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June 26, 2014

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Jared Leto and Ellen Page Named PETA's Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014

June 26, 2014 16:35:57 GMT


PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) names this year's hottest vegetarian celebrities. The title goes to 30 Seconds to Mars' frontman and "Dallas Buyers Club" actor Jared Leto as well as "X-Men: Days of Future Past" actress Ellen Page.

Oscar winner Leto, 42, beats out the likes of Joaquin Phoenix, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Dinklage, and Woody Harrelson. Meanwhile, 27-year-old Page wins over Carrie Underwood, Ariana Grande, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Kate Mara and many others.
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Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z Share Wedding Video

June 26, 2014 15:49:44 GMT


Footage from Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z's top secret wedding back in 2008 finally emerged. It was shown Wednesday night, June 25 at the packed Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida while the couple kicked off their joint tour "On the Run".

A bootlegged version of the video has since landed online. Queen Bey and the rapper were seen at the altar exchanging wedding rings. The bride donned a strapless white gown with a veil, while the groom suited up for the special occasion.
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Ian Somerhalder Mocks Luis Suarez Biting Incident With 'Vampire Diaries' Fake Poster

June 26, 2014 09:35:21 GMT


Ian Somerhalder mocked Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez after Luis bit Italian player Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match on June 24. He posted on Instagram a fake poster of "The Vampire Diaries" which featured him and Luis on Wednesday.

In the picture, Luis shows off his vampire fangs as if he tries to bite Ian's character on the series, Damon Salvatore. Ian captioned the picture with, "Umm.. Apparently there's a new cast member joining @vampirediaries... @luis16suarez!! #WorldCup2014 #LuisSuarez #IanSomerhalder."
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Pippa Middleton Gives First TV Interview to 'Today' Host Matt Lauer

June 26, 2014 09:25:40 GMT


Matt Lauer has landed the first TV interview with Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. The "Today" co-host jetted off to London and sat down with the 30-year-old book author on June 25.

Appearing via satellite, he teased viewers on Wednesday, "I flew overnight to interview someone who's gotten an awful lot of attention over the past two or three years, yet who has never sat down to do a television interview." Later, the party planner greeted the audience, "Hi, everyone."
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Videos: Beyonce, Jay-Z Kick Off 'On the Run' Joint Tour in Miami

June 26, 2014 09:04:23 GMT


Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z opened their highly-anticipated co-headlining tour on Wednesday night, June 25 in Miami, Florida. The power couple performed their respective hits as well as collaborations for thousands of concertgoers who packed the Sun Life Stadium.

Appearing from a thick white smoke, Mr. and Mrs. Carter kicked off their 42-song set with their 2002 hit single "03 Bonnie & Clyde". Bey wrapped her figure in a black fishnet leotard and a matching mask while her husband donned a black beanie, casual outfit and a pair of black shades.
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Tori Spelling Talks About Marriage to Dean McDermott: 'Things Are Getting Better'

June 26, 2014 08:54:06 GMT


Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott apparently have been able to overcome their marriage problem. The "90210" star made the revelation when she appeared on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, June 25 to promote her new ABC Family show "Mystery Girls" with Jennie Garth.

"Life is always a work in progress and our relationship is one as well, so we're moving in the right direction," she said of her marriage to McDermott. On the show, Spelling additionally admitted that she had no regrets after opening up about their family problem on "True Tori", saying, "Some people approved of it, some people didn't. It was my personal journey and I have no regrets."
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'So You Think You Can Dance' Reveals Top 20, One Dancer Gets Injured

June 26, 2014 08:36:12 GMT


After making it through the auditions, 157 dancers on "So You Think You Can Dance" season 11 returned for callbacks. The June 25 episode started with solo routines. The regular judges, Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, as well as guest judges director Adam Shankman, dancer Stephen "tWitch" Boss, ballerina Irina Dvorovenko and figure skater Tara Lipinski didn't comment on the performances, but cut 34 dancers in this round.

