Actor Joe Mantell, the man who uttered the famous last lines "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown," in the 1974 pic died Sept. 29 in Los Angeles of pneumonia. He was 94.
The annual TV confab NATPE has tapped WPP chief exec Martin Sorrell as the keynote speaker for its January gathering in Miami.
Independent film "When Harry Tries To Marry," will have its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival in October.
Funny lady Betty White's latest role is a bit more serious. The comedic actress has been named chairman of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association.
The Casting Society of America announced nominations for its 26th annual Artios Awards to be held in New York and Los Angeles simultaneously on Nov. 1.
Multihyphenate Clyde Ware, best known for his writing on such shows as "Gunsmoke," "Dynasty," and "Rawhide," died Aug. 30 in Los Angeles of cancer. He was 79.
"Perrier's Bounty," from Irish helmer Ian Fitzgibbon, will open the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival Sept. 30 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
Billie Mae Richards, the voice behind Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the 1964 animated spesh, died Sept. 10 in Burlington, Canada, of stroke. She was 88.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%