The Hollywood Reporter’s best stories of the week

Hollywood Park: Emotional Kitten a rare West Coast starter for Ramseys in American Oaks DISNEY ANALYSTS PEG LONE RANGER LOSS AT UP TO $190 MILLION While Wall Street updated its forecasts for the expected write-down on the movie, Disney stock rose, and Credit Suisses Michael Senno highlighted the conglomerates strong setup for the long term. WHY PAY TV WILL PAY BIG MONEY FOR HULU (ANALYSIS) Its all about defense for DirecTV, Peter Chernin and AT&T and even Time Warner Cable, which are still in the hunt for the streaming service while a bid from private equity powerhouses Guggenheim Digital Media and KKR falls out. REMEMBERING PJ TOROKVEI: COMEDY GENIUS BEHIND WKRP WAS TRANSGENDER TRAILBLAZER Producer Stan Brooks recalls how the screenwriter, who died July 3 at age 62, revealed his plans to become a woman: I was hoping for Christie Brinkley; I fear Im heading toward Bea Arthur. MONSTERS, ROBOTS AND TOM CRUISE: INSIDE THE PACIFIC RIM PREMIERE Director Guillermo del Toro and star Charlie Hunnam spoke to THR about Warner Bros. and Legendarys tentpole at the Hollywood premiere on Tuesday.
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Utah landscape creates backdrop for Hollywood magic

3, a race she won in 2012. The Grade 2 A Gleam is part of the Breeders Cup Win and Youre In program, offering a fees-paid berth to the winner for the BC Filly and Mare Sprint at Santa Anita in November. There are two stakes for 2-year-olds on Saturday.
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“It might be partnering with Chinese studios and filmmakers, or making films that really do play to Chinese sensibilities, but they’ll have to do something different. And it’s clear now they’ll have to compete with the Chinese themselves.” China’s “Journey to the West” was the first half’s highest-grossing non-U.S. movie, with $207 million.
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Hollywood Blockbusters Losing Luster: They’re Off 13% at Foreign Box Office

More than 100 movies including “Maverick” and both the 1968 and 2001 “Planet of the Apes” have been shot in this small town on Utah’s southern border. John Carter, one of the more recent films to spotlight the area, used Utahs famous red-rock deserts to recreate the red planet of Mars. Walking along the streets of Kanab, visitors can see movie memorabilia posted in shop windows or visit the Little Hollywood Museum . The town even has its own Walk of Fame that hosts the names of notable actors and directors who filmed in Kanab including Wayne, Ronald Regan and Glenn Ford. Actor and director Robert Redford also contributed to Utahs film fame.
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