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The Hollywood Minute

August 28, 1995

From Entertainment Correspondent Dennis Michael

Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Careras will tour together. This will be the first world tour for The Three Tenors. According to the Sunday Times of London dates will be announced October 11th.

Ringo Starr has canceled the rest of his tour with his All-Starr Band, citing a family illness. The former Beatle left dates in California and Nevada, flying back to England to be with a sick relative.

The original members of TV's Partridge Family will reunite for a new talk show. Danny Bonaduce hosts "Danny!", a nationally syndicated show. The reunion is the first for the actors in 20 years.

Anna Nicole Smith says she was tricked into posing for the "White Trash Nation" issue of New York Magazine. A suit between the former Guess model and the publication has been settled for an undisclosed amount. The cover shot featured Smith posing with a bag of junk food.

Mortal Kombat fell in sales but not far enough to lose its lead in the weekend's box office race. Desperado and Dangerous Minds tied for second place. The Keanu Reeves' romance "A Walk In The Clouds" was fourth, followed by "Lord Of Illusions."

More news for Grateful Dead fans...publisher Larry Flynt plans a magazine tribute to Jerry Garcia. The collector's edition will feature articles, pictures and a pull-out poster. 200,000 copies of "Jerry Garcia: What A Long Strange Trip It Was," go on sale September 19th.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Castle Rock Entertainment hopes Tom Cruise will make his next feature with them. To that end, the company has bought an action script called, "An Eye For An Eye" with plans to re-tool it for Cruise. The actor recently wrapped a film version of "Mission Impossible."

Casting news: John Travolta has signed to make a comedy called, "Michael," written by Nora Ephron, for Turner Pictures. "Michael' is the story of two tabloid reporters sent to write about an angel in Iowa. But first Travolta is set to shoot two films, "Phenomenon" and "Lady Takes An Ace."

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