In a wild week of premieres, Hollywood's red-carpet royalty glam it up (and ham it up) to promote their latest fare
Surviving Christmas LOS ANGELES, OCT. 14
After greeting fans, Ben Affleck dons a holiday hat before swapping it to show his support for his beloved Boston Red Sox at the comedy's premiere. When members of the crowd chanted "J.Lo!" Affleck quipped to Access Hollywood, "Wasn't that touching."
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 19
"This is Ray Charles's night, Ray Charles's family's night," says Jamie Foxx, who escorted his girlfriend, actress Leila Arcieri, and his 9-year-old daughter Corinne to the opening of the Ray Charles biopic in which the actor portrays the late legend. "It's a great time for everyone. Ray Charles was the first Internet connection, and what I mean by that is he was the first person to connect with everyone."
LONDON, OCT. 17
Mama mia, is that Mia's mama? Leaving her 4-year-old daughter and 9-month-old son Joe in L.A. with director husband Sam Mendes, a winsome Kate Winslet (left) lights up the red carpet, while costar Johnny Depp, who plays Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie in the biopic, gazes lovingly at his longtime girlfriend, Vanessa Paradis.
LONDON, OCT. 14
In Leicester Square, Jude Law embraces his girlfriend Sienna Miller, whom he met on the set of their comedy remake. As for reports they're engaged, Miller said, "It's rubbish. We're not getting married. It's absolutely not true." Comparing Law to the titular playboy, she said, "The good bits Jude has—and thank God he doesn't have the bad ones."
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 14
Glamor-puss in boots: Jennifer Aniston looks ready to fly right while shooting an airport scene at LAX of Rumor Has It..., a comedy.
NEW YORK CITY, OCT. 14
Birthday bashed! Usher has his cake—and mistreats it too—after band members playfully attack him to celebrate his 26th backstage after his Madison Square Garden concert.
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 16
Precious and boo! are the moments we two can share...but who is that masked marketer? Why, it's Kirstie Alley indulging her inner Gollum (the troubled, "precious"-obsessed creature from the Lord of the Rings trilogy) on a shopping trip with 10-year-old daughter Lillie.
FLORENCE, OCT. 15
Newlyweds Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner share a sweet moment. Earlier on their European vacation, the couple played golf in Scotland and visited Venice.
WEDDING WOWS BEVERLY HILLS, OCT. 15
Jessica Simpson (left) beguiles down the aisle playing bridesmaid to husband Nick Lachey's groomsman at the wedding of pals Jennifer MacFarlane and Sean Sullivan, a sound engineer for Simpson's summer solo tour. Justin Timberlake also suits up for the ceremony with Cameron Diaz—the groom worked on Timberlake's Justified tour last year.
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 17
Now that's a cheap date! Lindsay Lohan and Wilmer Valderrama stock up on groceries at Costco. The thrifty actress will guest star on her boyfriend's sitcom That '70s Show on Nov. 10.
LONDON, OCT. 19
Demi Moore fishes for a toy soldier floating in a canal while shooting a scene for her thriller Half Light. She plays a mystery novelist mourning the drowning death of her 5-year-old son.
AUSTIN, TEXAS, OCT. 16
Six-time Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong leads a pack of celebrity cyclists—including girlfriend Sheryl Crow and pals Will Ferrell and Robin Williams—on a 100-mile trip during his Ride for the Roses benefit. (Ferrell only completed 40 miles.) The event raised over $6 million for cancer research.
BODY AFTER BABY
MALIBU, OCT. 16
Apparently, Coco can have a slimming effect! Just check out Courteney Cox Arquette, who shows off her svelte self four months after giving birth to her daughter Coco. What's the secret? "Breast-feeding," says the actress with a laugh.
NEW YORK CITY, OCT. 16
Leaving a Manhattan hotel, Celine Dion steps out with her son René-Charles Angélil, 3. The singer was in town to promote her new album Miracle.
BEVERLY HILLS, OCT. 17
Sunday side up: Reese Witherspoon takes a stroll with her 5-year-old daughter Ava after going to church.