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  1. Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell Tease New Deals, Talk Gender Pay Issues with The Rock

    10:15 pm 11/9/2015

    Speaking at a Fast Company event, Dwayne Johnson and his WME agents (almost) revealed an in-the-works partnership, promoted their many recent acquisitions (including Professional Bull Riding) and addressed actress salaries: "There haven't been roles where they've been put in the center of movies."Read more

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  2. WME Launching Venture Capital Fund (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 8/26/2015

    The agency is seeking to raise what one source says is around $150 million as part of a startup strategy, joining CAA and UTA in emphasizing diversification.Read more

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  3. Pope Francis Invites Oprah, Ari Emanuel to the Vatican

    6:00 am 8/5/2015

    The pontiff has shortlisted Hollywood heavy-hitters for a special meeting at the Vatican this fall. The topic? Improving the church's portrayal in Western entertainment.Read more

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  4. Ari Emanuel Burns CAA: "They're Still Stuck in the '90s"

    10:06 pm 7/13/2015

    The WME co-CEO dismissed the other agency during remarks at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen.Read more

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  5. Abu Dhabi Media Summit to Become Biennial Event, Move to April

    7:26 am 6/10/2015

    After the emirate scrapped its film festival, the summit won't return in the fall and instead will take place next spring.Read more

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  6. Now, It's Personal: The Epic, Inside Drama Behind the New Hollywood Agency Wars

    9:00 am 6/3/2015

    The heads of the major talent agencies speak publicly about possible IPOs, poaching and rumors of private-equity discord as THR reveals the industry's hatred, secret depositions, shrink visits and the Matthew McConaughey rant that rattled CAA.Read more

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  7. Salary Fights, Porn Stars, Broken Bones: How 'Entourage's' Bros Got to the Big Screen

    9:00 am 5/20/2015

    Hollywood's what's-real-what's-not TV series gets even more meta in the movie with contract clashes both real and onscreen, studio drama (ditto) and a slew of star cameos as the film's stars reveal what really happened.Read more

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  8. Throwback Thursday: 20 Years Ago, a Midnight Break-In Launched Endeavor

    12:00 pm 4/23/2015

    In 1995, long before the exit of 12 agents from CAA to UTA, David Greenblatt, Tom Strickler, Ari Emanuel and Rick Rosen left ICM to launch their own agency in "a move that sent shock waves through the Hollywood community."Read more

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  9. Lucian Grainge, Ari Emanuel, Peter Chernin to Host Technology Innovators Forum

    9:00 am 4/21/2015

    Vessel co-founder Jason Kilar will also appear at the two-day confab, to be held in Los Angeles on April 28 and 29.Read more

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  10. Charlize Theron Presents Ari Emanuel With Service Award

    5:48 am 4/19/2015

    GenerationOn's first block party at Fox Studios honored WME for supporting arts education opportunities for youth. Read more

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