The trailer for The Fellowship of the Rings, the first film based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, will debut on Jan. 12 before showings of the Kevin Costner drama Thirteen Days. Rings will be released in Dec. 2001... British pop singer Kirsty MacColl was killed in a boating accident Monday while on vacation in Mexico. She was 41... Former Bob Newhart Show actress Suzanne Pleshette, 63, is engaged to marry Tom Poston, who starred in the '80s Newhart, Variety reports... Showtime has renewed Resurrection Blvd. for a second season... Steven Soderbergh was named best director by the Broadcast Film Critics Association for his work on Traffic and Erin Brockovich. Gladiator star Russell Crowe, meanwhile, won best actor and Julia Roberts picked up best actress for Erin Brockovich. — Michael Ausiello