Star Tracks May 18, 2004
ALL ABOUT EVA
Eva Mendes enjoys being the center of attention Sunday on the New York City set of The Last First Kiss. The actress costars with Will Smith in the romantic comedy about a fraudulent professional matchmaker.
PAGING DR. BONO
Bono spies a bright future for the graduating class of the University of Pennsylvania at its commencement ceremony Monday. The U2 frontman received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the Ivy League school for his work as a social activist.
DAD'S DAY OUT
Jude Law plays a favorite role – doting dad – while strolling through London's Primrose Hill neighborhood Friday with daughter Iris, 3 (with ex-wife Sadie Frost). Too bad her three brothers missed out: Dad bought his girl an ice-cold treat.
TWO OF A KIND
Jessica Simpson (left) and sister Ashlee prove bright smiles run in the family at a promotional event for breath mints Monday in New York City. Ashlee is following in her big sis's footsteps: The 7th Heaven actress will release her debut album, Autobiography, in July.
Penelope Cruz pays tribute to France by wearing a beret to Sunday's Cannes Film Festival premiere of Non ti muovere, an Italian drama in which she plays a destitute woman who becomes romantically involved with a doctor.
IN THE BAG
Good things come in small packages for Halle Berry, who finds what she's looking for at trendy West Hollywood store Maxfield on Saturday. Next up: The actress will paw her way through Catwoman, which hits theaters July 23.
LIVE FROM BERLIN
Jada Pinkett Smith bares her soul Sunday while performing with her fusion band Wicked Wisdom in Berlin. The actress-singer's six-piece group, which recently recorded the CD My Story, is opening for Britney Spears on her European tour.
Sugar Ray Leonard (left) and Sly Stallone show off their fists of fury Monday at a New York City gym. The boxing champ and the Rocky star were scoping out talent for The Contender, a reality series in which aspiring boxers vie for a $1 million contract. Leonard and Stallone are consultants on the show, set to air in January; Stallone is also a producer.
She may play cold-hearted assassin Elle Driver in Kill Bill: Vol. 2, but at a Cannes Film Festival screening for the movie on Sunday, it's all fun and games for Daryl Hannah.
Anna Kournikova has Enrique Iglesias's back as they hunt for houses in Bel-Air, Calif., on Saturday. Neither has confirmed the persistent rumors that they're engaged despite their domestic bliss.