MATRIX OVERLOADED: The media blitz behind “The Matrix Reloaded” kicked into overdrive during Wednesday night’s all-black premiere at Los Angeles’ Mann Village Theatre. Those eagerly awaiting the release and those merely curious about the buzz included Amber Valetta, Sandra Bullock, Katie Holmes, Lucy Liu and Demi Moore. Nipping at the heels of current box office champ “X2,” the film also heralds the return of girl power both on and off screen. Jada Pinkett Smith, clad in a black Roland Mouret dress and metal-studded Oscar de la Renta leather jacket, had no qualms about getting rough with co-stars Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne. “I sure did kick their butts, and it was great,” she said. But Italian bombshell Monica Belluci, bound in her usual Dolce & Gabbana corsetry, only got the chance to flex her feminine wiles. “I didn’t get to kick anybody’s butt…but I am dangerous,” she said mischievously. Meanwhile, the men proved they could also cut dashing figures on the red carpet. Reeves and Fishburne wore bespoke suits by Brit Ozwald Boateng, who flew in just to fit them. The designer is on his way to New York to scout locations for a store, which he hopes to open by fall. The film opens nationwide Thursday.

A SWID ENGAGEMENT: Jill Swid and Jonathan Tisch are headed to the altar after six months of dating. The hotelier popped the question Thursday in Manhattan, and Swid accepted. “I’m so gaga,” she said, adding that the proposal was a surprise. Sources say a summer wedding in Southampton is in the works, though Tisch’s spokesman would not confirm it. The bridegroom’s first marriage to Laura Steinberg, daughter of Gayfryd and Saul Steinberg — a wedding long remembered as the ultimate in Eighties decadence — ended in divorce.

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