Robert E. Lee He Ain't
Cable-TV mogul Ted Turner is married to actress Jane Fonda and is buying two Hollywood studios, New Line and Castle Rock. No surprise, then, that he is about to make his debut on the silver screen. Turner has a five-second, one-line cameo role as a Confederate general in the movie Gettysburg, due out Oct. 8 from his own TBS Inc. The flick will have a limited theatrical release--80 screens--and then will air on Turner's TNT network. Says Misty Skedgell, a Turner spokeswoman: "He's a big Civil War buff." You'd have to be one, too, to sit through this opus: It's four hours long.
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