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Hollywood executive's book recalls misbehaving stars, moguls

Jul. 9, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Hollywood executive Harris Katleman has an eclectic, five-decade track record that could only be the result of skill, moxie and luck. He championed the Oscar-winning film adaptation of the WWII novel "From Here to Eternity," made the impresarios behind "The Price is Right"...

Actor Cameron Boyce dies at age 20

Jul. 7, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

Actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his role as the teenage son of Cruella de Vil in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants," has died. He was 20 years old. Boyce, who played Carlos de Vil in the "Descendants" movies, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, according to his spokesperson. An official cause of...

Major Hollywood studios start to weigh in on heartbeat bill

May. 30, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix blinked first and now other major Hollywood studios say they may reevaluate filming in Georgia if the state's abortion law goes into effect. The state is known for its lucrative tax incentives for filming. WarnerMedia, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Walt Disney...

Discovery's Zaslav, Disney's Iger among highest paid CEOs

May. 24, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

Here are the highest paid CEOs in the S&P 500 index for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP's compensation study covered 340 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served at least two full consecutive fiscal years at their respective companies, which...

CEO Pay: When investors say "nay" on spiraling packages

May. 24, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shareholders are still voting overwhelmingly in favor of big pay packages for CEOs, but there are more pockets of resistance eight years after "Say on Pay" became a mandatory exercise at annual meetings. Median pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% to $12 million last year,...