COO Bruce Tobey Said Out at CBS Films; Lionsgate Exec In

CBS Films, saddled with flops like Extraordinary Measures and last weekend’s Faster — is sacking Chief Operating Officer Bruce Tobey, according to New York Magazine’s Vulture column. Tobey will reportedly be replaced by Lionsgate executive Wolfgang Hammer, who will report to President Amy Baer. Meanwhile, investor Carl Icahn continues to stalk Lionsgate, extending his unsolicited tender for all of Lionsgate’s stock to Dec. 10.

Vulture story: http://tinyurl.com/2uma8rg

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