Amid the chaos that was 2019, the show business industry lost some major players. There were icons of the big screen (Peter Fonda, Doris Day) and TV (Valerie Harper, Rip Torn, Tim Conway), along with such legends as Broadway director Harold Prince and actress Carol Channing; singers Eddie Money, Ric Ocasek and Jos eacute; Jos eacute;; musicians Peter Tork, Ginger Baker and Dr. John; and composers Michel Legrand, Andr eacute; Previn and Jerry Herman, to name just a few of the year ''s high profile passings.Hollywood also lost groundbreaking directors (John Singleton, Stanley Donen, Franco Zeffirelli, D.A. Pennebaker), unforgettable writers (Herman Wouk, Toni Morrison), and executives (Robert Evans, Sid Sheinberg, Michael Lynne, Frank Biondi Jr., Leonard Goldberg).
Kalanick, who was forced out as Uber CEO and eventually replaced by Dara Khosrowshahi through shareholder action, with support of the board, in 2017, has been in the process of selling off his considerable ownership stake in the company through successive sales of his shares. Just last week, Kalanick sold around $383 million in shares and reduced his overall stake to less than 10%, per an SEC filing.UPDATE 7:35 AM PT: In fact, it looks like Kalanick has actually sold all his remaining stock, with the SEC filings to show up on the web likely after the Christmas holiday, per the FT.
It''s as if the directors of your favorite holiday films like Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas were actually in your home when they came up with the hilarious scripts. It may feel like they took notes on how your younger cousins suggest making sugary spaghetti for dinner, or how you hang out with your dog in your room when your aunts are asking you questions like, "What do you want to be when you grow up, " or "Are you dating anyone right now? " In those moments, you probably want to respond with one of the iconic lines from The Holiday or Frozen, but you may not be sure if your family members would understand the reference. Don''t fret or get your tinsel in a tangle. There are a bunch of holiday movie fans who are catching your snow drift, and get a total kick out of how accurate, funny, and relatable these 26 Christmas movie quotes are, too.
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Barring exemptions like Sacred Games, Made in heaven and Mirzapur, there are no worthy web shows to discuss on. But now, another web series has joined this elite list and it was made by Telugu born filmmakers Raj and Krish Dk. The director duo earlier made films like Shor in The City, Go Goa Gone and A Gentleman.
Netflix has set a January 1, 2020 New Year''s Day release date for Ghost Stories, the next anthology movie from directors Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, and Dibakar Banerjee, on the back of 2013''s Bombay Talkies, and 2018''s Lust Stories. In an announcement video released alongside, Kashyap says it will feature monsters and supernatural elements, and Banerjee concurs, adding that it''s about things that are not really human . A first look has been unveiled alongside. The likes of Sobhita Dhulipala (Made in Heaven), Janhvi Kapoor (Dhadak), Gulshan Devaiah (Hunterrr), Vijay Varma (Gully Boy), Mrunal Thakur (Love Sonia), Raghubir Yadav (Peepli Live ), Avinash Tiwary (Laila Majnu), Surekha Sikri (Badhaai Ho), Sukant Goel (Ribbon), and Internet star Kusha Kapila are part of the Ghost Stories cast.
HP''s board of directors unanimously rejected Xerox''s takeover offer in a Sunday letter, saying the bid "significantly undervalues HP" and isn''t in shareholders' best interests. HP said it remains open to future transactions, but would first need to explore "achievable synergies" between the firms. Xerox shares fell as much as 3.1% in early Monday trading. HP stock dropped as much as 2%. Watch HP trade live here. Watch Xerox trade live here. HP''s board of directors reviewed and unanimously rejected a takeover bid from Xerox, HP said in a Sunday letter.The offer "significantly undervalues HP" and isn''t in shareholders' best interests, the directors wrote. The computer company''s board also expressed concern about the lack of due diligence on Xerox''s financials, saying that "the potential impact of outsized debt" could devalue the merged company.
