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Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.

A Hard Day's Night: From Loophole to Surprise Hit

John Covach | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
John Covach

There are many surprising elements to the story of A Hard Day's Night, however, not the least of which is that the contracts for the movie were signed before The Beatles had any hint of success in America.

United Artists' David V. Picker: Mighty Movie Podcast

Dan Persons | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

To list the films and filmmakers David V. Picker has been involved with in his careers as president of United Artists, Paramount, and Columbia borders on giving a comprehensive history of the medium in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Tom Cruise: I Own United Artists

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'I LOVE Paula Wagner, but she wants to produce elsewhere and in her own venue, and I don't intend to stand in her way. I'll say this of her leaving Un...

Tom Cruise Producing Partner Paula Wagner Leaves UA

AP | SOLVEJ SCHOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Tom Cruise's producing partner Paula Wagner said Wednesday she will leave her job as chief executive of United Artists to produce ...

Tom Cruise's "Valkyrie" Photo Flap Explained - Sort Of

AP | JOSH L. DICKEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — What looked at first like another PR blow to "Valkyrie," the twice-delayed Tom Cruise film based on the true story of a German off...

The Nazi Plot Haunting Tom Cruise And United Artists

New York Times | MICHAEL CIEPLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

When United Artists said this month that it would again delay the release of "Valkyrie," in which Tom Cruise plays a German officer who tries to kill ...

Weinstein Strikes Deal With Guild Writers

New York Times | MICHAEL CIEPLY and BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Weinstein Company, one of Hollywood's biggest independent film companies, has completed a separate agreement with striking writers, according to H...

Tom Cruise's United Artists Reaches Controversial Side Deal With WGA

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SATURDAY UPDATE: I've just been told that the Hollywood/Big Media CEOs who belong to the AMPTP are furious at MGM chairman Harry Sloan for "allowing" ...