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Nearly 14 years after starring in the sci-flick Contact as a scientist/astronomer working for SETI (The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute), Jodie Foster might be closer to aliens than we all thought.
Foster is among thousands who raised $200,000 to re-open the Allen Telescope Array (ATA), which are 42 radio dishes at the Hat Creek Radio Observatory ( 290 miles northeast of San Francisco, California). The telescopes search space for potential extraterrestrial life and SETI operates them telescopes 24 hours per day.
They were initially shut down as SETI lost their publicMore >
In a slick move that should upset the ‘Two and Half Men’ team, Comedy Central have chosen ‘Family Guy’ creator, Seth MacFarlane as the host of their forthcoming roast of Charlie Sheen.
“I’m very excited to work with Comedy Central again on the roast,” says Seth. “Charlie is a true icon with a talent that is strong, pure and concentrated into small crystals which can be smoked or eaten.”
And the boss of Comedy Central’s programming division is a big fan of both Seth and his nomination to run the event;More >
When Lady Gaga guested on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ last month she was reduced to tears by one contestant’s performance. Now Katie Holmes wants to be on the show and try it herself.
The 32-year old actress, who found fame as Joey Potter in Dawson’s Creek has signed to join Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy on the show’s judging panel, and ‘High School Musical’ choreographer Kenny Ortega will make a guest appearance.
This will be Katie’s first time as aMore >
Boasting such stars as Liam Neeson, Anne Hathaway and Marion Cotillard, plus Christian Bale in the suit, ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Rises’ is among the most anticipated films in years, and new video footage from Saturday’s shoot at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Heinz Field is further proof why.
The 65,000-seat stadium was dressed up to serve as the base of the Gotham Rogues team and Steelers fans working as extras wore supporters gear for the fictional team. Even Ben Roethlisberger was enthused by his chance to try acting;
“From what I’ve heard, it’s going to be like a pre-game, warm-up typeMore >
Rumors of a break-up grew stronger last night when Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez arrived separately at the Teen Choice Awards. But they were soon seated together and kissing, proving such rumors to be wholly untrue.
The 19-year old ‘Monte Carlo’ star stunned fans in a strapless ivory dress and posed with her band, The Scene as well as with fellow Disney star Demi Lovato. Justin meanwhile chose a leather waistcoat and sporty bow tie and was spied posing with Tyra Banks before being seated with Gomez.
And the night proved worthy of the effort shown in their wardrobe: Selena won five awards –More >
When Victoria Beckham gave the world its first look at new baby, Harper Seven she said the new arrival was ‘daddy’s girl.’ And today a new photo has arrived which seems to prove David Beckham truly is Harper’s #1 guy
“I took this beautiful picture and wanted to share it with you,” Victoria tweeted. ”Baby Harper cuddling Daddy!”
Harper is just four weeks old but she’s clearly quite skilled at posing for the camera, and the new arrival seems to have inherited her Mother’s finely-chiseled looks.
Her father is equally smitten – After a successful game for L.A. Galaxy against Dallas last nightMore >
Michael Kors, exalted designer and one of the founding creative forces on Project Runway has confirmed he and long-time partner, Lance LePere are planning to a wedding now same-sex marriage is legal in their home state of New York.
“Lance and I are very excited to finally be able to have the opportunity to marry after many years together,” the 51-year old Long Island native has said in a statement. “We have no plans for a major party, but we will be getting married privately.”
The pair first met in 1990 when Lance secured a job as an intern in the Paris office of Mr. Kors’ design firm.More >
As we told you last week, Chris Brown had plans to release a digital mixtape, ‘Boy in Detention.’ The tape, containing no less than twenty-one songs has now arrived and one track ‘Ladies Love Me’ features Justin Bieber as his rap alter-ego, Shawty Mane.
Justin has worked with Chris in the past, creating the hip-hop song ‘Next 2 You,’ but this track shows Shawty at his lyrical best;
“Baby I’m your doctor / I could be your rocker / swaggin’ I’m not braggin’ / but I swear that I could rock ya’/ baby I’m not crazy/ I got swag like Patrick Swayze/ y’know them haters never phase me / that’s notMore >
Many people were deeply affected when we lost Amy Winehouse on July 27. Among them is Coldplay lead singer, and husband of Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin. And last night he and the guys paid tribute to Amy.
During a successful sell-out concert at the Los Angeles Tennis Center the crowd were treated to hits like ‘Yellow,’ ‘In My Place,’ ‘Clocks’ and ‘Viva La Vida.’ But once it was over Chris returned to the stage and offered a tribute to the late singer by covering her 2006 hit, ‘Rehab.’
Seated at the piano he delivered the key line of Amy’s song in ‘sotto voce’ style and enraptured the More >
Most folks who got to live next door to Nick Jonas wouldn’t be in much of a hurry to move, but Miley Cyrus is not most folks. She’s just traded her $3.4-million home for a ritzy new place in Studio City – at $3.9-million.
“She moved in a few months ago,” says a source close to the deal. “And she decorated the place in her own unique style — very funky.”
Miley lived at the $3.4-million estate in Toluca Lake for just over a year, but she’s really traded up.
So what do you get for $3.9-million? Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a salt-water pool, a spa, a gym, panoramic views of LA, aMore >
Rumors of a romance between ‘Friends with Benefits’ stars, Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake have been swirling for weeks but Mila’s recent performance at a press show for the movie has made some fans sure they smell smoke.
The press tour stopped in Moscow last week and Justin was busy fielding questions from reporters about life in general and his role in the film when one hack asked why JT was more focused on movies these days than his music.
For some reason – take a guess – this innocent inquiry made Mila see red and the Ukrainian-born star nearly severed the scribe’s head from hisMore >
In a record that puts close to a tie with the ‘Harry Potter’ series, Paramount Pictures have announced ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ has grossed a stunning $1-billion in box office sales.
Becoming only the third film this year to achieve such a feat, ‘Transformers’ earned $338-million in the US up to last Monday, and $663-million in the rest of the world.
It’s also the first movie in the studio’s 99-year history to score the mystical $1-billion gross.More >
Her career has been filled with success but Katy Perry has now achieved something even Lady Gaga is still chasing – ‘Last Friday Night’ is her fifth #1 hit from one album.
This is the first time in the Billboard chart’s 19-year history a single album has produced five number-ones. If ‘Friday’ can also hit #1 on the ‘Hot 100,’ which is released later this week it will become only the second album in that chart’s 53-year history to achieve such a feat.
The other was Michael Jackson’s 1987 CD, ‘Bad.’
Before Katy set this prestigious record her ‘Teenage Dream’ album was tied with JustinMore >