March 12, 1996 |
Paramount Pictures is teaming with Rusty Pelican restaurants to launch a nationwide chain of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurants, taking their theme from last year's Academy Award-winning film "Forrest Gump." The first of 23 planned eateries is slated for opening next month on Cannery Row, near the Monterey Bay Aquarium. . . . Capitol Records will release the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" on May 15.
March 8, 1996 |
If you loved the movie, you'll love the food. That's the reasoning behind Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., a seafood restaurant chain planned by Rusty Pelican Restaurants Inc. and Paramount Pictures that will incorporate scenery and themes from "Forrest Gump," the popular 1994 movie that won six Oscars.
February 3, 2002
Every rock 'n' roll film, it seems, has this scene: The scrappy young musician walks wide-eyed into a record label office lined with glistening rows of identical platinum records--the star-making machinery in action! The folks at Jewel Box Platinum have plans for that scene. Kids may never stop dreaming of rock-star fame, but those generic awards are changing.
February 9, 2012 |
A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier The $60-million Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier plans to open in May with 16 rides, including a vertical-lift steel coaster, a 100-foot-tall Ferris wheel with programmable LED lights and a 200-foot-tall swing tower offering panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico.
December 22, 1996
* Jay E. Wilson has joined Vans Inc., an Orange footwear and apparel maker, as vice president of marketing. He was formerly a marketing consultant for Dark Horse Distribution, whose product lines included Grind King skateboard trucks, Haz Mat snowboards, Underdog Shoes, Society Skateboards and Belladonna women's wear. Prior to that, Wilson was a managing partner and marketing director at Brand Building Communications in Beverly Hills. * Dennis J.
July 17, 2008 |
It sounds like the archetypal young actor's plight, one repeated with every fresh arrival to Hollywood. "We've been working really hard for no money for a year," says Jesse Bonnell, 23, president of the fledgling performance collective Poor Dog Group, composed of recent CalArts graduates.