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Behind John Boyega’s Abrupt Exit From Netflix’s ‘Rebel Ridge’

In early June, John Boyega abruptly exited the Netflix production of Rebel Ridge “for family reasons,” according to a statement released by the streamer at the time. But other sources say that…

Behind Jason Kilar’s Unsettled Future at WarnerMedia

Just as WarnerMedia has some hope for the future, the company is alarmingly stuck in the past. With the Discovery merger likely to take a year or more to close, the company is to some…

As David Zaslav Takes Deal Crown, How Will He Rule His Discovery-WarnerMedia Empire?

The irony of David Zaslav’s ascent to the top of the as-yet unnamed WarnerMedia and Discovery combination is that had the Discovery CEO gotten this job at any other time in Hollywood history…

How a Discovery-WarnerMedia Merger Would Rattle Hollywood

It’s not that the media world and Wall Street didn’t expect AT&T to spin off WarnerMedia — the consensus has been that this experiment has not been going well. But a deal appears to be coming…

Warner Bros. Film Chairman Toby Emmerich Floated for a New Job

With 18 months left on his contract, is Warners film studio chairman Toby Emmerich exploring job opportunities? While it is far from clear that Emmerich will leave the studio after more than 20

Why Some Hollywood Execs Are Hoping for Scott Rudin to Return

Amid fallout over abuse claims against the producer, two things are clear: More reports of bad behavior are likely to come, and many in Hollywood are nonetheless rooting for Rudin.

Ray Fisher Opens Up About ‘Justice League,’ Joss Whedon and Warners: “I Don’t Believe Some of These People Are Fit for Leadership”

Over the past year, the actor has assailed the filmmaker and studio in harsh-but-cryptic tweets for what he says was racist and inappropriate conduct: "I'm not so…

Saving Joel Silver: The Twisted Saga That Entangled Ari Emanuel, Ron Meyer, Anthony Pellicano and Even Mohammed bin Salman

When the former power producer couldn't settle his beef with Canadian billionaire Daryl Katz, a who's who of industry players became embroiled in the feud. The…

Sources: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Tap Ben Browning to Lead Production Company

The couple have hired the president of film and television production at FilmNation to shepherd their rich deal at Netflix, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

Michael Wright to Replace Steve Stark as MGM TV President

The executive will continue to oversee premium cable network Epix, while also taking on additional responsibilities.

Kevin Mayer Exploring Roll-Up of Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings, Ben Silverman’s Propagate (Exclusive)

The ambitious venture, on which Mayer is teaming with former Disney chief operating officer Tom Staggs, is expected to focus on a broad portfolio of companies that could span social media, music…

WME, Writers Guild Agree to Terms as Hollywood’s Bitter Feud Winds Down

Almost 22 months after thousands of scribes parted ways with their reps amid one of the biggest showdowns in recent Hollywood history, all of the town's major agencies have now made peace with the…