GOOD GIRL: Actress Angelina Jolie to be named a United Nations goodwill ambassador on Monday, the U.N. refugee agency said. The Tomb Raider star has already visited refugee camps in Sierra Leone and Cambodia and is currently in Pakistan.
TO THE BOARDS: Brendan Fraser snagging the lead role for the London revival of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
AILING: Pop star Stevie Nicks postponing two more concerts this week while she gets treatment for a severe case of bronchitis, which has been plaguing her for weeks.
DOWNEY UPDATE: Robert Downey Jr. appearing in Elton John's new video for "I Want Love," which debuts on VH1 tomorrow and will run at the top of every hour.
TIMES TWO: Dave Matthews' wife, Ashley, giving birth to twins girls last Wednesday. They've been named Stella Busina and Grace Anne.
HOT LINEUP! The Toronto International Film Festival announcing its lineup with the Ethan Hawke-Denzel Washington cop film Training Day, the Anthony Hopkins-led Hearts of Atlantis and the Johnny Depp-Heather Graham starrer From Hell among those films in competition. The fest runs September 6 through 15.
BURYING THE COMPETITION: The two-hour season finale of HBO's death-themed dramedy Six Feet Under scoring a 13.4 rating, its best numbers to date and equal to the highest ratings ever by the cable net's comedy hit Sex and the City. Production is set to commence on the next 13-episode season in four weeks.
NEW BOSS: Actor Tony Danza replacing Donny and Marie Osmond as the host of this year's Miss America Pageant, scheduled for September 22 on ABC.
BACKSTREET BUSINESS: Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell and his wife, Leighanne, forming BriLeigh Productions, a music label and entertainment production company with plans to launch both films and TV shows by the end of 2002.
NEW HOME: The city of Jupiter, Florida, close to inking a deal that would give the Burt Reynolds Museum a new temporary home in an old bank building on U.S. 1. The museum, which had previously been on Reynold's Jupiter ranch before he lost the property to bankruptcy, could be open by November.
LOOKING AROUND: ABC anchorman Jack Ford saying he's leaving ABC if the network doesn't make him a host of Good Morning America or give him another high-profile gig, like 20/20.
IT'S OFFICIAL: Bryant Gumbel and his wife finalizing their divorce Tuesday, ending a bitter four-year battle that included charges that The Early Show host had cheated on her with a series of mistresses.
GETTING ITS DUE: This year's Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner, The Believer, about a former Yeshiva student who becomes neo-Nazi skinhead, premiering on Showtime in September.