It’s a wrap for Joe Roth at Revolution Studios, which he founded in 2000. He’ll become a strategic advisor to the company with a first-look TV development deal, the company says today, after it received a major infusion of cash from Fortress Investment Group. Show More Summary
From failing his way up to out muscling directors, the veteran shared stories with an audience on the Warner Bros. lot. read more
In 1977, one of the NFL's top prospects never made it to the NFL. Cal quarterback Joe Roth died of skin cancer two and a half months before the draft.
EXCLUSIVE: Julius Onah has been set by Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures to direct the David Koepp-scripted adaptation of the Marcus Sakey novel Brilliance, which Joe Roth and Palek Patel are producing along with Legendary. It’s got tent pole potential. Show More Summary
Amy Pascal, Alan Horn, Joe Roth, Dick Cook, Terry Semel, Jim Gianopulos, Tom Rothman, Barry Meyer and Brad Grey were among those at the Thursday morning service. read more
After the fall of Revolution, a string of bombs, and a "flunked midlife crisis," the two-time studio chief now co-owns a wildly popular Seattle pro sports team and has a slew of big movies on the horizon, including Angelina Jolie's "Maleficent." "For good or bad, I'm the busiest producer in Hollywood," he says. Show More Summary
Joe Roth will produce the big screen adaptation
The TV producer and Boston Red Sox owner replaces Joe Roth, who is stepping aside to avoid a conflict of interest as he is producing movies for Legendary as well. read more
After serving just over two years, Joe Roth is stepping down from the board of Legendary Entertainment effective September 25, the company announced today. Roth’s departure comes out of a potential governance conflict that he and the...Show More Summary
"The Lone Ranger" and "R.I.P.D." create a new reluctance to bet big on franchises; says producer Joe Roth: "Everyone is trying to get [budgets] down about 20 percent." read more
Jason Shuman and his Blue Star Entertainment filed the original $50 million lawsuit in April 2012, alleging that Anger Management producer Joe Roth reneged on an agreement with the consultant for work he had done for Roth’s Revolution Studios on developing Anger Management into a TV series for FX. Show More Summary
Jason Shuman claimed he was robbed of tens of millions of dollars in backend compensation when the actor's financial demands needed to be satisfied. read more
EXCLUSIVE: Cillian Murphy jas joined the cast of In The Heart Of The Sea, the Ron Howard-directed adaptation of the Nathaniel Philbrick book for Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Pictures. Brian Grazer is producing with Joe Roth, Paula...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Boy, does Joe Roth have the hot hand when it comes to irreverent fairy tale fare. Deadline revealed last Thursday that the Oz The Great And Powerful producer had partnered with Jane Startz Production to acquire movie rights to The School For Good And Evil. Show More Summary
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.