Several industry players are swept up in the college admissions scandal, including Bill McGlashan, who just resigned from TPG, an investment company with ties in Hollywood. And in other news of people trying to take advantage of a rigged system, the Charlotte Kirk debacle has now engulfed even more executives.
Warner Bros. CEO traded auditions for sex, text messages reveal
According to hundreds of text messages leaked to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara pushed for a young, unknown actress he was having a sexual relationship with to get auditions for Warner Bros. movies.
Arbitrator issues stunning 'Bones' decision, calls Fox "reprehensible"
Just as Disney's acquisition of most of Fox is about to be complete, a huge decision regarding the long-running Fox show 'Bones' has come to light. An arbitrator issued a ruling calling out top Fox exes for self-dealing and awarding $179 million to the stars and creators of 'Bones.'
Emma Thompson leaves Skydance Animation project following Lasseter hire
When former head of Pixar and Disney Animation John Lasseter was forced to leave following allegations of inappropriate behavior, and was then hired by Skydance to run its animation department, there was blowback among some female animators. Now, even more resistance: Emma Thompson has left a Skydance movie she was voicing.
Woody Allen sues Amazon for trying to get out of its massive movie deal
Amazon wants to terminate a deal with Woody Allen, but the director says if Amazon isn't happy with the deal, that's their fault, and the contract should still stand. He's now suing Amazon for $68 million, which hints at just how rich the deal was.