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‘Marilyn 1962’ Adapted Into Mini-Series with Exec Producer Michel Merkt (EXCLUSIVE)

Berlin-based Barry Films (“Life”) partnered with Marianne Maddalena (“Scream”) to option rights to “Marilyn 1962,” Sebastien Cauchon’s novel chronicling the last months in the life of icon Marilyn Monroe. The critically-acclaimed book, which was published by Editions Stock and the French Publisher’s Agency, sheds light on w… Variety

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Warner Bros. TV Exec Calls for End to Sexual Harassment: ‘Enough Is Enough’

With stories of sexual harassment dominating headlines, the topic was top of mind at a Girls Inc. event on Wednesday. The nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to the development and empowerment of girls, held its 2017 Celebration Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles to recognize and celebrate women’s accomplishments. The annual luncheon, hosted by actress Nicole Richie and attended ...

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Terry Crews names Hollywood exec he accuses of groping him

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20th Century Fox Tech Exec Exits to Create Site For Reporting Sexual Harassment, Bias

With the recent tidal wave of stories about sexual misconduct in Hollywood and other industries, Claire Schmidt is leaving 20th Century Fox to try to do something to address the problem. Schmidt, who joined 20th Century Fox as VP of technology and innovation just eight months ago, has started a new venture that will let people anonymously report incidences of ...

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Former Canal Plus Exec Joins Echo Studio, Launches Politically-Engaged Projects

Echo Studio, the production company that launched at Cannes and has first-look deals with Walt Disney France and sales outfit Charades, is developing several topical film and documentary projects, including Gregoire Gosset’s “America’s Last Guests” (working title) and Rodd Rathjen’s Australian drama “Buoyancy.” Produced by Madness Films, “America’s Last Guests” follows the journey of African refugees — a family and ...

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‘47 Meters Down’ Producer Fyzz Facility Recruits Former Ingenious Exec Charles Auty (EXCLUSIVE)

London-based movie production and finance house the Fyzz Facility, which has invested more than $ 250 million in more than 200 features in the past five years, has appointed seasoned dealmaker Charles Auty, formerly of Ingenious Media, as managing director of its financing operation. Fyzz produced this summer’s indie breakout hit “47 Meters Down,” starring

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