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  1. Brett Ratner Says He's Expanding Into Cable TV Production

    4:41 pm PST 03/08/2014
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    UPDATED: The filmmaker/mogul is doing a joint venture with an unnamed cable network. READ MORE

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  2. Sandra Bullock to Make $70 Million (At Least) for 'Gravity' (Exclusive)

    8:30 am PST 02/26/2014
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    Rare first-dollar gross, thanks to the actress' post-"Blind Side" leverage, turns the space epic into an out-of-this-world payday for the Oscar nominee. READ MORE

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  3. Berlin: Brett Ratner Takes North American Rights to Hitchcock Holocaust Documentary

    11:03 am PST 02/11/2014
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    He is co-financing the completion of the documentary, which is having its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. READ MORE

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  4. 'Duck Dynasty's' Phil Robertson and Other Stars Who've Made Anti-Gay Remarks

    2:16 pm PST 12/19/2013
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    Alec Baldwin, Mel Gibson, Eminem and Isaiah Washington are also part of a long line of actors, musicians, authors and TV personalities who have stirred up controversy by uttering homophobic comments. READ MORE

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  5. Brett Ratner's RatPac-Dune Closes $300 Million Credit Facility to Fund Warner Bros. Films

    6:37 pm PST 11/26/2013
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    The director and Australian billionaire James Packer teamed up with Steven Mnuchin for the agreement, which will co-finance about 75 movies and could reach as much as $400 million. READ MORE

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  6. Kellan Lutz Beats Dwayne Johnson to the Punch as First 'Hercules' to Hit Theaters

    12:26 pm PST 11/12/2013
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    Could timing be everything for dueling movies about the muscle-bound god? READ MORE

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  7. Bespoke Hollywood: How 'The Heat's' Paul Feig and Other A-Listers Go Custom

    10:35 pm PST 11/11/2013
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    A dinner jacket with 3,800 stitches? Ryan Seacrest's made-to-order tux slippers? The Hollywood Reporter's guide to the ultimate custom men's shirts, suits and shoes. READ MORE

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  8. The Redemption of Brett Ratner: Photos of the 'Hercules' Helmer

    9:19 am PDT 10/23/2013
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    Nearly two years after he was forced out of producing the Oscars over a gay slur and R-rated pillow talk, the director stunned Hollywood Sept. 30 when his name was attached to a massive $450 million Warner Bros. financing deal. Now 44, the onetime wunderkind has gone from party boy to power player as he opens up, carefully, about his mistakes ("I've said dum READ MORE

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  9. How Director Brett Ratner Evolved From Party Boy to $450 Million Warner Bros. Mogul

    9:18 am PDT 10/23/2013
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    Two years after his Oscar debacle, the onetime wunderkind turned power player opens up, carefully, about his mistakes ("I've said dumb things") and his massive ambition: "I'm always at my best when it's big." READ MORE

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  10. Weekend of a Champion: London Review

    10:26 am PDT 10/09/2013
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    Roman Polanski dusts off his long-lost screen portrait of motor racing champion Jackie Stewart, newly restored and expanded with contemporary footage. READ MORE

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  11. Warner Bros. Closes $450 Million Financing Deal With Dune, Brett Ratner's RatPac (Exclusive)

    12:39 pm PDT 09/30/2013
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    UPDATED: The deal will cover Warners' entire movie slate up to 75 titles, and would last three or four years. READ MORE

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  12. 'Horrible Bosses 2' Taps 'We're the Millers' Writers to Direct, Produce (Exclusive)

    5:12 pm PDT 09/03/2013
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    Sean Anders will step into the shoes vacated by Seth Gordon. READ MORE

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  13. Hollywood Braces for Early Jewish High Holidays

    5:00 am PDT 09/02/2013
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    UPDATED: Labor Day and Rosh Hashanah, starting Sept. 4, are both in the same week, which will see the re-opening of the famed Wilshire Boulevard Temple, fresh off a $150 million renovation funded by ICM Partners' Chris Silbermann, and Lionsgate’s Rob Friedman and others. READ MORE

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  14. Studio Cash Influx Shifts Power in Hollywood (Analysis)

    5:00 am PDT 07/17/2013
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    Brett Ratner, mogul? It's true, as Warners and others -- including David Ellison's Skydance's $200 million-plus deal with Paramount -- line up new funds. READ MORE

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  15. Brett Ratner Donates $1 Million to Academy Museum

    12:22 pm PDT 05/29/2013
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    The director, who was to have produced the 2012 Oscars, is the latest to lend his support to the museum, scheduled to open in 2017. READ MORE

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  16. They Said What? 14 Celebrities' Most Outrageous Statements

    4:22 pm PDT 03/19/2013
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    What you say matters, particularly if you're a famous person. READ MORE

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  17. Brett Ratner Accepts GLAAD Award: 'I Learned a Valuable Lesson' (Exclusive Video)

    12:52 pm PDT 03/17/2013
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    The director, who resigned from producing the Oscars after being caught using a gay slur, told an audience in New York that he "has love in [his] heart" as he accepted the Ally Award. READ MORE

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  18. Brett Ratner to Receive GLAAD Award

    11:29 am PST 03/08/2013
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    He'll earn the watchdog group's inaugural Ally Award for his efforts in promoting equality and debut his series of PSAs at the organization's March 16 awards in New York. READ MORE

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  19. Brett Ratner: 'No Gay Jokes' at Venice Benefit

    8:59 am PST 03/07/2013
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    The director skewers himself with a nod to his 2012 Oscar-telecast resignation as he honors friend and "Rush Hour" sequel screenwriter Jeff Nathanson. READ MORE

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  20. 'Hercules' Release Date Moves to July 25, 2014

    5:43 pm PST 02/26/2013
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    Brett Ratner helms the event pic starring Dwayne Johnson. READ MORE

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  21. 'Headhunters' Star Joining Dwayne Johnson in 'Hercules' (Exclusive)

    6:13 pm PST 02/20/2013
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    Brett Ratner is directing the MGM/Paramount co-production which is based on a graphic novel from Radical Studios. READ MORE

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