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New Pals Lawrence and Schumer Writing a Comedy Together

Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer aren't just riding jet skis together. They're making a movie.

A representative for Lawrence confirms Wednesday that Lawrence and Schumer are writing a screenplay.

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50 Cent Will Try again to Sell Connecticut Mansion

Rapper 50 Cent's bankruptcy attorney says he'll try again to sell his 50,000-square-foot Connecticut mansion.

The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1hH14pW) Pat Neligan spoke at a court hearing Wednesday. 50 Cent didn't attend.

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Justin Bieber to Perform at MTV Video Music Awards

Justin Bieber will be back on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards.

MTV announced Wednesday that the 21-year-old singer will be performing the song "What Do You Mean" from his forthcoming album at Sunday's extravaganza at the Microsoft Theater.

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Kanye West to be Honored at MTV Awards

Mercurial hip-hop great Kanye West will be honored for his career achievements during the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, the organization announced Tuesday.

The 38-year-old boundary-pushing rapper has produced "groundbreaking videos, legendary VMA performances" and has "delivered something new with every successive video," MTV said on their website.

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Time for Black or Gay 007, Says Brosnan

The next James Bond could be black or gay, argues 007 veteran Pierce Brosnan. 

"Sure. Why not?" the Irish star was quoted as telling men's magazine Details when asked if he could picture a gay Bond.

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Ashley Madison Hack Strikes Fear in Outed Users

Two years ago, trapped in what he remembers as "a dead marriage," Michael logged on to adulterous dating site Ashley Madison for the first time. He was less than impressed.

"I was a regular for about three months," Michael, who works for a volunteer organization in the Midwest, told AFP on Tuesday on condition of anonymity.

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Stereophonics Stay True to Their Roots with New Album

Less high-profile but more durable than some of their Britpop rivals, Stereophonics are back with their ninth studio album which harks back to their roots in a small Welsh mining village.

In the small brick house in west London where the band have their studio, the classic Beach Boys album "Pet Sounds" drifted out of the stereo as singer and guitarist Kelly Jones reflected on his band's past and future.

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Kevin Bacon to Perform on Stage in 'Rear Window' this Fall

Kevin Bacon will star in a stage adaptation of the story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 classic film "Rear Window."

Hartford Stage in Connecticut said Tuesday that the movie star will headline the haunting tale of a man in a wheelchair who witnesses a possible murder.

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Russia Court Jails Ukrainian Filmmaker for 'Terrorism'

A Russian military court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in a strict-regime prison colony on terror charges in a trial condemned by Kiev, Western rights groups and top film directors.

Oleg Sentsov, 39, was convicted for allegedly carrying out arson attacks on pro-Kremlin party offices in Crimea after it was seized by Russia last March, and plotting further attacks, including blowing up a Lenin statue in the peninsula's main city of Simferopol.

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Prosecutor: Man Sent Nude Pic to Rosie O'Donnell's Daughter

The owner of a home where comedian Rosie O'Donnell's teenage daughter was found last week sent the girl a nude photo, according to a criminal complaint released Monday.

Steven Sheerer, 25, is accused of having inappropriate online communications with 17-year-old Chelsea O'Donnell. He "knowingly distributed obscene images to a minor ... specifically a nude photo over the Internet," the complaint said.

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