Dawson’s Creek stars Katie Holmes (left) and Michelle Williams acted casual while filming scenes for the show in Manhattan. The Dawson’s gang will finally get high school diplomas in May.
Baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson’s legend lives on in New York City. That’s where his widow, Rachel, held the 28th Annual Jackie Robinson Foundation Awards dinner with emcee Bill Cosby. The foundation provides four-year college scholarships for minority students.
R&B star Bobby Brown (right) led the hip parade in outer-and underwear at the mtv ICON show in L.A., which paid tribute to Janet Jackson. Now on a recording hiatus, Brown recently wrapped a film role in the tentatively titled comedy How to Make Your Man Behave, due this fall. Meanwhile, a slightly more demure Britney Spears (far left) enjoyed the event with boyfriend Justin Timberlake, whose band ‘N Sync performed Jackson’s hit “That’s the Way Love Goes.”
Castmates in Ocean’s 11—from left, Casey Affleck, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt and Scott Caan (son of James)—came ashore for ShoWest, the annual powwow of theater owners in Las Vegas. “We all got together because our director Steven Soderbergh quite honestly needs a hit,” said Clooney of the double Oscar nominee.
Chris Isaak kept his chin up with a little help from actress Minnie Driver at an L.A. party for the crooner’s new Showtime series The Chris Isaak Show. Upcoming guest star Driver even joined Isaak on stage to shimmy and sing “Son of a Preacher Man.”
The Judds reunited in L.A., where sole sisters Wynonna (left) and Ashley hit the road for a walking tour. Both sibs are keeping themselves busy: Ashley costars in the upcoming romantic comedy Someone Like You; Wynonna, who spent much of 2000 performing with mom Naomi, is back in the studio working on her next solo album, due later this year.
In Manitoba, Canada, Harrison Ford warmed to his part as a Russian submarine commander in the thriller K-19: The Widowmaker, Ford will pocket almost 717 million rubles—that’s $25 million—for the role.
Doctor Dolittle he’s not, but ER resident Goran Visnjic talked to his animal—a pug named Bugsy—between bites at an L.A. cafe. (No word on whether Bugsy follows his doctor’s orders.) Visnjic stars as a blackmailer in The Deep End, a drama due this year.
Strolling the sidewalks of New York City, Earth Angel Roma Downey shared a touching moment with actor beau Michael Nouri. The couple recently costarred in the CBS movie Second Honeymoon.