Aaron W. Levy was appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer of Elektra Entertainment yesterday, continuing the recent shakeup in the company's management operations.
Joseph Ruddick, 74, longtime theater manager and district supervisor for theater circuits headquartered in Kansas City, died in K.C. at home Nov. 7.
Bette Midler and Bonnie Bruckheimer's All Girl Prods. has added two creative affairs veeps to its staff, with plans to expand its development activities.
Derk Zimmerman, president and CEO of Group W Prods., and John Claster, president of Claster Television Inc., have been named associate members of the board of the Assn. of Independent Television…
MCA Music Entertainment Group yesterday tapped former Ogden Entertainment exec Fred Ordower for the new position of executive VP, live entertainment, consolidating the activities of MCA Concerts…
Bill Hudnut, a performer, producer, casting director and teacher, died Oct. 24 at his Los Angeles home of complications due to AIDS.
David P. Lewis, a television pioneer who began his career in advertising in New York City, died Oct. 25 after a short illness.
Don Merritt, motion picture boom operator, died Nov. 8 from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident.
Leslie H. Anderson has been promoted to VP marketing administration for the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures.
As expected (Daily Variety, Oct. 21), former Carolco VP business affairs Jay Itzkowitz has been named VP, legal affairs, for Fox Inc., Fox exec veep George Vradenburg announced yesterday.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%