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Women in Entertainment 2010 - Power 100 List

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    Karen Kehela-Sherwood
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    Karen Kehela-Sherwood
    Co-chairman, Imagine Films

    The currently Los Angeles-based Kehela-Sherwood credits bosses Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for allowing her to maintain her job while living in New York for several years. “It’s access to an entirely different way of thinking,” she says. But no one understands her bosses’ thinking better than the charming and low-profile Kehela-Sherwood, whose partnership with them dates to an internship while studying communications at UCLA. The Imagine veteran says it’s still a unique thrill to see a long-in-development film, like Brett Ratner’s Tower Heist, go into production. Although this year’s Robin Hood didn’t take audiences by storm, Kehela-Sherwood — married to Ben Sherwood, who was tapped as president of ABC News on Dec. 3 — is keeping a close eye on several other Imagine projects: The Dark Tower trilogy, a Howard-directed film series as well as an NBC Universal TV series; comedy The Dilemma, also directed by Howard; and Gus Van Sant’s winter release, the drama Restless.

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