Hollywood Idled: Top Executives Out of the Power Suite (Slideshow)
What kind of life is there after leaving the Hollywood executive suite? - Here's a look, in pictures
After 3 1/2 years as chairman of Universal Pictures, Marc Shmuger left in October 2009. He and Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney are now producing a documentary about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
NBC Television Entertainment Chairman Jeff Gaspin became unemployed at the end of the day Friday, when Comcast took control of NBC. His plans are still unclear.
Terry Press, the former head of marketing for DreamWorks SKG became DreamWorks Animation's worldwide head of marketing in 2006, when Paramount acquired DreamWorks. She left in 2007 to start her own consulting company and is now busy plotting a "Social Network" Oscar campaign and advising CBS Films.
Valerie Van Galder, co-president of worldwide marketing at Sony Pictures Entertainment until September 2009, now consults for Disney on its "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
Jeff Zucker was president and CEO of NBC Universal until the end of the day Friday. When the company's merger with Comcast took effect, Zucker was out of a job. He has expressed interest in producing sports and news.
Co-president of domestic marketing for 20th Century Fox until December, 2010, Pam Levine oversaw "Avatar," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" campaigns, among others. She is living in New York
The president of Disney Interactive Media, Steve Wadsworth, left in September 2010 after 10 years with the company.
Paramount fired the former agent from his position as president of the film group in 2009. Lesher is producing "Cicero," a Warner Bros. picture about Al Capone and is developing "Muscle," an HBO series that "Blue Valentine" writer-director Derek Cianfrance is attached to.
Dick Cook was the highly-regarded chairman of Walt Disney Studios until September 2009, when he was abruptly let go. He is being honored as "Pioneer of the Year" by the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers at this year's Cinemacon.
Fired from his job as production chief at Disney in January, 2010, Oren Aviv starts his new job as Chief Marketing Officer of 20th Century Fox in February.
After stepping down from her job as Lionsgate Films marketing co-president in December, Sarah Greenberg is joining the Weinstein Company as head of publicity and co-head of marketing.
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