For rent: Hollywood in Malibu

It's an eight-acre oceanfront estate known as La Villa Contenta. It has four bedrooms, 8½ baths, a screening room and gym. And it's been the setting for "I Love You Man," "Funny People," and a bunch of TV shows. Now the place is for rent. Price: $250,000 a month. Real estate developer Richard Weintraub, who owns the property, tells the WSJ that he wants to travel for several months with his family and is building another house nearby.

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Mark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
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