A native of France with a masters in science from MIT and an MBA from Harvard, De Fanti teamed with former CBS and Sony exec Jeff Sagansky in 2007 to found Winchester Capital Management, which…
Since leaving his last corporate day job in 2002, the former CBS, Sony and Paxson Communications exec has been focusing on his diverse portfolio of investments, which includes everything from films…
Sloan was a young attorney entertainment attorney when he made his first big deal in 1983, purchasing New World Pictures from B-movie king Roger Corman for $2 million.
Of his four movies released this year -- "Hall Pass," "Midnight in Paris," "Cars 2" and "The Big Year" -- Owen Wilson can't say which was more fun to shoot, but he knows which one surprised him the…
In the initial stages of "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol," screenwriters Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec huddled with star Tom Cruise, director Brad Bird and producer J.J. Abrams hashing over…
Jay Baruchel thinks it's ridiculous that he and writing partner Jesse Chabot wound up working on two sports movies back-to-back, the hockey comedy "Goon" and "Baseballissimo."
It's no coincidence that every movie Kurt Johnstad writes is about warriors of one stripe or another, from the epic "300" and Relativity Media's upcoming "Act of Valor," starring active-duty Navy…
During her 17 seasons as a writer on "Saturday Night Live," Paula Pell has seen the pattern play out time and time again.
It's unlikely that many will look back on the state of the economy in 2011 and affectionately croon, "It was a very good year," but as Endgame Entertainment CEO Jim Stern prepares to take the stage…
After an arduous search, production designer Therese DePrez and director Park Chan-wook ("Oldboy") had finally settled on a mansion in Nashville to serve as the central location for the Fox…
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