March 22 would have been the 103rd birthday of Lew Wasserman, whom Variety described as “Hollywood’s ultimate mover and shaker.” Most people in the public didn’t know his name; if they did, it might…
Memo to Steve Burke from Peter Part: Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy…
DreamWorks mogul Steven Spielberg wants to work on his own terms, so he's decided to write the checks himself.
Lew Wasserman, the talent agent-turned-studio chief, was known to keep his art collection — which included such Impressionists as Degas and Matisse — largely under wraps in his Beverly Hills home…
The most important fact about talent agents today is that no one is scared of them anymore.
Edie Wasserman -- a prominent figure in showbiz philanthropy, a key adviser to husband Lew Wasserman and his important strategic partner through her politically astute use of the Hollywood social…
Barry Avrich's "The Last Mogul" is a refreshingly honest film about the life and times of Hollywood uber-power player Lew Wasserman. Pic draws a full and balanced measure of the man, from his…
Review: ‘When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence’
Lew Wasserman rarely gave interviews and long insisted he would never cooperate with any book written about him. But Connie Bruck had his cooperation for this biography. A richly detailed portrait of…
Lew Wasserman, the last of Hollywood's major builders, died at home Monday of complications from a stroke. He was 89. He transformed the agency biz, and his influence on film and TV production…
The Motion Picture & Television Fund, whose maxim is "We take care of our own," took care of Edie and Lew Wasserman Saturday morning.
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