At DreamWorks yesterday, animators created an animated avatar that performed sections of Obama's speeches. In this meeting, executives apparently asked Obama to help keep copyright enforcement language in the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty , despite opposition from people who say it grants over-broad protections and undoes progress on issues like the legality of phone unlocking. Obama encouraged Hollywood to make peace with reference Silicon Valley The Journal's sources also say that Obama offered help in bridging the divide between tech and entertainment, which frequently find themselves at odds: Silicon Valley characterizes Hollywood hot kim kardashian as out of touch with reality, while Hollywood accuses Silicon Valley of running roughshod over a vibrant business in order to make a buck. One of the prime examples of this is the ongoing fight over Google's search results, which the MPAA claims are a major driver of piracy despite Google's efforts to quickly remove links http://pasgeomorea.blogs.experienceproject.com to illicit downloads. In his DreamWorks speech, Obama praised Hollywood as an economic powerhouse and a producer of soft diplomatic power.
Hollywood's New Strategy: Supporting Chinese-Made Blockbusters
So far, its a strategy thats working: The Best Man Holiday, released by Universal on Nov. 15, topped Thor: The Dark World to win its opening Friday, eventually coming in second for the weekend with a strong $30 million take. Even with a 60 percent dip on the following weekend, the film is expected to take in at least $75 million not bad for a sequel to a film that came out in 1999. The big numbers for The Best Man Holiday must certainly give hope to the makers of Black Nativity (opening Wednesday from Fox Searchlight) and Tyler Perrys A Madea Christmas (which reggie bush kim kardashian Lionsgate will roll out Dec. 13).
Thalia To Receive Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star
RITA MORENO The first Hispanic actress, to date, to have been awarded an Emmy, an Oscar, a Grammy, and a Tony, was honored with a star on July 20, 1995. Moreno is known for her roles in "Dancing In The Rain" (1952), "The King And I" (1956), "West Side Story" (1961), and "Carnal Knowledge" (1971). GEORGE LOPEZ Still fresh from celebrating the 100th episode of the 'The George Lopez Show,' G. Lo got his own star on Hollywood Boulevard on March 29, 2006. His was the 2,306th star given out.