Next, the remaining dancers had to learn choreography routines. Choreographer Christopher Scott and season 10 runner-up Jasmine taught the contestants a hip-hop routine and they were split into couples. Among those making it to the next round were Jessica Richens, Amanda Mitchell and Marquet Hill.
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Rooney Mara to Produce and Star in Real-Life Kidnapping Film 'A House in the Sky'

June 26, 2014 08:15:35 GMT


Rooney Mara boards a true-story drama "A House in the Sky". "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)" actress is set to produce a real-life kidnapping tale for Annapurna Pictures based on a memoir of the same name by the victim of the kidnapping, Amanda Lindhout.

Lindhout is a Canadian journalist who was abducted in 2008 in Mogadishu, Somalia, by a rebel terrorist group. She was kept hostage for over a year and subjected to terrible abuse, torture, rape, and starvation before being released in 2009 after the ransom was paid.
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Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood Turn Into Criminals in 'Somethin' Bad' Video

June 26, 2014 08:10:20 GMT


Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood unleash their inner bad girls in the music video for their collaboration, "Somethin Bad". Directed by Trey Fanjoy, the clip that's styled like a movie trailer finds the country superstars playing fictional characters named Belle Boyd and Priscilla Parker.

They are teaming up to steal jewels from a bank, beating a mafia crew in a poker game, riding their motorcycles and exploding a building. In another scene, the two ladies look flawlessly beautiful as they pose for their mug-shots.
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Justin Bieber Sued Over a 2013 Car Accident

June 26, 2014 07:59:39 GMT


Justin Bieber apparently has been hit with a lawsuit. According to TMZ, the Canadian pop star has been sued by a man named Walter Lee over a car accident in June 2013. In the suit, Lee claims that he may not recover from his injuries. He reportedly suffered from severe injuries which included lacerations, hematomas, deep abrasions on his left knee and leg and deep venous thrombosis. Lee says that now he has hospital and other medical bills to pay.

Back then, Lee was walking on the Sunset Strip when Bieber's Ferrari hit him. Bieber, who was leaving Laugh Factory with Lil Twist in the passenger seat, apparently was not aware that he hit someone. The 20-year-old entertainer was investigated for hit-and-run, but he was finally cleared. Lee was at fault because he was on the roadway.
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First Look: Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

June 26, 2014 07:38:09 GMT


Brand new pictures from "Mad Max: Fury Road" have landed online via Entertainment Weekly. They give first look at Charlize Theron who shaved her head to play Imperator Furiosa and Nicholas Hoult who looks unrecognizable as a bald Nux. Some other images also show Tom Hardy as "Mad" Max Rockatansky.

One of the pictures even teases a chase sequence that involves a group of vehicles. In a new interview with EW, director George Miller dished on, "I wanted to tell a linear story-a chase that starts as the movie begins and continues for 110 minutes."
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Adam Levine Admits He Is 'Cocky', Talks About 'Preference' for Supermodels

June 26, 2014 07:37:11 GMT


Adam Levine said that he was "cocky" but not "arrogant" in an interview for the July issue of GQ magazine. The lead vocalist of Maroon 5 also talked about "preference" for supermodels, defending himself against the assumption of dating several models.

Adam initially wondered why he was labeled a "douchebag" by the media. "Douchebag. What is a douchebag?" he said, "Would it be really easy to assume that I was a douchebag? Definitely. One hundred percent. But that doesn't mean that I am. Or maybe I am, I don't know."
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The CW Announces Fall 2014 Premiere Dates for 'Vampire Diaries', 'Flash' and Others

June 26, 2014 07:24:48 GMT


Following the footsteps of NBC and CBS, The CW has unveiled the premiere dates for its fall programming. Just like last year, the network will start its season later than its rivals to avoid stiff competition.

