Jackson 'most powerful man in Hollywood'

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has been named the most powerful person in Hollywood.

Premiere magazine's June issue says the 43-year-old New Zealand-born director is one of the few "one man band productions that are changing the grid of the power structure" in Tinseltown.

Producer-director Steve Spielberg is at No. 2 while Steve Jobs and John Lasseter, heads of Pixar animations company fell from last year's No. 1 spot to third.

Among the actors on the list are Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson, Tom Hanks, Will Smith and Johnny Depp.

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