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  2. The odds are ever in "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/422817/moviemain.jhtml"]The Hunger Games[/url]'" favor as the photos from the movie get better and better. [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/liam.jpg"][img]http://moviesblog.mtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/liam.jpg[/img][/url] [url="http://hollywoodcrush.mtv.com/2011/08/11/new-hunger-games-still-liam-hemsworth/"]MTV's Hollywood Crush[/url] has a look at the latest image, which features [url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/person/1086152/personmain.jhtml"]Liam Hemsworth[/url]'s character Gale waiting at The Reaping to find out who from his district will be sent to that year's Hunger Games. Earlier this week, [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/09/hunger-games-sequel/"]new photos [/url]featuring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta also hit the web. Check out the rest of today's film news after the jump! [b]Original Stars Return To "The Bourne Legacy"[/b] [url="http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118041211?categoryid=13&cs=1&cmpid=RSS|News|FilmNews"][i]Variety[/i][/url] is reporting that "The Bourne Ultimatum" star [url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/person/24030/personmain.jhtml"]Scott Glenn[/url] will be returning for "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/382540/moviemain.jhtml"]The Bourne Legacy[/url]." He'll reprise his role as CIA director Ezra Kramer, likely chasing after the agent Jeremy Renner is playing. Shooting starts on the film any day now, and it is eying an August 2012 release date. [b]Discussions Continue For A "24" Movie[/b] Move over "Friday Night Lights," because there's a new TV-to-big-screen movie in town. "24" showrunner Howard Gordon said conversations surrounding bringing the thriller to the big screen are "definitely happening," [url="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/24-movie-an-institutional-desire-219427"][i]The Hollywood Reporter[/i][/url] learned at the TCAs. Gordon said that star Kiefer Sutherland and the rest of the creative team want to make the movie, but they're waiting for the right script for the project. [b]December 21, 2012 Gets Crowded[/b] Who do you prefer: Johnny Depp or Brad Pitt? Start thinking now, because you're going to have to make that decision come December 21, 2012. [url="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/box-office-smackdown-brad-pitts-220980"][i]The Hollywood Reporter[/i][/url] has learned that Pitt's "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/414395/moviemain.jhtml"]World War Z[/url]" will now be opening opposite Depp's "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/410437/moviemain.jhtml"]The Lone Ranger[/url]." Tobey Maguire's "The Life of Pi" is also opening on that crowded release date. [b]Dreamworks Bids Farewell To "Southpaw"[/b] [url="http://www.deadline.com/2011/08/eminem-antoine-fuqua-boxing-drama-southpaw-dropped-by-dreamworks-but-still-seeking-to-answer-bell/"]Deadline[/url] has learned that Dreamworks has decided to pass on the [url="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/eminem/artist.jhtml"]Eminem[/url]-led boxing drama "[url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1654192/eminem-play-boxer-8-mileinspired-southpaw.jhtml"]Southpaw[/url]." The movie was supposed to start filming in January, but Dreamworks has put it back out on the market. Deadline is guessing that another studio will snap it up soon since Eminem is attached and it comes ready to go with director Antoine Fuqua. This will be the first time Eminem has starred in a movie since 2002's "8 Mile." [i]Tell us your thoughts on today's Dailies in the comments section below or on [url="http://twitter.com/mtvmoviesblog"]Twitter[/url]![/i] [url=http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/hunger-games-liam-hemsworth-gale-photo/]View the full article[/url]
  3. Reuters - Bret Michaels has entered some choppy legal waters. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110811/music_nm/us_bretmichaels]View the full article[/url]
  4. Sleep RT @deseo_3: When your unemployed..What do u do besides look for jobs, drink, work out and watch tv?? (cont) http://tl.gd/cb4il8

