Zoë Kravitz To Topline ‘High Fidelity’ Series Reboot Set At Disney Streaming Service | Deadline

Disney’s upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service has ordered 10 episodes of High Fidelity, a reimagining of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and the 2000 feature starring John Cusack with a female point of view, with Zoë Kravitz (Big Little Lies) set to star and executive produce.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/09/zoe-kravitz-to-topline-high-fidelity-series-reboot-for-disney-ott-service-1202470181/

Wanda Finds Buyer for $1.2B Beverly Hills Real Estate Development | Hollywood Reporter

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is finally letting go of his prized real estate holding in Los Angeles, the $1.2 billion luxury development site known as One Beverly Hills. The tycoon’s Beijing-based conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has entered into a deal to sell control of the project to Canadian developer Triple Five Group, a source with knowledge of the situation tells The Hollywood Reporter.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/wanda-finds-buyer-12b-beverly-hills-real-estate-development-1146422

Comcast Stock Plunges, Disney Rises As Wall Street Weighs Sky Outcome | Deadline

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Comcast Stock Plunges, Disney Rises As Wall Street Weighs Sky Outcome

Comcast shares are down sharply, while Disney’s have gained as Wall Street investors process the outcome of Saturday’s auction for control of European pay-TV giant Sky. In the unusual o…

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Inside ‘Who Is Michael Ovitz?’ (Exclusive Book Excerpt) | Hollywood Reporter

CAA co-founder and one-time president of The Walt Disney Co. Michael Ovitz explains how he lost Barbra Streisand as a client, leaving the agency behind and expresses regret with the way things were handled with his former partner in this exclusive excerpt from his memoir, ‘Who Is Michael Ovitz?,’ which releases Tuesday.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/inside-who-is-michael-ovitz-book-excerpt-1146281

Inside ‘Who Is Michael Ovitz?’ (Exclusive Book Excerpt) | Hollywood Reporter

CAA co-founder and one-time president of The Walt Disney Co. Michael Ovitz explains how he lost Barbra Streisand as a client, leaving the agency behind and expresses regret with the way things were handled with his former partner in this exclusive excerpt from his memoir, ‘Who Is Michael Ovitz?,’ which releases Tuesday.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/inside-who-is-michael-ovitz-book-excerpt-1146281

 Hulu hangs in the balance of the $39 billion Comcast-Sky deal

Comcast expects Disney will let go of its 39 percent stake, giving CEO Brian Roberts complete ownership of the TV distributor and owner of content, including Premier League rights, according to people familiar with the matter.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2018/09/23/hulu-hangs-in-the-balance-of-the-39-billion-comcast-sky-deal.html

WPP Considers Merger of Young & Rubicam and Digital Ad Firm VML – WSJ

WPP’s Chief Executive Mark Read is preparing to consolidate some of the advertising giant’s major properties, as traditional agencies struggle to keep pace with the industry’s digital shift.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/wpp-considers-merger-of-young-rubicam-and-digital-ad-firm-vml-1537729991

Ticketmaster facing class action lawsuits over ticket resales | The Star

A Canadian law firm says it will expand a class action suit against Ticketmaster after a Star/CBC investigation revealed the company actively recruits scalpers to resell its tickets at inflated prices. A U.S. firm is also planning a class action suit against the ticket giant.
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/investigations/2018/09/22/ticketmaster-facing-class-action-lawsuits-over-ticket-resales.html