Movie File: Halle Berry, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Amanda Peet, Kate Beckinsale, Sean Penn & More

Halle Berry, who broke her arm while filming “Gothika” and injured her eye on the set of “Die Another Day,” was taken to a hospital recently after colliding with set equipment while shooting a running scene for “Catwoman.” The accident was described as minor, and the actress has continued shooting the movie, due in the summer. …Dustin Hoffman has been cast as Ben Stiller‘s father in “Meet the Fockers,” the sequel to “Meet the Parents,” due in December. Barbra Streisand, who has not made a movie since 1996, is considering the mother role but has yet to sign on. …

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are the leading nominees for an upcoming awards show. But not only will they not attend the event together, they won’t attend at all. No one ever does. “Gigli,” the former couple’s mob-comedy bomb, has a leading nine nominations for the Razzies, an annual Academy Awards spoof mocking the year’s worst movies. “Gigli” will “compete” against “Dr. Seuss’ the Cat in the Hat,” “From Justin to Kelly” “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” and “The Real Cancun” for Worst Picture. … Although Sean Penn skipped the Golden Globes, where he won for best dramatic actor, and has never attended the Academy Awards despite three prior nominations, he’ll be there in February. “He wants to stand up for ‘Mystic River,’ ” his spokesperson told the New York Post.

Amanda Peet, fresh from “Something’s Gotta Give,” has been cast opposite Ashton Kutcher in “A Lot Like Love,” a romantic comedy directed by Nigel Cole (“Calendar Girls”). The plot centers on a couple who insist on ignoring their mutual attraction despite being continually thrown together by fate. … Christopher Walken is negotiating to co-star alongside Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in the romantic comedy “The Wedding Crashers.” Walken will play the father of a girl who, while serving as a bridesmaid, falls for one of two men who crash receptions to meet women. …

“Varsity Blues” and, more recently, “The Perfect Score” director Brian Robbins will next produce “Coach Carter,” a drama based on a true story and starring Samuel L. Jackson. “Sam plays a guy by the name of Ken Carter who was a high school basketball coach in Richmond, California, which is outside of Oakland in a really rough neighborhood,” Robbins said. “His team was on its way to an undefeated season. The team showed up to practice one day and the doors to the gym were chained shut. A note said, ‘No practice. Come to the library.’ When they got there, Carter said, ‘We’re not playing another game until you guys get your sh– together off the court, in the classroom and in life.’ And where you thought the school and community would’ve rallied around the coach for doing such a thing, they didn’t. It went the opposite way and there was an outcry about wanting to see these kids play ball.” Robbins said the team’s five starters went on to get college scholarships and have “cool lives.” …

While preparing to fly to the Sundance Film Festival to promote her latest movie, “Tiptoes,” Kate Beckinsale collapsed with severe abdominal pain and was admitted to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for an emergency appendectomy. The actress, who also has “Van Helsing” with Hugh Jackman in May and “The Aviator” with Leonardo DiCaprio in December, is recovering. … Sam Raimi recently described his “Spider-Man” sequel as “a little smaller and more intimate” than the original. “I really turned the film inward on the characters, and it seems like that’s what the audience responded to in the first film,” the director told the Associated Press. “So we focused on developing the characters to the next level, and the actors have taken the performances, all of them, up a notch.” …

Newcomer Sam Heughan will play the title role in “Macedonia’s Alexander the Great,” a biopic of ancient Greece’s conqueror not to be confused with Oliver Stone‘s “Alexander,” which stars Colin Farrell. “We looked at hundreds of young actors to play this role, which requires both striking visual attraction and the look of a great future warrior,” producer Ilya Salkind (“Superman”) said in a statement. “When we spotted the athletic six-foot-two-inch-framed Heughan and his captivating sensuous masculine visage, we knew we had found him.” Shooting is scheduled to begin February 7 in Greece and Egypt for an October release. …

Contrary to rumors flying rampant across the Internet, Beyoncé has not been cast as Lois Lane in the next “Superman” movie, nor will Johnny Depp play Lex Luthor. No roles have been filled, according to a Warner Bros. spokesperson.