As organizers prepare to open the 65th Mifed film market in Milan Nov. 1-6, the advance data suggests a slight downturn in attendance figures, with U.S. exhibs once again the dominant presence.
Jonathan Wald has been upped to senior broadcast producer for "NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw," while Ben Sherwood has been named senior producer of the newscast.
Screen Gems Studios has tapped Bill Vassar as veep of studio sales.
Record label execs tired of skirmishing with MTV programmers over getting their artists' music videos played can eliminate the middleman and buy primetime on the music outlet.
Miramax Films has bought an untitled Holocaust pitch from writer-director Michael Cohn.
Chris Blackwell has appointed a three-person board to oversee the U.K. operations of Island-life, the multi-faceted entertainment company launched following his departure from Polygram last year.
Universal Pictures has optioned Bryan Burrough's nonfiction tome, "Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir" for Overbrook Entertainment, the production banner run by Will Smith and James Lassiter.
Broadcaster Tribune Co. authorized a stock buyback of up to $500 million in stock, it said Tuesday, prompting a $2.25 increase in Tribune's stock price to close at $55.06. Tribune's stock price is up…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%