fond of David Arquette [Courteney's ex-husband, with whom Courteney has remained on very good terms after their divorce]," the source adds. A representative for the former "Friends" star has not replied requests for comment.
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'Family Guy' Spoofs Rihanna's Sheer Dress at CFDA Awards

June 05, 2014 08:16:38 GMT


The see-through dress that Rihanna wore at Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards has been spoofed by "Family Guy". On Tuesday, June 3, TBS posted a photo of the animated show's character Peter Griffin wearing the controversial dress.

In the picture, Peter Griffin wears the same sheer and glitzy costume that Rihanna donned to the awards event, showing his nipples and all. "That awkward moment when you and your bestie are wearing the same thing. #OneOfUsNeedsToChange," read a caption of the image.
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Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill Hit Red Carpet for '22 Jump Street' NYC Premiere

June 05, 2014 08:12:57 GMT


Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill showed up in New York City to support the premiere of their newest film "22 Jump Street". Both actors suited up for the special screening and were all smiles as they posed for awaiting fans and photographers on the red carpet outside AMC Lincoln Square Theater.

They were joined by co-star Amber Stevens who looked lovely in an Erdem dress that she paired with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and an Edie Parker clutch. Celebrity guests included Nolan Gerard Funk ("Awkward") and Reeve Carney ("Penny Dreadful").
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Lana Del Rey Debuts New Album's Title Track 'Ultraviolence'

June 05, 2014 07:54:33 GMT


Last month, Lana Del Rey debuted "Ultraviolence", the title track of her upcoming album, during her live performance in Vancouver. Now, the New York-born singer treated fans with the official studio version of the song.

Arriving via her Vevo page on Wednesday, June 4, the track is a slow-tempo ballad that features Del Rey talking about being in an abusive relationship over the gloomy piano chords. In it, she also quotes The Crystals' controversial "He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)".
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Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas Name Their Son Oliver

June 05, 2014 07:41:44 GMT


Ginnifer Goodwin and her husband Josh Dallas have picked a name for their first child. According to a birth certificate obtained by TMZ, the couple's newborn son will be called Oliver Finlay Dallas.

The "Once Upon a Time" stars' baby boy arrived on May 29. A representative for the pair confirmed the news in a statement, saying, "Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas welcomed a baby boy yesterday, May 29. This is their first child. Both mom and baby are doing great."
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Frank Darabont, Gavin O'Connor, Andy Muschietti Shortlisted for 'Snow White and Huntsman 2'

June 05, 2014 07:13:57 GMT


Three directors are linked to the upcoming "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel. According to Deadline, Frank Darabont ("The Mist", "The Walking Dead"), Gavin O'Connor ("Warrior", "Jane Got a Gun"), and Andy Muschietti ("Mama") are in contention to tackle the second film.

Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth are expected to return as Snow White and the Huntsman respectively. Rupert Sanders directed the first film, but won't reprise his role in "Snow White and the Huntsman 2" after he and the lead actress were caught on camera cozying up to each other . The scandal led to his divorce with Liberty Ross, the mother of his two children.
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New Promo for 'Teen Wolf' Season 4 Reveals Creepy Villains

June 05, 2014 07:12:12 GMT


Another promo video for "Teen Wolf" season 4 has made its way out online, revealing new creepy villains. One is a monster-like creature which has no nose, while another appears to be a bald man but doesn't have a mouth.

There are numerous action scenes, one of which sees Scott being pinned to the wall by a monster, and a kissing scene. Now that the threat is getting bigger, Lydia tells Stiles, "You seriously need to find something better than a baseball bat."
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Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy Settle Custody Battle Over Their Daughter

June 05, 2014 07:09:39 GMT


Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy finally reached an agreement in a custody battle over their daughter Bryn. Hoppy's attorney Bernard Clair announced the decision to media on Wednesday, June 4, but he did not share more info regarding the terms.

"My client is delighted that this custody dispute has been resolved; that his co-parenting status has been acknowledged; that the parties' child will have the benefit of being raised by both parents; and most importantly, that his daughter will no longer be at the mercy of a high profile courtroom battle," Clair said in a statement.
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Donald Sterling Agrees to Sell L.A. Clippers and Drop Lawsuit Against the NBA

June 05, 2014 06:35:15 GMT


Donald Sterling, who has been an owner of NBA team Los Angeles Clippers since 1981, has agreed to sell the team. His lawyer Max Blecher announced the decision to media on Wednesday, June 4. In addition to the sale announcement, Blecher said Sterling would drop his lawsuit against the NBA.

