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Gianopulos takes Fox theatrical post

James Gianopulos, prexy of 20th Century Fox Intl. and Pay TV, will take over the international distribution and marketing of Fox’s theatrical product after being named that division’s president.

He replaces Walter Senior.

“With the international marketplace expanding and at the same time becoming increasingly competitive, we are placing a greater emphasis on this area than ever before,” said Fox prexy Bill Mechanic in a release. “With Jim’s extensive knowledge of all aspects of the international marketplace, he was the ideal candidte to run this key area.”

The studio will now look for a successor to oversee international and pay TV activities. Gianopulos will keep both jobs until that person is found.

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