Kicking off the new season on the teen-skewing channel is a two-night concert of iHeartRadio Music Festival that will air on September 29 and 30. "The Vampire Diaries" and "Reign" will return on October 2, while the highly anticipated new series "The Flash" will debut on October 7.
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Demi Lovato Plans to Start a Band With Nick Jonas

June 26, 2014 07:15:28 GMT


Demi Lovato is thinking about starting a band with Nick Jonas. In a recent interview with MTV, the former Disney princess revealed that she began considering forming a group with her "Camp Rock" co-star after they recently worked on a song together.

"I did write an amazing song with Nick Jonas and we want to do something with that, but we are not quite sure, so maybe we can do a side project together," Lovato said. "We may or may not have picked out the band name already."
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Ben Kingsley Joins Jon Favreau's 'The Jungle Book'

June 26, 2014 07:03:33 GMT


Jon Favreau's adaptation of "The Jungle Book" for Disney adds another big name to the cast ensemble. Ben Kingsley ("Iron Man 3", "Ender's Game") is confirmed to provide voice to Bagheera, the black panther who befriends Mowgli during the boy's time in the jungle.

The film is written by Justin Marks ("Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li"). Scarlett Johansson is in talks to voice the villainous python, Kaa. Lupita Nyong'o is expected to voice Rakcha, a mother wolf who adopts Mowgli. Idris Elba will voice the man-eating tiger, Shere Khan.
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Gary Oldman Apologizes Again for His Playboy Controversial Remarks: 'I'm an A**hole'


June 26, 2014 07:02:17 GMT


Shortly after issuing an apology to the Anti-Defamation League following his comment about Jewish people in an interview with Playboy, Gary Oldman apologized again during an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!". Speaking to host Jimmy Kimmel in the Wednesday, June 25 episode, he explained, "I said some things that were poorly considered and once I had seen it in print I could see that it was offensive, insensitive, pernicious, and ill-informed."

"Words have meaning. They carry weight and they carry on long after you've said them and I don't condone or excuse the words I used in any context. I just basically shouldn't have used them in any context, but I did and I have deeply injured and wounded a great many people," he continued.
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Avicii's Boston Concert Ends With Dozens of Fans Getting Hospitalized

June 26, 2014 06:35:24 GMT


Dozens of fans attending Avicii's concert in Boston on Wednesday, June 25 were hospitalized. According to a report from The Boston Globe, ambulances were spotted at the TD Garden to transport around 38 people from the venue to nearest hospitals. Meanwhile, 50 people were treated at the venue.

The hospitalized concergoers were mostly aged between 16 and 25. The incident happened after they consumed "a dangerous substance," according to an EMS worker. Fortunately, there were no fatalities. According to medical service representatives, none of those hospitalized faced symptoms that were life-threatening.
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Chris Brown's Assault Case Will Go to Trial

June 26, 2014 06:21:04 GMT


Chris Brown has got a September trial date for his misdemeanor assault charges which stemmed from an altercation in Washington D.C. last October. The case goes to trial after the "With You" singer rejected a plea deal during a court appearance on Wednesday, June 25.

"They wanted him to read from a script that wasn't true," Brown's lawyer Mark Geragos told media outside the court. A source additionally told NY Daily News that prosecutors wanted Brown, who went to the court in a black leather jacket over an all-white outfit and a black tie, to "accept responsibility."
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North Korea Threatens War on U.S. Over Kim Jong Un Assassination Plot in Seth Rogen's Film

June 26, 2014 04:53:22 GMT


North Korea warns U.S. not to release upcoming comedy "The Interview". The film follows Seth Rogen and James Franco heading to the Asian country and plotting to kill its leader Kim Jong Un, and a spokesperson for the country's foreign ministry calls it "despicable moves to dare hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership."

