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Los Angeles Times

Daniel Miller

Writer

Daniel Miller covers the film business for the Los Angeles Times. He joined the newspaper’s staff in 2013. He previously wrote for the Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Business Journal and Ventura County Star. His 2014 story, “Finding Marlowe,” was the Longreads editor’s pick for best crime reporting of the year and won awards from organizations including the National Assn. of Black Journalists. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year at the Los Angeles Press Club’s National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. Miller is an L.A. native and a UCLA graduate.

Recent Articles

  • ESPN and Tencent team up to cover sports in China

    ESPN and Tencent team up to cover sports in China

    ESPN is partnering with Chinese tech giant Tencent in a deal that greatly expands the sports media company's presence in the world's most populous country. The Walt Disney Co.-owned unit announced Wednesday that it will supply Chinese-language programming, events and content for Tencent's live...

  • Disney is poised for an earnings lift from 'Star Wars' amid angst over ESPN

    Disney is poised for an earnings lift from 'Star Wars' amid angst over ESPN

    Walt Disney Co.'s "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is expected to cross the $2-billion mark at the box office this week, becoming just the third film to reach that lofty plateau. The blockbuster space opera is the opening act in a multiyear push by Disney to infuse its various businesses with the...

  • Selling Stardom: Talent listing firm is set to settle legal case

    Selling Stardom: Talent listing firm is set to settle legal case

    A talent listing service would have to pay about $1.6 million — including cash and services — to resolve a case affecting thousands of former clients under a class-action settlement preliminarily approved by a federal judge in Los Angeles. The company, One Source Talent of Troy, Mich., charges...

  • Carson Mayor Albert Robles upset by how Chargers and Raiders treated the city

    Carson Mayor Albert Robles upset by how Chargers and Raiders treated the city

    Carson Mayor Albert Robles isn’t happy with the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders after their failed attempt to build a $1.7-billion stadium in the South Bay city. “During the last six months or so, I bit my tongue,” Robles told The Times. “I didn’t say anything negative publicly about our...

  • How Disney chief Robert Iger's NFL efforts fell short

    How Disney chief Robert Iger's NFL efforts fell short

    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger has had a string of hits lately, including clinching the all-time domestic box-office crown with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Last week, however, he was dealt a rare setback – NFL owners voted to allow the Rams franchise to move to Inglewood,...

  • Wang Jianlin serenades employees at corporate gathering

    Wang Jianlin serenades employees at corporate gathering

    Wang Jianlin, a former military man who is the richest person in China, serenaded employees of his Dalian Wanda Group at a recent corporate gathering.  It's hard to imagine an American business titan tackling a similar live performance, but Wang, 61, is a noted karaoke fan. In a video from Wanda's...

  • Wang Jianlin boosts his influence in Hollywood with Legendary deal

    Wang Jianlin boosts his influence in Hollywood with Legendary deal

    Wang Jianlin has long been one of China's most powerful businessmen, a former military man who made his fortune in real estate. Now he is poised to become one of the most influential players in Hollywood. The chairman of Dalian Wanda Group on Tuesday announced a deal to acquire Legendary Entertainment,...

  • Selling Stardom: Paying for a shot at Oscar gold

    Selling Stardom: Paying for a shot at Oscar gold

    It's called the "Oscar Qualifying Package," and it's aimed at filmmakers who dream of snagging an Academy Award nomination. For a fee, Cinemaflix Distribution says it will help aspiring Spielbergs qualify their movies for Academy Awards consideration by lining up  theatrical runs in New York and...

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