American Beauty received a leading four nominations Tuesday for the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The film got nominations for best actor for Kevin Spacey, actress for Annette Bening, supporting actor for Chris Cooper and ensemble acting. The Sopranos led TV nominations with five, including best actor for James Gandolfini. "Ben-Hur' production company files bankruptcy
The production company behind the flop Ben-Hur: The Musical has filed for bankruptcy protection. Global Impact Concepts Inc., which opened the show in Orlando, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization Friday. The $9-million show planned a four-year run but lasted little more than two months before closing Jan. 16.Harvard hopes to see
Billy Crystal in drag
Billy Crystal will find out just how "mahvelous" he looks in drag, when he and Jamie Lee Curtis are honored at Harvard University. Crystal and Curtis have been chosen to receive the annual Hasty Pudding awards. Curtis will lead a parade through the streets of Harvard Square on Feb. 10 with male Harvard students in drag. Crystal will be the guest at a roast Feb. 17 and will appear in bra and wig.
ABC plans one-time airing of "Millionaire' tonight
According to Variety magazine, ABC has decided to air a one-time-only Wednesday showing of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire at 8 tonight _ presumably to douse a highly promoted episode of NBC's new quiz show Twenty One in which a contestant will win more than $1-million.