Maggie Gyllenhaal Plays the Role Left By Katie Holmes In A New ‘Batman’ Movie

It seems another actress will fill up the role of Katie Holmes in a new Batman movie. It was reported that Maggie Gyllenhaal would replace the role, which Katie Holmes left off.Maggie Gyllenhaal is in final talks to star in the movie with Christian Bale. The next installment in the Batman franchise has a title: “The Dark Knight.”

Maggie Gyllenhaal would play the character of Rachel Dawes, the role left by Katie Holmes from “Batman Begins.” It was only in January that Katie Holmes declared she was dropping out of the project.

The cast of the new Batman movie includes Heath Ledger as the Joker and Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent/Two-Face. “The Dark Knight” is going to be shown during the summer of 2008.

Jennifer Hudson: A Perfume Endorser

Jennifer Hudson, most recently starred in the movie, “Dreamgirls”, would have a chance to represent a perfume. Avon has asked Jennifer Hudson, 25, to represent a new scent of perfume called Imari Seduction. Imari had been Avon’s best-selling fragrance for almost 20 years. Imari Seduction will go on sale this coming August.

The actress, who recently became Oscar winner, said, “This is an honor for me and very flattering,”

Avon is considered as the world’s largest direct seller of cosmetics. Liz Smith, Avon executive vice president, revealed, “We believe that our Avon representatives and their customers will be truly inspired by Jennifer’s dream-come-true success story.”

Timbaland Wishes To Help Britney Spears

Timbaland, R&B record producer and rapper, wishes to help Britney Spears regain her singing career. The rapper said, “I feel her pain, it really bothers me.” He even added, “I’m the type of person who tries to save the world. I just want to take her away, go overseas, and work out.”



Timbaland, 34, reveals, “I asked Justin, How would you feel about me working with Britney? I had to ask him that.” Then he continued saying, “I said, would you do it with me?” He also declares, “I just want to hold her (Britney’s) hand.” And he added, “I want her to be in my camp, to be around Justin. I need Justin to talk to her. Help her, please!”

A Fan Shocked Billie Piper

BILLIE Piper, a star of “Dr. Who” was shocked when a fan got a bit too close for comfort with her.

It was a good thing that her boyfriend Laurence Fox was there to help and rescue Billie Piper from the fan. After the incident, Laurence Fox and Billie Piper left the Garricks Theatre in London.

A spectator revealed, “”Laurence intervened and the man soon backed down.”

Angelina Jolie Wanted To Play A Mother In Abduction Story

Angelina Jolie, most recently starred in the movie, “The Good Shepherd”, wanted to buy the film rights from Melissa Hawach.

Melissa Hawach is a Canadian mother who struggled in getting back her abducted children from their father in Australia. Angelina Jolie’s agent already made a contact to the Canadian mother. The actress also showed a great interest of playing the role of the Canadian mother in a movie.

Sean Anderson, agent of Hawach, reveals, “She (Angelina Jolie) has shown interest in playing Melissa. For someone with Angelina’s profile to be keen, it is obviously very flattering.”

Hugh Grant Got Handcuffed By A Woman

A strange woman run after Hugh Grant and she managed to handcuff her hand with the actor. The incident happened when the actor walked in the red carpet at the Amsterdam premiere of his movie, “Music and Lyrics.”

Hugh Grant said, “I am trying to be with my fans and you are pissing me off.” He even asked her, “Do you have a key?” When the woman answered, “No.” Hugh Grant declares, “Well, then, you will have to walk with me inside.”

The strange woman is Cielke Sijben. She was a journalist who works for a Dutch television network. Hugh Grant had to wait for 10 minutes of having handcuff while the firefighters were called to cut the handcuffs off. After the incident, Cielke Sijben was arrested and the actor continues promoting his movie.

Joss Stone Got A Crush On Prince Harry

Joss Stone, the 19-year-old English soul singer, could not wait to perform at the memorial concert for Princess Diana. The concert would be held this July 2007. The reason behind this is because she will meet her crush, Prince Harry.

Joss Stone

The soul singer confesses she has a crush on the prince. Joss Stone reveals, “Oh my God, that was so cool, I was like (shrieking). “Harry is more my type than William,” after the singer heard that Prince Harry says her name.

A House For Prince William and Kate Middleton?

Prince Charles has been given the permission to build the elegant house. There is a speculation that the house would serve as the “starter home” for Prince William once he tied a knot. The permission for planning has been approved for the six-bedroom property from the grounds of the Duchess of Cornwall’s Harewood Park Estate.


The elegant house contains a chapel, a rainwater reservoir and stables, and its structure came from Greek and Roman classical references.

A spokesman of the Prince said that the house was designed and the purpose is the house would be rented. There is no further comment as to whom it might be offered to.

A lot of Royal spectators think Prince William will make the house as his country residence after his marriage.

Prince of Wales Visits Duchess of Cornwall In Hospital

Prince Charles visited Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, in hospital after her operation. The Prince of Wales went to the hospital last Monday to visit his wife. His wife was admitted on Sunday evening for hysterectomy operation.

A spokesman for Clarence House reveals that the Duchess was “recovering well”. The Duchess of Cornwall, 59, is expected to stay in hospital for four days and she would recover at home for six weeks. The visitors include Laura Lopez, the daughter of the Duchess.

Naomi Campbell Will Mop Floors

Naomi Campbell, a supermodel, will mop floors at the New York’s Sanitation Department. A court official reveals last Tuesday that the supermodel will start mopping on March 19 . She will also serve her sentence indoors for five days.


Naomi Campbell, 36, was punished to do a community service because she allegedly throws a mobile phone at her housekeeper. Her three employees accused the supermodel of hitting or assaulting them. The supermodel blamed her temper on lingering resentment toward her father for abandoning her as a child.

Joel Madden Allegedly Roughing Up A Woman

A spokesperson of the Beverly Hills Police Department revealed last Tuesday that Joel Madden is being investigated for allegedly roughing up a woman over the weekend.


The woman who complained is a photographer who was trying to take a picture of the singer Joel Madden with his girlfriend Nicole Richie when the celebrity couple left the restaurant through the back door.

A source reveals that the statement of the victim includes that Joel Madden smacked her on the left side of her breast with the heel of his hand.

A representative of Joel Madden did not make any comment about the incident.

Kanye West Would Not Eat Expensive Curry

Kanye West, a six-time Grammy Award-winner and rapper, will not eat curry even if the curry costs $3,900. His management denied the claim of a restaurant last Tuesday. The British Raj restaurant made earlier statement that the music promotion company was paying that expensive price, with travel and accommodation expense for the restaurant’s head chef, to send a curry from Wales to New York for a meeting with Kanye West and seven guests.

A publicist of Kanye West confirmed that Kanye West did not have plans of going to New York during the week. His publicist even added that the food (curry) was not for him.

A spokesman reveals, “There is no meeting in New York. There never has been.”

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden: Engaged?

Joel and Nicole

There is a speculation that Nicole Richie is engaged to her boyfriend. The speculation started when Nicole Richie, a star of “Simple Life”, was seen a wearing band on her engagement finger. Nicole Richie and her boyfriend, Joel Madden were spotted looking for rings at a jewelry store in Los Angeles. It was also reported that the celebrity couple was looking for a house to share.

Daniel Radcliffe Will Star In Two Final Harry Potter Films

Daniel Radcliffe, most recently starred in the recent Broadway show, “Equus”, will play the role again of Harry Potter. The “Equus” star has already signed to play the role of Harry Potter in the final two films of Warner Bros.


Daniel Radcliffe will reprise the role in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.”