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August 30, 2014

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Michael Bay's 'Cosmic Motors' Movie Finds a Writer

August 30, 2014 06:30:04 GMT


Whether Michael Bay will be back to direct "Transformers 5" remains to be seen, but the director will continue to make movie about cool cars. Variety learns that his latest project, Warner Bros.' futuristic vehicle pic "Cosmic Motors", has just gotten Kyle Ward to write the screenplay.

The movie is based on a book by Daniel Simon, the vehicle designer in "Tron: Uprising" and "Captain America: The First Avenger". The story will take place at a far away galaxy called Galaxion where futuristic concepts ranging from spaceships, pods, race cars, giant trains, warships, and balloons exist in everyday life.
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Mike Myers Debuts Photos of Son Spike and Daughter Sunday on 'Late Show with David Letterman'

August 30, 2014 05:51:56 GMT


Mike Myers showed off first photos of his adorable children, son Spike and daughter Sunday, on "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday, August 28. The star of "The Love Guru" also shared to David Letterman the stories behind the uncommon names of his children.

Mike named his son Spike Myers after his father. He explained, "Spike is very common Liverpool nickname is your name is Eric." He added that he also liked Spike Milligan, the poet and comic. Meanwhile, he said he named his daughter Sunday Molly Myers because he and his wife Kelly Tisdale hated "Sundays."
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Dakota Johnson's Father 'Very Upset' About Her 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Role

August 30, 2014 05:49:28 GMT


Don Johnson said in his official statement that he was okay with his daughter Dakota Johnson's role in "Fifty Shades of Grey", but behind the scene, the veteran actor was apparently "very upset" about the steamy role. This is according to Dakota's grandmother Tippi Hedren.

Hedren, the mother of Dakota's mother Melanie Griffith, said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, "I understand Don Johnson is very upset about her being in the film. He kind of had the same feeling that I did." She added, "I've seen the trailer. That's all I have to watch."
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Bryan Singer's Lawyer Slams Latest Sex Abuse Report

August 30, 2014 05:47:39 GMT


A lawyer for Bryan Singer has blasted a newly-emerged claim saying that the movie director sexually abused a man in his 20s. The lawyer, Marty Singer, who is not related to the filmmaker, told BuzzFeed, "My client did not engage in any criminal or inappropriate behavior with anyone in New York or elsewhere."

According to various media reports, NYPD Deputy Chief Kim Royster has said that Special Victims Squad is currently investigating Singer following a complaint of an alleged abuse. The incident reportedly took place on March 23, 2013 and was reported on May 9 this year. In response to the statement, Singer's lawyer additionally said, "Neither my client nor any of his representatives have been contacted by the NYPD, or anyone else about an alleged criminal investigation of my client."
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'The Blacklist' New Promo Teases the First Villain in Season 2

August 30, 2014 05:46:19 GMT


NBC has offered a glimpse of "The Blacklist" season 2 via a new promo. The video opens with old scenes from the first season, while the new footage starts from 1:02. It sees Reddington taunting an arms dealer and later he tells Liz that Lord Baltimore, supposedly a villain, is in town and targeting him.

The first episode of the show's second season, aptly titled "Lord Baltimore", will air Monday, September 22 at 10 P.M. on NBC, following "The Voice" season 7 premiere. Krysten Ritter guest stars in the episode as a troubled data security firm analyst.
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Brett Ratner Sued Over 'Hercules' Party Injury

August 30, 2014 05:42:31 GMT


"Hercules" tanked at box office this summer, but it was not the only problems for director Brett Ratner. He was slapped with a lawsuit on Thursday, August 28 by a woman named Lauryn Flynn who was reportedly injured at his home during a party after the film's premiere.

The 42-year-old stylist claims she was among the 100-200 guests partying at Ratner's basement when someone accidentally broke a glass table. She says that she was struck in the leg with glass shards and tore her Achilles tendon. The injury left her with a total of 87 stitches.
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Jason Aldean Releases Sexy 'Burnin' It Down' Music Video

August 30, 2014 05:41:47 GMT


Jason Aldean has debuted a proper music video to accompany his sultry new single "Burnin' It Down". The country superstar gave E! Online the greenlight to premiere the steamy clip which was shot in Nashville earlier this month by director Wes Edwards.

