Rebecca Grossman, co-founder and chairwoman of Grossman Burn Foundation, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter in connection with a fatal crash late last month in Westlake Village. The accident killed two children: brothers Mark Iskander, 11, and Jacob Iskander, 8. Officials at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station are looking into the possibility that speed and alcohol were factors in the crash, reports said, and that Rebecca Grossman attempted to leave the scene. Rebecca Grossman is the wife of Dr. Peter Grossman, medical director of Grossman Burn Centers Inc. in West Hills. The foundation she chairs is the philanthropic arm of the burn centers. She is also chief executive of Powerhouse Lux Media, which in the past published Westlake magazine.
Production studio SpringHill Co., founded by Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James and business partner Maverick Carter, struck a four-year first-look film deal with Universal Pictures in Universal City. Universal Filmed Entertainment Group Chairman Donna Langley said SpringHill already has several projects in development at the studio. SpringHill previously had a deal with Burbank-based Warner Bros., which is producing the upcoming “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” SpringHill and Universal will team for “Catch the Wave,” a film about a young African-American woman who falls in love with a Black surfer. The story narrates the history of a once-thriving Black community in Manhattan Beach during the 1920s.