A.M. Surf Report: 50 Cent Setting Up Shop In Virtual World; ‘Borat’ Sued Some More; ‘Harry Potter’ Hardcover Is Red-Hot

Plus Paris Hilton transferred to house arrest; Akon denies wrongdoing in fan-tossing incident; Stan Lee brings 'millions' of ideas to Disney.

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:

Chris Brown has big plans to take his place among legends. The singer told us that he’s aiming to be “the R&B Tupac — explaining that he wants to make so much music while he’s alive that there’s plenty to enjoy long after he’s gone. Plus Brown is hoping to get Michael Jackson to collaborate with him on a Will.I.Am-produced track from his forthcoming Exclusive. How’s that coming along? “He called me for my birthday, and I told him we should do a song,” Brown said. “He was up for it.” …

Think Eli Roth is simply a purveyor of torture porn? The “Hostel” director has a message for you : Don’t buy a ticket to the movie he has coming out Friday. “The good thing about ‘Hostel: Part II’ is everybody knows what it is,” he told us. “If you don’t want to see it, if you don’t want to be scared, then stay the hell away.” …

Quote of the Day: “My parents weren’t killed by an evil wizard, but people relate to all that teenage angst.” — Jace Crion of wizard rock band Talons & Tea Leaves

Here’s what everyone else is talking about:

Paris Hilton‘s jail sentence has been transferred to house arrest, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department announced at a press conference this morning. Hilton has been fitted with an ankle bracelet and will now be under the supervision of the L.A. County Probation Department. Her sentence has been bumped back up to 45 days. Check back later this morning for the whole story. …

50 Cent has made a deal to set up shop in Zwinktopia, Reuters reports. His online boutique will give users of online virtual world “Zwinky” a chance to preview tracks from Curtis before the album’s September release. …

The “Borat” controversy isn’t over. Yet another lawsuit has been filed in connection with the film, this one by a New York businessman who appears to be fleeing from Borat on a Manhattan street in the film. According to “The Smoking Gun,” Jeffrey Lemerond filed a federal suit last week, claiming he has suffered “public ridicule, degradation, and humiliation” due to the “unauthorized use of his image” in the film. The suit doesn’t specify monetary damages. …

Akon is willing to cooperate with police investigating Sunday’s videotaped fan-tossing incident , according to a statement issued by his attorneys Wednesday. “We are confident that after a thorough investigation it will be apparent that no criminal prosecution of Akon is warranted.” Fishkill, New York, police were contacted by the mother of the audience member who was thrown into the crowd after allegedly throwing something at the stage, The Poughkeepsie Journal reports. His name is being withheld, but police have identified him as a 15-year-old boy. No criminal charges have been filed. Look for our full report on this story later today. …

Stan Lee says he’s got “file cabinets filled with ideas for movies and television shows” and now he’s working with Disney to bring them to life. The comic book icon signed an exclusive deal with Walt Disney Studios to bring what he describes as “millions” of ideas to action films, video games and comic books, according to The Associated Press. …

Start saving your pennies — or $100 bills — Harry Potter fans. A first-edition hardcover of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (that’s the U.K. title of Harry’s first adventure) is going up on the auction block in London on June 26, The Associated Press reports. It’s expected to fetch between $10,000 and $20,000. …

Franz Ferdinand have confirmed via their MySpace page that they are playing a one-off show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday. Tickets for the intimate gig go on sale today at noon ET. …

Modest Mouse and the Clipse, together at last. Pitchfork reports that the unique pairing — joined by the decidedly Mouse-ier Band of Horses and Love as Laughter — are playing Coney Island’s Keyspan Park in Brooklyn, New York, on August 8. …

Mischa Barton will be playing a huge fan of homoerotic Russian pop music in the coming of age drama “Finding T.A.T.U.,” which begins filming this month, Variety reports. …

Online role-playing game “City of Heroes” is heading to the big screen with the help of “Transformers” producer Tom DeSanto, Variety reports. The game, released in 2004, has already spawned the “City of Villains” sequel and a comic book series, and now producers plan to adapt the alien-battling MMO world into a live-action feature that will transition to TV. …

And Tyler Perry will be putting on the wig and housedress once again. Perry will direct and star — as both Madea and Uncle Joe — in “Meet the Browns,” a comedy due in early 2008, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

[This story was originally published at 9:07 a.m. ET on 6.7.2007]