The first seconds of the video give a look at a lady getting naked as she relaxes in the bathtub. After putting on some clothes, she walks down the stairs and joins her man, who's sitting on a couch and playing his guitar, for "some cold Jack Daniels."
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Report: Madonna Disses Lady GaGa, Calls Her a 'Copycat' in Leaked New Song

August 30, 2014 05:08:43 GMT


Madonna is reportedly preparing a diss track aimed at Lady GaGa. The Sun says that the 56-year-old pop superstar calls the Mother Monster a "copycat" and a "wannabe" in a leaked new song titled "Two Steps Behind Me".

According to the British media, the song which may or may not make the cut into Madge's forthcoming 13th album includes lyrics like, "You're a copycat. Where is my royalty? You're a pretty girl, I'll give you that. But stealing my recipe, it's an ugly look."
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Report: Charlie Hunnam Eyed for 'Escape from New York' Remake

August 30, 2014 04:47:52 GMT


"Escape from New York" remake is reportedly looking for the right actor to play a new Snake Plissken. According to Starlog, Charlie Hunnam who is linked to Guy Ritchie's "Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur" and is expected to return for Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" sequel is among stars in the wish list.

The site reports Hunnam is facing competition from Jon Bernthal ("The Walking Dead") and Dan Stevens ("The Guest"). Moreover, Silver Pictures allegedly has commissioned independent artists to create pre-production artwork featuring the "Sons of Anarchy" actor as the one-eyed antihero.
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Vanessa Hudgens Makes Surprise Appearance at Cancer Patient's Prom

August 30, 2014 04:47:17 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens gave a sweet surprise to her 17-year-old fan who is battling cancer. The fan named Cesar Guerrero was honored at the event hosted by Sylmar High School and The Art Elysium, which aims to enrich the lives of critically ill youths, and the "Spring Breakers" actress came to support him on Thursday night, August 28.

According to E! News, Hudgens "volunteered to make a surprise appearance and make his night extra special" after learning of the event from a friend. "She dressed up, spent most of the night dancing with the kids and took countless photos with fans," the source continued. "[Cesar] told me it was the best night of his life."
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Bill Murray Works as Ticket-Taker at St. Paul Baseball Game

August 30, 2014 04:46:30 GMT


Bill Murray worked as a ticket-taker at a baseball game in St. Paul, Minnesota on Thursday, August 28. The "Hyde Park on Hudson" actor greeted fans at the main gate of St. Paul's Midway Stadium, tearing their tickets and taking pictures with them.

Bill then made his way to the field to catch the first pitch from St. Paul mayor Chris Coleman. St. Paul Saints posted on Twitter a video of the 63-year-old actor catching the first pitch before throwing the ball into the stands. They captioned the video with, "Mayor Chris Coleman threw out a ceremonial first pitch to a very special guest last night...Bill Murray!"
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'The Greatest American Hero' Reboot in the Works at FOX

August 30, 2014 04:40:48 GMT


FOX is going to bring "The Greatest American Hero" back to life. The network has given a put pilot commitment to the remake of the 1980s action created by producer Stephen J. Cannell and starring William Katt.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller, directors of 2012's feature film "21 Jump Street", are developing the remake project. They will executive produce the hour-long action comedy alongside Cannell's daughter Tawnia McKiernan. Rodney Rothman, who worked with the directing duo on "22 Jump Street", is writing the pilot in addition to serving as exec producer.
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Cannes Screenplay Winner 'Leviathan' Releases First Trailer

August 30, 2014 04:08:23 GMT


Earlier this year, "Leviathan" made the buzz at the Cannes Film Festival, walking away from the prestigious movie event with the top screenplay award. In tow with its Telluride Film Festival premiere on Friday, August 29 night, the first trailer has been released to public.

