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Bryan Lourd

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

What happens when the art and talent worlds combine? Ask Bryan Lourd. Sony’s Amy Pascal refers to CAA’s managing director as “a cross between Peter Pan, Jay Gatsby and Cary Grant.” Not only is he one of the most powerful agents in Hollywood, but, as of 2011, Lourd also has a seat on LACMA’s Board of Trustees.

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Ari Emanuel

Friday, January 13th, 2012

He founded the Endeavor Talent Agency and now acts as co-chief executive of WME, the super-company created when Endeavor merged with William Morris. Due to his prowess in wheeling and dealing, he represents some of the biggest names in Tinseltown, including Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon. Emanuel is also the basis for Entourage’s Ari Gold.

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