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jurassicworld-112414.jpg Universal Pictures has offered up a glimpse at the first trailer for "Jurassic World." A 20-second trailer hit the web earlier this week and gives fans of the franchise a first look at the new environments, dinosaurs and co-stars Christ Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Pratt described his character as a cross between the leading roles previously played by Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum.

TinaFey-040711.jpg "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new comedy from Tina Fey, is headed to Netflix after originally getting ordered by NBC. The program features Ellie Kemper ("The Office") as a woman who escapes a cult and moves to NYC. "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to debut Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt exclusively on Netflix, which has proven to be such an outstanding place . . ."

Mockingjay-Part1-112414.jpg Though a $123 million opening was actually below most expectations, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" still posted far and away the biggest opening of 2014 over the weekend, hauling in nearly $30,000 per site at an aggressive 4,151 total theaters. Meanwhile, "Dumb and Dumber To" had a sharp drop-off from its opening total.

Ladygaga2-060111.jpg The songwriter who initially claims she discovered Lady Gaga has won a $7.3 million lawsuit, according to New York Post's Page Six. Wendy Starland, a California songwriter, first found Gaga singing at The Cutting Room in Manhattan in 2006. She also claims she introduced Gaga to pop producer Robert Fusari at a meeting in New Jersey.

ArethaFranklin-110909.jpg Aretha Franklin is reportedly threatening to sue over what she claims is a "trashy" unauthorized biography about her life. David Ritz recently released the somewhat controversial biography on the Queen of Soul titled Respect on October 28. It has been said the book was in the making for 25 years.

BackTracks-09292009.jpg AC/DC have hinted that Phil Rudd may not be reuniting with the group after his recent arrest. The band's drummer was arrested for supposedly at one point hiring a hit man, but the charges were dropped due to lack of evidence. However, he will still face charges of making threats to kill and possession of the drugs methamphetamine and cannabis.

faithevans-082112.jpg Faith Evans has released a preview of her upcoming sixth studio album Incomparable. The album sampler features 90-second clips from seven of the LP's songs. Included are "Make Love" (feat. Keke Wyatt), "Incomparable," "Take Your Time," "Thank You Goodnight," "He Is," "Paradise" (feat. B Slade & Karen Clark-Sheard) and "Good Time" (feat. Problem).

NoelGallagher-050511.jpg Noel Gallagher has announced that he's available the weekend the 2015 Glastonbury festival will be taking place. The former Oasis member said if the organizers of the fest want him to play, he's free. In a recent interview with XFM, Gallagher commented on the Foo Fighters saying they would play the Worthy Farm Festival if Oasis and Prince did as well.

Springsteen-093009.jpg Brad Pitt has been outspoken about his wish to play the role of Bruce Springsteen in an upcoming biopic. The 50-year-old actor desperately wants the chance to portray the rocker in a movie, aptly titled The Boss, according to Radar Online. "Bruce has had offers before and has always turned them down, but Brad's interest has caught his attention," a source said.

FlamingLips-080211.jpg The Flaming Lips And Yoko Ono have recorded their own version of John Lennon's holiday classic, "Merry Xmas (War Is Over)." The two parties teamed up to record the song for Amazon's new playlist, "All is Bright." In the original song, which features Lennon and Ono, there is a children's choir heard in the background.

img1-070214.jpg Beach Boys singer Mike Love is planning to release his memoir in 2016. The book, tentatively called Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, is being released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the band's Good Vibrations album. "I've had an incredible life with a lot of triumphs, my share of heartbreak and some pretty amazing experiences," the singer said.

Coldplay-100209.jpg Coldplay's Chris Martin has revealed that Katy Perry, Nirvana and EDM inspired the track "A Sky Full Of Stars," which is featured on their latest release Ghost Stories. "I'll tell you the truth — I was listening to a lot of Katy Perry. A lot of her songs have the same chord sequence the whole time," Martin, 37, said in a new video for Beats by Dre.

carrieunderwood-051111.jpg Carrie Underwood, who announced her pregnancy at the recent CMA Awards, says that she and hockey player husband Mike Fisher found out the fetus' gender at a restaurant. Speaking with ABC, Carrie said that they didn't want to find out at the doctor's office. "It's kind of a sterile place. We got to see all the pictures and everything. It was really cool to see that . . ."

beyonce-102212.jpg "7/11" and "Ring Off," the two new bonus cuts to be featured on the platinum box version of Beyonce's self-titled album, have leaked to the internet. "7/11," writes the Huffington Post "is meant for your next party," while "Ring Off," was "seemingly" written about the divorce of Bey's mom. "Then you'd smile through your tears / In the mirror you would stare and say a prayer," Bey sings.

image1.jpg Toby Keith has been announced as the third and final headliner for the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival in Hunter Mountain, New York from June 12 to 14. Previously announced for the fest were Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. "We are thrilled to add Toby Keith to our superstar lineup," says Dhruv Prasad, Executive Vice President, Live Events, Townsquare Media Inc.