'Scream 4' teaser trailer shows off star cast
October 21st, 2010
05:59 PM ET

'Scream 4' teaser trailer shows off star cast

“Do you like scary movies?”

It’s been ten years since the last film in the “Scream” trilogy was released, and director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson are back for more.

In “Scream 4,” trouble arises when Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to Woodsboro. The trailer opens with the “Scream” queen receiving a “welcome home” phone call, indicating the Ghostface Killer’s return.

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Seth Rogen to be guest on 'Conan' debut
October 21st, 2010
05:47 PM ET

Seth Rogen to be guest on 'Conan' debut

After spending 24 hours watching the Team Coco live cam, it’d be reasonable to expect that one of the first guests on "Conan" would end up being a dancing taco or someone in a bear suit doing ‘80s aerobics.

But it turns out that the very first people to take a seat in that specially designed guest chair when the show kicks off will be Seth Rogen and whoever wins the “First Guest Poll,” according to a statement from TBS (which is owned by the same company that owns CNN). (At the time of this post, Jack Nicholson was in the lead with 3,232 votes.) Jack White will be on deck to do a musical performance, as well.

The rest of the week lines up as follows:

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Filed under: Celebrities • Conan • Conan O'Brien • television
Rapper Rhymefest to run for office in Chicago
October 21st, 2010
04:45 PM ET

Rapper Rhymefest to run for office in Chicago

One of Kanye West’s friends and collaborators is taking his talents from the rap game to the political one.

Rapper Rhymefest, whose real name is Che Smith, announced at a press conference on Thursday his intentions to run for alderman of the 20th Ward at the Chicago City Council.

“We can use Hip-Hop to engage our youth and the community,’’ Smith said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. “It’s often portrayed as a weapon. It’s not. It’s a tool.’’

The 33-year-old Smith, a Grammy winner who co-wrote West’s hit “Jesus Walks," is a native of Chicago, Illinois.


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Rihanna joins Roc Nation, launches company
October 21st, 2010
03:57 PM ET

Rihanna joins Roc Nation, launches company

Five years after he helped launch her career, Jay-Z is helping Rihanna follow in his footsteps by becoming an entertainment mogul.

The Barbados-born beauty has joined Jay-Z's Roc Nation management and is launching Rihanna Entertainment, according to a statement.

Under her new brand, the 22-year-old "Only Girl (in the World)" singer - who was previously managed by Marc Jordan - will produce music as well as films, fashion, books and fragrances.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Jay-Z • Music • Rihanna
Johnny Depp wants to remake 'Thin Man'
October 21st, 2010
03:30 PM ET

Johnny Depp wants to remake 'Thin Man'

Here's the skinny on Johnny Depp's latest project: The actor wants to develop a remake of the 1934 detective film, "The Thin Man."

Vulture reports that Depp is angling to team up with his "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" director Rob Marshall for the "The Thin Man," which is based on a Dashiell Hammett novel and became a six-film franchise in the 1930s and 40s.

The first installment of "The Thin Man" starred William Powell as Nick Charles, a hard-drinking former sleuth whose socialite new wife, Nora (Myrna Loy), convinces him to take on another case just for the fun of it.

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Bon Jovi to perform at CNN Heroes tribute
October 21st, 2010
03:04 PM ET

Bon Jovi to perform at CNN Heroes tribute

Bon Jovi fans with access to a cable TV will be treated to a performance from the rock legends on November 25.

That’s because Bon Jovi has joined the lineup for CNN Heroes, a two-hour celebrity-studded tribute to the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2010. Anderson Cooper is hosting the fourth annual show from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

The program, spotlighting everyday people who are changing the world will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and country duo Sugarland will also take the stage.


Filed under: CNN Heroes • Music
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