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  1. Inside the Risky Business of Porn Star Agents

    2:00 am 11/15/2012

    Meet the Ari Emanuels of the adult industry, negotiating for talent and fighting for commissions in a $1 billion business that -- except for the sex part -- isn't so different from Hollywood.Read more

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  2. Ari Emanuel in Abu Dhabi: Silicon Valley, Hollywood Are 'Working Together Pretty Well'

    11:56 pm 10/8/2012

    UPDATED: The WME co-CEO tells the annual media summit in the emirate that cooperation is "actually getting a little bit better" and that crowdfunding will increasingly become an option for content creators. Read more

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  3. WME's Ari Emanuel Joins MOCA Board and Helps Launch MOCAtv

    2:37 pm 10/3/2012

    Leading talent agent announces relationship with MOCA and helps develop art-dedicated video channel.Read more

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  4. Ari Emanuel, Tom Freston, Bill Gates to Speak at Abu Dhabi Media Summit

    7:59 am 9/20/2012

    The annual event will see the agent speak about "Hollywood vs Silicon Valley: Can’t we all be friends?" and also feature YouTube content guru Robert Kyncl and Viacom International Media Networks CEO Bob Bakish.Read more

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  5. Why Talent Representatives Are Suing Their Clients (Analysis)

    7:00 am 9/19/2012

    A fight over Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight Rises" commissions is the latest Hollywood lawsuit to reveal that looming bottom-line pressures trump even bad press.Read more

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  6. WME's Ari Emanuel Calls for Hollywood, Silicon Valley to Come Together Over Piracy

    12:17 pm 6/1/2012

    The superagent is urging Northern and Southern California players to "get in a room with all parties to figure" out the issue of content theft. Read more

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  7. WME's Ari Emanuel 'Misinformed' on Copyright Filtering, Says Google Exec

    5:38 am 6/1/2012

    Susan Wojcicki, who heads advertising for the tech giant, responds to the CEO's argument that Silicon Valley should help Hollywood figure out how to avoid piracy.Read more

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  8. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Film Adaptation Faces Challenge From 'Control-Freak' Author

    9:22 am 3/29/2012

    THE REPORT: Universal and Focus pay $5 million for the racy books amid questions of how S&M sex will translate onscreen.Read more

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  9. Ari Emanuel Halts 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Meeting to Take President Obama's Call

    9:48 am 3/28/2012

    The WME chief had lunch with author E.L. James instead of waiting in his office for an anticipated call from the president. Did the first lady really enjoy the steamy novels, or was Obama joking? Read more

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  10. Superman's WB Future at Stake as Appeals Court Battle Begins

    2:40 pm 3/26/2012

    In advance of oral arguments, Warner Bros. files a 117-page brief in attempt to hold onto all rights to the famed superhero. The outcome will determine the future of the franchise, but in dueling legal briefs, the parties discuss the history.Read more

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