Jim Packer has been named to fill the Buena Vista Television post left vacant by Rick Jacobson, who was recently appointed prexy of Viacom's syndie wing.
Robin Russell has been inked to the post of veepee of corporate business affairs for Sony Pictures Entertainment, sources confirmed yesterday.
RHI Entertainment has acquired rights to former Laker superstar Magic Johnson's autobiography and will produce the project as a four-hour miniseries for ABC.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
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