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Will it be Charlotte, Carrie, Miranda or Samantha? Cynthia Nixon, second from right, let slip that a character will die in the "Sex and the City" movie.
By The Scoop
updated 4/17/2008 10:46:55 PM ET 2008-04-18T02:46:55

Whatever “Sex and the City’s” Cynthia Nixon was paid for being in the upcoming film version of the hit HBO series, she deserves a raise.

The actress let it slip to host Billy Eichner during the Creation Nation comedy show at the Zipper Theater on Apr. 15 that “a character dies in the movie.” And in turn, Nixon made the SATC movie — dare we say — interesting.

Nixon refused to divulge who dies, opening the door for the blog world to start positing its own theories. Among the favorites:

  • New York magazine’s Daily Intel Blog, which settles on Charlotte (cause of death: “freak tennis accident”) because it “can’t think of a reason not to kill Charlotte.”
  • The Vulture blog, also from NY magazine, puts its money on Mr. Big. “Big's death will end the first act of the movie, which will be followed by a tasteful period of mourning, and then a montage. Carrie will end the movie sad, but plucky, with a new (or old!) guy on the horizon and the prospect for sequels bright.”

Not a bad theory at all, but Scoop will refrain from conjecture for now and be pleased to think that maybe there is a plot twist out there that can be kept mostly secret.

Liz Hurley pregnant?
Slideshow: Celebrity Sightings Another day, another pregnancy rumor. This time, Liz Hurley is at the center of speculation. When her longtime friend Elton John ran up to Hurley at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Hottest Pink Party Ever in NYC on April 8, Life & Style magazine reports that John then “rubbed her tummy,” and he raised his eyebrows.

“Elton kissed and hugged Elizabeth and congratulated Arun,” a witness told the magazine. “They seemed to be giggling over their little secret.” Hurley also wore a tummy-covering sari to the event and, said the witness, abstained from alcohol.

If the magazine is off the mark, it might be time for a denial or at least a dress with a waistline.

What’s going on with JC Chasez and Chase Crawford?
Video: Scoop on a surprising 'Sex' death While former ’N Sync band member JC Chasez publicly shot down stories of a romance with buddy Chace Crawford, the “Gossip Girl” star finds them funny. “Chace is laughing about the JC rumors!” Candice Crawford, Chace’s sister, told In Touch at the On Top of Cloud 9 clothing launch in Las Vegas on April 2. “They have the same manager, and that’s why they are always hanging out.” Candice also mentioned that Chace, 22, and ex-girlfriend Carrie Underwood “still talk, but are just friends.”

“Chace is really happy being single now,” a friend tells In Touch

Weekend box office
Three big releases are scheduled for this weekend. “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” is a fun, goofy comedy from the Judd Apatow folks that will have a pretty broad appeal, and Al Pacino is finally back in a leading role in “88 Minutes.” But the box-office winner this weekend, I predict, will be “The Forbidden Kingdom,” which stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li. With two big headliners like that and distribution in more than 3,000 theaters, it seems like it can’t miss the No. 1 slot. Expect last week’s “Prom Date” to continue to do well also.

Did you hear?
Elle magazine’s annual Get a Better Body issue, which features five celebs who pose au natural, is hitting stands. This year’s celebs are Angie Harmon, Gabrielle Union, Zoe McLellan, Ana Ortiz and Jill Scott.

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Photos: SJP: Style, 'Sex' and success

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  1. Back for more adventure

    The ladies are back in fashion for "Sex and the City 2" as, from left, Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) take another bite out of The Big Apple -- and beyond. (New Line Productions) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Always dressed to impress

    Parker arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity" in New York on May 3, 2010. (Lucas Jackson / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Mom and the city

    Parker walks in the West Village of New York with her son James Wilkie Broderick and one of her twin daughters on April 7, 2010. (Ray Tamarra / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Hugh and her

    Parker and Hugh Grant arrive for the Britsh premiere of their movie "Did You Hear About The Morgans?" in London in December 2009. (Daniel Deme / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Why Wyoming?

    In "Did You Hear About the Morgans?" Parker and Grant play a New York couple who witness a murder and are put in witness protection in a small Wyoming town. (Columbia Pictures) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Fashion statement

    Parker sports flashy fashion as she films a scene for "Sex and the City 2" on location in New York in September 2009. (Charles Sykes / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Twinning combination

    Parker, her husband Matthew Broderick and their son, James Wilkie Broderick, pose with week-old daughters Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick, left, and Tabitha Hodge Broderick. The girls were born via a surrogate on June 22, 2009. (Robin Layton / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. At the Oscars

    Parker arrives in a flowing white gown for the 81st Academy Awards on Feb. 22, 2009. (Amy Sancetta / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. Where's the mole?

    Photographs taken at the MTV Awards in June 2008 (left) and at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July 2008 indicate that Parker had the signature mole on her chin removed between the two events. A source close to the actress confirmed on July 17, 2008, did indeed have the procedure. (Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Smart guy

    Parker co-starred with Dennis Quaid in "Smart People," a 2008 comedy-drama in which Quaid played a professor and Parker his former student. (Miramax Films) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. Out to 'Launch'

    In "Failure to Launch" (2006), Parker played the dream girl of a 30-year-old slacker, played by Matthew McConaughey. (Paramount Pictures) Back to slideshow navigation
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