What do a sorority comedy, Lily Allen, and Hellboy II: The Golden Army have in common? Not much. But as Hollywood wrapped 2007, randomness ruled a landscape littered with sales (Kim Cattrall at Christie’s, Allen at Harrods), silliness (Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in Step Brothers), and sweat (Leonardo DiCaprio in Body of Lies).
Get ready for the next wave of comedy: Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly prepare to make a splash in Step Brothers (out July 25), about two juvenile siblings looking to one-up each other.
Hey, Big Spender
Shopping or high-stakes bidding — what’s the difference to a trendy NYC gal? In this EW exclusive from the set of Sex and the City: The Movie (out May 30), Samantha (Kim Cattrall) and Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) hit Christie’s.
Web Obsession of the Week
We’ve seen Hellboy II‘s slick website and, thankfully, it looks like Pan’s Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro is bringing his visually stunning sensibility to the July 11 action sequel. Watch the bombastic trailer, read about the movie’s Budapest set, and download some Selma Blair wallpaper. Hell, yes! (www.hellboymovie.com)
It’s clear what puts a big grin on ”Smile” songstress Lily Allen’s face: teeny-tiny dogs! The British star was the main attraction at Harrods in London on Dec. 28, as the famed department store kicked off its annual winter sale.
Now this is Method
Leonardo DiCaprio gets gritty as a CIA operative on the Morocco set of Body of Lies (out Oct. 10), Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the David Ignatius spy thriller.
What a Rush
Anna Faris (with All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter and Superbad‘s Emma Stone) stars as a fallen Playboy Bunny in I Know What Boys Like. Hey, don’t groan! It’s from the writers who brought you Legally Blonde.