James Gunn Won’t Be Hired Back to Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

After weeks of anticipation, an open letter from the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy, hundreds of thousands of vocal fans and fellow celebrities expressing support, and rumblings that James Gunn might be hired back by Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, all hopes for the director’s […]

Elon Musk says he’s hired Goldman Sachs to help take Tesla private — even though the bank’s analyst is one of the most bearish on Wall Street (TSLA)

Max Whittaker / Getty Images Elon Musk tweeted late Monday that he was “excited to work with Silver Lake and Goldman Sachs” in his plan to take Tesla private.  Goldman Sachs’ analyst is one of the most bearish Tesla analysts on Wall Street, with a “sell” rating and $ 210 price target — 40% below […]

Amy Hennig, who was hired to make an EA Star Wars game, has left EA

Enlarge / Schreier even got his hands on leaked concept art for Visceral’s canceled Star Wars game, which was code-named “Ragtag.” It would have starred a Han Solo-like character named Dodger. (credit: Kotaku/EA) Official word about EA’s most troubled Star Wars video game has dried up since a major October announcement, but its former director, […]

All the companies that hired Michael Cohen have an Enron problem

Mary Altaffer/AP Thinking patterns at all the companies that hired Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, smack of those at Enron before it became one of the biggest bankruptcies in recent history. Basically, they hide behind the fact that they’re following the law on paper while obviously violating the spirit of the law in practice.  […]

Trump aides reportedly hired an Israeli intelligence agency to dig up dirt on Obama’s Iran deal team

Alex Wong/Getty Images Aides to President Donald Trump reportedly hired a private Israeli intelligence agency to dig up dirt on Obama’s negotiators of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The presidential team contacted the firm days after Trump visited Israel during his first trip as President in order to “discredit those who were pivotal” in the […]

$35 billion hedge fund Millennium Management has hired a top trader from Citigroup

Thomson Reuters Sebastian Ridd, who had been head of program trading and cash trading in the US at Citigroup, is joining giant hedge fund Millennium Management. His departure from Citigroup, along with that of global head of cash trading Armando Diaz, represents a shift at the top of the US bank’s stock trading business.  Millennium Management, the […]

Ryan Seacrest’s former stylist details years of alleged sexual harassment and assault — and says the investigator hired by E! was ‘whitewashing it for Seacrest’s side’

Getty Ryan Seacrest’s former stylist, Suzie Hardy, has accused him of sexual harassment and assault.  NBCUniversal had previously investigated the claims and said it found “insufficient evidence.” Hardy said she believed the investigator was “whitewashing it for Seacrest’s side.”    Ryan Seacrest’s former stylist has accused him of sexual harassment and assault, and has gone […]

Adam Rippon Hired to Serve as NBC Olympic Correspondent

Figure skater Adam Rippon will remain in PyeongChang for the duration of the 2018 Winter Olympics, joining NBC’s continued coverage as a correspondent, the network has confirmed. RELATEDWinter Olympics 2018: Who Took Home a Men’s Figure Skating Medal? Rippon’s hire comes after his bronze medal win in the team skating event on Feb. 12, and his 10th […]

New ‘American Gods’ Showrunner Hired For Season 2

American Gods recently hit a speed-bump when showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green departed the project after season 1 had wrapped. Now American Gods season 2 has brought on a new showrunner: Jesse Alexander, who has worked on Hannibal and Star Trek: Discovery, will serve as the new showrunner alongside American Gods creator Neil Gaiman. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green did excellent work […]

Google hired a video games industry veteran who worked for both PlayStation and Xbox (GOOG, MSFT, SNE)

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Phil Harrison, a former PlayStation and Xbox veteran, is moving from the gaming space to the technology world and announced on Twitter that he is joining Google as a vice president and GM. Harrison spent over 15 years at Sony, from 1992 to 2008, where he helped the growth of Sony Computer Entertainment’s […]