Clay-animated family pic Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit topped the weekend box office with a decent $16.1 million. After two weekends at No. 1, Jodie Foster's Flightplan slid to No. 2 with $10.8 million, followed by the Cameron Diaz-Toni Collette chick flick, In Her Shoes (No. 3 with $10 million); the Al Pacino-Matthew McConaughey man movie, Two for the Money (No. 4 with $8.4 million), and the Boris Kodjoe-Idris Elba, um, unisex musical (yeah, that's it), The Gospel (No. 5 with $8 million).
Talk about putting reality on TV: Actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Parker met — and fell genuinely crazy in love — while playing a boyfriend and girlfriend on Showtime's Soul Food. Now they'll be doing it again on Second Time Around, UPN's new fall sitcom about two exes who get back together. And we thought Nick and Jessica living out their romance onscreen was a little weird.
For their part, the Soul mates don't find their sitch at all odd. "We met working together," Parker says. "We met as working actors on the same show playing love interests, so in a way, the only thing we know is how to work together. Our whole friendship developed in that 16-hour day [while filming a] one-hour drama. So a sitcom life is nothing!"
"She's my absolute best friend in this whole world," Kodjoe adds, "so there's no better situation than to be creative with your best friend." Laughingly, Parker interjects: "OK, he's getting