A.M. Surf Report: Jay-Z and Beyonce Wedding Rumors Heat Up; Paris Hilton's A 'Helpful' Inmate; 'American Idol' Vet Goes Indie

Plus Britney's mother drops talk show appearance; remake of 'Donkey Kong' rivalry documentary in the works.

The news happens all the time, even while you're catching up on beauty sleep. Check out this brief rundown to bring you up to speed this morning — a quick heads up from your friends at MTV News.

Here's what we've got:

With two albums — Curtis and Before I Self Destruct — almost ready to go, 50 Cent tells us that fans may have to wait a while to hear more. Following in the footsteps of Eminem and Dr. Dre, two artists who haven't had a new disc out in a while, 50 says holding back a little "builds anticipation." "They'll be looking for my record, like, 'Yo, come on, when you making a record?' " Watch Tim Kash's interview with 50 right here. ...

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme sat down with us to talk about the band's Era Vulgaris — which, he said, expresses the "inherent stupidity" of the Queens' music "in an intelligent way." Home also explained the power of "the dumbest, dorkiest maneuver you can do": an old-fashioned fist pump. "What it really is is telling everyone to the left and right, 'I don't care what you think, 'cause I'm into this,' and I like people who are willing to do this." ...

"Still Waiting," a sequel to the 2005 restaurant worker gross-out comedy, "Waiting ...," is in the works, with plans to shoot this summer, co-stars Andy Milonakis and Alana Ubach told us at the MTV Movie Awards. Expect to see Justin Long, Anna Faris and Dane Cook in the new film, as Milonakis revealed that all of the original cast — except Ryan Reynolds — will return for "at least a cameo."

Quote of the Day: "When you hear him vocally, know that it happened like '1, 2, 3, we're done. That's all.' " — 50 Cent on working with Justin Timberlake

Here's what everyone else is talking about:

Jay-Z and Beyoncé wedding rumors are swirling again, with British tabloid News of the World reporting that Jay proposed in France last week, and the two plan to get married in Hawaii this fall. Haven't seen B sporting an engagement ring? According to the tabloid, Jay's promised "the biggest diamond she can fit on her finger" — as soon as she picks a design. ...

Paris Hilton is doing fine after her first night in jail, but the experience would be better if she'd been put in the general population and not in solitary, her lawyer told The Associated Press. "She'd be living in a dorm with 30, 40, 50 other women and the time would pass pretty quick," attorney Richard A. Hutton said, adding that his client is being "punished for her celebrity." A spokesman for the L.A. County Sheriff's Department described Paris as "helpful," "focused" and "cooperative." Hilton plans to spend her time inside reflecting on "what she can do to make the world better," according to Hutton. ...

"American Idol" veteran Katharine McPhee has signed on for a starring role in "The Last Caller," an independent film that The Hollywood Reporter describes as a "dark romantic comedy." McPhee told the paper that she won't be singing in the film. "I wanted to start off doing something a little different. It's something that a lot of people wouldn't expect me doing." ...

It looks like Lynne Spears won't be dishing up dirt on Britney — or whatever she planned to discuss — on Wednesday's episode of "The View" after all. Spears has been cut from the show's online schedule. ...

A feature film adaptation of the documentary "The King of Kong," a chronicle of "Donkey Kong" gaming rivals, is in the works at New Line, Variety reports. "King of Kong" director Seth Gordon will be heading up the non-doc remake as well. Check out MTV News two-part story on the documentary, including interviews with the former "Kong" champ and controversial new king. ...

Film-and-music event "Movies Rock" — modeled on the annual "Fashion Rocks" concert and magazine supplement, is in the works for December, Variety reports. No artists have yet been confirmed for the event, which will be held December 2 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre to air on CBS. ...

Lala.com is switching gears from a CD swapping portal to a place to stream songs and entire albums, access your iTunes library from any computer and download purchased DRM-free tracks straight from the Web to iPods and other portable players. The Associated Press reports that the move will cost the site millions of dollars in royalties. ...

And all isn't lost for Victoria Beckham's reality series. NBC now plans to air the show as a primetime special, according to The Hollywood Reporter.