January 17, 1996
Entertainment editors and journalists from the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Premiere, US, Variety, Hollywood Reporter and Live! magazine will speak Monday at "Trends in Entertainment Reporting," a panel discussion at the Beverly Hills Country Club. Participants in the 7 p.m. session include Times Deputy Calendar Editor Sherry Stern, freelance writer Richard Natale, Entertainment Weekly L.A.
August 9, 2013 |
To hear James Deen tell it, performance anxiety was never a factor in his debut acting job. The popular and prolific porn performer -- who has starred in several thousand adult films including such titles as “Orgy University” and “ Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom ” -- treated his maiden narrative movie performance in the micro-budget thriller “The Canyons” as a no-lose propostion. Case in point: acting alongside Lindsay Lohan in her last role before being sentenced to 90 days of “lockdown rehab,” Deen got into a shouting argument with “Canyons” director Paul Schrader about how he was performing a scene.
December 12, 2013 |
The event: The Hollywood Reporter's “Power 100” Women in Entertainment Breakfast, honoring Oprah Winfrey with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, presented to her by former California First Lady Maria Shriver. The program : TV host Jimmy Kimmel opened the ceremonies, taking note of “this sea of perfect blowouts” and suggesting “Wouldn't it be better to rename the event the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood and just not give any of the spots to men?” He then delivered a warning to Kanye West, seated with the Kardashian clan.
June 11, 2013 |
Talent agency Creative Artists Agency was the subject of a derisive advertising blitz by rival William Morris Endeavor on Tuesday. Dozens of ads installed at the Westfield Century City mall featured the word "CAAN'T" in Creative Artists Agency's signature red-and-white color scheme. "CAAN'T," of course, is a playful nod to the CAA acronym. Individuals with knowledge of the matter confirmed that WME was responsible for the advertisements, which were also plastered elsewhere in Los Angeles.
January 15, 1994 |
The parent company of the Hollywood Reporter, Billboard magazine and Adweek has been sold for $220 million cash to a Dutch publishing giant, the parties announced Friday. Netherlands-based VNU plans to buy BPI Communications, a joint venture whose partners include the New York Times Co. and the investment group Boston Ventures. Boston Ventures has been the principal company behind BPI.