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August 2, 1987 | Leonard Klady
Lou Diamond Phillips, 25, who's just shot to public attention as legendary Ritchie Valens in Columbia's hugely publicized "La Bamba," has just completed the leading role in "Dakota," an independent feature directed by Fred Holms, in which he played an irresponsible biker facing hard life decisions while working on a Texas horse ranch. Meanwhile, Phillips' manager, Howard Goldberg, said he's being inundated with offers for his client: "The phone hasn't stopped ringing.
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August 2, 1987 | Leonard Klady
Lou Diamond Phillips, 25, who's just shot to public attention as legendary Ritchie Valens in Columbia's hugely publicized "La Bamba," has just completed the leading role in "Dakota," an independent feature directed by Fred Holms, in which he played an irresponsible biker facing hard life decisions while working on a Texas horse ranch. Meanwhile, Phillips' manager, Howard Goldberg, said he's being inundated with offers for his client: "The phone hasn't stopped ringing.
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July 19, 1987
Tongues have been wagging over that test screening the other night of "Illegally Yours." Reportedly half the audience walked out--including its director, Peter Bogdanovich. Now the romantic comedy-mystery, which stars heartthrob Rob Lowe as a young man trying to clear the name of a high school heartthrob accused of murder, has been pulled from its July 31 opening and re-scheduled for January. Bogdanovich is "cutting his little heart out"--i.e.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 1987
Tongues have been wagging over that test screening the other night of "Illegally Yours." Reportedly half the audience walked out--including its director, Peter Bogdanovich. Now the romantic comedy-mystery, which stars heartthrob Rob Lowe as a young man trying to clear the name of a high school heartthrob accused of murder, has been pulled from its July 31 opening and re-scheduled for January. Bogdanovich is "cutting his little heart out"--i.e.
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May 10, 1987
Dustin and Warren may not look so terrific in the upcoming "Ishtar"--all that Moroccan sun and wind--but they ought to look swell in interviews filmed in recent days with electronic media members from outside L.A. TV interviewers were herded into a room at the Westwood Marquee for 10-minute chats with the starry pair last weekend.
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May 21, 1989
Faster than a speeding sequel comes news that Universal's already-announced "Twins" sequel may actually spawn something new. Are you ready for "Triplets"? Yes, according to a studio source, Arnold Schwarzenneger and Danny DeVito will apparently be joined by another sibling. And there's a further twist: sibling No. 3 is a she. We're told that the top candidate for the part is . . . Roseanne Barr. A spokesman for producer-director Ivan Reitman said the only thing being developed at his company is "a vacation" following the frantic work to finish "Ghostbusters II."
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January 15, 1989
Chevy Chase returns as Clark Griswald in Warners' "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," next March. Beverly D'Angelo is also back in Julianne Gavin's screenplay, which finds the couple besieged by in-laws during the holiday season. Matty Simmons produces; commercial director Jeremiah Chechik makes his big-screen debut . . . George C. Scott takes a menacing pose as the villainous Big Boy in Warren Beatty's "Dick Tracy," filming for Disney in March. Michael J. Pollard also is cast as a mug.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 1987
Dustin and Warren may not look so terrific in the upcoming "Ishtar"--all that Moroccan sun and wind--but they ought to look swell in interviews filmed in recent days with electronic media members from outside L.A. TV interviewers were herded into a room at the Westwood Marquee for 10-minute chats with the starry pair last weekend.
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