The Chief Analytics Officer of movie and television studio Legendary Entertainment shares the predictive analytics, AI, and tools that bring box office success to films such as Jurassic World and Straight Outta Compton. This in-depth, exclusive discussion is Episode 276 of the CXOTalk series of conversations with innovators.
In the movie Moneyball, a team manager uses analytics to helps the Oakland A's win the World Series. It's a great sports movie, even though the baseball team didn't actually win the series. They had a great year, but that was a Hollywood ending. Tony La Russa, the real-life......
Tammy Blanchard (Tallulah, Into the Woods, Moneyball) has been cast in the upcoming Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh, starring Denzel Washington and staged by George C. Wolfe. Blanchard will play Cora, one of three...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: LD Entertainment has optioned the rights to Celeste Ng's 2014 debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, and will team with Oscar-nominated producer Michael De Luca (The Social Network, Captain Phillips, Moneyball) on a film adaptation. Show More Summary
Producer Michael De Luca, best known for his work on movies like Moneyball and Fifty Shades of Grey, has officially boarded Suicide Squad 2.
According to a report from Variety, The Social Network, Moneyball, and Captain Phillips producer Michael De Luca has hopped onto the Warner Bros. and DC Films picture, Suicide Squad 2. RELATED – DC Films Discovers Rock-Bottom, Defines A New Strategy So what does this mean for the film? It seems to indicate Warner Bros.’ desire […]
Aaron Sorkin has written and produced highly acclaimed TV shows and movies such as The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network, but he’s somehow only now making his directorial debut with Molly’s Game. The post ‘Molly’s Game’ is Another Jackpot for Aaron Sorkin appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Aaron Sorkin has waited a long time to make his directorial debut. The acclaimed and much rewarded writer of such screenplays as Moneyball, Steve Jobs, Charlie Wilson’s War, A Few Good Men, his Oscar winning The Social Network, as well...Show More Summary
In the early 2000s, in preparation to write his bestseller, Moneyball, author Michael Lewis was trying to figure out how the Oakland Athletics could possibly be successful. A small-market team hemmed in by financial limitations, the A’s were regularly competitive even though their budget was dwarfed by that of teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers and New... Read More
Can Beane replicate his success in England?
Cleveland has won just a single game since Brown took over personnel decisions. The Browns have won exactly a single game over the past two seasons. Now they’re parting ways with executive vice president Sashi Brown, the team announced...Show More Summary
The West Wing ran on NBC for seven seasons from 1999-2006. The political drama was created by one of the more sought after writers in Hollywood, Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, Moneyball, A Few Good Men). Sorkin’s directorial debut, Molly’s Game, a film he also wrote the screenplay for, is set for release […]
Paris (AFP) – In the 2011 film “Moneyball”, Brad Pitt plays Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane, who, as the head of a struggling baseball team, turns to data analysis of recruitment and training methods. Beane was a trailblazer...Show More Summary
Remember the movie "Moneyball"? The Oakland A's are struggling, financially and on the baseball field. Then they introduce an innovative system for figuring out which players will improve team performance. Moving away from observations by scouts, the A's begin to use advanced statistics to value players. Show More Summary
There is no “Moneyball” for media. In entertainment, overkill is underrated.
When the award-winning author of “The Big Short,” “The Blind Side” and “Moneyball,” stopped by Yahoo Finance yesterday to discuss his latest book, “The Undoing Project,” he was predictably asked for his next "Big Short" idea. And, after...Show More Summary
There is no shortage of ways to explain the Dodgers’ success this season, but Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon came up with a new one Wednesday. “Their yin and their yang,” Maddon said. That was Maddon’s way of saluting the Dodgers’ depth and preparation, and he used an adjective that might have...
One of the most recognizable names in modern film today for cinephiles is Aaron Sorkin. Known best for his written work, he’s responsible for amazing films like The Social Network, A Few Good Men, and Moneyball, as well as his TV shows The West Wing and The Newsroom. Given Sorkin’s breadth of work as a […]
After years of “Moneyball”-style quantitative analysis, major-league teams are setting records for inactivity, prompting talk of rule changes. The dilemma holds lessons for the many businesses that have embraced Big Data as a guide to strategy.
Tanking. Tons of three-pointers. Up-tempo play. The hallmarks of modern NBA play were staples for 2K players.