Tribute to Lumet...
Lincoln Center will pay tribute to one of New York's favorite sons, the late director Sidney Lumet.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Monday evening that it will hold a weeklong retrospective titled "Prince of the City: Remembering Sidney Lumet." It will screen July 19-25 in the Walter Reade Theater.
Among the 16 features to be shown are Lumet's "Dog Day Afternoon," "Network," "The Pawnbroker," "Prince of the City" and "Running on Empty."
Lumet died in April at age 86 in his Manhattan home after suffering from lymphoma.
Picturing Diana today...
The latest Newsweek cover contains a ghostly sight: a computer-generated image of a stylish Princess Diana, as she might look now, walking with Kate Middleton.
The article inside was written by Diana biographer and longtime provocateur Tina Brown. She's also Newsweek's editor-in-chief, having taken over after her online publication, the Daily Beast, merged late last year with the decades-old publication.
"What would she have been like?" Brown writes of Diana, who would have turned 50 on Friday, nearly 14 years after her death in a Paris car crash. "Still great-looking: that's a given."
The magazine's new issue also features an imagined Diana Facebook page and a slideshow comparing the fashion styles of Diana and Middleton, who married Diana's oldest child, Prince William, in April.
"We wanted to bring the memory of Diana alive in a vivid image that transcends time and reflects my piece," Brown said in a statement Tuesday.
'Ugly Betty' is bride...
America Ferrera is a married lady.
People magazine's website says the 27-year-old "Ugly Betty" star and longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams were wed Monday night in "an intimate setting" with close friends and family in attendance.
A representative for Ferrera confirmed the report Tuesday.
Ferrera won an Emmy, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her portrayal of Betty Suarez on ABC's "Ugly Betty."
The couple met at the University of Southern California when Williams cast her in his student film.
They became engaged last year.
Lady Gaga sued...
A lawsuit filed in Detroit claims music star Lady Gaga is misleading her fans with an online pitch for donations for victims of the Japan earthquake.
Lady Gaga's website is selling $5 wristbands that say, "We Pray For Japan." The website also allows people to make additional donations and says "all proceeds go directly to Japan relief efforts."
But the lawsuit notes that sales tax and a $3.99 shipping charge are added. Detroit-area attorney Alyson Oliver believes not all money is going to help the Japanese. She wants an accounting.
An e-mail seeking comment was left Monday with a spokesman for Lady Gaga. The lawsuit was filed Friday in federal court in Detroit. It seeks class-action status and possible refunds for people who bought wristbands.