HIGHLIGHTS: The annual list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment includes Oprah, Donald Glover, Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Lawrence, LeBron James, and Tom Cruise. Disney CEO Bob Iger is #1.
FULL STORY: If LEBRON JAMES left Cleveland to go to L.A. to become a Hollywood mogul, he’s already making a big impact.
The “Hollywood Reporter” put out its annual list of the Most Powerful People in Entertainment, and LeBron made his first appearance at #75. Some other celebrities made the cut, but most of it is producers, executives, and other business-types . . . especially at the top.
The #1 spot went to Disney CEO Bob Iger. Here are the names you’ll recognize:
#19. “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy
#30. “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes
32. “Lost” creator J.J. Abrams
#33. Steven Spielberg
#35. “SNL” creator Lorne Michaels
#38. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
#39. Reese Witherspoon
#42. Donald Glover
#44. Ellen DeGeneres
#48. Leonardo DiCaprio
#51. “Dark Knight” director Christopher Nolan
#54. Denzel Washington
#55. Jordan Peele
#57. Tyler Perry
#58. “Avatar” director James Cameron
#65. Jennifer Lawrence
#66. “Survivor” dictator Mark Burnett
#68. Chris Pratt
#69. Kevin Hart
#71. Ryan Reynolds
#75. LeBron James
#79. Tiffany Haddish. She’s definitely a star who’s on the rise, but it’s crazy that she’s already this high . . . when most people didn’t even know her a year ago. She’s even ahead of Will Ferrell.
#83. “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler
#87. “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda
#90. Will Ferrell and his creative partner Adam McKay
#92. “Game of Thrones” showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
#93. Meryl Streep. As always she’s in the running, but not the best.
#94. Michael B. Jordan
#95. “Infinity War” directors Joe and Anthony Russo
#96. Tom Cruise
#99. Elisabeth Moss
LeBron is doing more than just starring in a new “Space Jam” movie. He has his own production company set up at Warner Brothers. (Read more about that, here. And hit up HollywoodReporter.com for the full list.)