Bowie is the richest rocker
October 30, 1997
Web posted at: 5:23 p.m. EST (2223 GMT)
From Correspondent Dennis Michael
Who is the richest British rock star? Business Age magazine
says David Bowie holds the title with a fortune worth $917
million. Paul McCartney is second at $867 million, and Tom
Jones holds the third spot.
Steven Seagal is doing an independent art house movie, not as
a star but as a director. Daily Variety reports Seagal
Nasso, the action star's production company, is financing
"Not Even the Trees," a drama set in the modeling world that
began shooting this week in New York. Seagal does not appear
in the film.
Spike Lee may be doing ads for the Los Angeles Lakers, but
that doesn't mean he's become a traitor to his beloved New
York Knicks. Lee's company is doing ads for the Fox Sports
Network and the director tells Daily Variety he's in the
process of doing one for the Lakers.
One of the smallest budget films of the year is creeping out
into theaters around the country. Jon Cryer stars in "Plan
B," a romantic comedy about a group of people whose lives
aren't working out as they expected. The film, by the aptly
named Puny But Loud Productions, cost a minuscule $300,000 to
Adrienne Barbeau is about to return to the acting business.
Columnist Army Archerd reports the actress has been taking a
break since giving birth to twins back in March, but the show
must go on. She'll appear in an episode of "Sliders" on the
Mark Hamil's novel "The Black Pearl" looks like it's going to
get it s promotion to bigscreen movie status. Daily Variety
reports producer Robert Rehme, who is also president of the
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will bring the
adventure satire to the screen.
If you've ever wondered what happened to Paula Adbul, wonder
no longer. The singer has abandoned Virgin Records for a new
multi-year pact at Mercury and is about to re-emerge. The
Hollywood Reporter Trade Paper indicates the singer's first
album in two years is now being recorded. It may be out in
the spring of 1998.