"Donald Sterling officially announces today, the NBA and Donald Sterling and Shelly Sterling have agreed to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion and various additional benefits," read a statement from Sterling's other attorney Bobby Samini, as quoted by USA Today. "All disputes and outstanding issues have been resolved." The sale still needs approval from the board of governors.
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'The Giver' New Trailer: Meryl Streep Rules in Black and White World

June 05, 2014 06:28:31 GMT


A brand new trailer for a new young adult book adaptation, "The Giver", is unleashed. It gives a better understanding of how Lois Lowry's fictional dystopian society, where there is no pain and conflict, is portrayed in the film. The extremely-organized world is shown in black-and-white footage with Meryl Streep as a strict leader.

In this film directed by Phillip Noyce ("Salt"), Jeff Bridges is tapped to play the keeper of all ancient memories called The Giver. He takes a protege played Brenton Thwaites under his wing. During his training, the young boy starts to see colors and gradually learns the disturbing truth behind the seemingly ideal community he's living in.
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Celine Dion and Ne-Yo Premiere 'Incredible' Music Video

June 05, 2014 06:25:09 GMT


There's no word on what caused the delay, but the official music video for Celine Dion's duet with Ne-Yo "Incredible" is finally here. Arriving on Wednesday, June 4, the simple-yet-beautiful clip was actually shot by the two stars nearly six months ago.

In it, the Canadian diva and the R&B star are seen singing their empowering single on the roof of a building in Los Angeles. The performance footage is intercut with scenes showing a masked couple dancing to the song, a girl singing using sign language and even a giraffe wandering around the city.
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Lara Logan Returns to '60 Minutes' After Six-Month Suspesion

June 05, 2014 06:23:29 GMT


Lara Logan is back at work at CBS News, six months after she was suspended from "60 Minutes" due to Benghazi report error on the newsmagazine. A rep for CBS News confirms the report, but doesn't divulge any details.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Logan likely will not be seen on "60 Minutes" until the fall. She, however, may begin appearing on other CBS News broadcasts in the coming weeks.
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Kendall Jenner Gets Topless for Interview Magazine


June 05, 2014 06:17:02 GMT


Kendall Jenner revealed her nice figure in a photo spread for the June/July issue of Interview magazine. In one of the pictures, she went topless and covered her breasts only with her hands while her black dress was lowered.

In an interview with the publication, the star of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" was asked about her dream since childhood. "To be honest, this is exactly what I wanted to be. I was always looking up to supermodels. They were, like, my superheroes," she answered.
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'Twilight' Director Bill Condon to Helm Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast'

June 05, 2014 04:54:59 GMT


Disney continues to turn its classic animations into live-action feature films. Following the success of Robert Stromberg's "Maleficent" starring Angelina Jolie, it's revealed by Variety that the Mouse House has tapped Bill Condon to direct a live-action reimagining of "Beauty and the Beast (2015)" tale.

The love story of a beautiful woman and her hideous suitor has been adapted into TV shows, plays, and movies multiple times. The most recent Hollywood translation is a 2011 romantic drama "Beastly" starring Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens. For the upcoming flick, Evan Spiliotopoulos is hired to write the script.
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Peter Dinklage Sported '80s Mullet in Yearbook Photo

June 05, 2014 04:52:24 GMT


A yearbook photo of Peter Dinklage has surfaced on the internet, much to fans delight. A fan on Reddit recently posted a retro snap of the Tyrion Lannister depicter on "Game of Thrones". The black-and-white image, which was taken when he attended Delbarton School in 1987, shows the actor rocking a mullet while making a sombre look.

In an interview with Esquiere earlier this year, Dinklage's friend Brendon Blake mentioned that the actor had "long flowing hair" back in school. Blake added that "the hair was unbelievable, like total hippie hair."
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Video: Jason Derulo, John Legend and More Perform at CMT Awards

June 05, 2014 04:51:44 GMT


Jason Derulo stole the spotlight at the CMT Awards, which was held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, June 4. The R&B singer hit the stage at the event to perform his smashing hit single "Talk Dirty".

He was joined onstage by Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line, who previously treated the crowd with the live performance of their collaborative track "This Is How We Roll". When performing "Talk Dirty", FLG even modified the lyrics to make the song sound country-ish.
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First Teaser for 'Sharknado 2: The Second One': It's Even More Ridiculous

June 05, 2014 04:17:38 GMT


Syfy has unleashed the first teaser trailer for "Sharknado 2: The Second One" to hype up its upcoming premiere. "It's happening again," says Ian Ziering's Fin in the video as a hurricane begins to hit New York City.

