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  1. Sony's Tom Rothman on Sexist Critics of Female 'Ghostbusters': "F--- 'Em"

    9:15 am 11/20/2015

    Diversity has never been Hollywood's "strong suit," the exec said, but that needs to change. "Do it or die, because the audience is diverse."Read more

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  2. Why Jennifer Lawrence Walked Away From Sony's 'Rosie Project'

    5:00 am 11/11/2015

    Sources say the actress, who was willing to cut her fee for the romantic dramedy directed by Richard Linklater, exited after a difficult negotiation with the studio's new chairman, Tom Rothman.Read more

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  3. How Tom Rothman, Mark Gordon and the Fulfillment Fund Are Improving L.A.'s Graduation Rates

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    The Fund has the same goal now as it did when Dr. Gary Gitnick launched it back in 1977: Help kids go to college. "Violence is the result of poverty, and the only way to fight poverty is with education."Read more

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  4. Tom Rothman on Sony's Post-Pascal Movie Slate: "Moving Forward Aggressively"

    10:00 am 8/12/2015

    The new film chief explains his big bets on 'Bad Boys' (with or without Will Smith), a 'Jumanji' reboot (?!) and vehicles for Denzel, Lawrence and Pratt, as analysts give him credit for hitting the green light post-hack.Read more

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  5. Hollywood Buying Spree: Film Studios Stocking Up on Spec Scripts and Pitches

    5:00 am 5/11/2015

    Literary reps are calling it one of the busiest bursts of development activity in recent memory.Read more

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  6. Jennifer Lawrence's Salary Drama: $20M 'Passengers' Pay Tests Sony

    7:30 am 5/6/2015

    The space romance becomes the first challenge in new studio chief Tom Rothman's effort to trim talent costs as co-star Chris Pratt and the 'Jump Street' guys line up for big raises.Read more

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  7. Universal's Donna Langley: 'Fifty Shades' Sequel Will Be "More of a Thriller"

    12:37 pm 4/29/2015

    "Failure is a great learning tool," the studio's chairman said at THR's annual Power Lawyers breakfast of the road to her recent box-office successes.Read more

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  8. 'Ghostbusters' Budget Cut, Fox Execs Courted: Tom Rothman Puts His Stamp on Sony

    7:00 am 4/20/2015

    As Amy Pascal's studio successor lures an exec to head up international operations, he's cool on Scott Rudin, who could end up at Fox.Read more

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  9. 'Fifty Shades' Producer on Salary Demands, Feuding With Harvey Weinstein and Why He Won't Support Hillary Clinton for President

    9:00 am 3/19/2015

    Dana Brunetti, the outspoken president and CEO of Trigger Street Productions, opens up about Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan wanting raises for the sequel ("I'm not going to cry for anybody"), Amy Pascal and whom he'd rather see in the Oval Office come January 2017.Read more

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  10. Tom Rothman on His Sony Era: "I Prize Stability"

    8:00 am 2/25/2015

    Amy Pascal's replacement reveals his plans for the studio as his Fox experience and a reputation for frugality won over Japan execs and Michael Lynton heads to New York.Read more

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