February 24, 2014 |
Brian Grazer, the prolific film and television producer, has sold his Malibu Colony beach house for $17.375 million, making it the second most expensive sale to post so far this year in the local Multiple Listing Service. Designed for entertaining and built in 1995, the renovated Mediterranean-style home features a deck off the living room and breakfast room. The three-story house has 6,067 square feet of living space, including an art studio, a media room, an office, a gym, five bedrooms and eight bathrooms.
October 25, 2013 |
In director Ridley Scott's colorful crime thriller “The Counselor,” which reaches theaters Friday, Javier Bardem is back doing what he does best. That is, stealing nearly every scene he's in with an outré hairdo. Sure, “The Counselor” arrives stacked with an all-star cast of Hollywood's handsome and gorgeous: Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz. But the Oscar-winning Spanish heartthrob concocts his character through coiffure, defining the dramatis personae of his shady nightclub impresario part with a daring 'do that's all spiked-up hair and silken menace.
July 12, 2013 |
Are "Arrested Development" fans ready to start this whole drumroll to its return over again? They may get to, if plans are finalized to produce another season of the cult comedy favorite for Netflix. Series executive producer Brian Grazer, in an interview with Bloomberg Television at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, said, "We are in conversations with them to do another. They are interested in doing that. " PHOTOS: Dysfunctional TV families With another season of the much-loved series a possibility, plans for a proposed "Arrested Development" movie may be pushed further into the future.
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April 11, 2013 |
Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, said her son, Wilson Shirley. Described by The Times in 1974 as having "more economic clout than probably any other woman in television," Barkley became vice president in charge of movies for ABC in 1972, responsible for lining up the concepts and talent to fill hundreds of prime-time hours with made-for-TV films.
August 21, 2012 |
Stephen King has been waiting a long time for "The Dark Tower" series to find a place on screens. "The Gunslinger," the first book in the series, was published in 1982, and he's returned to that science fiction/fantasy/horror/western world for almost 4,000 pages. More than once, it has looked like Hollywood would tackle the enormous cross-genre project. More than once, the project has been killed. That's what happened Tuesday at Warner Bros., which passed on "The Dark Tower. " Deadline reports , "After getting an overhauled script from Oscar winning scribe Akiva Goldsman, the studio just balked on the project that Ron Howard wants to direct with Brian Grazer, Goldsman and King producing, and with their A Beautiful Mind star Russell Crowe being eyed to play the gunman Roland Deschain.
August 15, 2012 |
Jay-Z is coming back to the big screen. As the rap titan preps his upcoming Made In America festival, he's given Hollywood director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer access to the creation of the two-day show he's launching Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, the New York Post reports. The Oscar-winning duo behind “Apollo 13,” “A Beautiful Mind” and “The Da Vinci Code” told the Post that the documentary is “going to be born through Jay-Z's perspective. " “The festival showcases 20 preeminent artists that speak to the new generation,” Grazer told the Post.