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Monday, Sep. 27, 2021
Creative Artists Agency To Acquire ICM Partners
In a deal bringing two major entertainment and sports agencies together, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ICM Partners (ICM). The transaction is expected to close later this year, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing...
Monday, Sep. 27, 2021
R. Kelly Convicted In Sex Trafficking Trial
R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem "I Believe I Can Fly," was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. A jury of seven men and five women found Kelly, 54,...
Monday, Sep. 27, 2021
At A Crossroads After Cuomo Scandal, Time's Up Pledges Openness
Almost four years ago, a group of high-profile Hollywood women — producers, agents, movie stars — formed Time's Up, an ambitious initiative to fight sexual harassment in their own industry and beyond, as the #MeToo reckoning was taking hold. "It's very hard for us to speak righteously about the...
Sunday, Sep. 26, 2021
"Shang-Chi" Tops 4th Straight Weekend Box Office
"Dear Evan Hansen" may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters. The Universal musical that's playing exclusively in theaters grossed an estimated $7.5 million from 3,364 locations,...
Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021
"Nuclear Family" Shares Personal Story of Director, Her 2 Moms and The Legal Challenge They Faced
Ry Russo-Young knew she had a story worth hearing, but it was one she was struggling to tell. As a youngster, Russo-Young was at the heart of a legal fight that drew headlines in 1990s America: The two mothers who raised her in New York, including one biological parent, were being sued by the...
Friday, Sep. 24, 2021
Cheri Anderson Named Both JOAN Studios Managing Director and JOAN Creative Head of Production
Ad agency JOAN has hired Cheri Anderson to take on a dual role, leading JOAN Studios as managing director and serving as head of production for the JOAN Creative agency. Anderson will helm the ongoing expansion of JOAN Studios, which launched in 2020. JOAN Studios specializes in full-scale shoots...
Friday, Sep. 24, 2021
BBH USA Expands With 11 Hires, Including GCDs Van Dzura, Alcala and 5 Creative Directors
BBH USA has made 11 creative hires, including group creative directors Gary Van Dzura and Adolfo Alcala along with creative directors Valeria Vanzulli, Francesca Bonomi, Amy Travis, Alex Sprouse and Matt Vitou. Van Dzura was a creative director at Wieden+Kennedy for over 12 years where he developed...
Friday, Sep. 24, 2021
Joel Coen Goes Solo As A Director With "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
Joel Coen, in his first solo outing as a filmmaker, premiered a strikingly stark, black-and-white adaptation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth," with Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, at the New York Film Festival on Friday. "The Tragedy of Macbeth," which on Friday night was to open the 59th New...
Friday, Sep. 24, 2021
Director Michele Civetta, DP Bryan Newman Open "The Gateway" To A Feature Collaboration
Director Michele Civetta made his first mark in music videos and commercials, career endeavors which brought him together initially with cinematographer Bryan Newman. Since then, Civetta made his feature directorial debut with Agony , a 2019 release from Gravitas Ventures. And earlier this month...
Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021
New York Film Fest Looks To Bring Focus To A Blurred Movie Year
A movie year of fits-and-starts, delays and reversals has sometimes been difficult to track. Knowing just where and how a new movie premieres has become a sport of its own. Even for those closely following new films, it's been a sometimes exhilarating, sometimes befuddling half-virtual, half-in-...

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