Vin Diesel Kids Around
03/09/2005 AT 06:00 AM EST
The Play's the Thing
Teri Hatcher is a busy Desperate Housewife, but she's making time to hit the stage for a good cause. The actress will star in a production of the Eve Ensler play The Vagina Monologues in Los Angeles on March 17. Directed by Penny Marshall, the production will raise money for the 2005 Worldwide V-Day campaign to end violence against women and will honor local organization The HerShe Group.
Penelope Cruz had to learn Italian before starring in the upcoming film Don't Move (Non Ti Muovere). "I had to lose my accent completely," she says. "My character's name is Italia, so I really couldn't have any accent." To do so, she undertook an Eliza Doolittle-like schedule: "I had like four- or five-hour lessons every day. I loved the challenge of having to do that."
Caught in the Act
Ashley Olsen and boyfriend Scott Sartiano, dining at hip New York eatery Nobu Next Door. The couple sat at a corner table, where they chowed on an asparagus appetizer, beef skewers and an array of sushi.
Friends we never knew were friends boogied the night away at L.A. club Chi. While Lindsay Lohan's ex Wilmer Valderrama stood on a seat and danced with a drink in his hand, Jennifer Lopez's ex Cris Judd and Shannon Elizabeth's future ex Joe Reitman joined him in the booth. Talk about the ex factor.
AMY LONGSDORF, VANESSA DIAZ, KATY HALL and KIM LANSING