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.
Bill Pollock, a veteran entertainment writer-reporter and former critic for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died June 20 in Hollywood of heart failure. He was 65 years old.
Frank Perry Stepherson, former VP and merchandise manager of Prop Services West, died July 15 of a brain tumor at his home in Morongo Valley. He was 50.
Stuart V. Jewell, a cinematographer and pioneer in time-lapse photography, died of cancer July 13 at his home in Costa Mesa. He was 84.
Barton K. Boyd has been upped to chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Anne Osberg has been bumped up to prexy, Disney chairman Michael Eisner announced Monday.
American Jazz Awards are set for 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Tickets run $25-$75; seating starts at 6:30 p.m. Info: (562) 436-7794. * * * Tom Sheehy has…
Donna S. Isman, a producer for E! Entertainment Television, died July 11 in Los Angeles after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. She was 40.
Former Sony Corp. of America chieftain Michael Schulhof has re-emerged in a company's boardroom with the announcement Monday of his appointment to the chairman's seat at Animation Science Corp., a…
Dorothy L. Wilde, who worked in numerous facets of the entertainment industry for many years, died of natural causes July 18 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills. She was 77.
Tara Griggs-Magee has been upped to VP-G.M. at Verity Records. With Verity since January 1995, Griggs-Magee will be in charge of all A&R at the label, which recently absorbed all gospel artists from…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%