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CANNES Film Festival

Cannes, France, May 13-16

Bridal Photography MAY 16

Kill Bill Vol. 2‘s blushing Bride, Dior-clad Uma Thurman, braves a shooting spree. The actress compared filmmaking to raising kids: “There’s the laughter, kisses and the moments you never forget. Then there’s the laundry, the shopping, the puke on the floor and the diapers.”

Swimming with Sharks MAY 14

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…Angelina Jolie and Will Smith arrive via inflatable fish at a press conference for Shark Tale, an animated comedy due this fall that features the voices of both actors.

  • Keys Party MAY 14
  • Singer Alicia Keys takes her first steps toward a crossover career by mingling with film execs at a boat bash. Acting has “been in my blood for years,” said Keys, who’s eyeing a Halle Berry-produced biopic about ’30s concert pianist Philippa Schuyler.

French Connection MAY 13

After relaxing by the exclusive Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc pool (right), Jennifer Aniston joined husband Brad Pitt at a Troy screening (above). Shortly after the film began, the couple skipped out for a quick private tour of the Antibes Picasso Museum, then Pitt hopped a flight to Amsterdam to continue filming Ocean’s Twelve. Four days later the actor jetted to Tokyo for another Troy premiere—and a brief bout of stomach flu. Meanwhile, Aniston stayed in Cannes, where she lounged poolside with pals and grabbed lunch with Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake.

  • Shrek-tacular! MAY 15
  • Cameron Diaz puts on a princess-worthy grin at a photo-op for Shrek 2, where she joked about ogre-size entourages. Said Diaz: “Oh, a big star like me? I came with 57 people. I’m so high-maintenance.”
  • Roc Your Body MAY 13
  • Meanwhile, Diaz’s beau Justin Timberlake tends to equally important business while relaxing at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc with a pal. DreamWorks head Jeffrey Katzenberg dared Timberlake and his sunbathing pals Jack Black and Jennifer Aniston to jump into the hotel pool from the 20-ft.-high upper deck. The men accepted; Aniston didn’t take the plunge.
  • Troy-umvirate MAY 13
  • Greece was the word as Troy costars (from left) Sean Bean, Eric Bana and Orlando Bloom soldier through a press conference.
  • Eternal Sunshine? NEW YORK CITY, MAY 12
  • Kirsten Dunst lets a smile—and a Chanel handbag—be her umbrella when the actress gets caught in a sudden downpour while strolling along Madison Avenue.
  • The Whole Ten Gallons AUSTIN, MAY 12
  • A Texas-style Bruce Willis belts some blues with his band the Accelerators at a benefit that raised $4,500 for the Austin Children’s Museum. The actor is in town filming the crime flick Sin City.

Wack Panther NEW YORK CITY, MAY 13

Steve Martin struts his silliest stuff as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau while shooting a scene for the remake of The Pink Panther. Mystified by an electronic walk sign, the actor mimics the little man on the traffic signal while crossing Fifth Avenue.

Destiny’s Reunion NEW YORK CITY, MAY 13

Michelle Williams (center) and the newly engaged Kelly Rowland (right) catch up with fellow Destiny’s Child member Beyoncé Knowles, on the set of her new comedy The Pink Panther. The trio returns to the studio in June.

The Big Dipper HOLLYWOOD, MAY 17

Ryan Seacrest swoops in to plant a passionate kiss on his girlfriend, actress Shana Wall, outside his home in the Hollywood Hills.

  • Making Grape Strides HOLLYWOOD, MAY 13
  • As a guest on Ryan Seacrest’s talk show, Jessica Simpson shows off her strong toehold in the business, after viewers were asked to guess the pop diva’s secret talent.

Russell’s Muscles TORONTO, MAY 13

A pumped-up Russell Crowe rides a bike to keep in fighting trim for his role as boxer Jim Braddock in the biopic Cinderella Man.

Model Citizens LOS ANGELES, MAY 14

The O.C.‘s Mischa Barton and her boyfriend Brandon Davis cozy up while walking the runway in Tommy Hilfiger at the Race to Erase MS benefit, which ended up raising $2.5 million for I multiple sclerosis research.


Kate Winslet slinks through a salsa number for the movie musical Romance & Cigarettes. A small fire unexpectedly broke out during the scene, which features the actress dancing in a burning building (Winslet was unhurt).

  • Kiss Him, Kate CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO MAY 15
  • Kate Beckinsale gets carried away (below) during her honeymoon while frolicking in the surf with her new husband, director Len Wiseman. She also makes sure that everyone knows her bottom line: Her bikini reads, “Mrs. Wiseman.”



A Fan’s Best Friend

Snoop Dogg flashes a sideline staple—the foam finger—and four of his own digits to cheer on L.A. during their play-off series against the Spurs.

Head Case

A stressed-out Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, stay focused on the action.

Ardor on the Court

As the Lakers wrap up their victory, Matthew Perry also scores points as a sensitive boyfriend while hugging his sweetie, fashion student Rachel Dunn.

Courtside King

Always ready to support his favorite squad, Laker überfan Jack Nicholson shows off his true color.

Up in Arms

Pals Lara Flynn Boyle (left) and Penny Marshall team up to lead the cheers as the home squad begins to pull away late in Game 6 of the series. The Lakers would go on to win, 88-76.

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