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Grauman's Chinese Theatre to be sold

Grauman's Chinese Theater may be sold to movie producers, Don Kushner and Elie Samaha for an undisclosed amount. (Grauman's Chinese Theater mayl be sold to movie producers, Don Kushner and Elie Samaha for an undisclosed amount.)
April 28, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Grauman's Chinese Theatre, in the heart of Hollywood, will change hands.

A partnership between Warner Brothers and Viacom is in talks to sell the iconic theater to movie producers, Don Kushner, executive producer of "Tron: Legacy," and Elie Samaha for an undisclosed amount.

The theatre opened in 1927 with the premier of Cecil B. DeMille's film "The King of Kings." Grauman's is known for its nearly 200 cement footprints, handprints and autographs of celebrities. It was declared a historic and cultural landmark in 1968.


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