The otherwise unassuming figure of Richard Linklater was the star attraction at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday night, as the beloved filmmaker’s latest feature Hit Man held its world premiere on the Lido. The film — a darkly comic thriller about an unlikely undercover assassin and starring a wildly charismatic Glen Powell and Adria Arjona […]
The writers and actors strike is getting a boost from the comics world and a new superhero named General Strike. Indie publisher Black Mask Studios, run by Matteo Pizzolo, is putting together a comics anthology that will be written by WGA members with the company matching the writers’ fees with donations to the safety net […]
Disney fires Marvel Entertainment’s chairman Isaac Ike Perlmutter amid lay-offs and cost-cutting measures
Perlmutter had been supporting the investor Nelson Peltz’s fight to join the Disney board and lobbying for him over the last few months. Peltz ended his months-long battle in February after Bob Iger, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Disney, announced plans to cut cost by $5.5 billion.
Disney’s General Counsel Horacio Gutierrez Talks Facing Challenges and Embracing “Yes” at THR’s Power Lawyers Breakfast
Getting up to speed in a new job is always a challenge — but Horacio Gutierrez joined Disney in 2022, as the industry as a whole continues to undergo seismic changes and the company itself was about to as well. Nonetheless, the lawyer has already hit his stride and is putting his tech background to […]