Veteran distribution exec Jay Peckos, who most recently served as senior VP of distribution at Magnolia Pictures, died May 24 in Los Angeles. He was 58.
Mike McClellan has been upped to senior VP and head film buyer at Landmark Theaters, the country's largest specialty film exhib.
Chains are gaining ground in bringing full-service food and drinks to theaters, as Landmark, Muvico, Sundance and Pacific Theater's ArcLight expand further into the premium complex market.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
The battle for L.A. moviegoers is about to get very interesting. Five weeks from today, Landmark Theaters will open the Landmark, a 12-screen flagship facility adjacent to the Westside Pavilion that…
Exhib chain Landmark Theaters has opened a Gotham office, tapping Lisa Bunnell as East Coast film buyer and Melissa Raddatz director of publicity. Reporting to Landmark veep and head film buyer Ted…