Star Tracks

updated 05/26/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/26/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Achilles zeal: Brad Pitt modeled the latest in Greek chic while playing the classical warrior Achilles in Malta, where the actor is filming the sword-and-sandals epic Troy. The following day (inset), Pitt practiced battle moves with a wooden weapon.

Demonstrating pitcher-perfect form, Halle Berry threw the first pitch at an Expos-Dodgers game in Montreal, where she's filming Gothika, a thriller with Penélope Cruz.

Sex and the City costars (from left) Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Kim Cattrall demonstrated the art of four play as they shared a laugh between takes at a sidewalk café in New York City's meatpacking district. The fab four were shooting on location for the HBO hit's sixth and final season, which premieres on June 22.

Love and basketball: Keeping an eye on the action, Jennifer Lopez whispered sweet nothings to her headlocked fiancé, Ben Affleck, as the Lakers beat the Spurs in an NBA playoff game at L.A.'s Staples Center. The couple play a pair of mobsters who hold hostage the mentally challenged brother of a federal prosecutor in the drama Gigli, opening Aug. 1.

Christina Aguilera was tickled pink in her Miss Sixty dress at L.A.'s Music Video Production Association Awards. The diva's hit "Dirrty" was up for Pop Video of the Year but lost to "Cry Me a River" starring Justin Timberlake, with whom she'll begin touring June 4.

Hip dad Jude Law had his hands full toting daughter Iris, 2, in London (mom is actress Sadie Frost). The actor costars with Nicole Kidman in Cold Mountain, a drama due this winter.

Exit right: At the New Plymouth airport, a high-handed Tom Cruise bid farewell to New Zealand, where he has spent the past four months filming The Last Samurai, a 19th-century drama.

Hair apparent: Julianne Moore and her 13-month-old daughter Liv Helen put Manhattan on red alert while enjoying the city sunshine. The actress is in town filming the indie flick Marie and Bruce with Matthew Broderick.

Justin Timberlake had the white idea for his concert in England's Hallam FM Arena. The pop king recently began his duties as a special correspondent for TNT Sports doing taped features for NBA, PGA and NASCAR events.

Mike Myers bonded with his alterogre for the unveiling of a new Shrek attraction at Hollywood's Universal Studios. The actor returns as the voice of the creature in Shrek 2, due in 2004.

Jewel in the crowd: Backstage at a concert during Manhattan's Tribeca Film Festival, Jewel showed her support for the city by aligning herself with New York City firemen. The singer's new CD, 0304, hits stores on June 3.

At London's Comedy Theatre, Matthew Perry and Minnie Driver happily made a scene as they shared the stage in the David Mamet play Sexual Perversity in Chicago, which opened on May 14.

Strolling Stone: Though they were once embroiled in a child-support battle, Mick Jagger and his former flame, Brazilian model Luciana Morad, seemed relaxed and friendly as they ambled in a Paris park with their son Lucas, 4.

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