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Chris Martin to join NBC's 'The Voice' March 31

Chris Martin has a new job starting March 31. The Coldplay singer will be an official adviser to all of the contestants on "The Voice" and will help judges Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher polish the singing skills of their top performers.

"He's such an authentic voice in the industry. We could not be happier," the show's executive producer Mark Burnett told USA Today.

The timing for Martin's appearance is perfect: Coldplay will release "Ghost Stories," its first album in three years, on May 19.

Disappearing director

"Ghostbusters III" has hit another glitch. First Bill Murray said he will not do the movie. Then his co-star Harold Ramis died last month. Now Ivan Reitman, who helmed the first two "Ghostbusters" films and was confirmed to direct the reboot, withdrew from the film Tuesday.

Reitman's decision was directly related to Ramis' death, he told "When I came back from Harold's funeral, it was really moving and it made me think about a lot of things," he said. Reitman will remain a producer on the film.

"It was such an amazing time in my life 30 years ago, and I felt that way on the second film," he said. "With Harold no longer with us, I couldn't see it."

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