Jody Brockway has joined NBC as director of motion pictures and miniseries, following the exits of longform exex Michael Tenzer and Mindy Green (Daily Variety, July 13). Brockway comes from Hearst…
Toronto-based Paragon Entertainment has tapped Spelling Television prexy Gary Randall to head up the company's U.S. TV operations. Also, Julie Lee has ankled Spelling's Vancouver office to head up…
Thesp Craig Sheffer, who grew up with Brad Pitt in Robert Redford's "A River Runs Through It," has been signed by United Talent Agency, it was announced Wednesday.
Jeanne Hartman and Steve Pesce, June 6, La Canada-Flintridge. Bride's an actress/director; groom's a TV/film writer. * * * Adell Aldrich and Thomas Doherty, June 12, L.A. Bride's a director/script…
Brit helmer Beeban Kidron, who recently directed the Marcello Mastroianni-Shirley Mac-Laine pic "Used People," has been signed by United Talent Agency senior partner Peter Benedek, the agency…
Robert Toombs, 62, a veteran NBC News producer whose assignments spanned the globe from southeast Asia to the United Nations, died July 23 in New York of a heart attack.
Former NBC business affairs VP Leslie Maskin has joined United Talent Agency as an agent in the TV literary department.
Cheryl Swiderski has been named to the new position of film and TV marketing coordinator for Zomba Music Services, which is expanding its Los Angeles office. She previously worked for Geffen Records…
Lorayne Brox, 64, eldest member of the Brox Sisters, a singing trio of the 1920s, died June 14 in Los Angeles of unreported causes.
Woody S. Wilson, 71, longtime Daily Variety librarian, died Tuesday after undergoing open-heart surgery on Monday at St. Vincent's Medical Center.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%