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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published December 6, 1995
MONICA SELES and TED TURNER were two of Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating People of 1995." Turner, on not getting a network: "I'm not sure it's healthy to get everything you want" (ABC, 12/5)....Negotiations between BILL MURRAY and Turner Pictures for the comic to star in "Veeck as in Wreck," a film based on Bill Veeck, have apparently broken down. Sources say Turner Pictures was very close to a deal that would have paid Murray $10M, but talks broke apart over "a couple of hundred thousand dollars. Murray is reportedly still interested in a deal" (VARIETY, 12/4-10 issue).... Former Expos GM KEVIN MALONE said he is "seriously thinking about becoming a full-time minister." Malone said he is in discussions with a MLB team on becoming a scout, but claims his Christianity is reducing interest (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 12/6).