FX has bought a drama pitch from L.A. Confidential author James Ellroy and producers Joe Roth and Clark Peterson. Based on Ellroy’s 2012 novella Shakedown, the project is set in the tabloid world and underbelly of Los Angeles circa the...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Flight actress Kelly Reilly will play the mother of a boy who emerges from an operation claiming to have been to heaven in the Sony pic. Joe Roth and T.D. Jakes are producing the faith-based drama. Plucked from the New York...Show More Summary
One might assume that, like other recent films, Oz the Great and Powerful takes place in an entirely computer-generated environment. Surprisingly, it doesn't. Producer Joe Roth explains, "I think one of the misconceptions is that we were making a CGI...
'Oz the Great and Powerful' producer Joe Roth says Dorothy won't appear in the sequel. Meanwhile, WB is putting together a TV series described as 'Game of Thrones in the Oz world.'
LeVar Burton has some issues with J.J. Abrams‘ attitude toward the Star Trek franchise, and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with that Star Wars gig. Also after the jump: Producer Joe Roth talks a bit about Alice in Wonderland 2 Transformers 4 will be darker and grittier, says Mark Wahlberg Benedict Cumberbatch‘s John [...]
It's every screenwriter's nightmare. To be in the office of one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, pitching all of your script ideas. Only to then have that mover-and-shaker repeatedly say "Nope. Not interested." But that's exactly what happened back in 2009 to poor Mitchell Kapner.
Jason Shuman, the producer who says he was robbed of tens of millions of dollars from the FX series, now alleges that Sheen's financial participation came at his own expense. read more
Charlie Sheen has fired back at the man who sued "Anger Management" producer Joe Roth for more than $50 million, claiming that his involvement in...
The heavyweight producer says all his promises were kept. read more
Universal Pictures is behind this fantasy adaptation about a young art student who is sent across the world to collect bizarre artifacts. [...]
Universal Pictures has set Joe Roth ( Snow White and the Huntsman ) to produce their upcoming fantasy epic Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Deadline reports. Palak Patel is attached as executive producer. The young adult fantasy novel was written by National Book Award Finalist Laini Taylor. Show More Summary
BREAKING: Signaling that Universal Pictures sees the project as a priority, the studio has set Joe Roth to produce the film adaptation of Daughter of Smoke & Bone, the young adult fantasy novel by National Book Award Finalist Laini Taylor. Show More Summary
Sam Raimi, the director of Oz: The Great and Powerful, joined the stars of the film, Michelle Williams and Mila Kunis, and producer Joe Roth, at a press conference at Comic-Con to chat about the upcoming film. In The Wizard of Oz prequel,...Show More Summary
Anger Management producer Joe Roth’s countersuit today in the $50 million lawsuit over the upcoming FX series has “no merit,” says Bryan Freedman, lawyer for plaintiff Jason Sherman. Roth’s action today (Read it here) was a response to the multi-million dollar complaint Sherman and his Blue Star Entertainment filed on April 18. Show More Summary
The heavyweight producer claims he terminated Jason Shuman's contract; Shuman says he's entitled to compensation on the upcoming Charlie Sheen sitcom read more
Joe Roth is producing this drama based on Nathanial Philbrick's book about a sperm whale that destroyed a whaling boat. [...]
That's right folks. We've got another supernatural/vampire flick coming our way courtesy of Universal Pictures and producer Joe Roth. According to Variety the studio is in final negotiations to pick up a spec script from Larry Brenner titled BETHLEHEM. Show More Summary
Universal has bought the Black List script Bethlehem, scripted by Larry Brenner. Joe Roth is producing and Cedric Nicholas is directing. Nicholas makes his feature directing debut after putting together a presentation and pitching it to the studio in a fashion similar to how Roth setup up Universal’s Snow White And The Huntsman. Show More Summary
Hollywood lawyer Skip Brittenham wrote the graphic novel, set in a future where humans have colonized the galaxy. [...]
The sci-fi tale is designed as a cross-platform franchise