Hyperion has inked a $1 million deal for the first two books from Cecelia Ahern, the 21-year-old daughter of the Irish Prime Minister.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped veteran comedy writer Aaron Ruben to receive its Valentine Davies Award for public service.
Showbiz guilds will flex plenty of muscle when FCC commissioners convene Thursday at Columbia U. for a daylong forum on the dangers of allowing further media consolidation.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
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