Ron Meyer en Michael Ovitz Apologizes For "Unbridled Ambition": "I Was Myopic In My Drive" <img src="" /><br/>The former CAA chairman offered repeated mea culpas in his first public conversation with former partner Ron Meyer.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Business Business USA THR Online CAA Michael Ovitz Ron Meyer Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:50:08 +0000 Stephen Galloway 934113 at Ron Meyer's Recipe for Success: "Stay Away" From Choosing Which Movies Get Made <img src="" /><br/>David Geffen says Meyer likes being a "No. 2 guy."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online Ron Meyer Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:24:57 +0000 Tobias Burns 933619 at Galloway on Film: How CAA's Top Players Got Played <img src="" /><br/>Dozens of agents past and present talked for a new book about the agency, 'Power House.' They did nothing to help CAA.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online CAA Michael Ovitz Ron Meyer Galloway on Film Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:01:16 +0000 Stephen Galloway. 927740 at Behind NBCUniversal's Call to Arms to Hire Veterans <img src="" /><br/>"Getting people to understand they are one of the best-trained workforces in the world is a huge challenge," says NBCU vice chairman and former Marine Ron Meyer about the industry-wide effort (Disney and Sony are also making strides) to help military vets transition back into civilian life.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Television USA Ron Meyer THR Weekly Magazine Philanthropy Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:00:23 +0000 Pamela McClintock and Rebecca Ford 920312 at Ron Meyer Tapped for Simon Wiesenthal Center's Humanitarian Award (Exclusive) <img src="" /><br/>NBCUniversal's vice chairman will be honored at the organization's National Tribute Dinner on April 5.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Race Awards Movies Awards Ron Meyer THR Weekly Magazine Wed, 03 Aug 2016 16:25:00 +0000 Scott Feinberg 916700 at Ron Meyer Re-Ups NBCUniversal Contract for Five Years <img src="" /><br/>The longtime executive's contract was set to expire in 2017.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online Ron Meyer Steven Spielberg Universal Pictures Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:21:07 +0000 Matthew Belloni 912089 at Berlin: Refugee Crisis Overshadows Opening-Night Premiere <img src="" /><br/>The 'Hail Caesar' premiere turned into "hail German chancellor Angela Merkel" as style and politics mixed at 66th edition's opening-night ceremony. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies International Chris Dodd THR Online Amal Clooney Channing Tatum Daniel Bruhl George Clooney Meryl Streep Ron Meyer Tilda Swinton Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale 2016 Hail Caesar! Hunger Games International Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:16:53 +0000 Etan Vlessing, Scott Roxborough 864322 at NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer Fundraises for Chris Christie (Exclusive) <img src="" /><br/>Meyer, a long-time Democrat, tells THR: "Given the state of the Republican Party, Chris Christie would be a great candidate to move forward. I don't agree with him on all the issues ... but I've been friends with him for a long time and I respect him."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Business Home USA THR Online Ron Meyer Politics Thu, 10 Dec 2015 01:11:51 +0000 Tina Daunt, Chris Gardner 847506 at NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer Defends Brian Williams: "Good Man" Who "Did a Not-Good Thing" <img src="" /><br/>The vice chairman discussed 'Furious 7' and the hardest part of his job for The Hollywood Reporter and Loyola Marymount University's 'The Hollywood Masters' interview series.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Movies Television Business USA THR Online Brian Williams NBCUniversal Ron Meyer Todd Solondz Universal Pictures Furious 7 The Hollywood Masters Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:02:45 +0000 Austin Siegemund-Broka 829913 at Hollywood Moguls' Arm Candy Du Jour: Goodbye Asians, Hello Yoga Instructors <img src="" /><br/>Long after Wendy Wasserstein popularized the term "shiksa goddess" — blond, unattainable, non-Jewish — new versions have come along as Hollywood alpha males have gravitated toward shopgirls, women of Asian extraction and, now, yoga teachers.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Style Culture USA Alec Baldwin Les Moonves Ron Meyer Rupert Murdoch THR Weekly Magazine Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 Merle Ginsberg 802699 at CAA Tell-All Book in the Works From 'SNL,' ESPN Author (Exclusive) <img src="" /><br/>Jim Miller, the author behind blockbuster oral histories of 'Saturday Night Live' and ESPN, has been seen lunching with agency co-founder Michael Ovitz and has interviewed high-up industry figures.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Culture USA Chris Pratt CAA Chevy Chase Cristiano Ronaldo Dana Brunetti Jennifer Lawrence Julie Yorn Michael De Luca Michael Ovitz Ron Meyer Sarah Palin Will Ferrell Zach Galifianakis THR Weekly Magazine Mon, 11 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 Andy Lewis 794708 at Elizabeth Banks' $200 Million Path to Directing 'Pitch Perfect 2' <img src="" /><br/>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."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA Paul Haggis Alec Baldwin Angelina Jolie Anna Kendrick Bill Pohlad Brian Wilson Donna Langley Elizabeth Banks Gary Ross Hailee Steinfeld Jason Moore Jodie Foster Judd Apatow Kay Cannon Max Handelman Oliver Stone Patty Jenkins Rebel Wilson Ron Meyer Russell Crowe Scott Niemeyer Skylar Astin Snoop Dogg Steve Carell Steven Spielberg Tara Reid THR Weekly Magazine 30 Rock Magic Mike XXL Hunger Games Pitch Perfect Pitch Perfect 2 Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000 Seth Abramovitch 791855 at Harvey Weinstein Urges Jews to Take on Anti-Semites: "Kick These Guys in the Ass" <img src="" /><br/>"We're gonna have to get as organized as the mafia," the mogul told the audience at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's national tribute dinner, where he was introduced by friend and competitor Jeffrey Katzenberg as "a really nice Jewish boy."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Race Awards Home Movies Culture Awards Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein Jeffrey Katzenberg Ron Meyer Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:54:15 +0000 Scott Feinberg, Tina Daunt 784210 at Throwback Thursday: In the '90s, a Contract Kept Stacey Snider From Steven Spielberg <img src="" /><br/>"I needed 10 more years before I could even think of handling a job like that," recalls Snider of the big offer she got from Spielberg two decades ago<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Business Business USA 20th Century Fox Film CAA Dreamworks Studios Frank Marshall Jim Gianopulos Kathleen Kennedy NBCUniversal Ron Meyer Stacey Snider Steven Spielberg THR Weekly Magazine Thu, 06 Nov 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Bill Higgins 745960 at Universal's Jeff Shell and Director Robert Rodriguez Honored at Promise Gala <img src="" /><br/>1,200 L.A. students attended the event that took place at the Universal Studios Hollywood Park <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Culture USA THR Online Elizabeth Banks Kathleen Kennedy Robert Rodriguez Ron Meyer Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:59:27 +0000 Bill Higgins 737445 at