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HOLLYWOOD TAKE 2:The Rise and Fall of “Marginal” Players

28 Apr

For the week ending April 29th, one of the challenges of this column is finding events that don’t so much represent the writer’s interests but actually present events that have some consensual significance (across the board) in Hollywood generally.  That said events that are popular or hugely successful or unsuccessful always have some significance to every one.  After all celebratory and cautionary tales attract everyone’s attention. That “The Avengers” is already breaking sales records over seas would represent the former, already covered brilliantly by LIH, continued fallout out over Rich Ross’s removal at Disney would represent the latter.  As usual we had to peruse some reliable industry news and information resources like: Deadline.com, The Hollywood Reporter, Indiewire.com, and Variety.com to locate these stories.

Significant Stories:

  • Ryan Seacrest inks new deal
  • Prominence of the Tribecca film festival
  • The prestige and the influence of Joel Silver

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