Revolution Studios, the Los Angeles film and TV company founded in 2000 by former Hollywood studio chief Joe Roth, has been sold again. Content Partners, a Los Angeles-based entertainment investment company, has acquired Revolution from New York fund manager Fortress Investment Group, Revolution announced...
EXCLUSIVE: Sam Mendes in early talks to develop and direct James And The Giant Peach, a live-action project in the works at Disney with Nick Hornby penning the screenplay and Joe Roth eyeing to produce. We’re hearing the talks are in the very early stages. This would be the latest animated pic-turned-live action play for Disney. Show More Summary
Joe Roth’s Revolution Studios is reaching out to Latino digital video viewers with a two-pronged deal it unveiled this morning. It made an unspecified seven-figure investment for an undisclosed stake in Spanish language digital services company Latin Everywhere. Show More Summary
Hollywood’s favorite comic book writer, Mark Millar, is preparing to bring yet another one of his stories to the big screen. Millar is joining forces with Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum for an adaptation of his latest new title, Empress, described as “part Star Wars, part Guardians of the Galaxy.” F. Show More Summary
EMPRESS to be produced by Joe Roth and written by the writer of the XXX revamp.
Jennifer Garner has signed on to star in Miracles From Heaven, another faith-based film from Heaven Is For Real producers Joe Roth, Devon Franklin, and T.D. Jakes. Heaven Is For Real has helped usher in a new era of mainstream faith-based...Show More Summary
In a competitive situation, Sony has snagged Verona, a script by Neil Widener & Gavin James. Joe Roth and Palak Patel are producing for the studio. It’s a take on Romeo And Juliet. CAA, Grandview and attorney Greg Slewett repped the writers.
It'll be epic and FX laden, from the sound of it... Read the full article on AICN A spec script called VERONA by Neil Widener and Gavin James is being picked up by Sony - looks like Joe Roth (OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, SNOW WHITE AND...Show More Summary
In a competitive situation, Sony has snagged Verona, a script by Neil Widener & Gavin James. Joe Roth and Palak Patel are producing for the studio. The logline is being kept under wraps, but we’re hearing it’s a take on Romeo & Juliet. Hannah Minghella will oversee for the studio with Matt Milam. Widener and James are represented by CAA, Grandview and attorney Greg…
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
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
Joe Roth will produce the big screen adaptation
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
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
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
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 [...]
Universal Pictures is behind this fantasy adaptation about a young art student who is sent across the world to collect bizarre artifacts. [...]