Michael Jackson has outsold himself now that his "Moonwalker" tape has become the top-selling music videocassette of all time.
Sales of the video totaling about $12.5 million have surpassed the half-million mark set by the entertainer's, "Making Michael Jackson's Thriller," said Eliot Sekuler of CBS Music Video Enterprises."Moonwalker," which co-stars Sean Lennon, Kellie Parker, Brandon Adams and Joe Pesci, also has taken the top slot on "Billboard" magazine's top music videocassettes chart.
*WASHINGTON (UPI) - Kevin Kline will receive the second annual William Shakespeare Award from Washington's Shakespeare Theatre at the Folger, honoring him for his work in keeping the classics alive in American theater.
"Kevin is one of our country's most talented and versatile actors," said Shakespeare Theatre artistic director Michael Kahn.
"Equally at home on the stage and on film, he has made notable contributions in musical, comedic and dramatic roles but we recognize him for his recent brilliant portrayals of Richard III, Hamlet and Benedick (in `Much Ado About Nothing)."
Kline's acting career began with a production of "Macbeth" at Indiana University where he majored in music. He was a member of the first graduating class of the Julliard Drama Division and a founding member of The Acting Company.
Kline he has won Tony awards for his Broadway roles in "On the 20th Century" and "The Pirates of Penzance," and Obie awards for his off-Broadway performances in "Pirates" and "Hamlet."
His film career includes performances in "The Big Chill," "Sophie's Choice," "Silverado," "Violets are Blue" and "Cry Freedom." His most recent film is "The January Man."