Joe McFadden has been promoted to senior VP of marketing/sales at CEMA Distribution, moving up from his VP slot.
"Milk Money" screenwriter John Mattson has signed for representation with United Talent Agency, ending a two-year relationship with Writers & Artists Agency, sources said Monday.
Randi Cone will join Rogers & Cowan as exec VP, entertainment, and head of television publicity, relocating from New York to Los Angeles at the end of this month.
Harold F. Watkins Jr. and Sue Barstad Watkins, a married couple who worked in the entertainment industry for many years, died within two weeks of each other last month.
Joseph Adam Berg, theatrical agent, died at his home in Bel Air Friday of undisclosed causes.
Alwin Nikolais, a pioneering choreographer and composer who blended music and dance in a career that spanned more than 50 years, died Saturday of cancer. He was 82.
Nancy Quinn, artistic director of Young Playwrights, a program dedicated to developing young writers, died April 24 of a heart attack at her home in Brooklyn.
Donald Randolph, 87, veteran legit and film actor, died March 16 of pneumonia in Los Angeles.
Police said Monday they are investigating a teenager's claim she was raped by Mario Lopez, though the actor has not been arrested and has denied the allegations.
Mitch Schultz has been appointed VP of corporate compensation and organizational development at the Walt Disney Co. He had been director of corporate compensation.
Catherine Silver has been appointed to the newly created position of sales director, North America, of Variety Inc.