Spanish actor Jose Crespo, who appeared in early Hollywood talkies with such notables as Dolores Del Rio, died March 19 of natural causes in Murcia, Spain. He was 96.
Nick Carpou and Mark Gaines have been promoted to the new posts of executive VP and general sales managers for Universal Pictures distribution, reporting to division president Nikki Rocco.
Brent Jack has been upped to VP, international theatrical marketing, at Rysher Entertainment. With Rysher since 1994, Jack will handle the agenda for the international marketing team. * * *…
Llana Lloyd and Christopher Deerfield, May 7, Las Vegas. Bride's an actress; groom's a musician (one-time member of Crazy Horse) and songwriter.
Lamya Souryal has been named executive director of field operations and Christine Benarroch has been promoted to executive director of special events for MGM Distribution Co. as a part of a…
Kerrie and Bill Sanders, a boy, Duncan Ezra, March 6, St. Johns Hospital, Santa Monica. Mother is non-pro; father's senior VP of creative affairs for Big Ticket Television. * * * Penny and Eddie…
In the first of a series of organizational restructuring moves, Fox/Liberty Networks has named three Fox executives to new corporate posts.
Bret Magpoing, who joined the Bubble Factory in 1995 as VP of finance and administration, has been promoted to the newly created position of chief financial officer.
Longtime News Corp. exec Preston Padden was named president of the ABC Television Network Wednesday, more than a week after he began working there.
David Lavin has been upped to vice president of business affairs at Viacom Prods., reporting to Lorna Shepard, senior vice president of business affairs.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%