EmptyPACINO HEADS TO ROME
'Blindness' to open AFF
Fernando Meirelles' Cannes opener "Blindness" will launch the Atlantic Film Festival on Sept. 11 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, organizers said. The thriller will unspool after it screens in Toronto. The 28th Atlantic festival runs Sept. 11-20.
On her own
Publicist Ina Treciokas — who reps such clients as Sarah Jessica Parker, Mike Myers, Katie Holmes and Owen Wilson — is leaving ID Public Relations after 13 years to open her own firm. ID founder Kelly Bush announced the departure Sunday.
'SCOOBY's' tv mystery
There will be a third live-action/CG "Scooby-Doo" film, this time headed to TV and DVD. "Scooby-Doo: In the Beginning," set before the 2002 and 2004 "Scooby-Doo" theatricals, will debut on Cartoon Network in fall 2009, when it also will be released on DVD. "Beginning" will feature a cast of newcomers.