About That Saudi Tsunami That Just Washed Through Hollywood

A restaurant wall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Getty Images) The verdict is in about the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia after four days of top -evel dinners, lunches, meetings and audiences in Hollywood: He’s smart, he’s charismatic, he’s charming — and we just hope nothing bad happens to him since he lives in a dangerous … Read more

At Glitzy Promo, Saudi Arabia Invites Hollywood to Join Its $80 Billion Leap Into Entertainment

EDWIN SANTIAGO PHOTOGRAPHY The Saudi Arabian government rolled out the red carpet for Hollywood on Wednesday at a glitzy event promoting its plans to invest more than $70 billion in entertainment infrastructure, and another $8 billion in spending with private sector entertainment companies. At an event where digital media doyenne Arianna Huffington led two panel … Read more

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Buys Out Four Seasons Hotel for Hollywood Visit (Exclusive)

Graphic: Otavio Rabelo Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammad bin Salman will have plenty of room to unwind after his meetings this week with Hollywood executives — he’s rented out the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills for the duration of his visit. That should buy him respite from the honking horns of Los Angeles, and … Read more

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Meet With Hollywood Executives, But Protesters Aren’t Impressed

Getty Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will meet with plenty of Hollywood heavy hitters next week — but protesters also hope to make a big impression. One person familiar with the crown prince’s schedule told TheWrap he plans to dine at the home of producer Brian Grazer, whose credits include “A Beautiful Mind” and “Apollo … Read more