• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Women in Entertainment 2010 - Power 100 List

Continue reading the list
    Emma Watts
    Evan Agostini/Getty Images
    23
    Emma Watts
    President of production, 20th Century Fox

    Watts got her start in film working for Oliver Stone’s production company, Illusion Entertainment. And equally meaningful as her Stone memories is the photograph in her office by her first boss, the late photographer Herb Ritts, for whom she worked as a P.A. in his studio. “He really captured people’s moments,” she says of the photo, Paradise Cove, that adorns the wall of her Los Angeles office. Watts will need the same eye as the studio moves “to elevate the caliber of filmmakers and put [them] with the biggest talent we can get our hands on,” she says. Among her projects: such tentpoles as X-Men: First Class and Rise of the Apes, along with other fare like Cameron Crowe’s We Bought a Zoo, R-rated comedy The Sitter and Gore Verbinski’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

    Continue reading the list