The drama is a gripping parable of class, faith and corruption, centering on a land dispute between a small-time mechanic and his local authorities that reaps unimaginable consequences. The town's corrupt mayor Vadim Shelevyat is determined to take away Kolia's business, his house, as well as his land. Kolia unflinchingly fights as hard as he can so as not to lose everything he owns including the beauty that has surrounded him from the day he was born. Facing resistance, the mayor starts being more aggressive.
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Maroon 5 and Gwen Stefani's Duet 'My Heart Is Open' Arrives Online

August 30, 2014 04:05:44 GMT


Just a few days before Maroon 5's "V" officially arrives, a new cut off the album surfaced online. Titled "My Heart Is Open", the track features the band's frontman Adam Levine sharing vocal duties with Gwen Stefani.

Australian singer/songwriter Sia Furler co-wrote the gorgeous slow-tempo ballad that opens with Levine asking his duet partner to take a chance on him. "I know you're scared, I can feel it/ It's in the air, I know you feel that too/ But take a chance on me/ You won't regret it, no," he croons over the piano.
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Tracy Morgan's Lawyer Says the Star Is Having 'Tough Time' Recovering From Injuries

August 30, 2014 03:40:39 GMT


Tracy Morgan's lawyer has shared another update on the comedian's condition as he recovers from injuries following a car crash on June 7. According to the former "Saturday Night Live" star's lawyer Benedict P. Morelli, Morgan still depends on a wheelchair and he probably needs a few more months before he regains his ability to walk without assistance.

"He's making incremental progress," Morelli told PEOPLE. "But they'll have to wait another month before they assess him cognitively."
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First Look at Margot Robbie as Jane in 'Tarzan' Unveiled

August 30, 2014 03:39:20 GMT


The first look of Jane Porter in the long-gestating "Tarzan" movie has been unveiled via on-set photos. Australian actress Margot Robbie portrays the titular character's wife, wearing a cream Victorian dress with her red hair tied back.

An outdoor filming was underway in U.K. on Wednesday, August 27. Robbie's Jane looked disheveled as she was tied up to a paddle steam boat. Alexander Skarsgard's Tarzan was nowhere to be seen but Christoph Waltz's Captain Leon Rom was on board the ship with his rogue men.
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Amazon Reviving 'The Tick' With Patrick Warburton Returning

August 30, 2014 03:39:11 GMT


Patrick Warburton is "The Tick" again. Amazon is reviving the 2001 superhero parody with the actor attached to the project, a source tells PEOPLE. He is going to reprise his role as the titular character on the new live-action series.

Ben Edlund, who created a comic book on which the show was based, will write and produce the new iteration. Other details about the project are still not available as Amazon has not commented on the news.
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Ariana Grande Is 'Happy' With Her Love Life Amid Big Sean Dating Rumors

August 30, 2014 03:29:25 GMT


Ariana Grande chose to stay mum about her relationship with Big Sean but she said she's happy with her love life. Before performing "Problem", "Break Free" and "Bang Bang" on "Today" on Friday, August 29, the 21-year-old singer was asked about her love life by Matt Lauer.

Matt asked Ariana, "Has anyone captured your attention?" The "Sam & Cat" alum then replied, "Oh my goodness." She then asked the question back to Matt. He laughed and replied, "Yeah, I've been married for 15 years!" Ariana then said, "Same!I just haven't told anybody!" Matt asked her again, "Is there someone?" The former "Victorious" star replied, "Oh, my goodness! Y'all are putting me on the spot. I'm happy."
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Nicki Minaj's 'The Pink Print' Album to Arrive on Black Friday

August 30, 2014 02:59:09 GMT


Nicki Minaj's highly-anticipated new album, "The Pink Print", finally has a release date. According to Billboard, the follow-up to 2012's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" is scheduled to hit the stores on November 28 a.k.a. Black Friday.

Minaj's forthcoming project has been preceded by singles "Pills and Potions" and "Anaconda". The latter track, which samples Sir Mix-a-Lot's 1992 hit "Baby's Got Back", soared to No. 2 on Billboard Hot 100 and at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart earlier this week following the raptress' performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 24.
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Cute Volcano Sings in Trailer of Pixar's Short 'Lava'

August 30, 2014 02:45:21 GMT


Pixar debuted a teaser for its short animated film "Lava". Clocking in at less than 40 seconds, the teaser introduces a volcano named Uku who sings a Hawaiian love song for another mountain named Lele.

