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Horsey on Hollywood

Can summer blockbusters save movie exec from box office disaster?

May 31, 2013|By David Horsey
  • Sunday Calendar cartoon by David Horsey.
Sunday Calendar cartoon by David Horsey. (David Horsey / Los Angeles…)

Starting Friday, May 31, Company Town will feature a weekly cartoon about the entertainment business from David Horsey, a lifelong fan of movies and music as well as a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.

In this, his first installment, Horsey looks at a tried-and-true Hollywood movie scenario -- that of a desperate movie executive, hungry for a hit but over budget on his huge summer movie, saved at the box office by a big screen superhero.

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Horsey joined The Times in January 2012. His political cartoons appear on the Top of the Ticket blog and on The Times editorial page each Friday. His Horsey on Hollywood cartoons can also be found in the Sunday Calendar section of the Los Angeles Times.

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