For women serving on boards of Georgia''s public companies, 2019 was a good year.OnBoard, the nonprofit that tracks the presence of women directors and officers on Georgia''s public company boards, says in a new study that for the first time in the organization''s 27 year history, the top 50 public companies in Georgia all now have at least one woman on their boards.
"In early 2019, Alphabet''s board of directors formed a special litigation committee to consider claims made by shareholders in various lawsuits relating to past workplace conduct," an Alphabet spokesperson told AFP.Google in November outlined changes to its handling of sexual misconduct complaints, hoping to calm outrage that triggered a worldwide walkout of workers.
NEW DELHI : Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa's wife Novel Singhal Lavasa has come under the scanner of the Income Tax Department on charges of alleged tax evasion, official sources said on Monday.Lavasa's wife has been issued a notice by the department to explain certain details in her I T Returns (ITR) with regard to holding directorship in about 10 companies, they said.
EW is bringing you the action live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where we #x2019;ll be getting up close and personal with all your favorite TV actors, directors, and showrunners in the hours before we find out who will win the major awards. The PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Red Carpet Live show -- hosted by EW #x2019;s editor in chief JD Heyman and PeopleTV hosts Jeremy Parsons (PEOPLE Now), Lola Ogunnaike (Couch Surfing), and Andrea Boehlke (PEOPLE Now) -- begins at 6 p.m. ET 3 p.m. PT and runs right up until the Emmy ceremony begins. You can watch the live stream right here on EW.comDon #x2019;t miss a single moment as our hosts grill all the stars on their predictions, fashion, and more as the best names in television stop by for interviews. Which red carpet moment will go viral this year?
WWE is widely regarded as one of the world's top sports entertainment organisations. With that being said, much like any other premier company, the Vince McMahon led global phenomenon too has brought about several changes in its content and presentation over the years.McMahon notably hired former ECW owner Paul Heyman and ex WCW President Eric Bischoff as the Executive Directors of RAW and SmackDown respectively earlier this year. Several other changes have also been brought about in the promotion in 2019.
The ex England captain was in the directors box as Son Heung min inspired Spurs to a dominant win over their London counterparts at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
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Barbera has defended the line up, saying that "numerous films this year deal with the theme of the feminine condition in the world which, even when directed by men, reveal a new sensitivity. "He added this was proof that high profile scandals had "left their mark ".The 76th Venice festival opens with Japanese director Hirokazu Kore eda #39;s "The Truth ", starring French heavyweights Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche, about a French cinema star whose decision to publish her memoirs prompts a mother daughter reunion which turns fiery.Saudi Arabia #39;s Haifaa al Mansour, the maker of the acclaimed "Wadjda ", is one of the two women directors vying for the top prize. Her film "The Perfect Candidate " tells the story of a doctor trying to become her town #39;s first female candidate in elections in the conservative kingdom.Newcomer Shannon Murphy is the other female contender, with her Australian comedy drama "Babyteeth ".Steven Soderbergh #39;s take on the Panama Papers investigation, "The Laundromat ", will also been premiered, while Pitt plays an astronaut in James Gray #39;s highly anticipated sci fi drama "Ad Astra. "
HP;s board of directors unanimously appointed Enrique Lores to replace Weisler as head of the company. Lores, who has worked for the company for three decades, was president of HP;s Imaging, Printing and Solutions business.The company said Weisler will remain with the company through January to help ease the transition. Lores will take over as president and CEO on Nov. 1.
Clarity arrived when the cast and creators of the upcoming November feature took the stage at Disney #x2019;s biennial convention on Saturday, revealing some new footage, music, and details about the frigid film to its many warm, toasty fans.Directors Jennifer Lee (now also the chief creative officer of WDAS) and Chris Buck kicked off the presentation by broaching the key question Frozen 2 sought to answer -- Why does Elsa have powers? -- and the subsequent spiral of queries that followed as the filmmakers broke the sequel #x2019;s story. #x201C;Why was Anna born the way she was? Where were their parents really going when that ship went down? And is there really such a thing as happily ever after? #x201D;