Tory Whipple has joined the Irv Schechter Co.'s motion picture lit division, headed by Devra Lieb, effective Monday.
Music video service VH-1 has awarded VP stripes to Eddie Dalva and Jack Sussman, two executives who will responsible for improving and developing the channel's programming. Dalva, who joined VH-1 in…
Carol M. Blaze, 86, who worked for MGM as a studio stores auditor and later managed the Writers Guild Theater, died of cancer on Aug. 5 at his home in L.A. after a brief illness.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
Ken Curtis, 74, singer and actor who played the scruffy hillbilly deputy Festus Haggen on “Gunsmoke” and appeared in a string of classic John Ford films, died April 27 in Fresno, Calif. Born Curtis…
Michael Pertwee, 74, British legit and screenwriter who co-authored (with Melvin Frank) the screenplay for “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum,” died April 17 in London, cause unreported…
Johnny Thunders, 38, rock guitarist/songwriter and founding member of punk rock prototypes the New York Dolls and the Heartbreakers, died April 23 in New Orleans of an apparent drug overdose…
Jack Ackerman, 59, veteran songwriter and producer, died April 27 in Los Angeles of a brain tumor. His first recorded song was “M-M-M” in 1951, sung by Louis Armstrong and written with George Litto…
Michael Hagerty, 39, an actor who founded the Production Co., an Off Off Broadway group, died April 30 in New York of AIDS. He had a supporting role in the film “Overboard.” In addition, Hagerty…