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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Legendary Picks Up Superpowered Thriller Novel 'Brilliance'

    6:05 pm 3/12/2013

    "Oz the Great and Powerful" producer Joe Roth is attached to produce the adaptation of Marcus Sakey's upcoming novel.Read more

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  8. 'Anger Management' Lawsuit Claims Joe Roth Committed Fraud to Satisfy Charlie Sheen

    8:52 am 2/22/2013

    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

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  9. Joe Roth Goes for Win in $50 Million 'Anger Management' Lawsuit

    12:55 pm 2/19/2013

    The heavyweight producer says all his promises were kept.Read more

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  10. Joe Roth to Produce Universal's 'Daughter of Smoke & Bone'

    10:54 am 12/18/2012

    The "Alice in Wonderland" producer takes on the first entry in Laini Taylor's young adult fantasy trilogy.Read more

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