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February 24, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
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.
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February 25, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
Christian Audigier has listed a house in the Windsor Square area for sale at $3.199 million or for lease at $25,000 a month. The English Tudor, built in 1925, blends old world character outside with chic modern interiors. The 5,330 square feet of living space features countless chandeliers, formal living and dining rooms, a gym, five bedrooms and four bathrooms. A two-story house at the rear has its own kitchen. The grounds are surrounded by hedges and include a swimming pool with a spa, lawn, decks and patios.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
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.
BUSINESS
February 25, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will likely bring his trademark role -- affable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou Grant -- to mind too. Talk about a warm fuzzy. The charming traditional-style home, which sold for $1,306,250, has that real-people-lived-here look. Described as “quaint” by Realtor.com, which spotted the sale, the place oozes wall-to-wall character.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 2006 | Robin Abcarian, Times Staff Writer
Gracie wondered at the marriage she'd thought she had. She and Kenny were supposed to be the happily married couple, they were the ones other people talked about in their thrice-weekly therapy sessions, they were the ones who were called the Power Couple in L.A. Confidential. How could the Power Couple break up? The Power Couple cannot break up! From "The Starter Wife" by Gigi Levangie Grazer * WELL. The Power Couple would appear to be calling it quits. Or are they?
ENTERTAINMENT
February 16, 1992 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Judith Michaelson is a Times staff writer. and
"Hey dude! What's happening, dude . . . groovy, groovy ." This is the sound of producer Brian Grazer at work. At the moment, he's schmoozing on the phone, part of the game of cultivating agents, directors, studio executives and some of the biggest actors in the business for movies made by his company, Imagine Films Entertainment. Grazer is perhaps the state-of-the-art Hollywood producer of the '90s.
BUSINESS
August 16, 2002 | CLAUDIA ELLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Blue Crush" was an under-$30-million labor of love for producer Brian Grazer, an avid surfer who oversaw its filming on the big waves of Oahu's North Shore. So why is he totally bummed that his movie is opening today? After much lobbying by Universal Pictures, Grazer reluctantly agreed to move his film's release from July 12 to today.
OPINION
March 25, 2007
The Times announced last week that Brian Grazer, a screenwriter and producer, would be the "guest editor" of today's Current. On Thursday, however, the newspaper decided to stop production of the section because of the appearance of a conflict of interest within The Times. For more information, go to latimes.com/current.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Imagine Films Entertainment Deal Expected: An announcement on the fate of the Century City film producer, controlled by filmmakers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, is anticipated today. The deal is expected to allow Howard and Grazer to buy the 46% of the company they don't already own. The two have offered to pay $9 a share, or about $22 million. Imagine's films include "Parenthood" and "Far and Away."
BUSINESS
July 14, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have extended their production relationship until 2013. The new five-year deal goes into effect in 2008, when their old deal expires. Imagine, headed by producer Brian Grazer and director Ron Howard, has been affiliated with Universal since 1986, resulting in such hits as the Oscar-winning "A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13" and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."
BUSINESS
February 24, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 25, 2013 | By Chris Lee
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
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.
NEWS
August 21, 2012 | by Carolyn Kellogg
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 15, 2012 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
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.
BUSINESS
January 19, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Prolific film and television producer Brian Grazer has bought an estate in Santa Monica. The 10,000-plus-square-foot Spanish-style house, built in 1990, has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, according to the Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor. Title documents show that the house sold in December. The property was not listed on the Multiple Listing Service and the sales price has yet to appear on public records, but area real estate agents estimated the price at $16 million.
NEWS
August 21, 2012 | by Carolyn Kellogg
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.
HOME & GARDEN
May 24, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Film and television producer Brian Grazer has listed his Malibu Colony beach house for $19.5 million. Designed for entertaining, the Mediterranean-style house has a deck off the living room and breakfast room. The three-story house, with more than 6,000 square feet of living space, includes an office, five bedrooms and eight bathrooms. There is an indoor swimming pool with spa adjacent to the two-car attached garage. A gym sits by the beach deck. Grazer, 59, co-founded Imagine Entertainment with Ron Howard.
BUSINESS
December 14, 2010 | By Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
As Hollywood's movie studios cut back on the amount of money they spend to buy scripts and ideas, director Ron Howard is taking a new approach to the development process. Imagine Entertainment, the production company Howard runs with producing partner Brian Grazer, has partnered with Indian media conglomerate Reliance Big Entertainment for a new "writers lab" that makes 10 screenwriters employees for a year. The writers will be paid a salary to work exclusively for Imagine writing scripts and serving as "creative executives" for each other, evaluating and giving notes on their ideas outside of the traditional studio process.
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