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  1. THR's Studio Exec Roundtable: Donna Langley Says Actress "Salaries are Indicative of the Equality Across the Board"

    9:50 am 11/4/2015

    Hollywood's biggest studio executives discuss the delicate yet noteworthy topic of the gender wage gap, stemming from Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence's recent essay regarding her 'American Hustle' salary.Read more

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  2. Donna Langley Says Actress ‘Salaries are Indicative of the Equality Across the Board’: THR’s Studio Exec Roundtable

    8:50 am 11/4/2015

    Chairman of Universal Pictures, Donna Langley, spoke to the gender wage gap in Hollywood, saying, "As consumer tastes shift around the globe, and as we do see are more roles for women, then the more there are, the more women who can participate, I think the salaries will go up."Read more

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  3. Hollywood Gorilla Warfare: It’s Universal vs. Legendary Over ‘Kong: Skull Island’ (and Who Says "Thank You")

    8:00 am 9/16/2015

    Legendary's Thomas Tull may have annoyed studio brass on 'Jurassic World' as Universal's Donna Langley balks at a pricey ape reboot and Warner Bros. swoops in for a three-picture Godzilla mashup.Read more

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  4. Universal's "100-Year Flood": What's Behind the Historic 2015 at the Box Office?

    5:00 am 8/19/2015

    'Straight Outta Compton' is just the latest bonanza for a studio riding high on a diverse slate, savvy marketing, "and then it's just luck."Read more

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  5. 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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  6. Elizabeth Banks' $200 Million Path to Directing 'Pitch Perfect 2'

    9:00 am 4/29/2015

    After producing the surprise smash original — and playing more than 70 different characters — the star of 'Hunger Games' now hungers for something else: a place among Hollywood's most exclusive club — female directors. Says Banks: "This is the test. And I like to get A's."Read more

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  7. 'Fast 8' Nowhere Near Starting Line

    5:00 am 4/8/2015

    Yes, it’s inevitable, but Universal will need more horsepower as it contends with no script, a cast in contract limbo and its two smash directors not quite at the ready.Read more

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  8. Michael De Luca Exits Sony for Universal Producing Deal

    5:53 pm 4/2/2015

    Leaving Sony's executive suite behind, the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' producer is shifting to a producer deal at Universal.Read more

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  9. Studio Profitability Report: Who's Up and Who's Down

    5:00 am 3/20/2015

    'Frozen' fever and Marvel moolah helped deliver $1.7 billion in 2014 as Disney topples Warner Bros., Paramount increases box office and Sony stumbles on 'Spider-Man' in THR's annual breakdown of money at the major studios.Read more

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  10. 'Fifty Shades' Stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan to Seek Seven-Figure Raises for Sequel

    6:30 am 3/11/2015

    The duo, who each made $250,000 for the first film, will try to renegotiate a huge salary bump as the sequel still lacks a writer or director and likely won't arrive until 2017.Read more

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