  5. [url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1668826/glee-3d-concert-movie-preview.jhtml"][b]FROM MTV MOVIES:[/b][/url] Before we get to the nuts and bolts of "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/477045/moviemain.jhtml"]Glee: The 3D Concert Movie[/url]," it's worth noting that the cast of "Glee" may be the most hardworking group of actors in the business right now. They work almost year-round, filming and promoting the hit TV show and taking three months to go on tour. Now, a movie based on those live concerts is hitting theaters, just before the cast heads back to set to film the third season. [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/glee-the-3d-concert-movie-song/"][img]http://mtv.mtvnimages.com/uri/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:680088?height=288&width=512[/img][/url] For the Gleeks out there counting down the days until the movie opens on Friday, MTV News recently caught up with the cast to get the lowdown on the concert film. In the spirit of the musical nature of the show, the movie, and even our own "[url="http://www.mtv.com/videos/news/656938/glee-goes-to-new-york-city-in-the-second-season-finale.jhtml#id=1648442"]Glee-caps[/url]," we had the very talented and energetic actors give us a quick recap — in song — of what "Glee: The 3D Concert Movie" is all about. (Click the embedded video for the sonic version!) Lea Michele, Amber Riley, Chris Colfer, Jenna Ushkowitz, Cory Monteith, Dianna Agron, Naya Rivera, Mark Salling, Ashley Fink, Darren Criss, Heather Morris, Kevin McHale and Harry Shum, Jr. were all game. (Hint: It's a movie version of the "Glee" castmates' live concerts, with a few fan testimonials thrown in for warm, fuzzy good measure.) [url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1668826/glee-3d-concert-movie-preview.jhtml"][b]Read the full story at MTV Movies![/b][/url] [url=http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/glee-the-3d-concert-movie-song/]View the full article[/url]
  6. Add rapper Nas to the long list of MCs set to guest star on Dr. Dre's much anticipated Detox album. Escobar recently paid a visit to BET's 106 & Park show to hype his "Nasty" single when he confirmed that he laid a few bars for the West Coast king. During Nas' chat with BET host Rocsi he also touched on fallen star Amy Winehouse. "She was a genuine person," said Nas. "She was like, real. When you talked to her, she was real. She was struggling with a lot of things in her life, but she was a real artist. She was like a sister to me, like a little sister. We had the same birthday so she just had this big, big spirit for this little body. You know what I mean? I wish she was here today, man. God bless her soul." [url=http://rapfix.mtv.com/2011/08/11/nas-records-with-dr-dre-for-detox-album-talks-amy-winehouse/]View the full article[/url]
  7. msnbc.com Movie Review: Final Destination 5 Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies in the End E! Online Review in a Hurry: Critics of the Final Destination sequels may say they appeal only to sick, twisted individuals who like to laugh at onscreen misfortune...and they'd be absolutely right. Hard to believe that the first movie aimed at being a genuinely ... Box Office Report: 'Apes' Still Rules; 'The Help' Bows Strong; 'Glee' Off to ...Hollywood Reporter Death Will Not Be CheatedNew York Times Killed by pasta: Best 'Final Destination' deathsmsnbc.com Movieline -So Hood -New York Magazine all 89 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNG5ExIwlKcJw4YevCtj0fNsl83osg&url=http://www.eonline.com/news/movie_reviews/movie_review_final_destination_5/257609]View the full article[/url]
  8. Oh, Peter Bishop! What will the world be like without you in it! Well, "[url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/tag/fringe"]Fringe[/url]" fans will certainly get a taste of it when the show kicks off its new season on September 23. But [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/tag/joshua-jackson"]Joshua Jackson[/url] is hoping that his character's season-ending disappearing act doesn't last too long, or he might be out of a job. [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/fringe-joshua-jackson/"][img]http://mtv.mtvnimages.com/uri/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:681168?height=288&width=512[/img][/url] "Right now we have this massive, cool cliffhanger," he recalled to MTV News at Comic-Con. "At the end of the season is that this character, my character, not only dies [but] like when we want to 'X' somebody out on 'Fringe,' you’ve got to erase them from all of time. [So he] not only dies, he had never existed." Ok, so what does that mean for the show's still-too-long-away season premiere? "So the beginning of this season is showing the world without him," he teased. "And also showing all the characters, but how they would be if their lives have never interacted. It’s the world that we know as 'Fringe,' but there's something slightly tweaked about everybody and then eventually, I'm hoping, they’ll fold me back into it." Wait, Josh, are you trying to tell us there's a chance you might not come back? "They haven’t not paid me yet and generally that’s how you find out you're fired is when the checks stop coming in or on twitter these days," he joked. But, the bottom line, he noted, is that for a time being, at least, Peter just won't be anywhere in sight. "You will see not much of me," he said. "It will be much more about the world without me than it will be about the world with me. The idea is to tell the story of what life is like without the guy, so I may or may not be there in a certain sense, but that is not what the thrust of the story will be." [i]Tell us what you think in the comments section and on [url="http://twitter.com/mtvmoviesblog/"]Twitter[/url]![/i] [url=http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/fringe-joshua-jackson/]View the full article[/url]
