Debbie Liebling Pushed Out a Universal After Fast Five Opens at $86 million

Timing is everything. This Monday, Universal's President of Production, Debbie Liebling, lost her job the day after Universal's Fast Five had the biggest opening of the year. She was on the job for just 18 months. She was fired by chairman Adam Fogelson and co-chairman Donna Langley who are reorganizing. She was replaced by two guys--Peter Cramer and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum. Here's what an agent said to the Hollywood Reporter about the firing: She was: "the fall guy" for the studio's troubles. "How long has their bad run been going on?" this person said. "It long preceded Debbie Liebling. She's No.…
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