October 26, 2003

Shooting for
Shopgirl began shortly after Bridgette Wilson-Sampras was cast as Lisa, the opponent of Claire's character Mirabelle.


The location, which was originally set in Steve Martin's novella at Neiman Marcus, was moved to Saks Fifth Avenue's Beverly Hills store. All interior photography will be shot in the Art Deco style store on Wilshire Boulevard. Saks also plans to host the premiere parties at their stores on both coasts.

September 28, 2003

A good friend of Claire, Jason Schwartz- man will star opposite her and Steve Martin in
Shopgirl. Shooting is set to start on October 13. The adaptation of Martin's novella, directed by Anand Tucker, will be released in the US by Touchstone. 20th Century Fox has picked up the majority of the international territories.



September 20, 2003

On Thursday Claire visited Zac Posen's fashion show for his spring 2004 collection. She watched the presentation in front row at the Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York.
Claire and her boyfriend Ben Lee have joined PETA's campaign to stop Thai elephant torture. Other famous names on the petition are actress Olivia Newton-John, rocker Daniel Johns from Silverchair and New Zealand singer Neil Finn. Click on picture below to see all signatures.

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