Spanish actor Jose Crespo, who appeared in early Hollywood talkies with such notables as Dolores Del Rio, died March 19 of natural causes in Murcia, Spain. He was 96.
With the Cannes film festival's 50th bash now out of the way, Switzerland's premier film event, the Locarno Intl. Film Festival, is gearing up for its golden anniversary edition Aug. 6-16.
Nick Carpou and Mark Gaines have been promoted to the new posts of executive VP and general sales managers for Universal Pictures distribution, reporting to division president Nikki Rocco.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox -76.03%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$962,590 Cumulative:$13.7M Universal Pictures -67.12%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$864,209 Cumulative:$12.4M Warner Brothers -68.56%
Brent Jack has been upped to VP, international theatrical marketing, at Rysher Entertainment. With Rysher since 1994, Jack will handle the agenda for the international marketing team. * * *…
Llana Lloyd and Christopher Deerfield, May 7, Las Vegas. Bride's an actress; groom's a musician (one-time member of Crazy Horse) and songwriter.
Tony Vinciquerra, who resigned as the No. 2 exec at CBS Television Stations last week, is moving to Hearst Broadcasting in a similar post.
Kerrie and Bill Sanders, a boy, Duncan Ezra, March 6, St. Johns Hospital, Santa Monica. Mother is non-pro; father's senior VP of creative affairs for Big Ticket Television. * * * Penny and Eddie…
In the first of a series of organizational restructuring moves, Fox/Liberty Networks has named three Fox executives to new corporate posts.
Thanks in part to dozens of letters from industry execs to Los Angeles City Council members, odds are against future 11th-hour permit revocations.