Saturday, January 28, 2012
They watched Danilo Silva for days before they finally grabbed him. He was living alone, a quiet life on a shady street in Brazil; a simple life in a modest home, certainly not one of luxury. Certainly no evidence of the fortune they thought he had stolen. He was much thinner and his face had been altered. He spoke a different language, and spoke it very well.But Danilo had a past with many chapters. Four years earlier he had been Patrick Lanigan, a young partner in a prominent Biloxi law firm. He had a pretty wife, a new daughter, and a bright future. Then one cold winter night Patrick was trapped in a burning car and died a horrible death. When he was buried his casket held nothing more than his ashes.From a short distance away, Patrick watched his own burial. Then he fled. Six weeks later, a fortune was stolen from his ex-law firm’s offshore account. And Patrick fled some more. But they found him.
UPDATE: Trying to shore up her husbands political footing in Hollywood, First Lady, Michelle Obama met with the entertainment industry's key executives including the following: Arnon Milchan, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steve Bing, Berry Gordy, Vivica Ferrell, Quincy Jones, Jerry and Ann Moss, Jimmy Jam, Irena and Mike Medavoy, Rob and Michele Reiner, Terry Lewis, Reed Hastings, Arnon Milchan and Harvey Weinstein.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
In his strained English, which is not his native language (he speaks better Hebrew and French), Hollywood mega-producer Arnon Milchan discusses issues of war and peace in the Middle East, and his personal interactions with former PLO leader Yasser Arafat:
Thursday, January 12, 2012
entering the world of Politics for the upcoming elections in Israel. Lapid has asked for Milchan's behind-the-scenes support for his new political endeavor. Lapid and Milchan are long-time friends, and Lapid worked for Milchan at New Regency's television production unit in Hollywood. Polling indicates that Lapid's new political party will mostly come from current supporters of the Kadima party. Arnon Milchan played a key role in the creation of the Kadima party by brokering the political merger of Shimon Peres and Ariel Sharon, two longtime political rivals, to create the centrist party.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Producer Elan Frank Announces Documentary on the Life Of Arnon Milchan Based on the Book 'Confidential'
|No, tabloids, that is not Elan Frank's child that Sarah Palin is carrying.|
Friday, January 6, 2012
edged of bankruptcy and closure... as in going off the air. Enter Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan, who has apparently agreed to save the fledgling but influential channel by injecting fresh funding. [This report has appeared only in the Hebrew press and has yet to be picked up in any English press as of this post].