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George Clooney is looking for YOU!

Last updated on: February 7, 2011 14:24 IST

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Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here!

Want to be in George Clooney's next movie? Then pay close attention!

 

The Hollywood hunk is giving fans the chance to appear alongside him in his latest movie, The Ides of March.

 

He wants to share the experience with his loyal fans by offering fans bit-parts in the film, reports the Daily Express.

 

However, there's set to be disappointment for many movie hopefuls -- 16,000 budding actors have already applied for a minor role.

 

Filming is due to begin in the city next month.

 

The Ocean's Eleven star is stepping behind the camera to direct the political drama, and will also take the onscreen role of Governor Mike Morris.

 

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Inception, Social Network bag Writers Guild awards

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Sci-fi thriller Inception and Facebook movie The Social Network took away the top prizes at the Writers Guild of America (WGA) awards.

 

Inception, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, won best original screenplay, while The Social Network was named best-adapted screenplay, reports the BBC.

 

The King's Speech, which is nominated for 12 Oscars, was ineligible for the awards and did not make the shortlist.

 

Winners were announced at simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles.

 

British screenwriter Peter Morgan, whose previous credits include The Queen and Frost/Nixon, was awarded for his work on small screen drama The Special Relationship.


Image: A poster of Inception

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Shia LaBeouf handcuffed after bar brawl

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Transformer star Shia LaBeouf was reportedly handcuffed by police following a fight at a Los Angeles bar.

 

According to TMZ, the actor allegedly lost his cool after getting punched in the face, reports News.com.au.

 

The incident erupted at the Mad Bulls Tavern, where LaBeouf is a regular, in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles Friday night.

 

The 24-year-old reportedly got jumped when he was leaving the watering hole and police arrived at the scene, handcuffing everyone involved.

 

Police eventually released him and no arrests were made.


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Lindsay Lohan facing jail time for stealing

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It has emerged that Lindsay Lohan, accused of stealing a 2,500-dollar necklace from a jewellery store, faces a maximum three years in a state prison if convicted.

 

According to TMZ.com, the troubled actress will be charged with felony grand theft as early as next week.

 

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Steve Cron told Fox News that Lohan may very well be prosecuted over the incident, although it is hardly likely she would be sentenced to a full three years.

 

'There is a likelihood. It seems to me that she got caught stealing that necklace and it appears that somebody talked her into returning it a week later and had someone drop it off but it was too little too late. She had already stolen it, so I think she will get prosecuted,' Cron surmised.

 

'It's unlikely that she is going to get 3 years in state prison because although she's screwed up repeatedly on probation, but she certainly can get a lot more time in county jail,' he said.

 

'Judge Fox could give her 6 months for violating probation in Beverly Hills and another judge who hears the case on grand theft could decide to send her for more time in county jail or he could send her to state prison. It's more likely that she is going to go to an extended period in county jail. It wouldn't be 30 or 60 days, it's going to be a substantially longer sentence than that,' Cron added.

 


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Mick Jagger minus the Rolling Stones

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Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger is set to make his first-ever live solo appearance on the Grammys stage.

 

According to CBS News, the rock legend will perform as part of the telecast's "In Memorium" tribute, which pays homage to those in the music world who have died in the past year.

 

The singer will be joined on stage by his solo band and Grammy winner Raphael Saadiq, reports Fox News.

 

He'll specifically honour one of his longtime idols, Solomon Burke, a soul music pioneer who died in October.

 

Jagger has appeared on the telecast only once, in 1986 via satellite from London, when Eric Clapton presented the Rolling Stones with a lifetime achievement award.

 

The Grammys will air on Sunday, February 13 on CBS.

 


Image: Rolling Stones band members Keith Richards (2nd L), Mick Jagger (2nd R), Ronnie Wood (L), and Charlie Watts
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The face of fab legs

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Singer Jennifer Lopez has added another feather to her cap -- she has been named as the first ever Global Ambassador for shaving brand Gilette.

Lopez and her famously fabulous legs will star in the new campaign for Venus Goddess, dedicated to encouraging women to feel their most confident, powerful and beautiful -- inside and out.

The newly established Venus Goddess Fund for Education will enable global educational opportunities for women through partnership with organisations such as CARE International, the Step Up Women''s Network and Lopez''s own Maribel Foundation.

Lopez has also recorded a remake of the classic ''Venus'' song as part of the campaign.

'Music is one of my great passions, so being able to record and perform a remake of the iconic Venus song was a really special part of this campaign. I love that I could express my own passion and creativity, and hopefully inspire other women to do the same...whatever it is they love doing,' she said.

'Every woman is a goddess in her own right when we let our best feminine self shine through. Venus keeps my legs looking beautiful, giving me the confidence to feel just like a goddess,' she added.


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Christina Aguilera messes up US National anthem

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Pop star Christina Aguilera botched up the US national anthem at the start of the Super Bowl.

 

She was supposed to sing the line "O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?" but instead ended up repeating an earlier line, with a slight variation.

 

She sang, "What so proudly we watched at the twilight's last gleaming", which is the same line from earlier in the song but with the word ''watched'' instead of the word ''hailed'', reports News.com.au.

 

The error caught the attention of people immediately and set social networks abuzz with many users commenting on the error.

 

Aguilera's representative did not immediately return a call and email seeking comment.


Image: Christina Aguilera
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Source: ANI