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  • Has Mel Gibson become a pariah in Hollywood? Or just for the time being?

     
    Even though it wasn't until last Friday that WME officially announced that it was dropping Mel Gibson as a client, rival talent agencies had figured Gibson's days at WME were numbered when the agency took out trade ads paying tribute......
  • William Morris Endeavor dumps Mel Gibson

     
    Add another log to the Mel Gibson inferno. A spokesman for the William Morris Endeavor agency confirmed Friday that the embattled actor is no longer a client. The decision follows the death Saturday of longtime Hollywood agent Ed Limato, who......
  • The Morning Fix: Emmy loves broadcast. Disney may really have sold Miramax! ESPN-LeBron backlash

     
    After the coffee. Before avoiding all the reviews of "Inception." Is it really over? Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal to sell Miramax to an investor group led by construction executive Ron Tutor with backing from Colony Capital, a......
  • Ari Emanuel stuffs CAA with role in ESPN's LeBron James deal

     
    Usually, when agents score a big deal they like to boast about it. But Creative Artists Agency has been curiously mum about a bona fide coup involving NBA superstar client LeBron James, who will announce where he will play next......
  • Ed Limato dies at 73; longtime Hollywood agent

    Ed Limato dies at 73; longtime Hollywood agent
    Ed Limato, a longtime Hollywood agent known for shepherding A-list talent and throwing lively pre-Oscar parties at his Coldwater Canyon home, died Saturday. He was 73. Limato died of lung disease at his home in Beverly Hills, said Christian Muirhead, a...
  • Elliott Kastner dies at 80; independent producer of 'The Missouri Breaks,' 'Where Eagles Dare'

    Elliott Kastner dies at 80; independent producer of 'The Missouri Breaks,' 'Where Eagles Dare'
    Elliott Kastner, the veteran independent producer of films such as "The Missouri Breaks," "Equus" and "Where Eagles Dare," has died. He was 80. Kastner died of cancer Wednesday in a hospital in London, said his stepson Cassian Elwes. A former MCA talent...
  • So maybe Coachella's booking rules aren't so egregious after all

     
    This blog post will begin after the following thank-you note: Dear Chicago, Pop & Hiss would like to thank you for again putting our West Coast life into perspective. The recent reporting on Vocalo.org and the Chicago Tribune has reminded......
  • PASSINGS: Steven Reuther, Yvonne Stevens, Macklin Fleming

    PASSINGS: Steven Reuther, Yvonne Stevens, Macklin Fleming
    Steven Reuther, producer's credits included 'Pretty Woman' Steven Reuther, 58, a producer and executive whose credits include "Pretty Woman," "Dirty Dancing" and "The Ugly Truth," died Saturdayof cancer at his home in Santa Monica, his family said. He...
  • The Morning Fix: June gloom at box office. How money manager Starr took from Wiatt to pay Uma! Comcast and NBC sign Magic Johnson

     
    After the coffee. Before reading this article about how technology is diminishing our attention ... wait, what was I saying? June gloom. The skies aren't the only thing that's overcast. For the second weekend in a row, Hollywood endured soft......
  • Cherry Jones quits Emmy race; Terry O'Quinn jumps back in

     
    When Emmy voting commences after 6 p.m. PST today, TV academy members will be shocked by the status of two past champs. Last year's winner of best supporting drama actress, Cherry Jones ("24"), took her name off the Emmy ballot and the 2007 winner of best...
  • 'Terminator' gets an agent

     
    Everyone in Hollywood needs an agent, right? Now, the future of the time-bending science-fiction franchise "Terminator" rests with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Santa Barbara hedge fund Pacificor, which won the rights to make future "Terminator"...