Bella Dimbort, mother of Danny Dimbort, president of the independent film production and distribution company Nu Image, died April 12 of natural causes in Tel Aviv. She was 83.
Leon Tokatyan, who wrote the pilot episode for the award-winning TV series ''Lou Grant,'' died May 13 in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 73.
The MGM Telecommunications Group, foreign TV sales arm of the studio, has tapped James Hurlock VP, sales planning and business development for the Asia Pacific region.
Mary Boyle Seitz, the scenarist for John Wayne's first starring role, "The Big Trail," in 1929, died May 12 in Los Angeles following a short illness. She was 93.
Jenny Montefiore has been appointed marketing director at All American Fremantle Intl. and will be responsible for marketing, advertising and promotion for the company's business around the world…
Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been named president of theatrical marketing for New Line Cinema, it was confirmed Tuesday by Mitchell Goldman, president of marketing and distribution (Daily Variety, May 16).
Chinese director Wu Tianming's "The King of Masks" and U.S. helmer John O'Hagan's Sundance-preemed "Wonderland" won the Audience Awards for best feature and best documentary, respectively, at the San…
Discovery Communications Inc. has created the new post of president, Discovery Networks Intl., and hired Donald Wear Jr. to fill it.
Margaret Blatner has been appointed VP and general counsel for the Griffin Group, the investment and management company of entertainer/entrepreneur Merv Griffin with holdings in real estate, resorts…
Steve Hewitt has relinquished the title of president of Hallmark Entertainment Prods. to become a hands-on executive producer of at least 16 original TV and cable movies filmed by Hallmark over the…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%