Labeled the "guru of brand integration," Yospe specializes in the branded entertainment space, representing advertisers in their Hollywood deals, and on the other side of the coin, production…
Philip Matthys, senior vice president of business affairs, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
Matthys oversees the team of business affairs execs who handle all talent and producer deals, licensing deals, development and series pick-ups as well as new business deals for Universal Cable…
Structured and closed Tom Cruise's "Jack Reacher" franchise deal (first installment is shooting now, with "One Shot") in addition to Cruise's deals on "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol,"…
As an associate with the firm's Entertainment, Media and Technology Practice Group, Dollarhide focuses mainly on motion picture and vidgame finance matters, as well as production and distribution.
Works on major corporate deals and reps big money - banks, hedge funds and private equity funds investing in entertainment projects.
That Hobel has served as counsel for companies as diverse as Microsoft, FremantleMedia and Funny or Die in the same year is a testament to the entertainment lawyer's ability to adapt to a rapidly…
British lawyer and agent Neil Blair has acted as J.K. Rowling's key dealmaker since 2001, when he left his job as Warner's head of business affairs in Europe to join the Christopher Little Agency.
On the mammoth Legendary East deal, Haymer provided the yin to colleague Stephen Scharf's yang.
Jon Huntsman declared on Fox News this morning that he "was not going to kiss his ring and I'm not going to kiss any other part of his anatomy." He was talking about Donald Trump, who on Friday…
Stars on the left are wading into the tax debate, calling on the government to raise taxes on the rich like themselves. As I write in my latest column in the print version of Variety, below, this…
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…