Prod'n execs killed in crash


Rhiannon Meier, vp Red Wagon Prods., and Sam Cassel, vp Scott Rudin Prods., were killed early Saturday morning in Hollywood when their car was hit by an alleged drunk driver.

The pair died instantly.

Jose Luis Vargas, the driver said to have caused the crash at Sunset Boulevard and Gower Street, was arrested for driving under the influence and booked on suspicion of murder.

Meier was named vp creative affairs at Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher's Red Wagon in June. She previously held posts at Blue Star Pictures, Catch 23, MGM and the Motion Picture Corporation of America.

Cassel had spent his entire career at Rudin's company.

Funeral details are pending.