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Harry Potter DVD and Blu-ray burning up charts

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Perhaps hinting to the dominance that’s sure to come later this summer, “Harry Potter” is pummeling the competition on the DVD charts now that “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” is on the streets. The film made its debut at No. 1 on the charts, beating[...]

Katy Perry remains at #1 with “E.T.” featuring Kanye West

HollywoodNews.com: Katy Perry is receiving a good bit of success with her song “E.T” featuring Kanye West and now she is holding her spot at #1. Perry’s song is reportedly still on top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, states Reuters. Coming in behind her is her good friend Rihanna[...]

‘American Idol’ feels like the first season all over again

HollywoodNews.com: ‘American Idol’ is apparently doing something right this time around, at least according to former contestant David Archuleta who is excited for the new season. Archuleta, who came in second, admits that this season feels fresh, states Reuters. “It feels like the first season of ‘American Idol’ is starting again,”[...]

‘American Idol’ wins big in its second week

HollywoodNews.com: While ‘American Idol’ was expected to debut big, it has also maintained its ratings pretty well in its second week. The show reportedly brought in 25.2 million viewers last night and only a suffered a 5% drop with its main viewers compared to last week’s Wednesday episode, states Reuters. ‘AI’[...]

Natalie Portman, Colin Firth collect first (of many) trophies – Awards Season Roundup

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Natalie Portman and Colin Firth have been announced as winners of the Desert Palm Achievement Awards for Acting by the Palm Springs Film Festival. Speaking of Portman, wouldn’t it be[...]

Thousands of “Hobbit” fans rally in New Zealand

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jon Stewart can have his “Rally to Restore Sanity.” We’d rather attend the rallies to retain “The Hobbit” that are going on today in New Zealand. Thousands of fervent supporters – some dressed as characters from the “Lord of the Rings” universe – reportedly have taken to the[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Is 2010 the Year of the Actress?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Reuters says this year’s Oscar race is characterized by powerful female performances. “Black Swan” director Darren Aronofsky actually is moving on to a “Wolverine” sequel, and likely will begin filming[...]

Angelina Jolie scores victory, wins permission to film in Bosnia

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Days after she was blocked from filming her directorial debut in Sarajevo, Angelina Jolie received permission to shoot in Bosnia and is back on track. “I can now start preparations for the shooting, which I had to stop last week,” Scout Film executive Edin Sarkic, who is working[...]

Lady Gaga gets her demos back

HollywoodNews.com: Lady Gaga is taking control of her past by purchasing it. Her ex-manager Bob Leone was creating headlines that he was auctioning off a number of Gaga memorabilia from when he managed her. Some of the items were her demo tapes from 2002. Leone was running the auction online. [...]

Clint Eastwood says “Hoover” is for DiCaprio, not Phoenix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “I’m Still Here” seems to have done more harm than good for Joaquin Phoenix, leaving us wondering if the industry can take the once-serious actor seriously after his PR stunt project with brother-in-law Casey Affleck? One telling line in Clint Eastwood’s recent response to a reporter leads me[...]