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Steven Spielberg on Producing: “The Smartest Thing I Do Is Hire Women”

West Side Story director and producer Steven Spielberg was the star of the Producers Guild of America awards nominee breakfast on Saturday morning, as one producer after another praised him, even though they were all competing for the same prize at Saturday night’s award show. Spielberg didn’t disappoint, and gave up several memorable tidbits, including […]

Producers Guild Awards: Mary Parent to Receive Selznick Honor

Mary Parent, the Oscar-nominated film producer who is behind this year’s Dune and Godzilla vs. Kong, has been tapped for the Producers Guild of America’s highest honor, the David O. Selznick Achievement Award, which recognizes a producer for an “outstanding body of work in motion pictures,” the PGA announced Thursday. The honor — which has […]

Wanted: The Next Generation of Hollywood Executives (Analysis)

Alan Horn's in, Tom Rothman's out, but the story is the same at the studios, where few seem prepared -- or willing -- to ascend to the top job.

Five Players With Mogul Credentials

When top studio jobs become available, the list of experienced execs is short.

Disney’s Rich Ross Exit: Speculation Swirls Around Possible Replacements

Several names have emerged as possible successors to the fired studio head.

Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’ to Be Produced by Mary Parent (Exclusive)

The film version of the Bible story is from Paramount and New Regency.

Paramount Acquires Hot Spec ‘Hyperdrive’

Mary Parent is set to produce the sci-fi film.

Mary Parent Joins ‘Pacific Rim’ as Producer

She was chairman of MGM until it was acquired by Spyglass, forming her own production company Disruption Entertainment.

‘Hop’ Director Tim Hill in Talks to Direct ‘Walter the Farting Dog’ (Exclusive)

Mary Parent has come on board to produce as the film moves from Fox to Paramount.

Mary Parent Lands Producing Deal at Paramount

Mary Parent has landed a production deal at Paramount. The former chairman of MGM's worldwide motion picture group, Parent finally left the studio in October after a year of stalled production operations.