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K-Fed in Talks to Be a DJ

July 19, 2007 02:40:46 GMT


From back up dancer to the husband of a pop superstar. Then gave hand at rapping, but failed Kevin Federline is now keen to be a disc jockey, DJ. Will he make it?

While his ex-wife Britney Spears is in the headlines with her major trust issues, including her comeback album and her feud with momma Lynne just to name a few, K-Fed is taking meetings with radio stations like KIIS FM to be a DJ.
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Queen Latifah "Trav'lin' Light" for Her New Album

July 18, 2007 09:34:40 GMT


Engaging in musical flick "Hairspray" and opening a burger joint restaurant, Queen Latifah doesn't forget her root as a singer with the release of a new album. The rapper is launching her second album under Verve titled "Trav'lin' Light".

Still on the heels of "The Dana Owens Album" that sports jazz vibe, rapper-turned singer Latifah will cover songs associated with Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughn, Mary Wells, Roberta Flack, Phoebe Snow and Etta James among others.
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Best and Worst Films Listed in Rotten Tomatoes' 2007 "Mid-Year Report"

July 18, 2007 09:20:45 GMT

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Six months of 2007 have already passed and it's time for Rotten Tomatoes, Fox Interactive Media's destination for both casual moviegoers and film aficionados, to roll out its "Mid-Year Report" which lists the best- and worst-reviewed movies thus far this year.

Encompasses a wide range of movies, from blockbusters to micro-budgeted independent films, the report puts Disney/Pixar's latest animated feature "Ratatouille" on the top spot of the best one, being 96 percent 'certified fresh' on rottentomatoes.com.
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Seether Ready to Release 3rd Major Album

July 18, 2007 08:59:04 GMT


Post-grunge outfit Seether is making their return with a new album that will befall October 23. The South African based band will release "Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces", their first album in two years.

Frontman Shaun Morgan hinted that this piece would promise more variable sound although not much a departure from 2005's "Karma and Effect". Morgan said, "You won't pick this album up and hear German polka music. I think the point was to try and explore the poppier side of the band. Having said that, we explored the heavier side of the band too. It's an album of extremes, or oxymorons, in a way."
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"Here" Lies George Lopez


July 18, 2007 08:55:36 GMT


Looks like the road is not that rocky for George Lopez to walk on. Despite the cancellation of his eponymous TV series, the funnyman has delightfully signed on to star in drama comedy "Henry Poole Is Here", constructing a really busy schedule as he has also been cast in "Swing Vote" and "South of the Border."

Consisting starry cast of Luke Wilson, Adriana Barraza, Cheryl Hines, and Radha Mitchell, pic focuses on a man, played by Wilson, who learns that he only has six weeks to live. Wanting to spend his remaining days in seclusion, he then leaves his job, fiancee, and overbearing mother to settle in a suburbia to only discover that his plan to live out his days in quiet desperation gets disrupted, thanks to his quirky neighbors.
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NFL PLayer Michael Vick Indicted in Dogfighting Probe

July 18, 2007 08:29:35 GMT


Football quarterback for the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons franchise, Michael Vick, was indicted Tuesday July 17th by a federal grand jury on charges related to illegal dogfighting. Vick and three other men; Purnell Peace, Quanis Phillips, and Tony Taylor, were all charged with competitive dogfighting, procuring and training pit bulls for fighting and conducting the enterprise across state lines.

The indictment alleged that Vick and the threesome began a dogfighting operation, named "Bad Newz Kennels," in early 2001 in which dogs fought to the death, or close. They had the dogs housed trained and fought at a Surry County, Va., property owned by Vick. Losing dogs were sometimes killed by electrocution, drowning, hanging or gunshots.
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Spencer Breslin Is "Harold"


July 18, 2007 08:07:51 GMT


Going well in working on his path in Hollywood's film industry, young star Spencer Breslin has been cast to play the titular character in edgy teen comedy "Harold" opposite the already-announced Cuba Gooding Jr., The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

A joint production of City Lights Pictures and M.E.G.A. Films, the flick follows Breslin's character as he tries to adapt to a new high school he is sent to. Filming starts this month in New York under the direction of T. Sean Shannon with Gooding Jr. to portray the school's janitor who befriends the teased student.
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Franz Ferdinand Leading a "Synth" Album

July 18, 2007 07:34:28 GMT


Franz Ferdinand will move to a new direction for their upcoming album. The Scottish rock act have been putting "synth-led" materials as a demo within their raw album work.

