The Producer's Guide: Todd Garner & Hollywood's Elite
Summary: Todd knows movies. For 30 years, the Hollywood veteran has overseen 170 films (and counting) - including XXX, Anger Management, 13 Going on 30, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Black Hawk Down, Punch Drunk Love, Con Air, and Hellboy. Join Todd as he shares tips and stories on the movie business and chats it up with A-list industry pals.
MRS AMERICA showrunner Dahvi Waller and directors Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck talk about Phyllis Schlafly and the creation of their acclaimed FX miniseries - as well as their past work on MAD MEN and CAPTAIN MARVEL!
David & Christina share how they met on an 80s boat party - how a heart attack respawned David's wrestling career - and the creation of their film 12 Hour Shift and doucmentary You Cannot Kill David Arquette!!!
From her early days on Dawson's Creek - to becoming a prominent TV writer / producer - LIZ TIGELAAR talks about the importance of diversity in the writer's room - avoiding tropes - examining prejudice - and how she came to oversee the Hulu miniseries Little Fires Everywhere with Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington!
The Wonder Years. Friday Night Lights. Bates Motel. KERRY EHRIN has worked on some of the best shows on television. And on this episode, she chats with Todd about the development of her newest project - the Apple TV+ series THE MORNING SHOW with Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell!
In his 100th episode - Todd chats with CHRIS BENDER about the development of MULAN - how the COVID pandemic has affected the release date - and how movie theaters can be more creative going forward!
TONY McNAMARA talks about his time with the Sydney Theatre Company - Australian comedy - how zeitgeist affects writing - and the creation of the Hulu miniseries THE GREAT with Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult!
From an internship - to becoming a producer - then an executive - then back again... and then again - PAM ABDY shares BTS stories of her early days at Jersey Films, the making of Garden State and Queen & Slim, and how MGM Studios is being re-started during a pandemic!
Is comedy dead? Peter Principato shares how he's managing comedic talent during quarantine as well as his experiences working with the William Morris Agency and Lorne Michaels!
Belle / Handmaid's Tale / Mrs America writer / director AMMA ASANTE joins Todd to discuss racism - making movies with social impact - and how to facilitate change as filmmakers.
CASSIAN ELWES returns to talk partying in Cannes - promoting female directors - and the future of indie movies beyond quarantine.
Roy Lee shares how his early curiosity with intellectual property landed him the rights to produce The Ring - The Departed - The Lego Movie - It - and much more!
BREAKTHROUGH producer / best-selling author DeVON FRANKLIN chats with Todd about the cultural importance of content - as well as managing fear - finding self-value - and staying motivated during quarantine.
Former Lionsgate Co-Chairman ROB FRIEDMAN talks about his time at Warner Bros & Paramount - overseeing production of TITANIC - making movies for international audiences - and creating his newest company ASCENDANT ENTERTAINMENT!
Entertainment reporter / Schmoedown Legend JEFF SNEIDER chats with Todd about the recent history of the Hollywood trades - what it means to be a "fanboy critic" - and just what Christopher Nolan is thinking with the upcoming release of TENET!
Beau Flynn returns to talk about his upcoming films with DWAYNE "THE ROCK" JOHNSON including RED NOTICE, JUNGLE CRUISE & DC's BLACK ADAM - how movies are being mixed / edited during quarantine - AND Todd gets fired up over how to save movie theaters!!