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    Power Lawers 2012
    David Matlof
    Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof & Fishman

    Matlof is building a cottage industry out of cutting-edge rights deals: He sold the sequel rights for Blade Runner to Alcon, with Ridley Scott attached to direct, and set up client Brian McGreevey’s book Hemlock Grove as a Netflix series. “It’s new territory,” he says of the digital streaming service. “The parameters are different, and it allows us to be more creative, which is when it gets fun.” Among the others keeping the father of two young boys occupied: Maya Rudolph, Aaron Eckhart and producer Mary Parent.

    My first client Screenwriter Clay Tarver (Joy Ride). “He was in a band and is now again in a post-punk band called Chavez.”

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