Two decades years ago Edgar Bronfman, Jr., having just acquired control of Universal, took me on a tour of his studio. Pointing to the black tower, he told me: “I hate black buildings.
That one will soon be white.”It’s still black. I remember his faux promise as a sort of metaphor for why Hollywood always greets corporate takeovers with a yawn.
Dealmakers may boast of their deals, but history tells us that nothing ever changes.Except history may be about to change its mind.Read more on deadline.com