Harrison Ford has matched Kevin Spacey's $100,000 donation to help support striking union actors... Spike Lee will direct a TV movie for cable's BET about the life of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton, Variety reports. Roger Guenveur Smith, who created a one-man show about Newton, will play the title role... Also according to Variety, Chris Noth, Sex and the City's Mr. Big, has signed a deal with HBO to star in his own series. Additionally, the fomer Law & Order actor will produce and star in the upcoming NBC miniseries The Judge, based on Steve Martini's bestseller... Veteran actress Beah Richards, who just won an Emmy for her guest stint on The Practice, died Thursday of emphysema at the age of 74. Richards was nominated for an Oscar for her role in Guess Who's Coming To Dinner... Oscar winner Al Pacino and longtime girlfriend Beverly D'Angelo are expecting twins by year's end. — Michael Ausiello with Rich Brown