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  1. 'Heaven Is for Real' Producers Reteam for Sony's 'Miracles From Heaven' (Exclusive)

    12:03 pm 11/10/2014

    The studio has picked up the film rights to an upcoming faith-based book by Christy BeamRead more

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  2. Revolution Studios Sale Closes at $230 Million

    3:28 pm 6/26/2014

    The company and its movie and TV library have been acquired by Fortress Investments, which will operate it to exploit the movies and sell TV shows. Read more

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  3. Joe Roth Nearing Deal to Sell Revolution for $500 Million (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 6/25/2014

    After five years of looking for a buyer, the producer is selling his company — which has a library of 46 movies, including "Click" and "xXx" — to a hedge fund manager and will become a consultant.Read more

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  4. Produced By: Joe Roth Traces Journey from Production Assistant to Powerhouse Producer

    7:08 pm 6/7/2014

    From failing his way up to out muscling directors, the veteran shared stories with an audience on the Warner Bros. lot.Read more

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  5. T.D. Jakes on Bringing God to Hollywood and Brushing Off Criticism From Cynics

    9:00 am 4/11/2014

    The megachurch leader and producer is in a joint venture with Joe Roth to bring a best-seller about a boy and heaven to the big screen as he cashes in (critics say too much) on Christianity.Read more

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  6. Michael Gracey Set to Direct Universal's 'Daughter of Smoke & Bone' Adaptation

    12:30 pm 12/3/2013

    Joe Roth is producing the adaptation of the best-selling YA fantasy by Laini Taylor. Read more

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  7. Joe Roth's 'Third Act': From 'Gigli' to Billion-Dollar Producer and Pro Soccer Superstar

    10:00 am 11/14/2013

    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.Read more

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  8. Joe Roth to Produce Blind Wrestlers Drama 'Unleash the Mules' at Sony (Exclusive)

    5:20 pm 10/31/2013

    Chris Parker, who is working with Roth on "Heaven Is For Real," wrote the script for the faith-based inspirational sports film. Read more

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  9. From 'American Horror Story' to 'Walking Dead,' How Horror Took Over Hollywood

    9:10 am 10/8/2013

    What's the new fear in town? That terror is changing the game with record-breaking TV hits and bloody cheap films that are eventizing networks (says Ryan Murphy), elevating the genre with Oscar-nominated stars (like Julianne Moore and Jessica Chastain) and minting money: "We keep asking ourselves, 'Is the boom over?' "Read more

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  10. Joe Roth Settles Lawsuit Over Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management' (Exclusive)

    2:04 pm 7/15/2013

    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

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