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Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre to Step Down

The circus troupe's CFO Stephane Lefebvre will replace Lamarre as president and CEO.

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Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre to Step Down

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has named CFO Stephane Lefebvre to replace Daniel Lamarre as CEO. From Dec. 1, Lamarre will step down from the top post after leading the famous global…

TikTok Activist Amelie Zilber Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

UTA has signed content creator, model and activist Amelie Zilber for worldwide representation in all areas. The Hollywood talent agency will help expand Zilber’s digital presence and find…

Ryan Kavanaugh’s New Mind Bender: When Is a Lawsuit Not a Lawsuit?

In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger famously came up with a thought experiment: Put a cat in a closed steel chamber along with a tiny bit of radioactive substance that will release poison upon possible decay

Toronto Film Fest Promotes Cameron Bailey to CEO

Cameron Bailey credits the pandemic for his promotion to CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival. “When the pandemic happened, suddenly you have to really learn the entire business…

Walt Disney, Comcast Strike Multi-Year Carriage Deal

Hollywood titan Walt Disney, led by CEO Bob Chapek, and cable giant Comcast Corp., led by chairman and CEO Brian Roberts, have struck a new multi-year carriage deal. Financial terms of…

ViacomCBS Sells CBS Studio City Lot for $1.85B

ViacomCBS has made it official: the CBS Studios campus has been sold to Hackman Capital Partners Square Mile Capital Management for $1.85 billion. The definitive agreement was unveiled on Tuesday

Sam Gibney Promoted to President of Home Brew

Digital marketing and production company Home Brew has promoted Sam Gibney to president. Gibney, now in his ninth year with the company, previously served as head of motion and executive creative

Meta Must Sell Giphy, U.K. Regulator Says

Facebook parent Meta must sell GIF-sharing platform Giphy to avoid potential harm to consumers and marketers, Britain’s competition watchdog said on Tuesday. The previously completed deal…

Focus Features Names Stephanie Phillips Exec VP Publicity

Focus Features has named Stephanie Phllips as executive vp of publicity at the specialty Hollywood studio. Phillips, who most recently served as senior vp of global publicity for Warner…

Jason Reitman, Gil Kenan Ink Sony Pictures Overall Deal

Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan, the Ghostbusters: Afterlife co-writing partners and Oscar nominees, to an overall producing deal with the studio as they…

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to Step Down, Parag Agrawal Named Successor

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down as the tech company’s chief executive. Parag Agrawal, Twitter’s CTO, will succeed Dorsey as the company’s new CEO…

Omicron Fears Shake Global Film, TV Industry as Countries Tighten Restrictions

News from the World Health Organization that a new coronavirus variant, dubbed Omicron, discovered in southern Africa, was a “variant of concern” has hit the global entertainment industry with…