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Cannes Lions Attracts Slate of Entertainment and Social Media Executives

Entertainment News Pop: Crystal, Goodman Head Back to School in 'Monsters University'

It?s now an industry that attracts numerous new players that are engaging in lots of different ways, and partly driven by the new technology and digital capabilities, so it?s the music companies getting much more involved and Hollywood as well,? said Thomas, trends which are reflected in this year?s roster. Paramount?s digital entertainment president Amy Powell is slated to speak about the film company?s digital evolution, while photographer Annie Leibovitz will be on hand with Disney?s evp of global marketing and sales Leslie Ferraro to talk about their recent consumer campaign that enlisted such megastars as Scarlett Johansson, David Beckham, Beyonce, Johnny Depp and Russell Brand and turned them into Disney characters. Executives from Turner Broadcasting, Time Warner, 20th Century Fox and Viacom will also be speaking. ?There?s a lot of cross-pollination between the different groups. It could be CNN or Time Warner or Viacom, talking to the digital guys. It?s almost like the gloves can come off a little bit because everybody is trying to find the way forward,? said Thomas.

Log out of Facebook How to remove this experience Entertainment News Pop: Crystal, Goodman Head Back to School in 'Monsters University' Link 6 hours ago, Wochit One-eyed green monster Mike Wazowski and his giant blue, furry friend James P. "Sully" Sullivan go back in time as "scaring" students in "Monsters University," as Walt Disney Co.'s Pixar Animation Studios pins its hopes for a blockbuster on the coming-of-age story. "Monsters University," a prequel to 2001 animated film "Monsters, Inc.," will be released on Friday in U.S. theaters. Brad Pitt continues to be moved with Angeline Jolie's brave decision to announce her double mastectomy. "I certainly didn't realize how many people were dealing with this. And so I'm really moved by it." Charlie Sheen has told "Anger Management" producers to fire Selma Blair or else he'll quit the show. Charlie has been on a mission to get Selma 86'd from the show because he believes she's been complaining about him behind his back ...

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