Primary Wave Hires Two Managers & Digital Exec; Legacy Agency Founder Jordan Bazant Moves To WME

Primary Wave Entertainment, the company formed from the amalgam of Evolution Entertainment Partners, Intellectual Artists Group and Primary Wave Music, has beefed up its lit, digital and comedy ranks with three new hires. Manager Brett Etre, digital executive Lauren Fortner and manager Tatiana Sarah all start immediately, based in Los Angeles. Etre joins after 12 years of running his own banner, BE Management, representing TV, film and digital talent including Gotham

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‘Heat’ Reunion: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro & Michael Mann Aboard For Academy Screening

Here’s an event that’s well worth re-opening Kate Mantilini’s on Wilshire Boulevard for: Al Pacino and Robert De Niro are getting together again, but only onstage as The Academy will present a 4K DCP restoration of Michael Mann’s 1995 film Heat on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7PM at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Christopher Nolan will be on hand to moderate the Q&A with Pacino, De Niro and Mann. The word classic is an understatement when it comes to this riveting…

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Martin Lawrence Sets Stand-Up Comedy Special at Showtime

Martin Lawrence is making his way back to the televised stage. The renowned comedian has set his first stand-up special in 14 years, “Martin Lawrence Doin’ Time: Uncut,” which will air Friday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. on Showtime. “I look forward to having my third concert film premiere on Showtime. Fourteen years is a… Read more »

Martin Lawrence Comedy Special Set At Showtime

Martin Lawrence is heading to Showtime for his first stand-up special in 14 years. Martin Lawrence Doin’ Time: Uncut will premiere Friday, September 9 at 9 PM on Showtime on-air, on demand and over the internet.
Filmed live at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, Doin’ Time: Uncut comes on the heels of Lawrence’s most recent national tour. In the special, Lawrence touches on everything from sex and relationships to President Obama, Bill Cosby, Hollywood and more.
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MUSEXPO Europe Unveils Full Agenda of Industry Leaders; Event Returns to London

A special announcement from our partner, A&R Worldwide, the company powering MUSEXPO Europe. Darcus Beese to be Honored as ‘European Executive of the Year’ at Musexpo Europe’s Closing Ceremony. In preparation for its kick-off in London next month, MUSEXPO Europe has confirmed some of the music and media industry’s most inspiring, innovative and successful executives to […]

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Jim Gianopulos To Take Early Leave at 20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film chairman Jim Gianopulos who was expected to stay in his job until next year when he would step aside to make way for new studio chair Stacy Snider, is now expected to leave the studio early, around Labor Day, a source confirmed. Gianopulos was en route from a vacation in Greece and was on a plane unable to comment. Sources said that the executive has already settled out his contract. However, reports about him staying on in a consultancy role…

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