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July 8, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Colony Capital Chairman Tom Barrack has been named chairman of Miramax, replacing Richard Nanula, the company said. On Sunday, Nanula resigned as chairman of the independent film producer and as a principal of Colony Capital, a private equity firm that co-owns Miramax. His resignation came after two websites  published photos  purportedly showing Nanula having sex with an adult-film actress. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments Nanula's departure was confirmed by an executive close to Colony with direct knowledge of the matter who declined to speak publicly because of the sensitive nature of the situation.
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August 26, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
After the coffee. Before Joe changes his passwords.  The Skinny: I missed the MTV Video Music Awards, but here's my token reaction: One Direction won for song of the summer over Robin Thicke and Daft Punk? How does that make sense? Today's headlines include "The Butler's" box-office win and a new deal between Lionsgate and Tandem Communications. Daily Dose: Lionsgate has teamed up with the Munich, Germany-based company Tandem Communications to co-produce TV series internationally.
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July 8, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before going for Dwight Howard's job at the Lakers. The Skinny: Spent the weekend watching some of season one of "The Sopranos. " Forgot how great that show was. Monday's headlines include the box office recap and a look at "The Lone Ranger," which is the summer's latest big flop. Also, Richard Nanula resigns from Miramax and Colony Capital and Legendary Entertainment is nearing a decision on a new home. Daily Dose: Kicking the tires of the online video site Hulu isn't the only thing DirecTV is up to these days.
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July 9, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before deciding whether to run for office in New York. The Skinny: I'm pretty sure I have fewer skeletons in my closet than either Anthony Weiner or Eliot Spitzer so maybe I should throw my hat in the ring to be the next Manhattan borough president or at least chairman of Miramax. I know I have your support! Tuesday's headlines include more drama at Miramax, the latest on the sale of Hulu and an interesting twist in the fight between the Weinstein Co. and Warner Bros.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 26, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
After the coffee. Before Joe changes his passwords.  The Skinny: I missed the MTV Video Music Awards, but here's my token reaction: One Direction won for song of the summer over Robin Thicke and Daft Punk? How does that make sense? Today's headlines include "The Butler's" box-office win and a new deal between Lionsgate and Tandem Communications. Daily Dose: Lionsgate has teamed up with the Munich, Germany-based company Tandem Communications to co-produce TV series internationally.
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June 27, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before going back to my salad diet. The Skinny: Had dinner at the iconic diner Pann's on Wednesday night and now I can't move. But it was worth it. Thursday's headlines include a potential scandal involving a top Miramax executive, CNN bringing back "Crossfire" and moguls getting ready for Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley, Idaho, conference. Daily Dose: While Food Network personality Paula Deen continues to get beaten up by the media and business partners (see below)
BUSINESS
July 9, 2010 | By Dawn C. Chmielewski and Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
Ending more than six months of speculation over the fate of the pioneering independent film label, Walt Disney Co. has reached an agreement in principle to sell Miramax Films to an investor group led by construction executive Ron Tutor for about $650 million, according to people close to the situation. The new owners of Miramax would include Tutor and Los Angeles-based private-equity firm Colony Capital, along with minority investors James Robinson, the chief executive of film production and financing company Morgan Creek Productions, and an unidentified investor group from the Middle East.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 9, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before deciding whether to run for office in New York. The Skinny: I'm pretty sure I have fewer skeletons in my closet than either Anthony Weiner or Eliot Spitzer so maybe I should throw my hat in the ring to be the next Manhattan borough president or at least chairman of Miramax. I know I have your support! Tuesday's headlines include more drama at Miramax, the latest on the sale of Hulu and an interesting twist in the fight between the Weinstein Co. and Warner Bros.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 7, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
Richard Nanula has resigned as chairman of Miramax and as a principal of private equity firm Colony Capital, a co-owner of the independent movie producer, in the wake of two websites recently publishing photos of a man identified as Nanula having sex with an adult film actress. The resignation of Nanula was confirmed by an executive close to Colony with direct knowledge of the matter who declined to speak publicly because of the sensitive nature of the situation. His exit comes after he had taken an abrupt leave of absence in late June.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 26, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
Miramax Chairman Richard Nanula has taken a leave of absence from the Santa Monica independent film studio and from its co-owner Colony Capital, where he is also a principal. The disclosure of Nanula's departure Wednesday came after two websites recently published photos of a man identified as Nanula having sex with an adult film actress. One of the sites has since removed the photos. A spokeswoman for Colony Capital declined to discuss the posted images or when Nanula might return.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before going for Dwight Howard's job at the Lakers. The Skinny: Spent the weekend watching some of season one of "The Sopranos. " Forgot how great that show was. Monday's headlines include the box office recap and a look at "The Lone Ranger," which is the summer's latest big flop. Also, Richard Nanula resigns from Miramax and Colony Capital and Legendary Entertainment is nearing a decision on a new home. Daily Dose: Kicking the tires of the online video site Hulu isn't the only thing DirecTV is up to these days.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Colony Capital Chairman Tom Barrack has been named chairman of Miramax, replacing Richard Nanula, the company said. On Sunday, Nanula resigned as chairman of the independent film producer and as a principal of Colony Capital, a private equity firm that co-owns Miramax. His resignation came after two websites  published photos  purportedly showing Nanula having sex with an adult-film actress. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments Nanula's departure was confirmed by an executive close to Colony with direct knowledge of the matter who declined to speak publicly because of the sensitive nature of the situation.