Glimpses of people screaming, sharks landing on the ground as well as a look at new cast member Mark McGrath are offered in it. The video proudly features a quote from Entertainment Weekly's review which reads, "Bigger...bolder...even more ridiculous."
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Nicholas Stoller and Michael Dowse in Talks to Direct 'Ant-Man'

June 05, 2014 04:13:46 GMT


Two more directors are reportedly in talks to replace Edgar Wright as "Ant-Man" new helmer for Marvel. Deadline reports Nicholas Stoller ("Neighbors") and Michael Dowse ("Goon") are added to the mix. However, a conflicted report from Collider denies the Stoller report.

Adam McKay ("Anchorman") was initially mentioned as candidates along with Rawson Marshall Thurber ("We're the Millers") and Ruben Fleischer who is in talks to helm "Ghostbusters 3". McKay turned it down and Thurber reportedly did the same, but there's no word from Fleischer.
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CMT Music Awards 2014: Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line Are Big Winners

June 05, 2014 03:43:40 GMT


The full winners list of 2014 CMT Music Awards has been unveiled. Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line were the biggest winners at the event, which took place on Wednesday night, June 4 at Nashville's Brdgestone Arena.

Bryan and the country duo took home the Collaborative Video of the Year award for their collaboration "This Is How We Roll". Additionally, the former and Lionel Richie claimed the CMT Performance of the Year, while the latter snagged the Duo Video of the Year for their "Round Here".
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Melissa McCarthy Says Designers Refused to Make Oscar Dresses in Her Size

June 05, 2014 03:40:16 GMT


Although Melissa McCarthy looks gorgeous in various events, she apparently had difficulties finding suitable outfits for the festivities. The "Bridesmaids" star talks about the experience and other topics in an interview with RedBook, saying that some designers once refused her request to make dress with her size.

"When I go shopping, most of the time I'm disappointed," McCarthy explains why she started a plus-size clothing line. "Two Oscars ago, I couldn't find anybody to do a dress for me. I asked five or six designers - very high-level ones who make lots of dresses for people - and they all said no."
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'Penny Dreadful' Renewed for a Longer Season 2

June 05, 2014 03:17:05 GMT


"Penny Dreadful" will return for a bigger season 2. Showtime has renewed the new drama series for a second season before the first season wraps up, but that's not the only good news. The network has ordered 10 new episodes, up two from its freshman run which consists of 8 episodes.

"Picking up 'Penny Dreadful' was one of the easiest decisions I've made," says David Nevins, president of Showtime Networks. "The series has had worldwide impact, drawing big, passionate audiences on both sides of the Atlantic, and more than any other show on our network has hit the bullseye with viewers who want to watch television in all the new ways that are available."
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Maureen Dowd Tought She Would Die After Consuming Pot Candy Bar


June 05, 2014 03:00:43 GMT


Maureen Dowd revealed her first experience of having pot candy bar in The New York Times column on June 3. Her story began when she stayed in one of Denver hotels and wanted to try a legal and edible pot from local shop. "What could go wrong with a bite or two?" she wrote. She then finally regretted her act as she was in bad hallucinatory state for eight hours after she consumed the pot candy bar.

Maureen revealed, at the early hours after she ate the pot candy bar, she felt nothing and she even wanted to go out for dinner and then returned to her boring drugs of choice. But after that, her body and brain started to tremble. She tried hard to reach her bed from the desk, and she hallucinated for the next eight hours.
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CMT Music Awards 2014: Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan Grab Performance of the Year Award

June 05, 2014 02:45:13 GMT


More winners at the CMT Music Awards have been unveiled. Veteran singer Lionel Richie managed to shine at the country event which is currently underway at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The 64-year-old performer was announced as a winner alongside Luke Bryan in CMT Performance of the Year category. "How did this happen?" Richie reacted to the fact that he had just edged out competitors including Willie Nelson and Neil Young.
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Justin Bieber Posts Bible Verses After Another Racist Video Surfaced

June 05, 2014 02:33:09 GMT


Justin Bieber seemingly responded to racism controversy surrounding him with Bible verses. A few hours after news of him using N-word and joking about joining the Klu Klux Klan emerged on Wednesday, June 4, the Canadian heartthrob took to Instagram to address the issue.

"When your sins weigh heavily upon you, come to Me," read the passage. "Confess your wrong doing, which I know all about before you say a word. Stay in the Light of My Presence, receiving forgiveness, cleansing, and healing. Remember that I have clothed you in My Righteousness, so nothing can separate you from Me. Whenever you stumble or fall, I am there to help you up." The singer did not directly mention the controversial video.
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Video: 'Orange Is the New Black' Opening Credits Gets 'Arrested Development' Treatment

June 05, 2014 02:17:05 GMT


Netflix mashes up two of its hit comedies, "Orange Is the New Black" and "Arrested Development". The streaming giant gives the opening credits for the former show the "Arrested Development" treatment, with Ron Howard, an executive producer and narrator on "Arrested Development", does the voiceover.

