Legends of the Fall

Check out Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and 10 other dazzling leading ladies lighting up movie screens this season. By Emily Fromm with KC Baker, Kimberly Lansing and Jenny Sundel

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES

Since 1998's The Mask of Zorro, the Welsh beauty, 36, has had two kids (Dylan, 5, and Carys, 2) and won an Oscar (for 2002's Chicago). But she was thrilled to reprise her role for The Legend of Zorro: The original not only made her a star, but also found her a husband, Michael Douglas. "Michael saw me in it and then seduced me," she says. "Hounded me. Followed me around the world until he found me."