Required Reading: Universal’s Leading Lady and the Destruction of the ‘Planet of the Apes’

By  · Published on January 29th, 2014

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“Chairwoman of Universal Expands Her Portfolio” – Brooks Barnes at the New York Times profiles Donna Langley as she continues leading a struggling studio at the top.

“After blowing itself up, the Planet of the Apes series charted new territory” – Keith Phipps at The Dissolve charts the storied redefinition of a franchise heading toward oblivion.

“Allison Jones, The Woman Who Helped Spur the Rise of the Hollywood Geek” – Where did McLovin come from? Nicole Laporte gets the answer from a seasoned casting director.

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