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Daily Hollywood - Miners, Jessica Simpson And "The Hangover 2"

James Bradicich |
November 15, 2010 | 11:50 a.m. PST

Staff Reporter

Bill Clinton (Creative Commons)
Bill Clinton (Creative Commons)
Brad Pitt is seeking to secure the film rights to the story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for over two months.

Pitt's production company, Plan B, is currently in negotiations with reps for the miners to get the O-K to move forward with the project. (Source: PerezHilton.com)

Jessica Simpson will be walking down the aisle with her boyfriend of five months, football player Eric Johnson.

Johnson proposed to Simpson with a pricey ruby-and-diamond three-stone engagement ring.

"So very happy for Jess and Eric," Jessica's father, Joe Simpson, posted on his Twitter Sunday night. "May they have a lifetime of joy and happiness. (Source: People.com)

Mel Gibson admitted to slapping Oksana Grigorieva while she was holding their child in a sworn statement. Although he denied punching her as Grigorieva previously stated, Gibson said he slapped her to "bring her back to reality." (Source: TMZ)

Former President Bill Clinton will be making a cameo appearance in "The Hangover" sequel. Clinton filmed a scene in Thailand Saturday for the next installment of the 2009 comedy.

According to People, "The Hangover 2" will feature Clinton playing himself alongside cast members of the original Las Vegas based movie including Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha.

In addition, part of the sequel will be set in Bangkok, where Clinton was giving a speech over the weekend.

"The Hangover 2" has been the recent buzz following the departure of Mel Gibson, who was scheduled to make a cameo appearance, but was replaced by Liam Neeson after news of Gibson's scandalous personal life went public.

"The Hangover" director Todd Phillips will return to direct the sequel, which is set to hit theaters Memorial Day weekend of 2011. (Source: The Washington Scene)

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