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Brian Cox negotiating for villainous “Rise of the Apes” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Throw another ape into the mix. Brian Cox is in final negotiations to join “Rise of the Apes,” the announced “Planet of the Apes” prequel/sequel that will reach theaters in June 2011, according to The Wrap. Cox would play the owner of a controversial primate sanctuary[...]

James Franco attends the Frameline 34 Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Vincent De Paul, who starred in many independent films and played various roles in several blockbusters including “Poseidon,” “Hitch,” and “Hairspray,” arrived at Frameline 34, San Francisco’s annual international LGBT film festival, to support the Castro Theater’s packed house screening of the comedy “Baby Jane?” Also in attendance[...]

Underoath kicks off the inaugural ‘Cool Tour’

HollywoodNews.com: As I Lay Dying, Underoath, Between the Buried and Me, Blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages are launching the inaugural year of “Cool Tour.” The tour is in association with Metal Blade Records, Atticus Black by Atticus Clothing, and Musician’s Institute College of Contemporary[...]

‘Grease’ Sing-A-Long sells out at 6 locations

HollywoodNews.com: “GREASE” fans everywhere have spoken. Sellouts have been reported in Austin, TX, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Ocala, FL, San Diego, CA and San Francisco, CA for the upcoming exclusive engagements of “GREASE” Sing-A-Long. On the heels of promotional, standing room only outdoor screenings played across the country,[...]

Kelis gives an upbeat performance on the ‘Today Show’

HollywoodNews.com: Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Kelis performed her latest single, “4th of July (Fireworks),” this morning on “Today.” The track is from her new album, Flesh Tone, which The New York Times called “one of her strongest records yet.” Kelis kicked off her series of national television appearances last month with[...]

Marie Digby premieres ‘Breathing Underwater–The Movie’

HollywoodNews.com: Marie Digby, who vaulted to the forefront of emerging artists after a homemade video of her performing an acoustic version of Rihanna’s hit single “Umbrella” made her a YouTube phenom. Since then she has gone on to release a handful of records and is currently on the Lilith Fair[...]

Cancer Bats nominated for a Kerrang Award

HollywoodNews.com: Cancer Bats have just received a nomination for their hilarious video ‘Sabotage’ in the ‘Best Video’ category at the Kerrang Awards. Fans can to vote for the band to win at the Kerrang Awards through the voting site. The song ‘Sabotage’ appears on their latest album, “Bears, Mayors, Scraps[...]

Paper Tongues heading out on tour with Neon Trees

HollywoodNews.com: Paper Tongues is heading out on the road with Neon Trees and Civil Twilight on the Bang The Gong Tour! The band is breaking into the music scene and has already been named MTV’s Push Artist of the Week. They have played alongside top rock bands Switchfoot, Muse, AFI,[...]

Taylor Momsen’s ‘The Pretty Reckless’ kicks off Warped Tour

HollywoodNews.com: “Gossip Girl’s” Taylor Momsen and her band, The Pretty Reckless are kicking off the 2010 Vans Warped Tour today in California. They recently performed at the Warped Kickoff Party at the Key Club in LA and gave yet another high energy performance. Their debut album, “Light Me Up,” is[...]

John Morris — Andy in the ‘Toy Story’ Movies — Surprised Pixar Tracked Him Down

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith hollywoodnews.com: John Morris says he was literally walking between classes on the UCLA Campus, coming out of Macgowan Hall, the theater arts building, when his cell phone rang four years ago, and it was Pixar’s Kevin Reher, calling out of the blue. Reher[...]