The song Uku sings resembles Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow". The short film's director James Murphy admitted to Yahoo that the late singer's version was the inspiration. "I thought that if I could marry the rich imagery and with the power and emotion of music, then I could really make something cool," he told the site.
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Chelsea Clinton Quits as NBC News Correspondent

August 30, 2014 02:44:51 GMT


Chelsea Clinton has exited NBC News where she served as special correspondent with the news division since December 2011. The 34-year-old mom-to-be announced the decision Friday, August 29, posting on her Facebook page, "To continue focusing on my work at the Clinton Foundation and as Marc and I look forward to welcoming our first child, I have decided to leave my position as a NBC Special Correspondent."

"It's been a privilege to be part of the NBC Family. I admire the work and dedication that their reporters, producers, crews, editors and studio teams deliver every day, particularly as I personally experienced through the stewardship of Brian Williams at Nightly News and Rock Center," she added. "While my role with NBC News may be coming to an end, I look forward to working with the NBC family well into the future."
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Police Are Called to Director Sam Taylor-Johnson's Home After Gun Was Spotted

August 30, 2014 02:32:13 GMT


Sam Taylor-Johnson's London home has been raided by police over a gun report. According to London Metropolitan Police, a passerby made a report that the gun could be seen from the window of the house which the "Fifty Shades of Grey" director shares with her husband, "Kick-Ass" star Aaron Johnson.

"Police were called at 23:40 hours on Thursday 28 by a member of the public reporting they had seen from the street what they thought was a firearm sitting on a desk by the window of property," the police said in a statement. "Local officers and officers from Metropolitan police attended. The owner was not home at the time, a key holder was contacted and let police in the property. It was confirmed the firearm was a deactivated M16 rifle. No arrests were made."
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Beyonce, Paris Hilton and More Pay Tribute to Michael Jackson on His Birthday

August 30, 2014 02:19:13 GMT


Michael Jackson would have celebrated his 56th birthday on Friday, August 29 if he were still alive. Celebrities took to social media sites to pay tribute to the late King of Pop, who passed away on June 25, 2009.

Beyonce Knowles posted on Instagram a black-and-white photo of young Michael wearing headphones, captioning it with, "We love you Michael." Meanwhile, Paris Hilton shared a throwback picture featuring her, her family and Michael.
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'Wild' and 'You're Not You' to Open and Close San Diego Film Festival

August 30, 2014 02:10:19 GMT


Reese Witherspoon's new drama "Wild" will take part at the 13th San Diego Film Festival as the opening film on September 24. Meanwhile, Hilary Swank's "You're Not You" will close the festival on September 27.

"Wild" had its premiere on Friday, August 29 at the 41st Telluride Film Festival. Witherspoon, co-star Laura Dern and director Jean-Marc Vallee attended the event with surprise guest Oprah Winfrey. However, it is yet clear whether Witherspoon will also attend the San Diego Film Festival.
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Video: Ariana Grande Performs Hits From 'My Everything' Album on 'Today' Show

August 30, 2014 02:02:26 GMT


Ariana Grande took over the "Today" show on Friday, August 29. Gracing the stage at the Rockefeller Plaza in New York, the singer performed some tracks from her newly-released album "My Everything".

Grande wrapped her figure in a silver crop-top, a matching skirt and a pair of matching stilettos. At her mini-concert, she gave the solo performances of "Problem" and "Break Free" which originally feature Iggy Azalea and Zedd, respectively.
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'Agent Carter' Adds Chad Michael Murray and Enver Gjokaj as Series Regulars

August 30, 2014 01:48:31 GMT


ABC's upcoming series "Marvel's Agent Carter" has recruited two new actors. Chad Michael Murray ("mA Cinderella "Fruitvale Station") and Enver Gjokaj ("Dollhouse") are added to the cast as series regulars, Marvel has announced.

