Industry vet John Ruscin is ankling his three-year post as senior VP of acquisitions and production at 20th Century Fox to join Ticketmaster Inc. as executive VP.
David Bender has been promoted to VP of operations at Roseanne and Tom Arnold's Wapello County Prods., managing daily operations and acquisition of new projects for the independent production…
Former Buena Vista Home Video exec VP Richard Cohen has been named to the new post of president and chief executive of International Cablecasting Technology's new European subsidiary.
William Masselos, 72, a leading American pianist who introduced noted works by Charles Ives and Aaron Copland, died Oct. 23 at his home in N.Y. of complications from Parkinson's disease.
Charles Lee, 78, a comedy writer who worked for Bob Hope for 32 years, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Burbank, following a long illness.
Jackson Weaver, 72, a Washington, D.C., broadcaster who co-anchored WMAL-AM's morning drive-time slot for 32 years, died Oct. 20 of heart and kidney failure at Holy Cross Hospital there.
Viacom Entertainment's search for a successor to Dennis Gillespie, who stepped down last week as prexy of worldwide marketing, domestic features and off-net sales (Daily Variety, Oct. 22), has…
Dorothy Helen Baker, who appeared in several early Marx Brothers films, died Oct. 15.
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%