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  1. LeBron James Reveals Ambitious Plan to Build Hollywood Empire: "Winning Is the First Thing That Matters"

    9:00 am 2/11/2015

    With $42 million a year in endorsements alone and 18.7 million Twitter followers, the NBA star — and most powerful brand in sports — opens up for the first time about his plan to convert his heat into a Hollywood empire: "I'm going to take full advantage of it while I can."Read more

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  2. Agent Charles King Exits WME to Launch Multicultural Media Firm (Exclusive)

    9:15 am 1/5/2015

    MACRO has raised "eight figures" in financing to produce film, TV and digital projects for African-American, Latino and multicultural audiencesRead more

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  3. Layoffs Hit IMG in Wake of WME Purchase

    11:18 am 12/1/2014

    The sports and entertainment company will eliminate 3 percent of jobs in the next couple weeksRead more

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  4. Ari Emanuel Travels to China to Continue Wooing Alibaba's Jack Ma

    9:00 am 11/16/2014

    Sources say the WME co-CEO, who attended a Lakers game with China's richest man last month, has made it a personal mission to become Ma's unofficial adviser on all things HollywoodRead more

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  5. Alibaba's Jack Ma: Who Got Face Time (and Who Didn't) in Hollywood

    5:00 am 11/5/2014

    The Chinese mogul impresses ("A very bright, accessible guy," says Fox's Jim Gianopulos) as everyone from Mel Gibson to TriStar's Tom Rothman goes in for face time and Ma plots a Hollywood outpostRead more

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  6. Alibaba's Jack Ma Attends Lakers Game With WME's Ari Emanuel, Patrick Whitesell

    12:37 pm 10/29/2014

    Ma, founder of "the biggest entertainment company in the world," joins the courtside elite at Staples CenterRead more

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  7. Hollywood Salaries Revealed, From Movie Stars to Agents (and Even Their Assistants)

    9:00 am 10/2/2014

    Who rakes in a whopping $75 million? Who are the highest-paid TV stars? And how much can you make working in an agency mailroom? In its Money Issue, THR reveals how much people are earning now, from stars including Robert Downey Jr., Sandra Bullock, Katherine Heigl and the 'Duck Dynasty' clan to top agents including Ari Emanuel and Patrick WhitesellRead more

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  8. WME's New Lobby Commissary Opens With Healthy Fare

    9:00 am 6/20/2014

    Jack & Ben's, named after the dads of co-CEOs Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel, features low prices to make it affordable for assistants and an app to order up to the offices.Read more

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  9. How Uber's New $17 Billion Valuation Will Benefit Hollywood Investors

    5:00 am 6/11/2014

    Backers of the San francisco-based ride-sharing company include William Morris Endeavor, whose co-CEO Ari Emanuel was an early user, and music managers Troy Carter and Adam Leber.Read more

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  10. Joel Silver's Chef Exits for WME Commissary

    8:00 am 5/9/2014

    Spencer Gray was tapped after agency co-head Ari Emanuel taste-tested his work at several Silver events. Read more

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