The mysterious prince has no record as an art collector and no publicly known source of wealth.
In today’s film news roundup, Griffin Capital has sold the DreamWorks Animation Studio Campus for $290 million, “Happy Death Day” tops $100 million in box office, and the comedy “Future ’38” gets sold. PROPERTY DEAL Griffin Capital has sold the DreamWorks Animation Studio Campus for $290 million to Korea-based Hana Asset Management and Los Angeles-based […]
Warner Bros.-DC’s costly “Justice League” has dominated the North American box office but fallen well short of expectations with a $96 million opening weekend at 4,051 locations. It’s a decidedly gloomy result for the tentpole, which had been forecast by the studio just prior to the weekend to open in the $110 million range. Instead, […]
Warner Bros.-DC’s “Justice League” dominated the international box office in its opening weekend with $185.5 million at approximately 47,000 screens in 65 markets, led by $51.7 million in China. The costly superhero tentpole is ahead of the international opening weekends for Warner’s “Wonder Woman” and Disney-Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok.” In China, where “Justice League” screened at […]
A long-running struggle between singer Katy Perry and Silver Lake businesswoman Dana Hollister over the ownership of a former convent drew to a close Friday when a Los Angeles jury ruled in favor of Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles. Earlier this year, a judge had ruled that the archdiocese had the right to […]
She’s barely uttered a word in public for 18 months, but Taylor Swift is still causing a ruckus on the charts. On Tuesday, Nielsen Music announced that the singer’s sixth album, “Reputation” — which is not yet available on streaming services — has sold over 1 million copies just four days after its debut. Experts…
She’s barely uttered a word in public for 18 months, but Taylor Swift is still causing a ruckus on the charts. On Tuesday, Nielsen Music announced that the singer’s sixth album, “Reputation” — which is not yet available on streaming services — has sold over one million copies just four days after its debut. Experts…
Disney-Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” has crossed the $500 million milestone at the global box office in two weeks. The studio announced Thursday that the third Thor movie has become the 12th consecutive Marvel Cinematic Universe film to reach this threshold and the 14th to do so out of 17 films total. “Thor: Ragnarok” grossed $6.1 million […]
LFO singer Devin Lima is battling a rare, “one in a million” cancer diagnosis. Lima’s bandmate Brad Fischetti gave fans a somber update on Monday through the band’s YouTube page, sharing the devastating news yet underlining Devin’s strength, resilience, and determination.
A new forecast that Los Angeles County’s population will grow by 1 million people in the next two decades underscores the need to encourage housing construction. That was the takeaway for many business and government leaders meeting at UCLA on Friday to the release of a preliminary forecast by the Southern California Association of Governments […]
Rose McGowan has shed more light on the Harvey Weinstein scandal, stating that the producer she has accused of rape offered her $1 million to sign a non-disclosure agreement on the eve of a devastating expose published this month by the New York Times. According to the Times, McGowan stated she received the offer through […]
CAA is looking to launch more startups in next-gen media and entertainment and consumer-facing technology spaces through Creative Labs, a venture that has raised $12.5 million in financing. Creative Labs’ investors include institutional investors Boatrocker Ventures, Entertainment One (eOne), Real Ventures, Seedcamp Ventures, and London-based Telegraph Media Group, in addition to individual investors including Saul […]
As the only significant new release, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” opened strongly on top of the China box office. It enjoyed a 54% market share. “Golden Circle” played some 100,000 screenings per day and scooped $39 million according to data from Ent Group. Fox reported that as $40.3 million, and as a score 73% better […]
Kobalt announced today that it has secured another $14 million to its recent Series D round of growth capital, bringing the total to $89 million. Venture capitalist Bill Maris, who led the round, has joined the company’s board of directors. The Sweden-based music-rights and publishing company, which represents Paul McCartney (pictured), Kelly Clarkson, Dave Grohl, Dr. […]
“Blade Runner 2049” finished its underwhelming opening weekend with a bit of good news, bringing in $32.8 million at 4,058 sites in North America, thanks to a better-than-projected performance on Sunday. The studio’s Sunday estimate was $7.4 million, but the film wound up at $8.9 million in one of the few bright spots for the […]
Chinese sports comedy, “Never Say Die” pulled ahead of the chasing pack in its second week of release. But chart places stayed largely the same as the previous weekend, reflecting the week-long holidays and a lack of new releases. “Never Say Die” earned a strong $64.4 million in its second weekend, according to data from […]
Keith Richards and his wife, Patti Hensen, have listed their chic property in New York City’s Greenwich Village for $12 million. The 73-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist bought the apartment off Fifth Avenue in 2014. The spacious duplex has three bedrooms, an open staircase, and private terraces with views of Washington Square Park.
By RAF CASERT Associated Press BRUSSELS — Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual EU states. Margrethe Vestager, the EU official in charge of antitrust issues, […]
The actress made a surprise appearance alongside Governor Andrew Cuomo, as he and other elected officials publicized the launch of a statewide donation drive.