Amazon's Hollywood Shopping Cart Secrets
A big checkbook, bigger buzz for 'Transparent' and now a push into movies as Jeff Bezos and studio chief Roy Price talk to THR about attracting Woody Allen, Ridley Scott and deep industry curiosity about its un-Hollywood way of doing business. "They don't want anything anybody else has," 'Transparent' creator Jill Soloway says. "They want stuff that really f--s up the status quo."
Amazon's Jeff Bezos on Hollywood Strategy: "When People Join Prime, ... They Buy More Shoes"
In a wide-ranging interview about his vision for Amazon Studios, the company's founder and CEO — who sits in on greenlight meetings for his upstart content division — reveals his plan to turn the $200 billion retail company into an industry player and his hands-off approach to content creators like 'Transparent's' Jill Soloway: "How in the world could I possibly help Jill? I can help Jill by leaving her alone."
NBCUniversal Exec John Wallace Named Deluxe President; Ian Trombley Assumes His Role At NBCUni
Trombley was named president of NBCUniversal's operations and techical services.
New York Magazine's Website Goes Dark After Posting Story on Bill Cosby Accusers
A hacker took credit, claiming it had nothing to do with Cosby and everything to do with his hatred of New York.
Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 Boosts Actors' SVOD Residuals
Actors could see earnings increase 20-25 percent under the new rules, which compensate talent for digital reruns.
Natasha Lyonne: Embattled Gossip Site Gawker Is a "Real Bore Galore"
Admitting her own wild child past, the actress tells THR: "I'm not surprised they've gotten themselves in a dubious spot."
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