Star Tracks - Oct. 27, 2004
POINT & SHOOT
Nicole Kidman rules the red carpet at the New York premiere of Birth on Tuesday. In the mystery movie (opening Oct. 29), the actress plays a woman who becomes convinced that a 10-year-old boy is her dead husband reincarnated.
Seems like another small-screen romance is brewing: The O.C.'s Benjamin McKenzie hits the town with Everwood star Emily VanCamp, on Tuesday. The couple club-hopped in West Hollywood, including stops at Bliss and Spider Club. Despite reports of canoodling, reps for the pair insist "they're friends."
Though they've been married since July, the honeymoon continues for Nicolas Cage and bride Alice Kim: The couple debark in Corsica, France, on Wednesday during their Mediterranean cruise on a private yacht.
DRIVE, SHE SAID
Gisele Bundchen keeps the enthusiasm level high at the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo. The supermodel started many gentlemen's engines when she waved the checkered flag at the race in her native country.
Meanwhile, back in Hollywood, Bundchen's beau Leonardo DiCaprio tends to more mundane tasks, like picking up fast food from Jack in the Box.
Brad Pitt gets an up-close look at embryonic stem cells at Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Tuesday. The actor toured the facility to show his support for Proposition 71, which advocates for the right to do stem-cell research at California hospitals, medical schools and universities.
SHAKE ON IT
Tom Cruise flashes his famous grin while catching up with his The Last Samurai costar Shin Koyamada at an event Monday at the University of California-Los Angeles during which Cruise discussed his career and took questions from the audience.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton does a little A-list hobnobbing with Kate Winslet at the premiere of the actress's Finding Neverland in Brooklyn, N.Y. Winslet stars with Johnny Depp in the movie about Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie (which opens in limited release Nov. 12).
Freddie Prinze Jr. and Mena Suvari film a scene from their campus comedy Nailed Right In at Columbia University in New York City on Monday.
Billy Bob Thornton obliges autograph-seeking fans outside London's Met Bar. The new dad (daughter Bella turned 1-month-old on Oct. 22) was in England to promote his film Bad Santa, which screened at the London Film Festival.