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Weekend Report, November 5, 2012
Through the wreckage of Sandy, the people trudged to see Wreck-It Ralph and Flight. Both of these films are carefully crafted crowd-pleasers, and thus far crowds are pleased. The similarly engineered ...
Weekend Report, October 29, 2012
It seems that a hurricane and a flurry of sports may have dampened movie-goers eagerness to hit theaters this past weekend, the last before Halloween. Interestingly, the films faring best were holdove...
Jeff Berg is Leaving ICM Partners
Deadline.com has reported that Jeff Berg, who held the titles of president, chairman and CEO in his nearly forty year career with ICM (now ICM Partners) has left the agency. Deadline is reporting that...
Deals in the News, October 25, 2012
There has been a Hugh Grant sighting. At least in the trades. He is set to reteam with director Marc Lawrence on a romantic comedy. This should not be earth shaking news—it will mark his fourth ...
Weekend Report, October 22, 2012
The Paranormal phenomenon continues, with yet another P.A. film opening at #1 two weeks before Halloween. In spite of taking the top spot for the weekend, however, the revenue on Paranormal Activity 4...
Deals in the News, October 17, 2012
After last year's break-out turn in Alexander Payne's award-winning The Descendents, the news that  Shailene Woodley is in consideration for a lead role in a major franchise seems almost ...
Weekend Report October 15, 2012
It may be the case that a team of CIA agents once posed as a film crew to extract American citizens from Revolutionary Tehran, but the CIA should know better than to tangle with Bryan Mills. Liam Nees...
Deals in the News
Ben Affleck's latest directorial effort, Argo, opens this weekend, and the reviews have been very strong indeed. It's easy to see why Warner Bros. may have wanted to double down on Ben and hir...
Hot Property: Archaia Entertainment
When Sirius Entertainment told writer/artist Mark Smylie that they would be unable to continue publishing his epic military fantasy comic Artesia in color, Smylie had a crazy idea: he would create his...
Weekend Report October 8, 2012
A meteor is hurtling toward Hollywood, and you can only save one movie star (come on, none of them can actually stop the meteor, so get practical). What stud do you take with you to repopulate the mov...
Deals in the News
Two multi-talented creatives made news yesterday, meaning several multi-tasking reps were busy on the phones. Seth MacFarlane, long known as the guy who created Family Guy, was announced as the host o...
Hot Property: IDW Publishing
Not unlike studios, many comic publishers will turn to already established properties for a financial shot in the arm. In recent years these licensed titles have gained real legitimacy, taking on a li...
Hot Property: VIZ Media
It's hard to imagine now, but someday traditional comic book properties could dry up, and Hollywood studios will have to turn somewhere else for their franchises. While tween fiction is hot right ...
Hot Property: Video Game Designer Suda51
A scantily clad, extremely buxom blonde cheerleader stands in front of a row of lockers, a bloody chainsaw in her hands, a freshly killed zombie looking out from an open locker. While this could easil...
Hot Property: BOOM! Studios
When you browse your local comic store shelves, amidst the most popular titles, stacked between DC and Marvel, you’re bound to find an indie publisher called BOOM! Studios. BOOM! Studios was fou...
Hot Property: Valiant Comics
If you were a comic reader in the late '80s or early '90s, then you most likely encountered Valiant Comics, and characters such as the super-powered teenagers in Harbinger, the time-displaced ...
So You Want to Represent Athletes?
As Gary Oldman informed us in his hilarious rant featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live, athletes, particularly basketball players, do not make the best actors. While The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh&n...
Aloni Clients Making the Move from CAA to WME
Maybe Dan Aloni wasn't so great at getting along with the CAA board, but his clients sure seem to like him. To date, he has delivered WME Christopher Nolan, Jay Roach, Mike Myers, Michel Gondry, T...
Is Dan Aloni to WME the Biggest Agent Move in Years?
A few years ago, everyone in the entertainment news business was keyed into representative movement, as Endeavor and William Morris were trying to figure out how to co-exist, and it was clear that the...
WHO REPRESENTS AWARDS SEASON WRAP UP
Here is our summary of the 2011-12 winners and nominees across the major awards in the categories of Acting, Directing and Writing:   FROM THE ARTIST   Jean Dujardin ...

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