The Relativity Media chief has big hopes—and two Oscar contenders
Ryan Kavanaugh's emergence as a rising studio mogul was on display at the Golden Globes on Jan. 16 when Christian Bale gave a shout-out to the Hollywood financier as he accepted the supporting-actor award for his role as a drug-using former boxer in The Fighter. Backstage, the bearded actor joked that he singled out Kavanaugh, one of the film's producers, because "he said if I thanked him personally he would actually pay me for my next film."
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Hendry takes big bet on China crash (3 years 19 hours ago): Hugh Hendry, the voluble hedge fund manager well known for his bearish but highly successful calls on the global economy over the past two years, has taken a big position that is designed to profit from a crash in China.