News Ticker: Daft Punk, “American Idol,” Method Man, Backstreet Boys

October 6th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Daft Punk will make a cameo in Tron Legacy, MTV’s Movies Blog confirms. The French electro duo are handling the soundtrack to the Disney remake, due in December 2010.

  • American Idol’s charity special “Idol Gives Back” is back for a third installation, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The special will run on April 21st, when there are seven Season Nine hopefuls remaining.
  • Method Man has been busted for tax evasion. TMZ reports. The Wu-Tang MC owes $32,799 for four years of back taxes and could face four years in prison.
  • The Backstreet Boys have backed out of a few appearances, including a performance on CBS’ Early Show this morning, because Brian Litrell has been diagnosed with swine flu. The band’s This Is Us is out today.

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