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Bruce Willis, Armie Hammer, Helen Mirren and More to Toast Jerry Bruckheimer at American Cinematheque Gala

The American Cinematheque has revealed the presenters for its Jerry Bruckheimer tribute, taking place December 12 at the Beverly Hills Hilton. As the 27th recipient of the Cinematheque Award, which functions as a mid-career honor, Bruckheimer will be toasted and lightly roasted by friends and colleagues at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala. It's no surprise that the mighty Bruckheimer, who is moving his producing deal from Disney to Paramount, has lined up an all-star list of presenters, below.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • December 9, 2013 4:43 PM
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Jerry Bruckheimer Will Pull Out the Stops for his American Cinematheque Ball

The American Cinematheque has announced its 27th gala honoree will be producer Jerry Bruckheimer, who will be guaranteed to pack the Beverly Hilton Hotel with his cronies on December 12.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • September 24, 2013 2:17 PM
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Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Part Ways After Almost Two Decades

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer have opted to not to renew their first-look deal, which will expire next year. The Disney-Bruckheimer relationship goes back to the 1990s, and marks one of the most successful Hollywood partnerships of the last two decades.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • September 20, 2013 1:15 PM
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Can Runaway Western 'The Lone Ranger' Make Its Money Back? Review and Round-Up

The scuttle from the set of the prodigiously expensive "The Lone Ranger," the latest movie from the producer, writers and director behind the lucrative "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, was that Gore Verbinski was yet another runaway director run amok, not unlike Michael Cimino on "Heaven's Gate," lavishing millions of dollars on building two working 250-ton 19th-century style trains (hydraulic, not steam) to run on a five-mile oval track with a stretch of double tracks, among other things.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 1, 2013 1:46 PM
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