Now, I don’t know the precise origins of this featured photoshoot, but it appears that Cameron Diaz is taking that sword down the throat like a man. Surely, it’s a fake prop sword, right? In other news, Nikki Finke reports that Diaz has just attached herself to a new romantic comedy with an unlikely costar:
20th Century Fox has acquired screen rights to the Jane Heller novel An Ex To Grind, a package that comes with Cameron Diaz and Benicio Del Toro attached to play a warring couple in a romantic comedy. The idea is for Del Toro to play a star athlete who for years supports the dreams of his waitress wife. Cut to several years later. His career is cut short by injury, he has has morphed into a beer-swilling couch potato while she has become a big success in business. She plans to divorce him and is horrified to discover she will have to pay alimony to maintain the slovenly lifestyle that led her to dump him. She conspires to find him a new wife to get herself off the hook but when her replacement restores the man she fell for, the ex wants him back.
Oh, Benicio… what have they done to you? It appears that the Oscar winner has fallen prey to some unintentionally hilarious Wolfman fallout. Oh well, here’s some more Cameron Diaz at the circus: