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Tracking ups and downs in the business of entertainment.

DOWN Robert Zemeckis
The director-producer’s bet on motion capture flames out after Mars Needs Moms flops in spectacular fashion and Disney pulls the plug on his Yellow Submarine remake.

UP Amy Pascal
Sony co-chairman opened a poorly reviewed disaster-filled movie the same weekend as a tragic real-life disaster, and it still grossed $36 million.

DOWN Joe Uva
Less than two months after Univision brought in former NBC and AOL exec Randy Falco as COO, the company’s president and CEO exits.

UP Robert Redford
The Sundance Film Festival is finally expanding, partnering with AEG to launch a London festival in April 2

SHOWBIZ STOCKS

UP Netflix (NFLX)
$217.11 (+4.7%)
Goldman Sachs raises its assessment from “neutral” to “buy” and adds another $90 to its price target, now $300.

DOWN Cumulus Media (CMLS)
$4.10 (-17.8%)
Investors don’t like news that the radio giant will purchase Citadel Broadcasting in a deal worth $2.4 billion.012.

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