  9. msnbc.com Movie review: 'Final Destination 5' Los Angeles Times Yeah, you know where this one is heading — it's a really bad bus trip for all the pretty ones on this deadly ride. Oh, horrors! Emma Bell, left, Nicholas D'Agosto and Miles Fisher in "Final Destination 5." (Doane Gregory / Warner Bros. ... "Final Destination 5" a hoot for the strong of stomachReuters Movie review: Final Destination full of stomach-turning funVancouver Sun 'Final Destination 5': Cheating death, but killed by dialogueThe Seattle Times Cinema Blend -First Showing -San Francisco Chronicle all 171 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNF4nJs9sNJTOWzcq_CHWKfTIRt_sg&url=http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-final-destination-20110812,0,5806407.story]View the full article[/url]
  10. Reuters - Grand Ole Opry star Billy Grammer, best known for his 1959 hit "Gotta Travel On", has died at the age of 85. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110811/music_nm/us_billygrammer]View the full article[/url]
  11. AP - Christina Aguilera is lending her voice to a Michael Jackson tribute concert planned for October in Wales. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110811/ap_en_mu/us_jackson_tribute_concert]View the full article[/url]
  12. NEWS.com.au Sesame Street Bert & Ernie AREN'T GAY!!! TMZ.com Sesame Street has finally responded to age-old rumors that Bert and Ernie are gay -- claiming the infamous room-sharing man-puppet odd couple are JUST FRIENDS ... and have no sexual orientation whatsoever. A petition emerged online this week, ... Bert and Ernie: Just friends, not gay, will not marryLos Angeles Times Sesame Street Shoots Down Bert and Ernie Wedding: Puppets Are Just Friends, No ...E! Online Video: Should Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie get married?Detroit Free Press The New American -The Atlantic Wire -Ology all 220 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNF2BDjqVtImGuufHj4hd9qdekt37g&url=http://www.tmz.com/2011/08/11/sesame-street-bert-and-ernie-arent-gay-puppets-statement-sesame-street-workshop-facebook-rumors-marriage-online-petition/]View the full article[/url]
  13. AP - Actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove has broken her ankle in a tour bus accident in southern Illinois. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110811/ap_en_mu/us_people_miranda_cosgrove]View the full article[/url]
  14. [i]by Sterling Wong[/i] The buzz for December’s much anticipated "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/456914/moviemain.jhtml"]The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo[/url]” film adaptation is slowly but surely building. First came the kickass teaser trailer released at the beginning of summer with its memorable tagline, “The Feel Bad Movie of Christmas”. [img]http://moviesblog.mtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/dragontattoo.jpg[/img] And today, via [url="http://dragontattoo.com/"]the film’s official website[/url], comes character profiles for 18 characters, including, of course, ones for [url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/person/13830/personmain.jhtml"]Daniel Craig’s Mikael Blomkvist[/url] and [url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/person/1068429/personmain.jhtml"]Rooney Mara’s Lisbeth Salander[/url]. We also get a sneak preview of Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s score for the film. Lisbeth, according to her profile, is “pale and anorexic-looking and all but mute [and] she radiates hostility.” But “her eyes, all but lost in heavy black make-up, hint at the hurt and vulnerability inside.” Craig’s Bomkvist, meanwhile, is “just a financial reporter who works hard” and is “unprepared for what actually awaits him.” While browsing the character bios on the site, make sure you don’t have your speakers on mute, because on autoplay is a sampling of Reznor and Ross’s film score. Reznor and Ross last collaborated with “Dragon Tattoo” director David Fincher on the brilliant score of last fall’s “The Social Network,” so expectations are high for this project, and the duo doesn’t disappoint. The seven-minute long sample track, played on a loop as you browse the site, is minimal and evocative, and pretty darn eerie-sounding. In other words, perfect for what should be a dark, unsettling thriller. And we know from the teaser trailer that Reznor and Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O worked on an impossibly cool cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” for the movie. So if we go by what we’ve heard so far and seen so far, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” looks like it will more than live up to the hype. Can Christmas come already? [i]Tell us what you think in the comments section and on [url="http://twitter.com/mtvmoviesblog/"]Twitter[/url]![/i] [url=http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/girl-with-the-dragon-tattoo-bios-trent-reznor/]View the full article[/url]
