Los Angeles – Former U.S.
Sen. Bob Kerrey, a Democrat from Nebraska who
currently serves as president of the New
in New York,
has been chosen as the new head of powerful studio lobbying group the Motion Picture
Association of America, TheWrap.com reports.
While no deal has been signed,
Kerrey has reportedly won approval from the studio heads whose interests he
would be representing in Washington.
Kerrey would replace Dan Glickman, who stepped down as chairman of the MPAA in
January after serving five years.