"Making and releasing a movie on a plot to hurt our top-level leadership is the most blatant act of terrorism and war and will absolutely not be tolerated," the representative said as quoted by KCNA news agency. "If the US administration allows and defends the showing of the film, a merciless counter-measure will be taken."
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Ariana Grande to Debut New Single 'Break Free' on One-Day Revival of MTV's 'TRL'

June 26, 2014 04:49:31 GMT


MTV is bringing back "Total Request Live". The network has announced that it's reviving the iconic music show for one day only with Sway Calloway as the host and singer Ariana Grande as the guest performer.

The half-hour special is set to air from MTV's Times Square studio on Wednesday, July 2 at 07:00 P.M. ET/PT. Grande is slated to perform "Break Free", her newest single that features EDM powerhouse Zedd, as well as a stripped-down version of her hit single "Problem".
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Sarah Jessica Parker Plots TV Return With Crime Thriller Pilot 'Busted'

June 26, 2014 04:47:32 GMT


Sarah Jessica Parker is eyeing a TV return with a police crime thriller based on non-fiction book "Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love" by Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker. The "Sex and the City" alumna is on board to take one of the lead roles in the drama pilot.

The book chronicles Philadelphia Daily News reporters Ruderman and Laker's efforts to uncover one of the biggest police corruption scandals in Philadelphia's history. Don Roos will write the pilot, while David Frankel is set to direct and executive produce the pilot.
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Bryan Singer Accuser Withdraws Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Garth Ancier

June 26, 2014 04:42:40 GMT


Michael Egan III, who filed lawsuits against director Bryan Singer and three Hollywood executives earlier this year and accused them of sex abuse, has voluntarily withdrawn his case against one of the men Garth Ancier. The dismissal, however, was without prejudice which means he can re-file it in the future.

Ancier's attorney has released a statement to respond to the news. In the statement, Louise Ann Fernandez of Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP said, "We are pleased the case filed in Hawaii against Mr. Ancier has been dropped given it had no merit whatsoever."
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Kerry Washington to Debut 'Scandal' Fashion Collection

June 26, 2014 04:15:30 GMT


Kerry Washington has teamed up with costume designer Lyn Paolo and national retailer The Limited to launch a "Scandal" fashion collection. The fans of the ABC series will be able to purchase the fashion of Olivia Pope in this fall.

The 37-year-old actress told WWD, "People who love the look of the show can now step into this world in a way that is affordable and accessible because not everybody can afford to have the clothes they see on the show."
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Shane Black's 'Predator' Is a Sequel, NOT Reboot

June 26, 2014 04:10:51 GMT


The upcoming "Predator" movie which will be directed by Shane Black and scripted by him along with his "Monster Squad" writing partner Fred Dekker will be a sequel instead of a reboot like it was initially reported. Setting the record straight is the director himself during a chat with Collider.

"As far as Fred and I are concerned anyway," he said. "Why start over, when you've all this rich mythology yet to mine?" While he didn't like reboots in general, the director said he could "really get behind inventive sequels," adding that he liked "the idea of expanding and exploring the existing Predator mythology, rather than hitting the restart button."
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Sia Premieres New Song 'Big Girls Cry'

June 26, 2014 04:04:17 GMT


Big girls can cry too, so Sia Furler says in her new song. Premiered on Wednesday, June 25, the track titled "Big Girls Cry" is a beautiful mid-tempo ballad that finds the Australian singer showing her vulnerable side.

Sia apparently wrote the song with Stacy Ferguson a.k.a. Fergie's hit single "Big Girls Don't Cry" in mind. In it, she insists that even a tough girl can shed tears when she's hurt. "I may cry, ruining my makeup/ Wash away all the things you've taken/ And I don't care if I don't look pretty/ Big girls cry when their hearts are breaking," she sings the chorus.
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'Game of Thrones' Likely Skips Book Twist, Michelle Fairley Says

June 26, 2014 03:38:41 GMT


"Game of Thrones" viewers who read the book might have expected the resurrection of one beloved character in season 4. When the book twist, [SPOILER ALERT!] which has Catelyn Stark being brought from the dead by Thoros of Myr as the vengeful Lady Stoneheart, didn't happen until the season 4 finale, fans took to social media to express the disappointment.

