MTV has given the go-ahead for six new reality shows, including FM Nation, which follows three groups of young adults in America as they drive around while listening to their radio. Each car is rigged with cameras to "catch all the action, humor, and drama as the three new groups cruise around with a different local radio station and DJ serving as background and narrator each week."
Friends star Jennifer Aniston reached a settlement Tuesday in her lawsuit against two magazines that published pics of her sunbathing topless in her backyard. Aniston appeared in court alongside hubby Brad Pitt. Terms of the deal reached after a three-hour closed-door hearing were not disclosed, but Aniston's lawyer said "all sides are amicable about the terms of the settlement." Translation: Jen got rich!
Teen opera sensation Charlotte Church will make her acting debut in the big-screen musical comedy I'll Be There. She'll play the daughter of a former '80s pop star (Saving Grace's Craig Ferguson).
Martha Stewart doesn't think appearing on CBS's The Early Show is a good thing anymore. The embattled domestic diva who was scheduled to appear on Wednesday's show to discuss ice box desserts backed out after being told she would be grilled about her escalating stock scandal. Stewart is no doubt still smarting from last week's Early Show appearance, in which host Jane Clayson asked her questions about the insider trading controversy in the midst of a salad segment. "I want to focus on my salad," she said, "because that's why we're here." Those days are over, darling.
Julia Roberts celebrated Independence Day by giving up her own. The
Oscar-winning actress married her cameraman boyfriend Daniel Moder
early Thursday in a hush-hush ceremony at her 40-acre New Mexico estate.
This is Roberts's second marriage; she was briefly wed to country crooner
Broadway star Bebe Neuwirth is best known as Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane from TV's Cheers and Frasier. Boy, would her psychiatrist alter ego have a field day with Tadpole (in theaters July 19). In the film, Neuwirth plays a fortysomething woman who beds her best friend's 15-year-old stepson though the boy has more of a crush on his stepmom (Sigourney Weaver).
Sounding like the ever-proper Lilith, the actress adamantly insists she'd never indulge in such a liaison. "I didn't relate to the character in any way," Neuwirth says. "I don't think it's right for an adult to sleep with minors."
However titillating the triangle may b
Let's face it, when it comes to thought-provoking summer movies, Men In Black II is no Minority Report. Heck, it's not even Lilo & Stitch. Still, even mindless popcorn flicks can give audiences something to chew on. That's particularly the case with MIB II (opening today), which offers up enough brain teasers to leave even Memento experts scratching their heads. Here, we attempt to address some of those nagging questions.
Where the heck was Agent Elle, the medical-examiner-turned-alien-fighter played in the original film by Linda Fiorentino?
"It turned out not to be a big enough role," explains producer Laurie MacDonald. "We would have loved t