  15. Reuters UK Gavin DeGraw Vows Prompt Return to Tour The Hollywood Gossip After a bizarre and violent incident that saw Gavin DeGraw attacked on the street, the singer is still recovering from serious injuries in a New York hospital. Despite a concussion, broken nose and other injuries to his face and body, he insists he ... Singer Gavin DeGraw Cancels More ShowsDeadbolt Gavin DeGraw cancels more concertsCBS News Gavin DeGraw Cancels Tour Dates To RecoverMTV.com OK! Magazine -PerezHilton.com -The Associated Press all 272 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHQ-suA4_XPeEa4TtHzaRlxjcX50Q&url=http://www.thehollywoodgossip.com/2011/08/gavin-degraw-vows-prompt-return-to-tour/]View the full article[/url]
  16. Young Money starlet Nicki Minaj continues to have a banner year with movie roles, sellout tours and a hit album in Pink Friday. Yesterday (August 10), Billboard announced that Minaj has the biggest selling solo single from a female rapper in almost a decade. The single “Super Bass” has made quite the leap on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts, making it the highest charting solo hit for a female rapper since Missy Elliot and her “Work It” single which hit the No. 2 slot in 2002. Nicki Minaj’s debut album Pink Friday has helped to keep the Cash Money brand name prominent along with Young Money boss Lil Wayne and fellow label mate Drake. Cash Money co-founder and fellow CEO Ronald “Slim” Williams appears to be satisfied with Nicki’s success and gave the rap star some well-deserved praise. “Nicki isn't like any other female rapper,” says "Slim" Williams, “We knew she had the goods when Lil Wayne signed her. She's not a female rapper -- she's a pop star who happens to rap.” Slim’s claim certainly holds weights when considering the company Niciki Minaj is in now. Lauryn Hill, Da Brat, M.I.A., Lil Mama all have hit the top 10 with Hill’s “Doo Wop” the crowning champ of them all as the highest selling rap single from a female of all time. Pink Friday continues to move units as Nielsen Soundscan reports that Nicki’s album passed the 1.5 million mark last week. The album didn’t rush out the gate but with “Super Bass” showing incredible staying power and her upcoming movie project, Nicki Minaj and her momentum is apparently picking up speed. What are your thoughts on Nicki Minaj and her new rap record? Are you happy for her? Tweet to us at @MTVRapFix or leave us a comment below. [url=http://rapfix.mtv.com/2011/08/11/nicki-minaj-shatters-female-rap-record-with-super-bass/]View the full article[/url]
  17. Reuters - Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green and Motown veteran Smokey Robinson will perform at a Michael Jackson tribute concert in Britain in October, organizers announced on Thursday. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110811/music_nm/us_michaeljackson]View the full article[/url]
  18. ABC News Miranda Cosgrove Injured In Bus Accident MTV.com "iCarly" star Miranda Cosgrove was injured in a bus accident early on Thursday (August 11), her rep confirmed to MTV News. The 18-year-old actress/singer, who is currently on her summer tour, was not seriously injured but ... Miranda Cosgrove Breaks Ankle, Ankles Tour After Scary Bus CrashE! Online Actress Miranda Cosgrove breaks ankle in Illinois bus accident, postpones tourWashington Post Miranda Cosgrove Breaks Ankle in Tour Bus AccidentPeople Magazine CNN International -Chicago Tribune -CBS News all 145 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNGzIqMul1ymAquo3j5f9ZegPZBjBQ&url=http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1668878/miranda-cosgrove-bus-accident.jhtml]View the full article[/url]
  19. AP - The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110811/ap_en_mu/us_top20_concert_tours]View the full article[/url]
  20. NOLA.com Fang-tastic! HBO Renews True Blood for a Fifth Season E! Online HBO announced today that True Blood has officially been picked up for a fifth season. In other related news that no one is shocked over, Ryan Kwanten is attractive... Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, says in a statement: "I am thrilled ... HBO Renews 'True Blood' for Fifth Season, Due Next SummerReuters HBO renews 'True Blood' for fifth seasonEntertainment Weekly HBO Renews 'True Blood' for Season 5Hollywood Reporter HitFix -411mania.com -Crave Online all 29 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNGdmLSg1RRKEu3XvwM2HWrTNtXFcw&url=http://www.eonline.com/news/watch_with_kristin/fang-tastic_hbo_renews_true_blood_fifth/257516]View the full article[/url]
