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‘Blue Bayou’ Filmmaker Justin Chon, SB Projects Sets Movie About Zappos Founder Tony Hsieh (Exclusive)

Justin Chon — the actor and filmmaker behind films Blue Bayou and Gook — and Scooter Braun’s SB Projects are developing a feature about the life and career of e-commerce giant and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Chon and SB Projects have optioned the upcoming biography Wonder Boy: Tony Hsieh, Zappos and the Myth of Happiness […]

Scooter Braun Buys Broad Art Foundation Building In Santa Monica for $25.9M

Before philanthropist and real-estate developer Eli Broad and his wife Edythe opened The Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles in 2015, the couple housed their Broad Art Foundation in a 1927 brick building in Santa Monica, about a block from the beach. Early works in their collection included pieces by such artists as Barbara Kruger, […]

South Korea’s Hybe Acquires Atlanta Hip-Hop Label Quality Control

South Korean music giant Hybe has acquired Atlanta-based QC Media Holdings, the parent company of influential hip-hop label Quality Control Music, home to Migos, Lil Yachty and Lil Baby. According to a filing with Korean regulators, the deal is worth approximately $300 million, with Hybe paying a $250 million purchase price for QC, and issuing […]

Shea Serrano Sets Reggaeton Comedy ‘Neon’ at Netflix

Netflix is entering the world of reggaeton. The streaming giant has handed out an eight-episode series order for Neon, a comedy from creator Shea Serrano and showrunner Max Searle (Dave). The series revolves around three friends who move from a small town in Florida to Miami with the hopes of making it big in the […]

Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Launches Ad Campaign Aimed at Taylor Swift Fans

Terry McAuliffe is hoping to gain support from Taylor Swift fans in his race to become Virginia’s next governor. The Democrat has purchased a series of digital ads that connect his Republican opponent, Glenn Youngkin, to the sale of Swift’s master recordings, which the singer described as her “worst-case scenario.” Youngkin is the former co-CEO […]

DIVE Studios Launches Mindset Audio Platform With Funding From Scooter Braun’s TQ Ventures

DIVE Studios, the Los Angeles-based media company known for its podcasts hosted by English-speaking Kpop stars, is officially launching its audio storytelling platform Mindset after raising $8.7 million in seed funding. Mindset, which beta launched in February and is currently available as a free-to-download mobile app (a web version is being developed), features audio series […]

Scooter Braun Involved in $200M Legal Dispute Over Private Equity Fund

Scooter Braun, the music industry megastar who launched Justin Bieber’s career, is now afflicted with a significant legal dispute over actions in getting a new private equity fund off the ground. On Thursday night, two events occurred:  Peter Comisar, who spent two decades at Goldman Sachs and then became vice chairman of investment banking at […]

‘Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil’: TV Review | SXSW 2021

The Grammy-nominated singer discusses her 2018 overdose and her new addiction-management philosophy in a brutally honest YouTube docuseries.

Taylor Swift Confirms Scooter Braun Sold Her Big Machine Masters

More than a year after Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings acquired Big Machine Label Group in a $300 million deal, and with it the entire catalog Taylor Swift released through Scott Borchetta's label, Braun has sold the master rights to the singer's first six albums.

Channing Tatum, Scooter Braun, Amazon Team for Lady Macbeth YA Musical (Exclusive)

Amazon Studios is picking up an untitled Lady Macbeth feature project that has Scooter Braun and Channing Tatum among its producers, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

Taylor Swift Signs Global Agreement With Universal Music Publishing Group

Taylor Swift has moved her music, signing an exclusive global publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).

Scooter Braun Asks Taylor Swift for Resolution After Receiving Death Threats

Scooter Braun took to Instagram to ask Taylor Swift for resolution to their feud after his family received death threats.