🎧 Netflix's Search for the Most Powerful Job in Film
The pros and cons of the role — and the candidates in contention
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A film executive with a TV metabolism. Relationships with top talent. A culture fit in a challenging company. If you can manage all three, you might have a shot at the Netflix film chief role recently vacated by Scott Stuber. There’s lots of names in competition, but more reasons for boss Bela Bajaria to be picky. “If you judge power in film by how much you can green light, there’s no film job that’s even close to this,” says Richard Rushfield. Also: Elaine Low on the new reality in the unscripted space, and Peter Kiefer delves into Westwood’s historic Fox theater’s new ownership group, led by none other than Jason Reitman.