Murray, who is best known for his portrayal of Lucas Scott on The CW's "One Tree Hill", is cast in the role of Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR) Agent Jack Thompson. Gjokaj, who played Victor on Joss Whedon's science fiction "Dollhouse", will portray Agent Daniel Sousa.
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5 Seconds of Summer's Calum Hood Reacts to Leaked Naked Video

August 30, 2014 01:45:38 GMT


Calum Hood, the bassist of Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer, apparently is not really concerned about a short clip of him flashing his private parts making its way out to public. According to TMZ, Hood sent his naked video to someone on Snapchat and that person reuploaded the clip on Vine. "CALUMS DICK I'M SCREAMING," read the caption.

Hood's face is not visible in the clip, but he admitted that it was him. The 18-year-old boybander tweeted on Thursday, August 28, "Least ya know what it looks like now," before adding, "I'm still just a teenage kid learning from mistakes :)."
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Jesse Eisenberg Describes Lex Luthor in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

August 30, 2014 01:25:11 GMT


The hype around "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" hardly includes Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor. The actor has a small detail about the movie villain, simply describing him as "a complicated, challenging person."

"There are some indications of how the character should behave based on the script, and then an actor makes it his or her own," Eisenberg tells Total Film Magazine. "I got to know one of the writers really well, Chris Terrio, and we were able to discuss things at length and figure out who this person is to create a real psychology behind what is, perhaps, in a comic book, a less than totally modern psychology. I can only say I've been asked to play an interesting role: a complicated, challenging person."
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David Beckham Leaves Unscathed After Falling Off His Motorcycle

August 29, 2014 23:38:15 GMT


David Beckham got involved in a motorcycle accident. According to a scoop from TMZ which also obtained pictures from the scene, the retired soccer player lost control of his motorcycle in the middle of Sunset Boulevard, but he fortunately walked away uninjured.

The accident happened when he was leaving the famous Shamrock Tattoo in West Hollywood Thursday, August 28. Wearing an all-black attire with white shoes, the husband of Victoria Adams fell off his bike, a custom-built Super Vintage 93" Knuckle, in the middle of the street.
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Kate Mara Split From Max Minghella

August 29, 2014 23:20:35 GMT


Kate Mara is back to single life. According to Us Weekly, the 31-year-old actress who plays Sue Storm or The Invisible Woman in "The Fantastic Four" reboot has broken up with "The Internship" actor Max Minghella after four years together.

"Max and Kate have broken up and gotten back together a few times over the course of their relationship, but this one looks like it's sticking," a source says. "The relationship just ran its course."
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Cee-Lo Green Gets Probation and Community Service After Pleading No Contest in Ecstasy Case

August 29, 2014 23:05:24 GMT


Cee-Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday, August 29 at Los Angeles County Superior Court to allegation that he drugged a woman with ecstasy. "I plead no contest where I maintain my innocence," said the former judge on "The Voice".

The 39-year-old musician whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway was slapped with felony drug charge stemming from a 2012 incident. He avoided jail time as Judge Mark Young sentenced him to three years of probation and 360 hours of community service. He was also ordered to avoid alcohol if his probation officer requests so.
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Daughter Says Joan Rivers Remains in Serious Condition

August 29, 2014 22:40:43 GMT


Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa Rivers issued a new statement regarding her condition as love, prayers, and get-well wishes were pouring in from fellow Hollywood stars. Thanking fans and friends for their support, she said to E! News the 81-year-old comedienne remained in serious condition.

"My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world. Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible. We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts as we pray for her recovery."
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Angelina Jolie Shows Off Wedding Ring After Secret Nuptials With Brad Pitt

August 29, 2014 22:17:32 GMT


Angelina Jolie was seen stepping out in Malta after her French wedding with Brad Pitt. She was in the country to check out the set of movie "By the Sea" which she directs and writes. She will also star in the flick with her new husband, marking their on-screen reunion after 2005's "Mr. and Mrs. Smith".

The newlywed was spotted on a sunny day stepping on a boat at the Mgarr Ix-Xini Bay to reach the filming location at the scenic spot. She wore an all-black ensemble with wide-brimmed hat and a new wedding band on her ring finger. Her daughters Vivienne, 6, and Shiloh, 8, were reportedly with her during the trip.
 
 
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