"Now the story of a wealthy girl who lost everything, and the one family who had no choice but to help her keep it together," he narrates the video, which introduces the main characters including Taylor Schilling's Piper Chapman and Laura Prepon's Alex Vause.
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Coldplay Nabs Second Week at Billboard 200's No. 1, Mariah Carey Comes at No. 3


June 05, 2014 02:06:45 GMT


Coldplay's "Ghost Stories" is spending its second week at No. 1 on Billboard 200. The album, which landed at the chart's top slot last week with this year's biggest sales week, has sold another 83,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The record has so far sold a total of 466,000 copies, making it the sixth-largest-selling album of 2014. The soundtrack of Disney's "Frozen (2013)" is still the biggest-selling album of the year with 2.5 million.
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'Fantastic Four' Helmer Josh Trank to Direct Another 'Star Wars' Spin-Off

June 05, 2014 01:54:34 GMT


Lucasfilm and Disney are moving fast at establishing its "Star Wars" franchise. The studio has announced that "The Fantastic Four" helmer Josh Trank will direct another standalone "Star Wars" movie, which details are still kept under wrap.

"We're thrilled to welcome Josh into the family," said Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. "He is such an incredible talent and has a great imagination and sense of innovation. That makes him perfectly suited to Star Wars, and for this new slate of movies that reach beyond the core characters and storylines of Episodes I through IX."
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CMT Music Awards 2014: Casadee Pope, Blake Shelton Among Early Winners

June 05, 2014 01:38:23 GMT


The 2014 CMT Music Awards was kicked off on Wednesday night, June 4 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Country duo Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan opened the annual awards show with the live performance of their collaborative single, "This Is How We Roll".

The Band Perry was the first act to win an award that night. Jason Aldean was on hand to present the group with the Group Video of the Year trophy for their "Done". The country trio thanked a lot of people, including the "beautiful fans of country music" and Declan Whitebloom who directed their video.
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CMT Music Awards 2014: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, LeAnn Rimes Dazzle on Red Carpet

June 05, 2014 01:32:01 GMT


Many big names in music country industry gathered at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee for the 2014 CMT Music Awards. The event, which took place on Wednesday, June 4, was attended by Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and LeAnn Rimes among others.

Underwood looked pretty that night in a Roberto Cavalli dress. The "American Idol" alum combined the floor-length piece with matching jewelry by John Hardy, a Swarovski clutch and black heels. Her long hair was styled loose.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Supports Theory That Water Has Feelings


June 05, 2014 00:53:16 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow's name is back on the headlines for supporting the theory that water has feelings. In her lifestyle website Goop, the 41-year-old actress endorsed the work of Japanese entrepreneur Masuru Emoto who published books about the changes of water structure affected by human consciousness.

"I have long had Dr. Emoto's coffee table book on how negativity changes the structure of water," Paltrow wrote on her blog. "How the molecules behave differently depending on the words or music being expressed around it." She added, "I am fascinated by the growing science behind the energy of consciousness and its effects on matter."
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Don Cheadle Sets Up Crowdfunding for Miles Davis Biopic

June 05, 2014 00:38:57 GMT


"House of Lies" star Don Cheadle is intent on making a movie about Miles Davis that he has set up a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the cause. Cheadle is attempting to raise $325,000 on Indiegogo.com.

Previously known as "Kill the Trumpet Player", "Miles Ahead" is a biopic set in the early 1980s when the iconic jazz trumpeter emerged back on the music scene after having been absent for about six years. The film was sold to international territories at the American Film Market last year and will mark Cheadle's directorial debut.
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Pharrell Williams Apologizes for Wearing Native American Headdress

June 05, 2014 00:19:36 GMT


Pharrell Williams is sorry for trading his trademark hat with a Native American headdress. The "Happy" singer issued an apology on Wednesday, June 4 after fans protested his U.K. Elle cover.

"I respect and honor every kind of race, background and culture," a representative of the Grammy winner said in a statement. "I am genuinely sorry."
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Naomi Watts Joins 'Divergent' Sequels as Four's Mom

June 05, 2014 00:03:34 GMT


Naomi Watts is on the verge of joining the "Divergent" franchise, taking the major role of Evelyn. The Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to star in Liongate's "Insurgent" and the two "Allegiant" movies.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Watts will be Evelyn, the estranged mother of Tris' boyfriend Four and the leader of Factionless. The character plays a major role in the sequels, coming in between Four and Tris as well as having a great cause by trying to convince Dauntless to join her group.
 
 
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