Set in the 18th century, director Clare Peploe's Triumph of Love stars Mira Sorvino as a princess posing as a young gentleman. In this gender-bending comedy opening today she must charm the pants off co-stars Ben Kingsley, Fiona Shaw and Jay Rodan, slipping in and out of male/female personas to get her way in a royal intrigue.
To get a leg up on her character's seductive, macho alter ego, Sorvino turned to an "enterprising" TV hero for inspiration. "I have to say the most prevalent persona in my Phocion character is
Despite rumors, Felicity star Tangi Miller has no plans to transfer to Angel once her college drama ends its four-year run next month on the WB. Of course, that could change should her real-life beau, Angel regular J. August Richards, someday quit.
"It would be weird," Miller says of mixing business and pleasure with Richards. "That would probably be too intense. It's hard enough as it is. Could you imagine? Having a fight at home and then you have to be together on set? Oh God, hell no.
"I'd love to be in a movie with him," she adds, "but that would just be for a short time."
Miller also is setting the record straight about talk that she and Richards may take the plunge in the not-too-distant future: They're not. "He's definitely a prospect but we're just tak
More changes at CBS's The Early Show. Executive producer Steve Friedman has quit. He'll be replaced by former Today exec Michael Bass.
ER star Noah Wyle and wife Tracy Wyle are expecting their first child. The couple have been married for two years. Meanwhile, Johnny Depp and singer-actress Vanessa Paradis are the parents of a baby boy. Jack John Christopher Depp III was born on April 9 in Paris. He joins older sister Lily-Rose, who is two years old.
Mia Farrow wants no part of Turner Classic Movies' upcoming documentary, Woody Allen: A Life in Film (premiering May 4 at 8 pm/ET). Farrow told TCM that it could not use any shots of her from the 13 films she did with her ex, USA Today reports. "She doesn't want to do anything that aids Woody's career," says Richard Schickel, who wrote, directed and produced the documentary.