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Disney star Selena Gomez is on her way to becoming the next teen movie mogul after forming her own production company.
The 16 year old has formed July Moon Productions, a partnership with Xyz Films, to develop at least two films for the actress/singer to star in and produce.
The deal comes hot on the heals of a decision by Disney bosses to adapt her hit TV programme Wizards of Waverly Place for the big screen - following in the footsteps of Miley Cyrus' upcoming Hannah Montana film, and Hilary Duff's 2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie. »
She tells MTV, "You'd think that as much as I promote it (he'd be coming on). I'm, like, begging, but it's not happening. I know I'm a nerd! Please, Shia, come on my show!" »
Teen actress Selena Gomez is to head a campaign for children's charity Unicef. The Wizards Of Waverly Place star has been named as the spokesperson for its 2008 Trick-or-Treat initiative. Gomez, 16, will work to encourage children to help those in need around the world. She said: "I want to help encourage other kids to make a difference in the world and show them that Trick-Or-Treat for Unicef is such a great, (more) »
- By Sarah Rollo
23 September 2008 1:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The arrangements allow Netflix users to stream via the Internet some new shows 24 hours after they air as well as such older shows as "MacGyver," "Star Trek" and "Family Ties." In all, about 350 episodes from CBS will be available.
Disney's contribution includes 500 episodes from, among others, Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place," "The Replacements" and new spinoff series "The Suite Life on Deck." Disney's ABC was not included in the deal.
Subscribers primarily will watch the shows on personal computers, though Netflix also has partnered with various consumer electronics companies that make boxes for putting Netflix's streaming content on TV screens.
A stand-alone box from Roku sells for $100 and similar technology is coming to Xbox game consoles and is being built into a Blu-ray player coming from LG Electronics. »
- By Paul Bond
She won't confirm rumors that she's dating Nick Jonas, but Selena Gomez has no problem confirming her passion for the Jonas Brothers' new album on YouTube. The Wizards of Waverly Place star, 16 – alongside her co-star, David Henrie – created a YouTube video encouraging fans to buy the Jonas Brothers' third studio album, A Little Bit Longer, which debuted on Tuesday. "Guess what comes out today?" coos the singer in the clip. "The best album of 2008 – besides Demi Lovato's that comes out in September – the Jonas Brothers!" (Lovato is Gomez's best friend and also starred in Camp Rock with the fraternal trio. »
- Jessica Gold Haralson
Cyrus has apologised for poking fun at Gomez and pal Demi Lovato in an online video.
The mocking montage sent gossips into a spin, with many speculating Cyrus' actions were prompted by reports her ex-boyfriend Nick Jonas is now dating Gomez - which the pair have denied.
But Cyrus has insisted she was "just having fun," and Gomez, the star of kids show The Wizards of Waverly Place, accepts she meant no harm: "It's just the media wanting something to talk about and wanting us to fight, and there's nothing there to talk about."
And to prove there are no hard feelings between her and Cyrus, Gomez reveals she has just bought the teen sensation's new album: "I really like her CD." »
The cast of Ugly Betty is to be honoured with the Outstanding Performance of a Latino/Latina-Led Ensemble in a Television Series special achievement prize, while writer Silvio Horta is nominated in the Outstanding Writing for a Television Series category for the episode entitled Jump. Director Linda Mendoza is also up for contention in the Outstanding Director of a Television Series gong, for her work on the Betty's Baby Bump segment.
Without A Trace star Enrique Murciano is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Television Series, and his co-star Roselyn Sanchez is nominated in the female equivalent. Scriptwriter Jose Molina has been recognised in the Outstanding Writing for a Television Series for the Without You episode.
Meanwhile, the stars of Disney show Wizards of Waverly Place have also scored nominations - Jake T. Austin and co-stars Selena Gomez and Maria Canals-Barrera will fight it out in the male and female categories for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Television Series.
Other nominees include Desperate Housewives actor Ricardo Chavira and Lost's Jorge Garcia for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Television Series; Grey's Anatomy's star Sara Ramirez for Outstanding Actress In A Drama Television Series; and Two and A Half Men's Charlie Sheen for Outstanding Male Performance In A Comedy Television Series.
The nominations were announced on Monday and the winners will be unveiled at a ceremony hosted by Eva Longoria Parker on 17 August. The show will air on U.S. TV on 12 September. »
Happy Sweet Sixteen Selena! Selena is an only child and was born in NYC and raised in Grand Prairie TX by her mother Mandy and her stepfather Brain. By the time Selena was ten she was a cast regular on the hit Children's TV Show Barney. After her role on Barney she moved to the big screen and starred in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over. Disney picked Selena to star in her own Disney Channel Show Wizards of Waverly Place which has proven to big Selena biggest role to date. Don't forget Wizards of Waverly Place: Wizard School comes to DVD July 29th. Guess what old friend wants to sing Happy Birthday to Selena... We found an old friend of Selen'a that would like to wish her a Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday Selena! -- Celebrities In This Article: Selena Gomez -- TV Shows In This Article: Wizards Of Waverly Place »
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Wizards Of Waverly Place:Wizard School will be released July 29 on DVD so make sure to check it out. Alex and Justin are headed to wizard school for the summer so make sure to check out all their antics on the new DVD. Can't wait two weeks for the movie? Well check out the trailer below... Check out the trailer for Wizards Of Waverly Place:Wizard School. Make sure to let us know what you think! -- Celebrities In This Article: David Deluise | David Henrie | Jennifer Stone | Maria Canals Barrera | Selena Gomez -- TV Shows In This Article: Wizards Of Waverly Place »
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9 items from 2008
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