Bobby Helms, whose 1957 recording of "Jingle Bell Rock" became a Christmas classic, died Thursday in Martinsville, Ind., of an undetermined cause. He was 61.
Celebrity hypnotist Pat Collins, known during the 1960s as the "Hip Hypnotist," died May 31 in San Bernardino. She was 62.
Longtime character actor George E. Mather, who also functioned in a variety of capacities behind the camera, most notably as the production supervisor for special visual effects for "Star Wars," has…
Irwin Pizor, a veteran film distribution executive, died May 7 of heart failure in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 80.
"Tromeo & Juliet", the latest effort of Troma producer-director Lloyd Kaufman, walked away with top honors at the 17th Fantafestival in Rome. Audiences at the popular June 10-17 sci-fi and fantasy…
Joel Tappis, who worked in the entertainment business since the 1960s as a musician, actor, agent and manager, died June 9 of a massive heart attack at Kaiser Permanante Hospital in Woodland Hills…
Character actor Richard Jaeckel, whose acting career began in 1943, died Saturday of an undisclosed illness at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital. He was 70.
NBC execs Harold Brook and Jerry Petry have both been promoted and will split the duties formerly handled by departing NBC Enterprises prexy John Agoglia.
Polygram Film & Television Licensing has named Gary Miller associate director, film licensing. He will be reponsible for negotiating licensing fees for films and soundtrack albums. Miller comes to…
Oren Aviv, who has been with Buena Vista Pictures marketing since 1991, has been promoted to senior VP of marketing and creative advertising.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%