A little ditty 'bout Josh and Diane In their most recent roles, Diane Lane chases a serial killer, and her real-life husband, Josh Brolin, is chased by a seriously deranged killer. Brolin is generating the heat this year, but it's worth taking a longer view of their careers.

JOSH BROLIN

First movie

"The Goonies," 1985, age 17

How busy in 2007?

"Grindhouse," "In the Valley of Elah," "American Gangster," "No Country for Old Men"

Tommy Lee Jones factor

"Elah," "No Country"

Oscar nomination?

No

Memorable scene with dog

Overcomes watery pursuit by rabid mutt, then shoots it dead in midair in "No Country"

Biggest celebrity connection

Barbra Streisand married his father

Next big role

As George W. Bush in Oliver Stone biopic

DIANE LANE

First role

"A Little Romance," 1979, age 14

How busy in 2007?

"Killshot" with, um, Mickey Rourke "Lonesome Dove," "The Big Town"

Tommy Lee Jones factor

Oscar nomination?

Yes, for "Unfaithful" (2002)
Memorable scene with dog

Overrules Kevin Bacon, lets Frankie Muniz keep lovable Jack Russell terrier in "My Dog Skip"

Biggest celebrity connection

Laurence Olivier called her "the next Grace Kelly"
Next big role

Laura Bush???