SHORT TAKES : Quaid, Gere Ink Tri-Star Deals

<i> From Times Wire Services</i>

Tri-Star Pictures has reached separate agreements with actors Dennis Quaid and Richard Gere for production deals on future motion picture projects.

The studio has signed a three-year contract with Quaid for a first-look development and production agreement for the services of Summers-Quaid Productions. Quaid’s latest film is “Postcards From the Edge.”

The deal with Gere calls for a two-year, first-look development and production agreement. Gere’s most recent hit is “Pretty Woman.”