BUSINESS
July 8, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc. Nanula's departure Sunday came after two websites published photographs last month of a man they identified as the executive having sex with an adult-film actress. Nanula, 53, and his attorney did not respond to requests for comment. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments Miramax, founded by brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein in 1979, produced a string of Oscar-winning films, including "Chicago" and "Shakespeare in Love.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 7, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
Richard Nanula has resigned as chairman of Miramax and as a principal of private equity firm Colony Capital, a co-owner of the independent movie producer, in the wake of two websites recently publishing photos of a man identified as Nanula having sex with an adult film actress. The resignation of Nanula was confirmed by an executive close to Colony with direct knowledge of the matter who declined to speak publicly because of the sensitive nature of the situation. His exit comes after he had taken an abrupt leave of absence in late June.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 27, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before going back to my salad diet. The Skinny: Had dinner at the iconic diner Pann's on Wednesday night and now I can't move. But it was worth it. Thursday's headlines include a potential scandal involving a top Miramax executive, CNN bringing back "Crossfire" and moguls getting ready for Allen & Co.'s annual Sun Valley, Idaho, conference. Daily Dose: While Food Network personality Paula Deen continues to get beaten up by the media and business partners (see below)
ENTERTAINMENT
June 26, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
Miramax Chairman Richard Nanula has taken a leave of absence from the Santa Monica independent film studio and from its co-owner Colony Capital, where he is also a principal. The disclosure of Nanula's departure Wednesday came after two websites recently published photos of a man identified as Nanula having sex with an adult film actress. One of the sites has since removed the photos. A spokeswoman for Colony Capital declined to discuss the posted images or when Nanula might return.
BUSINESS
April 11, 2007 | Daniel Costello, Times Staff Writer
Amgen Inc. on Tuesday announced the departure of its chief financial officer, after a difficult year for the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant and recent questions about how forthright its executives had been with investors. Richard Nanula's exit comes after a series of new studies have raised safety questions about two of Amgen's top-selling drugs, anemia medications Epogen and Aranesp.
BUSINESS
July 8, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc. Nanula's departure Sunday came after two websites published photographs last month of a man they identified as the executive having sex with an adult-film actress. Nanula, 53, and his attorney did not respond to requests for comment. PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments Miramax, founded by brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein in 1979, produced a string of Oscar-winning films, including "Chicago" and "Shakespeare in Love.
BUSINESS
July 9, 2010 | By Dawn C. Chmielewski and Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
Ending more than six months of speculation over the fate of the pioneering independent film label, Walt Disney Co. has reached an agreement in principle to sell Miramax Films to an investor group led by construction executive Ron Tutor for about $650 million, according to people close to the situation. The new owners of Miramax would include Tutor and Los Angeles-based private-equity firm Colony Capital, along with minority investors James Robinson, the chief executive of film production and financing company Morgan Creek Productions, and an unidentified investor group from the Middle East.
BUSINESS
April 11, 2007 | Daniel Costello, Times Staff Writer
Amgen Inc. on Tuesday announced the departure of its chief financial officer, after a difficult year for the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant and recent questions about how forthright its executives had been with investors. Richard Nanula's exit comes after a series of new studies have raised safety questions about two of Amgen's top-selling drugs, anemia medications Epogen and Aranesp.
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