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Kate Beckinsale could be set to star in ‘Total Recall’ after she was offered a role. The ‘Van Helsing’ actress reportedly beat competition from Eva Mendes, Eva Green, Rosario Dawson and Paula Patton to be given the chance to play Lori in the movie, which will be directed by Kate’s husband Len Wiseman and is set to feature Colin Farrell as lead character Douglas Quaid. Jessica Biel is also reported to have won the part of Melina in the movie, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as Douglas in the 1990 original
Rihanna has made chart history with her Britney Spears ‘S&M’ remix. The ‘Umbrella’ singer – who is set to team up with Beyonce for a track on the ‘Single Ladies’ crooner’s forthcoming album – has achieved her 10th number one hit in the US after she topped the Billboard Hot 100 charts with the rehashed song. Quite remarkably the Bajan beauty now holds the record for the shortest time between an artist’s first and 10th single, outdoing previous record-holder Mariah Carey
Denzel Washington is in demand by producers of ‘Flight’. It is no surprise the ‘American Gangster’ star has reportedly been lined up to be in yet another thriller movie – which is set to be directed by Robert Zemeckis – to play the part of a pilot who rescues his passengers when the engine fails in a plane he’s flying. But next up for the ‘Training Day’ film star is ‘Safe House’ – which features ‘Green Lantern’ actor Ryan Reynolds and is directed by David Guggenheim – where he plays a prisoner on the run in South America after his safe house is attacked.
A thick smoke engulfed the Ogden Theatre Tuesday night as Cypress Hill made their way onto the stage; not from smoke machines behind the scenes, but rather from the crowd of seven hundred bobbing heads as the rap group began their fourth 4/20 concert at the venue in Denver, CO.
Lindsay Lohan has signed a deal to be in ‘Gotti: Three Generations’ and ‘Mob Street’. The ‘Mean Girls’ actress – who will star alongside John Travolta in ‘Gotti: Three Generations’ – has agreed a two-year contract to be in the two movies, which will hopefully see her forget all her recent troubles and get back to being an actress. She said: “I’m really excited to be back on set and clear up all the misinterpretations about me and show this is what I love to do.” The film tells the story of the life of New York gangster John Gotti – who is played by Travolta – and Lindsay is set to act the part of his daughter Victoria Gotti, with Joe Pesci playing one of John’s Mafia deputies
James Franco has signed up to act in and produce ‘The Stare’. As well as the ‘Your Highness’ star, keep your eyes peeled for ‘Black Swan’ actress Winona Ryder in the movie – which will begin shooting on May 6 in New York – as she is set to play a playwright who is suffering from mental problems and tries to start a new production, which stars James’ character.
Paula Patton loved doing all her own ‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ stunts. The ‘Precious’ actress – who plays a young IMF operative in the movie, which stars Tom Cruise – said it was an “amazing experience” being able to perform spectacular scenes after giving birth to a baby boy in April last year. That’s quite a difference from being pregnant! She told Cinemablend.com: “‘Mission: Impossible’ came as a surprise
Another day and another celebrity steps up to prove they’re an animal lover/champion of animal rights. ‘Tik Tok’ singer Kesha is fronting a new anti-seal hunting campaign for (who else?) PETA. The pop star has agreed to feature in a new advert with a baby seal in a bid to highlight the annual slaughter of seal pups less than a month old in Canada.
In a very revealing interview with Howard Stern Courteney Cox has revealed one of the problems in her marriage to David Arquette was that he is sex mad. The ‘Scream 4’ star seems to also have her estranged husband’s love of over-sharing and in a joint interview with her spouse she told the shock and his listeners that David is obsessed with lovemaking. Referring to the actor’s admission that he hit on her during their vacation to Disney World with their daughter Coco, six, she said: “It was early in the morning
Taylor Lautner has confessed he has very mixed emotions about the imminent end of shooting on the ‘Twilight: Saga’. The hunky actor – who plays werewolf Jacob Black alongside Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the vampire movie series – is preparing to film his final scenes, and while he is looking forward to new challenges he is sad about saying goodbye to his castmates and the whole experience. He said: “We have a couple more days and it’s over – it’s a crazy thought
Scarlett Johansson has reportedly moved in with Sean Penn. The ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ actress – who was previously in a relationship with Ryan Reynolds – is believed to have moved into ‘Milk’ actor Sean’s $3.8 million Malibu home, which surely beats staying in a west Hollywood hotel. A source told Us Weekly magazine that Scarlett “has essentially moved in over the last few weeks”, adding the pair “stay at home whenever they can”
Snoop Dogg, Nelly and Busta Rhymes have splashed out on a shopping spree. The ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ rapper spent some serious dollar on the Gold Coast in Australia – where he is promoting his forthcoming album Doggumentary, which is released on April 18 – along with fellow music stars Nelly, Busta Rhymes, Game and Bow Wow. The police had to shutdown a whole street as Snoop and his pals went for some retail therapy, although the ‘Sensual Seduction’ rapper revealed he didn’t have to dip into his own funds when he was asked about spending AUD$25,000.
Amanda Seyfried says breaking up with someone makes it feel like “they’ve died”. The ‘Dear John’ actress – who has recently been romantically linked with ‘Cruel Intentions’ actor Ryan Phillippe – said time is the greatest healer following a split, and she’s not wrong there.