MOVED: "Gigli," the Jennifer Lopez-Ben Affleck romantic caper, will open Aug. 1, two days later than previously announced, says Sony Pictures, giving no reason for the change. The film, whose title is pronounced "Jee-lee" and whose word of mouth is poor, was originally set to open Aug. 1, then moved up to July 30, and now back to Aug. 1. Also opening that day will be the third entry in the popular "American Pie" comedy series, the R-rated "American Wedding."
QUOTED: "You can't be a cokehead and do your own coke. You can't be a cattle rancher and eat your own cattle." -- Kevin Costner, 48, to The New York Times, on why a hungry character in his new Western, "Open Range," just doesn't eat one of his herd
CAST: Annabeth Gish, 32, will join the NBC White House drama "The West Wing," playing Elizabeth Bartlet Westin, the older daughter of President Jed Bartlet (Martin Sheen), says the Hollywood Reporter. Her debut will take place in next season's opening two episodes, which were written by executive producer John Wells, who has taken over the series following the May exit of creator and executive producer Aaron Sorkin.
LED: Despite crashing during the race, Lance Armstrong, 31, routed two rivals Monday in the Tour de France, putting him back in the running to reclaim his dominance in the competition. The Associated Press reports that his victory in Stage 15 -- in the misty mountains of the Pyrenees -- helped his chances of equaling Miguel Indurain's record of five straight Tour victories.
OFFERED: The original manuscript from the classic 1968 Mel Brooks comedy "The Producers," by Brooks and script consultant Alfa-Betty Olsen, is on the block with other Hollywood memorabilia in an auction set for July 31 by Joseph Maddalena's Profiles in History in Beverly Hills. The manuscript, with its handwritten notes and which won Brooks the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, is expected to fetch upwards of $10,000. Also up for sale: George Reeves's "Superman" costume from the '50s TV show ($100,000-$150,000).