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January 10, 1989 | MICHAEL CIEPLY
Sean Daniel is resigning as president of production at MCA Inc.'s Universal Pictures unit to become president of Geffen Co.'s film division, effective March 1. Geffen Co. is a joint venture of music and film entrepreneur David Geffen and Warner Communications Inc. A Universal Pictures executive said Casey Silver, currently Universal's executive vice president for production, is expected to be named president.
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November 4, 1989
Judge Charles Rubin imposed penalties on Zsa Zsa Gabor that were fair and just. He made it clear celebrities are not above the law. That arrogance, intimidations and outrageous behavior cannot be tolerated. TOM DEMPSEY Playa del Rey
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BUSINESS
November 4, 1989
Judge Charles Rubin imposed penalties on Zsa Zsa Gabor that were fair and just. He made it clear celebrities are not above the law. That arrogance, intimidations and outrageous behavior cannot be tolerated. TOM DEMPSEY Playa del Rey
BUSINESS
January 10, 1989 | MICHAEL CIEPLY
Sean Daniel is resigning as president of production at MCA Inc.'s Universal Pictures unit to become president of Geffen Co.'s film division, effective March 1. Geffen Co. is a joint venture of music and film entrepreneur David Geffen and Warner Communications Inc. A Universal Pictures executive said Casey Silver, currently Universal's executive vice president for production, is expected to be named president.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 24, 1990 | Pat H. Broeske \f7
"This isn't an anti- glasnost movie. It's not saying that we shouldn't trust the Russians. It's saying that we have to watch for the enemy, everywhere." That's how an insider describes "The Day Before Midnight"--about the takeover of a U.S. nuclear missile silo--which Kevin Reynolds ("The Beast") will direct for Universal Pictures. Ray Gideon and Bruce Evans wrote the script from the novel by Stephen Hunter. The film's producers include Sean Daniel, former Universal production president.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 12, 1993 | MICHAEL WILMINGTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"CB4" (citywide), a musical comedy about three gangsta rappahs from Locash, Calif., is part satire, part celebration. That's what causes most of its problems. The movie has bounce and bite, but it skitters around too much. Its needle is hip-hopping around between too many grooves.
BUSINESS
September 17, 1986 | DAVID T. FRIENDLY, Times Staff Writer
Frank Price has resigned as chairman of the motion picture group and president of Universal Pictures, a spokesman for the studio said Tuesday. The studio issued a sparse two-sentence statement, but sources at the studio said Price telephoned MCA President and Chief Operating Officer Sid Sheinberg from New York on Monday evening to announce his departure. Sean Daniel, 35, currently president of production at Universal, is now the top-ranking production executive at the studio.
NEWS
August 16, 1993 | BILL HIGGINS
The Scene: Wednesday's celebrity screening of Universal's "Heart and Souls" at the Motion Picture Academy's theater. A party in the lobby followed the screening. One guest dubbed the comedy about four ghosts who come back to resolve their lives, "It's a Wonderful Afterlife." Who Was There: The film's star, Robert Downey Jr.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 28, 1993
We've all read about President Clinton's Hollywood connections and his interest in movies. So it was only natural to wonder what the President thought about the movies nominated for Academy Awards on the eve of Hollywood's biggest night of the year. Yes, Clinton is planning on watching the Oscars Monday night, a White House spokesperson told The Times. The plan is to watch the show with friends. No, the President would not offer his Oscar predictions.
NEWS
November 4, 1991 | BETTY GOODWIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Scene: Sony Pictures Entertainment's cocktail party in honor of Mark Canton, the newly named chairman of Columbia Pictures. The gathering, which shut down Morton's on Friday night, was a schmooze fest of the highest order.
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