Actress Olya Zueva, who plays Angelina Jolie‘s mother in a ’70s flashback sequence in Phillip Noyce’s Salt (Sony, 7.10) — Sunday, 8.9.09, 8:40 pm. It was my contention that Olya is close to being a dead-ringer for Rachel Ward as she looked in the late ’70s. Certainly close enough.
Two bottles of Noyce Brothers vino that couldn’t be opened due to an upcoming tasting by wine guru Robert Parker.
Noyce’s longtime and much-trusted assistant Chris Nablo, a right guy who’s helped me out with this and that more than a few times — Sunday, 8.9.09, 7:55 pm.