Now in new interviews, Michelle Fairley confirms that her character likely won't return on the show. "Yeah, the character's dead. She's dead," the Lady Catelyn depicter tells Entertainment Weekly.
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'Karate Kid 2' Loses Director, Gains Two New Writers

June 26, 2014 03:35:15 GMT


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"The Karate Kid 2" has added Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer into the writing team. At the same time, it was announced that director Breck Eisner is out of the project reportedly due to scheduling conflicts.

The film, which is produced by Sony and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment, is yet to find a new director. Eisner remains attached to direct Lionsgate's "The Last Witch Hunter" which stars Vin Diesel and is still in development stages.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Beyonce Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson on the 5th Anniversary of His Death

June 26, 2014 03:33:23 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has penned a heartfelt tribute to Michael Jackson on the 5th anniversary of his death. The former Destiny's Child member took to her site on Wednesday, June 25 to share some words about the late King of Pop and what his songs and performances meant to her.

In the post, the "Halo" singer recalled that her first producer told her to watch Jackson's performance of "Who's Loving You" for hours. "What he wanted me to learn was his soul," Bey wrote. "You could hear his soul. And he was this little kid who hadn't experienced love but he was a vessel. For whatever reason he could evoke more emotion than an adult. It was so raw and so pure. It was these little things that he did that were just swag. It's something that's God given."
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Report: Frank Ocean Fires Manager and Publicist

June 26, 2014 03:13:48 GMT


Frank Ocean has fired his manager as he's readying his new album. A new report from BuzzFeed claims that the rapper has decided to split with Christian and Kelly Clancy of 4 Strikes Management whom he'd worked with since 2010.

Ocean has yet to select new manager to replace the duo, who also manage Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, Mac Miller, Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler, the Creator and Solange Knowles among others.
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Justin Theroux Talks About Wedding to Jennifer Aniston: 'We Have Hot Feet'

June 26, 2014 02:50:07 GMT


Justin Theroux is still happily engaged to Jennifer Aniston. The actor and his fiancee of two years talked about their wedding plan as they made an appearance together on the NYC premiere of his new series "The Leftovers" on June 23.

"You guys are in more of a rush than we are. We have hot feet, but we're not going to let you guys know," Theroux told Extra of their wedding plan, adding that he and the former "Friends" star were still "happily engaged."
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'Star Wars Episode VII' Cast Get LEGO Treatment

June 26, 2014 02:47:39 GMT


The cast of "Star Wars Episode VII" were LEGO-lized. The toy company revealed a LEGO version of the table read photo that became a viral hit earlier this year for revealing the returning and new cast of the highly-anticipated movie for the first time.

LEGO Group released the photo on Twitter on Wednesday, June 15, captioning it, "You've met the actors, now meet the Minifigure cast of @starwars Episode VII! #LEGOStarWars #StarWarsVII." Returning cast members such as Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew and Anthony Daniels were in their "Star Wars" characters while the others simply got their LEGO version.
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Jillian Michaels Exits 'The Biggest Loser' Again

June 26, 2014 02:45:52 GMT


Jillian Michaels won't return for the next season of "The Biggest Loser". "After helping hundreds of contestants transform their lives and inspiring millions of viewers at home, 'The Biggest Loser' and Jillian Michaels have decided to part ways and she will not be returning for season 16 when it airs in the fall," NBC says in a statement.

This is the third time the personal trailer leaves the NBC reality series. She first joined the show in its debut in 2004 and later quit in 2006, only to return in 2007. She left the show again in 2011, but returned for season 14 and 15 which aired in 2013.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kim Kardashian Sports Blonde Locks Again


June 26, 2014 02:42:20 GMT


Kim Kardashian posted two pictures of her new look on Instagram on June 25. In the first picture, Kanye West's wife showed off her new blonde hair, posing with Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele.