  21. [url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1668835/the-help-emma-stone-reviews.jhtml"][b]FROM MTV MOVIES:[/b][/url] "It feels kind of scary saying this because that means it's only downhill, but it's been the best year of my life," [url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1653058/emma-stone-actress-were-most-thankful-2010.jhtml"]Emma Stone told MTV News[/url] late last year as we honored her as the actress we were most thankful for in 2010. The past eight months, however, have hardly been downhill, and Stone might soon have to rework her conception of a superlative year. The year 2011 has seen Stone, among other things, [url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1654252/emma-stone-golden-globe-nomination-made-her-year-truly-bizarre.jhtml"]nominated for her first Golden Globe[/url], film her [url="http://splashpage.mtv.com/2011/07/19/amazing-spider-man-emma-stone-gwen-stacy-2/"]lead role in "The Amazing Spider-Man"[/url] and win advance plaudits for a dramatic, yet at times comedic, turn in "[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/461429/moviemain.jhtml"]The Help[/url]," which hit theaters Wednesday (August 10). [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/the-help-review-emma-stone/"][img]http://mtv.mtvnimages.com/uri/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:659757?height=288&width=512[/img][/url] In a summer filled with wizards and robots and all manner of nasty alien invaders, some critics are pointing to "The Help" as perhaps the finest drama of the season, highlighting not only Stone's performance, but that of Viola Davis, who could well be part of the upcoming awards-season hubbub. Other reviewers, though, haven't been as kind, citing a jumbled story structure and an overall maudlin tone that distracts from the weighty themes of the film. Read on for those critiques and more: [b]The Story[/b] "What the film lacks is a strong point of view. The story is all over the place on that front, bouncing from one perspective to another. ... Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone) has just graduated from college in Mississippi in the 1960s and returned home. The town is divided, Black and White, and nowhere is this more evident than in Skeeter's social circle, young women married as soon as possible, raising children — or, more accurately, having their children raised by the Black women who work for them. ... Skeeter wants to be a serious writer, and a New York editor (Mary Steenburgen) needs something to judge her on. So Skeeter, having gotten a job at the local newspaper writing a housecleaning column, asks Clark for help with tips. But what she really wants is to know how the 'help' is treated, about the world from their perspective, for a book." — Bill Goodykoontz, [i][url="http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/movies/articles/2011/08/08/20110808help-movie-review-goodykoontz.html"]The Arizona Republic[/url][/i] [url="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1668835/the-help-emma-stone-reviews.jhtml"][b]Read the full story at MTV Movies![/b][/url] [url=http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/the-help-review-emma-stone/]View the full article[/url]
  22. Another edition of “RapFix Live” is in the bag and “the cornerstone of Hip Hop” continues to make its mark as one of the best live rap talk shows around. On Wednesday (August 10), the couches of “RapFix Live” were graced with the presence of Detroit rhyme slinger Royce Da 5’9 along with an in-depth interview conducted by host Sway with the Ferrari Boyz Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame. Nickel Nine is basking in newfound success as a recent signee to Shady Records and a hit EP alongside his longtime friend and label head Eminem. On “RapFix Live,” Sway has imparted a tradition that any artist who visits the set has to end the show off with a freestyle. Last week on the show, Game unleashed a few bars as has Beanie Sigel, Yelawolf, Cali Swag District and a host of others previously. As one of the most respect rappers in the game, Royce defied Sway by not dropping the freestyle for quite a unique reason. “This is the segment I have to explain why I’m not rapping,” said a joking yet semi-serious Royce. “Since we’re living in the Internet era, the technological era, there used to be a point in time where I could kick a verse and I could go do tons of radio stations and kick the same verse. Since the Internet is accessible as it is, as soon as I kick a verse the verse is dead.” Royce continued to explain further why he holds his verses for himself now. “I can’t go do it again because then I get attacked for recycling lines,” said Royce. “Since I haven’t been in the studio and I’ve been on the road so much, the only verses that I have memorized right now are verses off the Slaughterhouse album. I don’t want to say it because I’d give it away and then have to go rewrite that verse for the album.” Royce did finalize his point by saying if he had rhymes loaded up to share, he would have dropped one for the fans checking out the show. However, Sway playfully warned future guests that the excuse Royce provided will no longer suffice. A big salute to Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame and Royce Da 5’9. What did you think of Royce Da 5’9 and his “no freestyle” policy? Tweet to us at @MTVRapFix or leave us a comment below. [url=http://rapfix.mtv.com/2011/08/11/royce-da-5-9-explains-no-freestyle-rapfixlive/]View the full article[/url]