Drummer Paul Thomson said, "Synth-led, we've gone crazy buying old synths... We played Nashville recently and all the synths short circuited in the heat, we had to play a greatest hits set instead. But everybody was still smiling."
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The 2007 TIFF's Movie List Growing

July 18, 2007 07:32:20 GMT


Continue to expand the lineup of movies to be presented at the 32nd annual Toronto International Film Festival, the event's organizers have unveiled on Tuesday, July 17 other handfuls of film titles submitted into the list.

Previously considered to be included for the event, "Eastern Promises", "L'Age des tenebres" ("The Age of Ignorance"), and "Silk" finally are positive to join the lineup, the former two receiving Gala screenings alongside Jeremy Podeswa's "Fugitive Pieces" while the latter one being put into Special Presentation slot.
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P. Diddy's Split from Kim Porter May Cost Him Million of Dollars in Child Support

July 18, 2007 07:15:30 GMT


P. Diddy is facing financial problem, literally. The hip hop mogul is reported to be facing a $1.2 million childcare bill. His recent split from longterm girlfriend Kim Porter, according to celebrity divorce lawyer Raoul Felder, may cost him such amount per year in child support payment.

Diddy already giving a $30,000 child support a month to Misa Hylton-Brim who is the mother of his son Justin Combs. And "there is no reason that Ms. Porter shouldn't be able to get close to 100,000 dollars or more per month in child support," New York Post quoted Raoul as saying.
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James Blunt's Debut Album Smashes Century Record

July 18, 2007 07:04:45 GMT


James Blunt's debut album "Back to Bedlam" has just passed Dido's "No Angel" to be the best selling U.K. album in the 21st Century. The CD has sold 3,020,490 copies, four thousand copies more than Dido's 1999 album sale.

As money keeps pouring in, James has been struck with a legal case following the multi-selling album's royalties. Producer Lukas Burton claimed that he has the right to the royalties after he penned six songs within the album. James is now suing back Burton by providing testimony that he was indeed the sole writer.
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Ron Howard Finally Has "Children"

July 18, 2007 06:57:24 GMT


Realizing his intention to make "The Emperor's Children" his new directing stint, renowned filmmaker Ron Howard has finally laid his hands on the project which Universal Pictures has been developing since January, Variety has confirmed.

In carrying out the task, Howard thereby will work it on from the script penned by Oscar-nominated scribe Noah Baumbach, widely known for his writing effort in 2005's "The Squid and the Whale." "The Da Vinci Code" helmer, in the meantime, is also poised to handle producing matters alongside Imagine Entertainment's topper Brian Grazer.
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James Blunt's "Beautiful" Piano Fetched 1,200 at Auction

July 18, 2007 06:40:31 GMT


James Blunt is in the headlines again. Not for his music nor for selling her sister on eBay. The singer has just had the piano he used to compose his hit "You're Beautiful" sold for a whopping 1,200 at an auction at London house Bonhams.

The music instrument, put on sale at the auction by buyers of the singer's Fulham flat where he previously lived with his sister, was sold to an unnamed bidder who wants to give it to his six-year-old daughter, who is said to be a big Blunt fan and is also learning to play the piano.
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AC/DC Begins Materializing New Album

July 18, 2007 06:30:49 GMT


Australia's very own heavy metal band AC/DC is confirmed having their highly-anticipated album under way. The band whose latest effort was 2000's "Stiff Upper Lip" has begun crystallizing their materials into a record which will be followed by a tour.

"Malcom and Angus (Young) are in the studio," frontman Brian Johnson said at New Jersey's Classic Rock Cares gig. "There's an album in the works, and a tour, too, I think. The boys are working on something special. They don't want to do just another album."
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Dave Chappelle Is Exhausted and Dry

July 18, 2007 06:20:20 GMT


Dave Chappelle was en-route to the hospital over the weekend. The famous comedian was hospitalized in a San Francisco emergency room Saturday July 14th and was released a few hours later, his publicist has confirmed.

Exhaustion and dehydration cited as the reasons for the hospitalization. No other details have been released but his publicist makes sure that Chappelle is fine, saying "It was exhaustion; he had been traveling. He's fine."
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