In the photo, Carlyne smiled widely while Kim pouted and held the legendary stylist's hand. "On set today with the legend @Carlynecerfdedudzeele !!!!" she wrote alongside the picture. Report said that they were on the set of Carlyne's new online web series, "J'Adore".
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Lana Del Rey's 'Ultraviolence' Grabs No. 1 Spot on Billboard 200

June 26, 2014 02:12:29 GMT


Lana Del Rey has just scored her first No. 1 album on Billboard 200. Nielsen SoundScan reports that "Ultraviolence", her latest studio effort, has made its way out to No. 1 on the chart after selling 182,000 copies. That's the best sales week for a female artist since December 29, when Beyonce Knowles' self-titled set sold 310,000 copies in its third week.

Del Rey didn't promote "Ultraviolence" by giving live performances on U.S. TV shows. Despite that, the record manages to better 2012's "Born to Die", her first album to be released under a major label that debuted and peaked at No. 2 with 77,000 sold in its first week.
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First 'The Prince' Trailer Reveals Bruce Willis as Villain

June 26, 2014 01:55:29 GMT


Bruce Willis lands an atypical role in the upcoming action thriller "The Prince". First trailer of the film directed by Brian A Miller reveals him as the villain who kidnaps the protagonist's teenage daughter.

Jason Patric plays the retired Las Vegas mob enforcer who is drawn back into the life he gave up when his daughter is kidnapped by his former rival, forcing a violent confrontation in order to rescue her. John Cusack, 50 Cent and South Korean actor Rain also star in the film. Except for Rain, who was clearly seen in the trailer assisting Willis in his crime, Cusack and 50 Cent's roles are yet known.
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Diane Sawyer Stepping Down From ABC's 'World News', David Muir Tapped as New Anchor

June 26, 2014 01:46:50 GMT


ABC News announced a major shake-up on its team. On Wednesday, June 25, the network said Diane Sawyer would step down as anchor of "World News Tonight" at the end of the year.

David Muir, who has been the ABC program's weekend anchor, will take over the "World News" anchor chair. He will also become Managing Editor of the ABC News program effective September 2.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Slam Report of Marriage Trouble

June 26, 2014 01:43:10 GMT


Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan have responded to a recent report that their marriage was on the rocks. The pair, who got married in 2009 and are parents to a 1-year-old daughter Everly, took to Jenna's WhoSay account on Wednesday, June 25 to release a joint statement denying the report.

"@ChanningTatum? and @JennalDewan Tatum? Caught in Three-way with Sasquatch in 7-11 Bathroom! would be a more accurate headline for @Star_News?'s cover," the post read. "But this is our world -- where mags can concoct outright lies about real people in order to sell it to you as 'journalism.' Hope we all think hard about what this means and start to demand better. I know we can. Love y'all. - CT and JDT."
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'Insidious Chapter 3' Gets Dermot Mulroney to Star

June 26, 2014 01:07:38 GMT


Dermot Mulroney will star in the latest installment of "Insidious" series. Leigh Whannell who wrote the franchise's scripts made the announcement on Wednesday, June 25 that Mulroney had come on board "Insidious Chapter 3".

"HUGELY excited to officially announce that great actor/great human Dermot Mulroney has been cast as one of the leads in Insidious Chapter 3!" Whannell tweeted. The scribe will also make directing debut in the movie, which Focus Features plans to release April 3, 2015.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lana Del Rey's Boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill Denies Split

June 26, 2014 00:42:21 GMT


Lana Del Rey would say anything to get name on headlines, according to her boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill. The singer reportedly only wanted to promote her new album, "Ultraviolence", which was released on June 17 when she said she had broken up with O'Neill.

Rey recently said in an interview with Switzerland's 20 Minuten, "We are currently not together. He is a wonderful person. But there are some things with which he has to deal." She added, "I will not explain it in detail. This was hard on our relationship, I no longer felt free. We'll see how it goes."
 
 
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