Mark Lindsay has been appointed director of sales for Spelling Films Intl. He will report to Dawn Handler, senior VP of sales.
Robyn Miller was promoted to senior VP, marketing, at Buena Vista Home Video Intl.
Philip Justin Smith, 33, an agent-in-training at talent agency Judy Schoen & Associates, died Sept 17, at a Los Angeles hospital from complications of AIDS.
Primetime, the international TV distribution company, has appointed Christina Thomas as head of U.S. sales, based in New York.
Denholm Elliott, 70, distinguished British screen and stage actor, died Oct. 6 at his home in Ibiza, Spain, of complications arising from AIDS.
Eddie Kendricks, whose clear falsetto punctuated such hits for the Temptations as "Get Ready" and "The Way You Do the Things You Do," has died of lung cancer at 52.
Set designer and art director Marvin Summerfield, 79, died Sept. 13 at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica of cancer.
Richard D. Lindheim has been named exec VP of the Paramount TV Group, reuniting the former Universal TV exec with Kerry McCluggage, as expected (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
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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%