  23. msnbc.com 'Barefoot Bandit' Will Use $1.3M Movie Deal to Pay Back Victims TIME AP Photo/Island County Sheriff's Office via The Herald, File He stole bicycles, cars, boats, aircraft and committed some 100 thefts—several while reportedly barefoot—and now he's snatched an estimated $1.3 million movie deal with 20th Century Fox. ... Barefoot Bandit's Big Movie DealABC News 'Barefoot Bandit' steps into a movie deal: ReportsVancouver Sun Barefoot Bandit Signs $1.3 Movie Deal With 20th Century FoxHollywood Reporter KBOI-TV -UPI.com -Islands Weekly all 244 news articles » [url=http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNEMNA53EGySCbY7oL6wbCOv_i8vbg&url=http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/08/11/barefoot-bandit-will-use-1-3m-movie-deal-to-pay-back-victims/]View the full article[/url]
  24. AP - Singer Gavin DeGraw has canceled several more concerts so he can recover from injuries suffered in a street attack, but plans to be back performing by Aug. 24. [url=http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/music/*http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110811/ap_en_mu/us_people_degraw]View the full article[/url]
  25. [img]http://moviesblog.mtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/thestand.jpg[/img]"[url="http://www.mtv.com/movies/movie/383853/moviemain.jhtml"]Harry Potter[/url]" meets [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/02/04/stephen-king-the-stand/"]Stephen King[/url]? Perhaps not the likeliest combination, but it's one we're about to see all the same. David Yates, director of the final four "Potter" films, and writer Steve Kloves, who adapted all but one of Jo Rowling's magical novels for the big screen, are reportedly reteaming with Warner Bros. for [url="http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/02/01/the-stand-adaptation-inspires-a-look-back-at-stephen-king-horror/"]a multi-movie version of "The Stand,"[/url] the epic post-apocalypse novel that many consider King's finest work, [url="http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/motion-captured/posts/exclusive-potter-masterminds-steve-kloves-and-david-yates-reunite-for-the-stand"]HitFix[/url] reports. "The Stand," for those who haven't read the book or seen the '90s era miniseries, tells the story of a group of men and women who survive a superflu outbreak that claims the lives of 99.4% of the world's human population. The reader follows an eclectic cast of characters that includes the mild-mannered Stuart Redman, mom-to-be Frannie Goldsmith, the ever resourceful mute Nick Andros, burned out rocker Larry Underwood, and the wicked Randall Flagg, also called The Walkin' Dude. It's an epic story to be sure, and depending on your tastes, it has yet to be adapted to its fullest potential. Having said that, I've got questions: just exactly how many movies are we talking about here? I can't see "The Stand" stretching for more than three, based on the story's length, content and meandering pace, which is much better suited for a two-parter. And how about casting? Are we looking at unknowns? Rising stars? Complete A-listers? Some combination? The biggest question of all: are Yates and Kloves right for the material? There's no question that they pulled off some serious moviemaking wizardry with the "Potter" franchise, so when it comes to adapting difficult material, they've proved their weight and then some. But "The Stand" is a very different beast from "Potter." Both tales have their moments of brutality, but King's story is hard-R stuff. I'll echo what Drew at HitFix wrote about the developing movie's rating: "'The Stand,' as originally written, was dark and powerful and disturbing, and if you're not going to go further than television has allowed in the past, there seems little reason to revisit the material." In other words, "The Stand" has to go for the R. Any other rating would feel cheap. Oh, and one last thing — and this is a bit of a [b]spoiler[/b] for another King yarn — but with WB snatching up "The Stand" and "Dark Tower" currently on the market, does this bring Roland Deschain one step closer to Warner's doorstep? Because if we can get the same guy playing Randall Flagg across the two franchises, that would be incredibly awesome. [i]Tell us what you think in the comments section and on [url="http://twitter.com/mtvmoviesblog/"]Twitter[/url]![/i] [url=http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/08/11/harry-potter-duo-takes-the-stand/]View the full article[/url]
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