A memorial service will be held today at 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Presbyterian Church for Larry Decker-Smith, who died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles of AIDS-complicated cancer.
Scott Sommer has joined 20th Century Fox as a creative executive, reporting directly to recently named worldwide production prexy Tom Jacobson.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has promoted John C. (Jack) McBride to the post of veepee of legal affairs, bumping him up a notch from his assistant general counsel post. McBride remains key attorney…
Phoebe Dwiggins Ballard, widow of novelist and telewriter Willis Todhunter Ballard, died Oct. 7 after a lengthy illness in her Woodland Hills home.
James D. Boaz has resigned as president of the Paramount Stations Group, effective Dec. 12, citing a long-held desire to take a prolonged sabbatical.
Polygram Group Distribution has restructured its special markets division, naming Robert Bell senior VP and Howard Smiley VP.
Deborah Moore and Jake Crawford, a boy, Dalton James, Aug. 30, South Bay Hospital, Redondo Beach. Mother is senior vice president of production for New Line Cinema. Father is a stunt coordinator…
Aaron W. Levy was appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer of Elektra Entertainment yesterday, continuing the recent shakeup in the company's management operations.
Hank Cohen has been promoted to senior VP, television development, at MGM TV, which will focus on firstrun syndication and other non-network distribution in the wake of a decision last spring to bail…
The chief exec of London's Granada Television Intl. is exiting to form a new company in partnership with L.A.-based showbiz PR firm the Lippin Group.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%