Six years ago, Jordan Kerner was the first appointment John Mauceri made as chancellor of the U. of North Carolina School of the Arts.
From the July 23, 2013 issue of Variety
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Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%