Sir Michael Checkland will step down as director-general of the British Broadcasting Corp. this Christmas, two months earlierthan planned, it was announced Tuesday. Deputy director-general John Birt…
Thomas J. Andrews, president of Extended Wings Inc., a company specializing in the creation and execution of film and music marketing campaigns, died Oct. 28 of AIDS. He was 37.
Vet Spanish film director Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia, an icon of cinema under the Franco dictatorship, died of a pulmonary disease in Madrid on Nov. 4 at age 81.
Guy Pastor, 55, a singer/pianist/conductor, died Oct. 28 in Los Angeles of a heart attack. Pastor was about to embark on a two-month concert tour of Japan.
Yale Fischman, an attorney, CPA and a motion picture controller, died in Los Angeles Oct. 26 of natural causes. He was 88.
Joel Stillerman has been promoted to VP production at MTV, where he will lead the MTV production staff in the studio and special programs area.
John H. Davis, who played a tough kid in the "Our Gang" films of the 1920s before pursuing a medical career, died Nov. 3 of respiratory failure at St. John's Hospital & Health Center, where he had…
Twentieth Century Fox production prexy Roger Birnbaum is expected to join his former boss Joe Roth as a producing partner in his new indie endeavor at Disney, pending the blessing of News Corp…
Robin McMillan has been upped to VP of public relations at Showtime Networks Inc., a new post, based in Universal City.
Jazz bassist Keith (Red) Mitchell died Nov. 8 of a heart attack and stroke in Oregon. He was 65. Mitchell was a pianist who switched to double bass as an Army musician in Germany.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%