"The Hanging Garden," a feature film debut for Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald, will open the Perspective Canada program Sept. 5 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Jack Sekely, a former film editor who spent many years working for the Walt Disney Studios, died in his sleep July 5 in his Del Mar home. He reportedly died of natural causes. He was 65.
Jon Spector has been named vice president of production at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Ed Lammi, executive VP of production.
Rob Gruen, who has been with Warner Bros.' retail business development for two years, has been upped to executive VP of worldwide marketing and retail business development.
Largo Entertainment has upped Kathrine Bates to manager of acquisitions. Bates, who joined Largo in 1989, moves up from her story editor slot. * * * Scott Weinstein has been upped to development…
Lauren and Terry McMahon, a girl, Devin, May 24, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Mother's director of public affairs & special projects for HBO; father's a graphic designer. * * * Karen and Craig…
Nancy Tellem has been named executive vice president of business affairs at CBS Entertainment and executive VP of CBS Prods.
At a closing ceremony July 29, the 20th Moscow Jubilee fest jury awarded its grand prize to U.S. pic "Marvin's Room," with fest visitor Robert De Niro collecting the prize.
Ronnie Pirovino has joined Vision Art Management as an agent, representing writers and directors. Before joining Vision Art, the 1996 Northwestern grad spent a year as an assistant at ICM. * * *…
Warner Bros. last week dedicated a park at Warner Hollywood studios to Jack Foreman in a ceremony that included studio facilities prexy Gary Credle, Foreman's widow, Bobbie Foreman, and WB co-chair…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%