During Tuesday’s unveiling of the restored exterior of the new Saban Building (formerly the historic May Company department store flagship store) on Wilshire Boulevard, Haim recalled how Netflix boss Ted Sarandos invited him to dinner one night. The chairman-ceo of Saban Capital Group suspected that the Netflix boss was probably going to hit him up for a donation of some sort because he told him he was going to sit him next to Leonardo DiCaprio for the meal.
“I said, ‘How much?’” Haim said, before joking, “I knew this was not going well.'”
When Sarandos explained he was looking for funding for the museum, Haim quickly dismissed the idea, saying